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11/25/19 8:00am

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Scientists at Harvard University announced they had isolated a single gene.

Elbert Frank Cox, an African-American mathematician who was the first of his race to receive a doctorate degree in mathematics at Cornell University, died in Washington, D.C. at age 73.

“They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” was one of the most viewed movies.

Music lovers in the United States were listening to “Come Together” by The Beatles while the most popular song in the United Kingdom was ”Sugar Sugar” by The Archies.

“My Life And Prophecies” by Jeane Dixon was one of the best selling books.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

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08/07/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Friends thanks to a friend, are Isola chef Seth Nathan (left) and owner Brad Kitkowski on the porch of the restaurant.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Friends thanks to a friend, are Isola chef Seth Nathan (left) and owner Brad Kitkowski on the porch of the restaurant.

“The food’s good and it’s fun,” Brad Kitkowski said about his recently opened Isola — Italian for Island — in the space once occupied by Sweet Tomato’s space in the Heights. “If you’re having fun, people sense it,” he said. (more…)