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JASPER JOTTINGS Week 12 – 2008 MAR 23

http://www.jasperjottings.com/2008/jasperjottings2008WEEK12.htm

Index

ADMINISTRIVIA: 3,434 unique visits
JEMAIL: Kaufmann, Dick [MC1968] identifies Camp, William ‘65
JObit: Cekay, Thomas P. (Tom) (MC1966)
JEMAIL: Dans, Peter E. [1957] has book in the queue
JEMAIL: Vaccarino, Carmine [MC1957] shares news of Knights of Columbus founder “venerable”
MFound: Manhattan College used to be exclusively
MFound: Citation of Brother Gabriel Kane of Manhattan College circa 1944
JObit: Laheney, James E. (MC1952)
JNEWS: Maloy, Edward J. (Ted) IV (MC1989) honored at 87th anniversary gala
JObit: Morone, Victor J. (MC1947)
JNEWS: Berni, Silvio A. (MC1974) has joined GGCP as Vice President – Corporate Development and Controller
MFound: Constructed with Lindt premium chocolate by Manhattan College graduate civil engineering students
JObit: O’Brien, Edward W. (MC1937)
JFound: Savage, Christian (MC2007) joined the WRCM Manhattan College Radio Facebook Group
JNEWS: Webb, Joe [1978] WhatTheyThink.com’s Economic & Research Center
MNEWS: Jaspers dance team cited
JNEWS: Scarangello, Tom (MC1979) chairman, Thornton Tomasetti
JNEWS: Surlis, Aidan (MC????) donated a percentage of commissions …
JFound: Kenny, Sr. Bernadette (MC????) an attorney in private practice in New York
JNEWS: O’Malley, Tom (MC1963) – golf course or trading desk?
JEMAIL: Parriott, Don (MC1983) to attend “Voluptuous Spring – Art Exhibit” by Liliana Velasco.
JASPER HEADQUARTERS: Manhattan College To Host National Speaking Tour Featuring Darfur Refugees
Comment on JEMAIL: Heffernan, Anne (MC1996) wants into LinkedIn Jaspers by Daniel Maune
Comment on JEMAIL: Heffernan, Anne (MC1996) wants into LinkedIn Jaspers by Daniel Maune
Comment on JEMAIL: Heffernan, Anne (MC1996) wants into LinkedIn Jaspers by reinkefj
Comment on CARTOON: Senator Obama’s evasiveness about his Muslim upbringing by Lucypher

 

ADMINISTRIVIA: 3,434 unique visits

FOR THE PRIOR WEEK
http://www.jasperjottings.com
2,434 unique visits
3,491 page views
1.43 page views per visit

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1,842 http://jasperjottings-daily.com
33 http://jasperjottings-weekly.com
758 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Distribute_Jasper_Jottings/
29 LinkedInJaspers http://www.linkedin.com/e/gis/2819/5C65850257C2
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* Posted on: Sun, Mar 16 2008 10:54 AM

JEMAIL: Kaufmann, Dick [MC1968] identifies Camp, William ‘65

From: Dick Kaufmann [MC1968]
Sent: Sunday, March 16, 2008 1:46 PM
To: John Reinke
Subject: JJ 3/16/08 Edition

Hi John,

I found a Dr. William J. Camp in the 1990 MCAD. He’s listed as graduating in 1965 with a BE.

Regards,

Rich Kaufmann MP’64, MC’68

[JR: Thanks, Rich. Much appreciated. ]

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* Posted on: Sun, Mar 16 2008 6:00 PM

JObit: Cekay, Thomas P. (Tom) (MC1966)

ACTIONABLE OBIT: Cekay, Thomas P. (Tom) (MC1966) Dumont,NJ EXPIRES 17MAR2008

http://www.legacy.com/NorthJersey/DeathNotices.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=105732569

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Thomas P. (Tom) Cekay

CEKAY Thomas P. (Tom), 63 lost his 14 month battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday, March 14, 2008.

Born in New York City and later lived in River Vale and Mahwah, NJ. Survived by his wife of 39 years, Jeanne (Colletti) Cekay of Mahwah. Beloved father of Michael Cekay and his wife Allison of Lake Forest, Illinois, Gregory Cekay and his wife Melissa of Miami, Florida. Grandfather of Ryan, Taylor and Samantha. Survived by sisters Frances Whealan of Los Altos, CA, Alice Whealan of Auburn, MA and brother Kenneth Cekay of Mohave Valley, AZ.

A graduate of Manhattan College who later received an MBA from Farleigh Dickenson University, Tom was a retired Distilled Spirits Industry veteran. He held various senior sales and marketing roles throughout his 31 year career with both Joseph E. Seagram & Sons and IDV/Carillon Importers. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

Funeral Liturgy at St. Mary’s Church, Dumont, NJ on Monday, March 17th at 11 AM. The family will receive their friends at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 1111 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, NY 11714, would be appreciated.

Published in The Record and Herald News on 3/16/2008.

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Guestbook for your comments is at:

http://www.legacy.com/NorthJersey/GB/GuestbookView.aspx?PersonId=105732569

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Dear John,

I believe that Tom is a member of the Class of 1966.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. ]

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Cekay, Thomas P. (Tom) (MC1966)

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* Posted on: Sun, Mar 16 2008 6:00 PM

JEMAIL: Dans, Peter E. [1957] has book in the queue

From: Peter E. Dans [1957]
Sent: Sunday, March 16, 2008 2:52 PM
To: John Reinke (1968)
Subject: Christians in the Movies

Hi John:

I hope all is well with you and your family. I thought I’d let you know about my latest writing venture, a portrayal of Christians from 1905 to 2007 (See below for the description).. Despite having successfully published three books and having an agent, it has been difficult to secure a mainstream publisher. I think the word “Christians” turns them off since atheists are more likely to get published today. If anyone on the Jasper Jottings email list has any suggestions or knows publishers or editors that might be interested in taking a look at the manuscript, I’d love to hear about it.

Thanks for keeping our alums together. Keep up the great work.

