Receiving her degree at the first
commencement exercises held
at Adelphi Suf- folk College in Oakdale is Mrs.
Lucille S. Medvin, wife of Dr. Sidney Medvin of
Patchogue. Mrs. Medvin, mother of four, received
her B.A. degree. She commented, “It’s never too late to learn.”
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony De Leva of Patchogue announce the
engagement of their daughter, Tonia, to Anthony Philip Cheeseman
of Patchogue. Miss De Leva was graduated from Patchogue High School.
Mr. Cheeseman is a former cook in the United States Coast Guard.
Mrs. Paul Birmingham held a jewelry fashion show at her home on Don Street
recently. About eight guests enjoyed the show, demonstrated by Miss Lauralee
Lambert of Brookhaven.
Thomas Morellino, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sal Morellino of Clark Street, celebrated
his 13th birthday with a bowling party held at the Patchogue Bowling Center.
Two Bellport students are starting their freshman year at Harpur College,
Binghamton this week: Miss Sherry Ince, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ince; and
Jeffrey Coon, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Coon.
Sandra Dioquardo, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Frederick Dioquardo of Sylvan Avenue,
held a swimming and barbecue party for
members of her fifth grade, and the teach-
ers, on Sunday afternoon. Those attend-
ing were Thomas Cushane, Peggy Maxian,
Paul Reiger, Robert Misch, Walter Banazak,
Lola Zinser, Linda Norton, Marguerite Papa,
Diana Lamanna, Theodore Kiss, Wayne
Felice and their teachers, Miss Betty Ann
Brauner and Miss Erica Brunken.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira W. Levy, of Ocean Avenue,
entertained at a buffet party on Saturday
afternoon in celebration of the promotion
of their daughter, Anne, from the Bayport
Elementary School. The invited guests were
the 78 pupils of the combined sixth grades
and their teachers, Mrs. Lawrence Carbrey
and Albert Bugala.
Last Friday night, Louise Moon, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moon, celebrated
her 14th birthday with a dinner party at
her home on Eatondale Avenue. Her guests
were Sharon Short, Judith Perry, Bruce
Farmer, Julia Brown, Warren McDowell,
Mickey Aug and Jane Wiaer.
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Gorman, of 80 Edge-
water Avenue, have announced the engage-
ment of their daughter, Miss Joan L. Gor-
man, and Pvt. John H. Aug, U.S. Army, the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Aug, of Blue
Point. The announcement was made Sunday
at a combined graduation-engagement
party. Miss Gorman was graduated Monday
from Bayport High School. Her fiancé, also
a Bayport High School graduate, is now
stationed at an Army Signal Depot in Sac-
ramento, Calif.
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Geoghan, of Hand-
some Avenue, attended a banquet on Mon-
day evening aboard the new S.S. Santa
Rosa with their son, Jack, who for the past
year was assistant purser on the Old Santa Rosa.
On Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh
Esposito entertained 36 guests at a cocktail
and dinner party at their home on Green-
way Terrace. Before the dinner Mr. and Mrs.
Esposito took their guests on a tour of the
Sayville Nursing Home, of which they are the owners.
Mr. and Mrs. V. Dewey Windle entertained
a group of friends at a supper party at their
home on Handsome Avenue last Saturday
in honor of Mrs. Charles McManus, of Oak-
dale, who is flying on Saturday to Europe,
where she intends to spend several weeks
studying and sketching. Mrs. McManus is a
well-known artist with her paintings hung
in various galleries.
Mrs. Cornelius Van Wyen entertained for
several days last week Mr. and Mrs. Jelle
Visser and daughter, Boukje, of Willemstad,
Curacao. The Vissers sailed Saturday on the
Noordam for a vacation in The Netherlands.
Other guests at the Van Wyen home were
Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Van Wyen and their
son, Adrian, who returned to their home in
Washington, D.C. Tuesday.
Hugh McLeod of Bellport has been
appointed assistant principal of the
Oregon Avenue Junior High School in
Patchogue. He has been teaching Eng-
lish at the Patchogue High School since 1956.
