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10/30/17 8:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

President Lyndon Johnson and his advisers known as “The Wise Men” — former Secretary of State Dean Acheson, Army General Omar Bradley, Ambassador at Large Averell Harriman and former South Vietnam Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge — agreed that Americans needed to be given more optimistic reports on progress in the Vietnam War.

Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin and 2016 candidate for the Republican nomination for President, was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Lulu’s “To Sir With Love” was topping the music charts in the United States.

“Cool Hand Luke,” starring Paul Newman and George Kennedy was drawing Americans to movie theaters.

Readers were propelling Mary Stewart’s “The Gabriel Hounds” to the best seller list as the story of an impetuous rich girl and her adventures in a strange world was proving popular in the United States

And on Shelter Island . . .

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09/28/17 3:34pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Louise O’Regan Clark, the fastest power walker and cancer survivor at the 2014 5K. Diagnosed in November 2013, Ms. O’Regan Clark has been the fastest walker in the 5K for nine years.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
Louise O’Regan Clark, the fastest power walker and cancer survivor at the 2014 5K. Diagnosed in November 2013, Ms. O’Regan Clark has been the fastest walker in the 5K for nine years.

Raise awareness

To the Editor:

As October approaches once again, we should all be reminded to DISPLAY YOUR PINK RIBBONS PROUDLY for the month to raise everyone’s awareness of Breast Cancer among our friends and family.

Remind others to get screened regularly and help support those that need it. (more…)

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09/26/16 10:00am
COURTESY GRAPHIC Results of a poll taken by the town’s Green Options Advisory Committee asking Shelter Islanders about a Suffolk County-wide ban on single use, plastic bags

COURTESY GRAPHIC Results of a poll taken by the town’s Green Options Advisory Committee asking Shelter Islanders about a Suffolk County-wide ban on single use, plastic bags

Not fair
To the Editor:
Twice in the last issue of the Reporter, it was stated that 80 percent of Shelter Islanders were in favor of banning bags at markets or paying for bags at markets. In an effort to clarify that statement, it was based on a survey prepared by “green advocates” and offered to Shelter Islanders. (more…)

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10/24/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Islander Wade Kotula, then 14, crossed the finish line in first place at the 2004 Shelter Island Run/Walk for Breast Cancer with a time of 19:26. This year, young members of Shelter Island’s cross country team, Jack Kimmelmann and Kal Lewis, posted even better times while placing third and fourth, respectively.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Islander Wade Kotula, then 14, crossed the finish line in first place at the 2004 Shelter Island Run/Walk for Breast Cancer with a time of 19:26. This year, young members of Shelter Island’s cross country team, Jack Kimmelmann and Kal Lewis, posted even better times while placing third and fourth, respectively.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Time Magazine used the term op art for the first time

The Supremes “Baby Love” topped the music charts (more…)