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Volume 4, Number 42

BOE resolves parent’s ADA complaint By David Marchesseault Special to the Citizen

Prior to the regular North Haven Board of Education meeting for October, an open American Disabilities Act hearing was held on behalf of a 20-year-old student with Down syndrome who attends classes at the high school. The complaint was filed by the father of the student, stating that he was seeking a “reasonable accommodation” for his son. He had requested that the district provide transportation to an after school program at the Green Acres Elementary School. The point of contention between the school system and the parent related to a denial of bus service running from the high school to the elementary school which would require the youth to ride the bus with younger students. The

policy prohibiting such an arrangement has long been upheld and maintained by the school district. The program, provided primarily for elementary youngsters after school, is offered by the YMCA and is not part of the older boy’s Individualized Education Plan. Nor is the provision of the special transportation, thus the responsibility for providing the busing was questioned by the administration. Consequently, Director of Business and Operations, Edward Gomeau, and Assistant Superintendent of Schools, Patricia Brozek, had denied the request based on existing district policy. However, after discussion by the board, Superintendent Sara-Jane Querfeld suggested an arrangement for special transportation that would fall within regulations, thus resolving the is-

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sue to the parent’s satisfaction and eliminating the complaint. Anthony Giamattei, a guidance counselor at the local middle school, was recognized by a representative of the Connecticut School Counselor Association last Thursday at the Board of Education meeting for promoting excellence within the student body. In presenting the award, Pamela Anderson explained that her organization is an advocate for counselors and attempts to showcase exemplary comprehensive school counseling programs which focus on the development of pupil skills. The framed certificate noted that the North Haven Middle School guidance program developed by Giamattei, which is entitled “Career University,” facili-

Friday, October 16, 2009

First Selectman candidates make local connections

Citizen photo by Kyle Swartz

Selectman Michael Freda introduces Gov. M. Jodi Rell to Wes and Deborah Ward-O’Brien at Athena diner. See full story on page 5.

See BOE, page 8

Parents urged to attend Internet safety seminar By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

As the Internet rapidly expands, and social networks and chat rooms attract larger crowds, the risk of encountering an online predator increases, especially for the younger and older generations. Thankfully, a group of alert North Haven residents have taken action and organized an adult-only Internet safety seminar to be held in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28. “As a parent, our voices have been replaced with headphones, computer screens, and keyboards,” said Department of Community Services Youth Services Administrator Nancy Leddy. “We don’t know what conversations our kids are having, because we don’t hear them or see them.”

Leddy has joined forces with Deputy Police Chief Thomas McLoughlin and state PTA treasurer and former North Haven Middle School PTSA president Mary Pisani. The three engineered the Oct. 28 event, which will be hosted by former detective and Hamden police officer, and current University of New Haven professor of criminal justice Peter Massey. McLoughlin said that Massey is an expert in online crime. Massey held a similar seminar in North Haven several years ago. The professor projected his computer onto a large screen and demonstrated for those in attendance how effortless it was for a youth to find trouble. “He went online and acted as an adolescent,” McLoughlin said. “He showed how easy and how quick it was to be lured.”

The professor will give a similar presentation for his 2009 seminar. McLoughlin hopes that adults of all ages will attend. “The purpose is to raise awareness that as much as the Internet is a great place for information, it is also a place of danger,” McLoughlin said. “There are people there who are looking to take advantage of not just of kids, but the elderly as well. They’re just as fragile when it comes to being scammed.” The seminar is not intended for teenagers or younger, according to Massey. The presentation will include graphic content, as well as sensitive information intended only for parents. “Basically, he will hit on the Internet as a whole,” McLoughlin said of Massey’s seminar, “how the See Internet, page 8

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First Selectman Janet McCarty shares a friendly moment with Henry Kluppelholz at a senior luncheon hosted by the Democrats. See story on page 3.

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The North Haven Citizen — Friday, October 16, 2009

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For North Haven residents who are not registered to vote in the Nov. 3, 2009, election, special voter registration sessions will be held by the Registrars of Voters as noted below at the Registrars of Voters office, second floor, North Haven Memorial Town Hall, located at 18 Church St. Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, is the last day to register in person for those who, in accordance with Section 9-17 of the Elections Laws of Connecticut, are: 18 years old, U.S. citizens, and residents of North Haven. The mail-in registration deadline for the Nov. 3, 2009, election is Oct. 20, 2009. Mailin registration applications must be postmarked on or before Oct. 20, 2009, for the applicant to be entitled to vote in the election. Although the above dates are special voter-making sessions, residents who meet the above requirements may register any weekday in person at the North Haven Town Hall in the Registrars of Voters office Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or in the Town Clerk’s office, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition, voter registration cards can be filled out online and then downloaded from the town Web site: www.town.northhaven.ct.us or the Secretary of State’s Web site: www.sots.ct.gov.

for the Town of North Haven would like to announce that Joyce C. Budrow Senior members are now welcome to schedule appointments to apply for 2009-10 Connecticut Energy Assistance Program. Energy assistance appointments will take place at the American Legion Hall, 20 Church St., on the following dates: Tuesday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to noon Please schedule your appointment by calling (203) 239-2566. If you are unable to attend any of these appointments, you can schedule your appointment at the Department of Community Services office. Appointments will be available on Tuesdays, 2 to 4 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon; and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon; in the Community Services office, located in the Town Hall Annex Building, 5 Linsley St. This service is available by appointment for North Haven residents. Please note that eligibility is determined based upon the total income and assets of the applicant’s household. The following documentation must be brought at the time of your appointment: - Last four weeks of pay stubs (including SSI, SSD, unemployment or any other income source) for every individual in the household. - All documentation of assets (including most recent bank statements indicating amounts in any checking accounts, savings accounts, credit union accounts, stocks, bonds, CDs, IRAs, etc.) for every individual in the household. Please note that all pages of the bank

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The second annual Fall Festival of the Peter’s Rock Association is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 25, from noon to 3 p.m. at the park entrance at 133 Middletown Ave., in the Montowese section of town. Rain date is Sunday, Nov. 1, same time. Everyone is invited to come for a free picnic of hot dogs, soft drinks and chips and to participate in one of two scheduled guided hikes — one at 12:30 and one at 1:30 p.m. There will also be activities for children and lots of information about Peter’s Rock and the work of the association.

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Friday, October 16, 2009 — The North Haven Citizen

Democratic Town Committee hosts luncheon for seniors By Paul Colella Special to the Citizen

Last Friday afternoon the seniors were treated to a free lunch sponsored by the Democratic Town Committee. Several members of the committee, along with First Selectman Janet M. McCarty and State Rep. Steve Fontana, attended while helping to serve the meal. “This was a casual get together,” McCarty said. “I was impressed to see that people came out in the rain to attend the luncheon. The seniors

are wonderful people.” Nearly 60 people were in attendance. The menu consisted of potato salad, sandwiches with a choice of turkey and cheese or ham and cheese, fruit punch, coffee, tea, cake, and cookies. All the seniors enjoyed their lunch and many especially liked the peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies. “Today’s luncheon was a wonderful event,” said Mary Civitello, a senior and attendee. “I enjoy coming to the senior center and the people are great.”

First Selectman McCarty made her way to the tables and engaged in casual conversation with all those present. Conversation ranged from the weather, favorite television shows, town events, and joke telling. The seniors appreciated and enjoyed being waited on without having to tip their

servers. “I had a nice time,” said Jack Roche, a senior in attendance. “It was great to spend time with Janet, and I had the opportunity to tell some of my jokes which brought laughter and smiles to my fellow seniors.” Besides this event being a free luncheon, it was also a

double birthday celebration for two special seniors – Emily Ornato and Madeline Bassett – who proudly expressed that they had just turned 92 years young. Both Ornato and Bassett were born in 1917, grew up in New Haven,

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North Haven couple celebrated for dedication to the arts By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

Hopefully everybody in North Haven had a happy “Mary Lou and Joseph Fiore Day” on Sept. 30, 2009. The best fashion to have celebrated it? That is by having visited an art show, of course. For those unfamiliar with the special day, First Selectman Janet McCarty decried on Sept. 29 that the following day in 2009 would be named for the two longtime North Haven Art Guild co-presidents. “They mean so much to the town,” McCarty said. The announcement took place at the opening of the guild’s October art show, “The Art of Food and Drink,” on Sept. 29. Over a dozen local art enthusiasts, including the Fiores’ granddaughter, attended the 40-piece showing in the Studio 27 Gallery, the guild’s headquarters in the North Haven Cultural Center. As the attendees enjoyed the food-themed local art and snacked on cheese, crackers,

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ney to Studio 27. and wine, the first seThe guild originally lectman unexpectedly met in local public entered into the room. schools, Mary Lou said. She clutched against In 1976, she succeeded her body a large picin efforts to convince ture frame, its front obthen First Selectman scured from the gathWalter Gawrych to alering’s vision. Considlow the guild use of ering the evening’s space within the origievent, Joseph mistook nal town library, now McCarty’s mysterious the cultural center. accessory. Gawrych agreed, and “I thought that the the guild’s gallery first selectman had a shares the cultural cenpainting,” he said. “I ter with the North joked to her that only Haven Historical Socimembers of the Art ety. Guild could show The Fiores have rehere.” mained co-presidents of Instead, McCarty rethe guild, which at presvealed to the North Citizen photo by Kyle Swartz ent includes over 50 Haven Art Guild’s copresidents that she Mary Lou and Joseph Fiore were pre- artists from all over the carried a framed sented with a proclamation in their New Haven area. “The purpose of the proclamation. The honor by First Selectman Janet Mcart guild is to promote document announced art and culture in at its bottom, “Now, Carty. town,” Mary Lou said. therefore I: Janet M. She exhibited two McCarty, Chief ExecuHaven,” she said. Mary Lou tive of the Town of North spoke with her instructor, lo- paintings in the October Haven, by virtue of the au- cal artist Alfred J. Tulk, and show. “Café Violet” depicts thority invested in me by he recommended that she an empty-seated café table served for lunch above its Town Charter, do hereby pro- start a guild. claim September 30, 2009, as Mary Lou advertised in lo- purple tablecloth. “He came Mary Lou and Joseph Fiore cal papers and began to or- to tea?” depicts two empty, Day in North Haven.” ganize meetings. Her adult white wicker chairs around a The honor was meant to re- education classmates joined table set for afternoon tea. The Fiores’ day was ward the Fiores for their with other interested local decades of service to art in artists to form the North prompted by family friend North Haven. Haven Art Guild. Their first and fellow guild member, The Fiores helped found showing took place on the Deborah McLaughlin. “I wanted them to get recthe North Haven Art Guild in Town Green in 1966. It was a 1965. At that time, Mary Lou “line art show,” in which the ognized,” she said. “They was a member of a local adult pieces were displayed dan- have put their hearts into education art class. gling from thin rope lines this for many years.” McLaughlin contacted Mc“It was my idea to talk to like drying laundry. our art instructor about “And we’ve progressed Carty and asked whether the whether we were ever going since then,” Mary Lou said, town could perform some to see an art guild in North alluding to the guild’s jour- sort of honor for the Fiores.

McCarty conceptualized the reverent day. “She came up with Mary Lou and Joseph Fiore Day as a way to recognize the arts in North Haven,” McLaughlin said of McCarty. “Art is always the first thing they look to cut in the schools, but this shows people how wonderful art can be, and how it makes life beautiful.” “It’s well deserved,” McLaughlin added. The tribute came as a complete surprise to the Fiores. “I was unaware that it was going to be presented to us,” Joseph said. “All of a sudden, I saw the First Selectman walk in the door.” “It was a complete surprise,” Mary Lou said. The tribute was also well received by the North Haven Art Guild’s co-presidents. “What a great honor for the two of us,” Joe said. “What a complete honor, really,” Mary Lou said. “We’ve been tied to our community all these years.” The proclamation, written by McCarty, compliments the co-presidents for their continued dedication to the arts in North Haven. The first selectman writes, “Mary Lou and Joe Fiore have kept the arts alive and viable in town by hosting at least three art shows each year and promoting the work of our high school students in the Art Guild Gallery. The residents of the town, especially the resident artists, are grateful

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Friday, October 16, 2009 — The North Haven Citizen

Gov. Rell welcomed as a celebrity during last week’s visit to town “You make me feel like a celebrity,” Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell joked as she ascended the steps to Athena Diner in North Haven. Cameras flashed as the state’s leader visited the Washington Avenue diner on Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in support of Michael Freda’s campaign for First Selectman. Before Rell’s arrival, several dozen locals waited anxiously in the parking lot, many wearing Freda campaign pins. Rell pulled up in a darkened state vehicle, and applause broke out as she stepped out to greet her supporters. Many people lined up to shake her hand and have their photograph taken with the governor. Eventually, Rell pushed through the outside gathering and proceeded into the diner. With Freda and State Sen. Len Fasano (R-North Haven) in tow, the governor

made her way through the diner, stopping at booths to chat with patrons, some of whom were completely unaware of her scheduled visit that evening. One such unsuspecting Athena’s customer was Sylvan Desisto. He was midway through dinner with his wife Carey and children Isabella and Nicolas, seated at the first booth to the right of the entrance, when the governor entered the eatery, turned, and introduced herself. “It was pretty cool,” Sylvan said afterward. “It was a nice surprise. We didn’t know that she was going to be here.” Rell spoke to the whole Desisto family for several minutes, including young Nicolas. “She was asking him about school and how old he was,” Sylvan said. Rell also touched on more casual subjects, including sports. “She wanted to know if I

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Gov. M. Jodi Rell chats with the Desisto family as they eat dinner at the Athena Diner on Oct. 7. The governor visited the North Haven eatery in support of first selectman candidiate Michael Freda.

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First ever Best Buddies Friendship Walk in town this weekend By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

The first annual Best Buddies Connecticut Friendship Walk will take place on Oct. 17, beginning at the North Haven Middle School. Best Buddies is a national program that matches up students with intellectual disabilities with students without disabilities, according to state director Nikki Bestiko. The pairs, which are formed based on similar ages and mutual interests, spend time together inside and outside of the classroom. Registration for the Oct. 17 walk will begin at 9 a.m. The event will feature a one or a three mile walk - both start at 10 a.m. and begin and finish at the middle school. The event will include breakfast, lunch, an antique

car show, and live entertainment from kids group The Sunshine Road Show. The live entertainment is sponsored by the middle school PTSA, Bestiko said. Additionally, awards will be handed out for the highest fundraising individual and team. Best Buddies Connecticut serves more than 2,200 people in the state at nine middle schools, 33 high schools, and 13 college chapters, according to an event press release. Bestiko said that 150 North Haven students are involved in Best Buddy friendship pairs. Additionally, both the town’s high school and middle school have studentrun Best Buddy chapters, which make the pairings and plan activities for the buddies. “We’re teaching kids with

intellectual disabilities that they shouldn’t have to eat lunch by themselves, and that they should have somebody to study with and hang out with,” Bestiko said. “Everybody deserves to have a friend.” Bestiko said that the fundraising event has already raised $12,000, with a goal of $30,000. Although the exact walking paths are yet to be determined, Bestiko said that they will most likely loop around the Town Green. Bestiko added that approximately 300 people have signed up for the event so far, but she added that she is hoping for 500 walkers. “There will be hundreds of people out in the community,” she said. The event will be more than simply a fundraiser, as Bestiko hopes it will draw attention to Best Buddies’ new

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offices in North Haven. “It’s also about generating awareness in the community.” she said. “We’d like to build support from the community.” Best Buddies set up new offices at 28 Washington Ave. last year. Bestiko said that the town has already been extremely receptive. “Town Hall has been very supportive of our programs,” she said. In fact, North Haven Town Hall will declare Oct. 17, 2009, as “Friendship Day” in town, Bestiko said. She added that Selectman Steve Fontana will make a presentation at the walk to commemorate the day. Bestiko created the first annual Best Buddies Connecticut Walk after researching successful walks hosted by Best Buddies chapters from other states. The appeal of the walk is its communal nature and public visibility, according to the state director. “I really liked the idea of a walk because everybody could do it,” Bestiko said. “It is an opportunity to showcase the people in our pro-

grams in the local area.” Individuals who are raising donations can register online or at the event. Fundraising walking can be done by individuals or teams. There will be prizes rewarded for certain amounts of donations raised – a $50 amount raised will be rewarded with a T-shirt, with other prizes for larger donations. There is no fee for registration, Bestiko said, and anybody can participate in the event. “It’s about friendships and promoting Best Buddies Connecticut and highlighting our programs,” Bestiko said. “We’re looking to have a funfilled family day.” Bestiko added that she is pleased with the amount of people already registered to participate in the event. “It has been great for a first year event, especially in this economy,” she said. “It has had really great support in the community.” Bestiko wanted to thank Best Buddies Connecticut’s many sponsors. For more information, visit www.bestbuddiesct.org/ walk or call (203) 234-3996.

