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Ride of a School menu goes local lifetime marks 89th birthday By Eve Britton

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For one of the biggest leaps of faith in her life, Laura Clementsen didn’t seem nervous—not too nervous. Clementsen, just days away from her 89th birthday, was finally going to do it. She was going to ride a motorcycle. Clementsen writes a folksy column for The Cheshire Citizen. In a recent reminiscence, she wrote of how she’d missed an opportunity to catch a ride on a motorcycle — specifically a Harley. A Harley rider who hap-

pened to read that column and made her an offer she couldn’t refuse. Mark Dacunto, a former Cheshire resident now living in Southington was the man with the Harley and the offer. But first he said he had to find his nerve. “I drove up and down the street several times, before I finally went to her door,” Dacunto said. When she answered the door, and he told her why he was there, “She smiled and hugged me, and said, ‘God bless you.’” So Sunday morning, Sept. 29, Clementsen was not getSee Clementsen / Page 24

Laura Clementsen grins as she takes off on a ride through a Cheshire neighborhood. | Joy VanderLek / The Cheshire Citizen.

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Cheshire Public School breakfast and lunches are going local this week, as part of “CT Grown for CT Kids Week.” Fruits and vegetables from Cheshire farms, pasta primavera from Carla’s Pasta of South Windsor, calzones from Red Door Pizza in New Britain, sauce from Raggozino Foods in Meriden, Scott’s Jamaican beef patties from Hartford, and Miller Farms turkeys from Avon are just a few of the local items students and staff are finding on their food trays this week. While Cheshire schools are the only local schools taking part in the program, Meriden, Wallingford and Southington schools also use local and state grown products as well. “We’ve been using locally grown produce for the last nine years,” said Sharlene Wong, food services director for Wallingford schools. “In the beginning we had to pick it up, now they deliver.” In addition, the Wallingford schools use produce grown in their own garden. “We have carrots, beets, zucchinis all in our garden,” Wong said. “And we try to support local farmers in the state.” Cheshire schools also use


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About a dozen concerned parents, grandparents and other residents of Cheshire showed up at an open forum Oct. 3 to discuss the pros and cons of all-day kindergarten. The possibility of an allday kindergarten program beginning in the 2014-15 school year is currently being investigated by the school district’s curriculum committee. State Rep. Alfred C. Adinolfi, R-Cheshire, opened the discussion in support of the program, saying that at some point in the near future it may become a state mandate anyway. One parent, whose children are past the kindergarten age, said she feared that all-day kindergarten would take away precious time that parents get to spend with their children. “I personally feel all-day kindergarten is not in the best interests of the children,” Jane Lyon said. “It’s a good segue to get children into the school system but you need to treasure the mornings you have with your kids.” She added that parents who already feel their children may not be ready for a half day of kindergarten may be hesitant to enroll them in a full-day program. Denise Terzakis said she is concerned about how much

time it takes children out of the home, as well. “My kid would be going from a seven-and-a-half hour week to a 32-hour week,” she said. “I want him home for as much time as I can.” Jeff Natale, a member of the curriculum committee studying the issue, said he supports full day kindergarten. “When you take out potty breaks, settling down and break times, it’s only two hours of instruction per day (now),” he said. “People are saying it’s extended day care and that’s not what it is. It gives more time for instruction. Let’s get the kids ready (for future schooling).” School board Chairman Gerald Brittingham asked those in the audience what they would like to see in an all-day curriculum. “I’d like to see a lot of free play time,” said Amanda Celone. “I’m concerned it’s going to be too much instructional time.” Adam Grippo, who is running for a school board seat, said that he is concerned about the child being away from home for such a long period and feeling abandoned, especially for children who’ve never gone to a preschool or day care. “You’ve got to prep your kids, whether it’s day care, kindergarten or whatever, it starts with mom and dad. You’ve got to cut those apron

strings” Brittingham said. “You’re kidding yourselves if you think it’s going to be smooth as silk, that you’re never going to have a crying kid.” Elissa Tanner, who is in support of all-day kindergarten, said she thinks it will help children in the long run. “I want my children and the town’s children to have the best learning experience,” she said. Half-day doesn’t allow for emotional, social growth. And it’s a high pressure situation in half-day because of the curriculum demands. Demands on children have shifted in the last decade, the last four years especially.” B o a rd m e m b e r To ny Perugini echoed Tanner’s sentiment, explaining that all-day kindergarten would allow both time for play and a better instructional environment because it wouldn’t be as rushed.

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Cheshire all-day K could start next year If it is approved by the Board of Education, all-day kindergarten will begin in the next school year and cost about $700,000. During discussions throughout the year, the allday program has been opposed by some who feel it is too taxing for children. It has been supported by others who say children need a full day to better prepare for the academic challenges in future grades. The cost of teaching the projected 280 kindergarten students next year would include eight more teachers (there are seven now), plus supplies and furniture, said Scott Detrick, assistant superintendent of schools. There would be a saving in transportation, as there would no longer have to be a mid-day bus run for kindergarten, Detrick added. This year, there are 220 half-day students, with a projection for 245 students next year, if it were to remain halfday. Detrick and the all-day kindergarten feasibility committee expect that students who would go to private or parochial schools for full-day kindergarten would choose Cheshire schools instead, bringing the class total up to about 280. Kindergarten students would be in classes of 16 to 20 students, Detrick said. Darcy School, which now houses all kindergarten classes for the school system, is not big enough to handle a full-day program, so students would likely go to Darcy and neighborhood schools. “That’s what we looked at for implementation next



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the fresh salad, pasta primavera and chicken. “It was good. Ninety-nine percent of the time, I buy my lunch.” Junior Tom Saraceno said he liked Wednesday’s lunch. “The food tasted fresh. But most of the time it’s really good,” he said. “I like the idea that it’s local. I think that helps us get fresher food because it’s not being transported.” Sophomore Victoria Barbieri said she also likes

Art show The Cheshire Art League has scheduled its fifth annual art show and sale “Art in the Garden” for Saturday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Cheshire Nursery Garden center, 1317 South Main St. For more information, call Dale at (203) 281-0228.

the school lunches and supports the idea of buying local. “They have a little bit of everything, that’s cool,” she said. “I think it’s good for people to know it’s local.” Sophomores Gabi Terry and Taylor McKinley said they eat school lunches mainly for the convenience, but they like the use of local products. “It’s faster to buy and they have good lunches,” Terry said, munching on a turkey and cheese wrap. “It’s cool to support the farms.” Both girls said they’d like to have avocado as part of the offerings. Freshman Conrad Reynolds enthusiastically attacked his lunch, saying the portions were large enough to get him through the day without feeling hungry. “It’s so delicious. It makes my day, every day. It’s a good price and it goes toward the school,” he said. “It makes my tummy feel good. It purrs like a cat. I’m not even kidding.” Freshman Adam Gaudette said he noticed the freshness

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Two officers resign “They didn’t say why they were making the decision,” police Chief Neil Dryfe said of the letters. By Eve Britton Dryfe has said allegations The Cheshire Citizen against the officers are being investigated by an outside atThe two police officers torney on behalf of the deunder investigation on sus- partment and the chief state’s picion of using police union attorney’s office. Neither offifunds for personal purposes cer has been charged. Anderson’s resignation lethave resigned. T h e r e s i g n a t i o n s o f ter, dated Sept. 18, said only Detective Capt. Jay Markella that effective Sept. 20 he was and Officer Robert Anderson resigning from his position as were received by letter Sept. a police officer for Cheshire. 30, according to town offi- Markella’s letter said that, in cials and police spokesman addition to resigning from his position, he had applied for James Fasano.

disability retirement “based July 23, pending the outcome on the cumulative effect my of the investigation. “The investigation is not many work-related injuries have caused.” Markella’s continuing on our end,” Dryfe letter did not specify his injuries. Markella and Anderson could not be reached for comment. Dryfe said the resignations came as somewhat of a relief to the department. “Anytime there’s an allegation of misconduct it’s troubling. This allows us to move in a forward direction. It frees us to go on.” The duo had been placed on paid administrative leave

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St. Peter’s Church St . Pe te r ’s E p i s co pa l Church, 59 Main St., has scheduled its second annual PumpkinFest for Saturday, Oct. 19, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, Oct. 20. The event includes food, games, bounce house, hayrides, “touch-a--truck” as well as a tag sale and vendors. Children, 12 and under, are welcome to wear Halloween costumes and participate in the 1 p.m. costume parade.


