November 06
Eric Sackstein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Julie
Sackstein of East Roe Boulevard, has been
pledged to Theta Chi Fraternity at Allegheny
College. The chapter, Beta Chi, has been on
Allegheny’s campus since 1942. The college is
presently observing its 150th anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Garritano of Norton
Street have returned home after spending a six
months’ vacation in Italy. After having toured
other sections of Italy, the Garritanos visited
their hometown of Terranova di Sibari, where
they were born. This was their first visit there
since coming to this country 44 years ago.
Mr. Garritano is in the plumbing business in
Patchogue.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Recchio and daughter
Susan, of Perry Place, motored to New Paltz
Nov. 1 to visit their son Michael, who is a
freshman at the State University College there.
Mrs. Antoinette Fuoco of Bellport, Mrs. Mary
Recchio and Charles Mancuso accompanied
them on the trip.
Mr. and Mrs. James Gerstenberg of Pat-
chogue announce the engagement of their
daughter, Sharon, to George Wayne, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wayne of Patchogue.
Miss Gerstenberg is a graduate of Patchogue
High School and is now training at the Glen
Cove Hospital. Mr. Wayne is also a graduate of
Patchogue High School. He is employed at the
South Bay Boat Works, Patchogue.
Approximately 700 local youngsters were
on hand for the Patchogue Lions Club annual
Halloween dance held at the Patchogue Junior
High School gym. Providing music for the
occasion were the Starfires and the Islanders.
Refreshments included cider and doughnuts.
The affair was given free of charge by the
Lions of Patchogue, with assist by the Village
of Patchogue Recreation Department.
The Ladies’ Auxiliary and the Hagerman
Fire Department Racing Team were co-spon-
sors for the Masquerade Halloween Dance
held Oct. 30 in the Hagerman firehouse. About
100 attended. Music was furnished by the
Tim Gerard Band. Mrs. Florence Colichio
was chairman. Costume awards were given
to Mrs. Patricia Colichio as most original;
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Colichio Jr. and Mrs.
George Daniels as the funniest group; Mrs.
John Stephani and Mrs. Walter Stephani for
the best couple. The judges were Mr. and Mrs.
Norman Hansen, Mrs. Anthony Palermo and
Mrs. Marie Taranto.
Crissy Cox, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ward
Cox of Station Road, Bellport, celebrated
her 10th birthday with an afternoon party
at her home Nov. 3. Her guests were Susan
Partridge, Diane Rene, Betty Lanzetta, Linda
Calkins, Anita Simon, Mark and Donnie Atten,
Crissy’s sister, Susan, and her maternal grand-
mother, Mrs. Charles Heede

