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Volume 15, Number 22

Berlin’s Only Hometown Newspaper

Winzler returns to serve as interim principal at BHS

Assistant Principal Jim Sachs leaves for Waterford By Olivia L. Lawrence The Berlin Citizen

Mark L. Winzler appears to be Berlin’s goto guy when it comes to filling in top spot school vacancies. Last week, Superintendent of Schools David Erwin announced that Winzler will be interim principal at Berlin High School over the summer. Erwin said more than 20 individuals had expressed interest in the principal position and he anticipated that the search process, which will include parents and oth- Winzler er administrators, will result in finding a replacement by the start of the

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new school year. Previously, Winzler filled-in for several months when former Superintendent Michael Cicchetti left in December 2009, after four years in Berlin, to take a job as superintendent of the Easton, Redding, and Region 9 school districts. Winzler will take over at BHS beginning July 1, and also spend a few days in June with current Principal Mark Harnett, as part of the transition. Harnett will be done at BHS June 30. He resigned the post, after one year, See Winzler, page 7

St. Paul School names new leader, see story page 13. Citizen photo by Nick Carroll

Memorial dedication The Memorial Day parade was cancelled due to rain, but Berlin’s veterans have not been forgotten. On Flag Day, June 14, at 6:30 p.m., the new Veterans Memorial will be dedicated. Berlin Veterans Commission Chairman Tom Chesery said permission has been obtained to rename the road leading into the monument (from Farmington Avenue and Massirio Drive) as Veterans Way. Flags for the military branches, as well as the American flag, will be hoisted at the site for the first time. The town’s oldest veterans will do the honors. Many state and local officials will attend and the public is invited. Check www.berlincitizen. com for more information.

Many runners found they couldn’t keep up with Berlin High School’s Catherine Voelpel at the Central Connecticut Conference South Division championship meet. The sophomore earned all-conference honors in two events. See page 20 for more.

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Civil War diary of a Berlin farmer: ‘War is terrible’ (The following excerpts from Henry Sage’s Civil War diary, along with commentary, were compiled by Cathy Nelson, assistant director of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library. This spring, Nelson has presented several talks about Berlin’s role in the Civil War as part of commemorative activities surrounding the 150th anniversary of the start of the “War of Rebellion.”) Henry Sage was a Berlin

farmer, about age 36, married with three children and related to the local Sages who owned the land where Sage Park is now located; the exact kinship is not known. He served, during the Civil War, in the 25th Regiment, posted in Louisiana. Henry left a diary with entries from January to August 1863. From the diaries, it appears Henry did a lot of picket duty – perhaps

See Diary, page 6


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The Berlin Citizen — Thursday, June 2, 2011 Ruth Kidwell, drama advisor. The show is a comedy about a health spa known as O. MacDonald’s Spa. The kitchen staff has been kidnapped by evil villains, and only the Elite Idealistic Earth Individuals Organization, or the EIEIO, can save them.

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The VFW Ladies Auxiliary 10732 is scheduled to meet Monday, June 6 at 5 p.m. (This is rescheduled from June 13.) Installation of officers will follow dinner and strawberry shortcake. For more information or to RSVP, call Anne at (860) 8298086 before Sunday, June 5.

“Absolutely hilarious” is how people are describing “May the Farce Be With You” the upcoming production at Berlin High School. The show is at 7 p.m. June 2, 3, 4 in the BHS auditorium. Admission is charged. Nearly 30 members of the Class of 2011 cast have put in over two months of rehearsal time, and “they are excited and ready to go”, according to

Inside Calendar.....................24 Marketplace................28 Faith ...........................14 Health.........................19 Letters ........................12 Obituaries...................14 Opinion.......................12 Real Estate ................27 Seniors .......................18 Sports.........................20

Readers’ poll Here are The Berlin Citizen online poll results for last week. The question was: Should lights be installed at the Bill Petit Little League complex? Yes, it’d benefit kids and not disrupt the neighborhood. 65% No, it’d cause difficulties for neighbors. 25% Not sure, let planning and zoning make a recommendation. 9% This week’s poll question asks: Have you finalized your summer plans yet? Vote online at www.BerlinCitizen.com

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Thursday, June 2, 2011 — The Berlin Citizen

Central Driving School celebrates 10th anniversary Marco Giannone, they have taught thousands of people how to operate a vehicle. “I like to teach people how to drive,” said Tony Giannone who became a part-time driving instructor at age 21.

By Robin Veronesi Special to The Citizen

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When Stanley Works closed and he was out of a job, he decided to turn his part-time passion into a full-time endeavor. “If I were here just for the money, I wouldn’t last long.” Both men say the school’s continuous curriculum is unique in its ability to accommodate busy work and school schedules. Students can attend any evening and take as long as they need to complete the hours. Most students complete the course in one-and-a-half months. Current licensing requires 30 classroom hours and eight hours behind-the-wheel training. Those 30 hours are

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PZC to hold audience of citizens By Olivia L. Lawrence The Berlin Citizen

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Diary Continued from page 1

an activity similar to sieges — and guard duty. In his diary entries, it always seems to be raining and it’s also clear that mail was very important to this soldier. At one point Henry gets sick, but he recovers and rejoins his regiment. He died in 1886 at age

63 and is buried in Maple Cemetery. Henry’s diary is located in the history room at BerlinPeck Memorial Library. It was donated by the family several years ago. The original document is fragile; however, transcripts are available for viewing. The old-fashioned handwriting is nearly impossible to read and, at

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Thursday, June 2, 2011 — The Berlin Citizen

Winzler

Historical society needs donations

Continued from page 1

The Berlin Historical Society, at the corner of Main and Peck Streets, has scheduled its annual tag sale for Saturday, June 11. The Society is looking for donations for this event. Items can be brought to the museum on Saturdays between 1 and 4 p.m. No clothing or electronic equipment. For more information, call the museum at (860) 828-5114 or Kate and Steve Kearns at (860) 828-1891.

Driving Continued from page 3

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to take a job as principal of Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Falls Village, which he said was closer to his home in Torrington. As the Winzler-Harnett transition unfolded another administrator at the school announced his intention to move on. Assistant Principal James Sachs accepted a job as principal at Clark Lane Middle School in Waterford. The Waterford school

board voted in favor of his candidacy May 25. “It’s hard to leave Berlin. I’ve known these juniors from sixth grade at McGee,” Sachs said. He served for three years as dean of students at McGee and the past three years as assistant principal at BHS. “I enjoyed every second.” BHS has one other assistant principal, Janet Parlato. Winzler lives in Manchester. He retired in June 2009 after 35 years in public education in Connecticut, including a couple of years as superintendent of Bolton schools. During


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The Buzz Around Berlin

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The annual townwide Upbeat picnic took place under fair skies at Berlin High School May 26. As these photos show, a good crowd turned out for the event. Manning the hot dog costume is Michael Lisitano, collecting donations for UpBeat. On stage are Marc DelValle, a student at Central Connecticut State University and Tim Brzezinski, math teacher. Top chefs tend the hot dog grill.

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American Legion Post 68, 154 Porters Pass, has scheduled the annual Flag Day ceremony for Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m., rain or shine. The ceremony is for the proper retirement of unserviceable American flags. The public is invited and asked to drop off unserviceable flags at the post prior to June 14.


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Thursday, June 2, 2011 — The Berlin Citizen

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CitizenOpinion

Not impressed

To the editor: The endless nights of tossing and turning are over now that Mayor Salina and other courageous Democrats have taken a stand and announced their support for a career politician in the making,

Chris Murphy. Not only do I now know who to vote for, but hopefully a majority of Connecticut voters will be sagacious enough to do likewise so as to ensure that we have two tax-and-spend liberal senators in Washington fighting to rubber-stamp each and every Obama initiative. I cannot wait for these guys to announce — after much thought and soul-searching no doubt — whom they intend to support for President in 2012. Dennis F. McCarthy Kensington

What’s your story? Does your club, civic organization, charitable cause, youth group, or church have a story it would like to share with our readers? Did your organization host an event, have an adventure, travel, do a good deed, celebrate a milestone? Here’s a chance to turn the spotlight on what’s going on in your corner of Berlin. All you have to do is tell us about your group’s activities, in 500 words or less, and send it along with a photo to news@theberlincitizen.com.

Dear editor — what comes next? “I want to write a Letter to the Editor, how do I do that?” That’s a question we often hear from readers, so here’s The Citizen’s letter policy — the expanded version. These quidelines are used by our parent company, The Record-Journal, and we attempt to adhere to these as closely as possible. A few of these policies have been revised, so make note! We encourage letter-writers to submit letters on topics of general interest to our readership. Published letters appear in the opinions section of the editorial pages. We allow one letter per writer per calendar month (the date of publication determines the month, not the date on the letter document or when it was received by us). Letters must not exceed 300 words. During a political season or a referendum vote, letters will be limited to 100 words. This lets us include as many opinions as possible. Sept. 1 generally begins what we consider the “political season”. We will also announce, well in advance, when the cut-off is for political letters (this includes elections of individuals as well as referendum items.) The cut-off allows one edition before the vote, without related letters. Writers must include their complete name (not “J. Doe”) and an address and day-

Government Meetings

Monday, June 6 Historic District, Town Hall Room 7, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7 Inland/Wetlands Commission, Town Hall Room 8, 7 p.m. Town Council, Town Hall Council Chambers, 7 p.m. Veteran’s Commission, American Legion Post 68, Porters Pass, 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, Library Board Room,. 7 p.m.

