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Islander held on federal drug charges
Island businessman and community activist Dale T.
Marler was arrested on federal drug charges on Aug. 18.
In connection with that investigation, Holmes
Beach police and Manatee County sheriff's deputies ar-
rested Noreen Joseph, 49, of 8108 Gulf Drive, Holmes
Beach, on four counts of sale of marijuana on Aug. 25.
Marler, 55. of 528 56th St., Holmes Beach, was
charged with intent to distribute marijuana and 500
grams or more of cocaine. Federal agents, along with
Manatee County sheriff's deputies, arrested Marler in
Palmetto Aug. 18 after a four-month investigation by
on way to
By Jim Hanson
With hopes high and fire in their eyes, people de-
termined to make Grassy Point "another Leffis Key"
are on their money trek to Tallahassee.
The grant expert among them is confident of suc-
cess on one front, hopeful on two others.
Jaime Doubek wrote the application for a grant
from the Florida Communities Trust, and she is the
principal fighter for its fulfillment. She's on the staff
of the Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program, which
is committed to wetlands preservation.
She and Rick Ashley, Holmes Beach city treasurer,
will confront the Trust's governing board Thursday,
Aug. 27, in a major effort for Grassy Point money.
Holmes Beach wants to buy the 37 acres of pristine
mangrove wetlands on Sarasota Bay just south of the
Manatee Avenue bridge as passive-use park. Estimated
cost is $715,350.
Other local grant applications include one for
$320,000 to buy the old schoolhouse at the eastern edge
of Cortez, and another for $1,595,585 for Riverview
Pointe, upland habitat on the Manatee River adjacent
to the DeSoto Memorial in West Bradenton.
After an evaluation, the Trust's staff awarded
Cortez 197.5 points, Riverview 195, Grassy Point 180.
Doubek said $60 million was available and its ranking
put Grassy Point at the $65 million level.
She has no quarrel with the Cortez and Riverview
showing she wrote those applications too --but
questions at least one phase of the staff evaluation.
"They gave us zero points for the local Compre-
hensive Plan, but I've checked the Holmes Beach
Comp Plan over and over and, sure enough, it does
indeed refer specifically to recreation facilities, where
the staff thought it didn't.
"I hope I can convince them to change that from
zero to plus five. That will give us 185."
Additionally, she and Ashley will ask the board
to award Grassy Point up to 10 more points for
"project excellence." And, too, the Trust is expected
to have an additional $10 to $20 million back from
projects completed this year.
Any of the foregoing, she is sure, would put the
Holmes Beach project over the top.
In addition to Doubek and Ashley, Charles Hunsicker
of the Manatee County Planning Department will speak
Thursday for the Cortez and Riverview projects and thank
the board for those anticipated grants.
Doubek said expressions of local citizen support
are very helpful, and it's not too late right up until
Thursday morning. They should be addressed to the
Florida Communities Trust, Department of Commu-
nity Affairs, fax number (850) 921-1747.
"In April, our department started getting informa-
tion about Marler's possible drug involvement," ex-
plained Lt. Dale Stephenson of the Holmes Beach Po-
lice Department. "In late June I had a report of an un-
related matter and when I investigated, the information
started coming together."
During the past year, Marler served as foreman of
the U.S. District Court grand jury that indicted the Rev.
Henry Lyons in Tampa. Lyons was charged with tax
evasion, extortion, conspiracy, money laundering and
Ironically, former grand jury foreman Marler is in
jail in Tampa awaiting his hearing by a federal grand
jury, Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney Monte
"We consider him a drug dealer and are seeking
an indictment by the grand jury," Richardson said.
Asked why there was federal interest in a drug
suspect with allegedly a relatively small amount of
contraband. Richardson said, "He was a [grand
Richardson added that "all drug cases share
PLEASE SEE DRUG ARREST, NEXT PAGE
All smiles as school buses arrive
Principal Jim' Kronus is his.V Il)t/ping tihe children put on ccolor'ed wrist-hanis to insure tlhe' yet on the rilgit
bus att ,dayvs e'li. HeY kid, where dlid! you get that awt'esomie "isile'v" notebook ? The photo doesn't do it justice.
For more of school halppeninis, see pagc 12. Islander Photo: Susan K. Kesselring,
Ninety-six baby turtles bit the brightly lighted dust
of the Coconuts Beach Resort pool and parking lot
Monday night, and Turtle Watchers are outraged.
The hatchlings came out of a nest three blocks down
the beach, said Sabine Buehler, and they struggled all the
way to the lights of Coconuts and their death.
Buehler is Turtle Watch coordinator for the section
of the Gulf beach between the Sandbar restaurant and
the Martinique condominiums. In all that stretch, she
said, only Coconuts and the Martinique "are lit up like
"We [Turtle Watch people] have talked to them
and the city code enforcement officer has talked to
them, but the flood lights and pool lights are on all
night and even the apartments on the beach side don't
close their shades."
She and her fellow volunteers counted 102 hatched
eggs in the sea turtle nest, and followed their trails to
find only five live hatchlings and one crushed to death
at the Coconuts. She blamed birds for the demise of
many hatchlings, the result of the long landward trek
down the beach to the Coconuts.
Hatchlings are programmed by nature to head
toward the sea, which is brighter at night from the
twinkle of moon and star light than the land. Lights
ashore glow stronger than the water, often with
Other than Coconuts and Martinique, Buehler said,
that section of the beach is "just great" at night. She
in turtle deaths
especially lauded the Nlautilus, Harrington House.
S.~ ii. and Bali 1 lai for shutting down seaward lights,
and said residents of condos along the beach started
cooperating even before turtle nesting season.
"They all could do it," she said. "I know they need
some lighting for insurance purposes, but they could
have three instead of 10, and make them yellow. Or
sensor lights, which turn off and on as needed."
She and her fellow volunteers keep track of nests from
midnight to 5 a.m., and "we're really tired by now."
"1 can't stand to see dead turtles," she said. "That
little one with its body crushed and its eyes sticking out,
that was just too much."
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THE BEST NEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND
AUGUST 26, 1998
I[ PAGE 2 0 AUGUST 26, 1998 0 THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER
Bob Delaney speaks kids listen!
By Kevin Cassidy
Anna Maria Island teens and parents recently lis-
tened to a motivational speech by 12-year National
Basketball Association referee Bob Delaney at the
"Reach for the stars" back-to-school program at the
Anna Maria Island Community Center.
The event was part of the Center's REACH (Re-
sponsible Educated Adolescents Can Help) program,
where members participate in year-long activities
such as sports, job training, community service and
other events to teach responsibility and respect.
Last year's REACH program served 209 boys and
girls ages 10 through 17. Projections for this year are
to serve up to 300 teens.
DRUG ARREST, FROM PAGE 1
equal responsibility among local, state and federal
In the 1970s, Marler served as
executive assistant to then-U.S.
Senator Lawton Chiles, now
Florida's governor. He shared own-
ership with other family members in
Buck Creek Groves, was active in
the Island Baptist Church and
coached Little League at the Anna
Maria Island Community Center.
Marler In recent years, the family
operated a winter citrus and veg-
etable business in Holmes Beach, most recently at 59th
Street and Marina Drive adjoining Island Auto Body.
"We started our reports on Marler on July 6 and the
sheriffs office came on board July 8," Holmes Beach's
"We notified the U.S. Attorney's office and the
FBI after we found out about his grand jury duty. It was
a joint investigation down the line."
Stephenson said the case was made using confiden-
tial sources, both on and off the Island. He estimated
that Marler's drug activities have been on-going for
about two years.
Due in part to
Saturday's foul weather,
there wasn't a big turnout
but those that were in at-
tendance heard Delaney's
message loud and clear.
His message wasn't unlike
that of any parent or edu-
cator who tries to motivate
children to set goals and-
make sacrifices to work Delaney
towards those goals.
What separates Delaney from the rest of us is the
fact that he exudes a certain amount of "star quality"
that makes kids and parents tune in and really listen. He
"On Tuesday [Aug. 8] we learned of a possible
drug deal and did surveillance, then the sheriffs office
made the arrest," Stephenson said. "They searched
Marler's car and found a good deal of marijuana and
According to police, Marler made arrangements to
sell an ounce of cocaine to a confidential informant.
Police say he met with a man identified as Jose Luiz
Carmen-Melchor, 24, in Palmetto. Carmen-Melchor
was later charged with possession of cocaine and re-
leased from jail on $1,000 bail.
Marler was stopped by police, who reported dis-
covery of 26 grams of cocaine and a half-pound of
marijuana in his car.
Marler was denied bail on Thursday by a U.S.
magistrate because of "information we had that he had
threatened individuals with great bodily harm,"
"We are interviewing other persons who are pos-
sibly involved in the case and there may be more ar-
rests, both on and off the Island," Stephenson said.
"There's still a lot of work to be done."
Marler is being held without bail. If convicted of
the charges, he faces a maximum fine of $2 million,
imprisonment for five to 40 years and four years of
supervised release, according to Richardson.
couples that with a gift for speaking that is rich in
knowledge, humor and wisdom from his experiences
in law enforcement and as a National Basketball Asso-
He shares stories of experiences from famous NBA
players and their path to the top of their profession and
draws parallels with everyday activities and tempta-
tions that teens face growing up.
Delaney's message is best summed up by his own
words, telling the kids that they all can be in the NBA
if they dedicate themselves to setting goals and work-
ing towards them: "Never Be Average!"
For more information on REACH, call the Com-
munity Center at 778-1908 and ask for Seth
Phone book recycling
arranged on islands
Anna Maria Island residents can have
their outdated telephone books recycled at
Holmes Beach City Hall through September
City Commission Chairman Don
Maloney said a recycle bin will be at the city
hall, 5901 Marina Drive, from Sept. 1 until
On Longboat Key, a special bin will be
placed during the same period at the town
recycling center on Bay Isles Road.
Local son flying high
Air Force Senior Airman Michael P. Scott has ar-
rived for duty at Thule Air Base, Greenland.
Scott is an information manager assigned to the
377th Air Base Wing.
He is the son of Lawrence W. Scott of Anna Maria
and Suzanne R. Scott of Bradenton.
Scott is a 1991 graduate of Manatee High School,
5404 Marina Drive Holmes Beach 34217 (941) 778-7978
It's Time Our Courts Take
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For the first time in 30 years, there is a candidate running
against a sitting judge in Manatee County on Sept. 1. Why?
Because he believes that it's time to hold criminals accountable!
As County Judge, Matt McMillan will bring a new perspective
to the bench, a new toughness to the Manatee County Court.
New Hope For
: Street-level police officers
Victim Rights Advocates
SNeighborhood Crime Watchers
MADD (local Chapter)
Family Violence Specialists
Common citizens like you who
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Vote for a breath of fresh air in our court
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LIGHTS OUT FOR
LIGHTS OUT FOR
May 1 thru Oct. 31 9PM to 7AM
Please turn out beachfront lights.*
Lights disorient mother turtles
and especially turtle hatchlings
as they journey to the Gulf.
Report turtles, turtle tracks, possible
Snests and hatchlings to | llla MTaria
or 778-0068. 1 l- Ie f tla ll
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It's the law!
CUT OUT AND TAPE OVER LIGHT SWITCH!
Beachfront properties and guests in beachfront rental units can have a handy
reminder at the front door or in the kitchen wherever it will be noticable that lights
near the beach must be turned out from May to October. Just copy this cut-out light
switch cover and post it. This is your chance to contribute to helping an
endangered species and just maybe the hatchlings you save will return to
your beach over the course of the next 100 years to nest!
THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER 0 AUGUST 26, 1998 0 PAGE 3 MI
Move to reinstate Kirk dropped
By Jim Hanson
Moves to reinstate the Rev. Wayne D. Kirk as
Roser Memorial Community Church's pastor ap-
peared doomed this week, with the two men closest
to the matter Kirk and staunch supporter John
Adams indicating it's over.
The minister told The Islander Bystander, "1
have resigned, and do not plan to return."
As for reports among church members that he
has accepted another position, he responded, "No
Adams, Roser deacon who has been a leader of
those objecting to the departure of Kirk and of the
manner in which it came about, said: "I don't think
it would be possible to bring him back."
Kay Beverly, chair of the congregation and of
the church's governing body, the Church Council,
stated, "He says he has resigned and as far as I'm
concerned he has resigned, period. It's been diffi-
cult, but everything is going to be fine."
Following Kirk's admission to accusations of in-
timate relations with a woman he was counseling, he
left Roser's pulpit in a resignation accepted June 15
by the Board of Deacons.
The board subsequently voted 23-3, Adams said,
to rescind its acceptance.
In a letter dated July 14, Kirk told the congrega-
tion, "I love you all greatly ... [but] it is necessary
to refuse to reconsider my resignation."
He expressed remorse, sorrow and shame and
further said he had been in counseling and was de-
voting himself to repairing his marriage.
Church members say he has succeeded in doing
Subsequently Adams circulated a statement ob-
jecting to the way the matter was handled, and
church member Arden Lerfald wrote an open letter
to the congregation urging members to "forgive and
Adams, who said he joined the church 52 years
ago, said three polls show 95 percent of the members
favor Rev. Kirk, and Lerfald said his letter drew re-
sponses from 58 people, 54
of them favoring keeping
Kirk as pastor.
"There probably will
be a church gathering in
September, when people
are back from up north, as a
continuing increase in our s
effort for Rev. Kirk,"
According to Adams, Kirk
Kirk's eloquence is such
that the church has filled orders for 200 tapes of
his sermons each week and membership had
grown by 10 percent each of the three years Kirk
Adams charges the pastor was "railroaded by a
tiny minority that did not seek the congregation's
Adams said, "The lesson this gives to our
children and the world by our handling of Wayne
is that if you sin you will receive less understand-
ing, less help and less justice from Roser Church
than you will from the Holmes Beach Police De-
partment, and that is a very sorry lesson."
