September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Meet up with Mobile Mammo

Mammography is proven preventative health care, saving lives and making a difference in the long-term survival of those diagnosed with breast cancer. A baseline mammogram is recommended at age 40, unless the patient is high-risk. More...

Step out for the Stiletto Sprint

The fourth annual Stiletto Sprint is sure to paint the town pink on Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Third Street South district. The event that benefit the Garden of Hope & Courage and Susan G. More...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

Fashion for Her  6- 8 p. m. Friday, Sept. More...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer drew the masses to Cambier Park in 2012 and sets out to do the same this year on Saturday morning, Oct. 12. See details in the calendar of events on pages A14-15.   More...

STEM Conference set for students, teachers, parents

Registration is open for Collier County Public Schools’ 2013-14 STEM Conference. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  More...

Superintendent hits the road for meetings at area schools

Collier County Public Schools’ Superintendent Kamela Patton has set the following dates for her third year of Superintendent’s Town Hall Meetings:  ¦ Thursday, Sept. 26: Immokalee Technical Center  ¦ Tuesday, Oct. More...

Collier teachers champion digital learning

Seven Collier County teachers have been named STAR Discovery Educators by Discovery Education in recognition of their commitment to harnessing digital learning to inspire students’ curiosity and prepare them for future careers. More...

Drug Free Collier seeks volunteers

The staff at Drug Free Collier is looking for volunteers to assist with the next community-wide Operation Medicine Cabinet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. More...

Add a donation to the Shelter to your regular grocery list

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children needs to stock its pantry shelves to meet the needs of adult and child victims and survivors of domestic violence living in its 60-bed emergency safe-haven.  More...

YMCA ready for ‘Extreme Makeover Day’

The Greater Naples YMCA, which suffered major damage in a Labor Day fire, invites the public to take part in “Extreme Makeover Day” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4.  More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

‘Anna Nicole’

delivers opera’s 21st century tragic heroine

It’s the perfect and blend low of art, high pageantry art trashiness. and tabloid “Anna Nicole,” Anna the opera Nicole about Smith, made debut its at American the Brooklyn of Music in Academy New York Operas on Sept. More...

Naples Art Association offers ‘The Arts & Alzheimer’s’

A new program hosted by the Naples Art Association will help people living with Alzheimer’s and other associated dementias make connections within themselves and to their families through the arts.  More...

Telling a thousand stories through Japanese dye painting

IN THE ARTIST’S STUDIO

Leigh Herndon moves deftly through her artful and organized home studio where she works every day. More...

Chemo coverage gets more fair for Florida patients

Susan Kristoff has a demanding full-time job, fighting the mutant cells she’s lived with for 11 years. More...

Be part of a once-in-a-generation effort in the fight against cancer

In my 18 years as a breast cancer survivor, I have seen first-hand the impact that dedicated volunteers and fundraising can make. More...

Saks is the place to party in pink

For savvy Neapolitans, Saks Fifth Avenue at the Waterside Shops has been a preferred shopping destination for years. More...

Luncheon promises to raise awareness

Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness month with the area’s first Pink Promise Luncheon set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. More...

2012 BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

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Exchange students share a Chinese tradition with Community School of Naples classmates

The Moon Festival is an important Chinese holiday equivalent to that of Thanksgiving in the U.S., when families gather and where food is essential. More...

Opera Naples launches new children’s choir for Davis Triangle kids

Opera Naples has started a new choir for children ages 7-12 in the Davis Triangle neighborhood where ON’s new headquarters are under way. Auditions for the Triangle Choir are being scheduled to fill 20 openings.  More...

Local scholars make the grade as National Merit semifinalists

Ten local students have qualified as semifinalists for the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Morton, Sheppard named ‘Good Scouts’ of the year

The Southwest Florida Council of the Boys Scouts of America has named Edward Morton of Naples and John Sheppard of Fort Myers its distinguished citizens of the year. Both men will be celebrated during the 23rd annual gala Monday, Nov. More...

Salvation Army starts sign-ups for holiday assistance program

The Salvation Army in Collier County will accept Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance applications from families in Immokalee on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 2-3, and from families in the remainder of Collier County on Oct. 22-25.  More...

Business News

Aqua entrepreneurs

Inventors seek profits by helping preserve waterways

Perhaps it’s time to name names, both private and public: Paul Marcuzzo. Lee Shepard. More...

Income inequality is a domestic and international issue

MONEY & INVESTING

The issue of income inequality polarizes. It seems to divide groups between those who believe that income inequality in the U.S. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ YP Naples members meet for networking for socializing from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Clive Daniel Home. Connect with Young Professionals of Naples on Facebook or visit www.ypnaples.com.   More...