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A school of more
than 100 tarpon was
spotted off Bean
Point heading south
last week. The silver
kings were in the 40-
to 100-pound range,
but despite angler
refused to take a
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Holmes Beach sets residential rental limits
By Pat Copeland
The Holmes Beach City Council has instructed its
attorney to draft an ordinance setting limits on residen-
tial rentals in hopes of spurring one final round of pub-
The council agreed on minimums of 30 days in the
R-1 and R-3 districts and 14 days in the R-2 district.
The draft ordinance will be on the agenda for discus-
sion on June 125 at 7 p.m.
Councilwoman Carol Whitmore has been seeking
restrictions in three residential districts since 1992 when
council approved a 30-day minimum in the R-1AA dis-
trict (Key Royale). In 1993 council approved a seven-day
minimum in the R-4 district (south of Manatee Avenue).
Following a year and a half of discussion, the coun-
cil in January recommended restricting rental periods
to 30 days in the R-1 district and seven days in the R-
3 district and splitting the R-2 district.
West of Holmes Boulevard and west of Gulf Drive
between 52nd and 43rd Streets would be limited to
seven-day rentals. East of Holmes Boulevard and east
of Gulf Drive between 52nd and 43rd Streets would be
Snooks, kids had a blast
Kids by the hundredsflooded Bayfrontpark last
Saturdayfor the Anna Maria Island Privateers'
annual Kids Day. Former Holmes Beach Police
Chief Snooks Adams, event founder, was top judge in
the pirate look-alike contest. Two-year-old Stephanie
Kelley of Bradenton enjoyed the games and the surf
and thought the dogs, courtesy of the Privateers,
were "too hot." For more pictures, see inside.
Islander Photo: Cynthia Finn
I Related article, page 3
limited to two-week rentals.
In February, then Mayor Rich Bohnenberger rec-
ommended the council adopt a "wait and see" policy
on the ordinance.due to pending questions in Sarasota
over a similar ordinance.
Reaching a consensus
Council Chairman Luke Courtney said that after
receiving input from residents on the January proposal,
he no longer favors splitting the R-2 district because it
would make the ordinance more difficult to enforce.
Councilwoman Carol Whitmore said her original rec-
ommendation for R-2 was 30 days but real estate agents
were not happy. She said seven-day rentals would hurt
motels owners and would be "too radical for residential
neighborhoods, but I feel we have to have something."
"Leave it alone," Councilman Don Maloney said.
"It ain't broke now, and we won't be capable of enforc-
ing it anyway."
"We made a commitment when we did R-4 that we
would continue throughout the city," Whitmore re-
plied. "I have a hard time believing people don't want
However, Courtney pointed out that the R-1AA
restrictions were requested by residents and the R-4
restrictions were part of a lawsuit settlement.
Councilwoman Billie Martini said she didn't care
how long people rent as long as property owners and
real estate agents have the proper licenses.
Councilman Ron Robinson suggested 30 days in
the R-l district and 14 days in the R-2 and R-3 districts,
and Whitmore agreed.
"I would like some specific directions from coun-
cil with regard with individual zoning districts," Petruff
said. "It appears to me that people in R-1 want 30 days
to protect their residential values. Most of the condos
in R-3 are self-regulating and you just need to put a
time frame on it. A-l is no problem because it's a semi-
commercial district anyway.
"Your big problem is R-2. I think it will be diffi-
cult to divide the district in terms of the rationale for
just picking the big street in the middle (as the divid-
ing line). I'm not sure it's defensible. If you think there
is such a vast difference between Bay side and Gulf
Appeal filed in
case by SAM
By Paul Roat
Save Anna Maria attorney David Levin has filed an
order through the Second District Court of Appeals to
bolster the orders halting construction of a
"megabridge" to the Island.
Levin is taking exception to Florida Department of
PLEASE SEE MEGABRIDGE, NEXT PAGE
side, then let's recognize that difference by splitting it
into two zoning districts."
Courtney suggested a restriction of 30 days in the
R-1 and R-3 districts and 14 days in the R-2 district
Maloney said residents should be given the oppor-
tunity to respond to whatever the council proposes.
Whitmore asked about the Jan. 1, 1995, date for
grandfathering those who have been renting for peri-
ods less than the proposed minimum. With proper
proof, they would be able to continue to rent as they
have in the past. "That date is going to be two years in
arrears," Courtney noted.
"We've been talking about this for two years and
people have been buying property since we started. The
attorney recommended Jan. 1, 1995," Whitmore said.
Martini suggested the council hold off on setting
the date until getting feedback from residents.
"The advantage of sticking with Jan. 1, 1995, is that
date was chosen when the council first started discussing
putting rental restrictions on the remaining districts,"
Petruff explained. "By using that date, there will be no
people who have the opportunity to rush in before the barn
door is closed. By changing that date, you would create a
window of opportunity for anyone to act upon."
Courtney said that between Jan. 1, 1995, and
Jan. 1, 1996, there were 76 new resort tax licenses
issued in the city.
"There are 76 people out there with short term rent-
als who have potential lawsuits against the city," Courtney
said. "There are no restrictions at this point, and we're
going to backdate them. Will they sue? I don't know."
Petruff was quick to correct Courtney.
"You keep saying there are no restrictions," she
pointed out. "For the record, I take issue with that.
Within all the city's residential districts, even before we
defined the term business, there has always been a pro-
hibition against conducting a business. If someone
sued, we would be back to the issue of what constitutes
a business and is the renting of property for profit a
business? A judge would decide that."
"Were you one of those (who bought a property
between Jan. 1, 1995, and Jan. 1, 1996, for rental pur-
poses)?" Maloney asked Courtney. "Would you sue?"
"Yes and maybe," Courtney replied.
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SKIMMING THE NEWS ...
Cortez makes the big time .............................. 2
Opinions ...................................... ............ 6
Those Were the Days .................................... 7
Streetlife ................................. .............. 12
Stir-it-up ...................................................... 16
Anna Maria Island tides ............................. 20
Crossword puzzle.......................................... 28
j[ PAGE 2 M JUNE 13, 1996 I THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER
Hollywood comes to Cortez next month
By Cynthia Finn
"Lights, camera, action!" will be the call in the
historic Cortez fishing village late next month.
Several interior and exterior Cortez locations will
be included in the biggest major movie production ever
shot in the Sarasota-Bradenton area.
Twentieth Century-Fox is producing a modern-day
adaptation of Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations." The
film will follow the boy Pip, renamed Pompy from
the age of about 10 in the 1970s to the present day.
The action will be set in Florida and New York.
Cortez will serve as the location of Pompy's boyhood
through the age of 17.
Sarasota's Ca'd'Zan, the John Ringling residence,
will double as the eccentric Miss Dinsmore's decaying
mansion (Miss Havisham in the novel). Veteran actress
Shirley MacLaine is reportedly set to star in that role.
Another super-star, Robert DeNiro, will play the con-
vict/would-be benefactor. He and MacLaine will not be on
the Cortez sets, but some other big names will be.
Among them are Ethan Hawke from big-screen
movies "Dead Poets Society" and "Alive" as Pompy;
Gwyneth Paltrow (Brad Pitt's girlfriend who has been
seen recently in "Seven") as the Estella character with
whom Pompy falls in love; and David Strathairn ("The
River Wild" and "The Firm").
The film's director is Alfonso Cuaron who directed
the recent, critically acclaimed remake of "A Little Prin-
The film's budget is in the $25-$30 million range,
with about $2-$3 million to be spent in this area.
There are daily changes in the script and still some
fine points to narrow down, but Cortez is definitely in the
picture, location manager Jinx Harding said last week.
Harding is part of Best West Productions, a
Sarasota company mostly involved in major national
television commercials that has been hired by the film-
makers as a local liaison.
Harding, an 18-year Sarasota resident, said Best
West heard about the movie several months ago.
"I started sending photographs of Cortez and
Ca'd'Zan and they contacted me about two months ago,"
said Harding. "It's a lot of work and it's really exciting -
the biggest production ever to come to this area."
According to the current schedule, 10 days of
shooting will begin in Sarasota about July 8 followed
by about a week in Cortez.
Harding isn't involved in casting so she doesn't
know the prospects for locals serving as extras. As for
spectators, Harding said, "It will probably be a pretty
tight set. There's a lot of work to do in a short time."
Taylor Boat Works as 'home'
Among the Cortez spots currently planned for
"shoots" is Alcee and Betty Taylor's residence the
waterfront N.E. Taylor Boat Works site as the inte-
rior of Pompy's boyhood home. The waterfront cottage
Connie Osborne rents in Cortez from Wayne Fulford
will serve as the exterior.
Also, said Harding, filming is planned on the Fulford
Fish Co. dock, at A.P. Bell Fish Co., Wally Lewis's dock
east of Fulford's, a boat shed and the old Fulford residence
now serving as the Cortez Community Center. Harding
stressed that "things could change."
Bradenton Beach employee fired, appeals
An appeals board will meet later this month to
determine the status of a former public works em-
ployee in Bradenton Beach.
Ray Wilson was fired by Public Works Direc-
tor Buddy Watts May 31. Little information is avail-
able regarding the matter other than a brief letter
from Watts to Wilson. The memo reads:
"As a result of a criminal investigation into the
alleged illegal kick-back (bribe) between you and Dave
Maggar for tree work to be performed by Mr. Maggar,
you are terminated from employment with the City of
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1
Environmental Protection Secretary Virginia
Wetherell's decision to ignore a hearing officer's find-
ings that Florida Department of Transportation officials
provided an adequate plan to mitigate seagrasses in the
area of the proposed replacement for the Anna Maria
Wetherell said DOT's plan was OK and Florida Di-
vision of Administrative Hearings's Robert Meale had
incorrectly stated the seagrass mitigation plan was flawed.
Levin believes the mitigation plan is not OK and
she erred in refusing the accept Meale's findings.
"We've got DOT down and gravely wounded,"
Levin said, "and now we want to take them out."
Levin said he filed the appeal so the court in Lake-
land would hear the matter rather than wait for the
probable appeal that DOT would file in Tallahassee
courts. The appeals will now be held in this part of the
state rather than the Panhandle, something Levin be-
lieves is advantageous to SAM.
The appeal decision will probably be rendered by
this fall. The appeal will not be a re-trial, but will be a
review of the findings and evidence submitted during
the December and January hearings held on the Island.
Bradenton Beach effective immediately."
Wilson requested, and was granted, a quasi-
judicial employee appeals board hearing. Members
of the appeal board include: Ivan Pavlin, chairman;
Betty Gilford and Jim Kuliesh, members; Joe
Garbus and Cedric Wilson, alternates.
City Attorney Alan Prather said the appeals board
will render findings of fact, conclusions of law and a
final recommended order to the city council. Council
members will make the final determination on
whether Wilson's firing was correct or not
At issue is a DOT proposal to build a 75-foot-high,
fixed-span replacement bridge at Manatee Avenue across
the bay to Holmes Beach. Islanders opposed the bridge
plan on environmental and quality-of-life grounds. Meale,
a hearing officer with the Florida Division of Administra-
tive Hearings, conducted 12 days of hearings where DOT,
DEP and SAM attorneys pleaded their cases.
DOT and DEP attorneys said the bridge should be
built, more than $1 million had already been spent in
planning the span, environmental impacts would be
minor and could be easily mitigated and the bridge had
to be built to meet current safety concerns.
Levin said the community the bridge would serve
did not want the bridge, DOT erred in spending money
without proper permits in hand, the environmental
impacts would be serious and could not be mitigated
and the safety concerns DOT raised were specious.
Meale, for the most part, agreed with Levin and
issued orders recommending the permits DOT needed
from the DEP not be issued. Wetherell, in writing her
final orders on the matter, said water quality was not
adequately preserved by DOT's plans and she therefore
could not issue the necessary permits to allow the
bridge to be built.
Levin said a thrust of his appeal is to further erode
the chances of DOT attorneys successfully making a
case to build the bridge.
Alcee Taylor stands
outside the 1920s home-
stead that will soon be
home to 20th Century
Fox. Most of the Taylors'
personal items will be
packed up for the trans-
interior remnants of the
'21 hurricane will
remain, a decades-old
backdrop for a modern-
day tale. Islander Photos:
Alcee Taylor, 73, was taking it all in stride last
week as he gave a tour of the home he has known since
he was 2 years old. He said it will be harder on Betty,
who has a job to get to. But they were preparing to
move out this week "to a place they'll put us up in on
the beach," said Alcee.
"I just tell Betty to have faith it'll all work out,"
said Alcee with a smile.
He said he thinks the movie production will be
"something new and positive" for his historic neighbor-
hood. His only concern was that the movie "might be
about dopers," but that worry's been overcome.
The Taylors are moving out now so that some mi-
nor renovations can be made to their homestead prior
to filming. Professional movers have been hired to pack
up most of their furniture and personal items including
what Alcee calls "those dust catchers" decades of
memorabilia of family and Cortezian importance.
Alcee's father, Neriah Elijah Taylor, moved to Cortez
from North Carolina in 1908. Construction of the home
and downstairs boat-building shop was begun in 1923 out
of driftwood remnants of the big hurricane of '21.
Alcee stands in the living room. The east wall and
ceiling, he explains, are cypress. The west wall is pine.
The woods are dark and mellowed, offset by lace cur-
tains and the multitude of pictures and ornaments that
capture seven decades of history.
Alcee's mother, Leola, lived to be 95. In the '70s,
Alcee says, he moved the kitchen and dining area to the
south end of the home, so his mother could watch out over
the water. It is that kitchen, he believes, that will be remod-
eled and extended six feet by the film producers.
"Those waters out there are called the 'kitchen
flats,' you know," says Alcee, gazing past the wooden
porch and boats at rest to the calm shoreline of north-
ern Sarasota Bay.
"The flats were so rich in shellfish that when all
else failed, there was always food there."
At the opposite end of the house, he thinks they
may take a window out to make room for cameras.
Downstairs, the boat works shop houses a boat
from the '30s, decades-old tools of the trade, nets, lan-
terns, old charts, dozens of photographs, the 1925 re-
ceipt showing the first electric connection to the house
and much more.
