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02/22/19 4:30pm

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Forrest Compton

In 1974, Forrest Compton, a 50-year-old LA-based actor, had just been hired to play Mike Karr, the principal character on the long running soap opera, “The Edge of Night.”

Slated to appear in two episodes a week for the next 13 weeks, he needed an apartment in New York City near the studio, so when he heard about a one-bedroom on East 72nd he went to see Al, the super. (more…)

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03/16/16 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Janet D’Amato, acting president of the Shelter Island Historical Society, told the Town Board the site won’t be used for weddings in the future.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Janet D’Amato, acting president of the Shelter Island Historical Society, told the Town Board Tuesday that the site won’t be used for weddings in the future.

The Town Board may have worked through a major stumbling block in a revised parking proposal as it assesses the Shelter Island Historical Society’s plans for its new vault, classroom and display space. (more…)