April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Give back when you visit the garden

Naples Botanical Garden invites visitors to bring donations for the Salvation Army food bank all day Saturday, April 29. More...

Never forget the Holocaust

GenShoah SWFL holds a Holocaust Remembrance Day service at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 23, at Temple Shalom, at 4630 Pine Ridge Road. All are welcome.  More...

Coming up at the clerk of courts office

The office of the Collier County Clerk of the Circuit Courts invites the public to learn about tax deed sales and foreclosure sales during a free seminar from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. More...

Make yours ‘A Face in the Crowd’

Collier Freedom and the Collier County Democratic Party present two 60th anniversary benefit screenings of the landmark film “A Face in the Crowd” on Tuesday, April 25, at the Sugden Community Theatre.  More...

Conservancy of Southwest Florida removes 6,500 pounds of python in four breeding seasons

More than four years of research is yielding remarkable results in the study and management of the invasive Burmese python in Southwest Florida. 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 24-28:  Monday, April 24  Collier Boulevard and Tuscany Cove Drive: Speeding  Bayshore Drive and Botanical Place Circle: Spee More...

Palm Beach auction as much big dollar as bargain basement

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Auctions are intimidating by design. They are in a room filled with so many people it requires stadium seating (plus live network TV,) and everything is focused on one item at a time. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Chris Hillman headed to Bonita

OVER THE COURSE OF HIS musical career, Chris Hillman has enjoyed enough success to satisfy several lifetimes. More...

Goodland gets ready for an Art Extravaganza

Leave it to someone on Goodland to combine fine art and funky fun. Local oil painter Tara O’Neill hosts her 14th annual Art Extravaganza from 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30, at Little Bar Restaurant.  More...

Putting one’s life on the lines . . . of ruled notebook paper

FLORIDA WRITERS

The seed for this highly effective guide to memoir writing, at once practical and motivational, is a course the author gave at the Renaissance Academy (continuing education division) of Florida Gulf Coast University. More...

Area veterans take part in ‘Telling Project’

America’s military personnel have found themselves in harm’s way in Afghanistan and Iraq for the last 16 years, their battlefield experiences documented for the home front through video, pictures and the written word. More...

Girls, girls, girls

ROOTED IN NAPLES

Girls. We have girls in the pool, in the bathrooms, in the yard. They plunder makeup, raid the pantry, excite the dog and scream. My God, the screaming.  More...

Learn about volunteering at Rookery Bay

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and Friends of Rookery Bay are looking for volunteers to help with a number of projects and programs.  Docents are needed to help with educational and school programs.  College and high-school More...

Grant will help foundation help Immokalee’s youngest readers

True to its name, the Naples Children & Education Foundation recently awarded $200,000 for children’s education to The Immokalee Foundation. More...

Top 5 things to do at the 2017 Earth Day Festival

As the end of April approaches, the weather turns warmer and the summer season begins to trickle into Southwest Florida. Around this time each year, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts its annual Earth Day Festival. More...

New Keewaydin turtle station dedicated to Conservancy biologist

Few people are better known in sea turtle circles than Dave Addison, a 43-year veteran of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and lead biologist in charge of the Conservancy’s sea turtle monitoring and protection program.  More...

Sharpen your road 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...

Fun times with a first-timer in Florida for spring break

THE DIVA DIARIES

Over the years, my spring breaks have changed drastically. More...

Business News

ENGAGE

At Great Big Community Involvement Fair, 40 top employers will introduce newcomers to opportunities for involvement in the community.

AN INVOLVED EMPLOYEE IS A HAPPY EMPLOYee.  More...

Investment advisor puts clients first

FROM THE TOP

Andrew D.W. Hill takes satisfaction in a personality trait he shares with the TV character “Columbo” in his service to clients.  More...

Greater Naples Leadership announces Masters Class XXII

Greater Naples Leadership announces the nonprofit organization’s Masters Class XXII. More...