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JASPER JOTTINGS Week 25 – 2015 Jun 21

JASPER JOTTINGS Week 25 – 2015 Jun 21

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

http://www.jasperjottings.com/2015/jj2015W25.html

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POSITRACTION: Dr. Subodh Kumar Singh provides free treatment

2015-Jun-14

The Logical Indian
Doctors are often equated with God, and that’s for a reason.

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Nine-year-old Ragini was severely burned by lamp oil as a toddler. She lost range of motion in her neck due to injuries from the burn and was bullied in school. Watch as she and her family travel from their rural village to the city of Varanasi, where she undergoes a life-altering operation at G.S. Memorial Plastic Surgery Hospital.

Director and plastic surgeon Dr. Subodh Kumar Singh provides free treatment for over 80 percent of the patients he sees, many of whom are burn victims like Ragini.

“I earn a currency called love that is much more valuable than money” these are the words of this doctor who miraculously helped this girl and gave hopes to many.

The Logical Indian salutes Dr. Subodh Kumar Singh and entire medical community who are keeping humans and humanity alive on this earth.

This short video from Blue Chalk Media was produced on behalf of the charity wonderwork.org .This video is all about compassion especially in the noble field of medicine.

Watch this video seamlessly on youtube :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dr_5fwNxLSc

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Every once in a while, one is “touched”.

Makes me wish I had been capable of going into medicine.

Or otherwise, receive such burdens.

All I can do is donate some modest amounts of money to charities and hope it makes a difference.

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JNEWS: Candarelli, Lawrence [MC1969] ordained deacon

2015-Jun-14

http://cny.org/stories/Eight-Deacons-to-Be-Ordained-at-St-Patricks-Cathedral,12755

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Deacon Lawrence Candarelli, 68, is retired from a career in law enforcement. He worked as a special agent with the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, as a police officer with the New York State Park Police, and as a probation officer with the Westchester County Department of Probation. He is a member of Holy Spirit parish in Cortlandt Manor. He earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Manhattan College, a certificate in physical therapy from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and a master’s in pastoral counseling from Iona College. He and his wife, Lori Ann, have three children, Joseph, Steven and Natalie.

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Candarelli, Lawrence [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Lawrence is a member of the Class of 1969.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Candarelli, Lawrence [MC1969]

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Good Morning All,

Your prayers are requested as we congratulate Larry Candarelli as he begins his Ministry as a Deacon in Holy Spirit Parish in Cortlandt Manor, Westchester County. We pray and give thanks for his strength of Character, devotion and hope as he continues to do God’s Work. Thank you Larry. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JEMAIL: Delaney, Gerard M. (MC1975) “Anathema sit”

2015-Jun-14

1. To quote Commander Scott, “It’s Green!”

2. If you go to a college belonging to a religious tradition, whether it’s Jewish, Mennonite, delaSalle or Rice Christian Brothers, or Jesuit, you have to expect to see their history blazoned on the campus. In our case, it is Pere delaSalle instructing a youth, and the Lourdes grotto. In the case of St. Louis, it is Pere deSmet (and i’m sure other Jesuit iconography, including the sainted Founder). If you don’t like it, I’m sure that there are other universities that do not display religious imagery, and emphasize the religious nature of their history and mission, their vision of the past, and of their future, that would be more than happy to take them as transfer students. Tell them, “Anathema sit” and dust them off of your hands.

Gerard ‘75

Delaney, Gerard M. (MC1975)

[JR: Laugh. It’s like these people are insane. It’s like going to a bar and demanding abstinence. BUT, (and there is always a BIG butt), aren’t we commanded to “love”? So you can’t “curse them”, but patiently treat them like the petulant crabby brats that they are. Eventually they will either “learn”, “grow up”, or “go away”. IMHO all equally acceptable. I like the Quaker and Amish for their tolerance. Thanks for reading and participating; it gets lonely here in Virtual Jasper Newsroom.]

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JFOUND: Johnson, Daniel [MC2007] 2VP Bronx Democratics

2015-Jun-14

Dear John,

I believe that Daniel is a member of the Class of 2007.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Johnson, Daniel [MC2007]

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On 6/13/2015 3:48 PM, Jasper Fjohn68 [JasperJottingsEditorial] wrote:

>
> http://bronxdems.org/byd/
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> Daniel Johnson
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> Second Vice President
> bydvp2@bronxdems.org
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> Daniel was recently elected 2nd Vice President of BYD and previously served on the Executive Board as Secretary.
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> He is a lifelong New Yorker who has lived in the Bronx for over 10 years. Daniel attended Manhattan College where he majored in Government. He currently serves as Chief of Staff for Council Member Andrew Cohen and he previously worked for Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz.
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> In addition to serving on the BYD Executive Board, Daniel is also President of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club in Riverdale. He resides in Kingsbridge with his fiancé Kimberly and their dog Jasper.

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JFOUND: Patten, Nicole [MC2003] Somers Real Estate Salesperson

2015-Jun-14

http://nicolepatten.houlihanlawrence.com/agents_offices/

2015 Jun 14 Nicole Patten

Nicole Patten
Real Estate Salesperson

Somers Brokerage Office
Office: 914.277.8040 Ext.25338
Mobile: 718.288.7649

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At a glance

My Communities
Somers, Katonah, Bedford, Armonk, Chappaqua, North Salem, Pound Ridge, South Salem, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, Briarcliff Manor, Yorktown, Yorktown Heights, Brewster

Specialties
Working with Buyers and Sellers, Marketing Property, Tech Savvy Agent

Lives In
Westchester

About me

With more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience at CNN and MGM Studios, Nicole offers clients an uncompromising dedication to personalized service and unique expertise on negotiating in competitive markets. This, coupled with her knowledge of market trends and the intricacies of local towns, makes Nicole a valuable resource to both buyers and sellers. Together with her clients, Nicole builds a customized plan that compliments and enriches the overall experience of marketing your unique home or the opportunity to help you find your dream property.

