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Upcoming reunions: Schools, other events

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Merrick/Bellmore Friends. An informal gathering/reunion for those who graduated from JFK High School who currently live in Florida is at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at Atlantic Grille at the Seagate Hotel & Spa, 1000 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, Florida. Call Ronald Steiger at 917-907-3394 for more information.

Canarsie High School 1968. A 50-year reunion for the Class of 1968 along with the classes of 1967 to 1974 is Nov. 11 at Benvenuto, Boynton Beach, Florida. Email Miriam Hanan at miriamtrh@gmail.com or call 516-236-0276 for more information on this multiyear reunion.

Holy Cross High School (Queens). The annual Hall of Fame dinner reunion is Nov. 10 at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston, Queens. Contact Art Louise, Class of ’64, at 718-217-1297 or email scidsman@aol.com for more information.

John Adams High School 1953. A 65-year reunion is noon-4 p.m. Oct. 10 at Captain Bills, Bay Shore. Contact Anne at 631-666-6316 or astew65333@aol.com for more information.

Lawrence Senior High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is Oct. 13. Contact Mark at 516-361-4878 or Kathy Mennella at katekate116@aol.com.

Sewanhaka High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is at 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 6 at Clarion Hotel, Ronkonkoma. $110 per person due by Sept. 25 includes buffet, open bar and live band. Email lsusko@optonline.net or visit Facebook page Linda Michelina Susko for more information.

East Rockaway High School. A 50-year reunion is Oct. 5-7. “Welcome Home” is at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at RJ Daniels, Rockville Centre, “The Big Bash” is at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at P Twelve, Lynbrook, “Farewell Brunch” is at 11 a.m. Oct. 7 at P Twelve. Call Bonnie at 516-333-2054 or email rocks1968@aol.com for more information.

John H. Glenn High School 1969. A 50 year reunion is Sept. 14, 2019. Email Mike Egan at ICD217@aol.com. for more information.

St. Mary’s High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at Manhasset Bay Yacht Club. For more information, call the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 516-627-4605 or email kwalsh@stmary.ws.

St. Mary’s High School 1978. A 40-year reunion is 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at Strathmore Vanderbilt Country Club. For more information, call the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 516-627-4605 or email kwalsh@stmary.ws

St. Mary’s High School 1988. A 30-year reunion is 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at the New Hyde Park Inn. For more information, call the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 516-627-4605 or email kwalsh@stmary.ws.

Central Islip High School 1973. A 45-year reunion is 7-11 p.m. Oct. 6 at Ancient Order of Hibernians, 65 Champlin Ave., East Islip. Cost is $70 per person, due by Sept. 15; includes buffet and open bar. Classes of 1974 and 1972 are invited. Call Linda Ferrera at 631-834-9853 or Wally at 631-901-8251.

Oceanside High School 1969. A 50-year reunion is July 20, 2019. For more information, email Denise Gerstenfield at Oceanside1969classreunion@gmail.com.

St. Michael Academy (Manhattan). A reunion is at noon Sept. 29 at Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant, 121 W. 45th St., in Manhattan. All alumnae are invited. The reunion honors the Golden Anniversary of the Class of 1968 and the Silver Anniversary of the Class of 1993 as well as members of the classes of 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1998, 2003 and 2008. $75 per person for luncheon. Visit saintmichaelacademyny.com; or email smaaanyc@gmail.com; or call 631-667-8875 for more information.

Westbury High School 1958. A 60-year reunion is 1-5 p.m. Oct. 7 at Verdi’s in Westbury. Email Barbara at barbarascanvas@gmail.com or call 516-767-2087 for more information.

Abraham Lincoln High School 1958. A 60-year reunion is 12:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Kitchen 21 in Coney Island. Cost is $95 per person. Email InternetR5@aol.com.

Bellport High School 1978. A 40-year reunion is 7-10 p.m. Sept. 22 at Sunset Harbor. $30 per person includes appetizers and open bar. For more information, email Roy at hyperroy@hotmail.com or Lori lkamut@optonline.net.

Half Hollow Hills 1966-1969. A 50-year reunion weekend is planned. Mingle from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 21 at Len and Ann Axinn’s home, 14 Wood Path Dr., Northport. Activities on Sept. 22 during the day include: Golf Scramble at Crab Meadow, day cruise, spa, beach and shopping. Evening cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres followed by dinner is at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at Nocello. Brunch is Sept. 23. Call 603-859-8002 to reserve.

Valley Stream South High School 1966-1967. A 50-year reunion Sept. 15-17. For more information, contact Dan Nolan at 631-413-0265 or Elaine DeMartino Maas at vsreunion67@gmail.com.

Floral Park Memorial High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is 7 p.m.-midnight Sept. 29 at the Holiday Inn Plainview, 215 Sunnyside Blvd. Tickets are $100 per person. Email fpm68reunion@gmail.com for more information.

Francis Lewis High School. A 50-year reunion is Oct. 20 in Bayside. Visit francislewis68.com to register or email ronniestrum@gmail.com for more information.

Martin Van Buren High School (Queens Village) 1978. A 40-year reunion is 7-11 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Marriott in Uniondale. Contact Larry Rosenthal at Blueoldvette@aol.com or 516-698-5245; or Michael Glass at mdglass47@yahoo.com or 954-254-2907.

St. Aidan’s School 1968 (Williston Park). A 50-year reunion for both the boys’ school and the girls’ school is Oct. 20. Email 1968StAidan@gmail.com; or text Joanne Slaboch at 203-539-0506; or Mike McCarthy at 516-458-5106. Visit Facebook Girls’ School: ’68 St. Aidan’s Angels.

