10/31/19 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTOS
Shelter Island Recreation and the Shelter Island Library present a haunted house at the library on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

THIS WEEK

COAT DRIVE

It can take a village…to help people stay warm. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International is hosting its annual coat drive for local recipients. Donors may drop off gently used coats at the company’s office at 17 Grand Ave. in the Heights. 

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10/28/19 10:00am

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The U.S. Supreme Court in its decision in Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education ordered an end to all public school desegregation 15 years after it had ordered an end to segregation with “all deliberate speed” in its Brown v. the Board of Education decision.

Sam Walton’s chain of Wal-Mart discount stores was incorporated.

New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver won the first of three Cy Young Awards

The first ever computer-to-computer links were established on ARPANET, a precursor to the internet.

 Beatle George Harrison released “Something” in the United Kingdom

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

10/27/19 11:00am

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Last year, above, like every year, was the place for good food and a great meeting place for Islanders of all ages at the ham dinner the night before Election Day.

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church will host the Annual Election Eve Dinner on Nov. 4, as Shelter Island prepares to choose a town supervisor and two Town Board members. 

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09/20/19 10:29pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Valerie Shepherd, 70, of Shelter Island, was killed in a motor vehicle accident on North Ferry Road Friday afternoon at about 2 p.m., according to the Shelter Island Police Department (SIPD). (more…)

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09/06/19 2:00pm

COURTESY IMAGE

Lone voice
To the Editor:
I am the lone voice on the Planning Board that firmly believes we do not need a Site Plan Review law.

A new law basically says if you have business property and decide on a change of use or need to get a building permit, a site plan review will be triggered. (more…)