Category Archives: 06-06-2012

Roadwatch, June 6-13

Workers from Woodruff & Sons continue drainage installation and improvements near 60th and 62nd streets on Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Installation of new sewer lines on North Shore Drive in Anna Maria by the Manatee County Utilities Department is continuing. The project is expected to take several months to complete, according to a MCUD press […]

Dog run improvements continue

Volunteer Chris Arnold works May 31 on a shelter for folks who visit Birdie Tebbetts Field in Holmes Beach to exercise their pets. City workers and citizens continued to work together last week on improvements in the dog run. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell

Sports – 06-06-2012

Adult soccer playoffs under way   The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s adult coed soccer playoffs got started May 31 with four opening-round games. Second-round action will take place June 7 with the Island Cup champion to be crowned June 8. The first playoff game saw top-seed Slim’s Place edge eighth-seed Agnelli Pool & Spas […]

Island police blotter – 06-06-2012

Anna Maria         • No new reports. Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO. Bradenton Beach • No new reports.         Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD. Cortez • No new reports.         Cortez is policed by the MCSO Holmes Beach         • May 30, 400 75th St., aggravated assault with a firearm. An […]

Fishing – 06-06-2012

Right rod, reel, hook, line — essential to tarpon fishing   Due to strong west winds caused by Tropical Storm Beryl, access to the tarpon bite was limited last week. But, don’t be discouraged, the tarpon are still here, and the winds have subsided. Soon you’ll be able to look out in the Gulf of […]

Islander Calendar – 06-06-2012

Thursday, June 7         • 6-7:30 p.m. — Mote Marine Laboratory Science Cafe, dolphin and human nutrition seminar, Half Shell Oyster House, 1991 Main St., Sarasota. Information: 941-388-4441, ext. 172.   Friday, June 8         • 8 a.m.-4 p.m. — Senior Adventures Book Sale, Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: […]

Obituaries – 06-06-2012

Clara Franks Clara Franks, 92, of Bradenton, died June 2. She was born in Bethlehem, Pa., and raised in Elizabeth, N.J. She moved to Longboat Key in 1952. She and husband Walter Franks built their first home and started a business on the key, Frank’s Electric Center. Mrs. Franks was the office manager and bookkeeper. […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 6, 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. EUREKA VICTORY VACUUM cleaner: 12-amp power, $20. Two antique metal floor lamps, $10 each. 941-778-6766. CELL PHONES: TWO VERIZON LG with chargers and manuals, $20. Call Marion, 941-761-1415. CLOCK: […]