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CORR BELIEF AsTheWorld Terns tally their memos. Page 6 Ranked Floridas Best Community Weekly by FPAAMI Chamber of Commerce 2012 Medium Business of the Year 10 years ago Meetings Op-Ed Happenings The Best News on Anna Maria Island Since 1992 www.islander.org VOLUME 22, NO. 41 AUG. 13, 2014 FREEPage 27 Runner-up pics. 12 Bad neighbors. 9 Birds, nudists edge for space at Passage Key Signs posted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in June advise visitors to Passage Key a designated wildlife refuge since 1905 to remain outside the high tide line to protect nesting and feeding birds. Help! Lights out. 14HB plans to reduce beach parking move forward. Page 2 Bradenton Beach approves a new clerk. Page 3 Anticipation for Anna Maria election builds. Page 4 On the government calendar. Page 4 Comments approach civility line in BB meeting. Page 5 The Islander editorial, reader letters. Page 6 The real island deal to the Corr. Page 7. Looking back. Page 7 Make a date, catch the sunset. Pages 10-11 Community events, announcements. Pages 10-11 What kids, parents and guardians need-toknow. 22-23 Mote Marine gets top visitor reviews. Page 13

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LUNCH $ 7 39 DINNER $ 8 39 AUGUST SPECIAL TAKE-OUT ONLY Holmes Beach committee plans reduce beach-area parking Committee seeks public input Winners! Beachgoers Aug. 10 park near the beach end of 73rd Street in Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Josey Presswood

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 3 11:30-9 941.778.5092ENJOY Winners!Over 10,000 pizzas served since 2013 Come find out why were voted BEST PIZZA on AMI by Islander readers! The Feast Restaurant 2011-2013 LOBSTAHS LOBSTER TAILS $ 15 99 TUE&THU LOBSTER TAILS LOBSTER TAILS $ $ $ $ 15 15 15 Got Buttah?OPEN DAILY AT NOON HUT DARTS POOL 5337 Gulf Drive | Anna Maria Island | 941.779.1000 LOBSTAHS LOBSTAHS Got Buttah? 5337 Gulf Drive | Anna Maria Island | 941.779.1000 Tiki Hut Sportstah BarOPEN DAILY AT 5 PM SHUFFLEBOARD SHUFFLEBOARD SHUFFLEBOARD HAPPY HOURFood & Cocktails 3-6 HAPPY HOUR Food & Cocktails 3-6 LARGE TV S New Bradenton Beach city clerk ensconcedGia Lancaster addresses the Bradenton Beach City Commission Aug. 7 regarding her application for the city clerk position. She was hired at an annual salary of $50,000. Islander Photo: Charmaine Engelsman Changing clerks

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4 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER MeetingsAnna Maria City Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, 941708-6130, www.cityofannamaria.com Bradenton Beach Bradenton Beach City Hall, 107 Gulf Drive N., 941-778-1005, www.cityofbradentonbeach.org Holmes Beach Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, Manatee County Administration building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, 941-748-4501, www.mymanatee.org West Manatee Fire Rescue denton, 941-761-1555, www.wmfr.org Of Interest Send notices to calendar@islander.org and news@islander.org 2014 ElectionOn the election calendar Anna Maria candidates hold off campaign kickoffs Primary and early voting coming soon Webb Yetter Murphy SueLynn Bouchard An absentee ballot and reminder for the Aug. 26 primary. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 5 Mon-Tue 10-6, Wed-Thu 9-8, Fri-Sat 9-10, Sun 9-8 www.thebeachshopboutique.com NEXT TO TYLERS ICE CREAMTHE BEACH SHOP We moved to Cortez from the Manatee Beach! We moved to Cortez from the Manatee Beach! Ladies Swimwear & Clothing Sale!30-70% OFFAll clothing & swimwear for men, women & children. All jewelry, including turquoise. All hats & sandals. All gifts & souvenirs.*BEACH SUPPLIES & NEW ARRIVALS NOT INCLUDED SUMMER FUN SPECIAL 10% OFF ANY Reach more than 20,000 people weekly with your ad for as little as $12! Call 941.778.7978 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach WE UNDERSTAND THE VALUE OF EVERY DOLLAR.Commentary dominates Bradenton Beach meetingWard 4 incumbent Commissioner Jan Vosburgh has launched her campaign for re-election with a sign on her vehicle. Most political signs are limited to display 30 days prior to the election, but advertisements on motor vehicles are exempt, per Florida election laws. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

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6 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER Opinion Our AUG. 13, 2014 AUG. 13, 2014 AUG. 13, 2014 Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217 Opinion Your AUG. 13, 2014 AUG. 13, 2014 Publisher and Editor Bonner Joy, bonner@islander.org Editorial Lisa Neff, copy editor Joe Bird, editorial cartoonist Kevin Cassidy, kevin@islander.org Rick Catlin, rick@islander.org Contributors Jesse Brisson Will Corr Marge McCarthy Karen Riley-Love Capt. Danny Stasny, sh@islander.org Advertising Director Production Graphics ads@islander.org Of ce Staff Janice Dingman, pier plank coordinator accounting@islander.org classi eds@islander.org subscriptions@islander.org Distribution Urbane Bouchet Shane Pelkey Ross Roberts (All others: news@islander.org) What is the cost of 1 car parking? In the spotlight Harold Hoffman, Bradenton Bonner Joy

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 7 Last call: Wimpys jam Headlines from Aug. 11, 2004Temps and Drops on AMI Date Low High Rainfall Aug. 3 77 95 0 Aug. 4 78 93 0 Aug. 5 80 91 0.31 Aug. 6 77 92 0.01 Aug. 7 77 93 0 Aug. 8 77 93 0 Aug. 9 76 93 0.05 Average area Gulf water temperature 90.924-hour rainfall accumulation with reading daily at approximately 5 p.m. Wed love to mail you the news! The Islander (Sorry, we do not suspend mail subscriptions you get The Islander free while youre here!)BULK MAIL U.S. SUBSCRIPTION (allow 2 weeks for every weeks delivery) 1 year: $54 3-6 Months: $36 1-3 Months: $24U.S. FIRST CLASS AND CANADIAN MAIL SUBSCRIPTION 1 year: $160 3-6 Months: $98 1-3 Months: $54 Single Issue: $5 FIRST CLASS MAIL, U.S. ONLY, maximum four weeksMAIL TO: ______________________________________________________________ ADDRESS _____________________________________________________________ CITY ____________________________ STATE __________ ZIP _________________ Credit card: d u No. ___________________________________________ Name shown on card: _____________________________ Exp. Date ___________ Credit card billing address: ______________________________________________ MAIL START DATE: _____________________________________________________ THE BEST NEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND SINCE 1992 CHARGE BY PHONE 941.778.7978 ONLINE (secure server) www.islander.org E-MAIL subscriptions@islander.org 10 years ago SIDEBAR SIDEBAR GALLERY 9-5 M-F, 5604B Marina Drive Holmes Beach, 941.778.7978 Youre invited to visit The Islanders new SIDEBAR GALLERY, featuring work by a variety of top local artists and arts and crafts direct from Haiti. Corr CORR BELIEF

