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December 3, 2019

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2-5pm. Join us for an afternoon of holiday fun for the entire family culminating in the traditional lighting of the Christmas Tree on the Town Green. Events at the Recreation Center will include: Pictures with Santa Claus in Santa’s Workshop,

entertainment provided by Minotti Music, “Spin the Wheel” presented by Coldwell Banker with proceeds to be donated to the North Haven Food Bank, as well as, CTCHIP, face painting, cookie decorating, refreshments, holiday characters, and more!!

Events on the green will include: hayrides, holiday caroling provided by the North Haven High School Concert Choir and St. Rita’s Choir; hot chocolate, coffee, and cookies provided by the Father Donaher K of C members; hot apple cider provided by

members of VOX. In addition, special hours for Santa’s Workshop located at the Mildred Wakeley Recreation Center will be held on Monday, December 9, from 6:30-8:30pm and Wednesday, December 11, from 6:30-8:30pm.

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North Haven Garden Club will award a prize to the 1st and 2nd place winners and honorable mention to all other entries and the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut will award a certificate and prize to 1st, 2nd and honorable mention winners. Entries can be emailed to: nhgccindy@yahoo.com or mailed to NHGC c/o Cindy Golia, 12 Stanton Road, North Haven, CT 06473 by JANUARY 3, 2020. ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST North Haven Garden Club Youth Program is participating in The National Garden Club’s Annual Poetry Contest for 20192020, which is open to students in North Haven from Kindergarten to Ninth Grade. The contest theme this year is “ADVENTURES IN THE GARDEN.” We hope this program will “excite and encourage our Youth to express and explore their creative thoughts through different types of poetry. National Garden Club’s Poetry Contest enables our youth to embrace their creativity through the art of writing. Be imaginative and join the winners to see your poetry in a printed booklet!” FIVE grand prizes will be awarded to the winners in this breakdown- Kindergarten & 1st, 2nd & 3rd, 4th & 5th, 6th & 7th and 8th & 9th. So come and get your “ADVENTURE” on and try your hand at poetry, you’ll never know if you have a hidden talent if you don’t try! Eligibility: Special Education and English as a Second Language: Kindergarten through 9th Grade. General Education: Kindergarten through 9th Grade. Dates for Submission: All entries are due to Youth Chair Cindy Golia on or before JANUARY 10, 2020. Please mail all entries to The North Haven Garden Club, Attn. Cindy Golia, 12 Stanton Road, North Haven, CT 06473.

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North Haven Garden Club Awards On Display

Pictured: Display case at North Haven Library. North Haven: The North Haven Garden Clubs awards for the 2018 year are now on display at the North Haven Library main entrance of the lobby on the Linsley Ave side. The awards are from the National Garden Clubs Inc., New England Garden Clubs, and the Federated Garden Clubs of CT. Inc. The members of the North Haven Garden Club are very proud of the awards we received and are excited to share them with the public. North Haven Garden Club is a member of The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut Inc., New England Garden Clubs Inc., and The National Garden Clubs Inc. Article and photos by Cindy Golia

North Haven Garden Club’s Missing Blue Snowman

North Haven: Recently North Haven Garden Club decorated the barrels on Maple Ave. They were there for a couple of days and sometime on Saturday evening, November 23rd, someone removed the BLUE snowman from one of the barrels. We, the North Haven Garden Club work very hard to decorate the barrels and pots for all to enjoy. To the individual that took the BLUE SNOWMAN, PLEASE return it to its place in the barrel. If you see him around or in someone else’s decorations, please urge the individual to return it.

Family Music Center Winter Student Concert Announcement

Hamden: Family Music Center cordially invites you to our semiannual recital! The recital will feature performances by our talented students and will also include a holiday sing-along! This year’s Winter Student Concert will be held on Saturday, December 14, from 1-3pm at the Hamden Plains Church, 15 Church Street (off Dixwell Avenue). Tickets available in advance or at the door. Please call (203) 288-5647 or email: familymusiccenter@yahoo.com for more information. Everyone invited!

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North Haven Resident Nancy Valentino Joins Halloran Sage

December 3, 2019

Johnson’s Lanes

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North Haven: Nancy Valentino, resident of North Haven and graduate of Quinnipiac University School of Law, recently joined the law firm, Halloran Sage. Based in the firm’s New Haven office, Nancy practices litigation and dispute resolution, medical malpractice and personal injury law. Halloran Sage (www.halloransage.com) provides responsive legal counsel to client needs and routinely handles transactional, litigation and personal service matters. They have a presence throughout the state, as well as a branch in Washington, D.C.

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With the holiday season upon us, Chief Paul Januszewski and the North Haven Fire Department would like to remind residents of several important cooking safety tips. The NFPA found that unattended cooking was the leading contributing factor in cooking fires and fire deaths. Cooking equipment was involved in almost half of all reported home fires and home fire injuries, and it is the second leading cause of home fire deaths. According to the National Fire Protection Association, fire departments in the United States are dispatched to approximately 166,100 fires annually involving cooking equipment, such as a stove or microwave. “The kitchen is typically the center of family holiday celebrations, and it is important that proper cooking techniques be followed to prevent accidents from occurring,â€? Chief Januszewski said. “This includes never leaving cooking food unattended and using care with flammable objects. By following these cooking safety tips, families can enjoy a safe and happy holiday season.â€? To avoid tragedy this season, the North Haven Fire Department recommends residents follow several safety tips outlined by the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Commission on Fire Prevention and Control: • Keep anything that can catch fire such as oven mitts, wooden utensils, food packaging, towels and curtains away from the stove top. • Inspect any electric fry pans,

pots or other accessories such as electric knives and handheld whisks for frayed cords and bad connections before using them. Do not submerge electric appliances in water. • Always remain in the kitchen while frying, grilling, or broiling food. If you have to leave the kitchen for even a short period of time, turn off the stove. • When simmering, baking, roasting or boiling food, check the pots and pans regularly, remain in the home while food is cooking, and use a timer to remind you when it is time to turn down or turn off the burner or oven. • Stay alert. If you are sleepy or have consumed alcohol, do not use the stove or any cooking appliance or accessory. In the event of a cooking fire: • Keep a lid nearby when cooking to smother a small grease fire. Smother the fire by sliding the lid over the pan and turn off the stove top. Leave the pan covered until it is completely cooled. • For an oven fire, turn off the heat and keep the door closed. • If unable to control‌.Ensure all occupants get out of the house immediately! When you leave, close the door behind you to help contain the fire. • Additionally, the NFPA discourages the use of turkey fryers, as the amount and high temperature of the oil used can cause serious burns and injuries, and result in the destruction of property. Residents who would like more information on holiday cooking safety should contact the North Haven Fire Department at (203) 239-5321.


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THE VOICE OF ART VIRTUAL GALLERY: Call for Artists: Portfolio Reviews for Juried Artist Membership -- Deadline: December 16. “Beyond/Beneath” -- January 17 - March 15, Submission Deadline: January 5. Current Exhibition: First Virtual Juried Exhibition “Place/ Space”-- Now through January 31. Services for Artists: Be an Innovative Artist! Create a Brilliant Artist Website. Share a Promo Video. Host Your Own Virtual Solo Show. Services for Community: Art in Interiors. “Transforming your daily space into extraordinary experiences.” Art Consultation & Commission Service. Staging HOME Service. For information: (203) 379-0015; TheVoiceofArtorg@gmail.com Website: https://www.the voiceofart.org

Upcoming Area Shows THE WALLINGFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT: Sun., Dec. 8th, 2pm at the NEW Ann and George Colony Hall on the beautiful Choate Rosemary Hall Campus. Featuring The New England Jazz Ensemble and the voices of the Country School Chorus, Plus....a sing-a-long! Santa! -- Surprise Appearance between 1-2pm. Ticket Prices: Individual $25, High School $15, Elementary (age 6 & under are Free) $10, Season Tickets $85. Tickets are available on our website: www.wallingfordsymphony.org. Call (203) 697-2261 or purchase directly at: Gallagher Travel Shoppe, 369 Center St., Wallingford, (203) 265-2856. Purchase at the door one hour before performance. Wallingfordford Symphony Orchestra, PO Box 6023, Wallingford, CT 06492; (203) 697-2261. wallingfordsymphonyorchestra@gmail.com Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Shuttles to and from the performance are available throughout the Choate campus parking lots. THE WHITNEY PLAYERS THEATER COMPANY is presenting their 11th Annual Holiday Cabaret on Sun., Dec. 15th at the Knights of Columbus Lodge, 2630 Whitney Ave., Hamden. The night starts out with a dinner at 3pm - pasta, meatballs, salad, eggplant, cookies and coffee. The show will follow dinner and feature performers from Whitney Players shows from the past 16 years singing holiday tunes as well as songs from past shows. Seating is limited. Tickets are $30 for dinner and the show and must be purchased in advance. This is a fundraiser for the Whitney Players, a non-profit Hamden community theater company. To reserve seats or for more info, call (203) 281-6007. AUGUSTA CURTIS CONCERT BAND - CHRISTMAS CONCERT: This is Meriden’s premiere community concert band performing Christmas music with director, JC Caillouette conducting along with featured guest coordinators. The concert will be held on Mon., Dec. 16th at 7pm and wil run to approximately 8:30pm at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 20 Catlin St., Meriden (next to city hall). Ample free parking available within walking distance. This is an event that is sure to please the entire family and put you in the Christmas spirit. Admission is at the door or tickets may be purchased at JC Music, located at 529 W. Main St., Meriden. For more information, call JC Music at (203) 630-0234.

