Announcements Announcements
2007-2008
February 2008
News:
Gae Grabluski Photography Exhibit; Sad Sharings: Mary Giammarco, Austin Harney;
Town Crier:
Annual Florida Luncheon; Dean Depoy - Proud News
June 2008
News:
6/12 Sad Sharing - John Curio passing; 6/23 Do You Remember Brentwood? - English High Tea; 6/24 Gae Grabluski Memorial
2008-2009
September 2008
News:
9/12 Eleanor Steffen LipkinS; 9/15 Brentwood Historic Markers; 9/21 Former student lead in speech at Democratic Convention
Town Crier:
9/30 Concetta Acunzo - NYC Marathon; 9/23 Grace Fishenfeld; 9/30 Sad sharing - Morty Ostfeld
October 2008
News:
10/11 HS Swimming Pool Dedication; 10/16 NUSUT Notes - Dorothy Zuckerman; 10/24 John Sherin Quartet
What You Didn't Know:
John Sherin; Jean (Fox) Elarde;  Ruth Teich
Town Crier:
10/16 Marathon Update - Concetta Acunzo; 10/26 Upcoming Retirement - Cartez Johnson; Sad Sharings: Henry Cucciniello, Eleanor Burkitt, Bill Heran
November 2008
News:
John Sherin Quartet Performance; ROBS Project Hope; Bo Messina's Retirement; Jean (Fox Elarde)
What You Didn't Know:
Jean (Fox) Ellardy; Well, Who New I & II? John Sherin, Ruth Teich
Town Crier:
Sad Sharings: Bill Heran; Peter Vercillo's mother, Rosalie Erari; Eleanor Burkitt; Jean Kasin Killian; Anita Alleyne
December 2008
News:
Peter Vercillo - Project Hope
Town Crier:
Sad Sharings: Addie Murphy, Frank Saladino
January2009
News:
Membership, Holiday Party 2008
Town Crier:
Frank Mauro Hospitalized;Diana Amador Retirement;Sad Sharings: Mary Pat Lyon's mother
February 2009
News:
Project Hope, US Census hiring
Town Crier:
Sad Sharings: mother of June Dawson;Annual Florida Luncheon,Diane Amador Retirement, Bernie Heller hone from hospital, Sustrin Twins Good News
March 2009
News:
NYSUT Notes, Sad Sharing - Charles Herman
What You Didn't Know:
Sheila & Letty Sustrin
Town Crier:
Annual Florida Luncheon, Tom O'Brien Principal of Year, Letter from Sheila & Letty Sustrin, Letter from Bobbe Frankel, Diana Amador Retirement; Sad Sharings: Bernie Heller, Janet Cutillo's father
April 2009
News:
US Census Bureau Hiring Census Takers, The Jeff Wolfe Long Island Challenge, BHS Class of '69 40th Reunion,Trip to Australia & New Zealand
Town Crier:
Sad Sharings: Robert Frankle, Frank Mauro
May 2009
News:
Sad Sharings -Robert (Chico) Frankel, Pat Lyons, Bill Lane; H.S.Year End Party; Australia Trip
What You Didn't Know:
Hemlock to Hilton Head - Florence Koehler
Town Crier:
Good News - Jeff Wolfe
June 2009
News
:Project Hope; ROBS Cares; ROBS Scholarship, Journalism,& Ivy Rosenthal Awards;Australia Trip;Sad Sharings: Angela Jean Geraci, Bob Merz
What You Didn't Know:
3 Months Later by Bobbe Frankel
Town Crier: Sad Sharings:
Bob Hickey, Shirley Brown
July/August 2009
News:
Viewing of Chico Frankel 's Video-taped Interview, Australia Trip,
What You Didn't Know:
"Sightings" - John Sherin
Town Crier: Sad Sharings
: Bob Hickey, Shirley Brown, Gail Inzerillo Latella's mother, Benny Yedwabnick
2009-2010
September 2009
News:
Fall Flower & Harvest Show; ROBS Members help community; H.S. Fall Sports Preview; Sad Sharing: Ellie Bischoffberger
Town Crier:
Sad Sharings: Jack Cannavo (Clara's husband), Steve Mantin (Gilda Mantin's son), Pauline Lane
October 2009
News:
Gilda Mantin, NY Visit; Clem Stancik Honored; Health Care Forum; ROBS 11/6 Meeting; Sad Sharings: Kay Avini, James Eckert
What You Didn't Know:
Revolt in Hungry by John Sherin
Town Crier:
Good News: Henry DePlaza 80th Birthday; Sad Sharing: Edward Harris
November 2009
News:
Renew ROBS Membership; Project HOPE; Sad Sharing, Kay Avini; National Memory Screening Day; Trip to National Parks; Paula Moore's Trip to Egypt; Remembering Jim Eckert
What You Didn't Know:
"The Guy I Knew" by John Sherin
Town Crier:
Sad Sharing, Patti Pagano Monsen's father (Lew Pagano)
December 2009
News:
National Education Group Honors Brentwood High School; Lenny Charnoff, Pepsi Challenge Contest; Trip to US National Parks
What You Didn't Know:
Vinny DiGirolamo, Self Published Author;
Town Crier:
Sad Sharing: Lew Pagano, Patti Monsen's father
January/February 2010
News:
Sad sharings Elizabeth DeLong, Florence Worysz; 2010 Census info; Project Hope; Saul Friedman Journalist; National Park Trip
What You Didn't Know:
Letter to Newsday Editor, John Sherin
Town Crier:
Annual Florida Luncheon; Grace Fishenfeld's exhibit; Sad Sharing- George Blackshire
March/April 2010
News:
Note from Chris Veech; NYSUT Helps Quake Victims; AFT Urges Donations; Sad Sharings: Virginia Datre, James Watson
What You Didn't Know:
Simple and Brilliant..; 1991 Photo Teacher's Center
Town Crier:
Tribute for Chico Frankel; Annual Florida Luncheon Photos; Sad Sharings: Billy Hutnick, James Gent
May/June 2010
News:
HS Year End Party; "Small World"-Steve Rochester; National Parks Trip; HS 40th Year Reunion; Sad sharings: Virginia Datre, Linda Gibson
What You Didn't Know:
"Brentwood Connection:Lost and Found" by John Sherin
Town Crier:
Fund Raiser for Danny Calderon; Sad Sharing: Frank D'Andrea
July/August 2010
News:
Project Hope; Scholarship Winners; Vote/Cope Bulletin; RC21 Awards Luncheon; BHS Class '60 Reunion; Sheila & Letty Sustrin Newsday; Sad Sharings: Robert Lloyd, Ronnie Burr
What You Didn't Know:
Daurice Snyder Brings Dance to Brentwood Students
Town Crier: Sad Sharings:
Edwin Thompson, Ruth Bernhardt; Note from Eleanor Steffen; Grace Fishenfeld's Granddaughter sings; Jeff Goldschmidt Anniversary
2010-2011
September/October 2010
News: Letter From Brentwood Alumni Student;75th Anniversary Social Security;Sad Sharing:Jeanine Salerno, Joe Campo, Joan Young, Terrecina Nesmith; Note from Ken Gaherty; Project Solution; Health Reform Hits Main Street; Proud Mother/Dot Zuckerman
What You Didn't Know:
Town Crier:
Sad Sharing: Aram Athanasian
November/December 2010
News:
Project Hope; Miriam Massucci children's book collection ;"Haiti Now" presented by Pat Landry; Good News - Wendy Gilardi; Nick Geraci publishes novel; Sustrin sisters' new book; Sad Sharings: Pat Gemellaro, Anna DeRiggi (Vinny DeRiggi's mother)
History Project/Interviews:
 Marcy Fiore, Wally Balinski
Town Crier:

