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Volume 5, Number 14

Friday, April 2, 2010

Eggstravaganza comes to Recreation Center By Paul Colella Special to The North Haven Citizen

On a bright and sunny Saturday morning, a crowd of nearly 500 men, women, and children attended the Easter Eggstravaganza at the Mildred A. Wakeley Recreation Center on Linsley Street. “My staff and I start planning this event in January. It is an indoor event held at the recreation center with several activities including an Easter bonnet and top hat contest, a jelly bean contest, a bunny raffle, face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and special entertainment in the gymnasium,” stated Eileen Pettit, assistant director of recreation. “It is a community event that appeals to all ages.” Pettit further explained that this event was originally an Easter egg hunt but 16 years ago in April an unex-

pected snowstorm buried the eggs hidden on the town green. Since then, the event was changed to an indoor Easter Eggstravaganza which has been very well attended through the years. “All of our events take a lot of planning, and we want these events to be enjoyable for all our families. I feel very fortunate to have a staff that is always engaging and truly enjoy what they do,” added Pettit. “It is a successful team effort.” “We try to make it fun for the children and make it so everyone can participate,” replied Lynne Cole, secretary and special events coordinator for recreation. “The Easter bonnet contest is for girls and the top hat contest is for boys, in two categories including Pre-K and Kindergarten, and First and Second Grade. The children make


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First Selectman Michael Freda congratulates the second-prize winner in the preschool Easter hat contest at the March 27 Recreational Center’s Easter EggstravaSee Recreation, page 9 ganza.

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Cupcakes or carrot sticks? Debate over food in schools By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

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North Haven High School principal Dr. Russell Dallai gets his buggy cleaned on stage during the March 18 NHHS faculty talent show. For the complete story see page 10.

Following months of local debate, Superintendent Sara-Jane Querfeld is considering changing the North Haven public schools’ wellness policy to limit nonhealthy snacks in classrooms. “I’ve met with the schools’ unit leaders and they asked me to make it clear across the board that the only food brought into classrooms for celebrations would be for cultural or curricular reasons,” Querfeld said Monday. “After listening to what parents have to say about it at a meeting on March 31, I may

do just that.” The debate centers on whether the schools’ wellness policy allows parents and teachers to bring nonhealthy snacks into the classroom for students on birthdays, holidays or cultural events, and other celebrations. One group of local parents believes that they alone should be able to determine what their kids eat at school, while the other camp believes that the school should not be able to restrict the food that their kids can eat. As it stands, the current wellness policy nutritional guidelines are ambiguous, but partial towards nutritional alternatives.

“The district policy guidelines give each school a certain amount of latitude,” Querfeld said. “We found that some schools were doing a good job and some schools were a little too lax. The guidelines say that food should be healthy and in appropriate portions.” “Two elementary schools do not allow food celebrations except for cultural and curricular celebrations,” Querfeld added, “while two others do also have food for other celebrations.” The district’s wellness policy, as adopted June 8, 2006, states that “non-food

See Debate, page 27


The North Haven Citizen — Friday, April 2, 2010

Marlin Firearms plans moves out of state by 2011 By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

Marlin Firearms Co. is phasing out production in its North Haven facility and will close by June 2011, resulting in the loss of 265 jobs. Employees of the gun maker told local news media that layoffs would begin in May. The employees said they learned last Thursday of the plant’s eventual closure. Marlin will move its production to another location, according to Mark Hill, chief marketing officer of Freedom Group, a global firearms manufacturer that owns the North Haven plant. “In an effort to reduce costs and make sure we have the correct business structure, we made the decision to shut down the North Haven plant,” Hill said Friday. “The production will continue at different facilities.”

“We have not yet made the decision where to move the production to,” Hill said. “We will continue to look at that.” Marlin’s history in the state, according to its web site, dates back to 1836, when John M. Marlin began manufacturing revolvers and derringers in New Haven. However, Hill said that Marlin’s production will be relocated to another state. Hill was unsure about the timeline for layoffs. “Based on when we move products, we will ramp down the jobs accordingly,” he said. Freedom Group owns Remington Arms Co., which purchased Marlin in 2007 for $41.7 million. Marlin, at 100 Kenna Drive, was ranked no. 14 on the 2009 North Haven grand list. North Haven is already facing a projected $6.6 million revenue gap in next year’s budget.

“This comes at a bad time for North Haven,” First Selectman Michael Freda said Friday, “while we’re preparing a very difficult budget as it is.” Freda said he met with Marlin officials Thursday evening. “They said that although the plant has been running very efficiently here, the corporate offices in North Carolina have decided to consolidate.” According to Freda, Marlin is currently assessed at $10.495 million, which would yield $246,500 in yearly taxes at the present mill rate of 23.48 mills. Of the $246,500, $153,454 represents personal property taxes, while $92,439 is for real estate. Freda did not know how the plant’s personal property taxes would be lowered during the long layoff period. He added that he will attempt to meet with Freedom Group executives.

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Replacement of bridge on Sackett Point Road will take several years By David Marchesseault Special to the North Haven Citizen

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under the bridge would have to be replaced as well. The plan calls for a temporary two-lane bridge to be built on the north side, but the final structure would have two lanes in each direction. During the eventual construction phase the state would “maintain access to all businesses and private properties,” said O’Keefe; but he quickly added that it

was too early to say how properties in the area would be impacted by the redesign. He referred to the purchase of private property as “sliver acquisitions” for which the owner would be “fairly compensated” and said that the town would hire a consulting firm to deal with such matters. Pointing out that, “There are a lot of permits associated” with the project,

he emphasized that, “There will be a lot of time involved.” The next line from the presenter drew quiet mumbling among the small gathering of citizens. “There will be a four-five year delay before the first shovel is in the ground,” he said. He indicated that the regional authori-

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for replacement. As he read through a list of specifications about the bridge, he used a laser pointer on a bulletin board-sized map of the area to help the small group of voters better understand his remarks. Town engineer Jonathan Bodwell offered to provide a smaller version of the map to interested residents. O’Keefe assured the audience that the existing 112’ span (described as two 56’ sections with a center pier for support) is structurally sound and is able to bear the load of the estimated 13,000 cars traveling over it each day. There have been five accidents there in the past three years with no particular pattern to their occurrence, seemingly because of good sight lines. He stated that a very large sewer line