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Housing Authority, Marjorie Moore Village Community Room, 5 p.m. Thursday, June 9 Parks & Recreation Commission, Community Center, 7 p.m. Planning & Zoning Commission, Town Hall Council Chambers, 7 p.m. Public Building Commission, Town Hall Room 8, 7:30 p.m. Youth Services Advisory Board, Town Hall Caucus Room A, 4 p.m.

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time phone numbers for verification purposes; these last two items will not be printed. We do not publish anonymous letters. E-mail is great, typed letters are, too, but we accept letters that are dropped off, FAXed or hand-written. Our email is news@theberlincitizen.com. Our postal address is 979 Farmington Ave., Kensington, CT 06037. Our FAX is (860) 829-5733. Letters must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday for publication the following Thursday. Letters discussing specific commercial businesses pro or con, religious opinion, or those that personally attack another individual will not be considered. If you have questions about this, or any part of the policy, call the editor before sending in a letter. (Editor Olivia Lawrence can be reached at (860) 829-5720.) We reserve the right to edit all letters or edit or refuse letters we deem inappropriate for any reason. Letters which essentially describe public events, times, dates, contact information and so forth belong elsewhere in the paper and will not be considered as opinion letters for publication. Writers are encouraged to write in response to news items and stories currently being covered in the pages of this newspaper. We like to see a variety of topics and so do readers!

Torch Run: Help police raise $500,000 for Special Olympics The 2011 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Connecticut will be held on June 8, 9 and 10. This is the 25th year Connecticut has participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run which started in 1986. The run through Berlin will be held on June 10 and will cover approximately seven miles. Officers participating in the run will be soliciting sponsors for the run. This year the following Berlin Police personnel will be participating in the Torch Run: Sergeant John McCormack, Lieutenant James Gosselin, Lieutenant Christopher Ciuci, Sergeant Michael Jobes, Sergeant Drew Gallupe, Sergeant Todd Lentini, Detective Steve Kostka, Det. Brian Dumais, Officer Aimee Krzykowski, Officer Dave Cruickshank, Officer Sean

Solek, Officer Barry Hertzler, Officer William Bartlett, and Dispatcher Thomas Farr. In addition, Department of Corrections Officer John McCormack and town residents Kevin McCormack, Rachel DiMattia and Kirsten Johnson will be participating in the run. Over 3,500 Law Enforcement Officers will carry the “Flame of Hope” in Connecticut. The Torch will be carried around 50 states and 40 nations in 2011. This year Special Olympic Athlete Max Sznaj will participate in the Torch Run along with local Berlin Police Officers. These Officers are among over 85,000 officers from local, state, federal law enforcement and correctional agencies from all See Torch, next page


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Thursday, June 2, 2011 — The Berlin Citizen

‘Hunger is for the Birds!’

New principal named at St. Paul School St. Paul School has named a new principal. The announcement was made May 23, that Laurie M. Piecewicz, will take over July 1. She replaces Robert Biancamano who came in as principal in July of 2007. Father Robert and the Principal Search Committee made the announcement. A welcome reception for Piecewicz is scheduled for Sunday, June 5, at 6 p.m. in the church hall. Piecewicz lives in Wethersfield with her husband and two sons. She received a bachelor of arts in English and secondary education from Saint Joseph College and a master of arts in American studies from Wesleyan University. She also holds teacher and administrative certifications in Connecticut, having completed further coursework in educational leadership at Sacred Heart University. Since 1994, Piecewicz has held teaching and administrative positions in Connecticut school districts. She is presently employed as a reading and language arts teacher leader at Sage Park Middle School in Windsor where she also serves as the facilitator of school improvement and professional development. She also has served as a faith formation teacher for both elementary and middle school classes at the Church of the Incarnation in Wethersfield.

Celebrating 15 Years Of Local History Friends of the Friendship Center auxiliary members have planted a smorgasbord of herbs and spices from which kitchen director and staff of the community kitchen can pick and choose. The kitchen herb garden is part of the auxiliary’s new “Hunger is for the Birds!” project which they kicked off earlier this month with a $1,000 donation to the Friendship Service Center’s walk team in the Foodshare’s Walk Against Hunger. Pictured, auxiliary members Betty Carlson, left, and Evelyn Anderson, both of Berlin, point out the various plants in the new herb garden to Gerry Waldo, kitchen director.

From The Citizen archives: The first week of June June 4, 1997 It’s like a member of the family died — The tears started flowing before the last day had even officially begun. Employees at MidConn Bank greeted each other with hugs and tears as they prepared for their last day of work under the MidConn banner. After months of preparation, Eagle Bank has acquired the 124 year-old MidConn Bank on Main Street. Local wrestlers prepare for trip to national tourney in Fargo N.D. — “This is the largest wrestling tournament in the world,” said Jim Day, Berlin High School wrestling coach.

Submission reminder

June 3, 1998

The Berlin Citizen welcomes submissions regarding upcoming events happening in the community. We do our best to run a submission at least one time. However, due to space constraints, we cannot guarantee a submission will be published on a specific date. To ensure your submission runs exactly as you would like it to, contact our sales representative Annemarie Goulet at (860) 829-5720, ext. 3102; advertising@theberlincitizen.com.

Consultants begin Timberlin’s expansion analysis — Whether Timberlin Golf Course expands by nine holes or not will be a much debated topic this summer. Egazarian: A true ‘turnpike’ believer — Ed Egarzarian, vice chairman of the Economic Development Commission and operator of a hot dog wagon, has constructed a 9,000 square foot building on the Berlin Turnpike for businesses.

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over the world who participate annually in the torch run. This year’s Torch Run will cover over 520 miles in Connecticut and will run through more than 100 cities and towns. This year’s goal is to raise $500,000 for Connecti-

cut Special Olympics. Any persons wishing to donate or to sponsor a specific officer may contact Sergeant John McCormack, the Torch Run Coordinator, at (860) 8287080. Checks should be made out to Connecticut Special Olympics and can be mailed to the Berlin Police Department, 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT, 06037.

June 6, 2001 The name game: Mattabesset or Sebethe? — The town of Berlin is committed to cleaning up the Mattabesset River Watershed; now it needs to clean up some confusion about the name of the town’s river. “I think we have to take action at some point to determine what the official name of the river is,” said Mayor Thomas Veronesi. Park won’t be named after Doc McIntosh — The name of Dr. John P. McIntosh will no longer be attached to Volunteer Park and no one is more pleased than Dr. John P. McIntosh.

June 4, 2003 Resources ‘pooled’: Lions pool to become community center — The town has apparently found a permanent home for a community center. The Lions Club voted 75-2 on May 28 to give the town the Berlin Lions Memorial Pool and 4.7 acres of property on Norton Road so the community center can be built. In exchange, the club will receive a piece of land owned by the town on Beckley Road, near the Berlin Fairgrounds.


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Kensington Congregational

Kensington Congregational Church has scheduled the following special Sunday services. Sunday, June 5 – Confirmation Day at 10 a.m. preceded by a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, June 12 – Senior Recognition Day at 10 a.m. For more information, call (860) 828-4511. The Kensington Congregational Church holds its wor-

ship service every Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday school and child care is available. Chapel in the Woods, a half hour casual worship at 8:30 a.m. service in a natural setting is scheduled to begin for the season Sunday, July 10.

Forever Young Club The Forever Young Club has schedule a trip to the Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven on Tuesday, June 7. This is the last

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event for the 2010/2011 club year. The trip includes a buffet lunch at Abate Restaurant in New Haven, bus transportation, and a guided tour of the Blessed Pope John Paul II exhibit. The bus will depart from Sacred Heart Church, East Berlin at 10 a.m. to return approximately 3 p.m. For more information, cost and reservations, contact Dick Colamussi at (860) 229-9137 or Carol Dauphin at (860) 828-9964.

Bethany Covenant Bethany Covenant Church has scheduled “PandaMania” Vacation Bible Camp for July 11 – 15 from 9 a.m. to noon for children ages 4 to 10 years old. Camp includes daily crafts, music, video, Bible stories, snacks and more. For more information, call (860) 828-3637 or visit www.bethanycovenant.org. Early bird registration ends June 30. Bethany Covenant Church has scheduled “Ultimate Games” camp for July 11 – 15 from noon to 3 p.m. for children ages 6 to 10 years old. Camp includes team building games as well as in and outdoor games. For more information, call (860) 828-3637 or visit www.bethanycovenant.org. Early bird reg-

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Berlin Congregational The Berlin Congregational Church has scheduled “Panda Mania” Vacation Bible School for June 27 through July 1 from 2 to 5 p.m. The event is for children in Kindergarten through grade 5 and features crafts, games, stories, songs and snacks. Free registration. For more information, call Meg Coffey at (860) 828-6586 or email bcongchurch@ sbc.global. The annual Craft Fair is scheduled for Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spaces are available for rent on a first come, first serve basis. Handmade crafts only. For more information, call Tina at (860) 284-9782.

