Tag Archives: 07-20-2011

Grenade found in sound

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office destroyed a live grenade found July 11 in about 4 feet of water off the bay shore in Anna Maria. The grenade still contained a pin, but was so corroded that it likely could not …

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Office chair donated, taken

Susan Thomas wants the woman she observed taking a leather office chair donated to her store Giving Back in Holmes Beach to feel bad about her deed and give it back. Thomas said she dropped by her store July 17 …

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Island real estate transactions – 07-20-2011

        634 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach, a 3,100 sfla / 4,000 sfur 4bed/4bath/2car canalfront pool home built in 2011 on a 95×116 lot was sold 06/30/11, Murphy Property Group LLC to Tucker for $1,100,000; list $1,125,000. 883 N. Shore …

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Second named storm in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Bret, the second named storm of the 2011, was swirling in the Atlantic July 18. The storm was off the Bahamas and forecast to steer away from the U.S. East Coast. A tropical storm warning was issued early …

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Sports – 07-20-2011

Cleveland Indians All-Star pitcher Chris Perez, wife Melanie and son Maxwell take in the sights and sounds during the Major League Baseball All-Star game’s red carpet ride through downtown Phoenix. Islander Photo: Courtesy Deb Bell

Former Islander named a MLB All-Star   Former Island resident Chris Perez recently represented his Cleveland Indians baseball team at the Major League baseball 2011 All-Star game in Phoenix July 4-6. Chris, whose dad Tim Perez lives in Holmes Beach, …

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Island police blotter – 07-20-2011

Anna Maria
 • July 9, Willow Avenue beach access, found property. The MCSO responded to a resident’s discovery of property in a woodsy area along the beach. The MCSO confirmed that the items belonged to missing Haley’s Motel co-owner Sabine …

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Obituaries – 07-20-2011

Aaron Alan Boyd Aaron Alan Boyd, 33, died July 8. He was born March 1, 1978. Mr. Boyd grew up on Anna Maria Island, attending Anna Maria Elementary, King Middle and Manatee High schools and Manatee Community College. While a …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, July. 20, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE MARY KAY COSMETICS: Full line at discounted prices. Jenifer, 941-224-1760, 941-739-0792. ANTIQUE COPPER POTS and bowls, collection $350. Burl-wood rocker, oak office chairs, collectibles.  View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. ORIGINAL, LOCAL ART for sale. View …

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Fishing – 07-20-2011

The Fiorucci family of Ohio reeled in this monster 35.3-pound blackfin tuna while fishing on the Double Trouble, with Captains Larry Bethke and Jim Schamber. They were fishing 32 miles offshore using live pinfish. Red Snapper, red grouper and amberjack were included in the day’s catch.

Inshore, offshore fishing results rise despite high temps   Inshore fishing around the grass flats and beaches of Anna Maria Island is still producing good numbers of spotted sea trout despite rising water temps. Early mornings and shallower water are …

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Islander Calendar – 07-20-2011

Wednesday, July 20         5:30 p.m. — “Your Dolphin Neighbors” teen presentation by Mote Marine Laboratory at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.   Thursday, July 21         10:15 a.m. — Friends of the Island …

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