Best regards,

Peter

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From Saints to Sinners: 100 Years of Christians in the Movies

From the Life and Passion of Jesus Christ (1905) to Amazing Grace (2007), Dans vividly traces the arc in film portrayal of Christians from reverence to, at times, outright ridicule over the past century. He explores reasons for the change: the abolition of the Hays Motion Picture Code; the demise of the National Legion of Decency; and associated profound societal and cultural changes. In addition to about 100 in depth reviews, there are brief out-takes of about 75 lesser Christian-themed films as well short commentaries on related subjects, e.g., the real story behind Inherit the Wind; the treatment of abortion in film and portraits of actors, directors and writers most prominently associated with films treating Christianity and 100 still photographs. Dans is a faculty member at Johns Hopkins University, film critic for Pharos, the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society quarterly journal and author of Doctors in the Movies: Boil the Water and Just Say Aah! (Medi-Ed Press, 2000), about how doctors have been portrayed in movies from 1931-2000. He also has written a children’s book, Perry’s Baltimore Adventure: A Birds-eye View of Charm City and a memoir/photography book: Life on the Lower East Side; Photographs by Rebecca Lepkoff.

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[JR: My suggestion would be to reach out to the Jasper “writing community” – Patterson and Quinn – that I know of. Any others? Personally, I know Patterson is quite approachable to his fellow Jaspers. I’ll put it in Jottings and see if anyone can help.]

[JR: OK fellow Jaspers, make me look better than I am.]

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* Posted on: Sun, Mar 16 2008 8:58 PM

JEMAIL: Vaccarino, Carmine [MC1957] shares news of Knights of Columbus founder “venerable”

Carmine.Vaccarino wrote:

Urgent News for Knights of Columbus

Vatican declares Knights of Columbus founder “venerable”

Fr. Michael J. McGivney would be first American-born priest to be declared a saint

New Haven, CT – March 16, 2008 – Pope Benedict XVI Saturday approved a decree recognizing the heroic virtue of Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus. The pope’s declaration significantly advances the priest’s process toward sainthood and gives the parish priest the distinction of “Venerable Servant of God.” If canonized, Fr. McGivney would be the first American born priest to be so honored.

“All of us who are members of the Knights of Columbus are profoundly grateful for this recognition of the holiness of our founder,” said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson. “The strength of the Knights of Columbus today is a testament to his timeless vision, his holiness and his ideals.”

Worried about the religious faith and financial stability of immigrant families, Father McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus with the help of several men of St. Mary’s Parish in New Haven in 1882 to help strengthen the faith of the men of his parish and to provide financial assistance in the event of their death to the widows and orphans they left behind. He was also known for his tireless work among his parishioners.

Born in Waterbury, Conn., Aug. 12, 1852, Michael Joseph McGivney, was the first of Patrick and Mary (Lynch) McGivney’s 13 children, six of whom died in infancy or early childhood. His parents, natives of Ireland, had immigrated to the United States during the 19th century. Patrick was a molder in a Waterbury brass mill, where Michael himself worked for a brief time as a child to help support his family.

From an early age, however, he realized a calling to the Catholic priesthood. After studying in several seminaries, he was ordained in that Baltimore’s historic Cathedral by Cardinal James Gibbons Dec. 22, 1877. He took up his first assignment, as curate at St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, Conn., Jan. 2, 1878. Father McGivney was named pastor of St. Thomas Church in Thomaston, Conn. in 1884. He became seriously ill with pneumonia in January 1890, and died Aug. 14, 1890 at age 38.

The cause, or process, for Father McGivney’s sainthood, was opened by Hartford Archbishop Daniel A. Cronin, in December 1997. The cause was presented to the Vatican in 2000, where it has been under review by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. With the pope’s recent decree, and the authentication of a miracle at Father McGivney’s intercession, the priest could be beatified. A second miracle would be required for canonization.

Still maintaining its headquarters in New Haven, the Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic Fraternal Organization with more than 1.7 million members in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America, the Caribbean islands, the Philippines, Guam and, most recently, Poland.

LINKS:

McGivney Guild website:

http://www.fathermcgivney.org/mcg/index.cfm

Join the McGivney Guild:

http://www.fathermcgivney.org/mcg/guild/join/register.cfm?CFID=1658952&CFTOKEN=75942862

New Haven Register news story:

http://www.nhregister.com/WebApp/appmanager/JRC/BigDaily;jsessionid=NJn7HdXJrqTqhr8ZBrh5qxkbTJhTSbTLRgsNvxhRkMnHQxw3CmDH!-1300426846?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=pg_article&r21.pgpath=%2FNHR%2FHome&r21.content=%2FNHR%2FHome%2FFeaturedArticle_Story_1744410

Hartford Courant news story:

http://www.courant.com/news/local/hc-mcgivney0316.artmar16,0,3703513.story

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* Posted on: Mon, Mar 17 2008 6:00 PM

MFound: Manhattan College used to be exclusively

http://msutera17.wordpress.com/2008/03/17/hate-her-or-love-her

Hate Her or Love Her…
March 17, 2008 · No Comments

This is an article I published in the school paper, thought I’d post it for anyone who didn’t see it yet.

Hate Her or Love Her, Hillary Clinton Embodies America
By Michael Lawler
Staff Writer

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Let me start by saying, I disagree with Hillary Rodham Clinton on almost every political position she has. I would have voted for Ronald Reagan twice, George H.W. Bush twice, and George W. Bush twice. However, over the course of the last 14 months, I have watched Hillary Clinton battle for the nomination of her party and along the way my disdain and distrust of her has slowly washed away.

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Women were first granted the right to vote under the 19th Amendment in 1920, 50 years after African American men were “granted” the right to vote. Does anyone else find it disturbing that it took 80 years after women were granted the right to vote to elect a woman statewide in New York? I wonder how many of you know that Manhattan College used to be exclusively attended by males until 1973. Women now make up for roughly 49% of the undergraduate student body. While we have come a long way in both race and gender relations over the course of the 20th century, we obviously have not come far enough.

