About KELLY FARRELL
Kelly Farrell, or Kelly Jane when she’s in trouble, grew up in the northern states of Ohio, Michigan, New York and Massachusetts. She attended as many colleges, beginning at Detroit College of Business, then Macomb Community college, then Wayne State University before finally earning a B.A. at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Not quite fitting in anywhere, she made up her own degree with an individual concentration in professional writing and photography.
Her career has not been vast but it has been varied, from bus driving to business management, landscaping and house painting.
She began freelancing at her first newspaper at age 19 in Romeo, Mich., and squeezed her foot back in the journalism door locally at the Collier Citizen. She's currently a correspondent for the Naples Daily News.
Owner vows you'll remember The Alamo gun range when it opens soon in Naples
Published 04/18/2014 at noon
The new Alamo gun range on Vanderbilt Beach Road nearing completion. Rob Marcum, an owner of Lotus Gunworks LLC, will call his range The Alamo. It will be his third. He has one in Stuart on Florida's east coast and ...
Pedal to the metal as RaceTrac, others build new gas stations in Collier, Lee
Published 04/11/2014 at 2:45 p.m.
After an extended period of time when new gas stations were not being built anywhere, RaceTrac is flooding the local market and filling the gap.
Party in the parking lot
Published 04/05/2014 at 4 a.m.
Come see Powerhouse perform on the beach at the biannual Bahama Beach Bash Naples Music Festival, on Sunday.
NABOR's Realtor of Year Poteet: A community leader and all-around fun guy
Published 03/31/2014 at 3:10 p.m.
Bill Poteet was chosen as 2013 Realtor of the Year by the Naples Area Board of Realtors. This was based on contributions in the community, and on the local, state, and national association level.
Labyrinth workshop teaches prayer in motion
Published 03/29/2014 at 4:30 a.m.
Journey seekers may find a path to peace in Naples’ newest labyrinth. A workshop will guide participants on how to better use the labyrinths that have been created in Collier and Lee counties as tools for meditation and other practices.
Resident discount card program expands beyond Naples to Collier, Lee
Published 03/28/2014 at 6 a.m.
The Resident Club Card started in 2010 in Naples, but has now expanded to Collier and Lee counties and beyond, from Marco Island to Sarasota.
Jerry's Cleaners still the spot for cleaning after 50 years in Naples
Published 03/24/2014 at 6 a.m.
Jerry's Cleaners, on Sixth Avenue South, opened its doors 50 years ago on April 1. Founder Jerry Fyke died in 2008, but family members and longtime employees have kept Jerry's Cleaners going under his guiding principles. It's hitting 50 years ...
Pony up: Mustang hits 50 years in production, Naples event planned
Published 03/21/2014 at 6:30 a.m.
Ponies in Paradise, the Mustang Club of Southwest Florida, gears up for Mustang car's 50th birthday later this month. Tamiami Ford is putting together a community event for March 22.
Safe for spin: New indoor cycling center opens in Naples
Published 03/18/2014 at 4 a.m.
Don't like fighting the elements, try indoor cycling with Time Trail Cycle in Naples.
New 1,800-acre North Naples development hitting the market
Published 03/17/2014 at 6:30 a.m.
A new community off Immokalee Road three miles east of I-75 is now ready to start sales. Esplanade Golf and Country Club of Naples is offering 17 new floor plans in the 1,798-acre gated community.
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