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Name: CHERYL NICOCIA () on Saturday, January 18, 2003 at 10:50:02
City and State: Keno,Or(onthefrozenriver)
Class: 62
Message: HELLO !!! I am out here, still on the Planet. All is well up here in Keno, altho it is a might chilly this morning. About 17. So I am wishin I were in Hawthorne right now, ha ha. How are you doing? Haven't heard any Bike stories lately, are you boys still riding in the mornings?
Hey Cheryl, No, "the boys" gave it up a couple of months ago. Janet said I was getting so doggone good lookin' that I had to quit. YEAH RIGHT!!!
It's time for the after-holiday diets to begin.

Name: Chris Prewitt () on Friday, January 17, 2003 at 10:33:03
City and State: Fullerton, CA
Class: 1967
Message: OK Coug's this weekend I will be hanging out around the Crowne Plaza Resort in Garden Grove (any Disneyana Enthusiasts among you?). If any of you see me let me know. It has been almost two weeks since I spotted a Cougar in the wild ;) I will be wearing my CT shirt on Sunday.
Keep your eyes peeled for Chris Cougs, he's always out there somewhere.

Name: Adrianne () on Friday, January 17, 2003 at 10:23:36
City and State: Cerritos, CA
Maiden: Longpre
Class: 63
Message: Some suggestions that came in for our 40th reunion include other 60's classmates that would like to join our fun, since other years were dating our class. Anyone interested in joining us, please e-mail me at my address and let me know what you think. We really want this to happen, but it takes a joint effort. Also, if you know of a reunion service planner that I may have missed. Thanks in advance.

Name: kelley () on Friday, January 17, 2003 at 00:05:14
City and State: Englewood,Or
Maiden: c
Class: 67
Message: Since i didn't get my cookie's made for the christmas cookie deal..i was wondering if gary Jr can get an address of a pal who is still in afganistan that i could send cookie's to. I'm really happy that he will be home for awhile....but I still would like to send something to the boys over there..if and of the Griffins can help just email me thanks...PEACE...
health care not war fare...Kell

Thanks Kel.....

Name: Maria Fitzgerald () on Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 22:51:20
City and State: Torrance, CA
Maiden: Juaneza
Class: 80
Message: If any Cougars out there want to donate blood, you can donate to any hospital, not just Red Cross. Infact, when you donate blood or blood products in our local hospitals, the blood stay within our community, not neccessarily true when you donate to Red Cross. But, donating to Red Cross is much much better than not donating at all.
It's true, the supply of blood is once again very low. Wouldn't it be great if every abled Cougar person donate blood or other blood products and say that they heard about the blood drive from Cougartown? Well, I hope everyone who can donate, will donate, and I also wish everyone good health.

Name: Alan Nelson () on Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 19:01:35
City and State: Parker, Az
Class: '73
Message: You're right John, I'm thinking of KiddieLand. BTW, Don't forget to watch the Wildcats burst the Trojans on the court tonight.
I thought football was over.

Name: Dan Johnson () on Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 18:47:00
City and State: Sherman Oaks (& Agoura)
Class: 77
Message: Jill, Marty is our drummer and he has reached Mark & Brian on several occasions to plug our shows. He also is very active with the Red Cross so he combined the two. We are playing at the Canyon Club in Agoura on Saturday night -- if you're bored drive up the 101 and come zone out to some Floyd, maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaan

Name: Alan Nelson () on Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 17:56:52
City and State: Parker, Az
Class: '73
Message: Wasn't the mini railroad at the small amusement park next to Boy's Market/Kresge (or was it Woolworth?) shopping center? I believe it was on about 118th and Hawthorne Blvd.
Hey Alan, Not the one I recall. Are you sure you aren't thinking of Rockwell's Kiddieland?

