JASPER JOTTINGS Week 52 - 2013 Dec 29    

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



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POSITRACTION: My thumbs up for Unilever



Unilever’s blockbuster pro-life ad
by Dr. Gerard M. Nadal
Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:59 EST

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When was the last time an industrial giant made a pro-lifer stand up and cheer? I did tonight when I saw Unilever’s new 4 1/2 minute film encouraging expectant parents to bring their children into the world, and introducing their new program for green production and sustainability. The film itself is the most hopeful secular production I’ve seen in decades.

The film, Why Bring A Child Into This World?, helps to roll out Project Sunlight. Give them a visit and see what it’s all about.

Upon quick examination I didn’t see anything objectionable. Closer examination may reveal areas where pro-lifers feel there could be improvement. If so, let’s not make the perfect the enemy of the good.

We have a film that is taking on many parents’ fears and saying that there is every reason to bring their children into the world.

Two thumbs up for Unilever!!

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[JR: At this time of year, it should be easy to be pro-life.]

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MNEWS: NFL Bill Polian has a Jasper connection



I'd like to introduce your next General Manager:
Started by clarmr , Today, 03:57 AM


Bill Polian (born December 8, 1942) is an NFL analyst for ESPN and former American football executive. He was the Vice Chairman of the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League from 1998 to 2011. He rose to league prominence as theGeneral Manager of the Buffalo Bills, building a team that participated in four straight Super Bowls—the most consecutive appearances by any team—but lost each time. Following his stint in Buffalo, Polian went on to become the General Manager of the expansion Carolina Panthers.

Prior to Polian's tenure in Buffalo, he began his career in professional football with the Kansas City Chiefs and the Chicago Blitzof the United States Football League, before moving to the Canadian Football League, where he assembled Grey Cup winning teams with the Montreal Alouettes and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.[1] Early on in his career, he was a coach for the now defunct football teams at Manhattan College and the Trinity School, both in New York City.

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[JR: Can anyone confirm the Jasper connection? If we can, I’d like to update the Wikipedia article. Better kred for Alama Mater in Wikipedia.]

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JFOUND: Justine, Brian [MC????] runs a sports camp 5/26/14



Day Camp May 26, 2014
Brian Justine
Monday, May 26, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
Palm Beach Gardens, United States

Event Details

All-American Sports Camp is excited to now offer day camps on most school holiday's, early dismissal days and teacher work days. Here are the details:

Boy's and Girls ages 6 & up
Lunch is provided: Turkey or PB&J and healthy snack. Students may bring their own.
Structured lessons focusing on two sports per camp.
Camp ends at 3:30
5:30 pick up available for $20

May 26 Lesson: Multi-sport skill development and scrimmages. Call 561-312-6930 with questions or visit aasportscamp.com.
Have questions about Day Camp May 26, 2014? Contact Brian Justine

Brian Justine

Brian Justine is a native of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. He is the founder of All-American Sports Camps LLC. Justine, who also founded the Tommy Hutton Baseball Academy and Heat Baseball Club, holds a BS in Sports Management from Florida International University and a MS in Education Administration from Manhattan College.

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Justine, Brian [MC????]

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Dear John,

I do not find anything in my 'stuff' for Brian.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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JFOUND: Janicke, Paul [MC1961] University of Houston



Paul Janicke. Co-Director, Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law; Professor of Law. B.E.E., Manhattan College; J.D., New York University; LL.M., George Washington University.

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Janicke, Paul [MC????] University of Houston

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Dear John,

I believe that Paul is a member of the Class of 1961.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Janicke, Paul [MC1961]

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MEMAIL: Widow of Del Gaudio, Walter Sr. [MC1954 RIP] sends thanks


JOBIT: Del Gaudio, Walter Sr. [MC1954 RIP]


Dr. Walter Del Gaudio Sr. of Dallas passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, surrounded by his family.

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/citizensvoice/guestbook.aspx?n=walter-del-gaudio&pid=168511881&cid=full#sthash.j8Kk9KQc.dpbs

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Message from Patti Del Gaudio ,

Thank you for your expression of sympathy. Walter was proud to be an alumnus of Manhattan College

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JUPDATE: Castaldi, Marco J. [MC1992] id-ed by McEneney, Mike (MC1953)


JFOUND: Castaldi, Marco J. [MC1992] teaches AIChE Webinar


An Integrated Waste Management System for a Sustainable Society
AIChE Webinar
Originally delivered Feb 24, 2010

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Dear John,

I believe that Marco is a member of the Class of 1992.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Castaldi, Marco J. [MC1992]

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JOY: Tusini, Evan [MC????] gets engaged



Berger-Tusini engagement
Posted Dec 23, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Boxford —

Alta Berger and Evan Tusini of Bronx, N.Y., are engaged.

