May 5
Mesdames Frances Reitano, Ann
Schork, Florence Kobus, Christine
Benincasa, Marion De Lucia, Elaine
Larson and Jennie Fucci attended a
performance of “Bye Bye Birdie” in New
York City last Wednesday. In the evening
they attended the television show, “I’ve
Got a Secret.”
The Sisterhood of Temple Beth El is
planning a brunch card party to be held
at the temple, at 12 noon Tuesday. A free
babysitting service will be provided for
those attending. Mrs. Esther Schneider
is committee chairman assisted by
Mesdames Helen Friedman, Barbara
Goldstein, Alice Schlosser, Judy
Danziger, Leona Morrison, Ruth Berke,
Margo Boden, Dorothy Bamberger, Vivian
Friedlander and Leona Borden.
Brownie Troop 82 from Hampton
Avenue School, Bellport Manor, visited
Patchogue Electric Light Company and
baked cookies under the supervision of
Mrs. Ione Justice and Mrs. Anna Hoffman
last Wednesday.
Mrs. John Tully of North Howells Point
Road and Mrs. Richard Warburton of
Bieselin Road have purchased the Plain
and Fancy Dress Shop on Main Street
from Mrs. Helen Volino.
Three Bellporters, Mrs. Vernon
O’Rourke, Mrs. Donald Streit and Mrs.
David Lanman are exhibiting with the
Marjorie Bishop Art Class of the Three
Village Art Shop in Setauket. The show
will continue throughout the month of
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Prybyzerski and
daughter, Lori, have moved from 22 Bell
Street to 88 Laurel Street in Patchogue.
Mr. and Mrs. James Vaughan and family
of North Howells Point Road visited
during the spring vacation with Mrs.
Vaughan’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. J.
Sutliffe of Troy.
Wed in a Nuptial High Mass were Mr.
and Mrs. LeRoy Cherney in St. Joseph the
Worker R. C. Church, East Patchogue.
The Rev. Jere Dineen officiated at the
ceremony at 11 a.m. April 22. The bride
is the former miss Patricia Alisero of
Mrs. Lee Farr of South Country Road
returned home last Wednesday on the
S S Bremen from England. She and her
daughter, Susan, took a three-week
motor trip through England and Scotland.
Before returning home, Mrs. Farr spent
five days in Paris, France, where Susan is
living while studying at the Sorbonne.
Mr. and Mrs. Clark Williams spent the
weekend at their summer home in North
Hero, Vermont. They stopped to visit
their son, Thomas at Williams College,
Williamstown, Mass.
Thomas S. Lyons, Brookhaven’s
postmaster, states in a memorandum that
his rural route man has complained that
about 20 patrons fail to put up the red flag
on their mailboxes when they leave mail
to be taken to the post office. He urges
the use of the red flag to insure efficient
service for the patrons.
Duane Hawkins of Humphrey Lane
returned home last Thursday from St.
Charles Hospital where he had been a
patient for two weeks following surgery
on his knee. Mr. Hawkins returned
Monday to work part-time at his duties
as principal of the Blue Point Elementary
Susan Biolsi, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Peter Biolsi of Hawkins Street, Center
Moriches, celebrated her third birthday
with a family party. Helping her celebrate
were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Plisko and
children, Ellen and John, her aunt, Tessie
Agnetti, her sisters, Patti,