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Community Bible Church celebrates 50 years, looks toward future growth By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen As North Haven’s Community Bible Church celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, its pastor Jim Bennett is gazing toward the future. “We’re very excited and encouraged about where we’re going,” Bennett said. “There’s a lot of vibrant life here. I think we’re heading to our best times.” The church’s 36 Sackett Point Road property was originally formed as a new branch in 1949 from the Trinity Church of Woodbridge. A decade later, the offshoot’s congregation became selfsupporting, and the Community Bible Church blossomed into its own entity in 1959. Presently, the original, small, white building is still standing, having undergone only minor alterations through the years. The pews have been removed in favor of rows of chairs, in order to better make use of the intimate main hall. A handicapped ramp and bathroom

have been added, along with infant changing stations in the bathrooms. Besides those few adjustments, the church is still the same modest house of worship it was in 1949. Several regular windows run along each wall in lieu of multicolored, stained glass displays. A small stage stands before 58 padded chairs. A faded, wooden piano rests alongside the wall. A nursery, kids’ room, and open room make up the basement. But what the Community Bible Church lacks in physical size, it makes up with its focused adherence to faith. A plastic sign to the left of the main stage reads: “Where people are significant and Jesus is more valuable than anything.” “One of our core values is authenticity,” Bennett said, meaning authenticity of faith, and not necessarily decoration and routine. “We’re not playing around here,” Bennett continued. “We’re not tied into looking right or putting on a show just so you can check attend-

ing church off of your weekly list. People come in wearing jeans. We’re about an honest pursuit of God, a journey with other people, and helping other people along.” Bennett’s specific belief in non-perfunctory faith bodes well for the church’s future growth and personality. The pastor said that before he arrived in 2004, the church had a history of attracting pastors with short tenures. Most pastors would remain for two to three years, either those that were older taking one last position before retirement, or younger pastors utilizing the church as a step to larger congregations. Because of this, the size of congregations would ebb and flow. The church did not even have a pastor for a few years before Bennett. These issues have disallowed the church to form a consistent personality or grow beyond its small building. Bennett hopes to change that. “We’re just getting going,” he said. “You don’t really

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grow without a committed pastor. There has recently been a high level of commitment and a high level of serving. It’s a very good sign. There’s some very good energy and interaction between people.” The pastor said that Sundays typically bring a worship of about 50 people. Bennett has also found success with his Wednesday family nights, which he said attract double of the Sunday attendance. The family nights feature games and Bible handbooks for kids. Bennett said that the family nights, begun shortly after his arrival, are already pushing the church’s capacity limits. Therefore, sometime in the following weeks, he will be moving his family out of the church’s next door pastor house. The house, built around 1955, will be used as classrooms, Sunday morning programs, and for the expansion of family night. “That way, everybody won’t be on top of each other,” Bennett said with a

laugh. However, as the church grows, Bennett does hope to retain the intimate atmosphere of a smaller congregation, especially for the sake of his view of honest faith. “As churches get bigger, they tend to wrestle with wanting to go back to being like a small church,” the pastor said. “You can’t say ‘hi’ to everybody in a large church. It is part of our human nature not to open up to everybody.” The intimate atmosphere of a smaller congregation forces people to be honest with each other. “In a smaller church, people can know each other better,” Bennett said. “It gives an opportunity to connect with somebody and honestly pray for them and have them pray for you.” “We recently helped along a family where the guy lost his job,” Bennett added. “Now that can happen in a larger church, but we’re really aware of it in a smaller

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tates student curiosity and assists them in the selection of coursework for their high school years and beyond. The feedback that the guidance department has received from graduates has been overwhelmingly positive. Under her monthly Superintendent’s Report, the impact of the new state budget on public school education was presented by Querfeld. She distributed copies of S.B. No. 2053 which details the legislative act. The first section extends the implementation date of the 2007 school suspension law yet another year to July 1, 2010. That law requires that the vast majority of student suspensions be held within the confines of the school. The next section limits the use of substitute teachers without a bachelor’s degree to a maximum of 10 days. In the past, the Commissioner of Education could allow their use for up to a full year. Querfeld stated that most of the new regulations relate to magnet schools, but she did point out that the burden of financing the very involved evaluative requirements for new teachers has now been placed upon the town, not the state. The mentoring and coaching aspects

of the evaluation of new teachers can be costly. However, the superintendent was pleased with the “reconstituting of the Early Childhood Cabinet” which should bolster readiness, preschool, and kindergarten programs. During public comments, Wes O’Brien, a Republican candidate for the board in November, criticized a statement of an opposing candidate supporting the McCarty administration claiming “a close and collaborative relation” with Superintendent Querfeld when the Board of Finance cut her budget $450,000. “My point is that Sara was not consulted,” O’Brien said. He then asked rhetorically if there were a pattern, since the health insurance carrier was changed last year in a similar manner, creating expensive union action through suits against the town. Gary Amato, a regular attendee, addressed the board on his ongoing battle for a safe intersection at the entrance to the North Haven Middle School. He expressed his dissatisfaction with the signage that has been put up by the town, and said that he continues to pursue blinking lights at the site. Also in regard to safety, Amato commented on his concerns about fire or other emergencies at the meetings of the Board of Education. He sug-

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gested that their meetings, which have seen a large number of attendees, be held in the town’s library because of the congestion in the Board of Education’s conference room. He then went on to criticize the fact that the controversy over the use of the schools for political purposes was brought to a special board meeting recently, rather than allowing it to be settled by the school administration. He felt that it hurt the image of the community to have the issue blown up in the local newspapers when it could have been handled behind the scenes. Finally, Amato inquired on behalf of some senior citizens about the fact that four boilers at the new high school need major repair. Chairman John Lambert advised that it would not be wise to publicly discuss a pending litigation issue. Three other citizens addressed the board with concerns ranging from the demolition of the former high school to policies on wellness in the schools. The first was said to be the result of extremely poor building conditions, while the other is under review by the board’s Curriculum Committee. One parent claimed that the state has lowered its standard on the student fitness examination since children are not able to meet the former requirements. The superintendent encouraged parents interested in serving on the district’s wellness committee to contact her at her office, although she indicated that it may be more effective to work with the building’s own committee or even with the classroom teachers since they are allowed to set standards regarding the type of snacks and the consumption of healthy food.

Internet Continued from page 1 Internet has evolved, and what is online.” While Leddy and McLoughlin, both parents themselves, can represent concern from the town and local law authorities, Pisani approaches Internet safety as a worried parent. “After school, my 15-yearold is at football practice until 6 p.m.,” Pisani said. “After that, he’s on the computer from 7 to 11 p.m. Everybody on the football team is on Facebook.” “Kids don’t know that they are putting too much information out there,” Pisani added. “A 17-year-old will post that they are going to be at this place at this time.” McLoughlin said that while he does not have a Facebook account, he has made a fake username and page should the police department need to access the site for a case. Incredibly, despite the account belonging to a completely fictitious individual, McLoughlin said that he has been “friended” by two other Facebook users. McLoughlin said that these types of people are just looking to take advantage of somebody, somehow. While it is an extreme example, it is tough to forget the recent “Craigslist Killer,” a Boston University medical student who preyed on young women through the popular forum. Additionally, Dateline NBC’s “To Catch a Predator” series continues to expose adults who use the Internet to arrange trysts with underage children. “There are a lot of creeps out there – there’s no doubt about it,” McLoughlin said. “That’s why we need a professional like Pete.” Augmenting the issue of

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kids and adolescents posting too much information and visiting inappropriate sites is that their parents are undereducated on the subject. “Those of us in our 50s and 40s, a lot of us are naïve to what is really out there,” McLoughlin said. “There’s a lot of stuff out there.” “The advancements in technology have been so huge,” Leddy said, speaking as a parent. “We need to be able to understand what our kids are punching into a computer system. There is a learning curve for all of us.” Of the three concerned locals, only Pisani has a Facebook account. Leddy, whose children are in their 20s, said that she almost joined Facebook because it is a viable tool to keep in touch with friends and family. At the last minute, she declined to join. Facebook, Craigslist, Twitter, MySpace, and other popular forums are just the beginning. There are countless, lesser-known sites in which anybody posing as anybody can connect with everybody. McLoughlin said that Pisani intends to do just that at the seminar. “Pete will go live on the Internet,” he said. “He will show the audience how easy it is to find things, and engage in conversation with people you don’t know. He will stay online until somebody makes a suggestive remark inappropriate for the age that Pete says he is.” Leddy is still amazed by Massey’s past performance of pretending to be an adolescent online. “Last time, he spoke to somebody he shouldn’t have been speaking to real quickly,” she said. “I can still remember the response of the audience saying ‘whoa – look how quickly he did that.’” The Oct. 28 seminar came about after concerned parents of middle school students contacted Pisani last year. The former middle school PTSA president then got in touch with the police department, who brought Town Hall on board. “It was a matter of everybody reaching out to everybody,” McLoughlin said. “We hope the education brings a balance to Internet use,” Leddy said. “And not just for parents, but for sen-

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On Monday, Oct. 19, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the Caritas Christi Center, Hamden, will present the first of a threeweek series which will renew your appreciation of Catholic Christian heritage down through the ages. To register, please call Sr. Patricia Cigrand at (203) 281-2569.

Centering prayer

On Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Caritas Christ Center, 295 Benham St., Hamden, will present an Introduction to the practice of Centering Prayer. The program is presented by Sr. Carolyn Severino. There will be

three follow-up sessions on Saturday, Oct. 17, Nov. 7, and 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. To register please call Sr. Patricia Cigrand at (203) 281-2569.

Surviving anger “Surviving Anger” for the divorced and bereaved, will be presented on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Caritas Christi Center, 295 Benham St., Hamden. The video presentation talks about different causes of anger and what triggers the emotions. Strategies are explored for analyzing and dealing with one’s own anger and the anger of others. Sr. Mauryeen O’Brien, director of Divorced and Bereaved

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Ministries, will facilitate the program. To register, call (203) 281-2569.

Mah Jongg tournament A Mah Mongg tournament will be held Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Temple Beth Sholom, 1809 Whitney Ave., Hamden. It will be a six round (24 games) tournament with prizes. There will be coffee and a complete dairy lunch. Play rounds one to two are from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and play rounds four to six are from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Please register by Wednesday, Oct. 14.

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On Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., the Caritas Christi Center, Hamden, will present the film, The Station Agent. Jim Pepitone will facilitate the presentation. To register, call Sr. Patricia Cigrand at (203) 2812569.

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tonville Road, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m. All proceeds will directly benefit the North Haven Food Pantry, the Youth and Young Adult Mission Funds, and the wider outreach of the congregation. Highlights include the Haunted Maze, the Crazy Clowns, Living Graveyard, Mad Scientist’s Laboratory, Tunnel of Lights, Haunted Dining Room, and the Master’s Chamber. This Haunted House is not recommended for very small children or the faint of heart. Strobe lights, fog machines and other special features will be in effect throughout. In addition, the church will host a Children’s Halloween Party throughout the night on Saturday only, featuring games, crafts, music and refreshments. Children are encouraged to come dressed in their costumes. Open rain or shine. Haunted House is indoors or mostly covered when outside.

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Sunday, Oct. 25, at 4 p.m. in the social hall. Please bring a music stand (if you own one), and any music you would like to share. This group has fun sight reading different kinds of music, and enjoys refreshments, too. Come join us to play, sing, or just listen. All levels welcome. For more info, call or e-mail Meri Fleischman: (203) 288-3981, e-mail: fluteplayer1975@yahoo.com. Temple Beth Sholom is located at 1809 Whitney Ave, Hamden. Call (203) 288-7748, or visit www.tbshamden.com for more info.

All Saints Day

The North Haven Congregational Church, 28 Church St., will observe All Saints Day during the worship service on Sunday, Nov. 1, 9:30 a.m. Names of those who have died will be read. If you would like someone’s name included on All Saints Sunday, please call the church office at (203) 239-5691.

Newcomers at Congregational Church

A series of four gatherings for newcomers to the North Haven Congregational Church, 28 Church St., will be held on Sundays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, and 22, from 11 a.m. to noon in the church library. These occasions, hosted by the Board of Deacons, will provide an opportunity to learn about the church and its members. All who are interested are invited.

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Obituaries Ann Proto DePalma

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Sylvia Roop Sylvia Grace Franco Roop, 89, died Oct. 9, 2009, at the Masonic Healthcare Center in Wallingford. Sylvia was born in New Haven, Dec. 19, 1919, a daughter of the late Francis Franco and Florence Benevento Franco. She grew up in Fair Haven and graduated from Hillhouse High School and the former Stone Business Academy in New Haven. She retired from Connecticut Savings Bank of New Haven after having previously spent 35 years with Beneficial Finance Company. Sylvia’s memberships included the Lions Club of

New Haven, Lioness Club where she served as president and director; Pyramid Temple Daughters of the Nile, Beta Sigma Phi International Business, Woman’s Sorority, and the Mount Carmel Congregational Church. In 1949 Sylvia married E. Bernard Roop of New Haven. They settled in North Haven where they lived for 56 years before moving to Masonicare in Wallingford. Sylvia was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, her parents, and a brother, Salvatore Franco. She is survived by her sister, Mary Dennison, of Harrodsburg, Ky., a nephew, Richard Morris, and a niece, Barbara Stephens. She is also survived by her step-daughter, Lynda

MacArthur and her husband, Gordon, of Castine, Maine; her granddaughter, Susan Walsh, and her husband Sean, of Blue Hill, Maine; her grandson, Gordon (Mac) MacArthur, and his wife, Kathy, of Castine, Maine; and great-grandchildren, Sydney, Grady, Bess, and Will, all of Maine. A funeral service was held Oct. 14 at the Beecher and Bennett Funeral Home, Hamden. Interment was in All Saints Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA, 01104.

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Ann Proto DePalma, 81, of Sugar Hill Road, North Haven, died Oct. 10, 2009. She was the wife of Bernard J. DePalma. Ann was born Aug. 25, 1928, in New Haven, and was the sixth child of the late Frank and Irene Longobardi Proto. Prior to her retirement from Brescome Barton Company as a receptionist, she also was a hair stylist for 30 years working for her brother Antoine’s Beauty Salon, Venus Salon, and Ralph’s Salon of Beauty. She is survived by her children, David (Diane) DePalma, of Hamden, Bernie (Mary) DePalma, of Ithaca, N.Y., and Irene (Dominic) Savo, of North Haven; grandchildren, Jamie and Dominic Savo, Taylor and Turner DePalma; brothers and sisters, Antoine (Josephine) Proto, of Georgia, Neil (Gilda) Proto, Annette Falcone, all of Hamden; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Frank “Jay� Proto Jr.; and sisters, Mildred “Millie� Cioffe, and Marie “Connie� Bagnasco. A funeral Mass was celebrated Oct. 13 at St. Barnabas Church. Entombment was in All Saints Mausoleum. The North Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2911 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06517.

