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JASPER JOTTINGS Week 21 – 2012 May 26

JASPER JOTTINGS Week 21 – 2012 May 26

Jasper Jottings – The achievement journal of my fellow Jaspers, the alumni of the Manhattan College

http://www.jasperjottings.com/2012/jj2012W21.html

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2013-May-19

POSITRACTION: Priest stopped going in the correct direction

http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=17840&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CatholicWorldNewsFeatureStories+%28Catholic+World+News+%28on+CatholicCulture.org%29%29

Boston priests say they understand police policy at Marathon bombing site
CWN – May 10, 2013

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Two Catholic priests who were turned away from the scene of the Boston Marathon bombing have said that they understand the reasons why police refused to allow them access to wounded bombing victims.

Father Tom Carzon, OMV, said that media reports suggesting tensions between police and priests were mistaken. He told the Boston Pilot, the archdiocesan newspaper, that he understood the desire of police officers to keep people away from what was still considered a danger zone.

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While I understand that the police have a tough job, I don’t understand by what authority they can prevent the clergy to an area?

I don’t want to be an asshat, but the clergy are not tourists. And as smart people, they know the risk and how stay out of the way. If they are willing to risk their lives going into danger freely, willingly, and intelligently, then why should they be prevented from doing the Lord’s work.

I find it inspiring when people go towards danger to help. Hope I have that type of courage when the time comes.

I’d suggest that the clergy have some serious conversations with the police about the First Amendment.

And may all our challenges be much smaller.

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2013-May-19

JEMAIL: Stebbins, Donald M. (MC1961) sends a link

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/17/pope-francis-attacks-cult-money

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[JR: Guess he want’s me to react to it. OK. We don’t have “honest money”; we have ever devaluing Gooferment IOUs. Honest commodity money would be fair to the pensioner, the saver, the poor, and the “little guy”. Crony Capitalism does things like price controls to support the “friends” of the political class. Otherwise, how do you explain things like diary price supports, sugar parity, and — my favorite — pay “farmers” for not growing stuff. Funny how those “farmers” are big political contributors or politicians and bureaucrats themselves. I’d like to see a more honest society with much lower taxes so I could be even more charitable. Unfortunately, the Gooferment steals from all of us.]

[JR: Enough a reaction?]

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2013-May-19

PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) has two updates

Good Afternoon All,

Just a couple of further updates on our prayer efforts.

A prayer of thanks are in order for my good friend and fellow Jasper, Chuck Wichtendahl. ’61 for whom we have been praying. I spoke with his wife Peggy this morning and Chuck is doing very well. His send home date is 5/23 and they are working out details for necessary continued P/T. With the seriousness of Chuck’s brain bleed, it is really amazing that he is bouncing back as quickly as he is. His wife and family attribute that to the power of prayer guiding the MDs. Peggy and their family thank you for all your prayers and good thoughts. Please keep up the volume. Stitches are out, hair is growing back, muscle movement has improved but Chuck is not totally out of the woods yet.

John Reinke, Jasper Jottings, has let us know that his friend Pete Gunston is still in ICU but doing better. Pete’s Sugar count is Normal, no word yet on his White Cell Count. As John says, they may ” demote Pete to a real room or even send him home (kick him to the curb I think  is what John said……)” Thank you for your prayers and good thoughts. Please keep Pete in your prayers.

Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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[JR: Yup, that’s what I said. The system is rigged against curing the patient. They get paid to rush you out the door.]

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2013-May-19

MANHATTAN PREP OBIT: Francis Joseph “Frank” Mead [MP???? RIP]

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/newsvirginian/obituary.aspx?n=Francis-Mead&pid=164851997#fbLoggedOut

Francis Joseph Mead
Obituary

Francis Joseph “Frank” Mead, 82, of Waynesboro, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his residence. He was born April 20, 1931 in Queens, New York, a son of the late William Francis Mead and Harriet Agnes Walsh Mead. He attended Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of New York, and then attended Manhattan Prep High School.

Frank served in the United States Army during the Korean War, specializing in communications. After his honorable discharge, he enrolled in the RCA Institute for Radio and TV communications. He had a successful career working as a computer repair technician for companies like IBM, Sorbus (New York) and Verizon (at World Bank, D.C.).

Prior to his retirement, Frank began his career as a professional artist. Then he retired to Waynesboro, Virginia, and worked as a security officer at American Safety Razor and Hershey.

He loved his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and his many friends, who will all miss him. He also loved painting with oils, cooking, gardening, and watching British mysteries. Frank had a talent for telling stories and making people laugh. He even wrote a book of memoirs of his life.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his uncles, Richard and Vincent Walsh; his aunt, Madeline Pretch; and his cousin, Bonnie Wendelken. Left to cherish his memories are his wife of 36 years, Judith Ann Mead; his children, Deborah Franzoy and husband, Alan, of New Mexico, Marilyn Slentz Mead of New York, Patriceann Mead of California, and Frank Mead and wife Sallyann of New Jersey; his 13 grandchildren, Caleb Franzoy and wife, Heather, Annie Smith and husband, Rob, Jessica Slentz, Ian Slentz, Sullivan Slentz and wife, Val, Omahr Mead, Kayla Mead, Jennifer Mead, Andrew Mead, Julianna Mead, Angela Frutchey and husband, Clint, Ariel Janko and husband, TJ, and Adam Rothman; his three great-grandchildren, Cadence Franzoy, Reagan Franzoy, and Liam Smith.

