The new Eagle Drive Elementary School
in Medford opened on Tuesday. This addition
to the Patchogue-Medford District is
its sixth elementary school — the largest
in the district —and was originally to be
completed for occupancy in September
1966. Its early completion means that the
use of temporary classrooms at the Tremont
Avenue Elementary School is no longer
required. With few exceptions, pupils at the
Eagle Drive School will continue with the
same classroom teacher.
Miss Judi Silberbusch of Patchogue will
take part in a production of Bizet’s “Carmen,”
presented by the Opera Theatre of
the State University College at Fredonia,
March 9, 10, 11 and 12. Miss Siberbusch is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Silberbusch
of Chestnut Avenue.
Finance Specialist Airman 2/c Robert J.
Morris of Patchogue has arrived for duty
at Lakenheath Royal Air Force Station,
England. Assigned to the U.S. Forces in
Europe, NATO’s aerospace forces, Airman
Morris has just completed an extended
term of service at Griffiss AFB, N.Y.
Kathy Ann Loris, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. William E. Loris of Railroad Avenue,
won the Gold Bar in the New York State
Efficiency Tests at the “Roll and Ice” in
Copiague, for freestyle roller skating, Feb.
6. Kathy Ann, who is 10 years old, is the
second girl in New York State since 1960 to
win this award and is the youngest girl to
have received this bar.
The Patchogue High School Key Club
will present “Hootenanny 66” at the school
gym March 11. General chairman of the
hootenanny is DeWitt Davies. Other committee
chairmen are: Joe Pansini, auditions;
George Ruland, stage; John Stakes, publicity;
and John Lombardi, tickets. “Hootenanny
66” will consist of folk singing and rock
and roll music. Some of the groups that
have auditioned are the Sunrise Singers,
Richard Quinn and Jan Rosenblatt, the Marbels,
the Silhouettes, and the Styx.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miskosky of Spruce
Drive, East Patchogue, entertained Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Jubenville of Halesite, Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Smith of East Patchogue and Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Robinson of South Haven
at dinner Saturday night.
Eugene Beitel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marcel
L. Beitel of North Howells Point Road,
Bellport, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship
from Northeastern University, Boston,
Mass. The Bellport senior is also the
recipient of a New York State Regents
scholarship. Eugene will major in engineering.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown and family of
Main Street, Bellport, returned home Friday
from a trip to Columbus, Ohio, where they
were guests of Dr. and Mrs. John Jesseph,
former residents of Bellport. Dr. Jesseph is
associated with the Ohio State University
Hospital. Bellport friends of Steve and Jerry
Jesseph will be interested to know that
the boys have organized a four-piece band
called the “What Four” and played their first
engagement, a teenage dance, Friday.
Mrs. Richard Carleton of Browns Lane
and Mrs. Blair Munhofen of Brookhaven
returned Friday from a 16-day vacation to
Mexico City and Acapulco. While there,
they had a surprise encounter on Papagayo
Beach with Mrs. Robert Mullaney and her
son, Michael of South Howells Point Road,
who were also vacationing in Acapulco
with their family.
Dr. and Mrs. R. Ronald Rau and daughter,
Littie, of South Howells Point Road,
and Susan Fowler drove to Woodstock,
Vt., to visit their older daughter, Whitney,
a student at Woodstock Country School,
and to ski for a few days. They then drove
on to Canada to ski at Mont Sutton before
returning home Friday. Also skiing during
that time at Mont Sutton were Mr. and Mrs.
William Fowler and family of South Brewster
Mr. and Mrs. George Roeser of Browns
Lane visited for the weekend with Mrs.
Vincent Hann of Bronxville. Mrs. Hann’s
daughter is engaged to Kirk Roeser.
Miss Maura Feeney and Miss Paula Feeney
of Bieselin Road enjoyed four days of
skiing at Killington, Vt., last week.
Norman Gould, after spending two
weeks’ leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Gould of North Brewster Lane, left
Monday by Northwest Orient Airlines for
duty in Adak, Alaska.
Mrs. Sue Atten of Bellport was guest of
honor at a baby shower Friday at the home
of Mrs. Betsi Comstock of Seeley Street,
Brookhaven. The party was given by Mrs.
