Fishing – 06-19-2013

Ed Chiles and Tina Fusaro of Anna Maria show off a 20-pound amberjack they caught the fish together on a pinfish while fishing 40 miles offshore of Anna Maria Island. Chiles didn’t say if the jack would go home to the smoker or to his trio of restaurants, the Sandbar, BeachHouse or Mar Vista.

It’s all about the air-water temperature for area anglers   As water temps heat up, it’s also time to beat the heat. For flats fishers, it’s advantageous to try fishing early morning tides or late evening tides. By now, you …

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Obituaries – 06-19-2013

Floyd E. Harnage Sr. Floyd E. Harnage Sr., 92, Bradenton, died June 9. He was born in Valdosta, Ga., and moved to Bradenton in 1994 from Port Charlotte. Mr. Harnage was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was …

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Good luck grads

The 2013 graduating class of preschoolers at School For Constructive Play, 302 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, sing together during an outdoor ceremony in the school playground. Graduation was delayed a week by Tropical Storm Andrea, but the kids were excited, …

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Sports – 06-19-2013

Aaron Dudukes, Matt Dwyer, Joe Combs, Cody Sullivan, Richard Fosmore and Erin Vogel after winning the adult coed basketball title at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Courtesy Troy Shonk

Gator Man wins basketball title, soccer heads to cup   Gator Man Pools won its third straight basketball title in the Anna Maria Island Community Center adult coed league June 14 by defeating second-seeded Bowes Imaging 60-54 behind the hot …

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Calendar – 06-19-2013

Wednesday, June 19 8:29 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Thursday, June 20 10 a.m. — Indian dance drama, “Mahabharata” Sea of Milk, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. 10:15 a.m. — Friends of the Island Library …

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Real Estate – 06-19-2013

205 36th St., Units 103 & 204, Casa Sierra, Holmes Beach, two 989 sfla / 1,107 sfur 2bed/2bath condo built in 1974 were sold 05/22/13, Tapestry LLC to Posiden Adventures II LLC for $1,050,000. 111 and 107 Bridge St., Bradenton …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June. 19, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE TWO SINGLE MATTRESSES with matching box springs, Like new, plastic covers, $100/set. 941-920-1789 or 941-447-7863. PROFORM TREADMILL: $95. Executive desk chair on rollers, $65. HP printer, $45. All excellent. 779-9781. FOR SALE: PATIO set includes 39-inch round …

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