Friday 18 May 2001

Dear Jaspers,

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Don't forget:

Sunday May

Weekend Reunion Friday - Sunday 6/1-3 @ the College
    Classes of 36,41,46,51,56,61,66,71,76,81,86,91,96
    (contact Grace Feeney at

Monday 6/18
33rd Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste Conference
    (Dr. Nada Assaf-Anid

Saturday 7/21 (thru 7/30) Alumni Safari to Kenya
    (Maria Khury-Anton '77, 718-543-500

Monday 7/30 (thru 8/3) 19th Annual AP Workshops
(Dr. Pamela Kerrigan 718-862-7209

ALL BOILER PLATE is at the end.

Signing off for this week.

I was listening to the radio when Doctor Laura identified a caller as Jewish when he said something like public humiliation was like killing someone. At that instant, I realized what I dislike about the “Weakest Link”. It’s host makes nasty comments about the “losers”. Unlike Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, or Millionaire, where no one is embarrassed no matter how dumb they sometimes seem. So, from now on, I’m boycotting “Link” because it’s the weakest link, IMHO.

Reflect well on our alma mater, this week, every week, in any and every way possible, large or small. God bless.

"Collector-in-chief" John



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Grech, Thomas J.      | Announcement4
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Kelly, Peter          | News1
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Ryan, Tom             | Announcement2
1941?    |
Coons, Helen M.       | Obit2
1955 BA  | O'Sullivan, Thomas J. | Obit1
1955 BA  | Whalen, Thomas        | Email3
1956 BS  |
St. Clair, Larry      | Email2
1957 BS  | Bantum, Ken           | Sports3
1961 BA  | Braks, Robert         | Announcement1
1963 BA  | Kelly, Ray            | Email1
1964 BS  |
Schwarz, Ken          | Email2
1966 BA  | Van Etten, Robert     | Email1
1968 BA  | Gawloski, Joe         | Email1
1969 BA  | Canning, Jeff         | Found1
1971 BA  |
Maikish, Charlie      | Email1
1971 BS  | McNulty, Paul         | Resume1
1980 MBA | Ramesh, Natesan       | News2
1981 BA  | Becker, Lance         | Announcement3
1991 BS  | Rebollo, Richard      | Email4
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BabyGal143            | WebPage1



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BabyGal143            | WebPage1
1957 BS  | Bantum, Ken           | Sports3
1981 BA  | Becker, Lance         | Announcement3
1961 BA  | Braks, Robert         | Announcement1
1969 BA  | Canning, Jeff         | Found1
1941?    |
Coons, Helen M.       | Obit2
1968 BA  | Gawloski, Joe         | Email1
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Grech, Thomas J.      | Announcement4
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Kelly, Peter          | News1
1963 BA  | Kelly, Ray            | Email1
1971 BA  |
Maikish, Charlie      | Email1
1971 BS  | McNulty, Paul         | Resume1
1955 BA  | O'Sullivan, Thomas J. | Obit1
1980 MBA | Ramesh, Natesan       | News2
1991 BS  | Rebollo, Richard      | Email4
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Ryan, Tom             | Announcement2
1964 BS  |
Schwarz, Ken          | Email2
1956 BS  |
St. Clair, Larry      | Email2
1966 BA  | Van Etten, Robert     | Email1
1955 BA  | Whalen, Thomas        | Email3






These are done automatically by the listbot software in response to a bounce. I don't even see the "bounce" so you have to be alert for Jottings going "MIA".


AND on the Postcard front:


[JR: Keep you're eye on your email and your mail for my postcards. These ISPs are not all that good at SP-ing it.]



[Announcement 1]

North Castle Partners Names Beverage Group Chief Executive And Chief Financial Officer

                   Kenneth Romanzi to Lead Expansion as CEO
               Robert Braks Experienced in Building Businesses

    GREENWICH, Conn., APRIL 11 /PRNewswire/ -- North Castle Partners, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based private investment firm focused on healthy living and aging, today announced the appointment of Kenneth G. Romanzi as Chief Executive Officer of the firm's Beverage Group, the largest premium healthy beverage company in the U.S.  Also named was Robert E. Braks as Chief Financial Officer.

    The Beverage Group offers premium beverages, including fresh and lightly pasteurized juices, juice blends and smoothies, and premium bottled water. North Castle formed the Beverage Group through the merger of six leading companies:  Saratoga Beverage Group, Inc.; M.H. Zeigler & Sons, Inc.; California Day-Fresh Foods, Inc.; Wiman Beverage Company, Inc.; Orchid Island Juice Company; and Fantasia Juice Company.

    "We are delighted to welcome two seasoned and talented executives with comprehensive experience in the food and beverage sectors to our Beverage Group," said Ellen Marram, partner of North Castle.  "Ken is an exceptional business leader with a proven track record of producing breakthrough results in the businesses he has led.  His extensive experience in the food and beverage sector will assist us greatly as we pursue new opportunities and develop strategies to take full advantage of the strength of our brands. Bob is highly experienced in internal financial and business operations and in working with financial institutions."

    "North Castle is building the leading premium beverage company by acquiring the strongest companies in this space. I look forward to leading The Beverage Group to profitably expand the business across different channels and build long-term value," said Mr. Romanzi.

    Mr. Romanzi has nearly 20 years of operating and marketing experience in the food and beverage sectors with global companies as well as entrepreneurial ventures.   From 1993 to 1998 he was with Nabisco, Inc. serving as President of Nabisco Refrigerated Foods, and more recently as President, Sales and Logistics for Nabisco Foods Group.  He also served as Senior Vice President, Sales & Customer Service for Nabisco Biscuit Company.  Prior to that he was with Cadbury Schweppes PLC as Vice President Marketing/Strategic Planning for North America, with responsibility for several brands.  He began his career at Frito-Lay.  In his most recent capacity, Mr. Romanzi was President and Chief Executive Officer of Balducci's Direct.  A graduate of Babson College, he attended the Executive Education Program at INSEAD.

