August 7
Roger Medvin of Patchogue was declared
the watermelon-eating champion of the
annual Suffolk Masonic outing at Suffolk
County Republican Headquarters in Blue Point.
Miss Janet Moffett of Laurel Street was
pleasantly surprised at a bridal shower given
in her honor Friday night by her attendants,
Miss Margaret Dunphey of Bellport, Mrs.
Ivone Ventura of Bayport and Mrs. Char-
lotte Born of North Patchogue at the home
of Mrs. Born on Woodside Avenue. Miss
Moffett will be married to John Stoffel Jr. of
Brentwood, Aug. 16 in St. Francis de Sales
R.C. Church.
Mr. and Mrs. William P. Carleton and chil-
dren, Barbara and Kevin, of Shore Road, and
Mr. Carleton’s nephew, Richard, of Bellport,
returned last weekend from a two-week
cruise to Connecticut and Eastern Long
Island on the Carleton’s cruiser,
Gray Mist.
Camping plans are being made by Pat-
chogue Post Office employee Robert Sare-
cky of Bolton Drive, Patchogue, who won
a new Nimrod Riviera camping trailer on
“Word-for-Word,” a daytime TV game pro-
gram. The trailer sleeps as many as 10.
A wild baby bird, whose benefactor, Mrs.
Linda Lamberti of East Patchogue, has
named Dinky, will not leave the household,
although it can fly. Other birds come down
on the lawn, but it does not go with them.
Mrs. Lamberti found the bird about a month
ago on the ground outside of Patchogue
Motors, where she is employed, brought it
home and took care of it. She does not know
the species. It is gray with white on the
chest, brown-tipped wings and large beak.
He comes when she calls Dinky.
A colored RCA television will be awarded
at the decommissioning dinner dance of
the Swan Yacht Club in September. The
proceeds go toward a heating system for
the Swan Yacht Clubhouse in Patchogue
Shores.
Mr. and Mrs. William Muller of Bellport
vacationed last week at Humble Rest, East
Stroudsburg, Pa. While there, they became
acquainted with another family staying at
Humble Rest, Mr. and Mrs. James Hannon
and their two children, who live a block
away from them on Circuit Road.
Mr. and Mrs. Marcel Beitel and family of
North Howells Point Road drove to West
Point for the weekend to visit their son,
Marcy, who is a new cadet at the academy.
Malcolm Johnson of Country Club Road
participated in a tournament sponsored by
the National Field Archery Association at
Watkins Glen last week. Archers from all
sections of the country attended.
Newlyweds are Mr. and Mrs. Douglas
A. Jayne, who were married at 4 p.m. July
19 in Mary Immaculate R.C. Church. The
bride is the former Miss Ruth Marie Fasce
of Bellport.
Margaret Fitzpatrick of Broadview Ave-
nue won the match-play tournament in
Class B at the Bellport Golf Club. The finals
were held July 30.
A supper party was given for Susan Dobrie
Monday afternoon in celebration of her 11th
birthday by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adam
Dobrie of Academy Lane. Those present
were Ellen Roberge, Debbie and Kathy Lan-
caster, Karen Hermus, Kathy Lomonosoff,
Julie Bergin and Susan’s sister, Barbara.
Airman 3/c Thomas Ruddy of Blue Point
is spending a two-week leave at home with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Ruddy and
family of Middle Road. Airman Ruddy is
stationed at the Lowry Air Force Base at
Denver, Colo.
Runners up in the Center Moriches Little
League baseball schedule were the Braves.
The team also captured the first-half hon-
ors of the same season. The team roster
includes Ted Robinson, David Bahr, Cam
Lendrim, Larry Brown, Donald Burris, Larry
Carter, Fred Zamorski, John Vocs, Tom
O’Day, Paul Sherrill, Joe McHeffey and Lou-
is Strebel. Victor Angetti managed the club
and Charles Fossett was coach.
Miss Gail Mansfield, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Edward Mansfield of Shirley, was
crowned Miss Brookhaven National Labora-
tory at the annual picnic of the lab employ-
ees held July 25.
