04/21/19 3:00pm

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO A sunset at Shell Beach.

After the news story I wrote last week about the Deer and Tick Committee’s vote to reject the idea of burning on public lands to control ticks appeared, many responded remembering the good old days “when we burned and there did not seem to be as many ticks as there are now.”

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04/11/19 4:30pm

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTOS
Gomez Addams (Owen Gibbs) and daughter Wednesday (Francis Regan) contemplate love.

Electrical chairs, crossbow hunting in Central Park and falling in love with the moon were just some of the antics that were front and center in “The Addams Family,” the Shelter Island School Drama Club’s spring musical presented at the school April 4 to 7.

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04/11/19 2:00pm

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The Perlman Music Program offers music and fun at the Shelter Island Library on Saturday, April 13 at 11 a.m.

Activities and events on Shelter Island.

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04/11/19 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
04/08/19 12:00pm

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Sirhan Sirhan was convicted of assassinating Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

At the 41st Academy Awards, “Oliver” was selected as best picture, while Cliff Robertson was named best actor and Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand tied for best actress in the first-ever tie for the award.

The first major league baseball game outside of the United States was played in Montreal, Canada with the Montreal Expos defeating the St. Louis Cardinals by a score of 8-7.

The Supreme Court struck down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material.

In the 33rd Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, George Archer won his only major title, one stroke ahead of runners-up Billy Casper, George Knudson and Tom Weiskopf.

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