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A heartfelt thank you to all of our Pine Island friends and neighbors

July 1, 2015 To the editor: As many of you know, last fall we took over what used to be known as “Carl’s Service” located by the VFW in St. James City. more »»

 
 
 
Items of interest

July 1, 2015 To the editor: So now the government is putting the pilot of the gyrocopter that landed on the capital lawn in jail. To me he's a hero. more »»

Our Florida House of Representatives and the big picture

July 1, 2015 To the editor: The new Florida state budget signed by Gov. Rick Scott, and our local representatives did nothing for the welfare of its citizen. more »»

Viable presidential candidates

June 24, 2015 To the editor: As Presidential hopefuls begin their journey it’s important that, finally, the American people receive straight talk as far as exactly what each candidate will do if electe. more »»

Hillary’s challenge

June 24, 2015 To the editor: “Something old, something new, Something borrowed, something blue, And a silver sixpence in her shoe. more »»

Just doing his job

June 17, 2015 To the editor: Ken at the Pine Island Laundry was “just doing his job” when he helped me on Tuesday. I had just found out that my birth mom was in the hospital. more »»

'Fred's Fish Fry' a wonderful meal

June 17, 2015 To the editor: On Wednesday, June 10, prior to the Pine Island meeting, I had dinner at the St. James City Civic Association. This was the first “Fred's Fish Fry” and it was wonderful. more »»

Thank you to the Pine Island Art Association for its generous art donations

June 17, 2015 To the editor: Thank you so much for Pine Island Art Association’s generous art donations to Wounded Warrior Anglers - 3rd Annual Redfish Shootout. more »»

Gas price jumps make little sense

June 17, 2015 To the editor: I have a question. Three days ago, we were going to Fort Myers, driving on College Parkway. We noticed the price of gasoline at $2.49. more »»

Lawmakers need to honor voter mandate

June 17, 2015 To the editor: Open letter to our Legislators: How can you show your faces in Florida? We citizens voted 75 percent for Amendment 1 and in Lee County the vote was 78 percent in favor. more »»

Guest Commentary: County Commission’s River Hall decision a poor one

June 17, 2015 By PAUL?D. ASFOUR Special to The Eagle Something occurred on June 3, 2015 which, unless overturned in court, will have negative consequences on the quality of life in Lee County far into the futu. more »»

Heard of the Moose?

June 10, 2015 To the editor: Have you heard of the Moose? The Pine Island Moose was initiated in the mid-'80s on Pine Island in the building that became Mulletvill. more »»

Oasis Charter Elementary School

June 10, 2015 To the editor: Having spent some time at Oasis Charter Elementary school, I was impressed by the students’ creativity on display in the hallways of the school. more »»

Praises for Gerard Tree Service

June 10, 2015 To the editor: We recently hired Gerard Tree Service for an extensive tree trimming job. more »»

American Legion July 4

June 10, 2015 To the editor: The American Legion, Post 136 of St. James City, is once again proud to sponsor the 4th of July Parade and fireworks displa. more »»

Saying thanks on behalf of myself, my neighbors and "our" ospreys

June 3, 2015 To the editor: I need to say a great big thank you to two people whose names and agencies I've lost; I hope they'll see this and realize that this is for the. more »»

Smoking at the American Legion … a fictional account of what could have been

June 3, 2015 To the editor: The American Legion Post 136 has changed the smoking policy to that of a non-smoking establishment while inside the post. more »»

Pine Island Plan: Progress being made

June 3, 2015 To the editor: The Lee County Attorney’s Office has dropped the requirement of confidentiality and I have therefore agreed to work with them in reviewing proposals to change the Pine Island Plan. more »»

Spa 33 thanked for its efforts with Wounded Warrior Anglers

June 3, 2015 To the editor: Since 2012, Spa 33 has joined together with the Wounded Warrior Angler. more »»

Fire Department has shirts for sale

June 3, 2015 To the editor: In recent weeks we've had a number of island residents and visitors asking to purchase a department shirt. more »»

Time has come …

May 27, 2015 To the editor: … to pack up and head home. I've been hearing that from migrating friends …old and new … since the beginning of April. more »»

 
 

 

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2011 Groth Cabernet Sauvignon

July 2, 2015 #25-15-PIE Opening a bottle of the 2011 Groth Oakville Cab is like letting the Genie out of the bottle, as soon as you pull the cork, it is like you have been magically transported... more »

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