11/19/18 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Action from last year’s Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund’s annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.

One of Shelter Island’s most beloved annual sporting events will be back in action this Saturday, November 24.

The Theinert 3-on 3 basketball tournament kicks off at 2 p.m. in the Shelter Island School gymnasium. Teams of three compete in spirited action to benefit the Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund and the Strongpoint Theinert Ranch. (more…)

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11/19/18 12:00pm

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The first interracial kiss broadcast on television was on “Star Trek”  between Captain Kirk and Lt. Nyota Uhura.

The Beatles released their only double album in the United Kingdom titled “The Beatles,” but is best known by fans as “The White Album.”

Tammy Wynette and Glen Campbell took home top honors at the Country Music Awards.

The Supremes and The Temptations released “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” at the same time.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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11/19/18 10:00am

JULIE LANE PHOTO
This photo taken at the height of the tourist season last summer represents the problem that existed as vehicles vied to join the ferry line in Greenport from both Wiggins Street and Third Street.

A study of Greenport’s transportation hub around the ferry, bus stop and train station has outlined several options for re-configuring the area to better accommodate traffic and pedestrian access. One of them would flip Wiggins Street to a one-way street going west instead of east. (more…)