Playing this week at the Patchogue The-
atre: “Robin and the 7 Hoods,” with Frank
Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.;
at the Rialto Theatre: “Ensign Pulver,” star-
ring Robert Walker and Burl Ives, together
with The Beatles’ “A Hard Day’s Night.”
Vito’s welcomes you to their new Pizza
Lounge, open daily from 6 p.m. to midnight
except Monday. Featuring delicious authen-
tic Italian pizzas, tempting heros, spaghetti
and meatballs, ravioli, lasagna and veal par-
migiana. Vito’s Luncheonette and Statio-
nery, Surrey Circle, Shirley.

August 14
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schenck of Mount
Vernon Avenue have been entertaining their
daughter, Mrs. Robert Welsh and son Derek,
of Miami, Fla. Mrs. Welsh is the former Miss Judi Schenck.
The Golden Age Social Club had an out-
door picnic Saturday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. Elsie Kurrass on Marvin Street. The
next meeting of the club will be held today at
Whirlaway’s Inn on Bay Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spisak, formerly of
Terry Road, Patchogue, held a barbecue at
their new home in Ronkonkoma recently for
about 20 of their former neighbors.
Mrs. Virginia Felice of West Main Street
bruised her spine Aug. 6 when she slipped
and fell while washing her kitchen floor. She
was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital
by the Patchogue Fire Department Ambu-
lance and treated and released to her home.
Just married and on a wedding trip to
Europe are Mr. and Mrs. Gary J. Greco, who
were wed Sunday in St. Joseph the Worker
R.C. Church, East Patchogue. The bride is the
former Miss Patricia Ann Walsh of Patchogue.
In a field of eight runners, 15-year-old Kathy
McIntyre, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George
McIntyre of Washington Avenue, failed to
place in Friday’s competition in the half-
mile at the Olympic Trials held on Randall’s
Island. The hard-running girl, who will be a
ninth-grader at Oregon Avenue Junior High
School in September, earned a chance in
the finals of the stiff competition by placing
second in her heat. Four heats were run.
The competition was held for a berth on the
U.S. Olympic team at Tokyo this fall. Kathy
received a certificate for participating in the
trials and a medallion.
Guided missile cruiser USS Galveston, car-
rying aboard Donald E. Kennedy, radarman
seaman, of Patchogue, is on a summer mid-
shipman training cruise designed to prepare
midshipmen for duties as naval officers. Sea-
man Kennedy will be able to visit Vancouver,
B.C. and Monterey, Calif.
Newlyweds are Mr. and Mrs. Michael
Joseph Moy, who were married in a nuptial
mass Saturday in St. Joseph the Worker R.C.
Church, East Patchogue. The bride is the
former Miss Patricia Elizabeth Fitzgerald of
East Patchogue.
The 9th birthday July 26 of Deborah Emma
was celebrated July 25 at a patio party given
by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Emma
of Columbus Avenue, East Patchogue. Fifteen
guests attended, including her grandmother,
Mrs. Maria Foti of East Patchogue. The 12th
wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Emma
and the presentation of Maria Joy Emma,
their 3-month-old daughter, in the Christian
Assembly Church, East Patchogue, was cele-
brated recently.
Ann Mullaney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Mullaney, and Connie Cummings,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Cummings,
of Bellport, spent last week at Camp Edey,
Bayport. Susan Hendrie, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Hendrie, left Monday for a week
at Camp Edey.
Trissie Holland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Vincent Holland of South Howells Point Road,
celebrated her 5th birthday with a party for 20
of her friends on Aug. 4.
A surprise bridal shower was given for Miss
Bertie Nan Richardson in the social hall of
the Bellport Methodist Church Saturday night
with about 35 attending. The hostesses were
members of the bridal party: Mrs. Christopher
Cavalieri of Bellport, Miss Anita Banker of
Medford and Miss Betty Darminin of Med-
ford. Miss Richardson will be married at
Bellport Methodist Church Aug. 23 to Glenn
Weldon Howitt of Bellport.