November 13

Miss Rosetta Terry, president of the board of
trustees of the Patchogue Library since 1932,
resigned from the board effective Tuesday.
Miss Terry first became a member of the board
July 1, 1916 and has been a valued and highly
respected trustee for almost 50 years. It was
with deep regret that the board accepted Miss
Terry’s decision to retire. Dr. Joseph Lifschitz,
a member of the board since 1952, was elected
president in Miss Terry’s place.
Dr. David L. Jellinger attended Father-Daugh-
ter weekend, Nov. 6, 7 and 8, at Pembroke Col-
lege, the women’s college at Brown University
in Providence, R. I., where his daughter, Miss
Eleanor Jellinger, is a member of the senior
class.
Outstanding service award was presented
recently to Frank V. Zanazzi by the Kiwanis
Club of Patchogue for his continuous service
to the club and the community of Patchogue.
Mr. Zanazzi’s community efforts have includ-
ed membership on the area’s school board,
and he is currently serving as treasurer of the
school district. He is also a past president of
the club. The award was presented by cur-
rent Kiwanis president Robert L. Hughes, past
president Alfred Chiuchiolo and Nathaniel N.
Swezey.
Recently wed were Mr. and Mrs. Charles S.
Olin, who were married Oct. 4 in St. Francis
de Sales R.C. Church, Patchogue. The bride is
the former Miss Marie Rupolo, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Jerome Rupolo of Patchogue. The
bridegroom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Minardi of Ridge.
A memorial service for Miss Rose Kirk of
Patchogue was held at Christ Church, Bell-
port, Sunday. Miss Kirk had served the church
as organist for upward of 35 years without
absence except occasionally in the last few
months during her illness. The large atten-
dance was testimony to the extent of her
friendships throughout the congregation.
Miss Mildred Moger, R.N., of Bellport has
been named the new director of nursing at
Southside Hospital in Bay Shore. A lifelong
resident of Bellport, Miss Moger is a graduate
of Bellport High School and Southampton
Hospital School of Nursing. Miss Moger joined
Southside’s staff in January 1949. Shortly there-
after, she became pediatric head nurse and
then in 1961, became medical-surgical super-
visor. She lives with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Moger on North Howells Point Road.
Cadet Wayne Edward Sohl, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles T. Sohl of Bellport, has been pro-
moted to the rank of cadet captain and com-
pany commander of the cadet ROTC band at
Greenbrier Military School, Lewisburg, W. Va.
Cadet Sohl has also been appointed exchange
editor of Green-Briers, the cadet newspaper,
and is active in other activities. He is a member
of Boot and Spur, Greenbrier’s commissioned
officers’ social organization.
The Bellport High School cross country
team, which recently ran their way to the
first intersectional Class C championship in
Bellport history, gained the state champion-
ship title Saturday, thus becoming the second
school in all of Suffolk County ever to do this.
The runners were: Jimmie Walker and Mike
Kalinowski, co-captains; Dave Sparrow; Brad
Wood; Steve Mennuti; Jean Ribes and Miles
White. They were coached by Bill Kessler.
Miss Kathy Bergin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Bergin of Academy Lane, is recuperat-
ing at her home from injuries sustained in an
automobile accident Oct. 31 at Keuka. She is
making a good recovery and expects to return
to Keuka College next semester.
A supper party was given for Gail Brown
Nov. 10 in celebration of her 8th birthday by her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown of Main
Street, Bellport. Ten school friends attended
the party. A second celebration was held last
Wednesday when Mr. and Mrs. Brown took
Gail, her brother Gary and her sister Nancy to
Radio City Hall in New York City to see Walt
Disney’s production, “Mary Poppins.”
Janice Lukas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Alfred Lukas of Brookhaven, celebrated her
1st birthday with a family party, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rose of Park Avenue,
Blue Point are the parents of a daughter, Mar-
tha Mary, born Nov. 6 at Southside Hospital.
This is the seventh child of Mr. and Mrs. Rose.
They have three more other girls and three
boys.
Married in the Presbyterian Church, Center
Moriches, were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Edward
Frauendiener, by the Rev. Charles Cozadd in
a candlelight ceremony, Oct. 31. The bride is
the former Miss Carol Ann Tenke of Center
Moriches.
Thanksgiving dinner at Felice’s, Patchogue:
Roast turkey, dressing, gravy, cranberry sauce,
$3.75; or broiled twin lobster tails, $4.95; or
roast prime ribs of beef, au jus, $5.25; or prime
sirloin steak, French fried onions, $6. Dinner
price includes appetizer, soup, dessert. For
a memorable family Thanksgiving in Felice’s
luxurious waterfall room, call GRover 5-1300
for reservations.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
“Goodbye Charlie,” starring Tony Curtis and
Debbie Reynolds.

 

