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Class Notes, 1999 July/August

It is the middle of the summer in New England by the time you read this. That means that everyone is either on the Cape, Cod of course, or the islands, Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket. Boston is beautiful any time of year, but in the summer you can comfortably enjoy the city. I haven't received boat loads of news, so I will reach into the archives for this article. I tried to decipher what I thought to be still valid, even if the response card is a year old. If anything needs to be corrected, let us know so we can update you in the next column. This happens every year. I have too much to fit in during the fall and winter, then not enough in the spring. Oh well, here goes...

I got a call not too long ago from an old pal, Kris Billiar. He moved to the Boston area, Quincy, MA, and is working in Canton, MA, at Organogenesis Inc. He is a staff engineer. Kris finished his PhD in bioengineering at U. of Pennsylvania. We won't hold that against him. I bailed out on lunch with him. Hopefully by the time you are reading this I have caught up with him.

Ruby Wang now has an MBA from Fordham U. in New York City. She queried the whereabouts of Irene Ngai and Alpa M. Patel. If you haven't yet been in touch with each other, feel free to write to me and tell me where you are. I'll be sure to include it in the next article. Speaking of those islands, Martha's Vineyard to be precise, Paul Sulenski is working there. He is with, and I hope I've read his writing correctly, Donarama's Nursery and Landscaping. He was married May 2, '98, to Vicky Bigford.

I have several other marriages to report. Dr. Lynn D. Green '93 was married to Marc Rosenthal last October. The wedding was at the Garden City Hotel in Garden City, NY. Dr. Green earned her MD from Albany medical school. She is a second-year resident in psychiatry at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Marc is a vice president and an investment banker at Merrill Lynch and Co. in NYC. Jana Pompadur was married to Timothy Kierstead on Oct. 24, '98. Hey, we share an anniversary! Jana is a director of executive search for the entertainment and media fields in the New York office of A.T. Kearney, a management consulting firm. Her father is an executive vice president of the News Corp. in NYC. I only mention that because my company, Fox Television, is owned by News Corp. Perhaps with a mention my career will take off. Jana's new husband is a Hahvahd man; again, we won't hold this against him.

Christina Guerola-Sarchio was married to Chad Sarchio in June 1998. Christina and I were floormates in Donlon our freshman year. She writes that among her bridesmaids were Robin Leong, who is finishing her LLM in international tax at Georgetown U., and Margo Ellis '90, who should now have her MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth. Doug Ringel '88 and wife Debbie (Goldstock) '90 were also there. Christina has left the NY District Attorney's office for a law firm in Washington, DC. The firm is Beveridge & Diamond. She is doing white collar crime and general litigation.

Andrew Kay, BA '94, was married last August to Ann C. Gouldin '94. The mayor of Ithaca, Alan J. Cohen '81, BS Ag '86, presided at the F.R. Newman '12 Arboretum at Cornell Plantations. Andrew has a law degree from the U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Kari M. Ginsberg married Robert W. Nesbit '90 last September on Nantucket Island (those islands again). She teaches biology at Louis D. Brandeis High School in Manhattan and is an instructor in Secondary Education Through Health, an after-school program at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She earned her master's in secondary school science education from Teachers College of Columbia U. Robert is the president and an owner of Every CD, an internet music retailer based in Stamford, CT. Joshua A. Levine was married last October to Ivy B. Epstein '92. The wedding was held at the University Club in NYC. Joshua is an associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell, a NYC law firm. He earned his law degree cum laude from the U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Ivy is a product manager in production and design for the women's collection of Polo Ralph Lauren in NYC.

Finally, Mark A. Adams, JD '95, was married to Margaret E. "Melissa" Arnold at Glen Magna Farms in Danvers, MA. The place was an 18th century mansion. The ceremony was also last October. Cornellians in attendance included; Greg Munsell and wife Aimee (Stone), Tom Easley, George Papaioannou, S. Van Tankard, B. M. "Britt" Abel and Scott Burglechner, Scott Deutchman, Tim Wells, Deb Snoonian, BS Eng '92, Ian Kline '90, BA '92, Peter Thauer '90, Paul '90, MBA '95, and Rashna Khariwalla Staid '92. The Adamses live in Paris! Mark is working for the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb there.

Glenn Hamer writes that he is legislative director for Representative Matt Salmon, an Arizona Republican. He writes that he met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman Yasir Arafat last summer on a congressional trip. He had dinner with classmate Alan Chien in Washington, DC. Alan was there on business for Kodak. James Staffa wrote that he was working for Intel in Hillsboro, OR, as a senior process engineer. He will be happy to know that I am writing this on a computer with a Pentium II. From the Better Reporting Late Than Never category, Alison Kathleen Fry was born Jan. 10, '98 to Caitlin Appold Fry and husband Matt '90. Also, Thomas and wife Carrie Howie Corcoran had a baby girl on May 20, '98. Her name is Sarah Katherine. Dorothy Patton gave birth to son Jordan Feb. 26, '98. Mark Rosenthal writes that he finished a residency in pediatrics at Geisinger Medical Center. Jo Lynne Selden Perry is a customer service representative for JRH Biosciences. Patrick McClymont is an associate at Goldman Sachs in NYC. Joana Moy Lohf manages energy conservation projects for SYCOM Enterprises in Somerset, NJ. Jay Villa, MEC'92, is a structural engineer with Rudow & Berry Inc. in Scottsdale, AZ. Richard A. Levy has a master's of public administration from New York U.

In April, Darin Feldman and wife Beth had their first daughter, Rebecca Drew. Darin called me from the hospital to tell me. Darin works for Standard and Poor in NYC. Beth works for CBS. They live in Scarsdale or New Rochelle; I am still confused as to which it is.

Also in April, I brought my family to Ithaca. Walking around campus brought back many fond memories. It was my little boy's first trip to Cornell. Not even 2, yet, and I am already preparing him for Libe Slope. Since I couldn't keep him awake to watch the Red Sox game I had brought him to, I figure we better concentrate on academics. The Big Red Band gave an impromptu concert at the Straight. Despite the ever-present construction, not too much has changed with the campus, although Collegetown is a mess. There is a massive apartment complex going up about where Collegetown Motor Lodge used to be. We visited with Steve Del Rosso and his ever-growing family. He and wife Missy have vowed not to be pregnant this year. We'll see! They have two boys and a girl, the most recent addition. They have a great house with a killer view from the other hill. We went to the Chapter House (they carded us) and to the Hot Truck.

Hope you all can get back there sometime. Write and e-mail me for the next column because I am now totally out of news.--Kevin Lemanowicz, 3 Byron's Way Franklin, MA 02038; e-mail,

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