April 5
Miss Gail Kellers of Jayne Avenue and
Miss Karleen Erhardt of Clark Street have
flown down to Nassau, the Bahamas to
spend a week in the sun. They will be staying
at the new Olympia Hotel.
Miss Betty M. Conklin, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Conklin of Maple Avenue,
has attained the Dean’s List for the fall
semester at the State University Agricultural
and Technical College, Morrisville, N.Y. Miss
Conklin is majoring in food service administration.
Miss Ann Marie LePage of East Patchogue
has been named assistant director of nurses
at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital. Miss
LePage will be chief assistant to Miss Louise
Vinciguerra, R.N., who heads the hospital’s
Department of Nursing Services. Before
coming to Brookhaven Hospital, Miss LePage
was clinical supervisor at St. John’s Hospital.
Fifth-grade students at the Medford Avenue
Elementary School will present the
operetta, “Hansel and Gretel,” at 8 p.m.
Tuesday in the school auditorium. Some of
the students performing are Terry Croce
as Gretel, Bruce Gilmore as Hansel, Lorice
Belmonte as Mother, Becky Hoffman as the
Witch, and Howard Stuart Houston as the Father.
Gerald Smith, fifth-grader at Bay Avenue
Elementary school, acted as “teacher for the
day” and discussed oceanographic plant life
with classmates under the guidance of teacher Mrs. Patricia Lee.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Shepherd Sr. of
Harris Street announce the engagement of
their daughter, Candee Lea, to William J.
Victor Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Victor
of Woodside. Miss Shepherd is a student
at Patchogue Senior High School. Mr. Victor
is a graduate of Aviation High School, Long
Island City, class of 1965. He is employed by
Harris and Ace Corporation of New York. No
date for the wedding has been set.
Army Sergeant Terrance L. Molloy of Patchogue
was assigned to Headquarters Company,
First Battalion of the Second Armored
Division’s 41st Infantry at Fort Hood, Texas, March 11.
George Dietz, president of the Patchogue
Fishing Club, received from past president
James Belmonte the Peter Kalivas Bowl for
the most club surf points for bluefish and
bass. The award was made at the club’s 29th
annual dinner-dance.
Plain and Fancy’s new shop opened
recently at 141 South Country Road, Bellport.
The shop celebrated by holding an
open house for their customers and business
friends. Refreshments were served, door
prizes were won and Mrs. E.W. Leanhard of
Third Street, Bellport, was the winner of a $50 gift coat.
A luncheon party was given for Christopher
Burgess last Wednesday by his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Burgess of Bieselin Road.
Guests present at the party were Nancy and
Tommy Noehren and Susanne and John Schwartz.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey McChesney Jr., of
Bellport Lane flew to Florida last Thursday.
After spending four days with Mr. and Mrs.
William Bedell at their home in Stuart, the
McChesneys went to Sarasota and St. Petersburg
to meet their son, David, who was on
tour with the Duke University Glee Club during spring vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. David Waldron have moved
to 27 North Brewster Lane, the house they
have just purchased from Mr. and Mrs. William
Valentine. They sold their house at 22
North Howells Point Road to Mr. and Mrs.
William Clements and their two children.
Kenneth Budny, who recently received a
Bachelor of Arts degree at Bowling Green
State University in Ohio, is taking a sixweeks
training course for the Peace Corps
at Camp Radley, Arecibo, P.R. He plans to
report to Guatemala in May. Kenneth is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Budny.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Olson of Station
Road entertained at an Italian dinner at their
home Saturday night Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth
Bubb, Mr. and Mrs. Harald Peterssen and Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Vollmer.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis T. Miles of Bellport
announce the engagement of their daughter,
Carolyn Gale, to Joseph Alan Reid, son of
Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Reid of Van Dalia, Ohio.
