Entries by LifeInNaples

Organizing Now – Can save time later

Returning to Naples for season is cause for celebration and planning. Bustling social life, ringing in the holidays and reconnecting with friends and family are the focus for most of these residents. But there are other important considerations residents need to make to ensure the things that make Naples so grand stay that way. “Seldom […]

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetics and the eye by Dr. Jaclyn Kovach Diabetes is a common condition in which high blood sugar causes damage to blood vessels throughout the body, including the heart, kidneys, nerves, and eyes. This type of injury to blood vessels in the retina is called diabetic retinopathy, which is the leading cause of blindness in […]

Split Personality

Life In The Facet Lane by Diana Jarrett GG RMV The trait that makes colored gemstones so appealing is their storytelling opportunity. Most of them are sourced in remote regions, often at great peril to the gem hunter. Political hot-spots and treacherous accessibility near mines contribute to the overall risk involved with their harvest. TWO […]

It’s a new day in the US Congress

by Congressman Curt Clawson On November 4th I was honored and humbled to be re-elected to the US Congress. During this season of thanksgiving, I’m grateful for the broad support received throughout our district. I want to assure all my constituents – whether you voted for me or not – that my team and I […]

Living Christmas Tree Last Perfomance

by Kelly Merritt For holiday music enthusiasts, the Living Christmas Trees performances at First Baptist Church of Naples are the hallmark of the season. For the faithful, the performances showcase the spiritual messages Christians cherish in celebrating the birth of their Lord Jesus. This year is the 32nd anniversary and grand finale of the Living […]

The Naples Pier – The State of the City

The Naples Pier has had many transformations since it was built in 1889, some because of choice and others because of chance. The hurricane of 1910 almost destroyed the pier. It was rebuilt 100 feet longer, with two wings forming a “V,” reopening in 1911. The hurricane of 1926 and Labor Day hurricane of 1935 […]

The Magical Stories of Joan J Curley

by Kelly Merritt It takes a very special person to write a children’s book. It takes a teacher who loves children to write children’s books that help them learn and grow into better people. That’s what author Joan J. Curley has done for decades, including her next hardcover book dedicated to the members and workers […]

Teaming Up for Drug Free

United by a common goal of reducing local drug overdose calls, the North Naples Fire Control and Rescue District and Drug Free Collier are capitalizing on their new partnership to improve outcomes. With a new satellite office recently approved by the NNFD, Drug Free Collier will work alongside responders and provide valuable resources to advance […]