"Yes," says Alcee, "I think they're filming in
Alcee shares a copy of a poem he found on a recent
trip to North Carolina. It's about a kind neighbor who
brings the fish he caught and some of his wife's home-
made bread to a hungry household. It reminds Alcee of the
Cortez he knows, "real neighbors borrowing and sharing."
He's very calm in his willingness to move out of
his home and leave all the other details of the "major
movie" use of the homestead to the professionals.
Somehow the poem touches the same parts of his
heart and his pride that Hollywood coming to town does.
"I like the history part I think will be portrayed,"
says Alcee. "Something old the baby boomers can re-
spect. Something that will show what it was like."
It's quiet in Cortez Village this sunny June morn-
ing. Come July 18 or thereabouts, and no doubt before,
there's bound to be some commotion as this waterfront
stretch is transformed into a Hollywood set.
Alcee Taylor, for one, has great expectations.
THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER M JUNE 13, 1996 U PAGE 3 IE
Tax collector posts levy, seizure notice at Crabby Bill's
Even the dumpster gate was sealed last week,
barring lease tenants from entering Crabby Bill's. So
far, only Waste Management has been granted per-
mission to enter and collect the garbage. Everyone
else is on notice that nothing may be removed from
Manatee County's deputy tax collector, Ray
Williams, posted red notices on all the entries at
Crabby Bill's restaurant in Holmes Beach on June 7
for non-payment of the 1995 tangible personal prop-
Williams said the delinquent taxes are on the
equipment and furnishings used in conjunction with
the business. The notices include SGA Enterprises,
Inc., as well as Crabby Bill's. SGA is the lease
holder, a company owned by Holmes Beach resident
Zalla was out of town when the tenants closed
Crabby Bill's on May 30. Williams said he is work-
ing with Zalla to resolve the matter. Witnesses re-
ported seeing a lease truck removing equipment
from the restaurant the day prior to Williams' sei-
The total amount of the delinquent personal tax
for 1995 is $10,359.16.
Council Chairman Luke Courtney said he plans
to write a letter to the state ethics commission re-
questing an opinion on the obligation to vote on
residential zoning restrictions for himself and Coun-
cilwoman Billie Martini.
Council members may only abstain if there is a
conflict of interest, primarily financial in nature.
Both council members own rental property in the
districts being considered for restrictions that will re-
strict the length of stay in residential neighborhoods.
Courtney owns Haley's Motel at 83rd Street
and Gulf Drive, a non-conforming, grandfathered
motel in the R-2 residential district, but claims that
his other rentals operate with separate licenses and
tax numbers and no business is conducted at those
Red stickers from the office of Manatee County Tax
Collector Ken Burton sealed the entries at Crabby
Bill's restaurant in Holmes Beach on June 7for non-
payment of tangible personal property tax amount-
ing to $20,012.36.
"Basically, the notices were posted and the
Holmes Beach police were notified to protect Zalla's
interest and keep the former tenant out," Williams
According to Courtney, "There are no restric-
tions as to minimum rental duration in R-1, R-2 and
R-3." He says that only restrictions as to the conduct
of business apply in those districts.
Residentail rental property owned by Council-
man Courtney includes:
8105-07 Gulf Drive, a duplex in the R-2 zone.
7902 Palm Drive, a 4-unit apartment building in
the R-2 zone.
508 Key Royale Drive, a single-family residence
in the R-1 zone.
Residential rental property owned by Council-
woman Billie Martini includes:
202 64th Street, a duplex in the R-2 zone.
said. "His lease arrangement was for the tenant,
shown on our return as Val Loder, would take care
of all taxes, personal and real. I understand the un-
paid real estate taxes are more than $16,000."
According to Williams, the personal taxes are
not delinquent for 1996 but were due and payable on
the first day of business in the calendar year. Esti-
mated taxes for 1996 of $9,652.20 are shown on the
levy and seizure with the 1995 delinquent tax be-
cause the operator of the restaurant owes that
"Zalla indicated to me that he may have another
tenant for the restaurant and he plans on paying the
tax in full on his return to Manatee County," Will-
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6/18, 10 am., Parking Committee
6/13, 7 p.m., Council work session with city
attorney and city planner
6/18, 1 p.m., Employee Manual Review
6/18, 7 p.m., Board of Adjustment
6/20, 7 p.m., Council meeting
6/13,9 am., Planning Commission
6/13, 2 p.m., Charter Review Commission
6/18, 7 p.m., Council meeting
6/20,9 am., Planning Commission
6/20, 2 p.m., Charter Review Commission
6/15, 10:30 am., Holmes Beach Civic Asso-
ciation, Island Branch Library,
5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
6/17, 10 am., Island Transportation Planning
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Ij PAGE 4 M JUNE 13, 1996 M THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER
Dock ownership, repair debated in Bradenton Beach
By Paul Roat
Is the time for folks sitting on docks on the bay
slowly ticking away?
That question is going through the minds of resi-
dents along Seventh and Eighth Streets South in
Bradenton Beach as city officials wrestle with who
owns or has jurisdiction over a set of piers jut-
ting into Anna Maria Sound off the ends of both streets.
Residents approached Councilman John Kaufmann,
whose district encompasses the area, several weeks ago
regarding repairing the structures. Kaufmann said he was
told a long-standing city policy was to provide material to
the residents for repairing the piers.
Kaufmann said he inspected the docks and found
them to be in a serious state of disrepair, with missing
planks and crumbling or missing pilings. At the advice
of the city's insurance carrier the docks were posted
with no-trespassing signs while ownership of the struc-
tures was researched and the city policy on use of the
... and who owns
A dock adjacent at Third Street South off
Bay Drive in Bradenton Beach appears to have
been built without benefit of permits.
Building Official Bill Sanders, responding to
questions posed by resident Dick Griffin regard-
ing the southernmost of three docks in the area,
said he could find no information about the dock.
"It does not appear to be on Bridge Tender
property," Sanders said of a nearby restaurant.
A dock at the north end of the restaurant's
bayfront property there are three docks along
the waterfront there was permitted in 1991,
Councilman Dick Suhre questioned whether
it was a private dock or public. "It is on city
property," he added.
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No trespassing signs have been posted at this dock at Eighth Street South in Bradenton Beach. The question now is
who owns the structure and whether it should be repaired or removed Islander Photo: Bonner Presswood
"These are city amenities," Kaufmann told the
council members last week. "It's like a public park, and
if they can be maintained, I think it would be OK."
He said permits were issued to repair the docks in
the early 1980s. Kaufmann said he favored providing
the materials to the residents for repairs.
Building Official Bill Sanders said he perceived a
problem with resident repair because, under state build-
ing codes, the planking and piling work would need to
be done by a licensed contractor.
City Attorney Alan Prather requested, and re-
ceived, council approval to research the matter and at-
tempt to find a solution with Sanders.
"This appears to be something of a hybrid situa-
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John Merrigan, a third-generation resident in the
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had access to the structures. "Everyone on the street is
willing to work with you on this," he said.
Sandra Tyner, of Eighth Street South, said the
docks had been permitted for more than 30 years. "If
you haven't had a problem for 30 years, I don't believe
you will have a problem now," she said.
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Beach City Council agenda for further discussion.
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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER M JUNE 13, 1996 M PAGE 5 IjB
Holmes Beach to
pursue lease for
on city land
By Pat Copeland
Holmes Beach is in pursuit. City council will con-
sider an offer by GTE to lease city land for the con-
struction of a cellular phone tower.
The city received a letter from Bob Kersteen, site
acquisition manager for GTE, offering the city $9,600
per year to lease city land for the tower, Council Chair-
man Luke Courtney announced in the absence of
Mayor Bob VanWagoner.
Several weeks ago, Kersteen appeared before the
council seeking a special exception permit to construct
a 161-foot cellular phone tower at the Homes Beach
Marina. Council rejected the proposal after residents in
the marina area objected.
At that meeting, City Attorney Steve Dye said the
company could place the tower on city land if heirs of
the residents who donated the land to the city signed
waivers. Dye said this is necessary because any prop-
erty donated to a public body must be used for public
purposes or it reverts to the grantor.
One of the objectors to the marina tower site was
Hugh Holmes Sr., whose father was the donor of the
city hall site.
Council directed its attorney to research the possi-
bility, but the mayor directed the attorney not to enter
into dialogue with GTE representatives, said Council-
woman Carol Whitmore.
"We need to have our attorney do what we asked,"
GTE should pay the city's attorney to do the re-
search, Council members Billie Martini and Ron
Councilman Don Maloney said he has no objec-
tions to leasing the land to GTE if the money is used
to increase the city's recreational facilities.
Courtney cited recent newspaper articles on the
'Fishing the Islands' tourney this weekend
Offshore and inshore anglers will compete for $20,000 in cash and merchandise prizes in the fourth annual
"Fishing the Islands" multi-species tournament this weekend. A captains' meeting Friday night precedes
fishing and weigh-ins from 6:30 a.m. Saturday to midnight. The post-tourney party runs from noon to 4p.m.
Sunday at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, and is open to every-
one. Admission will be $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 years and free for little ones. Glenn Gee's crew,
pictured, took first place last year with five grouper and a red snapper. For more information, call tournament
sponsor Island Discount Tackle at 778-7688.
proliferation of cellular towers and successful efforts
to hide them in church steeples and signs or disguise
them as trees. One article also noted that according to
federal law,'municipalities cannot ban wireless service.
In other business, Courtney cited the mayor's
memos on limiting council contacts with the city at-
torney and said the mayor is trying to cut costs. He
said council members should give proposed legisla-
tion to him or Maloney to put in final form and send
to the attorney. Courtney said council members must
seek the mayor's permission prior to contacting the
Courtney directed fellow council members to get
the mayor's permission to seek information from the
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offer or greed?
Holmes Beach officials apparently are consid-
ering offering an olive branch or a cellular phone
tower to GTE.
Seems GTE discovered from its customer base
that cell phone service wasn't very good on parts of
the Island. The company came up with a solution to
improve the reception by building a 160-foot tower
near the Holmes Beach Marina. The city council,
rightfully, rejected the idea because of resident ob-
Come on, if we oppose a 65-foot-high bridge
shouldn't we reject a tower twice as high?
Now GTE has asked for a lease of city-owned
land near city hall for its tower and at least one city
official isn't objecting if the money goes for recre-
First off, we ran across a note from Mount
Vernon, Va., about a cell tower on George
Washington's estate. It seems the owners of the
500-acre home of the first president insisted on
camouflaging their cell tower. Their "treepole" is
disguised as a white fir tree with needles and bark
of plastic and rubber. Other towers are disguised as
everything from silos to lighthouses as they prolif-
erate the U.S. landscape.
Then we ran across another interesting note.
GTE, it seems, is phasing out its tall towers in lieu
of lots and lots of shorter antennas. One estimate
calls for the rental of commercial rooftops through-
out the country that could bring upward of $1 bil-
lion a year from cellular services.
Here's a quote from Byron Smith, area presi-
dent of GTE Mobilnet of Florida: "We have gone to
shorter and shorter antennas because they're bet-
ter." All that's needed, it seems, is a building at
least five stories high.
The Martinique condo in Holmes Beach is six
stories tall, by the way.
Rents range from $200 to more than $3,000 per
month nationwide and contracts usually run for five
So why are we dealing with a 161-foot-high
tower when we could have a hidden antenna placed
on the roof of the Martinique?
Could it be that the city is hoping to get the rev-
enue from GTE at the cost of an eyesore on the the
Well, maybe they just don't know ...
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Reader looks for old friend
Recently I came across an opinion letter in The
Islander Bystander concerning the "Red Tide War,"
from James Zucker.
If you are originally from Green Bay, Wis., and have
a wife named Eve, please contact me through the paper.
Your wife and I went to college at the University
of Wisconsin together but have lost track of one an-
other over the years.
Joyce Vilensky, Longboat Key
Island chamber not
what it should be
Coming to this Island you join organizations with
principles you believe in.
Reference to article "Brockman gets permanent
chamber position," The Islander, May 23.
The article states that 24 applications were re-
ceived, narrowed to three by the search committee.
Then one finalist did not show up for the interview,
now down to two. The search committee left the final
decision to the board who had already made its mind
up (reference to statement by T. Dolly Young, second
vice president, "she was definitely in favor of Mary
Ann). The chamber officers just went through the mo-
tions to look as if they play by the rules.
I question the statement made by Don Howard,
vice president, "that a man of the background Mr.
Snook came with would expect a serious 'working'
commitment from chambers members," and also, "if
we don't commit, he might be gone and we would have
lost Mary Ann."
I don't understand these remarks because I feel the
community is bustling with small businesses who need
all the help they can get and would be eager to serve if
the approach was right.
The officials of the Island chamber just change
titles and the ruling body stays the same and will until
it is reorganized with principles perceived at inception.
Mr. Howard states the reason for belonging to the
chamber is benefits.
There are no benefits for business owners in this
community who belong to the Island chamber. To the
officers and board of the Anna Maria Island Chamber
of Commerce -you are non-productive for the work-
ing little-people membership.
Islander fills void
on bridge reporting
As the silent path of the Florida Department of
Transportation's plan for two six-story bridges traveled
smoothly through the approval of the regional Metro-
politan Planning Organization, there was a lack of pub-
lic awareness and knowledge of the scope and conse-
quences of the project.
The Islander Bystander stepped in and filled that
void with coherent, sustained reporting of the back-
ground, new information, and the stubborn facts.
Your consistent and encompassing coverage of the
twin-bridge plan and of its carefully maneuvered progress
toward construction, gave all Islanders the story. And,
therein, gave people the tools with which to learn precisely
and accurately, the facts: including the incontrovertible
risks to the water quality of Anna Maria Sound during
construction, the years-long permit negotiations between
DOT and the Department of Environmental Protection,
and violations of state statutes during the planning process.
Thank you for keeping a vigilant watch on Anna
Maria Island and for reporting fairly and carefully
what you see.
Anna Shaw, Holmes Beach
Hey, mayor! Good guys use
cellular phones, too
Editor's note: This letter was addressed to Holmes
Beach Mayor Bob VanWagoner.
