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Graduate of 1960

August 18, 2015 by Donna Sutherland Egerson (Register to contact)

Formerly Donna Sutherland now Donna Egerson. Moved to Delaware in 1960. Senior high school friend Faith Amsler was my bridesmaid when married the first time in Albany, New York. Haven't been able to locate her. She may have married and has a different last name.

class of 1975

March 26, 2011 by Robert Desieno (Register to contact)

all class reunion

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Teen arrested in connection with Colonie Central High School threat  WNYT

An 18-year-old was arrested early Wednesday in connection to a threat made against Colonie Central High School.



First lawsuit filed in limousine crash  WRAL.com

ALBANY, N.Y. _ The parents of Amanda Rivenburg, one of the 20 people killed in an Oct. 6 limousine crash in Schoharie County, have filed what is believed to ...



First lawsuit filed on behalf of limo crash victim  Times Union

Albany. The parents of Amanda Rivenburg, one of the 20 people killed in an Oct. 6 limousine crash in Schoharie County, has filed what is believed to be the first ...



Police: Colonie Central High student struck by car outside school  The Daily Gazette

COLONIE — A female Colonie Central High School student was hit by another student's vehicle Thursday in the school's parking lot, according to town police.



First lawsuit filed in Schoharie limousine crash  WatertownDailyTimes.com

ALBANY — The parents of Amanda Rivenburg, one of the 20 people killed in an Oct. 6 limousine crash in Schoharie County, have filed what is believed to be ...



Colonie students help steer school safety discussion  WNYT

An hours-long forum at Colonie Central High School focused on keeping kids safe in the wake of so much violence at schools around the country.



Colonie Central HS students unveil billboard with powerful message  NEWS10 ABC

A new billboard was unveiled Thursday morning near the intersection of Route 155 and Central Ave in Colonie but it wasn't your average advertisement.



Never forget: Sept. 11 memorial ceremony on the Hill of Heroes at Colonie High School  Spotlight News

September11 #Memorial #SouthColonieHighSchool #JimFranco #SpotlightNews COLONIE — The Blue Star Mothers of the Capital Region hosted a ceremony ...



A special Colonie Central High School graduate  Albany Times Union

Colonie. When 21-year-old Brittany Manning walked across the stage Friday night at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center and received a skills diploma ...



Former Colonie band leader Henry Carr dies  Albany Times Union

Henry Carr, longtime director of music at Colonie Central High School and founder of the Colonie Memorial Band, died Nov. 12 in Virginia. Among the guest ...



Colonie HS students come together to support classmate injured in crash at Colonie tavern  NEWS10 ABC

Monday was the first day back to school for students at Colonie Central High School after an emotional weekend.



Professional wrestler from Colonie returns home with WWE gold  Spectrum News

Bobby Fish is one-half of the WWE NXT tag team champions.



Police investigating South Colonie bomb threat  Albany Times Union

COLONIE -- Town police and South Colonie school administrators are investigating a bomb threat that prompted a brief shelter-in-place at Colonie Central High ...



Colonie Central varsity basketball coach snared in crack bust  Albany Times Union

The varsity basketball coach at Colonie Central High School has been charged with possessing crack cocaine in Albany. James Boland, 55, of Colonie a social ...



As educators, lawmakers focus on school safety, some districts eye resource officers  The Daily Gazette

Montgomery County sheriff's deputy C.J. Rust walks his beat inside the halls of Amsterdam High School, where he graduated in 2010 and now serves as the ...



South Colonie superintendent gets raise, contract extension  Times Union

COLONIE — South Colonie Central School District Superintendent Jonathan Buhner, who has served the district for nearly 10 years, is getting a raise and a ...



Albany-area high school star commits to UVM basketball  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Isaiah Moll, a 6-foot-7, 230-pound forward from Colonie Central in Albany, New York, has committed to the Catamounts.



Community remembers Niko DiNovo, mourns his loss  Spectrum News

It was a long, difficult battle, and Niko DiNovo never stopped fighting. Family, friends and people who have been supporting Niko for the past year and a half ...



In South Colonie, helping the homeless is in the bag  Albany Times Union

The school is working to create 20 mats, crocheted out of plastic bags, that can be used to sit on or as a blanket. Every day, students, staff and teachers are ...



