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Islander Cathy Eagle has a special relationship with animals

January 22, 2020 Cathy Eagle grew up with an instinct for animals, which she believes has to do with her Native American heritage, as she is part Chippewa. more »»

Bokeelia resident honored for work in classroom

January 22, 2020 George Miller built a 33-year career teaching high school students mathematics. Since the spring of 2005, however, fifth-graders have taken a place beside him at Pine Island Elementar. more »»

Wellness studio opens on Pine Island Road

January 22, 2020 Tim Shevlin has a passion for total wellness. Though most people associate the very word with their physical body, according to Shevlin, it's much more than that. more »»

Lee School District gives nod to ‘proximity’ plan

January 22, 2020 The School District of Lee County will explore a redistricting plan that would keep elementary school students a little closer to home. more »»

Greenleaf: Pine Island has large population of pileated woodpeckers

January 22, 2020 According to Catherine Greenleaf, director of St. more »»

Island native Dale Wagner does the near impossible

January 15, 2020 When Dale Wagner was growing up on a farm in Pine Island, he had no idea that tinkering with engines and piecing boats together would one day lead him right into space. more »»

McGuire local spokesperson for Women’s March

January 15, 2020 The worldwide Women’s March began Jan. 21, 2017, covering the globe from Paris to Hong Kong. more »»

Spotlight on Grown up Islanders: Steve Honc

January 15, 2020 If you find yourself on the island side of the Matlacha Bridge, you’ve likely heard of the Honc family. In 1914, Steve Honc’s great grandfather, Vince Honc Sr. more »»

Miceli’s presents check to From Our Hearts

January 15, 2020 Mary Scott, one of the founding members of From Our Hearts, a local organization that helps women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, was presented with a check for $2,800 from Miceli’s... more »»

Wine Whisperer Greenfield to host wine tasting at Elks Lodge Saturday

January 14, 2020 Jerry Greenfield, The Wine Whisperer, is an experienced wine educator and presenter. more »»

Hibiscus Hybrid Plant Sale to be held at Salvation Army

January 8, 2020 Stop by Salvation Army for the opportunity to purchase a hybrid hibiscus plant during the James E. Hendry Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society sixth sal. more »»

Church thrift store grand re-opening Friday

January 8, 2020 A grand re-opening of the Pine Island Community Church Thrift Store will take place this weekend, complete with an opening reception of Mel Meo's artwork. more »»

Macdonald to present lecture on Florida’s Pioneer Women

January 8, 2020 Dr. Peggy Macdonald will present a program on "Florida Female Pioneers" today, Jan. 8, at Pine Island United Methodist Church. The program, which begins at 6:30 p.m. more »»

10th Annual Holiday House of Hope a success

January 8, 2020 According to Beacon of Hope board member Elsie Stearns, last month’s 10th annual Holiday House of Hope was likely one of the most special events yet. more »»

A healthy New Year!

January 1, 2020 If eating healthy is a New Year resolution, there are restaurants all over the islands making it their business to help you keep it. more »»

New gaming arcade for adults opens in Bokeelia

January 1, 2020 Edward Lee and his dog Benji are already looking forward to the grand opening of Lucky Eddie’s Social Center on Jan. 24. more »»

Island groups weigh in with goals and vision for 2020

January 1, 2020 Representatives from several island groups and organizations have responded to an Eagle request for their goals and visions for 2020. more »»

GPIWA issues boil water notice

December 31, 2019 The Greater Pine Island Water Association issued a precautionary boil water notice at 8:20 p.m. more »»

Island favorite Imbasciani awarded People's Choice Award

December 25, 2019 At just 23 years old, Mike Imbasciani has won the SWFL Blues Society's People’s Choice Award, and though he’s made this community proud, it’s only the beginning. more »»

Island transport bus parked for lack of funding

December 25, 2019 Transportation may remain an enormous issue for Pine Island if funds cannot be raised to keep the Beacon of Hope's transportation service alive. more »»



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