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06/11/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Entrance to the original house at 6 Charlie’s Lane that Brad Tolkin won approval last October to replace with a larger house.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Entrance to the original house at 6 Charlie’s Lane that Brad Tolkin won approval last October to replace with a larger house.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The Beatles were awarded the distinction of being named Members of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth despite complaints from previous recipients that performers didn’t deserve the honor. (more…)

03/21/14 10:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |  Connor Corbett-Rice at the Shelter Island Yacht Club this week. Three years ago he wrote a message and placed it in a wine bottle before it was launched on a remarkable sea voyage.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |
Connor Corbett-Rice at the Shelter Island Yacht Club this week. Three years ago he wrote a message and placed it in a wine bottle before it was launched on a remarkable sea voyage.

Walking a private, seldom travelled stretch of sand in Cave Cay in the Bahamas in early February, a couple from Bermuda spied a corked wine bottle washed up on the beach. Going closer, Carol and Andrew Gracie saw a message tucked inside. (more…)