Ilion High School

Class of 1993

Alumni News

1993 Ilion Yearbook


Digitized Class Yearbook....

93 In the I of the Beholder Mirror from the New York Heritage digital Ilion Free Public Library Yearbooks collection. Link opens in new browser tab. (added March 26, 2021)


Class History....

Now everything you wanted to know about the IHS Class of 1993 is at your published in the 1993 Mirror Class History.


Class Roster....

Class Roster, Officers and Honor Students, as published in the "The Mirror 1993", are available on the 1993 Class Roster page. (added September 23, 2022).


Class Historical Newspaper Articles....

     Newspaper articles about the IHS Class of 1993 (added March 15, 2020)


Class of 1993 - 30th Class Reunion Reminder

To all members of the IHS Class of 1993 - your classmates are looking for you, so please respond. The 30 year reunion is being organized and you are wanted. Please contact Missy Burns with a text to 315-868-4352. This event will be held on August 5th at Cacciatores and you can Venmo her your money. Please contact her now so arrangements can be made for enough people. (July 22, 2023)


Class of 1993 - 30th Class Reunion

Melissa (VanValkenburg) Burns posted
Tickets for reunion will be $30 for individual and$50 for couples. Cash bar. Menu is Riggies, greens, garlic pizza, meatballs, sausage and peppers and salad. It's getting close!!
To all members of the IHS Class of 1993, 1992, 1994, 1995 etc. -
The IHS Class of 1993 is celebrating their 30 year reunion and you are invited also. Please contact Missy (VanValkenburg) Burns with a text to 315-868-4352. This event will be held on August 5th at Cacciatores and you can Venmo her your money. Please contact her now so arrangements can be made for enough people.
Decided to make this an IHS reunion for 1993 and surrounding classes! Please feel free to share with IHS alums in the surrounding classes! (1992, 1994, 1995 etc.) who are also invited to get a ticket and join us! $30 per person, $50 per couple! (August 7, 2023)


25 Year Reunion Plans.....

Are there any plans for a 25th reunion this year?

If so, please send reunion info to Mario Rivero, email. (February 11, 2018)


10 Year Reunion Plans.....

"Recently I sent out an official invitation to the 10 Year Reunion via email. If you did not receive one, please email me asap and I will get one out to you. For all those interested, the reunion will be taking place November 29th from 6 to 11pm at the Elk's Club. There will be a buffet dinner as well as a cash bar and tickets will be $15 at the door. Also, Mr. Krenichyn has graciously offered to arrange to have the high school open for us that afternoon so that we may take a tour. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at email. Hope to see everyone there!" - Gina Fimmano Pfleegor (October 8, 2003)

"Hello again. The Class of 1993 reunion will tentatively be held Thanksgiving weekend, rather than Columbus Day weekend, due to lack of planning on my part. Gina Fimmano (Pfleegor) will be sending out invitations and information. I will not be able to attend :(. Please update your calendars and update Gina on your email address and home address, via email. If you cannot send it to her, send it to me and I will forward it. Sorry for the mix up." - Jodi Ganey (September 29, 2003)

Jodi Ganey
32 Bacon Street Apartment E
Waltham, MA 02451
(781) 373-2472


Jerry Walsh "CakeEater Classic" Memorial Golf Tournament

"My Dad, Jerry Walsh, was a 1966 graduate of Ilion High School. Unfortunately, he passed away on August 13, 2008 after a 15 month battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Our family has decided to hold a golf tournament in his memory to benefit ALS of Utica for patient/family care and national research. We invite all Ilion alumni to join us on Sunday May 31 at Hidden Valley Golf Club in Whitesboro. For more information please call Carol Walsh at 894-9115 or email or visit our website at We hope to see as many alumni as possible. It is our hope that we can save other families from experiencing such a painful loss due to this horrible disease." Chris Walsh (May 5, 2009)