A memorial service will be conducted 12 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013, in the chapel of McDow Funeral Home, Waynesboro, Virginia, by the Reverend Kim Webster. Family and friends are welcome to gather at Sherando Lake’s, William’s Branch Picnic Shelter, immediately after the service. Bring a dish to pass! Those wishing to share their memories online with the family may do so at http://www.mcdowfuneralhomeinc.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah, P.O. Box 215, Fishersville, VA 22939.

Published in The News Virginian on May 19, 2013

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[JR: I found this interesting. War interrupts so many things. I’d like read that biography.]

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2013-May-19

JNEWS: Duffy, Daniel [MC1961] runs for Hyde Park Board of Education

http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2013/05/19/news/doc519832f76d2eb389498626.txt

News
Hyde Park school board race features 4 candidates seeking 3 seats
Published: Sunday, May 19, 2013
By ARIEL ZANGLA
Freeman staff

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HYDE PARK, N.Y. — Four candidates are vying for three seats on the Hyde Park Board of Education, including one incumbent and another who previously served on the board.

On the ballot are board member Daniel Duffy, newcomers Gary McGrath and Toby Rassin and former board member Kevin Sheehan.

Each of the three seats has a three-year term.

Duffy, 72, has been on the board for 12 years and is a retired design engineer who worked for IBM. He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1961 from Manhattan College. Duffy and his wife, Janet, have eight grown children.

Duffy said his priorities for the district include maintaining programs for students through a sustainable budget. He said he supports groups that are trying to change the source of education funding because he does not believe property taxes are an equitable way of doing so.

Duffy said he has worked as a trustee to maintain a balanced budget that keeps programs while recognizing the issues related to closing a school and reducing staff due to declining enrollment.

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Duffy, Daniel [MC1961]

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2013-May-19

JNEWS: Evans, Arthur [MC1961] has running grandchildren

http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130519/SPORTS31/305190322

Lot more to Warwick’s Reilly than meets the eye
By Ken McMillan
Times Herald-Record
Published: 2:00 AM – 05/19/13

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WARWICK — At first glance, Warwick’s Tommy Reilly hardly looks like a prototypical sprinter but looks can be deceiving.

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Tommy’s efforts add more to a growing family lore on the track. Younger sister Megan, a freshman, enjoyed a breakout season in cross country and continues to succeed in distance events and jumping events. Their grandfather, Arthur Evans, was a standout runner at Manhattan College.

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Evans, Arthur [MC????]

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Joseph A. (Jay) Macfarland, B.S. ’61 commented on JNEWS: Evans, Arthur [MC????] has running grandchildren

Artie was class of ’61 & a friend of mine.

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[JR: Thanks! You beat McEneney, Mike (MC1953). He’s getting old. LAFF!  ]

Evans, Arthur [MC1961]

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2013-May-19

MFOUND: Save the Putnam Trail 5/22 @ 7PM Leo Hall

http://www.meetup.com/New-York-Trail-Ultrarunning/

Save the Putnam Trail 4 Mile Run

Wed May 22
5:30 PM
RSVP 3 days
left
5 attending
2 comments

Van Cortlandt Park – Tortoise & Hare Statue
6087 Broadway, Bronx, NY (map)

Frank Wassner
Scott Stelk
Mary Brown
Paul Morris
Rafael Maclara

Meet up at the Tortoise & Hare statue in VC at 5:30pm, run 4 miles out and back on the Putnam Trail, then head over to Leo Hall at Manhattan College for the meeting which begins at 7:00pm. You could also choose to only attend the meeting if you can’t make the run.

This is a CRUCIAL meeting for the future of the Putnam Trail in Van Cortlandt Park!

Frank Wassner

Map is here:http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/206747037

Learn more about the Putnam Nature trail at, http://www.savetheputnamtrail.com

Sign the petition at, http://www.savetheputnamtrail.com/petition/

Hosted by: Frank Wassner

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2013-May-19

ADMINISTRIVIA: Catholic Church’s iPad app MISSIO

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/05/19/pope-francis-answers-new-calling-catholic-church-ipad-app/?test=latestnews

Pope Francis answers a new calling: Catholic Church’s iPad app
Published May 19, 2013
FoxNews.com

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MISSIO on iOS for iPhone and iPads?

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2013-May-19

JFOUND: Lynch, Jeremiah T. [MC????] Principal in Charge, Ryan, New York office

http://www.ryan.com/Jeremiah-T-Lynch.aspx

Jeremiah T. Lynch
Principal in Charge, Ryan, New York office

– Specializes in providing multi-jurisdictional tax services
to clients in a variety of industries.

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Lynch, Jeremiah T. [MC????]

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2013-May-19

JEMAIL: Nicholas, Douglas (MC1964) is on a roll

Hi John,

I’d just like to invite my fellow Jaspers to mosey on over to my website, which has a lot of information about my current novel, Something Red; the novel’s sequel, The Wicked; and four books of poetry.

Here’s the link:

http://scribe5.wix.com/something-red

More news: Simon and Schuster wants two more books from me–that would be the third book of what will be a trilogy, and a fourth book, as yet undecided.

Regards,

Douglas

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Nicholas, Douglas (MC1964)

[JR: Congrats. Jaspers don’t “mosey”; stride forthrightly with courage or stagger during or after a hard night, but never “mosey”. LAFF. Glad your doing well with these projects. So when will you pass Paterson?]

