VENICE — Who will save the wild creatures that are vanishing from this planet?
PUNTA GORDA — Ron Melyan placed a bouquet of red, white and blue flowers near the 19 Gunfighters’ names on the Vietnam Wall replica in Punta Gorda after the Memorial Day observance.
PORT CHARLOTTE — A 47-year tradition was continued by members of the Hickory Bluff NSDAR and veterans of VFW Post 5609, Port Charlotte, at Restlawn Memorial Gardens on Friday, kicking off the Memorial Day weekend.
PUNTA GORDA — More than 100 walkers participated in Charlotte Behavioral Health Care’s annual Mental Health Awareness Walk at Laishley Park recently.
Carrie Fisher is receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a May the Fourth tribute to one of the “Star Wars” franchise’s most beloved characters. On Thursday, Fisher — who died in 2016 — joins “Star Wars” co-stars Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill on the Hollywood tourist attraction that recognizes luminaries from film, television, music and other entertainment industries. The trio’s stars are all located on the 6,800 block of Hollywood Boulevard, near where the original film debuted in 1977. A $75,000 fee is now required to create and maintain Walk of Fame stars.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis were on the ground and together in southwest Florida on Wednesday, Oct. 5, to see first-hand the dramatic damage brought by Hurricane Ian. The partisan political rivals voiced cooperation and were collegial touring areas of Fort Myers B…