Tag Archives: 04-30-2014

Obituaries – 04-30-2014

Frederick George Earl Frederick George Earl, 84, of Auburndale, died April 22. He was born Aug. 30, 1929, in Pontiac, Michigan, to Louise (Hehn) and William Herbert Earl. He had a 40-year career was with Knickerbocker Oldsmobile in Mt. Morris, …

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Island police blotter – 04-30-2014

Anna Maria
 • April 19, 100 S. Bay Blvd., City Pier, criminal mischief. An unknown person(s) broke the base of a table and burned a hole in a wooden plank on the pier. The damage was estimated at less than …

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Sports – 04-30-2014

Islander Ryan Leestma poses with his first-place award in the eighth annual Gator Half Triathlon April 13 at Lake Manatee State Park. Islander Courtesy Photo

Islander rides, runs, swims to win Gator Half Triathlon   Ryan Leestma of Bradenton Beach is a winner. He took first place in the eighth annual Gator Half Triathlon at Lake Manatee State Park in Bradenton April 13. Leestma completed …

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Fishing – 04-30-2014

Cal Broek of Michigan shows off a 40-inch snook he caught on a free-lined shiner while on a charter trip with Capt. Danny Stasny.

Snook make a comeback after 3-year closure   Snook season will come to an end May 1 and with it goes the prospects of a snook dinner — at least until September, when season reopens for this highly desired species. …

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Calendar – 04-30-2014

Save the date: On June 14, the 2014 Florida State League All Star Game will be played at McKechnie Field, 1611 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Islander File Photo   Wednesday, April 30 8:04 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Thursday, …

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Real Estate – 04-30-2014

230 Willow Ave., Anna Maria, a 3,237 sfla / 4,377 sfur 4bed/4bath/2car canalfront pool home built in 1960 on a 75×139 lot was sold 03/31/14, Van Epp to Sindall for $1,950,000; list $2,290,000. 211 Fir Ave., Anna Maria, a 2,767 …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

ITEMS FOR SALE DECK/PATIO FURNITURE: Glass-top table, four chairs with cushions. Steel construction, 2014 model, never used. 941-778-4060. ELEGANT BISTRO SET: Four honey-colored wood and rattan stools with glass tabletop. Table 36-inch high, 42-inch diameter. $400. 941-778-4593. COMPUTER: DELL VISTA …

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Key Royale drivers tee up protest: Beep

It seems there was one beep too many by motorists on Key Royale Drive. While there’s no dispute over a speeding problem on the access to the Holmes Beach golfing enclave, a seemingly harmless horn-honking protest in response to speed …

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Anna Maria man dies in boating mishap

Henry W. Hicks, 59, of Anna Maria and Tampa, apparently drowned April 27, in a boating accident near Egmont Key, 3 miles west of Anna Maria Island. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers are investigating the incident, which occurred …

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AMICC feels financial pinch

The Anna Maria Island Community Center board of directors came to face falling numbers. Executive director Dawn Stiles wasted no time at the board’s April 25 meeting getting to the center’s financial issue. “I’m concerned with cash flow and our …

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