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Arnold, Van Tassell wed at Elks Club

Peggy Lee Arnold and Jeffrey J. Van Tassell, both of Red Creek, were united in marriage June 15 at the Elks Club in Baldwinsville.

The Rev. Richard Blake performed the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her brother Joseph Hopp. Matron of honor was the bride’s sister Wanda James.

Bridesmaids were Verna Millward, the bride’s cousin; LeeAnn DeMott, a friend of the bride; and junior bridesmaids were Destiny and Melany, daughters of the bride and groom.

Flower girl was Harmony, also daughter of the bride and groom.

Michael Van Tassell served as his brother’s best man. Ushers were Dave Hughes, friend of the groom; and Sean Taylor, cousin of the groom.

Parents of the couple are Carol Arnold of Martville; Gene Arnold of Martville; and Barbara Van Tassell of Baldwinsville.

The couple honeymooned in Pocono Palace.

Evans earns history degree at Oneonta

James P. Evans graduated from the State University College at Oneonta May 13 with a bachelor of science degree in history.

He will pursue his master’s degree in library information science at the University of Buffalo.

Evans is the son of Mike and Mary Evans of Fulton. He is a 2009 graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton.

Local woman gets Senate post

Tiffany Latino, a native of Fulton, has been appointed communications director by state Sen. John A. DeFrancisco.

Latino had served as assistant communications director for the senator since 2011.

She previously worked as a news reporter for various media in Central New York.

She is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Latino is the daughter of Francine and Joseph Latino of Fulton. She resides in Liverpool.

Fulton sailor completes basic training

Navy Airman Apprentice Katie L. O’Donnell, daughter of Sherry L. O’Donnell of Fulton and Brian J. Arroway of Liverpool, completed Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the eight-week program, O’Donnell completed a variety of training that included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis also was placed on physical fitness.

The capstone event of boot camp is “Battle Stations.” This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet.

Battle Stations is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of honor, courage and commitment.

O’Donnell is a 2012 graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton.

Waite graduates from Rensselaer

Brian Waite of Fulton earned a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy last spring.

Rensselaer is America’s oldest technological research university, offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in architecture, engineering, information technology and web science, management, the sciences and the humanities, arts and social sciences.

Students named to SU dean’s list

The following area students enrolled at Syracuse University were named to the spring dean’s List:

  • Karli Bromley of Fair Haven, who is enrolled in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
  • Nicholas Abelgore of Fulton, a student in the College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Leigh Bergman of Fulton, who is dually enrolled in the School of Education and the College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Jonathan Embry of Fulton, a student in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
  • Pascal Field of Fulton, a student in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
  • Katelyn Holbrook of Fulton, who is enrolled in University College
  • Kali Kearns of Fulton, a student in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
  • Sarah Kelly of Fulton, a student in the College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Laura Marra of Fulton, enrolled in University College
  • Amanda Tetro of Fulton, a student at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
  • Mackenzie Dunsmoor of Oswego, a student in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
  • Adam Johnson of Oswego, who is enrolled in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Brittany Kearns of Oswego, who studies in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Michaela Kearns of Oswego, enrolled in the School of Education
  • Mariah LaLonde of Oswego, who is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Shanli LaTulip of Oswego, a student in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
  • Laura Miceli of Oswego, who is enrolled in the School of Information Studies
  • Colin Morgan of Oswego, a student in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management
  • Ronald Phillips of Oswego, who is enrolled in the School of Information Studies
  • Heather Rounds of Oswego, a student in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
  • Matthew Skinner of Oswego, who is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Louann Pilon of Pennellville, a student at University College
  • Gary Sniffen of Pennellville, who is enrolled in both the College of Arts and Sciences, and the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Nicole Banta of Phoenix, who is a student in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Lauren Ciciarelli of Phoenix, who is enrolled in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
  • Caroline Germain of Phoenix, a student in the College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Rebecca Grabowski of Phoenix, a student in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sarah Hussein of Phoenix, a student in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Joseph Matarazzo of Phoenix, who is enrolled in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management
  • Rebeccah Pope of Phoenix, who studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Aaron Rudy of Phoenix, a student at the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

The more than 21,000 full- and part-time students at SU represent all 50 U.S. states and 126 countries.