Name: Jill McFarlane () on Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 11:22:33
City and State: Mission Viejo, CA
Class: 1977
Message: Hey Dan J, Wch1ispink got a major plug this morning on the radio for your upcoming gig in Agoura, somebody named Marty called Mark and Brian and challenged all Pink Floyd fans to donate blood this weekend. So, I will set up my own challenge, all C-Town members, donate blood this Saturday and wear your C-Town shirts proudly! Apparently Southern Ca has a dangerously low level of blood supply. Just doing my civic duty here. Hope everyones New Year is good so far.

Name: Dale Craig () on Thursday, January 16, 2003 at 00:44:24
City and State: Hawthorne,Ca
Class: 76
Message: hi everyone in Cougartown Happy New Year greetings how bout them Trojans I give them do respect the way they man handled UCLA NOTRE DAME & IOWA I'm hoping for another great super bowl between the Eagles & the Oakland Traiders oops I met the Oakland Raiders Eagles will win hope everyone has a great new year stay save go Angels back to back in 2003 say ya at cruise night signed Dale W Craig class of 76

Name: THERESA () on Wednesday, January 15, 2003 at 14:01:53
City and State: INGLEWOOD
Class: 1993

No info yet.....

Name: doris () on Wednesday, January 15, 2003 at 11:23:42
City and State: Twin Falls, ID
Maiden: donaldson
Class: '57
Message: DON BURNS ... Denny Reading died about 7 or 8 years ago. He was the very first person I tried to find and that was close to 3 years ago; it had been about 5 years since his death then. Don't know anything more about him than that, but I know who would. Ed Greevy and I believe his name and email address appear in the '57 Alumni List herein. Good luck. I sure would like you to share whatever information you dig up on him. Thanks. doris

Name: Adrianne () on Tuesday, January 14, 2003 at 21:50:53
City and State: Cerritos, CA
Maiden: Longpre
Class: 63
Message: I just came back from our first 40th Class Reunion Committee meeting with Barbara Hamilton, Vicki Barath, Linda Huthmaker and Dorothy Johnston. We are looking for a reunion service that will help us with the plans, since we waited a little too long to start the ball rolling. So far the services are requiring 2 or more classes in order to accomodate us. I am putting this up for any '63 alumni out there that are interested in attending a reunion this year, and if you have any ideas. Also to get the word out that we, as a committee, have started things up. Please pass this info along to any '63 Cougars you may know.
OK 63ers, here's your chance to gather together and have one heck of a great time. Let Adrianne know you're out there.

Name: Don (crow) Burns () on Tuesday, January 14, 2003 at 21:11:42
City and State: Downey, Ca.
Class: 57
Message: Hey Cougs, a couple more names from the past that I haven't seen check in to Ctown Curtis Gabriel(was @ Ramona elem.), & Denny Reading ( my step dad worked @ Reading Retreads, & pitted with Brick (Denny's dad) @ old Carroll Speedway, went with them a few times, man what a ball that was, there is no better sound or smell than being in the pits during a race. Always be a Coug
I agree.....Thanks Don

Name: Dan Helble () on Tuesday, January 14, 2003 at 20:52:14
City and State: Lancaster,CA
Class: 1971
Message: Just checking in.

Name: DAWN () on Tuesday, January 14, 2003 at 12:47:14
City and State: LAKEWOOD, CA
Message: Hi I was wondering if anyone knew Bob or Gary Stevenson or Dave Green? Thanks Dawn

Name: Ron Dokken () on Monday, January 13, 2003 at 19:31:22
City and State: Endwell, NY
Class: 1955
Message: Wow, Pudge Smith, haven't heard that name in years. In the early fifties, several of us lived on 131st street. I remember going to Pudges' house to watch wrestling. He was the only one to have a TV. Also on that street were Fred Campbell, Ray Booth, and Bob Patchin (sp?). Talk about smoking out behind the garage - glad it didn't take.

