50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Franz Stangl, the former commandant of the Treblinka and Sobibór extermination camps, was arrested in São Paulo, Brazil.
The United States performed a nuclear test at a site in Nevada.
The movie version of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” starring Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore was released.
Frank Sinatra and producer Jimmy Bowen won Grammy Awards for “Strangers in the Night.”
Actor George Eads of CSI fame was born in Fort Worth, Texas.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Lego Club, choose a challenge to complete. Library, 2:30 p.m. (631) 749-0042.
“Great Decisions,” fourth in a monthly foreign policy discussion series, “Korean Choices.” Library, 5:30 p.m. (631) 749-0042 extension 107. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.
Center P.O. comes through
To the Editor:
Given recent reports about abysmal service at the Center Post Office, I am pleased to report that my own experience was exactly the opposite. (more…)
Suzanne Brock, 87, a longtime resident of Shelter Island Heights. died August 5, 2015 in Eastern Long Island Hospital, after a fall in her home.
Sue was born on June 17, 1928 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her parents moved to West Hollywood, California when she was two years old. She attended Hollywood High School and was a graduate of UCLA. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|
The deer or us
To the Editor:
Michael Coles’ recent letter (“Time to turn pro,” June 25) was an excellent summary of our tick problem on the Island. Although a Bambi lover, I agree that the situation has not been solved chemically and now calls for an immediate culling of the herd by professional sharpshooters/hunters. (more…)