Ms. Berger is the daughter of Rosanne Day and David Berger. She graduated from Parkland High School in Allentown, Pa., in 2006 and George Washington University in 2010. She is currently in her second year of medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx.

Mr. Tusini is the son of Paul and Kathy Tusini. He graduated from Masconomet Regional High School in 2006 and George Washington University in 2010. He is currently finishing a master’s in civil engineering at Manhattan College in the Bronx.

A spring 2015 wedding is planned.

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Tusini, Evan [MC????]

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JFOUND: Campanella, Andrew [MC1983] Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor



Merrill Lynch Branch Office

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Andrew Campanella – Financial Advisor

Andy has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and brings extensive knowledge of investments and risk management to our team. He began his career at Equitable Life in their investment department after graduating from Manhattan College in 1983 with a major in finance. Andy spent the next 15 years in institutional sales with the Capital Markets groups of two large global investment banks, CIBC World Markets and the Royal Bank of Canada. After relocating to Vermont in 2001, Andy worked for several years with CUNA Mutual as a financial consultant and most recently at BlackRock, Inc. in Boston as a Vice President in their asset management group. Andy’s mission, first and foremost, is to understand our clients and their needs. He takes the time to listen in great detail, exactly where their wealth stands today and where they would like it to be tomorrow. Andy resides in Dorset, Vermont with his wife, Drew Ann Dunigan, and daughter, Julia.

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Campanella, Andrew [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Andrew is a member of the Class of 1983.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Campanella, Andrew [MC1983]

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JFOUND: Philip, Nancy [MC2006] mentor



The process of building a robot is neither easy nor stress free. Without our wonderful mentors, the success of the team would not have been possible. Thank you to all of our mentors and supporters for helping the team grow!

Nancy Philip

Nancy Philip graduated from Manhattan College with a degree in Math Education. With her Math Degree, she went on to pursue a career as a teacher, beginning at the prestigious Bronx High School of Science, and advancing. Outside of the classroom, Nancy Philip enjoys going to concerts, eating out at different, eclectic restaurants, and browsing music stores collecting CD's from her favorite bands.

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Philip, Nancy [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Nancy is a member of the Class of 2006.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Philip, Nancy [MC2006]

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JFOUND: DiRaimo, Michael J. [MC????]



Professor of English
MA, Brown University
BA, Manhattan College

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JOBIT: Collins, Mark Patrick [MC1980 RIP]



Mark P. Collins (1958 - 2013)

Mark Patrick Collins, 55, of Pleasantville, NY passed away on December 21, 2013 surrounded by loved ones. Mark was born in Michigan on November 10, 1958 to the late L. Vincent and Helen (Maloney) Collins. He grew up in Yonkers, where he graduated from St. Eugene's School, Archbishop Stepinac High School, and Manhattan College.

Mark married Virginia (Coffey) and settled in Pleasantville where together they raised their children, Brendan and Aileen, who were his pride and joy. Mark was an active and beloved member of his church and community. He was employed by Moody's Analytics as Director and Strategic Relationship Manager.

In addition to his wife and children, Mark is survived by his mother, his brother Vincent (Suzanne) of Yorktown, a sister Meg Pfaff (Michael) of Florida, ten nieces and nephews, and a large extended family.

The family will receive visitors Thursday, December 26th from 3-8 PM and Friday, December 27th from 3-8 PM at Beecher Flooks Funeral Home in Pleasantville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 28th at 9:30 AM at Holy Innocents Roman Catholic Church in Pleasantville.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Mark's name to Cardinal McCloskey Community Services or Special Olympics of Hudson Valley.

Published in the The Journal News from Dec. 25 to Dec. 26, 2013


Collins, Mark Patrick [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/lohud/guestbook.aspx?n=mark-collins&pid=168727282&cid=full#sthash.AU5es0Ez.dpbs

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Tom Lindgren commented on JOBIT: Collins, Mark Patrick [MC???? RIP]

Mark was the Class of 1980

His Wife Gigi Coffey is also a Manhattan grad as is Mark's brother Vinnie 78

Mark was a proud and dedicated Alumnus of Stepinac and Manhattan

Tom Lindgren 78

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Collins, Mark Patrick [MC1980 RIP]

Lindgren, Tom (MC1978)

[JR: Thanks, Tom. Much appreciated.]

