June 11, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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...

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Make-A-Wish Southern Florida will be able to grant six wishes to local children thanks to a $30,000 gift from Miromar Lakes Beach and Golf Club and the Miromar Lakes Women’s Club-Hearts of Miromar. More...

Free program for rising high-school freshmen offered

Champions For Learning invites rising ninth-graders to “Making it Real: Preparing for High School and Beyond” from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, July 13-17, at the Champions For Learning office. More...

League Club awards $250,000-plus in grants to 30 area nonprofits

At age 29, The League Club of Naples, a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International, is entering its prime. More...

With maturity comes a new preference in magazines

THE DIVA DIARIES

I’ll admit it: I’m a magazine junkie. I always have been. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Picture Perfect

Photographers "find art anywhere," says Jack O'Brien, curator of The von Liebig Art Center in Naples. A lot of people might not stop and look at something, he says, but photographers do. More...

Turtles continue to be happy together after all these years

The Turtles are headlining a tour filled with classic acts, but when the band recorded its signature hit, “Happy Together,” in 1967, it looked like it might be the group’s last hurrah.  More...

Marco teens take the lead in farcical comedy

The teen troupe of the Island Theater Company on Marco presents Ken Ludwig’s “Leading Ladies” June 12-20 at the Marco Island Historical Museum.  More...

YMCA breaks ground for adaptive ball field

Say you’re a person who is wheelchairbound but has a burning desire to play baseball. What are your options?  More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of June 15-19:  Monday, June 15  Airport-Pulling Road and Emerald Lake Drive: Red-light running  U.S. More...

Citizens Academy puts the public inside the CCSO

Anyone who is interested in learning about the inner workings of the Collier County Sheriff ’s Office should consider applying for the CCSO Citizens Academy. More...

Nonprofits can save the date for ‘Telling the Story’ seminar

Nonprofit organizations in Collier County are encouraged to mark their calendars for “Telling the Story,” the sixth annual Thinking Outside the Box seminar presented by Sue Huff of E. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Alliance Francaise de Naples hosts it next French-speaking table and lunch from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at Café Normandie. Anyone who speaks French at any level and wants to converse with others in the language is welcome. More...

Nonprofits welcome summertime donations, volunteer manpower

As summer heats up, so does the need for donations of all kinds and volunteer helpers in various capacities at community nonprofits. If you have time and/ or treasure to share, you might find just the right outlet here.  More...

Business News

The All New 'Fast Casual'

Traditional fast-food restaurants moving over for ‘Quick Casual’ establishments

AT THE CONCLUSION OF BARRY LEVINSON’S poignant 1987 film “Tin Men,” the story of two feisty salesmen trying to outdo and even ruin each other, the men finally realize that what they’re selling (tin siding for houses in a Balti More...

Invest with your mind, not your heart

MONEY & INVESTING

My twins graduated kindergarten last week, and to mark the end of the year, the entire class entertained their families with an ocean-themed song-anddance routine as part of the graduation ceremony. More...