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Bruce & Kathy -

(10-15-18)

The first two pictures are scenes from our trip from Gallup, TX to El Paso, TX. 

The remaining pictures are of The Ysleta Mission, the first and oldest mission established,
not only in El Paso but in the state of Texas. 

Currently, it is the second oldest continually active parish in the United States.

We will be traveling the next two days ending up in San Antonio on Thursday.

Until then, God Bless,

Kathy & Bruce

(You can click on the thumbnails below, to see larger views:)

 

Those sure are some beautiful photos, Bruce and Kathy!

Thanks for sharing!

Stay safe!

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Bruce & Kathy -

(10-12-18)

Good Morning Family and Friends,

On Friday, October 12th, we did a day trip from Gallup, NM
to the “Four Corners” of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah.

We have included some pictures of the different vistas we saw along the way.

Today, October 14th, we are moving on to Texas.

Until our next posting, take care and God Bless.

Kathy & Bruce

(You may click on the thumbnails below, for a little larger view:)

That is snow on those mountains in Colorado.

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Bruce & Kathy -

(10-10-18)

We traveled from Texas to Santa Rosa, NM and spent two nights camping there
where we met Mark and Gwynn Osborne, from California. 

We will admit that the scenery from Texas to New Mexico was miles of nothing
(just as we had been told by friends when we first began planning this trip).  

We moved on to Las Vegas, NM where we camped Friday, Oct 5th-8th. 

While there we met Paul & Terry Sundberg from Illinois.  

The pictures below are from our ride around Las Vegas and to Santa Fe.

(You can click on the thumbnails below to view larger photos.)

Photo # 1 - Overpass in Santa Fe

Photo # 2 - Number Falls located on Native Land

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Good Afternoon Family & Friends,

After Las Vegas, NM we traveled to Albuquerque, NM
for the annual Balloon Fiesta. 

We were told that it will take 2 1/2 hours to travel 15 miles
due to the high volume of traffic
and that a gentleman left at 4 am and missed the ascension
so we decided to leave at 3 am.   

There was no traffic at that time and it only took 45 min.
The temperature was in the in the 30’s and cold. 

There was was some wind that delayed the takeoff
but it was “Wow” after they received the green flag to lift off.

We hope you enjoyed the pictures previously sent along with these pictures.

Until next time.

God Bless,

 

(You can click on the thumbnails below, for larger views.)

 

 

Photo # 1 - Night Sky Albuquerque, NM

Photo # 2 - Balloon Fiesta

Photo # 3 - The First Balloon With the American Flag

Photo # 4 - Vincent Van Gogh

Photo # 5 - Yoda

 

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10-09-18

Marge Bowden -

Marge is scheduled for her back operation
on Oct. 23rd, at 7:30 AM.

She has to be there at 5:30 AM

Our very best wishes go out to her,
along with many prayers -

We all love you, Marge!

 

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New

Oct. 8, 2018

The Bowdens --

They have moved to an in-law apartment at their son Ed's, in North Tampa:

New address:

11304 Carrollwood Place West

Tampa FL 33618

Phone and email same

dbmb2002@yahoo.com

I (Marge) am awaiting date for another spinal surgery to be done soon.

Marge - We are sending our best wishes and prayers your way.

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Oct. 6, 2018

 

Phyllis T. will be a "Nun on the Bus" again --

I will be a Nun on the Bus again in October 7-12 starting in Los Angeles.

The trip starts tomorrow! (Oct. 7th)

I’m sending a copy of the schedule for the first week, when I am on the bus.

  Schedule

Look for blogs on the Nuns on the Bus website,
and I will probably be doing them for Sisters of St. Joseph,
and posting on the Sisters of St. Joseph of Rochester facebook page.

Phyllis

The complete schedule is at

https://networklobby.org/bus2018/events/

We wish you a safe trip, Phyllis - and ENJOY!

 

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Barb /n Bob

Bob and Barb head to their new house on the 18th.

We wish you a safe trip -
and MUCH happiness and health, in your new home!

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The. . Brthday. . .Kdz !

November 26th
Barb ( Tallman ) Welch

bbwelch2@gmail.com
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December 20th

Connie ( Goodrich ) Bolton

conniegb1939@verizon.net
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Bruce and Kathy -

(Oct. 4, 2018)

Good Morning Family & Friends,


On Monday, October 1st we traveled to Palo Duro Canyon, “The Grand Canyon of Texas”.
The second largest canyon in North America. 

“Palo Duro” is Spanish for “hard wood”
in reference to the Rocky Mountain Juniper trees still seen in places in the canyon. 

Palo Duro Canyon is approximately 120 miles long, 600 to 800 feet.  

Our next big stop will be Albuquerque for the Balloon Fiesta.

Take care and God Bless,

Kathy & Bruce

The photos below, were sent without any descriptions -

You may click on the thumbnails, for larger views:

 

 

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Writing guy

(10-5-18)

Denny has written an article for the newspaper.

"Another Famous Weedsport Person"

Very interesting article.

Surprising the folks who lived
in the little town of Weedsport.

A nice photo at the end of his article also.

New The photo shows a photo of Jim Lippoldt's brother, Dick.

Both Dick and Jim were nicknamed "Willie".

Thanks for the information, "Mr. Weedsport encyclopedia" -

(Denny Randall.)

