October 3

At the September meeting of the
Patchogue Columbiettes, plans were dis-
cussed for a past presidents’ dinner in
October and a smorgasbord in November.
Mrs. Jennie Fucci, president, was in charge
of the meeting.
Miss Linda Jean Lang, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. Wilson Lang of Laurel Street,
Patchogue, returned to Elmira College
Sept. 16 for her sophomore year.
The varsity cheerleading squad for the
year 1963-64 at Patchogue High School is
comprised of: Kathleen Biggs, Judi Dio-
guardo, Carol Fadeley, Arlyn Hertz, Sharon
Lang, Christina Murphy, Lorraine Murphy,
Catherine Purdy, Carol Reich, Judy Silber-
busch, Pamela Silhan and Linda Sinkoff.
A long, long squash was recently dis-
played by Tony Sanzone of Cedar Grove
Court, Patchogue. Mr. Sanzone, who is a
barber at John Mayer’s barbershop, South
Ocean Avenue, said the squash is a little
more than 5 feet long and weighs about 30
pounds. He said he’s got another squash in
his garden that is almost as long, and now
he’s waiting to see if it grows even longer
than the first.
This week’s specials at Finast Supermar-
kets: Crisco pure oil, 1 pint 8 ounce bottle,
37 cents; chuck roast or steak, 35 cents
pound; Finast bacon, 59 cents pound; floun-
der fillet, 59 cents pound.
A belated 4th birthday party was given
in honor of Pamela Potter by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. David Potter of Narragansett
Avenue, East Patchogue Sept. 25.
Miss Patricia Doherty of Bellport received
her diploma as a graduate nurse from The
Brooklyn Hospital’s School of Nursing at
exercises in the music hall at the Brooklyn
Academy of Music last Thursday. Miss
Doherty has accepted a position as an oper-
ating room nurse at St. Charles Hospital in
Port Jefferson. She is a graduate of Bellport
High School.
On Friday afternoon a party was given
for Terry Perino in celebration of his 7th
birthday by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Perino Jr. of North Howells Point Road,
Bellport. Those present were Steven Rant,
Gail Brown, Alice Villano, Andy Hudis,
Chris Bergskaug, Patty Ann Arthur, Nancy
Regalmuto, Billy Higinbotham and Terry’s
brother, Ricky.
About 45 guests attended a piano recital
presented by Miss Catherine Kouts, Sunday
afternoon at her home on South Coun-
try Road. After the program, refreshments
were served. Miss Kouts, who is the daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Kouts, takes
lessons from Olivia Stickley of Bellport.
After spending a 25-day leave with his
family in Brookhaven, Peter Ince has
returned to Walker Air Force Base in New
Mexico.
Attending the American Academy of Dra-
matic Arts in New York City again this year
is Archie Bonyun, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wil-
liam Bonyun of Burnett Lane, Brookhaven.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mistler of Medford
returned home over the weekend after a
honeymoon trip through New England and
Canada. They will soon occupy their new
home on Robinson Avenue.
Slicing the sausage was a unique way
of “cutting the ribbon” at the opening of
the new Rudy’s Meat market on Route 112
in Medford. Cleaver in hand, Brookhaven
Councilman Howard L. Rowland was pres-
ent to congratulate the proud new owner,
Rudolph Weid, whose store opened Friday.
Cub Scout Pack 23, Center Moriches,
recently toured Suffolk County Air Force
Base at Westhampton Beach. Capt. Arthur
Kwiatkowski briefed Scout Joe Healy, 10,
and his Cubmates on the instrument panel
of the HH 43B “Huskie” helicopter.
Shirley Postmaster Victor Humel recent-
ly returned from a vacation of visiting post
offices that bear the name of Shirley. The
Shirley post offices that he visited were in
the states of West Virginia, Massachusetts
and Indiana.
Mr. and Mrs. John Neppell of Mastic
Beach spent a week’s vacation with Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas Neppell, also of Mastic Beach,
on their boat honey gal, cruising around
Greenport.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: “The Great Escape,” starring
Steve McQueen, James Garner and Rich-
ard Attenborough; at the Rialto Theatre:
“Johnny Cool,” with Henry Silva, Elizabeth
Montgomery and Jim Backus; at the Plaza
Theatre: Laurence Harvey and Lee Remick
in “The Running Man.”
-JPM
October 10

