February 21, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Watch out for traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be posted for traffic enforcement details the week of Feb. 25- March 1:  Monday, Feb. More...

Beth Tikvah to install Rabbi Ammos Chorny

Rabbi Ammos Chorny will be installed at Beth Tikvah of Naples during a ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. Rabbi Irving Elson, the senior Jewish chaplain in the U.S. Navy, will conduct the installation.  More...

Bank turns shred party into pet party

IberiaBank on Marco Island invites residents and business owners to a shred party from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. More...

Kittens, pups eligible for low-cost sterilization

Of the 70,000 puppies and kittens that are born in the United States every day, about half are accidents that could have been prevented by early age spay/ neuter surgeries.  More...

Photos

Full Story

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Assisted dancing

The most challenging number in ‘The Producers’ promises to be the funniest

YOU HEAR THEM BEFORE YOU SEE THEM, A kind of loud rhythmic pounding: Bang! Bang! Bang! It’s the sound of 17 rubber-tipped metal walkers hitting the rehearsal room floor in synchronized syncopation. More...

Shakespeare by design: Opera Naples furnishes a vocal version of ‘Midsummer’

Imagine, if you will, the whimsical, sparkling, romantic world of Shakespeare’s comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” as Oberon and Titiana, the king and queen of the fairies, make their way through a dream-like forest and the m More...

Naples Museum of Art pleased to make a permanent home for ‘The Mouse House’

The Patty & Jay Baker Naples of Museum of Art announces that “The Mouse House,” Olga Hirshhorn’s small but powerful collection of the intimately-sized works she collected to fill her diminutive, art-packed carriage house in Wash More...

A pelican meets its ‘Good Fortune’ on Valentine’s Day

The morning started out rainy, but the forecasters predicted clearing and we were hopeful that Valentine’s Day would turn into a perfect day for our passengers who pined for the sights and sounds of the Southwest Florida environment.  More...

CBS sportscaster will address Hazelden event

CBS sportcaster Pat O’Brien will be the keynote speaker at Hazelden’s annual community luncheon set for Thursday, March 21, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. More...

Bryant U. alums love a parade

Alumni and friends of Bryant University of Smithfield, R.I., are invited to join the school’s entry in the Naples St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 16. More...

Parents, kids can make a splash in free water safety classes at the Y

Registration is under way for YMCA Splash Week, a free water safety program for Collier County parents and their children ages 3-12. Daily 30-minute sessions will take place March 11-15 at the Greater Naples YMCA.  More...

Marco museum hosts Viva Florida 500 program

“New World, Lost World,” a discussion and debate on the Calusa Indian civilization and the arrival of the Spanish in Florida 500 years ago, begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Marco Island Historical Museum.  More...

Art show will benefit toddler with rare brittle bone disease

Two-year-old Jackson Xavier Prince was diagnosed last year with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type 6, an extremely rare form of “brittle bone” disease. He has broken his legs and arms and fractured his neck and back multiple times. More...

Rotarians raffle a Harley for art, music scholarships

The Rotary Club of Naples is raffling off a Harley-Davidson motorcycle that bears the signatures of every member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, including the late Clarence Clemons.  More...

Business News

Scaling up

Franchised businesses are growing again in SWFL

The late chicken baron and franchise pioneer best known as Colonel Sanders once taught James P. Gyarmathy to cook a bird Kentucky Fried-style at his father’s restaurant in Clearwater. More...

Taxes becoming a matter of location, location, location

MONEY & INVESTING

Taxes have always been an important factor in preserving wealth and improving after-tax investment and income returns. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net or visit www.napleschamber.org.   More...