Adams' comments stem from a disturbance call
made to Holmes Beach police involving Kirk on
June 8, which subsequently brought the pastor's situ-
ation to the attention of Beverly and other church
Adams told The Islander Bystander: "My objec-
tive is not to blow the church apart, but find how to
bring it together."
Meanwhile, the Revs. Jan and Mike Smith of
Anna Maria City will fill in as interim pastors start-
ing Aug. 30, Beverly said.
The church at 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria City,
is the oldest on the Island, founded in 1913 by John
and Caroline Roser. With some 900 members now,
it has begun a building program, adding a $265,000
narthex and portico with more to come when more
money has been raised -- "' will have no debts."
Anna Maria City
9/3, 7 p.m., Commission meeting
8/28, 10:30 a.m., Parks and Beautification
Advisory Board special meeting
9/2, 7 p.m., Parks and Beautification
9/3, 7 p.m., Commission public hearing
on the budget
8/27, 9 a.m., Local Mitigation Strategy
joint city/county meeting, Manatee Conven-
tion and Civic Center, One Haben Blvd.,
*9/1, 9 a.m., Manatee County Commission
public hearing on one-cent sales tax ordi-
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1112 Manatee Ave. W.
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I[ PAGE 4 0 AUGUST 26, 1998 0 THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER
Proposed rental ordinances sent to planners
By Pat Copeland
Holmes Beach city commissioners recently sent
two proposed ordinances on residential rentals to the
planning commission for recommendations.
According to the ordinance which commissioners
have been considering for more than a year, residential
rentals would be limited to 30 days in the R-1 and R-3
districts and to 14 days in the R-2 district. According
to existing ordinances, seven-day rentals are permitted
in the R-4 district and 30-day rentals are permitted in
the R-1AA district.
The property cannot be rented more than once dur-
ing the designated rental period, but the rental can be
of any length. The ordinance also makes renting in a
residential district a permitted accessory use and in-
cludes grandfather status and mandatory registration of
nonconformities with a specific cut-off date.
A second ordinance, recently proposed by Com-
missioner Roger Lutz, prohibits the renting of any
property east of Gulf Drive in the R 1AA and R 1 zon-
ing districts for any period that is less than 30 days and
more than three times a year.
City Attorney Patricia Petruff said she added a pro-
vision for grandfathering to Lutz's ordinance but the
commission must decide whether or not to retain that
"Mine was a compromise," Lutz noted. "I thought
it was a good starting place. My thought was that the
commission would not pass any ordinance that affects
the whole city."
Commissioner Luke Courtney said he feels the city
will be sued if Lutz's proposal is passed because it only
addresses one zoning district.
"If this passes, we can look at another district,"
Commission Chairman Don Maloney brought up
the problem of enforcement.
"That's not logical," Lutz replied. "If I have a prob-
lem in my neighborhood, I'll get it enforced. If the
neighbors aren't offended maybe it doesn't need to be
"More people are coming here to buy real estate,
not to live permanently but as an investment," resident
and real estate agent Michael Advocate said. "They
want to come here part time and maybe retire here.
Don't take away people's rights until there's a need for
"The problem is people who object to the fact that
this is turning into an investment Island rather than
what they came here for in the first place," Maloney
Resident and motel owner Joy Courtney, wife of
Commissioner Luke Courtney, said the commission
should resolve the issue of whether renting residential
property is considered conducting a business, which is
prohibited in the city's residential districts.
"Since the 1960s, our city codes have always had
a prohibition on conducting a business in a residential
district, except for home occupation licenses, but we
never had a definition of doing business until 1994,"
Petruff noted. "We've never had a court decide at what
point, if any, the rental of real property becomes a busi-
The planning commission plans to discuss the or-
dinances at 1 p.m. Sept. 14.
Anna Maria salary talks get second going over
By Susan K. Kesselring
It's not a question of whether city employees will
get a raise, it is a question of how much. What does
remain to be seen for the 1998-99 budget, however, is
which organizations will receive donations from the
City of Anna Maria.
At the Aug. 18 second budget workshop Vice
Mayor Doug Wolfe said the commission knew going
in that it was going to be a continuance of the previous
week's salary discussion meeting.
Commissioner Robert McElheny said he would
like to see the staff receive no more than a 2 1/2 per-
Wolfe said a 10 percent raise across the board
amounts to $23,179, which includes the amount figured
in for pensions and other benefits. "That is less than
what it costs to pave a new road," he said.
Commissioner George McKay said that a large
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increase may not benefit some of the employees be-
cause it might put them into a different tax bracket. As
a result of the increase, they may be bringing home less
money at the end of the year.
McElheny said the commission needs to look at the
city as a business. He said city employees are given
benefits not available to much of the civilian world.
He said they get 12 sick days a year, 10 holidays.
two personal days and vacation days.
According to McElheny, the city pays 100 percent
of the employee's health insurance, provides uniforms
and training if needed, matches their Social Security
and on average the employees work 37.5 hours per
"We have to be financially responsible to the citi-
zens of this city. None of our employees are underpaid
and two employees have been added to the payroll this
past year." he said.
McElheny said he is not attacking any one person-
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is merely attacking the thought process and looking at
the proposed increases from a business perspective.
In a continuing discussion on donations from the
city to charitable organizations, Commissioners Wolfe
and McElheny had another difference of opinion.
The World of Work program is asking for $7,000
to benefit the Anna Maria Elementary School students
and the Parent-Teacher Organization is asking for
$5.000 for new playground equipment for the school.
"We have an obligation to the taxpayers of this
city." Wolfe said. "Why should we give the money to
other cities when we can put it into our infrastructure?
How can we not service our employees and give the
money to somebody else?" he said.
McElheny said, "Those are our kids going to that
school also. To me that's infrastructure."
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Pier fish-people debate
continues in Bradenton Beach
By Paul Roat
Is it a pier for fishing or strolling?
That question has again come up in Bradenton Beach,
prompting some angry words among members of the city
commission as they wrangle with definitions and usage of
the city's Bridge Street structure.
Since its creation more than 25 years ago from what
was once the wooden bridge connecting Bradenton Beach
The 665-foot-long structure has been the site of
zillions of hours of pleasurable fishing and eating for fish-
ers and visitors who enjoy the views of Cortez and Anna
In the past few years, thanks mostly to about $500,000
in state grants, the pier has undergone a spectacular face
lift. Aged decking was replaced, railings added, the old
pavilion at the east end was replaced and the restaurant
Cabanas were added on the pier, fish-cleaning stations
with fresh water installed, and lighting was placed under
the structure rather than overhead.
Swings and picnic tables were added at the restaurant
in car crash
Thomas N. Mogavero, 28, of 2907 Avenue B,
was killed in a single-vehicle accident at 12:55 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 22, after his vehicle smashed into
a palm tree near the east edge of the Cortez Bridge.
According to Florida Highway Patrol troopers,
Mogavero was driving his 1995 Jeep east on Cortez
Road, crossing the bridge. He lost control of his
vehicle as he got to the east end of the bridge. The
vehicle veered off the south shoulder of the road.
The Jeep struck a palm tree, causing it to spin,
then the left side hit another palm tree. Troopers
said Mogavero was not wearing a seat belt.
entrance and under the pavilion roof and everything got
a fresh coat of white paint compliments of scores of paint-
Then complaints started rolling in from fishers, and
complaints against fishers started rolling in from officials.
Seems the anglers were chopping bait on the railing,
scoring the white finish. The picnic tables and benches
also weren't left unmarked, thanks in part to the tin-cov-
ered fish cleaning stations that butchered knives more than
And the under-rail lights, although attractive for walk-
ers at night, were hell for fishermen seeking to untangle
a line, release a fish or bait a hook. There also were secu-
rity problems at the pier, blamed in part on the dim light-
ing, with damages to swings and other fixtures.
Increased police patrols began on the pier at night to
deter vandalism, but as Police Chief Jack Maloney says,
"It's a fishing pier. I can have our officers tell somebody
not to cut bait on the railing, but I can't really enforce it."
Or, as City Commissioner Gail Cole put it, "I don't
see how you can police somebody for cutting up bait at a
City Commissioner Bemeitta Kays has long been an
advocate of the fishers. She pushed for new lights on the
pier, and last week city commissioners approved about
$13,000 for seven light poles to be added on the structure.
However, as Vice Mayor John Chappie pointed out,
the lights are strategically placed at popular fishing spots.
The fish cleaning stations are not near the lights, and the
problem with railings as cutting boards could continue.
Mayor Connie Drescher said, "I do want our police
officers to go out there and if they see people cutting bait
on a picnic table or railing, tell them, 'No-no!'"
"I want to see it stay a fishing pier," Kays has repeat-
Only time will tell.
Ironically, though, in all documents for the life of the
pier it has been referred to as a "municipal fishing pier."
Last year, a new sign added at the pier entrance off Bridge
Street proclaims, "Bradenton Beach City Pier."
Benefit for youth Saturday
St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor
Drive, Holmes Beach, is having a spaghetti dinner
Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. to benefit the
The menu includes spaghetti, meat sauce, Italian
bread, salad and dessert. The cost is $2 for children
under 12 and $5 for adults.
For more information, call Barbara Sato at 778-
3509 or Maureen DiPaola at 778-7658.
Library exhibit celebrates
The public is invited to view the Daughters of the
American Revolution exhibit to be displayed at the Is-
land Branch Library during September.
The Island Branch Library is located at 5701
Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. For more information,
Bible study starts
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive,
is organizing a "Joy of Living" interdenominational
Bible study for women. Study will be on the book of
Isaiah. The 14-week course will begin at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 10.
Call Dorothy Swanberg at 778-1130, so that mate-
rials may be ordered in advance.
Chamber card exchange
Aug. 26 in Anna Maria
The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce
will hold its monthly business card exchange on Aug.
26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Anna Maria Motel, 806 Bay
Blvd., Anna Maria.
Bring a friend. The event is co-hosted by Chez
Andre, the French restaurant located in the Island
Shopping Center, Holmes Beach. Food and drink will
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To quote a once-popular phrase, "there they go
"They," the members of the Bradenton Beach City
Commission, are once again or shall we say still -
wrangling over use of the Bradenton Beach Fishing/
This squabble is spurred by accusations that fish-
ers utilize railings, picnic tables, swings and other ar-
eas to cut bait and clean fish, scoring the finish of the
pristine white paint applied by volunteers and angering
The anger comes from those who point to the
$500,000 or so and countless volunteer hours -
spent on the pier in the past few years to spruce it up,
only to have it defaced.
We're reminded of a story an architect told years
ago. He had designed a school with multiple campuses,
but didn't plan to do the landscaping or install the side-
walks until several weeks after classes had begun.
When asked why all the grounds were unfinished,
he said he wanted to see how the kids found there way
from one part of the school to another before he put in
sidewalks. And, sure enough, the paths from one point
to another were well marked by scores of little feet -
and didn't at all match his original sidewalk and land-
The moral of the story is that Bradenton Beach
officials had more than 20 years to see the pattern of
use for the pier: leisurely walkers, sure, but lots of fish-
ers, night and day fishers and kid fishers. Active, not
passive, use over periods of hours, not minutes.
When the railings, picnic tables and swings were
added, the city's design should have taken the needs of
fishers into consideration. What should have been in-
stalled were myriad cutting and chopping areas. Unfor-
tunately, fishing calls for using something at hand -
like the rail rather than trekking up the pier to whack
up bait or free a hook.
And with the railings and lighting came added
problems for fishers forced to untangle a line, release
a catfish or errant bird and net their catch through the
rails and stare down into upward-aimed lights at night.
And that's just the beginning. The city has facili-
tated expansion needs of the restaurant tenant on the
pier, diminished the bait and tackle store and changed
the name of 20 years from "fishing pier" to "city pier."
If commissioners want to keep the pier "pristine," it
sounds like sections- of railing need to transform to a
couple dozen fish-cleaning stations to keep both fishers
and those upset about the scarred wood on happier terms.
If you've invested a half-million dollars on some-
thing, why not spend a few hundred more to keep it
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Island school ranked No. 1
Our Island community should be very proud of the
achievements that our students exhibited on the Florida
Comprehensive Assessment Test in fourth-grade reading
and fifth-grade math.
Anna Maria Elementary School ranked first in fourth-
grade reading in the county and exceeded state average
scores. The fifth-grade math scores were equally impres-
The achievements of our fine young people are cer-
tainly a positive reflection on our very fine students, ad-
ministrators, teachers, staff, parents and volunteers, which
provide a positive learning and teaching environment at
Anna Maria Elementary School.
All too often our young people and the community are
not recognized for their numerous achievements within
the schools and our very fine facilities at the Anna Maria
Island Community Center.
Perhaps additional efforts need to be put forth to as-
sist and provide intervention on a community-wide basis
for the very small minority of young people who seem to
be having difficulty with their lives which has prompted
calls for curfews for all young people.
The resources and the talented people of this commu-
nity could certainly help with a mentoring program for
those very few young people who are in need of additional
Again, congratulations for the wonderful achieve-
ments of our students and to the Anna Maria Elementary
My wife and our four students are "proud as pea-
Robert, Marcia, Brick, Clay, Zak and
Emma Barlow, Anna Maria
Let's set the record straight
Since many residents and readers of The Islander
Bystander are not familiar with the circumstances that
have necessitated the move of Coast Guard Auxiliary Flo-
tilla 81 Anna Maria from its Cortez location, we would
like to respond to a recent article and explain the presen-
tation which was given to city commissioners.
Flotilla 81 possessed a 30-year lease at the Cortez
location, which will expire on Nov. 28, 1998. The present
property has come under new ownership and the lease will
not be renewed.
Having started as Flotilla 99 on Anna Maria Island
and now renumbered Flotilla 81, it was the only rescue
facility south of St. Petersburg, predating U.S. Coast
Guard Station Cortez and have 36 years continuous ser-
vice to the community.
We have expanded our volunteer services and as-
sisted in hundreds of boating related safety rescues. The
need for more coverage led us to help start two other flo-
tillas; 83 Manatee and 85 Palmetto.
