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01/15/19 2:56pm

The opening tipoff January 10, when the Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team hosted Bridgehampton at the school gym.

The Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team are on a roll, sweeping a pair of home games.

On January 10, Walter Richards tallied 11 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, and Lucas Quiggley-Dunning scored 28 points to lead Shelter Island to a dramatic 65-62 victory over the Bridgehampton Killer Bees. (more…)

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01/14/19 4:30pm

TARA SMITH PHOTO County Executive Steve Bellone was among the elected officials on hand to celebrate the official opening of the outpatient clinic.

When Anton DeMartino left the Army in the 1960s, he never could have imagined a time when veterans were welcomed home, cared for and embraced. (more…)

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01/14/19 12:00pm


Richard Nixon was inaugurated as the nation’s 37th president.

The Vietnam peace talks began in Paris with representatives of North Vietnam, South Vietnam, the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam and the United States at the table.

The Soviet Soyuz 4 and Soyuz 5 performed the first transfer of a crew in space.

United Airlines Flight 266 crashed into Santa Monica Bay killing all 32 passengers and six crew members.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)