Holmes Beach Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Obituaries - 12-06-2017Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Born in Upper Darby and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey, she was daughter of the late William and Marie McDermott Lemont. After moving to Holmes Beach, she continued working part-time for Publix in Holmes Beach for almost 20 years, until she was forced to retire in 2015 due to illness.

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  2. HB to high court on treehouse: Deny precedentRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Richard Hazen, left, Lynn Tran and their attorney, David Levin, attend a Holmes Beach city meeting in September 2013. Islander File Photo The treehouse is the subject of a proposed review by the U.S. Supreme Court of the process for retention in Holmes Beach.

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  3. Drug user in Holmes Beach sentenced to probationRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    An Ellenton woman pleaded no contest to drug charges she faced after an arrest in Holmes Beach and was given a pass. Little was pulled over in March in Holmes Beach and police reported finding spoons, cut straws and needles.

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  4. And solutions: Aerial tram, roundabouts and gondolasRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The most expensive idea in the Florida Department of Transportation barrier island traffic study is a $30 million aerial tramline stretching from Sarasota across Sarasota Bay into Bird Key and St. Armands Circle. Islander graphic courtesy DOT Four roundabouts in Holmes Beach and one in Bradenton Beach would improve traffic flow, according to a Florida Department of Transportation study.

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  5. Island police blotter - 11-29-2017Read the original story

    Nov 27, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Nov. 18, Coquina South Boat Ramp, 2653 Gulf Drive S., information. A Palmetto man called police for help with a sinking vehicle.

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  6. Key Royale golf, Anna Maria horseshoes highlight Thanksgiving sports newsRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Sports and the kids who participate at the Center of Anna Maria Island took a holiday, but the men at the Key Royale Club opened Thanksgiving week Nov. 20 with their regular Monday morning modified-Stableford system match. Gary Duncan lapped the field, carding a plus-6 to finish three points ahead of second-place finisher Dan Richardson.

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  7. WMFR recommends PulsePoint appsRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Designed to help people find the closest automated-external defibrillator, the PulsePoint AED app also shows the location of people in need of help and can alert users who've marked themselves as CPR-trained when an emergency is registered nearby. In addition, the PulsePoint app connects users to emergency services.

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  8. Hope runs high for return of osprey steeple nestRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    An osprey perches atop the cross Nov. 15 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell First there were questions about how the osprey nest disappeared.

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  9. Center looks to donors for revenue boostRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    An audit will be ready for delivery by the December board meeting, board chair David Zaccagnino said, and the center will launch a new "story" in the coming weeks, as advised by the Black Isle Group, a consulting and leadership development firm hired and paid to review center operations by an anonymous benefactor. Finances, by the numbers For the 2017-18 fiscal year that began in July, the center is $109,991 in the red.

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  10. Search ends for missing boaterRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The U.S. Coast Guard ended its search for missing boater Fraser Horne - a winter resident of Cortez - at 5:37 p.m. Nov. 19. The Coast Guard reported efforts to locate Horne were called off after a two-day search by air and sea in a 5-mile radius of Egmont Key, covering more than 2,100 square miles. Horne, of Calgary, Canada, was reported missing at 6:15 p.m. Nov. 17 by his wife after departing Cortez for Egmont Key with his dog aboard his 30-foot boat, Gold N Rush, and not returning, according to Michael De Nyse, agency spokesman and petty officer 1st class.

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  11. 7 Bert Harris suits slapped on Holmes BeachRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The home at 111 81st St., Holmes Beach, owned by Brian Wien, is the subject of a lawsuit- one of seven lawsuits - filed Nov. 3 against the city in the 12th Circuit Court under the Bert J. Harris Jr. Private Property Rights Protection Act. All indications are attorneys for Holmes Beach will wear a virtual path to the courthouse as the city maintains a hard line in defense of its ordinances.

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  12. Final four set in adult soccer playoffs at community centerRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Mulock Flynn Law player Jessica Williams, center, settles the ball during first-round playoff action in the adult soccer league against Ross Built at the Center of Anna Maria Island. Williams scored two goals to help her team advance on a 3-2 win.

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  13. Island police blotter - 11-22-2017Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Nov. 11, Rod & Reel Pier, 875 N. Shore Drive, lost property. A woman reported losing a diamond necklace.

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  14. AMITW outreach thrives despite sea turtle season endingRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Suzi Fox, AMITW executive director, speaks to students during an upper-school marine science club meeting at Saint Stephens Episcopal School, 315 41st St. W., Bradenton. Islander Photo: Courtesy AMITW Sea turtle season on Anna Maria Island ended Oct. 31, but educational outreach is year-round for Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring.

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  15. Anna Maria Island Bridge to bear Florida motifRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The Anna Maria Island Bridge aesthetics committee chose features including sun-shaped infills and blue hammerhead piers with turtle impressions. Islander Courtesy Graphic In deciding to replace the drawbridge constructed in 1957 on Manatee Avenue, the Florida Department of Transportation wanted to make sure the structure appears to belong in the Sunshine State.

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  16. Developer settles Anna Maria lawsuit for $1 millionRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The settlement check paid to Kaleta-Beach to Bay law firm Najmy Thompson of Bradenton and Holmes Beach in October. Islander Courtesy Photo The parties signed off on an agreement and Florida Municipal Insurance Trust delivered a $1 million check Nov. 10 to Kaleta's law firm, Najmy Thompson PA.

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  17. Military veterans honored, islanders pay respectsRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Veteran Alla Hull, of Bradenton, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955-63. He played taps near the close of The Islander Veterans Salute Nov. 10 at Memorial Park at Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive.

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  18. Newcomer tops all vote-getters in Holmes Beach raceRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Commissioner Carol Soustek, left, former Commissioner Jean Peelen and Jim Kihm, third from left, celebrate along with an unidentified partygoer at the post-election bash at Kihm's home. Kihm collected the most votes Nov. 7 in the Holmes Beach municipal election to earn a seat on the commission.

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  19. The voters in the island cities have spokenRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    All three cities reported in on the results of their municipal elections Nov. 7 with an average 37.75 voter turnout, including vote-by-mail and poll results. The polls closed at 7 p.m. and, unexpectedly for candidates and pundits, the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Office posted results within 20 minutes- at 7:20:18 p.m. The three incumbents have been returned to office in Anna Maria, where Carol Carter, Doug Copeland and Dale Woodland won a challenge from political newcomer Laurie Higgins.

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  20. Holmes Beach clerks maintain calm during city crisesRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Holmes Beach city clerk Stacey Johnston trains assistant deputy clerk Nick Lewis at city hall, 5801 Marina Drive. Islander Photo: Terry O'Connor Hundreds of Holmes Beach residents streamed into city hall during the hours leading up to Hurricane Irma's island introduction.

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