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8 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER Click! $2 $2 4350 El Conquistador Pkwy Bradenton, FL 34210 www.imgacademygolfclub.com Join us on Wednesdays and Fridays for a BOGO dinner special! Call (941) 758-1467 for reservations! OUTSTANDING GOLF, GREAT RATES, EXCELLENT CONDITIONS!includes GPS enabled cart and complimentary practice balls! Reserve your tee time today! (941) 758-1464 Holmes Beach now accepting credit cards County employee lls in as HB building of cial Jon Betcher, Manatee Countys construction review and inspections manager, is performing responsibiliBeach on a contract with the county until the city hires a permanent superintendent of public works. Holmes Beach deputy clerk Brenda Wynn slides a credit card through the citys new scanner. Islander

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 9 Aln A Wellness.com A Wellness.com A Wellness.com A Wellness.com A Wellness.com Wellness.com Aluna_Ad Resizes.indd 1 7/20/14 6:42 PM mosaicco.com/ orida mosaicinmanatee.comMosaic welcomes students, faculty and staff back for another eventful school year. We salute the parents, community members and other businesses that support education throughout the seasons. Every year, Mosaic employees look forward to partnering with schools on environmental and agricultural initiatives from 4H and FFA to school gardens and our Coastal Ed Center. Investing in our kids is an investment in our community. We look forward to seeing you at back-to-school events, science fairs and festivals in Manatee County. We help the world grow the food it needs.Welcome Back to School.Kick Off a Season for Learning! Construction companies can be unwelcome neighbors Aubry quits, calls Anna Maria P&Z board useless Dorothy Pons duplex on 65th Street in Holmes Beach is adjacent to new construction. She discovered utility theft cords leading to the new home and damages at her duplex in July. Islander Photo: Josey Presswood

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10 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER Terras 2723 Manatee Ave. W. Tue-Fri 10-5, Sat 11-4941.779.5350 Handmade Sterling Jewelry 3612 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach 941.778.0400 313 Pine Ave, Anna Maria, 941.778.0500.full service salon and spa offering Hair ~ Nails ~ Massage ~ Facials Acupuncture ~ Body Treatments ~ Bikini and Brazilian Waxing ~ Good news: www.islander.org #2152 Libbys I sland J ewelry 100 AMI Plaza 5337 Gulf Drive Island happenings Wednesday, Aug. 13 Tuesday, Aug. 19 Wednesday, Aug. 20 Posting in the calendar Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Include time, date and location of the event, brief description and email and phone contact. The deadline is Wednesday a week before publication. High-resolution photographs welcome. Winners!5500 Marina Drive ~ Holmes Beach Mon-Sat 10 am 5 pm ~ 941.779.0779 www.CreationsbyL.com Find us on Facebook Featuring Sterling A.M.I. CHARMS Stephen King to speak at library bene t Author Stephen King, who resides in Maine and Florida, will be the speaker at the Manatee Library Foundations Islander Photo: Shane LeonardSoiree set for Silver Center Re-writing a love storyGene Ciliberti loves Anna Maria Island, and he hopes to share with everyone the stories and photos he cherishes. He put a great deal of effort into redoing a picture book he published 13 years ago, Anna Maria Island, A Tour Through Paradise. Ciliberti said, Its not a picture book, its a love story. Its all about how much I love Anna Maria Island. It is offered for sale at Island Coffee Haus, 5350 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 11 S A L E A A L L Free popcorn! Corner Rack (intersection of gulf and marina) You asked for it, you got it! Signature Signature 5311 gulf drive holmes beach941.778.5400 acquaaveda.com hair skin nails massagefeel beautiful today Island happenings August featured gallery artist: Brenda AlcornGyotaku 14x18 inches Ongoing events, activitiesThrough Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays Saturdays Mondays Tuesdays Get Listed Send announcements of ongoing activities and updates to schedules to calendar@islander.org. Also, if you coordinate events for your group, please let The Islander know of any changes to details. Photography Weddings, beach portraits, individual or groups and pets Custom Framing In-home or business consultationsKarlyarlson Photography & Custom Framing 5500 Marina Drive Holmes Beach 941.726.8000 www.karlycarlson.com August Special20% OFF all framing 33 YEARS IN BRADENTON! 8110 CORTEZ RD. W. All consignment/estate jewelry & watches, including pre-owned ROLEX! 40% OFF including pre-owned ROLEX! including pre-owned ROLEX! 40% OFF 40% OFF Sword sh hosts Ladies Sing the Blues Roser offers music camp Joyful Noise sings outside the Anna Maria Island Historical Society at the 2012 Anna Maria Christmas celebration. Islander File Photo need a good laugh? visit the emerson quillin signature store. humor, art, gifts

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12 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER WE ROCK ONLINEislander.org LIFE AUTO HOME BOAT BUSINESS MASS AG E BY NADI ACall 94 1. 51 8.830 1 Massaging on AMI for more than 17 years. Your place, your convenience.MA#0017550 HOW TO RELAX ON AN ISLAND .GIFT CER TIFICA TES AV AILABLE MilestonesTop Notch honorable mentionsAnnouncing the honorable mentions in The Islanders annual Top Notch photography. Look for the top entries in the pet photography contest in the Aug. 20 issue. Taylor Hopkins of Warren, Ohio, earns an honorable mention in The Islanders annual Top Notch photo contest for this atmospheric image of dinghies at the dock. John M. Lafferty of Holmes Beach submitted First Fish Encounter to the Top Notch contest. The little mans impression? Hudson Lloyd of Bradenton wont be sampling sushi just yet. John M. Laffertys image of Tom Lloyd taking a dip in the pool earns a nod from the Top Notch judges. Ralph Crane of Bradenton earns an honorable mention in the Top Notch contest for his image of a manatee. Marilia Clark, who divides her time between Dallas and Anna Maria Island, captured this image of a dolphin while sailing near Cortez. ABSOLUTE TRANQUILITYOF THE BODY & MIND INC.$45 SUMMER SPECIALMM30810relax, renew, revitalize CALL FOR DET AILS JESSICA LEHR LMT FB 941-504-5356 | tranquilbodynmind.com 5702 Manatee Ave W Suite A | Bradenton Sunday Service 10 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Paul T. Eckel With Much to Learn EVERYONE IS WELCOME A dult Bible Study 8:45 AMSUNDAY WORSHIP 10:00 AMChildren & Youth C hurch School after the Childrens Message NURSERY AVAILABLE MISSION OF THE MONTHBeth-El Farmworker Ministry A NON DENOMINATIONAL CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY ALL ARE WELCOME 10 a.m. Sunday Worship ServiceThe Rev. Dr. Vincent Carroll, Senior Minister 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key 941-383-6491 www.longboatislandchapel.org The Lords Warehouse Thrift ShopHours 9-noon, Monday, Wednesday, SaturdayFounded 1956 Pastor Stephen King8 and 9:30 am Sunday Services PO Box 243, Bradenton Beach, 34217 rArt by Joan V oyles

