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JASPER JOTTINGS Week 12 – 2014 Mar 23

JASPER JOTTINGS Week 12 – 2014 Mar 23

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

http://www.jasperjottings.com/2014/jj2014W12.html

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POSITRACTION: From watching the Golf Channel?

2014-Mar-16

http://vimeo.com/84055664

FROM MY “OLD” FRIEND

Check out this swing. She is 6 years old. Her father does not play. She learned from watching the Golf Channel.

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Who says TV is a bad influence? Or that it doesn’t have any influence on people — young or old.

(Advertisers are throwing their money away on stuff that doesn’t work! For better or worse.)

This little girl has some swing for any age golfer. I gave up in frustration.

Wonder what the back story is?

Did her parents think that the Golf Channel was wholesome programming?

Or, maybe, a college scholarship was in the back of their mind!

Either way, WOW, what a lesson to us all.

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MFACEBOOK: Jasper bagpipers down in Naples, FL

2014-Mar-16

FROM FACEBOOK

Manhattan College Alumni
Liked · 57 minutes ago

A big thank you to our gracious Jasper hosts for supporting the bagpipers down in Naples, FL.

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JOBIT: Hanvey, John P. [MC1966 RIP]

2014-Mar-16

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nytimes/obituary.aspx?n=JOHN-HANVEY&pid=170213755

JOHN P. HANVEY
Obituary

HANVEY–John P., 69, died suddenly on March 12, 2014.

John was a true New Yorker living in Greenwich Village all of his life. Graduated high honors from LaSalle Academy in 1962 and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Manhattan College in 1966. He was stationed at the Pentagon during the Vietnam War.

His career in technology brought him to Smith Barney, Solomon Brothers and retired from Anderson Consulting in 2002.

He is survived by his sister Barbara Sadowski of Lecanto, FL. His nephew Lenny Sadowski, wife Katie and their children, Patrick and Caitlin of Old Bridge, NJ. His nephew Rich Sadowski and wife Patti of Hopatcong, NJ. His niece Christine Sadowski of Hopatcong, NJ.

Preceded in death by his mother Petronela, John was very recently preceded in death by his father John J. Hanvey.

Funeral service will be Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 2-5pm at the Greenwich Village Funeral Home, 199 Bleecker St., NYC, 212-674-8055.

Published in The New York Times on Mar. 16, 2014

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Hanvey, John P. [MC1966 RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/nytimes/john-hanvey-condolences/170213755?cid=full#sthash.wc6vRPeX.dpbs

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MFOUND: Remembering MCattendee Lawrence Tierney

2014-Mar-16

http://westernsallitaliana.blogspot.com/2014/03/remembering-lawrence-tierney.html

Remembering Lawrence Tierney

Lawrence Tierney was born on March 15, 1919 in Brooklyn, New York. The brother of actors Scott Brady [1924-1985] and Edward Tierney [1928-1983]. He was a star athlete at Boys High School, winning awards for track and field and joining Omega Gamma Delta fraternity. He earned an athletic scholarship to Manhattan College but quit after two years to work as a laborer on the New York Acqueduct. He bounced around the country from job to job, working for a time as a catalogue model for Sears Roebuck & Co. After an acting coach suggested he try the stage Tierney joined the Black Friars theatre group, moving on to the American-Irish Theatre. He was spotted there in 1943 by an RKO talent scout and given a film contract.

[JR: interesting read.]

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MPICTURE: Proud Jasper pet

2014-Mar-16

Loving the #Jasper pride! MT @TheRealTonyFidz: Hank – our proud Jasper pet #gojaspers #goldendoodle

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JEMAIL: Toner, Mike (MC1972) disagrees about the A train and Jasper-ness

2014-Mar-16

Dear f. John,

I wonder why you would offer the opinion that an A train rider would likely not be a Jasper?

