November 05
Miss Evelyn Washington, physical
education instructor at the Medford Avenue
School, was guest speaker at the
Patchogue Rotary Club recently. Miss
Washington told of her experiences in
Brazil with the Peace Corps.
A surprise bridal shower was given
in honor of Miss Carol Andersen Oct.
20 at her home on Daisy Street by her
sister, Miss Lillian Andersen. About 14
guests were present, including the guestof-
honor’s grandmother, Mrs. Caroline
Schaefer of Medford. Miss Andersen,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Andersen,
will be married Nov. 20 to Arthur
McChesney Jr., of the Navy, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McChesney of Patchogue.
New officers of societies of Mt. Carmel
R.C. Church, Patchogue, are Mrs.
Anne Karczewski, president of the Holy
Rosary Society, and Michael Sforza,
president of the Holy Name Society.
Mrs. Mary Trypuc of Lee Avenue won
a cash award of $400 as a result of her
signing “Lucky Pat’s” official book at
Grant’s last week when that store was
Merchant of the Week. Mrs. Trypuc was
presented with the money at the Union
Savings Bank last Friday, where Lucky
Pat was making his latest visit. Mr. and
Mrs. Trypuc are longtime residents of
Patchogue and Mr. Trypuc operates a
business in Center Moriches.
Newlyweds are Mr. and Mrs. Klaus
Haase, who were married Saturday afternoon
in Emanuel Lutheran Church, Patchogue.
The bride is the former Miss
Kathleen A. Hayes of Patchogue.
Robert Cullum of Southern Boulevard,
East Patchogue, estimated that about
$35 worth of damage was caused Sunday
or Monday when blue paint was sprayed
on the left side of his 1963 car parked
at his home, according to Fifth Precinct
patrolman Raymond Gutowski.
Miss Karen Bohn and Miss Sally Bohn
of South Country Road, Bellport spent
the weekend with their grandmother,
Mrs. John L. Wardlaw of New York City.
Last Thursday, Mrs. John Lancaster of
Gerard Street drove to Wellesley, Mass.,
to visit with her daughter, Sherry, a
senior at Dana Hall. She was accompanied
by Mrs. Al Rand of Munsell Road,
who visited her sister in Wellesley and
her father in Ipswich. They returned
home Friday night.
Debbie Lancaster, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. John Lancaster, recently entertained
a group of friends at a party to
celebrate her 13th birthday, which fell
on Oct. 29.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mullaney and
family of South Howells Point Road
drove to North Brunswick, N.J. Sunday
to attend the christening of their niece,
Helen Ann Mullaney, for whom Mr. Mullaney
is the godfather. Helen Ann is the
infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hallock and
daughter, Alison, of Pearl Street attended
the horse show at Madison Square
Garden Tuesday night.
Eight members of the Bellport Chapter
of the National Honor Society attended
the annual fall luncheon meeting at
the Saxon Arms restaurant, Oakdale, last
Wednesday. The Bellport Senior High
School students who attended included:
Julian Chernick, Mark Wiener, Arlane
Frederick, Joyce DeRosa, George Wittler,
Doreen Langfeldt, Herman Wahlfeld
and James Haas.
Mr. and Mrs. James Cumming and family
of General McLean Drive returned
home Monday night from a week’s vacation.
They visited in Port Clinton, Ohio
with Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Russ, former
residents of Bellport.
Miss Patty Ann Arthur celebrated her
9th birthday Friday night by taking two
friends, Mindy Brotman and Gail Brown,
out for dinner followed by a slumber
party at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Chester Arthur of Bell Street.
On Saturday Kim Collins, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Collins of Bellhaven
Road, entertained a few friends at
a Halloween party. Her Brother, Craig,
had a Halloween party Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Johnson of
Country Club Road recently attended a
matinee performance of the Broadway
play, “Very Rich Woman,” in which Mr.
Johnson’s brother-in-law, Ernest Truex,
played one of the leading roles. Also
attending the production with them was
their son Arthur, a student at Brown
Miss Denise Trost, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. George Trost of Davis Avenue,
Blue Point, entertained Saturday
night at a Halloween costume party.
They played games, told ghost stories,
danced and refreshments were served.
The guests were Misses Jane Trapani,
Patty von Kaentzel, Patricia Bumstead,
Polly Chase, Nancy Densing, Carol Corsi,
Martha Davis, Diane Richter, April
McGraw and Denise’s sister, Nancy.
