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Monday, December 13th, 2010

City hall hosts cook-off

Chef Aldo Cipriano of Island Gourmet, back row, third from left, joins city of Holmes Beach representatives after an Oct. 27 chili cook-off at city hall. Top finishers include Joyce Stadt of the police department, first place; Chris Hanula of HBPD, second place; and code enforcement officer Janet Gorman, third ...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Shop owner vows fight

The owner of a lingerie and novelty shop vowed last week to remain on Cortez Road despite opposition from her landlord and Cortezians, code enforcement complaints and her husband’s statement that they’re leaving. “I ain’t moving,” said Debbie Sumner, who owns the retail shop at 12207 Cortez Road W., Cortez. Signs ...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Annunciation welcomes new pastor

Members of the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation congregation welcome their new pastor, Rev. Dee Ann de Montmollin, at a reception at the church fellowship hall Dec. 5. Pictured are Gerry and Thibaut Brian, left, Bud and Gretchen Edgren, de Montmollin, deacon Irvin Maranville and the pastor’s husband, Phil de ...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Cortez coyote crisis draws crowd

Scream “ahhhhhhh!” That’s one suggestion to scare off a coyote, said Manatee County naturalist Lisa Hickey. That’s also the response of some frustrated Cortezians who say coyotes are preying on domestic pets and feral cats. Residents of the fishing village and other nearby communities gathered Dec. 9 at the Florida Maritime Museum in ...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Harbour Isle sales office open

Harbour Isle sales office open The sales office for Harbour Isle on north Perico Island was expected to open this week, but any contracts can’t be written until January. Mike Belmont of Minto Properties Inc., owners of the project, said a grand opening would take place Feb. 1. Phase One of Harbour Isle ...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

HBPD issues warrant for grand theft

The Holmes Beach Police Department issued a warrant for the arrest of a woman suspected of stealing from a home where she was hired to pet-sit. The suspect is identified in a probable cause affidavit from HBPD as Catherine Theresa O’Malley, 48. No address was provided for O’Malley. The affidavit stated that ...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010

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Monday, December 13th, 2010

Island police blotter – 12-15-2010

Anna Maria • Dec. 2, 400 block of Pine Avenue, information. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office substation received a report about a recreational vehicle parked on a vacant lot. Bradenton Beach • Dec. 1, 700 block of Gulf Drive North, theft. Bradenton Beach Police Department investigated a report that someone stole a donation ...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Sports – 12-15-2010

Islander Jones runs Palm Beach marathon She started running for her health. Now she runs for health and she’s grown to be competitive. Holmes Beach resident Ellen Jones recently competed in the Palm Beaches Marathon Dec. 5 in West Palm Beach and finished a very respectable eighth place in the 55-59 age ...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Island real estate transactions – 12-15-2010

101 66th St., Unit 8, Mainsail Beach Inn, Holmes Beach, a 1,248 sfla / 1,337 sfur 3bed/2bath Gulffront condo built in 2008 was sold 11/24/10, Mainsail AMI Beach Inn LLLP to Powell for $852,200; list $852,200. 2319 Ave. B, Bradenton Beach, a 2,720 sfla / 3,744 sfur 4bed/4bath duplex built in ...


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