The following members of the Hi-Lo bridge
club attended a matinee performance of the
Broadway musical, “A Funny Thing Hap-
pened on the Way to the Forum,” Saturday:
Mesdames Richard Chant and Charles King
of Sayville; Mrs. John Gorman of Patchogue;
Mrs. Robert Grant of East Patchogue; and
Mrs. Robert Mahoney and Mrs. Eugene Col-
lins of Bellport.
The newly erected statue of Blessed
Elizabeth Seton will be dedicated at Seton
Hall High School tomorrow. The statue was
donated by the classes of 1963, 1964, 1965
and 1966 as a tribute to the memory of the
remarkable woman who founded the Con-
gregation of the Sisters of Charity, who teach
at the local school. Members of the class of
1963 who were present for a photo with the
statue are: Jane Lyon, Michael Cox, Virginia
King, Dorothy Callahan and Warren Brady.
Over 100 anglers were literally fishing
for awards Saturday in the first annual
Trout Fishing Contest, which was held at
Patchogue’s West Lake. The winners were:
Thomas Glover, biggest fish in unlicensed
division; James McDowell, most fish in unli-
censed division; Joseph Arabia, most fish in
licensed division; and William Arabia, big-
gest fish in licensed division. Village trustee
Roy Krieger acted as judge and rods and
reels were awarded to the winners by the
Patchogue Sport mart and the Patchogue
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Stauffer of Patchogue
celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary
Sunday with a dinner party given by their
children, George Stauffer of East Patchogue,
Harold Stauffer of Patchogue, Mrs. Albert
Holtz of Bellport, Alvin Stauffer Jr. of
Philadelphia and Mrs. Roy Wanamaker of
Patchogue. Mr. Stauffer is a local piano mer-
chant in Patchogue. He is known as Alvin
“Glow-worm” Stauffer. The Stauffer Piano
Company has been in business in Patchogue
for the past 22 years and Mr. Stauffer’s son
George is associated with him in the business.
Mrs. Alice Thompson of East Patchogue
announces the engagement of her daughter,
Miss Barbara Ann Thompson, to Dominic
Capobianco, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mario
Capobianco of Brookhaven. Miss Thompson
is a graduate of Bellport High School, class
of ’61 and is employed by the New York
Telephone Company. Mr. Capobianco is also
a graduate of Bellport High School, class of
1956 and is employed by Grumman Aircraft
Off for a visit recently to Mystic Seaport
in Connecticut were Girl Scouts of Troops
4 and 53, including Elizabeth McCafferty,
Michele Siegel, Cathy Clark, Susan Gierer,
Diane Uttley and Laurie Gierer.
Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs.
Franklyn Carle Sr., of Bellport, that their
son Franklyn Jr. played in a parade with the
Flight B63-6 Band at the Strawberry Festi-
val in Poteet, Texas. About 23,000 people
attended the festival, which was televised.
A/B Franklyn Carle Jr., who played the trom-
bone in Bellport High School, is stationed at
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
The Trout Fishing Contest held Saturday
at West Lake had a Blue Point boy as one
of the winners. James McDowell of Main
Street was given a fishing pole for his catch
of 10 fish.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Vernon and children,
Margaret and Joseph, of Blue Point attended
the national convention of the Children of
the American Revolution in Washington,
D.C. Margaret was a senior page and Joseph
was a member of the chorus.
Last Saturday night a record hop was
held at the Medford Democratic clubhouse,
Medford, for about 100 teenagers. The dance
was organized by Charles Hamm. Several
parents, including Mrs. Nick Lambert, Mrs.
M. Maletta, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gurney and
Mrs. Ralph Hart, chaperoned the party.
Mrs. Laurence Penny of Chichester Ave-
nue had a birthday party at her home after
school for her 7-year-old twins Joanne and
Jean. The guests were Cathy Bergmann,
Bill Penny, Holly Field, Tom Littieri, Bob
Kern, Martin Robinson, Jeffrey Nooger, Bry-
an Laube and Dianne Brown, all of Center Moriches.