    Mr. Braks is an experienced financial executive who has focused on creating profitable growth within the food and beverage sectors.  Since 1990, Mr. Braks has been with Steuben Foods, Inc., most recently as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer.  Prior to that he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Health Waters, Inc. For more than 10 years, he served with Cadbury Schweppes PLC in North America as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration. He began his career as a manager at Deloitte Haskins and Sells, an accounting firm.  He is a graduate of Manhattan College and is a Certified Public Accountant.

    About North Castle Partners

    North Castle Partners, is a private equity firm with offices in Greenwich, CT and San Francisco, CA.  The firm has made over 30 investments in companies that provide products and services promoting healthy living and aging.  North Castle has made significant investments in specific growth sectors, including: Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements; Day Spas; Sports Nutrition; Healthy Beverages; Global Leisure Travel; Complementary and Alternative Medicines; and Fitness Clubs.

SOURCE North Castle Partners
Web Site:

[MCOLDB: 1961 BA]


[Announcement 2]

Copyright 2001 PR Newswire Association, Inc.
May 16, 2001, Wednesday 10:01 AM Eastern Time
HEADLINE: Manugistics Builds on Sales Momentum Across Americas; Names Tom Ryan Senior Vice President of Sales

Manugistics Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: MANU), the leading global provider of Enterprise Profit Optimization(TM) (EPO) solutions -- the powerful combination of supply chain management and pricing and revenue optimization solutions -- for enterprises and eMarketplaces, today announced that Tom Ryan has been named senior vice president of Americas sales. As head of the Manugistics Americas-based sales organization, it is Ryan's mission to build on the company's strong sales momentum across this critical region.

    Ryan joins Manugistics with more than 17 years of experience in the software and high technology sector. Most recently, he was senior vice president of sales for the former Talus Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of pricing and revenue optimization (PRO) solutions. Tom was responsible for building and leading the Talus sales organization as it productized and introduced its innovative PRO solutions across multiple industry verticals -- including discrete manufacturing, high technology and telecommunications, and transport, travel and hospitality.

    "Tom Ryan's deep software sales expertise, proven management track record, and insights into many of Manugistics' key vertical industries make him an outstanding addition to the Manugistics executive team," said Rich Bergmann, Manugistics president. "As head of Americas-based sales, Tom will lead a team dedicated to bringing our innovative pricing and revenue optimization and EPO solutions to leading companies across the region."

    "Manugistics' balanced regional and vertical-industry sales approach has been critical to its success, as demonstrated by an Americas-based sales team which contributed to a significant increase in license fees for the region over the prior year," said Ryan. "I am honored to lead such a talented group, and look forward to working together to deliver innovative solutions to our clients that can help produce a higher level of return across the extended enterprise."

    Prior to joining Talus, Ryan served as vice president of North American regional sales for Cadence Design Systems, a leading supplier of complex electronic design software and service solutions. While there, Tom managed a sales organization that generated annual revenue in excess of $400 million -- contributing to a growth rate more than three times the industry average. Prior to joining Cadence, Tom worked in a number of sales, engineering and engineering management positions at Parker Hannafin Corporation and Grumman Electronic Systems.  Ryan joined Manugistics in December 2000 as Senior Vice President, North America Sales.  He holds a bachelor's of science degree in electrical engineering from Manhattan College and studied for a master's degree in electrical engineering at New York Polytechnic University.

About Manugistics Group, Inc.

    Manugistics is the leading global provider of Enterprise Profit Optimization (EPO) solutions -- the first solutions to simultaneously optimize a company's supply- and demand-side functions. Manugistics EPO and eMarketplace solutions help companies lower operating costs, enhance profitability and accelerate growth. The company's list of clients includes industry leaders such as 3Com,, Boeing, BP, Brown & Williamson, Caterpillar, Cisco Systems, Coca-Cola Bottling, Compaq, DuPont, eConnections, Ford, General Electric, Harley-Davidson, Hormel, Levi Strauss & Co., Marriott, Nestle, Texas Instruments, Timberland, Unilever, and United Airlines. For more information, go to

This announcement contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that include, among others, anticipated losses, unpredictability of future revenues, potential fluctuations in quarterly operating results, competition, risks related to quarterly performance, risks of system interruption, management of potential growth, and risks of new business areas, international expansion, business combinations, and strategic alliances. A decreased demand for computer software due to weakening economic conditions could result in decreased revenues or lower revenue growth rates. More information about factors that potentially could affect Manugistics financial results is included in Manugistics filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including most recently the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration Statement No. 333-53918).

    Manugistics is a registered trademark, and the Manugistics logo, the phrase "Leveraged Intelligence," Enterprise Profit Optimization and NetWORKS are trademarks of Manugistics, Inc. All other product or company names mentioned are used for identification purposes only, and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

SOURCE Manugistics Group, Inc.

CONTACT: Joel Weinshank of Manugistics Group, Inc., 301-984-5330, or email:; or Eamon Bobowski of Ogilvy PR, 202-736-1652, or email:, for Manugistics

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[Announcement 3]

Copyright 2001 Business Wire, Inc.
Business Wire
May 16, 2001, Wednesday 08:03 AM Eastern Time
HEADLINE: CrossAccess Appoints New Vice President of Business Development; Lance Becker to Focus on Formation of Strategic Partnerships
DATELINE: SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 16, 2001

CrossAccess Corporation, a data integration company, today announced the appointment of Lance Becker to vice president of business development. In this position, Becker will focus on driving the company's global strategic alliances. Chief initiatives include developing new relationships and expanding those with existing business and technology partners, like IBM and MERANT.

Becker has over 18 years of operating management experience and holds patents in data communications technologies. In previous positions, he has both advised and led a number of startups in the technology field, most recently at Metagon Technologies where he was president and CEO.

