Category Archives: 01-22-2014

Sports – 01-22-2014

Flag football warms up community center gridiron   NFL flag football season at the Anna Maria Island Community Center is in full swing with games being played nearly every weeknight. Though it’s still early in the season, teams are trying to establish themselves as the one to beat come playoff time. The league’s 8-10 year […]

Real Estate – 01-22-2014

100 Beach Ave., Anna Maria, a vacant Gulffront 106×498 lot was sold 12/30/13, Sarwalk Land Trust to 100 Beach LLC for 2,125,000; list $2,690,000. 101 Park Ave., Anna Maria, a vacant Gulffront 106×460 lot was sold 12/30/13, Calvin Land Trust to 101 Park LLC for $2,125,000; list $2,690,000. 100 Park Ave., Anna Maria, a vacant […]

Island police blotter – 01-22-2014

Anna Maria • Jan. 6, 700 block of Jacaranda Road, information. A man confronted a driver of a bus parked in a residential area and an argument ensued. No physical contact was reported during the encounter. • Jan. 14, 200 block of Oak Avenue, battery. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy made contact with a […]

Fishing – 01-22-2014

Area experts weigh in on cold weather fishing techniques   Once again we’re being struck with multiple, back-to-back cold fronts. Dropping water temps and strong winds make fishing around Anna Maria Island challenging at best. If you’re attempting to fish during these conditions, here are a few pointers that may help you both stay out […]

Obituaries – 01-22-2014

Robert E. ‘Bob’ Nied Robert E. “Bob” Nied, 97, of Bradenton, died Jan. 4. He was born Jan. 17, 1916, in Chicago to Harvey Nied and Ida Heitzman. Mr. Nied was a great family man and loving father, whose wisdom, humor and warmth will be missed. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

ITEMS FOR SALE RATTAN-STYLE SOFA, $150, easy chair, $75, chandelier, $25, dining room table, $75. 941-387-1415. ZAP SKIMBOARD: 48×19-inch, $30, Drexel serving buffet, $80. 941-778-5202, 612-597-1646. PET CARRIER, SMALL-medium size animal, $25, free kumquats, U-pick. Call, 813-503-9364. DELL COMPUTER, $90, desk, $60, drop-leaf table, $25, three-drawer chest, $35. 941-778-7355. GRACO PACK AND Play, new, $35, […]