Feb 2
Busy preparations are underway at the
Emanuel Lutheran Church on East Main
Street, where a congregational covered dish
supper will be served at 6 p.m. Sunday in
honor of the new pastor, the Rev. Edward
A. Rauff and his family. Installation of Pastor
Rauff took place Sunday in a special
service of worship.
A dinner party at the Domino Yacht Club
in East Patchogue is the way in which the
DYWYKs of the Methodist Church on South
Ocean Avenue will celebrate their 36th
anniversary on Saturday.
An afternoon of cards is slated for the
members of the Patchogue Sorosis at 2 p.m.
Wednesday in the Knights of Columbus
Hall. Hostesses will be Mrs. Tracy Terry and
Mrs. Clifford N. Wade.
Pacific Air Force members Airman 2/c
Bernard R. Williams of Patchogue and Technical
Sergeant Maxie J. Johnson, whose
wife, Frances, is the daughter of Mrs. Rose
Saccente of Patchogue, have arrived for
duty in Vietnam. Airman Williams is an air
traffic controller who has previously served
with the 4392nd Aerospace Support Group
at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Sgt.
Johnson is a supply inventory supervisor
from Headquarters, Tactical Communications
region at Langley AFB, Va.
Miss Jean Campbell, daughter of the
late Mr. and Mrs. William S. Campbell of
Patchogue, has become engaged to Hubert
M. Lynch, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Lynch
of West Islip. Miss Campbell is a graduate
of Patchogue High School and is presently
employed at the law office of Pelletreau
and Pelletreau in Patchogue. Mr. Lynch
is a graduate of Babylon High School and
is presently employed by the New York
State Department of Public Works in the
engineering department in Babylon. A May
wedding is planned.
From Monmouth College in Monmouth,
Ill., comes word that Miss Alison C. Rand,
a sophomore, will participate in the Monmouth
College Band concert tonight in
the college auditorium. Miss Rand is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Rand Jr., of
Munsell Road, East Patchogue. She plays bass clarinet.
Planning for their annual card party to
be held Feb. 25 in the school basement
for the benefit of the school building fund,
the Rosary Altar Society of St. Joseph the
Worker R.C. Church in East Patchogue
held a meeting at the home of Mrs. Arlene
Clifford of Bieselin Road, Bellport. Awards
to be made are an Admiral 23-inch color TV
set, a G.E. stereo phonograph and an electric
carving knife. Present at the meeting
also was Mrs. Ethel Palladino, the society’s president.
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Hall of Worcester,
Mass., visited last week with their son-inlaw
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Stock of Country Club Road, Bellport.
Edward John Warner, infant son of Mr.
and Mrs. Edward Warner of Second Street,
Bellport, was christened Sunday at the
Mary Immaculate R.C. Church by the Rev.
Joseph McNally. The godparents are Miss
Kathy Miller and Charles F. Satterley. Mr.
and Mrs. Warner entertained family and
friends at a party following the ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Dean of South
Country Road returned home last Thursday
from a two-week vacation in Jamaica.
The Engine Company of the Bellport Fire
Department held a roast beef dinner at the
firehouse Saturday night. The guests included
their wives and the fire department officers:
Chief August Waldron; first assistant
Ed Bishop; second assistant Tyson Dominy,
and the commissioners. Richard Harrow
was chairman of the event and Ed Bishop
was the chef. Games and dancing were also
enjoyed by the group.
Miss Arlane Frederick of Bieselin Road, a
freshman at Oswego State College, received
a 3.6 index from a possible 4.0 for the
first quarterly semester, placing her on the
Dean’s List. Miss Frederick is majoring in
mathematics and secondary education.
Diane and Doreen Clough, twin daughters
of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Clough of Middle
Road, Blue Point, celebrated their 8th
birthday Monday with a party for 16 girls.
The twins are second-graders at Blue Point
Elementary School.
