The Westfield Leader
Serving the Town Since 1890
USPS 680020 Published
OUR 108th YEAR ISSUE NO. 36-98 Periodical Postage Paid at Westfield, N.J. Thursday, September 3, 1998 Every Thursday
232-4407 FIFTY CENTS
By MICHELLE H. LePOIDEVIN sist of 24 to 26 members of the West-
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field community who will share their
The Westfield Board of Education opinions and concerns about the ref-
continued its discussion Monday erendum, while becoming informed
night of its plans to create a Citizens about upcoming renovations and spe-
Advisory Committee, which would cific needs of the local schools.
give a voice to Westfield residents Members will be supplied with a
regarding the proposed bond refer- list of proposed projects, financial
endum for renovation and techno- information and projected costs.
Michael P. Babik for The Westfield Leader
logical improvements at Westfield Superintendent of Schools Dr.
Michael P. Babik for The Westfield Leader
Second graders at Franklin Elementary School eagerly SUMMER DREAMING
The lazy days of summer are now officially over for High School and the intermediate William J. Foley said he believes that
await the first day of school with their teacher Karen Salter. these young Westfielders. The students, pictured at Franklin Elementary and elementary schools. reaction from committee members
School, congregate outside before the first day of school. The proposed committee will con- would help the board determine if it
is going in the right direction to serve
COMMUNITY FAIR IS PLANNED FOR OCTOBER 10 THIRD AND FINAL PART OF SERIES the needs of the school district.
He said he is not looking for these
Low State Aid is Cited
members to vote on whether to sup-
Westfield Neighborhood Council port a referendum, but simply to give
their input, both positive and nega-
tive, regarding the proposals.
Sees Three Decades of Growth As Paramount Reason Committee members may be local
business people in the community,
residents with or without students
For Tax Levy Increase
enrolled in schools, senior citizens,
By JEANNE WHITNEY and other individuals who are sup-
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portive or opposed to the referen-
Its a place where our children dum.
can go, and they can feel good The board will suggest names of
about themselves. Its a safe ha- By PAUL J. PEYTON Mr. Berman said the amount to be
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raised through taxes generally de- prospective committee representa-
ven. Editors Note: The following is tives to Dr. Foley, who hopes to pub-
This is how Mary Withers, Vice- pends on economic factors at the
the third and final installment of a time and the amount of money re- lish the list of members by tomorrow,
Chairperson of the Westfield Friday, September 4. He hopes to
three-part series on 1998 property ceived in state aid. Westfield received
Neighborhood Council, describes taxes in Westfield. This weeks story announce the names of those who
the still vital and valued $2.79 million this year in state assis-
focuses on the local schools. tance, with the largest amount, $2.3 will serve on the committee at the
organization on the towns south school boards meeting on Tuesday,
***** million, designated for special edu-
side after nearly 30 years. With Westfielders paying an aver- September 8.
And our aim for the future is a cation programs.
age property tax bill of $7,000 in With this in mind, tax revenues The group will operate under the
computer room for our children, 1998, roughly 64 percent, or $4,500, direction of an ad hoc committee
she added. have accounted for anywhere between
will support the local school system. 80 and 89 percent of the total school comprised of Board President
The neighborhood center, now By comparison, property owners Darielle Walsh, Board Vice Presi-
located on Cacciola Place just off budgets over the past decade or so.
will pay about $1,400 to support Finance Committee Chairwoman dent Ginger L. Hardwick, and board
Central Avenue, was started in county government, and $1,100 for members Annmarie Puleio and B.
March of 1969. and former school board President
municipal services. Susan Jacobson noted that Westfield Carol Molnar.
Earlier, members of Temple Property taxes, overall, are up on Dr. Foley has anticipated that the
Emanu-El on East Broad Street in has traditionally received only about
average $104 from last year for the 5 to 6 percent in state aid and that committees will first meet at West-
Westfield had agreed to provide average assessed home in town of field High School, and later at the
tutoring in school subjects for chil- assistance has gone mostly for spe-
$174,000. The towns $52 increase cial education programs. intermediate and elementary schools,
dren from the neighborhood, which over 1997, or three cents per $100 of in order for members to obtain a
Jeanne Whitney for The Westfield Leader
is loosely bounded by Central Av- CHANGING DIRECTIONS...Director of the Westfield Neighborhood Coun- The district no longer receives what
assessed value, was offset by a de- is defined as transitional aid, which visual prospectus as to the proposed
enue, Cacciola Place, South Av- cil Ezella Johnson meets with architect Albert Sheilfer outside the center on crease of three cents in the county renovations and improvements which
enue, the Garwood border and East Cacciola Place in Westfield to discuss minor building changes. Otherwise, the is financial assistance used to fund
Council is busy planning a community street fair for Saturday, October 10. The tax. curriculum objectives. would be included in a referendum.
Grove Street. As previously reported by The He said that he hopes feedback
Also, a playground located on rain date is Sunday, October 11. As state aid declines, the district
Westfield Leader, the owner of a home must raise more in taxes to support from the Citizens Advisory Com-
what were then undeveloped lots assessed at $100,000 will pay around mittee might be completed by the end
along Stirling Place became a gath- its budgets.
$4,000; a home assessed at $200,000 A close look at tax levies since of this month.
ering spot for families through the will see an annual bill of $8,000, and The bond referendum would in-
Councils efforts. 1982, five of which were defeated by
a home at $300,000 has taxes of voters, shows that the increase in the volve the conversion of the graphic
Over the next several years, nearly $12,000. CONTINUED ON PAGE 10 CONTINUED ON PAGE 10
Neighborhood Council members, With the assessed figure represent-
local churches and temples, and ing 60 percent of the market value of
other community members raised a home, a residence assessed at
funds to purchase a storefront build- $180,000 has a projected selling price
ing at 127 Cacciola Place, which is
Deal Prospers at Seniors
the site of the present day center. In passing this years school tax
A Council Board of Trustees levy of $45.18 million, voters autho-
hired a director and began a Stu- rized an increase of 2.88 percent over
dent Tutorial and Enrichment Pro-
gram (S.T.E.P.), a teen program, a
marching drill team and sewing
the previous years amount. The over-
all increase in the Westfield Board of
Educations budget this year was 2.33
Complex on Boynton
classes, among other activities. By JEANNE WHITNEY special needs students from Union
percent, compared to last years slight County Occupational Center in
By 1975, the building was en- increase of .95 percent.
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tirely renovated. The following A one-of-a-kind ShopRite conve- Roselle and what makes The Shoppe
In the past few years, the tax in- nience store at the Westfield Senior unique is that although ShopRite has
year, a recreation room and offices crease has been between five and
were added, and in 1977, several Citizens Housing complex, is selling 40 other similar markets in occupa-
eight cents per $100 of assessed value out the store by noon on Fridays, tional training centers all over the
local service organizations funded Jeanne Whitney for The Westfield Leader
on a home much lower than the
a playground and ball court behind HAPPY CAMPERS...Pictured are the Westfield children who attended camp selling goods at two-for-one prices. state, according to Wakefern Food
for six weeks at the Westfield Neighborhood Council on Cacciola Place in spikes in the 1990s, which ranged Florence Albino, a 14-year resi- Corporation officials, the Westfield
the center. between 13 and 18 cents.
CONTINUED ON PAGE 10 Westfield. The camp was part of a Westfield Recreation Commission program. dent of the seniors complex called market is the only one located out-
With enrollments growing in the the store, a godsend. Especially in side of an occupational center.
district the past few years, from 4,400 the winter. Wakefern, located in Elizabeth, is
STATE TOUTS FLEXIBILITY IN METHODS in 1992-1993 to over 4,900 this year,
the total comparative per pupil cost
Another resident said, I have a the product distribution arm of
car. You cant get your car out some- ShopRite stores.
has been declining.
School-to-Work Plan on Schedule
times, in the winter. I wont go out. The arrangement between the Se-
In 1995-1996, the amount was The Seniors site also provides bus nior housing complex and the train-
$4,448. That figure is now down to service daily to other shopping out- ing center was brought to bear over a
$8,225, with $1,157 of this sum tied lets around town. years time through the efforts of
In Face of Some Local Opposition
to administrative salaries, and $4,700 The Shoppe on Boyton employs CONTINUED ON PAGE 10
covering teacher salaries and ben-
The comparative figure, used solely
By JEANNE WHITNEY In an August 6 letter made public importance of preparing students for by the state, excludes transportation
Specially Written for The Westfield Leader from Director of the State Office of future careers. Dr. Foley said he hopes and tuition expenditures. When these
While the deadline for implemen- School-to-Career and College Initia- that the high school, in particular, figures are included, the per pupil
tation draws closer, area educators tives, Dr. Thomas A. Henry stated, I will be able to maintain the basic costs in Westfield are over $10,000.
increasingly express concern over dont know why so many people are philosophy which underscores the Robert Berman, who has joined
the New Jersey Department of misquoting [the code] and insisting importance of a liberal arts educa- the district this summer as the new
Educations School-to-Work Initia- that it is one day within the five-day tion, and balance that philosophy Assistant Superintendent of Business,
tive adopted as part its Core Cur- school week. Our intention is to al- with the intrusive requirements of explained that his studies of the past
riculum standards two years ago. low flexibility so that the student, the state. few budgets show a correlation be-
The initiative requires not less their parents and the district can Last month, Westfield High School tween the increase in student enroll-
than one day per week or the equiva- decide what is the most appropriate Principal Dr. Robert G. Petix com- ment and a hike in the number of staff
lent of work-related activities from experience for each student. mented on the sate School-to-Work the following school year.
students, in order to graduate from In the letter, written to Superinten- plan, saying, This will be a crucial While only 52 percent of the
high school. Some have interpreted dent Dr. Carol B. Choye of the Scotch year for us because the state code is countys $282.2 million budget is
this to require that only four days per Plains-Fanwood school district and being rewritten so extensively and in supported through taxes which is
week be dedicated to academic sub- later made public, Dr. Henry went on such a revolutionary way. Its effects about the same percentage for the
jects. to say, This particular proposal is will be profound and enduring in this municipal spending plan 88 per-
Westfield Superintendent of founded on the significant research school and on education in this state. cent of the revenues to support
Schools Dr. William Foley attacked that shows the positive effects that The New Jersey School Boards Westfields public schools are de-
the mandate last month, saying, How volunteer activities, community ser- CONTINUED ON PAGE 10 rived from local property taxes.
can we be expected to meet our re- vice, paid or unpaid employment, or
quirements in just four days? It is school-based enterprises have on stu- INDEX Jeanne Whitney for The Westfield Leader
RISE AND SHINE...Westfield native Rose Esposito, buys breakfast at the two-
taking the notion of preparing kids dents academic and personal devel- County .......... Page 2 Mountainside Page 2 Social ............ Page 6 month old ShopRite convenience store in the Westfield Senior Citizens Housing
and carrying it to some level of absur- opment. Editorial ........ Page 4 Obituaries ..... Page 9 Sports ............ Page 11 complex on Boynton Avenue. With morning hours only, Monday through Friday,
dity. Reportedly, Dr. Foley endorsed the Religious ....... Page 10 seniors crowd The Shoppe and call it a godsend.
Page 10 Thursday, September 3, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION
Neighborhood Council Sees POLICE BLOTTER
Three Decades of Growth MONDAY, AUGUST 24 Gilmer was transported to the Union
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 • A Fanwood resident reported that County Jail, police said.
A year ago, the Council hired Ezella Both Mr. Cohen and Ms. Johnson someone broke the rear view mirror on • A bicycle valued at $500 was re-
Johnson of Montclair as Executive the drivers side of her vehicle while it ported stolen from the north side West-
seem to agree on a goal of fostering was parked on Carleton Road. field Train Station.
Director. She came to the position pride in the neighborhood. TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 • A New York City resident reported
from a Hudson County YMCA, where Its mostly people who are striv- • A Carteret resident reported that he was assaulted while playing indoor
she was Associate Development Di- ing, Mr. Cohen observed about while he was walking towards his car at table tennis at a local facility.
rector. neighborhood residents. Housing in the corner of Summit Avenue and Park • A wallet was reported stolen from a
I want to help the organization to the area is a combination of resident- Street, two male suspects struck him motor vehicle which was parked outside
grow, Ms. Johnson said, and Im owned and rental properties. with a stick, causing a laceration over his a South Avenue convenience store.
pleased to see it going in the right According to some, Cacciola Place, left eye. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29
direction. where the center is located, is named No arrests have been made in connec- • A Lincoln Road resident reported
Ms. Johnson said she is looking to tion with the incident, and police are that someone damaged the fender and
after a local World War I veteran, continuing their investigation. back window of his vehicle by throwing
increase community participation in Dominick Cacciola. • A wallet containing $520 was re- a lamppost at it. The vehicle was parked
the Neighborhood Councils activi- Last November, Westfield Mayor ported stolen from a pocketbook at a in front of the victims house at the time
ties over the coming year. Thomas C. Jardim encouraged the North Avenue department store. the incident occurred.
EXCELLENCE IN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES...The Westfield Its people helping themselves, to formation of a Westfield Neighbor- • A resident of Fairacres Avenue re- • Omar Gray, 19, of Plainfield was
Rescue Squad was presented with the First Aid Squad Award from Overlook help their children, she explained. hood Preservation Committee, that ported the theft of a black mountain arrested in the 600 block of South Av-
Hospital, Summit, during its Second Annual Excellence in Emergency Medical We want to give them a sense of included Cacciola Place and Central bicycle valued at $120 from the north enue, West, and charged with being an
Services Awards Dinner held this spring. Presenting the award to first aid squad ownership over this center. Avenue. The group plans to seek side train station. unlicensed driver, according to police.
members is Dr. James Itzcovitz, second from right, Director of Emergency According to the latest figures THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 He was held on $225 bail.
Medical Services for Overlook. Westfield Squad member Richard A. Jackson, state funding through a program to • A wallet, a check for $2,100 and • A wallet containing $100, along with
center, back, also received the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Excel- available from the state Charitable restore and revitalize neighborhoods. various credit cards belonging to a Sum- a Timex watch, were reported stolen from
lence Award for his contributions to emergency medical services. Mr. Jackson Registration Directory, the non-profit Ms. Johnson commented, We sup- mit resident were found in the 300 block a locker at a local recreational facility.
holds the position of training sergeant and is responsible for the training of all organization had an income of port their efforts. (The area) needed a of First Street, according to police. SUNDAY, AUGUST 30
squad members. He serves as squad liaison to the area hospitals and was recently $86,565 in 1996, which just about facelift. Improving the community • A 14 carat gold engagement ring • A North Euclid Avenue resident
named First Vice President of the Overlook Hospital First Aid Council. equals the expenses of running Neigh- will spill over to more active commu- valued at approximately $5,000 was re- reported someone threw a rock at his
borhood Council programs. nity participation. ported stolen from a front doorway closet vehicle, which struck the trunk and shat-
Two-thirds of the budget appeared Former Westfield residents Harold on Jefferson Avenue. tered the back window. At the time the
to come through Westfields United FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 incident occurred, the vehicle was parked
and Lois Sarvetnick are working to
Fund, according to the directory. organize the Neighborhood Councils • A resident of Cowperthwaite Square on the street where the victim lives.
Chairman of the Councils Board reported that someone kicked over his MONDAY, AUGUST 31
Saturday, October 10, street fair. sprinkler heads and tossed a cement bird • Police confirmed that someone dam-
Faces Some Opposition
of Trustees, Westfield resident Harold This (center) is a wonderful place bath into the shrubbery on his property. aged picnic tables at McKinley Elemen-
Cohen, said, In the past couple of for kids and adults, Mrs. Sarvetnick • Sheila Gilmer, 28, of Newark was tary School on First Avenue.
years, were really interested in mov- observed. arrested and charged with shoplifting • A Lawrence Avenue resident re-
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 ing ahead. The all-day event will include en- $845 worth of clothing from a North ported the theft of a custom-made wooden
Associations July/August issue of as early as 11th grade. Mr. Cohen said he was part of the tertainment, food, rides for young Avenue department store and with pos- post from his driveway entrance.
its publication, School Leader, writes, Reportedly, the state code also re- temples tutoring program in 1968, children and other activities. session of suspected cocaine and/or • A Forest Avenue resident reported
NJSBA supports student instruc- quires career awareness and explora- and is now starting up a volunteer The center currently provides a heroin, according to police. that his and his wifes bicycles were
tutoring program between Westfield meeting place three days a week for Authorities confirmed there were also stolen from a bicycle rack at the north
tion in skills that make it possible for tion activities for students in kinder- 10 active warrants for Gilmer from vari- side Westfield Train Station.
them to take their places as workers garten through eighth grade. High School and the Councils af- its 40-member Senior Citizen group; ous New Jersey towns. The total bail for • A Prospect Street resident reported
in society. Further, we view learning Hearings on the School-to-Work ter-school student enrichment pro- a busy teen program several eve- the warrants was $4,949, while bail for that a lamppost on his front lawn was
experiences in the workplace as op- plan will be held before its adoption gram. nings a week, and the after-school the Westfield charges was set at $1,025. damaged.
portunities for developing work eth- next year. High school seniors would tutor program for children 12 years old
kids once a week at the center, he and younger.
ics and attitudes necessary for hold-
ing a job.
John Patella, a spokesman for the
NJSBA confirmed, We want to be a said. We look forward to becoming WESTFIELD
The NJSBA indicated, however, it
did not support career choices being
part of the process in defining the
regulations. We will be conveying the
Ms. Johnson confirmed that, We
welcome all volunteers and commu-
more involved in the neighborhood
in which we are located, and in the
required from high school students concerns of local districts, to the state. nity members who would like to sup- community at large, Ms. Johnson
port our endeavors. concluded. MONDAY, AUGUST 24 FRIDAY, AUGUST 28
• One hundred block of Barchester • Six hundred block of Willow Grove
Way unintentional alarm. Road carbon monoxide detector activa-
Low State Aid is Cited BOE Discusses Panel TUESDAY, AUGUST 25
• One hundred block of Kimball Av-
enue smoke scare.
• Four hundred block of Birch Place
As Reason for Tax Increase For Bond Referendum
• Two hundred block of Elm Street
• Three hundred block of Wychwood
• One hundred block of Prospect
Street system malfunction.
• Harrison Avenue and Kimball Av-
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CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 Road unintentional alarm. enue good intent call.
amount to be raised by taxes has been Mr. Berman said the district needs to • One hundred block of East Broad • One hundred block of Sandra Circle
leveling off the past few years. The school get the best bang for our buck, when arts and auto shop classrooms into could expand with a three-story ad- Street unintentional alarm. emergency medical call.
tax levy is the only part of the property going out to bid for services and con- approximately four new classrooms dition, allowing for six new class- • Two hundred block of St. Paul Street SATURDAY, AUGUST 29
tax bill which goes before voters. struction work in the district. at Westfield High School. rooms with an elevator. The school mulch fire. • Three hundred block of Prospect
The increase this year in the tax levy One problem Westfield is facing, offi- Installation of new windows in the also needs roof replacement; heat- • Three hundred block of Clark Street Street overheated ballast.
was $1.13 million, as compared to $1.11 cials have said, is the lack of space for entire building is also paramount, ing, ventilation and air conditioning system malfunction. • Three hundred block of Orenda
million in 1997 and $1.4 million in 1996. classrooms. A $7.6 million bond referen- officials said, because some of the upgrades, and computer cabling. • One hundred block of Surrey Lane Circle electrical short.
The 1991 budget saw a spike of $3.15 dum to build 21 classrooms at four windows do not open. The closed McKinley is the only school that does system malfunction. • Eight hundred block of Ramapo Way
million in taxes, with the 1992 levy up schools, and to complete improvements windows provide inadequate venti- not need lavatory replacement. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26 unintentional alarm.
$2.75 million. at five schools, was overwhelmingly de- • Five hundred block of Dorian Road • Eleven hundred block of Boynton
According to figures supplied by school feated by voters in December of 1994.
lation and are considered safety haz- Floor tile replacement and a pos- automobile accident. Avenue system malfunction.
officials, the districts budget has gone This time around, the district is taking ards, board members observed. sible renovation to the gymnasium • Three hundred block of Clark Street • Two hundred block of Eton Place
from $22.48 million in 1984-1985 to no chances. Education officials have an- Lavatories would be updated to floor are two top priorities among system malfunction. grill fire.
$32.25 million for the 1989-1990 school nounced the creation of a Citizens Advi- comply with the Americans With planned improvements at Tamaques THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 SUNDAY, AUGUST 30
year, $45.49 million in 1994-1995, and sory Committee made up of community Disabilities Act (ADA); the gymna- Elementary School. Tamaques would • One hundred block of Prospect • Two hundred block of Watchung
$52.02 million for the current year. members to explore the feasibility of sium folding door would be replaced also need lavatory renovation and Street system malfunction. Fork lock out.
Mr. Berman, who came from the putting another referendum before vot- because parts for the original door computer cabling. • Six hundred block of South Avenue • Five hundred block of Central Av-
Randolph school district, where he served ers. are no longer available, and seating At Jefferson Elementary School, brush fire. enue structure fire.
in the same capacity, said a district can We are out of room in a couple of our in the auditorium would be com- anticipated improvements include a • Three hundred block of South Av- • Four hundred block of East Broad
take a number of initiatives to cut down schools, Mrs. Jacobson explained. enue East smoke and odor removal. Street service call.
the reliance on property taxes. The bond would also fund some of the
pleted. new folding door for the gymnasium, • Six hundred block of South Avenue • Two hundred block of Orchard Street
He said the district might want to districts technology initiatives. At Edison Intermediate School, lavatory renovations, computer ca- West brush fire. lock out.
explore combining services with the town Mrs. Jacobson noted that the referen- where renovation of the roof was bling and a new roof. • North Avenue and Elm Street • Four hundred block of Birch Av-
for work on buildings and school grounds, dum would replace a 1986 $5.96 million recently completed, the following im- Board Secretary Robert Berman, automobile accident. enue smoke scare.
general maintenance and maintenance bond which is nearly paid off. The plan provements are needed: full window who presented this compilation of
on athletic fields. He said recycling ser- helped pay for capital improvements to replacements, additional lavatory the proposed renovations to board
vices could also be combined. the schools, fields, and other areas. renovations, replacement of the members, stated that although the
Mrs. Jacobson said the state has tied One expense Mrs. Jacobson was not gymnasiums folding door, and cop- education specifications were sent to Recent Home Sales
the districts hands in putting limits on happy with is that for the Union County per and fiber optic cabling of class- the State Board of Education in Tren-
the amount of money that can be stored Magnet High School for Science, Math rooms to allow access to the Internet.
away as surplus should an emergency and Technology. She said the district ton, preliminary drawings, schemat- WESTFIELD Raymond Street, $375,000.
develop, such as a fire or a roof collapse will pay tuition in the amount of $54,000, At Roosevelt Intermediate School, ics and final drawings would also L. Arbes to Dorothy A. and Edward R.E. and D.M. Benedict to Steven E.
on one of the schools. plus transportation costs, to send nine where the front door has been re- need to be sent and reviewed. T. Kozak, 19 Trails End Court, $369,000. Parker, Jr. and Catherine E. Parker, 5
The board used $2.09 million, or students to the school based on the Voca- placed with a matching transom, new The fiber optic and copper com- J.J. and P.M. Dodd to Peter E. and Thomas Court, $340,000.
roughly half of its total surplus this year, tional Technical Schools campus in windows are also needed which will puter cabling proposed for the eight Carole R. Carlin, 17 Burrington Gorge, H.C. Dunn, Jr. and J.W. Dunn to
$475,000. Koshi Okamoto and Mercedes Fol-
to offset the increase in taxes. In fact, the Scotch Plains. match the front of the building. Other schools would cost approximately $1 Okamoto, 221 Wychwood Road,
increase was originally to be 7 cents, but Mrs. Jacobson, while supporting the B.E. and S.L. Bonsall to Ronald and
anticipated renovations include roof million, but would allow administra- Anne Krichilsky, 736 Hanford Place, $560,000.
was reduced in the end to 6 cents. accelerated learning concept of the pro- repairs, replacement of the tion, staff, students and parents to M.B. and C.R. Roggenburg to Colin
Mrs. Jacobson noted that it was with gram, said she believes parents should gymnasiums folding door, and collaborate and communicate with and Midori Nagai Jenkins, 142 Linden
M.N. and N.L. Waldor to Robert M.
surplus funds that the district funded the pick up the tab since it is more or less a Internet cabling.
six additional classrooms at Jefferson private high school chosen by students. each other. and Cynthia E.M. Gallagher, 129 Lin- Avenue, $499,100.
Along with lavatory renovations The board tabled approval of a coln Road, $700,000. M.S. and E.E. Precht to Raymond
and Wilson Elementary Schools last year. In addition to school budget increases, M.E. and C.M. Coccaro to Elizabeth and Constance Miller, 720 Saunders
This was a result of a $6 million in- the starting wage for teachers has risen and cabling of classrooms, Franklin contract with the Union County Edu-
S. Ferguson, 144 Lincoln Road, Avenue, $425,000.
crease in the towns tax base from last from $18,500 in 1985 to over $38,000 Elementary School is expected to cational Services Commission for $475,500. M.L. Comeau and R.C. Comeau to
year. That dropped a projected increase today. undergo a second-story renovation rental of Lincoln School for the pe- A. Carolyn Lonero and W. Ross Mary Jo and Gregory Gradel, 229 Baker
of $122 for owners of a home assessed at Noting mandated increases for teacher with the addition of nine class- riod of July 1, 1998 through June 30, Benner to Marylou and Thomas Avenue, $470,000.
$174,000, the average assessment in salaries in the early 1980s by the state, rooms. 1999, at a fee of $122,200. Colicchio, 544 Elm Street, $415,000. D.W. Singley, Jr. and C.D. Singley
town, to $104 to support the local school Mrs. Jacobson said the districts increases The school will also accommodate The board decided to wait until it R. Wampler to D.B. and J.S. to Joseph M. and Virginia L. Malley,
system. in the current teachers contracts range 25 to 30 new diagonal parking spaces, receives an appraisal of the Elm Street Rosenthal, 244 Sylvania Place, 558 Lenox Avenue, $580,000.
This board has been trying to use its from 3.5 to 4.5 percent over the length of which was a top priority among the $580,000. R.J. and K.P. Urbano to Lawrence
funds in a very fiscally responsible way, the three-year pact. A decade ago, those property which houses its adminis- and Shari Seltzer, 215 Harrison Av-
D.B. and J.S. Rosenthal to Raymond
she said. numbers were 8 percent and up, she noted. schools teachers when evaluating trative offices. The building, which J. and Lisa B. Mikovits, 561 Bradford enue, $385,100.
necessary improvements for the ref- was last appraised in 1996, will be Avenue, $369,000. F.X. and A.M. Scott to Paul J. and
erendum. appraised by the Hoffman Realty & S.M. Totams to Michael and Ellen M. Evelyn M. Shyposh, 214 North Euclid
If the referendum is approved, Appraisal Company, a certified ap- Cuddy, 638 Kimball Avenue, $319,900. Avenue, $331,500.
Wilson Elementary School could have praisal firm located on Elm Street. G.W. and V.K. Pirrong to Yuchung T.P. and D. Walsh to Dennis Patrick
an 1,800-square-foot expansion of The board approved the appoint- and Leilei Wang, 205 Sunset Avenue, Driscoll and Deborah Whyte Driscoll,
$341,000. 610 Dorian Road, $279,900.
its library, as well as new windows, ments of four paraprofessionals, two A. and V. Rodriguez to Paul J. and
W.W. and C.C. Czander to Kevin
lavatory renovations and computer full-time lunchroom aides, three fall and Marie McGrory, 37 Carol Road, Elena Nazzaro, 137 St. Paul Street,
cabling. soccer coaches, and compensation to $304,000. $285,100.
Washington Elementary School a Westfield High School custodian G.J. and Ann M. Castaldo to Joseph R.J. Cotter and A. Flynn to George
would also undergo a mechanical for working a split shift. T. and Brigitte A. Faribairn, 150 P. and Janel L. Sarkos, 642 Fairmont
renovation, as well as new windows The board also noted that four full- Jefferson Avenue, $399,500. Avenue, $310,000.
and ADA compliance needed in lava- time lunchroom aides would not be R.M. and C.E.M. Gallagher to Michale F.F. and E.O. Cichowski to David R.
and Katherine Dibble, 235 Baker Av- and Kristin M. Prickitt, 804 Stevens
tory renovations. returning for the 1998-1999 school enue, $470,000. Avenue, $300,000.
McKinley Elementary School year. R.L. Padgett to Thomas J. and J. and J. Bryk to Coral J. Rusnak
Patricia Rucinsky, 712 Coolidge Street, and Ralph Venturino, 425 South Chest-
$279,000. nut Avenue, $293,500.
Supermarket Prospers M.A. and J.M. Killeen to Carolyn
Benner, 921 Harding Street, $227,000.
R. and R. Clark to Allan L. and Carol
M.P. and M.T. Johnson to Joao and
Anabela Silva, 814 East Broad Street,
At Senior Citizens Complex
A. Mysel, 910 Tice Place, $325,000. J. Morgan and L. Johnson to Gregg
L.C. Schonwald to Jeffrey L. and L. Lehmberg and Jean Wells
Kelly P. Bram, 132 Marlboro Street, Lehmberg, 528 West Grove Street,
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 $234,900. $362,500.
R.R. and C.F. Wagner to Thomas F. M.A. and N.M. Cafaro to Richard J.
Ruth B. Smith, Executive Director of market industry. At that time, the and B.A. McHugh, 110 Cottage Place, Cotter, Jr. and Alicia F. Cotter, 902
the Senior Citizens Housing Corpo- retail industry realized it was facing $170,000. New England Drive, $485,000.
ration. We all want [the store] to a severe labor shortage. C.E. Mehorter to Raymond and Linda R.M. and S.A. Boucher to David
Sullivan, 1132 Tice Place, $320,000. Carracino and Cindy Manhardt, 915
continue. Its so good for us, Mrs. Reportedly, ShopRite as well as R.C. Stagnaro to Xiaoming and Grandview Avenue, $190,000.
Smith said. Senior residents can be other retailers hired graduates of the Yanping Song, 25 Tamaques Way, A.A. and G. Stott to Laura Johnson,
found chatting and eating breakfast supermarket training program, which $222,000. 115 Cambridge Road, $257,250.
at the shop. has won Federal and state grants over K.H. and L.J.B. Jones to Andres and R.W. and R.W. Muehienhard, Trust
A review of the retail operation the past 10 years. The project has also Margarita deCorral, 1021 Wyandotte to Xiaozhuang Wang and Xiaofan Sun,
will happen in October. In a coopera- been cited for numerous awards. Trail, $605,000. 68 Tamaques Way, $217,000.
tive arrangement, ShopRite provided Prices at the convenience market P.E. and C.R. Carlin to Vincent D. Estate of L. Angelo to Robert W. and
Joseph, 310 Woods End Road, Helen M. Coe, 15 Cowperthwaite
the initial investment of approxi- are no higher than those at the larger $337,000. Street, $235,000.
mately $3,000 in merchandise, the ShopRite stores. For example, a can J.S. and H.R. Kim to Juan Luis A. M. and T. A. Setaro to John
Senior center provided the retail of Campbells chicken noodle soup is Yrivarren and Isabel Acosta, 340 Penfold, 248 Hazel Avenue, $240,500.
space, and employees are clients from 67 cents, a 14-ounce jar of Ragu Orenda Circle, $440,000. M. M. and E. Eisen to Lynn M. Des-
the occupational training school. spaghetti sauce is $1.39 and a 10- I. and M. Neuschatz to Seth T. and S. sert, 786 Warren Street, $287,000.
According to a Wakefern spokes- ounce box of Cheerios is $2.19. Elizabeth Oberman, 281 Seneca Place, W. and R. L. Pidkameny to Stephen
In fact, last week during a rush at the $268,000. C. and Mary R. Doyle, 722 Carleton
woman, ShopRite started its career J.P. and D.J. Baldwin to Bradford T. Road, $315,000.
partnership program that brought store, a customer was overheard say- and Aimee L. Spiers, 633 North Chest- V & R Realty to Dominic and Robyn
about training stores like The Shoppe ing, Its too crowded here for me. nut Street, $369,900. Larché, 930 Dunham Avenue, $450,000.
in the mid-1980s, to buck up the Me too, said her friend, as they J.R. and L.A.B. Neumann to Gre- J. Reddo to Cathleen F. Wagner,
entry-level workforce for the super- sat down for morning coffee. gory A. and Debra R. Davis, 650 312 Ayliffe Avenue, $168,000.
Serving Scotch Plains and Fanwood Since 1959
Scotch Plains Fanwood
USPS 485200 Published
OUR 39th YEAR ISSUE NO. 36-98 Periodical Postage Paid at Scotch Plains, N.J. Thursday, September 3, 1998 Every Thursday 232-4407 FIFTY CENTS
School Board Members Object to States
School-to-Work Plan for High Schoolers
By SUSAN M. DYCKMAN vice, paid or unpaid employment, a education, business and the commu- Board member Jean McAllister
Specially Written for The Times
school-related project or an appren- nity. Dr. Henry said the business ex- asked, I think youll hear thanks,
During the August 27 special meet- ticeship program. The time commit- ecutives surveyed complained that but no thanks from districts like
ing of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood ment would consist of not less than New Jersey high school and college ours.
Board of Education, Dr. Thomas A. one day per week or the equivalent students are unprepared for the She also raised the possibility of
Henry, Director of the State Office of thereof. workplace upon completion of their districts like Scotch Plains-Fanwood
School-to-Career and College Initia- Dr. Henry defended the mandate, education. opting out of the school-to-career
tives, spoke on the Structured Learn- saying it represents the merger of I believe what employers want are initiative.
ing Experience mandated by the practical application and learning. students who can read, write, spell According to Dr. Henry, the stan-
states Core Curriculum Content and It gives students an opportunity to and compute well, responded board dards are what they are, but the
Cross Content Workplace Readiness see the relevance (of school work), member Jessica D. Simpson. Per- proposed code is not set in stone.
Standards. he said. When students see the rel- haps we should consider introduc- He encouraged the board to draft
Response from board members was evance, they do better and learn tion of values courses that teach stu- specific language that would work
overwhelmingly negative. more. dents how to be responsible citizens for Scotch Plains-Fanwood students
Implementation of the school-to- He estimated that 85 percent of and good workers. and submit it to the Department of
career initiative calls for all 11th and SPFHSs juniors and seniors are al- Board member Morris H. (Butch) Education.
12th grade public and charter school ready doing something that qualifies Gillett questioned the wisdom of ask- Board President August Ruggiero
students to participate in structured under the initiative. ing students to define a career path in asked Richard M. Meade and Mr.
FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE
Fanwood Rescue Squad volunteers accept an learning experiences linked to a rec-
honorary flag from Councilman William E. Populus, Jr., far right, in commemo- The standards, adopted in 1996, high school when most individuals Saridaki to prepare a statement on
ration of the squads 50th anniversary this year. Squad members, pictured left ognized career major. were developed by content special- do not make that decision until their behalf of the board.
to right, are: Captain Jeff Downing, John Oatis, Barbara Breuninger, Bill Work experience could include ists, kindergarten to grade 12 educa- second or third year of college. While Mr. Meade acknowledged
Crosby, Bob Cruthers, Sue Davis and Ed Sargent. Please see a story on Page 10. volunteer activities, community ser- tors, and representatives of higher Their colleague, Edward J. the benefits of such a program for
Saridaki, Jr., was concerned about certain schools, he said the state was
Fanwood Planning Board Grants Approval
pulling students out of class for man- imposing a solution that Scotch
datory participation. Plains-Fanwood school children do
Programs like this deprive stu- not need.
dents of a sound educational pro- He wanted to know if the state
To Second Chelsea Facility on South Avenue gram, he said. I benefited from a
structured, regimented education.
He faulted the state for not finding
would back up this mandate with the
funds to pay for implementation.
Board Vice President Theresa
By SUZETTE F. STALKER a lot next to the Fanwood Post Office, out from parents what they need, Larkin pointed out that, beyond ba-
Specially Written for The Times
currently occupied by an old, dilapi- relying instead on a survey of busi- sic graduation requirements, high
A proposal by The Chelsea at dated house which has been vacant nesses. He claimed, The public is school students course selection is
Fanwood to construct a second facil- for several years. It will be linked to fundamentally ignorant of this con- elective.
ity on South Avenue got the green the original building by a breezeway cept. She pointed out that SPFHS pro-
light August 26 from the borough on the top floor. Mr. Saridaki later asked what kind vides a comprehensive education that
Planning Board, which endorsed the Plans for the new building were of flexibility individual districts have brings together students, parents and
project with a 6-0 vote. first unveiled for the Planning Board to meet the requirements of the counselors to create an individual-
The pending four-story structure, in June. The Chelsea was subse- school-to-career initiative. ized schedule.
featuring a mix of senior housing quently granted a month-long exten- How you get there is your busi- The state is treading where it has
and assisted living units, will stand sion in July to complete site plan ness, stated Dr. Henry. no business, declared Mrs. Larkin.
adjacent to The Chelseas current revisions, which were detailed by the Three public hearings are sched- Board member Thomas A. Russos
assisted living facility, which opened applicants representatives last week. uled as the verbiage of the adminis- comments addressed the issue of
on the former Mansion Hotel site in In its initial proposal, The Chelsea trative code is fine tuned. It is ex- mandatory versus optional work ex-
January of last year. had sought approval for 40 indepen- pected to take about 18 months to periences.
