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08-12 NEWS

Two North Carolina middle school teachers have long known that there isn't an even playing field for all children at Christmas Martha Ann Harper and Gwen Parmley, who have always been involved in crafts, began the Coastal Carolina Christmas Arts, Craft, and Gift Show to raise money to provide for needy children back in 1991. And this year again, they'll have a show, at the Craven County Fairgrounds. Proceeds will benefit children from Pamlico Middle School, where Harper teaches an eighth-grade class and Gwen is a sixth-grade instructor. The show showcases the work -- personalized, one-of-a-kind, handmade and unique items -- and talent of vendors from along the East Coast. Last year's show attracted more than 2,500 shoppers. "Doing this show allows Gwen and me the opportunity to take children shopping for needed items such as clothes and supplies, and of course, to be able to buy something they'd like to have," Harper said. The children they help extend into the Pamlico County community and over the years they have developed a network of concerned people who pass on names of worthy children. Harper said the holiday fund-raiser is an extension of the teacher's role in educating the children. "Our endeavors to help children are not a once-a-year commitment," she said. "We work year round helping them. Being an effective teacher does not stop at providing the ‘three Rs.' " 

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Doug Parmelee, the timpani player from Shreveport, La., left, took part in a joint appearance by the South Arkansas Symphony and the combined El Dorado High School and Southern Arkansas University choirs in El Dorado, Ark. (Photo credit: Larry Singer / El Dorado (Ark.) News Times)
  • Jalen Parmele, the sixth-round draft this year out of Toledo was signed off the Miami Dolphins' practice squad and picked up by the Baltimore Ravens. To make room for him on the roster, the Ravens placed defensive tackle Lamar Divens on injured reserve. Coach John Harbaugh says the Ravens had been studying Jalen all year and felt like he was the best player the team could bring in.
  • Jessie Parmelee, the manager of RCC Solar, a solar-panel-installation company in Upland, Calif., says money is drying up for Californians seeking rebates from big utility companies. "The levels are dropping," said Jessie who doesn't think state lawmakers will reinstate the money when it runs out. "Their point wasn't to go 'green'; it was to eliminate rolling blackouts and to put so many green houses on the (electricity) grid." She said she believes the two-county Inland Empire region has the potential to becoming the state's capital for energy-efficient technology. "But it's a matter of getting everybody on board and getting people to realize this is a long-term investment."
  • John Parmley, director of healthcare risk management programs at Standard Register, was quoted in a story about helping hospitals reduce adverse drug events with the Dayton, Ohio, company's new Rx History Capture service. The program combines prescription data and a hospital's health information systems to generate a snapshot of each patient's prescription medication history."The current processes for gathering medication history are inconsistent and error-prone," John says. "They leave the door open to [adverse drug events]. Rx History Capture introduces greater accuracy and efficiency to the process by providing clinicians timely prescription information from trusted sources."
  • Linda Parmelee, she'll help the Pultneyville, N.Y., Historical Society present its annual Christmas program with her reading of Thomas Hardy's "The Thieves Who Couldn't Help Sneezing."
  • Marge Palmerlee, the executive director of Degage Ministries reported that her Grand Rapids organization was able to buy 23 tons of food from Second Harvest Gleaners Food Bank of West Michigan thanks to local students who raised $8,355 over two weeks. "Everything we get from Gleaners is paid for by money raised by Jenison Public Schools," Marge said. "It would be a huge loss if they didn't do it. The kids work really hard." At right, parent volunteer Sue Hodson, left, and students Trisha Armstrong and Kelsey Wormmeester join Marge. (Photo credit: Emily Zoladz / Grand Rapids Press)
  • Mason Parmelee, the Newark Valley, N.Y., high school basketball player chipped in 16 points as the Cardinals defeated Watkins Glen, 66-58. He also recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in an 84-67 losing effort against Candor.
  • Nichole Parmelly, a spokeswoman.for the Larimer County human services, says her agency and others like it across Colorado, has seen a double-digit increase in demand for services. "Families that used to be able to make ends meet before," Nichole said. "That's forcing them to try to come up with alternatives to pay the bills. Or they're able to pay the bills, but then they've got nothing left for food."
  • Parmalee, the band played at a recent benefit for the Fallen Heroes Fund at Hooligans Pub and Music Hall in Jacksonville, N.C.
  • Rhovina Parmalee, who turned 90 on Thanksgiving, has been a resident at Meadow View Manor, a 99-bed facility at Grass Valley, Calif., for six months. She said she knew the time was coming when she would need assistance, especially at night. "I decided it was a good thing to do," Rhovina said. "It’s better to be aware of your surroundings rather than come in under painful circumstances." She gravitated to Meadow View Manor in large part because there is a rose garden and room to walk outside. While she regrets losing her privacy, she knew there would be tradeoffs. "Going out in the garden helps," she said. "I go out and work my sudoku."
  • Scott Thomas Parmley, the 23-year-old Ste. Genevieve, Mo., man faces up to 10 years in prison and/or fines up to $250,000, when he is sentenced in February after pleading guilty Dec.1 to one felony count of possession of child pornography on his computer. He appeared before U.S. District Judge Catherine D. Perry, in St. Louis.
  • Will Parmalee, the basketball player from Briarcliff (N.Y.) High School, led the Bears' scoring with 10 points in a 61-40 loss to the Pearl River Pirates.

08-11 NEWS

The Loudoun County, Va., Board of Supervisors put before voters in November a tax on ready-to-eat food sold at restaurants, concession stands and grocery stores, which would not exceed 4 percent, to pay off school debt. A coalition opposing the idea said the county needed to reevaluate its spending and look at other sources for revenue, such as implementing late fees at public libraries and taxing aircraft at the county's airports. Those speaking out against the proposal at a news conference at The Dock restaurant in Lansdowne were conservative advocate James Parmelee, left, president of a political communications firm in Washington; Nicholas Graham of Ashburn; Patricia Phillips, a Republican who ran unsuccessfully for the state Senate in 2007; and Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling). A near-final count showed that the tax was going down to defeat, 92,015 to 41,100.

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Abbie Parmele, the Rensselaer, N.Y., artist's photo “Blue, Yellow, and Red" was judged Best of Show in color photography at the Jasper County Art League-Prairie Arts Council's sixth annual photography show and competition. The exhibit by 25 photographers will run through Dec. 12 in the Lilian Fendig Gallery, 391 N. Van Rensselaer St. in Rensselaer; viewing hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. At right, Abbie, center, receives her award from Judith Ann Kanne and John D. Groppe, president of the art league.
  • Ali Parmelee and husband Joel Waggener, left, were among the crowd at the recent $125-per-person, four-course feast at Zinc on Chapel Street in New Haven, Conn. The couple, who work in marketing and manage the downtown Italian restaurant’s website, have recently learned that they're expecting a baby girl. “It’s a little bit like torture not to be able to enjoy the wine,” Ali said at the restaurant's event..
  • Amber Parmley, the 28-year-old Grove City, Ohio, woman was involved in a police chase. Grove City officers responded to a report of a man wheeling an unboxed $719 television set in a shopping cart out the front door of a business. Two employees asked him for a receipt, but he told them he had already paid and proceeded to the store's outer vestibule, where he took the TV out of the cart. As two other employees gave chase, he fled on foot, TV still in hand. A police officer patrolling the parking lot confronted the man at his vehicle, opening the car door and ordering him out. Instead of complying, the man hit the accelerator, dragging the officer alongside the car and over the officer's foot. The officer managed to deploy his Taser, which slowed the man enough for the officer to wrench himself free of the car. The stunned driver finally stopped at the edge of the parking lot, where he got out of his car and retrieved the TV from where he'd placed it, on the car roof, and drove out of the lot. Another Grove City officer picked up the pursuit, following the car north on Interstate 71. With the driver refusing to stop for police lights and sirens, the chase moved into Columbus. At the intersection of Oakley and Springmont, the driver struck a Columbus cruiser, whose two officers got out of their car and drew their weapons. The man failed to comply with those officers, and backed up at a high rate of speed, ramming into a Grove City cruiser. The driver took another running start and was off again. Officers from both cities pursued the car until a Grove City cruiser was able to ram into the back of the vehicle. As the driver fled on foot, police said they found Amber inside the car. John Skaggs, 29, of Grove City was arrested after a pursuit by Columbus police on the ground and in a helicopter. "I wanted to stay with my car to make sure I kept it," she later said.
  • Ann Parmelly, the reveler was among those celebrating a friend's recent birthday at the Abilene, Texas, Country Club's "money night."
  • Brian Parmley, the Glenmora High School principal says his students are getting used to taking some classes via videoconferencing. Seven schools in the Alexandria, La., area are involved in the pilot program. "This is just a great opportunity for our students," Brian said.
  • Bryce Parmely, the runner placed ninth in a field of 49 in the Windy City Striders Turkey Trot in Casper, Wyo.
  • Cody Parmley, the junior high basketball player scored 6 points as Wayne County (Ky.) defeated McCreary, 42-32.
  • David Parmley & Continental Divide, the musician, left, and his bluegrass group's new album, "Three Silver Dollars," will be released in stores Feb. 10, according to Pinecastle Records.
  • Jason Parmley, the Navy lieutenant and bomb-assembly officer aboard the USS John C. Stennis, was a member of the division that earned its Mine Readiness Certification. "During the turn-around training cycle, one of the integral components ... is our ability to build aircraft-laid mines,” said Jason said. "It prepares us and the air wing to deny any potential foe the ability to use a strategic waterway or a harbor." While aviation ordnance men practice mine-building every day, he said, "we do it only as required. They came out and showed us some nuances and some of the ways they have learned over the years to expedite building these mines. ... If we had all these items already built up aboard the ship, they would occupy an inordinate amount of space. It makes a lot more sense to have these components broken down, and then we can store them and maximize the space we have on the ship."
  • Jeff Parmelee, coordinator of a program that has hired adults with Down syndrome to work at McClatchy High School's teen center in Sacramento, Calif. The staff members are featured in a new book and video, "Dreams in Reality," designed to inspire parents who have, or are expecting, children with the condition.
  • Jim Parmelee, the Eastham, Mass., softball player and his BackOffice Associates 70s All-Stars teammates have been crowned the Senior Softball World Champions after defeating Denver, 6-5, in a come-from-behind victory in Phoenix, Ariz. The All-Stars, all from the Cape Cod area, won the Eastern U.S. championships, the national championships and the world championships in one remarkable season.
  • John O. Parmele, right, the a retired Navy chief petty officer from Virginia Beach, has lost his second independent bid to become a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. In the 82nd District election on Nov. 3, incumbent Republican Harry "Bob" Purkey prevailed with 60.4% of the vote. Democrat Peter Schmidt, polled 35.1%, while John tallied 4.4%. Purkey has held the seat since 1986. Both candidates took a shot at him in 2005: Schmidt, a Republican at the time, lost in the primary; John fell in the general election with 29% of the vote. Purkey amassed $101,000 for this campaign, Schmidt, 60, owner of a construction materials company, had $52,000, and John reported $900. John, 66, campaigned for a 3- to 5-cent-a-gallon gas tax increase. "A lot of people say boo to this, but if you're going to use the roads, pay for it," he said. John also said he'd push to make it illegal for motorists to use cell phones, ban Sunday liquor sales, and legislate against baggy pants. "Exposing their underwear, they think it's fashionable--but it isn't cool."
  • Julia Parmelee, the young gymnast, on the left in the back row, is a member of the Medina, Ohio, Gymnastics Academy, which opened the season by placing second and fourth at the Flip for the Cure meet in Perry. She placed ninth on the bars, 11th on the beam and all-around and 12th on her vault and floor exercise.
  • Luther Hart Parmelee III, left, the World War I soldier's Army Corps of Engineers uniform has been included in "Kent and the Great War," the local Ohio historical society's new exhibit which opened Nov. 11, the day the "war to end all wars" ended and we now call Veterans Day. Luther [1896-1985; Frank Hart, Luther Hart, Elisha, Theodore, Abraham, Abraham, Isaac, John, John] is your host's great uncle.
  • Mark Parmelee, the cyclist took part in races at Lower Huron Metro Park in Belleville, Mich.
  • Parmalee, Poirier and Associates, the Providence, R.I., accounting firm will be performing an audit of the Narragansett school finances after police recently arrested the district's finance director on charges of embezzling more than $50,000 from the school system. Christopher E. Mallett, 43, of Narragansett was released on $50,000 personal recognizance after his arraignment on two felony counts each for unlawful appropriation of funds and accessing a computer for fraudulent purposes.
  • Russell Parmelee, the Godfrey Lee School Board trustee reassured residents that there was no need for damage control after resignations of the superintendent and the board president. "We don't have to reassure that the district is going to be OK," Russell said after the board leader quit. "We're moving forward in a very positive way." Jack Wallington resigned as superintendent after facing a board-proposed pay cut and criticism of his management of the Wyoming, Mich., district. The board's president, Pamela Hoezee, followed suit, a move which Russell called a "complete surprise."
  • Stephanie Parmley, she and other parents in the Whitehall, Mich., District Schools have petitioned the school board to reopen an investigation into allegations raised in the football program and asked for the coaches' removal. “This is a public outcry of what is happening in the high school program,” Stephanie, who has 11 children in the district, told the board. She said that while the parents believe the coaches may be coaching for the right reasons, “they should not be coaching because they cannot constructively create a healthy relationship with our kids.” After the last game of the season, the head coach submitted his resignation.
  • Stewart Parmele, a partner with Michael L. Piels Certified Public Accountants, says the Ashland, Ore., School District has passed its annual financial audit with no major concerns despite using an "antiquated" payroll system that creates the potential for many mistakes. The district uses a combination of financial software purchased in 1996 and manual ledgers, a technology that every other school district in the state has abandoned, Stewart said.
  • Vivian Beatrice Parmele, the city of Moore, Okla., has decided to name the undeveloped park land at NW 12th and Janeway in honor of her and the Parmele family, who donated a portion of the land to the city.
  • Wayne Parmalee, the music fan is regular customer of Matt's Music which has become Joe Riff’s Music Center in Middletown, Conn. “I’ve known Joe since we were kids,” Wayne said. “He’s got a real good head for business and a good sense of humor. He’s been that kind of guy for as long as I can remember.”
... and from our separated-at-birth file: Is it Christopher Mintz-Plasse or Joshua Parmley? Our Mishawaka, Ind., cousin says he is being stopped by people who think he's little-known actor ever since "Superbad" came to theaters about a year ago. "First time someone told me that, I blew it off. As more people saw the movie, I got more comments," Josh said. The actor, he says "is geeky. I can be geeky but not as geeky as him." Josh expects more comments and people stopping to take his photo as Mintz-Plasse's second movie, "Role Models," is released soon. Josh, a student at Indiana University, South Bend, is the son of Jim and Joan Parmley ... and he's the one on the left. (Photo credit: South Bend Tribune)

08-10 NEWS

Jackie's weight issues began at 18, when, during her first pregnancy, she ballooned to 270 pounds. It was 10 years later before she was able to lose any of the weight. "I managed to lose about 20 pounds by starving myself, eating only salads. Then I started with the diet pills, ephedrine, Slim-Fast," she said. "Anything that said 'lose weight fast' on the package, I was poppin' it." Her diet was a typical low-fat, low-calorie one, but then she developed an eating disorder on purpose. "I began a vicious cycle of binge and purge. I figured I could eat whatever I wanted as long as I didn't let it digest in my stomach." She even started smoking because she had heard cigarettes killed your appetite. But then, in January 2005, the father of her children died of a stroke and she realized that she needed to start taking better care of herself. "It was time to start something, and stick with it," she said. So, in March 2005, at age 30, Jackie started a regular exercise routine of simply walking. She replaced soda pop with water as her daily walking route increased to two miles. In about five months, Jackie had lost 40 pounds. But then she "stopped walking and started slipping on my diet because I was hungry all the time -- eating salads and tiny little portions that were just not filling me up. Unfortunately, I ended up gaining it all back." Jackie felt like she was destined to be stuck at over 250 pounds forever. "I hated myself and felt like a failure," she said. One day at a bookstore, Jackie was found a copy of "Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution." She was familiar with the low-carb diet and was aware of the negative stories about it in the media. "I just could not understand how eating so much eggs, bacon, and other delicious and filling foods including all the great vegetables and salads could help you lose weight!" Nevertheless, after reading others' success stories at, she gave it a go. She lost 13 pounds in the first two weeks and then discovered she had a candida yeast infection that required a month's treatment before she could resume her diet. Now she's losing two to three pounds a week -- in this picture she's at 200 on her way to a goal of 140 -- has quit smoking, is exercising regularly again. "I am still walking two miles every day and I do Pilates at least three times a week along with crunches and jumping rope. Plus, I do yoga twice a week," she said. "I love my new life, I love myself, and I am so grateful for all the people who have impacted me on this journey." Keep at it, Jackie -- we're proud of you

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Anna Parmelee, the Staples High School senior had seven service points, two aces, five assists in the Westport, Conn., girls' volleyball squad's 3-0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-13) victory over Westhill High.
  • Brian Parmelee, the deputy fire marshal of Springfield, Ore., and the state's 2005 arson investigator of the year is probing four unsolved blazes this summer along 50 miles of Interstate 5 that have snarled traffic from Eugene to Salem. "Twenty-four to 48 hours after the incident is our best chance to get those convictions," he said. "The longer it goes, the more people forget."
  • Chase Parmelee, the Pee Wee Division football player led the Southern Braves' defense in a 26-0 win over the Nancy Dragons in Somerset, Ky.
  • Christopher J. Parmelee, he and Laurie A. Buwalda, both of Waupun, Wis., were issued a marriage license in Dodge County.
  • Chuck Parmelee, the ultimate fighter from Omaha, Neb., earned a second-round knockout victory over Mike Hansen of Rochester, Minn., finishing him with two good rib shots and a powerful right hand.
  • Colby Parmelee, a junior at the University of Central Florida and a member of Sigma Chi was quoted in a story on Delta Lambda Phi, the Daytona Beach school's new gay fraternity. "Based on other student organizations, I wouldn't expect any hostility," he said, "I don't have any problem with people expressing themselves as long as they don't impose their viewpoint on me."
  • Deb Parmelee, the deputy clerk of Ingham County's Leslie Township is bracing for a big voter turnout in November "We are going to attempt to put up 15 voting booths," she said. "The most we've ever done before is 10. The state of Michigan thinks there is going to be a much larger turnout of voters. They want us to be prepared so that people are not waiting in line so long." Deb says she expects more than half of the township's 1,800 registered voters to vote; she has already mailed out about 300 absentee ballots..
  • Don Parmley, an employee of Granite Construction, was among those who volunteer to help clean up garbage-strewn homeless camps and trails along the Russian River near Ukiah, Calif.
  • Ezra S. Parmele (1869-aft 1936; Charles L., Seth, Giles, Jeremiah, Lemuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), the first pastor of the Church of God Holiness was honored as the Deerfield, Mo., church celebrated its centennial. The congregation of 10 attended the first service on Oct. 8, 1908, two miles north of town at the Old Bethel Church, with the Rev. Ezra in the pulpit.
  • Ferole Parmelee, the Shaker Heights, Ohio, resident recently won a Cleveland Plain Dealer caption contest.
  • Jane Parmelee, a member of the Bunker "Spell"unkers, took part in a 25-team spelling bee at Coginchaug Regional High School in Durham, Conn.
  • Joani Parmale, the South Albany (N.Y.) High School junior sweeper played an outstanding soccer game in the school's 7-0 loss to Crescent Valley. Coach Tony Stadstad said she was everywhere on the field, from beginning to end.
  • John Parmley, he and Jason Wilson performed several railroad songs at the unveiling of the "Juke" Shook the Railroader statue in Tracy City, Tenn.
  • Michael Parmley, the Turlock police detective is seeking help in catching the "Band-Aid Bandit," who is said to be responsible for more than 20 Central Valley and Bay Area robberies.
  • Parmalee Hall, the Colorado State University dorm's dining hall was the site of the fourth annual Oxfam Hunger Banquet. To illustrate the stratification of the world's economic classes and expose students to world hunger and poverty, diners were assigned an alternative identity (low-, middle- or high-income economic class) which dictated what meal they were served and where they were allowed to sit. Organizers raised more than $800 from ticket sales, which will be donated to the relief organization Oxfam America.
  • Parmele Award, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Assn.'s top honor went to brothers Ben and David Landesman, co-presidents of Lawson Screen & Digital Products Inc. in St. Louis.
  • Parmelee and Associates, the financial consulting service was one of three that made a pitch before the Monticello, Ga., City Council. Officials will hire one of the three to review the city's utility finances.
  • Parmly LifePointes, a former worker at the Chisago City, Minn., senior living facility, Pamela Lynn Paist, 40, is facing a federal charge of obtaining a controlled substance. by fraud. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Lakes Area Police Department was contacted by Parmly on Feb. 7, 2008, to report missing narcotics. An investigation revealed that several tablets of Percocet had been removed from a drug cart and drug storage locker, and replaced with the over the counter pain medication Tylenol.
  • Russell Parmelee, the Wyoming, Mich., trustee cast the sole dissenting vote as the school board accepted the superintendent's recommendation not to take disciplinary action against three Godfrey-Lee administrators who were accused of falsifying a date on an employment application. The superintendent determined that stamping the date on an application after the fact "and for no apparent reason," was "irregular," but that no law was broken.
  • Russell B. Parmele Jr., a commercial real estate manager for more than 20 years, has been hired as a vice president of business development for Brown Investment Properties Inc. in Greensboro, N.C. He will be responsible for marketing the company's property-management services.
  • Stephen Parmley, the painter-sculptor-musician-poet will host the grand opening and reception for artists displaying their works in the Studio of the North gallery in Waldoboro, Maine.
  • Suzanna Parmalee, right, the member of The Altar and Rosary Society of Dallas' Gate of Heaven Church attended the group's annual Birthday Tea, a fundraiser attended by more than 200.
  • Taylor Parmley, the Seneca, Mo., volleyball player had five kills in the Lady Indians' 2-1 victory over Lamar.
  • Thomas A. Parmalee, executive editor of American Funeral Director magazine, was quoted in a story about the rise in "green" funerals. Some green cemeteries, Thomas said, are abandoning cement grave vaults, offering biodegradable caskets and skipping embalming with toxic chemicals. "A lot of the funeral industry is partially reluctant to go into green burial," he said. "Depending on whom you ask, typically it does not earn them as much money as a funeral with a vault and embalming."

... and from Pascow, Wash.: Three months after blocking the release of 39 public records of Franklin County jail employees, a judge changed his order and agreed to review the documents at the request of convicted arsonist Allan W. Parmelee. Superior Court Judge Cameron Mitchell gave county prosecutors until Nov. 3 to submit the records so he can determine if they should be made public or are exempt under the Washington Public Records Act. Mitchell also may consider redacting specific information in the documents. Allan is trying to obtain staff photos, training records, performance evaluations, complaints and grievances and work phone numbers for all jail employees. Allan, now serving his 24-year sentence at the Washington State Reformatory in Monroe, has inundated government agencies across the state with hundreds of similar requests. He has never done time in the Pasco facility, but claims the jail has "an unusually high quantity of reports, complaints and examples of staff brutality towards prisoners, Gladiator-type assaults and fights set up or allowed by the guards resulting in severe or in some cases fatal injuries." There is no record of anyone else making the same allegations.

