Congratulations to Leah Krieger on receiving an award in recognition of her volunteer service throughout 10th grade for the school district’s TIES program – which promotes the inclusion of students with disabilities in high school activities.
Congratulations to Tom and Patricia on the birth of their grandson Jack Thomas Logue!!
Congratulations to Jennifer and Brian Campe on the birth of their baby boy Gavin James!!
Christine and Dan Sullivan Children!
In the Life.
Congratulations to Alexi Maggio on entering her third year of Law School at John Marshall in Chicago, Illinois.
Congratulations to Sydney Strutt who enjoyed another yearly visit to Niagara Falls with Granda Strutt.
Congratulations to Morgan Strutt on her tour of Spain.
Congratulations to Alexandra Strutt on her first year of working as a Registered Nurse.
Congratulations to Ronnie and Mary Strutt who traveled all the way from Scotland to surprise Harry Strutt at his birthday party.
Congratulations to Eden Jonascu on starting her Nursing Program at Alfred State College.
Congratulations to Arianna Jonascu on her tremendous academic performance in high school and advanced placement.
Congratulations to Lisa & Frank, Dave & Jana and Tom & Patsy on their trip to Greece and Rome.
Congratulations to Frank and Jeannie Parisi on their 50th wedding anniversary.
Congratulations to Keelin Monahan and Donald Anthony on their upcoming wedding.
Congratulations to Dr. Molly Plovanich on her residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Congratulations to Lisa Cavallaro on her new kitten, Jackson.
Congratulations to Lucus Ryan Monahan on his 1st birthday on 9/20/16.
Congratulations to Evan Monahan on receiving his MBA Degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Congratulations to Sandra Monahan on her retirement after 31 years with American Express.
Congratulations to Mary Maggio who will celebrate her 90th birthday in May.
Congratulations to Charles Maney on his 93rd birthday.
Congratulations to Lawrence and Jessica DiRienzo who are moving back to Rochester, New York, from New Zealand.
Congratulations to Andrew Savage on his upcoming wedding.
Congratulations to Kristin Privitera on her upcoming wedding.
Congratulations to Michelle Maggio on completing a charity walk for cerebral palsy.
Congratulations to Bob Shaddock on his appointment as Pittsford Town Justice.
Congratulations to Patrick Spenner on his successful hunting adventure.
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The following are graciously submitted by Frank Parisi:
PARAPROSDOKIANS are figures of speech in which the latter part of a sentence is unexpected.
Winston Churchill loved them.
♦ Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
♦ If I agreed with you, we’d both be wrong.
♦ War does not determine who is right – only who is left.
♦ Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
♦ They begin the evening news with ‘Good Evening,’ then proceed to tell you why it isn’t.
♦ To steal ideas from someone is plagiarism. To steal from many is called research.
♦ In filling in an application, where it says, ‘In case of emergency’, notify: I put ‘DOCTOR.’
♦ I didn’t say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you.
♦ Women will never be equal to men until they can walk down the street with a bald head and a beer gut, and still think they look sexy.
♦ Behind every successful man is his woman. Behind the fall of a successful man is usually another woman.
♦ A clear conscience is the sign of a bad memory.
♦ I used to be indecisive. Now I’m not so sure.
♦ Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. Nor is there any future in it.
♦ Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.
♦ Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.
♦ I’m supposed to respect my elders, but it’s getting harder and harder for me to find one now.
It always seems impossible until its done. -Nelson Mandela
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. -Charles R. Swindoll
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. -Ayn Rand
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. -Mae West
Without music, life would be a mistake. -Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe. -Albert Einstein
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” -Oscar Wilde
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. -Thomas A. Edison
Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. -Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. -Lao Tzu
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. -Leonardo DaVinici
Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence. -Leonardo DaVinici
If you are interested in seeing some great offbeat movies, check out:
- Justified fx TV series Click for IMDb
- Dutch (1991) Click for IMDb
- The Big Short (2015) Click for IMDb
- Buffalo ’66 (1998) Click for IMDb
- El Mariachi (1992) Click for IMDb
- Life of Brian (1979) Click for IMDb
- The IT Crowd (British TV series on Netflix) Click for IMDb
- Citizenfour Click for IMDb
- Muscle Shoals Click for IMDb
- Sound City Click for IMDb
- The Joy of X Click for Amazon
- SoundBreaking on PBS
- Black Books Click for IMDb
- It Might Get Loud Youtube
What is the result of dividing $1000 by 50%
Nostagic Reunion Band (Uncle Larry DiRienzo’s Big Band) – Click for Schedule & Details!
