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Volume 2, Number 35

Cheshire’s Hometown Newspaper

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Local geology intertwined with Cheshire history

School board passes $66 million budget

By Joy VanderLek

The Cheshire Citizen

By Jeff Gebeau

The Cheshire Citizen

There’s almost nothing Charles Dimmick would rather do than talk about rocks. Dimmick, Central Connecticut State University professor emeritus of geology and certified geologist, did just that at his recent talk at the Cheshire Historical Society on April 27. Dimmick unearthed interesting facts and stories in his presentation to show how first copper and then barite mining affected Cheshire from its earliest beginnings. A number of tales handed down includes one about two adventurers from Britain who started prospecting and discovered copper in the late 1600s. It was a time when Cheshire was still a part of Wallingford. Central Connecticut State University Professor of Geology Emeritus, Charles It’s been said the men filled two ships with copper ore from Cheshire. Un- Dimmick, left, discusses barite and copper mining duirng an event at the Cheshire Historical Society April 27. Dimmick is shown with his son, Wesley, | Joy VanderLek / The Cheshire CItizen See Geology / Page 9 and CHS President Diane Calabro.

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density, noise and trash. Despite those concerns, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted 7-1, April 28, to approve the application from Core Development LLC. The project is called an infill development, meaning it is part of an effort to concen-


its neighbors. Some residents raised concerns that traffic on Route 10, which is already A 13-unit residential de- heavy at certain times of the velopment is set to be built day, will get worse as the deat the corner of South Main velopment’s residents come Street and Elmwood Drive, and go. The neighbors say increased traffic will make near the high school. The development, at 589 the road more dangerous. South Main St., has been a They’ve also raised the issues source of controversy among of property values, housing

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The Board of Education voted unanimously May 1 to pass a $66,008,180 budget that funds full-day kindergarten, leaving the program with one final hurdle to clear before it reaches fruition. Because the budget is $882,441 less than the board sought, it had to offset fullday kindergarten funding with other reductions, one of which involves reallocation of $255,000 from the capital to the full-day kindergarten budget. Since the funds were appropriated by the Town Council, shifting them requires its approval. “I hate to sound a cautionary note,” said Gerald Brittingham, board chairman. “But, it’s not over yet.” Brittingham said that implementation of the program is dependent upon the reallocation. However, prior to the board’s meeting, School Superintendent Greg Florio said that planning and preparation for full-day kindergarten are in progress, irrespective of the council’s decision on the budgetary maneuver, which it is expected to make at its May

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At 90, memories remain vivid of wartime Poland In March, my mother marked her 90th birthday. It was a small celebration, in keeping with her “don’t make a fuss” attitude. Now, at a time when people are living longer, marking nine decades of life is not unusual. But I mention my mother’s achievement be-

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millions of people who lived through those same terrible times. But, for all of that, my mom doesn’t speak of those years with bitterness. What got her through was the strong support of her family and the even stronger faith in God they all shared. It was faith in God’s incredible love that gave my mother, and people like her, hope, incredible hope in the face of incredible trials. During the hardship of the second World War, it was the faith of my mother, and people like her, that helped

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A good laugh for Mother’s Day Editor’s note: While Mother’s Day is filled with sentiment and warm-fuzzy thoughts — as well it should be — there’s another side of motherhood to explore. There are lots of moms who appreciate how much a sense of humor can help when it comes to the world’s toughest job. We’ve gathered a few famous quotes on the topic from a range of observers. Share a laugh with your mother this Mother’s Day and see which of these funny quotes rings true for her experience.

“I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.” — Phyllis Diller “The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for 30 years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.” — Calvin Trillin “A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” — Tenneva Jordan “My mother’s menu consisted of

two choices: Take it or leave it.” — Buddy Hackett “Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.” — Lisa Alther “My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.” — Mark Twain “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” — Milton Berle “When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you an-

swer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.” — Erma Bombeck (And a few last thoughts from that prolific writer “author unknown.”) “Working mothers are guinea pigs in a scientific experiment to show that sleep is not necessary to human life.” — Unknown “I’d like to be the ideal mother, but I’m too busy raising my kids.” — Unknown “To the world you might just be one person, but to one person you might be the world.” — Unknown

