About ROBIN DEMATTIA
BiographyMy career as a writer and editor can be traced back to the third grade, when classmate Carl G. used to send me “love letters”…and I would send them back to him edited (red pen, of course). The fact that this also foretold my love life is another story! E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Forward, with faith: Naples man joins Catholic Church after being jailed
Updated 04/20/2014 at 2:55 p.m.
A newly baptised Catholic finds a home at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Naples.
Conservancy has rich history, forged in protecting SWFL environment
Published 04/12/2014 at 5 a.m.
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida celebrates its 50th anniversary, with a specail event. But here's a look at the history.
Folded in faith: Fronds are used during Palm Sunday services
Published 04/12/2014 at 4 a.m.
Palm Sunday ushers in Holy Week for many religions, and to honor that special day, many congregations have a special palm burning ceremony. But one Naples church buys its palm fronds from an international missionary group.
Embracing the Word, literally, through a hands-on visit with Bibles
Published 03/28/2014 at 11:55 a.m.
If it's exciting to handle your family's old Bible, imagine how exciting it would be to handle one that is centuries old? You can do that this week.
CREW, 25 this year, helps keep water clean, offers great hikes
Updated 02/23/2014 at 11:39 a.m.
The CREW Land and Water Trust celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, yet many people don’t know of its existence — or its importance.
Naples' fans of "Downton Abbey" watched season four premiere — complete with tea — during special screening
Published 12/17/2013 at 4 a.m.
It's a television show that has a huge fan following, and Naples residents are gearing up for the new season of "Downton Abbey." And last weekend, these fans donned some vintage dresses, hats and white gloves for a high tea ...
Founder tribute brings authentic sound to Naples Sing-along 'Messiah'
Published 11/21/2013 at 6:51 a.m.
When the community's beloved "Sing-aliong Messiah" tunes up this weekend, its volunteers will sound better than ever. Singers will have the benefit of a chamber orchestra and a handbuilt harpsichord.
Naples couple seeks cure for Parkinson's disease that takes younger and younger victims
Published 11/03/2013 at 3 a.m.
Michael and Gretchen Church of Naples have something in common with a famous film/TV star. Like Michael J. Fox, they have early Parkinson's Disease.
Mystery in her blood: Suzi Weinert's first novel TV-bound
Published 08/29/2013 at 4 a.m.
Suzi Weinert's "Garage Sale Stalker" has gone from her word processor in Naples to a Hallmark network movie to be aired in September.
The revolution lives on: KidzAct brings “Les Misérables” to the stage Aug. 2-4
Published 08/01/2013 at 6 a.m.
Teens ages 14 and older will tackle one of the most challenging shows KidzAct at the Sugden Community Theatre has staged when the group presents “Les Misérables”
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