Tag Archives: 08-14-2013

Real Estate – 08-14-2013


804 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria, 5,462 sfla / 7,645 sfur 7bed/4bath/2car home built in 1994 on a 100×100 lot was sold 07/19/13, Kaleta to Rosenblit for $1,410,000; list $1,595,000.

110 10th St. S., Bradenton Beach, 2,037 sfla / 2,491 sfur 6bed/4bath bayfront duplex with two additional cottages built in 1948 on a 100×100 lot was sold 07/15/13, Dean to Varner for $850,000; list $990,000.

516 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, 1,401 sfla / 1,942 sfur 3bed/2bath pool home built in 1990 on a 51×145 lot was sold 07/25/13, Sandpiper Inn LLC to Mergerian for $725,000.

752 Jacaranda Road, Anna Maria, 1,300 sfla 3bed/3bath pool home built in 1968 on a 50×105 lot was sold 07/24/13, 3610 Gulf of Mexico LLC to Wieler for $650,000; list $699,999.

523 South Drive, Anna Maria, 1,736 sfla / 2,861 sfur 3bed/2bath canalfront home built in 1976 on a 60×110 lot was sold 07/19/13, Trivento I LLC to Stepping Out Properties LLC for $580,000; list $624,900.

305 Crescent Drive, Anna Maria, 1,640 sfla / 1,688 sfur 3bed/2bath home built in 1979 on a 72×110 lot was sold 07/26/13, Pandolph to Bristow for $500,000; list $539,500.

208 Archer Way, Anna Maria, 1,885 sfla / 2,429 sfur 2bed/2bath/2car home built in 1957 on a 80×125 lot was sold 07/23/13, Tooker to Page for $480,000; list $499,900.

201 30th St., Holmes Beach, 1,500 sfla / 1,839 sfur 3bed/2bath home built in 1990 on a 50×100 lot was sold 07/22/13, Doran to Appleby for $385,000; list $418,000.

601 Gulf Drive N., Unit 102, Gulf Watch, Bradenton Beach, 1,282 sfla / 1,380 sfur 2bed/2bath condo with shared pool built in 1986 was sold 07/24/13, Wilson to Whyte for $335,000.

5400 Gulf Drive, Unit 27, 5400 Gulf Drive Condominium, Holmes Beach, 968 sfla / 996 sfur 2bed/1½ bath condo with shared pool built in 1964 was sold 07/23/13, Deaton to Farry for $255,500; list $269,000.

432 62nd St., Holmes Beach, 1,080 sfla / 1,452 sfur 2bed/2bath half duplex built in 1972 on a 35×93 lot was sold 07/22/13, Dunkle to Blohm for $245,000.

212 82nd St., Holmes Beach, 2,536 sfla / 2,680 sfur 2bed/2bath home built in 1969 on a 90×90 lot was sold 07/24/13, Miller to AMI Breeze LLC for $225,000.

Jesse Brisson, broker/associate at Gulf-Bay Realty of Anna Maria, can be reached at 941-778-7244.

Island police blotter – 08-14-2013

Anna Maria

• July 29, 700 block of Jacaranda Road, burglary. An unknown suspect entered a construction site, cut the latches off and entered storage trailers. According to the report, the suspect made off with tools valued at $4,165.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

• Aug. 4, 2500 block of Gulf Drive, DUI. A 21-year-old Riverview woman was arrested for driving under the influence. According to the report, EMS responded to a call about a woman passed out behind the wheel of her vehicle. A Bradenton Beach police officer responded and detected an odor of alcohol, at which time a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to conduct a field sobriety test. According to the report, Jessica Frazier failed the FST and was taken into custody.

• Aug. 3, 2400 block of Gulf Drive, resisting arrest. Police made contact with a man on the street holding a cup of beer. The officer ordered the man to pour out the beer, but he continued drinking and was placed under arrest. While at the police station, the man slipped out of his handcuffs and tried to remove the restraining shackles. He was ordered to sit down several times. After refusing each command, he was pepper-sprayed, secured and transported to the Manatee County jail.

• Aug. 2, 2300 block of Gulf Drive North, grand theft. A complainant reported two iPods valued at $450 were stolen.

• Aug. 7, 2300 block of Gulf Drive North, criminal mischief. A complainant reported she heard a noise that sounded like a small thud in the middle of the night. When she awoke, she discovered one of her windows looked as if it had been shot out. Police found a BB inside the residence.

• Aug. 7, 2400 block of Gulf Drive North, property damage. A man called police to report he was following a vehicle and said someone discharged something that broke the window of another vehicle. An MCSO deputy stopped the suspects in the 6600 block of Cortez Road West. The men denied any wrongdoing and a search of their vehicle found nothing suspicious. Nothing was found at the site of the incident where the window was broken.

