Archive

Old entries on the home page will be put
here after they become obsolete so there is a history.
Examples would be info about updates to
the classmates section, Christmas Cards, etc.
Log of recent changes will also be here...

Change Log from January 1st, 2020 to current
(In PDF Format)

Change Log from January 1st, 2019 to December 31st, 2019
(In PDF Format)

Change Log from January 1st, 2018 to December 31st, 2018
(In PDF Format)

Change Log from January 1st, 2017 to December 31st, 2017
(In PDF Format)

Change Log from January 1st, 2016 to December 31st, 2016
(In PDF Format)

Change Log from January 1st, 2015 to December 31st, 2015
(In PDF Format)

Change Log from January 1st, 2014 to December 31st, 2014
(In PDF Format)

Change Log from January 1st, 2013 to December 31st, 2013
(In PDF Format)

Change Log from October 7th, 2011 to December 31st, 2012
(In PDF Format)

Change Log from June 16th, 2010 thru October 3rd, 2011
(In PDF Format)



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55th Reunion Questionnaire Results

A copy of the Reunion Questionnaire result is available in PDF format by clicking Here. The Survey Results will be discussed by the Reunion Committee and decisions passed along as soon as possible.



50th Reunion Registration Package

The Reunion Registration Package was mailed to all Classmates on May 4th.
Below is a link to a copy of the mailing for your convenience.

Reunion Registration Package

(In PDF Format)

A link to the Reunion location website.



50th Reunion Questionnaire Results

Question Summary

(In PDF Format)

Survey Comments

(In PDF Format)


50th Reunion Site Information

Link to the site Robyn Madison and Bill McMillen visited
as a possible location for the Reunion.


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February 11th, 2016 - Latest Reunion Update: At this time there are no defined plans for the 55th reunion. While we may hope that once a plan is found acceptable, the weekend of Sept 9th to Sept 11th will still be available, no one should make definitive plans until consensus by a duly established reunion committee has secured a venue and catering for the Saturday event. (For those who haven't visited the webite recently, the Reunion plans posted on January 28th have been withdrawn)

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October 1st, 2015 - The fall issue of the Class Newsletter has been emailed. If you didn't receive the mailing, please ensure that we have your correct email address or that it didn't find its way into your spam mailbox. The Newsletter can also be found in the Classmates Section or you can request the link to it by emailing info@bchs1961.org.

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August 27th, 2015 - A copy of the Reunion Questionnaire is being mailed to Classmates at the home address we have on file. A PDF format version is also available by clicking Here or if you wish, an online version is available in the Classmate Section of the website. The Reunion Committee would appreciate a response by November 30th to help with planning.

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August 18th, 2015 - Occasionally other classes at BC will pass along information they wish to share with us. The Class of '60 would like you to know that they will be holding their 55th Reunion on October 23rd and 24th. If you are interested in attending, the Reservation form in PDF format is available by clicking Here.

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July 11th, 2015 - A copy of the Senior Play Program, Bells Are Ringing, from November 18th, 1960 has been added to the Oldstuff Section!

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May 29th, 2015 - Miss Lois Mannheimer, who will be remembered fondly by many of her students, passed away on May 20, 2015. The Times Union Obituary may be viewed Here.

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May 20th, 2015 - A link to the BCHS entry in the US News list of best High Schools in the US can be found Here and also in the Items of Interest Section. Bethlehem Central is ranked #649 out of 22,000 High Schools, which is an improvement from #751 in 2012.

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May 2nd, 2015 - An optional request for your email address has been added to the Classmate Logon Screen. It would be appreciated if you could supply it when you login into the private section of the website to help us keep our email list current and accurate!

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April 28th, 2015 - Sadly we've learned that Pam Hill passed away on April 23rd, 2015 and her Obituary can be viewed Here. Our sincerest sympathy goes out to Pam's family and friends.

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April 22nd, 2015 - Those who are on Facebook might enjoy visiting a Delmar NY nostalgia and current events group that contains lots of comments, photos and news Here.

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March 16th, 2015 - Sadly we've learned that Sally Steinke passed away on December 30, 2014 and her Obituary can be viewed Here. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to Sally's family and friends.

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February 10th, 2015 - Brian Warner's 2nd Grade Class photo from Bethlehem Center Grade School added to Oldstuff.

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February 1st, 2015 - The winter issue of the Class Newsletter has been emailed. If you didn't receive the mailing, please ensure that we have your correct email address or that it didn't find its way into your spam mailbox. The Newsletter can also be found in the Classmates Section or you can request the link to it by emailing info@bchs1961.org.

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January 29th, 2015 - The BCHS Class of 1960 will be holding their 55th Reunion on Friday and Saturday, October 23 and 24, 2015. If you are interested in attending, more information is available Here.

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February 1st, 2014 - The winter issue of the Class Newsletter has been emailed. If you didn't receive the mailing, please ensure that we have your correct email address or that it didn't find its way into your spam mailbox. The email address we used was from the Reunion Booklet. The Newsletter can also be found in the Classmates Section or you can request the link to it by emailing info@bchs1961.org.