His article is printed in full,
on our "Weedsport History" page.

http://joanhigham.com/WeedsportHistory/WeedsportHistory2.html

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The. . Brthday. . .Kdz !

November 26th
Barb ( Tallman ) Welch

bbwelch2@gmail.com
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December 20th

Connie ( Goodrich ) Bolton

conniegb1939@verizon.net
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Photos from Pete:

(10-1-18)

Pete wrote:

  "I am now a published photographer in the Times Union."

https://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Your-Best-Shot-13267463.php#photo-16248014

" I picked out some pictures for you. Most Were taken in and near the
Tower of London, which was my favorite place to take pictures. I have a
friend who is an International Airline pilot. He told me that London is
his favorite city in Europe. Now I know why. In London the old, very
old, new and newer all exist side by side and get along very well
together. An example of this is the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge
and in the middle of Modern London, with a very modern City Hall across
the river. Near by is an 800 feet high tower building called 'The
Shard' because it looks like a broken piece of glass.

Most of these pictures have a story, if anyone wants to know.

The next time I go to London, I want to stay for a month or two, not a week."

(You can click on the thumbnails below, for MUCH LARGER views)

 

 

Photo # 1 - City Hall

Photo # 2 - From Bus

Photo # 3 - General

Photo # 4 - Guards Tower

Photo # 5 - London Eye

Photo # 6 - Raven

Photo # 7 - Raven Wider

Photo # 8 - Tower

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Pete's second set of photos:

(10-03-18)

 

 

Photo # 1 - A City Block

Photo # 2 - Cerimic Chimney Top

Photo # 3 - U.S. Business

Photo # 4 - The Shard

Photo # 5 - Big Ben - You can't see the
clock tower, only the larger Victoria Tower.
Big Ben is a smaller tower currently encased in scaffolding, while it is being fully restored. The
scaffolding is much bigger than the tower, which will be visible again in a year or two.

Photo # 6 - Couple Tower

Photo # 7 - Tower Bridge

Photo # 8 - Yacht

 

Pete says:

   Here are the last four.

I hope they show London as being very old, and rather new.

All at the same time and place.

Great place to visit.

Peter

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You can e-mail Pete:

gohara@nycap.rr.com

Thanks for the really super photos, Pete!

Very interesting -

Thanks for sharing with us,
and I hope you get a chance to return to London,
for an additional vacation!

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Bruce and Kathy -

(Oct. 1st, 2018)

Good Evening Family & Friends,

We have been very busy since our last communication.  

We visited Hot Springs, Arkansas, which has a very interesting history. 

One - for hot springs which attracted people
(that included Presidents), from across the United States for medicinal reasons.

Second - gangsters that would frequently visit Hot Springs, Arkansas
because they had the protection of the local police. 

Needless to say a very interesting history.

Then we went to Blackwell, OK to visit with Kathy’s cousin Nellie Jack
who she hadn’t seen for 44 years. 

Needless to say there was a great deal of reminiscing, 
meeting her children and grandchildren and attending church
where her husband, John is pastor.


During our visit they took us to Ponca City, OK
to visit the Marland Mansion, the Home of E. W. Marland, oil baron
and 10th Governor of Oklahoma. 

It was a wonderful weekend from beginning to end.

Today, we traveled to Sayre, Ok as a stop over
on our way to Palo Duro Canyon State Park, The Grand Canyon of Texas.

God Bless,

Kathy & Bruce

(You can click on the thumbnails below, to see larger views:)

 

Bruce and Kathy's e-mail:

bnkchris1@aol.com

 

Photo # 1 - Tower in Hot Springs National Park Arkansas

Photo # 2 - Al Capone (One of many Gangsters that frequented Hot Springs)

Photo # 3 - (Some information.)

Photo # 4 - (Sign with information.)

Photo # 5 - (Pretty dining area.)

Photo # 6 - Ceiling in ballroom.

Photo # 7 - Painted ceiling.

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Bruce and Kathy -

(Sept. 25th, 2018)

Good Evening Family & Friends,

Today we traveled to the highest peak in Arkansas-
Mount Magazine State Park at 2,753 ft.  

We had lunch at The Lodge at Mount Magazine.  

This trip was 2 hrs each way, but was well worth it.

God Bless,

Kathy & Bruce

(You can cick on the thumbnails below, for a larger view:)

 

 

Photo #1 - The Lodge at Mount Magazine
Photo #2 - View of Blue Mountain Lake
Photo #3 - The restaurant at The Lodge
Photo #4 - The outside of the restaurant
Photo #5 - Blue Mountain Lake Sign

 

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Note from Alicia:

(9-25-18)

No,  Carol doesn’t have an email at the moment  

Also I sent her news on Barb and Bob,  and Bruce and Kathy.  

So I wished her a Happy Birthday from all her classmates. 

She is using fb messenger to send and receive notes.

She said to say Thank you to all the classmates.

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Barb. and Bob Welch:

(9-23-18)

Bob and Barb. have sold their house here in Florida.

They hope to be moved out by Oct. 23rd.

They plan to move a bit north, and closer to their daughter and family.

I don't know their new address yet -
somewhere near Myrtle Beach, Carolina,
but when I do get their new address,
I will post it here.

I sure do hate to see them move further away.