The new facility will be erected on CONTINUED ON PAGE 10 nail down the final draft of the code. CONTINUED ON PAGE 10
Township Council Critical of Freeholder Boards
Decisions on Environmental Group, Ashbrook Path
File Photo By JEANNE WHITNEY measures, Tuesday, during an agenda Councilman William F. The 12-year-old Commission is
NEW ADDITION ON THE WAY
A second Chelsea at Fanwood building, to Specially Written for The Times
meeting. McClintock, Jr., questioned the Free- made up of representatives of all 21
be constructed adjacent to the existing facility on South Avenue, will offer both Scotch Plains Township Council One move would create an Office holder action, saying, Why would municipalities in the county.
senior housing and an assisted living wing on the top floor. The four-story members took a double shot at Union of Environmental Health eliminat- the county plan this thing...and not Mayor Papen said the Commis-
structure was approved by the Fanwood Planning Board last week. County Board of Chosen Freeholder ing the existing Commission. An- talk to us? sion had done a fine job and en-
other move plans an estimated According to a newspaper report, couraged council members to send a
$200,000 walking trail through Freeholder Alexander Mirabella said
STATE TOUTS FLEXIBILITY IN METHODS Ashbrook Reservation in Scotch funding for the trail would come
letter to state Commissioner Robert
Shinn detailing how the process went
Plains. from the state and private sources. down. One local official suggested
School-to-Work Plan on Schedule Weve been trying to get this for
years, in Ashbrook, Mayor Joan
Papen claimed. Wed like to be in on
The Reservation also borders
Edison and Clark Townships. Re-
portedly, some local officials ex-
that the county was looking to get
direct control of the licensing fees
connected with the department.
In Face of Some Local Opposition
the planning of this. pressed concern over the possibility Reportedly, the new Office of En-
Evidently, Freeholders moved to of scaring off wildlife in the Reserva- vironmental Health will deal with air
put the nature path through the 350- tion. and noise pollution, solid waste and
acre county-owned Reservation, Township officials alternately ques- hazardous materials.
volunteer activities, community ser- plan will be held before its adoption which is located primarily in Scotch tioned the county takeover of the Other council business included
By JEANNE WHITNEY
Specially Written for The Times vice, paid or unpaid employment, or next year. Plains, without notifying the town- Union County Regional Environmen- pursuit of a plan to eliminate the
While the deadline for implemen- school-based enterprises have on stu- John Patella, a spokesman for the ship. tal Health Commission. Chairman of lowest responsible bidder clause
tation draws closer, area educators dents academic and personal devel- NJSBA confirmed, We want to be a Mayor Papen explained that the the Commission, Andrew Snyder, from municipal contract require-
increasingly express concern over opment. part of the process in defining the township originally turned over the indicated that he had not discussed, ments. Council members claimed that
the New Jersey Department of Reportedly, Dr. Foley endorsed the regulations. We will be conveying wetlands property to the county with with the Freeholders, the virtual dis- the state mandate over using the low-
Educations School-to-Work Initia- importance of preparing students for the concerns of local districts, to the the stipulation that it be made into a solution of the Commission before est bid caused problems.
tive adopted as part its Core Cur- future careers. Dr. Foley said he hopes state. recreation facility. the change. CONTINUED ON PAGE 10
riculum standards two years ago. that the high school, in particular,
Fights, Five Arrests at Terrill Road Nightclub
The initiative requires not less will be able to maintain the basic
than one day per week or the equiva- philosophy which underscores the
lent of work-related activities from importance of a liberal arts educa-
tion, and balance that philosophy
After Superior Court Injunction Allows Opening
students, in order to graduate from
high school. Some have interpreted with the intrusive requirements of
this as requiring only four days per the state.
week be dedicated to academic sub- Last month, Westfield High School
jects. Principal Dr. Robert G. Petix com- By JEANNE WHITNEY Township police indicated that reportedly feature dee-jays from popu- location for over 40 years. In the
Westfield Superintendent of mented on the sate School-to-Work Specially Written for The Times more bouncers were in evidence lar New York City nightclubs. same report, a lawyer for the owners
Schools Dr. William J. Foley attacked plan, saying, This will be a crucial The parking lot of a Scotch Club outside the club when it opened last According to a recent Star-Ledger said, We hope to reach an amicable
the mandate last month, saying, How year for us because the state code is nightclub on the border of Plainfield Thursday night. report, the Ricciutti family has oper- resolution and...avoid the necessity
can we be expected to meet our re- being rewritten so extensively and in was the site of five arrests last Thurs- The club was fined $2,000 in May ated a club at the same Terrill Road of continuing litigation.
quirements in just four days? It is such a revolutionary way. Its effects day night when fights erupted out- after fire officials were unable to
taking the notion of preparing kids will be profound and enduring in this side at closing time, 2 a.m. No weap- bring an ambulance through the park-
and carrying it to some level of absur- school and on education in this state. ons were involved, according to po- ing lot to the club door. The estab-
dity. The New Jersey School Boards lice, although one suspect went to the lishment was required to designate a
In an August 6 letter made public Associations July/August issue of hospital with a broken jaw. fire lane near the entrance.
from Director of the State Office of its publication, School Leader, writes, Lonnie Askew, 26, of Orange was Police officials said they did not
School-to-Career and College Initia- NJSBA supports student instruc- charged with fighting and obstruction of know of any violations involving
tion in skills that make it possible for justice. Shabazz McCoy, 27, Louis Th-
tives, Dr. Thomas A. Henry stated, I ompson, 24 and Jason Lacroix, 25, all of
underage drinking at the club.
dont know why so many people are them to take their places as workers Reportedly, several weeks ago,
in society. Further, we view learning Plainfield, were charged with fighting as
misquoting [the code] and insisting was Clark Lang, 20, of Union. police temporarily shut down a
that it is one day within the five-day experiences in the workplace as op- The busy nightspot, Club Malibu, doughnut shop across from the
school week. Our intention is to al- portunities for developing work eth- on Terrill Road near the intersection Malibu until large numbers of after-
low flexibility so that the student, ics and attitudes necessary for hold- of Route 22, remained open last hours customers from the nightclub
their parents and the district can ing a job. Thursday after Scotch Plains fire of- dispersed from its parking lot. Other
decide what is the most appropriate The NJSBA indicated, however, it ficials ordered the club closed last 24-hour eateries in Plainfield have
experience for each student. did not support career choices being week for 30 days, and fined club drawn big crowds in the early morn-
In the letter, written to Superinten- required from high school students owner Frank Ricciutti, $5,000. Fire ing hours after the club closes and
dent Dr. Carol B. Choye of the Scotch as early as 11th grade. inspectors said they found 150 people police report car windows broken
Plains-Fanwood school district and Reportedly, the state code also re- milling around outside the club, and bottles being thrown.
later made public, Dr. Henry went on quires career awareness and explora- which holds 600. Friday nights at the Malibu are
to say, This particular proposal is tion activities for students in kinder- Before a Superior Court injunction
garten through eighth grade. reserved for teens and a club tele-
founded on the significant research came down late Thursday afternoon, phone recording claimed security is
that shows the positive effects that Hearings on the School-to-Work allowing the club to stay open, town- iron tight. Chief OBrien said po-
ship police said they would arrest lice are usually in the neighborhood
INDEX club owner Ricciutti if he attempted as well, when the club is open, pri-
Jeanne Whitney for The Times
County .......... Page 2 Mountainside Page 2 Social ............ Page 6 PARTY DOWN...Malibu, a nightclub on Terrill Road in Scotch Plains, re-
to open the club that night. A court marily as a deterrent. mained open last week under a court injunction after township fire officials shut
Editorial ........ Page 4 Obituaries ..... Page 9 Sports ............ Page 11 hearing is scheduled for Friday, Sep- The club is open for business on it down for 30 days the previous week. Five arrests were made outside the club
Religious ....... Page 10 tember 25, on the fire code violation. Thursdays through Saturdays, and last Thursday, August 27.
Page 10 Thursday, September 3, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION
School Bd. Members Object POLICE BLOTTER
To School-to-Work Plan TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 FRIDAY, AUGUST 28
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 • A resident of Jersey Avenue re- • Simeon Noel Jeune, 19, of Roselle
ported that a car was damaged with a key was arrested and charged with obstruc-
He said, Isnt one of the values Counselors worked with 550 stu- during the night while it was parked on tion of justice, authorities said, after he
of volunteering the fact that it is dents during the 1997-98 school the roadway. allegedly refused to identify himself and
voluntary? Dont we want kids to year. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26 became loud and disruptive while police
serve because they want to, not The board also approved a Sub- • A John Street resident reported a were investigating a report of rocks being
because theyre being forced to? stance Abuse Treatment & Edu- home burglary in which someone gained thrown at a vehicle from another car.
The boards Public Information cation Grant in the amount of entrance through a basement window SATURDAY, AUGUST 29
Coordinator Kathleen Meyer, $17,600 for grades kindergarten and removed a television. • A bicycle was reported stolen from
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 a residence on Church Street. It was later
speaking as a citizen of Scotch through fourth for the 1998-99 • A bicycle was reported stolen from recovered by Fanwood police during an
Plains, was the lone positive voice school year. a Country Club Lane residence. investigation in their jurisdiction.
in the discussion. During the meeting, Business • Police reported that various objects SUNDAY, AUGUST 30
On July 30, a strategic plan was Administrator/Board Secretary in the Lenape Way area were defaced • Police reported that a pool house on
approved that says this district val- Matthew A. Clarke announced that with graffiti. Breezy Court was broken into, but nothing
ues initiative and creativity, she the modular classrooms at J. • A resident of Donamy Glen re- in the building appears to have been taken.
said. To say that Im disappointed Ackerman Coles School received ported finding his alarm and a base- • Authorities revealed that a customer
at the boards reaction would be an a certificate of occupancy on Au- ment window tampered with. Entry left without paying for gasoline at a Terrill
understatement. gust 27. Modular classrooms at was not gained. Road service station.
Dave Zinman of Fanwood dis- School One and Evergreen School
EXCELLENCE IN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES...Overlook Hospi-
tal, Summit, recently honored members of local first aid and rescue squads for
If it looks like totalitarianism
were scheduled for inspections this
their outstanding contributions to emergency medical services during its Second
Annual Excellence in Emergency Medical Services Awards Dinner held this
and smells like totalitarianism, it
is totalitarianism, he said. I urge
It was announced that the Fa-
cilities and Enrollment Task Force
spring. Recipients of the Emergency Medical Technician Excellence Awards, the board to fight the codifica- is scheduled to meet this evening,
left to right, are: back row, Lieutenant Lathey Wirkus, Township of Union tion. for a recap of the summers sub- WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19 from the intersection of La Grande Av-
Volunteer Emergency Medical Service; Edward Ransom, Callmens Emergency • A 17-year-old Plainfield resident enue and Staggard Place.
Unit in Union; Harold C. Hill, Scotch Plains Volunteer Rescue Squad; Richard In other business, the board ap- committee activities.
proved a yearly contract with Re- Regardless of what the task force was arrested and charged with burglary FRIDAY, AUGUST 28
A. Jackson, Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad, and Dan Luna, Warren Town- and theft in connection with a break-in • James Lofton, 28, of Plainfield was
ship Rescue Squad; front row, John Miksch, Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer solve Community Counseling Cen- ultimately recommends, Superin- arrested and charged with obstruction for
which occurred at a Burns Way home in
First Aid Squad; Gloria Simpson, Springfield First Aid Squad, and Edward ter, Inc. in the amount of $127,100. tendent of Schools Dr. Carol B. July, according to police. allegedly giving false information and
Schmelz, Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Not pictured are William Thirty-thousand dollars of the Choye announced that no major The suspect, who allegedly stole a identification to a police officer during a
Cooper, Chatham Emergency Squad; Paul Vickery, Summit First Aid Squad; annual fee is funded by grant changes will take place by Sep- bicycle and tools from the home, was motor vehicle stop on Terrill Road, au-
money. tember, 1999. transported to the Juvenile Detention thorities said.
Fanwood Rescue Squad Plans
The contract between the dis- Enrollment for the start of the Center in Elizabeth, authorities said. The suspect, who police said was also
trict and Resolve to provide indi- 1998-1999 school year, beginning • A juvenile reported being assaulted wanted on warrants out of Plainfield,
vidual and group counseling ser- this Wednesday, September 8, is by two other youths at La Grande Park, South Plainfield and Highland Park, was
Exhibit for 50th Anniversary vices to district students and their up to 4,350 about 50 students according to police. Complaints have turned over to Plainfield authorities,
families was first enacted in 1983. over last year. been signed against the juveniles who Fanwood police confirmed.
allegedly committed the assault, authori- • Jon Campbell, 20, of North
ties said. Plainfield and Justin Browne, 19, of
FANWOOD This year, the 36-member organization is staffed SATURDAY, AUGUST 22 Piscataway were charged with underage
Fanwood Volunteer Rescue Squad entirely by volunteers, and depends
Fanwood Planning Board • Jason Tucker, 19, of Scotch Plains, possession of alcohol on Terrill Road,
is celebrating its 50th anniversary on donations from community resi- along with two juveniles, were charged according to police. Both suspects were
of service to the community. dents for its survival. with causing criminal mischief for alleg- released on their own recognizance.
Grants Approval to Chelsea
edly breaking windows at a Terrill Road SATURDAY, AUGUST 29
Formed in 1948 by members of It responds annually to approxi- business, authorities said. • Carl Simpson of Scotch Plains and
the Fanwood Fire Company, the mately 525 calls for emergency aid, Tucker was released on his own recog- Damar Shannon of New Brunswick,
and provides other non-emergency CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 nizance. The juveniles, one a 15 year old both 18, and a 16-year-old Scotch Plains
services as well. from North Plainfield and the other a 17 resident were each charged with posses-
The Rescue Squad has invited dent senior living residences, with Paul Adison, an architect with year old from Scotch Plains, were re- sion of two bicycles, police said.
Fanwood residents to visit their six additional units designated for Kanalstein, Danton and Johns of leased to the custody of their parents, One of the bicycles had been stolen
assisted living. The revised plan Cherry Hill, exhibited the floor according to police. from Scotch Plains and the other had
planned exhibit during Fanny Wood THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 been taken in Fanwood. The suspects
Day on Sunday, September 27. approved by the board last week plans for the proposed building,
provides 31 units for senior hous- which will feature a combination of • A street sign was reported stolen were released on their own recognizance.
Volunteers will be on hand to
ing and 15 for assisted living. one- and two-bedroom units. He
display their brand new ambulance, Once the second building is fin- also produced a computer-gener-
and will present a pictorial history
of the past 50 years.
ished, The Chelseas twin facilities ated illustration for the board show- Recent Home Sales
will extend from 277 to 295 South ing how the facility would impact
Avenue. Kathy Ryan, Executive Di- the site.
rector at The Chelsea at Fanwood, Professional planner Susan SCOTCH PLAINS Rohan Douglas to Dean and Judith
Cannonball House told The Times on Monday the new
facility would likely be completed
Gruel, who had discussed the grow-
ing need for senior housing and
Carole Urbach to John and Cheryl
Wilkinson, 3 Indian Run, $270,000.
Mouckas, 2044 Newark Avenue,
To be Open Sunday around the spring or early summer assisted living facilities during the
Planning Boards June meeting,
Guy Buonpane, Sr. to Michael and
Jayne Tsipas, 2264 Sunrise Court,
Stephen Buell to Hubert Chemla, 11
Oxford Road, $345,000.
of next year.
SCOTCH PLAINS The Board members rendered their described the proposal as an in- $190,000. Peter Neumann to David Frick and
Osborn Cannonball House, lo- decision following approximately herently beneficial use of the prop- Susan Kobliska, 326 Jerusalem Road,
cated at 1840 Front Street in
90 minutes of testimony from four erty. Councilmans Family $155,000.
William Feury to Satish and Snehal
Thirteen- Scotch Plains, will be open to witnesses called by Chelsea attor- She noted that the anticipated
year-old Falyn Marsella of Scotch visitors this Sunday, September Escorts Miss NJ to 1998 Tamhankar, 2111 Algonquin Drive,
ney Brian Burns. building, which will have 87 park- $268,000.
Plains attended Stagedoor Manor, a 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. ing spaces, represents a very low- Miss America Contest
theater camp in the Catskills, this The Chelsea sought several vari- William Davis to Natalie and Martha
The Historical Society of ances from the board in connection intensity, quiet use, with low park- Klufas, 1710 Cooper Road, $195,000.
summer. Youngsters age 8 to 17 In a little over two weeks from now
Scotch Plains and Fanwood with the application, including one ing demands and traffic volume, • Dave Ray to Peggy Greene, 218
spend three weeks rehearsing 11 maintains the old salt box farm on Saturday, September 19, this years
shows, which are then performed for permitting the building to stand 45 and not a lot of on-site activity. Miss New Jersey, Stephanie Ferrari, Myrtle Avenue, $145,500.
house, built circa 1760, as a feet high exceeding the 35 feet Mrs. Gruel said The Chelsea has • James Sangiacomo to William and
the public either at one of Stagedoors will compete for the Miss America title
five theaters or at one of the nearby museum. permitted under borough zoning also proposed significant architec- Christine Purcell, 414 Warren Street,
Costumed docents will give in Atlantic City. $154,000.
Catskills resorts. Among the regulations. tural and landscaping measures to During the contest events, Miss
Stagedoor alumni who later found tours of the house and surround- • Charles Carr to Ross and Tobi
The current four-story facility make the facility blend with the Ferrari will be accompanied as have Feldman, 2253 Westfield Avenue,
show business success are actresses ing gardens. There is no admis- houses 68 assisted living units, in- surrounding area.
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Mary sion charge. the last 12 Miss New Jerseys by the $205,000.
Stuart Masterson. cluding a second-floor Country Eugene Bellamy, Deputy Chief of wife of Scotch Plains Councilman Rob- • Douglas Lange to Michaeline
Cottage section for residents af- Fanwoods Fire Prevention Bureau, ert Johnston, Sally Johnston. Hamilton, 24 Burnham Court, $165,500.
flicted with dementia who cannot voiced concern about whether the Mrs. Johnston will join Miss New • Sumit Roy to Srikant and Chandrika
Donations of Used Automobiles easily mix with the rest of the
fire department would have suffi-
cient access to the front of the new
Jersey as her chaperone, for five days in
Disney World, in Florida, as part of the
Mukerjee, 2668 Deer Path, $277,500.
• Joseph Ciufia, Sr. to Michael Ciufia,
218 Scotland Street, $168,000.
Chelsea representative Leonard building, noting that Post Office cus- pre-contest activities.
Can Help Kidney Foundation Hirschhorn said the 15 assisted liv-
ing units on the new buildings
tomers currently park their vehicles
along that section of the street.
From there, they will fly a chartered
plane to Atlantic City on Labor Day,
Michael Tierney to Richard and Robin
Gasson, 14 Shady lane, $294,000.
The National Kidney Foundation research, treatment, and cure of kid- fourth floor would also be a Coun- He mentioned the possible desig- according to the Miss America contest
Donald Campbell to Danny and
of New York and New Jersey is ask- ney, urological, and hypertensive dis- try Cottage setting. nation of a fire zone in front of the schedule. Catherine Prelusky, 132 Vinton Circle,
ing people to donate their used cars eases for more than 50 years. He also revealed that each build- planned facility. Such a measure Mrs. Johnstons involvement in the $222,500.
to help the organization. Donors may The foundation receives no gov- ing would be equipped with an el- would have to be pursued through event began years earlier with Union Scott Higgins to Gwenn
qualify for a tax deduction for the fair ernment funding and relies solely on evator which could easily accom- the New Jersey Department of County pageants that were sponsored Simmermacher, 96 Madison Avenue,
market value of their car. the public and corporate sector for modate stretchers a key concern Transportation, however, since by the Jaycees, according to her hus- $206,000.
The foundation will arrange to the support of its programs. among board members since stretch- South Avenue is a state highway. band, Councilman Johnston. William Kawaskis to Michael
transport donors used cars free of For more information, please call ers do not fit comfortably into the The new building, like its prede- Over the past several years, Miss Rancourt and Julie Evans, 184 Vinton
charge, and will send donors a letter the National Kidney Foundation of present buildings elevator. cessor, will be in compliance with I- New Jersey has addressed the Scotch Circle, $199,500.
acknowledging their gift. Gifts of real New York and New Jersey at (800) Mr. Hirschhorn stated that, in 2 code (institutional use) regula- Plains Council in a public meeting. • Marilyn Suter to Brian Garbinski,
estate and construction equipment are 63-DONATE. addition to a Wellness Director who tions, which cover construction and Miss Ferrari is a Glen Rock resident. 65 Midway Avenue, $134,000.
accepted by the foundation as well. Information filed with the Attor- will oversee the entire building, the fire safety issues at places such as
Donors may consult their tax advi- ney General concerning this chari- new facility will have a full-time nursing homes and assisted living
sors for details pertinent to their spe-
The National Kidney Foundation
table solicitation may be obtained
from the Attorney General of the
State of New Jersey by calling (973)
licensed practical nurse to super-
vise the Country Cottage section,
which he said would provide proper
facilities, Chelsea officials main-
Planning Board Chairman Gre-
Jeffrey Bloch Helps Uncover
of New York/New Jersey is a volun-
tary, not-for-profit health organiza-
tion which has been dedicated to the
504-6215. Registration with the At-
torney General does not imply en-
security measures for the special
Rocco Palmieri, an engineer and
gory S. Cummings read a report
from the boroughs Environmental
Commission which expressed con-
Science Wonders at Institute
Vice President of Schoor DePalma cern that the building will tower SCOTCH PLAINS Jeffrey A. Now in its 32nd year, Operation
in Parsippany, reviewed a dozen over the neighboring Post Office Bloch, the son of Ricardo and Catapult offers students a hands-on
revisions which were made to the and detract from the boroughs sub- Remedios Bloch of Scotch Plains, learning experience at Rose-
applicants site plan. urban image. was among 105 senior high school Hulman, which specializes in engi-
The Chelsea will assume respon- Board members, after weighing students from 34 states and the Dis- neering and science education. Par-
sibility for maintaining a storm drain the testimony and various concerns trict of Columbia who completed sci- ticipants are challenged to resolve
easement along the easterly side of surrounding The Chelsea proposal, entific and engineering projects this problems in areas dealing with
the property; create a walkway lead- concurred that the positives of the summer during Operation Catapult chemistry; electrical, mechanical
ing to the rear entrance of the facil- planned facility outweighed any at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Tech- and civil engineering, and computer
ity, add a connection enabling the negative aspects. nology in Terre Haute, Indiana. science.
fire department to hook into the Board Vice Chairman Jack Jeffrey, a student at Scotch Plains- Beginning July 12, student teams
buildings sprinkler system, install Molenaar noted that the facility Fanwood High School, was part of a worked on their projects over a three-
a water line and fire hydrant at the was exactly where it should be team which researched, designed and week period. They also got an early
ROAD RACE PARTNERS...David Trumpp, left, and Wilfred Coronato, Re- back of the building, and extend a from a planning perspective, add- built a device which hurled a Frisbee look at college life by attending lec-
publican candidates for Fanwood Borough Council, showed their support for fence around the perimeter of the ing that it would also be aestheti- more than 15 feet without human tures by Rose-Hulman faculty and
CONTACT We Care by participating in the organizations 5K road race on parking lot, among other provisions, cally pleasing and would bring control. living in a residence hall.
August 22. Mr. Coronato ran the race and Mr. Trumpp assisted as a race
marshal for the annual event. Mr. Palmieri explained. people to the downtown.
Township Council Critical
Of Freeholders Decisions
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1
Officials cited the townships dis- Earlier this year, the council ap-
covery earlier this year that two own- proved the street name change at the
ers of a company awarded a $1.7 request of Congregation Beth Israel.
million township sewer contract were The temple is the only address on the
awaiting sentencing on bid-rigging street.
convictions. Area neighbors challenged the
Mayor Papen called the lowest- name change at the time of the
bidder mandate obsolete. Adding public hearing but were unable to
that, It hurts the towns, now. sway a majority of the council in
The Mayor recommended lobby- delaying a vote. Some neighbors
ing the League of Municipalities and objected to traffic from temple ac-
state legislators to rescind the re- tivities and a pay telephone in the
quirements. temple parking lot, that attracted
loiterers. BUDDING ENGINEER Jeffrey Bloch of Scotch Plains, right, helps teammate
In other business, the council said Michael Morita of Sunnyvale, California, put the finishing touches on their
it received a petition from neighbors The council noted Tuesday, that Frisbee Thrower project during the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technologys
in the Kramer Manor neighborhood, the telephone had been removed from Operation Catapult. The team researched, designed and constructed a device
asking that the street name be changed the lot, and a meeting was scheduled which hurled a Frisbee more than 15 feet without human control. Operation
back to Cliffwood Street from Sha- between the neighbors and temple Catapult, conducted July 12 to 31, allowed high school students to explore their
lom Way. leaders, as promised. interests in science and engineering.
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Officials and Residents Confront Freeholders Withdraw Ordinance
Shortage on Mountainside Squad For Medical Waste Treatment Ctr.
By PAUL J. PEYTON which they claimed will be released Mr. DeCaprio said a microbiolo-
By KIMBERLY A. BROADWELL needed surgery and would be out for six it would be shared with the public and Specially Written for The Westfield Leader and The Times
Specially Written for The Westfield Leader and The Times months instead. members of the community would be upon incineration of the medical gist will be on-site to monitor the
The Union County Board of Cho- waste, since plastics would be con- treatment process. He explained that
Not even standing room was available He noted that two additional volunteers given an opportunity to comment. sen Freeholders has withdrawn an
Monday night during a special meeting were recently lost when one moved out of Borough Attorney, John Post reminded tained within the waste. Earth Care would be the first com-
called by Mayor Robert F. Viglianti to the area and another took a daytime job. audience members that the agenda com- ordinance which, if approved, would Several speakers charged that the mercial facility of its kind in the
address manpower shortages within the He added that other daytime volun- prised a work session and not a meeting have paved the way for construction board was considering the Earth Care state.
boroughs emergency service units. teers were college students who would for public input, adding that if we have of a medical waste treatment center facility in order to guarantee waste Hopefully, if we can bring the
Members of the boroughs police and be returning to class this month. a long series of comments, then we will in the City of Linden. flow into the county incinerator in costs down, no one will be incinerat-
fire departments, the rescue squad and the Mr. Carson also reported that requests frustrate the purpose of the meeting. The proposed $6.5 million, 12,000- Rahway. The UCUA recently signed ing (medical waste) anymore, he
governing body were joined by a large which went out to borough residents in a Ms. Benninger said residents could square-foot facility, to be operated by a long-term lease on the burner with said, noting that locally, Rahway
turnout of residents concerned with the newsletter generated one volunteer. address specific questions concerning the Earth Care Systems of South
future of these services in their community. Rescue Squad President Maggi rescue squad at an Open House which Ogden Martin Systems of Union, Hospital incinerates its waste on-
Plainfield, has gained the approval Inc., which built the facility, in order site.
According to the Mayor, the meeting Benninger stated that a series of three was scheduled to be held last night, of the Linden Zoning and Planning
was a work session for members of the tapes, which have aired on Channel 35, Wednesday, September 2. to keep the burner financially afloat. In responding to opponents of the
emergency teams to discuss possible so- was made in an attempt to recruit new After the meeting, Mr. Schmedel com- Boards and the City Council, as well William T. Fidurski of Clark, facility, Freeholder Lewis Mingo, Jr.
lutions to the most urgent problem at members. She added that to date, six mented that, we have not seen any pub- as the Union County Utilities Au- Chairman of the Arthur Kill Coali- said he plans to vote his conscience
present, which is the lack of daytime press releases have also gone out to try licity, nor have there been any letters to thority (UCUA). tion and the Clark Environmental should the matter come before the
volunteers to man the Mountainside Res- and increase the organizations ranks. us, about the squads Open House. Stating the board had more ques- Commission and a retired senior board again.
cue Squad. For several years, the squad has sought He also stated that the squad was not tions concerning the facility, to be health investigator for the United Freeholder Scutari added that the
At the beginning of the meeting, a to remedy a lack of coverage by offering using effective means to get their needs built on Tremley Point Road, Free- States Public Health Service, said the board has to decide based on the
four-page letter was read for members of a $35 per call stipend to those Emergency known. holder Vice Chairman Nicholas P.
the public, to inform residents of the Medical Service workers who give 12 Mr. Schmedel commented that he felt facility in essence is a containment testimony given both pro and con
Scutari, a Linden resident, withdrew facility for some of the most carcino- whether to approve in the future
events which led to the meeting and to hours or more of service per week. the Mayor was misleading the commu- the ordinance and referred it back to
update them on the solutions that are According to Mayor Viglianti, this nity about the exact status of the volun- genic organisms known to man. the building of the facility.
presently being discussed. has been an internal squad function, teer situation, adding that he felt the the utilities authority. He said there would be a greater We (the board) have to be the
The Mayor stated that because the which gets its funding from the council situation was not as bad as Mr. Viglianti The freeholders must authorize all level of safety if medical waste con- judges of the facts here, he said.
meeting was a work session only, it would (which is limited by law), the United had described it. new solid waste facilities before they taining communicable diseases were In passing a resolution favoring
not include audience participation. Fund and private donations. He also charged that the Mayor had can begin operating in the county. treated at the hospitals where it was the facility, the Linden City Council
He also said a letter would be sent to The Mayor, along with members of the not properly informed Mountainside citi- The withdrawal of the ordinance will generated. has said it would provide a substan-
all Mountainside residents explaining squad and the council, also created the idea zens as to specifics regarding the squad, require that it be reintroduced and As a health professional, this (the tial beneficial impact upon the City
what the councils final resolutions were, of having a clothing allowance for mem- such as how many calls go to the Brighton another hearing held by the Free-
as well as the costs involved. bers who meet a certain level of service, Gardens assisted living facility and medical waste treatment center) of Linden by offering free disposal
holders should the matter come be- scares me to death, he said. of residential medical waste to Lin-
The Mayor initially addressed what he as a way of increasing participation. ManorCare Health Services. fore the board again.
termed the least serious matter at this Also proposed was the concept of in- Councilman Ronald W. Romak stated Francis Janusz, a Fourth Ward City den residents, and payment of a
time, the Fire Department. creasing the stipend program to more that all efforts made by the governing We have asked that this go back to Councilman in Rahway, responded $750,000 host fee to the city.
He reported that at present the fire volunteers, with a guarantee they would body, Mayor and emergency teams were the UCUA. Im sure they will be that trucks heading to the proposed In other business, the board ap-
department has 29 members, noting that, earn at least minimum wage during a done in the best interest of having a number of hearings again, facility would come through West- proved a resolution requesting the
even with this low number of members, shift, even if there are no calls received. Mountainside. said Freeholder Chairman Daniel P. field, Cranford, Linden and Eliza- Port Authority of New York and
the fire department will be able to an- Ms. Benninger stated that many of the He added that Mr. Schmedel would Sullivan. There will be another pub- beth, as well as the rest of the munici- New Jersey notify the county of its
swer their calls. college students presently serving on the better serve the borough by working with lic hearing when there is a vote if palities in the county. intent to purchase property in the
He also stated that, through the mu- squad, who work for paid ambulance those who are trying to remedy the prob- there is a vote.
tual aid agreement with Springfield and services to help with college costs, said lem, instead of taking the time just to In an effort to persuade the board county.
Environmentalists showed up in not to approve the facility, opponents The board and county officials have
Westfield, Mountainside will not be faced they would help the borough if a paid criticize. full force at the meeting to protest the
with any less coverage than we have had program was in place, and if they could He concluded by saying he had served of the plan brought along Dr. Peter L. been critical of the fact that the Au-
in the past. look into taking night courses or working for 12 years on the rescue squad, and proposed treatment center. They DeFur, an Affiliate Associate Profes- thority has tax-exempt status in the
The Mayor also informed the public shifts during hours not spent in class. asked Mr. Schmedel how many years the voiced concerns that an accident could sor for the Center for Environmental county, and only pays $67,000 in
that, through meetings with Gary She indicated that there were presently latter had served. result in a spillage of medical waste Studies at Virginia Commonwealth annual lease payments to the City of
Cantagallo and Jay Kelk of the four or five students who were interested The Mayor stated that he felt the emer- and the possible spread of infectious University in Richmond, to speak on Elizabeth for the 2,000 acres the
Mountainside Fire Department, there has in this proposed new incentive program. gency services meetings should not be a diseases in the surrounding commu- their behalf. facility owns, including a portion of
been some valuable insight as to what According to Borough Administrator political issue. nities. Dr. DeFur explained that the medi- Newark International Airport and
may be needed to maintain and increase Gregory Bonin, meetings are currently He said that having been a member of Contrary to this belief, Richard
the Fire Companys membership. being scheduled with auditors and a la- the squad for 10 years and a Captain for cal waste stream includes food, pa- Port Elizabeth.
DeCaprio of Earth Care told The per, glass, wooden pallets, comput- The Authority is currently seeking
According to Mayor Viglianti, the two bor attorney to find out by law how and if eight, he feels that the rescue squad is as Westfield Leader and The Times
firemen said an increase to the firemens the incentive programs can be executed. sacred as motherhood and apple pie, and ers, tin cans and aluminum cans to purchase another 700 acres for
clothing allotment and other incentives A proposal was made by Borough Po- I get offended when people try to exploit Monday that the state has very strict materials that have been found in red expansion.
may be what is needed to maintain present lice Chief James Debbie, Jr. that Officer the squad for political gain. guidelines regarding the transporta- (medical) bags which are supposed The board also withdrew as the
staff and increase enrollment. Donald Amberg, who is trained as an He also maintained that the rescue tion and subsequent treatment of to contain just infectious medical lead agency in the multi-million dol-
The Mayor said that all incentive rec- emergency medical technician, and Ser- squad should never be put into a political medical waste. waste. lar Staten Island Railroad Rehabili-
ommendations will be discussed well be- geant Richard Weigel, who is fully trained type of position. He said all medical waste must be He said recyclable materials must tation project over concerns that the
fore the preparation of the 1999 budget. as a paramedic, would also be available The mayor noted the rescue squad double-bagged and boxed before it be separated from actual medical Freeholders economic development
For several years, I have indicated to assist the squad. presently has 16 members and that there can be shipped by state-licensed medi-
that both volunteer services needed more The Chief reported that these two of- are many legal questions which still need waste before going through the treat- goals are being ignored by the rail
cal waste truck operators. The waste, ment process. companies.
members, stated Mayor Viglianti. The ficers would be available on a full-time to be answered concerning an increase in which is then ground up and chlori-
ambulances themselves even carried basis to help out the squad. stipends and hourly wages.
Local Psychologist is Indicted
signs indicating the need for volunteers. He stated that it would be beneficial to Unfortunately, we are not the only nated, is turned into a confetti-type
According to Kit Carson, an active establish what he described as an Emer- town going through this type of crisis, substance which will probably be sent
rescue squad member for many years, the gency Service Unit, consisting of other he said. It is a state-wide problem. to a landfill.
emergency need for daytime volunteers
came on suddenly after the squad lost a
number of its members.
trained police personnel, to offer support
to the rescue squad.
In response to an inquiry by Scott R.
The Mayor added that a fully-paid
service for the borough would cost
$250,000 for Monday through Saturday
It (medical waste treatment) is
tracked very closely, Mr. DeCaprio
On Insurance Fraud Charges
Mr. Carson explained that one volun- Schmedel of Deer Path as to when public coverage from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. He said waste will be delivered to A 50-year-old Westfield psycholo- with Cangelosis alleged efforts to
teer who recently broke her leg but was input would be accepted, Mayor Viglianti He concluded that this proposal was the facility from hospitals, doctors gist was indicted August 26 on insur- get former patients not to testify, or to
scheduled to come back found out she said that once a plan was put into place, not cost or response effective. and dentists offices. Much of this ance fraud charges in connection with testify falsely, about how he was paid
waste currently is sent out of New a scheme that involved the bilking of for his services.
Jersey. an insurance company. Cangelosi, who is currently in the
GREEL FEST Mr. DeCaprio emphasized that the
treated waste will not be sent to the
Union County Prosecutor Thomas
V. Manahan said Andrew Cangelosi
third year of a five-year suspension
from practice, is charged with sub-
Rahway garbage incinerator, as some has been named in a six-count indict- mitting phony insurance claims for
3X5 opponents of the facility had claimed.
Kerri Blanchard, a member of the
ment which alleges theft by decep-
tion of more than $3,000 from the
office visits that never occurred, and
with giving false statements to state
Concerned Citizens of Union County, Prudential Insurance Company, false investigators when they were check-
told the board last Thursday that the swearing in connection with an ad- ing on his licensing requirements.
facility will take in 85 percent of all ministrative hearing involving his The defendant, who faces up to
the medical waste generated in the license to practice, and four counts of five years in prison if convicted of the
state. witness tampering. charges, has appeared with his attor-
She and other environmentalists The last four counts, according to ney before Judge Joan Robinson Gross
cited their concerns over dioxin, Assistant Prosecutor Alan Silver, deal in Elizabeth, and entered a not guilty
plea to the allegations.
We charge he was, in essence,
making up visits to a psychology prac-
MERRYL LYNCH tice he operated from an office build-
ing on Broad Street in Westfield and
taking the insurance payments for
2X9 two different patients, Mr. Silver said.
Mr. Manahan said the investiga-
tion, conducted by Detective Bridget
Lawrence of the Special Prosecu-
tions Unit, revealed that the alleged
witness tampering took place in 1995
after the state began looking into
Cangelosis fitness to practice.
I TO EYE
A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, September 3, 1998 Page 3
Dear Westfield Resident,
My name is Norman Greco and I am running for Mayor of
Westfield. Please ask yourself, Have I had trouble or
concerns regarding the following?
