October 7, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Two new buildings under way at ESC

Edison State College-Collier Campus celebrated the start of two new buildings by planting a tree for each during a recent groundbreaking ceremony for Allen & Marla Weiss Health Sciences Hall and the Student Services Building. More...

FGCU forum focuses on the gulf

Florida Gulf Coast University hosts a forum about the Gulf of Mexico and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8, in the Student Union ballroom. More...

Education foundation, humane society issue the call for annual award nominees

The Education Foundation of Collier County welcomes nominations for its 10th Annual Men of Distinction Celebration. Recipients are chosen based on their community involvement, especially in ways that promote the success of local children.   More...

Sample ballots are in the mail

The Collier County Supervisor of Elections has begun mailing sample ballets for the Nov. 2 general election to all registered voters who have not requested an absentee/mail ballot.   More...

First Baptist welcomes all to singles event

A Christian singles event in conjunction with Cache Connections, an online Christian matchmaking service, takes place at First Baptist Church Naples at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8. All adult Christian singles are welcome. Relationship experts Drs. More...

Charity Classic will raise funds to ensure a brighter future for students in Immokalee

The Immokalee Foundation’s 2010 Charity Classic Dinner & Auction will offer more than a silent auction and a delicious dinner. More...

CAPSULES

Let Me In (Chloe Moretz, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Richard Jenkins) An outcast (Mr. Smit- McPhee) who’s bulled at school gets help when a new girl (Ms. Moretz) moves into his apartment complex. At least, she acts, walks and talks like a girl. More...

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Husband-and-wife makes beautiful music in real life and in ‘I Do! I Do!’

T HE MUSICAL TALENTS OF THE NAPLES PLAYERS WORK THEIR way into the hearts of Neapolitans through “I Do! I Do!,” More...

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club brings gritty sound to Germain

If the Beatles and the Stones gave birth to a musical baby, it would probably sound a lot like Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. More...

Tryouts set for two winter shows at the Sugden

Auditions are coming up for two productions in The Naples Players’ winter 2011 season.   More...

St. Matthew’s House continues search for a home in Bonita

St. Matthew’s House and Corrion Bonita LLC have agreed to terminate the sales contract on the vacant bank building at 27975 Old 41 Road, at the northeast corner of Old 41 and Bonita Beach Road in Bonita Springs. More...

Visitor centers will consolidate at downtown Four Corners location

The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce has announced plans to consolidate its main Visitor Information Center and the Downtown Naples Association Information Center into one location at downtown’s historic Four Corners.   More...

You gotta go to this street fair with an eco-twist

Learn how to recycle, reuse and recreate to save energy, minimize waste or reduce the size of our carbon footprint during UGottaGoGreen, an “eco-extravaganza” taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, at Mercato.   More...

Become a coastal naturalist with classes at Rookery Bay

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve provides the setting for the Florida Master Naturalists Program coastal systems class that will take place Mondays and Wednesdays, Nov. 1-22. More...

Find out about amendments at forum

The public is invited to a forum discussion about the constitutional amendments on the November ballot in Florida. The forum is set for 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 625 111th Ave. N. More...

Temple welcomes rabbi, cantor at luncheon

Temple Shalom Sisterhood members are hosting a luncheon to welcome Rabbi Adam Miller and Cantor Donna Azu, who joined the temple over the summer. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at the temple, 4630 Pine Ridge Road. More...

Here come the wedding professionals

The National Association of Wedding Professionals-Naples Chapter presents the 2010 Naples Sunset Weddings Show from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, at the Naples Beach Hotel. More...

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‘The Social Network’

Whether Facebook has changed the world for better or worse is debatable. More...

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How three SWF entrepreneurs keep their fitness centers in shape

Jeff Gerardo is 198 pounds of worldclass power-lifting talent, about 197 pounds of it muscle he will employ next month in a bid to bench press 650 pounds, more than any other weightlifter in the world. More...

Capital investment in TIB a sign of local bank’s strength

TIB Financial Corp., the parent company of TIB Bank and Naples Capital Advisors, has secured a $175 million investment by North American Financial Holdings Inc. More...

Ratings agency grants Finemark high marks

Finemark National Bank & Trust has earned a five-star rating from Bauer Financial, a leading independent bank rating and research firm.   Only 18 banks headquartered in Florida received the rating. More...