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Another 50's classic Roy Hamilton
Name: Tom Burroughs () on Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 20:55:52
City and State: Prescott AZ
Message: Ok so I'll take some of the blame, because I have not contributed lately, but what's up with this today. I mean we have taken slow to a new level. Maybe I can stirr some ( poop), how about them Sooners? We are on the eve of March madness here folks, lets get this into gear!! Sloey are you out there? John how about posting the Ad for membership one more time? I have fallen down there also but will put my check in the mail tomorrow! Revitalized TB from AZ
Hey Tom, thanks as I was going to change the membership page, but I'll put it up for now.
Name: Sharon Branigan () on Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 20:50:13
City and State: Thousand Oaks
Message: Happy Birthday Aja! And yes, the Biermans think it would be a good idea to fill your plate with "PINK" on April 20. A free concert and there will probably be beer, too... come on, guys, how can you pass this up??? Be sure to wear your highly fashionable "COUGARTOWN" T-shirt! Place your orders NOW!
Thanks for the plug, Sharon. You're almost as good as Dan.
Name: Dan Johnson () on Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 12:03:40
City and State: Sherman Oaks
Message: Today is Lil' Coug Aja Danielle Johnson's second birthday. "And then one day you find, ten years has got behind you, no one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun." Roger Waters. And speaking of Rog, in celebration of Earth Day on April 20 Which One's Pink? will play a free show at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach starting at noon. This earth day celebration is supposed to be a family event with booths and games and other entertainment. The Biermans think it would be a great time for a CT cruise afternoon!
You just can't get ANYONE out to see Which one's Pink, can you Dan. OK all you 60's and 70's Earth Day Hippie Cougs, now's your chance to see these guys for nuttin', so get out to Polliwog park and scream for W1P.
Name: Paula Dunn () on Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 10:09:31
City and State: Florence, KY
Message: This is to Enza Nicocia and Sean Fitzpatrick.... Hi guys! I have to side with Sean on the big question. Remember, I went to the funeral, too, and my mother took Enza and I. Enza was too upset to go back to school after that, so my mom took her home. Enza, do you remember that part? Yes, Sean is correct with the question....who died that sad day in Dec. 1967 and went to Hawthorne Intermediate School and perished in a plane crash? Yes, Sean got it right. It was Sylvia McHenry. Sylvia was a good friend of mine from York School. Glad I could be of service... Now, the next question I want to know is.... Where oh where is D'D Mahoney. Her and Sylvia McHenry were the best of friends from York Elementary School. D'D left So. California to Redding, CA before we were in 8th grade and where she finally got her horse that she always wanted. We were in Mrs. Mc Daniel's class in 7th grade and that is when I met Enza! In high school, I lost D'D's address. She was also a very good friend. Enza, you are right. You can't have too many friends! If anyone knows, e-mail me!
Name: Larry Biller () on Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 00:11:23
City and State: Portland, Morerain
Message: "IS THIS THING WORKING"? I take it, it must be slow in Cougartown tonight. So have they decided to do anything with the Hawthorne Mall?
Yes it is and no they haven't. Thanks Larry.....
Name: Janet Burkett () on Monday, March 11, 2002 at 23:44:03
City and State: Mission Viejo, Ca
Message: More and more 62ers are checking in about the up coming reunion. Looks like we are on our way to finding most all of our classmates. So...any 62ers out there who are "thinking bout it"...think no more! It is going to be a great weekend. Get your names in to Linda asap and we'll see you there! (JB1 is back on his bike with you know who....JS....and is on his way to being in great shape (you know, like all those advertisements with people still trying to fit into their dresses and pants from when they were 18...BEFORE the big reunion!)
And I'll make it too. I still have my high school gym shorts (size 32) and I'm planning on getting one leg into them by Reunion night.
62ers, if you haven't filled out the form, please go to our 62 reunion page and do so soon, and we'll see you all on July 27th in Lake Forest, CA. Thanks JB2
Name: Sharon Johnson () on Monday, March 11, 2002 at 23:37:55
City and State: Nampa, Idaho
Message: LHS 61 I have sad news, Sharon (Cantor) Rigney ,HHS 61 passed away Friday, March 8th. My thoughts & prayers go out to her husband, Jerry, their sons and families and to her brother, Pete.
Sad news indeed. Jerry, Sharon will be missed by all her classmates and friends. I'm very sorry for your loss.
