Emergency Beach Berm Project Update – Naples Pier to 21st Ave S Sand Placement

(May 19, 2023, from City of Naples) - Collier County’s Emergency Berm Project will be wrapping up at Park Shore and moving to 17th Avenue South starting this Monday, May 22nd. Dump trucks hauling sand to the beach will be coming in on Golden Gate Parkway, south on US 41, and continue south on 9th [...]


GSAC Donates $52,800 to Purchase and Maintain Security Cameras in the Neighborhood

By Stan Karpf, GSAC Board Member Submit questions or feedback online  At the April 11, 2023 Gulf Shore Association of Condominiums Board Meeting the Board of Directors voted unanimously to make a $52,800 donation to the City of Naples, to purchase security cameras to monitor all vehicular traffic moving in and out of the GSBN neighborhood. This [...]


Meet the Candidate: Ian Rudnick

As befitting the youngest candidate in the race, Ian Rudnick’s enthusiasm is matched by a sense of urgency. “I’m not getting into this to become a politician; I’m going into this because I was a Naples police officer and I see that this city is going to become unsafe if we keep going down the [...]


Meet the Candidate: Beth Petrunoff

Beth discovered Naples in 2008 when she was searching for a vacation home. Her first impression of the city is not uncommon. “When I drove over that bridge into 5th Avenue, I nearly had to pull my car over because it was so pretty,” recalls Beth. She liked the ‘Midwest vibe’ – it looked clean [...]


Meet the Candidate: John Dugan

Newly remarried and “learning a lot” out on the political trail, John first came to Naples when his parents relocated to the city in 2003. He’s called Naples home since 2010. Nearly all of his business career was spent as a road warrior with the global services and consulting giant Accenture. Getting involved with the [...]


Meet the Candidate: Raymond Christman

Ray Christman is one of two incumbent councilors up for re-election. Ray and his family were regular visitors to Naples before purchasing a home here in 2003. After graduating with a master’s degree in city planning, Ray worked in urban development and land conservation in his home state of Pennsylvania before embarking on a career [...]


Meet the Candidate: Terry Hutchison

If there was one person in the world who could claim a median was the launchpad for a stint in the political arena, it would be Terry Hutchison. While the convenience store company 7-Eleven brought the native from Indiana initially to Venice, Florida in 2008, frequent visits to our city inspired Terry’s relocation here eight [...]

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