August 2
Mr. and Mrs. George Zelenka of Kensington
Avenue entertained at a barbecue
supper Sunday Night in celebration of the
19th birthday of their son, John, and a
farewell party for him. He has enlisted in
the U.S. Marine Corps and will leave for
his basic training at Parris Island on Aug.
23. The guest list included the Misses Kay
and Jean Herrschaft, Thomas Westhome,
and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Herrschaft, all of
Centereach, Jack Meyer of Queens, Mrs.
Gertrude Brewer of Port Jefferson, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Adamski and four children
of Lake Ronkonkoma, Miss Sharon Ball of
West Sayville and Mr. and Mrs Ronald
Brewer and daughter, Dianne, Mrs. Etta
Dyker, Mr. and Mrs. James Duffy and children,
Helen and Wayne all of Bayport and
John’s brother, George Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gossel of Swayze
Street returned last week after a trip to
Buffalo and the Canadian side of Niagara
Falls, where they visisted cousins.
Accompanying them were Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Meyer of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly
of Islip, who had been house guest
of the Gossels.
Miss Elizabeth Doyle McCarthy, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McCarthy of
Glades Road, was guest of honor at a tea
given by Mrs. James Fornataro on July
2 at her home on Nelson Avenue. Miss
McCarthy was also guest of honor at a tea
given by Mrs. John Ruddy of Blue Point
and Mrs. Edward Loughran at the latter’s
home in Bellport last Wednesday.
The Idle Hour Barber Shop has moved
to a new and larger shop on Montauk
Highway at Vanderbilt Avenue. An additional
Barber has been added.
There was a sail fish regatta at Shinnecock
where two Wet Pants members
tied for third place, Alan James and John Rodeman.
W. T. Grant Company of 54 East Main
St. opened for business Monday after a
water boiler explosion Saturday in the air
conditioning room on the second floor
closed the store for the weekend.
A surprise bridal shower for Miss Shirley
Phillips of Roe Avenue was held at the
Polish Hall in Riverhead July 25, given by
her attendants, Miss Ann Marie Lotito, who
will be maid of honor, and Misses Mary
Legault, Lorraine Holmes and Linda Weeks,
bridesmaids. Miss Phillips, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Phillips, will be married
in September to Joseph Cybulski, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cybulski of Center Moriches.
The golden wedding anniversary was
celebrated by Mr. and Mrs. George Hulse
of Oak Street, Patchogue July 22 at their
residence. Mr. and Mrs. Hulse have been
residents of Patchogue for 35 years.
More than 100 friends stopped by to offer congratulations.
Mrs. Emily Wicks and children Jeffrey,
Barbara and Russell, of Grenville Avenue
and Mrs. Charles Hubner and son, Carl, also
of Grenville Avenue, have returned from a
motor trip upstate.
A swordfish weighing 338 pounds was
taken by Frank Drapal of Hedges Road, East
Patchogue on hook and line after a fourhour
and 20-minute battle in the ocean off
Shinnecock Inlet recently. It is believed this
is the first swordfish ever taken using plastic
eel as bait. Also aboard Mr. Drapal’s boat
“The Doghouse” were Howard Hunter of
Bellport and Mr. Drapal’s son Martin.
Two East Patchogue women were chosen
as Queen and Princess of Review held at
the Echo Lake Farm in Echo Lake, Pa.
They were Mesdames George Patanjo and
Dominick Bosco, respectively. The queen
received a tiara and both received trophies.
They were accompanied on their vacation
by Mesdames Angelo Capone, Charles
Maragioglio, Rocco Parisi and Frank Parrett
of East Patchogue.
Mrs. Richard Carleton of Browns Lane,
Bellport, member of the South Suffolk Girl
Scout Council board, Mrs. Ernest Kan of
Circuit Road, leader, accompanied by senior
Scout Susan Johnassen and Linda Barker of
Center Moriches, and Judy Ziegler and Helen
Frohlich of Mastic, traveled to Button Bay,
Vt. to visit the National Girl Scout Roundup.
While in Vermont, they rode on the East’s
highest chair lift at Killington Mountain,
visited Coolidge’s birthplace at Plymouth,
and the world’s largest marble exhibit at Proctor.