Big Blue House (Bob DeRosa’s Band) – Click for Schedule and Details!
FindJazzers – Click here for FindJazzers
Savoia Pastry Shoppe – Click here for Savoia
CRD Technologies for computer services – CRD Technologies
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Dedications – in memory of
Jospeh Mogavero Parisi
|Joseph Mogavero Parisi
July 10, 1974 – January 23, 2017
Joseph Mogavero Parisi of Wayne, PA died suddenly of cardiac arrest on Monday January 23, 2017. Joe (Joey) was the son of Frank and Jeannie Baker Parisi of Wayne. He was a Writer with a passion for the Comedy and Film Industry and a Property/Construction Manager.
He is survived by Brother Anthony (Michelle)(Lyndsay, Thomas, Sophia), Brother John (Gabrielle)(Carter, Josie) and Sister Christine Sullivan(Daniel)(Wanda, Lucy, Adelaide, Mabel).
Joe had a special place in his heart for his nine Nieces and Nephews and many stand-up Friends, including Josh Gansky, Dave Lambert and Anthony Pryor. He was an honor graduate of Conestoga High School (1992) and an honor graduate of the University of Pennsylvania(1996).. – See more at: Link to Obituary and Link to Video Eulogy
Louis M. DiGirolamo
|Greece: November 9, 2016 after a wonderful life with his family. Predeceased by his wife, Madeline; brothers, Stephen (Frances) DiGirolamo and Anthony (Madeline) DiGirolamo; sister, Mary (Cy) Pedulla; sister-in-law, Jenny DelVecchio. Survived by his daughter, LuAnn (Joe) Cavallaro and son, Thomas (Marcy); grandchildren, Alec and Marc DiGirolamo; brother-in-law, Michael DelVecchio; wonderful nieces and nephews, many dear friends that were all part of his life. Louis was a WWII Army Veteran. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at the Veterans Administration for their caring support. – See more at: Link to Obituary|
Giuseppe “Joe” Cosentino
|Irondequoit: Suddenly on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at the age of 63. Predeceased by his mother, Rosaria. He is survived by his loving daughters, Elizabeth (Giuseppe) Aquino & Antonette (Jason Rosato) Barbieri; grandchildren, Alyssa & Isabella Aquino, Rocco & Mia Barbieri; his father, Rosario Cosentino; children’s mother, Maria Kelly; siblings, Lorenzo Cosentino, Concetta (Lorenzo) Morelli, Vince (Carmela) Cosentino, Salvatore Cosentino, Ignazio Cosentino; aunt, Antonietta Morelli; many nieces, nephews & cousins.
