This week in Shelter Island history

This week in Shelter Island history

Italian race car driver Giuseppe Farina, the winner of the first Formula One Championship in 1950, died in an automobile accident at the age of 59 while driving in the French Alps. Convinced it was not the intention of the U.S. Supreme Court's 1965 reapportionment decision that its one-man, one-vote edict filter down to the county level, supervisors from the five East End towns decided to appeal a decision that stripped them of their voice in the county.

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