February 12, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Author, Florida Weekly book critic to discuss One Thousand Children

Author and Florida Weekly book reviewer Phil Jason will be the guest speaker at a GenShoah meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at Beth Tikvah of Naples. Mr. More...

Researchers switch to cell phones for consumer confidence survey

Consumer sentiment among Floridians rose sharply to 93.3 in January, almost six points higher than December’s reading, according to a new University of Florida study. More...

Tune up your driving skills

AARP offers classes to help older drivers learn about new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 might be eligible for a discount on auto insurance.  More...

Author and his service dog headline events to benefit PAWS Assistance Dogs

New York Times bestselling author Capt. Luis Carlos Montalván and his golden retriever service dog named Tuesday are coming to Naples for three events March 10-12. PAWS Assistance Dogs will host the highly decorated U.S. More...

Collier County Public Schools hosts virtual town hall meeting

Superintendent of School Kamela Patton holds a Collier County Public Schools virtual town meeting devoted to college and career readiness for middle-school and high-school students and parents from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

ALUMNI NEWS

¦ The Greater Naples Area Panhellenic holds its annual scholarship fundraising luncheon and fashion show Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Country Club of Naples. Fashions and accessories will be by Janet Carr. More...

‘Fun money’ scholarships require recipients to invest in themselves

Not far from the coastal communities of Naples and Marco Island is the small town of Immokalee, home to 25,000 year-round residents. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Naples Arts Season Guide 2015

The Norris Center 755 Fifth Ave. S. 213-3049 boxoffice@naplesgov.com More...

Naples Music Club brings back Cuban piano star

Naples Music Club celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with a Musical Safari & Jazz Concert Saturday, Feb. 21, at North Naples United Methodist Church. More...

Serge becomes a freelance legal ‘fixer’ in latest laugh-fest

FLORIDA WRITERS

You will laugh so hard that you’ll fall off the plot lines. But don’t worry. Tim Dorsey will help you get back on them, off them and on them again in “Shark Skin Suite.”  More...

Naples humanitarians plan return to Haiti this summer

In an effort to care for their extended community in Haiti, Bayshore Education Center and Naples New Haitian Church of the Nazarene will return to the island nation this summer to provide educational services, health care and meals to the children of More...

Bringing a classical education to Collier County youngsters

PROFILES IN PARADISE

When Kelly Lichter graduated from high school, her dad wanted her to attend Hillsdale College in Michigan. More...

Federation hosts terrorism expert

The Jewish Federation of Collier County and its Israel Advocacy Committee host Sabi Shabtai with “The Global War on Terror: Are We Winning It?” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at Temple Shalom of Naples.  More...

Watch out for traffic cops on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of Feb. 16-20:  Monday, Feb. More...

Church presents screening of film featuring Immokalee coalition

The Social Justice Ministries of Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church presents a screening of the documentary “Food Chains” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at the church.  More...

Seats open on airport noise committee

The city of Naples Airport Authority has three openings on its Noise Compatibility Committee for Naples Municipal Airport. More...

Cultivate your green thumb

The 2015 garden workshop series presented by UF/IFAS continues from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursdays through March 5 at Unity of Naples Church, 2000 Unity Way. Cost is $10 per lecture. All are welcome. Here’s what’s coming up:  ¦ Feb. More...

Naples on Navy Band’s spring itinerary

Naples is one of 32 cities in six states to welcome The United States Navy Band on its 2015 spring tour. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Friends of the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge hold their annual meeting and program from 5:30- 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. More...

Practice penmanship to show how much you care

THE DIVA DIARIES

A girlfriend of mine recently bemoaned to me that she fears she’s forgotten how to write in cursive.  More...

Business News

Growing fast

Upcoming meetings seek to find common ground on development issues

Those who brush their teeth each morning, work in the same office or play on the same golf course each day and sleep in the same bed each evening are sometimes unable to recognize the most salient fact of life on the southwest coast of Florida: Every More...

Love and money

MONEY & INVESTING

In life, there are many different love issues and many different money issues that each of us will face.  When the two, love and money, are entwined in a relationship as an important foundation in relationship, there is plenty of room for confus More...

Better Business Bureau has tips in response to Anthem breach

Tens of millions of Americans could be victims of the latest corporate data breach, this one at Anthem Insurance. More...