08-9 NEWS

The Palisades Village shopping center in the Los Angeles coastal neighborhood of Pacific Palisades has a friendly, small-town feel. But a look behind the cash registers at the neighborhood shops reveals a cosmopolitan mix of business owners, including many who are immigrants from around the world. At Special Moments, you'll find Amelia "Mely" (Travostino) Parmalee. From the time she was 5, Mely told everyone she would never marry. Despite a lack of interest in a wedding of her own, she started a business in bridal design in Milan, Italy. Then, in 1973, Travostino met Tim Parmalee, an opera tenor from the Palisades studying music in Italy, and married him just nine months later. "To come to the United States for me was another world," she says, citing Americans' frequent moves and life changes as just one of many cultural differences. But Mely says that everything that has happened in her life is destiny, "written in the book," including her decision in 1985 to open Special Moments, a lingerie store at 873 Via de la Paz with an emphasis on personal service. Mely still maintains her family home in Lago Maggiore and usually travels back to Italy at least once a year. (Photo credit: Rich Schmitt / Palisadian-Post)

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Anna Parmelee, the Staples High School senior will help set up offense on the Westport, Conn., girls' volleyball squad this year. The Lady Wreckers finished 16-5 overall last year after reaching the FCIAC semifinals.
  • Brian Parmalee, the Willingboro, N.J., High School soccer coach is optimistic about his squad's season. “We are out to have a great year, make the playoffs and put Willingboro soccer back on the map,” he said.
  • Bryan Parmley, the mortgage broker says the federal takeover of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a step in the right direction and that central New York could start to see lower interests rates. "We hope that there is a rebound and these two giants will turn the corner and, in fact, we will have brighter days ahead," he said.
  • Cathy Parmelee, the mixed-media artist's work is being showcased at The Creating Place in Juneau, Alaska.
  • Chase Parmelee, the Pee Wee footballer had five tackles for the Southern Braves as they defeated the EWS Bulldogs, 40-7, in Somerset, Ky.
  • Chris Parmelee, left, the Minnesota Twins minor league outfielder is still recuperating from a broken wrist.
  • Cody Parmely, the 5-foot-7, 170-pound Junction City, Colo., High School sophomore rushed for 57 yards in five carries in a recent 55-0 win over Topeka West. In 56-10 victory over Shawnee Heights, he had touchdown runs from 19 and 14 yards out.
  • Gregory Parmley served as a pallbearer at the funeral of Bryan K. Vaughn, 42, of Cuba, Mo.
  • Jalen Parmele, right, the rookie running back is back at practice with the Miami Dolphins a day after being cut. He had to clear waivers before the Dolphins were able to sign him to the eight-man practice squad. Any team can now pluck Jalen off the practice squad if they want to put him on their 53-man roster. The sixth-round pick out of Toledo had a solid preseason, tying for the team lead in rushing with 123 yards, including an 80-yard run and a 2-yard touchdown run. He has been inactive the first three games of the season.
  • James Parmelee, the Republicans United for Tax Relief spokesman was quoted in a story about a debate in the Virginia senate race between former Govs. Mark Warner (D) and James Gilmore (R). James said that Warner squandered the rainy-day fund left by Gilmore and raised taxes. “If you just listened to Mark Warner, you wouldn't know he inherited a balanced budget” James said.
  • Jan Parmalee, the Albany, N.Y., mother who has several children in the local school district, says she received just one letter, in July, from the school about classes, stating that there was a problem with her daughter's gym schedule. Albany High was forced to cancel the first two days of school because of monumental scheduling woes. District officials blamed an overloaded software program, a new bell system and a wide variety of course offerings as reasons for the mess, which affected about 2,900 students and staff members. Jan said high school students told her some classes were so overcrowded that they had to share desks.
  • Joani Parmale, the West Albany, Ore., High School junior, a defender, is seen as one of the three leaders of the Rebels' soccer squad.
  • Kalo Parmelee, the canine lover helped judge a dog show during Windjammer Weekend in the Camden-Rockport, Maine, area..
  • Kana Parmley, our condolences to the Madison, N.C., resident on the death of her grandmother, Arvie James Elledge, 89.
  • Logan Parmele, the Rensselaer, Ind., man has been commissioned as an ensign in the civil engineer corps during a ceremony in Newport, R.I. He's the son of Paul and Abbie Parmele. “I got involved in a Navy program while I was at Ball State where I would be part of the civil engineering corps and I knew what my job would be in the Navy,” said Logan who graduated from the university in May. “I would be able to use my education as an architect in the Navy — to both serve and work as an architect was the biggest reason.”
  • Mary Parmelee, owner of the Mary Heart Store in Lakeville, Ind., has knitted pumpkin hats for newborns at Memorial Hospital. All of the babies are preemies in the hospital's intensive-care unit. “We love babies, we're all about new life and this is just a fun little gift to give,” Mary said. “Today is also my birthday, so I can give back and enjoy the new babies.” Video.
  • Nicole Parmley, our condolences to the South Berwick, Maine, resident on the death of her grandmother, Helen A. Kinch, 79.
  • Rex Parmelee, the Honolulu resident witnessed a three-alarm fire that destroyed a warehouse on the Navy Marine Golf Course near the city airport. "It looked like a massive fire," said Rex, who lives about 150 yards from the 7,500-square-foot warehouse. Black smoke rose a "couple hundred feet in the air. ... It was so black, you could just see the white ash coming through the neighborhood." Golfers, of course, continued to play through.
  • Rick Parmelee, the Durham, Conn., resident was just one to speak out on the town's proposal to tack a one-time $250 fee on their water bills to right the water company's $18,000 deficit. Some questioned why the Durham Fair Assn. doesn't pay for water during the three-day September event. A selectman told them a deal was struck when the town needed a new well and the best source of water happened to be on the fairgrounds. Rick said that deal needed to be revisited: "They got one hell of a deal. I don't think we should have to be burdened with that expense."
  • Roger and Nancy Parmelee, the couple will be helping patrol the streets of Middletown, Conn., after completing a months-long Guardian Angels training program. A resident of the city since 1974, Roger says many citizens fear for their safety in light of two unresolved homicides this year and an escalating crime rate. "It's almost like you're born again," he said after receiving his Angels jacket. "There is hope. We're scared too. But someone has to stand up and say, 'This isn't your neighborhood. It's our neighborhood.'"
  • Starr Parmley, the Coast Guard lieutenant served as co-pilot on a helicopter that rescued Jean-Francois Duplaa, 55, of Naples, Fla., in the early morning hours after his 29-foot sailboat ran aground and sank near Johnson Shoals in Boca Grande Pass, Fla. The crew is stationed in Clearwater, Fla.
  • Stephanie Parmley, the 4-year-old, right, was one of hundreds who enjoyed a cold refreshment at last year’s Ice Cream Festival in Murray, Ky. This year's event was in early September in Chestnut Park. (Photo credit: Tom Berry / Murray Ledger & Times)
  • William Parmlee, the Democratic booster is helping raise money for the Obama-Biden ticket by following Obama's tour stops and selling memorabilia along the way. William and cousin Julius West are giving a most of the profits back to the campaign. Video.

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Welcome to the first day of school in Walton, Ky.: The students sat in silence, looking terrified as social studies and homeroom teacher Jesse Parmley walked in. He said nothing as he blankly stared at the 26 fifth-graders; they stared back. Then he smiled ... and they smiled back. He raised his hand, and they followed suit. He saluted them. They returned the greeting. Then he rubbed his head and stomach at the same time. The kids, with confused looks, timidly did the same. His nonverbal exercise lasted a couple of minutes. It was the students' first test, and they all passed. "It's very important that you look at me and listen to me," said Jesse, in his fifth year in Walton-Verona Independent Schools in northern Kentucky. "You guys did very well. Good job." Pupil Zoe Luebbe said she was comforted in the first few minutes of first period when Jesse lived up to his reputation with his nonverbal welcome. "Everybody told me that he's the funniest of all the teachers and teaches you real crazy stuff," she said. "I'm excited to have him." (Photo credit: Patrick Reddy / The Cincinnati Enquirer)

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Angela Parmelee, the San Rafael, Calif., resident was quoted in story on the Marin Humane Society's recent corrective actions in the wake of criticism for failing to promptly aid a fawn that became hobbled after it stepped on a water sprinkler head that became stuck to a hoof. Initially agency officials said there was nothing they could do, adding that they preferred that wildlife work their way out of trouble without human interference--unless the animal's life was endangered. "I do have a forgiving nature and I am quite satisfied that the Marin Humane Society has decided to incorporate humanity in their dealings with wild animals," she said.
  • Chaos Jade Parmley, the daughter of LaErin and Brandon Parmley, was born Aug. 24 at Banner Churchill Community Hospital, in Fallon, Nev. She weighed 7 pounds, 6.5 ounces and measured 19.25 inches.
  • David Parmley, the St. Louis hotelier has announced the opening of the Hampton Inn & Suites at the University of Missouri, Columbia. The 133-room hotel at Stadium Boulevard and College Avenue is owned by Stadium Lodging LLC, which he formed. A developer with more than 25 years in the hospitality industry, David also owns three other Hampton Inn hotels in Chesterfield, Mo., and Steamboat Springs, Colo.
  • David Parmley, left, of the Continental Divide was quoted in the July 2008 edition of Bluegrass Unlimited: "A lot of bands make the mistake of pulling out their instruments as soon as they start learning a song. ... My dad always insisted that we learn the vocals first. When you're playing your instruments, you might bump into someone else's word and not even know it. But, when you learn it a cappella, you get it right. And once you've got the vocals right, you say 'Let's jam.'"
  • Earl Parmelee, the Salem Township trustee lost his re-election bid by two votes. Incumbent Donald Sebright and newcomer Randy Boyles were elected to the two trustee seats. Sebright garnered 511 votes, Boyles got 367, and Earl received 365. The township is near Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • Eric Parmelee, he and Alyson Zachow applied for a marriage license in Lee County, Fla., in May. He is 25; she is 21.
  • Geraldine (Battreal) Parmley, our condolences on the death of her mother, Orpha Battreal, of Potosi, Mo.
  • GO Airport Express, the Chicago shuttle service will give riders who are union workers a $10 discount over Labor Day weekend. Founded in 1853 as the Parmelee Transfer Co., the service currently transports more than 1 million passengers annually to and from Chicago's O'Hare and Midway airports.
  • Janice E. Parmley, left, the retiring Missouri State University faculty member was recognized at the school's annual faculty luncheon. She started working at the university in September 1966.
  • Jay Parmalee, the Oklahoma superdelegate to the Democratic National Convention in Denver, says the Obama-Clinton rift is healing. "I talked to a lot of Hillary delegates. Of course, they had hoped and wished that Hillary would be the nominee, but they understand. There may be one or two [from the Oklahoma delegation] who aren't quite there yet, but they will be by the end of the week." Jay was recently named executive director of the party in South Carolina.
  • Jerry Parmley, the Lake Mills, Iowa, man organizes a picnic for veterans and their families each year. More than 150 people enjoyed free burgers, brats and sweet corn at Oakwood Park. The fifth annual picnic for veterans of all eras was sponsored by Chapter 790 of the Vietnam Veterans of America. “It’s just a way of showing appreciation for the veterans, what they sacrificed and what they have done,” said Jerry.
  • Jessica Parmalee, the Geneva, N.Y., woman and her three children -- Erica, Jordan and Jovani -- have been selected for an Ontario County Habitat for Humanity project, which is set to begin Sept. 6. Surplus materials from an "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" project in the city will be donated to the construction, organizers said. It'll be the county organization's 11th house, the third in Geneva.
  • Katlyn Parmelee, the Vandercook Lake (Mich.) High School golfer shot a 46 in her school's loss to Grass Lake at the Cascades Conference jamboree at Pine Hollow Golf Course.
  • Michael Parmley, a senior marketing major from Sheboygan, Mich., has been awarded the Loraine Missling Business Communication Scholarship by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's business communication department in the College of Business.
  • Mike Parmley, the Turlock, Calif., police detective is investigating bank robberies.
  • Nicole Kinch Parmley and her family of South Berwick, Maine, our condolences on the death of her grandmother, Helen A. Kinch, 79, of Dunedin, Fla.
  • Norman Parmley Huffnagle, our condolences on the death of grandson Clayton Keith Willett, 18, of Fredericksburg, Va., who was killed in a motor vehicle accident.
  • The Parmlee Family, the singers performed at the Mt. Pleasant Fellowship revival services in Wayne County, Ky.
  • Pearl Parmelee, the executive director of the Filipino American Rescue Mission in Oakland was pleased that the Oakland Raiders will salute Filipino Heritage at the Oct. 19th game against the New York Jets. “Philippine Children’s Fund of America’s mission of building better lives and stronger communities just got a whole lot stronger with awesome and historical support from The Oakland Raiders," said Pearl who is also a member of the children's fund board.

... and from Sweden: A trotter on the European harness-racing circuit named Parmalee is being trained by Roger Walmann and driven by Johan Untersteiner. The horse was mentioned in a story about the E3 Final at Romme track.

