Whitesboro Class of 1970 50th + 1 Reunion

        50th Reunion - years in the making!
July 8, 2022


Dear Whitesboro Classmates,


The “50th + 2” Reunion is coming up soon, on the weekend of August 5 and 6, 2022.

If you have not yet sent in your reservation and purchased a ticket, please do so soon!   

The deadline for responding is extended to JULY 22, 2022.

We really would love to see as many of our classmates for the 50th as we can.



We will have a “50th + 2” Reunion the weekend of August 5 and 6, 2022
The schedule of events will be as follows:


Friday Class Get Together Event, American Legion, Main Street, Whitesboro, 6 PM

Saturday Golf Outing, Sadaquada Golf Club - RSVP Required
Saturday Senior High School Tour  2 PM     - RSVP Required

Saturday Catholic Mass of Remembrance  4 PM    

Saturday Class Dinner and Dancing, Harts Hill Inn, Whitesboro   6 PM     


Golf Outing:
The deadline for the golf outing has passed, however, if you are interested in playing at the Sadaquada Country Club Golf Course in Whitesboro Saturday morning, please contact Maria Sirianni Allen at meallen1552@gmail.com as soon as possible.
The cost to play for 9 holes is $20 without a cart and $30 with a cart.  

Raffle Prize Donations Needed:

We have always held raffles for prizes at our Friday get togethers, and on reunion years, at our Saturday event.   We are looking for donations to use for prizes. 
Some ideas include:  bath lover’s, chocolate lovers’ baskets;  knitted throws, homemade quilts, or other items or services of interest.   Your donations are welcome and appreciated.
Please contact  Lisa Ventura Bryant  bryntfam@aol.com or Maria Sirianni Allen  meallen1552@gmail.com for more information and to let them know what you wish to donate.

Hotel Rooms:
Hotel rooms are going fast.  Only 2 rooms remain in the block of rooms reserved for reunion at the  Hampton Inn and Suites.
Rate should be $179 for King or Double Queen   Call 315-793-1600 and say "Whitesboro '70 Block"   or     online go to  www.newhartforduticasuites.hamptoninn.com and use group code "W70".


Friday Night Get Together 6 PM:
American Legion Post 1113

110 Main St,
Whitesboro, NY 13492

Casual Get Together to start the weekend!   This is our yearly informal get together, complete with Joe's Pizza at the Legion.

Senior High School Tour 2 PM RSVP required:
Whitesboro Senior High School
6000 NY-291
Marcy, NY 13403

We will meet at the high school on the sidewalk between the Auditorium and the Gym entrances.   Park in lots 5 & 6,  seen in the picture that follows.
Kevin Storsberg , Director of Facilities, will be giving our tour.

Whitesboro Senior High School MAP

Catholic Mass of Remembrance - St. Paul's Church  4 PM:
St. Paul's Church

16 Park Ave
Whitesboro, NY 13492

Mass on Saturday evening will be said in memory of our diseased classmates. 

Saturday Night Class Dinner and Dancing 6 PM:
Harts Hill Inn
135 Clinton Street
Whitesboro, NY  13492

An informal class dinner and dancing is scheduled for 6 PM at the Harts Hill Inn in Whitesboro.

A song list of over 60 selections has been received from classmates and given to the DJ.  Oldies from our era will be played during cocktails and dinner with a mix of contemporary selections for dancing. 

The menu for Saturday night includes:

Baked chicken, Italian meatballs, sausage and peppers, hot vegetable, oven browned potatoes, rice pilaf, tossed garden salad, chef seasonal salad, provolone cheese, Genoa salami, Italian bread/butter. Coffee/tea.
Chef carved : hot baked ham, hot Turkey breast, hot tip round of beef
Prepared to order- pasta station-bow ties Alfredo, penne marinara.

We will also have a unique item for each person attending!

Photo Album:
Ron Mikus is preparing a video presentation including some great photo memories he has taken at past reunions. 
In addition, we are collecting photos that you wish to share.   Please scan your pictures and send to photos@whitesboro1970.org,
Check out the album so far,  https://whitesboro1970.org/Whitesboro1970-50th/.

Class Gift:

In honor of our 50th Reunion we will donate a class gift to Whitesboro Senior High School.  To help support WHS’s high expectations for all students, and in consultation with the WHS guidance department, we have designed a scholarship to support a student’s dream to attend a post-secondary program, either at a two-year or four-year college or at a vocational school.   Please see the attached Class of 1970 Class Gift Letter.pdf for detailed information.    Note that checks for the class gift are made out directly to the Whitesboro Central School District.      As of this writing (7/8/2022) the class has raised  $2325, and we hope you will consider a sending a donation. 

Contact Info:

We do really need your help to keep our contact list up-to-date for another year!   Our committee has worked hard to reach out to the class and gather your email addresses, phone numbers, and mailing addresses.   If you change your contact information, and especially if you change your email address, please contact Lisa Ventura Bryant  bryntfam@aol.com with any updates throughout the year. 

Please see the attached invitation.  Print out the response card and return with payment to Kevin Hill by July 22nd.      
  Contact:  Kevin Hill  khill327@aol.com
Tickets are $75 per person.       
If you have already purchased a ticket for the 2020 reunion and did not request or receive a refund, we still have your reservation, and no further payment is required. 


Stay in contact with us.  We enjoy receiving your emails.  You may also send general emails to planning@whitesboro1970.org to reach the Reunion Committee.

Thank you for all of your understanding and patience during the pandemic delays.  We hope to see you at our “50th + 2” Reunion in 2022.



Your Reunion Committee,

Maria Sirianni Allen
Lisa Ventura Bryant
Cosmo Castellano
James Crimmer
Kate Duffy
Joanne Falinski
Monica Hock Gribnau
Paul Hayes
Kevin Hill
Sharon O'Hara Lindgren
Sheila O'Hara McGlin
Ron Mikus
Stan Wilczek



Information updates will be posted to
and http://whitesboro1970.org

The class of 1970 reunion information is only posted to the Facebook page, or whitesboro1970.org.