A group of parishioners of Our Lady
of Mount Carmel R.C. Church have just
returned home after a three-week tour of
Italy. Many members of the group had an
opportunity to visit friends and relatives
whom they had not seen in many years.
Among them was Antonio Romeo, local tai-
lor, who returned to his native home town
after 58 years, and his brother Louis, who
returned after 56 years.
A surprise 35th wedding anniversary
party was given for Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Rogers at Pine Grove Inn Sept. 28 by their
son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lee
Rogers of Patchogue. Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Rogers have two grandchildren, Diane, age
8, and Debra, who is 5. About 30 guests
were present.
Miss Marion Roberts, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. George J. Roberts Jr. of Grove Avenue,
recently enrolled at Moody Bible Institute
in Chicago.
Lawrence Rowse, son of Mr. and Mrs.
E. Kevin Rowse of Cedar Avenue, is a
member of the freshman class at State
University College at Fredonia. A graduate
of Patchogue High School, he is majoring in
social studies.
Billy Todd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Todd of Harris Street, celebrated his 7th
birthday with a few of his friends. His
guests were James Overton, Kenneth and
Donna Brown, Michael Arne, Martin Haack
and his brother Stephen.
John Grace celebrated his 7th birthday
Oct. 2 at a party given by his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Gerald Grace of Charles Court,
East Patchogue. His guests were Glenn
Shiebler, John Sailor, Russell Garrison,
Michael Hickey and William Moore.
Mrs. Jackleen Haller of Bellport was
graduated Sept. 26 from the Brooklyn Hos-
pital School of Nursing. Mrs. Haller, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Iarocci
of Patchogue, is a graduate of Bellport High
School. She will be joining the operating
room staff at Brookhaven Memorial Hospi-
tal Monday. Attending the exercises were
her husband, Herman Haller, Mr. and Mrs.
Iarocci, Mrs. Margaret Haller, Misses Debra
and Josephine Iarocci, Ralph Reynolds and
Miss Nancy Arnold of Patchogue.
A surprise baby shower was given for
Mrs. Edward Warner at her home on Sec-
ond Street, Bellport, Tuesday night with
20 guests present. Co-hostesses were Mrs.
Francis Hermus, Mrs. William Hermus,
Mrs. W. Tyson Dominy Jr. and Mrs. Robert
Wayte.
On Friday afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Schuman of Bieselin Road entertained
a group of neighbors who had presented
them with a twin stroller for their newly
born twins, Timmy and Terry.

Mr. and Mrs. Willard Owen and family
have moved from Bell Street to 42 Circuit
Road. They recently bought the house from
John Wallen.
Sally Bohn, daughter of Capt. and Mrs.
Harold Bohn of South Country Road, Bell-
port, came home from Brookhaven Memo-
rial Hospital Sunday following a tonsillec-
tomy Friday.
A basketball and volleyball team has
been organized by two South Haven moth-
ers, Mrs. Frederick Gerhard and Mrs. Alice
Freidel, for girls in grades 7 to 12. The girls
meet at the new South Haven School each
Wednesday night.
Schuyler (Bud) Corwin has organized a
basketball team for South Haven boys of
the same ages. Starting this week, they will
play each Tuesday night at the South Haven
School.
Private First Class Richard Grimminger of
Center Moriches has just returned to North
Carolina after spending 20 days leave. Upon
his return, he will be transferred to Norfolk,
Va. He entered the service in June 1962.
Mrs. Carmen Coraci of Shirley recently
posed for a photo on the deck of the S.S.
Queen of Bermuda, just before sailing from
New York on an ocean holiday cruise to the
Bermuda Isles.
The 1964 Comet, pioneer of luxury com-
pacts, undergoes its first complete change
since 1960. The completely redesigned
Comet has all new sheet metal, improved
ride and handling characteristics, and
greater passenger room. New standards of
performance are attained with a new three-
speed automatic transmission and a broad
range of four engines. The local dealer is
Zeidler Motors, Route 112, Medford.
Steer in to Steer Inn. Menu items include:
100 percent pure beefburgers, 15c; cheese-
burgers, 20c; triple thick shakes, 20c; crispy
French fries, 15c; sparkling soft drinks, 10c;
rich, freshly brewed hot coffee, 10c.
-JPM

 

