June 06
Robert H. Gardner, son of Mr. and Mrs.
H. Gardner of Jayne Avenue, has been
named to the editorial board of the St.
Lawrence University student newspaper,
Hill News.
Russell E. Clowes, serving in the Navy
aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga,
has been promoted to second class, according
to his mother, Mrs. Helen Ritchie of
Mulford Street. His ship is in the Mediterranean
with the Sixth Fleet at the present
time. He is due back in the states in October,
and in February 1964 will complete
his four years in the Navy. He is a 1959
graduate of Patchogue High School.
Recently wed in the Patchogue Methodist
Church were Mr. and Mrs. John
A. Capute. The bride is the former Miss
Norene A. Rogers of Patchogue.
Miss Maryanne Pendergast and Miss
Barbara Finn are home from Mount Holyoke
College, South Hadley, Mass., for the
summer vacation.
The Village of Bellport has a rarity — a
female mail carrier. She is Mrs. William A.
(Julie) Higinbotham, one of only six on
Long Island. Mr. and Mrs. Higinbotham
have three children, Julie, Robin and William
Jr. Mrs. Higinbotham is president of
the Kreamer Street PTA. Asked how she
feels after her daily trek from house to
house, she said that, surprisingly, her feet
don’t hurt, but her shoulder aches a bit
from carrying the heavy bag. Sometimes
she rides a bicycle on her rounds. Summing
it up, she said she feels she is doing
something useful, because everybody
looks forward to receiving mail.
Lt. Rowland F. Smith Jr., son of Mr.
and Mrs. Roland T. Smith of Bellport, was
one of 32 students of Class 63-G graduated
from Undergraduate Pilot Training
at Webb AFB, Big Spring, Texas May 10.
Lt. Smith graduated from Bellport High
School in 1956 and from Ohio State University in 1962.
Miss Barbara Adams, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Adams of Brookhaven,
was one of 68 young women who was
‘capped’ at a ceremony held May 29 at
Mary Immaculate School of Nursing in
Jamaica, where she is a student.
Miss Margaret T. Kay, 64, of Center
Moriches, died last Thursday after a long
illness. Miss Kay, a nurse in the Center
Moriches School since 1929, was known
throughout the community for her devotion
to her work and her untiring efforts
on behalf of many organized clubs and groups.
West Sayville residents will be buying their
stamps and getting their mail in a new post
office building, beginning this afternoon.
Postmaster William Johnson and Assistant
Postmaster George Leigh-Manuell will officially
 make the transfer from their present
main Street headquarters to the new build-
ing on Washington Avenue at noon today.
Joe and Frank’s Water Taxi will be able
to operate between Sayville, Cherry Grove
and Fire Island Pines on a non-scheduled
basis for the next four years. A license was
granted the water taxi concern last week by
County Judge Lloyd P. Dodge in its latest
legal tussle with the Cherry Grove Ferry Service.
Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Darrow, of Bayport
Avenue, entertained their grandchildren,
Eric, Karen, Judy and Nancy Kindberg, of
Islip Terrace for the day on Sunday while
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kindberg,
spent the day in New York in celebration of
Mr. Kindberg’s birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Brockmann have
moved from Ozone Park to make their home
on Sylvan Avenue.
Miss Insley Little, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Wesley Little, of Connetquot Road, enter-
tained the nominees for king and queen
of the Junior Prom and their dates on Sat-
urday night with a dinner party at Felice’s
Restaurant in Patchogue, before they all
attended the Prom at Bayport High School Auditorium.
West Sayville residents will be buying their
stamps and getting their mail in a new post
office building, beginning this afternoon.
Postmaster William Johnson and Assistant
Postmaster George Leigh-Manuell will offi-
cially make the transfer from their present
main Street headquarters to the new build-
ing on Washington Avenue at noon today.
Joe and Frank’s Water Taxi will be able
to operate between Sayville, Cherry Grove
and Fire Island Pines on a non-scheduled
basis for the next four years. A license was
granted the water taxi concern last week by
County Judge Lloyd P. Dodge in its latest
legal tussle with the Cherry Grove Ferry Service.
Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Darrow, of Bayport
Avenue, entertained their grandchildren,
Eric, Karen, Judy and Nancy Kindberg, of
Islip Terrace for the day on Sunday while
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kindberg,
spent the day in New York in celebration of
Mr. Kindberg’s birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Brockmann have
moved from Ozone Park to make their home
on Sylvan Avenue.
Miss Insley Little, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Wesley Little, of Connetquot Road, enter-
tained the nominees for king and queen
of the Junior Prom and their dates on Sat-
urday night with a dinner party at Felice’s
Restaurant in Patchogue, before they all
attended the Prom at Bayport High School
Auditorium.
Mrs. C. S. Yates of Bayport Avenue, sailed
for home on Tuesday aboard the Mauretania
after spending some time with her son-in-
law and daughter, Lt. and Mrs. Graham W.
Lowden in Petersfield, Hants, England. Mrs.
Lowden is the former Miss Priscilla Yates.
Mrs. Harry Maiman and Mrs. Nat Gilbert,
both of Oakdale Green, whose children are
students in the district’s Bohemia School,
have been elected to offices in the Bohemia
Parent Teachers Association for the coming
year. Mrs. Maiman will serve as president,
while Mrs. Gilbert will be treasurer. Mrs.
Godfrey Gale, who has children in both of
Oakdale-Bohemia’s elementary schools, was
elected secretary of the organization.
Claude Gonvierre sailed on Friday for
Europe with Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Towlen and
their son, Gary, of Blue Point. Gary, a talent-
ed pianist and student of Mr. Gonvierre, is
making a concert tour of about six weeks.
Jerry Doubrava, of Karshick Street, cel-
ebrated his 60th birthday on Sunday with
a family gathering. Those who enjoyed the
party, besides his wife, were Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Doubrava and son, Timothy, and Mr.
and Mrs. George Whitaker and sons, Ricky
and Jerry, of Karshick Street.
Hunt’s Foster House, Sayville, is now serv-
ing fresh soft shell crabs, Maine lobsters and
other seafood dinners. And for after dinner
entertainment listen to Wally Andersen at
our new piano bar.
Miss Alice Robinson, former resident of
Sayville who is the author of “The Unbelong-
ing,” will be in town on June 7 and will be
at The Book Case between three and four
p.m., when she will autograph copies of her book.
Mrs. C. S. Yates of Bayport Avenue, sailed
for home on Tuesday aboard the Mauretania
after spending some time with her son-in-
law and daughter, Lt. and Mrs. Graham W.
Lowden in Petersfield, Hants, England. Mrs.
Lowden is the former Miss Priscilla Yates.
Mrs. Harry Maiman and Mrs. Nat Gilbert,
both of Oakdale Green, whose children are
students in the district’s Bohemia School,
have been elected to offices in the Bohemia
Parent Teachers Association for the coming
year. Mrs. Maiman will serve as president,
while Mrs. Gilbert will be treasurer. Mrs.
Godfrey Gale, who has children in both of
Oakdale-Bohemia’s elementary schools, was
elected secretary of the organization.
Claude Gonvierre sailed on Friday for
Europe with Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Towlen and
their son, Gary, of Blue Point. Gary, a talent-
ed pianist and student of Mr. Gonvierre, is
making a concert tour of about six weeks.
Jerry Doubrava, of Karshick Street, cel-
ebrated his 60th birthday on Sunday with
a family gathering. Those who enjoyed the
party, besides his wife, were Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Doubrava and son, Timothy, and Mr.
and Mrs. George Whitaker and sons, Ricky
and Jerry, of Karshick Street.
Hunt’s Foster House, Sayville, is now serv-
ing fresh soft shell crabs, Maine lobsters and
other seafood dinners. And for after dinner
entertainment listen to Wally Andersen at
our new piano bar.
Miss Alice Robinson, former resident of
Sayville who is the author of “The Unbelong-
ing,” will be in town on June 7 and will be
at The Book Case between three and four
p.m., when she will autograph copies of her book.
Arthur R. Grueneberger, son of Mrs.
Marjorie Hallfeld of Mastic, enlisted in
the United States Marine Corps. John F.
