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Volume 5, Number 49

Your Town, Your News

Friday, December 3, 2010

Juror reports similar themes, starkly different lives By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

North Haven resident Lenus Gibbs, 65, was one of 12 jurors who recommended the death penalty last month for Steven Hayes. Like all jury members, Gibbs underwent self-examination as he listened to case details and deliberated on verdict decisions. In a way, similar themes of violence and family could be seen throughout both Gibbs and Hayes’ lives. In October, Gibbs and his peers convicted Hayes, 47, of 16 felony charges for raping and strangling Jennifer Hawke-Petit, 48, and killing her daughters Hayley and Michaela, 17 and 11 respectively, during a 2007 Cheshire home invasion. Hayes and his co-defendant, Joshua Komisarjevsky, allegedly tied both girls to beds and doused the house in gaso-


line before lighting it aflame. Komisarjevsky, who will go on trial next year, is also charged with beating the lone survivor, Dr. William Petit Jr., 50, with a baseball bat and tying him up in the house’s basement. Petit freed himself and sought help for his trapped family as his home burned. Jury members studied pictures of victims’ remains and heard in gruesome detail about Hayes’ and Komisarjevsky’s unsettling crimes. Some evidence and facts disturbed jurors so greatly that several underwent counseling as Hayes’ trial unfolded. Gibbs did not require such aid. “It was a horrible, heinous crime,” he said Nov. 27. “But all the evidence they showed me, I’ve seen worse.” A juror selected Last January the jury selection began. Contacted by mail, Gibbs forgot and did not attend first round inter-

views sessions. “When I realized that I missed it, I called up and they told me I could come in for the second round in May,” he said. In second round interviews, court officials asked Gibbs his opinion on the death penalty. “I told them I had no concept of the death penalty,” he said, “I had no knowledge one way or the other, because I had never given it even basic thought, like what does it accomplish, good or bad.” Additionally, a judge queried whether Gibbs knew of Hayes. “The only thing I knew was that this crime had happened, that he had broken into a house and killed some girls and their mother,” Gibbs said. “I don’t watch too much local news, only international news. I stay away from the local stuff because it’s so depressing.” Each potential juror had chance to explain themselves and Gibbs ex-

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pressed fatherly devotion. “One thing I told the judge was that I have two sons and two daughters, and I would do anything in this world to protect them,” he said. “I wanted them to know that,” he continued. “If it got me off the case, it got me off the case, but I wanted them to know that.” After discussions the judge and legal representatives met before returning with the selections. “The judge said, ‘Mr. Gibbs, you’re a primary juror,’” Gibbs said. “I was just shocked. It was all kind of shocking.” “But it was also an honor,” he added. As part of the process, potential jurors explained their lives, past and present. “I was in the Air Force. I spent 26 years in there,” Gibbs said.

Football season over for North Haven High School after quarterfinal loss in state tourney By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

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North Haven High School sophomore Jalon White discards an Amity tackler during a Thanksgiving matchup. White had 10 carries for 104 yards as the Indians defeated Amity 40-24 en route to Connecticut postseason play.

See Juror, page 6

As light rain soaked a postgame player circle on the field, North Haven High School seniors in mud-caked pads and uniforms became teary-eyed. Following a 19-7 playoff defeat to higher-seeded Daniel Hand, their season, and high school football careers, had concluded. “Underclassmen, I want you to find a senior and thank him,” said NHHS head coach Anthony Sagnella, centered in the huddle. “That will be you someday.” Beginning 2010 with a 0-12 loss to Hill House, NHHS collected nine consecutive wins enroute to a seventh-seeded

quarterfinals appearance in CIAC’s Class L state tournament Nov. 31. Daniel Hand held home team advantage at Madison’s Surf Club field. Windy conditions swept cold air off Long Island Sound and across spectator stands and the soggy gridiron. Drizzle completed a raw and chilly atmosphere. Mark Zurlis kicked off for the Indians. His shoe flew off, and the ball traveled only several dozen yards, where NHHS players recovered it from surprised Tiger blockers. However, as would happen all night, Daniel Hand’s defensive line stymied North Haven offense and forced a

See Football, page 23


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North Haven Rotary partners with Liberty Bank for successful food drive By David Marchesseault Special to the North Haven Citizen

throughout the year, and collections of non-perishable food, as well as monetary contributions, are made at area events, ranging from the Little League games to the Concerts on the Green. Rev. Morrow added, “Not only are community members aware of the importance of the food drives, but there are townspeople donating at the holidays each year

who had been recipients themselves.” The two representatives from the Rotary Club who are responsible for this charitable activity, Debbie Volain and John Graef, met with Piscitelli and Morrow for the check presentation at the Liberty Bank last Monday afternoon. Since the Rotary

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The North Haven Citizen — Friday, December 3, 2010

Friendly’s restaurant hosts fundraiser for Friends of the Library By Paul Colella Special to the North Haven Citizen

The general manager and staff at Friendly’s Restaurant on Washington Avenue recently hosted a fundraiser for the Friends of the North Haven Library, drawing a large crowd. “I contacted Gina Falcigno, one of the presidents of the Friends, and asked if we could host a fundraiser for her organization,” stated Scott Samborn, Friendly’s general manager and a North Haven resident. “The Friends do a tremendous amount of work for the North Haven Library in supporting and sponsoring programs for adults and children.”









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“Tonight’s event is a very worthwhile and beneficial fundraiser that brings the community together with families having a good meal while contributing to a good cause,” explained Falcigno. “The proceeds from tonight and other fundraisers go directly to assist programs and services for the library.” The Friends of the Library is an active group of dedicated volunteers and has 600 members. There are monthly meetings held on the third Thursday evening of the month in the community room at the library and new members are always encouraged to join. The concept of three presidents is working out nicely, according to Giuletti, because there is always someone available to take charge. She added that they share the work load and have similar ideas and suggestions that make what working together a pleasure. “I love being a member of the Friends and my family enjoys coming to Friendly’s,” stated Bernadette Laubach, a






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“I believe in supporting nonprofit organizations and the fire and police in the work they do for our community,” he added. “It’s great to volunteer and give something back.” Samborn further explained that 10 to 15 percent of the sales (meals ordered by customers) would go to the library. The event took place on a Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. He and Falcigno worked on the event for an entire month, putting things in place and getting the word out, and the response was good. “Friendly’s Restaurant has a long history in New England and was established in 1935 in Massachusetts, offering a family friendly atmosphere with a great staff and wonderful clientele,” said Samborn. “The original menu from 1935 consisted of ice-cream and hotdogs and hamburgers, but today we offer a variety of meals including a healthier menu with salads and a fantastic breakfast including eggs and bacon, pancakes and waffles at

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member and former president of the Friends. “Tonight, I brought my daughter Sara and my son Matthew and my son’s friend Matthew Battipaglia to the restaurant. We are enjoying a delicious meal, having fun, and the children can’t wait to have ice-cream for dessert.” “It’s nice to be among our friends and neighbors of North Haven having a good time while giving something back to the community,” she added. Laubach explained that her children Matthew and Sara are fond of the library and enjoy the programs offered. Matthew and Sara enjoy the children’s department and they like all the librarians, especially Patti LaTerza, the director of children services. “They love to check out books and play games in the children’s department, and I enjoy the adult section,” Laubach added. The Friends of the Library fundraiser at Friendly’s Restaurant was a successful gathering. It was an opportunity for a community to come together for a worthwhile cause and have a good time. At the same time, the staff of Friendly’s had the chance to support the Friends and the wonderful work its members do in making the event a twoway street of giving and receiving. “The Friends of the Li-

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Patriots and Scoundrels Book 2, Part 13 By Paul Colella Special to the North Haven Citizen

