JASPER JOTTINGS Week 10 – 2014 Mar 09

JASPER JOTTINGS Week 10 – 2014 Mar 09

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

http://www.jasperjottings.com/2014/jj2014W10.html

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POSITRACTION: Right to not judge a book by its cover

2014-Mar-03

http://vrod62.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-good-samaritan-short-story.html

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[JR: Spend two minutes. And commune with Rodriguez, Vincent (MC1984) and his view of the world. I hope I can “see” such opportunities. Will I change the world? Probably not. Will I change myself? For sure! I wish I could stand an applaud. And, I hope some one would do that for my Mom when she was alive.]

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JNEWS: Kuchinski, Lisa [MC2008] girls’ head coach at Manasquan

2014-Mar-02

http://www.nj.com/times-sports/index.ssf/2014/02/kukodas_share_love_of_basketba.html

Kukodas share love of basketball
By Kevin Maloney/The Times
on February 28, 2014 at 11:47 PM, updated March 01, 2014 at 12:08 AM

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The game of basketball is such a prominent part of Lisa and Matt Kukoda’s lives that not only did the couple include a basketball in some of their engagement pictures, but aspects of the game could be found as a secondary theme to the couple’s August 2012 wedding.

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The couple had lost contact as Matt went to St. John Vianney for high school and Monmouth for college, while Lisa attended Red Bank Catholic and Manhattan College, respectively.

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Just prior to the couple’s wedding, Lisa was named the girls’ head coach at Manasquan, a Shore Conference powerhouse that was coming off of a Tournament of Champions title.

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“I don’t think that I would have been able to endure a 6-18 season without her guidance, her support and keeping me even-keeled,” Matt said.

“She reminded me, that although everyone wants to win now, we’re building for three, four years down the road. It’s a young group that we have now. Conversely, they’re trying to win now. She can help me see the bigger picture, and I can help her stay in the moment as she prepares to compete in the Shore Conference Tournament final, and then hopefully make a run in states.”

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Contact Kevin Maloney at Kevmaloney33@yahoo.com. You can follow him on Twitter at Kevmaloney33.

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Kuchinski, Lisa [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Lisa is a member of the Class of 2008.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Kuchinski, Lisa [MC2008]

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MNEWS: Gregory, Stephen M. [MC???? RIP]

2014-Mar-02

[JR: Almost a Jasper. Would have made a great one.]

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/timesunion-albany/obituary.aspx?n=Stephen-Gregory&pid=169915778

Stephen M. Gregory
Obituary

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Stephen M. Gregory, 97, of East Greenbush and formerly of New York City and Bradenton, Fla., entered eternal life peacefully at Evergreen Commons on February 28, 2014.

He was born in Blissville, son of Michael and Pauline (Mandryk) Gregory. He attended Bryant High School where he excelled in track and was offered a scholarship to Manhattan College. He also played the violin with the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra. In his early years of high school, he became a ham radio operator, something he enjoyed throughout his entire life. His call letters are W2IFM and he was known as “The Iron Fireman.” He took pride in the fact that he worked all countries and established many friendships. Instead of accepting a track scholarship to Manhattan College, he took the exam to be a firefighter for the city of New York, and on May 4, 1938 was appointed and served with honor.

He became a lieutenant in 1963, and retired in 1973 after 35 years of service. He married the love of his life and best friend on June 16, 1940. Together they lived a storybook life! Upon his retirement from the fire department, Steve worked for the New York Yankees as manager of equipment for the umpires. During those years he and Helen spent many happy times with the Yankees organization. When anyone visited the Stadium, Steve “took care of them.” He entertained presidents, actors, actresses, government and religious leaders and just plain “simple folk” showing them around the inner workings of the Stadium. Steve was always interested in serving others.

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Steve is survived by his beloved wife of almost 74 years, Helen

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Published in Albany Times Union on Mar. 2, 2014

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MFOUND: Old Alma Mater image

2014-Mar-02

https://archive.org/details/mma_hudson_river_railroad_station_with_a_view_of_manhattan_college_12912

Hudson River Railroad Station, with a View of Manhattan College (ca. 1860–70)

This item is part of the collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art – Gallery Images

Identifier: mma_hudson_river_railroad_station_with_a_view_of_manhattan_college_12912
Accession_number: 54.90.159
Date: ca. 1860–70
Dimensions: 22 1/2 x 35 1/2 in. (57.2 x 90.2 cm)
Mediatype: image
Medium: Watercolor and black ink on off-white wove paper
Scanner: Internet Archive Python library 0.5.1
What: Ink, Drawings, Paper, Watercolors, Wove paper, ca. 1860–70, Watercolor and black ink on off-white wove paper, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publicdate: 2014-02-24 23:19:38
Addeddate: 2014-02-24 23:19:38
Rights: Metropolitan Museum of Art Terms and Conditions
Keywords: ca. 1860–70; Wove paper; Ink; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Drawings; Watercolors; Paper; Watercolor and black ink on off-white wove paper