SEEN: Colonie Central High School’s Raiderfest  Albany Times Union

Were you Seen at the Colonie Central High School's Raiderfest community event at the school on May 20, 2017? Were you Seen at the Colonie Central High ...



Community remembering Niko Dinovo  NEWS10 ABC

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - After the sad news that Niko Dinovo, the teen badly burned in a car crash, has passed away, the community is grieving but also ...



Calling hours, funeral set for Colonie's Niko DiNovo  Times Union

Calling hours for the 17-year-old Colonie teen who died earlier this week after suffering burns from a 2016 crash are set for Sunday at the Palace Theater in ...



Calling Hours Held for Limo Crash Victim Amanda Rivenburg  Spectrum News

The community continues to remember those killed in the Schoharie limo crash, and Monday night friends and family came out to honor Amanda Rivenburg.



SEEN: Colonie Central High School Senior Prom  Albany Times Union

Image 1 of 90. Were you Seen at the Colonie Central High School Senior Prom at the Albany Marriott in Colonie on Saturday, June 1, 2013? Were you Seen at ...



Yearbook photos show what we looked like 30 years ago  Albany Times Union

Do you remember when you needed a quarter and a phone booth to call for a ride home, or when computers weren't really something you could fit on your lap?



SEEN: Colonie Central High School Prom  Albany Times Union

Image 1 of 128. Were you Seen at the Colonie Central High School Senior Prom on Saturday, June 7, 2014? Photos were taken at The Crossings and the prom ...



Colonie coach's drug charge reduced  Albany Times Union

A felony drug charge against the varsity basketball coach at Colonie Central High School has been reduced to a misdemeanor. Albany police initially charged ...



Colonie High School to remake hill to honor troops  Albany Times Union

Before he graduates this June, Colonie Central High School senior John Lawlor wanted to leave a lasting memory in honor of people like his father who serve in ...



South Colonie aims to give every student a Chromebook  Albany Times Union

The goal is to improve learning, reduce use of paper, lower the cost of purchasing textbooks and take a load out of students' backpacks. David Perry, director of ...



High School Reunions  Albany Times Union

The annual alumni picnic is Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Loudonville FH Pavilion on Old Niskayuna Road. Bishop Burke Catholic High School all classes, Aug.



Colonie Central HS students unveil billboard highlighting heroin addiction  NEWS10 ABC

In remembrance of a former classmate, students from Colonie Central High School unveiled a billboard Thursday morning to drive home a message of ...



Colonie Central High School top graduates  Schenectady Gazette

Here is a list of Colonie Central High School's top graduates for 2014, where they are going to college and the name of their parents. Brandon Ng, University of ...



Limo crash victims  Times Union

They were four sisters, two brothers, two newlywed couples, young parents. An athlete, an artist, a teacher, two military veterans. From family members, from ...



Which Albany, NY-area schools have the highest SAT scores? - Albany Business Review  Albany Business Review

The Albany Business Review compiled the mean SAT scores for 83 high schools in the Albany, New York area using College Board data provided by the New ...



Cops: Chmielewski, Moreland got high after killing Jacquelyn Porreca  Albany Times Union

Five years ago, Michael Chmielewski was a Colonie Central High School honor student who competed on the varsity wrestling team and won an award for ...



Niko DiNovo, badly injured Colonie student, on long path to healing  Albany Times Union

Niko DiNovo, badly injured Colonie student, on long path to healing Niko DiNovo, the Colonie teen badly burned in an Oct. 28 car crash, is awaiting his second ...



South Colonie students lead poverty initiative  Albany Times Union

A student group called iCARE focuses each year on ways to help the community, and the current leaders chose to launch a two-year project on poverty.



Where degrees aren't needed to find opportunity  Albany Business Review

Some employers are turning to a mostly untapped workforce to fill positions in a state with a tight labor pool nearing full employment: Young adults without high ...



Colonie school leader honored  Albany Times Union

An assistant principal at Colonie Central High School is being honored as the top secondary assistant principal in New York state. Kachadurian founded ...



Cancer claims life of Colonie leader Michael "Mickey" Aidala  Albany Times Union

Michael "Mickey" Aidala, deputy mayor of the village of Colonie and former Albany County legislator, died Tuesday night at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany after a ...