I was not a daily commuter but would often go home to LI on weekends. When returning to Alma Mater from home or from a foray into Manhattan (the borough), I would frequently take the A train to 168th St. and ride the elevator to the #1 train to complete the journey. I think I read somewhere that the A train’s run from 59th St. to 125th St. is the longest uninterrupted run in the subway system – so I felt like I was getting somewhere faster. Never did really figure out if the fuss/time of the elevator transfer at 168th negated the advantage.

But I do think you would find that Jaspers ride the A train. :-)

mike toner
Buffalo, NY
BEE ’72

Toner, Mike (MC1972)

[JR: I took the A when I lived at Indian Road. I suspected non-Jasperness from taking the A to Brooklyn. Didn’t sound it to me. But it’s just my opinion. We’ll see if she’s identified.]

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COMMENT: McFadden, Michael J. (MC1973) did the 168th elevator too

michaeljmcfadden commented on JEMAIL: Toner, Mike (MC1972) disagrees about the A train and Jasper-ness

2014-Mar-16

>Dear f. John, I wonder why you would offer the opinion that an A train
>rider would likely not be a Jasper? I was …

Well, going back a bit…. The F train from Brooklyn to West 4th, and then the A train to the 168th switchover was quite the norm. Whole trip took maybe ??75 minutes?? at a good time, maybe two hours or more at 3am on a Sunday night.

Those late nights at 168th were amazing. I was almost always the ONLY person sitting around at that station at those hours. Does it still look the same? Antique lighting fixtures and amazingly huge white tile arched ceiling?

Is the elevator still a dilapidated iron monstrosity?

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Michael J. McFadden
Peace Studies, ’73

McFadden, Michael J. (MC1973)

[JR: Guess I was the only one who didn’t use it?]

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JOBIT: Rubino, Martin Angelo [MP???? RIP]

2014-Mar-16

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/delawareonline/obituary.aspx?n=Martin-Rubino&pid=170219988

Martin Angelo Rubino
Obituary

Martin Angelo Rubino
AGE: 83 • Laurel

Martin Angelo Rubino, 83, of Laurel, DE., passed away at his home on Friday, March 14, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, NY on October 3, 1930, he was the son of the late Carmine J., Sr. & Emma Raffo Rubino.

A graduate of Manhattan College High School, he served his country in the U.S. Navy from July 1948 to July 1952. In May 1951, he married the former Loretta Mitchell making their home in Bethel, DE., prior to moving to Laurel. Mr. Rubino had worked as a pipe fitter & plumber at Dover Air Force Base and various oil refineries in Delaware City from 1952 through 1961; then he began a 26 year career with the U.S. Postal Service in Laurel as a letter carrier, retiring in 1987.

His love of family was his true passion in life. He was a true fan of Notre Dame football and a longtime member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Seaford and American Legion Post #19 in Laurel.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son – Richard Rubino, Sr.; a brother – Anthony Rubino & a sister – Teresa Gaal. Mr. Rubino is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Loretta A. Rubino, Laurel; 3 sons – Mark Rubino & his wife Brenda, Laurel, Steve Rubino & his wife Lil, Laurel & Dean Rubino & his wife Linda, Georgetown; 2 daughters – Terry Cline & her husband Fred & Donna Willin all of Laurel; 1 brother – Carmine Rubino, Long Island, NY; a daughter-in-law – Maureen Rubino & a God daughter – Angie Calio, both of Laurel; 18 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church 532 E. Stein Highway Seaford, DE 19973 on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM. Rev. George Blasick, C.S.A.R. will be the celebrant. A viewing will be held at the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, 700 West Street Laurel, DE., 19956 on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 6 to 8 PM. Interment will be in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Cemetery in Blades. Memorial contributions may be made to St, Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN., 38105. Arrangements are by the Hannigan,Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, Laurel, DE. Online condolences may be made by visiting http://www.hsdfuneralhome.com