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Obituaries Sharon E. Ballard

Sharon E. Ballard, 62, of Kensington, died May 20, 2011 at Brittany Farms Healthcare Center. Born in Westerly, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Hazel (Curran) Ballard. She was a former resident of East Windsor and Bristol before moving to Kensington 10 years ago. Surviving are her long time companion, Philip Poppel of Kensington; three children, Randal Larson of Bristol and his fiancé Sharon Sullivan, Tracey Lachat and her husband Wayne of East Windsor and Scott Larson and his wife Katie of Enfield; two brothers, Vaughn Ballard and his wife Debbie of Charleston, R.I. and Bradley Ballard and his wife Susan of Stowe, Ohio; four grandchildren, Sunni Sheehan, Emily Boucher, Breahna Boucher and Heidi Larson; and two great-grandchildren, Shawn and Kyla. A memorial service was held May 26, 2011at EricksonHansen Funeral Home, New Britain. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 2075 Silas Dean Hwy, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. Please share a memory of Sharon with the family in the online guest book at www.ericksonhansen.com.

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Obituaries Susan Rascoe

Elizabeth Cop Elizabeth “Lil” (DeFrancesco) Cop, 84, of Kensington, loving wife of Stanley J. Cop Sr. for 58 years, died May 24, 2011 at home. Born in New Britain, daughter of the late Frank and Adeline (Digiovanni) DeFrancesco, she was employed at New Britain Bank & Trust Company until her retirement. She was a member of St. Ann Church and the Jayettes. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Anthony and Melissa Cop and Stanley Jr. and Deirdre Cop, all of Southington, and Betty Ann and Edward Ziegler of New Britain; six grandchildren, Jonathan, Stephen, Gregory, Andrew, Maureen and Kevin Cop; a brother-inlaw, Louis Galiano of Hobe Sound, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Helen Cop of Berlin and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a grandson, Geoffrey Ziegler; a brother, James DeFrancesco;

and a sister, Mary Galiano. Funeral services were held May 31, 2011 at Porter’s Funeral Home, Kensington followed by a Mass of Christian burial at St. Ann Church, New Britain. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Britain.

Theresa Lavallee Theresa (Lacroix) Lavallee, 82, died peacefully May 25, 2011 at J e r o m e Home, New Britain surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Placide and Imelda (Bedard) Lacroix and was the widow of Armand Lavallee. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a generous and giving person who helped many people. She was a dedicated worker employed at the Jerome Home for many years, a member of the Berlin Senior Center’s crafters group, and a member of St. Paul Church. She is survived by her daughters Joanne Sevigny and her husband John of

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Susan (Celuch) Rascoe, 83, of Kensington, passed away May 29, 2011 surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of her greatly missed husband, Robert Rascoe who died in 1977. Born in Bayonne, N.J, Susan was the daughter of the late Peter and Susie (Hovanec) Celuch. She had been a Kensington resident for over 47 years and was a devoted member of St. Paul Church. Susan is survived by her son Gary Rascoe and his wife Louise, of Bahama, N.C.; three daughters and their husbands, Karen and f Dr. Robert Wheeler of Amherst, N.H., Janet and George Armentano of Holliston, Mass. and Laurie and Dermott O’Neill of Kensington; and her six grandchildren, Michelle, Bobby, Brian, Christina, Eric and Scott. She was predeceased by her sister and best friend, Mary Kornutik, and her brothers g Johnny and Joey. Above all, Susan loved spending time with her family and found happiness through their happiness. Her grandchildren bought her the utmost joy whether playing with them when were young or spending time with them later as they grew. f The family would like to thank and acknowledge Dr. f James Hoffman, the kind staff at Bel Air Manor, VITAS Hospice Service, The C5 staff at The Hospital of Central Connecticut and the VNA of Berlin for their compassionate care of Susan.

Services will be held June 3, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home, 411 So. Main St., New Britain, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. at St. Paul Church, Kensington. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. Calling hours are Thursday, June 2, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Please share a memory of Susan with the family in the on line guest book at www.ericksonhansen.com.


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Scholastic achievements

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Sarah Matulis of Berlin has been named to the Presidential Honor Roll for the 2010-2011 academic year at Catawba College in North Carolina. Erica Osowiski of Kensington has been inducted into the National Honor Society at St. Paul Catholic High School.

As part of its Earth Day celebration on April 14, St. Paul School students performed the play, Little Green Riding Hoodie, scripted by teacher and environmental club advisor Elaine Kotler. The play is an educational and humorous story about a young girl who loves the earth and strives to protect the environment incorporating the 5 R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink and Respect.

Dean’s list

Keene State College, New Hampshire — Laura Bedus, Kevin Garrison of East Berlin; Michelle Davy of Berlin. Worchester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts — Jordyn Rombola of Berlin.

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Senior Happenings

Senior men’s golf

Ed Daleski fired a 40 (gross) for first place honors in the Timberlin Senior Men’s Golf Association “May Mixer”. Tom Donahue’s 44 was good enough

for second. Don Paris came in third with a 44 and Ed Dubuc was fourth with a 45. In the net score division, first place went to Bob Michaud with a 35. Mike Veneziano’s 36 captured second. Coming in third was

Dick Zesk with a 37. Tony Taschner finished fourth with a net 37. Rounding out the top ten were Ray Ziegler, Matt Butera, Lee Conti, Dom DeBaise, Gene Lemery and Harold Osbourne.

Monday or Tuesday mornings until October. For more information, call Rich at (860) 828-5560 or Tony at (860) 828-1087.

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Exercise for Wellness – Meets Mondays and Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The class follows exercises designed to maintain strength, flexibility, energy and mobility. Photography Group – Fridays from 1:30 to 3 p.m. This informal group of beginners to experienced photographers for camera and photography questions and discussions. All kinds of cameras are welcome.

The Berlin AARP June Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 13 at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center. The chapter meeting is scheduled at the annual picnic at the VFW pavilion on Massirio Drive on Tuesday, June 21. Choose the dish you plan to bring and register with Barbara Dixon at (860) 828-6295. No payment will be received at the picnic.

Men’s golf The Timberlin Senior Men’s Golf Association has openings for new members. All handicaps and skill levels are welcome. The group plays

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The Senior Center has scheduled the following trips. For more information, call (860) 828-7006. June 16 — World Flower Show. July 13 — Suffolk Downs. July 23-31 — National Parks of the West. Aug. 11 — Quidnessett Country Club with Mohegan Sun. Sept. 9 — Bateaux, New York. Sept. 15-20 — San Francisco. Sept. 28 — Wicked or Lion King on Broadway.

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CCC track: BHS girls third, boys seventh By Nick Carroll The Berlin Citizen

Powered by five all-conference-worthy performances, the Berlin High School girls track and field team generated 107 points and finished a strong third at the Central Connecticut Conference

Citizen photo by Nick Carroll

Berlin High School’s Kate Piotrowicz finished second in discus at the CCC South meet. Her throw of 102-feet 3-inches was a career-best, and just two inches shy of the school record.

The Berlin High School baseball team (16-4) earned the No. 3 seed in the CIAC Class L state tournament

South Division championship meet, held last week at Platt-Meriden. Earning all-conference recognition were the Lady Redcoats’ Alex Carbonell (800), Catherine Voelpel (200, 400), Kate Piotrowicz (discus) and Dawn Grabowski (pole vault). “Overall, a great day,” BHS coach Steve Soucy said. “We didn’t really go after team points and chose to only run the kids in their main events, as if we were at the state meet. A few weeks ago we said that once we lowered the kids’ workload during training, their times would significantly come down. That certainly did prove to be the case with a few kids coming really close to setting school records.” Only a sophomore, Voelpel bested the CCC South field in the 400 with a time of 58.14. That’s just four-one-hundredths of a second off the school record. Voelpel nearly set a school mark in the 200 as well, where she finished second. Also, Voelpel played a part in two successful relay performances at the CCC South meet. She helped both the 4x400 and 4x800 teams to runnerup finishes. Joining Voelpel in both relays was Carbonell, Kaylene Sylvain and Stef Parillo. Carbonell was second in the 800. In the field, Piotrowicz threw a career best 102-3 in discus and placed second. That mark is two inches shy of the school record. Grabowski was second in pole vault and sixth in javelin. In other action, Berlin’s Jacqueline Carlson finished third in javelin, Carla Mangiafico was third in high jump, and Nicole Johnson qualified for the state meet in discus. See Track, next page

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Berlin High School’s Jake Cyr launches a shot put during the CCC South meet. Cyr had a season-best throw in the event and placed fourth.

Coats’ Notes and was slated to face the winner of Platt-Darien Tuesday. Berlin High School garnered the No. 9 seed in the CIAC Class L softball state tournament. The Lady Redcoats (15-5) had a first-round date with No. 24 Bristol Eastern Tuesday. In girls tennis, Berlin High School (13-1) was scheduled to take on Bacon Academy in the opening round of the CIAC Class M state tournament Tuesday.

For tournament updates, check out The Citizen website and Facebook page. Medalist Jeremy Desimone had three birdies and finished with a 35 to lead the Berlin High School boys golf team past Granby, 149164, and Cromwell, 149-183, at the Tournament Players Club at River Highlands last week. Rounding out Berlin’s scoring slate was Kevin Jud (36), Connor Bowen (39) and Pat Bostrom (39).

The Redcoats went on to put up a 150 at Wethersfield Country Club as they bested Glastonbury (154), Wethers-

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With a victory over Bristol Central last week, the Berlin High School softball team would have secured the Central Connecticut Conference South Division title — but it didn’t happen. The Lady Redcoats were defeated by host Bristol Central, 8-2. Pictured: Berlin’s Monique St. Jarre works a batter that afternoon.

Northern Connecticut Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame’s Scholar-Athlete award-winner Joe Dellaquila is pictured with Berlin High School football coach John Capodice.


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Youth Sports

Baseball Middle School McGee 4, RHAM 1: Alec Norton earned the win on the mound. John Platosz pitched three scoreless innings for the save. Evan Michalek, Kyle Wollman, Austin Bumbera, Logan Taricani and Jared Gallagher hit well for the Spartans.

McGee 7, Strong-Durham 0: Game-winner Hunter Tralli pitched five scoreless innings and also came through at the plate. Also powering the McGee offense were Anthony Sisti, Brandon Funari and Kyle Wollman. McGee 6, Strong-Durham 0: Austin Bumbera pitched a no-hitter. Leading the Spar-

tans’ offensive attack were Jared Zima, Evan Michalek, John Platosz and Matt Rocco. Major League Bill’s Pizza Cubs 12, Powerhouse Braves 1: Jake Loiselle and Jacob Salee homered, and Loiselle and Kevin Rose pitched well as the Cubs downed the Braves. Rose, Alex Ladas, Patrick Ladas, Matt Luddy and Jeremy Wood also collected hits for the victors. Kensington Auto Mets 11, Powerhouse Gym Braves 1: The Mets were led by the solid pitching of Kyle Mogelnicki and the bats of Mogelnicki, Vinny Biscoglio, David Biscoglio, Tyler Cop and Spencer Duke. Alex Dastoli had three hits for the Braves. Kensington Auto Mets 4, Arkema Giants 3: The Mets overcame a three-run deficit to pull out the win. The victors took the lead on a three-run homer by Vinny Biscoglio. Game-winner Jarret Gdovin pitched five innings. David Biscoglio earned the save. Jack Lynch and Nick Naples homered for the Giants.

Soccer U-10 Berlin 3, Glastonbury 2: Scoring for Berlin were Angela Perrelli, Melanie Sullivan and Sarah Giuliano. Jennifer Errico and Bridget McQuillan had assists. The victors also got strong play from Carly Urso and Maxine Muscatello. Berlin 4, Simsbury 0: Scoring for Berlin were Angela Perrelli, Amanda Funari, Melinda Knopf and Talia Kelly. Sarah Giuliano and Perrelli combined for the shutout in goal. U-11 Berlin 3, Newington 1:

Scoring for Berlin were Nikki Xiarhos, Maeve McQuillan and Cameron Michalek. Assisting were Sara Bengiovanni and Xiarhos. The locals’ defense was anchored by Alexa Kavarsky and keeper Jessica Gaetgens. Berlin 5, South Windsor 1: Scoring and assisting for Berlin were Nikki Xiarhos, Hannah Schulz, Olivia Curtin and Madison Taricani. Maeve McQuillan accounted for the other score. Courtney Vogel and Alexandra Comstock also played well for the victors.

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Vanessa Reimer and the Academy Printing softball team raced out to a perfect 6-0 start this season.

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BHS coach John Line said his team’s 150 was a “statement score.” Bostrom and Jud shared medalist honors with a 35. Desimone and Brendon Hull each had 40. The Redcoats improved to 23-3. The Berlin High School girls golf team made it 13 wins without a defeat with a 176-201 victory over North-

west Catholic at Timberlin last week. Despite windy conditions, Berlin’s Alyssa Scheyd managed to card a match-best 41 that afternoon. Scheyd was supported by Victoria Fagan (43), Emily Stickel (43) and Emily Deutsch (49). The Lady Redcoats have put up a score below 180 eight times this spring. “Truly a remarkable accomplishment by these girls,” said BHS coach Jim Barnes. “These scores really speak

to the balance we have on our team. It’s not just one or two girls. Everyone is contributing.” On Friday, Berlin bumped its record to 14-0 with a 177242 victory over Hall at Timberlin. Scheyd was medalist with a 41. Stickel and Fagan each shot 44. Teammate Erika Park had a 48. Berlin High School senior Joe Dellaquila was one of just 21 football players to earn the Northern Connecti-

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Bulletin Board Alumni Challenge

The 2nd annual “Alumni vs. Redcoats Football Challenge” fund-raiser will take place Thursday, June 9, 7 to 9 p.m. at Sage Park. BHS alumni will play 7-on-7 touch football games against current BHS players and other alumni teams. Registration and tailgating begin at 6 p.m. Alumni are asked to make a small donation. For more information, contact Neil Schroder: neilschroder@gmail.com, (860) 828-4598.

Baseball camp The Berlin Baseball Camp will be held July 5-8, 9 a.m. to noon, at Percival Field. The camp is open to players age 6 to 13, and is overseen by coaches Mark Centurelli, Bryan Plona and Steve Matyczyk. For more information call (860) 539-6453.

Basketball camp The Redcoat/Hurricane boys basketball camp will be held June 27-30, 12 to 3 p.m. at New Britain High School. The camp will be overseen by Berlin High School boys basketball coach Mike Veneziano and New Britain High School boys basketball coach Todd Stigliano. Brochures can be downloaded at csdnb.org. For more information, contact Veneziano at (860) 828-3527, or Stigliano at (860) 280-5849.

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Class play – Berlin High School senior class has scheduled May the Farce Be With You for Thursday, June 2 at 8 p.m. at the high school auditorium. An admission fee is charged. Boy Scouts – Boy Scout Troop 24 meets Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. at the Community Center. Stop in or call Joe Tedone at (860) 828-0255. Boy Scouts – Boy Scout Troop 41, sponsored by Bethany Covenant Church, meets Thursdays from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. at the church. For more information, call Scoutmaster Joe Greco at (860) 828-8579 or email joe@betterbooksltd.com.

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Class play – Berlin High School senior class has scheduled May the Farce Be With You for Friday, June 3 at 8 p.m. at the high school auditorium. An admission fee is charged. CT Cabaret Theatre – The Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Rd., has scheduled The Last of the Red Hot Lovers for Friday, June 3 at 8 p.m. For more information and ticket, call (860)829-1248 or visit www.ctcanaret.com.

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Class play – Berlin High School senior class has scheduled May the Farce Be With You for Saturday, June 4 at 8 p.m. at the high school

auditorium. An admission fee is charged. Historical Society Museum – The Berlin Historical Society Museum, corner of Peck and Main Streets, is open Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. View new displays celebrating “Laundry Day the Old Way”, vintage rag dolls, and “Grandma Aprons” in addition to extensive permanent displays of tinware, bricks, local industry, clocks, toys, street histories and the Leather Man. Bring your old Berlin photos to be scanned. Watch local history inspired DVDs and share your memories. CT Cabaret Theatre – The Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Rd., has scheduled The Last of the Red Hot Lovers for Saturday, June 4 at 8 p.m. For more information and ticket, call (860)8291248 or visit www.ctcanaret.com. Rockin’ for the Troops 2011 – Rockin’ for the

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VFW Ladies Auxiliary The VFW Ladies Auxiliary 10732 is scheduled to meet Monday, June 6 at 5 p.m. Installation of officers will follow dinner and strawberry

shortcake. For more information and RSVP, call Anne at (860) 829-8086 before Sunday, June 5.

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All Night Grad party The Berlin High School All Night Graduation Party parents meeting is scheduled for June 7 at 7 :15 p.m. in the library at the high school. It’s not too late to volunteer. Help is need Thursday, June 16 through Sunday, June 19. For more information and to volunteer, contact Dave Crenella at (860) 828-0759 or

davecren@comcast.net. All Night Grad Party Decorating – The 2011 All Night Graduation Party Decorating committee meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Willard Elementary School. Drop-ins welcome. Boy Scouts — Boy Scout Troop 256, chartered by the Kensington Volunteer Fire Department, meets Tuesday evenings at the Kensington firehouse. For information, call Ed Alicea, scoutmaster, (860) 828-8693. Boy Scouts — Boy Scout Troop 44, chartered by the Berlin Lions, meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Bethany Covenant Church. For infor-

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HARLEY DAVIDSON 2005 1200 Sportster Roadster. Black in color. Accessories: sissy bar, king/queen seat, luggage rack, under 4000 miles. Excellent condition. $5200. (203) 439-7700

(203) 272-7241

PETS & LIVESTOCK

HARLEY SPRINGER SOFT TAIL 1994 Many extras. $9000. 203-915-9856 PETS & LIVESTOCK HYBRID Designer Breed Non shedding, hypo allergenic cross between bichon frise and shih tzu. 1st shots. Taking deposits. Ready 6/1 Call 860-329-9893

LIFT Chair/Recliner Beige/Tan color. Almost brand new. Used only a few mos. Paid $800/sell for $580. Call after 7pm. 203-237-7247 or 330-414-6089

RAGDOLL kittens, Blue-eyed beauties, Tica-Sbt reg, Seals and Blues & Flames. Taking Deposits. $550. 860-329-9893

OVAL glass-top patio set, 6ft 10in x3ft 6in, 2 rocker chairs w/ottman, 4 table chairs. 4 solid oak dinette chairs on casters. Call 860-276-0020 PIER 1 Wicker Love Seat, 2 Chairs and Table. Leather Maroon Sectional. Curio Cabinet. Wicker BR Set. Pier 1 Blue Overstuffed Chair. Cedar Chest. Dry Sink. Ceramic Tile & wood Kitchen Table and 4 Blue Cloth Chairs on Rollers. 2 Large Office Desks. (203) 284-3440

45 GALLON High Fish Tank with cabinet. In excellent condition. Complete set-up and accessories included. FREE. Call (203) 562-2660