FOR SALE: Four black and maple stained Hitchcock chairs $99; (203) 376-0400 • FOR SALE: Christmas wreaths $5 ea.; glass food platters $5 ea.; Christmas novelties .50¢ & up; (203) 641-2949 •

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FOR SALE: L.L. Bean girl’s 10-12 jacket $25; 2 gray area rugs, 6’x4’ $20 ea.; Franciscan “Apple” teapot $25; (203) 710-0340 • FOR SALE: 5 ft. Bethlehem lights pre-lighted Christmas tree with multi-colored lights $50; (203) 687-8330 • FOR SALE: Maple hutch, early 1900s, 2 glass doors, 3 drawers, 2 lower cabinets $75; Buzz Lightyear vehicle $20; (203) 376-0400 • WANTED: Collector wants to buy early historic New Haven County related items, maps, books, engravings, paintings, paper items or actual products; (203) 9157662 • FOR SALE: Vintage Guitar magazine, back issues $6 each; (203) 623-6718 •

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WANTED: Comic books. Collector seeking to buy bulk comic collections. All years considered. No collection too small or too large. Call Tom, (203) 6459741 FOR SALE: Dining marble table with 4 chairs, exc. cond. $295 or best offer; (203) 467-6662

FOR SALE: Beautiful cedar armoire, size 62x36x21 inches $60; cedar lined hope chest $20; (203) 4676433 • FOR SALE: 11 lovely decorated Putz houses, Japanese and American, late 1940s, early 1950s, $44 or best offer; call (203) 2394397 •

Pictured Top left: Cement planter at Parks and Rec. Top right: Barrel at Todd’s Pond. Bottom: Two of the barrels on Maple Ave. North Haven: On Thursday November 21st, taking full advantage of the beautiful sunny weather, North Haven Garden Club members Gerri Giordano and Cindy Golia decorated 18 barrels and pots in town. The 12 barrels on Maple Avenue, 3 on Shawmut Avenue, across from the Green, the cement planter at Parks and Recreation Center, the barrel at the Preschool and NHHS, and 1 pot at the library. Club member Gerri Giordano designed a different theme for each barrel or pot. Club members Sue Dannenhoffer and Fran Notaro decorated the Broadway Island, Cindy Adinolfi and Maryann Angelopoulos decorated the barrel on Spring Road island, and Carmen Sealy and Sandy Ginter decorated the 3 barrels on Pool Road. The 3 barrels at Todds Pond were decorated by Cindy Golia. Don’t forget to check out The North Haven Garden Club on Facebook for lots of useful and entertaining information and pictures of all our club does in the great Town of North Haven and like our page!! Our Facebook page will show a picture of almost each of the barrels and pots. North Haven Garden Club is a member of The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut Inc., New England Garden Clubs Inc., and The National Garden Clubs Inc. Article and photos by Cindy Golia

WANTED: Antiques or collectibles, highest prices paid for paintings, furniture, glassware, pottery, documents, photographs, bottles, anything old, one piece or entire estates, cash paid; (203) 915-7662 •

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Knights Of Columbus At Work In Our Community

Pictured (L-R): Past Grand Knight Nathan Vestal and Grand Knight Paul Caiafa of The Father James F. Donaher North Haven CT Council of The Knights of Columbus. North Haven: The North Haven Knights of Columbus delivered 50 Turkeys to the North Haven Community Services Food Bank, North Haven Congregational Church Food Bank, and St Peterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & Grace Church in Hamden. The Knights previously donated over 2,000 pounds of non-perisable food and over $1,000 in cash to the North Haven Community Services Food Bank. The turkeys are part of a donation from the RPMC (Renegade Pigs Motorcycle Club) of 0HULGHQ&77KH530&PHPEHUVKLSLVFRPSULVHGRIORFDOODZHQIRUFHPHQWDQGÂżUHVHUYLFH personnel who share the common love of riding their American made motorcycles, and who believe that loyalty and camaraderie are core values for public safety personnel. These 50 WXUNH\VUHSUHVHQWDVPDOOSDUWRIWKHWXUNH\VWKH\JLIWHGWRRWKHUQRQSURÂżWJURXSVLQWKH area to donate to the less fortunate.

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Pictured (L-R): Debbie Zavarella, Grand Knight Paul Caiafa, Past Grand Knight Stu Lyon, Sr., and Debbie Ferrigno. North Haven: Grand Knight Paul Caiafa and Past Grand Knight Stu Lyon presented 24 brand new coats to Debbie Zavarella and Debbie Ferrigno at Stop & Shop in North Haven. The two Debbieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s have been collecting coats for several years. They are donated to Women of Domestic Violence, Veteran Groups, Homeless Shelters and Connecticut Department of Families and Children. They accept new and clean used coats. The North Haven Knights of Columbus will be providing hundreds of Coats for Kids to families in need on Friday, November 29th at St. Francis School on Ferry Street in New Haven WANTED: Antique country store items, old tins, bins, signs, boxes or anything related; (203) 915-7662 â&#x20AC;˘

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North Haven Garden Club Scarecrow Contest was a huge success this year. With the proceeds from the contest the Garden Club was able to make a donation to Friends of the North Haven Library and the Department of Community Services. Presenting the check to Eileen Fletcher, President of the Friends of the North Haven Library, was NHGC President Beneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Jablonski and Committee Chair Fran Notaro presented a check to Andy Delvecchio who accepted the check on behalf of Carla Picard of the Department of Community Services for the Town of North Haven. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t forget to check out The North Haven Garden Club on Facebook for lots of useful and entertaining information and pictures of all our club does in the great Town of North Haven and like our page!! North Haven Garden Club is a member of The Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut Inc., New England Garden Clubs Inc., and The National Garden Clubs Inc. Article and photos by Cindy Golia

Connex Credit Union Supports Families In Need On Thanksgiving With Donation To 29th Annual Stuff-A-Bus

Hamden: On Nov. 21 and 22, the Connecticut Food Bank hosted its 29th annual Stuff-A-Bus ThanksJLYLQJHYHQW:LWKVXSSRUWIURPORFDOL+HDUW0HGLDUDGLRVWDWLRQVWKHQRQSURÂżWRUJDQL]DWLRQFROOHFWHGQRQ perishable food items and monetary donations at the Hamden Plaza for the approximately 270,000 people struggling with hunger in the six counties it serves. Committed to supporting its surrounding communities, Connex Credit Union proudly participated for its seventh consecutive year with a donation of 25 whole turkeys and $1,000. Âł7KHKROLGD\VHDVRQVKRXOGEHÂżOOHGZLWKKDSSLQHVVDQGORYHEXWIRUVRPHIDPLOLHVLWLVDQXQIRUWXQDWH reality that it is often spent worrying about basic necessities that many of us might take for granted like putting food on the table for Thanksgiving,â&#x20AC;? said Louise Nestor, director of marketing, Connex Credit Union. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is a privilege to be part of a credit union that does everything it can to honor the true spirit of the holiday season and help make this time of year a bit merrier for those who need it most.â&#x20AC;? The annual Stuff-A-Bus event is just one of numerous community initiatives that Connex participates in throughout the holiday season as part of its ConnexCares philanthropic program. Currently, the credit union is also collecting monetary and household item donations for a family in need that was relocated from an unsafe situation by the New Reach organization. Both members and non-members of the credit union are invited to support this cause by bringing items to any of Connexâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eight branches before Dec. 12. For more information about ConnexCares please visit www.connexcu.org.

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Hamden: The Spring Glen Garden Club has been a charter member of the Federated Garden Club of Connecticut, Inc. and National Garden Clubs, Inc. since 1929. The Spring Glen Garden Club will hold an informational tea at The Miller Library, 2901 Dixwell Avenue, on Tues. Dec. 3, from SP 3OHDVH VWRS E\ DQG ÂżQG about all the projects the Club does in Hamden. The club is looking for new members, information will be available. The Garden Club will be holding its December meeting on Mon., Dec. 9. The meeting will be held at Mount Carmel Congregational Church, 3284 Whitney Avenue. The meeting will start at 11:45am. After a short business meeting, the presenter will begin at 1pm. The presenter will be Bonnie Beyers and she will create â&#x20AC;&#x153;Holiday Designsâ&#x20AC;?, which will be UDIĂ&#x20AC;HGRII Donation: $5.00. For further information, please call Dorothy at (475) 434-8017.

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Hamden Arts Commission’s Saturday Family Entertainment Series and Sensational Sunday Series The 2019-20 Saturday Afternoon Family Entertainment Series: The Hamden Arts Commission will present an all-new cavalcade of talent in its 20192020 Saturday Afternoon Family Entertainment Series. All shows take place at the handicapped accessible Thornton Wilder Hall in the Miller Cultural Complex, 2901 Dixwell Avenue. All shows start at 1pm. Tickets are $2 for children, $3 for adults, available at the door only and cash only. Doors open at 12:30pm. On January 11th, SMIRK Comedic Juggling will ring in the New Year with an all-ages, new vaudeville show combining unbelievable juggling sequences with comedic banter, lively music and audience interaction! In celebration of Black History Month, on February 8th, the Arts Commission is proud to present an interactive African drum and dance workshop by local dance and percussion artist, Hanan Hameen. Ms. Hameen is the founder of the ArtsucationalTM curriculum. Back by popular demand, the season finale on March 7th, will feature TWO performances of the highly visual musical art form of the Japanese dance and drum ensemble, Taikoza. The performances will be at 1pm and 2:30pm. For details: www.hamdenarts commission.org or call the Department of Arts & Culture at (203) 287-2546. Or visit us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ HamdenArtsCommission. The “Peter C. Hereld Sensational Sunday Series: The Hamposited in the public roadway. In the event that the ice cannot be removed, the property owner must make the sidewalk safe and passable, which may include the placement of sand or other suitable deicing materials. Failure to comply with the provisions of this Ordinance can result in a $25.00 per day fine for each day the snow is not removed and the actual cost for the Town to clear the sidewalk. The Mayor has asked for everyone’s cooperation on this important issue. Questions concerning this Ordinance may be directed to the Town of Wallingford Department of Engineering at (203) 294-2035.