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2013-May-19

JFOUND: Halpin, Gary [MC1988],  formerly of Manhattan College RFC

http://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/leinsters-old-tricks-enough-to-outwit-inferiorstade-but-familiar-foes-ulster-arent-as-easily-fooled-29278240.html

independent ie
Sunday 19 May 2013

Leinster’s old tricks enough to outwit inferiorStade, but familiar foes Ulster aren’t as easily fooled
Blues must stay on even keel after cakewalk with Pro12 decider looming large, says Neil Francis

Neil Francis – 19 May 2013

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Atonement? Probably not. Yesterday’s Heineken Cup was where Leinster wanted to be but as they bask in the post-coital glow of yet more silverware they can reflect on the notion that they are still one of the best sides in Europe capable of beating either of yesterday’s contestants.

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My old buddy Gary Halpin, formerly of Manhattan College RFC, Wanderers, London Irish, Harlequins, Leinster, Esher and now Brecon, is a fantastic after-dinner speaker. He uses the same stories time and again because he moves around the place so often that nobody has heard his old jokes time after time. Leinster just looked at some of their old jokes, knew that Stade would not have been able to look back that far in their video analysis and cut them to pieces with a sort of surgical precision that they won’t get away with against Ulster because the men from the North know all their old moves and all their new moves.

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[JR: Anyone offer a translation into American English? I know a caught “manhattan college”!]

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Dear John,

I find Garret Halpin in the Class of 1988, residing at Oratory School, Woodcote, UK.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Halpin, Gary [MC1988]

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2013-May-19

JBLOGGER: Dowd, Raymond J. (MC1986) called certain Museums “thieves” and enabling “tax cheats”

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/2013/05/nazi-looted-art-and-cocaine-when-museum.html


Sunday, May 19, 2013
Nazi Looted Art and Cocaine: When Museum Directors Take It, It Call the Cops

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The Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, as part of their Nuremberg volume, just published my article:  Nazi Looted Art and Cocaine: When Museum Directors Take It, Call the Cops.  Check out Volume 14 here.

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As such, Nazi looted art should be treated as a contraband substance, like cocaine, and should be returned to its true owners under the common law precept that no one can take good title from a thief.

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The article arguest that it is time for prosecutors to act and that the National Stolen Property Act gives them a weapon to do so.  They have the weapons and evidence, only the political courage to confront powerful museums with the evidence is lacking.  The article argues that museums, colleges and individuals who use technical defenses to keep stolen property as the Toledo Museum of Fine Art, the Detroit Institute of the Arts, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the MoMA and the Guggenheim have done bring only disgrace upon themselves and don’t clean title to the stolen goods.

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The article further argues that this is not a victimless crime because the wealthy donors who have “donated” the stolen artworks to museums got a tax break for the “fair market value” of the artworks.

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Dowd, Raymond J. (MC1986)

[JR: SO then, since the IRS has so much time to spend on “conservatives”, they should go after the donors for tax fraud. That’s what brought down Capone?]

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2013-May-20

JLINKEDIN: Darcy, Ryan [MC2003] Guidance Counselor at Capt. Nathan Hale School

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ryan-darcy/8/728/5a8

Darcy, Ryan [MC2003]
Guidance Counselor at Capt. Nathan Hale School
Coventry, Connecticut (Hartford, Connecticut Area)
Education Management

Summary

Currently working as a long-term guidance counselor substitute at Capt. Nathan Hale Middle School with hopes of securing a full-time position for the 2013-14 school year. Past experiences in middle- and high-school setting include:

HIGH SCHOOL
-Developed rapport with in school suspension students
-Implemented strategies to help them decrease their “visits”
-Helped develop an interest in current events through magazine and newspaper exploration by instilling the importance of knowledge in the world they live in
-Emphasized their importance in class, in school, in life

MIDDLE SCHOOL
-Involved in PPT and 504 meetings
-Participant in Individualized Learning Teams (ILT)
-Teach ‘Developmental Guidance’ class and implement curriculum
-Parent Meetings
-Create and administer individualized perfomance plans for students
-Enrichment Leader: Digital Photography
-Assisted with creation of state mandated Student Success Plan

Over TWELVE years as a baseball coach, instructor and teacher at the NCAA Division I high school, and youth levels as well as THREE years as athletic facilities and operations manager. I have been involved with, and responsible for, all aspects of developing successful athletes, teams, and programs including but not limited to:

-SIX years as a Division I assistant coach at Manhattan College that produced two NCAA Regional appearances and six MLB draft picks
-Helped organize team travel plans and team meals
-Responsible for opponent scouting
-Baseball field and entire athletic facility operations management for 19 Division I sports at Manhattan College
-Coordinated setup and breakdown for commencement ceremony, open houses and career fairs
Acted as point person for all non-college groups requiring use of facilities as well as liaison for media outlets covering game day sporting events (ESPN, MSG)

Writer for my personal blog and contributor to The Gatsby Effect http://thegatsbyeffect.com/

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2013-May-20

JFOUND: Jasper “Topher” [MC20013] graduated

http://seanmarshall.blogspot.com/2013/05/cum-laude.html

Yesterday, my brother Topher graduated from Manhattan College. I did my best to capture some great moments.

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[JR: Jasper “Topher” got posted on a blog. Need more name! LAFF.]

Jasper “Topher” [MC20013]

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2013-May-21

PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) shares some good news

Good Evening All,

We have good news from Owen Mckeon regarding their Niece, LIsa, who has been in our prayers. Lisa had gone into Cardiac Arrest on two occasions and had been at the right place at the right time to be cared for. Lisa is a Pharmacist who works at Hartford Hospital. She is doing great, is back to work and the Staff know where she is, just in case. A prayer of thanks is in order as we keep Lisa and her family in our prayers for her continued strong recovery. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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2013-May-21

JOY: Koys, Peter [MC2001] gets engaged

http://www.silive.com/weddings/index.ssf/2013/05/alyssa_nesci_and_dr_peter_koys.html

Alyssa Nesci and Dr. Peter Koys are engaged
Staten Island Advance By Staten Island Advance
on May 21, 2013 at 11:16 AM, updated May 21, 2013 at 11:25 AM

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Jane and Joseph Nesci of Prince’s Bay have announced the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Nesci, to Dr. Peter Koys, son of Janet and Peter Koys Sr. of the Bronx.

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Dr. Koys is a graduate of Lehman High School, the Bronx. He was awarded a bachelor of science degree, in biology, cum laude, with a concentration in chemistry and theology, from Manhattan College, the Bronx, where he was named to the Theological honor society.

Dr. Koys, who holds a doctor of dental surgery degree from New York University College of Dentistry in Manhattan, maintains a private practice in Deer Park, L.I., and is an attending at Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze.

The couple is planning an August 2014 wedding.

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Koys, Peter [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Peter is a member of the Class of 2001.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Koys, Peter [MC2001]

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2013-May-21

JOY: Kennedy, Brian [MC1996] is engaged

http://www.silive.com/weddings/index.ssf/2013/05/karen_costello_and_brian_kenne.html

Karen Costello and Brian Kennedy are engaged
Staten Island Advance By Staten Island Advance
on May 14, 2013 at 11:29 AM, updated May 21, 2013 at 11:13 AM

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Stony Point, N.Y., residents Karen Costello and Brian Kennedy are engaged.

The prospective bride’s parents, Therese and Gerald Costello of West Brighton, have made the announcement. The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Anne and John Kennedy of Waretown, N.J.

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Mr. Kennedy is a graduate of St. Joseph Regional High School, Montvale, N.J., and earned a bachelor of science degree in education from Manhattan College, the Bronx. He is a detective with the city Police Department in the Bronx.

The couple is planning a November wedding.

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Kennedy, Brian [MC????]

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Dear John,

The only Brian Kennedy I find is listed in the Class of 1996.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Kennedy, Brian [MC1996]

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2013-May-21

JNEWS: Donohue, Kim Forrest [MC2004] — her husband returns to duty

http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Irish-American-cop-shot-during-Tsarnaev-shootout-says-hes-ready-to-go-back-to-duty-208279991.html

Irish American cop shot during Tsarnaev shootout says he’s ready to go back to duty
Richard Donahue said he’s determined to return to duty
By IrishCentral Staff Writers,
Published Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 7:36 AM
Updated Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 7:36 AM

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The Irish American cop who was seriously injured during a shootout with the Boston bombing suspects is determined to return to work.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Officer Richard Donahue still has a bullet lodged in his leg from the shoot out.

Donahue has been recovering alongside victims injured in the April 15 Boston Marathon Bombings since he was transferred to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston on Friday.

The shooting caused nerve damage that makes it painful to walk and difficult to sleep; the father of one is using crutches to get around.

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[JR: That’s good news!  ]

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2013-May-21

JOBIT: Bouchard, Richard J. [MC1950 RIP]

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bs-md-ob-richard-bouchard-20130521,0,5593641.story?track=rss

Dr. Richard J. Bouchard, cardiologist
He established cardiac catheterization laboratory at St. Agnes Hospital and had a lengthy career with the U.S. Public Health Service
By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun
5:47 p.m. EDT, May 21, 2013

Dr. Richard J. Bouchard, a retired cardiologist who played an instrumental role in the establishment of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at St. Agnes Hospital, died Saturday from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Timonium resident was 89.

The son of a railroad conductor and a homemaker, Richard Joseph Bouchard was born and raised in Ogdenburg, N.Y., where he graduated in 1946 from St. Mary’s High School.

“His main interest was heart catheterization, and he was very good at it. His patients loved him and he was an extremely honorable man,” said Dr. Ronald H. Gillilan, a semiretired cardiologist and director of the cardiac rehabilitation program at St. Agnes Hospital.

“He also loved to teach and had very good clinical judgment. He was clinical all the way and did not like administrative duties. He was just a delight to work with,” said Dr. Gillilan, a friend for nearly 40 years.

“Dick was probably the best teacher I ever had. He had the ability to take the most difficult topic and could make you understand it,” said Dr. Stephen J. Plantholt, a cardiologist who works at Maryland Cardiovascular Specialists at St. Agnes Hospital.

“During the last 30 or 40 years, Dick taught thousands of physicians cardiology and how to examine the heart and use their deductive reasoning to arrive at a treatment,” said Dr. Plantholt. “He did this without fanfare. He was devoted to his patients and teaching. Those were his two passions.”

After earning his bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College in 1950, Dr. Bouchard entered Yale University Medical School, where he earned his medical degree in 1954.

Dr. Bouchard completed an internship in internal medicine in 1955 at the University of California San Francisco General Hospital, and three years later, a residency in internal medicine at the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, also in San Francisco.

From 1963 to 1964, he completed a fellowship in internal medicine at the University of Maryland Medical School.

He returned to the West Coast, where he completed a cardiology fellowship in 1970 with the internationally known cardiologist Dr. Eugene Braunwald at the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Bouchard began his medical career in 1960 as assistant chief of medicine at the U.S. Public Health Service Hospital in New Orleans, and from 1963 to 1965 was an instructor in medicine at Tulane University.

He was deputy chief of medicine at the public health hospital in New Orleans from 1965 to 1969, and was associate chief of medicine from 1970 to 1971. That year, he was named assistant chief of the clinical investigations department at the old U.S. Public Health Services Marine Hospital in Wyman Park.

At the Wyman Park hospital, he established a heart laboratory and cardiac catheterization laboratory. When medical services ended at the hospital, he joined the staff at St. Agnes Hospital as associate chief of cardiology and established and served as director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

From 1989 until 2012, Dr. Bouchard served on the board of the St. Agnes Cardiac Diagnostic Center.

“He was known for his work at Wyman Park, and his opinions were accepted throughout the cardiac community,” said Dr. Raymond D. Bahr, a retired St. Agnes cardiologist and longtime friend.

“We would do catheterizations in the morning and then we would sit down and go over the results and discuss how we were going to treat the patient,” Dr. Bahr said. “He had common sense, was down-to-earth and easy to get along with. He was a very compassionate man. And when I had difficult cases, he was always willing to sit down and discuss them.”

Dr. Plantholt described Dr. Bouchard as “laid-back.”

“He was friendly, easy to talk to, but he wasn’t a gregarious person. His door was always open and [he was] happy to help you,” Dr. Plantholt said. “He wanted to make sure you understood the issues, so he was always available.”

Dr. James H. Gault, a retired cardiologist, got to know Dr. Bouchard in the 1960s at the National Heart Institute in Bethesda.

“Dick was an excellent cardiologist, and he’ll be remembered for being an exceptional human being and for his humanity,” said Dr. Gault. “He was not only engaged with the patient but with all who worked with him. He was a very steadying influence.”

Marie V. McGinn worked as a technician at St. Agnes for 32 years before retiring in 2011.

“Working with Dr. Bouchard was absolutely wonderful. He was caring, loving and always open to questions. He always had time for you,” Ms. McGinn said. “He treated everyone equally and made you feel important and that your job was significant. He so enriched my life.”

Dr. Bouchard was still coming to work, where he administered stress tests, until about six months ago, Dr. Gillilan said.

“Dick lived in a world of consequences and choices. He had no talent for indifference,” said Dr. Gault. “His death is a great loss for us.”

Dr. Bouchard was a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Cardiology. He was a member of the American Medical Association, the Commissioned Officers Association, the U.S. Public Health Service and the Maryland Heart Association.

Dr. Bouchard was a baseball fan and an avid runner. He ran three to five miles nearly every day at the Dulaney High School track. Until his heels gave out 20 years ago, he ran numerous 10K races.

“Once he couldn’t run anymore, he rode a stationary bike religiously until just three weeks ago,” said his son, Marc Richard Bouchard of Phoenix, in Baltimore County.

He also liked gardening, traveling and reading.

Dr. Bouchard was a communicant of Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Roman Catholic Church, 20 E. Ridgely Road, Timonium, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

In addition to his son, Dr. Bouchard is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Cleone Peters; and two grandchildren.

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Bouchard, Richard J. [MC1950 RIP]

Guestbook: None cited

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2013-May-22

JLINKEDIN: Walsh, Edward F. [MC????] Financial Services Professional

http://www.linkedin.com/in/edwalsh1

Walsh, Edward F. [MC????]
Financial Services Professional
Greater New York City Area
Financial Services

Summary

I am an experienced Business Analyst with extensive Information Technology background in business analysis, project management, and development in the Banking and Insurance industries. With proven experience in developing processes and gathering, managing, and documenting business and functional requirements, I communicate effectively with management, user groups, developers, operations, and QA teams and have demonstrated leadership in partnering with internal and external clients and vendors to achieve business goals by implementing corporate information systems.

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2013-May-22

JOBIT: Lardner, Sister Theresa [MC???? RIP]

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/lohud/obituary.aspx?n=Theresa-Lardner&pid=164912794

Sister Theresa Lardner OP
Obituary

Lardner, Sister Theresa, OP

Sister Theresa Lardner, OP, formerly Sister Mary Brian, a member of the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, NY for the past fifty eight years, died peacefully on Monday, May 20, 2013.

Sister Theresa “Tecie” was born to Thomas J. Lardner and Mary Ann Morgan on March 14, 1938. She entered the Sisters of Saint Dominic on September 11, 1955. She received a BS in Education from Dominican College in Orangeburg, NY; an MA in Catechetical Theology from Manhattan College, NY; a Certificate in Theological Studies from the Jesuit School of Theology, Berkley CA and a Certificate in Spiritual Direction from the Aquinas Institute, St. Louis, MO.

Sister Theresa taught in many elementary schools in the Archdiocese of New York. She was also Archdiocesan Regional Coordinator, Office of Christian Family Development, Staten Island Office; Religious Education Coordinator, St. Joseph, Millbrook, NY; Pastoral Minister at Holy Trinity, West Point, NY; Pastoral Minister Our Lady of Loreto Parish, Cold Spring, NY; Leadership Team, Sisters of Saint Dominic; Co-director of the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate, Manchester, MO; Director of New Membership and Formation Director, Sisters of St. Dominic; Secretary St. John’s School, Goshen, NY; Liturgist, Our Lady of Mt Carmel, Tenafly, NJ; Spiritual Care Coordinator of United Hospice of Rockland, NY, 2009-2012.

In addition to her religious congregation, Sr. Tecie is survived by her sisters, Nancy Hynes, Rita Sullivan, Sr. Patricia Lardner, OP and several nieces and nephews. Sister was predeceased by her sister Catherine Waters.

Wake, Wednesday, May 22 from 3-8pm Huston Room of Saint Dominic’s Convent; Mass of Christian Burial and Interment, Thursday, May 23 at 10:30 am Main Chapel of the Sisters of Saint Dominic 496 Western Highway, Blauvelt, NY 10913.

Hannemann Funeral Home, Inc. 88 South Broadway Nyack, NY (845) 358-0573

Published in the The Journal News on May 22, 2013

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Lardner, Sister Theresa [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/lohud/guestbook.aspx?n=theresa-lardner&pid=164912794&cid=full

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2013-May-23

JLINKEDIN: Manning, Kevin P. [MC????] Consultant at Manning & Associates

http://do.linkedin.com/pub/kevin-p-manning/32/548/41b

Manning, Kevin P. [MC????]
Consultant at Manning & Associates
Dominican Republic
Mining & Metals

Summary

Kevin P. Manning recently retired from AES Dominicana, the largest investor in the Dominican energy sector, where he assisted management in the reformation of their electrical generation and distribution activities. Previously, he was President of Itabo, an AES/El Paso joint venture in a privatized generating company and guided the operation through a major rehabilitation program to restore the plants original capacity. Mr. Manning returned to the Dominican Republic in 1998 as Executive Director of the Smith Enron Cogeneration L.P.

Prior to joining the energy sector, Mr. Manning spent 36 years in Latin America in natural resource development. He has held senior executive positions in the Braden Copper Company (Chile), Southern Peru Copper Corporation (Peru), Rosario Resources Corporation (Honduras & Dominican Republic), AMAX Corporation (Chile), Falconbridge Dominicana (Dominican Republic) and Carbones del Guasare (Venezuela).

A leader in corporate social responsibility, Mr. Manning received the 2002 Distinguished American Citizen Award from the U.S. Embassy in the Dominican Republic in recognition of his efforts on behalf of the Dominican People. Earlier, his community work on the North Coast was acknowledged with the presentation of the 2000 Puertoplateño Sobresaliente award. Mr. Manning is currently a Board member of the American Chamber of Commerce after serving two terms as President of the Chamber. Mr. Manning has also served on the Boards of the Dominican-American Cultural Institute, Acción Para La Educación Básica (EDUCA)and Dominican Junior Achievement and at present, is on the Executive Committee of the Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring Project (DREAM).

Mr. Manning began his career in the New York office of Arthur Young & Company and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Manhattan College. N.Y. Mr. Manning also served in the U.S.Army in the Special Services Division.

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2013-May-23

JOBIT: Hanlon, Joseph E. [MC1958 RIP]

http://obits.nj.com/obituaries/starledger/obituary.aspx?n=Joseph-Hanlon&pid=164938384#fbLoggedOut

Joseph E. Hanlon
Obituary

Joseph E. Hanlon, 76, of Cranford, N.J., entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 23, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Higgins and Bonner Echo Lake Funeral Home, 582 Springfield Ave., Westfield, N.J., http://www.higginsandbonner.com

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 24, 2013, at the Church of St. Anne Garwood, N.J. Interment is at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, N.J.

Joseph was born on June 26, 1936, and raised in Bronx, N.Y. He moved to Cranford, N.J., with his family in 1972. He graduated from Manhattan College with a degree in accounting and received his juris doctorate from Fordham Law School. Joe began his career at Janney, Montgomery, Scott as a tax accountant. From there, he joined the firm of Delafield, Harvey, Tabell as a head of tax and legal compliance. Delafield, Harvey, Tabell was then acquired by US Trust followed by Charles Schwab & Co., from which he left as managing director. Not one for retirement, he then formed Hanlon & Buxton LLC with his longtime business partner, Melody Buxton, continuing to work and serve his clients until his death.

He was a highly regarded and recognized professional in the field of taxation and estate planning. Joe took great pride in his work and deeply valued the responsibility that came with it. But most important to Joe was spending time with his family whom he loved so much.

He treasured his time at the Jersey Shore, traveling, reading, playing cards and exercising. He was kind, gentle, generous, but most of all a loving person who will be greatly missed and remembered often.

He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Anne (nee Maloney) Hanlon, as well as his first wife, Marion (Gilhooly) Hanlon. He is survived by his loving wife, Erika (nee Kobler); he was the adored father to daughter Cathy Anne (Ben) Scotti; son Joseph (Salynn); stepsons, Gregory (Devorah) Wolf, Spencer, Noel (Lynda), Barret Wolf; beloved grandfather of Megan and Jennifer Scotti, Brendan Maeve and Garret Hanlon, Jakob, Ari, James, Kaitlyn and Liam Wolf. He is also survived by his loving sister, Ann Marie (Gerald) Kilduff, and stepbrother John (Madeline) LaCour, in addition to aunts, uncle, countless nieces/nephews, cousins and adored friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cranford Family Care or to Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Research.