Nicole lives in Westchester with her husband, daughter and overly-affectionate St. Bernard.

Professional Associations & Designations
Member of National Association of Realtors, New York Association of Realtors, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service.

Education
Manhattan College

https://www.linkedin.com/pub/nicole-mulholland/44/838/979

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Patten, Nicole [MC2003]

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GOOGLE+: Krakauer, Eric [MC2004] Works at http://www.soccerly.com

2015-Jun-14

https://plus.google.com/+EricKrakauer/about

Krakauer, Eric [MC2004]
Works at http://www.soccerly.com
Attended Manhattan College
Lives in New York, NY

Tagline
Soccer writer and podcaster

Introduction
Eric Krakauer is the host of the Bigsoccerhead Podcast and currently writes for Soccerly.com

You can follow Eric on Twitter @bigsoccerheadny and on Facebook.

You can also follow all of Eric’s work at Bigsoccerhead.com

Education

Manhattan College
English, 2000 – 2004

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JFOUND: Petersen, Pat [MC1982 RIP] remembered

2015-Jun-14

http://runredfox.blogspot.com/2015/06/pat-petersen-new-york-running-legend.html

Monday, June 1, 2015
Pat Petersen: A New York running legend

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Heard the stunning news of the way-too-soon passing of Long Island running legend Pat Petersen at age 55.

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He was one of the guys I idolized during my early/competitive marathon days, in part because he was among the best around and in part because he was known for his ungainly upper-body form.

He was also a great runner at Manhattan College, back when their cross country teams were legendary in their greatness.

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Posted by Pete at 9:40 PM

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MOBIT: Arthur W. Spear obit mentions Alma Mater

2015-Jun-14

http://www.sanmarcosrecord.com/obituaries/arthur-w-spear

Arthur W. Spear
Sun, 06/14/2015 – 6:00am
Anita Miller

Arthur W. Spear passed away June 3, 2015, after a long productive life of 92 years. The last few years he fought a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. He will live in the hearts of family members: Ruth Ellis Reynolds Spear, his wife; Brenda Fleming and Sandra Ruszkiewicz, his daughters; and Donald Spear, his son. Grandchildren include Coy DeViney, Zeek Crider and wife Dana, and Zezee Zeighami. Great-grandchildren include Annette DeViney, Caleb Crider, Aliza Crider, Aziza Zeighami and Reed Zeighami.

In World War II, Arthur joined the Air Force. One of his tasks was to serve as the radio operator on a plane that delivered equipment to the Panama Canal in Central America, where ships picked the equipment up and delivered it to the United States troops in the Pacific area. He also served with the group that trained paratroopers for deployment to Europe.  Arthur Spear taught Physics at Texas State University for 30 years. His degrees were earned at Texas State University and The University of Texas. He completed further studies in Physics at Manhattan College in New York City and the Atomic Research Laboratory in Tennessee.

Arthur Spear was laid to rest in the San Marcos City Cemetery. Graveside services included Military Honors by the U.S. Airforce. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Thomason Funeral Home, 2001 Old Ranch Road 12, San Marcos, Texas.

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[JR: I don’t understand the connection to Alma Mater?]

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Dear John,

I assume that he took some courses at Manhattan, but did not earn a degree.

That would be my guess.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. Odd to mention it in an obit?]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JOBIT: Drummy, Thomas J. [MC1942 RIP] on 2015-Jun-12

2015-Jun-14

http://obituaries.nydailynews.com/obituaries/nydailynews/obituary.aspx?n=Thomas-J-DRUMMY&pid=175079985

Thomas J. DRUMMY
Obituary

DRUMMY-Thomas J. on

6-12-2015 with his family at bedside age 95. Longtime resident of Beechhurst. St Luke’s parishioner, WWII Vet. Tom was born on April 4, 1920 in Astoria.

Engineering graduate of Manhattan College, Tom held advanced degrees from Yale and NYU. He worked for American Airlines for many years retiring in 1982 as Director of Budgets.

Beloved husband of the late Eileen McConnell Drummy. Loving son of the late John Drummy and Delia O’Grady Drummy. Beloved sister of the late Mary Drummy Rasulo (Vincent) and Brother John Drummy (Theresa). He is survived by his sister Nora Drummy Collins (Bill) son Tommy and daughter Maura Drummy O’Neill (Thomas). Loving grandfather of Meghan and Shela O’Neill.

Reposing at MARTIN A. GLEASON FUNERAL HOME, 10-25 150th Street, Whitestone. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday St. Luke’s 9:15am. Internment Mt. St. Mary’s. The family requests in lieu of flowers donations in Tom’s memory to St Luke’s Parish. Visiting Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9pm.

Published in the Daily News on June 15, 2015

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Drummy, Thomas J. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/nydailynews/thomas-j-drummy-condolences/175079985?cid=full

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Dear John,

I believe that Thomas is a member of the Class of 1942.

