KRISTINA LANGE PHOTO
Members of the boys cross country team did battle at Saturday’s Manhattan Invitational. They are (l-r) Alberto Morales, Jalill Carter, Jonas Kinsey, Junior Gil, Kal Lewis, Michael Payano, Tyler Gulluscio, Jason Green, Theo Olinkiewicz and Matthew Strauss. Not pictured is Nicholas Mamisashvili.
As the season begins to wind down, the action heats up. With seven races under their belts, the varsity boys and girls cross country teams have only one final league meet and the Division Championships before the County Championships on November 2. (more…)
Reporter Columnist Karl Grossman — a professor of journalism for 40 years at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury — was interviewed by Iran’s international TV network, PressTV, on Sunday, October 28 about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (more…)
Betsy Jane Gibbs
Betsy Jane Gibbs, nee Karcher, 76, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 18, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at her home on Shelter Island after a four-year battle with breast cancer. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The United States men’s basketball team beat Yugoslavia 65-50 to win the gold medal at the Mexico City Olympics.
People in the United States were listening to the Beatles’ “Hey Jude.”
According to a report filed with the United States Air Force’s Project Blue Book, an employee at the Minot Air Force Base said a bright orange-red object had been sighted with follow up reports from a B-52 bomber crew of a similar sighting.
“The Case Against Congress” by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson was a best seller
And on Shelter Island . . .
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO First light Monday from the Ram Island Causeway.
Monday will be a brisk and sunny autumn day on Shelter Island, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). (more…)