Chevy Silverado 1500 2003

FORD ESCAPE 2008

X-Cab, Low Miles $8,969 Stock# 11151SB

Limited, Leather, Sunroof $20,692 Stock# C7078 (203) 237-5561

(203) 272-7241

FORD F-150 2010 Lariat Super Crew 4x4, 8 Cyl, Automatic w/Overdrive 21,667 mi. #9526A $37,588

CARS STARTING AT $199 DOWN 24 MONTH 24000 MILES WARRANTY LET US GIVE YOU A FRESH START Tax, Title, Fees Additional Apply Now BChevynow.com Jack 1-866-879-1616

SUMMER HORSE PROGRAMS Mon-Thurs. 9am-12pm $200 Weeks Available: June 27, July 4, July 18, July 25, Aug. 1. Rap-A-Pony Farms 203-265-3596 BOUNCING PONY FARM A Safe Learning Experience. Lessons /Summer Fun Program call: Deb @ 203.927.6189 bouncingpony.typepad.com

(203) 235-1667

BULLDOGS, Frenchie, Chihuahuas, Yorkie, Shih-Tzu, Labradoodle, Poms, Boston Terrier. Cane Corso, Blue Pit, Poodle mixes, Dachsunds, Bull Mastiff. German Shepherds. $350+. 860-930-4001 HORSE LOVERS EXCEPTIONAL Riding opportunity in exchange for 6-8 hours per week. AM and PM time needed. Call: 203-272-6593

SUV’S

Extra Clean! Only $7,500 Stock#17905A

4x4. Extra Clean. Only $10,988 Stock# 11252A

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE ABOVE Ground Pool Pump and Filter System. 1 year old. Best offer. (203) 235-3960 SUMMER RIDING PROGRAMS Rosehaven Stables, LLC Meriden www.rosehavenstables.com 203-238-1600

FURNITURE & APPLIANCES

XLS, All Power, Low Miles $9,969 Stock#11606SA

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3 Antique Wooden Tavern Chairs $50 for all 203-284-9635

CHEVY TRACKER 2004 4x4, 4 Door, Low Miles! $8,995 Stock# 11359SRA

PUGGLE. 12 month old Female. Current shots. Spayed. Good w/other dogs and kids. House broken. asking $550.00 203910-0729

(203) 272-7241

IT’S SO CONVENIENT! DODGE DAKOTA 2005 SLT Cab w/Cap. 4x4, 6 Cylinder. 38,445 mi. #9535P $14,990

(203) 235-1667

Pay for your RecordJournal subscription with your credit card. For your convenience we accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover & American Express. Call (203) 634-3933 to order your Record-Journal subscription today.

COUNTRY Kitchen Table 4 chairs. $99. 203-265-1108

Nissan Rogue 2008

Marketplace Ads (203) 238-1953

A/C - Panasonic 11,500 BTU's $230. Use in double hung window. Will cool the whole upstairs in a raised ranch. Clock timer. (203) 634-7742 BRAND new 9 pc DR set hdwd birch, table, leaf, 6 chairs white cushions, lighted hutch. $875. Also avail matching bar stools, $150. 203-213-0604 until 10pm.

It's all here! SL, AWD, Sunroof $18,994 Stock# C7058 (203) 237-5561

Advertise Call 24 Hours-a-Day 7 Days-a-Week

(203) 238-1953 or 1-800-228-6915 x2393 It’s About Time

SOFA & LOVESEAT -matching set olive green w/pillows, wood frame around the edges. Exc cond! $400 FIRM COFFEE TABLE-beige, rectangular w/glass, on wheels. Good cond! $30/OBO 203-935-1049 WICKER DESK white, 40” Wide. 4 drawers. Nice! $40 860-682-4435

MITSUBISHI Endeavor 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2003 Chevy Silverado 1500 2004

FURNITURE & APPLIANCES

FISHER PRICE Kids Smart Cycle learning bike. Plus into TV. $45. (203) 265-1843 MFG./MACHINES FOR SALE: Kurak: KV2000 Vertical Machining Center (x= 78 1/2 y= 31 1/2 z= 31 1/2 travels.) Torit VS3000 7.5 HP, Dust Collector; Atlas Copco 10 HP GA7 air compressor. All excellent condition. Call (203) 272-4899 for further info. TABLETOP MICROWAVE Excellent Condition $25. 203-265-1108 WEBER Performer Charcoal Grill with cover and Weber accessories. Asking $125.00 or b/o. Call 860-621-2685.

WOOD, FUEL & HEATING EQUIPMENT NESTOR MARTIN CAST IRON COAL OR WOOD STOVE - Very attractive, glass front door, 3 feed doors, self feeding coal chute and 2 heat exchangers included. $1100. 860-628-2469 or 860-919-7171

SPORTING GOODS & HEALTH

ENTERTAINMENT Center Excellent condition. 6’x6’. Dark wood. $25. Call (203) 265-6863 OAK BEDROOM Set in Perfect Condition- Bed, 2 Bureaus and Nightstand- $1,350. Love Seat Pull-out Sleeper (originally $500) - $350. Large Treadmill with sides- $150. Porch set with green frames. Includes glass table and 2 chairs- $350 for all. CASH ONLY Call 860-287-6095 for appointment to see them in Wallingford, CT

PISTOL PERMIT CERTIFICATION CLASS Required for CT applicants. $100. Call 203-415-1144

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES VINTAGE linens & things 83 Park St., Plainville 860-747-4271 Sat June 11th 9-5


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Thursday, June 2, 2011 — The Berlin Citizen WANTED TO BUY 1, 2 OR 3 ITEMS OR AN ESTATE

$$$ CA$H $$$ Estate sale service provided. Seeking: Antiques, Meridenmade items, lamps, paintings. Call Todd Shamock 203-237-3025

1-2 ITEMS Silverware, China, Glass. Furniture. 50’s Items. Whole Estates.

203-238-3499 Always Buying 1 Item to the Entire Contents of Estates Antique, Gold, Costume Jewelry, Furniture & So Forth. Call or stop by Frank’s, 18 S. Orchard St. Wallingford. 203-379-8731 or 203-284-3786 Open Mon.-Sat. 9am-5pm FISHING TACKLE. Local collector looking for old or new rods, reels, lures. Highest prices paid. Call Dave anytime 860-463-4359 OLD BICYCLES Don’t throw away that old bike. Hobbyman needs your help. Free pickup! Bikes will be recycled. Help save a bike! 203-494-9641

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT & INSTRUCTIONS

DRUM LESSONS Beginner - Intermediate (203) 668-2924 ELECTRONIC DRUM SET—SIMMONS SD9K LIMITED EDITION. WITH THRONE SEAT. MINT CONDITION. NEW $1,200 ASKING $550 203-235-8176.

APARTMENTS FOR RENT MER 1BR, 2nd fl, hdwd flrs, heat, hot water, elec incld. W. Side, refrig, stove incld. $950/mo+sec. Call 203-6303823 12pm-8pm MER 2 BR 1st Fl apt. Large kitchen. Renovated, appliances, AC, coin op laundry. Heat & HW incl. No pets. $910/mo + sec. (203) 626-2320 MER. FURNISHED apts: Incl Heat, Elec, HW. East Side, 3rd flr 2RMs, $190/wk+sec. 1BR, 3rd fl, $845/mo+sec. 12pm-8pm 203630-3823 or Meridenrooms.com MERIDEN - 3 BR - Kitchen, Living Room, Dining Room. 2nd floor. $900 per month. Ready to move in! Call 203-565-4719 or 203-910-0662 MERIDEN - 5 room, 2 Bedroom, newly remodeled, off street parking, w/d hookups, no pets, $850 plus utilities, references. 203-671-9644 MERIDEN - EAST SIDE - 3BR, Townhouse style Apt, hardwood floors, newly renovated with off street parking & gas heat. $1200/Mo. Avail June 1st. Ale 203-676-7512 MERIDEN -1 ROOM Private Bath. Clean. Stove, fridge. Broad Street. No pets. 2 mos security. Credit check req. $450. Call 203-284-0597 MERIDEN -WALLINGFORD LINE Large, 2 BR Luxury Condo. Laundry. No pets. $900 + utilities Call 203-245-9493 MERIDEN 1 & 2 BR Apartments Available. Clean. Hardwood floors. Spacious. Off street parking, extra storage, section 8 approved. $800-$1,000. Contact 203-379-0454

Voice Lessons All Ages and Levels Welcome

Piano Lessons Beginner to Intermediate De Fiore Vocal & Piano Studio Roberta (203) 630-9295

MERIDEN 1 BR, 2 BR & Studio Starting at $595 per month. Heat & HW incl. Off street parking 203-886-7016

HOUSES FOR RENT MERIDEN - RENT/SALE. 2/3 BR, 1.5 BA, FP, hdwds, 3 season porch, fin bsmt, WD, DW, gar $1275. Pet ok 714-738-6000. Drive by: 117 Carter Ave Ext.

CONDOMINIUMS FOR RENT

MERIDEN-2BR, 1 1/2 bath condo located in Mattabassett 1car gar, appls incld C/Air. No pets/smoking. $1100/mo. Call 203-631-0448

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

Flanders West Apts Southington

Studio & 1 Bedroom Apts Affordable apts for qualified applicants 50 yrs of age or older Small pets accepted Please call 860-621-3954 TTY 711

SOUTHINGTON-5Rm apt, 2nd flr, 204 West Center St. No pets. $900/mo+sec. Avail now! Call 860-621-1165 for more info

L & E PROPERTY Management offers Meriden - 1, 2, 3 & 4BR apts Newly Renovated! Avail. Immed. 203-240-4688

MERIDEN 1023 Old Colony Rd.

