October 4
The future secretaries in Mrs. Louise
Muller’s secretarial practice class at
Patchogue High School have just learned
how to make master copies, run the
fluid duplicator, cut stencils and run the
mimeograph. They have been assigned as
secretaries to the teachers to do any type
of secretarial work one day each week.
Dr. and Mrs. Philip Rein and daughter
Cindy have just returned to Patchogue and
are residing on Monroe Avenue. Dr. Rein
has recently separated from the Air Force,
where he held the rank of captain. He will
be associated with Drs. Dranitzke and
Lifschitz in Patchogue.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Snyder of
Augusburg, Germany are spending a few
months here with their sons-in-law and
daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Worrad
and Mr. and Mrs. William Burns, both of Patchogue.
Fourteen-year-old Cyrus Cerro of
Rider Avenue, Patchogue is so proud of the
27-pound watermelon he grew from seed
last spring, that he weighs it every morning
on the bathroom scale.
Miss Margaret Carr and Miss Thelma
Nicholson of Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
are spending a month with Miss Carr’s
cousin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Norman
Lechtrecker, of North Pine Lake Drive. Mrs.
Lechtrecker has not seen her cousin in 17
years. Miss Carr and Miss Nicholson will
visit many interesting places while they are
here, and have just returned from a trip to Washington, D.C.
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Poulos of Amity Street
have been spending their honeymoon at the
new Carleton Beach Hotel, Southampton Parish, Bermuda.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Deedy and children
Bobby and Susan, Mr. and Mrs. Michael
Shaber and Mrs. Amy Deedy attended the
fair in Danbury, Conn. Sunday.
Francesco Pugliese, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Pugliese of South Prospect
Avenue, is taking his basic training at
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, after
joining the Air Force Aug. 28. He graduated
this year from Patchogue High School and
was employed at the A & P store on East
Main Street, Patchogue, before entering
the service.
The winner of a Bell and Howell
movie camera during the opening of a new
and modern store of Michael’s Camera
Center, 26 East Main St., Patchogue was
Miss Lorraine Paixao of Swezey Street, Patchogue.
Mrs. Margarette Schenck of North
Howells Point Road resumed her duties
Monday as librarian at the Kreamer Street
School. She has been on leave of absence
since April as a result of a broken hip.
A family dinner party was given for
John H. Mehrman of Robinson Boulevard
Sunday in honor of his 70th birthday by
his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
John W. Mehrman of North Brewster Lane.
Twenty-two guests were present.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Feeney, Mr. and
Mrs. Calvin Demarest and Mr. and Mrs.
Wallace Brown attended the Army-Syracuse
football game at the Polo Grounds, New York City, Saturday.
Terry Perino celebrated his sixth
birthday with a party last Thursday
afternoon for the following friends: Nancy
Regalmuto, Steven Rant, Joan Regalmuto,
Alice Villano, Chris Bergskaug, Andy
Hudis, Gail Brown, Patty Ann Arthur,
Billy Higinbotham, Joyce Ann Berech, and
Terry’s brother Ricky. He is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Perino Jr. of North Howells Point Road.
One of Bellport’s well liked and highly
respected merchants, Harold Bohn, died
unexpectedly in his place of business, the
Bellport Stationery Shop on Main Street,
Sunday, at the age of 78. Known as “Cap’n
Harry” to his many friends, he owned and
operated the stationery shop for the past nine years.
Leonard Andors, DDS, of Beaver Dam
Road, Brookhaven, has a fish story for his
patients this week and, what’s best, he can
prove it. Dr. Andors, aboard his boat, The
SHALLO, hooked a 626-pound tuna off Pt.
Judith, R.I. last Wednesday afternoon. It
took him an hour and 22 minutes to land
the 9-foot monster. He used 130-pound test
line and a Twelve-O Finor reel, with bunker tail as bait.
Glenn Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs.
