Recovery on the beach

The scene where Sabine Musil-Buehler’s body was recovered in October, buried in the sand under a pavilion since Nov. 4, 2008, on the beach in Holmes Beach. The site is near the beach access that leads to the Gulf waters …

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‘Twas a Chistmas performance at AME

Second-grader Ava Harlan, center, sings in the Dec. 15 Anna Maria Elementary second-grade performance of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,” performed in the school auditorium. Islander Photos: Karen Riley-Love    

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HO! HO! HO!

Santa and his elves make an appearance on Marina Drive in Holmes Beach Dec. 12 as the annual Anna Maria Isalnd Privateers Christmas Parade makes its way from Bayfront Park in Anna Maria to Coquina Beach at the south end …

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Beach groins delayed, more funding approved

Beachgoers watch two cranes move concrete sections into place Nov. 18, as the center groin at Cortez Beach is rebuilt. The project completion has been delayed to March 2016. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve Click Here for more.

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Holiday Magic

Members of the Magic of Manatee women’s chorus sing “O Little Town of Bethlehem” to a crowd of onlookers before the Nov. 28 Christmas tree lighting at 107 Bridge St. on Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach. The Bridge Street Merchants …

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Volunteers, guests benefit from Roser Thanksgiving offering

The Rev. Bob O’Keef offers a prayer at the 2014 Thanksgiving dinner. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy  Click here for more

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Veterans celebrated in Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach City Commissioner Pat Morton shares his experiences Nov. 11 during The Islander Veterans Day Salute at Holmes Beach City Hall. Morton served the U.S. Air Force in Vietnam, arriving in the country at the start of the Tet …

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Shearon aces mayor’s race

Former Mayor Bill Shearon faces a phalanx of cameras and reporters Nov. 4 after cutting cards to win the deadlocked Bradenton Beach mayoral race. Islander Photo: Ed Scott

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Bradenton Beach mayor wins with an ace

Bill Shearon prepares to cut the cards handed him by Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Mike Bennett. And he drew an ace of clubs to break the tie vote, take the Bradenton Beach mayor’s seat and finalize the city election. …

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Friends remember artist, environmentalist, entrepreneur

Sabine Musil-Buehler is featured with her parrot in a painting by local artist Barbara Hines. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell

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