Category Archives: 12-22-2010

Island police blotter – 12-22-2010

Anna Maria • Dec. 14, 100 block of Pine Avenue, found property. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report from a retired U.S. Navy officer who found an unexploded marine locator — a flare — on the beach that MCSO suspects was used for Coast Guard training. The item was picked up. Bradenton […]

Sports – 12-22-2010

The Fish Hole makes strides Magic League The U10 Fish Hole Magic League boy’s soccer team coached by this writer and boasting members from sons of several former Island Football Club players has come to the halfway point of its season. The team, which is sponsored by The Fish Hole adventure golf course in Bradenton […]

Island real estate transactions – 12-22-2010

528 74th St., Holmes Beach, a 3,636 sfla / 5,478 sfur 4bed/3bath/2car canalfront pool home built in 2006 on a 103×120 lot was sold 12/01/10, Gravley to Duncan for $1,800,000. 623 Emerald Lane, Holmes Beach, a 1,791 sfla / 2,928 sfur 2bed/2bath/2car canalfront pool home built in 1969 on a 100×115 lot was sold 11/29/10, […]

Obituaries – 12-22-2010

Patricia R. Cook Patricia R. Cook, 76, Holmes Beach, died Dec. 19. She was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, and moved to Holmes Beach in 1998 from Fenton, Mich. Mrs. Cook was a member of Crosspointe Fellowship, the Elkettes of BPOE 1511 and the Women’s Organization at Crosspointe Fellowship. Visitation will be held from 1 […]

Fishing – 12-22-2010

Dock fishing prospers in cold weather With temperatures dropping into the low 40s, fishers last week were migrating into the local canals, creeks and rivers in search of a bite. Most inshore species, in search of warmer water, migrate to these areas. Not only do these areas provide a warmer environment, they also provide a […]

Islander Calendar – 12-22-2010

Friday, Dec. 24 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. — Christmas Eve candlelight worship at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1813. 10:30 to 11 p.m. — Singing of the carols followed by mass at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 5:30 and 9 p.m. — Christmas […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010

ITEMS FOR SALE COMPUTER: 2.4 GHz with newly loaded Windows XP-PRO, $100. 941-756-6728. GE WASHER AND dryer: Almost new, $270. Call 941-567-5005. FOR SALE: BRAND new in box Leapfrog Disney Zippity. $50. Please call 617-733-6528. SILVER PLATE CHARGERS: ‘Will make your holiday table special!’ 36 of them, buy some or all. $3 each. Call 941-761-1928. […]