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09/23/18 3:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The rock musical “Hair” opened in London.

Janis Joplin announced her intention to leave the American rock band Big Brother & The Holding Company in the fall of 1968 to go solo.

Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski won his second straight batting crown.

English actress Naomi Watts was born in Shoreham, Kent.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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09/17/18 4:30pm
BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO The Shelter Island School boys cross country team attacking ‘Hernia Hill” at Sunken Meadow State Park September 15. From left, sophomores Jalill Carter, Nick Mamisashvili, Theo Olinkiewicz and Jason Green.

BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO
The Shelter Island School boys cross country team attacking ‘Hernia Hill’ at Sunken Meadow State Park September 15. From left, sophomores Jalill Carter, Nick Mamisashvili, Theo Olinkiewicz and Jason Green.

The Shelter Island varsity boys and girls cross country teams begin their fifth season this year. (more…)

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08/14/18 12:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

American actress Debra Messing, known for her role on Will & Grace on NBC Television, was born in Brooklyn.

Frank Sinatra divorced third wife Mia Farrow after two years of marriage.

Movie tickets were selling for $1.50 and gasoline averaged 34 cents a gallon.

Warsaw Pact Soviet led troops invaded Czechoslovakia.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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