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On the Water: Sheepshead more active when the temperature cools

This is peak season for the one fish around Pine Island and Southwest Florida that thrives during the cooler winter months -- the sheepshead (Archosaurs probatocephalus). Sheepshead are easily identified by their broad body with telltale black vertical stripes that many have renamed the convict ...

NFM Civic Association: Gearing up for Christmas, early and traditional

Even though it is the first week in June, Christmas is on tap as a major topic for the North Fort Myers Civic Association.Not only is the North Fort Myers Civic Association working on one Christmas project, we are actually working on two, with one of them taking place right now and running ...

NFM Civic Association: Lots of good information presented at hurricane seminar

The North Fort Myers Civic Association held our first Hurricane Seminar this past week in several years at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center as a free public service to the North Fort Myers community. The seminar was very well attended as well as quite informative in preparation for the ...

NFM Civic Association: Come out to the ballpark Saturday night

The North Fort Myers Civic Association will hold its second annual North Fort Myers Community Night at the Ballpark this Saturday night, April 27, at the Century Link Sports Complex.The West Palm Beach Cardinals take on the Fort Myers Miracle.Gates open at 5 p.m. The event begins at 6 ...

NFM Civic Association: Softball fields continuing NFM need

Fields of Dreams, that is what the situation seems to be when asking about Softball Fields for our residents of North Fort Myers.For the past several years the question that seems to pop up the most at the annual North Fort Myers Town Hall Meeting is that of when North Fort Myers will get a ...

Mark Our Words: Two new board members added at Civic

The North Fort Myers Civic Association added two new board of directors that were voted in by the general membership and one that was appointed by the board of directors to fill a remaining term at our February General Membership meeting held on Feb. 12. The three new board of directors are ...

North Fort Myers Civic Association: North Fort Myers revitalization needed

Have you taken a drive down Old US 41 lately? Have you noticed the amount of outside storage that has been accumulating on the strip between Weavers Corner and the Caloosahatchee Bridge? From semi-tractors and empty semi trailers located on vacant lots, to unsightly outside storage of ...

Mark Lipton will be sorely missed

As president of the North Fort Myers Civic Association, I am saddened to pass on to the readers of this column and to those in our community the recent passing of North Fort Myers Civic Association Board of Directors member Mark Lipton. Since he was elected a civic board member, Mark was ...