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11/14/17 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Changing of the guard at Goat Hill, as Marc Scola (left) takes over as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Shelter Island Country Club from Ron Lucas.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Changing of the guard at Goat Hill, as Marc Scola (left) takes over as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Shelter Island Country Club from Ron Lucas.

When Marc Scola was approached to run for chairman of the Board of Directors of the Shelter Island Country Club (SICC), he assumed there would be other candidates. But when members recently gathered to elect their new officers, Mr. Scola was the sole candidate. (more…)

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11/13/17 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski won the American League’s Most Valuable Player award.

Surveyor 6 became the first man-made object to lift off from the moon.

United States planes bombed the Haiphong shipyard in North Vietnam for the first time and President Lyndon Johnson told the American people that the U.S. was inflicting more losses on the North Vietnamese than American troops were taking,  announcing, “We are making progress”

Actress Lisa Bonet, best known to audiences for her role as Denise Huxtable on the Cosby Show, was born in San Francisco

Davey Jones of the Monkees opened a boutique, Zilch 1, in Greenwich Village

And on Shelter Island . . .

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10/23/17 8:11am
BEVRLEA WALZ PHOTO Kal Lewis, breaking the tape, and the record, at the Shelter Island 5K race Saturday.

BEVRLEA WALZ PHOTO Kal Lewis, breaking the tape, and the record, at the Shelter Island 5K race Saturday.

Maybe Kal Lewis should run every race feeling a bit under the weather.

On Saturday, the 15-year-old Shelter Island High School sophomore woke up with a sore throat, and several hours later broke the record for his hometown’s 5K race. (more…)

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09/26/17 10:00am
BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO Freshmen varsity cross country runners, with medals, after a meet September 23 at Sunken Meadow State Park. From left, Tyler Gulluscio, Jason Green, Domingo Gil, Brandon Payano, Matthew Strauss, Theo Olinkiewicz and 8th grader Pacey Cronin. Not pictured, freshman Nicholas Mamimashvili.

BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO
Freshmen varsity boys cross country runners, with medals, after a meet September 23 at Sunken Meadow State Park. From left, Tyler Gulluscio, Jason Green, Domingo Gil, Brandon Payano, Matthew Strauss, Theo Olinkiewicz and 8th grader Pacey Cronin. Not pictured, freshman Nicholas Mamimashvili.

The calendar says fall has arrived, but has it?

After the cross country season got off to a fast start the first week, Mother Nature had different plans for cross country this past week. (more…)

08/17/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVERY WEEK
Alcoholics Anonymous, Fridays, beginners meeting, 7:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church. Open discussion Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. St. Mary’s; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. (more…)