Category Archives: 11-07-2012

Fishing – 11-07-2012

High winds, rough seas leave some anglers at dock   With small craft advisories in effect and high seas and wind for the majority of the week, fishing around Anna Maria Island was sporadic at best. Most boaters stayed at the dock, avoiding the harsh conditions on the surrounding waters. Those who are die-hards were […]

AME early voting

AME media center teacher Lynne McDonough, who coordinated the school’s mock vote with eStudiesWeekly software, congratulates fifth-grader Adam Carlson on casting his ballot Oct. 31. The national event was extended to Nov. 5 to allow voting in storm-damaged areas in northeast states, but Obama led the race at AME. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell

Island police blotter – 11-07-2012

Anna Maria         • Oct. 29, 204 Palmetto Ave., burglary. Unknown suspects cut the lock on the outside cooler at Slim’s Place, making off with 10 cases of beer and two kegs.         • Oct. 17, address unlisted, child sexual abuse investigation. A representative of the Florida Abuse Hotline contacted the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office […]

Islander Calendar – 11-07-2012

Wednesday, Nov. 7 • 6 p.m., Bonnie’s Day, Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.   Friday, Nov. 9 • 8:30 a.m., The Islander Veterans Day Salute outdoors at Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Coffee, breakfast rolls, American Legion Kirby Stewart Post 24 presentation of colors, speeches, rifle […]

Sports – 11-07-2012

Islander ironman fourth in world championship   Holmes Beach resident, Sandy Menely placed fourth in the world in the 65-69 age group Oct. 19 at the Ironman Championship in Kona, Hawaii. Menely was happy with her finish, especially competing in conditions that can’t be replicated in her event training on Anna Maria Island. The first […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 07, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE APPROXIMATELY 28 TREES and plants for sale. Three 25-gallon containers, $395 for all. Chris, 941-704-2714. FILE CABINETS: FOUR-drawer, HON, tan, hanging files included, $20/each. 941-778-4793. COMPACT GAS GRILL, $65, perfect for small spaces. Tan-colored large, leather jacket, $65. 941-778-3228. COMPUTER DELL, Dual 1.5 GHz, XP-PRO, $100. 941-756-6728. CLOCK: GE TELECHRON, #7HA141, $35, Vivitar […]