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Family photos, by a professional photographer, will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free parking; no pets allowed. For more information, call (203) 271-3939. The Preaching Hour “The Preaching Hour” has scheduled a new three month series on “The Book of Hebrews: If You Know Jesus You Will Persevere” airing Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on Public Access Cox Cable Channel 15. The show is hosted by Cheshire resident Br. Tobin Hitt, founder of Zion Pentecost Mission. Bereavement Group Cheshire’s First Congregational Church has scheduled a Bereavement Support Group for anyone struggling with the loss of a loved one, beginning Oct 24 for seven sessions. The group will meet at the church, on the Green in the center of Cheshire, on consecutive Thursday evenings. (There will be no meeting on Thanksgiving.) All are welcome. The group offers a safe, confidential, quiet, peaceful place to share the burdens of loss with one another. It will be facilitated by trained leaders, and will follow the book series “Journeying Through

Grief” by Kenneth C. Haugk. For more information, call the church office at (203)272-5323.

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Cheshire United Methodist Church, 205 Academy Road, has scheduled its 4th annual Festival of Trees and Marketplace for Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendor space is available. For more information and vendor fee, email CheshireUMC@sbcglobal. net.

Temple Beth David

Temple Beth David, 3 Main St., has scheduled the following: Torah study - Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. with Rabbi Josh Whinston. B e re ave m e n t s u p p o r t group - Wednesday, Oct. 16, 23 and 30 at 7 p.m. with Rabbi Hesch Sommer. TOT Shabbat Morning Worship at Temple Beth David. Join Rabbi Josh Whinston at TOT Shabbat for singing, movement, and family Torah study on the third Saturday of each month from 9 to 10 a.m. For more information, call (203) 272-0037 or visit www.

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Southington Jensen’s Activity Club Oktoberfest: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Platzl Brauhaus, Pomona, N.Y.. There is a fee to attend. For information, call Barbara Desrosiers at (860) 621-1344. Southington St. Paul’s Pumpkin Patch: 7 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 145 Main St. For information and hours of operation, call the church office at (860) 628-8486.

Friday Oct. 11 Cheshire Football: 7 - 11 p.m. Cheshire High School, 525 S. Main St. Cheshire vs. Daniel Hand. Cheshire Girls Soccer: 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. Cheshire High School, 525 S. Main St. Cheshire vs. Amity. Cheshire Girls Swimming: 4 - 6:30 p.m. Cheshire Community Pool, 520 S. Main St. Cheshire vs. Daniel Hand. Wallingford vs. Cheshire Girls Volleyball: 5 - 7 p.m. Lyman Hall High School, 70 Pond Hill Road. Lyman Hall vs. Cheshire. Cheshire Public Library Drum Time: 10:30 a.m. 104 Main St. For information about this program, call the library at (203) 272-2245 or visit www.cheshirelibrary. org.


Southington Arts and Crafts Association free children’s collage workshop: 10:30 a.m. - Noon; The Orchards Community Room, 34 Hobart St. To register, call Joan at (203) 699-9497 or email LilMoeStudio@aol. com. Wallingford 2013 Public Square Rosary Rally : Noon. Church of the Resurrection, 115 Pond Hill Road. This event is one of 10,000 scheduled throughout the nation to pray for world peace. For information, call Susan at (203) 265-9605. Wallingford Scarecrow Festival: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 235 Pond Hill Road. Proceeds will be donated to The Fisher House Foundation and Helping Military Families. Rain date: Saturday, Oct. 19. Visit www

Sunday Oct. 13 Cheshire 12th annual Mark Jardim Memorial Jog: Noon - 3 p.m. Cheshire Town Park, Highland Ave. This fundraiser honors the Cheshire resident killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks and supports various memorial and charitable organizations. For information, visit www.markj Cheshire Newcomers Chili Cook Off: 5 - 6:30 p.m. Cheshire Park and Recreation Building, 559 S. Main St. This event will

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Monday Oct. 14 Cheshire Daughters of the American Revolution: Noon - 3 p.m. Highlands Health, 745 Highland Ave. Lady Fenwick Chapter. Program is Declaration of Independence as a Spiritual Document. Cheshire vs. Wallingford Girls Volleyball: 6:30 - 9 p.m. Cheshire High School, 525 S. Main St. Cheshire vs. Sheehan.

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Wed. Oct. 16 Cheshire Girls Volleyball: 6:30 - 9 p.m. Cheshire High School, 525 S. Main St. Cheshire vs. Foran. Cheshire free retirement planning seminar: NEi Financial, 1781 Highland Ave., Suite 202. To reserve, call (203) 272-9111. Southington Soup Nite for Bread for Life: 4:30 7 p.m. Southington High School, 720 Pleasant St. For information, call (860) 2768389 or visit www.southingt Wallingford free blood pressure readings: 1 - 3 p.m. Masonicare Health Center, Outpatient Specialty Clinic, 22 Masonic Ave. For information, call (203) 679-5902.

Thursday Oct. 17 Wallingford Public Library book discussions: 200 N. Main St. For information, call Beth at the library (203) 265-6754 or visit www.wallin

Friday Oct. 18 Cheshire Football: 7 - 10 p.m. Cheshire High School, 525 S. Main St. Cheshire vs. Hamden. Cheshire Boys Soccer: 6 - 9 p.m. Cheshire High School, 525 S. Main St. Cheshire vs. Shelton. Southington 21st annual Music Of The Knight: 2 - 10 p.m. Southington High School, Fontana Field, 14 Heritage Drive. This marching band competition will feature 20 High School bands from across Connecticut. For information, call (860) 406-1525. Southington St. Thomas Italian Night Dinner and Music: 6:30 p.m. St. Thomas School cafeteria, 99 Bristol St. The St. Thomas Ladies Guild is hosting this event. There is a fee for tickets. Call Kathy at (203) 439-0105 or Jean at (860) 628-7913. Wallingford Veteran Award Ceremony dinner dance: 6 p.m. Villa Capri, 906 N. Colony Road. This event is sponsored by American Legion Post #45, Sons of the American Legion Squadron #45 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit #45. There is a cost per person. For information, call Becky at (860) 628-1469 or (203) 634-9876 or email See Calendar / Page 31

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Recycling event The Town of Cheshire Public Works Department has scheduled a free community wide electronics recycling event for Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Cheshire High School, 525 South Main St. Acceptable items include computers, monitors,

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Opinion Commentary

Letter to the Editor

Why reinvent the wheel? Eric Cotton

Special to The Citizen

Cheshire may soon join t h e n e a rly t h re e - q u a r ters of school districts in Connecticut that provide fullday kindergarten. Locally, Meriden and Southington have extended the school day for kindergartners, while 11 states and the District of Columbia already mandate full-day K, according to a recent study by the Education Commission of the States. “A strong P-3 system requires that students transitioning from high-quality pre-K programs do not land in kindergarten programs that fail to build on this strong beginning,” the report states. “This has never been truer than now, as the rigorous Common Core State Standards, being implemented in 46 states plus the District of Columbia, were constructed to build on a foundation of early knowledge beginning with kindergarten.” During a forum in Cheshire last week, state Rep. Al Adinolfi, a Republican, said he supported the move to full-day K and anticipated it would soon become a state mandate anyway. A handful of parents voiced concerns that their children weren’t ready for a full day of school or that it would take away from quality time spent at home. That’s a typical worry ex-

pressed during debates about full-day K, but the benefits of additional instructional time far outweigh the trade-offs, as demonstrated in the more than 100 Connecticut school districts where full-day programs have been successfully implemented. Parents also have the option of withholding a child for up to two years if they feel the child isn’t ready. Cost is obviously a concern, but full-day programs can be adopted for less money than you might think, and certainly just a small percentage of the school budget overall. That’s true in part because districts save on transportation costs since they no longer have to run morning and afternoon programs. So it’s strange to see the school board in Wallingford somewhat reticent when it comes to the subject. The board recently appointed an Early Childhood Exploratory Committee, but administrators strained to make the point that full-day K was just one option under consideration and may not ultimately be recommended. The panel will do a thorough analysis of all aspects of early childhood education, looking not just at national research, but international data as well, according to Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Shawn Parkhurst. School Superintendent Sal Menzo emphasized that members