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Cleanup in final stages at Lexington Gardens By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

The cleanup of the former Lexington Gardens site, 500 Middletown Avenue, is in its final stages after the recent removal of two subterranean fuel tanks, according to Building Official Dave Maiden. The two tanks had been left underground during the property’s major cleanup phase in January, as the soil was frozen. A third fuel tank had been removed in January before the soil was too solid for further excavation. “The tanks were the last thing to do before they cleanup the whole site and grade it out,” Maiden said last week. Maiden added that all three tanks were removed by

New Haven’s McVac Environmental Services, which also tested the surrounding soil for contamination. “There was no contamination when the tests came back,” Maiden said. A McVac Environmental Services representative refused comment last week. With the last two tanks gone, the final stages of the site’s cleanup will be performed by Mineri Excavation of North Haven. A Mineri representative could not be reached. The removal of the tanks came to light after an underground leak stopped demolition efforts on the property on Dec. 23. On that date Billy Brencher, assistant director of field operations for Public Works, reported the leaking of liquids from the site onto

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‘Back on the Rack’ offers like-new fashion and accessories By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

Two North Haven mothers have launched a new Hamden business which they believe will benefit from the recession while assisting local families. Ridge Road residents Jessica Ryan and Laura Rainey recently opened “Back on the Rack,” a high-end consignment shop tucked into the corner of the Town Hall Plaza at 2348 Whitney Ave., where Whalley Framing and George’s Music once operated. The store specializes in trendy fashions, its owners said, with brands including Fendi, Kate Spade, Coach, Ed Hardy, Hollister, Abercrombie and Fitch, J. Crew, Ralph Lauren, Talbot’s, The Gap, and Old Navy. “We’re not a tag sale store selling items for 50 cents or a dollar,” Rainey said. “We sell the things you would find in trendy stores today, like a T.J. Maxx or Marshall’s, but for less.” The store will offer all

sizes of clothing, including petite and maternity, in addition to jewelry, handbags, shoes, accessories, new lingerie and bathing suits, home furnishings, decorations, baby furniture, hardcover current books, DVDs, CDs, games, and toys. Additionally, Back on the Rack will offer vintage clothing to attract the various college communities in the New Haven area. Most items are priced from $3 to $40, and some items are new with price tag or box. There are also more expensive items, like a brand new $325 Fendi handbag priced at $200. The store pays 40 percent of an item’s sale price to whoever dropped it off. “We came up with the idea



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Friday, April 2, 2010 — The North Haven Citizen

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Pearl had them. Most of us are devoted and try to never miss a game on Wednesdays and Fridays. We try not to schedule doctor’s appointments or other engagements on these afternoons.” Harder added that they have 20 members and new members are always welcome. Membership is open to all players who have some knowledge of the game and no one is turned away. The current members come from Wallingford, Meriden, Hamden, East Haven, and North Haven. “Bridge is a challenging game and is a form of mental fitness that is essential for seniors just as physical fitness is,” stated Judy Amarone, director at the senior center. “Each hand is different and challenging which gets the seniors to use their

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Forrest Yoga at library A six week Forrest Yoga series is being offered at the North Haven Library, 17 Elm St., on Wednesdays, April 21, 28, May 12, 19, 26, June 2, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the library’s community room. This free program will be taught by Neely Kelley. Forrest Yoga only requires a willingness to learn how to feel authentically and respond honestly. Beginners to Forrest Yoga learn to breathe deeply and connect in feeling with their bodies during poses that are typically held for 5 to 10 breaths. Neely Kelley’s passion is to teach Forrest Yoga to others so they can experience this empowering and healing yoga. Please bring a yoga mat. Registration is limited and

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Paws in the Park, an informal group of North Haven residents interested in establishing a dog park in the town, will meet Thursday, April 8, at 7 p.m. at the North Haven Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St. Potential sites for the dog park will be discussed. If you cannot attend but are willing to become a working committee member, please call Marilyn O’Donnell at (203) 248-6466.

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their own hats, and both the children and the judges have a great time.” Cole also added that Ellen Gomes and Toni Fazio from Calcagni Realtors have been volunteering for 15 years as judges. Both women take their job seriously and watch the children march around the gymnasium following the Easter Bunny while displaying their beautifully creative hats. “Toni and I love doing this event. There is so much creativity and it’s a pleasure to see the children with smiles on their faces,” stated Gomes. “Each year there is a wide variety of decorated hats and bonnets.” As lines of parents, chil-

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dren, and grandchildren entered the building, they first stopped at the gymnasium to register for the top hat and Easter bonnet contest, then they moved into the hallway where they were greeted by Wooly Lamb, the Easter Bunny’s friend, who shook hands and gave hugs to all the children. Then in Room 2, decorated in an Easter motif, families waited patiently in line to have their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny. Andy DelVecchio, assistant at the pool, served as photographer. “I am having a great time taking pictures,” stated DelVecchio. “This is an awesome turnout and the children are wonderful.” After the picture-taking, everyone proceeded into Room 1 where the children enjoyed face painting by a


The North Haven Citizen — Friday, April 2, 2010

High School Faculty Talent Show a Huge Hit With Teens By David Marchesseault Special to the North Haven Citizen

In an auditorium packed with high school students, as well as an assortment of parents and other guests, shouts of enjoyment were raised by countless teenagers last Thursday evening, March 18. The screaming fans cheered and jeered a few dozen talented and courageous members of the staff and administration. Throughout the two half-hour acts, entertainment that ranged from enjoyable to downright impressive delighted the crowd. The combined teacher-student talent show, backed by a fairly large production staff,

according to the printed program, was sponsored by the National Honor Society and the North Haven High School Student Council. Three enthusiastic journalism students from Chris McLaughlin’s class, Kalie Siciliano, Susan Gambardella, and Kenechi Odukwe, had personally choreographed a number entitled “Jersey Shore Boys” and managed to make their cheers heard over the booming speakers on the stage. Principal Russell Dr. Dallai was a smash hit in the five-man team of Jersey Shore dancers who handled their complicated steps like professionals. In addition to a talented principal and jour-


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formers who sponged down the moving props were simply amazing. In addition to the jammin’ band, they were: Pat Bingham, Alessandra Brownell, Janet Crean, Donna Darcy, Carla DeStefanis, Marylee DiGennaro, Linda Hronis, Karen Johnson, Laurie Magoveny, Gail Pietrycha, Elsa Ruoff, Cheryl Thompson, Nancy Tingley, and Edwina Vece. At the close of the number, a seemingly surprised Principal Dallai was sprayed with real water when he drove up in his antique car with the windows lowered. To close the popular annual show, the band continued to jam as every member of the cast entered the stage from the side aisles of the auditorium after passing by and knocking on a copy of the door to the principal’s office while singing another original musical piece entitled “Knockin’ on Dallai’s Door.” The popular number seemed to go on forever to the delight of the enthusiastic student body, many screaming out the names of their favorite members of the staff assembled before them. Anyone witnessing the event was bound to leave the place feelin’ groovy. All profits from the event, including those from the refreshments available in the lobby during the intermission, were donated to the two charitable causes of the night: Habitat for Humanity and the Ronald McDonald House.


