Islander Calendar – 04-04-2012

Thursday, April 5         • 2-4 p.m.—Friends of the Library knit and crochet gathering, Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information, 941-586-1378.   Saturday, April 7         • 9:30-11:30 a.m.—Crosspointe Fellowship’s Women’s Refined Enlightened Accepted Loved Ministry coffee, …

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Bad beach

Looking south from the Anna Maria City Pier, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection says the amount of sand pumped to the shore at the pier during the recent Bimini Bay dredging project exceeds the permit limits. Islander Photo: Rick …

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Obituaries – 04-04-2012

Florence Elizabeth Gelderman Florence Elizabeth Gelderman, 93, of Holmes Beach and formerly of Stamford, Ct., died March 27. She was born Nov. 2, 1918, in Bronx, N.Y. She attended Cathedral High School and graduated from Albany State Teacher’s College (now …

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Island real estate transactions – 04-04-2012

Featured sale: This home at 626 Dundee Lane, Holmes Beach, sold in April 1993 for $158,000 and in March 2012 for $619,000. The cost per square foot is $241. Islander Photo: Jesse Brisson

626 Dundee Lane, Holmes Beach, a 2,565 sfla / 3,059 sfur 4bed/2½bath/2car canalfront home built in 1966 on a 95×115 lot was sold 03/12/12, Calderon to Mathews for $619,000; list $649,000. 508 75th St., Holmes Beach, a 1,702 sfla / …

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Fishing – 04-04-2012

The Karrip family, vacationing from Fremont, Mich., enjoyed a day fishing with Capt. Danny Stasny. Kohlby Karrip, 15, left, Kevin Karrip, Capt. Danny Stasny, Siraj Karrip, 15, displaying his 50-inch, 29-pound kingfish, and Sejeon Karrip, 17.

Get the smoker ready, it’s kingfish time   Kingfish action remains consistent for a second straight week. Fishers looking for rod-bending action around nearshore structure are being rewarded with numerous hookups on fish in the 8- to 10-pound range. Bigger …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, April 4, 2012

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Sports – 04-04-2012

NFL Flag Football 8-9 Division Super Bowl champs Beach Bistro Vikings defeated Beach Bum Steelers 13-12 March 24 to take the championship. Bistro, coached by Brian Horesh, team members are, left to right, Tony Rappold, Sean Rodriguez, Nathan Hyman, Morgan Horesh, Andrew Burgess, Roman Langley and Adam Oulddaba.

Landkammer wins KRC match-play championship   Kris Landkammer defeated Sue Hookem 3 and 2 March 30 to win the Key Royale Club women’s handicap match-play championship. Landkammer advanced to the finals courtesy of a 1-up victory over Brenda Soleveld, while …

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Island police blotter – 04-04-2012

Anna Maria • March 21, 200 block of Gladiolus Street, petit theft. A female complainant discovered a check had been stolen from the middle of her checkbook when a second complainant informed her it also had happened to her. Both …

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