Joan

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Bruce and Kathy -

(Sept. 24th, 2018)

Good Evening Family & Friends,

It is Monday September 24th
and we are just north of Little Rock, Arkansas at another COE campground. 

We spent the weekend in Hernando, Mississippi, a COE campground. 

It was a rainy weekend so other than getting some groceries
we totally relaxed by taking walks, reading and playing cards.

We will be here through Thursday when we move on to Oklahoma.

God Bless,

Kathy & Bruce

(You can click on the 3 thumbnails below, to see larger views.)

Photo #1 - Our campsite at Maumelle Park

Photo #2 - Our site is on the Arkansas River

Photo #3 - A marina up the river from our site

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Bruce and Kathy -

(Sept. 20, 2018)

Had a great day in downtown Nashville today,
listening to music as we walked around. 

We had a tour of the Ryman Auditorium ending with a Grand Ole Opry Concert.  

It was a hot day topping off at 96 with a heat index of 103. 

Tomorrow it suppose to be a cool down and only be in the mid 80’s.

Tomorrow we head for Memphis.

(Click on thumbnails below, for larger views.)

 

Photo # 1 - Bill Monroe - Birth of Bluegrass

Photo #2 - Ryman Auditorium Stage

Photo # 3 - Bruce & Kathy

Photo #4 - Roy Acuff & Minnie Pearl

Photo #5 - List of Entertainers

Photo #6 - Crystal Gayle singing "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"

 

 

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Bruce and Kathy -

(Sept. 17th, 2018)

Arrived at our first COE (Corp of Engineer) campground on Monday, September 17th
and it is big improvement from the KOA we left in Horse Cave, KY. 

Both campgrounds we only had electric & water,
the KOA was $48/night the COE 11/night with Senior Pass.
We had some beautiful sunsets at the COE over the lake.

Friend, Becky Hudgins, from the Nashville area joined us on Tuesday
and took us around the city.  

We went to the United Methodist Church Upper Room
which has a museum and a carving of the Last Supper. 

We also visited a replica of the Parthenon and Opryland Hotel. 

The Opryland Hotel is huge, we took a boat ride around the inside of the hotel.

Today we are going to the Ryman Auditorium
(the original Grand Ole Opry House) for a concert.

Until our next posting

(You can click on the thumbnails below, for larger views.)

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Update -

Barb. & Bob

(Sept. 16th)

I'm very happy to report, that Bob and Barb's daughter and son-in-law,
have arrived safely back to their home in Myrtle Beach, Carolina.

They had no damage to their home.

Now, that IS a miracle!

Thanks to all who sent their best wishes and prayers for them.

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Update -

Pete -

(Sept. 16th)

A note from Pete:

"In the pictures, there are two bottles and I only need one.
So if anyone wants one I will send it to them."

Thanks, Pete

Pete's e-mail:

gohara@nycap.rr.com

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Pete O'Hara -

(9-6-18)

Pete sent us some photos of Coke bottles -

Here is what he wrote:

Do you remember the old glass Coke Bottles?

The Europeans still use them.

They come in a couple of different sizes
which is a small problem.

The better restaurants may use the smaller bottle,
which is 200 mil or 6.8 oz.,
but you may get a 320 mil or 10.8 oz.

    I liked these small bottles, but they were high priced
(in the place we got them).

   There is nothing on the bottom,
and I included a US Plastic one for size comparison.

Thanks, Pete -

Yes - back in Sennett, a long time ago,
we used to look on the bottom of the bottles,
to see which state that bottle had been made in.

That information was imprinted on the bottom of each bottle.

You can click on the thumbnails below,
to see larger views:

Coke Bottles

gohara@nycap.rr.com

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Bruce and Kathy -

(Aug. 26, 2018)

We will be leaving Monday, September 10th to begin a trip of the southern states.  

Kathy will be doing her blog again, to include pictures and you are in that group.

 Our first stop will be the Ark Experience and the Creation Museum,
then on to Mammoth Caves, Gatlinburg, Albuquerque, for the Balloon Festival, Texas,
where we want to attend church, where Rev. Max Lucado preaches,
Oklahoma, California and Louisiana.

We plan to be on the road at least 8 weeks ending up in Florida.

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Bruce and Kathy -

(9-12-18)

Our 2nd trip west began Monday, September 10th
with a overnight stop at Kathy's parents
who were celebrating their 69th Wedding Anniversary.  

On Tuesday, September 11th
we traveled to Big Bone Lick State Park in Kentucky.  

We choose this campground
as it was halfway between the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter.

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Bruce and Kathy -

(9-14-18)

Yesterday, Bruce and I visited
the Ark Encounter located in Williamstown, Kentucky.  

It was awe inspiring to take the bus in and see it for the first time. 

The size makes one step back and realize the importance Noah’s Ark played in our Christian history.

Today (Friday, September 14th) we traveled to Horse Cave, Kentucky
where we plan to visit Mammoth Caves.

(You can click on the thumbnails below, to see much larger views)

Sometimes, after the larger photo shows,
if there is a plus sign - +,
you click on that photo again, and a larger yet photo appears.

(Probably all of you already knew that.)

 

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Bruce and Kathy -

(9-15-18)

Today we did Mammoth Cave. 

Walked a total of 500 steps down and up and believe me,
we are now feeling everyone of those steps. 

What a beautiful country the Lord has made.

Tomorrow is a down day after church.

