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Class of 1956

Alan N. Miller
257 Central Park West
Apt. 9D
New York, N.Y. 10024

This has been a lost summer for yours truly due to my elderly father's death and time spent June-August in Florida and August-September with my 86-year-old mother after his death. So a brief communication this time.

I received a note from our old friend Max Eliason in Salt Lake City that he and his wife Joyce celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary, and his three children already have provided him with 10 grandchildren. Since his youngest has only one so far, Max has great expectations of eventually getting to No. 1 class grandfather, something extensively discussed in previous CCT letters. Best of luck and see you at reunion 2001.

Bob Lauterborn, believe it or not, is entering his 14th year as professor of advertising at UNC. I remember when he started and time is fleeting. He recently received the C.D. Crain Jr. Award from the Business Marketing Association for "lifetime contributions" and worries that people think he has peaked and is finished. Go get them Bob, and keep at it. See you also in 2001!

I had dinner with Steve Easton to discuss Homecoming. By the time you read this, I hope to have met many classmates and wives or significant others at the fun occasion in addition to Steve, Dan Link, Larry Gitten and Mark Novick.

Our next agenda will be our 45th reunion and I plan to re-form our committee this fall. Those interested are all welcome and much fun is expected. Call me at (212) 712-2369; 257 Central Park West, N.Y., 10024.

Love to all and keep in touch.

Class of 1957

Edward A. Weinstein
433 East 56th Street
Apt. 15A
New York, N.Y. 10022

[Editor's note: CCT thanks Edward A. Weinstein for his time and efforts as Class of 1957 correspondent and welcomes Herman Levy as his distinguished successor. Please send your news to him at the address at the end of this column.]

Ted Dwyer, after a 30-year career at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital as head of cardiology and a member of the faculty of the Columbia Medical School, is now head of the cardiovascular department at The New Jersey Medical School in Newark. Ted relocated to Newark in 1995, shortly after marrying Pat. One of his sons, John '89, followed him on the basketball team and now lives in California. Ted's two other sons are a doctor and a lawyer.

Alvin Kass is senior rabbi at the East Midwood Jewish Center in Brooklyn. Alvin is also senior chaplain of the New York City Police Department and recently was appointed chaplain of the New York Field Area of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (U.S. Treasury Dept.). Alvin and Miriam have produced two additional Columbians. Daughter Sarah '89, is sports photography editor of The New York Times and son Danny '95 is completing his residency at Columbia P&S. Another son, Lewis, is a doctor at the Yale Medical School. Alvin reports that our classmate Steve Fybish has developed an encyclopedic knowledge of the weather and delves into the subject as a hobby. So comprehensive is Steve's knowledge that he can describe the weather on any day in the last 50 years. So, Steve, is there global warming?

Pat Loconto is CEO of Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group, a $3 billion consultancy operating in 32 countries. When not on a plane jetting here and there, Pat indulges himself in his hobby, cooking. Although he also enjoys golf, cooking is Pat's passion. He and Wanda live in the New York area, while sons William, a musician, and Patrick, a marketing executive, are both Texans.

Nyles "B" Ayres reports from Tennessee that he has undergone successful hip replacement and is now competitive again as a fencer (foil, epee?). After a career as a scholarship and admissions officer, B retired and then created his own business. Scholarship Program Administrators, Inc., consults with, establishes, and administers scholarships for businesses, unions, foundations and trusts. With about 100 clients, including McDonald's, Monsanto and Boeing, B's business is booming. Nyles notes "how satisfying it can be to run (his) own business, after years of working for others."

Your correspondent continues his involvement with the N.Y.C. police as a trustee of the N.Y.C. Police Foundation and recently was appointed chairman of its Crime Stoppers Committee. Sandra and I are proud to announce the marriage of our daughter, Ilene '87, in September, also at The University Club.

Effective with the next issue, Herman Levy has agreed to edit our Class Notes. Please send information about yourself or others in the class to him at 7322 Rockford Drive, Falls Church, Va. 22043-2931. If you prefer, Herman's phone/fax and e-mail addresses are (703) 698-5246 and

Class of 1958

Barry Dickman
24 Bergen Street
Hackensack, N.J. 07601

The much-traveled Dick Waldman has sent us his latest itinerary; let's see if we've got this straight. Dick lives in Inishannon, County Cork, Ireland. He teaches at the University of Maryland, but his classroom is in Heidelberg, Germany. Two days after moving to Ireland last summer, he was on a plane to the U.S. to attend '58's 40th reunion. He was back in New York this spring for the 50th reunion of his Brooklyn Tech high school class. Dick will return this year for the wedding of his son, Mitch E'90, and his mother's 90th birthday.

Jim Bast retires this year as CEO of the Council of Better Business Bureaus. The millennium will find Jim and Mary in their new home on Cape Cod.

Parisian Bob Cornell has embarked on yet another career, editing and rewriting scholarly books.

When there's big media news, who ya gonna call? For a high-powered panel to comment on the CBS-Viacom merger, PBS host Charlie Rose called entertainment analyst Dave Londoner, who was, as always, both articulate and well-tailored.

Ever-busy translator Joachim Neugroschel reports that Penguin Classics has brought out the paperback versions of his translations of Thomas Mann's Death in Venice and Herman Hesse's Siddhartha. His adaptation of Sholem Asch's Yiddish melodrama, God of Vengeance, which takes place in a Jewish brothel, opened in London this past summer, and a musical version will be produced in Los Angeles in 2000. Future projects include The Dybbuk Reader, supported by a grant from the Lucian Littauer Foundation; an anthology of Yiddish folklore; and a new translation of The Man in the Iron Mask.

Class of 1959

Ed Mendrzycki
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10017

Class of 1960

J. David Farmer
100 Haven Ave., 12C
New York, N.Y. 10032

Your correspondent was struck by the number of communications that announce retirement or some variation on the theme. Is the proper reaction tempus fugit, or perhaps carpe diem? Rabbi Albert Axelrad, a regular correspondent over the years as chaplain and Hillel director at Brandeis, has decided to "step down and move on." Brandeis's president commented that Al "will be missed. He has helped shape much of what Brandeis is today." Al says that the move means "retirement to" and ''reconfiguration," which doesn't sound a lot like fishing. He is now adjunct professor of religion and chair of the Center for Spiritual Life at Boston's Emerson College and may undertake other institutional posts on a part-time basis.

Robert Morgan, already enjoying retirement, relates some good news in his burgeoning activity as a painter. The well-known Ward Nasse Gallery in Soho is including Bob's work in its year-long salon, which means paintings on exhibition and in the bins and photos in the artists' book. The exhibition opened in September, and works will be on view through next July. At deadline he relayed the news that he will have two works in the Apocalypse 1999 juried exhibition at the Williamsburg Art and Historical Center.

From Alaska, William Fuld puts the word "retired" in quotes, so we know something else is up. After 16 years as an Anchorage district judge, he is keeping busy as a pro tem, presiding over felony cases.

Norm Nordlund, on the other hand, sounds like he is ready to relax completely in Brookfield, Conn. Flying was his profession, first for seven years off carriers in the Navy and then for 31 years on international routes for TWA. Just as TWA removed the B747 from service, Norm hung up whatever it is pilots hang up. He likes having more time with his wife of 37 years, three happily married children, a grandson and lots of hobbies.

Plans are beginning to percolate for the 40th reunion next June, so any classmate interested in playing a part can join us at the regular lunch, first Thursday of the month, 12 noon, Columbia Club on W. 43rd St., N.Y.C. No reservation necessary. See you.

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