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‘Noisy offering’ to Beacon GED program

A sizable donation was made from the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church March "noisy offering" to the Beacon of Hope’s GED program. The "noisy offering" is the collection of coins that were given at Fishers of Men’s Sunday morning service. Presenting the donation to Director of GED Center of ...

Legion Auxiliary to hold yard sale and craft sale June 12

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 136 Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Program will presents a Community Yard Sale and Craft Sale event Saturday, June 12, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome to participate or shop so start cleaning out those closets. You can reserve a yard sale or craft ...

‘Tails and Tales’

“Tails and Tales,” Lee County Library System’s 2021 Summer Reading Program for all ages, kicks off June 14. Participants will be encouraged to explore their imagination through reading and learning adventures about wildlife and folktales. The Summer Reading Program offers engaging ...

VFW to hold Memorial Day Ceremony

Every year the country takes a pause to honor and remember its veterans and those who have paid the ultimate price for this great nation. On Monday, May 31, at 10 a.m., the citizens Greater Pine Island have the opportunity to do the same at 8150 Stringfellow Road in St. James City. VFW Post ...

Kittens of the Week

It’s kitten season again! Don’t worry, these rugrats aren’t being kept in a cage. It was the only way to get a group shot. Herding cats and all that. They are about 8 weeks old and as always they are adopt one get one free. Our adoption fee is $60, but considering that all the medical is ...

Pine Island Elementary celebrates Earth Day

Pine Island Elementary has been reinventing many of its procedures in the year of COVID. An example of this is how the school celebrated Earth Day. As the principal, Dr. Millins feels it is important that the school not only provide students a quality education in a safe environment, but also ...

Fire damages house in St. James City

Monday around 3 p.m., crews from the Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District were dispatched to a structure fire in St. James City. According to a report from Fire Chief Ben Mickuleit, the residents were able to safely evacuate the structure without injury, but the structure sustained ...