Miss Miles is a junior at Western College,
Oxford, Ohio. Mr. Reid will graduate from
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, this month
and expects to do graduate work in the physics
department at the University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor, Mich., in the fall. The wedding
will take place June 15.
Mr. and Mrs. Jan Oosting of Old Stump
Road, Brookhaven, recently heard John Williams,
classical guitarist, in a concert in
Town Hall in New York.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Charlton Heston in “Planet of the Apes”;
at the Rialto Theatre: “The Scalphunters,”
starring Burt Lancaster, and at the Shirley
Drive-In Theatre: Paul Newman as “Cool Hand Luke.”

April 12

Richard Rein, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Rein of Chestnut Avenue, a student at C.W.
Post College in Brookville, has been named
to the Dean’s List for the fall 1967 semester.
DeWitt Davies has resumed his studies at
Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, after
spending the spring vacation with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Davies of Hewlett
Avenue. Mr. Davies, a science major,
has been named to the Dean’s List with a
5.0 average. He is a member of the Phoenix
Fraternity and the Dartmouth varsity track
team, competing in the discus and hammer throw.
A pizza party at the Whirl Inn Restaurant
was enjoyed recently by Girl Scout Troop 43
under the leadership of Mrs. K. Purdy.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dew Sr. will be hosts
at the next meeting of the DYWYK club of
the Methodist Church Saturday. Members
will meet at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lyman
Terrell of Phyllis Drive.
Sixteen-year-old Kathleen Hickey, an
11th-grader in the Patchogue High School,
was recently elected vice president and
Suffolk County area representative of the
Distributive Education Clubs of America
for its National Leadership Conference at
Houston, Texas, May 1-6. Kathy’s trip is
being sponsored by the Suffolk Soroptimist
Club whose president, Mrs. Robert Sheridan,
presented Kathy with plane tickets recently
at the high school. DECA is a national club
organized to promote leadership in the fields
of marketing and distribution. Miss Hickey is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hickey of Neptune Avenue.
The marriage of Sergeant and Mrs. John
E. Richter took place at 2 p.m. Saturday at
Our Savior Lutheran Church, Patchogue.
The young couple, honeymooning in Niagara
Falls, will be at home in Rome, N.Y. Mrs.
Richter is the former Miss Kathleen L. Eckman of Medford.
Army Specialist 4 Martin T. Kissen Jr., of
Patchogue, who before entering the service
was employed by Mayers Flower Cottages,
is now serving with the Army Strategic Communications
Command’s Long Lines Battalion
North, near Nha Trang, Vietnam. He is a
communications center specialist.
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Brown of Bellport
have announced the marriage of their granddaughter,
Sandra Vance, to David Thomas of
Yaphank at the Bellport Methodist Church
on Friday evening.
Miss Gladys Weidner and her brother,
George C. Weidner, have returned to the
“Little White House” following a three-week
vacation in Florida. During their stay they
spent some time at Flamingo, deep in the
Everglades National Park.
David Streit was home for the weekend
before leaving for his new assignment at
Fort Ord, Monterey, Calif.
Mr. and Mrs. William Rowland of Circuit
Road entertained members of the bridal party
and family at a buffet supper following the
wedding rehearsal Saturday night. Miss Mary
Aiello of Oakdale was married to William
Rowland III, at St. Joseph the Worker R.C.
Church on Sunday afternoon.
A supper party was given for Gary Brown
Friday night in celebration of his 9th birthday
by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Brown of Bell Street. Invited guests were
Chester Arthur, Peter Brown, Tim Hall, John
Hulse and Jonathan Pokorny.
Miss Betty Warburton has returned to the
University of Missouri, St. Louis, Mo., after
spending spring vacation with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Warburton of Bieselin Road.
Mrs. Warren Winsche and Mrs. George
Vineyard spent two days last week in Rochester
attending a meeting of the Northeast
Regional Council of Planned Parenthood-
World Population, at the Sheraton Hotel.
