October 5

A carnival for the benefit of muscular
dystrophy was held by Barbara
Zelenski Sept. 23 in the yard of her
home on Maple Avenue. A cake sale, a
grab bag and games of skill were part
of the afternoon’s activities. An electric
knife was awarded C. Platzer of
Medford. Barbara’s helpers were Laurie
Allen, Gail Goldfein, Madeline and
Raymond Feindt, Holly Platzer, Toni
Quatrale, Linda Svihura, Maria Labotto,
Gail Taber and Alan Zelenski. The
project netted $73 for the muscular
dystrophy campaign and the children
extend their thanks to all who contributed to its success.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ehmann of
Chestnut Avenue celebrated their 55th
wedding anniversary Tuesday.
Among the new members received
into the Emanuel Lutheran Church,
East Main Street, Sunday are Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Johnson of East Sixth
Street, Mrs. Edward Balfe of Everett
Street and Miss Jessie McKinney of Jayne Avenue.
Spencer R. Lowell, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Spencer Lowell Sr., of Rose Avenue,
has enrolled as a freshman at
Brown University, Providence, R.I.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Merrill of North
Patchogue wish to announce the
engagement of their daughter, Geraldine,
to Gregory Horak, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Edward Horak of Patchogue.
Miss Merrill is a 1967 graduate of
Patchogue High School. Mr. Horak is
employed by the Patchogue Department
of Sanitation. No date has been
set for the wedding.
Following the scientific method of
the Brookhaven National Laboratory
of trying to be as exact as possible,
one of its members last week bowled
a near-perfect score 0f 299. Vincent
Felice, while bowling Wednesday,
Sept. 27 with the Lab Men’s League,
rolled 11 strikes in a row and then left
the 7 pin standing on the last ball.
Mr. and Mrs. Fil Ballin of Academy
Lane, Bellport, attended the Coty
Fashion Awards at the Metropolitan
Museum of Art last Thursday night
as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Levine, who were recipients of a special
award presented to them for their
“Look of the Legs” by decision of over
70 fashion critics from all over the
United States. The Herbert Levine
Fine Shoes in New York manufactures
high fashion boots and shoes. Mrs.
Ballin, who is Mrs. Levine’s sister,
also designs shoes for the company.
Barbara French entertained at a
“going away” party for Jodie Dougherty
Friday afternoon at the home
of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Willard
French of South Brewster Lane.
Mrs. James Overton of Bellport Lane
is a patient at Suffolk Central Hospital
following injuries she sustained in
an automobile accident last Thursday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Wood of Circuit
Road spent the weekend in Amsterdam,
N.Y., visiting their daughter, Miss
Nancy Wood, who is a teacher there in
the third grade of the Vrooman Avenue
Elementary School.
Dr. and Mrs. C. Lewis Snead Jr.
and family have bought the Eugene
Sullivan house at 38 Bieselin Road, as
reported by the Benjamin and Sherman
Real Estate Brokers.
Miss Doreen Langfeldt, a sophomore
at the State University College at
New Paltz, was home for the weekend
to celebrate her 19th birthday with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Langfeldt
of General McLean Drive.
Eighth-grade English students of
the Bellport Junior High School took
a bus trip to Stratford, Conn., on
Tuesday to attend a performance of Macbeth.
Newcomers to Bellport Lane are Dr.
and Mrs. John J. Mullen and their children,
Michael, Brian and Diane, who
have moved to the former Wallace
house from Lloyd Harbor.
Miss Elizabeth Bergin of Academy
Lane and Miss Barbara Heins of East
Patchogue spent the weekend with
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Heins of Syracuse.
Kathy Morley, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Morley of Corey Avenue,
Blue Point, held a surprise birthday
party on Thursday of last week at the
Morley home for Ann Marie Zitvogel,
daughter of Mrs. Emil Zitvogel of
Smith Street. Ann Marie was 9 years
old. Guests at the party were Jill Sanwald,
Sharon Striffler, Sherri Abery
and Joanne Campbell, all of Blue
Point. Games were played and refreshments were served.
Mrs. George Densing of Namkee
Road and Mrs. Harvey Shand of Patchogue
visited with Captain and Mrs.
Butler and family of Montauk Point,
Wednesday of last week. Mrs. Butler
is the former Miss Lynn Schmidt of Blue Point.
A baby boy, Stephen Joseph, was
born on Monday of last week to Mr.
and Mrs. Anthony Gallo of Corey Avenue.
They have three other sons, Gregory,
Mark and Christopher, and a
daughter, Toni Ann.
Mrs. David Nemshick of Medford
was guest-of-honor at a luncheon given
to her by her sister, Mrs. Josephine
Ockers of Blue Point, at Bronco Charlie’s
Sept. 25, in honor of her birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Joseph
Paparelli received guests at Trojen’s
Restaurant, Patchogue, after their
wedding ceremony in St. Jude’s R.C.
Church, Mastic Beach, Sept. 23. Mrs.
Paparelli is the former Miss Deborah
Marie Shelorke of Mastic.
A military policeman in Vietnam,
Donald J. Vetter of Mastic Beach has
been promoted to the rank of Army
Specialist 4. Assigned to the 63rd Military
Police Company, he is serving
with the 97th Military Police Battalion.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: Held Over! “In the Heat of
the Night,” starring Sidney Poitier and
Rod Steiger; at the Rialto Theatre:
“Robbery,” with Stanley Baker and
Joanna Pettet; and at the Plaza Theatre:
Held Over! Steve McQueen and
Richard Attenborough in “The Sand Pebbles.”