Over the weekend, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh N.
Brown and their family of Beaver Dam Road
visited with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert McLean, of Charlestown, R.I. at their beach house.
Miss Francoise Gorodetzky of Strasbourg,
France is visiting the United States and is the
houseguest of Mr. and Mrs. David Alburger of
Beaver Dam Road for a few days.
Jane Elizabeth Fuka, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Fuka of Chapel Avenue, cele-
brated her 10th birthday Aug. 6 with a cook-
out for her friends. After refreshments, the
film “The Yearling” was shown for the guests.
Mr. and Mrs. Barney Charvat of Blue Point
announce the engagement of their daughter,
Miss Barbara Ann, to William Charles Keller,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Keller of Blue
Point. Both are graduates of James Wilson
Young High School, Bayport.
Dr. and Mrs. G. Dwight Maud and son of
Providence, R.I. are spending a week’s vaca-
tion with Dr. Maud’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.
Dennis Maud of Blue Point.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hickey of Center Morich-
es held a get-together for their twins, Daniel
and Dennis, July 31, in honor of their 20th
birthday. The following day, Daniel entered
the service, at Lackland Field, Texas, for basic training.
Joseph Di Santi Jr. of Shirley recently
caught a 10 1/2 pound fluke while fishing
on a party boat sailing from Captree State
Park. The fish measured some 29 1/2 inches
long, and provided Joe with many anxious
moments until he was brought to the net.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 21
Mrs. William “Dot” Lewis, past president of
Amvets Auxiliary Post 111 of Patchogue, has
an impressive collection of 150 bowling tro-
phies. She currently holds the highest ladies
average in the county a 181.
Edward Mariella Sr. of Church Street
reported to Fifth Precinct Patrolman Ray-
mond Wolfe that a 15-horsepower outboard
motor, valued at $150, was stolen Tuesday or
yesterday from his garage. Also, the top and
rear window of his son’s 1963 vehicle were slashed.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dayton of Grove Ave-
nue announce the engagement of their daugh-
ter, April Ann, to Ronald J. Nowicki, son of
Mrs. Connie Nowicki of Patchogue. Miss Day-
ton is a graduate of Patchogue High School,
class of 1964, and is presently employed as
a secretary by the Roberts Press, Patchogue.
Mr. Nowicki is serving in the U.S. Navy in Norfolk, Va.
Van Guard Hose Company Juniors received
a first-place victory at a recent tournament
held at Woodmere. They Are: Al Palermo, Jer-
ry Blake, Garry Parris, Robin Parris, Lamont
Lettieri, Warren Deedy, Carl Devito, George
Benincasa, Jim Devito, Bob DeLaVergne,
Tom Newham, Mike Greco, Pep Perrier, Jim
Metz, Bill Dvorak, Tom Murray, John Dvor-
ak, Russell Metz, Don DeLaVergne and Jon Parris.
Exchange student Eva Marie Godel of
Stuttgart, Germany addressed the Patchogue
Rotary Club last Wednesday, comparing life
in Germany to that in the United States. Fred
Reaver is Rotary director and chairman of the
international service committee and Robert
Siegel is president of the Patchogue Rotary Club.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hodge of Wilstan
Avenue spent the weekend in Vermont visit-
ing relatives and friends there.
Richard Quappe of Jennings Avenue has
graduated from the Famous Artists Schools
of Westport, Conn. Mr. Quappe specialized
in commercial art and illustration during
his three-year course with this home study school.
A Farewell to Summer and pajama party
was held by Misses Sharon and JoAnn Fuc-
ci, Aug. 19 at their home on Bennett Ave-
nue. Those present were the Misses Susan
Hall, Patricia Hall, Sandra Romeo and Terry
Davies. Refreshments were served following
the evening’s activities, which included televi-
sion, playing records and dancing.
Newlyweds are Mr. and Mrs. Alfred A.
