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04/21/18 - NNHS Newsletter
Runaround Sue

“Some persons are so frivolous and fickle that they are as far removed
 from real defects as from substantial qualities.”

- François, Duke de la Rochefoucauld
(15 Sept 1613 - 17 Mar 1680)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   How about a 1961 doo-wop for today?

BONUS - Runaround Sue - Dion And The Belmonts


"Runaround Sue" is a pop song, in a doo-wop style, originally a US No. 1 hit for the singer Dion during 1961 after he split with the Belmonts. The song ranked No. 342 on the Rolling Stone list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time".[3] The song was written by Dion with Ernie Maresca, and tells the story of a disloyal lover.

The lyrics are sung from the point of view of a man whose former girlfriend, named Sue, was extremely unfaithful. He warns all potential lovers to avoid her at all costs, as Sue "runs around" with every guy she meets and never settles down with any man in particular. He advises "Now people let me put you wise, Sue goes out with other guys" and suggests that potential suitors should 'keep away from Runaround Sue'.


   Happy Birthday today to  Betsy Turner Bateman ('70) of VA AND    My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of NC!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Peggy Lovic Hooper-McLain ('57) AND   Gene Shelton ('64) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

23 -  Evelyn Casey Snead ('57) of VA AND Peggy Hartsel Sack ('57);

24 - Donald Smith ('57) of VA AND   My Grandson, Chris Huber (Cold Lake HS, Alberta / Overhills HS, NC - '19) of NC;

25 - Lolly Wynne Burke ('57) of Northern VA AND  Bobbie Smith Horwitz ('65) of TX;

26 - Deanna Steele Capps ('57) AND The late Linda Decell Sorrell ('63) (deceased 08/13/14) AND   Leslie Decell ('63) of VA AND Deanna Steele Capps ('57) AND Vickie Bonday Goodhart ('63) of VA AND   Becky Braswell Branch ('65) of AR;

27 -   Bill Campbell ('54) of VA AND Genis Bird Crowder Hornsby ('54) of VA AND Barbara Jones ('54);

28 - Marvin Barnes ('65) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns to You All! 


April 21, 1918 - World War I: German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen, better known as "The Red Baron", was shot down and killed over Vaux-sur-Somme in France.


April 21, 1941
- Emmanouil Tsouderos became the 132nd Prime Minister of Greece.

April 21, 1945 - Soviet forces south of Berlin at Zossen attacked the German High Command headquarters.


Saturday, April 21, 1968 - Footballer and coach Peter van Vossen was born Peter Jacobus van Vossen in Zierikzee, Netherlands.

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.”

- Jim Rohn
(17 Sept 1930 - 05 Dec 2009)

From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 04/21/18:

   Thank you, Joan!

From Joey Fink ('70) of GA - 04/20/18 - "Thank You":


Hope you are well. Thank you very much for posting the Yom Hatzmaoot video.

Best regards,
Joey Fink

   You're certainly welcome, Joey! I try to make note of as many events as I can, both to celebrate with those who do, and to educate those who don't. I thought these videos in particular were a cut above the norm for all of us.

BONUS #1 -

BONUS #2 -

    From the Most Athletic Boy in the Class of 1954, Mickey Marcella of VA - 04/21/18 - "Thank You":


All of us want to thank you for what you and the Typhoon did to raise money for the final expenses for Joey Lawrence (Hampton HS - '54). We really appreciate it. The funds were raised, the obituary was published, the funeral was well attended, and at least half of those present were NNHS graduates.

Thank you again, Mickey.

   You're most welcome, Mickey! That's very gratifying news, and I was so glad to be able to help!

 From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH - 04/19/18:

   Thank you, Domi! This is still a great idea,100 years later!  

From My Cousin Jean's Daughter, Samantha, of VA - 04/18/18:

   Thank you, Samantha, I agree!

 From My Cousin, Jim Atkinson (John Randolph Tucker HS - '77) of AZ, Sonoran Pronghorn Recovery Coordinator at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - 04/18/18:

   Thanks, Cousin Jim!

   From My Cousin, Jean Atkinson Mallory (Warsaw HS / Rappahannock HS / John Marshall HS - '65) of VA - 04/19/18:

     Thanks, Jean! This explains everything - but now I need a new name! Carol Cat just doesn't work for me. How about Princess?  

From My Daughter-in-Law, Diana Lyons Harty (Portsmouth HS, NH / Eastlake HS, CA - '05) of CA - 04/20/18:

    Thanks, Diana!