May He Rest In Peace.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Drummy, Thomas J. [MC1942 RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JOY: Meagher, Christopher Albert [MC1999] weds

2015-Jun-14

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/14/fashion/weddings/veronica-mears-and-christopher-meagher.html?_r=0

Veronica Mears and Christopher Meagher
JUNE 14, 2015

2015 Jun 14 master

Veronica Grace Mears and Christopher Albert Meagher were married Saturday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Ridgefield, Conn. The Rev. Whitney Altopp, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony.

Mrs. Meagher, 34, is a vice president and assistant general counsel for Goldman Sachs in Manhattan. She focuses on legal matters in the securities division. She graduated from Dartmouth and received a law degree from Emory.

She is the daughter of Dr. Jane V. Petroff of Ridgefield and Dr. J. Gregory Mears of New Canaan, Conn. The bride’s father is a hematologist and oncologist and professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center in Manhattan. Her mother is the chief of allergy and immunology at the James J. Peters V.A. Medical Center in the Bronx.

Mr. Meagher, 39, works in Manhattan as a broker for SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, an investment bank in Atlanta; he sells stocks to institutional money managers. He graduated from Manhattan College.

He is a son of Nancy Meagher of Middletown, N.J., and the late Thomas Meagher. His mother retired as a nurse at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, N.J.

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Meagher, Christopher Albert [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Christopher is a member of the Class of 1999.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Meagher, Christopher Albert [MC1999]

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Good Morning All,

We congratulate Christopher and his Wife Veronica asthey celebrated their wedding on June 14, 2015. WE pray that, as the Lord Blessed their Union, this part of their journey is filled wirh joy, health and God’s Blessings. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JFOUND: Rigolosi, Steven [MC1987] writer of mysteries

2015-Jun-15

https://booksnj2015.sched.org/list/descriptions/#.VX3UR-cqRe4

Steven Rigolosi

Steven Rigolosi was born in Bergen County, NJ, and currently lives in Franklin Lakes. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Manhattan College and Rutgers University, he grew up in the Bergen County Library System. He writes mystery fiction. In 2014, Oprah chose his latest mystery, The Outsmarting of Criminals, as one of the best mysteries of Fall 2014. | http://stevenrigolosi.wordpress.com

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https://stevenrigolosi.wordpress.com/about/

Welcome to my online world. I’m a publisher of academic books in economics and geography (the nonfiction side of my life) and a writer of mysteries (though I admit I also like the term “crime fiction”). My first cozy, The Outsmarting of Criminals, features Miss Felicity Prim, a book lover who believes that a lifetime of reading mysteries has prepared her for a new career in criminal outsmarting.

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http://www.amazon.com/The-Outsmarting-Criminals-Introducing-Felicity/dp/0977378799

The Outsmarting of Criminals: A Mystery Introducing Miss Felicity Prim Hardcover – March 31, 2014by Steven Rigolosi (Author)

After being mugged in New York City, Miss Felicity Prim decides to leave the big city and purchase a home in the country, where she will be safe from the dangerous criminals who call New York home. A devoted reader of crime fiction, Miss Prim believes that her reading experiences have given her the skills required to become an amateur sleuth in her new home of Greenfield, Connecticut. She gets her chance to prove her mettle when she finds a corpse in her basement. As Miss Prim searches for the victim’s identity and killer, she finds her father’s old journals, which create a crisis in her family. Meanwhile, Miss Prim’s young friend, Dolly, has become involved in a dangerous situation and needs Miss Prim’s help. Can Miss Prim, with her insights into human behavior and her steadfast refusal to rely on forensics and databases (which she considers the crutches of lazy investigators), save the day and bring everything to a happy resolution? Of course she can.

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Rigolosi, Steven [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Steven is a member of the Class of 1987.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Rigolosi, Steven [MC1987]

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MNEWS: MC Prof Ladda quote in interesting article on women’s soccer

2015-Jun-15

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_spot/2015/06/12/women_s_world_cup_2015_before_any_team_usa_members_were_even_born_these.html

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Some of those schools had first introduced soccer in the 1920s. Shawn Ladda, a kinesiology professor at Manhattan College and an expert on the history of women’s intercollegiate soccer, says soccer was popular because of its low cost and emphasis on running. Rather than official games, the colleges engaged in “play dates.” Women from Bryn Mawr, Smith and Wellesley, for instance, would intermingle for a series of competitive games.

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[JR: I found the article fascinating.]

https://manhattan.edu/faculty/shawnladda

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GOOGLE+: Hansman, Kaitlin [MC2010] Office Manager, Unique Restoration & Remodeling, Inc.

2015-Jun-15

https://plus.google.com/102253997975603752998/about

Hansman, Kaitlin [MC2010]
Office Manager, Unique Restoration & Remodeling, Inc.
Attended Manhattan College

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JFOUND: Sorbara, Massimo [MC1978] Sr. Director of Technical Standards at Ikanos Communications

2015-Jun-15

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ikanos-communications-presenting-in-tnos-ultra-fast-broadband-seminar-2015-06-12

Ultra-Fast-Broadband Seminar
Published: June 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. ET

Ikanos Expert Will Discuss Framework to Facilitate Self-Install by the Subscriber for Future Deployments of G.fast and Vectored VDSL2 Services

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FREMONT, CA, Jun 12, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Ikanos Communications, Inc. IKAN, -8.55% a leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the connected home, has announced that Massimo Sorbara, Senior Director of Technical Standards, will speak at TNO’s Ultra-Fast Broadband Seminar, on June 18, 2015 at Hilton The Hague in the Netherlands.