"As CrossAccess continues to expand its presence in the marketplace, it becomes increasingly more important to form strategic relationships with superior companies," said CrossAccess CEO Michael Dering. "Lance's vast experience will allow him to focus his attention on positioning CrossAccess as the leader within our growing industry."

"There's a major demand from application providers for expertise in the legacy data integration area," said Dering, "Teaming our technology with application software will allow customers to benefit from a complete integration solution."

Previously, Becker worked at The Gartner Group and The Diebold Group, where he led consulting operations. Becker started his career at IBM, joining the company directly from Manhattan College, where he holds degrees in Computer Information Sciences and Business Management.

About CrossAccess Corporation

CrossAccess Corporation, a data integration company based in Santa Clara, California, pioneered the concept of legacy data integration and now leads the industry in delivering comprehensive solutions for creating and managing legacy data. CrossAccess enables companies throughout the world to provide universal access to enterprise data from the desktop to the Web. Its software is specifically designed to help companies navigate the many paths to e-business and accelerate e-business applications through legacy data integration. CrossAccess is the Original Equipment Manufacturer of the IMS and VSAM access technology utilized in IBM's Classic Connect(R) offering and maintains strategic relationships with IBM, Sagent, Metagon Technologies, Merant, Software AG and other database and tool vendors. For more information, visit the company's website at

Note to Editors: eXadas is a trademark of CrossAccess Corporation. Other trade names and trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: CrossAccess Jill Purdy, 704/236-2501

LOAD-DATE: May 16, 2001

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[Announcement 4]

May 14, 2001
HEADLINE: 1stBooks Library

  1stBooks Library names Thomas J. Grech as Senior Vice President of Business Development; Former Xlibris heavyweight joins leading print-on-demand and eBook publishing services provider as part of rapid fire company growth


1stBooks Library, the leading print-on-demand and eBook publishing services provider, today named Thomas J. Grech as the company's new Senior Vice President of Business Development. Robert McCormack, Chief Operating Officer of 1stBooks, made the announcement.

Tom brings a wealth of printing and publishing experience with him to 1stBooks. In his new post as Senior Vice President of Business Development, he will be responsible for developing new strategic relationships and partnerships within the publishing world and spearheading efforts to grow the 1stBooks model in new media areas.

"We are excited and pleased to have Tom aboard. His wealth of knowledge and experience will prove to be invaluable to 1stBooks as we continue on our rapid growth path," said Mr. McCormack.

As the former Vice President of Operations at 1stBooks competitor Xlibris, Tom was responsible for operationally scaling and growing the Author Services/Call Center, Book Production, Book/Channel Sales and Prospecting teams. Prior to Xlibris he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Merrill Corporation, a leading financial printer. He began his career with the R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company.

"1stBooks definitely has its finger on the pulse of the industry. They understand the importance of true 'service to authors.' I believe that along with the progressive attitude of the management of 1stBooks and my skill set, we can even further solidify 1stBooks position as the leading player in the print-on-demand and eBook space," says Tom.

Mr. Grech graduated from the University of Scranton and received his MBA from Manhattan College.

At the same time that its competitors are scaling back and/or downsizing, 1stBooks Library is experiencing phenomenal growth and increased revenue and profitability, adding seasoned senior management to its ranks, and signing numerous new author contracts daily. It is anticipated that 1stBooks Library, which holds the unique distinction of being the only profitable company operating in the print-on-demand and eBook space, will print more than 500,000 books in 2001 with resulting revenue projected to exceed $10,000,000. In 2000, 1stBooks printed more than 150,000 books and currently boasts a total of more than 6,000 published authors in its system.

About 1stBooks Library:

Based in Bloomington, Indiana, 1stBooks Library was established in 1997 in order to fulfill the dream of authors who wish to have their books published while retaining all rights and control of content. 1stBooks titles are available in traditional hard copy format at more than 25,000 retail outlets worldwide, and in e-book format through the 1stBooks Library online store at

CONTACT: Steven Style/Chris Persheff, The Steven Style Group Tel: +1 212 465 1290 Fax: +1 212 465 1299 e-mail:

((M2 Communications Ltd disclaims all liability for information provided within M2 PressWIRE. Data supplied by named party/parties. Further information on M2 PressWIRE can be obtained at on the world wide web. Inquiries to

LOAD-DATE: May 14, 2001

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                                is to be joyless."
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[Found 1]

Famous People of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow
Created by the 7th Grade 1996-7

The Class of 2002
Sleepy Hollow Middle & High School
210 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
#914 - 631-8838
Mrs. Carol L. Conklin, Principal

Jeff Canning
1947- Present

Jeff Canning was born in Tarrytown, New York, in July 1947 and graduated from Sleepy Hollow as valedictorian. Soon after, he joined the Tarrytown Daily News. In 1965, he attended Manhattan College while he was working for the newspaper. He received a BA degree in Russian studies.

Mr. Canning enlisted in the army as a Russian intelligence specialist. He served in the army for ten years. Mr. Canning returned home in 1972. This is when he began to write and study the history of the Tarrytowns. Mr. Canning is a parishioner of Transfiguration Church. He became an editor of the Mamaroneck Daily News. He is the author of The History of the Tarrytowns. Mr. Canning still lives in Tarrytown today.

[MCOLDB: 1969 BA]



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"Nothing is done.
          Everything in the world remains to be done or done over."
- Lincoln Steffens, American investigative reporter (1866-1936).



[Collector's prayer: And, may perpetual light shine on our fellow departed Jaspers, and all the souls of the faithful departed.]


