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                                                                                          Corinne Liebrich Earns
                                                                                          Girl Scouts' Gold Award
                                                                                       Editor's Note: This is the second in a   women at breakfast while T-shirts were
                                                                                    series of articles regarding Westfield's    given out during lunch. Although about
                                                                                    Girl Scout Gold Award recipients.           500 people were served, less than half
                                                                                                 * * * * *                      that number of T-shirts were given out.
                                                                                                                                   "I want to try to get more shirts for the
                                                                                       Corinne Brena Liebrich, the daughter     men," said Corinne. "So many times we
                                                                                    of Bernadinc Liebrich and the late Robert   give our used clothing and a new T-shirt
                                                                                    F. Liebrich, has completed the require-     is such a little thing that could make a
                                                                                    ments recently for the Girl Scout Gold      person feel good.
                                                                                    Award, the highest achievement in Girl
                                                                                                                                   "Many of the people were very sur-
                                                                                    Scouting.
                                                                                                                                prised that a person my age would orga-
                                                                                       A member of Westfield Senior Troop       nize the collection of (his new clothing
                                                                                    No. 696. Corinne planned and organized      and then come to the soup kitchen to
                                                                                    a clothing drive collecting new T-shirts    distribute them."
                                                                                    and new socks for homeless men at St.          Mr. Smith noted that any group that       TEACHING EXCELLENCE...Scotch PlainsFanwood third-grade teacher Jane
                                                                                    John's Soup Kitchen in Newark. She          would like to come to the soup kitchen to    Lawlor holds the plaque she received as the winner of the 1997 Joan Vagelos
                                                                                    enlisted the cooperation of local area      help prepare the food, all of which is       Currie Award for Excellence in Teaching. She is joined by members of the
                                                                                    men's organizations and the Washington      donated, and serve the people may call       selection committee, left to right, Dr. Carol B. Choye, Superintendent of the
                                                                                    Rock Girl Scout Council with its 24 com-    him at 1-201-623-0822.                       Scotch Plalns-Fanwood Public Schools; Dr. Helen Barnes, the sister of Joan
HELPING THE HOMELESS...Vincent Smith, Pastoral Associate of St. John's              munities. Corinne also volunteered to
Soup Kitchen in Newark, watches as Corinne Liebrich of Westfield stirs the                                                         The Girl Scout Gold Award is the- Currie; Dr. P. Roy Vagelos, the brother of Joan Currie whoendowed the award;
                                                                                    come before the men's organizations to                                                   Diane Kazazis, the daughter of Joan Currie; Dr. Donald Sheldon, President of
soup prepared for the homeless who frequent the kitchen daily. Corinne, a                                                       culmination of many years of commit-
                                                                                    speak on Girl Scouts, the Girl Scout Gold                                                the Scotch Plalns-Fanwood Board of Education; Dr. Carlo Parravano, Director
Senior Girl Scout in Westfield Troop No. 696 planned and organized a clothing                                                   ment and perseverance with opportuni-
                                                                                    Award and her project dealing with the                                                   of the Merck Institute for Science Education, and Andrew Vagelos, Mrs.
drive for new T-shirts and new socks for the homeless by enlisting the commu-                                                   ties to develop a sense of responsibility, a
                                                                                    homeless. She is continuing with her re-                                                 Currie's nephew.
nities in the Washington Rock Girl Scout Council and local men's organizations.                                                 spirit of cooperation, creativity and dedi-
                                                                                    quest to the men's organizations and Girl
                                                                                                                                cated service. Five requirements must be