Amanda 'Rosie' Rivenburg remembered as heart of workplace, light of loved ones  Times Union

COLONIE — Inside, Christ Our Light Catholic Church flooded with sunshine on Tuesday morning as a community grieved the loss of Amanda "Rosie" Rivenburg ...



Albany, New York area high school graduates plans for enrolling in two-year and four-year colleges - Albany Business Review  Albany Business Review

College is the goal for most high school graduates in the area. As part of our annual Schools Report, see which districts sent the most students on to ...



South Colonie, New York high school physics teacher talks about gender gap in math and science education - Albany Business Review  Albany Business Review

Michele Famoso, an AP physics teacher at South Colonie Central School District, says the number of female students taking her class has not grown over the ...



Ryan Lambert pitches Colonie baseball past CBA  Albany Times Union

Colonie. Christian Brothers Academy showed itself to be the master of the one-run victory last week. Monday, Ryan Lambert conquered the Brothers in just such ...



Start school later? Many say no way, but science says teens need more sleep  Times Union

When Hope Perlman's oldest daughter started high school, she immediately noticed a shift. The girl was a top student, the kind who loved learning, and whose ...



Best Of 2017: The Rest  Albany Times Union

A potpourri of readers' picks No place can compete with the absolute success of the Spa City's robust walkability of its downtown and the attractive ...



Which Upstate NY high schools have won the most state championships in every sport?  NewYorkUpstate.com

In the highly competitive world of high school sports in Upstate New York, a few schools stand out for having a history of winning state championships.



Community continues to rally around Niko Dinovo  Spotlight News

COLONIE— Organizations in the town of Colonie are showing their support for Niko Dinovo, the 16-year-old Colonie Central High School student who was ...



RCS seniors suspended over Post-It prank  Albany Times Union

Dozens of students at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School have been suspended for sticking Post-It notes throughout the hallways of the school overnight.



Top five stories of 2016 – Colonie edition  Spotlight News

Our staff of writers scrutinized through 52 weeks worth of news, and with the aid of internet traffic, we were able to determine which stories mattered to you most ...



Students graduate from Colonie Youth Court (w/photo gallery)  Spotlight News

COLONIE – Youth Court held its graduation ceremony, Tuesday, Nov. 15 and three groups of students walked across the stage to receive their certificates. Youth ...



Colonie native killed in New Orleans  Albany Times Union

New Orleans police are searching for Dolliole, 39, saying he is wanted for questioning in connection with Tanski's killing. The New Orleans Times-Picayune ...



The undoing of Albany's school superintendent  Albany Times Union

The board of education that tapped her said it liked that she understood the strengths and challenges facing urban school districts. A non-disclosure clause ...



Restaurant inspections by Albany County Health Department in the past year  NewYorkUpstate.com

Check these restaurant inspections before you dine out in the Albany area.



Returning to his roots: former NFL receiver David Gamble speaks at halftime of Colonie-Guilderland game  Spotlight News

Colonie Central High School graduate and former Denver Broncos wide receiver David Gamble spoke to the fans at halftime of Colonie's home game against ...



Colonie billboard highlights dangers of drunk driving  WRGB

COLONIE -- A new billboard in Colonie offers a powerful message on the dangers of drunk driving.Designed by Colonie Central High School junior Morgan ...



Capital Region advocacy groups commemorate Overdose Awareness Day  Times Union

Thursday is International Overdose Awareness Day, and several groups in the Capital Region are commemorating in the midst of an ongoing epidemic of heroin ...



How heroin claimed the life of a cop's daughter  Albany Times Union

A retired Albany police officer talks of the hellish experience of watching her daughter lose her fight with drug addiction When Patty Farrell discovered the lifeless ...



"Heroin kills" billboard in Colonie dedicated to memory of Laree Farrell-Lincoln  Albany Times Union

A handgun with a syringe and needle sticking out of the barrel printed on a black background with two words in bold red type: "Heroin kills." The public *service* ...



Porreca's sister angry about murderer's plea deal  Albany Times Union

Albany. The sister of Jacquelyn Porreca lashed out at the plea deal that allowed her murderer to avoid spending the rest of his life in prison with no chance of ...