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August 18th, 2013 - Sadly we've learned that Sandy Pastori passed away on August 11, 2013 and the Obituary that appeared in the Albany Times Union can be viewed Here. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to Sandy's family and friends.

July 15th, 2013 - The summer issue of the Class Newsletter has been emailed. If you didn't receive the mailing, please ensure that we have your correct email address or that it didn't find its way into your spam mailbox. The email address we used was from the Reunion Booklet or an update to the booklet. The Newsletter can also be found in the Classmates Section or you can request the link to it by emailing info@bchs1961.org.

February 1st, 2013 - The winter issue of the Class Newsletter has been emailed. If you didn't receive the mailing, please ensure that we have your correct email address or that it didn't find its way into your spam mailbox. The email address we used was from the Reunion Booklet. The Newsletter can also be found in the Classmates Section or you can request the link to it by emailing info@bchs1961.org.

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January 13th, 2013 - Karin Moe's photos added to Old Stuff!

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November 9th, 2012 - A complete copy of the 1961 Oriole can be found in the Oldstuff Section. The yearbook was scanned by the Bethlehem Public Library.

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August 9th, 2012 - A Memorial Tribute to Ted Palmer by Dean Hartley, Class of '60, can be viewed Here and in the Classmates Section.

July 15th, 2012 - The summer issue of the Class Newsletter has been emailed. If you didn't receive the mailing, please ensure that we have your correct email address or that it didn't find its way into your spam mailbox. The email address we used was from the Reunion Booklet or if it's in your spam mailbox, please add info@bchs1961.org to your email contacts list. The summer issue can be found in the Classmates Section.

July 13th, 2012 - The BCHS Class of '62 is having their 50th Reunion September 7th, 8th and 9th in Saratoga Springs. More information Here.

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May 13th, 2012 - A link to the BCHS entry in the US News list of best High Schools in the US can be found Here and also in the Items of Interest Section. Bethlehem Central is ranked #751 out of 22,000 High Schools, which places it in the top 4% of all schools.

April 15th, 2012 - The initial copy of the Class Newsletter has been emailed. If you didn't receive the mailing, please ensure that we have your correct email address or that it didn't find its way into your spam mailbox. The email address we used was from the Reunion Booklet or if it's in your spam mailbox, please add info@bchs1961.org to your email contacts list. The first issue can be found in the Classmates Section.

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April 6th, 2012 - A copy of the Senior High School Dedication Program from April, 1954 has been added to the BCHS Pictures Section!

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February 18th, 2012 - A copy of the Senior Banquet Program from July 10th, 1961 has been added to the Oldstuff Section!

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February 11th, 2012 - A link to old BCHS Yearbooks from 1929 thru 1945 scanned by the Delmar Public Library can be found Here and in Oldstuff. Check out the entry for Eva Marie Saint in the 1942 Yearbook. Did your Parents graduate from BCHS during those years?

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February 4th, 2012 - A link to a list of deceased BCHS Staff Members and others can be found Here and is maintained by Cliff Lamere, retired BC Earth Science Teacher.

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January 13th, 2012 - A video of Bill McMillen presenting the Class Gift at the January 4th School Board meeting can be viewed Here. Bill's presentation can be seen about 3 minutes into the video and may only be available for a short time.

December 11th, 2011 - A Christmas Card for you!

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November 16th, 2011 - 40th Reunion Photos added to the Gallery Albums in the Reunion Pictures Section!

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November 13th, 2011 - Lois Mannheimer's Reunion Greetings and Memorabilia added to Old Stuff!

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November 5th, 2011 - 50th Reunion Photo Albums added to the Reunion Pictures Section!

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October 22nd, 2011 - See Brian Warner's great Reunion videos! Click Here to link to his Website!

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October 17th, 2011 - 50th Reunion Handbook added to the Classmates Section!

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October 12th, 2011 - Mary Ann Beecher's photos added to Old Stuff!

September 10th, 2011 - The username and password for the Classmates section will be changed effective September 15th. If we have your current email address, the new information should have been sent to that address. If not, please request a Sign-on. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

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September 3rd, 2011 - Robyn Madison's Photo from Delmar Grade School added to Old Stuff!

July 13th, 2011 - New comment from Sharon Adams on the Reunion Blog. Click Here to join the discussion! (currently two comments)

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July 8th, 2011 - WMHT TV video "Our Town: Bethlehem" - "WMHT interviewed Bethlehem residents at the historic Adams House on aspects of the town, ranging from Henry Hudson Park to the Bethlehem Senior Chorus, the Jericho Drive-In to the scenic rail trail and much more." Originally broadcast March 3, 2011. Click Here to view and the link is also available in the Items of Interest Section.

June 20th, 2011 - In early May, we sent a first class mailing to the entire Class of '61. A number were returned and the classmate subsequently found. Those for which have thus far been returned but not yet located are:

Diane Dollard, Gary Van Allen, Robert Patchen, Robert McWilliams,
Larry Scarborough, Gayle Albertine.