Thomas Noehren, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Noehren of Bieselin Road, celebrated
his 5th birthday with a party on Monday
afternoon. Attending the party were Patricia
and Billy Tunney, Timmy and Terry
Schuman, and Susan and Johnny Schwartz.
Miss Cheryl Densing, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. George Densing of Namkee Road, Blue
Point, arrived home Sunday from the State
University College at Geneseo, to spend a
two-week spring vacation with her family.
Boy Scouts of Troop 49, 28 scouts in all,
enjoyed a weekend of camping and activities
at Camp Baiting Hollow. Accompanying
them on their trip were the following leaders:
Robert Wagner, Joseph Mazzei, Charles
Santini, Lawrence Sanwald and Gerald Saugaitis.
Arriving home yesterday from Seton Hall
University, South Orange, N.J., to spend
a 10-day vacation with his family is Kevin
Foley, son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Foley of Nelson Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Califano of Westend
Avenue, Shirley, wish to announce the
engagement of their daughter, Lynda, to
Alan Redford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis
Redford of Alanwood Drive, Shirley. Miss
Califano is a graduate of William Floyd High
School and is now employed at Rowe Industries,
Yaphank. Mr. Redford, a graduate of
Mercy High School, Riverhead, is attending
Delhi College, upstate New York. He will
graduate in June 1969. The wedding has
been set for the summer of 1969.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Held Over! Charlton Heston in “Planet
of the Apes”; at the Rialto Theatre: Walt
Disney’s “Blackbeard’s Ghost,” and at the
Plaza Theatre: “Where Angels Go …Trouble
Follows,” starring Rosalind Russell and Stella

April 19

Mrs. Claire Meyer has announced her candidacy
in the coming election for a seat on
the Patchogue-Medford school board. Mrs.
Meyer, a graduate of Patchogue High School,
has been a lifelong resident of the school district.
Her husband, Orv Meyer, is the owner
of a television repair concern in Patchogue.
Their daughter, Linda, is presently a sophomore
in the senior high school.
Mrs. Gladys DeVito of Medford Avenue,
who is on vacation in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.,
sends word that she is a grandma to a baby
girl, Laura Joan, born April 10 to Mr. and Mrs.
J.W. Huskey of Fort Lauderdale. Laura Joan
weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces and has waiting
for her at home a brother, Joey. Mrs. Huskey
is the former Miss Joan DeVito of Patchogue.
At Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy,
N.Y., Dominick Andrisani, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank J. Andrisani of Terry Road, has
been named to the Dean’s List for the fall
term. A member of the class of 1970, he is
majoring in engineering.
This Sunday, April 21 at the 11 o’clock
morning service, the First Baptist Church
of Patchogue will burn its mortgage. This is
an event anticipated for some time, as the
10-year-old building is now clear of debt. Ten
years ago the present edifice on New North
Ocean Avenue just north of Sunrise Highway
was erected. At the time, the payments were
so arranged that it was anticipated it would
take 20 years to liquidate the mortgage. However,
the congregation has so responded that
it has been accomplished in 10.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Anthony Yosca were
united in marriage April 6 in Our Lady of Mt.
Carmel R.C. Church, Patchogue. Since the
bridegroom is serving with the Navy, he and
his bride, the former Miss Lorraine Veronica
Conley of Patchogue, will reside near his
station in Charleston, S.C.
The wedding of Miss Pamela Olms of Patchogue
and Specialist 5 Kenneth Patterson
of the Army took place in early March in St.
Francis de Sales R.C. Church, Patchogue.
Mrs. Patterson, employed in Patchogue’s
Union Savings Bank, is waiting to join her
husband, who after a tour of duty in Vietnam,
is stationed in Germany.
Patchogue’s Bob Figueira crossed the finish
line in first place to win the 100-yard dash
in Tuesday’s League 2 track meet against
Newfield at the PHS field. Figueira’s time
was 9.9 and tied the school record. He also
won the low hurdles and anchored the winning
880-yard relay team, but it was to no
avail, as Newfield won, 70-66.
