50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
The first interracial kiss broadcast on television was on “Star Trek” between Captain Kirk and Lt. Nyota Uhura.
The Beatles released their only double album in the United Kingdom titled “The Beatles,” but is best known by fans as “The White Album.”
Tammy Wynette and Glen Campbell took home top honors at the Country Music Awards.
The Supremes and The Temptations released “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” at the same time.
And on Shelter Island . . .
Shelter Island doesn’t own Reel Point and so what should its involvement be to protect it from erosion?
It’s a question town officials have grappled with, finally concluding, on the advice of Town Attorney Bob DeStefano Jr., that if taking no action threatens properties around Coecles Harbor, public money could be spent to protect them. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO From left, Building Department employee Mary Ellen McGayhey, website developer Louise Clark and town IT Committee member Craig Wood at Tuesday’s Town Board work session, giving a presentation of the town’s new website.
The Town of Shelter Island recently got a makeover.
Well, at least it’s website did. (more…)
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Supervisor Jim Dougherty wrote to the Reporter this week.
To the Editor:
A major component of my opponent’s campaign is bemoaning the loss of St. Gabriel’s as open space. Where was he when we were fighting to save it? (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Codger at home with Crone (a ka a Lois B. Morris) and Cur (Milo) at their West Neck Road home.
Cur is ailing.
The canine cardiologist has confirmed the vet’s diagnoses of pulmonary hypertension and congestive heart failure, which may be slowed but can’t be reversed or cured. Cur may have a year. (more…)