Two alumni honored by Village Times Herald: Charlie Backfish ’66 & Herb Mones ‘72

Man of the Year in the Arts: Charlie Backfish ’66 

By Kyle Reitan

Village Times Herald

December 28, 2011 | 12:06 PM


Charlie Backfish spends his free time in the WUSB radio station office, bringing music to the community. Photo from Bart Gallagher

“Prusslin noted Backfish, a former president of the Stony Brook University Alumni Association, was one of the first people to come forward from the community of alums and volunteer at the radio station…” See full story online


Volunteer of the Year: Herb Mones ‘72

By Monica Gleberman

Village Times Herald

December 28, 2011 | 12:04 PM


The-president of the Civic Association of the Setaukets and Stony Brook, Herb Mones, left, presents the late Frank Carasiti, then-superintendent of Three Village school district, with a framed collection of William Sidney Mount prints upon Carasiti’s retirement in 2008. File photos Village Times Herald

“Herb Mones has dedicated countless hours giving ideas, cleaning up streets, and fighting for what Three Village residents feel is important…” See full story online



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