Entries by LifeInNaples

What Comes Around Goes Around

If you have been driving or biking around town, you’ve probably noticed some new intersection upgrades like this roundabout on Central Avenue. Although there are differences of opinion, modern  roundabouts  have been deemed a “proven safety counter-measure” by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Did you know personal injuries and fatalities drop as much as 90 percent in modern roundabouts as […]

DEPUTY RECOGNIZED FOR WORK WITH SPECIALTY COURTS

As a child, Sgt. Leslie Weidenhammer dreamed of becoming a police officer but her parents thought it would be too dangerous and steered her away toward college to be a teacher. She completed her degree and taught in Indiana before moving to Florida. She went to work for the Collier County YMCA and started an […]

THE LAST CORMORANT FISHERMEN

THE END IS ONLY THE BEGINNING FOR TWO EIGHTY YEAR OLDS by Ron McGinty I will tell you what the last cormorant fishermen, Yue Chuanand Yue Ming, do now but first, let’s gaze into their lives. Brothers Hung Yue Chuan (88) and Hung Yue Ming (82) began a life of fishing before the age of […]

Giclée – Ask the Artsperts

Dear Artsperts: I recently received an e-mail advertising the sale of an “oil painting print.” They also had an acrylic painting print. What does that mean? Are the prints they are selling done in oil and acrylic? Signed, Have an Inkling Dear Inkling, “Oil painting print” and “acrylic painting print” is a new and very […]

WHY AM I BEING AUDITED BY THE IRS?

With the 2018 filing season currently behind us, notices have started to appear in mailboxes. While the IRS letterhead strikes fear into the hearts of most Americans, a vast majority of those notices are nothing to fear, since most of them are computer-generated and referring to outstanding tax bills you haven’t paid yet or errors […]