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Folks are going to do what they're going to do ...

January 17, 2018 To the editor: I wish to commend on the article about dog droppings left behind. I do not in any way want to diminish your verbal efforts or lengthy research that is, in fact, correct. more »»

 
 
 
Moose Lodge organizing Annual Bicycle Poker Run

January 17, 2018 To the editor, The Pine Island Moose 1954 has been having an Annual Bicycle Poker Run for over 20 years. The Annual Pine Island Moose 1954 Bicycle Poker Run is set for Jan. 27, 2018. more »»

Food Pantry thanks all who contributed in 2017

January 10, 2018 To the editor: To our Island friends, churches, businesses, social and service clubs, thank you for your donations to the Food Pantry this past year made it possible for us to meet the needs of 2,53... more »»

Let's quit sniping ...

January 10, 2018 To the editor: Susan McGuire's letter to the editor, on behalf of ROAR was also printed in the News-Press and not met favorably. One commenter called her "another loon from Pine Island. more »»

Not cleaning up after your dog creates a health hazard

January 10, 2018 To the editor: I love my dog. I pick up after my dog. Everyone should. I used to enjoy walking my dog during calm and cool mornings. more »»

Winn-Dixie praised for donations

January 10, 2018 To the editor: First Baptist Church of Pine Island would like to thank our local Winn-Dixie for always being willing to donate food towards our TeamKid and JAM Youth Group programs. more »»

Thanks to Wenz and library supporters

January 10, 2018 To the editor: The Friends of the Pine Island Library thank musician Annie Wenz for her “knock it out of the ball park” concert on Jan. 6. Thank you also to the St. more »»

Guest Commentary: Greater Pine Island Water Association report on arsenic

January 3, 2018 A few residents of Pine Island have recently asked about the safety of the drinking water supply on the island following reports on the radio in December and in May. more »»

A joyful experience

January 3, 2018 To the editor: Last evening (Dec. 24, 2017) my Gary and I were graced to go to a wonderful event at the C.W. Fudge Factory where we were honored to see unfold the story of our Dear Savior's Birth. more »»

A big thank you to Publix

January 3, 2018 To the editor: Publix on Burnt Store and Pine Island roads donated baked goods to the Pine Island American Legion Post #136 on Christmas Eve. more »»

'Who IS this guy?

January 3, 2018 To the editor: I started reading the opinion piece by Mr. Mark Castellano in the Nov. more »»

Reflecting on 2017

December 27, 2017 To the editor: As we approach the end of the year, it is a time to reflect on 2017. 2017 was the year America lost its democracy. more »»

Our declining benefit called Social Security

December 27, 2017 To the editor: As I understand it, this program was implemented in 1935 by President F.D. Roosevelt as a means of reducing poverty and suffering by a large majority of the U.S. more »»

Thanks to everyone for supporting the 2017 FISH Christmas Basket Brigade

December 20, 2017 To the editor: I want to take this opportunity to thank our fellow islanders, organizations, businesses and churches that supported the annual FISH Christmas Basket Brigade. more »»

Beacon of HOPE’s 8th Annual Holiday House a success

December 20, 2017 To the editor: Once again the Beacon of HOPE light is shining brightly! The 8th Annual Holiday House had record attendance and our profits were the best yet. more »»

Invest in the future; invest in solar

December 20, 2017 To the editor: Legislation will be introduced in the upcoming legislative session in the state of Florida to ban fracking. This includes acid matrix stimulation. more »»

Thanks to all who made library book sale a success

December 13, 2017 To the editor: The Friends of the Pine Island Library would like to thank all of the volunteers who helped with the Book Sale. Once again, our book trailer and a special garage in St. more »»

Donations to Beacon of Hope appreciated

December 13, 2017 To the editor: As the holidays approach and another year draws to a close, we reflect on both our accomplishments and things left undone. more »»

Fire Department Tree Lighting

December 13, 2017 To the editor: We would like to invite the community to our annual Christmas Tree Lighting. The event will be held Friday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m., at Station 1, which is at The Center. more »»

Re: The Greg Stuart Pine Island Incorporation Study Committee letter of resignation

December 13, 2017 To the editor: Though I have been actively following the incorporation study and various public communications, I have not at all been active in attending the Study Committee meetings. more »»

A great Veterans Day on the island

December 6, 2017 To the editor: What a great Veterans Day we had on Pine Island. There was the birthday party at the American Legion for the U.S. Marine Corps with a cake-cutting and songs ending the party. more »»

 
 

 

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2016 Charles Krug Sauvignon Blanc

January 12, 2018 #02-18-PIE If you are in a quandary about Sauvignon Blanc, never fear for you are not alone. more »

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