Written by Lou Sanders Thursday, 07 August 2014 00:00
Carl Marchese and Rosemary Schmaeline announced their engagement and will be married shortly. Carl, a CPA, was the chief financial officer of Molloy College and was a former Mineola village clerk. He is now on the Zoning Board and is active in the Italian American Society and in Corpus Christi Church.
In a wide ranging homily about the parable of the mustard seed, Corpus Christi Church Pastor Monsignor Robert Batule mentioned the Magna Carta and long ago British Prime Minister William Gladstone and William Penn. His subject was justice delayed is justice denied.
Lorella Belia of Roslyn Road is an assistant gym teacher.
Bob and Carol Maichin live on Mineola Boulevard. He is a retired banker and she is a teacher’s assistant.
Bill Corbett is a former homicide detective with the NYPD. He served 41 years in the police department. He and Mary live on Clinton Avenue.
Jim Gillece was also an NYPD member serving in the emergency unit. He and Sheila have a home on Albertson Place.
Paul Cusato has been a member of the village board for 10 years. Some may remember his dad, Joe Cusato, who had a music store on Jericho Turnpike. Paul was in the electronics business for 35 years and is the lone member of the Hometown Party on the board. He lives on Argyle Road.
Emilia Bestzerda of Roselle Street was born in Mineola 18 years ago and is now a freshman at Adelphi University majoring in business administration.
Regina Ressegue was also born here 63 years ago and worked for Avis for 35 years. Her husband, William, served in the Marines in the South Pacific during World War II.
Betty Curatoli and her son Danny, of Marcellus Road were at King Kullen. She is a teacher’s aide and Danny is a student at Old Westbury studying finance.
If you know of an elderly couple or person needing help around their home, everyday or once or twice a week, call Carol Bella at 741-5605. The schedule can be flexible. She is very reliable.
Dino Giranti and his son Vinny are very good painters, both interior and exterior. They live on Fairfield Avenue.
David Letterman found this headline: “Let Our Fish Stalk Your Pool.” They meant “Stock Your Pool.” I thought those fish looked a little fishy. Couldn’t resist that one.