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  1. Commentary by Sayre Uhler: A dozen resolutions to re-establish Marco's exceptional legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The News-Press

    The New Year 2015 marks the beginning of the third decade for Marco Island as an independent city with its own municipal charter and publicly elected council members. The city's growing task continues to reflect on what kind of community Marco Island aspires to be and, especially, what new resolves and goals should be identified now to assure Marco Island's continuing pride and joy of all citizens, its guests and visitors.

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  2. Arts center kicks off youthful inaugural 'Marco's Got Talent' showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The News-Press

    Back row, from left, Michael Mertens, judges Laura Spell, Randy Kenneth Jones and Karen Kayser Benson, Mercedes Mertens, Hyla Crane; front, Ashley Francis, Sloan Wheeler, James Burns, Audrey Campbell and Connor Flaherty. / Photos by Sue Keller/Sun Times Marco Island Center For the Arts CEO Hyla Crane said the first 'Marco's Got Talent' won't be the last.

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  3. City Manager faces problems with unwavering, dogged determinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The News-Press

    Marco Island City Manager Roger Hernstadt honed his political skills for more than 30 years in probably one of the most challenging environments for professionals working in government service. He worked in both the city of Miami and Miami-Dade County, rising up through the ranks to hold a number of high-value positions before moving on to the Florida Keys and eventually a year ago becoming the city manager of our community.

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  4. 25 artists show their works for extensive new Marco museum exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The News-Press

    Early area settlers are the subject of the big art project now on display at the Marco Island Historical Museum. / Special to the Sun Times The 'Painting SW Florida History' art show is open to the public through March 21. The Marco Island Historical Museum is at 180 S. Heathwood Drive.

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  5. Arts center kicks off youthful inaugural 'Marco's Got Talent' showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The News-Press

    Back row, from left, Michael Mertens, judges Laura Spell, Randy Kenneth Jones and Karen Kayser Benson, Mercedes Mertens, Hyla Crane; front, Ashley Francis, Sloan Wheeler, James Burns, Audrey Campbell and Connor Flaherty. / Photos by Sue Keller/Sun Times Marco Island Center For the Arts CEO Hyla Crane said the first 'Marco's Got Talent' won't be the last.

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  6. Things to do: Guided canoe trips begin at Collier-Seminole State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The News-Press

    Mark Rennicke from Marco was the big winner at at the Monday night bingo game at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island. He is being congratulated by Bert Posner.

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  7. Oh, what a year - Marco's Year in Review: Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The News-Press

    Colorful bombs bursting are the main attraction at the culmination of Marco's July Fourth celebrations. / Quentin Roux/Sun Times Presenting the second and final part of our look back at Marco's 2014, from the new Smokehouse Bay Bridge work, to a new Fire-Rescue steed, investigation of ragged city medians, July Fourth festivities, a congressman's visit, the smooching of a bullfrog by a school principal, brouhaha over vacant property tax proposals, a county parking garage at the south of the island and the folding of the taxpayers association that was for years the council 'watchdog.'

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  8. Marco friends complete NYC marathon togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The News-Press

    The weather was blustery, windy and frigid the morning of the New York Marathon as 51,000 runners waited at the starting line. Maria Lamb and Shelli Connelly from Marco Island lined up with the other runners to compete in the world-class New York Marathon.

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  9. Local residents seek city council support for educational reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The News-Press

    A group of local residents plans to attend the Marco Island City Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 5, to seek council approval of a resolution for repeal of Common Core. Keith Flaugh of Marco Island said he and school board members Kelly Lichter and Erika Donalds will speak during a public forum on Monday night, urging support for an alternative to the educational initiative.

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  10. Marco friends run NY marathon togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The News-Press

    The weather was blustery, windy and frigid the morning of the New York Marathon as 51,000 runners waited at the starting line. Maria Lamb and Shelli Connelly from Marco Island lined up with the other runners to compete in the world-class New York Marathon.

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  11. New alley designation: Herb Savage WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The News-Press

    Herb Savage, former Deltona Corp. architect, stands in front of the street that bears his name. / Scott H. Shook/Sun Times Marco Island attorney and historian Craig Woodward noticed there were a number of unnamed alleys around the island.

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  12. Island's top authors, photographers collaborate on new Marco bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The News-Press

    'Marco Island, Florida's Gulf Playground' retails for $25 and is available at wwwmarcoislandbook.com or can be purchased at the following Marco Island locations: Sunshine Booksellers; Marco Island Historical Museum; Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce; Over The Reef, Town Center; Rose Marina gift shop; Barry Howe Photography booth at Farmer's Market, and at Marriott, Hilton and Marco Beach Ocean Resort gift shops. Eight of the island's finest writers and photographers have collaborated with author Michael Coleman to publish 'Marco Island, Florida's Gulf Playground' in celebration of the modern era's 50th birthday in 2015.

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  13. Organizers hope for February fountain dedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | The News-Press

    Lee Rubenstein, left, Eileen Connolly-Keesler, Lee Ross, Bill Duncan and Doug Hartman hold a symbolic check while the Freedom Fountain rises behind them. / Special to the Sun Times Tax-deductible donations are being accepted.

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  14. Letter from Meredith Martek: Christmas day Grinch of Hideaway BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The News-Press

    This year our joyful afternoon was set off course by an unexpected encounter with a cold-hearted man and his wife walking Hideaway Beach. My family and I were walking along the shore with my leashed, 12-pound service dog when the other couple approached to rudely proclaim, 'No dogs are allowed on the beach.'

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  15. Local women believe in power of prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The News-Press

    Kris Kugler of Marco Island leads the e-mail prayer chain she started two years ago. / Ann Hall/Sun Times Barbara Cowden coordinates a team of ladies who make prayer shawls for anyone needing special comfort for illness, injury, grief, or celebration of life.

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  16. Eagle sanctuary officials worry about effects of fireworks on birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The News-Press

    Although the sale is legal, the use of the fireworks by the public definitely isn't. In fact, one found to be setting off firework can be charged with a misdemeanor, fined $1,000 and possibly spend one year in jail.

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  17. 2014 year in review, part 1 - Oh, what a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The News-Press

    Marco's Smokehouse Bay bridge work is shown in this photo, taken exclusively for the Sun Times by Capt. Ron Hagerman.

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  18. Cuba native, now Marco city councilman, recalls torture at hands of CastroRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The News-Press

    I am originally from Cuba and came to the U.S. more than 50 years ago after having being a political prisoner in one of Castro's gulags. There were about 200 of us in a small area and we literally slept on top of each other.

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  19. Marco Island median single-family home price up 1.5 %Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The News-Press

    Board members and directors of the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors, from left, Michael Vale, Mike O'Rourke, Dick Shanahan, Ian Clausen, Mike Boland, president Susan Ackerson, Gary Elliott, Ron Webster, George Percel and Bette McGilvray. Not pictured, Ralph Iorio and Christine Waldren.

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  20. Survey of deteriorating Collier Creek beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The News-Press

    A crew begins a survey on Collier Creek, an important Marco Island waterway that some boaters say is deteriorating. / Steve Stefanides/Sun Times Initial survey work has begun at the entrance to Collier Creek where it merges with the Marco River - and some say a dangerous and deteriorating situation is developing for boaters and property owners.

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