January/February 2011
News:
Nick Geraci Book Signing; Anne Mygland wins Raffle Grand Prize; Project Hope Success; Frank Spencer featured; North Middle YES program tea; Joel Ratner music program on Louis Armstrong; Sad Sharing: Ruth McCalla's husband, Erwin
What You Didn't Know:
"Let's Hear it for Hal!"
History Project/Interviews:
Florence Koehler, Ivy Rosenthal
Town Crier: Sad Sharings:
Ruth Walker, Theresa Puleo; Note from Janet Carroll; Florida Luncheon
March/April 2011
News:
Lynn Evans "Chordette"; Get well Lois Morella; Sad Sharings:Elaine Friedman, Barry Variello, Stan Yankowski, Terry Cornelius, Stan Kellner;
What You Didn't Know:
History Project/Interviews:
Town Crier:
Annual Florida Luncheon cancelled; Brentwood HS Retiree Luncheon; Sad Sharings: Stan Kellner, Ruth Walker
May/June 2011
News:
Dot Zuckerman - NYSUT NOTES "Would You Rather Be an Onion; HS Retiree Luncheon Update; Summer Fun Story Time - Sheila and Letty Sustrin; 2011 NYSUT Journalism Awards; Joe Governale Newsday column; Sad Sharings: Daniel Benitez,  Jack Sobocinski, Irene Fleischman
What You Didn't Know:
"Khaki-Green Boxes" by Chris Veech
History Project/Interviews:

Town Crier:
Sad Sharings: Marilyn Bickwid, John Segelke
July/August 2011
News:
Sheila & Letty Sustrin at Borders; John Sherin, performs at Shandon Court; Sad Sharings: Eileen Kelly's daughters Karen & Gail.
What You Didn't Know:
"Khaki-Green Boxes" by Chris Veech
History Project/Interviews:
Joseph Purcell, Franklin Spencer
Town Crier:

2011-2012
September/October 2011
News: High School Retiree Reunion;
Voter Registration; Sad Sharings:Joe Carson, Jacqueline Hartman; Wedding Announcement, Frank DiGiovanni
What You Didn't Know:
"Destination" by Jack Zuckerman; "A Hero in the Family" by John Sherin
History Project/Interviews:
Jack Zuckerman
Town Crier:
Note from Coach Marty Riger

