JASPER JOTTINGS Week 38  - 2016 Sep 18   

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



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POSITRACTION: A Simple Act of Kindness



Simple Act of Kindness Marks His Third Day on the Job
by Good News Network - Aug 13, 20160

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Sometimes the smallest act of kindness can make a huge difference. That was the case at a rental car agency in Tulsa, Oklahoma last month.

After a hit-and-run accident left Coty Vincent in need of a rental car, she was forced to bring her two  twin babies along with her to fill out the paperwork.

Without a double stroller for her twin boys, she fully expected to spend an exhausting morning holding and entertaining both 11-month-old boys while attempting to rent a car.

That’s when John Goodlet, an Enterprise Rent-A-Car employee who had just started working at the new job, stepped in to help. He went above and beyond what was expected, scooping up one of her twins into his arms before starting to process Coty’s rental request.

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It’s not a “life saving” example, but who knows.

Sometimes what appears to be the smallest of action can have a big impact.

In this case, kindness inspires.

When someone’s having bad luck, maybe we can all do something small to make it easier.

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JNEWS: Carroll, Michael [MC1984 RIP] remembered



9/11 remembrance: Firefighter Michael Carroll
The Courier-Journal
12:12 p.m. EDT September 6, 2016
This article was originally published Sept. 8, 2013

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"Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life."
-- Theodore Roosevelt

In the spring of 1986, 24-year-old Mike Carroll had an important decision to make.

A brilliant kid, he had graduated second in his class of 300 at LaSalle Academy, an achievement that earned him an engineering scholarship from Manhattan College. He used that degree to land a well-paying job in the new and growing tech division of AT&T. But something gnawed at this quiet but hard-wired young man who was coming to the realization that a shirt and tie, a desk, and the stultifying routine of a corporate existence were not for him.

Michael Thomas Carroll was born and raised in Yorkville, the upper East Side, working-class, predominantly Irish neighborhood where, despite its location in a city the size of New York, everybody knows everybody. He was the fourth and final child produced by the union of Bill and Jean Carroll, following brother Bill Jr., and sisters Eileen and Nancy.

Bill Sr. (1928-2012) was a proud product of America's Greatest Generation — Navy veteran, iron-worker, and then a fearless New York City firefighter. "Pop" was the larger-than-life, old school, family patriarch familiar to millions of baby boom generation homes. As a second-job steam-fitter, he had installed sprinklers in the World Trade Center. Until he retired, big Bill Carroll answered the fire bells in the night as a member of Hook & Ladder Company No. 3 at 108 E. 13th St. in the East Village. Pop's older son, Bill Jr., would follow in his father's large footsteps, eventually becoming a captain and in charge of the same Ladder 3 firehouse.

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Dear John,

            I believe that Michael is a member of the Class of 1984.

                  May He Continue Rest Peace,


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Carroll, Michael [MC1984 RIP]

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MOBIT: White, Margaret Sullivan [MCspouse RIP] on 2016-Sep-08




Margaret Sullivan White, 88
Kindergarten teacher and mother of eight

Margaret Sullivan White passed away on Sept. 9, 2016, in Toms River, N.J., after a brief illness. She spent her final days surrounded by her loving family. She was 88 years old.

Margaret grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, where she was the oldest daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret (Golden) Sullivan, and the loving sister to eight brothers and two sisters. The mothering skills she acquired as the oldest daughter in a large Irish Catholic family served her well in later years when she had eight of her own children with her husband, John V. White; he predeceased her in 2005.

Margaret, lovingly nick-named Dolly by her family, attended St. Ephrem's grade school, and Saint Brendan's high school in Bay Ridge, and graduated from Notre Dame College on Staten Island in 1950. She met her beloved husband, John, through her brother, Gerry Sullivan, when they attended Manhattan College together.

After marrying on Nov. 23, 1950, they started the first half of their family on 74th street in Bay Ridge, where they had Mary, Tom, Marge, Bernadette, and John Joseph. They moved to Tenth Street in New Dorp on Staten Island in 1960, where the family grew to eight children with the addition of Richard, Frances, and Vincent.

The Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish was the center of their educational and faith universe, where at one point she had six of her eight children attending the elementary school at one time.

Her life became even busier when she became the kindergarten teacher at St. Clare's elementary school in Great Kills in 1969, where she taught 90 children daily between the day and afternoon sessions.

At the end of the school day, she would come home to her own bustling household, where she tried to keep law and order, sometimes successfully.

