Just the facts
To the Editor:
As a representative of the North Ferry Company, I want to correct some factual errors in Richard Krause’s April letter, “Why Not Here,” in last week’s Reporter. (more…)
Jay Ely Helme
Jay Ely Helme of Cape Coral, Florida and Middletown, Rhode Island, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away on January 21, 2019 at 87 years of age. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Vince Lombardi became part owner, vice president, general manager and head coach of the Washington Redskins after coaching the Green Bay Packers to five NFL championships and two Super Bowl wins.
John Madden became head coach of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders.
Yasser Arafat became president of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
Singer Tom Jones debuted “This Is Tom Jones” on ABC.
The Saturday Evening Post published its last edition.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
THOMAS GRAFFAGNINO PHOTO
A Ford Explorer ablaze just after noon Tuesday on the Clinton Avenue stretch of the North Ferry line.
A motor vehicle caught fire just after noon Tuesday on the Shelter Island side of the North Ferry line.
The Shelter Island Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze. There were no injuries. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO The North Ferry crew who saved a man from drowning in December receiving proclamations form the Suffolk County Legislature last week. From left, Legislator Al Krupski (D-Cutchogue), Dennis Raffelock, Jason Brewer, Jared Gibbs, Captain Lance Willumsen and Legislator Bridget Fleming (D-Noyac).
The Suffolk County Legislature formally recognized a North ferry captain and crew who saved the life of a boater who had gone into the freezing water of the bay in December. (more…)