November 5, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Consumer sentiment down, but still better than a year ago

Consumer sentiment among Floridians fell slightly in October to 88.8, down less than half a point from September’s revised reading, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. More...

Service will commemorate Kristallnacht

The Catholic-Jewish Dialogue of Collier County holds a commemoration service for the 77th anniversary of Kristallnacht, “The Night of Broken Glass,” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at St. William Catholic Church, 601 Seagate Drive.  More...

Nominate local givers for Faces of Philanthropy

In honor of National Philanthropy Day and in the spirit of philanthropy this November, the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and Brian Tietz Photography are seeking nominations for outstanding philanthropists in the region to honor as one of the More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of Nov. 9-13:  Monday, Nov. More...

Student art contest seeks images representing what democracy means

The Collier County Supervisor of Elections office and Collier County Public Schools encourage students of all ages to express the spirit of democracy through art as the 2016 election cycle approaches.  More...

Academy invites prospective families

Royal Palm Academy invites families who want to learn more about the private Catholic school for grades pre-K through eight to open house from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Mix and Mingle, a new group under the umbrella of the Jewish Federation of Collier County, invites Jewish singles ages 55-plus to its first monthly get-together starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

stage kisses

The strange artifice and intimacy of the theater smooch ...

A smooch. A smack. A liplock, a snog. Whatever you call it, the act of kissing, of pressing two pairs of lips together, is an intimate one. Prostitutes, it is said, will have sex with johns for money, but refuse to kiss. More...

French farce takes off with modern updates

Theater fans seeking a light, comical little gem so they can laugh their cares away can head to Gulfshore Playhouse’s production of “Boeing, Boeing,” a classical French farce that has been updated for modern audiences.  More...

Beautifully paced and structured mystery thriller reveals ugly truths

FLORIDA WRITERS

The third novel in Robert Lane’s Jake Travis series meets and beats any expectations Mr. Lane’s readers developed from enjoying “The Second Letter” and “Cooler Than Blood” (both reviewed in these pages). More...

Reunion in Delray Beach to recall miracle of 70 years ago

“For the dead and the living, we must bear witness.”  — Elie Wiesel   More...

Last call to revel in the perks of being here off-season

ROOTED IN NAPLES

Who’s excited for season? ME! More...

Learn to protect yourself from identity theft

The Collier County Identity Theft Task Force invites the public to its next presentation from 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in the Community Room at the Naples Daily News. Attendance is limited to 150 people.  More...

Every dollar saved creates a gift that will keep on giving

SO YOU WANT TO BE A PHILANTHROPIST?

Frank Stern liked saving money. So much so he avoided the Midpoint Memorial Bridge for more than 14 years to save a buck — literally. More...

Public invited to celebrate National Philanthropy Day

Each year the Association of Fundraising Professionals pays tribute to individuals and organizations that have made a difference in our lives, our communities and our world through philanthropy. More...

Tune up your driving skills at AARP class

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...

Conference designed for parents of children with disabilities

Parents of children with disabilities are invited to “Sharing the Commitment,” a conference presented by the Exceptional Student Education department of Collier County Public Schools in collaboration with Florida Diagnostic and Learning R More...

Golden Gate time capsule contents to be revealed

The 25th annual Golden Gate Citizen of the Year banquet and celebration takes place Thursday, evening, Nov. 12, at Vanderbilt Country Club, hosted by the Golden Gate President’s Council. More...

Fishing for a costume: A cautionary tale

THE DIVA DIARIES

“Always be yourself. Unless you can be a Mermaid. Then, always be a mermaid.” — Random Internet meme   More...

Business News

There's a code for that

Health industry feeling the strain of switching to ICD-10, a new system of medical coding

HAVE YOU EVER GONE TO THE DOCTOR WITH A burn because your water skis were on fire? As of Oct. 1, there’s a code for that used for medical billing purposes. More...

Take advantage of Social Security ‘loophole’ while you still can

MONEY & INVESTING

I used to believe that getting older meant being better at things. I couldn’t wait to better my tennis game or learn a second language. More...