Valentine promises

The couples came to the beach Feb. 14 “promising to love and cherish” at the Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe-Islander newspaper annual Promise Day event. They enjoyed a commitment ceremony conducted by the Rev. Ron Joseph on the beach where …

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Boaters rescued off Egmont Key

Multiple emergency teams responded Feb. 14 to a distress call from boaters off Egmont Key, north of Anna Maria Island in Tampa Bay. A man, a woman and a dog were rescued from the disabled fishing boat, according to a …

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Island police blotter – 02-23-2011

Anna Maria • Feb. 14, 500 block of Pine Avenue, petit theft. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report from Roser Memorial Community Church, where someone took cash from a donation box in the chapel. Bradenton Beach • …

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Sports – 02-23-2011

John Estoc, left, defeated Mike Ross 7 and 6 to win the Key Royale Club’s 18-hole, match-play championship. Islander Photo: Courtesy Ed Havlik

Flag football: And then there was one One undefeated team remains in the Anna Maria Island Community Center NFL Football League. With Duffy’s Tavern Bucs 32-19 loss to MartiniVille Bears Feb. 17, Walter & Associates Steelers in the 10-12 age …

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Island real estate transactions – 02-23-2011

This Gulffront home at 103 Seagrape Lane, Anna Maria, sold in March 2006 for $1,285,000 and in January 2011 for $1,050,000. The cost per square foot is $860.

534 70th St., Holmes Beach, a 1,296 sfla / 2,261 sfur 2bed/2bath/2car canalfront home built in 1969 on a 85×145 lot was sold 01/11/11, Buky to Gress for $1,050,000. 103 Seagrape Lane, Anna Maria, a 1,221 sfla / 1,647 sfur …

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Obituaries – 02-23-2011

David Hammond McCormack David Hammond McCormack, 80, Bradenton, died Feb. 17. There are no local services planned. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 26th Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.brownandsonsfuneral.com. Mr. …

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Fishing – 02-23-2011

Paul Schwarz escapes the cold Mountain Home, Ark., weather to reel in this sheepshead while fishing with Capt. Danny Stasny of Legend Charters.

Fishing, weather get better by the day With water temps on the rise, be prepared to encounter a variety of species while fishing the local waters of Anna Maria Island. Schools of juvenile white bait are beginning to show on …

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Islander Calendar – 02-23-2011

Wednesday, Feb. 23 5 to 7 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business card exchange at the Gulf Drive Cafe and Tiki Hut, 900 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-778-1541. Fee applies. 7 to 9 p.m. — …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE BIRD CAGES WITH stands, Quaker, cockatiel size or smaller, $35 each. 941-356-1456. CHINA SERVICE FOR eight, “Spring Bouquet”, with serving pieces, $25. 941-795-8359. PANASONIC DVD HOME theater system, $75. RCA TV, with remote, $25. 941-795-8359. CANNON PIXMA …

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