Archive for 2011

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Sports – 12-21-2011

Being good sports, golf action at KRC   It’s hard to believe another year has passed and Christmas is upon us. Since we are celebrating the season of giving and there’s time for reflection, I wanted to point out an observation from attending so many sporting events over the years. That is, parents, ...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Fishing – 12-21-2011

Heat up the skillet for flats, dock fishing   Redfish are being found across the flats during afternoon hours. As the water warms from the sun, these fish move to shallow, calm water to bask in the sun. Gold spoons or soft plastics are the ticket to catch these lounging reds. It’s also ...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011

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Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Santa arrives by Jet-Ski to cheers at Sandbar

Santa and the Christmas party crowd parade across the sand toward the Sandbar pavilion.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Islander Calendar – 12-21-2011

Friday, Dec. 23         5:30 to 8 p.m. — Holiday music performed on piano by Stephen Jacob at the Village Green Cafe at Rosedale, 503 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-896-8890.   Ongoing: • Saturdays through March 18, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra rehearsals at Roser Memorial Community ...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Island police blotter – 12-21-2011

Anna Maria
 • Dec. 13, 300 block of Tarpon Street, suspicious person. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint about a woman stumbling down the middle of Magnolia Avenue. The woman was escorted home.         Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO. Bradenton Beach • Dec. 10, 1900 Gulf Drive, disturbance. The ...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Obituaries – 12-21-2011

Robert L. Charles Robert L. Charles, 72, of Palmetto, died Dec. 16. He was born Sept. 26, 1939, in Haslett, Mich. He moved to Manatee County in June 1987 from Eaton Rapids, Mich. Mr. Charles served with the U.S. Navy. He was the former owner of Island Auto Body on Anna Maria ...

Monday, December 19th, 2011

2011 The Islander Wishbook

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Monday, December 19th, 2011

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE COMPUTER 2.0 GHz with newly loaded Windows XP-PRO, $50. 941-756-6728 LINENS: QUEEN SET, Souleiado. Blue, white. Many extras, $100. 941-749-1643. WATERFORD STEM VASE: 10-inch, $50, Waterford flared vase, $50. Crystal ice bucket, two champagne glasses, $50. 941-795-8359. PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT: Child’s heavy-duty kitchen, extra accessories, $40. 941-778-3458. VERTICAL BLIND SYSTEM for patio ...

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Ahoy, ho ho ho!

Santa talks with Gavin Strickland, 6, of Bradenton, and his sister Annah, 4, about their holiday wishes during the Anna Maria Island Privateers Christmas party at Coquina Beach. The Anna Maria Island Privateers steer the Skullywag toward Coquina Beach during thei group’s annual Christmas parade. A turtle takes a ride on the ...

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