Published in The News Journal on Mar. 17, 2014

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Rubino, Martin Angelo [MP???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/delawareonline/martin-rubino-condolences/170219988?cid=full#sthash.idJMM6sK.dpbs

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JNEWS: Biggar, Barry [MC1974] McGuireWoods Partner Debt Finance

2014-Mar-17

https://www.mcguirewoods.com/News/Press-Releases/2014/3/Barry-Biggar-Joins-McGuireWoods-New-York-Office.aspx?print=true

Barry Biggar Joins McGuireWoods’ New York Office as Partner in Debt Finance Department
March 14, 2014

McGuireWoods LLP is pleased to announce that Barry Biggar is joining the firm as a partner in its New York office within the Debt Finance Department, bringing particularly deep experience to McGuireWoods’ capabilities in its airline finance practice.

His work representing major global air carriers has twice been recognized as the Airfinance Journal’s Deal of the Year. He represented significant creditors in the United Airlines and Northwest Airlines bankruptcy cases. Airfinance Journal also identified him as one of the top aviation lawyers in North America.

“Barry is a strong addition to McGuireWoods’ capabilities not only for our New York office, but particularly for our work in the competitive and growing area of debt finance. His arrival is more good news for McGuireWoods clients,” said Philip Goldstein, managing partner of the firm’s New York office.

Biggar comes to McGuireWoods after six years with the finance practice group of King & Spalding LLP in New York.

Biggar, a 1974 graduate of Manhattan College and a cum laude graduate of the Pace University School of Law, has been practicing law for 25 years, much of it in aircraft and airline financing transactions.

“Barry brings a wealth of experience in equipment finance in general and specifically in the area of aircraft finance. Together with a core group in Charlotte and an experienced partner in our London office, we can now offer our financial clients a deep aircraft finance team,” said Robert W. Cramer, a partner in McGuireWoods’ Charlotte, N.C., office and the chairman of the firm’s debt finance practice.

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Biggar, Barry [MC1974]

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JFOUND: One comment in support of Paluszek, Mike [MC1980]

2014-Mar-17

Letters to the Editor: Manhattan College basketball fan should keep game ball
MassLive

Summary I have never been more ashamed of the treatment of a visiting Manhattan College fan than I am after reading last week’s article by Conor Berry in The Republican. I hope that an apology as well as the ball will be given to Mike Paluszek so that he can look with favor on the people of Springfield rather than leaving with a real bad taste in his mouth.

[JR: I agree.]

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JEMAIL: Nicholas, Douglas (MC1964) has a preview

2014-Mar-17

Hi Folks,

A FREE e-short story, The Demon, will be available for your Kindle, Nook, or stone tablet tomorrow, March 18, at:

http://books.simonandschuster.com/Demon/Douglas-Nicholas/9781476782874

or at Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Demon-eShort-Story-Douglas-Nicholas-ebook/dp/B00IQ8QQHO/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1395098321&sr=1-1

It’s set in the castle featured in Something Red, although the action takes place before that novel’s story begins. There’s a bonus: The first chapter of the forthcoming novel, The Wicked, is included.

The Wicked itself debuts in a week, on March 25!

Regards to all,

Douglas

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Nicholas, Douglas (MC1964)

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) calls our attention to two causes

2014-Mar-17

Good Afternoon All,

Your prayers are needed for Cathie McEneney. This is her 5th Week dealing with the pain and constant discomfort of Shingles. Please keep Cathie in your prayers for a more rapid recovery from the dreaded Shingles. Today is Cathie’s Birthday so on this St. Patrick’s Day, we wish her only Good Things.

I ask as well for your prayers for a friend of ours, Joan LLyod, who has been diagnosed with Breast Cancer and will be undergoing surgery shortly. Please keep Joan in your prayers. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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[JR: Moral is to go out and get the shot. Take your chances and get the shot!]