(You can click on the thumbnails below, to see much larger views)

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Congratulations

An announcement to make ---

(Sept. 14th)

DENNY R.

  "I am pleased to announce my appointment to the board of the
Empire State Theatre and Musical Instrument Museum
at the State Fairgrounds."

Denny was at the State Fair every day this year,
for his annual gig at the Arts & Home Bldg.,
demonstrating to people, how pipe organs and player pianos work.

Denny says:

  "I have done that for 52 years,
since we moved the "mighty" Wurlitzer theatre organ
from the soon to be demolished RKO Keith's theater
on Salina St. to the  fair grounds."

Congratulations, Denny!

(Photos to follow)

(You may click on the thumbnails below, for much larger views.)

1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13

Below, Denny added a short description, to each photo:

 

1. Denny (Entertaining) :-)

2. Some instruments on display. Modern (1978) Spinet player piano, C. Melody sax,
cornet, etc.

3. Electrically changed feature act boards from the old RKO Keith's Theatre on S. Salina Street in Syracuse.

4. Pianola Piano Player rolls and pedals like a player piano, but pushed up to any piano which was then played with fingers on back of this unit.

5. Console of our mighty Wurlitzer. I helped remove it from the RKO Kieth's Theatre 52 years ago.

6. Console of our "Mighty Wurlitzer".

7. Hohner portable reed organ on bench. Hammond Player Organ, used mostly by Mortuarys Irish harp on left, Zithers on right.

8. Piano in auditorium played from the console of the Wurlitzer.

9. 1978 Aeolian Spinet Player piano - electric or pedals.

10. 1913 Kohler & Campbell that we demonstrate on front removed so works can be seen.

11. Simplex movie projector exactly like the ones I used to run at Zimmers, and East Drive In.

12. Doorman's uniform from the old RKO Keith's Theatre with megaphone to announce coming attractions, hail cabs, & maintain order.

13. Parlor pipe organ for the home.

 

 

drandal3@twcny.rr.com

Very interesting, Denny -

Congratulations, and many thanks for your great contribution!

Joan & Class

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Writing guy

Denny has written an article for the newspaper.

Denny Quotes:

      "I thought it was time that I wrote another
"DO YOU REMEMBER" column,
since people are always asking me
why I don't write about this, or that."

It will bring back memories to several of us -
Denny also mentions our class in this article.

His article is printed in full,
on our "Weedsport History" page.

http://joanhigham.com/WeedsportHistory/WeedsportHistory2.html

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Dave & Marge

(9-3-18)

Their previous e-mail address has gone awry -

will not work any more.

Please update your e-mail address books to their new e-mail address:

dbmb2002@yahoo.com

Don'tcha just hate it,
when computer stuff goes wrong???

Smiley crying

Thanks!

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Denny R.:

(8-30-18)

Hi--I feel generally good
(good enough to have been at the State Fair every day
for my annual gig at the Arts & Home Bldg. demonstrating to people
how pipe organs and player pianos work).

  I have done that for 52 years
since we moved the "mighty" Wurlitzer theatre organ
from the soon to be demolished RKO Keith's theater
on Salina St. to the  fair grounds.

    We had an astonishing 82 people at the Erie canal program
and I was surprised and pleased to see Connie among them. 

I didn't get much of a chance to talk to her,
but I was real happy to see her there. 

I think my pacemaker is doing well,
since I'm again able to do "stuff".

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Ron Berry

Ron will be driving back to So. Calif.

Kind of like a turtle, you might say -
he carries his house with him -

However, I really do doubt
that he will DRIVE like a turtle!

Turtle and snail

Wishing you a very safe trip, Ron! Waving Smiley

 

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Writing guy

Connie showed up for this event.

An invitation:

Denny has written an article for the newspaper,
but it is also an invitation,
to see something new, at "The Old Brutus Historical Society"
(Weedsport Museum),
on this coming Monday, Aug. 20th.

His article is printed in full,
on our "Weedsport History" page.

http://joanhigham.com/WeedsportHistory/WeedsportHistory2.html

However, Monday is so close,
I will print his words below:

 

        On Monday, August 20th , at our regular monthly meeting and program we will officially open our "Robert J. Scarry Jr. Erie Canal Resource Center".  This is our first truly interactive exhibit which allows visitors a hands on opportunity to select and view  about 1000 canal slides from the life work of Mr. Scarry.  Robert Scarry was a history teacher in Moravia for many years and became a foremost authority on the Erie Canal.  His interest in the canal came to him early and naturally as he was brought up in Waterford not far from the canal.  He even used the Erie Canal as the subject for his wonderfully done Master's thesis.

        Soon after he passed away, his widow , Harriet came to us as a leading museum in the area which was actually on the canal and asked if we would consider being the repository of his lifework.  It sounded like a win-win deal to Historian Jeanne Baker and in the fullness of time  about 2 cubic yards of material  was unloaded at our museum and trundled up the handicap ramp in a pouring rain.  The material consisted of all his lifetime notes and research, as well as about 1000 35 mm slides in carousel trays and much more.

        We parked it in a convenient corner and really were unable to do much with the slides and notes.  After several years, his daughter who lived in the Rochester area at the time came to us and asked if she could digitize her father's work.  This was a relatively new technology at the time and we readily agreed.  Accordingly, for the next couple of years, every time we were open she would lug her equipment from Rochester, set it up in the museum and scan thousands of documents and slides into a digital program.  She eventually finished this massive project and gave us a copy of her efforts.