It is the plan of Flotilla 81 to erect a facility compli-
mentary to the surroundings which will be made perma-
nent on a cement foundation and enhanced by landscap-
ing and other amenities. This is not a portable building
and the artist's drawing which was shared with Holmes
Beach government can be viewed by anyone, on request.
A request was not made to be at the ramps, but was
rather drawn in that location when the commissioners
suggested this would be a favorable spot because of the
nature of the auxiliary's service. A suitable location has
been requested by Flotilla 81 to the Holmes Beach gov-
erning body for our building.
Mention has been made that we go to U.S. Coast
Guard Station Cortez. The station does not have commo-
dious rooms for meetings and training. There is barely
enough room for the extensive programs of the Coast
Chief Huff is, however, arranging temporarily for our
members to use the cafeteria area for our monthly general
meeting and a small training room for the monthly staff
session until new quarters are in place. Public education
classes in boating safety are being set up temporarily at a
At this juncture Flotilla 81 Anna Maria with a mem-
bership of 94 volunteers is grateful for the cooperation of
not only the Coast Guard but the Manatee County Schools
for their assistance.
We have always enjoyed a friendly relationship with
residents of Anna Maria and the Holmes Beach commu-
nity. Many members reside there and are interested in
maintaining this quality environment.
Shirley Northrop, Flotilla Commnander
Raymond Paysour, Flotilla Vice Commnander
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TOSiE WERE TIE IAYS
Part 13, Turn-of-the-Century Anna Maria
by June Alder
This faded photograph nevertheless captures the mood of the early 1900s in
Manatee County. It must be Sunday afternoon, while the womenfolk are
cleaning up after dinner. Father props his feet up on the railing of the broad
veranda while Sonny sways in the big hammock and Fido and the pet cats
The year 1905 marked the end of
Anna Maria Island's pioneer days. For
times were a-changing. The coming
year 1906 was the year of the San
Francisco Earthquake. The destruction
of the lively city with the loss of 700
lives seemed to temper the exuberant
frontier spirit that had characterized
America as it entered the 20th century.
Here's how 1906 unfolded for Anna
Marians and the other residents of
Manatee County according to the Mana-
tee River Journal:
Feb. 16: Mr. S.C. Cobb appeared
before the board of instruction repre-
senting patrons living on Anna Maria
Key and requested that they be granted
a four months school term. On motion
the request was granted, and Miss Alice
Wilson was appointed to teach the
March 23: The 1905-06 tourist sea-
son was exceedingly successful. Visi-
tors were seen everywhere. A large
number of picnickers spent time on
Anna Maria Key. Last week a group
spent several days in Jack Leffingwell's
houseboat, the Squaw.
March 30: We invite attention to the
professional card of Capt. John R. Jones
who has located in Bradentown for the
practice of law, with offices in the Iron
Block. Capt. Jones has been a resident
of Manatee County for a number of
years, owning valuable property on
Anna Maria Key. He is an old practitio-
ner and will be found capable of han-
dling the business of his clients to the
very best advantage.
April 20: The Bradentown Literary
Club will be meeting for its annual
"gentlemen's night" on Tuesday at 8
p.m. There will be solos, duets, violin
music, readings and dancing to the
pianola. A delightful prospect for all.
April 20: The Vandalia, captained
by Captain Bill Fogarty's son, Will,
went down in a raging storm when re-
turning from a run to Key West. The fate
of the ship and its crew of three will not
be known until the remains of the ship
are found. (All hands drowned.)
April 26: The terrible earthquake in
San Francisco, with hundreds killed and
consequences not yet completely as-
sessed, is a cause for great sympathy
among us. It is to be expected that
many California citizens and other
tourists will be attracted to Florida
where conditions are so salubrious. We
will, of course, welcome them.
May 8: Mr. and Mrs. HW. Fuller
entertained friends with a lovely trip to
Anna Maria Key on board the comfort-
able yacht, Dependence. While the
guests were enjoying the surf, the host-
ess was busying herself spreading
lunch so that when the hungry bathers
returned they found awaiting them in
the dining room of the Hall house two
long tables spread with all the good
things that go into lunch baskets,
supplemented by an abundance of fried
pompano, mashed potatoes and coffee.
May 11: Mrs. Margaret Lemon and
Master Julian Fuller are spending sev-
eral days this week at the Halls' place
on Anna Maria Key. Mrs. Lemon
caught a redfish 3 feet long and 24
inches in circumference which Mr. Hall
said was the largest he's ever seen
caught during his residence of many
years on the island.
June 15: Misses Mara Harris and
Lilian Knight entertained 50 of their
friends delightfully Thursday evening
of last week with a trip to Anna Maria
Key. The parties left Corwins dock at 7
o'clock on the speedy launch, Echo,
and after a splendid run of a little more
than an hour, arrived at the Key where
they disembarked and devoted their at-
tention to a most satisfying supper,
supplemented with glorious moonlight,
refreshing breezes and beautiful ex-
panses of sea and shore.
Sept. 3: More property changed
hands in the last 60 days than ever before.
With the new railroad to the east of us, the
Mana Vista Hotel to open in January and
a new hard road to Sarasota planned
along the bay, we anticipate another good
season this winter.
Next: Bertha Hall
remembers the good
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Pd. Pol. Adv. Paid for by Jay Rotolo
Matt McMillan Breaks Unwritten Rule
By Challenging Incumbent Judge
Because he is deeply disturbed that
our justice system is not doing all it
can to make our communities safe,
Matt McMillan has chosen to run for
County Court Judge. He is breaking
the "unwritten rule" amongst judges
and lawyers that elected incumbent
judges are not to be challenged. Matt
McMillan has been pressured and
threatened by the powers-that-be to
drop out of this race and has been
told to stop calling attention to the
problems in our court system, but he
is not caving in to such tactics.
Matt McMillan believes that elections
keep our judges accountable. No
elected official, including his opponent,
should assume he has his job for life.
Matt McMillan has been involved in
the criminal justice system for 14 years
as a police officer, an assistant state
attorney, a former defense attorney
and as a co-founder of a violence
intervention program. Over the course
of his career, it has become more and
more evident that there must be serious
changes in the way we treat victims
and punish offenders. Matt McMillan
wants to be part of those changes, and
he feels that his background uniquely
qualifies him to bring about those
The revolving door that puts repeat
offenders back on our streets time after
time must be closed and locked. The
meaningless slaps on the wrist that
characterize the punishment of criminals
today is a source of scorn to that element
of our society because justice is not
taken seriously. As a judge, Matt
McMillan's objective will be not only to
punish offenders appropriately, but
also force them to complete effective
treatment programs that make it less
likely that they will return through that
As a domestic violence and child
advocate, Matt McMillan has seen far
too many light sentences imposed on
those who bloody their spouses and
children. Batterers must be forced to
complete effective treatment programs
in addition to their punishment.
As an addiction specialist and a citizen
who drives on our roadways, it frightens
Matt McMillan that drunk drivers are
routinely handed their "business
purposes" license without any effort to
ensure abstinence from alcohol or
mandatory treatment. As a result,
drunk driving fatalities have risen 260
percent in the past five years ii Manatee
As a victim's rights advocate, Matt
McMillan has seen far too many criminals
walk away after failing to make restitu-
tion to a crime victim when ordered to
do so as a condition of probation.
Clerk's Office records open to the public
indicate that criminals owe Manatee
County over $22 million in uncollected
fines, court costs and restitution.. As a
judge, Matt McMillan will put an end
to such practices in his courtroom.
If a judge believes he has his job for
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or tough. Matt McMillan believes it is
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Richard Will Campbell
Richard Will Campbell, 59, of Bradenton, died
Aug. 21, at home.
Born in Braddock, Pa., Mr. Campbell came to Mana-
tee County from Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1976. He owned
and operated 3106 Cortez Road Laundromat. He served
in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the First United
Methodist Church of Bradenton, and he belonged to Tara
Golf & Country Club.
Memorial service was held Aug. 25 at Brown &
Sons Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be
made to Bradenton Hospice House, in care of Hospice
of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL
34238, or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 10459,
Bradenton FL 34282-0459.
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Jo; two daugh-
ters, Lisa Ann Perry of Bradenton and Amy Elizabeth
of Bradenton Beach; one son, Christopher Scott of San
Jose, Calif.; and his mother, Louise Will of Sarasota.
Ruth Ellen Elliott
Ruth Ellen Elliott, 74, of Anna Maria, died Aug.
12, in St. John's Hospital, Maplewood, Minn., while
visiting her son, John Elliott, for a family reunion.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 12,
at 2 p.m. at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512
Pine Ave., Anna Maria, with the Rev. Mike Smith of-
Mrs. Elliott operated a picture framing shop in
Rockford, Ill., before moving to Anna Maria Island
in 1976. She served as a city commissioner in Anna
Maria from 1989-90, and was made deputy mayor at
the end of 1989 following
Mayor Bill Schmitz's res-
ignation. She remained
vice mayor until the Febru-
She was a member of
the Artists Guild of Anna
Maria Island, and was made
a lifetime member of the
Anna Maria Island Histori-
cal Society after designing
Elliott the winning logo for the
Historical Society in 1991.
Mrs. Elliott's home in Anna Maria was historically
significant, having been the original home of the Roser
family and later Roser Church's rectory. It was sold by
the church to Elliott.
She was born in Lake Zurich, Ill., in 1924. Her
father, Emil Miller, was owner of the Miller Oil Co. in
Barrington, Ill. She graduated from the University of
Illinois in 1946 with a degree in fine arts.
Burial will be in Rockford's Marsh Cemetery fol-
lowing cremation in Minneapolis. Because Mrs. Elliott
was an avid animal lover, her family suggests dona-
tions to local humane societies in lieu of flowers.
Survivors include two sons; John Lewis Elliott and
Steven Edward Elliott of Sarasota; two grandchildren,
Carrie Elliott, of Shoreview, Minn., and Joshua Elliott,
of Maplewood, Minn.
Thomas A. Giampolo
Thomas A. Giampolo, 40, of Anna Maria Island,
died Aug. 17 in Sarasota.
Services will be held Aug. 28 at St. Mary's Catho-
lic Church in Windsor Locks, Conn. Covell Cremation
& Funeral Center was in charge of local arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
American Kidney Foundation, 6110 Executive Blvd.,
Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852.
Giampolo was born in Hartford, Conn., and re-
cently came to Manatee County from Rhode Island.
He owned and operated "Too Tall Tom's Window
Washing Service" and was a member of the Elks Lodge
678 in Westerly, R.I.
He is survived by his father, Arthur E. Giampolo of
Windsor Locks; two sisters, Angela M. Babella, Windsor
Locks, and Dina M. Stewart, of Anna Maria Island.
Victor Karvel, 81, of Holmes Beach, died Aug. 19.
Memorial Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30,
at Gracelawn Memorial Park, Auburn, Maine. Covell
Cremation & Funeral Center is in charge of local ar-
rangements. Memorial contributions may be made to
Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5899 Rand Blvd.,
Sarasota, FL 34239.
Mr. Karvel was born in Jersey City, N.J., and came
to Manatee County from Las Vegas, Nev., and
Dixfield, Maine, six months ago. He worked in the
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Island police reports
Anna Maria City
Aug. 14, burglary to an automobile, 600 block of
North Shore Drive. The victim reported an unknown
person removed personal papers from the glove box.
SAug. 16, DWLS, 200 block of Pine Avenue. The
deputy on patrol observed the subject run a stop sign
and a check showed the subject's license was sus-
pended. The deputy issued a warning for the stop sign
violation and a citation for the driver's license viola-
Aug. 17, trespass warning, 512 Spring Ave.,
Castaways Apartments. The complainant issued a tres-
pass warning to the subject.
Aug. 18, grant theft auto, 100 block of Spring
Avenue, parking lot. The deputy on patrol ran a check
on a vehicle with an Indiana tag and found it was listed
as stolen. He located the suspect on the beach and
placed him in custody.
Aug. 13, defrauding an innkeeper, 200 Gulf Drive
N., Beach House restaurant. The complainant reported
the subject obtained food and beverages in the amount
of $25.63. The manager said the subject asked if he
could leave his driver's license as collateral and go get
money to pay the bill, but the subject did not return.
The officer requested a warrant be issued for the sub-
Aug. 13, information, 400 block of Gulf Drive S.
The complainant reported he was missing 2,500 En-
glish pounds ($4,000).
Aug. 13, recovered stolen boat, 200 block of Bay
Drive S. The victim reported while he was flying over-
head in an ultralight, he observed his boat which was
stolen on Aug. 7. He said the motor valued at $600, two
six-gallon fuel tanks valued at $40 and cast nets valued
at $150 were missing.
Aug. 14, recovered stolen boat, 200 block of Bay
Drive S. The victim reported he was driving around the
city searching for his boat that was stolen on Aug. 13
and located the boat in the roadway.
Aug. 15, battery times two, 200 Bridge St.,
Bridge Street Pier Cafe. The complainant reported he
went to the cafe to meet the subject in an attempt to
collect a debt and the two got into an argument. Both
Aug. 16, trespass warning, resisting without vio-
lence, 107 Gulf Drive S., Key West Willy's. The com-
plainant reported two subjects caused a disturbance and
battered patrons in the bar, then came outside to leave
and hit a vehicle in the parking lot. The officer reported
the subjects were under the influence of alcoholic bev-
erages and both denied driving.
The complainant issued trespass warnings to the
subjects and the officer advised them to leave the pre-
mises. One subject wanted to go back into the bar to get
a friend to take him home. The officer said he could not
go inside but offered to get the friend for him. The sub-
ject refused, began walking toward the entrance and
opened the door. The officer warned him several times
to stop or be arrested but said he continued his attempts
The subject was placed in custody, resisted and had
to be forcibly handcuffed and placed in the patrol car.
