August 6, 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 Aug. 10-16:  Monday, Aug. 10  U.S. More...

Students get insider’s look at the health-care profession

Sixteen-year-old Sherlanda Auguste was in the operating room but was too short to see the procedure taking place at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare a few weeks ago. More...

Rolls-Royce Drophead Coupé: A name fitting of the price

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The sight of a Rolls-Royce convertible triggers a mixture on envy and lust usually reserved for celebrities. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Alive & Well

THERE WILL BE PLENTY OF OPERA IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THIS SEASON

OPERA AFICIONADOS AND THOSE WHO HAVE ALWAYS WANTED TO BUT NEVER HAVE experienced the art form have equal opportunity to satisfy their desires right here in Southwest Florida this coming season.  More...

Gulfshore Opera offers accessible second season

“Our motto at Gulfshore Opera is: inclusive and accessible,” says its founder and artistic director, Steffanie Pearce.  In addition to its home base in Collier County, the fledgling company is reaching north to Lee and Charlotte coun More...

Opera Naples has a new vision for new season

“Opera is a live art form, always in constant change,” says Ramon Tebar of Opera Naples. “It’s in constant evolution, development and change.  More...

Wildlife hospital stressed by sudden influx of patients

The von Arx Wildlife Hospital at Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been put in an interesting position: Despite meticulous planning on the part of organization executives, the number of patient admissions has already exceeded 2014’s total of More...

Welcome to the dog days

ROOTED IN NAPLES

Remember when I wrote that love letter to summer a few months ago? I take it back.  I take it all back.  We’ve finally hit that point where summer sucks. More...

Classes can tuneup 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...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Orchid Society invites all orchid aficionados to its next meeting and workshop Thursday, Aug. 6, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a workshop by member Bill Overson about repotting Catasetinae orchids. More...

Rediscovering the pleasure of picking up the phone and … talking

THE DIVA DIARIES

Hold the phone. This weekend, I did something crazy: I actually talked on the phone. A lot.  More...

Business News

The internship

SWF interns and fellows are gaining experience and bringing youthful energy to local businesses

It’s a rite of passage for many college students as distinct as living alone for the first time, a toe-dip or full-on immersion in a world of economic imperatives and working professionals.  More...

Advice for the newbie investor

MONEY & INVESTING

Recently, I sat watching TV cuddled up next to my wife, relaxing after a hard day’s work. All of a sudden, I heard a blood-curdling scream in my left ear. My wife was in a panic as a relatively small insect was climbing up her jeans. More...

Professor to present seminar for financial advisors

Christopher Hoyt, JD, a professor at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law and member of the Estate Planning Hall of Fame, will present “Family and Charitable Planning with Retirement Accounts,” a seminar for professional a More...