November 20
Members of the Math Team from Oregon
Avenue Junior High School recently won a
competition with four other Suffolk Coun-
ty junior high schools. The team members
included Susan Recchio, Linda Selkirk, Shel-
ley Kemp, Jo-Ann Meo, Debbie Peterson,
Jacqueline DeGroot, Randy Reitman, Conrad
Ehrlich, Arthur Goldberg, Gary Hajduk, Richard
Yepez, Martin Romeo, Robert Wessel, Robert
Shaber, Marc Schwartz, Frederic Lubit and Gary Zaloga.
The auditing of the books of the North
Patchogue Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary
was held last Friday night at the home of
Mrs. Frank Toth on Everett Street. Members
present were Mesdames Ruth Brown, Marcie
Deedy, Frances Schwab, Mary Scutari and Helen Todd.
Mrs. Richard Rothe held a liquid embroi-
dery party at her home on Terry Road last
Thursday night. Demonstrator was Mrs.
Alfred Covick of Sayville. Guests were Mes-
dames Donald Rothe, Theodore Logan and Arnie Kriesberg.
Kathy Scutari, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Scutari of Clark Street, who will be 12
years old Thanksgiving Day, celebrated her
birthday Friday night with a slumber party
held at her home. Guests were Susan Robb,
Susan Belligan, Ann Dooling and Catherine Wojciechowski.
Mrs. Paul Birmingham of Don Street and
her sons, Robert, Paul and Scott, motored
to Springfield, Vt., Monday, and will spend
the Thanksgiving holiday with Mrs. Birming-
ham’s son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Kenneth Hodge, formerly of Wilstan Avenue, Patchogue.
Michael Weiner of Patchogue was honored
Nov. 19 by Patchogue Lions Club for 15 years
of service to the club. Arthur Fuccillo, club
president, presented a plaque to Mr. Weiner.
Lenny Smith, of the River Avenue School,
was recently congratulated by George Gei-
gnetter of the physical education staff by
placing first in the Patchogue Ford-sponsored
Punt, Pass and Kick contest conducted by
the Key Club and went on to place second in
Divisional competition.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Belcher of East Pat-
chogue drove to Oneonta over the Nov. 14
weekend and visited their daughter, Miss
Patricia Belcher, who is a freshman at the
State University College there.
Airman Anthony Scesny, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Anthony Scesny of Montauk Highway,
Bellport, has completed the first phase of
his Air Force basic military training at Lack-
land AFB, Texas. A graduate of Bellport High
School, he attended North Carolina State College at Raleigh.
Dr. and Mrs. James J. Finnerty of South
Howells Point Road, Bellport, recently
enjoyed a vacation trip to Nassau, Bahamas.
The Couples Club of the Bellport Methodist
Church held its annual dinner in the Linden-
mere in Center Moriches Friday night. The fol-
lowing officers were installed for the coming
year: Mrs. Frank Reiss, president; Mrs. Mal-
colm Johnson, vice president; Richard Gaet-
jens, secretary and Clifford Poirot, treasurer.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mahoney of Bieselin
Road entertained at a party Sunday afternoon
for their daughter, Karen, who was 4 years old
on Friday. Fourteen guests attended.
Senior Night was held in the Bellport High
School Friday night with nearly 150 students
attending. Dancing, as well as other activities,
was enjoyed. Several groups, including The
Creatures and Quintette 65, entertained with
musical numbers. The president of the class,
David Sparrow, was in charge of the evening’s entertainment.
Visiting for several weeks with Mr. and Mrs.
John Tully of North Howells Point Road are
Col. and Mrs. Donald C. Wilson of San Francisco, Calif.
Mrs. Jane Gardner and her daughter, Jean,
of George Court, drove to Northfield, Mass. to
attend parents weekend at Northfield School
for Girls, where her older daughter, Janet, is a
freshman. On Saturday night, they had dinner
in Deerfield, Mass. with Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Wilby, the parents of Janet’s roommate.
Mr. and Mrs. William Bedell of Pearl Street
visited for the weekend with Mr. and Mrs.
Lee Martin of Princeton, N.J. They attended
the Harvard-Princeton football game Saturday afternoon.
John Wallen, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wal-
len of South Howells Point Road, celebrated
his 7th birthday with an afternoon party Nov.
2. Eight guests were present.
Thomas Sheppard and his son, Paul, of
South Country Road, Brookhaven, recently
enjoyed a week of hunting near Fort Ticon-
deroga and around the Lake George region.
Mary Ellen Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Francis Miller of Brookhaven, celebrated her
7th birthday Nov. 13 with a party held in her
home on Burnett Lane for the girls in her second-grade class.
Miss Cheryl Densing of Blue Point accompanied
Mr. and Mrs. William Butler and family
of Corey Avenue to Montauk for the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Tusso and Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Falk of Blue Point attended a foot-
ball game Nov. 14 at the West Point Military Academy.