Sterling situation stresses journalistic downside The Donald Sterling outrage that has spread like a prairie wildfire across the realm of sports has another side to which the impetuous pay little heed. Before anybody even slightly misconstrues what I’m about to say, I was mortified by the comments that apparKen ently express Lipshez Sterling’s From the Lip true feelings. How dare he evaluate another human being based on skin color? How ignorant could he be to belittle the very people who are the heartbeat of his business’ existence? What he said was despicable, and the eloquent message that new commissioner Adam Silver delivered was right on target. I feel for Doc Rivers, Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the rest of the Los Angeles Clippers, who presently are competing on the NBA’s biggest stage with a knot in the pit of their stomachs. I feel for the team’s fans, wondering whether they should boycott

the games as a response to Sterling’s hypocrisy or root for a gallant group with a legitimate chance to win the NBA championship. Is there truly a person on the face of the planet who feels any remorse for Sterling? If there is, he or she better express themselves carefully, perhaps in the middle of a desert or a rocket ship to Mars, which brings me to the point made by Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar among others. Something is truly amiss when people in the comfort of their own homes can have their innermost thoughts recorded clandestinely and broadcast across the face of the Earth. From what I’ve read, it sounds pretty obvious this V. Stiviano set Sterling up like a bowling pin. Evidence seems to suggest that she engaged in embezzlement and subsequently blackmail. It’s said that Sterling is, or was, an astute, calculating businessman, but the temptation of a beautiful woman and the egotism that comes with having her on his arm in public reinforces his image as a doddering 80-year-old buffoon. Jabbar forcefully noted in a column

Something is truly amiss when people in the comfort of their own homes can have their innermost thoughts recorded clandestinely and broadcast across the face of the Earth. The garbage that gets passed off by amateurs in the social media can never replace honest journalism, for if it is accepted by the mainstream as such, it will shake the very foundation and principles upon which our great nation was founded. for, “She was like a sexy nanny playing ‘pin the fried chicken on the Sambo.’ She blindfolded him and spun him around until he was just blathering all sorts of incoherent racist sound bites that had the news media peeing themselves with glee.” Our news sources are tripping over themselves, procuring quotes from the basketball cognoscenti all the way to the White House, on how contemptible Sterling’s comments were. I feel such coverage is an insult to the intelligent reader. We know that most everybody is mortified by Sterling’s blather. The best

stories I’ve read clued me in about who and what V. Stiviano appears to be and the messages Sterling sent out long ago that established him as being racially insensitive. What journalism has become makes me sick. I refuse to mention the two sleaze-driven websites that thrust this “news” into the public eye, and speak to the contradictory nature of our contemporary culture. People from liberal think tanks like the ACLU were up in arms when it was suggested that surveillance cameras be used on public streets to help law enforcement identify potential

troublemakers. But recording somebody without their knowledge and using it to expose their frailties is fine in satiating our society’s clamoring for celebrity dirt. Here’s what I choose to take from the episode. Sterling, after publicly apologizing to Magic Johnson, Doc Rivers, the Clippers and their fans, should be forced to sell the team. A portion of the proceeds should be earmarked for organizations that sincerely promote diversity without prejudice. As Silver said, the NBA is in the midst of one of the most exciting postseasons in its glorious history and its integrity must be upheld. It has long been my belief that NBA players are the finest athletes in the world, and the league has been very progressive in bringing together people of all races, colors and creeds. The garbage that gets passed off by amateurs in the social media can never replace honest journalism, for if it is accepted by the mainstream as such, it will shake the very foundation and principles upon which our great nation was founded.

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Geology Today, barite is mainly used in the oil industry, as it’s four times as dense as water, it helps to prevent blow-outs when used in drilling. Barite is still being used in some paper production and glazing purposes. Dimmick also brought barite ore from the Jinny Hill mine and passed it around the audience. “All the shiny stuff with good cleavage is barite. All the dishwater gray is quartz, and then there’s the green, that’s the copper. They are intimately mixed.” Audience member Ron Gagliardi said, “in the old days, unscrupulous grocers would add barite to the flour to make it weigh more.” Dimmick agreed the material indeed was used as “an adulterant,” used to make things heavier. Among the five barite mines, there was a mine on Peck Lane near Schoolhouse Road. There also was one off Reinhard Road. “I found the mineshaft once and then never found it again,” Dimmick said. One person in the audience who grew up on Peck Lane remembered her mother telling her not to wander too far because “we’d fall into a horrible mineshaft.” Others asked what was mined at Quarry Village.

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“It was mined for traprock,” said Dimmick. Roads are paved with a composite made up of 90 percent traprock and 10 percent tar, he said. On previous excursions, Dimmick found copper pyrite and galena, but cautioned, “It is not safe there. The walls are not stable. Do not go in there.” Miners in Cheshire were recruited mainly from Cornwall, England and there were about 200 during Cheshire’s mining heyday. “The Cornish had a thousand years of mining experience for tin and rock that was somewhat similar in mining difficulty. They formed the backbone of Cheshire’s mining,” Dimmick said. As time passed, the miners became woven into the fabric of the town. “They become an important part of society here in Cheshire,” he said.