New Hyde Park Memorial High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is 7-11 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Nassau Bar Association, Mineola. Contact Alison MacMillan at Alimac2455@aol.com or call 631-374-3943. Visit Facebook page NHP Memorial Class of ’68 for more information.

General Douglas MacArthur High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is 6:30-11 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Holiday Inn Plainview. Cost is $100 per person. Email Bonnie Ashe at bonniedf1950@gmail.com, Charlotte Hermann Klein at chark2750@verizon.net or Geri Meirowitz Monzillo at GeriMonzillo@Gmail.com for more information.

Calhoun High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is 6-10 p.m. Sept. 29 at Kasey’s, Rockville Centre. $60 per person. Call Mike at 516-536-3923.

Half Hollow Hills High School 1978. A 40-year reunion is 7-11 p.m. Sept. 22 at Jewel Restaurant, in Melville. Contact Robin Cooper Weinberg at allanrobinw@gmail.com for more information.

Brentwood (Sonderling) High School 1978. A 40-year reunion is 6-10 p.m. Oct. 13 at Sunken Meadow Pavilion, Sunken Meadow State Park, Kings Park. Cost of $125 per person due, by July 1, includes an open bar, cocktail reception, buffet dinner, dessert and music. Contact event chairperson Dennis J. Hagen at dhagen4@yahoo.com or 856-222-5940 or 609-737-8966, or visit the event link on Facebook and Brentwood Alumni website.

Deer Park High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is Sept. 21-23. Dinner is Sept. 22 at the Melville Marriott. Contact Diana Corrao at DPHSclassof68@outlook.com. Join Facebook page Deer Park High School Class of ’68.

H. Frank Carey High School Class of 1968. A 50-year reunion is 6-10 p.m. Sept. 29 at Captain Bill’s, Bay Shore. Cost is $100 a person and includes an open bar, cocktail hour, buffet and DJ. For more info, check Facebook page: Class of 1968 H. Frank Carey HS or email Irene Fuhrmann at carey68reunion@gmail.com.

John Adams High School (Ozone Park). A 60-year reunion is Oct. 20 at the Holiday Inn, Plainview; Cost is $110 per person. Obtain an information packet by emailing Rick Pascal at rickpas@optonline.net; or Marie Garafano at mathismag930@gmail.com. Open to alumni from 1958-60.

Lindenhurst High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is Sept. 13 at Chateau La Mer. For more information, contact Bill Crosby at bill_np@hotmail.com or 631-988-3068; or Al Campo at aljoson@optonline.net or 631-943-1011. Visit the Facebook page.

Newfield High School 1978. A 40-year reunion is 7-11 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Courtyard by Marriott, Ronkonkoma; $100 per person in advance, no refunds; includes food, open bar and DJ. RSVP by June 1. No tickets sold at the door. Call or text Gina Fontanella-Selg at 631-398-4460.

Wantagh High School 1956. A reunion is Sept. 22 at St. George’s Golf and Country Club, Setauket. For more info, call Ed Puttick at 631-689-8060 or email puttick@optonline.net.

Plainedge High School 1958. A 60-year reunion is 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Holiday Inn, Plainview. Cost is $95 per person. Classes of 1959, 1960 and 1961 are invited. Contact Ed Callaghan at 516-223-3809; Michael Giller at 631-979-4600, or Judy (LeConte) Mohrmann at 516-798-0852

Newfield High School 1978. A 40-year reunion is 7-11 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ronkonkoma. $100 per person in advance, no refunds, includes food, open bar and DJ. RSVP by June 1. No tickets sold at the door. Call or text Gina Fontanella-Selg at 631-398-4460 for more info.

General Douglas MacArthur High School 1978. A 40-year reunion is Sept. 15 at the Holiday Inn, Plainview. For more information, email Millicent Manthey Curcio at lih20rat@aol.com.

Manhasset High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at Publicans and 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at Port Washington Yacht Club. Cost is $80 per person email cbsmith321@yahoo.com, mpleto@comcast.net, patti9568@yahoo.com or barnsoly@comcast.net Other weekend activities will be planned.

Port Jefferson High School 1968. A weekend reunion is Sept. 21-23. Friday meet and greet, Saturday school tour, and dinner and dancing, Sunday Culper Spy Tour. For more information, visit classmates.com; call Sue Graf at 631-744-3314; or Dimmie (Loizos) Kaczenski at 631-473-2247.

Franklin K. Lane High School 1953. A 65-year reunion is being planned. Looking for classmates. Call Marie (Maniscalco) Mauro at 718-323-4096; Jo (Contino) Balestrieri at 516-798-6820; or Marie (Passantino) Ferraro at 631-345-9042 for more information.

Levittown Memorial High School 1968. A reunion is Oct. 12 at Wind Watch Golf and Country Club, Hauppauge. Call Angela Pompa-Kresse at 631-872-7934 for more information.

Port Jefferson High School 1968. A weekend reunion is Sept. 21-23. Friday meet and greet, Saturday school tour, and dinner and dancing, Sunday Culper Spy Tour. For more information, visit classmates.com; call Sue Graf at 631-744-3314; or Dimmie (Loizos) Kaczenski at 631-473-2247.

Amityville High School 1978. A 40-year reunion dinner dance is Sept. 15 at Bergen Point Country Club, West Babylon, includes buffet dinner. Limited space available, weekend activities planned. Email AMHSclassof78@gmail.com for more information, or follow us on Facebook 40 Year Reunion! Class of 1978 Amityville Memorial High School.

Half Hollow Hills High School 1968. A 50-year reunion is Oct. 13 at the Courtyard by Marriott, Ronkonkoma. For more information, email Don Longo at donlongo@outlook.com.

Compiled by Darlene Gein

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