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Jon Weiner had an article titled “Corporate Inversions and Section 7874—Provisions, Predecessors and Policies” published in the American Bar Association’s publication “The Practical Tax Lawyer” in winter 2010. Jeffrey Moerdler was appointed by (then) New York State Governor David Paterson and confirmed by the New York State Senate to serve as Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in April 2010. Moerdler is serving a five-year term. He is also the New York Practice Leader of Mintz Levin’s Real Estate and Communications practices.
Center and wishes to partner in supporting survivors of sexual abuse and preventing future abuse can contact Shira at hrccfund@ netvision.net.il
student attending the University of Albany’s School of Social Welfare. She serves as Clinical Director of Senior Hope Counseling Inc. in Albany, N.Y. Her research and clinical practice is focused on geriatric addictions.
Winnie Stachelberg’s twin sons, Will and Charlie, are having fun in third grade at Horace Mann in Washington, DC.
News from Andrew Wallach: Cumberland Associates LLC will carry out the third major management change in its 40-year history effective January 1, 2011. As part of the change, Co-Chairman Wallach will assume the role of CEO and Chief Investment Officer. He has been with Cumberland since 1990, and has been a Partner and member of the Management Committee since 1997. He specializes in the technology, communications, and consumer industries; and in distressed debt. Chase Caro reports that his daughter, Shana ’07, was studying chimpanzees on an island in the middle of Lake Victoria during summer 2010. Rabbi Jerry Seidler is the Jewish Staff Chaplain at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.
Pamela Rodman’s daughter, Melissa ’14, is in ninth grade at Horace Mann. Julien Nitzberg’s latest film, a documentary “The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia” debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009, and continues to draw audiences, receiving wide acclaim. About three generations of a raucous family in Appalachia’s coal country, the film is as startling and profane as the Whites are themselves. Nitzberg’s work shines a light on a little-known corner of American culture, where health and livelihood clash head on with economic interests that effect the environment, and where people have devised a unique way of answering back.
Alexandra (Alex) Guarnaschelli and her partners at Butter restaurant in New York, where she is executive chef, have opened The Darby, a supper club in the former Nell’s venue on W. 14th Street that is designed to evoke what they described as “old-fashioned sense of class from the 50s and 60s” once seen at El Morocco. Alex, host of Food Network’s “Alex’s Day Off” and “The Cooking Loft” returned to Horace Mann School with a crew filming her biography for the network, and visited on camera (and off) with former teachers Barry Bienstock and Head of Upper Division Dr. David Schiller. Horace Mann provided her a profound learning experience, she told the interviewers.
Claudia Covo’s daughter, Dana ’09, is at Emory University. Daughter, Mariel ’11 is a senior at Horace Mann.
Deborah Kassel completed her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature in 2010. Dr. Kassell, who teaches English in Horace Mann School’s Upper Division, says this is her fourth and final degree, after a bachelors from Columbia, a masters from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, a masters in cinema studies from NYU and a doctorate from the Graduate Center.
The Alumni House and Development Office sincerely regrets an error in the Horace Mann School Annual Report of Donors. Christopher Max Evarts was erroneously listed in the report in an “In Memorium” section. Max is alive and well and living in New York, and would be glad to be in contact with classmates at Evarchris@aol.com.
Combine the ingredients of a little of life’s circumstances together with a lot of love, and the result is often action. Class Notes learned this, once again, after receiving news from Jennifer Melamed Iannuzzi about the work she's involved with these days. A mother of three, Jennifer’s youngest child, Sydney Emma, was born with Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS), a rare, non-familial chromosomal disorder characterized by a recognizable pattern of physical, behavioral, and developmental features. Jennifer and her husband Dr. Chris Iannuzzi, along with Sydney’s brothers, Ben 9 and Cole 8, have learned as much as possible about SMS, which occurs in
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Shira Sanders lives in Eshchar in northern Israel with her husband, Raphael, and her daughters Gitit (15) Tair (14) and Yotal (12). She is a clinical psychologist and is the resource coordinator of the Haifa Rape Crisis Center, sits on the parole board of northern Israel and is a group therapist for juvenile sex offenders. Due to the global recession, the Haifa Rape Crisis Center is facing financial difficulties. Anyone who is interested in learning more about the Haifa Rape Crisis
Congratulations to Nicole Hilsen MacFarland who, on March 12, 2010, was recognized as “Social worker of the Year” for New York State at the annual National Association of Social Workers conference in Albany. Nicole is a Ph.D.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Horace Mann Magazine - Fall/Winter 2010-11
Horace Mann Magazine - Fall/Winter 2010-11
Greetings from Dr. Tom Kelly, Horace Mann School Head of School
Greetings From Melissa Parento, Horace Mann School Director of Development
Horace Mann School Today
Dr. Tom Kelly Looks Back, and Forward, with Appreciation
Patricia Zuroski Launches New Diversity Initiative
Marcia Levy is New Head of Nursery Division
News of the School
Alumni Council Corner
Philanthropy and You
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