Category Archives: 08-15-2012

Top Notch photo winner, week 6

The Top Notch final weekly photo contest winner is Amanda Davis of Holmes Beach for this April 2012 capture of her son Sulliven, age 5. Davis wins an Islander “More than a Mullet Wrapper” T-shirt, and her photo goes into the pool of weekly winners vying for the 2012 grand prize, including $100 from The […]

Islander Calendar – 08-15-2012

Thursday, Aug. 16         • 6:30-10 p.m., Anna Maria Island Privateers, Rum Tasting, Gulf Drive Cafe Tiki Bar, 900 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-704-2394.   Sunday, Aug. 19 • 2-4 p.m., Island Players Open House, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-704-2153.   Monday, Aug. 20 • 5 p.m., Aug. 20, […]

Island police blotter – 08-15-2012

Anna Maria       • July 30, 202 N. Bay Blvd., information. A complainant reported a disturbed sea turtle nest at Bayfront Park. According to the report, the complainant was outraged at the lack of patrols in the area and insisted Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies initiate a stakeout. A deputy investigated the nest and reported […]

Island real estate transactions – 08-15-2012

6405 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, a 2,876 sfla / 3,390 sfur 3bed/2½bath pool home built in 1955 on a 66×100 lot was sold 07/23/12, Kimball to Froeschle for $825,000; list $888,000. 622 Dundee Lane, Holmes Beach, a 1,611 sfla / 2,680 sfur 3bed/2bath/2car canalfront home built in 1968 on a 95×115 lot was sold 07/20/12, […]

Obituaries – 08-15-2012

Albert Joseph Anderson Jr. Albert Joseph Anderson Jr., 66, died Aug. 9. He was born May 16, 1946, in Hollis, N.Y., and followed his family to Florida after serving an extended tour in Vietnam. Mr. Anderson had a love of boating and the water and spent his life in the boating industry as co-owner of […]

Fishing – 08-15-2012

Spanish mackerel make good showing, keep anglers busy   Spanish mackerel made a good showing around the waters of Anna Maria Island this past week. Whether fishing from the boat, beaches or piers, Spanish mackerel are being caught on both live baits and artificials. For live bait fishers, try using live shiners or live threadfin […]

Sports – 08-15-2012

Waterfront posts advances to division soccer final   Waterfront Restaurant defeated Air & Energy 7-3 in Anna Maria Island Community Center summer soccer league playoff action Aug. 10. Air & Energy earned a 2-1 lead in the first half on goals from Nicole Sewall and James Richards, but Robbie Fellowes toe-poked one past the A&E […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE HENRY LINK DARK wicker bed set, $100, matching end table, $100, matching nightstand, $100. 941-685-3499. TWO 26-INCH bikes, male/female, $15 each, the two for $25. Call 941-778-6766. FUTON: LIGHT COLOR hardwood, excellent condition, $45. 941-778-3920. SOFA, QUEEN SLEEEPER, rattan, green floral, $100, large cedar chest, $50. 941-778-5647. COMPUTER: DELL, DUAL 1.5 GHz, […]