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 13 Mote Marine Aquarium tops with TripAdvisor reviewersBuffett the manatee munches on lettuce at Mote Marine Aquarium. Gilly the Shark greets visitors outside Mote Marine Aquarium on City Island in Sarasota. Islander Photos: Courtesy Mote Marine Aquarium Mote robot, researchers on red-tide patrol Dr. L. Kellie Dixon points out the red-tide detector called a BreveBuster. Islander Courtesy Photo W W H H E E R R E E S Y O U R C O M F O R T Z Z O O N N E E ? ? 5608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, 941.896.7898 ITS HOT OUTSIDE, STAY COOLAC Tune-Up Special $69 Performance test, ACUV dye, up to 1 pound of freon. Exp 08-20-14. CALL GROOMS! HOLMES BEACH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE F Electr T une-Ups Brak es & More 5333 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach at the corner of Gulf & Marina Drives 941-779-0487 CHRISTIES PLUMBINGRESIDENTIAL / COMMERCIAL778-3924 OR 778-44615508 MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH LOCAT ED IN THE BACK OF THE BUILDING REP (CFC1426596) OPEN SA WE TWEET TOO @ami_islander @ami_islander www.fatcatcarpetcleaning.com Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Tile & Grout CleaningCALL TODAY 941.778.2882 or 941.387.0607Satisfaction Guaranteed! Satisfaction Guaranteed! PUMP & SPRINKLERCOR TEZSUPP LY OPEN T O THE PUBLIC We supply all your irrigation needs. 8700 Cortez Road W., Bradenton AUGUST TIP: Make sure your irrigation system is adjusted for rainfall.

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14 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER Turtle watch seeks help with new permit restrictions, lights New permit conditions A 2012 turtle nest on Anna Maria Island is marked and covered with wire to prevent animal predators from robbing the eggs. Islander File Photo TURTLES Getting to the know Please, step up and donate. NOW!G etting to know you G etting to know you By Marge McCarthyAnna Maria Island Community Center Mail: P.O. Box 253, Anna Maria 34216 Visit: 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria Call: 941-778-1908 www.islandcommunitycenter.org Sandee Pruett, 15 years of service to the Anna Maria Island Community Center

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 15 We specialize in GEM car, golf cart, electric vehicles, customizing, parts, service and repair. And we come to YOU!Theres nothing we cant do for you!Ltgearshop.com ~ 727-692-5835Mention The Islander for 10% OFF your service call. Quarterly Pest Control: $20/month.Call 941.747.6677www.southerngreens.net Sea turtle nesting as of Aug. 10: 253 nests, 284 false crawls, 85 hatched nests and 6,379 hatchlings sent to the Gulf. AMITW Our lovely patients, Gordon and Ruthacclaimdentalcare.com A PRIVATE FAMILY DENTAL PRACTICE 941.795.6535$599 CROWN SPECIAL2 or More Molars Only!We use a local dental lab with over 30 years experience in the Bradenton Area. OFFER EXPIRES AUG. 27, 2014 THE LAW OFFICES OF H ardin, Pratt & Ball, P.A. Conveniently Located on Anna Maria Island Holmes Beach Chamber hosts expo-job fair Theater hosts open house Teens harass hatchlings, no penalties TUR TLES Mind your sea turtle manners

