November 02

A pumpkin centerpiece, filled with fall flowers
of orange, beige and brown, added color to
a table of finger sandwiches, cake, punch and
coffee served by Mrs. Alfred Cavallaro at the
kaffee klatsch held for 25 women in her lovely
Early American home on Cedar Street Monday
afternoon. The occasion was an impersonal
and informative meeting held on request to
meet councilman John J. Foley and candidates
Joseph M. O’Donnell, William A. Thompson
and Michael Contant.
Frank Spanelli is chairman of a costume
dance to be held Saturday at the Polish Hall on
Falcon Avenue. Little Tony and his famous Polka
Band will furnish the music for this annual
event of the Pulaski Club, of which Stanley
Orenkewicz is president.
Election of officers of the Stumpjumpers
of Patchogue last month put into office Don
Mikkelsen as president; Bill Orr, vice president;
Harold Lieberman, secretary, and Lee Rogers,
treasurer. They will hold their next monthly
meeting Sunday, at which time they will discuss
next year’s camp show.
A hayride is scheduled Saturday for the
members of the Methodist Youth Fellowship,
starting at 6 p.m. Their recently elected officers
are John S. Mulderig, president; Deborah
Winans, vice president; Linda Satterley, secretary,
and Shelly Kemp, treasurer.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Deshler were united at
a nuptial mass Sept. 30 in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
R.C. Church, Patchogue. Mrs. Deshler is
the former Miss Frances Brandi of Patchogue.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schumpf of Schoenfeld
Boulevard announce the engagement of their
daughter, Patricia, to Thomas Maher, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Maher of West Avenue.
Miss Schumpf is a graduate of Patchogue High
School class of 1967 and is presently employed
at the Patchogue Senior High School. Mr.
Maher is also a graduate of Patchogue High
School class of 1967 and has enlisted in the
United States Air Force. No date has been set for the wedding.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford R. Greco of Oxbow
Road announce the engagement of Mrs. Greco’s
daughter, Bonnie Jean Metz, to Brian Robert
Ward, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Ward
of Wood Avenue. The prospective bride is a
graduate of Patchogue High School. Mr. Ward
has completed a four-year tour of duty with
the U.S. Air Force, the last 13 months of which
were spent in Vietnam. He is now employed
by Airborne Instrument Laboratories. A May
wedding is planned.
The 5-7-9 Shop was formally opened last
Saturday as the newest member of the Patchogue
Chamber’s merchants division and
will specialize in women’s clothing in small
sizes. The store is located on the south side of
East Main Street between Weiner’s Shoes and Kaller’s Jewelers.
Little Sallyann Space of East Patchogue
celebrated her 5th birthday Friday, with a party
including many friends and relatives.
Last Saturday night at the Hagerman firehouse,
the Halloween party was a large success,
with an attendance of more than 100.
The three judges for the costumes were Mr.
and Mrs. Michael Famiglietti, George Gilmore,
chairman Rose Colicchio and her assistant
Donna Aki. The winners: Funniest - Ray Monahan
(topless waiter), Marge Bosco (Phyllis Diller);
best couple – Kathy Colicchio and Ellen
Porto (Porky and Petunia Pig); best group
– Mary Babiarz, Georgia and Frank Parrett,
Louis Valentino, Carol Leonardi, Michelle and
Liz Dono, Ann Bonacaso, Vincent Costanzo and Kathy Ryan.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Russell Cort of Leisurely
Lane, Bellport, recently spent two weeks touring
through New England.
Barbara Dobrie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Adam Dobrie of Academy Lane, was given
a surprise Sweet 16 birthday party at her
home. It was a pajama party attended by a
number of her friends: Randy Young of Shields
Court, Brookhaven; Kathy Penney, Sue Irving,
Kathy Lancaster, Missy Vineyard, Carol Petretti,
Sheelath Reynolds, Tucky Demarest, Paula
Feeny and Alice Jackowitz.
Wedded recently were Mr. and Mrs. Richard
J. Perino in a ceremony in Mary Immaculate
R.C. Church, Bellport. The couple is residing in
West Islip after their wedding trip through the
New England states. Mrs. Perino is the former
Miss Mary Ann Martin of Bellport.
William Dowling, son of Mr. and Mrs. William
Dowling of Blue Point Avenue, Blue Point,
celebrated his 9th birthday Wednesday of last
week with a party at his home. His guests
included David Pearsall, Kenneth Cardillo of
Blue Point, and his sisters, Barbara, Kathy, Debbie and Lisa.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
“Hour of the Gun,” starring James Garner and
Jason Robards; at the Rialto Theatre: Yul Brynner
and Trevor Howard in “The Long Duel.”

