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Residents enjoy Veterans Park’s holiday movie night

news@breezenewspapers.com Veterans Park Recreation Center hosted A Holiday Time in the Park on Dec. 11. Members of the community came out to experience the family-friendly, free event which was held in the park’s central field. According to Veterans Park Recreation Center Supervisor ...

Toll amnesty program under way

news@breezenewspapers.com An estimated 5,800 Lee County drivers, representing approximately 36,268 citations, now have the opportunity to reduce their overdue toll fines to $10 per citation, potentially saving them a thousands of dollars. “We are hoping to get as many people taken care of ...

Kids show it’s better to give than receive

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Paying it forward during the holidays is always a generous gesture, but a Cape Coral 7- and 8-year-old sister-brother duo go above and beyond. Adyn and Abby Pickett’s “Lego’cy Holiday Toy Drive” raised 1,800 toys for young patients at Golisano ...

Youth Support Group offered for LGBTQ teens

news@breezenewspapers.com After teens and their parents began reaching out and saying they are not doing well during the COVID-19 pandemic, Visuality has launched a support group for youths. Visuality has received a significant number of requests from teens who are feeling isolated and ...

Paycheck Protection Program provided lifeline

news@breezenewspapers.com Hundreds of small businesses in Lee County were aided by the Paycheck Protection Program this year, providing much-needed relief to companies who suffered through the devastation caused by state-ordered and locally-mandated closures and restrictions during the ...

Rotary to host free drive thru event

news@breezenewspapers.com On Friday, Dec. 25, the Rotary Club of Lehigh Acres will host a free holiday dinner in Lehigh Acres. This year the event will be a drive thru/pick up event. The annual Christmas holiday meal will begin at 11 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m. at St. Raphael's Catholic ...

Gittens updates Community Council

news@breezenewspapers.com School Board member Gwyn Gittens has provided the Lehigh Community Council with an update on growth in the East Zone, pandemic or not. The District 5 board member spoke about current student enrollment numbers, and the need for more schools and teachers here in ...

Vaccine on the horizon as state reports spike

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com  Local health officials in Lee County are gearing up to receive and distribute the new COVID-19 vaccine in the coming weeks.  Lee Health said it expects a supply to vaccinate employees by the end of the month while the Department of Health Lee County said ...