John J. Bowen Sr., son of Clara Naccarato Bowen of Old Clintonville Road, North Haven, died Oct. 11, 2009. Mr. Bowen, a former resident of West Haven since 1934, was born in Waterbury on Oct. 3, 1924, a son of the late Milo and Mary Clare Bowen. He was a U.S. Army infantry veteran of World War II having served in the campaigns of Rhineland, Ardennes, and Central Europe. He was retired from the Metro North Railroad. He was a member of the American Legion Railroad Post 119 and the Allingtown Seniors He is survived by his sons, John (Susan) Bowen Jr., of North Haven, and Paul Bowen, of West Haven; grandchildren, Shaun, Joseph, Michael, and Jay Bowen; a sister, Margaret (Harry) Guthrie, of West Haven; brothers, Milo (Laurie) Bowen, of Branford, and Thomas (Sally) Bowen of West Haven. He was prede-

ceased by a sister, Mary Moscato. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. John Vianney Church, West Haven, on Oct. 13. Burial was at St. Lawrence Cemetery with military honors. The Keenan Funeral Home, 238 Elm St., West Haven, was in charge of arrangements.

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Saturday

Best Buddies — On Saturday, Oct. 17, there will be a Best Buddies Friendship Walk to raise money to support programs that promote friendship and inclusion in middle schools, high schools, and colleges in Connecticut. The walk includes a one- to three-mile walk starting and finishing at North Haven Middle School, Bailey Road. Registration opens at 9 a.m. at North Haven Middle School, with both routes starting at 10 a.m. Registration can be made online at www.bestbuddiestct.org/walk, or phone (203) 234-3996. Halloween festival — Join North Haven Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge 2805 for a Kid’s Halloween Festival on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the North Haven Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge, 540R Washington Ave. (behind Dino’s restaurant). All children ages four through 12 are invited for a free afternoon of pumpkin decorating, seasonal refreshments, games, and more. There will also be a “spooky” maze and costume contest. Members and nonmembers are invited to participate. For more information, contact Jessica at (203) 239-2999. Madi Ponte Foundation — The Madi Ponte Foundation will have a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Our Lady of Pompeii Church Hall, 355 Foxon Road, East Haven. Festivities include breakfast, raffle, magician and face painting. Tickets can be purchased by e-mailing the madipontefund@sbcglobal.net or calling Michelle at (203) 2341080. The Madi Foundation provides families of medically fragile children, who are being treated at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, with reimbursement for non-medical expenditures (parking, gas, food,

and lodging) that families incur while their children are hospitalized for long periods of time.

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Tuesday

Irish History — Professor David A. Valone will speak at the Irish History Round Table on Tuesday, Oct. 20, about President Woodrow Wilson and the early 20th century struggle for an independent Ireland. Round Table meetings are at 8 p.m. at the Knights of St. Patrick, 1533 State St., New Haven. Meetings are open to the public without charge.

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Friday

Haunted House — The Haunted House at Faith United Methodist Church will take place on Friday, Oct. 23, at 81 Clintonville Road (Route 22), from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. Proceeds will directly benefit the North Haven Food Pantry, the Youth Mission Fund, and the wider outreach of the congregation. This is not recommended for small children or the faint of heart. Haunted House is open rain or shine.

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Saturday

Haunted House — The Haunted House at Faith United Methodist Church will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 81 Clintonville Road (Route 22), from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. In addition, the church will host a Children’s Halloween Party throughout the night, featuring games, crafts, music and refreshments. Children are encouraged to come dressed in their costumes. Proceeds will directly benefit the North Haven Food Pantry, the Youth Mission Fund, and the wider outreach of the congregation. Haunted House is open rain or shine.

Hamden Woman’s Club — The Hamden Woman’s Club will hold its annual luncheon and fashion show on Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at Zandri’s Stillwood Inn, Route 5, Wallingford. Proceeds will go toward purchase of physical therapy equipment for the West Haven Veterans’ Hospital. For reservations, call Marge at (203) 281-0118.

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Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit Apostle Immigrant Services, a nonprofit educational and legal services provider in New Haven.

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Making Strides Campaign — Flair for Hair is participating in the “Making Strides Campaign” on Sunday, Oct. 25, 1 p.m., at Light House Point Park, New Haven. Flair for Hair is a Pink Ribbon sponsor and will have a team that day. To be a member of the team, stop in and sign up, or ask Emily or Lori for details. There will be a free Paul Mitchell gift for the first 20 people who sign up. Peter’s Rock festival — The second annual Fall Festival at Peter’s Rock Park is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 25, from noon to 3 p.m. The park is located at 133 Middletown Ave., behind the First Fuel Gas Station in the Montowese section of town.

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Thursday

Free lecture — James E. Lukaszewski will deliver the lecture, “Rebuilding Trust in America’s Institutions,” at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Mancheski Executive Seminar Room in the Lender School of Business Center at Quinnipiac University, 275 Mt. Carmel Ave., Hamden. This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information about the lecture, please call (203) 582-8652.

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Used book sale — A used book sale will be held at Sacred Heart Academy, 295 Benham St., Hamden, on

Mr. and Mrs. William Mulqueen have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on the island of St. Kitts in the West Indies. Mr. Mulqueen and the former Carol Cappetta were married on Sept. 16, 1959, at St. Rose of Lima Church in New Haven. Celebrating with their parents were their children, Cheryl Vincent, of Wallingford, Susan Mulqueen, of North Haven, and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Ludington (Eileen), also of North Haven. Stacey Vincent, their grandchild, was also in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Mulqueen are expecting a new grandchild in December 2009. Mr. Mulqueen was employed for 35 years with the Eastern Press Printing Co. and smaller printing companies in later years. Mrs. Mulqueen was employed for 30 years at A & P Foodmart. She is currently employed with the North Haven school system.


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CitizenOpinion Bob Dornfried

The North Haven Citizen Friday, October 16, 2009

Letters to the Editor McCarty-Fontana picture of success To the editor: A wise person once said, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Despite the questionable grammar, can anyone suggest a better reason to support the current administration in North Haven’s Town Hall? The folks who spend their time looking for minutia to criticize will always find something to sink their teeth into, but an honest assessment of the accomplishments of the McCarty/Fontana record results in an overall picture of success. Why change? Theirs is “A Proven Track Record.” Joe Cappucci Lorraine Cappucci North Haven

Democrats use “bully” tactics

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The North Haven Citizen is published every Friday by the Record-Journal Publishing Co. and is delivered by mail to all homes, businesses and post office boxes in North Haven. Sue VanDerzee, Managing Editor Pamela Morello, Associate Editor Kyle Swartz, Reporter Contributors: Paul Colella, David Marchesseault Michael F. Killian, General Manager Brian Monroe, Advertising Director Christopher Cullen, Advertising Sales Roe Harding, Advertising Sales Evelyn Auger, Office Assistant

It’s almost election time — Are you ready to vote? It’s almost election time. Are you ready to vote? Did you take the time to register? Voter registration is really easy and with the Internet you can literally have access to voter registration forms 24/7. A voter registration form can be found on the town Web site: www.town.north-haven.ct.us under town hall departments — Registrars of Voters and on the Secretary of the State’s Web site. Just fill out a voter registration card and mail it to: Registrar of Voters, 18 Church St., North Haven, CT 06473. The cut-off date for mailin registration is Oct. 20. Thereafter you have until noon on Oct. 27 to register in person. Did you recently move into town from another municipality? If you did, you need to register to vote here. Did you move from one place in North Haven to another place in North Haven? You need to update your registration. Are you going away to school but you want to vote in the North Haven November election? You need to obtain an application for an absentee ballot through the town clerk’s office. The town clerk’s office handles the absentee requests for ballots and their collection.

To the editor: I was disturbed when I read Leigh Gomez’s complaint against Janet McCarty. The complaint indicates that the relationship deteriorated when Ms. Gomez had lunch with a Republican. Could there be such overt, petty partisan nonsense in this administration? Recently, many town vendors received a letter signed by Ms. McCarty asking for political contributions to her campaign. The letter asks businesses to buy an ad in her campaign fundraiser ad book in order to be recognized as supportive of her administration. Such a letter from the town’s CEO and purchasing agent is clearly improper. Recently, we learned that one of Ms. McCarty’s biggest supporters created quite a stir by going to Big Y to voice his displeasure over/encourage a boycott of Big Y for allowing Mike Freda into a photo of a check presentation to the Sons and Daughters of Italy. Recently, Ms. McCarty’s campaign manager wrote a letter that appeared in the local papers that contained blatant falsehoods about the financial condition of the

town – past and present, the library construction project and the high school construction project. In August, Mike Freda challenged Janet McCarty to live, unscripted debates in a public setting in order to allow the residents and voters of North Haven to ask questions and receive answers from the candidates for first selectman. After refusing to participate in any live, unscripted debates, Ms. McCarty’s campaign team attempted to bully the superintendent of schools into not allowing the use of the schools. Recently, DTC chairman Peter Criscuolo has asked more than one property owner/tenant to remove Mike Freda’s sign from their property. At least one business owner has been told that if the sign doesn’t come down, Mr. Criscuolo will tell people not to patronize the business establishment. Now we know that Ms. McCarty’s campaign strategy is to attempt to use her office to bully, intimidate and scare anyone who supports her opponent. Is this the “change” that you want to keep? Jim Thompson North Haven

McCarty administration invests in schools

To the editor: Republican selectman candidate Tim Doheny insisted on facts in a recent letter, claiming a six-figure sum spent on repairing the longleaking roof on North Haven Middle School was a “maintenance item.” Whether routine maintenance or capital expense, as a member of the Board of Finance, Mr. Doheny should know the fact is his Republican administration didn’t allocate sufficient funds to the Board of Education to fix the roof. In fact, his running mate, Mike Freda’s going-away present, after he lost his seat on the Board of Finance, was a school budget that forced the Board of Education to ask the town for an

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Friday, October 16, 2009 — The North Haven Citizen

Election 2009

First Selectman candidate Q&A

Editor’s note: First Selectman Janet McCarty (D) and Selectman Michael Freda (R) will be participating in a Question and Answer column every other week as we approach the Nov. 3 municipal election. The North Haven Citizen is asking readers to submit questions about topics they would like to hear more about. Email your questions to news@thenorthhavencitizen.com. This week’s question was: “How will you approach the improvement and upkeep of infrastructure throughout the town?” By tightening our financial belt, reducing excess spending, and hiring top-notch personnel, my administration has made a substantial commitment to improving North Haven’s infrastructure. These improvements are ongoing in every neighborhood and saving us money as we continue to McCarty prepare for future economic development. First, with no investment by the town, we updated every street light in town with lower-energy units. We predict that this change alone will save us $108,000 a year. Second, this fall we paved five miles of roads throughout North Haven. The roads were identified by our Public Works professionals as most needing re-paving. Paving foremost is a safety issue, but it also affects drainage. Properly maintained roads are safer for driving, bike riding, or taking a walk through your neighborhood. Third, with drainage in mind, we tackled two challenges that have long plagued the town: updating our Water Pollution Control facility and repairing or installing new catch basins. Modernizing our WPCA facility helps us to address the present and future needs of North Haven for economic development even as we make North Haven a better place for the families that live here. Furthermore, we have approximately 2,100 catch basins in town, and we are adding to that number. Newer, larger and cleaner catch basins lead to better drainage and less roadway and property flooding as well as less sediment in our waterways. Therefore, we are adding to the life of our roads and drainage infrastructure by making this investment. Just like North Haven’s home-

owners, we are making a smaller investment now to protect our much larger investment in the plant on Universal Drive. Fourth, my administration prioritized and presented for town meeting approval, bonding for two important projects which had been inactive for too long: addressing areas of persistent, damaging flooding that occur in the northwestern (Todd Drive) part of town, and bonding for the extension of Valley Service Road. It is imperative that we take advantage of our strong financial position to maintain our commitment to preparing the town for future economic development by using grants to extend Valley Service Road. The extension will provide access to both the former Pratt Whitney site and to many more developable acres. Finally, we have been expanding, renovating and repairing our buildings. We repaired the library roof (which began leaking six months after the building opened in 2001) and the middle school roof. We are using $1.35 million of state grants to fix our Senior Center and build a new Public Works garage and we have begun the project to modernize Sackett Point Road Bridge. Careful planning and watching every penny have put us on very stable footing for making these improvements. While we are in the worst financial disaster since the Great Depression, we are confident that these tough times will not last. Once development money again flows, we will be better positioned than any other town in the area to take advantage of it and bring firstclass development to our first-class town. Janet McCarty is the First Selectman of North Haven and the Democratic candidate for First Selectman. E-mail her at firstselectman@town. north-haven.ct.us.

The maintenance of our town’s infrastructure takes a great deal of planning and takes a great deal of discipline to updating that plan. As your First Selectman, I would work c o l l a b o r a t iv e l y with our department heads in an effort to ensure that all of our capital improvement needs are carefully planned out over a Freda five year period. This includes identifying what roads need to be paved, what sidewalks are in disrepair and what trucks, cars, technology and other important infrastructure needs to be replaced. As your First Selectman, I plan on visiting areas to see what the issues are in terms of roads needing paving, sidewalls that need improvement and to see what trees need to be trimmed back in an effort to increase the sight lines for traffic to ensure no hazardous conditions. I am also sensitive to the many drainage issues in town and want to ensure that open projects like Todd Drive are completed. I believe that we can also help many of our other residents with other drainage problems, and I am also very interested in addressing with the state the issues that we have as a result of the Muddy River. I have walked a few parts of the Muddy River and see some solutions to help our residents. In walking parts of the Muddy River, I have clearly seen where there are problems and what could be some solutions working in concert with the DEP and the state. I would also work to ensure that all options for grants are being pursued and that North Haven is receiving its fair share of LOCIP (local capital improvement) funding that we have been receiving through the years for streets, roads and technology. As your First Selectman, I would also be

very interested in developing a plan to improve our parks and playgrounds for our children and would seek the business community to help us in this area. I feel that it is important that as your First Selectman I am accessible and visible to our tax paying citizens to speak with them and respond to their needs. Two months ago, I had the DOT out on Maple Avenue to address some of our citizens’ needs and concerns. I believe that as your First Selectman, I need to have a good relationship with the DOT to bring them on site for visitations like I did on Maple Avenue and will continue to develop that relationship. As your First Selectman, I would be very cognizant that I have to be very aggressive on growing the top line revenue for North Haven through productive economic development in an effort to allow us to reinvest in our town’s infrastructure. We were the only municipality to use our CRRA refund to balance a budget, and most municipalities used that money to improve infrastructure since it was the tax paying citizens’ money to begin with. Due to the fact that we have also spent from our town savings account to balance budgets, we need a First Selectman that will work on the top line revenue growth to maintain financial stability and to give us the ability to reinvest back in our town to improve our infrastructure. The future is exciting to me. The challenges are great, but they can be accomplished through planning the improvement of our infrastructure, having business acumen, and working together with our departments and as a community, to ensure that the charm, distinction and the culture of North Haven is never compromised in any way, shape, or form because of crumbling infrastructure. Michael Freda is a Selectman of North Haven and the Republican candidate for First Selectman. E-mail him at mfreda@att.blackberry.net.

News From the Political Trail Freda endorsed Richard Monico, campaign chairman for the Mike Freda for First Selectman effort in the Town of North Haven, announced that Mike has won the endorsement of

the Construction and General Laborers’ Local Union 455. This organization is comprised of approximately 1,200 members. Mr. Freda thanked Mr. Inorio and all of the members of Local Union 455 for their

support and confidence.

Young Republicans The North Haven Young Republicans, along with the Republican Town Committee and the Committee to

Elect Mike Freda, First Selectman, continue to open government to all with free events designed to build community spirit. A Fall Festival, hosted by the Young Republicans, will be held on Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Amer-

ican Legion Post 76 on 20 Church St., from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The event features children’s activities, a silent auction and refreshments. All North Haven residents are encouraged to attend.


