Class Reunions

2018 HHS REUNIONS- UPDATED for 2018
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Please note: Reunion updates for 2018 will be added soon. Please check our website often for reunion news updates.


Are you or a family member celebrating a class reunion from any of the following HHS classes:  1948-70th?  1947—71st?  1946—72nd?  1945—73rd?  1944—74th?  1943—75th?  Or higher?  On behalf of the Hornell High School Alumni Association Board of Directors and its members, we would like to cordially invite any graduate who has been out of high school for seventy (70) years or more to this year’s HHSAA Annual Banquet.  You would be attending as our honored and special guests. We also honor the 50 year class reunion members  (Class of 1968 ) the 25 year class reunion members (Class of 1993) and 10 year class reunion members (Class of 2008).   It would be a wonderful way to acknowledge and pay tribute to you.  Please consider this as an invitation to attend the dinner on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at The Main Place (formerly known as the Knights of Columbus).  For more information, you or a family member can email and/or telephone the HHSAA co-presidents to make a reservation.   They are Cathy Potter Kimball: cathy@bradsupply.com (607-382-6964) or Pamela LaVerde:  naillady6@yahoo.com  (607-324-1959).  The HHSAA organization would love to see you there.  Please consider attending this wonderful and memorable event. Reunion Updates for 2018 will be added soon-stay tuned!

Class of 1949 ~ 68th Reunion
Please watch you mail for details of our upcoming reunion. If you have any questions, please contact Lillian Hanks (607-276-6188) or Marilyn Grillo (607-324-4313). Hope to see you all soon!

Class of 1951 ~ 66th Reunion
Members of the class of 1951 will return to Veteran’s Memorial Park on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to celebrate our 66th reunion. Please watch for more information that will be sent in August. Save the date: The Sunday after Labor Day! Also, our class will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to a 2017 HHS graduate this June.

Class of 1952 ~ 65th Reunion
Reunion committee members for the class of 1952 are excited to announce their plans for this year’s reunion. Classmates are invited to celebrate their 65th reunion at the Hornell High School Alumni Association’s annual banquet. The celebration will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at The Main Place (formerly Knights of Columbus) in Hornell. There will be a cocktail hour (cash bar) from 5:30pm-6:30pm followed by dinner and entertainment. The cost is $25 per person, and you may pay by mail or online. Please remember to update/pay your dues if you have not already done so. Dues are $7 if mailed (Hornell High School Alumni Association, PO Box 135, Hornell, NY 14843) or $8 if paid online (www.hornellalumni.org). Thank you, in advance.

If you have any questions, please contact Josie Ciancaglini at 607-324-2167 (10 Rural Avenue, Hornell, NY 14843). We look forward to seeing you all as we celebrate our 65th reunion!

Class of 1953 ~ 64th Reunion
The class of 1953 reunion committee members are planning an upcoming picnic to celebrate our 64th reunion. We are still working on the specifics for this event. Please watch your mail for all of the details…thank you. If you have any questions, please contact Helen McNight at 607-276-5503 or Glenna Hamilton Wirth at 607-324-0639. We can’t wait to see all of you again!

Class of 1955 ~ 62nd Reunion
Members of the class of 1955 will have a picnic catered by JC’s Café on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Our gathering will be hosted by Dottie Ormsby White at her home on 32 Pine St. in Hornell. We will gather at noon with lunch served at 1:00pm.

Can you believe that we graduated from Hornell High School 62 years ago? Wow! Let’s see if we can get a large number of classmates to attend this year. If you are unable to make it, please contact George Prior 607-661-7559 by August 1, 2017 so that we may pass on information about you to other classmates.

Also, if you have a grandchild or great-grandchild graduating from HHS this year, please notify Dottie (607-324-1700) no later than May 15, 2017. Thank you!

COMBINED REUNIONS: Class of 1956 ~ 61st and Class of 1957 ~ 60th
Once again, the HHS classes of 1956 and 1957 will be celebrating a combined reunion this summer by having a picnic on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Arkport Village Park Pavilion. The catered buffet luncheon will be provided by Andy Carbone, owner of JC’s Café in Hornell. The reunion committees will provide the desserts.