Roy Lukas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Irwin
Lukas of Namkee Road, has returned to
Albany State, where he is a freshman, after
spending his intersession recess with his parents.
Newlyweds are Mr. and Mrs. Daniel J.
Herlihy, who were married Jan. 14 in St.
Lawrence R.C. Church, Sayville. Mrs. Herlihy
is the former Miss Rose Maria Stiens of
Blue Point. A reception was held at Felice’s
in Patchogue. They spent their honeymoon
in Montauk. Mr. Herlihy is employed at
Grumman’s in Bethpage and they will make
their home on Montauk Highway, Blue Point.
Seaman 1/c Peter Morano, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Peter Morano of Hackensack Road,
Mastic Beach, called from the Philippines
on New Year’s Day to wish his parents and
his sister, Miss Louise Morano, a Happy
New Year. He is on the USS Roosevelt and
expects to be on Bob Hope’s TV program
with the boys on Jan. 17.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
“Is Paris Burning?” with an international
all-star cast; at the Rialto Theatre:
Clint Eastwood in “A Fistful of Dollars.”

Feb 9
A visitor at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jamieson
of Rider Avenue last week was their son,
Robert Jamieson, who arrived last Thursday from New York.
Miss Joan Haab, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Haab of Laurel Street, has completed
her studies at Southampton College and was
placed on the Dean’s List at the close of the fall
semester. Miss Haab majored in psychology
and is presently teaching second grade in the
John A. Edgar School in Rocky Point.
Beginning their wedded life are Mr. and Mrs.
Amilcare DeLuca of East Patchogue. Their
wedding trip to Florida followed a wedding
in St. Joseph the Worker R.C. Church in East
Patchogue. Mrs. DeLuca is the former Miss
Suzanne Marilyn Perry of Patchogue.
The recruit depot of the Marine Corps at
Parris Island, S.C., has graduated Pvt. Wayne
B. Warren of Patchogue from an eight-week
course of basic training. Marine Warren will
now undergo three weeks of individual combat
training before reporting to his first Marine Corps assignment.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Davis of Main Street,
Yaphank, announce the engagement of their
daughter, Susan Ann, to Dale A. Rothe, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rothe of Medford Avenue,
Patchogue. A September wedding is planned.
Mrs. Milton Filberbaum of East Patchogue
was inducted into the Music Lovers’ Club of
Bay Shore at the monthly meeting on Jan. 27.
Miss Nancy Jane Beveridge, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Louis A. Beveridge of Durkee Lane,
East Patchogue, was graduated from the New
York Foundling Hospital in New York Jan. 29.
A reception for 40 people was held at her home
following her return from New York.
Scholars from the Bellport Junior High
School who received all A marks on the second
quarter report cards are: Connie Parry,
Linda Merriam, Linda Miskosky, Donald Graw,
Elizabeth Rahm, Patricia Rasso, Patty Wruck,
Nina Herrera, Ellen Roberge, Robin Rutkowski,
Pam Sylvester, Robert Chrien, Nancy Sailor,
Deborah Weinstock, Kathy Palevsky, Jan
Hudis and Lynn Schlet.
Miss Jean Lippincott, daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. Stuart Lippincott of Richmond, Va., was
an overnight guest at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Harvey McChesney Jr., of Bellport Lane
on Sunday. On Monday she returned to Clark
University at Worcester, Mass., for the second semester.
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Capicotta of Bieselin
Road returned home last Wednesday from a
week’s vacation in Miami Beach, Fla. They saw
the Jackie Gleason Show and attended the Milton
Berle Show at the Deauville Hotel. Mr. Capicotta,
who recently graduated from the New
York Lewis School in hotel and motel administration,
also attended an alumni conference at
the Aztec Motel while they were there.
The Hose Company of the Bellport Fire
Department will entertain their wives at a roast
beef dinner at the firehouse Saturday night. Ed
Bishop will be the chef.