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16 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER YOUR PASSPORT TO THE CARIBBEAN ISLANDS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND OPEN 7 DAYS HAPPY HOUR DAILY 3-5 LIVE MUSIC FRI & SAT 7-10The Best on AMI: Fish Tacos & Macadamia Nut-Encrusted Grouper941-779-1930WWW.BANANACABANASEAFOOD.COM 103 GULF DRIVE ~ BRADENTON BEACH Key Royale Pass BEST Philly cheesesteak in Manatee County!OPEN 7 DAYS KITCHEN OPEN LATE WEEKENDS BEST Sports Bar, Chicken Wings, Place to watch sports! Live Music Fri & Sat 8-11 BEST cheesesteak in Manatee County! Chicken Wings, Place to watch Live Music Fri & Sat 8-11 Live Music Fri & Sat 8-11 9701 Gulf Drive Anna Maria 941-567-4056 www.slimsplaceami.com MLB, NHL & NBA 10 TVs! MLB, CALL 941-778-7978 FOR AN AD IN THE BEST NEWS SINCE 1992 WWW.ISLANDER .ORG We Know the Way to your dream home or an ideal vacation rental REAL ESTATE LLC B4 Anna Maria Island C8 (941) 778-6641WE DELIVER 5606 Marina Drive Holmes Beach MonThurs 11am1pm FriSat 11amam Sun 11am1pm Soft Serve Sugar Free/Fat Free & SorbetCELEBRATING 29 YEARS! OLD-FASHIONED ICE CREAM MADE ON SITE. Full-Service Ice Cream Shop! HOMEMADE ICE CREAM SINCE 1984 GOURMET ICE CREAM FROSTED MUGS VOTED #1 GREAT BURGERS VOTED #1TUESDAY-SUNDAY 11-8, CLOSED MONDAY B5 TUESDAY-SUNDAY 11-8, CLOSED MONDAY OLD FLORIDA ORIGINAL FROSTED EAT IN DINE OUT Established 1952 Cold weather? No problem, mon! New weather proofing! GregBurkeSr@hotmail.com 941.592.8373Let me help you navigate Anna Maria Island to Capt. Greg Burke B8 A2 The best hamburgers and the coldest mugs of beer this side of Heaven. -Miss DuffyPat Geyer, Proprietresswww.DuffysTavernAMI.com duffystavern5@aol.comB4 Duffys Tavern B4 B4 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach 34217 B8 941-780-8010CALL FOR RESERVATIONS SCHEDULE: www.amiWaterShuttle.com PRIVATE CHARTERS & EXCURSIONS ~ UP TO 49 PASSENGERSENJOY THE RIDE!Egmont Key M-W-FPrivate Egmont Excursions Any Day 2014 The Islander / MacBonner Inc. 941-870-4349www.kathleend.net Sailing Catamarans Sailing CatamaransKathleen D Kathleen DUSCG Certied to 20 passengersSailing from 3 locationsAnna Maria Island Longboat Key Downtown SarasotaLets Go Sailing! SAIL: $20 PER PERSONWhisper SailingInterperative Sail Tours Aboard 1800s-Design Custom Work Boat Built in Cortez by Whisper Captain & Naturalist Geoffrey H. Kendrick Accommodates up to 6 people4528 119th St. West., CortezNEXT TO SWORDFISH GRILL941.713.5958 Serving Lunch & Dinner Tue -Thu 11-9, Sat Noon-late Sunday Noon-8 CLOSED MONDAYS C8 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY 119th Street West on the Cortez Waterfront Turn at 119th-Cortez Bait & Seafood THE REAL DEAL, FRESH DAILY!Family-owned and operated RETAIL SEAFOOD MARKET RETAIL SEAFOOD Seafood fresh off the boat AND smoked! 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 17 YOUR PASSPORT TO THE CARIBBEAN ISLANDS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND OPEN 7 DAYS HAPPY HOUR DAILY 3-5 LIVE MUSIC FRI & SAT 7-10The Best on AMI: Fish Tacos & Macadamia Nut-Encrusted Grouper941-779-1930WWW.BANANACABANASEAFOOD.COM 103 GULF DRIVE ~ BRADENTON BEACH Key Royale Pass BEST Philly cheesesteak in Manatee County!OPEN 7 DAYS KITCHEN OPEN LATE WEEKENDS BEST Sports Bar, Chicken Wings, Place to watch sports! Live Music Fri & Sat 8-11 BEST cheesesteak in Manatee County! Chicken Wings, Place to watch Live Music Fri & Sat 8-11 Live Music Fri & Sat 8-11 9701 Gulf Drive Anna Maria 941-567-4056 www.slimsplaceami.com MLB, NHL & NBA 10 TVs! MLB, CALL 941-778-7978 FOR AN AD IN THE BEST NEWS SINCE 1992 WWW.ISLANDER .ORG We Know the Way to your dream home or an ideal vacation rental REAL ESTATE LLC B4 Anna Maria Island C8 (941) 778-6641WE DELIVER 5606 Marina Drive Holmes Beach MonThurs 11am1pm FriSat 11amam Sun 11am1pm Soft Serve Sugar Free/Fat Free & SorbetCELEBRATING 29 YEARS! OLD-FASHIONED ICE CREAM MADE ON SITE. Full-Service Ice Cream Shop! HOMEMADE ICE CREAM SINCE 1984 GOURMET ICE CREAM FROSTED MUGS VOTED #1 GREAT BURGERS VOTED #1TUESDAY-SUNDAY 11-8, CLOSED MONDAY B5 TUESDAY-SUNDAY 11-8, CLOSED MONDAY OLD FLORIDA ORIGINAL FROSTED EAT IN DINE OUT Established 1952 Cold weather? No problem, mon! New weather proofing! GregBurkeSr@hotmail.com 941.592.8373Let me help you navigate Anna Maria Island to Capt. Greg Burke B8 A2 The best hamburgers and the coldest mugs of beer this side of Heaven. -Miss DuffyPat Geyer, Proprietresswww.DuffysTavernAMI.com duffystavern5@aol.comB4 Duffys Tavern B4 B4 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach 34217 B8 941-780-8010CALL FOR RESERVATIONS SCHEDULE: www.amiWaterShuttle.com PRIVATE CHARTERS & EXCURSIONS ~ UP TO 49 PASSENGERSENJOY THE RIDE!Egmont Key M-W-FPrivate Egmont Excursions Any Day 2014 The Islander / MacBonner Inc. 941-870-4349www.kathleend.net Sailing Catamarans Sailing CatamaransKathleen D Kathleen DUSCG Certied to 20 passengersSailing from 3 locationsAnna Maria Island Longboat Key Downtown SarasotaLets Go Sailing! SAIL: $20 PER PERSONWhisper SailingInterperative Sail Tours Aboard 1800s-Design Custom Work Boat Built in Cortez by Whisper Captain & Naturalist Geoffrey H. Kendrick Accommodates up to 6 people4528 119th St. West., CortezNEXT TO SWORDFISH GRILL941.713.5958 Serving Lunch & Dinner Tue -Thu 11-9, Sat Noon-late Sunday Noon-8 CLOSED MONDAYS C8 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY 119th Street West on the Cortez Waterfront Turn at 119th-Cortez Bait & Seafood THE REAL DEAL, FRESH DAILY!Family-owned and operated RETAIL SEAFOOD MARKET RETAIL SEAFOOD Seafood fresh off the boat AND smoked! 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG

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18 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER back to school School starts Aug. 18. Please, watch out for Island kids!Back to School Back to School Back to School Back to School Back to School As you hurry to and from work and appointments, kids are scurrying to and from school. Please, keep an eye out for youngsters waiting for buses, walking to and from school and riding the trolley. Remember to observe school-zone speed limits. And, please, thank our sponsors for this reminder Anna Maria RealtyMarie Franklin, Licensed Real Manson Roofing Minnies Beach Cafe David Teitelbaum, Realtor Mike Norman Realty Inc. Davids AMI Deli Tide & Moon Jewelry Creations by L Cannons Marina Perks 4 Pets Steam Designs Florida Dreams Realty Just 4 Fun Dogs for the Earth Island Coffee Haus Island Fresh Market Island Limousine Island Limousine Cindy Jones, Duncan Real Estate Bella By the Sea Whisper Sailing Jos M. Goldberg, DDS

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 19 Mixon Insurance Inc 941-778-2253Terras2723 Manatee Ave. W J.Burns LaPensee Plumbing & Pools 941.778.5622Coastal Floors Sandbar Restaurant Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub 941-383-239BeacHhouse Restaurant 941-779-2222Ariel Screen Arts SCHOOL STARTS AUG. 18. PLEASE, WATCH OUT FOR ISLAND KIDS! SCHOOL STARTS AUG. 18. PLEASE, WATCH OUT FOR ISLAND As you hurry to and from work and appointments, kids are scurrying to and from school. Please, keep an eye out for youngsters waiting for buses, walking to and from school and riding the trolley. Remember to observe school-zone speed limits. And, please, thank our sponsors for this reminder Bradenton Beach scenic waves improving 1st impressions Changing stations: more to come A long time coming Committee to update bylaws City commission to choose sign Going up fastWork on the Bradenton Beach cell tower base to support the tower on city property is underway. Islander Photo: Charmaine Engelsman