I must take umbrage to your implication that only
sophisticated criminals and drug dealers use cell phones.
I am an unsophisticated criminal and certainly not a
drug dealer and I use a cellular phone for all my activities
- except on the Island where reception is so poor I can't
reach my nefarious associates or even my wife.
I love the Island ambiance just as you do, but with-
out my phone and fax I wouldn't be able to keep mak-
ing enough money to support the wonderful activities
that you folks and the community center do.
So you see, Your Honor, us working stiffs really do
need the cellular phone tower.
Rex Hagen, Ligonier, Ind., and Holmes Beach
THOSE WERE THE BIYS
Part 2, Anna Maria Island & the Seminole War,
1835-1842, by June Alder
Peaceful Fort Brooke (Tampa) in the late 1820s.
The slaying of 105 American sol-
diers in the "Dade Massacre" of Christ-
mas Week 1835 shattered the peace of
For the next seven years it would be
the center of one of the most shameful
episodes in U.S. history: the expulsion of
thousands of Seminole
Indians from their
Florida homeland. Fort
Brooke (Tampa) was
the deportation stage
and military hub of the
conflict Egmont Key,
tiny Passage Key and
Anna Maria Island also
had roles in the tragedy.
Andrew Jackson, the
old Florida Indian
fighter, heard about
the Dade disaster he
sent 14 companies of
regulars to Florida in
Fitzpatrick, called for the destruction of
the fisheries. He charged that the rancho
owners not wanting to lose their In-
dian workers were siding with the
This was not the first time there had
been talk like this. A year before his as-
'The people of Florida are
in a most distressed state,
literally without a govern-
ment, without concert of
action... a universal dis-
trust seems to pervade the
whole Community ... all
seem distracted in the
general cry of something
must be done, while all
oppose every measure
which can be suggested.'
addition to militia from the Southern
states. He appointed to command them
one of his best officers, Gen. Winfield
Scott (later to lead Lincoln's Union
army). Jackson's instructions were
simple: end the rebellion fast.
But in the first battles along the
Withlacoochee River in Seminole territory
American forces came offbadly. So badly
that Jackson's aide in charge of his "Indian
removal" program wrote the President:
"The people of Florida are in a most dis-
tressed state, literally without a govern-
ment, without concert of action ... a uni-
versal distrust seems to pervade the whole
Community ... all seem distracted in the
general cry of something must be done,
while all oppose every measure which can
Seminole bands soon started to
move south, burning farms and stealing
cattle. At Fort Brooke they sniped at
pickets, sometimes dancing and shout-
ing out of reach of their muskets, then
melting into the woods. The garrison
commander cut down many fine old oak
trees there so as not to provide cover for
There were reports of guns and am-
munition for the Seminoles being landed
from Spanish ships cruising the coast.
The rancho people came under suspi-
cion from the territorial legislative coun-
cil, and its chairman, Richard
sassination by Semi-
nole leader Osceola,
Indian Agent Wiley
Thompson tried to
have rancho people
with Indian blood de-
ported to the West
along with the Semi-
But Captain Will-
iam Bunce, who had a
large rancho at the
mouth of the Manatee
River, protested. He
insisted his employees
of mixed blood were
completely loyal to the
United States, and his good friend and
fellow Connecticut native Judge
Augustus Steele (also postmaster and
customs collector at Tampa Bay)
backed him up.
"They are entirely identified by habit,
occupation and intermarriage with people
of another nation, of different pursuits and
modes of life, and incapable of supporting
themselves by ordinary Indian means,"
the judge argued. "By driving them from
the sea, you would take from them their
only resource and place them in absolute
Steele had good connections in
Washington and Thompson's order was
countermanded. Fitzpatrick's proposal
likewise came to naught.
Meanwhile, the war build-up was
continuing. Navy ships from Key West
and Pensacola were patrolling the
coastline and transports were coming
and going bringing in hundreds of
troops. Towards the end of March 1836
the quartermaster at Fort Brooke hired
Captain Bunce as a pilot, calling him
"one of the most intelligent men on the
coast and highly respectable."
Bunce intended to prove he was
loyal and trustworthy, too.
Still, the fishermen and their fami-
lies at his rancho remained apprehen-
sive, wondering what was going to hap-
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Holmes Beach city hall plans moving forward
By Pat Copeland
During two recent Holmes Beach City Council
meetings, plans for a new city hall moved along faster
than the previous months' snails' pace.
After hearing a presentation at a May 28 special
meeting, council agreed that the present city hall is not
usable by the city. The presentation was made by Anita
Fletcher for her husband, architect Patterson Fletcher,
who was unable to attend.
Council members gave ideas on cutting costs and
at last week's work session and discussed building on
a new site and leasing the old city hall to the Anna
Maria Island Community Center.
Present city hall building
One of the council's original requests was to con-
sider remodeling the current city hall; however, the size
of the building would eliminate space for future expan-
sion Fletcher said. In addition, renovation costs were
estimated at $62,000 $31,000 to repair the leaking
roof and walls and $31,000 to bring the building into
compliance with the federal Americans with Disabili-
"The new building was recommended because it
met all current and future needs, would comply with
ADA and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management
Agency) requirements and would be a more efficient
way of doing that," she said.
The present building is three feet below the base
flood elevation, Fletcher said. "If you raise the floor,
you have to raise the walls, windows and doors and
redo the mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems,"
she said. "The costs are back to new construction costs
- $90,000 to $100,000. The dollars you would spend
to put it into compliance would be the same as you
would spend in a new building."
Councilwoman Carol Whitmore noted that FEMA
only allows a non-conforming building to be improved
by 50 percent of its value. The building is presently
valued at $61,000.
To be used as an annex the building would have to
meet ADA requirements, Fletcher said.
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Councilman Ron Robinson asked if he could
double check with FEMA on attaching the building to
a new structure, and council agreed.
Whitmore suggested giving Fletcher a budget of
$750,000 for the building and $100,000 for furnishings.
His last revised plan was priced at $950,000.
"The architect can build a $750,000 building or a
$500,000 building, but it may be entirely inappropri-
ate," Robinson pointed out. "We need to determine
what size building we need. We can't just pick a fig-
ure with no basis in fact."
VanWagoner said he felt the building could be
built for $850,000 with an additional $250,000 for in-
flation, build-out and furnishings.
Other suggestions included:
An Island-style design with more windows than
An entrance on Marina Drive as well as one from
the parking lot.
One rest room for the public and one for employ-
Break, conference and work rooms shared by
Work spaces defined by moveable partitions.
A central records storage area.
Solar water heating.
Covered entrances and walkways.
An area away from the door for smokers.
Council asked Fletcher to bring preliminary design
plans to the June 25 council meeting.
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and $13,000 in annual rent. The department would
need two portables for a total of nearly $50,000. An
additional cost of $15,000 would be incurred to switch
over the communications system.
"My recommendation is to put city hall somewhere
else, for example in the parking lot or at the end of the
property near the library," Courtney said. "We could
vacate these buildings at one time, tear them down and
landscape the area."
Courtney said he will consult with Fletcher about
ideas for relocating city hall.
Courtney said he advocates renting the old city hall
to the Center for $1 per year, providing they bring the
building into ADA compliance. "They could spend
$30,000 and get a 1,500-square-foot building to aug-
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By Pat Copeland
The Holmes Beach City Council postponed a
second reading of an ordinance allowing six-foot
fences until the attorney responds to a question on
The ordinance was drafted to enable Carla and
Alexander Quizon of 302 58th St. to build a six-foot
fence in their yard. Their property has three poten-
tial front yards with boundaries on Holmes Boule-
vard, 58th and 60th Streets.
According to city ordinance, six-foot fences are
only permitted in back yards with adjoining property
Last January, council agreed to proceed with an
ordinance change for properties that border on more
than one street. According to the proposed ordi-
nance, the front yard would be the one listed as the
address on the county tax roll. There are presently 16
such properties in the city.
At the ordinance's first reading in May, Council-
man Ron Robinson posed a question concerning
safety and liability. He said swimming pools require
four-foot fences, but one of the reasons given for the
ordinance change was safety. He felt the city might
incur liability due to the discrepancy.
The question was sent to the attorney but the
council had not received a reply prior to the meeting.
Council Chairman Luke Courtney asked if council
wanted to postpone the vote until the attorney re-
"I think we should vote on it tonight," Council-
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right to have a six-foot fence in his back yard."
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Ronald Paul Ettinger
Ronald Paul Ettinger, 35, of Holmes Beach,
died May 31 in Holmes Beach.
Born in Cleveland, Mr. Ettinger came to
Manatee County from Chesterland, Ohio, in 1985.
He was a disabled agent for the Internal Revenue
He is survived by his parents, Frank and
Marjorie of Edinburg; two sisters, Kristine
Mahoney of Cleveland and Donna Bova of
Clearwater; and a brother, William of Springfield,
A memorial service was held at St. John's
United Methodist Church, Edinburg, Va. Valley
Funeral Chapel of Edinburg was in charge of the
Frederick A. Frost
Frederick A. Frost, 83, of Holmes Beach,
died June 7 at home.
Mr. Frost came to Holmes Beach from
Greenville, S.C., in 1954. He retired in 1979
from the Manatee County School System as
purchasing director for 17 years. He served in
the U. S. Army in World War II. He was a mem-
ber of Roser Memorial Community Church in
Anna Maria City.
He survived by his wife, Marjorie of
Holmes Beach; a daughter, Dabney Thompson
of Bradenton; two sons, Rick of Columbia, Mo.,
and Reid of Anna Maria City; and a brother,
Vernon Derr of Deltona, Fla.
"Anyone can have a six-foot fence in his back
yard now except a property owner with three front
yards," Councilman Don Maloney pointed out.
Maloney said, "I don't believe we should carry
this on another hour. It's already been seven months,
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A memorial service was held at Roser Memo-
rial Community Church with the Rev. Michael
Smith officiating. Memorials may be sent to Roser
Memorial Community Church Discretionary Fund,
P. O. Box 247, Anna Maria City, FL 34216
Perthenia S. Kaekel
Perthenia S. Kaekel, 75, of Holmes Beach died
June 7 at home.
Born in New Salem, Mich., Mrs. Kaekel came
to Manatee County from there in 1948. She was a
retired manager for Anna Maria Elementary School
lunchroom for 24 years. She was a member of St.
Bernard Catholic Church. She was a CCD teacher
at St. Bernard Catholic Church and was a volunteer
at the Discovery Room at the Central Library.
She is survived by her husband, Robert; a
daughter, Julie Farmer of Myakka City; a son, Rob-
ert of Bradenton; three sisters, Irene Davison,
Yvonne Nye, and Judy Rice, all of Grand Rapids,
Mich.; a brother, Alan Rice of Grand Rapids; and
Visitation was held at Griffith-Cline Funeral
Home, Island Chapel, in Holmes Beach. Services
were held at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Holmes
Beach with the Rev. Benjamin Gore officiating.
Burial was in Mansion Memorial Park, Ellenton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hos-
pice of Southwest Florida, 6055 Rand Blvd.,
Sarasota, Fla. 34238, or St. Joseph Family Founda-
tion, Inc., P.O. Box 1266, Holmes Beach, Fla.
and anyone who had a problem with it could have
Councilwoman Billie Martini and Courtney
asked to wait for the attorney's reply, and the mat-
ter was rescheduled for the July 2 meeting.
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All youths ages 5 to 18 years are invited to partici-
pate in the "Kids Do Count" summer program at the
Cortez Community Center, 4527 123rd St. W. There
is no fee for any activity. Camp
K SIDS will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Friday.
l. ,1 ^ As part of Manatee County's
\ summer lunch program, free lunch
will also be served for ages 2
through 18 years at the center from
11 am. to 1 p.m.
Summer camp activities will
include art with local artist Linda
Molto, photography, woodworking, a fishing college,
sports, games and movies. Volunteer instructors and
donations of recreational and educational materials are
The Cortez center, which receives funding from
the county's children's services tax, is in its first year
of operation. Located in the historic Fulford house, the
center welcomed 60 children to its after-school pro-
It is estimated that there are more than 150 chil-
dren in the Cortez area who have no other opportunity
to participate in supervised activities, according to
center supporter Mary Green. Relocation to a larger
facility is desperately needed.
For more information, call 794-8063.
Adult music program
scheduled for July
The Anna Maria Island Academy of Fine Music,
under the direction of maestro Alfred Gershfeld, will
offer three weeks of music instruction for adults from
Classes will be held from 9:30 am. to 12:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday at the Anna Maria Elementary
School. The academy is a cooperative effort of the
Anna Maria Island Community Orchestra and Chorus
and the Anna Maria Island Community Center.
Course offerings will include symphony partici-
pation for winds, strings and percussion; choral en-
sembles; music theory and history; and master
classes. The fee will be $150 for the full session.
For more information and registration, call the Cen-
ter at 778-1908.
Gallery West changes
hours for summer
Island Gallery West, 5348-E Gulf Drive, Holmes
Beach, has announced that its summer hours will be
from 10 am. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
An artists' cooperative, the gallery features works
in watercolor, acrylic, porcelain, raku, basketry, pho-
tography, woodcarving, Indian beadwork, quilting and
stained glass. For more information, call 778-6648.
Chamber board meets
The board of directors of the Anna Maria Island
Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meet-
ing at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Cham-
ber office, 501 Manatee Ave., Holmes Beach. The
public is welcome.
For more information, call 778-1541.
in summer display
"Fanciful Collage and Other Things Fantastic"
is on display at the Artists Guild Gallery, 5414
Marina Drive, Island Shopping Center, Holmes
Beach, through July 15. Diverse collage art,
dancing spirit dolls and fanciful woven fish are
included. Summer hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday. Among the exhibitors
are, from left, Nancy Sullivan, Myrtle Doolittle
and Faye Rosechild-Nierman. For more informa-
tion, call 778-6694. Islander Photo: Courtesy of
Zoe Von Averkamp.
Youth chorus continues
The Community Youth Chorus of Roser Memorial
Community Church open to all Island children in
grades kindergarten through five will continue to
meet through the summer from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday
at the church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.
