Category Archives: 04-17-2013

Fishing – 04-17-2013

Getting into the swing of AMI spring fishing   The springtime bite is finally settling in around Anna Maria Island. Water temps are on the rise, which is triggering baitfish to move onto the flats. Hungry snook, redfish and spotted seatrout are staging up on shallow flats during strong tides. Now’s a good time to […]

Island police blotter – 04-17-2013

Anna Maria         • April 2, 200 block of Periwinkle Plaza, domestic disturbance. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a father and adult son arguing. The son said his father was upset and insulted him because he could not find work. While on scene, the deputy confiscated marijuana stems in plain view after […]

Sports – 04-17-2013

KRC finale, spring-summer sport leagues under way   The Anna Maria Island Community Center has myriad sporting opportunities available for adults looking to have some fun and stay active. Basketball on Tuesdays, kickball on Wednesdays and soccer on Thursday evenings are three offerings that got started this past week. Soccer topped the adult sporting action […]

Island real estate transactions – 04-17-2013

116 Pelican Drive, Anna Maria, a 1,474 sfla / 2,007 sfur 3bed/2bath/1car canalfront home built in 1970 on a 91×100 lot was sold 03/22/13, Anderson to Pagano for $575,000; list $589,000. 4104 Sixth Ave., Unit 4, 6th Avenue Condos, Holmes Beach, a 2,576 sfla / 2,626 sfur 3bed/3bath/2car condo with private pool built in 2002 […]

Calendar – 04-17-2013

  Wednesday, April 17 Noon – Anna Maria Garden Club “high tea” meeting and induction of club officers, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2607.   Thursday, April 18 10:15 a.m. — Friends of the Island Library book club meets to discuss “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth […]

Obituaries – 04-17-2013

Margaret ‘Marge’ Dean Margaret “Marge” Dean, 100, Anna Maria, died April 6. She was born Margaret Freund Feb. 28, 1913, in St. Germain, Wis., the fourth in a family of 12 children. She and her late husband, Forest Dean, built a bulldozing and landscaping company together in the Wisconsin north woods resort area. She had […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, April. 17, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE CELL PHONES: TWO LG flip phones, chargers, $30, leather jacket, medium, new, $100, men’s pants, 40×29, 10 pair, $50. 941-932-5595. TWO HP 901 COLOR cartridges, one new, one barely used, $12.50, plastic 5-gallon gas can, $12. 941-778-5665. FOUR BEIGE CLUB chairs, $25 each, 60-inch round glass table, $100. Top condition. 941-778-3228. TEA POTS: COLLECTOR […]