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[JR: I don’t interject politics into Jottings. I know I am in a minority – FOWGs tired of getting robbed. But, this maybe a Jasper? If he is, he conceals it well. The school paper may well be the Quadrangle. (Which it appears has gone to dead tree only mode.) The citation of the gender change of Manhattan College is probably more indicative of the feminization of gooferment skools than some “enlightened policy” of the College’s leadership. In case he hasn’t noticed, “boys and girls are different”. The good Nuns and Brothers, either by science or prejudice, “discovered” that segregation by sex may have benefits. Girls learn math better. Boys aren’t showing off. And, everyone is less “involved” in image. But that’s for another day. As far as the author’s assertion that “Hillary embodies America”, please don’t make me laff. Politicians are politicians. Depending on what particular values you think of as “american”, I assure you that no politician shares them. They are all about feathering their nest, while rewarding their fiends, and punishing their enemies. Think Machiavelli; not Mother Theresa! If this fellow is a Jasper and still in school, one can only hope he wises up before graduation. Else he’s got a lot of surprises problem in his future. America hasn’t had a “good” President since George … … Washington that is. And, even that I have doubts about.]

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* Posted on: Mon, Mar 17 2008 6:00 PM

MFound: Citation of Brother Gabriel Kane of Manhattan College circa 1944

http://groups.google.com/group/sci.life-extension/browse_thread/thread/c27a12324a9a3282

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alanejackson

http://www.freewebs.com/alanejackson/index.htm

More options Mar 16, 4:49 pm
Newsgroups: sci.life-extension
From: alanejackson <alanejack…@go.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2008 14:49:54 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Sun, Mar 16 2008 4:49 pm
Subject: Fountain of Energy!!!

Popular Science, p. 208 (April 1945)

“Ehrenhaft Discovery Confirmed by New Experiments”

“By observing whirligigs of electrically charges particles in a magnetic field, Brother Gabriel Kane of Manhattan College and Charles B. Reynolds of the Federal Communications Commission confirm the phenomenal discovery of magnetic currents by Dr. Felix Ehrenhaft (P.S.M., June 1944, p. 130). Going further, they make a drop of copper sulfate solution spin between the pole pieces of a permanent magnet, even rotating in interposed microscope cover glass with it. Present laboratory tests may lead to momentous applications in power machinery of the future.”

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[JR: Interesting; I didn’t know that.]

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* Posted on: Mon, Mar 17 2008 6:00 PM

JObit: Laheney, James E. (MC1952)

ACTIONABLE OBIT: Laheney, James E. (MC1952) Venice,FL EXPIRES 19MAR2008

http://www.legacy.com/HeraldTribune/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=105911007

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James E. Laheney

Laheney, James E.

Sept. 29, 1922 – March 14, 2008

James E. Laheney, 85, Venice since 1989, formerly of Ramsey, N.J., died March 14, 2008.

A Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Venice. National Cremation Society & Memorial Center, Sarasota, handled arrangements.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Florence; daughters Kathleen of North Port, Patricia Kolb of Ramsey and Barbara Guido of Clearwater; sons James Jr. of Honolulu, John of Palm Harbor and Michael of Mahwah, N.J.; and seven grandchildren.

He was a graduate of Manhattan College, a CPA of New York State, a veteran of World War II and a Catholic. At his retirement in 1987, he was vice president of UBS Securities in New York. He was a volunteer driver for Venice Meals on Wheels, a former volunteer for the Green Butterfly in Venice, Fla., and a former member of Knights of Columbus in Ramsey, N.J.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Venice Area Mobile Wheels Inc. (Meals on Wheels), 920 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285.

He lived life doing random acts of kindness. Continuing his legacy, the family requests all to do an act of kindness on his behalf. Condolences may be shared at http://www.mem.com.

Published in the Herald Tribune on 3/18/2008.

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Guestbook for your comments is at:

http://www.legacy.com/HeraldTribune/GB/GuestbookView.aspx?PersonId=105911007

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Dear John,

I believe that Jim is a member of the Class of 1952.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. ]

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Laheney, James E. (MC1952)

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* Posted on: Tue, Mar 18 2008 8:02 AM
* Updated: Wed, Mar 19 2008 8:29 PM

JNEWS: Maloy, Edward J. (Ted) IV (MC1989) honored at 87th anniversary gala

Staten Island Advance (New York)
March 16, 2008 Sunday
Rotary Club bestows its highest honor on 2
LOCAL NEWS
A pair of past presidents are honored at 87th anniversary gala
SECTION: NEWS; Pg. A13

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Rotary Club of Staten Island celebrated its 87th year last night with a gala at the Richmond County Country Club, Dongan Hills, during which two of the club’s past presidents were presented with Rotary’s highest honor, the Paul Harris Fellowship.

Each year to mark the anniversary of the charter date of each Rotary Club, each club hosts a Charter Night and presents the club’s selection of its Paul Harris Fellows. The award is presented to Rotarians and community members who have demonstrated in their life and work “Service Above Self,” the Rotary motto.

This year’s recipients are past presidents Edward J. (Ted) Maloy IV and Gladys Schweiger.

A principal and vice president of Russo Picciurro Maloy (RPM) Insurance, Maloy is responsible for attracting and securing new business for Staten Island’s largest independent insurance agency.

A primary commercial lines producer for the Chelsea-Bloomfield-based company formed in 1999, he has been in the insurance business for 19 years. In 1989 he joined Maloy Agency, a company started by his great- grandfather.

Maloy, a Grasmere resident, earned a bachelor of science degree in finance, with a minor in management from Manhattan College. He achieved the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) in 1994, and has been active in National Association of Certified Counselors for the past 14 years. He is a member of the Professional Insurance Agents Association of New York and New Jersey the board of managers of the Staten island YMCA, as well as its Broadway Committee, and a board member of the Warren Jacques Memorial Committee. He is the immediate past president of the Rotary Club of Staten Island, and current board member of the organization.

Mrs. Schweiger began her Rotary career in 1987, and has had various positions and responsibilities over the years. She played a key role in the re-activation of the Five Club Rotary Council, which represents each of the Island’s Rotary Clubs, and continues to serve as an advisor to the council. She began her professional career in 1960 as a nurse at the former Richmond Memorial Hospital in Prince’s Bay. She spent 18 years of her nursing career at this location. She worked with former Borough President Ralph Lamberti for a brief time as a non-profit cultural liaison. She moved on to the Staten Island Chapter of the American Red Cross for 10 years before taking her current position as executive director of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of Staten Island.

Mrs. Schweiger, who resides in Dongan Hills, also served as a member of the former Staten Island Community School Board, and has been active with the Boy Scouts of America for more than 35 years.

In 1978 she was named as an Advance Woman of Achievement, and currently serves as a judge on the Women of Achievement selection committee.

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Dear John,

I believe that Ted is a member of the Class of 1989.

Mike

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. ]

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Maloy, Edward J. (Ted) IV (MC1989)

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* Posted on: Wed, Mar 19 2008 6:00 PM
* Updated: Fri, Mar 21 2008 10:37 AM

JObit: Morone, Victor J. (MC1947)

Staten Island Advance (New York)
March 17, 2008 Monday
VICTOR MORONE, 84
SECTION: OBITS; Pg. A11

Date of Death: 03/15/2008 Lifelong Rosebank resident loved to play golf Victor J. Morone, 84, a lifelong resident of Rosebank and former accountant who loved to play golf, died Saturday at home.

A graduate of Curtis High School, he served in the Marines from 1943 to 1946, stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He was honorably discharged as a platoon sergeant.

He later earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Manhattan College, the Bronx.

Mr. Morone worked for 39 years with the accounting firm of Henry F. Malarkey & Co. on Staten Island. He retired in 2000.

Mr. Marone was a member of the Holy Name Society of his parish, St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, Rosebank. He was also past president of the Richmond County CPA Society.

An avid golfer and member of the Richmond County Country Club, Dongan Hills, Mr. Morone played golf whenever he had a chance. During the winter, he even practiced his swing inside his home, said family.

He enjoyed taking cruises, most notably to Bermuda and Puerto Rico. Mr. Marone was also a New York Mets fan.

His wife of 38 years, the former Mary Lee, died in 1986. His son, Joseph, died in 2005.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas and Edward; three daughters, Catherine Crowley, Mary Maldari and Anne Cetrino, and nine grandchildren.

The funeral will be Wednesday from the Harmon Home for Funerals, West Brighton, with a mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church. Burial will be in Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp.

LOAD-DATE: March 17, 2008

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Dear John,

I believe that Victor is a member of the Class of 1947.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. ]

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Morone, Victor J. (MC1947)

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* Posted on: Wed, Mar 19 2008 6:00 PM

* Updated: Fri, Mar 21 2008 10:37 AM

JNEWS: Berni, Silvio A. (MC1974) has joined GGCP as Vice President – Corporate Development and Controller

Business Wire
March 18, 2008 Tuesday 9:15 PM GMT
GGCP, Inc. Names Silvio A. Berni Vice President – Corporate Development and Controller
DATELINE: GREENWICH, Conn.

Silvio A. Berni has joined GGCP as Vice President – Corporate Development and Controller. GGCP is the privately held firm that has a majority position in Gabelli Asset Management (GBL) and its subsidiaries in addition to various private investments.

Mr. Berni will provide day-to-day accounting and financial services as it expands its private equity portfolio, as it focuses on acquiring privately held companies as well as strategic minority equity positions.

Silvio comes to GGCP from Oce-North America (ONA) a worldwide leader in the manufacture and distribution of office copy equipment. In this role Mr. Berni was responsible for accounting and financial reporting for the company’s largest North American operation. Prior to joining ONA, Silvio spent over twenty five years in financial roles including controllership positions at the private equity firm – Dyson, Kissner, Moran, the French multinational aluminum manufacturer – Pechiney Corporation and Coca-Cola Company’s largest independent bottler – The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of New York.

Mr. Berni started his career at KPMG where he left as an audit manager. Silvio is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in both New York and Connecticut and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). He received a BS degree in accounting from Manhattan college and an MBA in Finance and Taxation from Iona College.

CONTACT: GGCP, Inc.
Frederic V. Salerno, 914-962-1979
Chairman
or
Michael G. Chieco, 203-629-0258
Chief Financial Officer

URL: http://www.businesswire.com

LOAD-DATE: March 19, 2008

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Dear John,

I believe that Silvio is a member of the Class of 1974.

Mike

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. ]

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Berni, Silvio A. (MC1974)

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* Posted on: Wed, Mar 19 2008 6:00 PM
* Updated: Fri, Mar 21 2008 10:37 AM

MFound: Constructed with Lindt premium chocolate by Manhattan College graduate civil engineering students

PR Newswire

March 19, 2008 Wednesday 2:13 PM GMT

Lindt & Sprungli Celebrates Easter with Larger than Life Lindt Gold Bunny Sculpture; Constructed with Lindt premium chocolate by Manhattan College graduate civil engineering students, the 12-foot Lindt Gold Bunny is on display in the Grand Courtyard of The New York Palace Hotel through Easter.

DATELINE: STRATHAM, N.H. March 19

STRATHAM, N.H., March 19 /PRNewswire/ – Lindt & Sprungli, the world’s leading producers of premium chocolate, today unveiled a grand-scale, 12-foot Lindt Gold Bunny chocolate sculpture in the Grand Courtyard of The New York Palace Hotel. The sculpture – made with nearly 1,000 premium chocolate Lindt Gold Bunnies – was designed and built by two graduate civil engineering students from Manhattan College.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080319/NEW066 )

“Beloved by chocolate aficionados around the globe and crafted by the Lindt Master Swiss Chocolatiers, the Lindt Gold Bunny is an iconic figure of Easter,” said Thomas Linemayr, president and chief executive officer of Lindt USA. “We’re thrilled to see Gold Bunny come to life through the sculpture on Madison Avenue for all to enjoy this Easter.”

LINDT GOLD BUNNY SCULPTURE

Created using more than 160,000 grams of the finest quality milk chocolate, the Lindt Gold Bunny sculpture stands 12 feet high and approximately eight feet in width. Utilizing a high-pressure shelving system, the structure was designed and created by graduate students from the Civil Engineering Department at Manhattan – Richard Cassidy and Daniel Hochstein, of Cortland Manor and Mount Kisco, New York, respectively.

“As chocolate lovers and skilled engineers, my students found the experience of working with Lindt & Sprungli very valuable,” said Dr. Moujalli Hourani, chairman of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Manhattan College. “The creation of the Lindt Gold Bunny sculpture provided them with the opportunity to apply their engineering skills to create a project that will be viewed and enjoyed by thousands of people this Easter.”

The New York Palace Hotel is located at 455 Madison Avenue between East 50th Street and East 51st Street. The sculpture can be viewed in the hotel’s Grand Courtyard located directly outside of the critically acclaimed GILT Restaurant. For more information on The New York Palace Hotel and GILT Restaurant & Bar, please visit http://www.newyorkpalace.com/ or http://www.giltnewyork.com/ .

LINDT GOLD BUNNY EGGSTRAVAGANZA

To celebrate the creation of the Lindt Gold Bunny Sculpture and Easter, Lindt and The New York Palace Hotel are hosting a Lindt Gold Bunny Eggstravaganza on Saturday, March 22nd from 2:00-4:00 pm. The event includes an Easter Egg Hunt which will commence at 2:30 pm.

Rain or shine, children and families are invited to come to the courtyard of The New York Palace to participate in a search for premium chocolate bunnies and eggs. The first 250 children under 12 to arrive will receive their very own Easter baskets and will be invited to join in the hunt for thousands of delicious treasures!

Additionally, consumers will have the opportunity to have their photos taken with the Lindt Gold Bunny and guess the number of bunnies used to fill the Lindt Gold Bunny Smart Car for a matched donation to a children’s charity.

LINDT GOLD BUNNY

First crafted in 1952 by the Lindt Master Swiss Chocolatiers, Gold Bunny is an iconic Lindt character whose reign as the ultimate chocolate product spans more than five decades. During the Easter 2007 season, there were 18 Lindt Gold Bunnies sold every second.* Gold Bunny is sold at Lindt Chocolate Shops and select wholesale locations in more than 50 countries around the world and is available in milk, dark, and white chocolate in a variety of sizes, from .4 oz to 2.2 lbs.

To find out more information, visit http://www.lindtgoldbunny.com/ .

*This statistic is according to Lindt data and was based on a six-week selling period.

About Lindt

Founded in 1845, Lindt & Sprungli is a global leader in the premium chocolate category, offering high-quality products in more than 80 countries. Lindt & Sprungli operates eight production facilities in Europe and the United States and employs more than 7,000 worldwide. Lindt USA operates more than 100 retail stores throughout the country and maintains wide distribution through extensive retail and wholesale channels. For more information on Lindt, visit http://www.lindtusa.com/

About The New York Palace Hotel

The very finest in old-world elegance and new-world opulence can be found just beyond the courtyard gates of The New York Palace Hotel on the corner of 50th & Madison. With 805 rooms and 88 suites, The Palace is known for unparalleled splendor, spectacular views, and exquisite service. The Hotel’s world-renowned courtyard incorporates motifs from several 15th-century Italian cathedrals and has served as the entranceway to the historic Villard Mansion since 1882. Today, The New York Palace Hotel gracefully blends the landmark Villard Mansion with a contemporary 55-story tower for the guestrooms that was completed in 1980. December of 2005, The Palace welcomed the critically acclaimed GILT Restaurant to the south wing of The Villard Mansion.

About Manhattan College

Founded in 1853, Manhattan College is an independent, Catholic, coeducational institution of higher learning, offering more than 40 major programs of undergraduate study in the areas of arts, business, education, engineering and science, along with graduate programs in education and engineering. For more information about Manhattan College, visit http://www.manhattan.edu/ .

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* Posted on: Wed, Mar 19 2008 6:00 PM

JObit: O’Brien, Edward W. (MC1937)

The Washington Post
March 14, 2008 Friday
Regional Edition
Obituaries
SECTION: METRO; Pg. B07

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Edward W. O’Brien Newspaperman

Edward W. O’Brien, 91, the longtime Washington bureau chief for the now-defunct St. Louis Globe-Democrat, died of congestive heart failure March 3 at his Bethesda home.

Mr. O’Brien covered national and international issues for the afternoon newspaper from 1954 until he retired in 1984. Backing up his original reporting with stacks of tear sheets, news releases and government reports, Mr. O’Brien led the fierce competition against the rival and much larger St. Louis Post-Dispatch. With his quiet way of conducting interviews and excellent listening skills, he had “a talent for scoops,” said Marian J. O’Brien, his wife of 58 years.

He broke the news that Warren E. Burger was nominated as chief justice of the United States by President Richard M. Nixon in 1969. He closely tracked the career of Sen. W. Stuart Symington, a Missouri Democrat who was reportedly a leading candidate to be John F. Kennedy’s vice president. Kennedy insider Kenneth O’Donnell told Mr. O’Brien that House Speaker Sam Rayburn, a Texan, had insisted on Lyndon B. Johnson.

Mr. O’Brien was born in Palisades, N.Y., and began working in the news business as a teenager, covering local sports for the Journal News of Nyack, N.Y., at the princely sum of 5 cents an inch, which he quickly doubled. After the Depression started, his pay returned to a nickel an inch.

Mr. O’Brien graduated from Manhattan College and received a master’s degree in business from New York University. He worked for Newsweek in New York, Detroit and Chicago. In 1949, he was invited to join the staff of the Republican congressional campaign committee as a writer; his signature moment came when he began interviewing two congressmen who had just returned from a foreign fact-finding trip.

“Just write something,” one of the representatives told him, and the legislators left.

Five years later, Mr. O’Brien returned to newspapering as bureau chief of the Globe-Democrat. Before retiring, he was elected president of the Gridiron Club in 1981, the exclusive group of Washington journalistic insiders who stage an annual performance and dinner for politicians and celebrities. Mr. O’Brien, his family said, was an enthusiastic if off-key singer.

He enjoyed attending concerts and operas, traveling and gardening. He was a former Eucharistic minister at St. Luke Catholic Church in McLean.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two children, Julia O’Brien of Bethesda and Theodore O’Brien of Leonia, N.J., and two grandchildren.

– Patricia Sullivan

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LOAD-DATE: March 14, 2008

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Dear John,

I believe that Ed is a member of the Class of 1937.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. ]

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* Posted on: Wed, Mar 19 2008 6:04 PM
* Updated: Fri, Mar 21 2008 10:37 AM

JFound: Savage, Christian (MC2007) joined the WRCM Manhattan College Radio Facebook Group

REPORTING FROM THE FACEBOOK DESK
IN THE JASPER JOTTINGS NEWSROOM

Christian Savage (MC2007) joined the group WRCM Manhattan College Radio (Official Facebook Group).

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* Posted on: Wed, Mar 19 2008 8:07 PM

JNEWS: Webb, Joe [1978] WhatTheyThink.com’s Economic & Research Center

http://members.whattheythink.com/home/wttnews080319.cfm

WTT NEWS

MindFireInc to Sponsor WhatTheyThink.com’s Economic & Research Center

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March 19, 2008 – Lexington, KY – WhatTheyThink.com, the leading online media organization serving the printing and publishing industry announced the sponsorship of WhatTheyThink’s Economics & Research Center by MindFireInc a leading provider of cross-media marketing automation technology including Personalized URLs and landing pages. The exclusive MindFireInc sponsorship includes support for WhatTheyThink.com’s surveys, economic reports and special events associated with the Economics & Research Center.

The Economics & Research Center is directed by 30-year industry executive and consultant Dr. Joe Webb. In addition to his three-decades of experience in forecasting, research, and planning, he is a graduate of the NYU Center for Graphic Communications Management and Technology, and serves on the Center’s Board of Advisors. He also holds an MBA in Management Information Systems from Iona College, and was a magna cum laude graduate in Managerial Sciences and Marketing from Manhattan College, where he also was a member of the economics honor society.

“Thousands of printing executives already depend on WhatTheyThink.com’s research and analysis of economic conditions. MindFireInc’s support of our Economics and Research Center will allow us to provide even more research to printing and publishing companies,” said Randy Davidson, President of WhatTheyThink.com. “We are proud to have MindFireInc as the Center’s sponsor.”

“In today’s environment, printing companies need timely information about the economy and how trends relate specifically to their business,” said Moe Farsheed, CEO of MindFireInc. “We are delighted to be part of such a well respected educational component of our industry and to enable data driven business decision making.”

Readers can access the Economic & Research center at WhatTheyThink.com 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for reports, surveys, trends and economic information that helps them plan and make vital business decisions. The first economic webinar of the year-Q1-2008 Economic Outlook-is scheduled for March 26, 2008. Join Dr. Joe for his quarterly economic review, insight and opinion. Sign up for these free webinars at the WhatTheyThink website.

According to Carolyn Valiquette, EVP of MindFireInc, “MindFireInc has always been committed to supporting educational efforts targeting printers. We are especially excited about Dr. Joe’s quarterly webinars. Each one-hour event will provide executives with analysis of the current economic climate and newly updated economic models for planning purposes-both vital tools for any successful business.”

MindFireInc’s Caroline Valiquette talks about education initiatives and sponsoring WhatTheyThink’s Economics and Research Center:

About MindFireInc

Since 1999, MindFireInc has been the leader in helping marketers link the impact-power of direct mail with the interactive capabilities of the Internet. MindFireInc’s flagship product, LookWho’sClickingTM, is a web-based application suite that automates the creation, management, and tracking of Marketing Campaign’s utilizing Personalized URLs and VIP Landing Pages. The company delivers LookWho’sClickingTM through its expanding network of Solution Partners, which are typically print service providers, agencies and consultants. With offices in California and Asia-Pacific, MindFireInc is a privately held company led by a seasoned management team with proven industry success. For more information, please visit http://www.MindFireIncinc.com.

About WhatTheyThink.com

WhatTheyThink.com is the printing and publishing industry’s leading online media organization; offering a wide range of publications delivering unbiased, real-time market intelligence, industry news, economic and trend analysis, peer-to-peer communication, and special reports on emerging technology and critical events. Serving a membership base of more than 50,000, WhatTheyThink.com also hosts webinars and live events as well as providing content through a syndication program, which delivers content directly to related websites and through RSS.

http://members.whattheythink.com/home/wttnews080319.cfm

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MNEWS: Jaspers dance team cited

http://www.lohud.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008803200309

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Dance team showcase raises scholarship funds

A recent showcase for area high school dance teams at Byram Hills High School raised $7,500 for scholarships for students headed to dance schools. The event, “Dancing for Dollar$… Dancing for Dream$,” was a fundraiser organized by junior Gabrielle Dioguardi, an officer in Interact, Byram Hills High School’s community service club.

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About 400 people came to watch long and short jazz and hip hop routines performed by teams from Byram Hills, Fox Lane, White Plains and John Jay, with a special appearance by the Jaspers dance team from Manhattan College.

Funds will be donated to Youth America Grand Prix, the only student ballet competition in America that awards scholarships to the leading dance schools in the U.S. and abroad.

The dance team has just been named a varsity sport at Byram Hills and will participate in fall and winter events.

Submitted by Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES.

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JNEWS: Scarangello, Tom (MC1979) chairman, Thornton Tomasetti

http://www.bdcnetwork.com/article/CA6542326.html?nid=2886

New leaders named at Thornton Tomasetti
March 18, 2008
Building Design and Construction

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The board of directors of Thornton Tomasetti, the international building engineering and technology firm, has named Managing Principal Thomas Z. Scarangello as chairman, Daniel A. Cuoco, who has been president since 2002, as president and chief executive officer and Robert P. DeScenza, who is executive vice president, as chief operating officer.

“These changes represent a milestone in our planned ownership and management transition,” said Richard L. Tomasetti, past chairman and chief executive officer. “Our top management team collectively represents more than 90 years of experience with Thornton Tomasetti, and is well positioned to perpetuate excellence in service to our clients.”

Tomasetti will remain active with the firm as founding principal and chairman of the newly formed charitable arm, the Thornton Tomasetti Foundation (http://thorntontomasetti.com/foundation.html).

The changes are effective today.

Tom Scarangello, who has been with firm since 1979 and is a licensed engineer in 26 states, has been principal in charge of engineering many award-winning and signature projects internationally. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from Manhattan College, and an advanced engineering degree from Columbia University.

“We will build on our tradition of innovation, staying ahead of convention and broadening our expertise to anticipate and fully serve our clients’ needs,” Scarangello said. “In so doing, we will expand opportunities for our talented people and nurture their technical and entrepreneurial development to prepare them for leadership.”

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Dear John,

          I believe that Tom is a member of the Class of 1979.

                          Mike

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. ]

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* Posted on: Thu, Mar 20 2008 6:00 PM

JNEWS: Surlis, Aidan (MC????) donated a percentage of commissions …

http://www.hometownannapolis.com/cgi-bin/read/2008/03_18-11/CCR

Around Crofton:
Team Surlis, a Crofton family real estate group, helps finance a school in Haiti
By PAULA POPP
Published March 18, 2008

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Aidan Surlis of Crofton was born and raised in County Sligo in Ireland. It’s a poor area where his family owned a general store. He was one of 11 children: seven boys.

Education was a priority in his family. His mom felt the only way out of poverty was with a good education. She moved her kids from school to school just to find them scholarship opportunities.

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After high school, Aidan went to seminary and became a Roman Catholic priest. He was ordained in 1959 and was sent to work at the missions in Africa for 10 years. He is fluent in English, Swahili, Latin, Gaelic and Kalenjin (an African tribal language).

In Africa, he helped build a church and schools out of mud and thatch, and taught elementary and high school children. He supervised the delivery and distribution of food at a famine camp.

While in Africa, Aidan made the decision to leave the priesthood. He very much wanted to marry and have a family of his own.

In 1968 he moved to the United States to get a master’s degree in theology from Manhattan College in New York. He tried teaching at an all-boys’ Catholic high school and tthen a co-ed school, but found it difficult because of discipline problems.

During this time he met Catherine Henze, born and raised in the Bronx. The couple married in 1971 and moved to Long Island.

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Team Surlis, as they are called, consists of Aidan, his three grown children and two of their spouses.

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Internationally, the team has joined the dedicated people of The Haiti Outreach Program through their church, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish. The team donated a percentage of their commissions to help build three classrooms in a freestanding building. Each year they plan to continue giving to help pay for teachers’ salaries.

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* Posted on: Thu, Mar 20 2008 6:00 PM

JFound: Kenny, Sr. Bernadette (MC????) an attorney in private practice in New York

http://www.misericordia.edu/news/news_full.cfm?news_id=3195

Religious leaders to discuss roles at Institute of Law & Religious Life
03-19-08
Misericordia University will host more than 120 leaders of national and international Roman Catholic religious congregations of women during the 15th annual Institute of Law and Religious Life on June 5-11.

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This year’s institute is the third in a three-year cycle and will address “Current Issues Facing Religious Institutes.” Among the topics addressed will be immigration, communications with Rome, and the reconfiguration of congregations within the Catholic Church. All faculty members for the five-day program are nationally recognized experts in the fields of canon and civil law. They include: Sharon Holland, IHM, J.C.D., Office Head for Ordinary Governance, Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL) in Rome. She holds degrees from Marygrove College and the University of Detroit and is a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, Mi.

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Sister Bernadette Kenny, RSHM, J.D., an attorney in private practice in New York, exclusively representing Roman Catholic religious congregations and their sponsored ministries in all aspects of civil law. A member of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, she holds a bachelor’s degree from Marymount College, a master’s degree from Manhattan College, and her juris doctorate from Fordham University School of Law.

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* Posted on: Fri, Mar 21 2008 6:00 PM

JNEWS: O’Malley, Tom (MC1963) – golf course or trading desk?

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March 12, 2008
NEWSMAKER-Refining guru O’Malley eyeing U.S. plants
By Janet McGurty

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NEW YORK, March 12 (Reuters) – International refining icon Tom O’Malley wants to buy some U.S. refineries – the kind of move he has turned into big money in the past.

Currently the chairman of Zug, Switzerland-based refiner Petroplus (PPHN.VX: Quote, Profile, Research), O’Malley had a colorful past as cab driver and commodities trader before earning himself a reputation on Wall Street for his Midas touch in the refining business.

Now, with a growing number of U.S. refineries up for sale in the midst of a downturn in the sector, he seems to be preparing to turn more plants into gold.

Petroplus reached a $2 billion deal last month with private equity firms Blackstone Group (BX.N: Quote, Profile, Research) and First Reserve to buy some U.S. plants, raising speculation in the energy industry that it could be a bidder for refineries currently owned by top U.S. refiner Valero (VLO.N: Quote, Profile, Research).

O’Malley, speaking to reporters at the Hart World Refining & Fuels conference in San Diego on Wednesday, said he hopes he and his partners can acquire U.S. refineries within the next year-and-a-half at prices below recent deals.

He declined to say whether the group was interested in buying Valero refineries currently up for sale.

San Antonio-based Valero said Tuesday it was considering selling five of its plants in North America, accounting for nearly 30 percent of its portfolio, and could offload three of them by the end of this year.

REFINING GURU

During his leadership at Tosco, which ran from the late 1980s into 2001, O’Malley was able to buy refining assets at what turned out to be bargain prices, upgrade them, and sell them off at a big profit during industry upturns.

In one of his most dramatic moves, O’Malley incurred the wrath of local unions when he purchased the Trainer, Pennsylvania, refinery in 1997 from Unocal Corp, and dismissed all employees from the money-losing plant.

Two years later, an accident at the company’s refinery in Avon, California, killed four workers – an experience O’Malley called the most difficult of his life. As a result, Tosco paid out $2 million in fines and donations.

In 2001, Tosco Corp was sold to Phillips Corp for $7.36 billion.

O’Malley then took the helm of St. Louis-based refiner Clark USA, where private equity group Blackstone Group had bought a 65 percent stake in 1997.

Moving operations of the debt-laden company to Stamford, Connecticut, he then proceeded to change the name to Premcor Inc and take it public through an IPO which raised $423 million.

At Premcor, he began amassing refineries, buying undervalued or poorly fitting assets such as the Delaware City, Delaware, plant from Motiva.

In 2005, as the refining business started pulling in record profits, O’Malley sold Premcor’s four refineries to larger rival Valero in a $6.9 billion stock and cash deal.

The wheeling and dealing O’Malley came from working class roots. Born in 1942 and raised in New York City, he worked as a cab driver to pay his way through Manhattan College in the 1960s.

He characterizes himself as a “happily married” man and is considered by many who have worked with him as a man with a strong work ethic.

“He will die at his desk,” said one Gulf Coast trader who worked with O’Malley for many years.

“No, I plan to die on the golf course,” O’Malley told Reuters in a recent interview. (Editing by Christian Wiessner)

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JEMAIL: Parriott, Don (MC1983) to attend “Voluptuous Spring – Art Exhibit” by Liliana Velasco.

Don Parriott shared a message

Sent on behalf of Rose-Emily Caol. I hope to see you there for lunch on April 4th.

Dear Friends,

I am proudly extending this invitation to you, your family, and friends to attend, “Voluptuous Spring – Art Exhibit,” by Liliana Velasco. Liliana Velasco is from Colombia, and her voluptuous paintings are oil on canvas with a wonderful sense of color and presence.

Morris County Library – Gallery
30 East Hanover Avenue, Whippany, NJ 07981
Opening Receptions with the Artist
April 3, 2008 – 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
April 4, 2008 – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
April 5, 2008 – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Exhibit runs from:
April 3 to April 30, 2008
Gallery Hours:
Mon – Thur 9 am – 9 pm
Fri 9 am – 5 pm
Sat 9 am – 5 pm
Sun 12 noon – 3:30 pm
10% from proceeds will be donated to “Fe y Alegria” in Aguablanca, Cali, Colombia

Sincerely,

Rose-Emily Calo

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* Posted on: Fri, Mar 21 2008 6:00 PM

JASPER HEADQUARTERS: Manhattan College To Host National Speaking Tour Featuring Darfur Refugees

http://www.manhattan.edu/news/news_releases/032008_1.shtml

March 20, 2008

Contact: Scott Silversten
Phone: (718) 862-7232
E-mail: Public Relations

Manhattan College To Host National Speaking Tour Featuring Darfur Refugees

RIVERDALE, N.Y. – Refugees from Sudan’s western region of Darfur will tell their stories as Manhattan College hosts Voices from Darfur, a national speaking tour sponsored by the Save Darfur Coalition. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers. It is free and open to the public.

Voices from Darfur will feature a short documentary film followed by personal accounts of genocide from survivors. The event will be presented by the Manhattan College chapter of the Student Anti-Genocide Coalition (STAND), JustPeace, International Studies, Peace Studies and the Campus Ministry and Social Action.

Since its launch in summer 2007, Voices from Darfur has visited 44 cities across the United States, reaching more than 10,000 people. The tour features speakers such as Abu Asal Abu Asal, a published Arabic language novelist from Western Darfur, who now lives in Massachusetts. He was arrested and beaten by the Sudanese government for protesting the mistreatment of Darfuris and was eventually forced to flee Sudan

Videos of survivors and other resources can be found at http://www.voicesfromdarfur.org.

Since February 2003, as many as 400,000 people are estimated to have died in Darfur, and 2.5 million have been displaced as a result of what President Bush and Congress have called genocide. Suffering in Darfur continues to intensify as a result of the genocide, which is sponsored by the Sudanese government and perpetrated by the Janjaweed militias.

In June 2007, a United Nations spokesperson stated that nearly 140,000 civilians have been displaced since the beginning of the year. Four million people are now affected by the crisis, which has spread from Sudan into neighboring Chad and the Central African Republic.

The Save Darfur Coalition raises public awareness about the ongoing genocide in Darfur and mobilizes a unified response to the atrocities that threaten the lives of people throughout the Darfur region. It is an alliance of more than 180 faith-based, advocacy and human rights organizations. The coalition’s member organizations represent 130 million people of all ages, races, religions and political affiliations united together to help the people of Darfur. For more information on the coalition, visit http://www.SaveDarfur.org.

For more information about this event, please contact Lois Harr, director of campus ministry and social action at Manhattan College, at (718) 862-7142.

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Comment on JEMAIL: Heffernan, Anne (MC1996) wants into LinkedIn Jaspers by Daniel Maune

Hey Anne,

Longtime no here. Got your letter but I lost it before I could write back. Write me an e-mail and I will give you my phone number.

Dan

P.S. – Yes James Maune was my father.

* Posted on: Wed, Mar 19 2008 5:27 PM

Comment on JEMAIL: Heffernan, Anne (MC1996) wants into LinkedIn Jaspers by Daniel Maune

To the moderator:

Please either give me anne’s email or send her mine.

I believe that she is looking for me.

Daniel Maune class of 96

* Posted on: Wed, Mar 19 2008 5:40 PM

Comment on JEMAIL: Heffernan, Anne (MC1996) wants into LinkedIn Jaspers by reinkefj

By reinkefj

Passed along your address to her as requested. fjohn68

* Posted on: Thu, Mar 20 2008 8:45 AM

Comment on CARTOON: Senator Obama’s evasiveness about his Muslim upbringing by Lucypher

barack obama is a shady person, he has too many skeletons in his closet. do you really think he cares about racial differences in this country? i don’t think so. why? if he really cares he should quit now to save this country from embarrassment. i believe obama is not a racist however i believe his closest friends and allies are, and they’re hard line racist. and it’s funny blacks are racist? YES it’s true they are stucked from the past, who blames every white people in this world as slave masters or racist. but yet ask yourself is theres a country that runs by blacks flourish? just look Africa what a mess.

* Posted on: Fri, Mar 21 2008 3:47 AM

“Bon courage a vous tous”

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