Heidi Beth Larson, IHS 1993, of New Haven, CT passed away at the age of 45 on Tuesday, July 7. She was born on June 27, 1975 to the late Kenneth Larson and Barbara (Coombs) Larson in New Hartford, NY. She graduated from Ilion Central School District in 1993, attended college at Fredonia State, and completed her degree in Dietetics from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. She completed her internship at the University of Connecticut. She dedicated 17 years as a Registered Dietitian at Yale New Haven Hospital, and truly loved her profession, the people it introduced her to, and the impact they made in each other's lives. To know Heidi is to know a vibrant, loving, and intelligent individual. She saw the very best in the people she loved and worked with, often going out of her way to do things for others or remember a detail about their lives. Heidi loved to travel and explore the world near and far with her treasured children and loved ones. She loved camping, hiking, and recent trips to Paris, Yosemite, Zion, and Grand Canyon National Parks. Heidi treasured Beach Week in Rhode Island with her extended family each summer. She loved and appreciated her time in nature, had a love for animals, and chose to be a vegetarian for over 20 years. In recent years, Heidi developed a passion for genealogy. Building relationships through social media, she reconnected with cousins in Sweden and hosted three of her cousins in her home. As a Larson, Heidi loved her Chicago Bears. She treasured her pilgrimage to Solider Field with her sister, aunt, and uncle to witness the Bears beat the Rams in Dec 2018. Music and Art were a big part of Heidi's life, she loved creating art with her children, visiting museums and attending concerts. Heidi cherished her children, Olivia Nardone, Kenny Nardone, and Teddy Nardone. She is also survived by her significant other, Jamie Baldwin, her former spouse Corey Nardone, her mother Barbara Larson, siblings Kenneth Larson, Holly Garlock, Tracy Squatrito, Paul Larson, and Rebecca Larson, her aunts and uncles, Andrea Larson, William Larson, Edward and Marilyn Coombs and Patricia Coombs, her nieces, and many cousins. Heidi' s name brings a smile to those who knew her. Her generous, loving heart will be missed by so many. In light of community safety, friends will be invited to a Celebration of Life for Heidi at a future date to be announced. A service with attendance limited to her family will take place Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7:00PM. Friends are invited to view a live stream of the service. The Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton has been entrusted with her arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged for the Nardone Children Education & Wellbeing through (July 18, 2020)


Donald 'Don' W. Crimmins III, age 33, of 122 Second St., Ilion died unexpectedly Sunday, March 30, 2008. He was born on March 5, 1975, in Syracuse, the son of Donald W. Crimmins II and Louise Ann (Waryas) Crimmins and graduated from Ilion High School in 1993. He was employed as a sales rep at Marcy Carpet Outlet and previously had been a commercial flooring installer for Syracuse Flooring. Survivors include his father and step-mother Donald W. Crimmins II and Carrie Dygert of Ilion, paternal grandmother Sue Crimmins of Herkimer, his mother Louise Stefanko of Indiana, his maternal grandfather Harvey Pederson of Liverpool, N.Y.; two sons, Andrew 'Drew' Crimmins of Utica, and Donald 'Diddy' Crimmins IV of Ilion; two sisters, Carrie Crimmins and her friend Johnnie Ocean of Long Beach, CA, and Kelly Cirelli and her husband Vincent of Mohawk; three brothers, Dale Dygert Jr. of Herkimer, and Duane and Jason Dygert of Ilion, two nieces, Kaitlyn and Kierstin Paracka, several aunts, uncles, cousins, and special friends, Jaime Boyd, Randy McCaw, Bob and Beck Knoblauch, and many other close friends. Funeral services will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at the Applegate-Day and Enea Family Funeral Home, 102 West St., Ilion, with Father Alfred Lamanna officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours are Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Anyone wishing to share a memory of "Don Don" or add to his online memorial may go to www. on the Internet. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, contributions may be made at the special memorial fund for the benefit of his sons. Special envelopes are available at the Applegate-Day and Enea Family Funeral Home, Ilion. (Apr 13, 2008)


Golden Bombers Buzz WebSite.....

John Scialdo, Teacher, email, Buckingham , VA, re-registered. (Oct 3, 2010)

Jason Brownrigg, email, from Farmingville, NY, sent news. (Aug 15, 2008)

"Just dropping by to say hi, hope all is well with everybody, and if anyone is in the New York City, I am there everyday drop me a line, I work in Union Square making Sky Scrapers....well drawing them at least... you can reach me at 24/ technology...and for the love of god can someone else post a comment so I am not the only one I think the last one is from 2005...."

