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2018 JONES BEACH BUMS REUNION

Saturday, July 28th

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2017 JONES BEACH BUMS REUNION

Saturday, July 29th

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2016 45th JONES BEACH BUMS REUNION!

Saturday, July 30th

Great turnout!
Over 400 pictures taken

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2015 JONES BEACH BUMS REUNION!

Saturday, July 25th

It was a beautiful day and a great turnout!
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Support Joanne's daughter
who has a starring role in a great
local play!

CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS
(including pictures!)

EXCITING NEWS

A video from
THE SUMMER OF 1971!!!


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The Jones Beach Bums
2014 REUNION



TO SEE PICTURES
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Jeff backstage with Joe
after Joe's concert in Westbury

Joe back on his home turf!

Our Winter Party
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 7pm

Pictures

Saturday, August 3, 2013

The Jones Beach Bums 42nd Annual Reunion

see pictures here

New-Old Pictures!
discovered in an attic in Plainview

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to see additional pics from 1972

We had our 40th Reunion!

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Just a few of those who came to the beach reunion



And another article was published in Newsday about our reunion!

Very sad news.

Our beloved Bobby Vanderhall passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2010.
He had routine surgery, came out of it fine, and then suddenly he was gone.

The funeral is on Sunday, June 13 at:

Carl Burnett Funeral Home
456 South Franklin Street
Hempstead, NY 11550-7348
(800) 540-9941
CLICK HERE to get directions
1:30-4:30 viewing
5:30-6:30 another viewing
6:30 Service


Burial will be on Monday, June 14 at:

Greenfield Cemetery
Uniondale, New York 11553
(516) 483-6500
CLICK HERE to get directions

CLICK HERE

...to read an article about our old pal Scott Berkowitz.
The article was printed in MONEY Magazine September 2007




Very, very sad news.

Ronnie Lancaster
soul mate and husband of Joanne (Isaacs) Lancaster, devoted father of Michelle and Jennifer, loving grandfather of three, beloved brother of Paul, one of the Jones Beach Bums founders and also one of the most popular members due to his dazzling good looks, charm and generous spirit...
passed away on Wednesday, March 4th, 2009.

In addition to his loving and adoring wife, his beloved brothers, his mother, many other close relatives and a tremendous amount of close friends, Ronnie leaves behind Jennifer, a 9-year-old daughter. And we, the Jones Beach Bums, have decided to create a fund to help her.

UPDATE ON "JENNY'S FUND":

In order to get a NY 529 College Savings program started,
$1,000 needs to be raised.

NEWS FLASH: the minimum has been raised!
NOW Jenny can get the benefits of having a NY 529 College Savings program! Thanks to all who helped reach this milestone towards her college fund!

TO ALL WHO HAVEN'T YET AND STILL WISH TO HELP —
For now, continue to send checks directly to Joanne's address listed on the directory (in Jenny's name). When the fund is established, the new address will be posted
If you don't remember the password for the directory, contact:
shari@jonesbeachbums.com

PLEASE NOTE:
Our annual reunion date is the same and we will meet
at the beach from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

THEN, starting at 3:00 PM on 7/25/09
there will be a fundraiser for "Jenny's Fund"

The Village Pub
174 North Wellwood Ave.
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
(631) 592-4260

Food, music by our own musicians and amazing raffles into the night -
a fabulous time for a great cause, in memory of Ronnie Lancaster.

Please contact Danny Calvagna at dc_tarsus@yahoo.com if you are
interested in helping out, would like to entertain, or just have general questions.



Joanne, Ronnie and little Jenny in 2002

just a couple of years ago...it doesn't seem possible he is gone...

A song has been dedicated to Ronnie, and his Journey Home

http://www.myspace.com/dannycalvagna

The adventures of Mama Pfeff, Debi Red and Shari going to
the Watkins Glen Festival in 1973

CLICK HERE to read


The annual "Winter Party" is on Sat, March 7th

Despite the shocking news of our dear friend Ronnie's passing,
the party will continue as planned. Ronnie would want it that way.



Dave has been living in Colorado for many years, Jeff  still resides in Long Island.
Jeff skiing with Dave Title in Colorado - 1/09

"Jones Beach Bums" is now on Facebook
open to all who'd like to join.
Please do, and help us out by tagging names on pictures!
CLICK HERE to get started
(type 'jones beach bums' into search)

Check out Mitch Ritch competing in a 5K Run at Jones Beach!

For a close up of Mitch, CLICK HERE
The race took place in January 2009

Joe Satriani has just released
a great new album
and returned to the US from a World Tour!


Did you know that Joe has been nominated for THIRTEEN Grammy Awards???

On October 25, 2008 Joe played in Durham North Carolina
Shari was DELIGHTED to see him:
Joe lives in California now, and Shari lives in Raleigh, NC
Joe and Shari after the concert
which, BTW, was SOLD OUT for weeks!

John Hanc wrote about the Jones Beach Bums again
in New York Newsday, Act 2
July 12, 2008


Click here to see

SHARI WAS IN THE JULY 2008 ISSUE OF
REALTOR MAGAZINE!


Click here to read the article...

GINGER MET MEATLOAF

NEWS FROM PAUL LANCASTER

Guess what I found!

I think I found the first semi-official event of the Jones Beach Bums. In fact I’m positive it is. Also, I believe I found the first printing of the United Mutations newsletter. This goes along with the message Iggy left. Because it’s the first time we welcomed the Wheat Chip tribe to our fold. The expansion will always increase.

"People's Festival" flyer
United Mutations newsletter (page 1)
United Mutations newsletter (page 2)

3 Man Rush Performs


Alan Koch (with red guitar) in 3 Man Rush

Come see one of Al's shows:myspace.com/3manrush

JOANNE MEETS JON BONJOVI!

A big fan of Bon Jovi for many years, Joanne sat in his box and watched the Jon Bon Jovi-owned arena team Philadelphia Soul beat the Colorado Crush!
Jon Bon Jovi and Joanne (Isaacs) Lancaster
Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, March 22, 2007

SUNDAY, OCT. 31st, 2004

Another NEWSDAY article, this time a personal story about one of our own, Ginger (Labensky) Bonner.

Click here to read the article...

We made Newsday!
SUNDAY, SEPT. 19th, 2004


Yes, an article about the Jones Beach Bums was in the paper on Sunday, September 19th, 2004. Thank you, Ed Lowe, for taking an interest in our story and helping us to find some of our long-lost friends!

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