Copyright 2001 North Jersey Media Group Inc.
The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

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THOMAS J. O'SULLIVAN, 66, of Mahwah died Saturday. Before retiring 14 years ago, he was an electrical engineer and project manager for Western Union Corp. in Mahwah and at A&P corporate headquarters, Montvale. More recently, he was a substitute teacher in the Mahwah school system and an editor for the retirees newsletter of the Western Union Employees Association. He was a graduate of Manhattan College in the Bronx. He was a parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary R.C. Church, Mahwah. Arrangements: Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home, Ramsey.

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LOAD-DATE: May 14, 2001

[MCOLDB: 1955 BA]



May 10, 2001, Thursday, THREE STAR EDITION
HEADLINE: Coons, Helen M.

EAST GREENBUSH -- Helen M. Coons, 80, formerly of Troy and East Greenbush died Monday, May 7, 2001 at St. Mary's Hospital in Troy after a lengthy illness. Born in Wynantskill, she was a graduate of Russell Sage College, Fordham University and Manhattan College of Forensic Science, and was a parole officer for the City of New York for 30 years before retiring in 1975. Helen was also a member of the Faith Lutheran Church of Troy. Daughter of the late Clayton J. and Edna M. Coons. She is survived by cousins, Dorothy Chadbourne of New Hartford, Ernest Coons and Marilyn Failing of Scotia, Culver Hayes of Berkley Heights, NJ, Patricia McPhail of Scotia, David Miter of West Sand Lake, Frank Miter of Troy, Alexander Shapiro of Patersonville, Ruth E. Simpson of Rutherford, NJ Clifford Snyder of Camillus and Robert Snyder of East Greenbush; and also survived by her guardian, Gloria Snyder of East Greenbush. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Saturday, 11:00 a.m. from the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home, 165 Columbia Tpk., Rensselaer with Rev. Stephen L. Cordes officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 on Friday. Interment will be in Memory's Garden Cemetery, Colonie.

LOAD-DATE: May 11, 2001

[JR: I never heard of this school; so, I’m claiming her as a “Jasper”. If she wasn’t, I am sure she won’t mind your prayers.]




May 13, 2001 Sunday SMITHTOWN EDITION


From 2 to 10 p.m. in the Elwood Middle School cafeteria.


Elwood is proposing a $30,175,045 budget for the 2001-02 school year, a spending increase of 7.41 percent from last year's $28,090,785 budget.

The budget calls for a tax rate increase of 8.6 percent, or $9.67 per $100 of assessed valuation. The increase would bring the tax rate to $121.90 per $100 of assessed valuation compared with the current $112.23. An average resident, with property assessed at $4,400, would pay $425.48 more next year in school taxes.

The budget calls for adding four new teaching positions: two sixth-grade teachers, a reading specialist and a computer teacher. It also includes money for teacher raises.

The district is also spending about $540,000 more on student instruction next year, in part to help students meet the state's new academic standards, officials said.


Incumbent Peter Kelly is running against Bill Cameron for the one open seat this year.

Bill Cameron

BACKGROUND: Cameron, 43, and his wife, Mary, have lived in the district for five years and have two children in district schools. He retired in 1995 as the first vice president of new product development and strategic initiatives for Smith Barney in New York. He has bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from SUNY Stony Brook. This is Cameron's first run for a seat on the board.

ISSUES: Cameron said he's concerned about the quality of education in light of the new state standards. He said he thinks the district will have to improve the programs that exist in order to meet these higher standards. Cameron also stressed that it's important to start with lower grade levels. He said he wants to look to districts that are successful in meeting the standards. "It's taking time to find out what other districts are doing and evaluate that versus what we have and then modify it." He said he would use his position on the board to research what programs those districts have implemented. "It doesn't cost us anything except time. I'm willing to do that."

Peter Kelly

BACKGROUND: Kelly, 49, is a licensed professional engineer for Duke Engineering in Melville. He has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Manhattan College in the Bronx and a master's in mechanical engineering from Columbia University. He and his wife, Marie, have lived in Elwood for 16 years and have one child in district schools and one child who graduated from district schools. Kelly has been a member of the board since 1989.

ISSUES: "Elwood must continue to offer enhanced educational opportunities for all children - currently a district strength. This includes an ongoing program of review, analysis and evaluation, modifying [programs] where necessary and eliminating programs no longer beneficial. While achieving higher academic standards, we cannot sacrifice vibrant art and vocational programs nor allow any child to slip through unnoticed or unrecognized."

LOAD-DATE: May 13, 2001

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Copyright 2001 Asia Pulse Pte Limited
Asia Pulse
May 10, 2001 Thursday
SECTION: Northern Territory Regional

HONG KONG, May 9 /PRNewswire Asia-AsiaNet/ -- Ion Global (formerly Web Connection), Asia's leading e-business integrator and wholly owned subsidiary of chinadotcom corporation (Nasdaq: CHINA), today announced that the company has further strengthened its management team in Asia by hiring six top international executives from the consulting and Internet professional services industries.

Peter Hamilton, co-founder and CEO of Ion Global, commented, "We continue to attract the best talent in the industry as we strengthen our professional services pedigree. Our model is centred around driving change and producing results with a clear focus on pragmatism and measurable business improvement for our clients."

Recent management hires include:

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Natesan Ramesh (Ion Global ASEAN)

As Managing Director of ASEAN, Natesan will develop and grow the company in the South Asia region. He joined Ion Global from USInteractive in the US and prior to that was Director in the Asia Strategy Practice of Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting). He has worked in the US, Europe and Asia throughout his 28-year career. Natesan has an MBA from Manhattan College in New York and a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from the University of Madras, India. He has worked with clients such as Colgate-Palmolive, Unilever, Caltex and Chartered Semiconductor and is known predominantly in Asia as a thought leader in corporate and operational strategies and implementation.

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Notes to Editors

For photos or more information about the managers mentioned in this release, please contact Carmen Chan on +852-2864-1142 or email

About Ion Global

Announced on 29 March 2001, Ion Global is the new name for Web Connection and its network of offices around the world.