Mr. and Mrs. John Elbert of Barteau
Avenue, Blue Point, announce the
engagement of their daughter, Joyce,
to Private Thomas Beck, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Russell Beck of Patchogue.
A 50th golden wedding anniversary
was celebrated last Sunday at the Colonial
Arms in Center Moriches in honor of
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Koloski of Moriches.
The couple’s children, Mr. and Mrs. Victor
Koloski, Edward Koloski, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Kiewra, nine grandchildren
and one great-grandson, Daniel Koloski,
joined in the festivities. The couple
received a papal blessing from the Pope
and many congratulatory cards, including
a card of greetings from President
Lyndon B. Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. Rocky Pitacco of Lakeview
Drive, Mastic Beach announced the
engagement of their daughter, Miss Victoria
Pitacco, to Dick Hutson, son of
Mr. and Mrs. George Hutson of North
Babylon, Oct. 24 ay Lucky’s restaurant
in Mastic Beach. After a champagne
toast, a buffet and engagement cake
were served.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: “The Bedford Incident,” starring
Richard Widmark and Sidney Poitier;
at the Rialto Theatre: “The Secret
of My Success,” with Shirley Jones and
Stella Stevens; and at the Patchogue
Sunrise All-Weather Drive-In Theatre:
Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin in “Marriage on the Rocks.”

November 12
Dangerous intersections in the local
area posed major problems during
the blackout which hit a vast area of
the nation Tuesday. On hand to dispel
these problems, however, were
members of the Suffolk County Police
Department and auxiliary policemen,
who shivered in the dropping temperatures
while directing the flow of traffic using flares.
The christening of Rose Cheryl Hammer,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kurt
Hammer of Mt. Vernon Avenue, took
place Sunday in St. Francis de Sales
R.C. Church. A party was held afterward
in the Polish Hall for about 50 friends and relatives.
David B. Kaller, son of Mr. and Mrs.
E. Earl Kaller of Roe Boulevard, who
is a freshman at Gettysburg College,
Gettysburg, Pa., has been pledged
recently to the Chi National Fraternity
and is a member of the Gettysburg
Marching Band. David is a graduate of
Patchogue High School.
Craig Shaber of Harris Street celebrated
his 13th birthday Saturday.
Callers at his home were Mrs. Hugh
Thom of Patchogue, Mr. and Mrs.
Elwood Shaber of Blue Point and Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Birmingham and sons,
Scott and Paul, of East Patchogue.
Cadet Wayne E. Borella, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Peter Borella of Oak Street,
entered the State University of New
York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler,
Bronx, Sept. 7, as a member of the
class of 1969. He is one of 215 cadets
who are now undergoing their freshman
year in the oldest maritime school
in the United States. Cadet Borella is
a graduate of Patchogue High School.
The Patchogue Village board on
Monday authorized the purchase of
$3,500 for an acoustical plastic lining
for the band shell to be constructed
at Shorefront Park. Mayor Waldbauer
explained that the lining will be
bought from the company that has
the contract to demolish the Tiparillo
bandstand at the World’s Fair. He said
it would cost from $8,500 to $9,000 to buy such a lining.
Newlyweds are Mr. and Mrs. John
Belmonte, who were married Saturday
afternoon in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
R.C. Church, Patchogue. The bride is
the former Miss Linda Louise Evrley of Patchogue.
Machinist’s Mate 3/c Thomas J.
Reidy of Patchogue is serving aboard
the Coast Guard Cutter Owasco, on its
way to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. There
he will undergo an intensive training
period in modern warfare.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest J. Leadbeater
of Durkee Lane, East Patchogue
announce the engagement of their
daughter, Miss Patricia Alice Leadbeater,
to Jeffrey Malcolm Rose, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rose of
Montgomery. Miss Leadbeater is a
graduate of State University at New
Paltz and is presently teaching in the
Bayport School. Mr. Rose is a student
at C.W. Post College in Brookville.
The Bellport Lions Club has started
preliminary plans to again decorate
the business district for the upcoming
Christmas holidays. These decorations
will consist of approximately 30 individual
lighted trees and the erecting
of the manger scene in front of the
Bohack store. In order to defray the
expense of the affair, the club will be
soliciting funds via letters to all residents of the village.