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den Arts Commission is proud to present a fantastic winter line-up of shows perfect for a mature and sophisticated audience. All shows take place at the handicapped accessible Thornton Wilder Hall in the Miller Cultural Complex, 2901 Dixwell Avenue. All shows start at 2pm. Tickets are $5 for Seniors/Students under 12, $7 general, available at the door only and cash only. Doors open at 1:30pm. On January 12th, Hamden’s very own all-women’s chorus, Another Octave will be here to share a canon of sound consisting of standard concert pieces as well as traditional and comtemporary music that reflects women’s lives. On February 9th, we proudly bring the two-person play, Love Letters to life on the Thornton Wilder stage featuring two of our very own local celebrities, Lois Jason and Albert Glassman. Love Letters is a play by A.R. Gurney and centers on characters, Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III. On March 8th come out for the last show in the series featuring The Kerry Boys - CT’s Irish Balladeers. The Kerry Boys performances are truly a shared experience as they engage audiences of all ages in singing and clapping to high-energy performances of Irish ballads and seas songs. For details: www.hamdenarts commission.org or call the Department of Arts & Culture at (203) 287-2546. Or visit us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ HamdenArtsCommission. Amar tindale@hamden.com.

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Connex Credit Union Collecting Items for Family in Need North Haven: This holiday season, Connex Credit Union is collecting items for a local family from New Reach—a non-profit organization helping build hopeful futures for those experiencing homelessness and poverty in Connecticut. As part of its ConnexCares philanthropic program, Connex has “adopted” a single mother who, along with her two young children, was safely removed from an unsafe domestic situation by New Reach. To help them re-establish themselves in their new home, and have a happier holiday season, the credit union will be collecting donations of basic

household items and toys through December 12. Collection bins will be stationed at all eight Connex branches and you do not need to be a member of the credit union to participate. A full list of Connex locations is available at connexcu.org. Kitchen and Bathroom Supplies: Dinnerware • Cookware • Body Wash/Soap • Toothpaste • Towels/Washcloths Toys: Puzzles/Games (ages 312) • Action Figures • Barbie and LOL Dolls • Arts & Crafts (Ages 510) • Matchbox Cars/Remote Control Trucks

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Local Church Baker’s Committee Has Successful Holiday Festival

Pictured (left): Carolyn DellaPietra, Marge Giunti (International Committee Chair), Rosalie Lowenbaum, Annette LaVelle, Pat Trenchard, Deb Boyaji. (Right): Zunny Martinez, Shirley Cavanagh, Linda Bishop, Louise DeNard, Barbara Faulkner, Bonnie Fahy. Hamden: Each month, the Hamden Woman’s Club’s International Lunch Bunch “visits” a different country via a “taste tour” of its distinctive cuisine at an ethnic restaurant in Connecticut. So, in November, twelve members gathered to try “la comida puertorriqueña” at Tata’s Restaurant, located in the heart of Wallingford. Everyone enjoyed tasting a variety of dishes in a very unique dining room, which displays a beautiful & colorful wall mural, hand painted by the owner’s friend from his native homeland, Puerto Rico. This impressive artwork depicts historic scenes of old San Juan, creating an authentic ambience for diners to enjoy while they eat. Our group certainly did, and everything was “fabuloso y delicioso”! The Hamden Woman’s Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month from September to June, from 79pm , at the Hamden Miller Memorial Library, 2901 Dixwell Ave. & is open to all women over the age of 18 in the Greater New Haven area. The HWC, “A Group that Shares & Cares”, provides service to our community in a great many ways, and it is also a fun way to meet new people, make friends, and share common interests and fun experiences. If you would like to attend our next meeting on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, when our annual BINGO NIGHT is planned, please call Carol Noble, 203-288-6986, or Pat Trenchard @ 860-637-8433 for more information. Please consider coming, because this is guaranteed to be a meeting filled with fun, food, camaraderie & delicious desserts! Remember to bring a few dollars, dabbers, and a good luck charm! We hope to see YOU there!

Pictured (L-R): Cody Abbott, Eucharistic Minister Karen Abbott, Shawn Clark, Ann Marie Kearney, Patsy Glenn (Director of Religious Education), Delores Saunders, Roberta Surette, Rosemary Clark, and Alison Clark, Missing from photo Savannah Abbott, Debi Vissicchio, and Peggy White. North Haven: Recently, hard work and dedication had a great taste for a Holiday Festival for The St. Elizabeth of The Holy Trinity Church was held, and this years donations and consistent generosity of the parishioners exceeded all expectations. The Baker’s Committee head by Eucharistic Minister, Karen Abbot and the Baker’s Committee members contacted the parishioners by phone to remind them of the festival dates, ask anyone willing to donate baked goods, and this year sharing news of having a St. Elizabeth of Trinity cookbooks. The members also donated their time preparing for the festival by baking handmade delicious cakes, breads, cookies, decorating a beautiful display table, and pricing all baked goods. They have the same members for over 10 years. The committee participates in the festival until completion, a thank you for all your hard work and dedication is appreciated by all. Story by Karen Abbott and Jo-Ann Buccetti. Photo by Karen Abbott.


QU Prof. Guest Speaker At Symposium, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Capitalism And Slavery - 75 Years Later,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; In Trinidad And Tobago North Haven: Sasha Turner, of North Haven, associate professor of history at Quinnipiac University, was a guest speaker at a two-day symposium titled, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Capitalism and Slavery â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 75 Years Later,â&#x20AC;? on Nov. 14 and 15 at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago. The symposium honored the late Eric Williams and was sponsored by the Caribbean Community and Common Marketâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s (CARICOM) Reparations Commission. Williams was one of the early founders of CARICOM, an organization made up of 20 Caribbean nations to promote economic and political integration and cooperation among members. Williams was the inaugural prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, and this year marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of his transformative book, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Capitalism and Slavery.â&#x20AC;? Turner was among the invited speakers to participate in the two day event that included scholars from around the world. Turner said she read Williamsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s work while studySasha Turner ing for her undergraduate degree in history at the University of the West Indies, Mona Jamaica, where she is IURPDQGÂł&DSLWDOLVPDQG6ODYHU\´LQĂ&#x20AC;XHQFHGKHUGHFLVLRQWREHFRPHD historian. 7XUQHUDGGHGWKDWÂł&DSLWDOLVPDQG6ODYHU\´ZDVWKHÂżUVWKLVWRU\ERRN to challenge the humanitarian thesis of British abolition by putting economic considerations at the center of British decision to end its involvement in the slave trade and abolish slavery in its colonies. In addition to exposing the economic determinations of abolition, Williamsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s work also exposed slaveryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s crucial role in Britainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s economic development, including the industrial revolution. Turnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s recent multi-award winning book, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica,â&#x20AC;? expands upon Williamsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s theme by considering the repercussions of Britainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gradual approach to abolition aimed at protecting its economic and imperial interests. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was truly an honor to be included among many distinguished speakHUVWRUHĂ&#x20AC;HFWXSRQ:LOOLDPVÂśVJLIWWR&DULEEHDQDQG:RUOG+LVWRU\DQGDW VXFKSLYRWDOPRPHQWVLQWKH&DULEEHDQÂśVÂżJKWIRUUHSDUDWLRQVDQG$PHULFDÂśVUHĂ&#x20AC;HFWLRQRQWKHWKDQQLYHUVDU\RIWKHODQGLQJRIHQVODYHG$IULFDQV in Virginia,â&#x20AC;? Turner said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The event is an important and urgent reminder of the debt America and Europe owe people of African descent.â&#x20AC;? Turner, who joined Quinnipiac in 2010, also has a doctorate of history and a master of philosophy from the University of Cambridge.

North Haven Memorial Library December Programs To register for a program at North Haven Memorial Library (17 Elm St.), call (203) 239-5803 or online at northhavenlibrary. net. Programs are free to all except where fees are noted. Home-Brewing: Wed., Dec. 4, 6:30pm. Learn about the equipment and ingredients needed, basic recipe formulation, fermentation procedures, bottling your ÂżQLVKHGSURGXFWDQGKRZWRSUHYHQW FRPPRQ Ă&#x20AC;DZV 3UHVHQWHG by Jim Link, a home brewer for over 30 years. Registration required. Knitting Group: Thurs., Dec. 5 & 19, 1pm. Do you knit or crochet? Come join our free, drop-in group. Bring your project and enjoy the company. Galleries in Motion - From Madonna and Child to Mother and Child: Thurs., Dec. 5, 6:30pm. This talk examines the origins and development of the KRO\ÂżJXUHVRIWKH0DGRQQDDQG Child in Western imagery and their secularization into mother and child imagery in the 18th and 19th centuries. Presented by Joy Pepe, Professor Emerita of Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, and Art History Faculty at Central CT State University, Sacred Heart University and University of Hartford. Registration required. Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Visit Series - Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes: Fri., Dec. 6, 10:30am. This special 75th Anniversary show features all the best-loved performances including: â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Dance of the Nutcrackerâ&#x20AC;? and Parade of the Wooden Soldiers.â&#x20AC;? Not Rated. Runtime: 80 min. Saturday Concert SeriesAshley Cruz: Sat., Dec. 7, 2pm. Join Cabaret singer Ashley Cruz as she entertains you with a holiday-themed, interactive performance that includes jingle bells, singing, dancing, and lots of fun! STEM - Chemistry in Action: Wed., Dec. 11, 6:30pm. Gradu-

