Tag Archives: 07-16-2014

Real Estate – 07-16-2014

Real estate on vacation

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Sports – 07-16-2014

Island Dental Spa player Ben Bugless shields the ball from Southern Greens player James Richards during July 11 indoor soccer action on the pitch at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Islander to be inducted into college sports hall of fame   Longtime Islander Ken Bowers will soon be in good company at his alma mater in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Bowers has been named to join 56 other former athletes, …

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Obituaries – 07-16-2014

Mark Alonso takes part in an art sale at The Islander newspaper in 2008. He sold handmade birds and other sculptured objects.

Mark M. Alonso Mark M. Alonso, 87, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and formerly of Anna Maria, died July 12. He was born July 28, 1926, in Bilbao, Spain. Mr. Alonso was a furniture designer in New York City before moving …

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Island police blotter – 07-16-2014

Anna Maria • July 4, exposure. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 48-year-old homeless man for exposing himself to the public. The arrest took place near Bayfront Park.   Bradenton Beach • July 5, burglary. Police arrested a couple …

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Fishing – 07-16-2014

Steve Humphrey Jr. of Grapevine, Texas, shows off his all-time biggest snook — a 32-inch linesider he caught using a live shiner while on a recent charter with Capt. Danny Stasny.

Mangrove snapper and gag grouper cause reefer madness   Despite the frequent thunderstorms, fishing around Anna Maria Island is providing excitement for inshore and nearshore anglers. In between the weather, most fishers are venturing to the nearshore reefs in search …

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Calendar – 07-16-2014

Wednesday, July 16 6:42 a.m. — Official sunrise. 2 p.m. — Summer program for children, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. 6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens culture club program on Haiti, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

ITEMS FOR SALE CHINA CABINET: GLASS and bamboo, pretty, $100, bamboo chairs, four swivel counter/bar stools, all-new, $100. 941-795-0948. WICKER CHAIR, $25, antique mahogany bureau, $85, pine bench with storage, $75. 941-356-2659. COFFEE BREWSTATION: Hamilton Beach, 2-12 cup, like new, $20. …

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Top Notch: Week 3 winner

  Beach baby, Beach baby there on the sand John Cawthron of Winter Haven wins this week’s Top Notch judging with his photograph of adult black skimmers with a hatchling on the beach in Bradenton Beach. Cawthron wins an Islander …

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