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MFOUND: Robinson, Jenn Edwards [MCstaff] gets kudos

2014-Mar-03

http://catholicvolunteernetwork.blogspot.com/

Friday, February 28, 2014
Everyday Grace

One of our recruiters reflected on his trip to New York City.
By Mike Garcia

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Next I have to say thanks to a colleague and good friend of mine, Jenn Edwards Robinson, Coordinator for Campus Ministry and Social Action at Manhattan College. She is sort of a rock star at Manhattan and has done an amazing job of promoting service and volunteerism among students. Because of her, my visits to Manhattan have always left me with such a fire for service and ministry. I also cannot leave out the amazing students of Manhattan who never cease to amaze me with their eager and willing hearts. Thank you.

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Robinson, Jenn Edwards [MCstaff]

http://catalog.manhattan.edu/undergraduate/administrativeofficersandstaff/

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) has some more requests

2014-Mar-03

Good Evening All,

A couple of follow up requests for your prayers. Please keep Jim Smith in your prayers as he continues to recover. It is a long process that he is determined to shorten and we pray that he does. keep Jim, Kathleen and their Family in your prayers.

Your prayers are also needed for the Father of the newest member of our Retreat Committee, Fellow Jasper Damien Germino. Damien’s Dad, Fellow Jasper, Robert Germino ’72 MA, is recovering from Diverticulitis that Hospitalized him and caused a considerable amount of discomfort. Please keep Bob in your prayers as we pray for a continued and complete recovery. Thank you.God Bless.

Phil Colon

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Good Evening,

I ask for your prayers for the repose of the soul of my Cousin and Friend, Eric. I have just found out that Eric died this past Thursday having successfully defeated Cancer on three occasions he succumbed to a fourth bout, this time to his intestines and kidneys. He was reclusive for a number of years and true to his wishes his Wife Beverly told us that he did not want to be made a fuss over. He was cremated and quietly buried, as a Veteran of the United States Navy, at the National Cemetery in Calverton, L.I. Please keep Eric and his Wife Beverly in your prayers as Beverly copes with the loss of her Husband. ” Calm Seas And Following Winds ” Eric. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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JTWITTER: Kyleigh (MC2017) appears in the Twitter-verse

2014-Mar-03

https://twitter.com/ky_leighhann

Kyleigh
@ky_leighhann

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Manhattan College Class of 2017

instagram.com/kpanetta · thisismybeautifulyouth.tumblr.com

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JOBIT: Kubicek, Thomas T. [MC1982 RIP]

2014-Mar-03

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/lohud/obituary.aspx?n=Thomas-Kubicek&pid=169964372

Thomas T. Kubicek (1956 – 2014)
Obituary

Thomas T. Kubicek, of Hartsdale, on March 3, 2104. Beloved husband of Paula, loving father of Nicole Doyle and Thomas J. Kubicek and grandfather of Emma Doyle.

After graduating from Saunders High School, Yonkers, he attended Manhattan College, graduating with an engineering degree.

Calling hours at the Fred H. McGrath & Son, Funeral Home, between the hours of 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, with a funeral service being held at 7:30 pm.

Published in the The Journal News on Mar. 4, 2014

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Kubicek, Thomas T. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/lohud/thomas-kubicek-condolences/169964372?cid=full#sthash.1bnuyxBZ.dpbs

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Dear John,

I believe that Thomas is a member of the Class of 1982.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Kubicek, Thomas T. [MC1982 RIP]

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[JR:  How’s that for fast service.]

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JUPDATE: Larson, Kenneth [MC1967 RIP] id-ed by McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

2014-Mar-04

Dear John,

I believe that Kenneth is a member of the Class of 1967.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

** JOBIT: Larson, Kenneth [MC???? RIP]
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2014-Feb-27

Kenneth Larson
Obituary

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Larson, Kenneth [MC1967 RIP]

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JLINKEDIN: Pope, Richard [MC1977] VP Malcolm Pirnie, The Water Division of Arcadis

2014-Mar-04

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/richard-pope/51/668/297

Pope, Richard [MC1977]
Vice President at Malcolm Pirnie, The Water Division of Arcadis, US
White Plains, New York (Greater New York City Area)
Environmental Services

