March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

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Champions of Charity recently presented a check for $4,500 to the Immokalee Soccer School & Academy. A supply of more than 60 new soccer balls also came with the donations. More...

RSW passenger, freight traffic down 4.4 percent from 2016

During February, 946,079 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, a decrease of 4.4 percent compared to February 2016.  Year-to-date, passenger traffic is down 3.7 percent from the same period last year.  More...

‘Release Your Taxes’ event set

In addition to hosting the “1984” screening on April 4, Collier Freedom invites all who want President Donald Trump to release his tax returns to take part in a “Release Your Taxes” march and rally from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Watch out for CCSO traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of April 3-7:  Monday, April 3  Hunter Boulevard and 24th Avenue S.W.: Speeding  Green and Logan boulevards: Redlight running  Go More...

When one woman’s ‘pound’ is a young tween’s ‘hashtag’

THE DIVA DIARIES

Just so you know, I’m hip. I’m sure of it. I know that actually talking on the phone is a primitive practice, so I communicate almost exclusively by text instead. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

‘Madama Butterfly’

Beloved opera coming to three Southwest Florida stages

“It’s exquisite music,” says Andrew Kurtz. More...

Get in on the act with classes at the Sugden

Going to the Sugden Community Theatre doesn’t always have to be about taking your seat and watching a show. More...

Don’t think it can’t happen

FLORIDA WRITERS

This fascinating techno-thriller grows out of the reality of nonstop cyberwar that, while largely invisible, is constantly going on all around us. More...

Silverspot joins National Day of Action with ‘1984’ screening

Collier Freedom, the non-partisan organizers of the Naples Women’s March on Washington held the day after President Trump’s inauguration in January, hosts a screening of the film “1984” at 7 p.m. More...

Wine festival awards $12.25 million in grants

Thirty-four of the most effective nonprofit organizations in Collier County, as well as five long-term strategic initiatives that fill fundamental gaps in children’s services here, received grants totaling more than $12.25 million as a result o More...

Federation celebrates Israel, honors educators who stand up for justice

The Jewish Federation of Collier County invites the public to a community wide Celebration of Israel from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at Fleischman Park. More...

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is economy without boasting

BEHIND THE WHEEL

A decade ago, all a car had to do was have “hybrid” in its name to feel special. Since then the technology has become more economical and gas/electric power has gone mainstream. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Collier County alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority invites members and guests to its second annual Red Shoe Fashion Show & Luncheon at noon Saturday, April 1, at The Club at Mediterra. More...

MAKING THE LIVES OF KIDS BETTER

Golisano Children’s Hospital grand opening was a long time in the making

DR. EMAD SALMAN KNOWS ALL THE details about the new Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. More...

Business News

See the future, save money

STRANGELY ENOUGH, PERHAPS, IT’S NOW possible to see the future in fairly sharp detail.  More...

CEO believes every business needs a mission

FROM THE TOP

Businesses should have a calling that extends beyond their primary purpose, says Daniel Lavender, CEO of The Moorings Park Institute, parent organization of the Moorings Park retirement communities in Naples.  More...

Officers, directors named for five-county economic development alliance

The Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance has named Alan Reynolds, vice president of Stantec Consulting Services, as chair and Gary Griffin, president and CEO of B&I Contractors, as chair-elect of its board of directors.  More...