Name: corey levitan () on Monday, March 11, 2002 at 18:46:13
City and State: hawthorne
Message: this one's a long shot, but is anyone here old enough to remember when marilyn monroe was 5 years old and lived in hawthorne with the bolenders? (i know hawthorne high wasn't even built yet, but i figured someone might be connected with someone who remembers.) i'm writing an article for the daily breeze. call me and i can promise you good karma and maybe a mention in my article.
thanks, corey levitan
310 540 5511 x329
Nope, I'm not old enough but I bet Doug Robertson knew the Bolender's. I think they lived on what is now 134th St between Hawthorne Bl and Washington.
Doug's address is Doug Robertson, 2840 Acacia Av. Fresno, CA 93705. Hope this helps....
Name: Sean Ramey () on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 15:12:32
City and State: Corona, CA
Message: Enza, I remember, I remember...I think. Was it Sylvia McHenry?
Name: doris () on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 15:10:52
City and State: SNOWY IDAHO
Message: Jerry Miles ... you POOR SWEET BABY! You have to ask your SISTER where your ..... are? Whew! Get well soon! :-D Where is everybody in the early years ... 50's being early years, John. HAPPY WEEKEND COUGS!
Name: Sean Ramey () on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 14:11:23
City and State: Corona, Ca
Message: I told you I need all the help I can get. I'll look at that book tonight to refresh my memory. Since our reunion book just got in, I'll need that old 68 book in hand! Thanks Enza.
Name: Jerry Miles () on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 13:55:06
City and State: Fair Oaks, CA
Message: Cindy, thanks for your concern but I still know where my original set is located. But they are absolutely useless as to mounting on the top of my truck antenna. Not only has been a little wet and cold here but there is a physical limitation.
Name: Cindy Colby () on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 13:09:42
Maiden: Smart A--
City and State: Laguna Hills, CA
Message: Jerry Miles, You make me laugh, sounds like you have a personal problem, I think that you may have looked in the wrong place for your Cougar balls.
Name: Enza Nicocia () on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 10:49:36
City and State: Sunny So Cal
Message: Hi Sean! Great to see some more c/o '72 post! But, I think you are mistaken, Silvia Berger and I go to Brunch on Sundays, her picture is right next to mine! The Sylvia who died w/her family, she is on the top row second from last picture. Remember? I think her name was Hernandez. It is GREAT to remember all the people who came across our lives...and it makes it easier when you can re-connect on cougartown!! THANKS JOHN!!
It's easy to forget sometimes, people who touched us in so many ways..(like the young Sylvia, who's life was taken at such an early age, I'll never forget her funeral, it was sooo sad!!) Life is short, re-connect with the people who you have lost contact with today!! You can NEVER have too many friends!!
Ciao, Enza :)
AMEN to that, Thanks Enza
Name: Tifany Monzon () on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 10:35:59
City and State: Lakewood, Ca.
Message: I am looking for information on the 10 year reunion for the class of '92.
Hi Tifany, All the info I have will be on the Reunions page. If anyone knows about a 10 year reunion, please let me know. There's been lots of interest for this class reunion but no one has officially stepped to the plate yet. Also try the school at 310-263-4400.
Name: Jerry Miles () on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 10:16:32
City and State: Fair Oaks, CA
Message: Earlier this week Debbie Miles wrote in saying she was at cruise night and picked up some Cougar balls for her whole family. Well last time I looked I was still her brother so WHERE?S MY BALLS, DEBBIE!
Name: Sean Ramey () on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 08:34:56
City and State: Corona, Ca
Message: Enza, it was Sylvia Burger and her parents that died in that plane crash. I think it was in Redondo Beach. I still have my year book from 8th grade and there is a wonderful dedication page to Sylvia. I hung out with her and Kay Downing sometimes. Kay was very close to Sylvia and her family. I like to pull out that year book from 68 after I get the reunion pictures back, it helps me to remember people, and believe me I need all the help I can get these days! It's amazing the amount of people a person can know in their life, and John you have been an important part of making sure we don't forget. Thank you!
Name: Larry Biller () on Friday, March 8, 2002 at 00:10:38
City and State: Portland, Rain
Message: How about the greatest T.V. event ever? LLOYD THAXTON'S FINGER PUPPETS!!
