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Welcome to the Onteora Class of 1979 website (bookmark this URL): 

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Tell other OCS79ers that you're connected to on Facebook, MyLife, etc. about this site.  If you have their contact info let me know, and I'll send them an invitation to join.

First time visitors???
For any Class of 1979 members coming to the site for the first time you'll need a system password to get in.  You can send an email to me at, and I'll email the password to you.  We've set up a page specifically for you so once you have your system password you can go to Classmate Profiles and select your name.  From there you'll be able to set up your own password protected page.  On your page you can choose to share photos, thoughts, memories, etc.  There are a bunch of questions as well.  Feel free to share as much (or as little) as you'd like.   

New look to the site
The Class Creator Company (the company hosting this website) has made some improvements to the site, and given administrators a few new tools to play with, so expect to see some changes over time as I tinker with it.

Friends and Guest members of the Class of 1979...
You are a very welcome addition.  We'd love to have you log in as well and share your stories and photos.  Like the Class of 79 first time visitors you'll need the system password.  Once you're registered on the site you'll be able to use your email address and password to sign in.

Check out the Announcements section towards the bottom of this page to stay abreast of recent Class of '79 news, and if you missed out on attending our 30th (held on July 17-18, 2009) you can go to the 30 Year Memories page to read a summary and view photos from the reunion.  
If you have any questions don't hesitate to write (or you can go old school and call - 508-241-6002).


Best regards,

Dave Shultis


Olivebridge- Bernard Binch Stahl, 86, passed away at his residence Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.
Born Sept. 4, 1927 in Kingston he was the son of the late John and Elsie Binch Stahl and had resided in Olivebridge for the past 53 years.
Mr. Stahl was a graduate of Kingston High School, Hartwick College and St. Bonaventure University. He was a business teacher at Bolivar Central School for two years and then taught at Onteora Central School in Boiceville, for 32 years, retiring in 1984. He served on the original faculty, when Onteora was opened in 1952. He was on the adjunct faculty at UCCC for 20 years. He was the track coach at Onteora for 20 years and cross country coach for 31 years. In 1990 the new track complex was dedicated in his honor. A lifetime runner, he held the Kingston High School records for the mile run on the cross country course for twelve years, from 1944 to 1956. He ran several marathons and many road races over a period of 40 years. He was a charter member of the Onteora Runners Club and edited the newsletter for 30 years. He was very active in the running community and enjoyed volunteering at races, high school track and cross country meets. Since retirement, he enjoyed keeping track with fellow teachers and students by reunions and shared meals. He enjoyed the yearly shish-k-bob on Labor Day weekend, that was a gathering for family and friends. He enjoyed woodworking and made many pieces of furniture for his own home and those of his children and friends. Another passion was reading history, especially local history and the history of the Civil War. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.
He was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Mary McCabe Stahl, Feb. 3, 2004.
He was also predeceased by his sisters, Jeannie Ramundo, Mary Brutkowski, Emily Stahl and brothers, Harry and John Stahl.

Surviving are his children, Pamela Sico and her husband John of Lancaster, Pa., Jack Stahl and his wife, Mary Jane of Old Fort, N.C., Judie Stahl of Stone Ridge, Mary Ellen Towne and her husband David of Wilton and Jeannie Benson and her husband Steve of Hurley, ten grandchildren, Heather Schweitzman, Jerami Begue, Jessica Gardner, Shane Benson, Johnny Sico, Roblee Towne, Jesse Benson, Carly Towne, Devin Towne and Jillian Towne, seven great -grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received Friday 4 to 7 p.m. at Lasher Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Tinker St., Woodstock. the funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, followed by burial in Krumville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Onteora Runners Club, c/o Doug Freese, 60 Lamb Ave., Saugerties, N.Y. 12477 would be appreciated.
Published in Daily Freeman on Jan. 23, 2014
Gregory Thomas Gregor KINGSTON - Gregory Thomas Gregor, of Kingston died at his home Thursday Feb. 6, 2014 with his loving family at his side. Mr. Gregor was born in Watertown, N.Y. Oct. 7, 1932; a son of the late Thomas and Georgia (Katsiginis) Gregor. A graduate of Watertown High School; he enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1951 and served his country in Korea until honorable discharge in 1955. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Hartwick College, and received a Master’s Degree in Education from SUNY New Paltz. Mr. Gregor’s teaching career began at the Owen D. Young Central Schools in Van Hornesville, New York. Continuing to the Onteora School System for thirty three years until his retirement. In his early teaching career; he was a high school basketball coach. A member of the New York State Retired Teachers Association, Joyce Schirick Post 1386 Veterans of Foreign Wars and Post 001 American Legion. He was an avid fan of Notre Dame, the New York Football Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals. Surviving are two daughters; Jody Gregor, Laurie Bouck and her husband George, two sons; Thomas Gregor (Mary Ellen Badman), James Gregor and his wife Lori; all of Kingston. Grandchildren; Jon Gregor, Monte Gregor, Alexandra Gregor, George Bouck, Rachael Gregor, Joshua Bouck, Hannah Bouck, June Elray Gregor, Great-granddaughter; Layla Valot. His wife; June B. Gregor, a son; George, a daughter; Diana and a sister; MaryAnn Gregor all died previously. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Joseph V. Leahy Funeral Home, Inc. 27 Smith Avenue Kingston. Friends will be received at the funeral home Sunday from 3 to 8 p.m. Post 150 American Legion will perform a ritual at the funeral home at 7 p.m. followed by the VFW Post 1386 at 7:30 PM. A funeral procession will form Monday 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home. A service will be held at St. George Greek Orthodox Church at 11 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow at Montrepose Cemetery.
Published in the Daily Freeman on Feb. 8, 2014

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