08/17/15 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Proud grandad Greg introducing a Shelter Island tradition to the little one.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Proud grandad Greg Sulahian introducing a Shelter Island tradition to  little Westin.

Saturday’s Shelter Island Fire Department’s annual Chicken Barbecue was a tasty and fun-filled event.

Below are some sights from the great community gathering at St. Gabe’s field captured by Bev Walz. (more…)

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08/17/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Four-poster units to fight tick infestations were first suggested 10 years ago, but it took until 2008 for a pilot program to test their effectiveness and they remain controversial today.

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Four-poster units to fight tick infestations were first suggested 10 years ago, but it took until 2008 for a pilot program to test their effectiveness and they remain controversial today.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The riots in the predominantly black Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles were in full swing, spurred by two white police officers who stopped a black man suspected of driving while intoxicated. By the time the five-day rioting ended, 34 people were dead, 1,032 injured and nearly 4,000 had been arrested. (more…)