Tag Archives: Featured Image

Putting the ‘fun’ in fundraiser

Teacher Kelly Crawford’s first-graders celebrate Red Nose Day May 21, wearing red noses provided by student Isabella Clements’ grandmother, Carol. The Red Nose Day Fund is a charitable organization that helps feed and educate children living in poverty. Islander Photo: …

Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Holmes Beach to spiff-up neglected veterans memorial

A veterans’ memorial outside Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, stands surrounded by dead and dying plants. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve. Read More Here

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Bradenton Beach wins pier restaurant eviction case

An illuminated sign on the Historic Bridge Street Pier welcomes visitors, but troubles have plagued the city’s restaurant tenants. Islander Photo: Ed Scott

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Pier eviction trial results awaited

Cast-n-Cage owner Roland Pena, left, testifies May 4 in the trial resulting from Pena’s eviction from the city-owned restaurant on the Historic Bridge Street Pier in Bradenton Beach. Twelfth Circuit Court Judge Doug Henderson, center, heard the case for Judge …

Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

AM cell tower pierces sky

A topping off ceremony completes the raising of the 162-foot cellular communications tower in Anna Maria in the city hall parking lot. City hall is behind the crane boom at the bottom of the photo and, as Jack Elka’s drone …

Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Holmes Beach police officer honored

Holmes Beach Police Officer Steven Ogline, left, accepts congratulations from U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, HBPD Chief Bill Tokajer and Holmes Beach Mayor Bob Johnson. Islander Courtesy Photo

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Smoke fills Bradenton Beach cottage

West Manatee Fire Rescue firefighters respond to a call April 11 of smoke filling a guest cottage at Bungalow Beach Resort, 2000 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Islander Photos: Jennifer Glenfield, Click here for more

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Angler hooks up silverking in Sarasota Bay

Capt. Will Osborne of Osborne Fishing Charters out of Cortez was fishing with Molly Taylor in Sarasota Bay March 30 when Taylor hooked up this monster tarpon — estimated to be 150 pounds — near the Cortez Bridge. Taylor battled …

Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Breaking news: AMI to host Obama visit

As The Islander went to press, the three island mayors and the Island Democratic Club issued a joint announcement heralding a town hall-style meeting with President Barack Obama to be held Wednesday, April 1, at The Islander newspaper office at …

Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Moose Lodge builds up, retains beachfront picnic tables

A crew makes progress March 13 on the construction project at the Anna Maria Island Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 2188, 110 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. The lodge expects the work to conclude in May. Islander Photo: Janice …

Continue reading

Tagged , | Leave a comment

Join Our Mailing List


Sign up for breaking news notices and weekly news and classified reminders via your e-mail.

To advertise here, please
visit our rates page
or contact us at:
sales@islander.org
Phone: (941) 778-7978
Fax: (941) 778-9392