Government Meetings Thursday, Oct. 10 Human Services Committee, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 Economic Development, 7:30 p.m. Inland/Wetlands & Waterways, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 Historic District Commission, 7:30 p.m. Library Board, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 Water Pollution Control Authority/ Flood & Erosion Control Board, 7:30 p.m.

will consider more than just full-day kindergarten, so calling it the full-day K committee would be “inappropriate,” he said. The committee has 13 members and five subcommittees which will look at specific areas such as “District Transformation Initiative Alignment” and “Resource Cost Analysis.” The plan at least initially was to have each subcommittee meet once a week, and the full committee meet every three weeks. But a few members sounded the alarm recently after realizing the panel couldn’t possibly complete such an ambitious agenda in time to make a recommendation by mid-November so that it can be included in the next budget. “I don’t think we’re going to be able to completely explore all the pros and cons of all of those different programs in just six weeks,” committee member Chet Miller said. Why is Wallingford trying to reinvent the wheel anyway? It seems to me the panel’s time would be much better spent simply working out the details of a quality full-day K program. Reach Eric Cotton at (203) 317-2344 or ecotton@record-journal. Follow him on Twitter @ecotton3

Community focus To the editor: It’s that time of year again when we see political candidate lawn signs sprouting up around town and candidates from both political parties making arguments about the issues of the day which at times can distract us from the great community we live in. Recently I attended a Cheshire high school football game and saw up close our community at work. Although the main goal was to support the efforts of the Cheshire high Rams on the field we also saw recognition for the great efforts of organizations like Best Buddies of Cheshire. They won the title of best program in the

nation and were honored in midfield during halftime. Many other organizations were also present to support other important parts of the community. These all form the values and character that contribute to a strong community, one that focuses on what we have in common beyond team or party allegiances. We should all forgo political lawn signs this year and instead join together and share in our pride of the community by requesting the Cheshire High School Swim team fathers club paint a RAM head stencil on your driveway. Bill Costello Cheshire

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CHS library opening postponed again Women’s Kreidwise, “It’s frustrating.” Students file past the stacks of pallets on their way to a separate back room where some library science classes are held, and in the back of the library, where some teachers hold make-shift classes with tables set up there. Junior Haley Rosenbeck was on her way to the library to take a make-up test.

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First, the Cheshire High School Library was supposed to open two weeks before school started. Then, the date was changed to Oct. 1 because bookshelves hadn’t arrived. Now the bookshelves are there, but they’re the wrong ones. If the right ones do come in, the library might be open by November. “They were supposed to be 48-inch shelves, now they’re 66-inch, 72-inch with the wheels,” said principal Jeff Solan. “It’s hard to see over them, which is what we didn’t want. It’s hard to see the whole room.” The library was completely renovated during summer break. Solan said he was disappointed with the delays, but is willing to wait to make it work. “I’d rather see it done right than settle on what doesn’t work,” he said. “The students are still able to access technology, but it really puts a cramp on checking out books.” About 13,000 books for the library are stacked in boxes on pallets waiting to be housed in the redesigned library. “I think it’s inconvenient because I can’t do homework in here,” said junior Steven Caldwell, who was taking an AP European history class in the back of the library. Librarian Sarah Peters said the shelves are not only too high, but the wrong design. “Of course it’s frustrating

not to have books available,” she said, looking at the huge pallets of books in the center of the large space. “And, I thought they were going to be wood casings with metal shelves, but they’re all metal.” The shelves were also supposed to have recessed wheels, but the ones delivered have large external wheels that will be hard to keep out of students’ paths as they walk among the stacks. In addition, the height and wheels could cause problems for disabled students. Making the library compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act was one of the main reasons the library was redone. In addition to not having access to books, most students said the main problem is losing a quiet place to study. The cafeteria, commons and auditorium are open for study halls, but are loud and distracting places, the students said. “During study hall, I could be working on stuff for classes in the library,” said Ted Li, a senior, who was sitting with a group of friends at a table on the outdoor senior walk. “Last year, I used to go to the library for study hall, now with no books or computer resources, I sometimes get to go work in the back of a business class,” said senior Ani Katipally. “I feel like I’m imposing on everyone but I need to do it.” “It’s inconvenient. I can’t go in there to get the books I need. I go to the public library,” said freshman Maya (203) 317-2208 Twitter: @EveBritton

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Adopt-A-Spot beautifies town By Joy VanderLek

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If you drive, bike or walk through Cheshire, no doubt you’ve seen sponsored Adopt-A-Spot gardens. One Adopt-A-Spot planting off I-691 welcomes travelers all summer long with its lush planting of gold, white and blush-red flowers. The Adopt-A-Spot on Rt. 10 across from the Masonic Temple in the north end of town features masses of marigolds, yellow and gold. Head into the south end of Cheshire and you’re rewarded with three more beautiful examples. Waves of wax begonias and sedum stand at the entrance to Bartlem Park. Brown-eyed Susans, luscious roses and eye-popping green potato vine decorate the bed in front of the Yellow House, and an awesome assortment of summer annuals can be found at the South End Fire House. It might surprise you to learn that these little touches about town are the handiwork of volunteers.

They are local community, religious and business groups who volunteer to plant and maintain the planting beds each season. When the program began in 2007, the Town Beautification Committee, TBC, was unsure of what response, if any, there would be that first year, said Jerry Sitko, Economic Development Coordinator. “We received 20 responses.” That prompted a lottery to draw the first five names and the Adopt-A-Spot program was up and running. Sitko points out that while TBC may give a few tips on flower choices or rules, such as water and weed all summer long— volunteers are free to design and use whatever plantings they want. The Adopt-A-Spot plantings are in high-visibility areas. “They enhance our town,” Sitko said. He added

that when you’re stuck in traffic, it’s nice to look up and see these beautiful plantings. The groups who volunteered for Adopt-A-Spot this past summer, did “an outstanding job, and deserve to be recognized.” Sitko said.

This year’s sponsors, clockwise from top left: Yellow House , adopted by Suburban Garden Club of Cheshire; I-691 West, exit 3, adopted by Dietrich Gardens; Bartlem Park, adopted by Cheshire Nursery Garden Center and Florist; South End Fire House on Route 10, adopted by Congregation Kol Ami; Masonic Home area, adopted by Cheshire High School Key Club. | Submitted photos.