Established in Hong Kong in 1995 as Web Connection, Ion Global is a wholly owned subsidiary of chinadotcom corporation and offers e-business strategies and solutions for major corporations that recognise the power of the Internet as a business platform and customer relationship channel.

Ion Global brings together a rare blend of core competencies - strategy, user experience, technology and marketing - which represents the core ingredients of a successful e-business solution. Ion Global has achieved an unparalleled Asian-based geographic footprint with global reach. It has 1,000 staff in offices in Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Australia, USA and the UK.

Major clients include HSBC, Cathay Pacific, GE, Procter & Gamble, Samsung, Cable & Wireless, David Jones, CLP Power and DFS/LVMH. For more information, please visit

About chinadotcom corporation

chinadotcom corporation (Nasdaq: CHINA) (Website: is a leading integrated Internet company offering e-business solutions, portal and e-marketing services. Through its three-dimensional business model, chinadotcom provides a full range of Internet services around the Asia Pacific region that: 1) build e-business strategies and solutions (chinadotcom e-solutions), 2) distribute content via its portal network (chinadotcom media assets), and 3) sell services through online marketing (chinadotcom e-marketing).

Fuelling the growth of these three business units is a synergistic investment strategy (chinadotcom ventures) that leverages on chinadotcom's existing operational and cost infrastructure. By partnering with companies that have proven and successful track records, chinadotcom is well positioned to create long term shareholder value through its investments.

The company and its subsidiaries have offices in more than 10 markets, including Japan, Korea, Australia, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, UK and the USA. For more information about chinadotcom corporation, please visit

Safe Harbor Statement The statements in this news release, other than the historical financial information, may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from anticipated results. Further information on risk factors that could affect chinadotcom corporation's results of operations is detailed in chinadotcom corporation's registration statements and annual report, as filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Ion Global

CONTACT: Carmen Chan of Ion Global, +852-2864-1142, or fax, +852-2503-2389, or

LOAD-DATE: May 10, 2001

[MCOLDB: 1980 MBA]



[Resume 1]

From: Paul McNulty
Subject: Resume
Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 09:53:06 -0400

Dear John:

Due to a buyout/merger Between Cantor Fitzgerald Canada (my former employer) and Freedom Securities Canada,  I along with every other American was let go. I am submitting to you my resume. Any help you can give would be appreciated. I am moving back to NYC area 5/16/01.

Thanks. Paul McNulty

[JR: Well I can assure you that a thousand Jaspers are seeing this. Perhaps, one of them can go to bat for you. Good luck.


Paul McNulty
17 Salem Road
East Rockaway, New York, 11518, U.S.A.
Tel. 516 - 593 - 3108


Dynamic career with over twenty-five years experience in the financial services industry within Canada and U.S.A.  In-depth knowledge of Trading, Bond Sales, Brokering, and Administration of fixed income products.  Seeking the opportunity to utilize expertise in a New York location within a firm that provides a stimulating and progressive environment. 


Cantor Fitzgerald Group (New York and Canada)        1993 – 2001
Senior Broker, Canada, 1995 – 2001
Senior Broker, New York, 1993 – 1995
Co-managed the finance repo desk; managed a portfolio of the largest and most productive accounts in the Greater Toronto Area and New York

R.M.J. Group, (New York & Canada)         1988 – 1993
Vice President, Canada, 1989 – 1993
Shorcan International Brokers Ltd., (now owned by RMJ Group)
Co-managed the finance repo desk, and held responsibility for staff and account coverage

Broker, R.M.J. Securities, New York, 1988 – 1989
Retrained on new delivery system implemented by Federal Reserve, and researched new finance product (re-purchase agreements)

Carroll, McEntee, McGinley Inc., New York        1986 – 1988
(Division of Hong Kong Shanghai Bank Group)
Vice President, U.S. Government Bonds
Responsible for US Government Bond sales to Canadian Banks and large Canadian dealers

PGB Securities, New York (later purchased and re-named as Liberty Brokerage)         1984 – 1986
Senior Broker, New York
Covered the largest US Bank dealers

Carroll, McEntee, McGinley Inc., (later became a division of Hong Kong Shanghai Bank)         1972 – 1983
Vice President / Founding Partner, Canada, 1978 – 1983
Shorcan International Brokers Ltd., (Subsidiary of C.M.M)
Oversaw operation of  mid -term desk

2nd Vice President, 1972 – 1978
Primary US Government Bond Dealer Trainee, Assistant Trader and U.S. Treasury Bill Trader


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York, U.S.A.

Academic Degree, Cardinal Farley Military Academy, Rhinebeck, New York, U.S.A.

[MCOLDB: 1971 BS]



"Whether women are better than men, I cannot say -
                     but I can say they are certainly no worse."
  - Golda Meir, Israeli prime minister (1898-1978).



[Jasper Sports #1]

May 15, 2001

WEST POINT, NY – Thomas Jacob Freeman (East Greenwich, RI) threw a season’s best 67.72m (222.2 feet) to place second overall in the hammer at the Army Invitational.  Freeman was the top collegiate finisher in the event while Dan Borque of the New York Athletic Club won the competition with a throw of 68.80m (225.80 feet).

Freeman, a three-time All-American in the weight and hammer throws, recently won the Championship of America at Penn Relays. Freeman is currently ranked eighth among collegiate athletes in the hammer throw.


April 28, 2001


PHILADELPHIA, PA – Thomas Jacob Freeman (East Greenwich, RI) threw a season’s best 67.34 (220 feet, 11 inches) to win the Championship of America in the hammer throw at the Pennsylvania Relays held in Philadelphia, April 26-28.

Freeman, a three-time All-American in the weight and hammer throws, beat long time rival and friend Dylan Armstrong of the University of Texas.  Armstrong and Freeman have competed against each other since their junior year in high school.  Both alternated breaking the North American High School Record in the hammer.  The Championship of America marked the first time Freeman has beaten Armstrong in competition.