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20 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER Take a ride on AMI connect to SRQ! The free AMI trolley service connects at Coquina Beach to Longboat Key Trolley (fee) for service to LBK, St. Armands and downtown Sarasota. Ride FREESchedule info is a public service of Dedication planned for Bradenton Beach nature parkMike Miller of Perfect Island Landscaping began work Aug. 7 on his plans for a nature park and education center at John R. Chappie Gulfside Park, 1402 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. The crew is removing Australian pines and other non-native plants in favor of native trees and plants. The project is moving along more quickly than the fast-track plan that was laid out, according to Mayor Bill Shearon, and is expected to cost just under the budgeted $10,000, groundbreaking at the park is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13. County Commissioner John Chappie, for whom the park is named, will be the honored guest. Islander Photo: Josey Presswood

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 21 ObituaryJoseph L. Handzel DELICIOUS LUNCH DAILYCOME BY LAND OR SEA! ICW Marker 49 INDOOR DINING Open 7 days 11-10 4628 119th St.W., CortezFacebook: Sword sh Grill and Tiki Facebook: Flippin Mullet Sports Bar941.798.2035 Olde Cortez DELICIOUS DELICIOUS LUNCH LUNCH DAILY DAILY NEVER A DULL MOMENT! COMING AUGUST 15-16-17 LOBSTER FEST TUESDAYS: NASCRAB RACES 6-9 (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SAFE CRAB RACING AT BARS) FRI. AUG. 15 MESSENGER LITE 7-10 SAT. AUG. 16 TC NOON-4 BC & THE GANG 7-10 SUN. AUG. 17 REID FROST NOON-4 STEVE ARVEY/REBECCA BIRD 5-8 TICKETS AT THE DOOR $20ADVANCE TICKETS AT SCBB.ORGRAFFLES | 50-50 DRAWING | DOOR PRIZESGREAT FOOD | SURPRISE GUESTSWWW.LADIESSINGTHEBLUES.ORG Two apply for WMFR chief position StreetlifeIsland police blotterAnna Maria Anna Maria is policed by the Manatee County Bradenton Beach Bradenton Beach is policed by the Bradenton Beach Police Department. Cortez Cortez is policed by the MCSO Holmes Beach Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department. Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO. CHECK US OUT AT WWW.ISLANDER.ORG BREAKING NEWS, CLASSIFIEDS, FLIP-PAGE E-EDITION, FACEBOOK & TWITTER! WE HAVE IT ALL.

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22 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER Grill Seafood Grill Seafood Grill Seafood Come try some cracker shrimp! Live music Friday & Saturday121 Bridge St. Bradenton Beach 941-896-9737 bluemarlinami.com THE FEAST RESTAURANTEnjoy your feast THE FEAST THE FEAST RESTAURANT RESTAURANT Island FleaGet your TIKI on at the Islands newest hot spot for music, food and fun! Burgers, fish taco, wings, fries & more! HOURS Wed-Sun 5 to 10-ish5704 Marina Drive HB, 941.778.4402 Island Flea WED. HUMP DAY EVAN STEELE 7-10 THURS. LADIES NIGHT DOUG BIDWELL 7-10 FRI. TGIFF WALTER SMITH 7-10 SAT. THE 3 AMIGOS 7-10 SUN. MESSENGER 4-8 2000 75th St. W., BradentonSmoke-Free Facility / Always Open to The PublicLunches ~ Dinners ~ Dances ~ Bingo Amusement Center and More! FOR A SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS CALL 941-794-3489 or visit www.americanlegionpost24.com Kirby Stewart Post 24 WELCOME TO Kirby Stewart Post 24 Kirby Stewart Post 24 WELCOME TO The American Legion 941.778.6614 3007 GULF DRIVE HOLMES BEACH NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED!OPEN 7 DAYS CATERING we deliver for large parties Island Coffee HausReal Florida Relaxation! By Jennifer AUTHENTIC GERMAN BEER, FOOD, CAKES AND ATMOSPHERE! THE REAL GERMAN RESTAURANT ON FLORIDAS WEST COAST ON FLORIDAS WEST COAST ON FLORIDAS WEST COAST Old HamburgSchnitzelhaus FRIDAY & SATURDAY OVEN-FRESH BAVARIAN HAXEN &CRISPY DUCKLINGCALL AHEAD TO RESERVE On vacation! See you Aug. 22. How to nd the school bus Whats for lunch? New to teaching, not so new to AME or classrooms Fisher

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 23 Yes, its that time again We made stone crabs famous! OPEN 7 Days 11:30-9:30 Happy Hour 4-6pmLONGBOATS PREMIER WATERFRONT RESTAURANT! Since 1967 MOORE S STONE CRAB RESTAURANTIts going to be a Crab Tastic Summer!ALLYOUCANEAT Maine Lobster $29.99 or Alaskan Snow Crab Clusters $29.99Also: Fresh Seafood, Pasta, Steaks & Chicken Best food, best service, best view ... Any closer to the water, your feet will get wet! www.stonecrab.ccWAIT! Keep your bibs on! Attention: Parents, teachers, friends of AME, submit school news to jennifer@islander.orgSchool district may fund resource of cer Tokajer CopemanStanding tallRichard and Nikita Fosmore of Holmes Beach recently traveled from the Gulf Coast to the Redwood Forest. The couple visited the Arcata Redwood Forest in California in mid-July and found a shady spot to read the hometown news. Nikita owns Salon Salon and Richard works for Anna Maria Island Accommodations. Islander Courtesy Photo Island travelers

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24 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER Find more sports online! www.islander.org Share the news. mbowers@tampabay.rr.com MB MARINE LLCElectronics / Electrical Installation & ServicePO Box 1064 Cortez, Fl 34215(941) 920-1169 COME CRUISE ON OUR PRIVATE YACHT 941-780-8010 Now and Then Excursions AM City Pier tides; Cortez high tides 7 minutes later lows 1:06 later Anna Maria Island Tides Date AM HIGH PM HIGH AM LOW PM LOW Moon Aug. 13 2:28 2.0 2:32 2.4 8:03 0.7 8:51 0.6 Aug. 14 2:59 2.1 3:29 2.2 9:04 0.7 9:23 0.8 Aug. 15 3:35 2.2 4:34 1.9 10:10 0.6 9:55 1.0 Aug. 16 4:16 2.3 5:57 1.6 11:25 0.6 10:29 1.2 Aug. 17 5:06 2.4 7:51 1.5 12:48p 0.6 11:10 1.4 3rd Aug. 18 6:06 2.4 9:48 1.5 2:11p 0.5 Aug. 19 7:18 2.4 10:58 1.6 12:11 1.4 3:21 0.4 Aug. 20 8:31 2.4 11:38 1.7 1:36 1.5 4:16 0.4 Cathy Schmidt, LPGA Class A Pro TEACHES THE SECRETS TO GOLF Learning is easy and fun! Improve your game in as little as an hour!PRIVATE LESSONSOLF SCHOOLSEEKLY CLINICSLADIES PUNIORSIDEO ANALYSIS & DOPPLER ANALYSISLL SKILL LEVELS Open Mon-Fri 8-4, Saturday by Appointmen t 12044 Cortez Rd. W, (941) 792-7657 marinedocktor@msn.comMake one stop to shop for the Dock !marine dockto r s Re mote Controls Center offering private, group tennis lessons And then there were two Key Royale golf news Horseshoe news