November 2011
News: Brentwood Graduate Success Stories; Project Hope; Retirement Party Joi Garvin; Renew ROBS membership
What You Didn't Know:"Stephen Hoyte"by John Sherin
History Project/Interviews: Edward Hannan & Lynn DeSoto
Town Crier:
December 2011
News: "A Golf Score I'll Never Crow About", Joseph Governale; "Expressway: Pat-down and a Pat on the Back", Chris Veech; Renews ROBS Membership; Dot Zuckerman plans trip to Ancient World; Most Ignorant of Labor HIstory, Marianne Gruskin; Sad Sharing: Maureen Rezza
What You Didn't Know: "Free Leaves" by Donald Kubicsko;
by Donald Kubicsko
History Project/Interviews: Patricia Stuhler, Rich Curio
Town Crier: Sad sharings- Pat Leap;  Florence Mussler, daughter of Florence Corkery

January 2012
News:Brentwood HS Court Dedication; Martin Luther King Memorial; Sad Sharings: John Messbauer, Carlton Copp, Ronnie (Rodriguez) Heinley
Town Crier: Sad Sharing: Ann Mattausch

February 2012
News: President's Day Sad; Semantha Garvey's Story; Black History Month;Valentine's Day;Say No to Tier 6; Blood Donors Needed; Sharings:Clara Cannavo, Doug Lennon
What You Didn't Know: "Truth and Consequences" By Ted Morelli
Town Crier:
Where is Florence Kohler?; Sad Sharing: Gabe Gengler

March 2012
News: Retiree Art Show; ROBS Helps Community; Women's History Month; Pine Park Celebrates 50th Birthday; Sad Sharing: Shirley Walker
What You Didn't Know: "How I Came to Brentwood", Nick Siciliano
History Project/Interviews: Barbara Mascaro
Town Crier:

April 2012
News: Brentwood HS Lacrosse Stadium Dedication; The month of April; King, Kennedy and the Power of Words; Sonderling Class '82; 100th Anniversary Sinking of Titanic; Sad Sharing: Vivian Nelson
What You Didn't Know: Robert David Lion Gardner, by Vin Carnavale
History Project/Interviews: Richard Mundy, Lorraine Sopp
Town Crier: Where is Sandra Chase?

May 2012
News: Brentwood HS Retirement Reunion; Alan Alda Visits South Middle; What is Month of May; South Middle Awards Night; Sad Sharings: Cynthia Langhauser, Edward Mussler, Shirley Hodges
What You Didn't Know: "Becoming a Teacher" by Gene LaColla
History Project/Interviews: Pat Monsen
Town Crier: Where is Sandra Chase?; Sad Sharing: Vivian Gaitan-Nelson
June 2012
News: Memorial Video to Chico Frankel; ROBS Scholarship Awards presented; Sad Sharings:Annette Clark, Melenese Hamilton, Lance Lawther (husband of Patty Lawther), Marie Allen (mother of Virginia Garcia,)
What You Didn't Know: A Word to Graduates, by Millie O'Neill
History Project/Interviews: Mike Fasullo
Town Crier: Jessica Fishenfield Performs in Florence, Italy; Sad Sharings: Joseph Fiore (husband of Karen), Gerry Duff