ate students from Yale discuss the chemistry of the food we eat and the medicine we take. In addition, there will be a hands-on food-chemistry demonstration. Presented by YALE Open Labs. Registration required. Thursday Morning Book Discussion - The Red Thread: Dec. 12, 10:30am. In China there is a belief that people who are destined to be together are connected by an invisible red thread. After losing her infant daughter in a freak accident, Maya Lange opens The Red Thread, an adoption agency that specializes in placing baby girls from China with American families. Ann Hood writes a moving and beautifully told novel of fate and the red thread that binds these charactersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; lives. Brown Bag It - The Real Story of Christmas: Fri., Dec. 13, 12:30pm. The Real Story of Christmas begins with the birth of Christ and discusses the evolution of the season from ancient winter solstice celebration in ancient times and goes to the modern celebration. Not Rated. Runtime: 43 mins. Saturday Matinee Movie A Dogâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Journey: Dec. 14, 2pm. In A Dogâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Journey, the sequel to the heartwarming global hit A Dogâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Purpose, beloved dog %DLOH\ÂżQGVKLVQHZGHVWLQ\DQG forms an unbreakable bond that will lead him and the people he loves to places they never imagined. Rated PG. Runtime: 120 min. Tuesday Morning Movie Seagull: Dec. 17, 10:30am. At a lakeside Russian estate, friends and family gather for a weekend in the countryside. While everyone is caught up in loving someone who loves somebody else, a tragicomedy unfolds about the eternal desire to live a purposeful life. Rated PG-13. Runtime: 99 min. Book Chat: Wed., Dec. 18,

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Breastfeeding Support Group December Meeting Hamden: On Mon., Dec. 9, La Leche League of Hamden/North Haven will hold its monthly meeting to provide information and support for families interested in breastfeeding. The meeting runs from 9:3011:30am at Grace & St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (upper level), 2927 Dixwell Ave. (just off Whitney Ave.). Parking lot is directly behind the church. Any newcomers planning to attend, please call or text Marcella, an accredited LLL Leader at (203) 435-8512 or email Leader Alyssa at Alyssa.D@lllct.org or text her at (203) 623-4203 to confirm. Should weather conditions be

snowy/icy, please check before coming out, as meeting will probably be postponed. Any questions or concerns related to breastfeeding/parenting can be discussed. We pay special attention to the needs of pregnant women and families with newborns and address their concerns first. Phone/email help is also available for info/support. Books, DVDs, and information sheets on pregnancy, breastfeeding and parenting topics are available for borrowing. Find us on Facebook! @lllham dennorthhavenCT. Our page can be found by following the above link or by searching for our username, @ lllhamdennorthhavenCT. We invite you to “like” our page for updates, current breastfeeding information, and our upcoming meeting events!

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Free Blood Pressure Clinics at Masonicare

Wallingford: Every Wednesday, from 1-3pm, the Outpatient Specialty Clinic at Masonicare Health Center is open to the community, with trained staff on hand to check blood pressure readings at no charge. Checking your blood pressure yourself at home or at the local supermarket is a simple procedure, but a trained technician can get a more accurate reading and help you understand what the results might mean for your overall health and well being. Residents from the community are encouraged to visit the clinic, conveniently located on the Masonicare campus off Route 150 in Wallingford. Once on campus, follow directions to the Sturges

Entrance (Wellness Center) and park in visitor parking area E. Enter the building and follow signs to the Clinic. If you have questions or would like additional information, please call the Clinic at (203) 679-5902 or the Masonicare HelpLine at 1888-679-9997.

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Parkinson’s Disease Support Group New Haven: The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month, from 1-2:30pm at Mary Wade Home, 118 Clinton Avenue. For more information, please contact Erika Austen at (203) 562-7222.

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Younger Onset Alzheimer’s Support Group Hamden: A younger onset Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group meets once a month on the third Wednesday of the month from 5:307pm at Atria Larson Place, 1450 Whitney Avenue. If you are a caregiver who is interested in exchanging ideas regarding practical information on caregiving problems and discussing possible solutions and ways of coping you may be appropriate for this group. If you would like more information, please contact the group facilitator, Blanche Agostinelli via email (b.agostinelli@snet.net) or call (203) 927-3669. Please call or email before attending the first group.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO TRANSPORT CANCER PATIENTS TO TREATMENT The American Cancer Society is in need of volunteer drivers from across Connecticut to support the Road To Recovery® program, which provides cancer patients with free rides to and from treatment. This year, an estimated 21,950 Connecticut residents will be diagnosed with cancer, and for some getting to treatments can be their biggest roadblock. A successful transportation assistance program can be a tremendous, potentially lifesaving asset to the community. That’s why volunteering for the American Cancer Society’s Road To Recovery program is so important. The American Cancer Society currently has nearly 10,000 Road To Recovery drivers nationally, but the need for drivers is greater than the number of volunteers. In many communities, due to the lack of drivers, transportation needs can go unmet. Volunteer drivers are needed to help give cancer patients a much-needed ride. The organization screens and trains all volunteer drivers, and coordinates the rides for patients. Volunteer drivers donate their time and can provide as many rides as they want. They

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Joyce C. Budrow Senior Center 189 Pool Rd., North Haven Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm Phone: (203) 239-5432

Calendar of Events December 2-6 Mon., 12/2: 9:30am: Fitness Fun. 10am: Canasta. 10:30am: Tai Chi. 11:30am: Lunch. 12:00 noon: Pinochle; 12:30pm: Beginner Mahjong. 1pm: Bingo. Tues., 12/3: 8am: Senior to Senior Breakfast at North Haven High School. 9am: Computer Class; Ceramics. 10am: Knitting/Crochet. 10:30am: Beginner Chair Yoga. 11:30am: Lunch. 12:30pm: Mahjong. 12:45pm: Oil Painting. 1:15pm: Senior Songsters. Wed., 12/4: 9am: Oil Painting. 9:15am: Moving for Better Balance. 9:30am: Fitness Fun. 10:30am: Moving for Better Balance. 12:00 noon: Mahjong. 12:15pm: Intermediate Bridge. No Bingo. Thurs., 12/5: 8am: Pinochle. 9am: Ceramics; Conversational Canadian French Hour with Marlene. 10am: No Crafts. 10:30am: Line Dancing. 11:30am: Lunch. 12:30pm: Open Game Play. Fri., 12/6: Senior Center Closed. Annual Holiday Party at Zandri’s. No Medical Transportation. See our Senior Center Newsletter on-line at www.town.northhaven.ct.us.

Save the Dates...

Please call the Senior Center at (203) 239-5432 for more information or to Reserve Your Seat for the following events, presentations or programs. Finance Meeting: Mon., Dec. 9, 9am. Make and Take Christmas Tree: Tues., Dec. 10, 10am. Cost: $5.00 Open to Residents only. Few spots remain. Call the Senior Center for details. Trumpist Frank Tamburro: Fri., Dec. 13, 11:45am. Enjoy an afternoon of music. Atlantic City Trip: North Haven Senior Center and Friendship Tours present an Atlantic City Getaway, May 11-13, 2020. Stay at the Resorts Casino Hotel. Bonus’ include: 1 show, $30 slot play, $10 food credit, 2-$20 meal

credits. Cost for trip is $289/pp for double occupancy, $279/pp for triple occupancy and $379/pp for single occupancy. Deposit of $50 required by February 3. Checks payable to Friendship Tours. Final payment by March 23. For more information, please call the Senior Center. Mini Trip: Monday, December 16 - Universal Drive.

Paid Classes*

Registration begins 4 weeks prior to class start date. If there is availability for non-residents, they may register 2 weeks prior to class start date. All checks made payable to: Treasurer Town of North Haven unless otherwise noted. Registration will be taken Monday-Friday from 9am-2pm. A class with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled prior to the starting date and participants will receive a refund as well as being notified. Once a class is in session there are no refunds or adjustments to the required payment as instructors based on payment once the class is filled. Please call the Center at (203) 239-5432. *Sponsorships for paid classes may be available, please see Judy. Computer Classes: Tuesdays, 9am-10:30am. Would you like to learn how to use a computer? Learning computers and basic internet skills are not only for accessing information. It is the tool now for keeping in touch with family members. Don’t be left behind in the world of technology and sign up for a free 4week session. Call the office to register for the next available session. Open to North Haven Residents Only. Oil Painting: Tues., 12:45pm2:45pm or Wed., 9-11am. Learn to Oil Paint class is taught by Patty Meglio. In this 12-week session, students will work from photographs to create scenes of still-life, seascapes, and urban & country landscapes. Cost: $30 Residents, $35 Non-Residents. Next Session will begin Tues., Jan. 7 - March 24 or Wed., Jan. 8 - April 1. Registration must occur before the start of the new session. Registration for the new class is now underway. Drawing Class (New): Thurs., 1pm-2:30pm. This is a 12 week basic drawing class which will teach you basic drawing skills

and also will incorporate design principles, color theory, and exercises to promote creativity. On the first day of class, you will be shown the exact materials you will need for this class. Session: Jan. 2 - March 19. Registration starts Dec. 5. Cost: $30 Residents, $35 Non-Residents. Maximum participants: 10 people. Moving for Better Balance: “Mini 8-week Special” - Two classes being offered: Wed. & Fri., 9:15-10:15am or Wed. & Fri., 10:30-11:30am. This class will help you increase your strength and balance, stay active, independent and prevent falls. Next Sessions: Jan. 8 Feb. 28. Registration must occur before the start of the New Session. Registration for the new class starts Dec. 4. Cost: $20 Residents, $25 Non-Residents. Maximum participants: 15 people. Checks due on the first day of class, payable to VNA Community Healthcare. Tai Chi w/Bill Banick: Mon., 10:30-11:30am. In this class, you will explore balance, alignment, flexibility and strength, and coordination of body, mind and spirit. This class requires no prior experience. Current Session: Now through Feb. 3. Closed. Class Full. New Session: TBA. No Class on Jan. 20. Beginner Mahjong Lessons: Mondays, 12:30pm. Lessons are free and taught by Maria Chan. Call the Office to have your name added to the upcoming class.

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DECEMBER 2019 WEEKLY ACTIVITIES Monday: 9am: Tai Chi for Health. 9am-4pm: Club 60 Plus; Billiards. 9:30am: Texas Hold’em. 10am: Beginner Tai Chi for Health; Canasta; Chorus. 11am: Zumba Gold. 11:15am12:45pm: Club 60 Plus Fitness Trainer. 12:00 noon: Art Appreciation. 12:30pm: Arthritis Exercise Class. 1pm: Cards/Nickel-Nickel. 1:30pm: Tap Class. 2:30pm: Let’s Play Powerball. Tuesday: 9am-10am: Club 60 Plus Fitness Trainer. 9am-4pm: Club 60 Plus; Billiards. 9am: Total Fitness. 9:30am: Ballroom Dance Lessons. 10am: Gentle Exercise; Tuesday Dance Party. 11am: Strength and Balance. 11:15am-2:15pm: Club 60 Plus Fitness Trainer. 12:00 noon: Bridge; Mid-Day Total Fitness. 12:30pm: Bingo. 1pm: Fun with Fitness; Mahjong; Quilting. 2pm: Parkinson’s Fitness Class. 3pm: Parkinson’s Drumming Class. Wednesday: 9am-4pm: Energy Assistance Appointments; Club 60 Plus; Billiards. 9am: Setback; Tai Chi for Health. 10am: Tap Dance; Rummikub. 11:15am-12:45pm: Club 60 Plus Fitness Trainer. 12:30pm: Arthritis Exercise Class. 1pm: Cribbage. 1:30pm: Current Events; Tai Chi. 2:30pm: Tai Chi for Beginners. Thursday: 9am: Beginner Tai Chi for Health; Morning Total Fitness. 9am-4pm: Club 60 Plus; Billiards. 10am: Bible Discussion; Gentle Exercise; Thursday Dance Party; Virtual Bowling. 10am-11am: Club 60 Plus Fitness Trainer. 12:30pm: Artists’ Studio; Bingo. 1pm: Fun with Fitness; Mahjong; Scrabble. 1:30pm: Pickleball. 2pm: Parkinson’s Fitness Class. 3pm: Gentle Yoga. Friday: 9am: Zumba Gold. 9am-4pm: Club 60 Plus; Billiards.

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scaling with moderate to severe discomfort. The pain can be severe when the skin cracks and develops open wounds. Some medical conditions could lead to dryness of the skin, or another condition called athlete’s feet. Even though dryness can develop in young people, it is more common in the older population. Some people believe that this is part of aging and that they have to endure this. This is not true. Self-care, including Dr. Richard W. Durocher, moisturizing will not help when the scaling is due to a Podiatrist & Surgeon medical condition. Board Certified Contact Dr. Durocher for a further evaluation and Member of the American College preventative measures that can be taken to avoid this Of Foot & Ankle Surgeons problem. Doctor is fluent in French & Spanish Early Morning and Evening Hours Available

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Wallingford: The Annual Festival of Trees Silent Auction at Masonicare runs now through Thursday, December 12. Themed trees (and wreaths this year!) are on display in the lobby of Masonicare Health Center, 22 Masonic Ave, Wallingford. All are welcome to come view the items and bid! You do not need to be present to win when the bidding ends on December 12 at 2:00pm. All proceeds from the event go to benefit Masonicare residents in need through the Masonic Charity Foundation. For more information, please call the Masonicare HelpLine at 888-679-9997.

November Seniors Celebrating Their Birth Day At The North Haven Senior Center

Pictured (L-R): Danielle Durazzo - sales move-in coordinator at The Landing, Eric Piekavz - general manager, birthday seniors - Marcia Maresca, Lily Plachtyna, Alyce Palmisano, Pina Gdovin - programs supervisor, Cynthia Defaranos - lead housekeeper, and Christopher Sheehan - business office manager. North Haven: Recently, members who proudly celebrated their birthday at the center. They enjoyed a delicious cake donated by The Landing, who always donates the cakes every month. There were many in attendance that helped celebrate the seniors birthday and enjoyed the delicious cake. Happy Birthday to all and we wish you many more. Story and photo by Jo-Ann Buccetti


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Mary A. Brangi, 86, of Wallingford, wife of the late James M. Brangi Sr., passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on November 23, 2019 after a courageous battle with Thyroid Cancer. She was born in New York City on November 5, 1933, a daughter of the late Joseph and Angelina (Grillo) Zocco. She is survived by her son, James M. Brangi Jr. and his wife, Christine, of Killingworth; four daughters, Cheryl B. Francesconi and her husband, Tom Sr., of Wallingford, Lori A. DeMartino of East Haven, Deborah M. Corriveau and her husband, Ernie, of South Meriden and Christina M. Brangi of Wallingford; her sister, Rose Cignatta of Meriden; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, George Zocco, and her sisters, Sadie Campo and Millie Gervasi.

Temple Beth Sholom

1809 Whitney Ave., Hamden K’TANIM NURSERY SCHOOL EARNS NATIONAL NAEYC ACCREDITATION K’Tanim Nursery School of Hamden has again again earned accreditation from the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). “We are proud to have earned this gold standard of excellence for the fourth time,” said Sheryl Sadinsky, the Administrative Director of the school for 20 years. Less than 10 percent of all early childhood programs nationwide achieve this award. K’tanim nursery and pre-k school is a diverse play-based early education program located at Temple Beth Sholom in Hamden. It provides programs for 2-4 year olds, Monday through Friday, and offers flexible scheduling and open enrollment. NAEYC is a professional organization which sets the highest standards for early childhood education. (naeyc.org).

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Shawl Ministry in Need of Volunteers

North Haven: The Shawl Ministry at Saint Frances Cabrini Church is in need of volunteers to help knit or crochet shawls for the sick and homebound. We regularly receive calls for shawls to be donated to the hospitals since they are in great need. If you would like more information, or know anyone that wants to donate yarn or funds to our shawl ministry, please call (203) 2395700. Shawl Ministry Sessions are held every Wednesday at 1pm in the Saint Frances Cabrini Church meeting room, 57 Pond Hill Rd. If you’re interested, please call to sign up at (203) 239-5378.

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Joseph A. Fiore, Jr., 91, of North Haven, loving husband of 65 years to the late Mary Lou Gaetano Fiore, passed away November 25, 2019 after a brief illness. Beloved father of Denise J. Fiore of Clinton and Dale (Rose) Fiore of North Haven. Grandfather of Amelia and Francesca (Sage) Leonard. Brother of Mary Carbone of East Haven, Henry Fiore of Hanover, NJ, Lorraine Fiore of Hamden, Delores McGuinness of Hamden, William (Ola) Fiore of Vienna, VA, and Kathryn Bozzi of Westerville, OH. Predeceased by a sister, Annabelle Massotta, and a brother, Nicholas Fiore. Joseph was born in Hamden July 12, 1928, a son of the late Joseph N. and Immacalata Maselli Fiore, one of nine siblings. He served in the US Army from 1950-1952 with the 105th Transportation Corps in Goose Bay, Labrador, refueling aircrafts. Joe was a resident of North Haven since 1965. Should friends desire, Memorial contributions may be sent to the Rand Pecknold/Al Carbone Hockey Endowment, c/o Quinnipiac University, 275 Mt. Carmel Ave., Hamden, CT 06518 or to St. Ann’s Soup Kitchen, 930 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06514. Services were held at the www.beecherandbennett.com.

Angela Sacramone Falcone, 94, of Hamden, died Nov. 25, 2019 at Elim Park Cheshire after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Dominic Falcone. Angela was born in New Haven, Aug. 2, 1925, the daughter of the late Mario and Frances Christina Sacramone and resided in Hamden most of her life. She is survived by a daughter, Marie D’Alessio of Clinton, brothers, Frank (Phyllis) Sacramone of Hamden, Thomas (Claire) Sacramone of MA and John Sacramone of Wallingford, 6 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Jeanne Cretella. Services were held at the

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Hamden: A Food Pantry is open every first and third Saturday of the month from 10am11am for anyone in need of food. Anyone wishing to donate food to the pantry may also do this at that time. St. Rita Church is located at 1620 Whitney Avenue in the Spring Glen section of Hamden. All are welcome.

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November 21, 2019 in Yale-New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in the South Bronx, NY, on September 11, 1937. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Anna Rogan McManus, who immigrated from Co. Leitrim and Roscommon, Ireland. She is survived by her loving daughter Nancy Kolton (Grant) of Wallingford, her loving son Donald McConville of Hamden, her sister Peggy McManus Paul (Harold) of Ocala, FL, her brother Thomas McManus (Eileen) of Holbrook, NY, and her two beloved grandsons Hudson and Jack Kolton, who brought her immeasurable joy. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be sent to H.A.R.T. Inc., 1 Evergreen Ave., Hamden, CT 06518 or to St. Luke’s Parochial School, 608 East 139th St., Bronx, NY 10454 on behalf of AnnMarie McManus McConville & Family. Services were held at the www.beecherandbennett.com.