To celebrate her 11th birthday,
Crissy Cox entertained the following
friends at a party at her home last
Wednesday afternoon: Anne Lindgren,
Kathy Lockwood, Bernadette Maloney,
Diane Rene and Susan Partridge.
Crissy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Ward Cox of Circuit Road.
The Donald W. Shaw Real Estate
Agency has reported the sale of the
Charles Weil house at 39 Thornhedge
Road to Arthur Damask, who is with
the Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Dr. and Mrs. Stuart Lippincott of
Winston-Salem, N.C., spent the past week in Bellport.
The Deucey Bridge Club will meet
this afternoon at the home of Mrs.
John Ince of Browns Lane.
Last Wednesday, all the fourth
grades of the Kreamer Street School
and their teachers took the Long Island
Rail Road to New York City to visit the
Museum of Natural History and the
Planetarium. The previous Wednesday
the first grades, taught by Mrs.
Constance Bassman and Mrs. Janice
Bruno, took a trip to the Bronx Zoo.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Fuller of
Maple Street returned home last week
from attending the funeral of Mr. Fuller’s
father, Dr. C. Benjamin Fuller of Waltham, Mass.
Mr. and Mrs. Georges Peter of Bellport
Lane drove to Boston, Mass. this
weekend to attend the Harvard-Princeton football game.
Last Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Franklyn
Carle Sr. gave a dinner party for
their son, A/2c Franklyn Carle Jr., who
is leaving for overseas duty. About 25
relatives were present at the farewell
dinner, which was held at the home
of A/2c Carle’s grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Leroy Eleazer of New Jersey Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. James Mallon and their
children, Lex, Patti, Judy and Valerie,
have moved to Yaphank Avenue from
Old Stump Road. Judy celebrated her
2nd birthday Tuesday and a small family
celebration was held. Last week,
Patti celebrated her 3rd birthday with
a similar family gathering.

November 12 Cont.

The Brookhaven Ambulance Company
made a total of nine trips this
month, of which two were mutual aid
calls. The ambulance traveled a total
of 108.1 miles, making the average trip
12.01 miles. The men in the company
donated a total of 20.25 manhours tending calls.
Mr. and Mrs. N. Blair Munhofen
of Beaver Dam Road announce the
engagement of their daughter, Judith
Ann, to Cadet Edwin F. Rappe Jr., son
of Mr. and Mrs. Rappe of Hawkins
Lane, Brookhaven. The engagement
took place at a military ball at The
Citadel, Charleston, S.C., Friday night
at the Ring Hop. Miss Munhofen is a
graduate of Bellport High School and
a senior at Centenary College in Hackettstown,
N.J. Cadet Rappe is also a
graduate of Bellport High School and a senior at The Citadel.
Mr. and Mrs. William Butler of
Montauk, formerly of Blue Point,
announced the birth of a daughter,
born Nov. 4. Mrs. Butler is the former
Miss Lynn Schmidt, and they have
three other children, Jennifer, Rhett and Nathaniel.
The kindergarten classes of the Blue
Point School went by bus Monday
afternoon to the Sagtikos Turkey Farm in Oakdale.
Medical helpers of the Air Force
have been graduated from a special
training course at Gunter AFB, Ala.
Among them is Airman 3/c John F.
Bartsch of Blue Point, who was previously
stationed at San Antonio, Texas.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: Bette Davis as “The Nanny”;
at the Rialto Theatre: “The Face of Fu
Manchu,” starring Christopher Lee and
Nigel Green; and at the Plaza Theatre:
“The Ipcress File,” with Michael Caine.


November 19
Six members of the NY Mets baseball team
will visit Patchogue at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
They will arrive on the Long Island Rail Road.
Mayor Robert T. Waldbauer will greet the
team members in Rockville Centre, where
they will visit first, then ride with them to
Patchogue. Accompanying the mayor will be
Frank Ambrosio Jr. and Robert Harmon, who
were chosen “mayors” for a day for the Patchogue
Midget Leagues. Mets players expected
to arrive on the train are Ken Boyer, Ed
Kranepool, John Lewis, Dennis Ribant, Jack
Fisher and Dan Napoleon. Bob Murphy, the
voice of the Mets, will also be present. Gifts
will be distributed and refreshments will be
served. The train will depart at 3:15 p.m., after
the players speak briefly and give autographs.