Driving around town without success trying to find a
Conditions of our parks and fields
that are being maintained below
Completion of an addition or renovation to your
home because of Building Department delays.
Sub-standard conditions of town streets that have
gone uncorrected for months.
Town questions or concerns
which have gone unanswered
because no one responds to
WESTFIELD NEEDS A MAYOR WHO WILL ADDRESS
AND SOLVE THESE VERY IMPORTANT PLATFORM
ISSUES WITH A COMMON SENSE APPROACH.
AS MAYOR I WILL:
Call for a town referendum regarding the approval of a parking deck,
placing the decision in the residents hands.
Create a Parks & Fields Department to specifically maintain our parks
and ball fields, putting pride back into our town owned properties.
Streamline town services.
Insure that potholes are repaired within 7 days of being reported on our
new Pothole Hotline.
Be responsive to all residents.
Bring a business-like, common sense approach to government.
Realize the impact of any tax increase. I will strive to maintain a
reasonable tax level. Lastly, let me assure you that my platform issues
will not increase taxes.
I WILL BE THE MAYOR FOR ALL WESTFIELD RESIDENTS.
I WILL REPRESENT THE PEOPLE OF OUR TOWN,
NOT A POLITICAL PARTY.
ELECT NORMAN GRECO,
“The Correct Choice for Norman N. Greco
The Residents Candidate
You & The Town” (908) 233-7782
Paid for by Friends of Norman N. Greco for Mayor. Carol Greco, Treasurer, 171 Lincoln Road, Westfield, NJ 07090
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The Westfield Leader THE TIMES
of Scotch Plains – Fanwood
How Stella Got Her Groove Back:
— Established 1890 — — Established 1959—
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and the County of Union
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shirt or takes a shower in How Stella Got appeal. Heck she doesnt look any- Dwight Eisenhower suggested a detente
Westfield, N.J. 07091 Scotch Plains, N.J. 07076 between East and West. This French
Her Groove Back, the ladies in the audi- where near 40, and she attracted a man
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P. O. Box 250, Westfield, New Jersey 07091 ber romance their hearty stamp of ap- these difficulties that vex mere mortals
proval. As a soft-core dalliance packaged stood in the way of the romantic des- The word detente originally described
in picture-perfect tones, and only on that tiny that will ultimately complete her? several mechanical devices including
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY BY WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. the catch, or part of a crossbow that
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youre looking for meaning, message and writer Ron Bass really wanted to add sile. The political sense of detente is a
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reality, rent Brief Encounter (1945). dramatic conflict befitting their fea- relaxing or easing of tensions between
Suzette F. Stalker Jeanne Whitney David B. Corbin The convivial yet mediocre romance ture-length myth, they might have ar- nations. Its origin is the Latin word
ASSISTANT EDITOR REPORTER SPORTS saga about a 40-year-old stockbroker ranged some formidable intervention destendre, which literally means to re-
Joanna B. Marsh Richard P. Murray Karen M. Hinds (Angela Bassett) and the 20-year-old from Mount Olympus. Just how does lease.
MARKETING DIRECTOR MARKETING REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE MANAGER beach god (Mr. Diggs as Winston Stella get her groove back? I doubt she Detente becomes especially meaning-
Shakespeare) she meets whilst on va- ever really lost it. ful when one considers it in the context
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One-year subscription in county – $20 • Out-of-county – $24 • One-year college (September to May) – $16 moment of genuiness, but the film How Stella Got Her Groove Back, by todays high-technology warfare.
makes no bones about its seductive rated R, is a 20th Century Fox release There can be no more lofty a meaning for
ambitions. Time was, a strong femi- detente than to relax tensions between
Serving on Rescue Squad Can Be Rewarding nine libido could only be justified
when tied to some elaborate tale of
directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan and
stars Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs and
Whoopi Goldberg. Running time: 99
nations and, thereby, to prevent the un-
thinkable: the release of atomic missiles
undying love. How Stella Got Her by nations against each other.
Regardless of Whether Incentives Are Offered
Groove Back is in the bold business of
delivering vicarious, albeit polite, sen- SPECIAL GUEST COLUMN
Our local region has been made a better place to live
thanks to the dedication of folks from the communi-
dollars would be prohibitive.
Neighboring towns face similar situations. West-
suality with little pretense and even
Wrapped in pretty travelogue tones,
Reliance on Property Taxes
ties we serve. Residents frequently participate in
everything from events sponsored by the Parent-
field presently has sufficient volunteers to handle
calls during daytime hours but, like other communi-
director Kevin Rodney Sullivans first
film tells its tale in simple terms. Based
Continues to Be Unfair System
Teacher Associations to clubs and organizations such ties, can always use extra manpower. Scotch Plains on novelist Terry McMillans semi-auto- By Bud Boothe
as the Rotary and historical associations, as well as biographical experience, the follow up to
senior citizens have helped beef up their townships her Waiting To Exhale continues its so-
donating time to their local volunteer rescue squads squad, while Clark and Springfield have been forced The Westfield Leader has undertaken These realities, not cost of living figures,
ciological survey of high-achieving, an ambitious project explaining prop- lead to budgets and taxes.
and fire departments. to hire paid personnel to ensure their squads have middle class black women. A mover and erty taxes and related budgets to its Governments do not buy much food or
In the age of the two-parent working families, time available personnel. shaker in San Franciscos version of Wall readers. other principal CPI (Consumer Price In-
Street, Miss Bassetts Stella is a super- All too frequently these complex, con- dex) components.
has become a premium. One area that has suffered the As a community with a large senior citizen popula- mom as well as a devoted athlete. But tentious and unpleasant subjects emerge The amount of each budget town,
most from lack of expendable hours is volunteerism. tion, Mountainside has traditionally relied on volun- details of why her marriage failed are only in a cascade of political charges, school and county that has to be raised
This is especially evident when it comes to emergency teers from a number of surrounding communities few, and the suddenly uncharacteristic which attempt to reduce the most diffi- by property taxes is divided by the total
services, which brings us to the situation in such as Westfield and Springfield to serve on its impulse to leave her workaholic torment cult of subjects to a single paragraph or ratables. The results are three rates, ex-
for a few days in paradise is never quite 10 second bullet points. pressed on the tax bill as dollars per $100
Mountainside, where the borough is working fever- squad. Maybe this time borough residents will come explained. I hope the summertime publication of of assessed valuation, currently .63, 2.53
ishly to find volunteers to fill its nearly depleted forward to help their community. In any case, she goes, she sees, and she these articles gets the readership the and .80 dollars respectively, totaling
daytime squad. The boroughs fire department, although also need- is enamored of the young beefcake (or is topics deserve. $3.98 per $100, or $3,980 for a Westfield
he still calfcake?) who immediately The articles are very timely. A guber- house assessed at $100,000 (and prob-
At an emergency Borough Council meeting Mon- ing extra volunteers, currently has sufficient cover- natorial commission has been studying ably having a market value of around
claims her attention. At first uncertain
day night, officials looked at a number of incentives age. The municipality also receives assistance from how to react to Mr. Shakespeares amo-
the property tax and had hearings around $150,000).
to attract volunteers, such as granting $35-per-call Westfield, which has a paid department. the state; preliminary statements are out In other words, the need for property
rous advances, she consults Delilah, her and a full report is due this fall. Having tax funds, the bottom line of the budget
stipends to emergency service workers when they give It is our hope that members of our communities will best friend and traveling companion. lived with the budget and taxing process process, is the budget variable divided by
12 hours or more per week to the squad. come forward to offer their time to these invaluable Played by Whoopi Goldberg, whose char- for almost two decades, I am moved to a relatively constant total valuation.
acterizations rarely mince words, Delilah add a few comments that may be of Spending (and available other income)
State legislators are considering a number of ways services. Perhaps local college students, self-em- tells her girlfriend exactly what to do in importance or interest. decisions drive the tax rate, not the other
to encourage more people to volunteer, including ployed workers and senior citizens can spare a few no uncertain terms. Her two-word an- First off, the big bullet is school taxes. way around.
offering tax breaks, exemptions from jury duty, and a hours during the week. While incentives might attract swer alone could easily account for the You made the point that about two-thirds Every municipality has its own history
pension fund for those who put in 10 or more years on movies R-rating. of Westfield taxes (ditto Scotch Plains- of assessing Newark for example last
individuals to inquire about volunteering, there is no Minor bickering accompanies the Fanwood and most like suburban com- did a revaluation over 40 years ago, so
a squad. monetary figure that can match the feeling volunteers whirlwind romance, yet its obvious the munities) go to support the school sys- how low are the assessed values on its
Regarding the option of a fully-paid service to get when they save a life or comfort a family member screenwriters are merely trying to manu- tem. books? Thus, comparing tax rates among
cover the municipality, the Borough Council deter- during an emergency. We hope this call for volunteers facture legitimacy for the romantic chi- More important perhaps, area resi- municipalities is meaningless without
mera by sprinkling it with a dash of dents pay almost 90 per cent of the cost resort to a county-level process, equal-
mined that the annual cost of a quarter of a million does not go unanswered. realistic adversity. A visit to Winstons of running these systems - federal and ization, which evens out valuations for
parents, well-to-do island Brahmins, state aid is minimal these days. the purpose of sharing fairly the cost of
ratchets up the tension a tad when Mom By contrast, local taxes pay a fraction county government.
Deadlines of school cost, in the 30 impacted dis- Returning to budgeting, at the town
Letters to the Editor General News - Friday 4pm
Weekend Sports - Monday 12pm
Shakespeares hoity-toity cattiness
causes Stella to second-guess her cradle
tricts we read about in stories about
Jerseys urban schools. And if you go to
level, there are many no choices items.
For example, the library enjoys a unique
Classifieds - Tuesday 2pm robbing ways. But she survives it. And a low school population area, like shore status by law the council must appro-
SPFEA Questions School Boards How To Reach Us
since Winston isnt exactly sure if hes
going to follow in his doctor dads voca-
communities, the school system cost is
the smallest part of the tax bill, not the
priate a formula-driven amount around
$1.1 million currently.
tional footsteps, taking off with Stella to
Spending on Litigation Expenses E-Mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone - (908) 232-4407 live in her posh Bay Area home seems a
This ties into my most frequent com-
For the library. No other town function
has this status police, fire and public
On January 11, 1996 the Scotch Plains- which reinstated the arbitrators original Mail-PO Box 250, Westfield 07091 plaint while serving as mayor the works could be cut to nothing under the
Fanwood Superintendent of Schools or- award. PO Box 368, Scotch Plains 07076 Once happily ensconced there, where rhetoric Westfield is a wealthy commu- law. Not the library. I am proud of our
dered all schools and offices to have a Barbara McGuane, President of the In Person - 50 Elm St., Westfield of course Winston gets along phenom- nity, therefore... The invariable predi- library and love to read too, but...And is this
delayed opening. Association, said at the time, The board Drop-Box - at Nuts n Plenty enally well with Stellas sweet son, cate - reduced or no state aid. in line with our famous traditional home
Despite the Superintendents direction, attempts to take advantage of employees, 407 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains Quincy (Michael J. Pagan), the writers Sure, Westfield has many wealthy rule decision-making in New Jersey?
the Director of Special Services ordered and then spends thousands of dollars in try to roll another barrel at the title or at least well-off residents, but also lots Every year Town Hall opens up a bill
that the five secretaries in the Office of attorney fees, when a settlement to the characters shins. This time its trouble who do not meet that description, and from the state pension system for current
Submittal Formats denial of aid to our municipality hurts and retired employees, payable immedi-
Pupil Services (OPS) report to work at grievance would have cost nothing. Photos - B/W and Color on the job and a resultant career crisis,
their regular time on that day. The OPS After the board lost in the Appellate but again theres too much artificiality our fixed income residents, pensioners, ately, no arguments, no appeal. The bill
No Panoramic or Polaroid etc., whereas people in like financial has gyrated wildly year to year, bouncing
secretaries complied in spite of the haz- Court, to be financially prudent, the sec- Typed, not handwritten in the ploy. And then, just to make life
ardous driving conditions while all other retaries should have received the 90 min- really unfair, Delilah is hospitalized. circumstances in non-wealthy com- up and down by six figures.
employees had a delayed opening. Upper and lower case munities get the benefit of state (and Yet Westfields employee force
utes they were entitled to, which amount Yet more troubles to test Stellas wom-
The Association filed a grievance on to $75 each. As of July, according to the Need name & daytime phone federal) aid. One of many ways the reli- headcount has been stable and actually
anly mettle. As entertainment, the hog- ance on property taxes is so unfair.
behalf of these secretaries, in which it boards negotiator, the board may spend declined over the period. One would
For our complete editorial policies wash is passable. As drama, it is sec- The tax rate, and comparing the extent think that the bill would be more stable
claimed they were entitled to additional even more money on attorney fees to ond rate.
compensation for having had to report 90 have this matter heard by the Supreme request a copy of our Policy Guide of increase or decrease, is important in the and more predicable. I could never get an
The inherent problem is, Stella is an same municipality year to year, absent understandable explanation of this phe-
minutes earlier than all other district Court.
employees. This is only one example of how tax reassessment or revaluation or some other nomenon; I cannot believe corporate
An arbitrator found in favor of the dollars are needlessly being spent by the extraordinary event. Comparing tax rates America gets pension bills oscillating
secretaries and directed that they were Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Educa- HUNG UP!! between municipalities is apples and or- like ours do.
entitled to receive 90 minutes of com- tion. Are you being represented by fis- anges, unless the county equalization pro- Pension costs is a major unknowable
pensation time. The Board of Education
went to court and the award of the arbi-
cally responsible members of the Board
Giving Silent Treatment cess is used. Boothe, talk English.
The Westfield tax rate is the total of
in the budget process (and our tax bills)
down to the last minute.
trator was vacated.
The Association then appealed to the Ginny Ogrodnick
Prolongs Abuse, Stress three quotients. The denominator (on the
bottom) is the total assessed valuation of
The reserve for uncollected taxes is a
frequent political football. Lost in the
Appellate Division of the Superior Court SPFEA Action Committee By Milt Faith, Executive Director all property in Westfield. This increases pileup is the reality that the town is the
modestly each year as new properties are guarantor to pay every penny in the ap-
Township Resident Urges People to Attend Youth and Family Counseling Service added to the tax rolls.
The assessed valuation is what all
proved school and county budgets. If, tax
payments falter, the town has to find the
property town-wide was worth when the money - even by short-term borrowing,
Bd. of Adj. Meeting on Park Place Diner An abused adult writes:
I am the product of an abusive home
One person wrote: These people tell
it as it is. The trouble with you people in tax assessor last did (1981) a tape mea- which some municipalities have had to
ernment level, to get approval for his situation and I want to give a message to the mental health field is that you pussy- sure and clipboard inspection (revalua- do for various reasons.
In recent years, the town officials and tion) of every property. That was super-
residents of Scotch Plains have stressed Drug Fair in our residentially zoned area. your readers. My parents did not fight; foot around confronting someone with As the August 20 Leader article noted,
Mr. Fillapatos personal gain should my father never beat me nor told me I was the truth. Watch these shows and youll seded by the figures when the assessor most of last years reserve is applied to the
the importance of redeveloping our down- last estimated the value of each property
town area. In my opinion, George not outweigh the well-being of our town. no good. No name calling, no angry learn how to make people responsible for current year budget even as a new reserve
Let us preserve the residential character outbursts. What he did do was horrible - their decisions. Youre a loser. based on information in her office (re- is established in it. And a 3 percent re-
Fillapatos, the owner of the Park Place assessment.) last done in 1986).
Diner on the south side of town, wants to of our neighborhoods. he withdrew. I believe that people should be held serve is not a lot in any business or indus-
The concern over this issue has be- Whenever he got angry and wanted to responsible for their behavior. Each At present, assessed valuations are try, especially since the town (unlike in-
undermine this ongoing effort. around two-thirds of what real-sales mar-
Mr. Fillapatos seems to feel his need come so great that it is now necessary for punish me, he would stop talking to me. person and situation should be evalu- dustry) does not set up and fund reserves
the Scotch Plains Board of Adjustment to He would go into another room, watch ated and dealt with individually. Call- ket information indicates property in town to replace or pay for major projects, such
to make a profit should outweigh the is worth; right after 1986 sales informa-
needs and wants of the surrounding com- hold a special meeting to deal with this TV or read. This would go on for days, ing names, belittling, talking over some- as fire and other trucks, tennis court resur-
matter. until I went to him and apologized. He one, mocking one out and not permit- tion circulated to the Council showed facing and the like.
munity. His plan would be for a Drug most valuations were darn close to actual
Fair to be constructed on his property. I urge you to please come to the Special made me feel that I had done something ting the person to express his/her feel- Fortunately the Mayors of Westfield
Hearing of the Board of Adjustment on wrong, that I was bad. As the saying ings are disrespectful, hostile and con- market transactions. have always been able to appoint a council
Although a large segment of the south The three numerators are what elected
side community has already voiced their Thursday, September 24, at the Scotch goes, if looks could kill, I would be trolling. member with extensive financial experi-
Plains Municipal Building. government officials decide to spend, ence to chair the Budget Committee
objection to this plan, Mr. Fillapatos has dead. I feel my professional opinions are less all sources of revenue other than
pursued many avenues at our local gov- Maura Berger So tell your readers that if they ever appropriate and correct. You are doing willing to make the Alice-in-Wonderland
Scotch Plains property taxes. Town government, the transition to understanding governmental
get angry at a child, dont withdraw the same thing your idols are doing by school board and the county freeholders rules and put in the hours necessary to
Town Residents Returning to Georgia angrily; its the worst kind of abuse. Try
to sit down with the child and talk things
calling me names and condemning an
entire profession. I hope the day comes
have to live with caps or limits on
oversee our budgeting and investing.
I worked with four and herewith ap-
out, listen, dont prejudge, and never (soon) when the public realizes that sen-
Take Fond Memories of Garden State walk away from an unresolved situation.
That hurts and hurts for a lifetime. I
sationalism and quick answers often hurt
the people they supposedly help.
They have to decide what must be
spent and then what would be desirable
plaud the two still living in town, Jubb
Corbet and Jim Gruba.
I was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Eleven began to think about what we would and or nice to spend. And they must evaluate *****
should know, Im still trying to survive. A daughter writes: what their respective electorates will Garland Bud Boothe served as
years ago, my wife and I moved our would not miss about New Jersey. Answer: We always focus on the act- My father has always said that it is
family to Westfield. Many of our Geor- Well miss the diners. The menus and tolerate before voting them out office. Mayor of Westfield from 1992-1996.
most of the architecture are all the same, ing out (rageful) behavior of the abusive not so important how bright you are as it
gia friends warned us about New Jer- parent who beats upon another family is important how you use your intelli-
sey. Their perception was that all of New but the people who own and run them
Jersey looked like that strip between make each one unique. member. Too often we overlook those gence. Consequently, since he feels Im
Exits 13 and 15 on the Turnpike, and that Well miss Jersey-style pizza. situations in which an individual uses a very bright, and feels I could accom-
the people were somehow different. Well miss trying to explain to some- velvet glove to abuse another (subtly). plish more than Im doing Im a school
Ironically, the woman we bought one how you make a left-hand turn from Those are the persons who punish teacher he calls me a goof-off and a
our house from in Westfield was wor- the right-hand lane, and exactly what a quietly and create feelings of guilt, inad- loser. Youll never be financially se-
ried about moving to Florida because jug handle is. equacy and insecurity within the indi- cure and you will always be dependent
the people down there were so dif- Well miss being near the Big Apple. vidual. Giving someone the silent treat- on a man to support you. Im 26, and
ferent. Theres nothing quite as exciting as see- ment, indefinitely, only prolongs the Im ready to move out of the house and
Well, the truth is that people are people. ing that skyline as we wind our way down abuse and stress. get an apartment, but Im scared. How
There really is no significant difference the helix, or seeing it in the rear view Please do not use these tactics and shall I handle him?
between New Jerseyans and Georgians. mirror as we head home after a tiring day always try to externalize your feelings by Answer: Your father is verbally abu-
And, as those of us who live here of fun. (appropriately) talking over the situation sive and sexist and seems rageful in his
know, New Jersey is a nice place to live. Well miss being within an hours so that it does not build into a destructive view of you and your accomplishments.
It doesnt look anything like that strip on drive of both the mountains or the shore. and anxiety-ridden environment. Teaching is a wonderful and fulfilling
the Turnpike. In Westfield, we have all Well miss the thrill of driving into a Readers: I received 11 letters regard- profession and he has no right to judge
the charm and advantages of living in a circle where, according to state law, the ing a letter I had received in which I made you (so harshly). You are not a loser and
small town, but without being in a rural right-of-way is decided by local custom. reference to Dr. Laura, Ed Koch and you are not a goof-off! Gather your
setting something that would have The things we wont miss are few. We Judge Judy. I was told in no uncertain strengths and move out.
been hard to do in Georgia. wont miss the toll roads, toll bridges and terms (in 9 of these letters) that I was an The peace of mind you will obtain will
Now, my wife and I are about to re- toll beaches. Nor will we miss the high anti-democratic and anti-liberal because be invaluable. And in regard to intelli-
verse course and return to Atlanta. Our taxes and crushing insurance rates. But, no I criticized Mr. Koch, I was immoral gence, what one does with what one has
daughters are young adults now, and place is perfect. Although we return to my because I questioned Dr. Lauras moral is extremely important, but you seem to
theyve decided to stay. In a sense, we first home, well miss our adopted one. stance on everything, and I was too pas- be doing fine. Just remember the saying:
are both leaving and returning home. Gregory O. Berry sive because I criticized Judge Judys Genius is one percent inspiration and
As we talked about our move, we Westfield behavior. 99 percent perspiration.
A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, September 3, 1998 Page 5
Scotch Plains Democrats Issue Mayor Jardim Urges Jitneys
Survey to Obtain Local Input For Raritan Valley Towns
SCOTCH PLAINS -Franklin P. zoning initiatives. Noise pollution Westfield Mayor Thomas C. Jardim Bergen lines, and the Montclair
Donatelli, Tarquin Jay Bromley, and from overhead aircraft is another topic recently called for the initiation of branch, to set up jitney service.
Geri Morgan Samuel, the Democratic often presented to us by the voters. jitney service for the towns along the Other grants have already been
candidates for Scotch Plains Town- Mrs. Samuel also reported that, Raritan Valley Line. handed out in towns such as Berkeley
ship Council, have announced the Residents want a more open local This service would serve the dual Heights, Maplewood and Springfield.
issuance of what they call the first- government that is responsive and role of ferrying commuters to and NJ Transit is currently reviewing
ever community survey to obtain citi- accountable. They see a need for from train stations along the line, jitney service with an eye towards
zen input on issues confronting the better communication between the and providing more transportation offering such programs to all towns
township government. Board of Education and the (Town- options for senior citizens. served by their trains.
Mr. Donatelli, a lifelong Scotch ship) Council to avoid overcrowding Like many towns along the However, Mayor Jardim said, We,
Plains resident commented, To my in the schools. Raritan Valley line, Mayor Jardim as members of the Raritan Valley
knowledge this is the first-ever at- Residents question the cost of al- wrote in a letter to Raritan Valley Line Coalition, should not wait until
tempt by candidates for public office lowing certain municipal employees Line Coalition members, adequate such a review comes, but rather should
to seek in such a broad-base manner to drive township owned vehicles and fairly-priced parking is a con- act now as the Year of the Raritan
the views of the residents during a back and forth to work, the candi- stant cry of concern among Valley Line quickly draws to a close.
campaign for the township council. date explained. Westfields commuting public. An important aspect of local jitney
Mr. Donatelli added, The ques- Mrs. Samuel stated, The survey As the Year of the Raritan Valley service will be providing more trans-
tions in the survey are based upon contains questions on these items Line is quickly coming to a close, I portation options to senior citizens,
what the residents themselves have and others because they are issues in CAMPAIGN COORDINATORS
Westfield First Ward Councilwoman and believe that we must act now to se- according to Mayor Jardim.
expressed to us as their own concerns the forefront of many residents Republican Mayoral candidate Gail S. Vernick, center, is flanked by her co- cure funding for similar jitney or In Westfield, transportation was
during our house-to-house cam- minds. campaign managers Sherri Cronin and William J. Sweeney. Mrs. Cronin is shuttle service for towns along the reported by agencies serving seniors
paign. Mr. Donatelli, Mr. Bromley, and active in the Downtown Westfield Corporation, while Mr. Sweeney has served Raritan Valley line, he added. as the number one concern among
Mr. Bromley noted that, The sur- Ms. Samuel concluded in a joint press on the Westfield Board of Education and the Architectural Review Board. Last month, Democratic Congress- elder citizens, the Mayor maintained.
vey contains 18 questions. Among statement that, The development man William Pascrell of the Eighth Jitney service, based on the
them are four dealing with preserv-
ing open space in Scotch Plains. This
and issuance of this survey repre-
sents a commitment on our parts to
Mrs. Vernick Announces District announced that the federal
government had set aside $3.5 mil-
Maplewood model (a shuttle sys-
tem that serves commuters during
is a major concern of ours and clearly reach out to local residents so that
lion for towns along the Morristown, rush hour and seniors at other times)
is one frequently on the minds of they become a part of the local gov- Gladstone, Boonton, Main and can be run at little cost, he concluded.
residents as we meet with them. ernment.
There are four questions related Should we be elected to the three WESTFIELD First Ward Coun- his wife, Janet, have three children.
to local government operations in-
cluding preserving spring clean-up,
seats expiring on the council, we
commit ourselves to being respon-
cilwoman Gail S. Vernick, the Repub-
lican Mayoral candidate for this
Mrs. Cronin, a resident of West-
field for five years, is the Director of Mr. Stoner Begins Campaign
collection of household garbage, the sive and accountable to the people of Novembers election, has chosen Wil- Enterprise Financial Management for
level of services provided to senior
citizens, and whether residents feel
Scotch Plains. Their comments, sug-
gestions, and criticisms will be wel-
liam J. Sweeney and Sherri Cronin as
her co-campaign managers.
Prudential, where she has been em-
ployed for 12 years She holds a Bach-
With Visits to Neighborhoods
that they are receiving an adequate comed at council meetings, they Mr. Sweeney served on the West- elor of Arts Degree from Mississippi WESTFIELD Democratic can- Among the most prominent is-
level of services in return for the high said. field Board of Education from 1993 State University. didate Joe Stoner, who is challenging sues he has identified are the con-
property taxes paid. The candidates reported that any to 1996, and chaired its Finance Com- As a member of the Downtown veteran Councilman James J. Gruba dition of town roads, public safety,
Mrs. Samuel noted that, Towns- local resident who does not receive a mittee during the 1996 school year. Westfield Corporations (DWC) De- to represent the Second Ward, has parking and the commercial vi-
people express a yearning to improve survey may obtain one by contacting He has also chaired the Architectural sign Committee, Mrs. Cronin helped initiated his campaign for the West- ability of the downtown business
the appearance and desirability of any one of them. Respondents should Review Board for three of the four start up the DWCs Economic Restruc- field Town Council. Elections will be district.
our community. They cite 20 years of mail the surveys to Post Office Box years he has sat on that board. turing Board. She and her husband, held on Tuesday, November 3. Mr. Stoner said he believes all
studying downtown vitalization with 453 in Scotch Plains. There is no A graduate of the University of John, have a 17-month-old son, Daniel. Mr. Stoner, a 20-year town resi- of these merit greater attention
little return. Theyd like the honky postage required of respondents as Notre Dame and Columbia Law I am proud to have these two dent, described his platform as based from the Town Council.
tonk appearance of sections of Route the campaign has provided a postage School, Mr. Sweeney has practiced individuals at the helm of my cam- on accessibility, sensitivity to the The candidate has served as State
22 cleaned up through planning and paid business return. law in Westfield for four years. He and paign team, Mrs. Vernick remarked. concerns of ward residents, long- Director of Common Cause, and
term vision and proactive service to has also been active in church,
Assemblyman Bagger to Host meet those concerns.
The candidate began his campaign
professional and service boards at
local, regional and national lev-
with a series of neighborhood visits els.
Campaign Brunch on Sept. 13 over the course of the summer. He
said he intends to continue that ini-
A chemical engineer by profes-
sion, Mr. Stoner is a sales engi-
Assemblyman Richard H. Bagger of Among the dignitaries who have been tiative throughout the fall. He stated neer in the analytical instrument
Westfield, who chairs the Appropria- invited to attend the brunch are Con- that, if elected, he will maintain this industry.
tions Committee in the New Jersey Gen- gressman Bob Franks, representing the practice and encouraged Second Ward
eral Assembly, will host his annual cam- Seventh District; State Senate President residents to communicate with him
paign brunch on Sunday, September 13. Donald T. DiFrancesco, New Jersey directly about their concerns.
The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. General Assembly Speaker Jack Collins, Mr. Stoner invited all ward resi- Campaign News
to 1:30 p.m. at LAffaire restaurant, lo- and Assemblyman Alan M. Augustine. dents to share their concerns by call-
cated at 1099 Route No. 22, East, in Assemblymen Bagger and Augustine
ing him at (908) 232-8334, through
Mountainside. The public is invited, and represent the 22nd Legislative District.
tickets are available at $50 per person by The Seventh Congressional and 22nd Leg- e-mail at email@example.com, or by Page 7
calling (908) 654-5507. islative districts include Westfield, Scotch regular mail to his home at 849
A patriotic tribute will be offered by Plains, Fanwood and Mountainside. Winyah Avenue.
retired United States Navy Petty Officer Republican leaders and elected offi-
Jim Cava. Officer Cava, who lives in cials from Union, Somerset, Morris and
North Haledon, is a decorated combat Middlesex Counties, and GOP candi-
veteran who served as a medical corps-
man with the 5th Marines in Vietnam.
dates on the November election ballot,
are also expected to attend. SWEENY
SEEKING VOTERS INPUT...Scotch Plains Democratic candidates for Town-
ship Council, left to right, Franklin P. Donatelli, Tarquin Jay Bromley, and Geri
Morgan Samuel, review one of the community surveys mailed recently to a CIGAR VAULT
sampling of Scotch Plains residences. The trio believe that their survey is the
first-ever survey in the township to obtain citizen input on issues confronting
local government. 2X2 VALLEY
Page 6 Thursday, September 3, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION
United Fund Names Chairmen
For Pillars Club, Special Gifts
WESTFIELD As the new vided equally among our agencies, it
United Fund of Westfield 1998 cam- is only $25 per agency. This reflects
paign gets underway, two well-known the genuine caring of Westfielders
volunteers will be continuing their for the 20 agencies we help, Mrs.
years-long tradition of service. Maggio stated.
Former Westfield Mayor H. Mr. Thomas, who will celebrate
Emerson Thomas will return to chair his 96th birthday in November, is the
President of Thomas Associates, Inc.
and Thomas Consulting Company.
Still active in his endeavors, he is
the Past President of the Board of
Trustees of the Westfield Y, a Past
President of the Westfield Founda-
tion, and a member of the Rotary
Club of Westfield.
Mr. Thomas is also a member of
the United Fund Board of Trustees
and an original incorporator of the
Fund in 1957.
Mr. Kelly, the President of Kelly
Miss Jennifer Aileen Sullivan and Brad Melvin
Miss Jennifer Sullivan H. Emerson Thomas
the Pillars Club, while former United
Fund Chairman Henry Mike Kelly
will chair the Special Gifts division.
To Marry Brad Melvin Dr. Jennifer Lee DuBois and Brian Jason Mueller These two men are vital to the
success of our campaign, and we all
Mr. and Mrs. Peter F. X. Maher of School in Medford, Wisconsin, the appreciate their continuing enthusi-
Westfield and Breezy Point, New
York and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel J.
future bridegroom earned his Bach-
elor of Science Degree in Civil Engi-
Dr. Jennifer L. DuBois asm and dedicated support, re-
marked Executive Director Linda B.
Sullivan of North Richland Hills, neering from the University of Wis- Maggio, now in her 24th year.
The Pillars Club, formed in 1988
Texas, have announced the engage-
ment of their daughter, Miss Jennifer
consin at Madison in 1988. He re-
ceived his Master in Business Ad-
To Wed Brian J. Mueller under the General Campaign leader-
ship of Mr. Kelly, includes donors
Aileen Sullivan of Manhattan, to ministration Degree from the New Henry Mike Kelly
Brad Melvin, also of Manhattan. He York University Stern Business Mr. and Mrs. Raymond H. DuBois Ingersoll-Rand Company. who pledge $500 or more to the
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Neal School this year. of Virginia Beach, Virginia, have an- The couple plan to be married later United Fund. These donations repre- Communications Systems, served as
Melvin of Philips, Wisconsin. He is employed as Vice President nounced the engagement of their this month. sent over 50 percent of the overall General Chairman twice for United
The bride-elect is a 1986 graduate of Sales and Marketing at Hedge daughter, Dr. Jennifer Lee DuBois of support to the Fund, according to Fund campaigns. A former member
Princeton, to Brian Jason Mueller, also Mrs. Maggio. and officer of the United Fund Board
of Fontbonne Hall Academy in
Brooklyn, and was awarded her Bach-
Finance Products in New York City.
The couple will be married later of Princeton. He is the son of Mr. and
Michelle Grace People realize if the $500 is di- of Trustees, Mr. Kelly also served on
elor of Arts Degree in Communica- this month. Mrs. Charles T. Mueller of Westfield.
tions in 1990 from the State Univer- A graduate of First Colonial High Born to Marvosas
sity of New York at New Paltz. She is School, the bride-to-be earned both Jimmy and Tracy Marvosa of Scotch
employed as an underwriter for the her Bachelor of Science Degree in Plains have announced the birth of
General Reinsurance Corporation in
Timothy Scott Chemistry and her doctorate in Or- their daughter, Michelle Grace
New York City. ganic Chemistry from Virginia Com- Marvosa, on Wednesday, August 19,
A 1984 graduate of Medford High Born to Frawleys monwealth University in Richmond, at Overlook Hospital in Summit.
Matthew and Kim Frawley of Virginia. Michelle weighed 8 pounds and 6
Princeton, formerly of Westfield, have She is employed as a staff scientist ounces, and measured 20½ inches in
announced the birth of their son, with Johnson & Johnson Consumer length at birth.
Timothy Scott Frawley, on Thurs- Products, Inc. in Skillman. She joins her brother, James, 4.
day, August 20, at Lenox Hill Hospi- Her fiancé, a Westfield High School Michelles maternal grandparents
tal in New York City. graduate, received his Bachelor of are Dan and Helen Werremeyer of
Timothy joins his brother, Colin, Arts Degree in Economics and Span- Bridgewater.
who celebrated his third birthday on ish from the University of Richmond. Her paternal grandparents are
August 17. He is employed as a regional man- Vincent and Pat Marvosa of West-
The babys maternal grandparents ager of national accounts for field.
are William and Martha Canata of
His paternal grandparents are Earl
FestiFall Street Fair Planned for Sept. 20 GUEST SPEAKER...Karen L. DeLorenzo, Marketing Director at Monroe
and Patricia Frawley, also of West- WESTFIELD The Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, which is celebrat- Village of Presbyterian Homes and Services Inc., is pictured with Westfield
ing its 50th anniversary this year, has announced that the annual FestiFall street Rotary Club President Stanley A. Kaslusky following her presentation to
field. fair will take place on Sunday, September 20, from noon to 6 p.m. Westfield Rotarians on the benefits offered by Monroe Village as a continuing
Crafters and food vendors, along with local merchants and non-profit agencies, care retirement community.
will line the streets of downtown Westfield for the event.
Many childrens activities are planned for FestiFall, including pony rides,
storytelling and face painting. Musicians will entertain the crowds throughout the
afternoon from the stage located at the corner of Elm and East Broad Streets.
Rotary Members Hear Talk
On Retirement Community
Crafters will offer jewelry, clothing, toys and decorative pieces for the home.
Artists will display original watercolors, oil paintings, and hand-crafted pottery.
The Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to sponsor this day of
family fun and entertainment. We have a wonderful assortment of food, shopping WESTFIELD Karen L. DeLorenzo, Mrs. DeLorenzo said the community
for all ages, and community activities to learn about, said Debbie Schmidt, Marketing Director for Monroe Village encourages people capable of doing so to
Executive Director of the Chamber. of Presbyterian Homes and Services, Inc., enter individual apartments where they
For further information, please call (908) 233-3021. was the guest speaker at a recent meeting may participate in a variety of activities
of the Rotary Club of Westfield. if they desire.
She presented the benefits offered by Monroe Village also offers personal
the Monroe Village Retirement Commu- care with assisted living needs as re-
nity to senior citizens who take up resi- quired. Thirdly, residents are offered
dence there after retirement. health care in the licensed nursing home
Monroe Village is located five miles and, following the appropriate care, may
from Cranbury and 12 miles from return to apartment living.
Princeton. The facility consists of 300 Mrs. DeLorenzo additionally re-
independent living apartments, a cen- sponded to questions on financial and
tral clubhouse, and a 60-bed health other matters posed by Rotary members.
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Republicans to Kick Off
Campaign for Freeholders; Roosevelt Teachers
Attack Dems 9-0 Majority
Republican candidates for the sues, especially those that the Demo-
Union County Board of Chosen crats have managed to keep out of the
Freeholders, Juan Fernandez, An- public eye because of their complete
drew MacDonald and George Gore, control of the county.
announced this week that they are The Democrats Freeholders can
prepared to officially kick off their slip their agendas through without
campaign on Labor Day, Septem- any scrutiny or protest because they
ber 7. control the board, 9-0. But Andy,
Mr. Fernandez of New Providence George and I wont let them off so
stated that this years campaign would easily, he said.
be an important one for the people of Mr. MacDonald stated that the Re-
Union County. publicans will call the Democrats to
We must restore two-party gov- task for their blatant disregard for
ernment in the county, Mr. the people of Union County.
