December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Other News

The gift that bites you

C OMMENTARY

I haven’t known many animals, in the way that my grandfather didn’t know many peoples. More...

Crist’s now a Democrat; what’s next?

After months of speculation — and a high-profile stint campaigning for President Barack Obama — former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist signed up Friday night to become a Democrat.  More...

‘Ding’ Darling accepts worldwide Phoenix Award

The Society of American Travel Writers recently presented its 2012 Phoenix Award to the J.N. More...

Contest offers winner free fat freezing and removal

A lucky contestant can win Cool- Sculpting and other prizes to celebrate the results of the fat-reduction procedure by entering a style makeover and shopping spree at Saks Fifth Avenue by entering the “Rock Your Hottest Body” contest at w More...

Bill seeks to limit police drone use

Police would be prohibited from using unmanned drones to gather evidence or other information, under a bill filed Thursday by a Senate Republican.  The Federal Aviation Authority has begun allowing police departments across the country to use re More...

Captiva Tri raises funds to eliminate hunger

Community Cooperative Ministries Inc. received $15,000 from proceeds raised at the second annual Galloway Captiva Triathlon held on Sept. 15 and 16, at South Seas Island Resort. More...

Holiday spending tips can help ensure a healthy financial outlook for 2013

Between travel, holiday parties, charitable giving and gifts, the expenses can add up — and lead to credit card debt and overspending. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Blankets covered early Americans with warmth and beauty

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Home show to feature high-flying dogs

The nation’s top K9 Athletes will perform at the Fort Myers Home Town Expo. Admission to the expo is free. The K9s In Flight show will be presented at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 5 and 6.  More...

Gala to help challenged young mothers

Our Mother’s Home will host the third annual “Hearts of Love Gala” from 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Spring Run Golf Club, 9501 Spring Run Blvd., in Bonita Springs. More...

Get dirty, give back at inaugural Mud Run

Southwest Floridians Dustin Edwards and Stephanie-Ink Edwards have organized the inaugural South Florida Mud Run to benefit the new Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

Boat parades mark the season Florida-style

While folks up north may dream of white Christmases, Floridians dream of theirs along the waterfront. Boat parades offer a distinctly Floridian way of getting into the mood during the holiday season. More...

‘Love Your Neighbor’ to support help at-risk kids

“Love Your Neighbor,” an annual event benefiting the Heights Foundation, will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Gulf Harbour home of Daun and Peter Dessak. More...

Holiday trees can provide peaceful year-round décor

The holidays can be a wonderful yet stressful time. More...