07/09/18 8:00am
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO Islander and professor of human rights Paul Martin on his 82nd birthday.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO
Islander and professor of human rights Paul Martin on his 82nd birthday.

Recent studies show that more and more seniors are choosing to remain at their jobs well into their 80s if health permits. These individuals have a great deal to offer to younger folk and most of them agree that working and thinking keeps them young. We have a number of such people here on the Island so I thought I’d take some time to speak with them here.

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07/04/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVERY WEEK

50+ drop-in basketball, Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in basketball, Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in soccer, Tuesdays, 8:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in volleyball, Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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06/04/18 8:00am

Old book with a damaged cover. Book is open, visible texture sheets.

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.

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02/26/18 12:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. announced plans for a Poor People’s Campaign to start with a march on Washington, D.C. A month later he was assassinated, leaving the campaign to go forward under the direction of Southern Christian Leadership Council President Ralph Abernathy.

Fans celebrated NBC’s announcement that its popular “Star Trek” series had been renewed for a third year.

June Carter and Johnny Cash married in a church ceremony in Franklin, Kentucky.

“Love Is Blue” by Paul Mauriat and his Orchestra was the number on song in the United States on the Billboard Hot 100 list.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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