Tag Archives: 06-13-2012

Island cities, Sandpiper mum on 27th Street lawsuit

The border dispute between Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach over 27th Street has almost nobody talking, but nonetheless, it’s become an all-Island affair. Holmes Beach filed suit against its neighbor May 24, asking the 12th Judicial Circuit Court to void …

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Holmes Beach man arrested for burglary

Erik Hall

A 24-year-old Holmes Beach man faces a felony burglary charge after attempting to steal “a bunch of game tokens” from a vehicle, according to a probable cause affidavit filed by the Holmes Beach Police Department. Erik Hall, 510 67th St., …

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Roadwatch, June 13-20

The east and west-bound lanes of the Cortez Bridge — State Road 684/Cortez Road — will be intermittently closed 9 p.m.-5 a.m. Wednesday, June 13-14, while the Florida Department of Transportation conducts routine bridge maintenance, a DOT press release said. …

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Explosion, fire rock neighborhood

A boat explosion followed by a fire in the boathouse & a plume of black smoke June 11 behind the home of Liz & Bob Lang, 5601 Flotilla Dr, Holmes Beach, destroyed the boat, boathouse & Liz Lang’s art studio. …

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Fishing – 06-13-2012

Bill Starrett of Anna Maria, George Kyd, of AMI and St. Louis, and Tom and son Brian Kyd of San Diego show their wade fishing results — keeper reds. They fished Sarasota Bay with Capt Gary Huffman.

Full moon enhances fishing opportunities   Settling into their summertime patterns, Anna Maria fishers have a variety of species to target with success. Whether offshore, nearshore or inshore, last week’s full moon tides proved prosperous in all venues. With the …

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Island police blotter – 06-13-2012

Anna Maria     • June 6, Manatee Avenue/Village Green Parkway, DUI. A 36-year-old Anna Maria man was arrested for driving while intoxicated. According to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report, a deputy stopped David Williams, 306A N. Shore Drive, at …

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Sports – 06-13-2012

Anna Maria Oyster Bar guard Neahmiah Goode defends against Dips Ice Cream point guard Tegan Purtil during the June 9 Anna Maria Island Community Center Basketball League Premier Division championship game. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Undefeated, Dips also claims ‘double triple’ play   The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s youth basketball league came to a close June 9 with “championship Saturday” and three teams were crowned champions. Dips Ice Cream completed an undefeated season in …

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Islander Calendar – 06-13-2012

Saturday, June 16 • 5-9 p.m. — Bridge Street Night Market, Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. Information: 215-906-0668.   Off Island Sunday, June 17         • 1:40 p.m. — To Inform Families First, Tampa Bay Rays Father’s Day game fundraiser, 401 …

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Obituaries – 06-13-2012

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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Island real estate transactions – 06-13-2012

505 68th St., Holmes Beach, a 3,600 sfla / 4,114 sfur 4bed/4½bath/1car canalfront pool home built in 2011 on a 80×101 lot was sold 05/11/12, Warren to Snow for $1,149,000; list $1,149,000. 217 64th St., Unit B, Casa Del Mare, …

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