September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Fire-damaged YMCA soldiers on in multifaceted recovery

Heavy rains late last week flooded parts of the burned-out Naples YMCA building, just one of the many challenges in an ongoing recovery effort. More...

Fund A Dream gives Immokalee kids life-changing summer experiences

NONPROFIT NEWS

The Immokalee Foundation created a special summer for local students who learned, grew and advanced by visiting college campuses, participating in team-building activities, attending camps in New England and taking part in workshops, learning academi More...

NONPROFIT NEWS

Tuesdays for charities   More...

Superintendent sets dates for town hall meetings at schools

Collier County Public Schools’ Superintendent Kamela Patton has set the dates for her third year of Superintendent’s Town Hall Meetings designed to allow her to meet with staff, parents and community members.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Just for laughs

Comedy clubs are serious business in Southwest Florida

SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS EVIDENTLY enjoy a good laugh, judging by the multiple venues where standup comedy has proven successful over the years. More...

Coming soon: Film critic Dan Hudak looks ahead

After a so-so summer of mostly unremarkable releases, Oscar season is upon us — and it looks promising. More...

Published authors will explain why writing for children is no kids’ stuff

The fifth annual “Writing for Children: Inspiration to Publication” workshop takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Edison State College Fort Myers. More...

POLITICS AND WATER POLICY INTERSECT

TO CLEAN UP AND BETTER MANAGE WATER COMING INTO and flowing out of Lake Okeechobee, a great deal more will have to be stored outside the lake, experts say — both in reservoirs, and on southern lands where it once flowed naturally. More...

THE MOST DANGEROUS TIME: FLOOD RISK HIGH FOR LAKE OKEECHOBEE

PHILLIP ROLAND SLEPT LITTLE ON THE LAST NIGHT OF at his home in Clewiston, a town hunkered beneath Lake Okeechobee’s Herbert Hoover dike. More...

Pitch in to help coastal cleanup make a world of difference

Keep Collier Beautiful invites local residents to take part in the 27th annual International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 21. More...

Foster children tuck in to new mattresses

Some local foster children are having sweet dreams on new mattresses thanks to the combined efforts of the Friends of Foster Children and Tempur-Pedic North America, LLC.  Just before the start of the new school year, 140 twin-sized Tempur-Pedic More...

Campaign set for student voter registration

The Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office is challenging local high schools to get students registered for the 2014 and 2016 election cycle. More...

College Night set for students, parents

Approximately 100 colleges and universities from Florida and around the United States will send representatives to Collier County Public Schools’ annual College Night coming up from 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Business News

Running on cash

MICHAEL POLLY HAS NOTICED THE RESURgence of a real estate trend that he has not seen in years: People are able to sell the house they live in to buy a new one. The vice president of real estate operations for Royal Shell Real Estate, Mr. More...

Fundamental analysis cannot help bond investors

MONEY & INVESTING

Bonds and the direction of interest rates are excellent examples of how the investment future is not fundamentally knowable and, further, that fundamental analysis, at a minimum, should be accompanied by technical analysis and technical trading rules 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...