Category Archives: 09-05-2012

Island police blotter – 09-05-2012

Anna Maria • Aug. 21, 100 Spring Ave., vehicle burglary/theft of a firearm. A complainant contacted the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office to report someone entered his vehicle and stole a firearm. • Aug. 24, 700 block of North Shore Drive, vehicle burglary. A complainant reported someone had entered and ransacked his unlocked vehicle, although nothing […]

Fishing – 09-05-2012

Due to remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac, most island fishers were forced to wait out the storm and its after-effects. Poor conditions on our surrounding waters have made it tough to target both inshore and offshore species. Offshore is unattainable due to high seas, while inshore areas are disrupted by muddy water and windy conditions. […]

Sports – 09-05-2012

Center readies for fall sports leagues   The Anna Maria Island Community Center finalized tryouts for its fall sports league last week. The center’s youth recreational soccer league held tryouts Aug. 29-30. The players were put through a series of drills to assess dribbling, trapping and shooting skill level, which enable the coaches to draft […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE HARRY POTTER HARDBACKS: Set of seven new books, $70. 941-778-5665. AIR STATION: BLACK & Decker, $15, Cuisinart wine cooler, holds six bottles, $45. 941-761-1415. 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 […]