John Miller of Blue Point, was graduated
last Friday from the Great Lakes Naval
Training Center, where he completed his
basic training. After a 14-day furlough,
he will report to Washington, D.C. to the
Naval School of Music. After a six-month’s
course at the school, he will be placed in a Navy band.
George Lofsten was elected
commodore of the Forge River Boat Club
at a meeting held recently at the new
clubhouse on the Riviera.
A testimonial dinner and dance was
held Saturday at the Mastic firehouse in
honor of Angelo Tasso. Mr. Tasso was
honored for his many years of service in
the Mastic Fire District.
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Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Darrow of Bayport
Avenue celebrated their 41st wedding
anniversary on Wednesday night of last
week with the C.O.D.S. Club members
and their husbands for dinner at the
Elks Restaurant in Port Jefferson. This
was also in celebration of the 41st wedding
anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin
Smith, of Centereach and Mr. and Mrs.
Percy Overton of Lake Grove. Others who
attended were Mr. and Mrs. D. Foster
Overton of Lake Grove.
Vito Giallerenzo, a member of the general
staff of the Italian Embassy in New
Zealand, was here last week to visit Mr.
and Mrs. Benjamin Gugliotta of Middle
Road. He and Mr. Gugliotta are cousins.
Mr. Giallerenzo is on an around-the-world
tour for his government.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Warnken of Cypress
Lane celebrated the fourth birthday of
their son Robert on Monday afternoon
with a party at their home for the following
guests: Robin and Bradley Ringouse,
Diane and Richard Kempf, Michael and
Christopher Nassauer and Irene Caulkin
of Bayport and Ralph Towlen of Bellport.
Mr. and Mrs. James Slootmaker of
Cherry Avenue returned last week from
a trip to Canada. They spent several days
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Milmine of Tillsonburg, Ontario.
On Thursday, John Fusco, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Anthony Fusco of Broadway
Avenue, celebrated his 17th birthday
at a family dinner at the home of his
grandfather, Vincent Sanporiello of East
Northport, who was also celebrating his
birthday. On Saturday, Raymond Fusco
and Mr. Fusco were guests of honor at
another large family birthday party at the Fusco home.
Col. Bradford Shuman, son of Mrs. B.T.
Shuman of Candee Avenue is home from
Korea where he has been stationed for
the United Nations. After several weeks
leave, Col. Shuman will go to Alabama.
The English Springer Spaniel belonging
to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Klimpel of Karn
Drive took second place in his class at the
Suffolk County Dog Show at Greenlawn
Saturday, and third place in the Springer
sweepstakes. on Sunday he took second
place in his class at the Westbury Kennel
Association Show.

October 11
The Merchants Division of the Patchogue
Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring
a motorcade at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow
along Main Street to honor Patchogue
High School’s Red Raiders football team.
Coach Agostinello’s gridsters, captained
this year by Fred Davies, have a 1-1 winloss
record. They will play Central Islip
on Patchogue’s gridiron at 8 p.m. tomorrow.
Two Patchogue area students have
completed the indoctrination period
for the class of 1966, which entered the
State University of New York Maritime
College at Fort Schuyler Sept. 4. They
are: Cadet John W. Mattfield, son of Mr.
and Mrs. William D. Mattfield of Clinton
Avenue, and Cadet Robert J. Smith, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur B. Smith, of Pine
Neck Avenue. Cadet Mattfield is a 1962
graduate of Seton Hall High School. Cadet
Smith was graduated from Patchogue
High School in 1962.
The 11th birthday of Kathy Colichio
was celebrated at her home Oct. 2 at a
party given in her honor by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Colichio Jr. of East
Patchogue. Guests who enjoyed the buffet
supper and dance were Ellen Porto,
Margaret and Patty Stephani, Cynthia
Michels, Bonnie Parret, Douglas Kreamer,
Patricia and Michael Mingino, Felix
Letteri, Georgia Babiarz, Bernadette
Giordano, Edward Ihne and Edith Ventrice,
and the guest-of-honor’s brother,
Duke Colichio.
