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The Patchogue advance. (Patchogue, N.Y.) 1885-1961, December 31, 1959, Image 15

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T*P A r* ]f TOl I *>f young and old was taken in hi ghway 1 iVriVJlv* I KJLiLi accidents such as above during past year. Small foreign car shown carried two boys and two girls, to their deaths in East Moriches last March. Only Irving Rosenblum , 19 , of Mastic was alive when bodies were pried from , wreckage. He - died in ambulance on way to Brookhaven Memorial hospital. Others who died were Ernest John Parr , 20 , also of Mastic; Karen Skarka , 15 , of Eastport , and Sandra Samuelson , 15 , of Mastic Beach. iaaf*lll.l**ailtt*tafiiawaiBiiw iiiwiiii iw**——urn n.wi\ m i ^™ .¦¦ —nwi i i \/l A T/~ iD AID r*D A Ql4 t,,at shocked Suffolk residents MAJUl\ AHA. V^r\.H. ijri occurred in August when huge American Airlines Boeing 707 jet airliner dropped into Calverton potato field. Plane was en training fli ght and bound for Grum- i)|w... i' -.M i *.mwMi*« , jgiffnM*aiBHiiii^^ man ' s Peconic held when accident occurred. Five died in flaming wreckage. Crash brought new objections from area residents who askd that flight patterns be changed to run p lanes over less popu- lated areas at higher altitudes. —Drennain Photo Service ¦*HH* aTHBnBHB**M*fl>M*M*n**Bn*tI*M**B****Bn**\*Ma**BnH ¦pip r 1 made usual number oFTieadlines during L IrvEi past year . Above , white heat bathes Hotel Club 38 on Pond road , Lake Ronkonkoma , destroying three-story structure .that. overloo ked lake. Owned by , the ' . 'late \George- C. -Raynor, \if- was leased by estate ' s executors , George Ren- wick Raynor and Newton Raynor, to Herbert Wendel , who operated Hotel Club 38. Fire oc- • curred *in February. . '\ ' • ' ' —Ryan Studio Photo SUFFOLK'S FIRST SS r . 7-= K. Thorn , center , of Port Jefferson confers wit h Supervisor Percy II. Raynor of Brookhaven town , left , and chairman of Board of Super- visors Norman E. Klipp, following his appoint- ment as first commissioner of police for Suffolk county. Appointment was unanimously voted at special meeting of Board of Supervisors last March at new county center. UA\/nr resulted when (ire destroyed two rlrVVw ^ s ' . ores , offices and part of war\- lions-- on .Main slrecl , Patchogue , in April. Ob- literated were Pafchogui' Stationery Company store and Pergament Paint Store. Led by Pat- choirue firemen, five departments fought blaze. Valiant efforts on part of volunteers prevented (ire from spreading to other stores. Paint store has not yet been relocated in Palchogue , bill Palchogue ' Stationery Company store has since rc-opencd at 69 East Main street. T VD A \A/AV (o coun, y i ail at Riverhead in August was J-i Li L/ rtV»ni Francis Henry Bloeth , who confessed to slaying of three persons. He is shown striding out of Smithtown Police headquarters , handcuffed and accompanied by Smithtown Detective Captain M. A. Wissc , right. Trial is still pending as Bloeth quietly awaits outcome in cell. His attorney, John B. Clarke , said that police-ordered psychiatric examinations for Bloeth' s sanity will soon be followed up by similar exams by defense-appointed psychiatrist. Clarke may ask that his client be tried outside of Suffolk due to possibility that county residents picked for iurv duty may be influenced bv the wide ' publicity given to killings. —Drennan Photo Seivice HANDSHAKE IN ORDER—WSUh^XS ' Democratic leader , congratulates jubilant August Stout . Jr. who copped Percy B. Raynor ' s supervisor post during November election. All-Democratic council was elected in Brookhaven town and Democrats captured control of Suffolk Board of Supervisors. -Advance Photo HFP Q AT ] (\A >lrs- Kll, n *-• ••\»« ¦'• . formerly of Ea*( LMJD.J M.1 I Ut Moriches , died November 25 at Suffolk Home, She was reportedly Suffolk' s oldest reeident. ^MITHN POINT RRIDPF «>P- * --'--B Ihan mile along William Floyd parkway, await- kJlVH J.ll O 1 v^ll i 1 1JI\11-/\J1J was a ing cutting of ceremonial ribbon before invasion highlight of 1959. Airphoto shows , in back- of sandy beach Jul y 1. ground , white dots of cars lined up for more —Advance Photo . *¦*' ¦• ¦ CTOR M in earl y December saturated South iZ) 1 \_/r\lVl shore , sending b-a y tide into cel- lars and living rooms of beach front homes. Bellport Bay Yacht club building, located at end of community dock off Bellport lane , Bellport , proved its seaworthiness whe n wind-whippe d tide dunked dock completel y. The 51 -year-old building withstood elements , muc h to prjde of veteran \ salts \ who meet there. - -Advance Photo THREE PART HARMONY r played b\ , IcfI lo righl . Itirhard I). Zciilhr , Ar- lluir M. Cntmiirty and Charles K. Domiiiv at I' .roi'Uli.nen low ii Young Republican club' s Christmas part y at GOP headquarters in Blue Point. Mr. Zeidler , club president , gives p hotog- rapher a happy smile as Mr. Cromarty, county ' s ww>. *—— m*wmmwm<m~» n„,i ¦¦¦¦iimmii IIIHUWIWI — m new GOP chairman and Bab ylon Town Mi|ier- visor , trades anienilics wilb Sulfol| v Sheriff Doin- iny, llrookbaveii town GUI' leader. Sheriff had been in riiiuiing for coiiiilv li .nb r post after It. Ford Hughes announced that be was resign- ing as result of Democratic victories at polls in November. Pictorial Review of Newsworthy Happenings in 1959

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