BY LIZA STROUT - Placida Road will be a little safer for pedestrians and bicyclists in the next couple of years, which may lead to increased bicycle traffic to Boca Grande.
The kids at the Boca Grande United Methodist Church had a food drive recently and collected more than 500 non-perishable items! Way to go to Taylor Edwards, Jordan Caron, and Effie Joiner (below), as well as Flynn Stewart, Sammy and Wyatt Steyer and Liam Hugger (above)!
The Lee County Library System held their most recent bookmark winner awards. The grand-prize winner was Karoline Bellamy, a fifth grader at The Island School.
A memorial service has been scheduled for Percival Porcher Gregg Jr. (Shay), who died on June 16, 2012 after a short illness.
BY JACK DRAYDEN SKELLINGTON
In honor of Halloween, the “normal” writers took a break to bring you this one-of-a-kind profile on one of our favorite All Soul’s Eve characters, Jack Skellington. This perspective was written by none other than Skellington himself, exclusively for the Boca Beacon. Jack and his wife, Sally, are now full-time Boca Grande residents after his 2011 retirement.
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