October 12

Nancy Marshak of South Pine Lake Drive
has been awarded $25 in Ingenue magazine’s
first annual “Your Lively Arts” contest for her
brush and ink drawing, “I Had a Feeling.” The
prize-winning work will run in a future issue
of the magazine. Nancy, a senior at Patchogue
High School, hopes to major in art at either
Pratt Institute or Syracuse University and have
a career as a commercial illustrator.
Dr. Kurt W. Roeloffs, a native of Patchogue,
has recently returned here to establish his
optometric practice at 35 East Main Street,
where his father, Kurt Roeloffs, has been a
practicing optician for 35 years. Dr. Roeloffs
spent seven years as a fighter pilot with the U.S. Air Force.
Marine Corporal Richard Lane, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Donald Lane of Jennings Avenue,
had been waiting in Da Nang, Vietnam for a
plane to take him to his ship, the USS Okinawa.
After he was on board he was in for a pleasant
and welcome surprise when he encountered
among his crewmembers a friend and schoolmate
and fellow graduate of Seton Hall High
School, Bill Neuss of Yaphank.
Mrs. John Garces, a former resident of Patchogue
and now living in Hampton, Va., celebrated
her 83rd birthday recently. She writes
that she was pleased by the many cards she
received from friends in the area.
A 10th birthday was celebrated by Diane
Valenti, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Valenti
of Terrell Street, when a party was held in her
honor at her home. Enjoying the games and
refreshments were Joan and Suzanne Malsky,
Kathy Rodriguez, Marion and Barbara Weldon,
Linda Aviano, Denise Phalen and Stephanie
Musso. Also present were Diane’s brother and
sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Valenti, and
their daughter, baby Maureen Denise.
Two local young people, Sandra Benincasa
of Elizabeth Street and Robert Perry of Grove
Avenue, are among 1,266 students who are
beginning their freshman year at the State University
of New York Oswego College of Arts
and Sciences at Oswego.
When Fifth Squad detectives Rupert Behan
and Dave Brown, acting on a hunch, stopped
a station wagon on the Sunrise Highway last
Thursday morning, they found three flower
pots containing plants. The detectives said the
plants were marijuana. The driver, from New
Canaan, was arrested on a charge of criminal
possession of a dangerous drug.
Miss Linda Belmonte of Dunton Avenue,
East Patchogue and her associate, Louis
Malaer, recently returned from the West Coast
to open The Trend Setters, By We Two, formerly
Liza’s, at 697 South Country Road, on
Oct. 2, bringing home with them some great
secrets in the field of hairdressing.
A welcome home from Vietnam is extended
to the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Moran. Mr.
Moran is the owner of Chicken Delight at 401
East Main Street in Patchogue.
After spending the summer months with his
family, Dean Ince of Browns Lane, Bellport,
has returned to his studies at Buxton School in Williamstown, Mass.
John Tully of North Howells Point Road
spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. John D.
Metzgar in Abington, Pa. On Saturday afternoon
they attended Father’s Day Weekend
activities at Pennsylvania Military College and
saw the PMC-Muhlenberg football game.
Peter Clement of Michigan Avenue and
Michael Florio of General McLean Drive have
begun their freshman year of studies at the
State University of New York, Oswego, N.Y.
They are enrolled at the Oswego College of Arts and Sciences.
The clubhouse at the Bellport Golf Course
was the setting Sunday evening for a gala
party and reception given in honor of James
A. White, who is retiring shortly after working
as locker room attendant at the course since
1955. Approximately 200 golfers and friends
were present to pay tribute to a man who has
done much to make their golf game a more pleasant one.
Mrs. George Heiner of Willyn Road, Blue
Point, was reunited with her sister, when Mrs.
Peggy O’Callahan of Cork, Ireland, arrived at
Kennedy Airport on Saturday of last week for
a two-week visit here. The sisters had not seen
one another in 44 years. Many relatives were
present for the reunion.
Celebrating his 5th birthday with a party at
his home on Thursday of last week was Gary
Clough, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Clough of
Middle Road. Gary’s guests were Ann Marie
Prudenti, Gretchen Mallock, Deborah Ashare,
David Honce, John Allen, Peter Noa and Amy Bumstead.
Gary C. Roscott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rolff S.
Roscott of Division Avenue, has been selected
as one from more than 4,000 applicants for
the freshman class at Brown University, Providence, R.I.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in “The
Taming of the Shrew”; at the Rialto Theatre:
“Enter Laughing,” with Jose Ferrer and Shelly Winters.

