February 25, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Give Where You Live campaign makes it easy to be a philanthropist

The Community Foundation of Collier County and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation host the second annual giving day in Collier County starting at noon Monday, Feb. 29, and ending at 11:59 a.m. Tuesday, March 1. 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...

Ford Expedition Platinum EL: A Lincoln’s worth of luxury behind the Ford badge

BEHIND THE WHEEL

There is a little piece of plastic that goes in between a smartphone and the portable credit card reader to cradle it and keep it in place. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Making a Monster musical

Mel Brooks’ ‘Young Frankenstein’ comes to the Sugden

IT ISN’T EASY BEING GREEN.  In fact, it can be downright challenging.  Just ask Randy Jones, who’s playing Frankenstein’s monster in the Naples Players’ upcoming production of “Young Frankenstein” March 2 More...

Project HELP proudly presents ‘The Vagina Monologues’

“I was worried about my own vagina. It needed a context of other vaginas — a community, a culture of vaginas. More...

Rogue CIA agent plans nuclear vengeance on key cities

FLORIDA WRITERS

Sarasota resident David Hagberg’s 70-plus novels include the popular Kirk McGarvey series, of which this is the latest. More...

Players across Southwest Florida relish the game of pickleball

JoAnne Russell’s athletic resume bursts with big-time tennis achievements. She was Wimbledon doubles champ in 1977 and was ranked as high as No. 22 in the world in singles in 1983 and now teaches tennis at Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples. More...

Welcome to the neighborhood

ROOTED IN NAPLES

Last weekend, someone knocked as I was organizing the kid detritus in our entryway.  I was immediately suspicious. We had barely moved in and hadn’t had the opportunity to offend anyone yet. More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of Feb. 29-March 4:  Monday, Feb. 29   Vanderbilt Beach and Goodlette- Frank roads: Speeding  U.S. More...

Stepping out in style — and in comfort and safety

THE DIVA DIARIES

Last week, I was enjoying happy hour with a dear friend I’ve known for nearly 20 years. Maria has always been not only beautiful, but also glamorous. More...

Business News

A taxing experience

Here are some quick tips from professionals to help you file and get a fast refund

IT’S TIME TO SETTLE YOUR TAX BILL WITH the federal government, to pay up or, hopefully, get a refund. You have until the Monday, April 18, deadline or else … well, nothing really. You can file an extension. More...

Financial Planning Association hosts workshop for industry professionals

The Financial Planning Association of Southwest Florida invites all professionals in the financial services industry to a workshop from 8:30-11 a.m. Monday, March 7, in the Community Room at the Naples Daily News. More...

Internet sales, strong dollar slow Wal-Mart growth; optimism advised

MONEY & INVESTING

To most people, listening to a public company’s quarterly earnings conference call would not be the most exciting way to spend their morning. More...