November 07

Richard D. Kaler, son of Mrs. Ruth Kaler
of South Ocean Avenue, has been promoted
to private first class. He enlisted in the U.S.
Marine Corps in May, received his boot
training at Parris Island, S.C. and is now
stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C., where
he is doing duty as a military policeman. A
Patchogue High School graduate, he was a
village employee when he enlisted.
A Halloween party was given at the
home of Miss Karen Martino of Bay Avenue,
Friday night. Twenty guests were
present and dancing, games and refreshments were enjoyed.
Patchogue High School’s DECA club
is making progress. Marsha Keller, William Brown,
Robert Meyer, Ken Meyer, John Storch, Tom Votta,
John Casey, Ken Kilthau and John Read contributed
their time to the running of a refreshment stand
at the football games. This and future monies
will be used to buy blazers, pay for a
trip to Albany and establish a scholarship fund.
The ninth grade at South Ocean Avenue
Junior High School recently completed the
election of officers for this year. The officers
chosen by the class are: Frank Lotito, president;
John Van Doran, vice president; Claudia Beach,
treasurer; and Jacqueline Meyer, secretary.
On Tuesday, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew M.
Underhill, Andrew M. Underhill Jr. and Mr.
and Mrs. John P. Meade drove to South
Orange, N.J. to attend the 50th wedding
anniversary celebration of Mr. and Mrs.
Eugene V. Connett Sr., who were summer
residents of Bellport for many years.
To celebrate his 6th birthday, Johnny
Wallen entertained the following friends at
a party Saturday afternoon: Carl Sparrow,
Robert Hawkins, Patty Ramirez, Susan
Kan, Judy Stephani and his sisters, Marilyn
and Claudia. Johnny is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Wallen of South Howells Point Road.
Mayor and Mrs. Harry F. Bedell of Coun-
try Club Road attended the football game
between Northeastern University, Boston,
Mr. Bedell’s alma mater, and the U.S. Mer-
chant Marine Academy at Kings Point Sat-
urday. After the game, they attended the
reception at the officer’s quarters and had
dinner at the Red Coach Inn, Westbury.
A crimson king maple tree was planted
by Mrs. Doris Demarest’s third grade class
on the grounds of Kreamer Street School.
Children in all grades collected pennies in
order to buy trees and bulbs. The students
who helped plant the tree were: Kenneth
Conquest, Darlene Satterley and Laurie Corwin.
Henry Peters of Brookhaven returned
home Saturday from Twin Ponds, Me.,
where he had been deer hunting for two weeks.
A surprise stork shower was held for
Mrs. Warren Green of Center Moriches
Nov. 1 at her home. The shower was given
by Mesdames Dorothy Brine, Lillian Green
and Lottie Whim. Approximately 30 guests
attended and many husbands joined the party later.
Bruce Mazza, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Mazza of Shirley, left Monday to report to Fort Dix
for a two-year enlistment in the U.S. Army.
Attending the Mastic Beach Yacht Club
“Funny Hat” party Oct. 26 and receiving
awards were Mrs. Frank Plastino of Manor
Drive, Mrs. Roger Neilsen of Trafalgar
Drive, Mrs. Richard Bowers of Baybright
Drive and Basil Bateman of Rockledge Drive.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bentley of Mastic
recently announced the engagement of
their daughter, Miss Wanda Joan Bentley,
to Airman Lawrence Petersen, son of
Mrs. Alva Eschbach of Mastic and Harold
Petersen of Yonkers. Miss Bentley is a
senior at William Floyd High School. Her
fiancé attended William Floyd High School
and is presently serving a four-year enlistment
in the U.S. Navy.
Playing this week at the Patchogue The-
atre for the Third Big Week: “Lawrence of
Arabia,” with Alec Guinness and Anthony
Quinn; at the Rialto Theatre: Walt Disney’s
“The Incredible Journey;” at the Plaza The-
atre: Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in “The V.I.P.s.”
On Friday the classes in the Bohemia
School celebrated Hallowe’en. The kin-
dergarten through third grades paraded
from the school to Cerny’s Bakery and
back again. A crowd gathered to see
the gaily-costumed children. The parade
was followed by classroom parties.
More than 50 young people enjoyed
an open house Hallowe’en party on Sat-
urday evening at the home of Patricia
Cowan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart
Cowan, of Tyler Avenue. The garage
was decorated with Hallowe’en colors.
Dancing was enjoyed and refreshments served.
Hallowe’en pennies collected by chil-
dren in this vicinity are again being
sent to the United Nations International
Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF),
Mrs. George Hester, of Bayport, chair-
man of the annual “Trick or Treat” pro-
gram, announced yesterday. To acquaint
the children with the program, a film
starring Danny Kaye entitled “Assign-
ment Children,” was shown in the Oak-
dale, Sayville, Bayport, and Blue Point
Schools. Mrs. Hester pointed out that
one penny provides a vaccine to protect
one child against tuberculosis. Another
penny can buy five large glasses of milk,
while five pennies provide penicillin to
cure a child of the dreaded tropical disease of yaws.
West Sayville and Oakdale Girl Scouts
helped take care of youngsters while
their parents voted at the Oakdale
School on Tuesday. Gail Hetzel read to
Christine Dawson and Joanne Smith and
Linda Prellwitz played the piano with
Vincent Lombardi who seemed to enjoy the beat.
On Monday evening, the Couples Club
of Bohemia held its second dinner dance
at the Central Hotel. Those who enjoyed
this affair were Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Potter, Mr. and Mrs. George Krute, Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Audett, Mr. and Mrs.
Alfred Clifton, Mr. and Mrs. George
Hummel, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Vitacco,
all of Bohemia, Mr. and Mrs. George
Maklos, and Miss Antoinette Plescia, of
Ronkonkoma, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Huml,
and Stephen Maklos, of Bayport.
Brownie Troop 40 led by Mrs. Meyer
Mandel and Mrs. Joseph Czysaniuk had
an investiture this past week in the Bohe-
mia School. The following girls were
invested: Helen Brady, Barbara Clerke,
Donna Clacker, Rita Etzel, Leiza Gittle-
man, Jo-Ellen Milko, Patricia Murtha,
Peggy Riodan, Patricia Sansratello, and
Susan Stevens.
Sayville High School graduates Rob-
ert Crawford of Hollywood Drive, Oak-
dale and Everett Och of Beverly Drive,
Oakdale were among one-hundred and
sixty-five freshman students attending
the New York State University College
on Long Island in Oyster Bay this fall
when the new mathematics, science and
engineering college opened for its second year.
On Friday the classes in the Bohemia
School celebrated Halloween. The
kindergarten through third grades paraded
from the school to Cerny’s Bakery and
back again. A crowd gathered to see
the gaily-costumed children. The parade
was followed by classroom parties.
More than 50 young people enjoyed
an open house Halloween party on
Saturday evening at the home of Patricia
Cowan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart
Cowan, of Tyler Avenue. The garage
was decorated with Halloween colors.
Dancing was enjoyed and refreshments served.
Halloween pennies collected by
children in this vicinity are again being
sent to the United Nations International
Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF),
Mrs. George Hester, of Bayport, chairman
 of the annual “Trick or Treat” program,
announced yesterday. To acquaint
the children with the program, a film
starring Danny Kaye entitled “Assignment
Children,” was shown in the Oakdale,
Sayville, Bayport, and Blue Point
Schools. Mrs. Hester pointed out that
one penny provides a vaccine to protect
one child against tuberculosis. Another
penny can buy five large glasses of milk,
while five pennies provide penicillin to
cure a child of the dreaded tropical
disease of yaws.