Center Moriches Elementary School cel-
ebrated Arbor Day Friday. The children
planted trees on the school grounds along
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Horbert of Cedar
Street celebrated their 17th wedding anni-
versary Saturday. They had dinner at the
Seven members of the William Floyd High
School Homemaking Club accompanied by
Miss Sue Day, head of the home economics
department, were guests on Gary Moore’s
CBS television show, “I’ve Got a Secret,”
April 22. Their secret was that they cooked
a gourmet dinner for the panelists. Those
students participating and the dishes they
prepared included: Joe Provenzano, shrimp
scampi; Frank Valenti, lasagna; Anthony
DiMeglio, sole mornay; Tom Walkman, spin-
ach in velote sauce with tart shell; George
Petersen, duch catones aux annanas; Mike
Carallo, French cherry pie; and Frank Viscio,
wheat pilaf. Each of the panelists sampled
the gourmet dinners.
P.S. The boys stumped the panelists.
A $26,000,000 erosion control program,
calling for extensive hydraulic-fill projects
along storm-battered Fire Island was
proposed here Tuesday night by the Army
Corps of Engineers. Prior to the hearing,
the program received the blessing of Long
Island State Park Commissioner Robert
Moses. The “master pan” advanced by
the Army Engineers calls for dredges to
pump hydraulic fill from the bays to bol-
ster the dune line at various points along
the barrier beach. Mr. Moses described it
as “the only sensible course to pursue.”
He describes it as a “major attack on an
island-wide basis” and added that “nothing
short of this is worth attempting.”
Tomorrow the curtain rises on opening
night of “Guys and Dolls,” latest produc-
tion of the Sayville Musical Workshop. The
musical comedy will be presented at the
Sayville High School Auditorium. The box
office is located at 48 Railroad Avenue, Sayville.
Mrs. Ivor Conklin of Middle Road has
accepted the chairmanship of the Salvation
Army house-to-house canvass. This is
the first year that the Salvation Army has
had a house-to-house financial drive, but
Mrs. Conklin reports she has 42 Bayporters
who will hep her with this project which
starts on May 5.
Last Wednesday night the Hook and Lad-
der Company of the Bayport Fire depart-
ment held its election of officers for the
coming year at a meeting at the firehouse.
The slate of officers presented was: Cap-
tain, Harvey Rhodes; Lieutenant, Henry
Knoepffler; Lieutenant, Richard Bernhard;
Secretary-treasurer, John Corkery.
Joseph C. Jahn, editor of the Suffolk
County News, recently served as judge of
editorial entries in the annual contests of
the Pennsylvania Press Association and
has been asked to judge outstanding col-
umns submitted in the annual Oklahoma
Press Association competition.
Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Davila, of Bogota,
Colombia, arrived yesterday by ship to
spend about a month in New York. Mrs.
Davila is the former Miss Edna Lewis and
made her home in Sayville until her marriage.
Mrs. Jerry Doubrava, of Karshick
Street, entertained at a kaffee klatsch on
Wednesday. Mrs. Frank Romann, Mrs. Bar-
ney Christophersen, Mrs. Henry Roses,
Mrs. Richard Wilson, Mrs. Joseph Zehe,
Mrs. Clarence Sharp, and Mrs. Lawrence
Patricia Cowan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Stewart Cowan, entertained at a barbecue
supper on Saturday evening at her home
on Tyler Avenue in celebration of her 15th
birthday. Her guests were Sandra Case,
Paula Smith, Susan Kluska, Karen Kenny,
Frank Miller, David Leigh-Manuell, Warren
Boogertman and George Speeds.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schutte are now
occupying the bungalow owned by Mari-
nus Veryzer on Fourth Street.
Michael Kerrigan, son of Mrs. Estelle
L. Steidensticker of Patchogue, has
been named to the Dean’s List of the
Engineering School at Pratt Institute.
Miss Lucy Palermo, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. P. Palermo of Baker Street,
has been elected to the office of Inter-
Fraternity Council representative from
Theta Epsilon Sorority at the Univer-
sity of Bridgeport. Miss Palermo is a
junior majoring in elementary education.
Something new has been added to community
theatre on Long Island. Would-be patrons
for the final two performances of Guys and Dolls,
the current Sayville Musical Workshop
production, have offered up to $10 a seat
for tickets to what is obviously the most
successful venture of the local organization.
