William John Monahan
Tommy Parisi the son of Michelle and Tony Parisi, brother of Lyndsay, and Sophia (PICTURED ABOVE) was the male recipient of the “Good Citizenship” award at his middle school, which was presented by US Congressman Ryan Costello. Our family is incredibly proud of his academic achievements, but even more proud of the honorable way he conducts himself with classmates & teachers. He was one of 9 students recognized with an award. Here is the speech made Congressman Ryan Costello and given by the 8th grade guidance counselor before announcing Tommy’s prestigious award
From Larry DiRienzo
Brendan, Jessica, Lawrence, and Jessica at the Buffalo Bills Game
Dave Frankel – Photo of Kiev
Frank and Dr Molly Plovanich in Boston
Jean Herrera and New Grandson
Mary G. Maggio’s 90th Birthday Celebration
In the Life.
“New Year’s Eve, a Grand Tradition” by Larry DiRienzo Click to Read
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
Douglas S. McCune
|Gates: Passed away on May 22, 2017 at age 67 following a valiant fight against cancer. He was predeceased by his father, William McCune; great-nieces, Tessa and Madison; several aunts and uncles. He is survived by his cherished mother, Connie; his loving wife of 41 years, Joanie; sister, Kathy (McCune) Tomaselli; brother, Todd McCune; sister-in-law, Debbie (Charlie & Nick Purvee) Worden; nieces, Amy, Sandy, Sarah, Robin, Abigail, Lauren and Amelia; great-nieces & great-nephews Cameron, Blake, Natalie, Oliver, Clara, Elsie and Adeline; many cousins and a whole host of great friends and colleagues. – 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.