When he was transported to the police department for
paperwork, he calmed down, apologized and promise
not to go back into the bar, said the report. The officer
released him, issued a summons and gave him a ride
Aug. 17, DWLS, habitual traffic offender, 100
block of Fifth Street S. The officer on patrol observed
the subject driving without tail lights and stopped him.
A check showed the subject was an habitual traffic
offender and his driver's license was last suspended on
July 14, 1997 for 60 months. He was placed in custody.
Aug. 17, DWLS with knowledge, seized tag,
1300 block of Gulf Drive S. The officer on patrol ob-
served the subject driving without a visible tag and
stopped him. The officer observed a temporary tag
taped to a darkly tinted window. A check showed the
subject's license was suspended. The officer seized the
tag and issued a criminal citation and summons.
Aug. 18, criminal mischief, Coquina Beach con-
cession stand. The complainant reported an unknown
person damaged a soda machine with a pry tool. Entry
was not made but damages were $700.
Aug. 18, lost property a wallet, 900 Gulf Drive
N., Gulf Drive Cafe.
Aug. 20, theft of a cooler and contents valued at
$15, Coquina Beach.
Aug. 20, domestic information, 201 Gulf Drive
N., Oma's Pizza. According to the report, the victim
and the suspect got into a verbal argument and the sus-
pect hit the victim with a pizza board. In defense of the
victim, subject #1 hit the suspect in the nose. Subject
#2, who did not see the suspect hit the victim, but did
see subject #1 hit the suspect, hit subject #1 on the chin.
The officer on patrol observed all the participants
in the parking lot pushing and threatening each other.
He said he ordered them to cease but they ignored him.
He got in between them and pushed them apart and
called for backup. When the backup officer arrived, the
officers separated all the participants and questioned
them. EMS arrived to treat the victim who signed a
Aug. 14, vandalism, 300 block of 58th Street. The
victim reported an unknown person scratched the right
side of his vehicle.
Aug. 14, theft, 3015 Gulf Drive, Citgo. The com-
plainant reported the subject came into the store and
asked for a pack of cigarettes and when she was reach-
ing for them, he stuck another pack of cigarettes in his
shorts. She said he paid for one pack and left the store.
Aug. 15, suspicious, 3300 block of Gulf Drive on
the beach. The officer advised the subjects they were
making too much noise. He did a check on them and
found one had a warrant from Georgia. He said when
he contacted Georgia officials, they advised him not to
hold the subject.
Aug. 15, found child, 6306 Gulf Drive, Blue
Water Beach Club. The complainants reported a 5-
year-old child approached them on the beach and said
he lost his mother. They said they walked the beach in
an attempt to locate his mother but were unsuccessful
and called police.
The officer learned the child's name and that his
family was on the beach near a sandcastle. Another
officer located a sandcastle at the 73rd Street beach
access just as the child's mother was calling police. The
mother and child were reunited.
Aug. 16, $5 gas drive-off, 3015 Gulf Drive,
Aug. 16, assistance, 300 block of 61st Street. The
complainant reported a small tree limb had lodged it-
self in the front end of her vehicle. The officer removed
Aug. 16, found property a bicycle, 6600 Gulf
Drive, Resort 66.
Aug. 17. domestic, 200 block of 56th Street. The
victim reported the suspect battered her. The officer
issued a capias for the suspect.
Aug. 17, traffic, 5900 block of Marina Drive. The
officer responded to a report of a drunk driver and ob-
served the subject drive across the center line and off
the right side of the road. He stopped the vehicle and
learned the subject had recently taken medication
which impaired his driving. He issued a ticket for care-
less operation, secured the vehicle and took the subject
Aug. 17. lost property a wallet, 4000 Gulf
Drive, Manatee County Public Beach.
Aug. 18, assistance, 83rd Street canal. The com-
plainant reported a boat adrift. With the help of a
boater, the officer towed the boat to a dock and the
owner arrived to take possession of it.
Aug. 18, found property a bicycle, 2710 Gulf
Drive, Cedar Cove.
Aug. 18, suspicious, 605 Manatee Ave., Coldwell
Banker. The complainant reported calls from an anony-
mous person screaming profanities. The officer advised
the complainant to contact GTE.
Aug. 19, traffic, 2800 block of Gulf Drive. The
officer observed a vehicle with no tail lights, stopped
the subject and issued a citation. A check showed the
subject has a business-only driver stipulation on his
driver's license. The officer issued a citation and al-
lowed the subject to drive one block farther to his
Aug. 19, disturbance, 2900 block of Gulf Drive.
The officer responded to the address of a 911 hangup
call and found intoxicated subjects having an argument.
They agreed to go to bed. The officer said he was re-
called to the residence because one subject was start-
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OBITUARIES, FROM PAGE 9
Maine for 34 years.
He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army serving dur-
ing World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Avis Karvel, of Holmes
Beach; two daughters, Joan Bolduc of Anna Maria and
Jackie Stevens of North Paris, Maine: one sister,
Mildred Koris of Rumford, Maine; five grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren.
Wayne Harmon Marquis
Wayne Harmon Marquis, 74, of Anna Maria, died
Aug. 20 at home.
Mr. Marquis was president of Smith Realtors,
Holmes Beach. He came from New Albany, Ind., to
live permanently on Anna Maria Island in 1980, hav-
ing visited the area since 1969.
He was past president of the Key Royale Club. He
attended the Church of the Annunciation. Holmes
Born in New Albany, he was a real estate broker
since 1960 and the former owner of Marquis Realty
Inc. there. He was past president of the Indiana Board
of Realtors, a national director for several years and
was twice elected Realtor of the Year.
He served in the U.S. Army in Europe during
World War II and received a Purple Heart, Bronze Star
and the Fourragere of Belgium Unit Citation.
He was a graduate of Indiana University with a
B.S. in business. He was a Phi Delta Theta. He was a
member of Murat Shrine Legion of Honor and on of the
Scottish Rite-Valley of Indianapolis.
Visitation was Sunday, Aug. 23, at Griffith-Cline
Funeral Home, Island Chapel, Holmes Beach, and ser-
vice was held Monday, Aug. 24, at the Church of the
Annunciation, Holmes Beach. A Masonic service was
held graveside for the family. Giffith-Cline was in
charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners
Hospital for Children, 12502 N. Pine Drive, Tampa FL
He is survived by his wife, Bettylee Marquis; a
daughter, Darcy Lee Marquis of Anna Maria; a son,
Wayne Drake Marquis of Los Angeles; and a grandson,
John Ryan Marquis of Lousiville, Kentucky.
Thomas Nestor Mogavero
Thomas Nestor Mogavero, 28, of Bradenton
STREETLIFE, FROM PAGE 10
ing to threaten the other. The subject agreed to leave for
I* Aug. 19, found property a wallet, 2700 block
of Gulf Drive.
Aug. 19, suspicious, 3013 Avenue F, Island
Beach Club. The complainant reported two suspicious
subjects at the end of the street. The officer located the
subjects and a check showed one had a suspended
driver's license and the vehicle's tag was suspended.
He advised them to remove the tag and park the ve-
Aug. 19, assist fire department, 5400 Marina
Drive, laundromat. The officer arrived and found the
building full of smoke. He observed the smoke coming
from towels in a dryer and sprayed them with a fire
extinguisher. Firefighters arrived and removed the tow-
els and investigated the source of the problem.
Tyler David Russell
Another "rotten" kid was brought into the
S1 world when Tyler David Russell was born
Tuesday, Aug. 18, weighing 6 pounds, 10
ounces. The proud parents are Dave and
Kay Russell of'Anna Maria. Baby
Russell's elated grandparents, Doreen and
Ralph Russell, own Rotten Ralph's Restau-
rantl in Al A)/nnal Maria. Here's hoping he
Beach, died Aug. 22 in Bradenton.
Born in Batavia, N.Y., Mr. Mogavero came to
Manatee County from there in 1981. He was a manager
for Universal Welding and was a stainless aluminum
welder. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was an
active member of the U.S. Naval Reserve. He was a
Catholic. He was a member of the Men's Bowling
Association and Manatee County Softball League.
He is survived by his wife, Cassandra; two daugh-
ters, Kayla of Michigan and Darion Watkins of
Bradenton: his parents. Thomas E. Mogavero Jr. and
Victoria Zimarino of Bradenton: three sisters, Vicky
Carrion, Lori Ann Warren and Katrina, all of New
York: four brothers, Tom of Bradenton, Jason, Mat-
thew and Phillip, all of New York: maternal grand-
mother, Cecila Wood of New York: and his paternal
grandparents, Dorothy Sherwood and Thomas E. Sr.
A service was held Aug. 25 at the Saints Peter and
Paul The Apostles Catholic Church. Covell Cremation
and Funeral Center was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Thomas
Nestor Mogavero Children's Education Memorial
Fund, care of Suncoast Schools Federal Credit lUnion.
2615 57th Ave. W.. B1radecnon FL 34207.
Anthony "Tony" Peduzzi, 61. of Holmes Beach,
died Aug. 20, at home.
Born in Bronx, N.Y.. Mr. Peduzzi came to Mana-
tee County from there in 1962. He was an architectural
designer. Recently self-employed, he worked with
Doug Croll for more than 12 years.
He attended Saints Peter and Paul The Apostles and
was active in the Cursillo Movement for the church. He
was also past president of Manatee River Lions Club
where he was an active member for 25 years.
Visitation and services were held Sunday, Aug. 23,
and Monday, Aug. 24. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home
was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions
may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955
Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. or Our Lady of Per-
petual Help Retreat Center, 3989 S. Moon Drive,
Venice, FL 34292.
Peduzzi is survived by his wife, Jackie Peduzzi of
Holmes Beach; two daughters, Laura and Lisa Peduzzi,
both of Holmes Beach; two sons, Peter and Paul
Peduzzi, both of Bradenton; a sister, Cathy Daly of
Bronx, N.Y.; and three grandchildren.
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persons were taking lumber and tools from the site. He
also reported unknown persons had been in the build-
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found. A patrol request was initiated.
Aug. 20, lost property a wallet, 5200 to 5300
block of Gulf Drive on the beach.
Aug. 20, code violation, Emerald Lane. The com-
plainant reported solicitors for a local restaurant were
going door to door. The officer said he had given a
warning to solicitors for the same restaurant the previ-
ous day. When he advised the solicitors of the code
violation, he said they displayed an insolent manner.
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Anna Maria Elementary open house successful
Oodles of parents and children attended last
Wednesday's Open House at Anna Maria Elementary
School despite the backdrop of rainy weather.
The pitter-patter of rain drops couldn't drown out
the children's laughter and chatter. Many were excited
about returning to school on Monday. Parents had an
opportunity to meet with their children's teachers be-
fore the first day of school.
Principal Jim Kronus said.this was the first time the
school held an open house before the start of the school
year. According to Kronus, open house is traditionally
held in the auditorium after the start of the school year.
But because everyone was there at the same time,
teachers weren't able to spend much one-on-one time
speaking with parents. "I think this is working out re-
ally well," he said.
This year's open house was spread out from 3 to 6
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her students and accompanying parents had shown up
by 4 p.m. Lashway served peanutbutter and chocolate
cookies in her classroom.
Joyce Karp, Shawn Carper, and Julie Krokroskia
of the Parent-Teacher Organization were at the Open
House selling school supplies for a fundraising kickoff.
Carper said the money will be used for new school
Krokrosia said a lot of time was spent gathering the
school supplies. The items were purchased on sale from
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and grade. The packages included everything the students
would need for the year. "It was a fabulous idea," she said.
Bob and Marsha Marlow said they were pleased
with this year's open house. They have four children
and three of them, Brick, Clay and Emma, are enrolled
at Anna Maria Elementary School. The Marlows said
having an open house before the start of the school year
gives the kids a chance to get acquainted with their
classroom and teacher and helps lessen some of the
anxiety they may have been feeling.
All the Marlow children were toting home school
supplies bought at the PTO's sale.
The Marlows said they appreciated the PTO sell-
ing school supplies. Purchasing supplies for four chil-
dren can be a real chore and they were glad to be spared
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The Cracker has the heart and soul of a poet or at
least he likes to think so.
He lost a dear friend last Christmas. Her very lov-
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of yesteryears mementos of those Great Depression
years when her mother and he were growing up in
Pierce, Polk County, Fla.
Pierce was a small company-owned, phosphate-
mining town and exists today only in the memories of
the wonderful folks who once lived there our own
Among the treasured items was a carefully pre-
served invitation to the Crackers's 12th birthday party,
addressed to "Lady Jean Murray" from "Sir Gilbert,"
to be held on Aug. 11, 1936.
You see, this was no drop-the-handkerchief, open-
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cream and be-home-by-five affair, but a real boy and
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And, some called her "Banjo Eyes."
In 1938 at the completion of her ninth grade in
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At the time of her departure, Jean passed around
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her classmates and friends to record their farewell
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All of the messages were heartfelt but, many were
repetitive and completely lacking in originality such as:
First comes love, then comes marriage.
Then comes Jean with a baby carriage.
When you are married and patching britches,
Remember me between your stitches.
They kiss beneath the mistletoe,
They kiss beneath the rose,
But the proper place to kiss you
Is just beneath the nose.
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By Kevin P. Cassidy
IFC gives up late goal,
Island Football Club played another stellar offen-
sive game as far as its ability to control the soccer ball
and spread it around the field but continued to have
trouble putting the ball into the back of the netmiss-
ing several great scoring chances.
Some blame, or credit depending on your point of
view, can be placed on opposing International goalie
Manual Rodriguez, who came up with some outstand-
ing saves, and sweeper Brooklyn Garger, who was a
thorn in the IFC offense all game long.
Scoring for IFC were Lance Bieker, Tim Bugna
and Ken Bowers, while Brett McIntosh won the
Foster's man-of-the-match for outstanding play on both
sides of the ball. B.J. Tarwoe and Jason Lykins scored
goals for International.
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to Bugna, who slammed it into the back of the net.
IFC should have taken the lead in the 28th minute
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Bieker was stationed. Bieker sent the ball outside to a
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and wide and drew jeering whistles from the crowd.
