January 24, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Welcome to Moe’s Bike Brunch

There’s still time to sign up to pedal or walk in the Naples Pathways Coalition’s seventh annual Moe’s Bike Brunch and Ride/Walk that sets out Saturday, Jan. 26, from Lowdermilk Park.  More...

Theologian, author will discuss Christianity in the 21st century

Naples United Church of Christ welcomes author and theologian Marcus Borg as a guest lecturer during a threeday workshop about historic and contemporary interpretations of the Bible.  More...

Catholics can learn about ‘Living the Call’

Ave Maria University presents “Living the Call,” a full-day conference about the calling Catholics have received from God, on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the university. More...

Learn about college financial aid

Parents and guardians of collegebound high school students are invited to attend any of the following presentations about financial aid scheduled at area high schools. More...

Science fair projects on display for ‘Super Science Saturday’

Collier County Schools’ 17th annual “Super Science Saturday” takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the North Collier Regional Park. Family admission to the exhibit hall is free.  More...

Milder winter leads to fewer manatee deaths in Florida

Researchers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission documented fewer manatee deaths in 2012 than in the previous three years, as milder winter temperatures led to significantly less coldrelated mortality. More...

Bach Festival outstanding young performers shine in concert

Ten talented young musicians performed a selection of baroque music to the delight of an enthusiastic audience at the annual Bach Festival Concert presented by The Bach Ensemble on Jan. 12 at First United Methodist Church. More...

Kids will shoot for the stars

Because mental fitness and physical fitness go hand-in-hand, the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida is proud to present the annual “Shooting for the Stars” basketball clinic for Collier County kids ages 8-17.  More...

Walk benefits Baby Basics

The fourth annual, family-friendly Baby Basics Walking Challenge sets out from North Collier Regional Park on Saturday morning, Jan. 26. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:30 a.m. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

An artist’s journey

Paul Arsenault’s body of work reflects a life left open to chance

¦ Paul Arsenault, “Paul Arsenault: My Journey as a Painter.” Banyan Arts Social and Pleasure Club. 156 pages. $65.  More...

Director, actress embrace opportunities with Naples Players

The U.S. Postal Service helps to fund Brad Goetz’s theater habit.  “I’m a mailman,” says Mr. Goetz. More...

Disney on Ice comes to Germain Arena

Rev up for non-stop fun with four favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice brings “Worlds of Fantasy” to Southwest Florida. More...

Imagine: Naples as the epicenter of thought

Why are geeks so crucial? Can robots raise kids’ confidence? Why does China matter? Do we have the energy to move forward? Why does art take courage? More...

Collier Family Farms welcomes U-pickers and others

Grand opening celebration set for Jan. 26

Barron Collier’s legacy remains vibrant and visible in many areas of Collier County today, including real estate development, mineral management, hospitality, tourism and agriculture. More...

AT&T gift boosts Conservancy’s STEM Institute

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has received more than $100,000 from AT&T to launch the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Institute at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. More...

Marco Faith & Wine presents photojournalist

Marco Faith & Wine, a group for women who want to share their faith and inspiration, presents photojournalist Linda Schaefer with “Come and See,” a program about her work with Mother Teresa of Calcutta, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Spring break adventures await Outward Bound participants

Collier County high school students looking for a once-in-a-lifetime spring break challenge can apply for the Hurricane Island Outward Bound Leadership Program, a wilderness expedition that builds young leaders using service, community and diversity. More...

Students vie for a chance to see Miami Heat

Middle and high school students in Collier County public schools are competing for the chance to see the NBA World Champions, the Miami Heat, play the Memphis Grizzlies at the American Airlines Arena in Miami on March 1.  More...

Open house Sunday at Saint Ann school

Saint Ann Catholic School, PK-3 to grade 8, holds an open house for prospective families from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27. More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office gives drivers a heads-up that traffic enforcement deputies will be posted at the following spots the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 1:  Monday, Jan. 28   ¦ St. Andrews Boulevard and U.S. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Sam Sewell of the Naples chapter of Mensa hosts Sam’s Fourth Saturday Stag Party, a discussion group that welcomes all men who like to think and talk, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at 10202 Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples. More...

Lighthouse of Collier accredited

Lighthouse of Collier has earned its three-year accreditation from The National Accreditation Council for Blind and Low Vision Services. More...

‘Lunch with the Chief’ on Marco

The Marco Island Police Foundation welcomes Cpl. Jose Carrillo of the Special Operations Group of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office as guest speaker at “Lunch with the Chief” beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Business News

To the dogs

Trainers a growing niche in SWFL

LEHIGH ACRES RESIDENT JEAN BURMEISTER still recalls vividly (and who wouldn’t?) the day her daughter’s dog Hansie bit her hand as she tried to get a dish towel out of the dog’s mouth. Ms. Burmeister needed 10 stitches. More...

Crude talk: U.S. oil production on the rise

MONEY & INVESTING

Though the consumer thinks in simplistic terms about how much gasoline costs, crude oil’s story is actually slick and complicated.  More...

Partnership of local leaders meets for first Roundtable of 2013

The Partnership for Collier’s Future Economy hosts the first quarterly meeting of the Roundtable from 8-10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in the Community Room at the Naples Daily News, 1100 Immokalee Road.  More...