Archive for December, 2010

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Island police blotter – 12-29-2010

Anna Maria • No new reports. Bradenton Beach • No new reports. Holmes Beach • Dec. 17, 400 block of 28th Street. theft. Holmes Beach Police Department responded to the reported theft of an outside air-conditioner unit. Earlier in the month, an HBPD officer made note of a man driving a pickup truck with a trailer ...

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Sports – 12-29-2010

The women of the Key Royale Club played a nine-hole, individual-low-net golf game and a two-best-balls-of-foursome match Dec. 21. Helen Pollock captured Flight A with a 1-under-par 31, two shots ahead of second-place finisher Cindy Miller. Marcia Helgeson took third place with a 35. Sandy Dahl and Nancy King each carded ...

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Island real estate transactions – 12-29-2010

209 Palm Ave., Anna Maria, a 960 sfla / 1,718 sfur 2bed/2bath home built in 1988 on a 52x110 lot was sold 12/06/10, Bowers to Pichette for $415,000; list $475,000. 6400 Flotilla Drive, Unit 42, Westbay Point & Moorings, Holmes Beach, a 1,114 sfla / 1,426 sfur 2bed/2bath condo with shared ...

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Obituaries – 12-29-2010

Sarah ‘Sally’ Ethel (O'Brien) Kubik Sarah “Sally” Ethel (O’Brien) Kubik died Dec. 18. She was born Nov. 9, 1925. She moved to Bradenton in 1979 from the Cleveland area, where she was born. Mrs. Kubik was known for interior decorating and entertaining. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held in ...

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Fishing – 12-29-2010

Winter fishing thrives in area waters With the gag grouper bite in full swing island fishers hope for light winds and calm waters to improve their fishing days. We have until Dec. 31 to fish federal waters for gag grouper, so plan accordingly. Best baits this week seem to be a mix ...

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Islander Calendar – 12-29-2010

Wednesday, Dec. 29 5:30 p.m. — “Old Junk to New Treasures” craft program for teens at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341. Friday, Dec. 31 9 p.m. — New Year’s Eve celebration and fireworks display (at midnight) at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. ...

Monday, December 27th, 2010

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010

ITEMS FOR SALE ELECTRIC SCOOTER: THREE-wheel, like new. Make it easy to travel the Island. $300 or best offer. 941-778-7999. DELL COMPUTER WITH newly loaded Windows XP, $100. 941-756-6728. MITSUBISHI TV, 36-inch, $50. TV stand, black 30x20x18 with storage, $25. 941-761-1135. OCCASIONAL TABLE, GLASS, bronze base, 28x25, $25. 941-761-1135. HIGH-TOP TABLE: 45-inch round, tile top, ...

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010

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Monday, December 20th, 2010

Santa, Sandbar bring joy

The children, snug in sweaters and winter coats, ran to Santa Claus, kicking up sand and shouting hellos. St. Nick waved from the back of a pickup truck trailed by a lanky snowman, SpongeBob SquarePants and Clifford the Big Red Dog. Loudspeakers amplified a recording of “Here Comes Santa Claus,” which could ...

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Policing reviewed for pier party

Sgt. Dave Turner of the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Anna Maria substation and MCSO Deputy Gary Sellito said they’re impressed with plans to celebrate the city pier’s centennial. The officers were briefed by the centennial celebration committee at its Dec. 13 meeting on plans for the May 13-14. 2011, celebration. The ...

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