July 2012
News: 4th July Exhibit State Capital; Affordable Care Act; Sad Sharings: George Bazata, Father of Vinnie Latella (Vincent Latella)
What You Didn't Know: "A Question of Substitution" by Ted Morelli
History Project/Interviews: Ron Pace
Town Crier: Sad Sharings: Beverly O"Neill Carpenter, Millie Fagan, Eileen Kelly
August 2012
News: ROBS Cares Contributions Needed; Sad Sharing: Myrna Serino
What You Didn't Know: Unmasking a "Fool's Agenda" by John Sherin
History Project/Interviews: Joan Lange, Beverly Carpenter
Town Crier:
2012-2013
September 2012
News: Historical Society News, Help Restore Modern Times School House, Openculture.com, Brentwood HS 2nd Annual Retirees Reunion Luncheon, Sad Sharing: Calixta Gonzalez
What You Didn't Know: "Mrs Rosenthal Will be in the Sonderling Building, by Carl Fogliano; "My Involvement With the BTA - Early Days" by Nick Siciliano
History Project/Interviews: Karen Scharf
Town Crier: Modern Times School Building - from Marty Riger
October 2012
News: Project HOPE - A Time of Giving; Featured Topic-A Weed Is A Weed; Cuban Missile Crisis - 50 Year Anniversary; ROBS Cares - Donates To Pronto; Sad Sharing: Mollietta (Poppy) Comunale,
What You Didn't Know: "The First Day of School"
by Millie O'Neill
History Project/Interviews: Evelyn Sekac
Town Crier:
November 2012
News: LI Twins Write Kids' Book Series; Disaster Relief for Superstorm Sandy; Project Hope; Note from Dean DePoy; Sad Sharing: George Keeley
What You Didn't Know: "The Paradox of Teacher Power" by John Sherin
History Project/Interviews: Ken Moss
Town Crier: Sad Sharing: Bob Binford
December 2012
News:
What You Didn't Know: "Are We Worth It?"by Nick Siciliano
History Project/Interviews: Shirley Walker Lloyd
Town Crier: Sad Sharing: Matthew Fay; A Note From Marilyn; Pay it Forward
January 2013
News: Expressway:Calling Out Dell Phones, Scourge of Our Times by Joseph Governale (Newsday); Pine Park's 50th Birthday; Sad Sharing: Elena Thomas (Ruth McCalla's sister)
What You Didn't Know: "To Invest or Not to Invest" by Ed Hannan
History Project/Interviews: Ruth Baker Bernhardt and Eleanor Baker Bazata
Town Crier: Sad Sharings: Loretta Facciarossa, Jeff Wolfe; Eileen Kelly re: Burpee Competition
February 2013
News: Brentwood Graduates' Film Receives Academy Award Nomination; Opinion Letter in Newsday - "Liberal Arts Important to Career", by Judi Weissman; "Why the School Bus Never Comes in Red or Green"- NYTimes.com
What You Didn't Know:
Bringing in the Dogs - by Tom O'Connor
History Project/Interviews: Shirley Hodges
March 2013
News:
Book Signing Sheila & Letty Sustrin; ROBS Scholarship Fund Needs Support; Honoring Anthony Felicio; Jeff Wolfe Memorial; 50th Anniversary:1963 Year With IMpact; Sad Sharing: Al Jones
What You Didn't Know:
Eulogy For Richard Simmons- By Eli Acosta
History Project/Interviews:
Ronda Brooks
Town Crier: Sad Sharing:
Eva Efron
April 2013
News:
Honoring Anthony Felicio (Including Video Interview); Jeff Wolfe Memorial; Brentwood Historical Society Honors Tony Felicio, Brentwood Schools Budget Would Cut 70 Teachers
What You Didn't Know:
Memories of WWII, By Nick Siciliano
History Project/Interviews:
Marilyn De Plaza
May 2013
News:
Jeff Wolfe Memorial
What You Didn't Know:
"Cameras in the Classroom" by Lane Filler
History Project/Interviews:
Barbara McNicholas
Town Crier:
Jessica Fishenfeld Performs in Concert
June 2013
News:
TFCU News; ROBS Scholarships 2013; HIgh Tea; Newsday articles on Teacher Evaluations and Testing
What You Didn't Know:
"Sitting Ducks" by Joseph Purcell
History Project/Interviews: Jeffrey Wolfe
Town Crier:

July/August 2013
News:
Celebrating July 4;A Bit of History in Pictures; "March on Washington" 50th Year Anniversary; AARP's in Brentwood- "You've Earned a Say"; Sad Sharing: Francis Kotch
What You Didn't Know: "Happy Birthday USA" by Bill Lane
History Project/Interviews:
Dr. Herb Laub
Town Crier:

2013-2014
September 2013
News:
Longtime Coach - Clem Stancik; ROBS Welcomes New Retirees; 9/11 Attacks; "My Refuge When Cancer Showed Up" by Joseph Governale; New STAR Registration Rules; Hispanic Heritage Month
What You Didn't Know:
Are You Curious About What You Read Online
History Project/Interviews:
Peter Cerullo
Town Crier:
Brentwood HS 50th Class Reunion
October 2013
News:
Register for NY State STAR; NYSUT Regional Conference; October 24, Food Day; Sad Sharing: Ida Donald
What You Didn't Know:
Social Justice Efforts Critical to Union's Mission
History Project/Interviews:
William Lane
Town Crier
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November 2013
News: Brentwood Historical Society Membership;Remembering John F. Kennedy; Gas LInes Evoke Memories of OIl Crisis in the 70's; In Memory of Melenese Hamilton; Join the ROBS Wrap Party; Sad Sharing: Agnes Andwood
What You Didn't Know:
Social Justice Efforts Critical to Union's Mission
History Project/Interviews:
David Martz
Town Crier:
Understanding Medicare Summary Notices; Sad Sharing: Bob Hoppey
December 2013
News:
Join the ROBS Wrap Party; Project HOPE; Annual HIgh School Musical; Sad Sharings: Ann Dougherty; Gilda Mantin
What You Didn't Know:
Social Justice Efforts Critical to Union's Mission
History Project/Interviews:
Ruth Rosenthal
Town Crier:
Empire Plan Medical Rx Program
January 2014
News: Sad Sharings:Thomas O'Connor, Andrew Ingordo,Eileen Sullivan; Annual High School Musical; Honoring Ivy Rosenthal; White House 2013-Year in Photos; Retiree Council Action Alert
What You Didn't Know: National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month; Jan. 20 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
History Project/Interviews: Evelyn Vannoy
Town Crier: Sad Sharings: Dr. Albert Goldman, Chuck Calderaro, Jane Lemoine; Brentwood Athletic Office Great News
February 2014
News: Retiree Council Action Alert; Congratulations Ellen Edelstein; Sad Sharings: Elaine Cucciniello, Carol Herzog
What You Didn't Know: Social Justice Efforts Critical to Union's Mission
History Project/Interviews: Raymond Scheele
Town Crier:
March 2014
News: Support ROBS Scholarship Fund; Sad Sharings:Florence Patte Koehler, Mary Bonner (Barbara McNicholas's mom)
What You Didn't Know: Social Justice Efforts Critical to Union's Mission
History Project/Interviews: Peter DiMento
Town Crier:
April 2014
News: "A Note From Nick"; ROBS Scholarship Fund; Sad Sharings: Roy Horne, Alan Lazarus
What You Didn't Know: Social Justice Efforts Critical to Union's Mission
History Project/Interviews: Martin Efron
Town Crier:
May 2014
News: Newsday column- Joseph Governale; Happy Mother's Day; RC21 Award's Luncheon; Brentwood HS interesting facts; May - Older Americans Month; Sad Sharing - John Galaris
What You Didn't Know: Social Justice Efforts Critical to Union's Mission
History Project/Interviews: Alma Murray
Town Crier:
June 2014
News:
D-Day - Then and Now; Disabilities Awareness Day; The History of Father's Day; Maya Angelou Remembered; 1964 Civil Rights Movement; SOLO Art Exhibit.- E. Lipkins; Music The Universal Language-Randi Fishenfeld; 50 Junes to remember; Sad Sharings: Dot Zuckerman, Mina Lynch, Carmine Puleo
What You Didn't Know: LGBT Pride Month, World Day Against Child Labor
History Project/Interviews:
Hank Salerno
Town Crier:
Sad Sharing: Dorothy Zuckerman
July 2014
News:
RC21 Awards Luncheon; 50 Years Service - Gerry Cohen; Moon Landing 4 years ago; Understanding Social Security; WWI Centennial; Sad Sharing: Tom Veryzer
What You Didn't Know:
July 4; What happened in history in July; Myths about American Flag; All About July
History Project/Interviews:
Dot Zuckerman
Town Crier:

August 2014
News:
2014 ROBS Scholarship Awards; What Election Season Means for Education; Renew ROBS Memebership2014-15
What You Didn't Know:
What happened in history in August; All About August
History Project/Interviews: Dot Zuckerman
Town Crier:
2014-2015
September 2014
News: Renew ROBS Memebership2014-15; Welcome New Retirees; Brentwood Rotary Women of the Year - Donna Keller and Ann Schnal; Eric DeRiggi Fund Raiser; 150th Anniversary Renaming Brentwood; This is What Teaching is all About; Sad Sharings: Cheryl Castano's mother; Barbara Sergi's husband ;Donna Marie Ragonese-Gaston
What You Didn't Know:
What happened in history in September; All About September
History Project/Interviews: Dot Zuckerman
Town Crier:
Sad Sharing: Caster Howard's mother
October 2014
News: Dot Zuckerman Scholarship Fund; Note from Kevin Coyne, Pres. BTA; Ebola:What You Need to Know; Ready Suffolk Household Preparedness Guide
What You Didn't Know:
Historical People and Events for October; Bizarre and Unique Holidays; October in History
History Project/Interviews:
Marge Kirschner
Town Crier:
Sad Sharing: Ethel Carter
November 2014
News:
Suffolk County Historian Speaks to ROBS; A Bridge to Tomorrow:ROBS General Meeting 9*5/14; Sad Sharing: Beverly Bienemann, Eleanor Bazata; Shaila and Letty Sustrin Launch Their Latest Book
What You Didn't Know:
Historical People and Events for November; Bizarre and Unique Holidays; November in History
History Project/Interviews:
Town Crier:

