Archive for November, 2011

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011

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Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Islander Calendar – 11-30-2011

Wednesday, Nov. 30         6 to 9 p.m. — Fundraiser to benefit student ambassador Raven Smith’s travel to Italy at 207 Peacock Lane, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-753-6594.   Thursday, Dec. 1 8 p.m. — Opening night of “Those Crazy Ladies in House on the Corner” at the Island Players, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. ...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Fishing – 11-30-2011

Use the right bait, get the bite going   Using the right bait can translate to a productive day of fishing. And area waters are still producing a variety of species. Offshore fishing remains consistent for red grouper and catch-and-release gag grouper. In 80-100 feet of water, red grouper are inhaling hand-sized pinfish and ...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Island real estate transactions – 11-30-2011

5501 Marina Dr., Holmes Beach, a 2,184 sfla commercial shop with docks built in 1965 was sold 11/10/11, Catchers LC to Keyes Marina LLC for $2,850,000. 8319 Marina Ct., Holmes Beach, a 3,383 sfla / 4,209 sfur 4bed/3½bath/3car canalfront pool home built in 1961 on a 94x100 lot was sold 11/04/11, ...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Obituaries – 11-30-2011

Frank Mesa Almeda Frank Mesa Almeda, 89, died Nov. 26. Almeda was a U.S. Army veteran and a longtime resident of Anna Maria Island, where he was a leader of the informal Pier Regulars group. He is survived by his children, Larry, Dennis, Brenda and Frank Jr.; brother, Lawrence; sister-in-law Marie; grandchildren Lisa, ...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Caution: Young artists at work

Students from Manatee School for the Arts SMAC! Program gather Nov. 26 at the Manatee Public Beach with other school art classes to paint exterior wall panels with student-designs. Lizzy Launderville and teacher April Gladden mix paint for their mural, while Tyler Veatch and another student are painting. Veatch’s design ...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Sports – 11-30-2011

Adult soccer playoffs, then Island Sippy Cup   The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s adult coed soccer league playoffs started Nov. 17 with four quarterfinal matches in the chase for the Island Sippy Cup championship. Though not quite as prestigious as the FIFA World Cup, the players give it their all. Top-seed Ross ...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Island police blotter – 11-30-2011

Anna Maria
 • No new reports.         Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO. Bradenton Beach • Nov. 17, 100 block of 12th Street North, bb, warrant. The MCSO arrested a Bradenton Beach man on a warrant for alleged violation of probation on petit theft conviction.         Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD. Cortez • No ...

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Islander receives 10 FPA ad awards

The Islander newspaper recently received honors from the Florida Press Association, winning 10 awards for display advertising excellence in its circulation category and in open circulation. The Islander won first place in the group ad promotion category, open circulation division, for its Back to School advertising. The newspaper also won Best ...

Monday, November 28th, 2011

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE CHRISTMAS DISHES: 12 dinner, 12 salad, poinsettia, gold trim, $20. 941-795-8359. GO-FIT STABILITY ball, 65 cm maximum diameter, $5. 941-795-8359. MEN’S COAT: LONDON Fog limited edition, 40 regular, $20, 941-795-8359. QUEEN-SIZE BEDROOM set with new pillow-top mattress included. $450 or best offer. Call 941-545-0298. AQUARIUM: 50-GALLON, hood, lights, gravel, filters and stand, ...

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