Tag Archives: 07-17-2013

Paddling pup

John M. Lafferty of Holmes Beach wins this week’s Top Notch judging with an image of Aces diving for a football in an island pool. Lafferty wins an Islander “More Than a Mullet Wrapper” T-shirt and entry in the newspaper’s …

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Obituaries – 07-17-2013

Barry Gould Barry Gould, 61, of Holmes Beach, died July 12. He was born in in Limerick, Maine, the son of the late Roscoe and Doris Benson Gould. He was married Aug. 27, 1988, to Dantia. Mr. Gould was originally …

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Fishing – 07-17-2013

Carlos Abbello and his grandsons, all visiting Anna Maria Island from Texas, show off gag grouper and flounder caught while on a recent charter with Capt. Warren Girle.

A little floundering never hurt anyone   Flounder are the highlight catch this week, and rock piles or reefs you come across in the area are holding these tasty flat fish. Simply anchor up around the structure of your choice …

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Real Estate – 07-17-2013

107 Willow Ave., Anna Maria, a 2,880 sfla / 4,740 sfur 5bed/3bath/2car home built in 1971 on a 50×110 lot was sold 06/14/13, Gilbertson to Cotter for $780,000; list $825,000. 652 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach, a 3.050 sfla / …

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Long Bar developer caught in shark’s jaws in Cortez

Developer Carlos Beruff points to an area of submerged lands on the plans for his proposed Long Bar Pointe project on Sarasota Bay at the July 11 Cortez meeting called by a newly formed opposition group, Save our Bay. Islander …

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Island police blotter – 07-17-2013

Anna Maria         • July 4, 10002 Gulf Drive, Bortell’s Lounge, trespass warning. An unruly customer was refusing to pay his bill. As he was attempting to leave without paying, a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived and the man …

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Sports – 07-17-2013

Island Dental Spa's Brooke Capparelli looks for a teammate to pass to during July 10 action in the 11-13 division of the Anna Maria Island Community Centerindoor soccer league. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

AMICC’s kids kick off ‘cool’ indoor soccer season   The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s summer indoor soccer season kicked off July 10 with games played in the cool, air-conditioned gym in the youth divisions for ages 5-7, 8-10 and …

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Calendar – 07-17-2013

Wednesday, July 17 2 p.m. — “Cooking with Herbs” seminar with the Manatee County Extension Service, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. 6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens Culture Club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, July. 17, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE LARGE WIRE NEWSPAPER basket for a bicycle, $18. Call 813-503-9364. BOAT DECK CHAIRS: Three aluminum, excellent condition, $75 each, firm. 941-779-0204. WICKER FIVE-DRAWER chest with glass top, like new, $50, car-top carrier, $40. 941-730-0444. ANTIQUES, ART, and …

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