Patchogue - Vietnamese Conflict, 1965-1975

Patchogue - Vietnamese Conflict, 1965-1975

           See also  Patchogue - History, 1960-1969  web page
           See also  Patchogue - History, 1976-1979  web page

-- General

  • "Patchogue:  Old and New."  New York Times, February 13, 1972:  p. A6.

--  Barrier Beach Command (Fire Island)

  • "Beach Patrol Saves 4 Men off Patchogue."  Newsday, June 4, 1973:  p. 25.

--  Brennan, William R.

  • "Smithtown Marine, Soldier from Patchogue Killed in Viet."  Newsday, September 12, 1967:  p. 23. -- William R. Brennan
  • "A Chronology of Death."  Newsday, August 2, 1969:  p. 10 W.  -- Lance Cpl. Richard B. Kaler(7/23/66); Spec. 4 Raymond S. Cassidy, Jr. (4/24/67); Pfc. William R. Brennan (9/5/67) 

--  Caccioppo, John R. 

  • "LI Marine, Soldier Killed in Viet Action."  Newsday, March 3, 1967:  p. 31.  -- John R. Cacioppo, of Medford Station

--  Cassidy, Raymond S., Jr.

  • "Patchogue GI is Killed in Viet; 90th LI Victim."  Newsday, April 29, 1967:  p. 23. -- Raymond S. Cassidy, Jr.
  • "A Chronology of Death."  Newsday, August 2, 1969:  p. 10 W.  -- Lance Cpl. Richard B. Kaler(7/23/66); Spec. 4 Raymond S. Cassidy, Jr. (4/24/67); Pfc. William R. Brennan (9/5/67)

-- Casualties
               See also  Patchogue High School Students (kia) 

--  Cervellino, Carmine

  • "Casualty List Grows."  Newsday, October 3, 1969:  p. 5B. -- Carmine Cervellino

--  Christmas

  • "Patchogue 'Santa Claus,' at 62" [obit].  Newsday, November 14, 1973:  p. 35.  George J. Kopczynski
  • "Limit is Set on Patchogue Yule Lights."  Newsday, November 20, 1973:  p. 25.

--  Demonstrations, Anti-War (& Reaction)

  • "Protest or Treason?"  Newsday, October 15, 1969:  p. 5 B. -- Walter H. Hillen
  • "Viet Demonstrations Scheduled for LI." Newsday, November 13, 1969:  p. 29.  -- including in Patchogue
  • "Nationalism Now Urged by Teen."  Newsday, November 14, 1969:  p. 5B.  -- Richard Bonanno, N. Patchogue
  • "Rightists Must Refer Case to PSC."  Newsday, November 14, 1968:  p. 22.

--  Doughty, Robert

  • "Robert Doughty, 21, Vietnam Casualty."  Newsday, December 24, 1966:  p. 23.

-- Fire Island National Seashore

  • "U.S. Reveals Master Plan for Fire Island."  Newsday, October 28, 1965:  p. 7.

--  Fisher, Frank Carl

--  Dowling College

  • "Viet Cong Flag at Dowling Makes VFW See Red."  Newsday, November 28, 1969:  p. 2. -- A custodian from Patchogue, with a son in Vietnam, another recently returned, refused to go to work when he saw the flag

--  Ferries (Davis Park)

  • "Davis Park Weekenders Upset by Patchogue Fee."  New York Times, July 9, 1972:  p. 85.

--  Fires and firefighting

  • "Apt. Fire Leaves 26 Homeless."  Newsday, January 12, 1971:  p. 3.
  • "Patchogue Fire Probed."  Newsday, January 19, 1972:  p. 19.
  • "Funeral Rule Irks Firemen."  Newsday, March 13, 1974:  p. 29.

--  Gearity, Richard

  • "Gearity Called Quiet, Polite."  Newsday, December 24, 1969:  p. 3.  -- Richard Gearity
  • "LI Soldier Held by Army in Slaying of Viet Youth."  Newsday, December 24, 1969:  p. 1.  -- Richard Gearity
  • "Patchogue G.I. Held in Vietnam Slaying."  New York Times, December 25, 1969:  p. 4. -- Richard Gearty
  • "Viet Boy Not Bitter at Shootings."  Newsday, December 27, 1969:  p. 4.  --  Richard Gearity
  • "Defense Mapped for LIer Held in Vietnam Killing."  Newsday, February 7, 1970:  p. 8.
  • "LI Soldier Held by Army in Slaying of Viet Youth."  Newsday, December 24, 1969:  p. 1.  -- Richard Gearity
  • "Patchogue G.I. Held in Vietnam Slaying."  New York Times, December 25, 1969:  p. 4. -- Richard Gearty
  • "Viet Boy Not Bitter at Shootings."  Newsday, December 27, 1969:  p. 4.  --  Richard Gearity
  • "Defense Mapped for LIer Held in Vietnam Killing."  Newsday, February 7, 1970:  p. 8.

--  Great South Bay Apartments

  • "Patchogue Complex Plagued by Roaches."  Newsday, November 14, 1975:  p. 21.

--  Greco, Dr. Joseph A.

  • "Patchogue MD Held in Sale of 'Diet Pills."  Newsday, October 11, 1975:  p. 1. 