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fortunately, both ships sank before reaching England, so the cargo and the directors onboard were lost. The two men who stayed behind, “had a falling out of some sort,” which led to a brawl. Story has it, one was thrown down the mineshaft,” said Dimmick. Copper was later re-discovered in the early 1700s by John Parker on his farm (it later became Lassen’s Dairy farm). “I’m not surprised he found it,” Dimmick said. When it tarnishes, copper turns light to medium green. No other rock looks like it. The farm is in the area of the cross-dikes, one that’s famous among geologists. “We have a northsouth dike and an east-west dike. The cross-dikes,” he said. Barite and copper are associated with the dikes. It’s unclear what Parker found next. Dimmick passed around more rock samples, which some say “looks like gold.” Instead, it’s Fool’s Gold; it’s chalcopyrite. “You can get excited when you see something like this..... fools a lot of people.” However, rub the piece on porcelain for example, and a black streak results. If it’s real gold, there’d be a gold streak. Parker may also have found galena, lead sulfide. “I found galena south of there,” near the Hamden-Cheshire line, he said, pointing out there was some silver in it. And so Parker and others started digging and consequently there are several prospector pits are near the cross-dikes. After a decade, Wallingford granted leases to mine in 1712. The town paid John Parker off to give quit-claim to mining rights. There is a mineshaft, 10 feet by 10 feet in the vicinity of Boulder Knoll farm. Back in the 1970s when Dimmick visited, it was easy to find, now it’s filled in and can’t be found. Another huge dike is through the Notch, and Peck Mountain. It’s part of a huge dike system that starts in New Haven and goes through Cheshire and parts of Southington, said Dimmick. It’s lost under a lot of layer material, showing up again

as it goes into Massachusetts. The north-south dikes had a lot of copper. Copper and barite are intertwined in Cheshire’s mining story, because barite is one of the minerals associated with copper. Barite mines developed later. Mined barite initially traveled by canal and then by railroad until 1879, when the Peck Mountain mines closed, Dimmick said. Dimmick cleared up a couple of misconceptions. One is about the legend of “Jinny of Jinny Hill” discovering the barite. Prospectors in Jinny Hill looking for copper in the early 1800s, soon realized there was more barite than copper. Note that Jinny Hill, is not the named Jinny Hill of today. Once Jinny Hill reaches Coleman Road on the other side, that’s the original Jinny Hill barite discovery. Barite was mined in 40 years. As more water had to pumped out, the cost became prohibitive. As for barite’s purpose, normally it was used for paint at that time. Jinny Hill mines produced 160 tons of barite. Most went to the paint industry. Some went to making playing cards. Barite made the cards stiffer and weightier, easier to handle. Barite also was used as a glaze for pottery.

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On April 27, in an illustrious program observing Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation presented an unforgettable musical production honoring those who perished in the horrors of the Holocaust during World War II. The principal program was a moving multi-media interpretation of the stories of prisoners in the camps, combining music, chorus and instrumentalists with dramatic full screen pictures of the WWII concentration camps, interspersed with readings capturing a profound sense of one’s presence in the past. Held at First Congregational Church of Southington, the “Holocaust Cantata: Songs from the Camps,” with music by Donald McCullough, was per-

formed by two select choirs of Cheshire High School, the VIPs and Chromatix Ensemble, under the direction of Beth Malvezzi Rosenblatt, with the superlative piano and cello instrumentation of Mayjane Peluso and Celeste Cumming, respectively. The program began with a welcome by Rabbi Shelley Kovar Becker, a prayerfully moving candle lighting (Yom HaShoah) service and remarks by Barbi Liftman, past president of the Southington-based congregation. The GSJC are guardians of a Holocaust Torah discovered after World War II from the destroyed communities of Caslav and Golcuv-Jenikov in Bohemia. Extensive research and investigation by the Memorial Scrolls Trust of Westminster Synagogue in London revealed that the GSJC’s scroll is one of the oldest of the trust’s collecSee Remembrance / Page 12

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tion. The GSJC now has a fundraising goal of $20,000 for the restoration of the centuries old Torah. The principal program included songs, originally written in Polish, found in the archives of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Songs were written by prisoners

while incarcerated in Nazi concentration camps. The readings are based on interview transcripts, historical data and the story of Irena Augustynska Kafka. The work was premiered at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts March 17, 1998. The narration and slide show, however, were prepared by Cheshire choir students after research and

The Cheshire High School VIPs and Chromatix Ensemble with Director Beth Malvezzi Rosenblatt. the innermost voices of the heart, stirring a crescendo of unanticipated emotions in the sights and sounds of the multi-media presentation. The performance was an exquisite interpretation of song stories that pierced the depths of the soul, screaming within for human understanding. Yet, the overriding sense of the great courage of

reflection on the daunting subject matter. From the opening phrases of the cantata and throughout the concert, one realized that much more than the darkness of evil and human suffering of the story was being revealed. The Holocaust Cantata is a musical work that raises high the compelling courage and hope of

