50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Actress Ashley Judd, daughter of country singer Naomi Judd and sister of country singer Wynonna Judd, was born in Granada Hills, California.
The National Baseball League agreed to add two teams and by the following year had added the San Diego Padres and Montreal Expos, bringing to 12 the number of teams on its roster.
The 72nd Boston Marathon was held with Amby Barfoot of Connecticut winning the men’s race and Bobbi Gibbs of California winning for the women. She was the first woman to run a full marathon in 1966 and won that year and the following two years.
Pierre Trudeau was sworn in as Canadian Prime Minister, a post he would hold for 15 years and a post now held by his son Justin.
The winner of top Tony Awards went to “Rosencranz & Gilderstein Are Dead” for Best Play and “Hallelujah, Baby” for Best Musical.
And on Shelter Island . . .
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | Our Lady of the Isle Church.
RELIEF DRIVE FOR PUERTO RICO
Our Lady of the Isle Church is hosting a relief drive for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and Island residents are being asked to help by donating non-perishable food items or supplies. (more…)
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Sylvester Manor Educational Farm hosts “Mysteries of the Manor” on October 28.
MYSTERIES AT THE MANOR
On Saturday, October 28 from noon to 3 p.m., Sylvester Manor Educational Farm hosts “Mysteries of the Manor,” an afternoon of frightful family fun with ghoulish games, creepy crafts, a freaky photobooth, face painting and farm animals. Costumes are encouraged and fefreshments will be for sale. Admission is $5, free for ages 10 and under. Visit sylvestermanor.org for details. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
The Union Chapel Summer Choir has performed on the first Sunday in August for more than 20 years. Anyone in the Shelter Island community is invited to participate. (more…)
Charles Eben Crandall
Charles Eben Crandall, M.D., of Maplewood, New Jersey, and Shelter Island died on April 15, 2017, after a brief illness. (more…)