This photo from the Reporter archives was published on March 1,1990 when Suffolk County agreed to preserve Section 9, 70 acres ofshoreline between Hay Beach and Little Ram Island.

Those in the photo weren’t identified in the caption, whichread: “There were happy faces amongst the acquisition supportersafter the positive vote – happy and mostly familiar faces.

If you have a memory to share about the event or thesesupporters, contact Archer Brown, 749-1000 (extension 26), or [email protected]