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College four. The 6-3, 190-pound midfielder has picked up 14 season by two freshmen with ground balls, scored one goal Cheshire ties, Tim Covel, and has two assists. Softball and John Cunningham. Lauren Fountain o f Covel, a 6-4, 205-pound defender, has picked up 18 Cheshire has 19 hits, 15 RBI ground balls for the Camels. and four stolen bases in 35 Cunningham, who attended games at Salve Regina in the Pomfret School, has Newport, R.I. played in 12 games and started From Page 14

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Baseball Notre Dame-West Haven 5, Cheshire 2: The Green Knights capitalized on four Cheshire errors - all but one of their runs was unearned - to post the SCC interdivisional victory at Quigley Stadium. The Rams, who had won seven of their previous eight, slipped to 7-4 while ND improved to 9-2. Ethan Lonardelli (4-2) was the hard-luck losing pitcher for Cheshire. He gave up eight hits, struck out four and walked none. Dan Schock and Ryan Pierpont had two hits apiece to account for four of Cheshire’s five hits. Matt Hickey had the other, singling to lead off the seventh. Schock singled him home. Lonardelli scored Cheshire’s first run on a fielder’s choice. Amity 6, Cheshire 2: The Rams split their season series with their SCC foes with a loss in Woodbridge. Matt Hickey had an RBI double and Altrin Kabashi added a sac fly to account for the Cheshire offense, who took a 2-0 lead after four innings. Amity had a five-run fourth inning to take control of the contest. Liam Davey (0-1) took the loss for Cheshire (7-5 overall, 3-2 Housy). He allowed four hits and four walks and

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Automobiles Wanted

Help Wanted

Condos For Rent

Apartments For Rent

CASH for any car, truck, van, SUV, motorcycle. Any Condition! Running or not! I’m not buying for scrap so I can pay more in most cases. 203-600-4431

SCHEDULING AND FINANCIAL COORDINATOR needed for a Progressive Dental Office. Must have excellent communication and computer skills. Opportunity for advancement while working with professional and supportive staff. Please fax resume to 203686-0378

CHESHIRE Comfortable 1 BR ground level. Newly painted & w-w carpet. Fully appl’d. AC. Small senior community. $950/mo. Lease & security. Call Frank 203-387-5220

SOUTHSIDE - Hanover Ave 1 BR $725/month + security, 1 year lease. No pets. On site laundry. Off street parking. 203-265-7094.

CASH Paid for any Toyota car, truck, van or SUV. Any condition, running or not. 203-233-2989

Auto Parts

Houses For Sale

CHEVY 396, 4Bolt Block, standard bore, 3955272 Cast Number, C-11-9 Cast Date $675. Call 203 859.1664 Mike after 4p.m.

CAMPER- 1995 27 footer for sale with bunk beds. Like new inside & out. Must see! 203-269-8950

Boats and Motors KAYAK 14’ Necky Zoar Sport with Rudder, Lime Green, with cockpit cover. $650. Call 860 645-7245.

DID YOU READ THIS? Odds are in your favor that others will too. That is how good advertising works. Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Call us: (203) 238-1953 KAYAK Model 126 with Dihedral Hull and twin hatches with carry handles. $300. Call 203-634-0765. KAYAK PADDLES Werner Camano. 220 cm. Straight shaft. Excellent condition. Used in fresh water only. Black with red blades. $175 firm. and Werner Camano 230cm. Straight shaft. Blue with white blades $75 firm. Call (860) 645-7245

SPRING SPECIAL MERIDEN- 1BR $750/month. HEAT, HOT WATER & ELECTRIC INCLUDED. Private Balcony. 203-639-4868 MER. 1 & 2 BRs starting $750. H/HW included. Off st parking. Avail immediately. 1027 Old Colony Rd. 203-639-8751

Campers & Trailers 2009 24’ FLAGSTAFF Fifth Wheel Camper 1 Slideout. Many Extras. Like New. Lightweight. $18,500. 203-272-8247

Apartments For Rent

WALLINGFORD - 146 North St. Well maintained Colonial, 1 house away from N. Main. 3BR, 2.5BA, 1620 SF W/additional 260 SF, fin. bonus room & Bsmnt. open floor plan, gas FP, wood floors, granite counter tops, 1st floor lndry. C/A, gas heat, vaulted ceilings in BR, alarm sys. & much more. Short walk to DT, shops & more. $370,000. 860-808-7698