Bellport Rotary officers were installed
at ceremonies held June 25 in The Bell-
port, the club’s regular meeting place.
Outgoing president Thomas Feeney
handed the gavel over to new president
Ira G. Rogers. Also installed were Wil-
liam DeBono Jr., secretary, and Law-
rence Cummings, treasurer.
Cheryl Ann Regalmuto, 11-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Regal-
muto of Bellport, won two gold medals at
the Junior Track meet sponsored by the
Brookhaven Town Recreation Depart-
ment on June 22 at Port Jefferson. She
won first place in both the broad jump
and the 50-yard dash in the Midget division.
Attending Equitation Lodge in Bayport
this summer are Miss Barbara Briggs,
John Osborne and Miss Tina Stoner, all of Brookhaven.
The Women’s Association of the Old
South Haven Presbyterian Church,
Brookhaven, had a cookout last Wednes-
day night at the home of Mrs. Frederick
Mohlmann of Yaphank Avenue. Eighteen
members attended.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Johnson of Cen-
ter Moriches chartered a boat June 23
and went on a cruise to New London,
where they celebrated Mr. Johnson’s
birthday with numerous friends.
Thomas Malanchuk, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Michael Malanchuk of Center
Moriches, plans to attend New York
State Maritime College, Fort Schuyler,
and major in marine engineering, after
having graduated from Center Moriches
High School June 22.
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Reicert of
Mastic Beach gave a graduation party
for about 40 guests in honor of their
daughter, Nancy Claire, who was valedic-
torian at the William Floyd eighth-grade
graduation, at the Mastic Beach Demo-
cratic Club, June 22. They had a Twist
Dance contest, which was won by Maria
Fvilagvi and Anthony Tullo. A buffet was
served, including a large cake.
Playing at the Patchogue Theatre this
week: “Bye Bye Birdie,” starring Janet
Leigh, Dick Van Dyke and Ann Marga-
ret; at the Rialto Theatre: “The Longest
Day,” with 42 great stars, including Eddie
Albert, Paul Anka, Richard Burton, Red
Buttons; at the Plaza Theatre: Marcello
Mastroianni in “Divorce Italian Style.”
-Compiled by Debbie Zampari
July 11

July 18
Cub Pack 65, Patchogue, met at Wilder-
ness Park in Yaphank. It was a combined
meeting and Pack-a-ree. The follow-
ing Cub Scouts received awards.
Inductees: Martin Raynolds, Richard
Iovino, Ralph Garritano. Graduated
to Scouts: Chris Hofmeisten, Ernest
Robinson. Graduated to Webelos:
William Moore, Thomas Broome,
Gary Zanazzi, Richard Dombrous-
ki. Received Wolf Badges: Michael
Sadofsky, Jolta Fields, Ronald Neib-
ling, William Dell’Osso.
Hampered by a lack of immediately
available water, because no hydrants
are in the area, firemen attempted
to control a blaze that destroyed
the mill and storage area of the Elar
Lumber Company on Montauk High-
way, East Patchogue, Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Silverman of
Everett Street celebrated their 15th
wedding anniversary July 11. On July
10, their son Mark celebrated his 12th birthday
The population of the communities
of Oakdale and Bohemia has grown by
leaps and bounds in the last 13 years,
according to figures revealed this week
by the Oystermen’s Bank and Trust Com-
pany. The local institution is planning a
branch office in the new shopping center
now under construction on Montauk
Highway, Oakdale. Census figures reveal
residential growth in the two community
areas has multiplied over five times since
1940 when there were 1,296 persons. As
of May first, 1958, the total increased to 6,640.
The final step paving the way for work
on the Fire Island Inlet erosion project
was taken late last week when President
Eisenhower signed the $1,620,000 rivers
and harbors bill. Congress now has to
appropriate the necessary money for the projects.
The West Sayville Flying Dutchmen,
defending town and Suffolk County
champions, scored a sweeping triumph
at the 30th annual contests of the Islip
Town Volunteer Firemen’s Association
here Saturday afternoon. They rolled up
43 ½ points to capture first place, winning
four leg trophies and retiring the
MacArthur Field cup in the motor hook
and ladder, dummy, contest.
