Class '57 Bulletin Board Updated Dec. 8th, 2019
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Maureen Steinman Sweeney

(Bob Steinman's sister)

1953 - 2019

 

Maureen Steinman

https://mcinernyfh.com/tribute/details/1304/Maureen-Sweeney/obituary.html

Maureen obit words

 

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A reminder --

 

 

 In an attempt to show her our gratitude for her years of devoted work in the community a reception has been set for Monday the 16th at the Town of Brutus office building on N. Seneca St, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM . Refreshments will be served.  Please stop in and say Hi to Jeanne!

On another subject, since the Weedsport Chamber of Commerce folded and with it Weedsport's Olde Tyme Christmas, we at the museum have been deprived of our largest attendance day of the year. Accordingly we have  for the past couple of years set up holiday displays and had special opening days for people to enjoy them.   Once again this year we will  present  CHRISTMAS AT THE MUSEUM  on Friday Dec.13 from 4 to 7:30 PM, Sat. Dec 14 from 2 to 6 PM and Sun. Dec 15 from 2 t0 6 PM.  We will feature delicate wooden hand carved arts, a huge model train layout, wonderful antique toys and dolls and our many mannequins in winter garb!  We will also be selling some handmade stilts.  Come join us!

 

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The. . Brthday. . .Kdz !


December 20th

Connie ( Goodrich ) Bolton

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Phyl & Ron :

Our snowbirds have arrived down here in Florida.

Thankfully in time, to miss the snowstorms up north
which occurred in the beginning of December.

Welcome back, Phyl and Ron!

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Writing guy

 

Denny has written another interesting,
personalized article for the Auburn Citizen Newspaper.

https://auburnpub.com/

You can read it there -

or here, on our class page:

http://joanhigham.com/WeedsportHistory/WeedsportHistory2.html
(Jan. 2015 Through most recent)

We also have the older articles on our other History Page:

Weedsport History Page.
(August 2005 through Dec. 2014)

This month, is:

JEANNE BAKER

If you don't get a chance to read it soon,

please at least read this:

 

 In an attempt to show her our gratitude for her years of devoted work in the community a reception has been set for Monday the 16th at the Town of Brutus office building on N. Seneca St, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM . Refreshments will be served.  Please stop in and say Hi to Jeanne!

On another subject, since the Weedsport Chamber of Commerce folded and with it Weedsport's Olde Tyme Christmas, we at the museum have been deprived of our largest attendance day of the year. Accordingly we have  for the past couple of years set up holiday displays and had special opening days for people to enjoy them.   Once again this year we will  present  CHRISTMAS AT THE MUSEUM  on Friday Dec.13 from 4 to 7:30 PM, Sat. Dec 14 from 2 to 6 PM and Sun. Dec 15 from 2 t0 6 PM.  We will feature delicate wooden hand carved arts, a huge model train layout, wonderful antique toys and dolls and our many mannequins in winter garb!  We will also be selling some handmade stilts.  Come join us!

 

 

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O Christmas Tree!

Xmas Tree

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(11-26-19)

Update - Well, I never did receive the obituary information.

But I did have a few photos of Juanita from back when she was in school -

This is probably how most of us would remember her.

In her Senior Year:

Juanita Chatfield Juanita Chatfield Senior Class

 

Juanita Chatfield England

Passed away early November, 2019.

She lived in Albany, Or.

She was in the class of '56

She had been in the hospital for 5 years.

If I find out any more information, I will post it here.

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Say - Does this banner make you think of anything? (Snicker-snicker)

Giggling

Notice the NUMBER! :-)

 

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Writing guy

Denny has written another interesting,
personalized article for the Auburn Citizen Newspaper.

https://auburnpub.com/

You can read it there -

or here, on our class page:

http://joanhigham.com/WeedsportHistory/WeedsportHistory2.html
(Jan. 2015 Through most recent)

We also have the older articles on our other History Page:

Weedsport History Page.
(August 2005 through Dec. 2014)

This month, is:

"Fire!"

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Carol Rhoades

(10-20-19)

Note from Judy L.:

Had a nice chat with Carol yesterday. 

(She said it was OK to put this on BB ) 

She is now living in an assisted living facility
in a very nice apt. & says she likes it.
..always something going on. 

She had heart problems a few months ago & now has a pacemaker. 
She is feeling much better than she was. 

I know she would love to hear from classmates.  