Susan Reilly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
James Reilly of Circuit Road, celebrated her
6th birthday on Friday with a party for the
following friends: Maryann Cardamone, Susan
Newton, Desiree Rose, Joshua Block, Stephen
Kusa, George Seyfert, Charles Remsberg, and
her sisters, Aileen and Maryanne.
George Carleton has resumed his studies
at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn after spending a
week’s vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Carleton of Browns Lane.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pardee of Kingston
were weekend houseguests at the home of
their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Eugene Collins of Bellhaven Road. Mrs. Pardee’s
birthday was celebrated by the family on Friday.
Richard Geraine, a senior at Mercy High
School, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sandy Geraine
of Station Road, has been accepted at the Cambridge
School – Boston. He will be enrolled in
the two-year business administration program
at the Business School, which is accredited as
a junior college of business by the Accrediting
Commission for Business Schools, where he
will gain on-the-job experience while pursuing
his educational objective.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Bevis of Paumanake
Road, Blue Point, held open house last Sunday
in honor of their son, Milton Jr., who is leaving
for the Air Force Friday. He attended James
Wilson Young High School in Bayport.
Kevin Foley, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Foley
of Nelson Avenue, returned to Seton Hall College
in South Orange, N.J., after spending last
weekend at home with his parents.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Shirley MacLaine and Michael Caine in
“Gambit”; at the Rialto Theatre: “Is Paris Burning?”
with an international all-star cast; and at
the Plaza Theatre: “Doctor Zhivago,” starring
Omar Sharif and Julie Christie.

Feb 16

To celebrate his retirement April 1 from
the Metropolitan Tobacco Company after 49
years of service, a party was held at the home
of George Heimroth of Rosalie Place on Saturday
evening. The guests attending, members
of the company’s sales force and their wives,
presented Mr. Heimroth with the gift of a
General Electric stereo console. Dancing and
refreshments were enjoyed by Mr. and Mrs.
Heimroth and their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel
Fuoco of Hagerman, Mr. and Mrs. Alexis
Mason of Kings Park, Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Berman of East Patchogue, Mr. And Mrs.
Henry Kwiatkoski of Bellport, and Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Charpied, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Zelenski, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hochheiser, Mr.
and Mrs. Donald Lane and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Searles, all of Patchogue.
The 7th birthday of Russell Cassata was
celebrated recently at a party given for him at
his home by his mother, Mrs. Kay Cassata of
Swezey Street. His guests were Ronnie Keller,
Michael and Sandra Madonia, Anthony and
Johnnie Brasciano, Michael and Jimmy Grucci,
Billy Fontaine, Ricky Hummel, Jimmy and
Terry Mason, Richard Oehrig, Jeff and Tony
Williams, and Adeline and Donna Romeo.
Patchogue Sorosis members will play cards
at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Knights of Columbus
Hall on Railroad Avenue. Hostesses will
be Mrs. John R. Ruland and Mrs. Clarence W. Ruland.
Miss Jean Mottola, daughter of Mrs.
Beatrice Mottola of Schoenfeld Boulevard,
has been named to the academic Dean’s List
for the fall semester at the State University
of New York at Stony Brook. Miss Mottola, a
junior, is a political science major.
Dr. and Mrs. Edward A. Bracht of San
Diego, Calif., announce the arrival on Feb. 4 of
a son, Jeffrey Edward. Dr. Bracht is a resident
in anesthesiology at the U.S. Naval Hospital
in San Diego. Mrs. Bracht is the former Miss
Suzanne Ditmars of Patchogue.
Returning to the State University of New
York at Albany after the mid-term vacation
are Miss Carole DiTosti and Gabriel DiTosti,
daughter and son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl DiTosti
of Waverly Avenue. Miss DiTosti is a freshman
and Mr. DiTosti, a senior, who will graduate
in June with a B.A. degree in history. Both
have been placed on the Dean’s List for the
fall semester, on which Mr. DiTosti has been
placed for every semester but one during his
attendance at the university.