Name: doris () on Monday, January 13, 2003 at 17:30:05
E-Mail: yesofcourse
City and State: Twin Falls ID
Maiden: Donaldson
Class: '57
Message: HEY DON CROW ... I remember Pudge Smith; in fact I saw him at our 30th yr class reunion! So someone, somewhere should have his address, etc. He was also a great friend of Duby Wayne Frier's, who now goes by "Wayne" only! You might try contacting Madeleine (Short) Hahlbeck. I believe her email address appears in CT's '57 alumni list. Good luck and let me know if you find him.

Name: Dave Krikac () on Monday, January 13, 2003 at 17:12:12
City and State: Franklin, TN
Class: 76
Message: Happy New Year Cougs and Cougarettes... I don't know about YOU but I am happy to be HERE another year. Let's be praying for our Men & Women shipping out. These are uncertain times but I firmly believe we have the BIGGEST and BADDEST Angels (Wearing Scarlet & Gold) watching over them.
Thanks John for keeping us talking and for the MANY hours you have invested to make Cougartown Happen.
Quick SHOUT OUT to Valerie, Gloria, Carmen, ALL The Estrada's, Kelly, Chuck, Sheri, Glen (My Best Man) Vickers, Kathy......Be Blessed.

Thanks Dave, and thanks for supporting Cougartown.

Name: Kathleen Griffin () on Monday, January 13, 2003 at 12:52:41
City and State: San Pedro, CA
Maiden: Nix
Class: 74
Message: I was waiting for my Brother to tell everyone but he?s busy, very busy spending time with Gary Jr. who was awarded a 30-day leave just before Christmas. The cookies that arrived after he departed Afghanistan were in good hands since he left another soldier in charge of dispensing the love from home. Gary got to spend Christmas with his wife and two kids in Palmdale and now, I believe they are in Nevada visiting Gary Sr.. We are so grateful to everyone for the cookies and prayers, and while we are fortunate to have our ?son? back in the states (possibly for quite a long time) we do not forget the other sons and daughters who are over there or getting ready to deploy.
Thanks to all who participated in the great Cougartown Cookie Fest. Gary Jr. said he was a pretty popular guy when mail arrived.
Coach Hal, best wishes for a speedy recovery. I?m having my fifth back surgery on February 10th and hope to recover just a quickly. You were the topic of discussion at the Nix Family Gathering over the Holidays. Jay and Barbara send their best wishes as well.

Hi Kathleen, Tell Gary Jr. that a few cookies don't come close to what he and the rest are doing for our Country. Get Well Coach......

Name: Don (crow) Burns () on Monday, January 13, 2003 at 09:46:01
City and State: Downey, Ca.
Class: 57
Message: Hey all, started reading all of feedback from page 1, really got a feeling for the rest of the HHS alumni. The feedback really went thro some ups & downs. Dave Hill, lived across 133rd from Frosties, died around 93-94, Dave was to drunk to drive, so walking the 3 or 4 blocks home, was killed by a hit & run (drunk driver?). Whatever happened to Pudge Smith? He is the one in the 6th grade @ Ramona that gave me the nickname Scarecrow, due to the fact never combed my hair? Over time the name was shortened to Crow.

Name: R Drager () on Sunday, January 12, 2003 at 20:03:22
City and State: I D
Class: 55
Message: Can any one tell me if there is going to be a 50th reunion for the class of 1955 Thanks for the time R Drager
All reunions are placed on the Reunions page when I hear about them. I usually don't hear anything until the last of February. Actually, your 50th won't be until 2005, but it never hurts to check as there may be a multi-class reunion in the works.
Good Luck

Name: Linda Shahian () on Sunday, January 12, 2003 at 16:13:14
City and State: San Pedro, CA
Maiden: McDowell
Class: '62
Message: Hello Everyone: I'm writing once again regarding the Memorial Gathering for Les Johnson, class of '62. Judy Liber and I have received many nice comments, and stories recalling fond memories of and with Les. Since the gathering is this next Sunday, Jan. 19th, and since many of you will not be able to attend, I would appreciate any "Les-stories" you may have to share. We all knew him differently and many attending only met him AFTER high school. So, your input will be a welcome addition to the celebration of his life. Thanks in advance.
Linda McDowell-Shahian

