Tag Archives: 04-16-2014

Road work coming to SR 64

A flashing sign on the south side of State Road 64/Manatee Avenue West by the Neal Preserve advises motorists that a road maintenance project covering 1.6 miles begins April 21. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin

Just one day after Easter on April 21, the Florida Department of Transportation plans to begin a three-month long road repair project on State Road 64/Manatee Avenue West that will extend from the Perico Bay Club entrance to Palma Sola …

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the amazing wallendas awesome cityfest!

Rick Wallenda rides the high-wire bicycle, Hailey Warren, 10, is on his shoulders. Also performing up top, Blake Wallenda. Hailey performed gracefully on the rope, as did the elegant Nicolette Fornasari. On the ground in the “bull fight,” were Hailey’s …

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Real Estate – 04-16-2014

604 Jacaranda Road, Anna Maria, a 2,122 sfla / 2,362 sfur 4bed/2bath canalfront home built in 1973 on a 85×100 lot was sold 03/26/14, Paradise Cove Rental LLC to Twait for $800,000; list $888,500.         206 67th St., Holmes Beach, …

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Fishing – 04-16-2014

Roger Danziger of Holmes Beach shows off the 22-pound red grouper hooked 40 miles offshore of Holmes Beach in the Gulf of Mexico about three weeks ago by wife Debbie Yaskin. Danziger said he helped Yaskin by reeling it in.

Full moon kicks off best-ever action on backwater trio   Knowing April 15 was the full moon, maybe you’ve looked at your tide chart and you too are excited to see what’s in store this week. The afternoon outgoing tides …

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Calendar – 04-16-2014

Wednesday, April 16 7:56 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Thursday, April 17 7:57 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Friday, April 18 Today is Good Friday. 7:58 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Saturday, April 19 9 a.m. — …

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Sports – 04-16-2014

Robert Hoffman, Joan Graham, Cheryl Schlehuber and Al Pollock are winners of the April 3 Westbay Point and Moorings-Shell Point condos nine-hole golf scramble at the Key Royale Club. Islander Photos: Courtesy Elizabeth Lindeman

Key Royale hosts golf action for condo players, members   Forty friends and golfers from Westbay Point and Moorings and Shell Point condominiums on Flotilla Drive in Holmes Beach got together for their annual nine-hole scramble April 3 at the …

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Island police blotter – 04-16-2014

Anna Maria
 • No new reports.     Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO. Bradenton Beach • April 5, 500 block of Gulf Drive North, disorderly intoxication. A Bradenton man was arrested around 10:45 a.m. He was yelling obscenities and confrontational. …

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Obituaries – 04-16-2014

Else Sotire Young Else Sotire Young, 93, of Holmes Beach, died March 20. She was born and educated in Denmark. She studied book research, which included the buying, selling, evaluation and care of books. She pursued this passion all her …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

ITEMS FOR SALE COMPUTER: DELL VISTA dual core, refurbished, $100. 941-756-6728. OAK DINING ROOM table, six chairs with upholstered seats. Good condition, $200. 941-254-4238. WEEDEATER, GAS, $25, pole saw, electric, $25, two new floodlights, $50. Call 941-792-0008, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. TWO …

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