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11/26/14 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Chequit, which James and Linda Eklund sold for $3.35 million along with an unidentified amount of an extra payment for the good will of the business this fall, was purchased for $100,000 by a finance company in a foreclosure sale in 1994 to be resold to the couple that ran it for the past 20 years.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Chequit, which James and Linda Eklund sold for $3.35 million along with an unidentified amount of an extra payment for the good will of the business this fall, was purchased for $100,000 by a finance company in a foreclosure sale in 1994 to be resold to the couple that ran it for the past 20 years.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Willie Nelson debuted at the Grand Ole’ Opry. (more…)

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11/25/14 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Kelsey McGayhey, Island class of 2012, has earned All-American honors playing for  powerhouse Springfield College in Massachusetts.

COURTESY PHOTO
Kelsey McGayhey, Island class of 2012, has earned All-American honors playing for powerhouse Springfield College in Massachusetts.

Can Shelter Island athletes make the transition from being big fish in a small pond to surviving in the real world? If the volleyball alums are any measure, the answer is a resounding “yes.” (more…)