50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The first interracial kiss broadcast on television was on “Star Trek” between Captain Kirk and Lt. Nyota Uhura.
The Beatles released their only double album in the United Kingdom titled “The Beatles,” but is best known by fans as “The White Album.”
Tammy Wynette and Glen Campbell took home top honors at the Country Music Awards.
The Supremes and The Temptations released “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” at the same time.
And on Shelter Island . . .
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Chief Jim Read cut the deer culling budget before submitting it to the Town Board.
What happened to the Deer & Tick Committee’s decision to request more money for culling the herd in 2018 than was in the budget request submitted to the Town Board? (more…)
Dr. Scott Campbell
Dr. Scott Campbell, a long-time member of the Shelter Island Deer & Tick Committee and lab director of Suffolk County Department of Health Services, has been appointed to head the reconstituted county Tick Control Advisory Committee. (more…)
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | Deer in Silver Beach.
Finishing touches are being put on a Shelter Island Deer & Tick Committee website to go live within the next week or two.
In the past, anyone seeking information about tick infestation responsible for spreading diseases here or what’s being done to cull the deer herd, could only access information from the Shelter Island Police Department’s website. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
The Deer & Tick Committee needs to stop “tiptoeing” around the possibility of bringing in sharpshooters to cull the herd, member Jim Colligan told his colleagues Wednesday.
While Shelter Island Town budget talks won’t start until the fall, the Deer & Tick Committee anticipates asking for a funding increase from $100,000 to $120,000. (more…)