 \ I'lilliir*' i- in it- fnii-l IIIHMT liffori- il Ixyin- In anaK/.r ilx'lf.
                                                                                    Scout troops that may still want to help,
                                                                                    and the public in general through June.
                                                                                       Vincent Smith. Pastoral-Associate
                                                                                                                                completed in order for this award to be
                                                                                                                                approved by the Washington Rock Girl
                                                                                                                                                                                  Jane Lawlor Receives
                                                                                                                                Scout Council.
                                                 —Mlri'il Nnrlli \ \ liil.li< ;ul   Apostolatcs and Director of St. John's
                                                                                    Soup Kitchen located in the basement of
                                                                                    the church on Mulberry Street, was her
                                                                                                                                   Earning the Senior Girl Scout Leader-
                                                                                                                                ship Torch requires at least 30 hours in
                                                                                                                                                                                  Currie Award for 1997
                                                                                                                                two or more activities in order to deepen
                                                                                    advisor during the project. The socks                                                       Mrs. Jane Lawlor, a third-grade bachelor's degree from Hunter Col-
             Do You Need                                                            were distributed to over 100 men and
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                                                                                                                                and broaden leadership skills.
                                                                                                                                   The Girl Scout Gold Award project is
                                                                                                                                the final requirement whereby the young
                                                                                                                                                                             teacher at McGinn Elementary School lege and a master's degree from Kean,
                                                                                                                                                                             in Scotch Plains, has been named the College of New Jersey. Her early,
                                                                                                                                                                             1997 recipient of the Joan Vagelos professional experience was in New
          The Assistance Of A                                                       Don't ever take a fence down until you
                                                                                    know the reason why it was put up.
                                                                                                   —Gilbert Keith Chesterton
                                                                                                                                woman puts into action for at least a four
                                                                                                                                month duration all that she has learned in Currie Award for Excellence inTeach- York City schools. She joined the
                                                                                                                                her previous Girl Scouting experiences.      ing in the Scotch Plains-Fanwood teaching staff of Scotch Plains-Fan-
                                                                                                                                                                         Public Schools. Announcement of the        wood in 1989 as a second grade
          Law Firm In Florida?                                                                                                                                           award was made at a May 5 reception
                                                                                                                                                                         and celebration in honor of the re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    teacher at McGinn, moving to third
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    grade in 1993. She has participated in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the district's Language Arts/Reading
   As a native of Westfield who has been                                                                Westfield Art Association, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                         cipient and the other 25 nominees for
                                                                                                                                                                         the award.                                 Cyclical Review Committee, "Fam-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ily Math Nights" for students and
   a Florida attorney since 1979, JOSEPH                                                                   Sidewalk Show and Sale
                                                                                                                                                                            The Currie Award was established
                                                                                                                                                                         in memory of Joan Vagelos Currie,          their families, and the "Winners"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    seminar sponsored by the Rutgers
   MANNINO can offer you professional                                                                                                                                    an elementary and middle school
                                                                                                                                                                         teacher who served the Scotch Plai ns-     University Literacy Program in which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    she reviewed the 1O0 best children's
   advice on a personalized basis relating                                                                                                                               Fanwood schools with distinction for
                                                                                                                                                                          16 years. The award was endowed by        books of 1996 in order to link quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    literature to curriculum themes. She
   to all Florida legal matters.                                                                               Scenes of Westfield
                                                                                                                                                                         Mrs. Currie's brother, Dr. P. Roy
                                                                                                                                                                         Vagelos, and is given annually by her      was described in nomination materi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    als as a teacher whose motto ought to
                                                                                                                  on the fence                                           family as a tribute to her lifelong love
     JOSEPH MANNINO       ')                                                                                                                                             of teaching and her dedication to her      be "Carpe Diem!" as she truly seizes
                                                                                                                                                                         community. The recipient of the            every day of herstudents' third-grade
  SCIARRETTA & MANNINO                                                                        Saturday, May 31st • 9 AM to 5 PM                                          award is chosen for excellence in          year and makes it a positive learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    experience.
                                                                                                                                                                         classroom teaching, commitment to
    ATTORNEYS AT LAW                                                                      Mindowaskin Park • Rain Date - June 7 • (908) 232-3381                         parental involvement in their                  Mrs. Lawlor received a plaque as
       (561)338-9900                                                                                                                                                     children's education and service to        the Currie Award winneralong witha
                                                                                        Musical ensembles from the NJ Workshop for the Arts                              the Scotch Plains-Fanwood school           check for $1,000. She also won the
     Fax.: (561) 338-5432                                                                                                                                                and community.                             right to direct the expenditure of a
                                                                                                                                                                            Mrs. Lawlor received her                matching grant from the Scotch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Plains-Fanwood Board of Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    forprograms or materials inherclass-




              YOU'RE IN THE MONEY!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    room or her school.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Other nominees, named by col"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    leagues, Board of Education mem-'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    bers. or parents for their professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    excellence, included Atine Algeri,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Linda Bohlen, Joan Costello, Lorna
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Everhart, Joseph Filep, Jr., Elizabeth

   AT THE GRAND OPENING OF HAVEN SAVINGS BANK'S                                                                                                                                                                     Gasiorowski, Marcia Hack, George
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hilger, Bernadette Hoyer, Robert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Junio, Karen Kelly, Edward Leonard,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Catherine Mattfield, Ted MacVicar,

           NEW WESTFIELD BRANCH OFFICE                                                                                                                                                                              Margaret        Mindnich, "Terene'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Labrecque, Nancy Noppenberger,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Vicki Price-Pennino, Kristin Santin,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ruth Sessler, Merrie Snow, Dolores
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Staiano-Petri, Joan Vollkommer, Jean
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wahlers and Gail Williams.           •',