In 1987, Margaret and John retired and moved to Toms River, N.J., and lived part of the year in Jupiter, Fla. They had a wonderful marriage.

Margaret's Catholic faith was a constant in her life and sustained her throughout her 88 years. Challenged by polio as a young child, she spent two years in the hospital and received what was then considered radical surgery at the time on her spine which allowed her to live a normal life. She was a petite woman with larger than life courage culled from her faith, which sustained her through the untimely losses of her sons, John Joseph, in 1996, and Tom, in 2002, and her husband, John, in 2005.

To everyone who knew her, she radiated a warmth and gentleness that made her so beloved and easy to be with. She was adored by her children, grandchildren, daughters and sons-in-law, and siblings. All who visited with her always came away with some of her cheerful and faithful energy. Even when she met challenging health crises in her final years, she was ever reliant on her faith. Her health aide, Aida Delola, was a godsend who provided so much love and support along with her great neighbors, Linda and Sam LaBrutto.

The essence of her being was exemplified in a school project interview conducted by her grandson, Dylan Jones, who asked her about the best ways to help others, and she replied, "the greatest gift to help others is the gift of kindness." This she gave in great quantity.Margaret is survived by her loving children, Mary Kudless, Margaret Yale, Bernadette White, Richard White, Frances Dailey, and Vincent White, and her beloved sons and daughters-in- law, John Kudless, David Yale, Stephen Jones, Dina and Ernie Karayel, Caroline Chauvin, Richard Dailey, and Donna White.

She is also survived by her loving siblings, John Sullivan, Peter Sullivan, Ralph Sullivan, Betty Haggerty, and Frances Sullivan, and her beloved sisters and brothers-in-law, Barbara Sullivan, Kathy Sullivan, John Brennan, and Patricia Sullivan.

She also leaves her many grandchildren who loved her deeply, Matthew White, Jessica White, Deanna White, Margot Yale, Dylan Jones, Olivia Jones, Leon and Johnny Kartsanis, Emily White, Kathleen Dailey, Erin Dailey, Richard Dailey, Colleen Dailey, Joseph Dailey, Christopher White and Andrew White, and three great-grandchildren, Thomas, Harleigh, and James, and many nieces and nephews.She was predeceased by her brothers, Thomas Sullivan, Gerry Sullivan, Billy Sullivan, Richard Sullivan, and Bishop Joseph Sullivan.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bishop Joseph Sullivan Center for Health in Haiti, c/o The Catholic Medical Mission Board, 100 Wall Street, 9th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10005.

Calling hours are Monday, Sept. 12, between 7 and 9 p.m., and Tuesday, Sept. 13, between 2 and 4 and 7 and 9 p.m. at the Casey McCallaum Rice Funeral Home, 30 Nelson Ave., S.I. with the Mass of Resurrection to be held on Wednesday at St. Clare's R.C. Church at 11 a.m. followed by burial at The Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island.

Casey McCallum Rice
South Shore F/H
30 Nelson Ave.SI, NY 10308

Published in Staten Island Advance on Sept. 11, 201


White, Margaret Sullivan [MCspouse RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/siadvance/margaret-white-condolences/181365677?cid=full

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Dear John,

      I believe that Margaret's Husband, John, is a member of the class
of 1948.

          May They Both Rest In Peace.


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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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) prays for the victims on the 9/11 attack


Please remember those who were felled by the Terrorist attack on September 11, 2016, please allow me to share a prayer sent to me by Jerry Lynch in honor of those killed. We pray for them and their Families and friends who still mourn and feel that awful hurt and loss. Thank you Jerry. Thank you.

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) 

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Let us pray for all the People who were lost in the destruction of the World Trade Center Buildings, the women and men harmed in the rescue efforts and the families of all the above. Also we pray for the incredible Flight 93 heroes who caused the crash in Shanksville PA. and prevented the plane from reaching Washington DC, and for all the dead and injured at the Pentagon. As we know and remember, these events occurred on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The following wonderful Prayer was written the following Sunday by our own parishioner, MICHAEL O'BRIEN who was in one of the World Trade Center Buildings that morning.