In dry dock at Newport News, Va., Commissaryman
2/c Charles W. Carr of Patchogue
took part in the commissioning ceremonies
Oct. 29 of the USS Simon Bolivar, 31st Polaris
submarine to join the fleet and 53rd nuclear
submarine to join the Navy. The Bolivar is
armed with 16 A-e Polaris missiles having a
range of 2,500 nautical miles.
Miss Christine Murphy, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. John J. Murphy of Campbell Street;
Miss Linda Fourney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Fourney of Center Street; and Miss
Barbara Vignato, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Anthony Vignato of Center Street were cited
for academic achievement at the 10th annual
Honors Convocation conducted at State University
College at Cortland, Nov. 6.
Recently wed were Mr. and Mrs. Brian
Edward Bumstead, who were married Oct.
10 in St. Francis de Sales R.C. Church, Patchogue.
The bride is the former Miss Marjorie
Kiefer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest F.
Kiefer of Grove Avenue. The bridegroom is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Winfield R. Bumstead
of Patchogue. A reception was held at South
Country Shores clubhouse, East Patchogue.
The couple spent their honeymoon in New
York City and are residing in Holbrook.
Four Bellport Senior High School students,
winners of letters of recommendation as a
result of their performance on the National
Merit Scholarship examination, were guests
of honor at a recent meeting of the Bellport
Rotary Club. They are: Joseph Pendergast,
Mark Stewart, Arlane Frederick and Mark Wiener.
Mrs. Alphonso Panarello and son Joseph of
Third Street, Bellport, spent last Wednesday
in New York and attended a performance of
the Broadway musical, “Hello, Dolly.”
Dr. Nathaniel Roe of South Country Road
has returned home from a six-week business
trip, which included stops in Bombay, New
Delhi, Tel-Aviv, Athens, Munich and London.
While in England, he visited his daughter,
Vanessa, at Cobham Hall, Cobham, Kent.
Miss Carole Pils, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Edwin F. Pils of General McLean Drive, celebrated
her 19th birthday Sunday. Friends and
relatives were present to make it a pleasant
day. Miss Pils received lovely gifts, but the
most cherished is a doll sent by her brother,
Pfc. Richard E. Pils, who is with the Armed
Forces in Vietnam.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Miller and daughter,
Susan and son, Clifford of South Country
Road, drove to Port Jefferson Sunday
to attend open house at Maryhaven School,
where Susan was a student for eight years.
Susan enjoyed seeing former classmates and
nuns who had been her teachers during that time.
The following members of the Bellport
Ladies Bowling League were awarded turkeys
Monday night at the Patchogue Bowling Alley:
Mrs. Agnes Regalmuto, Mrs. Barbara Wayte,
Mrs. Grace Racaniello and Mrs. Dot Cox.
Members of the Bellport Rotary Club planted
several maple trees in Bellport Village at
locations previously selected by the Bellport
Garden Club. The project was under the direction
of Rotary member Louis Cardamone.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kulakowski of Bellport
announce the engagement of their daughter,
Lorraine, to James N. Petro, son of Mrs.
John Petro of Luzerne, Pa. A May wedding is planned.



November 26
Patricia Ann Mannino, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. John Mannino of Maple
Avenue, celebrated her 5th birthday
Nov. 15 with a party at her home.
Her guests were Virginia Miller, Raymond
Allen, Anton Huthoefer, Raymond
Willis, Lori Zimmermann, Lori Pansini,
Richard Oliveri and the guest-of-honor’s
sister, Rosemarie.
Tom Otis of South Ocean Avenue
leaves by plane on Thanksgiving Day
to spend about a month in California,
where he will visit Los Angeles, Hollywood
and San Francisco, as well as
many other places of interest.
Bruce R. Terry Jr., who is attending
State University College at Oswego, will
spend the Thanksgiving holidays with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce R. Terry
of Maple Avenue.
Joseph C. Valentine Jr., who is a
junior at Union College, Schenectady,
will spend the Thanksgiving vacation
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C.
Valentine of Jayne Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford G. Scarlett of
Oak Street celebrated the 40th anniversary
of their wedding Saturday at a
family dinner party at the Better ‘Ole
restaurant. Their guests included Miss
Mignon Scarlett of London and Mr. and
Mrs. Clifford Scarlett of Blue Point.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McChesney of
Patchogue announce the engagement
of their daughter, Marion Catherine, to
Andrew Paul Kemp, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Amos Howard of Fort Worth, Tex. Mr.