Top graduates  The Daily Gazette

Here's the top students for Scotia-Glenville, Mohonasen, Colonie Central and Niskayuna high schools.



Blood drive honors Colonie student and car crash victim Niko DiNovo  Albany Times Union

Neighbors gave blood Saturday in honor of the Colonie teen who suffered third-degree burns after the car he was riding in late last month crashed and burst in ...



Colonie teen Niko DiNovo continues recovery from burns  Albany Times Union

High schooler injured in Blessings Tavern car crash preps for skin grafts Niko DiNovo, a Colonie Central High School junior badly burned in an October car ...



Dutchmen dominant  Albany Times Union

Restarts have been what Guilderland boys' soccer coach Mike Kinnally described as "golden" for his squad throughout the 2013 season. Behind a pair of goals ...



Porreca killing: Colonie cop says Michael Chmielewski told tipster he was 'involved'  Albany Times Union

The former Colonie honor student who allegedly knifed hairstylist Jacquelyn Porreca in a deadly Aug. 21 robbery to fuel his heroin addiction told a police ...



Capital Region couple die while traveling in Southeast Asia  Albany Times Union

At 24, Malone, who graduated from South Colonie Central High School and Quinnipiac University, had already spent a semester at sea and lived in Australia.



SEEN: Shaker Senior Prom  Albany Times Union

Image 1 of 119. Were you Seen at the Shaker High School Senior Prom at Birch Hill in Schodack on Friday, May 16, 2014? Were you Seen at the Shaker High ...



SEEN: 2014 Albany High School Prom  Albany Times Union

Image 1 of 124. Were you Seen at the Albany High School Prom at the New York State Museum in Albany on Saturday, May 31, 2014? Were you Seen at the ...



Former Marine dies from Colonie crash injuries  Albany Times Union

A former Marine struck on Central Avenue on his birthday died more than two weeks later. According to his obituary, Unser was stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C. ...



Fire strikes Colonie's Towne Towers apartments  Albany Times Union

Fire strikes Colonie's Towne Towers apartments More than a hundred tenants living in the Towne Towers apartments were routed from the California Avenue ...



York County's youngest take on heroin fight  York Daily Record/Sunday News

It's time to get creative. That's the idea behind the York County Heroin Task Force's latest endeavor — giving high school students across the county the chance ...



Ballston Spa unveils 9/11 Memorial Park  Times Union

The horrors of Sept. 11, 2001, when nearly 3,000 people died, will be remembered in commemorative ceremonies throughout the Capital Region on Monday.



Students earn merit awards  Albany Times Union

Clifton Park. The Society of Women Engineers, New York State Capital District section, presented certificates of merit to more than 50 high school junior girls at ...



Shaker, Ballston Spa advance to Class AA boys' soccer final  Albany Times Union

Colonie. In evenly matched games, it comes down to who gets the bounce, and in Thursday's Section II Class AA boys' soccer semifinal between No. 2 Shaker ...



Faces of Faith: Table offers an opportunity to pray  Albany Times Union

Table offers an opportunity to pray Plaske, 54, is a secretary at the state Department of Health and works in the family business, Plaske's Greenhouse. If you pay ...



Colonie standout Jake Johnson wants to be a dual threat  Troy Record

Albany >> A Section II title would be enough for some outdoor track and field athletes, but not Colonie runner Jake Johnson.



Actresses from area feeling Tony Awards excitement  Times Union

Looking at Cathryn Wake's resume, her ascent to a part in one of this year's top musicals on Broadway isn't a stretch. At the top of her CV is "Natasha, Pierre ...



Track: Section II's DMR dream team | Sports  Troy Record

Albany >> Jeremy Spiezio of Greenwich, Izaiah Brown of Amsterdam, Jake Johnson of Colonie and Aidan Tooker of Saratoga will race on the same track one ...



Few New York state schools report cyberbullying incidents  Albany Times Union

Troy High School students experience cyberbullying at one of the highest rates in the state outside of New York City, according to a Times Union analysis of ...



Graduating Bethlehem senior benefits from BOCES vocational program, looks forward to culinary career  Spotlight News

BETHLEHEM - Graduating Bethlehem High School student Sabrina Balzan is going to be a chef. wo years ago, when she joined the Capital Region BOCES ...