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Day trips Toast to the Armed Forces and Veterans — Tuesday, Nov. 10 42nd Street, Westchester Broadway Theatre — Thursday, Nov. 19 Mistletoed and Mohegan Sun trip — Wednesday, Dec. 2 The Purple Red Hatters will hold a non board meeting on Monday, Sept. 28, at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 20 Church St. Seasonal flu shot clinic The North Haven Senior Center and VNA Services, Inc., are sponsoring a seasonal flu shot clinic for ages 18 and over, on Friday, Oct. 16, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., at the American Legion, 20 Church St. This clinic is open to the public. No appointments are required. Bring insurance cards. Cost for flu vaccine is $38. Please wear a short sleeved shirt or blouse. Mini trip A mini trip to Hamden Mart is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 19, at 10:15 a.m. Please call (203) 985-2962 to reserve a spot on the bus. Test your brain skills On Tuesdays Oct. 20, 27,

and Nov. 3, there will be opportunities to test your skills and learn about yourself with Quinnipiac students for half-hour sessions, given 10:15 to 10:45 a.m., or 11 to 11:30 a.m. Call the center to register. Trip escort meeting If interested in choosing 2010 day trips, or to be an escort for a trip or two, join Sue on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 10:30 a.m. If interested in joining the committee, call (203) 985-2962. Free pizza A free pizza lunch, be sponsored by the Republican Town Committee, will be held on Friday, Oct. 23, at noon. Special guest will be Selectman Mike Freda. Please make reservations by Monday, Oct. 19, and call (203) 985-2962. Massages Massages by Kimberly Dower will be available on Monday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon, by appointment only. Call the center if interested. Universal Drive trip A mini trip to Universal Drive is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 26, at 10:15 a.m. Please call (203) 985-2962 to

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reserve a spot on the bus. Food drive bingo There will be a special food drive for all bingo participants on Monday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. to help neighbors in need. Entrance fee is a nonperishable Thanksgiving item or $1.50 for every bingo card. All food donations and money will go to the town’s Food Bank. Energy Assistance An Energy Assistance Program will be held Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, and Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the American Legion, 20 Church St. Please schedule an appointment by calling (203) 239-2566. Octoberfest An Octoberfest celebration will be held Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 5:15 p.m. Enjoy an evening of Polish traditions — food, drinks and entertainment by John Banker. Cost is $9 per person. Transportation will be available. Computer lessons Computer lessons will be available on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. by appointment only by calling Pat Ferraro, (203) 234-2656.

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To reserve a lunch, call Mary Ellen at (203) 985-2962. Reservations must be made by noon the day before. Lunch is served at noon. Suggested donation is $2. The following is a list of lunches for the week of Oct. 19 at the Senior Center: Monday: Fruit punch, baked chicken with gravy, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, whole wheat bread, vanilla wafers. Tuesday: Grape juice, bracciole with tomato sauce, ziti with tomato sauce, peas with mushrooms, garlic Italian bread, strawberry layer cake. Wednesday: Apple juice, roast pork with applesauce, brown rice, oriental vegetable, whole wheat dinner roll, fresh fruit. Thursday: Potato leak soup, sliced turkey plate on a bed of lettuce with tomato and cucumber salad. Friday: Free pizza with Republican party.

Senior Calendar Events planned at the Senior Center next week: Monday, Oct. 19 Line dance, 9 a.m. Exercise, 10 a.m. Hamden Mart, 10:15 a.m. Canasta, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Oil painting, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 Ceramics, 9 a.m. Beginner chair yoga, 10 a.m. Brain test, 10:15 a.m. Hairdresser/nails, 10:30 a.m. Brain test, 11 a.m. Lunch, noon Crafts/Mah Jongg, 1 p.m. Songsters, 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 Line dance, 9 a.m. Exercise, 10 a.m. Errands, 10:30 a.m.

Trip escort meeting, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Bridge, 12:15 p.m. Knitting, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22 Mohegan Sun, 8:45 a.m. Ceramics, 9 a.m. Tai Chi, 10:15 a.m. Pinochle, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Crafts, 1 p.m. Intermediate Yoga, 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23 Exercise, 10 a.m. Footlighters, 10 a.m. Scrabble, 10:30 a.m. Grocery shopping, 10:30 a.m. Free pizza, noon Bridge, 12:15 p.m. Bocce, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 1:30 p.m.

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First Selectman Janet M. McCarty has announced that beginning Monday, Nov. 2, North Haven’s Department of Public Works will once again kick-off it’s Fall Leaf Collection Program. “As many of the residents already know, this is one of North Haven’s most valued and successful Public Works programs provided,” McCarty stated. “Through Dec. 12, weather permitting, Public Works forces will be out collecting the many bags of leaves as well as loose piles of leaves left at the curbs by our residents. Residents may also drop bagged leaves at North Haven’s Recycling Center on Elm Street, Tuesday through Saturday.” McCarty added. The bulk leaf collection schedule for various town roadways will be posted on the town’s Web site at w w w. t o w n . n o r t h haven.ct.us, see “announcements.” To ensure the continued success of the program, the town has developed the following guidelines for residential leaf collection: Bulk leaves must be placed at the curb and not in the street or across sidewalks. Placing leaves in the streets is a violation of town ordinance Section 180-11. No plastic bags will be accepted. Leaves may be placed in brown biodegradable paper bags at the curb. Bagged leaves will be picked up on a separate schedule, one day after your normal refuse/recycling scheduled collection day. Bagged leaves must be left at the curb by 5 a.m. on the designated collection day. Bulk leaves are collected from residential properties Monday through Friday in accordance with the established schedule, weather permitting. In the event of a snow storm or other weather emergency, leaf collection will be temporarily suspended. Leaves are collected in the fall only. Bulk leaves must be placed at the curb by 5 a.m. on the Monday of your street’s designated collection week. Avoid parking vehicles in the street during the collection period in your area. Do not park cars in or adjacent

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Editor’s note: The North Haven Citizen will feature a column written by resident Paul Colella. Patriots and Scoundrels will tell the history of North Haven during the period between 1789 to 1850. Narrated by a fictional character – Charity Chastine – the column will tell the story of important historical figures and events of the town. To contact Paul Colella send letters to 460 Washington Ave., North Haven, CT 06473, or email him at pcole66@sbcglobal.net. Part XXIII I was shocked to see Simon Blackwell in possession of my doll. He was taking great pleasure in tormenting Mrs. Kensington, and their conversation was most alarming. As I continued to listen in dismay, the details became more disturbing. “That doll is the property of Charles’ governess, Charity Chastine. How did you come to acquire it? I despise you for using my daughter as a bargaining piece in your diabolical plan,” replied Mrs. Kensington venomously. Simon Blackwell was very pleased with himself for he believed to be in control, so he boasted to Mrs. Kensington about his wicked deeds. He explained how he followed an unsuspecting Mr. Higgins through the secret passage under the mansion and into the library. He purloined my doll because upon seeing it, the doll reminded him of Charlotte. He also recalled that he fancied the apparel of young women that he disguised himself in when he served as a spy for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Mrs. Kensington told him that he was vile and she wanted him to be gone from her sight, but he ignored her by continuing to reveal details of his heinous behavior in a wickedly pleasing manner. To my shocking revelation, Simon began to recall the night when William Singleton had died, but it was not at the hands of Colonel Parker as I had believed it to be all these months. Simon explained how he

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Patriots and Scoundrels had attended the ball at Singleton Lodge disguised as a woman, who kept a very close eye on William Singleton, while waiting for the right moment to make his move. His opportunity came when he was hiding in the library and saw Colonel Parker strike William Singleton on the head with the candlestick. After I had tried to offer the injured man comfort by placing a pillow under his head, and then I left, Simon emerged, and using another pillow he snuffed out the breath of life from a defenseless Mr. Singleton. When Mrs. Kensington inquired why he committed the crime, he proudly explained that he was fulfilling a task that he was hired to perform by Mrs. Singleton, who wanted her husband to pay for his indiscretions. He continued by confessing to the attack on Madame Monnerat, who unfortunately, recognized him in the alley, and poor Hannah was a victim of unfortunate circumstance used to provide distraction for Charlotte’s abduction. He displayed no remorse for the crimes, and exclaimed that when satisfying one’s greedy or lustful desires, there are no limitations or concerns for mercy and human life. After hearing his horrible story, I truly believed that Charlotte was in the clutches of the devil’s disciple, and Mrs. Kensington had succumbed to an unvanquished and deadly opponent. As I took my leave to go find Lt. Bradford, Dr. Greenville came upon me. He put his index finger to his lips, and gave me a motion to follow him outside. While I was outside with Dr. Greenville, the authorities had arrived to investigate what had happened to Mr. Higgins. In the meantime, Simon Blackwell took his leave while a shaken Mrs. Kensington put on a composed appearance and dealt with the authorities. After telling the authorities that Mr. Higgins’ death was an accident and supplying them with specific details, she told them that she would take

charge of his burial. Satisfied with her story and being familiar with her position and reputation in society, they felt no further need to investigate. Upon Mrs. Kensington’s request, they took Mr. Higgins’ corpse from the stables and brought it to an ice house near the center of town where it would remain until the funeral. Meanwhile in the garden, Dr. Greenville and I found Lt. Bradford who was roaming about alone. Dr. Greenville sincerely confided in us about Simon’s intentions for Charlotte while I revealed what I had overheard him tell Mrs. Kensington. We all agreed that Charlotte was in grave danger and needed to be rescued. Having knowledge of Charlotte’s location, Dr. Greenville offered to escort us there while enlisting our assistance in his rescue plan. After we agreed to help, Dr. Greenville informed Mrs. Kensington that he was going to New Haven to acquire medicine for the bandaged man, that the lieutenant and I were going to accompany him, and we would return home by nightfall. To our surprise, Mrs. Kensington gave us our leave. Unbeknownst to us, she was preoccupied with other matters such as pondering in her mind why the authorities did not mention the arrest of the colonel as Simon had promised. While we embarked on our rescue mission, Mrs. Kensington kept a close watch on Charles while Foster and Jennings did the same for the bandaged man in the east wing. At Singleton Lodge, Monsieur Monnerat had returned home to find a stranger by the name of Jean-Luc Tessier waiting for him. After introducing the two men, Lydia excused herself and went to attend to Madame Monnerat. Monsieur Monnerat offered JeanLuc a glass of wine while Jean-Luc stood nearby holding a dagger in his hands behind his back. When Monsieur Monnerat inquired about the purpose for Jean-Luc’s visit, Jean-Luc wasted no time in

revealing who he was and he told Monsieur Monnerat that Robespierre sent his regards. Upon hearing this, Monsieur Monnerat cunningly walked towards JeanLuc and with a ghoulish grin he threw the glass of wine in his face. He then tried to make his way out of the room, but Jean-Luc threw the dagger that narrowly missed him. Then Jean-Luc sprang like a wild beast and toppled Monsieur Monnerat to the floor where they engaged in a terrible brawl. Upstairs in Madame Monnerat’s bedroom, a lethal Lydia was watching over Madame Monnerat who was calling out Colonel Parker’s name. Becoming vexed by hearing the colonel’s name, Lydia put her hands around Madame Monnerat’s throat and began to choke her. As she engaged in her evil act, Louise Bourget had returned to the room and tried desperately to stop Lydia. Both women entered into a terrible fight, and while they were hitting each other and pulling each other’s hair, Lydia angrily revealed to Louise how she despised the French and the English. With no remorse in her voice, she rambled on how she coerced her nephew Theodore and his friend David Cobb to kill Elizabeth Higgins and her Redcoat boyfriend Edmund Tate, and how she ordered them to kill Charity and Elizabeth’s father, but they failed at their attempts that consequently led to their own demises. “I believe that all traitors to this country must die. Madame Monnerat is betraying her husband by calling out the name of another man so she must be punished, and you will not stop me. That statue should have crushed you and that stranger JeanLuc for plotting against my employer Monsieur Monnerat. Death to all of you,” shrieked a crazed Lydia. As they fought, a candle was knocked off a table by Madame Monnerat’s bed and within seconds, the room became engulfed in flames. Lydia managed to shove Louise against the wall and quickly

made her escape into the dark hall like a demon in the night. Louise grabbed a hold of a helpless Madame Monnerat and tried to get her out of bed, but her efforts were futile so she screamed for help while the flames burned around them. In the drawing room, JeanLuc had managed to overcome Monsieur Monnerat by knocking him unconscious. Then he heard Louise’s cries for help, so he hurried upstairs where he found the two women trapped by the fire. He quickly and frantically grabbed Madame Monnerat and carried her in his arms out of the blaze with Louise behind them. Meanwhile, somewhere by the sea on the outskirts of New Haven, we arrived at the place where Simon was keeping Charlotte. Lt. Bradford and I were surprised when we learned that it was the residence of Colonel and Mrs. Ridgefield. We were told by a servant who came to the door that the colonel and his wife were attending an assembly in town. Recognizing Dr. Greenville, the servant let us in, but we did not see Charlotte. Instead, we were greeted by Simon Blackwell, who was waiting for us, and I feared that he had something evil in store for us. To be continued…

Coming next week... Patriots and Scoundrels Part 24 Who will be in peril? Who will suffer for their sins?


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Letters Continued from page 14

additional $250,000 for the 2007-08 school year. The fact is, the McCarty administration increased the school budget in its first two budgets almost as much as the Republicans increased the education budget over their last three years ($3,316,563 vs. $3,824,859). The fact is, from July 2004 through June 2008, Republicans budgeted not a dime for capital for the school system (contributing about $80,000 for part of the cost of repairing a school boiler). In its first two years, the McCarty administration invested more than $1,000,000 to repair and update school facilities, including more than $340,000 for information technology, and about $450,000 for roof and boiler repairs. The McCarty administration also allocated more than $2,500,000 to repair and update town equipment and facilities, while achieving a zero tax increase this year. The school system can’t afford to go back to Freda/Doheny budgets, and neither can the town. Gerald A. Feinberg Democratic member and candidate, Board of Education

Looking to the future

Putting faith in Freda’s vision To the editor: It’s almost Election Day, and we will soon have to make a very important choice. Who do we want to lead North Haven in the next two years to become a haven for economic growth? We have heard the current administration touting the zero percent tax increase, indisputably a blessing for those of us who have been hit hard by the current economic circumstances. But this zero percent tax increase has been created by plugging the budget with onetime revenues…the end of the Upjohn money, the CRRA money and the fund balance. We are facing, next year, a shortfall of about $5 million dollars. Where will that money come from? A tax increase, probably in the range of two mills. If asked, Mr. Freda will

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Put town on right track with Freda To the editor: I have lived in North Haven for 76 years. I attended the North Haven schools and served on the Planning and Zoning Commission for 26 years. My wife, four children and six grandchildren all were born here and attended or are attending our school system. My wife and I were both teachers at North Haven High School. We love this town and are proud to say that we live in a town that was rated as one of the top 100 towns in the USA two years ago. Our town has been led by conservative leaders for much of my life. Leaders such as Joel Beach ( a farmer and part time selectman), Elmer Davis, Les Gott, Walter Gawrych, Tony Rescigno, and Kevin Kopetz. Much of what we have today, namely our great school system, double A bonding and super services can be attributed to the work of these great conservative leaders. We are now fortunate to have a business man like Mike Freda who is eager to

run our town. He has the experience and “know how” to manage our multi-million dollar business, namely the Town of North Haven. His administrative skills are sorely needed. Let’s put North Haven on the right track and vote for Mike Freda. My family is supporting the Freda Team, and we hope you will too. Don Sbabo North Haven

McCarty deserves second term

To the editor: In reply to a letter written by Elinor Pedalino on Oct. 2, 2009, I would like to set the record straight. Janet McCarty is serving her second year as first selectwoman. I have not been happy with some of the things that have been done during this past year but I feel that she deserves another two year term in the hope that she will be able to make good on some of her promises. She has provided a reasonable budget without tax increases that would be a killer, times are bad for everyone. It cost a lot

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freely admit that tax increase is inevitable. Ms. McCarty continues to dwell on this year, but has not told us what the tax picture looks like next year. If she did, the story would be the same. What we need to consider as we head to the voting booths is who, going forward, can attract new businesses to town and alleviate the tax burden on the citizen? Mr. Freda’s business background and plan for future growth is encouraging. I am putting my faith in his vision for a better North Haven, the retention of the town meeting form of government, meeting with grand list members to keep on top of possible issues, presenting to prospective companies the positives of locating to North Haven, 24 hour callback to citizens problems and raising the morale in town hall by treating employees with dignity and respect. Mike Freda is the person whom I want to represent who we are as a community. Unlike the previous election, I will vote with my head, not my heart. It is too important to do otherwise. Pat Heltke North Haven