This presentation will provide a framework to facilitate self-install by the customer in the deployment of G.fast and Vectored VDSL2 access lines. Ikanos will show a system model for implementation of customer self-install and identify various challenges to be faced and tools to use in the installation process. This will conclude with a summary of the standardization activity supporting customer self-install in the Broadband Forum and ITU-T.

Who: Massimo Sorbara, Senior Director of Technical Standards, Ikanos Communications

What: DSL Technical Innovations

When: Thursday, June 18, 2015, 10:45 am UTC

Where: Hilton, The Hague, Netherlands

About Massimo Sorbara

Massimo Sorbara is Sr. Director of Technical Standards at Ikanos Communications in Red Bank, NJ (formerly of Globespan, GlobespanVirata, and Conexant Systems). He is currently involved in the development of G.fast and DSL standards in the ITU-T and serves as Vice-chair in the Metallic Transmission Group in the Broadband Forum responsible for development of the DSL test specifications. Massimo has been involved in DSL Standards Development since 1990 seeing the evolutions of the HDSL, ADSL, and VDSL standards. He has served as the Chair of ATIS Committee NIPP-NAI (formerly T1E1.4) 2000-2008 and as Vice-chair 1994-1999, and 2008 – present; chair of the Spectral Compatibility Sub-Committee in NRIC-V (an advisory group to the FCC); and the CPE Working Group in FS-VDSL Committee defining CPE technical specifications in support of VDSL based services. From 1986 through 1996, Mr. Sorbara held positions at AT&T Bell Labs / AT&T Paradyne, where he was primarily responsible for DSL systems engineering and product definition. Mr. Sorbara holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College and a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Santa Clara.

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Sorbara, Massimo [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Massimo is a member of the Class of 1978.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Sorbara, Massimo [MC1978]

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JNEWS: Gatto, James G. [MC1984] joins Sheppard Mullin

2015-Jun-16

http://www.lawdragon.com/press-releases/ip-team-joins-sheppard-mullin/

IP Team Joins Sheppard Mullin
By MICHELLE FOX Press Releases No Comments

June 15, 2015

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LOS ANGELES, June 15, 2015— Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP has added three partners to the firm’s growing Intellectual Property practice group: James G. Gatto, D. Benjamin Esplin and Bradford C. Blaise. Gatto and Blaise join Sheppard Mullin’s Washington D.C. office and Esplin joins the firm’s Del Mar office.

“As extremely well-regarded IP specialists, they are sought out coast-to-coast by technology and game companies for patent portfolio strategy and business model advice. We are delighted to welcome Jim, Ben and Brad to the firm. They are first-rate attorneys that significantly add depth and breadth to our existing IP and technology capabilities, especially in the games, social media, internet, open source, mHealth and FinTech industries,” said Guy Halgren, chairman of Sheppard Mullin.

“We are thrilled to join Sheppard Mullin. We have found the attorneys here to be talented, entrepreneurial and tech-savvy. We are impressed with the firm’s successful strategic growth, particularly in its top-tier IP practice and its digital media and games practices,” Gatto commented. “The firm’s presence and profile in California, coupled with its commitment to expand its IP capabilities on the East Coast and social media and games practice firm wide, were critical factors in our decision to join Sheppard Mullin. Sheppard Mullin offers us a dynamic and exciting platform to expand our practices, especially with high profile litigation and transactional matters.”

“Our clients are facing increasingly complex IP challenges in a dynamic and evolving technical and legal landscape,” said Daniel Yannuzzi, chair of the Intellectual Property practice group at Sheppard Mullin. “Jim, Ben and Brad will enhance our ability to serve our clients’ needs in this rapidly-developing environment. They share our focus and will help us to continue to build a premier intellectual property practice to serve our clients’ diverse needs.”

Gatto leverages his unique combination of over 30 years of IP experience, business insights and attention to technology trends to help companies develop IP and other legal strategies that are aligned with their business objectives. His practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property, internet and technology law, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and open source. Gatto advises clients of all sizes (start-ups to Fortune 100 companies) on key legal and business issues relating to the use of social media, video games, mobile and social games, eSports, fantasy sports and online gambling (gamblification), virtual goods and currencies (including bitcoin), social networks, virtual worlds, augmented reality, virtual reality, cyber security, open source, user-generated content, mHealth and FinTech Apps, location-based services and gamification.

Gatto has been in the intellectual property field since 1984, when he started as a patent examiner while attending Georgetown University Law School at night. His practice encompasses a full range of IP and technology issues, including: patent, trademark, copyright, open source and trade secret litigation; counseling and technology transactions; developing and implementing IP strategies to protect and to monetize IP assets; creating and implementing IP programs; conducting IP audits; conducting complex patent prosecution, including patent appeals, interferences, Inter Partes Review (IPRs), reissues and reexaminations; handling patent enforcement issues, including licensing and litigation; conducting IP due diligence in and negotiating IP aspects of mergers, acquisitions and financings; rendering opinions concerning the infringement, validity and enforceability of patents; handling trademark prosecution, domain name, copyright and trade secret matters; handling IP aspects of employment issues; handling IP aspects of government contracts; negotiating and drafting technology agreements; negotiating and drafting development, licensing, publishing and partnership agreements; advising clients on legal issues associated with open source software including open source audits and remediation, open source patent issues, open source licenses, open source compatibility issues, indemnity issues, open source license compliance, open source contributions, and developing and implementing corporate policies on use and approval of open source software; advising clients on the legality of cutting edge Internet business methods and technology, such as gambling/contests/sweepstakes-related issues, eSports, Fantasy Sports and real money skilled-based contests; preparing terms of service, end user license agreements and privacy policies; and advising clients on computer law issues such as screen scraping, computer fraud and abuse and SPAM-related issues; and many issues related to social media, including IP ownership in social media accounts, content and followers, employee-related aspects of social media, including the role of social media in non-solicitation and trade secret matters, conducting social media audits and developing corporate social media policies.

