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The Stars Come Out for Rock ‘n’ Roll Oldies Show

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The Drifters perform, Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Viola Rodriguez and Eve Riehl were singing along all evening. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Ron Esposito, Lydia Quinn and Carol Nawakowski Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Anita Williams was the lucky winner of the guitar signed by all the acts. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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The Rotary’s Earle Bellows gets a hand from MHS senior Patrick Salerno pulling the raffle winnerss as School Superintendent Dennis Creedon officiates. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Roger McPhereson and Monika Kurrle-Taylor Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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The crowd comes to its feet during the performance. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Vito Picone and the Elegants Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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The Chiffons got the crowd on their feet Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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The PACapellas opened the show Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Radio personality Johnny Z welcomes the crowd to the show. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Rotarians Toni Addonizio, Greg Amato and Chris Kraus sell raffle tickets for the 50/50 and a guitar signed by the artists who performed at the show. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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MAHOPAC, N.Y.—The Lake Mahopac Rotary Club held its annual Doo-Wop Rock ‘n’ Roll Oldies Show Friday, May 12, at Mahopac High School. The concert featured performances by Charlie Thomas’ Drifters (“On Broadway,” “Under the Boardwalk”); The Chiffons (“One Fine Day,” “He’s So Fine”); and Vito Picone &  The Elegants. The packed auditorium sang and dance the night away, fondly remembering some of their favorite old tunes. There were also several raffles held, including one with a prize of an electric guitar signed by all of the acts that performed that night. Proceeds from the show went to benefit the Rotary Club. 

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