Comstock and Mrs. Renee Richardson of
Bellport. There were 12 guests present. Mrs.
Atten received many lovely gifts for her
daughter, Tina, who was born Jan. 30.
Nancy Scordamaglia, daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. Louis Scordamaglia of Beaver Dam
Road, celebrated her 9th birthday last week
with a few of her classmates and her family.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Loos of Madison
Street, Blue Point, have received word that
their son, Seaman Clifford Loos of the
U.S.S. Princeton, is presently on the Hawaiian
Islands and will be stationed for some
time at Pearl Harbor. Before leaving Long
Beach, Calif., he met and visited with John
Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Miller of
Mrs. Tom Tully and her daughter, Helen,
of Robinson Avenue, Medford, were
hostesses at a surprise baby shower held
at their home Feb. 19 for Mrs. Fred Guiliano
of East Patchogue. Mrs. Guiliano is
the former Doris Nemschick of Medford.
Four generations of Mrs. Guiliano’s family,
including her 99-year-old grandmother,
Mrs. Marge Nemschick, were among the 30
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Held Over! “Our Man Flint,” with
James Coburn and Lee J. Cobb; at the
Rialto Theatre: “Frankenstein Meets the
Space Monster” together with “Curse of the
Mr. and Mrs. W. Eichel and daughters,
Bette and Terri, of Shore Road, have
returned from a vacation trip to Los
Angeles, Calif., and Mexico.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ficken of Roe
Boulevard have returned from a 12-day
vacation to Nassau and to New Orleans,
La. In New Orleans they visited their son
and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William
Ficken, and sons, Wade and David.
Edward Knowlton Jr., son of Sgt.
1/c and Mrs. Edward Knowlton of Terrell
Street, celebrated his 9th birthday
Friday by attending a Rifle Shoot at
St. John’s University in Jamaica, after
which he was taken to dinner by his
family at the Copper Pan Restaurant
in Williston. Sgt. Knowlton is an ROTC
instructor and also coach of the rifle
team at Rutgers University, N.J. Mrs.
Knowlton is the former Miss Marion
Shaber of Patchogue.
In the combat zone in the South China
Sea is the Seventh Fleet attack aircraft
carrier USS Hancock. Seeing service
aboard is Airman William B. Steyert Jr.
of Patchogue, who has reported for duty
to share in the almost daily retaliatory
air strikes against the Viet Cong.
At the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in
San Diego, Calif., Marine Private First
Class Albert N. Armstrong of Patchogue
has completed the Ground Radio Repair
course. The 11 weeks of technical
instruction taught him the operation,
maintenance and repair of radio communication
equipment in use by ground
units of the First Marine Force.
The Islanders Bridge Club met last
Wednesday night at the home of Mrs.
Lawrence Bieselin of Bieselin Road,
Mrs. George Vineyard and Mrs.
Edward der Mateosian entertained a
small group of friends at a coffee Friday
morning at the Vineyard home on South
Brewster Lane. Guests of honor were
Mrs. Juan Schroder of Santiago, Chile
and Mrs. Ivan Schroder of Academy
Mrs. Joseph Parsons of New York City
was an overnight guest last Thursday
of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Haskell of South
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Collins and family
of Bellhaven Road returned home
Sunday from two weeks’ vacation at
Jekyll Island, Ga.
A teenage dance was held at the Bellport
firehouse Saturday night with over
100 boys and girls attending. Music was
provided by “December’s Children,” a
recently organized group which includes
Timmy Gerard, drummer; Michael Florio,
base guitar; Pat Morabito, organ;
Serge Maholi, lead singer. They also
played Friday night at the Teen Scene
Mr. and Mrs. Matislaus Kalinowski of
North Howells Point Road entertained
at a party Sunday afternoon in celebration
of their daughter, Anne, who was 5
years old. Ten of Anne’s young friends
were present, as well as other friends
Mrs. Elizabeth Cirello of Bay Lane,
Brookhaven, has ben informed that her
daughter, Linda, a freshman at the State
University College at Geneseo, has made
the Dean’s List for the last semester.