A 1958 Cadillac Ambulance has been
ordered by the Community Ambulance
Company and is scheduled to arrive here
next week to replace the vehicle which has
completed nearly 2,100 calls since it was
put into service seven and a half years ago.
On Monday afternoon, Deborah Rohm,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Rohm, of
Academy Street, celebrated her fourth birth-
day at her home with a party. Decorations
consisted of candy baskets, pink and white
streamers and a large birthday cake. Her
guests were Patti and Donald Hillenbrand,
Cathy McMann, Peter Knoepffler, Steven
Beckel, Robert Ericson, all of Bayport, and
Keith and Garry Gedman, of Sayville.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert McGuiness and chil-
dren, Richard, Gary and Sharon, of Bay-
port Avenue, attended the 65th birthday and
retirement party on Saturday of Mr. McGui-
ness’ father, John McGuiness.
The candidates who have been nomi-
nated for king and queen of the junior prom
of Bayport High School on May 24 are as
follows: for the queen, the misses Insley
Litter, Janet Shene, Carol Otis, Mary Lou
Meyer and Patricia Zinkowski; for king,
Jack Skelly, Jerry Bouguignon, Fred Balling,
Stewart Hawkins and Robert Hibbard.
Color slides of scenes in East Africa
were shown before a large audience in St.
Lawrence auditorium last Thursday night
by the Rev. Joseph Kelly of Sayville. Kelly,
a Holy Ghost mission priest, was to leave
yesterday on a return trip to his mission
post. He was guest of honor at a farewell
party which followed the slide presentation.
refreshments were provided by Court St.
Rita, Catholic Daughters of America.
Mrs. Reed Seal, of Idle Hour, returned on
Sunday from a weeklong trip to the Cleve-
land, Ohio area, where she was a guest
at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
H.G. Stadtler, of Rocky River. During her
stay, Mrs. Seal visited many old friends and
relatives in and about the city. The trip, both
ways, was made by plane.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cervenka of Idle
hour drove to New York Friday where they
met Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stein, of Los Angeles,
who were weekend guests at the Cervenka Home.
Mrs. Romans Puritis of Montauk High-
way flew to New Orleans last week where
she spent the weekend with her husband,
who was in port there for a short time.
Marsha Koronkiewicz, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Koronkiewicz
of Harris Street, celebrated her 11th
birthday Sunday at a party held at her
home. Guests were Candy Bell, Valerie
Kellers, Karen Matta, Glori-Ann Smith,
Marilyn Pallas, Michele Shaber and
Mr. and Mrs. Benedict Vitale were
recently married in St. Francis de Sales
R.C. Church, Patchogue, by the Rev.
John J. Traynor. Mrs. Vitale is the
former Miss Marie Ann Taranto of Patchogue.
The directors of Camp Read this
week announced the appointment of
Donald P. Campbell as the managing
director of the camp. Mr. Campbell
was formerly camp director of the
YMCA Day camp for the past several
years. He is well known in the area
for his leadership and participation
in various community recreation programs.
The directors also announced the appointment
of Philip Minaudo as assistant director
in charge of water safety instruction.
An afternoon party was given for
Jill Ibers last Thursday in celebration
of her 4th birthday by her parents, Dr.
and Mrs. James Ibers of South How-
ells Point Road. Those attending were
Trissie Holland, Vicky Rauch, Tanney
Roe, Kathryn Kusa, Susie Spinrad, Ann
Remsberg and Richard Groh.
Two Bellport couples, Mr. and Mrs.
W. Alvord Finn of South Country Road
and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pendergast of
Maple Street, attended Father’s Week-
end at Mount Holyoke College over
the weekend. Miss Barbara Finn is a
sophomore and Miss Maryann Pender-
gast is in her freshman year.
Airman 1/c Thomas Marrion, sta-
tioned at Otis Air Force Base in Mas-
sachusetts, is home for the month of
May visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Marrion, and is now stationed
in Panama for two years in the Army
Security agency, after completing special
schooling at Fort Devens, Mass.
The Fireplace Literary Club met May
1 at the Brookhaven Library, with
its president, Mrs. Charles A. Axtmann,
presiding. The names of three
new members were announced by
the membership committee: Mrs. J.
Edward Buck of Bellport; and Mrs.