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Gatto received a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1988 and a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College in 1984. Esplin received a J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 2007 and a B.S. in Engineering Physics from Colorado School of Mines in 2001. Blaise received a J.D. from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in 2002 and a Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering from Catholic University of America in 1996.

Sheppard Mullin has 60 attorneys based in its Washington D.C. and 110 attorneys in its Intellectual Property practice group firmwide. The arrival of Gatto, Esplin and Blaise at Sheppard Mullin continues the expansion of the firm’s Chambers-ranked Intellectual Property practice group and follows the addition last month of IP partner William Lambert, who joined the firm in Palo Alto.

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Gatto, James G. [MC1984]

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) prays for Elaine and Kevin on their engagement

JOY: Labate, Elaine [MC2009] and Kearns, Kevin [MC2008] engaged
2015-Jun-11

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Good Morning All,

We congratulate Elaine and Kevin on their engagement and our prayers go out to them as they prepare for this wonderful phase in their life’s journey. May God Bless their union and guide them.

Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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MOBIT: Riverso, John G. [MCattendee RIP] on 2015-Jun-15

2015-Jun-17

http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=John-Riverso&lc=1354&pid=175093236&mid=6484551

John Riverso
June 19, 1955 – June 15, 2015
Obituary

John G. Riverso passed away at the age of 59, Monday, June 15, 2015 after battling with bile duct cancer.

John was born in White Plains, New York on June 19, 1955 to Raphael G. Riverso and the late Nadia E. Riverso. He spent his childhood growing up in Scarsdale with his 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

John was a graduate of Fordham Prep and attended Manhattan College.

He was an Exempt Member and Assistant Volunteer Chief of the Greenville Fire Department and a volunteer for the Scarsdale Ambulance Corp.

John spent more than 32 years working in the construction industry completing significant and notable projects throughout Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

John had a passion for the outdoors.

John is survived by his loving wife, Arlene Campbell Riverso; his three children Cara (Concord, CA), John (New Orleans) and Christopher; father Raphael G. Riverso, brothers and sisters Vincent (Denise), Stella, Raphael, Maria Cameron (Bob), Milo (Michele) and Pia (Bruce Brigandi); and nephews and niece Michael, Anthony, Nadia and Peter.

A wake will be held at Bennett Funeral Home in Scarsdale on Friday, June 19, 2015, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A funeral Mass will be said on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Scarsdale, New York. Cremation to follow at Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, New York, NY

In lieu of flowers please make donations in celebration of John’s life to the Cholangio Carcinoma Organization at http://cholangiocarcinoma.org/donate-online/

Edwin L. Bennett Funeral Home
824 Scarsdale Avenue
Scarsdale, New York 10583
(914) 725-1137
http://www.elbennettfuneralhomes.com

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Riverso, John G. [MCattendee RIP]

Guestbook: Same Link

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Dear John,

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

May He Rest In Peace

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JLINKEDIN: Halen, Alexander (MC2012) new job Search Analyst at Mercury Media

2015-Jun-18

Alexander has a new job!
Search Analyst at Mercury Media

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/ahalen

Halen, Alexander (MC2012)
Search Analyst at Mercury Media
Greater New York City AreaInformation Technology and Services

Summary

I have my BS in Business Administration with a major in Marketing and minors in Psychology and Computer Information Systems from Manhattan College, Magna Cum Laude. I then enrolled at New Jersey Institute of Technology for an MS in Business and Information Systems with a specialization in Business Decision Making. Enjoying both worlds of business and computing, I was looking a for a field that would marry the two seamlessly.

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JOBIT: Mauro, Richard L. [MC1964 RIP] on 2015-Jun-08

2015-Jun-18

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/atlanta/obituary.aspx?n=Richard-MAURO&pid=175102722

Richard MAURO
1942 – 2015

Richard L. Mauro, age 72, of Marietta, GA, died at home on June 8, 2015.

He is survived by his wife, Rosalind Mauro, his children; Christine Gentry (Tony), Richard Mauro, Jr., Michele Wilson (Clay) and Andrew Mauro (Carolyn). Survivors also include his mother, Concetta Mauro; grandchildren Nick, Stephen, Joshua, Samuel and Sydney; sister-in-law Margaret Hinojosa; niece Lisa DiSanto (Lou) and nephew Michael Hinojosa (Shelby); great nephew and nieces Dimitri, Leila and Malia.

Mr. Mauro was preceded in death by his father, Pasquale Mauro. He was born in Mt. Vernon, NY, on October 8th, 1942. He graduated from AB Davis High School in Mt. Vernon, in 1960. He received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College in 1964 and an MS in Industrial Administration from Union College in 1969.

In 1964, he began his long career at IBM working in engineering, sales and marketing; and he was very involved in the launching of the new IBM PC. In 1985 he began working for Inforum Technology Mart in Atlanta and then started his own company, Insight Marketing Partners, in 1989. This led to his position as president and COO of TeleMate.Net (formerly Complementary Solutions), in 1994. He eventually became CEO and helped to take the company public.

