50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The rock musical “Hair” opened at the Biltmore Theater and ran for 1,750 performances with many of its songs becoming anthems for the anti-Vietnam War peace movement.
Students at Ohio State University seized the administration building to protest unfair treatment of Blacks, holding the building for five hours until they got concessions from the school vice president that were later repudiated by the college president.
Rock vocalist Carnie Wilson of Wilson Phillips was born in Los Angeles, California to former singer Marilyn Rovell of The Honeys and Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys.
The United Methodist Church was formed with the union of The Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church.
“The Odd Couple,” starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, was pulling audiences into movie theaters throughout the country.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Tracy McCarthy awaits the vote with Board of Education member Mark Kanarvogel in the polling place at the school gymnasium. Ms. McCarthy won a seat to the board.
Residents gave a resounding vote of confidence to the Shelter Island School District’s $11.3 million budget Tuesday, approving it with a vote of 345 in favor to 176 opposed. The proposition that would have increased mileage for off-Island students to attend Our Lady of the Hamptons School lost with 367 voting against the change and 156 voting in favor.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School
Voting on the 2017-18 school district budget of $11.3 million takes place Tuesday between noon and 9 p.m. in the gymnasium. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
Delighted Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik had a wide smile as he learned that his first budget in the district had garnered an 82 percent approval.
Shelter Island residents gave a solid endorsement to the school district’s $11 million budget today and elected Susan Binder and Kathleen Lynch to three-year terms on the Board of Education. (more…)
The Board of Education will begin a fine-tooth comb examination of Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik’s $11.3 million budget proposal tonight at 7 in the school boardroom. (more…)