My Work History
This is where I worked for 32 years. Most of this time was
spent as Supervisor of Speech and Hearing Services. I retired
from that position in July of 1999.
I imagine that my first real job was working in John Abbott's cake mix sweat shop in Queens,
NY. We made an assortment of flour mixes (corn muffin, doughnut, etc.) that were packed in
25lb boxes and 100 pound drums. I was the guy that moved and packed them all. My father
was one of the salesmen for the company.............................

then I was

A "Gopher" at the historic
Fender Service Center in Flushing Queens.


While in college I got back into the cake mix business and made deliveries for my father from
NY to Pennsylvania

and finally, a real job........I started for $6000 a year at.........................
My resume Click here
In the meantime, I worked as.............
then.....
I served as the Chairperson of the Committee on Special
Education for the
Margaretville Central School District in  
Margaretville, NY
Click Photo to go to Margaretville
and................................
had  great fun coaching the school's modified baseball team. Here we are before a game in
Downsville NY.
Wow!!! They even have dugouts here!!!!!
Photos by "Mr. Baseball", Randy Van Keuren
Top row: Garrett, Lucas, Steve, Brandon, Brian
Bottom Row: Mitchell, Chris, Guy, Billy and me!!!
Modified baseball team 2006
"Life is just a bowl of cherries and most poor fools are starving to
death"....Auntie Mame
An adjunct professor at Hunter College, NYU and
Saint Joseph's College where I taught numerous
courses in the Speech Department and Deaf Ed.
programs.
I retired from this job in June of 2009 and devote a good deal of time to Magic, but most of my
time is spent at
WIOX Radio (office manager and program host.....(see Mostly Folk)