Condos For Sale CHESHIRE- Quarry Village condo for sale by owner. Mint. 1,368 sf 2 BR. w/ 3rd BR/office or den. 1.5 bath, living room, dining room, slider to deck, fireplace, attached garage, granite in Kit. and baths, stable. Association fees $285/month. Cul-de-sac, forested back yard, walk out basement. $227,500. 203-500-2796

Always a sale in Marketplace. SPRING LAKE VILLAGE 2BR/2BA condo. Rare 1st flr end unit w/ grg only steps away. Move in ready. Fresh paint, refin. kitch. cabs., new carpet. Lots of closets & storage rm. Sec. bldg. in 55+ community. Clubhouse, pool, tennis, garden. Won’t last long @ $126,900. Call Greg 860463-8403 9AM-7PM.

Mobile Homes For Sale

MER. Furn. Apts. East Side Incl Heat, HW, Elec. 2nd flr. Studio, $180/wk+ sec. 203630-3823 12pm-8pm www. MER. West side 1 BR, 2nd flr, includes heat, hot water & elec. Oak flooring, w/d in apt $1062/mo + sec. Call 12pm-8pm 203-634-1195 MER-2 BRs, $850-$975. Heat/hot water included. Off st parking. Ask about 1 mo. free. 203 886-7016 MERIDEN. Lge 3 br, 1st flr, newly remod. Laundry room with W/D hookups. Sec. req. $1000/mo.. Available immed. 860-208-9567 MERIDEN - 1 & 2 bedrm, extra clean, hardwood floors, spacious apt’s. Off St. parking, extra storage, Sec. 8 ready. $650-$850. 914-760-2976 MERIDEN 1 BR, Off st parking. Wall to Wall Carpets, Appls, $795/mo. Heat & HW incl. No pets. Security & refs req. 203 238-7133 MERIDEN - 2 Bedroom, newly renovated, large living room, dining room, no smoking or pets. $800/ month. 860-655-3888 MERIDEN - 3 bdrm, 2nd floor incl. heat/hot water, hardwood floors, appl, off St. prk. N/S/pets. $1,100/ mo. 203-444-5722 MERIDEN - 4 bedroom, Washer & Dryer hook-ups, off street parking. $1200.00 per month. Plus security. Call 860-508-6877.

WLFD. JUDD SQUARE - 1Br. $725/$750. Central air, no pets. Credit check. Available June 1st. Call 203265-3718

Rooms For Rent MER Clean Safe Rms. Inclds. H, HW, Elec, Kit Priv. E side. off-st park. $125/wk.+ sec. 12-8pm 203-630-3823 NORTH Haven Meadowstone Motel- Off I-91. Satellite TV. Short Stay/Daily/Weekly. On Bus Line. Visa/MC/Discover 203-239-5333 WALLINGFORD Lovely, Lge Furnished Bdrm, Rec Rm & Bath. All Utils, TV, Cable, Refrig, Freezer & Laundry Included. 203 269-8166.

SPRING Riding Lesson Specials! Call 203-2381600 for details or visit www.rosehavenstables. com

It’s so easy Pay for your Record-Journal subscription with your credit card. For your convenience we accept MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express. Call (203) 634-3933 to order your subscription today.

WALLINGFORD Lovely, Lge Furnished Bdrm, Rec Rm & Bath. All Utils, TV, Cable, Refrig, Freezer & Laundry Included. 203 269-8166.

DRIVER - Class A, Current Medical Card. Must have exp. driving dump truck w/trailer attached. Must also be willing to do labor work. Start Immediately. Call 203-294-0657.

NAUGATUCK. New listing. 2 BR, 2 bath, dbl wide, paved drive. Liberty 860-747-6881

MERIDEN - Wallingford Line Large 2 BR Modern Condos. Laundry. No pets. $900+ Utils. (203) 245-9493

Houses For Rent

PROFESSIONAL Dog Groomer/ Pet Stylist for Small individual owned salon in Wallingford. Please call 203639-0065 or 203-284-1101 Ask for Cori

PLAINVILLE. 15 Crown St. 3 BR, 1700 sq. ft. home, porches, DR, LR, w/fireplace. Kit/pantry, appls, w/d hkp, oil heat. $1325/mo + sec. No pets. 860-303-6165

PLANTSVILLE- 3BR, 1BA, 2nd floor, $1000 plus sec., includes heat, water, garbage, stove and fridge included. N/S. 860-538-2483 SOUTHINGTON Across from YMCA, 2nd floor, 2 bedrm. $800 + security + utilities. References & credit check. Call 203-245-2388

METAL - Spinning lathe, $900. For more details & info call 203-630-2599. SCHWINN Chopper bicycle, hardly used, $100. 203.631.4597

