September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Take action against hunger in September

Maurice Bonecutter, 91, won’t need a reminder that September is Hunger Action Month nationwide or that Thursday, Sept. 14, is Hunger Action Day. More...

Meals of Hope mobilizes in Texas for Hurricane Harvey victims

Naples event set for Sept. 23

Naples-based Meals of Hope held a meal-packing event in Preston Hollow, Texas, for Hurricane Harvey victims on Saturday, Sept. 2. More...

Grant ensures ‘Shelter Nights’ can continue

The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples has received a $25,000 grant from an anonymous donor to enable the museum to continue its Shelter Nights program through August 2018.  More...

Leadership Collier Foundation welcomes the Class of 2018

The Leadership Collier Foundation has announced the Leadership Collier Class of 2018.  More...

Parrothead playground even appeals to those who aren’t Jimmy Buffett fans

EASY GETAWAY

Florida has scores of spots where you can find frozen concoctions to help you hang on and tourists covered in oil, and where you can, indeed, smell shrimp beginning to boil. More...

Another fraudulent fall is undermining my pumpkin latte

THE DIVA DIARIES

I just can’t do imaginary autumn again this year.  Fake fall feels just as weird as Christmas in July — or as wonky as bringing artificial snow to Southwest Florida during the holidays for children to play in while they’re wear More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

At last

Fall brings some long-awaited films to the big screen

THE SUMMER MOVIE SEASON IS OFFIcially behind us (thankfully), so it’s time to get excited for the Oscar bait that comes every autumn. More...

Florida Rep opens 20th season with ‘Outside Mullingar’

Florida Repertory Theatre opens its 20th anniversary season with John Patrick Shanley’s “Outside Mullingar.” Show dates are Sept. 22-Oct. More...

Silents were golden in St. Augustine for two dazzling decades

FLORIDA WRITERS

This totally engaging, compact treatment of early U.S. film history is packed with information and a lot of fun.  More...

Golden Gate hosts 9/11 commemorative service

The community of Golden Gate invites the public to “We Will Never Forget” from 9:30- 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 11, at the Golden Gate Government Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. More...

Hit the stairs in memory of fallen heroes

Join the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, North Collier Fire Rescue District and the Greater Naples YMCA for the second annual Naples 9/11 Memorial Stair Run on Sunday morning, Sept. 10, at the Y. More...

Walmart grant will help fund mobile pantries

The Harry Chapin Food Bank has received $42,000 from the Walmart Foundation to help fund mobile pantries in the five-county area the food bank serves: Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Glades and Hendry.  The grant to the food bank is one of 17 grants ma More...

Hodges celebration rescheduled for Oct. 7

Originally planned for Saturday, Sept. More...

Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges U. hosts workshops and luncheon

Do you have privacy settings activated on your mobile device? Do you know what and how the cloud works?  More...

CLUB NOTES

Cancellations/ postponements due to Hurricane Irma are likely. Check before you head out.   More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ First Florida Integrity Bank hosts its ninth annual charity golf tournament to benefit Fun Time Early Childhood Academy and Friends of Foster Children Forever at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Hideout Golf Club. More...

Bolt offers 238 miles to a charge, and it’s fun to drive

BEHIND THE WHEEL

This is truly a quiet revolution. The battery-powered Chevrolet Bolt turns on in near silence, and it stays that way for its full 238-mile range. It does all this without shouting its electric vehicle superiority. More...

Business News

New direction

An anthropological approach can help leaders conquer change in their business

FORGET WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT love. It’s change that really hurts. Corporate leaders will tell you it’s the biggest challenge they face today. Constant change makes it difficult to remain relevant and to create value for customers.  More...

Make your pitch to win fourth-quarter funding

Does you company have what it takes to win the fourth-quarter VenturePitch Southwest Florida? More...

Wawa veteran happy to helm first Collier store

FROM THE TOP

Naples residents with northeastern roots rejoiced with the grand opening of Collier County’s first Wawa store on Aug. 31. Dozens of Wawa fans were lined up at 8 a.m. More...