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Title: Correspondent
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Position History

  • Correspondent
    01/05/2008 - current

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Recent Work

  • A sustainable future in the hands of Collier County kids Published 04/27/2008 at 12:03 a.m. 2 Comments

    You immediately sense that you’re in front of a new generation of world citizens when you find yourself amidst this multicultural, earth-friendly, hands-on crew working on an organic vegetable garden at East Naples Middle School.

  • Earth Day: Learning to care for a stressed planet Updated 04/17/2008 at midnight

    Earth Day celebrations around Collier County are quite in tune with what inspired John McConnell when at the 1969 National UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, CA, he proposed the observance of a day for “reflection and actions that encourage a ...

  • Finding a voice in a foreign language Updated 05/15/2008 at 10:07 a.m.

    Ryszarda Lida Pelc found in this country her gusto for writing poetry. She was a high school teacher in Poland before coming to the United States for the first time in 1985. Pelc’s husband Karol had been invited by the ...

  • Your TV Review: Old series outlasts newer ones Published 04/13/2008 at midnight

    What are your current favorite TV shows? Which new season premieres do you look forward to? I watch the old ones; I don’t watch new series.

  • Warren Heltsley: An overachiever leading Edison’s conference center Published 04/06/2008 at 12:05 a.m.

    In 1994, Warren Heltsley was the continuing education coordinator at the Florida Keys Community College in Key West, Fla. when he learned about an opening for a similar position at Edison Community College, which had opened the new Collier County ...

  • Your Music Review: Jimmy Buffett’s music is relaxing Published 04/06/2008 at midnight

    Who is your favorite musical artist? My favorite music is alternative rock. I like Incubus, Fall Out Boy and Sublime. And maybe Johnny Cash. I don’t like old country music, but his music I like.

  • Your Food Review: Food not overly complicated at Nektar Published 04/06/2008 at midnight

    What is your favorite restaurant? Nektar, actually is. Food is not overly complicated, very healthy. The chef uses no butter, except for one plate. It’s great food.

  • WWII survivor transforms horror into kindheartedness Published 03/30/2008 at 12:03 a.m. 1 Comment

    It’s difficult to believe that a compassionate and sweet man such as Professor Andrew Kavchak lived through the horrors of the German invasion of his native country, Poland, and then through the inhumane Soviet conquest of their territory.

  • You Review Food: Collier County needs more vegetarian restaurants Published 03/16/2008 at midnight

    Which one do you enjoy better: eating at home or eating out? I like both. My husband is a great chef and cooks healthy and with love! However, I also enjoy eating outside, especially as a family. There are not ...

  • Your Food Review: Janice Elliott is known for her Italian meatballs Published 03/09/2008 at midnight

    Janice Elliott works as a program leader for Collier County Parks and Recreation, at the Golden Gate Community Center. She plans to retire this month and is considering starting her own business, maybe one that involves cooking, she said. She ...

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