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 25 Light T Fishin g Char tersCapt. W arren GirleInshore Offshore Li ht Tk l Capt. W arren Girle o r e h O IN-HOUSE PROFESSIONAL ROD REPAIRISLAND DISCOUNT TACKLE5503 MARINA DRIVE at KEYES MARINA, HBOPEN DAILY 7AM 941-779-2838Major Credit Cards Accepted Visit us at www.IslandDiscountTackle.com GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLELocated at the Seafood Shack, 4110 127th St. W., Cortezwww.h2owatersportz.com SUNSET JETSKI TOUR LIMITED TIME ONLYONLY $99CALL FOR DETAILS*Not valid with other offers. Tax not included.941-538-4290 Islander Exclusive Stasny. Lori Tomlison, Linda Carrier, Debbie Tomlinson and Rich Carrier, visiting Anna Maria Island from St. Augustine and Longboat Key show off their July 5 offshore catch of grouper and snapper, the rewards from a charter with Capt. Warren Girle.

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26 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER More than 200 beautiful hand-selected properties to choose from. Stop by our of ces or visit our web-site to book your next vacation in paradise! 941-779-0733 www.annamariaparadise.com S pectacular ViewsINTRODUCINGNEW WATERFRONT RESIDENCES ON FLORIDAS LAST PRIVATE ISLAND Award-winning Designs Enduring Quality Incomparable ValueExquisite Island Coach Homes from the $400sLEED Certified Move-in Ready Maintenance IncludedNo CDD fees!Unlike other communities, Harbour Isle does not burden you with Community Development District (CDD) fees, which saves you thousands of dollars during your home ownership. (888) 508-4680 ~ minto a.com12300 Manatee Ave. West, Bradenton, FL 34209 On SR 64, turn right just before the Anna Maria Bridge.of Anna Maria Island with an incredible home and lifestyle to match Overlooking the classic, old Florida beach community of Anna Maria Island, Harbour Isle features award-winning Minto Island Coach Homes. Resort-style amenities include a kayak launch, pool with private cabanas, fire pit, and outdoor kitchen and dining areas. A proposed marina and planned Beach Club on Anna Maria Sound include a private clubhouse and resort-style pool. All in the heart of the vibrant Bradenton-Sarasota area. All yours for an incredible waterfront value.Our Secret Is Out! Anna Maria has been named one of the Sunshine States 10 Best Secret Beaches by USA Today/10Best.com and one of only four Old, Classic Florida destinations by the Wall St. Journal. Bradenton Elks Lodge takes vets shing The anglers on the Bradenton Elks Lodge include Ron Kinnard, left, Mike Kinnard, Dan Carter, Charlie Evers, Ryan Simonson, George Suplee, mighty southwest district vicepresident Brett Davis, Mick McCracken, John Kormandy shows off a small snook while enjoying the Elks Lodgemighty southwest district deputy grand exalted ruler David Manning, exalted ruler of Bradenton Elks Lodge Michael Carter, Brian Ladere, (sitting in front) John Kormandy. Islander Courtesy Photos

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 27 Business news A.M.I. BEACHES REAL ESTATE5702 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach CALL THE BEACHES EXPERTCindy Quinn, P.A., Realtor, CDPECell: 941-780-8000Go to my website to view all AMI listings:islandannamaria.com HOLMES BEACH40 Years of Professional Service to Anna Maria Island and BradentonEXP ERIENCE REPUTATION RESULTSFOR SALE Belair Bayou: Unique 3/2 home with 2,632 sa, man cave, pool, lanai with replace and stone table with grill and much more. $316,000.RENTALS GULFFRONT Vacation/Seasonal 5/4 Home. GULFFRONT Luxury Villas 2/2 and 1/1.5 Vacation/Seasonal BOOKING NOW FOR 2014 SEASONAL/VACATION RENTALS 208 Peacock Lane, 2/2 duplex in Holmes Beach. $395,000. Great investment property or change to single family. By appointment only. mariannebc@aol.com941-725-7799 Call Marianne TODAY for your free market analysis. Selling your home is important to me.Marianne Correll, Realtor6101 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach 34217 Gulf-Bay Realty of Anna Maria Inc. Jesse Brisson Broker Associate, GRI 941-713-4755 800-771-6043 Call Jesse Brisson941-713-4755BAYFRONT BEAUTY: Perched on the edge of the bay, this 2bed/2bath bayfront home has sweeping views of the bay and ICW. Craftsmanship shows in every detail of this beautiful home with dock and of ce or third bedroom. Turnkey furnished. $1,199,000 DUPLEX FOR SALE: 300 block of 65th Street on a conforming duplex lot. Lovingly maintained, new windows, room for a pool, great rental history. $519,000. 5BED/3BATH DUPLEX: West of Gulf Drive, just steps to the beach this relaxed living duplex is currently a successful vacation rental. Excellent rental history and con rmed future bookings. Turnkey furnished. $940,000. 4BED/2BATH DUPLEX: : Location, Location, Location. Across from public beach and off of Gulf Drive, this duplex comes turnkey furnished! $365,000. SNEAD ISLAND: Built in 2006 on over half an acre, this 4bed/3bath home features 14-ft ceilings, crown moldings, kitchen with black granite counter tops, Grand views ,saltwater pool with waterfall feature, 200-ft new dock. Much much more. $949,000. FLAMINGO TOWNHOME: Totally redone from head to toe, this 2bed/2bath condo is conveniently located close to Robinson Preserve, Anna Maria Island and, with a pool and docks, what more do you need?! $175,000. POOL HOME WITH SLIP: This elevated 2bed/2bath pool home built on an oversize lot also includes a deeded boat slip. Inviting layout takes full advantage of blending indoors with outdoors. $589,999. Price reduced on this Sunbow Beauty 2BR/2BA, Bayou View, Elevator, Tennis and Two Heated Swimming Pools, Walk To Beach $262,000. Gulf-Bay Realty of Anna Maria Contact Robin Kollar, broke r Of ce: 941-778-7244, Cell: 941-713-4515 robin@gulfbayrealty.co m 5309 Gulf Dr iv e, Holmes Beach Fl 34217 OWNER SA YS PRESENT ALL OFFERS: SELL NOW! Another star is born MarVista donates dollars for worthy cause The newest Ocean Star Sushi and Japanese Food restaurant at Galati Marine, 902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, is open daily 4-10 p.m. for dinner. Owners Mon and Chi Li plan a grand opening later this month. For more information, call 941-251-6940. Islander Photo: Rick CatlinHarrys gone shing Realty raves Cutting the ribbon for the Aug. 5 grand opening of the Anglers Cove subdivision on South Bay Boulevard in Anna Maria are, from left, Lori Gyson, Janet Mixon, Anglers Cove investment team member J.B. Bald win, contractor Greg Ross, and Kelly Baldwin of Michael Saunders Real Estate. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin

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28 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER HELP WANTED Royal or Mary Ann Schmidt at SunCoast Real annamariaisland@hotmail.com annamariaisland@hotmail.com interest to g. KIDS FOR HIRE Beach. HEALTH CARE SERVICES custom system design. 941-224-1069. sional, friendly cleaning service since 1999. 941mates. Licensed, insured. Call native islander Jim On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance able. Call Mike, 941-567-6634. 4570. mercial, residential and resorts. Roofs, buildings, ITEMS FOR SALE FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE classi eds@islander.or g ANNOUNCEMENTS unteer program or stop by the chamber at 5317 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. of Presence for kids and teens in Haiti. Deliver Beach. Holmes Beach. Beach. purchase online: m. able shing poles and reels, nets, tackle, buckets, etc. to give to children. Donate your gear Drive, Holmes Beach. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Pick GARAGE SALES Donations accepted 9-11 a.m. Wednesday. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733. LOST & FOUND PETS BOATS & BOATING instruction. Day. Week. Month. Sun sh, Laser, Windrider 17 and Precision 15. Call Brian at 941boat orida. m. org. Sandy s Lawn Ser vice Inc.Established in 1983 Residential and Commercial Full ser vice lawn maintenance Landscaping Clean-up Hauling tree trimming Licensed & Insured Paradise Improvements 941.792.5600Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Specialist Replacement Doors and Windows Andrew ChennaultFULLY LICENSED AND INSURED Island References Lic#CBC056755 I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S Residential & Condo Renovations vice RDI CONSTRUCTION INC.CBC 1253471 Bed: A bargain! King, Queen, Full & Tw in, pre-owned from $30 new/used. 941-922-5271 www .sleepking.ne t Windows & Doors 941-730-5045WEATHERSIDE LLC LIC#CBC1253145H URRIC ANE AMI TA XI 800.301.4816professional, metered, on-call, gps, cards acceptedwww mholmes beach, bradenton beach, anna maria ANSWERS TO AUG. 13 PUZZLE PE C B AS TE DB A SES EM T IR AS AR CA NE AR TD EA LE R LA MA WO UND ED NI ET ZS CH E AD EN DA S A DA M S IT S FI LT HY RI TC HI E A DI DA S CH AI RO OS PO SES AAA CO PC AR SL AS TW IS H ST IR BL AC KT AI CH I C OE HERE WE AR E P LE AM EO WS MA RI NS HE A A OR TI C TH EL ON ES TA RCH YS TA TE DR YDEN PU NY OA SI S JO EY SA MI D R OC AF EL LA SU N I GU ESSS OC HI DY AD TA CO BE LL TI GH TL YR TE AR IS EZ UL U E RI E AB SU RD TA BL EF OR TU CC I RO EG AT ON IV ES PO T A RCH IE RA TE DM OV IE TO ME BA TT LE AX ET EN ETS SEE M ST SE LL IS SN OO ZE MR S Adopt-A-Pet Juno is 3-4 year old American Staffordshire mix. She was rescued from Manatee County Animal Services with wounds from a prong collar. Juno is a friendly, wonderful dog. Shes active and likes to run alongside you on a bike! She is good with other dogs, not fond of cats, loves people. Juno is spayed, microchipped and up to date on her vaccinations. Moonracer No Kill Animal Rescue, 941-896-6701 or email islandlisa44@aol.com. Visit The Islander for more info about Juno and other rescued, adoptable pets. 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 29 941-778-2711 CommercialPHOTOGRAPHYReal Estate Aerial Studio Product Interior Architectural Stock Pictures Web Printing Post Cards Brochures Headshots .com315 58th St Holmes Beach, FL 34217 SERVICES Continued list, from kitchen and bath cleaning to dusting solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service. 941-7204152. in the comfort of your home or on the beach. Certi ed personal trainer and registered nurse. available for consulting, draft editing, nal proofLisa Neff at lmneff@me.com. tion. Commercial and residential service, repair honest and personalized service, call William home or hotel. Massage by Nadia, more than MA#0017550. LAWN & GARDEN DANS RESCREEN INC.POOL CAGES, LANAIS, PORCHES, WINDOWS, DOORS No Job TOO BIG or TOO SMALL. Free Estimates. I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S WASH FAMILY CONSTRUCTION941.725.0073LOCALL Y OWNED AND FAMIL Y OPERATED SINCE 1988State Lic. CBC1258250CALL THE ISLAN DS FINEST MORE THAN 2,500 LARGE AND SMALL PROJECTS ON AMI SINCE 1988!We provide design plans~You preview 3-D drawings Family Owned and Operated since 1975 viceCHRISTIES PLUMBINGResidential & Commercial#CFC1426596 ____________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ____________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ____________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ____________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ CLASSIFIED RATES: Minimum $12 for up to 15 WORDS. 16-30 words: $20. 31-45 words: $40. BOX ad: additional $4. (Phone number is a "word.")The deadline is NOON Monday every week for Wednesdays paper.Run issue date(s) _________ _________ _________ _________ or TFN start date: ______________ Amt. pd _________________ Date _____________ Ck. No. _________ Cash _______ By _________ Credit card payment: d u No. _____________________________________________________ Name shown on card: ____________________________________________ card exp. date ______ / ______ House no. or P.O. box no. on cc bill ________________________ Billing address zip code ________________ Your e-mail for renewal reminder: ____________________________________________________________ CLASSIFIED AD ORDER HONEY DOHOME REPAIRS & HANDYMAN SERVICE35 years of experience means service you can count on!PAINTING, DRYWALL, TILE, WOODWORK, ALL TASKS941.896.5256 We Can Repair or Install Anything With Your Home HONEY DO HOME REPAIRHandyman Service Joesph LaBrecque Free Estimates S S C R E E N C R E E N P P R O S R O S A N D A N D M M O R E O R E Island LimousinePROMPT, COURTEOUS SERVICE AIRPORT PERMITTED & LIVERY INSURED941-779-0043 Dont leave the Island without taking time to subscribe. Youll get ALL the best news, delivered by the mailman every week. Visit us at 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach or call 941-778-7978. Online edition: www.islander.orgJUST VISITING PARADISE? Cleaning by LAURA Pet FriendlyFor honest, reliable and friendly service Contact me today.Call: 941-539-6891 or email cleaning bylaura@ hotmail.comGod Bless You! LAWN & GARDEN Continued LANDSCAPING estimates. Call Shark Mark, 941-301-6067. estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, shell HOME IMPROVEMENT references. Bill, 941-795-5100. ing.net. lous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-730-7479. Neil, 941-726-3077. Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747.