        None of us at the museum were smart (read that young) enough to put together a program on the subject.  Enter recently retired school teacher Tom Atkins who did a masterful job of putting together a program and actually added about 40 of our own canal pictures to the presentation.  The program will include the canal slides of Mr. Scarry from Teal Avenue and Erie Blvd. East in Syracuse west to Weedsport. Also included will be those local photos Tom found and scanned in.  The program will be digitally projected as a slide show and Mr. Atkins and I will make the presentation.

        As always, our programs are free and open to the public at the museum, 8943 N. Seneca St. in Weedsport, across from the post office. Refreshments will be served.   We hope to see you there as a tribute to Mr. Scarry and his daughter.  Many of the photos show Erie Drive (Rt.31) in the 1950's and 60's,and there's even a photo of a 14 year old Rollie McWethey fishing in the canal!

 

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Good news --

(8-10-18)

Marge Bowden -

"Marge's back problems have improved greatly. 

She may have another series of injections to numb additional nerves,
but that has not as yet been determined. 

Although it is not possible to tell
whether these improvements will be permanent,
she is appreciative of the improvement she currently feels. 

It was great seeing classmates at the June reunion. 

Our blessings on both Marge's class of '58
and, of course -- the class of '57."

Dave Bowden

That sure is good news, Dave.

We hope the effect from the injections last for a very long time.

(Dave also mentioned that they appreciate everyone's concern.)

(Joan)

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Joni Wethey Jones -

Joni's ashes will be scattered Sunday, the 12th.

I don't know the details,
and her daughter's e-mail address apparently no longer works,
so I have been unable to find out more.

I'm pretty sure it will take place in New York State,
and it almost seemed - going by memory -
but not certain, that it would take place in Auburn.

We sure do miss her.

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We have some additional information,
and some photos,
which have been added to our "61st Reunion page"

If you would like to read the up-dated page,
please click on:

http://www.joanhigham.com/61stReunion/61stReunion.html

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6-26-18

Quote from Denny:

"Please include in your next bulletin,
my gratitude to all of my classmates of a lifetime,
for all they did to honor me so. 

I still can't believe it.

dr"

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6-25-16

Quote from Phyllis:

"Many thanks to all for the great honor and wonderful event!"

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Below is the link to click on
to see a summary of our reunion,
of what there is so far ----

http://www.joanhigham.com/61stReunion/61stReunion.html

Our class, B/W/O our Sunshine Club,
made 2 donations -

One each, to the favorite charities for
Sister Phylllis, and Denny Randall.

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Sister Phyllis:

Watch Phyllis say her speech at our Alumni Banquet:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZxEraRMwLE&feature=youtu.be


Writing guy

Denny Randall has written an interesting article,
for the Auburn Pub. Newspaper.

Denny's newspaper article -

Denny did not give it a title.

I call it "Wurlitzer Organ"

(June, 2018)

This is the article Denny wrote, for the Auburn Citizen Newspaper,

However, if you do not have access to the newspaper,
you may click the link (2) below and read it on our class site,
(the link for the "Page 2" of "Weedsport History").

http://joanhigham.com/WeedsportHistory/WeedsportHistory2.html

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Connie went to the calling hours,
for Denny's brother, timothy.

She brought a lovely white rose,
in a single vase, to represent our class,
and let Denny know we all were thinking of him,
at this very sad time.

Some of our other classmates were in attendance also.


This photo was in the Weedsport Alumni Assn. pamphlet,
and photo was taken at the banquet, last year: (2017)

Class 57 at 2017 banquet

Our green class shirts-

Here we are wearing them 4 years ago (2014)

Green shirts - 2014

To see the information for our reunion this year, go to this link:

http://www.joanhigham.com/61stReunion/61stReunion.html

Our schedule:

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Our Directory 3 page --

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Some of our classmates have reported that their e-mails to Carol Rhoades,
have been kicking back, due to an incorrect address.

Others have either gone through, or at least have not kicked back so far.

If I can get more information on this, I will let you know.

Does anyone have a different address for her?

crhoades510@verizon.net

Joan H.

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This year, as we have mentioned,
we plan to have a small "Box of Memories" -
which we plan to bring to each reunion, in Weedsport,
for several more years.

If you are willing to share any COPIES of photos which you have,
of schoolmates etc., or little buttons
or anything (small) pertaining to our class,
we sure would appreciate your contributions to it!

Thanks!!

Box of Memories

Click on Memory box above, to see the inside.

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It was 11 years ago, we had our 50th Reunion -

Do you remember that??

Here are SOME photos from that reunion -

You can see more photos from that reunion if you wish,
by clicking on our link:

http://www.joanhigham.com/50thphotos/50thphotos.html

 

Photos from our 50th reunion - 2007
Hope to see you at our 60th! :-)

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Our new Directory page -

Lists Bulletin Board, Sunshine Page, Class Obituaries,
Addresses, Weedsport History, Reunions, etc. :

http://www.joanhigham.com/Directory3/Directory3.html

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Denny's e-mail:

drandal3@twcny.rr.com

Cards can be mailed to:

Mr. Denny Randall
2605 Hamilton St.
Weedsport, NY 13166-9701

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Remember this?