2 BR Starting at $800 Heat & HW incl. Off St. Parking. 203-639-8751 MERIDEN 1BR, 2nd floor. Secure building. Ample parking. Washer/Dryer available. No pets. $700 plus security. (203) 376-1259 MERIDEN 2 BR Kitchen, Dining & Baths. Utility, heat, gas, incl. $1300/mo. No pets. No laundry. Call Chris 203-238-9411 MERIDEN 2 BR, 1st FL - $850. 1 BR, 3rd Fl. $700. Good loc. Newly Remodeled. Off-st parking. Appls. No pets. WD Hkup, Sec 8 appr. Call 203-379-7817 MERIDEN 3BR - Huge, First Fl. Hardwood flrs. Stove, Refrig, Washer and Dryer included. Section 8 approved. $1200/mo 203-314-4978 MERIDEN 3BR, 2nd floor. Off street parking. No pets. $1000 per month, plus 1 month securuity. Utils not included. Credit check. Call Tom 203-772-2227 MERIDEN 5 Rooms, 2 Br. 2nd fl. 53 Newton St. Off street parking, oil heat, gas stove, hot water. No pets/smoking W/D hook-up $775 203-237-5680 MERIDEN Available June 1st 3 Bedrooms, First Floor. Appliances. $900/mo + sec. Section 8 Approved Call for details. (203) 537-7446

APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN 2 BR. 1st Fl apt on dead end st. Off st parking. WD hookup. Section 8 approved. $850. (203) 235-3982 MERIDEN MOVE IN SPECIAL Studios, 1 BR & 2 BR Free Heat & HW incl. ACs. 24 hr maintenance. Laundry Rm. Off st parking. 203-630-2841 MERIDEN Unique 2 BR, 3rd Fl. Randolph Ave. Off st parking. $700 per month. 2 mos security plus application fee req. No pets. Call 203-284-0597 MERIDEN- Crown Village. 2BR, updated apt, appls, large unit. Heat & Hot Water incl. Laundry, pool, off st. parking. $995/mo. Sec. 8 approved. 203-269-1508. MERIDEN-2 ba, kit, dr & bath, util heat/gas incl. $1300/mo. No pets. No laundry. Call Chris 203-239-9411 MERIDEN-2BR apt. Nice area w/parking. Freshly painted. Reduced to $795/mo. incl. fridge, stove & w/d hkup, coin op. w/d. Storage area. No utils, pets or smoking. 1 yr lease. Cr. check & refs. req’d. Sec & 1st mo. rent. 203-608-8348 MERIDEN-2BR, 2nd flr. Avail now! No pets. $700/mo. Section 8 approved. 203-427-7706 MERIDEN-3BR, Hdwd flrs, large kitchen, 2 porches. 24-26 Wood St. $1250/mo + sec. No pets. Call Jamari 203-317-7381 MERIDEN. 1, 2 & 3 BR apts avail. Sec & ref required. Call Ray Valenti, Remax Professionals for details (203) 238-1977 WALLINGFORD - (2) 1BR apts. No utils. $775 & $875/mo. 37 Academy St. Call 203-641-3182 WALLINGFORD - 1BR Apt. 3rd flr. Newly renovated. No pets. 1 mo. sec. & refs. $700. Call 203265-9898 WALLINGFORD 1BR, spacious apt, stove & refrig. Utils not incld. Central location. No pets. $750/mo+sec. 203-317-9824 WALLINGFORD 2 bdrm, 1’st floor, new hardwood, carpet, windows, paint & refrigerator. Washer-dryer hookup. Offstreet parking, nice yard, Choate Vicinity, convenient location, No pets. Available now, $925.00 per month plus security. Call (203) 640-6308 WALLINGFORD 2nd Fl Remodeled. New bath, kit & flrs. 2 BR. WD. Stove, refrig. Glassed-in porch. Garage extra. $850. Owner/Agent 203-269-7348 WALLINGFORD-1BR, North Main St. $720 includes all utils. 4th flr. No pets. Call 203-269-4421 WALLINGFORD-EFFICIENCY Third Floor. Appliances. Nice neighborhood. $600/month + 1 month sec. No pets. Avail June 1st. Please call 203-741-0468

ATTIC & BASEMENTS CLEANED GARY Wodatch Debris removal of any kind. Homeowner’s, contractor’s, small dumpsters avail. Quick, courteous srv. All calls returned. Ins. #566326. Office 203-235-7723/Cell 860-558-5430 GARY Wodatch Demolition Services. Sheds, pools, decks, garages, concrete walks, patios, Quick, courteous srv. All calls returned. Ins. #566326. Office 203-235-7723/Cell 860-558-5430

CARPENTRY

J. BOOBER CONSTRUCTION Additions, garages, remodeling, kitchens, bathrms, basements, decks, sunrooms. Lic’d & Ins’d. 203-265-0730 CT. Reg. #572880 CUSTOM CARPENTRY Family rooms, kitchens, baths, siding, framing, tile. Ext/Int. Family Run Since 1949. #573358. Call 203-715-8850 REPAIRS Large or Small entry door & window replacement done by owner, also provide additions, finish basments, deck & complete home improvements. Free est. 203238-1449 CT REG. #578107 www.marceljcharpentier.com

ROOMMATES QUIET Female seeking same to share condo in Southington area. Prefer 2nd shift worker. No smoking, no pets. (860) 378-0234

ROOMS FOR RENT MERIDEN. Room for rent, all util, share kit, bath & LR. Washer & dryer, off st parking. $125/week. 2 wks sec. $50 key dep. (203) 605-8591

T.E.C. Electrical Svc LLC All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service

SMALL JOBS WELCOME

203-237-2122 EXCAVATING GRADING, Drainage, Foundations, Trucking, Retaining Walls, Pavers, Water/Sewer/Septic. Lic. #1682. Cariati Developers, Inc. 203-238-9846 MC/Visa Accepted K & A ENTERPRISES Water & sewer lines, inground tank removal, drainage, grading, additions, pavers. Insured. Reg# 571435 203-379-0193

FENCING

Cornerstone Fence & Ornamental Gates. All types of fence. Res/Comm. AFA Cert. Ins’d. Call John Uvino 203237-GATE. CT Reg #601060

GUTTERS

GUTTERS DON’T WORK IF THEY’RE DIRTY For gutter cleaning, call Kevin at (203) 440-3279 Fully insured. CT Reg. #569127.

CONCRETE & CEMENT HIGHLANDCONTRACTOR.COM Seamless Gutters/Downspouts Gutter cleaning/repairs No Job Too Small. CT Reg #621315 (203) 675-8084

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

J. BOOBER CONSTRUCTION Additions, garages, remodeling, kitchens, bathrms, basements, decks, sunrooms. Lic’d & Ins’d. 203-265-0730 CT. Reg. #572880 FOR ALL Your Home Improvement Needs Call JP Wolfe Contracting Established 1983 CT Reg #0629780 203-269-5175 BEGO’S Masonry Retaining Walls, Brick and Block works Fireplace, Chimneys, Stairs, Stoops, Sidewalks, Masonry Repair and much more. Free est. 20yrs exp. CT# 601857 203-754-5034 or 203-565-7129

HOUSE CLEANING

HOUSECLEANING Home, office, res/com. Insured Done by an exp’d lady. Good refs. Call Ilda 203-234-7958/ 203-848-4781 ANNA’S Homecare Services We provide cleaning & elderly care services (live-in or liveout) We are insured & bonded. Take 50% off 2nd cleaning for new clients only. HCA#000514 Call for free est 860-505-7720

SIDEWALKS - CURBS Garage Floor Replacements 30 years of safe, professional craftsmanship. COMPLETE CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION SERVICES. Slabs, Stamped Pool Decks, Stamped Patios, Pavers, Walks, Retaining Walls. Visit www.icefighters.org (203) 294-9889 CT#612218

HOME DOCTOR All repairs A-Z Addt’s, kit., baths remod, water dam, seamless gut. Since ‘49. Credit & debit cards accepted. #573358 203-639-8389/715-8850

YOUR HOME or office will be sparkling clean. Free estimate. Good references. Insured. 10 yrs of exp. Call (203) 815-6630

DECK REPAIR & REPLACEMENT Call JP Wolfe Contracting Established 1983 CT Reg #0629780 203-269-5175 FROM your basic to your custom designed deck or give your old deck a facelift. Quality work. Lic’d journeyman carpenter. Reg. #0626386. Call 203-671-8950

PETE in the Pickup Junk Removal & Odd Jobs 203-886-5110

KITCHEN & BATH REMODELING

C&M CONSTRUCTION To ensure a quality job at a fair price. Call 203-630-6459 CT Reg #608488

LANDSCAPING

GARY Wodatch Landscape Svs. Hedge/tree trim., trimming over grown properties. Est 1985. All calls returned. #0620397. Office 203-235-7723 cell 860-558-5430 BILL RUDOLPH LANDSCAPING Paver walkways, retaining walls, drainage, shrub replacement, lawn repairs. Landscape design. Sidewalk renovation. Free Est. Lic #563661 203-237-9577

LANDSCAPING AND MORE Spring Clean-Ups. Tree Removal. Shrub & hedge trimming. Give us a call - we do it all! 860-982-5334 or 203-314-8511

JUNK REMOVAL JT’S LANDSCAPING, LLC Spring clean-ups & all your landscaping needs. Top Quality Work Fully Licensed & insured. 203-213-6528 CT Reg #616311

MR. HANDY Home Improvement & Repairs. No Job Too Small. CT Reg #624078 Call Larry (860) 877-5678

A-1 HANDYMANPLUS CT Reg #606277. Give us a Call - WE DO IT ALL! Free estimates. 203-631-1325

HARDWOOD FLOORING DECKS R US Custom built decks, walkways, pavers, fireplaces, stone work. Family Run Since 1949. #573358 Call 203-715-8850

JUNK REMOVAL

POLISH/ENGLISH speaking woman to clean house w/care. 2nd cleaning 50% off. Ins & bonded. Refs. 860-538-4885

HANDYPERSONS

DECKS WLFD- NORTHRIDGE Commons, spacious 1 & 2BR units. $725 - $875 & up 203-269-5770

ELECTRICAL SERVICE

BJ’S Dump Runs Junk Removal Services of All Kind Attics, Basements, Sheds, Gar. No Matter How Big or Small! Give Us a Call 203-676-9595!

