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By Jeff Tully | September 3, 2008
For all of his life, Gus De Felicis has been a giver. Whether it was his 50-plus years coaching in the Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services leagues, or helping to start the Burbank Vikings Youth Tackle Football program, De Felicis has always been willing to give of himself to help others. So, in a lifetime of giving, it was fitting that De Felicis was given something himself recently. In June, De Felicis — a former standout high school football player — was honored in June with an induction into the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Hall of Fame as a member of a legendary football team.
NEWS
March 23, 2002
Midshipman Tormod Engvig of Burbank has received a Silver Star at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. for academic achievement during the first term this year. Silver Stars are awarded to students who achieve a grade-point average of 3.25 to 3.49 during an academic semester. Jason M. Hirsh of Burbank has made the dean's list at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. Suzanne Marie Napolitano of Burbank has made the dean's list at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
BUSINESS
January 31, 2007
Burbank resident gets top position Burbank resident Thomas Moutes has been appointed Assistant General Manager of the Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System. Moutes served as interim assistant general manager for four months while remaining head of the group's Administrative Services Division. He had been working with the city for 22 years in the Office of the City Clerk before he joined Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System in 2001. He is an alumni of California State University at Northridge with a master of science degree in public administration.
NEWS
March 5, 2003
The Burbank Chamber of Commerce has received numerous reports from local chambers across the country warning of two phony companies calling themselves the Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Federal Chamber of Commerce. Neither one is affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a spokesperson from the Burbank chamber said, and the two fraudulent organizations are suspected to be related. Their method is to call local businesses, verify contact information and subsequently mail an invoice for $389 without the business' prior knowledge or consent.
NEWS
October 19, 2002
DORIS GLEDHILL OMER Doris Gledhill Omer, 86, died Sept. 25, 2002, in San Diego. Born in Pennsylvania, she resided in Burbank for 45 years and was a member, teacher and Elder Emeritus at the First Christian Church. Mrs. Omer is survived by her children, Marybeth Holliday and Dan; and three grandchildren. The funeral service is at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Christian Church, 221 S. Sixth St. RICHARD I. PLATH Richard I. Plath, 85, died Oct. 15, 2002, in Burbank.
NEWS
February 1, 2003
Jeff Tully Burroughs High has a fine reputation of churning out successful college football players. However, along with success on the field, the Indian program also has an impressive track record of preparing players for the future, as well as helping them make their way to prestigious universities. The latest in the line of successful student-athletes is senior Alan West. The 6-foot-2, 260-pound defensive lineman has committed to play at University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy-League powerhouse.
NEWS
September 6, 2000
Irma Lemus BURBANK -- The burning question is to whom does the 1959 Burbank High School class ring belong. Adding to the mystery is how the ring came to be in a box of metal scraps in Pennsylvania. The saga of the unclaimed ring picks up in early 1999 when Marisa Vanzin, a former teacher from Bernville, Pa., found the 10-karat gold men's class ring among her late father-in-law's belongings. The size-10 ring has a blue stone and a bulldog on either side.
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July 18, 2009
UNITED STATES President Barack Obama president@whitehouse.gov www.whitehouse.gov/ president The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC 20500 (202) 456-1111 Vice President Joe Biden vice_president@ whitehouse.gov www.whitehouse.gov/ vicepresident The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC 20500 (202) 456-1111 Congressman Adam B. Schiff (D-29th District)
NEWS
May 27, 2000
Irma Lemus MAGNOLIA PARK -- Marie Shively remembers when her son, all of 4 years old, read Dr. Seuss' "Green Eggs and Ham" from cover to cover - out loud. From that moment on, Shively said, she knew her son, Michael Tseng, had something special. Michael, now 17, proved his mother right when he was chosen valedictorian of the 2000 John Burroughs High School graduating class. He holds a 4.83 grade-point average. "I always knew he was different from the rest of the pack," said Shively, a 47-year-old mother of three and computer programmer for Washington Mutual.
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By Jeff Tully | September 3, 2008
For all of his life, Gus De Felicis has been a giver. Whether it was his 50-plus years coaching in the Burbank Park, Recreation and Community Services leagues, or helping to start the Burbank Vikings Youth Tackle Football program, De Felicis has always been willing to give of himself to help others. So, in a lifetime of giving, it was fitting that De Felicis was given something himself recently. In June, De Felicis — a former standout high school football player — was honored in June with an induction into the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Hall of Fame as a member of a legendary football team.
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