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10/24/19 4:30pm

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Editor’s note: As stated in our Sept. 12 edition, no political letters or OpEd pieces will be published for the Oct. 31 edition.

Misuse of tax $$
To the Editor:
Upon reading the Oct. 10 article, “Private preschool seeks public funds,” I had to sit back and wonder why our tax dollars should be funding a private preschool, not once but a second time. (more…)

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08/12/19 10:00am

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Impact on aquifer
To the Editor:
The Village of Dering Harbor is poised to impact the quality of our water supply by proposing a law designed to benefit residents who already have their own wells. (more…)

Featured Story
10/01/18 12:00pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

“Night of the Living Dead,” starring Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea and Karl Harding was pulling in movie audiences.

“Finian’s Rainbow,” directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Fred Astaire and Petula Clark, was released.

Jack Valenti, president of the Motion Picture Association of America, announced a rating system for films that would ban young children from seeing certain films or require that children be accompanied by adults to view others.

Led Zeppelin, which  originally performed as the New Yardbirds, performed together for the first time starting its United Kingdom tour in London.

The initial “Planet of the Apes” film starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowell and Kim Hunter opened.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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07/14/18 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTOS Team work making the dream work at Crescent Beach.

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Team work making the dream work at Crescent Beach.

The sands of Crescent Beach, nudged constantly by the rolling waves of Peconic Bay and pounded by the feet of sun worshippers, responded compliantly to the creative forces of local artisans in the First Annual Sandcastle Contest on Sunday. Shaped into spiky towers, sturdy forts and even a giant turtle, the entries reflected the imaginations and skills of the teams building them. (more…)