November 4, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

‘Liberators’ author will speak on Veterans Day

The congregation of Beth Tikvah of Naples and the Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida will hold a Veterans Day observance at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at Beth Tikvah. More...

Better government committee has new president

Sally Tiffany has succeeded Dave Trecker as president of the Greater Naples Better Government Committee. Mr. Trecker, who served as president for two years, will remain on the GNBGC board of directors.   More...

Avow plans pet remembrance service

Avow Hospice invites anyone who has experienced the loss of a pet to a Rainbow Day remembrance service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at hospice headquarters, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane. More...

Sign up now for Edison classes at iTECH

Edison State College-Collier Campus, in partnership with the Immokalee Technical Center, has begun registration for spring classes at iTECH. More...

Hodges U. reaches enrollment milestone

Hodges University topped the 3,000-student mark for enrollment in the Fall 2010 semester. More...

Tennis, golf, fun for Avow at Vineyards

“Serve, Swing and Celebrate” features tennis, golf and more fun at the Vineyards, all to benefit Avow Hospice. The Saturday, Nov. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

The New Mastersounds

From across the pond, British ‘soul jazz’ bound for Naples International Film Festival

The trailer for “Coals to Newcastle: The New Mastersounds, from Leeds to New Orleans,” comes with a heads up.   “Watch out,” it says in big white letters. More...

Dressing the Rockettes

Precision fitting, constant repairs and upkeep are an important part of the routine

If you ever need someone to sew your shadow back on, a la Wendy in “Peter Pan,” Stephanie Pocock’s your woman. More...

Etc… Readers Theatre starts with ‘Heaven Forbid!’

and atonement in the process; and .. “Baby Talk” by Doug Wright portrays trays a w woman who becomes unwoun unwound when her precocious baby b begins to speak early — very early, in fact, while still in tB the womb.   More...

Adamantly free market nurtures strong community, good vibes

A fledgling outdoor market in Naples is dedicated to the free offering of goods, services and even hugs. A poster for the Really Really Free Market, which is held once a month on a weekend afternoon, reads: “No cash. No credit. More...

Food drives accelerate as holidays near

Food banks and shelters throughout Southwest Florida are stepping up efforts to stock their larders in anticipation of record demand through the holidays and into the winter season. More...

Learn more about Southwest Florida Works

The Career and Service Centers of Southwest Florida is taking on a new name — Southwest Florida Works. More...

St. Agnes church hosts Kristallnacht convocation

Naples’ eighth annual community Kristallnacht convocation takes place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at St. Agnes Catholic Church. More...

First Amendment expert will speak at FGCU

The future journalism program at FGCU presents Ken Paulson and “Rebooting America: The First Amendment for a New Generation” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at FGCU. Mr. More...

Immokalee Foundation helps students build skills for Vocational Success

Edgar Robles-Garcia has a job thanks to The Immokalee Foundation’s Vocational Success program. The 20-year-old joined Future Builders of America when he was a senior at Immokalee High School in 2008. More...

Firefighters tee up for golf tourney

The East Naples Professional Firefighters will hold their second annual golf tournament to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation on Sunday, Nov. 14, at Lely Resort. More...

Business News

Could it happen with Jackson in Collier?

A look at Palm Beach County’s gamble on Scripps Florida

From the beginning, expectations for The Scripps Research Institute’s facility in Jupiter (known as Scripps Florida) have been stratospheric.  More...

Four entrepreneurs to address Gulf Coast Venture Forum

The Naples chapter of the Gulf Coast Venture Forum meets from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, in the member clubroom at Tiburon Golf Course. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

When somethin’ is really nothin’

Conventional wisdom says something is better than nothing. The maxim is not true when the “something” hides the reality that “the cup is half empty” it masks the problem from being seen and being properly addressed. More...