Rodrigues, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Rodrigues of Shirley, also enlisted in the
Corps. Both men will take their basic
training at Parris Island, S.C. and then will
be transferred to Camp Lejuene, N.C. for
highly specialized combat training.
Playing at the Patchogue Theatre this
week: “Spencer’s Mountain,” starring Henry
Fonda and Maureen O’Hara; at the Rialto
Theatre: “Dr. No,” starring Sean Connery
as James Bond, and Ursula Andress; at the
Shirley Drive-In Theatre: Natalie Wood,
Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn and Rita
Moreno in “West Side Story.”
For a tasty snack after the show, steer
in to Steer Inn, corner Sunrise Highway
and Maple Avenue, Patchogue. 100 percent
pure beef burgers, 15 cents; cheeseburgers,
20 cents; golden French fries, 15
cents; triple thick shakes, 20 cents. Instant service.
 

June 13
At the June 5 meeting of the Patchogue
Federation of Teachers, local 1430, election
of officers for the coming year took
place. Those elected were John Ambrose
of the junior high school, president; Salvatore
Shortino, junior high, vice president;
Stanley Salsberg, junior high, secretary;
and Joseph Farbstein, Medford Avenue,
treasurer. Ambrose accepted the gavel
of leadership from John Polak, retiring president.
Eight-year-old Kathy Loris of Patchogue
won second place in the juvenile girls B
singles at the Skatehaven Roller Rink in
Lackawana May 31. Kathy, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. William E. Loris, has been rollerskating
since she was 21 months old. She
will participate in the finals in Syracuse later this month.
Tema R. Friedlander of West Avenue
graduated cum laude Sunday from the
State University College at Buffalo. Miss
Friedlander received her Bachelor of Science
degree in exceptional children education.
Harry J. Hughes of Patchogue and Robert
A. Kiesling of Center Moriches both
received B.A. degrees at C.W. Post College
commencement exercises in Brookville Saturday.
Robert L. Palermo, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Anthony Palermo of Patchogue, has
accepted a fourth-grade teaching position
for this September at the Barton Avenue
School. Mr. Palermo was graduated from
the Patchogue High School in 1959 and is
a June 1963 candidate for the bachelor’s
degree from the State University College,
Oneonta. He has been active as a member
of the Phi Delta Rho social fraternity while
on campus and has majored in the general
elementary teacher preparation program
at the college.
Wendy Tapasak celebrated her seventh
birthday with a party at her home on Con-
netquot Road last Thursday. Her guests
included Lynn Cavalla, Teresa McInerney,
Carol McMann, Deborah Nutting, Linda
Olswang, Barbara Shand, Pamela Woehler,
Sharon Zigrosser and Tommy Tapasak.
Mr. and Mrs. James Rebman of Bayport
Avenue entertained at a barbecue party
on Memorial Day for Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Tyson and children, Patricia and Tucker,
also of Bayport Avenue.
Mrs. Mary Meissner of Bayport Avenue
and her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Edward Corrigan of Patchogue drove
to Newark, N.J. on Sunday to attend
the capping ceremony of Mrs. Meissner’s
granddaughter, Miss Arlene Hardy at the
College of Nursing Parlors at Rutgers College.
Eric Reeves, who recently emigrated to
the United States from his home in Ewell,
Surrey, England, is living at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. nelson Raymond, of Oakdale
Lawns. Mr. Reeves is employed by Pan
American Airways.
A large party in celebration of the com-
pletion of a new wing added to his Tower
Mews summer home was given on Satur-
day evening by William McKinney. Many
guests from out of town, as well as local
residents, were among those present.
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Harrison and
William Jr. moved over the weeknd to ther
new home, facing the river on Shore Drive.
They occupied the Billson Corporation
house on Connetquot Drive throughout
the winter while awaiting its completion.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Stang Jr. of Greene
Avenue entertained in celebration of their
15th wedding anniversary. Their guests
were Mr. and Mrs. George Staley, Claude,
James and Jean, Mr. and Mrs. William
Watt, Beatrice, William and Janet, Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Hinckley and Janet, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Dvorak, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Clowe, Olney Brian, Gavin and Allen, Mr.
and Mrs. Richard Lane, The Rev. and Mrs.
