Archive for February, 2011

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Islander Calendar – 02-23-2011

Wednesday, Feb. 235 to 7 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business card exchange at the Gulf Drive Cafe and Tiki Hut, 900 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-778-1541. Fee applies.7 to 9 p.m. — Mike Sales and the Restless Natives CD release party at the ...

Monday, February 21st, 2011

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALEBIRD CAGES WITH stands, Quaker, cockatiel size or smaller, $35 each. 941-356-1456.CHINA SERVICE FOR eight, “Spring Bouquet”, with serving pieces, $25. 941-795-8359.PANASONIC DVD HOME theater system, $75. RCA TV, with remote, $25. 941-795-8359.CANNON PIXMA IP1500 computer printer, $50. New, never opened! Please, call 617-777-1888.BAMBOO CEILING LIGHT: Brown, 21 ...

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

County cancels water off, boil notice

Manatee County Utilities Department announced late Feb. 15 that it will not shut off water early Thursday, Feb. 17, in Bradenton Beach from 13th Street South to the Longboat Bridge.The county earlier in the day had issued a shut-off notice and boil water advisory.Customers with questions about the notice should ...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011

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Monday, February 14th, 2011

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALEMETAL DETECTOR: FIND gold treasures on beach or on land. $60. 941-778-7948.BIRD CAGES WITH stands, Quaker, cockatiel size or smaller, $35 each. 941-356-1456.GOLF CLUBS, STAINLESS-steel, with bag $40. Phone, 941-794-2392.COMPUTER:  2 GHz processor with newly loaded Windows XP PRO, $90, 941-756-6728.CHINA SERVICE FOR eight, “Spring Bouquet”, with serving pieces, $30. 941-795-8359.PANASONIC DVD ...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Island real estate transactions – 02-16-2011

Island real estate transactions Nothing to report

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Cross returns to steeple

Last week’s Islander showed photos of a failed attempt to return the cross atop Anna Maria’s Roser Memorial Community Church chapel after installation of a new roof. The cross was damaged in the process and sent for repairs, but reappeard on the steeple Friday. Islander Photo: Courtesy Joan Voyles

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Beach renourishment 2014 in jeopardy

Manatee County natural resources director Charlie Hunsicker attended a beach renourishment conference in Jacksonville recently and learned there is little state and federal money available for the planned 2014 “central beach renourishment project” on Anna Maria Island.“It’s looking pretty grim for funds,” Hunsicker said from the conference, which included local, ...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Manatee Public Beach work to begin

Manatee County was to begin work to remove the foundation of a demolished pier at the Manatee Public Beach Feb. 14, as The Islander went to press.Much of the pier was demolished last winter, with removal going down 2 feet below the surface.The foundation was left, and now must be ...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Fest celebrates Cortez roots

Cortezians are fond of talking about “the early days” — days of settlement, of fishing, of life on the waterfront.Now, as the villagers prepare for the 2011 Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival, they are talking about “the early days” of one of the area’s top outdoor extravaganzas.The festival is going back ...

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