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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 »»

Don't let this happen to Pine Island

May 27, 2015 To the editor: I am seeing many well written letters to the editor stating the residents' plea to  maintain "the plan" or whatever will work to stop from destroying the lifestyle and safety of Pine... more »»

Audit the SFWMD

May 27, 2015 To the editor; Please join me in asking Florida CFO Jeff Atwater to provide Floridians with a forensic audit of the South Florida Water Management District to uncover the fraud, waste and abuse of... more »»

Legion constitution vote, nomination of officers set

May 20, 2015 To the editor: On Wednesday, May 20, the American Legion, Post 136 of St. James City will be voting on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban smoking from the Post. more »»

A few clarifications

May 20, 2015 (Editor's note: The following letter was addressed to County Attorney Richard Wm. Wesch and presented to The Eagle for publication. more »»

A response to Wesch's letter

May 20, 2015 To the editor: I read County Attorney Richard Wesch’s recent "Letter to the Editor" with great interest. more »»

Mediation is the key to working through Pine Island Plan problem

May 20, 2015 To the editor: I recently attended a two-day Urban Public Policy Conference in Detroit. A lot of what was discussed relates to what’s happening with Pine Islan. more »»

Letter carriers’ food drive the biggest yet

May 20, 2015 To the editor: The letter carriers "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive was the biggest yet. This year's final tally was 6,238 pounds of food. more »»

Small percentage of smokers at the American Legion control the health of all members

May 20, 2015 To the editor: It appears that less than one third of the members who are smokers at the American Legion are polluting the air inside the post for more than two thirds of other veterans and members. more »»



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