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“On the first day, you will take for
- Leviticus 23:40
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
The Jewish holiday of Sukkot begins tonight at sunset and continues through sunset of Sunday, October 7, 2012:
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ML-pj6NU9gk - Sisu V'simchu, Moscow Male Jewish Cappella, cantor J. Malovany, Alexander Tsaliuk, solo - J. Malovany; Piano - Alexander Velikovskiy
Psalm 118: 24 - 25:
24 This is the day which the Lord hath
made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
23: 33 - 41:
¶ And the Lord spake unto Moses, saying,
REUNION ALERTS:1. From Brenda Amos Williams ('62) of VA - 09/08/12, 10:46 PM - "NNHS Class of 1962 50th Reunion":
|Dear Classmates of NNHS
The Class of 1962 will be having their '50'-year Reunion on Oct. 5/6 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Marina in Hampton, Va.
We are inviting members of other classes from NNHS to our Friday nite social. It will start at 6pm. If you know of anyone from other NNHS Classes that would be interested please tell them. There will be food and beverages and lots of other NNHS Classmates to see and gossip with, (Ha. Ha.) We are really excited about this event and it will be a Great One!!
Hoping to see you there. Casual dress and come prepared to have a great time!!
Brenda Amos Williams
NNHS Class of 1962 Reunion Committee
Thanks so much, Brenda! See you there (I hope.....)!
2.From Pat Beck Letzinger ('57) of VA - 09/21/12, 12:13 PM:
Just to inform you, the Class of '57 is celebrating its 55-Year Reunion at the Marriott Hotel in Town Center, Newport News on October 9, 10 and 11, 2012.
Thanks for all you do.
Pat Beck Letzinger
SUPER-DE-DUPER! Thank you, Pat! Y'all have fun!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to MaeLea Somervold Cifers ('62) of VA AND Jerry Baker Cobb ('66) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
02 -Wayne Frizzelle ('65) of MD AND Paige Spencer;
03 - Martha Megann Keesee ('57) AND Mary Megann Peters ('57) AND Larry Moran ('65) of ID AND Bridget Whitt Jones ('65) of AR;
04 - My Former Brother-in-Law, Rennie Dick ('54) of VA AND Jimmy Mooney ('57) AND Brenda Eakes Insley ('66) of VA;
05 - George Pipkin ('57) ANDButch Ragland ('63) of CO;
06 - Nancy McCormick Nicholson ('57) AND Renee Helterbran Benton ('59) of VA;
07 - Ellen Anas Smith ('57) ANDDale Parsons ('69) of HA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:September 30, 1938 - At 2:00 am, Britain, France, Germany and Italy signed the Munich Agreement, allowing Germany to occupy the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia.
September 30, 1939 - U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Italian Marshal Pietro Badoglio signed an armistice aboard the Royal Navy battleship HMS Nelson off Malta.
September 30, 1939 - General
Władysław Sikorski became
commander-in-chief of the
Government in exile.
September 30, 1941 - Holocaust in Kiev, Ukraine: German Einsatzgruppe C completed the Babi Yar massacre.
|TODAY IN 1962:|
Sunday, September 30, 1962 - Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became United Farm Workers.
1. OOPS - STILL NADA, BUT.....
NEW ITEM FOR THE SITE:
From Rob Stanton of VA to Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/13/12, 3:34 PM - "Tankar Stations on Old Stomping Grounds":
|I was checking on some family things this afternoon on the internet and came across your site, particularly the old photos and memories of the Tankar Gas Stations. My grandfather, B.M. Stanton, was the owner of the stations and developed the idea of using the rail car as the station’s office. He sought locations that were adjacent to rail spurs, and had quite of few marketing gimmicks that he thought would be good for business. One was to give away free bars of Ivory soap to customers who bought a certain number of gallons of gas. This was great until he realized that the customers got offended because the station attendants were implying that the customers’ personal hygiene was lacking. When my father and brother cleaned out the old company warehouse a year or so ago, they found boxes and boxes of Ivory soap stuffed away on the shelves.|
Another marketing idea was a gift with purchase…the gift being a glass
piggy bank in the shape of a Tankar. I have attached a photo of the
bank…..I would be interested in buying any Tankar Station items or
photos that can be located….along with another late 40’s photo of the
Tankar Station being built at 37th Street and Hampton Blvd in Norfolk.
The masonry block building would be the Company’s HQ and warehouse until
the 70’s, when it was relocated to Northampton Blvd in Va Beach.