He retired in 2001 and spent time on his photography and extensive travel with his “sweetie” Roz and family. His photos, and those of many other artists, can be viewed on the photography website he created in retirement, visionlightgallery.com. He left us too soon but he lived his life to the fullest, and he lives on in the hearts of those who loved him.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 10 o’clock in the morning at Sandy Springs Chapel, 136 Mt. Vernon Hwy. NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. Memorial contributions may be made to Safe Path Children’s Advocacy Center, 736 Whitlock Avenue Suite 600, Marietta, GA 30064, Hospice Atlanta, 1244 Park Vista Drive, Atlanta, GA 30319 or Melanoma Research Alliance, 1101 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 620, Washington, DC 20005.

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on June 18, 2015

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Mauro, Richard L. [MC1964 RIP]

Guestbook: Same link

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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JFOUND: Minaya, Jose (MC1994) Head of Private Markets, TIAA-CREF

2015-Jun-18

http://www.churchillam.com/board-of-directors/

Jose Minaya

Senior Managing Director, Head of Private Markets, TIAA-CREF Asset Management

Jose Minaya is a senior managing director and Head of Private Markets Asset Management for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Minaya is responsible for the business activities and strategic direction of TIAA-CREF Asset Management Private Markets across various asset classes in private equity and private fixed income. Mr. Minaya also oversees TIAA-CREF’s relationships with various investor and strategic partners and serves as Chairman of majority-owned affiliates Westchester Group and GreenWood Resources as well as Churchill Asset Management. In addition, he is a member of the TIAA-CREF Investment and Risk committees. Most recently, he was Head of Natural Resources & Infrastructure Investments where he was responsible for building and managing the Agriculture, Timber, Energy, and Infrastructure investment platforms. Previously, Mr. Minaya managed transactions involving privately-placed debt and equity. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2004.

Mr. Minaya has 21 years of investment experience including positions at AIG Global Investment Group where he was involved in emerging markets equity transactions and the investment banking group at Merrill Lynch where his responsibilities included mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions.

Mr. Minaya holds a B.S. in finance from Manhattan College, where he was a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, an international economics honor society, and an MBA from Dartmouth College, Amos Tuck School of Business where he was a Robert Toigo Fellow. He is a recognized expert on real assets investing and is frequently sought after by the media and industry events for his perspectives and insights on the asset class.

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) prays for three

2015-Jun-18

Good Afternoon All,

Nancy Maksomski asks for our Prayers. Nancy’s Mom is having Hip Replacement Surgery tomorrow Friday, 6/19/15. We pray for complete and quick healing for Mrs. Maksomski, free of complications. Once her hip heals and the MDs feel she is better aligned, she will likely go in for some serious back surgery.

Nancy also asks for our prayers for her Dad, Dave. He is having some back problems that are weakening his legs. As Mr. Maksomski is the primary care giver for Mrs. Maksomski and Vice-Versa, we pray for quick healing for both of them and that Dave’s back problem is transitory.

In April, Nancy asked for our prayers for an old and dear Family friend, Sister Marcella Sullivan who at that time was diagnosed with Liver Cancer and given 3 to 6 months to live. Sister has been moved to Calvary Hospital as her condition has deteriorated. Sister Marcella is a Fellow Jasper, who like many of the Presentation Nuns, attended Manhattan College graduating in 1954. She taught the poor for many years in New Orleans and in the 1980s she became a Nurse and a Pastoral Minister in Westchrster County. Sister has shared wirh Nancy that she is ready to go home. We pray that when she is called, it be peaceful, as she is taken into God’s Eternal Embrace in the Kingdom of Heaven.

Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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MFOUND: Manhattan College engineering student wins a scholarship

2015-Jun-18

https://dagherengineering.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/dagher-engineering-puts-money-where-mouth-is-awards-2500-scholarship-to-manhattan-college-engineering-student/

Posted on May 20, 2015
NEW YORK, May 20, 2015 – Yesterday, at an event that brings New York’s elite Professional Engineers of present and future together, Dagher Engineering, PLLC awarded a $2,500 scholarship to a Manhattan College engineering student, Nicholas Adamo.

The Metropolitan Region Membership Meeting, held annually since 2002 by the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC NY), allows ACEC member firms to generously make scholarships available to engineering students attending New York State colleges and universities.

Dagher Engineering was one of nine ACEC member firms at yesterday’s luncheon presenting a scholarship to students working tenaciously toward a civil engineering degree. Mr. Adamo has shown nothing but dedication to his engineering pursuit through his active membership with organizations such as the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Construction Management Association of America, and the New York Water Environment Association. He also received immense praise from Manhattan College’s Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Dr. Hossain Azam.

Elias Dagher, Founding Principal and CEO of Dagher Engineering, took a vested interest in Mr. Adamo’s plans to pursue his master’s degree while they spoke. “It’s important to teach young engineers that learning doesn’t stop once you finish school. It continues throughout your career,” said Dagher. “This is an important program because it promotes education and the field of engineering. The staff at Dagher Engineering is always working to learn new technology and stay ahead of trends. “

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MNEWS: Student noise

2015-Jun-18

http://riverdalepress.com/stories/Student-noise-the-tip-of-the-iceberg,56998?content_source=&category_id=31&search_filter=&event_mode=&event_ts_from=&list_type=&order_by=&order_sort=&content_class=&sub_type=&town_id=

Student noise the tip of the iceberg
Posted 5/14/15

To the editor:

I applaud James O’Connor’s appeal to the neighbors to partner in reducing noise from Manhattan College students (“Let’s partner in reducing noise,” May 7). As a neighbor who has been very active in organizing and speaking out about the situation, my perspective has always been that we are sharing the neighborhood with these students, most of whom are very reasonable, polite and engaging when they are sober. At their age they are hardwired to be playful, loud, impulsive and somewhat oblivious to the local residents, as were many of us at that age. Part of their education is to help them transition from the self-centered world of adolescence and become more integrated, productive and contributing members of a larger community.

