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 …

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Sports – 01-05-2011

Holmes Beach resident Ellen Jones crosses the finish line in the Palm Beaches Marathon in West Palm Beach. Jones appeared in The Islander twice in 2010, and inspired readers with her achievements in running and in life and, for that, she is featured as The Islander’s sports story of the year. Islander Photo: Courtesy Chuck Jones

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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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