Fernandez stated. We need Repub- The Democrats are on a wasteful
licans to check the excesses of the spending binge that goes unchecked.
Democrat controlled Board of Free- We need Republicans on the Board of
holders. Freeholders to make these excesses FANWOOD David Trumpp, left, and Wilfred Coronato, Republican candi-
A former Fanwood Borough Coun- public, Mr. MacDonald stated. dates for Fanwood Borough Council, showed their support for CONTACT We
cil Chairman, Mr. MacDonald agreed Mr. Gore suggested that this year Care by participating in the organizations 5K road race on August 22. Mr.
with his running-mate. the Democratic candidates in the Coronato ran the race and Mr. Trumpp assisted as a race marshal for the
The 9-0 Democratic Board of Freeholder race, Freeholders Mary annual event.
Freeholders runs county government Ruotolo of Westfield, Lewis Mingo
like an employment agency for other
Democrats, Mr. MacDonald said.
of Plainfield and Freeholder Chair-
man Daniel P. Sullivan of Elizabeth,
pledge to fulfill their three-year terms
Parks and Fields Committee
There are no checks and balances,
no dissenting opinions, no other op-
tions, just a steamroller to push
if elected in November.
There seems to be a theme devel- To Hold Meeting to Discuss
through the Democrats agenda of oping where elected Democrat Free-
creating jobs and contracts for fellow
holders decide to move on to greener
pastures instead of completing their
How to Use $200,000 in Funds
Mr. Gore, a Plainfield resident and term of office. Not that its wrong to John J. Walsh, Westfield Third the towns parks and fields as part of
business manager at AT&T, echoed want to move on, but the Democrats Ward Councilman, has announced its Project Pocket Park matching
the comments of his running part- do it without telling the electorate that the Ad Hoc Committee appointed grant program. La Leche League
ners. until after the election, Mr. Gore by Mayor Thomas C. Jardim to study Councilman Walsh will chair the Meets on Sept. 17
The one-party rule by the Demo- stated. what to do with the $200,000 now Committee whose other members
crats will be an important issue this As an example, Mr. Gore pointed include Councilman Gregory S. La Leche League of Westfield, a
available to improve parks and fields breastfeeding information and sup-
year, Mr. Gore said. The Demo- out even though the Republicans, plans to meet with various league McDermott, Recreation Department
crats have increased the size of county Democrats and everybody else knew port group, meets on the third Thurs-
officials, park association leaders and Director Glenn Burrell and Recre- Strategic Plan on Tap
government without a correspond- before last years election that then ation Commission Vice Chairman day of the month. Meetings are held
neighborhood activists to obtain in- at the Cranford Public Library, 224
ing increase in services. Freeholder Carol Cohen was going put on how best to utilize this money. Sal Antonelli. For Sept. 8 Meeting Walnut Avenue, Cranford. The next
Mr. Fernandez stated that he and to step down and become County The meeting is scheduled for The issue will not be without con-
his fellow Republican candidates in- Counsel, Freeholder Cohen and the Thursday, September 10, at 7:30 p.m. troversy, according to Councilman Of Westfield BOE meeting will be held on September
tend to campaign on important is- Democrats denied everything. Recommendations made by 17 at 10:15 a.m.
in the Mayors Conference room ad- Walsh.
By denying this possibility, the the Strategic Planning Commit- For more information, please call
jacent to the Town Council Cham- I have already informally spoken
Democrats did not have to run some- tees which developed action (908) 301-1339 or (908) 306-8807.
Limited Seats Remain one for Freeholder Cohens seat. Af-
bers. The Chambers will be available with the members of the Committee
plans for the Westfield Public
in the event of an overflow crowd. and there may be disagreement about
For Sixty and Better ter the election, they appointed her Mayor Jardim appointed the Ad whether there should be any new Schools will be on the agenda at
County Counsel and appointed an- the Tuesday, September 8, meet-
Financial Center Trip
WESTFIELD There are a lim-
other Democrat (Mary Ruotolo) to
her seat, he continued.
Hoc Committee when the funds which
had been earmarked for the towns
projects undertaken with the available
extra funds, Councilman Walsh said. ing of the Westfield Board of
acquisition of the Excellent Diner Both Councilman McDermott and
ited number of seats remaining for
the Westfield Ys trip on Thurs-
Mr. Fernandez added that this was
another blatant example of the
site became available for other recre-
ational use, after the Planning Board
Mr. Burrell preliminarily oppose new
projects but have promised to keep an
Superintendent of Schools Dr.
William J. Foley will discuss the 1X2
day, September 17, for the Sixty and Democrats disregard for the people granted all the variances requested open mind at the meeting, Mr. Walsh committees reports and make
Better Set to the World Financial of Union County. by the owners to develop the site. noted. He and Commissioner recommendations for setting
Center in New York. The people in the county have no The Union County Board of Cho- Antonelli believe that the extra funds priorities for the district.
The day includes a tour of the New voice in county government. It is our sen Freeholders, who had granted provide an opportunity to make some The meeting will take place at
York Stock Exchange and the Fed- pledge to be that voice, he stated. $100,000 in a match with Westfields improvements to the parks and fields. 8 p.m. in the Board of Education
eral Reserve Bank, a walking tour of Mr. MacDonald stated that after $100,000 appropriation, released the The public is invited and encour- Meeting Room at 302 Elm Street.
the financial district, and lunch at two years of Democrat control it was county funds for improvements to aged to attend. Input from the public is invited.
Fraunces Tavern. There will also be time to stop the growth of county
time after lunch to visit the museum government and turn back control of
at the tavern. Union County to its residents.
The price of the trip is $75 per
person, and includes transportation,
We must remind the Democrats
that the money they spend is your
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Thomas J. Ricciardi, 76, Former Mayor;
Owned Construction Firm for 36 Years Obituaries Bette Morris, 73, Conducted Research;
Founding Member of Temple Emanu-El
Former Mountainside Mayor Tho-
mas J. Ricciardi, 76, of Harvey Ce-
versity in New Brunswick and a
member of the Alpha Chi Rho fra- Louise Terry, 76, Previously Owned Bette Morris, 73, of Edison died on
Wednesday, August 26, at Overlook
Mrs. Morris was a founding mem-
ber of Temple Emanu-El in West-
dars died on Tuesday, August 25, in
the Southern Ocean County Hospital
A United States Army veteran, he Terry-Lou Zoo in Scotch Plains Hospital in Summit.
Born in New York City, she had
field, and served as President of the
in Manahawkin. served during World War II. Louise Terry, 76, of Avon Park, of Greensboro, North Carolina; three lived in Westfield before moving to She conducted extensive studies at
Born in Brooklyn, he had lived in Mr. Ricciardi was a member of the Florida, died Friday, August 28, at grandchildren, and two great-grand- Edison 11 years ago. the New School for Social Research
Mountainside before moving to Board of Directors of the Frost Valley her home. children. of New York City.
Harvey Cedars two months ago. YMCA in Montclair. Born in Winchester, New Hamp- Services are being held today, Annette Dudley, 85 Surviving are two sons, Kenneth
Mr. Ricciardi served as Mayor from Surviving are his wife, Eleanor shire, she had lived in Scotch Plains Thursday, September 3, at Annette Hallberg Dudley, 85, for- Morris and Stephen Morris, and her
1970 until 1983, and had been Chair- Ricciardi; a son, Patrick T. Ricciardi; before moving to Avon Park in Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home merly of Westfield, died on Tuesday, mother, Helen Levy.
man of the Mountainside Board of a brother, Rudolph Ricciardi; a sis- 1993. Chapel in Avon Park. August 25 at her home in Munroe Funeral services were held on Fri-
Adjustment. ter, Gloria Filippone, and five grand- She was the owner of Terry-Lou Donations may be made to the Village in Jamesburg. day, August 28, in Beth Israel Cem-
He had been the owner and opera- children. Zoo in Scotch Plains. The 7-acre Florida Childrens home, P. O. Box Born in Bayonne, she had lived in etery in Woodbridge.
tor of the Ricciardi Building and A Memorial Mass was offered on zoo was established more than 49 8190, Lakeland, Florida, 33802. Westfield for many years before mov- Arrangements were under the di-
Construction Company in Orange Saturday, August 29, in St. Lukes years ago. Most of the animals September 3, 1998 ing to East Dennis, Massachusetts. rection of the Menorah Chapels at
for 36 years, retiring in 1983. Parish in Long Valley. housed at the zoo were castoffs from She lived there from 1965 to 1990, Millburn in Union.
He was a graduate of Rutgers Uni- September 3, 1998
other zoos. Some of the animals Lizzie E. Murray, 95 when she relocated to Jamesburg. September 3, 1998
were too old to breed, were deformed Lizzie E. Murray, 95, of Fanwood Mrs. Dudley was a graduate of
Richard C. Marder, 84; Owner of Graftek; or had been injured or maimed by
died on Thursday, August 27, at Bayonne High School and Skidmore
College in Saratoga Springs, New York. Bertha A. Pfeiffer, 83
Active Member of Westfield Glee Club Mrs. Terry and her husband,
Franklyn T. Terry, owned the zoo
Born in Lincolnton, Georgia, she
had moved to Passaic in 1945. She
She had taught foreign languages at
Caldwell High School for many years.
Bertha Ann Briant Pfeiffer, 83, of
Bound Brook died on Thursday,
Richard Collins Marder, 84, a life- served on the Executive Committee until they sold it in 1993. In 1997, the relocated to Scotch Plains in 1948 She was a former member of the August 27, at home.
long Plainfield resident, died on and as Chairman of the Audit Com- zoo was closed and the animals were and later settled in Fanwood. Dennis Garden Club, the Ladies Nine Born in Westfield, she had moved
Thursday, August 27, at Muhlenberg mittee. relocated. She had worked at the Van Dorn Holers at the Dennis Pines Golf Course to Bound Brook in 1941.
Regional Medical Center in He attended Plainfield schools, Surviving in addition to her hus- Laundry in Westfield, retiring in in Dennis, and a former member of the Mrs. Pfeiffer had been an inspec-
Plainfield. graduating from Plainfield High band are a son, Franklyn Avery Terry 1963. Pilgrim Congregational Church in tor at Thermionics Products in North
Mr. Marder had been a Director of School in 1931. Mr. Marder subse- She was predeceased by her hus- Harwichport, Massachusetts. Plainfield before retiring.
United National Bank for 31 years quently attended the Carnegie Insti- Lillian Page, 77 band, James Murray, three sisters She was predeceased by her hus- Surviving are her husband, Arthur
before retiring in May of last year. He tute of Technology in Pittsburgh, Lillian Page, 77, of Gillette died and two brothers. band, Dr. Henry G. Dudley, in 1989. Pfeiffer; a son, William Pfeiffer of
Pennsylvania. on Thursday, August 27. Surviving are three daughters, Surviving are three sons, Thomas Bound Brook, two sisters, Kathryn
During a business career that Born in Ireland, Mrs. Page came Adele Roane of Plainfield and Susie G. Dudley of Thompson, Pennsylva- Kunz of Westfield and Alice Nelson
Margaret Mumford, 91 spanned more than 60 years, he had to the United States at age 9. She Griffin and Eva Murray, both of nia, Kenneth H. Dudley of Plainfield of Florida, and three brothers,
Margaret Lynde Mumford, 91, of served as Production Manager for had lived in Newark, Elizabeth and Fanwood; a son, Eithel Murray of and Henry G. Dudley, Jr. of Brookfield Clarence Briant, Jr. of Westfield,
Tewksbury Township, formerly of C.P. Hoagland Printing in Somerville; Basking Ridge before moving to Plainfield; a grandson; and a great- Center, Connecticut, and seven grand- Russell Briant of South Carolina and
Westfield, died on Friday, August as Unit Supervisor for Wright Aero- Gillette. grandson. children. Donald Briant of Edison.
28, is the Hunterdon Care Center in nautical during World War II, and She was a homemaker. Funeral services were held on Tues- A graveside service was held at the Funeral services were held on Fri-
Flemington. later in positions at American Type Mrs. Page was predeceased by her day, September 1, at the Plinton Curry Quivet Neck Cemetery in East Dennis day, August 28, at the Gray Funeral
Born in Westfield, she was the Founders. son, James Boyce. Funeral Home in Westfield. on Monday, August 31. Home, 318 East Broad Street in
daughter of William Ridgway Lynde He had also been Director of Plan- Surviving are her husband, Clifford September 3, 1998 Memorial donations may be made to Westfield.
and Belle Morrow Lynde. ning for Lockheed Electronics and Page; two daughters; Karen Maly of the Pilgrim Congregational Church, Memorial contributions may be
Mrs. Mumford was a graduate of its predecessor, Stavid Engineering, Westfield and Janis Coty of Gillette; Alice Moeller, 80 Route 28 Main Street, Harwichport, made to the American Cancer Soci-
Westfield High School and of as well as Marketing Director for a sister, Kathleen Gallagher of South Alice Moeller, 80, of Sarasota, Massachusetts 02646. ety.
Montclair State Normal School. Squires-Sanders in Bernards. Orange; five grandchildren and two Florida, died Sunday, August 30, in
September 3, 1998 September 3, 1998
After graduation, she had been a He maintained his own phototy-
public school kindergarten teacher pography business, Graftek, since
Funeral services were held on Sat-
Sarasota Health Care Center.
Born in Jersey City, she had lived Kathryn Rohrer, 69, Technical Editor;
in Dunellen and later in Winfield. 1969, where he prepared United
She had also been a nursery school National Bank advertisements which
urday, August 29, at St. Vincent de
Paul Roman Catholic Church. Ar-
in Westfield before moving to
Sarasota. Coordinated Crusader Scholars Program
teacher at the Wardlaw School in appeared in the Courier News for rangements were under the direction Mrs. Moeller had been a member
Plainfield. many years. Kathryn Rohrer, 69, of Warren died She was a coordinator of the Cru-
of the Valley Memorial Funeral Home of the Wallberg Post No. 3 American on Friday, August 28, at her home. sader Scholars Program at the Meth-
She was predeceased in 1986 by Mr. Marder was a member of the in Gillette. Legion Ladies Auxiliary in West-
her husband of 53 years, Robert E. Plainfield Rotary Club and headed Born in Newark, she had lived in odist Board of Missions in New York
Memorial contributions may be field. Maplewood, in Westfield, in City.
Mumford, former assistant general the scholarship program for many made to The Parkinsons Founda- Funeral Services will be held to-
counsel for Allied Chemical Corpo- years. He was also a member of the Wheaton, Illinois, and in Memphis, Surviving are her husband, James
tion, care of Robert Wood Johnson day, Thursday, September 3, at 9:45 Tennessee before moving to Warren Rohrer; two sons, David William
ration. Christian Businessmens Commit- University Hospital, 100 Albany a.m. in the Dooley Colonial Home,
Surviving are three daughters, tee of Central Jersey, the Plainfield in 1978. Rohrer and James Philip Rohrer; a
Street, New Brunswick, 08903. 556 Westfield Avenue, Westfield. She graduated from Vassar Col- daughter, Sue Ellen Rohrer Leys; a
Marilyn Mumford of Lewisburg, Mendelssohn Glee Club and the September 3, 1998 September 3, 1998
Pennsylvania, Nancy Mulvey of Westfield Glee Club. lege in 1950 with a Bachelor of Arts sister, Ellen G. Raymer, and four
Andover, Massachusetts, and Shirley He was involved in fellowship at Degree in Comparative Religion. grandchildren.
Ferguson of Hopewell Junction, New the Cedarcroft Bible Chapel in South Frank J. Malinski, 80, Served in U.S. Army; Mrs. Rohrer had been a technical Funeral services were held on Tues-
York; two sons, Robert Mumford of Plainfield, formerly the Grove Street editor with Bell Telephone Labs in day, September 1, in the Union Vil-
Darnestown, Maryland and Richard Chapel in North Plainfield, for over Active in American Legion; Local Clubs Murray Hill until 1956. lage United Methodist Church.
Mumford of Arlington, Virginia; a 40 years. She was a member and editor of Arrangements were handled by the
Frank J. Malinski, 80, of Scotch ing in the 3rd Army, 4th Armored the Village Voice Newsletter of the Higgins Home for Funerals in
sister, Marian L. Collins of Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Plains, died Monday, August 31, at Division, 37th Tank Battalion under
Wilbraham, Massachusetts; nine Catherine Loizeaux Marder; a son, Union Village United Methodist Watchung.
Integrated Health Services of New General George Patton during World Church in Berkeley Heights. September 3, 1998
grandchildren and three great-grand- Richard C. Marder, Jr. of Plainfield; Jersey at Somerset Valley in Bound War II. He took part in the D-Day
children. a daughter, Elizabeth R. Marder, also Brook. Invasion of Normandy and the Battle
Memorial services will be held on
Saturday, September 5, at 4 p.m. at
of Plainfield, and a sister, Alethea M.
Pond of Scotch Plains.
Born in Port Chester, New York, of the Bulge and earned many med- Charlotte Harring, 74, Was Secretary;
he had lived in Westfield and moved als including the Silver Star for gal-
the Lebanon United Methodist
Church, Main Street, Lebanon.
A memorial service was held at the
Cedarcroft Bible Chapel on Monday,
to Scotch Plains 50 years ago.
Mr. Malinski was a graduate of
lantry. He was a POW in 1945.
Mr. Malinski was a member of
Active in Child Evangelism Foundation
Memorial contributions may be August 31. Arrangements were Westfield High School. Charlotte M. Harring, 74, of Scotch Mrs. Harring had been a secretary
Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman
made to the Christian Childrens handled by the Memorial Funeral He had worked for Custom Mold- Catholic Church in Scotch Plains, Plains died on Friday, August 28, at for Calvin Schwartz Realty for 20
Fund, P.O. Box 26484, Richmond, Home, 155 South Avenue in ers in Scotch Plains as a foreman for the American Legion, Martin the John F. Kennedy Medical Center years, retiring in 1977.
Virginia, 23261. Fanwood. 35 years before retiring in 1983. in Edison. She was a member of the Child
Wallberg Post No. 3 in Westfield, and
September 3, 1998 September 3, 1998
Mr. Malinski was a Private First was also a member of the 4th Ar- Born in Newark, she had lived in Evangelism Foundation of Central
Class in the United States Army serv- mored Division in New York City. Hillside before moving to Scotch Jersey, where she was also a secre-
Plains in 1954. tary. She was a member of the Sarah
Surviving are his wife, Teresa
Napolitano Malinski; a daughter, Circle of the Scotch Plains Baptist
DOOLYE Sapfo A. Covras, 93
Sapfo Andrews Covras, 93, of
Violet M. Malinski of Yonkers, New
York; a son, John F. Malinski of West
Lily Marcus, 89
Lily Marcus, 89, of Westfield died
Church, and a member of the Green
Brook Baptist Church.
Windsor, and a sister, Stella Malinski on Saturday, August 29, at Overlook Surviving are her husband, Robert
2X5 Westfield died on Friday, August 28,
at the Berkeley Hall Nursing Home of Bayville. Hospital in Summit. E. Harring; two daughters, Joyce K.
Locknish and Lorraine E. Nobles,
in Berkeley Heights. The funeral from The Memorial Born in Czechoslovakia, she had
Funeral Home, 155 South Avenue, lived in Panama and in New York and two grandchildren.
Born in Mytilini, Greece on Feb-
ruary 16, 1905, Mrs. Covras had Fanwood, today, Thursday, Septem- City before moving to Westfield in Funeral services were held on Tues-
lived in Westfield for many years. ber 3, at 9:15 a.m. A Funeral Mass 1987. day, September 1, at the Rossi Fu-
will follow at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Mrs. Marcus had been a sales- neral Home in Scotch Plains.
She was a homemaker.
She was predeceased by her hus- Heart of Mary Roman Catholic woman for B. Altman and Company Memorial contributions may be
band, Gabriel Covras, in 1941. Church in Scotch Plains. Entomb- in New York City for several years made to the Child Evangelism Foun-
ment will be at Good Shepherd Chapel before retiring in 1975. dation of Central Jersey, 146 Main
Surviving is a daughter, Susan
Covras of Westfield. Mausoleum in St. Gertrudes Cem- Surviving are a daughter, Helen Street, South River 08882.
September 3, 1998
Private funeral arrangements were etery in Colonia. Roberts of Westfield, and two grand-
handled by the Gray Funeral Home, In lieu of flowers, donations may children.
318 East Broad Street in Westfield. be made to the Scotch Plains Rescue Funeral services were held on More Obituaries
Interment took place at Fairview Squad, P. O. Box 325, Scotch Plains, Monday, August 31, at the Menorah
Cemetery in Westfield. 07076. Chapels at Millburn in Union. On Page 9
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Immaculate Heart to Begin Directory to Houses of Worship
Mission 2000 Reflection Series
ALL SAINTS’ EPISCOPAL CHURCH IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY RC CHURCH
559 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains 1571 South Martine Avenue, Westfield
(908) 322-8047 (908) 889-2100
SCOTCH PLAINS - A parish mis- faith, he said. Reverend Robert Griffiths Reverend John F. Kennedy
sion to renew the Christian spirit will Immaculate Heart of Mary Church BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH METROPOLITAN BAPTIST CHURCH
be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary is located at 1571 South Martine 539 Trinity Place, Westfield 823 Jerusalem Road
Roman Catholic Church, Scotch Avenue. For more information, please (908) 232-4250 (908) 233-2855
Plains, on Sunday, Monday and contact the church office at (908) Reverend Kevin Clark Reverend Clement Griffin
Wednesday and Thursday, Septem- 889-2100. THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST MOUNTAINSIDE CHAPEL
ber 13, 14, 16 and 17, at 7:30 p.m. OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS 1180 Spruce Drive, Mountainside
Mission 2000 will feature four Stephen Ministries 1781 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains (908) 232-3456
evenings of music, prayer and spiri- (908) 889-5556 Reverend Dr. Gregory Hagg
tual reflection, with a different theme To Conduct Seminar Bishop Kirk Bristol
OUR LADY OF LOURDES RC CHURCH
each night. The themes will be WESTFIELD Stephen Minis- COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 300 Central Avenue, Mountainside
Searching for meaning-rediscover- tries of St. Louis will conduct a Deer Path & Meeting House Lane, (908) 232-1162
ing God; In search of meaningful Caring Ministry Seminar at the Mountainside Reverend Patrick J. Leonard
relationships-reconciling our differ- First United Methodist Church of Reverend Christopher R. Belden THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
ences; Strengthening family life Westfield, One East Broad Street, IN WESTFIELD
and supportive relationships mak- on Saturday, October 24, from 9 CONGREGATION ARI YEHUDA 140 Mountain Avenue
ing a difference in the lives of a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Social Hall. FAMILY RECIPE...Greg Psomas of Clark, left, and Notis Kotsolios of Westfield
1251 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains (908) 233-0301
(732) 541-4849 Reverend Dr. William Ross Forbes
tomorrows children and Eucha- Stephen Ministries, a trans-de- prepare pastistio, a traditional macaroni and meat dish, for the Westfield Greek (Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church)
ristic celebration. nominational Christian organiza- Festival to be held the weekend of September 11-13 at the Holy Trinity Greek REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH
The Mission is designed to give tion, has been preparing individu- Orthodox Church, 250 Gallows Hill Road in Westfield. CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL 229 Cowperthwaite Place, Westfield
participants the opportunity to re- als to serve as lay ministers since 1920 Cliffwood Street, Scotch Plains (908) 232-1517
flect on their Catholic faith and to
renew parish spirit in an atmosphere
1975 by providing training, caring
and administrative resources to con- Food, Music and Fun Planned (908) 889-1830
Rabbi George Nudell
Reverend Paul E. Kritsch
ST. BARTHOLOMEW THE APOSTLE
of Christian fellowship, said church gregations.
At Westfield Greek Festival
ECHO LAKE CHURCH OF CHRIST ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
spokeswoman Jacqueline Boyle. Two of the hour-long workshop 419 Springfield Avenue, Westfield 2032 Westfield Avenue, Scotch Plains
(908) 233-4946 (908) 322-5192
A Food n Fun reception will sessions will deal with Ministry Dr. Ellis Long Reverend Michael A. Merlucci
follow in the church basement at To Those Experiencing Grief, and WESTFIELD The annual Greek parking is available.
8:30 p.m. each night. How to Care in a Distinctively Festival of Westfield will be held For more information, please call EVANGEL CHURCH ST. HELEN’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
All parishioners, as well as people Christian Way. The third session Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sep- the church at (908) 233-8533, or visit 1251 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains 1600 Rahway Avenue, Westfield
in the surrounding communities, are will provide an introduction to the tember 11, 12, and 13, on the grounds the churchs Internet Web site at http:/ (908) 322-9300
Reverend Kevin M. Brennan
Reverend Monsignor James A. Burke
invited to attend the free series. Stephen Series System of Lay Car- of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox /westfieldnj.com/htgoc.
Autumn is a time when we tradi- ing Ministry. Church, located at 250 Gallows Hill FANWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ST. JOHN’S BAPTIST CHURCH
tionally celebrate the harvest-the life- Members of the community are Road in Westfield. St. Barts Announces Martine Avenue & La Grande Avenue,
2387 Morse Avenue, Scotch Plains
giving bounty of crops that will nour- invited to participate. The cost of Visitors will have an opportunity
ish us through the long year ahead. the workshop is $15 per person, or to enjoy traditional Greek cuisine Jubilee 2000 Series (908) 889-8891
Reverend Stephanie Miller-McLane
Reverend Kelmo C. Porter, Jr.
During Mission 2000, we at Immacu- $50 for a group of four or more such as souvlaki, moussaka, spinach SCOTCH PLAINS St. ST. LUKE’S AFRICAN METHODIST
late Heart of Mary Church will cel- from the same congregation. pie, baklava and other honey-cov- Bartholomew the Apostle Roman THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH
170 Elm Street, Westfield 500 Downer Street, Westfield
ebrate another harvest-the richness Light refreshments will be ered pastries. Catholic Church has announced its (908) 233-2278 (908) 233-2547
of Gods love and mercy, said Fa- served. For more information or to The church hall will be decorated preparation for Jubilee 2000 with Dr. Robert L. Harvey Reverend Leon E. Randall
ther Jack Kennedy, Pastor of Im- register to attend, please call Diane to resemble a taverna, but patrons a series of reflections by three of the
maculate Heart of Mary Church. La Rosa, leader of the session, will also have the option of eating diocesan Bishops on the theme FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
257 Midway Avenue, Fanwood 414 East Broad Street, Westfield
All are invited to join the celebra- through the church office at (908) outdoors, Mediterranean-style, un- Open Wide the Doors to Christ. (908) 322-8461 (908) 232-8506
tion as we share the blessings of our 233-4211. der a large tent. All the programs will be held on Reverend Richard W. Reid
A Greek band and dancers in tradi- Tuesdays beginning at 7:30 p.m. in FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
tional costume will entertain during the church. 422 East Broad Street, Westfield SCOTCH PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH
(908) 233-5029 333 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains
the festivities on Friday and Saturday On September 15, Bishop Nicho- (908) 322-5487
evening. las DeMarzio will discuss Catholic FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Reverend Gary Rothwell
There will also be childrens rides, Social Teaching: Opening the Doors United Church of Christ
Frank Intelisano, 69, Company Founder; crafts, and games with prizes. An
arcade comprised of small shops will
to the Poor.
On October 6, Bishop Charles
125 Elmer Street, Westfield
TEMPLE BETH O’R/BETH TORAH
111 Valley Road, Clark
Reverend Dr. John G. Wightman (732) 381-8403
Had Been Lifelong Resident of Westfield feature jewelry, tapes and compact
disks, along with books and imported
McDonnell will reflect on Open
Wide the Doors to Christ: Come In FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Rabbi Shawn B. Zell
Frank S. Slappy Intelisano, 69, a He was predeceased by his wife, items like Greek olive oil and coffee. Out of the Cold. 1171 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains TEMPLE EMANU-EL
lifelong resident of Westfield, died Ann F. Gerrity Intelisano. Food is also available for takeout. On November 10, Bishop Peter L.
(908) 322-9222 756 East Broad Street, Westfield
Reverend Sam Chong (908) 232-6770
on Saturday, August 29, at Overlook Surviving are three sisters, Patricia Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 11 Gerety will conclude the series with Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff
Hospital in Summit. Petruzzell and Mary Intelisano, both p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and The Heart of Renewal is a Spiritual FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Born in Plainfield on January 17, of Westfield, and Teresa Chambers noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Takeout Renewal: Open Wide the Doors of 1 East Broad Street, Westfield TERRILL ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH
1929, he was the son of the late of Bouse, Arizona; a stepdaughter, food and pastries may be ordered by the Heart.
(908) 233-4211 1340 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
Reverend David F. Harwood (908) 322-7151
Vincent and Mary Bavosa Intelisano. Barbara Yuengel of Rahway; two step- calling (908) 233-8533, or by fax at Michael C. Seaman
Mr. Intelisano had been the founder
and co-owner of the Bavint Corpora-
sons, William Gerrity and Robert
Gerrity, both of Westfield, and six
(908) 233-0623. Local Church Reveals GRACE ORTHODOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
A $1 donation is requested at the 1100 Boulevard, Westfield TERRILL ROAD BIBLE CHAPEL
tion in Garwood for many years, step-grandchildren. door, and children under 12 years of Sign Up Sunday Date (908) 233-3938 or (908) 232-4403
Reverend Stanford M. Sutton, Jr.
535 Terrill Road, Fanwood
retiring in 1987. A Funeral Liturgy will be given at age may attend for free. The festival SCOTCH PLAINS The Im-
He was awarded a Bachelor of Arts 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday, Septem- will be held rain or shine, and ample maculate Heart of Mary Roman HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH WILLOW GROVE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Degree in Political Science in 1951 ber 3, at the Holy Trinity Church. Catholic Church in Scotch Plains 250 Gallows Hill Road, Westfield 1961 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains
from the University of Maryland, Interment will take place at Fairview will host Sign-Up Sunday on Sep-
(908) 233-8533 (908) 232-5678
- Obituaries -
Reverend Dimitrios Antokas Reverend Kenneth G. Hetzel
where he was a member of the Alumni Cemetery in Westfield. tember 13 as an invitation for people
Association. Arrangements are being handled to take part in RENEW 2000, a world- HOLY TRINITY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH WOODSIDE CHAPEL
Mr. Intelisano was a member of the by the Gray Funeral Home, 318 East wide program to celebrate the new Westfield Avenue & First Street, Westfield 5 Morse Avenue, Fanwood
Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church Broad Street in Westfield. Margaret Raffa millennium.
(908) 232-8137 (908) 889-2375
Reverend Joseph Masielio
in Westfield. September 3, 1998
RENEW 2000 is a process of spiri-
Margaret Raffa of Brick died Sun-
Temple Emanu-El to Hold
day, August 30, in the University of tual renewal during which people
Ruth S. Wright, 72, Forster Mother Pennsylvania Hospital. will meet in small groups of 8 to 12
to reflect on the scriptures, share
Born in Irvington, she had lived in
For United Family Childrens Society Hillside and Mountainside before their faith, and pray as a community,
according to church spokeswoman Social Justice Shabbat
moving to Brick five years ago.
Ruth S. Wright, 72, of Piscataway, She was a member of the Mr. Raffa was a member of the Jacqueline Boyle.
died Monday, August 31, at Somerset Monmouth County Organ Club and On Sign-Up Sunday, the official WESTFIELD The First An- ARK, the Association for Rehabili-
Rosary Society of Our Lady of nual Harris Gilbert Social Justice tation with Kindness, which is a
Medical Center in Somerville. the Hammond Organ Club of Lin- Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in RENEW 2000 kickoff cerebration at
Born in Dobbs Ferry, New York, den. Immaculate Heart of Mary, people Shabbat will be held on Friday, joint project of Temple Emanu-El
Mountainside and Christ the King September 11, at 8:15 p.m. at and St. Marks Episcopal Church
she had lived in Scotch Plains before Surviving are her husband, Will- Church in Hillside, and a substitute will have an opportunity to sign up to
moving to Piscataway in 1951. iam R. Wright; a daughter, Linda R. join a small group. Temple Emanu-El, 756 East Broad of Plainfield.
teacher in Christ the King Church Street in Westfield. The award will be made to
She had been a telephone operator Olekson of Piscataway; two sisters, School. Beginning on Sunday, October 4,
supervisor for 12 years for New Jer- Virginia Jonas of Bridgewater and these groups will meet once a week At that time, Rabbi Charles A. Jacqueline Rose, a Temple Emanu-
She was a member of the Foothills Kroloff will present the Harris Gil- El leader, who serves as Chair-
sey Bell Telephone. Beverly Stephens of Scotch Plains, and Mountainside Womens Club, for six weeks. A total of five, six-
Mrs. Wright was a foster mother of and three grandchildren. week sessions, each with a different bert Award for Social Justice to woman of ARK, and the Reverend
the Oak Ridge Womens Golf League Leroy Lyons of St. Marks Church.
22 babies for the United Family Funeral Services will be held to- and the Bridge Club of Vista Pines, spiritual theme, will be held through
Childrens Society in Plainfield. She day, Thursday, September 3, at 9:30 the year 2000. The public is invited to attend the
participated in the program for seven a.m. in the McCriskin Home for Fu- Mrs. Raffa was also a former mem- Participants may choose from a Selichot Service Set
years. nerals in South Plainfield. variety of groups, including teenag- Begun in 1986, ARK is an inter-
ber of the Ladies Auxiliary of the faith, interracial effort of the church
September 3, 1998
Hillside Knights of Columbus. ers, young adults, parents, seniors, At Temple Emanu-El and the synagogue dedicated pri-
Norman Varandas, 71, Mason Leader; She was a volunteer for Little
League Baseball and Pop Warner
and mixed, as well as days and times.
Each meeting will last approximately
WESTFIELD Temple Emanu-
El of Westfield will offer an evening
marily to rehabilitating residential
an hour and a half. housing in the Plainfield area in
Coast Guard Seaman in World War II Football in Hillside, Brick Hospital,
the Deborahs Womens Club, the For more information on RENEW
of study and prayer which ushers in
the High Holy Day season on Sat-
order to stabilize communities and
Norman O. Varandas, 71, of Scotch American Legion Post No. 102 in Lin- Deborah Trade Winds Chapter and 2000 and Sign-Up Sunday, please urday, September 12, beginning at
call the parish office at (908) 889- The award of $1,000 will be used
Plains died on Wednesday, August den. He also was Past Master of the the Point Pleasant Womens Old 8:45 p.m. for the work done by ARK. Contri-
26, in Muhlenberg Regional Medical Corner Stone Tyrian Free and Ac- Guard. She was a troop leader for 2100. Dr. Norman J. Cohen, Provost of butions may be made to the Harris
Center in Plainfield. cepted Masonic Lodge, also in Linden. both the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. the Hebrew Union College Jewish Gilbert Fund for Social Justice at
Born in New London, Connecti- Mr. Varandas was a member of the Surviving are her husband, Russell Torah Center to Host Institute of Religion in New York Temple Emanu-El, which funds the
cut, he had lived in Roselle before
moving to Scotch Plains in 1973.
First United Methodist Church in
Raffa; a son, Russell Raffa, Jr.; a
daughter, Joyce Ann Simon; two
The Shofar Factory City, will be the guest for the
WESTFIELD The Union Mr. Gilbert, who died in 1997,
Mr. Varandas was a sales associate Surviving are his wife, Belle Baker brothers, Edward Carey and Joseph He will speak on Cain and Abel: was one of the founders of ARK
for Sears in Watchung for the past 10 Varandas; a son, David N. Varandas Carey, and a grandchildren. County Torah Center will present The Struggle Between God and Evil
The Shofar Factory on Sunday, together with his wife, Sally, whose
years. Prior to that, he had worked in of Oakland, and a sister, Diana A Funeral Mass will be offered A Model of Repentance. relationship with the Plainfield
mortgage banking and real estate. Vermette of Duncan, Oklahoma. tomorrow, Friday, September 4, in September 13, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Following Dr. Cohens discus-
center, located at 418 Central Av- community enabled Temple
He served as a Seaman Second Funeral services were held on Fri- St. Dominics Roman Catholic sion and refreshments, the Selichot Emanu-El to establish its partner-
Class in the United States Coast day, August 28, at the Memorial Fu- Church in Brick. Arrangements are enue in Westfield, behind the West Service will begin at 11 p.m. The
Coast Video store. ship with St. Marks Church.
Guard during World War II. neral Home, 155 South Avenue in being handled by the Colonial Fu- public is invited to attend this spe- He also chaired many commit-
He was Past Vice Commander of the Fanwood. neral Home in Brick. Participants will learn the various cial program, which is underwrit-
steps involved in transforming a tees of Temple Emanu-El, includ-
September 3, 1998 September 3, 1998 ten by the Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff ing Religious School and Social
rams horn into a Shofar, the horn Fund for Jewish Learning. Action, and held positions with
Rae Clevenger, 71, Church Rosarian; Anthony Lamastra, 74
traditionally blown in synagogues
throughout the world on Rosh
The temple is located at 756 East
Broad Street in Westfield. For fur-
several national organizations as
Had Worked at Garwood Quick Chek Anthony Lamastra, 74, died Sat-
urday, August 29, at Muhlenberg
Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
The program is geared towards
ther information, please call the
temple at (908) 232-6770.
