Local, National Park Rangers Work the Pope’s Visit

By Sean Perchalski United States Park Ranger When a large event occurs within national public places, different government entities will assign a special detail. Details such as the Pope Francis visit are typically a once in a lifetime thing, and most of the rangers are name requested. They occur throughout the year for special events like the 4th of July […]

Blessing of the Fleet

Submitted Everglades City celebrated the blessing of the 2015-2016 stone crab fleet on Saturday, September 26. The event was hosted on the grounds of the Rod & Gun Club and included music, a bake sale, local arts & crafts and a frog jumping contest. Many children from the community enjoyed the festivities. Local correspondent, Amelia Perchalski, reports that “at the […]

Christmas Island Style Hosts Casino Night October 17

By Coastal Breeze News Staff Christmas Island Style has added a new event to its line-up for 2015: Casino Night. Casino Night will take place on Saturday, October 17 from 6-9 PM at the Rose History Auditorium at the Marco Island Historical Museum. The fun-filled evening boasts casino-style gambling, gift and cash raffles, a prize for the best-dressed couple (holiday-themed), […]

Physicians Regional Healthcare System’s 4th Annual PINK PARTY

By Coastal Breeze News Staff In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Physicians Regional Healthcare System is once again hosting its annual “PINK PARTY” on Thursday, October 22 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. This year’s PINK PARTY will take place at Naples Luxury Imports, 900 Tamiami Trail North in Naples. A highly popular annual event, Physicians Regional’s PINK PARTY […]

A Goodland Favorite Son Succeeds at MIA, Part Two

GOODLAND LIFE By Barry Gwinn bgwinn@comcast.net A few days after being abandoned and picked up by his uncle, Tyler ended up with his sister in East Naples. She faithfully took him over to Marco Island Charter Middle School every school day during his 7th grade year. The next year, his dad returned and managed to rent another place in Goodland. […]