Author Archives: Bonner Joy

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan 17 2018

ITEMS FOR SALE ARTIFICIAL “FIG” TREE: Six-feet tall, $25. 941-941-6072. QUEEN MATTRESS, AS new, double recliner, nearly new. $100 each. 941-778-5542. FREE RATTAN LOVESEAT, sofa plus coordinating side chair. Good condition. 508-455-7191. ANTIQUE PARTNER DESK: All wood, $1,000. See at The Islander office, 3218 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. FOUR OAK OFFICE chairs: Antiques, perfect […]

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Islanders of the year serve and protect

Hurricane headed our way? Evacuate? Yes. While a few of the folks we often call “hardcore” islanders — the ones who vow they will never leave home in fear, run from a storm or back off from the pending surge of water — rode out Hurricane Irma, there are many more of us who have […]

Red tide at low levels

Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, was detected at low levels in Manatee County for the week ending Jan. 5. For more information about red tide in Florida, go to myfwc.com/redtidestatus.

Eyes on the road

The Florida Department of Transportation posted the following notice for the week of Jan. 8: State Road 789/Gulf Drive from SR 64/Manatee Avenue to SR 684/Cortez Road: Manatee County crews are replacing force mains and water mains. For more information about the project, go online to amipipereplacement.com. For the latest road watch information, go online […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan 10 2018

ITEMS FOR SALE JACKET: LEATHER, MEDIUM. New, paid $200, asking $100. 941-932-5595. TWO-DRAWER, WICKER TV stand, or dining-room cabinet. Natural finish, $35. Holmes Beach. 973-219-0335. COMPUTER: DELL DUAL core, refurbished, $50. 941-756-6728. ANTIQUE PARTNER DESK: All wood, $1,000. See at The Islander office, 3218 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. FOUR OAK OFFICE chairs: Antiques, perfect for eclectic […]

Island police blotter – 01-10-2018

Anna Maria Dec. 21, Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., property damage. A man valeted his car and the valet reported it was damaged. The owner later claimed it was damaged while in the care of the valet. Anna Maria is policed by Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. Bradenton Beach Dec. 21, Sandpiper Resort Co-op, 2601 Gulf […]

Obituaries – 01-10-2018

Mary Elizabeth Adams McGrath Mary Elizabeth Adams McGrath, 87, of Holmes Beach, died Dec. 23. She was born Jan. 30, 1930, in Tallahassee to Sam and Alice Adams. Her family moved in 1945 to Anna Maria, where they were active in the earlier days of Roser Church. After graduation from Manatee High School in the […]

Red tide not detected

Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, was not detected in Manatee County for the week ending Dec. 29. For more information about red tide in Florida, go to myfwc.com/redtidestatus.

DUI arrestee sentenced to probation

A Bradenton man arrested for driving under the influence in May 2017 was sentenced to 12 months probation. Timothy Andricks, 27, pleaded no contest to the DUI charge Dec. 21 in the 12th Circuit Court. Judge Mark Singer ordered Andricks to attend a DUI program, perform 50 hours of public work and serve on a […]