Hugh Brown and Mrs. Robert D. Weeks
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ellis of Olympic
Avenue, Medford left on the liner
Queen Elizabeth Wednesday for a six-
week vacation in England. While they
are away, Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Warner
will occupy their home.
Tommy Henderson, Mike Hawkins
and William Mulcahy were recently
presented with trophies for the midget
basketball awards. An interesting pro-
gram was held with Tommy Holmes,
former baseball player, as speaker.
A good catch was made Friday at
Smith’s Point County Park on Great
South Beach by Bill McDonnell of Lake
Ronkonkoma. Mr. McDonnell, who
was surfcasting in the ocean, caught
10 striped bass during the day. Of the
total catch, four of the fish weighed in
at over 10 pounds each.
An unexpected surprise at the Gaeta-
Sigismonti wedding April 28 was
a long-distance telephone call from
James Sigismonti, who is stationed
in the U.S. Navy at Naples, Italy. 3/
c Radarman Sigismonti, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Sigismonti of Floyd
Road, is a brother of Francis Thomas
Sigismonti, who married the former
Miss Angela Gaeta of Shirley.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Benedict and
Miss Marilyn Cejka attended a “kick
off” dinner and rally at the Patchogue
Hotel Tuesday evening for chairmen of
the annual Episcopal Charities Appeal
which is being conducted throughout
the Diocese of Long Island. They heard
an address by the Ven. Canon Charles W.
MacLean, Diocesan Administrator, and
saw colored slides of “The Church at
Work.” St. Luke’s Vicar, the Rev. W. Scott
Bennett was present for a portion of the program.
Prizewinners at the recent Pan-American
Centennial Dance sponsored by the
Joseph Kovarik Post, American Legion,
included Mill Brandt of the Lake Ronkonkoma
Cotton Shop who was awarded a
clock radio; Mrs. B. Micca, of the Bronx, a
basket of groceries, and Fred Waldbauer,
of Blue Point, Mrs. Winnie Meier, of Bohemia,
Kepp Verbeke of Oakdale, and Mrs.
Adele Roberts, of Blue Point.
Jeanmarie Adamec, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. William Adamec of Washington Avenue,
entertained at a party on Saturday,
April 19, in celebration of her fifth birth-
day. Her guests were Patricia Costello,
Marian Sheppherd, Wendy Van Hulsentop,
Babette Ports, Donald and Bobby Treschl
and Jack Walsh.
Miss Gloria Ombrella will be a guest of
Miss Frances Mortensen of West Sayville
on Friday and Saturday.
Mrs. Harold Coupe of Fairview Avenue
had as guests for the weekend her broth-
er-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Waters, from Cambridge, Mass.
As part of the fifth grade study of the
“Bee Community,” George Raynor demon-
strated one of his beehives to three fifth
grades on Tuesday. Mr. Raynor raises bees
as a hobby and this was a fine opportunity
for the students to see a hive and under-
stand the intricate functioning of the bee.
Mr. Raynor is the music director of the
high school and also teaches instrumental
music in the elementary school.
Mr. and Mrs. George J. Brooks entertained
at an open house all day on Tuesday
at their home on Gillette Avenue.
A reception for 40 guests was given on
Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. and
Mrs Peter Romonoyski of Norgate Drive,
after the christening of their infant son,
Peter Allen. The godparents were Mrs.
Eileen Wilkinson of Holbrook and Henry
Skee of Sayville.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Meves and their
daughter, Lorraine, of Willett Avenue, visited
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hyland, formerly
of Orchard Farms, Bayport, at their home
at Round Top in the Catskill Mountains
over the weekend.
Playing at the Patchogue Theatre this
week: “The Ugly American,” starring
Marlon Brando; at the Rialto Theatre:
“The Yellow Canary,” with Pat Boone
and Barbara Eden; at the Shirley Drive-
In: Rod Taylor and Suzanne Pleshette
in Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds.”
A great friendship has developed
between George, a 7 1/2-foot-long
Indigo snake, and his buddy, Bruce
Sheridan, a fifth-grader at Bay Avenue
School, Patchogue. George, who is
quite harmless, was given to Bruce as
a Christmas present by his dad, who
purchased it in a Florida pet shop.