"My wife Nicole (Tanner) and I welcomed our baby girl Marisol Annette on February 4th. Our little princess weighted 7lbs,14oz and was 19 inches long. We are still living in the Albany area and both working in the health care industry."

Alicia Laymon Ferdula, from Colorado Springs, CO, email, sent news. (Aug 15, 2008)

"I am sure half of you if not all of you know that I got divorced in October 2007. I still reside in Colorado Springs, CO and I love it here. I met a great guy and we have been together over a year now and things are going great. I would love to hear from old classmates to see how they are doing. Keep in touch."

Courtney Burger, email, Herkimer, NY, sent news. (Aug 15, 2008)

"On March 7, 2008 I had a healthy baby boy named David Richard. He weighed 6 pounds 3 ounces and was 19 inches long. It is great to be a new mother. He joins his canine brother Ripken at home. I hope everyone is doing well!"

Jim Crocker, Sr. Engineer with Qwest, email, Rochester, NY, re-registered. (June 6, 2008)

Gina Fimmano Pfleegor, email, from Corning, NY, sent news. (Jun 6, 2008)

'Hi everyone! I just wanted to share the exciting news of the birth of our daughter, Emma James, on March 27, 2008. Our beautiful baby girl weighed 5 lbs, 12 oz (the little peanut!), was 19" long and healthy as can be! We're so excited to have her in our life! Matt and I still live in Corning and would love to hear from old Ilion friends!'

Brenda Sterling Donahue, Parent Involvement Manager, email, from Ilion, NY, re-registered. (Jan 26, 2008)

Corlista Urtz Jacquays, email, from Ilion, NY, sent news. (Oct 26, 2007)

"Jamey (also 93) and I moved back to Ilion in 2005, and are enjoying the slower pace of the small town life! Jamey is a Pharmaceutical Sales rep, and I am still working as an Environmental Engineer for the same chemical manufacturing plant outside of Albany, though only part-time from home these days. We have two little boys, Sam and Tommy, expecting our third child in March 2008. We share the neighborhood with other 93 classmates and are enjoying watching all of our kids grow up together! Take care..."

Bob Lane, Market Research/Business Development, from Fonda, NY, email, re-registered. (Sept 22, 2007)

Hallie Rawson, from Astoria, NY, email, re-registered. (Sept 22, 2007)

Jonathan Marenfeld, GIS/CAD Technician, email, from Tucson, AZ, re-registered. (June 27, 2007)

Theresa Romanelli, email, from Cortland, NY, sent news. (Feb 15, 2007)

"Hi to the class of 1993. Just an update on what I have been up to. I live in Staten Island working as a lead teacher in a preschool. I have been there for 6 yrs. I graduated from Oneonta in 2000 with a bachelors. I plan(one day) to get my masters. Hope to hear from old friends. If you would like to reach me --- email. Take care..." - Theresa Romanelli

Chris Murphy, email, Charlotte, NC, sent news. (Nov 5, 2006)

"What's going on everyone? Stumbled on this site. This is hilarious. I moved to Charlotte about 6 years ago. I got sick of shoveling snow so I packed the car and left. I currently work for Johnson and Johnson (yes the band aid people) coordinating surgeries for the company's orthopedic division. We cover virtually every hospital inNorth and South Carolina. I was promoted to operations manager last year. I'll beheading to Jamaica in December to get married. Congratulations to you all on,careers, marriages and your children."

Rudy Gadziala, Network Manager, United Behavioral Health, email, from Albany, NY, registered. (Sept 14, 2006)

Stacy Fitzgerald Pavia, Delray Beach, FL, email sent news. (July 14, 2006)

"Mike and I welcomed our first child on November 10, 2005, Sophia Rose Pavia. She is so beautiful and has so much hair. She is only 7 months old and has had 3 haircuts already! I love being a mom! I work at JFK Medical Center in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Department. I still visit my family and friends in Ilion every year. Looking forward to the next reunion. Take Care!"

Nicole Tanner Gadziala, Health Care Manager, email, Albany, NY, registered in the directory. (May 18, 2006)

Michael Brien, certified nurse anesthetist, email, from Ilion, NY, re-registered. (May 19, 2006)

Tammy Hagan Griffiths, Nurse in Hamilton, email, from West Winfield, NY, re-registered. (April 5, 2006)

David Haggerty, Teacher, email, from Fayetteville, NC, sent news. (Jan 7, 2006)

"I am currently an Assistant Principal at Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville, NC".