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JLINKEDIN: Karim, Zia [MC2005] Patent Examiner at U.S. Department of Commerce

2014-Mar-18

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/zia-karim/2b/383/7aa

Karim, Zia [MC2005]
Patent Examiner at U.S. Department of Commerce
Baltimore, Maryland Area
Utilities

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JOBIT: O’Keefe, James J. [MC1949 RIP]

2014-Mar-18

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/lohud/obituary.aspx?n=James-OKeefe&pid=170240211

James J. O’Keefe
Obituary

O’Keefe, James J.

James J. O’Keefe, 89, of Somers, NY died Sunday, March 16, 2014 in NYC after a brief illness. Jim was born May 14, 1924 in NYC to James and Helen O’Keefe and was raised in Yonkers, NY.

After graduating from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, Jim joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served in WWII. He graduated from Manhattan College and pursued a career in sales, working in retail and the insurance industry. He then opened a successful real estate firm in Yonkers and focused the bulk of his professional career in that field. He took much pride in his business and continued working as a real estate appraiser until recently.

He had a strong sense of civic duty, serving on many boards of directors including St. John’s Riverside Hospital and The Hudson Valley National Bank. Additionally, he served as president of the Yonkers Board of Education, president of the Yonkers United Way and participated in numerous other organizations.

Always wanting to learn, he recently completed computer classes. He was an avid reader, preferring history and biography books. For many years, he was a member of the Heritage Hills Golf Club and he played Paddle Tennis there as well. He was an active parishioner of St. Joseph’s RC Church in Somers, NY.

The devoted husband of Doris (Beairsto) and the proud father of Kathleen, Doreen O’Keefe McNamara, James, Don and Jack O’Keefe, he will be missed by all that knew him. Jim made it look easy to raise a successful family, his proudest accomplishment – his 8 grandchildren will miss “Jimbo”.

The family will receive friends at Clark Associates Funeral Home 4 Woods Bridge Rd, Katonah, NY on Friday from 4-8pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Church, 95 Plumbrook Rd., Somers, NY 10589 on Sat. at 10:00 am.

Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675, http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org, 855-448-3997.

Clark Associates Funeral Home 4 Woods Bridge Road Katonah, NY 10536 914-232-3033 http://www.clarkassociatesfuneralhome.com

Published in the The Journal News on Mar. 19, 2014

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O’Keefe, James J. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/lohud/james-okeefe-condolences/170240211?cid=full#sthash.lWfOGSVK.dpbs

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Dear John,

I believe that James is a member of the Class of 1949.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

O’Keefe, James J. [MC1949 RIP]

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MFOUND: The “anti-LGBT” St. Patrick’s Day Parade

2014-Mar-18

https://www.glaad.org/blog/sponsors-flee-universities-stand-anti-lgbt-st-patricks-day-parade

As sponsors flee, Universities stand by anti-LGBT St. Patrick’s Day Parade
By Seth Adam, GLAAD’s Senior Manager of Communications |
March 17, 2014

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As top-billed sponsors including Guinness and Heineken pull their support of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade over its ban on LGBT families and organizations, there remains puzzling support from Universities that also claim to respect and protect LGBT people and students.

Fairfield University, Fordham University, Iona College, Manhattan College, and Quinnipiac University were listed as sponsors of the parade on its website on Friday. The NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade website has since removed all sponsor listings from the page.

GLAAD reached out to each of the Universities and Colleges to request comment about their support for the parade and clarification about the schools’ own non-discrimination policies.

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Fordham University, Iona College, and Manhattan College did not respond to GLAAD’s request for comment. However, each of the Universities have non-discrimination or harassment policies that include sexual orientation. (Policies can be found at the following links: Fordham, Iona College, Manhattan College.)

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http://manhattan.edu/community-standards-and-student-code-conduct#47.SexualHarassment

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B. Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and All Other Forms of Harassment

Preamble – Manhattan College has a tradition of value-centered education and among the cherished values that the College is committed to impart is a deep respect for the dignity and integrity of each person. An important responsibility assumed by the College community is to stand firm against actions that threaten that fundamental regard for each person’s individual dignity and integrity.