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Third-grade teacher Barbara Parmly has been honored with the National PTA's Life Achievement Award. The nine-year teacher at Putnam Valley, N.Y., Elementary School.says every day in the classroom is a chance to learn something new. "The hardest part of teaching is staying one step ahead [of the students]," she said. "I have to be constantly learning in order to keep up." That includes browsing children's books to choose appropriate material for students' different reading abilities, and staying after school to run a mystery book club for interested readers. "She's amazing. That's the first word that comes to mind," said Valerie Fitzgerald, the local PTA co-president whose daughter had Barbara for her fourth-grade teacher five years ago. Barbara began teaching in western New York in 1971, and, after taking 18 years off to raise two children, returned to the classroom nine years ago. She also has served as PTA co-president and as a member of the local Board of Education. "I was an Army brat, and we were raised to believe that you have an obligation to share with your community," she said. "I don't think what I do is anything extraordinary." The award is the PTA's highest honor. (Photo credit: Stephen Blackman / The Journal News)

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Alice Parmelee Rich, the artist was mentioned in a travel story on Granville Island off Vancouver, British Columbia. Alice shares Studio 13, a space full of wooden beams, cement floors and pale walls. She was finishing a commissioned acrylic on canvas, but took the time to talk about the island's eclectic audience. "You never know who's going to walk through the door," she said. "Last year, we shipped to Dubai, to Scotland and to Georgia."
  • Andrea Parmley, the Minnesota soccer player was a member of the St. Cloud Soccer Club under-17 Wildcats who finished fourth in the Region III President's Cup in Columbus, Ga. The Wildcats competed against girls teams from 10 other states for a chance to go to nationals.
  • Andrew Parmley, the Army sergeant who was wounded during a mission southwest of Baghdad last December, is now working as an Army physical therapist in Georgia and plans to begin studying political science at Metro State University in Denver after his enlistment ends this December. "I’m pretty good at arguing my politics,” he said, adding that he hopes one day to work for the government again.
  • Annette and Mark Parmelee, the Eaton Township family's damaged home is one of five expected to be bought out by Wyoming County, Pa., after the June 2006 flood. Five destroyed homes along Bowmans Creek off Routes 29 and 292 are being bought.
  • Billy Parmley, the volunteer at a Huntsville, Ala., benefit to help a club bouncer with medical expenses was grilling hot dogs and hamburgers at the country-and-western club's fund-raiser. Rollin Putzier was shot in the stomach while trying to break up a fight at his apartment complex between two men he didn't know. Putzier, a former NFL nose tackle who owns a Super Bowl ring from his season with the San Francisco 49ers, has no insurance. Billy said Putzier is "a super nice guy. He treated me with respect whenever I came in here. He was right there whenever I needed him."
  • Brittney Parmley, the 7-year-old from Palm Desert, Calif., was among three dozen who took in an exhibit on Asia at the Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert in nearby Rancho Mirage. "We learned that pandas take baths in dirt," Brittney said. "It was gross."
  • Bruce Parmley, a lawyer at Hogan & Hartson, will be working extensively in Abu Dhabi to support the firm's new office. The emirate's Executive Council recently approved the firm's application to open its first office in the Middle East. Bruce heads up the firm's real estate, hospitality, and lodging group.
  • Carol Parmalee-Blancato, the interim superintendent of the Watertown, Conn., School System assisted the school board as budget cuts were discussed and approved. This new round of reductions--$489,600--brings the total amount of cuts to the 2008-09 school budget to $1.2 million. "We're at the point where we are going to start to look at positions and sports; there are no other alternatives," she told trustees. "You cut a surprising 26% across the line at the last cut. You cut out all of the teachers' equipment and their technology equipment. That's where you are right now."
  • Colin Parmley, the manager at Jackson Building Centres was lauded by Stephen Winters, a 21-year salesman of the British company who was rewarded for his service with a gold watch. "I work with some great people," Winters said, "and Colin Parmley has been a great boss, letting me get on with what I do." Jackson, with 1,130 employees, is a regional chain of builders’ merchants trading from 26 locations in the East Midlands, Leeds and York.
  • Daryl Parmley, the former West Carteret, N.C., High School basketball player was remembered by teammate Mark Mansfield, head basketball coach of the Lady Patriots: “My freshman year, I was playing on the junior varsity, and one of my fellow freshman, Daryl Parmley, was on the varsity. One night, Daryl skipped practice to go watch the East Carteret game. So, [East Coach] Cecil Lilley calls Coach [Billy Widgeon] after the game to ask him if we had practice that night, because he saw Daryl at the game. Coach kicked Daryl off the team for that, and he was the best player on the team. In fact, he’s one of the best players to ever come out of this [Carteret] county. [Widgeon] didn’t take any disrespect from players, and he wouldn’t sacrifice wins for the respect he demanded from his players."
  • Dave Parmelee, the drummer for Vultures/Goose Lane is part of the current incarnation of Atrina, which recently played the BAR in New Haven, Conn.
  • Dave Parmley, the chief of Lake Dillon, Colo., Fire Rescue and his squad were delayed five minutes in getting to an injured bicyclist because Lake Dillon Dam Road had been closed. Dave said his crew had to wait at a locked gate while their call for a key to Denver Water security officials was forwarded to voice mail. Then they had to pile into an ambulance, which barely could squeeze through the concrete barriers set up behind the fence; their fire truck had no chance of making it through. Water officials, who fear the dam is a likely target for terrorists, later had keys made for the rescue squad.
  • David Parmley & Continental Divide, the band will be appearing in October at the International Bluegrass Music Assn.'s World of Bluegrass gathering in Nashville, Tenn.
  • Dyllon Parmley, the MABA All-Star player hit a single in the fourth inning and later crossed home plate in the game-tying fourth inning with Scott County in Chaffee, Mo. Scott County scored two runs in the top of the fifth for a 6-4 final lead, and the All-Stars could not retaliate.
  • Heather Parmley, the 21-year-old Durango, Colo., woman suffered facial injuries in a July 13 accident west of Hesperus, Colo. According to the Colorado State Patrol, motorcyclist Jody Morris Jr., 23, of Hesperus, was driving on U.S. 160 when he rear-ended a 1994 Chevy Beretta, went off the right side of the road, down an embankment and hit a rock -- a distance of 272 feet. Heather, a passenger on the motorcycle, was airlifted to Mercy Regional Medical Center. Morris suffered a fractured leg. Neither was wearing a helmet, officers said.
  • Jalen Parmele, word from the Miami Dolphins camp is that the rookie tailback runs hard, and provides smooth cuts, . but he's up and down when it comes to catching and blocking. He's clearly ahead of fellow rookie Lex Hilliard, but Patrick Cobbs has been equally as impressive as Jalen is running the ball.
  • Jason Parmley, the Navy lieutenant is back in San Diego. The USS John C. Stennis returned to its home port ahead of schedule after completing a two-month underway exercise. In the final days of the drill, the Stennis loaded and stored more than 2 million pounds of ordnance in less than 48 hours, enough to last the ship through its next deployment, Jason said.
  • Jay Parmley, executive director of the South Carolina Democratic Party, said the bus presumptive presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama used in the primary campaign is spending two days in the state in its cross-country effort to enroll voters. “It’s about raising awareness,” Jay said. “It is a super simple process, but if you aren’t registered you can’t vote."
  • Jim Parmelee, the softball player hit two homers for the BackOffice Associates 70s All-Stars of Cape Cod, Mass., in the Eastern United States Senior Softball championship semifinals in Raleigh, N.C. After beating the Virginia Cavaliers, 11-4, Cape Cod suffered a 7-4 loss to Delaware in the finals. Cape Cod and Delaware both advance to the October senior softball national-world championships in Phoenix, Ariz. Jim was one of the players named to the all-tournament team.
  • Kaelyn Parmalee, the Vernon United, British Columbia, soccer player's tenacity stripped the ball off an opposing player along the wing. With a quick look up, she spotted a teammate wide of the last defender and kicked a cross that landed for her teammate to rifle home. Vernon United tied the Kamloops Blaze, 1-1, in Thompson Okanagan Youth Soccer League Under 14 play at Marshall Field.
  • Katelynn Parmelee, 17, the Greece, N.Y., Athena High School graduate was named one of three recipients of the inaugural Mary Kay Touris Memorial Scholarships. A longtime student at Touris' Ballet Theatres, Katelynn (middle in photo at right) dances with the Neglia Conservatory of Ballet in Buffalo. She plans to major in dance and English this fall at Mercyhurst College. (Photo credit: Kate Melton / Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
  • Kenton Parmley, below, a member of the Marion, Ill., baseball team, took part in the 25th District American Legion Senior Baseball tournament at Chep Kessel Field in Riverside Park, Murphysboro, Ill. (Photo credit: Jason Johnson / The Southern)
  • Lauren Parmley, the junior correspondent for News10 in Sacramento, Calif., was given exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the Jonas Brothers. Photo journalist Steve Parmley put together a 15-minute natural sound package.
  • Lucas Parmley, the 10-year-old suffered a cut lip in a three-vehicle crash in Sheboygan, Wis. Police said Patricia Zastrow, 68, pulled her Impala in front of an eastbound Jeep while making a left turn at Weeden Creek and Moenning roads. The impact pushed the Jeep Cherokee into a Volkswagen Jetta. Lucas was riding with Zastrow, who was taken to St. Nicholas Hospital with a possible back injury and later cited.
  • Marilyn Parmelee, the author had a signing of her book, "Hearing God's Voice For Yourself," at Bestsellers Books & Coffee in Mason, Mich.
  • Mary Alice Parmelee, one of the attendees at the Great Rinky Dink Extreme Putt-Putt Challenge to benefit the Akron, Ohio, Children’s Hospital Showers Family Clinic for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Sketches by caricature artist George Parmelee helped raise more than $25,000.
  • Nick Parmley, while serving as student body vice president at Utah Valley University two years ago, the golfer hit an 8-iron approach to No. 8 at Hobble Creek in Utah when the descending ball hit a goose in the head, killing it instantly. Desert News writer Dick Harmon said that as a flock of geese gathered around the dead bird, Nick quickly got to his ball and hit the next shot. And yes, he did feel guilty. But to this day, his advisers at school and university President William Sederburg call him "Goose."
  • Parmalee, the Greenville, N.C., band, right, will open the Emerging Artists Showcase at a two-day benefit concert in September for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and John Entwistle Foundation in Cary, N.C. "We wanted to choose bands from North Carolina that had a lot of promise," said Rick French, concert chairman and national trustee of the Rock Hall. French said he went to a Parmalee show and thought they could make it on a national level. "I was impressed by their live performance and what they brought to the stage,"
  • Sherry Parmley, a volunteer Girl Scout troop leader at Fort Belvoir, Va., for five years, heads up a Cadet Unit composed of middle-school girls who took part in a day camp adventure at Fort Hunt Park, Va. "I love doing this," Sherry said. "I do all the activities to help them earn their badges every year. I would encourage any child to participate. It's a great program."  
  • Thomas Parmelee, the young driver was involved in a three-car wreck in the Mod-4 division at Franklin County speedway in Callaway, Va. Michael McGuire, 12, won the race.

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The owners of two of the largest buildings at the former Middletown, N.Y., Psychiatric Center haven't done much with the property, but vandals and skateboarders are developing their own projects. "The general state of the ground is just disgusting. The buildings are falling apart," said neighbor Nancy Parmelee, left. "It's a dangerous place." She and her husband were walking the grounds, designed by Calvert Vaux of Central Park fame, when they heard skateboarders on a rooftop, unlocked doors and damage everywhere. The state hospital opened in 1874. In March 2006, New York state closed it, and the property was subdivided. Orange County services for youth, the aging, the homeless and people with mental illness occupy about half of the campus, and those buildings are maintained well; it's the privately owned pieces that are decaying. Inside Building 84, kids have sprayed graffiti on the walls and set up a skateboard park with ramps and a rail. Patches of the facade are crumbling from Building 31, once the property's centerpiece. Nancy said everything inside is smashed. Middletown Public Works Commissioner Jacob Tawil said he was sending code enforcers immediately. Mayor Marlinda Duncanson said the developers, The Other Group, recently submitted a subdivision plan for its two parcels, which will be sent to the planning committee for review. But until back taxes totaling $266,000 are paid, she said, The Other Group won't get any approvals. John Fitzpatrick of The Other Group didn't return a call to the Times Herald-Record for comment. (Photo credit: Chet Gordon / Times Herald-Record)