Whenever Bruce lets him out of his
cage, George is inclined to cuddle up
with just about anyone. He even likes
to watch cowboy movies on television
with the rest of the family.
Airman 2/c and Mrs. Donald Pipe
of Clovis, N.M. are the parents of a son,
Donald William, born May 6 at the Air
Force Base hospital. Airman Pipe is
stationed at Cannon Air Force Base.
Mrs. Pipe is the former Miss Patricia
Ryan of Patchogue. Airman Pipe is also
Richard Zaikowski, a senior at
Patchogue High School representing
the physical education classes, won
first place in Operation Fitness -
Suffolk County. He took first place
in competition against 15 other high
schools. His awards will include a trip
to West Point Military Academy, where
he will receive a certificate and medal
at a special awards luncheon.
Young ladies, 16 to 21 years old
living in the Hagerman Fire District and
wishing to enter the Miss Hagerman
contest, please contact Mrs. Muriel
Gallagher. The presentation of Miss
Hagerman will take place at the annual
dance of the Hagerman Civic and
Taxpayers Association June 8 in the
About 90 persons attended the
card party held recently by the Ladies
Auxiliary of the VFW, South Bay
Post 8300 in the VFW Hall on Dunton
Avenue. Mrs. Jay Patanjo was awarded
a redwood picnic set. Mesdames June
Tiffany, Katherine Parrett and Marie
Tursi were chairmen.
In observance of Arbor Day,
the Rotary Club of Bellport planted
trees in Bellport, East Patchogue and
Brookhaven April 20. Two Norway
maples were planted in front of the
Bellport Post Office, four Japanese
black pines in Brookhaven, and a fir
tree in front of the VFW hall in East
Patchogue. The men dug them at the
nursery, transported them and planted
them. Those members were: Harlan
Carlson, John Strickland, Thomas
Feeney, Sal Dinaro and Ira Rogers.
Outstanding scholar awards were
presented at a Bellport High School
assembly last Thursday: Marguerita
Zerillo, art; Shirley Deliva, business;
Jeffrey Coon, foreign language; Shirley
Carle, homemaking; George Carleton,
industrial arts; William Chamberlain,
mathematics; Peter Delmonte, English,
social studies and science.
John Everitt, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Theodore T. Everitt of South Howells
Point Road, has been initiated into
the Psi Upsilon Fraternity at Wesleyan
College, Middletown, Conn. His father,
who was a member of the same
fraternity, attended the initiation dinner
at the fraternity house. John is vice
commodore of the Wesleyan Sailing
Club this year.
Adele Purves, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. William Purves of Brookhaven,
was a contestant in the horse show
held at Equitation Lodge Sunday. Adele
and her black gelding, Velvet, entered
two meets on horsemanship and won a
ribbon in each event.
Five Scouts represented Troop 49
of Blue Point at District Field Day
Saturday at Camp Wildness, Yaphank.
Edward Rosavitch won the string-
burning contest and placed second
in the wood-chopping event. James
Mulligan took first place in the pot
cleaning. Second places were also won
by Harold Mills in fire by flint and steel
and Douglas Bumstead in the ho-bo
Airman Jack Betts was home for the
past weekend to spend Mother’s Day
with his grandmother, Mrs. Theodore
Betts of Ohio Avenue, Medford.
The Medford Republican Club held
its annual spring card party at the
Brau Haus last Friday night with a fine
attendance. John Bull was in charge
of the affair. Several special awards
were made as follows: Patti McGowan,
a radio; Mrs. Helen Natale, a money
tree; and Mrs. David Haynes, a basket
Among those attending the Mastic
Beach Yacht Club’s dinner dance
honoring the Ladies Auxiliary from the
Shirley area were Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph
Beler, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Plastino and
grandson Frank, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Quaglino and Mr. and Mrs. Rudolf
Schulz, all of Shirley.
This week’s specials at your local
A&P supermarket: Ribs of beef, 55
cents pound; Eight o’clock coffee, 49
cents 1-pound bag; blueberry pie, 59
cents; large eggs, 1-dozen cartons, 2
for 79 cents; fresh milk, 1/2 gallon 49
Ira D . Overton of Oak Street is celebrating
his 88th birthday today.