Mr. and Mrs. Norton McDowell have
moved from Carman Boulevard to
South Country Road. The former residents
of the home, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Seitz, have moved to Sayville.
Enjoy yourself with dancing every
Saturday night to the music of Mike
Greco and his orchestra. The Better Ole
restaurant, where Montauk Highway
meets South Country Road, Brookhaven.
Ask for Jimmie, your friendly host.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wruck have
returned home from a nine-day vacation
in Puerto Rico. They were guests of
Captain and Mrs. Charles Waldron at
Raney Air Force Base. They flew to San
Juan and St. Croix, where they visited
with Douglas Brown, a former resident
Miss Patricia Connelly, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. James Connelly of Weeks
Street, Blue Point, spent the weekend
at the dormitory with her sister, Miss
Cathleen Connelly, a freshman student
at Kings College at Briarcliff Manor for
the winter basketball tournament.
Girl Scout Junior Troop 102 of Blue
Point enjoyed an evening of swimming
at the Connetquot School pool last
Thursday night. Mrs. Albert Hess, leader,
Mrs. Henry Petrule, assistant leader,
and Mrs. John Hutchinson provided
the transportation and accompanied 16
Married in St. John’s R.C. Church,
Center Moriches, were Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Segreto. The bride is the former
Miss Kathleen Ann Smith of Center
Moriches. The couple will reside in Bristol,
Mr. and Mrs, Joseph Maag of Belleview
Avenue, Center Moriches,
returned recently from Bermuda, cruising
on the Ocean Monarch.
Having completed basic training at
San Antonio, Tex., Airman Michael H.
Califano of Shirley has been reassigned
to Turner AFB in Georgia. He will be
trained on the job as a transportation
specialist with the Strategic Air Command.
French horn instrumentalist Paul R.
Vogel Jr., of Shirley, has been promoted
to Airman 2/c at Robins AFB, Ga. Airman
Vogel is a member of the 581st Air
Force Band at the base.
Mrs. Rosemary May of Mastic Boulevard,
who recently fractured her kneecap,
is still confined to her home.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: “The Heroes of Telemark,” with
Kirk Douglas and Richard Harris; at the
Rialto Theatre: “Moment to Moment,”
starring Jean Seberg and Sean Garrison;
and at the Plaza Theatre: Sophia Loren
Miss Patricia A. Still of Hill Street, a 1962
graduate of Patchogue High School, has been
named to the Dean’s List at Bucknell University,
Lewisburg, Pa. Miss Still, a senior, is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira W. Still Jr., and is
studying for a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education.
Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore Vitale of Risley Road
announce the engagement of their daughter,
Miss Carol Vitale, to Carl Vricella of the
Bronx. Miss Vitale is a graduate of Patchogue
High School, class of 1964. She is employed at
Sinclair and B.P. Colombian Inc. Mr. Vricella
is employed at Sinclair Oil Corporation and
attends Bronx Community College at night.
The Navy gains two recruits from Patchogue.
Enlistees Joseph Edward Bealler
and Richard Ellison Bishop have departed
for recruit training at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Ill.
Miss Barbara Avery was guest of honor at
a sweet sixteen birthday party given by her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey R. Avery, at
their home on South Country Road, East Patchogue,
Saturday night. About 30 guests were
present and danced to the music of “The Wildcats”
under the direction of Jimmy Accardi.
James Hannon, SN radioman first class,
son of Mrs. James Hannon of Circuit Road,
Bellport, was among the crewmembers of the
USS Guadalcanal who received two battle
stripes for their action in the Santo Domingo
uprising last summer. The Guadalcanal, one
of the ships that picked up U.S. refugees, was
fired upon by the rebels during the rescue
effort. Young Hannon left with his ship last
week for a six-month tour of duty to Santo
Domingo, Jamaica and the Bahamas.
A large crowd attended the St. Patrick’s
Day dance in the Church hall of Mary Immaculate
R.C. Church, Saturday night. Music was
provided by Peter’s Orchestra from Mastic
Beach. William Furman, a brother-in-law of
Richard Harrow of Bellport, was awarded a
basket of cheer.