I don't think she has e-mail but does have F.B.Messenger. 

Or, of course, snail mail !

Carol Rhoades
Brookdale    Rm 420
1100 Grandon Way
Mechanicsburg, PA  17050

Judy mentioned that the leaves are very pretty this year.

But she and Bud are preparing for the winter
(which they don't really look forward to.)

Thank you, Judy, for the information!

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Alicia -

Alicia received a very nice article in the CITIZEN newspaper today -

(Oct. 20, 2019)

You can sign up to receive a copy of the on-line newspaper by clicking on this link:

 https://auburnpub.com/

Below is the link to read the article about Alicia:

https://auburnpub.com/news/local/ormie-king-alicia-procino-and-her-precious-chow-chow/article_56407171-2a36-5b66-8593-ed6acc0819db.html#tracking-source=home-trending

 

Her dog's name is:

Xiao Ning

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

You sure have done a lot of very good things in your life, Alicia -

Very nice - good goin'!

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Some of you may remember Miss Gardiner - Taught 2nd grade when we were in school.

https://www.whitechapelfh.com/notices/Anne-Gardiner

Gardiner Obit 10-19

 

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Bruce and Kathy visited Bob and Barb.,

on their way down to Florida.

(10-10-19)

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Barb. Welch -

(10-1-19)

Sent us this little test for Alzheimer's -

It is interesting. :-)

Thanks, Barb.!

I thought 6 was the easiest - how about you?

Can you breathe a little sigh of relief, now?

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ESTHER --

I received a nice note from Esther -

  She just got back home from a mailboat trip thru Norwegian fjords
 
She had to move last spring, and then had visitors soon after that.   

She mentioned that Dorian made it's way to Norway. 

That was a monster

That must have been a beautiful trip -

- any photos you would like to share with us?

We would love to see them.

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Bob Welch -

Has a great idea!

(9-17-19)

Read below:

 

I am working on starting small group gatherings
for people that are joining our church can get to know one another better.

The first section focuses on the importance of
knowing and greeting folks using their names...

"Names are Important" 

Nothing about a person is more important than their name.

A name embodies identity.

My name is who I am in any given situation.

Not to be known by my name or to be called by the wrong name
means that I am unknown, unrecognized, and unappreciated,
a stranger, and worse: I am no one.” 

Then I ask folks to share if they had a nickname growing up...
which led me to our Yearbook information see attached...

Barb suggested it might be something we would enjoy sharing on our class web site.

See attachment...

Nicknames

That is interesting, "Mousey"

What about it class?

Tell us about more nicknames in our class.

I can tell you, that there were 4 "Joan's" in our class:

Joan Cheeseman, Joan Cuddy, Joan Spier and Joan Wethey.

Both Joan Wethey and myself used "Joni" as a nickname,
because Joni James was a popoular singer back then,
and we had some of her records.

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Class - Please send your "nickname" information,
to Bob Welch - and he can send it to me.

Or if you prefer, you can just send it to me,
and I will post your information here on our class site.

Should be fun! Thanks!

Joan

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Update from Denny Randall:

The photo below, with the stained glass spool box cover
is the 1968 Aeolian which I was able to obtain. 

It not only is capable of playing either by pedal-power, or electrically,
but the valve body is made of plastic which is not affected by humidity. 

It also has a transposer and is capable of playing in any of 5 sequential keys,
for singer accompanying and it also has a mandolin attachment for rinky-tink sound.

(You can click on the thumbnail below, to see a slightly larger view:)

Player Piano

Below is the link to the article which Denny recently wrote:

"Being in the Right Place, at the Right Time"

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

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ALEXA -

Note from Connie:

(9-11-19)

This is a message that her mother just posted.

"Dr. Wexler said her scans are fine. 

He said there is nothing new
and he is comfortable waiting until December for the next scan.

We take this as great news!"

Alexa is playing tennis this year. 
Just beginning but I think she has a good back hand.

Thanks for all the support you have given our family for the last 5 years.

 

Connie

That IS great news, Connie!

We wish her well, and happy to get the up-date!

(Joan)

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Judy Lofft -

(8-24-19)

New Address and phone # --

1327 Maiden Lane Road

Port Byron, N.Y. 13140

New Phone #: (For Home)

315-776-5891

Judy mentiones that on her new address,
you MUST include the word "Road",
since there are two "Maiden Lanes" -

OK - Glad to have that up-date, Judy - Thanks!