Freeman placed fourth at last year’s Penn Relays and is currently ranked eighth among collegiate athletes in the hammer throw.


May 14, 2001

RIVERDALE, NY - Manhattan College placed an impressive 51 athletes on spring sports’ Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All-Academic Teams. Softball and Women’s Track and Field led the way with ten athletes with above a 3.2 Grade Point Average. This brings Manhattan’s full-year total to 103 athletes that have made MAAC All-Academic teams.

Manhattan College Spring Sports MAAC All-Academic Honorees
Women's Track and Field
Kristen Cerasi
Michelle Daly
Erin Donahoe
Cheryl Drechsel
Shannon Gaffney
Tracy Kirk
Nakisha Leon
Shona Sondlin
Julie Wozniak
Jamie Yedowitz
Jennifer Zehr

Men's Track and Field
John Bertini
Jeff Clark
Tim Muratore
John Norberg
Erick Rockeach
Matt Spring

Women's Tennis
Nanaxhi Chavez-Geller
Daisy Hamburg
Lynda Maroulis
Catherine Ondreicka

Men's Tennis
Tonatiuh Chavez-Geller
Brock Emerson
John Espinosa
Shant Wartanian

Men's Lacrosse
Anthony Antonelli
Ed Burns
Mike Gilson

Men's Golf
Jeff Brachitta

Tom Foley
Steve Foster
Eric Sullivan

Women's Lacrosse
Kristin Caballero
Natalie Francisco
Rory Maguire
Melissa Medina
Maureen Moore
Erica St. Lucia
Elizabeth Tiffany

Kathryn Bentz
Michelle Chiappa
Meghan Farrelly
Julie Geden
Stephanie Haller
Jennifer Kamph
Jessica Mack
Erin McNamara
Julianne Soviero
Melinda Whitaker

May 14, 2001

RIVERDALE, NY – Senior defender Jessica Alzate (Conard/West Hartford, CT), sophomore midfielder Nick Silva (Parkway West/Chesterfield, MO) and junior defender Dave Pontieri (Patchogue-Medford/Patchogue, NY) earned lacrosse All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference honors.

Alzate was the lone Lady Jaspers to be named to the women’s lacrosse All-MAAC team.  Last year Alzate was named to the MAAC All-Tournament team when Manhattan beat Niagara for the Conference Championship and this is the second consecutive year that she has earned All-MAAC honors.  Alzate was second on the team in caused turnovers with 51.  She also tallied 43 ground balls and 15 draw conclusions.

Silva, last season’s MAAC Rookie of the Year, earned All-MAAC honors for the second consecutive season.  He finished with 14 goals, 14 assists and 41 ground balls.  Silva started 14 of the 15 games he played and tallied 28 points.

This is Dave Pontieri’s first time as an All-MAAC honoree.  Pontieri started 12 of the 14 games he played in and finished the season with 36 ground balls and 12 take aways.


May 13, 2001

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NY – The Manhattan College baseball team wrapped up its 2001 campaign by dropping two of three games at Niagara University over the weekend.  The Jaspers and Purple Eagles split Saturday’s doubleheader, 6-5 for Niagara in the first game and 3-2 for Manhattan in the second.  In the rubber game on Sunday, Niagara rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to win 4-2.

Wendell Anderson (East Hartford, CT) had an outstanding weekend for the Jaspers as he went 3-6 in Saturday’s doubleheader with 3 homeruns, 5 RBI’s, and 1 walk.  On Sunday, he pitched 6 innings giving up only 4 runs, 1 earned, 3 hits, 2 walks, while striking out 8.

Mike Lorento (Ronkonkoma, NY) finished his exceptional collegiate career with a College record 194 hits after getting three more hits this weekend.

The Jaspers pitching staff also looked strong all weekend as the combination of Scott Martin (New Brunswick, Canada), Tom Turner (Brooklyn, NY), Ryan Darcy (Levittown, NY), and Anderson combined to allow only 3 earned runs over 23.1 innings.  Darcy (4-9) got the lone win by pitching a complete game on Saturday afternoon.

Manhattan ends its season 20-26, 9-15 MAAC.  It is the Team’s 4th consecutive 20-win season though it is only the 5th 20-win season in the past 100 years.  Niagara finishes at 25-20, 15-11 MAAC.


[Jasper Sports #2]

Copyright 2001 Newsday, Inc.
Newsday (New York, NY)
May 16, 2001 Wednesday QUEENS EDITION
HEADLINE: Molloy Tops CHSAA Field

Most people don't think of city schools as producing top runners. Pounding the cement sidewalks and breathing in car exhaust takes a toll on runners. That commitment paid off for four seniors who had top finishes at yesterday's CHSAA Brooklyn-Queens boys championship and will run next year on track scholarships.

In Dan McGrath's case, his two wins helped Molloy win the meet with 100 points overall. McClancy, which placed well in field events, finished second (44.5) and Holy Cross placed third (35.5).

The senior won the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:05.5. He ran the 7.5 laps with 31 intermediate hurdles unchallenged. Xaverian's Andrew Hoite finished second in 10:48.3.

McGrath, who is headed to Manhattan College, also won the 3,200 run (10:06.9). He had competition early in the race from teammate Bob Oerzen and Nazareth's Maximo Collado. With a mile left, he pulled away from the pack to secure the win. Oerzen finished second (10.24.6) and Collado was a close third in 10:26.

The defending CHSAA steeplechase champion (9:46.2) will focus on repeating at the intersectional meet on May 26. "I saw both of these races as workouts," McGrath said. "I ran conservatively and maintained a consistent pace. Now I'll do speed workouts for the championship race."

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GRAPHIC: Photo by Thomas A. Ferraraoy - Molloy's Dan McGrath wins the 3000 meter steeplechase during CHSAA track meet.

