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09/12/14 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Joanne Goodhart was one of many Garden Club of Shelter Island members in September 2004 helping to lead the celebration of 70 years of adding to the beauty of the Island through plantings evident throughout town. Happy 80th!

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Joanne Goodhart was one of many Garden Club of Shelter Island members in September 2004 helping to lead the celebration of 70 years of adding to the beauty of the Island through plantings evident throughout town. Happy 80th!

September 11, 2001

If President Franklin Roosevelt declared Pearl Harbor as a day that would live in infamy, for those too young to remember that attack,  September 11, 2001, the day thousands died in terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Buildings, the Pentagon and United Airlines Flight 93 that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, was a day that continues to haunt people worldwide who are still engaged in a war against terrorist activities. (more…)

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09/08/14 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Public Library is seeking a budget increase for capital funding and insurance costs.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Shelter Island Public Library is seeking a budget increase for capital funding and insurance costs.

If voters approve it in October, the 2015 budget to support the Shelter Island Public Library will rise from $630,971 to $649,964, an approximate 3 percent increase in spending. In tax dollars, $562,053 will be needed, rather than the $540,436 budgeted to support the current year’s operations. (more…)

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08/28/14 10:06am
BRIDG HUNT PHOTO North Ferry’s Manhansett boat was under construction in August 2004 in Florida before debuting on the Shelter Island-Greenport run in 2005.

BRIDG HUNT PHOTO
North Ferry’s Manhansett was under construction in August 2004 in Florida before debuting on the Shelter Island-Greenport run in 2005.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

A major race riot resulted in 341 people injured and 774 arrested

Lady Bird Johnson was on the cover of Time Magazine

The Beatles continued their US tour at Forest Hills in New York

Mary Poppins was pulling in the largest movie audiences

The Animals’ House of the Rising Sun was at the top of the music charts

And on Shelter Island …

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