Local graduate's Spin Sauce a culinary hit  Albany Times Union

The happy marriage of ketchup and French fries is a coupling that gives us all a sense of comfort and normalcy. As long as a blob of shiny crimson tang ...



Somber scene at Saratoga Springs Sept. 11 ceremony  Times Union

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Local police and firefighters were joined by friends, family and city residents for a ceremony Monday to remember the victims of the Sept ...



Calendar: What's happening this week  Albany Times Union

Albany Symphony Orchestra's Sunday Symphonies for Families, Palace Theatre, 19 Clinton Ave., Albany. 3 p.m. Sunday. $20; kids, free.



SEEN: Berne-Knox-Westerlo Junior-Senior Prom  Albany Times Union

Image 1 of 58. Were you Seen at the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Junior-Senior Prom at Albany Country Club in Voorheesville on Friday, May 2, 2014? Were you Seen ...



Two top Guard soldiers also earn German military badge  Albany Times Union

Staff Sgt. Christian Hager of Batavia, an infantry squad leader assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry, based in Geneseo, was selected as the top ...



Accused killers of Jacquelyn Porreca face Wednesday arraignments  Albany Times Union

Chmielewski, of Warwick Avenue, is accused of stabbing Porreca during a robbery to get money so the men could "feed their heroin habits." An Albany County ...



Event for teen burned in crash  Albany Times Union

A fundraiser to assist South Colonie student Niko Dinovo, seriously burned in last Friday night's crash at Blessing's Tavern, will be Wednesday at Flight ...



Another pedestrian killed on Route 9 in Saratoga County  Albany Times Union

An accomplished high school and college wrestler from Ballston Spa became the seventh pedestrian killed by motorists in the Capital Region since last month ...



Duty Calls: Sailor finally awarded World War II medals  Albany Times Union

George Ives, 95, of Halfmoon, has finally received the medals he earned for his performance as a Navy sailor in World War II. Ives was surrounded by his wife, ...



This is how they roll  alloveralbany

For most people bowling is a hobby. A way to hang with friends, a reason to hit up the snack bar. For a handful of local high schools, though, bowling is a sport.



Sailor joins brother as Navy aviator  Albany Times Union

Navy Lt. j.g. Evan Gordon of Colonie received his Gold Aviator Wing and was officially designated as a naval aviator during a ceremony at the Naval Air Station ...



A race's result: death and prison  Albany Times Union

ALBANY --- In a tense courtroom, Russell Frost apologized Tuesday for causing the death of his best friend, Bryan Cross, by running a stop sign while the pair ...



Teens start Kindness Club in Colonie, spreading goodness  Albany Times Union

Teens start Kindness Club in Colonie, spreading goodness Two teenagers have started the Kindness Club, and they believe the best remedy for what ails ...



Schenectady swears in new police recruits  Albany Times Union

SCHENECTADY -- Mayor Gary McCarthy swore in 11 police recruits on Monday in a ceremony at City Hall. The recruits will enter the Zone 5 Law Enforcement ...



Bridge-building skills span 14 years  Albany Times Union

COLONIE — If you're looking for someone to build you a bridge, you could do worse than asking South Colonie students. For the past 14 years, students at ...



8 new Schenectady police officers graduate  The Daily Gazette

The Schenectady Police Department is welcoming eight new police officers. About 60 new Capital Region police officers participated in a graduation ceremony ...



Drinking, driving and punishment  Albany Times Union

Tamera M. Jackson will be heading to the Albany County jail on Thursday to begin serving a four-month incarceration for driving while intoxicated. She's calling ...



Story helps kids understand autism  Albany Times Union

Art teacher wrote a book to help her daughter see why her older brother is different Benanto notes that many autistic children want to do the same activity again ...



Valrico memoir writing class is all about sharing  Tampabay.com

VALRICO. In Mary Nous' memoir writing class at the Campo Family YMCA, stories abound. There are tales of childhood memories complete with comparisons, ...



Crane Symphony Orchestra Tour Presents Concerts in Long Island, Capitol Region  ReadMedia

Students and faculty members from The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam will travel to school districts in Long Island and the Capitol Region to present ...



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