September 1, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

UF-led team awarded $6.5 million for oil spill projects

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a Universityy of Florida-led team more thann $6.5 million to study the environmental ns and psychological effects of the Deepwater Horizon oilil spill on communities along thee Gulf coasts of Florida and More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Historical Society film wins Telly

Naples Historical Society’s 24-minute oral history project overview film narrated by internationally known narrator, and society board member, Peter Thomas, won the respect and honor of the top  Telly Award. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Sundials tell time and old tales

Sundials are not just garden ornaments. They can tell time if set up properly. More...

ART TO LAST A CENTURY

SANIBEL ARTIST’S WORK ENGRAVED IN HISTORY

TAKING A BREAK FROM ENGRAVING NAMES ON THE GRANITE wall of the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Washington, D.C., Lucas Century flew to Miami in 1983, intending to kick back for a week in the Keys. He didn’t get very far. More...

Free phones keep those down on their luck connected

Some decry use of taxpayer dollars

Having a cell phone can mean the difference between affording to buy a meal or not, for Mike, a homeless man in Fort Myers who gave only his first name. More...

Hodges University to open veteran services center

Hodges University has announced plans to open a veterans services center for its students on both its Fort Myers and Naples campuses. More...

TIF students experience a summer to remember

It was a summer to remember for students and staff of The Immokalee Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides educational opportunities for Immokalee’s children.  More...

Business News

Banks in crisis

Southwest Florida financial institutions face federal scrutiny

Count 14 local banks among the latest casualties of the economic recession and the implosion of Florida’s real estate market. More...

Application deadline approaching for Blue Chip Award

The deadline is quickly approaching to submit applications for the 17th annual Southwest Florida Blue Chip Community Business Award. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Europe in the danger zone

As hard as it is to imagine, the U.S.’s economic woes pale in comparison to the European Union’s nightmarish problems, which have the potential to turn catastrophic.  More...