Class 57 45th reunion

These are some of the classmates standing in front of Sue's house,
where Sue, Connie, Lorna & Marcella hosted a most superb party !
( This great photo was submitted by Denny Salisbury - THANKS, DENNY ! )
Wish he could have been in the picture, though.

That sure was a wonderful (reunion) party!!

Thanks to Sue, Connie, Lorna and Marcie!

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Of course, Sue has moved out of that house,
and now lives in Camillus.

Recently there was an article written in the Auburn Newspaper,
and this is what the house looks like now:

Jouse in Weedsport

 

Grayson's Cottage is a specialty store, selling handmade unique and antique gifts in Weedsport.

You can read the story which is in the Auburn Newspaper, at this link:

http://auburnpub.com/lifestyles/a-whole-new-world-man-transforms-historic-weedsport-building-into/article_80a76991-f605-5a37-bb95-411af73aa43b.html

Grayson Cottage also has a website:

http://www.graysoncottage.com/


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New We have added a new page to our class pages -

It is a page showing the listing of the Class of '57 members, who have passed away.

If you would like to view the new page, here is the link to it:

http://www.joanhigham.com/Obituaries/Obituaries.html

Connie made the suggestion to me, and I thought it was a great idea!

Thanks for the idea Connie!

PS - If anyone can help to fill in with the missing photos,
or information of dates etc., it would be appreciated -

Thanks!


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Denny R. says the "Inport Newspaper",

is no longer in circulation.


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Finally!

And at long last -

I am starting a NEW "Directory3" page for us -

The old one still has the links on it,
which DO work, and are up to date, (the links),
however, I have not been able to change a thing
on the old actual Directory page for several years now.

I don't know why the new information will not upload to the net.

So I finally had to give up trying to do that,
and just start from scratch with a brand new "Directory3" Page.

It will take me a long time to complete it.
But I do think it will be worth while.

newThe NEW "DIRECTORY3" page:

http://www.joanhigham.com/Directory3/Directory3.html

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Again -

Thank you to our wonderful Sunshine Committee,
who are always on the ball, sending cards
best wishes, and gifts to our "Family of '57"

We ALL appreciate it!

Click on the icon below to visit our "Sunshine Funds" page:

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The Welches -

(Nov. 30th, 2015)

Below is a brief article that our son Craig wrote. 

He is in Paris as a reporter for the talks on Global Warming.

The article is in the "National Geographic" magazine.

Please click on the PDF link below:

 

Craigs Article Paris Climate Talks

 

This article on the PDF form is several pages long - please remember to scroll down to all pages.

Below, is the link to the page in the National Geographic magazine:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/11/151130-paris-talks-climate-co2-kyoto-warming-arctic-antarctica-china-india/

VERY good article, Barb 'N Bob - many thanks for the contribution! :-)

Barb. --

bbwelch2@gmail.com

Bob --

bwelch1939@gmail.com

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Our class of '57 "Brick" -

(Aug. 6th, 2015)

A note from Cheryl Austin, who is the "Director" of the Weedsport Library:

 

"Hi Joan and Denny,

I'm pleased to tell you our landscape architect came last week,
and installed the brick order. 

The area is still a little sandy from the installation,
we will get all of the sand cleared off if rain doesn't take care of it.

I'm attaching a photo of the brick and a photo of the area as a whole.

Thanks again for participating in the brick garden project. 

What a lovely and lasting tribute to your class of a lifetime!

Regards,
Cheryl Austin"

Please click on 3 thumbnails below, for much LARGER views:

 

 

I think it looks verrrrrrrrrrrrrrrry nice!

Thank you to Cheryl Austin, Director of the Weedsport Library,
and to all others who helped to make this "beautiful memory" happen!



Mike Randall

(Denny's Son)

(April 23rd, 2015)

Mike has written a very impressive article.

"A Diversified Collection"

He has a HUGE collection of toy trucks,
of all shapes, sizes and ages.

I can assure you, that you have never seen such a collection
of this size.

Great article and great photos!

He started to collect them since he was a little kid.

You can read his story on our link below.

http://joanhigham.com/ToyTrucker/ToyTrucker.html

This link will open up a new window -
but the link is within our class site.

Great job, Mike!

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"Again - he is featured in the same magazine:

(Christmas issue 2017)

http://toytrucker.epubs.forumprinting.com/publication/?i=453427#"{\"issue_id\":453427,\"page\":0"

(Click thumbnail below for larger view)

Toy Trucker

http://www.toytrucker.com/features/great-toys-during-hard-times


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The WCS School has an absolutely wonderful website:

http://www.weedsport.org/



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http://www.joanhigham.com/57ThReunionWCS/57ThReunionWCS.html

 

The 57th reunion is over -

I think/hope everybody had a good time! :~)

I just received the first photo of our class group -

This photo was taken by Jack Ashby's wife Joan -
Thank you Joan -

And mailed to me by Denny R.
Thank you Denny!

You should be able to click on the thumbnail below,
and see a much larger view or our group:

57th Reunion June 2014

 

Front row:

Lorna, Judy S., Barb. M, , Marci, Sister Phyllis, Joan H., and Judy L.

Back row:

Dave K., Gordie, Pete, Alicia, Connie, Ron Berry, Jack Ashby, John Bankert, Sue, Denny S., Denny R., Joni J., Dan J., Janie, Barb. R., Bill B., and Burt W.