In addition to singing, activities include learning
about types of music and the stories behind chosen
songs, creative listening and making instruments.
There is no fee and a snack is provided.
Anyone interested in joining the chorus or in book-
ing the group for a singing engagement may call Molly
Parks or Stacey Bellows at Roser, 778-1414.
Vacation Bible School
For the second year, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
and Roser Memorial Community Church will host a
joint Vacation Bible School from July 15-19. Eleven
classes for Islanders ages preschool through adult will
be held at both churches with a theme of "Friendship
Adventures With Jesus."
Children's classes will run from 9 am. to noon. A
youth class for seventh graders and older will partici-
pate as part of the team of helpers. Adult classes will
run from 7:15 to 9 p.m. There will be no fee for chil-
dren. Adults will pay $5 per person. A July 19 celebra-
tion program and potluck supper will conclude the
For registration information, call Roser at 778-
0414 or Gloria Dei at 778-1813.
Romantic singer at
On Sunday, June 16, Joe Ely and his band will
perform at The Players of Sarasota for one performance
only beginning at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $15 and are available at The Players
Box Office, 9th & U.S. 41, or by calling 365-2495.
Pop quiz: what is Flag Day?
By Cynthia Finn
On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress in
Philadelphia, Pa., authorized the first "official" design
of the American flag the "Stars and Stripes" featur-
ing 13 stars and 13 stripes.
At that time the 13 colonies were fighting for free-
dom from Great Britain. As a symbol of the united ef-
fort and of independence, one flag for all was suggested
The sponsor of the first national flag law is be-
lieved to have originated in the Marine Committee and
some sources credit a member of theNaval Board,
Francis Hopkinson, with the design for the 13-star flag.
According to legend, Betsy Ross made the first
flag. Betsy Ross did live in Philadelphia and for many
years she made flags for government and private use.
But historians have been unable to find solid evidence
that she made and/or designed the first flag.
There has never been an official explanation for the
symbolism of the colors, which came from British flags
with which the colonists were familiar. However,
some say that red stands for hardiness and courage,
white for purity and innocence and blue for vigilance.
A flag similar to the "Stars and Stripes" called the
"Continental Colors" with 13 stripes but the British
Union Jack where the stars would go was in use in
1775. John Paul Jones is believed to have hoisted this
flag as the Navy ensign when Commodore Esek
Hopkins became the commander in chief of the New
This flag was also raised on Prospect Hill near
Cambridge, Mass., George Washington's headquarters,
on Jan. 1, 1776, as the flag of the Continental Army,
and became the first "national" flag on July 4, 1776.
But it was never officially adopted and that flag was
replaced by the emblem described in the Continental
Congress resolution of June 14, 1777.
Among "the firsts" commonly accepted for the flag
established by Congress are:
On a ship at sea, Nov. 1, 1777, the Ranger, com-
manded by Jones, sailing from Portsmouth, N.H.
In combat at sea, November 1777, Jones' Ranger
captured two brigantines and sent them into French
ports as prizes.
In ground combat, the so-called "Bennington Flag,"
Aug. 16, 1777, at the battle of Bennington, Vt., when
2,000 Green Mountain Boys under Gen. John Stark wiped
out the British forces, contributing to the later defeat of
Gen. John Burgoyne at Saratoga, N.Y. The flag of the
Third Maryland Regiment at the battle of Cowpens, S.C.,
on Jan. 17, 1781, reflected more accurately the terms of
the flag law of June 14, 1777. The stars, however, were
arranged in a circle of 12 with one in the center.
First foreign recognition, Feb. 14, 1778, a sa-
lute of nine guns from the French fleet in answer to
a salute of 13 guns by Jones as he entered Quiberon
Bay near Brest, France. On April 24 Jones compelled
a British man-of-war to strike its flag to the Ameri-
Over a schoolhouse, May 1812, at Colrain,
On the moon, July 20, 1969, planted in the
Mare Tranquillitatis by Apollo 11 astronauts.
From 1795 to 1818 including the flag that
flew over Fort McHenry in 1814, inspiring Francis
Scott Key to write "The Star Spangled Banner" -
the American flag had 15 stars and 15 stripes, despite
the fact that there were 18 states in 1814.
In 1818, Congress restored the original 13 stripes
and ordered the addition of one star for each new state,
with the addition to be made on the July Fourth succeed-
ing the state's admission. For along time the stars were
arranged in various ways in the shape of a star, in
ovals or circles, in rows or simply scattered.
In 1912, President William Howard Taft ordered
an official pattern. His executive order also included
the proper legal dimensions of the flag overall -
hoist or height, 1 unit, versus fly or length, 1.9 units
- and the corresponding interior dimensions.
The first Flag Day was observed in Hartford,
Conn., on June 14, 1861. In Philadelphia in 1893,
Flag Day was celebrated for the first time in public
schools. On Aug. 3, 1949, President Harry S. Truman
approved a resolution designating June 14 annually
as a national Flag Day.
First entry deadline for KINSA Friday
If you have a picture that could be a contender in The
Islander Bystander snapshot contest, you need to get busy.
The first of six weekly winners in the 1996 Kodak
International Newspaper Snapshot Awards (KINSA)
will be published on June 20, 1996.
Local winning pictures will be forwarded to Kodak
where a total of $52,500 will go to 257 pictures taken
by amateur photographers.
At the international judging in Rochester, N.Y.,
five photo experts judge photographs submitted by par-
Judges start with pictures that fit KINSA '96 subject
categories. They seek out abstract photos, still life pictures,
landscapes and scenics, candid unposed snapshots, ac-
tion, humor and animal pictures. New categories this
year include mature lifestyles, the world of new parents,
and moments of personal triumph.
Send or deliver your entry to KINSA Contest
Editor, The Islander Bystander, 5408 Marina Dr.,
Holmes Beach, Fla. 34217. The contest winners will
be announced weekly beginning with deadlines for
submitting photos each Friday through July 19.
Complete rules for the contest are on page in
this edition of the newspaper. Photo labels are
available at the office for those who wish to deliver
entries in person.
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Island police reports
Anna Maria City
No reports available
May 29, burglary to an automobile, Coquina Beach.
The complainant reported a person unknown removed his
wallet from the center console of his vehicle.
May 31, theft of a bicycle valued at $25, Sandpiper
Mobile Home Park.
May 31, grand theft, 1407 Gulf Drive S., Coquina
Moorings. The complainant reported a person unknown
removed a depth finder valued at $360 and a VHF radio
valued at $235 from his boat at the dock.
May 31, lost property a cellular phone valued at
$150, 107 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach City Hall.
June 1, trespass warning, Coquina Beach. The com-
plainant reported the suspect was filming her in her swim-
suit without her permission. When she told him to stop,
he refused. The lifeguard also asked him to stop and he
refused and ran. The suspect was issued a trespass warn-
ing and made to erase the videotape.
June 5, criminal mischief, 1100 block of Gulf Drive
N. The complainant reported she observed three male ju-
veniles smash two windows in an abandoned house. They
were not found.
June 1, noise, 5325 Marina Drive, Crabby Bill's.
The complainant reported music coming from the busi-
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June 1, noise, 400 block of 63rd Street The com-
plainantreported loud singing coming from the residence,.
The subject was advised to close his windows and doors.
June 1, burglary to an automobile, 4000 Gulf Drive,
Manatee County Public Beach. The complainant reported
when he returned to the vehicle he found that a person
unknown had punched holes in the doors and removed
shoes and socks valued at $40, a camera valued at $160,
a fishing rod valued at $20 and a toy valued at $50.
June 1, vandalism, 500 block of 56th Street. The
complainant reported she was pulling her truck out of the
driveway, heard something underneath and stopped to
check. She found a four-foot chain wrapped around the
brake lines and calipers on the left front and rear wheels.
.The officer noted that it was an apparent attempt to
sever the brakes or make them fail. The complainant said
she didn't know why anyone would do such a thing.
June 1, noise, 4900 block of Gulf Drive. The officer
received three reports of loud music from a party. He said
it did not appear to be loud to him but the occupants agreed
to turn it down.
June 2, lost property, 5804 Marina Drive, American
Car Wash. The complainant reported while cleaning out
his vehicle, he set a case of CDs on the ground, forgot it
and left. When he returned, it was gone.
June 2, DUI, 3600 block of Gulf Drive. The subject
lost control of the vehicle in the 3600 block of Gulf Drive,
left the roadway striking trees and shrubs, then backed out
and left the scene. A witness obtained the subject's tag
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Ramp. The subject's vehicle had a broken windshield and
there were tree limbs and branches on and inside it The
officer administered field sobriety tests and placed the
subject in custody.
June 3, service, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee County
Public Beach. The officer was approached by the subject,
who requested assistance in starting her vehicle. The of-
ficer found the battery was new but the cables were not
tight. He tightened the connections with pliers.
June 4, alcohol, 3248 East Bay Drive, Walgreen's.
An underage subject was sent into the business by a state
agent to purchase beer. The clerk who sold the beer to the
subject was issued a summons.
June 4, alcohol, 5424 Marina Drive, Save On Gas.
An underage subject was sent into the business by a state
agent to purchase beer. The clerk who sold the beer to the
subject was issued a summons.
June 4, burglary, 2800 block of Gulf Drive. The
complainant reported cards and a pad of checks missing
from a cabinet in the residence.
June 5, domestic battery, 3000 block of Avenue E.
According to the report, both subjects were arguing and
beating on each other and were placed in custody.
June 6, theft of two wooden benches valued at $120,
5600 block of Marina Drive.
June 6, trespass, 100 block of 68th Street. The com-
plainant reported chairs and garbage were thrown in the
pool and on the patio. She also reported persons have left
items such as quilts and chairs under the apartment com-
plex and have stolen hood ornaments from vehicles
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By Senior Chief D.M. Bucci
Officer in Charge, U.S. Coast Guard, Cortez
May 30, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a disabled 29-foot power boal adrift
in Longboat Pass, A Coast Guard vessel responded and
towed the vessel to safe moorings.
May 30, Boarding. A 20-foot power boat was
boarded at Coquina Boat Ramp. The boat's operator was
issued a written warning for not having a Type IV
throwable life jacket on board.
May 30, Boarding. A 28-foot sailboat was boarded at
Coquina Boat Ramp. No violations were found.
May 30, Boarding. An 18-foot power boat was
boarded at Coquina Boat Ramp. No violations were
May 30, Boarding. A 24-foot power boat was
boarded at Coquina Boat Ramp. No violations were
May 30, Boarding. A 16-foot power boat was
boarded at Coquina Boat Ramp. No violations were
May 31, Boarding. A 38-foot sailboat was boarded
near Longboat Pass. No violations were found.
May 31, Search and rescue/assistance. Station Cortez
received a report from Coast Guard Group St. Petersburg
of a 44-foot fishing vessel overdue from Madeira Beach.
Station Cortez began communications checks with all
local bridges, marinas and waterfront restaurants. Group
St. Petersburg later reported the vessel had returned safely
May 31, Search and rescue/assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a disabled 16-foot power boat in
Longboat Pass. Station Cortez launched a boat and towed
the disabled vessel to safe moorings.
May 31, Search and rescue/assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a capsized power boat in Longboat
Pass. A Coast Guard vessel and a commercial salvage
company boat responded. The salvor towed the boat to a
nearby shoal and dewatered the vessel. The boat's owner
was not injured in the mishap.
May 31, Search and rescue/assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of an adrift 30-foot sailboat near the
Ringling Bridge. A Coast Guard vessel was dispatched to
tow the boat to a safe anchorage.
June 1, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a disabled 12-foot power boat in
Palma Sola Bay. A Coast Guard vessel responded and
towed the vessel to safe moorings.
June 1, Search and rescue/assistance. Station Cortez
received a report from Group St. Petersburg that a Coast
Guard helicopter had recovered four people from a sink-
ing vessel 30 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. The
helicopter transported the victims to Dolphin Aviation in
Sarasota, where Station Cortez conducted the survivor
June 2, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
received a report from Group St. Petersburg of a 27-foot
sailing vessel overdue from Key West en route to Destin.
Station Cortez conducted communications checks with no
June 2, Boarding. A 38-foot sailboat was boarded
near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The operator was is-
sued a written warning for not having the vessel's docu-
mentation numbers displayed on the bow.
June 2, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a 38-foot sailboat taking on water in
Tampa Bay. A Coast Guard vessel responded, dewatered
the vessel but was unable to locate the leak. The sailboat
was instructed to radio in every 15 minutes until reaching
June 2, Boarding. A personal watercraft was boarded
in Sarasota Bay. No violations were found.
June 2, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a missing person from a personal
watercraft near the Ringling Bridge. A Coast Guard ves-
sel, the Florida Marine Patrol and Sarasota police re-
sponded. A Good Samaritan located the missing person
and personal watercraft and transported them to a local
marina before any marine units could reach the scene.
June 2, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a disabled 25-foot power boat off Lido
Key. A Coast Guard vessel responded, but another power
boat towed the vessel to port before the Coast Guard ves-
sel could reach the scene.
June 2, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a disabled 38-foot sailboat near
Longboat Pass. A Coast Guard vessel responded and
towed the boat to a safe anchorage.
June 3, Search and rescue/assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of an overdue 17-foot power boat Coast
Guard Auxiliary vessel 17087246 responded, located the
vessel and towed it to port.
June 3, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
received a report from Group St. Petersburg of a 20-foot
power boat overdue near DeSoto Point. A Coast Guard
vessel conducted a search of the area with negative results.
A Coast Guard helicopter assisted in the search and lo-
cated the vessel 20 miles offshore. The Coast Guard boat
responded and towed the vessel to Station Cortez.
June 3, Search and rescue /assistance. Station Cortez
received a report of a 25-foot power boat aground in Big
Pass. A commercial salvage company vessel refloated the
vessel and towed it to port.
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1996 OFFICIAL RULES
1) The Kodak International Newspaper Snapshot Awards
(KINSA) contest is strictly for amateur photographers.
Amateur Photographers are those who derive less than 5% of
their income from photography.
