Tag Archives: MC1968

COMMENT: Reinke, F. John (MC1968) is upset with the “Catholic Spring”


Is anyone else as upset about what Wikileaks is exposing?



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“We created Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good to organize for a moment like this. But I think it lacks the leadership to do so now. Likewise Catholics United. Like most Spring movements, I think this one will have to be bottom up,” Podesta writes.

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Still think that Holy Mother Church and its institutions like Alma Mater are NOT under attack from within and without?

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COMMENT: Trynosky, Stephen K. (MC1968) thinks I am …


Author Stephen K. Trynosky
URL https://www.facebook.com/app_scoped_user_id/1255896778/
In Response To ENDNOTE: An old, white bigot disconnects from his alma mater
Submitted on 2016/09/03 at 10:33 pm

How totally insensitive of you JR.

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Trynosky, Stephen K. (MC1968)

[JR: Well, I am a fat old white guy injineer.  

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JNEWS: Walsh, William J. [MC1968] joins Clark Hill firm in DC



WASHINGTON, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Clark Hill announced today that two prominent environmental law attorneys, Karen C. Bennett and William J. Walsh, have joined the firm’s Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Practice Group in its Washington, D.C. office.

“Clark Hill continues its success in landing both high profile environmental matters and top-flight practitioners.  This prestige has increased the attraction of being part of our growing team,” said Ken von Schaumburg, Chair of Clark Hill’s national Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Practice Group.  “Karen Bennett is recognized as one of the most knowledgeable and respected strategists in the mining industry, with expertise in complex project development in the face of multi-front regulatory hurdles and public scrutiny,” he added.  “Chambers USA-ranked Bill Walsh joins the firm at a critical time in the history of chemical regulation – which affects every manufacturing and production sector.  Well-known for advising trade associations and industry clients on an array of environmental laws, Bill will focus on the newly amended Toxic Substance and Control Act (“TSCA”), and business risks related to regulations to be promulgated by the US Environmental Protection Agency.  We are delighted to have Karen and Bill as part of our growing national environmental presence.”

“Clark Hill is a leader among Am Law 200 firms, with the expertise necessary to tackle today’s sophisticated environmental challenges on behalf of clients throughout the country,” said Charlie Spies, head of Clark Hill’s Washington D.C. office.  “Karen and Bill bring significant knowledge of the natural resource development, chemical, and manufacturing industries to the firm, expanding the capabilities of our already established national environmental practice as well as solidifying our environmental policy expertise here in D.C.,” he added. “Their extensive experience will greatly benefit our existing clients, and will set us apart from the competition at a time when the legal and regulatory world is undergoing fundamental changes.”

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Walsh principally focuses his practice in the areas of government policy advocacy, regulatory compliance and counseling, science policy issues, and environmental litigation.  He advises companies and industry trade associations on compliance with a wide range of environmental laws and assists in identifying and mitigating business risks associated with product safety and chemical ingredient regulations.
Walsh, who is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, served as the chief of the EPA’s Drinking Water and Wetlands Enforcement Branch before entering private practice. Walsh earned his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and B.S. from Manhattan College.

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Walsh, William J. [MC????]

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Dear John,

            I believe that William is a member of the Class of 1968.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Walsh, William J. [MC1968]

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JEMAIL: Kilroy, James (MC1968) has missed some issues


On Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 1:41 PM, Jim Kilroy <> wrote:

Hi John …. Have not received Jasper Jottings in several weeks? Are you still posting? THX  Jim

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[JR: Of course. I resubmitted his email to the MAILCHIMP service.]  

Kilroy, James (MC1968)

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JNEWS: Adams, Brandon [MC2010] found by Lawrence, Richard A. (MC1968)



N.Y. / Region
A Tiny Bronx Bakery Churns Out Carrot Cakes That Travel the World
By WINNIE HU  APRIL 8, 2016 

2016 04Apr 15 brandon

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Betty Campbell-Adams has never made it to China, Nigeria or the Philippines — but her carrot cakes have.

From her storefront bakery in the Bronx, the dense, moist cakes have boarded planes bound for far-flung parts of the world, lugged by faithful customers who swear by them and want their family and friends to do so as well. Every couple of weeks, Ms. Campbell-Adams, who has traveled as far as Greece, hears about another journey. There have been too many to count.

“I’m going to hang up a map and put a pin in everywhere that someone tells me they’re going with my cake,” Ms. Campbell-Adams, 60, said as the sweet scent of sugar, cinnamon and baking carrots wafted through the air. 

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Standing in front of the bakery the other day, Ms. Campbell-Adams said she still chokes up when she sees people lining up for her husband’s cake. His portrait hangs on the wall of the bakery. Ms. Campbell-Adams and their two children are carrying on what he started.

Lilka, 31, a marketing manager for a television station, helps run the bakery’s social media accounts. And

Brandon, 28, who grew up delivering cakes with his father, is now the general manager.
“It’s been a part of my life for as far back as I can remember,” he said. “I know he’s happy just looking down and seeing we’re all pitching in.”

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Adams, Brandon [MC2010]

Lawrence, Richard A. (MC1968)

JNEWS: Platt, Joseph P. [MC1968] BoD CONSOL Energy Inc.



CONSOL Energy (CNX) Nominates Three Directors for Election
StreetInsider.com Top Tickers, 2/8/2016 

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Joseph P. Platt

Mr. Platt is the general partner at Thorn Partners, LP, a family limited partnership, since 1997. Mr. Platt’s career at Johnson and Higgins, or J&H, a global insurance broker and employee benefits consultant, spanned 27 years, until 1997, when J&H was sold to Marsh & McLennan Companies.

At the time of the sale of J&H, Mr. Platt was an owner, director and executive vice president. Mr. Platt is on the board of directors of Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd., which provides a variety of custom tailored reinsurance solutions to the insurance, risk retention group, captive and financial marketplaces. He also serves as an independent director of BlackRock’s Open End & Liquidity Funds. Mr. Platt is active in the community, serving on the boards of a number of nonprofit organizations. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Manhattan College in 1968 and his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University Law School in 1971. He also attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program in 1983. Mr. Platt is a member of the New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Platt brings to the Board significant financial, compensation and risk management expertise.

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Platt, Joseph P. [MC1968]

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JEMAIL: Kilroy, James (MC1968) found Alma Mater mentioned in WSJ


HI John … fyi … Manhattan is # 2 in Engineering …Jim

Kilroy, James (MC1968)

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Here is something from WSJ.com that might interest you:

Do elite colleges lead to higher salaries? Only for some professions http://on.wsj.com/1SlEfrK

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