Summary

I provide odor control services including assessment, technology evaluation, conceptual design, air permitting, training and troubleshooting of odor control systems, community outreach, and litigation (deposition review, expert report and testimony, compliance officer, special master) services for wastewater collection systems, treatment plants, landfills, transfer stations, compost facilities, industrial operations, sediment dredging, and more. I have also: participated in over 250 odor related projects in the USA (30 states) and internationally; delivered more than 100 presentations for local, state, national and foreign conferences; been a contributing author for several Manuals of Practice for the Water Environment Federation, WEF, (MOP’s #22, #25, #8) regarding odor; and am the immediate past Chair of WEF’s Air Quality and Odor Control Committee. For the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists, I am the Chair of the K-12 Committee where I have been encouraging young students to understand and get involved in environmental engineering and science.

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JOBIT: Fanelli, Anthony [MC???? RIP]

2014-Mar-04

http://www.silive.com/obituaries/index.ssf/2014/03/anthony_fanelli_80.html

Anthony Fanelli, 80
Staten Island Advance By Staten Island Advance
on March 04, 2014 at 1:15 PM

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Veterans’ activist Anthony Fanelli, 80, of Rosebank, who sustained traumatic brain injury and partial paralysis when he was struck by a car as he crossed Hylan Boulevard at Bay Street last Veterans Day, died of his injuries Saturday in Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze.

The driver of the 2012 Acura that hit him on the night of Nov. 11 was an 83-year-old woman, said police, who have not released her name.

About an hour before the accident, police said Mr. Fanelli had been involved in a fender-bender at the same intersection. He made a left turn onto Hylan in his 2012 BMW and collided with a 1998 Honda sedan, but no one was injured, police said.

After that happened, Mr. Fanelli wanted to go to the nearby Dunkin’ Donuts for coffee, and headed back to his car, said his friend, veteran John Sobchik of Willowbrook, who got there first and bought the two cups of coffee.

“I waited and I waited,” said Mr. Sobchik, who called his friend’s cell phone and got no response. “Then I saw flashing lights at Hylan and Bay Street, and I figured something had to have happened to him.”

Mr. Fanelli was in a coma for several months after the accident, first at University Hospital and then in the ventilator unit at Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Specialty Healthcare in Stapleton, said his son, Carlo Pecorari. He was released last Friday, “and was home for only one day” before he was brought back to University Hospital, where he died.

Mr. Fanelli was born and raised in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, graduated from Stuyvesant High School, and attended Manhattan College in the Bronx. He moved to the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn in 1964, and next to Lawrence, N.Y., where he lived for over three decades. He moved to Rosebank 15 years ago.

A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Fanelli served two years of active duty and four years as a reservist in the 1950s, family said.

With the exception of his first job at a brokerage house on Wall Street, Mr. Fanelli operated a family-owned furniture business, which began as an interior design storefront in Bensonhurst, and grew into Tuscan Imports, based for 20 years in Hempstead, L.I. The company purchased furniture and raw materials from Italy, and finished the products at its Long Island factory. Mr. Fanelli dissolved the company when he retired 15 years ago.

“He was always calming, patient, and very organized,” said his son, Carlo. “He was loving, caring, and funny, and always there for us.”

“If you had a crossroads in your life, he had a way of making you feel confident of the choices you were making on your own,” added his son, Anthony Fanelli. “He celebrated our successes, and picked us up from our failures.”

Mr. Fanelli enjoyed reading and following the news, especially domestic politics, but “his relaxation was doing for people — veterans’ work was his life, especially raising money for disabled vets,” said his son, Carlo. “This was a 79-year-old man who was not sitting on the sofa.”

Mr. Fanelli was an active member and fundraiser for the United Staten Island Veterans Organization (USIVO); Huttner-Pasqualini Post, American Legion; Catholic War Veterans Post 1934, and the Halloran Memorial Chapter, Disabled Veterans. He was grand marshal of the 2012 Staten Island Memorial Day Parade.

After Mr. Fanelli was injured, James A. Haynes III, executive commander of USIVO, described him as “a great guy, a humanitarian,” adding, “He’d help everybody — he’s dedicated to people.”

Mr. Fanelli also was a member of the Gov. Dongan Assembly, Knights of Columbus, and an active supporter of the National Lighthouse Museum.

He was a parishioner at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church in Rosebank.

In addition to his sons, Carlo and Anthony, surviving are his wife of 50 years, the former Savina DeGaetano; his brother, Michael, and three grandchildren.

The funeral will be Thursday from the Casey Funeral Home, Castleton Corners, with a mass at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Rosary R.C. Church, South Beach. Burial will follow in Ocean View Cemetery, Oakwood.