After a few moments of silence, the dining room door slowly opened and Alexander appeared in the entrance. When Constance asked for an explanation for the breaking of glass, the scream, and us being locked in the room, Alexander smiled and told us that a servant was startled by a mouse and dropped a tray she was carrying. He did not have an explanation to why Constance and I were locked in the dining room. As Constance continued to pursue her husband, Alexander politely excused himself and returned to the drawing room where Louise and Jean-Luc were waiting for him. Frustrated by her husband’s behavior, Constance decided that she and I needed to leave Singleton Lodge for a short while. “My dear friend, I do believe that we need to go out but where shall we go? I’ve heard that Laura Corday is doing wonderful work with the less fortunate, and we must go and see for ourselves what all the fuss is about.� Constance sent for the carriage, and within a short time we were on our way to New Haven. I was curious

about what Alexander, Louise, and Jean-Luc were doing at Singleton Lodge and about the room down the hall from my room, but I did not reveal my thoughts to Constance, who was enjoying the carriage ride. When we arrived at Bickford Mansion, where Laura Corday was residing, we saw a group of children playing outside under the watchful eyes of a handful of servants. The driver helped us out of the carriage, and I followed Constance to the front door. As Constance was about to knock, the door opened, and we were greeted by a tall gentleman. He took us down a long hallway and into a cozy sitting room where we waited for Laura. As we waited, a man dressed in a clergyman’s outfit entered. He had dark hair and dark eyes to match. He introduced himself as Reverend Davenport, and explained that his church was down the street. He said he and members of his congregation admired Laura Corday for her assistance and generosity towards the less fortunate. “Miss Corday’s benevolent efforts to give shelter, food, and clothing to the unwanted and misfortune souls of our society are exemplary acts of Christian kindness. The members of my congregation are very pleased to


know her. She has shown that anyone can find redemption and share his or her good fortune with others,� said Reverend Davenport in a condescending manner. While he talked, I thought it a bit odd and improper for him to be referring to Laura’s actions as repentance for any of her past indiscretions. I also wondered why he was talking about Laura to me and Constance — two strangers whom he was unacquainted with. His presence made me feel somewhat uneasy. Constance took the initiative by changing the conversation and talking about the possibility of a national bank and the terrible events in Paris. The Reverend seized the moment to express his opinions on both subjects. “A national bank may succeed or it may fail. People need to take care of their own finances. Greed is the root to all evil, but sadly, money is vital for survival in this cold and cruel world. Please, let us not speak of the horrific occurrences in Paris, a city of beauty and culture now transformed into a place of corruption, violence, and death,� he replied with disapproval in his voice. We were spared from any further discussions by Reverend Davenport



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tions. These Loyalists deserve no mercy for their allegiance to the monarch of England, who treated the colonists in a wretched way.� Constance and I stared at each other in dismay upon hearing the way Reverend Davenport was speaking.

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club had raised $4,909.71, the financial company’s matching dollars amounted to $1,227.43, for a total contribution to the Thanksgiving food drive of $6,137.14. The bank’s public release explains that since the partnership with Rotary began six years ago, “it has provided more than $365,000 to put turkey and all the trimmings on the tables of families in need.� More than a quarter of the funds donated by Liberty Bank since 2004 were turned over to Rotary clubs in the fall of 2008, which caused the president of Rotary International to recognize the holiday drive with its “Best Cooperative Program Award� for that year. The bank’s promotional literature also states, “Your generosity will make your own Thanksgiving dinner taste even better.�


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North Haven Briefs

Free program at Historical Society

On Monday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m., the North Haven Historical Society will sponsor a program on “Native American Archeology in Connecticut.” Native Americans have been in Connecticut for at least 11,000 years. This lecture is an overview of the Native American settlements in the state from the earliest known site to today, based on archaeological evidence. Nicholas F. Bellantoni, Ph.D., state archeologist, will provide an interesting and informative lecture on this topic. Dr. Bellantoni serves as the state archaeologist with the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Archaeology Center at the University of Connecticut. He received his doctorate in anthropology from UConn in 1987 and was shortly thereafter appointed state archaeologist. His duties are many, but primarily include the preservation of archaeological sites in the state. His re-

search background is the analysis of skeletal remains from eastern North America. He has been excavating in Connecticut for over 30 years. This presentation will be held at the North Haven Masonic Lodge, 30 Church St., and is free to the public and handicap accessible.

Food banks Holidays are traditionally a time for charity and generosity, and in this increasingly-tough economy there are more Connecticut residents in need of assistance than ever. Food banks pro-

vide a helping hand to people in need, but rely heavily on donations from the community. The North Haven Food Bank, run by the Department of Community Services and Recreation, receives most of its food supplies from the Connecticut Food Bank, but also relies on donations from individuals and community organizations. The Food Bank has a freezer, and is able to accept frozen turkeys, as well and canned and boxed food year round. For more information on donating to the North Haven Food Bank, please call (203) 239-5321, ext 780.

Available classes at Recreation Center The North Haven Community Services and Recreation has listed the following open classes. Youth programs: Clay Creations, Creative Crafts, Gymnastics, Babysitting, Ballet, Tap and Creative Movement, Hip-Hop, Preschool Playtime, Kinder Krafts, Teeny Tots, Tiny Tots, Tots and Tunes, Ultimate Ball Time, After School Sports with Fun Sportz America, Family Bowling Fun, Learn to Bowl, Learn to

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Community Suppers

St. John’s Episcopal Church’s Community Suppers have resumed. St. John’s sponsors the meals most Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Great Hall, rain or shine for members of the community who need help making ends meet and for those who want some com-

panionship along with a nutritious supper. The suggested donation is $1 per meal, with a family cap of $5. No one is turned away in the event they are unable to make a donation. The menu includes items such as chicken noodle soup or vegetable minestrone (or fresh salads in the warmer months); meat loaf or egg salad sandwiches; seasonal fresh fruit and fresh

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Homes, Hamden and West Haven, invite you and your family to a

Holiday Remembrance Memorial Service A reflective time to pay tribute to the special people who will not be sharing the Holidays with you this year. This is an ecumenical service. Anyone who has lost a loved one is welcome.

baked desserts. There will be no Community Supper on the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 26. St. John’s Church is located at 3 Trumbull Place, at the top of the Green in North Haven, where our doors are open for prayer and peace. For details on this or other parish programs please call the church office at (203) 2390156.

Community Playgroup St. John’s Episcopal Church is pleased to announce the formation of a free, weekly community playgroup for babies, toddlers and their caregivers, to be held on Monday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon, with a healthy snack will be provided. If you are a caregiver for a child or grandchild (infant through age four) who would like a weekly outing and some social time, you are more than welcome. Participants do not have to be members of St. John’s Church to

The North Haven Citizen Friday, December 3, 2010 attend. If you are interested in joining the Community Playgroup, please come with your child(ren) to St. John’s Church on Mondays between 10 a.m. and noon. St. John’s Church is located at 3 Trumbull Place, at the top of the Green in North Haven. For more information, contact the church office at (203) 2390156.

Mishkan Israel Nursery School The Nursery School and Daycare at Mishkan Israel, 785 Ridge Road, Hamden, has just opened a new baby room for infants (three months to one year). The school also has a few openings for ages two to five. The Nursery School program is open to the community and is known for its wonderful curriculum and teachers, diversity of students, competitive rates, flexible schedules suited for working parents and unique enrichment classes like cooking, Spanish, music and

dance. The Nursery School Day Care program offers half or full day options. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information and to arrange a tour, contact Director Bec Luty, at (203) 2882375.

Chanukah at Mishkan Israel

Congregation Mishkan Israel, 785 Ridge Road, Hamden, will host a Chanukah dinner and service on Friday, Dec. 3. This fun family celebration is open to the community and will begin at 5:45 p.m. with a Shabbat dinner that features traditional Friday night foods as well as latkes and other favorite Chanukah treats. The evening will conclude with a Shabbat & Chanukah service at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to bring their menorah and four candles so that everyone can light their hannukiah and watch the warm flickering lights during servSee Faith, next page

Brass Christmas concert

Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. North Haven Congregational Church 28 Church Street, North Haven, Connecticut R.S.V.P. appreciated, 203-288-0800


North Haven Congregational Church presents the Pierpont Concert Series 2010-2011. The Brass Christmas Concert will be held Saturday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m., with a reception to follow. The Yale based quintet, Brass, returns to North Haven with a sack full of holiday goodies. From old favorites to new classics, they are sure to put you in the mood of the season. Featured are songs from their popular Christmas album, Wassail, along with a host of new ones. Members include Junius Johnson on horn, Drew Mazurek and Olivia Malon on trumpet, Jason Robins on trombone, and Jason Arnold on tuba. Students under 12 have free admission. For more information, visit


