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12/29/17 12:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The cost of a first class stamp went from 5 to 6 cents.

Dr. Benjamin Spock and Yale Chaplain William Sloan Coffin were among those indicted by a Boston grand jury on charges of conspiracy to encourage violations of the draft law and both were convicted.

Dr. Norman Shumway performed the first United States heart transplant at Stanford University.

The Beatles “Magical Mystery Tour” went to number one on the music charts and stayed there for eight weeks.

Carrie Ann Inaba, American choreographer best known  for her role as a judge on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”  was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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09/25/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Shelter Island’s Capital One branch will close its doors in November, joining branches in Southold and Riverhead that are also closing.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Shelter Island’s Capital One branch will close its doors in November, joining branches in Southold and Riverhead that are also closing.

In just a few short years, what started as a trickle of bank branch closings has turned into a river. (more…)