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Santa coming to the Shell Factory

news@breezenewspapers.com Every year, Santa Claus makes the long journey from the North Pole to North Fort Myers and the Shell Factory to get some sun and find out what all the good little girls and boys want for Christmas. This year will be no different as he will appear at the Holiday Shop on Thanksgiving weekend, from Friday through Sunday, Nov. 27 through 29, from 10 a.m. to noon, in what is expected to be one of his two Shell Factory appearances this holiday season. Of course, with COVID continuing throughout the country, Santa is going to take all the precautions needed to make sure the kids, parents and he himself are safe. Children will be able to have their picture taken with Santa, just from a safe distance. “We are absolutely following safe distancing guidelines. We have it set up to where Santa will be with the children, but the children won’t sit on his ...

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Fred Gerald Ross

Fred Gerald Ross, 84 of North Fort Myers, FL passed away on November 17, 2020. Arrangements are by Coral Ridge Funeral Home, Cemetery and Cremation Services, Cape Coral. Please visit www.coralridgefuneralhome.com for additional information.

Letters to the Editor

The color of hypocrisy is blue

To the editor: In response to the recent letter written by Paul Kiefner, “You can...” The conclusion “You can’t beat Blue” is wrong where the writer does not follow his own research or see the problem before his nose. The letter blames a lot of stuff on the Proud Boys or ...


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North Fort Myers Civic Association supports concept of Paradise Isle

Paradise Isle, the largest development project in the history of North Fort Myers, is ready to become a reality as the official Hearing Examiner dates for this project will commence on Wednesday July 29 and continue through Friday, July 31. The hearing for Paradise Isle will be held in the Lee ...