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LETTER AFFIL = To: The Staff
From: Richard K. Rein
Our emergency preparedness committee has completed its
studies and presented it report. We now have in place a plan that
I believe will successfully carry us through the new millennium and
beyond. Let me share with you the strategic elements of this plan:
University — will remain open for all business operations
the Millennium weekend. While we believe every step has been taken
to minimize major or even minor disruption, we believe that our entire
team should be on alert in case of any unforeseen Y2K glitches. As
Governor Whitman has stated, part of preparedness is being prepared
for the unexpected, as well as the expected.
Plett will be deployed at an undisclosed location in the United
on December 31, monitoring Internet and other communications media
at that location, with a six-hour lead time that will afford U.S.
1 a Distant Early Warning if needed.
a random basis from undisclosed remote locations by editors Barbara
Fox and Melinda Sherwood.
by Vivian Sudhalter and Katie Payne, will apply virus-proof filters
to all incoming E-mail messages and files commencing Thursday,
30, at 11 p.m. and continuing forward until Sunday, January 2, at
8 a.m. In that period any inquiries concerning the transmission of
digital files to U.S. 1 should be answered as follows: U.S. 1 is
prevented from accepting GIF, JPEG, TIF, or EPS files. All files
be transmitted in the DCX format, which can be created by insertion
of any materials into a Y2K-compliant facsimile machine, directed
to the U.S. 1 fax number.
potentially disruptive activity, advertising representatives Diana
Joseph-Riley and Martha Moore will monitor our opposition.
basis by a team led by Brenda Fallon and including — but not
to — Aaron Thayer, Antonio Leon, Bob Hiel, Catherine Gayle, Dan
Noonan, Diane Fernandes, Howard Appledorf, Jack Sternberg, Jack
John Mitchell, John Symons, Marie Rendine, Mary Ann Davison, Michael
Bindi, Michael Pogorzelski, Norman Reines, Paul Scharf, Peter Burt,
Robert Eveleigh, Robert Predhome, Robert Yuell, Stanley Cheek, Theresa
Marzarella, Thomas G. Pichcuskie, Tori Uhler, and Victor Sandford.
post at 12 Roszel Road. In the spirit of Dell Computer, Intel, and
AT&T, we will keep all of you supplied with club soda and
snacks as you maintain this vigil.
to be on standby with a CompuGraphic 7700 photo-typesetter, available
to set any and all type in the event of a mission-critical PC failure.
undisclosed location (due to security concerns) but available
through secure land-based telecommunications. All members of our team
should be ready to call me immediately at the slightest sign of
For security purposes, of course, the phone will be answered by an
analog answering machine. But rest assured, I will receive your
and I will react.
are not likely to ask you again to curtail your New Year’s partying
in this fashion. Frankly I have had it with this Millennium business
— next time we will ignore it altogether.
AS A "SUDDENLY single" bachelor I read Melinda Sherwood’s
article on the singles scene with interest (November 24). While not,
strictly speaking, singles groups, there are two
self-help groups that might be of interest to your readers. One meets
Monday nights at 7:30 at St. Gregory’s in Hamilton (call Judi at
and the other meets at 7:30 Wednesdays at the Hopewell Presbyterian
Incidentally, I think it was Groucho Marx, not Woody Allen, who coined
the phrase about not wanting to join a club that would have him for
Robert Kenny Esq., CPA
212 Carnegie Center
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