A surprise baby shower was given for
Mrs. Jack Regalmuto of North Howells Point
Road last Wednesday night by Mrs. Robert
Brown and Mrs. Robert Brouwer Jr., at the
latter’s home. Eighteen guests were present
and Mrs. Regalmuto received many lovely gifts.
Bill Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.
Earl Thompson of Country Club Road, was
awarded a trip to Freedomland in the Bronx
last Wednesday as one of the winners of a
Newsday contest.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wayte and family of
North Brewster Lane are spending the week
at their cottage on Great South Beach.
The South Bay Business and Professional
Women’s Club held a barbecue July 25 at
the Cedar Lodge Nursing Home in Center
Moriches. Hostesses were Miss Shirley
Penny, Miss Dorothy Payne, Mrs. Gloria
Baessiler, Mrs. Marie Holstein and Mrs.
Elizabeth MacDonald. Music was supplied by
the Hammond Organ Studios of Patchogue.
Howard Klimczak of Rutland Road,
Mastic, was sworn into the U.S. Air Force
July 18 and is stationed at Lackland Air
Force Base, Texas.

August 9
The Bayport-Blue Point Board of Education
will interview architects this week in
planning the construction of an elementary
school on the former Stryker farm off Sylvan
Avenue north of Montauk Highway. Frederick
W. Merdes, chairman of the board, said
that tentative plans call for a double K-6
unit on the 40-acre site to accommodate
between 400 and 500 pupils.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Costanzo and two
sons, Steven and David, of Patchogue, have
moved back to Bayport and are now living
on North Gillette Avenue.
Peter B. Forgham of Middle Road and
Warren J. Vignato of McConnell Avenue left
last Wednesday from Idlewild Airport for
a two-week stay in the West Indies. They
plan to visit Puerto Rico, St. Thomas and St.
Croix. They will visit Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Brown, formerly of Handsome Avenue, Sayville.
Mr. Forgham is an importer of custom
made Hong Kong suits and Mr. Vignato is
self-employed as a tree surgeon.
Werner K. Stavenhagen of 5 Colony Drive,
a teacher in the Connetquot School District,
is one of 86 language teachers from all
over the nation who recently completed an
intensive six-week course at the Princeton
University Summer Institute for Secondary
School Teachers of French and German.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Luce of Rollstone
Avenue celebrated Mrs. Luce’s birthday
with a barbecue. Their guests were David
Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Luce and their
children, Robin and Larry, Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Luce and Mr. and Mrs. John Rickert
and children, Christine, Dawn and Kathy.
Melvin J. O’Klock of Oakdale-Bohemia
Road was graduated on August third from
the Dangerous Cargo School at the U.S.
Guard Reserve Training Center in Yorktown,
Va. An ensign in the Coast Guard
Reserve, he attended the two-week school
for his annual summer training. Ensign
O’Klock is the assistant training officer and
the dangerous cargo officer for the Port
Security Unit in Patchogue.
A pet parade co-sponsored by the
Merchants Division of the Patchogue
Chamber of Commerce and Village
Recreation department was held last
Thursday evening along Main Street and
terminated in the new Church street
field where cups, passes to theatres
and other prizes were awarded to the
youthful owners of pets that ranged from
dogs, cats, horned toads, frogs, goldfish,
burros, goats and even alligators.
Major and Mrs. Robert Smith, of
Ramey Air Force in Puerto Rico, are the
parents of a daughter, Suzanne Emily,
born June 20. Major Smith is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Smith of Chestnut
Avenue, Patchogue.
Nicholas W. Fleischmann, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas M. Fleischmann
Jr. of Ananias Avenue, Patchogue, was
promoted to first lieutenant during
ceremonies July 7 at the U.S. Army
Training Center Armor, Fort Knox, Ky.
Miss Phylis Beth Fine, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fine of Rider
Avenue, and Joseph Rosen, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Irving Rosen of Case Avenue,
both Patchogue, graduated recently from
State University College at Potsdam.
Miss Fine received a Bachelor of Science
in elementary education and Mr. Rosen
received a Bachelor of Science in music education.
