The United States conducted an underground nuclear test at the Atomic Energy Commission’s Nevada test site.
The Chicago 8, which became the Chicago 7 — Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, and Lee Weiner — were indicted by the federal government for conspiracy, inciting to riot and other charges related to anti-Vietnam War and counterculture protests; they were arrested during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago
UCLA won the 31st annual NCAA Basketball Championship beating Purdue by a score of 92-72 to give the school its fifth championship in six years.
A local teen organized a Rally for Decency at the Miami Orange Bowl, attracting 30,000 people protesting singer Jim Morrison’s behavior at a concert earlier that month.
John Lennon married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar and a few days later the couple staged the first-ever “bed-in” for peace in Amsterdam.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The 2018 Class of Shelter Island High School celebrating their graduation.
Seniors who graduated from Shelter Island High School June 23, besides carrying memories from well wishers, left with a host of awards and scholarships that celebrate all they have accomplished in their studies and activities here.
Awards were presented at a special ceremony on June 22 and at the graduation on June 23.
Following is a list of award recipients and the honors bestowed on them (more…)
MARY LYDON PHOTO There’s a proposal to buy locally sourced food for school lunches.
What’s for lunch? The answer could change for Shelter Island students.
The school district’s Wellness Committee is suggesting the Board of Education consider turning down state aid that comes with restrictions about what can be served and where it can be purchased. (more…)
Not surprisingly, great teachers have generally had great teachers of their own — those who inspired them to pursue a career in education. That’s the case for the Reporter’s Person of the Year, Janine Mahoney. (more…)