For further information, please
children with the goal of familiariz- call the temple at (908) 232-6770.
Rae Colapietro Clevenger, 71, of ment at A&P in Westfield for 10 Regional Medical Center in
Plainfield. ing them with their heritage and the
Garwood died on Thursday, August years. rituals of their faith.
27, at her home. She was a member of St. Annes Born in Bloomfield, he had moved
to Plainfield 63 years ago and then Admission is $2 per child (adults
Born in Westfield, she moved to Roman Catholic Church in Garwood are free). To bring home a Shofar,
Garwood in 1953. and belonged to its Rosary Society. moved to Edison eight years ago.
He had worked in auto sales for there is an additional $8 charge. For
Mrs. Clevenger had worked at the She was also a member of the more information, please call the
Quick Chek in Garwood for 10 years, Garwood Senior Citizens Club and more than 50 years with Doms Auto
Sales in North Plainfield, Autoland center at (908) 789-5252.
retiring in 1994. Previously, she had the Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of
been a checker in the produce depart- Foreign Wars Bayleaf Post No. 6807 in Springfield and various other car
in Garwood. agencies in the area. He was the
Mrs. Clevenger was predeceased Sales Manager for Tri-State Auto
NOVENA TO ST. JUDE by her brother, James Colapietro. Sales in Plainfield, retiring three
Holy St. Jude, Apostle and years ago.
Martyr, great in virtue and rich in Surviving are her husband, Garnet
Clevenger; a daughter, Sharon He was predeceased by a sister,
miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Irene Monaghan.
Christ, faithful intercessor of all Vastano of South Plainfield; a son,
who invoke your special Kenneth Clevenger of Garwood; a Surviving are his wife, Diana
patronage in time of need. To brother, Thomas Colapietro, and DAmico Lamastra; two daughters,
you I have recourse from the three sisters, Mary Colapietro, Chris- Roseann Essick of Bear, Delaware,
depth of my heart and humbly tine Materia and Madeline Ayres. and Betsy Hirschout of Wilmington,
beg to whom God has given A Funeral Mass was offered on Delaware; a stepson, Chester
such great power to come to my Monday, August 31, at St. Annes Rosacha, Jr. of South Plainfield; two
assistance. Help me in my brothers, Savino Sal Lamastra of
present and urgent position. In Church in Garwood, following the
funeral from the Dooley Colonial Fanwood and Julius Lamastra of
return I promise to make your Middlesex, and seven grandchildren.
name known and cause you to Funeral Home, 556 Westfield Av-
be invoked. St. Jude, pray for us enue in Westfield. A Funeral Mass was held yester-
and all who invoke your aid. September 3, 1998 day, Wednesday, September 2, at St.
AMEN. Say three "Our Fathers, Francis Xavier Roman Catholic
Three Hail Mary's and Gloria's." Church in Newark.
Publication must be promised. More Obituaries Arrangements were handled by the
This Novena has never been LaMonica Memorial Home in
known to fail. L.M. On Page 8 Bloomfield.
September 3, 1998
A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, September 3, 1998 Page 11
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THE WEEK IN SPORTS
* Congratulations Toms River, NJ; * Little League World Champs *
*Congratulations Kashima, Japan*
MALFETTI HRS; DIMARTINO, STUMPF GO 3-FOR-3
Comcast Cablevision Arrests
Nilsen Detective for UC Title
By DAVID B. CORBIN single to center. Bob DeBellis clanged a two-RBI to
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Nilsen Detective Agency was center.
George N. Milkowski Field in Lin- searching for clues to penetrate the DeMartino started a ripple in the
den was the scene of the final Union Comcast defense and found a run in tide for Comcast in the bottom of the
County Senior Softball League the top of the third. George Crostowitz fourth by dribbling an infield single,
Championship game and Comcast benefited on an error in center field then by advancing to third on a throw-
Cablevision took control early to beat and reached base safely. With ing error. Stumpf stepped up and
Nilsen Detective Agency, 13-6, on Crostowitz on second, Tom Wascaster splashed an RBI single to left to
August 24. Previously, in the best-of- whacked an RBI triple to deep center. increase Comcasts lead to 8-3. John
three series, both Comcast and Nilsen Although Lehman walked and Wactor, the Nilsen left fielder, liter-
had won a game. Fred DiMartino Reichle singled, Comcast was si- ally made a superb double snag in
and Norm Stumpf each went three- lenced in the lower half of the third foul territory to end the inning when
for-three and Jim Malfetti crushed a inning, then Nilsen picked up two he made a running catch and then
three-run homer in the first inning to more clues in the top of the fourth to caught his arm on barbed wire just
help Comcast maintain its dominance narrow the score to 7-3. Jerry Hettrick beyond the third baseline. No injury
in game three. looped a single to left-center, Tino was sustained.
Comcast pitcher Dom Deo was Innacone bashed a single to center Nilsen appeared to detect some
solid in the first two innings as he and Bruce Bilotti banged a single to flaws in Deos pitching prowess and
retired the first six Nilsen batters. In right-center. With the bases loaded, CONTINUED ON PAGE 12
David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times
FANWOOD OLD MENS SOFTBALL CHAMPS
The Russell Road team successfully defended its title for the fourth
consecutive time by defeating Willoughby Road, 10-0 and 17-8, on August 25-26 at La Grande Park in Fanwood. Pictured,
left to right, are: kneeling, Dave Buchwald, Joe Walsh, Don Weber, Tim Walsh, team mascot and inspiration Blue,
Dondi Chambliss and Eric Birnbaum, and, standing, Bob Picarski, Scott Johnson, Tom Cullinane, Dennis OConner, Kurt
Staeudle, Clint Factor, Arnold Peoples and Lou Danielle.
DANIELLE NETS 1 HR, 5 RBI; JOHNSON 1 HR, 4 RBI
Russell Road Captures Title;
Closes Willoughby Rd., 17-8
By DAVID B. CORBIN Walsh slapped a single past short. Russell pitcher Tom Culinane qui-
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Dave Buchwald bopped an RBI single eted the Willoughby bats in the third,
The big guns were blazing and over third and Johnson jolted an RBI allowing a single only to Chris
Willoughby Road was being bom- sacrifice fly which tingled the right McAlindin. Later, regular
barded as Russell Road captured its field fence when the right fielder Willoughby pitcher Fred Walz calmed
fifth-straight Fanwood Old Mens backed into it. the Russell Road storm by retiring all
Softball Association title, winning I didnt get enough on the ball. I three batters in the bottom of the
17-8, at La Grande Park in Fanwood got under it too much, murmured a inning.
on August 26. Road crew sluggers dissatisfied Johnson. Cullinane kept control in the fourth
Lou Danielle and Scott Johnson Factor finished the scoring in the and retired all three Willoughby bat-
dazzled the fans with a stellar display second inning by plunging an RBI ters, but Russell came raging back in
of power. With hurricane-like force, double into the left field screen. CONTINUED ON PAGE 13
David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times
UNION COUNTY 50+ SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS
Comcast Cablevision captured the Union County Senior 50+ Danielle whacked a three-run homer,
Softball League Title by defeating Nilsen Detective Agency, 13-6, on August 24. Pictured, left to right, are: kneeling, Art thumped a two-run triple, splashed a
Kopacz, Dom Deo, Norm Stumpf, Charles Lehman, Fred DiMartino, Frank DAmato and Bill Reichle (behind DAmato), single and finished with five RBI
and, standing, Ron Virgilio, Chuck Ramsthaler, Jim Airey, Joe Berger, Matt Spanier, Tony Yarussi, Ron Torsiello, Bob while Johnson crushed a three-run
Canales and Jim Malfetti. Not pictured are Mel Coren, Carlo Melia and Carl Sicola. homer and drove in four runs.
Willoughby was ready and fired
the meantime, Comcast bellowed to the first shots at the Russell Road
the tune of six runs in the bottom of defense in the top of the first. Ralph
the first. Deo led off with a single Russo hopped a single to left and
down the right field line, then Ron Matt Maloney followed with a single
Virgilio chopped a single to left. down the third baseline. Fred
Charlie Lehman lashed an RBI single Giamboa bashed an RBI single to left
to left and Malfetti stepped to the and Paul Frias punched an RBI single
plate and hammered a three-run to right. Lou Cerchio put Willoughby
homer to deep left field. ahead, 3-0, with an RBI single to
Nilsen was stunned and tried to center.
regroup, but the Comcast assault was Willoughby decided to start pitcher
not yet over in the first. Bill Reichle Bill Johnston in an attempt to throw
walked and moved to second on a off the Russell Road offense. Don
fielders choice. DiMartino drilled Weber and Tim Walsh patiently drew
an RBI single to right-center, Matt walks then Johnson hammered his
Spanier spanked a single to left, then three-run homer into the backstop of David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times
Stumpf stomped an RBI single to the adjoining softball field. ROOTING THEM ON
Many of the fans root for their favorite team during
left. Willoughby was rattled by the swift- the championship series of the Fanwood Old Mens Softball Association. Please
In the bottom of the second, ness of Russells attack, but more see a story on game one on Page 13.
Comcast aired another run to take shelling was yet to come.
a 7-0 lead. Ron Torsiello walked, David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times Clint Factor hooked a single over
Frank DAmato yanked a single to WHACKING THE BALL TO LEFT
Ron Virgilio of Comcast Cablevision short and Joe Walsh whizzed a single
right, then Jim Airey lined an RBI whacks a single to left in the first inning against Nilsen Detective Agency. to left. Now, Danielle delivered his
three-run homer to the furthest
ESPOSITO EXCELS; BLASTS 2 HRS, DRIVES IN 5 RUNS reaches of right-center field. With
shaky knees, Willoughby tried to sur-
vive the blitz but one more run would
St. Patrick Pummels its Way be scored in the inning. Kurt Staeudle
reached first on an error, then pro-
ceeded to steal second and third.
Dennis OConner stepped up and
Past St. Anne in Playoff, 14-5
tapped an RBI single over second.
In the second, Willoughby regained
some stability and added two more
runs to make the score, 7-5. Johnston
By DAVID B. CORBIN play. Ed Marchelitis grounded out to 0 lead. walked and Russo ripped a single to
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second for the third out. After a slow start, St. Anne picked left. Maloney mashed an RBI single
Excitement was in the air, the pres- Pat Citera looped a single over up three runs in the bottom of the to center and Kevin Sicula sizzled an
sure was on and the determined St. short for St. Patrick in the second, second. With two-outs, Wayne Morse RBI single past second.
Patrick players rose to the occasion Joe Murano wobbled a 20-foot single mashed a single to left, Dom Deo The Russell Road crew pulled
as they ousted St. Anne from the first past the pitcher, then Al Ulichny pushed a single to right-center, then off an act of one-upmanship by scor-
round of the St. Bartholomews yanked an RBI single to left. With Steve Pirella plastered a three-run ing three runs in the bottom of the David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times
Oldtimers Softball League playoffs, Citera on second and Ulichny on homer into the center field fence. second. Weber sliced a highly spin- DOUBLE TO LEFT
Chris McAlindin of Willoughby Road drills a double to
14-5, at Brookside Park in Scotch first, Esposito hammered his three- Pirellas homer stunned St. Patrick ning double to shallow left and Tim left in the sixth inning against Russell Road on August 26.
Plains on August 28. John Esposito run homer to the center field fence. temporarily and despite singles from
amazed the crowd as he blasted two DiFrancesco hacked a single to left, Tom Kucin and Citera, no runs were
stellar home runs, ripped a single
and drove in five RBI for the exuber-
ant St. Patrick team.
Magnotta reached base safely on an
error and Laskowski punched an RBI
single to center to give St. Patrick a 9-
scored in the top of the third. St.
Anne returned the favor by failing to
CONTINUED ON PAGE 12
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CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK
MARKS GETS 4 RBI, HR; HOROWITZ BELTS BIRTHDAY HR
Sizzling C. B. I. Blue Batters
Undermanned Club 40, 20-2
By DAVID B. CORBIN went rather silently. Only Jay Tepper With flames still clinging to their
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tapped a single. CBI answered meekly bats the CBI hitters burned Club 40
Congregation Beth Israel has been in the top of the second with only for three more runs in the fifth. Marks
red hot and won its fourth game in-a- singles from Steve Schwartz and lobbed a leadoff double over third,
row by battering an undermanned Sanders; however, Club 40 scored a Weisholtz slicked an RBI triple to
Club 40 team in Jewish Community run in the lower half of the second. deep left. Port grounded out to short
Center Softball League action at Allen Dubinsky singled to left and to bring home Weisholtz, Queller
Tamaques Park in Westfield on Au- later scored when Doug Gincel drilled walked, Ben Levoy reached on a force
gust 30. Marty Marks man-handled a a shot off the right fielders glove. out, then Kirschenbaum bopped an
two-run homer and knocked in four Port, Queller and Kirschenbaum RBI single to right.
runs and Birthday Boy Joel all singled for CBI in the third but a Rosenberg managed a single in the David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times
Horowitz happily hammered a three- OUT AT FIRST
CBI first baseman Allan Gross prepares to catch the throw
great throw by Club 40 shortstop fifth for Club 40 and CBI was silenced from third as Doug Gincel of Club 40 darts toward the bag. CBI finished off Club
David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times run homer to help ruin Club 40s day. Gincel to catcher Steve Weinstein in the sixth when shortstop Gincel 40, 20-2, at Tamaques Park in Westfield on August 30.
Ben Levoy of CBI is about CBIs Larry Sanders, who reached nailed Port at the plate and prevented made a marvelous catch to end the
to make contact with the ball against
J Bs Softball Team Wins
base on a force play, moved to second any runs from being scored. How- inning. All three Club 40 batters went
Club 40. Levoy scored three runs. when John Alpert reached first on an ever, Club 40 added its second run in down in the bottom of the sixth.
the bottom of the third when Steve Both teams continued their naps in
Middlesex County Title
Rosenberg blasted a solo home run to the seventh, but CBI awakened vio-
center. Tepper and Ken Simon added lently with eight runs in the eighth.
singles later in the inning but were Port ripped a single off the glove of the
unable to score. right fielder, Queller poked a single to Bernie Gautier snapped a 4-4 tie added home runs.
The CBI Blue bats began to sizzle in center and Levoy walked to load the with a three run homer in the bottom Lookers of Elizabeth was the next
the fourth. Gross sliced a slick double bases. Kirschenbaum got his fourth of the fifth inning, and Rick Prenchs opponent for the J Bs squad in the
to left and Horowitz walked. Steve RBI by hitting a sacrifice fly to left. three run homer in the sixth inning best of three series. Charles
Schwartz reached first on a force out Gross coolly placed an RBI double in led J Bs of Westfield, over Creative Prusakowskis two, three-run hom-
and Doug Schwartz singled up-the- a vacant spot in left, then Horowitz Enterprises of Carteret, 24-12 in the ers led the come-from-behind attack
middle as Horowitz scored. Sanders pummeled his three-Run homer past championship game of the Middlesex in game one as J Bs overcame a 6-0
chopped an RBI single past short to the left fielder. Doug Schwartz slapped
give CBI a 9-2 lead, but Doug Schwartz a single past second, Sanders pop up
was thrown out sliding into third and eluded the shortstop, then Marks
Alpert flied out for the third out. launched his three-run homer to
Dubinsky had a leadoff single for Never, Never Land well beyond the
Club 40 in the fourth, but was later left fielders imagination.
forced out at second. With Weinberg Club 40 desired to awaken from its
on first, Gincel drilled a hot grounder nightmare, but when it did, CBI had
near second, but CBI shortstop won the game, 20-2, and upped its
Weisholtz made a brilliant snag of record to 7-5.
David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times
the ball, stepped on second and fired C. B. I. Blue 700 230 08 20
NAILED AT THE PLATE
Andrew Port of CBI is tagged out at home by Club the ball to first for the double play. Club 40 011 000 00 02
40 catcher Steve Weinberg in the third inning. CBI consumed Club 40, 20-2.
error, then scored off Marks single to
JCC Mens Softball left in the top of the first. Jason
Weisholtz hooked an RBI single over
League Standings: short and Andrew Port hit an RBI
(As of August 30) sacrifice fly to right field. Howie
TEAM W L T Queller whizzed a single over third,
Red Thunder 9 2 0 Ben Levoy reached first on a throw-
Marauders 8 3 0 ing error as Weisholtz scored and
Old Stars 6 3 1
Congregation Beth Israel. 7 5 0 Gerry Kirschenbaum bombed a two- MIDDLESEX COUNTY CHAMPS
JBs of Westfield defeated Creative Enter-
Clockwork Orange 4 5 0 RBI single to right. Allan Gross gave prises of Carteret, 24-12, to claim the Middlesex County Slo-Pitch League Title.
Club 40 3 8 0 CBI a 7-0 lead by looping an RBI Pictured, left to right, are: kneeling, Joe Buontempo, Rich French, Chuck Ford,
Temple Emanu-el 0 10 1 single to shallow left field. Bernie Gautier, Mike Dean and bat boy Tom Lopez, and, standing, Farlon Alusak,
Marauders 27, Temple Emanu-el 3 In the bottom of the first, Club 40 Bob Yasaloni, Ed Mitjans, Charles Prusakowski, Steve Lopez and Ben Maranzano.
County Slo-Pitch Summer League. deficit to win 18-6. Michael Dean,
St. Patrick Pummels its Way J Bs captured three playoff series
games to earn the league title for the
third time in six years. J Bs defeated
Chuck Ford, and Bob Yasoloni each
added a home run.
In game two the Lookers squad
was no match for J Bs as the team
Past St. Anne in Playoff, 14-5 Torpedos of Linden in the one-game
elimination, 27-4. Ben Maranzanos
four hits and two long, two-run hom-
rolled on to a 19-1 victory. Joe
Buontempos 4-for-4 performance
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 11 David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times
HOME RUN NUMBER TWO
John Esposito of St. Patrick slides safely into ers paced the attack. Chuck Ford, paced the hitting attack as
score in the bottom of the inning. and Rezza scored on Citeras home in the fourth inning for his second homer of the game against St. Anne. Steve Lopez, and Bernie Gautier each Marazano, Farlan Alusik, Bob
After Marchelitis made a marvel- grounder to third. Yasaloni, Ed Haitians and Ford each
ous diving play at short for St. Anne
in the top of the fourth, St. Patrick
revived itself and added two more
After a period of silence, St. Anne
answered in the bottom of the sixth.
Frank Del Re walked, Ron Del Prete
Comcast Cablevision Arrests hit home runs.
The third playoff series matched J
Bs against Creative Enterprises.
runs. Kelly Larson lobbed a single blazed a single to center and Al We- Creative Enterprises won each of its
over the second basemans head, then
Esposito thumped his two-run homer
ber whacked an RBI single to left. Joe
McEvoy made the score, 13-5, with
Nilsen Detective for UC Title playoff series convincingly. The first
game of the best of three series was
CONTINUED FROM PAGE 11
over the right fielders head. an RBI single over first base. won by Creative Enterprises 22-21.
St. Patrick struck for two more Still pumped up, St. Patrick added scored three more runs in the fifth. The Comcast defense confidently In game two, J Bs had a must-win
lightning bolts in the fifth to take a another run in the seventh. Laskowski Wactor tapped a single to center and took to the field in the seventh and situation. In the first inning, star
13-3 lead. Laskowski lined a single laced his fourth hit of the evening, moved to third on an error. Wactor retired all three Nilsen Detective pitcher and hitter Maranzano was
past third, Rezza rippled a single by Luongo poked a single to left and cleverly scored when Crostowitz Agency batters to secure the victory. ejected-for arguing balls and strikes
second and Kucin knocked a single Rezza sacrificed to center to bring grounded out to the pitcher. Carl Reider Nilsen Detective 001 230 0 06 with the umpire. French had to re-
to center. Mike Hayeck hit a sacri- home Laskowski. St. Anne center ripped a single to center and sped to Comcast Cable 610 114 x 13 place Maranzano on the mound and
fice fly to left to score Laskowski fielder Ferro made a beautiful catch to second on a ground out to short. Butch Buontempo had to replace Maranzano
limit Rezzas shot to only a sacrifice. Ernst plunked a single over short to in the batting order. Both players rose
PUBLIC NOTICE The victory advanced St. Patrick to bring home Reider, then Chuck Harrell to the occasion. Buontempo paced the
play St. Louis on August 31 at whizzed an RBI single to left. hitting attack with a 5-for-5 game and
BOROUGH OF FANWOOD
Jerseyland Field in Scotch Plains. Trailing only 8-6, Nilsen was French was sparkling on the mound
St. Patrick 450 220 1 14 within striking distance, but Comcast as J Bs won 20-11.
Notice is hereby given that the PLAN- St. Anne 030 002 0 05 was determined to increase its cush- Congratulations to Charles
NING BOARD OF THE BOROUGH OF ion. Airey lobbed a one-out single to Prusakowski on his outstanding
FANWOOD after public hearing denied
approval to Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Kruper
PUBLIC NOTICE center, then Deo hopped a single past coaching. J Bs won the regular sea-
to build a second floor addition above the SHERIFFS SALE the diving third baseman. After a son with a 19-3 record.
garage for a photography studio 128 North SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, fabulous fielding play by Nilsens
Avenue, Fanwood, New Jersey being Block CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times shortstop, Lehman drilled an RBI
No. 51 Lot No. 20. DOCKET NO. F-1042-98.
Documents pertaining to this application UNION PLANTERS NATIONAL BANK,
SINGLE TO RIGHT
Joe McEvoy of single to left to up the score to 10-6.
are available for public inspection at the PLAINTIFF vs. CEDRIC WINSTON
St. Anne slashes a single to right field Deo regained command of his
Borough Hall during normal business hours. BLACKMAN; UNITED STATES OF in the sixth inning against St. Patrick. pitching and allowed only a single to
Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Kruper AMERICA; VIRGINIA PRILEAN, DEFEN- St. Patrick won the playoff game, 14-5. Innacone in the sixth and Comcast
128 North Avenue DANT.
Fanwood, New Jersey 07023 CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION,
stormed back to the plate in the bot-
PUBLIC NOTICE tom of the inning. Bob Canales
1 T 9/3/98, The Times Fee: $16.32 DATED JULY 10, 1998 FOR SALE OF
MORTGAGED PREMISES. SHERIFFS SALE slapped a single to center, DiMartino
PUBLIC NOTICE By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, bopped a single past second and
tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY,
SHERIFFS SALE public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union DOCKET NO. F-17365-96.
Spanier thumped a two-RBI triple to
SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CHICAGO faraway center. Stumpf came through
CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY AS TRUSTEE UNDER THAT CERTAIN with an RBI single to center and Art
DOCKET NO. F-3017-98. THE 30TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., POOLING AND SERVICING AGREE- Kopacz followed with a single over David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times
Jim Airey of Comcast
CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said MENT DATED AS OF APRIL 1, 1995, FOR
CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF vs. MANUEL day. All successful bidders must have 20% RTC MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH
second. Comcasts lead zoomed to lashes an RBI single to center in the
MACHADO AND NEVIA MACHADO H/W of their bid available in cash or certified CERTIFICATES, SERIES 1995-1 WITH- 13-6 when Torsiello slashed an RBI second inning against Nilsen Detec-
ET AL, DEFENDANT. check at the conclusion of the sales. OUT RECOURSE, PLAINTIFF vs. single to center. tive Agency.
CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, The judgment amount is $55,474.48. CARNINE ANTORINO AND KATHRYN
DATED JUNE 3, 1998 FOR SALE OF All that certain tract or parcel of land and ANTORINO H/W, DEFENDANT. PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE
MORTGAGED PREMISES. premises situate, lying and being in the CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION,
By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- CITY OF ELIZABETH, County of UNION DATED FEBRUARY 19, 1998 FOR SALE TOWN OF WESTFIELD
tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by and State of New Jersey. OF MORTGAGED PREMISES. PLANNING BOARD
public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union Also known as Tax Lot No. W11 in Block By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the undersigned has made application to the Planning
County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, No. 1164 on the Tax Assessment Map of the tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by Board of the Town of Westfield seeking preliminary and final approval of a Major Site Plan,
Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY CITY OF ELIZABETH. public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union together with variances and any other necessary relief so as to permit the modification, David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times
THE 16TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., More commonly known as 69-71 PARKER County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, improvement and enlargement of an existing office building at property known as 574 FLY BALL
Lou Kruk of Nilsen De-
1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said ROAD, ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY Springfield Avenue, Westfield, New Jersey (Block No. 1701, Lot No. 8). tective Agency lofts a fly ball to center
day. All successful bidders must have 20% 07208. THE 23RD DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., The applicant is seeking approval of variances from the following provisions of the in the first inning against Comcast.
of their bid available in cash or certified BEGINNING at a point in the easterly line 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said Westfield Land Use Ordinance:
check at the conclusion of the sales. of Parker Road, distant forty (40) feet east- day. All successful bidders must have 20% 1. Section 1028 E.1 Maximum Building Height Permitted: 40 PUBLIC NOTICE
The judgment amount is $137,799.24. erly from the land of one Groll; thence along of their bid available in cash or certified Feet. Proposed: 43.5 feet.
The property to be sold is located in the the easterly line of Parker Road south, 38 check at the conclusion of the sales. 2. Section 917 D.2 and B.5 Loading Zone Size Required: 900 square BOROUGH OF FANWOOD
CITY of ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY degrees 6 minutes East forty (40) feet to the The judgment amount is $485,632.50. feet. Proposed: 700 square feet.
07201, County of UNION and State of New land of Vorhees; thence along that land The property to be sold is located in the 3. section 917 C.2.d Rear Yard Parking Only Applicant pro-
Jersey. North 67 degrees 50 minutes East 141 feet BOROUGH of MOUNTAINSIDE in the poses ±32 parking spaces in the side yard. Notice is hereby given that on September
Commonly known as: 926 MADISON to a point; thence North 34 degrees 24 County of UNION, and the State of New 4. Section 917 D.1 Minimum parking space dimensions required 23, 1998 at 8:00 P.M. in the Borough Hall of
AVENUE, ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY minutes East 46.02 feet to a point; thence Jersey. 9 feet x 18 feet; some of applicants spaces the Borough of Fanwood at 75 North Martine
07201. North 17 degrees 20 minutes West 24 feet COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 1437 DUNN are 8-1/2 feet x 18 feet. Avenue, Fanwood, New Jersey the Fanwood
Tax Lot No. 685 in Block No. 12. to a point; thence South 52 degrees 9 min- PARKWAY, MOUNTAINSIDE, NEW JER- 5. Section 917 F Specifications for Parking Area Required: Planning Board will hold a public hearing to
Dimension of Lot: approximately 35.50 utes West 52.38 feet to a point; thence SEY. 4 inch (base) x 2 inch (top). Proposed: 3 inch consider the appeal of Irmas Bag for use
feet wide by 145.00 feet long. South 69 degrees 12 minutes West 142.03 TAX LOT NO.: 17 BLOCK NO.: 10.E. x 2 inch x 1-1/2 inch. and bulk variances to install an extra inter-
Nearest Cross Street: Fanny Street. feet to the point or place of Beginning. Dimensions of Lot are (approximately) 55 6. Section 917 G Requires Granite Curbing around additional nally illuminated sign from the requirements
Situate at a point on the northwesterly Being also known and designated at 69- feet wide by 161.20 feet long, irregular. parking. None is proposed. of Chapter 93 of the Code of the Borough of
sideline of Madison Avenue distance ap- 71 Parker Road, Elizabeth, New Jersey. NEAREST CROSS STREET: Situate on 7. Section 917 J Parking and loading areas to be illuminated, Fanwood and from provision of subpara-
proximately 303.50 feet northeasterly from The above description is drawn in accor- the SOUTHEASTERLY side of DUNN applicant proposes no illumination beyond graphs 93-15D(7) (p) (internally illuminated
its intersection with the northeasterly side- dance with a survey dated August 5, 1983 PARKWAY, distant 135.07 feet from the existing. sign not permitted D variance); 93-15K
line of Fanny Street. and made by Decker & Coriell, Inc., Land SOUTHWESTERLY side of NEW PROVI- 8. Section 917 K Parking entrance and exit signs required at (3)(b) (1) (C variance wall sign front); 93-
There is due approximately the sum of Surveyors, Union, New Jersey. DENCE ROAD. Boards discretion. None proposed. 15K (3) (b) (2) (C variance wall sign side)
$141,444.61 together with lawful interest There is due approximately the sum of There is due approximately the sum of 9. Section 917 M Required paved walkways in parking lot at on the property at 38B South Martine Av-
and costs. $57,055.16 together with lawful interest and $498,665.93 together with lawful interest Boards discretion. None proposed. enue, Fanwood, New Jersey also known as
There is a full legal description on file in costs. and costs. Said property is within 200 feet of property owned by you or you are otherwise required Block No. 65 Lot No. 14 on the Fanwood Tax
the Union County Sheriffs Office. There is a full legal description on file in There is a full legal description on file in by law to be noticed of the hearing. Map.
The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn the Union County Sheriffs Office. the Union County Sheriffs Office. A Public Hearing has been ordered for SEPTEMBER 14, 1998 at 7:30 p.m. in the Council All interested persons may be present and
this sale. The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn Chambers at the Municipal Building, 425 East Broad Street, Westfield, at which time you heard.
RALPH FROEHLICH this sale. this sale. may appear and participate in the hearing in accordance with the Rules of the Planning The file pertaining to this application is
SHERIFF RALPH FROEHLICH RALPH FROEHLICH Board. This notice is sent to you on behalf of the applicant, by order of the Planning Board. available for public inspection during normal
FEIN, SUCH, KAHN & SHEPARD, SHERIFF SHERIFF Information, maps, site plans and the application are available for your inspection in the business hours from the Secretary of the
Attorneys PETILLO & STERN, Attorney PETILLO & STERN, Attorneys Office of the Construction Official, 959 North Avenue West, Westfield and may be seen Board at the Administration Offices of the
Suite 201 Suite 300 Suite 300 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Borough of Fanwood at 75 North Martine
7 Century Drive 1170 Route 22 East 1170 Route 2E East Lindabury, McCormick & Estabrook Avenue, Fanwood, New Jersey.
Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807-2926 Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807-2926 53 Cardinal Drive, P.O. Box 2369 Irmas Bag of Fanwood, Inc.
CH-753970 (WL) CH-753989 (WL) CH-753743 (WL) Attorneys for Applicant, Ettnor Partners, LLP 38-B South Martine Avenue
4 T - 8/20, 8/27, 4 T - 9/3, 9/10 4 T - 8/27, 9/3, by: Stephen A. Santola Fanwood, New Jersey 07023
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A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, September 3, 1998 Page 13
CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK
CULINANE FIRES 4-HITTER, SPLITS 6 RBI WITH BUCH
Russell Road Rumbles Down
Willoughby in Game 1, 10-0
By DAVID B. CORBIN three Willoughby batters to ground bopped a single over second and Tim
Specially Written for The Westfield Leader and The Times out to end the inning. Walsh smashed a single to center.
Tom Culinane fired a four-hitter The pumped up Russell Road crew Buchwald blasted a two-run double to
and allowed only two walks as Russell added two more runs in the second. center and Scott Johnson, who had
Road rumbled over Willoughby Road, Lou Danielle dazzled the fans when been terrorizing the cars along the
10-0, in the first complete game of he beat out an infield single, Kurt right field line and toying with the
the Fanwood Old Mens Softball Staeudle looped a single over short, right field fence, launched a long RBI
Association Championships at La then Dennis OConner loaded the sacrifice fly. Finally, Factor ricocheted
Grande Park in Fanwood on August bases with a single to center. The left- an RBI double off the left field screen.
David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times
25. The road was much bumpier on handed Culinane stepped up and Culinane yielded another leadoff LOOKING FOR A PARKING SPACE
Chris Park of Willoughby looks for
August 24 when both Road teams sliced a two-run single to left to put single to DePalma but halted the next an open spot and decides to park the ball in deep center for a two-run homer
battled to a 7-7 tie which was called Russell in the lead, 4-0. three batters in the bottom of the in the sixth inning of game two against Russell Road.
David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times due to darkness and had to be re- Culinane was brilliant, mixing his fourth. In the fifth, however, Russell
Kevin Sicula of played. Culinane and Dave Buchwald pitches well to throw off the batters. Road grabbed another run to take a
Willoughby smashes a single to center
in the second inning against Russell.
both had three RBI to help Russell
secure the complete game victory.
The second-seeded Russell Road team
After walking Kevin Sicula, the next 10-0 lead. Straeudle doubled off the
Russell Road Captures Title;
FLIP CHAMBLISS revved its engines an zoomed to a 2-0
lead in the first. Don Weber drilled a
double to center and Tim Walsh tapped
Closes Willoughby Rd., 17-8
SOFTBALL GAME a single past second. Buchwald lofted a CONTINUED FROM PAGE 11
The Second Annual Norman Flip long sacrifice fly to center to bring home the lower half of the inning with umpire Bob Brelinsky called the
Chambliss Memorial All Star Softball Weber, then Clint Factor ripped an RBI hurricane-like force. Weber, who game due to visibility insufficiency.
Game will be held at 4:00 pm on single up-the-middle. reached base on a force play, and Tim The title belonged to Russell Road
Sunday September 13 at Field #6 at Walsh, who singled, both scored when and Danielle was named Most Valu-
Tamaques Park in Westfield. All are Culinane allowed a leadoff double
to Matt DePalma in the bottom of the Buchwald belted a double, high off able Player of the series.
welcome to observe the event. the pole in deep left-center. Johnson
first but managed to get the next Willoughby Road 320 003 08
walked and Joe Walsh smacked an Russell Road 730 70x 17
RBI single past third.
St. Bartholomews Mens The eye of the storm was about to
arrive and the turbulence was at its
peak. Danielle addressed the plate
Softball League Results and airmailed his lightning bolt two-
run triple to the fence in deep, deep
right-center field. More fury was still
St. Barts Oldtimers Tony Perfilio and pitcher Frank to come. Staeudle blazed a shot which
Chupko had two hits each for St. caused the ball and the outfielder to
League Standings: Jude. Pete Chemidlin and Emmitt
David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times
LUNGING SINGLE TO CENTER
Tim Walsh of Russell Road spots a vacant
bounce of the left field screen.
OHara each had two hits for St. area and places a single to center in the first inning of game one against OConner squibbled a single to short
(As of August 27) and Staeudle scored the seventh run
Paul. Willoughby Road.
(Final Reg. Season) of the inning when the shortstop
Angels Division: St. Anne 6, St. Michael 4 three Willoughby batters were un- screen in left and scored on Culinanes made a throwing error.
TEAM W-L-T Percentage
For St. Anne, Steve Pirella, Steve able to get the ball out of the infield. bouncing single to right. The towel was wet and despite
St. Jude 20-2-0 .909 Mihansky (1 HR & 4 RBI) and pitcher Although Buchwald led off the third All three Willoughby batters flied trailing 17-5 in the fifth, Willoughby
St. Joseph 16-6-0 .727 Dom Deo each had two hits. Joe Shea with a single, Factor walked and out in the fifth and Russell came back refused to throw it in. Unfortunately,
St. Thomas 11-11-0 .500 and Fred Holm had two hits each for Danielle loaded the bases with another to threaten in the sixth. Bob Picarski for Willoughby, all three batters were
St. Paul 7-15-0 .318 St. Michael.
St. Blaise 5-17-0 .227 single, Russell Road failed to score. thudded a single to right, then was retired by Cullinane. Danielle
St. Paul 14, St. Thomas 11 Aside from Culinanes expert gunned down after Buchwald singled flaunted his outstanding defensive
Saints Division: Seven runs in the top of the sixth pitching, the well-seasoned Russell and the left fielder fired a rifle shot in skills by making a great, full-speed, David B. Corbin for The Leader and The Times
TEAM W-L Percentage
inning by St. Paul cemented the vic- Road defense also confused the time to nail him as he slid into third. running catch in right field. PATIENCE
Lou Cerchio of
St. Michael 14-8-0 .636 Willoughby hitters by constantly Parks hooked a one-out single to left
St. James 11-11-0 .500 tory. Leading the way were Larry As the eye of the storm settled Willoughby waits patiently for a good
St. Louis 11-11-0 .500 Szenyi, Derrek Von Langen, Pete shifting their defensive positions. On in the sixth for Willoughby and Matt over Willoughby, there was an ee- pitch in game one against Russell Road.
St. Anne 8-14-0 .364 Chemidlin and Emmitt OHara with many occasions, Russell would shift Lembo flied out to right; but, Birnbaum, rie calm as Russell Road passed
St. Patrick 7-15-0 .318
three hits each and Matt Hoelzel with one of its outfielders to an infield the Russell second baseman, executed silently in the bottom of the fifth.
St. Blaise 19, St. Thomas 10 two hits. For St. Thomas, Frank Pepe position. As a result, Danielle who a fabulous running catch in foul terri- While still in the calm; however, Scotch Hills Women
shifted to the infield in the third, tory to retire the side.
Tom McGall led St. Blaises of- and Al Curcie each had four hits, Lee
initiated a slick second-to-first double In the bottom of the seventh,
Willoughby managed to stir up three
runs in the sixth. Cerchio singled
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fense with four hits, including one DiDonato had three hits and Terry
homer, two doubles and four runs Gallagher, captain Tom Henderson and play which negated Chris Parks siz- Willoughby had its last chance and, to center and Chris Park planted a A spokeswoman for the Scotch Hills
batted in. Other contributors were Stan Lesniewski each had two hits. zling leadoff single. at least, wanted to avoid a shutout. two-run homer in remote center. Womens Golf Association of Scotch
Charlie Kreyer with four hits, Bob Russell Road laid tracks all over Joe Smith reached first on an error McAlindin doubled to left and Scott Plains announced the winning team of
St. James 16, St. Joseph 2 Willoughby Road with five more runs and Matt Mahoney drew a base-on- Gaito yanked an RBI double down the Handicap Stroke Play and the Sec-
Reick with three hits and Gerry Riepe,
Karl Grossman was the only St. in the fourth. OConner hammered a balls; however, Culinane and the the left field line; but when Matt
ond Round for Club Championship tour-
Bob Brennan and captain Tom Joseph player to get two hits. For St. naments held August 25.