Miss Amelia Stephani, daughter of Mrs.
Mae Stephani and the late George L. Stephani
of Sipp Avenue, East Patchogue, recently
graduated from the State University College
at New Paltz, with a Bachelor of Arts degree
in elementary education. Miss Stephani is a
graduate of Bellport High School. She also
received an Associate of Arts degree from Suffolk
County Community College and is presently
teaching at the Gardiner Manor School
in the Bay Shore School District.
Jackie James, a junior at Bellport High
School, and Jimmy Spisto, a senior, were
crowned queen and king of the annual Sweetheart
Dance at the high school Saturday night.
Miss James was presented with roses and a
necklace, and Mr. Spisto was given a tie tack
and cufflinks. Attendants of the royal couple
were Miss Patty Chisholm, Miss Jeanette
Vaughan, Peter Clement and Ed Stephani.
Music was provided by the Southern Comforts.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Marrion and son,
Tommy, who are stationed at Stewart Air
Force Base, Newburgh, spent Sunday with
Airman 1/c Marrion’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Marrion of Station Road, Bellport.
Mrs. Francis Hermus of North Brewster
Lane recently returned from two weeks’ visit
in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with Mrs. Robert
Todd. She flew to Florida with her grandmother,
Mrs. Chester Arthur Sr., who visited
her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Valentine.
Chester Arthur Jr., of Bell Street, was
awarded the basket of cheer at the Roast Beef
Dinner held by the members of the Hose Company
of the Bellport Fire Department for their
wives on Saturday night. Games and dancing
were enjoyed at the firehouse following the dinner.
The Deucey Bridge Club will meet this
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Willis Hawkins
Jr., of Country Club Road.
Master Sergeant and Mrs. Earl Bishop are
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grover Bishop
of Montauk Highway, Brookhaven, after
spending three years in Germany, and will
soon leave for Andrews Air Force Base in Massachusetts.
The engagement of Miss Linda King Gray,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Harry Gray
of Blue Point, to Wesley C. Neumann, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Neumann of Webster,
N.Y., has been announced. Both young people
are juniors at Syracuse University. Miss
Gray, a graduate of James Wilson Young High
School, Bayport, is majoring in special education
and her fiancé is majoring in chemistry.
No date has been set for the wedding.
A honeymoon in Washington, D.C. followed
the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Arnold
Lauben Jr., of Medford, in St. Paul’s Episcopal
Church, Patchogue, Feb. 4. The bride is
the former Miss Gail Marlene Isherwood of Patchogue.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Held Over! Shirley MacLaine and Michael
Caine in “Gambit”; at the Rialto Theatre: “A
Covenant With Death,” and at the Plaza Theatre:
“Doctor Zhivago.”

Feb 23

Mrs. Kenneth T. Beers of Norwalk,
Conn., is spending a few weeks at the home
of Mrs. Noble Chapman of Baker Street.
Mrs. Beers, who was a bridesmaid at Mrs.
Chapman’s wedding, is a cousin of Mrs.
Samuel Jones of Terrell Street.
On Monday, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Beller of
Ketcham Avenue left for a two-week vacation
to the Caribbean and Jamaica. Their
trip will include both flying and cruising.
A sweet sixteen birthday party was held
Saturday for Miss Michelle Garbarini of
Furman Lane at the Amvets Hall on Cedar
Avenue, given for her by Miss Marilyn
Pontieri of Cedar Avenue. About 45 guests
helped celebrate the occasion, including
relatives and friends from New Jersey, as
well as from Sayville, Blue Point and Patchogue.
A rock ‘n’ roll band, the Fenways
of Great River, supplied the music and a buffet was served.
