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  • Temp Extremes on Earth's surface on 7-20-2016!
    These ARE "everyday" & NOT Record Temps!
    Iraq: 126deg. F.
    Antartica: -91deg. F.
    217 deg. spread
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  • Sea Levels in Pineland have NOT gone up 1 inch in
    50 years - But
    the Atlantic Ocean,
    150 miles away
    has risen 3 feet?
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  • The Dollar's Value IS Tanking!
    '92-'05 ~ $400 oz.
    2011 - $1800+ oz.
    The Gold Story
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  • Money Isn't Counted in Venezuela, It Is Weighed:
    10-31-16; Wall
    Street Journal,
    1 Doz. eggs, $150
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In 1757, Lomonosov fathered the theory crude oil originates from biological material. The Story
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Little Known Arab Facts
The Story
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The REAL “Cellular Therapy” Story
The Cell Story
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Read: Climate Change "Consensus" a Fallacy
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Read: Astronauts Object to Global Warming "Crisis" Assertion
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17,000+ children and teens are treated for lawn mower injuries each year. The Story

Fire District Official's Recognition of Promotion and Hire from Volunteer Ranks

August 25, 2011 -PRESS RELEASE: The Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District at its August 24, 2011 monthly meeting, officially recognized and introduced to the Fire Board, newly promoted Engineer Justin Greer and newly hired Firefighter Gerard Cicoria.

Justin Greer began his career as a member of the volunteer ranks in May 2005. His dedication to becoming a firefighter was shown as he went to the fire academy on nights and weekends while he continued to work his full time pool maintenance business. He continued his dedication to service as he completed the State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician licensing also on his own time.
Justin was hired as a full time firefighter with the District in June 2007, while he continued his education to become a Certified Pump Operator by the State of Florida.
On June 28, 2011, he was promoted to the position of Engineer.
Gerard Cicoria began his career in the volunteer ranks in October 2007. While volunteering for the Fire District, he continued his education to become a State of Florida Certified Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician. Gerard was hired as a full time Firefighter/EMT on June 22, 2011 continuing the tradition of hiring from within the volunteers.

Pictured from left: Commissioner James Cole, Commissioner Ken Cox, Engineer Justin Greer, Chief David Bradley, Firefighter Gerard Cicoria, Commissioner John Cammick, and Commissioner Ken Honc.

MATLACHA/PINE ISLAND FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT
5700 PINE ISLAND ROAD
BOKEELIA, FL 33922
PHONE 239-283-0030
FAX 239-283-3313

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Items of Note

  • NOW! 4th of July, 2017 -- Here for 4th of July, 2017 Parade video
  • ClamJamSWFL Video video link
  • 4th of July, 2016- Here for 4th of July, 2016 Parade video
  • Actual Photo of the Calusa Golden
    Mask
    discovered over 40 years ago

Relevant Quotes

In 10,000 years no one ever sacrificed their arms, their legs, their family or their life for "progress."

Speaking of Iran's crude nuclear bomb technology and inaccurate delivery systems, "If I were the (west bank) Palestinians, I'd be a little nervous." --John Wohlstetter, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute
  
"Goodbye, my beloved friend. A great voice falls silent. A great heart stops. " --Salman Rushdie (On the death of Christopher Hitchens, Dec.,16, 2011)

"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."...."To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."-- Thomas Jefferson


"If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare… The powers of Congress would subvert the very foundation, the very nature of the limited government established by the people of America."--Alexander Hamilton:


“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else." --Winston Churchill