Philip Dodd, Steven and William, and Mr.
and Mrs. John Pople, David and Candice,
all of Sayville, Mr. and Mrs. George Maxey,
Kathleen and Melanie, and Dr. and Mrs.
Eugene Sneff and their three children, of Bayport.
An unusually rainy spring has swelled
the mosquito population to such propor-
tions it will bet he “worst year” in the
memory of the Suffolk Mosquito Con-
trol Commission, Christian T. Williamson,
head of the commission, predicted this week.
Emil J. Polak, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil
F. Polak of 269 Lincoln Ave., received his
Master of Arts degree in the 200th com-
mencement exercises of Columbia University
 on Tuesday afternoon.
Athletes of the spring sports season at
Patchogue Junior-Senior High School were
honored by the Patchogue Quarterback
Club Monday night. The following awards
were presented: MVP varsity baseball, Phil
Liguori; MVP varsity track, Geppy Celauro;
MVP varsity tennis, Ken Pfeifle; MVP JV
baseball, Ron Lenowitz; MVP junior high
baseball, Tom Parsons (North), Dave Rant
(South); MVP junior high track, DeWitt
Davies (North), Bill Pasko (South); Most
Valuable Pitcher varsity baseball, Chuck
Duvall. Fil Ballin, serving for his seventh
year, was master of ceremonies.
Dennis Colichio, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Anthony Colichio of East Patchogue,
received his first Holy Communion at St.
Joseph the Worker R.C. Church Sunday.
Open House was held by his parents in his
honor. A children’s party followed and his
guests were taken to a bowling party at the
Patchogue Bowling Alley.
The Hose Company of the Bellport Fire
Department enjoyed a spaghetti dinner
at the firehouse Monday night. Edward
Bishop was the chef.
Miss Wendy Fleming and Miss Jean
Thorndike are home from Ohio after completing
the year’s studies at Otterbein College, Westerville.
A Hawaiian luau was given for Mr. and
Mrs. John Lancaster of Bellport Saturday
night in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary
by a group of their friends. The 17
guests were present at the party, which
was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Wood of Academy Lane.
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Fishman of
Brookhaven went on a 300-mile Iron Horse
Ramble, sponsored by the Reading Railroad,
Sunday. Along with about 500 other
“steam enthusiasts,” they boarded a train
pulled by a steam locomotive at Bound
Brook, N.J. and rode to Hershey, Pa.,
where they toured the beautiful rose gardens
and parks before making the return
trip on the same train.
David Cassidy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Cassidy of Blue Point, celebrated his ninth
birthday June 1 with an outdoor party at
his home. Those who attended were James
Rose, Barry McLoughlin, Scott Shrader,
William Murray, William Bebee, James
McGraw, Mark Mondarnarc, and David’s
sisters and brothers Linda, Amy, Paul,
Steve and Thomas.
Winners in the annual Pinewood Derby
held May 28 by Cub Scout Pack 23 of Center
Moriches were Jimmy Frederick, Bruce
Kronman, Jimmy Tworoger, Gary Trivelli,
Jeffry Sunray, Michael Gardiner and Philip
Rose. The boys copped first place in races
run by each den. The grand prize winner,
Gary Trivelli of Den 6, was presented with
a trophy. The runner-up was Jimmy Frederick
of Den 3.

June 20
Airman Walter F. Wirshup, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Walter T. Wirshup of Edwards
Street, Patchogue is being reassigned to
Malmstrom AFB, Mont., for training and
duty as a cook. Airman Wirshup recently
completed United States Air Force basic
military training at Lackland AFB, Texas.
Alfred Chiuchiolo, Vitro Rizzi, Tom
Keegan and Murray Rose, members of the
Kiwanis Club of Patchogue, will attend the
48th annual convention of Kiwanis Interna-
tional in Atlantic City, June 30 to July 4.
