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Postal News: USPS ready for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 8, 2014 Post offices nationwide will be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month in October through the sales of Breast Cancer Research First-Class semipostal stamps. more »»

Local groups coming together to represent Lehigh, lobby for change

October 8, 2014 In a community council meeting held last month (the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Postal News: Postmaster general optimistic on mailing industry opportunities

October 1, 2014 In a state of the business address to postal customers, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Patrick R. Donahoe gave an upbeat assessment of the opportunities facing the mailing industry. more »»

League of Women Voters takes stand on Amendments 1 and 3, but not 2

October 1, 2014 After careful study and discussion, the League of Women Voters has decided to support Amendment 1, which would direct funding towards the preservation of land and water in the state, and oppose... more »»

Postal News: Singer Janis Joplin on limited-edition Forever stamp

September 24, 2014 The U.S. Postal Service has added legendary singer Janis Joplin to its Music Icons Forever stamp. The stamp is the fifth in the Music Icons serie. more »»

Patients can have health information at fingertips

September 24, 2014 Lehigh Regional is always trying to make connections with our community. One of the ways we are doing that is by developing a “Patient Portal. more »»

Lehigh residents offer thanks to fire district for saving lives

September 24, 2014 Jennifer Combs never thought she would need the services of her local firefighter/paramedics. No one ever expects a life-threatening event. more »»

Postal News: SWFL Postal Customer Council marks week

September 17, 2014 John Budzynski, consumer advocate and manager with customer relations at the United States Postal Service headquarters in Washington, D.. more »»

Decision by School Board of Lee County to ‘opt out’

September 10, 2014 On Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 the Lee County School Board voted 3-2 to “opt out” of state mandated standardized testing. more »»

Postal News: Postal Customer Council to host annual ‘PCC Day’ networking event

September 3, 2014 The Southwest Florida Postal Customer Council invites Southwest Florida businesses to register for its annual “National Postal Customer Council Day” event scheduled Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.. more »»

To opt out or not opt out of standardized testing

August 27, 2014 The debate has finally begun in earnest. It is a debate worthy to be had and long overdue. Our State and our Nation have become obsessed with standardized testing of students in public schools. more »»

Postal News: Post office in Lehigh Acres to host passport fair

August 27, 2014 The Lehigh Acres Post Office, at 1201 Business Way, is holding a Passport Fair on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment only. more »»

Postal News: Battles of Mobile Bay, Petersburg memorialized on stamps

August 20, 2014 Two of the most important events of the Civil War — the Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama, and the siege at Petersburg, Virginia — were memorialized on Forever stamps on July 30 at the sites where these... more »»

Understanding Lehigh’s 311 miles of canals

August 13, 2014 Residents may often ponder why there are so many canals in Lehigh Acre. more »»

Why won’t they let the people of District 79 decide?

August 6, 2014 As mandated by the statues of the state of Florida and through the Division of Elections, on June 17, 2014, I sent my qualifying paperwork via Certified First Class Mail to the DOE at 2:19 p.. more »»

County moving forward in positive direction

July 30, 2014 As the county finalizes its budget for next year, I want to update Lee County taxpayers on things we did differently from years past that should improve public dialogue about services and spending,... more »»

Postal News: USPS letter carries delivered in fight against hunger

July 30, 2014 U.S. Postal Service letter carriers collected 72.5 million pounds of food on May 10 from the donations of thousands of communities throughout America for the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Driv. more »»

Working to comply with the Clean Water Act

July 23, 2014 As Lee County works to comply with the Clean Water Act, it is important to understand the value of improving water quality in our rivers and coastal estuaries for drinking, fishing, swimming and our... more »»

LRMC’s surgical services department rated one of best

July 23, 2014 Anyone who has had surgery knows it can be a scary, stressful experience. more »»



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