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LORNA

(Aug. 25th)

Lorna and carl are moving to syracuse.

They are staying with her brother Dan now,
and will be living in his mother-in-law apt.  
(as soon as the lady that is renting it leaves).

It will be good to have Lorna back closer to
home, again, of where she grew up.

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Ron Berry:

(7-24-19)

Ron Berry's most recent address:

1325 Las Villas Way 
Apt 302
Escondido, CA  92026

Ron says:

I am doing ok...I have a 4 wheel scooter I get around on.

Dooley likes to ride rather than run alongside ...

 Tell everyone Hi for me.....

later - Ron

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Marci

(7-5-19)

Marci made it all the way back home in one day,
arriving on Monday night.

Wow!

Glad you arrived home safely, Marci.

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I finally have the page completed,
to view the photos from our 62nd reunion:

http://www.joanhigham.com/62ndReunion/62ndReunion.html

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Telephone Red

Those PESKY ROBO CALLS!

When will it end?

Well, there MAY be light at the end of the tunnel.

Let's keep our fingers crossed:

Fingers crossed

There is some information on the link below:

https://www.google.com/search?q=phone+companies+can+now+block+robocalls&rlz=1C1PRFC_enUS676US676&oq=phone+companies+can+now+block+robocalls+&aqs=chrome..69i57j33.15543j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 
 

Carriers can charge extra for blocking

But the FCC vote today does not require carriers to deploy automatic call blocking, and it doesn't prevent carriers from charging customers extra for such services.

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, one of two Democrats on the Republican-led commission, approved the order in part and dissented in part. She said: 

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Bill (& Darlene)  Babcock 
174 Beaver Ridge Road 
Gaffney,S.C. 29341


Phone # 864-490-0119

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GRAYSON COTTAGE closed.

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Phyl and Ron arrived back home, Sunday - 4-28-19

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In our "Weedsport Alumni Association" phamphlet this year,
they have 2 photos showing our classmates.

 

Photo # 1 - 2018 - Graduate of Distinction Honorees: Denny Randall, and Sister Phyllis Tierney

Photo # 2 - Class of '57 at the 2017 banquet. (Our 60th Reunion)

 



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Notre Dame - Sketch by Sue:

"Drawing of Paris from the Artist Bridge"

(4-26-19)

Please click on the thumbnail below, for a much larger view:

Sketch By Sue

Please read the write-up by Sue,
pertaining to the drawing above -

You can see the spire, on the "Notre Dame Cathedral",
in this drawing --

 

These renderings of the central skylight of the heart of Paris,
were drawn from the "Artist Bridge", that spans the Seine River,
and takes one to the *Louvre Art Museum that houses the great art of the ages,
such as the Mona Lisa by DaVinci and the great impressionist painters
Picasso, Cezanne, Matisse, and Vincent van Gogh.

The Bridge was named the “Artist Bridge” because it seems that every artist is inspired to draw
the view from the Bridge that spans the scene.  

My son, Jim, did not tell me this, until I had finished my drawing. 

It was a fantastic view, with the spire of the Norte Dame Cathedral being the center and the very heart of the city. 

Last week, the horrendous fire altered this iconic view that lived thru the French Revolution, world war 1 and II ,
and was suddenly gone, as the world watched in disbelief.

The beautiful sculpture and artifacts of this Norte Dame Cathedral
was 80 percent saved from the fire that ravaged this 1160 year old structure,
although the 7 ton spire crashed into the nave of the church.

France has vowed to rebuild this national treasure.

On the 2nd trip to Paris,  Jim gave my drawing  to owners of an apartment house where we stayed,
a block down from the drawing's location .

Jim relayed the message to me that they have made my drawing, part of their permanent art collection ,
and that they were glad to have a drawing of the Bridge closest to them . 

I was thrilled to have my art hung in Downtown Paris.

I returned home to find  that my artist magazine had an ad on the *back cover,
of an artist painting the same view which I had drawn, , to advertise their canvas.

I hope to be able to return one more time to this city of lights.
 
Thanks to my sons Jim and Joe, I have these wonderful memories and inspiration to do art. 

 

The photos below:

*Louvre Art Museum

*  The Pont des Arts or Passerelle des Arts is a pedestrian bridge in Paris which crosses the River Seine.
It links the Institut de France and the central square of the Palais du Louvre.

