September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Tragedy leads to mission to remove stigma of mental illness

It was two years ago that Deena Baxter received a phone call bearing information no one ever wants to hear. Across the airwaves came news that a loved one, in this case her stepson who was bipolar, had committed suicide. More...

Rookery Bay reserve hopes to add to its volunteer roster

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is recruiting 10 to 15 new volunteers to help in its mission to protect and preserve 110,000 acres of local coastal lands and waters. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Perkins at 3585 Pine Ridge Road. The next meeting is Sept. 11. More...

2014 NAPLES LEADERS OF DISTINCTION

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Business News

Paying in Cash

A wave of buyers who can afford to pay up front put the crimp on those who can’t

The traditional home mortgage has taken a back seat to cash sales in South Florida, more so than any other place in the country. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Investors’ worst enemies: Themselves

A frequent topic in this column is investor behavior as it is critical to investment success. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net or visit napleschamber.org. More...

Subtly, autumn creeps in as gardeners prepare for growing season

Change is coming, a change that no election can alter, change that affects Republicans and Democrats alike. Autumn is knocking softly on Southwest Florida doors, announcing its upcoming presence in subtle ways. It officially arrives at 10:29 p.m. More...

PROFILES IN PARADISE

Devoted to making a difference in the lives of less fortunate kids

Ron McGinty moved to Naples in 1997 knowing he wanted to contribute his time, talent and treasure to worthy causes on the Paradise Coast. More...

Naples Airport Authority committee has vacancy to fill

The Naples Airport Authority is recruiting general aviation or commercial pilots to fill a vacancy on its Noise Compatibility Committee. More...

Immokalee student heads to Massachusetts boarding school

Growing up in the small town of Immokalee, high school sophomore Gaele Henry always had high aspirations. Her mother continuously expressed the importance of an education to her and her older brother. More...

THE DIVA DIARIES

Reflecting on the lives of three extraordinary women in show business

The world, it seems, has gotten a little less bawdy, somewhat quieter, and definitely has lost a noticeable amount of sparkle this past summer. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

24 hour festival at FGCU allows only one day for creativity

“What a difference a day makes / 24 little hours” — Dinah Washington A LOT CAN HAPPEN IN 24 HOURS. More...

Check out the author line-up for lecture series

Four bestselling authors form the 2015 Nick Linn Lecture Series presented by Friends of the Library of Collier County. More...

‘The Legend of Pale Male’ launches Paradise Coast Film Festival

Silverspot Cinema starts its inaugural Paradise Coast Film Festival: A Tribute to Local Filmmakers with a screening of “The Legend of Pale Male: A Hawk, a City, a Love Story,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15. More...