Recent college graduations: Meyer Davis
Lifschitz of Patchogue, Bachelor of Science
in industrial management from Massachu-
setts Institute of Technology; Philip Robert
Holz of Patchogue, Bachelor of Science
in English from Mount St. Mary’s College;
Diane R. Klebanoff of Patchogue, Bos-
ton University School of Education; Penny
Hanse of Patchogue, Bachelor of Science
in education, State University College,
Oneonta; Clifford Owen Still and Robert V.
Smith of Patchogue, Bachelor of Science
in pharmacy, St. John’s University; Conrad
Campion Heede of Bellport, Master of Sci-
ence from Holy Cross College; Patricia Dai-
ley of Bellport, Bachelor of Arts in sociol-
ogy from Drew University; John Liguori of
East Patchogue and Raymond Huthman of
Medford from State University Agricultural
and Technical Institute at Delhi; Lawrence
Wayne White of Patchogue and Garrett
Klein of Bellport, Bachelor of Arts from
University of Rochester.
Miss Dorothy F. Dioguardo, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. George Dioguardo of East
Patchogue, graduated from the Flushing
Hospital and Dispensary Nursing School
Sunday. Because Miss Dioguardo rated
among the top 10 percent of the nation’s
nursing school graduates, the hospital’s
medical board presented her with a $50
savings bond. A graduate of Bellport High
School, she has accepted a position as a
nurse in Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip.
Miss Barbara Ann Leavandosky, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Leavandosky
of Patchogue, was graduated June 4 from
Malloy Catholic College for Women in
Rockville Centre, with a B.A. in French.
After a six-week tour of Europe this sum-
mer, Miss Leavandosky will teach French
this September in the Oregon Avenue
Junior High School.
Mayor Harry F. Bedell and Trustees John
T. Keeley and Lawrence E. Fuller were
unanimously re-elected for a two-year term
each in the Village of Bellport Tuesday.
John Marinelli, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Marinelli of Bellport, celebrat-
ed his fifth birthday Tuesday afternoon
with a party for the following friends:
Karen and Susan Schuman, Terry Barbero,
Janie MacLeod, Laurie Cummings, Ken-
neth Emma, Frank Calderone, Peggy Mai-
nard, Cecelia Clifford and John’s brother Edward.
Aileen Reilly celebrated her seventh
birthday last Wednesday with an after-
noon party. Her guests were Lisa Cappalli,
Marianne Rabin, Joseph Monaco, Anne
Bookless, Peter Mengler, Ann Quinn, Kitty
Tutino, Lee McEmery, Ronald Seltzer, Judy
Block, Kent Rahm, Donald Atten, and her
sisters Maryanne and Susan. Aileen is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Reilly of Bellport.
Mrs. John Binnington of Brown’s Lane
flew to Denver, Colo. June 10 to join her
husband, who was there for a librarians’ convention.
The battle between shellfish and inde-
pendent baymen over the use of clam
dredges in Great South Bay broke out
anew here yesterday. The West Sayville
Baymen’s association, renewing demands
for an ordinace which would bar dredges,
charged that the Town of Islip has “taken
on the role of a modern-day Santa Claus”
in leasing thousands of acres of bay bottom
to industries at a rental of $2.50 per acre per year.
The 31st annual flower show of the Sayville
Garden Club was held in the Methodist
Church last Thursday and Friday with
the theme “The Four Seasons.” The president
 f the club, Miss Louise Ockers, the
chairman of the show, Mrs. Henry C. Nye,
and her co-chairman, Mrs. Joseph F. Pau-
lonis, are all deserving of great credit for
producing the beautiful show, particularly
credible because the late spring held back
the roses and peonies, which ordinarily
form such a large part of the exhibits.
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rutkowski enter-
tained at a supper party at their home on
Sunday. Their guests were Mr. and Mrs.
Pierson Van Orstrand and children, David
and Cindy, of Eatondale Avenue.
A local artist, Merle Baasch of Con-
netquot Road, has been invited to exhibit
her paintings in New York. Mrs. Baasch
recently had a one-man show in Setauket.
Reviews of her work resulted in an invita-
tion to a group show at the Arts Gallery, 62
West 56th Street, during July and August.