From Eleanor's Granddaughter, Ashley, of Northern VA - 04/20/18:

   Thanks, Ashley!

   From Margaret Elmore Tolly ('58) of VA - 04/19/16 - "Tick Repellent":

    BRILLIANT! Thank you, Margaret!

“Just because you're beautiful and perfect, it's made you conceited.”

- William Goldman, The Princess Bride
(b. 12 Aug

 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 04/21/18 - "Rip, Barbara Bush" (#1 in a Series of 8)":

  Thank you, Shari!


How to Crochet in the Round: Spiral vs. Joining - 3 Ways to Work in the Round


How to Knit in the Round on a Circular Needle - "A circular needle consists of two tapered needles (referred to here as needle tips) connected by a flexible cable. These needles were created to provide an alternative to double-pointed needles when knitting in the round. Using the traditional method of knitting in the round with a circular needle, you cast the stitches on to one circular, distribute them evenly around the entire needle, and then slide them along the cable as you work in a continuous spiral around the outside of your project."


Rudi’s Recipe Run Around - "We all have different preferences when it comes to the wide assortment of Rudi’s products and recipes so today I decided to run around the office and hear about everyone’s favorites!"


From - 04/20/16:

"Wake up, honey. It's time to go to school."

"But why? I don't want to go to school."

"Give me two reasons why you don't want to go to school."

"One, all the children hate me. Two, all the teachers hate me."

"Oh, that's no reason. Come on, you have to go to school."

"Give me two good reasons why I should go to school?"

"One, you are fifty-two years old. Two, you are the principal!"

1. Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.

2. Wednesday, May 09, 2018 -The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.

3. Saturday, June 09, 2018, 6:00 to 9:00 PM - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its Belated 70th Birthday Celebration at The Cove Restaurant in City Center (across the fountain from the Marriott Hotel), Newport News. No admission cost; run your own food and beverage tab. RSVP by May 01 to Lynn Walker Brothers at, 757-595-4116 or Pauline Collins Shofner at, 757-595-1965.

4. Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 2018 - The NNHS Class of 1968 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Mulberry Inn on Warwick Boulevard next to Fort Eustis. Contact  

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 04/19/18

BLOG: - updated 03/13/11

   Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! 
We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."


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Runaround Sue

Written by Dion DiMucci (18 July 1939) and Ernie Maresca (21 Aug 1938 - 08 July 2015)

Recorded by Dion and the Belmonts, 1961, The #1 Hit

 Here's my story, sad but true
It's about a girl that I once knew
She took my love then ran around
With every single guy in town
Ah, I should have known it from the very start
This girl will leave me with a broken heart
Now listen people what I'm telling you
A-keep away from-a Runaround Sue

I miss her lips and the smile on her face
The touch of her hair and this girl's warm embrace
So if you don't wanna cry like I do
A-keep away from-a Runaround Sue

Ah, she likes to travel around
She'll love you but she'll put you down
Now people let me put you wise
Sue goes out with other guys
Here's the moral and the story from the guy who knows
I fell in love and my love still grows
Ask any fool that she ever knew, they'll say
Keep away from-a Runaround Sue

She likes to travel around
She'll love you but she'll put you down
Now people let me put you wise
Sue goes out with other guys
Here's the moral and the story from the guy who knows
I fell in love and my love still grows
Ask any fool that she ever knew, they'll say
Keep away from-a Runaround Sue


""Runaround Sue" midi and lyrics courtesy of 
 at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 03/08/05
Thanks, Dave!

Girl in Pink Skirt clip art courtesy of - 04/14/05

Pink Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 04/21/09

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Cold Lake High School (Alberta) logo courtesy of - 09/11/17

Overhills High School (NC) logo courtesy of - 09/11/17

Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of - 10/02/05
Replaced courtesy of - 02/17/09

Animated Navy Flag clip art courtesy of - 06/18/03

J. R. Tucker High School's Orange Tiger Paw Print courtesy of - 11/12/07

Animated Dancing Elephant courtesy of Sandi Bateman Chestnut ('65) of VA - 03/08/11
Thanks, Sandi!

John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
Thanks, Cheryl!

Animated Rolling Cat clip art courtesy of - page 14 - 11/14/09

Eastlake High School Logo courtesy of - 10/17/07

Animated Laughing Mouse clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 11/07/07
Thanks, Al!

Animated Laughing Woman courtesy of Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 02/23/09
Thanks, Joyce!

Bright Idea clip art (designed by Heather) courtesy of - 10/30/12

Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of - 05/23/16

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