A birthday-social was held by the
Original Golden Age Club of Patchogue
recently at the Four Sisters Community
Center to celebrate the July birthdays
of members Fergus Shaw, Margaret
Robelen, Charles Waegelin, Grayce Dorn,
Martha Brittin, Louis Hummel, Phillip
Mandell, Arthur Smith and honorary
member Lucy Cutler. Also included in the
birthday party were Addie Roberts and
Fred Waldbauer of Blue Point, whose
birthdays occur in July and are regular
guest members of the club.
Miss Jeanne Ann Cunningham
of Taylor Avenue, East Patchogue,
a sophomore majoring in secondary
mathematics, made the Dean’s List for
second semester at State University
College at Cortland.
A daughter, Penny Ann, was born
to Mr. and Mrs. Chester Arthur of Bell
Street at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital
July 12. Penny has a brother, Chester Jr.
and a sister, Patty Ann.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Light of General
McLean Drive flew back from Orlando,
Fla. Friday. Mr. Light has been at Cape
Canaveral for the past month for the test
launch of Echo II. His wife joined him for
the last two weeks.
On July 15 the Brookhaven
Democratic Club held its annual picnic
supper on the lawn of Mr. and Mrs.
William Vander Zalm at Head of Neck
Road, Bellport. Mr. Vander Zalm erected a
canopy and decorated with colored lights
and Mrs. Vander Zalm and Mrs. Frank
Craven strung the colored lanterns; Mrs.
Vander Zalm made a large cake decorated
for the occasion. After the supper the
men played a game of baseball and the
ladies pitched horseshoes.
Miss Eileen Dugan of Blue Point
has accepted a contract to teach home
economics at Sachem High School,
beginning with the fall term. Miss Dugan
graduated in June from Oneonta State
College of Education, with the degree of
Bachelor of Science.
On Thursday night a farewell party
was given for Jennifer Masem, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Masem of Oregon
Avenue, by the members of the Medford
Fire Department Drum and Bugle Corps.
The Masem family has sold their home
and are moving to Florida.
Michael Flattery, son of Dr. and
Mrs. John H.T. Flattery of Inwood Road,
Center Moriches, celebrated his sixth
birthday July 12 with a party at home. His
guests included his sisters, Maureen and
Kathleen, Michael and Timothy Finnegan,
Thomas Sinnickson, Thomas Murphy,
Noreen Dumont, Sharon Abrams, Jeffrey
Sunray, all of Center Moriches; Marianne
Stampfl of East Moriches, and Mary, Fran
and Sean Yeronick of Riverhead.

August 16

Wendy Eberhardt celebrated her seventh
birthday on Saturday with a lawn
party at her home on First Avenue. The
guests included Christine Barker, Linda
Tedesco, Dallas Ches, Valerie Zalewski,
Diane Franco, Jo Ann and Regina Hess,
Rosemarie and Robert Lomangino, Conrad
Minardi, all of Bayport, and Denise, Cathy
and Donna Davison of East Islip, Mrs. William
Davison of East Islip, Mrs. John Barker,
Mrs. Albert Hess, Mrs. Joseph Franco
and Mrs. Leo Lomangino, all of Bayport.
Mrs. Rodney Jayne, who is retiring this
month after more than 34 years service
with the New York Telephone Company,
was guest of honor at a luncheon held
last Thursday at The Shoreham. Guests
included Mrs. Charles Clifford, Mrs. Gunnar
Heinonen and Mrs. Floyd Schenk of
Bayport, Mrs. Sylvia Devew, Mrs. Thomas
McCullough, Mrs. Donald McLaughlin and
Miss Marguerite Senger of Blue Point, Mrs.
Edward Metz and Mrs. William Wright of
Oakdale, Mrs. Paul Heinrichs of Sayville.
To celebrate the 84th birthday of Mrs.
M.C. Van Popering on Saturday, open
house will be held at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Van Popering of 34 Tyler
Avenue from one to five o’clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hafemeister and
children of Rowland Avenue returned last
week after a week spent at Jamesport on
Peconic bay. Mrs. Hafemeister’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Douglas of Milwaukee,
Wisc., recently spent five days with Mr.
and Mrs. Hafemeister after a two-month visit to Greece.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Donahue of New
York celebrated their wedding anniversary
on Saturday by having dinner at the Lamplighter
in Sayville with Mr. and Mrs. Edwin
Klecan of Smithtown Avenue and Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Kienast and Mrs. Joseph Steigerwald of Sayville.
