Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usSun, 17 Nov 2019 10:09:20 EDTSun, 17 Nov 2019 10:09:20 EDT ad Litem Foundation helps give childhood back to SWFL youth if your birthday was just another day - no party, no gifts, no cake, no extra attention. You certainly wouldn't feel special. Unfortunately, it's an incredibly sad reality for many children in Southwest Florida.Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 EDTRotary Happenings: SFWMD chair speaks at Rotary Club meeting Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club was delighted to have Chauncey Goss, longtime Sanibelian and almost native son, as our guest speaker on Nov. 1.Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 EDTFaces on Faith: A memory from a wonderful visit I returned to Columbia, Maryland, where I served Temple Isaiah there as its first full-time rabbi. As the congregation is looking toward its 50th year, I was invited to preach and teach over the weekend to inaugurate the year of celebration.Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: Red tide is still present across local waters, anglers reported signs of red tide across Pine Island Sound and the Gulf beaches over the past week. Most fish kills reported included small bait fish, mullet and catfish, with a few game fish.Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 EDTShell Shocked: Another airline horror story today is not what it used to be. Commercial airlines once offered pleasant flying experiences - food, booze, leg room - and even on time departures. And flight attendants even wore white gloves. All of this is now ancient history.Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 EDT