September 1

Mrs. Louise Brooks of Bradenton Beach,
Fla., is visiting her sisters, Mrs. Dorothy
Treuer of South Ocean Avenue and Mrs.
Francis L. Brophy of Rider Avenue.
Miss Jan Rosenblatt, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Rosenblatt of Ketcham Avenue,
will arrive today from a five-week European
trip with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.
Graham Kreines of New York City. They
visited London, England, Venice, Italy and
enjoyed a six-day cruise on the S.S. Jadron,
stopping to visit ports in Greece. They also
visited Dobvronik, Yugoslavia, Rome and
Florence, Italy, and Nice, the Riviera and
Paris, France.
Mrs. Marie Wimmer of Cleveland Street
has completed the Reynolds and Reynolds
Company School of Electronic Accounting
for automobile dealers held at Dayton, Ohio.
Mrs. Wimmer is office manager of Barrie
Bros. Inc., East Main Street, Patchogue.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Greenwald and their
children, Susan, Joan, Kate and Harold III,
spent the weekend with Mrs. Greenwald’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe E. Tracy of
Washington Avenue.
Sp4 and Mrs. Daniel Edward Doscher are
the parents of a son, Daniel Edward Jr.,
born Aug. 23 in Whitestone Hospital. Mrs.
Doscher is the former Miss Ruth Dolengewicz,
daughter of Anthony Dolengewicz of
Patchogue. Sp4 Doscher, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Doscher of Patchogue, is stationed in
Fort Lewis, Wash.
Mrs. J.W. Huskey and son, Joe Wayne, have
returned to their home in Fort Lauderdale,
Fla., after visiting Mrs. Huskey’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Alfred DeVito of Medford Avenue,
for three weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Searles and children,
Kenneth and Wanda, of Terry Road, spent last
week in Syracuse visiting Mrs. Searles’ brother
and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Komoroski.
An unoccupied house on Lakeview Drive
in North Patchogue, owned by Robert Pickle
of Montauk, was completely destroyed by
fire early last Wednesday morning. Only one
wall and the stone fireplace stack were left
standing when the North Patchogue Fire
Department, called to the blaze at 5:47 a.m. by
a neighbor, Joseph Lindenmeyer, had doused
the flames. By about 9 a.m., Fire Chief James
A. Deedy said a second trip to the burned-out
house at 3:50 p.m. was needed to wet down
the smoldering remains.
Bellporters who attended the wedding
of Miss Helen Florence Patterson to Peter
Cook at St. Mary’s R.C. Church in Roslyn
Saturday afternoon were: Mr. and Mrs. J.
Edward Buck, Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Buck,
Peter Rankin, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hoffman,
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Holland and daughter,
Kathy, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bergin, Mr. and
Mrs. H. Justin Patterson, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie
Weiss, Mr. and Mrs. John Binnington and
daughter, Bree, Mr. and Mrs. E.N. Potter, Mr.
and Mrs. Theodore T. Everitt and son, John,
and Mr. and Mrs. Worth Austin Jr.
Audrey and Douglas Conquest, children
of Mr. and Mrs. Stanford Conquest of Wards
Lane, recently returned from a two-week
visit with Sgt. And Mrs. George Eleazer at
Stuart Air Force Base, Newburgh. While
there, Douglas had the opportunity of shaking
hands with President Johnson and Lady Bird.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Regalmuto of North
Howells Point Road entertained at a birthday
luncheon for their daughter, Susan, who was
4 years old Aug. 23.
Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Clifford and family
of Bieselin Road are home from a twoweek
camping trip to Letchworth State Park.
They visited the Corning Glass Company and Kodak plant.
Miss Ann Mullaney, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Mullaney of South Howells Point
Road, is visiting for a few days this week with
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gomory at their home
in Brooklyn Heights.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
“Walk Don’t Run,” starring Cary Grant
and Samantha Eggar; and at the Rialto Theatre:
“What Did You Do in the War Daddy?”
with James Coburn.

