Tag Archives: 05-01-2013

Island real estate transactions – 05-01-2013

793 North Shore Dr., Anna Maria, 3,102 sfla / 6,900 sfur 5bed/3bath/1car Gulfront home built in 1981 on a 50×457 lot was sold 04/08/13, Radtke to J Telander Holdings Ab for $2,200,000; list $2,459,000. 306 Gulf Dr. S., Bradenton Beach, …

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Preparing for Cinco de Mayo

Chef Craig Chaskey provides seniors a tasty cooking lesson and lunch April 27 at the Annie Silver Community Center in Bradenton Beach. The menu featured guacamole, tacos and cinnamon flauta. Islander Photo: Edna Tiemann

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Calendar – 05-01-2013

Wednesday, May 1 Today nesting season for sea turtles officially begins. Lights out on the beaches. 1:15 p.m. — Gulf Coast Writers meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209. 6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens Book Club, open to …

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Sports – 05-01-2013

Islanders Mary Ellen Stahr, Christine T. van Zandt, John van Zandt, Debi Wohlers and Lori Waggoner gather April 14 after finishing the One Breath At A Time 5K Run/Walk in Tampa. OBAAT supports the Hummingbird House, where families of lung transplant patients can stay while their loved ones recuperate at Tampa General. Christine is nearing the second-year anniversary — May 21, 2010 — of her double lung transplant.

Youth basketball, baseball seasons take off at AMICC   The Anna Maria Island Community Center youth basketball season got underway last week in the gym. Most games are being played weeknights with some games also being played on Saturdays. Beach …

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Island police blotter – 05-01-2013

Anna Maria         • April 19, 200 block of Magnolia Avenue, possession of marijuana. While on patrol, a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy observed two juveniles riding their bikes at 2:30 a.m. The deputy was suspicious due to the time and …

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Obituaries – 05-01-2013

Dr. John H. Deam Dr. John H. Deam, 87, of Bradenton and formerly of Anna Maria Island, died April 21. He was born Oct. 4, 1925, in Reading, Pa. He attended Birdsboro High School, Albright College and Thomas Jefferson University-Jefferson …

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Fishing – 05-01-2013

Bruce Earle says he landed this 29-inch Jack “somewhere” on an Anna Maria Island beach. Earle fought the jack for 73 minutes, from hookup to beach. Islander Photo: Ted Earle

Springtime fishing resulting in great catches   Fishing around Anna Maria Island is getting better and better as we settle into a springtime pattern. With warm, calm days, accessibility to just about every type of fishing is attainable. Whether you’re …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, May. 1, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE WINDOWS: ALUMINUM SASH, nearly new. Four 37 x 36 inch, seven 49.5 x 36 inches, $100, wood coffee table, $90. 941-778-3920. GENERATORS: TROYBILT AND Coleman 5,000 watts, $299 each or $500 both, 941-778-7264. WROUGHT IRON ICE cream …

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