 

October 19

Checking the Army’s water supply is the
important duty of Private Robert S. Melvin
of Patchogue, who has just completed an
eight-week course in the chemical checking
of water, removal of impurities and in
converting seawater into drinking water.
His training was received at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
The fourth-prize winner in the fall show of
the Washington Square outdoor art exhibit in
New York City’s Greenwich Village is Francesco
Perez of Patchogue. His sculpture,
welded in bronze, is titled, “Falcon, Bird of Speed.”
Miss Julie R. Waldo, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Louis E. Waldo of River Avenue, a
sophomore at Elmira College, N.Y., has been
placed on the Dean’s List for the second
semester of 1966-67.
Miss Julie R. Waldo, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Louis E. Waldo of River Avenue, was
among the 124 Elmira College students honored
for their scholastic excellence at traditional
honors convocation ceremonies held
Oct. 12 in the college auditorium. Miss Waldo
is a graduate of Patchogue High School.
A lovely wedding was that of Mr. and Mrs.
Richard A. Hill III, held recently in St. Francis
de Sales R.C. Church, in which the soft
blue and white of floral bouquets honored
the Blessed Mother and formed the color
scheme of the bridal costumes. Mr. Hill is
an executive with the Long Island Lighting
Company. His bride is the former Miss Louise
Scala of Patchogue.
Greeting their guests with smiles at their
wedding reception were Mr. and Mrs. Robert
James Palermo after their marriage Sunday
at St. Joseph the Worker R.C. Church, East
Patchogue. The former Miss Josephine Maria
Chiavola of East Patchogue, Mrs. Palermo is
attending Bellport Senior High School. Mr.
Palermo is an electrician, taking courses in
Suffolk Community College, Selden.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Roberts and son, William,
have moved here from Brentwood
and are living in the Congdon house on
South Country Road. Staying with them is
Mrs. Roberts’ brother, Clyde Brown, who
is a senior in Bellport High School. Mr. and
Mrs. Roberts teach mathematics at Bellport
Junior High School.
Miss Jeanette Vaughan, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. James Vaughan of North Howells
Point Road, has entered her freshman year
at the State University at Fredonia.
S/Sgt. James Marrion arrived home Sept.
15 after a 13-moth tour of duty in Korea. On
Oct. 31 he will report to Fort Devens, Mass.,
for advanced computer schooling. When
completed in February, he will be reassigned
to Fort Meade, Md. S/Sgt. Marrion is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Marrion of Station Road.
Mr. and Mrs. I.W. Bianchi Jr. of Bellport
Lane returned home last Thursday after a
three-week vacation in Europe. They sailed
Sept. 22 on the United States and visited Paris
and Amsterdam and all through Germany,
and returned on the S.S. France.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Vollmer of Woodland
Park Road spent last week at the Danbury
Fair, Sturbridge, Plymouth and Cape Cod, Mass.
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Bull and son,
Nathaniel, of Bay Road and Mark Petheram
of Edgar Avenue, both Brookhaven, spent
the weekend in Chatham, Mass.
Mr. and Mrs. Philip F. Champlain and
daughters, Bonnie and Debbie, of Beaver
Dam Road, who spent the weekend at the
Heede cottage at Whale House Point, Great
South Beach, all got a big thrill when on
Monday morning Bonnie caught her first
fish of the season, a striped bass, measuring
37 1/2 inches and weighing about 22 pounds.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Scheibel of Bay Road
visited their son, Michael, at Cornell University,
Ithaca, over the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. John Sacco and family have
returned to their home on Barteau Avenue,
Blue Point, after spending the weekend at
their summer home in Leja Beach.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Held Over! Elizabeth Taylor and Richard
Burton in “The Taming of the Shrew”; at the
Rialto Theatre: Peter Sellers is “The Bobo,”
with Britt Ekland and Rossano Brazzi, and at
the Patchogue Sunrise All-Weather Drive-In
Theatre: “Doctor Zhivago,” starring Geraldine
Chaplin, Julie Christie and Omar Sharif.

