September 5

Mrs. Alfred Worrad, Miss Nancy Kennedy
and Mrs. William Potucek, all of Patchogue,
spent a week in Washington, D.C. visiting
Mrs. Potucek’s son, Lance Corporal Roland
Stern, who is stationed at the Marine Corps
barracks. They stayed at the Senate Court
apartments, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Ricco, former residents of Patchogue. Mrs.
Ricco, cashier at the Senate dining room,
was able to get special passes for her guests
to take a tour of the White House and also
have dinner in the Senate dining room.
Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Brown, and children
Donna and Kenneth, of Harris Street, spent
Labor Day at Freedomland in celebration of
Kenny’s 7th birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvah Nelson Nichols of
North Ocean Avenue announce the engage-
ment of their daughter, Barbara, to Robert
Cooper Liebermann of Jayne Avenue. The
announcement was made at a small party
given at the Nichols home Friday night.
Brookhaven Asphalt won its third
straight Brookhaven Town Recreation Slo-
pitch championship at North Bellport last
week as they downed Tinker Bank from
North Shore, 15-6. Members of the town
champs included: manager Jim Coleman,
Bill Kaznowski, Bud Corwin, Irv Coleman,
Phil Mancuso, Adam Dobrie, Rudy Avi-
table, Bob Brouwer, Sherman Walker, Stan
Cox, Del Havens, Tom Murphy and Ray
MacLean.
Mr. and Mrs. Roland Bollman of Durkee
Lane celebrated their 14th wedding anniver-
sary Aug. 28 with their children Jeanne, Kim
and Keith William, whose 5th birthday was
the previous day.
Last Monday, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Light and
family of Bellport drove to Pennsylvania
to visit for the week with relatives at Little
Bear Mountain.
A bridal shower was given for Miss Susan
Beyer of Brookhaven last Thursday night
by Miss Donna Ficken of Bellport. Sixteen
guests were present. Miss Beyer will be
married to Donald Coon of Bellport Satur-
day at the Old South Haven Presbyterian
Church.
Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Sparrow of Bellport
have returned from a business trip to Woods
Hole, Mass. While there, they visited former
Bellport residents Dr. and Mrs. Vaughan
Bowen and Dr. and Mrs. L.M. Sharpe.
Harold Larkin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Har-
old Larkin of Bellport, left Sunday for Troy
State College, Troy, Ala. Elected to the
Argonauts the end of his freshman year,
Harold has gone a week early to be a coun-
selor for the incoming freshmen. He drove
to Alabama with Dominick Satornino of
East Patchogue, who is starting his fresh-
man year at Troy State.
Roy Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph P.
Taylor of Brookhaven, has taken a hiking
trip to Maine, where he is visiting some of
the Brookhaven families, who are vacation-
ing there.
Karen Emery, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Guy Emery of Chapel Avenue, Brookhaven,
celebrated her 7th birthday with a doll party
last Thursday afternoon. Karen and her
guests, 15 little girls, were dressed as dolls
and had a parade along Chapel Avenue.
Before the ice cream and cupcakes were
served, the girls played outdoor games and
had a costume judging.
Mrs. Walter L. Horton of Park Avenue,
Blue Point entertained last Wednesday
night at a party in the home of Mrs. Rich-
ard Krasensky on Pine Street to welcome
back Mrs. Hans Henke of Prospect Avenue,
who recently returned with her husband
from a five-week tour of Germany, Austria,
Switzerland and Denmark. Guests were
Mesdames Eugene McKenna, Robert Stitt,
Harold Leach, Janet Scotto, Walter Sheehan
and James Boutcher.
The mixed bowling league of Our Lady of
the Snow R.C. Church with Burt Hodgkin,
president; Robert Wagner, treasurer and
Mrs. Joseph Savino, secretary will start for
the season Sept. 12 at the Patchogue Bowl-
ing Center.
Two area youths, Robert W. Ursam of
Mastic Beach and Samuel Cimino of Shirley
enlisted in the U.S. Navy Aug. 26 under the
Buddy Program. The two men are pres-
ently undergoing recruit training at the
U.S. Naval Training Center, Great Lakes,
Ill., after which they will return home for a
brief leave before proceeding to their next
duty stations.
Miss Sandra Marie Frankson of Shirley
was married Aug. 18 in St. Joseph the Work-
er R.C. Church, East Patchogue to George
Louis Massarella. Mr. and Mrs. Massarella
are residing in Mastic Beach.
Playing this week at the Patchogue The-
atre: “A Ticklish Affair,” starring Shirley
Jones, Gig Young and Red Buttons; at the
Rialto Theatre: “Flipper,” with Chuck Con-
nors and Kathleen Maguire.
-JPM
 

