BY JACK SHORT - John Kissinger spends more than half of the year in Boca Grande enjoying retirement with his wife, Lona, though both of them seem to have redefined “retirement,” staying active and busy beyond the occasional game of tennis and golf. Those are on the table, but John said the real fun stuff is economics and business. He serves on several local boards and committees in those areas.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), at its April 17 meeting near Tallahassee, moved forward unanimously with a proposal to make tarpon and bonefish catch-and-release-only fisheries.
Within the last week, people impersonating repairmen have attempted to gain entrance to at least one home in Boca Grande.
A new committee. Two plans. A lot of discussion. Much was discussed at the April meeting of the Boca Grande Historic Preservation in reference to Gilchrist Avenue parking, culminating in a decision to have one of the board members spearhead a committee of a chosen few to make a final decision pertaining to parking on the median.
“Memories, like the corners of our minds ... ”
If you have lots of great memories of times past on Gasparilla Island, have we got a treat for you. Just downstairs from the Boca Beacon office, located on Park Avenue above Gasparilla Outfitters, is a special green newspaper box.
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