A note from Alan Drysdale …

R-UTN member Alan Drysdale lives in Prescott, Arizona, and at age 84, after 22 years of retirement, he is sending a “overdue thank you” (his words) to all who participated in making his retirement celebration such a happy memory. Visit our Member News page to read his message.

Sad News …

We are sad to announce the passing of Joseph Gardner. He was a elementary teacher for about 20 years, retiring in the 1980’s. Joseph, who passed away on August 18th in Grand Junction Michigan, is survived by his wife Sabine. Condolences can be sent to his son Erik Gardner, 1998 Cherry Lane, Northbrook  IL 60062.

Bumps in the Road

R-UTN member Judy Bensimon invites everyone to enjoy the Township Theater Group’s Touring Company’s 17th season, Bumps in the Road.

This group of original short plays, both comic and upbeat, is about people embarking on what they hope will be a journey to  happiness… or  romance…or an exciting new relationship. It is no surprise that stumbling blocks and unexpected challenges are encounter along the way.

This season’s five plays will be preformed at area libraries during October, November and December. A schedule of performances can be found on our   events page or by visiting the Township Theater Group’s web page. 

The Boat People  by Frank Shima   When Sam tries to be a “real Minnesota outdoorsman” on his first date with Liz, they end up marooned in a rowboat on a very empty lake.

Voices  by  Marcia Slatkin  A railroad station may be an odd place to seek solace but different folks need different strokes. 

Trail Mix  by  Patrick Sherrard    Uptight Daisy shows up for a date with “rockstar” Denny but he has to convince her that going on a hike with him is a good idea.

The Chat  by Jim Azzara A kindly priest, trying to counsel a very angry married couple, invites a newly engaged couple to join the conversation as a reminder of  love. 

The Blind Tasting  by Linda Delmonico Prussen  Bernie is thrilled with a birthday gift of a trip to France, until he finds out the itinerary.

An Invitation …

Retired Northport High School Art Teacher, Pam Waldroup is excited to invite you to join her at a RECEPTION on Saturday, October 13th from 5-7 p.m. at fotofoto gallery in downtown Huntington. Pam and her invited guest artist, John Cino, are showing photographic works and sculpture in their 2-person exhibit, Sympathetic Sensibilities, from October 3-27, 2018.

Can’t make the reception? The exhibition is also part of the Huntington Village Art Walk on Sunday, October 21st from noon to 4pm. 

fotofoto gallery is located at 14 W Carver St, Huntington NY.

Sad News …

Charlotte Schlictmann a long time math teacher at Northport Middle School, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the age of 91.  Charlotte and her Fred have been living Media, Pennsylvania.

Condolences can be sent to Fred at:
 1048 W. Baltimore Pike
  Media, PA  19063-6323

Memorial contributions may be made to: Pelican Piecemakers Quilt Guild, c/o Kathy Davis, 5425 Eagle Claw Dr., Port Orange, FL 32128; or The Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601, alz.org.