Category Archives: 12-29-2010

Island police blotter – 12-29-2010

Anna Maria • No new reports. Bradenton Beach • No new reports. Holmes Beach • Dec. 17, 400 block of 28th Street. theft. Holmes Beach Police Department responded to the reported theft of an outside air-conditioner unit. Earlier in the month, an HBPD officer made note of a man driving a pickup truck with a […]

Sports – 12-29-2010

The women of the Key Royale Club played a nine-hole, individual-low-net golf game and a two-best-balls-of-foursome match Dec. 21. Helen Pollock captured Flight A with a 1-under-par 31, two shots ahead of second-place finisher Cindy Miller. Marcia Helgeson took third place with a 35. Sandy Dahl and Nancy King each carded 3-under-par 29s to tie […]

Island real estate transactions – 12-29-2010

209 Palm Ave., Anna Maria, a 960 sfla / 1,718 sfur 2bed/2bath home built in 1988 on a 52×110 lot was sold 12/06/10, Bowers to Pichette for $415,000; list $475,000. 6400 Flotilla Drive, Unit 42, Westbay Point & Moorings, Holmes Beach, a 1,114 sfla / 1,426 sfur 2bed/2bath condo with shared pool built in 1977 […]

Obituaries – 12-29-2010

Sarah ‘Sally’ Ethel (O’Brien) Kubik Sarah “Sally” Ethel (O’Brien) Kubik died Dec. 18. She was born Nov. 9, 1925. She moved to Bradenton in 1979 from the Cleveland area, where she was born. Mrs. Kubik was known for interior decorating and entertaining. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held in January 2011. […]

Fishing – 12-29-2010

Winter fishing thrives in area waters With the gag grouper bite in full swing island fishers hope for light winds and calm waters to improve their fishing days. We have until Dec. 31 to fish federal waters for gag grouper, so plan accordingly. Best baits this week seem to be a mix of frozen and […]

Islander Calendar – 12-29-2010

Wednesday, Dec. 29 5:30 p.m. — “Old Junk to New Treasures” craft program for teens at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. Friday, Dec. 31 9 p.m. — New Year’s Eve celebration and fireworks display (at midnight) at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Reservations: 941-799-2222. Fee […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010

ITEMS FOR SALE ELECTRIC SCOOTER: THREE-wheel, like new. Make it easy to travel the Island. $300 or best offer. 941-778-7999. DELL COMPUTER WITH newly loaded Windows XP, $100. 941-756-6728. MITSUBISHI TV, 36-inch, $50. TV stand, black 30x20x18 with storage, $25. 941-761-1135. OCCASIONAL TABLE, GLASS, bronze base, 28×25, $25. 941-761-1135. HIGH-TOP TABLE: 45-inch round, tile top, […]