Pine Island Woman Crashes Into Building

Helen Kelley, 85, of Pine Island lost control of her 2002 Toyota Highlander on May 11th,  around 10:51 a.m.   Kelley was pulling into the parking lot of Pelletier Rickert Physical Therapy located on 5990 Mackerel Road, Bokeelia, when her foot slipped off the brake and hit the accelerator.   Her vehicle lurched forward knocking a hole in the building the width of the

$200,000 Boat Stolen

While John Stenberg's was out of town helping his family recover from severe storms and flooding someone came on his property sometime during the night of May 7th, and stole his 33-foot, $200,000 boat, which was behind his St. James City home.

Waterfront Workforce Day 2010

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island and Waterfront Restaurant Workforce Day a huge success.   On April 3, 2010, JD and Gina Hollway again opened their doors at Waterfront Restaurant in support of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island and its scholarship program.

Open House for New SAS Program

Each year the number of middle and high school student’s dropout rates increase.    Florida has an astonishing 30 percent dropout rate.    A non-profit organization called SAS is now being offered to fourth and fifth graders who attend Pine Island Elementary School.    The goal of this program is to help prepare island students to better face s

Shooting the Blueway Photo Contest

Fort Myers, FL, March 2010 – Take a photo along the Calusa Blueway canoe and kayak trail and enter the third annual contest, Shooting the Blueway. Lee County Parks & Recreation is now welcoming entries and prizes will be awarded at the Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival in November.

There are three categories in which photographers can compete:

Young Man Stabbed and Killed

At 8:33 p.m. on April 28, 2010,  Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a call made from a Pine Island resident about a stabbing on Pine Island.

Reports said the caller told deputies a man had run into her yard along Judith Road,  in Bokeelia,   subdivision the Villas.   The man was screaming that he had been stabbed in the side.

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