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ADAIR Mike / AHEARN Pat
AMBRO Wanda / BARGER Jean
BEAUCHAMP Art / BENEDETTO Gerry
BIANCARDI Romy / BOYKO Judy
BRANDSTADTER Nancy / BREITHAUPT Mary Lou
CAMPBELL Bev / CHILSON Barb
CIMINO Jim / CLIFFORD Charlie
CONKLIN Bud / COOMBER Jan
COOPER Jim / COOPER Rick
CORN Stu / COVENY George
CRAIG Bill / CRONK Len
CURRY Ray / DEGENAARS Dick
DUBY Joan / EGGERT Jim
ELDRIDGE Dick / ELSASSER Rich
ELVIN Ken / FARISSIER Wayne
FARNKOFF Irene / FARRELL Warren
FELLS Jim / FIORI Donna
FISHER Mary / GARRETT Kay
GERS Jeannine / GIBSON Charlotte
GNADE George / GOULD Russ
GRASS Linda / GREENWOOD Judy
GREIFF Nancy / GRIMM Mary Ellen
HAMPEL Ed / HANAS Lillian
HARRIS Dick / HARRISON Ruth
HERON Anne / HOERNER Bourgi
HUBBARD Diane / HUBLER Sylvia
HUELSTER Peggy / HUNTER Becky
HUTCHINSON Boib / JELLIFFE Pait
JEWETT Bob / JOHNSON Judy
JORDON Bruce / JUNTA Beverley
KAY Dan / KAY Dave
KELLER Kathy / KIHM Nancy
KINGSLAND Frank / KINNEY Jeff
KNACK Linda / KNYFD Jewel Ann
KOEHLER Karen / LANGERLAAN Jim
LAUDATO Anthony / LAUT Lisa
LeBARON Bobbie / LINNARTZ George
LOCHRIE Carol / MAGGI Nancy
MALTESE Diane / MANNA Don
McLAUGHLIN Rich / McKIM Bonnie
MENNING Chuck / MERBOTH Lynne
MEYERS Shirley / MILLER Ken
MILLER Ned / MILLINGTON Joe
MILNAMOW Dick / MOORE Ron
MOREL Doris / MURPHY Tammy
NADAS Denis / NAGELHOUT Betty
NAUTA Charlene / NESSLEIN Alynne
NIBLETTE Bob / NICKELSBERG Jost
NOBLE Lyn / NSUBA Emmanuel
PAOLILLO Chris / PERINO Stan
PETERS Ron / PISCITELLO Vinnie
PORTLEY Pete / POST Beverley
POTTER Russ / PUFAHL Gini
PYLE John / RINKER Carolyn
RIPKA Paul / RIZZUTO Pat
RUSSELL June / RUSSELL Ruth
St CYR Bob / SCHOONMAKER Olive
SCOTT Bob / SERMEUS Jean
SHEARD Pat / SMITH Carol
SMITH Orrie / SMITH Tom
SPENCER Gladys / SPINWEBER Dotty
SPOERER Nancy / STARK Pat
STONEHOUSE Al / STRACHER Bob
STREELMAN Dennis / STRUCK Marie
TERHUNE Linda / THOMPSON Edith
TURNBULL Ann / VERDUIN Janice
WALSH Loretta / WENZ Fred Jr
WHITELY Colleen / WIERDO Mary Anne
WILLIAMS Peggy / WILSON Bob
WITTE Pat / WOLFF Dotty
ZACCO John / ZIMMERMAN Al
NADAS Denis / NAGELHOUT Betty

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).



PHOTOS:

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)


 


PROFILE:

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, Physic
s.
--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 Englan
d
--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 Physic
s
--1969 Nov & Dec:  Traveled to Beruit, Tehran, Kabul, Delhi, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Sydney and New Zealan
d.
--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 day
s.
--1970-1976   Taught High School Physics, Earth Science and Math in Chester and Mendham, NJ, Franklin NJ (Sussex Co.), and Waldwic
k !
--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 volcan
o !
--1982-1986  Director, Energy Conservation Program, NYState Department of Mental Hygiene, Alban
y
--1982  Finally got married! Married Connie, who had 2 young children (Heather [1974] and Deborah [1975]) 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, Jef
f;
--1987-1995   Energy Technical Specialist, NYState Energy Office. Laid off when new Governor (Pataki) closed the Energy Offic
e;
--1995-2001   Energy consulting with Consortium for Energy Efficiency and Navigant Consultin
g;
--2001-2004   Various part-time math teaching and tutoring jobs at several local colleges and high school
s;
--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 !!!

 

 




92.   NAGELHOUT, Betty

           Betty lives on Highlands Road in Manahawkin, NJ


PHOTOS:

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



PROFILE:

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).







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