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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
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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

August 13th A Day To Remember

August 13th is the 6th year Anniversary of Hurricane Charley which hit  Pine Island and did a lot a damage to Pine Island residents homes and businesses.    Lives were changed o

Dog Mauls and Kills Family Pet in Pineland

The Pine Island News lost a member of the family August 6th, 2010.  Although lost isn’t really quite accurate.

Hooked on Seniors Golf Scramble

The Matlacha Hookers are hosting a golf scramble on Saturday, August 14 to benefit the Beacon of Hope’s Senior Services at Alden Pines with a shotgun start at 8:30am. 

S.A.S. Volunteers & Mentors Needed

Pine Island fourth and fifth grade students are being offered the S.A.S mentoring program again this year.

Bokeelia Fire Destroys Travel Trailer

Monday, August 2nd, around 2:35 PM, the Pine Island / Matlacha Fire Department was called to 7868 Barrancas Ave, in Boleelia and found a small travel trailer on fire.

Lee County Patriots

Meet District 1 County Commission Candidates - The four Republican candidates for Commissioner for Lee County District 1 will be on Pine Island on Friday, August 6.

Hooked On Seniors Benefit

The Matlacha Hookers met and exceeded their goal for this event.  On June 26, the Matlacha Hookers hosted a Dinner/Dance at the Elks Lodge to benefit the Beacon of Hope’s Senior Services

Lovegrove is a Finalist for the SW Florida's Got Talent.

Leoma continues to Paint Out Loud for upcoming 9/11 event, and in the process wins a spot in the finals in Southwest Florida Talent show

Standoff In St. James City

Pine Island Florida:  Wednesday night around 10:00 PM,   Lee County Sheriff's deputies responded to a reported standoff near the intersection of Woodstock and St

Audubon Votes Unanimously to Restore Ceitus Barrier

Audubon’s Board of Directors has voted unanimously to restore the Ceitus Barrier, and they have filed their vote with the EMA facilitators.

Pine Island 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
    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