September 8

Miss Arlene Newman Davidow of Shore
Road is among the 445 freshmen who have
registered for the fall term at Skidmore College,
Saratoga Springs. Miss Davidow is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sanford L. Davidow.
She attended Patchogue Senior High School.
John Caldwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell
Caldwell of Washington Avenue, celebrated
his 13th birthday Monday with a party.
Michael, Ronald and Robert Figat, his brother
Wayne and his parents were present.
Curtis Thurau, who was recently discharged
from the Army as SP5-E5, and Misses Lois
and Ruth Thurau of Center Moriches, were
visitors at the home of their brother-in-law and
sister, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Figat of Washington Avenue.
Married on Aug. 13 were Private and Mrs.
Willard A. Maginnes at the home of the bride’s
parents. The bride is the former Miss Marilyn
Andrisani, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Andrisani of Patchogue. The bridegroom is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard H. Maginnes
of East Patchogue. He is in the Army and
stationed in Darmstadt, Germany, in the engineering
corps. The bride will leave soon for
Germany to join her husband.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Maile of Patchogue
announce the engagement of their daughter,
Jean, to Robert Bruce Blakeslee, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Blakeslee of East Patchogue. Miss
Maile is a graduate of Patchogue High School,
class of 1963. She attended Suffolk Community
College, and Agricultural and Technical Institute
at Cobleskill. She is presently employed at
the Patchogue Medical Group. Mr. Blakeslee
is also a graduate of Patchogue High School,
class of 1963. He attended Agricultural and
Technical Institute at Delhi, and Suffolk Community
College. He is presently stationed with
the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington
and is currently awaiting overseas shipment to Vietnam.
Brian Smith returned to the University of
Missouri at Rolla, Mo., after spending the summer
months with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Rowland Smith of Station Road, Bellport.
Labor Day weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Ebersole of General McLean Drive
were Mrs. Ebersole’s brother-in-law and sister,
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Boyd and family of Springfield, Pa.
David Garfield, son of Mr. and Mrs. John
Garfield of Bellport, is home for a few days
between sessions at C.W. Post College in Westbury.
A party honoring Sgt. William Valentine,
who is retiring from the United States Army
after 20 years of service, was held at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. William Hermus of North
Brewster Lane Saturday night. Forty friends
and relatives were present.
Paul Warner, son of Dr. and Mrs. James
Warner Jr., of Bellhaven Road, left Tuesday to
start his freshman year at Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. William Graves have bought
the Van Vleck house at 11 Browns Lane and
have moved here from Newark, Del., with their
five children, Carlie, William, Antony, Susan and Alison.
Jay Ince, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ince, has
joined the United States Army and is taking
basic training at Fort Polk, La., before entering
helicopter flight training.
The residents of George Court enjoyed a
cooperative barbecue supper at the home of
Dr. and Mrs. Lewis Schiffer Sunday night.
Recently wed on July 16 in the Russian
Orthodox Cathedral in New York City were
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander N. Noszko. Mrs. Noszko
is the former Miss Anna Marie Provenzano,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Provenzano
of East Patchogue. Mr. Noszko is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. John Noszko of Mastic Beach.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Held Over! “Walk Don’t Run,” starring
Cary Grant and Samantha Eggar; at the Rialto
Theatre: Held Over! “What Did You Do in the
War Daddy?” with James Coburn and Dick
Shawn; and at the Shirley Drive-In Theatre:
Sean Connery and Joanne Woodward in “A Fine Madness.”