November 07 Cont.

West Sayville and Oakdale Girl Scouts
helped take care of youngsters while
their parents voted at the Oakdale
School on Tuesday. Gail Hetzel read to
Christine Dawson and Joanne Smith and
Linda Prellwitz played the piano with
Vincent Lombardi who seemed to enjoy the beat.
On Monday evening, the Couples Club
of Bohemia held its second dinner dance
at the Central Hotel. Those who enjoyed
this affair were Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Potter, Mr. and Mrs. George Krute, Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Audett, Mr. and Mrs.
Alfred Clifton, Mr. and Mrs. George
Hummel, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Vitacco,
all of Bohemia, Mr. and Mrs. George
Maklos, and Miss Antoinette Plescia, of
Ronkonkoma, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Huml,
and Stephen Maklos, of Bayport.
Brownie Troop 40 led by Mrs. Meyer
Mandel and Mrs. Joseph Czysaniuk had
an investiture this past week in the
Bohemia School. The following girls were
invested: Helen Brady, Barbara Clerke,
Donna Clacker, Rita Etzel, Leiza Gittleman,
Jo-Ellen Milko, Patricia Murtha, Peggy
Riodan, Patricia Sansratello, and Susan Stevens.
Sayville High School graduates Robert
Crawford of Hollywood Drive, Oakdale
and Everett Och of Beverly Drive,
Oakdale were among one-hundred and
sixty-five freshman students attending
the New York State University College
on Long Island in Oyster Bay this fall
when the new mathematics, science and
engineering college opened for its second year.

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