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Guest Column: Yes, those without party affiliation can vote in the Aug. 18 Primary

July 8, 2020 “NPA” may sound like it could be an alien from another planet, or maybe a government agency, but it actually stands for “No Party Affiliation,” a term for those voters who choose not to register wit... more »»

Guest Column: 20 Years of North Fort Myers Civic Pride

July 1, 2020 As we are at the midpoint of 2020, this year has not turned out to be what many of us could or would have expected or even imagined to this point. more »»

Letter from the Chamber president: Socially distant, always present

March 24, 2020 Unprecedented times. That’s one of many phrases we are hearing on a routine basis lately, and we will persevere. more »»

Guest Column: Rainy season brings deluge of concerns for homeowners in need of roofing, home repairs

June 12, 2019 Rainy season arrived early this year. For many of us, that means we have to fire up the grill for lunch instead of dinner, stash an umbrella in the car and leave the pool when the sky starts rumbling. more »»

NFM Civic Association: Gearing up for Christmas, early and traditional

June 5, 2019 Even though it is the first week in June, Christmas is on tap as a major topic for the North Fort Myers Civic Association. more »»

NFM Civic Association: Lots of good information presented at hurricane seminar

May 22, 2019 The North Fort Myers Civic Association held our first Hurricane Seminar this past week in several years at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center as a free public service to the North Fort Myers... more »»

NFM Civic Association: Come out to the ballpark Saturday night

April 24, 2019 The North Fort Myers Civic Association will hold its second annual North Fort Myers Community Night at the Ballpark this Saturday night, April 27, at the Century Link Sports Comple. more »»

NFM Civic Association: Softball fields continuing NFM need

April 17, 2019 Fields of Dreams, that is what the situation seems to be when asking about Softball Fields for our residents of North Fort Myer. more »»

North Fort Myers Civic Association: We are diverse, yes, but ‘We are all North Fort Myers’

April 3, 2019 North Fort Myers, it’s a wonderful place. So many times, when you hear or read about North Fort Myers you never really get a true perspective of what type of community North Fort Myers really is. more »»

Mark Our Words: Two new board members added at Civic

February 27, 2019 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... more »»

North Fort Myers Civic Association: North Fort Myers revitalization needed

February 13, 2019 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... more »»

Mark Lipton will be sorely missed

January 24, 2019 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... more »»

NFM Civic Association: Much accomplished in 2018

December 27, 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 Yea. more »»

NFM Tree Lighting is set for Dec. 15

December 4, 2018 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. more »»

NFM Civic Association: Civic gearing up for Community Night at the Miracle ’19

November 14, 2018 Well, the election is over. Seems like everyone got a little something but we’ll let the political pundits sort that out. It’s be another year before the politicians come out again for 2020. more »»

NFM Civic Association: Election day is rapidy approaching

October 31, 2018 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. more »»

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

October 17, 2018 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. more »»

NFM Civic Association: To Tax or not to tax?

October 4, 2018 The next Civic Association meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 9. at 6:30. And yes, I am positive. more »»

NFM Civic Association: Get ready for a long ballot – vote by mail!

September 19, 2018 Well, I hate to admit error, but there were two in my last column. I sent the date of our Sept. 10 meeting as the 10th. It was the 11th. We meet every second Tuesday except for special events. more »»

NFM Civic Association: Elections, an art walk, a new pool and more

September 5, 2018 Well, the primary election is behind us and now, on to the general election. While Nov. 6 seems a long way off, the vote by mail (formerly absentee) ballots go out 45 days before that, Sept. 2. more »»



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