IF YOU MENTION THIS AD Spring Clean-Ups. Clean Estates, Home, Attic, Bsmnt, Garage, Appliances, Furniture. Free est. 203-535-9817 or 860-575-8218

RC HARDWOOD FLOORS, LLC Install, finish & refinishing. All repairs. Big & Small jobs. Free estimates. HIC. #0612038. Call (203) 723-2175

MOWING

HEATING & COOLING

DON’T Wait til it’s too late. Annual AC tune-up. Call Duane Co. Quality work. Major credit cards. Low rates. 203-379-8944 #400335-S1

JUNK REMOVAL & MORE! We clean Estates, Homes, Attics, Bsmt, Gar, Yard, Appliances ***FREE ESTIMATES*** 203-535-9817 or 860-575-8218

Precision Cut Lawns Owner Operated since 1982 Southington, Meriden, Wlfd Reliable, affordable, free est. Satisfaction Guaranteed! Res/Comm Fully ins. CT566423 203-715-0101 or 860-621-6822


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The Berlin Citizen — Thursday, June 2, 2011 ROOMS FOR RENT MERIDEN CLEAN SAFE ROOMS Heat, elec, HW incld. E.Side, kit privileges, off-st park. $125/wk. + sec. Call 12-8pm 203-630-3823 or www.Meridenrooms.com

NORTH HAVEN Meadowstone Motel- Off I-91. Sat. TV, furn’d. Daily/Wkly On Bus Line. 203-239-5333

Looking for the perfect new home for your Mother, Father, Aunt, Friend or Yourself?…….

You Found It! S a g e Po n d P l a c e

WANTED TO RENT

LANDSCAPING LAWNMOWING, Spring Cleanups, hedge trimming, brush & tree removal. Dump Runs. Junk Removal. Don 203-235-1318 RETAINING Walls, Paver Walkways and Patios. Licensed and insured. Free estimates. CT#615434 For all your landscape needs call 203-927-2681 COMMERCIAL and Residential Spring Clean Up, Aerating & Dethatching , Mowing. Much more. Lic & insured. CT#615434. (203) 927-2681 STUMP GRINDING Multiple stump discounts. Fully insured. Call Mark at Eagle Stump Grinding 203-704-0821 RICK’S AFFORDABLE Mowing, clean-ups, mulch, brush, pricker & small tree removal. Trim hedges. Clean Gutters & Power wash. 203530-4447.

PAINTING/ WALLPAPERING

HALLMARK PAINTING & Wallpapering & Pressure Washing. Since 1985. Now booking for Spring & Summer Iinterior & exterior painting & pressure washing. Free estimates. Fully insured. CT REG #0560720. 203-269-3369

LAWN & GARDEN ROTOTILLING Garden Bill with Troy Bilt. No garden too small. (203) 294-1160 COUNTRY Ciub Landscapes LLC Dark natural mulch $25/yard Landscape Projects Call 860-704-0008

MASONRY JIMMY’S MASONRY Stonewalls, steps, patios, chimneys, all types. Lic. & Ins’d. 26 yrs exp. Call for free est. 860-2744893 CT. Reg. #604498 EGLIS Masonry Brick walls, stone walls, walkways, patios, chimneys, retaining walls. CT# 611784 (203) 465-9806 FAZO Masonry Free est. 28 Yrs exp. Pool decks, patio, pavers, stone wall, steps, walks, stucco, chimneys. Repairs. 10% off. 203-759-0879 CT Reg# 568080 http://euromasonry.tripod.com W. BOOBER MASONRY 25 yrs exp in all types of masonry. CT Reg # 0626708 Call 203-235-4139

PAVING

D & G PAVING Over 25 yrs exp. Paving, seal coating, concrete work. CT Reg#0577005. 203-237-6058

PLUMBING

A1 QUALITY ROOTER SEWER/DRAIN CLEANING SERVICE Family owned & operated since 1981. John Rees 203-235-8504, 860-223-1197 or 203-294-1421

DON’T Flush money down the drain, call Duane Plumbing, heating. Quality work, low rates Major credit cards accptd. 203379-8944 lic. #283401 P1

POWER WASHING Is Spring cleaning

PAUL’S MASONRY - New & Repairs. Stone walls, arches, chimneys, sidewalks, fireplace. Free est. #614863. 203-706-9281 S & H MASONRY LLC Stonewalls, steps, chimneys, concrete, retaining walls, FPs, Lic/Ins. #607639. 203-376-0355

Roofing, Siding & Gutters

Siding, roofing, windows, decks, sunrooms, additions.

Residential/Commerical. CT Reg #621315 (203) 675-8084

203-237-0350

HIGHLANDCONTRACTOR.COM

Nestled off the road in a quiet, wooded setting!

Brand New Beautiful 1 Bedroom Apartments in Berlin For Active Adults 55 and better

HOUSES FOR SALE

Only $950 Central air! Intercom system! Fully applianced kitchens On-site laundry! with frost free refrigerator, Library with computer range with self cleaning oven, workstation! dishwasher, garbage disposal! Ample on-site parking! Community room with fireplace Picnic area with grill! and full service kitchen! 24-hr. maintenance! Secure three-story building with elevators!

CT Reg. #516790 Siding, roofing, windows, decks, sunrms, additions. 203-237-0350. CT Reg. #516790

Gonzalez Construction

C&M CONSTRUCTION

Roofing, siding, windows, decks, gutters & remodeling.

To ensure a quality job at a fair price. Call 203-630-6459 CT Reg #608488

Fully licensed/insured. CT Reg.# 577319

O’CONNOR HOME IMPROVEMENT, LLC

TOP SOIL SAND & FILL

203-639-0231 Lic. & ins. Free est. Work performed by owner. CT Reg #602521

Gonzalez Construction Roofing, siding, windows, decks, gutters & remodeling.

203-639-0032

Call Now! $234,900 REDUCED! 3BR, 2 full bath cape. Remodeled kitchen w/pantry, living room w/pellet stove, and formal dining room. Spacious bedroooms, hardwood flooring. 1car garage. Linda 203-265-5618

Fully license/insured. CT Reg# 577319

SEPTIC SERVICES

A-1 Quality Powerwashing HOT WATER, LOW RATES

SEPTIC SERVICE & INSTALLATIONS REAL ESTATE INSPECTIONS LICENSED STATE OF CT & RI

also accepting applications for Affordable Units Income Restriction Apply Merit Properties, Inc. Financed by CHFA CONDOMINIUMS FOR SALE

BEAUTIFUL FARM FRESH Screened Top Soil. Fill, Sand & Stone, Mulch. Picked up or delivered. No minimum. Cariati Developers, Inc. 203-238-9846

HAZELWOOD EXCAVATING Dry farm screened topsoil and colored mulch. YOU can be the boss of this 8 bedroom 3 bath 3 family home. This traditional floor plan delivers a casual living rm, eat in kitchen w/appliances, 2 units w/laundry & nice front porch. $135,000. Sue 203-265-5618

203-269-0135 TREE SERVICES

GARY WODATCH LLC Tree Removal, All calls returned Reg #0620397. Quick courteous service. Office 203-235-7723 or Cell 860-558-5430 YARDLEY TREE SERVICE.com Fair, reasonable. Free estimates. Reg. Insured. 203-440-0402 or 860-595-4159

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LAVIGNE’S TREE SERVICE

WALLINGFORD - 16 Shady Dr. (off Long Hill Rd) 4BR, 1 1/2 bath, 1500sf home on .57 acres. New kitchen, bath & deck. Level lot. Exc. neighborhood. Priced to sell! $269,900. Call 203-679-2137

IN BUSINESS 30 YRS. Tree removal. Stump grinding. Crane Service. Free Estimates. Fully insured. 203-294-1775 lavignestreeservicellc.com

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GOT STUMPS?

www.pumpyourseptic.net CT#612218

Stump grinding done at reasonable prices. Extra discount for 3 or more. Call (203) 671-8950

SERVICES OFFERED

PRICKER REMOVAL Cornerstone Fence & Ornamental Gates. All types of fence. Res/Comm. AFA Cert. Ins’d. Call John Uvino 203237-GATE. CT Reg #601060

(860) 828-3958

HOUSES FOR SALE

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Thursday, June 2, 2011 — The Berlin Citizen

Press Set Up Technician/Lead Person Minimum of five years experience in a progressive tooling environment utilizing Minster presses required. Must have experience with Wintriss controls, servo feeds and sensor technology.

