This & That
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SOUTH BAY SALES : They had a branch
store at one time in Mastic Beach, but this is their main store
window in Center Moriches. We got our first TV a 17" B&W
Halicrafters Console from them
THE KIDDY RIDES: Located on the
western outskirts of town on Johns Neck Road almost into Shirley
was this small field with two little rides. It filled in nicely
between visits from the carnivals.
When the real carnival hit town
and set up along side of Pat & Mikes Texaco, The entire Cohen
family was ready as were so many others. That's Fern holding the
THE LAGOON: Notice the pagodas on
both ends. The one on the left was placed on Beach 10
at the end of Jefferson and the
one on the right down the road a bit onto Beach 1
THE MASTIC BEACH YACHT CLUB: Is
that the first commodore standing there?
ROW BOATING OVER TO THE YACHT CLUB?
SAL & TESS AZZATO opened their
new Sal's Place on Neighborhood Road in 1939. Their first one
which was originally Paul Schulte's
Mastic Beach Hotel, burned down in 1938.
This one still stands as THE SAND
BAR, a name it has carried for over 40 years. It's across the
from the Woodhull Cemetery
WARDS STORE WAS LISTED IN THE 1941
St. ANDREWS DIRECTORY AS BEING
ON WHITTIER DRIVE. DID THIS STORE BECOME BONNIE MEHAN'S TAVERN
IN THE 50's ?
AND IS THAT GEORGE KUBALA'S ORIGINAL
SUNOCO GARAGE ALONG SIDE?
AND NOW WORD OR TWO FROM OUR SPONSORS
These ads appeared in the 1949-50
Lions Club Directory
Who could forget "Izzy's
" ? All kinds of great bike accessories & BB's too.
Did You Know That You Could Buy
A New Austin From Pat & Mikes?
They were dealers for them.
The M B P O A had a whole bunch
of "directors: The last one on the list was my grandfather
Wonder what they directed? It
couldn't of been traffic.
Hansen's They Are Still In Business
The Cardamone's Were An Institution
I bowled my first time there got a 104
Mastic Acres Inc was the original
name for Walter T Shirley's Development Company
As you can see land was still
a bargain in 1949-50
Though not in this directory,
as it wasn't erected until 1952, we always have room here
for anything from St. Jude