Mrs. Ivor Conklin and son, Dorn, of
Middle Road, and Mrs. Grace Dorn, of
Patchogue, are spending three weeks at
their cottage at Water Island. Mr. Conklin
joined them for the holiday weekend.
Dorn had as his guest for a few days
last week George McLachlan, of Gillette Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gillette, of Pau-
lanna Avenue, entertained in honor of
their daughter, Barbara, to celebrate her
10th birthday at their home on Monday
afternoon. Guests who enjoyed the occasion
were Wendy Gillette, Kathy Corkery,
Christine Haab, Maureen Jones, Nancy
Stevens, Donna Rhodes, Tam Olsen, Vir-
ginia Hollins, Emily Easton, Cheryl Fushsius
and Sandra Van Emmerik. Dancing,
games and refreshments were enjoyed.
On the Fourth, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram
Darrow attended an outdoor barbecue at
noon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Darrow, in Brookhaven. They returned
to their home and entertained at a squab
dinner for their son-in-law and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rutkowski and
their daughters Dale, Robin and Jill.
The newly formed Charlotte Guild of St.
john’s Church, Oakdale, met last Wednesday
at the home of Mrs. George Fass of
Dale Drive, Oakdale. The meeting was
honored by a visit from the Rev. and Mrs.
W. Scott Bennett. The Rev. Mr. Bennett is
priest-in-charge of St. John’s.
Mr. and Mrs. William Ronnermann, of
Idle Hour, are attending the Fall Furniture
Show in New York today. Mr. Ronnermann
is associated with his father,\William Ronnermann Sr.,
 of Sayville, in the Meadowbrook Furniture Store, Bellmore.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Minardi of
Patchogue announce the engage-
ment of their daughter Andria to
Airman 2/c Joseph P. Hanson, son of
Mrs. Charlotte Hanson and the late
Peter Hanson of Patchogue. They are
both graduates of Patchogue High
School. Airman Hanson is presently
stationed at Beale Air Force Base, California.
Mr. and Mrs. William Bone and son
William Jr. of Bellport have moved
from an apartment on Main Street to
North Brewster Lane. They recently
bought the house from the Clifford
Millers of South Country Road. The
former occupants, Mr. and Mrs. Jan
Oosting and family, have moved to Champlin Road.
Mr. and Mrs. Philip E. Scala of Bell-
port entertained the wedding party at
a pre-nuptial dinner Friday night for
their daughter, Edna-Kate, who was
married to Theodore Travis LaMotta on Saturday.
On Sunday, a Donkey Baseball
game will take place in Brookhaven
hamlet, with men from the
Brookhaven and Bellport fire depart-
ments participating. The event will
be held in the field just north of Bur-
nett Lane on Beaver Dam Road and,
according to Brookhaven Fire Chief
Willis Strickland, will be worth much
more than the price of admission.
Arthur Lattimier of Bellmore, while
enjoying a visit with his son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gallagher of
Blue Point, played the role of Chief White
Cloud to the children of the Bumsteads,
Greishammers, Rettigs and Donald John-
son at a cookout on the Fourth of July. The
“Chief” told stories to the children, who
came dressed in Indian costumes and sat
around a bonfire.
Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Hawkins of Center
Moriches celebrated their 51st wedding
anniversary recently, at a family dinner.
Basil Bateman of Rockledge Drive
became a member of the Mastic Beach
Yacht Club Saturday night.
Visitors at the home of Mrs. Nancy
Fiorentino of Mastic Beach over the July
Fourth weekend were Mr. and Mrs. Sal
Petone of New Jersey and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Jimmy Conti of New York City,
her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Michael Cordaro and family of East
Patchogue, and her brother, Sal Campagna
of Brooklyn.
Patchogue Rambler is celebrating
Christmas in July with end-of-the-year
prices. Brand new 1963 Rambler Ameri-
cans, $1595.
Playing at the Patchogue Theatre this
week: “PT 109,” starring Cliff Robertson;
at the Plaza Theatre: “Come Blow your
Horn,” with Frank Sinatra.

July 25

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