If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, boy do we have an app for you! The online edition of the Boca Beacon is now available in a convenient application, available at the iTunes store. All you have to do is search for ”Boca Beacon” and you’re in for free.
You do, however, have to be an online edition subscriber. Remember, that’s $26 a year.
If you’re having difficulties downloading the application, call us at 964-2995.
Our applications for Android phones and Kindles have already been in place for about a month.
Don’t forget, if you’re a Facebooker or a Tweeter you can find much more information about Boca Grande by joining our pages. The Beacon Facebook page is updated daily with everything from restaurant specials to red tide reports.
See you on the web!
Marcy Shortuse is the editor of the Boca Beacon
PROVIDED BY THE FWC - Now that the weather outside is chilly, Florida manatees are migrating to warmer waters. They swim in search of a warm winter refuge such as freshwater springs or canals adjacent to power plant outflows.
The Fourth Grade at Aviston Elementary, located in southern Illinois, is learning about the United States and the different environments, climates, resources and highlights found in each region. The kids in the class think it would be fun to receive postcards, souvenirs, resources or any information about our great country from each of the 50 states.
The Boca Grande Garden Club will hold its annual Christmas Luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 11:30 a.m. at the Gasparilla Inn private dining room.
BY LIZA STROUT - Research usually doesn’t get people as excited as it does Lew Hastings. When he was given the opportunity to help Bonefish Tarpon Trust measure, tag and take samples from juvenile tarpon in the Wildflower Preserve, he jumped on the chance like a tiger on a roosting hen.
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