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Elina Napolitano

Elina Santiago Napolitano, 91, of Pool Road, North Haven, died Nov. 23, 2010, at the Regency House, Wallingford. She was the wife of the late Sam Napolitano. Born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, Feb. 10, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Ezequiel and Theresa Rodriguez Santiago. Elina had worked at Costco and was a member of the North Haven Senior Center. She is survived by her daughters, Nancy T. Napolitano, of West Haven, and Barbara (Joerg) Bode, of North Haven; and grandchildren, Melissa and Heather Bode, Gregory and Christopher Gerakelis. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters. Funeral services were

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Montowese Baptist Church Christmas Fair

The Montowese Baptist Church, 201 Quinnipiac Ave., will hold its Christmas Fair on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a free Go Fish for children 5 and under, a free door prize every hour, and large $1 tag sale items. There will also be a bike raffle, decorated trees, and a basket raffle, many silent auction items, crafts, baked goods, jewelry, pocketbooks, and inspirational

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Marie Iacobelli Aiello, 89, of North Haven, died Nov. 25, 2010, at her home. She was the wife of the late Andrew J. Aiello. Born in Cusano Mutri, Italy, on Jan. 15, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Pasquale A. and Rose Barone Iacobelli. She was the coowner of Bell Nurseries in North Haven. Mrs. Aiello is survived by her children, Andrea Marie (Bernie) Kendall, of Greeley, Colo., Pasquale (Carol) Aiello, of Branford, and James (Donna) Aiello, of North Haven; grandchildren, Vicky Earl, Michael Aiello, items. Plan to have a Lunch Special. The menu includes: pastor’s traditional lentil soup, hot dogs and sandwiches, and brownie sundaes.

St. Therese Craft Fair St. Therese Craft Fair will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This annual event is sponsored by the Ladies Guild. Area crafts people are welcome to come and display their handiwork. Tables for one or two are available for a price. Call Dot Putney at (203) 239-1172, for more information.

Christmas: Remembering What’s Important On Monday, Dec. 6, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at the Caritas

Christi Center, 295 Benham St., Hamden, Sr. Virginia Herbers, ASCJ, will present the topic “Christmas: Remembering What’s Important.” There is a suggested donation. To register please call (203) 281-2569.

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person do this, how and why they could actually do something like this.” Broken families Dr. Eric Goldsmith, a psychiatrist and witness for Hayes, testified that the defendant had been raised in a dysfunctional family, with an abusive father and alcoholic mother. Hayes was beaten by his father and sexually assaulted as a 10-year-old by a baby sitter, according to Goldsmith, possible catalysts behind a life of crime, drugs and sexual confusion, and his slaying of Petit’s wife and daughters. Gibbs could relate with familial strife. “I was abused by my father,” he claimed. “He beat me. He made me work for his money. I worked whatever he wanted me to do. I really didn’t start school until I was 12.” “That was not going to happen when I was a father,” he continued. “I wanted my kids to have a better life than I had. I didn’t want them to go through what I had to go through.” Family struggles affected both men, and as with many jurors, the trial led Gibbs to consider his own kin. “The case made me think about a lot of things,” he said. “It made me think about Steven

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held Nov. 27 at the North Haven Funeral Home. Interment was in All Saints Cemetery.

Hayes being an air force dependent, because his dad was in the Air Force. I was in the Air Force. Hayes had a harsh life. It made me wonder, ‘Was my life that harsh?’” Gibbs met his now-ex wife when stationed in Thailand in the 1960s. Each already had a child from previous relationships. However, when Gibbs and his wife moved back to America, her son remained behind. “Her friends said that because I was black and he was from Thailand, it wouldn’t work out,” he said. Later, the couple returned to Thailand partly so that his wife could be with her boy. “I wanted him with us,” Gibbs said. “But it didn’t work out.” “She didn’t have a good relationship with her son,” he claimed. In 1974, Gibbs and his wife split. Together they have three kids. “She still lives in Enfield,” Gibbs said. “I see her sometimes at a friend’s house. We speak.” Other jurors dealt with introspection. “When we were all talking together, a lot of personal things came out,” Gibbs said. “People talked about life experiences and how they were affected.” “Some had family members locked up in different places,” he continued. “Some had family members who had



The North Haven Citizen Friday, December 3, 2010

Letters to the Editor

Race against time

To the editor: How much borrowed time is left on the high school’s boilers? Freda quoted $200,000 for one boiler going bad. Why would this be disclosed to the public if boilers don’t need replacement? It’s because they are defective and must be replaced. How many boilers serve the high school? We need to total up the expected bill. The Board of Education spent $43,000 on boiler maintenance last school year (a massive taxpayer cost) sending the message that we have serious boiler problems. That cost will increase, along with a high gas bill, as weakened boilers become stressed this school year. Boilers may fail in the dead of winter, creating a high school shutdown where students must get bussed to other schools. It is a race

against time, knowing pipes may freeze and cause more damage. The situation becomes chaotic and expensive. We need to cross our fingers. We may have run out of time, due to Freda’s inability to address this in a timely manner. It doesn’t take an engineer to know that the boilers are springing up leaks unpredictably, knowing that components are replaceable — but a boiler cannot be repaired if defective. A boiler is defective when fractures and cracks form, causing leaks. Repairs may be considered illegal, for safety concerns. The boiler leaks could have something to do with mold found at the high school. Freda confirmed we have a serious boiler problem at the high school, yet he refuses to do the right thing. I don’t support Freda’s intent to continue with expensive boiler maintenance,

knowing the serious consequences we could face. Is Freda waiting for a disaster to strike? He addresses this issue like all the others — with a patch job (short term fixes) which wastes money. Faith in town leadership to serve us professionally is gone. Morris Pedersen North Haven

Double standard To the editor: A local pharmacy has been cited and fined by the DEP for violations involving improper discharge of waste waters containing silver, relative to their processing of photographs and disposal of pharmaceuticals. To quote the DEP commissioner, “Untreated, excessive amounts of this chemical pose a threat to the waters and natural resources of our state . . . In addition, we know that disposing of pharma-

Government Meetings

Monday, Dec. 6 Planning and Zoning Commission, North Haven Public Library, 17 Elm St., 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7 Community Services Commission, Mildred A. Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9 Economic Development Commission, Town Hall, 18 Church St., conference room 3, 8:15 a.m. Board of Education, Board of Education Annex Building, 3rd floor, 7 Linsley St., 7:30 p.m.

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Wednesday, Dec. 15 Board of Finance, Town Hall, 18 Church St., conference room 1, 7 p.m. Inlands Wetlands Commission, North Haven Public Library, 17 Elm St., 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16 Zoning Board of Appeals, North Haven Public Library, 17 Elm St., 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21 Police Commission, Police Department, 8 Linsley St., 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22 Board of Fire Commissioners, Mildred A. Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., 6 p.m.

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ceuticals into septic and sewer systems is not the best practice and can have a negative impact on aquatic life . . . Even after wastewater is treated, trace amounts of pharmaceuticals can make their way into our waters.” Is this coming from the same DEP bureaucrat who is advocating using our Tire Pond in North Haven as a toxic industrial waste facility, and has construction plans “at the ready,” for seven storm water drains and dams to drain these toxins directly into the Quinnipiac River? “Just waiting for our Planning and Zoning Commission to give them the go ahead.” The go ahead is to release the most dangerous carcinogens into our waters and atmosphere — arsenic, lead, ash, slag, coal waste, batteries, empty ammunitions shells, benzene and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Isn’t this a double standard? The DEP is doing to us exactly what it is citing the pharmacy for. But one must realize, the Department of Environmental Protection is

simply a bunch of bureaucrats out for their own gains and North Haven was always an easy mark. This time our Planning and Zoning Commissioners must make the right decision and stop them. P& Z public hearing is Dec. 6, at 7 p.m., at the Park and Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St. Joan and Bob Mazurek North Haven

Town asset

To the editor: Last month, I contacted two departments at the Town Hall of North Haven regarding an issue of concern on my neighbor’s property. My husband and I both awaited return telephone calls for two weeks. After that point, I contacted First Selectman Michael Freda. I found his administrative assistant to be most attentive and concerned. I was pleasantly surprised when a public official, Selectman Freda, returned my telephone call in the same day. I expressed to him all of my issues with my neighbor and my issues with See Letters, next page

