12/17/17 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

Well, I finally decided to have a cataract removed. It happened last Wednesday.

I had been putting it off for the past year using any excuse I could to avoid the surgery — or I should say “procedure” which is the hospital euphemism. I had talked to many individuals who have had the operation and most were very pleased with the results. (more…)

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12/13/17 12:00pm

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Marion F. Gleason, a longtime resident of Shelter Island and retired educator, died Dec. 9 in Southampton Hospital after a brief illness. She was 88. (more…)

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11/28/17 2:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara was elected president of the World Bank.

Julie Nixon and David Eisenhower announced their engagement.

Senator Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota announced his run for the presidency on an anti-Vietnam war platform.

Yemen became independent from the United Kingdom.

The Beatles released their “Magical Mystery Tour.”

And on Shelter Island . . .

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