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2:41 PM

HI John,

Merry Christmas to you. I happened to come across an obituary for a fellow Jasper. May he rest in peace.

All the Best in the New Year,

Neil O’Sullivan 90’

O’Sullivan, Neil T. (MC1990)

Mark Patrick Collins, 55, of Pleasantville, NY passed away on December 21, 2013 surrounded by loved ones. Mark was born in Michigan on November 10, 1958 to the late L. Vincent and Helen (Maloney) Collins. He grew up in Yonkers, where he graduated from St. Eugene’s School, Archbishop Stepinac High School, and Manhattan College.

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[JR: Thanks, Neil. Much appreciated.]

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2:58 PM

Dear John,

I believe that Mark is a member of the Class of 1980.

May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. But you were beaten in twice. Laff!]

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Powers, Ed (MC1980)

Mark and I are Stepinac , 76; and Manhattan 80 graduates. Great guy, don't make them any better than Mark.

[JR: Sorry about the loss of your classmate. I know how crazy that makes me.]

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JHQ: Riverso, Milo [MC1981] De La Salle Medal



College To Honor STV Group President and CEO at 2014 De La Salle Dinner

Alumnus Milo Riverso ’81 will receive medal on Jan. 23.

Manhattan College will honor Milo Riverso ’81, Ph.D., P.E., CMM, chief executive officer (CEO) and president of STV Group, Inc., one of the nation’s largest engineering and architectural planning, design and construction management firms, with the 2014 De La Salle medal at the College’s annual fundraising dinner on Jan. 23, 2014. The event will be held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

Riverso received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Manhattan College, and has spent his more than 30-year career focusing on program, construction and design management. As president and CEO of STV, Riverso oversees the firm’s five operating divisions — Buildings & Facilities, Construction Management, Energy Services, International, and Transportation & Infrastructure.

Under his leadership, the firm has continued to grow and prosper, with a focus on expanding its presence in the construction management arena. STV is involved with major projects, such as the program management of One World Trade Center; construction management of the new Delta International Terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport; and design of the recently opened preparatory school at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, among others.

Riverso’s career with STV began in 2005 when he joined the firm as senior vice president of STV Construction Inc., and became the chief operating officer and executive vice president of that division one year later. He was named president of STV in February 2009 and chief executive officer in 2011.

A strong advocate for the industry, he is actively involved with a number of associations, and is currently the chairman of the Construction Management Association of America, and chairman of the board of directors of the ACE (Architecture, Construction and Engineering) Mentor Program of New York. He also serves on the board of directors of the New York Building Congress as a vice chairman, and is on the board of advisors for the New York Section of the Society of American Military Engineers.

Prior to joining STV, Riverso held executive positions at a number of construction management firms. Earlier in his career, he was the president and CEO of the New York City School Construction Authority, where he managed the planning, design and construction of capital improvements and new construction of New York City’s nearly 1,200 public schools.

In addition to attending Manhattan College, he received his master’s and doctorate degrees from Purdue University and is a registered professional engineer in New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Riverso, his wife and four children reside in Scarsdale, N.Y.

The De La Salle Medal Dinner honors people and corporations that embody the principles of excellence, leadership and service to society. Past honorees include Rudolph Giuliani ’65, former mayor of New York City; Anne Mulcahy, chairman, Xerox Corporation; Sy Sternberg, chairman and chief executive officer, New York Life Insurance Company; and Eugene McGrath ’63, former chairman and chief executive officer, Con Edison.

As Manhattan College’s top fundraising event, proceeds from the De La Salle Medal Dinner are applied to a variety of needs on campus, including student scholarships and financial aid. The black-tie event begins with a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. For more information about the dinner, please call Tiana Sloan, director of corporate and foundation relations, at (718) 862-7431 or email tiana.sloan@manhattan.edu.

