May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Adonis Autism hosts presentations about plans for Osprey Village

Adonis Autism Inc. invites families with young or adult children with autism or other disabilities to learn about plans for the development of Osprey Village, a multi-generational co-housing community, during a presentations from 2-4 p.m. More...

‘Stuff the Bus’ was quite a ride

The United Way of Collier County, Publix Super Markets, Collier Area Transit and the Harry Chapin Food Bank teamed up on a recent Saturday to collect food donated by customers at six Collier area Publix stores. More...

Remember, honor and appreciate veterans on Memorial Day

¦ The Collier County Veterans Council honors the fallen and the faithful at a Memorial Day service on Monday morning, May 30, at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens. The prelude begins at 9:30 a.m. More...

Deputies on the lookout for seat belt violations

In addition to their regular traffic enforcement details, Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies are on the lookout for drivers in violation of seat belt and child safety restraint laws through June 5. More...

Sheriff’s deputies honored for life-saving actions

Seven Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies were honored recently for bringing people back to life after sudden cardiac death. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Collier County Stamp Club meets from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Naples Airport Office Building, 200 Aviation Drive. Stamp trading follows the evening’s program. All stamp enthusiasts are welcome. More...

Hodges Center for Nonprofit Excellence offers workshops

The Hodges University Center for Nonprofit Excellence presents four workshops in June. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

The Nancies 2016

We know you’ve been waiting for our entertainment writer’s awards.

Friendly frogs, naked retirees and urinating statues — it’s been quite a colorful and unusual year in the arts. More...

Producer’s big gigs take him to Capitol lawn

Jerry Colbert enjoys Southwest Florida’s balmy climes and friendly neighborhoods in the winter, but come summer he’s back in Washington, D.C., staging two of PBS’ highest rated broadcasts — the annual “National Memorial More...

King Solomon’s frailties threaten to doom his kingdom

FLORIDA WRITERS

An ambitious historical novel, Palm Beach writer D.J. Niko’s “The Judgment” spans the years 965- 925 BCE, the reign of King Solomon after the death of King David. More...

Lottery sales hit all-time high for April — $513 million spent in search of jackpot

Lots of Bucks. Money Tree. $10,000,000 Fortune. Money Bags. More...

New council member communicates a passion for serving

PROFILE IN PARADISE

Naples City Council consists of a nonpartisan mayor and six council members who are elected at large. The city charter limits them to serving two consecutive four-year terms. Over the coming week in this space we will introduce them all. More...

UU church welcomes all to Gay Pride service

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples invites everyone to its annual Gay Pride service honoring the local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 5. More...

The eighth smooth landing for Collier County Honor Flight

Collier County Honor Flight delivered 65 WWII and Korean War veterans from Collier and Lee counties to Washington, D.C., to see the war memorials erected in their honor on Saturday, May 21. More...

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8: 475 hp packed into a family SUV

BEHIND THE WHEEL

“That’s so cool, man!” The guy in the plumbing supply van was willing to hold up rush hour traffic just so he could make sure his feelings were known. “The exhaust is so mean, and the body is so stealth!” More...

Tune up your driving skills at AARP class

AARP offers classes to help older drivers learn about new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 might be eligible for a discount on auto insurance. More...

Grab some coffee with a cop

The Collier County Sheriff ’s Office and Dunkin’ Donuts invite the public to the next Coffee with a Cop from 8-10 a.m. Friday, May 27, at the Dunkin’ Donuts at 4800 Golden Gate Parkway in Golden Gate. More...

Time and talent to offer? Consider volunteering

Grace Place for Children & Families is in need of morning and evening English Language Learner volunteers to teach English language and literacy to a small group of adults. This once-a-week opportunity runs June 13-Aug. More...

In celebration of caftans, the next big thing for summer

THE DIVA DIARIES

There is simply no one happier than moi that caftans are making a comeback. I used to call these long, flowing, colorful — and most importantly, comfortable — garments muumuus. But caftan sounds so much more stylish and sophisticated. More...

Business News

Skipping the immigration line

EB-5 program is expensive, and it’s not as easy as it looks.

IT’S A GOOD IDEA, ON PAPER. AND FOR many it’s a good idea on the ground, one devised more than 25 years ago to bring billions of dollars of foreign money into the U.S. More...

Opportunity Naples invites nominations for Excellence in Industry awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Excellence in Industry awards that recognize corporate and individual excellence in Collier County. More...