2) International winners will be selected by an independent panel
of judges based on some or all of the following criteria -
human interest, general appeal, uniqueness, composition and
quality. Kodak reserves the right to reject entries that are
considered harmful or offensive. Decisions of the judges will
be final. International Judging will take place October 15, 16,
1996; eligible entries must have been received from the
sponsoring newspaper and postmarked no later than August
3) Black-and-white and color photographs taken after January 1,
1994, are eligible. This allows for a two-year eligibility. Photos
previously published or entered in any KINSA or other
competitions are not eligible.
4) Entrants are permitted to submit pictures to only one
newspaper participating in the KINSA contest.
5) Snapshots may be taken with any make of camera, but all
entries must be taken on Kodak film AND, if printed, on
Kodak paper. No retouching or other alteration (except
cropping) is permitted of negatives or prints; no composite
pictures or multiple printing can be submitted.
6) Entrant's name and address must be written clearly, in ink, on
the back of each print or transparency mount. Mail entries to
the KINSA Contest Editor, care of this newspaper.
7) Entrants by their entry agree that the Newspaper may publish
their pictures for local promotion of the contest. Entrants
must be able to furnish the original negative or transparency,
if requested, by the Contest Editor. All photos submitted
become the property of the sponsors and none will be
returned. The sponsors assume no responsibility for
negatives, transparencies, or prints.
To be eligible for the International Judging of the KINSA
contest, each entrant must first satisfy the requirements of
the local Sponsoring Newspaper, e.g. be a local winner, and
must then sign a Prize Winner's Agreement This Agreement
attests the photo was taken by the entrant and assigns to
Eastman Kodak Company the original negative/transparency
of their picture. It grants Eastman Kodak Company and
others, with Kodak's consent, the exclusive right to copy and
use the picture, in whole or part, for any purpose (including
advertising, display, and publication) for at least five (5)
years, and to use the entrant's name and likeness in
connection with any use of the picture, or with any promotion
of this or any other contest. If entry is on ADVANTIX Film
cassette, the cassette will be returned to the entrant at the
conclusion of the International Contest. However, all rights of
exclusive usage of the prize-winning image will remain
Entrant must know the names and addresses of any
recognizable persons appearing in the picture. In order to be a
finalist and to be eligible for international judging, entrant
must provide the written consent of such persons) to permit
use of the picture by Kodak and others, with Kodak's consent,
for any purpose including advertising, display, and
publication. By signing the Prize Winner's Agreement, entrant
also agrees that the picture, or another closely similar picture
of the same subject or situation has not, and will not be
entered in any other contest and will not be offered for
publication elsewhere Failure to sign and return the
Agreement within 20 days of its receipt may result in
forfeiture of the local prize and selection of a new winner.
8) Cash prizes totaling $52,500 will be awarded in International
Judging as follows:
Grand Prize $10,000
2 First Prizes S5,000 each
2 Second Prizes $3,000 each
2 Third Prizes $2,000 each
50 Honor Awards $250 each
200 Special Merit Awards $50 each
Honor Awards may include the Categories of
Abstract Still Life
Landscape & Scenic Humor
Olympic Moments Grown-ups
*Animals New Parents
9) Employees and their immediate family members of
participating newspapers, of Eastman Kodak Company, and of
its subsidiaries are not eligible to enter the contest For the
purpose of this contest, immediate family is anyone residing
in the same household
10) Any taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners
Any cash prize won by a minor will be awarded t a parent or
guardian Prize rights are not transferable
11) This contest is void where prohibited and subject to all
applicable laws and regulations
12) Additional local rules: Photos may be delivered in person or
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Big, big fish
We headed out early for plenty of bait, hoping for
a long day of back bay fishing for reds, snook and trout
with Capt. Mike Heistand.
A little talk about recent sightings of tarpon on the
beach sent us for a few pinfish after we'd filled the bait
well with shiners. We thought we'd take a quick run
out on the beach and see what happened.
What happened? We saw a hundred or more tarpon
in two pods heading south together from Bean Point
down the beach. Although Capt Mike and David Futch
(a third-generation tarpon fisherman) tempted them
four or five times, there were no takers. A couple of the
hundred-pound-plus tarpon turned toward the bait but
turned back into the school just as quickly. They were
We followed them as far south as Bradenton Beach
in the Gulf and watched several other anglers take their
shots at the silver kings but still there were no tak-
ers among the big fish.
These fish seemed so determined and undeterred that
when asked, "Where are they going?" Capt. Mike said,
"They must be headed to Boca Grande." He also said he'd
never seen them bite when they're traveling like that.
Clyde Mclnnis' Snead Island Crab & Bait House has been in operation for more than 30 years. The establish-
ment is located on a cut between Terra Ceia Bay and the Manatee River. Islander Photos: David Futch
We headed back to find a large cobia running
across the sandbar at the north end. He wasn't inter-
ested in dining either.
On a run around Passage Key, a wildlife sanctuary
between the north end of Anna Maria and Egmont Key,
we saw a school of jacks, some permit and a five-foot
shark in about a foot of water on the beach. We cast to
them but none of them were hungry.
We headed over to the other side of the Sunshine
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Later in the day, a legal-size redfish hooked up
with Futch and we had our dinner. It cooked up "fine
as kind," lightly blackened with some black beans and
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STIR-IT-UP, FROM PAGE 16
During the afternoon, we passed a little time wait-
ing for the tide to turn at the Snead Island Crab & Bait
House. The bait house, the store, the docks and the
people there are from another era a long forgotten
Unfortunately, for owner Clyde McInnis, it's
nearly surrounded by folks who don't appreciate the
simple way of life that attracted most of us here in the
first place. McInnis is surrounded by a fancy marina,
millions of dollars worth of Grand Banks trawlers and
the prospects of more to come across the cut.
He's being fancied out of his 30-year investment.
His Florida time warp.
And all this time, just up from McInnis's bait house
on the Snead Island cut between Terra Ceia Bay and the
Manatee River, the Bradenton Yacht Club has co-ex-
isted without the present problems experienced by
Mclnnis and his bait house.
According to McInnis, Marlow Marine took him to
court, saying his property had devalued theirs. McInnis
said, "So far I paid them (he gestures three zeros)," and
offered credit for that to his attorney, Wade Thompson.
McInnis is enough of a realist to recognize that
it's probably not over. "They'll come back," he said,
"but I'll be ready for 'em. I'm not giving up what I
Capt. Mike with the jack plate on his new boat.
worked 30 years for."
McGinnis said Thompson and a few other lawyers
he knows in Bradenton have paintings of his marina on
their walls. We left McGinnis with the hope that those
paintings don't become nostalgia 'cause the Snead
Island Crab & Bait House is a real slice of Florida.
If you're looking for some good blue crabs or oys-
ters, head on over there and visit with Clyde and his
friends. You'll go home with supper for the table and
we hear the bait's good, too.
A fishing machine
Capt. Mike's new boat, a Cedar Key Shallow
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snot" across grass flats, racing over "skinny" water
without stirring a blade of grass, thanks to the patented
Bob Whitehead of Terra Ceia designed this boat
for the commercial fishing industry but took a differ-
ent tack when the net ban was passed in 1995. He pat-
ented the design, a deep V configuration on the forward
part of the craft and a tunnel design aft, and it's in full
production at a boat works near Cedar Key.
With Whitehead's design, the outboard sits on a
"jack plate" that moves up and down in the tunnel
range. The propeller never drops below the keel on the
22-foot center console boat. Consequently, it runs in as
little as six inches of water.
There's no winding along the Intracoastal or
through finger channels to get to the hot spots with
Capt. Mike. You practically fly there.
The gunnels are wide and flat, leaving lots of room
to walk and fish all the way around the boat. The eight-
foot, eight-inch wide beam makes for a very comfort-
able set-up for fishing.
We were really pleased when we flew back across
the bay at dusk, running about 50 mph back to port with
our catch. We were just amazed at how much more
fishing time we had and at the fact that the boat
made so much difference.
It was a great day on the water. A perfect day in
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Paint the molasses barge pink
By Bob Ardren
How the screw does turn. At the moment, local
designated shellfishing areas are actually open, but
Apalachicola Bay is closed.
It's that big patch of red tide I mentioned two
weeks ago. Reports keep saying it may run from
Florida's Big Bend all the way to Texas.
With the mouth of the Mississippi somewhere out
in the middle of that mess, speculation about Gulf pol-
lution coming down the Mighty M has more credence.
But the truth is, nobody really knows yet what causes
Maybe the renewed interest in red tide research
we're seeing locally (at Mote Marine Lab) can help
determine what triggers the explosive growth of the red
tide critters. (Every article on the subject seems to have
to make the statement that red tide outbreaks are some-
how "natural." Well, there have been outbreaks for a
very long time, so even how much blame to put on man
So if you've got a favorite clam or oyster bed
tucked away in an approved area, now's the time to do
a little harvesting. Gonna share?
Slash your water bill
Forget buying fertilizer, and soon you may begin
seeing butterflies in your yard again. It works for me
- you can learn how too as we celebrate Florida Yard
The natural beauty of coastal Florida continues to
attract people lots of people. But obviously fast
growth in coastal communities has taken its toll on our
You might say we're trampling some of the very
reasons we all came to Florida.
So the Sarasota and Tampa Bay national estuary
programs, with the help of the University of Florida,
are sponsoring a series of Florida Yard and Neighbor-
hood events this month. You're invited.
Workshops will show how a Florida-style yard
works just as well for an individual homeowner as it
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Every Thursday is Ladies Day
does as part of the big picture of saving Florida, or at
least what's left of it. A Florida yard means less work,
less cost and more beauty.
And it really does help save the health of our local
waters. The programs also address the very serious
problem of stormwater-runoff pollution. Runoff from
lawns and streets, carrying nitrogen fertilizer, pesti-
cides and even heavy metals from the streets, are a
major source of the pollution that reaches local waters.
If you'd like to see a demonstration, stroll on over
to the Tingley Memorial Library in Bradenton Beach.
If your visa is in order, you can visit the Town of
Longboat Key Park. But if you do that, be careful down
there they seem to have their knickers in a twist this
month'over not getting a new bridge on Cortez Rd.
Willing to get a little dirt under your fingernails
and put some plants into the ground? Volunteers are
needed to help plan a demonstration Florida Yard Sat-
urday June 22 at the Sarasota Bay Program office. That
program is from 9 a.m. until noon at the program of-
fice, 5333 N. Tamiami Trail, Suite 104.
To learn to create your own Florida Yard, take in the
workshop scheduled for June 19 at the Manatee County
Agriculture Center, Kendrick Auditorium, 1303 17th St.
W. Palmetto. That runs from 9 a.m. until noon.
Why should you care? Americans spend more than
$1 billion a year on pesticides, and most end up where
we don't want 'em. They pose dangers to kids, pets and
native wildlife except for the kind at Decoy Ducks.
Seriously, it's a problem. If we want better fishing,
cleaner water and a healthier community, it's time we
Winners in the June 8 horseshoe games were
George McKay of Anna Maria and Gene Snedeker
of Holmes Beach. Runners-up were John Johnson
of Holmes Beach and Bill Starrett of Anna Maria.
The weekly contests get underway every Sat-
urday at 9 a.m. at Anna Maria City Hall, 10005
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stopped spraying around most of that chemical crap.
Remember what happened to the pelicans when we
stopped using DDT? They slowly became abundant
again after nearly becoming extinct the same with
eagles and other birds of prey. What you do, what ac-
tions you take, make a difference whether you want
to believe it or not.
If you'd like Extension Agent Alan Garner or one
of his very able volunteer Florida Yard advisers to
speak to your condo, community group or that bull-
headed mad sprayer in your neighborhood, give Gar-
ner a call at 316-1000. He'll be glad to help.
Reef Reacher case still pending
Lt.j.g. Lang at the U.S. Coast Guard Safety Office
in Tampa says the Reef Reacher case is still under re-
view. Thought you might like to know.
Quick, paint the molasses barge
"A free-swimming, seven-foot-long green moray eel
could help make Dade County wreck-diving capital of the
Americas," the Miami Herald proclaimed Sunday.
Miami is hoping to make big money from diving.
A couple of weeks ago savvy city promoters brought
some northern travel writers down and took them
wreck diving on the artificial near-shore reefs in the
area. They were thrilled, according to the Herald (who
wouldn't be with a four-day, all-expenses-paid trip?)
Anyway, those writers will go back and tell their read-
ers about this new thing to do in Miami: diving local
reefs that consist mainly of sunken boats and ships
originally put there to attract fish for fishers.
Miami Beach is so excited that the local chamber
of commerce is talking about raising money to sink
more ships and attract more wreck divers. So maybe we
should paint the molasses barge. Here's betting lots of
folks who rarely, if ever, feel warm water on their bod-
ies would find it fascinating.
Pink would be a nice color. It would match the
sunsets, attract a few paying guests every summer and
not require any smokestacks or even time clocks.
See you next week.
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Tarpon schools starting to show off offshore shallows
By Capt. Mike Heistand
Look for tarpon to start to come into the beaches
any day now. There are a few scattered reports of the
big fish around, but as the water and winds calm down
there should be more of the big silver kings. Backwa-
ter anglers are finding lots of catch-and-release snook
and trout Offshore, look for snapper and grouper.
Kevin at the Rod and Reel Pier said pier fishers
there have been catching mangrove snapper, mackerel,
sheepshead and flounder. One lucky or unlucky -
angler even snagged a tarpon, which promptly took his
entire spool of line before breaking off.
Ken at the Anna Maria City Pier said anglers
course offered at MCC
June 18, 20
The course "Fishing with Guy De Blasio"
will be offered at Manatee Community College
June 18 and 20 from 6-8 p.m.
The course will feature instruction in local
saltwater fishing from piers, canals, seagrass
flats and bridges. Angling techniques involving
wade fishing, boats, tackle and bait will also be
discussed, as will the "when, where, why, what
and how" of fishing.
Cost of the course is $12 for Florida resi-
dents. For information, call 755-1511, Ext.
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there are catching mackerel, bluefish, redfish, some
sharks, sting rays and some catch-and-release snook.