Sherwin with two hits each. For St. triple to a remote section of right- Russell defense were too solid and DePalma lined out for the third out, FLIGHT A
James, gang leader Jim Hoelzel had center field, Culinane lobbed the ball the shutout was preserved.
Thomas, Terry Gallagher had three Low gross, Linda Moncur, 42.
four hits, Stan Grausso had three hits off the glove of the second baseman in
hits and Dave Hagan, Lee DiDonato, and Pete DeCristofaro, Tom Maher, Russell Road 220 510 0 10 PUBLIC NOTICE First low net, Eve Kennelly and Peggy
Tony Blasi and Fred Schwager each shallow right and Cullinanes cour- Willoughby Road 000 000 0 00 Boss, tied, 33.
Al Antoine and Bob Pielhau had two tesy runner scored. Eric Birnbaum NOTICE TO CREDITORS Second low net, Carol Nichols and
had two hits.
hits apiece. PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE OF ALFRED J. DE ANGELO, Charlene Szenyi, tied, 34.
St. Patrick 10, St. Anne 9 PUBLIC NOTICE Deceased.
St. James 7, St. Louis 6 SHERIFFS SALE Pursuant to the order of ANN P. CONTI,
St. Patrick nipped St. Anne with Low gross, Mary Pearsall, 50.
In a see-saw game, St. James scored SHERIFFS SALE SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, Surrogate of the County of Union, made on
two hits each by Kelly Larson, Mark the winning run in the bottom of the SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, the 7th day of August, A.D., 1998, upon the First low net, Lewelleyn Fisher, 31.
DiFrancesco, Al Yanni Rezza, Tom CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F-4368-96. application of the undersigned, as Executor Second low net, Mary Pearsall, 32.
eighth inning and swiped second Third low net, Pat Herring and Elsie
Kucin, Mild Mike Hayek and Pat DOCKET NO. F-15480-96. THE BANK OF NEW YORK; ET ALS., of the estate of said deceased, notice is
place in their division. Batters for the PLAINTIFF vs. FRANK A. PAUL; hereby given to the creditors of said de- Blanchette, tied, 33.
Citera. For St. Anne, Nick Littero St. James gang were Pete
CITICORP MORTGAGE, INC., PLAIN-
had three hits and Steve Ferro, Steve TIFF vs. THOMAS BURRIS; HIRAM BARBARA PAUL, OCCUPANT, DEFEN- ceased to exhibit to the subscriber under FLIGHT C
DeCristofaro with three hits and Steve BURRIS AND CLAUDETTE BURRIS, HIS DANT. oath or affirmation their claims and demands Low gross, Carole Katz, 54.
Mihansky, Wally Bradshaw and WIFE; ET ALS, DEFENDANT. CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, against the estate of said deceased within
Murano, pitcher Joe Matuska, Al First low net, Carole Katz and Lucy
Frank Del Re had two hits apiece. Antoine, Bill Canata and Joe Scarfuto
CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED DECEMBER 4, 1996 FOR SALE six months from the date of said order, or
Banta, tied, 32.
DATED JUNE 22, 1998 FOR SALE OF OF MORTGAGED PREMISES. they will be forever barred from prosecuting
St. Michael 7, St. Louis 4 with two hits apiece. Glen Walz had MORTGAGED PREMISES. By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- or recovering the same against the sub- Second low net, Dot Rastelli, 33.
Steve Pietrucha, Tony Williams (1 three hits and Tom Ulichny had two By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by scriber. Low putts, Eve Kennelly, 15.
HR) and pitcher Nick Barattucci sup- tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union Alyssa T. Rodgers
hits for St. Louis. public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Executor
Chip-ins, Linda Moncur, Hole No. 3;
plied two hits each for St. Michael. County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY Newman Scarola & Assoc., Attorneys Sophia Hildabrand, Hole No. 8; Mary
Bill Mirto had three hits and John PUBLIC NOTICE Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 16TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., 64 West Main Street Danskin, Hole No. 7, and J. Peterson and
Chupko had two hits for St. Louis. THE 16TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said Freehold, New Jersey 07728 Doris Grow, both on Hole No. 5.
SHERIFFS SALE 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader, Fee: $19.89 Birdies, Linda Moncur, Hole No. 3.
St. Jude 9, St. Paul 6 SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified
Joe Dolan had three hits and Jeff CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.
DOCKET NO. F-1193-97. The judgment amount is $121,050.30.
Friedlander, Marty Berstein, captain ROOSEVELT BANK, PLAINTIFF vs.
check at the conclusion of the sales.
The judgment amount is $119,947.20. BEING KNOWN AS Lot(s) ACCT No.:
RONALD S. MANTON AND ELVA L. The property to be sold is located in the 53, Block WARD No.: 5, FORMERLY
PUBLIC NOTICE TORRES MANTON, HIS WIFE; ET ALS, CITY of ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY KNOWN AS Lot(s) No. 18, Block No. 9, ON
DEFENDANT. 07201, County of UNION and State of New THE TAX MAP OF City of Elizabeth, New
TOWN OF WESTFIELD
CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, Jersey. Jersey.
PLANNING BOARD DATED DECEMBER 8, 1997 FOR SALE Commonly known as: 907 ANNA MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 37
OF MORTGAGED PREMISES. STREET, ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY Atlantic Street.
The Planning Board of the Town of
By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- 07201. Property. The property consists of the
Westfield, New Jersey will meet on Monday,
tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by Tax Lot No. 183 in Block No. 8. land and all the buildings and structures on
September 14, 1998 in the Community Room
public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union Dimension of Lot: approximately 25 feet the land in the City of Elizabeth, County of
at the Municipal Building, 425 East Broad
County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, wide by 100 feet long. Union and State of New Jersey. The legal
Street, Westfield, New Jersey at 8:00 p.m.
Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY Nearest Cross Street: Henry Street. description is: Which is known, numbered
to hear and consider the following applica-
THE 23RD DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., Situate at a point on the northerly sideline and designated on a certain Map entitled
1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said of Anna Street distance approximately 75 Map of Property owned by Jacob T. Merritt
98-19(V) ROBERTO OLIVARES AND
day. All successful bidders must have 20% feet from its intersection with the northwest- in Elizabeth, New Jersey on file in the Office
DENISE DiBLASI OLIVARES (AP-
of their bid available in cash or certified erly sideline of Henry Street. of the Register of the County of Union, as Lot
PLICANT/OWNERS) 407 WEST
check at the conclusion of the sales. There is due approximately the sum of number 18 (eighteen) in Block number nine
GROVE STREET AND MR. AND
The judgment amount is $123,922.34. $123,143.38 together with lawful interest (9) as laid down on said Map.
MRS. STANLEY JONES (OWNERS)
The property to be sold is located in the and costs. There is due approximately the sum of
409 WEST GROVE STREET,
CITY OF ELIZABETH, in the County of There is a full legal description on file in $125,923.09 together with lawful interest
BLOCK NO. 4704, LOT NOS. 3 AND
UNION, and the State of New Jersey. the Union County Sheriffs Office. and costs.
2, PRELIMINARY AND FINAL MI-
Commonly known as: 128-130 LINCOLN The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn There is a full legal description on file in
NOR SUBDIVISION WITH VARI-
AVENUE, FORMERLY KNOWN AS 130 this sale. the Union County Sheriffs Office.
ANCES. Applicants are seeking to
LINCOLN AVENUE, ELIZABETH, NEW RALPH FROEHLICH The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn
reposition the property line between
JERSEY 07207. SHERIFF this sale.
two existing abutting lots. Applicants
Tax Lot No. 609, in Block No. 13. FEIN, SUCH, KAHN & SHEPARD, RALPH FROEHLICH
seek variance from the following re-
Dimensions of Lot (Approximately) 50 feet Attorneys SHERIFF
quirements of the Land Use Ordinance:
wide by 89.48 feet long. Suite 201 FRANK J. MARTONE, Attorney
Pre-existing, Non-conforming zon- Nearest Cross Street: Situate on the 7 Century Drive 4 Brighton Road
ing conditions for lot 2.01: SOUTHERLY side of LINCOLN AVENUE, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 Clifton, New Jersey 07012
distant 475 feet from the WESTERLY side CH-753967 (WL) CH-752924 (WL)
Section 1014 E.2. of the Land Use
of CHERRY STREET. 4 T - 8/20, 8/27, 4 T - 8/20, 8/27,
Ordinance. Ordinance required a mini-
There is due approximately the sum of 9/3 & 9/10/98 Fee: $179.52 9/3 & 9/10/98 Fee: $183.60
mum front yard setback range of 30.34
$127,767.16 together with lawful interest
± 2 feet Existing is 32.39 feet.
and costs. STX LANZERA ADAMS PRINCE NIKE
Section 1014 E.3. of the Land Use There is a full legal description on file in
Ordinance. Ordinance requires a mini- the Union County Sheriffs Office. Kehler’s
ATHLETIC Sports Supply Store
mum side yard setback of 10 feet The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn
existing is 9.28 feet.
Section 1003(e)(1)(ii) of the Land Use
Ordinance. Ordinance requires the rear
FRANK J. MARTONE, Attorney
setback for the shed to be a minimum
4 Brighton Road
of 5 feet 3 feet exists. A Retail, SCHOOL & TEAM Dealer Offering A Complete
Clifton, New Jersey 07012
Pre-existing, Non-conforming zon- CH-753566 (WL) Line of School Team Jackets, Uniforms & Footwear
ing conditions for lot 3.01: 4 T - 8/27, 9/3,
9/10 & 9/17/98 Fee: $171.36
Section 1014 E.2. of the Land Use
BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIALS
Ordinance. Ordinance requires front
yard setback range to be 30.34 ± 2 feet SOCCER SKILLS
o l Puma Soccer
24.14 feet exists. F ia
AND DRILLS INC. Spe am
Section 917 E.1. of the Land Use Or-
dinance. Ordinance requires a mini- e es
mum residential driveway width of 8
feet 7 feet exists.
Pri Asics Running
New C.40:55D-70 (c) Variance re-
quested for Lot 2.01:
Because A Left Foot Is A Terrible Thing To Waste ALL Your Sporting Needs
Section 1014 E.6. of the Land Use
Ordinance. Minimum lot width required A YEAR ROUND SOCCER TUTORING Football Field Hockey Soccer Tennis Running
by Ordinance is 50 feet applicant SCHOOL FOR ALL AGES, WE
proposes ± 49 feet. SPECIALIZE IN THE DEVELOPMENT CARRYING: • Shinguards • Soccer Balls
Plans and application are on file in the OF BALL CONTROL SKILLS.
Soccer & Football Cleats & Equipment
Office of the Town Engineer, 959 North
FALL SESSION BEGINS
Avenue, West, Westfield, New Jersey and
may be seen Monday through Friday 8:30 WEEK OF AUGUST 31ST e,
241 South Avenu East • Westfield
The Westfield Y, 220 Clark St., Westfield, NJ
a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (South Avenue Plaza)
Kenneth B. Marsh (908) 753-8240
AMPLE FREE PARKING (908) 232-1919 For information about Y programs call 233-2700
1 T 9/3/98, The Times Fee: $54.57
Tom Turnbull, Dir. UMBRO WILSON PUMA ADIDAS ASICS
Page 14 Thursday, September 3, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION
S P-F Youth Tennis Ends
CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK
Season With 11-1 Record
The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth sion was Sweedlund who defeated
Tennis team, under the capable lead- John Corbin in the finals. Because
ership of Rita Bokert completed a Adam Corbin was ill, Joey Wilkinson
highly successful season. The final won the junior division on default,
record was 11-1 against youths from but Wilkinson played an exhibition
teams in surrounding communities, match against Sean Varsalona who
which consisted of Springfield, Ber- was a semi finalist. In doubles, Allison
keley Heights, Plainfield, and Rahway. Zazzali teamed up with J. T.
A total of 30 young people com- Wilkinson to defeat Tommy
prised the team. This year, the team DeCataldo and Brian Kopnicki.
lost five of its senior players having The success of any program is based
completed their senior year and were on dedicated volunteers. Bokert ex-
no longer eligible to participate in tends grateful thanks and apprecia-
the Youth Tennis League program. tion to the Recreation Commission
Despite the team being young, the for use of Kramer Courts for all prac-
WINNERS AND RUNNERS-UP
The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth Tennis
players really were excellent in their tices and home matches and the
Association intra-squad winners and runners-up, left to right, are: front, competitions. Joey Wilkinson held the Fanwood Recreation Commission for
Allison Zazzali and Joey Wilkinson, and back, Brian Kopnicki, Tommy singles record in matches at 13-2. its contributions. A special thank
DeCataldo, J. T. Wilkinson, Paul Sweedlund and John Corbin. Brian Kopnicki held the record in you goes to Dale and Barbara
doubles at 8-1. In ladder competition, Hooper, coaches for many years, who Sean Farrell (Competitive Aquatics Director)
Lady Road Runners Capture Paul Sweedlund maintained the num- continued to give advice and support
Second in Basketball League
ber one position throughout the sea-
son. He held an 8-1 record in singles
competition with other town players.
to all. Finally, thanks is given to
parents who gave of their time to
assist in various ways: Ida Zazzali,
Westfield Y Signs On New
In their inaugural campaign in the
prestigious Montclair Summer
Steady ball-handlers Jessenia
Gonzales (10th grade) and Jackie
An Intra-Squad tournament was
held, in conjunction with a year-end
Mary Ellen Wilkinson, Maureen
Corbin (a veteran!) and the youths
and their siblings for their dedication
Competitive Aquatic Director
party. Ten seniors competed and 12 The Westfield Y announced that Aquatics, a male and female USS
League featuring 22 of the top high Cusimano (9th grade) performed juniors. Winner in the senior divi- and devotion to practices, etc.
school womens basketball teams, the admirably at the point guard posi- the new Director of Competitive team with 16 USS Senior National
Westfield Lady Road Runners distin- tion, displaying poise when driving Aquatics, Sean Farrell, started on Qualifiers and eight Pan-Pacific
guished themselves admirably. The to the lane or passing the ball to September 1. Farrell came to Championship competitors.
team finished 9-3 in the regular sea- teammates. Kate Abramson (9th Westfield from Tempe, Arizona, Farrell came to Arizona State from
son and captured the first overall grade) and Melissa Heller (9th grade) where he was assistant coach of the Southern Connecticut State Univer-
seeding in the Eastern Division. proved to be key late-season addi- mens swim team at Arizona State sity in New Haven, where he coached
The Lady Road Runners van- tions and were prominent players University for four years, and head for two seasons. As a swimmer for
quished squads from West Caldwell, during the post-season run. coach and founder of the Sun Devils Southern Connecticut, he was NCAA
Montclair, Kimberly Academy, West In the playoffs, the Road Runners Division II All-American, a four-
Essex, Waldwick and Paramus Catho- avenged one of their defeats by beat- SP-F Youth Tennis time record holder and New England
Division champion, Team Captain
lic. Their attack was based on an up- ing the Newton Raptors. In the semi-
tempo, fast-breaking style, while final game, the Road Runners crushed Shines in Tourney and Most Valuable Swimmer. Farrell
received his bachelors degree in bi-
causing chaos on the defensive end. a combined West Essex/West
Westfields floor leader was Cap- Caldwell squad. On championship The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth ology from SCSU in 1993.
tain Liz McKeon, who led the team night the Lady Cards from Columbia Tennis Team competed in the annual Farrell and his wife, Suzanne, wel-
in virtually every category. McKeon proved why they earned the number Youth Tennis League Tournament come the move to the East Coast, in
provided valuable direction to her two ranking in the state tournament held in Plainfield on August 19. order to be closer to family. He loves
teammates and was selected for the last March. Their height, strength, Coached by Rita Bokert, 12 members swimming and has a tremendous ap-
League all-star game. Other incom- athleticism, depth and experience of the local team entered this tourna- preciation for the discipline, time man-
ing seniors who participated were eventually wore down the Road Run- ment. Donald Van Blake was in agement, teamwork and opportunities
Monique Brendel, Katie Gildea and ners, who never gave up the fight. charge of this years tournament and that the sport of swimming provides.
Kelly Meyer. Brendel and Meyer were If the summer campaign is any announced the following results. Sean brings experience, energy
tenacious rebounders and Gildea pro- indication of the fortunes of the For Scotch Plains-Fanwood, Adam and drive to a proud, continuing tra-
vided offensive spark by slashing her Westfield squad, then the future is DIVISION CHAMP AND RUNNER-UP
Adam Corbin recently won the Corbin and Sean Varsalona battled dition in competitive swimming, div-
way to the hoop at critical moments. indeed bright and full of promise Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth Tennis League Under-12 title. Corbin, left, and each other for the youth division ing, and synchronized swimming at
Incoming sophomores, Karen for this band of Road Warriors. runner-up Sean Varsolona, right, proudly accept their trophies from director trophy. Corbin, who was the top seed the Westfield Y, said Lisa Chris-
Donald Van Blake. and defending champion, defeated tian, Assistant Executive Director.
Manahan and Carolyn Matthews Mark Matthews, Tom Manahan and
combined to finish many a fast-break Jim McKeon coached the Westfield Varsalona 6-3, 6-3. We hope new and old swimmers
or knock-down on the outside shot. team. The general manager and Other team members who played alike will come and meet him at our
director of player personnel was well were John Corbin, Paul competitive tryouts on September 8,
SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY,
For Karate, Self-Defense Sweedlund, Joey Wilkinson. who lost
to Adam Corbin in the semi-finals.
Tommy DeCataldo, Amy Ryan, Sa-
9, 10 and 12.
For information about competi-
tive aquatics and other programs at
CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, SCOTCH PLAINS A self defense Green Forest Park. rah Anderson, Tim Ryan, Jonathan the Westfield Y, visit the Y at
DOCKET NO. F-4628-96. TOWN OF WESTFIELD course for women, along with begin- The first session starts on Octo- Lorenzini, Bobby Walden, and Brian 220 Clark Street in Westfield or call
CITICORP MORTGAGE, INC., PLAIN-
TIFF vs. JOSEPH A. CHARLES; MARIE J.
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
ners and advanced beginners ka- ber 8, the second on Thursday, Janu- Kopnicki also performed admirably. 908-233-2700.
The Board of Adjustment of the Town of
CHARLES; MARIE V. PAUL; ET ALS, Westfield, New Jersey will meet on Monday, rate instruction for youngsters ages 6 ary 7, and the last on Thursday,
CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION,
DATED JUNE 16, 1998 FOR SALE OF
September 14, 1998 in the Recreation Con-
ference Room at the Municipal Building,
425 East Broad Street, Westfield, New Jer-
through 15, will begin in October.
The karate program will begin on
Tuesday, October 6, and Thursday,
March 18. Registration for one or
all the sessions commences on Sep-
tember 8, at a cost per session of
Scotch Plains Day Activities
Include Annual 5-Mile Race
MORTGAGED PREMISES. sey at 7:30 p.m. to hear and consider the
By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- following appeals for variance from the re- October 8, and will continue in two $25 for residents and $30 for non-
tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by quirements of the Westfield Land Use Ordi- additional 10-week sessions ending residents.
public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union nance:
County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street,
in May of 1999. For further information regarding SCOTCH PLAINS In conjunc- flea market and provide entertain-
1. Michael and Lorraine Wolski, 1122
Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY Columbus Avenue seeking permis- Alan Simms, a Seventh Degree the karate instruction for youths or tion with the Scotch Plains Business ment during the day.
THE 9TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., sion to erect a deck contrary to the Black Belt, will again conduct these the self-defense classes for women, and Professional Association, the Various screenings, flu shots and
1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said requirements of Section classes at Green Forest Park, lo- please call (908) 322-6700. Scotch Plains Department of Parks other services may be arranged
day. All successful bidders must have 20% 1003(e)(1)(ll)(2) of the Land Use cated off Westfield Road in Scotch
of their bid available in cash or certified Ordinance. Minimum rear yard set- and Recreation will again conduct its through the townships Health De-
Plains. 5-mile race on Saturday, October 3, partment. For race registration forms
check at the conclusion of the sales.
The judgment amount is $160,814.50.
back for deck violation of +- 19 feet-8
inches. Ordinance requires 25 feet. Registration starts on Tuesday, PAL Cheerleaders as part of the annual Scotch Plains or for further information, please call
The property to be sold is located in the 2. Prudential NJ Realty, 215 North Av- September 8, for residents and on Asking Merchants Day festivities. (908) 322-6700.
municipality of ELIZABETH in the County of enue, seeking conditional use ap- Monday, September 14, for non-resi-
UNION and State of New Jersey.
The race has been certified by USA
Commonly known as 571 WALNUT
proval for business offices on the
ground floor in the CBD zone, per dents, at a cost of $25 or $30, respec- To Donate Services Track and Field (USATF), and 500 Tennis Player Scores
STREET, ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY section 1031 C.1 of the Land Use tively, for each 10-week session. WESTFIELD - The 1998 points may be earned by runners who
Tax Lot No. 1390 Block No. 12.
Ordinance. Applicant seeks vari-
ances from Section 1-31 C.1.a and b.
The Common Sense Self-De-
fense course for women will be
Westfield Police Athletic League belong to the USATF. The course is
relatively flat, with two moderate
Hole-in-One in Golf
Dimensions of Lot: (Approximately) 28.33 of the Land Use Ordinance. Ordi- Cheerleaders are asking local busi- On Friday, August 21, when
feet wide by 140.00 feet long. taught by Mr. Simms in three, 10- ness owners to donate goods or hills. Splits will be at one, two, three
Nearest Cross Street: Situate on the
nance requires 40 parking spaces
week sessions held at 8:30 p.m. and four miles, with water stops. The Westfield Tennis Association
17 are proposed and existing. Ordi- services that can be raffled off at Womens Singles Ladder Coordina-
SOUTHEASTERLY side of WALNUT nance requires 40% glass in street Thursdays at the Towne House in the ninth annual FestiFall street race features computerized timing by
STREET 352.17 feet from the SOUTH- side facade none is proposed or Compuscore. tor, Jean Power, hit her 5-wood on
WESTERLY side of FAIRMONT AVENUE. existing. fair in downtown Westfield. Registration is now open and fees Oak Ridges #6 (hole) 151 yard par 3,
There is due approximately the sum of
$165,039.17 together with lawful interest
3. Douglas and Caroline Loffredo, 1006
Boulevard seeking permission to erect INFO.
DEADLINE INFO. The FestiFall will be held on
Sunday, September 20, from noon
are $12 by Friday, September 25 ($10
for USATF members), or $15 after
she was the only one of her foursome
to land on the green.
and costs. a deck contrary to the requirements
There is a full legal description on file in of Section 1003(e)(1)(ll)(2) and
Sports deadlines are: to 6 p.m. with a rain date of Sun- September 25th Her mom yelled, Fore! to the
the Union County Sheriffs Office. 1003(e)(1)(ll)(1) of the Land Use All sports that take place day, September 27. The money Awards will be given for first, sec- foursome ahead, waiting on the edge.
The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn Ordinance. Minimum deck sideyard during the week MUST raised will be used to support youth ond and third place male and female, Suddenly, there were cheers and clap-
this sale. violation of 7.8 feet. Ordinance re- be submitted by FRIDAY, activities sponsored by the PAL. for 19 and under, ages 20 to 24, 25 to ping from the men on the green.
RALPH FROEHLICH quires 10 feet. Deck location viola-
SHERIFF tion. Ordinance allows deck only in
4 P.M. Weekend sports To make a donation of goods or 29, 30 to 34, 35 to 39, 40 to 44, 45 to I assumed they were clapping
EPSTEIN, EPSTEIN, BROWN & rear yard. ONLY will be accepted services, please leave a message at 49, 50 to 54, 55 to 59 and 60 and over. because I out-drove the two men in
BOSEK, Attorneys 4. Jack J. and Lynn P. Bilman, 949 up till Noon on Monday. (908) 233-7105. All donations will There will also be trophies for the my foursome, Power explained. But
245 Green Village Road Summit Avenue seeking permission Aritcles must be typed, be picked up by Saturday, Septem- best male and female finisher, and the as we got closer, we couldnt find my
P.O. Box 901 to erect a building addition contrary to ball and realized what had happened.
Chatham Township, New Jersey 07928- the requirements of Section 1014 E.3
double spaced, upper ber 12, a league spokesman said. Mayors trophy for the first resident of
0901 and 1014 E.9 of the Land Use Ordi- and lower case and no All other donations can be made Scotch Plains to cross the finish line, I know that a hole-in-one is a little bit
CH-753956 (WL) nance. Minimum interior sideyard vio- longer than 1-1/2 pages. to: Westfield Police Athletic plus three grand prize drawings for all of talent and a lot of luck, much like
4 T - 8/13, 8/20, lation of +- 9.35 feet. Ordinance re- NO EXCEPTIONS League Cheerleaders, P.O. Box runners registered. Post-race refresh- a royal flush is to a poker player.
8/27 & 9/3/98 Fee: $177.48 quires 10 feet. Maximum building
873, Westfield, 07090. ments will also be served. Power, who presently has a 24
coverage violation of 21.7%. Ordi- handicap, has considered herself a
PUBLIC NOTICE nance requires 20%. PUBLIC NOTICE In conjunction with Scotch Plains
5. J. Michael Snizek and Arlene OReilly, Day, the Scotch Plains Business and tennis player who dabbles in golf;
PUBLIC NOTICE however, she says, Each year as my
SHERIFFS SALE 114 Wells Street seeking permission SHERIFFS SALE Professional Association will host a
SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, to expand a kitchen/breakfast area SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, SHERIFFS SALE game improves, I am starting to refer
CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, and Master Suite contrary to the re- CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, PUBLIC NOTICE to myself as a golfer.
DOCKET NO. F-020480-97. quirements of Section 1014 E.3 of DOCKET NO. F-19609-97. CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY,
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE the Land Use Ordinance. Continua- COUNTRYWIDE FUNDING CORPO- DOCKET NO. F-15996-97. SHERIFFS SALE PUBLIC NOTICE
ASSOCCIATION, A CORPORATION OF tion of non-conforming side setback RATION, A NEW YORK CORP, PLAIN- MARINE MIDLAND BANK N.A., A NA- SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY,
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, violation of 7.4 feet. Ordinance re- TIFF vs. OSCAR A. SOSA AND NANCY TIONAL BANKING ASSOCIATION, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, SHERIFFS SALE
PLAINTIFF vs. SAM RAPUANO (A/K/A quires 10 feet. SOSA, HIS WIFE; IN TRAINING HEALTH PLAINTIFF vs. DAVID RUDNICKI AND DOCKET NO. F-937-96. SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY,
MASSIMINO RAPUANO) AND JOANN 6. Keith Swanson, 470 Channing Av- SPA, DEFENDANT. CYNTHIA F. RUDNICKI, HIS WIFE; ET THE SUMMIT TRUST COMPANY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY,
RAPUANO, HIS WIFE; ET AL, DEFEN- enue seeking permission to erect a CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, ALS, DEFENDANT. PLAINTIFF vs. MARION SABANOS, ET DOCKET NO. F-16130-97.
DANT. deck contrary to the requirements of DATED JUNE 26, 1998 FOR SALE OF CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, ALS., DEFENDANT. U.S. BANK, N.A. F/K/A FIRST BANK,
CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, Section 1003 (e)(1)(ll)(2) of the Land MORTGAGED PREMISES. DATED JUNE 24, 1998 FOR SALE OF CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, N.A., PLAINTIFF vs. LARRY PAIGE ET
DATED JULY 02, 1998 FOR SALE OF Use Ordinance. Minimum rear yard By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- MORTGAGED PREMISES. DATED SEPTEMBER 17, 1996 FOR SALE ALS, DEFENDANT.
MORTGAGED PREMISES. for deck violation of +- 22.5 feet. tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- OF MORTGAGED PREMISES. CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION,
By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- Ordinance requires 25 feet. public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- DATED JUNE 30, 1998 FOR SALE OF
tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by 7. Christopher and Arlene Romeo, 519 County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by MORTGAGED PREMISES.
public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union Dudley Court seeking permission to Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu-
County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, erect an addition contrary to the re- THE 30TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by
Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY quirements of Section 1013 E.9. of 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said THE 30TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union
THE 30TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., the Land Use Ordinance. Building day. All successful bidders must have 20% 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said THE 9TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street,
1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said coverage violation of 21.2%. Ordi- of their bid available in cash or certified day. All successful bidders must have 20% 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY
day. All successful bidders must have 20% nance requires 20%. check at the conclusion of the sales. of their bid available in cash or certified day. All successful bidders must have 20% THE 30TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D.,
of their bid available in cash or certified 8. Robert Ooms, 507 Grove Street seek- The judgment amount is $137,809.32. check at the conclusion of the sales. of their bid available in cash or certified 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said
check at the conclusion of the sales. ing permission to erect a deck con- The property to be sold is located in the The judgment amount is $164,838.86. check at the conclusion of the sales. day. All successful bidders must have 20%
The judgment amount is $171,131.11. trary to the requirements of Section City of Elizabeth, County of Union and State The property to be sold is located in the The judgment amount is $83,624.72. of their bid available in cash or certified
The property to be sold is located in the 1003 (e)(1)(ll)(1) of the Land Use of New Jersey. Town of Westfield, County of Union and MUNICIPALITY: OF Elizabeth. check at the conclusion of the sales.
Town of Westfield, County of Union and Ordinance. Deck location violation. It is commonly known as 822 Emerson State of New Jersey. COUNTY AND STATE: UNION The judgment amount is $53,549.71.
State of New Jersey. Ordinance allows deck in rear yard Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey. It is commonly known as 914 West North COUNTY, NEW JERSEY. Property to be sold is located in the City of
It is commonly known as 517 Edgar Road, only. It is known and designated as Block No. Avenue, Westfield, New Jersey. STREET AND STREET NUMBER: 28 Elizabeth, County of Union, State of New
Westfield, New Jersey. 9. Robert and Eileen Oberlander, 548 10, Lot No. 602. It is known and designated as Block No. Fourth Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey. Jersey.
It is known and designated as Block No. Lenox Avenue seeking permission to The dimensions are 40 feet wide 100 feet 907, Lot No. 20. TAX LOT NO. AND BLOCK NO.: LOT Premises commonly known as 543 S
2909, Lot No. 5. erect a building addition; remove long. The dimensions are irregular. NO. 0682 BLOCK NO. 05. Park Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey.
The dimensions are irregular. porch or garage contrary to the re- Nearest cross street: Situate on the south- Nearest cross street: Situate on the north- DIMENSIONS: 25.00 feet x 100.00 feet x BEING KNOWN as Lot No. 0991, Block
Nearest cross street: Situate on the south- quirements of Section 1012 E.9. of westerly line of Emerson Avenue, 380.00 erly line of North Avenue West, 75.00 feet 25.00 feet x 100.00 feet. No. 03 on the official Tax Map of the City of
easterly line of Edgar Road, 212.00 feet the Land Use Ordinance. Maximum feet from the southeasterly line of Verona from the northwesterly line of Dudley Av- NEAREST CROSS STREET: Approxi- Elizabeth.
from the southwesterly line of Lynwood Place. building coverage not including deck Avenue. enue. mately 75.00 feet from the intersection with Dimensions: (approximately) 100.00 feet
Prior lien(s): None. violation of 21.7%. Ordinance requires Prior lien(s): None. Prior lien(s): None. Marshall Street. x 25.00 feet.
There is due approximately the sum of 20%. There is due approximately the sum of There is due approximately the sum of There is due approximately the sum of Nearest Cross Street: Sixth Street.
$175,620.53 together with lawful interest 10. Donald and Renata Miller, 244 $141,460.48 together with lawful interest $169,172.83 together with lawful interest $89,583.02 together with lawful interest and There is due approximately the sum of
and costs. Edgewood Avenue seeking permis- and costs. and costs. costs. $55,085.52 together with lawful interest and
There is a full legal description on file in sion to erect a building addition con- There is a full legal description on file in There is a full legal description on file in There is a full legal description on file in costs.
the Union County Sheriffs Office. trary to the requirements of Section the Union County Sheriffs Office. the Union County Sheriffs Office. the Union County Sheriffs Office. There is a full legal description on file in
The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn 1014 E.3. of the Land Use Ordi- The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn the Union County Sheriffs Office.
this sale. nance. Minimum interior sideyard vio- this sale. this sale. this sale. The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn
RALPH FROEHLICH lation of 9.25 feet. Ordinance requires RALPH FROEHLICH RALPH FROEHLICH RALPH FROEHLICH this sale.
SHERIFF 10 feet. SHERIFF SHERIFF SHERIFF RALPH FROEHLICH
STERN, LAVINTHAL, NORGAARD & Documentation of the above is on file in STERN, LAVINTHAL, NORGAARD & STERN, LAVINTHAL, NORGAARD & HACK, PIRO, ODAY, MERKLINGER, SHERIFF
KAPNICK (LIVINGSTON), Attorney the Office of the Town Engineer, 959 North KAPNICK (LIVINGSTON), Attorney KAPNICK (LIVINGSTON), Attorney WALLACE & MCKENNA, Attorneys FEDERMAN AND PHELAN, Attorney
Suite 300 Avenue West, Westfield, New Jersey and Suite 300 Suite 300 30 Columbia Turnpike Suite 505, Sentry Office Plaza
293 Eishenhower Parkway may be seen on Monday through Friday, 293 Eisenhower Parkway 293 Eisenhower Parkway P.O. Box 941 216 Haddon Avenue
Livingston, New Jersey 07039-1711 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Livingston, New Jersey 07039-1711 Livingston, New Jersey 07039-1711 Florham Park, New Jersey 07932-0941 Westmont, New Jersey 08108
CH-753991 (WL) Colleen Mayer, Secretary CH-753996 (WL) CH-753999 (WL) CH-752819 (WL) CH-754002 (WL)
4 T - 9/3, 9/10 Board of Adjustment 4 T - 9/3, 9/10 4 T - 9/3, 9/10 4 T - 8/13, 8/20, 4 T - 9/3, 9/10
9/17 & 9/24/98 Fee: $187.68 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $86.70 9/17 & 9/24/98 Fee: $183.60 9/17 & 9/24/98 Fee: $181.56 8/27 & 9/3/98 Fee: $167.28 9/17 & 9/24/98 Fee: $165.24
A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, September 3, 1998 Page 15
HELP WANTED HELP WANTED HELP WANTED HELP WANTED
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Cashier needed for local market. SECRETARY
Westfield Rescue Squad seeks National medical service firm has Perfect for Moms with children in 3-4 Hrs. per week for marriage &
trainees for Emergency Medical immediate need for detail-oriented school or college students. Flex- family counselor in private prac-
Technicians. Valid NJ Driver’s Lic. administrative assistant for small of- ible hours. tice. Must have good computer
fice. Word for Windows, Excel,
req. Min., 4 hrs./wk. dictaphone and telephone contact Call Charlie or Pat skills & good interpersonal skills.
* * * * * with customers. Will train right per- (908) 232-0402 Call/Fax (908) 233-4393
Seeks trainees as Dispatchers. son. Excellent career opportunity for HELP WANTED
Min. 2 hrs./wk. All training pro- team player, excellent benefits. Fax EMPLOYMENT WANTED
vided. resumé to: (908) 789-3275 or mail to
257 South Avenue, Garwood, NJ FAIR
JOB FAIR Housecleaning
Call Miki Leitner 07027 Attn: Robin. THURS., SEPT. 3 “Your Own Personal Maid — Me!”
(908) 233-2501 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. I will clean your home 1 to 2 times/
HELP WANTED wk. From baseboards to windows,
RECEPTIONIST CLERK Site: 1928 Westfield Ave. etc. Spec. projects. Holiday clean-
Scotch Plains, NJ ing, also. Day, evening, week-
Westfield Neighborhood Full Time
Mountainside manufacturer has an ends. Exc. Ref.
Quick Chek Food Stores (908) 241-6757 (7 Days/24 Hrs.)
Council Sponsors Child immediate opening for a Reception-
ist/Clerk for phones, greeting visi- has numerous FT & PT posi-
NJ GIRLS LACROSSE ALL STARS
Pictured, left to right, are: Christine
MacDonald Kristen Mann, Brittany Miller and Morgan Lang. Care Food Program tors, computer data entry, filing and
assisting with gen. office duties. Exc.
tions in the Scotch Plains area
The Westfield Neighborhood Coun- Whirlpool gas dryer; 6 Chippen-
NJ All-Stars Shine at US
phone manner and prof. appearance
cil announces the sponsorship of the required. Opportunity to learn and • Shift Managers dale-style hardwood dining chairs;
Child Care Food Program. This pro- grow with high tech company. • Deli & Cashier Team solid cherry drop leaf table & side-
gram is designed to provide meals to Friendly, sm. office atmosphere. Full Members board.
Lacrosse Youth Festival
children in child care centers, recre- company benefits. Send resumé to: • Assistant Managers Call (908) 232-1013
ation programs, etc. Meals are avail- The Barre Company, Inc. (1st, 2nd & Overnight Shifts)
able at no separate charge to all chil- 256 Sheffield Street
May 30 was the beginning of what
was to be an unbelievable weekend in
conjunction with the 1998 World
Lacrosse Games, the equivalent of
dren 12 and under enrolled in the Child
Care Food Program and are served with-
out regard to race, color, national ori-
Mountainside, NJ 07092
Attn.: Personnel Dept.
