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Thursday, November 23, 2017


Rob Velardi

Velardi succumbs to cancer

Holmes Beach Police Chief William Tokajer has announced in an e-mail that retired patrolman Robert Velardi died Tuesday, Aug. 29. Velardi retired Jan. 2, 2017...
Billie Martini flag

City honors life of Billie Martini

The American flag flies at half-staff Aug. 25 at Holmes Beach City Hall in honor of the life of long-time resident and community activist...
Cobb family reunion

Cobb family visits historical museum

Descendants of Samuel Claude Cobb, grandson of one of the first Island homesteaders, recently gathered at the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum to celebrate...
Barbara Rodocker

Obituary: Barbara Rodocker

BRADENTON BEACH – On May 10, the city of Bradenton Beach lost a business pioneer who helped transform Bridge Street, while never straying from...
Mary Fulford Green

Saying goodbye to my first best friend forever

Who is your first best friend? I just submitted the obituary for Jerry Guthrie Cross. She was my first best friend.  She is a...

Obituary: Judith van Beuzekom

Esther Judith van Beuzekom nee del Campo Hartman Judith van Beuzekom passed away peacefully in her apartment the morning of December 22, 2016. She was...