Jim at the Bradenton Beach Fishing Pier said
they're still catching a few sheepshead and reds, with
the redfish action coming mostly at night.
Lee at Miss Cortez Fishing Fleet said the four-
hour trips averaged 90 head of Key West grunts. The
six-hour trips averaged 125 head of Key West grunts,
porgies, lane snapper and black grouper. The nine-hour
trips averaged 30 head of mangrove snapper, black
grouper and Key West grunts..
Capt. Zach on the Dee Jay II says reds, trout and
catch-and-release snook continue to please his charters.
Chris at Galati Yacht Basin said snook are run-
ning very large and numerous offshore in the bays -
naturally, since the season just closed. Offshore, an-
gling action is centering on snapper, grouper and lots
of school dolphin with the occasional cobia.
Carl at Perico Island Bait & Tackle said fishing
has been really good of late. Wade fishers are catching
mangroves, and the tides have been cooperating with
most of the fishing.
Capt. Rick Gross said he's finding snook to be the
best catch of the week, with some really big linesiders
caught and released in the past week.
On my boat Magic we've been spotting lots of tar-
pon offshore. Backwater fishing is focused on snook -
catch and release only plus a few big trout.
Capt. Tom Chaya said he's been catching some
of those elusive tarpon plus snook and a few jacks.
Bill at Island Discount Tackle said there are still
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Capt. Mark Bradow, left, and Capt. Mike Heistand
show off some of the last legal snook caught just
before the linesider season ended May 31.
some big cobia hanging around in the bays. Mackerel
action remains strong in the passes and at the local fish-
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Island property transactions
102 Palm, Anna Maria, Alexis Plaza, a five-unit
retail and office complex built in 1992 on a 104x110
lot, was sold 5/13/96, Glanz to Riverview Dev., for
$500,000; list unknown.
803 North Shore Dr., Anna Maria, an elevated
Gulffront 4,993 sfla 4bed/2&1/2bath/2car home built
in 1992 on a 50x100 lot, was sold 4/18/96, Glanz to
Kerin, for $1,300,000; list $1,300,000.
601 Gulf Dr., Bradenton Beach, 209 Gulf Watch,
a 1,069 sfla 2bed/2bath condo built in 1984, was sold
4/16/96, MacLeod to Multhaupt, for $98,000; list
6200 Flotilla, Holmes Beach, 311 Westbay Point
& Moorings, a ground floor, end unit, 1,450 sfla 2bed/
Furnished units available
"'DIAL" DEBBIE DIAL.
778-7777 or 1-800-664-8152
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L 5600 MARINA DR. STE. 8
HOLMES BEACH, FL.
2bath condo built in 1979, was sold 4/22/96, Hulburd
to Davis, for $120,000; list $124,000.
6400 Flotilla Dr., Holmes Beach, 92 Westbay
Point & Moorings, a bayfront 1,200 sfla 2bed/2bath
condo built in 1978, was sold 4/22/96, Jealous to Craig,
for $161,500; list $169,900.
6700 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, 14 Gulf Place
[Gulfplace condominium], a 1,400 sfla 3bed/2bath
condo built in 1976, was sold 4/16/96, Yaghjian to Roe,
for $178,500; list $224,900.
7000 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, 101 Tiffany Place,
a Gulffront 1,200 sfla 2bed/2bath condo built in 1978,
was sold 4/22/96, Wirtz to Thornburgh, for $280,000;
7000 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, 110 Tiffany Place, a
1,200 sfla 2bed/2bath condo built in 1978, was sold 4/16/
96, Keen to Schoenknecht, for $190,000; list unknown.
88 N Shore Dr., Anna Maria, a ground level 949
SUMMER SANDS CONDO
Lovely 2BR/2BA top floor unit with great view
overlooking Bay. Private beach on Gulf side. Se-
cured entry, elevator, boat dock, pool and spa.
$146,500. Call Robin or Joan at 778-7244 anytime.
AnaMai sladCnr hp
PEACEFUL HOME on canal in a neighborhood
where homes reflect pride of ownership. Newer
dock and seawall. Ready for you to unlock the
door and move into. $289,000. Nancy Keegan,
BOATING ANYONE? Immaculate 3BR/2B on
Warner's Bayou. Remodeled kitchen, breakfast
room, large family room, dock. $186,900. Jeanette
Rampone, 747-2244. #66768.
EXQUISITE 3BR/2B townhouse with loft. End unit,
many upgrades. Tennis, biking. $129,900. Traute
Winsor, 727-7074. #13284.
QUIET AND LUXURIOUS canal-front home at the
end of a cul-de-sac. 3BR/3-1/2B, vaulted ceilings, fire-
place, extra office or den. For the discriminating buyer.
$579,500. Nancy Keegan, 723-3929. #13799.
SAILBOAT WATER. Luxurious condominium.
State-of-the-art island kitchen, master suite, loft of-
fice. Workshop with A/C. 22' lanai overlooks 41'
lighted dock. Direct access to ICW. $199,900. Barry
& Kimberly Charles, 795-1273. #67950.
ONE OF THE LAST LARGE BUILDABLE LOTS
located in a quiet area of Holmes Beach. Boat slip
included. Walk to the bay or beach. $84,900.
Daphne Lautz, 756-1423. #13676.
On Anna Maria, Bradenton Beach, Holmes
Beach. Contact Barbara Milian, 778-2275.
COQUINA BEACH CLUB. Lovely studio, Gulf view,
pool, washer/dryer. $450 weekly / $1400 monthly.
PERICO BAY CLUB. Gated community. 2BR/2B,
former model. Lakeview, 2nd floor, washer/dryer.
Heated pool and tennis. Furnished. $1,100.00
monthly Six month rental.
Exceptional properties, exceptional service.
Call us for your property management needs.
sfla 2bed/lbath/lcp home built in 1964 on a 75x104
lot, was sold 4/22/96, Kelsey to Soltys, for $150,000;
104 7th Street S., Bradenton Beach, a ground level
1,452 sfla 4bed/2bath duplex built in 1954 on a 50x100
lot, was sold 4/30/96, McClary to Hawkins, for
$140,000; list unknown.
1407 Gulf Dr. S., Bradenton Beach, 203 Coquina
Moorings, an elevated bayfront 1,267 sfla 3bed/2bath
condo built in 1982, was sold 5/1/96, Friedman to
Krenzer, for $178,500; list $182,500.
2103 Avenue B, Bradenton Beach, a ground-level
830 sfla 2bed/lbath/lcar home built in 1966 on a
50x100 lot, was sold 4/29/96, Wash to Linebaugh, for
$113,000; list unknown.
Compiled by Doug Dowling, licensed real estate
broker, 778-1222, exclusively for The Islander By-
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3BR/2BA, TURNKEY FURNISHED home with view
of the gulf and only steps to the beach. Inground heated
pool, garage, nice sized bedrooms and living room.
$164,900. Lynn Hostetler 778-4800.
REDUCED! Anna Maria's best buy. 3BR/2BA canal
home in one of Anna Maria's most desirable locations
for $175,000. Price is unbeatable in today's market.
Ken Rickett 778-3026.
FOUR UNITS Two buildings, concrete block quality con-
struction. Each unit has 1BR/1BA and TURNKEY FUR-
NISHED. Only 2 blocks to beach and one block to Bay.
Good rental history. $249,000. Lynn Hostetler 778-4800.
TIDY ISLAND TOWNHOUSE Exceptional 2 or 3BR/
2BA bayfront unit. If quality is important, then this is the
property for you. Gated community and outstanding
views are accentuated by exquisite finishing touches.
Must see! $290,000. Ken Rickett 778-3026.
DIRECT GULFFRONT Top floor, end unit, 2BR/2BA
TURNKEY FURNISHED. Heated pool, spa, sauna, el-
evator. $244,000. Lynn Hostetler 778-4800.
NEW LISTING IN BAY PALMS. 2BR/2BA home on
a deep water canal. Split bedroom design, eat-in
kitchen, open & bright Florida room, covered patio.
This well-maintained Island home sits on a large lot
with several fruit trees. $229,900. To see this home
please call Marion Ragni 778-1504 eves.
TWO ISLAND ELEVATED DUPLEXES Side by side.
Buy either or both. Great for rental, 2nd home or resi-
dence. Close to shopping, school, bus line and only 3
short blocks to beach. 2BR/1BA each side, enclosed
storage and washer/dryer hookups. $149,900 each.
Call Judy Duncan 778-0777 or 778-1589 after hours.
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HOLMES BEACH BAYVIEW 2BR/1BA home,
Florida room, eat in kitchen, carport, large lot, boat
dock with 2 slips, nice BAYVIEW, located on quiet
street. Priced at $129,900. Please call Carol R. Will-
iam, 778-0777, 778-1718 after hours.
JASMINE MODEL TOWNHOME
at Perico Bay Club boasts 2 master suites, 2 baths,
plus a loft (den or 3rd bedroom). Many upgrades in
kitchen and baths. Great waterviews from both
floors. Homeowner's Warranty too! Priced to sell at
$123,000. Call Judy Duncan at 778-0777 or 778-
1589 after hours.
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Sparkling new 2 bedroom,
2 bath, contemporary home.
Many custom features includ-
ing spacious great room with
vaulted ceilings open to large,
private lanai. A must see!
Call Richard or Chris
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SUPER FAMILY POOL HOME
This immaculate, newly built quality home features 5
spacious bedrooms, 3 full baths, airy vaulted ceilings
with fans, and a 27' heated, caged pool. The conve-
nient great room plan offers an all-white gourmet
kitchen with handy center island/breakfast bar, many
graceful Palladian windows and plush pale gray carpet-
ing. The master suite offers an expansive bathroom
with large oval tub and enormous tiled shower, done in
an antique white and beige color scheme. Other fea-
tures include both a security and sprinkler system, a
handsome driveway of interlocking pavers, an oversize
double car garage with electric door openers, plus
pretty new landscaping and easy care vinyl siding.
Located only steps to the beautiful north end beaches,
this exquisite retreat is priced at only $319,000.
BLUE RIBBON HOME
This impeccable, tastefully appointed 2BR/2BA home
reflects pride of ownership throughout. Amenities in-
clude beautifully tiled bathrooms and entry foyer, lofty
vaulted ceilings with fans and Palladian windows, spa-
cious loft area, perfect for an office or television area,
gourmet kitchen with almond cabinetry and beautifully
manicured grounds. Located on Anna Maria's secluded
north end only steps to the beach, this desirable island
retreat is being offered for a reasonable $215,000, in-
cluding One Year Homeowner's Warranty!
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MVP LISTING Gulffront 2BR/2BA unit with wonderful
view of the Gulf of Mexico and white sandy beach.
Heated pool, tennis, secured lobby and 2 car garage.
Seller will entertain offers between $130,0000 -
$160,000. Call Carol S. Heinze, 778-7246. #57185.
MVP LISTING 2BR/2BA lakefront home with nice
view. Tile, Berber carpet, and extra large storage shed/
workshop area. Well cared for yard. Seller will entertain
IMPERIAL HOUSE ...
S Bayview 2BR/1BA unit located in
friendly Gulf-to-Bay community.
Heated pool, fishing dock, club-
house and low maintenance fees
Make this unit worth considering.
Carol S. Heinze
Certified Residential Specialist
ANNA MARIA ... Bayfront 3BR/2BA home with clear
views of Tampa Bay. #DY13518. $329,000.
ANNA MARIA ... canalfront 4BR/3BA custom built
home with boat dock. Many extras. $249,000.
SANDY POINTE ... Bayfront complex. 2BR/2BA beau-
tifully turnkey furnished. #13743. $98,900.
MARTINIQUE ... 3BR/3BA w/some new furnishings.
Owner fin. and carpet allowance. $196,900: 2BD/2BA
direct gulffront $168,000.
BAYFRONT ... 3BR/2BA home with views. Acre. MOL
with trees. #DY13671. $209,000.
T. Dolly Young, REALTOR/IMS
Leading Edge Society 778-5427
Fax: 941- 778-3035
offers between $66,000 $81,000. Call Carol S.
Heinze, 778-7246. #68827.
MVP LISTING 1BR/1 BA home with large lot to store
your trailer or boat. Large workshop and 1 car garage.
Seller will entertain offers between $60,000 $73,000.
Call Horace T. Gilley, 792-0758. #11959.
MVP LISTING 3BR/2BA Island home. Lots of old
fashioned charm including hardwood floors. Short walk
to Gulf & Bay and nearby Bayside park. Seller will en-
tertain offers between $120,000- $140,000. Call Carol
S. Heinze, 778-7246. #12560.
MVP LISTING Courtside 3BR/2BA with fireplace, wet
bar, cedar clothing storage and many upgrades
throughout. Private golf & tennis available. Seller will
entertain offers between $100,000 $120,000. Call
Donald Pampuch, eves. 778-3111. #66783.
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JUST LISTED! 405 BAY PALMS DRIVE
MVP LISTING. A real sweetheart. Charming, well
built 2BR/2BA; enclosed 1 car garage. Great
neighborhood, near beach & bay. Beautifully
landscaped w/sprinkler system. Move-in condi-
tion. Seller will entertain offers between $130,000
- $160,000. Call now or come to Open House
June 23, 1996, 1 -4 pm. #14916.
ANNA MARIA... 3BR/2BA quality Key West style home un-
der construction. #KS12245. $279,000.
DUPLEX ... 2BR/2BA, 1 BR/1 BA. One block to the beach.
Long term tenants. #KS13934. $159,000.
DUPLEX ... 2BR/1BA, 1BR/1BA close to the beach. Too
good to pass up. #KS13892. $110,000.
HOME ... 2BR/2BA with built-in jacuzzi. Privacy fence and
fruit trees. #KS13913. $159,000.
TRIPLEX ... 3BR/1.5BA, 2BR/1BA and efficiency. Covered
parking and a deck on the Gulf. #KS14087. $750,000.
TRIPLEX ... 3BR/1 BA, 2BR/1BA, 1 BR/1BA close to the
beach excellent rental history. #KS13966. $159,900.
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POOL SLIDE good condition, all hardware in-
cluded. A steal at $200. Also cedar wardrobe,
1920's. $250. 749-0216.