Quick Chek offers quarterly
bonuses, paid training, health Classified
Towson, Maryland for four Westfield the Olympics in lacrosse, held once gin, disability, age or sex. HELP WANTED insurance, 401K plan & tuition
8th graders. Morgan Lang, Christie every four years. The World Games ELIGIBILITY INCOME SCALE reimbursement.
MacDonald, Kristen Mann and Brit- were held for the first time in the Effective from July 1,1998 BOOKKEEPER
tany Miller were selected for the New United States this year at nearby Johns through June 30,1999 Extra $1.25/hr. bonus pay Sat-
Jersey All-Star 7/8 Grade Lacrosse team
after a four-hour try out on May 30 at
The New Jersey All-Stars were thrilled
National medical service firm has
immediate need for experienced
urday afternoons and all-day
Family Size Income Income
Rutgers University in New Brunswick.
Twenty-two girls from various parts
to be part of this well-organized La-
crosse event. The NJ All-Stars played
for small office. Varied responsibili-
ties include A/R & A/P. Word re-
quired and Excel a plus. Willing to
QUICK CHEK Tuesday
of New Jersey traveled to Towson six games in a round robin format and 4 $21,385 $30,433 STORES
State University to participate in the
4-day 1998 World Lacrosse Youth
finished with a 2-2-2 record. The most
significant game was the tie with the
Family Member + $ 3,640 + $ 5,180
train right person in specifics. Excel-
lent career opportunity for team
player, excellent benefits. Fax resumé
1928 Westfield Ave., 232-4407
Festival held July 17-20. The Youth New Hampshire team which remained The Child Care Food Program is a Scotch Plains, NJ
to: (908) 789-3275 or mail to 257 (908) 322-9879
Festival consisted of 2,200 girls and unbeaten throughout the tournament. federal program of the Food and Nu- South Avenue, Garwood, NJ 07027
boys under the age of 15 from 82 New Jersey scored with one minute to trition Service, United States Depart- Attn: Robin. PUBLIC NOTICE
teams, 21 states and four nations who go on the clock to tie the game. ment of Agriculture. It is operated in
PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that an ordi-
were selected to play by either tryout The Youth Festival is the largest accordance with U.S.D.A. policy, PUBLIC NOTICE nance of which the following is a copy was
or coaches recommendation. youth lacrosse event in the United which does not permit discrimination SHERIFFS SALE introduced, read and passed on first reading
because of race, color, national ori- SHERIFFS SALE SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY,
The festival was held this year in States. This event is not about win- by the Council of the Town of Westfield at a
SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY,
ning or losing, or getting trophies, it gin, disability, age or sex in the meal CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY,
CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, meeting held August 11, 1998 , and that the
service, admissions policy or use of DOCKET NO. F-9730-94. said Council will further consider the same
is about teams from other countries DOCKET NO. F-11823-97.
Old Guard Lists Topics and the United States meeting each
any Child Care Food Program facil- EASTERN MORTGAGE SERVICES,
PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY
OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF vs. HENRY
for final passage on the 15th day of Septem-
ber, 1998, at 8:00 p.m., in the Council Cham-
ity. Any person who believes they INC., PLAINTIFF vs. MARCIAL ACEVEDO
For Upcoming Meetings other and having a chance to play have been discriminated against in AND SYLVIA ACEVEDO, HUSBAND AND
DIXON, JR., KATIE M. DIXON, HIS WIFE,
ET ALS., DEFENDANT.
ber, Municipal Building, 425 East Broad
Street, Westfield, New Jersey, at which time
WESTFIELD The Old Guard of teams they would not ordinarily play. any U.S.D.A. related activity should WIFE; ET ALS, DEFENDANT.
CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, and place any person who may be interested
Westfield, a social club for retired and Teams came from all over: the write to the Secretary of Agriculture,
CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION,
DATED JULY 29, 1996 FOR SALE OF therein will be given an opportunity to be
DATED JULY 8, 1998 FOR SALE OF
semi-retired men from Westfield, Iroquois Nation, Canada, England, Washington, D.C. 20250. MORTGAGED PREMISES.
MORTGAGED PREMISES. heard concerning said ordinance.
California, Utah, Texas, Georgia, By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- Joy C. Vreeland
Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Clark, By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu-
tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by Town Clerk
Cranford and other nearby communi- North Carolina, New Jersey, New tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union SPECIAL ORDINANCE NO.
ties, has announced its September pro- York, Maryland, Tennessee, and 12 PUBLIC NOTICE public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union
County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING
County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street,
gram schedule. other distant states. UNION COUNTY BOARD Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY
Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF
THE 16TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., CURBING ON PORTIONS OF
Meetings are held every Thursday at OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS THE 23RD DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D.,
1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said CLARK STREET, FOREST
the Westfield Y, 220 Clark Street, PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said
day. All successful bidders must have 20% AVENUE AND KIMBALL AV-
from 9:30 a.m. until noon. Refreshments TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified ENUE AND THE APPROPRIA-
Public Notice is hereby given that the of their bid available in cash or certified
are served from 9:30 to 10 a.m., and the check at the conclusion of the sales.
check at the conclusion of the sales. TION OF MONIES NECES-
PLANNING BOARD Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
formal meeting runs from 10 to 11 a.m. has awarded a contract without competitive The judgment amount is $120,209.37.
The judgment amount is $16,230.81. SARY THEREFOR.
The program presentation takes place NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Property to be sold is located in the City of BE IT ORDAINED by the Town of West-
bidding as a professional service or extraor- BEING property located in the City of
Planning Board of the Township of Scotch Elizabeth, County of Union, State of New field in the County of Union as follows:
from 11 a.m. to noon. dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to Elizabeth, County of Union, and State of
Jersey. SECTION I.
Plains will hold a Special Meeting on Mon-
The September schedule is as fol- day, September 14, 1998, at 8:00 p.m., in
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and New Jersey. Premises commonly known as 204 South That the following streets be improved in
lows: the resolution authorizing it is available for BEING Tax Account No. 5-147.
the Council Chambers, Municipal Building, 5th Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey. the following manner:
public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of BEING commonly known as 216 Lt. Glenn
September 10 AAA of New Jersey 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jer-
the Board. Zamorski Drive, Elizabeth, New Jersey, and
BEING KNOWN as Lot No. 1183, Block 1. Clark Street Dudley Avenue to
Auto Repair and Insurance, with sey, to consider the application of No. 5 on the official Tax Map of the City Edgewood Avenue (500 Block, odd
RESOLUTION NO.: 1017-98 having the approximate dimensions of lot
of Elizabeth. numbers)
guest speaker Judy Hartman. Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club, Inc., for
(Amending Resolution 40-98) 100 feet x 100 feet.
Dimensions: (approximately) 10.00 feet x 2. Forest Avenue Dudley Avenue to
1607 Shackamaxon Drive, Block No. 11301,
September 17 Consumer Fraud Lot No. 1, which proposes preliminary and
AWARDED TO: Neil G. Duffy, Esq., 1435 BEING located on the southeasterly side 25.00 feet. Edgewood Avenue (500 Block)
Union County Division of Con- Morris Avenue, Union, New Jersey. of Lt. Glenn Zamorski Drive, 200 feet from
final site plan approval to enlarge the club- There is due approximately the sum of 3. Kimball Avenue Baker Avenue to
SERVICES: To provide additional legal the intersection of the southwesterly side of
sumer Affairs, with guest speaker Ollie house, the addition of a deck and a new pro Second Avenue.
$20,399.58 together with lawful interest and North Chestnut Street
services on behalf of Corrections Officer costs.
Boone. shop with cart storage located beneath it,
Charles Popovic in the matter entitled There is due approximately the sum of
There is a full legal description on file in a. Replace the existing curbing with new
September 24 The Ultimate World and the addition of 16 parking spaces. There
Anning v. Union County, et al. $123,413.09 together with lawful interest
the Union County Sheriffs Office. granite block curbing.
War Quiz Book, with guest speaker are no variances requested with application. and costs.
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn b. Repair sidewalks and driveways dam-
All interested persons may be present and
Tim Benford. be heard. The file pertaining to this applica-
$65,000. There is a full legal description on file in
this sale. aged as a result of the curbing instal-
M. Elizabeth Genievich the Union County Sheriffs Office.
October 1 Health and Wellness, tion is in the office of the Planning Board and The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn
RALPH FROEHLICH lation work.
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
with guest speaker Jeanne Schroeder. is available for public inspection during regu-
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $22.95 this sale.
SHERIFF c. All work necessary and incidental
For more information, please call lar office hours. FEDERMAN AND PHELAN, Attorneys thereto.
Barbara Horev Suite 505 Sentry Office Plaza SECTION II.
Don Finter at (908) 233-1407. SHERIFF 216 Haddon Avenue That all of the said improvements shall be
Secretary to the Planning Board PUBLIC NOTICE BIVONA, COHEN, KUNZMAN, COLEY,
1 T 9/3/98, The Times Fee: $22.95 Westmont, New Jersey 08108 made and completed under the supervision
YOSPIN, BERNSTEIN &
PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF WESTFIELD DIFRANCESCO, Attorneys
CH-752773 (WL) of the Town Engineer and in accordance
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT 4 T - 8/20, 8/27, with preliminary plans and specifications
UNION COUNTY BOARD PUBLIC NOTICE 15 Mountain Boulevard
9/3 & 9/10/98 Fee: $161.16 which are now on file in the office of the
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS The Board of Adjustment of the Town of Warren, New Jersey 07059-6327
Town Engineer and are hereby made a part
NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS Westfield, New Jersey will meet on Monday, CH-753984 (WL)
of this ordinance.
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 September 14, 1998 in the Council Cham- 4 T - 8/27, 9/3, PUBLIC NOTICE
PLANNING BOARD SECTION III.
Public Notice is hereby given that the bers at the Municipal Building, 425 East 9/10 & 9/17/98 Fee: $171.36
A. CLARK STREET Dudley Avenue
Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Broad Street, Westfield, New Jersey at 7:30 SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY
to Edgewood Avenue (500 Block, odd
has awarded a contract without competitive Planning Board of the Township of Scotch p.m. to hear and consider the following CHANCERY DIVISION
PUBLIC NOTICE number)
bidding as a professional service or extraor- Plains will hold a Special Meeting on Mon- appeals for variance from the requirements UNION COUNTY DOCKET NO.
That not more than fifty (50%) percent of
dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to day, September 14, 1998, at 8:00 p.m., in of the Westfield Land Use Ordinance: BOROUGH OF FANWOOD F-13534-96
the final cost of the curb on the project as
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and the Council Chambers, Municipal Building, 1. Martin and Maureen Rothfelder, 419 NOTICE TO ABSENT DEFENDANTS certified by the Chief Financial Officer shall
the resolution authorizing it is available for 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jer- East Dudley Avenue seeking permis- PLANNING BOARD
be assessed by the Tax Assessor on lands
public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of sey, to consider the application of Ralph sion to erect additions and alteration Notice is hereby given that the PLAN- STATE OF NEW JERSEY TO:
specially benefited by the improvement.
the Board. Iaione Companies, Inc., for 2298 Westfield to a single family home contrary to the NING BOARD OF THE BOROUGH OF BETH FREED AND JOHN DOE
B. FOREST AVENUE 500 block
RESOLUTION NO.: 1050-98 Avenue, Block No. 3201, Lot No. 24 which requirements of Section 1013 (E)(3), FANWOOD after public hearing granted HUSBAND OF BETH FREED
Dudley Avenue to Edgewood Avenue
AWARDED TO: James Lape, Elizabeth proposes to subdivide one lot into two lots, (E)(9) and (c)(1)(ll)(3) of the Land approval to Frederick L. Hipp, Jr. and Linda YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and re- KIMBALL AVENUE Baker Av-
General medical Center, East, 655 East retain the existing home and construct one Use Ordinance. Minimum interior side C. Portwood to erect a shed on the property quired to serve upon ALLOCCA & enue to North Chestnut Street
Jersey Street, Elizabeth, new Jersey. new home. The following variances are re- yard setback violation of 9.4 feet. at 30 Portland Avenue, Fanwood, New Jer- PELLEGRINO, P.C., Attorneys for Plaintiff, That not more than one hundred (100%)
SERVICES: To provide consulting ser- quested: Ordinance requires 10 feet. Maxi- sey being Block No. 13 Lot No. 5. whose address is 4 Century Drive, percent of the final cost of the curb on the
vices to Runnells Specialized Hospital. Section 23-3.4A, Para. H., Col. 4 Mini- mum Building Coverage violation not Documents pertaining to this application Parsippany, New Jersey 07054, an Answer project as certified by the Chief Financial
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed mum Lot Width including deck of 22.4% (existing is are available for public inspection at the to the Complaint and Amendment to Com- Officer shall be assessed by the Tax Asses-
$7,500. Required: 50 feet. 21.9%). Ordinance requires 20%. Borough Hall during normal business hours. plaint (if any) filed in a Civil Action in which sor on lands specially benefited by the im-
PERIOD: September 1, 1998 through Proposed: 42 feet +/- by scale Maximum Building Coverage, includ- Frederick L. Hipp, Jr. FUNB as Custodian for DH Associates is provement.
August 31, 1999. Section 23-4.2a Front setback ing deck violation of 24.3%. Ordi- and Linda Portwood plaintiff and Beth Freed, et. als. are defen- SECTION IV.
M. Elizabeth Genievich No calculations have been provided on nance requires 22%. 30 Portland Avenue dants, pending in the Superior Court of New It is hereby determined and declared that
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders the average front yard setback. Documentation of the above is on file in Fanwood, New Jersey 07023 Jersey, within 35 days after September 3, the number of annual installations in which
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $22.95 All interested persons may be present and the Office of the Town Engineer, 959 North 1 T 9/3/98, The Times Fee: $16.83 1998, exclusive of such date. the special assessment to be levied on
be heard. The file pertaining to this applica- Avenue West, Westfield, New Jersey and If you fail to do so, Judgment by Default account of the said improvements may be
tion is in the office of the Planning Board and may be seen on Monday through Friday, may be rendered against you for the relief paid is five (5).
PUBLIC NOTICE is available for public inspection during regu- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
demanded in the Complaint. SECTION V.
SHERIFFS SALE lar office hours. Colleen Mayer, Secretary SHERIFFS SALE You shall file your Answer and Proof of It is hereby determined and declared that
SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, Barbara Horev Board of Adjustment SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, Service in duplicate with the Clerk of the the estimated amount of monies necessary
CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, Secretary to the Planning Board 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $30.60 CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, Superior Court, Hughes Justice Complex, to be raised from all sources for said pur-
DOCKET NO. F-16515-97. 1 T 9/3/98, The Times Fee: $27.03 DOCKET NO. F-5689-97. CN-971, Trenton, New Jersey 08625, in pose is $53,000 and that the estimated
CITICORP MORTGAGE INC., PLAIN- PUBLIC NOTICE CITICORP MORTGAGE, INC., PLAIN- accordance with the Rules of Civil Practice amount of Bond Anticipation Notes neces-
TIFF vs. JOSE LUIS HEREDIA AND ELSY PUBLIC NOTICE TIFF vs. EYDIE L. VEGA AND RENE and Procedure. sary to be issued for said purpose is $50,000.
HEREDIA, HIS WIFE ET ALS, DEFEN- SHERIFFS SALE FLORES, HUSBAND OF EYDIE L. VEGA; You are further advised that if you are There is hereby appropriated to said pur-
DANT. SHERIFFS SALE SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, ET AL, DEFENDANT. unable to obtain an attorney you may com- pose the sum of $3,000 from Capital Im-
CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, municate with the Lawyer Referral Service provement Funds available for said pur-
DATED JULY 2, 1998 FOR SALE OF CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F-10713-96. DATED JULY 10, 1998 FOR SALE OF of the county of venue and that if you cannot pose.
MORTGAGED PREMISES. DOCKET NO. F-6640-96. BANK OF AMERICA, FSB, PLAINTIFF MORTGAGED PREMISES. afford an attorney, you may communicate SECTION VI.
By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- COLUMBIA NATIONAL, INCORPO- vs. SONIA RODRIGUEZ; GABRIELA By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- with the Legal Services Office of the county To finance such purpose there shall be
tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by RATED, PLAINTIFF vs. CELONY DAMUS, RODRIGUEZ; AND RODRIGO tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by of venue. issued pursuant to R.S. 40A:2-8 in anticipa-
public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union ET AL., DEFENDANT. RODRIGUEZ; ET ALS, DEFENDANT. public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union The names and telephone numbers of tion of the issuance of bonds, Bond Antici-
County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, such agencies are as follows: pation Notes of said Town not to exceed in
Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY DATED FEBRUARY 25, 1997 FOR SALE DATED JULY 15, 1997 FOR SALE OF Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY Lawyer Referral Service: 908-353-4715 the aggregate principal amount the sum of
THE 16TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., OF MORTGAGED PREMISES. MORTGAGED PREMISES. THE 23RD DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., Legal Service: 908-354-4340 $50,000. Said notes shall bear interest at a
1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- By virtue of the above-stated writ of execu- 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said THIS ACTION has been instituted for the rate per annum as may hereafter be deter-
day. All successful bidders must have 20% tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by tion to me directed I shall expose for sale by day. All successful bidders must have 20% purpose of foreclosing the following tax sale mined within the limitations prescribed by
of their bid available in cash or certified public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union of their bid available in cash or certified certificate(s): said law and may be renewed from time to
check at the conclusion of the sales. County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, check at the conclusion of the sales. 1. A certian tax certificate 3505, re- time pursuant to, and within, the limitations
The judgment amount is $66,950.63. Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY The judgment amount is $120,448.23. corded on January 24, 1994, made by prescribed by said law. All matters with
The property to be sold is located in the THE 23RD DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., THE 9TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER A.D., The property to be sold is located in the Robert A. Mack, Collector of Taxes of respect to said notes not determined by this
CITY of ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said 1998 at two oclock in the afternoon of said CITY of ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY City of Elizabeth, and State of New ordinance shall be determined by resolution
07206, County of UNION and State of New day. All successful bidders must have 20% day. All successful bidders must have 20% 07208, County of UNION and State of New Jersey to City of Elizabeth and sub- of the Town to be hereafter adopted.
Jersey. of their bid available in cash or certified of their bid available in cash or certified Jersey. sequently assigned to plaintiff, FUNB SECTION VII.
Commonly known as: 428 FRANKLIN check at the conclusion of the sales. check at the conclusion of the sales. Commonly known as: 660-672 North as Custodian for DH Associates. This Not more than $1,000.00 of the sum to be
STREET, ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY The judgment amount is $198,082.59. The judgment amount is $142,714.92. Broad Street, Unit 10, Building A, Elizabeth, covers real estate located in the City raised by the issuance of said notes may be
07206. MUNICIPALITY: Elizabeth. MUNICIPALITY: Elizabeth. New Jersey. of Elizabeth, County of Union, and used to finance such purpose, whether tem-
Tax Lot No. 735 in Block No. 5. COUNTY: Union, STATE OF NEW JER- COUNTY: Union, STATE OF NEW JER- Tax Lot No. 1081 in Block No. 11. State of New Jersey, known as 331- porary or permanent, or to finance engineer-
Dimension of Lot: approximately 25.017 SEY. SEY. Being known and designated as Unit No. 333 S Park Street, Block No. 03, Lot ing or inspection costs and legal expenses
feet wide by 100.00 feet long. STREET AND STREET NO.: 837-39 STREET AND STREET NO.: 602 Adams 19, Building A, Sunrise Manor, a Condo- No. 0957, as shown on the Tax As- or to finance the cost of the issuance of such
Nearest Cross Street: Fourth Street. Anna Street. Avenue. minium, together with an undivided 1.6666% sessment Map and Tax Map dupli- obligations as provided in R.S. 40A:2-20.
Situate at a point on the southwesterly TAX BLOCK NO. AND LOT NO.: BLOCK TAX BLOCK NO. AND LOT NO.: BLOCK interest in the common elements and more cate of City of Elizabeth. SECTION VIII.
sideline of Franklin Street distance approxi- NO.: 8 LOT NO.: 170. NO. 12 LOT NO. 36. as described in the Master Deed recorded YOU, Beth Freed, are made a defendant It is hereby determined and declared that
mately 350.24 feet northwesterly from its DIMENSIONS OF LOT: 100.00 feet x DIMENSIONS OF LOT: 149.22 feet x 25 March 25, 1998 in Deed Book 3545, Page because you are the owner of a property the period of usefulness of said purpose for
intersection with the northwesterly sideline 60.00 feet. feet. 192, et seq., as may have been or may be which is the subject of the above entitled which said notes are to be issued is a period
of Fourth Street. NEAREST CROSS STREET: 451.50 feet NEAREST CROSS STREET: 25 feet lawfully amended. action. of five years (5) from the date of said bond.
There is due approximately the sum of from Division Street. from Fairmont Avenue. There is due approximately the sum of YOU, John Doe husband of Beth Freed, SECTION IX.
$68,816.28 together with lawful interest and There is due approximately the sum of There is due approximately the sum of $123,657.35 together with lawful interest are made a defendant in the above entitled It is hereby determined and declared that
costs. $207,789.80 together with lawful interest $150,586.69 together with lawful interest and costs. action because plaintiff has been unable to the Supplemental Debt Statement required
There is a full legal description on file in and costs. and costs. There is a full legal description on file in determine whether defendant Beth Freed is by law has been duly made and filed in the
the Union County Sheriffs Office. There is a full legal description on file in There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriffs Office. married, and if married, the name of Beth office of the Town Clerk of said Town and
The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn the Union County Sheriffs Office. the Union County Sheriffs Office. The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn Freeds spouse. If Beth Freed is married, that such statement so filed shows that the
this sale. The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale. the plaintiff joins John Doe husband of Beth gross debt of the Town as defined in R.S.
RALPH FROEHLICH this sale. this sale. RALPH FROEHLICH Freed as a defendant for any possessory or 40A:2-43 of said Revised Statutes is in-
SHERIFF RALPH FROEHLICH RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF marital rights you may have. creased by this ordinance by $50,000, and
FEIN, SUCH, KAHN & SHEPARD, SHERIFF SHERIFF FEIN, SUCH, KAHN & SHEPARD, that the notes authorized by this ordinance
Attorneys WILLIAM M.E. POWERS, JR., Attorney WILLIAM M.E. POWERS, JR., Attorney Attorneys DONALD F. PHELAN shall be within any debt limitations prescribed
Suite 201 737 Stokes Road 737 Stokes Road Suite 201 CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT by said law.
7 Century Drive P.O. Box 1088 P.O. Box 1088 7 Century Drive OF NEW JERSEY SECTION X.
Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 Medford, New Jersey 08055-9962 Medford, New Jersey 08055-9962 Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 ALLOCCA & PELLEGRINO This ordinance shall take effect twenty
CH-753969 (WL) CH-753058 (WL) CH-753328 (WL) CH-753980 (WL) 4 Century Drive (20) days after first publication thereof after
4 T - 8/20, 8/27, 4 T - 8/27, 9/3, 4 T - 8/13, 8/20, 4 T - 8/27, 9/3, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 final passage.
9/3 & 9/10/98 Fee: $183.60 9/10 & 9/17/98 Fee: $161.16 8/27 & 9/3/98 Fee: $165.24 9/10 & 9/17/98 Fee: $183.60 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $65.28 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $108.12
Page 16 Thursday, September 3, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION
Arc of Union County to Mark Diversity of Acts Slated
Programs Fifth Anniversary To Perform at Countys
The Community Support Pro- gram gives families a safe and se-
gram, operated in Roselle by The
Arc of Union County, is planning a
cure environment to receive help
on a daily basis. There is really
First Jersey Jazz Festival
fifth anniversary celebration, in- nowhere else for individuals with A diverse mix of acts, ranging from childrens stage showing entertain-
cluding a luncheon and awards pre- developmental disabilities and Latin Jazz to Big Band and Jump Blues ment designed specifically for kids,
sentation, on Thursday, September medical complications to go after to Gospel, is slated to appear at Union including improv acts, theater groups,
10, at the Roselle site. completing their educational pro- Countys Jersey Jazz by the Lake Fes- performers and area musicians. Rides
The day program for adults with gram, remarked Susan Airey, Di- tival, which will be held on Saturday and games will be available through-
developmental disabilities such as rector of Health and Behavior for and Sunday, September 12 and 13, at out the Kids Kingdom, as will edu-
cerebral palsy and Down Syndrome The Arc. Nomahegan Park in Cranford. cational and hands-on activities.
opened in August of 1993, focusing Most would be at home doing The two-day festival will feature con- Childrens Specialized Hospital is
on the needs of graduates of the nothing. Here, they have a talented tinuous music, food stands with dishes sponsoring the Kids Kingdom.
Union County Day Training Pro- staff encouraging them to take ac- by local restauranteurs and a Kids King- We want this to be an event every-
gram and other area residents. tive roles in their environment, dom with a childrens stage, rides and one can enjoy, said Freeholder
Community Support utilizes the she added. arts and crafts. Each afternoon, a color- Sullivan. This is something fami-
expertise of a team of Licensed During the celebration, a special ful Mardi Gras parade will troop lies can bring their kids to, no matter
Practical Nurses, physical thera- dedication will be made in memory through the kids kingdom. what their ages. People can come for
pists, occupational therapists, nu- of George Cheslak. A former Lin- We want to bring the summer to an the afternoon, or enjoy a meal with
tritionists and speech therapists to den resident, Mr. Cheslak partici- end with a big celebration, so were the music in the evening.
enable program participants to pated in the Community Support bringing great music, food and fun Space at the festival will be pro-
achieve their fullest potential, ac- Program from its inception until activities for kids to one of Union vided for area restaurants to offer
cording to Arc spokeswoman Maria his death on August 6 of this year. LENDING THEIR SUPPORT...Mountainside resident Toni Demola, standing, Countys most beautiful parks, said their best dishes, demonstrating the
Denk. For more information on the joins her husband, Steven, and their children Stefanie and Danny at the Daniel P. Sullivan, Chairman of the great diversity and quality of the
The Community Support Pro- Community Support Program, Northern New Jersey Chapter of the Alzheimers Associations Polo Classic XI, Union County Board of Chosen Free- countys food scene. Tents, tables
please call The Arc of Union County held recently at the Hillsborough Country Club in Flemington. Sponsored by holders. and chairs will be available through-
at (908) 754-5910. Eisai Inc. and Pfizer Inc., the event included tailgate picnics, antique and classic This will be a celebration of Union out the site to provide a place to take
PUBLIC NOTICE cars, hot air balloons and childrens entertainment such as face painting, pony
rides, clowns and games. More than 1,500 people attended the polo match, which Countys energy, our creativity, our a rest from the music and festivities.
UNION COUNTY BOARD
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
PUBLIC NOTICE raised $250,000 for the chapter. parks, our kids and all of the cultural The theme to the two-day Jersey
NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD UNION COUNTY BOARD opportunities this county has to offer, Jazz festival is the question What is
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS PUBLIC NOTICE Mountainside Lions he said. Jazz? In two days of continuous
Public Notice is hereby given that the NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD Headlining the festival is world music, performers will approach the
Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
has awarded a contract without competitive
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998
Public Notice is hereby given that the
UNION COUNTY BOARD Launch Fundraiser famous vibraphonist Lionel Hamp- question from their unique view-
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS points, whether they are singing gos-
ton. Known as the King of Vibra-
bidding in accordance with 40A:11-5(1)(a)
of the Local Public Contracts Law with the
Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
has awarded a contract without competitive
NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998
For New Tree Lights phone, Hampton played backup for pel or playing classical jazz, the blues,
requirements for Extraordinary, bidding as a professional service or extraor- Public Notice is hereby given that the MOUNTAINSIDE The Louis Armstrong with the famous swing, Latin or contemporary jazz.
Unspecifiable Services. This contract and dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Mountainside Lions Club is asking area Benny Goodman Quartet. He is one Freeholder Sullivan added that
the resolution authorizing it is available for N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and has awarded a contract without competitive residents and business leaders to be-
public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the resolution authorizing it is available for of the few living big-band artists who Nomahegan Park, with its lake, shady
bidding in accordance with 40A:11-5(1)(a) come Points of Light by supporting is still touring and recording. picnic groves and plenty of open
public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of of the Local Public Contracts Law with the
RESOLUTION NO.: 921-98 its efforts to raise money for a new space, is a perfect venue for this
the Board. requirements for Extraordinary,
lighting system for the boroughs Christ- In 1996, President Bill Clinton
(Amending Resolution 987-97) RESOLUTION NO.: 977-98
AWARDED TO: John Pinho, Esq., 301
Unspecifiable Services. This contract and
mas tree, located at the corner of Route presented Hampton with the National event. Each year, hundreds of resi-
AWARDED TO: Guillermo Selas, M.D., the resolution authorizing it is available for
North East Rodgers Boulevard, Harrison, 320 Harrison Street, Unit 8G, East Orange, public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of No. 22 and New Providence Road. Medal of the Arts, and this year, dents come to arts and crafts festivals
New Jersey. New Jersey. the Board. A local landmark for more than 25 Hampton celebrated his 90th birth- featuring artisans, vendors and the
SERVICES: Providing additional legal SERVICES: To provide medical services RESOLUTION NO.: 920-98 years, the tree is illuminated during the day at the White House. Hampton countys young artists at the park,
services in the amount of $10,000 on behalf for the patients/residents at Runnells Spe-
of John Bashaw in the matter entitled Anning
(Amending Resolution 395-97)
holiday season by more than 800 lights. will play on Saturday evening. and this event works well there, too.
cialized Hospital. AWARDED TO: Anthony Rinaldo, Esq.,
v. Union County, et al. PERIOD: For the period 9/1/98 through 8/ 405 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jer- After many years of use, however, the The music will begin at 11 a.m. on Nomahegan Park is located near
COST: In the amount not to exceed 31/99. sey. present system is badly in need of re- Saturday, with the modern jazz group two major highways, not far from bus
$35,000. M. Elizabeth Genievich SERVICES: Providing additional legal placement. Positive Rhythmic Force. At 12:15 and rail service by New Jersey Tran-
M. Elizabeth Genievich
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders services in the amount of $15,000 on behalf According to Robert L. Muirhead, p.m., vocalist Pat Cisarano will take sit and is near ample parking at Union
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $21.93 of Edward Einhorn in the matter entitled
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $24.48 Anning v. Union County, et al.
Chairman of the Mountainside Lions to the stage. The Nick Rolff Trio, a County College.
PUBLIC NOTICE COST: In the amount not to exceed Christmas Tree Committee, a new light- piano-led jazz group, will hit the
UNION COUNTY BOARD
$30,000. ing system is estimated to cost $2,500.
Light The Tree contributions,
stage at 1:30 p.m. Scotch Plains Library
M. Elizabeth Genievich They will be followed by the lively
UNION COUNTY BOARD
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $24.48
which can be made in memory of a swing/jump blues group, The Crescent Lists Story Time Dates
NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 loved one, may be sent to: Mountainside City Maulers, at 2:45 p.m. At 4:15 SCOTCH PLAINS Registra-
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Public Notice is hereby given that the Lions Club, P.O. Box 1342, p.m., contemporary jazz musician Cecil tion for Story Time at the Scotch
Public Notice is hereby given that the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders PUBLIC NOTICE Mountainside, 07092. Brooks III will take the stage. He will Plains Public Library will take place
Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has awarded a contract without competitive All contributors will be listed in a be followed with the sounds of Latin
has awarded a contract without competitive bidding in accordance with 40A:11-5(1)(a) UNION COUNTY BOARD
program which will be distributed at a starting Monday, September 14, and
bidding as a professional service or extraor- of the Local Public Contracts Law with the OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
special Light-the-Tree ceremony to be jazz and funk at 5:45 p.m. when Pucho will continue until each class is full.
dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to requirements for Extraordinary, NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and Unspecifiable Services. This contract and Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 held, weather permitting, under the tree and the Latin Soul Brothers take over. The maximum number per class is
the resolution authorizing it is available for the resolution authorizing it is available for Public Notice is hereby given that the at dusk on Saturday, December 5. Hampton and his Orchestra is sched- 18 children. There will be a sign-up
public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders uled to begin his set at 7:30 p.m. sheet on the Childrens Room desk of
the Board. the Board. has awarded a contract without competitive On Sunday, the Joe Briscoe Gospel the library.
RESOLUTION NO.: 982-98
(Amending Resolution No. 353-98)
RESOLUTION NO.: 919-98
(Amending Resolution 672-96)
bidding as a professional service or extraor-
dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to
Westfield Y Selling Singers will start the day off right at Pre Schoo1 Story Time will run
noon with an uplifting, inspirational from 10 to 10:30 a.m., or 1:30 to 2
AWARDED TO: Medilabs, Inc., 140 Route
303, Valley Cottage, New York.
AWARDED TO: Michael Mitzner, Esq.,
141 South Avenue, P.O. Box 157, Fanwood,
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and
the resolution authorizing it is available for
Entertainment Books set. Then, at 12:45 p.m., the Hudson p.m. on Tuesdays from September
SERVICES: To provide laboratory sup- New Jersey. public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of WESTFIELD The Westfield Y River Rats, a soulful, multifaceted 29 to October 27, or the same times
port studies, supplies and phlebotomy for SERVICES: Providing additional legal the Board. is raising funds by selling the Enter- blues band will take the stage. on Wednesdays from September 30
inpatients/residents at Runnells Specialized services in the amount of $10,000 on behalf RESOLUTION NO.: 970-98 tainment Book this fall. Each book
Hospital, and the inmates at the Union County of Joseph Salay in the matter entitled Anning AWARDED TO: Evan Kelner, D.P.M., They will be followed at 2 p.m. by to October 28. Children must be 3
Jail and Juvenile Detention Center. v. Union County, et al. 171 Elmora Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey. contains hundreds of two-for-one Quartette Indigo with Regina Carter, years old on or before the date of the
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed COST: In an amount not to exceed SERVICES: To provide podiatric services discounts for fine dining, family din- a string-based jazz group. The New first program.
$128,000. $65,000. to patients/residents at Runnells Special- ing, fast food, movies, sports activi- Orleans-style Gully Low Jazz Band Kindergarten to First Grade Story
PERIOD: September 1, 1998 through M. Elizabeth Genievich ized Hospital. ties, special attractions and hotels.
November 30, 1998. Clerk of the Board of Freeholders AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed with Randy Sandke will take over at Time will run from 3:30 to 4 p.m.
M. Elizabeth Genievich 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $24.48 $600.00. Editions Number 2 and 4 for North 3:30 p.m. And the last band sched- from September 30 to October 28.
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders PERIOD: For the period 9/1/98 through 8/ and Central New Jersey are immedi- uled for the festival is the Bernard These programs are offered for
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $24.99
PUBLIC NOTICE 31/99. ately available. To purchase an Enter- Purdie All Stars, who are scheduled Scotch Plains residents and library
M. Elizabeth Genievich tainment Book, please stop by the
UNION COUNTY BOARD Clerk of the Board of Freeholders to hit the stage at 4:45 p.m. card holders. For further informa-
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $23.97 Westfield Y at 220 Clark Street in Beside great music, the festival tion, please call the Childrens Room
UNION COUNTY BOARD NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD Westfield. will feature a Kids Kingdom, with a between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE through Friday, at (908) 322-5007.
NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD Public Notice is hereby given that the PUBLIC NOTICE
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders UNION COUNTY BOARD PUBLIC NOTICE
has awarded a contract without competitive UNION COUNTY BOARD
Public Notice is hereby given that the OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS UNION COUNTY BOARD
bidding as a professional service or extraor- OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS UNION COUNTY BOARD
dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD
has awarded a contract without competitive Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and Date Adopted: August 27, 1998
bidding as a professional service or extraor- Public Notice is hereby given that the Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD
the resolution authorizing it is available for Public Notice is hereby given that the
dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Public Notice is hereby given that the Date Adopted: August 27, 1998
public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and has awarded a contract without competitive Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Public Notice is hereby given that the
the Board. has awarded a contract without competitive
the resolution authorizing it is available for bidding as a professional service or extraor- has awarded a contract without competitive Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
RESOLUTION NO.: 973-98 bidding as a professional service or extraor-
public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to bidding as a professional service or extraor- has awarded a contract without competitive
AWARDED TO: Pasquale Romeo, M.D., dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to
the Board. N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to bidding as a professional service or extraor-
9 Holmesbrook Road, Basking Ridge, New N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and
RESOLUTION NO.: 974-98 the resolution authorizing it is available for N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to
Jersey. the resolution authorizing it is available for
AWARDED TO: Associate Attending public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the resolution authorizing it is available for N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and
SERVICES: To provide psychiatric ser- public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of
Physicians to the following: the Board. public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the resolution authorizing it is available for
vices to the patients/residents at Runnells the Board.
ALAELDIN ABABNEH, M.D., 18 RESOLUTION NO.: 975-98 the Board. public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of
Specialized Hospital. RESOLUTION NO.: 972-98
Witherspoon Street, 2nd Floor, Nutley, New AWARDED TO: August Salvatore, M.D., RESOLUTION NO.: 987-98 the Board.
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed AWARDED TO: Shambhu Dey, M.D., 3
Jersey. 28 St. Helen Street, Warren, New Jersey. AWARDED TO: Angelica Uniform Group, RESOLUTION NO.: 976-98
$83,850. Martha Street, Edison, New Jersey.