M. Janice “Jan” Talmadge, age 80, passed away at her home on November 22, 2019. Jan was born in Barnesville, NC, a daughter of the late David and Melba (Sealey) Britt. She is survived by her husband George H. Talmadge; her daughters Barbara TalmadgeKeimig and her husband Michael of East Walpole, MA and Pat Heath of Hillsborough, NC; her son David Talmadge and his wife Deborah of Hamden; grandchildren MeiLa Heath, Samantha Talmadge, Jenna Kelly, Alexandra Talmadge, Maura Keimig, Daniel, Kevin and Todd Collins; her sister Linda Britt of Douglasville, GA; and her brother Ray Britt of Orrum, NC. She has been a resident of Hamden for the past 56 years. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation: ww5.komen.org. Services were held at the www.beecherandbennett.com.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Hamden: If you are seeking a deeper faith life and relationship with God, you are invited to come and discover the riches of the Catholic Church. A Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), program will begin in the fall for those interested in knowing about a conversion experience to the Catholic Church. The weekly sessions will be held at Divine Mercy Parish in Hamden. For further information, please contact Laura Zambrano, (203) 288-6155.

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Anthony Quintino Marciano, 83, husband of the late Doris Marciano and formerly of Wallingford, CT passed away on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 at Saint John Paul II Center in Danbury, CT. Born in New Haven on July 27, 1936, he was the son of the late Quintino and Mary Marciano. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his sons, Anthony and Steven Marciano; his daughters, Katherine, Donna and Lorene. Tony is also survived by several grandchildren and greatgrandchildren including one special granddaughter, Genea Waite of Meriden, special friends Alta and Roger Anderson of Westmanland, ME and Melissa Mullane of Wallingford, CT. Tony was predeceased by his son, Larry, his brothers, Frank and Vincent Marciano and his sisters, Elizabeth, Virginia, Eleanor, Catherine and Antoinette, also a special friend, Bob. Should friends desire, contributions may be made to the Meriden Humane Society 311 Murdock Ave., Meriden, CT 06450 or to the Wallingford Animal Shelter 5 Pent Rd., Wallingford, CT 06492.

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Chester S. Bak, 96, of Wallingford, beloved husband of the late Madeline Desjardin, died peacefully at his home on Sunday morning November 24, 2019. He was born in Derby on October 31, 1923, son of the late Joseph and Stefania Bak. He was a resident of Derby, CT for many years. Chester was a naval war veteran of World War II and served in the Pacific theater. He is survived by his sister Claire Rahael of Derby, a brother Alphonse of Seymour, his stepson Garry Desjardins (and wife Carol) of Wallingford and several nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his brother Dr. Alfred Bak, his sister Irene Bak Cronin and stepson Lloyd Desjardins. Should friends desire, donations in his memory may be sent to St. Michael’s Church, Derby.

The Compassionate Friends Support Group The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is a group that supports families after the death of a child at any age and from any cause. We are a group of bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings who help others in coping with the pain associated with the death of a child in a structured, healing, and nurturing environment. The Shoreline Chapter of TCF meets the 2nd Monday of the month at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1109 Main St., Branford at 7pm. Our chapter phone number is (203) 361-7109.

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According to the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), a non-profit organization that collects and supplies statistics necessary for research and academic applications, more than 108 billion humans have ever been born. With the current population of the world standing close to 8 billion people, it is easy to see that the number of humans lying buried beneath the earth in cemeteries and other sites vastly outnumbers the number of people walking the earth, and will continue to do so. With this in mind, we can realize that the pursuit of adequate cemetery space is a concern that far predates the current “green burial” movement’s current concerns. Over the centuries, Parisians, Londoners, and Romans have faced cemetery relocation and expansion issues. QUOTE: “The cemetary is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place ” - Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Northford Congregational Church ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SERVICES During December, â&#x20AC;&#x153;A Little Church with a Big Heartâ&#x20AC;? welcomes everyone to come and sing traditional Christmas Carols at 9:45am prior to regular 10am worship services. Enjoy and expand the joy of the Christmas season by joining with others in song. Holiday services on Sundays at 10am during Advent involve the lighting of an Advent candle each week. Advent starts on Sunday, December 1. The special â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hanging of the Greensâ&#x20AC;? servce will be held on December 8. The Christmas Eve service on Tuesday, December 24 will be at 5pm with lessons and carols.

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Take a few minutes out from your busy schedule and add some meaning to this special time of year. All are welcome. The historic Northford Congregational Church (203-484-0795) is located at 4 Old Post Road at the corner of Route 22 and Route 17 in the Northford Village in North Branford. Office hours are 9am-1pm on Tuesday and other days by appointment. Website: www.northfordcongre gational.church. Email address: ncchurch@snet.net. Like us on Facebook.

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Robert M. Flynn, 54, of Wallingford, passed away peacefully November 22, 2019 at Connecticut Hospice surrounded by his two sons, family and friends. He was born September 15, 1965 in Meriden and was the seventh child of the late Dr. Joseph R. and Jane (Lowe) Flynn. Bob is survived by his two sons, Kyle Flynn, and Corey Flynn; his sisters, Jane Cooper (David) of New Port Richey, FL, Eileen McKay (James) of Southport, NC, and Joanne DellaPosta (Steven) of Branford; his brothers, Charles (Kathryn) of Wallingford, James (Laura) and Daniel (Brenda) of Branford; his former wives, Deborah (Marino) Flynn of Wallingford, Valarie Viarengo of Higganum; and many nieces and nephews. The family expresses heartfelt thanks to the Care Teams at Yale New Haven Hospital, East Pavilion, 4th Floor and The Connecticut Hospice for knowing â&#x20AC;&#x153;just what we neededâ&#x20AC;? and for their outstanding compassionate care. Should friends desire, gifts in his memory can be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.

St. Andrewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Episcopal Church Clothing Drop Off

Pictured: Romina Flores Diaz â&#x20AC;&#x2122;22 (Hamden), Isabelle Giaquinto â&#x20AC;&#x2122;22 (Hamden), Ava Bauknecht â&#x20AC;&#x2122;22 (Hamden), and Athena Tzovolos â&#x20AC;&#x2122;22 (Hamden) participating in Rise Against Hunger meal packaging, one of several service opportunities available during these days. Hamden: In celebration the one year anniversary of her beatification in Rome last November 3 and her Feast Day on , the Office of Campus Ministry and the Charism Connection team recently sponsored school-wide Blessed Clelia Days of Prayer and Service. Blessed Clelia Merloni, the foundress of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Academyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sponsoring congregation, is now just one step away from sainthood. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The best way to celebrate Blessed Cleliaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life is to spend time reflecting and acting on what she cared most aboutâ&#x20AC;Śprayer and forgiveness and serving our brothers and sisters in need,â&#x20AC;? said a member of the schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Charism Connection team. The Days of Prayer and Service included prayer, reconciliation, Cleliaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Care Bags, and Rise Against Hunger meal packaging. Activities also included speakers on homelessness, privilege, and food insecurity including, as well as small and large group discussions. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Blessed Clelia was a woman ahead of her time. She was independent, very much an individual, and had a vision of what God was calling her to do, â&#x20AC;&#x2122;said President Sr. Sheila Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Neill, ASCJ, Ph.D., â&#x20AC;&#x2122;71. She was kind and compassionate, loving and forgiving, and worked to serve those she met along lifeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s way who were in any kind of need. This to me, is what we strive to do here each day at the Academyâ&#x20AC;Śinstill in our students the notion of Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s love for them from when they first enter the building, and in times of trial we remind them that He is there for them.â&#x20AC;? Founded in 1946 by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sacred Heart Academy successfully prepares young women in grades 9 - 12 for learning, service, and achievement in a global society. Sacred Heart welcomes 500 students from more than 80 schools and 60 towns in Connecticut and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Visit sacredhearthamden.org to learn more. Photo Credit: Michaela Papa

Northford: Cleaning out your closets? We have a place for you to drop them off!! St. Andrewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Episcopal Church in Northford has teamed up with St. Pauly Textile Inc., to collect used clothing. The company works with non-profit organizations like St. Andrewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Episcopal, to set up used clothing drop off sheds designed to give community members a clean, attractive, and well-monitored place to donate gently used textile items, which are then distributed both here in the U.S. and worldwide to people who need them. St. Andrewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Episcopal Church receives funding for clothing collected, and additionally has the option to use any of this clothing to serve local community needs. St. Pauly Textile, Inc. collects over 120,000 pounds of clothing every day and estimates that this clothing ends up in 44 different countries (including the United States) yearly. All of the usable clothing is worn by someone, somewhere in the world. Accepted items include clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, drapes, linens, pillowcases and stuffed animals. Donors are asked to donate items in a plastic bag to protect against dirt and the elements. There is a small box on the shed that contains receipts to help donors take a tax deduction. Consider donating your used clothing items today at St. Andrewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Episcopal Church, â&#x20AC;&#x153;The White Church On The Hill In The Heart of Northfordâ&#x20AC;?, 1382 Middletown Ave. Contact information: Nan Monde, Sr. Warden, St. Andrewâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Cell # (203) 710-7005.

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Harry W. Whipple, age 85, of Hamden, passed away on November 26, 2019. Harry was born in New Haven on June 6, 1934 a son of the late Allison and Hazel (Parmalee) Whipple. He is survived by his wife Jane (Heffelfinger) Whipple; his daughter Kimberly (John) Sceggel; sons Mark (Marilyn) Whipple, Jeffrey Whipple, and Jonathan (Ann) Whipple; stepdaughter June (Donald) Hansen; step-son William (Dawn) Thomas; brother Larry Whipple; 5 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Harry was a resident of North Haven prior to moving to Hamden in 1975. Should friends desire, contributions in Harryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Services were held at the www.beecherandbennett.com.