Published in Star-Ledger on May 23, 2013

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Hanlon, Joseph E. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/starledger/guestbook.aspx?n=joseph-hanlon&pid=164938384&cid=full

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Dear John,

I believe that Joseph is a member of the Class of 1958.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

JOBIT: Hanlon, Joseph E. [MC1958 RIP]

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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2013-May-23

JNEWS: Bernat, David [MC????] and Pinelli, Anthony [MC????] enable BYOB

http://mendham-chester.patch.com/articles/mendham-man-opens-wine-store-with-delivery

Business
Mendham Man Opens Wine Store with Delivery
Wine, craft beers, liquor and unique artisanal products will be available in the Morristown store.
By Kim Tran
May 22, 2013

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BYOB is the name of the game at several Morristown restaurants. In response to this, two locals are launching a new business at The Highlands at Morristown Station next to the incoming restaurant, The Godfather.

Cambridge Wines is the new business idea from co-owners Anthony Pinelli, originally from New York, and David Bernat, who is from Mendham.

After leasing the space in January, they plan to open at the end of June or early July. As for their grand opening, they plan to hold off and do a joint one with The Godfather.

They met at Manhattan College where Pinelli was studying Business Finance and Bernat was studying Business Management

“We were always in the restaurant business and we were always coming up with great ideas,” said Bernat.

“When I got out of school, I managed a restaurant in Morristown and realized it, and many other places, were BYOB,” said Pinelli. “People had to trek across town to get liquor and all those places were lottery ticket stores. We wanted to give them something more sophisticated and high end that was reasonably priced.”

They’re looking to carry wine, craft beers, liquor and focus on unique, artisanal products.”

They’re teaming up with local restaurants, which will carry Cambridge Wines’ menu.

“We just bought a vespa and we plan to cater to the BYOBs by delivering our items tableside, or you can call Cambridge ahead of time and have it there when you arrive at the restaurant,” said Pinelli, adding that they plan to do home deliveries as well.

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Bernat, David [MC????]

Pinelli, Anthony [MC????]

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Dear John,

I do not find anything in my ‘stuff’ for either David or Anthony.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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2013-May-23

MNEWS: Manhattan College Pipe Band in 2013 Manhasset Memorial Day Parade

http://www.antonnews.com/manhassetpress/news/29655-memorial-day-parade-marching-order-and-schedule-of-events-.html

Memorial Day Parade: Marching Order and Schedule of Events
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 00:00
Submitted by Manhasset Post 304 American Legion

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Matthew Falcone, commander of the Manhasset Post 304 American Legion, and James Brooks, parade chairman, have announced the parade order and schedule for the 2013 Manhasset Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Services. All Manhasset residents, their families and friends are invited to join the Legion in this remembrance of the great sacrifices of our American heroes. The theme of the parade this year, “Honoring Those Who Serve in Special Operations,” is a reminder that, while Memorial Day honors all deceased veterans, the intention is to remember service personnel engaged around the world in an effort to preserve American freedom and way of life from global terrorism.

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The Fourth Division, which assembles on Bourndale Road North starting at Chester Drive, includes the Fourth Division Commander Anthony W. Buzzitta; the Manhattan College Pipe Band; the North Shore Nursery School; Manhasset Rotary Club; the Knights of Columbus; the North Shore Right to Life Committee; North Riding Chapter NSDAR; Guild of St. Francis Hospital; Coalition For A Safer Manhasset; and the Manhasset Park District.

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2013-May-24

JNEWS: Carpenito, Christopher [MC1996] head Montgomery County CoC

http://www.gazette.net/article/20130524/NEWS/130529460/1033/new-chamber-chairman-wants-to-help-young-job-seekers&template=gazette

New chamber chairman wants to help young job seekers
Carpenito also wants to add resources for small businesses
by Kevin James Shay Staff writer

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Since moving three years ago from New York to become CFO and executive vice president of Gaithersburg-based Hess Construction and Engineering Services, Christopher Carpenito has thrown himself headfirst into the Montgomery County business community.

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Christopher Carpenito

Age: 39.

Position: Executive vice president, CFO, Hess Construction and Engineering Services, Gaithersburg.

Professional/community: Board chairman, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Former member, Montgomery chamber committees that selected recipients of small business and public safety awards. Volunteer, Gaithersburg High School student

program, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington. Former campaign treasurer, New York State Sen. Jack Martins.

Education: Bachelor’s degree, accounting and computer information systems, Manhattan College, N.Y.

Family: Wife Sharon, three children.

Residence: Ellicott City.

Activities away from work: Wine collecting, relaxing outdoors.

Best business advice given: Be objective when you review financial data and give your best advice without worrying about what other people will think. Don’t just identify problems, but come up with possible solutions or viable options to deal with the problems.

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Carpenito, Christopher [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Christopher is a member of the Class of 1996.