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Holy Week and Easter at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, 2819 Whitney Ave., Hamden, will observe Good Friday, April 2, with the Solemn Liturgy of the Passion of Christ at 2 p.m. Music will be provided by the Schola with oboe accompaniment. At 7:30 p.m., the youth of the parish will present the Living Stations of the Cross in the church. On Saturday, April 3, the Great Vigil and first solemn Mass of Easter will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m. This service, beginning in darkness, will include the chanting of the Exsultet, lighting of the Paschal Candle, Blessing of Water and Solemn Mass. Easter Sunday Masses will be at 8 a.m. (hymns, 10 a.m. (solemn), and 11:30 a.m. (sung).

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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; meat loaf or egg salad sandwiches; seasonal fresh fruit and fresh baked desserts. 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.

Holy Week and Easter at St. John’s St. John’s Episcopal Church, at the top of the Green in North Haven, will continue Holy Week services on Friday, April 2, at noon. There will be a Good Friday service focusing on the reading of the Passion. At 5 p.m., members of St. John’s will participate in the North Haven Clergy Association’s Ecumenical Good Friday service, held this year at the North Haven Congregational Church. On Saturday, April 3, the

Great Vigil of Easter will begin at 7:30 p.m. This service will help us rediscover the way God sustains us through the darkness of death and brings us into the light of the resurrection. On Sunday, April 4, two Easter services will be held, both featuring jazz saxophonist, Kris Jenson. The first begins at 8 a.m. and the second at 10 a.m. Between these services, there will be an Easter Social Breakfast in the St. John’s Great Hall, to which all are invited. Following each of the Sunday services, there will be an Easter egg hunt in the rectory garden (weather permitting) for all children ages 10 and under. Anyone who would like to attend any of these events is more than welcome. St. John’s Episcopal Church is located on the Green in North Haven, at 3 Trumbull Place. For more information,

The North Haven Citizen Friday, April 2, 2010 contact the church office at (203) 239-0156.

Good Friday camp at St. John’s Episcopal Church St. John’s Episcopal Church, located on the Green in North Haven, announces that on Friday, April 2, a Good Friday day camp will be offered for all children in the community ages 4 and up. The children will take a journey through Holy Week, learning about God’s love with stories, crafts and games. The program begins at 9 a.m. with a dramatic presentation, and activities will continue until 3:30 p.m. Each child is asked to bring a bag lunch, and snacks will be provided. The cost of this day camp is $7 plus a nonperishable food item to be donated to North Haven Food

Pantry. For registration and more information, call (203) 239-0156.

Holy Week at Northford Congregational Church The Northford Congregational Church and Rev. Kathryn King welcome everyone to attend their Easter Sunday service on April 4 at 10 a.m. Flowers will be added to a large wooden cross to welcome and represent the new life offered by the Easter promise. All are welcome. There are no services on Good Friday. The church is located at the corner of Route 22 and Route 17 in Northford. If you need directions or have any questions, please contact the church office at (203) 4840795 or

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The annual Springboox used book sale will be held at the North Haven Congregational Church, 28 Church St., Friday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thousands of books, including children’s books, are available, both hardcovers and paperbacks. All books are sorted by category and author to make browsing easy. There will be ample, free parking and the church is handicapped accessible. For more information, call Betsy Gumbart (203) 239-5532 Photo: Co-chairs: Betsy Gumbart (left) and Betsey Reid (right).


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Annette R. Montano

Annette R. Nastri Montano, of Millbrook Road, North Haven, died March 26, 2010. She was the wife of the late Paul C. Montano, Sr. She was born in New Haven, June 7, 1921, a daughter of the late Michele and Raffaela DiStasio Nastri and was a graduate of Larsen College for women in 1941. She had worked as a secretary for the Veterans Administration and later at National Plumbing and Paul C. Montano, Inc. Annette was a member of the Rosary Altar Society of St. Stephen’s Church and Ladies Auxiliary of the Hamden Lions Club. She volunteered at the Hospital of St. Raphael and St. Rita School. She was a devout and active parishoner of St. Rita Church. She is survived by her children, Carol (Ahmjad) Mahmood, Marian Montano (Charles Spatz) and Paul C. Montano, Jr. (Beth Collins); a brother, Carl (Letitia) Nastri; grandchildren, Jane (Danny)

Film fest: A Beautiful Life

On Wednesday, April 7, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., the Caritas Christi Center, Hamden, will show the film A Beautiful Life. Set in the late 1930s in Italy, Guido (a Jew) and his five year old son are arrested by the Germans and sent to a concentration camp. Guido, played by academy award winner Roberto Benigni, finds a clever and unusual way to shield his son from the horrors of camp life. Discussion will be lead by Jim Pepitone who holds a degree in theology and a certificate in spiritual direction. The donation for this program includes a snack. To register please call (203)281-2569.

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Tu, Michele Montano, Julie Golia (Christian Vardeleon), Matthew and Geoffrey Golia and Alia Mahmood; greatgrandchildren, Dylan and Rachel Tu. She was predeceased by a brother, Andrew Nastri. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Rita Church, Hamden, on March 30. Burial was in St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven. The Iovanne Funeral Home, New Haven, was in charge of arrangements.

