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07/11/18 9:12am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Joe Denny, who leads the Shelter Island Group for Trail Preservation, showed the Town Board slides revealing areas where volunteers have cleared pathways to trails purchased with Community Preservation Funds.

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Joe Denny, who leads the Shelter Island Group for Trail Preservation, showed the Town Board slides revealing areas where volunteers have cleared pathways to trails purchased with Community Preservation Funds.

Trails purchased with Community Preservation Funds are being opened up by members of the Shelter Island Group for Trail Preservation, but Town Board members are cautioning that while the access is positive, there are  concerns about too much activity on those lands.

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07/09/18 10:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Eugene McCarthy was cheered at the Washington State Democratic convention, but when the votes were counted, it was Vice President Hubert Humphrey who won the votes from that state and ultimately went on to win the Democratic nomination for the presidency. He subsequently lost in the general election to President Richard Nixon.

William Styron’s “The Confessions of Nat Turner” was a best seller and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize.

Center fielder Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants was named Most Valuable Player of the All Star Game, becoming the first player to be so named twice.

The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz married model Samantha Juste.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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07/06/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Board of Education member Elizabeth Melichar resigned her position this month to move to Arizona.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Board of Education member Elizabeth Melichar resigned her position this month to move to Arizona.

One year into her third term as a member of the Shelter Island Board of Education, Elizabeth Melichar submitted her resignation this month and set her sights on a new chapter in her life, joining her son in Phoenix, Arizona. (more…)