50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Mario Andretti won the Indianapolis 500.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded “Give Peace A Chance.”
Stevie Wonder released “My Cherie Amore.”
American Composer Jimmy McHugh, who wrote “Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” died at age 74 in Beverly Hills, California.
Actress Anne Heche, once linked romantically with Ellen Degeneres, was born in Aurora, Ohio.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
The Potter family: Back row, Josh and Katie. Middle row, from left, Alice, Sam and Lily with Maggie in the front.
“Yes, you can play with Play-Doh,” Katie Potter said as she answered the phone.
That’s not Katie’s standard phone greeting. She was talking to Maggie, her 3-year-old, who attends pre-K at the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center.
Maggie is the fourth in a lineup of Potter kids, including Lily, 9, Alice, 7, and Sam, 5. When Katie and her husband, Dr. Josh Potter, were married 10 years ago, they knew they wanted a big family. (more…)
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Eastern Long Island Hospital President and CEO Paul Connor Jr. answered questions from Peconic Landing residents about changes coming to the hospital as a result of the affiliation with Stony Brook Hospital.
July 1 is the official day when Eastern Long Island Hospital (ELIH) expects its affiliation with Stony Brook University Hospital to become official. ELIH President and CEO Paul Connor III told Peconic Landing residents last week it’s a marriage after a long courtship that links the two hospitals as the best way to serve the East End. (more…)
Supervisor Gary Gerth announced at the April 12 Town Board meeting that the NYU Winthrop Hospital group has agreed to honor its contract to maintain healthcare coverage at the Medical Center through December 31. (more…)
Availability of physicians at the Shelter Island Medical Center has been “a chronic issue,” Councilman Paul Shepherd told his colleagues at the March 12 Town Board work session. (more…)