Category Archives: 08-08-2012

Island police blotter – 08-08-2012

Anna Maria         • July 25, 300 block of Poinsettia Road, suspicious incident. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a call of two men in a white van parked in front of the complainant’s home. The caller said the men dumped something “gooey and foamy” into a nearby stormwater drain. The men were […]

Sports – 08-08-2012

Top indoor soccer seeds set   With only a couple of games left to play in the summer season of the Anna Maria Island Community Center indoor soccer league, Eat Here in the 11-13 division and Beach Bums in the 8-10 division have wrapped up top seeds for the upcoming playoffs. Though there could still […]

Obituaries – 08-08-2012

Robyn Johnson Robyn Johnson, 52, of Anna Maria Island and recently of Bradenton, died July 23. She was born July 25, 1960, in Wilmington, Del. She came to the island in the mid-1970s. She worked in the restaurant business in the area. A celebration of life was held Aug. 5. Ms. Johnson is survived by […]

Islander Calendar – 08-08-2012

Off-Island Saturday, Aug. 11         • 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sarasota Bay Watch Great Scallop Search, Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub, 760 Broadway St., Longboat Key. Information, call 941-953-5333 or 941-232-2363 • 7-9 p.m., Operation American Pride Inc., Honor A Vet Bowling Bash, AMF Lanes, 4208 Cortez Road W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-803-8097.   […]

Seeking answers

Following her presentation to city commissioners, pleading for them to invite further investigation into her daughter’s 2009 death, Kelly Osborn tells media in the parking lot, “We’re not talking suicide anymore, it’s murder.” Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

Fishing – 08-08-2012

Angler’s key to get the bite: Shiners   For all of the species of fish angler’s target around Anna Maria Island, live shiners are the key. Inshore fishing around Anna Maria Island remains consistent for redfish, spotted seatrout and catch-and-release snook. We’re also seeing an influx of flounder on channel edges, ditches and sandy potholes […]

Island real estate transactions – 08-08-2012

207 69th St., Holmes Beach, a 1,948 sfla / 2,388 sfur 4bed/3bath/1car duplex built in 1972 on a 70×110 lot was sold 07/19/12, Belzer to Sunny Skies AMI Cottages LLC for $425,000. 319 64th St., Unit 8B, Island Walk, Holmes Beach, a 2,001 sfla / 3,176 sfur 3bed/2½bath/2car condo with pool built in 2006 was […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE COMPUTER: DELL DUAL 1.5 GHz, XP-PRO, $100. 941-756-6728. PUSH GOLF CART, $12. Men’s golf shirts, $5 each. Callaway Big Bertha, $35. 941-778-3228. MARY KAY COSMETICS: Full line at discounted prices. Jenifer, 941-224-1760, 941-739-0792. ANTIQUE COPPER POTS and bowls, collection $350. Burl-wood rocker, oak office chairs, collectibles.  View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, […]