The search for Sabine continues on the beach

The search for Sabine continues on the beach

Back on the beach. The search for the remains of missing motel-owner Sabine Musil-Buehler resumed early Friday near Willow Avenue in Anna Maria. Investigators said the search would be halted over the weekend, but may resume next week if necessary. …

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The search for Sabine Musil-Buehler is delayed …

The search for Sabine Musil-Buehler is delayed ...

The search at Anna Maria’s Willow Avenue beach for the remains of Sabine Musil-Buehler was delayed this morning as investigators with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office met with an agent for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The MCSO wants …

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Search for Sabine resumes on Anna Maria beach …

Search continues...

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office returned to the Willow Avenue beach at 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, to search for the remains of Sabine Musil-Buehler, missing since November 2008 and presumed dead. Homicide Detective John Kenney said he hoped for …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, July 20, 2011

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MCSO gets break in Musil-Buehler case

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Detective John Kenney and Sheriff Brad Steube walk with the Rev. Ed Moss of Anna Maria toward the woodsy area where Moss found possessions belonging to Sabine Musil-Buehler.

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office investigators returned to the beach July 12-13 and July 15 to search for the remains of missing motel owner Sabine Musil-Buehler, who is presumed dead. The search — which involved cadaver dogs and MCSO crime-scene technicians …

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Rising stars

Natalia Rizzo of Holmes Beach is this week’s winner in the newspaper’s Top Notch contest, winning front-page placement of the photo and an Islander newspaper “More-Than-A-Mullet wrapper” T-shirt. Her entry — of Nieko Randazzo, Juan Martinez and Holly Rizzo getting …

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Anna Maria seeks appraisal for six lots

Six bank-owned lots at the corner of Pine Avenue and Bay Boulevard in Anna Maria are temporarily being used for a trolley turnaround, Anna Maria City Pier parking and construction staging. The city commission has endorsed the purchase of the lots for an undetermined use. Islander Photos: Lisa Neff

Anna Maria commissioners voted two weeks ago to proceed with purchasing six lots across from the city pier’s north parking lot from Blackhawk Bank of Iowa, but commissioners decided at their July 14 work session to first obtain an appraisal. …

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North pier boardwalk, parking lot to open this week

Workers last week erect the roof beams for two shelters at the Anna Maria City Pier boardwalk and installed landscaping. Florida Department of Transportation officials said the north portion of the boardwalk, the north pier parking lot and the shelters should be completed and open this week. The pier is open during construction. Islander Photo: Lisa Neff

The north boardwalk, parking lot and trolley shelters at the Anna Maria City Pier were expected to open this week, a Florida Department of Transportation press release said. Construction of the $857,000 project began in mid-May, with contractor Woodruff & …

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Boaters rescued near Tidy Island

A search and rescue team with the U.S. Coast Guard pulled four boaters from Sarasota Bay near Tidy Island on July 10. The Coast Guard’s dispatch in St. Petersburg received an emergency call at about 8:30 p.m. from a man …

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HB golf cart regulations need enforcement

The Camboni family of Illinois and Colorado enjoys a trip to Skinny’s Place in Holmes Beach in a Club Car while vacationing on Anna Maria Island. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

Operators of golf carts in Holmes Beach must be made aware that they have to conform to traffic laws and city ordinances, Mary Buonaugera told city commissioners at their July 12 meeting. Buonaugera said she lives in the Jones Beach …

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