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04/30/18 8:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

United States and North Vietnamese officials agreed to begin peace talks in Paris.

A general strike escalated in France, shutting down newspaper distributions, air transport and two major railroads and moving the country nearer to the brink of a radical leftist revolution.

Forward Pass, ridden by jockey Ismael Valenzuela, was declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby after Dancer Image was disqualified due to doping.

The Boston Celtics won the NBA Championship 4 games to 2 over the Los Angeles Lakers.

William Styron won a Pulitzer Prize for literature for his 1967 novel, “The Confessions of Nat Turner.”

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

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COURTESY PHOTO Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announcing a new strategy to battle heroin addiction.

COURTESY PHOTO Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announcing a new strategy to battle heroin addiction.

In the ongoing effort to combat the growing use of heroin across Long Island, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced last week a new strategy aimed at making a special drug more accessible to addicts at treatment centers and county facilities — though experts warn it’s no panacea. (more…)