Pine Island Eagle to the Editoren-usThu, 19 Jan 2017 03:42:23 EDTThu, 19 Jan 2017 03:42:23 EDT to all for Salvation Army Bell Ringers campaign success the editor: We have a lot of people to thank for a very successful Salvation Army Bell Ringers campaign. First, there is Dan, manager of the Winn-Dixie Grocery Store and his crew for putting up with us for 4 week.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTNo Taste of Pine Island this year the editor: Dear friends, sponsors, vendors and visitors of The Taste of Pine Island, The Pine Island Kiwanis Club will not be holding this event during the 2017 seaso.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTCommon sense lawmaking? the editor: Well our illustrious politicians did it again. A law against texting and driving for kids under 18 years old. Isn't it just as dangerous for adults? It seems common sense is never involved in their law-making.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTMatlacha was all aglow on Christmas Eve the editor: Two thousand luminaries covered all of Matlacha, including Pine Island Road's business section; making the 31st year tradition the best ever! This was made possible by Matlacha's neighbors who donated money for the candles and bags...Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTSanta and Mrs. Claus thank islanders the editor: I hope everyone had a great Christmas! Each year Mr. Claus and I return eagerly to Pine Island and all of the children who live there. We are greeted with warm smiles, their holiday wish list and gleams in their eyes. M.Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDT