Huntington Softball Hall of Fame Awards New Inductees
Story & Photos by Steve Silverman
The Township of Huntington Softball Hall of Fame recently held their Annual Induction and Installation Dinner. This year’s inductees are Howie Cohen of Melville, Artie DeAngelis of St. James, Thomas “Garry” Moore of Huntington Station, and William “Butch” Schultheis of Huntington Station.
The four new inductees have a combined total of over 100 years of playing softball on many teams in the Town of Huntington, and were presented with awards marking their achievements.
Also recognized were Hall of Fame members Ray Sipel and Tom Mola, who received the President’s Award for their outstanding and dedicated service. Outgoing President Mike Gribbin was presented with an award in appreciation of his outstanding and dedicated service by incoming President Pete Gunther, Jr.
The 2013 Softball Hall of Fame Officers are President Pete Gunther Jr., Vice President Sal Silvestri, Jr., Secretary James Coschignano, Jr., and Treasurer Robert DeAngelis. The Directors are Bill Bicknese, Frank Pagano, James O’Connor, John Cetta, Pam Schultheis, and Pete Misilewich.
Photo above right: Outgoing Huntington Softball Hall of Fame President Mike Gribbin, left, is presented with an award for his dedicated service by incoming President Pete Gunther, Jr., right.
Photo below: Members of the Township of Huntington Softball Hall of Fame gather for a group photo with the new inductees pictured seated at center.
Photo below: The new Huntington Softball Hall of Fame inductees display their well-deserved awards. From left, are William “Butch” Schultheis, Artie DeAngelis, and Howie Cohen. Inductee Thomas “Garry” Moore was not present for the ceremony.
Photo below left – Ray Sipel, left, receives the President’s Award from Mike Gribbin, right.
Photo below right – Tom Mola, left, receives the President’s Award from Mike Gribbin, right.