Alumni Making Headlines: April 2013

University of Scranton alumni are often in the headlines and making news. Here is a list of links to news stories highlighting their recent accomplishments.

Tim Kelly, Esq. ’79, a veteran Scranton trial attorney, is a candidate for judge of the Court Common Pleas of Lackawanna County. To read more, click here or visit www.timkellyforjudge.com. 

Joe Caffrey G’81, a former teacher, guidance counselor and coach in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District, announced his candidacy for a seat on the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board. To read more, click here.

Mickey Banas ’84 and Todd Bailey ’85, former Scranton basketball standouts, recall the University’s thrilling 74-69 triple-overtime win over Widener in the NCAA Division III tournament on March 5, 1983. To read more, click here.

Mark Mensack ’84 is featured in a Forbes.com article titled “Former Morgan Stanley Broker Blows Whistle, Again.” To read more, click here.

Patrick J. Cummings ’86, a North Pocono lawyer, has been named the new president of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Lackawanna County. To read more, click here. 

Neal Thompson ’87 is nearing completion on his fourth book, “A CURIOUS MAN: The Strange & Brilliant Life of Robert 'Believe It or Not' Ripley.” To read more, click here.

David Yatsonsky, M.D. ’87, a board-certified internist, has joined the staff at Carbondale Family Health Center. Dr. Yatsonsky has been board-certified in internal medicine for 19 years. In addition, he is an associate clinical professor at The Commonwealth Medical College. To read more, click here.

J.P. Andrejko ’88, G’91, current King’s College men’s basketball coach, was recently selected to the Middle Atlantic Conference All-Century Team. To read more, click here. 

Kathleen Granahan Kane ’88, Pennsylvania’s new state attorney general, served as the guest speaker at the Society of Irish Women’s annual dinner. To read more, click here.

Cindy Cerminaro ’90, G’92, a history and psychology teacher at Valley View High School, incorporates creative approaches to teach lessons in and out of the classroom. To read more, click here.

Annmarie E. Andrejko ’92 has been promoted to senior vice president of PNC Bank, Northeast. Andrejko is a senior relationship manager in PNC’s corporate and institutional banking group for the Northeast Pennsylvania market. To read more, click here.

James Dougher ’92, Archbald, has been appointed chief operating officer of the Jewish Community Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania. To read more, click here.

Samantha Holbert ’92, Stroudsburg, has been hired by Bradford County as a consultant to advise the county on developing, running and promoting its county parks. To read more, click here.

Lora Jones ’99 was recently featured in The Scranton Times-Tribune’s “Northeast Women” section. To read more, click here.

Doug Klein, MPT, CSCS ’00, G’01, manager of Cape Regional Physical Therapy in Seaville, N.J. has achieved certification in the Graston Technique. He has worked almost exclusively in orthopedics throughout his career, including outpatient centers that specialize in shoulder, neck, back, foot, and ankle injuries. To read more, click here.

Brian Wilkinson G’08, former head football coach at Toms River South, was hired as the new football coach at Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, N.J. To read more, click here.

Alesia Walsh ’11 explains her battle with cancer has changed her professional outlook. To read more, click here.

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