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03/27/15 8:00am

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO It was 50 years ago that a deer, trying to jump over this car on Route 114, smashed the windshield and caused major damage to the vehicle, but the driver and passenger were uninjured.

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It was 50 years ago that a deer, trying to jump over this car on Route 114, smashed the windshield and caused major damage to the vehicle, but the driver and passenger were uninjured.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo was assassinated by members of the Ku Klux Klan in Selma, Alabama. (more…)

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03/26/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Fund raisers are almost halfway to their goal  in six days to pay for 2015 fireworks.

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Fund raisers are almost halfway to their goal in six days to pay for 2015 fireworks.

Just six days into its fund raising effort to sustain a Shelter Island’s exhibition  this summer, a small group of organizers with a GoFundMe page have raised almost half of the $40,000 needed to pay for the program. (more…)

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03/25/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Grucci fireworks graced Crescent Beach in previous years. Can the event be saved for 2015?

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Grucci fireworks graced Crescent Beach in previous years.

Despite the Chamber of Commerce’s decision to cancel its annual summer fireworks program, a group of Island residents, determined that the show must go on, has launched a GoFundMe effort to raise money for an exhibition this year. (more…)