December 16, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Coats, blankets needed for St. Matthew’s House

The severe cold weather is creating an urgent need for blankets and ackets, warm coats, jackets, nts etc., for residents s of St. Matthew’s House, Naples’ shelter for the homeless, and the Friendship House in Immokalee. More...

By land or by sea, Neapolitans turn out to enjoy holiday traditions

Boats cruise Venetian Bay for all to admire
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Hodges names School of Professional Studies after Neapolitans Jerry and Arlene Nichols

In recognition of a significant gift to the institution, Hodges University has named its School of Professional Studies after longtime Naples residents and philanthropists Arlene and Jerry Nichols. More...

Essays sought on four-year degrees

The Community College Baccalaureate Association’s eighth annual student essay contest is underway with the topic: “Why obtaining a four-year degree on my community college campus would be (or is) important to me.” Community college More...

Kundalini masters will lead workshop

Bija Yoga and Bala Vinyasa Yoga are teaming up to bring Ana Brett and Ravi Singh, master kundalini yoga teachers, celebrity trainers and authors of popular DVDs and a best-selling book, to Naples for a workshop next month. More...

’TIS THE SEASON TO GIVE’

It’s the season for giving so others can receive

At Youth Haven 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...

Pointers to make the holiday season ‘greener’

Along with all that holiday cheer ccc comes a lot of extra waste. Americans throw away 25 percent more tr trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s as compared to any other time of the yea year. More...

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Ritz-Carlton, Naples, celebrates its silver anniversary

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, opened its doors to travelers near and far on Dec. 4, 1985. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Denial: An investment strategy that doesn’t work

John Mauldin is one of my favorite investment writers, and his weekly newsletter, Outside The Box, is available for free and online. It is my supposition that good investment/ financial thinkers are constantly reading the work of others. More...

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Stewart Law Firm in new home More...

Travel with increased security expected to go smoothly

The full-body scanners that some feared would create snafus at airports over the Thanksgiving holiday never came to pass. More...

Worried consumers might make reluctant shoppers

While retail spending was strong this November, consumers are feeling the pain of a weak employment picture and increased financial troubles. More...

Postal service ends year with $8.5 billion loss

The U.S. Postal Service reported its 2010 financial results, showing a net loss of $8.5 billion for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30. More...

By land or by sea, Neapolitans turn out to enjoy holiday traditions

All bundled up for the Naples Christmas Parade

Sadie Scardino, Kaitlyn and Jack Johnson n More...

Education Foundation names 2011 Men of Distinction

Roy’s Restaurant in Naples hosted the Education Foundation of Collier County’s 2011 Men of Distinction along with more than 40 Men of Distinction alumni for lunch earlier this month. More...

Be a buddy. Help a child learn to love reading

What if you could help a child in Southwest Florida learn to read and write just by sending them a book and a letter? You can, through a program called Literacy Buddies. More...

Yoga studio partners with David Lawrence to help patients in treatment for addiction

Recovery from addiction, life-threatening illness or loss can be overwhelming and at times may feel impossible. Feeling whole and complete is possible, however, with the support of therapeutic experts and recovery programs. More...

’TIS THE SEASON TO GIVE

Waterside Shops hosts holiday fun for the Guadalupe Center p

Gisel Reyes and Jonathan Hernandez with Santa More...

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Dave Wallace, Jocelyn Paterson and Ed Parsons, members of the St. Andrews Society of Southwest Florida, help man the Salvation Army Red Kettle at Walmart on Immokalee Road at Airport Pulling Road. More...

Better watch out; Waste Watch is in effect

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office now has 100 more eyes on the road, thanks to a new program rolled out by Waste Management. The disposal company launched its Waste Watch surveillance program in cooperation with the CCSO earlier this month. More...

An investment in human capital is always one you’ll never regret

Investing in human capital has the greatest impact on the long-term productivity of society. That belief is championed by economists Lester Thurlow and Robert Barro and management consultant Peter Drucker. More...

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SPORTS SHORTS

Pedaling for Pathways will raise funds, awareness The Naples Pathways Coalition invites bicyclists of all ages and skill levels to participate in the fifth annual Pedaling for Pathways Bicycle Brunch on Sunday, Jan. 23, at Lowdermilk Park. More...

'TIS THE SEASON TO BE...SCARY

Sometimes Santa delivers chills

He’s presented as a jolly old elf, an altruistic, kindly old man who supernaturally distributes gifts to children around the world in the course of a night. More...

Celebrate winter solstice with a visit to the Garden

The Naples Botanical Garden holds its annual Winter Solstice Celebration from 6-8 p.m. Dec. 16-23, and Sunday through Thursday, Dec. 26-30. More...