Raymond Costa Raymond “Ray” Vasco Costa, 80, formerly of Clintonville Road, North Haven, died March 24, 2010, in Mesa, Ariz. He was the husband of 57 years to Gladys LaPaugh Costa. Mr. Costa was born in New Haven, April 12, 1929, a son of the late John and Maria Costa. He served his country faithfully in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He is survived by his sons, Richard (Marie) Costa and John (Jean) Costa; grandchildren, Richard

(Manoucheka) Costa, Raymond and Michael Costa. He was predeceased by a sister, Adeline Maresca, and brothers, Tony and Peter Costa. A funeral Mass was celebrated March 31 at St. Barnabas Church. Interment with full military honors was in All Saints Cemetery. The North Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lorraine Nuzzo Lorraine Zurolo Nuzzo, 55, of Meadow View Drive, North Haven, died March 24, 2010, at her home. Born in New Haven, Oct. 26, 1954, she was a daughter of Anthony and Josephine Scaramella Zurolo, of North Haven. She was formerly employed by the FBI before becoming a medical assistant for Dr. Norman Kaplan. She is survived by her children, Jason and Jannine Nuzzo, of North Haven; a sister, Judith (Richard) Bouffard, of North Haven, and a son, Anthony (Elaine) Zurolo, Jr., of Windsor Locks; and several nieces and nephews.

Faith Briefs Benham St., will hold a book club featuring “The Signature of Jesus” by Brennan Manning. The author invites us to move from a half-hearted following of Christ to a passionate living of our discipleship. Sr. Patricia Cigrand will facilitate the session. A donation is suggested for this program which includes the book. Financial aid is available. To register, please call (203) 2812569.

Meditation with Prayer of St. Francis Prayerful Meditation and Movement with the Prayer of St. Francis, an eight-week Christian Yoga series, will be held on Wednesdays, from April 7 to May 26, 10:30 a.m. to noon, or 6:30 to 8 p.m. You are welcome to come to one or to all sessions. No previous experience with yoga is

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Separated and Divorced An Afternoon of reflection for the Separated and Divorced will be held Sunday, April 18, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., at Caritas Christi Center, 295 Benham St., Hamden. The theme will be prayer, presentations, sharing and quiet time. There will be a free will donation. For registration and directions, call (203) 281-2569. This program is sponsored by the Family Life Office, Archdiocese of Hartford.

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She is also survived by her friend and guardian angel, Steve Miller, and his daughters, Brittany and Lauren. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Barnabas Church on March 27. Entombment was in All Saints Mausoleum. The North Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.

Anna A. Bakshys Anna Antoinette Iovene Bakshys, 81, of Spring Road, North Haven, died March 28, 2010, at Connecticut Hospice after a short illness. She was the beloved wife of the late George Anthony Bakshys. Mrs. Bakshys was born in New Haven, Jan. 15, 1929, a daughter of the late Gabriel and Marie Vanacore Iovene, and had resided in North Haven for the past 17 years. She was a sales person for several years at the former Shartenberg Department Store of New Haven, and was a volunteer at the surgical intensive care unit at the Hospital of St. Raphael for three years in the mid 1990’s. Anna’s life revolved around her family. She was an animal lover, and supported many animal rights causes and organizations. She is survived by her daughter, Georgianna Hull, of Stratford; her son, Gary (Donna) Bakshys, of Milford; two grandsons, Wayne Cole and George Bakshys, a greatgrandson, Nathan Cole, all of Milford, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son-in-law, George Hull, her sister, Christina Corso, and her

brother, Charles Iovene. Funeral services were held April 1 at the Torello-Iacobucci Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven. Memorial donations may be made to Father Michael J. McGivney Cancer Center, 2080 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT 06517, or to Make A Wish Foundation of Connecticut, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe, CT 06611.

John Ward Putney

John Ward Putney, of North Haven, died March 24, 2010, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Dorothy Gaetano for 57 years. He was born in Guilford, Aug. 13, 1928, a son of the late Frank T. Putney and Margaret Jane Ward. He is survived by a daughter, Donna Scasino, and her husband John, of North Haven; a son, Keith Putney, and his wife, Cindi, of Southbury; grandchildren, John N. and Sara Scasino, Shelley Scasino, Cameron Putney and Evan Putney; and a great-granddaughter, Elaina Rose Scasino. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Therese Church on March 30. Interment was in Alderbrook Cemetery, Guilford. The Beecher & Bennett, Hamden, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Society of America, 300 Research Parkway, Suite 310, Meriden, CT 06450, or the American Diabetes Association, 306 Industrial Park Road, Suite 105, Middletown, CT 06457.

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Letters to the Editor as Len Fasano, R-3. Race to bottom such What they are really saying is costs are lower in the or top? south, Mexico, and Asia.

To the editor: The announcement that Marlin Firearms plant is closing/leaving North Haven should come as no surprise. Pratt and Whitney is also reducing its presence in Connecticut. Actually Connecticut has been losing manufacturing for well over 50 years. The Connecticut Business and Industry Association’s recent full page ad in the New Haven Register stated, “If the Legislature wants business to make private sector investments necessary for job growth it must take action now to balance the budget without harmful tax increases, making the state government more efficient and more affordable.” Sounds great, but it doesn’t specifically state where the cuts should be made. It is a meaningless generality stated by Republican politicians

This is called a race to the bottom. Why is living in Connecticut so expensive? Because we support unions so that working families have livable incomes, excellent education systems, and financial help for the less fortunate. The answer is not to race to the bottom but to race to the top. We must have the best educated, motivated work force in the country for the challenging jobs of the future. Herbert Wolfson North Haven

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Fasano, Fontana Seek State Assistance for Marlin Employees Hartford, CT – State Senator Leonard Fasano (R-34), State Representative Steve Fontana (D-87) and North Haven First Selectman Michael Freda are working with the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) to provide aid and employment services to 265 workers who will lose their jobs when The Marlin Firearms Company closes its North Havenbased manufacturing facility. “Losing a job is always hard, but it’s especially difficult in this economy,” said Senator Fasano. “Our unemployment numbers that are constantly on the rise highlight the need for legislators to be proactive in stimulating our economy. In addition to pushing pro-business legislation that aims to prevent sim-

Government Meetings

Monday, April 5 Planning and Zoning Commission, Mildred A. Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 Community Services Commission, Mildred A. Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8 Board of Education, Town Hall Annex, 7 Linsley St., board room, third floor, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 14 Cemetery Commission, Town Hall, 18 Church St., conference room 3, 7 p.m.

