Category Archives: 08-28-2013

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 bag and leaving without paying the Publix store at 3900 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach,. […]

Fishing – 08-28-2013

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 the freeze in 2010, our snook population was decimated, resulting in a closure in Gulf […]

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 sea. Islander Photo: Courtesy AMITW

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 time.   Friday, Aug. 30 7:53 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Saturday, Aug. 31 […]

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 the house before she left, but police did not observe any pry marks. Fingerprints were […]

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 2,008 sfla / 3,362 sfur 3bed/3bath/2car pool home built in 1993 on a 50×200 lot […]

Sports – 08-28-2013

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 Island Community Center NFL Flag Football League adult division Super Bowl. Quarterback Ryan Moss led […]

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. ANTIQUES, ART, and collectibles. View at The Islander store, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. AERIAL […]