October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Families can sign up for assistance from Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in Collier County will accept Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance applications Tuesday-Friday, Oct. 22-25, at The Salvation Army worship center, 3170 Estey Ave. in Naples. More...

Collier Family Farms hosts fall fest

Collier Family Farms re-opens for the new growing season and hosts a Farm Fall Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at its farm stand in Ave Maria. More...

Mercato turns purple in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Mercato turns purple as part of The Shelter for Abused Women & Children’s National Domestic Violence Awareness Month initiative. Throughout the day Saturday, Oct. More...

Watch out for deputies, work crews

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office gives drivers a heads-up that traffic enforcement deputies will be posted at the following locations the week of Oct. 21-25:  ¦ Monday, Oct. More...

Students, teachers, family have tools to stop bullying

Collier County Sheriff ’s Office reminds the community that the best way to stop bullying is to tell someone it’s happening.  More...

Collier County Sheriff’s Office salutes local students

Nine Collier County students received the Collier County Sheriff’s Department’s Do The Right Things award in the first ceremony of the new school year held at Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

The daily habits of artists

Writer’s own routine prompts his blog, which leads to book about how other artists work

“Be regular and orderly in your life like a Bourgeois so that you may be violent and original in your work.” — Flaubert Here’s your free gift of today, 24 hours. How will you use them in pursuit of your art? More...

On break from Broadway, local soprano takes Opera Naples stage

Opera Naples’ production of “The Telephone/The Medium” represents a homecoming for soprano Lora Lee Gayer. A former Naples resident and an original member of the Opera Naples Young Artists program, Ms. More...

Satisfy art and appetite cravings

Partake of ‘Palette to Palate’ at Crayton Cove

Crayton Cove’s signature “Palette to Palate” restaurant and gallery hop takes place Tuesday, Oct. 22, as part of downtown Naples’ CityFest celebration.  More...

Local entrepreneurs hope to swim with ‘Sharks’

Karen Walsh-Haupt hopes the hand of fate will lead the small Naples sweet shop she co-owns with her husband, Jeff, toward the mentoring they believe will lead the business to even greater success. More...

Anti-oil production groups take a broader stance

Oil production in South Florida made a moderate comeback in recent years as higher petroleum prices, an improving economy and new drilling methods made drilling feasible. More...

Dig into your family roots

The Genealogical Society of Collier County and the Collier County Public Library System are offering free beginners genealogy classes from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 5, 12 and 19, at the Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave.  More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Nearly 500,000 women in the U.S. will die from heart disease this year — almost double the number of deaths from all types of cancer combined.  More...

How to help a victim of abuse

Regardless of whether the abuse is physical, verbal, sexual, financial and/ or emotional, most victims will not offer up the fact that they are being abused. More...

Brush up on your driving skills

The AARP offers driver safety classes to help drivers learn new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. More...

Make sure car seats are safe

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office can help ensure your child is safely secured in your vehicle(s) through its free car seat inspection service.  Florida law requires parents to use a child restraint system. More...

Business News

The other housing boom

Assisted living facilities popping up throughout the region

The baby boomer demographics are unavoidable, like an 18-wheeler without brakes barreling down a highway. Every day, another one retires — or gets closer to the day when assisted living facilities are a destination.  More...

Hedge funds head into the advertising fray

MONEY & INVESTING

An 80-year-old securities law was recently lifted by the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Any SEC rule that remained in place for 80 years must have had some mighty good reasons to have remained intact — that is until commissioners agr 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...