Joe was a loving father & grandfather. One of his passions in life was Karate. Also known as Sensei Cosentino “Joe”, he loved to compete and teach the art of Karate. Joe also was a talented pastry chef at Savoia’s bakery. He will be missed by his family and all who knew him. – See more at: Link to Obituary
Robert B. Williamson
|Chili: Born August 15, 1930, passed away Nov. 5, 2016. Predeceased by his son, James. Survived by his wife, Betty; his children, Kathleen (Jim) Freeman, John (Lucy) and Mark (Chris); daughter-in-law, Cindy (James) Peers; his grandchildren, Katie (Mur) Akinli, Ethan Freeman, Jonathan Freeman, Jake (Boom) Williamson, James Williamson, Michelle Williamson & Eric Williamson; his great-grandchildren, Athena, Aydin & Tyler; along with a large extended family. Robert was a Korean War veteran and a lifetime member of Local 13. – See more at: Link to Obituary|
Shirley Y. Isaac
|Webster: October 28, 2016, age 80. Shirley Y. Isaac, only child of Belgium immigrant parents Alphonse E. and Anna S. Yonckheere; childhood sweetheart and wife of 58 years of James B. “Jim” Isaac; loving mother of Kenneth J. (Sandra) Isaac, David J. (Lori Richardson) Isaac, Jacqueline Isaac Spencer, Michael T. (Roben) Isaac & Raymond S. (Erica) Isaac; grandmother of Angela (Sean) Baker, Jennifer (Matt Doyle) Isaac, Brandon C. (Katie Diel) Isaac, Nicholas J. (Kari) Isaac, James Spencer (deceased), Joelle and Jonathan Spencer, Andrew, Christopher, Cameron & Zachary Isaac; her great-granddaughter, Jaylynn Mykenzie Baker; several cousins, nieces, nephews and numerous friends. – See more at: Link to Obituary|
Anna F. (Maggio) Camelio
|Rochester: Monday, March 14, 2016, at age 87. Predeceased by her husband, Benedict E. Camelio; loving parents Angelina Parisi Maggio and Frank G. Maggio; her infant son; brothers, Tom and John Maggio; sisters-in-law, Clementine Maggio and Rose Camelio; brother-in-law, Daniel Coyne; her wise aunt, Lucy Cellini, her mother’s baby sister; and faithful companion, Buffy. She is survived by her children, Carole (David) Kramarczyk, Cynthia (Richard) Cardamone, perfect son, Benedict (Diane) Camelio, Linda Rhoda; 2 grandchildren, Holli (Dan) Ritzenthaler, Andrew Camelio; great grandson Max; sisters-in-law, Mary Maggio and Carmel Coyne; brother-in-law, Ralph Camelio. Blessed with godchildren, Eileen Iati, Stephanie Shirley, Sandra Monahan, June Zabchin and James Maggio. Blessed with many nieces and nephews; cousins, Ann Marie Gabrielli and John Charles Parisi – who made me laugh, Frank Parisi – who taught me about the other side of the political line, Tony Parisi – who was always so kind and friendly, Marie Zabchin – ever faithful, Robert Cellini and John Bart – always there for me; Brother Gregory and so many more that I have been lucky to call cousins. Special friends Joan, Pat and Marie Elena and many friends, living and deceased, of all social strata who were kind enough to call me friend. Also blessed with a special doctor, Mentesinot Woldeyohannes.|
Roseanne (Fusilli) Grana
|Webster: January 30, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer passed away peacefully surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her husband, Richard. Survived by her son, David (Fatima) Sable; step-daughter, Lindsay Grana; parents, Mary Ann Fusilli and Lou (Chris) Fusilli; brothers, Leo (Anita) and Louis (Karin) Fusilli; nieces and nephews, Leo, Olivia and Isabella. Louis, Angelo and Sophia; aunts, uncles and cousins; loving companion, Kyle Sullivan. – See more at: Link to Obituary|
Lawrence Vincent “Larry” DiRienzo, Jr.
|Rochester, NY: Passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at age 58 in Rochester. Larry Jr. was born in Rochester on October 4th, 1957. He attended high school at East Irondequoit and Fairport. He is survived by his parents Lawrence and Jean DiRienzo; son Lawrence DiRienzo III (Jessica); sisters, Christine Peets (Christopher) and Susan Duane (Gregory); niece Megan Duane; nephews, Brenden Willcox (Jessica), Jesse Duane and Tyler Willcox; Aunts, Mary Maggio and Betty Puleo (Michael); Uncle George Privitera and many cousins and friends. – See more at: Link to Obituary|
Explanation. The correct way to calculate this is to convert 50% into a decimal which is .5
1000 / .5 = 2000 – If you disagree, please go back to fifth grade math.