Media interested in attending, please contact Liz Connolly Bauman, director of communications at Manhattan College, by phone at (718) 862-7232 or email public_relations@manhattan.edu.
Posted on December 23, 2013

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Riverso, Milo [MC1981]

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JNEWS: Zaharuk, Steve [MC1976] Speaker on private exchanges



A Guide to Designing and Executing New Market Strategies
AIS Virtual Conference: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern)

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Health insurers now face a radically different marketplace as the shift in employer health benefits to defined contribution has triggered a boom in private exchanges. The new mantra is to keep costs under control and involve consumers in plan purchasing.

Learn the details of how private exchanges work, which models are most successful at gaining members, and the pros and cons for insurers of taking part in nonproprietary exchanges versus building their own. Gain a solid understanding of the current legal, marketing and general business strategies for insurers and their employer clients, with an eye on what is likely to come tomorrow.

Attend this unique virtual conference on Feb. 25 from the convenience of your own office. Your entire management team will hear directly from many of the nation’s private exchange experts, including top industry consultants, lawyers working in the health care sector and Wall Street analysts.

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STEVE ZAHARUK is a senior vice president in the Life and Health Insurance Group at Moody’s Investors Service. Within the group, Mr. Zaharuk is responsible for the ratings of all companies within the health care sector. Prior to joining Moody’s, he was a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and prior to that was with Prudential. Overall, Mr. Zaharuk has more than 35 years of actuarial experience, 20 of them in the health care sector. He earned a BS in Mathematics from Manhattan College and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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Zaharuk, Steve [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Steve is a member of the Class 1976.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Zaharuk, Steve [MC1976]

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JFOUND: Dehner, Frederick [MC1963] Rivier College Psychology



Dehner, Frederick [MC????]
B.S., Manhattan College;
M.S., Air Force Institute of Technology;
M.B.A., Rivier College

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Dear John,

I believe that Frederick is a member of the Class of 1963.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Dehner, Frederick [MC1963]

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JNEWS: Kirincich, Zelko N. [MC????] executive director The Port of Oswego Authority



Company news: Zelko Kirincich appointed to executive director by the Port of Oswego Authority
By syracuse.com | The Post-Standard
on December 26, 2013 at 2:21 PM, updated December 26, 2013 at 2:29 PM

Zelko N. Kirincich has been appointed to the position of executive director by The Port of Oswego Authority. He will begin his position on January 6, 2014. Kirincich comes from the Port Authority of Tampa, Florida, where he worked as deputy port director and chief operating officer. He received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Manhattan College, and a master's degree in business administration from Manhattan College/Fordham University.

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Kirincich, Zelko N. [MC????]

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JOBIT: Boutier, Gina G. Fratangelo [MC1982 RIP]



Gina G. Boutier, 55, Westport

By Bruce Burdett / December 27, 2013 / Be the first to comment

Gina G. (Fratangelo) Boutier, 55, of Westport passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, with her family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Robert H. Boutier.

Born in New York, NY, daughter of Geraldine J. (Baldwin) Fratangelo of New Bedford and the late John T. Fratangelo, she had lived in Pennsylvania prior to moving to Westport in 1997.

She was a graduate of Manhattan College, where she earned a BS in marketing. A passionate teacher, Gina was a science teacher at the Upper Cape Regional Technical School and she also taught in the Fall River and New Bedford school systems.

She was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church, Westport. Mrs. Boutier had been a Girl Scout leader and she also loved to cook.

Including her husband and mother, she is survived by her daughter, Juliana M. Boutier of Westport.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport.

To sign the on-line guest book, please visit www.potterfuneralservice.com.


Boutier, Gina G. Fratangelo [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://currentobituary.com/Condolences.aspx?member_id=49&id=135072&add=1

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Dear John,

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

May She Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Boutier, Gina G. Fratangelo [MC1982 RIP]

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JFOUND: McGovern, Thomas P. [MC1968] Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology



Weill Cornell Medical College Faculty

McGovern, Thomas P. Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology.
Assistant Attending Urologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
B.E.E. 1968, Manhattan College; M.D. 1974, Cornell University Medical College.

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McGovern, Thomas P. [MC1968]

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JEMAIL: Flynn, Bro. Gregory (MC1957) new arrangements for supporting Addis Hope


Dear John,

Many thanks for your latest ***** donation of 12.23.13. Would you kindly spread the word on the following.

Due to an unexpected banking change, the following will be the new ways of donating, as of the end of January, 2014. All donations are tax deductible.