Dear Lord,

Our hearts are aching,
Our emotions are in turmoil,
Our outlook on life has become uncertain,
We're scared Lord

Please deepen our faith,
Make more fervent our love,
Give us a greater appreciation for our life,
And for all the gifts you've given to us,
Help us to celebrate life each day

Help us to be more open with each other,
More honest with ourselves,
And more committed to doing your will

Help us to minister to our own needs,
And to those of our family and friends,
And to listen with open hearts

We know Lord, that the power of one persons love,
And also the power of a community of loving people,
Can overcome evil

Help us to stamp out evil in this world Lord,
Help us to win with kindness,
Help us to win with love,
Help us to win with a commitment to always do the right thing,
Help us to look out for each other

Bless our loved ones,
Show us the way,
Help us to be love for one another.                           


I will praise the Lord, for you have lifted me out of the depths. I called to you for help, and you healed me. To you, Lord, I called; to the Lord I cried for mercy: You turned my mourning into dancing; O Lord my God, I will praise you forever.    Psalm 30

Church of the Presentation, 271 W. Saddle River Rd., Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458

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JUPDATE: Goldman, Stephanie [MC2004] id-ed by McEneney, Mike (MC1953)


JNEWS: Goldman, Stephanie [MC2004] Assistant Principal at Parsons



HCSD Welcomes Stephanie Goldman As New Assistant Principal at Parsons
Promoted To New Role Following Highly Successful Tenure as Classroom Teacher and Literacy Specialist
By Harrison Central School District (Open Post) - September 7, 2016 2:20 pm ET

Goldman, Stephanie [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Stephanie is a member of the Class of 2004.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Goldman , Stephanie [MC2004]

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COMMENT: Toner, Mike (MC1972) comments on Couric


Reporter : Toner, Mike (MC1972)

Dear f. John,

In last weeek's Positraction you said (regarding Katie Couric's decision to take a pay cut to save some jobs):
"It’s no secret that I am “hard” on liberal media “celebrities” for their biased reporting.

In this case, I must “give the devil his due”.

That was a nice thing to do.

Given her low ratings caused the show to be cancelled, it was a hollow victory.

But kudos for the attempt."

Kudos to you for giving Katie Couric credit - but two points jump out

1. Not that I agree with equating Ms. Kouric with the devil - but shouldn't you be giving the devil "her" due. You don't think that devils are only male, do you?

2. You mitigate your praise by calling her good deed "hollow" becasue the show was eventually cancelled. I don't think this is exactly true. Ms. Couric left CBS News at the end of her five year contract. Admittedly the ratings were low but the CBS Evening News continues to this day - now with Scott Pelley. While I presume a few of her senior proucers were replaced, I don't think that there were many or any layoffs owing to her departure.

As always, thanks for your untiring efforts as CIC

Mike Toner
BEE '72
Buffalo, NY

[JR: (1) I should have said “her”. And it’s just old phrase. (2) “Hallow”, in the sense, that it just was a not.] 

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JFACEBOOK: McCarra-Fitzpatrick, MaryAnn (MC1989) poem on display at HVCCA



MaryAnn McCarra

1 hr Peekskill, NY

MaryAnn McCarra-Fitzpatrick's poem, "Words, Embroidered" will be on display at the HVCCA (Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art), as part of the WORD exhibit, until December 2016. The HVCCA is located in Peekskill, NY.


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McCarra-Fitzpatrick, MaryAnn (MC1989)

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JNEWS: Benninger, G. A. Ben [MC????] at Millennial Lithium Corp



Millennial Forms Technical Advisory Board
12:00 Uhr  |  Marketwired

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 12, 2016) - Millennial Lithium Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ML), ("Millennial" or the "Company") has established a highly skilled and experienced Technical Advisory Board for its lithium development activities which includes the Pastos Grandes lithium project in Salta province, Argentina.

Millennial welcomes Vijay Mehta and Ben Binninger to advance technical development and cost optimization at Pastos Grandes. As advisors to Millennial's technical board they will be called on to provide insights based on their deep knowledge of lithium brine processing and extensive global expertise in mineral and chemical processing. Both individuals have prior working experience with this part of South America. In addition they will be offering guidance and direction with respect to future exploration of the Pastos Grandes and other lithium projects under consideration.

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G. A. Ben Binninger

G. A. Ben Binninger is a chief executive with extensive experience leading and creating technically sophisticated processes and service companies ranging from small business to globally industry leaders including Rio Tinto, Hercules and Arco. With skills in mergers & acquisitions, turnarounds and public offerings, Mr. Binninger brings an unusual combination of global management, strategic positioning, technical acumen and financial expertise to Millennial. His hands on operating and processing experience in chemicals, materials and mining provide a depth of knowledge to The Company.

