09/27/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Capital One is looking to sell its Shelter Island office once the branch closes on November 17

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Capital One is looking to sell its Shelter Island office once the branch closes on November 17.

If you’re a Capital One Bank customer on Shelter Island, you might want to mark your calendar for November 17, the closing date of the branch at the corner of West Neck and Menantic roads. (more…)

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09/05/17 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Comedian Jerry Lewis held his Second Annual Muscular Dystrophy Telethon over Labor Day weekend in 1967.

Surveyor 5, one of a series of unmanned missions meant to test the moon’s surface for a manned flight that would come in July 1969, was launched and made a soft landing on the moon despite a helium leak.

Tennis legend Billie Jean King beat Britain Ann Jones to win the 81st National Tennis Championship.

Debra Dene Barnes of Kansas was crowned the 40th Miss America.

Jim Morrison of The Doors defied CBS censors when he sang the original words to “Light My Fire” — “Girl, we couldn’t get much higher” instead of the version censors wanted — “Girl, we couldn’t get much better.”

And on Shelter Island . . .

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02/03/17 8:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, providing that if a president resigned or died in office, the vice president would become president and if a president became disabled, he could inform Senate and House leaders so that the vice president would temporarily assume responsibilities until the disability ended. (more…)

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02/05/16 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Ten years ago, drainage work was under way by the state Department of Transportation to deal with drainage problems in the area of Town Hall.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Ten years ago, road work was under way by the state Department of Transportation to deal with drainage problems in the area of Town Hall.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Willie Mays became the highest paid player in professional baseball when he signed a contract with the San Francisco Giants in February 1966 for $130,000. (more…)