September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Things to do: Learn about fruit trees, bless the pets, dig into your roots and more

¦ Find out how citrus trees can thrive in your yard by attending a Collier County Extension Service workshop from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the local UF-IFAS headquarters, 14700 Immokalee Road. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Collier County Stamp Club meets from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Naples Airport Office Building, 200 Aviation Drive. Stamp trading follows the evening’s program. All stamp enthusiasts are welcome. More...

Look out for traffic deputies on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of Sept. 26-30: Monday, Sept. More...

Rookery Bay celebrates National Estuaries Day

Explore the Southwest Florida ecosystem by land and water with free admission and free activities at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

An impressionist's impressions of Naples

Artist Janine Wesselmann captures local faces as well as iconic places

The bare sweep of a ball gown. The merest shadow of a wine glass. The fullest spectrum of blue to red on a riotous bougainvillea, the shape of its showy leaves just a hint of structure amid a flurry of precisely placed but amorphous brushstrokes. More...

You be the judge: The Manhattan Short Film Festival

Independent film aficionados around the world will be the judges for the 19th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival when the competition’s 10 finalists are screened at hundreds of movie theaters, galleries, museums and universities between Sept. More...

Author works for fair, full, informed voter participation

FLORIDA WRITERS

Playing off the principle slogan of the Trump campaign, with its implicit racial and cultural elitism, Teresa Jenkins has crafted a mighty call for a strong resurgence of true democracy as viewed from the left side of the political pulpit. More...

Turtles breaking statewide nesting records

They look like little crime scenes on the beach — bands of yellow police tape wrapped around wooden stakes stuck in small patches of sand where sea turtles laid their eggs. More...

Meet Chuck, the ‘giving tree’ at Naples Botanical Garden

ROOTED IN NAPLES

Ah Luk Mas (Siberia): The spirits of large trees who accept small gifts of coins, scarves and ribbons and bestow the givers with good luck in return. Don’t take disrespect lightly. More...

Image is as important as ability to the Infiniti QX80

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The Infiniti QX80 takes a long history of a celebrated and capable SUV and adds a dose of luxury. More...

Check out CCSO2go app

CCSO2go, the mobile application of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, has been recently updated and is free to download. More...

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

¦ Friends of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park needs a volunteer accountant to maintain the books and generate quarterly and annual financial reports using QuickBooks. More...

Come football season, it’s time to cue up ‘Gone With The Wind’ — again

THE DIVA DIARIES

My husband is screaming at the TV. The expletives flying out of his mouth are shocking — and I’m not easily shocked — and his condemnation of his beloved University of Tennessee Volunteers is passionate. More...

Business News

HALO effect

Tech firm opens 3-D print shop to create everything from models to body parts.

It’s hard to wrap your head around future technology changing so fast that even engineers feel overwhelmed with possibilities. So it is with 3-D printing, which has come to a storefront in Palm Beach County. More...

Growing Associates in Naples seeks emerging leaders for Class of 2017

The Leadership Collier Foundation is accepting applications for the Class of 2017 Growing Associates in Naples program for emerging leaders and professionals in Collier County ages 21-40. More...

Naples chamber hosts attorneys for business succession workshop

The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce presents “Planning for Business Succession: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know,” a lunch meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at chamber headquarters, 2390 Tamiami Trail N. More...