Miss Phyllis Borzi, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Phillip L. Borzi of Case Avenue, has
been named to the Dean’s List for the fall
semester at Ladycliff College, Highland
Falls. N.Y. Miss Borzi, an English major
with a minor in secondary education, currently
ranks first in the junior class. She
has also been an active member of both the
Glee Club and the Dramatic Club for the past three years.
The Him and Her Club of the Methodist
Church on South Ocean Avenue held their
annual dinner at the Bavarian Inn in Lake
Ronkonkoma Feb. 11. In charge of the
event was Albert G. Halliwell, whose committee
included Albert Eid, Albert King and
Albert Bonfe.
Mr. and Mrs. William Ciliento of Bay
Avenue have announced the engagement
of their daughter, Charlotte, to Johnny B.
Staudt of Grove Avenue. Miss Ciliento is
employed at the Industrial Home for the
Blind. Mr. Staudt is serving with the Army at Fort Dix, N.J.
Miss Karleen Ehrhardt, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Karl Ehrhardt Jr., of Clark Street,
has been named to the Dean’s List at Skidmore
College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Miss
Ehrhardt, an English major, is a member of
the sophomore class.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Hildreth of Clinton
Avenue wish to announce the engagement
of their daughter, Lois Ruth, to Barry Neil
Reynolds, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Reynolds
of Franklin Street. A May 1967 wedding is planned.
A combat engineer’s training includes the
study of the techniques of road and bridge
building, camouflage and demolition. All
this Army Private Robert J. Robertaccio of
Patchogue has mastered in his eight weeks
of advanced training in combat squad tactics
and the use of infantry weapons at Fort
Leonard Wood, Mo.
Bill Chamberlain, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Herman Chamberlain of North Howells
Point Road, Bellport, a senior at Clarkson
College of Technology, has made the
Dean’s List for the first semester of 1966-67,
it was announced this week. Mr. Chamberlain,
who is majoring in chemical engineering,
plans to attend graduate school in the fall.
Lieutenant Colonel and Mrs. William B.
Strong Jr. entertained at a cocktail party
Saturday night at their home on South
Brewster Lane, for 40 guests. The party
was in honor of Lt. Col. Strong, who has
just received a master’s degree in political
science from Boston University. He also
recently received an Army commendation
medal for teaching ROTC at Boston University.
Mrs. Strong is a sixth-grade teacher at
Bellport Junior High School.
Mrs. Louis Perino Jr., of North Howells
Point Road, was hostess at a Colonial party
for about 15 guests on Feb. 14.
Mrs. Lawrence Cummings of Bieselin
Road entertained at a Tupperware party for
new neighbors on her block last Wednesday afternoon.
Mayor and Mrs. Harry Bedell of Country
Club Road attended the Cleveland Symphony
Orchestra concert at Carnegie Hall in
New York on Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. William Valentine of Bellport
celebrated their silver wedding anniversary
with a party at the VFW Hall in East
Patchogue on Saturday night. They were
married on Valentine’s Day 25 years ago.
Sixty friends and relatives attended the
celebration and the couple was presented
with a money tree and other gifts. Mr.
Valentine recently retired from the Army
after 20 years of service. He is presently
employed at the Bellport Post Office.
David R. Alburger and his two daughters,
Mary Jo and Eve, of Beaver Dam Road,
Brookhaven, spent several days skiing this
week in Pittsfield, Mass.
Mr. and Mrs. Norwood E. Lutzen of Blue
Point Avenue, Blue Point, announce the
engagement of their daughter, Linda Lee,
to Sergeant Joseph Forgione of Sayville.
Miss Lutzen is now living in Naples, Fla.,
with Mr. and Mrs. D. Forgione, where she
will graduate in June from Naples High
School. Sgt. Forgione is expected back
from Vietnam in about six weeks. He has
been awarded the Bronze Star for his service overseas.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
“Night of the Generals,” starring Peter
O’Toole and Omar Sharif; at the Rialto
Theatre: Robert Stack and Elke Sommer in
“The Corrupt Ones.”






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