However, we are not doing them a favor by winking and looking the other way, buying into the “unspoken rule” that living near a college means putting up with screaming curses and inappropriate rants right outside first floor residential windows at 3 a.m. It is a far greater disservice to them to silently clean up their discarded beer cans, liquor bottles red cups, pools of vomit and the occasional condom wrapper than to hold them accountable to a basic level of mutual respect.

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[JR: Sounds like some of the students are out of control. Hope they can dial it back for their own sake.]

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MFOUND: Alma Mater graduate

2015-Jun-18

https://teechip.com/manhattan1#id=4&c=15380E

2015 Jun 18 gildan 50 50 hoodie 15380E

[JR: Obviously a sucker link, but I was tempted.]

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JFOUND: Badding, John [MC1984] PSU Faculty Scholar Medal

2015-Jun-19

http://news.psu.edu/story/361032/2015/06/18/academics/john-badding-awarded-faculty-scholar-medal-outstanding-achievement

John Badding awarded Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement
June 18, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — John Badding, professor of chemistry and physics at Penn State, has been selected to receive the 2015 Penn State Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Physical Sciences. Established in 1980, the award recognizes scholarly or creative excellence represented by a single contribution or a series of contributions around a coherent theme. A committee of faculty peers selects candidates after reviewing nominations together with outside evaluations from peer institutions.

Badding is a materials and solid-state chemist whose research focuses on using high pressures to synthesize or characterize microscale and nanoscale materials. Because of their unusual properties and unprecedented chemical structures, these materials have applications in telecommunications, in photovoltaic solar technology and in high-strength materials. Badding investigates the properties and potential applications of high-pressure supercritical fluids — hybrids that share the properties of liquids and gases. His work with optical fibers synthesized at high pressure has the potential for technological impact by creating tunable infrared lasers with unprecedented power, fiber-based electronic devises and solar fabrics. Recently, Badding and his research team developed a new form of carbon nanotube — diamond-like threads that they suspect may be stronger than conventional carbon nanotubes.

Badding’s previous honors include a David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship from 1993 to 1998 and a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award in 1993. He is the author or coauthor of more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications and holds several patents related to his research.

Badding earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Manhattan College in 1984 and a doctoral degree in chemistry at the University of California at Berkeley in 1989. Prior to joining the Penn State faculty as an assistant professor of chemistry in 1991, Badding was a postdoctoral fellow at the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington from 1989 to 1991. He became associate professor of chemistry at Penn State in 1997 and professor of chemistry in 2007. In addition, Badding became a professor of physics at Penn State in 2014.

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JFOUND: Shoemaker, Tom [MC1978] CEO Phacil

2015-Jun-19

http://www.phacil.com/about/leadership/

Tom Shoemaker
President & Chief Executive Officer

Tom serves as Phacil’s President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As such, he is responsible for advancing the business by driving operational excellence and technology innovation.

Tom’s illustrious career includes 20 years in executive management and technical positions with communications and information technology companies. He co-founded DisasterSOS, a leading provider of next-generation, on-demand Disaster Management Services. Prior to DisasterSOS, he was President and CEO of Send Word Now, an on-demand emergency alerting and response service. Tom also served as Executive Vice President of Business Development at ITXC Corp, a VoIP network communications carrier and Vice President and General Manager of AT&T WorldNet Service. He also spent several years at AT&T Bell Labs where he focused on network operation systems and software architecture assignments, working on large government contracts, including some for the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Postal Service, and the Department of Defense.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Manhattan College, a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and an Executive MBA from The University of Michigan School Of Business. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. When not at work, Tom can be found spending time with his wife or golfing with his three sons.

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Shoemaker, Tom [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Tom is a member of the Class of 1978.

Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Shoemaker, Tom [MC1978]

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JFOUND: Lissner, J. Matthew [MC1979] gets Congressional kudos

2015-Jun-19

https://www.congress.gov/congressional-record/2015/06/17/extensions-of-remarks-section/article/e918-2/

HONORING COLONEL J. MATTHEW LISSNER
(Extensions of Remarks – June 17, 2015)
[Page E918]

From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

HONORING COLONEL J. MATTHEW LISSNER

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HON. THOMAS MacARTHUR of new jersey in the house of representatives

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Mr. MacARTHUR. Mr. Speaker, I rise to pay tribute to Colonel J. Matthew Lissner of the United States Army Reserve. Colonel Lissner has served in all three components of the Army (Active, National Guard, and Army Reserve) for over 28 years. Currently he serves as the Congressional Legislative Liaison for the 99th Regional Support Command, stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

Colonel Lissner will leave his post as a Legislative Liaison to join the faculty of the U.S. Army War College in August of this year. I am grateful for his life of service to the Army, and wish him well as he transitions into his new assignment in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

A career Infantry Officer, Colonel Lissner received his commission from the Officer Candidate School in 1988. His education includes a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education (Teaching) from Manhattan College in 1979, a Master of Arts in Exercise Physiology from Indiana State University in 1985, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College in 2007.