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DREXEL Heritage love seat with slip cover, very good condition, floral design $275.00 Medium size refrigerator, white, $50, car bubble for storage, $35. Call 203.631.4597

MERIDEN - 100 Paddock Ave, 2 car garage, extra large bays, safe, good area, vacant, immediate occupancy, $300/month + 1 mo sec, elec included, reference check, 203-2694156 or 203-430-1623

ELECTROLUX CANISTER VACUUM CLEANER, all attachment w/ extra bags and filters, good shape $250 OBO. 203-634-1203

Pets For Sale

BULLDOG PUPPIES $550+, Poodle Mix Puppies $350+, Bengal Kittens, $450+. Vet checked, shots, health guarantee. 860-828-7442.

MOUNTAIN BIKE Specialized Rock Hopper with RockShox, Purple/Blue with Speedometer. $175. Call 860 645-7245.

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Call us: (203) 238-1953

Garage and Storage Space

ADORABLE MORKIE PUPPIES Born 2/5/14, 2 females, 2 males, non shed, lovable & playful, 1st vet check & shots, healthy. 203-376-1182

Furniture & Appliances BRAND NEW - Kenmore Elite 6 burner gas drop-in top, never used, still in wrap; Double oven built-in, never used, still in wrap, frigid air. $1,500 for both. Call anytime, (203) 2840324.

SUMMER Program starting June 23, Mon-Thurs 9-12. Lessons every day, grooming & much more. Horse shows on Thurs for parents to watch. $200. Call for more info 203-265-3596.

Furniture & Appliances

Wanted to Buy 1, 2 or 3 Items or an estate $$$ CA$H $$$ 203-237-3025 ESTATE SALE SERVICE Costume Jewelry, Antiques, paintings, Meriden-made items, toys, lamps 1-2 ITEMS Silverware, China, Glass. Furniture, 50’s Items. Whole Estates 203 238-3499 AARON’S BUYING Old Machinist Tools, Lathes, Bench Tools Hand Tools, Much More. (203) 525-0608

Local. Local. Local. Your Marketplace. ALL CASH FOR MILITARY ITEMS 203-237-6575

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Electronics ALWAYS BUYING CASH PAID Vintage Electronics, Musical Instruments, Amps, Ham Equipment, HiFi, Radios, CB, Guitars, Audio Equipment. 860 707-9350

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Wanted to Buy

MERIDEN Large 2 BR, 2nd flr. Like new. Hardwood flrs. On site laundry & parking. 2 months security. No pets. 860-810-2941. MERIDEN Nice, Lg 2 BR, Top Fl. Balcony, Laundry fac., off st parking. E. Main St. 2 mos sec, credit ck. $800. No pets. 203 284-0597

Help Wanted

WALLINGFORD 2 BR, 2nd floor, North Main St Victorian. No pets/smoke. $1000/ mo. + utils + 2 mos. sec Avail 6/1. 203-269-5973



LABRADOR Retriever pups. AKC reg, OFA cert. Health guarantee, parents used in therapy. $950 860-681-5402 www.RedRiverRetrievers. com PET SITTER WANTED. Person needed to “babysit” my toy poodle in your home. No other pets, please. Secure outdoor area or fenced in yard preferred. Call Donna, 860276-8703 SIBERIAN Husky Puppies for sale. Born March 5. $600. 3 Males, 2 Females. 203-314-0004

Cindy’s Unique Shop CONSIGNMENT 32 North Colony St Wallingford (203) 269-9341 2 levels, 1800 SF of Consigned Home Decor & Furnishings. 30 Day Layaways Available. $5 Off a purchase $25 or more. $10 off a purchase $100 or more. Check us out on Facebook. Ample Free Parking in Our Lot. Free Gift w/$15 or more purchase. Hours Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri 9:305 Thurs 9:30-6, Sat 10-5, Sun 11-4

DEE’S ANTIQUES Buying Collectibles, Jewelry & Silver. China, Glass, Military, Musical. Anything old & unusual. Single item to an estate. 203-235-8431 MUSIC Max City. We are buying instruments and gear. Tell us what you have, get paid today. Call 203-517-0561 WANTED: Antiques, Costume Jewelry, Old Toys, Military Items. Anything Old. Open 6 days. 18 South Orchard St Wallingford CT 06492 or call 203-284-3786

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BUSINESSES & SERVICES Attics & Basement Cleaned


PETE IN THE PICKUP Junk Removal and More No Job too Big/Small We Do it All 860 840-8018

