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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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08/10/18 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO View from Vincent Novak’s backyard overlooking Fresh Pond.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
View from Vincent Novak’s backyard overlooking Fresh Pond.

Best deal no deal?
To the Editor:
Here are some observations on the proposed Novak property land purchase (“Fight over public funds for Fresh Pond,” August 2).

1. The intended purchase is for a .5-acre land parcel on Fresh Pond. (more…)

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06/04/18 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Some of the volunteers gathering inside the Center firehouse Saturday before heading out to collect trash.

COURTESY PHOTO Some of the volunteers gathering inside the Center firehouse Saturday before heading out to collect trash.

More than 135 volunteers joined an Island-wide roadside cleanup, organized by the the Lions club Saturday morning, ridding the Island of more than 1,000 pounds of debris. (more…)