Jimmy Sio of North Massapequa slipped
into the water at the Atlantic Avenue
docks in Blue Point. Fortunately for Jimmy,
Glenn Koelbel, 11-years-old of 193
Bayview Avenue and his friend, Robert
Olswang, 13, of 39 Bayview Avenue, spotted
him floundering in the water. Without
hesitaion, the two boys reached over the
side of the bulkhead and pulled Jimmy to
safety. Glenn and Robert are members of
Boy Scout Troop 130.
Specialist Fourth Class Richard J. Durose,
28, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Durose
of Miller Street, Patchogue, is returning
home after 10 months of active duty at
Fort Devens, Mass. He graduated from
Patchogue High School and was employed
by the Brookhaven National Laboratory as
a research assistant prior to going on active duty.
A first birthday party in honor of Robert
Hugo Berntsson, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. Hugo
Berntsson of Laurel Street, Patchogue, was
given July 31. Among those present were
the following children: Nancy Joy Brodie,
Rose Marie Brodie, Beth Bullard, Jimmy
Carapezza, Ellen Debra Meany, George
Britt, Suzie Britt, Charles Moffet and Peggy
Turk, all of Patchogue; Henry G. and Mark
Ashby and Lori Blydenburgh, of Sayville;
Johnny Prudenti and Kenneth Thomas,
of Blue Point; Ivy Heitmann, of Oakdale;
Lori Prybyzerski, of Bellport; Debbie and
Carolyn Willis, of Medford Station; and
Michael Miller, of Commack.
Edward J. Nowicki Jr., of Gillette Avenue,
Patchogue, who turned in a 9-0 win-loss
record pitching for Seton Hall High School’s
championship 1962 baseball team, will
enter New York University next month on
an athletic scholarship and plans to study
in the field of accounting. Baseball is strong
in the Nowicki family; Ed’s brother, James,
is hustling at second base for the North
Patchogue Little League All-Stars.
Mrs. Tina Cehlar of Sinn Street,
Patchogue received one of the door awards
handed out by the Patchogue Electric
Light Company in connection with its free
“Gourmet Sweepstakes.” Mrs. Cehlar will
be PELCO’s guest for a French dinner for
two and dancing on the roof of the St. Regis
Hotel in New York City.

August 16 Cont.
Members of the Hearth Club enjoyed a
Mexican supper on Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Fuller’s lawn on Maple Street in Bellport
Saturday night. There were 35 present.
Host couples were the Fullers, Mr. and Mrs.
Wallace Budny, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hallock
and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Pendergast.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Dew of Patchogue
announce the engagement of their daughter
Linda Rosalie to Airman 2/c John Steven
Williford, son of Master Sergeant and Mrs.
John T. Williford of Rock Hill, S.C. Miss Dew
is a graduate of Patchogue high School,
class of ’59 and is employed at Brookhaven
Memorial Hospital in pediatrics.
Cpl. Charles Cheeseman, who is assigned
as a cook in a U.S. Army unit in Fort Greely,
Alaska, is scheduled to leave his post Aug.
18 to attend his brother Richard’s wedding
Sept. 2 in Mt. Carmel Hall in Patchogue.
Richard will wed Susan DeLeva of Norton
Street, Patchogue. Cpl. Cheeseman is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cheeseman of
Hammond Street, Patchogue.
Vacationing last week at Atlantic City, N.J.
were Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Pils of General
McLean Drive, Bellport, and Mr. and Mrs.
Matt Aviano of Patchogue.
Miss Karen Bohn is the proud owner of
a horse named “Freckles” which she just
purchased from Jeff Cox.
The Misses Janet and Jeanie Gardner are
spending the summer at their grandmother’s
cottage on Skaneateles Lake. Their brother
Jeffrey is taking a course at Cortland High
School and has been accepted at the State
University of New York at Cortland this fall.
John Osborne, son of Mr. and Mrs.
John L. Osborne of Mott Lane, and Ernest
Colsmann, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Colsmann of Chapel Avenue, are spending
this week at Camp DeWolfe at Wading River.
Mrs. Charles L. Osborne, librarian of the
Brookhaven Free Library, has announced
that a telephone has been installed at the
library and the number is ATlantic 6-1326.