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Mae Giuliano Simone, 100, of Hamden died Nov. 24, 2019 at Hamden Health Care after a long illness. She was he widow of Joseph P. Simone. Mae was born in New Haven, Feb. 2, 1919, the daughter of the late Michele and Anna Guglielmo Giuliano and resided in Hamden most of her life. She is survived by her children, Sandra (Vincent) Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Agostino and Joseph M. (Frances) Simone, both of Hamden, a daughter-in-law, Laurie Simone of West Haven 8 grandchildren, Melissa, Lindsey, Lauren, Vinny, Stephanie, Alex, Gina and Paul and 6 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Paul Simone and her siblings, Lena Giuliano, Marie Sportelli, Ann Della Camera, Michael and Jake Giuliano. Services were held at the

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Church we have 50 angels (from our local region) in need of a Christmas gift. We call the home see what the child needs, you pick the Angel from us, purchase & wrap the gift and we deliver it before Christmas. Angels are now available, due back by December 22. Angel Tree, a program

Katherine J. Ford-Droney, 54, beloved wife of Kevin Droney passed away Nov. 21, 2019 with her family at her side. Besides her husband she is survived by a daughter Michelle (Rick) Finocchiaro of S. Windsor, a son David Bland of Hamden, a grandaughter Lilliana Finocchiaro, her father Thomas J. Ford Jr. and his wife Sally of Sturbridge, MA, two brothers Thomas J. Ford III of West Brooksfield, MA and Sean Ford and his compannion Kris of Wilbraham, MA, a sister Tammie (Jim) Landry of Ashford and three nieces, Hannah, Adeline and Shannon. She was predeceased by a son Aaron and her mother Noreen Caterino Ford. Katerine was born June 13,1965 in Woburn MA. Should friends desire, flowers contributions may be made to the National Brain Tumor Society, 55 Chapel St., Suite 200, Newton, MA 02458. or www.braintumor.org. PRAYER TO THE HOLY SPIRIT Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, who light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You who give me the divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me, and that in all instances of my life you are with me. I want in this short SUD\HUWRWKDQN\RXIRUDOOWKLQJVDQGFRQĂ&#x20AC;UP again that I never want to be separated from you even in spite of material illusion. I wish to be with you in eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy towards me and mine. Say this prayer 3 consecutive days. After 3 days the favor will be granted. This prayer must be published immediately after the favor is granted. X.X.X. #420

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Pictured (L-R): Norman Juniewic, June Sturtz,Al Papsun, Rev. Scott Morrow, Alan Sturtz, and Ed Cohen. North Haven: On Saturday, November 23rd at The North Haven Congregational Church on 28 Church Street handed out many food donations donated by all churches in North Haven, and The North Haven Lions Club. It was a successful food drive that many church members and their children helped bring turkeys and bags of food to the cars of the people in need. They all did a great job in donating their time for a great cause. The food drive originally started by the North Haven Fire Department for many years until the churches took over in 1994. All in total this has been done for 50 years or more. The Lions Club has been donating since 1974. All appreciate your great work and donations that made this a great, successful Holiday Food Drive. Story and photo by Alan Sturtz and Jo-Ann Buccetti.


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ELECTRICAL SERVICES

Call us for: Windows, Doors, Decks, Interior & Exterior Remodeling, & More! Fully Insured Lic. # HIC. 0533597

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BUSINESS SERVICES Call (203) 239-5404 ELECTRIC MATHERS LLC: Fully licensed and Insured, #0204282-E1. Free estimates. Small commercial, residential. $FFHSWPRVWIRUPVRISD\PHQW)DVWHIÂżFLHQWIULHQGO\WUXVWworthy. (203) 627-9203. CFS ELECTRIC, LLC: All phases of electrical work. No job too small. Fully licensed & insured. (CT Lic. #186688) Free estimates and friendly service. (860) 398-1000. ELECTRICAL WORK: Specializing in small jobs, plugs, light hookups, etc. Cheap rates. Call (203) 230-1833. Lic. #154114.

Home Repairs â&#x20AC;˘ Remodeling â&#x20AC;˘ Painting Kitchens â&#x20AC;˘ Baths â&#x20AC;˘ Tile â&#x20AC;˘ Windows â&#x20AC;˘ Doors Fully Insured

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Ken Benson

EQUIPMENT RENTAL & SALES

Owner on Every Job A+ Rating Samuel Berrios 203-787-5507

AIR COMPRESSORS, MINI EXCAVATORS, SCISSOR LIFTS, Trenchers, Wood Chippers, Rototillers, Pressure Washers, Broom Lifts & more. Equipment Rental & Sales, (203) 2309901. www.equipmentrentalct.com

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RESIDENTIAL BOILER & FURNACE CLEANINGS: $95+ Tax Includes: Nozzle, strainer, oil cartridge, also oil burner repair service. Licensed and insured. (203) 230-1404.

GUTTERS JAYâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S GUTTER CLEANING & MORE: Minor Repairs and more. Prompt and very reliable service. Reasonable rates. Free estimates. Fully insured. Call-D\ cell (203) 506-9384. WE SHOW UP: Gutters cleaned, water tested and mess cleaned up. New gutter installation, repairs, other maintenance work, just ask. Insured.-RKQ (203) 288-7868. WE CLEAN GUTTERS: Fully insured.)LVK:LQGRZ&OHDQing, (203) 284-3474.

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CUSTOM DESIGN & REMODELING BY VACCARO since 1996. Bathroom renovation, kitchens, trimwork, custom display and bookcases, entertainment centers and more. Lic. #549819. Fully insured. Call (203) 239-5760. REPAIR WORK, SMALL JOBS, Carpentry, Sheetrock & Finishing, Wall & Ceiling repairs. Free estimates. Insured. HIC #0647093. Call Bill, (203) 901-2136.

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WE HAUL AWAY one item or a truck load. Reasonable rates. Neat and prompt. *UHJRU\ÂśV +DXOLQJ over 20 years. (203) 235-6210. JUNK REMOVAL & MORE. We remove furniture, appliances, entire contents of home, sheds, estates, attics, basements, garages, hot tub removal & more. Fall yard cleanup. Free estimates. Licensed & Insured. 10% off. (203) 535-9817, (860) 575-8218. We service CT.

LANDSCAPING

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239-1445

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HOUSECLEANING MASTER CLEANING SERVICES: Professional, experienced service at affordable prices. Our commitment is to keep your KRXVHRURIÂżFHFOHDQEHDXWLIXODQGKHDOWK\5HIHUHQFHVDYDLOable. Free estimates. Call Nidia, (203) 747-5315. CLEANING OUR WAY THROUGH CT! Detailed, Dedicated, Fair and Friendly. Call %HYHUO\ (203) 507-7302. A+ HOUSECLEANING: Affordable Prices. I clean condos, DSDUWPHQWV KRXVHV DQG RIÂżFHV$OVR RUJDQL]LQJ )UHH HVWLmates. Call Susie, (203) 410-3567. BEST HOUSECLEANING IN TOWN. Will clean your condo, house, or apartment weekly, bi-weekly, or once a month. Will clean refrigerators & ovens, also organizing, and clean out when people move. For an excellent housecleaning, call 7KHUHVD (203) 974-3655 or (203) 468-0642 for a free estimate.

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HALL RENTALS VFW POST 591, WALLINGFORD is offering a Hall Rental Special on Monday-Thursday. 4 hours for any occasion only $125.00. Hall Rentals are also available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with discounts for Military and First Responders. For the Towns of Wallingford and North Haven we offer the Hall, free of charge, Monday-Thursday for Community Service events and Fundraisers (depending on availability). Please contact the Hall Manager, Les Forbes, at (203) 443-9487 for details.

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LANDSCAPING

ROOFING SIDING FLAT ROOFS WINDOWS GUTTERS DOORS All Major Credit Cards Accepted

PERFECT LANDSCAPING, LLC: Complete landscaping, Fall cleanups, plantings, dethatching, seeding, custom waterscapes, walkways, patio and retaining walls, fertilizer programs. Two Free Cuts with Full Maintenance Contract. Free estimates. Commercial/Residential. No job too big or small. Fully insured and licensed. Backhoe available upon request. Call Anthony at (203) 239-2382. Reg. #572716- Dep. B1613. TOWN LINE LAWN CARE, LLC is currently accepting new accounts in North Haven and surrounding areas. Spring and Fall cleanup, mulching, mowing, hedge trimming, dethatching, seeding, aerating, fertilizer programs, soil testing and organic tick control. Fully insured. BBB accredited. CT HIC #0633664. DEP #B3097. Call for a free estimate, (203) 752-7315, www. townlinelawn care.com JUNK REMOVAL & MORE: Fall cleanup. Brush removal and yard cleanup. Free estimates. 10% off. Call (203) 535-9817 or (860) 575-8218. We service all of CT. ATL LANDSCAPING: Fall cleanups, yard cleanups, last cut. Senior discounts. Call John, (203) 509-5844 or (203) 2301122. COMPLETE LANDSCAPING, LLC: Complete lawn care, Fall cleanup, seeding, waterscapes, walkway, patios, planting, PXOFKLQJKHGJHWULPPLQJ)UHH¿UVWFXWZLWKVHDVRQFRQWUDFW Licensed and fully insured. Commercial/Residential. Call Bobby for your free estimate, (203) 824-2162.