The members of the College community understand that any form of discrimination violates the principles of human relationships and the College has a longstanding opposition to any discriminatory treatment based on an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, age, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, personal orientation, citizenship status or disability.

It has long been recognized by the College that sexual harassment is an invidious form of discrimination, one that demeans the dignity and integrity of the individual and that undermines the College’s mission to foster an open learning and working environment. The College voiced its condemnation of such harassment and discriminatory treatment in a policy statement, presented below, adopted in fall 1987 by the Senate, President and Board of Trustees, and consistently affirmed by the College in the conduct of its affairs. In furtherance of this commitment, the College has implemented a revised set of procedures intended to provide members of the College community with a way to assert their right to be free of prohibited harassment and discrimination, with a system to report incidents of harassment and with a mechanism for effective preventative and corrective action.

This policy and its accompanying procedures, originally implemented to address problems of sexual harassment, are equally appropriate to the broad range of potential incidents of harassment and discrimination arising from an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, age, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, personal orientation, citizenship status or disability. An individual in the College community may seek to apply these procedures to any discriminatory treatment.

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[JR: What part of “love the sinner; hate the sin” is so hard to understand? I wouldn’t infringe on their rights but then why do they infringe on mine? Dona Nobis Pacem! Isn’t about Saint Patrick?]

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TWITTER: @GoJaspers Thursday on TNT @ 9:50pm MT

2014-Mar-18

Manhattan Jaspers ‏@GoJaspers 12m

Approx tipoff: 9:50pm MT @MarchMadnessTV: Thursday on TNT: #UofL vs. @GoJaspers Announce team: Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner//@KristineLeahy

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MFOUND: Apel, Marjore [MCxstaff] Hastings-on-Hudson trustee

2014-Mar-18

http://rivertowns.dailyvoice.com/politics/village-hastings-hudson-election-set-tuesday

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HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. — The Village of Hastings-on-Hudson will hold its annual elections Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Trustees Marjorie Apel and Nicola Armacost, both Democrats, are running unopposed for new two-year terms on the all-Democrat village board.

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Apel, a trustee from 2000-2006 was elected again in 2010 and seeks another two-year term. She has lived in Hastings since 1979 and is the director of career development at Manhattan College.

Voting will be held at the James Harmon Community Center at 47 Main Street.

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[JR: I know Ms. Apel as the MC “jobs lady”!]

“Manhattan College’s director of career development”

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Comment Marjorie is no longer the ” jobs lady”. Kelly Ahn has joined MC as Director or Career Services from Columbia and has been updating Jasperlink and the college website to provide more services for Jasper’s looking for jobs

Predmore, Carolyn (MCfaculty)

[JR: Ahh, I didn’t know that.]

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JFOUND: Heinegg, Andrew C. [MC1972] co-author Applying the Rules of Evidence

2014-Mar-19

http://goo.gl/65f5a4

Applying the Rules of Evidence: What Every Attorney Needs to Know
Course Book
Copyright Date:

March, 2014

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ANDREW C. HEINEGG is a sole practitioner in Poulsbo, Washington. He concentrates his practice in the areas of collections and commercial litigation. Mr. Heinegg is a frequent lecturer on topics related to his practice. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. Mr. Heinegg earned his B.A. degree from Manhattan College and his J.D. degree from Gonzaga University.

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Heinegg, Andrew C. [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Andrew is a member of the Class of 1972.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Heinegg, Andrew C. [MC1972]

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ADMINISTRIVIA: Will lose the site search capability for Jasper Jottings

Dear PicoSearch user,

Thank you for using PicoSearch to solve your website search needs. As you may know, PicoSearch has been providing a site search tool for websites since 1997, which is a long time on the internet.

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Below we list your account as known to us, with links to log into your account manager so you can review your current account settings. We can’t make specific recommendations for replacing PicoSearch, but you can find similar services by searching the internet for “site search” tools.

