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Free hurricane seminar at the Shell Factory

After a two-year absence in in-person hurricane seminars, John Patrick, chief meteorologist with ABC-7, will highlight a free seminar being offered by The Shell Factory and Nature Park, 16554 N. Cleveland Ave., North Fort Myers, on Thursday, June 23, beginning at 10 a.m. The seminar will ...

Cataract surgeon offers Quigley Cares programs

news@breezenewspapers.com Those who have debilitating cataracts and are experiencing a financial hardship may qualify for the Quigley Cares program, a program that pays for cataract surgery in its entirety. Quigley Eye Specialists Founder and cataract surgeon Dr. Thomas Quigley said when he ...

County to consider civic center contract extension with Fair Association

The Lee County Board of County Commissioners is expected to extend the contract between the county and the Southwest Florida and Lee County Fair Association by one year. The Fair Association requested a one-year extension to the current Management Agreement for the Lee County Civic Center on ...

New Neighbor products debut in June

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers Neighbor publishes its final weekly print edition today, giving way to an expanded lineup of news, lifestyle and marketing products for readers and advertisers. The local news coverage residents have become accustomed to will become more timely ...

Hundreds attend baseball card show

news@breezenewspapers.com It was 9 a.m. and there was a line outside Pondella Bingo with about three dozen people waiting to be the first ones to make a deal on a hobby that has made a huge comeback in recent years. The SWFL Sports Card Show brought more than 20 vendors to the area as well ...

After six decades, drive-in flea market to close

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers Drive-in was among the first real go-to attractions in the area and, when it wasn’t showing movies, it was the place to go to buy produce, artwork, clothing and hunt for bargains at the Wednesday flea market. On Wednesday, after nearly 60 ...

Rotary names top Rotarian, installs officers

news@breezenewspapers.com William Barnes has done so much to give back to the community and it dates back to long before he became a Rotarian. However, his and the Rotarians’ giving nature seemed a perfect fit, so Barnes joined two years ago and made an immediate impact. It didn’t ...

Watermelon celebrated at 31 Produce

news@breezenewspapers.com 31 Produce celebrated its inaugural Watermelon Day Saturday, a homage to the start of the watermelon season in Southwest Florida and the colorful fruits, seed and seedless. Attendees could even vote which one they liked best. Paige Greenwell, manager at 31 ...

Neighbor to go exclusively online at end of month

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers Neighbor will publish its final weekly print edition on Wednesday, May 26, giving way to an expanded lineup of news, lifestyle and marketing products for readers and advertisers. The local news coverage residents have become accustomed to will ...