September 12

Terry Stoeckel, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest Stoeckel of Everett Street, celebrat-
ed his 12th birthday Friday with a small
dinner party at his home. Guests were
Robert and Craig Shaber, Terry’s parents
and his brother Ernest.
Robert D. Newins of Newins Street,
known as “Captain Bob,” is a patient in
Brookhaven Memorial Hospital. He cel-
ebrated his 80th birthday Sept. 2.
A surprise bridal shower was given at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Borusso
of Bieselin Road, Bellport for their daugh-
ter Virginia, Saturday. Miss Borusso will
be married to Peter Carr of Patchogue at
4 p.m. Sept. 29 at Mary Immaculate R.C.
Church, Bellport.
The Shaw Real Estate agency has report-
ed the sale of John Wallen’s house on Cir-
cuit Road to the Willard Owen family, who
live on Bell Street. Mr. and Mrs. John Wal-
len and family have moved to South How-
ells Point Road, where they have bought
the late Judge Mortimer Byers’ home.
Two students from Bellport High School
class of 1963 have just started their fresh-
man year at Clarkson College of Technol-
ogy, Potsdam. They are Bill Lee Chamber-
lain, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Chamberlain of North
Howells Point Road, and Richard Wood, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Wood of Circuit Road. Richard’s
sister Nancy has left for State University College at
Oneonta for her junior year.
After a 20-day leave with his family, Private 1/c Stephen Bonyun of
Brookhaven flew to San Francisco Tuesday and sailed
Wednesday for Korea, where he will be on duty for 13 months.
Archie Bonyun has finished his summer with the Gateway
Playhouse. Last week, he played his final role of the
season as the oldest son in the production, “Life with Father.”
Fred Sherman Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Sherman of Beaver Dam Road,
sailed from Montreal July 17 with a group of 30 young
people, who had joined a special 45-day
student tour. Traveling mostly by bus in
Europe, they visited England, Holland,
Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France and
Spain. Upon returning to England, the
group flew back to Idlewild Aug. 30.
Duane Purves of Brookhaven left for
South Carolina Sunday, where he will be a
sophomore at Clemson College.
Airman Robert McConlogue, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert McConlogue of Park
Street, Blue Point, is being reassigned to
Amarillo AFB, Texas for technical training
as a United States Air Force aircraft main-
tenance specialist.
Dr. and Mrs. Abram Goldsher of Ocean
Avenue, Center Moriches celebrated their
10th wedding anniversary Aug. 30 at a
party with some close friends.
Mr. and Mrs. James Asaro of Center
Moriches celebrated the birthday of their
daughter Bridget, who was 8 years old
Aug. 30. A party was held at her home
for relatives and friends. Attending from
Center Moriches were: Barbara Gratson,
Stacey and Donna Contrata, Penny Coles
and Sherry Runyon.
Wedding anniversary congratulations to
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Rappa of William Floyd
Parkway, who celebrated their 11th wed-
ding anniversary at the crowning of Miss
and Mrs. Shirley, Aug. 31 at the North
Shirley Civic Association’s clubhouse. Mr.
Rappa is president of the organization and
also served as one of the judges in the
beauty contest.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Leonardi of Mastic
Beach celebrated Mr. Leonardi’s birthday
Aug. 31. Mrs. Michael Leonardi will cel-
ebrate her birthday tomorrow.
Playing this week at the Patchogue The-
atre: “Ben-Hur,” spectacular excitement!
The sensational story of a prince who
defied an empire to love a slave.
Specials for Patchogue’s 70th birthday
at South Bay Fish Market, 50 South Ocean
Avenue, Patchogue: Flounder fillet dinner;
Haddock fillet dinner; Fresh scallop din-
ner, complete, 70 cents each.
-JPM
 

September 19

Patchogue’s 70th anniversary celebration
last week was given added interest when
George R. McCue, manager of the W.T. Grant
store, treated customers to Gay Nineties pric-
es by selling coffee for a nickel a cup, the
same for ice cream cones. Nickel cones and
cups of coffee are about as rare these days as
that once well-known “good five-cent cigar.”
Mr. McCue reports that 5,000 cups of coffee,
120 gallons of ice cream and 5,000 cones were
sold during the week.
Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Brown of Harris Street
recently attended the 79th annual conference
of the Militia Association of New York, held
at the Concord Hotel at Kiamesha Lake in
Monticello. Mr. Brown is a first lieutenant in
the National Guard, Company “C” on Barton
Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Paul Horak of
Patchogue announce the engagement of
their daughter Bernadette Frances, to Daniel
Anthony Giuffreda, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vin-
cent Giuffreda of East Patchogue. Miss Horak
is a graduate of Patchogue High School and
is employed by Billy Blake of Sayville. Her
fiancé is employed by General Sani Manufac-
turing Company of Lindenhurst.
Winners of two new sparkling bicycles in
the Back to School contest recently run by
Swezey’s Department Store, Patchogue, were
William Clarke and Debbie Webster, both
Blue Point.
Mrs. Dorothy Ryder of Patchogue accepted
a check recently for the proceeds of a benefit
tripleheader fundraiser held July 29 in honor
of her late husband Bernard, who managed
DeRoo Motors in the Patchogue Village Slo-
Ball League. Making the presentation were
Dale Whitlock and Al Baron, co-directors of
the Bernie Ryder Fund.
Starting her freshman year at Albany State
College is Miss Diane Athanasiou of Bellport.
Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Athanasiou,
and her sister, Denise, drove her to Albany
Friday. On their return trip to Bellport, they
stopped at Mystic Seaport, Conn.
Last Thursday, Mrs. John Ince of Woodland
Park Road entertained the Deucey Bridge
club at her summer house on Whalehouse
Point, Fire Island.
Safe driver awards have been made by the
Post Office Department in conjunction with
the National Safety Council to the follow-
ing post office employees for the number of
years specified: Gordon E. Cole, 18; Frank W.
Scutari, 14; George J. Woitas, 13; Salvatore
Vignato, 9; Robert Todd, 2; Deverne Swezey,
2; Chris Newham, 2; Serafino Minardi, 2.
Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Stewart of Old Stump
Road were guests of honor at a surprise baby
shower Saturday night at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Donald Stewart of Edgar Avenue.
Twenty-three guests attended the party and
buffet supper.
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Mondanaro of Blue
Point drove their daughter, Miss Josette Mon-
danaro, to Syracuse University Sept. 7, where
Miss Mondanaro, who is living in a cottage on
the campus, will start her pre-med studies at
the University.
Mr. and Mrs. William Tobitsch and daugh-
ter Kathy of Medford enjoyed a tour of West
Point over the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Reed of Center
Moriches celebrated the birthday of their son
Paul, who was 16 years old Sept. 9. It was
also Mrs. Reed’s birthday Sept. 10 and they
celebrated at a family dinner.
Playing this week at the Patchogue The-
atre: “The Thrill of it All,” starring Doris Day
and James Garner; at the Rialto Theatre:
“The Haunting,” with Julie Harris and Claire
Bloom.
-JPM