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Fanelli, Anthony [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbook/dignitymemorial/guestbook.aspx?n=anthony-fanelli&pid=169974639

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Dear John,

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

May He Rest Rest.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) has two cancer prayer requests

2014-Mar-05

Good Morning All,

Hello All, the message should read as adjusted below. Cancer with children and young people is upsetting. God Bless.

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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Good Morning All,

Tim Mante has asked for our prayers for a friend of Tim’s Daughter, April, who from time to time has joined us at our Retreat meetings. Nick Modico, 23 years old, continues his fight against Cancer. Nick’s Dad is a Fellow Jasper. Please raise the volume as we keep Nick and his Family in our prayers during this difficult time. We pray that Nick’s cancer is brought under control and eliminated. Thank you. God Bless.

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JOBIT: Farrell, William James [MC1951 RIP]

2014-Mar-05

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/app/obituary.aspx?n=William-Farrell&pid=170006366

William James Farrell
Obituary
AGE: 86 • Middletown

William James Farrell, 86, of Middletown, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, with his loving family in attendance.

He was born in Brooklyn, NY on November 3, 1927, and lived in Park Slope as a child and young adult. He moved to Middletown in 1961 and lived there for 53 years until his death. Bill served in the U.S. Army in post-war Europe in the late 1940s. After his military service, Bill earned a Bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College.

This would prove to be the start of a distinguished academic career, as he was later awarded three master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in English from St. John’s University.

Bill began his career in advertising with Batten, Barton, Durstine & Osborn in New York City. While working there, he met and married Joan Washburn Farrell, and they enjoyed 50 years of marriage until her death in 2008.

In the early 1960s, Bill discovered his true calling as a teacher. His teaching career spanned more than three decades with the New York City Board of Education. After his retirement, Bill continued to pursue his passion for teaching literature by serving as an instructor for the Social Center Activities Network (SCAN) in Eatontown. Through the years, he taught numerous classes in Shakespeare and great classic works of literature, and devoted countless hours to reading and research. His retirement activities also included playing bridge and daily workouts at the gym.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Joan, and his parents, James and Ethel Farrell. He is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Susan Weiss of Locust, Mark Weiss of Locust, Laura and Matthew Legrand of Sacramento CA, and Jane and David Mowbray of Royal Oak, MI. He also leaves five grandchildren, Nicole, Allison, Guy, Adele, and William.

The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Riverview Medical Center for their wonderful and compassionate service to Dad in the final twelve days of his life.

Relatives and friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm on Friday, March 14 at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave., Red Bank. A funeral Mass in honor of Bill’s life will be held on Saturday, March 15 at 10:30 am at St. Mary’s Chapel, 26 Leonardville Rd., Middletown, with a reception to follow. Letters of condolence may be emailed through the funeral home website at http://www.johnedayfuneralhome.com.

Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 9, 2014

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Farrell, William James [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/app/william-farrell-condolences/170006366?cid=full#sthash.NMiTwGml.dpbs

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Dear John,

I believe that William is a member of the Class of 1951.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Farrell, William James [MC1951 RIP]

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JNEWS: Sekhri, Nitin [MC2003] Director of Pain Management Westchester Med Center

2014-Mar-05

http://hudsonvalleyreporter.com/business/2014/03/westchester-med-center-names-new-director-of-pain-management/

Westchester Med Center Names New Director of Pain Management
Posted by: Bob Dumas

VALHALLA, N.Y. – Nitin Sekhri, MD, has been named the new medical director of pain management at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla.

Sekhri is board certified in both anesthesiology and pain medicine. A local New Yorker, he earned his chemical engineering degree from Manhattan College before attending Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Sekhri completed his residency in anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center, serving as chief resident in his final year. He went on to complete his fellowship in pain medicine at Columbia and was recognized as a Virginia Apgar Research Scholar.

After fellowship, Sekhri joined the departments of anesthesiology and pain medicine at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, where he specialized in both inpatient and outpatient pain management, with a focus on interventional procedures for cancer pain.

Sekhri joins Maureen Cooney, DNP, NP; the anchor of the Pain Management Program for the past 12 years, Drs. Reginald Rousseau and Raju Mantena of North American Partners in anesthesia, and Dr. Gary Tatz, a specialist in pediatric pain management. Together, they plan to expand the scope of services and offer multidisciplinary care for all patients.

The team said it aims to form an individualized and comprehensive plan for optimal pain treatment, allowing every patient to return to an optimal level of function in his or her work and personal life. They will collaborate with colleagues in the anesthesiology department, for postoperative pain management, and the department of radiology to provide pain management interventions such as kyphoplasty and neurolytic blocks.