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cussion on how to find responsible, commonsense solutions to secure Medicare for future generations and prevent harmful cuts to Social Security. Share ideas on these critical programs that impact you and your family. Co-sponsored and presented by A.A.R.P. RSVP by calling (203) 272-8286 no later than Oct. 15. Eye Health– Friday, Oct. 18, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Presented by Dr. Timothea Ryan from MidState Medical Center. Menu Registration is required by calling (203) 272-8286. A A R P Sa fe D r iv i n g Garlic chicken quarter, rice and beans, broccoli, rye Course – Monday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration bread, peaches. Thursday, Oct. 17: Pork is required by calling (203) loin with gravy, baked sweet 272-8286. Photo ID – Monday, Oct. potato, green beans, wheat 21, 1 to 3 p.m. bread, pineapple. H e a l t h p r o g ra m s Friday, Oct. 18: Spinach Grandioli with sauce, fresh zucchini, carrots, garlic See Senior / Page 29 breadstick, lemon cookie, apple juice. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10 to 11 a.m. Book discussion: “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein. Group will meet in the Senior Center Library. New members are encouraged to attend. Military Whist – Thursday, Oct. 17, 1 to 3 p.m. A fee is charged. You’ve Earned a Say – Thursday, Oct. 17, 7 to 8:30 p.m. An interactive dis-

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Health tips: sleep and aging A good night’s rest helps you stay healthy and alert. But many older people don’t sleep well. If you’re always sleepy, it may be time to see a doctor. You shouldn’t wake up every day feeling tired. Older adults need about the same amount of sleep as young adults — 7 to 9 hours each night — but they tend to go to sleep earlier and get up earlier than when they were younger. Older people may nap more during the day, which can sometimes make it hard to fall asleep at night. There are two kinds of sleep — REM (rapid eye

movement) sleep and nonREM sleep. We dream mostly during REM sleep and have the deepest sleep during nonREM sleep. As people get older, they spend less time in deep sleep, which may be why older people are often light sleepers. There are many reasons why older people may not get enough sleep at night. Feeling sick or being in pain can make it hard to sleep. Napping during the day can disrupt sleep at night. Some medicines can keep you awake. No matter the reason, if you don’t get a good night’s

sleep, the next day you may: be irritable. have memory problems or be forgetful, feel depressed, have more falls or accidents, feel very sleepy during the day. Insomnia is the most common sleep problem in adults age 60 and older. People with insomnia have trouble falling and staying asleep. Insomnia can last for days, months or even years. If you’re having trouble sleeping, you may: take a long time to fall asleep, wake up many times in the night, wake up early and be unable to get back to sleep, wake up

tired, feel very sleepy during the day. There are many causes of insomnia. Some of them you can control, but others you can’t. For example, if you are excited about a new activity or worrying over your bills, you may have trouble sleeping. Sometimes insomnia may be a sign of other problems. Or it could be a side effect of a medication or an illness. Often, being unable to sleep becomes a habit. Some peo-

ple worry about not sleeping even before they get into bed. This may even make insomnia worse. Older adults who have trouble sleeping may use more over-the-counter sleep aids. Using prescription medicines for a short time might help. But remember, medicines aren’t a cure for insomnia. Developing healthy habits at bedtime may help you get a good night’s sleep.


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Police Blotter The following people have been charged by the police: Aug. 27 Alexander Bateson, 24, 51 Crescent Cir., traveling unreasonably fast; failure to meet minimum insurance requirements; improper use of marker, reg., license; operating unregistered motor vehicle. Naomi O’Leary, 55, 1752 Old Waterbury Road, disorderly conduct. Aug. 28 Robert Babcock, 41, 20 Nod Brook Road, op motorcycle without motorcycle license; theft or possession of a number or exp. sticker; improper use of marker, reg, license. Aug. 29 Jeffrey Casey, 32, 485 Academy Road, criminal violation protective order; disorderly conduct. Aug. 30 Katherine Krukowski, 33, 2 S. Pond Circle, sixth-degree larceny; possession of

narcotics. Noel Serrano, 44, 27 Hickory St., Waterbury, sixth-larceny-shoplifting; possession of narcotics. Jacob Morris, 25, 123 Quarry Village Road, failure to drive reasonable distance apart by motor vehicle other commercial vehicle; operating under the influence of drugs/alcohol; evading responsibility injury or property. Aug. 31 Anabel Negron, 45, 160 Kelly Road, South Windsor, operating under the influence of drugs/alcohol. Cory Zibell, 23, 880 Farmington Ave., operating under the influence of drugs/ alcohol. Dylan Baumgardner, 19, 55 Charter Oak Dr., evading responsibility injury or property. Angelica Baca, 22, 8 Jeremy Dr., New Fairfield, possession of marijuana less than 1/2 oz first offense.

Patrick O’Leary, 27, 1752 Old Waterbury Road., possession of marijuana less than 1/2 oz first offense. Shane Cambell, 23, 1568 Meriden Road, possession of marijuana less than 1/2 oz first offense; first degree failure to appear. Jontay Davis, 22, 23 W. Farm St., Waterbury, possession of marijuana less than 1/2 oz first offense. Sept. 1 Sara Vergnetti, 32, 67 Country Lane, Meriden, second-degree breach of peace; third-degree criminal mischief. Sept. 3 David Durlach, 19, 175 Vine St., New Britain, rcv/mon/gds/ serv/by ill use cc; illegal use of a credit card less than $500; credit card theft; sixth-degree larceny (general); third-degree larceny auto theft; third-degree criminal mischief; first-degree burglary.

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Laura Clementsen, center, is shown with her biker friends and family as she saddles-up for her first ride on a Harley. | Joy VanderLek / The Cheshire Citizen.

ting ready for church as was her routine, but instead she was zipping up her leather jacket and putting on her tattoos (of the temporary kind). Neighbors, friends and relatives came to watch what will forever be known as “The Spectacle on Brook Lane.” Brenda Wood and her husband, Clementsen’s nephew, Ernie were also there. They came from Vermont just that morning, a two-hour ride at least. They rode in on their own Harley, and Brenda’s hands were still frozen from the ride. It was Brenda who urged Clementsen to take this ride. Brenda was the one mentioned in Clementsen’s column; together, they had gone into a Harley-Davidson shop while visiting family out West. There’d they’d been offered a chance to ride. Laura declined at the time, but recently wrote that she regretted that choice. At the appointed time of 10 a.m., the bikes came down the street. You could hear the roar of the bikes before you saw them. It was a beautiful sight; nine bikes in all came cruising down the street, and almost all with two riders. These Harleys were mostly touring bikes. There were Road Kings and Electra Glides and three-wheeled Trikes. The club calls themselves the Undesirables. They comprise a group of friends who tour together on bikes. They have averaged 7,000 miles each of the last 10 years. The group just returned from an excursion and today they

were on their way to Bristol for the 4th Annual Ride for Justice, the Petit Family Foundation Fundraiser. First, however, they had a special mission to take a special lady for a ride. Clementsen put on her helmet and gratefully accepted gloves for the cool morning. Off the group went. Clementsen’s smile was a mile wide. They traveled down the street, around the cul-de-sac, back up past the small crowd that had gathered on her lawn, and past neighbors farther up the street who came out of their houses at the commotion and onto their own lawns with cameras in hand. It was a short, quick trip. When Clementsen and Dacunto arrived back from the tour, she still had that huge smile on her face. “I could get used to this,” said Clementsen, plainly exhilarated from her zip around town. Dacunto’s smile was just as big. “Watch, she’ll start calling me now every week,” he said laughing. Before leaving, Dacunto reached into his saddlebag to retrieve a gift bag, which he gave to Clementsen. It included a Harley-Davidson badge. After thanks and goodbyes, the group left for their next destination. Clementsen treated neighbors to cider and donuts, and then spent the rest of the day with her family. “This was a great day,” Clementsen said. “A really great day.”

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Farrel sets assist record; Boys XC rolls on Volleyball Cheshire 3, Amity 1: It took just about one full game for Cheshire to get settled in its match with visiting Amity. Though they came back from as many as eight points down, it was a little too late to take that first game. But once the Rams were settled, it was over. Un d e fe a t e d C h e s h i re took over the match completely with accurate serving and hard hitting for a SCC Housatonic victory over the Spartans by game scores of 23-25, 25-19, 25-15, 25-22 in front of a capacity crowd that was often deafening after each point. Time and again, junior Jillian Haberli came up with hard hit after hard hit for Cheshire, which improved to 9-0 overall and 4-0 in the Housatonic. She finished with

a game-high 17 kills and three digs. Rams senior captain Becca Ligi came on strong in Game 4 with most of her seven kills to go along with three digs. Cheshire 3, Branford 0: Maria Buzzelli had 16 digs as the Rams, ranked No. 4 in the state poll, improved to 10-0 with the SCC interdivisional win in Branford. Game scores were 25-13, 25-16 and 25-19. Kathleen Hastie (three kills, five aces, two digs) and Sarah Rodgers (23 assists) paced Cheshire’s offense. Branford is 5-4. Cheshire 3, Mercy 0: Laura Heynen filled the stat sheet for Cheshire with 13 assists, three aces, three digs and four kills in the SCC interdivisional win at home. Cheshire improved to 11-0 with game scores of 25-18, 25-9 and 25-17.