NOURIHAN ADEL, M.D., 9 Yale Court, SERVICES: To provide consultation ser- 700 Rosedale Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri. AWARDED TO: Cecilia Ghanbari, M.D.,
PERIOD: For the period 9/1/98 through 8/ SERVICES: To provide physiatric ser-
Paramus, New Jersey. vices for the patients/residents at Runnells SERVICES: To provide the delivery of 53 Ridge Avenue, Bloomfield, New Jersey.
31/99. vices to the patients/residents at Runnells
HATEM ALTARAWNEH, M.D., 21 C- Specialized Hospital. uniforms to Runnells Specialized Hospital. SERVICES: To provide medical services
M. Elizabeth Genievich Specialized Hospital.
River Road, Nutley, New Jersey. PERIOD: For the period 9/1/98 through 8/ AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed for the patients/residents at Runnells Spe-
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders PERIOD: For the period 9/1/98 through 8/
CECILIA GHANBARI, M.D., 53 Ridge 31/99. $11,328.90. cialized Hospital.
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $23.46 31/99.
Avenue, Bloomfield, New Jersey. M. Elizabeth Genievich PERIOD: September 1, 1998 through PERIOD: For the period 9/1/98 through 8/
M. Elizabeth Genievich
AIMAN HAMDAN, M.D., 168 H. Meriline Clerk of the Board of Freeholders August 31, 1999. 31/99.
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
Avenue, West Paterson, New Jersey. PUBLIC NOTICE 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $21.42 M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee:$21.42
IMAD KHALED, M.D., 44 Providence Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
Avenue, West Paterson, New Jersey. UNION COUNTY BOARD PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $21.93 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $21.42
QUATAYBEH S. MAGHAYDAH, M.D., OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
250 West Jersey Street B7, Elizabeth, New NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD UNION COUNTY BOARD UNION COUNTY BOARD PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE
Jersey. Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
DOMENIC MARIANO, M.D., 300 Main Public Notice is hereby given that the NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD UNION COUNTY BOARD UNION COUNTY BOARD
Street, Apt. 911E, Little Falls, New Jersey. Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
NIDAL MATALKAH, M.D., 330 Hickory has awarded a contract without competitive Public Notice is hereby given that the Public Notice is hereby given that the NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD
Street, Kearny, New Jersey. bidding as a professional service or extraor- Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Date Adopted: August 27, 1998
ARTHUR OKEEFE, M.D., 22 Pape Drive, dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to has awarded a contract without competitive has awarded a contract without competitive Public Notice is hereby given that the Public Notice is hereby given that the
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and bidding as a professional service or extraor- bidding as a professional service or extraor- Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
MARIO PICO, M.D., 4 Montclair Court, the resolution authorizing it is available for dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to has awarded a contract without competitive has awarded a contract without competitive
East Brunswick, New Jersey. public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and bidding as a professional service or extraor- bidding as a professional service or extraor-
VIRGINIA QUINTONG, M.D., 1040 Ellis the Board. the resolution authorizing it is available for the resolution authorizing it is available for dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to
Parkway, Edison, New Jersey. RESOLUTION NO.: 991-98 public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and
SAADEH SAADEH, M.D., 14 Susan AWARDED TO: St. Elizabeth Hospital, the Board. the Board. the resolution authorizing it is available for the resolution authorizing it is available for
Court, Elmwood Park, New Jersey. 226 Williamson Street, Elizabeth, New Jer- RESOLUTION NO.: 1005A-98 RESOLUTION NO.: 981-98 public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of
GUILLERMO SELAS, M.D., 320 Harrison sey. AWARDED TO: Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Amending Resolution No. 775-98) the Board. the Board.
Street, East Orange, New Jersey. SERVICES: To provide any necessary of New Jersey for Blue Select and Blue AWARDED TO: Symphony Mobilex, RESOLUTION NO.: 983-98 RESOLUTION NO.: 979-98
O. AVI WERTHAIM, M.D., 44 Woodruff hospital, emergency, general and specialty Choice. Ceder Crest Corporate Center, 185 Witmer AWARDED TO: Tuscan Dairies, 750 AWARDED TO: Melinda Jacobs, P.T.,
Drive, Matawan, New Jersey. care to the inmates of the Union County SERVICES: To change only the funding Road, Horsham, Pennsylvania. Union Avenue, Union, New Jersey. 123 Cypress Street, Millburn, New Jersey.
SERVICES: To provide on call medical Correctional Facility and the residents of the method for Blue Select/Blue Choice cover- SERVICES: To provide x-ray, EKG, Dop- SERVICES: To provide the delivery of SERVICES: To provide physical therapy
coverage to the medical staff for nights/ Juvenile Detention Center, both located in age and the coverage will remain the same pler studies, holter monitoring and ultra- milk and dairy products at Runnells Special- services for the patients/residents at
weekends at Runnells Specialized Hospital. Elizabeth, New Jersey. in 1997-1998. sonography services to Runnells Special- ized Hospital. Runnells Specialized Hospital.
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed ized Hospital, Union County Jail and Juve- AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed PERIOD: For the period 9/1/98 through 8/
$280,000. $100,000. $12,435,006; totaling $1,406,488 for a total nile Detention Center. $94,000. 31/99.
PERIOD: For the period 9/1/98 through 8/ PERIOD: April 1, 1998 through Septem- sum of $13,841,494. PERIOD: For an additional three months PERIOD: October 1, 1998 through Sep- AMOUNT: In the amount not to exceed
31/99. ber 30, 1998. PERIOD: July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999. to November 30, 1998. tember 30, 1999. $36,608.
M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $48.96 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $26.01 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $24.48 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $24.48 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $22.95 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $22.95
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE
UNION COUNTY BOARD UNION COUNTY BOARD UNION COUNTY BOARD UNION COUNTY BOARD UNION COUNTY BOARD UNION COUNTY BOARD
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Date Adopted: August 27, 1998
Public Notice is hereby given that the Public Notice is hereby given that the Public Notice is hereby given that the Public Notice is hereby given that the Public Notice is hereby given that the Public Notice is hereby given that the
Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
has awarded a contract without competitive has awarded a contract without competitive has awarded a contract without competitive has awarded a contract without competitive has awarded a contract without competitive has awarded a contract without competitive
bidding as a professional service or extraor- bidding as a professional service or extraor- bidding as a professional service or extraor- bidding as a professional service or extraor- bidding as a professional service or extraor- bidding as a professional service or extraor-
dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and
the resolution authorizing it is available for the resolution authorizing it is available for the resolution authorizing it is available for the resolution authorizing it is available for the resolution authorizing it is available for the resolution authorizing it is available for
public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of
the Board. the Board. the Board. the Board. the Board. the Board.
RESOLUTION NO.: 1007-98 RESOLUTION NO.: 984-98 RESOLUTION NO.: 992-98 RESOLUTION NO.: 980-98 RESOLUTION NO.: 978-98 RESOLUTION NO.: 985-98
AWARDED TO: JCA Associates, 1256 AWARDED TO: Harrison Baking Com- AWARDED TO: Pharma-Care, Inc., 35 AWARDED TO: CompHealth/Group One, AWARDED TO: Susan Totte, O.D., 15 AWARDED TO: Staff Relief, Inc., One
North Church Street, Suite 3, Morristown, pany, 840 Jersey Street, Harrison, New Walnut Avenue, Office No. 17, Clark, New 2610 Horizon, Suite B2, Grand Rapids, Witney Drive, Berkeley Heights, New Jer- Springfield Avenue, Third Floor, Summit,
New Jersey. Jersey. Jersey. Michigan. sey. New Jersey.
SERVICES: To prepare a Declaration of SERVICES: To provide the delivery of SERVICES: To provide consultant phar- SERVICES: To provide physical occupa- SERVICES: To provide optometric ser- SERVICES: To provide physical therapy
Environmental Restrictions (DER) as re- bakery products at Runnells Specialized macy services to Runnells Specialized Hos- tional therapy services to the patients/resi- vices to the patients/residents at Runnells services to the patients of Runnells Special-
quired by the Lenape Park Trap and Skeet Hospital. pital. dents at Runnells Specialized Hospital. Specialized Hospital. ized Hospital.
Facility. AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed PERIOD: For the period 9/1/98 through 2/ PERIOD: For the period 5/1/98 through 4/ AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed $42,000. $35,000. 28/99. 30/99. $106,876.
$3,500. PERIOD: July 1, 1998 through June 30, PERIOD: September 1, 1998 through AMOUNT: In the amount not to exceed AMOUNT: In the amount not to exceed PERIOD: April 1, 1998 through March 31,
PERIOD: (Type) 1999. August 31, 1999. $49,725. $600.00. 1999.
M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $23.46 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $23.46 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $23.46 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $23.46 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $23.46 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $23.46
A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, September 3, 1998 Page 17
Mountainside College Women
Award Annual Scholarships
MOUNTAINSIDE The College with the American Association of
Womens Club of Mountainside University Women, was incorporated
awarded its 1998 scholarship at the in 1995.
annual Pot Luck Supper to Rosemary The chief goal of the group is to
Stevens, who will enter her sophomore encourage and provide scholarships
year at New York University, where to area women attending college, as
she is majoring in general studies. well as to foster personal enrichment
She is the daughter of the late and community involvement, accord-
Andrea and Glen Stevens, and is a ing to spokeswoman Jackie Barry.
graduate of Mount Saint Mary Acad- The club has awarded 15 scholar-
emy in Watchung. ships based on academic achieve-
Kristen Hauser, a graduating ment and financial need between
eighth-grade student at Deerfield 1990 and 1998. It also annually
School in Mountainside, was awarded awards a United States Savings Bond
a United States Savings Bond. to a graduating Deerfield eighth-
The College Womens Club of grade student in recognition of out-
Mountainside, formerly affiliated standing leadership qualities.
LOOKING OUT FOR KIDS
Mayor Thomas C. Jardim, second from right, is
joined by members of the Westfield Jaycees as he proclaims the last week of this FRESH FROM THE FARM
Shoppers enjoy Jersey Fresh produce which is
month as Child Shield Week. The week spotlights the Jaycees Child Shield available every Thursday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Westfield Farmers Market,
Program, in which one house on every block is designated as a place where located in the South Avenue Train Station parking lot. The market is sponsored
children can seek assistance in emergency situations. Pictured with the Mayor, by the Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce.
Farmers Market to be Open
left to right, are: Tim McCabe, Jaycees Child Shield Chairman; Larry Engel,
Past President of the Jaycees, and Detective Sergeant Carl V. Geis, Westfield
Police Safety Officer. Not pictured is Westfield Jaycees President David Foltz.
Child Shield Week Spotlights Thursdays Through Oct. 29
WESTFIELD The Westfield are also seasonal fruits like melons,
Efforts to Protect Youngsters Farmers Market, sponsored by the
Westfield Area Chamber of Com-
peaches and plums. The Big Sky
Bread Company offers many variet-
WESTFIELD Mayor Thomas shield, according to Westfield Jaycees merce, offers Jersey Fresh produce ies of fresh-baked breads, along with
C. Jardim of Westfield has proclaimed Child Shield Chairman Tim McCabe. at the South Avenue parking lot of sundried tomatoes and herbs.
the last week in September as Child Additional information about the the train station every Thursday be- Four farmers are participating in
Shield Week, continuing the towns program provided by the Jaycees, tween 2 and 7 p.m. through October the market every Thursday this sum-
long association with the Child Shield will be sent home to parents of el- 29. mer.
Program, an annual project of the ementary school children. Summer vegetables now available For further information, please call
Westfield Jaycees. For information about the West- include corn, tomatoes, zucchini, the Westfield Area Chamber of Com-
The purpose of the Child Shield field Jaycees, please call the Jaycees CHAMPIONING HIGHER EDUCATION
Pat Connolly, left, Scholarship beans, onions, and cucumbers. There merce at (908) 233-3021.
Program is to designate at least one hot line at (908) 232-5123, or visit Chairwoman of the College Womens Club of Mountainside, receives a check for
home on every block in Westfield the groups Internet Web site at scholarship recipient Rosemary Stevens, not pictured, from Co-Presidents Rita
where children may go to seek the westfieldnj.com. Ragno, center, and Rose Coulter.
assistance of a responsible adult in
emergency situations. Tickets Still Available Irritable Bowel Group Community Center
A Colonial shield of red, white and
blue will be prominently displayed in For Red Cross Raffle Meetings to Resume Plans Flea Market
a window of a Child Shield Home.
Through the cooperation of the Of 1931 Model A Tomorrow at Overlook Sunday in Westfield
Westfield schools, the Police Depart- WESTFIELD The West- The monthly meetings of the sup-
ment, and Parent Teacher Organiza- field/Mountainside Chapter of the port group for individuals with Irri-
table Bowel Syndrome (IBS), which WESTFIELD The Westfield
tions, children are taught the design American Red Cross still has 125 Community Center will sponsor a
and purpose of the brightly-colored of 300 tickets available for the are held the first Friday of the month,
will resume tomorrow, September 4, flea market this Sunday, September
raffle of a 1931 Model A Ford 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the
Coupe, the winner of which will from 7 to 8 p.m. in Conference Room
Toastmasters to Hold be picked on Sunday, September 1 at Overlook Hospital in Summit. southside Westfield Train Station on
There will be a discussion, and South Avenue.
Nov. 14 Boot Camp 20, at 1 p.m.
current information on IBS will be The rain date is Sunday, Septem-
WESTFIELD Toastmasters of The Chapter House, located at ber 13. Vendors and dealers are
321 Elm Street, will be selling available.
Westfield will launch its new season The group is free and open to being sought to participate in the
of meetings tonight, Thursday, Sep- tickets Monday through Friday event. For additional information,
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. anyone concerned with the problems
tember 3, with a special board get- associated with IBS. Parking in the please call (908) 232-4759. The
together at 6 p.m., followed by the The car will also be featured in Westfield Community Center is a
front of Rorden Realty, at the Overlook Hospital garage is also free
regular gathering from 8 to 10 p.m. for those attending the group meet- member of the United Fund of West-
in the First Savings Bank on South corner of Elm and Quimby Streets field.
in Westfield, today, Thursday, ing.
Avenue in Fanwood. For more information, please call
Access to the downstairs commu- September 3, and the following
two Thursdays, September 10 and the New Jersey Self-Help Clearing PUBLIC NOTICE
nity meeting room is through the House at (800) 367-6274.
ATM lobby. 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and UNION COUNTY BOARD
again from 6 to 8:30 p.m. OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
The club will make plans and train PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD
in the next two months for a special The car will also be shown on Date Adopted: August 27, 1998
Public Speaking Boot Camp, sched- Saturday mornings, September 5 UNION COUNTY BOARD Public Notice is hereby given that the
uled for Saturday, November 14, in and 12, on Central Avenue in OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD has awarded a contract without competitive
the Hanson House, 38 Springfield front of Brueggers Bagels from Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 bidding in accordance with 40A:11-5(1)(a)
Avenue in Cranford. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Public Notice is hereby given that the of the Local Public Contracts Law with the
The activity will be a special out- For additional information, Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders requirements for Extraordinary,
reach to area residents with the aim please call the chapter at (908) has awarded a contract without competitive Unspecifiable Services. This contract and
bidding as a professional service or extraor- the resolution authorizing it is available for
of getting everyone attending up and 232-7090. dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of
speaking that day, according to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and the Board.
the resolution authorizing it is available for RESOLUTION NO.: 922-98
spokesman Jack Pfanne. PUBLIC NOTICE public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of (Amending Resolution 589-96)
The program will run from ap- UNION COUNTY BOARD the Board. AWARDED TO: Cleary, Alfieri & Grasso,
proximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Details OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS RESOLUTION NO.: 1016-98 Esqs., Lakeview Professional Building, 5
and contact numbers will be an- NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD (Amending Resolution 600-98) Ravine Drive, P.O. Box 533, Matawan, New
AWARDED TO: James Bennett, Esq., Jersey.
nounced within the next two months. Date Adopted: August 27, 1998
38 Fairview Avenue, Summit, New Jersey. SERVICES: Providing additional legal
Public Notice is hereby given that the
During the Thursday, September Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders SERVICES: To provide additional in ser- services in the amount of $15,000 on behalf
10 meeting, there will be two club has awarded a contract without competitive vice training to the attorneys assigned to the of Kwadjo Mensah in the matter entitled
contests one on humor and the bidding as a professional service or extraor- Union County Division of Social Services. Anning v. Union County, et al.
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed COST: In the amount not to exceed
other on impromptu speaking. dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and $50,000.
Toastmaster for this weeks meet- the resolution authorizing it is available for M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich
ing will be club President Sandy public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
Aptecker of Mountainside. Karen the Board. 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $21.93 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $24.99
Sciaraffa of Plainfield will give the RESOLUTION NO.: 969-98
AWARDED TO: Henry Borrelli, D.P.M.,
Opener. Topics Master will be David 32 Jefferson Street, Nutley, New Jersey.
Cohen of Scotch Plains. SERVICES: To provide podiatric services
The speakers will be Michelle to patients/residents at Runnells Special-
Tropper of Scotch Plains, Michael ized Hospital.
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed
Klass of Morganville, and Bill $600.00.
Hetfield of Plainfield. PERIOD: For the period 9/1/98 through 8/
The Toastmasters program is an 31/99.
ongoing series of experiences that M. Elizabeth Genievich
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
directly involves members in a vari- 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $22.95
ety of communication and leader-
ship situations. PUBLIC NOTICE
PUBLIC NOTICE UNION COUNTY BOARD
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
UNION COUNTY BOARD NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS Date Adopted: August 27, 1998
NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD Public Notice is hereby given that the
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Public Notice is hereby given that the has awarded a contract without competitive
Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders bidding as a professional service or extraor-
has awarded a contract without competitive dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to
bidding as a professional service or extraor- N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and
dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to the resolution authorizing it is available for
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of
the resolution authorizing it is available for the Board.
public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of RESOLUTION NO.: 1018-98
the Board. (Amending Resolution 441-97)
RESOLUTION NO.: 1015-98 AWARDED TO: Edward J. Kologi, Esq.,
(Amending Resolution 599-98) 923 North Wood Avenue, Linden, New Jer-
AWARDED TO: Nancy Capece, Esq. sey.
P.O. Box 153, Cranford, New Jersey. SERVICES: To provide additional legal
SERVICES: To provide additional in ser- services on behalf of Sheriff Ralph Froehlich
vice training to the attorneys assigned to the in the matter entitled Smith v. McBride, et
Union County Division of Social Services. al.
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed
M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $21.93 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $23.46
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE
UNION COUNTY BOARD UNION COUNTY BOARD
OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS
NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 Date Adopted: August 27, 1998
Public Notice is hereby given that the Public Notice is hereby given that the
Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
has awarded a contract without competitive has awarded a contract without competitive
bidding as a professional service or extraor- bidding as a professional service or extraor-
dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to dinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This contract and
the resolution authorizing it is available for the resolution authorizing it is available for
public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of
the Board. the Board.
RESOLUTION NO.: 1023-98 RESOLUTION NO.: 1019-98
(Amending Resolution 685-98) (Amending Resolution 373-98)
AWARDED TO: Bradford Bury, Esq., AWARDED TO: William Daniel, Esq., 10
1122 Route 22, Mountainside, New Jersey. North Wood Avenue, Linden, New Jersey.
SERVICES: To provide additional legal SERVICES: To provide additional legal
services on behalf of Corrections Officer services on behalf of Fred J. Bruno, Jr., in
Charles Popovic in the matter entitled the matter entitled Anning v. Union County,
Anning v. Union County, et al. et al.
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed
M. Elizabeth Genievich M. Elizabeth Genievich
Clerk of the Board of Freeholders Clerk of the Board of Freeholders
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $22.95 1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $22.95
Page 18 Thursday, September 3, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION
Health Day is Scheduled
In Fanwood on Sept. 12
FANWOOD The Fanwood Board The program will offer an extensive
of Health has announced it will conduct blood screening, consisting of a SMAC
a Health Day on Saturday, September 26, CBC and HDL. Medical Labora-
12, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Fanwood tory of West Orange will conduct the
Municipal Building, 75 North Martine blood testing.
Avenue in Fanwood. The SMAC 26 is an elaborate blood
analysis monitoring several bodily func-
Westfield AARP Plans tions. The CBC test includes a red blood
cell count, a white blood cell count, and
September 8 Meeting differential count. This test may indi-
WESTFIELD Because of the La- cate the presence of infection, anemia,
bor Day holiday, the Westfield Area allergies, lung disease, among other
Chapter No. 4137 of the American conditions.
Association of Retired Persons (AARP) The HDL test measures factors pro-
will hold its first meeting of the season tective against coronary heart disease.
on Tuesday, September 8, at The Pres- The SMAC 26 is used in assessing total
byterian Church in Westfield, 140 cholesterol results, to determine pos-
Mountain Avenue and East Broad sible coronary risk factors.
Street. Robert M. Sherr, Director of Health,
The social hour will begin at 1 p.m., has advised that anyone taking the blood OUTSTANDING SERVICE
PNC Private Bank was the recipient of the
with the meeting to start promptly at test must fast 12 hours prior, with the Westfield Symphony Orchestras Ann Allen Award for the 1997-1998 season.
exception of water. The award is given for outstanding service to the Westfield Symphony Orches-
1:30 p.m. A representative of PSE&G tra. PNC Private Bank funded portions of the Westfield Symphony Gala,
will present a program on deregulation. Registration for the blood test is man-
datory, and is being conducted by the newsletters, opera soloists and Caravan during 1997-1998. Pictured, left to right,
Scotch Plains Police Officer Joe Zito of the Scotch Plains The Trips and Tours Committee will are: Bob Saltarelli, Senior Vice President of PNC Private Bank; Ann Allen,
Bike Patrol took time out to visit with Berwyck Chase residents at their fourth provide information regarding the Mon- Westfield Health Department, 425 East
WSO Charter Board President and current board member, and Daria Placitella,
annual family block party. His talk on bicycle safety was enjoyed by all residents. day, September 14 trip to the Hunterdon Broad Street in Westfield, from 9 a.m. WSO board member and Vice President PNC Private Bank in Westfield.
Playhouse for the Charlie Prose Show. to 4 p.m. through Thursday, September
Thrift Shop to Open for Fall on Tuesday In addition, the committee has two
openings available for the Myrtle Beach
10 (subject to program capacity).
The cost of the SMAC-26 test is
$16. The following tests can be per-
Residents are Urged to Take
SCOTCH PLAINS The Thrift Shop in Scotch Plains, operated by the trip scheduled for Sunday through Sat-
Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League, will begin celebrating its 25th year of
service to the communities when it opens for the fall at 10 a.m. on Tuesday,
urday, September 27 to October 3. The
cost is $459 for double occupancy and
formed for additional costs: T4 (thy-
roxine test), $5; TSH (thyroid stimu-
lating hormone), $10, PSA (prostate
Disaster Training Courses
September 8. $554 for single occupancy. SCOTCH PLAINS Local resi- as managing shelters, assisting vic-
Fall sales will include clothing for infants, toddlers, children and teens. For Please call (908) 889-6769 for more test), $30, and Blood Group;/Rh Fac-
tor, $10. All fees must be paid at the dents interested in being able to help if tims, and assessing and reporting
women, the shops Designer Corner features fashions by Donna Karan, Carol information. Seats are also available a natural disaster were to strike the damage.
Little and others. for the Octoberfest trip to Hunts Land- time of registration.
There are also ladies classics racks, suits, coordinates, slacks, skirts and The Health Day will also feature a local area are encouraged by the Scotch The introductory course is a prereq-
ing in Matamoras, Pennsylvania, to Plains Office of Emergency Manage- uisite to all other courses, but it is not
blouses, as well as dresses and accessories. Shoes for the entire family are also take place on Friday, October 16. The Blood Pressure Program. Hemmocult
available. test kits will be available to test for ment to attend free Disaster Training necessary to take all of the courses.
cost for this excursion is $39. Interested Courses being offered this fall by the Courses will be held from 6:30 to 10
A separate room for men offers fall suits, jackets and slacks, along with shirts, individuals may call (908) 232-7153. occult blood in the gastrointestinal tract.
casual and work clothes. Boys dress and school clothes can also be found in the Test packets/dietary restrictions will be Greater Plainfield Chapter of the p.m. on seven Monday evenings.
Members are reminded to bring a American Red Cross, as well as other The introductory course will be held
mens department. non-perishable food item or to make a distributed at the event.
Other merchandise includes kitchen and small household items, as well as The program is subject to cancella- local chapters. on Monday, September 14. Other
donation to the Food Pantry when they In case of an emergency such as courses are as follow: Mass Care: An
table and bed linens. Collectibles, antiques, and costume jewelry are also come to next weeks meeting. tion, unless a minimum participation of
featured. New this fall are floral arrangements made by league members. 25 people is achieved. The Health Day flood or hurricane, the Office of Emer- Overview, September 28; Shelter
Anyone interested in joining the gency Management would work with Operations, October 19; Shelter
The Thrift Shop is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. Westfield Area Chapter of AARP is is open to residents of Fanwood, West-
to 2:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. field, Mountainside, Garwood, Roselle the Red Cross to set up shelters in town Simulation, October 26; Emergency
invited to attend the meeting. Appli- school buildings and the Scotch Hills Assistance to Families I, November 9
The Thrift Shop is an upscale resale shop, located at 1730 East Second Street. Park, and Springfield exclusively.
cants must be at least 50 years old and Country Club, and provide other emer- and 16, and Damage Assessment,
Any questions may be directed to the shops 24-hour hot line, at (908) 322-5420.
be members of the national AARP. gency services, explained Scotch December 7.
Chapter meetings are held on the Plains Emergency Management Coor- To register or for more informa-
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE first Monday of the month at The Pres- Registration Deadline dinator Don Wormley. tion, please call Denise Neto, Direc-
byterian Church in Westfield at 1 p.m. The Red Cross can help us manage tor of Disaster Services for the
TOWN OF WESTFIELD
NOTICE OF SALE
Is Sept. 9 for Meeting the shelters, but well have to rely on Greater Plainfield Area Chapter, at
Notice is hereby given that the Town of Westfield will sell at public auction, all its right, Of Business Women local volunteers to really make them (908) 756-6414.
title and interest in the following vacant property: Italian Festival on Tap The monthly dinner meeting of the run smoothly, and provide all the ser- The courses, which are also spon-
Address and Tax Lot and Approximate Size Minimum Berkeley Heights/Clark/Westfield vices that would be needed in a disas- sored by the Greater Somerset,
Block Number Price For Holiday Weekend Business and Professional Women ter, he added. Hunterdon, Phillipsburg and Warren
900 Union Street 150x178x229 $150,000.00 (BCW/BPW) will be held on Tuesday, The series of five courses will Area Chapters of the American Red
Lot No. 3.011 Block No. 3607 16,900 Square Feet SCOTCH PLAINS The 24th an- September 15, at the Kenilworth Inn in start with Introduction to Disaster Cross, will be held at the chapter with
(triangular) nual Labor Day Italian Festival will be Kenilworth. Services, and then move into spe- the most registered participants. Bev-
900 Union Street 84x170 $150,000.00 held from Friday to Monday, Septem- Networking will begin at 6:30 p.m., cific areas of disaster services such erage and dessert will be provided.
Lot No. 3.012 Block No. 3607 16,100 Square Feet ber 4 to September 7, from 5 to 11 p.m. with the dinner and program to start at
(rectangular) each day on the grounds of St. 7 p.m. Non-members are invited to
CONDITIONS OF SALE Bartholomew the Apostle Roman attend.
Catholic Church on Westfield Avenue
1. Bids at open auction will be received by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Westfield
in Scotch Plains. The topic will be Maneuvering
on Friday, September 18, 1998 at 3:00 oclock p.m., prevailing time, in the Council Around Stress, presented by psycho-
Chambers at the Municipal Building, 425 East Broad Street, Westfield, New Jersey, in The festival is hosted by the Scotch
accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13 et seq., for the purchase of the aforesaid real Plains Chapter of UNICO National, an therapist and licensed social worker
property owned by the Town of Westfield. Italian-American service organization, Sandy Shepard.
2. Such public bids at open auction must be made in person at the place and the hour
in conjunction with the church, and BCW/BPW is part of BPW/New
mentioned above, at the call of the auctioneer and must be accompanied by cash or a
celebrates the communitys Italian- Jersey and BPW/USA. The organiza-
certified check, made payable to the order of the Treasurer of the Town of Westfield, in
an amount equal to at least 10% of the amount of the bid. The Town will accept a certified American heritage. tion promotes professional growth, in-
check for 10% of the minimum price and a personal check for 10% of the difference Italian delicacies and pastries will be dividual development, personal em-
between the minimum price and the amount of the bid. If the successful bidder neglects, available at booths during the festival. powerment and legislative awareness,
refuses or fails to complete and perform the purchase of this real property and pay the There will also be rides and games according to spokeswoman Denise
balance of the bid price on tender of the deed by the Town, his deposit shall be retained Dagostaro.
by the Town of Westfield on account of, as and for, liquidated damages for such failure throughout the four-day event. Off-
to perform. premise raffle tickets are being sold for Advance registration for the dinner
3. The Town Council of the Town of Westfield reserves the right to accept or reject the a 50/50 drawing scheduled for Septem- meeting is required. The cost of the
highest bid, or any and all bids, and receipt of the highest bid at public auction does not ber 7 at 10 p.m. on the church grounds. dinner is $20 per person. The reserva-
constitute such acceptance, which requires a Resolution of the Town Council. The Tickets for the raffle may be pur- tion deadline is Wednesday, September
auctioneer is authorized to withdraw any property from auction at any time at his sole
chased at the church rectory by calling 9. For reservations and information,
4. All these properties are larger than the size required for development under the Municipal (908) 322-5192. please call Janine at (908) 687-5239.
Land Use Ordinance or have variances permitting development and are without capital
5. All sales are subject to a deed restriction that the property may only be used for the Richard L. Roden
development of detached single family dwellings.
6. The property will be sold in an as is condition and subject to: To Perform at Meeting Westfield Glee Club
(a) any and all restrictions and easements of record, if any, including particularly an
easement for the existing stream. Of Womans Club To Resume Rehearsals
(b) such state of facts as an accurate survey may reveal, and any and all applicable WESTFIELD Rehearsals for the
municipal zoning restrictions and any limitations on development or utilization
FANWOOD - Richard L. Roden, an
entertainer and library scholar, will Westfield Glee Clubs 74th season will TIME IS TICKING AWAY
Linda Cenicola, center, and Linda Hawkins-
imposed by the presence of fresh water wetlands or transition areas, if any, the
presence of a detention basin to the rear and the location of an open stream on the perform at the season opening meeting resume on Monday, September 14, at 8 Todman, right, of United National Bank present Fanwood Mayor Maryanne S.
right side of Lot No. 3.011 Block No. 3607 at the property line. A copy of a map of the Womans Club of Fanwood, on p.m. in the choir room of The Presbyte- Connelly with a donation of $2,000 toward the purchase and installation of
prepared by the Town Engineers office showing the locations of the features known Wednesday, September 9, at 12:30 p.m. Fanwoods Millennium Clock. Additional funding will be realized from the
rian Church in Westfield. proceeds of the third annual Fanny Wood Day celebration to be held on Sunday,
to exist is available in office of the Town Engineer for inspection.
(c) the balance of the purchase price in cash or certified check to be paid to the Town
Mr. Roden, will present Student and adult male singers are September 27, in downtown Fanwood. All are invited to participate.
at the time of closing of title, which closing shall take place no later than forty (40) Shakespeares Theatre, a collection invited to come and sing the music for
of music and readings from some of concerts which will be presented on
Original Pieces Written
days subsequent to the time of acceptance of the bid by the Town.
(d) no real estate or legal commission will be paid by the Town. William Shakespeares greatest works Saturday and Sunday, December 12
(e) the name or names of the grantee which the bidder wishes in the deed is to be given beginning with a model of the Bards and 13. The music will be introduced
to the auctioneer at the time of the auction. Globe Theatre. by Director Thomas Booth of
(f) the Town will convey title by Bargain and Sale Deed, which deed will not be
accompanied by an Affidavit of Title.
7. The Town of Westfield will install all street drainage, curbing, and grade and install the
The meeting will be held at the
Fanwood Presbyterian Church, 74
Maplewood and George Lachenauer of
At Paul Nazzaro Studio
road base course on Union Street as well as an improved drainage system on Sherman South Martine Avenue. The public is Music is provided by the Glee Club. WESTFIELD Students at the Paul ways to learn music, Mr. Nazzaro said.
Street, at its own cost and expense. At closing, each purchaser of these lots shall pay invited to attend. The rehearsal run-through will be fol- Nazzaro Music Studio in Westfield have It is the synthesis of taking what they
to the Town of Westfield the amount as shown below to establish an escrow to pay the For further information, please con-
cost of the finished macadam top course for the portion of Union Street abutting these lowed by a fellowship time for return- an opportunity to compose their own have learned and making it their own.
properties to the street center line.
tact Faye Monroe, Program Chair- ing members and new singers. Re- music on a computer using MIDI (Mu- Students are able to take home a
Lot No. 3.011 $1010.00 woman, at (908) 889-4095. freshments will be served. sical Instrument Digital Interface) and professional printout, an MIDI file to
Lot No. 3.012 $560.00 a digital keyboard, introduced by Mr. play on their own computers at home,
At the Saturday night concert on
After construction on the lots are complete, the Town of Westfield will utilize these funds
as well as other funds to complete the final paving of Union Street and will refund any Literacy Volunteers December 12, to be held at Roosevelt Nazzaro at the studio about two years and a recording of themselves perform-
escrow amount in excess of that required to install the top course in front of each of these Intermediate School in Westfield, a ago. ing the pieces they wrote using the
properties. To Hold Library Days town-wide childrens chorus will again With the use of Finale 98, a profes- Studio Cassette Tapes.
8. The development will be subject to a tree save plan approved by the Town Engineer. Literacy Volunteers of Union County perform two sections of the Winter sional music notation software program, Also offered at the Paul Nazzaro
9. The purchasers will be required to pay the town attorney the sum of $700.00 as
will be holding Literacy Library Days Concert and join with the Glee Club. students have written pieces for piano, Music Studio are piano parties and
document preparation fees for each parcel at closing.
1 T 8/27 & 9/3/98 Fee: $246.84 at the New Providence Library, 377 The location of the Sunday concert will saxophone, strings and bagpipes, as recitals, The Soundboard, the musi-
Elkwood Avenue, on Saturday, Sep- be announced at a later date. well as adding drum tracks and bass cal newsletter; Studio Cassette Tapes,
tember 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and The Glee Club program selections lines to their pieces. the Studio Internet Web page, and tra-
at the Roselle Park Library, 404 Chest- will include traditional carols, Hanuk- Mr. Nazzaro guides each student us- ditional lessons with a variety of styles.
nut Street, on Saturday, September 26, kah, seasonal and fun songs. ing a free form composing sheet for For more information, please call
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Interested singers may call Dale students to maximize their creativity (908) 232-3310, e-mail pnazzaro
These are for all interested potential while maintaining a unified structure @att.net or visit home.att.net/
Juntilla at (908) 232-0673.
or current students and tutors. Tutors for their pieces. ~pnazzaro/musicstudio.html on the
will be able to find out what materials Composing pieces is one of the best Internet.
are available to use or how to solve Vietnam Veterans
problems that they are having with
their students. To Meet in Summit
For more information or to make an The Union County Chapter No. 688
appointment, please call the LVA office of the Vietnam Veterans of America,
at (908) 490-0333. Inc. (WA) will conduct its September
general meeting at the Summit Volun-
teer First Aid Squad located on Summit
PUBLIC NOTICE Avenue between Morris Avenue and
UNION COUNTY BOARD Oakland Place in Summit.
Marc Kelley Realtors, 2 Alden Street, Cranford, has announced its OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS The meeting will be held on Tuesday,
participation in the sale of this mid-fifties split-level at 18 Brown NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD September 8, at 7:30 p.m.
Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 The Vietnam Veterans of America is
Terrace, Cranford. Heidi-Ann negotiated the purchase of this Public Notice is hereby given that the
property on behalf of the buyers. She then handled all matters Union County Board of Chosen Freehold- a veterans service organization of former
pertinent to this sale until it closed. ers has awarded a contract without com- members of the Armed Forces of the
petitive bidding as a professional service or United States who served during the
extraordinary, unspecifiable service pursu- Vietnam War Era - January, 1959
ant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a). This con-
tract and the resolution authorizing it is
through May, 1975.
available for public inspection in the Office The primary goals of organization
of the Clerk of the Board. are to support the full range of veterans
RESOLUTION NO.: 1065-98 issues important to Vietnam-era veter-
AWARDED TO: NLB Associates, 38 Este
Place, Bloomfield, New Jersey.
ans, to create a new identity for this
SERVICES: To provide computer design generation of veterans and to change
and conversion of Surrogates Indexing and the public perception of Vietnam veter- PARTNERS AT THE PIANO
Student Jay Tieman and Paul Nazzaro, owner
Docketing System for the Union County ans. of the Paul Nazzaro Music Studio in Westfield, are pictured at the keyboard
2 Alden Street Cranford Surrogates Court. All Vietnam-era veterans are invited during the studios Annual Spring Recitals in June. Jays original piece, entitled
AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed
(908) 276-7888 $45,000. to attend the meeting. For membership Summer Sun, was among those works performed. Two years ago, Mr. Nazzaro
M. Elizabeth Genievich information, please contact Member- introduced the MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) program and a
Heidi-Ann Clerk of the Board of Freeholders ship Chairman Bob Clark at (732) 499- digital keyboard to the studio, allowing students to compose their own music on
1 T 9/3/98, The Leader Fee: $21.93 9796. a computer.