Correction

In an Oct. 23 article concerning the homestead exemptions listed on the Manatee County Property Appriasier’s website for Holmes Beach Commissioner Marving Grossman, The Islander stated: Grossman’s off-island rental property, as it turned out, was purchased while homesteaded by its …

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Cortez woman arrested on felony drug charge

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A 53-year-old Cortez woman was arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance after initially being arrested for driving under the influence. According to a probable cause affidavit, Annie Hughes was observed swerving her vehicle in the 3300 block of …

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Sports – 10-30-2013

LPAC player Byron Law carries the ball forward, while Island Pest Control’s Javier Rivera gives chase in Anna Maria Island Community Center Soccer League 8-10 division action Oct. 23 on the center field, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Islander Photos: Kevin Cassidy

Cooler weather comes with center soccer playoffs   The dress rehearsal that is soccer’s regular season for kids soccer is nearly over. With only one week remaining before playoffs in the Anna Maria Island Community Center Soccer League, the matchups …

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Obituaries – 10-30-2013

Jerrold ‘Jerry’ Brown Jerrold “Jerry” Brown, 88, of Holmes Beach, died Oct. 21, in Washington, D.C., due to an accidental fall. He was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Monroe, Wis., the second son of the late Lena Thomm and Elgar …

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Fishing – 10-30-2013

Courtney Edelstein, visiting the island area on her birthday, shows off a nice kingfish caught Oct. 14 about 3 miles offshore using live bait. She was guided by Capt. Warren Girle.

Think you don’t know jack? But maybe you do   If you’ve been fishing around Anna Maria Island in recent weeks, you probably know a lot about jack — jack crevalle, that is. Schools of jack crevalle have invaded Tampa …

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Fall Fest brings frightful fun to AME

Anna Maria Elementary kindergarteners step off in the lead of the costume parade from the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, ushered on Gulf Drive by members of the Holmes Beach Police Department to the elementary school. Islander Photos: Jennifer …

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Calendar – 10-30-2013

Wednesday, Oct. 30 5 p.m. — Keep Manatee Beautiful Sandblast sand-sculpting clinic, Coquina Beach, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-795-8272. 6:47 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Thursday, Oct. 31 Today is Halloween. 3:30 p.m. — The Anna Maria Island Chamber of …

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Island police blotter – 10-30-2013

Anna Maria         • Oct. 19, 800 block of South Bay Boulevard, criminal mischief. A man returned home to discover a broken sliding glass door. He called the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. A responding deputy found no evidence that the …

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Real Estate – 10-30-2013

4807 Second Ave., Unit A, 2nd Avenue and 49th St., Holmes Beach, a 2,416 sfla / 3,315 sfur 4bed/2½bath/2car land condo with pool built in 2009 was sold 10/03/13, Krause to Charbonneau for $835,000; list $895,000. 5606 Carissa St., Unit …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

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