The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010

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Geyer honored with dedication

The Holmes Beach City Commission on Oct. 5 named and dedicated the city hall chambers in honor of Patricia A. Geyer. There was a meet-and-greet followed by a dedication at 9 a.m. at Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive. …

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Stoltzfus seeks appeal court review

Former Anna Maria Commissioner Harry Stoltzfus replied to the 2nd District Court of Appeal with an Oct. 6 response with a number of legal reasons as to why his recall should not be dismissed as moot. Stoltzfus attorney Richard Harrison …

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Pier boardwalk pushed back to May

Plans for construction of a 450-foot boardwalk and accompanying amenities at the Anna Maria City Pier to begin in November have been postponed. The project will not begin before the city’s May 2011 city pier centennial celebration. Commissioner Jo Ann …

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BB revises settlement plan in land dispute

Bradenton Beach commissioners last week revised a move to resolve a longstanding legal dispute with Island Inc./Beach Development Inc., the owners of a half-acre of beachfront property that the city has deemed preservation. The commission first rescinded an Aug. 31 …

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County refunds trolley ad dollars

The interior of a vehicle similar to the ones that will replace the Island trolleys. Islander Photo: Courtesy Manatee County

Manatee County is refunding to the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce the advertising money the chamber raised to keep the Island trolleys operating fare-free. The county board of commissioners Oct. 7 voted 5-1 to reimburse the chamber $40,200 for …

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Gullett mullet tourney on the plate

When Ben Gullett died in 2008, his son Ricky Gullett thought long and hard about a way to honor his father. The elder Gullett had been a loved and respected fisherman and was one of the area’s best at throwing …

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HBPD releases images of burglary suspects

The Holmes Beach Police Department continues to investigate a Sept. 12 burglary at Sand-n-Sudz Laundry on Holmes Boulevard. Last week, the HBPD released two images from video surveliance of the laundry and asked for the public’s help in identifying the …

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Attorneys urge Islanders to seek BP bucks

Attorney Brian H. Barr talks with Holmes Beach Mayor Rich Bohnenberger prior to a forum on compensation for the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The meeting took place Oct. 5 at Holmes Beach City Hall. Islander Photos: Lisa Neff

High-powered attorneys last week encouraged Island business owners to seek damages for injuries caused by the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil spill. Just how severe the injuries might be and the compensation Islanders might be owed is an unknown, said Robert …

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Candidate profiles for three Island cities and WMFR

Nov. 2 Election news: Candidate profiles for three Island cities and WMFR, including answers to The Islander’s questions and a short bio for each….. Selby wants 2010 put behind Anna Maria By Rick Catlin, Islander Reporter The biggest issue facing …

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