• Aug. 6, 611 Gulf Drive N., Imperial House, theft. A complainant reported the theft of a bike valued at $100.

• Aug. 6, 1800 block of Gulf Drive North, Runaway Bay, vehicle burglary. A complainant called police on behalf of a friend who had visited her. The victim reported her wallet had been stolen during her visit.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.


• No new reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO

Holmes Beach

• July 26, 248 S. Harbor Drive, St. Bernard Catholic Church, criminal mischief. A church representative contacted police regarding vandalism to two signs that stated “Private Property, Not A Thru Way.” Someone wrote in black permanent marker, “What would Jesus do?” Damage to the signs was estimated at $150.

• July 26, 3100 block of Avenue E, domestic. Police responded to a verbal argument between a boyfriend and girlfriend. According to the woman, the couple argued over her losing his credit card. There was no physical contact and the man agreed to leave for the night.

• July 25, 400 block of Clark Drive, trespass. A woman awoke to find a man entering her residence. She screamed and woke her roommate. The man apologized and began to leave. The women said they were calling the police and the man waited outside for them to arrive. He said he was meeting a friend next door and mistakenly entered the wrong unit. The man’s story was confirmed, but the complainant wanted to press charges.

• Aug. 3, 3700 block of Gulf Drive, battery. A 19-year-old Lakeland woman was arrested for misdemeanor battery after attacking a man. The responding officer witnessed the woman striking the man on the head, at which time he attempted to restrain her. She was taken into custody.

• July 13, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, DUI. A 53-year-old Anna Maria woman was arrested for driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a Breathalyzer test. Laura Gee was stopped for running a red light, at which time a Holmes Beach police officer detected an odor of alcohol. She initially agreed to a field sobriety test, but asked to get her shoes from the trunk. When she opened the trunk, the officer observed an open bottle of gin. She was arrested and taken to the county jail, where she refused to submit to a Breathalyzer.

• July 13, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, criminal mischief. A beachgoer reported to police a large dent in her driver’s side door that she discovered when she returned to her car in the parking lot. Damages were estimated at $500.

• July 17, 500 block of 67th Street, burglary. A man reported someone entered his boat and stole 45 gallons of fuel valued at $180. Police observed muddy footprints at the point of entry and were able to secure fingerprints.

• July 20, 5300 block of Marina Drive, information. A complainant reported his bicycle was stolen and that he chased the suspect, who dropped the bike. According to the report, the suspect ran back to where he stole the complainant’s bike and grabbed another one. He rode to a nearby store, where police waited for him to exit and he was detained for questioning. The complainant then declined to press charges and the suspect was released.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach police departments and Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Sports – 08-07-2013

Vacation ending brings playoffs to indoor soccer league


The summer indoor soccer league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, is in the books and playoffs begin the week before school begins again in the 8-10 division at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, when third-seed Air & Energy takes on second-seed Beach Bistro.

The winner of that match will take on top-seed LPAC for the division championship at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16

In the 11-13 division, fourth-seed Bark & Co. Realty takes on top-seed Eat Here at 7 p.m. while second-seed LPAC takes on third-seed Island Dental Spa at 8 p.m. The winners then meet to decide the champions of the division at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16

There were a few great games played in the 11-13 division last week, starting Aug. 5 when Eat Here edged Island Dental 6-4 behind three goals each from Javier Salgado and Robbie Fellowes. Luke Marvin, Luke Greaves, Dylan Joseph and Brooke Capparelli scored for Island Dental Spa in the loss.

The second game was a nail-biter as LPAC slipped past Bark & Co. 1-0 behind a goal from Gavin Walker and some strong play from younger brother Preston Walker.

The action Aug. 7 was exciting as well, with LPAC handing Eat Here its first loss on the season. LPAC won 6-4 behind four goals from Ryan Fellowes and single goals from Nate Bettger and Taylor Pierce. Carter Reemelin and Robbie Fellowes scored two goals each to lead Eat Here in the loss.

Island Dental slid past Bark in the second game of the evening behind three goals from Ryan Joseph and a goal each from Luke Greaves and Brooke Capparelli. James Whyte had two goals, while brother Stephen Whyte added one goal for Bark in the loss.

Only one game was played in the 8-10 division last week. LPAC defeated Beach Bistro 6-3 on Aug. 7. Ryan Joseph led the way with four goals, while David Daigle and Joshy Calhoun each added one goal in the victory.

Seeds set for flag football playoffs

The regular season of the center’s NFL Flag Football League has ended and now players turn their attention to the playoffs. It’s win or go home, which will surely ratchet up the intensity.