October 17

DeWitt Davies passed for four touch-
downs and ran for two more, including one
for 97 yards and sparked Patchogue’s JV
football team to a 39-0 win over Sachem JV
Saturday afternoon. The rangy Patchogue
quarterback was the whole show as he com-
pleted five of eight passes for 91 yards and
rushed for 195 more in seven carries.
Meeting recently in Cannes, France while
stationed with the Sixth Fleet in the Medi-
terranean were Russell Clowes, BT2, of
Patchogue, serving aboard the aircraft car-
rier USS Saratoga, and his brother-in-law
Lowell Thomas, ET2, of Medford, aboard
the submarine USS Becuna. They will be
returning to the states later this month and
will complete their tour of duty next February.
Leslie Brennan of John Street celebrated
her 11th birthday Oct. 8 at her home with
a party for her friends. Present were Nan
Engel, Ilene Danzinger, Lynn Falkoff, Diane
Felice, Beverly Francis, Fern Horwitz, Susan
Natali, Miriam Waldman, Lynn Wilder, Shel-
ley Spiro and Sandra Romeo. Games were
played and refreshments were served fiesta style.
Mrs. Muriel R. Seaton of Brookhaven and
Robert J. Seaton of Fort Lee, N.J. announce
the engagement of their daughter, Diane
Lynn, to Thomas S. Stevenson Jr., son of
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Stevenson Sr.
of Patchogue. Miss Seaton is a graduate
of Bellport High School and is presently
attending the Wood Secretarial School in
New York City. Mr. Stevenson is a graduate
of Patchogue High School and has served in
the U.S. Navy for four years. He is currently
co-owner of the Plaza Rest in Patchogue.
Home on leave is Airman 3/c Matthew
Pisoni, son of Mrs. Blanche Pisoni of Silver
Street, Patchogue. He has just returned
from Taiwan, Formosa, where he served for
15 months. After his leave he is going to be
stationed in England.
Miss Anita Palermo, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Anthony F. Palermo of East Patchogue,
reigned as a princess in the Homecoming
court of the University of Connecticut last
weekend. Miss Palermo, a junior majoring
in elementary education, represented her
sorority in the campus-wide competition
and was chosen one of five finalists.
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Lenz and family of
Country Club Road, Bellport, vacationed at
Lake Placid for five days last week.
Bellporters who visited their sons for
Parents Day at Berkshire in Sheffield, Mass.,
were Mr. and Mrs. Vernon O’Rourke, Mr.
and Mrs. Harvey McChesney Jr. and Mrs.
David H. Lanman Jr. and son George. Mr.
Lanman Jr. flew to Amsterdam, Holland last
Thursday on a business trip to several different
countries in Europe.
Bellport’s varsity cross country team is
again on its way to a perfect season as it has
already won four meets in as many starts.
The Clippers’ toughest meet came Monday
against Sayville, which they won by a score
of 23-32. Three of Bellport’s runners broke
the existing course record of 12:53: Jean
Ribes, 12:10; Mike Kalinowski, 12:26; and
Steve Mennuti, 12:40.
Last Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. John Strick-
land of Brookhaven drove to Hartford,
Conn. to attend the wedding of Miss Rosalie
Markel to Charles Montante. Mr. Montante
had been the best man at the Strickland’s wedding.
Last week, a green parakeet, belonging
to Mr. Meyer of Medford, got out of doors
and became lost in the vicinity of Oregon
Avenue School. If some student has found
him, he will receive a reward for his return.
The bird talks and answers to the name of Micky.
The former Masury Mansion, a one-time
landmark of Center Moriches, was destroyed
by fire on Oct. 5. Firemen from Center
Moriches, East Moriches and Mastic fought
the fire for over three hours. The mansion
was completely gutted by the blaze.
This week at the Medford Farm Stand:
Cabbage, 3 cents a pound; cauliflower, 2 for
29 cents; MacIntosh apples, 4 pounds for 29
cents; Sunkist oranges, 10 for 39 cents; milk,
75 cents a gallon plus dep.
-JPM

October 24

Mrs. Anna Seitz of Maple Avenue, Mrs.
Jeanette Owen and Mrs. Katherine Scherer
of Blue Point and Miss Marjory Brown of
Lynbrook have returned from a motor tour.
Mrs. Richard Rothe and baby daughter
Penny Ann have returned to their home Fri-
day from Brookhaven Memorial Hospital.
The marriage of Miss Laura Lee Lambert,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lambert of
Brookhaven, to Kenneth Hodge, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Birmingham of Patchogue,
will take place at a candlelight service Mon-
day in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Zustovich were married
Sept. 14 in St. Francis de Sales R.C. Church,
Patchogue, by the Rev. John J. Traymor. The
bride is the former Miss Alvina Nagle, daugh-
ter of Mrs. Matthew Nagle of Patchogue and
the late Matthew Nagle. The bridegroom is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Zustovich
of West Sayville.
The 25th wedding anniversary is being
marked by Mr. and Mrs. George Brady of
Clinton Avenue, Patchogue, who are on a
cruise to Bermuda, aboard the S.S. Queen
of Bermuda. Also on the cruise are Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Simpson of Blue Point.
John Clark of Patchogue, a member of the
State University at Albany’s high-flying cross
country squad, was among Albany’s first
three runners at the Le Moyne Invitational
meet against host Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute and Siena College. As a result of
time recorded in the meet, Clark and his
fellow Albany hill and dalers were named to
the RPI Cross Country honor roll.
After a 10-month tour of duty in Mara-
thon, Greece, Richard G. Scott, U.S.N., has
returned to his home base in Davisville, R.I.
He spent the weekend with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Aubrey Scott of Bieselin Road, Bellport.
To celebrate their birthdays, Lisa and Jon
Anderson, accompanied by their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Anderson of Brookhaven,
spent the day in New York City, Oct. 16.
They attended a performance of the musical,
“Oliver” and had dinner in a French restau-
rant. Jon was 11 years old Oct. 14 and Lisa
was 13 years old Oct. 16.
The annual Halloween costume parade,
sponsored by the Blue Point Fire Depart-
ment, will be held Oct. 31 and will form in
front of the firehouse. Committeemen in
charge of the affair are Charles Clough, Don-
ald Kirouac and Richard Hambley.
Richard E. Mistler, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Ferde J. Mistler of Ohio Avenue, Medford,
is now associated with the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. Mr. Mistler, his wife
and 3-year-old daughter, Lisa Ann, recent-
ly moved to Westgate, Cambridge, Mass.,
which is on campus. He is now in a graduate
student program at M.I.T. and is working
toward his doctorate in ceramics as well as
being an assistant in the Ceramics Labora-
tory Research Laboratory. Only six graduate
students from colleges all over the world
were accepted in this program.
A collision between a Mastic Beach fire
truck and an automobile resulted in injuries
to four firemen last week. The accident
occurred while the truck was en route to a
brush fire. The firemen injured in the acci-
dent were: Joseph Sommers, who was the
driver of the truck; Frank Musso, Joseph
Luise and Philip Martinez. All sustained
contusions and abrasions. Fire officials
filed a formal complaint against the driver
of the car, Mrs. Mildred Luccese of King
Road, charging her with “failure to yield the
right of way to an emergency fire apparatus
responding to an alarm.”
Best Picture of the Year, Winner of 7
Academy Awards: “Lawrence of Arabia,”
starring Alec Guinness and Anthony Quinn.
Patchogue Theatre, starting Wednesday, Oct. 23.
-JPM