Best,

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Carpenito, Christopher [MC1996]

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2013-May-24

JTWITTER: @LC_Tranette [MC2010] tweets #Jasperpride

https://twitter.com/LC_Tranette/statuses/337892255165739008

LC tweeting as ‏@LC_Tranette

I graduated 3 years ago from #ManhattanCollege & I could not be more proud of where my education has got me! #Jasperpride #love #1meanshome

7:26 AM – 24 May 13

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[JR: me2  ]

“@LC_Tranette” [MC2010]

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2013-May-24

JFOUND: Regan, Michael J. [MC????] Independent Director, DynaVox

http://quotes.wsj.com/DVOX/company-people/executive-profile/37180?mod=WSJ_qtpeople_dir#less

Michael J. Regan
Independent Director, DynaVox, Inc.

Mr. Michael J. Regan is Independent Director at Lifetime Brands, Inc., Independent Director at DynaVox, Inc., and Independent Director at Scientific Games Corp. He is on the Board of Directors at Lifetime Brands, Inc., DynaVox, Inc., Scientific Games Corp., Manhattan College, and The Grand Central Partnership, Inc.

Mr. Regan was previously employed as Vice Chairman & Chief Administrative Officer by KPMG LLP. He also served on the board at Citadel Broadcasting Corp., Allied Security Holdings LLC, and Eyetech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

He received his undergraduate degree from Manhattan College.

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Regan, Michael J. [MC????]

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2013-May-25

JEMAIL: Dans, Peter E. (MC1957) self-publishes a book about La Salle Military Academy

Dear John:
I have self-published the book about La Salle Military Academy and it is now available for sale for a donation to the LSMA Foundation. A picture of the cover and a description of the book are attached as well as the Table of Contents. A lot of LSMA grads went to LSMA so I thought I would ask you to spread the word.
The book may be purchased by visiting the alumni website http://www.LSMAalumni.org or by calling Rachel Brady at (516) 678-1523

Thanks and Best Regards,
Peter
LSMA ’53 , Manhattan ’57

Dans, Peter E. (MC1957)

[JR: My pleasure. I think EVERY Jasper should be self-publishing stuff. Even if just an autobiography. It’s virtually zero cost and better than a tombstone to mark our passage. When I “do” the obits, I wonder what stories are now forever left untold. Argh!]

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2013-May-25

JEMAIL: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) passes along Memorial Day meanings

Good Evening All,

As we celebrate (a little early) Memorial Day, it is good to reflect upon its’ meaning because so many have paid the uiltimate price for us and those who have served and are serving were are prepared to do the same. We pray for them and their loved ones and give thanks to them. We pray for those who are gone and are at God’s Side as we pray for those who are with us so that their healing is full of Grace, Love and Hope. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Thank you Al. I was trying to put some thoughts together to share on this Memorial Day and your note arrived. It covers it all so well, I have sent it out to others. It touches the heart and soul of what Memorial Day is all about. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Someone sent this to me and I thought I’d share with you. Reflects the true meaning of Memorial Day – especially of those who paid the ultimate price – so each of us can enjoy the good times during the weekend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKqT0-3JV5E&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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2013-May-25

JFOUND: Bartone, Raymond [MC????] SVP – Nutritionals of Aceto Corp.

http://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/officerProfile?symbol=ACET.O&officerId=1522745

Bartone, Raymond [MC????]

Mr. Raymond Bartone is Senior Vice President – Nutritionals of Aceto Corp. Mr. Bartone joined the Company in 1991 as a sales representative and held positions within the Company. Mr. Bartone has a B.A. in Chemistry from Manhattanville College and a M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College.

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2013-May-25

ENDNOTE: IRS probe was part of the political use of the IRS against anything conservative

http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/donohue-says-irs-probe-triggered-by-catholics-united/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+catholicnewsagency%2Fdailynews+%28CNA+Daily+News%29&utm_term=daily+news

Donohue says IRS probe triggered by Catholics United
By Kevin J. Jones

Home » News » US
Donohue says IRS probe triggered by Catholics United
By Kevin J. Jones

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New York City, N.Y., May 18, 2013 / 06:02 am (CNA).- Bill Donohue of the Catholic League said he was “stunned” that the IRS investigated his organization in 2008, charging that the Democrat-leaning group Catholics United filed the complaint and used it to argue that CNN should drop him as a commentator.

“This was a fishing expedition meant to intimidate me and create a chilling effect on my freedom of speech,” Donohue said.

“I still couldn’t believe that a couple of weeks after the election, I was being asked to spend my entire Thanksgiving trying to defend the Catholic League about something which we’re not guilty of,” Donohue told CNA May 17.

“We don’t give money. We don’t do endorsements. I’m not a Republican. I’m not a Democrat,” he said. “Of course I address the issues. That’s what I’m supposed to do. That’s my freedom of speech.”

Donohue recounted the inquiry in a May 16 essay for Newsmax. He said that Catholics United’s lawyers sent a June 5, 2008 letter to Marsha Ramirez, the Internal Revenue Service’s Director of Exempt Organizations Examinations, and to Lois G. Lerner, director of the IRS’ Exempt Organizations Division. The letter asked the IRS to question the sources of the Catholic League’s new funding.

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We shouldn’t ever forget how terrible Gooferment is!

Only a short lifetime ago, it was “No Irish need apply”.

Pro-life is unpopular. Gooferment Skrules have become the “factories” of the “Secular Progressive” reeducation camps. Earth Worship. All benefits flow from Nanny Government and Father State will keep you safe!

Propaganda!

Argh!

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