Kemp is in the Marine Corps and stationed
at Chu Li, South Vietnam.
At Oakdale, Pa., Army Private Richard
F. Dean of Patchogue was assigned to
the 31st Artillery Brigade. Pvt. Dean,
serving as a truck driver in the brigade’s
Headquarters Battery, completed basic
training at Fort Dix, N.J., having entered
the service in August.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarke Williams of South
Country Road, Bellport, returned home
last Thursday from a four-day trip to
Washington, D.C., where Mr. Williams
attended a meeting of the American
Nuclear Society. Vice President Hubert
Humphrey was guest speaker at the banquet.
Bill Chamberlain, Richard Wood and
Chris Gavin arrived home Saturday
from Clarkson College of Technology
in Potsdam to spend the Thanksgiving
holiday with their families.
Miss Jane Kropp, a student at Westchester
School of Nursing in Valhalla,
will spend the holiday vacation with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kropp of
Country Club Road.
Weekend houseguests of Mr. and Mrs.
John Binnington of Browns Lane were
Mrs. J. Lawrence Fischer and daughters,
Becky and Susan, of Hamden, Conn.
Dr. and Mrs. Bruce J. Innes of Cottage
Place attended Dr. Innes’ class reunion
at Haverford College in Pennsylvania
over the weekend.
John Conway, who is with the Military
Police unit at Fort Gordon, Augusta,
Ga., was one of six MPs chosen
to escort former President Eisenhower
back to Walter Reed Hospital in Washington,
D.C. Monday afternoon. He is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Conway
of General McLean Drive.
Among the college students home for
Thanksgiving vacation are five Bellporters
who attend Syracuse: Torrey Hallock,
Jeffrey Coon, Paul Hassell, Darby
Young and Donna Kropp.
Mrs. Dennis Puleston of Brookhaven
took the following young Bellporters to
New York this weekend to help acquaint
them with the city: Joey Harder, John
Binnington, Pam Love, Dorothy Nussbaumer,
and Robin Higinbotham. They
stayed at the Puleston apartment in
Greenwich Village and from there visited
the Metropolitan Museum of Art, saw
a play and toured Chinatown.
On Nov. 17 Cub Pack 9, Brookhaven,
held an awards night. The Scouts who
received awards were: David Stark and
Roger Baker, Bear badge; Michael Butler,
gold arrow under Wolf badge; William
Hiddink, silver arrow under Wolf
badge; John Friedel, two silver arrows
under Wolf badge; Roger Baker, William
Hiddink and Norman Kurrass, denners
bars; and John Monahan, assistant denners
bars. Peter Brown received the
rank of Weblow. Peter is now going into
the Boy Scout Troop in Bellport.
The drill team of the Blue Point Fire
Department awarded turkeys Monday
night to Arthur Schombr of Holtsville,
Robert Gena of Patchogue, R. Brandt
of North Bellmore, John Miller of Blue
Point and James Johnstone of Blue Point.
A cookout was enjoyed by 20 girls of
Girl Scout Junior Troop 60, Blue Point,
last Thursday at the home of their
assistant leader, Mrs. Stan Dubowski
of Bergen Lane. The girls made Vagabond
stoves from tin cans on which
they cooked their hamburgers, as part
of the requirements for their backyard
fun badge. Their leader, Mrs. Raymond
Davis, also attended.
Gobblers and students got acquainted
at Jacobsen’s turkey farm in Medford
during a recent visit by the kindergarten
classes of the Tremont Avenue School,
Medford. As of Thanksgiving Day, these
popular birds will top the menu on
many a dinner table.
Grand opening of Shirley Music Box,
1009 Montauk Highway, Shirley, next
to Shirley Drive-In. Opening special: 45
rpm records, 65 cents. Grand opening
souvenir to everyone.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: “King Rat,” starring George
Segal and Tom Courtenay; at the Rialto
Theatre: Held Over! Charlton Heston and
Richard Boone in “The War Lord” and
at the Patchogue Sunrise All-Weather
Drive-In Theatre: “Von Ryan’s Express,”
with Frank Sinatra and Trevor Howard.

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