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Sekhri, Nitin [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Nitin is a member of the Class of 2003.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Sekhri, Nitin [MC2003]

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JOBIT: Dyer, Sr. Ann [MC???? RIP]

2014-Mar-05

http://thetablet.org/obituaries-march-1-2014/

Obituaries – March 1, 2014
Posted on 04 March 2014.

Sister Ann Dyer, C.S.J., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 74 years, died Feb. 13.

She entered the congregation from Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish, Sunset Park, and she studied at Manhattan College, and Rivier College, Nashua, N.H.

Formerly known as Sister Catherine Elizabeth, she taught at Transfiguration, Williamsburg, 1942-46; St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, 1946-50; St. Anthony of Padua, Greenpoint, 1950-53; Queen of All Saints, Fort Greene, 1953-55; Holy Family, Flushing, 1955-60, and St. Martha, Uniondale, L.I., 1960-62.

She then taught on the secondary level at The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, 1962-69; Fontbonne Hall Academy, Bay Ridge, 1969-70; and Bishop McDonnell H.S., Crown Heights, 1970-73, before serving as principal at St. Thomas Aquinas, Park Slope, 1973-79.

Next, she served at St. Angela Hall Academy H.S., Clinton Hill, 1979-80; Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst, 1980-81; St. Agnes Seminary, Marine Park, 1981-84; Academy of St. Joseph H.S., Brentwood, 1984-87; and Sacred Heart, North Merrick, L.I., 1987-90, before becoming secretary of the religious education office at St. Anne, Brentwood, 1990-91.

She ministered at Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood, 1991-94; Brentwood Education Center, Brentwood, 1994-95; and Sacred Heart Academy, Hempstead, 1995-97.

In 2006, she retired to St. Joseph Convent.

Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Brentwood.

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Dyer, Sr. Ann [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: None cited

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Dear John,

I do not find anything in my ‘stuff’ for Sister Ann.

May She Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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JNEWS: Skvarla, John [MC1970] NC Environment and Natural Resources

2014-Mar-05

http://thenaturalistscorner.com/?p=1129

Somebody got some splainen to do
By don
– March 5, 2014
Posted in: Naturalist’s Corner

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People say the corporate world has no soul. Corporations don’t give a rat’s behind about their employees especially after they’re gone. And the flip side is employees are just there to get a paycheck. They do what it takes and if they’re lucky they have a job that pays the bills, while they can’t wait to get the heck outta there. Well I’m here to tell you it ain’t always so. I mean we have a great example right here in North Carolina.

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One has to feel confident that science will have a prominent seat at this roundtable. After all we are talking about our environment, clean water and biological integrity and human safety and this all falls under the umbrella of North Carolina’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources headed by McCrory appointee John Skvarla who holds a B.A. in economics from Manhattan College and a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

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Skvarla, John [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that John is a member of the Class of 1970.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Skvarla, John [MC1970]

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JEMAIL: McEneney, Mike (MC1953) reports on Maddalo, Anthony [MC1976]

2014-Mar-05

Dear John,

Here is a piece from The Mount Saint Michael Academy Newsletter about the work of Dr. Anthony Maddalo, ’76.

Mike

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Dr. Anthony Maddalo ’72, chief advisor to the Mount’s Sports Medicine Program, came to the Mount on Thursday, February 27 to give a lecture to sophomores, juniors and seniors enrolled in the Mount’s Sports Medicine program. Dr. Maddalo is a trainer for the NY Rangers and has a successful orthopedic surgery practice in Westchester.

Dr. Maddalo will be instrumental in developing and implementing rigorous externships for participating students, who will be able to intern with college level athletic trainers, watch orthopedic surgeries and work with therapists who treat sports injuries.

Says Dr. Maddalo, “This program is unique in that it will help students embark on a fast track to a variety of sports medicine careers within an unprecedented exposure to clinical situations.”

Currently, 42 students (sophomores, juniors and seniors) are registered in the program, taking advanced courses in biology, anatomy, math and sciences and learning the core principals and practices of athletic training.

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Maddalo, Anthony [MC1976]

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JNEWS: Leary, Timothy [MC1967] St. Francis Prep Ring of Honor

2014-Mar-05

http://thetablet.org/st-francis-prep-to-induct-inaugural-ring-of-honor/

St. Francis Prep To Induct Inaugural Ring of Honor
Posted on 05 March 2014.
by Jim Mancari

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St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows, is known for its storied sports tradition, dating back to when the high school was located in Brooklyn. To honor the athletic achievements of its athletes, coaches and moderators, the Prep will celebrate its inaugural “Red & Blue Terrier Ring of Honor” gala on March 15 at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, L.I.