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203-687-1017

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PAINTING SERVICES JC PAINTING: Now is the time to call for great savings on interior painting and staining projects. Senior and Veterans discount. Free estimates & insured. HIC #0651932. (203) 439-1403, ask for Joe. JIM KENNEDY PAINTING: Interior, exterior, wallpapering. Insured. Power washing. (203) 288-6057. Reg. #0621006. SEMI-RETIRED PAINTER: Repairman, interior & exterior, water spots, cracks & holes. 35 years experience. Free estimates. Recent references. No job too small. Reasonable, Ranch or Cape (Special). (203) 915-2029. TCB ENTERPRISES painting contractors. Interior, exterior painting, popcorn ceilings, plaster repairs, aluminum siding repaint. Free estimates, fully insured, senior discounts. Terry, (203) 288-8203. Reg. #568568. BARLETTAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S PAINTING: 30 yrs. experience, interior & exterior. Call for free estimates. Insured. Senior discount offered. No job too big or small! Lic. #572311. (203) 676-9070, cell. DACOSTA PAINTING: Providing all aspects of exterior and interior painting since 2005. Fully insured. HIC #0606596. Based in Hamden, serving New Haven county. Call Mike, (203) 466-2223. Visit us at www. dacostapainting.com HOLIDAYS ARE COMING! Our low winter prices are for a limited time only. Get ready for the holidays with a freshly painted room or two. Sole proprietor, so no worries about a house full of strangers! Celebrating 34 years. BBB A+ rated! Trimworks Painting, Lic. #0619599. (203) 484-9181. KENDRICK PAINTING: Experienced painter seeks interior painting and wallpapering work. Finest quality work at very affordable prices. Free estimates, senior discounts, references, fully insured. Call Charlie, (203) 376-6628, (203) 271-9287. Lic. #562711.

PLUMBING Free Quotes Licensed & Fully Insured Lic. # H.I.C. 0620932

Quality Work at an Excellent Price! in: Specializing

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PLUMBING PROBLEMS?? Leaky faucets, leaky showers and pipes, bathroom sinks, common toilet problems, clogged sinks and drains, hot water heaters installed, garbage disposals. Call (203) 584-6868. PLUMBING REPAIR AND INSTALLATIONS: Same day service. Bath and Kitchen Remodels. Call Pat, cell (203) 285-0138, home (203) 745-5183. LICENSED PLUMBER: No job too small. Work done daytime and weekends. Call Greg, home (203) 239-PIPE (7473), cell (203) 215-4195. FOR ALL YOUR PLUMBING NEEDS: Leaky faucets, broken pipes, water heaters, gas pipe, toilets, and any other major and minor plumbling needs. Call R & R Plumbing, (203) 5302436. Mention this ad and save 15%. Licensed and Insured. Lic. #0285843. Email: rrplumbing93@gmail.com

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VK PROPERTY PRESERVATION, LLC: Complete Lawn Care, Fall & Spring Cleanup, Mulching, Hedge & Bush Trimming. Commercial/Residential. Free Estimates. Call John, (203) 626-1230. JAYâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S LAWN SERVICE: Prepare for Fall cleanup. Yards cleaned up plus fertilized. Hedges trimmed and gutters cleaned. Reasonable rates on all services. Call (203) 624-8636 or (203) 435-3319.

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THE ADVISOR

December 3, 2019

SKYWAY

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PLUMBING & HEATING ROUSSEAU PLUMBING & HEATING: Small to large plumbing & heating jobs. Over 8 years of service in the New Haven area. Lic. #282011. (203) 288-9090. WALLINGFORD PLUMBING & HEATING: Water Heater Specials - 40 gallon gas $950; 50 gallon electric $900. Prompt service on all repairs and new installations. Water heaters, boilers. Free estimates. Licensed and insured. (203) 269-6175. Lic. #280395. CHAMPION CO. ROOFING, LLC: Flat roofs, shingles, slate, gutters, chimneys, all type repairs. Over 40 years experience. License #0629828. (203) 777-4183.

RUBBISH REMOVAL/HAULING A & R CLEAN-OUT-SERVICE: We clean out entire estates, attics, garages, basements and businesses, one item or all. Our company will not only clean out unwanted items, but we have the manpower and equipment to accept demolitions as well. We are prompt and reliable at a reasonable price. Discount on salvageable items. â&#x20AC;&#x153;No job too small or large.â&#x20AC;? Call (203) 281-6387. A #1 RUBBISH REMOVAL: No job too small. Discount rates for all seniors. Call (203) 997-6523.

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SIOHOLM EXCAVATION: B-100A compliance. Repairs, Inspections, New Installations. Engineered systems. Septic Lic. #05331. Sewer installations & repairs, lateral extensions, root removal & cleaning, new installations. All work & materials guaranteed. 25+ years experience. Lic. #P-7 278805. Call (203) 239-3838, anytime.

SMALL ENGINE REPAIR 2-CYCLE & 4-CYCLE ENGINES, Snow blowers, Chainsaws and many more. Pickup/delivery available. Sales also located in Wallingford, (475) 201-9001.

SNOWPLOWING/REMOVAL EARTHWORKS, LLC: Accepting New Accounts. Residential and Commercial. North Haven, Wallingford, Hamden, Cheshire. Senior Discounts. (203) 909-4181. ATL LANDSCAPING & SNOWPLOWING: Snowplowing reasonable rates. Call for free estimate. Senior prices. 30 years experience. Call John, (203) 509-5844 or (203) 230-1122. NICK THE HANDYMAN: Snow removal. Residential. Serving Wallingford, North Haven and Hamden. Call (203) 500-1066 or (203) 269-2498. SNOWPLOWING - CALL NOW: Residential, Commercial, 24 hour service. Reliable, insured and very experienced. North Haven area, salt & sanding also. (203) 239-9801.

TREE SERVICES/REMOVAL PLANT HEALTH CARE TECHS: â&#x20AC;˘ Pruning â&#x20AC;˘ Tree Spraying â&#x20AC;˘ Spraying â&#x20AC;˘ Stump Grinding â&#x20AC;˘ Removals â&#x20AC;˘ Deep Root Fertilizing. CT Licensed Arborist. (203) 248-1203 or (203) 265-4405. License #S4440. DeNISI TREE SERVICES: Pruning, trimming, tree removal, stump grinding. Seasonal rates. Free estimates. Licensed and Insured. Call Rob, (203) 288-5118. Lic. #62724. EXPERT TREE REMOVAL: Tree removal, chipping, lots cleared, stump removal. Tree climbing experts. Free estimates, fully insured. Steve McLean, (203) 248-7326, (203) 506-4655. ¨Continued on next page¨

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

SMALL WELDING REPAIRS, FABRICATIONS from drilling or tapping a thread, to welding a lawn mower handle, to machining a bushing, to fabricating a bracket, or even repetitive job shop welding on a rotary positioner. Often itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the small things that can present bigger issues. If I can help, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be happy to. All types of welding, TIG, MIG, Stick, Plasma cutting. Steel, cast iron or aluminum. Lathe and milling operations also. Retired welder, hobby shop, very reasonable. Call Joe, (203) 288-5832.

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AUTO LIGHT TRUCK/HEAVY TRUCK MECHANIC: Must KDYHYDOLGGULYHU¶VOLFHQVHPXVWKDYHRZQWRROV$6(FHUWL¿HG TREE SERVICES/REMOVAL preferred. Well established shop. Call (203) 865-3331. EZ TREE & BRUSH REMOVAL: Tree and shrub removal, BUSY LAUNDROMAT/DRY CLEANER: Must be dependable brush chipping, stump grinding. Prompt service. Free Esti- and self-motivated. Prefer knowledge of dry cleaning. Perfect mates. Licensed and Insured, #583726. Reasonable. Bruce, position for a stay-at-home mom. Pleasant working atmo(203) 272-1396. sphere. Apply in person: TJâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Launderette/Dry Cleaner, 855 Forest Rd., Northford. WANTED TO BUY WANTED: OLD FURNITURE, Collectibles, glassware, pottery, EMISSIONS INSPECTOR NEEDED. Must have valid Consilver, linens, jewelry, toys, frames. Anything old or unusual. necticut driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license. No experience necessary. Will train. Apply in person, Dougan Automotive in Hamden. Must be Call (203) 641-0307. able to drive standard transmission. Call (203) 865-4808. WATERPROOFING INTERNATIONAL MFG. CO. EXPANDS: Take-charge person BASEMENT WATERPROOFING: Install a permanent de-wa- required. Flexible schedule. Work from home. $75K. Coachtering system without the need of pumps. 32 years experience. able team player. Will train. (203) 535-6433. Lots of references. Fully insured. Registered & Licensed for RANCH HAND WANTED: Care for farm animals and muck storm water removal. Quality work. HIC #550872, #P-7 278805. stalls. Other farm work. Must have own transportation and Wm. Sioholm Excavating Co., (203) 239-3838. valid CT driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license. Must have working cell phone and be available to work on weekends. Call (475) 222-6011. WATER TESTING - LABORATORY HEALTH AIDE WANTED to care for elderly woman in WallHOMEOWNERS WITH PRIVATE WELLS: Avoid health risks ingford. Some weekdays and weekends for lunch and dinner. due to potential bacterial contamination of your drinking water. Call (860) 306-7179. Call Aqualogic at (203) 248-8959. Lic. #PH0454.

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COMPANION HEALTH AIDE looking for part-time morning work caring for an elderly client. Call (203) 850-8482; email: louisewiggin219@yahoo.com CNA WITH 20+ YRS. EXPERIENCE will care for your elderly with TLC. Willing to work days, eves, nights. Hamden, West Haven, New Haven, North Haven areas. (203) 901-3570.

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