September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

A message from CCPS about returning to school

Collier County Public Schools issued this message on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Agencies join for Collier Comes Together Disaster Relief Fund

The Community Foundation of Collier County, in collaboration with the city of Naples and Collier County Emergency Management, Collier County Sheriff’s Office, city of Naples Police Department, Marco Island Police Department and the United Way o More...

Girl, you know it’s true — we all had shoulder pads, too

THE DIVA DIARIES

“Dear Diva,” the email from a reader began, “my 12-year-old daughter has ’80s dress-up day at school coming up and we’re looking for costume ideas. Any suggestions?” More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Party like it's Autumn

In Florida this fall, there is a festival, food extravaganza, music blowout or cultural gathering for everyone

FALL TRADITIONALLY HAS BEEN A SLOW TIME OF YEAR FOR the visitor-dependent Florida tourism industry. Vacationing families head home for children to start the school year, and it’s not cold enough up North for snowbirds to begin their migration. More...

‘The Vietnam War’ documentary series set to air

“The Vietnam War,” a 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, premieres Sunday, Sept. 17, on PBS stations nationwide. WGCU HDTV is Southwest Florida’s public station.  More...

It’s all good in the newest Bad Hair Day ‘cozy mystery’ installment

FLORIDA WRITERS

This is Nancy J. Cohen’s 14th Bad Hair Day mystery, and given its vigor, humor and inventiveness, the series has a lot of life left in it. More...

Find your Naples/Bonita Springs property with NOAA's aerial imagery

NOTE: Find Naples or Bonita Springs on the map and use the “+” bottom to zoom into your neighborhood.  More...

Community Blood Center has urgent need after Irma

NCH Community Blood Center had to suspend collection operations for four days as a result of Hurricane Irma. Now there is a need to replenish blood supplies with the help of local donors. More...

As repairs and cleanup begin, BBB offers cautionary tips

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, consumers are evaluating the damage done and have started the cleanup process. More...

Residents impacted by Irma can register for FEMA help

Florida residents with losses due to Hurricane Irma in Collier, Charlotte, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Miami- Dade, Monroe, Pinellas and Sarasota counties can register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to More...

Business News

Fresh air

Our growing airports are offering passengers new nonstop discount travel options to and from cities in the Midwestern and northeastern U.S. and beyond

STARTING NEXT MONTH, DISCOUNT AIRLINES ARE PLANNING TO add at least 17 U.S. cities to their schedules at Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) and Punta Gorda Airport (PGD).  More...

Just how high might the government push the debt ceiling?

MONEY & INVESTING

In the last few weeks, there has been a lot of focus on the federal government “debt ceiling.” Headlines have prophesized everything from a total government shutdown to a market crash to an economic depression if the debt ceiling is not r More...

Finance students invited to apply for scholarships

CFA Society Naples, a nonprofit organization that brings together professionals in finance including wealth managers, financial advisers and analysts who adhere to ethical and professional standards within the investment industry, offers $1,000 acade More...