A successful and enjoyable “Bad Taste”
dance, sponsored by the Blue Point Fire
Department Ladies’ Auxiliary, was held
Saturday night at “Reilly’s Restaurant.”
Prizes were awarded for the best costumes.
Mrs. Richard Barthelme was chairman of the affair.
Nancy Densing is spending this week
as a Girl Scout camper at Camp Edey in Bayport.

August 23
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Raab and Miss Mary
Dew returned to their homes last Friday
after spending the month of July touring
Ireland and England. On the return trip
aboard the Mauretania they met Mr. and
Mrs. Percy M. Proctor of Babylon, who
were returning home after an extended tour
of Europe and the British Isles. Mr. Proctor
was formerly principal of Patchogue High School.
Miss Barbara Ann Nichols, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Alvah N. Nichols of North Ocean
Avenue, Patchogue, was recently awarded
the French Government Fellowship for the
upcoming academic year. She will study
at the University of Paris, specializing in
foreign languages at the Sorbonne. Miss
Nichols is an honor student at Elmira
College. She will sail on the S.S. United
States Aug. 25 for Paris.
Private 1/c William C. Jenkins Jr. of
Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii, is
spending a 10-day vacation with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. William C. Jenkins Sr. of Rider
Avenue, Patchogue, during his 20-day leave.
He will be stationed in Hawaii for another
year in the U.S. Army, 33rd Transportation
Battalion of the 25th Tropical Lightning Division.
The 12th birthday of Peter Murray
was celebrated July 31 with a birthday
cake at the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Murray of Bourdois Avenue,
East Patchogue. This was followed by a
swimming party at the Patchogue Pool, to
which Mrs. Murray escorted Peter and his
guests, Raymond and Dennis Viola, Steven
Hayden, William Erickson, Joseph Leddy
and Randy Carpenter.
The Rosary Alter Society of St. Joseph
the Worker R.C. Church held a dinner and
theatre party Aug. 8. Twenty-eight members
dined at the Bellport Hotel and 31 members
attended the first night of “Music Man”
at the Gateway Theatre in Bellport. Mrs.
Bernadette Haynes was chairman.
The following friends helped Cathy
Collins of Bellport celebrate her fifth
birthday with a party at her home Tuesday
afternoon: Norman and Robert Kurass,
Karen and Cynthia Williams, Joann Maggio,
Cathy and Laura Lewis, Karen McCardle,
Susan Gorman, and Cathy’s brother Craig.
Friends of Jay Gould will be interested
to know that he and Mrs. Gould and their
daughter Karol have reached Portland,
Ore., where they will be teaching for the coming year.
A 1/c Peter W. Cox and his wife and
daughter, Tammy, are visiting his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. Ward Cox of Circuit Road,
Bellport, for two weeks. He has been
stationed at Panama City, Fla., and on Aug.
24 will go to Turkey for two years.
Andrew Sheppard, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Sheppard of Brookhaven, spent last
Thursday night in Brookhaven Memorial
Hospital and was treated for a fractured collarbone.
Meg Sylvester, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Sylvester of Old Stump Road,
Brookhaven, is spending this week at Camp Edey in Bayport.
Janice Filangeri, daughter of Mrs.
Frances Filangeri of Weeks Street, Blue
Point, celebrated her ninth birthday with a
party at Corey Beach Aug. 13. Jan’s guests
were Patty Allen of Patchogue, and Janice
Taylor, Patty Citarella, Suella Cooper,
Patty von Kaentzel, Toni Ann Mastrangelo,
Barbara Consentino, Pamela Werner, Patty
Clunan, Beverly Rosavitch and Maureen
McDowell, all of Blue Point.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Nally of Senix
Avenue, Center Moriches, announce the
engagement of their daughter, Barbara Sue,
to William Kober, son of Mrs. Genevieve
Kober and the late William Kober Sr., of East Moriches.
A big haul, a sunfish weighing more
than 200 pounds, was made last Thursday
off Moriches Lifeboat Station by a fishing
party made up of Richard Healy and Navy
Chaplain Vernon Berg, both of Mastic
Beach, and Gerard Riebe of Hicksville.
Assisting in the catch, made with a shark
rig and gaff, was 7-year-old Victor Berg.