Most recently Ben was a director and served as Chief Executive Officer for ASX listed Potash Minerals. He is a principal in IMEx Minerals, LLC and K2O Resources, LLC and was a Principal in AMT II Corporation, a private investment management company focusing on advanced materials and aerospace. Mr. Binninger has a Master's in business administration from the Harvard Business School (HBS) as well as a Bachelor of chemical engineering degree from Manhattan College. He has taught international business management at UCLA and studied at Stanford University and INSEAD in France.

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Benninger, G. A. Ben [MC????]

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Dear John,

              I do not find anything in my ‘stuff' for Ben.

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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JNEWS: Mochizuki, Riko [MC????] passed the CFA Level I exam



7 things you can learn from Citi’s 2016 analyst class on Wall Street
by Dan Butcher 2 hours ago

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4. Passing industry exams makes your resume more impressive

Riko Mochizuki participated in Deutsche Bank’s early career program before enrolling in Manhattan College, where she graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in finance and economics. She was also a member of the Financial Management Association and the president Manhattan College Investment Club and participated in the New York College Fed Challenge. She completed a pre-MBA summer program at the University of Navarra’s IESE Business School and passed the CFA Level I exam. She was a market strategy intern at National Securities, an independent broker-dealer, and last year worked as a sales and trading summer analyst at Citi.

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Mochizuki, Riko [MC????]

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Dear John,

             I do not find anything in my ‘stuff' for Riko. A recent grad?


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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JUPDATE: Alcantara, Marisol [MC1994] id-ed by Jablon, Ken (MC1962) who correctly read the story


JNEWS: Alcantara, Marisol [MC????] state Senate district candidate



Micah Lasher for state Senate
The standout choice (NYC Mayor's Office)
Friday, September 9, 2016, 7:44 PM

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Voters in the Manhattan state Senate district that stretches from the borough’s northern tip to Chelsea have an unusually worthy choice in energetic, knowledgeable up-and-comer Micah Lasher.

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Born in the Dominican Republic, Alcantara came to the U.S. as a child and graduated from Manhattan College. As a Bernie Sanders Democratic convention delegate, she is surely committed to progressive principles, but she lacks seasoning for the post.

The Daily News endorses Lasher in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election.

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Lasher, Micah [MC????]

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Dear John,

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


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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It’s Marisol Alcantara who graduated from Manhattan, not Micah Lasher.

Ken Jablon ‘62

[JR: Thanks. I misunderstood the story.]

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Lasher faces competition from Robert Jackson, who served for 12 undistinguished years in the City Council, and Marisol Alcantara, an organizer for the New York State Nurses Association.

Born in the Dominican Republic, Alcantara came to the U.S. as a child and graduated from Manhattan College. As a Bernie Sanders Democratic convention delegate, she is surely committed to progressive principles, but she lacks seasoning for the post.

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Alcantara, Marisol [MC????]

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Dear John,

            I believe that Marisol is a member of the Class of 1994.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Alcantara, Marisol [MC1994]

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) prays for Dave K's continued good health


Good Evening All,

 From Mike McEneney, We received the following note about Dave, for whom We have been praying, the note was sent by Pat K.'

Dave had to pass a swallow test on Tuesday.  He passed and was released on Wednesday.  Walked out to his barn by himself when he got home.  Thank you and the prayer group for all your prayers.  We have so much to be thankful for. Pat K'

Dave is the son-in-law of Mike's late very good friend, Tom Kelleher,'53.

Thank you all for your prayers and good wishes as we share a prayer of thanks. Continued good health Dave. God Bless.

Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) 

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JHQ: Alma Mater has "Study Abroad in Venice"


Manhattan College Study Abroad in Venice

[JR: 4 minute video. If it was available when I was there, I could have had intercontinentally bad grades. Laugh!] 

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JNEWS: Sassone, Henry [MC1981] North Salem HS athletics dir


North Salem's Sassone Leaving Imprint On Tigers Athletic Department
by Skip Pearlman 4 hours ago

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Daily Voice sat down with North Salem High's Henry Sassone, as part of our continuing series on Athletic Directors.

Henry Sassone has been a fixture at North Salem High School for the last 32 years, coaching the boys varsity basketball team for the entire stretch. Sassone is entering his 30th year as the school's director of athletics.

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He later went to Manhattan College (where he played two years of baseball) before doing grad work at Fordham University.

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Sassone, Henry [MC????]

