Tag Archives: 08-31-2011

Parasailer drowned

Stephanie and David Sieradzki. David Sieradzki, 31, died June 27. He was parasailing about 1.5 miles off the coast of Longboat Key when the boat’s motor malfunctioned and he made an emergency landing in the Gulf of Mexico. Islander Photo: Courtesy

The medical examiner determined last week that the death of a South Carolina parasailer June 27 was accidental, caused by drowning. District 12 Medical Examiner Dr. Russell Vega released Aug. 26 his findings in the investigation into the death of …

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Juveniles burglarize home for beer

A group of juveniles entered an Anna Maria home Aug. 21 to raid the refrigerator of beer, according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report. The incident occurred in the 200 block of Fir Avenue. A resident said she arrived …

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Man confesses to car burglaries

A 42-year-old man being held in the Sarasota County jail is a suspect in a series of car burglaries, including several in Holmes Beach and on Longboat Key. Richard Iannuzzi was taken into custody by St. Lucie County Sheriff’s deputies …

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Islander Calendar – 08-31-2011

Saturday, Sept. 3         8 a.m. — Kiwanis Club at Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: xxxxxxxxxx.   Wednesday, Sept. 7         11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business …

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Fishing – 08-31-2011

Casey Nulter and Caleb Helmer with a 21-pound black fin tuna caught in 160 feet of water offshore of Anna Maria Island.

The right stuff: rig up right, get the bite   Inshore fishers willing to get out before the sun rises are being rewarded with good top-water action on spotted sea trout and redfish. Experienced fishers know the shallower grass flats …

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Obituaries – 08-31-2011

Bella Duran Bella Duran, 92, died Aug. 21 in Jacksonville. She was a native to the Tampa area, most recently residing in Holmes Beach. Mrs. Duran enjoyed traveling and exploring the world to discover new places. A memorial service was …

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Island police blotter – 08-31-2011

Anna Maria
 • Aug. 19, 600 block of Gladiolus Street, burglary. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office filed a report that someone forcibly entered a home and took items valued at a total of $2,500. • Aug. 20, 400 block of …

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Fall soccer starts up with learning camp

Luke Bowes dribbles the ball upfield as brother Mike Bowes challenges and Preston Petrill and Cassie Calvert give chase during pre-season soccer camp at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy. Click here for more Sports.

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Sports – 08-31-2011

Luke Bowes dribbles the ball upfield as brother Mike Bowes challenges and Preston Petrill and Cassie Calvert give chase during pre-season soccer camp at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Camp signals start of fall youth soccer season   Anna Maria Island Community Center provided an opportunity for players ages 4-11 in its fall recreational soccer league to brush up on their skills with a pre-season camp Aug. 24-26. Players …

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Island real estate transactions – 08-31-2011

748 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria, a 50×107 lot was sold 08/11/11, Oceanside Oasis LLC to Saunders for $365,000. 6602 Holmes Blvd., Unit 2, Blue Lagoon, Holmes Beach, a 1,148 sfla 2bed/2bath condo with shared pool built in 1971 was …

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