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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 ...

NFM Civic Association: Much accomplished in 2018

Well, this is my last column for 2018. I will be back after the 1st. I'll begin wishing all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Stay safe and enjoy friends and family and all the groups you may be associated with. If you have time, please visit those who are alone or otherwise shut in. ...

NFM Tree Lighting is set for Dec. 15

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. As we finish off leftover turkey and a variety of casseroles, Christmas and Chanukah are already upon us.The North Fort Myers Civic Association has had an annual tradition held at the Recreation Center - same location we have our meetings - a ...

NFM Civic Association: Election day is rapidy approaching

Well, the votes are coming in. All absentee ballots went out but many have yet to be returned. Please, don't let your ballot sit on a counter or desk and not get returned. And don't wait until the last day to mail. The Supervisor of Elections must have the ballot in hand by Nov. 6. Postmark ...

NFM Civic Association: The facts ma’am, just the facts

That's what Sgt. Joe Friday of the Los Angeles Police Department was attributed as saying on radio, then on television (he never really said it though). Dragnet, documenting real life crime stories, was a popular show. Whether it was a robbery, swindle, or murder, Sgt. Joe was laser focused. ...

NFM Civic Association: To Tax or not to tax?

The next Civic Association meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 9. at 6:30.And yes, I am positive.The meeting will be devoted to discussion about the Lee County School District and the half-cent sales tax on the ballot. The speakers will be Dr. Greg Adkins, Superintendent, and Chris Patricca, School Board ...