Bieker quickly atoned for his gaffe in the 31st
minute when he finished a rebound off the goalie for
a 2-1 lead. The play started in the IFC defensive end
when McIntosh received the ball from Dibble in goal.
McIntosh carried the ball before knocking it up the
right sideline to Solano.
Solano quickly sent the ball inside to Gomez, who
dribbled forward through the midfield before sending
it to Bugna, stationed at the top of the box. Bugna held
the ball, then passed it outside to Bowers on right wing.
Bowers fired on goal, which Rodriguez saved, but the
ball deflected out to Bieker who finished the play to
- make the score 2-1 heading into halftime.
IFC came out a bit flat early in the second half with
International taking several scoring chances early on.
The first chance came when Lykins found Drummond
with a through ball, leaving him with just IFC sweeper
Lonzo to beat. Lonzo held his position, waiting for
Drummond to make his move. Drummond tried to push
it around Lonzo, but the IFC sweeper responded with
a nice slide tackle to clear the ball away, resulting in a
free kick which went wide of the goal.
Five minutes later, Drummond again figured in a
scoring chance when he found Tarwoe on the right
edge of the penalty box. Tarwoe cut inside and ripped
a shot with the outside of his foot but it went wide right.
International again was threatening the IFC de-
fense when Tony Louis-Charles committed a foul at the
35-yard line, giving International a free kick. Lykins
took the shot but IFC goalie Dibble was there to tip the
ball over the cross bar to preserve the slim lead.
IFC finally got its passing game going again when
Gomez found Bugna with a through ball, but Gargar
cleared the ball over the end line, giving IFC a corner kick.
Bugna took the kick, which deflected off Gomez to
Mcintosh at the right edge of the penalty box. McIntosh
fired on goal but his shot deflected off the cross bar to
Bugna. whose follow-up shot went wide.
The 78th minute produced a great steal by Louis-
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Bowers took the corner kick and sent the ball
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headed it to the far post but Gargar leaped up to head
the ball away to keep the score 2-1.
The 2-1 lead was erased minutes later when
Tarwoe notched the equalizer for International from the
top of the box with a seeing-eye shot that somehow
found the back of the net to tie the score at 2-2.
IFC retook the lead in the 80th minute when some
nice passing between McIntosh, Gomez and Nelson
resulted in Nelson finding Bowers at the top of the box.
Bowers cut inside of the defender and fired a low shot
on goal that slid underneath the goalie's hands for a 3-
Five minutes later, Gargar stole the ball at midfield
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fired a left-footed shot that beat Dibble near post to tie
the score 3-3, which is how it ended.
Sunday, Sept. 6, the Islanders play at 6 p.m. against
Pumas at Blackstone Park in Palmetto. Come on out
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finally completed Saturday morning, Aug. 22, in
searing heat. More than 70 children, ages 5 to 16,
participated in the annual event that kick-starts the
Center's soccer season.
IFC players gave instruction on the finer points
of the game during the three-day training session.
The kids learned a lot and seemed to enjoy them-
selves, as did the coaches.
Children ages 5 to 16 who are planning on play-
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need to come to mandatory tryouts at the Center.
Players age 5 to 7 have tryouts from 6 to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 26, while 8- to 10-year-olds try-
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Summer showers bring baywide headaches
Those wonderful afternoon thunderstorms that
cause our shrubs and plants to burst with life can wreak
havoc and bring death to the bays.
Torrents of water rush into bays and the Gulf of
Mexico during and after storms. The water causes radi-
cal changes in the chemical makeup of nearshore wa-
ters, shocking plants and slow-moving marine critters
that can't get out of the floodwaters' path.
And speaking of chemicals, runoff carries with it
an incredible amount of gunk from land that can
strangle or kill marine life.
There's even a problem with rain itself as it falls
from the sky into the saltwater.
Scientists have said floodwater is the greatest en-
vironmental threat to the bays, thanks mostly to devel-
opment and human practices.
The threat is called stormwater runoff.
What's the problem?
Stormwater runoff is the freshwater pulse of water
that flows from land into nearshore waters of Anna
Maria Sound, Sarasota Bay, Tampa Bay and the Gulf.
The water carries with it sediment dirt from land
that can cloud the saltwater and block light from reach-
ing seagrasses, stifling marine life.
A more insidious problem lies with chemicals the
runoff carries. Roads and lawns are the worst culprits
of the chemical infusion.
Roads tend to accumulate emissions from the ve-
hicles that travel upon them. Leaking brake, power
steering or coolant fluids are caught in the stormwater
runoff and enter nearshore waters. Vehicle exhaust
By Chief B.P. Huff
Aug. 8, Search and rescue /assistance. Station
Cortez received a report of a disabled 18-foot power
boat caught in bad weather near Bean Point. A Coast
Guard boat responded, took the boat in tow and brought
them to safe moorings.
Aug. 9, Boarding. A 24-foot power boat was
boarded in the Gulf of Mexico. The vessel was found
to be in compliance with all applicable federal laws.
Aug. 10, Boarding. A 22-foot commercial boat was
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Another problem with pollutants within
stormwater runoff comes from our lawns. The fertiliz-
ers we use to keep the grass bright green is mostly
made up of phosphorus and nitrogen, which is great for
land plants. Too great, in fact, because our tendency to
over-fertilize means all that nitrogen-rich stuff ends up
in the bays. It doesn't fertilize the seagrasses, though,
but prompts algae to bloom, which suck up all avail-
able oxygen and spur fish kills and more scagrass bed
Scientists have also begun a study of "atmospheric
deposition" rain and the effects of rain falling
directly onto the bays. When you look at the smog
hovering over Tampa and St. Petersburg before a
shower, and the clear skies afterwards, it doesn't take
a meteorologist to figure out that rain has driven that
yuck to the ground and into the water.
Some numbers to ponder
The Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program has
conducted a study on what scientists call "pollutant
loadings" of the area. Studied were phosphorus, nitro-
gen, lead and zinc.
Anna Maria Island consists of 919 acres. Annual
metal runoff from the Island into the nearshore waters
is estimated at:
1,740 pounds of phosphorus,
8,660 pounds of nitrogen.
450 pounds of lead, and
360 pounds of zinc.'
Zine is part of the reason for the atmospheric depo-
sition study, since zinc seems to come directly from
rainfall, not runoff. Scientists have speculated that gal-
vanized vents those stubby pipes that stick out of
your roof above bathrooms and kitchens cause the
metal to get in the air and then into the water after it
Although those numbers appear high, remember
that the waters around Anna Maria Island are ranked as
within the best in the bay systems.
But for some really alarming statistics, here's the
total metal flow into Sarasota Bay from the tip of the
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245,770 pounds of phosphorus,
1,271,210 pounds of nitrogen,
33,940 pounds of lead, and
91,480 pounds of zinc.
A quick factoid, by the way those nitrogen fig-
ures work out to about two pounds of the stuff dumped
in the bay per person per year in the Manatee-Sarasota
What to do?
Historically, the bay was lined with mangroves,
salt marshes and other vegetation. There weren't any
polluting cars or lushly fertilized lawns and there
weren't any problems with stormwater runoff that the
natural system couldn't absorb.
When development came to Southwest Florida,
things changed. Mangroves were chopped down to
provide waterfront views, salt marshes were filled to
make way for home construction, and landscape plants
replaced native, no-need-to-fertilize shrubs.
A scientist told me years ago that he thought there
could be a dramatic change in chemical and metal flow
in the bays if waterfront homeowners would just plant
a narrow strip of native plants along their shore. The
natives would suck up the chemicals before they en-
tered the bays, he theorized, and drop total nitrogen and
It's worth a try.
The Southwest Florida Water Management District
also stepped in a few years ago and required new de-
velopment to keep the first inch of stormwater runoff
on the property before allowing it to flow into the bays
or Gulf. Retention ponds, or detention ponds as the case
may be, are now required for most new development,
be it commercial or multi-family residential.
I remember visiting a friend a few years ago who'd
just moved into a new condo. After getting the tour of
his new place, he proudly pointed through his living
room windows to his "lake view" that only cost him an
VWhen I explained that his "lake" was a detention
pond, and told him what it was. the glow of his new
place was noticeably dimmed.
Funny. I haven't heard from him since. Oops.
Florida has lost more than 10 million acres 46
percent of its wetlands in the past two centuries. It
could be worse: California lost 91 percent of its origi-
nal wetlands in the same period of time. Losses are
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Snook season starts Tuesday; predictions good
By Capt. Mike Heistand
Snook season starts at 12:01 a.m. next Tuesday,
Sept. 1, and if early indications prove accurate it
should be a good year for linesiders. The fish being
caught and released now are of legal size, meaning
they'll get even bigger as the season starts and con-
Remember there is a two-fish-per-day bag limit
on snook, with a 24-inch minimum length, although
one fish may be more than 34 inches long. Also re-
member you need a snook fishing stamp to keep any
Other action in the bays include mangrove snap-
per, redfish and trout. Offshore, grouper and mack-
erel are the best bets.
Fishers at the Rod and Reel Pier report lots of
mackerel, snapper and shark at night are being
Anglers at the Anna Maria. City Pier are reel-
ing in mackerel, keeper-sized redfish, catch-and-re-
lease snook and black drum.
Annie's Bait & Tackle said that Capt. Zack on
the Dee Jay II said inshore action has exploded in
the past week with the change in weather. Best bets
are reds to 35 inches, trout to 22 inches in about five
feet of water, and mangrove snapper are thick near
any inshore structure. Other action includes Spanish
mackerel and small gag grouper. Tarpon are still
hanging around, and cobia are starting to show up
early. Capt. Zack said he got spooked one day last
week with a 40-pound cobia that he caught on eight-
pound-test line in four feet of water. Wow!
Capt. Mike Card on the Flat-out Fun said he's
been getting reds, catch-and-release snook and trout
in south Tampa Bay. In middle Sarasota Bay, he's
getting a mixed bag of reds, jacks, snook and lady-
fish off Fisher Point.
Capt. Dave Pinkham on the Legend said a Lake-
land man chartered his boat one day last week and
came into a school of big Spanish mackerel eight
Capt. Thom Smith at Angler's Repair said red-
fish, catch-and-release snook, flounder and snapper
are coming on every day.
Capt. Jason Henzell and Capt. Kurt Morrison on
the Neva-Miss said they've been getting into red
grouper up to 27 pounds, mangrove snapper up to
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slashed for immediate sale at $489,000.
Enjoy nature at it's finest. Fabulous views of Bimini Bay,
dolphins splashing and frolicking, the serenity of birds
swooping, setting sun, fishing off a newer 55-ft. dock all
await you from this wonderful contemporary home. Ameni-
ties include spacious 5/6BR and 4BA, large heated indoor
pool and entertainment area. Gourmet kitchen, overlook-
ing Bimini bay, contains newer finest appliances: two self-
cleaning GE ovens, GE dishwasher, microwave oven, gas
Kitchen-Aid range top with spark plug instant lighting,
profile GE refrigerator/freezer, outstanding cabinetry, as
well as polished granite countertops. 100 year ceramic tile
floors with marble baseboards throughout downstairs.
Additional outstanding features: oversized electric boat lift
for large boats on sailboat waters, two-car garage, three
zones of AC, three hot water heaters, special water filtra-
tion system, recessed lighting and much more! $489,000.
Call Michael Advocate today!
Several NoLches Above!
Knowledge Experinence* Profcsionaliam
Office (941) 778-2246
Home (941) 778-0608
Pager (941) 215-4202
NEW QUALITY BUILT
3BR/2BA, 1,900 sq. ft. lush land-
scape, central vac, other up-
grades, four covered porches.
CALL FOR OPEN SCHEDULE
OR SEE BY APPOINTMENT.
5$279,900. 778-5427 after hours.
SUN PLAZA WEST 2BR/2BA Gulf view. Amenities. $175,000.
CANALFRONT 4BR/3BA elevated, large family home
$395,000. 778-0167 after hours.
10 ACRES with house. Zoned PDR. Near golf courses.
$235,000. 795-6216 after hours.
EXCEPTIONAL 2BR/2BA condo with carport. $126,000. 795-
6216 after hours.
WHITE AVENUE Deeded beach access. 3BR/2BA, one-
story, large landscaped lot, immaculate, charm, $380,000.
778-5427 after hours.
STYLING SALON Eight stations. Owner anxious $39,000 OBO.
LOT C-2 100x150 Walk to beach $150,000.
GULFFRONT MOTEL 22 units, 1.25 acres, heated pool.
$2,149,000. Or buy 17 units at $1,650,000. Or buy five
Gulffront units at $1,350,000. Zoned A-1. Call 778-5427
SAND & SEA VILLAS, SUN PLAZA, WESTBAY COVE,
MARTINIQUE, Homes Anna Maria, Peridia and others.
5508C MARINA DRIVE 778-0807 800-956-0807
Carol S. Heinze
GULFFRONT COMPLEX CONDO Excellent in-
vestment 1BR/1BA condo in Holmes Beach. Ca-
thedral ceilings, heated pool, on-site manage-
ment, turnkey furnishings. $97,500. Call Carol
Williams 744-0700 eves.
BAY PALMS 2BR/2BA canalfront home with one-
car garage. Sailboat water! $189,000. Call Carla
Price 778-0770 eves.
ISLAND HOME Well-built 2-3BR/3BA brick home
on corner lot with view of the canal across street.
Screened porch and extra storage shed. A nice
home but needs some "TLC." Reduced to
$147,000. Dial the Duncans! Judy 778-1589 or
Darcie 779-2290 eves.
5910 Marina Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Call (941) 778-0777 or Rentals 778-0770
1-800-741-3772 OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK MIS [L I
4/lore than a mullet wrapper!
Fresh mullet T-shirts $10 Mullet hats $7.50
Diner-style mullet mugs $7.50
Mail order add $3 for postage and handling.
