Almost 20% of Shelter Island voters cast their ballot during the early voting period this year, according to Suffolk County Board of Elections Commissioner Nicholas LaLota. He said 19.75% of registered Island voters cast 489 ballots during the past week. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
John Lennon and Yoko Ono released their second album, “Wedding Album,” in the United Kingdom.
American actor Matthew McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas.
Rapper Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs was born in New York City.
“Bridge Over Troubled Waters” was recorded by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel
Sesame Street premiered on PBS
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
The two major drivers of the Friendly Visitors program — Shelter Island Presbyterian Church member Marilynn Pysher and Senior Services Director Laurie Fanelli — are searching for volunteers to meet the growing need to help homebound seniors from becoming isolated. (more…)
Early voting on Shelter Island has been strong. Through mid-afternoon Tuesday, 244 people had cast ballots ahead of the regular Nov. 5 election. (more…)