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01/02/18 10:00am
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO At the last Town Board meeting of 2017, Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Supervisor Jim Dougherty received proclamations for their years of service to Shelter Island.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO At the last Town Board meeting of 2017, Councilwoman Chris Lewis and Supervisor Jim Dougherty received proclamations for their years of service to Shelter Island.

Three departing public officials were honored during the last Town Board meeting of 2017 held on December 28. About 25 members of the public were present. (more…)

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12/12/17 10:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Arthur Kornberg is credited with leading a team of scientists at Stanford University who synthesized DNA in a test tube.

San Diego, known as a snow-resistant city, had snow 44 years ago with surrounding mountain tops coated in white and temperatures that dropped to 19 degrees Fahrenheit.

Canadian Prime Minister Lester Pearson announced his retirement from politics and was succeeded by Pierre Trudeau.

The Beatles released “Christmas Time is Here Again.”

Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt was presumed to have drowned when he disappeared while swimming in rough seas at Cheviot Beach in Portsea, Victoria; his body was never found.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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