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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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New York lawmaker wants to raise limo insurance minimums  Times Union

ALBANY — State Sen. Neil Breslin is pushing legislation that would significantly raise the minimum insurance requirements that upstate limousine companies ...



Finance gap emerges in Saratoga Springs school board race  The Daily Gazette

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A month out from a competitive Saratoga Springs school board election deep differences in financial strength and fundraising ...



Shoes for Lymphedema Patients Take Top Prize at EPICS in IEEE Challenge  IEEE Spectrum

THE INSTITUTETwin sisters Cami and Nina Tran [above] won first place in the 2018 EPICS in IEEE Challenge for their proposal to design 3D-printed shoes for ...



Top Teacher: Carol Ann Weeks - Colonie Central High School  WNYT

Carol Ann Weeks of Colonie Central High School helps students perform with emotion and expression, making singing a very personal experience.



Colonie Central High School hosts vaping forum to educate parents  Times Union

COLONIE - South Colonie Central School District will host a free parent forum on Vaping 101 at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Colonie Central High School.



'Legally Blonde' at Colonie Central High School  Albany Times Union

Colonie Central High School's production of "Legally Blonde the Musical" will be held at 7 p.m. March 21–23 at Colonie Central High School.



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.



Remembering Beloved Colonie Football Coach  Spectrum News

Former players and current staff members moved to tears remembering the life of Mike Ambrosio.



Capital Region schools continue to face vaping crisis  WRGB

COLONIE, N. Y. (WRGB) - There's growing concern at Colonie Central High School about a growing number of students using e-cigarette devices, also known ...



Students collect hundreds of prom dresses for good cause  NEWS10 ABC

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Hundreds of prom dresses being collected at Colonie Central High School for 99.5 The River's 5th annual “Pay Less for the Dress” ...



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.



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.



SPOTTED: Colonie Central High School Class of 2017 Graduation  Spotlight News

COLONIE — More than 350 students in hats and gowns walked the stage at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center on the evening of Friday, June 23, ...



Colonie scholars get some dollars  Spotlight News

SouthColonieCentralSchoolDistrict #Money #Scholarships #JimFranco #SpotlightNews COLONIE — More than $80000 in scholarship money was awarded to ...



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.



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 ...



Young people tackle the old stuff at Albany museum  Times Union

Albany. A low lit room in the Albany Institute of History and Art features landscape paintings from the Hudson River School wrapped around the room's four walls ...



Dates, times of High School Musical Theatre Award participants' shows  Times Union

Were you Seen at the High School Musical Theatre Awards presented by the Times Union held at Proctors in Schenectady on Saturday, May 19, 2018?



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 ...



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.



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 ...



The 2019 Albany Business Review 40 Under 40 list - Albany Business Review  Albany Business Review

This is the 20th year of recognizing the region's best and brightest young professionals. The Business Review has now honored 800 people who have made an ...



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 ...



High school reunions  Times Union

The former Philip Schuyler High School Class of 1953, Sept. 26, Gateway Diner, 899 Central Ave., Albany. Contact: Angelo Kontis, 518- 482-3586 or Sandra ...



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.



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?



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 ...



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 ...



World War II vet promoted during 106th birthday celebration  Times Union

A World War II veteran had a long-time wish come true during his 106th birthday celebration at his Delmar home. Robert Carlyn was unofficially promoted to Air ...



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 ...



Professional wrestler from Colonie returns home with WWE gold  Spectrum News

A professional wrestler with Capital Region roots returned home with WWE gold Thursday night. Bobby Fish, a Colonie native, is one half of the NXT brand ...



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 ...



Anti-heroin activist and Albany cop Patty Farrell dies  Times Union

COLONIE - Patty Farrell, a retired Albany police detective who after her daughter's death from a heroin overdose became a driving force behind the region's ...



Your Best Shot  Times Union

Two local young women are contestants in pageants taking place at the Performing Arts Center in Purchase on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Lois Freemantle ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



SEEN: Colonie Central High School Junior prom  Albany Times Union

See all 2015 prom 'Seen' slideshows. To be sure your school gets featured, send an email with school name, name of event (Senior Ball, Junior Prom, ...



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 ...



Fierce school security debate crowds Saratoga Springs school board field  The Daily Gazette

At least seven people have declared they are running for the Saratoga Springs school board this spring, vying for three seats as a fierce debate over school ...



25 biggest high schools in Upstate NY  NewYorkUpstate.com

Here are the high schools that have the most students in Upstate NY.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Nauman Hussain served with lawsuit by limo victim's family  Times Union

SCHOHARIE — Nauman Hussain, who has already been charged with criminally negligent homicide in connection with the Oct. 6 limo crash in Schoharie ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Colonie native killed in New Orleans  Albany Times Union

Lauren Tanski planned to move out of the New Orleans apartment she shared with a co-worker this past Monday. Something about her roommate's ex-boyfriend, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



28 largest Upstate NY high schools and their demographics  NewYorkUpstate.com

Here are the 28 biggest high schools and their demographics in Upstate New York for 2017, according to Niche. The 2017 Largest Public High Schools ranking ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



"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* ...



Albany teachers second-highest in pay  Albany Times Union

Teachers in the Albany and South Colonie public school districts make some of highest salaries in the state, according to a new ranking released Tuesday.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



SPOTTED: The Voorheesville Class of '17 graduation  Spotlight News

VOORHEESVILLE – The Clayton A. Bouton High School Class of '17 received their diplomas on Friday, June 23. During his address to the 94 graduates, ...



Independent GCHS research program culminates in TED Talk-style symposium  Spotlight News

E=mc2 participant Febronia Mansour, center, poses for a photo with program coordinators Bernard Bott and Melissa Gergen following the symposium session ...



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. ...



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 ...



South Colonie cuts positions  Albany Times Union

COLONIE — The South Colonie Central Schools will join the districts this year that are proposing a tax increase higher than 2 percent that still stays within the ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hitting the road to honor a lost daughter  Albany Times Union

The father of the only woman from the Capital Region to die in the Iraq war has spoken publicly about the military's investigation into her death for the first time as ...



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

Joseph Masciocco and Mackenzie Malone loved traveling and each other. The couple were traveling in Southeast Asia when they died on Dec. 6, according to ...



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 ...



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 ...



Capital District Fusion wins Road to Orlando World Series 16U softball title  Spotlight News

The Capital District Fusion — a 16-and-under travel softball team comprised of players from Colonie, Shaker, Shenendehowa, Columbia and Maple Hill high ...



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 ...



GHS students push board to eliminate rank  The Altamont Enterprise

GUILDERLAND — The Guilderland School Board is considering eliminating the system of ranking students, an idea that came from students. For years, the ...



Restless crowd questions board after Albany school chief resigns  Albany Times Union

ALBANY — A city school board meeting turned into a public skewering session and at times erupted in shouts and a near physical confrontation Thursday night ...



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 ...



SEEN: Guilderland High School Senior Ball 2014  Albany Times Union

Image 1 of 127. Were you Seen at the Guilderland High School Senior Ball at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs on Friday, June 6, 2014? Were you Seen ...



(UPDATE w/charges) Car crashes into Colonie tavern, bursts into flames  Spotlight News

A car smashed into two other vehicles and then into Blessings Tavern on Watervliet Shaker Road before bursting into flames. (photo by Sidewinder ...



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

Shaker, Ballston Spa advance to Class AA boys' soccer final In evenly matched games, it comes down to who gets the bounce, and in Thursday's Section II ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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