50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Singer-song writer Gwen Stefani was born in Fullerton, Calif.
A Concorde 001 test flight broke the sound barrier.
The New York Mets swept the Atlanta Braves 3 games to none to become National League Baseball Champions.
Comedian and actor Zach Galifianakis was born in Wilkesboro, N.C.
The Beijing, China subway system began operating.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
Time ferries could leave Shelter Island every weekday morning if there are enough riders to connect with the 5:25 Long Island Rail Road train from Greenport (more…)
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Dawn at North Ferry.
Are enough Islanders asking for an early boat to connect with the 5:25 a.m. Long Island Rail Road westbound service on weekdays?
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Long Island Rail Road station at Greenport.
Riders of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will no longer have to scramble to buy tickets at the station in the waning seconds before the doors to their train close. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO
Long Island Rail Road officials announced July 25 that year-round weekend train service between Penn Station and Greenport will be restored. (more…)