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12/12/18 10:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO A deer feeding at a 4-poster stand. brushing against a post treated with a chemical, permethrin, that kills ticks.

Should the Deer & Tick Committee stick to its plans for 2019 or make adjustments during the year? (more…)

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12/10/18 2:00pm

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Ice hockey legend Bobby Orr, who played for the Boston Bruins, scored his first hat trick — three goals in a single game — in a match with the Chicago Blackhawks.

Flamboyant stage and screen actress Tullulah Bankhead died of pneumonia in New York City at the age of 65.

Tennis great Arthur Ashe was the first black to be ranked number one at season’s end.

Actor Peter Sellers divorced actress Britt Ekland after four years of marriage.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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12/04/18 4:30pm

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

President Richard Nixon appointed Henry Kissinger as his National Security Advisor.

Baseball Commissioner William Eckert was fired after three years on the job when it was believed he wouldn’t have the ability to stop a threatened players strike.

The Rolling Stones released their “Beggars Banquet” album containing the classic track, “Sympathy for the Devil.”

Comedian Margaret Cho was born in Queens.

“The Best of Laurel and Hardy” was among the post popular films of the time.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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11/13/18 12:00pm

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO

Town Animal Control Officer Beau Payne told the November 8 meeting of the Deer & Tick Committee there are plans that would enable homeowners to burn sections of their property for tick control. (more…)