Eva Whelan (five kills) and Maria Buzzelli (eight digs) played well for the Rams. Mercy is 8-2. Field hockey Cheshire 8, Mercy 1: Emma Farrel scored three goals and assisted on two others to lead Cheshire to a SCC rout of Mercy. With the second of her two assists, Farrel became the all-time assists leader at Cheshire High with 42. She surpassed Rebecca Slisz, who recorded 41 while playing from 1987-1990. Against Mercy, Farrell

staked the Rams to a 2-0 lead by scoring twice in a span of 34 seconds less than three minutes into the game. Farrel completed her hat trick 5:16 into the second half. Mercy got a goal back less than a minute later on a strike by Katie Hanley, but the Rams eventually erupted for five goals in the final 15 minutes. Michelle Federico scored twice. Erica Stauffer, Emma Gaudio and Allie Rosadinio had single goals. Fe d e r i c o, Danielle Ballantonio, Oliva Larson and Alyssa Stevens all had assists. Cheshire out-shot Mercy 29-1. Mercy goalie Shannon Murphy made 20 saves. The Rams improved to 6-1 while Mercy fell to 0-8. Cheshire 5, Branford 3: Michelle Federico and Olivia Larson each had a pair of

goals for the Rams in a SCC interdivisional showdown in Cheshire . Emma Farrel added a goal and two assists for the Rams and Federico chipped in with a helper as well. Goalie Maddy Levy had seven saves for Cheshire (71). Branford is 3-4. Girls soccer Cheshire 2, Shelton 1: Hannah Bonitz and Kathleen Castrilli had second-half goals for the Rams in a SCC Housatonic victory at home. Cheshire erased a 1-0 deficit when Kacey Conlon assisted Bonitz at 51:50 and Castrilli scored the game-winner from Alexandra Pelletier with 5:40 left. Zoe Riccio had five saves in net for the Rams, now 5-3 overall and 3-1 in the Housy). See Ram / Page 29

Rams escape Sheehan in OT By Bryant Carpenter Special to The Citizen

The lights of Riccitell Field don’t reach all that well into the north end zone. There, the shadows are long and seem to merge into the darkness beyond the field. Which is fitting, because what transpired there Friday night, Oct. 4, between the Sheehan and Cheshire football teams is the sort of stuff that will stretch into memory long after the lights go down and playing days are over. The details may grow murky other than the big plays in overtime. The Rams allowed Sheehan a touchdown only to block the extra point, then scored on their first play and booted the PAT to escape with a 28-27 SCC crossover victory. The Rams will remember the win, the Titans how well they played and how they, a Class M team with a roster

half the size, nearly knocked off their Class LL rival to the west. The teams finished regulation tied at 21. Sheehan delivered the first blow in OT, where each team got a set of downs from the 10. Jeremy Gannon, who had taken over at quarterback in the second half, ran around left end from one yard out. But on the extra point, Cheshire’s Mark Dietrich blocked Brandon Gauthier’s attempt. The Rams took over and, on the first play, Jack Cunningham followed Andrew Yamin and Tony Marcucilli out of the wishbone from 10 yards out. Matt D’Andrea delivered his fourth and final PAT, and that was the difference. “Historically, you go back to whenever, it’s always a Cheshire quarterback Josh MacNiven looks for an open receiver Oct. 4. war when we come here,” | (Justin Weekes / Special to The Citizen) said Cheshire coach Don Drust. “I tried to tell my we come here, it’s going to here with a win. We made added. “But that being said, kids, ‘Don’t look at records, be a battle.’ some mistakes; we didn’t exdon’t look at scores. When “I’m happy to get out of ecute a lot of things,” Drust See Football / Page 27

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Sansone looks to make a higher grade Aspiring to Ivy League, NESCAC, former Cheshire QB putting in PG year at Exeter By Bryant Carpenter

Special to The Citizen

Vincent Sansone has always had high aspirations for college, both in terms of academics and football. And he’s always had a pretty high IQ in both. The catch is, last year, in his senior season at Cheshire High, Sansone was moved to quarterback from free safety, the position he’d manned since cracking the varsity starting lineup as a sophomore. He made a quick enough study, but the move may have cost him some collegiate options. He had no varsity pedigree at the position. He was learning on the fly. There wasn’t much in the way of film to send out to potential suitors.

While other Cheshire players, including his fellow captains, Matt Escoto and Sam Pascale, both now at Salve Regina, found their next port of call, the tide wasn’t breaking the way Sansone would have liked. He was thinking Ivy League, NESCAC. He still is, and by choosing to take the prep school route through Phillips Exeter in Exeter, N.H., Sansone is putting himself in position to actualize the goal. “I chose a post-grad year at Exeter because I thought it would help me out academically and physically and prepare me more for college,” Sansone said. “I wouldn’t say I needed them, but it wouldn’t hurt to improve in those areas.” Anyone who saw the Sept. 28 game in Wallingford between Exeter and Choate would attest Sansone is most certainly improving in the area of quarterback. In his second season at the position, with another 10-15 pounds on his frame, the Cheshire native is developing as a run-

pass threat. He had Exeter at 2-0 following the Sept. 28 24-7 win. Sansone ran for a touchdown and threw for two. “He’s playing well,” said Don Drust, Sansone’s former coach at Cheshire High. “He worked his tail off all summer. He’s 215 and he looks the part. His grades have improved dramatically. He’s doing all the right things right now.” Being at Exeter, Sansone assesses, is starting to generate interest from schools that, a year ago, faintly had him on their radar. Exeter’s no joke. Founded in 1781, it is still considered one of the top prep schools not merely in the U.S., but worldwide. The Economist mentions it in the same sentence as Eton and Harrow of Great Britain. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerman and novelist John Irving are among its more recent notable graduates. Its endowment — $970 million as of 2011 — is the largest of any New England boarding

school. Sansone’s translation: “The reason I chose Exeter over some of the other prep schools is I kind of felt like Exeter is a school that would give me the best opportunity to get into some of the schools that I want to get into.” That list features Brown, Yale, Dartmouth, Williams, Wesleyan and Trinity. If Sansone winds up in the Ivy League, he’ll be following recent Cheshire predecessors Billy Ragone (senior QB at Penn) and Sebastian Little (sophomore receiver at Yale). If Sansone winds up playing quarterback at the next level, he can chalk up a lot to this post-grad campaign. Exeter’s offense is fairly dynamic. Sometimes Sansone is under center in the I, sometimes he’s in the shotgun making zone reads or rolling out. In the bigger picture, he’s growing into the position, building on a foundation laid a year ago. “I definitely feel a lot more comfortable throwing the ball,” Sansone said. “Reads are coming a lot easier to me. Having a year under my belt of playing quarterback at the varsity level really helps me this year.”

Sansone has found the level of competition in the prep world to be better than expected. The perception is that the post-grads are strong, the underclassmen not so much. Cheshire Academy has certainly dispelled that notion locally, and Sansone has found it to be otherwise in New Hampshire as well. “There’s a lot of talent around me that’s definitely helping me out,” he said. “We’ve got great linemen up front; we’ve got physical players. Our defense has been playing unbelievable.” Exeter has a good thing going. Last year, Big Red ran the regular-season table before falling to Salisbury 29-26 in the New England Division A championship. At 2-0 so far this year, Exeter has won 10 straight regular-season games. The way Drust sees it, it’s the next step in the education of a quarterback who is steadily increasing his value. “That’s what going to happen with him, no doubt in my mind,” Drust said. “He just physically hadn’t gotten there (last season) and had just one year at QB under his belt. He’s always been a great kid. This is just allowing all that physical stuff to completely come all the way up.”


