The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, December 16, 2005

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Nora Cheng to Wed Charles Sanders

Doris and Joseph Cheng of Oak Knoll Road are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Nora to Charles Sanders, son of Louis and Marion Sanders of Bedford Hills, New York.Nora, a graduate of Concord-Carlisle High School and Harvard University, currently works in sales for Google. Charles, also a graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Law School, is an associate at Fish & Richardson, P.C.Quite literally bumping into each other two years ago at the Harvard Club, Nora and Charles were engaged after a day of hiking in the Green Mountains in Vermont.They are currently living in Brookline, enjoying the many public tennis courts and great restaurants. A May wedding in Boston is planned.

GOLDEN YEARS. Ruth Waywell of Carlisle Village Court displays the gold-topped Boston Post cane that is presented to Carlisle's oldest resident. She will turn 98 on December 24. (Photo by Midge Eliassen)



Benjamin Joseph Tatham

Margo Parent and Joe Tatham of Baldwin Road are happy to announce the birth of their son Benjamin Joseph Tatham, born December 2 at Winchester Hospital. Proud grandparents are Nicole and Ron Parent of Charleston, Maine, Martha Tatham of Royal Oak, Michigan, and Joe and Marge Tatham of Sterling Heights, Michigan.

Josephina Yelena Donnelly

Richard Donnelly and Tanya Donnelli of Apple Ridge, Maynard announce the birth of their daugher Josephina Yelena on November 4. Proud grandparents are Jean and Joe Donnelly of Carlisle and Petro and Natalia Wolfchuk of Zboriv, Ukraine.


Bob Heath

Bob Heath, formerly of Carlisle, passed away on December 11 at Emerson Hospital.

While a resident of Carlisle, Bob was involved in restarting the Carlisle Colonial Minutemen and was active in the Historical Society and other town organizations.

He is survived by his wife Pat of 27 Wimbledon Circle, Waltham.

CCHS students in Senior District Festival

Twenty-three CCHS music students earned placement in the annual Massachusetts Music Educators Association Northeast Senior District Festival ensembles. Nine of these students (marked with *) have been invited to audition for MMEA All-State ensembles in January. They are:

Gregory Blair '08 Tenor Saxophone
Bianca Dragone '08 Flute
Emily Fritz-Endres '07 Clarinet
Eric Johnson '08 Clarinet
Nate Johnson '06 Clarinet
Becky Kung '07 Flute
Stephanie Pearl* '06 Tenor Saxophone
Christopher Ting* '06 Alto Saxophone
Madeline Warner* '06 Oboe
Walter Woodward* '06 Clarinet
Emily Yu '07 Alto Saxophone
Nicole Guild '08 Soprano
Annie Jacoby '06 Alto
Hazel Kiefer '08 Soprano
Dylan Levers '06 Tenor
Liz Oh* '06 Alto
Campbell Payne '07 Bass
Eric Stengrevics* '07 Tenor
Jazz Band
David Condon* '06 Trumpet
Joanne Chong* '08 Violin
Kevin Donoghue* '07 Violin
Janice Lee '09 Violin
Andras Pikler '08 Cello

(Carlisle students in bold)

LADIES IN RED. At the annual Mosquito holiday party, red is a popular color. Left to right: Sarah Hart, Ann Ballantine, Heather Hedden, Jeanine Blum, and Mary Hult. (Photo by Midge Eliassen)

• Congratulations to three Carlisle students who earned academic honors at Lawrence Academy in Groton for the fall trimester. High honors were awarded to junior Priyanka Singhal and sophomore Devon Dray. Honors went to sophomore James Deignan.

• Congratulations to Joey Balles, an eighthwcomers Level in cha cha at the 2005 Tufts Ballroom Competition held on Sunday, December 11. Joey and Deborah also advanced to the semi-final ro grader at Carlisle Middle School, and his dance partner, Deborah Morgan of Newton, who finished in fifth place out of 80 couples competing in the Neund in the rumba. They represent Euroballroom Dance Studio in Newton.

Julia Griswold, age 7, of Hemlock Hill Road, was a featured singer in the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops Concert on Sunday, December 11. Julia was introduced by Music Director and Conductor Max Hobart as the WSO "2005 competition winner." Julia sang "All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth" with the orchestra. It might be noted that Julia is missing at least two teeth and fit the bill perfectly.

Sledding in Carlisle

Years ago, back in the late '60s and early '70s the town closed off Church Street, left the snow on the ground for a day or two and let children and families sled or toboggan down the hill. Any chance that could happen again?

2005 The Carlisle Mosquito