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Allan W. Parmelee, the convicted arsonist who has inundated government agencies across Washington with hundreds of public records requests now wants personal information on all Franklin County Jail employees. Allan never has done time in the Pasco facility, yet he has filed 39 requests with the Sheriff's Office. County prosecutors have complied with a few of his requests, sending him a copy of the jail's employee roster and providing access to e-mails; the remainder have been denied. He is serving a 24-year sentence at Stafford Creek Corrections Center in Aberdeen for firebombing the cars of two lawyers who appeared against him in King County. (His obituary.)
  • Ally Parmele, she and the other members of the Simi Valley, Calif., Soccer Club Eclipse Girls U10 team recently played in the Pateadores Cup in Irvine. The team is comprised of 9- and 10-year-olds.
  • Andrew Parmley, head of electronics at Thales UK’s optronics business, was touting his company's role in a new type of tool-and-design methodology training course which will be offered to 100 engineers over the coming year. Thales is Britain's second-largest defense contractor.
  • Barbara Parmelee, second left, a member Newcomers of the Beaches, she was named chairwoman of the Jacksonville, Fla., organization's Activity Group 3 at an officer installation and luncheon at Casa Marina Hotel restaurant. (Photo credit: Jackie Rooney)
  • Barbara Parmley, the Texas Parks and Wildlife employee who works in the Department State Parks division was to address outdoor tourism at a gathering in Palestine, Texas.
  • Bethann Parmelee, the graduating senior was named valedictorian of her class at Tioga, N.Y., High School.
  • Brandon Wayne Parmley, the 30-year-old Fallon man and Laerin Leighdawn Fipps, 24, also of Fallon, were issued a marriage license in Churchill County, Nev.
  • Bud Parmelee, the Shoreline resident decided to wear khaki shorts at Seattle's Pier 66 despite the recent cold snap. "I have a tolerance for pain," he said. "I haven't worn long pants in years. I don't even wear long pants to church."
  • Corey Parmalee, the golfer, left, teamed with Shawn Pranger at the Joe Foster Open at the Oceana Golf Club in Shelby, Mich., to place fourth in the First Flight division with a combined score of 143, just four strokes off the lead team.
  • Danyel Parmley, our condolences to her upon the recent death of her grandmother, Ruth (Owens) McDowell, and to Ruth's great-grandchildren Kendra, Katelyn, Danny and Samuel Parmley.
  • Darlene Parmelee, she's assisting with sign-ups for the upcoming Aberdeen, Wash., youth football and cheerleading season.
  • Dustin Parmley, the actor stars in the musical comedy "Never Kiss on a Park Bench," a Neil Simonesque play written by two-time Emmy Award winner Don Crosby. The show runs through July 26 at the Valley Center Playhouse in Lindon, Utah. "It's a fun show," said Dustin, with love interest Aubrey Asay, left, and Sara Robertson. "It's brand new and it had some bugs in it, but we worked them out. It has lots of energy."
  • Dyllon Parmley, he singled home a run in the bottom of the 10th inning to keep the North County Yankees unbeaten and atop the MACRBA Cal Ripken American Division in a 3-2 triumph over the Farmington Knights at Brightwell Park in Desloge, Mo.
  • Ian Parmley, the Monroe, Wash., High School pitcher was one of 11 Western Conference players nominated for the all-state baseball series.
  • Jason Parmley, the Navy lieutenant aboard the USS John C. Stennis has been working below deck during training exercises since the ship left San Diego in late May. "Every day that the air wing is flying with live ordnance, we are building all of that ordnance throughout the night and sending it to the flight deck during the day," Jason said. "It started slowly by training with practice, inert, ordnance and then we gradually worked up to live ordnance. Now we are pretty much doing the same thing that we would do during a deployment.”
  • Jay Parmley, right, an Oklahoma superdelegate to this fall's Democratic National Convention in Denver has announced that he will cast his ballot for Sen. Barack Obama. Jay, a member of the Democratic National Committee, was recently named executive director of the party in South Carolina. Remaining uncommitted until the final primaries, he said he weighed heavily the fact that voters in the Sooner State's February primary supported Sen. Hillary Clinton over Obama, 55% to 31%. "Much has been made about rifts within the party," said Jay. "Now it’s over ... It does take some time for people who were so passionate about their candidate to recover. But at the end of the day, they want a Democratic candidate to be elected."
  • Jenny Parmelly, the recent Livingston, Texas, High School graduate was named a recipient of the DETCOG Stewart and Malone Memorial Scholarships. She was one of two students selected to receive a $500 scholarship from 118 applications in the 12-county Deep East Texas Council of Governments region. Jenny was ranked seventh in her graduating class of 247 and served as president of the Theatre Club. She has been taking honors classes since the ninth grade and took two college classes this year. She and her twin brother will attend college this fall where she will study for a double major in theater and foreign languages.
  • Jim Parmele, the softball player homered for the Cape Cod 5 70s Senior All-Stars as the team was crowned co-champions with Syracuse, N.Y., at the at the Memorial Day Classic in Springfield, Mass.
  • Josh Parmely, the pitcher should see an increased role next year on the Troy, Mich., High School baseball team.
  • Kenneth and Georgia Parmley, the two meals-on-wheels volunteers renewed acquaintances in the Vermilion County, Ill., CRIS program. They met one another years ago when Kenneth’s now-deceased wife worked with Georgia. “Neither of us was looking for a companion,” Kenneth said, “but the Lord has a way of doing things. I thank him for it.” Since their February wedding, the couple continues volunteering at the program's Ridge Farm site.
  • Landon Parmelee tries a steady hand at Pheasant Flush, a computerized simulated hunting experience at Primebank's 40th annual Ice Cream Social at the Olson Cultural Event Center in Le Mars, Mich.
  • Natalia Parmly, the Fairfax, Va., voter attended a debate among the Democratic candidates vying for the party’s nomination for the 11th Congressional District seat now held by Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.), who isn't running for re-election. "I haven’t really narrowed it down. I was impressed with all their answers," Natalia said. "Coming to the debate made it harder."
  • Nichole Parmelly, the Arapahoe County, Colo., spokeswoman was quoted in a Denver child-custody case. An 8-year-old was taken from his home by county social workers after allegations of abuse were reported.
  • Parmalee Flynn, the prim-and-proper character gets more stage time in the 43rd season of "Texas," right, the musical-drama produced by the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation. Terah Zolman plays the tomboy-turned-lady and love interest of ranch foreman Dave Newberry, which is played by Stephen Brunson. "Texas," the story of the settling of the Panhandle, runs through Aug. 17 at the Pioneer Amphitheatre in Palo Duro Canyon, Texas.
  • Paula Parmelee, she was among the crowd at former President Clinton's Elk Point, S.D., campaign rally in support of his wife's presidential candidacy. Paula told a reporter she had hoped he might address a local rezoning issue that also will appear on the primary ballot. Wearing a green Save Union County sticker, Parmelee said she opposes a proposed $10-billion refinery because of health and environmental concerns. Clinton reiterated Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's call for alternative energy and less dependence on foreign oil but did not address the refinery issue.
  • Richard Turner Parmley, the 30-year-old Lake Lure, N.C, man was found guilty by a jury of being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm. Richard was indicted by a federal grand jury in September 2007 and stood trial this past July. On Aug. 30, 2007, Richard was stopped for a traffic violation by a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper. Richard gave consent to a search his GMC SUV which revealed a small amount of marijuana and a Mossberg pump shotgun equipped with a tactical light and pistol grip. A search of the Point of View Resort near Pollock where Richard was living revealed three more shotguns, a rifle, a pistol, marijuana, and a marijuana pipe. The seized firearms had been transported across state lines. Richard's sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 22.
  • Stephen Parmley, the Waldoboro, Maine, man's '94 Saab four-door sedan's parking brake failed, allowing the car to roll across Friendship Street and into a parked '98 GMC pickup owned by David Beal, 36, of Waldoboro. Both unoccupied vehicles were legally parked. Stephen's car sustained $1,000 damage while Beal's truck had $5,000 damage, police said.
  • Suzette Parmley, the Philadelphia Inquirer reporter was awarded a second-place prize by the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for her story "A.C. [Atlantic City] Rides the Asian Tide."
  • Temalian "Molie" and John "Johnnie" Parmley, the Wayne County, Ky., U.S. servicemen who died in France, will have their names inscribed on the War Memorial that will be erected in Monticello, in front of the Justice Center on Columbia Avenue. Molie, right, was killed in World War I, while Johnnie died in World War II. The two men were second cousins, twice-removed. It is hoped the monument will be installed in time for Veterans Day. Contributions to the memorial can be made at: Wayne County Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 944, Monticello, KY 42633.
  • Tyler Parmelee, as part of his requirements to become an Eagle Scout, the teen constructed a wooden footbridge over a small storm drainage channel at Willamalane Park in southeast Springfield, Ore.
  • Vivian Parmalee, the Williamston, Mich., woman was one of thousands affected by storms that raked the state over the June 6-8 weekend. Behind her backyard was a sizable pile of brush and tree limbs, and a downed power line to her house. "It took down my meter box off my house," she said. "My son lives next door and works for the city, and he got called in [Sunday] night. He's got a big limb over his house, and he can't even gut to it."
  • Xiomara T. Parmelee, the Hinesville teen was one of eight Liberty County youths set to graduate from the Georgia National Guard-sponsored Youth Challenge Academy at the Macon City Auditorium

... and from Spalding, England: For those of you who comprehend cricket, there is this item from the sports pages of the Lincolnshire Free Press concerning play in Division II of the South Lincs and Border League: "At Grantham, Martin Parmley hit 72 of the home side's total of 192-7 which Long Sutton overtook for the loss of five wickets, Josh Newton making 76." Uh-huh.

08-6 NEWS

Cuba has demanded that the United States respond to its accusations that America's top diplomat in Havana carried cash to political opposition leaders on the island. The Communist government has released e-mails, letters, videos and audio tapes it says prove Michael Eleazer Parmly [Eleazer "Lea," Eleazer "Zar," Eleazer "Ellie," Eleazer, David W., Eleazer, Jehiel, Stephen, Stephen, John, John] carried funds to activist Martha Beatriz Roque, who allegedly passed them on to other dissidents. "We have a right to know all about this dark drama," said Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque, who is not related to the dissident. "We implore the government of the United States to stop creating pretexts to remain silent." The State Department has denied wrongdoing, saying it has long provided humanitarian aid to opposition leaders in Cuba. The United States will not respond to the charges until Cuba files a formal complaint, according to a statement from the U.S. Interests Section in Havana. Michael and Roque have declined to comment on the specific accusations. Cuban agents have filmed Martha Beatriz Roque for months, bugging her home and cellular phones, hacking into her private e-mail accounts and going through her trash to support Cuban claims that Michael picked up mail for her on at least three trips to the United States. Cuban officials say the mail contained cash, but they have not provided any direct evidence of that. Michael, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of minister-counselor, is currently serving as chief of mission-designate for the U.S. Interests Section in Havana. He recently received the American Citizens Abroad's Thomas Jefferson Award.

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Bernie Parmalee, the Notre Dame assistant football coach, was one of the guest speakers at the 34th annual Moose Krause Dinner honoring the top football scholar-athletes in Michiana, Ind. Bernie once played for the Miami Dolphins.
  • Bruce Parmly, AAA Guaranteed On-Time Limousine Service of Clinton, N.J., has promoted him from chauffeur to director of sales. He came to the company with hotel management experience and attends many Chamber of Commerce events.
  • Catie Parmelee, the Whitehall, Mich., softball player's single netted the winning run in the second game of a Vikings double-header. The Vikings defeated the Mason County Central Spartans, 13-7, and 3-2.
  • Dave Parmly, human resources manager of Pilot Travel Centers and an Army veteran, whose Knoxville, Tenn., company recently donated $178,000 worth of prepaid phone cards to members of the military and area charities.
  • Ian Parmley, the Monroe, Wash., High School ballplayer pitched a two-hitter, striking out four and walking three. He also hit a double as the Bearcats defeated Cascade, 7-1.
  • Jalen Parmele, 22, left, the Midland, Mich., Dow High School graduate and running back for the University of Toledo was taken in the sixth round.of the NFL draft by Miami. The Dolphins expressed interest in the 6-foot, 221-pound tailback after he ran the 40-yard dash in less than 4.4 seconds. "I was relieved when they took me and they hadn't drafted a running back yet," said Jalen, who was selected with a pick that Miami had in a trade with Detroit. "Their system should suit my abilities. They have a typical NFL style running game with power plays. In that first year, I expect to be used as a special teams guy. I'll get some experience and learn that first year."
  • Jeffrey R. Parmelee, right, an associate professor of biology at Simpson College, is one of three candidates for the Indianola, Iowa, school's Distinguished Faculty Award. Jeff is in his eighth year teaching at Simpson. He has previously won two other honors awarded to faculty--the Distinguished Research and Distinguished Junior Faculty awards. "I love teaching and always get excited about what I teach. It's great to be recognized like this," he said. (Feature story.)
  • John A. Parmalee, the Rhode Island accountant is helping settle the estate of client Beatrice S. Demers, a University of Rhode Island professor who died last year at the age of 100. Millions of dollars that she made in the stock market are to be given to various charities, however distant relatives are contesting. Demers established a trust and executed her will about a year and a half after she was rescued from her Victorian home by 19 firefighters, who used a cherry picker to extricate her from the piles of debris she had accumulated over years of hoarding and living alone in squalor. She spent her final years at home with round-the-clock nursing.
  • Johnathan Parmalee, the Tallahassee, Fla., baseball player for the Beef O’ Brady’s team ended his Little League career at Winthrop Park.
  • Kaelyn Parmalee, who plays soccer for Kelowna #2, which fell to Vernon United, 2-1, in Thompson Okanagan Under 14 Girls Rep Soccer League play in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Mariah Parmelee, the Hackettstown, N.J., teen has been named a member of a new Teen Advisory Board, which will give advice to the local public library staff on new materials for purchase and new programs.
  • Melissa Parmelee, the Vista del Mar Middle School student finished 11th in the Orange County, Calif., Spelling Bee, advancing further than any other student from San Clemente. She successfully spelled words like keelhaul, exuberant, and charisma.
  • Morgan & Parmley Ltd., the Ladysmith, Wis., engineering firm has been authorized by the members of the New Auburn Village Board to do sewer work.
  • Natalia Parmly, the Fairfax, Va., voter was quoted in a story about the City Council race. "My two biggest concerns are overdevelopment of the city and traffic," said Natalia supported Drummond, Meyer and candidate Kim Luckabaugh in the election.
  • Nichole Parmelly, the Arapahoe County, Colo., Human Services spokeswoman was quoted in a story on child abuse.
  • Rev. Ross Parmley, he is serving as assistant coordinator of the World Wide Ministries Church of God's program for drug and alcohol abuse in Wayne County, Ky.
  • Russell Parmelee, 48, the owner and operator of a mortgage-related business won a four-year term on the Godfrey Lee School Board in Wyoming, Mich. It was his third bid, after withdrawing from one race and losing another. "The biggest thing I need to do now that I've been elected is use my two ears twice as much as I use my one mouth," Russell said.
  • Sukey Parmele, the Green Gulch Zen Center resident portrayed Buddha's mother, the Queen, right, in a celebration of Buddha's 2,571st birthday. About 400 people attended the event at Muir Beach, Calif., which is to be the last elaborate production people have come to expect. "We're just going to go back to a simple festivity," she said. "Maybe next year it will be a picnic, or a hoe-down. But we will always have the little flower pagoda for the children and the chance to pour water on the baby Buddha," Sukey said. (Photo credit: Douglas Zimmerman / Special to the Marin Independent Journal)
  • Tyler Parmelee, the Simpsonville, N.C., resident received his bachelor's degree cum laude at May 10 commencement exercises at Coastal Carolina University.
  • The late William and Marjorie (Parmley) Lentz, whose son William P. Lentz of Baltimore, Md., and Ormond Beach, Fla., died May 5 at the age of 90. Our condolences to the family. [Marjorie, Walter Camp, Russell, Truman, Joshua, Jehiel, Joshua, John, John]