September 26

50 Years Ago
September 1963
Two Patchogue men are being reassigned
to Amarillo AFB, Texas to attend technical
training courses following completion of Unit-
ed States Air Force basic military training at
Lackland AFB, Texas. Airman James Gerardi,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore Gerardi of River
Avenue, will attend a course for aircraft main-
tenance specialists. Airman Brian R. Ward,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Ward of Wood
Avenue, will be trained as an administrative
specialist. The airmen are 1963 graduates of
Patchogue High School.
George Leon of First Street, Patchogue, was
honored at the Concord Hotel at Kiamesha
Lake in Monticello, where he and his wife had
been spending several days recently. Mr. Leon
was one of the leading agents for the John
Hancock Life Insurance Company, qualifying
for the award for the second year in succes-
sion.
Kiwanis Club of Patchogue will celebrate
its 25th anniversary with a dinner-dance at
Felice’s of Patchogue Oct. 26. Officers of
the club gathered for a group photo and
include: Alfred J. Chiuchiolo, president; Rob-
ert Hughes, first vice president; Vitro Rizzi,
second vice president; Thomas J. Keegan,
treasurer; Murray Rosenblatt, secretary; and
Vincent Holland, past president.
John Luongo, former English teacher at
Bellport High School, has been awarded the
assistant deanship at the new Southampton
College of Long Island University. Mr. Luongo
recently returned to Long Island to accept
the deanship after 14 months of lecturing and
teaching in Japan’s Kochi University as a Ful-
bright grantee. He and Mrs. Luongo will reside
in the university’s historic and picturesque
landmark, the old windmill overlooking scenic
Shinnecock Bay.
Miss Karen Roeser, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. George Roeser of Browns Lane, Bellport,
has entered the University of Kentucky for her
freshman year. Her brother Kirk is a senior at
Brown University, Providence, R.I.
Miss Patricia M. Reilly, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Edward Reilly of South Country
Road, Brookhaven, was graduated from the
Columbia Memorial Hospital School of Nurs-
ing in Hudson Sept. 8. Miss Reilly was selected
to receive the Leonard M. Nieson award for
attaining the greatest proficiency in pediatric
nursing.
Tomorrow Mr. and Mrs. George Weeks of
Kennedy Avenue, Blue Point will celebrate
their 49th wedding anniversary. This is also a
special day for Mrs. Weeks, as she will also be
celebrating her birthday.
Charles E. Greaves Jr., son of Mrs. Virginia
and the late Charles E. Greaves of Blue Point,
entered Eymard Preparatory Seminary Sept.
8. He will begin his studies there for the
priesthood and be ordained in the order of
the Blessed Sacrament Fathers. Mr. Greaves
graduated from James Wilson Young High
School this past June. He won all honors and
was valedictorian of his class. He has a sister
in her postulant year in the Order of St. Ursula
at the Convent in Blue Point, where she is
known as Sister Mary Dolores.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Theisen of Center
Moriches celebrated the birthday of their son
Charles Jr., who was 10 years old Sept. 16.
Guests attending his party were Michael and
Jim Huey, Michael Kenny, Davy Dennis, Cos-
mo Stoia and Kenneth Murphy.
Airman 2/c and Mrs. Howard Eugene Klimc-
zak were married in a double-ring ceremony at
St. Johns R.C. Church, Center Moriches. Mrs.
Klimczak is the former Miss Barbara Louise
Zuzieria of Mastic Beach.
-JPM

 

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