Karen Klippel Deon, email, from Palatine Bridge, NY, sent news. (Oct 3, 2005)

"On Sept. 5, 2005 my husband and I welcomed our beautiful daughter into the world. Alexis Katherine Deon was born,two weeks early, at 9:19pm and weighed 6lbs. 11 1/4 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long. She's an adorable addition to our combined family!"

Jennifer White , overnight stocker, email, from Ocala, FL, registered. (Jan 8, 2005)

Christine Burling, Deputy Director of Communications and Marketing, email, Rensselaer, NY, re-registered. (May 22, 2004)

Cathy Catalina , email, Herkimer, NY, sent news. (October 8, 2003)

"Hello everyone, it's been a long time. I'm still around here, working at Rite Aid Pharmacy as an Assistant Manager, enjoying life."

Ryan Shepherd, Health & Physical Education Teacher, email, from Buffalo, NY, re-registered. (September 29, 2003)

Jerry Walsh, Assistant News Director - WKTV Utica, email, from New Hartford, NY re-registered. (September 29, 2003)

Corlista Urtz Jacquays, Environmental Engineer, email, from Albany, NY, re-registered. (September 29, 2003)

Jason Cacciatore, Sales Under Writer, email, from Ilion, NY, re-registered. (September 29, 2003)

Lori Donahue, waitress/cook, email, from Mohawk, NY, re-registered. (August 7, 2003)

Alicia Ferdula Layman, Shift Supervisor, email, from Frankfort, NY, is looking for information on the 10 year reunion. (July 27, 2003)

Andrea Watkins Donahue, Spanish teacher at IHS, email, from Ilion, NY, re-registered. (July 18, 2003)

Heather Boucher Zieno, Teacher/student, email, from Ilion, NY, registered. (July 13, 2003)

Lori Donahue, Waitress/Cook, email, from Mohawk, NY, re-registered. (May 29, 2003)

Kelly Taylor Terry, email, Whitesboro, NY, re-registered. (May 29, 2003)

Julie Snyder, a Nurse, from Ilion, NY, email, registered. (April 3, 2003)

Steven Fowler, Military, from Manassas, VA, email, re-registered. (April 3, 2003)

Suzette Applegate Baker, email, from Chapel Hill, NC, re-registered. (March 3, 2003)

Gina Fimmano, high school art teacher, email, Corning, NY, sent news. (March 3, 2003)

"My fiancée, Matt Pfleegor, and I will be getting married July 19th of this year! And Emily Krenichyn will be a bridesmaid! :)"

Karen Klippel, email, from Palatine Bridge, NY, is planning an Oct.2004 wedding. (February 8, 2003)

Noel Ames, Deputy Sheriff, email, from Ilion, NY, re-registered in the directory. (December 25, 2002)

Lauren Greene Traut, teacher, email, from Thorndale, PA, re-registered. (December 21, 2002)

Mario Rivero, Banking, email, from New York, NY, registered. (December 3, 2002)

Ashley Hendrix, Credit Card Fraud, email, from Buffalo, NY, re-registered. (November 5, 2002)

Kenneth Mocko, email, from Las Vegas, NV, signed the Guestbook. (October 6, 2002)

"Just found the web-site and would like to say Hello to everyone."

Jamey Jacquays, Account Manager, email, from Albany, NY, re-registered. (September 26, 2002)

Jason Bullis, email, Ilion, NY, re-registered. (September 16, 2002)

Jodi Ganey, Teacher, email, Fort Forest Hills, NY, re-registered. (September 16, 2002)

Derek Brewer, artist management, email,Severn, MD, re-registered. (August 4, 2002)

Nicole Tanner, Practice Administrator, email, from Albany, NY, re-registered. (July 9, 2002)

Tammy Hagen Griffiths, registered nurse in OB, email, from West Winfield, NY, re-registered. (July 5, 2002)

Theresa White Kabot, homeschool Mom, email, West Leyden, NY, registered. (June 22, 2002)

Corlista Urtz, Environmental Engineer, email sent news. (May 2, 2002)

"Jamey Jacquays (also '93) and I got engaged on April 20, 2002, planning a Spring 2003 wedding. Jamey and I have recently relocated to Albany from Raleigh, North Carolina, where I lived for the past 6 years, and Jamey for the past 2. I am an environmental engineer working as a consultant, and Jamey is an Account Manager for Xerox."

