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Bay Ridge Home Reporter from Brooklyn, New York • 8

Bay Ridge Home Reporter from Brooklyn, New York • 8

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1962 NOW THE BROOKLYN SUNSET NEWS 8 SUNDAY HOME REPORTER, BROOKLYN, N.Y., MAY 20, IS SOLD THROUGHOUT BAY RIDGE Page Engaged SOCIAL and CLUB NOTES David J. O'Connell, son of Mr. and Mrs. James A. O'Connell of 315 72nd a senior at St.

Peter's College, Jersey City, N.J., has recently been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Aix Marseille, France. Mr. O'Connell, a graduate of Our Lady of Angels School and Brooklyn Prep, was also awarded a Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship, and he will study under this grant at Princeton University. His brother, Edward, a senior at Brooklyn Prep, is the winner of a New York State Regents Scholarship. In addition, heis the recipient of the President'9 Scholarship to St.

Peter's College, where he will continue his studies in September. Mrs. Frank Apperly of Richmond, arrived on Friday to be the guest of her daughter, Mrs. John Hoffecker. Miss Missy Primivera, Harbor View Terrace, was hostess to a party at her home for 80 people.

The party, held in her basement, was attended by Sigma Tau fraternity, Packer Students, and others. Dr. Frederick Ness, vicepresident and provost of Long Island University, was the main speaker at the 53rd annual Cum Laude dinner at Poly Prep on Thursday. Dr. Miles Kastendick, president of the Poly chapter, and Mr.

Earle J. Conover, secretary and master of ceremonies, conducted the initiation procedure. The dinner marked the formal induction of eight seniors into the national association. Miss Gail Voegele, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

Albin B. Voegele, 6656 Bergen has been elected chairman of House Council Board in recent all college electtions at Russell Sage College, Troy. Miss Voegele, a sophomore home economics major, served as the Board's secretary this year and has been president of her campus residence house. INVITATIONS have gone out for the wedding of Josephine Lamanna daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

Carmine Lamanna, and Mr. Jack Balestena, to take place Saturday, June 15, at 5 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Fifth Ave. and 59th St. (Photo by AMERICAN BRIDE) MISS BERG IS ENGAGED Mr.

and Mrs. Erling Berg announce the engagement of their daughter, Barbara Louise, to Stanley Bonamo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore Bonamo. Miss Berg is a graduate of Prospect Heights High School's Art Department and is presently employed by the Vance Weaver Composition Corporation of Manhattan.

Mr. Bonamo is a graduate of the High School of Performing Arts and is employed by Carl M. Loeb, Rhodes and Co. of Wall St. A September wedding is planned.

WHETHER stop MADEIRA in is Europe, your a first visit or to Jabara is a must because here you will find all that is smart, gay and worthwhile in Madeira and Portuguese specialties: The finest hand embroidered linens and organdies, 100-year-old wines, pottery, basketry, cork, dolls are obtainable in an atmosphere that is fun, amusing. hospitable. eG 09 59 Rua Dr FERNAO Modern Factory DE ORNELAS Shopping Center Tel. 20281 Funchal, Madeira Write for our booklet on Duty $10 Gift Items BAY BAY RIDGE, U.S.A. By Most subway and bus riders have been aware of the Transit Authority's contest outlined on amusing car-cards for the past four months.

Purpose of the contest was to publicize efforts to encourage good manners among riders, and the cards invited the public to submit apt names for a variety of offenders pictured as animals in the cartoons. The contest, in which 14,000 passengers participated, is now ended, and, according to the Transit Authority, four new words may be added to the English language as a result. The winning titles are "Litter Critter" (littering subway cars, buses or platforms); "Jumboob" (doorway blocker); "Seat Cheetah" (passenger who beats an old lady to a seat offered her by a polite male rider) and "Hitting Bull" (one who jostles and pushes his way into a line of waiting passengers.) Some of the runners-up were as amusing and apropos as the winners. The nearest Bay Ridge came to a prize was the entry by Mrs. Rose Rosenbluth, 4520 12th Her suggestion, "'Sitty Slicker" was nosed out by "Seat but was among the finalists selected by the committee.

We had a foreign visitor anchored in the bay off Bay 8th for two days last week. The three-masted sailing vessel was a noble sight, and made many of us wonder whether the stories of Old Bay Ridge, so beautifully told by Miss Glen, hadbeen causing hallucinations. As everyone knows by now, the vessel was a German training ship; some of us thought, because of its location for the weekend, that Signor Verrazano had returned to see how his bridge was progressing. May 7 was a happy day for Mrs. Mary Fisher, 8829 Fort Hamilton By KITTY RAPHAEL Pkwy.

On that day her grandson 1st Lieut. Peter B. Fisher, returned after spending two years in Germany. He was officially discharged at Fort Hamilton, only a few blocks from the above Fort Hamilton address where he was born. Lieut.

Fisher is the son of Mrs. Selma Fisher, now of Massapequa, and the late Theodore Fisher. A conversation with Mrs. Eckhaus at Fort Hamilton Branch, Brooklyn Public Library, brought to light a valuable service which organizations would do well to note for future reference. The library will be glad to provide a display of material related to the program matter of the meeting and also arrange for a ten-minute talk to the group about the materials on the subject of the meeting.

On two occasions during the last two weeks I was present at meetings in the library. For the Bay Ridge Community Council's meeting, Mrs. Eckhaus had arranged a table of excellent material on various aspects of the community; books on Civil Defense, fallout and various phases of nuclear development accompanied the Town Hall Meeting of the Bay Ridge Forum on May 3, when the subject was "Civil Defense Logical or Illogical?" Mrs. Eckhaus stressed the library's willingness to send the materials and a speaker to any. location in the area if given sufficient prior notice; at least one week before the meeting is suggested as the minimum time to permit preparation.

In addition to this generous offer, the library is willing to cooperate with organizations by compiling reading lists on program topics, and setting aside a study material for those who wish to do research on a particular subject. This is one of the many (Continued on page 16) Steffen Weds John Tracey Miss Phyliss Jean Steffen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George F. Steffen of 334 Husson Grant City, Staten Island and John Francis Tracey, son of the late Mr.

and Mrs. William Tracey, formerly of 519 41st were united in marriage at St. Christopher's R.C, Church on Saturday, May 5th. Catherine Steffen was her sister's maid of honor; Miss Patricia Grant was the only Bridesmaid. The bride was escorted by her father.

Thomas W. Tracey of Bay Ridge was the best man for his brother. The ushers were Frederick Kratz of Shore Acres, and James Rotunda of the bronx. Mrs. Tracey is employed in Manhattan by Dow Jones and Co, Her husband, a graduate of Alexsander Hamilton Hich School in Brooklyn, is employed by the S.S, White Dental Manufacturing Co.

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