Our technical support will be open prior to July 1, 2014. Please be aware that as a no-fee account holder, you are entitled to email support.

We at PicoSearch feel honored to have helped organizations add search to their websites over our 17 year history. We’re truly sorry to cause you this inconvenience at this time, and we wish you all the best with your internet ventures.

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To remind you, account 172032 is the customized search engine that starts at http://www.jasperjottings.com/ and follows the links.

The following email(s) are on the account (all settings can be updated as needed in your account manager)

[JR: Maybe Google will suffice.]

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Use “site:jasperjottings.com” in your google search

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JOBIT: Dunn, Eugene F. [MC1955 RIP]

2014-Mar-19

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/timesunion/obituary.aspx?n=Eugene-Dunn&pid=170246841

Eugene F. (GENE) Dunn
1932 – 2014 | Obituary | Condolences

DUNN

Eugene F. Dunn (GENE) passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 16 with his beloved wife Helen of 59 years and adoring children at his side.

He was a devoted husband, father, uncle, in-law and grandfather. Gene was born December 11, 1932 in NYC and married his High School Sweetheart, Helen, in 1954. He attended All Hollows High School (1951) NYC and was a graduate of Manhattan College (1955) NYC.

Gene was a Marine and proud American. He loved the NY Yankees and fondly spoke of his days as a youngster working at Yankee Stadium and the Polo Grounds. Gene had a successful career at Western Electric and AT&T, retiring as a Vice President.

He was President of The Plantation Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, where he and his wife spent many years together playing golf and enjoying life. Gene had a great sense of humor and was a loyal friend. He will be remembered for his devotion to his family and for providing a foundation of love that will last a lifetime. The memories he gave us with summers in Bay Head, NJ, will always be cherished.

He is survived by his loving wife Helen; their six adoring children: Gene, Philip (Carla), Brian (Cheri), Kelley Ann O’Connor (Paul), Marcey Schaefer (Billy), and Danny (Katie); sixteen proud grandchildren: Philip, Maggie, Ellen, Grace, Mickey, Sean, Colin, Jack, Dillon, Elizabeth, Billy, Kiera, Patrick, Anna, Brogan and Tommy; his many nieces and nephews; his Uncle Walter and Aunt Eileen Owens; in-laws Catherine & Mickey Breslin; sisters Margie Jackson and Barbara Lynn Dunn.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, March 22 at 11am at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers a memorial donation can be made in Gene’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project. Please sign the online guestbook at http://www.pontevedravalley.com. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Mar. 19, 2014

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Dunn, Eugene F. [MC1955 RIP]

Guestbook: Same link

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JHQ: Barnes & Noble and New College Bookstore

2014-Mar-20

http://manhattan.edu/news/manhattan-partners-barnes-noble-open-new-college-bookstore

Manhattan Partners with Barnes & Noble to Open New College Bookstore

The new bookstore will feature cost-saving options and expanded services, and is open to the public.

As Manhattan College prepares to open the Raymond W. Kelly ’63 Student Commons later this year, the College has partnered with Barnes & Noble College to operate its new bookstore effective immediately. The store will operate, temporarily, out of the College’s Leo Hall, until construction on the student commons is complete in summer 2014.

“We are excited to partner with Barnes & Noble College in a new venture that will benefit both the College and the community,” said Brennan O’Donnell, president of Manhattan College. “The store will provide state-of-the-art course support and service to students and faculty, and will strengthen ties with the neighborhood by being accessible to Riverdale book lovers as well.”

The bookstore will be located on the second floor of the student commons, named for alumnus and former New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly ’63. The building will formally open in fall 2014.

In addition to traditional textbooks, an expanded selection of Jasper apparel, laptops and other technology-related products will be available. The bookstore will also carry trade books, current and popular reads, supplies and other educational materials.