Jane O’Rourke of South Country Road,
Mildred Lanman of Hulse Street and Phyllis
Streit of Browns Lane are included in
a group art show at the Three Village Art
Shop, Setauket, through October.
A supper party followed by bowling at
the Patchogue Lanes last Thursday night
marked the ninth birthday of Joanne Waldron,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August
Waldron of North Brewster Lane. Prizes
for bowling were awarded to Gene Hassell,
Moira Rudden and Wendy Wayte.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Trotta and son,
Frank Jr., of Woodland Park Road
and Mr. and Mrs. George Cornwall of
Brookhaven attended the Danbury Fair Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Ballan have moved
from Munsell Road to a home at 22 Academy
Lane, which they bought from Dr.
Stuart Lippincott.
Robert Ficken, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Ficken of Circuit Road, celebrated
his ninth birthday with a movie party
Saturday afternoon with his friends,
Gregory Stock, Larry Weiss and Cathy Coleman.
The Faculty Club of the Kreamer Street
School will hold a covered dish supper
at the home of Donald Brinton, East Patchogue,
at 7:30 p.m. today.
Randy Wruck, 5, and Ernest Wruck, 9,
children of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wruck,
had a combined birthday party last week.
Each child had his own guests for a supper
party. The cake for Randy was in the
shape of a sunfish and the cake for her
brother was in the shape of a teddy bear.
After dinner, games were enjoyed by all the guests.
Miss Carol Brandes, daughter of Mrs.
Ella M. Brandes of Blue Point, and the
late Harry C. Brandes, was graduated
Sept. 27 from the Brooklyn Hospital
School of Nursing. Miss Brandes will be
employed at the Brooklyn Hospital in
Pediatrics. She is a graduate of Bayport High School.
Miss Judy Slater of Blue Point and Miss
Joanne Shoemaker of Center Moriches
left on Saturday to visit for a week with
friends in Toledo, Ohio.
It was decided at the monthly meeting
of the Blue Point Fire Department Oct. 1
to again hold a Halloween costume parade
Oct. 31 beginning at 7 p.m. at Park
Street and ending at the rear of the firehouse,
where awards will be presented
and refreshments served. Chief Dave
Johnstone is chairman of the affair, assisted
by Charles Clough, Richard Hambley
and Donald Kirouac. A committee
was also chosen for the annual ball. It
consists of Owen Healy, chairman, and
John Miller, John Schwerdel and Rupert Werner.
George Lenhard, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Anton Lenhard of Medford, who has been
spending two weeks with his parents,
left Friday for Memphis, Tenn., where he
is to be stationed as an aviation machinist
in the U.S. Air Force.
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Sunray of Center
Moriches celebrated their ninth wedding
anniversary last week.
Miss Irma Deeds, 16, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Edmund Deeds of Moriches,
won the Miss Shirley 1963 contest Saturday
night, sponsored by the Shirley Taxpayers Association.
Mr. and Mrs. Irvin S. Hawkins returned
Monday to their home on Puritan Road
after a month’s cruise in the Mediterranean
aboard the R.M.S. Caronia. During the
course of their trip they visited the Canary
Islands, Morocco, the Italian and French
Rivieras, Spain, Portugal, Majorca and the
Azores. While in Tangier, they were entertained
by Robert V. Pelletreau Jr., formerly
of Bellport and now serving as Vice Consul
with the American Embassy.
Mrs. Joseph Fernandez entertained Mrs.
Alfred Bunge, Mrs. Howard Persson, Mrs.
William Dunn, Mrs. William Caldwell and
Mrs. Barbara Ginch, of Oakdale, Mrs. Kay
Hemingway of Freeport, and Miss Virginia
Myrick of Wellesley, Mass., Tuesday morning
at her Idlehour Boulevard home.