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Dear John,

           I believe that Henry is a member of the Class of 1981.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Sassone, Henry [MC1981]

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MNEWS: Alma Mater Assistant Head of Security gets heat



Manhattan College Assistant Head of Security Gets Heat About Student Behavior Off Campus

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The photo above should tell the whole story as Manhattan College Assistant Head of Security Peter DeCaro listens to complaints about off campus antics and drinking by residents living around the college at last weeks 50th Precinct Community Council meeting. One after another local residents spoke of loitering, loud noise, public urination, public drinking, underage drinking, and other mischief or pranks that the college students partake in off campus.

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MFOUND: Alma Mater has a role in reconciliation



Letting Life Take You Where You Are Suppose to Be: 9/11 Tribute
SEPTEMBER 11, 2016

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It’s funny how strong emotions subside gently over time. Two years ago, my youngest son decided he wanted to visit Manhattan College in the heart of New York City where the lacrosse coach was interested in him playing for their team. It took every ounce of parental love and logic to drive him there one Saturday morning.

I have always loved cities so when we crossed the George Washington Bridge, I felt fairly peaceful. After all I was on this trip for my son, not myself. After touring campus we decided to take the subway to Times Square leaving our car on campus. I told my son, “There is no way I want to end up near the 9/11 Memorial. Please don’t ask me to go there.” He agreed.

Making certain we would get on the same train to get back to Manhattan College to find our car after being in the city for a couple hours, we got on the same exact train we got off not realizing we were heading south not north. Because Hurricane Sandy had hit Lower Manhattan a few weeks earlier there was still flooding so the subway announcer made us get off at an unexpected stop to take another train north. As the doors opened, I was standing at the 9/11 Memorial. My son looked at me wondering how I would react and I said, “Well okay then….I guess I am meant to be here.”

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[JR: Not a hard mistake to make.] 

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


Good Evening All,

From Mike McEneney, some prayer requests.
We pray for the repisr of the soul of Dennis Mark  DeMello, Father of a Young Jasper. Please keep  Mr. DeMello in your prayers and his Family as the Family mourn the loss of their loved one.
We pray for George H. who has been diagnosed with Cancer. We pray that treatment is successful and restore George to good health. We keep his Family inour prayers as well.

We pray for Victoria A. Victoria is an active Senior who is having difficulty adjusting to her Medications and that is having devestating effect. We pray that
She and her Doctors are able to balance and stabilize her intake and proper dosage of those Medications that she needs.
Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon
Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)
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JEMAIL: Alcantara, Marisol [MC1994] win reported by Jablon, Ken (MC1962)


BTW, she won the election.

> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Kenneth Jablon
>> Subject: Re: JASPER JOTTINGS Week 37 - 2016 Sep 11
> Date: September 11, 2016 at 4:15:25 PM EDT
> To: Jasper Fjohn68 <>
>> It’s Marisol Alcantara who graduated from Manhattan,  not Micah Lasher.>> Ken Jablon ‘62

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[JR: Thanks for the report.] 

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Dear John,

            The September 15, 2016 Edition of the NY Daily News at page 17, has an article that reports that Marisol was successful in her bid to win the Democratic Party Primary for a seat in the NY State Senate.



McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

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


Good Morning All,

I am forwarding Tom Delaney's prayer request for Manhattan College Chaplain, Fr. George Hill. This good man needs our prayers and support in spirit. Tom has shared his thoughts and I am certain that all of us who know Father Hill share in Tom's feelings. Please raise the volume as we pray that Father's  Journey is a peaceful one supported by our prayers, kind thoughts and thanks for his being in our lives. Thank you Tom. Thank you all. God Bless.

Phil Colon
Colon, Philip J. (MC1962)

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Please pray for Fr. George Hill, MC Chaplain and athletics team supporter for approximately the lat 9-10 years.

Fr. George has been battling cancer over the last few years and things have taken a turn for the worse.

I believe he is  in the final stages of his journey and work on earth for the Lord.

The link below is a 2014 article in the MC Quadrangle that tells you about this dedicated quiet man.

Quadrangle Link :  https://mcquad.org/2014/11/14/a-day-in-the-life-fr-george-hill/

Prayers please for fine person,  friend of all at MC and many other in his ministry on earth.


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JNEWS: Dybeli, Amela [MC2009] seeks to switch careers


Meet Kenan-Flagler’s MBA Class Of 2018
by: Jeff Schmitt on September, 14 2016

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Business often acts as a force for change. As a young woman, Amela Dybeli had a front row seat to this dynamic, watching her native Albania embrace the free market after four decades of smothering communist rule.

