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11/25/19 8:00am

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Scientists at Harvard University announced they had isolated a single gene.

Elbert Frank Cox, an African-American mathematician who was the first of his race to receive a doctorate degree in mathematics at Cornell University, died in Washington, D.C. at age 73.

“They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” was one of the most viewed movies.

Music lovers in the United States were listening to “Come Together” by The Beatles while the most popular song in the United Kingdom was ”Sugar Sugar” by The Archies.

“My Life And Prophecies” by Jeane Dixon was one of the best selling books.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

05/23/19 4:30pm

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By Susan Carey Dempsey & Julie Lane

The awnings are unfurled, extra ice is piled high, shops are bursting with new inventory and summer staffers are reporting for work. The unofficial kickoff to the long-awaited summer season is here.

Here’s a guide to restaurants and shops around the Island that will be welcoming shoppers and hungry customers for Memorial Day Weekend. (more…)

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10/28/18 8:00am

REPORTER FILE ART

It would seem that author Ariel Levy has conquered virtually every goal she ever set for herself, becoming an award winning writer and well-known author at New York and The New Yorker magazines. (more…)

08/10/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Isola’s Heights location has begun to feel like home.

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Isola’s Heights location has begun to feel like home. July 2 marked one year for the Italian eatery.

The Island’s fledgling Italian eatery, Isola, celebrated its one-year anniversary in early July after a long winter where owner Brad Kitkowski and Chef Seth Nathan bravely decided to keep the doors open full-time. (more…)