Tag Archives: 10-13-2010

Haas-Martens’ connection to citizens runs deep

Sandy Haas-Martens, 63, has been a retired banker for 15 years. “But I’m too young to sit at home and watch soap operas and eat bonbons,” she said. And Haas-Martens is so connected to her community it only makes sense …

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Rigney wants to keep WMFR rolling

John Rigney says he’s certified in just about everything related to fire rescue, which is one of the reasons he said he should be elected to his fourth term at West Manatee Fire Rescue. Rigney, 52, is a fire inspector …

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Ricci backed by business experience

It’s his businesses sense, including knowledge of how to stretch a dollar, that Scott Ricci says makes him a good candidate for the West Manatee Fire Rescue District commission. Ricci, 66, has lived in Holmes Beach 16 years. But it’s …

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Mulyck relies versatile background

Mike Mulyck believes his background in the telecommunications industry, including 15 years as a safety and risk manager and as a volunteer firefighter, in St. Paul, Minn., make him a strong candidate for West Manatee Fire Rescue. “I just think …

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Carleton: change is crucial

Michael Carleton wants a chance to inform the public about what he calls an unbelievable amount of wasteful spending by the West Manatee Fire Rescue district. And he’s asking to be voted in as a WMFR commissioner Nov. 2 so …

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Tyler calls for consolidation

Larry Tyler

Larry Tyler has 13 years of experience on the West Manatee Fire Rescue District board of commissioners and 10 years of fire experience in Beloit, Wis. He believes experience matters and makes him an ideal candidate for another term as …

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Island real estate transactions – 10-13-2010

On vacation.

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Sports – 10-13-2010

Sparks Steel Art forward Tyler Yavalar carries the ball upfield as Wash Family Construction defender Brianna Connelly gives chase during Division II soccer action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Manatee High Canes’ Nick Galati (56) readies to block for teammate-ball carrier Quenton Bundrage during Manatee’s 45-7 Oct. 8 victory over the Sarasota High Sailors. The Hurricanes, still undefeated for the year, are ranked No. 2 nationally by ESPN. Islander Photo: Courtesy Pagemooorephoto.com

AMICC soccer division standings tighten It was another exciting week of soccer at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Aside from Division III where undefeated Fran Maxon Real Estate holds a 9-point cumulative lead in the standings, each of the …

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Island police blotter – 10-13-2010

Anna Maria Oct. 6, 100 block of Park Avenue, information. Complainant reported someone removed an air compressor for the outside of a residence. Oct. 7, 100 block of Hammock Ave., grand theft. The complainant reported he left more than $10,000 …

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Obituaries – 10-13-2010

Grace F. Burgin Grace F. Boswell Burgin, 89, of Bradenton, formerly of Clearwater and Pennsauken, N.J., died Oct. 2. Ms. Burgin was a life member of the Delaware Gardens Volunteer Fire Company, Ladies Auxiliary in Pennsauken and attended Calvary Community …

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