Jason Bullis, Camp Director, email, Nassau, registered. (April 14, 2002)

"I'm still single, living in the Bahamas for the past 3 years as a Director of a Christian camp. Livin' Bahamian, but always a New Yorker!"

Kristen Wilson, US Customs Special Agent, email, Brooklyn, NY, re-registered. (April 11, 2002)

Kristen Lamphear, Occupational Therapis/Outward Bound Instructor, email, Castleton-on-Hudson, NY, re-registered. (April 2, 2002)

Karen Klippel, Daycare Teacher, email, from Palatine Bridge, NY, sent news. (April 2, 2002)

"currently a preschool teacher at the same daycare center in Oriskany. Bought a house in Palatine Bridge, and will soon be getting married. Shawn has two kids ages 6 and 4 and my daughter is now 7. It's like a mini Brady least on the weekends:) We plan on having a baby together also. This could be my happily ever after....." - Karen

Adam Jones, email, from Ilion, NY, submitted the reunion survey form. (March 25, 2002)

Joe Helmer, email, from Ilion, NY, submitted the mega-reunion survey form. (Feb 27, 2002)

Julie Wardle Helmer, email, from Ilion, NY, submitted the mega-reunion survey form. (Feb 27, 2002)

Theresa White Kabot, email, West Leyden, NY, re-registered. (February 23, 2002)

"Hello everyone! I am living in West Leyden now, about 15 miles north of Boonville. My husband and I were married in October of 1998. We have 2 daughters together, Cheyenna is 2 1/2 and Gracie is 10 months. I also had a daughter, Samantha who is almost 8 years old, before I met my husband. I spend most of my time tending to our younger children and homeschooling Samantha. She just began third grade. She is very smart and finished second grade early. Cheyenna will begin homes school preschool this fall. My husband was working as an electrician but recently took a job at WalMart distribution. The pay is better and more predictable and he is also able to spend 4 days a week home with us. Hope everyone is doing great!" (February 24, 2002)

Derek Brewer, Severn, MD, submitted the mega-reunion survey form. (February 18, 2002)

Courtney Burger, Ilion, NY, sent news. (October 7, 2001)

"Hey everyone! Things are going great in the valley. I am currently teaching sixth grade at West Canada. I am dating a wonderful guy from Herkimer and coincidentally, his name is ....Paul. Hey, at least I've had a lot of practice and can get the name straight!!!! I hope everyone is doing well and I love to get e-mail, so drop me a line. Only two more years until the reunion. Take care!!!!"

Gina Fimmano, a real live art teacher, email, from Corning, NY, sent news. (September 9, 2001)

"Hello! I've had a pretty exciting year so I thought I'd update. First of all, I'm FINALLY not a student anymore! Never thought I'd see the day. I received my masters from Elmira College this June and I'm finally a real live art teacher! My boyfriend and I just bought a house in Corning (something else I thought I'd never live to see the day!) and really love our new little home and the area as well. And to top it all off, I just got my first job in my profession as the (one and only) High School Art Teacher in Hammondsport. I guess life couldn't be better, really. I hope everyone is in equally good spirits and I'd love to hear from anyone and everyone! Take care!"

Jamie Seymour, email, Roxboro, NC, registered. (April 18, 2001)

"Just a quick update on myself. I was married in July of 2000, and my son was born on the 24th of Nov. What a crazy year its been. My wife is an elementary teacher with the Durham Public schools. I am currently the sales manager for Value City Furniture, also in Durham. Other than that it is the usual grind of everyday at work. Hope all is well with everyone from the class of 93, take care." Seem

John Grainger, executive chef, email, from Naples, FL, registered. (December 27, 2000)

Adam Short, Asst. Entertainment Director / Turning Stone Casino, email, from Ilion, NY, registered in the alumni directory. (modified October 13, 2000)

"Just an update from the last time we talked. Still doing fine and am still with the Turning Stone Casino as the Asst. Entertainment Director. Working tons of hours but enjoying every minute of it. In the past year have gone to work with lots of entertainers such as:Carrot Top, Tom Jones, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Kenny Chesney, Chely Wright, Forigner, Sinbad, Howie Mandell, Smothers Brothers, Engelbert Humperdinck, George Carlin, Vertical Horizon, and many, many, more. If anyone is in town and wants to hang, give me a buzz. I'm always at work but can be paged by calling the casino operator and asking for me, or by calling my parent's house. Take Care and hope all is well, Adam P.S. If you see a show you would like to see at the casino call me!!!"