November 09

Harold Lieberman, on the science staff of
the Patchogue High School, received congratulations
from George E. Lechtrecker,
president of the Patchogue Chamber of Commerce,
at its annual dinner dance Nov. 2. Mr.
Lieberman received an award from Frank
Scutari, president of the board of education,
for having created methods of studying biology
for blind students.
Miss Linda Milian, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Milian of Sheldon Avenue, has been
selected for membership in the Women’s Glee
Club of State University College, Oneonta.
Miss Milian, a freshman at the college, was
named to the organization through a recent
audition session. She will be singing Sunday
at a joint choral concert with Hamilton College
choir at the Oneonta campus.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kentoffio and their
son, Peter, of Log Road, attended Parents
Weekend at Ithaca College, where their
daughter, Joanne, is enrolled in the freshman
class. Miss Kentoffio is majoring in speech
pathology and audiology. Santo Kentoffio,
who lives with his son and daughter-in-law
on Log Road, celebrated his 90th birthday
Nov. 1. A party was held for him Sunday at
the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ernest Cardamone
of Fuoco Road, Bellport, attended by many friends.
Recently returned to his home in East Patchogue
is Specialist 4 Robert Bruce Blakeslee
after serving 13 months in Vietnam with
the Infantry. During his term of service, he
received the Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman’s
Badge, Expert Rifleman’s Badge, Good
Conduct Medal and the Bronze Star for Unit Presidential Citation.
Miss Nan Miller, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. William Miller of Lee Avenue, has been
named to the Dean’s List at Duke University,
Durham, N.C., for the spring semester.
A stamp collection that police said was valued
by the owner at $2,500, was taken from a
500-pound floor safe that was removed early
Saturday morning from the home of William
McMullen of Bay Avenue. A briefing officer at
the precinct said the safe was later recovered
at Wavecrest Drive in Mastic Beach. He said
the top of the safe had been peeled off.
Mr. and Mrs. Furness of Laurel Street
announce the engagement of their daughter,
Jeanette, to Frank Cummings, son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Cummings of Medford Avenue.
Miss Furness, a drafting student at Suffolk
Community College, Selden, is also employed
by Fairchild Graphic Equipment in Plainview.
Mr. Cummings is a veteran of Vietnam, having
served with the First Airborne Division. He is
currently employed at the Pacesetter men’s
shop in Patchogue.
Miss Gloria Hanson of Orchard Road, East
Patchogue, visited her high school friend,
Miss Diane Sue Shadt of Strong Road, who
has started her freshman year at Westchester
School of Nursing at Valhalla, N.Y. The girls
enjoyed a grand reunion and had a wonderful weekend.
Commander and Mrs. William Webster of
South Country Road, Bellport, were guests
last week for luncheon and horseback riding
at the Rockefeller Estate in Pocantico Hills.
Peter Grucci of South Country Road
recently spent a weekend at the King’s Inn,
Freeport, The Bahamas. The trip was an
award from the Olympic TV Co., for Mr. Grucci
having filled his quota of sales.
Miss Mary Hughes has moved her Yarns
Shoppe from Main Street to Penguin Alley,
becoming the first shop to be opened on the alley.
Mr. and Mrs. James Hunter of South Country
Road, Brookhaven, have announced the
birth of their first child, a daughter, Laurie,
born Sunday morning at Brookhaven Memorial
Hospital. Mrs. Hunter is the former Miss Judy Fuoco.
At San Diego, Calif., Seaman Recruit Warren
G. Branges of Brookhaven is undergoing
basic training at the Naval Training Center.
Navy classification tests at the close of the
course will determine whether his assignment
will be to a school, shore station or ship.
Brownie Troop 61, Blue Point, accompanied
by leaders Mesdames Edward Campbell,
Robert Hambley and George Brunjes, toured
the Rose Fair greenhouses in Blue Point last Tuesday afternoon.
Scott Grieshammer, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Grieshammer of Woodland Street,
celebrated his 5th birthday with a party at
his home last Saturday. Refreshments were
served and games were enjoyed by Lynn Rossiter,
Amy Bumstead, John Murnane, David
Grand and Laurie Dillon.
The Halloween Teen Dance, held by Our
Lady of the Snow Church in the church basement
Wednesday evening of last week, was
a huge success. The teens enjoyed music by
the Faith’s End Band. Prizes for the best costumes
were awarded to Marie Sullivan and Lynn Cavalier.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
“Rough Night in Jericho,” starring George
Peppard and Dean Martin; at the Rialto Theatre:
Roddy McDowall and Jill Haworth in
“It,” and at the Patchogue Sunrise All-Weather
Drive-In: Sidney Poitier in “To Sir With Love.”