Volkmann, who were married in the Emanuel
Lutheran Church, Patchogue, Aug. 16, in a
double-ring ceremony. The bride is the for-
mer Miss Laurine Taylor Rothe of Patchogue.
Ernest Maler Jr. has been named to the
Dean’s List at Manhattan College, New York
City, having received high academic recogni-
tion for 1963-1964. Mr. Maler is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Ernest Maler Sr. of Orchard Road,
East Patchogue.
Bellport Girl Scout Troop 22, under the
leadership of Mrs. David Rahm and Mrs. John
Jesseph, took a “bike hike” from Kulakow-
ski’s Farm on Station Road to the Suffolk
County Home, Yaphank, Tuesday. The girls
ate a picnic lunch on the hospital grounds and
visited their two “adopted” patients before
returning home.
Mrs. John Anderson and sons, Robbie and
Dave, of Denver, Colo., spent the weekend
with Mrs. Anderson’s brother-in-law and sis-
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Thorndike of South
Howells Point Road. They were here to attend
the wedding of Miss Jean Thorndike to Todd
Gould at the Bellport Methodist Church Saturday afternoon.
Fifth Precinct Patrolman C.S. Uehlinger
reported that the horse of Rosa White of
South Howells Point Road was caught about
12:05 a.m. yesterday after it was seen running
loose in the vicinity of Bellport and Academy
lanes and Rogers Avenue in Bellport.
A surprise baby shower was given for Mrs.
Peter Carr of North Howells Point Road Aug.
15 by her sister, Miss Kathy Borruso. Forty
guests were present at the shower, which was
held at the Borruso home on Bieselin Road.
Frank Trotta Jr., of Woodland Park Road, is
spending two weeks at Camp Orange, Middle-
town. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Trotta,
visited Sunday with John Fuoco at Bellerose.
Robert Eleazer Sr. is making a good recov-
ery at Smithtown General Hospital, where
he has been a patient for three weeks due to
burns suffered in an explosion.
Mrs. Kathleen Piech of Center Moriches
celebrated the birthday of her son, Mickey,
who was 22 years old recently, when he was
home on leave from the Army. A dinner was
held in his honor.
Playing this week at the Patchogue The-
atre: “The 7th Dawn,” starring William Holden
and Susannah York; at the Rialto Theatre:
Walt Disney’s “The Three Lives of Thomasi-
na” and at the Shirley Drive-In Theatre: “Night
of the Iguana,” with Richard Burton and Ava Gardner.

August 28
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rothe, Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Searles and Mr. and Mrs. Al
Gilman were hosts at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Rothe on Terry Road recently for
about 18 of their neighbors. On Saturday,
Mrs. Rothe celebrated her birthday.
A son, Lawrence Stanton Keller, was
born to Senior Master Sergeant and Mrs.
Donald Keller at Vandenberg Air Force
Base Hospital, California, Aug. 25. Mrs.
Keller is the former Miss Catherine Stan-
ton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Stan-
ton of Patchogue and Sgt. Keller is the
son of Mrs. Edna Keller of Patchogue. The
Kellers have three other children, Nancy,
Gregory and Patricia.
The Royal Redwood Bar, 8 West Avenue,
Patchogue, was gutted by fire Aug. 25-26,
according to Fifth Precinct Patrolman Wil-
liam Zurl. Patchogue firemen, led by Chief
Al Rothe, extinguished the fire, which was
believed to have started in the area of the
bar. Fifth Squad detectives are investigat-
ing the possibility of arson having been
committed. Police said the bar was closed
at the time of the fire and the owner was
away on vacation.
Robert De Sant of North Patchogue
report to patrolman J.J. Brophy that a
21-year-old man drove away Sunday from
his Ricky’s Hamburger Stand in North Pat-
chogue without paying a $1.10 bill.
Wayne Warren of North Patchogue
reported to patrolman Henry Brechter that
his $20 Patchogue High School class ring
and 20 cents were stolen Sunday from his
clothes while he was swimming at Smith’s
Point Beach opposite Shirley.