December 2014
News: Vicki Regan Retirement; Who Are They - Archived Photos
What You Didn't Know: TED Talk:Are We Failing Our Students - Dr. Noguera
History Project Interview: Dick Carey
Town Crier:
January 2015
News: What's In a Photo - Herzogs; Brentwood Students Send Thank You Notes to COPS;Martin Luther King Jr. His Life and Legacy; Sad Sharing: Miriam Massucci
What You Didn't Know :Historical People and Events for January, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, January in History
History Project Interview: Chris Veech
Town Crier: Sad Sharing:Rev. Jose Manuel Benitez, father of Cris Benitez
February 2015
News: Sad Sharings:Mary Jo Gallo, George Catandella, Dr. Joel Ratner, Thomas DeRosa; NYSUT Celebrates Black History Month
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for February, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, February in History
History Project Interview: Thomas O'Conner
Town Crier:
March 2015
News: Sad Sharing:Joel Ratner; Vickie Regan Retirement; ROBS Membership Reminder; NY Failing Schools; Tuskegee Airman Visits Brentwood HS; Rallies Regarding Public Education
What You Didn't Know:
Historical People and Events for March, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, March in History
History Project Interview: Michael DeBellis
Town Crier:
April 2015
News: Take Action; Save the Date - History Project; Where's the Joy - Take Action; Sad Sharing: Peggy Bloom
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for April, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, April in History
History Project Interview: Claudia DeBellis
Town Crier:
May 2015
News: Save the Date: ROBS History Project Program
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for May, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, May in History
History Project Interview:
None
Town Crier:
June 2015
News: ROBS History Project Program; Retiree Happy Hour - Spec. Ed. Dept.; News From the Alliance for Retired Americans
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for June, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, June in History
History Project Interview: Harriet Helman
Town Crier:
July-August 2015
News: RC21 Awards Luncheon; "The LIttle School House That Couldn't"; ROBS Scholarship Winners; Sad Sharing: Verne Gatewood
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for July & August, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, July & August in History
History Project Interview: Helen DeBellis
Town Crier:
2015-2016
September 2015
News: Renew ROBS membership; Music Comes to ROBS on October 2; News from the Brentwood Historical Society; Get Your Retiree Interview DVD; Mark Nizewitz Hospitalized; Sad Sharings: Marabeth Criscione, Marie Cohen
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for September, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, September in History
History Project Interview: Jim Nanos
Town Crier:
October 2015
News: ROBS Welcomes New Retirees at First Meeting; 2015 Project Hope; Renew Your ROBS Membership; Sad Sharings: Sheila Sustrin, Doug Walters
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for October, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, October in History
History Project Interview: Florence Corkery
Town Crier: Brentwood HS 2nd Hall of Fame Induction
November 2015
News: Musical Performance at ROBS Meeting Oct.2; Sad Sharing:Tony DeMarco
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for November, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, November in History
History Project Interview: Letty and Sheila Sustrin
December 2015
News: Sad Sharings: Anthony DeMarco, Kay Dillian, Eileen A. Kelly, Parents of Melanie Schlumpf'; "Teachers are Amazing"; "Save the Modern Times Schoolhouse"; "Gary Mintz 21st Annual 5K run"
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for December, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, December in History
History Project Interview: Richard Edwards
January 2016
News: Save the Modern Times Schoolhouse; Eileen Kelly Memorial
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for January, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, January in History
History Project Interview: Edith Filosa
February 2016
News: Sad sharings: Lynn Prass, Ciro (Gerry) DeRosa; Brentwood Music Dept. Production, Amy Leftenent on TV
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for February, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, February in History
History Project Interview: Ray Cuneen
March 2016
News: Sad Sharing: Daryl Spahn (Claudia DeBellis' step son); Book Signing Letty Sustrin; Trip to Milan
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for March, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, March in History
History Project Interview: Vincent Carnevale
April 2016
News: Sad Sharings: William Lapp, Beula (Vincent) Perry, Dolores A. Herrmann; Donating Blood, Barnes & Noble Book Fair; Thank You from Claudia DeBellis
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for April, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, April in History
History Project Interview: Harriet Pepine
May 2016
News: Donating Blood; Brentwood Historical Society Fund Raiser; Sad Sharing: Haskell (Hal) Paster
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for May, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, May in History
History Project Interviews: Kate Corkery
June 2016
News: A New Member of Sustrin Family; ROBS Cares; Join Us at Ducks Game
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for June, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, June in History
History Project Interview: Cal Fornwald
July/August 2016t
News:
2016 ROBS Scholarship Awards; A Notice from Grace Fishenfeld; ROBS Membership Renewal; Sad Sharings: Peggy Lynch (Mary Beth's sister), Daurice Snyder
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for July & August, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, July & August in History
History Project Interview: Anita Silverman
2016-2017
September 2016
News: ROBS Meeting Welcome New Retirees; Renew ROBS membership; Jo Geluso Recognized for Her Poetry; NYSARA Conference; Brentwood HS 2016 Retiree Reunion
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for September, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, September in History
History Project Interview
: Bernard Lebron
October 2016
:
News: Brentwood Historical Society Raffle; Project Hope; Kudos Susan Rubenstein Demasi; ROBS Membership Renewal; Sad Sharings: James Canale, Janice Thorkelsen
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for October, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, October in History
History Project Interview: Elmon Kazandjian
November 2016
News: Renew ROBS Membership; Sad Sharing:Richard Murphy (Lee 's husband)
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for November, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, November in History
History Project Interview: Phyllis Baumann
December 2016
News: Sad Sharings: John Barone, Louis Bartolotti, Judy Curran, Marion Carroll, Joseph Churchillo (Nancy's Husband);Former Superintendent turns 100 - Louis Nannini
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for December, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, December in History
History Project Interview:Mercedes Wharton
January/February 2017
News: Brentwood Student Interviewed in Newsday - Diego Montez; Sad Sharings: Ann Schnal, Yvette Zimmerman, Mike Bannon. Patricia Nanos, Gail Kirkham;
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for January, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, January in History
History Project Interview: Kathleen Williams-Ging
March 2017
News: Brentwood Teacher Publishes New Book - Andy Caruso; ROBS March Meeting
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for March, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, March in History
History Project Interview: Cheryl Castano
April 2017
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for April, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, April in History
History Project Interview: Kenin McNIcholas
May 2017
News: Sad Sharing: Bill Lown
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for May, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, May in History
History Project Interview : Charles Goehring
June 2017
News: The Future of ROBS; Sad Sharing: Vivian Kemp
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for June, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, June in History
History Project Interview: Ruth McCalla
July/August 2017
News: 2017 Scholarship Awards; Sad Sharings:Maddi Dwyer, Grace Mauro, Joseph Hallam; Newsday Article - Chris Veech; Become a Literacy Volunteer; Vote No Constirutional Converntion
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for July and August, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, July and August in History
History Project Interview: Kitty Hayes
2017-2018
September 2017
News: Sad Sharing: Ivy Rosenthal; Letty Sustrin Book Signing; BHS Retirement Reunion; ROBS Membership Renewal
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for September, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, September in History
History Project Interview: Eli Acosta
October 2017
News: Renew ROBS Membership; Sad Sharings:Tim Embree, Josie Rashkin, Joyse Trespel, Barbara Callan; Book Reading by Letty Sustrin; ROBS Cares Book Donations; Vote No Constitutional Convention
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for October, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, October in History
History Project Interview: Maddy Dwyer
November 2017
News:
What You Didn't Know: Historical People and Events for November, Bizarre and Unique Holidays, November in History
History Project: Estele Hoyt
Photo Gallery
History Project - Interviews
Posted 2007-2008
ROBS Meetings & Functions 2007-08
    