*Magazine back cover

(Please click on the thumbnails below, to view a larger image)

Louve Art Museum Artist Bridge Magazine Cover Back

Thanks Sue, for the interesting write-up, and the beautiful sketch!


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April 6, 2019

Newspapers, in today's world:

Printed newspapers are all on hard times, and just yesterday, (4-5-19),
the Citizen announced that it will no longer be printing their own paper daily.

They are going to have it printed in Canandaigua and truck it to Auburn, daily. 

There is no longer a Pennysaver, or Inport type paper locally.

(Per Denny R. - thanks, Denny)

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Ron Berry

(3-7-20)

Ron has moved.

Ron's new address:

Las Villas Del Norte  302
1325 Las Villas Way
Escondido CA 92026

Ron's e-mail address remains the same:

ronberry781@yahoo.com

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We wish you well, Ron -
and hope you will be able to get back driving very soon!

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We now have a page up showing many pictures
which were taken at our 2019 class get-together in Florida.

http://www.joanhigham.com/2019Mini/2019Mini.htm

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Note from Sue:

(Nov. 16, 2018)

I am sharing a harvest of iPad art that I was able to publish into cards.  

( I'm gathering up stones), and I am still trying to fulfill my yearbook of '57 dream,
of becoming a grandma Moses... (at least the age is right).

I am so excited to be selling my art as stationery cards
in gift shops in Skaneatles and other locations,
and also selling them privately to friends and others,
after iPad presentations to different groups.  

Art does not exist until it is shared with others to be enjoyed.  

Art is that kind of gift that I treasure in my life.  

Sue

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

Autumn Lake Vista Blue Bowl of Cherries Erie Canal Reflections Folk Apple Orchard
Moonlit Apple Orchard Moonlit Pond Apple Orchard Morning Electric New Day Dawning
Onondaga Lake Sunset Peaches and Plant Pitcher and Cherries Seneca Lakeside Tree-Scape
Smooth Sailing Spring, Springing    

 

#1 - Autumn Lake Vista

#2 - Blue Bowl of Cherries

#3 - Erie Canal Reflections

#4 - Folk Apple Orchard

#5 - Moonlit Apple Orchard

#6 - Moonlit Pond Apple Orchard

#7 - Morning Electric

#8 - New Day Dawning

#9 - Onondaga Lake Sunset

#10 - Peaches and Plant

#11 - Pitcher and Cherries

#12 - Seneca Lakeside Tree-scape

#13 - Smooth Sailing

#14 - Spring Springing

 

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

Erie Canal Autumn Folk Art Angel New York Autumn Lakeside Od Country Angel Peace on Earth Child Angel Three Winter Evergreens Mary and Baby

 

# 1 - Erie Canal Autumn

#2 - Folk Art Angel

# 3 - New York Autumn Lakeside

# 4 - Old Country Angel

# 5 - Peace on Earth Child Angel

# 6 - Three Winter Evergreens

# 7 - Mary and Baby

I would like to mention, that each computer picks up colors slightly varied -

Also - the paper used for the cards is exceptionally nice.

Very sturdy, and professional.

 

If anyone is interested in purchasing any of Sue's cards,

she is asking $2.00 for a single card each, and envelope,

and $10.00 for a package of 6 cards of the same picture, with envelopes.

Please contact Sue:

hsueguszcza@hotmail.com

Ms. Sue Guszcza
4 Channing Lane
Camillus, N.Y. 13031

Phone # 315-299-7475

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Denny R. says --

According to the property transfers listed in the paper,

Judy (Kappesser) Smith has sold her Weedsport residence.

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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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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 back in 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 --

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

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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.

(Then use your back key, to get back to the BB)

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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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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:

This has been sold again. 2019

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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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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July 2nd, 2016


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

The "OLD DIRECTORY" page:

http://www.joanhigham.com/wcs57directory/wcs57directory.html



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June 21st, 2016


59th reunion page:

http://www.joanhigham.com/59ThReunion/59ThReunion.html


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May 7th, 2016


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:

Sunshine Fund Bear



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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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July 16th, 2014

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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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We miss our beloved classmate very much.

Our tribute page for Haji:

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


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Sept. 26, 2013

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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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Aug. 31, 2013


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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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March 5th
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 8th
Esther (Jordan) Kirchheimer
strkir@yahoo.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

Brookdale    Rm 420
1100 Grandon Way
Mechanicsburg, PA  17050

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/