07/06/19 8:00am

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David Lichtenstein, Ph.D.

Union Chapel in the Grove welcomes David Lichtenstein, Ph.D., and members of the Shelter Island Historical Society on Sunday, July 7 at 10:30 am. Dr. Lichtenstein will speak about “A Treasure Hidden in Plain Sight,” the history of the Japanese-style bridge in South Ferry Hills. Members of the Historical Society will participate in the service as readers and ushers.

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04/01/19 12:00pm

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Haskell Karp received the first temporary artificial heart implanted by Dr. Denton Cooley at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, but succumbed four days later.

Massive anti-Vietnam War protests occurred in many United States cities.

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Anthony Tucker, who was a forward for the New York Knicks, was born in Washington, D.C.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

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03/07/18 10:00am

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One the issue of limited medical services on Shelter Island, Supervisor Gary Gerth said at Tuesday’s Town Board work session that he has yet to speak with Dr. Peter Kelt. (more…)

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02/21/18 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Just added to the National Register of Historic Places is Shelter Island’s Smith-Ransome Japanese Bridge.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Just added to the National Register of Historic Places is Shelter Island’s Smith-Ransome Japanese Bridge.

Just a few months after the Smith-Ransome Japanese Bridge in South Ferry Hills was listed on the New York State Register of Historic Places, it has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. (more…)

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12/19/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Just added to the New York State Register of Historic Places is Shelter Island’s Smith-Ransome Japanese Bridge.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Just added to the New York State Register of Historic Places is Shelter Island’s Smith-Ransome Japanese Bridge.

The bridge arched gently over a narrow inlet flowing from a lagoon, mirrored in the water that was dappled with rain one morning this week.

Beyond the bridge the calm blue water of Smith Cove opened up under the sky. (more…)