If you know the whereabouts of these classmates or even the names or locations of brothers and sisters or parents, please let Bill McMillen know at WMPMCM@msn.com; and he will attempt to track them down through the Internet which has been successful in finding over a dozen thus far.

June 18th, 2011 - A link to the current list of Reunion attendees and the events they are planning to attend appears on the left side of the Home Page.

May 5th, 2011 - The Reunion Registration Package was mailed to all Classmates on May 4th! A link to a copy of the mailed material is Here and is also available in the Activities Section.

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March 29th, 2011 - Handy Dandy wins 3rd straight title to retire Babe Ruth League Trophy! See the Spotlight article from August, 1958 in OldStuff!

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March 20th, 2011 - 2006 Reunion Snapshots added to Reunion Pictures!

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March 19th, 2011 - 'More Music' and 'Autos' Tab added to Happenings in 1961! Classy Reunion Pictures moved to a Tab of their own!

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February 4th, 2011 - Link to the Class of 1960 Oriole Yearbook added to Oldstuff!

February 4th, 2011 - Save the Date Postcard!

Click Card for Larger Image

Please provide thoughts, comments or feedback on Reunion Plans. Click Here to join the discussion! (currently one comment)

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January 13th, 2011 - Gail Patterson's 25th Reunion Candids added to Reunion Pictures!

December 19th, 2010 - We know there is a great deal of interest in the Reunion date and plans. Robyn hopes to have an update in January for the Website and is also planning a "Save the Date" postcard mailing to Classmates.

December 19th, 2010 - Season's Greetings from the Reunion Committee!

September 22nd, 2010 - A Class Email Address list is in the Classmates Section and requires a Login to prevent unwanted access. However, if you wish to be removed from the list, please email us at info@bchs1961.org.

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September 7th, 2010 - An article in the Troy Record about Jim Rehbit and a yearly Memorial Golf Tournament in his honor. Click Here to view!

August 29th, 2010 - Reunion Survey results are available in the Activities Section!

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August 21st, 2010 - Bob Kibbey's Photos from Delmar Grade School added to Old Stuff!

August 10, 2010 - To the left is a list of classmates (PDF Format) whose Reunion Survey mailing was returned as undeliverable. We would like help locating them, so we can keep them up to date on Reunion activities and have their current address for future mailings. If you know where they are, please ask them to contact Pete Bauer at: fbauer1@nycap.rr.com or info@bchs1961.org

August 2, 2010 - A Message and Invitation from the Class of '60!

Hi Fellow BCHS Grads:

The Class of 1960 is celebrating it's 50th Reunion September 10-12, 2010 in Saratoga Springs. We would like to invite you to join us! The full information is on our website at: http://www.bchs-class-of-1960.info/.

We realize folks may not want to join us for the entire weekend. If they want to join us for the Friday Nite Mixer at the Saratoga Racetrack's Racino, the cost of the food is $16 and there is a cash bar. If folks want to attend the entire weekend, they can mail $45 per person to Maxine Adams at 358 Tenney Hill Road, Hyde Park, VT 05655. They can e-mail Maxine for more information at: maxineladams@gmail.com or phone her at 802-399-9362.

Reunion Committee of the Class of 1960 (Dan Moriarty, Maxine Adams, Rex Ruthman, Christine (Van Ness) Torey, Fritz Kass, Dick Cornell, Ted Krantz, Dick Sullivan, Phil Scott, Bill Clark, Kathy (Carey) Sanderson, Bruce O'Connor, Wayne Cornelius)

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July 25, 2010 - 2001 Reunion Snapshots added to Reunion Pictures!

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July 17, 2010 - Have you moved, changed phone numbers or your email address? Login to the Classmates Section for an easy way to update your contact information!

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June 21, 2010 - Wikipedia entries for Bethlehem, Delmar, Elsmere, Glenmont and Slingerlands added to Items of Interest!

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May 18, 2010 - 1986, 1991 and 1996 Reunion Snapshots added to Reunion Pictures!

April 12, 2010 - The Reunion Questionnaire will soon either be emailed or mailed to the last addresses we have for you. However, if you wish to fill out the Questionnaire using the website, please click HERE. Please note that in order to use the website to do the questionnaire, you will need the username and password that you've been supplied with. If you wish, you can also print out a mailable copy from the questionnaire welcome page. Thanks for your input!
(Sorry, survey closed)

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Feb 6, 2010 - Many who we remember didn't graduate with us, but we have many fond memories of them. Names and a few pictures added to the classmate section!

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Jan 20, 2010 - Teacher photos added to the Classmates Section!

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Jan 12, 2010 - Group class reunion photos added to Reunion Pictures and a 7th grade class trip photo added to Old Stuff!

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Jan 7, 2010 - New Stuff in Old Stuff! The Graduation Commencement Program plus classmate pictures from Ken Goeldner!

Dec 22, 2009 - Happy Holidays from the Reunion Committee!

Nov 21, 2009 - Check out Linda's Blog entry for the latest on possible 2011 reunion sites and activities. Let her know what you think!