Alleged misdemeanor thefts lead to felony charge

A 48-year-old homeless man faces a felony charge after being arrested Aug. 20 for the seventh time for an alleged petit theft. William Garringer, listed as homeless, was allegedly seen placing beer and chicken valued at $20 in a shopping …

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Fishing – 08-28-2013

The common snook, Centropomus undecimalis, is one of Florida’s most popular inshore game fish due to its fighting ability and merit as table fare. Anglers also refer to the common snook as robalo and linesider. Snook comes from the Dutch “snoek,” meaning pike.

Snook — to kill or not to kill, that is the question   Snook season is scheduled to open Sept. 1. The state of Florida has finally laid the responsibility for the conservation of snook back in our laps. After …

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AMITW volunteers shift focus to hatchling season

Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring executive director Suzi Fox looks on as volunteers Betsy Lynch and Ed Sterba, kneeling, tally the remainders of a nest at 28th Street in Holmes Beach, where 112 hatchlings left for the …

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Calendar – 08-28-2013

Making plans… Getting ready for the 2013-14 season? The Islander encourages publicists for local groups to send 2013-14 calendars to calendar@islander.org.   Wednesday, Aug. 28 7:55 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Thursday, Aug. 29 7:54 p.m. — Official sunset …

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Island police blotter – 08-28-2013

Anna Maria         • Aug. 4, 100 block of Spring Lane, burglary. A complainant reported she returned home from work to find cash, prescription medicines and a laptop computer valued at $860 stolen. She told police she believed she locked …

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Obituaries – 08-28-2013

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Real Estate – 08-28-2013

  102 48th St., Holmes Beach, a 3,216 sfla / 4,544 sfur 6bed/5½bath duplex & Cottage built in 1970 on a 100×210 lot was sold 08/05/13, Mullis to Kaleta for $2,317,500; list $2,600,000. 207 South Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, a …

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Sports – 08-28-2013

Agnelli Pool & Spa Giants: Brent Moss, Ryan Moss, Amy Moss, Ed Moss, Frank Agnelli, Josh Rio and an unnamed mascot celebrate winning the Super Bowl in the Anna Maria Island Community Center NFL Flag Football League at the center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Courtesy AMICC

Agnelli Pool & Spa takes prize in AMICC NFL Super Bowl   Topping sports action this past week, third-seed Agnelli Pool & Spa Giants rolled to a 38-22 victory over Waterfront Restaurant Raiders Aug. 22 to win the Anna Maria …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE CAFE L’EUROPE GIFT certificate for $40, sell for $30. St. Armand’s Circle. Sell for $30. Call 941-896-7902. ACRYLICS, WATERCOLORS, STENCILS, $5/each, extra-large trunk, brass handles, $50, queen mattress, $100. 770-286-5644. COFFEE TABLE: DROP-leaf, very nice, $100. 941-778-3920. …

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