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12/11/19 11:17am

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Dr. Peter Kelt has signed an agreement with Shelter Island Town to take over the back office at the Medical Center. Supervisor Gary Gerth confirmed the signing Wednesday morning, saying the five-year lease is for a token $1 a year with no charge for utilities. (more…)

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12/04/19 12:00pm

Shelter Island Town Hall

Two residents Tuesday raised issues with Town Board members about the handling of the Medical Center deal with Stony Brook. (more…)

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12/03/19 10:00am

JULIE LANE   The town-owned Medical Center.

Shelter Island Town and Stony Brook University Hospital officials have signed a five-year lease agreement that takes effect Jan. 1, 2020, when the Winthrop Hospital agreement with Dr. Peter Kelt ends. (more…)

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10/28/19 10:00am


The U.S. Supreme Court in its decision in Alexander v. Holmes County Board of Education ordered an end to all public school desegregation 15 years after it had ordered an end to segregation with “all deliberate speed” in its Brown v. the Board of Education decision.

Sam Walton’s chain of Wal-Mart discount stores was incorporated.

New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver won the first of three Cy Young Awards

The first ever computer-to-computer links were established on ARPANET, a precursor to the internet.

 Beatle George Harrison released “Something” in the United Kingdom

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)