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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

Help Youth Meeting

A brainstorming session to discuss how the community can help with the problems of the young adults on Pine Island will be held on Tuesday,  May 18th at 6:30 PM at the Matlacha Community Center.    Longtime resident and mother of two Tonya Player is concerned about the loss of so many of Pine Island’s young adults.    While attending another

Bokeelia Stabbing Suspect Turns Himself In

Lee County deputies reported that David T. Chavez turned himself in for killing 21-year-old Adam McClenithan on April 29th.

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.

Breast Fest 2010 Huge Success

Special to The Pine Island News by: Sharon Kubik The 9TH Annual Pine Island Breast Cancer Benefit,  Breast Fest 2010, held on Saturday March 13TH 2010 raised $46,800.    We had

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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