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Local food banks in dire need of donations this holiday season By Len Fasano The holidays are traditionally a time for charity and gene r o s i t y, and in this increasi n g l y t o u g h Fasano economy there are more Connecticut residents in need of assistance than ever. Food banks provide a helping hand to people in need, but rely heavily on donations from the community. Here are a few ways you can help: The Connecticut Food Bank has distributed more than 200 million pounds of food to six of the eight counties in Connecticut since 1982. Donations come from the food industry, individuals, corporations

and government subsidies. When donations are received at any of their three warehouses, they are sorted and distributed to food pantries, soup kitchens and emergency shelters across the state. Drop offs for donations can be made at their East Haven Warehouse at 150 Bradley Street, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or you can contact the Food Bank at (203) 469-5000, or visit The North Haven Food Bank, run by the Department of Community Services & Recreation, receives most of its food supplies from the Connecticut Food Bank, but also relies on donations from individuals and community organizations. The Food Bank has a freezer, and is able to accept frozen turkeys, as well and canned and boxed

food year round. For more information on donating to the North Haven Food Bank, please call (203) 2395321, ext 780., or visit t o w n . n o r t h Master’s Manna Incorporated was started by just one woman, Cheryl Bedore, in a small basement room, and is now located at 46 North Plains Industrial Road in Wallingford. In 2009, Master’s Manna served 1,636 families, and distributed 2,100 to 2,800 pounds of food per week. Recently, Master’s Manna representatives traveled to Washington, D.C. to discuss their Empty Plates Empty Pockets campaign with members of the Obama administration and CongressSee Donations, next page

Facebook and future

Facebook may one day challenge as the internet’s top name brand product. Begun as an in-house social network for Harvard students, Facebook has grown to include people and entities worldwide. Countless utilize Mark Zuckerberg’s site for relaxation, communication and publicity purposes. We can take for granted the dotcom’s understated effectiveness and capabilities. Thus, news that Zuckerberg may soon receive partial trademark of the word “face” may potentially predict online’s future. In business, refinement generates sophistication and success. Once known as a website which tinkered endlessly with features, Facebook has been polished. Gaudy components are gone, such as bumper stickers and other too-flashy applications. Can anybody remember debates over whether friends should be displayed by top networks, or lumped together? Above all else, Zuckerberg and peers know how we use social networking. Facebook wisely embraces reinvention to draw in more consumers. Once protested, news feed updates now attract interest hourly - arguably Twitter’s progenitor. Swift reaction taken in improving outdated privacy controls shows how serious programmers seek a simplistic, user-friendly creation.

Perhaps more sensible, and foretelling, Zuckerberg has begun connecting with other companies. With a click on suddenlyubiquitous blue “F” buttons, online newspaper articles and other digital copy can be posted directly to accounts (something Twitter also offers). Linking has even included television, a competitor for user attention. Instead of corporate websites, many commercials now just point interested viewers to a business’ Facebook page. That a multi-billion-dollar enterprise has an enormous influence is nothing novel. But Facebook ‘s scope expands exponentially. Avoiding daily mention of Zuckerberg’s domain name is difficult, if not impossible. And, as wireless smart phones become more commonplace, websites can be accessed anywhere and with greater frequency. Across American main roads contain similar chain shops - McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Old Navy, any number of supermarkets, etc. In comparison with centuries-old thoroughfares, the information highway is freshly paved, and has only a few omnipresent outfits, with Google as chief. But search engines and other internet mainstays could eventually have legitimate competition, as Facebook finds ways to solidify control of its niche - digitizing everyday lives.

New walkthrough body scanners at airports are flawed but necessary. Installed recently within terminals nationwide by America’s Travel Security Administration (TSA), scanners display physical contours of subjects who pass through, for checkpoint personnel review. Protestors who claim unnecessary privacy breaches have organized movements which decline such screening. But refusal means a full pat-down, an intrusive and tedious task which causes delays. For brevity and safety’s sakes, travelers should accept examination procedures. Complaints are warranted. Images rendered by scanners have been compared to virtual strip inspections. Pat-downs are not dissimilar from all-encompassing police frisks. In fact, resistance began partly after a YouTube video displayed a man upset with how comprehensively he could have been hand searched. Unquestioned privacy of one’s body is among freedoms humans hold dear. Particularly in public we have right to remain clothed and covered as we choose. And although objectivity is expected in selection of individuals for physical scrutiny, bias could exist in TSA procedures. Airport delays are setbacks already discouraging enough, especially in holiday season. Pat-downs take much more time than simply proceeding through scanners . Taken aside, dissenters pull staff from security duty and cause logjams in lines.

Everybody suffers for a few objectors. Fortunately, outcry to be organized on Thanksgiving was a relative tempest in a teapot, and airline traffic went mostly as usual. Facing real threats, thoroughness in surveillance may be preferable. Amidst a Northwest Airlines flight last Christmas, a radical attempted detonation of explosives sewn into his underwear. Footwear has been examined before plane boarding since 2002’s shoe bomber. Early Septembers has been forever altered. Technology’s evolution has spawned startlingly-sophisticated forms of terrorism, which require heightened attention to details in TSA techniques. While terrorists’ true natures are impossible to understand fully, one wonders whether they might relish U.S. demonstrations against scanners and similar practices. Al-Qaeda and analogous groups certainly seek disturbance of Western life. Sparking commuter unrest over means of danger’s detection could seem a potentially successful disruption, costing USA millions in response to a thousand-dollar threat. Scanners can be avoided by routes other than timeconsuming protestation. For people who dislike TSA methods, there are other forms of transportation cars, buses, trains, etc. We urge that individuals consider airport pat-downs and scanners as safety mechanisms not necessarily ideal, but needful in an imperfect world.


Haven. Selectman Freda continued to pursue the necessary actions, and now the entire problem has been solved. We are so fortunate to have him as our first selectman. His education and professional business background is a definite asset to our town system functioning smoothly. I hope and I am sure that he will instill the same commitment and concern in his municipal staff. Mary Lou DiPaola North Haven

Continued from page 12 two departments at the Town Hall. I found Selectman Freda to be extremely concerned and attentive with my one issue. He explained to me what he would follow up on and the actions and telephone calls that he would make. He thoroughly made me feel that he was concerned with my wellbeing as a resident of North


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tional Church, to discuss the issue of hunger and need for Continued from page 13 donations. Reverend Morrow also announced the comthen responsible for distributing stockings woman DeLauro. This pro- mencement of the Churches to various outreach programs. This year gram allows people to stop by The North Haven Middle School Book Fair stockings will be directed to St. Francis, St. Master’s Manna and write of North Haven’s Annual will be held Friday, Dec. 10, to Sunday, Dec. 12, Rose School and St. Martin De Porres in New messages on blank paper Holiday Food Drive. Food donations may be brought to at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 470 Universal Haven. plates to be delivered to the North Haven CongregaDrive. Washington. Seventeen hun- tional Church any weekday Can’t attend our book fair? 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Senior Calendar Errands, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Bridge, 12:15 p.m. Beg Mah Jongg, 12:30 p.m. Computer class, 1 p.m. Knitting, 1 p.m. Bingo, 1 p.m. Red Hatters Christmas, 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9 Ceramics, 9 a.m. Pinochle, 10 a.m. Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. Hanukkah lunch, 11:30 a.m. Int. Yoga, 1 p.m. Wii Bowling, 1:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10 Line dance, 9 a.m. Exercise, 9:30 a.m. Exercise, 10 a.m. Footlighters, 10 a.m. Scrabble, 10 a.m. Shopping, 10:30 a.m. Moments with Mike, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Bridge, 12:15 p.m. To reserve a lunch, call Bingo, 1 p.m. Mary Ellen at (203)239-4030. 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 Dec. 6 at the Senior Center:

Events planned at the Senior Center next week: Monday, Dec. 6 Line dance, 9 a.m. Beg. computer, 9 a.m. Exercise, 9:30 a.m. Exercise, 10 a.m. Beg. computer, 10:30 a.m. Canasta, 10:30 a.m. Hamden Plaza, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Oil painting, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 1 p.m. Pinochle, 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7 Senior breakfast, 8 a.m. Ceramics, 9 a.m. Beg. chair Yoga, 10 a.m. Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Mah Jongg, 1 p.m. Songsters, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8 Line dance, 9 a.m.

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Senior Happenings Day trips: Sunday, Dec. 5: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Tuesday, March 22, 2011: Feast of St. Joseph Thursday, April 14: Singin’ in the Rain Thursday, April 28: Casino, Mohegan Sun Wednesday, May 25: A Musical Tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons Wednesday, June 15: Casino, Foxwoods Tuesday, June 28: Godfather’s Meshugennah Wedding. When registering for trips sponsored by the Joyce C. Budrow Senior Center, please remember to bring in your emergency contact information, their name and telephone numbers (including work and cell numbers). Please note: all checks will be payable to the North Haven Senior Center beginning in 2010. The telephone number for the Senior Center is (203)

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Cabaret Night — Hamden Lodge No. 2224 will hold a Cabaret Night fundraiser featuring entertainment by the Whitney Players from 5 to 10 p.m., at the Hamden Lodge, 175 School St. Tickets include buffet dinner. Proceeds will benefit the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and the Whitney Players. For more information or tickets, contact Gary Prosco at (203) 887-4755.



Holiday fair — Ridge Road Elementary School, 1341 Ridge Road, will hold its holiday fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be games and crafts, entertainment, and raffles, along with craft and business vendors. Breakfast and lunch will be served. For more information, contact Cheri Gibson at cherigibGIFT CERTIFICATES ★ MAKE PERFECT GIFTS ★ AVAILABLE AT THE BOX OFFICE or Michelle DeFelice at Benefit Ball — Connecticut ConTacts, a singles organization, is sponsoring a Benefit Ball on from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., at the Holiday Inn North Haven, 201 Washington Ave. This event will benefit the Connecticut Food Bank, a nonprofit organization dedicated to feeding hungry people. ConTacts is requesting nonperishable food items and will match every donation. Admission includes a dinner buffet from 8 to 9:30 p.m., as well as coffee and dessert at 11:30 p.m. Dancing is to a mix of DJ’s Top 40, soft rock, oldies, and requests. Patrons are urged to dress up for this special event. Jackets are requested for men, dressy attire for women. Jeans are not permitted. For further information, directions, or a free flyer, call (203) 468-1144, or visit ConTacts’ web site at



Tree lighting ceremony — The Town of North Haven tree lighting will be held

Grace Cloutier to perform harp concert Grace Cloutier, a North Haven native who trained at The Juilliard School, Yale University and in France, will perform a special concert of classical and holiday music on Sunday, Dec. 12, to benefit Sleeping Giant Build — Habitat for Humanity. Known for her expressive musicality and rich, warm sound, Miss Cloutier is a recipient of many prestigious awards and has performed before audiences across the United States, Canada, Europe and the Middle East. She gave her solo début and encore solo recital at Carnegie Hall (2006, 2008) as first prize winner of the International Competition of Artist International Presentations, and the New York Concert Review hailed her as “an accomplished, poised, self-assured performer.” Grace Cloutier’s harp concert will be held at 7 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3 Trumbull Place, on the North Haven Green. Tickets are available either by email or at the door the night of the concert, beginning at 6:30 pm. For more information about the concert please call (203) 239-0156. from 2 to 5 p.m. on the Town Green. Events include hayrides, concert choir, refreshments, entertainment, Santa’s Workshop, and more. In case of bad weather, the ceremony will be held on Monday, Dec. 6, from 3 to 6 p.m.


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Native American Archeology — The North Haven Historical Society will sponsor a program, “Native American Archeology in Connecticut,” at 6:30 p.m. at the North Haven Masonic Lodge, 30 Church St. Program is free to the public. Santa’s Workshop — Santa’s Workshop, located at the Mildred Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Happy Holly Daze — The Spring Glen Garden Club of Hamden invites you to Happy Holly Daze, a buffet and floral program, beginning at noon at the Mount Carmel Congregational Church, 2384 Whitney Ave., Hamden. For more information, and to R.S.V.P., call (203) 315-8027.

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Information night — Providence College invites students, parents and high school counselors to Information Night beginning at 7 p.m. at Sacred Heart Academy, 265 Benham St., Hamden.



Silverbells Art Exhibition — The Hamden Art League will hold its opening reception for the Silverbells Art Exhibition from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Miller Memorial Library Senior Center, 2901 Dixwell Ave., Hamden. Viewing will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Dec. 7 to 21. The public is invited to attend.


Continued from page 15 Purple Red Hatters Christmas party The Purple Red Hatters will have their Christmas party on Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 1 p.m., at Dino’s Restaurant, Washington Avenue. Please call Louise Musso at (203) 2394383 for reservations and information. Hanukkah celebration Come and celebrate Hanukkah with a traditional lunch on Thursday, Dec. 9, at 11:30 a.m. The menu consists of kugel, latkes, applesauce and rugelach, all homemade by Sue. Please sign up at the office.

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Spirit Day Science in Nursing from Excelsior College, Albany, N.Y. Saint Michael’s College Alyssa Mirabella, daughter of Maria and Stephen Mirabella of North Haven, is spending the fall 2010 semester studying abroad in Florence, Italy, through a program run by Saint Michael’s College, Burlington, Vt. Mirabella was a student at Lorenzo de Medici School. Mirabella ,a junior business administration major at Saint Michael’s, a liberal arts, residential Catholic, college located in Burlington, Vt., graduated from North Haven High School before coming to Saint Michael’s.

Honor roll additions Three names were mistakenly omitted from the North Haven High School first marking period honor roll. They are all 10th graders: Chandler Andrewsen, Caroline Campinelli, Mary Casey, Eric Lofquist, Fallon McKeon, Chloe Ralston, Li Sun and Alyssa Wilczynski.

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On Nov. 12, students and staff at Clintonville Elementary School showed their support for our veterans. They celebrated Spirit Day by wearing camouflage or army green to support those troops who have fought, and/or are fighting, for our freedom.

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Wednesday: Cheeseburger on bun, sweet potato fries, peas and carrots, applesauce, milk. Thursday: Macaroni and cheese, seasoned broccoli florets, fruit choice, milk. Friday: Pizza bagel, fresh garden salad, fruit choice, pudding cup, milk.

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Continued from page 1 three-and-out. “I’ve got to credit their defense,” Sagnella said afterward. “They played hard, as usual. They were a lot more physical than us.” “Their defense is not what they’re touted for, but their defense always plays physical,” he added. Opening quarter action ended without either team scoring. In a drive that spanned the first and second quarters, North Haven sophomore Jalon White leapt over a pile of defenders to convert

a third-and-short. NHHS’ possession ended in Daniel Hand territory, after Madison stuffed a run on fourth down. Senior Nate Alleyne led North Haven in ground yards, carrying 10 times for 61 yards. NHHS struggled to pass all contest, and several Indians together turned in a 4-of-14, 43-yard performance. Madison, too, strained for offensive output until midsecond quarter, when they tallied all 19 points in a span of less than five minutes. On a drive commencing at their 16-yard line, Daniel Hand followed a short run

with an 84-yard end zone strike from quarterback Zach Miller to Leif Colberg, who had blown by several defenders. An extra point made it 7-0. Miller would finish 13of-20 for 238 yards. A long kickoff started North Haven far into their territory. NHHS was forced to pooch punt into strong wind, and Madison began their next drive already at the Indians’ 38-yard line. After Miller hit Nick Vitale underneath for 31 yards, Miller lofted a lob to Alec Pacelli, who turned, leapt and snatched the football for a touchdown grab in the cor-

ner of the end zone. NHHS deflected the point after and Daniel Hand led 13-0. Alleyne and Indian junior quarterback Joe Schwab reeled off a few first downs on North Haven’s subsequent possession, but Madison’s defenders, led by hardhitting linebacker A.J. Hill, forced a punt. Worsening matters, the snap sailed over the head of Schwab, also NHHS’s punter, and he fell on the ball. Daniel Hand took over on North Haven’s 37yard line. Miller and Vitale com-

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The North Haven Citizen Friday, December 3, 2010

Thanksgiving victory propels North Haven football to state playoffs By Kevin Pataky Special to the North Haven Citizen

North Haven High School Senior Brandon McLane had the game of his life in helping North Haven defeat Amity 40-24 on Thanksgiving Day, which secured the Indians a state playoff berth. McLane caught two passes for scores, ran for a third and threw a pair of halfback option touchdowns. To open the matchup North Haven kicked off, and on Amity’s first play from scrimmage, Nate Alleyne picked off a pass to give the Indians optimal field possession. Two plays later, NHHS quarterback Joe Schwab connected with a wide-open McLane for a 28-yard touchdown pass. Mark Zurlis kicked the extra point for a 70 lead. Amity kicked a field goal to cut the lead to 7-3 before McLane ran in an eightyard touchdown to make the

Citizen photos by Kevin Pataky

Clockwise, from top left: Nate Alleyne rushed 12 times for 69 yards and also had an interception. Mark Zurlis brings down an Amity player for one of his game-high 18 tackles. Brandon McLain catches a 26-yard pass for a touchdown. Joe Schwab catches a 10-yard touchdown. score 13-3 at the first quarter’s end. Schwab busted in from three yards out on a quarterback keeper to open up a 19-3 lead in the second. A two-

point conversion attempt was unsuccessful. After an Amity turnover near midfield, Schwab again connected with McLane, this time for a 26-yard end zone pass.