“There is no better way to understand the fundamentals of a market economy than to witness one being created in front of your eyes,” she explains, “with the influx of the western brands into the Albanian market in the mid-to-late 90s with products like Coca-Cola, Ariel, Gorenje ovens and Samsung color TVs.” In the process, she experienced how such products enriched the lives OF her country’s people and fostered a sense of community.

These events left quite an impression. After majoring in finance at Manhattan College, the 29-year-old worked first at Deloitte and then Ernst & Young in Albania and quit to follow in her family’s footsteps to launch a startup of her own. Now, she is returning to the states to switch careers to marketing — with her formative years echoing in her long-term ambitions. “My dream job would enable me to continuously study consumer behavior and manage a multinational brand that is focused on innovation, sustainability and in enriching everyday lives.”

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Dybeli, Amela [MC????]

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Dear John,

             I believe that Amela is a member of the Class of 2009.

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Dybeli, Amela [MC2009]

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JOBIT: Vogt, John J. [MC1951 RIP] on 2016-Sep-11



John J. Vogt
January 5, 1927 - September 11, 2016   
Manchester, New Jersey

John was born on January 5, 1927 and passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016.

John was a resident of Manchester, New Jersey at the time of his passing.

He graduated from Manhattan College in 1951.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-46.

He was married to Rosemary.

Visitation is Wednesday 2-4 7-9 PM at Oliverie Funeral Home 2925 Ridgeway Rd Manchester. Funeral Liturgy is Thursday 10 AM at St John�s Church Lakehurst with interment to follow at Brigadier Gen Wm C Doyle NJ Veteran�s Cemetery Arneytown.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Melanoma Research Foundation 1411 K Street NW Suite 800 Washington DC 20005 orwww.melanoma.org.


Vogt, John J. [MC1951 RIP]

Guestbook: http://www.tributes.com/condolences/leave_memory/103941699

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JHQ: Father George Hill Requiescat In Pacem


Manhattan College
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It is with great sadness that we report the death of our beloved College Chaplain, Father George Hill, who passed away peacefully yesterday afternoon. Despite a long illness, Fr. George served the Manhattan College community for the past nine years by celebrating weekly Masses in the Chapel, leading meditation sessions, traveling with our student-athletes to pray with them before games, and simply offering his infectious smile to those who needed it most. He will be greatly missed by students, colleagues & alumni alike. We pray that Fr. George may now rest peacefully with the Lord, watching over the Jasper community he loved so dearly.

TODAY there will be a 12:15 p.m. Mass celebrated in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers, offered for the eternal repose of Fr. Hill’s soul. A Service of Remembrance will be held on the steps of Smith Auditorium tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 16, at 4 p.m. Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers, Manhattan College campus
Saturday, Sept. 17, 3-7 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial and Interment:
Worcester, Massachusetts (time to be announced).
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Good Evening All,

It is with a heavy heart that I share with you the news of the passing of Father George. This good man and friend to many of us and so many others, was called home yesterday afternoon. Below is the announcement from President O'Donnell. It speaks so well to the feelings of loss shared by all who knew Father George. We pray for Father George, his Family, Friends and Community.
Services information is included below. Thank you President O'Donnell. Thank you Tom McCarthy. Thank you all. God Bless.
Phil Colon

Thomas A. McCarthy '06, M.A. '10 
Director of Alumni Relations


Riverdale, NY 10471
Phone: 718-862-7977

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From: Office of the President <president@manhattan.edu>
Date: Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 11:18 AM
Subject: Message from the President
To: employee <employee@manhattan.edu>, student <student@manhattan.edu>

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Office of the President

To:        The Manhattan College Community

From:    Brennan O’Donnell, President

Re:        Father George Hill, College Chaplain


With deep sadness, I write to inform you of the death of our beloved Chaplain, Father George Hill.
Father Hill passed away peacefully yesterday afternoon at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, where he was in hospice care.  We are grateful to have had him as our campus pastor for the past nine years.  He was a wise counselor, a gentle spiritual guide, and a loving friend to students and colleagues alike.  Father George will be sorely missed in our daily life on campus; but we take comfort in our faith that he is present among us whenever we follow his example and  “do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with our God” (Micah 6:8).
Today’s Mass at 12:15 pm will be celebrated in the Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers and offered for the eternal repose of Fr. Hill’s soul.
In addition, a Service of Remembrance will be held on the steps of Smith Auditorium tomorrow, Friday, September 16, at 4:00 p.m.
Arrangements are as follows:
The Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers, Manhattan College campus
Saturday, September 17, 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial and Interment:
Worcester, Massachusetts (time to be announced)
Thank you for your prayers for Father Hill and his family.
Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him.
Brennan O'Donnell, Ph.D.