Sharon Downs Garofalo, email, from Daytona Beach, FL, registered. (September 18, 2000)

Rebecca Keddell, Roslindale, MA, family email. (modified August 14, 2000)

"Just wanted to update my information. I'm living just outside of Boston and working at a residential treatment center for emotionally disturbed children. I'll be going back to Ilion the first weekend of September for a family wedding and reunion. My brother just got married this summer to a girl from Lowville and I saw Eric and Peg Burger at the reception=) Hey Suzy Q are you out there somewhere?!" - Rebecca

Bob Lane, HealthCare Ins. Rep, email, from Schenectady, NY, registered in the directory. (modified July 17,2000)

"Hello all, I've been hanging out here in Schenectady/Albany for the past couple years, I have a son Nolan who will be four in August. I am currently working as a Health insurance claims adjuster in Latham. Otherwise, the days are the same." - Bob

Emily Krenichyn, email, from Albany, NY, signed the Guestbook. (June 29, 2000)

"Gina Fimmano told me about this site so I just had to come put my name on the list! I have been in Albany for, what seems like, forever. I'm working as a Graphic Designer but, I decided very recently to change careers. I will be returning to school to get my Master's Degree in Art Therapy and I will be moving to Rochester with Gina Fimmano. For those you never hear from because they aren't on-line, those dinosaurs... Tammy Hagan is now Tammy Griffiths and has two beautiful children. She's living in West Windfield. And Kristen Wilson is working border patrol in Niagara Falls, and she's armed so watch out! Feel free to drop me a line. It would be great to hear from you! Plus, I stare at my computer all day, it would be nice if something interesting happened!" - Emily

Heather Rotondi Tobin, Dental Assistant, email, from Frankfort, NY, registered. (June 14, 2000)

Scott Morris, Computer Engineer, from Franklinton, NC, registered. (May 12, 2000)

Lauren Greene Traut, Teacher, email, Downingtown, PA, registered in the directory. (modified April 10, 2000)

Lisa Carroll Lockwood, from Utica, NY, registered. (February 1, 2000)

Missy VanValkenburgh Burns, Student/daycare teacher, email, from Frankfort, NY, registered. (modified July 17, 2000)

"Hi everyone! Just an update from when I last wrote. Really not much to say. I am currently attending Oneonta AGAIN. I am going back for my masters in school counseling and so far it is going well! I still work at a daycare center in Utica and can not wait to finish school to get a real job. That is really all that there is right now, everything else is same old, same old. For those of you who left the area, lucky you. Nothing changes around here!!"

Mike Rowland, email, from Middlebury, IN, registered. (December 18, 1999)

Theresa Romanelli, from Cortland, NY, registered. (August 19, 1999)

"Hello to the class of 93-I just found this website and wanted to share what I have been up to since graduation. I graduated from Suny Cobleskill in 95 with an AAS in Early Childhood and this May, I will be graduating from Suny Oneonta with a degree in Child and Family Studies. I am not sure what will happen after that. Ill see when that time comes. Hope to hear from former classmates. I love to receive mail. I currently live in Cortland NY.-- Until next time" - Theresa Romanelli

Heather Rotondi Tobin, email, from Ilion, NY, signed the Guest Book. (July 14, 1999)

"Hello everyone! I am so glad to be able to find a way to talk to long lost friends! Not that much time has gone by since I have been out of school, but life has been good to me. I have been married to a wonderful man for almost 6 years,and have a beautiful daughter Amber who is 5 years old. I work for Drs. Putnam & Massi DDS in New Hartford, and my husband Toby works at Union Tools in Frankfort. We bought a house North Ilion, and couldn't be happier!. Please, anyone, feel free to drop a line and say hello!" - Heather