New York’s Summer Festival time.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor O. Prall Jr. and their
son, Victor, of Buenos Aires, will arrive
July first and will spend the summer in
a house they have rented on McConnell
Avenue. Mr. Prall is the brother of Wilber
R. Prall, of Bayport, and is manager of the
First National Bank of New York in Argen-
tina. They will return to Buenos Aires in the fall.
Philip Biancuzzo of Birchwood, has
announced plans to open a dry-cleaning
establishment in the fall. Mr. Biancuzzo
signed a lease last week with L.P.A. Asso-
ciates who are in the process of construct-
ing the Oakdale-Sayville Shopping Plaza
on Montauk Highway opposite La Salle
Military Academy. The business is to be
operated by Mrs. Biancuzzo.
A Raynor reunion barbecue at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Norman H. Raynor, of Wes-
thampton Beach, on Sunday was attended
by Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Van Tassel and
their children, Richard, Kurt and Gretchen.
Famous name, one-of-a-kind evening
and dinner dresses, just right for proms
and graduations, are available at American
Eagle Antiques, 154 Middle Road, Sayville.
There will be a food sale on Friday, June
13, beginning at nine o’clock in front of the
old post office building in Sayville., Deli-
cious cakes, pies, cookies, baked beans,
salads and sauces made by the members
of the Sayville Auxiliary of the Southside
Hospital will be for sale.
Mrs. Caroline Roth, Albert Roth and Mrs.
Anna Meyer of Center Moriches spent a
few days at Parris Island, S.C., where Gary
Roth of the Marines graduated June 4.
On June 1, Mr. and Mrs. Van Fields of
Senix Avenue became the new residents of
Beachfern Road.
 

June 27
Approximately 2,000 crowded into and
around St. Francis de Sales hall Monday
evening to bid their beloved pastor, the
Rev. F. Leo Cunningham, a fond farewell.
Father Cunningham was escorted into the
hall by church trustees George Dege and
Robert Robertaccio, amidst the tumultu-
ous applause of the well-wishers. He was
pastor here for 10 years.
Most of the graduating class of
Patchogue High School took a slow train
to Montauk for an all-night party following
Tuesday’s commencement exercises at the
Patchogue Theatre.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick T. Smith of River
Avenue announce the engagement of their
daughter, Miss Terry Lynn Smith, to Air-
man 3/c William Stevenson, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas Stevenson of Bailey Avenue.
Annual scholarships awarded by the
Patchogue Classroom Teachers Associa-
tion went to John Kienzle, PHS senior, and
Ruth Safranek, a 1962 grad who is pres-
ently attending State University College at New Paltz.
Using squid for bait, Harvey Richardson
of Bellport caught a half-dozen sea floun-
ders weighing about six pounds each and,
using nightcrawlers, about 100 small flounders from his 16
foot outboard while anchored at the mouth of the Moriches
Inlet last weekend. He said he ordinarily trolls, but on this
occasion the fish were all but jumping into the boat.
Mort Czaja, Bellport’s golfing fire chief, and his golfing
wife Emily won first place at the “Guys and Dolls” Scotch
foursome tournament last week. The game was played
under great odds, with high winds, rain, soggy fairways
and slow greens, at the Bellport Golf Course, June 15.
The tournament was followed by a dinner at the Country
Club restaurant.
Benjamin Garrett Klein, son of Dr. and Mrs. J. Raymond
 Klein of Bellport, was graduated from the University
of Rochester June 9. He was graduated with highest
distinction and will enter the graduate school of Yale University
 in September for further study in mathematics.
At the graduation exercises of Bellport High School Sunday,
 the South Bay Art Association presented its second
annual art scholarship for advanced study in the visual
and graphic arts. The winner of the $300
scholarship was Miss Marguerita Zerillo,
a talented young painter and sculptor. She
was the unanimous choice of the selection
committee and plans to study at the Farmngdale Institute.
Sayville is undergoing another face-lifting
in three different areas this week. The New
York State Highway Department has begun
work on the elimination of dangerous curves
on Montauk Highway between the Mill Pond
and McConnell Avenue, Bayport. Bulldozers
are clearing trees and brush on the south
side of the present road.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henwelter and son,
Robert, of St. Albans, were guests on Sunday
of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hegge at their home
on Bayport Avenue.
