Pine Island Eagle Newsen-usSun, 22 Oct 2017 18:45:24 EDTSun, 22 Oct 2017 18:45:24 EDT conducts outreach program with island students for Fire Prevention Week Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District (MPIFCD) had a very successful fire prevention week. Crews visited primary grades at Pine Island Elementary School and hosted intermediate grades at the fire house.Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTPine Island Cares benefit raises over $10,000 Pine Island organizations joined forces at Ragged Ass Saloon Saturday to assist fellow barrier islands Everglades City and Chockoloskee with hurricane relief following Hurricane Irma. The benefit raised more than $10,000.Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTMedicare 101 seminar held at American Legion Wednesday morning, about 25 people attended the for the fourth and final Medicare educational seminar of the year at the St. James City American Legion Post #136. Post Commander Tom Lewis introduced Kathy Thousand from Insurance Options.Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTCayo Costa fared well during Hurricane Irma the exception of damage to a dock, Cayo Costa fared well during the recent hurricane that impacted many areas of Florid.Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDTSt. John's hosts annual animal blessing, cats and "pet parents" began to assemble under cloudy skies well before the Blessing of the Animals ceremony began Saturday morning at St. John's Episcopal Church on Stringfellow Road.Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EDT