What's Up at Ave Maria: Our newest neighborhood, Maple Ridge, is looking lively
Published 12/03/2013 at 1:10 p.m.
Maple Ridge, Ave Maria's newest neighborhood, is reinvigorating the town, which languished far too long when it came to homes being sold near the town center.
What's Up at Ave Maria: Feature film being shot in Ave Maria
Published 11/20/2013 at 10:43 a.m.
Many of our residents have been getting a taste of Hollywood recently, with the shooting of the feature film, "Hybrids," in Ave Maria. Starring Paul Sorvino, "Hybrids" is billed as a family movie that is a spoof on horror films.
What's Up at Ave Maria: Season picks up on a winning note
Published 11/04/2013 at 2:50 p.m.
What a difference a year makes. The Ave Maria University football team won its sixth game in a row on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 2, downing Edward Waters 45-14 in its last home game of the season.
What's Up in Ave Maria: The Ave Herald marks its fifth anniversary
Published 10/22/2013 at 2:33 p.m.
November 1 will mark five years that my husband and I have been publishing The Ave Herald, our news site in Ave Maria, a venture that, like so much in our town, turned out very differently from what we expected, ...
What's Up in Ave Maria: No place like home for football home games
Published 10/08/2013 at 3:15 p.m.
Perseverance has paid off for the Gyrenes. The Ave Maria University (AMU) football team won two games in a row for the first time last Saturday when it beat Concordia 48-34 in Selma, Ala., with a record for the year ...
What's Up at Ave Maria: Ave Maria University celebrates reaching double digits
Published 09/24/2013 at 10:46 a.m.
Ten years have gone by since billionaire Tom Monaghan brought his dream of a Catholic university to Southwest Florida.
What's Up at Ave Maria: Michael Novak describes journey from 'Left to Right'
Updated 09/09/2013 at 2:06 p.m.
We have a number of accomplished people in Ave Maria, but none are more distinguished than Michael Novak.
What's Up at Ave Maria: The sacred cows of Ave Maria
Updated 08/27/2013 at 1:23 p.m.
I was telling my brother in Virginia the other day about the Ave Maria bears, and how we have been charged to live in harmony with them, and he said they reminded him of the sacred cows once featured in ...
What's Up at Ave Maria: It's bear season again in Ave Maria
Published 08/13/2013 at 11:09 a.m.
There are at least two arguments in life about which people will never change their minds: whether to root for the University of Florida or Florida State, and what to do when a bear moves into your town.
What's Up at Ave Maria: Nearby Immokalee offers a veritable smorgasbord of food and activities
Updated 07/31/2013 at 4:42 p.m.
In my last column, I wrote about how Ave Maria residents fulfill many of their shopping needs by ordering online, being that Naples is a long drive away. Still, it must be noted that the Internet has its limits.
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