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Be Aware of Burglars’ Preferences

A MESSAGE FROM THE DESK OF SHERIFF CARMINE MARCENO: BURGLARS’ PREFERENCES A very recent conversation with residents at a local community homeowners’ gathering prompted me to take this opportunity to share important information regarding nationwide burglary trends. While burglars and prowlers most definitely benefit from the...

Year-end donations fuel year-round programs and services

By Jessica Stanfield Nonprofits across Southwest Florida rely on the generosity of supporters and philanthropic organizations to fund vital programs and services, and ultimately their missions. At the end of each year, many organizations make a strong appeal for financial support. This funding is critical to...

Marine discovers art, optimism following lung cancer diagnosis

Marines like Murray Bryant are taught to tough it out. Grind through the pain. In early 2021, Bryant noticed he would sometimes lose his balance, and his golf game wasn’t up to par. Something just wasn’t right. Rather than grin and bear it, Bryant visited a...

Teacher draws energy, motivation from students

There are many reasons an employee might call out sick, like a cough, fever, cold or allergies. Or perhaps a child or spouse is ill and they need to provide care. Certainly, having kidney dialysis is a valid excuse to miss work. Not for Pam Goldsmith,...

The right paint color can turn a bedroom into a sanctuary

Surprisingly, the living room or kitchen is not the room in our homes where we spend the most time. It’s the bedroom. In fact, we spend nearly half of our lives there! In addition to sleeping seven hours daily, the average American spends another four hours in...

Meals on Wheels brings Valentine’s Day hearts, smiles to SWFL seniors

Schoolchildren typically receive dozens of Valentine’s Day cards each year from classmates and friends. These colorful notecards are filled with heartfelt messages of encouragement, enthusiasm, positivity and praise. Adults often just receive one or two cards from loved ones, or perhaps a colleague at work. Some...

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