Holdilng up the sign, which reads: "The Class of '57, is a Class of a Lifetime - Our 57th Reunion", are Dick Brown and Bruce Christopher.

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Our "57th Class Reunion" Page

http://www.joanhigham.com/57ThReunionWCS/57ThReunionWCS.html

Denny R.

Has written an article for the Auburn Citizen Newspaper,

Which is about our 57th class reunion.

This article is printed in the Auburn Citizen Newspaper,

However, if you do not have access to the newspaper,
you may click the link below and read it on our class site

http://joanhigham.com/WeedsportHistory/WeedsportHistory.html

You can also see the article in the newspaper,
by clicking on the link below:

http://auburnpub.com/columnists/denny_randall/randall-the-weedsport-class-of-still-going-strong/article_02823975-27b9-55cb-920f-4e6809b60aea.html

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Ron Berry's address now:

855 S. Main Ave., Suite K 388
Fallbrook, Ca 92028
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We miss our beloved classmate very much.

Our tribute page for Haji:

http://www.joanhigham.com/Haji/Haji.html


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The Welches -

Bob 'n Barb's son, Craig Welch,
has written a very interesting article,

"Seachange",

SeaChange

In the Seattle Times, which is on-line, at the link below:

http://apps.seattletimes.com/reports/sea-change/2013/sep/11/pacific-ocean-perilous-turn-overview/

The link above, contains MANY beautiful photos.

Pacific Ocean takes perilous turn --

Ocean acidification threatens to scramble marine life on a scale almost too big to fathom.

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Many of you will remember one of Craig's previous books:

"Shell Games"

http://www.craig-welch.com/Craig_Welch.html

Shell Games Hard Cover  Book Shell Games Soft Cover

 

Craig is a very talented and informative writer, indeed!


Class -

(9-6-13)

We now have a page on our class site in memory of Haji.

http://www.joanhigham.com/Haji/Haji.html


Sunshine Committee -

We thank our great hard-working Sunshine Committe,
for all the cards and gifts they send out from our class,
at each appropriate event.

We sure don't want to forget them -
and we thank them for all they do.

You can view the page which lists the
people who have been sent the cards and gifts,
as well as the dates, and also the current balance of that fund.

Sunshine Teddy Bear

http://www.joanhigham.com/SunshineFund/SunshineFund.html

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Bob Leonardi

has written an article in the Auburn Newspaper -

"In Cooking, Practice Does Make Perfect."

He includes 2 recipes:

Potato with Oregano

Sauteed Steak

You can click on the link below to read it on-line,

http://auburnpub.com/columnists/bob_leonardi/in-cooking-practice-does-make- perfect/article_e90d769a-06fb-5d90-9892-40677ca0f030.html

(Jan. 2, 2013)

or go to our "Leonardi" page on our class site:

http://joanhigham.com/Leonardi/Leonardi.html



SUE'S BOOK

http://www.lilliandwilly.com/

This is a book created completely by Sue -
All of the poetry, and artwork were composed and originated by Sue.

I feel this book is particularly interesting to folks to have lived, (or do live),
in the town of Weedsport, since so many of the artworks portray Weedsport,
as do the little poems accompanying each painting.

This is a clean-cut book, you can read to your grandchildren;
Or if they are old enough to read, they will enjoy reading it themselves.

A great gift idea for many occasions:

Children in a hospital, Sunday School, Weedsport elementary School,
dog lovers, (particularly Min-Pins), - since the book is based around
a dog named "Lilli", and her best friend "Willy" who is a clown.
They share many happy experiences together, through the different seasons, and holidays.

Each page you turn, will have a poem on the left side, and the corresponding artwork on the right side.

Easy reading - I would say quite large print.

You can read more about the book at the link above -

Great job, Sue!! thumbs up


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Denny -

Has writtern many articles for the Auburn Newspaper -

He reviews some old newspaper information, which was printed in some of the old "Cayuga Chiefs", of the 40's and 50's

You can also read his article on our class page: "Weedsport History"


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Bob Leonardi -

Champ wrote an article in the Auburn Newspaper -

"Today's smelts are fresher, easier to prepare"

If you don't receive the Auburn Newspaper,
you can read his article on our class page, if you click the link below:

http://joanhigham.com/Leonardi/Leonardi.html


Bob Leonardi -
November 2011

Champ wrote an article in the Auburn Newspaper -
"Green Shutters: Year-round destination",
which includes recipes for

"Corn Salsa",
&
"Texas Hot Sauce"

Ordinarily, I post his write-up/stories also,
however this month, that particular article was so large,
that I have only posted the 2 recipes,
which you can view and print out (taken from his articles from Lake View Page)
on our class page, at the below link:

http://joanhigham.com/Leonardi/Leonardi.html


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Scholarship Fund --

$4057.57

Note from the Prez.:
(Nov. 29, 2007)

I am pleased to report that today
I have turned over to the WCS Alumni Association
the sum of $4057.57 in the name of the class of  ' 57.  

Whadda Class!!  

Thanks to all who participated in the project
and especially to Alicia
who handled the fund raising 
in the face of some very trying personal times. 

The Alumni Association typically gives
5 scholarships yearly totaling $2500.00 ,
so you can easily see how big an impact
a donation of this size helps the program.  

