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08/21/18 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Saying he felt like an outsider, Ringo Starr quit the Beatles temporarily. It was considered the first sign the group was having  disagreements.

The Yankees and Detroit tigers played to a 3-3 tie in 19 innings with the game called due to a 1 a.m. curfew at Yankee Stadium.

Pope Paul VI made the first papal visit to Latin America, arriving in Bogota, Colombia.

France became the fifth thermonuclear power detonating a device in the South Pacific.

Arthur Ashe became the first African American to win the singles championship at the US Open.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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08/02/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO

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50+ drop-in basketball, Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in basketball, Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in soccer, Tuesdays, 8:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in volleyball, Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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04/03/18 9:19am
STRINGER NEWS PHOTO Shelter Island Police Department officers on Oak Tree Lane in Silver Beach March 19, investigating a home invasion.

STRINGER NEWS PHOTO Shelter Island Police Department officers on Oak Tree Lane in Silver Beach March 19, investigating a home invasion.

Reverend Paul Wancura, who was the victim of a brutal home invasion more than two weeks ago that put him in Stony Brook University Hospital in critical condition, is “showing signs of some slight improvement,” according to his colleague, Father Charles McCarron, pastor of St. Mary’s Church. (more…)

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02/06/18 2:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Three students died in the Orangeburg massacre at South Carolina State University where black students stood up to protest a whites-only policy at the areas’s only bowling alley.

The United States conducted a nuclear test at a Nevada site.

American actor Gary Coleman, best known for his role on the NBC series “Different Strokes,” was born in Zion, Illinois.

American figure skater Peggy Fleming won gold at the 1968 Grenoble, France, winter Olympics

“Planet of the Apes,” starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowell and Kim Hunter, was released in New York City

And on Shelter Island . . .

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