Name: Enza Nicocia () on Thursday, March 7, 2002 at 23:16:50
City and State: Sunny So. Cal
Message: Hi Dorene, I remember you from 8th grade! Do you recall if this was the teacher that left in the middle of the school year? And didn't Silvia Hernandez and her family all perish in that terrible plane crash that same year? Good to see the c/o '72 posting in feedback...now if we could only identify the rest of that 8th grade class!!
Name: Dorene Sciortino () on Thursday, March 7, 2002 at 22:01:36
City and State: San Luis Obispo, Ca
Name: Phil () on Thursday, March 7, 2002 at 15:50:43
City and State: Hawthorne, Ca.
Message: HI! UH..... Mike Mc. & UPChuck, Keith Jones, Rick & Rip Mc Q, Doran T., Dave P., Brad Stone & Shelly my CUZ's! JEEEZE! all my BUDS & FAM! Hawthorne used to RULE! the Earth!!!!! Rock me when ya can! PM
Name: Ron Dokken () on Thursday, March 7, 2002 at 13:26:20
City and State: Endwell, NY
Message: I'm in a mellow mood, listening to my favorite CD George Martin's "In My Life". After mentioning Beany the other day, I couldn't help wondering about some other early shows: "The Pinky Lee show", "Ina Ray Hutton's" all girl band, and "Spade Cooleys" band (think he ended up in the slammer). I suppose after 469 pages of feedback, these shows have been mentioned, but I'm too lazy to look. (Come on Spring!)
Yep, I think Spade shot his wife for burning the toast or something like that. If you want to search something out on the website, go to the top of this page and click on Keyword Search, type in a word like Cooley or Pinky and it'll tell you what pages, if any, they're listed on.
Name: Donna Baranowski () on Thursday, March 7, 2002 at 12:42:42
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: Thanks for maintaining this site. I wish I would have known about it before I signed up for classmates.com.
Now you have the best of both, as now if someone signs in at Classmates you can direct them to Cougartown. Thanks Donna and welcome aboard.
Name: Gloria Herlosky () on Thursday, March 7, 2002 at 11:30:27
City and State: Las Vegas, NV
Message: A million Valencias...Now that is SCARY! Ricki-Mature, now that's an oxymoron! Cynthia is who I remember you with more than Ricki...but Cynthia let Patty and me tag along with her to work, more than Ricki did. Maria used to write in a lot, what happened to you Maria? Nina what high school did you go to?
Nina - Maria.....where's Pinta? And as for Ricki, I just thought "mature" was a better choice than aging, declining, decrepit, feeble, ancient, frail, aged, antiquated, tottering, fragile, haggard, wasting away, infirmed, unsound, ambulatory, flimsy, elderly, worn, drawn, jurassic, pre-dirt, OTH, carbon dated, or 3 feet under. And Ricki, just remember, it's ALWAYS better to be "over the hill" rather than under it.
Name: Myrna () on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 22:58:13
City and State: Boonieville
Message: A couple of pages back the Prom night memory book was mentioned. I received mine mid-January, in time to take it to Chico for my Dad's 85th birthday. There, my brother Gordon was complaining about the lousy picture that was in the book. He said they took two and the one they sent was terrible - I asked him if he thought that one is bad, what must the other one look like.... he decided maybe he best not complain!
The lousy picture that was in the book.........hmmmmm
Name: Nina Lococo () on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 21:57:17
City and State: Poway, Ca
Message: The Valencias!!! Oh my gosh, weren't there like a million of you. I remember Cynthia very well. Long dark hair. How is she? Didn't you have an older sister that also worked at the park. Older than Cynthia? This is like a time warp.
Yes, Ricki is .....well, a little more MATURE than Cynthia, and she too worked for the Parks and Rec in Hawthorne.
Name: Autumn Uter () on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 21:57:01
City and State: Hawthorne, Ca
Message: I think this page is great. It's only missing one thing.....THE CLASS OF '99!
Hi Autumn, The class of 99 hasn't been out of HHS long enough to appreciate Cougartown yet. Give it a few years, and thanks for checking in.
Name: Beverly Tobey () on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 20:19:07
City and State: Simi Valley, CA
Message: Did someone mention TIME FOR BEANY??? It was the very FIRST thing I ever saw on television; actually, the first time I ever saw a TV. Someone in the government housing project where I lived had one (nobody had a telephone, however, and very few cars). I must have been about 6 years old. From then on, I used to beg anyone who had TV to let me watch TFB. We finally got a set and I was in "Stan Freeberg Heaven" (he ad-libbed Cecil, my hero). It lost its charm in the animated version.
