Boat Parade along the Imperial River, enjoyed by the Willoughby family

Memory Lane: Estero Residents Cherish the Memories & Traditions of the Season

By Laura J. C / November 30, 2018

By Laura J. Cummings & L.J. Bury Memories of childhood Christmases light up our souls — the festive lights, the familiar melodies, the sacred stories,…

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Estero Chamber of Commerce

Estero Chamber Executive Director answers 7 questions

By Laura J. C / November 29, 2018

Questions with Sarah Newcomb By Laura J. Cummings In seeking a first, full-time executive director, the Estero Chamber of Commerce’s Search Team was looking for…

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Mushroom & Artichoke Stuffing

Recipe: Mushroom & Artichoke Bread Stuffing

By Laura J. C / November 16, 2018

Estero interior designer Barbara Hyman has put a modern spin on her family’s traditional stuffing dish. Just like great interior design, this Thanksgiving side dish…

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2017 Naples Winter Wine Festival auction

Wine for the Holiday Table

By Laura J. C / November 16, 2018

By Dinah Leach Your entire family is coming for Thanksgiving dinner, including Uncle Fred. You’ve found a killer turkey recipe that you can’t wait to…

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Cooking Tip: The Roast Turkey Dinner

By Laura J. C / November 16, 2018

Question: Should I roast my turkey in a bag? Answer: Please don’t! There is too much negative publicity about toxins connected with oven cooking bags.…

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McCarron goal

John McCarron: Heart & Soul of the Florida Everblades

By Web Editor / October 3, 2018

When you look at the media guide or the names on the back of the Everblades jerseys, you may not recognize most of them. Player…

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Fillet of beef w- red wine & creamy horseradish sauce

Cooking Tip: Herbs

By Web Editor / September 18, 2018

It is standard to add dry herbs and spices at the beginning of a recipe that may cook longer that 25 minutes such as a…

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Marlene Fernandez makes mango chutney

Mango Chutney Maven Marlene Fernandez

By Web Editor / September 1, 2018

Marlene Fernandez stirs a vat of fermenting Mango Chutney Meat Sauce at the Estero Historical Society cottage in Estero Community Park. Fernandez has directed this…

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Alice Skaff, Executive Director, Haven of Hopen-1

Haven of Hope Founder to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

By Web Editor / August 14, 2018

Children growing up without parents in impoverished nations face a challenge as imposing as any mountain. Haven of Hope International founder Alice Skaff plans to…

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Nancy McCrory (bottom left) and her six siblings, Bill Sheehan, Patricia Geary, Hilary Carlson, Barbara Buntrock, Mary Emily Brown and Catharine Newick

Her Irish Eyes Are Smiling

By Web Admin / August 1, 2018

Nancy McCrory of Estero discovers a family she never knew A spiral-bound copy of Nancy McCrory’s paternal grandparents’ original honeymoon diary served as a “road…

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EHS Chef Jeremy Jasper with culinary students

What’s Cookin’? Estero High Culinary Students Grace Local Kitchens

By Web Admin / July 1, 2018

If you happen to be dining at one of the myriad restaurants in the area, it’s quite possible your taste buds will be dazzled by…

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Zachary Pavich with parents Jason and Jami

Estero’s ‘Ambassador Baby’

By Laura J. C / June 1, 2018

March of Dimes & Golisano Children’s Hospital Team Up to Celebrate Miracle Babies Neonatal intensive care nurse Jillian Miller is beaming with joy as she…

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