Pine Island Eaglehttp://www.pineisland-eagle.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 26 Sep 2016 05:03:25 EDTMon, 26 Sep 2016 05:03:25 EDT Trump visits Southwest Florida through a litany of the dead, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump stressed the need for American - and worldwide - security at a campaign rally at Germain Arena Monday afternoon.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTM/PIFCD receives new extrication equipment Chief Ben Mickuleit announced last week that the Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District's new extrication equipment has arrived. "This is a really exciting time for us," Mickuleit said. "We've been waiting for this for a long time now.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTLongtime islander relocates Antoni "Toni" Logan Piggott has lived on Matlacha Island for nearly 20 years. On Friday, Sept. 16, because of health reasons, she left Southwest Florida to live with her daughter's family in Englewood, New Jersey.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTGulf Coast Kayak helps clean up estuary Saturday morning, Boy Scouts and their families began arriving at Gulf Coast Kayak for the annual International Coastal Cleanup. The owners of Gulf Coast Kayak, Bryan and Diana Stockbridge, were there to greet them.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTIsland pets to receive blessing Oct. 1 pets are encouraged to bring their humans and friends to church Saturday, Oct. 1, in celebration of a day dedicated to St. Francis of Assisi, regarded world-wide as the patron saint of animals and the environment.Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT