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Around the Town with Lou: December 16, 2011

Davenport’s fine restaurant had the best day in their 40-year history when they served 600 dinners on Thanksgiving. La Marmite also had a very busy day. A lot better than last year. Jonathan’s also had a fine day. The Williston Town House did well with their takeout turkeys and Murphy’s Irish Grill did not open their dining room, but had a busy bar. Eleanor Rigby’s had a poor day. Many others closed for Thanksgiving including Cugini, Papa Joe, Mims, Bistro Citron, Gino’s, 388 New American and TR’s.

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Mary Ellen Mendelsohn, Peggy May and Judi Roche lunched at Cugini’s. All three work for Rep. Carolyn McCarthy.

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Lenne Lang is a Williston Park fireman. He was a police officer in the Marine Division.

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Andrew and Renee Kluber live in Albertson. He is in the import-export business.

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William Donohue of The Catholic League won $1,000 in the Corpus Christi drawing; ex-cop Tom Rudolph won $500.

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The big winner in the drawing was Brendan Campbell with $5,000.

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As I grow older many kids are impressed by the fact that I’m one of the few people left that has seen and spoken to Babe Ruth.

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Ann Phelan is home after a trip to California to see her daughter.

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Joe McCarthy is alive and well at the age of 95. He seldom gets to church anymore.

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Roger O’Gara is a retired NYC cop. He and his wife Margaret have lived on Jackson Avenue for the past 11 years.

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Barbara and Bob Gordon live on Lincoln Place. Both are retired computer programmers.

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Fran Dempsey, her son Bill and his wife Susan and their son William enjoyed Thanksgiving at La Marmite.

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Eileen Leone and Mary Cal breakfasted at the Williston Town House.

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Frank Pewarski and wife Jan are up from Florida. Frank was a Mineola trustee in 1996. At the time they lived on Sunset Terrace. He was here to help celebrate the 90th year of Boy Scout Troop 45.

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Paul and Mary Maitertin live on Garfield Avenue. Paul works at Lord & Taylor’s. Before that he was in health insurance.

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Dee and John McLaughlin reside on Beebe Road. John is a carpenter. They have three kids - Connor, Danielle and Gavin.

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Joe and Pat Rudolph of Mineola celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at the church they were married in Holy Child in Richmond Hill.

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Former Mayor Bob Hinck likes to keep in shape riding his bike around the village.

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Jay Leno says he doesn’t think that the “Takee Outee” is really a Chinese restaurant.