Category Archives: 05-16-2012

Island police blotter – 05-16-2012

Anna Maria         • May 5, 200 N. Shore Drive, criminal mischief. A group of adults and teenagers became involved in a verbal dispute at the Anna Maria City Pier, but separated without incident. Later that day, the two groups came into contact again and another dispute ensued. One of the teens maliciously damaged a […]

Island real estate transactions – 05-16-2012

113 Hammock Road, Anna Maria, a 2,366 sfla / 3,630 sfur 3bed/3bath/2car pool home built in 2003 on a 56×113 lot was sold 04/27/12, Mock to Thompson for $645,000; list $679,000. 243 Gladiolus St., Anna Maria, a 2,240 sfla / 3,826 sfur 4bed/3bath/2car canalfront pool home built in 1983 on a 77×100 lot was sold […]

Sports – 05-16-2012

Basketball headlines youth sports, Dips unchallenged   Dips Ice Cream appears unchallenged in the Anna Maria Island Community Center Youth Basketball League and continues to control the 14-17 division with a perfect 6-0 record. Anna Maria Oyster Bar is four games back in second place, closely followed by Integrity Sound. The 11-13 division remains extremely […]

Fishing – 05-16-2012

Megalops atlanticus — tarpon — return to Tampa Bay   There’s big news in the waters off the beaches of Anna Maria Island — the tarpon have arrived. Anglers fishing just off the beaches have been rewarded with hookups of silver kings in the 50- to 80-pound range. Inshore fishing remains consistent for flats fishers […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, May 16, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE MOTION SENSOR SECURITY lights. Battery powered. No wiring. Bright LEDs. $12-$50. Power failure three-unit kit, $75. New, weatherproof. Call for demo. Jeff’s Security Lights, 941-794-1469. FOUR ROLLS R25 fiberglass insulation, $10 each. One package R19 batts, $25. 941-545-7645. REMODEL SURPLUS. STOVE/oven, $75. Two Kohler double cast iron sinks, $75. 813-943-3572. FOR SALE: […]

Mermaid entertains, educates

Dressing the part, author Nancy Thibault sprinkles magic mermaid dust May 7 before reading “Bubble Heart Kisses, A Mermaid’s Tale” to the first-grade classes of Laura Redeker and Tina Goffred in the media center at Anna Maria Elementary School, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell