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01/12/16 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Hank de Cillia, who was executive director of East End Transit, tried unsuccessfully 10 years ago to convince the Shelter Island Town Board to allow a shuttle boat connecting passengers between North and South ferries.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Hank de Cillia, who was executive director of East End Transit, tried unsuccessfully 10 years ago to convince the Shelter Island Town Board to allow a shuttle bus connecting passengers between North and South ferries.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

President Lyndon Johnson, in his first State of the Union Address, said that the United States could afford to continue to support the war effort in Vietnam and pay for the Great Society social programs he advocated. (more…)

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09/10/15 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOITO Democrat Jim Dougherty is running for reelection as town supervisor this November.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOITO Democrat Jim Dougherty is running for reelection as town supervisor this November.

The two men who want to be Shelter Island Town Supervisor — incumbent Jim Dougherty and former supervisor Art Williams — couldn’t be more distant from one another in their attitudes about how the government should function fiscally. (more…)