Col. and Mrs. Edward J. Burke of South
Snedecor Avenue have as their guest until
Sept. 1 their son, Second Lt. Robert J. Burke
of the U.S. Air Force Base at Fort Benning,
Ga., where he has just finished his airborne
training. Lt. Burke will leave from California
on September 13 for service in Korea. Their
daughter, Mrs. Rene Liegeot and children,
Jana and Lisa of New Britain, Conn., arrived
at the Burke home on Tuesday to spend a week.
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Toye of Browns
River Road returned on Wednesday of last
week from Canada. They were accompanied
by their daughters, Mary Ellen and Cathy
Ann, and Miss Ellen Whelan, of Snedecor
Avenue. They flew to Montreal where they
joined a St. Lawrence Saguenay cruise for 10 days.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Douma of North
Haledon, N.J. were the honored guests on
Monday evening at a barbeque at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Klaassen of Division
Avenue, the occasion being a celebration
of their 47th wedding anniversary. Others
present were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Schaper, the Misses Sheryl, Sandra and
Charlene Schaper, Barry, Craig and Darlene
Klaassen and Mrs. J.D. Klaassen.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Eme of Locust Avenue
returned home on Friday after having
enjoyed a two-month tour of Europe. They
visited relatives and friends in Czechoslovakia,
Vienna and Frankfurt, Germany. They
also went to Denmark, England, Bermuda,
Nassau and on to Miami, Fla. In Miami
they remained for a week with Mrs. Emer’s
mother, Mrs. William Jirasek, before flying
home with their son Scott who had been
with his grandmother during his parents’ absence.
Bob Kubelle won the singles and shared
in the doubles championship of the fourth
annual Sayville invitation tennis tournament
over the weekend. Sayville players
dominated the concluding matches at the
Sayville High School courts. It was the first
time in the four-year history of this event
that all of the finalists were Sayville players.
August 30

Michael’s Camera Center, a
photographic outlet in Patchogue, is
moving to larger quarters next door in
order to “increase our services to steady
customers, as well as expand the store’s
stock,” says owner Michael Mucci. The
new shop at 26 East Main St. will measure
15 feet by 90 feet and be equipped with
complete darkroom facilities.
Miss Virginia Terry Teller and James
Russell Crippen, both of Patchogue,
were married Aug. 11 in the Patchogue
Methodist Church.
Miss Jean Murphy, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. John Murphy of Campbell
Street, Patchogue, is a counselor at
Camp Scatico in Elizaville. A guest at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Murphy is Miss
Linda Brown of Beacon, who is visiting
their daughter Paula.
At the third annual tournament of
the Medford Fire Department last week,
the Van Guard Hose Company of the
Patchogue Fire Department walked away
with top honors, taking first place in cart
ladder, first in efficiency, second in threeman
ladder, second in cart ladder, third
in cart hose and second in buckets.
Thomas C. Cario, son of Mrs. Frances
M. Cario of Shore Drive, Patchogue was
commissioned a second lieutenant in the
Army Reserve after completing his final
phase of training at the ROTC Summer
Camp at Fort Benning, Ga. Aug. 3. Lt.
Cario is a 1958 graduate of Patchogue
High School and a 1962 graduate of The
Citadel, Charleston, S.C.
Two Patchogue girls were among
the 726 students who received degrees
Aug. 18 during Boston University’s
summer commencement exercises. They
were Marjorie Anne O’Malley of Colony
Drive, a master of education from the
School of Education; and Frances E. Zak
of Monroe Avenue, a master of arts from
the graduate school.
The Patchogue Garden and Civic
Club has announced the winners of the
Yard of the Month awards for August:
North, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Zelenski
of 76 Vernon Street; East, Mr. and Mrs.
Milton Ernst of 141 Jayne Avenue; South,
Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Hendrikson of 228
Grove Avenue; West, Mr. and Mrs. James
Cicilia of 129 Central Avenue.
The eighth birthday of Frank Brandi
was celebrated Aug. 15 at a party given
by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Brandi
of Amsterdam Avenue, East Patchogue.
His guests were John Messina, James,
Anthony and Joseph Tarantino, Ellen
and Richard Whalley, Anthony Kelly,
his sister Kathy Brandi, and two of her
friends, Mary Tarantino and Michelle Kelly.
