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Title: Collier Citizen Editor
Contact: 239-213-6065 | Send JAY an email

Recent Work

  • PHOTOS: Bobcat spotted in East Naples neighborhood Published 01/13/2014 at 12:37 p.m.

    A bobcat was spotted Monday morning at the Woodmere Lake Club in East Naples.

  • In memory of Averie: Community honors teen with pay it forward Christmas tree Published 01/09/2014 at 1:09 p.m.

    It's incredible what can happen when a group of neighbors and friends band together to show their love and support to a North Naples family that just lost their 18-year-old daughter, a young lady who cared about and looked out ...

  • Daily News, community papers win 12 awards in Florida Press Club contest Published 11/10/2012 at 10 p.m.

    The Naples Daily News and its community publications won 12 awards in the annual Florida Press Club Excellence in Journalism contest, including the Daily News taking second place in the Special Section category and the Collier Citizen receiving second place ...

  • Tell us about your final space shuttle launch plans Updated 06/27/2011 at 2:54 p.m.

    Are you going to the final space shuttle launch on July 8? If so, the Daily News would like to know your plans on launch day as we’re looking for unique first-person accounts on the shuttle’s final mission.

  • Snail mail change: New addresses implemented for Collier County complex Published 11/03/2010 at 11:28 a.m.

    The Collier County Government Complex isn’t packing up and moving anywhere. But the address certainly is shifting. Due to a computer automation problem at the local post office that has resulted in thousands of pieces of mail addressed to county ...

  • Faith in a dollar Published 04/19/2010 at 10:32 a.m.

    Most girls Faith Virginia Tronnier’s age are more worried about buying cute clothes, playing with dolls and having fun with friends. While the 8-year-old East Naples resident enjoys those things as well, she is also concerned about something far beyond ...

  • Next Naples Wine Fest goes out of this world, literally Updated 07/24/2007 at 11:20 p.m.

    One small step for man, one giant leap for the Naples Winter Wine Festival. For its eighth annual charity auction for the ultra-rich, organizers announced a trip literally out of this world — a ride for one on Virgin Galactic’s ...

  • Immokalee accident kills mother, critically injures child Published 03/11/2007 at 3:05 a.m.

    A mother pushing her 2-year-old daughter in a stroller along Roberts Avenue in Immokalee was killed and the child was critically injured Saturday night when they were struck by a vehicle from behind.

  • Afternoon showers to continue drenching region Published 07/29/2006 at 2:02 a.m.

    Fairly dry, hot mornings. Wet, downpour-filled afternoons. Stuffy, humid nights. That's the type of summer weather expected for this weekend, just more of what Southwest Florida residents have come to expect for this time of year. On Saturday, forecasters predict ...

  • Showers, storms expected to continue Published 07/09/2006 at 2:08 a.m.

    The Southwest Florida region will continue to see partly cloudy skies, with lingering showers and storms. The National Weather Service predicts a 50 percent chance of rain Sunday, with a chance of thunderstorms before midnight. The day is expected to ...

  • Child, 3, drowns in Golden Gate Estates Published 06/10/2006 at 12:33 a.m.

    A 3-year-old drowned in Golden Gate Estates late Friday evening, according to Collier County Sheriff's Office officials. The incident occurred at 3691 6th Avenue Southwest at 10:11 p.m. No other information, including the child's sex or the circumstances surrounding the ...