LOAD-DATE: May 16, 2001


[Jasper Sports #3]

May 15, 2001, Tuesday
HEADLINE: Taking another shot at coaching: KEN BANTUM: He's helping Corona High's shot putters with their weight programs, with marked results.


When former Olympic shot putter Ken Bantum retired from coaching track after 35 years, he intended to turn his attention from iron shots to little white balls.

Bantum and his wife, Carolyn, moved from New York to Temecula in 1998 so he could play golf year-round and they could be near their daughter, Dawn, who lived in San Diego.

Bantum, who took fourth in the shot at the 1956 Olympics, found he couldn't get track and field out of his system. He looked for a place to coach on a part-time basis. Corona High had the good fortune to snag him.

Bantum, 66, has worked wonders with the weightmen at Corona. He helped senior shot putter Mike Savicky improve from a 43-foot best last year to 58 feet, 3 inches this season.

Savicky, the Mountain View League champion in the shot put, will bid for the CIF Division 2 crown Saturday at Cerritos College in Norwalk.

Savicky, who has signed to play football at Washington, is one of four weightmen who have -- under Bantum's tutelage -- qualified for CIF competition and helped the Corona team win the league title.

"He's the greatest person I've ever met, coaching-wise," said Savicky. "He knows what he's talking about. He makes sure everything we do is fun."

Savicky said his improvement stemmed from Bantum breaking down his technique into components and correcting the flaws in each part, from footwork to the timing of the throw.

Corona head coach Mike Barbee said, "Kenny Bantum's coaching is the best thing that has happened to Corona track in years."

Bantum, who coached at St. John's University in New York for more than 15 years, will work with the best American throwers this summer as the weights coach for the United States team competing at the World Track and Field Championships in Edmonton, Alberta.

Bantum's selection to the American staff is recognition of his work as one of the top throw coaches in the country over the past 25 years, said St. John's coach Jim Hurt.

Bantum helped St. John's win Big East Conference titles in 1980 and 1987.

"Kenny was able to bring in good young people and develop them to the national level," said Duffy Mahoney, a former St. John's head coach.

At St. John's, Bantum turned Sonja Fitts from a novice hammer thrower into the winner of the event at the 1992 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Fitts threw the 8.8-pound ball and chain 108 feet as a freshman in 1988. In five years, she improved to 198 feet. She didn't go to the Olympics in Barcelona because the hammer event for women was not included in the Games.

"Mr. Bantum was a very inspirational person," said Fitts, 30. "Everything I accomplished was due to him. He taught me from scratch. A lot of what he taught me athletically applied to my life.

When a back injury ended Fitts' career in 1995, Fitts said Bantum helped her make the transition from athletics to a business career. She's now an information technology manager for Xerox in Rochester, N.Y.

Bantum's guidance for young people draws as much praise as his athletic teaching. Bantum always seemed to have a story from his own career to help an athlete through a trying situation, said Hurt.

When he was an athlete, Bantum carried 228 to 248 pounds on his 6-foot-6 frame. He played football, baseball and basketball in addition to competing in track and field. He was extraordinarily fast for such a big man, running the 120-yard high hurdles in 14.1 seconds. He anchored his Manhattan College team to victory in the 480-yard shuttle hurdles relay race at the Penn Relays.

"If there was such a thing, he would have been the NFL superstar prototype," Mahoney said.

Bantum concentrated on the shot put because he was told it would help heal the separation of the right shoulder he suffered practicing football.

In 1956, he made his mark on the track history books. First he won the NCAA title. Then he broke the 116-meet winning streak of 1952 Olympic champion Parry O'Brien at the AAU Nationals at Bakersfield.

In winning his only AAU outdoor title, Bantum threw 59-11/2 to edge the 58-111/2 of O'Brien, whose streak from 1952-56 is still the longest in any event in men's track and field.

To this day, Bantum is ambivalent about his greatest victory.

"Of course, I was elated to beat the great Parry O'Brien," said Bantum. "Deep down, I was sorry I beat this man. He was such an idol of mine."

O'Brien came back to beat Bantum at the Olympic Trials and at the Games in Melbourne, Australia. Bantum, whose best mark was 60-01/2, finished fourth in the Olympics with a throw of 57-41/4. O'Brien won with 60-111/4.

Bantum was not allowed to drop out of Manhattan to prepare for the Games, which were held in November. He hurt his right arm lifting weights. There were few organized meets on the East Coast to enable him to stay sharp.

"I didn't go (to the Games) just to participate," Bantum said. "I wanted to win. I couldn't train like I wanted . . . I wasn't happy for a long time, for years. Probably today, if the same thing happened I would have seen a sports psychologist."

Bantum graduated from Manhattan in 1957 with a bachelor's degree in physical education. He served two years in the Army and competed on the service track team.

New injuries slowed his training. He did not come close to making the U.S. team for the 1960 Olympics in Rome.

Bantum went into a career of teaching and coaching to give back to the sport he felt had given him so much. He said his own high school coaches had kept him out of trouble when he was growing up.

Bantum taught and coached at Andrew Jackson, Boys and Jamaica high schools in New York. He earned a master's degree in guidance from Hofstra University.

He also coached track on the college level at New York Tech, Queens College, the Merchant Marine Academy and St. John's.

Bantum said his rewards as a coach come when he sees the eyes of young athletes like Savicky "light up."

Bantum's wife, Carolyn, said her husband was so good with students back in New York they still call him at his Temecula home. She urged him to get back into coaching because it would be good for him.

"Working with him was like watching Don Shula coach football or Mike Krzyzewski coach basketball," Mahoney said.

*     *     *

*  Won 1956 NCAA title in shot put.
* Won the 1956 National AAU championship with a throw of59-11/2, breaking Parry O'Brien's 116-meet winning streak.
* Finished fourth at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.
* Became the first African-American to throw 60 feet in the shot put.