John Everitt, Nardi Suydam and Tres
McChesney raced their Jet 14s in the 1962
National Championship Regatta held at
the Sayville Yacht Club last Thursday,
Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Andrew M. Underhill is now
recuperating at his home following an
eight-week stay at St. Clare’s Hospital,
New York and Long Island College
Hospital, Brooklyn Heights.
Miss Peggy Richardson, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Richardson of
North Howells Point Road was given a
surprise bridal shower in the recreation
room of The People’s National Bank of
Patchogue by fellow members of the
bank’s bookkeeping department.
On Sunday Mr. and Mrs. W. Earl
Thompson celebrated their 16th wedding
anniversary with a barbecue supper at
their home on Country Club Road. Their
guests were Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Briggs
Jr. and daughter Karen of Brookhaven,
and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Perry and son
Frank Jr. of Country Club Road.
Dr. and Mrs. Leigh Bell and family
have moved from Country Club Road to
31 Station Rd. Dr. Bell’s office is located
in their new home.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Long of George
Court have bought a home on Eatondale
Avenue, Bayport, and expect to move
there with their family within the next
month. Mr. Long is principal of the
Hampton Avenue School.
Recent overnight guests of Mr. and
Mrs. James Vaughan of North Howells
Point Road were Mr. and Mrs. Bowman
and family of Middleport, who are former
Bellport residents.
Richard J. Sands, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Francis Sands of Division Street, Blue
Point, enlisted in the U.S. Army Aug. 8,
for a period of three years. He enlisted
through the local Army recruiting office,
Patchogue, choosing the U.S. Army
Airborne Branch, better known as the paratroopers.
Mrs. Margarita Wilken of Miami
Beach and Buenos Aires is spending a
few weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Shaw of Beachfern Road, Center
Moriches. Mrs. Wilken, who expects to
return to Buenos Aires after her stay, is
Mrs. Shaw’s sister.
William Rudek, son of Mr. and Mrs.
William Rudek of Floyd Road, is spending
a week with his parents. William is
stationed at the U.S. Naval Base in South Carolina.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Staugaitis, and
sons, Steven, Douglas and Gerry, of
Atlantic Avenue, returned home last
week following a three-weeks vacation at
their farm in Shannon, New Brunswick,
Canada. While at their farm they had as
guests for four days Mr. and Mrs. Jerome
Travers and children, Carolyn, Michael,
James and Edward of Pheasant Way.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Henry, their
daughter, Adrianne, and her fiancé, Paul
Richmond, held an impromptu celebration
Sunday night of Adrianne and Paul’s
engagement at their home with Mr. and
Mrs. James Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Meyer
Mandel, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Maiman, Mr.
and Mrs. James Veltre, and Mrs. Philip Biancuzzo.
For the brightest wash come to the
authorized Westinghouse Bayport Laundromat.
Third Avenue, just north of Montauk Highway.
Miss Marnos Barsamian, daughter of
Edward Barsamian of Gillette Avenue,
left last Wednesday to fly to Tripoli
where she will be an English teacher for
the second year of the children of Air
Force Personnel at the base.
A block party was held on Saturday
night on Stephen Road when the neighbors
held a cookout and party.
Patricia Lang, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
William Lang of Cherry Avenue, entertained
some of her friends at a luncheon
last Wednesday to celebrate her 13th
birthday. After lunch the guests went to
Patchogue to see a Walt Disney picture.
The invited guests were Peggy and Betty
Pettit, Kathy La Sasse, Debra Byrnes,
Marilyn Van Essendelft, and Mark and
Larry Lang. Adults at the luncheon were
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lang, Mrs. Oliver
Bishop and Mr. and Mrs. William Lang.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Smith of Handsome
Avenue celebrated their 25th wedding
anniversary Tuesday with a family
dinner and theatre party in New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Leland Sweezey of West
Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Sayville,
were honored recently by their children,
relatives and friends at a party to
celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary
at Captain Bill’s Anchorage in
Bay Shore. Honoring their parents were
Leland Sweezey Jr. of Freeport, Mrs.
Mae Bensch of West Palm Beach, William
Sweezey of Sayville, and Mrs. Clifford
Holmes of Bay Shore

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