Call 941-778-7978 Fax 778-9392
MEXICAN TILE CHERRY KITCHEN JACUZZI
THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER M AUGUST 26, 1998 W PAGE 21 IIi-
Betsy Hills Real Estate announces top sales asso-
ciate Barbara A. Sato has once again received the
company's Award of Excellence. Sato achieved more
than $4 million in closed sales and listings in 1997. As
of Aug. 1, 1998, she closed more than $2 1/2 million
in combined sales and list-
ings. Sato, an I1I-year vet-
eran, also manages the vaca-
tion rental department.
Wagner Realty an-
nounces top listing agents
for the month of July are
Mary Wickersham and
Cindy English of the
Longboat Key office; Sandy
Greiner and Barb Turner of Sato
the Wildewood office; Anne
Miller of the Manatee office; Ed Oliveira of the Island
office; Stacey Limberg of Palmetto; and Jackie Jerome
of the Cortez office.
Tops in sales for Wagner are Mary Bolan of the
Wildewood office; Berndt Wolpers of the Manatee
office; David Moynihan, Island office; Stacey Limberg
of Palmetto; Jackie Jerome of the Cortez office: and
Jack McCormick of the Longboat office.
Wedebrock Real Estate announces its top listers for
the month of July are Lynda Melnick, Longboat Key;
Pat Jackson, Avenue of the Flowers; Becky Smith and
Elfi Starrett, Holmes Beach; Robert and Randy Walker,
Cortez Road; and Debbie Thrasher, commercial divi-
Top sellers at Wedebrock are Dee Dee Burke,
Avenue of the Flowers; Becky Smith and Elfi Starrett,
Holmes Beach; Robert St. Jean, Cortez Road: and Jim
Foster, commercial division.
Island Real Estate announces the top sales agent
for July was Christine T.
Shaw and top listing agent
was Wendy Kay Foldes.
Dave Armbruster and
Sarah Jacksonhave joined
the Manatee Avenue office
of Wagner Realty.
.. i Armbruster has been a resi-
dent of Manatee County
since 1985 and brings to
Thompson Wagner Realty 18 years of
real estate experience. Jack-
son was president of the Manatee County Board of
Realtors in 1990 and Realtor of the Year in 1991. She
has 17 years of real estate experience.
Pat Thompson has been appointed managing bro-
ker for Prudential Florida Realty's Anna Maria office.
GulfStream & Smugglers Cove
Resorts on Anna Maria Island
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Rent a luxurious, fully-furnished vacation home at
Anna Maria's only Gold Crown resort offering studios
to two bedroom, two bath units. From our private
beach to our dock on the bay, we have award-winning,
professionally-designed interiors. Heated pool, 17-per-
son Jacuzzi. Fully-equipped kitchens, color TV with
cable, microwave. \VCR, washer/dryer and barbecue grill.
For reservations call (941) 7"8-6667
or toll free 1-800-851-8454 visir our web site at
Thompson has previously held real estate management
positions and has more than 20 years experience in
residential sales and rentals on the Island.
Prudential Florida Realty's top associates for the
month of July at the Holmes Beach office are as fol-
Leading the sales effort was Karen Lohse. Top list-
ing agent was Carol Heinze.
Island Real Estate associates Carol Bernard, Bill
Burnley, Jennifer Coburn, Alan Galletto, Tom Nelson,
Nick Patsios and Marilyn Trevethan all attended the
Florida Association of Realtors 82nd Annual Conven-
tion and Trade Show in Orlando on July 31.
5303 Sunrise Ln, Holmes Beach, an elevated 2,101
sfla 3bed/2bath/3car home built in 1985 on a 120x90
lot, was sold 7/17/98, Rigney to Holmes, for $236.425;
601 Gulf Dr. N.. Bradenton Beach, 106 Gulf
Watch, an elevated 1.069 sfla 2bed/2bath condo built
in 1986. was sold 7/17/98, Sharp to Colleary. for
$136,500; list unknown.
215 N Harbor Dr.. Holmes Beach. a ground-level
canalfront 1,065 stla 2bed/2bath/l car/pool home built
in 1966 on a 60x1 10 lot, was sold 7/24/98, Long to
Breton, for $180,000; list $199,900.
215 Sycamore, Anna Maria, an elevated 3bed/
3bath/2cp 1,878 sfla home built in 1986 on an 82x100
lot, was sold 7/21/98, Ney to Lanning, for $250,000:
6006 Gulf Dr.. Holmes Beach. 115 & 215 Playa
Encantada, a 2bed/2& 1/2bath two-story townhouse
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Anderson, for $240,000; list unknown.
611 Key Royale Dr., Holmes Beach a ground-level
bayfront 2,376 sfla 3bed/3&1/2bath/2car/pool home
built in 1973 on a 103x162 lot, was sold 7/20/98,
Satnick to MacVicar, for $575,000; list $599,000.
6500 Flotilla, Holmes Beach, 124 Westbay Point
& Moorings, a bayfront 1,114 sfla 2bed/2bath condo
built in 1978, was sold 7/24/98, Graham to Greumach
Us Inc, for $172,000; list unknown.
7000 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, 207 Tiffany
Place, a 2bed/2bath 1,259 sfla condo built in 1978,
was sold 7/22/98, Biddle to Gibbs, for $205,000; list
7800 B Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, an elevated 1,844
sfla 3bed/3& 1/2bath/2car/elevator attached townhouse
built in 1982 on half of a lot, was sold 7/22/98,
McClain to Kalb, for $279,294; list $325,000.
405 Alamanda, Anna Maria, an elevated 1,271 sfla
3bed/2bath/3cp home built in 1986 on a 50x102 lot,
was sold 7/27/98, Sandusky to Mellerup, for $185,000;
508 77th St., Holmes Beach, a ground-level
canalfront 1,948 sfla 3bed/2bath/2car home built in
1953 on a 90x109 lot, was sold 7/31/98, Callahan to
Kamberis. for $282,500; list unknown.
517 South Dr.. Anna Maria, a 60x110 canalfront
lot, was sold 7/27/98, Hutto to Mahoney, for $118,000;
Compiled by Doug Dowling, licensed real estate
broker, exclusively for The Islander Bystander. 778-
REAL ESTATE, INC.
Mary Ann Schmidt
3BR/2.5BA custom home on deepwater canal. Den,
tile, designer carpet, dining room, vaulted ceilings, pool
& heated spa, across from golf course. $699,000.
KEY ROYALE CANAL HOME
2BR/2BA, large Florida room, tile floors, new kitchen
cabinets, screened room, tile roof, workshop, garage,
automatic sprinklers. $209,900.
2BR/2BA townhouse, hardwood floors, fenced yard,
large screened porch, two-car garage, short walk to
beach. Residential area. $170,000.
HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX
2BR/1.5BA each side. Excellent rental, close to beach.
Nice area, convenient to everything. Ceramic tile, car-
per. All appliances included. $225,000.
3BR/2B1A watcrfiront home. Large sunny Florida room,
terrazzo and ceramic tile, low maintenance yard, hoat
dock, playhouse. Quiet street. $249,000.
BRADENTON COUNTRY CLUB
3BR1/2BA home directly on golf course. Three-car ga-
rage. Large family room overlooks greens. Older home
with lots of room to expand. A great buy! $178,500.
4B5/311A watcrfirol home, private dock, oiur-car ga-
rage, mister suitec, vaulted ceilings, beautiful cabinets,
pool and tennis club n membership. $549,900.
ANNUAL 1 BR/1BA Duplex $575
Morton Village 2BR/2BA $550
SEASONAL 2 BR/2BA Condos
Runaway Bay & Anna Maria Island Club
$700 week/$1500 month
Julie Gilstrap 1(800)732-6434
LTG, G(RI ANNA MARIA
REAL ESTATE, INC.
Island Shopping Center 5402 Marina Drive
Holmes Beach, Florida 34217
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ITMO ALE ARAGE ALE CntnudANNUCEET Cniued
NAUTICAL BUT NICE Ships Chandler. Come see
the Gulf Coast's most unusual store of marine de-
cor and gifts. 12304 Cortez Road W. 795-5756.
Weekdays 9-6, weekends 10-5.
BUILDERS HOME FURNITURE Displayed but
never used. Four-piece bedroom sets $259; sofa
and love seat $399; queen bed set $199; full $159;
twin $129; futons (sofa by day bed at night) frame
and mat $199, daybed (white with brass finials) in-
cluding 2 mattresses and pop-up unit $285. Can
deliver. Call 753-7118.
HOOVER WINDTUNNEL Supreme Micro-filtration
upright vacuum for clean, filtered air. Brand new -
never used. Sells for $280, asking $200. 778-1102.
CAMERA EQUIPMENT: Minolta X700, motor drive
and lenses: $225. Bronica ETRS medium format
camera, complete professional system including
75mm and 150mm lenses, flash, umbrellas and
case, $2,500 or will consider separating. 748-6222.
24-HOUR ALERT SYSTEM $200 OBO; electric
lawnmower $100 OBO; twin bed without headboard
$75 OBO, 778-1767.
FOR SALE! Beach cruiser bikes six months new
$189, only $59.95. Single tandem kayaks $250 and
$400. 778-7757 days, 778-3763 evenings.
WHEELCHAIR, light weight, like new $125; com-
mode, new condition $75; walker, four wheels or
glides $35; cane $10. Call 778-2404.
GETTING MARRIED SALE Friday and Saturday,
August 28 and 29, 9 a.m. to 3p.m. Hers, his and
ours won't fit in one house. Something for everyone.
No early birds! 853 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria.
FLEA MARKET Saturday, August 29, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
in the parking lot of Antiques and Art on Anna Maria Is-
land, 5600 Marina Drive, across from the Holmes Beach
library. For more information, call 779-1773.
LOST: RAYMOND WEILL watch, silver bracelet band with
gold trim. Lost on beach at 54th Street August 20.
Generous reward. Please call 792-6958 or 516-447-3916.
CORTEZ FISH MARKET 119th Street and Cortez Rd.
(turn south two blocks). We have stone crabs. 798-
9404. Cortez Bait & Seafood.
BARB'S OFFICE CENTER. Professional typing, busi-
ness cards, rubber stamps, fax services; quality cop-
ies, office supplies and lamination. 310 Pine Avenue,
DOLPHIN DAYCARE and preschool. Places avail-
able, all ages. Come by and visit with us. Half-price
registration now. 778-2967.
MONEY TO LEND First City Mortgage. Private funding
available. Commercial, condominiums, homes, rental
properties. Call 750-0080 or after hours 778-9475.
WARNING: DON'T CALL any carpet cleaner until you
hear this free recorded message. Call anytime, 24
hours a day, 1-800-801-6605.
LOSE FAT FOREVER! Free sample and information.
Get your month's supply free, unlimited income with
home-based business! Send $3.00 shipping and han-
dling: LifeStyle Herbs, 179 E. Street N., Suite 13,
Gostien, Connecticut 06756.
BUYCITR'US.COM gift citrus from West Coast Florida
Growers coming soon!
ROOMMATE WANTED to share 2BR/1BA condo-
minium on beach. $450 month plus utilities, 778-7252.
EXCLUSIVE BREAKTHROUGH PRODUCT: local one
number technology is finally here! Cash in on the breakup
of local phone company monopolies. Fortunes will be
made! Toll free 800-697-4165, 941-726-2629.
NEED A BABYSITTER? Responsible 12-year old
boy will babysit any child ages 3 to 10 at any time.
Call Cody at 778-6812.
1987 BUICK CENTURY cold air, runs good. $1,200
YACHT CLEANING by Carleen. Detailing, wax,
maintenance programs. 15-years experience. Island
resident. References available. 941-750-7337.
CHARTER FISHING with Capt. Mike Heistand
aboard Magic. Half & full day. Reservations please.
WET SLIPS AND Hi 'N' Dry storage available at
competitive rates in modern, full-service marina.
BOAT LIFT 9,000 lb. capacity, never in salt water,
with spare motors $2,500 OBO. Davits 4,000 lb.
capacity, booms and bases $300 pair. Installation
available, Doug at 792-5685.
27-FOOT CATALINA sloop. Main, two jibs, spin-
naker/pole, 15-hp Johnson, great shape. $5,900,
Visit us at our web site http:/,',/www.islandreal.com
COMPLETELY REMODELED income
property steps to the beach! All new in 1996
with pool, plenty of parking and 90-95%
occupancy. All four units are 2BR/2B with
appliances included. $549,000.
HANDYPERSON SPECIAL! Island 2BR JUST REDUCED $10,000! Ultimate beach
canalfront home with efficiency apartment, cottage steps to the Gulf! 2BR/1.5BA totally remod-
Partial bay views with dock. Bring your paint- eled with new kitchen and new appliances, glass
brush and imagination! $199,000. block hallway and large floor-to-ceiling windows
across the front make it light and airy! $189,400.
WEST SIDE OF GULF DRIVE sits this
charming 3BR/3BA home with den, family
room and computer room with Mexican tile.
Surrounded by lush, tropical landscaping
with deck and patio. $239,000.
ARCHITECTURALLY DESIGNED Florida ISLAND GATED ESTATE with magnificent views!
house with wide front porch with exposed rafter and Ultimate privacy it has with this 3BR/3B waterfront
supported by terra cotta columns, has fireplace with home featuring tropical citrus trees, flowering gardens
tile mantel, custom wood work and built-in chefs surrounding brick patio area all located behind a
kitchen! Private patio area with pool. $575,000. custom wrought iron gate at entrance! $545,000.
TOTALLY RENOVATED with new carpet
and tile, appliances and kitchen! 3BR/2BA
elevated home has open front porch and wood
deck out back. Fireplace adds to the charm of
this Island gem steps to the beach! $219,000.
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LARGE FAMILY? Then take a look at this NORTHWEST BRADENTON 4BR/2BA PANORAMIC BAYVIEWS from this SE
fantastic Island canalfront home with 5BR/ home with large eat-in kitchen, fireplace, in- corner unit in WestBay Point and Moorings!