Local. Local. Local. Your Marketplace. Gary Wodatch Debris Removal of Any Kind. Homeowners, contractors. Quick, courteous svc. All calls returned. Ins. #566326. Office 203 235-7723 Cell 860 558-5430 GARY Wodatch Demolition Svs Sheds, pools, decks, garages. Quick, courteous svc. All calls returned. Ins. #566326 Cell 860-558-5430 Office 203-235-7723


Over 25 years experience. Call today for free est. Call 203-440-3535 Ct. Reg. #578887

A-1 HANDYMAN PLUS CT Reg #606277. Give us a Call-WE DO IT ALL! Free Estimates. 203-631-1325 HOUSE DOCTOR We do it all. 42 yrs. Family run since 1949. Carpentry, Plumbing & Electrical to Odd Jobs. CT# 635370 203 427-7828

Heating and Cooling

NEW ENGLAND DUCT CLEANING HVAC Air Duct & Dryer Vent Cleaning. Fully Insured. Not to Exceed Pricing. Call 203-915-7714

Electrical Services

Home Improvement

T.E.C. ELECTRICAL SERVICE LLC All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service SMALL JOBS WELCOME 203-237-2122

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


House Cleaning CLEANING If you don’t have time to clean, call me I will do everything you wish for a good price. Good References. Fully insured. Renata 860538-7963 or email: roniowa@

Junk Removal

Cornerstone Fence & Ornamental Gates. All types of fence. Res/Comm. AFA Cert. Insd. Call John Uvino 203-237GATE. CT Reg #601060

Gutters GUTTERS DON’T WORK IF THEY’RE DIRTY For gutter cleaning, Call Kevin (203) 440-3279 Fully ins. CT# 569127


Lawn & Garden

PETE IN THE PICKUP Junk Removal and More No Job too Big/Small We Do it All 860 840-8018

Gary Wodatch Landscape Svs. Hedge/tree trimming. Trim overgrown properties. Est 1985. All calls returned. #620397. Office 203-2357723 Cell 860 558-5430

SPRING CLEANUPS Lawn Mowing: Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly You decide! Call (203) 630-2152

JUNK REMOVAL & MORE! 25% OFF We remove Furniture, Appliances, And Entire contents of: Homes, Sheds, Estates, Attics, Basements, Garages & more. **Fall Yard Clean-ups.** FREE ESTIMATES LIC & INS. 203-535-9817 or 860-575-8218


ANDRE’S Carpentry HIC 637223 Decks, Additions, Windows, Siding, Roofing. Total Interior Home Improvement. No Job Too Small. Fully Insured and Licensed. 860-575-6239.

GRADING, Drainage, Foundations, Trucking, Retaining Walls, Pavers, Water/Sewer/ Septic. Lic. #1682. Cariati Developers, Inc. 203-2389846 MC/Visa Accepted

Junk Removal


AFFORDABLE Repairs & Replacement Decks, Porches, Stairs & Railing, Windows, Doors. I can fix it or replace it. Work done by owner. 40+ years experience. Licensed & Ins. #578107 203 238-1449


INTERIOR Design by Joni & Co. Previous owner & teacher of Joni’s Painting and Interior Design for 35 years. Are you having trouble choosing colors for your home? Let me help you with your decorating. I can make this a joy for you not a job. Call Joan 203-440-3067 or 203-600-3234

WE HAVE DUMP TRUCK Registered and insured. Free on-site estimate. Any Questions? Call Ed

A&A LAWN CARE Dumpster Rentals. Spring Cleanups. Mulch. Walls, Walks & Patios. Free Est. #584101 Jim 203 237-6638 ACCEPTING Commercial & Residential grounds maintenance/complete lawn care. 25 yrs. exp. Srs. discount. 203-634-0211

Spring Clean-ups 20% OFF IF YOU Mention This Ad Spring Yard Clean-Ups Brush, Branches, Leaves, Storm Damage **JUNK REMOVAL** Appl’s, Furniture, Junk, Debris, etc WE CAN REMOVE ANYTHING Entire house to 1 item removed! FREE ESTIMATES Sr. Citizen Discount LIC & INS. 203-535-9817 or 860-575-8218

SPRING CLEAN UPS JT’s Landscaping, LLC Lawn mowing & Full lawn maint. Comm/Res. Lic/ ins #616311. 203 213-6528

A&A Prop Maint. Call us for all your landscaping needs. Mowing, trimming, yard cleanup. All size jobs. 860-719-3953. JOE’S LAWN CARE SERVICES LLC- Spring cleanup, Res/Com Mowing, Hedge Trimming. Fully Insured. 20 yrs exp. 203631-7444 HJ’S Lawn Service wants your grass. Competitive rates. Reliable, references available. 203-213-6316

JM Lawncare Spring clean up. Junk removal, lawn mowing, mulch, trimming, top soil, and seeding. #0638681 860-796-8168

