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Veterans museum, foundation, in dire need of donations

To the editor:I am the founder of two (501 C -3) charities, Invest in America's Veterans Foundation-Florida and SW Florida Military Museum and Library located at our Cape Coral facility. We have been providing services to our local community and especially our veterans for 12 years since our ...

Shout out for Tommy Doyle

To the editor:Arguably not since Abraham Lincoln won re-election during the civil war has the Grand Old Party had such a challenge as Florida and Lee County in our recent election. Tommy Doyle and his staff did a commendable job of holding the election in very inhospitable circumstances. ...

When the pandemic passes, remember those who protect us

To the editor:To all "first responders," I apologize. When fire departments here ask for more money to buy equipment, we turned them down. When teachers ask for more money to teach and keep our children safe, we turned them down. Next time teachers, firefighters police, medical aid providers, ...

We need to prepare for what’s coming next

To the editor:Hi, my name is Hayden McBride I go to Gulf Middle School. The reason I am sending this letter is that I feel like we are in trouble and we need to fight back to survive as a community.I think the coronavirus is worse than we think because of how it is going to impact us in the ...

DeSantis should resign

To the editor:You goofed, Governor.Your ineptness on more than one occasion has and will cause great loss of life in the State of Florida. You cannot be trusted to make the right or sensible choices. You are only guided by partisan politics, not the welfare of the citizens and residents of ...

Guest Opinion: Housing instability an ongoing crisis

Rent is due, and millions of American families struggling to afford their payments face housing instability.As the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic continues to run its course, communities in Southwest Florida and throughout the United States are grappling with seldomly discussed, yet longstanding ...

Words to live by: Safer At Home

A "limited movement" mandate is now in effect throughout Florida.Gov. Ron DeSantis last Wednesday issued an executive order that states that as of 12:01 this morning, those 65 and older and those medically at risk "shall stay at home and take all measures to limit the risk of exposure to ...