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…)
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14
Holiday concert, grades Pre-K to 7. 7 p.m. Shelter Island School auditorium. (more…)
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…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Luke Gilpin takes the jumper in Shelter Island’s loss to Mattituck at home Wednesday.
On December 6, the Shelter Island School junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams held their home openers against Mattituck. (more…)
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 . . .