The class of 1965 annual scholarship drive is currently underway to benef8it a worthy 2017 graduating student enrolled in a college or university. The winner of the class 50/50 raffle will be drawn at the picnic. Classmates should make thei8r reservations no later than July 29th to: Deloris Nicholson Perkins, 16 Mays Avenue, Hornell, NY 14843. An informational letter, outlining all of the details, was sent to all classmates in January.

The class of 1957 also sent a letter to all classmates in January. This letter includes details concerni8ng the annual HHS Alumni Association banquet to be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017. We hope that you will join us at the banquet as we celebrate our 60th anniversary. We also continue to raise money for our class scholarship fund and will award a grant to a worthy graduating senior entering a college or university. The winner of our class 50/50 raffle will be drawn at the luncheon. Picnic reservations should be made not later than July 29, 2017 and directed to Martha Walton Reardon, PO Box 60, Hornell, NY 14843.

The ‘Joint Reunion’ was a great success last year. It was a pleasure to see both classes and their guests. We hope that you will consider joining us again in August.

Class of 1967 ~ 50th Reunion
The reunion committee for the Class of 1967 has been busy making plans for our upcoming 50th reunion. We are having a casual get together Friday evening June 23, 2017 at the Hornell Golf Club (formerly North Hornell Country Club). Cocktails are from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, hors d'oeuvres at 7:00 pm and a DJ from 7:30 ‘till. On Saturday June 24, 2017 the Hornell High School Alumni Association will be honoring our class at the Main Place (formerly Knights of Columbus). To make reservations for Saturday evening please visit the HHS Alumni Association web site (www.hornellalumni.org). The committee has been sending out newsletters since the 45th reunion to raise money for scholarships in memory of our deceased classmates. We have also done several 50/50 fund raisers. Hope to see you all there!

Class of 1971 ~ 46th Reunion
Reunion committee members for the class of 1971 are planning a possible get together this year. Please keep an eye on your mail for details…thank you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Angela Daniels Markel at dmarkel@stny.rr.com or by phone at 607-324-0861.

Class of 1977 ~ 40th Reunion
Members of the class of 1977 reunion committee are making plans for their 40th year celebration. Invitations have been sent out to save and reserve the weekend of June 23rd & 24th for the upcoming festivities.

A happy-hour/mixer will take place on Friday, June 23rd from 7pm-11pm at The Main Place in Hornell. Music will be provided and a variety of hors d’oeuvres will be prepared by the owner & our classmate, John Carbone. For those in attendance, the committee also has a couple of memorable ‘keepsakes’ for you to take home.

As always, the class will gather at the annual HHS Alumni Association Banquet on Saturday evening at The Main Place for cocktails, dinner, and entertainment beginning at 5:30pm. Please RSVP by June 1, 2017. The committee has been busy raising money for the scholarship fund, and is accepting nominal donations from their classmates.

If you have not received an invitation letter due to an incorrect and/or change of address, please feel free to contact any committee member. Also, we encourage you to join us on facebook for some great conversations, old photos, and lots of reminiscing. Search: Hornell High School Class of 1977.

We look forward to seeing, reuniting, and celebrating with you in June. The committee has planned an adventurous, exciting, & fun-filled weekend, and anticipates a large gathering for this reunion. The class of 1977 continues to hold their ‘PROUD’ title of ‘knowing how to have a wonderful time’!

Class of 1982 ~ 35th Reunion
The class of 1982 will celebrate their 35th reunion the weekend of July 14th and 15th. Please send a message to hornell1982@gmail.com to be added to the class email list. To save on paper and postage, this year we will send all reunion details and reservation information via email. We also welcome our classmates to join our Facebook page: Hornell High School Class of 1982. We are currently working on some fundraisers to support our scholarship fund. If you'd like to contribute, please send a check to HHS Class of 1982, C/O Maureen Letson Smith, 8189 Oak Hill Rd, Arkport, NY 14807. 100% of all donations will be given as scholarships to graduates of Hornell High School who plan to attend college.

Reunion committee members in attendance at our first planning meeting were Penny Sherburne Gray, John Dagon, Maureen Letson Smith, Jeff Kelleher, Sharon Sleggs Smith and John Weyand. All 1982 HHS graduates are welcome to join the reunion committee. Please send us an email if you are interested in helping out. We look forward to seeing you in July!