   You could instantly                                                                                                                     You're in the money...                                                     Adult School Officers /
   win $1,000 on                                                                                                                             with over $2,500 in                                                       Elected at Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dr. Vern H. Smith of Scotch Plains
                                                                                                                                INSTANT CASH PRIZES!
   SATURDAY, MAY 31.                                                                                        Stop by our new Westfield office on opening day and it could mean
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    was reelected President of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Westfield Adult School, Association,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Inc. at its annual meeting on May 5.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Officers elected to serve with Dr.
   Just show up at                                                                                  cash in your pocket! Just pick one of our zippered, leather pouches, open
                                                                                                       it up, and see what you've won. Every pouch is a winner, whether it be
                                                                                                          cash or a prize. If you're really lucky, you could win a grand prize of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Smith include the following Westfield
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    residents: Lawrence Pargot, Vice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    President; Dominic Lisanti, reelected.
   128 Elm Street                                                                                $1,000 cash! Both the money and the pouch are yours to keep . . . no strings
                                                                                                                            attached! But come early; this opportunity is open
                                                                                                                                           only to the first 700 adult visitors . . .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Treasurer, and Barbara Gigon, Sec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    retary.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Noting that the Westfield Adult'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ;


   in Westfield between                                                                                                                                 and only on opening day.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    School is completing its 58th yean
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    offering educational services and pro-•
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    grams to the residents of Westfield ^

   9 a m and 1 p.m.                                                                                                                              One-day-only                                                       and neighboring communities. Dr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Smith said that the new challenge is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to increase future enrollment.
    If you haven't experienced Haven Savings Bank yet,                                                                                   SUPER CD. RATES                                                               Carol Phelan, Executive Director
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and Registrar for the Adult School,
    this is the time to get to know us. Stop by and meet
    a staff committed to serving you and the Westfield
    community, see our new office, and be prepared for
                                                                                                                                       keep you in the money!                                                       stated: "There is definitely a place for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the Adult School in our community."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    She said that she sees "a need to meet
    some old-fashioned fun!                                                                                                               Open a new Haven C D . on Saturday, May 31                                the changing nature of Westfield and
                                                                                                                                    and lock in a Special, One-Day-Only BONUS RATE.                                 surrounding communities by devel-
                                                                                                                                         For actual rates, see our ad in this newspaper                             oping courses that will keep the school •
                                                                                                                                                                    the week of May 26.                             viable."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Anyone interested in suggesting
                                                                                                                                               • F R E E EISENHOWER DOLLARS FOR                                     courses for the Adult School to con-
                                                                                                                                                 THE FIRST 100 ADULTS ARRIVING!                                     sider and resources available in the-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    community for teaching these courses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    is invited to call the Adult School at
                                                                                                                                               » F R E E DONUTSAND                                                  232-4050.
                                                                                                                                                 FRESHLY BREWED COFFEE!                                                The fall semester will begin Sep.-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    tember 29. Catalogs listing course
                                                                                                                                               • F R E E HELIUM-FILLED                                              offerings will be mailed after Labor
                                                                                                                                                 BALLOONS FOR THE KIDS!                                             Day to all residents of Westfielil,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mountainside, Fanwood, Scotch
                                                                                                                                               • F R E E ENTERTAINMENT                                              Plains.GarwoodandCranfordandto
                                                                                                                                                 BY A FACE-PAINTING CLOWN!                                          people who have taken a course at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    school sometime in the past three;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    years.                                 •
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Raritan Bay Hospital'••
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Cites Borough Doctor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dr. Anangur Swaminathan of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mountainside has been named 1996
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Distinguished Physician of the Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    by the Board of Directors of Raritan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bay Medical Center.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       t h e award recognizes Dr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Swaminathan for "outstanding efforts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in promoting medical staff, adminis-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    tration and Board of Directors soli-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    darity."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       At Raritan Bay Medical Center,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dr. Swaminathan was appointed Se-.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    nior Attending in Surgery and naif
                                                                                                                                              128 Elm Street, Westfield, NJ                                         served on the Executive Committee;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cancer Committee and Quality As-
                                                                                                                                                    (908) 518-9800                                                  surance Committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       He is a member of the American
                                                                                                                                                    Banking Hours:                                                  College of Surgeons, the Association
                                                                                                                                            Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                                       of Academic Surgery and the Society
                                                                                                                                          Thurs. Evening 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.                                      of Head and Neck Surgeons.
                                                                                                                                            Saturday 9:00 a.m. -12:00 Noon                                             Dr. Swaminathan and his wife,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sara, have three children.