The Tankar Stations were closed to make way for ROBO Car Washes at many of the locations, which continued to be operated by my father and brother until a year or so ago. My brother still owns the car wash on Pembroke Avenue near Buckroe Beach.
|37th Street and Hampton Boulelvard, Norfolk, VA|
Thanks for the memories.
From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA to Rob Stanton of VA - 07/13/12, 8:12 PM:
GREAT STUFF!! Thanks for sending it along.
Actually the site is not mine, but I have provided a lot of content.
The webmistress is the Cc: addressee to this e-mail. She has been having computer problems, so I cannot tell you when your images and narrative will be posted.
Again, thanks for sharing,
Thank you so much,
I loved those stations! I always tried to persuade my mama into
going there just because I thought they were so very cool. If I ever
located one of those piggy banks, I'd scoop it up myself for my
collection of nostalgic artifacts! Maybe we should keep a search on eBay
After this seemingly interminable delay, your wonderful images and text are at last posted, Ron:
http://www.nnhs65.com/tankar.html - newly updated!
|BONUS JEWISH CROSS
PATTERNS AND SITES:
|BONUS SUKKOT RECIPES:
http://judaism.about.com/od/roshhashanarecipes/r/soupchicken.htm - Traditional Chicken Soup - "My kids love chicken soup. In our family, chicken soup season opens on Rosh HaShana and closes on Passover. I like to make the soup; it is easy to make, low-cost, and healthy. I use turkey, along with chicken, in the soup because turkey is higher in iron. My kids like to eat the soup with noodles."
http://www.thekosherchannel.com/sukkot-recipes.html - Sukkot Recipes and Menus - "Here are our favorite Sukkot Recipes from The Kosher Channel. It's a tempting assortment of the 'Tried and True,' 'Back to Basics' and 'Elegance with Ease' Queen in the Kitchen Collections..."
From Bill Hobbs ('66) of Northern VA - 09/17/12, 6:59 AM - "Pay It Forward (#11 in a Series of 12)":
Always trusting in Jesus my Lord,
One of the pictures reminded me of a very dear friend
who is so utterly faithful to her son.
A father and mother kissing their dying
little girl goodbye. If you are wondering why all the medic people are
bowing: in less than an hour, two small children in the next room are
able to live thanks to the little girl's kidney and liver.
OH, WOW! Thanks, Bill!
|From www.ajokeaday.com - 07/29/12:|
A police officer sees a man driving around with a pickup truck full of penguins. He pulls the guy over and says, "You can't drive around with penguins in this town! Take them to the zoo immediately."
The guy says okay, and drives away. The next day, the officer sees the guy still driving around with the truck full of penguins -- and they're all wearing sunglasses. He pulls the guy over and demands, "I thought I told you to take these penguins to the zoo yesterday?"
The guy replies, "I did. Today I'm taking them to the beach!"
|DATES TO REMEMBER:|
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds Lunch Bunch
gatherings on the first Thursday of every month at Steve & John's Steak House on
Jefferson Avenue just above Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News at 11:00 AM. The
luncheon is not limited to just the Class of '55; if you have friends in that
year, go visit with them.
2. Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6, 2012 - Class of 1962 - 50-Year Reunion - Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hampton on the Water. CONTACT: Brenda Amos Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, October 9,10, and 11, 2012 - Class of
1957 - 55-Year Reunion - Marriott Hotel in Town Center, Newport News. CONTACT:
Pat Beck Letzinger at Pabletz@aol.com
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 02/20/12
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
2.Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to email@example.com; or
3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
Sisu Vesimchu B'simchat Torah
Ut'nu kavod laTorah
Ki tov sachra mikol sechora
Mipaz umip'ninim yekara
Nagil venasis b'zot haTorah
Ki hi lanu oz ve'ora
Rejoice and be merry on Simchat
And give honor to the Torah!
For her reward is greater than any business,
More valuable than jewels.
We shall rejoice and be merry on Simchat Torah,
For it is for us strength and light.
"Sisu Vesimchu" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://www.greatjewishmusic.com/Midifiles/Sukkot/Sisu-Vesimchu.html - 10/14/08
Adam Rhine's Painting (Watercolor and Colored Pencil) of Sukkot Symbol courtesy of http://www.hebrewart.com/magen_david/sukkot.html - 10/02/09
Clip art of Lulav used to form Divider Lines courtesy of http://www.bry-backmanor.org/holidayfun/sukkot.html - 10/14/08
Animated Yehaa Typhoon
clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Marine Corps Seal clip art
courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI
- one of my
Famous Marines who served in the South
Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!
courtesy of Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 08/28/09
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