NEED AVON? Call Nancy for your free brochure &
DOUBLE BED head & foot boards with frame and
slats. $30. Call 778-3608 after 6 pm, Mon. Fri.
WHITE WOOD trundle bed set. Mattresses, night
chest, dresser & hutch. Two sets single sheets,
quilts, pillow cases, shams, throws, curtain fabric &
wall trim. All excellent condition. Original $1,500, sell
for $700. Call 778-6110.
PRO-FORM CROSS WALK treadmill with sensors and
full warranty through March 1997. $400. Call 778-1220.
BATTERY POWERED baby swing $30. Playpen
$10. Bathtub $5. Bouncy chair $10. Bike rack for car
$25. All like new. 778-3848.
FUJI RACING BIKE, small frame. $50. Bang &
Olufsen stereo: Beocenter 7000 includes tuner, turn-
table & cassette player $600. 778-1102.
WANTED Your unwanted mounted stuffed fish. Get
rid of it here. Call The Islander Bystander. 778-7978.
RUMMAGE SALE Sat., June 15, 9 1. St. Bernard
Activity Center, 43rd Street, Holmes Beach. Clothes,
crib, car seats, luggage, table, books, etc. Specials.
GARAGE SALE Sat., June 15, 8 1. Household,
boating, construction, clothing, electronics, tools, die-
sel engine. 310 Pine Ave. #3.
GARAGE SALE Fri. & Sat., June 15 & 16, 8- 2. Key
Royale, 622 Hampshire Lane, Holmes Beach. Moved
from north,, too much furniture, decor, linens, etc.
This charming Island GET-A-WAY has 2BR/1 BA,
carport and enclosed lanai. Two short blocks to
the beach. Very nice area of newer homes. Afford-
able Island living can be yours for only $119,900.
Call Agnes Tooker eves. at 778-5287
or Ken Jackson eves. at 778-6986.
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JUMBLE SALE Sat., June 15, 8 am. Dishwasher,
ceiling fan, blinds, mugs, planters, basketball. Some-
thing for everybody. 318 Spring, Anna Maria.
YARD SALE Sat. & Sun., June 15 & 16, 7 2. 2406
Avenue B, Bradenton Beach.
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the two-county area. Retail price $14.95, discounted
33% only at the newspaper office. You pay only $10
plus tax at The Islander Bystander, 5408 Marina Dr.,
Holmes Beach. 778-7978
"CRACKER'S CRUMBS," is a collection of stories
and newspaper columns guaranteed to delight new-
comers, visitors and oldtimers too, by original Florida
Cracker, Gib Bergquist. This book makes a great gift.
Available for $19.95 at The Islander Bystander, 5408
Marina Dr., Holmes Beach. 778-7978
REGISTER TO VOTE: Pick up forms for simplified mail-
in registration at The Islander Bystander office, 5408
Marina Drive, Island Shopping Center (between D.Coy
Ducks and Chez Andre restaurants), Holmes Beach.
BEN & IRENE'S Dog sitting service. (House calls) We
come to you Cats or dogs. (Island only). 778-1012.
"CRITTER SITTER" Going away and your pets have
to stay? Daily visits to your home to provide food,
water, plus lots of TLC! Call 778-6000.
1978 CHEVY CAPRICE station wagon. 350 V8, runs
good. $650 OBO. Call Bill, leave message. 778-5455.
87 HYUNDAI automatic, air, new battery and tires.
$675. Call 778-3906.
My 20 years of appraising and 25 years of sales
means I can offer you a qualified service to help
in the disposition of your fine antiques, art, and
household furnishings. I will be happy to send
you a resume and references.
Member of Appraisers Association of America
CONVERTIBLE 1987 RENAULT, yellow and tan,
36,000 mi., A/C, power windows and top, AM/FM
stereo cassette, excellent condition, sharp looking -
looks like BMW. $2,500. Call 778-5405.
GREAT GRAD GIFT 1984 Honda Prelude 5 speed,
automatic, sunroof. Mileage only 70,000, top condi-
tion. Detailed every three months. New Cooper tires.
Drives like new. $3,500 OBO. 778-7978.
FIND GREAT DEALS on wheels ... and everything
else in The Islander Bystander. 778-7978.
CHARTER FISHING with Capt. Mike Heistand
aboard Magic. Half & full day. Reservations please.
16' HOBIE CAT, 4hp Sailmaster outboard. Motor out
& sail in. $800, no trailer. Call 778-4229.
19.5 FT. BAYLINER Bowrider. I/O, good condition.
Bimini, full cover. Buying bigger boat. Wholesale
$2,900. First offer over $2,000 gets it. Call 778-2450.
TEENAGER WANTED. Mature for yard work and
misc. in Anna Maria. Call 778-2896.
REAL ESTATE AGENTS Time for a change?
Wedebrock Real Estate Co. has openings for their
Island offices. Highest commission splits paid, sup-
port staff, signing bonus, listings & sales referrals -
we help you make the move. Call Michael Nink, Bro-
PUBLIC FRONT SERVICE, deli and bakery. Ad-
vancement opportunities abound! Flexible hours.
Apply in person. 525 Bay Isles Parkway, Longboat
HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED for small motel on the
beach. Call 778-2780.
WANTED TEENAGER for summer to do garden
work and odd jobs. Call T.H. Cole. 779-1213.
A Shell's Throw From the Beach
Enjoy a quiet, private, casual setting!
Have a cold drink at your pool!
3 condos for sale in 10 yr. new 4-plex.
2BR/2BA, owner financing available.
Call Diana Kaeding 383-3053
ROYAL PALM REAY 388-4474
Fresh mullet for sale!
4ore than a mullet wrapper!
100% Cotton $10 including state sales tax
5408 Marina Drive Island Shopping Center Holmes Beach
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SALES RENTALS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Planning to SELL or RENT your property? Please call an ISLAND REALTY GROUP
OFFICE! THREE ISLAND real estate offices working together to provide personal and
professional services. Over 75 combined years of ISLAND business experience shows
we are long established ISLAND offices!
Lovely 3 bedroom, 3 bath home on two Gulf lots! 1st
floor has living area, guest bedrooms, kitchen and 2
baths. Master bedroom suite comprises complete 2nd
floor! Includes wet bar, jacuzzi & opens onto spacious
deck overlooking beautiful beach! Two cozy fireplaces,
security system plus a "little guest house". Call Marie
"We ARE he Ielfd.'
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1-800-845-9573 (941) 778-2259 Fax (941) 778-2250
2BR/2BA nearly new elevated home is close to the Gulf in
Holmes Beach. This home features 2 master suites with ex-
tra large baths and nice views of the Gulf. Many upgrades
including Pella windows and tile floors. Must be seen to be
appreciated! Call Pat Jackson eves. at 778-3301 or Ken
Jackson eves. at 778-6986. Listed at $169,000.
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
9701 Quf Dr&v .P O Box 717 -.Anm Mal. R34216
(941) 778-1450 or 778-2307
A-G CASA MARINA
Casual Gulffront Living
in Bradenton Beach.
Three 1 BR/1BA units now available.
$425 plus tax for 7-nights ON THE GULF.
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WANTED LIVE-IN caregiver for elderly lady in own
home. Part or full time position. 778-3470.
OFFICE MANAGER Church located on Longboat
Key is searching for a self-starter who can work in-
dependently & handle all administrative/secretarial
responsibilities in a professional manner. Back-
ground in management preferred. Strong computer
skills required. 10 years or more experience re-
quired. Salary commensurate with experience.
Please fax resume to 941-383-8574 and/or mail to
Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive,
Longboat Key, FL 34228.
EXPERIENCED FRONT DESK person at Island
motel. Please apply to 778-6671.
DIPS ICE CREAM help wanted. Apply in person.
9801 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.
BUSY BOUTIQUE now hiring. Non smokers only.
Please call 778-4323.
Calling ALL VOLUNTEERS! Would you like to meet
interesting people from around the world? Are you
interested in learning the history of Anna Maria Is-
land? Get involved with the Anna Maria Island His-
torical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. WE
NEED YOU! Call Cathi O'Bannon at 778-4198 if you
can give a few hours of community service.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Tingley Memorial Li-
brary. Three and six hour shifts. 778-6247.
JEFF'S MOWING SERVICE, good work, low
prices. Additional landscaping upon request. Call
Jeff at 778-1158.
Visit us at our Web site: http://islandre
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6101 Marina Drive Holmes Beach, Florida 3
serving the Islai.d
from the same
allon since 1970.
Canalfront Island home with private dock. 4BR/
2BA, great room with kitchen remodeled in 94,
large Florida room with sunny southern exposure.
Now only $217,500.
JUST LISTED! Sparkling new contemporary Is-
land home! Many custom features, 2BR/2BA,
screened lanai, track and indirect lighting, vaulted
ceilings. Much more! $227,500.
ANNA MARIA ... Waterfront 6-plex steps to
beach with dock. Turnkey furnished. Excellent
rental history. $349,000.
PERICO SHORES ... An exclusive enclave of ex-
ecutive homesites three minutes to the white sandy
beaches of Anna Maria Island. Lakefront, in natu-
ral wild life preserve. From $74,900.
ELEVATED home across from the beach with
elevator, lots of storage, family room and garage.
COMPUTER HELP! Responsible 12 year old avail-
able to tutor or fix computer problems for Macintosh
or IBM. Call Ryan at 778-6406.
NEED A HELPING HAND? Call Nichole for baby-sit-
ting your kids! I'm a certified Red Cross baby-sitter.
Interested, call 778-2284.
GOING AWAY? Call Nicole for baby-sitting your
pets. I also walk dogs. Interested? Lots of great
prices. Call 778-2284.
FREE ADS FOR KIDS (under 16) seeking Summer
Jobs. Up to 21 words, three week maximumat no
charge. Must be placed in person at The Islander By-
stander, 5408 Marina Dr., Holmes Beach.
QUALIFIED ISLAND COMPANION available for ex-
perienced caretaking. Night care is not a problem.
Excellent employment references. Call 778-2085 for
JEWELRY REPAIRS custom designs. We can turn
your old gold into beautiful new jewelry. Tue. Sat.,
10 5. Closed Sun. & Mon. Golden Isle Jewelers
401A Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 778-4605
MAN WITH SHOVEL... Planting, mulching, trimming,
clean-up, shell, odd jobs. Hard-working and respon-
sible. Excellent references. Call Edward 778-3222.
LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical app., air-
ports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Cab. Serv-
ing the Islands. 778-5476 or 705-1302.
"THE PERFECTIONIST Cleaning with perfection:
homes, condos, rentals, etc. Call Sharon at 778-0064.
"WALK WITH ME..."
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ANNA MARIA ISLAND CLUB
Anna Maria's finest complex. Top floor
unit. Direct Gulf views, walking beach,
heated pool and spa, secured elevator
lobby, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, turnkey fur-
nished. $249,900. Call Dave Moynihan.
2BR/1BA totally upgraded unit. New carpet,
breakfast bar, walk-in shower. Low mainte-
nance fees. Priced at $99,900. Call Ed
Oliveira. Also great value for a second unit
just listed at $78,000. Call Suzanne Georgia.
SPARKLING CLEAN SERVICES. Licensed,
bonded, experienced. Professional cleaning.
Homes, condos, rentals. Move in/out. Excellent ref-
erences. Beverly. 778-1945.
WANT YOUR HOME to shine? Call Connie at 794-
5054. 15 years experience. References and reason-
able rates. Apartments, mobile, homes, rentals.
MOTHER'S HELPER Gentle, loving, fun. Good
sense of humor. Call 778-0347,
ISLAND AUTO TRUCK repair. Mobile service. All re-
pairs, AC service, low rates. ASE certified, free esti-
mates, all work guaranteed. 778-6979 or 778-1560.
HAULING, SHELL DELIVERED and spread, trash
removal, tree trimming, free estimates. Larry 794-6348.
AUTOMOBILE SERVICE HOUSECALLS minor re-
pairs and maintenance in your driveway. For esti-
mate or appointment call 778-0373.
'TIRED OF CLEANING your pool? Need your drive-
way or pool deck pressure cleaned?" Call Woodland's
Quality Pool Care. It's our business. 778-6742.
NEED IT CLEANED NOW? Dolphin Cleaning and
Maintenance offers prompt dependable service.
References both on and off the Island. Free esti-
mates. Call Rick at 778-2864.
YOUR A/C DOESN'T COOL like new? We repair
room and central units. Licensed and insured.
American Cooling & Heating. 747-7328.
DRY CLEAN YOUR CARPET! Many Island refer-
ences. Call Fat Cat Carpet Cleaning, 778-2882.
CODY'S CARPET & upholstery cleaning. Dry foam
shampoo & steam cleaned. LR/DR $34.95. Free
A Serving the Island
location since 1970.
Visit us at our web site: http://islandrealestate.com !!
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Toll Free 1-800-865-0800
From this 2BR/2BA Bridgeport condo.
Covered parking, elevator, heated
pool, across from wide, sandy beach.
Close to everything. Priced at $89,900.
Call Dave Moynihan.
GULF TO BAY MOORINGS
Direct Bayfront unit with great view of the
Intracoastal. 2BR/2BA with loft. Includes 2
porches, covered parking and boat dock.
Only one block to the beach. Offered at
$129,900. Call Ed Oliveira for details.
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ndy Lawn Mowing Trimming Edging
Lwn Hauling By the cut or by the month.
Service .13 YEARS EXPERIENCE 9 INSURED
7 8.1345 GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICES
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Darrin Wash CARPENTRY
"A DOOR EXPERT"
Serving the Island communities 'r
8 years with Island references.
DRY WALL, TEXTURE
& POPCORN REPAIR 778-1353
WILSON WALL SERVICES
SSpecializing in Stucco & Ceiling Repairs
Building Restoration Water Damage
25 Yrs Experience Island References 727-7247
C J's Plumbing Inc. 778-3614
24-Hour Emergency Service & Repairs
SWater Heaters -Drain Cleaning -Disposals *Remodeling
JOHN DAVIS Beeper 569-9052
Licensed & Insured CFC056844
HA IR MOTIONS
$38 Hr Exp. Licence#
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ARPEN'TRY CALL KIT WELSCH
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LOCKOUTS "Professional Excellence"
LOCKS o Residential-Commercial
Interior & Exterior
REKEYINSTALL MASTER Interor&Exterior
REKEYINSTALL MASTER Popcorn Ceiling Repair
New & Used Locks & Repairs
Emergency Service Serving the Islands Since 1969.