... and from Rockville, Md.: George Parmley Cressman, the former National Weather Service director who applied computers to meteorology and helped change weather forecasting from cloud-gazing guesswork to a codified science, died April 17 at the National Lutheran Home in Rockville. He had Alzheimer's disease and was 88. George was the son of Martha (Parmley) Cressman [John Lowthain, William, Joseph, Joseph, Henry, John Edmond, John, --?--, Henry]. In the 1950s, George developed the first program that could produce accurate and reliable forecasts prepared by computer, which led to a monumental change in how weather is predicted and brought meteorology into the computer age. As director of the Weather Service from 1965 to 1979, he expanded the number of local weather radars, developed a nationwide weather radio network and introduced systems to provide early warnings of tornadoes and flash floods. George was born Oct. 7, 1919, in West Chester, Pa. He and a boyhood friend, who also became a meteorologist, took an early interest in weather to determine when snowstorms would provide good opportunities for sledding. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University, he studied meteorology in a military course at New York University, then served as a forecaster with the Army Air Forces. In January 1943, he began teaching meteorology to military students at the University of Chicago, where he became a protege of Carl-Gustaf Rossby, a renowned meteorologist who identified the jet stream. George manned such outposts of the U.S. Weather Bureau as Lewistown, Mont., Homestead, Fla., and Mount Home, Idaho, before receiving his doctorate from the University of Chicago in 1949. He then worked at the Air Force's central weather command at Andrews Air Force Base, seeking ways to improve the scientific validity of weather predictions. In the early 1950s, he compiled forecasts for atomic bomb tests in the Nevada desert. As director of the Weather Service, Dr. Cressman added 100 weather radars to the national network in the 1970s and established dozens of Weather Service branches to provide accurate local forecasts across the country. He stepped down in 1979 but continued to work as a consultant to weather services in China, Spain and Brazil for several years. George lived in District Heights, Md., before moving to Rockville, Md., in 1964. His first wife of 32 years, Nelia Hazard Cressman, died in 1974. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Frances Cressman, of North Bethesda, Md.; four children from his first marriage, Ruth Boyd of Kealakekua, Hawaii, George I. Cressman of Manchester, Mo., Catherine Beck of Grove City, Pa., and Florence Gardner of Mooresville, N.C.; a brother; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

08-5 NEWS

Arsonist Allan Wesley Parmelee [Warren Earl, Earl William, William Henry, Elbert William, William, Phineas, Phineas, Isaac, Isaac, John, John], who is serving 24 years in Washington state prison for having the cars of two lawyers firebombed, might be creeping out prosecutors by seeking information about them under the Public Records Act, but a Seattle judge has ruled that he is entitled to keep asking. King County Superior Court Judge Glenna Hall said she had no authority to bar Allan from making public-disclosure requests. Since his incarceration, he has filed hundreds of such requests, seeking records on prosecutors, prison guards, state troopers, judges and others who put him behind bars. Prosecutor Dan Satterberg took the extraordinary step of asking the judge not only to let his office ignore Parmelee's pending requests, but to bar him from filing more unless he first obtained court permission -- an option the Public Records Act does not contemplate. Allan has sought to harass his staff, Satterberg wrote, and giving him what he wanted could be dangerous. "The requester has been characterized as not only annoying or vocal, but violent," Hall wrote in her opinion. "Even so, the law requires the court to presume that access to the public records he seeks is in the public interest, and not make him show his purpose." The judge said some of Allan's requests must be granted -- such as photographs of King County employees, including judges; lists of names, job titles and pay scales; work e-mails and office phone numbers, which are all public records. Other records he requested, such as personnel files, she ruled, are exempt. The prosecutor's office was considering whether to appeal. (Previous story) (Feature story) (His obituary)

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Alan Parmelee, the business administrator for the Woodbine, N.J., School District, which has proposed an increase the tax levy from 62 cents last year to 71.5 cents this year to help cover a $4.8-million budget.
  • Carl Parmelee, he presented a discussion on labor problems at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Hibbard Road Extension, in Big Flats, N.Y.
  • Chris Parmelee, left, the outfielder drilled a two-out, game-winning two-run homer in the bottom of the 11th as the Beloit, Wis., Snappers defeated the visiting Dayton, Ohio, Dragons, 8-6, on April 15. Chris also collected a single, double, and sacrifice fly in the game and drove in seven runs.
  • Dave Parmley, the Lake Dillon, Colo., Fire and Rescue Chief was working as a commander of the planning division at a wildfire that has scorched hundreds of acres near Carbondale.
  • David Parmley, watch manager at Staveley Road Fire Station, whose squad battled a house blaze in Killamarsh, Derbyshire, England.
  • Ian Parmley, the Monroe, Wash., High School pitcher was charged with a loss after Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks defeated the Bearcats, 3-1. Ian gave up two earned runs in the complete-game performance.
  • Jamie Parmele, a member of the Baldwinsville Bees soccer team which defeated Fayetteville-Manlius, 1-0, at West Genesee, N.Y., High School for the school's first sectional championship.
  • Jeff Parmelee, the cyclist finished 25th in the Category 4/5 race in Pulaski County, Ky. About 130 of the state's top cyclists competed in the 31-mile Mt. Victory Road Race. Jeff is a member of the Cumberland Cycles club.
  • Mark Parmelee, the Waterford, Mich., mountain bike racer finished fourth in his category (expert men, ages 25-29) of the Iceman Cometh marathon, with a time of 1:49:52. About 2,000 riders took part in the 27 1/2-mile ride from Kalkaska to Traverse City.
  • Parmalee, the Greenville, N.C., rock band and two others performed and donated autographed memorabilia for the Partnership for the Sounds at Dr. Unk’s Oasis. Parmalee is gaining national recognition: In May, the group's song “Gasoline” was picked up by ESPN to be played during NASCAR broadcasts.
  • Robert Parmley, the spokesman and long-time employee of Savage Brothers Manufacturing announced that the Elk Grove Village, Ill., company will begin making equipment for the food and bakery industries. The 150-year-old company’s candy- and chocolate-making equipment are used all over the world. “I think the greatest challenges have been to stay competitive in the world market by introducing new solutions for our customers’ needs,” Robert said.
  • Shelba Parmley, right, and partner Wendell Williams are teaching bridge to players at the Bridge Center of Oklahoma City. “It’s a good brain exercise,” Shelba said. “Alzheimer’s studies show that bridge players are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s-like symptoms. It’s also a good social outlet.” (Photo credit: Drew Harmon / The Edmond Sun)
  • Steve Parmely, quoted in a story about Kansas drivers' encounters with deer. Last year the state had nearly 9,200 deer-vehicle accidents. "If you go down [Route] 96 and look over to the left in that field you'll see them at dusk and dawn everyday," he said.

... and from Nacogdoches, Texas: A police crime log lists a drunk-driving arrest on Helen Parmley Road. 

08-4 NEWS

Five Mooresville, Ind., friends -- Matt Anderson, Blake Barkhimer, Matt Coburn, Jake Kitchen and Ryan Parmerlee [Randy Eugene, David Eugene, Vernon B., --?--] -- have decided to serve their country in the U.S. Marine Corps. Each arrived at the same decision in a different way, but they were all to have left March 10 for boot camp in California. Four of the boys are 2007 graduates of Mooresville High School; Coburn is a 2006 grad. According to their recruiter, Staff Sgt. John S. Brown, the five will be in the corps under its Buddy Program. "That's where the recruits are guaranteed to go to the same boot camp and serve in the same platoon," Brown said. Ryan, the son of Randy and Debbie Parmerlee, has two brothers, Randy Jr. and Ross. Ryan will be training for the infantry. Debbie said the boys have known each other since their Little League days. "I'm nervous, but we want to support the boys," she said. "They felt like this was their next step to adulthood." (Pictured from left are Blake, Ryan, Matt, Jake and Matt.)

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Amanda Parmley, the fifth-grade teacher's retirement request has been approved by the Jasper County, Ga., Board of Education. Amanda will retire at the end of this school year.
  • Ashley Parmley, the Salem, Ill., High School volleyball player had seven points with three aces as the Lady Bobcats posted a 25-19, 20-25, 15-7 win over Carlyle.
  • Barbara Parmly, the Putnam Valley, N.Y., Elementary School third-grade teacher led seven teams from the city that brought home four trophies from the Destination ImagiNation 2008 Eastern Regional Tournament at Yorktown High and Middle schools.
  • Carrie Parmelee, our condolences upon hearing the death of her grandmother Henrietta Zehntner, 92, of Hanover Township, N.J.
  • Chris Parmelee, the Plattsburgh, N.Y., native is a member of the rock quintet Waiting for a Miracle, which headlined a show at the Higher Ground Showcase Lounge in South Burlington, Vt.
  • Craig Parmelee, managing director for gaming and lodging at Standard & Poor's, was recently quoted in a story on difficulties being faced by casinos undergoing expansions: growing competition and a slowing U.S. economy. "It would not surprise us to see revenue declines in many gaming markets," Craig said. "We don't think anyone will be immune."
  • Dave Parmalee, the drummer and the musicians Goose Lane, a sextet known for its blend of jazz, blues, rock and experimental music, recently played the Green Street Arts Center in Middletown, Conn. To get a taste of Goose Lane, visit
  • David Parmley and Continental Divide, the bluegrass group announced that vocalist and bassist Mike Parker of Burea, Ky., has joined the band.
  • Hagan Parmley, the Refugio, Texas, property owner is also part of Corridor Watch, a group opposed to a proposed Trans-Texas Corridor. The massive public works project would be a superhighway from Mexico to Arkansas, with special trucking lanes and rail lines. "This is [going to be] a major conduit for getting cheap imported goods into the heartland," Hagan said.
  • Heather Parmley, the Wayne County resident submitted this photo of icicles to the local newspaper after southeastern Kentucky received its first significant snowfall of the year. About 2 inches of powder covered the Monticello area.
  • Ian Parmley, the Monroe, Wash., High School baseball player struck out ten, walked one and scattered three hits in six innings of work to pick up a 2-0 victory for the Bearcats over Lynnwood High Royals.
  • Jacob Parmley, that's him primed for a downhill trip on a sled with Brody Williams, 4, after Pulaski County, Ky., was covered with 4 inches of snow. (Photo credit: Jeff Neal / Commonwealth Journal)
  • Jolynne Parmely, a member of the 1st United Presbyterian Church of Huron, S.D., was to take party in an interfaith Easter cantata at the local Fine Arts Center. Jolynne said she enjoys listening and singing gospel music: “I wanted the opportunity to get back into a community event.”
  • Joanne (Parmale) Ebersole Stammen of Phoenix, Ariz., and Carl Ebersole of Stone Park, Ill., our condolences on the loss of their son, Chris H. Ebersole, 54, who died Feb. 23.
  • Kristah Parmley, the Michigan City, Ind., High School sophomore was the only bowler from her school at semi-state. She placed second in regional and fourth in sectional, bowling a 178 average with a 403 high two-game series
  • Michael Parmelee, the Eaton Rapids, Mich., High School senior penned an anti-slavery article for the Lansing State Journal. There are an estimated 27 million slaves in the world today.
  • Nicole Parmelee Ball, according to a Massachusetts State Police, the Cornwall, Conn., woman and her son have been threatened by her estranged husband, Rodney M. Ball, 35, who has been charged with murdering his mother, Donna Agar, 55, in Clayton, the southernmost hamlet of New Marlborough, Mass. Ball pleaded not guilty to one count of murder at his arraignment in Southern Berkshire District Court. He was being held without bail at the Berkshire County Jail & House of Correction. A pretrial hearing was scheduled for April 24.
  • Pam Parmley, she was recently named one of the deputy clerks in the May school board election by the Van Alstyne, Texas, Independent School District trustees.
  • Parmalee Elementary School, the Indian Hills, Colo., school was closed on a recent morning after officials determined that a power outage affected school safety and the cafeteria staff could not provide hot lunches.
  • Patty Lee Parmalee, the coordinator of the citizens group Save the Ridge Inc. was mentioned in a story on open-space preservation in the Poughkeepsie, N.Y., area of the Hudson River Valley.
  • Rich and Amy (Anderson) Parmely, the St. Cloud, Fla., couple were listed among the survivors of her late father, Alan "Andy" Anderson, 69, of Bradley, Ill. Our condolences to the family.
  • Roxanne C. Parmele, she has been named vice president of human resources at Hain Pure Protein. The Hain Celestial Group, headquartered in Melville, N.Y., is a leading natural and organic food and personal care products company in North America and Europe.
  • Shawna Parmley, the North County High School basketball player scored seven points in the Farmington, Mo., team's Class 4, District 2 quarterfinal 72-58 victory over the Windsor Owls. Shawna extended North County's lead to a dozen points with the first of her two three-pointers with 3:54 left in the third period. Two minutes later, she got another to make it 52-39.
  • Thomas A. Parmalee, the New Jersey author of "Broken Teeth: A Book of Short Stories," was a guest blogger on a new concept in finding lost pets.
  • Terrance Joron Parmley, 25, the Morehead City, N.C., man was charged March 5 with simple assault-domestic March 5, according to the Havelock, N.C., Police Department.
  • Todd Parmelee, right, he has been named operations manager of Golden Gaming, operator of Golden Casino Group and Golden Tavern Group.
  • Williard M. Parmley, he sold a parcel in Baxter County, Ark., to Jack J. Chippindale for $118,000.

