June 25, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

The Shelter's summer assignment: Collect back-to-school supplies

Even though school's out for summer, the staff at the Shelter for Abused Women & Children is looking ahead to fall and the back-to-school needs of children who access programs and services from the nonprofit domestic violence center. More...

Trinity-by-the-Cove awards grants for youth-related social services

The Community Grant Commission at Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church has awarded $6,000 to Youth Haven to help refurbish the kitchen in its emergency shelter, and $4,000 to the David Lawrence Center & Foundation to expand its Children's Outpatien More...

Aspiring young opera stars present 'The Pirates of Penzance'

Opera Naples' Teen Performing Summer Camp comes to a close this weekend with a rousing production of the Gilbert & Sullivan classic, "The Pirates of Penzance," at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. More...

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This Summer's Musts

SOAK UP SOME GOOD READS OAK S WITH THE RAYS THIS SEASON WIT

O K, IT'S SUMMER. Traditionally, time to hit all those books you've been meaning to read. "War and Peace." "Finnegan's Wake." "Gravity's Rainbow." "Crime and Punishment." Yeah, right. Who are you kidding? More...

Cool! Three films for $3 at 3 p.m. every Monday at Six Degrees

Recognizing that the heat of the day is a great time to take in a movie matinee, Six Degrees Exhibitions along the dockside boardwalk at Tin City invites film aficionados into its air-conditioned comfort to watch three independent shorts at 3 p.m. More...

Crossbows, big hair and choking: Awkward family photos

Somewhere in our history, we all have photos we'd rather no one else see. I'm not talking about wild-weekend-atthe hotel, "Oh, don't worry, no one will ever see these" photos. More...

Mature trees are taking root at the new Garden

A veritable nursery's worth of mature trees from various locations around Collier County are taking root a the new Naples Botanical Garden. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On June 25, 1956, the last Packard automobile is produced, marking the end of production at Packard's Connor Avenue plant in Detroit. More...

'Destiny' bank seeks Naples site for collecting, distributing diapers

Destiny Diaper Bank is a nonprofit organization that distributes 8,000-9,000 diapers each month to more than 200 low-income families in Southwest Florida every month. The Rev. More...

WHAT TO DO WITH THE KIDS

Conservancy's Eco-Camp has openings A few spots remain for first- to eighthgrade graduates in the Conservancy of Southwest Florida 2009 Eco-Camp. More...

Symposium on human slavery continues with program by former congresswoman

As part of its Human Slavery Symposium Series, Florida Gulf Coast University presents "Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking - Identification and Response to the Victims" from 8:30 a.m. More...

Business News

The scoop on Euro tourism: It's up, it's down, it's good

Unless you're immersed in it daily, data about European tourism from any number of Southwest Florida sources might be confusing. Variables are many, and head-counting methods are not identical county to county. More...

Youth Leadership Collier grads reflect on a full, fulfilling week

Thursday night, June 18, in a conference room at the Naples Hilton with Van Halen's "Right Now" playing in the background, 30 teens sat in a circle laughing and crying as their weeklong adventure came to an end. More...