Category Archives: 01-25-2012

Sports – 01-25-2012

Hole-in-one for Holcomb at KRC, football continues   It was a busy week at the Key Royale Club with the regular weekly golf matches and the ongoing matches leading to the men’s championship. The club celebrated Jon Holcomb’s hole-in-one on the eighth hole Jan. 20. And while it it was Holcomb’s first hole-in-one at KRC, […]

Island youth rocks county fair concert

The star of local music sensation Jake Castro, 10, of Anna Maria Island, shines Jan. 13 with the Allstar Goodtime Band, including Jeff Cook, a founding member of superband Alabama. The band performed with Castro to standing ovations at the Manatee County Fair Jan. 13. Islander Photo: Courtesy Richie Castro “Click here” for more photos.

Fishing – 01-25-2012

Milder winter weather produces top-notch fishing   Inshore fishing around Anna Maria Island remains consistent due to mild cold fronts and light winds. Flats fishers are catching good numbers of spotted seatrout in water 3-5 feet in depth. Redfish are congregating around rocks and docks, creating opportunities for fishers to cash in on some rod-bending […]

Island real estate transactions – 01-25-2012

104 Palmetto Ave., Anna Maria, a 3,173 sfla / 3,990 sfur 3bed/3bath Gulfront home built in 1975 on a 58×150 lot was sold 01/03/12, Martin Timber Company LP to Day for $1,460,000. 309 65th St., Unit B, Beach Escape, Holmes Beach, a 2,500 sfla / 3,242 sfur 4bed/3½bath/2car land condo built in 2007 was sold […]

Obituaries – 01-25-2012

James Arthur Coleman James Arthur Coleman of Bradenton died Jan. 13. He was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, and lived in Massachusetts, Missouri and Michigan. He was a winter resident of Anna Maria Island. Mr. Coleman was in engineering and sales for more than 40 years with the Norton Co. of Worchester, Mass. He belonged […]

Islander Calendar – 01-25-2012

Friday, Jan. 27         5-10 p.m. — Music festival to benefit Bridge Street Merchants at Holmes Beach City Hall field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-536-4257.   Saturday, Jan. 28         8-11 a.m. — Pancake breakfast at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0414. Fee applies. 8 a.m.-noon — Yard […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE SUNBEAM COFFEE MAKER, $5, Craftsman electric blower/vacuum, $20, roller blades, men’s 10, accessories, $60. 941-795-8359. LEATHER LOVE SEAT recliner. Dark green, great condition. $50. 941-792-9523. HOOVER FLOORMATE SPINSCRUB hard floor cleaner. Vacuums, scrubs, dries. Manual. Excellent condition. $75. Christina, 941-896-5303. FILE CABINET: LATERAL file, two-drawer, wood. 30×30, $50. 715-529-8965. LUGGAGE: VERDI, NEVER used. Black on […]