Category Archives: 05-01-2013

Island real estate transactions – 05-01-2013

793 North Shore Dr., Anna Maria, 3,102 sfla / 6,900 sfur 5bed/3bath/1car Gulfront home built in 1981 on a 50×457 lot was sold 04/08/13, Radtke to J Telander Holdings Ab for $2,200,000; list $2,459,000. 306 Gulf Dr. S., Bradenton Beach, a 1,773 sfla / 1,983 sfur 4bed/3bath Gulffront duplex built in 1945 on a 49×100 […]

Calendar – 05-01-2013

Wednesday, May 1 Today nesting season for sea turtles officially begins. Lights out on the beaches. 1:15 p.m. — Gulf Coast Writers meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209. 6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens Book Club, open to ages 8-12, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.   Thursday, May 2 […]

Sports – 05-01-2013

Youth basketball, baseball seasons take off at AMICC   The Anna Maria Island Community Center youth basketball season got underway last week in the gym. Most games are being played weeknights with some games also being played on Saturdays. Beach Bums sits atop the Division II standings with a 2-0 record after one week of […]

Island police blotter – 05-01-2013

Anna Maria         • April 19, 200 block of Magnolia Avenue, possession of marijuana. While on patrol, a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy observed two juveniles riding their bikes at 2:30 a.m. The deputy was suspicious due to the time and stopped the two juveniles, who appeared visibly nervous, according to the report. The deputy asked […]

Obituaries – 05-01-2013

Dr. John H. Deam Dr. John H. Deam, 87, of Bradenton and formerly of Anna Maria Island, died April 21. He was born Oct. 4, 1925, in Reading, Pa. He attended Birdsboro High School, Albright College and Thomas Jefferson University-Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He served two years in the U.S. Navy as a pharmacist’s […]

Fishing – 05-01-2013

Springtime fishing resulting in great catches   Fishing around Anna Maria Island is getting better and better as we settle into a springtime pattern. With warm, calm days, accessibility to just about every type of fishing is attainable. Whether you’re fishing from the shore, off a pier or beach or running 30 miles offshore, now […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, May. 1, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE WINDOWS: ALUMINUM SASH, nearly new. Four 37 x 36 inch, seven 49.5 x 36 inches, $100, wood coffee table, $90. 941-778-3920. GENERATORS: TROYBILT AND Coleman 5,000 watts, $299 each or $500 both, 941-778-7264. WROUGHT IRON ICE cream parlor table and four chairs, $75. 941-778-6288. WHIRLPOOL DRYER: VERY good condition, barely used, $100. […]