December 13, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Third graders at First Baptist Academy and members of the Young at Heart group of senior citizens from First Baptist Church shared the holiday spirit by making gingerbread houses together. More...

Downtown parade rescheduled

Inclement weather caused city officials to reschedule the Naples Christmas Parade, which is now set to step out from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18. More...

Community invited to celebrate new Habitat for Humanity homes

Habitat for Humanity of Collier County invites the community to join with board members, donors, volunteers and partner families to celebrate the dedication of 14 homes in the community of Regal Acres in Naples. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. More...

10 named as Women of Initiative

The Women’s Philanthropic Network of the Community Foundation of Collier County has named its 10 Women of Initiative for 2013. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

AIRPLANE READING

Books provide glimpses into the world of airports

CHANCES ARE YOU OR SOMEONE YOU know will be in an airport this month. You might have to pick up family or friends coming for a visit, or your college kids returning home for winter break. More...

Catch South Florida actor in touring show

Stephen Anthony recently graduated from Florida State University, and he’s already engaging in a life of crime.  Well, at least onstage.  Mr. More...

The art of listening

ARTS COMMENTARY

This past Sunday, I went to see MercyMe at Germain Arena. More...

Seeking salvation, lung transplant patient finds inspiration

On the eve of her surgery, Melody Lynn took a shower. This was uncanny. She never showered at night. Such a chore exhausted her. More...

’Tis the season to give to toy and food drives

Here are some organizations that are collecting toys and other gifts to give to the less fortunate this holiday season:   More...

Heads up for traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic enforcement deputies will be posted and what they’ll be watching for Dec. 17-21: Monday, Dec. More...

Naples law community will welcome retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens

Tau Epsilon Rho Law Society and the Jewish Federation of Naples Cardozo Society invite the public to dinner and a question-and-answer session with retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens on Thursday, Dec. 27, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. More...

Here’s a chance to sing for the Red Sox

Think you have what it takes to sing in front of a sold-out crowd of more than 11,000 people? More...

Nonprofits selected as 2013 winners in Diamond Volunteer Award Program

Naples Civitan Club, the Brody Project for Animal Assisted Therapy and the Safe & Healthy Children’s Coalition of Collier County have been named the 2013 Diamond Volunteer Award Program winners. More...

Business News

Tourism breaks records

Visitors come back in greater numbers

After selling his upscale retail clothing business in northern Sweden, near the Arctic Circle, Pelle Holmqvist is taking a big chunk of time off from “the rat race in Europe.” He escaped two feet of snow to arrive on these sunny shores a More...

End-of-year deadlines for the wealthy and small business owners

MONEY & INVESTING

When the big ball drops in Times Square at midnight Dec. 31, the new year will have begun, but it also marks a closed door for a variety of tax planning options.  More...