50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
New York Yankee Mickey Mantle announced his retirement from baseball after 18 years, citing persistent knee injuries; he is credited with 536 home runs.
James Earl Ray pleaded guilty to the murder of Martin Luther King Jr.
McDonald’s CEO Ray Kroc married his third wife, Joan Mansfield, who was a philanthropist and would later give away much of their money after his death.
Boston Center Phil Esposito became the first player in National Hockey League history to record 100 points in a single season.
The former USSR performed a nuclear test in Eastern Kazakh.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
The Community Preservation Fund (CPF) Advisory Board has agreed to meet with representatives of Renewable Energy Long Island to discuss creating solar fields and wind energy sites. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Fresh Pond
Reason for animosity
To the Editor:
I question former town Supervisor Jim Dougherty’s motivation for his negative comments concerning the acquisition of my property on Fresh Pond by the town (“Your Letters,” October 25). (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone (631) 749-1000, extension 354. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Supervisor Gary Gerth giving the annual ‘State of the Town’ address at the Ram’s Head Inn Sunday.
Sounding more like an upbeat campaign speech than an analysis of issues facing Shelter Island, Supervisor Gary Gerth gave the 11th annual “State of the Town” address, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Shelter Island, at a Sunday luncheon at the Ram’s Head Inn. (more…)