 Exec Board Members - Fall '05 General Meeting
     RC21- Luncheon 2007
     Exec Board Meeting - J. Zuckerman & M. Kirchner
     Holiday Luncheon - Dec. 7, 2007
     ROBS Scholarship Winners 2007-08

Gae Grabluski - Photography Exhibit 2/08, Memorial 6/08
Nick Siciliano's Retirement -1993
Honoring Joe Campo - January 18,2008
Holiday Wrap Party - Dec 2007
Members Photo Album - 2007-08
New Year's Breakfast - January 25, 2008
ROBS Luncheon - June 6, 2008

Posted 2008-2009
ROBS Meetings and Functions
    First General Meeting 9/12
     General Meting 10/3 - Arboretum
     RC21 Election Phone Bank
     General Meeting Nov.7
     General Meeting 3/6 - Steve Rochester
     General Meeting 4/3 - Sustrin Book Signing
     Chico Frankel Video-taped Interview 6/3
ROBS Member Photos Posted 2008-09
     The Snapper Inn - December 17, 2008 - John Sherin
ROBS Holiday Luncheon December 5, 2008
ROBS Holiday Wrap Party - December 10, 2008
Brentwood School District Nurses Album
New Year's Breakfast - Honoring Caesar Trunzo - January 8, 2009
The 2009 New York Teacher Journalism Awards - 6/09
Ivy Rosenthal Honored H.S. Athletic Awards Dinner 6/10/09

Posted 2009-2010
ROBS Meetings and Functions
    First General Meeting 9/11 - Welcome New Members
     General Meting 10/2 - "Remember Yesteryears" Mindy Skura
     NYSUT Retiree Conference 11/11- Watermill
     General Meeting 4/16/10
     General Meeting 5/107/10 - History Project - Moments to Remember
     RC21 Awards Luncheon 6/22 - Journalism & Community Service Awards
ROBS Member Photos Posted 09-10
     Paula Moor's Trip to Egypt
     Brentwood Florida Luncheon March 5, 2010
     Social Studies Department Breakfast Aug 4, 2010
Memorial to Bob "Chico" Frankel 4/6/10
ROBS Holiday Luncheon 12/3/09
ROBS New Year's Breakfast January 8, 2010

Posted 2010-2011
ROBS Meetings and Functions 2010-11
General Meeting 11/5/10 - "Haiti Now" Pat Landry
ROBS Holiday Luncheon - 12/3/10
Holiday Wrap Party 12/7/10
General Meeting 3/4/11 - "Eye Care" - Vivian Renta, OD
General Meeting 4/1/11 - Linda Wood-Hoyte, Personal Trainer
ROBS Luncheon - June 4, 2011

Posted 2011-2012
ROBS Meetings and Functions 2011-12
High Tea 9/21/11
Gen Meeting 10/7/11 Guest Speaker Steve Rochester "Brentwood Graduates Success Stories"
General Meeting 11/4/11 ROBS 20th Year Anniversary Celebration
General Meeting 3/2/12 Brentwood Retirees Art Expo
Gen Meeting 4/13/12 Dr. Beryl Dorsett "Experience in Ghana and Other World Countries
Herbs and Flowers 6/7/12 Bayport Flower House
ROBS Breakfast - 1/6/12
ROBS Luncheon 6/1/12
Brentwood High School Retirees Reunion - 9/7/11

Posted 2012-2013
ROBS Meetings and Functions 2012-13
General Meeting - 7/14/12 Welcome New Members
Holiday Luncheon - 12/7/12 Grill 454
General Meeting - 4/5/13 Book Reading/Signing by Letty & Sheila Sustrin
High Tea at Hidden Oaks - 5/8/13
Herbs and Flowers Event - 6/4/13
Bayport Flower House  
Jeff Wolfe Memorial - 4/24/13