Boy Scout Troop 28, Bellport, went on an
overnight to Camp Wilderness in Yaphank
Saturday. The boys were accompanied by
Scoutmaster Frank Harrison and Mr. Ozzimo.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hallock of Pearl Street
entertained at a supper party for their daughter,
Alison, in celebration of her 13th birthday
Sunday. Alison and her friends, Suzie Gibson,
Nancy Bedell, Martha Winsche and Susan
Miller, also attended the movies.
Mrs. Michael Goff of Riverside, Conn., was
a recent overnight guest at the home of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Bliss of Thornhedge
The Deucey Bridge Club will meet this
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Walter Ebersole
of General McLean Drive.
Mindy Brothman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Kail Brothman of George Court, celebrated
her 10th birthday Friday with a “pajama party.”
Her guests were Gail Brown, Patty Arthur,
Diane Glassmann and Debbie Springhorn.
Topher Small is home from Ripon College,
Ripon, Wis., for a week of spring vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Klaus Haffner of Seeley Street,
Brookhaven, spent a few days in New York
City. They attended a show in Radio City
Music Hall and saw Rossi and Allen, the
famed comedians, perform at the Copacabana.
The following Blue Point students took
part in the Suffolk County Music Educators
Association Junior High School music festival
held Saturday at the Islip High School: Miss
Nancy Densing, Miss Kathy Martin and John
Hafemeister, chorus; Roy Lewis and Douglas
Loesch, orchestra; and Helen Purcell, band.
On March 4, Thomas Vaughn, William
Beale, Joseph Cullity, James Summo, John
Pifko, Thomas Rice, Spencer Villargio and
Alan Monteleone, members of the Senior
Confraternity of St. Sylvester’s R.C. Church,
Medford, attended a weekend retreat at St.
Gabriel’s Retreat House in Shelter Island.
Mr. and Mrs. George Thom of Shinnecock
Avenue, Mastic, announce the engagement of
their daughter, Miss Kathleen Thom, to Samuel
Kane, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Kane
of Terry Court, Center Moriches. Miss Thom
attended the William Floyd High School. Mr.
Kane is a 1963 graduate of Center Moriches
High School and is serving in the U.S. Army
stationed at Fort Dix, N.J.
Newlyweds are Mr. and Mrs. Robert DeLuca,
who were married Saturday afternoon in
St. Jude’s R.C. Church, Mastic Beach. The
bride is the former Miss Diana Carcione of
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Marlon Brando in “The Chase”; at the Rialto
Theatre: “Viva Maria!” with Brigitte Bardot; at
the Plaza Theatre: “A Patch of Blue,” starring
Sidney Poitier and Shelley Winters.
Mrs. Louise Dillard of Rose Avenue
has returned to her home after a vacation
in Acapulco, Mexico.
Mr. and Mrs. James Conklin of North
Prospect Avenue returned recently
from a week’s vacation at the King’s Inn
Hotel in Grand Bahama Island. While
there they visited Mr. and Mrs. William
Matthias, formerly of Blue Point, who
are making their home in Freeport,
William Lee Rains celebrated his 1st
birthday with a party Friday at the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. General
Lee Rains, of Morris Avenue. Also
present were his great-grandmother,
Mrs. Jennie Bryne, his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. William Zebrowski, Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Zebrowski and Mr. and
Mrs. John Celauro.
Mrs. Francis L. Brophy, Miss Marie
Brophy and Miss Dorothy Treuer have
returned from a two-week vacation in
Florida. While there they visited Mrs.
Eugene Brooks, sister of Mrs. Brophy
and Miss Treuer.
Miss Dorothy Ann Holland, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Holland of
Lillian Place, graduated with honors
from St. Catherine’s Hospital School of
Nursing, Sunday. Miss Holland will be
on the staff of Lenox Hill Hospital, New
York City, April 4.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bigos of East
Roe Boulevard were honored at a celebration
of their golden wedding anniversary,
given by their children, March
5. The celebration was held at the Domino
Yacht Club, East Patchogue, with a
dinner for 65 out-of-town relatives and
friends, followed by a reception and
dance for about 100 guests. The couple
has three daughters, Mrs. Edward
Carlin of Michigan, Mrs. John Kajander
of Illinois, and Mrs. E. Earl Kaller of
Suffolk County Community College’s
basketball team recently completed the
first winning season in the school’s
short history, winning 13 of 19 games
and finishing third in the Eastern Junior
College Conference. Among the sparkplugs
of the team were three former
Patchogue High graduates, Harry Weiss,
Richie Dieterle and Tommy DeCerbo.
