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01/28/19 10:00am

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The Beatles performed their last live concert, an impromptu event, on the roof of the Apple Corps building in London.

Rod Laver won the Australian Open beating Andrés Gimeno of Spain in what would be the start of a second Grand Slam for the Aussie. Laver would go on to win all four major tennis tournaments, as he had in 1962.

Stage and screen actress Thelma Ritter, who made her screen debut in “Miracle on 34th Street” and would later be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in “All About Eve,” had a heart attack and died within a few days.

O.J.  Simpson, about to graduate from the University of Southern California, was the first draft pick by the Buffalo Bills.

And on Shelter Island . . .

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01/06/19 11:00am

SHELTER ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PHOTOS
The Shelter Island Heights Pharmacy took the prize in the category of “Whimsical.”

Shelter Island got in the holiday spirit with the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce’s 5th Annual Decorate Your Door Contest.

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12/14/18 10:00am

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Making us proud
To the Editor:
“This trip changed my life.” (more…)

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11/09/18 8:00am

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Wake up now
To the Editor:

Last Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library presented East End advocates for clean, renewable energy. They spoke about scientific elements involved with climate change, explaining how dependence on fossil fuels threatens life on earth. (more…)