4BA on extra large lot! Plenty of room to ground pool and more! New exterior paint in Very light and bright interior with glass-en-
roam! $349,000. '97. $179,900. closed lanai. Turnkey furnished. $199,000.
CHARMING, OLD FLORIDA beach
home located west of Gulf Drive. 3BR/2BA
with fireplace, large outside deck and great
landscaping all just steps from the white
sandy beach. $269,000.
COMMERCIAL PROPERTY in high traf-
fic area with all environmental permits in
place. Gulf Drive to bay lot for retail, restau-
rant or professional building. Call for details.
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L- A NDER D JED
BRIDGE STREET PIER & Cafe is now accepting
applications for part-time cooks and full and part-
time servers. Please apply in person. 200 Bridge
St., Bradenton Beach.
REALTORS WANTED for Anna Maria Island and
Bradenton areas. Experienced and newly licensed
welcome to apply. Excellent opportunities, gener-
ous commission splits and willing to train. For con-
fidential interview, call Rob Walker, Sales Manager,
Wedebrock Real Estate Company, 778-0700 or
evenings at 792-8431.
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Would you like to
meet interesting people from around the world? Are
you interested in learning the history of Anna Maria
Island? Get involved with the Anna Maria Island
Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. WE
NEED YOU! Call 778-0492.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Tingley Memorial Library.
Three and six hour shifts. 779-1208 or 778-6247.
SECRETARY FOR MAINTENANCE Dept., S.
Longboat Key Condominium. Drug-free workplace.
WANTED: GENERAL OFFICE help, some book-
keeping, 20-40 hours weekly. Knowledge of
Quicken and Excel helpful. Please call Robin at
Gulf-Bay Realty, 778-7244.
WORK AT HOME, part-time, set your own hours,
cutting shapes from fabric. Great for stay at home
Mom. Ellen 778-4610.
BRIDGE TENDER part-time. Anna Maria bridge,
11 p.m. to7 a.m., four days on, four days off. $5.15
to start, call 778-2533, leave message.
HELP WANTED: Servers, sous chef, handyman/
Dockmaster. Buccaneer Inn, 383-5565.
Property Management Team
"We Cover the Island"
Week Month Annual
Cottages Houses* Bungalows
5910 Marina Dr Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Call 941-778-0770 Toll Free 800 741-3772
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
ISLAND BEST LOT BUY!
This lovely lot is, on a quiet street and is just
steps to the bay in Anna Maria city. Nicely
cleared but some mature landscape plantings.
You won't find a nicer lot for the money! Just
Reduced to $87,900.
Call Pat Jackson at 778-3301
or Ken Jackson at 778-6986
or Agnes Tooker 778-5287
SALES AND RENTALS
9701 Gulf Drive PO Box 717 Anna Maria, FL 34216
Toll Free 800 306-9666
Fax # 778-7035
NURSERY CARE STAFF needed for Long Boat
Island Chapel. Mature teen or adult with child care
experience for Sunday services. Please call Mary
Mazza at 383-6491.
ALF active license for six persons. South Sarasota,
live-in owner will net $40K right now. Owner terms
or will trade. Ron, 747-0606.
STATE CERTIFIED C.N.A. or H.H.A. Care for you or
your loved one. Ten years experience. Excellent
references. Reasonable rates. Call Tracy, 722-0162.
GRADUATE NURSE 10 years experience in home
health. Will care for your loved one. Flexible hours,
will travel. Leave message, 779-1264.
MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, mulching,
trimming, clean-up, edgings. Hard-working and respon-
sible. Excellent references. Call Edward 778-3222.
LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appoint-
ments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine
Cab. Serving the Islands. 778-5476.
AUTOMOBILE SERVICE AND REPAIR. Call Mark
for appointment at Grooms Motors, 778-6045. 5608
Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
THE HONEY DO MAN Handyman. Odd Jobs, small
jobs, repairs. Licensed, insured. Free estimates
778-5003 or 726-1067.
BANKRUPTCY $200, Divorce $150-$200. Adop-
tion, corporations, modifications, power of attorney,
wills, living wills, name change, etc. Suncoast Para-
legal Services 742-4788.
JACKIE'S CLEANING SERVICE. General house
cleaning. Jackie Clark 778-0502.
IS YOUR HOME picture poor? Let His Touch Home
Care Service make it picture perfect. Satisfaction
guaranteed. Call today, 778-1869.
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL cleaning special-
izing in Long Boat Key area. Weekly, biweekly or
monthly, reasonable rates. Dependable, furnish sup-
plies. Call Cindy The Cleaning Specialist, 748-1922.
CHILDCARE responsible woman will care for chil-
dren in my home. Infants to ten years, Monday
through Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Experienced, refer-
ences, CPR. Angie, 778-5227.
OFFSHORE CHARTER FISHING with Capt. Glenn
Corder aboard "Deep South." Half and full day. For
information, call 778-1203 or mobile 713-5900.
GARY BEGIN PHOTOGRAPHY, award-winning
photographer specializes in model composites,
portfolios, family portraits. Three looks/headshot $325.
ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair.
If it's broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior
discount. Call 778-2581.
FREE SNOW REMOVAL Shell, dirf, mulch or stone
delivered and spread for a small fee. Yard clean-up.
Dump truck for hire. Free estimates. Call Dave
JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns,
native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanup.
Island resident 25 years. Call 778-6508.
CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING & MAINTENANCE
Residential/commercial, full-service maintenance,
landscaping installation, clean-ups, tree trimming,
ponds, native plants, butterfly gardens. Excellent
Residential Sales/Rental Division Licensed Real Estate Broker
ULTIMATE SUNSETS and expansive views of Sarasota and
Longboat Key. Property consists of two separate houses and
deeded boat dock. Main house features tile floors, fireplace and living
room with full bay view. $389,000. Van Bourgois, 761-0273. R27773
LUXURY LIVING in gated community. 2BR/2B, atrium foyer with
private elevator, eat-in kitchen, two-car garage. View of tranquil water,
tropical birds and occasional dolphin. Clubhouse, pool, tennis and na-
ture trails. $214,000. Barry and Kimberly Charles, 795-1273. C30008
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ANNA MARIA GULFFRONT DUPLEX. Gorgeous view. 2BR/ TROPICAL SETTING surrounds this two-story duplex. Has
2B each side. Turnkey furnished. Good investment property, den and indoor utility room. Recently renovated. $169,900.
$525,000. Bob Burnett, 387-0048. D20191 Colette Gerrish, 794-1024. D17489
MAGNIFICENT contemporary residence
on Sarasota Bay. Soaring ceilings, marble,
granite and Italian tile, outstanding design.
4BR/3B, lower level storage. $974,900.
Kathy Marcinko, 792-9122. R26931
PRIVACY AND ELEGANCE Fronting
Manatee River. Two-story home filled with
innumerable special touches. $1,500,000.
Jim Brown, 747-1200. R19008
MAGNIFICENT CUSTOM BUILT
GEORGIAN RESIDENCE with beautiful
views of Palma Sola Bay. Elegantly ap-
pointed with hardwood floors, custom-
designed kitchen center, fireplace, eleva-
tor and library, fourth floor studio.
$1,100,000. Kathy Marcinko, 792-9122
or Sandy Drapala, 794-3354. R24084
FABULOUS BAYFRONT LOT on a pri-
vate and secluded street. Cleared and
ready to build on. $225,000. Elena
Granger, 792-0021. L17589
Available properties by the
week or by the month from
Anna Maria Island to Venice.
Call one of our rental and
(941) 951-6668 or (800) 881-2222
VILLAGE GREEN. Great location off the beaten
path. 2BR, split design offers extra family room
and vinyl/screened porch. Terrific separate dining
area and domed kitchen. Barrel-tiled roof.
$112,500. Kathleen Slayter, 792-8826 or Janet
IMPECCABLE CONDITION 3BR/2B, master
suite with garden tub and double sinks.
Remote ceiling fans, humidistat, screened
porch overlooking lake. Recently landscaped
with sprinklers. $129,900. Colette Gerrish,
CUSTOM BUILT home on beautiful wooded
one +/- acre location near G.T. Bray Park.
Gourmet kitchen with Corian and oak
cabinetry. Tile throughout. $299,000. Julie
DeSear, 794-3041. R31742
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insured, island resident. Darrell Atwood, 779-0065.
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HOLMES BEACH BUSINESS CENTER Rental
units available for commercial, retail and storage.
Call (941) 778-2924 for information.
HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA furnished. Steps to
beach and shopping. $475 week, $1,200 month.
SEASONAL RENTAL Adorable cottage, 2BR/1BA,
washer/dryer, wood floors, just renovated. Available
July 1, 1998. 106 Church Ave., Bradenton Beach.
$800 month, $475 week. 813-258-2411.
BAYFRONT WITH deep water dock. 2BR/1BA, fully
furnished with everything. Available now through
November. $900 month or $350 week. Call 794-5980.
ANNA MARIA ISLAND Paradise. 3BR/2.5BA canal
home, pool, close to beach. Open 1999 winter sea-
son, $3,500 month, $1,000 week. Special rates off
VACATION BEACH COTTAGE 2BR/2BA complete.
Ground floor, $700 week, $2,200 month. 778-4523,
YEARLY RENTAL 1BR/1BA overlooking Gulf,
Bradenton Beach. Water, garbage included, fur-
nished $650 month. Call 813-932-0516.
BEACH FRONT GROUND-LEVEL 2BR/2BA. Com-
pletely furnished, carpet, closed garage, large
kitchen. Couples, no pets, $3,500 month inclusive
HIDEAWAY COVE panoramic bay view. Nice, quiet,
ground floor. 2BR fully furnished, steps to beach,
restaurants, and more. Available now through
December. Also January and April 1999 season. No
pets or smoking. 778-7107.
HOLMES BEACH seasonal 3BR/2BA. North Beach
Village townhome. Beautifully furnished, all appli-
ances, two-car garage, pool, one block to beach.
$2,500 month, December through April. Special
rates off season. 407-656-4084.
2BR DUPLEX with large screened lanai in Anna
Maria. Annual lease, no pets. 792-8817.
RARE SEASONAL VACANCY 2BR apartment, Anna
Maria Gulffront, fully loaded, lovely interior, sundeck,
enclosed porch, private, 778-3143. No pets.
BEACH FRONT CONDOMINIUM 2BR/2BA completely
redecorated. Beautiful ocean view, lanai, all conve-
niences, two pools, tennis on Anna Maria. Available De-
cember 15, one month minimum. 630-584-7935.
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ANNA MARIA, beautiful Key West-style 3BR/3BA
home. Sailboat water canalfront, large dock with
water and electric. Private boat ramp. All of this and
just steps to great Gulf beach. Annual $2,300
ANNUAL 2BR/2BA home. San Remo shores deep
water, canalfront. $1,100 month, 795-7805.
ANNUAL 3BR/2BA HOME on Bimini Bay. Spacious
home with two-car garage, utility room with washer/
dryer, screened lanai, boat dock. $1,300 per month.
No pets. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate 941-778-
2307 for further information.
2BR/1BA WITH GULFVIEW! Newly redecorated.
Unfurnished. $650/month and furnished $700/
month plus utilities. Anna Maria Realty 778-2259.
2BR/2BA OPEN GULFVIEW! Upstairs, spacious
apartment. Unfurnished. $1,000/mo. plus utilities.
Anna Maria Realty 778-2259.
COMMERCIAL SPACE: SPACIOUS 1,554 sq. ft.
ideal for studio plus 518 sq. ft. work room with sink
and plus 360 sq. ft. private office space. $1,500 /mo.
plus utilities. Anna Maria Realty 778-2259.
HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX on the beach. 2BR/1BA
sleeps six. Fully furnished, cable TV/VCR, washer/
dryer, microwave, screened lanai and sundeck.
$750 week. 954-965-9777.
BAYFRONT COTTAGE with dock. Furnished,
beautiful view, quiet area, no pets or smokers. $250
week, $625 month. Call 794-5980.
2BR/2BA HOUSE AVAILABLE November/December
1998 and April 1999. Nicely furnished, screened porch.
No smokers, pets, $1,600 month, 813-643-3138.
VACATION IN GRAND European-style 4BR/3BA
French Normandy home. Everything you could pos-
sibly want for a perfect vacation. Turret with spec-
tacular Gulf view. Best Anna Maria location. In sea-
son $3,500; off season $2,100. Call 794-8202.
ANNUAL 1BR/1BA Holmes Beach duplex steps to
Gulf. Quiet neighborhood, shopping nearby. First,
last and security. Utilities included $650, 778-5099.
2BR/1BA HOUSE, 28th Street, Holmes Beach.
Pond, one block to bay, two blocks to beach. $800
ANNUAL 1BR/1BA condominium, tile floors, large
garage with washer/dryer. Great location, $625
month. Call Gulf-Bay Realty, 778-7244.
ANNA MARIA CITY 1BR/1BA, large screened
porch. Close to beach, $600 month, 778-4010.
SEASONAL RENTAL charming 2BR/2BA furnished
townhouse. Nicely decorated, full kitchen, partial
Gulf view, close to beach. $2,000 month 755-6661.
1999 SEASONAL Anna Maria ground-level 3BR/
2BA home. All appliances, washer/dryer. Beach at
end of street, Available December.1998 through
April 1999. Three months minimum, no pets or
smoking. $2,000 month. 778-1596 or 813-264-1596.
NEW GARDEN APARTMENT 2BR/1BA across from
the beach. $185 week, annual lease. 753-8866.
ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA Shell Point. Call Jean
Holmes Realty, 778-2924.
PALMA SOLA PARK. Furnished 3Br/2BA pool
home. Fireplace, two car garage. $1,200 month,
annual lease. Pool care included, no pets. Call
Smith Realtors 778-0770.
HOLMES BEACH TOWNHOUSE 2BR/3BA condo-
minium across street from beach. Gulf view, swim-
ming pool, sleeps six, covered parking. $625 week,
$1,675 month. 792-6029.