November 27

The Patchogue Village board voted unan-
imously Nov. 23 to approve the building of a
five-story, 92-apartment building at East Main
Street and Maple Avenue. Construction is
expected to begin early next year. The Pat-
chogue Hotel, which presently occupies the
site, will be razed in late winter.
A dinner for 25 guests, who were members
of the bridal party and the parents of the bride
and bridegroom, was held at the Pine Grove
Inn, East Patchogue following the wedding
rehearsal of Miss Grace Theresa Dahlman of
Patchogue and Richard John Johnson of Min-
neapolis, Minn., Friday night.
Robert Monahan, son of Mr. and Mrs. James
Monahan of Cleveland Street, has returned
to Morehead State College in Morehead, Ky.,
after spending his Thanksgiving holidays with
his parents. His guest was Marvin Sullivan of
Falmouth, Ky., who is also a sophomore at
Morehead State College.
Stephen P. Enoch of Avery Avenue has been
pledged to membership in Alpha Epsilon Phi
at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass.
Mrs. Paul Birmingham and sons, Robert,
Paul and Scott, returned to their home on Don
Street Saturday after a few days vacation in Springfield, Vt.
On Dec. 15, Louis Hayman, proprietor of
Hayman’s Auto Sales and Service, Inc., 207
East Main Street, Patchogue, will pump his last
gallon of gas at the location where he has been
in business since 1945. He opened his first
gasoline station on Main Street in 1935 and will
continue working at Tri Automotive Products, Inc., in Coram.
Mrs. Rose Mannino of Swezey Street
announces the engagement of her daughter,
Nikki, to William T. Scibek, son of Mrs. Carl
Bartnik of Patchogue and Alex Scibek of South
Carolina. Miss Mannino is employed by New
York Telephone Company, Patchogue. Mr.
Scibek is employed by Sayville Ford. Both are
graduates of Patchogue High School.
In a crucial play of the game, Patchogue
quarterback Tony Manning, with teammates
Paul Pontieri, DeWitt Davies and Ken Meyer
leading the interference, swept the Port Jef-
ferson right end for 12 yards in the annual
Thanksgiving Day football game. The Red
Raiders scored two plays later and went on
to win, 20-7. Mannino was later named Pat-
chogue’s most valuable offensive player by the
Patchogue Quarterback Club. John Rustmann
was named most valuable defensive player.
Silver Wings have been awarded first lieu-
tenant Peter W. Chamberlain of Patchogue
on his graduation from Air Force navigator
training at James Connally AFB, Texas. Lt.
Chamberlain will begin his flying duties at
Travis AFB, Calif., in a unit of the Military Air
Transport Service, which provides global airlift
for U.S. military forces and equipment.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gerard of Durkee Lane
are the parents of a daughter, Wendy Marie,
born Nov. 29 at Brookhaven Memorial Hospi-
tal. Wendy weighed 6 pounds, 2 1/4 ounces. Mr.
and Mrs. Gerard have another daughter, Jodi,
and two sons, Tim and Gary.
Members of the winning state cross country
championship team of Bellport High School
were guests of the Rotary Club of Bellport at
a recent meeting of the club. Rotary president
Lawrence Cummings presented co-captains
James Walker and Michael Kalinowski with an award.
Mrs. Jane Gardner of George Court drove
to Cortland with her two daughters, Janet
and Jean, to spend Thanksgiving Day with her
mother, Mrs. R.C. Cummings. On Saturday
night, Janet entertained her bridge club; the
next day, she returned to Northfield School for
Girls in Massachusetts.
The Knit ‘N’ Chat Club, Bellport, met Nov. 24
at the home of Mrs. Guy Relethford of New Jer-
sey Avenue. The birthdays of Mrs. William Val-
entine and Mrs. Robert Wayte were celebrated.
Gary Murdock, son of Mr. and Mrs. William
Murdock of Brookhaven, recently returned to
the State University of New York at Albany
after completing his student teaching at South-
side Senior High School at Rockville Centre.
He will complete his senior year in January.
Thomas Sheppard of South Country Road
brought home a buck after spending the week-
end deer hunting in Port Jervis.
Leon Swezey and William Stevens, both of
Purick Street, Blue Point, returned home after
a week’s hunting trip at Delancey in Delaware
County. They returned home with a deer.
Playing this week at the Patchogue The-
atre: “Quo Vadis,” starring Robert Taylor and
Deborah Kerr; at the Rialto Theatre: “Hercules
in the Haunted World,” with Reg Park and Christopher Lee.

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