Mrs. Gorge Schordine was installed as
president of the River Avenue Parent-Teacher
Association at its last meeting of the season May 16.
Mrs. Joyce Giannotti was installed as president
of the Barton Avenue Parent-Teacher
Association M ay 15. After the installation
of officers, which took place in the school
cafeteria, she was congratulated by Principal
John J. Augustine.
Fire of undetermined origin May 16 burned
about 10 square feet of a backdrop curtain
and charred some scene sets on the stage of
the auditorium at Patchogue High School.
Principal Edmund W. Tuton commended
the ªefficientº handling of the situation after
the fire was discovered about 11:50 a.m.
by a student, George Loizides, who had
glanced through the back-stage doors from
the corridor, saw a flickering light and told
W. Burghardt Turner, a teacher. Mr. Turner
sent Loizides to turn in the alarm at the
firebox down the corridor. Mr. Turner, along
with teacher Cal Sakakeeny and students
Phil Graniello and Leonard Marsh, used fire
extinguishers to put out the blaze before the
arrival of the North Patchogue Fire Department.
M r. and Mrs. Robert E . N ash of Patchogue
have announced the engagement of their
daughter, Miss Anna Marie Nash, to William
Felice, son of M r. and Mrs. Louis F . Felice
of Patchogue. To celebrate the engagement,
a party was given by M r. and Mrs. Nash at
the home of M r. and Mrs. Felice M ay 4, for
A/3c and Mrs. David P. Brennan of Bellport
announce the birth of their first child, a
daughter, Lisa Lynn, at Brookhaven Memorial
Hospital M ay 7.
The class of 1963 of Bellport High School
enjoyed the senior banquet Saturday night at
the Hampton Avenue School, sponsored by
the Junior-Senior High School P T A. Mrs. Roy
Deems was chairman of the affair. The students
enjoyed a roast beef dinner prepared
by the Hampton Avenue kitchen staff. Peter
Delmonte, president of the senior class, said
grace. The music was provided by the follow-
ing high school students: Michael DiSibio,
Russell Carpenter, Walter Semiken and Larry
The Wednesday Night Sew Club met at
the home of Mrs. Richard Krasensky of Blue
Point May 15. The hostess for the evening
was Mrs. Walter Harton. Those present were
Mesdames Harold Leach, James Boucher,
Walter Sheehan, Hans Henke and Al Morge.
Airman Basic Michael Cozzolino, son of
M r. and Mrs. Joseph Cozzolino of Shirley,
is being reassigned to Amarillo AF B , Texas
for technical training as a United States Air
Force administrative specialist. Airman Cozzolino,
who enlisted in the Air Force a short
time ago, has completed his initial basic
military training at Lackland AF B , Texas. He
attended William Floyd High School.
William Sinclair Jr., son of M r. and Mrs.
William Sinclair of C enter Moriches, will be
entering Pratt College in September to study
The anniversary committee of the Center
Moriches Fire Department's 75th year celebration
includes Daniel Brown, chairman;
Cyril Davis; Howard Johnson and Frank Holzman.
Brown is the oldest fireman on Long
Island and is a charter member of the Center
Moriches department. He helped to form the
department in 1888.
Mr. and Mrs. Otto C. Prellwitz Jr., of Idle
Hour, have replaced their `Miss Linda,’ veteran
of many a deep sea fishing jaunt, with
a new and beautiful cruiser, `Miss Linda II,’
which is presently gracing the Connetquot
in readiness for this year’s off-shore feats.
Mr. Prellwitz will be remembered by many
as the proficient angler who landed the
glamorous 150-pound turtle named Eloise
who created such a stir on the Oakdale
social scene a year or so ago.
Miss Barbara Van Essendelft, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Martinus Van Essendelft,
celebrated her 16th birthday on Friday
when she entertained at a pajama party
at her home on Tyler Avenue. Her guests
were Sharon Style, Joyce Seerveld, Dorothy
Paauwe and Anita Slager.
Roseane Van Wyen, six-year-old daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. John Van Wyen, took
third place in the Saks Fifth Avenue Twirling
Competition which was held on Saturday
at the Bar Harbor Shopping Center in
Massapequa. Also Roseanne placed fourth
in the six-year-old trio contest.
