August 4, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Airport lands a perfect score from the FAA

For the 16th consecutive year, Naples Municipal Airport has passed its annual inspection with a perfect score. The Federal Aviation Administration recently found the airport 100 percent in compliance with all required standards.  More...

Lifelong learning Renaissance Academy seeks instructors

The call is out for instructors to teach Fall 2011, Winter/ Spring 2012 and Summer 2012 classes at the FGCU Renaissance Academy’s 12 locations throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. More...

Public invited to help ‘Remember 9-11’

A billboard-size canvas that’s traveling around Southwest Florida in preparation for a “Remember 9-11 Tenth Year” commemoration comes to Naples on Sunday, April 7.  More...

GET MOVING

Captiva triathlon for kids and adults   The inaugural Galloway Captiva Triathlon is set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. More...

GIVING

Ambitious Immokalee students get a glimpse of medical school

Three Immokalee High School students had the unique opportunity to experience what it’s like to attend medical school, thanks to The Immokalee Foundation and the Florida State University College of Medicine Summer Institute, a highly competitiv More...

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TOTALLY COSMIC

New imaging capabilities allow FGCU observatory to capture Hubble-like vistas

THE HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE’S painterly images of the cosmos captured the minds and imaginations of Americans in 1990. More...

Young actors thrive on the ‘Street’

Some kids just can’t get enough of the street life.’  Seven young singers and dancers who took their final bow July 30 in the monthlong run of “42nd Street” by The Naples Players return for more in the KidzAct production. More...

ARTISTS AMONG US

Bob Zottola, musician

>> What is your instrument of choice?  Trumpet, flugelhorn and voice. >>Describe your music and your style.  More...

It takes a village to break barrier of autism

Nate and Maggie were born in December 2006, about a month premature, but otherwise happy and healthy babies with that special bond twins share. They learned to crawl and walk right on schedule. Nate was the first to speak. More...

County staff sets meetings for public to hear about redistricting proposals

A series of public meetings have been scheduled to review proposed changes to district boundaries of the Collier County Board of Commissioners and the District School Board of Collier County. More...

Runway expansion takes off at Naples Municipal Airport

With environmental approval of the Federal Aviation Administration, the Naples Airport Authority is proceeding to pave the safety areas at both ends of the main runway at Naples Municipal Airport. More...

IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME

Hundreds of summer campers at the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County tied themselves up in a giant game of Twister one recent sunny morning. More...

COMMUNITY COLLECTION DRIVES

Children’s Home Society seeking school supplies   Children’s Home Society is collecting donations of school supplies to make sure that children and families in Southwest Florida are ready to succeed in the new school year. More...

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Consider joining the ranks at the Visitor Information Center

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Maximum occupancy

Hotels filling up during the traditionally slow season

AS BRITISH PETROLEUM’S DEEPWATER Horizon platform hemorrhaged oil for almost 100 days into the northern Gulf of Mexico beginning on April 20, 2010, a world-class column of smoke filled the broad expanse of sky above. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Debt deals and a dearth of leadership

A lot of people outside the U.S. thought the debt ceiling crisis has been beyond insanity. More...