Die Maker/ Model Maker Must be able to work independently on complex prototypes as well as build and debug progressive dies. Competitive compensation packages, profit sharing and 401K matching. EOE Send resumes or apply in person at Lyons Tool and Die Att: Human Resources 185 Research Parkway Meriden, CT 06450 Or via e-mail at - human.resources@lyons.com

HELP WANTED

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CHESHIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER MIDDLE SCHOOL Exciting opportunity for individual who possesses excellent interpersonal skills, high energy level, creativity and the ability to work with all levels of students in a team teaching atmosphere. Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of, and the ability to teach all levels of middle school social studies. The ability to create a positive, enthusiastic, dynamic classroom atmosphere implementing cooperative learning and participation in classroom activities is necessary. Connecticut Teaching Certificate or the ability to qualify, with appropriate endorsement(s) and expertise in curriculum subareas. (Certificate #026, 027, 226) CLOSING DATE: June 17, 2011 4:00 p.m.

SALES REP We need an outgoing, self motivated sales rep to call on local companies to help them build their business through advertising with our many media options.

Must have a telemarketer’s mentality with great customer service and the confidence/expertise to close a sale. Sales experience required We provide an hourly wage with a great commission program. Please email resume to: hcianciullo@ record-journal.com or mail to Record-Journal Heather Cianciullo Business Development Sales Manager 11 Crown Street Meriden, CT 06450 No phone calls please LYMAN FARMS INC., MIDDLEFIELD, CT. needs 2 temporary workers 6/1/2011 to 12/1/2011, work tools, supplies, equipment provided without cost to worker. Housing will be available without cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day. Transportation reimbursement and subsistence is provided upon completion of 15 days or 50% of work contract. Work is guaranteed for 3/4 of the workdays during the contract period. $10.25 per hr. Applicants to apply contact CT Department of Labor at 860-263-6020. Job order #CT4558921. May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of fruit and vegetables crops including, but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. 1 months experience in duties listed required.

BAKERY//Coffee Shop Part TimeAssist w/cust service & other bakery duties. We will train. Apply in person, 10am-1pm: New England Muffin Factory 1678 Mer-Wtby Tpke, Milldale MECHANICAL Assemblers Several 1st shift temp positions with possibility of hire. Stable work history, able to read blueprints & work with variety of hand tools. Able to pass background check $17-20 IMMEDIATE NEED. A. R. Mazzotta (203) 949-4242

OKAY INDUSTRIES is a wellestablished, successful, growing and highly regarded manufacturer of precision stamped components and assemblies is currently hiring for the following positions: TOOL AND DIE MAKERS: Candidates must have proven ability to troubleshoot complex progressive dies and be an authority in making tooling components efficiently. Must be capable of assembling the most complex progressive dies and have leadership skills to lead a group through new complex tool builds. 10+ years exp. a must. PROD SUPPORT TOOLMAKER 2ND SHIFT: Successful Candidates must have ability to support production by maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing progressive die tooling in press production. Candidates must also be able to build and maintain spare parts for tooling and communicate with others to coordinate activities necessary to maintain production. CNC OPERATORS: Successful candidates must be familiar w/operation of CNC machining centers in a fast paced environment. Must also be capable of using measuring tools such as micrometers and Micro-Hites. Ability to change tools and make offsets a plus. CNC SET-UP/PROGRAMMER: Successful candidates must be capable of setting up, troubleshooting, and programming CNC machining centers using MASTERCAM Mill , level 2 or 3. Send resumes to: Human Resources OKAY INDUSTRIES, INC. PO Box 2470 New Britain, CT 06050 Fax: 860-225-7047 OR E-mail: stamp@okayind.com

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TO APPLY: Call the Job Opportunities Line at (203) 250-2411. Leave your name, address and the EXACT title of the position for which you are applying and an application will be mailed to you. EOE CHESHIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER MIDDLE SCHOOL Exciting opportunity for individuals with excellent interpersonal skills, high energy level, creativity and a strong desire to work in a dynamic setting. Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of, and the ability to teach all students reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in a heterogeneous, teamed academic environment. The ability to create a positive, enthusiastic, dynamic classroom atmosphere implementing cooperative learning and participation in classroom activities is necessary. The candidate must also possess the ability to work with department and team members in developing and implementing curriculum. Experience working in a workshop model is a plus. Connecticut Teaching Certificate or the ability to qualify, with appropriate endorsement(s) and expertise in curriculum subareas. (Certificate #004, 006, 015, 06, 215) CLOSING DATE: June 17, 2011 4:00 p.m. TO APPLY: Call the Job Opportunities Line at (203) 250-2411. Leave your name, address and the EXACT title of the position for which you are applying and an application will be mailed to you. EOE

CHESHIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS .9 STRING & INSTRUMENTAL/ BAND MUSIC TEACHER MIDDLE SCHOOL LEVEL Exciting opportunity for energetic individual with a love and understanding of music and middle school students. Candidates need to be knowledgeable in string pedagogy with attention to kinesthetic instructional detail, demonstrate outstanding musicianship and have a passion for developing musical excellence with students. Candidates must be able to teach heterogeneous classes with varying levels of student abilities including full ensemble rehearsals and small group lessons. Experience with woodwinds, brass and percussion instruments preferred. The candidate must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of and the ability to teach adolescents. The ability to create a positive enthusiastic and dynamic class atmosphere is a must. QUALIFICATIONS: Connecticut Teaching Certificate or the ability to qualify, with appropriate endorsement(s), and expertise in curriculum sub-areas. (Certificate #049)

.6 ART TEACHER ELEMENTARY LEVEL Exciting opportunity for individual who possesses excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, high energy level, creativity and the ability to work with all levels of students. Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of and the ability to teach all levels elementary school art. The ability to create a positive, enthusiastic, dynamic classroom atmosphere implementing cooperative learning and participation in classroom activities is necessary. Connecticut Teaching Certificate or the ability to qualify, with appropriate endorsement(s) and expertise in curriculum sub-areas. (Certificate#042)

SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST ELEMENTARY LEVEL Directly teach students in Grades 1-6, using state standards, formative assessment, and best practices teaching and learning strategies. Collaborate with other district librarians to develop benchmark assessments and library research performance tasks and rubrics. Assist students with print and electronic research and problem-solving. Teach Internet safety and search skills. Sustain and build the school’s library collection. Enhance, with teachers and principals, positive and life-long reading habits and attitudes in all students. Develop an atmosphere in the library that is welcoming and communicates expectations for analytic thinking, questioning, intellectual curiosity, and the pursuit of credible evidence. QUALIFICATIONS: Connecticut teaching certificate or the ability to qualify, with appropriate endorsement(s) and expertise in curriculum sub-areas. (Certificate #062 or 048)

2-SCHOOL COUNSELORS ELEMENTARY LEVEL Exciting opportunity for individuals who possess excellent interpersonal skills, high energy level, creativity and the ability to work with all levels of students. The candidate will display team work, commitment, and a desire to be a part of a dynamic guidance team. The duties include but are not limited to: ability to implement developmental guidance curriculum for elementary grades, provide academic counseling on a individual or group basis, register and orient students, assist in the administration of test, identify and assist students with potential academic problems, assist with the delivery of health programs in conjunction with classroom teachers, school nurses and health educators, provide understanding of the needs of special education students and participate in PPT’s to develop student program modifications. QUALIFICATIONS: Connecticut teaching certificate or the ability to qualify, with appropriate endorsement(s) and expertise in curriculum sub-areas (Certificate #068)

CLOSING DATE: JUNE 17, 2011-4:00 p.m. TO APPLY: Call Job Opportunities Line at 203-250-2411. Leave your name, address and the EXACT title of the position for which you are applying and an application will be mailed to you. If you are applying for more than 1 position, you must request an application for each position. EOE

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CARPET CLEANING 10 Immediate Openings $500+ per week. 203-759-1392

PART TIME: LIGHT ASSEMBLY. Year round and summer opportunities available. Flexible hours 9AM-2PM, 10-20 hours per week. $10/HR. Comfortable, Air Conditioned facility. Precision Graphics, East Berlin CT call 860-248-2048

COOK FT/PT Two Restaurants Experience preferred. Call 860-538-2645 or 860-621-0522 TEACHER ASSITANT Preschool two’s classroom. Northwest Children’s Center, Cromwell. Must have or be working on Associate Degree in ECE-CD NAEYC accredited, full-time, benefits. EOE. August train, Sept start. Call Suzanne 860-635-3485

SHEET METAL HELPER/APPRENTICE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED, STEADY WORK, EXCELLENT BENEFITS. CALL 860-828-3762 TELEPHONE SALES-Non-profit organization has evening shifts 5:30-8:30 & Sat 10-1. Available for residential calling to sponsor education & community service events year-around. Salary + bonus. Call 203-269-5138

HELP WANTED

TEST SHOOTER Temp., PT/FT Position for Ballistics Lab Asst. Shooting and reloading, experience helpful but not required. Apply in person at: Lyman Products Corp. 475 Smith Street Middletown, CT 06457 VET Tech With Experience. Full time for small animal veterinary clinic in Cheshire. Please fax resume to 203-439-0961

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WEEKEND OBIT CLERK 2:30pm-4:30pm Sat & Sun and holidays. Must be able to type 50 wpm, use the internet, be detail-oriented, work independently and be able to multi task. Apply in person: Record-Journal 11 Crown St Meriden, CT 06450


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