Category Archives: 10-31-2012

Islander Calendar – 10-31-2012

Wednesday, Oct. 31 • 3:30-7 p.m.— Halloween Trail of Treats starting at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Holmes Beach trail, 4-6 p.m., Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach trails, 5-7 p.m. Information: 941-778-1541. • 5-6 p.m. — Crazy, Creepy, Crawly, Critter Costume Contest, The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes […]

Obituaries – 10-31-2012

David Maley David Maley of Holmes Beach, 72, died Oct. 22. He was born in Altus, OK. Mr. Maley served in the U.S. Navy and lived most of his life in Texas where he attended Texas Tech University and later was the director of a children’s home. The family will host a celebration of life […]

Fishing – 10-31-2012

Fishers seek fish in shelter from windy conditions   Due to strong, cooler and drier winds out of the northeast, fishers are migrating to the leeside of Anna Maria Island to find the bite and escape the wind. Beach fishers using live baits, such as shrimp and shiners, are catching a variety of species. Spanish […]

Island police blotter – 10-31-2012

Anna Maria     • Oct. 22, 800 block of North Shore Drive, Baker Act. Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a man in the parking lot of the Rod & Reel Pier, who was threatening to cut his arms, jump into the Gulf of Mexico and feed himself to the sharks. The man told […]

Sports – 10-31-2012

Playoffs loom in AMICC youth soccer league   The last week of the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s fall recreational soccer season is upon us and, barring monumental collapses and upsets, the seedings and playoff matchups are set. The league’s 8-10 division leading Lobstahs is still unbeaten with a 7-0-1 record, but the team has […]

Marching to AME

Anna Maria Elementary Principal David Marshall chats with Zero the Hero, Todd Persinger before the Oct. 27 Fall Festival Parade. Islander Photos: Karen Riley-Love

Island real estate transactions – 10-31-2012

826 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, a 2,690 sfla / 4,590 sfur 4bed/2½bath/2car bayfront pool home built in 1964 on a 120×214 lot was sold 09/28/12, W K Real Properties Inc to Houlas for $3,000,000; $2,900,000. 617 N. Point Drive, Holmes Beach, a 3,970 sfla / 5,079 sfur 3bed/2½bath/2car bayfront pool home built in 1987 […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE DINING TABLE: ALL glass, 72×40 inches, beautiful condition, $150. 941-896-5166. APPROXIMATELY 28 TREES and plants for sale. Three R-5 gallon containers, $395 for all. Chris, 941-704-2714. SOLAR PANELS, POOL, excellent, $39, hardwood futon, excellent condition, $100, 941-778-3920. ANTIQUE WOODEN SLED, $25, hand-crocheted tablecloth, 72×93 inches, $30, Noritake China, 12-place, full-course settings, 100 […]