On Easter Sunday at the home of Elizabeth
Caligiuri of Orchard Road, East Patchogue,
a holiday dinner was enjoyed by Mr.
and Mrs. Amabile of Alice Street and Mr. and
Mrs. Caligiuri of Medford and their children
and Joseph Caligiuri of Jamaica. Many other
children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren
joined the family gathering.
Weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley
Dennis of Woodland Park Road, Bellport,
were Mr. and Mrs. William Cooper of Garden
City. On Easter they enjoyed dinner at the
new Boardwalk restaurant at Jones Beach.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter A. Roe of South
Howells Point Road and Mr. and Mrs. John
J. Roe IV of Colonial Lane spent Easter holiday
weekend at Menauhant, East Falmouth,
Mass. They were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lane
W. Fuller, parents of both the Mrs. Roes.
Trissie Holland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Vincent Holland of South Howells Point
Road, entertained her friends in the neighborhood
with an Easter egg hunt on Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Earl Keehn, his son Scott, Dennis
Sweeney of East Patchogue and Edward
Pascarelli of Bellport returned April 8 from a
few days vacation at the Keehns’ cabin in the
Adirondack Mountains, where they enjoyed
trout fishing. Mr. Pascarelli has recently
returned from a tour of duty in Vietnam.
Mr. and Mrs. James Vaughan and family of
North Howells Point Road drove to Brockport
last Thursday to visit Mr. Vaughan’s
father, Mr. John Vaughan, for the Easter holiday.
Miss Karen Schuman, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Schuman, has won a 1968
Council Campership from South Suffolk Girl
Scout Council. She will attend Camp Matta-
Wacca at Bear Mountain in Harriman
State Park, Rockland County, for two weeks in July.
Richard Geraine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sandy
Geraine of Station Road, is a freshman at
Grahm Junior College, Massachusetts, formerly
known as Cambridge School – Boston.
The college is Massachusetts’ newest higher
education institution.
Robin Young, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John A. Young of Shields Court, Brookhaven.
Is spending the Easter vacation at her home.
She is a freshman at the State University
College at Fredonia, where she is majoring in biology.
Celebrating their 26th anniversary last
Thursday were Mr. and Mrs. George Peppler
of Kneubler Street, Blue Point, who
entertained with a family gathering at their
home. On Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Peppler and
children, Susan and Gregory, spent the day
visiting with Mr. Peppler’s mother, Mrs. Catherine
Peppler of New York City.
Celebrating her 12th birthday last Friday
with a slumber party at her home was Robin
Boerner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Boerner of Weeks Street. Robin’s guests
included Lynn Mulligan, Roberta Moravec,
Terri O’Brien, Nancy Bianco, Lauren Davis
and Randy Rizzuto, all of Blue Point.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
Held Over! Charlton Heston in “Planet
of the Apes”; at the Rialto Theatre: “Will
Penny,” starring Charlton Heston and Joan
Hackett, and at the Plaza Theatre: Truman
Capote’s “In Cold Blood.”

April 27

Two of the leading stars of the Patchogue
High School senior class presentation of
“West Side Story” are Miss Lois Rizzo as
Maria and Robert Gearity as Tony. Student
directors of the show include Simone
Pelzman, Charles Silhan, Mark Needleman,
Peter Barrie, Ellen Silverstein and Joseph
Mannino. The show will be presented on
April 26 and 27 in the Patchogue High School, Saxton Street.
Stanley Wnukiewicz Jr., son of Mr. and
Mrs. Stanley Wnukiewicz of Washington
Avenue, has been named to the Dean’s List at
the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester,
for the winter semester. He is a senior,
majoring in professional photography.
