January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Center offers programs for parents, teens struggling with life

Registration is open for three different prevention programs for parents and youth at the David Lawrence Center. Parenting Today and Parenting Teens are designed for parents, while Making Positive Choices is specifically for teens. More...

Alan Horton named Hodges U. Humanitarian of the Year

Hodges University has named retired newspaper executive and community leader Alan Horton as its 2015 Humanitarian of the Year. The award will be presented during a luncheon Thursday, March 12, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. More...

‘Moonlight on the Marsh’ series continues with UF professor

The third annual “Moonlight on the Marsh” lecture series sponsored by the Florida Gulf Coast University Everglades Wetland Research Park at Naples Botanical Garden continues at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Pave the way to a happy retirement

Retirement is one of the biggest chapters of the American Dream, yet it can also be one of the most challenging times of life. More...

Royal Palm Academy plans open house

Royal Palm Academy Hosts an open house for prospective families from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28. More...

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Business News

BOSSES

The 12 types and how to deal with them

There are 12 types of bosses, each with a different management style, says Geoffrey James, author of “Business Without the Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts You Need to Know.” And every employee needs a field guide to identify which type More...

Take a little time to handle a few matters that could generate big returns

MONEY & INVESTING

Some of the most important things in investing are the least considered, the least planned and the least put into action. But a 10 percent time allocation in these matters can make a 90 percent improvement in your portfolio’s performance. More...

Seven habits to break in 2015

While the new year is still new, it’s an excellent time to expunge work habits that irritate coworkers and make you less effective. More...

Nonprofit will be place for families to rebuild bonds

Local case manager Brooke Bond is putting together a board of directors for her start-up nonprofit, The Family Bond, which will provide a monitored visitation space for children and parents who are separated by order of the Department of Children and More...

Local observances of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day with two events at the museum Sunday afternoon, Jan. 25. More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

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

Tune up your driving skills

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...

Law society, Jewish Federation to honor Justice Antonin Scalia

United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia will be presented with the Benjamin Nathan Cardozo Memorial Award by Tau Epsilon Rho Law Society in conjunction with the Jewish Federation of Collier County Cardozo Society. More...

Students can apply for Hurricane Island Outward Bound

Collier County students between the ages of 15-17 are invited to apply for the spring break session of Hurricane Island Outward Bound, a wilds wilderness expedition that builds young leaders through activities that include sailing, snorkeling, and sw More...

Arts & Entertainment News

‘for COLORED GIRLS

who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf’

JUST CALL IT THE TV REDNECK BAR MENTALITY. “You know, you see it on TV when a black guy walks into an all-white bar and the music (comes screeching to a) stop. More...

Authors at home for third annual Writer’s Domain

Norris Home Furnishings event benefits First Book-Collier County

Avid readers everywhere are interested in the creative worlds of their favorite authors. What inspires them? Where do they write? Do they surround themselves with items that help them flesh out their characters, story lines and plots? More...

That innovative subway poster

Even people who had never attended a Broadway show were aware of Ntokake Shange’s “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow if enuf” when it opened in New York in the late 1970s. More...