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April 17, 2019 To the editor: Illegal dumping has made the news three times in last 7 days. Guess I am not only one complainin. more »»

Announced drug plan neither effective nor compassionate

April 17, 2019 To the editor: I am responding to your front page article last week entitled “Efforts to address opioid crisis hailed. more »»

Immigrants deserve respect

April 17, 2019 To the editor: It is with pain that I share this. Yesterday, as I was in a meeting, a participant said that they thought immigrants were lazy and not dependable. more »»

Juveniles at risk

April 17, 2019 To the editor: Prosecutors around our state send hundreds of kids to the adult criminal justice system every year. In fact, Florida prosecutes more children for felonies than any other state. more »»

Religion anyone?

April 17, 2019 To the editor: This country was founded upon the principle of freedom of religion but today we are controlled by the religions of political correctness and domestic political terrorism. more »»

Whitewash of justice

April 10, 2019 To the editor: We find the Democrat demand to prove collusion between President Trump and Russia unfounded after years of investigation and millions of taxpayers dollars in the Mueller investigatio... more »»

Why an electoral college?

April 10, 2019 To the editor: When the founders looked to develop a system to elect our president they analyzed governments and how they represented the people all the way back to ancient Rome. more »»

Guest Commentary: Lehigh Acres Fire District’s Commissioners take steps to provide superior service to community

April 3, 2019 Fire Chief Robert DiLallo announced that, after many months of consideration, on Tuesday evening, the Board of Commissioners for the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District determined to seek... more »»

Open Letter to Lee County Commissioners

April 3, 2019 To the editor: Changes to Map 14 and free- for-all lime rock mining does not at all serve the public interest since it will allow new mines to open regardless of real need and location. more »»

Trump’s accomplishments much preferred over ‘sweet-guy’s’ failures

April 3, 2019 To the editor: Boredom describes my reaction when a historian with “no political allegiance” tears Trump from limb to limb. more »»

Truth and political currency

April 3, 2019 To the editor: We are constantly subjected to the promises and proclamations of our politicians. We judge them upon what they say, whether it be comments or promises. more »»

What is wrong with making America great again?

April 3, 2019 To the editor: Let’s talk about Democrat and Republican presidents. Jimmy Carter, 1977-1981. The biggest accomplishment president Jimmy Carter had in his four years was winning the Nobel Peace Priz. more »»

Guest Commentary: County Commission’s actions are legal

March 27, 2019 On March 8, while reading the latest edition of the News-Press, I was surprised to see an article by Commissioner Frank Mann titled, “Eslick bridge removal is a Lee Commission’s rules violation. more »»

Guest Commentary: Think twice about calls from the IRS

March 27, 2019 Tax season is underway, and unfortunately that means that phone scam season is also in full swing. more »»

Community benefits from Cookie Program

March 27, 2019 To the editor: Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida would like to sincerely thank all those who purchased Girl Scout Cookies this year, as well as our retail partners who generously hosted cookie booths... more »»

‘Harming America’ – A response

March 27, 2019 To the editor: Wow. It’s difficult at times to read the idiotic, arrogant, ignorant opinions that are posted in the Editorial pages of The Breeze each week by some individuals. more »»

It is not government’s job to do harm

March 20, 2019 To the editor: This is disturbing information to see and hear in regard to Lime Rock mining easements in Lee Count. more »»

Florida’s algae-infested waters

March 20, 2019 To the editor: According to the mainstream news reporting, our governor is in the process of accumulating a very large sum of both federal and state money to combat our problems with red tide and... more »»

A divided nation

March 20, 2019 To the editor: Unfortunately the United States is a divided nation which seems to be catering more to those illegally within our shores than to the life, liberty and happiness of our next generatio. more »»

Harming America

March 20, 2019 To the editor: Playing childish politics instead of doing their jobs. Attacking the President is sick in itself. And placing obstruction over construction. more »»

Guest Commentary: Lake Okeechobee is huge ecological, water quality issue

March 13, 2019 Florida has a problem with Lake Okeechobee. It is a huge ecological and water quality issue for our state — and we must deal with it now. more »»


April 24 Speaker at Lehigh Kiwanis Club April 24, 2019

The public is invited to the Kiwanis meetings which are held Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. in the community room at the Lehigh Acres Hope Healthcare Services at 1201 Wings Way. Breakfast is available before 7:15 a.m. more »

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