Islip Township’s dog wardens were summoned
to the Town Hall yesterday and given
final instructions on the enforcement
of the dog ordinance which went into
effect this morning. Supervisor Thomas
J. Harwood indicated earlier in the week
that they would be expected to carry out
strict enforcement of the law which bars
unmuzzled dogs from running at large.
Ernest N . Munkelwitz, of West Road, was
pleasantly surprised on Saturday evening
when a number of his friends stopped in
to help him celebrate his birthday. Among
those present were Mrs. Munkelwitz, who
arranged the surprise party, Mr. and Mrs.
Mort Branagan, Mr. and Mrs. William But-
ler, and Mr. and Mrs. R ichard Busch of
Bayport; Mr. and Mrs. George Rhodes of
Oakdale, and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Daniels
of East Islip. On Monday evening, Mr. and
Mrs. Munkelwitz entertained Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest A. Munkelwitz, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Kreye and Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Crispo, of Sayville.
A surprise stork shower was given for
Mrs. Albert Stokes, of Oakdale Lawns.
Mrs. Louis Valdekos, also of Oakdale
lawns, was the hostess, while the guests
were Miss Florence Coburn, Mrs. Arthur
Silvestrone, Mrs. William Wannermeyer,
Mrs. Aloysius Ziegler, Mrs. George Landin,
and Mrs. N elson Raymond, all of Oakdale.
The baby boy born to Mr. and Mrs. William
P. Shea of Idle hour on Friday evening
has been named Robert Edward. He is the
Shea’s seventh child, being preceded by
four sisters and two brothers.
Playing at the Patchogue Theatre this
week: ªIsland of Love,º starring Robert Preston
and Tony Randall; at the Rialto Theatre:
ªCool of the D ay,º with Jane Fonda and Peter
Finch; at the Shirley D rive-In: Dolores Hart
and Hugh O 'Brien in ªCome Fly with Me.º
Superintendent of Schools Samuel K.
Munson was guest of honor Thursday
night at a surprise testimonial dinner
held in Bronco Charlie’s restaurant in
Oakdale by the Sayville Teachers’ Association.
Mr. Munson retires from office on July first.
Work on the Sayville school district’s
new $3,457,000 senior high school on
Brook Street is virtually completed, a
tour of the spacious building disclosed
this week. Workmen are putting the finishing
touches to such activities as decorating
the auditorium, locking the gymnasium
seats in place and moving in tons
of furniture and equipment.
It was the last dance Sayville High will
hold in the present school because the
new school will open in September. The
dance was well attended with everyone
dancing to the music of the “Jumping
Jacks.” Principal Tillman Wenk, who was
celebrating his 25th year of teaching in
the Sayville School system, provided ice
cream for everyone who attended.
Mr. and Mrs. William Westervelt of
Bayport Avenue, entertained at a family
get-together dinner party on Monday
night. Guests who enjoyed this affair are
as follows: Mrs. Jack Westervelt, Mrs.
Charles Flannagan, Mrs. Albert Haberer
and Mrs. Henry Feenan.
Ronald Nettleton, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Nettleton, of Oakdale and Floral
Park, an eighth grade cadet at La Salle
Military Academy, took part in a three-
day bivouac at Camp Upton last week.
The cadets slept in pup tents, took a
ten-mile hike and visited military installations.
Mrs. Jean Garderes, of Greenway Terrace,
sailed yesterday aboard the Liberte
for France. She will spend several months
there and in other parts of Europe.
Mr. and Mrs. Norbert L. Mitchell, of
Norgate Drive, entertained at dinner on
Sunday for their son, Airman 3rd Class
Robert S. Mitchell. Their guests were
Miss Judith Wilde, of Sayville, and John
Harbourne and William Heaslip.
Mary Ellen Loughlin, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Bernard Loughlin, of Sunrise
Avenue, celebrated her fifth birthday on
Sunday at a party for her relatives and
friends. The children enjoyed rides on
Beauty, the Gaiser pony.
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Harenberg of High
Street, returned on Sunday from a ten day
trip through the Catskill and Adirondack
mountains and the New England States.
Jeff Zegel hurled his second no-hitter
of the A-2 campaign here Monday as Say-
ville High’s baseball forces blanked Bay
Shore 2 to 0. The victory was fourth in
five league starts for the Golden Flashes.
