Pine Island Eagle, 30 Jul 2016 02:53:07 EDTSat, 30 Jul 2016 02:53:07 EDT the 'Spirit of '45' and saying thanks're a dying breed. Unfortunately, and literally. Of the 16 million-plus American service men and women who served our country in the most devastating of international wars, World War II, little more than 1 million veterans remain.Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTA time to give pause label them "victims." We reduce them to statistics. And far too many of us are quick to use them as fodder to foster a political agenda of choice.Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTHurricane season is here - be prepared are predicting an "average" hurricane season this year but we offer one salient reminder: It only takes one storm - and not a particularly bad one - to wreak havoc and impact our lives. Predicted are as many as 12 named storms.Wed, 8 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTCharter commission vote made good sense bid to add two members to the Lee County Board of County Commissioners while also changing how those representatives would be elected narrowly failed a Lee County Charter Review Commission vote earlier this month.Wed, 23 Mar 2016 00:00:00 EDTGetting a flu shot makes sense's a little late in the season but the number of reported cases has health officials again urging flu shots.Wed, 9 Mar 2016 00:00:00 EDT