BY MARCY SHORTUSE - When 12 boats headed out into Boca waters for the Whidden’s Back Bay Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 18 they weren’t just there to benefit the Gasparilla Island Maritime Museum. They were also paying tribute to several fishing loved ones lost.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - When island resident Mary Anne Hastings and her friend, Jeanne Mikkelson, set out to Staten Island, N.Y. to find Jeanne’s parents, they soon learned that Walter and Marie Colbourne had died near their home while trying to escape Hurricane Sandy.
Santa Claus’ initial visit to Boca Grande and the 2012 Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Walk ironically coincide, once again.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Of the eight entries that fished the 19th annual GIFT Tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 20, only two boats came back with fish. Spirits were high, though, as all the money raised went to a good cause.
The “Messiah Musicians” will visit the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 4 p.m.
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