September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Three local individuals, one organization to be honored on National Philanthropy Day

The Association of Fundraising Professionals honors individuals and organizations whose actions have made positive contributions in the lives of those in their communities through their dedication to philanthropy. More...

UF report: Florida consumer sentiment continues downward trend

Consumer sentiment among Floridians plummeted 4.8 points in August to 88.2, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. In the lowest reading in the last year, all five components that make up the index declined. More...

Field trips go along with the fundamentals during summer academy for TIF students

It’s not just the absent-minded professors among us who forget things sometimes; plenty of students do, too. More...

It’s a great time to be considering a family sedan

BEHIND THE WHEEL

It used to be the only requirements for a midsize family sedan were that the kids fit in the back and the color was acceptable. But this longstanding bread-and-butter market for car companies is going through a revolution. More...

Check out the improved CCSO2go app

CCSO2go, the mobile application of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, is free and ready for download.  Recently upgraded, CCSO2go is faster and easier to navigate. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

COMING SOON TO A THEATER NEAR YOU

LET’S FACE IT. IT WAS A BAD SUMMER AT THE MOVIES. More...

Put Florida Grand Opera excursion on your map

The Naples Opera Society invites opera aficionados to catch the bus to Miami for the 2016-17 season of Florida Grand Opera. Tickets includes round trip coach transportation and driver tip, dinner in Coral Gables, a 7 p.m. More...

German luxury liner stars in a stunning Holocaust narrative

FLORIDA WRITERS

An award-winning historian and professor at Florida’s Lynn University, Boca Raton resident Robert Watson has sunk his scholarly teeth into a fascinating subject. More...

Step up for the 9/11 memorial stair challenge

The Greater Naples YMCA, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and the North Collier Fire District invite everyone to take part in a stair-climbing challenge in honor of the stairs climbed by first responders on Sept. 11, 2001. More...

Signs of the season ahead

ROOTED IN NAPLES

In case you’re searching for an indication that this year’s tourist season is already well on its way, look no further than the uptick in traffic irritations over the past few weeks. More...

Foundations seeks nominations 2017 Women of Initiative

The Women’s Foundation of Collier County, a fund at the Community Foundation of Collier County, is accepting nominations for the 2017 Women of Initiative. More...

AAA turns the high beams on for bicyclists with roadside woes

Auto group also has advisory for pet owners

AAA-The Auto Club Group now offers assistance to members who have roadside breakdowns while riding their bicycles. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Members of the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1067-Naples serve a pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on the second Sunday of each month in the pilots’ lounge at Naples Municipal Airport. More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of Sept. 12-16:  Monday, Sept. 12  Old 41 Road and U.S. More...

The votes are in: Election season is affecting friends on Facebook

THE DIVA DIARIES

Readers, I’m fanning myself with my feather boa and thanking heaven that the primary elections are over, because I’m pretty sure my delicate sensibility couldn’t take much more Facebook feuding, unfriending, blocking and deleting.&n More...

Business News

Keeping SCORE

Professional mentors in demand across South Florida

Ah, Florida, where former executives, business owners and CEOs come to live out their twilight years in the sun playing golf, fishing and joining pickleball leagues. More...

Leadership Collier Class of 2017 ready to start nine-month program

The Class of 2017 for Leadership Collier kicks off with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

Target date funds are never a prudent investment choice

MONEY & INVESTING

Americans have a global reputation for being lazy. More...