... and from Washington, D.C.: Michael Eleazer Parmly [Eleazer "Lea," Eleazer "Zar," Eleazer "Ellie," Eleazer, David W., Eleazer, Jehiel, Stephen, Stephen, John, John], chief of the U.S. Mission in Cuba, has been named as one of the two recipients of American Citizens Abroad's Thomas Jefferson Award, which honors State Department employees who have given exemplary service to American citizens residing abroad. Michael, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of minister-counselor, is currently serving as chief of mission-designate for the U.S. Interests Section in Havana. He earned a degree in International Relations and Latin American Studies at St. Joseph's College in Philadelphia and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Bucaramanga, Colombia, prior to receiving his Master's of Arts of Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Michael has been a foreign service officer since 1977, working in Morocco, Spain, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, France and Afghanistan. He has also served on the faculty of the National War College as professor of national security studies, specializing in post-conflict situations. From August to October, 2004, he served as senior advisor to Ambassador Khalilzad for the Afghan presidential elections. In Washington he has served as principal deputy assistant secretary in the State Department's Democracy, Human Rights and Labor division, and later as acting assistant secretary. The nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, which assists the 4 million Americans living abroad, was founded in 1987 in Geneva, Switzerland. Maura Harty, former assistant secretary for consular affairs, was the other award recipient.

08-3 NEWS

Democratic National Committee member Jay Parmley will be one of Oklahoma's superdelegates at the party's fall convention in Denver. Jay, the former chairman of the state's Democratic Party, said he has been getting numerous calls about his vote but that, as an employee of the party, he is obligated to stay uncommitted in the tight race for the nomination. "I guess if it's still undecided at the convention, I'll be free to make a decision one way or the other," he said. Jay said he would consider the fact that Oklahoma Democrats overwhelmingly voted for Clinton — she got 55% percent of the vote on Super Tuesday to Obama's 31% — but also what would be best for the party. "I'm going to weigh how Oklahoma voted, plus who would be our strongest candidate going into November," he said. Jay noted that the Democratic race was close because the pledged delegates are apportioned based on the vote in each state, as opposed to the Republicans who, in some states, award delegates on a winner-take-all basis.

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Bill Parmelee, the 54-year-old distance runner who won the first Cowtown Marathon in Fort Worth, Texas, will be running this year's 5K. "It was probably the coldest of the Cowtown marathons," Bill said. "The temperatures were about 26 and it snowed the night before. .... I finished in 2:27:09."
  • Bill Parmelee, the Oxford, Conn., says he is looking forward to checking out the town's new $2.25-million, 7,000-square-foot senior center which opens in April. For years, the seniors shared space in the Stephen B. Church Town Hall with other town departments and boards. "Whether I'll go there all the time remains to be seen," Bill said.
  • Brian Parmelee, right, JAMS vice president, West, announced that mediation and arbitration group has moved its East Bay office to Contra Costa Centre's Treat Towers in Walnut Creek, Calif. "In the past few years, we have seen double-digit revenue growth as the demand for mediation and arbitration in the East Bay has significantly increased," Brian said. "We now have larger rooms and almost twice the amount of space because we are resolving larger, more complex disputes."
  • Dean Parmelee, the associate academic affairs dean at School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, was quoted in a news release on team-based learning in medical schools.
  • Debbie Parmley, vice president of commercial real estate for Waikoloa Land Co., says the new Queens' MarketPlace in Waikoloa on Hawaii's Big Island is ramping up. "We have quite a few stores that are open or are under construction and will be opening shortly," Debbie said.
  • Heath Parmely, the Baldwin, Kan., High School sophomore and three other Bulldog grapplers made the Frontier League wrestling tournament finals. He came in unseeded in the 145-pound class, but recorded two big wins and placed second.
  • Jalen Parmele, the 6-foot, 221-pound Toledo University football player has been training at Orange Coast College in Irvine, Calif., with other clients of his agents, Bruce and Ryan Tollner of Rep 1 Sports. "It's a lot of little stuff --working on techniques and drills that are in the combine," Jalen said. "Getting it perfected, keep improving each week, and working on strength as well. Lots of mobility and staying shape."
  • Janie Parmley, of Vanderbilt Home Care Services, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Council on Aging of Greater Nashville, Tenn.
  • Jeffrey R. Parmelee, right, the associate professor of biology at Simpson College is heading up a search committee to hire a new professor to expand the Indianola, Iowa, school's environmental science division. Currently the environmental science program focuses on vertebrate animals, including reptiles and mammals. Jeff said the department would like to find someone with a focus on invertebrates, such as insects and plants: "Those are the two groups that we have nobody who studies them. This is going to strengthen our environmental science program."
  • Jim and LaDonna Parmley, the Neosho, Mo., couple were featured in an article on the rush to buy tickets for Hannah Montana at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Daughter Lindsey, 10, is a fan. Like a lot of 10-year-old girls, Lindsey is a big Hannah Montana fan.
  • Kali Parmley, the Benjamin Logan High School graduate from Rushylvania, Ohio, played in her first collegiate game for the Wittenberg Tigers.
  • Kathy Parmelee, the percussionist and vocalist for Abby Mott will be appearing with the band at the Lo-Fi Social Club in Baltimore.
  • Keith Parmley, the Scottrade branch manager announced the opening of a new office of the St. Louis online investment firm in Southlake, Texas.
  • Kendall Parmley, a systems engineer in Kentucky's Commonwealth Office of Technology, told officials investigating the case of disciplined state workers that it was difficult to match Internet activity with specific users. In June 2007, eight workers in the Office for Business and Occupational Development were suspended one to seven days each after officials said they used state computers to visit thousands of sites related to movies, music, shopping and investments. The employees say they were punished for registering complaints against their boss. According to the inspector general's investigation, the decision to suspend the employees was based on bad information. Kendall told officials that some websites contain links to other pages, and that the Internet usage reports relied on inferences and guesswork. "He stated there is no hard evidence to show exactly what someone did on the Internet," according to the investigators.
  • Kristah Parmley, the keggler was named one of the "bowlers to watch" at Westchester Lanes in Chesterton, Ill.
  • Mark Parmerlee, co-owner of the Jalapeno Tree restaurants, was scheduled to open the company's 15th Tex-Mex eatery in Tyler, Texas, in mid- to late February. This Jalapeno Tree, which seats 400, will also have a bar, a patio and private banquet facilities. The restaurant will employ about 150. He and business partner Paul Bambrey bought the chain of six restaurants in 2004. Mark also owns the Golden Chix fast-food chicken chain, with about 90 restaurants in Dallas, Austin, western and eastern Texas. (Photo credit: Tom Turner / Tyler Morning Telegraph)
  • Mary-Anne Parmley, owner of Covered Wagon, a Jackson, Ga., trucking company, was cited in a New Zealand Herald story on the struggling U.S. economy. "I do worry about the recession, and the rising price of oil has affected us terribly," Mary-Anne said. She has cut as much overhead as possible and hopes that business remains strong so she can keep her staff of 50 employees and fleet of 40 trucks: "I have considered giving this up, especially when I got divorced, but the people here are what keep me going. We have to find a way to get through this recession for them. They are why I show up every day."
  • Mitch Parmerlee, the swimmer from Muncie Central High School had an outstanding day at the preliminary round of the Jay County, Ind., boys swimming and diving sectional. He was a member of the winning 200-yard medley and freestyle relay teams, and placed third in the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard butterfly.
  • Nathan Parmalee, the high school basketball player scored eight points for Newark Valley, N.Y., in the Cardinals' 50-49 squeaker over the Waverly Wolverines.
  • Rob Palmerlee, the University of Michigan's 2003 National Championship water polo team member is on the Birmingham Water Polo Club coaching staff. The club is conducting a youth program at the new Groves High School pool in Birmingham, Mich.
  • Rocky Parmelee, the Lancaster, S.C., man lived next door to a married couple who were killed when their house burned and was one of the first on the scene. "There was pretty much smoke everywhere. There were flames coming out," Rocky said.
  • Steven David Parmley, 37, and Haywood Lamarr Wright, 44, have been arrested in connection with theft at Great Western Products in Hollywood, Ala. Chief Deputy Doyle York of the Jackson County Sheriff's Department said that $44,000 worth of stolen property was sold for scrap. Steven, of Scottsboro, Ala., and Wright, of Hollywood, admitted to the theft, York said.

