Category Archives: 04-11-2012

Islander Calendar – 04-11-2012

Wednesday, April 11     • 11:30 a.m. — Off-Stage Ladies of the Island Players monthly luncheon meeting, Gulf Drive Cafe, 900 Gulf Drive, N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-799-2181.   Thursday, April 12 • 5-7 p.m. — “Paint the Town” reception and art sale, ArtCenter of Manatee, 209 Ninth St., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-2862. · 10 a.m.-noon […]

Island police blotter – 04-11-2012

Anna Maria • March 27, 100 S. Bay Blvd., trespass warning. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to the Anna Maria Pier restaurant regarding a customer who left the restaurant without paying his bill. En route to the call, the deputy spotted the suspect and initiated a traffic stop. The suspect acted genuinely surprised, […]

Sports – 04-11-2012

Adult soccer season under way at community center   Another season of coed adult soccer has begun at the Anna Maria Island Community Center in Anna Maria with eight teams participating in the Thursday evening league. Island Pest Control and Don Meilner & Son Construction jumped to the top of the standings after two weeks […]

Island Easter arrives, appears golden

The Rev. Rosemary Backer of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church delivers the Easter sermon at the 48th annual Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island Easter Sunrise Service at the Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

Island real estate transactions – 04-11-2012

235 85th St., Holmes Beach, a 1,789 sfla / 2,379 sfur 3bed/1½bath/1car pool home with deeded boat slip built in 1957 on a 90×100 lot was sold 03/19/12, Gaba to Ast for $405,000. 1439 Gulf Drive, Unit 27, Bermuda Bay Club, Bradenton Beach, a 1,536 sfla / 2,914 sfla 3bed/2bath/2car condo with shared pool built […]

Obituaries – 04-11-2012

Robert ‘Bob’ F. Carrick         Robert “Bob” F. Carrick, 76, of Holmes Beach died March 29. He was born May 9, 1935, in Baltimore, Md. Mr. Carrick graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Engineering. He served in the U.S. Army and the Maryland National Guard. He retired from the Maryland Department of Transportation as […]

Fishing – 04-11-2012

Spring break ends, fishing turns on   With pristine weather and calm waters, Anna Maria anglers are flocking to the water to drop a line. Migratory species such as Spanish mackerel, kingfish and bonito are arriving in numbers around artificial reefs and hard bottom. Find the bait schools — find the fish. Offshore fishers are […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE BOAT SPRING-LINE system, as new. Cost $180, sell, $60. Door opener, Legacy heavy duty, brackets, $69. 941-778-3920. MARY KAY COSMETICS: Full line at discounted prices. Jenifer, 941-224-1760, 941-739-0792. ANTIQUE COPPER POTS and bowls, collection $350. Burl-wood rocker, oak office chairs, collectibles.  View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. ORIGINAL, LOCAL ART […]