October 31

Miss Jill O’Brien, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
William F. O’Brien of Park Street, a fresh-
man at Elmira College, has been selected
for membership in the Mira-Chords, a sing-
ing group under the direction of William J.
Lee, associate professor of music. The Mira-
Chords not only appear at student and town
functions, but are traveling ambassadors to
out-of-town high schools and preparatory schools.
Miss Joan Mannino, daughter of Mrs. Rose
Mannino of Swezey Street, was guest-of-
honor at a bridal shower held Oct. 1 at
the Medford Brau House. Approximately 80
friends and relatives attended. The shower
was given by Misses Phyllis, Nikki and Lil-
lian Mannino and Marie Passarello. Miss
Mannino will wed Thomas LaGrega Jr. on Nov. 10.
Announcement: “The Patchogue Bank,
Patchogue’s oldest bank, has changed its
name to Island State Bank. This change
became necessary in order to keep pace with
the growing needs of Long Island and our
own expansion into new areas.”
Trips to Europe, illustrated with slides,
were described by John J. Roe III of Bellport,
and a Patchogue attorney, at a meeting of
the Patchogue Rotary Club Oct. 23. In the
absence of Jack Luchsinger, president, who
was in Florida, Bob Siegel, vice president,
introduced the speaker.
Busy bakers of Brownie Troop 14, who
baked cookies at the Patchogue Electric
Light Company last Thursday, under the
supervision of Mrs. Ione Justice, assisted by
Mrs. Ann Hoffman, included: Mary Kattau,
Stephanie Sullivan, Janet Hoffman, Kristen
Mauer, Patti Lanese, Holly Hauser, Susan Zel-
enski, Laurene Gaffney, Margo Dohn, Joann
Manning, Kathleen McCance, Ruth Sandi-
lands, Susan Deedy and Mary Marks. Mrs.
Shirley Deedy and Mrs. Ann Lanese were the
helpers of leader Mrs. Janet Zelenski.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward V. Loughlin of South
Howell’s Point Road spent the weekend
at Rhinebeck, where they visited their son
Larry, who is a student at Cardinal Farley Military Academy.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mahoney, Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Chant, Mr. and Mrs. John Gorman
and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hazen attended
 the Army-Washington State football game
at West Point Saturday afternoon. The group
had dinner at Bear Mountain Inn.

Mesdames Joyce Buniski, Dorothy Scheibel
and Virginia Petersen, members of the
Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 8137, have
been serving as Pink Ladies at the Suffolk
Home in Yaphank these past few weeks.
There is a great need for more volunteers at the home.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ellis and Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Hudak, both of Medford, have been
enjoying a vacation in Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. George Schoener of Center
Moriches celebrated the 8th birthday of their
daughter, Dawn, Oct. 24, with a party for
her friends. Present were Lynn Tenke, Linda
Strebel, Martha Waide, Adele Provadenti and
Karen Cozadd.
This week at Bohack: Canned hams, 3-
pound tin $2.89; Bohack best cider, gallon
jug 55c; Philadelphia cream cheese, 3-ounce pkg. 10c.
- JPM

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