November 16
Miss Phyllis Borzi, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Philip Borzi of Case Avenue, a
senior, class of 1968 at Ladycliffe College,
Highland Falls, N.Y., was awarded a
Dean’s List certificate at the first Honors
Convocation for the current academic
year on Nov. 8.
Mr. and Mrs. B. Gugliotta of Middle
Road, Bayport, announce the engagement
of their daughter, Joanne, to Roderick C.
Rohrbach, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roderick
Rohrbach of Grove Avenue. Miss Gugliotta,
a graduate of Seton Hall High School,
Patchogue, is employed as hostess for
Trans-World Airlines at Kennedy Airport,
Jamaica. Mr. Rohrbach is a Patchogue
High School graduate and is in the employ
of Tree Transport and Transplant Company,
Kathy McIntyre of Washington Avenue,
representing the L.I. Mercurette track
team, placed sixth at the Junior National
Cross Country Championships held in
Baltimore, Md., on Saturday. Kathy, a
senior at Patchogue High School, was the
first runner from the New York area to
cross the finish line. She was clocked in
at 12 minutes, 42 seconds.
Patchogue’s freshman football team
raced to its second victory in a row Saturday,
beating Sagamore 21-0. Richie Thomas
and Jim Masem raced 40 yards for
touchdowns and Tom Frail ran 40 yards
to set up a 1-yard run by Masem for the
third touchdown. The three extra points
were made on runs by Frail and Masem,
the latter getting two. Patchogue’s record
is 2-2.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert B. Rowse of West
Avenue announce the engagement of their
daughter, Maureen Patricia, to Jeffrey R.
Silsbe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Silsbe
of Medford. Miss Rowse is a graduate of
Patchogue High School. She is presently
employed by Gertz Department Store in
Bay Shore. Mr. Silsbe is a graduate of
Patchogue High School, class of 1966, and
is now attending Wentworth Institute in
Boston, Mass.
Lt. Conrad C. Heede, on the staff of
the U.S. Naval Hospital, Chelsea, Mass.,
spent the weekend with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Conrad Heede of South Country
Road, Bellport.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dunbar of Otis
Lane visited Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Farrington
of Chestnut Hill, Mass., for the
weekend. Mrs. Farrington’s brother,
Martyn Pease of England, was also a
guest. From 1940 to 1945, during the Second
World War, Mrs. Farrington and Mr.
Pease, who were children at that time,
came to live with the Dunbar family.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Regalmuto of North
Howells Point Road entertained at a
luncheon and bowling party for their
daughter, Joan, in celebration of her 10th
birthday on Saturday. Those attending
were Jane Dobrie, Patricia Ambrose, Elise
Salsberg, Laura Quatrochi and Marianne
Rabin. On Sunday Mark Regalmuto celebrated
his 13th birthday by attending a
football game at the Shea Stadium.
Over 300 teenagers danced to the music
of the Aesop’s Fables in the parish hall of
Christ Church on Saturday night.
Miss Nancy Wood of Amsterdam spent
the weekend with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Allan Wood of Circuit Road.
Mr. and Mrs. James Reilly and family,
formerly of Circuit Road, are living in
their new home on Livingston Road. John
Grasso, the former owner, has moved to
New York City.
Calvin Demarest and daughters, Tucky
and Wendy, Boris Lomonosoff and his
son, James, and Richard Sailor went to
West Point Saturday to see the Army-Utah football game.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Dick of Scott
Street, Blue Point, announce the engagement
of their daughter, Miss Linda Helen
Dick, to Joseph Lucas Jr., son of Mrs.
Joseph Lucas of Patchogue. Miss Dick is
a graduate of James Wilson Young High
School, Bayport, class of 1967. Mr. Lucas
is a student at the State University of
Farmingdale. No date has been set for the wedding.
Linda Berg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Berg of Kennedy Avenue, Blue
Point, celebrated her 11th birthday last
Saturday with a party at her home. On
hand to help her celebrate were Linda’s
brothers and sisters, Philip, Sandra,
Albert and Nancy, and her guests,
Cathy Del Rossi, Debbie Rossiter, Virginia
Migone and Mark and Poala Ferri.
Give Mother Something To Be Thankful
For! Take the family out Thanksgiving
Day to the Sunrise Restaurant, Main
Street, Center Moriches. Our Thanksgiving
menu includes: Choice of appetizer,
choice of soup, roast Vermont turkey
with chestnut dressing, candied sweet
potatoes, mashed turnips, fresh garden
vegetables, pilgrim salad with choice of
dressing, basket of mixed fresh fruits and
nuts, choice of New England pumpkin
pies, brandied mincemeat pies, plum pudding
with hard sauce, or other desserts,
coffee, tea or milk. $4.50. Dinner served
family style with second helpings.
Playing this week at the Patchogue
Theatre: “Point Blank,” with Lee Marvin
and Angie Dickinson; at the Plaza Theatre:
Richard Burton and Peter O’Toole in “Becket.”

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