Category Archives: 09-22-2010

Robinson escorted out of WMFR meeting

Holmes Beach Commissioner Al Robinson has been a mainstay at West Manatee Fire Rescue District Commission meetings the past few months, consistently blasting WMFR for alleged wasteful spending. On Sept. 16, a Holmes Beach Police Department officer escorted Robinson out of the meeting after WMFR Commission Chairman John Rigney told Robinson he violated his 3 […]

Sport – 9-22-2010

It must be fall, there’s soccer in the air The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s fall recreational soccer season got kicked off with “Spirit,” Sept. 17-18 on the center’s two soccer fields. Players and parents participated in Spirit Week, a dress rehearsal for the upcoming season of competition. While the coaches were experimenting with lineups […]

Island real estate transactions – 9-22-2010

311 68th St., Unit B, Anna Maria Island Beachwalk, Holmes Beach, a 1,500 sfla / 2,500 sfur 3bed/2bath/2car land condo with pool built in 2010 was sold 09/01/10, KPI Holdings LLC to Krause for $485,000; list $495,000. 205 N. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach, a 2,194 sfla / 2,554 sfur 4bed/3bath canalfront pool home built in […]

Island police blotter – 9-22-2010

Anna Maria Sept. 13, 400 block of Hibiscus Road, alarm. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a burglary alarm. When the deputy arrived, he found a broken window, but nothing else had been disturbed. The deputy reported the alarm, the deputy’s response and dogs possibly scared the culprits away. Bradenton Beach Sept. 11, […]

Obituaries – 9-22-2010

Matthew Jerome Kinney Matthew Jerome Kinney, 52, died Sept. 14. Mr. Kinney was a native of Danville, Ill., and came from there to Anna Maria Island with his family in 1987. He relocated to Bradenton in the late 1990s. He was a carpenter, roofer and handyman. A memorial service was held Sept. 18 at Roser […]

Fishing – 9-22-2010

Redfish to begin spawn; beach action heating up With this week’s full moon, redfish, which have already invaded the local bays in large numbers, will begin to spawn. Many will head to the Gulf and passes. Already some large schools of redfish have swarmed local bays, making them the primary target of many inshore anglers. […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010

ITEMS FOR SALE SOFA BED: EXCELLENT condition, 69 inches long $100. Lazy Boy recliner, $50. 941-538-4100. PADDLE BOARD FOR sale: 11-feet 6-inch Waterman C4, with carbon-fiber paddle. 941-778-3206. QUEEN PILLOW TOP: ONE year old. Was in guest room, moved, no guest room. $125. 813-239-6186. 2005 KUBOTA B2710 Tractor: Price, $2,960. Diesel, 4WD, mower, loader. E-mail […]

Islander Calendar – 9-22-2010

Wednesday, Sept. 22 First day of autumn. 11 a.m. – Einstein Circle Discussion Group meets at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296. Thursday, Sept. 23 5 to 7 p.m. – Holmes Beach author Patrick McConnell launches the sale of his book “Government of Deceit” at Time Saver convenience […]