70thFLORENCE AND MALVIN KRINSKY, who lived in Bellmore for 40 years and now reside in Commack, were wed Oct. 24, 1943. They celebrated with a family dinner. They have three children, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

60thELIZABETH AND RUDOLPH HELFof Lake Grove were wed Oct. 10, 1953, at St. John of God Church in Central Islip. They celebrated on a Caribbean cruise. The celebration continued with family at the Irish Coffee Pub in East Islip. The couple has four children, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

45thMARIE AND VINCENT

ZAPPULLAof Holbrook were wed Sept. 22, 1968, at St. Martin of Tours Church in the Bronx. They celebrated with a family dinner at Mama's in Holbrook. The celebration continued with a stay at Villa Vosilla in upstate Tannersville, a gift from their three children and six grandchildren. Vincent is a retired systems analyst. Marie is retired from the Internal Revenue Service in Holbrook.

41stMARY AND JOSEPH

MCCONNELL of Baldwin were wed Oct. 27, 1972, at Holy Redeemer Church in Freeport, with a reception at the Knights of Columbus in Oceanside. They have six children and four grandchildren.

35thBARBARA AND JAMES DEAN LAWRENCEof Port Jefferson Station were wed Oct. 8, 1978, at Infant Jesus Church in Port Jefferson. A Hawaiian cruise is planned. "Dean" is a semi-retired masonry contractor. Barbara retired from Stony Brook University. They enjoy wintering in Florida. They have one son.

35thDIANE AND JOSEPH HUNTER of Plainview were wed Oct. 7, 1978, at the Fordham University Church in the Bronx, where they met singing in the Fordham University Glee Club. They are still singing today. Joe judges barbershop chorus contests and was recently inducted into the Barbershop Hall of Honor. Next year they plan to attend contests in Las Vegas and New Zealand. Diane works for Hospice Care Network in the billing department. Joe is a senior vice president in IT for Citibank. They have one daughter and one granddaughter.

A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports. Credit: Newsday Staff

'Why am I giving up my Friday night to listen to this?' A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports.

A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports. Credit: Newsday Staff

'Why am I giving up my Friday night to listen to this?' A Newsday analysis shows the number of referees and umpires has declined 25.2% in Nassau and 18.1% in Suffolk since 2011-12. Officials and administrators say the main reason is spectator behavior. NewsdayTV's Carissa Kellman reports.

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