91, 92. CLASSMATES ON THIS PAGE ARE: Denis Nadas and Betty Nagelhout
91. NADAS, Denis
Denis and his wife, Connie, live in Niskayuna, NY (near Schenectady).
1976 -- ID for getting into the Graydon Pool in Ridgewood -- (the hair !! the hair !! )
Fifteen years after graduating Midland Park High, I look even YOUNGER than I did in my Senior Year !
1980 My work ID photo --- now showing me looking more serious (but with even MORE hair....... !)
1995 With my wife, Connie
2005-2006 With Connie & Kids: step-daughters Deborah (on left) and Heather (in photo center), son Jeff.
2010 September -- mountain biking near Fruita, Colorado with son, Jeff
2010 September -- Son, Jeff (age 24), mountain biking with his dad
2010 June -- With Connie at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York
2010 (Early September) with friend George Valentini in Bryce Canyon
2011 Celebrating with fellow bikers at the end of the "Tour de Cure" bike ride
2011 (May) -- At the Izod Center in New Jersey, with Warren Farrell (center) and Dave Kay (right)
2011 Sept -- This is how I looked at our 50-yr reunion !!
Happy Holidays -- December 2011
In this pic (L to R): Connie, Heather, Jeff, Deb and Denis
March 2014: Celebrating my 70th birthday-eve with a lamb dinner at the Flying Haggis Pub in Picton, New Zealand.
March 2014 -- On this same trip, this is Milford Sound (fjord) on the west coast of South Island, New Zealand.
Absolutely awesome sight.
June 2014 -- I have been biking a lot, including the Bicycle Tour of Colorado, a supported bike ride loop in the Rocky Mountains, in the last week of June. A friend and I drove out there in his new 2010 Jaguar XK with a bike rack on the back. Because of a couple of side rides that we did near Gunnison, CO, we actually rode 442 miles and climbed 33,000 feet! Not too shabby in my 70th year !
December 2015 -- The Nadas Family
(L to R: Debbie, Heather, Jeff, Connie and Denis)
Among other things: I do road-bicycling a lot, including some 100-mile rides and a week-long ride from Buffalo to Schenectady along the Erie Canal and another from Long Island to Saugerties, NY; I ski and snowboard in the east and in Colorado with my Vail ski instructor son, Jeff; went on a 2-week safari in Kenya and Tanzania in 1974; rafted the Grand Canyon for a week in Sept. 2010;
Some milestones in my life:
--1961-1965 Lehigh U, Bethlehem, PA; BA, Physics.
--1965-1966 Case Institute, Cleveland, Ohio; Physics Graduate Student (dropped out)
--1966-1968 US Army Ordnance Lieutenant, mostly in Ft. Campbell, KY, but also 3 months in England
--1968 Toured Europe for 3 months and settled in Munich, Germany for a year, working as a lab assistant at the Max Planck Inst. for Space Physics
--1969 Nov & Dec: Traveled to Beruit, Tehran, Kabul, Delhi, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Sydney and New Zealand.
--1970 Jan-Mar: Visited my many uncles, aunts and cousins (from my mother's side) in New Zealand and did much sight-seeing, including hiking the 33-mile Milford Track in the South Island for 3 days.
--1970-1976 Taught High School Physics, Earth Science and Math in Chester and Mendham, NJ, Franklin NJ (Sussex Co.), and Waldwick !
--1976-1978 Attended New York University; graduated with Master of Science degree in Applied Science (Energy Studies)
--1978-1982 Employed as Project Associate, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, Albany, NY (mostly in renewable energy)
--1981 August --- Spent time in New Zealand, visiting friends and relatives and skiing for 10 days, including one day on an active volcano !
--1982-1986 Director, Energy Conservation Program, NYState Department of Mental Hygiene, Albany
--1982 Finally got married! Married Connie, who had 2 young children (Heather  and Deborah ) who lived with us;
--1986 Did 3-week cross-country family camping tour of the west in our minivan and had lunch with Dave Kay in Omaha -- found his Med Ctr Lab by "guess" of midwest cities.....
--1986 Adopted 4-month-old baby from Seoul, Korea--our son, Jeff;
--1987-1995 Energy Technical Specialist, NYState Energy Office. Laid off when new Governor (Pataki) closed the Energy Office;
--1995-2001 Energy consulting with Consortium for Energy Efficiency and Navigant Consulting;
--2001-2004 Various part-time math teaching and tutoring jobs at several local colleges and high schools;
--2004-2013 Employed as Senior Radiological Health Specialist, Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection (BERP!), NYState Department of Health, Troy, NY (main job was inspecting x-ray machines).
--2013 Retired from the N.Y. State Department of Health, and spending more time with Connie, who retired on the same day (end of June) from the Niskayuna (NY) School District.
--2014 (March) -- Connie and I traveled to New Zealand, where I celebrated my 70th birthday (see photos above).
--2014 100 days from September 4 to December 12 -- We traveled with our kayaks and bikes in the Canadian Rockies and points west -- including Vancouver, the US Northwest, California and then home via Colorado (to visit our son in Vail) and Boca Raton, to spend some time with Connie's mom. We averaged nearly 140 miles per day the whole trip -- Phew !!!
Betty lives on Highlands Road in Manahawkin, NJ
92. NAGELHOUT, Betty
1973 -- Betty with son, Ronald (age 7) and daughter Beth (10 weeks)
1995 Betty with Charlene (Nauta) Van Goor
2002 With Lillian (Hanas) Goldstein (at the left) and Ann (Heron) Spell (right side of photo), at the MPHS Class of '59 Reunion
About 2008?? With friends near the beach at the Outer Banks in North Carolina
About 2008?? The bigger picture ! Pictured are:
Front row: Barbara Hazen Eldridge, Nancy Spoerer Degenaars, Lillian Hanas, Laurie Cooper and me;
Back row: Richard Eldridge, Rich McLaughlin, Hank Degenaars, Jim Cooper, Jim Fells, & Bill McLaughlin.
AND -- just for laughs ---
2009 After my move to Manahawkin, NJ
Betty has one son, Ronald, who is now 45, with 2 children: Shannon (18 yr) and Ryan (15), and one daughter, Beth, who is now 38, with one son (Benjamin, age 16 months).