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Everglades tomatoes: Tiny wonders

(Editor's note: The following column was published previously in The Breeze.) Imagine a self-seeding bush that produces tiny, sweet tomatoes all year long. Now imagine this bush is disease and pest resistant, requires little care and thrives in our hot, humid climate. If this sounds too ...

Education Notes

60 students awarded academic honors from College Board National Recognition Programs Sixty School District of Lee County students have earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. These National Recognition Programs grant underrepresented students with ...

Tickets on sale for Breeze ‘80’s Ladies Night’

Want to turn back the clock for an evening of fun, frills and fashion? Breeze Newspapers will present 80’s Ladies Night on Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. at Palmetto-Pine Country Club where all things retro are front and center. Attendees will be treated to an entertaining night of shopping, ...

Faith Presbyterian adds interim associate pastor

Faith Presbyterian Church, 4544 Coronado Parkway, this week announced that Lauren Davis has been added to the staff as interim associate pastor. She is working with youth, providing pastoral care and serving as staff liaison to several church committees and programs. Lauren is a native of ...

Busatta, Feichthaler named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Two Cape Coral students have been named as semifinalists for the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program: Cape Coral High School's Anthony A. Busatta and Oasis High's Eric P. Feichthaler. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the list of over 16,000 semifinalists Wednesday in ...

Who gets deposit when a home sale falls through?

Dear Mr. Feichthaler: I signed a contract to sell my home back in July, and last week was our closing date. The buyer had no contingencies in the contract, so it provides I get to keep the deposit if they don’t complete the purchase. The deposit was $2,000. The escrow agent is telling me ...

A ‘What? Me worry?’ mad economy and housing market

In trying to develop a theme for this week’s real estate column that deals with the economic realities facing most Americans on the ground, we were torn between two choices. One theme was based on the “stupid is as stupid does” line from the movie "Forest Gump." This famous line seems to ...

Real Estate Briefs

Roman Roofing expansion to begin MK Architecture received the building permits for a new industrial building for the expansion of Roman Roofing Inc. of Cape Coral. The project consists of 7,000 square feet of pre-engineered storage building to be located at its existing location at 921 ...

American Legion Auxiliary donates supplies to CAC

On Aug. 22, the American Legion Auxiliary of Cape Coral Unit 90 had the honor of collecting and presenting school supplies, backpacks and monetary donations for the Children’s Advocacy Center located in Fort Myers. The supplies were valued at over $300, and the monetary donation was ...