Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer, 12 Nov 2019 07:50:55 EDTTue, 12 Nov 2019 07:50:55 EDT the wake of Rooney's announcement: Interesting times ahead Francis Rooney surprised a lot of people last week when he announced that he will retire at the end of his second term, thus opening the District 19 House seat for a new rep to be elected in the 2020 General Election.Wed, 30 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EDTHold course on water quality commitments all of the news was new but all of the news was good when Gov. Ron DeSantis and Congressman Francis Rooney each made announcements related to water quality issues that impact Southwest Florida. Gov.Wed, 25 Sep 2019 00:00:00 EDTHurricane relief: Give, but give wisely a weakened but still powerful Hurricane Dorian made its sixth landfall, in Nova Scotia this weekend, those on the Abaco and Grand Bahama islands are dealing with a rising death toll and property damage estimated in the billions.Wed, 11 Sep 2019 00:00:00 EDTD-Day: In memory, in gratitude than 5,300 ships. More than 11,000 aircraft. More than 160,000 troops. And more courage than the world had ever seen. The Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, the day we call D-Day, turned the course of history 75 years ago.Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EDTGo green: Don't fertilize this summer is time for Southwest Floridians who have been demanding action to improve water quality in our canals, river and gulf to step up and take part. Literall.Wed, 5 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EDT