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Melissa Pepe Reese ’97

Congratulations to Melissa Pepe Reese ’97 and husband Thomas Reese on the birth of their new baby, Christian Michael, on October 13. Sister Sophia, 6; and brother Matthew, 3 are very proud.

Kelli Knott Leary ’99

Kelli Knott Leary ’99 is a fifth-grade teacher at P.S. 222 in Brooklyn. She and her husband, Tim, celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary in June. They have two sons: Aidan, 7; and Jack, 5; and were looking forward to welcoming their third child in December.

Bill Lindsay III ’94

Bill Lindsay III ’94 was sworn in as a member of the Suffolk County Legislature on January 2. Representing the county’s 8th Legislative District, he succeeds his father, Presiding Officer William J. Lindsay, who passed away in September.

Elizabeth Murphy Robinson ’91

Elizabeth Murphy Robinson ’91 was promoted to assurance partner in the private company services practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Melville office in July.

Michael Patanella ’97

Michael Patanella ’97 works as a C.P.A. for Grant Thornton LLP in Manhattan. He was named one of Long Island’s 40 Under 40 by Long Island Business News, and is a frequent speaker and author on various topics relevant to the financial services industry.

Donna Frasca Brady ’93

Donna Frasca Brady ’93 is the new director of the Osceola Church Preschool in Clark, N.J.