Category Archives: Class News

Alumni Feature – Colleen A. Brown, Class of 1975

It is so interesting to see where alumni have gone and what they have accomplished since their graduation.  I wonder if we had had crystal balls 30-40 years ago, how accurate they would have been in predicting the future of many of our grads. Colleen Brown was a 1975 graduate of our school system and has yet another remarkable life story to share with past Read More →

Class of 1962 Celebrates 55 Years

By Robert H. Pavalock, DMD  All of the votes are in and have been tabulated. Almost everyone had a fabulous time – everyone except father time…but he was put in his place by a young, vibrant and enthusiastic bunch of ex-high school kids. On Friday the gathering in the hotel lounge didn’t occur right away.  It was pre-empted by the parade which went right by Read More →

LFHS 2017 Reunion Recaps

Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the New York State Erie Canal, this year’s events also marked the 30th annual celebration of Canal Days.  The Canal Days Celebration represents recognition of the community, our heritage and the spirit that makes Little Falls a unique place in the Mohawk Valley.  It welcomes thousands of visitors to Little Falls, attending dozens of family oriented community programs, held throughout the week Read More →

LFHS Alumni Mourn the Loss of Music Director, John Ferraro, Class of 1956

LITTLE FALLS: Mr. John L. Ferraro, beloved Music Director at Little Falls High School for many years, passed away peacefully on December 10, 2016.  Throughout the past week, his students have come together on social media to share an outpouring of fond memories of their time spent with “Mr. Ferraro.” John was a lifelong resident of Little Falls; born on June 29, 1938 to Florence Read More →

Class of 1966 Celebrates Their 50th Reunion!

submitted by Kandy Love What a great weekend in Little Falls for our Class of 1966, Sept. 16-18, 2016! The Organizing Team of Kandy Love, Ron Markwart, Heather Miller Dawes, Phil Scarano, Rick Zilkowski, Donna Perry and Marie Rockwell Florian created three successful events: Friday evening’s Social Gathering at the American Legion, Saturday morning’s Tour of Benton Hall, and Saturdayevening’s Banquet at Bella Vista. Friday Read More →

Class of 1961 Celebrates their 55 Year Reunion

On Canal Days weekend 2016, the Class of 1961 celebrated their 55 Year Reunion.  The weekend began on Friday, August 12th with an informal gathering at Joe DeLorenzo’s home on Friday night with 21 classmates and spouses attending from both schools. The main event followed on Saturday, August 13th at 6 PM at Ruggiero’s Trattoria where Kandyland use to be located.  The class was fortunate Read More →

Summer of 2016 Class Reunions

    Class of 2006 – 10 Year Reunion The Class of 2006 will celebrate their 10 Year Reunion Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 6PM-9PM.  This casual event will be held at the Little Falls Elks Lodge.  For more information, contact Katrina Doxtader at katdoxtader@gmail.com. Class of 1986 – 30 Year Reunion The Class of 1986 will hold their 30 Year Reunion on August 13, Read More →

Class of 1979 Alumni Tops List in National Publication

LITTLE FALLS TIMES, DEWITT, NY – Community Bank Wealth Management’s Paul Restante, Class of 1979, has claimed the No. 1 spot on Bank Investment Consultant magazine’s list of the nation’s top 20 program managers.  The national publication features the Little Falls native on the cover. Restante is the managing director for Community Bank Wealth Management Group, assisting individuals and business owners with investments, insurance and Read More →

American Pickers Visit Little Falls: Follow-Up

Author: Jessica Arsenault Rivenburg, www.TheValleySide.com MAY 19, 2015, LITTLE FALLS – Some might see a barn full of dusty old items as junk. Others, see it as a treasure trove, as is the case for Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, stars of History Channel’s show American Pickers. The duo visited just such a barn in Little Falls last week, filming an episode of the show Read More →

LFCSD Superintendent, Louis Patrei, Announces Retirement

By Stephanie Sorrell-White, Telegram Staff Writer LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. — For every kindergarten orientation at Benton Hall Academy, Little Falls City School District Superintendent Louis Patrei will quiz the students on their ABCs and their numbers. This year, someone else will have to fill in his shoes. Patrei told the school board last week that after 36 1/2 years with the school district he will retire Read More →

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