Posted 2013-2014
ROBS Meetings & Functions 2013-14
General Meeting - 9/13/13 Welcome New Members 
General Meeting 10/4/13 "Protecting and Preserving Your Wealth During Retirement"
High Tea - 10/16/13 The Secret Garden
General Meeting 11/1/13 "Reducing Stress Through Meditation"
RC21 Awards Luncheon 6/17/14
Melenese Hamilton Memorial Dedication 11/19/13
Ivy Ramsey Rosenthal Renaming Ceremony of Ross Tennis Courts 2/1/14

Posted 2014-2015
ROBS Meetings & Functions 2014-15
General Meeting - September 5, 2014 - Welcome New Members
High Tea - October 22, 2014
Holiday Luncheon - December 5, 2014 - San Marco Ristorante
New Year Breakfast - January 9, 2015 - Candlelight Diner
General Meeting - April 10, 2015 - "Bake-less Desserts" - Maria Canale
General Meeting - May 8, 2015 - History Project Celebration
End of Year Luncheon - June 5, 2015 - Captain Bill's
Retiree Council 21 Awards Luncheon - June 23, 2015
Brentwood High School Scholarship Night - May 20, 2015
Posted 2015-2016
ROBS Meetings & Functions 2015-16
General Meeting - September 9, 2015 - Welcome New Members
General Meeting- October 2, 2015 - Long Island Classic Jazz Ensemble
RC21Annual Welcome New Retiree Brunch - October 22, 2015
Holiday Luncheon - December 4, 2015 - San Marco Ristorante
High Tea - December 9, 2015 - Old Westbury Gardens
General Meeting - March 4, 2016 Book Reading and Signing - Letty Sustrin
General Meeting - April 1, 2016 - Brentwood High School Choral Group Performance
Brentwood High School Awards Night - May 25, 2016
End of Year Luncheon - June 3, 2065 - Butera's, Sayville, NY
Executive Board Luncheon - August 18, 2016 - Spuntino, St. James
Retiree Council 21 Awards Luncheon -
Posted 2016-2017
ROBS Meetings & Functions 2016-17
Eli Acosta - Science
Ruth Baker Bernhardt and Eleanor Baker Bazata
- Clericals
Wally Balinski
- Music - Northeast Elementary, West Middle
Phyllis Baumann
- Home Economics
Ronda Brooks - Social Worker
Dick Carey - Science
Vincent Carnevale
- Social Studies
Beverly Carpenter - Special Education
Cheryl Castano - Math
Peter Cerullo - Music Teacher/Dept. Head
Florence Corkery - Elementary Education
Kate Corkery - Administration
Ray Cuneen - Social Studies
Rich Curio - Physical Education - Twin Pines, PIne Park
Claudia DeBellis - Special Education
Michael DeBellis - Administration
Marilyn DePlaza - ESL, Spanish
Lynn Desoto - Nurse - North Elementary
Peter DiMento - Administration
Maddy Dwyer -
Elementary Teacher
Richard Edwards - English
Martin Efron - Social Studies
Mike Fasullo - Assistant Superintendent
Anthony Felicio - School Board President
Edith Filosa - Nurse
Marcy Fiore -
Kindergarten - Kindergarten Center
Cal Fornwald
- English
Charles Goehring
- Athletic Director
Edward Hannan - English - Ross and Sonderling HS
Kitty Hayes -
Elementary Education
Harriet Helman - English and Reading Teacher
Shirley Hodges - English
Estele Hoyt - Socail Worker
Marge Kirschner - Guidance
Florence Koehler - Elementary (1933-1968)
William Lane - Social Studies
Joan Lange - Administration
Dr. Herb Laub - History, Economics, English
Bernard LeBron - ESL
David Martz - Administration
Barbara Mascaro - Librarian - Freshman Center - East Kindergarten
Ruth McCalla - Elementary Ed
Barbara McNicholas - English & Reading
Kevin McNicholas - Administration
Pattie Monsen - English
Ken Moss - English
Rick Mundy - Biology - High School
Alma Murray - Music
Jim Nanos - Science
Thomas O'Conner - History
Ron Pace - Music Teacher
Harriet Pepine - Elementary Teacher
Joseph Purcell - English, Spanish, Librarian - Ross High School
Ivy Rosenthal - Physical Education - Elementary and Secondary
Ruth Rosenthal - Administration
Hank Salerno - Reading, Library, Media Instruction
Karen Scharf - Administration
Evelyn Sekac - Clerical
Raymond Sheele - Elementary Education
Anita Silverman - Clerical
Lorraine Sopp - Art - District Coordinator
Franklin Spencer -H.S. Science - Attendance - Special Services
Patricia Stuhler - Special Education - Oak Park
Letty and Sheila Sustrin - Elementary Education
Evelyn Vannoy - Attendance

Chris Veech - English
Shirley Walker Lloyd - Speech
Mercedes Wharton - Social Studies
Kathleen Williams-Ging - ESL and Spanish
Jeffrey Wolfe - Social Studies & Psychology
Dorothy Zuckerman - Elementary Education
Jack Zuckerman - English, History - High School - BTA President





















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