09/05/19 4:30pm

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On Friday, Sept. 6, David Bouchier will visit the Shelter Island Public Library to talk about the “real South of France.”

On Friday, Sept. 6, David Bouchier will visit the Shelter Island Public Library to talk about the “real South of France.” He will read from his new book, “Not Quite a Stranger – Essays on Life in France,” a collection of personal essays that isn’t quite a travel book, nor is it a memoir. Instead, it provides a lively portrait of France and the French through the unique voice of Mr. Bouchier. 

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09/05/19 2:00pm

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Sylvester Manor offers a vegetable garden seed saving workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

THIS WEEK

GREAT DECISIONS

The Shelter Island Library presents “Great Decisions: Cyber Conflict and Geopolitics” on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 5:30 p.m. Cyber conflict is a new and continually developing threat, which can include foreign interference in elections, industrial sabotage and attacks on infrastructure. There will be a short film followed by a group discussion facilitated by Kirk Ressler.

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09/05/19 10:00am

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Activities and events on Shelter Island.

EVERY WEEK 

50+ drop-in basketball: Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in basketball: Mondays and Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., school gym. No charge.

Adult coed drop-in soccer: Tuesdays, 7:30 to 10 p.m., school gym. No charge.

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Featured Story
09/02/19 8:00am

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

President Richard Nixon appointed Warren Burger to replace Earl Warren as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

The New Orleans Pop Festival attracted 25,000 fans to the Louisiana Speedway to hear Janis Joplin, The Byrds, Santana and other rock groups in a three-day extravaganza that came two weeks after Woodstock.

 Joe Pepitone was fined $500 by the Yankees after he left during the middle of a game against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium.

Actor Jason Priestly of Beverly Hills 90210 fame was born in Vancouver, British Columbia.

British photographer Mary McCartney, daughter of Beatle Paul McCartney and wife Linda, was born in London.

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