Off to the Mediterranean is Fire Control
Technician 3/c Edward Flynn of
Patchogue, who is joining the Sixth
Fleet as a crewmember of the guided
missile destroyer USS Sampson. NATO
exercises practiced in that area will
be augmented with goodwill visits to
European countries and ports in the
Army security is the enlistment
choice of James B. Mason of East Patchogue,
who signed in at the Patchogue
Recruiting Station March 9. For his
technical training in his chosen course,
he will report to the Army Security
Agency after he has completed his eight
weeks of basic training.
Miss Barbara Manz of Walker Avenue,
Bellport, celebrated her 21st birthday at
her home Monday.
Miss Virginia Beth is home from
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley,
Mass., to spend spring vacation with
her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Richard A.
Beth of Leisurely Lane.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew M. Underhill of
Bellport Lane have returned from two
months’ vacation in Florida. They drove
to West Palm Beach and during their
two-week stay there, enjoyed some
sport fishing and visited with Mr. and
Mrs. Reeve Bowden and Bruce Lachlan.
Driving to the Keys, they stopped at
Tavernier and Marathon, where they
saw Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Weidler,
former Bellport residents.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Frasca and
daughter, Lorraine, of Country Club
Road, have returned from a two-week
vacation at Hollywood, Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. John Doxsee of South
Country Road announce the birth of
their first child, a daughter, Gregin,
March 15. Mrs. Doxsee is the former
Miss Susan Holland of Academy Lane.
Joseph S. Gerard of Brookhaven
announces the engagement of his daughter,
Margaret Ann Gerard, to Girard
Banks, son of Mrs. Francis Nowakowski
of Brooklyn. Miss Gerard is a graduate
of Bellport High School, class of 1964,
and is now attending Columbia Memorial
Hospital for Nursing in Hudson.
Mr. Banks is a graduate of Erasmus
High School in Brooklyn and is now
stationed at Suffolk Air Force Base
in Westhampton. A June wedding is
Miss Karen Webster, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. William Webster of Hillside
Avenue, Blue Point, was guest of honor
at a surprise sweet sixteen party
given Saturday night by Miss Linda
Dick at her home on Scott Street. The
guests were Misses Gail Rohde, Margery
Dick, Doreen Cooney and Cindy
Billard and also John McGowan. Donald
Andreasen, Daniel Heintz, Charles
Todd, Fred Entress and Steve Burkland.
Miss Webster’s gift from her parents is
a trip to Europe this summer with other
members of her French class from
James Wilson Young High School.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Bevis of Paumanake
Road and Mr. and Mrs. George
Densing of Namkee Road enjoyed dinner
Saturday night at Bronco Charlie’s
restaurant in Oakdale in celebration
of the birthdays of Mrs. Bevis and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schwab of Kane
Avenue, Medford, flew to Ocho Rios,
Jamaica, for a brief vacation recently.
Mark Stoeckert of South Ocean Avenue,
Center Moriches, is currently on
active duty in the combat waters off the
coast of Vietnam. Mark, who entered
the U.S. Navy a day after his graduation
from Center Moriches High School, is in
his second tour of duty in the area and
is on board the L.S.D. Belle Grove II.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: “The Chase,” starring Marlon
Brando; at the Rialto Theatre: “The
Leather Boys,” with Rita Tushingham;
and at the Plaza Theatre: Sidney Poitier
and Shelley Winters in “A Patch of Blue.”
Little Jimmy Reynolds, 5, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Curtis L. Reynolds of Amity Street, was
the very special and honored guest Monday
night of American Legion Patchogue Post 269.
