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09/03/18 11:00am
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION A 1950 pictorial map of Shelter Island illustrated by The Nelson Studio, St. James, N.Y.

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION A 1950 map of Shelter Island illustrated by The Nelson Studio, St. James, N.Y.

Good enough for him
To the Editor:
In light of last week’s “harelegger” article (“New take on origin of ‘hareleggers,’” August 30) and the explanation of usage by Reverend Daniel Lord, pastor of the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church in the 1800s, here is another take on the subject. (more…)

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07/17/18 3:31pm
THOMAS GRAFFAGNINO PHOTO A Ford Explorer ablaze just after noon Tuesday on the Clinton Avenue stretch of the North Ferry line.

THOMAS GRAFFAGNINO PHOTO
A Ford Explorer ablaze just after noon Tuesday on the Clinton Avenue stretch of the North Ferry line.

A motor vehicle caught fire just after noon Tuesday on the Shelter Island side of the North Ferry line.

The Shelter Island Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze. There were no injuries. (more…)

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07/02/18 2:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Beatle John Lennon sold his psychedelic painted Rolls-Royce.

Tennis greats Rod Laver and Billie Jean King prevailed in the Wimbledon Tennis finals with Mr. Laver beating Tony Roche and Ms. King winning over Judy Tegart.

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Wilt Chamberlain to the LA Lakers.

Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, was born in Los Angeles.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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