By the way, this is the second largest donation
ever received by the association
and by far the largest ever given by a class. 

Thanks again to all.   

dr

CLICK to 

see Scholarship Page

(click on graph above for more info.)

http://www.joanhigham.com/Scholarship/Scholarship.html


Here are a few other Weedsport websites
you may enjoy looking at:

http://schools.weedsport.com/

http://www.weedsportnews.com/


Classmates -

YOUR TELEPHONE #
may be listed on our class name and address page.
If you do NOT want it there,
please contact me and I will be glad to remove it.

We now have a "Printer Friendly" version,
of our classmate name and address page:

http://joanhigham.com/WebClass57/PrinterFriendlyVersion.html

Also, of course, we still have the e-mail page,
which you can print out easily:

http://joanhigham.com/email/email.html

 

Denny Randall's book:

Excellent reading -
Perfect gift for people who have worked in the fire departments.

Denny R:
( July 19, 2004 )

You can purchase this beautiful, and full of magnificent photos book,
by clicking on the FASNY website.

http://www.fasnyfiremuseum.com/coffeetablebook.php 


Denny R.

Also writes a monthly column
in the Auburn Citizen Newspaper
about the history of Weedsport.

We will be posting his monthly articles for you to read
at this location

http://joanhigham.com/WeedsportHistory/WeedsportHistory.html

Also -

http://joanhigham.com/WeedsportHistory/WeedsportHistory2.html


Now on our Bulletin Board --

Please scroll down to the VERY BOTTOM of the bulletin board,
and you will see 4 web pages which list
the most recent viruses, virus hoaxes, e-mail rumors etc.,
as well as the "old" ones.

These pages are listed on our Class Directory Site, also.

http://www.joanhigham.com/Directory3/Directory3.html


Weedsport School Web Page:

http://www.weedsport.org/

There is a LOT of information there you can click on.


There is a web page for " The Citizen "
newspaper in Auburn New York,
which frequently has news about Weedsport in it.
Also columns written by Denny R., and Bob Leonardi.
If you wish to see it, click below :
http://www.auburnpub.com/


The. . Brthday. . .Kdz !


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January 3rd
Dave Keel
2649 Hamilton Street
Weedsport, NY 13166

Sadly, we have lost our classmate Dave Keel.
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January 4th
Phyllis Tierney

ptierney@ssjrochester.org
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January 7th
Phyllis Drabel Abrams

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January 9th
Marcella (Jorolemon ) Navarro

nathn@aol.com
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January 10th
Judith Smith

judikappesser@yahoo.com
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January 27th
Denny Randall

drandal3@twcny.rr.com
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January 31st

Bob Welch

bwelch1939@gmail.com
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February 23rd

Dick Brown

FtKnight@aol.com
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Sue ( Whitman ) Guszcza,
4 Channing Lane,
Camillus, NY 13031

hsueguszcza@hotmail.com
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March 28th
Bruce Christopher
(It's their anniversary, also!! 1980)
BNKCHRIS1@aol.com

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April 21st

Chink ! ( Bob Morgan )
robertmorgan1938@gmail.com
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April 21st
Pete O'Hara
gohara@nycap.rr.com

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May 11th
Lorna Sande
sambones5657@gmail.com

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May 17th

Barb ( Ward ) Ryan
barbryan57@aol.com
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June 20th
Kenneth Stoneburg
124 Terry Rd.
Syracuse, NY 13219

kenstoneburg@yahoo.com
Phone # 315-488-4651

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July 4th
Alicia ( Rosecrans ) Procino

aprocin@verizon.net
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July 15th

Rose (Pantusi) Taylor
Sadly, Rose passed away.
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July 18th

Bill Babcock

bdjj@innova.net
(This e-mail no longer works.)
174 Beaver Ridge Road
Gaffney,S.C. 29341
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August 12th
Dave Bowden
dbmb2002@yahoo.com

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August 28th
Ron Berry
ronberry781@yahoo.com
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September 19th
Joan ( Spier ) Higham

joanrascal@tampabay.rr.com
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September 26th

Carol ( Golamb ) Rhoades

Carol doesn’t have an email at the moment.

She is using fb messenger to send and receive notes.

crhoades510@verizon.net
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Oct. 4th

Judy ( Williams ) Lofft

jklofft@hotmail.com
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November 26th

Barb ( Tallman ) Welch

bbwelch2@gmail.com
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December 20th

Connie ( Goodrich ) Bolton

conniegb1939@verizon.net
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E-mail chain letters, offers, sympathy donations etc.
which are untrue - listed alphabetically - quickly checked :

http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/blxatoz5.htm

Myths ( De-bunked ) Alphabetically:
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/hoax.html

Myths ( De-bunked ) Alphabetically:
NEWEST UPDATES FOR E-MAIL RUMORS ALPHABETICALLY -
Best! H

http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/blxatoz.htm

Myths ( De-bunked ) by Category:
http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/blhoax.htm

Virus alerts listed alphabetically:
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/vinfodb.html

These four web pages above, are very helpful -- I particularly like the second one,
which "de-bunks" the pesky and untrue "E-Mail warnings", alphabetically.

Thankfully, this web site is simple and fast to use, -- I hope you will try it.

The site contains interesting information, in simple terminology.

Also --- check out SNOPES.COM

http://www.snopes.com/