Class of 1992 ~ 25th Reunion
Reunion committee members for the class of 1992 are excited to announce the details for their upcoming 25th reunion. We are planning an informal gathering Friday night, July 14th, with details forthcoming.

On Saturday, July 15th, we have reserved Pavilion #1 at Shawmut Park. For those attending, we will be doing a BBQ starting at 2:00 p.m. with a dish to pass. Meat will be catered by Milliner's Southern Smoke. There is a cost to attend the picnic to cover expenses. Deadline for all RSVP’s (with guest counts) is July 1, 2017. Please RSVP to our Facebook group: Hornell Class of 1992.

Following our picnic at Shawmut Park, classmates are invited to gather at Marjoe Milliner’s new location on River Street in Hornell at 6:00pm. We are planning some sort of entertainment. If you have further questions about our events, please contact Missy Pomeroy by email: MissyPom1334@gmail.com We look forward to seeing everyone at our events!
For anyone interested and able to attend, classmates from the Class of 1992 are also invited to celebrate their 25th reunion at the Hornell Alumni Association annual banquet. The banquet will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at The Main Place (formerly Knights of Columbus) in Hornell. There will be a cocktail hour (cash bar) from 5:30pm-6:30pm followed by dinner and evening entertainment. The cost is $25 per person (you may pay by mail or online). Please remember to update/pay your dues if you have not already done so. Dues are $7 if mailed (Hornell High School Alumni Association, PO Box 135, Hornell, NY 14843) or $8 if paid online (www.hornellalumni.org). You can also register for the banquet online or by mail.

Class of 1997 ~ 20th Reunion
Members of the class of 1997 will be gathering to celebrate their 20th reunion on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Our event will be held at Cider Creek (6459 Cunningham Creek Road, Canisteo, NY 14823). Tickets are $25 per person (includes dinner, live entertainment, and shuttle service to Hornell) and will only be sold in advance. Please contact Kate Carretto via email: kcarretto@yahoo.com or by phone 607-382-2645. You can also check out details on our Facebook page: https.www.facebook.com/HHS-Class-of-97-Reunion-1846583425625919/

We look forward to seeing everyone!

Class of 2002 ~ 15th Reunion
Members of the class of 2002 are celebrating their 15th reunion on July 15, 2017 at RBI Sports Pub in Hornell. As the event gets closer, tickets will be sold by Marisa Prete Stillman and Erin Wiggins Shinebarger who are planning the celebration. A light meal and snacks will be provided. The time of the event and additional details will follow. All information for this event can be found on the Class of 2002 Reunion Facebook Page.

We can’t wait to see you!

Class of 2007 ~ 10th Reunion
Reunion committee members are excited to announce the details of their upcoming 10th reunion. Classmates are invited to celebrate their 10th reunion at the Hornell High School Alumni Association annual banquet. The banquet will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at The Main Place (formerly Knights of Columbus) in Hornell. There will be a cocktail hour (cash bar) from 5:30-6:30 followed by dinner and evening entertainment. The cost is $25 per person (you may pay by mail or online). Please remember to update/pay your dues if you have not already done so. Dues are $7 if mailed (Hornell High School Alumni Association, PO Box 135, Hornell, NY 14843) or $8 if paid online (www.hornellalumni.org). You can also register for the banquet online or by mail.

Feel free to connect with other classmates and get more information for this event by visiting our Facebook page: HHS Class of 2007 10 year reunion.

If you have any questions, please contact Kirsten Kelly Clancy by email: kirkieq13@yahoo.com. We look forward to seeing you all at this event!

Summer in the City!
SAVE THE DATE: HHS alumni are invited to join their classmates, family, and friends for fun-filled event taking place on THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017. Main Street in Hornell will be closed to all traffic from 2:00pm – 8:00pm so the public can enjoy viewing over 150 antique cars, eating dinner, visiting vendors, listening to live music, and shopping at the local businesses. Please help us celebrate this very special and fun occasion. We’ll see you on June 22nd. You don’t want to miss this adventure, folks!
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