ND Football- what kids will leave??
parent

Utica, NY

#437 Feb 3, 2014
Another board member resigned ? I know Judge Romao- Clark resigned .. who else ? Gilroy has alot of nerve for NOT turning in his resignation . He's an embarrassment to ND
Vinny

Utica, NY

#438 Feb 3, 2014
The board member is Chris Leogrande.Once she learned how underhanded Anna Mae ,Gilroy and Joseph were she got the heck out if there...just like all the kids that are leaving....one by one.
parent

Utica, NY

#439 Feb 3, 2014
So 2 respected ND board members have resigned. Really makes you wonder whats going on up there. Kids are leaving and board members are resigning. Wake up people. There are real problems there
Hear Ye Hear Ye

Utica, NY

#440 Feb 4, 2014
parent wrote:
So 2 respected ND board members have resigned. Really makes you wonder whats going on up there. Kids are leaving and board members are resigning. Wake up people. There are real problems there
It continues to get better. I heard last night that the Marian Club, a 30 year old organization formed for the benefit of ND is shutting down. Anyone hear this officially? If true, a very sad day for ND. The club raises and donates significant sums of money to the school every year for scholarships and other needs. The founding members and board members have apparently had enough of the nonsense and have all stepped down? I was also told the school thinks they can step in and take over, but if true the support and heart of the organization is gone.

Thank you Sister Anna Mae. You and your counterparts have brought shame and ridicule upon ND. Your actions have caused great harm and resulted in personal and angry attacks on you, the school, the administration, the teachers, and most importantly your students. Everyone deserved better. You got bad advice from people with personal agendas. Sadly you caved in and now this is the result. Under your leadership, the fallout will continue.
ND parent

Ardsley, NY

#441 Feb 4, 2014
If thats true about Leogrande also resigning from the school board, that is very interesting. Shows not all is great at ND like Anna Mae and Jim Joseph want parents to think
Hmmmm

New Paltz, NY

#442 Feb 4, 2014
We wonder were you get all your information from?
knowitall

Wethersfield, CT

#443 Feb 4, 2014
When is it appropriate to say, "told you so?"
Truth

Whitesboro, NY

#444 Feb 4, 2014
Whoa, any other verification if its true that the Marion Club is shutting down? That would be a HUGE blow to ND.
Marion Club raises a lot of money for the school and is made up of ND alum and prominent Catholics around the area. They mainly raise $$ for "tuition assistance" for students at ND, that's why Coach Durr is a member so he can funnel $$ to basketball kids.
If they are disbanding, they have obviously thrown in the towel on ND because that is basically why they exist, to assist ND.
Marion

Utica, NY

#445 Feb 4, 2014
Yes its true..the marion club is over. The marion club president Jon Grace has turned in his resignation. Why are these life long ND supporters turning away from the school? The place is crumbling down in front of our eyes
Laura

Utica, NY

#446 Feb 4, 2014
Fire the fat azz lesbo nun !!!! Is it so hard to see
Truth

Whitesboro, NY

#447 Feb 4, 2014
Marion wrote:
Yes its true..the marion club is over. The marion club president Jon Grace has turned in his resignation. Why are these life long ND supporters turning away from the school? The place is crumbling down in front of our eyes
Gone are the days of No Pay To Play At Notre Dame then. That's where Anna Mae got her bribing money
knowitall

Wethersfield, CT

#448 Feb 4, 2014
Wait til the good news foundation withdraws their million dollar matching gift to the school when they realize there wont be any kids to fill the desks! Well done jimmy, well done!
captain cracker

Malone, NY

#449 Feb 4, 2014
it wont matter Herkimer will be back in your class next year and u will win nothing
Hmmmm

New Paltz, NY

#450 Feb 4, 2014
That's funny have you ever thought that maybe they have got the grant and that's why there will be no more donations?
knowitall

Wethersfield, CT

#451 Feb 4, 2014
Now that would just be dumb to refuse money, wouldnt it? I mean seriously, they raised tuition again for next year! Get ur head outta ur ass and come up for air
Mr H

Utica, NY

#452 Feb 4, 2014
The goods news foundation money is a matching grant. They dont have the money and won't get it for several years providing they raise 4 million on their own. Can you say not gonna happen . And do you really think they would be ok with not having the Marion Club money.
Hmmmm

New Paltz, NY

#453 Feb 4, 2014
Really I think you 3 clowns and you know who you are need to get your head out of your own ass. You guys have been talking to yourself back and fourth for 2 months now.. Isn't it getting old yet? Over 400 hits and 380 are from the clowns. Grow up and get a life! None of you have children or friends for that matter at ND so take a walk let the door hit ya in the ass on the way out.. ND will be there either way. There is no movement here other than ND getting rid of the trash.
mom

Utica, NY

#454 Feb 4, 2014
Are you calling the 2 board members who resigned and the Marion club president as well as the students who left...are you seriously calling them trash
knowitall

Wethersfield, CT

#455 Feb 4, 2014
Why? U leavin?

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#456 Feb 4, 2014
Hmmmm wrote:
Really I think you 3 clowns and you know who you are need to get your head out of your own ass. You guys have been talking to yourself back and fourth for 2 months now.. Isn't it getting old yet? Over 400 hits and 380 are from the clowns. Grow up and get a life! None of you have children or friends for that matter at ND so take a walk let the door hit ya in the ass on the way out.. ND will be there either way. There is no movement here other than ND getting rid of the trash.
Are you really so blind that you can’t see that there are serious problems at Notre Dame. Ignoring the mounting problems won’t make them go away. Do I think that this is the end for N.D., probably not. Do I think that this will affect them in the coming years, both athletically and financially, definitely. I think many Utica parents will weigh the perceived benefits of N.D over Proctor and decide to send their kids to N.D. However, there are some for whom the problems in the athletic department will swing the pendulum in the other direction. For parents in suburban district who viewed N.D. as a place to send their kids for the quality of the sports teams this will be a big deterrent. It is the Mike Gallinese’s in the area that N.D. will be losing. Mike was a great student and was getting a quality education in Oriskany. Sports was the only reason he went to N.D. He was looking for better exposure and better access to college scouts and recruiters. He would not have gotten this from Oriskany. He did get it at Notre Dame. Can the school assure incoming student that these advantages will still available to future athletes? I think that is a question many parents are asking themselves.

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