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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Murder mystery begins, ends on AMI

The media at the scene where Sabine Musil-Buehler’s body was located awaits a statement from Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube. Islander Photo: Jack Elka

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Home delivery

Doug LeFevre’s new mobile home is lifted by a crane Oct. 5 from a flatbed truck to its platform at B21 Second St. in the Sandpiper Resort, Bradenton Beach. Oct. 5. LeFevre, president of Sandpiper’s homeowners association and, waited two …

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Water, water everywhere

Bottled water litters the roadside on Manatee Avenue near Gulf Drive in Holmes Beach at 6:10 p.m. Sept. 28 after falling from a Lowes’ semi-trailer truck. Anna Maria resident Rachel Kaplan, Holmes Beach resident Georgia Gordon and others help Holmes …

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Grand-re-opening on the Gulf

Administrator Ernie Casali stands Sept. 22 behind the new — nearly finished — bar at the iconic Anna Maria Island Moose Lodge No. 2188. Casali said it will be one of the largest bars in Manatee County. Casali is planning …

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Toad thief strikes terror in trailer park

Dennis Murphy and Toady the lawn toad are reunited at Sandpiper Resort, 2601 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve

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