With Barnes & Noble College’s Campus Connect technologies, students and faculty will have access to the largest selection of course materials in several cost-saving formats — rental, used, digital and new. These innovative solutions include course fee programs, multi-platform LMS integration strategies, real-time student financial aid modules, and Barnes & Noble’s simple Registration Integration online ordering system. Faculty will also gain access to a groundbreaking online community, FacultyEnlight (www.facultyenlight.com), a streamlined textbook adoption platform that combines advanced search capabilities with detailed information on course material formats, pricing and reviews by other faculty.

Through Barnes & Noble College’s textbook rental program, students can save an average of 50 percent off the price of a new textbook.

Manhattan College is one of 69 higher education institutions that Barnes & Noble College partners with in the state of New York, including Columbia University, Fordham University and Baruch College. Nationwide, Barnes & Noble College operates more than 700 campus stores.

“We’re extremely proud to have formed our new partnership with Manhattan College,” said Max J. Roberts, CEO, Barnes & Noble College. “We’re looking forward to offering its students, faculty and alumni a dynamic bookstore, focused on delivering a retail and digital learning experience that complements one of New York City’s finest schools.”

For more information regarding Barnes & Noble College’s services and locations, please visit http://www.bncollege.com. To learn more about Barnes & Noble College’s affordable textbook rental program, please visit http://www.bnctextbookrental.com.

Visit Manhattan College’s bookstore at manhattan.bncollege.com and contact sm8098@bncollege.com for additional questions.

Posted on March 20, 2014

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MTWITTER: “KEEP CALM”

2014-Mar-20

Today’s the day! Let’s go dancing, Jaspers! @GoJaspers #MarchMadness #NCAA #JasperNation

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JOBIT: Loughlin, Martin P. [MC1959 RIP]

2014-Mar-21

http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Martin-Loughlin&lc=1030&pid=170251646&mid=5898076

In Memory of
Martin P. Loughlin
October 24, 1937 – March 18, 2014

Martin P. Loughlin, age 76, of Katonah, NY went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

Martin was born in Manhattan on Oct. 24, 1937 to the late Thomas P. Loughlin and Mary (O’Neill) Loughlin. A graduate of Manhattan College and Stevens Institute of Technology, Marty was employed for 32 years by IBM at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY.

He married Mary Ann Callahan on April 4, 1964. He is survived by his loving wife Mary Ann, 2 loving children Thomas of Sea Girt, NJ and Eileen of Bedford, NY, daughter-in-law Lori, as well as, 6 cherished grandchildren: Brooke, Kate, Patrick, Eileen A., Justin and Michael.

Marty was an active member in his community for many years, serving several roles in the Katonah Fire Department and the Knights of Columbus. He was Former District Master of the 4th degree of the Knights of Columbus and an active member of the Sisqua Council 1852. Marty share his love of baseball with the community as a baseball coach in several youth leagues. Marty was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Katonah, where he served as an usher.

He will be remembered for his commitment to the service of his community and as a loving friend, husband, father and grandfather.

A funeral mass will be held for Marty at St. Mary’s Church 117 Valley Road Katonah, NY on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 10:30 AM. Internment of his ashes will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, family and friends are asked to make a donation to: Northern Westchester & Putnam
Center for Life , PO Box 111, Katonah, NY 1036-0111.

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Loughlin, Martin P. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link

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Dear John,

I believe that Martin is a member of the Class of 1959.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Loughlin, Martin P. [MC1959 RIP]

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JFOUND: Grant, Hugh J. [MC???? RIP] cited again

2014-Mar-21

http://www.veooz.com/photos/RG_pTvV.html

Manhattan College alum, Hugh Grant, is rolling over in his grave.

Grant, Mayor (?name?) [MC???? RIP]

Grant, Hugh J. [MC???? RIP]

[JR: Nah! Interesting that this comes up again.]

