August 16, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Rookery Bay offers landscaping workshops

Landscape professionals and the general public are invited to two landscaping classes presented in August by the coastal training program at Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The sessions are:  More...

Adopt-A-Soldier seeks donations

U.S. troops in Afghanistan are the focus of the Adopt-A-Soldier project started last year by the Women’s Council of Realtors, Naples-On-The-Gulf Chapter. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Ohio State Alumni Club of Naples invites Buckeyes alumni and friends to happy hour from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at Seasons 52. All are welcome. More...

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Album cover discoveries

New Yorker follows clues to learn locations

WHEN IT COMES TO REAL ESTATE, THE SAYING goes, the three most important things are: location, location, location.  For commercial real estate agent Bob Egan in New York, the adage holds true for his hobby as well: He tracks down where the covers More...

FGCU photo lands on magazine cover

A dramatic sunset snapshot of the Florida Gulf Coast University campus trumped four other finalists from around the country in a contest to choose the cover of an international education magazine.  More...

Collectors take a shine to iridescent glass

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Ancient Roman iridescent glass dug up in Israel is now being featured in modern jewelry. More...

Boys & Girls Club ready to play ball on Jay & Patty Baker field

When administrators of the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County saw the rolls and rolls of AstroTurf being laid out on the new baseball field at the club’s East Naples campus, their grown-up faces turned to the child-like expressions of thos More...

Join the clean-up on Keewaydin

The marine bureau of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and the Collier County Marine Alliance invite everyone to pitch in for the fourth annual Keewaydin Cleanup. This year’s effort has been expanded to two Saturdays: Aug. 25 and Sept. More...

Smart911 can enhance emergency response

Because every second counts in an emergency, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and the Naples Police Department have partnered to implement Smart911, a database that allows citizens to create a secure safety profile of vital personal and hous More...

Gear up for AARP Driver Safety Class

The next AARP Driver Safety Class led by instructor Greg Johnson is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Golden Gate Community Center.  More...

Business News

in someone else’s SHOES

Vincent van Gogh painted “A Pair of Shoes” in 1886. It hangs in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. More...

Measuring candidates with an economic yardstick

MONEY & INVESTING

The study of economics in college or graduate school is generally not laced with political discussion. However, most postacademic economic discussions are fully woven with political rhetoric. More...