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08/28/15 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO One osprey nest fell but remained intact during an August 1965 storm, while another nest was blown apart by the high wants and rain.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
One osprey nest fell but remained intact during an August 1965 storm, while another nest was blown apart by the high wants and rain.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed a law to penalize burning of draft cards that could carry up to a five-year jail sentence and a $1,000 fine.

The Beatles visited Elvis Presley at his Bel-Air home, although, at the band’s request, there were no pictures taken or recordings made. (more…)

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08/28/15 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Lynne Colligan carries on a family tradition as she joins the Zoning Board of Appeals.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Lynne Colligan carries on a family tradition as she joins the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Most in the community know Lynne Colligan as an English teacher in the Shelter Island School District.

Now she is the newest member of the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals, replacing Patricia Shillingburg, who resigned in July after 15 years. (more…)

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08/28/15 8:00am
PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/iSTOCK

PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/iSTOCK

A public hearing on a proposed ordinance restricting construction, landscaping and related noise on the weekends in the Village of Dering Harbor was cut short by Mayor Tim Hogue on Saturday, August 15 when a lawyer demanded to be heard on a different topic, not related to the local law. (more…)