Name: Marilyn Ross () on Saturday, January 11, 2003 at 17:57:12
City and State: Garden Grove, CA
Maiden: Wisham
Class: 56
Message: Hi all you Cougars and Cougaretts and a Happy New Year to you all! If any of you oldtimers are interested, there's a couple of postcards on E-bay for sale of Patmars. It's interesting just to look at. It is about late 1940's and shows the surrounding area with nothing on it. Weird. It's such a busy intersection now. I spent a lot of time there in high school, they had great hamburgers.

Name: Jessie () on Friday, January 10, 2003 at 18:58:36
City and State: LA, CA
Maiden: Corral
Class: Wanna be Cougar 1974
Message: Hi all! Well I was driving down Hawthorne Blvd. last weekend and came to a stop. As I looked up I saw the old Bob Cole Dance Studio on the upper floor. How many of you took dance lessons there? I didn't, but I know quite a few people in the neighborhood did. Come on now, fess up, we no you're out there!
My daughter did in about 1968.

Name: Linda McDowell-Shahian () on Friday, January 10, 2003 at 16:14:22
City and State: San Pedro, CA
Maiden: McDowell
Class: '62
Message: There will be a memorial gathering to celebrate the life of Les Johnson on Sunday, January 19th, 2003, at 2pm. at the home of Judy Liber in Manhattan Beach, CA. All those who knew Les and want to attend are welcome. For details and directions, please call either Judy Liber at (310) 372-8187 or Linda Shahian-McDowell at (310)547-9377.

Name: Tim Helble () on Friday, January 10, 2003 at 15:24:08
City and State: Columbia, MD
Class: 73
Message: Welcome Back John! We know you need time off once in a while. I returned to MD on Monday the 6th after spending the holidays in CA. I didn't get to see everyone I wanted to but still had a good time. Great weather most of the time. When I left L.A. on the 6th it was in the 70s on the way to 80+ and when I landed in Baltimore it was snowing.

Name: doris () on Friday, January 10, 2003 at 10:39:37
City and State: SNOWY Twin Falls, Idaho
Maiden: donaldson
Class: '57
Message: Welcome back John! You WERE missed by all! Shoot! That's too hard on an old guy to have to work that hard! LOL Actually, come to think of it, missed EVERYONE! COUGAR POWER REINS !!!
Thanks Doris

Name: Don (crow) Burns () on Friday, January 10, 2003 at 09:53:33
City and State: Downey, Ca.
Class: 57
Message: Happy & prosperous New Year to all Cougars out there. John glad you had a nice vacation? Don
Hey Don, It's more of a work detail than vacation, and it's not quite over yet, but good to be back.

Name: Sharon MacDonald () on Friday, January 10, 2003 at 08:56:36
City and State: Burlington, Wisconsin
Maiden: Badger
Class: 1963
Message: Happy New Year to all in Cougartown! Just back from 10 days in LA and Las Vegas. For any of you who have seen the "Society of Seven" perform in Honolulu, they are now at the Aladdin in Las Vegas. Great show! Wore my Cougartown shirt to the Farmer's Market in LA earlier this week and and got one "hey, Cougartown" with a thumbs-up but didn't get a chance to stop and exchange names. Hope anyone from Cougartown who was affected by the wind and wildfires in the LA area survived unscathed.
Hi Sharon, Sounds like you had a great New Years.

Name: Cheryl Nicocia () on Thursday, January 9, 2003 at 23:08:34
City and State: Keno,Or.(ontheriver)
Maiden: Christensen
Class: 62
Message: HAPPY NEW YEAR JB, and all the Cougars out there. Hope this new year is Happy and Healthy for everyone. Glad to see you are back, John. I sure miss reading feedback. The Grappa Man and I had a great holiday, and are now back home. Hope everyone got their "Cougarballs" in time for Christmas. Thanks to all that ordered.
Love You Guys, Cheryl.

