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Beacon Bites fundraiser

February 13, 2019 To the editor: October 21, 2018, was an amazing day for the Beacon of HOPE and the Pine Island community. more »»

 
 
 
Islander issues alert about scam

February 13, 2019 To the editor: Be aware! There is a new scam in town. I had a call from a young man informing me he was on his way out to disconnect my electricity. more »»

Demand our state legislature support Gov. DeSantis’ water quality proposals

February 13, 2019 To the editor: Upon taking office, Gov. DeSantis laid out a plan to improve the water quality. more »»

Thank you all for Salvation Army Bell Ringers campaign

January 30, 2019 To the editor: There are so many people to thank for this year's Salvation Army Bell Ringers campaign. A big “thank you” goes out to Dan, manager of our Winn-Dixie. more »»

Thanks for supporting the 2018 FISH Christmas Basket Brigade

January 30, 2019 To the editor: I want to take this opportunity to thank many of our fellow islanders, organizations (including the Matlacha Hookers, former LOTE members and the Quilters Guild), businesses (Island... more »»

Mindfulness New Year

January 30, 2019 To the editor: As a New Year's resolution, I set a goal to empower my life, so I signed up for the 4-day Mindfulness Immersion workshop based on the curriculum of the Mindfulness-Based Stress... more »»

A big thank you for Jr. Olympics success

January 30, 2019 To the editor: The 37th year of the Pine Island Jr. Olympics was a great success with over 75 kindergarten to 5th grade boys and girls running, throwing, jumping and having fun. more »»

Moose Poker Run Saturday

January 24, 2019 To the editor: The Pine Island Moose 1954 has been having an Annual Bicycle Poker Run for over 20 years. The Annual Pine Island Poker Run is set for Jan. 26. more »»

Owners of CW Fudge help make Pine Island the special place it is

January 24, 2019 To the editor: Pine Island is a wonderful place to be. We are fortunate to have followed my parents here, after they enjoyed 30+ years on Pine island, to our own retiremen. more »»

Interesting contrast

January 24, 2019 To the editor: January is National Human Trafficking Month in the U.S. more »»

Health care capitalism and socialism

January 24, 2019 To the editor: Let's talk about health care, capitalism and socialism. First, a little math. Think about 10 people you know. more »»

Did you know the Beacon can help a veteran with health benefits?

January 24, 2019 To the editor: As we mentioned in the Eagle last month, the Beacon is now an outreach program offering assistance with understanding of benefits for you, the vetera. more »»

Moose Poker Run Jan. 26

January 16, 2019 To the editor: The Pine Island Moose 1954 has been having an Annual Bicycle Poker Run for over 20 years. The Annual Pine Island Poker Run is set for Jan. 26. more »»

Owners of CW Fudge help make Pine Island the special place it is

January 16, 2019 To the editor: Pine Island is a wonderful place to be. We are fortunate to have followed my parents here, after they enjoyed 30+ years on Pine island, to our own retiremen. more »»

Interesting contrast

January 16, 2019 To the editor: January is National Human Trafficking Month in the U.S. more »»

A Christmas thank you

January 16, 2019 Dear St. James City: I just want to thank you for the Christmas card and present. I hope you all had a Merry Christmas also. I hope you all have a safe New Year. Barbie Haszinger St. more »»

It's that time of year again

January 16, 2019 To the editor: I was walking on the bike path, half turned around and a bicyclist zoomed past me. No warning. Scared the sh** out of m. more »»

Capitalism or Socialism?

January 9, 2019 To the editor: Prior to the ACA, healthcare insurance was a product to be purchased just like life insurance, car insurance and homeowner’s insurance. more »»

Challenge to stop removal of Chiquita Lock moving forward

January 9, 2019 To the editor: The challenge to removal of the Chiquita Lock by Cape Coral is moving to a hearing in early March of this year. more »»

Guest Opinion: Protect the Military Mission Line from offshore drilling

January 2, 2019 As the 116th Congress begins, the Florida delegation should unite to stop offshore drilling off the Gulf coast of Florida and must push Congress to enact legislation to make the moratorium on... more »»

Notice of water rate increase

January 2, 2019 To the editor: After review of the 2019 budget, the Greater Pine Island Water Association Board of Directors voted to support a 2 percent rate increase for both the next neighborhood improvement... more »»

 
 

 

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The Three Sisters Winery

February 15, 2019 #07-19-PIE A number of years ago I wrote an article about wines from Georgia, and what fun a visit to one of these wineries can be. more »

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