October 26


Robert Zebrowski Jr. celebrated his first
birthday Sunday at the home of his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. William Zebrowski
of Maple Avenue. Present were his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Zebrowski
of Stratford, N.J., his great-grandmother,
Mrs. Jennie Byrne of Lakewood Street, his
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. General Lee
Rains of Morris Avenue, and Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Yastrzemski Sr., of Bridgehampton,
his cousins.
Eleanore Ransome of the Patchogue
Civic and Garden Club gave a demonstration
on the use of materials in the natural
state in dried arrangements at the Oct.
16 regular meeting at the Tinker National
Bank, East Main Street. Mrs. Ransome’s
material for her collection was the result
of many treks through local fields and
along highways and byways. The cost, she
explained, was only the price of glue and
small pieces of flat boards used for backgrounds.
Hostesses serving refreshments
were Mesdames Vivian del Gaizo, Jean
Shakespeare and Annette Felice.
Sheri Lyn Van Ginhoven, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Cornelius Van Ginhoven of Grenville
Avenue, was christened Sunday in
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, West
Main Street. A cocktail hour and dinner
party at her home followed immediately
after the ceremony and open house was
held for friends and relatives.
Mrs. Mary Perry of Lake Street was
guest of honor Sunday at a surprise birthday
party held at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Angelo Limoggio of Central Avenue.
Attending were her children, grandchildren
and great-grandchildren, including
her daughters and their families, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Mangercina of Little Silver,
N.J., Mrs. Philomena Gallo of Flatbush
and Mrs. Pamela Cardamone of Gibbons
Street, as well as her brother-in-law and
sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Perry of
Patchogue.
Miss Rhoda Ann Bowden, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bowden of Evergreen
Avenue, has enrolled for the fall semester
at the University of Tampa, Tampa, Fla. A
graduate of Patchogue High School, Miss
Bowden is an art education major.
United in marriage in the Lutheran
Church of Our Savior, Patchogue, Sunday
were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Morse, who
celebrated with family and friends at a
wedding reception at the Brau Haus, Medford.
Since the bridegroom is serving with
the Air Force in Virginia, he and his bride,
the former Miss Lynn Susan Schwarz of
Medford, will make their home in Hampton,
Va.
Edward J. Downs, president of Cosmic
Radiation Laboratory Inc., of Bellport, was
invited to a stag luncheon at the White
House with President Lyndon B. Johnson
Tuesday. Mr. Downs flew to Washington in
his own plane.
Mrs. James A. Barrie and daughter,
Kathy, of General McLean Drive have
returned from a week’s stay at New Bern,
N.C. While there they visited Mr. Barrie,
who is completing modification of a
Grumman combat aircraft at Cherry Point
Marine Base.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry K. Dominy of Woodland
Park Road recently returned from a
two-weeks’ motor trip to the Great Smoky
Mountains National Park. They also spent
some time at Santee, S.C., where Mr. Dominy
enjoyed two days of sport fishing for
landlocked bass in Lake Marion.
Miss Jane Potter and Miss Jean Gardner
were home from Northfield School, Northfield,
Mass., to spend the weekend with their parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Warburton of Bieselin
Road returned home Sunday from a
vacation in Bermuda and Phoenix, Ariz.
On their way from Bermuda to Phoenix
they stopped off in Columbia, Mo., to visit
their daughter, Betty, who is a student at
the University of Missouri.
Marine Lance Corporal John W. Smith,
son of the Rev. and Mrs. Frederick I. Smith,
has returned to active duty at the Marine
Corps Air Station, Quantico, Va., after a
25-day leave, following 25 months of service
in Vietnam. Last weekend he drove
down to Rocky Mount, N.C., to visit his
brother, James, who is in his sophomore
year at North Carolina Wesleyan College.
About 200 people enjoyed the wiener
roast sponsored by the Bellport-Brookhaven
Republican Club at the Brookhaven firehouse
Sunday afternoon. Ernest Wruck,
committeeman, introduced the candidates
present. Ed and George Waldron were the
chefs. Twenty-eight were registered for
membership in the club.
An especially lovely wedding in Our
Lady of the Snow R.C. Church, Blue Point,
Saturday, was that of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Douglas Williams. Mrs. Williams is the
former Miss Marielaine Janet Nastasi of
Blue Point. She and her husband are on
an extended tour of the eastern seaboard.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: “The Flim-Flam Man,” starring
George C. Scott and Sue Lyon; at the Rialto
Theatre: Dean Martin as Matt Helm in “The
Silencers” together with “Murderers’ Row


 

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