Alleyne carried in a 2-point conversion, and at half the score was 27-3. North Haven received the second-half kickoff, but had to punt it away. The Spartans

responded with a drive which culminated in a sevenyard touchdown pass to cut the lead to 27-10. On the next

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Flag football championships Courtesy of Jennifer Crisanti

On Nov.7, North Haven Youth Football held their flag football championships at Vanacore Field. Team DON-MAT Trucking took home the championship to complete a perfect season of 8-0. We would like to congratulate the boys and their coaches on a great season. Photo of the team— (back row, left to right): Coach Craig Maortali, Klye Rollier, Ethan Okwuosa, Matteo Crisanti, R. J. Hager, Chris Hager, Marco Liuzzi, Gino Schiavo, Hayden Tomlin, Coach T.J. Crisanti; (front row, left to right): Coach Rich Hager, Aaron Castellon, Derek Mortali, E.J. Lopez, Joey Massucci, Johnny Appleby, Coach Steve Rollier.

Men’s open basketball schedule The Community Services and Recreation Department has scheduled the following dates for Men’s open basketball for 18 and older. The sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Ridge Road School. Dec. 7, 9, 14, and 21, 2010. Jan. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 2011. Feb. 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 2011. March 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, 2011. April 5, 7, 2011. Additional information is on fliers at Recreation Center.

Victory Continued from page 24

Indian possession, McLane took a pitch, rolled right and fired a long strike to Eddie Glenn, who knocked over tacklers and eventually fell backwards into the end zone, completing a 64-yard touchdown play for a 33-10 advantage. In the fourth quarter, Amity scored another touchdown to cut the lead to 33-16, but the Indians came right back. After handing off to McLane, Schwab went down field and caught a halfback heave for an 11-yard score. John Scafariello drilled the extra point and North Haven went

up 40-16. Amity added a late score and a two-point pass for conversion to make the final score 40-24. North Haven’s defense was stifling. Brian Maratea added a second quarter interception and Chris Matteis had a fumble recovery. The Indians held Amity’s 1,000yard rusher Kyle Kalanta to only 35 yards. The win was North Haven’s 9th straight after an opening week loss to Hillhouse, setting the school regular season mark with a 9-1 record. The victory placed North Haven in 2010’s Class L State Football playoffs against Daniel Hand (9-1) at the Surf Club.

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The North Haven Citizen — Friday, December 3, 2010 had a point of view about the case,” Gibbs said. “We read over the evidence, and we tried to understand it.” “We discussed everything over and over, and people gave their views,” he added.

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been killed.” Verdicts Jury room deliberations were thorough. “Everybody




“Not everybody just said guilty, guilty, guilty.” After five hours of debate, jurors found Hayes guilty of 16 of 17 charges he faced, including six capital felonies. “For me, it was all of the things he was involved in from start to finish,” Gibbs said of his own decision for culpability. “He never backed down, even though he claimed he was shocked.” Death penalty decisions took Gibbs and his peers two and a half days. At first, Gibbs believed Hayes’ mental health was reason to avoid such a sentence. “I thought he was severely mentally impaired,” Gibbs said. “That’s what was wrong with him. And I thought he should not get the

death penalty because he had a mental problem.” “We discussed what would have been the best thing for him,” he added. “Was it life in jail? Each and every person brought out an opinion on that, whether he would live a good life in jail. They said he would start in isolation, but when would he be put in general population? Five years? Five months? Then, if he was put in general population, will the other prisoners kill him? Nine out of ten times, yes.” Legal and family considerations finally convinced Gibbs to vote for death. “By law, as we came to understand it, the death penalty was the most appropriate for him,” he said. “He deserved

the death penalty. First, he strangled the mother. And he helped pour the gas on the girls and set the house on fire while they were still alive. For those three things, he deserved the death penalty.” “When it came down to it he deserved the death penalty because of what he did to a family like that,” he added. “There was no reason.” Gibbs remembers Hayes’ reaction to his verdicts. “His face was plain and blank,” he said. “When we announced guilty and the death penalty, I made sure I was looking at him. It did not faze him at all.” “Steven is as he is,” Gibbs

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On Nov. 7, the Cub Scouts from Pack 608 hiked up Sleeping Giant with their family and members of the pack. Cub Scout Pack 608 is open to boys in grades 1 through 5, and boys from both Hamden and North Haven belong to the pack. The next adventure for the boys is a camping trip. Interested in joining? Contact Michelle Humble at (203) 230-9656 or for more information. The Cub Scouts from Pack 608 pose for a picture at the top of the castle at Sleeping Giant. Members of Cub Scouts from Pack 608 at Sleeping Giant.

Juror Continued from page 26 added. Afterward, jurors had opportunity to meet with Dr. Petit and his sister. “It was a

Football Continued from page 23 bined for another lengthy reception before running back Kevin Frey busted through the middle for a score. North Haven halted Daniel Hand’s two-point conversion attempt and the Tigers led 19-0. “It looked like we had a bit of a mental lapse,” Sagnella said of Madison’s whirlwind touchdown binge. “The game got away from us, and we had to claw our way back in.” After halftime, North Haven fumbled a kickoff to begin the third quarter, but Zurlis picked off Miller’s

pleasant experience,” Gibbs said. “He was a strong-willed person. And his sister was loving and caring and crying. She was a brave lady.” Today, Gibbs’ children have jobs in finance. Upstairs in his house his grand-

son is singing. As much as anything, Gibbs cares about his family, which he watches over in a sometimes-unpredictable world. Additional reporting by the Record-Journal news staff.

first pass for possession on NHHS’s 25-yard line. The Indians would punt and intercept Miller again – this time Alleyne, who scrambled to North Haven’s 10-yard line. Daniel Hand turned away four Indian attempts for the end zone, including a fourth down pass attempt from Schwab to senior and captain tight end Ed Glenn. NHHS and the Tigers traded scoreless possessions to close the third. Opening the fourth quarter, Schwab, Indian sophomore Jalon White and senior captain running back Chris Matteis brought their squad deep into Madison territory.

Finally, on second-and-goal, Schwab scampered down the sideline for a touchdown, just sneaking into the front corner of the end zone. An extra point made it 19-7, which would prove the final score, as Daniel Hand followed their opponent’s points with a drawn-out, clock-killing drive full of short runs. “They deserved to win,” said Sagnella. “We felt like had to play very well to come away with a win down here. We did play well in spots, and that inconsistency was the difference — that and their tough defense.”

TOWN OF NORTH HAVEN ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the North Haven Zoning Board Of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, December 16, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. at the North Haven Memorial Library, 17 Elm Street, first floor, in the Community Room, at which time and place opportunity will be given to those who wish to be heard relative to the following applications: 1. #10-22 Application of Wade Miller, Owner and Applicant, relative to 486 Skiff Street, (Map 33, Lot 50), per Section, requesting a variance of 426 square feet to allow a 952 square feet detached garage where 526 square feet is permitted. R-12 Zoning District. 2. #10-23 Application of Shawn Griffin, Applicant, Joan and Stanley Kulenski, Owners, relative to 1210 Hartford Turnpike, (Map 51, Lot 41), per Section, requesting a 2' front yard variance to allow a front yard setback of 48' where 50' is required. R-20 Zoning District. Donald Clark, Secretary AUTOMOBILES

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

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

203-238-3499 Always Buying Everything Old or Collectible. Call or stop by Frank’s, 18 S. Orchard St. Wallingford. 203-284-3786 or 203-379-8731 FISHING TACKLE. Local collector looking for old or new rods, reels, lures. Highest prices paid. Call Dave anytime 860-463-4359 OLD BICYCLES Don’t throw away that old bike. Hobbyman needs your help. Free pickup! Bikes will be recycled. Help save a bike! 203-494-9641

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT & INSTRUCTIONS 7’ Aspen Xmas Tree With “never out” lights & stand. Still in box. Used once. $50. 14” Band Saw on stand. Must see. $100. (860) 349-2137


SIGN up now for music lessons for the winter session. Experienced musical teachers for drums, piano and Pro Tools recording. Safe, heated lesson spaces in Wlfd. Close to hwys. Call 203-265-7563 ask for B.J.

