The Express Newspaper June 1st, 2017

Awards and Achievements/Local College Students

Shalina Rossi Named to the Marist College Dean's List for the Fall 2014 Semester

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (03/25/2015)(readMedia)-- Shalina Rossi of Melrose, NY, is a member of the Class of 2015.

Clifton Park Resident Emily Burke Makes the Fall 2014 Dean's List at Pratt Institute

BROOKLYN, NY (03/24/2015)(readMedia)-- Emily Burke, Clifton Park resident and a student at the prestigious Pratt Institute, was among more than 1,100 students who made the Dean's List in the Fall 2014 semester.

Ryan McGrath inducted into honor society at FDU

MADISON, NJ (03/24/2015)(readMedia)-- Waterford, NY resident, Ryan McGrath, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metro in Teaneck, NJ, has been inducted into FDU's Phi Omega Epsilon for the Fall 2014 semester. Eligibility for membership in the University's senior honor society is established by completing at least 90 earned credits toward an undergraduate degree with a CGPR of 3.50. Of these 90 credits, the last 58 must have been taken at the University, and a CGPR of 3.20 must have been maintained for all of them. All the preceding requirements must have been fulfilled prior to the accumulation of 112 credits. Transfer students who are unable to fulfill the prerequisite 58-credit requirement will be able to establish eligibility if they have taken at least 32 credits prior to the accumulation of 112 credits and if they have maintained a CGPR of 3.50 during their entire career at Fairleigh Dickinson.

Union College students study abroad during spring term

SCHENECTADY, NY (03/23/2015)(readMedia)-- Union students will travel to Cambodia, Italy, England and and many others more as part of the College's spring term study abroad program.

Union College offers a diverse array of study abroad programs for its students. Union is ranked #7 in the country by the Princeton Review for its study abroad program, and about 60 percent of Union students will study abroad during their time at the College.

Alyssa Bonesteel of Melrose, NY, will travel to London, England, studying European government, politics, culture and globalization. Bonesteel is majoring in Political Science and a member of the Class of 2017.

Brandon Jones of Mechanicville, NY, will travel to Sicily, studying the Italian language, history and culture of Sicily and conducting scientific research. Jones is majoring in Biochemistry and a member of the Class of 2016.

Jeffrey Williams of Waterford, NY, will travel to Florence, Italy, studying the Italian language and Renaissance architecture. Williams is majoring in Economics and a member of the Class of 2017.

Clifton Park Native Brian Powell Inducted into International Honorary Marketing Fraternity

ITHACA, NY (03/19/2015)(readMedia)-- Brian Powell, a Clifton Park native and senior business administration major in the School of Business at Ithaca College was recently inducted into the American Marketing Association (AMA) Alpha Mu Alpha international honorary marketing fraternity.

Jennifer Lachell Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA (03/19/2015)(readMedia)-- The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Jennifer Lachell of Waterford, N.Y., was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Lachell was initiated at Nazareth College.

Mrs. Edith Aldrich Yankowski – 92

MECHANICVILLE – Mrs. Edith Aldrich Yankowski, 92, of No. Main St,

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM at DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville.  Burial in Hudson View Cemetery.

Calling hours at the Funeral Home on Monday from 4-7 PM.Remembrances may be made to either the Mechanicville Fire or Police Depts in care of the Funeral Home.To leave condolences and for directions visit

Read the entire obituary in the Aug. 14th issue of the Express.