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09/30/19 10:00am

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Singer-song writer Gwen Stefani was born in Fullerton, Calif.

A Concorde 001 test flight broke the sound barrier.

The New York Mets swept the Atlanta Braves 3 games to none to become National League Baseball Champions.

Comedian and actor Zach Galifianakis was born in Wilkesboro, N.C.

The Beijing, China subway system began operating.

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08/22/19 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Looking for a family pet? ARF presents Tailgating, a cat and dog adoption event at the police station on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pictured is Hercules, with brothers Isaac and Ilan Pescowitz.

THIS WEEK

ART & ISLAND LIFE

The Shelter Island History Center presents an Alan Shields Exhibit “Where Art Life Met Island Life,” open Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. until Saturday, Sept. 21. 631-749-0025.

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08/08/19 2:00pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Taylor’s Island

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MANOR TOUR

Sylvester Manor offers self-guided tours of the Manor House and “All that has Been: Our Roots Revealed” exhibition on Friday, Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $10. sylvestermanor.org.

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08/01/19 2:00pm

STOCK PHOTO
St. Mary’s Lobster Bake Fundraiser will take place on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m.

THIS WEEK

ST. MARY’S ANIMAL BLESSING

St. Mary’s is hosting its annual Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 11 a.m. with a special service of comfort at noon to mourn the loss of a beloved animal. The service honors St. Francis of Assisi and features refreshments for both humans and pets. 

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02/14/19 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
One possible origin of Valentine’s Day says Saint Valentine was a Roman priest who married soldiers and their wives in secret.

So today is Valentine’s Day. A day that our culture has told us is about love and hearts and Cupid and chocolates and other gifts for those we love.

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