JULIE LANE PHOTO Police Chief Jim Read
By keeping lines of communication open between police and the immigrant community, Chief Jim Read hopes to calm the waters that began roiling when the Trump administration began accelerated round ups several weeks ago in some areas of the country. (more…)
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Community Housing Board (CHB) Co-chairwoman Mary-Faith Westervelt and Councilwoman Chris Lewis, liaison to the CHB, hope a March 27 forum at Town Hall on the housing issue will create interest and momentum. (more…)
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO Getting to know you.
What better way to experience the first afternoon of spring on Shelter Island than to come upon a pair of mated-for-life mute swans gliding on a pond. (more…)
While the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act dominates health care headlines, two bills introduced in the New York State Senate and Assembly aim to provide insurance to all residents in the state. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Muhammed Ali knocked out Zora Folley in the seventh round to win the heavyweight boxing title.
Students at the University of Michigan held the first teach-in after the United States bombing of North Vietnam.
NASA halted further training for three scheduled manned space missions to overhaul the Apollo program in light of the January fire that killed Apollo 1 astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn Eisele and Walter Cunningham.
American figure skater Debi Thomas — 1986 World Champion, 1988 Olympic bronze medalist and two-time U.S. National Champion — was born in Poughkeepsie, New York
“Homecoming” and “Cabaret” took home top honors at the 21st Annual Tony Awards ceremony.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)