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.
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.
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…)
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.
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…)
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…)