HOUSES FOR RENT CHESHIRE-$1,350/mo 7rm, 3BR, 2B Col. hwfls, oil, fwa heat, form DR, full basement, off st parking. Very private, dead end st. 2mo sec, 1mo rent, no pets, credit & ref required. Avail 9/15. EOH Kathy

L & E PROPERTY Management offers Meriden - 3 BR apts From $900 + sec. & utils. Avail. Immed. 203-938-3789 MER 1BR, 1st fl, 4 lrg rms, heat, HW, elec incd. W. Side, refrig, stove, washer, dryer incld. $995/mo+sec. Call 203-6303823 12pm-8pm MER-1BR, 3rd flr, remodeled, sep utils. Refs & good credit. $550/mo. Call Jeff Owner /Agent 860-621-7503 MER. FURNISHED apts: Incl Heat, Elec, HW. East Side, 2nd flr Studio, $758/mo+ sec. 1BR, 3rd fl, $845/mo+sec. 12pm-8pm 203630-3823 or MERIDEN - 2BR, 5Rms, 2nd flr, Newly redecorated, WW carp, appls. No utils. No pets. Sec. $850/mo. Garage available. 203-631-9929 MERIDEN - 2BR, New appliances. Hardwood floors. Off st parking. No smoking/pets. Heat & HW included. $900/mo. (203) 444-5722 MERIDEN -WALLINGFORD LINE Large, 1BR Luxury Condo. Laundry. No pets. $650 + utilities Call 203-245-9493 MERIDEN 1 BR. 1st Floor. 91 Lincoln St. Stove & refrigerator Section 8 Approved. $650 plus security. Interested? Call 203-927-8215

(203)272-1234x690 MERIDEN 1023 Old Colony Rd.

2 BR Starting at $750. Heat & HW incl. Ask about 1 month free rent. 203-639-8751

APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN - 54 North Ave, 2 bdrm. No pets. Two months security deposit. Good credit. $690 Call 203-223-3983 MERIDEN 1 BR. Off street parking. Stove & refrigerator. Section 8 approved. $650 plus sec. Interested? Call 203-927-8215 MERIDEN 1BR: $585/mo. Loc. on BROAD St. On site parking/ laundry. New windows. Spacious layout w/ample closet space. Close to Wallingford line. Utilities NOT included. (914)347-3208. MERIDEN 2 BR, Gravel St. Appliances. Nice, clean, quiet. Laundry room. $750. Available now. Call 203-630-6999 MERIDEN 3 BR Clean, 1st floor. Stove & refrigerator included. WD hookup. Private yard, full basement. Small pets at discretion of landlord. Bunker Ave. $980 per month. Section 8 approved. 203-671-3112 MERIDEN Cook Avenue 1 BR. 2nd fl. Renovated. $775 includes heat, hot water and electric. (203) 265-4664 MERIDEN LG. 2BR, 1300 SF. Lg kit. & DR, w/d hkup, off st park, back yard. 221 Camp St. $850 per month. Section 8 approved. Pets negotiable. 860-982-6585 MERIDEN MOVE IN SPECIAL Studios, 1 BR & 2 BR Free Heat & HW incl. ACs. 24 hr maintenance. Sec. guard. Laundry Rm. Off st parking. 203-630-2841 MERIDEN SINGLE ROOM Pleasant one room. Heat, hot water included. Private bath. Refrigerator. $450. 3rd Fl. 199 East Main St. 203-440-4789

MERIDEN Studio apt $500. 530 East Main Street Call Mike (646) 642-4334 MERIDEN- 2BR, 1st flr, stove & fridge. Credit check. Parking. No pets. $800. Call (203) 5373586 MERIDEN- 2BR, spacious apt in single family neighborhood. Great quiet location in S. Meriden. New bath, new kit. counter/sink. Brand new appls. DW, W/D. MUST SEE! $895. 203235-1468 MERIDEN- Fully Furnished 3 Rooms, 1 BR, LR, kitchen. Private bath. $675 per month. Lease & security deposit required. Call 203-238-9772 MERIDEN- Spacious 2 BR units. Ranch style, $850; Townhouse $1100. Ennis Realty 203-6399092 MERIDEN-1BR apartments. Offst parking. Hot water incld. No pets. $625/mo. + sec. Call 203634-4634 MERIDEN-1BR lovely End unit, E. side complex. Large & modern. Appls. incl. Deck, off st. park. Secure bldg. $695 incl. HW. 203-284-1822 x210 MERIDEN-1BRS. All appliances & hot water incl 2 mo. sec.. No pets. Coin op laundry. 1095 Old Colony Rd. Showings 9-11 am. 203-581-3620 MERIDEN-2BR + DR, LD, kit, pantry. Large 2nd flr apt w/private entry. $850/mo. incl. fridge, stove & w/d hookup. No pets, utils or smoking. 1 year lease, credit check & refs. req. Sec. & 1st mo. rent. 203-608-8348

MERIDEN-2RM Efficiency. $525 mo + 1 mo. sec. & refs. Call 203213-5153 or 203-631-0105 MERIDEN-Spacious 4BR in quiet residential area, near highways, off-st-parking. $1350/mo. Call 203-624-0355 or 203-710-2000


Friday, December 3, 2010 — The North Haven Citizen Looking for the perfect new home for your Mother, Father, Aunt, Friend or Yourself?…….

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APARTMENTS FOR RENT WALLINGFORD-1BR inclds heat & HW. Lease & security. No pets. $795/mo. Call 203265-7101 JJ Bennett Realty WALLINGFORD-East Side quiet 2BR, near I-91. Ample closets. Off st. parking. Washer/Dryer in unit. No pets. $900/mo. + utils. Call 203-269-6297 WALLINGFORD-YMCA area. 1st flr ranch unit, 1BR, LR, DR, Kit., Appl, off st parking. $745/mo + sec. Refs. 203-269-2575

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(860) 828-3958 also accepting applications for Affordable Units Income Restriction Apply Merit Properties, Inc. Financed by CHFA APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN. Studio apt, downtown on bus line. $500/mo, utilities not included. No pets. 203-982-3042. MOVE IN SPECIAL MERIDEN- 1BR - $750/month. Heat, Hot Water, Electric incl. Private balcony. Call for info 203-639-4868 SOUTHINGTON Updated 1 BR, 2nd fl. Very Clean. Hdwd flrs. Appl’s. Off st parking. No utils. No pets. Sec & refs. $650/mo. (860) 621-4463 (860)302-6051 SOUTHINGTON Updated 1 BR, 2nd fl. Very Clean. Hdwd flrs. Appl’s. Off st parking. No utils. No pets. Sec & refs. $650/mo. (860) 621-4463 (860)302-6051 WALLINGFORD - 1 bedroom, 2nd floor, off street parking, $725/month plus security deposit. Call 203-537-1937 WALLINGFORD - 2 BR, lg kitch, 2nd flr, off-str pkg, $950 incl utils, Meadow St, 203-530-1840 WALLINGFORD 1 BR 3rd Fl. Remodeled, C-Air & heat. EIK, new appls & cabinets. Off st parking. Washer & Dryer. No pets. $750 + sec 203-272-3855 WALLINGFORD 1 BR 3rd Fl. Remodeled, C-Air & heat. EIK, new appls & cabinets. Off st parking. Washer & Dryer. No pets. $750 + sec 203-272-3855 WALLINGFORD 1BR, 2nd fl, sunny, cheerful. Great location. South Whittlesey St. area. W/D hkups, off st-parking. No smoking/pets. $800/mo+sec. Call 203-265-1070 WALLINGFORD 1BR, 2nd flr, appliances, central location, $750 a month, 1 month security. No pets. Call 203-317-9824 WALLINGFORD 1st floor, 1Br, Appl, full basement, off St parking, near I91, no smoking, credit check, Ref’s, $775 plus Sec. 203-499-9453

