Pine Island Eagle Newsen-usFri, 17 Nov 2017 19:28:01 EDTFri, 17 Nov 2017 19:28:01 EDT Legion Post celebrates Marine Corps' 242nd birthday 40 people filled the American Legion hall Friday afternoon to celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps 242nd birthday. The Marine Corps began when two battalions of Continental Marines were formed on Nov. 10, 1775.Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDTCivic talks 7-Eleven proposal, incorporation to 100 people turned out at the Elks Club Tuesday night for the first meeting of the season of the Greater Pine Island Civic Association. Topics under discussion were the new 7-Eleven on Pine Island Road and the possibilities of incorporation.Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDTMatlacha Civic set to discuss incorporation Matlacha Civic Association will hold its first meeting of the season today at 6 p.m.Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDT8th annual Holiday House kicks off Nov. 30 is coming to Pine Island Thursday, Nov. 30, as a special guest for the Beacon of HOPE's 8th annual Holiday House of HOPE, which continues Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2, at the historic Tarpon Lodge. Santa and Mrs.Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDTMatlacha Hookers' 19th annual Fishing Tournament a success sunny skies and with cool breezes blowing, the Matlacha Hookers hosted its annual fishing tournament to benefit Pine Island Elementary School Sunday morning, Nov. 5.Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 EDT