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Timothy Leary – Class of 1963 – Hall of Fame 2004 – Tim played 4 years basketball for the Prep and in his senior year started on the team that went to the City Final game. He also played 4 years of baseball, playing on the JV City Championship team, junior year in the City Championship game, and senior year 2nd team All-City. He earned a scholarship to Manhattan College and played 4 years of baseball and basketball. He went on to receive his MA from Brooklyn College. Upon graduation, Tim returned to the Prep and has been coaching for over 46 years – 10 years as varsity baseball coach, with a record of 199-76, 5 Borough titles, 1 City Championship; 4 years as JV basketball coach with a record of 56-20; 39 years and counting as varsity basketball coach with team records of 601-430, 10 Division titles, 5 Final 4’s, 1 City title, National tournament champs in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington DC, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Tim has been recognized as Coach of the Year by the CHSAA, by the New York State Coaches Association, the New York Daily News, the New York Post and Newsday. He has also been inducted into the New York State Coaches Association Hall of Fame, the New York City Pro Am Basketball Hall of Fame, and the National Basketball old-timers Hall of Fame. Tim is retired from the New York City Board of education where he worked for 30 years as a teacher of physical education, english, and social studies, a facilitator for the State Attendance Improvement Program, a supervisor for the Alternate education Program, and dean of discipline. in January 2014, Tim won his 600th game.

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Leary, Timothy [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Timothy is a member of the Class of 1967.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Leary, Timothy [MC1967]

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JNEWS: Higgins, Thomas M. [MC1977] CFO FEGS Health & Human Services

2014-Mar-05

http://www.nynp.biz/index.php/people/19480-higgins-new-cfo-at-fegs-

Higgins New CFO at FEGS
Written by Fred Scaglione
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 15:32

Thomas M. Higgins has been appointed Chief Financial Officer at FEGS Health & Human Services. In this role, Higgins will be an integral part of the FEGS Senior Leadership Team, overseeing the organization’s financial operations and helping to position FEGS for continued strategic growth and diversification across the health and human service sector. FEGS has an annual budget of over $280 million.

Higgins brings to FEGS over 35 years of executive financial leadership experience in public accounting, the private sector, and the nonprofit sector. For the past ten years, he served as Chief Financial Officer at The College Board, one of the largest nonprofits in the country, with revenues exceeding $850 million. Prior to the College Board, he was General Partner in the New York City accounting firm of Silverman Linden Higgins LLP, Principal with Ernst & Young, LLP, and Director of Litigation and Claim Services with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Higgins is a Trustee of the Legal Services Foundation of Essex County and serves on the Board of Directors of Ambient Corporation. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the New Jersey and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Manhattan College.

“We are thrilled to have Tom join the FEGS Senior Leadership Team,” said Gail Magaliff, CEO. “He is a highly experienced and talented financial executive and will provide great leadership and strategic financial counsel to FEGS to help ensure that the organization continues to thrive and grow during a significant time of change and new opportunity in the health and human service sectors.”

FEGS, one of the nation’s largest and most diversified nonprofit health and human services organizations, helps individuals achieve greater personal and economic independence. FEGS’ network of programs in health/disabilities, housing, home care, employment/workforce, education/youth, and family services, help more than 12,000 people each day, over 120,000 people each year.

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Higgins, Thomas M. [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Thomas is a member of the Class of 1977.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Higgins, Thomas M. [MC1977]

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MFOUND: Joan [MC????] Certified Phonics Tutor in Old Tappan, NJ

2014-Mar-05

http://www.varsitytutors.com/phonics-tutors-old_tappan-nj

Joan
Certified Phonics Tutor in Old Tappan, NJ

View This Tutor
“…In my spare time I love to read and work on photography, and I am crazy about my nine month old puppy…”

My Education

Manhattan College – BA, Secondary Education – English
College of New Rochelle – MS Ed, Literacy Education
State Certified Teacher

Tutoring Subjects:
Phonics, Writing, Literature, PSAT and 12 other subjects.

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JOY: McKenzie, Steven W. Jr. [MC????] has Quinn (and an upset dog?)

2014-Mar-05

FROM FACEBOOK

Elizabeth McKenzie
about an hour ago

Quinn Frances McKenzie arrived on Monday, March 3rd at 7:36pm. She was 7lbs 12oz and 19 1/4 inches long! — with Steven W. McKenzie Jr.

[JR: I still think that the dog is thinking: “Oh crap! I’ve been demoted.” Mozel Tov!]

McKenzie, Steven W. Jr. [MC????]

