07/02/16 5:00am
07/02/2016 5:00 AM

We’ve officially come to the end of the school year. First Student in Shoreham sent out more than 200 thank-you postcards to its drivers and monitors for another “season of safety for all.” Congratulations to the entire staff on an outstanding job. Diane Zack, a First Student driver, is retiring and moving to Port Saint Lucie, Fla. It was a pleasure working with you, Diane. We know with your happy demeanor and friendly personality you’ll be a big hit.

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06/10/16 5:00am
06/10/2016 5:00 AM

Mary Stackpole

The Glenwood Recreation Club held a memorial service in their newly renovated clubhouse May 28 in memory of its fallen soldiers. Sixty club members attended. Glenwood resident David DeJohn donated an American flag, which has flown over the White House and now proudly flies in the Glenwood community. Thanks to Mr. DeJohn for his gift.

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06/09/16 5:00am
06/09/2016 5:00 AM

Hello, everyone! Before I start with upcoming events I would like to send a huge thank-you to Pastor Keith Indovino for Hope Day, which was a huge success! It was wonderful to see the neighborhood united, laughing and having a great time. Local resident Lauren Evers Cariello brought her pony, Bam Bam, all dressed up in rainbow colors and flowers. He was a huge hit with the kids, as were the rides, games, cotton candy and popcorn. Thank you to all the volunteers who came down and helped.

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06/05/16 5:00am
06/05/2016 5:00 AM

I want to personally wish the Corwin family a big congratulations on the birth of their third daughter. Awesome mom, Jasmine Corwin, informed me that baby Elsie Marie Corwin arrived early on May 18. She will now join in the Corwin family celebrations of May birthdays. Welcome to the world, Elsie Marie, and congratulations to the entire Corwin family. God bless you.

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06/04/16 5:00am
06/04/2016 5:00 AM

Well, the warm weather is certainly making the strawberries show their happy little faces. Yes indeed, local strawberries are ready and they are delicious. Like I’ve said before, don’t hesitate to throw them in Ziploc bags and toss them in the freezer for later use. They last all winter long and are simply tasty any time of the year. Make sure to get them while you can from our local farm stands and farmers. They surely appreciate your business.

Kent Animal Shelter and PetSmart Charities will be sponsoring a spay and neuter clinic called “Precious, Not Parents ” during June at the shelter. The cost is $20. It is safe for puppies and kittens under 6 months old — as young as 8 to 10 weeks — to be spayed/neutered. Many people wait till their pets are older but their risk of getting pregnant becomes greater each day. You must mention “Precious, Not Parents” when scheduling your appointment: 631-727-7797.

A very happy birthday to my buddy Gene Sendlewski, who will celebrate May 31. Your family and friends wish you a happy, fun day, Gene.

That is all for this week. I hope you all had a great Memorial Day weekend. I hope you remembered the reason why we celebrate this holiday. Thanks to all who have served our country and kept us safe. We truly appreciate your sacrifice.

Be safe, be happy and I shall talk to you next time. Bye.

R031209_Pelis_R.jpg Contact Calverton columnist Cheryl Pelis at [email protected] or 631-827-2803.

06/03/16 5:00am
06/03/2016 5:00 AM

Laura LaSita of Wading River attended the ladies LIFT ice cream social/lecture recently at St. John the Baptist Church in Wading River and was quite taken with the guest speaker, Nancy Jantzen. Laura said, “She is an amazing woman, so inspirational, speaking of what God does in her life as she travels abroad.” Nancy shared stories of her trips to Africa, Medjugorje, Yugoslavia and Lourdes, where apparitions of the Blessed Mother have been appearing.

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