GRAPHIC: JERRY SOIFER; THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE; Mike Savicky (left) and other Corona shot putters are flourishing the tutelage of former Olympian Ken Bantum (right).; MUG ; PHOTO

LOAD-DATE: May 15, 2001

[MCOLDB: 1957 BS]


[Jasper Sports #4]

Irish Times on the Web
Wednesday, May 16, 2001 

Moran the key to Irish hopes
By Ian O'Riordan

Success at European level is something that the Irish women's basketball team have been able to smell but not quite taste in recent years.

With home territory and possibly the strongest squad ever, hopes are high that on this occasion they can emerge from their European Championship qualifying group.

The Irish will face England, Italy, Portugal and Belgium at the University Arena in Limerick over the coming days. Their opening game against England this evening (7.30 p.m.) provides Ireland with their best chance of victory, while their most difficult encounter follows 24 hours later when they take on Italy.

The strongest element in the Irish squad will be newly appointed captain Susan Moran. Having just completed her third year at St Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Moran continues to make a major impression on NCAA collegiate basketball.

For the third straight year the Tullamore student led her college in both scoring and rebounding, becoming just the second player in the college history to accomplish the feat. She now ranks fifth highest for scoring average in the entire American NCAA with 22.6.

Moran is joined in the squad by another NCAA standout, Siobhan Kilkenny. She has made a considerable impression in her two years at Manhattan College and now makes her Irish senior debut.

Changes in the FIBA rules on nationality last year opened the door for a number of Irish American players, and two new recruits are Amy Mallon, who has played professionally with the Philadelphia Rage, and Kelly Fitzpatrick, who now plays with Taunton Tigers in England. The domestic players will also offer plenty of experience.

Two years ago in Greece, the Irish missed out on qualifying by a single point. With two teams to emerge to the lucrative challenge round, the chances on this occasion are strong. Qualification may well come down to Ireland's last game against Belgium on Sunday.

IRISH SQUAD: J Hayes (Waterford Wildcats), K Fitzpatrick (Waterford Wildcats), S Moran (St Jospeh's, Philadelphia), K Fitzpatrick (St Joseph's, Philadelphia), C White (Waterford Wildcats), O O'Reilly (Waterford Wildcats), C Kiely (Waterford Wildcats), R Grennan (St Joseph's, Philadelphia), S [Kilkenny (Manhattan College), D Breen (University of Limerick), N O'Keeffe (Meteors), A Mallon (St Joseph's, Philadelphia), J Murphy (University of Limerick), J Aherne (University of Limerick), O Dempsey (Waterford Wildcats); Head Coach: Gerry Fitzpatrick; Assistant Coaches: Pat McKenna and Bill Cardarelli.



[Email 1]

Date: 11 May 2001 10:59:07 -0000
From: "Van Etten, Robert"
Subject: RE: Jasper Jottings 2001-05-11

The fifth annual Manhattan College law enforcement club meeting was a great success. Hosted by Charlie Maikish at Chase Manhattan headquarters. It was good to see Ray Kelly '63 back in New York. Commissioner Joe Gawloski '68 New York State parole gave us some insight into the parole system in New York State. Speakers forms on law enforcement will begin in the fall. Questions call Bob Van Etten 212-435-6400

[MCOLDB: 1966 BA]


[Email 2]

From: Schwarz, Ken
Subject: This Week's Jasper Jottings

Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 08:18:27 -0400

I noted with interest that, in this week's edition of Jasper Jottings, you found Larry St. Clair. For your information, I graduated in 1964 and was briefly on campus at the same time as Larry. While I did not know him personally, he contributed to one of the more memorable events I have seen. Larry was a member of the track team and was always a threat. I saw him run cross-country, in which he did very well. However, what I really remember was an event in the "old" Madison Square Garden on 50th Street. That night, Manhattan College set a world record for the indoor two mile relay. Larry was a member of that team. Imagine sitting there with your friends and seeing your school set a world record. I'll never forget that night.

Ken Schwarz
BS, 1964


[Email 3]

Date: 11 May 2001 12:58:22 -0000
From: Thomas Whalen
Subject: Re: Jasper Jottings 2001-05-11

please remove my name. thank you

[JR: Sure. Done. But, may I ask why?]

[MCOLDB: 1955 BA]


[Email 4]

From: Rebollo, Richard
Subject: Just heard some bad news...
Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 11:00:11 -0400

Hey guys,

        I just heard from an ex-Illy boy that Broadway Pizza burned down 2 nights ago.  It was the last place still open and standing from when we were there left, with Characters and the Terminal closed down and the Pinewood burned down.  It's a shame...                                        Peace,

[MCOLDB: 1991 BS]

[JR: I’ll check it out tomorrow when I am up in the city. Given the problems that Brother President has been having with drinking in general and under-age drinking specifically, I know he will not be saddened by the loss. I’m upset because I spent some of my better classes in those joints or their predecessors.]

[JR: I can confirm that there appears to have been a fire and the places are boarded up. Guess that ends an era.]

[JR: Editorial: As a libertarian, I think the prohibitions on substances are absurd. The notion that we can keep people from drinking, smoking, or otherwise drugging themselves is futile at best, and authoritarian at worst. The war on drugs is a joke. I can remember when underage drinking was controlled by how much money you had and a big bartender who told you to get out. I was in Nevada as a youth when there were no age restrictions on gambling, on drinking, on prostitution, nor were there any speed limits either. That’s freedom -- to make mistakes and the education of being held accountable. We are training our citizens that they are not responsible for their own actions. It’s time to reverse that trend. With all respect to Brother President, it’s part of the student’s education that they are responsible for the choices they make. It’s hard. But, so is real life. The youmg will come up against bigger problems so they should cut their teeth on the easy ones. Just say no!]




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