Category Archives: 09-15-2010

Calling all high school athletes

The 2010 school year is back in session, which means the beginning of another year of high school sports. Fall sports include volleyball for girls, cross-country, golf, swimming and diving for both boys and girls and, of course, the king of high school sports, football. Winter sports include basketball and soccer for boys and girls […]

Area anglers see schools of red

Some staggering news of redfish has come in from various captains, with reports of 50-redfish days in local bays and beach waters. In the late summer, redfish begin schooling up and moving inshore. Various CAL shads and MirrOlures or MirrOdines have been doing the trick for anglers. Anglers can take advantage of some of the […]

Islander Calendar

Saturday, Sept. 18 Noon — Spanish Fiesta at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908. Monday, Sept. 20 Noon — Anna Maria Island Democratic Club lunch with guest speaker Richard O’Brien, from the Manatee County Democratic Executive Committee, at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Tuesday, […]

Island police blotter

Anna Maria Island Sept. 4, 9701 Gulf Drive, disturbance. The complainant called the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office alleging that while he was at Slim’s Place, he was confronted with abusive language and the person spit in his face. Both parties filed affidavits. Bradenton Beach No new reports. Holmes Beach Sept. 2, 5406 Marina Drive, theft. […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

ITEMS FOR SALE SELLING ALL CONTENTS of 2BR home, package deal, $2,500. Sofas, lamps, tables, chairs, beds, dressers, kitchen items. Great condition, purchased in last three years. Pictures at: 941-545-8488. FILLET KNIFE: UNCLE Henry Shrade plus 7-inch blade, Staghorn handle, leather sheath included. $25. Frank, 941-761-1415. ROLLTOP-STYLE DESK: Walnut finish, eight drawers, 55w x 42h […]