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: for Scanlan, Br. Thomas J. [MCxprez] and family

2014-Mar-22

Good Evening All,

Tom Delaney has shared the sad news of the passing of John Michael Scanlan, Brother of brother Thomas J. Scanlan, FSC. Please pray for the repose of Michael’s soul, Brother Thomas and their Family as they mourn the loss of their loved one. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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Viewing will be:
Tuesday, March 25th
2:00 – 5:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Williams Funeral Home
5628 Broadway at 232nd Street
Bronx, New York 10463
718-548-1100

Mass of the Resurrection: Visitation R.C. Church
160 Van Cortlandt Park South
Bronx, New York 10463
Wednesday, March 26th
10:00 A.M.

Condolences may be sent to:

Brother Thomas J. Scanlan, FSC
Christian Brothers Center
4415 Post Road
Bronx, New York 10471

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Scanlan, Br. Thomas J. [MCxprez]

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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MFOUND: “Bravo Zulu” to the mens basketball team

2014-Mar-22

http://www.bradenton.com/2014/03/21/5060085/quick-turnaround-helps-louisville.html

*** begin quote ***

No. 4 seed Louisville survived a poor shooting night, hanging on to defeat No. 13 seed Manhattan College, 70-64, in second-round NCAA Tournament action that started late Thursday and didn’t end until early Friday morning.

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[JR: Watched the first half and our Jaspers gave the Cards fits. You could see that it was just a matter of time. Too much size and talent. On too late for me to stay up; yes, I’m old. But a “well done” is in order. Run up the Bravo Zulu to the fleet. Not bad for “mid major”.]

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JEMAIL: McEneney, Mike (MC1953) finds news on Scanlan, Br. Thomas J. [MCxprez]

2014-Mar-22

Dear John,

The March 6th edition of Catholic New York has the following report:

BROTHER SCANLON GETS HONORARY DEGREE

Brother Thomas Scanlan, F.S.C.. president emeritus of Manhattan College, was recognized with an honorary doctorate from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, a LaSallian University. The degree was conferred Feb 13 at the university’s campus in Minneapolis.

Brother Scanlon helped Manhattan College increase its enrollment with 120 percent rise in applications and a 100 point increase in SAT scores, while achieving accreditations from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.

During Brother Scanlan’s 22-year tenure, which ended with his retirement in 2009, the college transformed from commuter-based to largely residential. The Riverdale college also saw several campus enhancements and expansions, including the opening of two new residence halls and a new library,

Four other Christan Brothers who have served as presidents at institutions throughout the nation were also honored.

The honorees include: Brother Louis DeThomasis, F.S.C., president emeritus of St. Mary’s University of Minnesota who formerly served on Manhattan College’s board for 15 years; Brother Michael McGinniss, F.S.C., president of La Salle University, past president of Christian Brothers University and former board member at Manhattan College; Brother Mel Anderson F.S.C., past president of St. Mary’s College of California; and Brother James Gaffney, F.S.C., president of Lewis University.

Best,

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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ENDNOTE: “Marriage” versus “partnership law”

2014-Mar-22

http://www.wnd.com/2014/03/catholic-church-dissecting-gay-unions/?cat_orig=faith

TESTING THE FAITH
CATHOLIC CHURCH DISSECTING ‘GAY’ UNIONS
Cardinal: Pope wants to ‘evaluate’ public policy

(RELIGION NEWS SERVICE) Cardinal Timothy Dolan said Sunday that Pope Francis is asking the Catholic church to look at the possibility of recognizing civil unions for gay couples, although the archbishop of New York said he would be “uncomfortable” if the church embraced that position.

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[JR: IMHO I would push the Gooferment off the word “marriage”. The origins of the Gooferment involvement in marriage via “marriage licenses” is racist. And fought front he get go. Now they should insist that the Gooferment endorse “partnership law”. Like the boom in sub-chapter S and LLC. We need the Gooferment to just allow folks to create “partnership”. And leave “marriage” to the Churches. We do have separation of Church and State?]

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