May 11, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Letter carriers hope customers can help Stamp Out Hunger

The 25th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger food drive is Saturday, May 13. More...

The Land of Opportunity Fund helps agencies that help immigrants

The Land of Opportunity Fund, an endowed field of interest fund of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, has been established by an anonymous donor who will match donations of $50,000 or more with an additional $50,000. More...

Grab a cup o’ joe with a Collier cop

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office and Dunkin’ Donuts invite the public to the next Coffee with a Cop from 7-10 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Dunkin’ Donuts at 3345 Radio Road in East Naples. More...

Legacy Lady Penny Rambacher devoted to helping those in need

Registered dietician Penny Rambacher has been chosen as the fifth Ooh La La Legacy Lady for 2017. Ms. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

2017 Summer Movies

Plan now for a hot season of cool films

AS USUAL, YOU WON’T NEED your brain for most of the 2017 summer movie season. Assembling this list is an annual exercise in familiarity, as sequels, franchise properties and R-rated comedies are clearly en vogue with moviegoers. More...

Opera Naples ends season on a whimsical note

Opera Naples closes the season with a family-friendly performance of “The Magic Flute” at 8 p.m. Friday, May 12, at Artis—Naples. More...

Game warden adventures reveal an important side of Florida’s nature

FLORIDA WRITERS

Though its main purpose lies elsewhere, Bob H. Lee’s vivid treatment of the life of game wardens underscores the fact that Florida has been impressively dedicated to the stewardship of natural resources. More...

SCORE’s ‘By Women! For Women!’ targets business owners

We’ve been watching women do it for themselves for a while, but why are they doing it by themselves? More...

David Lawrence Center hosts open house and mental health fair

The David Lawrence Center, Collier County’s only comprehensive, not-for-profit mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving children, adults and families, invites the public to an open house and mental health fair in celebration More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Naples area Sigma Chi alumni are invited to lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 12, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club, 896 River Point Drive. $25 for dues-paying members, $30 for others. RSVP by calling 293-5239. More...

Car companies are trading brands like quarterbacks

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The NFL draft should have nothing to do with the auto industry. But as a few key trades have affected an entire league, right now, it feels like there is little difference between the gridiron and the assembly line.  More...

Watch out for CCSO traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of May 15-19:  Monday, May 15  Bayshore Drive and Botanical Place Circle: Speeding  Immokalee Road and Juliet Boulevard: Red-light run More...

From ‘just talking’ to ‘hanging out,’ here’s how things get serious

THE DIVA DIARIES

I’m well past the days of proms, but I confess to loving prom season. More...

Business News

SUMMER AT THE MOVIES

Theaters ratchet up the promotions to get patrons into seats for summer films.

IT HAPPENS EVERY LATE SPRING: A COUPLE OF big-leaguers start throwing fastballs at more than 100 mph on the diamond, and the blockbuster movie season begins on the silver screen. More...

Retiring director proud of his performance at HSN

FROM THE TOP

The clock is ticking on Michael Simonik’s tenure as executive director of Humane Society Naples, a fact he’s having a hard time processing after 13 years in the post.  More...

Identity theft workshops target financial and health-care professionals

Professionals working in finance and health care are responsible for much of their clients’ personal information. With this comes a great responsibility to protect information that could be accessed by thieves and hackers.  More...