New arrangements for sending Addis Hope donations through bank transfers:

Brothers of the Christian Schools (with a memo stating, for Addis Hope)
Routing/Transit number - 031207607
Account number - 8059997606

Donors should request their banks to transfer by Automatic Clearing House (ACH), not by wire, in order for them to save money or for no cost at all.

New arrangements for sending Addis Hope checks by mail:

Checks should be made out to:

Brothers of the Christian Schools, stating Addis Hope in the memo, and sent to:

Brother Timothy Froehlich
444 A Route 35 South
Eatontown, NJ 07724

Brother Timothy is head of the Finance Department in the Provincial office and will deposit any checks sent to him into the new Addis Hope account in the PNC bank, Lincroft, NJ.

Many thanks for your continuing support to our very deserving marginalized children. I’ll keep you updated from Ethiopia.

All the best in 2014.

Br. Gregory

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Flynn, Bro. Gregory (MC1957)

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) asks for two prayers


Good Afternoon All,

Bob and Noreen Mattis have asked for our prayers for Bob's Sister-In-Law, Marlene. Marlene will be going in on January 7th for a Biopsy and is very worried as they all are. Please keep Marlene and the family in your prayers as we pray for her peace of mind and that the outcome is OK.

A prayer of thanks is in order for Bob and Noreen's Granddaughter, Eloise. You recall that this little Charmer was in our prayers before she was born and well after. She will be arriving today to visit for a week and will be celebrating her Fourth Birthday with all the trimmings. She is a beautiful and healthy little girl. As Bob says, " A true example of the power of prayer and advanced medical techniques. We have so much to be thankful for. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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JFOUND: Doyle, Colleen [MC????] loves to run



Colleen Doyle, Manhattan College

Her workout: I love to run. It's therapeutic and healthy. But after years of running I’ve started to notice my body has hit a plateau. So I’ve taken up interval training. I run a few miles a day to get my heart rate up then I do different interval training workouts I've found online. My favorite so far has been a workout consisting of seven sets of four basic exercises: jumping jacks, crunches, squats, and push- ups. It takes about 20-25 minutes and you don't need any equipment, just space and perhaps a mat. Try it out for yourself!

How I fit it in: I am a big believer that there is always enough time in a day to work out, you just have to find out what time of day that is. I love to work out in the afternoon. So, I get up earlier to do homework and run errands so I can free up an hour in my afternoon to hit the gym. I also squeeze in quick 10-minute workouts for abs, arms, and legs while watching TV or listening to music.

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Doyle, Colleen [MC????]

[JR: Makes me tired just reading what she does.]

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ENDNOTE: Siegel, Phillip [xMCfac] story has a lesson



Love’s memory strong for GN veteran
Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 10:42 am
By Holly Bieler

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Of the myriad achievements Great Neck resident Phillip Siegel has realized during his 88 years on this earth, an imposing and impressive list to be sure, he is arrestingly modest concerning all but one.

Ask Siegel about his 30-year career as a professor of psychology at both Queens College and Manhattan College, or his successful tenure as the director of examinations at the New York City Department of Personnel, and he rattles off facts and anecdotes as humbly as a man relaying the contents of his refrigerator.

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After Addison, Siegel was deployed overseas to combat in WW II, first on the front lines in North Africa and then as a medic in Italy, before returning home in 1945. It was only after he had returned to America, he said, that he began to understand the full extent of the Nazi’s atrocities and ultimate intentions, Siegel said.

“It only became apparent when I got out,” he said. “[While I was fighting] I knew the Germans were no good, that they were killing Jews, but I didn’t know they were trying to wipe out the entire Jewish population. We didn’t know how big it was during the war.”

In 1947, Siegel’s father, a Polish immigrant himself whose entire family had remained in Europe to tend their book publishing company, finally received word of his family’s fate at the hands of the Nazis.

“I remember my father came home one day, and didn’t say anything other than ‘They’re all gone,’” he said. “Then he went into his room and he had a cigarette. He never said another word about it. The Germans had wiped out his entire family.”

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Siegel, Phillip [xMCfac]

[JR: I too have know people who’s entire family was wiped out. It takes Government to commit genocide on this scale. Hopefully, it will never come to that here. For as much as disagree with some opinions, I’d never want anyone dead for what they believe. (I’d insert a sports joke here, but it would belie the message.) “We, The People” can not let the politicians and bureaucrats turn us against each other so they can keep their power over us. Dona Nobis Pacem ]

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