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 . . .
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO The Shelter Island School
While teachers return to their classrooms today, 212 students get one more day of their summer break before they’re expected Wednesday morning. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Business official Tim Laube will be leaving the Shelter Island School District on July 14.
The Shelter Island School District is faced with replacing not just Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik but also its business manager, Tim Laube. Mr. Laube came to the district two years ago after working as clerk to the Suffolk County Legislature. (more…)
Supervisor Jim Dougherty released a statement Friday about test results from a well in the Center that found the water unsafe for drinking. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO School district Business Official Tim Laube outlined final budget changes April 19 prior to Board of Education members unanimously approving the spending plan they will submit to voters next month.
After months of planning, the Board of Education on April 19 unanimously adopted a proposed $11.3 million budget, up from the $10.96 spending plan for the current school year that ends June 30.
The new proposal will not pierce the state-mandated tax levy cap. (more…)