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we hung together, we stuck with it and our guys stood shoulder to shoulder and got a W.” Cheshire improved to 2-2 heading into a home showdown with Hand. The Titans fell to 1-3, but coach John Ferrazzi believes Friday’s effort will galvanize the team as it heads to North Haven. “We played football tonight. We played football the way I know we’re capable of playing,” Ferrazzi said. “They’re upset about this, but this is going to bring us back. This group is going to respond.” The Titans responded Friday. They twice rallied from 7-point deficits, riding the quick, low running of Rafael Dominguez (19-128) and an aerial attack led by Gauthier (9-83 receiving). Cheshire’s offense wasn’t as crisp (238 yards to Sheehan’s 370). The Rams, however, capitalized on two of Sheehan’s four turnovers. The biggest came in the first quarter. The Titans led 7-0 on a 22-yard TD catch by Gannon and were pushing for another when Cheshire line-

man Cullen Clairmont tipped an inside screen from Lange at the 20, caught it and galloped 60 yards the other way. Six plays later, Cunningham was in from four yards out. In the second quarter, a 46-yard burst by Yamin led to a 3-yard scoring plunge over center by Cheshire QB Josh MacNiven. Sheehan answered with a 63-yard scoring drive, the key play a fourthand-14 fade that Gauthier timed perfectly for a 23yard gain to the Cheshire 4. Dominguez finished it on the next snap. The third quarter followed the same pattern. A 40-yard receiver screen to Dietrich paved the way to another short TD by MacNiven over center. A 68-yard Sheehan TD drive directed by Gannon followed. A 23-yard hitch to Bobby Carey was the big play; a 15-yard scoot by Dominguez tied the game. The fourth quarter was scoreless, though Sheehan did hit for a 57-yard score from Gannon to Gauthier that was nullified by a clip. Had it stood, the Titans, the little train that could, would have.

Above left: Cheshire’s Josh MacNiven hands off to Colin Thorne Oct. 4. Above: Cheshire’s Andrew Yamin takes off for a big gain Oct. 4. | Justin Weekes / Special to The Citizen.

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Physical Therapist and Reiki Practitioner, Cynthia Mazzaferro, has scheduled two presentations on “Positivity” and “Energy Medicine” for Oct. 21. Part 1 (original presentation) 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will focus on positivity, self esteem, energy flow and how you can make changes to positively impact you and your life. Part 2, 1-3:30 p.m., and is available for all participants who have already attended a previous presentation. Part 2 will continue to explore additional tools and build upon the foundation that was taught at the first session. For more information and to reserve a seat, call (203) 272-8286 by Oct. 15. Hearing Screening – Wednesday, Oct. 23, 9 to 11:45 a.m. Have a complimentary hearing screening . To schedule an appointment, call (203) 272-8286 by Oct. 17. Lunch & Learn – Thursday, Oct. 24, 11:30 a.m. Amy Davis, APRN, and clinical specialist in dermatology will present “Skin Changes

Associated with Aging”. Information about both benign and malignant common skin changes seen in mature skin plus practical suggestions about what you can do to properly care for your skin will also be shared. Seating is limited. Registration is required. RSVP by calling (203) 2728286 by Oct. 17. No Elderly Nutrition Lunch Program served this day. Investment Q&A – Friday, Oct. 25, 10:30 to11:30 a.m. Wealth Management advisors, Kevin Paul and Jeff Pangaro will host a Question and Answer on investing in your retirement years. Registration is required. Call (203) 272-8286 by Oct. 23. Blue Plate Special and a Movie - Monday, Oct. 28. Lunch (a fee is charged) served at 11:45 a.m. Movie is “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 12:30 p.m. Register by Oct. 25. Cooking with Chef Craig at The Highlands Health Care Center – Wednesday, Oct. 30, 11:30 a.m. Advanced registration is required. Call

the Senior Center at (203) 272-8286. Space is limited and transportation is available upon request. H a l l owe e n Pa r ty & Karaoke – Thursday, Oct. 31, noon to 2 p.m. Entertainment by Jenni B Karaoke and DJ Entertainment. Costumes are welcome. Prizes will be awarded. A fee is charged. Tickets must be purchased by Oct. 23. Seating is limited. Transportation provided upon request. For more information on senior programs, call (203) 272-8286.


The Cloister Museum and Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art - Nov. 7. NY Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show - Dec. 10. Trips are scheduled through the Senior Center Travel Club. Payment for trips may be made by check or money order payable to: Cheshire Senior Center, Attn: Travel Club, 240 Maple Ave., Cheshire, CT 06410. Checks may be dropped off with Violet in the main office. Cash is not accepted.

From Page 25

Jessica Wilm had five for the Gaels (2-5-1, 2-2 Housy). Cheshire 2, North Haven 1: Hannah Bonitz scored a pair of first-half goals to erase a one-goal deficit as Cheshire earned a SCC interdivisional victory over North Haven. Alexandra Pelletier and Lily Dolyak each had an assist in the game for the Rams (6-3). Cheshire keeper Zoe Riccio had four stops in net. The Indians dropped to 1-8. Girls cross country Branford 26, Cheshire 31: The Hornets escaped a strong challenge from the Rams in an SCC dual meet at Cheshire Park. The two team split the top 10 places. Branford’s Cyrene Nicholas was the overall winner. She covered the 3.0-mile course in 20:12, edging runner-up Natalie Wickenheisser of Cheshire by three seconds. Liz Cunningham was fourth for the Rams in 21:15. Camille Lewis (7th, 21:52), Kimmi Grove (8th, 21:57) and Erin Strahley (10th, 22:27) rounded out the scoring for

Cheshire, which is now 5-2 overall. Boys cross country Cheshire 18, Branford 45: Behind Trey Phillips and Lucas Marcouiller, the Rams went 1-2 to take the SCC interdivisional dual meet at Cheshire Park. Phillips blazed the 3.0 mile in 17:05. Marcouiller crossed in 17:11. The Rams (7-0 overall) also took spots 4-6 with Jordan Kolpak (18:31), Russell Adam (18:31) and Ryan Shalagan (18:32). Rya n C o n n e l l wa s Branford’s top runner. He finished third in 17:57 for the Hornets (5-2). Swimming Cheshire 95, West Haven 78: The Rams rolled to 5-0 with the SCC victory at West Haven. Individual winners for Cheshire included Morgan Fountain (200 freestyle, 2:06.68), Laura Mongillo (200 IM, 2:19.34), Emily Murphy (50 free, 27.02), Erin Mostoller (diving), Niletta Burton (100 freestyle, 1:01.10) and Denise Costello (500 free, 5:28.61). West Haven is 1-5.




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TOYOTA Highlander 2001 Limited Edition 4 Door, 4 WD $5,800 Call 203 631-3191

Help Wanted ASSISTANT -Person who is good with numbers. AM hours - Detail oriented. Call Lois or Lou (860) 747-1621

HOUSECLEANERS WANTED MAIDPRO Southington. Must be available M-F, 8-5, need Driver’s Lic, reliable car. Up to $13/hr starting wage, plus tips, gas reimb. Hours will vary. Call 203-630-2033 ext. 118. Hablamos Espanol. JOB HUNTING?? LOOK NO FURTHER! NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! $450-$550/wk base If you’re motivated, neat in appearance, have reliable transportation and need to start yesterday, then we need you TODAY!!! We’re hiring all departments. Multiple positions need to be filled. GREAT EARNINGS POTENTIAL Monthly bonuses and benefits available after 90 days. For an interview call: 860-506-5865 Call Today, Start Tomorrow! PIZZA Delivery Drivers Full or part time, day hours needed. 203-265-2379 PT/FT Groomer Needed Experience required. Saturdays a must. 203 269-6600

Houses For Sale

Condos For Sale

15 Westerly terrace Meriden, ct $228,000 Looking for an updated home that is ready to move-right in?! Well look no further! Fabulous 4 BR Cape near Highways, Schools, Buses, Shopping and Hubbard Park. Remodeled & Gorgeous! Close to Southington/ Cheshire Lines! Newer Furnace, Hot Water Heater, Circuit Breakers, and windows. Roof ‘06. ADT Security System. Large flat yard. This one will move fast, don’t wait! Please contact LouAnn Brannan, Your Favorite Real Estate (203) 203237-4971 or louann@ YourFavoriteRealEstate.

