Tag Archives: 01-26-2011

Obituaries – 01-26-2011

Richard H. Farrand Richard H. Farrand, 89, of Bradenton, died Jan. 17. He was born May 8, 1921, in Worcester, Mass. Mr. Farrand served with the U.S. Coast Guard as an electrician during World War II. He was a retired …

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Sports – 01-26-2011

Andrew Procter tries to cut back on Zach Fernandes during NFL Flag Football action last week at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Flag football going strong NFL Flag Football League is going strong at the Anna Maria Island Community Center with games being played most evenings and an occasional Saturday. The FFL 10-12 Division has Walter & Associates Steelers and the Holy …

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Island real estate transactions – 01-26-2011

508 59th St., Holmes Beach, a 2,226 sfla / 2,748 sfur 4bed/2bath/2car canalfront home built in 1980 on a 90×212 lot was sold 12/20/10, Simpson to Holiday for $490,000; list $540,000. 120 Park Ave., Anna Maria, a 1,282 sfla / …

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Fishing – 01-26-2011

Ken Coates, vacationing on Longboat Key from Ithica, N.Y. holds one of the nine red fish while fishing with Capt. Warren Girle. Most of the redfish were up to 27-inches. The fishers also caught trout up to 22 inches in north Sarasota Bay.

Last week for fishers to reel up grouper AMI recreational fishers, prepare for a last chance to catch grouper until April. Starting Feb 1, all grouper will be closed for recreational anglers for two months in state and federal waters. …

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Islander Calendar – 01-26-2011

Wednesday, Jan. 26 5 to 7 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business card exchange at Creative Native, 8208 Cortez Road W., Suite 1, Bradenton. Information: 941-778-1541. Fee applies. 7 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Historical Society meeting …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE DECORATIVE FLOOR VASE: Large, bottle shaped, 30-inches tall, 54-inches round. Clear green glass, $85. 941-779-0564. FISHING VEST: ORVIS grey, XL, new, $30. 941-779-0564. TRUNDLE BED: Whitewashed pine. Excellent condition. No mattresses. $75. 941-779 2307. COMPUTER 2.8 GHz …

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