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VFW Post 4174: School days!

On the radio back in 1948, a program called Our Miss Brooks was on the air, regaling listeners with the trials and tribulations of an imaginary high school. The show was popular and a regular feature until 1956 when it went to television, with Eve Arden in the lead role as Miss Brooks. It ...

Policy conflicts reek of hypocrisy

To the editor: The Biden administration seems to be obsessively concerned with getting the nation vaccinated, even suggesting going door to door to get their message across. One has to wonder why the same concern is not being directed to the hundreds of people killed in cities such as ...

Stop the blame game and face reality

To the editor: The recent letter you published on July 23, “Help Immigrants, not smugglers,” deserves a response. A response, not because I agree with it, but because it really makes no sense. It struck a nerve that needs a reply. The writer’s argument seems to put down the ...

Florida — Sunshine State or dark clouds?

To the editor: Our governor, Ronnie De, came out really early refusing to accept CDC guidelines and data gathered by our highly educated scientific community. In spite of the governor, we wore marks, got vaccinated, avoided crowds and tried to maintain the 6-foot distance. And we were ...

United we must stand

To say the Army Corps of Engineers’ plan of choice to manage Lake Okeechobee over the next decade or so was greeted with mixed reviews this week might be the PC understatement of the year. The Corps’ selection of Alternative CC —aka Balanced Alternative CC— over five other options for ...

VFW Post 4174: Help at hand

In 1920, World War I veterans created a service for disabled military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. This organization, known as the DAV was founded to assist veterans and their families through various predicaments. Because of the great need for such an undertaking, a federal ...

The job market: Signs of the times

Some signs of the times: Press release: The Lee Clerk of the Courts is holding a career fair. Press release: The School District of Lee County is hosting an informational event on teaching positions within the District. Press release: The School District of Lee County has a critical need ...

Guest Commentary: Paddling upstream

Today, we are at the intersection of state power and citizen determination. Our state legislators have restricted our ability to petition the government at the very moment we are watching our waters — the lifeblood of our community — be degraded and abused to the point of making us sick. ...

Help immigrants, not smugglers

To the editor: Checks to anyone who claims children residing as dependents in the U.S. went out July 15. Adding an additional $1 trillion to the national debt annually, the child credit checks were mailed by the IRS last week to all families. Thanks to Marco Rubio these checks come regardless ...

VFW Post 4174: The VFW – 8 days a week!

Chances Are you’ve been reading all about the many good things the VFW, Post 4174 in Lehigh Acres does for veterans. But, I want to tell you, it’s not all work and no play here. We have many Wonderful Wonderful times and the camaraderie we share can leave one feeling so very Warm and ...