May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of May 25-29:  Monday, May 25  Airport-Pulling Road and J&C Boulevard: Red-light running  Livingston Road and Progress Avenue: S More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ New officers and board members for the Naples Italian American Foundation were elected earlier this month and assume their responsibilities July 1. More...

Books for Collier Kids: new name, same mission

Books for Collier Kids is the new name of First Book-Collier County, the nonprofit organization entering its second decade of providing brand new books throughout the school year to more than 7,000 children in pre-K, kindergarten, first and second gr More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

A DAY WITH WEEGEE

So a writer and a photographer walk into this museum, see…

COMING FACE-TO-FACE WITH A WEEGEE PHOTOGRAPH IS AN unforgettable experience. More...

Macbeth on Marco: The bard is back

Following the success of last summer’s “Julius Caesar,” Marco Island Academy High School and The Marco Players bring the Marco Island Shakespeare Festival back for the second year with “Macbeth.” Performances will be May More...

One-act scripts solicited for annual contest

The Naples Players’ ETC … Readers’ Theatre is accepting original one-act scripts for the 12th annual An Evening of New Plays contest for Southwest Florida playwrights. More...

On the water this weekend? Watch for manatees

The Memorial Day weekend typically means crowded conditions on Florida waterways. More...

Pi Beta Phil alumnae wrap up a successful year for literacy

The Naples Alumnae Club of Pi Beta Phi recently installed the following officers for the coming year: Barbara Craig, president; Donna Issenmann and Glen Werner, vice presidents/literacy initiative; Jan Maiocco, vice president/ membership; Jan Heater, More...

Classes designed for older drivers

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...

Social media puts the pressure on to be picture-perfect

THE DIVA DIARIES

It’s wedding season, and honestly, I’ve never seen matrimonial ceremonies more competitive than they are these days. Not only that, I think I’ve found the culprit: social media.  More...

Business News

POOL-topia

For any who have studied the outside view of Southwest Florida from an airplane’s window seat in the last couple of years, two things might become immediately apparent: one, the economy is once again robust; and two, the evidence for that assum More...

Gas prices based on the market’s guesses

MONEY & INVESTING

I was waiting in line at my local coffee establishment yesterday when I overheard the gentleman in front of me expressing in a very colorful manner his anger that the price of gasoline was starting to rise again. More...

Job-hunting? Take time for a ‘commercial’ break

If you’re a job seeker, you can bet you’ll run into the request: “Tell me about yourself.” And you can also bet your interviewer isn’t looking for an answer like: “Well, I’m a Pisces, I like to read sci-fi no More...