Jesse Vanderborgh of Candee Avenue
retired on Oct. 5 after 40 years of employment
by the Pennsylvania Railroad as chief
rate clerk in the passenger department. Mr.
Vanderborgh received a 40-year pin from
Henry A. Weiss, vice president of the Long
Island Rail Road, and Harold Blair, office
manager, presented him with parting gifts
from various passenger departments at a
dinner in his honor held on Friday night.
Mrs. William Nocar Sr. of Locust Avenue
was honored on her 80th birthday on
Sunday at a party given at the home of
her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Matera of Karshick Street. Others
present were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Nocar
Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Nocar, Mr. and
Mrs. William Nocar Jr., and children, Miss
Helen and William, all of Bohemia.

October 18
Mrs. William H. Jenkins of Rider Avenue
was on the welcoming committee Wednesday
morning at the opening ceremonies of Gertz
Department Store in Bay Shore.
Miss M. Rita Crocitto, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Salvatore J. Salamone of South
Ocean Avenue, is enrolled as a freshman at
Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt. Miss
Crocitto is a graduate of Patchogue Senior High School.
Two busloads of about 100 people,
sponsored by the Patchogue Recreation
Department, spent last Thursday at Sterling
Forest, the beautiful garden and recreation
development on the Harriman estates near
Tuxedo. The trip was made via the new
Throgs Neck Bridge and the Tappanzee.
Edmund W. Tuton, principal of the
Patchogue Senior High School, has
announced that five of the school’s
seniors have been honored for their
high performance on the National Merit
Scholarship Qualifying test given last
spring. The commended students are: Ruth
Cohen, Lucie Tucker, William Harris, John
Schweers and Richard Tillinger.
Mr. and Mrs. Sebastian Fagone of Phyllis
Drive, Patchogue announce the engagement
of their daughter, Vicki, to John A. Ferraiuolo
of Brooklyn. Miss Fagone is a graduate of
Patchogue High School and is employed
at the New York Telephone Company in Patchogue.
Army Pfc John F. Merriam, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Willard E. Merriam of Bellport, recently
participated in FALLEX, a large-scale NATO
exercise in Germany. He entered the Army
in August 1961 and completed basic combat
training at Fort Dix, N.J. The 18-year-old
soldier attended Bellport High School.
Due to a recent fire, Jim’s barber shop
has moved to 13 Bellport Lane, next to the Bellport Hotel.
Pleasant weather and good camping all
added to the success of a weekend spent
at Hawk Mountain, Pa. by the following
bird enthusiasts: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Cooley, Keith McKenna, Dennis Puleston
and children Sally and Peter, Mr. and Mrs.
Nguyyen Hien and daughter, Carolyn
Marshall, Susan Baker, Bob Peterson and
Bob Stewart. They saw several golden
eagles. They were joined by former
Bellporters Mr. and Mrs. John Donohue and
daughter Mickie, of Connecticut.

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Budny and family
of Livingston Road drove to West Point
Saturday to attend the Army-Pennsylvania
State football game.
Raymond Zaharatos of Woodside Avenue
left last week by airplane for a business tour of Europe.
Dennis Glover of Center Moriches
received a loving cup trophy after his entry
of a duck took top honors in the Long
Island Advance’s fifth annual Pet Show, held
Sunday in Center Moriches. He was also
awarded a $25 savings account on behalf of
Security National Bank of Center Moriches.
Playing at the Patchogue Theatre this
week: “Requiem for a Heavyweight,”
starring Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason,
Mickey Rooney and Julie Harris. At the
Rialto Theatre: “Convicts 4,” starring Ben
Gazzara, Stuart Whitman, Ray Walston and Rod Steiger.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Divis, Mr. and Mrs.
Vincent Fleming, Mr. and Mrs. Seymour
Fink, of Bayport, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Hambley, Mr. and Mrs. William Keller, and
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kirouac of Blue Point,
spent a three-day weekend visiting the Gilmanton
Iron Works in New Hampshire and
touring the New England States.