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Thursday, April 15 Zoning Board of Appeals, Mildred A. Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21 Police Retirement Board, Town Hall, 18 Church St., conference room 3, 8 a.m. Board of Finance, Town Hall, 18 Church St., conference room 1, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22 Economic Development Commission, Town Hall, 18 Church St., conference room 3, 8:15 a.m.

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ilar closures like this, Rep. Fontana and I have reached out to Commissioner Joan McDonald of DECD and Commissioner Linda Agnew of DOL and we will be doing everything we can over the next few weeks to help provide these workers and their families the assistance they need.” “The people who work at Marlin Firearms are part of the community and our first thoughts go towards helping them. Beyond that we want to make sure we focus on job creation in Connecticut,” said Representative Fontana. “I look forward to working with Senator Fasano in finding ways to assist Marlin employees and their families.” The legislators, who have

spoken with Marlin officials and individuals at DOL and DECD, plan to attend an on site meeting and offer a job fair for employees. Fasano and Fontana have also requested that DOL immediately dispatch its Rapid Response Team to North Haven to educate the workers about job search assistance, unemployment benefits and training opportunities. The Marlin Firearm Company, which manufactures rifles and shotgun, has been a longtime fixture of North Haven and has been operating as a branch of the Remington Arms Company since 2007. Provided by the office of Len Fasano

Rapid Response Team meets with Marlin Firearms

es that can be provided to the affected employees prior to layoff, including free services available at the CTWorks Centers located throughout the state. This can include career counseling, assessments, résumé workshops and advice on training opportunities.” The Governor said she shares Senator Fasano’s goal of ensuring that Marlin Firearms workers have all the resources and tools the state can offer to help them find new employment. “Senator Fasano and I are determined to help get them back into good-paying, quality jobs,” Governor Rell said. “I am pleased to know that the skilled and hard working employees of Marlin Firearms, along with their families, are going to benefit from the reemployment services provided by Governor Rell, Acting Commissioner Agnew, and the state’s Rapid Response Team,” said Senator Fasano. “I will continue to work with Governor Rell over the coming weeks and months to make sure every displaced worker receives the assistance they need.”

Governor M. Jodi Rell announced that the state’s Rapid Response Team, lead by the Connecticut Department of Labor, will meet April 1 with officials from the Marlin Firearms Company to provide an overview of the re-employment services it can provide to the 265 workers that were notified late last week that the company is closing its plant in North Haven. Governor Rell said that Acting Labor Commissioner Linda Agnew has placed a priority in arranging the April 1 meeting. Commissioner Agnew is working with State Senator Len Fasano to ensure that all are aware of the services the state can offer to employees as well as to the company. “We will do everything in our power to help Marlin Firearms employees,” Governor Rell said. “Our state’s Rapid Response Team will meet with the company to review re-employment servic-


Friday, April 2, 2010 — The North Haven Citizen


Freda’s Focus: The Marlin Closing

The news was disappointing. I met with Marlins last Thursday evening at 6 pm and was told what the future will be in terms of the plant closing and the phase out of 265 jobs here in North Haven. We heard the rumor last year and now the rumor has manifested itself into reality. The plan from the Marlin’s corporate parent company is to start phasing out the plant in May of this year with the actual closing date to be June of 2011. The most important aspect of this is the loss of jobs for our families here and the loss of another Grand List member. The other aspect of this is a facility that was assessed at $10,450,000 which yielded approximately $247,000 in tax revenue for the Town. Although it was disheartening news, I would like to let you know what we are trying to do about it. This week, I will be meeting at Marlins with Senator Fasano, Steve Fontana and the Department of Labor to help with determining outsource and placement opportunities for the

Marlin employees. This is very important to help the employees during their difficult time. On a parallel track, the Marlin local officials were kind enough to give me the contact information for the Marlin parent company, THE FREEDOM GROUP and I have been in contact with their Chief Operating Officer. I have made an appeal to meet with the corporate staff of the FREEDOM GROUP in an effort to have them come here, or me travel to North Carolina. My offer to have them come here includes a meeting at the State Level, with our state officials, in an effort to see what we can do to have them reconsider. Senator Fasano is willing to help me set up that meeting. I have offered personally to pick up the FREEDOM GROUP at the airport to drive them to Harford if they are willing to do so. Although they are contemplating my offer to come here, I am hopeful that they will at least allow me to go there. At this writing, I am

still awaiting their decision as to whether or not we can have this meeting. As we move forward, I can tell you that we will work to improve our relationships with our top Grand List members and have already been meeting with many of them. The key is to stay close to each of them so we do not have these situations occur again. We must listen to their concerns about how difficult it is to do business in Connecticut and work to have our state officials agree to meet and listen to our businesses and their concerns. This is very important for us here in North Haven in an effort to preserve jobs, facilitate growth and deliver incremental tax revenue to help minimize the tax burden for our residents in future years. I will keep you posted as to whether or not we can set this meeting up with the FREEDOM GROUP. Sincerely, Michael Freda

Life along the Quinnipiac River, an Update from the Quinnipiac River Watershed Association

With the recent warm weather signaling that spring is in the air, the Quinnipiac River Watershed Association has a number of events to welcome spring to the watershed area. It all begins on Saturday, April 3rd, from 9am until noon, with the spring river cleanup of the Quinnipiac River and several of its tributaries. This annual event is being spearheaded by Rotary International and the local civic clubs will be along the Q River in Meriden, Wallingford, North Haven, New Haven and Cheshire. Besides the Rotarians and devoted QRWA members, several youth groups and adult volunteers have signed

up. Each town will have a staging area for signups, information, supplies and refreshments. Boots and old clothes are recommended for this adventurous task. David James, QRWA VP, Secretary and River Cleanup Chair, is thrilled with the involvement of the Rotary Clubs. “We greatly appreciate the Rotary’s efforts,” he said. “This project helps to meet their club goals and helps the QRWA by providing a willing group of volunteers all along the Q River. When we add in our other volunteers we are a greater force and we get more of the river cleaned up. It’s a winwin for everyone.” On Saturday, April 10th,

the Kiwanis Club will help prepare the Butterfly and Bee Garden as part of their “Kiwanis One Day.” Besides the Meriden Kiwanians, students of the local Key and Builders Clubs, who are under the guidance of the Kiwanis Club, will add to the effort, creating an interactive event, spanning generations. The garden is the newest addition to the QRWA property and will create a sanctuary for butterflies and bees. JoAnne Grabinski, garden coordinator says, “I’m excited that the Kiwanis Club has offered to help get this garden ready for planting. A lot of work needs to be done and See Update, page 31