APARTMENTS FOR RENT WALLINGFORD 1st flr, 1BR $750+sec. 162 S Colony St. No utils. No pets. Good credit. Call 203-553-5555 WALLINGFORD 2 or3 BR, 1st Floor. All nice & clean. Hardwood floors. Off street parking. W/D hookup. No pets, no smoking. Call 203-269-5733 WALLINGFORD 2BR 1BA 1st FL Pets OK Off-ST PRKG. HDWD Flr Eat-in Kit w/Crmc New Apl W/D HK-UP $950 (203) 213-6829 WALLINGFORD 2BR 1BA apt. Near town center/YMCA/park. LR/DR combo. New carpet. Pets negotiable. $925. Call 203-641-7010 WALLINGFORD 2BR, 2ND FL Carpet, stove & Fridge. Pets negotiable. No utilities. $775/mo plus security deposit. Call (203) 284-1607 after 3 pm WALLINGFORD 2BR, LR, DR in 2 family, 1st flr, off st. parking. No pets. Credit check. $850 + utils. 203-284-1853 WALLINGFORD 2BR. Great location near Choate. Hdwd flrs. Off st parking. Washer & dryer incl Nice, bright apt. $900/mo + utils & sec. 203-379-6282 WALLINGFORD 2nd Floor Remodeled. New bath, kit & flrs. 2 BR. WD. Stove, refrig. Fence in yard. Garage extra. $900. Owner/Agent 203-269-7348 WALLINGFORD Cozy 2 BR, 2nd Floor Convenient location. Off street parking. $825/month. No pets. 203-269-9585 WALLINGFORD Lg. full sized 2 BR, 3rd Fl. Quiet, central loc. Stove & refrigerator. Pantry, walk-in closets, front porch. No pets/smoking. 203-269-0123 WALLINGFORD STUDIO Totally remodeled. $625 + utils. No smoking. No pets. Off st parking. Laundry Room with washer and dryer. (203) 889-1940



MERIDEN, Beautiful Colonial 2,434 sq ft 4bds (all very large), 2.5 bth, open floor plan, in New SubDivision, Marina Court. $355,000 Directions: Hanover to Prospect Ave to Marina CT. Call Central CT Realtors 203-687-5535 for details.

ROOMS FOR RENT MERIDEN CLEAN SAFE ROOMS Heat, elec, HW incld. E.Side, kit privileges, off-st park. $125/wk. + sec. Call 12-8pm 203-630-3823 or MERIDEN. Room for rent, all util, share kit, bath & LR. Washer & dryer, off st parking. $125/week. 2 wks sec. (203) 605-8591

MERIDEN- New & existing homes, condos, land. Visit our website. Galleria RE 203-671-2223


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

GARAGE & STORAGE SPACE FOR RENT MERIDEN - Storage For motorcycles, snowmobiles, quads, etc. Safe & Secure. $75/mo. Call (203) 235-4329 WALLINGFORD Garage for rent. 1 car garage avail. 14x19ft $95. Storage only!Cement floor, new roof. Dead end street. Owner/Agent 203-269-7348

WALLINGFORD- Staffordshire Commons 2BR, 1.5 ba, 1300sf. spacious, open floor plan. 2 car garage w/carport, c/a, c/vac. $139,900. Call Kim Swircenski LLC, R.E. Broker, 203-596-0771, 203-558-6824

WANTED TO RENT WANTED 4 or 5 room house or apt. Meriden area. Middle age, section 8, clean, 1 cat. $850 per month. (203) 238-9756


MERIDEN $119,900 Large home with lots of possibilities. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths & 2 car garage. All on big lot. Call to see! Judy 203-235-3300


ADMISSION DIRECTOR - LONG TERM CARE Seeking an Admission Director to maintain census and quality mix by developing the market, and providing prospective candidates with appropriate information and assistance in choosing the appropriate level of care within our long term care continuum. In addition to excellent written/verbal communication, problem solving and decision making abilities, our candidate will possess experience in long term care and knowledge of state and federal regs. In return for your expertise, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits. Please send resume and salary requirements to Or apply in person, M-F, 9-5 at CT Baptist Homes 292 Thorpe Ave. Meriden, CT. 06450 EOE.

WALLINGFORD 2BR 1 bath Cape Cod on East Side of town. HW flrs, updated kit cherry cabinets, updated bath, newer windows, gas heat, HW. $269,900. Al Criscuolo 203-265-5618


APARTMENT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Maintenance Technician position for apartment community in Hamden area. Must live on site. Duties include: apartment turnover, fulfilling work orders, general property maintenance and 24-hour on-call rotation. Experience preferred in plumbing, electrical, carpentry and HVAC. Competitive pay and benefits. A thorough background check and drug screening is required for employment. Qualified Candidate Please Fax Resume to 203-4070390 or e-mail to:

Parts Counter & Outside Sales. Cheshire, F/T position w/split duties. Must have significant automotive knowledge & pleasant demeanor to detail with & call on our local customers. This position requires professional appearance & attitude. 203-250-1400, Tony. AUTO TECH/DISMANTLER Auto Mechanic needed to disassemble vehicles. Must be reliable, exp’d & have tools. Exc pay & benefits inc med/ dent/vaca/IRA plan. Call Bishop’s Auto Parts 860-301-2330 CHURCH SECRETARY Office and clerical work, Good computer skills. Friendly, well organized, and self motivated. Discretion required. Bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus. Mon-Fri. 9am to 1pm. Send resume to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 164 Hanover St., Meriden, Ct 06451. Attn: Employment. DENTAL OFFICE Full Time Insurance/Treatment Cooordinator. Must be very personable and have experience dealing with patients. Dental office exp preferred, but not a must. We will train. Send resume to Record-Journal Box 99D, 11 Crown Street, Meriden, CT 06450 DENTAL OFFICE PT Front Desk/Patient coordinator. 3 afternoons/evenings per week and every other Saturday morning. Experience pref, but will train. A real team player who is friendly and personalble. Send resume to RecordJournal Box 99D, 11 Crown Street, Meriden, CT 06450 HVAC TECHNICIAN Seeking an experienced, residential HVAC technician. (MUST HAVE CT B or S LICENSE). Strong oil background preferred, gas and sheet metal experience a plus. Competitive salary, 401K, medical benefits, company vehicle, paid vacation & holidays. Please call 203-239-2226 to setup a confidential interview.

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ADVERTISING SALES MANAGER POSITION? A recent and rare opening has occurred at this family owned and operated multi media company, which has been serving the Central Connecticut market since 1867. We are seeking a highly motivated and organized self starter to lead a sales staff in selling our daily, Sunday, weekly and online products. In addition to quality of life, you will inherit a staff of seasoned veterans, all with long term relationships with their clients and award winning products. The ideal candidate will have a background of proven success in sales management, preferably in media; a portfolio of demonstrated creative solutions; promotional projects that provide value for advertisers and interest to the reader, budgets and planning experience, web savvy, and willing to represent our company at community and industry functions.

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HOMEMAKERS/Companions needed in Meriden & surrounding areas. BiLingual a plus. Call 860-828-3396

Looking for extra money for the Holiday$$$? Contact HCMWe have General Labor Jobs available! 203-634-8427

WAITSTAFF Wanted - PT/FT. Experience necessary. Apply in person at 1333 E. Main St, Meriden. WE currently have the following opportunities at our Village at Kensington Place location. RN designee must have home care or assistant living exp. DriverPart-time. Must have CDL license w/passenger endorsement. Interested candidates apply in person at 511 Kensington Ave, Meriden.203-235-0181

MEDICAL CAREERS CNAS/HHAS needed to work for Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, Meriden. Transportation and phone essential. Call 203-238-1441. DENTAL ASSISTANT Part Time Outgoing, energetic individual needed for progressive, friendly office. Fax resume to 203-686-0378.

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CNA NEW ENGLAND HOME CARE is seeking CNAs with a minimum of 6 mos exp. for a pediatric group home in Meriden. Previous experience in a group home with physically & emotionally challenged children preferred. 3 hr to 8 hr shifts, up to 24 hrs/wk. Shifts start at 6am. 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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