Come one, come all, Saturday, Oct. 27,
to a Hallowe’en costume party, for fun for
all with free prizes and a buffet lunch at Al-
Marie’s, Montauk Highway, Bayport.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank X. Meyer of Sylvan
Avenue were honored Saturday evening
at a surprise party in celebration of their
35th wedding anniversary given by their
six children, Mrs. Robert DeSanto, Miss
Muriel Meyer, Mrs. Donald Rooney, Frank
Meyer, Joseph Meyer and Thomas Meyer.
About 70 relatives and friends attended the
celebration, among whom were the best
man, Thomas Fish of Lake Ronkonkoma,
and the maid of honor, Mrs. Joseph Porfert
of Bayport. On Sunday, their 16 grandchildren visited them.
Alden Zegel of Atlantic Avenue and William
Steenland of Sayville returned home
on Sunday after a drive of almost 10,000
miles through 22 states and Mexico. They
went to the World’s Fair in Seattle, Wash.,
visited with Mr. and Mrs. William Steenland,
formerly of West Sayville, in Anderson,
Calif. and with Mr. and Mrs. James
Steenland in Montgomery Creek, Calif.
Mr. and Mrs. Waler Maure of Roosevelt
Avenue entertained at a family dinner Monday
eveing in celebration of their daughter
Theresa’s 11th birthday when the guests
were her grandmother, Mrs. Ethel McBride
of Ridgewood and an uncle and aunt, Mr.
and Mrs. George Cunningham of Islip.
Seventy-five relatives and friends were
entertained Saturday evening at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Krepela of John
Street in honor of their son Airman 2/c
Allen Krepela. Airman Krepela is home on
a 30-day leave after having been stationed
in Japan for more than two years.

October 25

50 Years Ago
Miss Sharon Lang, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Wilson Lang of Laurel Street,
Patchogue, left Friday morning from
International Airport at Idlewild to spend
the weekend with her sister Linda at Elmira
College.
Recently announced was the engagement
of Miss Vicki Fagone of Phyllis Drive,
Patchogue, to John A. Ferraiuolo of
Brooklyn.
A Halloween masquerade dance,
sponsored by the Ladies’ Auxiliary of the
Hagerman Fire Department, will be held
Saturday at 9 p.m. Unmasking will be at 10
p.m. sharp. Refreshments will be served
by Mesdames Florence Colichio, Minnie
Diamond, Eleanor Manza, Cathy Jeffrey,
Mary Ann Greco, Ann Stephani, Margaret
Stephani and Shirley Rieviezzo, general
chairman.
Attorney and Mrs. Robert H. Pelletreau
left yesterday for Morocco to visit their son
Robert Jr., who is United States vice consul
with headquarters in Tangier.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hermus of North
Brewster Lane left Friday for a three-day
tour of the New England states.
Thirty couples attended the fall dance
given by the Hearth Club Friday at the
Christ Church parish house. Mr. and Mrs.
E. Floyd Hassell headed the affair, assisted
by Mr. and Mrs. John Ince, Mr. and Mrs.
George Coon and Mr. and Mrs. Harrison
Weber.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarke Williams of South
Country Road and Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Dunbar of Otis Lane spent last week in
West Virginia, where Mr. Williams and Mr.
Dunbar attended a meeting at the Radio
Astronomy Laboratory in Green Bands.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Capersino moved last
week to an apartment at 146 Main Street,
Bellport. Mrs. Capersino is the former Miss
Pamela Light of General McLean Drive.
Mrs. Robert E. Webber and Mrs. Thomas
Sheppard, both of Brookhaven, and Mrs.
Grant Haviland of Bellport attended
the leaders’ training course in Care and
Attractive Use of Houseplants in Babylon
for the Brookhaven Home Extension
Service.
Airman Basic James Johnson, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert B. Tanney of Blue Point,
is being reassigned to Keesler Air Force
Base, Miss., for technical training as a
United States Air Force radio and radar
maintenance specialist.