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) add two more requests

2014-Mar-06

Good Evening All,

Bob and Noreen Mattis ask for our Prayers for Katie Kelley. Katie is the niece of Noreen’s college roommate. She is a young woman in her early 40s who has lived with cystic fibrosis for her entire life. Twenty years ago she had a double lung transplant and has done well until recently. She now has rejection of the transplanted lungs as well as kidney failure. She is in critical condition in a hospital in Seattle and her prognosis is poor. Please pray that she and her family have peace and acceptance of whatever is God’s will for Katie. The family also have a son with cystic fibrosis, and they have suffered so much pain and anxiety thru all these years. We need to raise the volume for Katie and her Family during this so difficult and painful time. Please keep Them in your prayers as we pray for God’s Peace and strength to touch and embrace this Family during their time of need.

Our prayers are also needed for John Nason ’52, a dear and good friend to many of us . John and Jeanne Nason have been on Vacation in Florida. You may recall that they visited with Jim and Kathleen Smith when Jim was in hospital. John tripped, fell and broke his hip. They did not do a Hip Replacement, the MDs inserted some screws and devices and he remains in Hospital in Florida John is in good spirits and I am sure in some discomfort. We pray that his recovery is swift and complete. Mike McEneney has spoken with John and as more information becomes available I will keep you posted. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) refreshes two requests

2014-Mar-07

Hello All,

I have just spoken with John Nason and he is doing well. His spirit, as always, is up and although time spent in Hospital does not a vacation make, he and Jeanne are making the best of it. His surgery went well, they have him up and around and in about an hours time he will be transferred to Rehab. John sends his best and thanks to each of you for your prayers and good wishes. As you know, John and Jeanne visited with Jim Smith in Hospital a week or ten days ago and now John ended up in a similar position. Please keep John in your prayers and send good thoughts his way.

Jim Smith I think is home but in a Rehab Facility. I will find out and let you know. Please keep Jim in your prayers as well. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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JGOOGLE+:McFadden, Michael J. [MC1973] gets hated

2014-Mar-07

FROM GOOGLE+

Michael McFadden
Shared publicly12:35 PM

The “Wall Of Hate” poster created from the four pages of hate comments summarized in one section of TobakkoNacht. All the collected comments are real examples taken from files collected over the years on the net. During my book events I hang a 45″ x 30″ poster of this (along with a selection of other posters) on a wall for people to examine as they are waiting for the event to begin.

– Michael

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McFadden, Michael J. [MC1973]

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michaeljmcfadden commented on JGOOGLE+:McFadden, Michael J. [MC1973] gets hated

2014-Mar-07 FROM GOOGLE+ Michael McFaddenShared publicly12:35 PM The “Wall Of Hate” poster created from the four pages of hate …

I hadn’t realized this would be picked up by Jottings… I guess that’s how a Google+ mailing works though! LOL! In any event, a brief explanation: At one point in “TobakkoNacht — The Antismoking Endgame” I explore the social harms caused by the antismoking movement and also look at the calm acceptance of the buildup of an atmosphere of hate. I was puzzled at first as to how to share the extent of the problem effectively: anecdotal examples are usually and justly brushed off as simply being meaningless outlier “anecdotal examples” pulled from a few kooks.

I decided to break up the more scholarly rhythm of the chapter by grouping a representative set of brief examples I’d seen in my years of internet reading into a condensed solid mass squeezed without spacing into two sets of facing pages — a sort of Orwellian Bible of “Twor Minutes of Hate” readings. Then when it came time to begin doing public presentations and readings I took those four pages and converted them into a 30″ x 45″ wall poster for people to examine, along with other posters, as a group for an event was gathering. Three, four, or five “tales” are anecdotal examples: when those tales multiply into the hundreds they become something else.

This “Wall Of Hate” was the end product:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hzc1cuv6wknzrjh/MasterHateFINALC45x30%20%28Custom%29.jpg

and together with the Author’s Preface at http://TobakkoNacht.com it explains a lot about why I felt there was such a need for this book and how it grew out of my Peace Studies efforts during my years at Manhattan College. Those interested in reading further can borrow the book from MC’s library or order one through Amazon if they wish.

Michael J. McFadden
Peace Studies, 1973

[JR: No escaping the “internet vacuum cleaner” focused on all things Jasper.]

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

2014-Mar-07

Good Evening All,

Ellie Calabro, a great friend to many of us, asks for our prayers for Fellow Jasper Kevin Kitson, Esq ’70. Kevin has been diagnosed very unexpectedly with Pancreatic Cancer. He is in a lot of pain and the Chemo is difficult for him. As Ellie points out, Kevin has been a great Alum and friend of the College. Please raise the volume as we pray that his cancer is brought under control and that treatment is successful. Keep Kevin and his family in your prayers.

