Tag Archives: 04-20-2011

County, city resolve Kingfish lighting issues

Holmes Beach Mayor Rich Bohnenberger recently met with Manatee County administrator Ed Hunzeker to iron out a dispute over the county’s plan to install 11 40-foot light poles at Kingfish Boat Ramp. On March 9, at the city commission’s direction, …

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BBPD arrests 2 in vehicle burglaries

The Bradenton Beach Police Department arrested two people in connection with a series of break-ins to vehicles. BBPD arrested Kyle Dale of Bradenton Beach and Alyssa Trichter of Bradenton following reports of burglaries to vehicles April 12-14 on Gulf Drive …

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Police break up beach, street parties

Police late April 9 broke up a large party involving an estimated 200 young people gathered around the 65th Street beach access and in nearby streets. When officers with the Holmes Beach Police Department arrived, the revelers fled, according to …

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Island police blotter – 04-20-2011

Anna Maria • April 7, 700 block of North Shore Drive, complaint. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a woman’s complaint that a fisher in the Gulf of Mexico behind her property was trespassing and violating an alleged law …

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Sports – 04-20-2011

Merritt Fineout, John Estoc, Saul Ladd and Dieter Buckhardt combined to shoot a plus-five in Key Royale Club men’s golf action April 11. Islander Photo: Courtesy Ed Havlik

Mini ‘Masters’ held at Fish Hole The Fish Hole 18-hole adventure golf course on Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach hosted its first “Master’s” mini-golf tournament April 10. Eighteen participants gave it their best in the 36-hole competition for the prized …

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Island real estate transactions – 04-20-2011

5311 Sunrise Lane, Holmes Beach, a 3,400 sfla / 5,337 sfur 4bed/4½bath/4car bayfront pool home built in 2010 on a 70×242 lot was sold 03/21/11, By the Shore Investments to AMI Beach Inn LLC for $1,700,000; list $1,899,000. 6804 Marina …

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Obituaries – 04-20-2011

Joseph O. Elizarde Joseph O. Elizarde, 85, of Anna Maria, died March 14. He attended Jefferson High School in Tampa and then served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946 in the European theater. He was a firefighter in …

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Fishing – 04-20-2011

Eathan Way shows off a nice kingfish he caught using a sardine in about 50 feet of water offshore of Anna Maria Island. Way’s party also caught more kings, grouper and snapper on charter with Capt. Larry McGuire of Show Me The Fish Charters. McGuire is operating out of a new birth at the Bradenton Beach Marina.

Hail to the king — kingfish that is No, I’m not talking Elvis. I’m talking about the king mackerel or kingfish. Kingfish have moved into local waters around Anna Maria Island, ravaging bait schools and entertaining fishers with drag-screaming action. …

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Islander Calendar – 04-20-2011

Wednesday, April 20 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — The Moral Instinct lecture by Alan Grindal at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296. Thursday, April 21 6 to 8 p.m. — Dining for …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, April. 20, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE COCKATIEL BIRD CAGE: Like new with floor stand, $35. 941-356-1456. MATTRESS: LATEX SPRING air. New, $1,500. $100 or best offer. 941-778-3920. FOR SALE: FUTON $50, white drop-leaf table, $25, nine-drawer white dresser, $20. 810-955-2287. COMPUTER HP Pavilion …

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