Registering with a Party By Pam Parrella North Haven Republican Registrar of Voters There is often a lot of confusion about registering with a political party. What happens when you register with a party? Should you do it? When you register with a party you have the right to vote in that party’s primary if they hold one. The purpose of a primary election is to allow the members of a political party to choose a candidate to run in a November election. Here are some frequently asked questions people have asked the Registrars of Voters about registering with a party: If I register with a party, can I change my mind and register with another party? Yes. You may decide to change your registration at any time, but there is a three month delay in switching affiliations from one political party to another. So if you have an interest in switching your party affiliation to vote in a particular primary, plan to do so ahead of time so you make the cut off date. The cut off date for party change from one party to another party to qualify for the primaries held this year on August 10th is May 10, 2010. If I am registered as an unaffiliated voter is there a delay in receiving party voting privileges? If you are an unaffiliated switching your registration to one with a political party, there is no delay in receiving party privileges. Is there a delay in receiving party voting privileges if I switch from one party to unaffiliated and then immediately to another party? If you miss the cut off date there is no way to get around the three month delay before you could

claim the new party’s voting privileges. What if I just move in town from another town and was previously registered to vote with a particular party and want to change parties – then is there a delay of party privileges? If you are registering for the first time in your new town, there is no delay in the receiving of party privileges. What about pre-registered 17-year-olds who haven’t reached the age of 18 by the August primaries? Can they vote if they are registered with the party holding the primary? Yes. A new law was passed that allows pre-registered seventeen year olds to vote in a primary if they have registered with the party that is holding the primary and they will become eighteen by the November election date. If I register with a party, do I have to vote only for that party’s candidates in a November election? No. Your vote is your own. You may choose to vote for whomever you please in a November election. Your party affiliation does not stop you from voting for candidates of another political party, if you wish to do so. If I register with a political party will I get a lot of political junk mail? The truth here is that you will probably get a lot of political related mail no matter what you choose to do with your affiliation. The national trend for voter registration has been that the unaffiliated voter is the largest growing block of the voting population. And so, political parties have changed their way of advertisement by reachSee Registering, page 24



Make a Difference Day

Courtesy of Bridget Austiguy-Preschel

Ridge Road Elementary School’s PTA is holding a blood drive for Make a Difference Day on Monday, April 5. The blood drive is dedicated to Madelina LaDore, a first grade student at Ridge Road Elementary School, who is leading a healthy life thanks to anonymous blood donors. The event is being held at Ridge Road Elementary School, 1341 Ridge Road, North Haven, from 1:45 to 6:45 p.m. For an appointment, please call 1-800-RedCross or go to Please show your support for all of those out there who count on blood donors like you. Thank you!



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Future Problem Solvers On Friday and Saturday, March 26, and 27, the 27th annual Connecticut Future Problem Solving State Conference was held at E.O. Smith High School in Storrs. The following North Haven teams and students have qualified to represent Connecticut at this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Future Problem Solving International Conference to be held at the University of Wisconsin in La Crosse, from June 9 to `12. Senior Division Team Competition Champions â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Junior Charles Hoyt, sophomores Parker Heyl, Michael Perrone, Emily York â&#x20AC;&#x201C; coach Tom Marak Second Place Senior Division Team Competition â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Juniors Timothy Barron, Luke Chivsuk, Bradley Koval, E. Lily Seropian â&#x20AC;&#x201C; coach Tom Marak




Second Place Middle Division Team Competition â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Freshmen Shannon Carboni, David Goodrich, Amelia Hoyt, David Kingâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; coach Tom Marak Individual Competition Senior Division Champion â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Junior Alexandra Iezzi â&#x20AC;&#x201C; coach Tom Marak Second Place Individual Competition Middle Division â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Freshman Chloe Ralston â&#x20AC;&#x201C; coach Tom Marak Individual Competition Junior Division Champion â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 5th Grader: Hilary Hoyt â&#x20AC;&#x201C; coach Paul Castiglione Costs for this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s International Competition (including transportation, rooms and food) are expected to be close to $1,000 per student. Students and the C.L.A.P.S. parent support group have been raising money to fund the trip. If you would like to help, please send your contributions to C.L.A.P.S. c/o Tom Marak at

Senior Lunch Menu School lunches for the week beginning April 5 High School Daily fee: $2.50 to $2.75 Monday: Chicken Teriyaki, steamed rice, mixed oriental vegetables. Tuesday: Stuffed shells, steamed carrots, garlic bread. Wednesday: Chicken Parmesan, seasoned noodles, seasoned green beans. Thursday: Beef and cheese burrito, steamed rice, seasoned corn. Friday: EntrĂŠe salads, mixed greens, assorted veggies, chicken and fresh berries. Middle School Daily fee: $2.40

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University of New Haven The following students from North Haven were named to the fall 2009 deanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s list at the University of New Haven, West Haven: Larry Buley, Samantha Del Veccio, Conner Early, Danielle Gambardella, Jeffrey Lazzar, Nicholas Pisani, Susan See, Michael Swanson, and Dominique Thomas.

Monday: Chicken nuggets, oven fries, green beans, dinner roll. Tuesday: French toast sticks with syrup, sausage patty, potato rounds, strawberry cup. Wednesday: Chicken Parmesan, seasoned pasta, mixed vegetables, orange. Thursday: Professional Development Day. Early dismissal. No lunch service. Friday: Gourmet rodeo burger (bacon, cheddar, and barbeque), oven fries, seasoned carrots, garden salad, cookie. Elementary School Daily fee: $2.25 Monday: Baked breaded chicken nuggets, dinner roll, mixed vegetables, diced pineapple, chocolate pudding, milk. Tuesday: Spicy beef and cheese burrito, fiesta rice, fresh fruit, milk. Wednesday: Ziti and meatballs with marinara sauce, dinner roll, broccoli, chilled fruit, milk. Thursday: Hot dog on a bun, baby carrots, pretzels, milk. Friday: Cheese or pepperoni pizza, fresh garden salad, fruit choice, milk.

