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02/20/17 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could one day be part of the arsenal used in the battle to reduce the incidence of tick-borne diseases on Shelter Island. (more…)

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02/20/17 12:00pm

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50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The 25th Amendment to the Constitution ­— dealing with presidential succession in the event of a temporary disability, resignation or death — was adopted.

United States troops began one of the largest air mobile assaults of the Vietnam war aimed at destroying Viet Cong military bases.

Elvis Presley released “How Great Thou Art” that won a Grammy for the ‘Best Sacred Performance.’

Moscow forbade its satellite states from establishing diplomatic relationships with what was then West Germany.

American actress Lili Taylor, who has won a prime time Emmy for “American Crime” as lead actress in a limited series or movie was born in Glencoe, Illinois.

And on Shelter Island …
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02/16/17 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik

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Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik

There’s good and bad fiscal news out of a recent legislative breakfast held in the Longwood School District attended by state legislators and school officials, according to School Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik. (more…)