--  Israel

  • "Israel Holds Patchogue Man."  New York Times, September 14, 1971:  p. 31.

--  Jewish War Veterans

  • "'Adopt' Gifts Honor Viet Hero's Memory."  Newsday, December 15, 1967:  p. 23 A.  -- JWV Auxilliary

--  Justice, Iona (historic lamp collector)

  • "Lady of the Lamps is dimming Her Lights."  Newsday, January 20, 1965:  p. 55.  -- Collection illustrated the lecture "Light Through the Ages"; donated to Sayville Historical Society

--  Kaler, Richard David

  • "A Chronology of Death."  Newsday, August 2, 1969:  p. 10 W.  -- Lance Cpl. Richard B. Kaler (7/23/66); Spec. 4 Raymond S. Cassidy, Jr. (4/24/67); Pfc. William R. Brennan (9/5/67)
  • "Patchogue Marine Awarded Navy Cross Posthumously."  Newsday, March 17, 1967:  p. 23. Richard D. Kaler
  • Richard David Kaler  (Military Times.  Hall of Valor)
  • Richard David Kaler, Lance Corporal, H Co., 2nd Bn., 4th Marines [Regt.], 3rd MarDiv, 13 October 1943-23 July 1966  (The Virtual Wall)
  • "Suffolk GI on List of 36 Killed in Viet."  Newsday, July 27, 1966:  p. 20. -- Richard D. Kaler
  • "Patchogue:  Honoring His Valor, Residents Work to Give Vietnam Vet His Due."  Newsday, July 28, 2011:  p. A23.  -- Richard Kaler

--  Lace Mill  (Island Industrial Park)

  • "Fire Wrecks 2 Factories in Patchogue."  Newsday, January 18, 1972:  p. 1.

--  Long Island Ducks [team]

  • "Baron Reacquires Ducks, Hopes to Play in Coliseum."  Newsday1970:  p. 43.  -- Al Baron, of Patchogue, President

--  MacDonald, Capt./Dr. Jeffrey R.

  • Waldron, Martin.  "Friend Says Captain Discussed Tate Killing Before Family Died."  New York Times, February 20, 1970:  p. 38.
  • "Captain is Suspect in Family's Slaying."  New York Times, April 7, 1970:  p. 13.
  • "Bugging Charged."  Newsday, June 20, 1970:  p. 12.
  • "Woman is Questioned in MacDonald Case."  Newsday, September 10, 1970:  p. 17.
  • "MacDonald Cleared of Murder Charges."  Newsday, October 28, 1970:  p. 2.
  • "MacDonald is Accused Again:  Once-Loyal In-Laws Ask Prosecution of Former Green Beret in Family's Slaying."  Newsday, May 2, 1974:  p. 3.
  • Keeler, Bob.  "Grand Jury Called in MacDonald Case."  Newsday, August 1, 1974:  p. 6. 
  • Keeler, Bob.  "Testimony by MacDonald Opening N.C. Jury Probe."  Newsday, August 12, 1974:  p. 7.
  • Keeler, Bob.  "MacDonald Must Relive It -- Again." Newsday, August 13, 1974:  p. 3.
  • McDonald, John and Bob Keeler.  "MacDonald Graves Opened in Probe."  Newsday, November 22, 1974:  p. 17.
  • "MacDonald Grand Jury Due to Finish Next Week."  Newsday, December 17, 1974:  p. 24.
  • "Doctor Again Held in Family's Murder."  Newsday, January 26, 1975:  p. 17.
  • "MacDonald's Friends Plead for Lower Bail."  Newsday, January 30, 1975:  p. 23. 
  • Keeler, Bob.  "LA Judge Reduces MacDonald's Bail."  Newsday, January 31,1975:  p. 19.
  • Keeler, Bob.  "Out on Bail -- Facing New Evidence."  Newsday, February 1, 1975:  p. 7.

--  Nassau-Suffok Comprehensive Development Plan

  • "Patchogue OKs Bicounty Plan."  Newsday, May 13, 1971:  p. 29.

--  Palladino, Thomas A.

  • "E. Patchogue GI is Killed in Vietnam."  Newsday, February 27, 1970:  p. 22.  -- Thomas A. Palladino

--  Patchogue NAACP

--  Rider Avenue Park (pond)

  • "Heroism in an Icy Pond:  3 Boys Safe."  Newsday, January 19, 1972:  p. 19.

--  Somma, Ryuzo

  • "Officer and GI Killed in Vietnam."  Newsday, March 8, 1969:  p. 10. -- Ryuzo Somma

--  Teen Irritant Award

  • "Teen Irritant Winners Visit Newsday." Newsday, May 16, 1967:  p. 25.

--  Terry, Fannie Overton

  • "Fannie Terry of Patchogue" [obit.].  New York Times, February 25, 1970:  p. 54.

--  Transportation

  • "Patchogue is Planning to Set Up Minibus Mass Transit System within Village."  New York Times, September 29, 1974:  p. 103.

--  Wissenbach, Edward R., Jr.

  • "Didn't Stray Over Soviet:  U.S. Pilot Violated No Soviet Air Space:  U.S. Pilot."  Newsday, July 3, 1968:  p.5.  -- Edward R. Wissenbach, Jr. (a passenger, from Patchogue, returning from leave, to Vietnam, was aboard plane)