July 23, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

Family therapy saves kids, money

Designed to help entire families, the functional family therapy being offered by Lee Mental Health is showing promising results. More...

Passport fair set

Individuals needing to obtain passports have an opportunity to complete the application process during a passport fair to be held at the Page Field Post Office, 2655 N. Airport Road, Fort Myers, on Saturday, Aug. 16, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Patricia Idlette

meet this local actress who has made her mark in tv, movies, even down at the Florida Rep.

Patricia Idlette has terrific range. Which is a great thing for an actor. Not only does she have sterling credentials in stage, film and television, but she can play everything from comedy to drama, modern plays to the classics. More...

New art gallery opens downtown

The Art House, a new art gallery located on one of the oldest streets in the historic Fort Myers River District, will celebrated its Grand Opening last Saturday with an opening reception featuring "La Casa Del Arte," an exhibition of the Afro-Carib More...

America Eats! By Pat Willard (Bloomsbury, $25.99)

On the Road with the WPA, The Fish Fries, Box Supper Socials, and Chitlin Feasts that Define Real American Food

This is a book that almost didn't happen. More...

Civility, anyone? Lee courts hope couples consider it

Cooperative divorce settlements catching on

Divorce can leave scars that last a lifetime, especially on children. Yet, the nasty court battles over money or custody don't need to be so bloody. More...

FGCU responds to Title IX lawsuit

Former coaches claim gender discrimination

In response to a sexual discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by former coaches Jaye Flood and Holly Vaughn, Florida Gulf Coast University agreed that the two were once employees of its athletic department but refused to admit to any further More...

Register now to vote in August primary election

The last day to register to vote or change party for the primary election on Aug. 26 is Monday, July 28, at 5 p.m. More...

Business News

Local on-line businesses swim in a big ocean

L ast year, Fort Myers residents Sandra and Jay Russo found out how easily they could start a Web business. They were watching their nephew use MySpace.com - one of the most popular social networking sites in the United States. More...

News-Press cuts jobs, sections and Spanish newspaper

The News-Press announced last week that it has cut 46 jobs or about 6 percent of its workforce as the newspaper scrambles to reduce costs and bolster sagging profits. More...

New Code donates windows to area animal shelter

Local hurricane protection professionals, New Code Windows & Doors, has donated $25,000 in new windows and professional installation to Gulf Coast Humane Society. More...

Real Estate News

Home market getting stronger in Naples

Sales up, inventory down in Collier

Home sales are up and inventory is shrinking, says a new report released by the Naples Area Board of Realtors, which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island). More...

Robb & Stucky to design interiors of Resort at Marina Village

Furniture & design firm to provide custom interiors for Cape development

Robb & Stucky, one of North America's largest home furnishings and interior design companies, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract for the interior design, manufacture and installation of furnishings for nearly 200 units of a high-rise More...

Sellstate ramps up franchise expansion real estate needs

At a time when many real estate companies are downsizing, Fort Myersbased Sellstate Realty is ramping up its franchise expansion, hiring new staff and launching a new branding effort. More...