Recent visitors to Florida’s Silver Springs
are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ernst of North Ocean
Avenue. In addition to exploring the underwater
world through glass-bottom boats at
the springs, Mr. and Mrs. Ernst toured many
other places of interest in Florida.
On their way after their lovely candlelit
marriage ceremony at 7 p.m. on April 5 in
the Church of Christ, Patchogue, are Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas Merlo. The bride, the former
Miss Carol Lynn Reich of Patchogue, is
continuing her studies at the University of
Buffalo. The bridegroom is teaching at St.
Vincent de Paul School in Attica.
Patchogue’s junior Frank Capone crossed
the finish line as the easy winner in the twomile
run in last Friday’s nonleague track
meet with North Babylon at the PHS track.
Capone’s time was 10:11.7, eclipsing seven
seconds off his best time of the season and
he could possibly break the school record
of 10:08, set by Joe Beach, before the season
ends. It is likely that Frank will break this
record at the New York Relays at Randalls Island Saturday.
Arthur Gross, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Gross of Durkee Lane, East Patchogue, has
been named administrative officer of the
Butler University Air Force ROTC unit for
the 1968-69 academic year. He is majoring in business.
The Rosary Altar Society of St. Joseph
the Worker R.C. Church is holding their
spring rummage sale in the church basement,
which began yesterday and continues
through today and tomorrow. Chairmen are
Mrs. Gloria Lindbrunner and Mrs. Marge Fredericks.
A native of East Patchogue, Jean Taber of
Myrtle Lane has just received a trophy from
the Patchogue Bowling Alley for scoring an
over-200 game on the Monday Night Mixed
League. This year marks her 18th year as a bowler.
Jayne MacLeod, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Hugh MacLeod of Bieselin Road, Bellport,
celebrated her 10th birthday April 17. She
entertained the following friends at a party
April 15: Susan and Karen Schuman, Terry
Barbero, Lisa Fassman, Phyllis Critz, Alison
Lell, Karen Ryan, Leslie Boulin and Kristin Dahl.
Miss Sharon Andors gave a party Friday
evening for Miss Ellen French on her 16th
birthday, at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Willard
French of South Brewster Lane.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ebersole and family of
General McLean Drive drove to Ithaca Friday
to spend Parents Weekend with their son,
John, a freshman at Cornell University.
Mr. and Mrs. Juan Del Castillo of Pearl
Street entertained at a cocktail party Saturday
night for Mrs. Del Castillo’s brother and
sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Dowd. Mr.
Dowd, who recently returned from a tour of
duty in Vietnam, is living with his wife and
four children, John, Christa, Jennifer and
Wendy, at the Dowd house on Thornhedge Road.
LCDR, USNR David Winslow of Chapel
Avenue, Brookhaven, has completed two
weeks of naval duty aboard the USS Guadalcanal
at Norfolk, Va. Mrs. Winslow and the
children spent the two weeks at the home of
her parents in Louisa, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Marquardt of Blue Point
announce the engagement of their daughter,
Miss Pamela, and Specialist 4 Kenneth N.
Lauck, son of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Lauck
Jr., of Bayport. Both young people are graduates
of James Wilson Young High School in
Bayport. Mr. Lauck was expected to leave
for Vietnam on Tuesday. They are planning
to be married in June of next year.
Returned on Sunday from a nine-day vacation
to Treasure Island, Miami Beach, and
Jupiter, Fla., were Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Clough and their daughter, Miss Peggy, of Winthrop Court.
The first lesson on crewel embroidery will
be held today by the Blue Point unit of the
Cooperative Extension at the firehouse, with
Mrs. Joseph Angelillo instructing.
Playing this week at the Patchogue Theatre:
“Sweet November,” with Sandy Dennis
and Anthony Newley; at the Rialto Theatre:
George Peppard is “P.J.”; at the Plaza Theatre:
Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood,” and
at the Patchogue Sunrise All-Weather Drive-
In Theatre: Charlton Heston in “Planet of the Apes.”

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