From Jasper Jottings we have received information that Fellow Jasper Bernadette Kelley Finch ’95 BS, has undergone testing at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. Please keep Bernadette and her Family in your prayers as we pray that the results are as Bernadette would want. Many others have reached out to her with Prayers and good wishes and we are thankful to them. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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Tom Lindgren commented:

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Kevin is a very close friend and a great Jasper

Many recently saw him at the Hall of Fame Ceremonies and the Manhattan Lawyers Event at the Harvard Club in October

Please keep Kevin and his wife Pat and Children Kevin, Brendan and Maureen in your prayers

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JEMAIL: Timmins, Patrick (MC1977) enrolls Timmins, Richard (MC1972)

2014-Mar-08

John,

I appreciate your screening process. Allow me to go thru the jottings metal detector. Sorry. I did not see other question prompts. I have been getting your newsy, helpful report for about 5 years. I receive jottings thru my personal e-mail which I rarely check ({Privacy Invoked}). I now would ask that it be additionally sent to my business address {Privacy Invoked}. I am legit. I graduated from Manhattan in 1977. I have been involved in the Alumni Thomas More society.

I would also like to ask you a favor. My brother , Richard Timmins, who graduated from Manhattan in 1972, has been intrigued thru the years on my stories about the jottings. Can you please add him {Privacy Invoked}.

Thanks for all you do. Have a good weekend.

Best,

Pat

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[JR: Done. I’m pushing the MAILCHIP option. So advise if the experience is not good.]

Timmins, Patrick (MC1977)

Timmins, Richard (MC1972)

[JR: Anyone can signup at http://eepurl.com/NAy_D and it’s still free.]

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JFACEBOOK: Lamatina, Louis [MC1979] to MAAC tournament

2014-Mar-08

FROM FACEBOOK

Lou Lamatina

About to depart for West Springfield MA for the MAAC tournament to support the Manhattan College Jaspers, where we hope to reside through Monday’s final which will be on ESPN 2 at 7 PM. Not to be confused with New Springfield USA, where Homer J. Simpson proudly served as mayor in the episode “A Tale of Two Springfields”. http://www.tv.com/shows/the-simpsons/a-tale-of-two-springfields-3805/

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Lamatina, Louis [MC1979]

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) cites Malaysia Airlines flight

2014-Mar-08

Good Afternoon All,

From Jasper Jottings, please share a prayer for those 240 Souls declared missing on the Malaysia Airlines flight. Please remember the pain and terrible loss being felt by the Families and loved ones. Please keep them in your prayers. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

[JR: Indeed, pray. And there are two “unknowns” traveling on stolen passports. Their families will never know what happened to them.]

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ENDNOTE: Multiple DWIs! Why was he free to injure others?

2014-Feb-22

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/02/21/he-drank-too-much-and-got-behind-the-wheel-her-son-has-to-live-with-the-consequences-after-five-years-shes-confronting-him-and-the-cameras-were-rolling/

We Can Only Imagine What Might Have Happened If There Wasn’t Glass In Between This Mom and the Man Who Left Her Little Boy Nearly Brain Dead
Feb. 21, 2014 3:24pm Liz Klimas

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For five years, Loubna Khader kept inside her pent-up rage and anguish at the man who left her 2-year-old son nearly brain dead after he chose to drive drunk.

On Thursday, the Texas mother went to the Tarrant County Jail to confront the person who hit her family’s car and changed their lives forever.

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“I’m never going to forgive you. I’m never going to forgive you for what you did to my son,” Khader yelled, smacking the glass with a dull thud.

“Never.”

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Though he pleaded guilty, KHOU reported that he is awaiting trial for more serious charges that could come with a lifetime prison sentence. Richardson had been charged in other states with driving under the influence prior to this incarceration.

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[JR:

Why was he out from the other multiple convictions?

She isn’t forgiving? Trapped in a cycle of hate that will destroy her. Can’t imagine what she’s going thru, but she has to release herself from his prison.

And, now as a fat old white guy injineer, I wonder why cars don’t have a simple challenge to start them. Surely we can invent some type of a puzzle that a drunk can’t figure out. (Personally I try an calculate a cube root. I can’t it’s time for cab.) Would seem to be an easy challenge to invent. Maybe a car that senses alcohol in the interior and then challenges. Or just a challenge to everyone. Like simple simon. Repeat a string of 6 colors after a 15 second delay? Mistakes make the interval longer. Must be an app for that!

We’re supposed to be so smart. But we penalize “innocent” drinking and first time offenders, when it seems the real damage is done by repeat problems. Who are driving around as we sit here!

Argh!]

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