Little Known Facts

  • 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
  • Sea Levels in Pineland have NOT gone up 1 inch in
    50 years - But
    the Atlantic Ocean,
    150 miles away
    has risen 3 feet?
  • The Dollar's Value IS Tanking!
    '92-'05 ~ $400 oz.
    2011 - $1800+ oz.
    The Gold Story
  • Money Isn't Counted in Venezuela, It Is Weighed:
    10-31-16; Wall
    Street Journal,
    1 Doz. eggs, $150

In 1757, Lomonosov fathered the theory crude oil originates from biological material. The Story

Little Known Arab Facts
The Story

The REAL “Cellular Therapy” Story
The Cell Story

Read: Climate Change "Consensus" a Fallacy

Read: Astronauts Object to Global Warming "Crisis" Assertion

17,000+ children and teens are treated for lawn mower injuries each year. The Story

Big Fin Shark Tournament “Pine Island Pulling An All Nighter”

Big Fin Shark Tournament

The organizers of the Bobby Holloway Memorial Fund are now planning the 4th Annual Pine Island Big Fin Shark Tournament.

Sponsored by the Bobby Holloway Memorial Organization.

Growing Daily Heartland Gardens & Pine Islands Own Strange Arrangement

The Brothers Van Kirk work with local charities and local businesses to help keep the arts and music alive in our children and community.

Lane Closure on Matlacha Bridge


Please plan accordingly for lane closure on the Matlacha Bridge
Thursday, June 30, 2011 from 7PM to 6AM Friday, July 1, 2011.

Bryan Hardesty
Office Engineer
Phone: (239) 282-8295

Strange Arrangement Summer Camp Concert

The Matlacha Community Center’s Summer Camp is about to get underway!

Monday June 20 is the start of six weeks of summer fun.

Doug Cassidy Honored For His Many Years of Service and Leadership

Deputy Chief, Joe Marzella from The Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District wishes to announce the retirement of one of its long standing employees: Engineer Doug Cassidy.

The Pine Island Kiwanis and Matlacha Hookers Rally to Raise $7, 800 for SAS Program

The Kiwanis Club of Pine Island, in conjunction with the Matlacha Hookers recently sponsored a "Casino Night" fund-raiser at the Tarpon Lodge. The event netted $7,800.

Follow the Canvas

A very special artist's reception for Leoma Lovegrove also served to launch a community-wide art project.

The Matlacha Overlay Plan to be Reviewed

On June 10, the LDC Advisory Committee reviewed the Matlacha Overlay Plan.

Large Fire Off Harbor Drive in Bokeelia

The Matlacha-Pine Island Fire Department was at the scene Wednesday June 15th, 6pm, fighting a large out of-control fire east of Harbor Drive, three miles north of Pine island Center.

Pine Island Teens Succeed (PITS) is off and running

ATTENTION ALL TEENS. Don’t get bored this summer.
Pine Island Teens Succeed (PITS) is off and running with a new schedule of events for middle and high school students from the island.

Pine Island Events

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Upcoming events

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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
    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