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06/04/18 8:00am

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50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Senator Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles on June 5  in the wake of his victory in  California’s Democratic presidential primary.

James Earl Ray, who assassinated Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., in April 1968, was captured at London’s Heathrow Airport.

It was a battle of Australians at the men’s final of the French Open Tennis Tournament as Ken Rosewall beat Rod Laver 6-3, 6-1, 2-6, 6-2.

American character actor and singer Dan Duryea died of cancer in Los Angeles at the age of 61.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

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01/26/15 10:07am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | A crowded IGA parking lot this morning in light snow, as residents stocked up on supplies. The IGA and other retailers reported plentiful stocks in front of the storm, and the police, highway and fire departments were prepared for the worst.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | A crowded IGA parking lot this morning in light snow, as residents stocked up on supplies. The IGA and other retailers reported plentiful stocks in front of the storm, and the police, highway and fire departments were prepared for the worst.

Gary Gerth walked across the IGA parking lot about 8:30 this morning through a light, drifting snow.

He was going to stock up on milk and bread, but was the opposite of the paranoid, terrified man searching for the two staples in the viral YouTube video. (more…)

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08/15/14 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Dr. Annthonette Desire has worked out a lease deal with the town.

JULIE LANE PHOTO |
Dr. Anthonette Desire has worked out a lease deal with the town.

Dr. Anthonette Desire told the Town Board at its work session Tuesday that since she started practicing medicine at the town’s Medical Center in June, she’s been asked two questions by nearly everyone she’s met.

“‘How do you like Shelter Island?’ And, ‘Are you going to stay?’” the doctor said. (more…)

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08/08/14 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

From the supervisor

To the Editor:
A few clarifications for your readers of last week’s Reporter:

4-posters: Page 21 states that the town was able to increase the number of units deployed this year to 38 compared with last year’s 19 “ … through the help of funds from Mashomack Preserve and individual contributors.” (more…)