Service Islands Since 1986 Licensed and Insured
ALOA 778-5594ASIS 778-5594 778-3468
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ANNA MARIA GARDEN Center & Landscaping.
Free estimates, 32 years experience. Full service
landscaping and garden center. All work guaran-
ISLAND GARDEN CENTER Landscaping and na-
tive plants is our business. Same location 7 years
(Marina Drive). 778-4441
GRASS CUTTING 60 years experience. Commer-
cial, residential. By the cut or by the month. Retired,
want to keep active. Lowest prices. Call 779-2203.
VAN-GO PAINTING Residential/Commercial, Inte-
rior/Exterior, Pressure Cleaning, Wallpaper, Island
resident references. Dan or Bill 778-5455.
JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling
specialist. State licensed and insured. Many Island
references. 778-2993. Lic# CRC 035261.
R.T. (Bob) HILTON CONSTRUCTION. Residential
and commercial. Remodel and new construction.
Island and Mainland. References. CGC012191. 747-
1098. (Don't say how, say Hilton).
FAUCET PLUMBING Remodel, service, water
heater, sewer cleaning. 24-hour service. Serving the
Island 17 years. 778-0181. Lic. #RF0038400.
CARPET, VINYL, CERAMIC tile. Sold, installed and
repaired. Excellent prices. All workmanship guaran-
teed. Fully licensed/insured. Steve Allen 383-5381
or beeper 506-3297.
INDUSTRIOUS, highly-skilled, meticulous, sober,
prompt, finish carpentry, counter tops, ceramic & vi-
nyl tile, fine finish painting, wall coverings, repairs.
Paul Beauregard 779-2294.
KIMBALL GENERAL CONTRACTING. Residential
& commercial. New construction or remodeling. 25
years experience, insured. Lic. # CGC 058-092. Call
778-5354 or pager 506-6186.
THE I.P.M. CO. All phases of home repairs, remod-
eling, additions, new home construction. License
#RR0066842. Jim Travis 779-2129.
MARBLE AND TERRAZZO restoration. Grinding,
polishing, floor leveling, stain removal, regrouting
and glazing. Call Prime Grind of West Florida, 365-
8309. Mastercard and Visa accepted.
ALUMINUM VINYL CONSTRUCTION. All types.
New installation and repairs. Insured and refer-
ences. Lic. #RX-0051318. Rex Roberts 778-0029.
ISLAND UPHOLSTERY Furniture repair. Danish
craftsman. Free estimates, pick-up & delivery. 121
Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. 778-4335.
COME AND SEE! Signature painting at Island Plaza,
2500 Gulf Drive. Residential and commercial. Free
estimates. Licensed/insured. Call 798-381.
BRICK, GLASS BLOCK, stone, pavers, stucco,
tile. Lie. #MC00318. Insured. Phone 778-5183.
Fully furnished beach cottage. 1BR/1BA, private lot
and parking. $275 per week, includes phone and
GULFFRONT GROUND FLOOR, 1BR/1BA condo.
Screened lanai, sundeck on private beach w/ hot
tub. $525 per wk. includes phone and cable. Avail-
ANNUAL RENTAL large 1BR/1BA. 203 2nd St.,
Bradenton Beach. 1 block to beach/fishing pier. Just
remodeled, water and garbage included. $500 mo.
SEASONAL RENTAL adorable cottage, 2BR/1BA,
washer/dryer, just remodeled. 1 block to beach/fish-
ing pier. 106 Church St., Bradenton Beach. $500 wk/
$1,500 mo. (813) 874-0973.
ANNA MARIA GULF/BAY views. Furnished 1BR
apartment. Private paio. Pool, w/d. 211 South Bay
VACATION RENTAL. Bayfront with deep water boat
dock. 2BR/1BA, newly remodeled, designer turnkey
furnished. Short walk to Gulf beaches and restaurants.
Available weekly or monthly. Ask Denise about Herons
Landing. (941) 778-2246 or (800) 211-2323.
GREAT GULF VIEWS 2BR/1BA upstairs, fur-
nished/unfurnished. Includes washer/dryer, all ap-
pliances, water and garbage. No pets please. $700
mo. Call 749-0216.
ANNUAL UNFURNISHED waterfront rental.
Westbay Cove condominium. 2nd floor corer unit
with great view. 2BR/2BA, pool, tennis. Call Old
Florida Realty at 778-3377 anytime.
VACATION RENTALS 1BR apartments, hotel
room. Daily, weekly, monthly. Low summer rates.
Walk to beach, shops, restaurants. Magnolia apart-
SEASONAL IMMACULATE furnished 2BR apart-
ment with Gulf view. Available through Dec. Weekly/
monthly. Reasonable. 778-4368.
HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL, close to beach. 1BR/
1BA. Available June 15. $525. 778-4368.
WATERFRONT ON WIDE canal. "Key West haven"
Anna Maria Island, 2BR/1BA furnished. Seasonal
Jun. Nov. 30, 1996. $600 mo. plus security, no
HIDEAWAY PERFECT BAYVIEW between bridges.
Nice, quiet dead end street. 1st floor, 2BR, fully fur-
nished, annual, with dock. Also 2BR wk/mo and '97
season. No smoking or pets. 778-7107.
2BR/2BA DUPLEX in Holmes Beach. Walk to beach
& shopping. $600 mo, last & security, includes water
& sewer & trash. No pets. 778-1259 or 778-0405.
ANNUAL KEY ROYALE beauty. Furnished 2BR/2BA
plus office/bedroom. Canalfront, screened lanai,
huge utility room and much more! Available immedi-
ately. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate for further infor-
mation. 941-778-1450 or 1-800-306-9666.
ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA condo with enclosed
porch, upgraded appliances, pool. Steps to Gulf.
$600 mo. Call Wagner Realty at 778-2246.
BAYFRONT FURNISHED 3BR/2BA. Available now
to Dec. $800 + utilities. Also 2BR/2BA furnished.
Available to Dec. $650 + utilities. Call Lisa at
Wedebrock Real Estate 778-0700.
ANNUAL UNFURNISHED very nice 2BR/1BA, 2nd
floor, screened porch, near beach w/Gulf peak, cen-
tral AC, new carpet, no pets! $700 + utilities. Call
Green Real Estate 778-0455.
SEASONAL HOLMES BEACH 2BR, 100 yards to Gulf.
Large screened lanai, jacuzzi, wet bar, sun deck. Also
1BR available weekly, monthly. Call 778-5617.
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classified advertising. (Classified charge customers
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ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA ground level apart-
ment. One block to beach. Water & garbage in-
cluded. Available June 15. $450 mo. Call Wagner
Realty at 778-2246.
SUMMER SPECIAL Small deposit will hold. Anna
Maria on water, white sand beach, close to City Pier.
Good fishing, swimming, heated pool. 1 and 2BR,
everything furnished. $250 $350 weekly. $40 night
when available. Enchanted Shores, 201 Bay Blvd.
South. (941) 778-9188.
WANTED 2BR ANNUAL. Responsible, professional
woman will trade management-secretarial skills for
reduced rental. References. 351-3922.
ANNUAL NEW APARTMENT, must see. Large bed-
room walk-in closet, large bath, furnished, all ameni-
ties included. Block from beach. No pets. $600
monthly. Ideal for single person. 779-1605.
PRIME OFFICE SPACE or studio for rent on Anna
Maria. 900 sq. ft. Call 951-0585.
COMMERCIAL SPACE for rent on Anna Maria Is-
land. Approximately 1,340 sq. ft. Excellent location
- great visibility. Call Smith Realtors at 778-0777.
TWO RETAIL/COMMERCIAL STORES corner of
Holmes Blvd. and Gulf Dr. 800 sq. ft. 5337 Gulf Dr.
600 + sq. ft. 5306A Holmes Blvd. Drive by and call
COMMERCIAL SPACE AVAILABLE in Holmes
Beach. Call Dennis for details. 778-4461.
MINI VACATION SPECIAL 25% discount either Sun.
- Wed. or Mon. Thu. 2 people/4 nights from $135.
Kitchens. 500 ft. to beach. Free bikes. Haley's Mo-
tel & Resort Complex. 778-5405 or (800) 367-7824.
ANNA MARIA GULF/BAY views. Pierside apartments,
4-units furnished. Large lot with pool. $449,000, by
owner (in apt. #1). 211 South Bay Blvd. 778-2896.
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(Saturday 10 to 2 usually).
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WANTED SMALL home/duplex within 1 to 2 blocks of
the beach. Quiet street, Holmes Beach or Anna Maria
only. Call NY (516) 589-3943, leave message.
WESTBAY COVE 2BR/2BA condo overlooking
landscaped pool and Tampa Bay. New kitchen,
freshly decorated, second floor end unit. $132,000.
Call (800) 484-1692-9726.
HOME FOR SALE $229,900.3BR/2BA, 1 1/2 years
old. 608 Fern Street, Anna Maria. For additional in-
formation, please call 778-9515.
NORTH BEACH VILLAGE $159,000. Spacious 3BR/
2BA townhome w/treetop views! Community pool and
only steps to the beach. Jan Jordan, Broker-Realtor.
The Longboat Connection, Inc., 387-9709.
LOT FOR SALE 501 Reclinata $142,000. 1/3 acre
homesite in area of fine homes. Building plans
available. Call Jim LaRose, Realtor. The Longboat
Connection, Inc., 387-9709.
TRAILER 30 X 8 W/SCREENED lanai, carport, new
carpet. Pines Trailer Park, Bradenton Beach. For
information call 746-1058 or 747-7290.
WATERFRONT LONGBOAT KEY. Deep water
canal, 2BR/2BA, den, eat-in kitchen, dining room,
living room, fireplace, satellite dish, large caged
pool. 580 DeNarvaez Dr. $195,000. Brokers pro-
tected. Owner/broker. Call (941) 383-5474.
CANALFRONT TOWNHOUSE, beautifully remod-
eled, 2BR/2BA end unit with ceramic tile & Berber
carpet. Boat dock available, great rental or vacation
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BY MATT GAFFNEY / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ
8 Kind of hunting
15 "Star Wars"
20 Mark Antony's
wife before he
22 Kind of layer
23 With 117-Across,
what the answers
to the italicized
clues have in
25 "Chapter Two"
27 Former capital
28 Novelist Rand
32 Protrude, in a
40 Make one two
42 Stevie Wonder's
43 Atheist leader
45 Ballot marks
46 The All-wise, of
50 Madonna album
54 M.D. spots
57 Recital pieces
60 Speech help
63 Free TV
64 "Rescue 911"
67 Grammy winner
69 Makes straight
74 Milk product
80 Actress Hagen
81 Car front
83 Mantel piece
84 Cole Porter,
85 Noted Big Apple
88 Time for "Today"
90 Paint variety
94 Painter Gerard
97 As good as new
98 Cuban resort
103 Month's start
105 Kind of advice
108 It may be used in
109 Chemical suffix
11l "Ooh" follower
117 See 23-Across
122 Racing, as pacers
123 Catherine the
124 "The Glass Bead
125 Handout sign
1 This and that
3 Process part
5 Adolf's mistress
6 Bar on a boat
7 City near
9 Du Maurier's
11 More bleak
12 Court situation
15 "La Bamba"
16 Israeli weapon
18 Have (be
able to escape)
19 Plant yielding a
24 Classic "S.N.L."
33 Sony co-founder
35 Subject of
39 Arch Deluxe
44 Itinerary segs.
47 Fully exposed
49 Steadiness, in a
51 "Try-- see!"
52 Led (in)
53 A shot
56 Less interesting
58 "C6mo -?"
61 Popular record
63 Pope, 1605-21
66 China's Lao--
68 Cornea neighbor
70 Trojan War king
71 Au (menu
72 Karl Malone's
78 ABC sitcom
79 Electron tube
My Wife to the
83 Marbelize, e.g.
86 Kind of ear
89 Denial of a sort
91 "- in the
92 Gertrude's 1951
94 Envision victory
99 Where a pet. of
104 "Ah Sin"
106 Glossy proof
109 Baghdad's land:
111 Italian cabbage
113 Turnerof the
114 Lament tor
118 Spanish article
120 Long shot?
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tom 4BR/3BA w/vaulled ceilings. lighted plant
shelves Spacious master suite wllacuzzi tub
Over 2.400 sq it garage area Call Mary Ann
PERICO BAY CLUB $125,500. Kinghfsher
lurnkey lurrished model Upslaisr '.iew and pi-
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enthusiasm for this area, and no nonsense
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ANNA MARIA ISLAND $199,000. 3BR/
2BA waterfront home in Anna Maria City. on
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and Aaleriront deck, lush waterview Call
Helen While 778-6956
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GULFFRONT COMPLEX $169,000. F ar
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or Da.e Jcnes 778.67-91
ISLAND FOUR PLEX $340,000. 4 nice
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courtyards 30 x 30 corrmmon sundeck on roof
Units can be sold separately Call Chard
KEY ROYALE $229,000. Well rr-aijnlained
and decorated canalfro-nI hor e on pretl.i -Iu.
Key Roale Fri.ale dock and onl, rrinurei 3,A,-
fr.om TaiTpa Ba,' Call Dick f.13her or Da.e-
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WESTBAY COVE SOUTH
SUMMER SANDS ... $144 900
SLACOASTA .... ..... .159.900
SCOQUINA BEACH CLUB $185 CiO $1&9 000
OCEAN PARK TERRACE ..... $169.000
S EUNBOW BAY .. ..' $92.500
i GULFSANIDS .... .$182000
5400 CONDO .. ........ $ S3 000 $227,000
WESTBAY POINT & MOORINGS $50 00 0- $215.000
NORTH BEACH VILLAGE .. .... $155 500
WHITNEY BEACH ..... .. 97.500 $355.000
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