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JOBIT: Dick, Norman J. Jr. [MC???? RIP] on 2016-Sep-12



1922 - 2016

Norman J. Dick Jr. Nabisco executive, standout baseball and basketball player in his youth, lived in Mendham since the '70s Norman J. Dick Jr., 94, died peacefully on Sept. 12, 2016, at home in Mendham, N.J.

Visitation will be on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Bailey Funeral Home, 8 Hilltop Rd., Mendham, baileyfuneral.com. The Funeral Mass is on Monday, Sept. 19, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Church, Mendham. Interment is at Mendham Hilltop Cemetery.

Born April 29, 1922, in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the third of 10 children. The son of Norman J. Dick Sr. and Helen Ryan Dick, he moved with his family to New York City and later Westbury, Long Island, N.Y. He shared many stories of growing up on Long Island, with sports being a big part of his life. He was an accomplished baseball player, playing third base and actually changing high schools to play a fifth year hoping for a baseball scholarship. Basketball was ultimately the sport that did get him the college scholarship. While attending Westbury High School, Norm was captain and part of the 1939-1940 Westbury High School basketball team that played its All-County championship game in Madison Square Garden. He was one of the "Fab Five" for Nassau County high school basketball. He later played for the Manhattan College basketball team. Norm picked up playing golf after becoming a caddie at the Bethpage public golf course on Long Island while in high school. He was an avid golfer throughout his adult life.

He left Manhattan College to serve in the Army from 1943 to 1946 during World War II, returning to finish at Manhattan College and graduating with his degree in electrical engineering. He was ultimately hired by the National Biscuit Company, actually working alongside his father.

He was also an alumnus of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. While with Nabisco, he worked in many of the bakeries across the country. While in Chicago he met and married his wife, Peggy in 1954, continuing his career in Nabisco bakeries in Denver, Philadelphia, Chicago, New Jersey, Chicago, and New Jersey again. He finally settled in Mendham in 1972 with his family of eight. Norm retired as vice president of manufacturing for Nabisco Brands in East Hanover, N.J., in 1987, having a 39-year career that was full of both personal and professional achievement.

He was a longtime member of St. Joseph Church, Mendham Golf and Tennis Club, and the Pastime Club, all of Mendham. He was also a member of the VFW Post 3401 in Morris Plains, the American Legion Post 342 in Chester and the B.P.O.E. Lodge 410 in Madison, N.J. In addition, Norm was a Little League coach in Mendham Township for the Coutts and the Colonials.

He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret McCarthy Dick; three brothers, Leo Dick, Robert Dick, Dr. Harold Dick, and four sisters, Jeanne Watson, Mary Lou Westwood, Nan Jones, and Donna Halleck. He is survived by three sons, Norman J. "Jay" Dick III of Bozeman, Mont., and his wife, Kelly; Kevin M. Dick of Chester and his wife, Lori; Bryan R. Dick of Sarasota, Fla., and three daughters, Barbara Jensen of Mendham, Peggy Crosby of Morris Plains, N.J., and her husband, Chris; and Patricia Murphy of Los Angeles and her husband, Joe. Norm also leaves behind 11 cherished grandchildren, Lindsay, Norman J. IV (Jared) and Brennan Dick; Travis, Eva and Dana Jensen; Sean, Colin, Andrew and Paige Crosby, and Reese Murphy.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Norm's honor to The Pastime Club, 3 Hilltop Road, Suite 1, Mendham, N.J. 07945, supporting youth sports or the American Heart Association at donatenow.heart.org.

Published in Star-Ledger on Sept. 16, 2016


Dick, Norman J. Jr. [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link

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JOBIT: Mullany, Patrick Joseph [MC???? RIP] on 2016-Sep-07



Patrick Joseph Mullany
(1935 - 2016)

Patrick Joseph Mullany, 81, of Indian Wells, California passed away on September 7, 2016 of stroke complications.