Prior to assignment as a Legislative Liaison, Colonel Lissner held a wide variety of infantry assignments through battalion level, and a number of staff positions at higher commands such as the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Third U.S. Army, U.S. Joint Forces Command,
and I Corps. His combat deployments include Operation Just Cause (Panama), Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (Kuwait), and Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq).

Although he is a highly decorated Soldier with more than 28 years of service to his credit, perhaps his most notable accomplishments have occurred off of the parade field. For example, prior to beginning his military service, Colonel Lissner worked with severely mentally and physically handicapped children, taught Physical Education, and coached a variety of sports at the scholastic and collegiate levels.

A diverse individual, Matt’s interests include all sports, camping, and hunting with his five great kids–Kaitlyn, MariPat, Jessie, Lanie, and Robert–without whose love and support none of his accomplishments would have been possible. It is only fair and proper to acknowledge their tireless support as he worked tirelessly on his assigned duties.

Let us thank them all for their sacrifices and wish them continued success in the future.

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Lissner, J. Matthew [MC1979]

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JEMAIL: Toner, Mike (MC1972) catches up with me

2015-Jun-19

Dear f. John,

I sent the note below last week by replying to JJ distribution – but perhaps it got lost in “the ether”… I wouldn’t want you to think that your devoted readers weren’t paying attention to your questions and concerns…

Dear f. John,

Regarding your proposed switch from Yahoo to distribute JJ.

Frist – from your reply to Jasper Ferrara (a classmate – though I don’t think we knew each other..), please say it isn’t so, that there will come a day “when [you] can no longer do it”…

Second – Just give us instructions and this Jasper will adopt whatever distribution scheme is best for you.

Regarding Bill Donohue and “calling it as he sees it…” – sometimes I think Brother Bill could use some new glasses… He seems to see bigotry and anti-Catholicism behind any disagreement or legitimate criticism. I think that he is frequently an embarrassment to our Church.

Thanks, as always, for all you do as CIC…

mike toner
BEE ’72
buffalo, ny

Also this week in the Broderick obituary, it mentions his brother, Ray, and that his wife is Fran (presumably Broderick). I was at alma mater when we were able to take classes at CMSV (and vice-versa). I took a film class at CMSV taught be Fran Broderick. I wondere if they are one and the same.

Thanks again for your good work

mike toner
BEE ’72

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[JR: (1) You’re correct. If you don’t see it, then I missed it. (2) Doing the obits for so long, one has to recognize that eventually everyone reaches the end of the road. (3) Anyone can shift to the “new” distribution mechanism at http://eepurl.com/NAy_D anytime. I’ll figure out how to push everyone over as we get to the end of the year. (4) I think Bill D at least speaks up. I think that the “brand” is damaged MORE by the antics of politicians like JFK, Pelosi, and others. (5) No idea about Broderick’s.]

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COMMENT: Frank Smith (MC 1970) comments on Toner, Mike (MC1972)

2015-Jun-19

Frank MacGabhann commented on JEMAIL: Toner, Mike (MC1972) catches up with me

2015-Jun-19 Dear f. John, I sent the note below last week by replying to JJ distribution – but perhaps it got lost in “the …

In Ireland we call them head cases, so I don’t bother even commenting. But it’s great to see my old friend and ASB fraternity brother, Mike Toner, being a bedrock of common sense. Frank Smith (MC 1970) Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2015 20:05:37 +0000

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MFOUND: OMG NYC (Origami Meetup Group! NYC) (New York, NY) at Alma Mater

2015-Jun-20

http://www.meetup.com/omgnyc/

OMG to OUSA 2015

Fri Jun 19
6:00 PM

Manhattan College 4513 Manhattan College Pkwy, Bronx, NY (map)

This year’s convention is going to be at Manhattan College. OUSA has an annual origami convention where folders meet over a three day event and just fold and learn…

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ENDNOTE: Petrone, Louis S. “Key West Lou” (MC1957) cites Portugal’s drug policy

2015-Jun-20

[JR: Using Key West Lou’s blog post as a springboard.]

http://keywestlou.com/american-pharoah/

*** begin quote ***

I wrote this week’s KONK Life column yesterday. Got it out a day early. Don’t know where the energy came from.

The title is Portugal The Blueprint.

Portugal legalized drugs in 2001. All drugs. Even the real bad stuff like cocaine and heroin. Fourteen years later, the results are amazing. Drug problems significantly down in every area. Jails closing because there are not enough criminals to occupy them.

You will find the article interesting. Perhaps something the U.S. should consider. Read the column before you criticize my comment.

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I am a little L libertarian and completely agree with you about ending the “(pseudo) War on (some) Drugs”. It’s a MEDICAL problem; not a legal problem.

My exemplar is Prohibition that created organized crime. (We got Prohibition because women regained the right to vote, but that it another rant.) Once Prohibition was repealed, there is no violence between Budweiser and Miller employees. And, “organized crime” had to move on to other prohibited substances.

Remember why Prohibition was repealed? Jury nullification.

Prosecutors could get a jury to convict any one of booze arrests; that’s why they had to get Al Capone on Tax Evasion.

So regardless of what the Gooferment, the politicians, or the bureaucrats say, American Juries can put an end to this nonsense all by themselves. No victim; no crime. Sorry. A juron doesn’t have to explain or even talk; just vote “not guilty” and this house of cards will come tumbling down. Argh!

What does an out of work Columbian drug lord do for a living?

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