April 29, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

New rules for pet owners include tethering guidelines

A revised Collier County Animal Control ordinance goes into effect Saturday, May 1, with many regulation changes the public must learn.   More...

‘Unleashed’ variety show will benefit DAS

Platinum Coast Dance Company is choreographing “Unleashed,” a variety dance show to benefit Collier County Domestic Animal Services. The performance will begin at 1 p.m. More...

Parenting classes begin this week at Bonita Y

YMCA of the Palms in Bonita Springs presents an eight-week series of free parenting classes from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays beginning April 29. More...

Child-care agency plans May Day celebration

Collier Child Care Resources at the NCEF Early Childhood Development Center on the campus of Edison State College is having a free May Day celebration beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 1. More...

Naples man to be honored in Washington, D.C., for years of volunteer work

Naples resident Edward Ferguson, a volunteer with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, is one of the recipients of the 2010 MetLife Foundation Older Volunteers Enrich America Awards.   More...

National Letter Carrier Food Drive needs helpers

Volunteers are needed for the 18th annual National Letter Carrier Food Drive on Saturday, May 8. More...

Auctioneer brings jewelry, watches expert back for appraisals

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers brings Alexander Eblen back to its Naples satellite gallery for complimentary appraisals of fine apprais   jewelry   and timepieces   pieces on Tuesday   and   Wednesday,   May 4   More...

Elementary students are learning to change the world with charity

Saving pennies adds up! That’s what students in the Charity for Change School Giver Program learn. More...

Charitable Lead Trusts: A creative way to fund a charity over several years

The Community Foundation of Collier County provides donors with the opportunity to create a philanthropic   fund from which they can support their charitable causes. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

This week’s theater Menopause the Musical - At the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall April 28-29. 481-4849.  The Big Bang - At Florida Rep May 7-23, with previews May 4-6. 332- 4488 or www.floridarep.org. More...

Taste of Collier

Food fest a flavorful tradition that celebrates the end of season

Twenty-seven years ago, a pioneering couple wanted to find a way to say “thank you” to the Naples community at the end of a busy winter and spring. More...

Recital celebrates 40 years of music scholarships

Forty years is a long time by many standards, but especially when we’re considering the history of Naples. The city in 1970 was far different from the Naples of today. More...

Florida Weekly wins state awards for writing, design

Florida Weekly received more awards than any other newspaper in the Florida Press Association’s 2009 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest. Contest organizers announced the winners last week. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On April 29, 1986, in a game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park, Roger Clemens of the Boston Red Sox becomes the first pitcher in Major League Baseball to strike out 20 batters in a nine-inning game. More...

Get ready, get set, paddle!

The 34th running of the Great Dock Canoe Race is set for Saturday, May 8. More...

Get a picture of PACE at luncheon

PACE Center for Girls in Immokalee hosts its inaugural inau- gural is one in three, and a steady increase continues. Luncheon Portraits of PACE luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, at the Hilton Naples. More...

Greater Naples Leadership honors Carl Kuehner

Carl J. Kuehner received the Greater Naples Leadership service award at the organization’s annual meeting and celebration luncheon on April 8. More...

Take a TIP for the fast track to Florida teacher certification

Florida Gulf Coast University’s Teacher Immersion Program in the College of Education is taking applications for the Florida teacher certification program. More...

Ill-gotten gains go up on the auction block in Lauderdale

A fleet of luxury cars and boats, most forfeited by Scott Rothstein, will be auctioned on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 3, at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.   More...

Take the plunge at Dive Into Oceans Day

Enjoy free scuba lessons, educational films at Rookery Bay

What lurks below the surface of the beautiful waters surrounding Collier County?   Learn how to find out during the sixth annual Dive Into Oceans Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Business News

FGCU program takes pros to the top

Michael Zeto answers his cell phone from Las Vegas. He’s in motion on his way to a meeting with potential investors. More...

The world according to the Oracle of Omaha

On Saturday, May 1, about 35,000 people will converge on Omaha, Neb., to attend the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and view the people behind it: Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger.   More...

Magazines back in Denton’s hands

Gulfshore Life and Sarasota Magazine have been purchased by the former owner who built them into one of the most successful regional publishing businesses in the country. More...