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6th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

$20 – $50

Date: The Induction Ceremony and Dinner will be held on Friday, April 28, 2023, at Patchogue-Medford High School, NAVY (SEAL) LT Michael P. Murphy Campus.

Tickets are available at this link to PMHOF Tickets @ Eventbrite.

Note: Please indicate which inductee you are celebrating at the time you purchase your ticket.

Nominations: The Patchogue-Medford Hall of Fame Booster Club, Inc., is proud to announce the names of the Honorees for the Induction Class of 2023. In alphabetical order:

  1. Libby Adelman: PMHS Class of 1989, NASA Engineer
  2. Michael Bamberger: PMHS Class of 1978, Sports Journalist
  3. Dr. Cindy Buckmaster: PMHS Class of 1983, Research Scientist
  4. Walter Costello: PHS Class of 1964, Basketball Standout
  5. Christopher Creevey: PMHS Class of 2002, High School Theatre Arts Volunteer
  6. Franc D’Ambrosio: PMHS Class of 1981, Broadway Actor
  7. Angela D’Amico: PMHS Class of 1981, Advisor, Educator
  8. Tracy Todd Hunter: PMHS Class of 1980, Art Curator
  9. Paul O’Neill: PMHS Class of 1975, Musician, Trans-Siberian Orchestra
  10. Judi Paparelli: PHS Class of 1971, Radio Personality
  11. Sylvia Porter: Journalist, Essayist, Economists
  12. Peter Poulos: PHS Class of 1939, Village of Patchogue Official
  13. Franklyn “Don” Rooney: PHS Class 1957, Baseball Standout, Coach
  14. Jeffrey Schaefer: PMHS Class of 1978, Professional Baseball
  15. Timothy Trava: PMHS Class of 2000, Soccer Standout



  • Libby Adelman has an asteroid named after her.
  • Libby and Dr. Cindy Buckmaster were the first inductees to be selected for induction by the HOF’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Selection Committee.
  • Michael Bamberger is the second PMHOF Inductee to write for Sports Illustrated (John Papanek, Class of 2016).
  • Franc D’Ambrosio holds the distinction of being the “World’s Longest Running Phantom” to play in the “Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway.
  • Seven members of the Induction Class of 2023 were nominated by Ms. Susan Sclafani’s sixth grade research class from Oregon Middle School.
  • The induction class of 2023 has two outstanding baseball players: Jeff Schaefer played for the Seattle Pilots, and Don Rooney was drafted by the San Francisco Giants.
  • Tim Trava led Patchogue-Medford to an upset victory of nationally ranked Brentwood HS Soccer Team.
  • Paul O’Neill was the founder of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
  • Judi Paparelli is a radio personality in two major cities.
  • Sylvia Porter was a renowned journalist who made Patchogue her home.
  • Angela D’Amico was a driving force in the creation of the PMHS Stick it to Cancer Floor Hockey Tournament.

More infomation on each inductee is available at this website at https://pmhof.org/class-of-2023/



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April 28
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
$20 – $50


Manny Felouzis


Patchogue-Medford High School
181 Buffalo Ave
Medford, NY 11763 United States
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