Tag Archives: 06-06-2012

Roadwatch, June 6-13

Workers from Woodruff & Sons continue drainage installation and improvements near 60th and 62nd streets on Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Installation of new sewer lines on North Shore Drive in Anna Maria by the Manatee County Utilities Department is continuing. …

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Sports – 06-06-2012

Adult soccer playoffs under way   The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s adult coed soccer playoffs got started May 31 with four opening-round games. Second-round action will take place June 7 with the Island Cup champion to be crowned June …

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Dog run improvements continue

Volunteer Chris Arnold works May 31 on a shelter for folks who visit Birdie Tebbetts Field in Holmes Beach to exercise their pets. City workers and citizens continued to work together last week on improvements in the dog run. Islander …

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Island police blotter – 06-06-2012

Anna Maria         • No new reports. Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO. Bradenton Beach • No new reports.         Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD. Cortez • No new reports.         Cortez is policed by the MCSO …

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Fishing – 06-06-2012

Over the Memorial Day weekend, Manny Fernandez fished the beach at the three piers in Bradenton Beach with lots of success. Fernandez reports trout, snook, ladyfish, flounder, jacks and sheepshead as well as giant greenbacks were everywhere. Fernandez used a DOA shrimp to catch all the species — a hookup on every cast in the early mornings and late afternoons.

Right rod, reel, hook, line — essential to tarpon fishing   Due to strong west winds caused by Tropical Storm Beryl, access to the tarpon bite was limited last week. But, don’t be discouraged, the tarpon are still here, and …

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Island real estate transactions – 06-06-2012

On Vacation

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Islander Calendar – 06-06-2012

Thursday, June 7         • 6-7:30 p.m. — Mote Marine Laboratory Science Cafe, dolphin and human nutrition seminar, Half Shell Oyster House, 1991 Main St., Sarasota. Information: 941-388-4441, ext. 172.   Friday, June 8         • 8 a.m.-4 p.m. — …

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Obituaries – 06-06-2012

Clara Franks Clara Franks, 92, of Bradenton, died June 2. She was born in Bethlehem, Pa., and raised in Elizabeth, N.J. She moved to Longboat Key in 1952. She and husband Walter Franks built their first home and started a …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

ITEMS FOR SALE MOTION SENSOR SECURITY lights. Battery powered. No wiring. Bright LEDs. $12-$50. Power failure three-unit kit, $75. New, weatherproof. Call for demo. Jeff’s Security Lights, 941-794-1469. EUREKA VICTORY VACUUM cleaner: 12-amp power, $20. Two antique metal floor lamps, …

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