Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Class of 1961 Passaic NJ High School 50th Reunion

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There are eight parts to this event held on September 23-25, 2011 at the Hanover Marriott Hotel in Whippany New Jersey where the Class of 1961 of Passaic NJ High School held its 50th Reunion. The original movie is smooth. The uploader creates the choppiness.
Part One of Eight
Still images from Friday afternoon and evening, mixed with images from Passaic. Also included are images of the preliminary event in the Gallery Room of the hotel before the dinner dance in the Ballroom.

Part Two of Eight
Terri Berlin Acrish, Chairperson of the Reunion Committee welcomes the PHS Class of 1961. Images of Passaic and classmates appear on the screen while she speaks. Rosie Meyers Levine recites a poem about remembrance in tribute to classmates who passed away.

Part Three of Eight
Classmates renewing friendships, walking the buffet line, chased by paparazzi, dancing with the stars, and as auditioning for American Idol.

Part Four of Eight
Classmate Joe Lukowich sings. Terri Berling Acrish thanks the reunion committee, and other contributors.

Part Five of Eight
Dr. Sam Jarkesy speaks to his former students. Steven Guttenberg reads a message from Joe Castiglia. Larry Kron announces awards for some classmates. Terri Berlin Acrish presents their prizes. Viet Nam vetereans are asked to stand.

Part Six of Eight
More scenes of dancing senior citizens.

Part Seven of Eight
Restless senior citizens inspired by Terpsichore.

Part Eight of Eight
Still more rock and rolling senior citizens, singing in a frenzy. Linda Ainbender Brecher thanks the hotel staff, the DJ, the official photographer (not me), and issues wishes for happy trails. Brief scenes from Sunday brunch, hello I must be going. Tribute to deceased classmates.

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