He was born on March 18, 1935 to Peter Mullany and Anna Marie McKeon in New York City. On August 6th, he celebrated 50 years of marriage to Patricia (Costello) Mullany. He is survived by his wife and five children, Jeannette, Courtney, Keith, Kimberly and Ryan. Patrick and Patricia are the proud grandparents and great grandparents of fourteen children spanning from California to Colorado.

Patrick earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Catholic University, Washington D.C. A Masters Degree from Manhattan College, New York. A medical certification in Hypnosis from University of California, Los Angeles and attended Senior Seminar from U.S Department of State, Washington D.C. Patrick taught in New York from 1958 to 1966 as a member of the De La Salle Christian Brothers.

He joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation and served as a Special Agent from 1966 until he retired in 1986. Patrick had a very distinguished career, serving in the leadership capacity managing two of the largest field offices, Baltimore and Los Angeles. He was an Instructor at the F.B.I Academy in Quantico, Virgina where he co-initiated two Major Police Programs- Hostage Negotiations and Criminal Psychological Profiling. Patrick was a court approved expert witness in hostage matters.

In 1986, he became Director of International Security for First Interstate Bank, Los Angeles. In 1988, he was appointed as Assistant Director- Executive Protection, Occidental Petroleum Corporation. From 1993 to 1997, he served as Western Regional Director for two major consulting firms dealing with Crisis Management/ Kidnap. One was Control Risk based in London and Kroll & Associates in New York. In 1997, Patrick served as the National President of the Society of Former Special Agents of the F.B.I. Patrick was Mayor for the City of Indian Wells, California in 2010 that included eight years on city council. Patrick published "Matador of Murder- An FBI Agents Journey in Understanding the Criminal Mind" in October, 2015. Patrick received television coverage on Vanished- ABC's 20/20 with Robin Roberts, Untold Stories, and numerous on scene-active cases.

We will all dearly miss his great wit and devotion.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Former Agents of The FBI Foundation at www.socxfbi.org or sent directly to the Foundation at 3717 Fettler Park Drive, Dumfries, VA 22025.
Funeral Services will be October 4th, 2016 at 10am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in La Quinta, California.

Forest Lawn - Cathedral City
69855 East Ramon Road
Cathedral City, CA 92234

Published in The Desert Sun from Sept. 18 to Sept. 25, 2016


Mullany, Patrick Joseph [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: http://obituaries.desertsun.com/obituaries/thedesertsun/obituary.aspx?pid=181437557

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JFACEBOOK: Zecchin, Luigi [MC1990] supports the Tug McGraw Foundation


Dear John,

                I believe that Liam is a member of the Class of 1990.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Zecchin, Luigi [MC1990]

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On 9/14/2016 10:09 AM, Jasper Fjohn68 wrote:>

Luigi Zecchin shared Liz Pagnani's post.

> Just now

>> Help Liz help Liam....

> ‎Liz Pagnani‎ to Frawley Strong> 14 hrs

>> Colleen Pagnani is running again! On November 6th, Colleen will run the NYC Marathon for a second time, this time to honor Mr. Liam Frawley by running with the Tug McGraw Foundation. Mr. Frawley has had a tremendous impact on Colleen (and all SOCSD students) as a person, student and coach. Any amount helps as she strives to reach her $2500 goal.
> I will be donating on Sunday, following the completion of her Half-Marathon in Saratoga!
> Click here to support Tug McGraw Foundation

TCS New York City Marathon 2016 by Colleen Pagnani> Hi Friends! As many of you know, Mr. Frawley, Tappan Zee’s Athletic Director, suffered a brain aneurysm earlier this year. With a long road of recovery still ahead of him, the TZ community is right there with him every step of the way to ensure that he & his family does not fight this alone. What ma...> CROWDRISE.COM

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ENDNOTE: Why men won't get married anymore -- the result of feminism



Why men won't get married anymore: Women complain chaps today won't settle down. Sorry, ladies, but it's all your fault, argues a wickedly provocative new book
PUBLISHED: 18:36 EST, 19 April 2015 | UPDATED: 08:26 EST, 20 April 2015

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A controversial new book argues that the triumph of feminism has meant men are now second-class citizens.

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Well, the “social engineers” know best! Right.

Not surprising that boys see men so poorly treated in so many ways that they silently have revolted.

And, society is much worse off for it.

In Japan, neither the girls, nor the boys, see any reason to settle down and raise a family.

The result is a nation that’s dying out by failing to reproduce.


And, you know that the socialists at the UN are happy because humans are a plague on “mother earth”.


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