North Haven High School, 221 Elm St., North Haven, CT 06473. Make checks payable to NHHS C.L.A.P.S. The Future Problem Solving Program is a yearlong educational program challenging students to solve problems related to topics of global significance. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s topics were Sensory Overload, Invasive Species, Orphaned Children and Food Distribution. This yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s international conference topic will be Green Living. For more information about the conference, students and/or the FPS Program please contact Tom Marak at North Haven High School (203) 239-1641, ext. 2226, or the Future Problem Solving Program of CT. Inc. (860) 6322843, e-mail or visit the FPS web site

Scholarships Milton Fisher Scholarship

The April 12 deadline for the Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is rapidly approaching. Scholarships are awarded from the Milton Fisher Scholarship Fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven on the basis of inventive and inspired problem solving. High school juniors and seniors and college freshmen from Connecticut and the New York metropolitan area are eligible to apply. Applications and a complete set of guidelines can be downloaded at or by calling The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven at (203) 777-2386. A four year award of up to $20,000 is available to the winners, to be paid up to $5,000 each of the four years. These scholarships were awarded based on the compassion and originality these students showed in their so-

See Scholarships, page 20


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UC Santa Barbara/Waste Material

Syracuse/Paint Emporium

Wisconsin/Jacoby’s Restaurant

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Tennessee/Suzio Insurance

Georgia Tech/Catherine & Co. Ohio St./Oriental Express

Kentucky/Tuxis-Ohr’s Fuel Cornell/95 Gathering Place

Michigan State/Danby’s

Georgetown/Valencia Liquors

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Michigan State/Danby’s

Maryland/Wallingford YMCA

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The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge No. 2224, serving Hamden and North Haven, announces that local student Giosue “Josh” Improta has been named a finalist in the 2010 National Most Valuable Student Scholarship. The financial award will be forwarded to the college or university of his choice. Josh resides in Hamden and is currently a senior at Xavier High School in Middletown. He serves his school as president of the Honor Society and vice-president of the Italian Club. He is a recipient of the St. Anselm Book Award, Furstenburg Scholarship and the Staff Sgt. Thomas Smith Scholarship. In serving his community, Josh has participated with his parish in the “Midnight Run” program distributing sandwiches to the homeless, volunteers at the North Haven Sons and Daughters of Italy Festival of Angels, is an after school volunteer at St. Martin de Porres Academy in New Haven, and has represented the American Legion Post 88 at the 2009 Boys’ State convention serving as president.

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puppies, kittens, purebreds, mixes, small dogs and family dogs. Over 130 booths with pet related merchants and professionals offering goods and services will be present as well. The “Shelter Dogs Rock” Pet Show will take place on Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Sunday, May 2,

from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is an admission and parking fee. For more information about the SPCA of Connecticut, Pet Adoption Show along with valuable sponsorship and booth information, visit, email or call (203) 445-9978.

lutions to solve problems in their schools, communities or families. Some of last year’s winners: created art galleries for students to express themselves, conducted research to inspire further focus on treatments on spinal cord injuries, established health programs for an overweight community and taught a children’s pottery class at a local museum. Their solutions focused on the areas of science, the arts, and social action in their communities. The Milton Fisher Scholarship is made possible through the Renee B. Fisher Foundation, and is administered by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s largest grantmaker and charitable endowment. For more information about The Community Foundation visit

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Family Support Services Scholarship There still is time for Connecticut high school seniors considering a future in one of the “helping professions” to apply for college funds from the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 9. A total of eight $500 college scholarships will be presented – one to a student in each of the State’s eight counties. The CFDA academic scholarship awards program supports graduating high school seniors who are pursuing careers in a profession that provides emotional or medical support for families. This includes such fields as counseling, social services, psychology, psychiatry, nursing, medicine, social work, gerontology, and funeral service. The deadline for the “Family Support Services Scholarship” applications is Friday, April 9. To receive an application, call the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association at (860) 721-0234, or (800) 9192332, or download an application from the association’s web site at To be eligible for the scholarship program, candidates must: Be a high school senior who will graduate in June 2010; Be a legal resident of the State of Connecticut; Be pursuing a career that provides emotional, medical or physical support for families. This includes such professions as care-giving, counseling, social services, psychology, psychiatry, nursing, medicine, social work, gerontology, and funeral service; and Have maintained at least a B grade point average in the 10th, 11th and 12th grades. All candidates must submit the application form and a current high school transcript. The application form must be neat and legible, and filled out completely.

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Senior Happenings

Day trips: Wednesday, April 14: Foxwoods Thursday, April 29: Sugar (The Some Like It Hot Musical), Westchester Broadway Theater Sunday, June 6: Lighthouse Cruise Tuesday, June 22: Mohegan Sun Wednesday, July 21: The Delaney House, All You Can

Eat Lobster and Comedy Show 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

Senior Calendar

Events planned at the Senior Center next week: Monday, April 5 Line dance, 9 a.m. Exercise, 10 a.m. Plastic bag, 10 a.m. HamdenMart, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Bocce, 12:30 p.m. Red Hats, 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 Ceramics, 9:30 a.m. Beginning chair Yoga, 10 a.m. Hairdresser, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Mah Jongg, 1 p.m. Senior Songsters, 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 7 Line dance, 9 a.m. Exercise, 10 a.m. Ombudsman, 10 a.m. Sing along, 10:30 a.m. Errands, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon

2010. Plastic bag pocketbook Learn to make a plastic bag pocketbook on Tuesday, April 5, at 10 a.m. Please bring 80 unwanted plastic grocery bags and a crochet hook size “J,” “K” or a 6.5. This project is sponsored by Janet Sola. Mini trip A mini trip to Hamden Mart is planned for Monday, April 5, at 10:30 a.m. Please call (203) 239-5432 to reserve your spot on the bus. The bus

Bridge, 12:15 p.m. Bocce, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 1 p.m. Thursday, April 8 Ceramics, 9:30 a.m. Tai Chi, 10:15 a.m. Pinochle, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Knitting, 1 p.m. Intermediate Yoga, 1:30 p.m Game Day, 1:15 p.m. Interact Club, 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 9 Line dance, 9 a.m. Welcome committee, 9:30 a.m. Exercise, 10 a.m. Footlighters, 10 a.m. Mike Freda, 10:30 a.m. Scrabble, 10:30 a.m. Groceries, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Bridge, 12:15 p.m. Bocce, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 1 p.m.