He was there to receive a $25 Savings Bond as
a reward for acting swiftly when his 7-year-old
friend, Samuel Carman, fell into an ice-covered
pond one cold day last January. Little
Jimmy ran quickly to get help from a nearby
neighbor and also showed enough quick wit
to lead the rescuing patrolmen to where the
boy had fallen through the thin ice, saving his
friend from going under in the freezing water.
Jimmy was only 4 years old at the time.
Miss America of 1966, the lovely Deborah
Bryant of Kansas, will be in Patchogue May
23, it was announced by Jack Barrie, president
of Barrie Bros. Inc., local agency for
Oldsmobile, one of the sponsors of the Miss
America pageant. One of the highlights of her
visit will be the crowning by Miss America of
some lucky young Suffolk resident as “Miss
Capt. Van Dyke Johnson of the U.S. Navy,
who is stationed in Hawaii, spent the weekend
with his mother, Mrs. Frances Johnson of
South Ocean Avenue, and his brother-in-law
and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Weeks of
Miss Christine Murphy, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. John J. Murphy of Campbell Street, has
been named to the Dean’s List at State University
College at Cortland for the first semester
of the year.
Miss Janet L. Case, daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. Wickham Case of Lake Street, became
the bride of George W. Pongonis, son of Mrs.
Claire Pongonis of Chapel Avenue, Brookhaven,
on March 13 in the Congregational
Church, Patchogue. Following the ceremony,
a reception for about 30 guests was held in the
church social room.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Mayer of Medford
Avenue announce the engagement of their
daughter, Lynda Ann, to Stephen J. Strenck
III, of Hampton Bays. Miss Mayer is presently
employed at the Sixth District Court in Patchogue.
Mr. Strenck is associated with the
Suffolk County Police Department. A November
wedding is planned.
Miss Whitney Rau will return to Woodstock
Country School, South Woodstock, Vt., Sunday
after spending three weeks spring vacation
with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. R. Ronald
Rau of South Howells Point Road, Bellport.
Mrs. Hattie Schoenthaler of Circuit Road
returned home Sunday from a two-week visit
with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Pritchard of Irvington, N.J.
Bellporters home from Syracuse University
for their spring vacations are: Jeffrey Coon,
Donna Kropp, Torrey Wallock, Susan Baker
and Paul Hassell.
Members of the cast and production staff
were invited to a party at the home of Tim
Kana on South Howells Point Road following
their Saturday night performance of the musical,
“The Music Man,” at Bellport Senior High
School. Tim Kana played the leading male
role, professor Harold Hill.
Members of the Hook and Ladder Company
of the Bellport Fire Department entertained
their wives at a steak dinner at the
firehouse Saturday night. Games and dancing
were enjoyed. Fire Chief August Waldron was
the head chef.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gardner and their
three children, Kathy, Bobby and Paul, moved
from East Patchogue last week to Bell Street.
They had recently bought the house from Mr.
and Mrs. Emery Van Horn, who are now living
on Durkee Lane, East Patchogue. Mr. Gardner,
who brought his family here from Buffalo
about a year sago, is assistant district principal
of instruction for Central School District 4.
Fred A. Sherman of Beaver Dam Road,
Brookhaven, recently announced the opening
of a branch real estate office of Benjamin
and Sherman of Patchogue. The new office,
located in the former Brook Store on South
Country Road, is staffed by Mrs. Madeline
Beyer of Beaver Dam Road and Mrs. Agnes
Gordon of Academy Lane, Bellport.
Kenneth Ferch is home on leave from the
Great Lakes Naval Training Base, where he
has completed his basic training. He is staying
at his home on Bay Lane, Brookhaven.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clough of Winthrop
Court, Blue Point, spent the weekend in New
York City, where they attended a few shows
in celebration of their 18th wedding anniversary.
A ladder and pump drill was held on the
evening of March 21 at Corey Avenue by the
members of the Blue Point Fire Department
with Chief George Densing in charge. Following
the drill, refreshments were served at the
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
“The Flight of the Phoenix,” starring
James Stewart, Richard Attenborough and
Peter Finch; at the Rialto Theatre: George
Axelrod’s “Lord Love a Duck,” with Roddy
McDowall and Tuesday Weld; and at the Plaza
Theatre: Christopher Plummer in “Inside