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To the editor: Can anyone honestly tell us that he or she would like to return to the days a few short years ago when the townspeople of North Haven were overtaxed in an unreasonable crusade to maintain an oversized fund balance? It has clearly been shown that the larger than needed purse was repeatedly pointed out in union negotiations, naturally resulting in a stronger argument for paying higher salaries. Recall the days of the failure to put contracted services out to bid, despite the charter thousands of dollars needlessly, again? Should we bring back the era of nepotism that was overlooked in Town Hall back then? Some say that things could be better in Town Hall. No one would disagree, but shouldn’t we continue to look ahead while learning from

the mistakes of the past? Janet McCarty and Steve Fontana have helped us to truly move forward in this town. Let’s not look back. Let’s support the team that has a proven record for which we can all be proud. Look to the future and vote for McCarty/Fontana. Bob Martin North Haven


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Rell Continued from page 5

mon J. Pedalino had a similar experience when Rell approached her booth. “She was just wonderful,” Pedalino said. “I told her that I was delighted to her have amongst us.” “It was a wonderful effort for Michael Freda,” Pedalino added. Six-year-old North Haven resident Nicholas Zito had come to Athena’s with his mother Rosemarie that evening after his Taekwondo class. Nicholas was still

dressed in a white karate uniform, complete with a yellow-striped red belt, when Rell progressed from the other side of the packed diner and introduced herself. “She asked me if karate was fun,” Zito said. “And I said ‘yes.’” Rell was aware that not everybody in the eatery had come to meet her, and was apologetic to those whose meals she was interrupting. “You look like you’re having a quiet dinner,” she said to one booth of patrons. “I’m sorry to interrupt.” Ted Canning of Wallingford was seated at the booth, and was not upset that the

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governor had appeared during his meal. Canning is employed by the state’s Department of Mental Health and Addictive services, and was thankful for Rell’s support of the program during the recession. “Thanks for keeping us working,” he told the governor, adding with a smile. “You don’t have an easy job yourself.” North Haven resident and former state representative candidate Veronica Kivela took the opportunity to thank Rell for an earlier favor bestowed by the governor. “I’m glad you turned me toward the Board of Medical Examiners and Nurses,” Kivela told Rell as they shook hands. “I want to thank you for that.” Kivela later said that she had met Rell years earlier at a fundraiser for Fasano. Kivela left an impression on Rell, who told one of her aids to keep an eye on the North

Haven resident’s state representative campaign. After Kivela was defeated, Rell recommended that she become involved in the Board of Medical Examiners and Nurses, which Kivela said was “the supreme court of the nursing profession.” After Rell had met everybody in attendance, Fasano called for attention. He thanked Athena’s for allowing the event, and thanked the governor for her time. Freda then spoke, as the event was held to support his campaign. “For many years, I have admired Gov. Rell from afar,” he said. “She has certainly demonstrated for me an incredible example of leadership.” Freda said that he would like to emulate Rell’s success in local government. Rell spent a decade as Brookfield’s state representative. “She has provided a model for me to follow in her footsteps on a local level,” Freda

said. “She is well respected by Democrats, Republicans, and independents alike.” Rell was then given the chance to speak, and she thanked all in attendance for their continued support. The governor then took an opportunity to back fellow Republican Freda. “He is a great guy,” she said. “He is energetic and is challenging the status quo.” Afterwards, Rell said that she has always enjoyed her visits to North Haven, especially for the town’s support of breast cancer awareness. “I have been here many times,” she said. “One thing I remember most about North Haven is the breast cancer wreaths. October is breast care awareness month, and North Haven used to hang a wreath on town hall. Whenever I came for that, people would turn out in an overwhelming response.” “North Haven has always made me feel special,” Rell added.

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Youth football teams went 3-0 in week 7 action North Haven fourth graders finished the regular season with a 18-7 win over Cheshire B. With the win they finish with a 6-1 record, and earn themselves a Shoreline Conference playoff spot. Mark Montano opened the scoring with a long touchdown run. Steven Erbe than followed with a touchdown run to put North Haven up 12-0. Cheshire scored to cut the lead to 12-7. Cheshire was driving late in the game before Montano recovered a Cheshire fumble. Zack Orth then ran one in to finish the scoring and give North Haven the 18-7 victory. The fifth grade team improved to 6-0 with a convincing 26-6 victory over Branford. Jake Tantorski got the Indians on the board first, running the first North

Haven offensive play for 24 yards and a touchdown. Tommy Dodge then returned a Branford punt 58 yards for the touchdown. Dodge’s pass to Vin Anastasio was good for the extra point. Dodge scored again on a 23-yard run, with Bowen Brennan running in for the extra point to make it 20-0. Kyle Melillo finished the Indian scoring with a 4-yard burst to make it 26-0. Mike Gagliardi, Jack Zullo, Henry Pearson, Paul Murray, and Jack Steinman were outstanding on defense. The team will travel to Madison next week to take on an undefeated Madison B team at 1 p.m. North Haven’s sixth grade Indians improved to 6-0 with a 33-13 win over Amity. Emadi Okwuosa got things started with a 30-yard run in the

first quarter for a 6-0 lead. Robert Ralston and Mike Montano had second quarter touchdown runs and the Indians had a 19-0 lead. Amity scored on a long run to make it 19-7 at the half, but North Haven opened things up in the third when Conner Suraci had a nice run for a touchdown and Mike Montano kicked the two-point PAT. Shortly thereafter, Tony Miscio carried one in and the Indians were up 33-7. Amity added a late touchdown to close out the scoring. The seventh grade team was idle and will take on Cheshire next week. The eighth grade team was expected to play away on Wednesday at Cheshire. —Submitted by Ed Tantorski

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The Executive Jeep baseball team won the junior tournament in August. Pictured are, front row: Nick DiGiovanni, Zach Fappiano, Antonio Delvecchio, Justin Sudol, and Hunter Coughlin. Back row: coach Tom Coughlin, Patrick Mikos, Matt Cahill, coach Patrick Cahill, Ryan McLane, Anthony Tondalo, coach Bob Delvecchio, Justin Clark, and coach Don Clark. Missing from photo: Anthony Ponzio.

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North Haven Soccer Club U-12 competition player Brendan Eckels scored the first of his three goals during a recent game against Oxford. North Haven won the game 9-2.


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The North Haven Youth Cheerleaders eighth grade team recently participated in Youth Day at the Yale Bowl on Sept. 26. The North Haven squad was able to cheer with the Yale cheerleaders during the game versus Cornell.

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Leaf Continued from page 17 to any piles of leaves. Do not mix branches with bulk or paper bagged leaves. Branches may be cut, bundled and tied for removal during normal refuse collection. To protect workers, the town may refuse service if branches are mixed with leaves in bulk or paper bagged. If leaves begin to blow around, the town suggests residents either wet the leaf piles or secure them with chicken wire or snow fencing. Do not allow leaves to accumulate in or around storm drains; this reduces the risk

of flooding and protects the integrity of the town’s basin and storm water system. Town schedules have been established to reflect the traditional volume of leaves in various areas. Higher volume areas are normally collected first. Weather permitting, Public Works may conduct a second collection in those areas with higher volumes of leaves. Residents may bring leaves year-round to the Recycling Center located on Elm Street. The Recycling Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 8 to 11:45 a.m. Brown biodegradable paper bags of leaves may be left in the designated leaf disposal area. Leaves

brought to the center in plastic bags must be emptied from the bags in the designated leaf disposal area. Residents should plan to use the center for leaf disposal during the spring as well as other times of the year when curbside collection is not offered. The bulk leaf collection schedule exceptions include Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, collection dates. In these cases, all bagged leaves will be collected on Saturday, Nov. 28. Questions regarding fall leaf collection efforts may be directed to the office of the Department of Public Works located at 5 Linsley St., or by calling (203) 239-5321, ext. 750.

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and then moved to North Haven years later. “We are the same age and born weeks apart,” said Bassett. “We enjoy coming to the center and spending time with our friends. I’m glad that Emily and I came today to see Janet and Steve.” “I brought a cake to share with all my friends,” said Ornato. “Madeline and I took a picture with Janet. We enjoyed the delicious lunch.” First Selectman McCarty said that the seniors are role models and the backbone of North Haven. She also added that seniors are full of wisdom and advice, and she plans on being an advocate for them. “I grew up with many aunts and uncles, and we always spent Sundays having dinner with them,��� recalled McCarty. “We would rotate every week so we could have dinner with my mother’s side and my father’s side of the family. I learned a lot from my elders.” State Rep. Fontana also agreed with McCarty that the seniors are important to our town and that they contribute to the community in many ways. They also have concerns as well, he added. “The seniors to me have three primary concerns that include the taxes they pay for real estate, health care and prescription drug issues, and heating and utility costs,” Fontana said. “It’s important to help them address these concerns and find ways to offer them assistance.”

At the close of the event, those who came complimented their hosts on a good lunch with cheerful conversation. The seniors enjoyed getting together and having the opportunity to get out of the house on a dreary and rainy day. Despite the raindrops outside, smiles, laughter, and a good time filled the room of the American Legion Hall. “This event reflects an interest Janet has for the North Haven seniors while allowing her to talk to them and lend a helping hand,” said Derek Haviland, Democratic campaign consultant. “She values the seniors and they are special to her. I believe in Janet and she is a people’s person.” “This was a good chance to see everyone and I want to thank all those who came,” Fontana said. “Our seniors are the pride of North Haven.”

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of money to maintain the services that the town is known for. The school system that maintains a very good record helps to add to the property values. This elected official has provided a new EMT unit which gives one a somewhat secure feeling since so many of us are part of the aging community. We continue to have an open door policy and the freedom to question and criticize what we are not satisfied with. The past Republican administration did not properly supervise department heads which resulted in town officials breaking the law. We do not need to go backwards with a new Republican puppet having strings being pulled while our pocketbooks are being fleeced. Gail Stingo North Haven

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Saddened by Dems’ bully tactics To the editor: I am saddened when someone, namely our town treasurer, a town official and Janet McCarty’s campaign manager, Bill Gambardella, feels it necessary to denigrate others when he can not bend the laws to get his own way. He repeatedly harassed Ms. Querfeld in an effort to stop Mr. Freda from holding a debate at the schools. At one point, Mr. Feinberg and Mrs. Clapp felt it necessary to take up the time of our superintendent to apply pressure in person on the use of school facilities. This is not the way I expect our town officials to behave. On Sept. 21, 2009, Mr. Gambardella wrote in an e-mail to our superintendent of schools stating, “ I recognize Republicans have a phobia about Italians with crosses around their necks, but I hope you can get past that discriminatory tendency.” He also said, “We all expect Republicans to be liars.” I, along with many others, take great offense at both of these statements. My mother was of Italian descent, and she had six sisters and three brothers. Six of her Italian siblings raised their children in this town and most of us still live here. I have lived in North Haven for 56 years, and my father was always a good friend of Dom Palumbo. Although they belonged to different political parties, it was never necessary to

stoop so low to speak of one another in a demeaning fashion. Our elected officials should be role models for our children and the community. Bullies need not apply. Deborah Ward-O’Brien Chairman, Republican Town Committee North Haven

Results important, not style To the editor: Our country is experiencing a severe recession the likes of which we have not seen in our lifetime. In spite of the national economy, First Selectman Janet McCarty and her administration have been able to hold the line on property taxes while expanding services. Through efficiencies in the delivery of town services, the prudent use of financial reserves and non-recurring revenues, the aggressive pursuit of grants and tax collections the McCarty administration has achieved: No tax increase Paramedic services Expanded library hours Modernized Senior Center Streamlined and expanded recycling, resulting in reduced disposal costs Paved miles of roads Upgraded to energy efficient lighting, reducing UI costs Replaced capital equipment for public works and public safety Brought government closer to the public by evening

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meetings and Web site enhancement Janet has a record of pursuing grants to expand services without increasing taxes. The growth of top line revenue is the key to an affordable tax rate, job growth and quality services for our residents. We must be in the forefront of the upturn in the business cycle so that as consumer/business confidence rebounds and capital markets improve, North Haven is positioned for economic growth. Under Janet’s leadership, North Haven has and will continue to pursue federal public works stimulus dollars to assist commercial and industrial land owners/developers with infrastructure needs i.e.: roads, bridges, railroad terminal, sewers, remediation, utilities/technology and green belts that are essential to “Smart Growth” economic development. Every first selectman brings a unique leadership style. What is importance are results not style. Janet has done the job for the residents of North Haven. Janet deserves your vote on Nov. 3. Bernard McLoughlin Member, Democratic Town Committee North Haven

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To the editor: Kudos to Janet McCarty

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To the editor: (Letter to Chief Landisio): On behalf of the Board of Fire Commissioners and as the chairman, I would like to thank you for all your endless work with the new pre start-up phase of the paramedic program and for leading the entire project. From the inception, you identified the needs of our town and inquired as to the availability of grants from

the federal government. You completed the application process, communicated clearly to the residents of our town what the financial commitments now and after the grant period expires would be. Also, you oversaw the advertising and application process of being accepted and approved by the New Haven sponsor hospital, the regulatory body that is responsible for paramedics’ credentials in our area. After all this dedication and determination of spearheading this program, the swearing in ceremony of the four new firefighters-paramedics took place on Sept. 3 at fire headquarters. It was truly a momentous day for the Town of North Haven. The new recruits began their 14-week training class on Sept. 8, 2009. The paramedic service is expected to commence some time in January. In addition to the Safer Act Grant, you also were successful with your applications and were awarded grants for personal protective equipment, a new radio system and smoke detectors for every one- and two-story homes in the Town of North Haven. As of this date, the total grant dollars received by you is close to $1 million. Once again, on behalf of the North Haven Fire Commission we would like to thank you for being the professional that you are and as always for a job well done in such a short period. Pasquale Nuzzolillo Chair, Fire Commission

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The North Haven Rotary Club is bringing back its annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North Haven Middle School. Club President Nick Casella presented the idea of the comeback with the intention of assisting community youth groups. Gaetano and Bernadette Casella, along with Mark and Mary Minotti, agreed to chair the event. Angelo Verdini, a 46-year member, will also join the committee. He was chairman of the Pancake Breakfast for 27 years before it ended in the 1970s. John Graef and Bill Espowood will lend their help in making pancakes. If your youth group would like to take part in this event, contact the Casellas (203) 2398042 or the Minottis (203) 2348865. Tickets for the pancake breakfast (which includes pancakes, sausage and beverage) are also available through them.

An ongoing fundraiser to support numerous local charities by the North Haven Rotary Club is the collection of used cell phones and their batteries which are submitted to the PaceButler Corperation in Oklahoma for redistribution to both our military for convenient and affordable service, as well as to needy people around the world. They may also be used to provide emergency phones directly connected to 911. By recycling these phones we can avoid harmful chemicals placed in landfills which in turn can negatively affect the environment, especially our water supply. The club has provided drop off boxes in offices and businesses throughout the community, including town services and facilities. For further information, a drop off box at your business, or for cell phone pickup, call Mark Lesage at (203) 215-3976, or bring phones to Classic Car Care, 315 Washington Ave.

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asked. “After school, the kids go over their grandparents’ place and just sit down at the computer.” The event will be funded by the middle school PTSA and the North Haven PTA. Leddy said that the town will be advertising the event in the near future.

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and the present administration. Dedication and hard work resulted in hundreds of thousands of taxpayers’ money being saved. This was done through contract and salary negotiations. Let us not forget grants and health care savings. It is great to know we have people reviewing these issues before authorizing them. This administration should be proud of their accomplishments during her tenure. Let’s keep it going for the next two years. For the great services the town of North Haven provides our taxes are considerably lower than surrounding towns and cities. Zero tax increase, paramedics, the list goes on and on. Thanks for a job well done. McCarty and Fontana 2009. Bill Amato North Haven

M.J. Thompson, I would like to point out a couple of misconceptions on his/her part. First, Mr. Freda did not propose the elimination of Public Works jobs through outsourcing nor has he proposed the elimination of any positions in any department. Trash collection is the function of the DPW and will remain one of that department’s many functions. The disposal of what is collected is the process that is being questioned and that should have been put out to bid. Previously, CRRA was responsible for this disposal for which the town was overcharged resulting in a rebate that Ms. McCarty claims to have negotiated when in fact it was a mathematical equation that produced the rebate. Covanta now provides the disposal function that was not put out to bid prior to a town meeting. Ms. McCarty does not have the luxury of choosing what contracts are bid on. Furthermore, it seems to me that the only Public Works employee to lose his job recently was Bob Burns at the hands of Janet McCarty. I also believe that six teachers have lost their jobs as well.

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TOWN OF NORTH HAVEN INLAND WETLANDS COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO RESIDENTS AND TAXPAYERS OF THE TOWN OF NORTH HAVEN AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES Notice is hereby given that the Inland Wetlands Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, at 7:00 P.M., at the Mildred A. Wakeley Community and Recreation Center, 7 Linsley Street in Room #2 to consider the following applications. A copy of this notice is filed in the Town Clerk's Office. 1. #I09-06 Continuation of the application of Michael J. Bennett, L.S, Applicant, Sinoway Farm Partnership, Owner, relative to182-188 Kings Highway, (Map 88, Lot 63), seeking Permit To Conduct Regulated Activity and Subdivision Referral. Plan Entitled: Proposed 5 Lot Subdivision, Lots 52 & 63, Hartford Road and Kings Highway, North Haven, CT, Prepared by Bennett & Smilas, Engineering, Inc., Dated October 29, 2008. Scale 1" = 100'. R-40 Zoning District 2. #I09-08 Application of Charles Hemstock, Jr., Owner and Applicant, relative to 54 Todd Drive South, (Map 99, Lot 41), seeking Permit To Conduct Regulated Activity. Plan Entitled: Subsurface Disposal System Design Plan, Existing Conditions, Topographic Plan, Property/Boundary Survey for Charles Jr. & Donna M. Hemstock, 54 Todd Drive South, Dated July 6, 2009. Scale 1" = 20'. R-40 Zoning District. Leroy Gould, Secretary LOST & FOUND FOUND DOG Vicinity of Research Parkway, Meriden. Wearing collar. No tags. Call 203-631-1673 to identify. FOUND in No. End of Meriden on Button St.- Beautiful Calico cat and 3 babies. Very friendly and loving. We have home for babies but need to know if someone is looking for mom, we would not want to take someone’s cat. Please call 203238-9948 FOUND: 10/04/09 Friendly female pit bull. White & brown. Call Cyndi (203) 234-6333.

LOST & FOUND FOUNDFemale grey caramelized Calico cat. Vicinity of East Berlin. Call Little Einstein Daycare 860-829-1146 FOUND: CAT on Friday October 8th, Steuben St, Meriden. All white with black markings, purple collar, very friendly. 203-654-6739 FOUND: Male, orange/tan striped cat with a distinctive “swirl” pattern on side; not neutered. Carr Street, Wallingford. Has been around for about 2-3 weeks. Please call 203-668-1328.

LOST Gilda the Cat, on 10/6. Black & white with white paws & belly. Vicinity of 380 Stagecoach Rd., Durham. Reward. If seen, please call (860) 349-0053

AUTOMOBILES FORD CONTOUR SE 1998. LOADED, EXCELLENT. $1950 ford windstar 2003 Double doors, new tranny. Excellent. $3,500 (203) 213-1142

LOST-2yr old female, gold, orange & white tiger strips, gold eyes. Last seen on Oct 1st. Vicinity of Prospect & Grove St, Meriden. Very timid. REWARD! Call 203-686-1386 LOST-2yr old female, gold, orange & white tiger strips, gold eyes. Last seen on Oct 1st. Vicinity of Prospect & Grove St, Meriden. Very timid. REWARD! Call 203-686-1386 LOST-Male all grey with black stripe tail, green eyes, 2yrs old. Vicinity of Prospect & Grove St, Meriden. Last seen Oct 5th. Very timid. REWARD! Call 203686-1386 anytime

MERCEDES-BENZ Sedan 2006 E Class, 4 Door, AWD - 3.5 L, V6 Cylinder Engine, Automatic $26,991.00 Comes with a 3 yr, up to 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. (203) 269-2323

LOST-Male all grey with black stripe tail, green eyes, 2yrs old. Vicinity of Prospect & Grove St, Meriden. Last seen Oct 5th. Very timid. REWARD! Call 203686-1386 anytime

CHEVY Cavalier 1998 AT, 4DR, AC, AM/FM, CD stereo, new brakes, new muffler. Good cond, new 57K mls engine, $1900/OBO. Call after 4pm 203-235-6644

TRUCKS & VANS

CHEVROLET Silverado 2002 2500 HD. Ext Cab 4WD LS. $15,991.00 Comes with a 3 yr, up to 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. (203) 269-2323

CHEVY S-10 1997 Extra cab. Red. 5 speed. Good condition. Must sell. $1700. (203) 907-7296 VOLKSWAGEN Jetta 1998 sedan. 4-cyl. Auto. Blue AM/FM/cassette. 167000 miles $3000. Call 203-949-9351 or 203-376-5466

Get Connected! NISSAN Sentra GXE2003 4dr. Auto. CD player. Black. A/C. Dual airbags. Pwr. win/drs. New tires. 95k miles. Minor scratches. Kelley BB $5k asking $4500 Meriden 858-2480375

TRUCKS & VANS

CHEVY S10 LS 2002- Ext. cab. 4 cyl, ABS, AM/FM/CD stereo, AC, good cond. Cruise. B.O. on Kelley Blue Book of $7,455. Call (203) 271-9860 9am to 1pm or 7pm to 9pm.

SUV’S

MERCEDES-BENZ Wagon 2006 E Class AWD - 3.5 L V6 Automatic $26,991.00 Comes with a 3 yr, up to 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. (203) 269-2323

FINANCE Buy Here Pay Here Financing! Down pymts as low as $588 plus tax & reg, low weekly pymts, no finance charge, or credit check cars under $3000. Call 203-5305905, Cheap Auto Rental LLC.

FORD Bronco 1989 350 Eddie Bauer 4x4. Runs well. Needs little body work. $1700. Call (203) 697-1123

MERCEDES-BENZ Coupe 2005 CLK Class, 2 door, 320 - 3.2 L V6 Cylinder Engine, Auto. $22,999.00 Comes with a 3 yr, up to 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. (203) 269-2323

TO BE SOLD AT DEALER AUCTION on OCT. 23, 2009 2007 TOYOTA 4T1BE46K97U62634 1999 MERCEDES BENZ 4JGAB72E1XA069487 Statewide Auto Auction 1756 No. Broad St, Meriden, CT DEALERS ONLY

LOST: October 10th, Calico adult cat. Answers to “Cali” no collar. Near Summerhill condos and Cook Hill School, Wallingford. Call 203-269-9085

CLASSIC & ANTIQUES

CORVETTE 1979 Gun metal grey, 55K miles, T-top, A/C, AT, V8, new red upholstery & rugs. Paper work to verify that vehicle has been will maintained. Asking $12,000. 203-634-0176

ROBERTS CHRYSLER DODGE Quality Pre-Owned Vehicles. 120 So. Broad St, Meriden, CT 203-235-1111

LOST: Cat, Black and White with spots on eyes. Last seen near Prospect St. in Wallingford. Call 203-679-0464

AUTOMOBILES

AUTOMOBILES

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CHEVY S-10 Pick Up 1999 4-cyl. Auto. Black w/gray interior. Air cond. 71K Well maintained. Excellent condition! $3,600. (860)829-0745/ (860)829-0688

CHEVY S10 1996 Green, Ext cab. 5 spd. W/truck liner & tool box. 105k. Can see at 117 Carter Ave Ext., Meriden, $2100. Needs brake booster, $350 repair credit. 714-738-6000 or 203-235-1957

HYUNDAI Vera Cruz 2008 AWD, 12K, am/fm/CD, 1 owner, mint condition, fully loaded. $24,195. Call (203) 235-0681 leave message.

TOYOTA 4Runner 2006 V6 Utility, 4D Sport 4WD, 4.0 L , Automatic. $19,999 Comes with a 3 yr, up to 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. (203) 269-2323

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Friday, October 16, 2009 — The North Haven Citizen PETS & LIVESTOCK HORSE BOARD Wallingford. Few stalls available. Geldings only. Individual daily turn out. Self/full care. For info call (203) 294-9313 HORSE LOVERS EXCEPTIONAL riding opportunity in exchange for 6-8 hours per week. AM and PM time needed. Call: 203272-6593 or 203-213-8833 MALSHI puppies, Born 8-16-09. 8 weeks old, 4 Females, 1 Male. No shots. $300. 203-427-7724

FURNITURE & APPLIANCES

Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators & Stoves CLEAN Will Deliver (203) 284-8986

WOODEN IMPORTS FURNITURE Specializing in dinette sets. All Hardwood. Wholesale prices starting at $229! Call (860) 231-1777

FURNITURE & APPLIANCES

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DRESSER All wood. 8 drawers, mirror. Excellent cond. $100. (203) 506-9884

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE 82” Oak & Smoke Glass Entertainment Center - $300. 48” Antique Curio Cabinet - $125. Jim Beam Collectors 5 Pc Train Set - $200. Pool Solar Heater $50. Call (860) 276-7270. BAG of 50 pine cones. $20.00 call 860-621-3269

FRIGIDAIRE stackable washer and dryer immaculate $500; Frigidaire 8,000 BTU window air conditioner $100; Sharp 10,000 BTU stand-up air conditioner, needs hose, vent, mounting bracket $100; Lakewood portable radiator $25. Aaron (860) 681-7632.

GE REFRIGERATOR

CANNING Jars - Quarts & pints. 75 at $0.75 each. (203) 6340474 CRAFTSMEN 16”Scroll saw and stand. Used once. $90. Call 203-630-0841 DECK wood, 5/4x6 up to 11’ plus 4x4s, 2x4s to 2x10. All $20. Call 203-235-4693

The Jewish Childrens Fund

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Free Towing! MOTORCYCLES ATV’S, ETC. WINTER MOTORCYCLE STORAGE Heated, secure, clean garage in Meriden. Call (203) 715-0866 LOST Or Found. The RecordJournal will run your lost or found ad FREE in our Marketplace Section! Call 203238-1953 for details.

SNOWMOBILES

PETS & LIVESTOCK ALL American Bulldog puppies. Dewormed. $350/each. Call 860-518-7844

2003 YAMAHA SX VIPER 700cc. Red & black. Runs great. Excellent condition. $5500 or best. Call (203) 6861354

BULLDOGS, Chihuahuas, Boxers, Boston Terrier, Yorkies, Beagle, Labs, Pit Bulls, Poms, Basset Hounds, Maltese. $150+ Call 860-930-4001

ARCTIC CAT 2004 FS Tiger Limited Edition. 700 twin, 4300 miles. Dealer maintained every year. Mint cond. Many extras. $3400. (203) 238-9830 or 203537-1609

FREE American bulldog. To a GOOD home. 3yrs old, brindle in color. GREAT with kids, not good with other pets. Must go soon. Please call Amber at 860378-4330.

MOVING! Dining Room set, hutch, table, (2) leafs, (6) chairs, $975. Portable floor model 9000btu A/C, like new, $250. Electric stove, $50. Window A/C, $50. 203-715-3923

FILL, TOPSOIL & TRUCKING

OAK KITCHEN SET $250, Oak dining set $2000. Curio Cabinet $200. Cherry TV Armoire $500. Great condition, negotiable prices 203-639-9600

AVAILABLE

PINE hutch, dark walnut, 2 draw, 2 shelve, 2 cabinet. 39”Wx74’H. $100 203-634-3210 RECLINER leather-like. Exc.cond. Brown. Asking $75. 203-284-9289 ROLL-top desk, pine, 2 sets of drawers, center p/o, w/4 inside comp. $100. 203-634-3210 SOFA, Excellent condition. Recliner & Desk, good condition. Best offer. Call 203-6710426 TODDLER BED-WHITE GOOD CONDITION $20.00.203-2132149

FIREPLACE Screen glass doors fits 27-30”H x 30-38”W $100. Call (203)630-3648

SEASONED FIREWOOD $215 per cord. (203) 440-0402 or (860) -595-4159

SEASONED FIREWOOD$225/cord, including delivery. Discount over 2 cords. Call for more information 203-715-3140.

CLOTHING LADIES Red Leather Jacket. Size Medium. $99. (203) 634-3028

SPORTING GOODS & HEALTH

1 yr old, Paid $900, asking $300 or best offer. (203) 440-1024

CASH And/Or Tax deduction for your vehicle. Call

FANCY Firewood. $240/cord delivered. Extra clean, split small, discount over 3 cords. (203) 631-2211, Mike.

BICYCLES All boys models. 25”- 65”. $30 each. Call (203) 440-1024 BREAD machine in box with intructions & recipes. $10 Call 203-269-9922

1995 Dutchman Pop Up Sleeps 6. Best Offer. Clean condition. Serious only. Call Chris (203) 605-5245

UPRIGHT Freezer 27 cubic ft. Very clean. Excellent cond. Moving. $100. (203) 907-7296

WOOD, FUEL & HEATING EQUIPMENT

DRESSER 6 Drawers. Tall. All wood. Excellent cond. $100. Headboard Full size headboard, footboard, rails. Wood. Exc. condition. $75 (203) 506-9884

‘86 C20 truck for parts or whole. ‘99 Kia whole car for parts, no engine. ‘89 Cadillac complete, $650 or best offer. ‘89 Sierra 305 engine & 400 turbo transmission. ‘81 Camaro V6 engine w/transmission, 3 speed. Call (203) 935-7688

STROLLER Double seat. Very clean. Excellent condition. $55. Call (203) 907-7296

BED FRAME, FULL SIZE, METAL $20.00 CALL 265-1863

COUCH Full size, plaid and recliner, light tan. FREE. You pick up. Call (203) 679-2225

CAMPER & TRAILERS

ROBOSAPIEN With remote, like new. $25. (203) 235-2784

WINEMAKING Equipment Barrels, bottles, jugs and much more. Call (860) 346-2427

COFFEE table oak w/matching end table, $60. Call 203-686-0023

AUTO PARTS

PICTURE - Large 22”x18” Picture of New England Harbor. Framed. $30. (203) 237-2117

2 WOOD Bar stools. Good condition. $40 each. Call (203) 238-1785 from 10-6pm.

CHERRY Wall Unit, 3 drawers $100.00 call Joe 203-269-8505

AUTOMOBILES WANTED

PAINT 10gal, Behr Base & Mason, Moonstone Grey. $75. Call 860-620-9744

RAVO Electric Scooter- Great for elderly or disabled persons. Manufactured in Wlfd! Brand new, still in box. Was over $2000, selling for $850. (203) 907-7296

LAWN & GARDEN

LARGE houseplant $10 please call 203-237-3128

MIDDLEFIELD, CT Burial Plots 3 available, all adjacent. $500.00/each firm. Please call (860)347-9841

PLASTIC compost bin. Used one season. $15. Call 203- 238-3250

RAGDOLL KITTENS- Blue eyed beauties, rabbit-like fur, TICA registered. SBT. Vet checked. 1st shots. Ready to go! $450. Please call 860-329-9893

22” Craftsman front drive rear bag mulcher $75. Call 203-630-2583

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE

860-346-3226

BOYS 20” bike Schwinn StingRay Chopper Exc cond. $85. (203) 679-0113 PAINTBALL gun, no barrel, mask, co2 tank, hopper $50.00 203-671-9297 PILATES exercising machine with video. $50 Call 203-686-0023

GIRLS SIZE 1 ICE SKATES. GREAT CONDITION. $15. 203235-2784. IMITATION Fireplace Includes accessories. Brand new. $80. (860) 628-8843 or (860) 628-8843 INFANT Graco Swing Bermuda Pattern with many nice features LN, $50 (860)628-3144

LAMINATING Service. Let us help you preserve your most precious moments. From $2.50 to $4.50 per piece. Call 203238-1953 for info.

