Archive for November, 2012

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Island real estate transactions – 11-21-2012

515 Bayview Pl., Anna Maria, a 1,740 sfla / 4,461 sfur 2bed/2bath canalfront pool home built in 1989 on a 90x110 lot was sold 10/17/12, Robinson to Stephen for $575,000. 523 69th St., Holmes Beach, a 2,237 sfla / 3,274 sfur 3bed/3bath/2car canalfront home built in 1971 on a 85x122 lot ...

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Islander Calendar – 11-21-2012

Wednesday, Nov. 21 7 p.m. — All Island Denominations ecumenical service, St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-4769.   Thursday, Nov. 22 Thanksgiving. 10 a.m. — Roser Memorial Community Church Thanksgiving service, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0414. 2 p.m. — Roser Memorial Community Church Thanksgiving dinner, 512 Pine Ave., ...

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

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Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

AME kids gives thanks

Karen Newhall’s Anna Maria Elementary School second-graders spell out their holiday greetings in the school media center, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Courtesy Karen Newhall

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Island police blotter – 11-21-2012

Anna Maria         • Nov. 14, 500 block of South Drive, vehicle burglary. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a complaint of a vehicle burglary and found that someone had pried open the complainant’s driver’s side door. Significant damage was caused to the vehicle and several unlisted items were ...

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Sports – 11-21-2012

AMICC adult league soccer champion Sato crowned   Anna Maria Island Community Center adult coed soccer and basketball leagues closed out their seasons last week with champions crowned in both sports. Adult soccer culminated Nov. 15 with Sato Real Estate taking on Wash Family Construction for the top prize, the Island Sippy Cup, ...

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Fishing – 11-21-2012

A cornucopia awaits local fishers   With calm and clear waters, fishing around Anna Maria Island is improving. Now that the fish and fishers can move along the waters with ease, rumors of a variety of species are being reported. From the beaches expect to catch Spanish mackerel, blue runners, ladyfish and jack ...

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Obituaries – 11-21-2012

Gaetano ‘Guy’ Gebbia Gaetano “Guy” Gebbia, 90, of Perico Bay Club, Bradenton, died Sept. 27, three weeks before his 91st birthday. Mr. Gebbia was born in Bronx, N.Y., married his wife Marie and moved his family to Valley Cottage, Rockland City, N.Y., in 1957. They moved to Bradenton in 1984. As a young ...

Monday, November 19th, 2012

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE 16 PIERRER-JOUET hand painted champagne glasses, $100, all, Persian Pakistan rug. Maroon with designs, 38x60-inches, $95, wall art, copper-embossed boat, 18x24-inch frame, $50. 863-206-5644. NEW CROQUET SET perfect for beach, $25. Pull golf cart $10. Callaway driver $15. 941-778-3228. DELL COMPUTER, Dual 1.5 GHz processors, $100.  941-756-6728. NICE SOFA: HIDE-a-bed, comfortable to sit, ...

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Islander ceremony honors veterans

An estimated 125 people gathered in the parking lot alongside the Island Veterans Memorial plaque outside Holmes Beach City Hall Nov. 9 for The Islander’s seventh annual Veterans Salute. The event, with help from the city for setup and cleanup, honors veterans of Allied countries, in particular those profiled in the ...

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