LOPEZ Landscaping is our new beginning. Will mow your lawn for a reasonable price. Call 860-670-3863 MOWING FERRAUOLA LAWN CARE now accepting new mowing accounts at a reasonable rate. 203-804-5779. SPRING CLEANUPS Lawn Mowing, Pricker, Brush Removal, Mulch. 15 Years Exp. Rick’s #1 Affordable. Call 203 530-4447 BILL RUDOLPH LANDSCAPING Cert. Installer, Paver, Walkways, Patios, Stairs, Ret. Walls, Shrub Replacement, Landscape Design & Renovations, Mulch & Stone, Lawn Repair & Install, NO MOWING. Drainage & Backhoe Work. In Bus. 30 + yrs. WE’RE ON ANGIE’S LIST! Free Est. 203-2379577 HIC#0563661

LAWNMOWING $30 MOST LAWNS- Spring Cleanups, thatching and dump runs. Call Ed 860-302-8847

Masonry A&A MASONRY. 20yrs exp. We specialize in sidewalks, stairs, patios, stonewalls, chimneys, fireplaces and much more! Call Anytime 860-462-6006! FREE EST! #HIC0616290 MARIO’S MASONRY - All masonry work / repairs. No job too Sm., 25 Yrs. Exp.. Free estimate. Lic and insured. #0614297. 203-2717917 / 203-565-5904 O & E Masonry. Chimney repair, brick, stone, pavers, sidewalks, etc. Locally owned & operated. CT Reg #0611774. 203-802-0446

Painting & Wallpapering A-1 Quality Painting Specializing in Wood/ Aluminum siding. Low rates. Reg#533474. Call Dennis 203-630-0008

$1000 OFF Your Lowest Estimate (203) 284-0137 CT Reg # 558927

MEDINA Sewer & Drain Cleaning Services LLC Quality work, affordable prices. 24hr Service. Benny Medina 203 909-1099

Power Washing A-1 Quality Powerwashing Hot water, low rates Call Dennis 203-630-0008 POWER WASHING IS SPRING CLEANING ON THE OUTSIDE FREE Estimates #569127 Call Kevin 203-440-3279 A PRESSURELESS CLEAN The Powerwashing Kings Others Wash - We Clean! 860-839-1000


See the great selection of used cars in Marketplace. Gonzalez ConstruCtion Roofing, siding, windows, decks, gutters & remodeling. 203-639-0032 info@ Fully Lic & Ins Reg #577319

Siding, Roofing, WindoWS, deckS, Remodeling gutteRS ct Reg#570192 (203) 639-1634

SIDING, ROOFING, Windows, Decks, Sunrooms, Additions. CT Reg. #516790 203-237-0350 $1000 OFF Your Lowest Estimate (203) 284-0137 CT Reg # 558927 GONZALEZ CONSTRUCTION ************* Roofing, siding, windows, decks, gutters & remodeling. ************* 203-639-0032 info@ gonzalezconstructionllc. com Fully licensed/insured. Reg #HIC577319

REMODELING, New construction, painting, more. Free estimates. CT Reg #0637842. 860-724-6435 FRAYLER Painting, ext & int painting, power washing & carpentry. Free estimates! #634230. 203-240-4688


CARL’S Plumbing & Heating Speak directly to the plumber, not a machine. We snake drains. Cell 203 272-1730, 860 680-2395

It’s All Here! (203) 238-1953 W. BOOBER MASONRY 25 Years Experience All Types of Masonry CT #626708 203 235-4139

Roofing, Siding, WindoWS, Decks, Remodeling Gutters CT Reg#570192 (203) 639-1634


A & A LAWN CARE Spring clean-ups, attics, bsmnts cleaned. Hedge trimming, tree, shrub, debris removal. #584101 Jim 203-237-6638 ROTOTILLING Garden Bill with Troy Bilt. No garden too small. Call 203-294-1160.


Roofing, Siding, Windows & More. Free Est. Fully Insured Reg #604200 Member BBB Call 860-645-8899

Top Soil, Sand & Fill BEAUTIFUL FARM FRESH Screened Top Soil, Fill, Sand & Stone, Mulch. Picked up or delivered. No min. Cariati Developers, Inc. 203-238-9846 FILL for sale. $75/Truck load. Crushed concrete aggregate. Location: Downtown Meriden. 203-237-5409

Tree Services Gary Wodatch LLC TREE REMOVAL All calls returned. CT#620397 Quick courteous service. Office 203-235-7723 Cell 860-558-5430 LAVIGNE’S TREE SERVICE In business 34 years Tree removal. Stump grinding.Crane Service. Free Est. Fully insured. 203-294-1775

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Cheshire Citizen May 8, 2014