PISTOL PERMIT CERTIFICATION. 1 Session only, $100. Group discount available! Call for next class 203-415-1144 RED-XL Fitness machine/ video/manual. Like new. $50 203-686-0666 SNOWBOARD, 135cm All Pro. Exc cond $20 (203) 269-6117 SOLID Oak table for kitc./dining. 42”Wx64”Lx30”H. Mint. Cost $600 @ Pilgrim $100/BO 203-272-1643

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

JAPANESE SWORDS Helmets, Daggers, Fighting Knives, Flags, Medals, etc.

203-238-3308 SWIMMING POOLS & SPAS HOT TUB 6 person, 35 jets, 3 pumps w/all options, full warr, NEW in wrapper. Cost $7000 Sell $3800. Call 203-988-9915

COMPUTERS & OFFICE EQUIPMENT (2)DELL pc speakers Both $10 Call 203-687-5381 COMPUTER-Complete, Windows 2000, Office 2000. $8,500. Call after 6pm 203-288-8790 NEW HP deskjet printer. Never used. Black/color. $48 or best offer. Call 203-634-9149

ELECTRONICS TWO guitars and Guitar Hero games for PS2. $50. Call or txt 203-715-1929

WANTED TO BUY

1-2 ITEMS Silverware, china, glass, furniture, 50’s items, whole estates.

203-238-3499 $ ALWAYS BUYING! $ 1 item to entire estate! Call or stop by Frank’s, 18 South Orchard St. Wallingford. Mon-Sat. 9:30-4:30.

203-284-3786 ANTIQUES WANTED - 1 Item or an Estate. Estate sale service provided. Seeking: Meridenmade items, lamps, paintings. Call Todd Shamock 203-237-3025

DEE’S ANTIQUES Buying Silverplate, Glass, Furn, music instruments, china, art, collectibles. 1 item to estate.

203-235-8431 FISHING TACKLE. Local collector looking for old or new rods, reels, lures. Highest prices paid. Call Dave anytime 860-463-4359 OLD BICYCLES Don’t throw away that old bike. Hobbyman needs your help. Free pickup! Bikes will be recycled. Help save a bike! 203-494-9641 WANTED: USED FURNITURE refrigerator, gas stove, mattresses, couches, beds, household items, clothing, children’s toys, etc. 860-869-2947

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT & INSTRUCTIONS 1 BASS drum pedal. Only $40. 203-634-0809


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MUSICAL INSTRUMENT & INSTRUCTIONS DEERING Banjo, Goodtime, like new, set up by a professional Luthier. Vega style armrest, gigbag. Retail value $379w/o extras. Asking $325. 203-8874233 PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS Drums & Percussion, Trombone, Euphonium, Baritone Horn, Trumpet, Piano, Improvisation. Consultation/First Lesson Free! Exp’d & certified teacher in convenient Kensington loc. Call Bob 860-357-2638

Professional Violin Lessons & String Instruments Repaired! For Children & Adults $25 per 1/2 hour. First lesson FREE! 30 yrs exp. We repair: Violins ● Violas ● Cellos ● Bass Bow Rehairing 203-294-0888

FOR RENT

MERIDEN 2BR, 1 1/2 baths. Fully applianced. Recently Remodeled. No pets allowed. $995/mo + utilities. Call 203-494-1215 MERIDEN Crown Village 1 BR, 3rd flr. Heat & HW incl. $750/mo. Sec & refs. No pets. Call Andrea, Maier Property Management (203) 235-1000 MERIDEN Sunset Ave. Sunny & bright TH 3BR, 1 full 2 half bath, washer & dryer, 2c gar, corner unit, lovely yard. $1250 + utils. All Star Realty 203-952-1122 MERIDEN- 1BR, sec bldg. No pets. Sec dep-credit check. $775 per month. 203-376-1259 MERIDEN-1BR Crown Village (16 Unit Bldg). Heat & HW, storage, keyless entry, assigned prkg. Fresh paint. Lease & sec. $800. Call after 1pm 860-664-9608 MERIDEN. Broadbriar Townhouse, 2 BR, 1 1/2 baths. Quiet complex. W/D hookup. New carpeting, no pets. $925/mo. Owner/agent 203-284-3757 SOUTHINGTON Clean 2 BR, 1 Bath, Gas Heat. Close to shopping & highway. No pets. Available November 1. $800/mo plus utils & sec. 860-877-4735 YALESVILLE On The Green. Special -Was $1400, Now $1300 per month! 2 BR, 2 Baths. All appliances incl w/d. A/C & gas heat. Exercise facility & BBQ area on site. Gracie 203-464-8066 YALESVILLE On The Green. Special -Was $1400, Now $1300 per month! 2 BR, 2 Baths. All appliances incl w/d. A/C & gas heat. Exercise facility & BBQ area on site. Gracie 203-464-8066 YALESVILLE On The Green. Special -Was $1400, Now $1300 per month! 2 BR, 2 Baths. All appliances incl w/d. A/C & gas heat. Exercise facility & BBQ area on site. Gracie 203-464-8066

APARTMENTS FOR RENT MER. FURNISHED apts + rms: ALL Incl Heat, Elec, HW. 3rd fl furn studio, $160/wk+sec. RMs $130/wk+sec. 203-630-3823 www.Meridenrooms.com MERIDEN - 3 room 1 bedroom, $700 month plus 1 month security. separate utilities. Tarita 203-233-5327

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APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN, Lg 2BR, $875, off st parking, back yard, walk in closets, 1 + 1 mo sec. 24 Webster St. Sec 8, Call 203-9622585 after 5:30pm MERIDEN- 1BR Fall Special $695/month. Heat, Hot Water, Electric incl. Private balcony. Offer expires October 31. For info 203-639-4868 MERIDEN- 3BR, new paint, carpet, appliances, off st. parking. Lease, security. $900/mo. Prescott St. Jack (203) 9967379 Jack Regan Realty

Nestled off the road in a quiet, wooded setting!

MERIDEN- 3rd flr 2BR, ($785). Stove and refrig. Storage area. Yard. Off st parking, quiet. Sec req. 860-841-6455.

Brand New Beautiful 1 Bedroom Apartments in Berlin

MERIDEN- Hubbard Park- 2BR, central air/heat. 775 West Main St. $925/mo. Tony 203213-8468/ 203-296-4975

For Active Adults 55 and better

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

Call Now!

(860) 828-3958 also accepting applications for Affordable Units Income Restriction Apply Merit Properties, Inc. Financed by CHFA APARTMENTS FOR RENT

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

MERIDEN - 5 room, 2 Bedroom, 3rd floor, newly remodeled, off street parking, no pets, $800 plus utilities, references. 203671-9644

MERIDEN 2 BR, 5 Rooms. 2nd floor. Off street parking. No pets. $700 per month. 1 month security. Call (203) 271-3119 or (203) 440-3503

MERIDEN - CLEAN 1 ROOM EFFICIENCY $450. Utilities included. 2 mos security. Credit check req. No pets. Call 203-284-0597

MERIDEN 2BR, 1st lr, updated. Basement storage space. So. Colony St. Yard. No pets, separate utils, sec. $800. Call 203809-4627

MERIDEN 1 BR APARTMENT Off street parking. Heat/electric included. $550/month. First, last & security. (203) 238-1010 (Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30)

MERIDEN 2nd fl 1BR furn $210/wk + sec. Heat, HW, Elec incld. E. Side, very clean. Offst park. 203-630-3823 12pm8pm. www.Meridenrooms.com

MERIDEN 1 BR. 119 Wilbur Ave. 2nd flr. Very quiet. No pets, Security, Credit Check, Refs. $665 + utilities. (203) 269-6835

MERIDEN 3 bdrm. 1st & 2nd fl. Wood Street. New Carpet & paint Washer/Dryer hookup. $900 to $950 + Sec call 203671-2672

MERIDEN 1BR, clean & comfortable. Heat, HW and cooking gas included for $700. Small pet ok. 38 Lincoln St. 203-440-4789

1st floor, newly renovated, appliances, off st. parking. No pets. $900/mo. 203-815-8335

MERIDEN 2 bdrm., 1 bath. Large first floor apt. in 2 family home with Off-street parking. Crown Street. Available now. $700/month. Call Mark (203) 530-7084.

Studio & 1 BR Apts.

MERIDEN 2 BR - $800 ($1000 sec. dep.) 4 BR - $1250 ($1600 sec. dep.) Nice location. Off st. parking. No pets. Credit check. 860-828-3669 MERIDEN 2 BR, 1 Bath. 3rd floor. Quiet location. $800 Plus Security Deposit. Call 203-631-9614 MERIDEN 2 BR, 2nd floor. Newton St. Freshly painted. Close to shopping & parks. No WD hookup. $700/month. Owner/ agent. Call (203) 284-3757 MERIDEN 2 BR, 5 RMs. 2nd Floor. 45 South Second St. Completely remodeled. Heat & appls incl. Washer hkup. No pets /smoking. $850 & 1 mo sec. 203-841-7591

Meriden 3 BR Apt

MERIDEN 32 Cook Ave. $600/Studio & $650+/1 BR New owners. Remodeled. Heat & Hot water incl. 203-886-7016 MERIDEN 3BR Off-st parking. Clean. Freshly painted. New carpet. Move-in condition. (203) 630-2763

MERIDEN EFFICIENCY Fully Furnished. BR/LR combination w/full kitchen & private bath. $575/mo. Sec. & lease req. Call 203-238-9772 MERIDEN STUDIOS - $650 1BRs - $750 2BRs - $850. Free Heat & HW incl. ACs. 24 hr maintenance. Sec. guard. Laundry Rm. Off st parking. 203-630-2841

MERIDEN- Nice 1BR, 72 North First St., Apt 4. Parking, appliances, $595. Credit, references. No pets. 203-238-1890

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

MERIDEN- Renovated Apartments

2 BR - $750, $850 & $950 Heat & Hot Water Included Secure building. Off st. parking. Call 203-886-7016 MERIDEN- Townhouse For rent. 19 Guiel Place. 2BR, 2 baths, hot water heat. Ready for Nov. 1. $1095/mo. 203-376-2160 or 203-213-6175

APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN-Large clean 5Rm, 2BR, 2nd flr. W/D hookup, stove, refrig front porch, lge fenced backyard. Off-st parking Must See! $825/mo + sec. 860-690-5555

SO. MERIDEN Updated 3-4BR 2nd floor. Off st parking. Washer/dryer hookup. No pets, no smoking. $1100 per month. Call Sue Farone 203-235-3300

MERIDEN-Lg. 1BR apt, 4rms, 1st flr. Private driveway. Nice neighborhood. $650/mo. No pets. Please call 860-655-3888 MERIDEN: Spacious 1 & 2BR apt. $650-$800, off st park. Section 8 approved. 110 Colony St. Leave Message 860-4260658

MERIDEN- Wallingford line, Large, Luxury 1 & 2BR condo. Laundry. Rent - $650 & $850 + utils, no pets. 203-245-9493 x 2.

S. MERIDEN-Great location. 2BR. Move-in, no stairs. Off-stparking, large yard. $900/mo + utils & sec. Call 203-619-3057

MERIDEN-3BR, 3rd flr. Off st parking. Newly remodeled. Quiet, dead end street. $900/mo. Call (203) 641-8483

SOUTHINGTON LARGE 1250 sq ft 1 BR apt. C/A. Appls, lg jacuzzi, W/D hookup in bsmt. Utils not included. Near Hospital of Central CT. 860-621-2693

MERIDEN-Large 2BR, 1st flr, hdwd flrs, appls incld. Utils & heat not incld. Off-st parking avail. $775/mo + sec. Credit check. Avail 11/1. 646-345-2636

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

WALLINGFORD - 2 BR, 104 Meadow St., off-street pkg, 3rd floor, no dogs, $925 incl all utils, 203-530-1840

WALLINGFORD - Near transportation, 5 rooms, 2 BR, 2nd floor, 2 family, off St. parking, no pets, $800 plus utilities, 203-284-1853 WALLINGFORD 1BR, 2nd flr, appliances, central location, $750 a month, 1 month security. No pets. Call 203-317-9824 WALLINGFORD 1BR, 3Rm apt, convenient intown location, off-st-parking $675/mo + utils. Call (203) 269-9585 WALLINGFORD-2BR, $875/mo. No utils. Call 203-530-6452

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Friday, October 16, 2009 — The North Haven Citizen APARTMENTS FOR RENT WALLINGFORD 2BR Townhouse. Very clean, nice yard, appliances, W/D hookup, off-stparking. No smoking, no pets. $900 + sec. Call 203-631-5219 WALLINGFORD 2BR/5Rm, 1st Flr. Renovated. Carpet. Fully Appl’d. Quiet in town locale. Util not incl. Credit & Ref req. Lease, sec, no pets. $875/ month. 203-435-6790 pm WALLINGFORD 3BR, 2nd flr, lge rms, clean, off st parking, trash pickup, w/d hookup. Sec, credit ck. No pets. Section 8 approved. $1100. 86 Meadow St. (203) 265-5980, Lisa. WALLINGFORD 6 Room, 2 bdrm., 1 bath. Great Location. 1500+SQFT. Walk to Town Center. Hardwood floors. Washer/Dryer in unit. $1,100/Month. (203) 530-7084 Mark WALLINGFORD Beautiful Location, N. Main St. Remodeled 5 Rms w/attic space. 2nd flr. A must see! No smoking. $1100 /mo. Sec & refs. (203) 269-7671 WALLINGFORD 2BR Townhouse, 1200SF 1.50 baths. Basement. WD hookup. Off st. parking. Electric heat. $890/mo + sec. No pets. (203) 631-6057 WALLINGFORD-2BR, washer & dryer hookup, large yard, offst-parking. $875/mo+sec. Call 203-265-1192 Available Oct. 1. WALLINGFORD. 2 bedroom, all appliances, $800/month, 1 year lease, no pets. For more info., call 203-269-3471 WLFD-48 Allen Ave, 1st flr, 4Rm, 2BR, off st parking, $850/ mo, 1-1/2 mo sec. Easy access I91/Merrit Pkwy. 203 430 6896 //48allenave.yolasite.com WLFD. 1BR w/stove & refrig including heat & hw. Starting at $695. No pets. Lease, sec. JJ Bennett Realty 203-265-7101 WLFD. 2 BR OVERSIZED Townhouse, applianced kitchen, lots of storage & closet space, laundry room. NO PETS. $1195. Call J.J. Bennett, 203-265-7101.

GARAGE & STORAGE SPACE FOR RENT WANTED in Southington single car garage for the winter storage of a sports car. Garage must have electricity for trickle charger. Please call 860-621-2685. WOW! CALL FOR THIS MONTH’S AMAZING MANAGER’S SPECIALS! Storage Space-Clean, well lit, fenced facility. 5’x10’-$45.99 - 5’x15’-$59.99 10’x10’-$78.00 - 10’x15’-$109.99 10’x20’-$124.99 - 10’x30’-$194.99 All prices subject to 6% tax. CALL (203) 250-1515 for details.

HOUSES FOR SALE

BIG BEAUTIFUL AZ LOTS! Golf Course, Nat’l Parks. 1 hour from Tucson. Guaranteed Financing. $0 Down, $0 Interest. Starting $129/mo. Foreclosures online @: www.sunsitelandrush.com Pre-Recorded Message (800)631-8164 mention code 2181 FLORIDA - 40 acre parcels Only 10 remaining. 100% useable. MUST SELL. $119,900 ea. Owner Financing from 3 1/2% Call 1-800-FLA-LAND (3525263) Florida Woodland Group, Inc. Lic. RE Broker.

WOW! CALL FOR THIS MONTH’S AMAZING MANAGER’S SPECIALS! Storage Space Clean, well lit, fenced facility. 5’x10’-$45.99 - 5’x15’-$59.99 10’x10’-$78.00 - 10’x15’-$109.99 10’x20’-$124.99 - 10’x30’-$194.99 All prices subject to 6% tax. CALL (203) 250-1515 for details.

STORES & OFFICES FOR RENT MERIDEN: 1450 Sq. Ft. office, in modern professional building at 1501 East Main St. This well appointed building offers business tenants a great location at an affordable price, which includes all utilities, ample off street parking and convenient to 1-91 and Rt. 15. 203 281-1010 www.cucinelli.com MIDDLETOWN - RETAIL SPACE FOR LEASE 1100 square feet on busy Washington Street. Call for further information: 860-209-2739 YALESVILLE- Prime office space. 1200 sq. ft. 1st flr. Major intersection. Contact Jeff 203269-5703

WLFD Looking for an affordable opportunity to live in Wallingford? Don’t miss this West side Ranch on almost half an acre. $182,900. Chuck (203) 265-5618

NORTH CAROLINA Mountains. NEW! E-Z Finish Log Cabin Shell With Loft & Full Basement. Includes acreage. $99,900 Financing Available 828-247-9966 code 45

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ROOMS FOR RENT

MERIDEN CLEAN SAFE ROOMS Heat, utils,. E.Side, kit privileges, off-st park. $130/wk. www.Meridenrooms.com or call 203-630-3823 12pm-8pm MERIDEN-Room for rent. $140 per week. Includes utilities, wash/dryer. Beautiful Victorian home, nice yard. Call 203537-1772 Lisa

WLFD $175,000 Large 2 family w/store front. Possible 3 family house R6 zone. Separate utilities, corner lot with some yard. Call Brian Miller 203-265-5618

NORTH HAVEN

WLFD $169,900 Spacious 2BR, 1 1/2 bath Townhouse with 2 car garage! Balcony overlooks wooded area for privacy. Fully applianced including washer and dryer. Linda 203-265-5618

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

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

SELL/RENT YOUR TIMESHARE NOW!!! Maintenance fees too high? Need Cash? Sell your unused timeshare today. No commissions or Broker Fees. Free Consultation. www.sellatimeshare.com 1-866-708-3690

GARAGE & STORAGE SPACE FOR RENT INDOOR Trailered Boat/Car Storage/Jet Skis. $19 per foot. Wlfd/Durham. Call for prices 203-751-1977 MERIDEN- Garage for rent. Approx 10’x22’. $85/mo. North Broad St area. 860-841-6455

BAM YOU FOUND IT! $2000/Mo Start Pay

WLFD Back on the market and lower price! Earn big $$ when you take over this Filipino store, restaurant, deli. Great Rt. 150 location. Many established clients. $70,000. Maria 203-265-5618

Administrative Assistant Responsible for all tasks related to reception as well as administrative/clerical duties. 2-5 years in similar or related function. Excellent phone skills a must. Solid computer skills necessary. Competitive compensation package includes Profit Sharing & 401K. EOE Send resume to: Lyons Tool and Die Attn: Human Resources 185 Research Parkway Meriden, CT 06450 or email to: human.resources@lyons.com ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Rewarding PT position in small office with diverse responsibilities. Must be well organized, a quick learner, pleasant, have good written/verbal skills and ability to multi-task. Requires some database mgmt and familiarity with online survey tools. (203) 238-1207

Customer Service Representative The Record-Journal is seeking a part time Customer Service Representative to join our Circulation team. Excellent communication skills and ability to multi task are needed. Position includes data entry, posting payments, inbound and outbound sales and service calls.

Record-Journal Circulation Office 75 S Colony St. Meriden, CT 06450

MERIDEN $199,900. Mint condition and spacious 3BR, 3 full bath home in neighborhood. 2BR w/private baths. Master BR is 12x21 with sitting area. HW floors, 3 zone heat and CAIR. Linda Diana 203-235-3300

MERIDEN $325,000 4 1BR units. Two of the apts are completely remod. Building has updated electric & plumbing and a new roof. Please see MLS#N291329 for more details. Call Annemarie 203-235-3300

Due to new product line our Company is experiencing an increase in product demand opening various postions in all depts, no exp nec. We train. All positions must be filled immediately. Interviewing 1st 100 callers

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860-329-0318 GENERAL LABOR - P/T for busy contractor based hardware store. Must be at least 18. Duties include forklift operation (training provided), loading/unloading orders, stocking shelves, warehouse work. M-F afternoons, Saturdays. Send resume or letter of interest Attn: Paul O to posullivan@superiornetwork.com or fax 860-378-3965. EOE

GENERAL LABOR

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HOUSES FOR SALE

MERIDEN - Rooms For Rent $100 per week. All utilities & cable TV included. No drugs or alcohol, Please Call 203-537-6284

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

CUSTOMER SERVICE. Leading Cheshire e-commerce co seeks enthusiastic, caring person w/good computer skills for part-time positions. Competitive wages and benefits. Do not call. Email resume to: jobs@LogoSportswear.com HOTEL- General manager for the Red Carpet Inn & Suites, Southington, CT. Candidate will have 5 yrs exp. P & L responsibility, Email: gmcha@earthlink.net. Fax 860-621-8545

30 Immediate Openings. All shifts. $8/hr. Meriden area. Must have clean background check. Contact HCM (203) 634-8427 INFANT TEACHER - FT. Previous daycare experience and min of CDA. Precious Cargo Daycare, 15 North Plains Industrial Rd, Wlfd. 203-265-0055. INFANT/TODDLER Teacher Assistant Aide Must have CDA+ 12 early childhood credits or a degree in ECE. F/T & P/T avail for accredited ECE program. Fax resume to: 203-741-0896 EOE

LogoSportswear.com seeks motivated, team players for full and part-time positions. Competitive wages & benefits. ● Customer Service ● Production Supervisor ● Graphics/ Embroidery ●Shipping/Receiving Email resume to: jobs@ logosportswear.com PART TIME/Weekends- Snack Bar Person. Every other weekend, 8:30am-4:30pm both days. Must have some cooking and restaurant exp. Must be good with public, reliable and able to work a grill. Own transportation req. Call Blue Trail Range at 203-269-3280 from 9am-5pm to set up time for an interview. Need to start immediately. PART-TIME on horse farm. Feeding & cleaning stalls. Exp’d needed. Movado Farm, Durham (860) 349-8728 PART-TIME Food Service Manager Approx 20-25hrs per week. Qualified food operator, license is necessary or obtainable. Please call 203-272-5860 RETAIL TO WAREHOUSE

No Exp./No Problem $400-$1000 Weekly We Need to Fill 30 Positions in 30 Days. Retail to Warehouse. Call Julie Wallace 860-635-3700

EDUCATION

CHESHIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS 1 - GENERAL KITCHEN WORKER FLOATER Come work with a terrific team preparing food in the kitchen and serving lunch to Cheshire's future citizens. Follow the school schedule with summer, weekends and holidays off. APPROX HRS:10:00a.m.-2:45p.m. M-Fri. (MUST BE AVAILABLE TO COME IN EARLIER ON SHORT NOTICE) QUALIFICATIONS: H.S. Ed or equivalent. SALARY: $11.45 per hour CLOSING DATE: Oct. 26, 2009- 4:00 p.m. Send Letter of Intent & Employment Application to: Cheshire Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services 29 Main Street Cheshire CT 06410 Applications are available at the above address HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

Production: Embroidery/ Screenprinting/ Graphics Leading Cheshire e-commerce co seeks enthusiastic and reliable production supervisor and production staff. Full and part-time positions, experience a plus. Email resume to: jobs@LogoSportswear.com or fill out application at 500 Cornwall Ave, Cheshire

RECOVERY DRIVER The Record-Journal is seeking a part time Recovery Driver to join our early morning Circulation team. Reliable vehicle, ability to use a map and climb stairs needed for this position. If a part time early morning delivery position sounds like a good fit for you, please come see us in person between 10am – 2pm at:

Record-Journal Circulation Office 75 S Colony St Meriden, CT 06450

Sales/ Customer Service Leading forklift dealer has an immediate opening for a highly motivated individual with strong sales skills. Responsibilities include selling, service /maintenance programs, forklift rentals, parts, etc. Excellent income potential and benefits. Fax resume to 203-234-1907 www.yaleiti.com Industrial Trucks, Inc. 69 Dodge Avenue, North Haven SERVICE TECH Must have license, experience in oil & installations. AC a + On-call night rotation, company van, full benefit pkg. Drug Screen req. Apply: Tuxis Ohrs, 80 Britannia St., Meriden, CT Attn: Helen. TOWN FAIR TIRE Has full & part time Tire Tech/Tire Changer positions available. Must have valid driver’s license. Apply in person at 994 North Colony Rd Wallingford and 55 Washington St (Staples Plaza) Middletown.

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VENDING ROUTE PERSON To fill vending machines with snacks and beverages. Moderate to heavy lifting. Early start time. Must have excellent work and driving record, pass criminal background check and drug screen. Interviews being held Sat. Oct 17, 6am-2pm at Holiday Inn 201 Washington Ave. North Haven.

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ATTIC & BASEMENTS CLEANED

CARPENTRY REPAIRS done by carpenters free estimate to windows, doors, roofing, siding, hatchways, and cellar leaks. Complete home improvements, additions, finish Bsmnt, dormers, porches & decks 203-238-1449 #578107 www.marceljcharpentier.com

DUMPSTERS CHEAPER THAN A DUMPSTER! Garages, Attics, Basements, Brush, Pools, Decks, etc. Senior discounts. 203-238-0106

Roll-Off Dumpsters 15 yard roll-off - $350 20 yard roll-off - $450 Empire Construction, LLC 203-537-0360 www.EmpireLLC.biz

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T.E.C. Electrical Svc LLC HOUSE CLEAN Outs, Garages Basements, Attics, Yards Big or Small..... We Take It All Free Estimates. Call Ed.

ATTORNEYS EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS, Discrimination, Health Care Denials & General Law. There are Laws to Protect You When Your Rights are Violated. Free 30 Minute Consultation. David Seaver, Attorney and Counselor At Law. Your Advocate for Your Rights. Greater Meriden/ Berlin Area. 860-357-5517

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CT Reg #606277. GIVE us a call, we do it ALL. Free est. 203-631-1325

Shamock Roofing All types of remod. 30+ yrs exp. No $$ Down. CT Reg 523804. Ins

203-237-4124 an LLC co. HEATING & COOLING

DON’T Sweat It this Summer! Call Duane Plumbing, heating & cooling. Quality work. Major credit cards. Low rates. 203-379-8944 #400335-S1

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

FOLKS OVER 65! With over a decade of experience helping Medicare recipients choose the right plan, call today. Call 860-426-1466 MF 8:00am – 5:00pm, Sat 7:30am – 12:00pm (Nov 15th – Dec 31, OPEN ENROLLMENT). Call 860-426-1466

CENTRAL CT HOME IMPROVEMENTS Spec. in multi-family/rental property rehabs & all types of home improvements. 25 yrs exp. Lic & ins. #0673083. Call 203-213-0033 T&E Construction & Remodel Additions, bsmts, kit. & bath, decks, roofing, siding, masonry. All types of remodeling. 203-272-4308 Ct Reg #0565380

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Keep home, auto, 401k, etc. STOP FORECLOSURES IRS & “Repos” Atty F.W. Lewis 439 Main St, Yalesville 203-265-2829 “Debt Relief Agency” We help people file for relief under the bankruptcy code

Water & sewer lines, inground tank removal, drainage, grading, additions, pavers. Insured. Reg# 571435 203-379-0193

CARPENTRY CENTRAL CT HOME IMPROVEMENTS Spec. in multi-family/rental property rehabs & all types of home improvements. 25 yrs exp. Lic & ins. #0673083. Call 203-213-0033

GARAGE DOORS

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GUTTERS

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POLISH LADY with good cleaning exp. looking for more houses to clean. Refs. available. Call (860) 869-0876

JUNK REMOVAL

PETE IN THE PICKUP Junk removal. Fall clean ups. 203-886-5110

KITCHEN & BATH REMODELING

HOMETECH Carpentry, repairs. No job too small or large. Member BBB.

HOME OR OFFICE - 20% discount for new customers. (US Citizen). Call Roberta - 203238-0566

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

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

OMEGA ROOFING - Shingles, flat roofs, new & repair. $299 Leak Special! All work guaranteed. Free Estimates. CT Reg #0624631. 860-294-1184

Siding, roofing, windows, decks, sunrms, additions. 203-237-0350. CT Reg. #516790 UPDATE your home today with a fresh new paint job! Call Paul today for a prompt free est 203-238-4320. Reg#582770

RICK’S AFFORDABLE Fall Clean-ups, brush/tree removal, curbside vac truck, tree & pricker removal. 11 yrs exp. 203-530-4447.

HALLMARK PAINTING Pressure Washing. Int/Ext Res & Comm. Fully Insured. CT REG HIC #0560720. 203-269-3369

WE WEED GARDENS Norm the Gardener’s 3-man crew is only $65/hr. CT Reg#571339 (203) 265-1460

PAVING OMEGA - All paving, seal coating, hot tar crack filling. 10% off. Free est. All work guranteed #0624631. 860-294-1184

LAWN & GARDEN FALL clean-ups. No job to big or small. Please call 203-630-2152

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

Empire Construction, LLC Your Professional Roofer New Roofs, Reroofs, Tearoffs We fix leaks too! 203-269-3559 CT Reg#565514 www.EmpireLLC.biz

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

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203-639-0032 Fully license/insured. CT Reg# 577319 ORTIZ Roofing & Siding - Fully insured & licensed. Sr. discount. CT Reg #611774. 203-265-7826 or cell 860-398-1223

Commercial Plowing Parking lots, condos, industrial. Loader/Salt. www.qlsllc.com Quality Landscaping, LLC. Jim 203-537-2588 or 860-349-2118

203-294-9889 www.ICEFIGHTERS.org Expert De-Icers Commerical Specialists. Nicholas J Murano LLC, Member: Snow and Ice Management Assn

RICK’S AFFORDABLE Commercial snow plowing and sanding. Call (203) 630-2642

TOP SOIL SAND & FILL SCREENED TOP SOIL Dark, organic material. $22/yard. Also, backhoe/bulldozer work. Ct Reg. #563704 (203) 699-8883

TREE SERVICES YARDLEY TREE SERVICE.com Fair, reasonable. Free estimates. Reg. Insured. FIREWOOD 203-440-0402 or 860-595-4159

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CASCIO Mason. Chimney repair, sidewalks, walls, brick work, etc. CT Reg #611774. 203-265-7826 or cell 860-398-1223 S & H MASONRY LLC Stonewalls, steps, chimneys, concrete, retaining walls, FPs, pavers, walkways, patios, tiling Free est. Lic/Ins. #607639. Cell-203-376-0355 SAMMY Masonry-Since 1977. Concrete, stone, chimney, stucco. All masonry. CT 574337. Ins. 203-757-8029 or 203-206-4481

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MEDICAL CAREERS Part-Time Pharmacist and Per Diem Pharmacist HOME HEALTH AIDES Servicing Htfd area & surrounding towns. Must have vehicle. FT Float 3p-11p PT HHAs every other weekend 7a-3p & 3p-11p Contact Jermaine: (860) 817-8322 Or Apply Online: www.utopiahomecare.com

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Be a part of our growing team at DATTCO in our maintenance department. We are seeking experienced truck and bus repair technicians who are ASE certified. Use your ASE certifications and years of experience to diagnose and provide quality vehicle repair in a timely and cost effective manner. Applicants must have a good, positive attitude, organizational skills and their own tools. Pay scale depends on ASE certifications and level of experience. Employment available in Middletown and Durham CT. Please send resume to rays@dattco.com or fill out an application at DATTCO 131 Tuttle Road, Middletown, CT 06457. AA/EOE

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CNA/HHA NEW ENGLAND HOME CARE is seeking CNAs and Home Health Aides with a minimum of 6 months experience for a pediatric group home in Meriden. Previous experience in a group home with physically and emotionally challenged children preferred. All shifts available. Earn up to $12.00 per hour based on experience. Must have a current CT CNA certificate. To schedule an appointment to apply, please call:

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The Town of Wallingford Water Division is seeking candidates for the position of Water Treatment Pumping Operator Level 2. Require a H.S. diploma and 3 years experience in a water treatment plant with 1 year as a supervisor. Candidates must possess or be able to abtain within 6 months from date of hir the State of Connecticut Class IV Water Treatment Plant and Class II Water Distribution System Operator Certifications. Pay rate $22.77 to $27.64 per hour plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Applications/ resumes will be accepted until October 30, 2009 (or the date of of receipt of the 50th application) at the following address:

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