WALLINGFORD 2BR, 2 Bath in Well-Maintained, Secure Complex With Handicap Entrance, Elevators, Community Room & Plenty of Parking. Central Heating/Cooling Sys. Large MBR w/Large Double Closets and Own Bath. $132,000. Renters Considered. Call Josie Kamansky (860) 966-0569 Executive RE

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SUBARU Impreza 2010, all wheel drive, good cond. 15,000 remaining miles on factory warranty. $12,500. Call George 860-256-7161

Condos For Rent MERIDEN - 1BR Condo 1st FL W/D, Secured Building, Spacious. No pet. $775 plus Security. Available November 1st. 203-376-1259

CHESHIRE - 4 ROOMS Appliances, 1 Level, Deck. Incl Heat. No Pets. Convenient to 691 & 84. Lease. $1200/Mo. Call 203-393-1117 MER. 1 BR, 2nd flr, new carpet, W. side, prvt backyard & 2 attic rms, w/d, stove/refrig incld. $865/mo. + sec. 203-634-1195 12pm-8pm MER. Furn. Apts. East Side Incl Heat, HW, Elec. 2nd flr. Studio, $180/wk+ sec. 203-630-3823 12pm-8pm MERIDEN 1, 2, 3, & 4 BRs Starting at $580. W. Side. Sec & Refs a must! No Pets. Sec 8 Appr. 1st Mo. FREE! 203 600-5105

CHEVY TRAILBLAZER 2004 4 Door, 4WD, LT, Auto Stock# 3124A $7,988

Meriden 1023 Old Colony Rd. 2 BR Avail. Starting at $800. Heat & HW incl. Off St. Parking. 203-886-7016


MERCURY SABLE 2000 LS PREMIUM $2,988 BUY HERE - PAY HERE! (203) 269-1106


Apartments For Rent SOUTHINGTON. 40 Cornerstone. List Price $169,900. Beautiful townhouse located in the heart of Plantsville CT. A small complex conv to everything. Updated kitchen, baths, c/a, and natural gas. Move right in! Contact listing agent for information. Rob Marucci 203-756-2520.

BMW X3 2004 3.0 Premium Cold weather package 4 WD 152k miles. One owner. $8,900 or best offer. Call (860) 839-1465

SATURN ION 2 2006 Stock # 13205PB $5,500 Don’t Miss... Call Chris 203 271-2902

Mobile Homes For Sale

MERIDEN East Side Condo 2 BEDROOMS Fully applianced No pets. No smoking. $900 (203) 235-4853

LINCOLN 1988 Towncar, excellent condition, 43,000 orig miles. $2500/neg. 203235-9360, ask for Paul

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MERIDEN 1-2 BR Hubbard Park Central Air/Heat. 775 West Main Street. $795$995/mo. + utils. No pets. Call Chino 203 935-6224 or Niki 203 992-5605

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MERIDEN 1 BR, East Side. 1st Fl. Bright & Modern. Large Kitchen. All Appliances + Dish Washer. Off St. Parking. $725/ mo. Call 203 269-0763

WALLINGFORD 2BR, 1st Floor. 5 RMs Eat-In Kitchen, Hdwd Flrs. 2 Porches, WD Hookup Off-Street Parking Heat, HW and Trash Pickup Included No Pets/No Smoking $1350. 203-464-1847

MERIDEN 2/3BR, 2nd Fl. Spacious, Modern. Appliances incl. Off st parking. Sec 8 Approved. $800 + sec. Interested? Call Judy 203 927-8215 MERIDEN 2 BR, Lg 5 RM. All refinished hdwd flrs. New windows, fresh paint. Off st parking, WD hookup. Porch & deck. $995. 203 599-5130 MERIDEN 2 BR. clean. Well maintained. 6 Gold St. Lg BRs, sunny kitchen. WD hookup. $725. Call Will 860-834-2876

WALLINGFORD - Clean 2Br APT, W/D Hookup, off street parking, No Smoke/ pets, $900, 203-464-0766 WALLINGFORD Cute 2 BR Townhouse, end unit. Full bsmnt. WD hookup. Private entrance. Off street parking. Walk to school. $875/mo 2 mos sec + application fee. No pets. 203-284-0597


Wood / Fuel & Heating Equip

Fall Package Riding Specials Birthday Parties Pony Rides Rosehaven Stables, LLC Meriden www. 203-238-1600

Lawn and Garden

LAWN MoWer, Ariens, Wide Area Walk Mower, Model WAW1034, 34 inch cut. Exc Condition. $1100. Please Call: 203-235-4640

MERIDEN - 3 BR, 2nd FL. Heat & HW Included. Hardwood floors. Appliances, Off Street parking. No smoking. No Pets. $1,150/ mo. 203-444-5722

YALESVILLE - 1st flr, 2 bedrm apt, off st. parking, laundry room, big yard, no pets, 6 mo. lease, Wilcox Ln. 203-265-3939

Furniture & Appliances

MERIDEN 3 BR, 2 full baths and 2 BR, 1st floor. Franklin St. 2BR - 116 Hobart St. Very nice units, w/d hookup, off st parking. (203) 634-6550

Rooms For Rent

MERIDEN Clean 1 Room Efficiency 2nd Fl. Randolph Ave. Utils included. No pets. $450. 2 mos sec. Credit check required. 203-284-0597

Furniture & Appliances

Meriden-Clean safe furn 1st flr rm, utils incl. Share kit & bath. $110/wk. 203238-3369. Leave message.

AFFORDABLE Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators and Stoves. Appliance Repairs Will Deliver (203) 284-8986

MERIDEN Cottage St. 2-3 BRs. Unique. 2 Flrs. Off St. Parking. No pets. Sec. $1000/mo. 203 715-5488 MERIDEN Nice 2 bedroom, deposit, credit reference, no pets. 25 Griswold St. $850. Call 203-675-0171 or 203317-7222.

Stores & Offices for Rent

MERIDEN-WALLINGFORD Line Large 2 BR Modern Condo. Walk-in closets & Laundry. No pets. $900+ Utils. Call (203) 245-9493 PLAINVILLE-31 Tyler Ave. Just renovated 3 BR, 3rd flr. $1050/mo + sec & utils. Avail immed. 203-886-8808 SOUTHINGTON 1 BR, 4 Rm, 2nd floor, near hospital, A/C W/ Appl, utilities not included, ref and sec dep req. 860-621-2693 SOUTHINGTON 1 BR, 4 Rms, 1st Fl . Appls. Off st parking. Newly renovated. No smoking. No pets. $760. (860) 6214463 or 860 302-6051 SOUTHINGTON Immed Occup 2 BR apt, large kit w/ ref & range. Ample storage space, off st parking, safe, quiet residential neighborhood. 1st flr. No smoking, no pets. $875 plus utils. Call 860 628-8386 SOUTHINGTON - Lrg. 5 rm. 1BR, C-Air, Appliances, WD Hookup. Utilities not incl. Near hospital. Refs., Double security req. 860-621-2693

DINING TABLE Dark Wood, 60” plus 18” Leaf. With 6 Chairs 2 Captain, 4 Regular. 2 Years Old. $300 or Best Offer. Call 860 620-0892 or 860 205-2952

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/ Wkly. On Bus Line. 203-239-5333

KENSINGTON. 650 sq. ft office or retail space for lease, prime location. $900 negotiable. Call 860-8281848 or 860-930-4772.