Name: Elizabeth Estrada () on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 15:39:12
City and State: Redondo Beach,CA
Message: Hello Nina, Welcome aboard. I think I know your cousins. Frank and Manny and little sister..........ummmm....I forgot her name. Stick around. This is a good place. Dizzy Lizzy
Name: GLORIA HERLOSKY () on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 14:46:23
City and State: LAS VEGAS, NV
Message: I remember Nina Lococo and your brother Felize. Mostly from the parks/recreation. My sister Cynthia was a rec leader at Eucalyptus and you two were there all the time! Always thought you were the most beautiful girl I had ever seen! Does anybody remember Nancy Albertini? Or her whereabouts? She was a sweet girl from Eucalyptus, too.
Name: Dan Johnson () on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 11:53:53
City and State: Sherman Oaks, CA
Message: Hi Nina! It wasn't much of a triangle -- it was more like a Freeway between two points with me not even yet to the onramp 700 miles to the north! Anyway, its nice to hear from you -- stay in touch here in CT -- lots of folks remember you and would be glad to hear from you (your cousin (?) was posting here for a while but seems to have put aside the habit for a spell)
Name: Nina Lococo () on Wednesday, March 6, 2002 at 00:03:09
City and State: Poway, CA
Message: I didn't graduate from HHS, but I went to Eucalyptus and Haw. Intermediate. This site is great. Love reading all the familiar names and stories. I vividly remember the Linda Cota, Dan Johnson, Russ Painter triangle. Thanks for the memories. BTW, Hi to my cousin Maria.
Hi Nina, Glad you enjoy the website and feel free to join in anytime.
Name: lisa () on Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at 23:33:32
City and State: ramona, ca
Message: john: please forward me your address so i can pay the dues for the year. thanks, lisa
Hi Lisa, It's PO Box 1406, Lomita, CA 90717
Thanks for thinking of Ctown.....
Name: Cindy Whittaker () on Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at 21:23:01
City and State: Gig Harbor WA
Message: Wow! Looks like everyone had a great time on Cruise Night. Wish I could have been there too. The last picture mentioned another get-together in August. Have the dates been decided yet? I have to be in San Diego for a family function from Aug 3 to 9. I'd love to drive up and attend one of these things for once!! I'd even lasso my sister and her husband (both HHS grads) from Palmdale to attend. Loved the pictures -- everyone looks great!
Hi Cindy, No the date hasn't been decided on, and probably won't be until a couple of months before hand. Maybe we'll see you at the next one.
Name: Walter Holt () on Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at 20:39:00
City and State: Orange, Ca
Message: John, Another great Cruise Night... It is always great to get together with everyone. The Olds & The Nomad were awesome as well as the Vette. And now I can say I have the real Cougar Cajones. Afterwards Joanna Ward-Clevenger, Rick Sundall, my friend Joni and I went Dancing at the Alpine village cause the ad said they had 50's & 60's music. We had a great time. I will say we were a bit surprised to find we were some of the youngsters there. Man those 70 & 80 year old folks can cut a rug.
Yep, we had another fun Cruise Night and don't forget Rich Sloan's Pantera. Glad you all had a great time and we'll do it again in September.
Name: Dale Craig () on Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at 19:07:38
City and State: Surf City Here I come
Message: what a great night it was at cruise night it was good to Big John Baker and friends from the sixties not enough people from the seventies I counted about six it was good to see Debbie Miles I have not seen her since 1976 when I left good ol' Hawthorne High hope to everyone at home coming the ten year reunion of the CIF champion Hawthorne Cougars more later Dale "Tazmo" Craig
Name: Enza Nicocia () on Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at 11:53:39
City and State: Sunny So Cal
Message: Hey Petey...That IS David Engstrand. Whatever happened to him? I never see him at any of thereunions. I think I heard that he is a mail carrier in the Beach areas...not sure though. He sure was a cutie! Can anybody else solve this mystery on who these 8th grade kids are?
Name: Debbie Miles () on Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at 11:35:51
City and State: Del Aire, CA
Message: Had a great time at Foster's. My sister, Sheri (the family overachiever who graduated a year early with HONORS in 1978) surprised me by waiting outside my house, just a couple miles away. Even though she missed out on the fun, I bought a supply of Cougar balls for the whole famly.