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'80 Karen Meyer Campbell is now self-employed as a writer/editor/proofreader/ researcher in Sacramento, Calif. She recently completed the technical edit on Monica Ferris' new mystery, "Raveled Sleeve," due out next summer. She is reveling in the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful California weather instead of spending all day in a climate-controlled office.
'81 Cherry Hill, N.J., residents Paul Berlin and his wife, Hildy, announce the June 22 birth of their third child, Tori Chaya, who joins big sisters Ariana, 8, and Levana, 5. Paul is busy in his solo, private practice of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in southern New Jersey. Paula Silverstein and her husband, Bernard Ilkhanoff, are the proud parents of Sydnie, Justin and Benjamin, born Oct. 21, 1999. Paula and Bernard are partners in their general practice law firm, Ilkhanoff & Silverstein, Shrewsbury, Pa., and concentrate on general civil litigation, including family and criminal law in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
'82 After 14 years in publishing, Daniel Berek has fulfilled his long-time dream of joining the staff at Unity, a kindergarten through eighth grade charter school in Morristown, N.J. Daniel teaches Spanish language and the cultures of Spanish-speaking nations. At home in Flanders, N.J., he enjoys spending time with his wife, Cheryl, and daughters, Sara, 5, and Stephanie, 1. Dr. Todd Morrow is a facial plastic surgeon with Associates in Otolaryngology of New Jersey, West Orange, N.J. He and wife Jody have three children: Zac, 10; Jake, 7; and Mackenzie, 3.
'83 Last year, Karen (Palguta) Grady returned to Allentown, Pa., with her husband, Tim, and daughter, Emily, after being named executive director of The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties, a non-profit, human services agency serving individuals with mental retardation and their families. On June 7, the Gradys welcomed their son, Jack.
'84 After nearly five years in Dallas, Deborah (Kovach) Caldwell packed up her husband, David, and two sons, Benjamin, 5, and Daniel, 2, and moved back East. They miss barbeque, the big, blue sky and country music but are thrilled to be closer to family. Deborah left the Dallas Morning News last September after she was offered a chance to help launch Beliefnet. After working from home in Dallas for eight months, including monthly trips to New York City, the Caldwells moved to South Orange, N.J., in May. Although she commutes on the train most days, she writes, "I'm amazed that, so far, I haven't seen any 'Berg alumni. Where are y'all?" On Sept. 26, 1998, Scott Welliver married Laura McCaffrey. Helping officiate the ceremony was the Rev. Dr. Scott Brooks Cope '83.Richard Shober attended. Scott is a senior benefit administrator with Buck Consultants, Stamford, Conn.
'86 Steven and Debbie (Scurnick) Block are living in Boca Raton, Fla., with their three girls: Carly, 6; Molly, 5; and Isabel 1. Steve is the CFO of a real estate development and management company; Debbie is an attorney with a West Palm Beach firm, specializing in products liability defense, appellate advocacy and commercial litigation. Lisa (Allen) Minick and husband Chris welcomed Joshua Michael on Feb. 5. He joins sister Erin, 2, in the family's Lutherville, Md., home. Lisa is the administrative director in the dean's office at Johns Hopkins University. Ringwood, N.J., residents Julie (Sumser) Rettstatt and husband Bruce welcomed their second daughter last November. Their older daughter, Melanie, is 3. Julie is co-owner and vice president of Action Marine Importers and Distributors, Suffern, N.Y. Marianne Salcedo has joined Allentown College as director of corporate and foundation relations. Previously, she was director of foundation and corporate relations at Cedar Crest College. She earned her master's in public administration from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash.
Marianne Salcedo '86
|| Robert Salerno is working as an account executive with Network Solutions Inc., the leading Internet domain registration company. He lives in Dix Hills, N.Y., with wife Carri and daughters Paige, 7, and Jayme, 4. A litigation attorney with Kuvin & Stettin, P.A., in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Eric Stettin lives in Weston, Fla., with his wife, Dana, and three sons: Jonathan, Daniel and Maxwell.
'87 On March 20, Lisa (Pettera) Goldman, her husband, Doug, and daughter Lauren, 4, welcomed baby Allison to their Wyckoff, N.J., home. Lisa is a medical writer at TKL Research Inc., Paramus, N.J. Linda Rilke married James Murer on July 3. Randi Schweriner-Kritz, Christine Nisch-Blocker and Jennifer Jagust-Weiss '88 were in attendance. Linda has been teaching in Bay Shore, Long Island, for 14 years.
'88 Robyn Tromeur has co-authored with Christopher Forbes the catalogue raisonne, "Faberge: The Forbes Collection," published by Hugh Lauter Levein, 1999. After eight years as the curator of Faberge and manuscripts of the Forbes magazine collection, Robyn recently left Forbes Inc. to become the executive director of the Somerset Art Association in Bedminster, N.J. She and her husband, Michael Brenner, welcomed their second daughter, Lindsey, in October 1999. They live in Basking Ridge, N.J. Dr. Brian Fosnocht and his wife, Deanne, have two girls: Abigail Catherine, born Dec. 1, 1999, and Rachel Ann, born April 14, 1998. Brian is an internal medicine physician in Cheyenne, Wyo. Calling all alumni from the Class of '88, members of Phi Kappa Tau or members of the football or baseball teams: Ray Handel hasn't seen or heard from anyone in years and would love to know how you all are doing. Ray and his wife of nine years, Jill, live in Hillsborough, N.J., with their daughters: Rachel, 4, and Katelyn, 2. Ray is the marketing and promotion director for Magic 98.3 FM and WCTC 1450 AM. Drop him a line! Diane Revotskie McCallum and her husband, Ian, live in Coronado, Calif., where Diane stays at home with: Reid, 8, Caiti, 5, and Liam, 2. Having recently left her position at Georgia State University, Darlene Mahler Minore and her husband, Joseph, have relocated to Charlotte, N.C., where Darlene stays at home with Madeline, 7, and Frankie, 5. She is keeping her educational psychology skills sharp by volunteering at her children's school. In addition, she helps Joseph with medical missions in Cambodia through a benevolent organization, HOPE Worldwide. Howell, N.J., residents Traci Rosenberg Moore and husband Brian welcomed the arrival of twins to their family. Hayley Anne and Kyle Jay were born June 17. Traci is a senior manager of sales operations for Global Crossing.
'89 On April 26, Dr. Kimberly Legg Corba and her husband, Dr. Robert Corba, welcomed their son, Robert James "RJ" Corba III, to their Blue Bell, Pa., home. Kimberly is working part time for Fornance Physician Services, a six-physician practice in East Norriton, Pa. RJ's godmother is Kimberly Romagnola. After 11 years with IBM, Roger Kaufmann now works for Swiss Life. On Aug. 30, he and wife Kate welcomed their daughter, Ella Rose, to their Oberrieden, Switzerland, home. Oak Ridge, N.J., residents Lynn (Garofalo) Nardino and husband Michael are pleased to announce the May 20 birth of their daughter, Sydni Arden. Lynn is a third-grade teacher in Riverdale, N.J. Maximilian and Barbara (DePerro) Schelle '91 live in Sparta, N.J. Their daughter, Molly, turned 3 in November. Barbara is a third-grade teacher at Lincoln Park Elementary School in Lincoln Park, N.J. Susan (Altrichter) Young and husband Michael proudly announce the Aug. 1 birth of their second child, Hunter Alan. Susan is a corporate training specialist for Capital Blue Cross, Allentown, Pa.