Discount Signs & Wraps Seahawks earned the top seed with a 6-1-1 record. They were closely followed in the standings by 6-2 Slim’s Place Broncos and Agnelli Pool & Spa Giants, which finished at 5-2-1. Sato Real Estate Browns grabbed fourth seed with a 4-3 record followed by the 3-5 Waterfront Restaurant Raiders. The Feast Falcons and Beach to Bay Construction Dolphins both finished 2-5, while Jessie’s Island Store Jaguars finished 2-6 to earn the eighth seed.

The action gets started at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, when fifth-seed Waterfront Restaurant Raiders take on fourth-seed Sato Real Estate Browns, No. 8-seed Jessie’s Jaguars takes on top-seed Discount Signs & Wraps in the second game, followed by seventh-seed Beach to Bay Construction Dolphins taking on second-seed Slim’s Place Broncos.

First-round playoff action culminates with sixth-seeded The Feast Falcons taking on No. 3 seed Agnelli Pool & Spa Giants.

The playoffs continue Aug. 15 with semifinal games being played and a hope to make it to the center’s Super Bowl, which will be played at the center at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22


Key Royale golf news

Despite the recent heat wave known as summer on Anna Maria Island, it was another fairly busy week of golf at Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach.

The women played a best-ball scramble match Aug. 6. The team of Mary Selby, Joyce Lathrop, SueAnne Schmitzerle and Liz Lang combined on a gross score of 37 to edge the second-place team of Joyce Brown, Kris Landkammer, Christina Mason and Terry Westby by one stroke.

The men played a nine-hole team scramble Aug. 8. The team of Tom Nelson, Mike Pritchard, Jim Kirk and Art McMillan combined on a 6-under-par 26 to earn clubhouse bragging rights for the day.

The members got together Aug. 9 for a nine-hole, best-two-balls-of-foursome match, which saw the team of Terry Westby, Chris Collins, Christina Mason and Earl Huntzinger combined on a 7-under-par 57 to grab first place.


Beach Bums, IRE make moves in volleyball

Beach Bums swept past Bowes Imaging Center 25-18 and 25-22 Aug. 6 to break a tie for first place in the adult coed volleyball league at the center gym.

The victory improves Beach Bums to 5-1, while Bowes Imaging Center fell to 4-2 on the season.

Island Real Estate won its second match in a row, defeating Southern Greens 25-23, 25-17 with Meagn Ray coming through on clutch serves on both game and match point.

The final match of the evening saw Southern Greens improve to 3-3 after a come-from-behind victory over Salon Salon 16-25, 25-22, 25-18.

There are two weeks left in the season before playoffs start Aug. 27.


Sign ups underway for fall sports

Registration for adult and youth sports are underway at the center. The center is offering soccer, basketball and dodgeball leagues for adult players, while younger players can take part in outdoor soccer.

To register or to get more information, contact Troy Shonk at 941-778-1908 or email troy@myamicc.com

AMICC Indoor Soccer playoff schedule

8-10 Division

Aug. 14   7 p.m.      Air & Energy vs. Beach Bistro

Aug. 16   6 p.m.      TBD vs. LPAC


11-13 Division

Aug. 14   7 p.m.      Bark & Company vs. Eat Here

Aug. 14   8 p.m.      LPAC vs. Island Dental

Aug. 16   7 p.m.      Championship Game


AMICC Adult Flag Football schedule

Aug. 14   6 p.m.      Agnelli Pool vs. Jessie’s

Aug. 14   7 p.m.      Waterfront vs. Slim’s Place

Aug. 14   8 p.m.      Beach to Bay vs. Discount Signs

Aug. 14   9 p.m.      Sato Real Estate vs. The Feast

Aug. 15   6 p.m.      Sato Real Estate vs. Slim’s Place

Aug. 15   7 p.m.      TBD vs. TBD

Aug. 15   8 p.m.      TBD vs. TBD

Aug. 22   7 p.m.      Pro Bowl TBA

Aug. 22   8 p.m.      Super Bowl TBD


AMICC Adult Softball schedule

Aug. 16   6:30 p.m. Tyler’s Ice Cream vs. Island Gourmet

Obituaries – 08-14-2013

Jack A. Bishop Jr.

Jack A. Bishop Jr. of Bradenton died Aug. 1. He was born in California Jan. 18, 1929.

Mr. Bishop was a veteran of the Korean War. He graduated from college with a degree in mining and engineering. He worked for many years for Midland Glass Co. in Clifford, N.J., as an auditor for the engineering department. He retired to Barnega Light, N.J., and Anna Maria Island.

He volunteered for the Island Players of Anna Maria and at Freedom Village of Bradenton.

A family service is planned for a later date in South Amboy, N.J. Memorial donations may be made to Southeastern Guide Dogs, 4210 77th St. E., Palmetto FL 34221.

Mr. Bishop is survived by his son, Bruce; former wife Joan; and cousins Charlotte Horn, Joan Moore and Shirley Jonson, all of California.