Windy, wet, wild!
Anna Maria resident Erin Boyd used a wind measuring device Sunday to record winds as high as 48 mph at the Rod & Reel Pier. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy Click on image to enlarge
Deja vu again - another hurricane damages Island
Like Yogi Berra said. "It's deja vu all over again."
Beleaguered Islanders and Florida residents battened down the hatches and boarded up the windows again this past weekend as yet another hurricane - this one named Jeanne - marched through Florida and threatened Anna Maria Island. It was the fourth such storm in the past six weeks to brush past the Island.
Members of the Anna Maria Planning and Zoning Board met Monday night to consider yet another setback variance - this one for owners Larry Albert and Linda Kapisak of a vacant corner lot at 796 Jacaranda Ave.