September 15



September 15
Joseph Tracz Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Tracz of Gladiola Street, left
Sunday for Catawba College in Salisbury,
N.C., where he is a member of
the freshman class. He will major in forestry.
Mrs. Gwen Cohan, owner of Canaan
Lake Bungalow Colony, gave a surprise
birthday party recently for her friend
and tenant, Mrs. Edward J. Fitzgerald.
Among those present were Mrs. Fitzgerald’s
husband, a retired inspector of
elevators, Miss Rheta Thomas of Patchogue,
Mrs. Herbert George, president
of the Blue Point Golden Age Club, and
the tenants of the bungalow colony.
Refreshments were served.
Dolores and Jimmy Rocco and daughter
Kim, of the Rocco Dance Studios,
attended a performance of the King
Family at the Westbury Music Fair
last Sunday afternoon. After the show,
Kim received many autographs. Other
shows attended by the Roccos at Westbury
recently were the Liberace and
Jack Benny shows. At the Jack Benny
show, Kim was invited on stage by
Wayne Newton and he sang “Red Roses
for a Blue Lady” to her. This week they
will see Jerry Lewis.
A teaching assignment in a faraway
land beckons Julius Willis Jr., son of
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Willis Sr., of West
Avenue, who will leave Sunday for Ethiopia.
He will be one of 69 Peace Corps
teachers who will be welcomed by
Emperor Haile Selassie in Addis Ababa.
He is a 1962 graduate of Patchogue High
School and has just completed Peace
Corps training in Shiprock, N.M., on the
Navajo Indian Reservation. Just prior to
that, he was given an intensive 12-week
course of instruction at the University
of Utah, where he learned Amharic, the
language he’ll use in teaching his Ethiopian
students secondary English.
Miss Sherry Puleo, daughter of Mrs.
Eleanor Puleo of Laurel Street, graduated
from Pilgrim State Hospital School
of Nursing at Brentwood Friday. Miss
Puleo has accepted a position as staff
nurse at the hospital and will continue
her studies for a B.S. degree at Adelphi
University in January.
A dance and fall fashion show will be
held tomorrow evening in the Knights
of Columbus Hall, Railroad Avenue,
under the auspices of Jon-Ali Beauty
Salon. Fashions will be by Lentin’s,
Roth’s, Blum’s, Sylvia Dee’s, Judson’s,
Albert’s and MacKavner’s.
The Women’s Fellowship of the
Congregational Church, 95 East Main
Street, held its first meeting of the season
recently. The officers for 1966-67
are: Mrs. George Gilligan, president;
Mrs. Charles Van Dien, vice president;
Mrs. Charles Deedy, corresponding secretary;
Mrs. Stuart Van Cott, recording
secretary, and Mrs. Alfred Sammis, treasurer.
Miss Renee Mucci, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Michael Mucci of Evergreen
Lane, East Patchogue, has attended
Wilkes College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., for
her freshman year. Miss Mucci, who is
a graduate of Bellport High School, is
majoring in fine arts.
Robert May of Munsell Road, East
Patchogue, who plays trumpet, is
among 165 bandsmen and baton twirlers
invited to tryouts Sept. 4-16 for the
Indiana University Marching Hundred
Band. In addition to all four home
football games, the band will perform
on the road Oct. 29, when the Fighting
Hoosiers invade Iowa, and Nov. 19,
when Purdue hosts the annual Old Oaken
Bucket gridiron classic.
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Maler of
Patchogue Avenue, East Patchogue,
announce the engagement of their
daughter, Miss Michelle Jean Maler, to
John August Tamburino, son of Mr. and
Mrs. August Tamburino of Lillian Place,
Patchogue. Miss Maler is a graduate
of Bellport High School, class of 1965.
She is employed at Central Islip State
Hospital. Her fiancé is a graduate of
Patchogue High School, class of 1965,
and is a Pvt. 1/c in the U.S. Army. He is
presently stationed at Fort Hood, Tex.
A Nov. 5 wedding is planned.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kerr of North
Brewster Lane, Bellport, were honored
at a 50th wedding anniversary party
Saturday afternoon in the yard of Mr.
and Mrs. William Valentine of Bellport.
The Kerrs’ three daughters, Mrs. Robert
E. Wayte, Mrs. William A. Valentine and
Mrs. A.J. Waldron, were the hostesses.
The couple received many lovely gifts
and cards and a money tree from over
100 relatives. They also received a citation
from President and Mrs. L.B. Johnson
and Supervisor Charles R. Dominy
sent them a telegram. A neighbor, Mrs.
Marge Hermus, made a beautiful wedding
cake for the event.
Miss Leslie Light, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Earl Light of General McLean
Drive, left Sunday for Virginia Intermont
College at Bristol, Va., where she
has enrolled for her freshman year.
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Capicotta of
Bieselin Road returned Friday from
a week’s cruise to Bermuda aboard
H.M.S. Queen of Bermuda.
Miss Betty Warburton of Bieselin
Road is visiting for a week with Miss
Kathy Bining of St. Louis, Mo., who is
her roommate at the College of William
and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. She will
resume her studies at William and Mary
later this month.
Miss Jean Penney of Academy Lane
has started her freshman year at Syracuse
University. Miss Torrey Hallock
and Jeffrey Coon have returned to Syracuse
University to continue their studies.
Miss Diane Darbee, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Wesley Darbee of Bell Avenue,
Blue Point, has left for college. She is
attending State University College at Fredonia.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Smalling of
Blue Point drove their son, Edward J.
(Jay) Smalling Jr., to college in New
Haven, Conn. Jay will attend the Culinary
Institute of America, where he will
study to become a chef.
Miss Carol Brandes of Bell Avenue
returned home after spending three
days at Word of Life Camp in Schroon Lake.
Ray Vogt Jr., of Pennsylvania Avenue,
Medford, has returned to Norwich
University in Vermont, where he will be
starting his senior year. Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Vogt and daughter, Jonnie Lynn,
spent the Labor Day weekend at Upper
Greenwood Lake as guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Edward J. Schmitt.
Private Frank Bellezza, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Bellezza of Crestwood
Drive, Shirley, left Monday from Kennedy
Airport for Oakland, Calif., where he
is stationed in the U.S. Army.
The engagement of Miss Maria
Mirandi to John Messinetti has been
announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Anthony Mirandi of Shirley. Her fiancé
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Messinetti
of Mastic Beach. The future bride is a
graduate of William Floyd High School
and is now employed at the county
center in Riverhead. Mr. Messinetti, a
graduate of Southampton College of
Long Island University, is now attending
Brooklyn Law School. A June wedding is planned.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: “Lost Command,” starring
Anthony Quinn and Alain Delon; at the
Rialto Theatre: “The Wild Angels,” with
Peter Fonda and Nancy Sinatra; and at
the Plaza Theatre: Jennifer Jones and
Michael Parks in “The Idol.”


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