Mrs. Wilber Prall and her daughter, Vicky,
were the guests over last weekend of Mrs.
Edward Smith at her cottage at Fire Island Pines.
On Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Darrow
held a dessert party for their family in cel-
ebration of Father’s Day. Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Kindberg and family, Eric, Karen, Judy and
Nancy, and Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rut-
kowski and daughters, Dale, Robin and Jill,
enjoyed the treat at the home of their parents
on Bayport Avenue.
Fourteen-year-old Jo Etta Worrad, the
daughter of Major and Mrs. Edward G.
Worrad, who are stationed in Chateauroux,
France with the United States Air force,
has been selected by the North Atlantic Girl
Scouts to attend an international Camp for
Senior Scouts and Guides. The camp will
be held at Ulster, Ireland, from June 28 to July 5.
Lincoln Drive, Oakdale, normally a quiet
neighborhood after dark, deviated from the
pattern on Saturday evening when it became
the scene of a lively surprise farewell party
for Mr. and Mrs. William Beyer and their
daughter, Evelyn, who moved to Locust
Avenue over the weekend. Taking the form
of a block party, and hosted by Mr. and Mrs.
August Rehm and family, the jolly affair
reflected the extremely warm neighborhood
relations along Lincoln Drive and Franklin Road.
William H. Harrison Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs.
William H. Harrison of Shore Drive, celebrat-
ed his ninth birthday on Saturday evening
with a dinner dance and treasure hunt.
A buffet dinner was held on Sunday for
approximately 40 guests at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Minco, of Berard Boule-
vard, Oakdale, after the baptism of their
infant son, Charles Christian Minco Jr., at St.
Johns Lutheran Church, by the Rev. Louis H. Martin.
Miss Eleanor A. Garvin, daughter of Mrs.
Stella Garvin, and valedictorian of the Sayville
High School graduating class, has been
offered a scholarship to Cornell University.
An exhibition of marine, seascape and
New England town paintings, by Gertrude
Burgess of Blue Point, will be held at Land’s
End Restaurant on Thursday, June 26, at
nine p.m. for the benefit of the Suffolk Coun-
ty Mental Health Association. Miss Burgess
is a senior art teacher at Islip High School
and has had one-man shows at the Rosenthal
Gallery in New York.
The Junior-Senior prom of Bellport High
School was held at Christ Church parish
hall Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Frabizio of Blue
Point gave a party June 8 in their home. Mr.
Frabizio has retired from the Navy after 20
years of service as chief quartermaster.
His last station of duty was as recruiter in
charge of the Brooklyn Recruiting station.
Gregory Link, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Link of Blue Point, celebrated his 10th
birthday Friday night with a group of his
friends, going to the movies, returning to
his home for refreshments and spending
the night. Those attending were Richard
Mauck, William Ploss, Richard Scileppi,
and his brother Bradley.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Illardo of Center
Moriches celebrated their 19th wedding
anniversary June 18.
David Hickey, son of Mr. and Mrs. John
Hickey of Center Moriches was home on
leave from Fort Dix, N.J. over the weekend.
William A. Cavanagh, son of Mr. and Mrs.
William A. Cavanagh of Center Moriches,
received his Bachelor of Science degree at
the 19th annual commencement exercises
of Iona College held June 8. Mr. Cavanagh
majored in chemistry.
James Donnellan, son of Mr. and Mrs.
James Donnellan of Shirley and a fourth-
grader at Nathaniel Woodhull School, was
awarded a third-place ribbon for the broad
jump at the school’s field day.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Birkavaag of Mas-
tic have sold Tom’s Barber Shop and are
now residing permanently in Inverness, Fla.
Playing this week at the Patchogue The-
atre: “55 Days at Peking,” starring Charlton
Heston, Ava Gardner and David Niven; at
the Rialto Theatre: Jerry Lewis in “The
Nutty Professor;” at the Shirley Drive-in
Theatre: “Dr. No,” with Sean Connery and
Ursula Andress.
 

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