Palpable anxiety filled a room at the Center of Alliance, Solidarity and Accompaniment (CASA) in Riverhead the evening of June 17 as the “Green Light NY” bill came down to a vote on the floor of the New York State Senate.
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Expo 67, the World’s Fair, opened in Montreal with the date coinciding with the centennial of the Canadian Confederation.
Muhammad Ali refused military service and was stripped of his heavyweight boxing title for three years.
Fidel Castro announced all intellectual property belonged to the people and said Cuba would translate and publish technical literature without compensation.
Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.
The New York Knicks signed Bill Bradley to a four year $500,000 contract.
And on Shelter Island . . .
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s imposition of a New Jersey utility, PSEG, on Long Island has had terrible results. (more…)