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30 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER RENTALS Continued split plan, large fenced private yard. Screened lanai, built-in bar, large deck, great for entertaining. Updated bathrooms, stainless-steel appliFirst, last, security. Call 941-704-0065. Private bedroom, bath, parking space. Available 727-0795. REAL ESTATE us for a free professional consultation. Call Lynn m. 330-5054. kler system, custom closets, 1,200 sf master 941-330-5054. HOME IMPROVEMENT Continued Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747. RENTALS com. month. Appointment needed. 201 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. John, 941-567-5543 or 941-5453307. RENTALS Continued laundry room, kitchen, living and dining. 703furnished units in a Key West-style home on large and fully equipped kitchen. Heated pool, bikes, grill. Just bring your clothes, toothbrush and m. 941-730-5126. pool. Available October-December. Reduced rates. k 941-795I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S INC 800-367-1617 941-778-6696Mike N orman Realty31O1 GULF DR HOLMES BEACHwww.mikenormanrealty.com sales@mikenormanrealty.com MIKE NORMAN REALTY EST. 1978E XCE P TION AL B EACH VIEW S from this 2BR/2BT house at south end of Island. Unobstructed view will never change. Direct beach views. $499,000. UPDATED ISLAND HOME 2 short blocks to the beach. This adorable home features an updated kitchen with new appliances and granite counter tops. New AC in 2010, newer roof, updated plumbing throughout and a large yard. $449,000. S UNBO W B AY 2BR/2BT end unit with lagoon view. Complex offers two heated pools, tennis, elevator and covered parking. $269,000 104 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach941-778-8104 Properties are MOVING at Edgewater Real Estate! Stop by our ofce, visit online or call an agent today.Edgewatervacationhomes.com Edgewaterrealestateami.com Real Estate Sales Vacation Rentals Annual Rentals Property Management Concierge Service We re Serious about our Customer Servi ce Your full service Real Estate Agency providing exceptional customer service for all your short or long term goals. Whether staying a few d ays or a lifetime, we will help you find your perfect accommodation. One stop shop We can pro vide everything you might need ..buy rent and finance your piece of paradise. GULFSHORE OF LONGBOAT KEY Fantastic location! Private Gulf beach access, marina on the bay, community pool and a beautiful clubhouse featuring a gourmet kitchen. 55+ community with bay-to-beach frontage. STA R TING AT $79,500 P ALMS OF COR TEZ Large 1 bedroom 1 bath apartment with screened patio located on the third oor of the gated community of Palms of Cortez. Centrally located and ready to move in. $725/month NEW ANNUAL RENTAL 5351 Gulf Drive No. 4, Holmes Beach OWNER MAY FINANCE Exceptional central location in this great island getaway. Walk to canal, one lot from the with very private pool. Lush landscape and tons of charm. LAKESIDE SOUTH Your place in the sun. Light, bright and nicely updated. pool, clubhouse, tennis LAKEFRONT SERENITY Gorgeous lakefront furnished, great rental Heated pool, tennis courts. a beauty. CALL NICOLE SKAGGS, BROKER, 941-773-3966 INCMike N orman Realty31O1 GULF DR, HOLMES BEACH I NEED LISTINGS! And Ill give you 100 percent effort.JASON HRNAK 941-773-6572 jhrnak@gmail.com

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THE ISLANDER AUG. 13, 2014 31 CHEE WHIZ!BY IAN LIVENGOOD / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZNo. 0803RELEASE DATE: 8/10/2014 ACROSS1 Little muscle?4 Like some turkeys10 First, second and third, but not fourth15 Rescue squad member, for short18 Tax law subjects20 Like much tax law21 Gallery figure23 Former Potala Palace resident24 German philosopher with an injury?26 Gulf of ___27 Court V.I.P.s28 Driver of Girls29 Models, in a way30 Guy whos covered in mud?35 Impossible is nothing sloganeer37 Spiced tea38 72-Across, e.g., informally39 Models41 Motor grp.42 Chase scene staples46 Request upon leaving?49 Ruckus51 African-American martial art?53 Iowa college55 Cabbys phrase on arrival57 S O S, e.g.58 Some cries for attention60 County north of San Francisco61 Citi Field precursor63 ___ valve64 Only form that carbohydrates take?69 Absalom and Achitophel poet70 Piddling71 Break ground?72 Baby 38-Across73 In75 Record label co-founded by Jay-Z79 That will be ere the set of ___: Macbeth80 Unsure answer to Where were the 2014 Winter Olympics held??83 Group of two84 7-Layer Burrito seller87 How seatbelts should be fastened89 GPS course: Abbr.90 Get off ones chest?91 End of the NATO phonetic alphabet92 Iroquois foe in the Beaver Wars94 Nuts97 Actor Stanleys dinner reservation?102 Filmmaker Nicolas103 Loads105 ___ got an idea!106 Advance107 Film reviewed by Jugheads friend?113 Audubons The Birds of America, e.g.114 Arm thats swung115 Parts of a party line116 Feel like117 Dr.s relatives118 Less Than Zero author119 Alarm clock button120 ___ Fields DOWN1 Rice ___2 Do away with3 Fine coat material4 Off-color5 Like Super Bowl crowds6 Pardon me, in Parma7 Like 3-Down8 Target of some passes9 Wallace of E.T.10 Burglary, in police-speak11 Verdis Ernani! 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32 AUG. 13, 2014 THE ISLANDER David Teitelbaum Sales Associate 941-812-4226 Liz Codola Broker Associate 941-812-3455 6101 Marina Drive Holmes Beach FL 34217 419 Pine Ave Anna Maria 34216 Beach Celebrations 2103 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-800-883-4092 1325 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-877-867-8842 2200 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-800-447-7124 1603 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-888-686-6716Making Memories Here with Us. Our Tortuga, Tradewinds, SeaSide and Tropic Isle Beach Resorts are the perfect choice for your wedding or other special celebration here on gorgeous Anna Maria Island. Whether a lavish event at one of our three private beaches or in your resort suite, or at our new Tortuga Beach Pergola, our Concierge and professional Wedding Planner look forward to helping you. As a cour tesy, well extend our group discounts to include each of our four hotels, so youll get credit for the total number of reservations no matter which hotel you and your guests choose. Please call soon. We invite you to make your memories here with us: we know youll come back to visit us again & again. The beach is spectacular and the sunsets are amazing.Very romantic. If you want to just relax and forget the world, this is the place to go. Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Tortuga Inn two-bedroom apartments Gulfview @ $599,00 Bayview @ $529,000 The Gardens @ $450,000 ZAGAT Top Restaurants in America Best Food on the Gulf Coast 941-778-6444 | www.BeachBistro.com