Suzie Cohen’s 30-year career was focused on preventing crime and delinquency, and helping agencies enhance their rehabilitative and crime-reducing efforts. For 13 years, she was executive director of and lobbyist for the California Probation, Parole and Correctional Association. Now she advocates for end-of-life options and works with a nonprofit organization called It Takes Guts, which provides services for kids who have chronic illnesses. She and her husband enjoy taking long road trips (the last two covered 10,000 and 12,000 miles, respectively), and hanging out with friends and family, including their 10 grandkids. Although Paulette Marcia Cooper-Noble has written 26 books on a variety of topics, including travel, dogs, cats, Judaism and forensic medicine, she is best-known for her first book, “The Scandal of Scientology,” the first major exposé of Scientology (Paulette was never a member). Her latest book is “Battlefield Scientology: Exposing L. Ron Hubbard’s Dangerous ‘Religion,’” which she co-wrote with Tony Ortega. Ortega wrote a 2015 book about Paulette, “The Unbreakable Miss Lovely: How the Church of Scientology Tried to Destroy Paulette Cooper.” David J. Kann’s third chapbook of poems, “Blues for Pip,” has been published by Finishing Line Press. Arnie Reisman, who was Martha’s Vineyard’s poet laureate from 2014-17, has written two books of poetry, “Clara Bow Died for Our Sins” and “Sodom and Costello.” A third volume is slated for publication later this year. His documentary about Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden, “The Powder and the Glory,” co-produced with Ann Carol Grossman ’69, became the Broadway musical “War Paint,” which ran for eight months in 2017; several regional productions are now in the works. Arnie and his wife are panelists on the weekly public-radio quiz show “Says You!” Elizabeth Lapidus Zelvin is the editor of “Me Too Short Stories,” an anthology of stories about crimes against women, retribution and healing. The volume includes her short story “Never Again.” Liz’s stories appear in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and other publications. She also continues to practice therapy with online clients.
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