A very happy and a few belated birthday greetings to family, friends, co-workers, neighbors and community also a sprinkling of kids and seniors (recycled teenagers):
Bunny Kravitz, Bea Hurwitz, Eve Steinberg, Carol Davis, Sonia Maltinsky, Robin Hiken, Eddie Attman, Dr. Marv Steinhart, Joe Levitt, Curt Civin, Alan Rifkin, Dick Belman, Allan Weinstein, Dr. Sue Schehr, Norma Levin, Sharon Bass, Nikki Shargel, Tami Levitas, Norma Berlin, Murray Miller, Michael Kurman, Alan Gamse, Michael Berkman, Sid Simon, Mike Dopkin, Janet Kramer.
Also Joan Feldman, Lisa Fox, George Korba, Matt Freedman, Debra Sober, Harriet Garfink, Jane Rodbell, Harvey Rapkin, Harry Fox, Irv Kaplan, Lee Rome, Helen Aarons, Judy Greenfield, Alvin Katz, Irv Kalb, Nelson Fishman, Rae Goldberg, Adele Newburger, Alvin Tamres and Richard Joseph.
Happy "triple digit" centenarian youngster birthday Rose Lazarus who turns 104.
Our community and this columnist wish Rose many, many more wonderful birthdays with good health and happiness. Yes.
Engagement congrats: Stacey Klein to Josh Schmerling
Marriage: Best wishes for wedded bliss:
Shiri (Ahronovich) and Dan Hickman
Newborns: Welcome to this trio of adorable, precious, new bundles of joy:
A son, Jordan Shane, to Jennifer and Jay Rubin
A daughter, Chana Kaploun, to Shifra and Nechemiah Kaploun
A son, Harrison, to Stacy and Judah Fuld
Mazel Tov to all. Enjoy with oodles of hugs and kisses.
Anniversary congrats: A gorgeous (diamond) 60th anniversary Mimi and Dr. Irv Kramer, Bette and Herb Dahne.
We all wish Mimi and Irv, Bette and Herb, many, many more wonderful anniversary celebrations with good health and happiness.
A fab 58th anniversary Phyllis and Royal Pollokoff. An equally fab 56th anniversary Elaine and Sam Omansky, Carole and Mandell Bellmore. Also an equally fab 53rd anniversary Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum. Celebrating their (golden) big 5-0 half century anniversary Henne and Harvey Rapkin.
A great 49th anniversary Annabelle and Richard Sher. An equally great 48th anniversary Linda and Harvey Litofsky, Dianne and Dr. Stan Zwebach. Also a great 48th anniversary Dale and Dr. Nort Grossblatt. A wonderful 43rd anniversary Nancy and Curt Civin. A lovely (ruby) 40th anniversary Ellen and Alvin Levi.
A wonderful 37th anniversary Mr. And Mrs. Michael Steinhardt. An attractive (pearl) 30th anniversary Ellen and Craig Rabinowitz, Amy and Bob Pollokoff.
A very happy 28th anniversary Janet and Richard Trosch. An equally very happy 26th anniversary Annette and Michael Saxon. Celebrating their (silver) 25th quarter century anniversary Tina and Larry Appel. A fab 24th anniversary Sherry and Brian Sacks. An equally fab 23rd anniversary Sally and Dr. Brian Rosenfeld. A very enjoyable 21st anniversary Dr's Victoria and Jim Handa. An equally very enjoyable 20th anniversary Donna and Shep Brown.
A wonderful 17th anniversary Julie and Dr. Richard Juanteguy, Bryna and Lou Bernstein. A beautiful (crystal) 15th anniversary Bonnie and Mark Powers. A very happy 10th anniversary Melissa and Eric West. An equally very happy 8th anniversary Mindy and Dr. Jason Brandt.
Happy anniversary also Ellen and Dr. Joel Goldwasser, Rona and Dr. David Braver.
Happy anniversary to all of the above and to those celebrating anniversaries not listed. May you all enjoy many, many more wonderful anniversary simchas and a lifetime of wedded bliss. L'Chaim.
Shannon and Taylor Stern, tween/teen, young adult and under-30 social columnists
Bat Mitzvah: Mazel Tov, Hannah Spector, Jazzmyn Horton, Miriam Cocke, Alexis Silverman, Ashley Case, Alexandra Smith
Bar Mitzvah: Mazel Tov, Theodore Pliako, Isaac Cocke
Happy young adult birthday: Meredith Ditto
Happy 20-something and under-30 birthday Alex Elias
Happy birthday to all the double digit, young adult and 20-something and under-30 birthdays to all the birthday celebrants not listed.
Happy milestone birthdays all.
The 138th running of the Baltimore Preakness brought in a record fourth largest crowd 117,000 people attending.
Despite the overcast weather with drizzle/rain, the Preakness revelers on the in-field enjoyed an awesome fun and great day.
Third race is the Belmont Stakes, June 8th.
Reminder, May denotes 68th anniversary of the ending of World War II.