Tag Archives: 11-24-2010

Concert finale, prizes, collectibles

Jamming for the Gulf. Mack Black of The YaHoos, the band that opened the three-day Save The Gulf concert at Holmes Beach City Hall field Nov. 19. Bands took the stage to raise money for the Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage. Islander Photos: Lisa Neff

Winners in the Save The Gulf raffle, held at the Holmes Beach City Hall field Nov. 19-21 can collect prizes at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Three guitar prizes — donated by Sarasota Guitar Co. —were won by …

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Sports – 11-24-2010

Samantha Latimer clears the ball away from Dina Gomez during the Anna Maria Island Community Center Soccer League premier division championship game at the Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

Center soccer season ends with champs named The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s 2010 recreational soccer season ended last week. Individual awards were handed out Nov. 15 and the playoffs culminated with four championship games played Nov. 20. There were …

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Fishing – 11-24-2010

Capt. Mark Howard, left, with Jeff Barnes, Cal Gray and Buddy Bentley all of Winter Haven, with their catch of six grouper caught trolling inside the Tampa Bay shipping channel. The group also caught many redfish, ladyfish, flounder and speckled trout in the waters around Anna Maria.

Island fishers in a grouper state of mind Well, it’s that time of year again. Cooler water temps have made it comfortable for gag grouper to inhabit our near-shore structures both in the bays and off the beaches. During this …

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Island real estate transactions – 11-24-2010

236 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach, a 2,878 sfla / 3,430 sfur 3bed/3bath bayfront pool home built in 1966 on a 110×152 lot was sold 11/01/10, Zirzow to Peterson for $1,224,000; list $1,395,000. 103 81st St., Holmes Beach, a 1,319 …

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Island police blotter – 11-24-2010

Anna Maria • Nov. 15, 100 block of Crescent Drive, noise complaint. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a noise complaint and told the occupants of a residence they were violating state and local laws on noise volumes. • …

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Obituaries – 11-24-2010

William ‘Bill’ Diamant William “Bill” Diamant, 88, of Anna Maria, died Nov. 16. He was born in New York City April 26, 1922, and had lived on the Island since 1998 with his wife of nearly 60 years, Peggy, who …

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Islander Calendar – 11-24-2010

Wednesday, Nov. 24 7 p.m. — All Island Denominations Thanksgiving Eve Ecumenical Service at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Participants are asked to bring a canned food offering. Information: 941-778-4769. Thursday, Nov. 25 2 p.m. …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

ITEMS FOR SALE DESK: ROLLTOP, SOLID oak. Excellent condition, $400. 941-799-9494. RICE COOKER: STEAMER, Rival. Six-cup with manual, $8. 941-795-8359. SPA: 2006 HOT Springs Sovereign II, Cadillac of spas. Like new, accommodates six. New, $8,200, sell, $1,950. 941-713-8070. CHARGER PLATES: …

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