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Beacon of H.O.P.E. O.W.L.S. to presents 'Survival Tactics for the Surviving Spouse'

January 8, 2016 On Thursday, Jan. 14, Greg Montague will be presenting a lively discussion entitled "Survival Tactics for the Surviving Spouse" for the O.W.L.S. (older, wiser, laughing souls) at the Beacon of H.O.P. more »»

The Great Calusa Poker Run to benefit Calusa Land Trust, Jan. 16

January 6, 2016 The Great Calusa Poker Run will be held Saturday, Jan. 16. The goal is to enjoy the day while collecting poker hands at various locations. more »»

Resident concerned about predators on island

January 6, 2016 According to Bayview Acres resident John "Giddyup" Bunch, there have been several small mammals killed recently in and around Bayview Acres on the southern end of Pine Island. more »»

jd daniels to hold book signing

January 6, 2016 jd daniels has published the second in a series of Jessie Murphy murder mystery books. The new book, "Quick Walk to Murder," has been available on Amazon since Dec. 6. more »»

Time Capsule deadline approaching

January 6, 2016 On April 21, the Pine Island Eagle will dedicate a time capsule at the Museum of the Islands. Fifty years later, on April 21, 2066, the time capsule will be opened. more »»

Pine Island ClamJam Food & Music Festival planned for Jan. 23-24

January 6, 2016 Pat Burman, event chair, invites the public to one of Pine Island’s largest two-day events of the year, the “Pine Island ClamJam Food & Music Festival. more »»

Kiwanis Taste of Pine Island to be held Jan. 30-31

January 6, 2016 The Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island will hold the annual Taste of Pine Island Saturday,  Jan. 30,  from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Sunday,  Jan. 31,  from 11 a.m. until 5 p.. more »»

Island gets into the spirit

December 30, 2015 From the dolphin lights on the Matlacha Bridge to the live nativity at CW Fudge Factory to the 2,000-plus luminaries lining the roadways, Matlacha was aglow with the Christmas spirit Dec. 24. more »»

Taylors donate land to Calusa Land Trust

December 30, 2015 Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 22, Michael and Kathy Taylor "officially" donated 5 acres of land to the Calusa Land Trust. “We just thought it was the right thing to do,” Kathy Taylor said. more »»

Beacon delivers Christmas meals to residents in need

December 30, 2015 By ED FRANKS On Thursday, Christmas Eve, The Beacon of H.O.P.E. more »»

Christine Karow Hair Designs opens

December 30, 2015 Christine Karow Hair Designs officially opened for business Sept. 23 in its new location at 5261 Pine Island Road. The owner, Christine Karow, has been a hair dresser for more than 25 year. more »»

Eagle watch: Harriet brooding a new pair of eggs

December 30, 2015 Better late than never. more »»

New Pine Island flag unveiled

December 23, 2015 The new Pine Island flag was unveiled at the Pine Island Planning Committee meeting Dec. 9. Cesar Sanchez, originator of the Pine Island flag contest, had an example of the flag mad. more »»

FruitScapes / Pine Island Tropicals honored

December 23, 2015 Martha Stewart's fourth annual "American Made" program recently announced its 2015 honorees. Among the winners were Pine Island's FruitScapes and Pine Island Tropicals. more »»

Holiday House deemed a success

December 23, 2015 This year's Beacon of H.O.P.E. Holiday House took place Dec. 3, 4 and 5. “Even though we had heavy rains on Family Night (Thursday, Dec. more »»

Para-cyclist Gautier returns to train

December 23, 2015 There's a familiar sight along the Pine Island bike paths. more »»

Dolphin lights installed on Matlacha Bridge

December 16, 2015 About 7 a.m. last Saturday, a crew from the Lee County Electric Cooper-ative arrived to help install the dolphin lights on the Matlacha Bridg. more »»

60 attend Pine Island Planning Committee meeting

December 16, 2015 About 60 people attended the Pine Island Planning Committee meeting last week at Fishers of Men Lutheran Churc. more »»

Quilts-R-Us donates over 30 quilts to F.I.S.H.

December 16, 2015 About two dozen women got together at the Matlacha Community Center last week to present F.I.S.H. (Fellow Islanders Sending Help) with more than 30 hand-made quilts. more »»

VFW honors Pine Island Elementary students with Americanism Awards

December 16, 2015 Last Tuesday morning, Carol Kerby, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary president, and Joyce Lake, VFW Auxiliary trustee, presented students at Pine Island Elementary school with their "Americanism"... more »»



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