Category Archives: 01-05-2011

Island police blotter – 01-05-2011

Anna Maria • No new reports. Bradenton Beach • No new reports. Cortez • Dec. 27, 3600 block of 15th Street West, Cortez, domestic disturbance. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence. One of the persons involved was arrested for giving a false identity to law […]

Sports – 01-05-2011

Looking back: The year 2010 in sports It’s hard to believe that another year has passed, much less another year of Island sports. This year is my 18th year writing sports for The Islander. I was a witness to many good games and performances in 2010, and some pretty cool things were included in my […]

Obituaries – 01-05-2011

Phillip Hood Connolly Retired Lt. Col. Phillip Hood Connolly, 82, of Bradenton, died Nov. 25. He was born in 1928 in Chevy Chase, Md. Mr. Connolly attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He served for 22 years as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel. His […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan. 05, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE ELECTRIC SCOOTER: THREE-wheel, like new. Make it easy to travel the Island. $300 or best offer. 941-778-7999. DELL COMPUTER WITH newly loaded Windows XP, $100. 941-756-6728. EARLY AMERICAN COUCH: Floral, great condition, $40. 941-795-8359. HAMSTER CAGE, COMPLETE, new, $10. Card table, $10. 941-795-8359. RALPH LAUREN COTTON knit throw, 50×70, gift boxed, $20. […]

Islander Calendar – 01-05-2011

Wednesday, Jan. 5 1:15 p.m. — Mystery book author H. Terrell Griffin speaks to the Gulf Coast Writers at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7631. 3 p.m. — After Hours book club members discuss Jodi Piccoult’s book “Plain Truth” at Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: […]