Newlyweds are Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Lawrence Randall, who were married at
3 p.m. Aug. 16 in Mary Immaculate R.C.
Church, Bellport, by the Rev. Thomas J.
Manning. The bride is the former Miss
Sharon Lynn Siffert of Patchogue.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Zeidler of East
Patchogue announce the engagement of
their daughter, Diane, to Anthony Vaccaro,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Vaccaro of
East Patchogue. Miss Zeidler is a graduate
of Patchogue High School and attended
Adelphi University and Suffolk County
Community College, majoring in business.
Mr. Vaccaro is a graduate of Bellport High
School and expects to graduate from Adel-
phi University in June, majoring in biology.
Arthur Waugh, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Alexander Waugh of East Patchogue, flew
to Gilbraltar to meet friends. He will sail
for two weeks around the Mediterranean
aboard a 40-foot sailboat with them.
Miss Nancy L. Wood of Bellport was one
of 52 special students enrolled at the Audu-
bon Camp of Maine during the past two
weeks and one of more than 600 teachers
and adult conservation leaders who are
taking the famous Audubon nature courses
at four such institutions this summer. Miss
Wood’s studies included bird life, animals
and plants, freshwater pond and marine
life, and nature activities, the latter provid-
ing special training in teaching techniques.
Miss Natalie Bliss of Rogers Avenue and
Mrs. Thomas Webster of Bellport Lane
vacationed last week at Newfane, Vt.
Gary De Santis, who is in the United
States Army Reserve, was home for an
eight-day leave after completing his basic
training. He returned this week to Fort
Dix, N.J. Gary is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Pat De Santis of New Jersey Avenue, Bellport.
On Tuesday, Mrs. George Mistler of
Bellport rejoined the Tuesday Night Club,
which met at the home of Mrs. Ferde Mis-
tler of Medford. It is a card club which she
helped organize 21 years ago.
After spending two years in Izmir, Tur-
key, A/1st Class Peter W. Cox and his wife
and children, Timothy and Tammy, are
spending a week with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Ward Cox, of Circuit Road. When they
leave here, they will go to North Dakota,
where A/1c Cox will be stationed at Minot Air Force Base.
Martin Finston, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.L.
Finston of General McLean Drive, cele-
brated his Bar Mitzvah at Sabbath services
Aug. 29 at Temple Beth El in Patchogue. A
luncheon in his honor was held afterwards
for 150 relatives and friends.
Mrs. Ralph Maust of South Country
Road, Brookhaven, has just returned from
a trip to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket,
R.I., where she visited her friends.
When Long Island Rail Road engineer
Frank E. Albin, of Blue Point, pulled into
the Patchogue station at 2:30 p.m. Friday,
he was greeted by Mrs. Albin, his family
and friends, to mark his retirement after
47 years of service. Mrs. Albin received
a large bouquet of flowers from Angus
McLarty of Sayville, conductor for many
years with Mr. Albin on the run between
Patchogue and Babylon.
Mr. and Mrs. William Rate of Medford
had as their guest for the past 10 days
Mrs. Ella Adams of West Mount, N.J. Mrs.
Adams is a former resident of Medford,
having lived here 20 years ago. She was
amazed at the changes that had taken
place and the improvements that have been made.
A 50th wedding anniversary celebration
was held recently at the Sunrise Restau-
rant, Center Moriches, in honor of Mr.
and Mrs. William T. Thomson of Glasgow,
Scotland, who are visiting with their son-
in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Reider
Olsen of Center Moriches. During their
one-month stay in this country, the couple
enjoyed much sightseeing and many visits
to the New York World’s Fair. They make
their departure for home on board the
Queen Elizabeth Wednesday.
Playing this week at the Patchogue The-
atre: “What a Way to Go,” with an all-star
cast of Shirley MacLaine, Robert Mitchum,
Paul Newman, Dean Martin, Gene Kelly,
Bob Cummings and Dick Van Dyke; and
at the Rialto Theatre: “I’d Rather be Rich,”
starring Sandra Dee, Robert Goulet and Andy Williams.

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