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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Bradenton man arrested on multiple sex-related charges

A 31-year-old Bradenton man was arrested Jan. 17 on a variety of sex-related charges after being netted in a sting operation. Timothy Jasonis allegedly held an Internet conversation with an adult in which Jasonis was to purchase a juvenile from the girl’s “guardian” for the purpose of sexual intercourse. According to the ...

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Woman crashes into trolley, arrested

A 42-year-old Parrish woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated after crashing into a trolley in Bradenton Beach Jan. 19, but it wasn’t her first crash of the day. According to a probable cause affidavit, Michele Stresing was stopped in traffic on Gulf Drive when she put her vehicle in reverse ...

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Convicted sex offender moves to Bradenton Beach

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has reported that a convicted sex offender has moved to the 2500 block of Avenue C in Bradenton Beach. The convicted sex offender listed the Bradenton Beach address as permanent, according to the FDLE website. According to the FDLE, the 30-year-old man was convicted in Manatee ...

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

WMFR hopes for improved insurance rating

West Manatee Fire Rescue District’s insurance rating may be on the rise — with a lower number.         “It sounded pretty promising,” WMFR Fire Chief Andy Price said about a recent phone call from a long-time International Standards Organization assessor. WMFR is challenging a recent ISO rating, and seeking a “3” rating. “We’re ...

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Obituaries – 01-30-2013

Ruth Ann Niewyk Ruth Ann Niewyk, 70, of Holmes Beach, died Jan. 20. She moved to Anna Maria Island from Fort Wayne, Ind. in 2010. She was a teacher and educator. A celebration of life was held at Jan. 22 at Brown and Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, Bradenton. ...

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Island real estate transactions – 01-30-2013

516 83rd St., Holmes Beach, a 1,710 sfla / 2,362 sfur 3bed/2bath/2car bayfront home built in 1971 on a 81x129 lot was sold 12/31/12, Chipain to Loiselle for $940,000; list $995,000. 529 Bayview Drive, Anna Maria, a 2,808 sfla / 3,571 sfur 3bed/3bath pool home built in 1976 on a 100x100 ...

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Island police blotter – 01-30-2013

Anna Maria • Jan. 15, 400 block of Magnolia Avenue, vehicle burglary. Unknown persons broke the driver’s side window and stole a purse from the front seat. An iPod, cash and other items valued at $385 were in the purse, which was later found, although emptied of its contents. • Jan. 17, ...

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Turtle travel time

Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring executive director Suzi Fox loads a Kemp’s ridley juvenile sea turtle Jan. 23 for a ride to Dunedin to be released. “Marsha” was struck by a boat and injured in Collier County during nesting season. More, page 7.  Islander Photo: Mark Young

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Calendar – 01-30-2013

Wednesday, Jan. 30 2 p.m. — Basics of Alzheimer’s disease, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.   Thursday, Jan. 31 9 a.m.-5 p.m. — Artists Guild of Anna Maria Island presents Mark Polomchak leading a watercolor workshop, CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-6694.   Friday, Feb. 1 6:12 p.m. ...

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2012

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