Archive for October, 2011

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Island real estate transactions – 10-26-2011

On Vacation

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

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Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Fishing – 10-26-2011

Cooler weather treats fishers to mack attack   The fall bite continues with an abundance of the usual suspects we expect to find this time of year. Spanish mackerel and kingfish are ravaging bait schools around the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and the macks are easy to find most everywhere. Pier fishers hoping for ...

Monday, October 24th, 2011

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE DAY SPA/SALON equipment for sale. Stand dryer, manicure table, microderm machine, permanent makeup machine and electric treatment bed. Call for information, 941-746-8448. TWO-SEATER COUCH:  Multi-colored, excellent condition, $60. 941-224-2305. LCD COMPUTER MONITOR: 17-inch, $55. 941-756-6728. CHINA CLOSET: GLASS doors, 44x78-inch, pecan color, $95, matching cocktail table, $40. 941-778-4793. SOFABED: CONVERT TO ...

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011

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Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Rescuers get heroes’ reception

Remarkable. Exceptional. Inspirational. The adjectives flowed in the Holmes Beach City Hall commission chambers Oct. 12, when local mayors honored the six friends who rescued C.J. Wickersham, 21, of Longboat Key, from the Gulf of Mexico after a bull shark ripped open his leg. The gathering, organized by Islander publisher Bonner Joy, brought mayors ...

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

AM comp plan amendment approved

Anna Maria now has an amendment to its 2007 comprehensive plan that allows construction in the conservation land-use zone on lots that were previously platted and accepted by the city. The 2007 comp-plan contained language that prohibited any development in the conservation land-use zone because commissioners at that time believed there ...

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

3-D pirate ship haunts AME Oct. 22

Once a year the Island’s young and young-at-heart descend upon the grounds of Anna Maria Elementary School dressed as goblins, wizards, witches, fairies and super heroes to raise money for the school’s Parent-Teacher Organization. The annual Fall Festival will be Saturday, Oct. 22, and the event kicks off with a costume ...

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Bayfest celebrates11-year success

Judy and Gus Perez, along with golden retrievers Madison and Rudy, came from Sarasota Oct. 15 to the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, as they have in many years past. This year they had a particular purpose. Among the tents, booths and tables lining Anna Maria’s Pine Avenue, there ...

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Connelly released from jail

The former bookkeeper accused of stealing as much as $500,000 from the Key Royale Club bonded out of jail earlier this month. Holly Connelly, 30, of Bradenton, is set to go to trial in May 2012. She faces one felony charge of scheme to defraud in excess of $50,000. She was released ...

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