02/19/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Barbara Silverstone

COURTESY PHOTO | Barbara Silverstone

“I believe in turnover of leadership,” Barbara Silverstone told me in an interview last week.

Barbara, the Senior Citizen Foundation’s president, took over leadership of the benevolent organization just two years ago and plans to step down from the helm at the group’s April meeting.  (more…)

12/19/15 11:00am
RICHARD LOMUSCIO

RICHARD LOMUSCIO

I had a conversation last week with Sy Weissman, the current head of the Senior Citizens Foundation. He is the current president because at the last meeting of the Foundation, Sy stepped down after many years of leadership. He cited health reasons and the desire to get new blood into the organization. A new president was elected. (more…)

05/02/15 2:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Sy Weissman in action, taking a photo of Marion Klupka. His photos line the walls of the Senior Activity Center.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO
Sy Weissman in action, taking a photo of Marion Klupka. His photos line the walls of the Senior Activity Center.

While visiting the Senior Activity Center last week, I noticed some impressive photos on the walls and was told they were taken by Sy Weissman. Yoga teacher Jean Lawless said, “He’s a great guy. You should write about him.” (more…)