June 2, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Live radar, 3D images pinpointing storm action will keep you safe

Summer is a great time to live in Southwest Florida. Year-round residents can get into almost any restaurant without hassle, drive across town without too many delays, and usually find parking at the beach! More...

Agencies and organizations offer emergency help

Hindsight is always a dishonest voice for the present. Storms on the west coast have been few since Hurricane Wilma during the 2005 season — the last major hurricane to affect the Fort Myers area. More...

Make a plan to protect your boat during a major storm

The key to protecting your boat from hurricanes or any severe weather is planning, preparation and timely action. The following precautions and checklists are meant as guidelines only.  More...

Make sure your storm plan includes family pets

When formulating a hurricane plan, make sure it includes all members of the family, including pets.  After so many animals were abandoned following Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and Hurricane Charley in Southwest Florida, disaster preparednes More...

Storm debris cleanup

Hurricanes can leave Southwest Florida with millions of tons of debris, including normal household garbage, household chemical waste, appliances, construction/ demolition and yard debris. Segregating debris is critical in assisting in the recovery . More...

Lady Heroes Honor Flight will make Collier history

The next Collier County Honor Flight will be the first of its kind in three ways: It will be the first flight with Elite Airways and the first to depart from Naples Municipal Airport. More...

Local youth invited to take off into the wild blue yonder

The Experimental Aircraft Association Naples Chapter 1067 celebrates International Young Eagles day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 11, at the pilots’ lounge just south of the executive terminal at Naples Municipal Airport. More...

Immokalee Middle School students raise awareness of recycling

When leadership teacher Courtney Cassidy and her students in The Immokalee Foundation’s Junior Career Development Program noticed nearly everything that could be recycled was ending up in the regular trash at Immokalee Middle School, they took More...

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Summer in the Keys

It’s a party every weekend at the vacation spot for Floridians

WHILE THE REST OF THE STATE is slowing down as temperatures rise, Key West and the Keys are just getting started. More...

Love your pet? Share a pic

Our hands-down favorite project every summer at Florida Weekly is the Pet Lovers special edition that features – what else? More...

Brooding spirits, lost voices of The Hollows make their claim, again

FLORIDA WRITERS

If you’ve never been to The Hollows — the Upstate New York community that passes for normal while hiding its truly haunted nature — then you’re in for a big surprise with the newest offering from Lisa Unger.  More...

31st annual Project Graduation celebration keeps newest high-school grads ‘safe and sober’

The Greater Naples YMCA hosts Project Graduation, an all-night, safe-and-sober party for the high school Class of 2016 graduates, starting at 11 p.m. Friday, June 3. More...

Hurricane season inspires need for gadgets, emergency supplies

Now is the time to start stocking up on emergency supplies, prescription medications, batteries and anything needed to make your life calmer — and easier — in the eye of a storm and its potential aftermath. More...

What’s in a name? Wind and rain

Every year since 1953, the National Hurricane Center has generated an alphabetical list of names for the season’s tropical storms and hurricanes. More...

Prepare an all-hazards supply kit

Having a basic survival kit ready to sustain yourself and your family after an emergency is an essential part of preparation.  Think first about basic survival needs: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth. More...

The costliest storms in U.S. history

An aerial view of Miami- Dade County showing damage from one of the most destructive hurricanes in the history of the United States. More...

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Recovery after the storm

After major storms, lives can change drastically and disasters affect everyone to some extent. Relief supplies and other aid will be arriving as quickly as possible, but it may take several days. Try to remain calm, patient and understanding. More...

Deputies on the lookout for seat belt violations

In addition to their regular traffic enforcement details, Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies are on the lookout for drivers in violation of seat belt and child safety restraint laws through June 5. More...

Leadership Collier Foundation welcomes 2016 Class of Youth Leadership Collier

The Leadership Collier Foundation, in coordination with the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, announces the following 33 Collier County rising high school seniors have been chosen to as the Youth Leadership Collier Class of 2016:  Barron Colli More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to the hobby of building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of the month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. More...

From one generation to the next, Nana is always Nana

THE DIVA DIARIES

Looking back on the late 1980s and through the ’90s, I realize it’s amazing that my son made it through childhood relatively unscathed.  More...

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Travel soars

Airport traffic is up year-to-date 8 percent from the same period last year, according to a report from RSW.

FLORIDIANS WEREN’T IMAGINING IT over the winter if they thought airports, restaurants and highways were crowded. Very crowded. More...

Opportunity Naples invites nominations for Excellence in Industry awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Excellence in Industry awards that recognize corporate and individual excellence in Collier County. More...

What is it about the weakening yuan?

MONEY & INVESTING

It’s tough to understand what’s going on from an economic perspective in China these days. More...