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Top Stories - This Week's: Wednesday, April 7, 2004

Islander in Afghanistan

The Islander newspaper traveled afar to U.S. Army Major Rick Ely at Bagram Airbase just south of Kabul in a package from the Harvey Memorial Community Church's Soldier's Heart program. A grateful Ely sent pictures and letters in response to some of the Anna Maria Elementary and Island Middle school student's enclosed letters, and will be sending a U.S. flag flown there in the future. He is the nephew of an Iowa friend of The Islander's account executive, Nancy Ambrose.
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Advice for Islanders this weekend: 'stay home'
By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter

Islanders are bracing for what appears to be a record number of visitors this weekend, and local law enforcement officials are giving Island residents some good advice to avoid the expected heavy traffic.

Full Story...


Parking violators vent anger on city staff
By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter

Staff at the Anna Maria City Hall have been confronted the past few weeks with so many angry drivers who have received parking tickets in the city, they've been forced to put up a sign directing offenders how they can protest their ticket.

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Parents get sneak peek at AME construction plan
By Diana Bogan. Islander Reporter

Before heading home for spring break, Anna Maria Elementary School students and parents received a computer CD-ROM video highlighting the need for a new Island school and featuring a look at the design plans for the pending construction of the new facilities.

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Maloney to bring back city manager issue
By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter

Holmes Beach City Commissioner Don Maloney wants city voters to decide once and for all if they want a city manager form of government.

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Mediator's wife has property managed by Davis company
By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter

The wife of the retired judge assigned to mediate an agreement in the lawsuit filed in August 2003 by Holmes Beach residents Barbara Coloney and Ruthanne McLean against Frank Davis owns property managed by a Davis-owned company.

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Four Island children steal Mercedes

Four Island juveniles were arrested in Holmes Beach March 30 for stealing a Mercedes automobile from a home on North Harbor Lane.

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