December 9, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Construction begins at the Dalton Discovery Center

From the uplands to the ocean, it’ll be like ‘five field trips in one’

The juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle that has made a temporary home at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center since April 1, 2009, clapped her flippers as if to signal her approval as she visited her future “home” during More...

Collier teachers learn they are educators of distinction

In surprise classroom visits earlier this week, 30 Collier County learned that they are 2010-11 Teachers of Distinction in the Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program. More...

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Along Fifth Avenue South for the annual Christmas Walk

Cathy Christopher with Pat and Brenda O’Connor More...

At the Village on Venetian Bay for Grand Illuminations

The Naples Carolers include Eddie Bernnan, Jessica Agler, Anne Leonardi and Sally Alty More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

MAKING A LIVING AS AN ARTIST

Thirteen years ago, Marcus Jansen sold his paintings on the sidewalk.

Every day, he’d take the subway down from the Bronx and stand at the intersection of Prince Street and Broadway in SoHo, hoping to sell his scenes of city life. Most were small, and on cardboard, because he couldn’t afford canvas. More...

‘Good’ is enough to describe Cluster Pluckin’ line-up

Ten bands and singer-songwriters will take their turn on the stage at The Norris Center for the second annual Cluster Pluckin’ on Saturday night, Dec. 11. More...

When ‘Nice Jewish Girls’ go bad...

Distasteful? It depends upon your taste

They’re bold, they’re loud, they’re brassy.   They’re “Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad,” a New York-based comedy troupe bringing their in-your-face humor to Fred’s Food, Fun & Spirits on Sunday, Dec. 12. More...

ANIMAL OVERPOPULATION

Responsible owners can fix this problem

Animal control agencies consider putting down a stray animal a last resort. More...

HOLIDAY COLLECTIONS

It’s the season for giving to that others can receive

Youth Haven, Collier County’s emergency shelter for abused and neglected children, is reaching out for assistance in granting holiday wishes and creating Christmas memories for its children and families. More...

Rookery Bay offers alternatives for the gift-giving season

Many of us live or winter in Southwest Florida because of the amazing ecosystem in this area. From the Gulf of Mexico to the Everglades, we enjoy what swims beneath the waters, lives on the land and flies overhead.   More...

Cream of the high school senior crop will play in All-Star Football Classic

For one night only, it’s a   y, est   chance to see the best Collier County high school senior football players showcase their talents on one field.   The Rotary Club of   More...

Cruising into Mercato for a holiday car show

David Ricl gets a closer look at a close Ferrari 458 Italia Ferra More...

Community College Baccalaureate Association solicits essays

The Community College Baccalaureate Association’s eighth annual student essay contest is under way. The nationwide contest is being managed by Naples-based E. Sue Huff and Associates Inc.   More...

Business News

A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN

Recession be damned, Bob Grace needed to expand his business, and that meant he needed a loan.

        Mr. More...