Judith Alver, Carol Janssen, JoAnn
Mistler and Barbara Thomas, former
members of the Intermediate Girl Scout
Troop of Medford, have transferred to
Troop 1 of North Patchogue.
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Howell of Terry
Court, Center Moriches celebrated their
19th wedding anniversary last Saturday.
Openhouse was held at the home of the
Rev. and Mrs. Charles Cozadd of Beachfern
Road, at 2 p.m. Sunday. Members of the
congregation and close friends attended.
Mrs. W. Eugene Johnson poured punch.
Mrs. Ralph Lukert, Mrs. Arthur E. Schoener
Jr., Mrs. Alfred Hofl er and Miss Nancy
Schoener helped serve the refreshments.
Mrs. John Ferguson and Davis Poole
provided fl owers from their garden for the
occasion.
Former Suffolk County Police Lt. Lester
Wiggins of Lake Avenue, Center Moriches
retired Aug. 1 after a 30-year police career
and is looking forward to many days on his
34-foot cabin cruiser, Mary-Jo.
Last week, the Senior Patrol of Boy
Scout Troop 121 of Mastic Beach went on
an outing to the Patchogue Bowling Alley.
Mr. Francis accompanied the boys and
Dennis Lasko, assistant scoutmaster, was
advisor. The following boys attended: Star
Scout Raymond Staiger, Life Scout Mike
Francis, Star Scout William Foster and Life
Scout Larry Schulz. Last Friday night, Larry
Kruger passed his tenderfoot test and is
now a member of Troop 121.
Playing at the Patchogue Theatre this
week: “The Manchurian Candidate,”
starring Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey
and Janet Leigh. At the Rialto Theatre: Elvis
Presley as “Kid Galahad.” At the Shirley
Drive-In: “The Miracle Worker,” starring
Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke.
Specials this week at Bohack: Fresh
killed fowl, 29 cents a pound; Cortland
apples, 5 pound bag for 39 cents; Heinz
tomato soup, 9 cents a can; extra large loaf
white bread, 29 cents.
Mr. and Mrs. William Barthelme of
Fairview Avenue entertained on Saturday
afternoon at a clown party for the fourth
birthday of their son, William. The guests
were Ann Marie, Cathy and Jacqueline
Meyer, Lloyd Remme, Linda Upron, all of
Bayport, Susan Roecklein of Blue Point,
and Donna and Drew McLachlan of Bohemia,
as well as William’s grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. Herbert Barthelme of Bayport,
and Mr. and Mrs. Andre McLachlan of Blue
Point, and his brother, Keith.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hunt and their daughter
Joan, newcomers to Pueblo Court from
Bayside, entertained at a family dinner
party Thursday evening in celebration of
the birthday of Mrs. Dorothy Hunt, Mr.
Hunt’s mother. Their other guests were his
sisters and brothers Mrs. Warren Coburn,
Miss Ann and Daniel, William, Charles and
Timothy Hunt.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Callahan of Puritan
Avenue entertained a large group of
friends for cocktails Saturday evening
before the Sayville Yacht Club Change of
Watch dance.
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Mazzei and children
Michele and Tim of Bayview Avenue
left last Friday morning to spend the weekend
in Washington, D.C. Miss Susan Schwerdel
of Bowne Avenue went also as Miss
Mazzei’s guest. They toured Washington
and Part of Virginia and visited Gettysburg,
before returning home Sunday night.
About 200 people enjoyed the annual
smorgasbord given by St. Luke’s Episcopal
Church women at the church on Sunday.
Mrs. Joseph Balsanek and Mrs. Stanley
Albrecht were co-chairmen of the affair.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McManus of Holly
Drive, Sayville have announced the engagement
of their daughter, Miss Sheila Ann
and Joseph Peter Kaan, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Peter Kaan of Seville Boulevard, Sayville.

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