Charley Flachs, Maroon hurler, allowed
but one hit—a fifth inning single by Don
Tritch. Zegel, who fanned 12 and walked
only two, scored his team’s first run in
the second on a walk, a stolen base, a
sacrifice and a fielder’s choice. A walk,
bunt, stolen base and wild pitch pro-
duced the other run in the fifth.
Mrs. Minnie Giuri, president of the
Pilot Club of Patchogue, recently pre-
sented a $150 check, for the purchase
of a wheelchair, to James Russell Clark,
administrator of Brookhaven Memorial
Hospital. Accompanying Mrs. Giuri were
Mrs. Ruth Toscano, chairman of service
projects for the Pilot Club, and Mrs.
Dorothy Johnson, chairman of community service for the club.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Herman of
Patchogue announce the engagement of
their daughter, Lana Lee, to Private 1/c
Vincent J. Leis Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs.
Vincent Leis of Mastic. Miss Herman is a
1962 graduate of Patchogue High School
and is employed by Samuel Kaufman,
M.D., Patchogue. Her fiancé attended
William Floyd High School and is now
is in the United States Marine Corps
stationed at Lakehurst, N.J.
Mrs. Benjamin Gordon was installed as
president of the Medford Avenue School
PTA May 21. Other officers installed
were: Mrs. Bernard Horwitz, vice presi-
dent; Mrs. John McCafferty, recording
secretary; Mrs. Richard Mauer, corre-
sponding secretary; Walter Englehardt,
treasurer; Mrs. Lawrence Klane, histo-
rian; and Mrs. Joseph Farbstein, parliamentarian.
Seton Hall’s Bob Mulcahy climbed
high into the air as he set a new league
record in the broad jump. He leaped
20 feet 8 inches May 17 in the Suffolk
County Catholic High Schools track championship.
Airman 1/c Robert R. Lamont has arrived at
Castle Air Force Base, Calif. for assignment
to a unit of the Air Force Communications Service.
Airman Lamont, an air traffic controller, is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Roy N. Lamont of Patchogue.
Miss Kathleen Ann McAleer of Patchogue
has been awarded a nursing scholarship
by the Woman’s Auxiliary to the Suffolk County
Medical Society. The scholarship was awarded based
on Miss McAleer’s scholastic record,
character, references and dedication
to nursing. Miss McAleer will
start her nurses’ training in September
at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Utica.
William Marran, president of W.R.
Marran and Sons, an outgoing area vice
chairman of the Oil Heat Institute of
Long Island, was presented with a plaque
of appreciation at a recent dinner meeting
of the Institute at Great Neck.
In celebration of their 59th wedding
anniversary May 25, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Weidner of South Howells Point Road
were entertained by their niece and
nephew at a dinner given at the Two by
Four Restaurant in Wading River.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Chamberlain of
Bellport attended a reception in honor
of Mrs. Weston Bowden at the Tremont
Avenue School in Patchogue Sunday
afternoon. Mrs. Bowden is retiring
as secretary from the Tremont Avenue
School in June.
Mr. and Mrs. James Tinsley and children
Michele, James and Janine, and
Mrs. Mary Tinsley, of Bellport, returned
from the recent graduation of Second
Lieutenant William Arnold Tinsley from
Virginia State College, Petersburg, Va.
Last Wednesday, the sixth grades of
the Kreamer Street School, taught by
Scott Chamier, Thomas Long and Frank
Pierre, went to New York City to attend
the Cinerama presentation of “How the
West Was Won.” Erasmo Galantino, an
art teacher, accompanied the group.
Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Capersino
of Shirley announce the engagement
of their daughter, Miss Phyllis Jean
Capersino, to Robert Michael Turso, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Turso of Center
Moriches. Miss Capersino is employed
at Floyd Bennett in Patchogue. Mr.
Turso is employed as a landscaper in
Playing at the Patchogue Theatre this
week: Paul Newman is “Hud,” also starring
Melvyn Douglas and Patricia Neal;
at the Rialto Theatre: “Dr. No,” starring
Sean Connery as James Bond; at the
Shirley Drive-In Theatre: Elvis Presley
in “It Happened at the World’s Fair.”