Jeffrey Papaleo, email, from Germany, registered. (updated July 22, 1999)

"Greetings from Germany. My parents stumbled across this web site while I was deployed to Albania in support of Operation Allied Force. They were kind enough to put my name on here for me. Now that I am home I thought that I would take a second to fill in some of the gaps. It has been a busy 6 years. (oh my god ...6 years!) I graduated from Providence College in '97 with my BS in Accounting. Due to the need for something a little more exciting, I accepted a commission as a Lieutenant in the army. I was branched aviation and went to flight school. I earned my wings in October of 98 and tracked attack, graduating as an Apache helicopter pilot in March. Three weeks after arriving in Germany I was deployed to Albania, flying my first flight outside of flight school in a combat zone. I returned to Germany at the end of June and I hope to stay here for a while! Well, it sounds like everyone is doing well. Feel free to drop me a line anytime. I would love to hear! where life has taken you all." - Jeff

Patrick Zoeckler, US Army, email, from Colorado Springs, CO, registered. (June 11, 1999)

Brenda Sterling, teacher for Head Start, email, from Ilion, NY, registered in the directory. (March 1, 1999)

Suzanne Mielcarek, Lab Tech, email, from Scotia, NY, registered in the directory. (modified September 17, 2000)

Adam Jones, MBA student, email, from Ilion, NY, registered in the directory. (October 9, 1998)

Derek Brewer, email, from Germantown, MD, signed the Guest Book. (June 13, 1998)

"Hello everyone!!--I'm currently living in the Washington DC area working at Sprint PCS as a finance analyst. Gina Tyner (class of 1994) and I recently celebrated the birth of our son Daniel James Brewer on February 6th 1998. I'm also very active the DC area music scene as the owner of Outer Loop Records, an independent record label that represents various musicians throughout the region--Drop me line!!!

Marc Stephens, email, from Norfolk, VA, registered in the directory. (May 25, 1998)

Adam Grimshaw, PC Tech, email, from Atlanta, GA, registered in the directory. (modified February 21, 1999)

Kimberly Sterling, email, from Ilion, NY, signed the Guestbook. (May 17, 1998)

"I'm still living in Ilion and working at Junior Junction Day Care Center in Utica. I'm planning on returning to school in the Fall to major in child psychology."

Will Lennox, a student, email, Charleston, SC, registered in the directory. (February 21, 1998)

"Glad to see that Ilion has made it onto the information superhighway."

Scott Pierce, working in antique restoration, email, from Ilion, NY, registered in the directory. (January 20, 1998)

Jerry Walsh 1993, from Ilion, NY, signed the Guestbook. (December 15, 1997)

"Glad to see Ilion High School is staying in the fast lane of the information highway. I hope more members of the Class of 1993 will come on-line. Also, you may want to add WKTV's web site to your list of links. We are also putting past local news stories on the internet as well as publishing a daily news page. Our address is I'd like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Keep in touch!!!!"

Kelly Taylor, Clarkston, Washington, email left the following news....

"I love the site, but wish that more of my 1993 classmates would register! I'm living in Washington state and would like to hear from some old friends." (August 15, 1997)

From Jodi Ganey, West Hempstead, NY. (modified November 4, 2001)

"Just an update on what's going on in my crazy life. I just finished my Masters Degree in Elementary Education, finally after 19 years of school, I am done. I accepted a teaching job (6th grade), in a Catholic School in Brooklyn (not too bad of a neighborhood). I am still working for St. John's University in the Academic Support Department within Athletics (GO REDSTORM!), am a nanny for 2 kids under 3, and teach rock climbing at an indoor rock climbing gym on the weekends. ( I am looking forward to a reunion of some sort in the near future for my fellow classmates, drop me a line to let me know what's up with you!" Jodi (June 11, 1999)

Ashley Hendrik, from Niagara Falls, dropped by the GuestBook with this update.

"Hey everybody....This is a really cool web site. Just got back from a 2 month trip to Switzerland to study and travel, and leaving soon for Bejing, China, then back to Europe. Lots of things to do and so little time. I'm sure everyone knows that by now. Good luck to everyone in all you do..


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