ANNUAL 2BR/2BA HOUSE Bradenton Beach,
screened porch, nice yard, bay view, washer/dryer
hook-up. Unfurnished, close to beach, $800 month
plus utilities and security deposit, garage negotiable.
Available October 1. Call 778-7199.
ANNUAL RENTAL 1 BR/1 BA completely furnished.
Twenty seconds from beach, Anna Maria, $525
month. Day, 761-1800; evening, 778-3400.
ANNA MARIA large 2BR/1 BA, two-car garage, walk
to beach, nice. Annual rental, 748-8053.
EFFICIENCY APARTMENT, private entry, bath,
screened porch, large living area includes kitchen
SEASONAL RENTAL, Holmes Beach. Beautiful,
luxurious, two-year new, executive 4BR/3BA home,
fully furnished with first class amenities. Gulf view,
steps to beach, fireplaces, Jacuzzi, wet-bar, eleva-
tor, screened decks, handi-cap accessible, security
system, cable TV, VCR, washer/dryer and more.
Sleeps twelve plus. No smoking or pets. Call 352-
688-5541 or e-mail us at Gutz@fiber-net.com.
MILLION-DOLLAR VIEW 2BR/2BA furnished villa on
the water, dock, washer/dryer. Available now through
Dec. 31. $750 negotiable, Holmes Beach. 778-1960.
ANNA MARIA CHARMING 2BR/1BA furnished
apartment. Short walk to best beach and restau-
rants. $650 month, annual lease, 778-3523.
HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1 BA newly remodeled apart-
ment with all amenities. Steps to public/private
beaches along with fine dining and shopping. $375
weekly, $1425 monthly, 756-7326.
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TRAILER with 18- by 10-foot sideroom, yard, boat
storage, #416 4th St., Sandpiper, $21,000.
WATERFRONT LOTS, direct Gulf/Bay access,
magnificent views, quiet locations, cleared, ready to
build. Cul de sacs of Gull $159K; Kumquat $269K.
TIMESHARE, Resort 66. Ground floor, four weeks
#103, back to back June and July; including July 4.
$3,500 week, 778-4523, 1-800-977-0803.
DON & KAREN SCHRODER present ...
GRAND CANAL GEM!
3BR/2.5BA pool home on a
double-wide canal. Open
and inviting floor plan with
family room and large din-
ing room. Two-car garage
plus carport and storage
shed. The charming covered and screened lanai with heated
spa leads to pool deck. Dock, boatlift. Reduced to $267,750.
HANSEL & GRETEL WOULD LOVE the never-ending view
of the woods from this spacious 2BR/2BA condo. Large lanai.
Elevator. Centrally located adult community with clubhouse,
pool & lake. $44,700.
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WATERFRONT HOME and boat dock on Coconut
Bayou. 4BR/4BA, many extras, three years new. 130
Hammock Road, Anna Maria, $530,000. Owner/broker,
Ted E. Davis, Licensed Real Estate Broker, 778-6155.
WATERWAY CONDOMINIUM 2BR/2BA with
deeded boat dock security entry with elevator. 9604
Cortez Road W., $108,000. 792-1835.
ANNA MARIA WATERFRONT buy now before is-
land prices go up! Owner retiring, must sell. Large
fourplex apartment overlooking water and pier. Fur-
nished, established clientele, good income. Private
courtyard, heated pool, spa, gazebo, must see to
believe! Owner financing for qualified persons,
$595,000, low interest. 201 S. Bay Blvd. Call
778-9188. Shown by appointment.
2BR / 1 BA on
double lot. Pool,
less than one block to beach. $375,000.
Call Piroska Kallay at 778-2261
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WATERS EDGE 2BR/2BA beach front condo
with fabulous view of the Gulf. This is a dia-
mond in the rough with excellent rental poten-
tial. Pool, tennis, elevator, security & beautiful
courtyard compliment this complex. $240,000.
Elizabeth Andricks 778-4800. MLS 31846
KEY ROYALE CANAL HOME 2BR/2BA excel-
lent value in a prime waterfront home. Nice
turnkey furniture package, nice lot with room
for expansion. Boat dock, wood sun deck.
$199,900. Ken Rickett 778-4800 MLS 31714.
THE BEST FOR THE LEAST A rare find!
2BR/2BA direct bayfront. Totally furnished!
Quiet, serene setting with pool and steps to
shopping. Only $159,000. Lynn Hostetler
778-4800. MLS 30730
KEY ROYALE HOME REDUCED 3BR/2.5BA
canal home across from the golf course. Wide,
deep canal with boat lift and dock. Sailboat
water out to Tampa Bay. Tropical yard with
various citrus and fruit trees. Two zone A/C
plus many upgrades. $273,500. Call Dick Maher
or Dave Jones 778-4800. MLS 30729
ANNA MARIA ISLAND CLUB Best complex
on the Island. Excellent rental too! 2BR/2BA
Gulffront, furnished turnkey. Heated pool,
spa, elevator. $275,000 Lynn Hostetler 778-
4800 MLS 31639.
ELEVATED PRIME ISLAND HOME Prime
Island Hlolmes Beach location! 3BR/2BA home
on large lot, surrounded by more expensive
properties. Ready to move in. $179,900. Ken
Rickett 778-4800. MLS 29150
KEY WEST LIVING Unique interior design,
more than 2,000 sq. ft. of Florida luxury.
3BR/213A with wood floors, fireplace,
screened balcony. ('anallrott wilh ramp andi
boat dock. $375,000. llizabethl Andricks
778-4800. MLS 31517
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HOLMES BEACH GULF front complex 2BR/2BA,
den or 3BR, new kitchen, central air. Beach, pool,
tennis, parking, $194,000. Owner 778-3251.
HOT SUMMER SALE! Price reduced a cool $20,000.
4BR/3BA, heated pool, two boat slips with lift, huge
private studio/in-law apartment. Quiet corner location.
Now sale priced from $289,000 to only $269,000. Sale
ends Labor Day. See it while it's hot! 388-3885.
BY OWNER 3BR/2BA, 206 69th Street, Holmes
Beach, ground level, 2800 square feet, guest suite,
100 yards to Gulf. $235,000, 778-0103.
CONDOMINIUM ON THE BAY lovely views. Spa-
cious 2BR/2BA luxuriously furnished. $199,500.
Wagner Realty 778-2246. Ask for Yvonne Higgins.
GULF FRONT CONDOMINIUM fantastic view.
Yvonne Higgins, Wagner Realty, 778-2246 or 800-
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children under age of 18 living with parents or
legal custodians, pregnant women and
people securing custody of children under 18.
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of the law. Our readers are hereby informed
that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper
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REDUCED Custom-built 3BR/2BA residence BEAN POINT SHOWCASE Custom remod-
with greatroom design. Vaulted ceilings, large eled beach house, 2BR/2BA on north end of
porches and lovely view of bay. Short walk to Anna Maria. Steps to Gulf, Italian marble
Gulf beaches. $229,500. MLS#30851. Call throughout, pickled custom cabinets, original
Dave Moynihan 778-7976. alfresco paintings, lush native landscaping,
whirlpool tub and much more. $299,900.
Michael Advocate 778-2246, eves. 778-0608.
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WESTBAY COVE CONDO Spacious, open
1BR/1BA unit with nice balcony overlooking
pool and tropical courtyard. Walking distance
to beach, shops and restaurants. Easy to
show! $99,900. Call 778-2246.
GREAT GETAWAY 2BR/1BA newly furnished
turnkey condo. New kitchen and breakfast bar. New
A/C. Completely updated with walk-in shower. Only
stops away to beach or bay. Low maintenance fee.
$89,900. MLS#130225. Call Ed Oliveira 778-1751.
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GULF WATCH! Private beach for this 2BR/2B second
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DREAM ISLAND! Fabulous oversized lot on Dream
Island with deep water, seawall and dock already in place.
No bridges to bay! Great value ready for you to build your
dream home on Dream Island! $299,900.
TIDY ISLAND! Two fantastic units on a very private island.
2BR/2B with glass-endosed balcony overlooking acres of nature
preserve and lakes. Mexican tile floors, eat-in kitchen & more.
Priced $40,000 below owners cost! $179,000.
L'AMBIANCE! 3BR/2.5B 6th floor unit overlooking the
Gulf, the beach, the bay and the golf course! Behind the
gates of the Longboat Key Club. Built-ins, elegant decor
and more! $899,000.
SANCTUARY! 2nd floor unit in
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vated. Over $18,000 income in 1997. Priced at
$140,000. Call Becky Smith 795-8095 or Elfi Starrett
Better Th"n New!
Spacious & bright open floor plan. Built in 1996.
Owner has installed top-of-the-line blinds and all ap-
pliances are included. Great lake view. Close to
beaches, shopping and medical facilities. Priced at
$133,900. Call Rob Walker eves. 792-8431.
Motel located Gulf to bay 10 units, has good return
clientele, owner will finance with $200,000 down.
Priced to sell at $850,000. Call Deborah Thrasher
778-0700 or eves. 778-3395.
Weekly Monthly Seasonal Annual
*1BR/1BA Apt. furnished with Gulf view ~ $650 mo.
Perico Bay Club 2BR/2BA $850 mo.
Due to a continuing demand from qualified renters,
we are always looking for quality properties.
Call Property Manager Valerie Kruse 778-6665
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Buy it. Sell it! Find it in The Islander Bystander
419 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Florida
(941) 778-2291 P 0 Box 2150
EVENINGS 778-2632 FAX (941) 778-2294
Make your dream come true with this inviting 3 or 4BR/
2BA beach house offering spellbinding views of Pas-
sage key, the Sunshine Skyway, and the Rod & Reel
Pier! Amenities include beamed, vaulted ceilings, stone
fireplace and entry foyer, spacious kitchen with break-
fast bar plus adjoining laundry room, pretty steel roof,
and double-car garage. Other features include central
air and heat, two hot water tanks, dehumidistat, and pri-
vate setting on wonderful sandy beach! Only $489,900!
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IMPECCABLE CANALFRONT CHARMER
Located in desirable Key Royale, this 3BR/2.5BA wa-
terfront residence offers a spacious, free-flowing split
bedroom design with walk-in closets, eat-in kitchen,
sliding doors opening onto a sunny screened lanai,
bright southerly exposure, new boat dock and seawall,
gorgeous grounds, automatic sprinkler system, barrel-
tile roof, and more! The updated master bath offers a
whirlpool tub and attractive double vanity sinks. Beau-
tiful ceramic tiled floors are found in the kitchen and all
bathrooms. Priced to sell at $345,000, including a Pre-
ferred One Year Homeowner's Warranty!
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PERFECT BEACH HOUSE!
Don't miss this brand new listing west of Gulf Drive"
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Call today to see this exceptional property!
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, AUG. 30TH 1-3
NOW REDUCED This charming home offers 3BR/
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is perfect for the couple starting out or winding down.
Call today! Just reduced to $199,900.
Call Pat Jackson at 778-3301
or Ken Jackson at 778-6986
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RIVER WILDERNESS Premier country club and golf
community. 3BR/3.1 B home on shady comer lot with
caged pool overlooking small creek with bridge.
MLS#25770. $299,000 Jan Schmidt 778-2261.
PERICO BAY CLUB Beautifully maintained 2BR/2B "B"
model. Spectacular second floor view of Palma Sola Bay
& Intracoastal. Community pools, spa, tennis courts.
MLS#31611. $153,000 Rose Schnoerr 778-2261.
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STUNNING WATERFRONT ESTATE offers inspir-
ing views of Manatee River. Magnificent two-story
home, 4BR/4.1B plus 2BR/2B carriage house.
MLS#30137. $1,600,000 Nancy Fasel 778-2261.
BAY PALMS HOME, short block to Anna Maria's
finest walking beach. Elevated home with parking
for four cars. Decks off bedroom, Kitchen.
MLS#30198. $210,000 Bobye Chasey 778-2261.
Now going to the movies
requires more paperwork than
getting a mortgage approval.
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WO^ : Apply For A Mortgage By Phone.
Just call or visit the COLDWELL
BANKER* Anna Maria office and we guarantee
you a mortgage decision by the end of the day or
we'll pay you $250. And you won't have to touch
a single piece of paper. 1-888-240-7082
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BEST ISLAND BUY! Price reduced! 4BR/3B home, PERICO BAY CLUB Downstairs Kingfisher model. Full
caged solar-heated pool/spa. Two docks included, sunsets over bay water! 2BR/2B used seasonal only by
Home Warranty, maintenance free yard, two AC units. owner. 24-hour gated community. MLS#29959 Rose
MLS#29198. $269,000 Patty Stump 778-2261. Schnoerr 778-2261. $109,000.
Laura McGeary Emily Romer Noreen Roberts Sheila Kidd Harry Rosenbloom Doug Newcomer Jan A. Schmidt
Buffalo, NY Coldwater, OH Cleveland. OH Middletown, OH Bryn Mawr, PA Missouri Kansas City, MO
Ann Arbor, MI
Bob & Penny Hall
Holmes Beach 3BR/2BA Single-family home, Garage, boat
dock. Furnished or unfurnished. ............ $1600 per mo.
Holmes Beach 2BR/2BA Condo, second floor, only 20
units in complex. View of bay ....................... $875 per mo.
Pinehurst 2BR/2BA Sarasota condo, first floor, one-car
garage. Pool and tennis ........................ $850 per mo.
Wildewood Springs 2BR/2BA First floor condo, enclosed
lanai, view of lake. .................................. $800 per mo.
Ironwood 2BR/2BA second floor end unit with carport,
stacked washer/dryer .................................... $800 per mo.
Anna Maria Island 3BR/2BA Single-family home on canal
with one-car garage. Holmes Beach. $1200 per mo.
Cordova Lakes 3BR/2BA Single-family home, two-car
garage screened lanai with view of lake. Available Sept.
$900 per mo.
We also have seasonal
Call Emily Romer at 778-9611
Toll Free 1(800)237-8400 Ext. 1011
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