... and from Seattle: Arsonist Allan Wesley Parmelee [Warren Earl, Earl William, William Henry, Elbert William, William, Phineas, Phineas, Isaac, Isaac, John, John], 48, is using his remaining 19 years in a Washington state prison to dig up information on the judges, lawyers and corrections officers who helped put him there. But his hundreds of requests under the state's Public Records Act have become so numerous that a prosecutor has asked a judge not only to let his office ignore Allan's pending requests, but to bar him from filing any more. Superior Court Judge Glenna Hall heard arguments in February in the case, which tests the limits of the disclosure law. The judge has given Allan two weeks to submit additional written arguments and said she would rule after that. King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg wrote that Allan "has a long history of using the Public Records Act to try and intimidate and harass my deputies and other criminal justice system employees." In 2004, Allan was convicted at his second trial of first-degree arson in the firebombing of a vehicle belonging to his ex-wife's divorce lawyer and another belonging to a lawyer who represented his roommate's ex-girlfriend. His first trial ended in a mistrial because he was found to have personal information about the jurors.While in prison, he has sought records -- including addresses, photos, pay, schedules, professional histories and birth dates -- of thousands of Washington State Patrol troopers and state Department of Corrections staff, Satterberg wrote in court papers. Several requests since October seek information about everyone in Satterberg's office, including photos and personnel records of three deputy prosecutors who handled his cases. Allan is also seeking video or other electronic images of two Superior Court judges -- including the one who sentenced him to 24 years -- and two court commissioners. He has asked the state attorney general's office for records including working hours, schedules and photographs of eight current and former assistant attorneys general. In a phone conversation, Allan told one, Brian Maxey, he might send an associate to his house; another, Sara Olson, received a letter from Allan that referenced the firebombings and said she was acting "so unprofessionally [as] to invite some similar response." The state has won previous orders against disclosing specific information to Allan, but for an agency to seek to bar someone from exercising his rights under the Public Records Act is unprecedented. In one case, Allan won more than $19,000 in fees from the Department of Corrections because it delayed providing him with certain records, said Michael Kahrs, a lawyer who once represented him. Allan has not seen the money because the state has taken steps to have it directed toward his criminal fines. (Feature story) (His obituary)

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Cpl. Andrew Parmley, 22, an Army combat medic with the 3rd Infantry Division who was wounded Dec. 29 by Iraqi insurgent gunfire, returned home to Summit County, Colo., to a hero's welcome. Several fire trucks and their crews, friends, neighbors and family were awaiting Andrew's arrival at the Parmley home. As the family car, driven from the airport by his mother, Kathy, pulled into sight about 1:30 p.m., those assembled broke into "God Bless America" and a quiet applause rippled through the crowd. His father, Dave, chief of the Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue Authority, thanked those who had gathered. When Andrew returns to duty after his hospital rehab, he has been asked to continue caring for the other hospitalized men and women of the military and their families, Dave said. Andrew then thanked everyone for their kindness and support, but said the real heroes were still over there in Iraq. Andrew said they understood their mission and deserved all the support they can receive from their country. Andrew, a former student of Summit High School in Frisco, Colo., was wounded while on a morning mission southwest of Baghdad. He sustained injuries to the upper part of his left arm when his scout platoon fell under attack. He remained conscious despite a substantial loss of blood, his father said, and was able to talk through the application of a tourniquet to his arm while other members of his platoon suppressed the enemy fire. Andrew was presented with a Purple Heart in Iraq the same day by Lt. Col. Ken Adgie, 1-30 battalion commander before being flown to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany that evening. After an initial foray with the Air Force, Andrew joined the Army in 2006, receiving training at Fts. Sam Houston in Texas and Stewart near Savannah, Ga. He had been serving in Iraq since June and expected to stay in the Middle East until at least August. Update on Andrew's return.

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Alicia Parmele, the youth services director at the Algonquin, Ill., library talks about a computer that reads books to children. “It’s a real simple, easy way of presenting reading,” she said. “It’s pushing books to a new level. It’s almost more game-like. It’s a different way to read.”
  • Carol Parmelee-Blancato, the interim superintendent of schools in Middletown, Conn., submitted to the Board of Education a proposed 2008-09 school budget that calls for $28.2 million -- a $2.4 million or 9.3% spending increase over the current school year.
  • Chad and Roschenne Parmalee, the Jackson County, Mich., voters were mentioned in a story on the Republican primary. They say their ideology is more in line with former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, a conservative Baptist preacher, but the Summit Township couple voted for Sen. John McCain of Arizona, saying he appears have the best chance of beating any Democratic in November. "Unfortunately, my vote is more for an electable candidate -- somebody I think can win the general election against the Democrats," Chad said. "It's intriguing to see what will happen."
  • Gavin Parmley, stage manager for "T-Bone and Weasel," the latest production from Pensacola, Fla., Little Theatre's Studio 400.
  • Jalen Parmele, the Toledo University running back, right, had a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter for the Aina in Honolulu's Hula Bowl. Jalen was the game's leading rusher with 46 yards. The Aina (East) posted a 38-7 victory over the Kai (West).
  • Jared Parmley, the Janesville, Wis., pastor was quoted in a story on the National Fraternal Congress of America naming Terry Wilson as Fraternal Most Valuable Participant. "His faith in his ministry extends beyond the walls of this congregation and out into the community," Jared said. "We love him. He’s got a huge heart."
  • Jay Parmelee, vice president for Lincoln Property Co., said he was representing the owners of Prairie Crossing, a 350-unit apartment complex under construction in Farmers Branch, Texas, in opposing the town's new ordinance to bar illegal immigrants from renting apartment and homes. The development's owners, he said, are worried that the rental laws will hurt their business and fear that they won't be able to recover their investment.
  • Jeff Parmalee, the All-State runner was a member of the 1983-84 Monticello Cross-Country Team, which was recently inducted into the Monticello, Ky., High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
  • Marlene Parmley, the St. Simons, Fla., resident is one of many opposing Glynn County's plan to expand the downtown Brunswick, Fla., jail. "The original study projected the costs of expansion at the Public Works site," she said. "They may or may not be studying the costs [of the downtown site] now, but they proceeded to purchase property without having done it or having published anything about it for the public to understand why they chose this. In Glynn County, we've seen a lot of cost overruns on projects because things weren't studied ahead of time."
  • Mike Parmalee, the high school wrestler was pinned by Keith Merrill in 2:32 as the Waverly, N.Y., Wolverines rolled to a 69-3 decision over the visiting Watkins Glen, N.Y., Senecas.
  • Mitch Parmerlee, the Monroe Central High School swimmer won three events to keep the Bearcats undefeated as the Parker City, Ind., school defeated Anderson, 113-66.
  • Robert A. Parmelee, the member of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority has been elected chairman this year of The T's Board of Directors.
  • Terry Parmalee, who has served as Middlefield, Conn., fire chief for 21 years, will be succeeded by David Quick. Although Terry was nominated from the floor, he declined it; Quick ran unopposed.
  • Tyler D. Parmelee, of Simpsonville, S.C., has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Coastal Carolina University.

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This trip to Hawaii is proving much more taxing than his last. Jim Parmelee, 76, of Marshfield joined about 20 YMCA staff and members on a virtual trip to Hawaii back in mid-August. With 4,212 miles separating Marshfield and Hawaii, the challenge is who will be the first to log the miles at the YMCA through a variety of exercise. At last count, Jim was about 2,000 miles ahead of the group. Miles logged on an Airdyne exercise bike put him out over the Pacific, about half way there; the rest of the group hovered in a pack near the edge of Minnesota. "They'd have more miles too if they used any of these bikes," he said. "But I'm the only one using a bike. You get a lot more miles in one hour than you do on a treadmill." "He's enjoying himself and is very fit," said Marcia Lindow, fitness and member involvement director. "His health numbers are all wonderful." Besides the exercise, Jim said he enjoys a challenge. He arrives at the YMCA about 6 a.m., leaves to help deliver lunch for Meals on Wheels and then is back for another four hours of bike riding. About 10 years ago, Jim and his wife, Shirley, traveled to Hawaii for a vacation. "We used to travel a lot. We've been to 26 countries. But we're older now. We visit our daughter in Arizona." When Jim and the rest of the virtual tour participant land in Hawaii, Lindow will have a recliner, dolphin video and a mango drink ready. "When I'm sitting there, I'll look back and see that the first trip was easier and quicker," Parmelee said. (Photo credit: Laura Schmitt / Marshfield News-Herald)

These other family members, listed alphabetically, appeared in recent news stories:

  • Abbie Parmele, the Rensselaer, Ind., student was singled out for excellent use of color in her photograph of kayaks on a Maine lake, "Composition, Yellow, Red, and Blue,” at the Jasper County Art League’s fifth annual juried photography show.
  • Abigail Parmely, the 11th-grader at Bald Eagle Area High School in Pennsylvania was named to the first-quarter Distinguished Honor Roll.
  • Austin Parmelee, the sixth-grader was named to the 3.25-3.99 honor roll at C.R. Anderson Middle School in Helena, Mont.
  • Becky Parmley, the Atlantic, Iowa, resident was among those affected by an ice storm that clobbered the Midwest. At right, she shovels snow along 5th Street. (Photo credit: Laura Bacon / Atlantic News Telegraph)
  • Byrd Parmelee, an attendee at the TAPROOT Republican Christmas party in Downers Grove, Ill.
  • Chelle Parmele, sales manager for Palo Alto Software, which replaced its long-standing website chat service with a new system.
  • Claire Parmele, the Central Middle School student in Rensselaer, Ind., was named to the A-B honor roll for the second six-week grading period.
  • Dan Parmalee, he and John Souder were lauded by the Perry, Mich., Board of Education for their work in the district's Transportation Department. A report revealed that all of the district's buses passed a recent safety inspection. “I just can't say enough good things about them,” said Superintendent Jackie Hurd. “They are super with our kids and our staff in taking care of them.”
  • Deborah Parmely, co-owner of the Village Schoolhouse store in Redding, Calif., appeared in a story on holiday retail sales. She said sales figures were up 20 percent this year, thanks to first-time shoppers who accounted for 80 percent of her business. Deborah said sales would have been even better had the lead-paint scare not happened when it did. “The paint scare did impact toy sales,” she said, but, because many of her store’s toys came from manufacturers outside of China, few toys at Village Schoolhouse had to be recalled.
  • Hilltop Parmley Partners, the company is in the process of redeveloping the four-story, 60,000-square-foot former Summit Medical Group headquarters in Summit, N.J.
  • Jamie Parmele, the Baldwinsville, N.Y., High School senior, was named to the CNYCL League All Stars second team.
  • Janette ParmeLee, the bowler rolled series of 558 and 557 at Binghamton, N.Y.
  • Jerry Parmley, he was selected to serve on a seven-member Board of Trustees to work on getting a fire station at Parnell, Ky., off State Route 92.
  • Karyn Nicole Parmelee, she and Justin Tyler Cartlidge were married Nov. 10 in a beach ceremony at Windmill Village on Hutchinson Island, Fla. She is the daughter of Celeste D. and Domenick Lioce of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and Jeffrey Parmelee of Penn Yan, N.Y. He is the son of Robert Cartlidge of Key Largo, Fla., and Dr. Linda Cartlidge of Jupiter, Fla. The bride, a graduate of Florida Atlantic University, is an accountant with Anderson & Lioce, CPA's and Associates, PA in North Palm Beach, Fla. The bridegroom, also a graduate of Florida Atlantic University, is a new home consultant with Lennar Homes Inc. in West Palm Beach. The couple will reside in Jupiter.
  • Kate Parmalee, city marketing specialist for Gainesville, Fla., was mentioned in a press release after a water leak disrupted TV coverage of City Hall meetings.
  • Liz Parmalee, appearing at the Barley Pub in Dover, N.H.
  • Michael Parmalee, the Eaton Rapids, Mich., dancer has the part of Sir Lancelot in the Elizabeth Williams Dancers' production of "Camelot" in East Lansing, Mich.
  • Michael Parmly, the chief of the U.S. Interests Section, the American mission in Cuba, recently hosted a reception at his home in Havana. "The people of Cuba know that it will take change to throw off the shackles of petrified ideology and create a different future of themselves," Michael told several hundred guests, including many of the island's leading dissidents. "Democracies welcome change, despots fear it." Cuba recently announced it would sign a civil and political rights accord.
  • Mike Parmalee, the 119-pound category Watkins Glen Central High School, N.Y., wrestler was pinned in 1:23, as his team lost to Tioga, 64-12.
  • Mel Parmley, the Willis elementary school was listed in the December issue of Texas Monthly as among the state's 859 best public schools. The students excelled in reading, math and science. "I think it speaks very highly of the teachers we have in the classroom," Principal Janie Wiggins said. "At Parmley, we believe all kids can learn. But they all learn differently, so we do whatever it takes to make that happen."
  • Parmelee Elementary School, the Oklahoma City school was one of dozens closed by the recent ice storm.
  • Stephen Parmely, the ninth-grader at Bald Eagle Area High School in Pennsylvania was named to the first-quarter Second Honor Roll.
  • William Lewis Parmelee I, 22, of Valdosta, Ga., was arrested after allegedly running from a Dec. 29 wreck in the 2600 block of Bemiss Road. Injuries were reported in the 7 p.m. crash. William was charged with DUI, accident hit-and-run, disregarding a stop sign and other traffic offenses, reports state.

... and from Los Angeles, police report that Sean Patrick Parmley, 38, [Robert Andrew, Clifford Andrew, Andrew Pearl, Ezekiel Marion, Thomas Henry, James, Ephraim, Giles, Hiel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John] was fatally stabbed Dec. 30 in his apartment near the westside neighborhood of Palms. Sean was at home with his adult son in their apartment in the 2900 block of Sepulveda Boulevard when two strangers came to the door about 8:30 p.m., according to a police statement. An argument turned into a fist fight, officers said, and then one of the two men used a knife to stab Sean multiple times in the upper body. The men fled on foot. Sean was pronounced dead at a UCLA hospital about 9:30 p.m. "There isn't any more we're at liberty to say," said Lt. Richard Mossler of LAPD's Pacific Station. "We're working diligently on this, but we can't release any more information at this time." Sean had moved to Los Angeles from Santa Rosa in recent months, officials said. His obituary.

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