May 12

Pete Poulos, recreation director for
the Village of Patchogue, announces
that the Teenagers from the Four Sisters
Community Center are helping the
Suffolk Division of the American Cancer
Society to solicit funds from door-todoor
in the village. Mr. Poulos said, “The
Teenagers are paired off in teams of two
and allocated a section. Prizes will be
awarded to the teams that bring in the
most money.”
Sam Huff, of the New York Football
Giants and the “best professional lineman
in the country” as voted by leading
sports writers across the country, will
be the guest of honor a a YMCA Father-
Son dinner, May 19. Sam is making
the personal appearance under the
sponsorship of Philip Morris, Inc. and
Marlboro cigarettes.
To celebrate her fourteenth birthday,
Miss Karen Bohn took two of her friends,
Diane simmons and Virginia Beth, for
horseback riding Sunday afternoon.
They later had refreshments at the home
of Karen’s parents, Capt. and Mrs. Harold
Bohn of South Country Road.
The Bellport Rotary Club is sponsoring a concert with the world
renowned Bielefeld Choir of Germany at 8:15 p.m.
Monday at the Bellport High School,
For tickets contact Walter Ebersole,
general chairman or James Vaughan,
chairman of publicity, at Bellport High School.

The tent caterpillar nuisance is
with us again, largely as a result of the
indifference of many people who can
see the gathering places of these pests in
their trees but do not destroy them

May 19
The Patchogue Plaza Theatre, newest
of the Associated Independent Theatres,
indoor motion picture theatres,
is expected to open on or about August
1. It will be located on East Main Street
across from Rollic, Inc. “Every seat in
the stadium style theatre” say the owners,
“will be a loge seat for reclining,
relaxing and viewing pleasure, carefully
cushioned in the best select fabric patterns.
The theatre will also feature the
widest indoor scenic view screen available
anywhere outside of the metropolitan
New York area.”
How about an exciting night?....An
unusual night?....A non-forgettable
night? Take these ingredients: Over
100 English merchant seamen, two
soccer teams in a close battle, a dance,
professional entertainers, a lively band,
Spanish dancers and a hearty bunch of
friendly people....put them together and
whattaya got but just what we said, an
exciting, unusual, unforgettable night,
all arranged by the Long Island Advance.
The Advance has arranged to have the
soccer team from the Furness-Bermuda
luxury liner, the S. S. Queen of Bermuda,
play a match against the local booters,
the Patchogue Soccer Club.
Monsignor John J. F. Robinson, the
first pastor of Mary Immaculate R. C.
parish in Bellport, died last Thursday in
Mary Immaculate Hospital, Jamaica, at
the age of 86. Ordained in 1900, he was
pastor in Bellport from 1905 to 1912.
Mrs. Harry M. Shepson left Monday
for Fairport after spending the winter
months with her son-in-law and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. Emery Van Horn of Bell
Street, Bellport.
Edward Stein, 52 of Bellerose Sunday
tried to make the still unpaved section
of the Sunrise Highway extension in
Moriches double as a landing field, but
ended up over an embankment instead.
He had taken off from the Mastic Air
Strip only minutes before on a routine
flight when the motor on his single
engine Aeronca Plane cut out shortly
after takeoff.
Alan Weyhrauch, son of Mr. and Mrs.
William Weyrauch of 36 Arthur Avenue,
Blue Point, celebrated his twelfth
birthday with a skating party at the Bay
Shore Roller Rink. Those who attended
were Cheryl Scileppi, Susan Schwedel,
Michele Mazzei, John Stahl and Terry
May 19 will be he last chance drivers
and owners will have to get their
stock cars ready for the racing at the
Westhampton Speedway as it is the final
night for practice at the half-mile ovel.
Sewing Club members Mesdames
Phoebe Garruppo, Louise Gallo, Mae
Gallo, Mae Stephani, Rose Palladino,
Louise Novich, Mildred Rose, Mary
Stevens and Christine De Stepahani
of East Patchogue and Lucy Benincasa
of Patchogue, spent May 10 in New
York City. They saw a performance of
“Wild Cat” with Lucille Ball and dined
at Teddy’s Restaurant on Forty Seventh
The Brookhaven Town Board this week
enacted an ordinance which designates
Middle Island Road in Medford as a
one-way roadway going north, between
its intersection with Route 112 and
Horseblock Road. On March 5 of this
year, three persons died in an automobile
accident at this corner.

May 26




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