Hey Cheryl, Glad you made it home safely and tell John I have more bottles for him from Janet.
Glad to be back too. It feels like the Feedback page has been turned off for a month.

Name: Penny Prouty () on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 14:58:15
City and State: Torrance, CA
Maiden: Prouty
Class: '62
Message: A very Happy New Year, everyone! Wishing you a blessed, safe, healthy and happy year, ahead. Again, thank you John.... You've been a real blessing, with all that you have brought into our lives, by re-connecting all of us through Cougartown. God Bless you!

Thanks Penny, you too have a Happy New Year.

Name: Cindy () on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 13:54:16
City and State: Gig Harbor WA
Maiden: Whittaker
Class: 1976
Message: Recipe for New Year: Take twelve fine, full-grown months; see that these are thoroughly free from old memories of bitterness, rancor and hate, cleanse them completely from every clinging spite; pick off all specks of pettiness and littleness; in short, see that these months are freed from all the past—have them fresh and clean as when they first came from the great storehouse of Time. Cut these months into thirty or thirty-one equal parts. Do not attempt to make up the whole batch at one time (so many persons spoil the entire lot this way) but prepare one day at a time. Into each day put equal parts of faith, patience, courage, work (some people omit this ingredient and so spoil the flavor of the rest), hope, fidelity, liberality, kindness, rest (leaving this out is like leaving the oil out of the salad dressing— don’t do it), prayer, meditation, and one well-selected resolution. Put in about one teaspoonful of good spirits, a dash of fun, a pinch of folly, a sprinkling of play, and a heaping cupful of good humor.

Happy New Year, Cindy

Name: Doris () on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 13:52:32
City and State: Twin Falls, ID
Maiden: Donaldson
Class: '57 and pround of it!
Message: So glad I still have a chance to say HAPPY NEW YEARS to everyone on CT! And although it seems like I say it about once a week, THANK YOU JOHN!!! For this website, for the trouble and time you put into it and doggone it! For just being YOU! I love you Cougs; have a safe but fun NY and see you in 2003! Special hugs to the Libido Brigade gang and THANKS ... FOR THE MEMORIES!!! Princess of the Libido Brigade, doris
Thanks Doris....

Name: Jerry Miles () on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 13:03:59
City and State: Fair Oaks, CA
Class: 66
Message: Well another year in the history books. I just wanted to wish all my Cougar friends the best of everything in 2003. Happy New Year, all.
Thanks Jerry, Have a great one.....

Name: Don D. () on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 13:01:00
City and State: near the beaches
Class: 75
Message: Everyone have a safe and great New Year-- Don Di Tomasso
Thanks Don.....

Name: Robin () on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 12:44:09
City and State: Redondo Beach, LA"
Maiden: Keats
Class: 19sixty
Message: "When all the poems are said and done, the class of 60' stands number one!"..or "Earthlink, AOL and Juno, 60' Cougs were numero uno!"....Not bad poetry for some dust bowl okies kid...:o) Happy New Year to all Cougars...And get well soon Coach! I hope to see you playing tennis in 3 months or before 2 more Drew Barrymore weddings, whichever comes first...And thanks for another year John...Like the class 60' Cougartown stands alone as the best website, this side of the LA river..:o) Later 2002...:o)
Now THAT'S some poetry, boy. Thank Eewe and a Happy Happy New Year to the class of 60, the class that couldn't uhhhhhhh.....DRINK BEER!! Yeah that's it, Happy New Year to the class that couldn't drink beer......never mind.

Name: Marsha Russell-Hood () on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 12:32:55
City and State: Redondo Beach
Class: 64
Message: Wishing you all love, happiness, prosperity and most of all good health in 2003. John, thank you so much for another year of CT, it is so great being able to stay connected to all of these GREAT Cougs. All of you have a safe New Years careful out there.
Thanks Marsha.....

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