Pets For Sale Attention Dog Owners! Dog Obedience and Canine Good Citizen Classes starting October 7 at Cheshire Park & Rec. Bruce Giannetti, Phil Huntington & Kathy Queen - Instructors. Call 203-2722743 9am-4pm. After 6pm Call 203-235-4852. BEAUTIFUL PUPPIES FOR SALE! Father: Italian Cane Corso Mastiff - Blue Bloodline. Mother: American Pitbull Terrier, Razors Edge Blue Bloodline. Blue & fawn male and females available now! Exceptional family dogs! Priced $600-$800. Call Jason - 203-980-6186 LOVING PUPS Reduced puppies for adoption. To view the puppies & notice of our next adoption day event, visit us at www.LOVINGpups.cOm Or Call 828-208-0757

Wanted to Buy

White solid core doors $25 call 203-238-1977

WLFD. 2 BR, 3rd flr, electric heat, gas hot water. $900/ mo plus util, washer & dryer included. Off st parking. No pets. 203-915-6183

MERIDEN 2 BRs Heat & hot water included. Off street parking. $900/mo. 203-639-8751

Miscellaneous For Sale

Moving MUST SELL Six months old Frigidaire Black Gas stove, asking $550. Call after 3 p.m. Call (203) 907-9758

Miscellaneous For Sale BED Frame, Twin, Maple $95. Mitre Saw, Manual, Metal $25. Pet Cage $40; Micrometers, 1” $20. Baby Dresser, Maple $30. (203) 235-1154 CANNISTER VAC - Kenmore. Qith tools. Very good condition. $60. (860) 621-6746 ELECTRIC HANDICAP SCOOTER Like new, New Battery runs for Hrs, Will easily climb hills, Great on dirt as well as paved rd, asking $700/OBO. Phone Cookie 203-272-5009 GENERATOR - G.E 13KW, Brand New, Never Used. 200 Amp, Auto Breaker, Runs on LP Gas. Battery & Manual Included. $2500. (203) 710-6439

EARLY SALE! Cleanest seasoned firewood in the state! $210 Full cord delivered. Discounts over 2, over 4 and picked up. South Meriden. MikE 203 631-2211 SEASONED FIREWOOD Cut & split. 18-20” Delivery or Pick Up $200/cord - $125/half cord 203-294-1775

Sporting Goods & Health

PISTOL PERMIT Or Long Gun Certificate Required for Connecticut Residents. 1 Session, $110. 203 415-1144

Antiques & Collectibles

THE Old brick factory, indoor & outdoor. Antique & vintage collectible. Sat & Sun, 9-3, 387 So. Colony St, Meriden, 203-600-5075.


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

MARKETPLACE Call 203-235-1953 to place your ad today!

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 ALL CASH FOR MILITARY ITEMS 203-237-6575 ANYTHING OLD WE BUY! (Call Us) FRANK’S (203) 284-3786

HOT Water baseboard heating units.(2) 4’ $20;(1) 8’ $30. Call 203-238-1977 VALLEY Stock horse Trailer 16Ft 1984 $800, Coleman generator 5000 watts $500, Honda pressure washer 2200 TSI 5 HP $350. Call 860-2769157

DEE’S ANTIQUES Buying Collectibles, Jewelry & Silver. China, Glass, Military, Musical. Anything old & unusual. Single item to an estate. 203-235-8431


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DEE’S ANTIQUES Buying Collectibles, Jewelry & Silver, China, glass, Military, Musical. Anything Old & Unusual. Single item to an Estate. 203 235-8431

OLD TOOLS WANTED, always buying old, used hand tools, carpentry, machinist, & engraving & workbench tools. If you have old or used tools that are no longer being used, call with confidence. Fair & friendly offers made in your home! Please call Cory, 860-322-4367

Local. Local. Local. Your Marketplace. WANTED Swords, daggers, helmets, medals etc. Call 203-238-3308

Music Instruments & Instruction

Music By RoBeRta PeRfoRMance & instRuction Voice Lessons All Ages and Levels Welcome. Piano Lessons Beginner to Intermediate. (203) 630-9295 TRUMPET Wanted for elementary school child, gently used. Please call 203-265-5713

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BUSINESSES & SERVICES Attics & Basement Cleaned Gary Wodatch Debris Removal of Any Kind. Homeowners, contractors. Quick, courteous svc. All calls returned. Ins. #566326. Office 203 2357723 Cell 860 558-5430

If you can’t find it in Marketplace it’s not for sale. GARY Wodatch Demolition Svs Sheds, pools, decks, garages. Quick, courteous srv. All calls returned. Ins. #566326. Office 203-2357723/Cell 860-558-5430

Carpentry REPAIRS & Replacement Lg/ Sm, Int/Ext. Stairs, Railing, Decks, Entry, Door, Window, Finish Basement. Complete Home Improvements. I can fix it. Work done by owner. 40+ years exp. Free Est. Ins. #578107 (203) 238-1449

Child Care HOME Daycare has 2 openings. 24 years experience. Loving home environment. (203) 269-6248 Lic # 26338


ENHANCE Your Outdoor Living Space with Custom Decks. Also do Roofing, Siding & Gutters CT Reg #621315 (203) 675-8084

Electrical Services T.E.C. ElECTriCal SErviCE 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. 203-2389846 MC/Visa Accepted

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


ICE DAMAGE? Seamless Gutters. Gutter repairs. 100% no clog leaf guard system w/lifetime warranty. CT Reg #621315 (203) 675-8084

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

Handypersons A-1 HANDYMAN PLUS CT Reg #606277. Give us a Call-WE DO IT ALL! Free Estimates. 203-631-1325 HOME DOCTOR LLC Small-Major Work. Outside/ Inside, Plumbing, Remodeling, Roofing, Any Odd Job. Since 1949 203-427-7259 Lic #635370 MGW HOME IMPROVEMENT Kitchens & Baths, Painting, Windows/Doors, Interior Remodeling, Gutters, Drywall, Decks/Porches & Basements Call MGW! CT #631942 203 886-8029 T.E.C. ElECTriCal SErviCE llC All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service SMALL JOBS WELCOME 203-237-2122

Always a sale in Marketplace. YALESVILLE Construction. Lic & Ins. #0631937. Additions, roofing, siding, decks, baths, kitchens, trim, floors, remodeling & plowing. (203) 535-2962

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YALESVILLE Construction. Lic & Ins. #0631937. Additions, roofing, siding, decks, baths, kitchens, trim, floors, remodeling & plowing. (203) 535-2962

admiral lawn care md Hedge Trimming, Grass Cutting, Fall cleanup. Free Est. Call (203) 630-9832

LENA’S MASONRY Family tradition, Over 25 yrs experience. Walkways, stone walls, veneer, brick, concrete, stucco & repairs. Free estimates. Lic. & ins. CT#600890 203 732-4544

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Junk Removal

Find your dream home in Marketplace. BILL RUDOLPH LANDSCAPING Certified Installer, Paver, Walks, Patios, Ret. Walls, Stairs, Shrub Replacement, Landscape Design/ Renov., Mulch/Stone, Waterfalls/Ponds, Lawn Repair/Install, Drainage/ Backhoe Work. Bus. 30 + yrs. We’re on Angie’s List! Free Est. HIC#0563661 203-237-9577

JUNK REMOVAL & MORE! 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

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PAUL’S MASONRY New & Repairs. Stone walls, arches, chimneys, sidewalks, fireplaces. Free est. #614863. 203-706-9281

POWERWASHING Houses, decks, fences. Local co., satisfaction guar. Ins. Olsen Oil & Power Washing 203-272-2699

PAUL’S MASONRY New & Repairs. Stone walls, arches, chimneys, sidewalks, fireplaces. Free est. #614863. 203-706-9281

HEDGE TRIMMING RICK’S Affordable Pricker Removal, Mowing, Soil/Seed, Cleanups. Brush, Tree. No Job Too Big or Small. 15 Years Exp. 203-530-4447

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Fall 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 LIC & INS. 203-535-9817 or 860-575-8218

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JT’s Landscaping, LLC Top Quality Work. Full Lawn Maint. Grass Cutting. Comm /Res, Lic/ins #616311 Free est today 203 213-6528 RJ LARESE Landscaping Res/Comm Lawn Maint. Fall Clean-Ups. Sr Disc. Free Est. 203 314-2782

Power Washing

POWER WASHING IS SPRING ClEANING On the outside. FREE ESTIMATES. #569127 Call Kevin 203-440-3279 POWER Wash M.D Houses, Gutters, Vinyl, Aluminum, & Decks, driveways & sidewalks. Free Est. Call (203) 630-9832


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



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Cheshire Citizen Oct. 10, 2013

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