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Pets of the Week: Riddick and Cassidy

RiddickRiddick, is a great all-around kitty. He gets along with everybody, does great with cats, and even likes dogs. He is 3-1/2 years old male waiting for his forever home.CassidyCassidy is a 4-year-old female that enjoys a quieter life. She gets along with the other cats in her cottage and ...

Pets of the Week

Big BoyBig Boy is an extremely handsome fellow with unusual markings. He is also good natured and gets along great with most cats. He would do best in a settled home with older children. He is 9 years old. And since he is "slightly senior" his adoption is only $6. What a deal for such a great ...

Full roster of programs announced for September

This month's roster of activities at North Fort Myers Public Library offers topics for all ages. The following activities are free to the public:ADULTS* Miss Marple Monthly Knitters2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3These sessions are for knitters and crocheters of all levels. Come visit and share project ...

May programs at the North Fort Myers Library

May's roster of activities at North Fort Myers Public Library offers topics for all ages. The following activities are free to the public:ADULTSn Books and Bites10:30 a.m. Monday, May 6Join our monthly social hour! We will discuss any books in any format, or movies that have piqued your ...

Sometimes the reasons are valid

To the editor:All right, all right, everyone calm down. Now it is truly time to tamp down the hysteria which is emanating from the extremes on both sides of this volatile issue. Taxes: that single word which can send certain individuals over the edge of insanity, simply due to the fact that ...

Guest opinion: The hard-working people of SW Fla. need your help

Florida has a chance to do the right thing. We need your help convincing lawmakers to do it.Your neighbors, hard-working but low income, are struggling to get the medical care they need. A 52-year-old single man lives alone, has diabetes, neuropathy, a foot ulcer, symptoms of depression, no ...

You can vote for your favorite ball player

Pre-order statistics for Forever stamps honoring four of Major League Baseball's iconic legends indicate that Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams leads in popularity.He is followed by New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio, Pittsburgh Pirate Willie Stargell, and Cleveland Indian Larry Doby.It's still ...

Postal Pointers: Inspection Service warns of fraudulent customer emails

The Postal Inspection Service wants to alert USPS employees and postal customers about fraudulent emails.The emails claim to be from "USPS Global," "Global Services" or "USPS customer services." They inform customers that a package is being held for them and they will be charged for each day ...

Postal Pointers: Premium Forwarding service made easier

The U.S. Postal Service has added Premium Forwarding Service to the suite of online products and services available through usps.com.Previously only offered at a Post Office, the popular service now is available to any customer with an account on usps.com. For just $15.25 a week and $15 to ...

The economics of baseball

As Lee County celebrates the new JetBlue Park, it is important to reflect on how close we were to losing the Boston Red Sox and on the importance of baseball to our local economy. Since 2000, five Major League baseball teams have relocated their Spring Training from the Florida Grapefruit ...