Timothy Doheny has been promoted to first vice president, senior credit administrator. He has lending authority for both People’s United Bank and People’s Capital & Leasing Corporation, the bank’s equipment financing subsidiary. Doheny is a voting member of the bank’s Credit Policy Committee, Senior Credit Committee and Commercial Finance Committee. He also manages the Field Examination Department and Commercial Planning and is the senior credit officer monitoring Automated Clearing House and Remote Deposit Capture credit risk. A resident of North Haven, Doheny is active in his community, currently serving as second selectman for the town and formerly serving on the town’s Board of Finance. He coaches youth hockey, soccer and basketball. Doheny earned a bachelor of arts from Fairfield University and a masters in business administration from the University of New Haven.

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high school will provide a ziti dinner and dessert along with Bingo on Thursday, April 8, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the high school. Transportation will be provided. Welcome Committee There will be a meeting for those interested in being part of the Welcome Committee on Friday, April 9, at 9:30 a.m. Please attend this meeting to talk about the responsibilities of such committee.

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Debate Continued from page 1 alternatives are strongly recommended” for “birthday celebrations.” Moreover, “healthy foods are strongly recommended” for “holiday party menus” and “healthy snacks shall only be permitted in appropriate portion sizes.” The policy also bans food from being used as “an incentive or a reward for good behavior or academic performance,” allows only “student snacks and lunches” to be “stored in the classroom,” allows food consumption only during designated snack times, and limits classroom beverage consumption to water. The debate began last October after a group of local parents started protesting the Board of Education’s plan to ease up on the wellness policy, which would have allowed parents and teachers more discretion on what and when foods are allowed in the classrooms. One such parent was Lana Porter-Schmidt. “I got involved after I moved here from Hamden where my child’s school [the Wintergreen Magnet School] had no junk food for parties,” PorterSchmidt said. “There seemed to be a lot of parties in North Haven schools, and they seemed on the excessive side.” “I realized last school year that the schools’ wellness policy wasn’t really being followed,” Porter-Schmidt added. “I just thought that we could do better. The school

system followed up this year and has taken great efforts to get back to following the policy.” Porter-Schmidt hoped an updated policy would increase parental power. “I’d love to strengthen the policy to give parents more control over what their children can be given at school,” she said. “We found one classroom where there were over 40 events where parents provided food for kids.” Querfeld said at the time of the original protests she was not fully aware of the potential childhood obesity risks posed by frequent and nonhealthy classroom snacks. To educate herself, school administrators and local parents, Querfeld organized January and March presentations by Dr. Marlene Schwartz, deputy director of the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity. “The research she showed us on how obesity rates are growing among children in the past 30 years was really frightening,” Querfeld said. “It made all of us start thinking.” When contacted, Schwartz said that North Haven’s potential policy tightening represents a national trend after the federal government mandated in 2006 that every school district involved in the national school lunch program needed a written wellness policy. “There are efforts across the country to improve wellness policies,” Schwartz said. “What’s happening in North Haven is certainly not unique.” Schwartz favors limiting classroom celebrations to

healthy alternatives. “There has been a gradual shift in not recognizing the level of overweight children occurring in our school systems,” she said. “People are selfishly only thinking about what they doing and are missing the big picture. They say ‘it’s only one cupcake’ but there are 20 plus birthdays a year in a classroom, plus holidays, plus parties outside the school.” “My children go to Guilford schools where there is no food at parties,” Schwartz added. “Instead, they have birthday games. It doesn’t take a whole lot of creativity to make a kid feel special. And what we find is that the kids do not even miss cupcakes. I think parents are feeling undermined. Parents of overweight kids are trying to make changes at home to teach wellness, and then they send their kids to school and other parents walk into the classroom and hand out cupcakes.” Parents opposing a strict policy do not believe that the school should restrict what their children can and cannot to eat. “If a parent doesn’t want their children to eat what is brought into the classroom, then that child doesn’t have to eat,” said local parent Anne Benowitz. “There’s no rule that says you cannot abstain, but there are parents who want everybody to abstain because of their kids.” “My child doesn’t eat wheat,” Benowitz continued. “That doesn’t mean that I want the school to require a no-wheat policy. I just want to school to educate my child on

how to eat properly.” Benowitz hoped to reach a middle ground on the issue. “I’d like a more equitable compromise, rather than one side winning and one side losing,” she said. Local parent Michelle Defelice agreed with Benowitz. “We should keep the policy the way it is,” she said. “Food is part of our culture. We always celebrate with some sort of food.” Defelice offered a compromise in which all food was retained but parties were reduced. “We should allow the room captains to plan parties three to four times a year,” she said. “They would take into account allergies.” Schwartz thought it was unfair to ask a student to abstain from non-healthy food celebrations. “To tell a kid not to eat a cupcake when

everybody else is eating one is ridiculously insensitive,” she said. Porter-Schmidt was happy that the topic was being discussed by both sides. “I realized that most people don’t even realize we had a wellness policy for the district,” Porter-Schmidt said. “I think that as a community we can do better. I want people talking about the wellness policy, and not just accepting things the way they are.” Querfeld said she believes the Board of Education is not in favor of changing the policy. The wellness policy is more than food guidelines, outlining nutritional education, physical education and activity, nutrition in school meals and vending machines, and staff wellness.

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They will have a Peony Festival Sunday, May 2, to Monday, June 14. Check their website for flowering times and special events. The Thursday, April 8, meeting will held 7 p.m. at North Haven First Congregational Church, 28 Church St. Powerpoint presentation of 2010 plants and flowers for your gardens will be offered. The North Haven Garden Club is a member of the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut.

The North Haven Garden Club had a program on “Tree Peonies” by Kasha Furman. Furman discussed tree peony culture, planting techniques, soil and site requirements, pests and diseases. She noted the differences between Japanese, and American tree peonies. The tree peony is China’s national flower. Kasha is with Cricket Hill Garden of Thomaston, a seven acre terraced garden.




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ty has set aside funding in two fiscal years just to get the project underway. The $6,000,000 cost, which will be funded for two years, will be shared by the three principals, with 80 percent coming from the federal government, 10 percent from the state, and 10 percent from North Haven. An official endorsement must come from the town be-

fore design may begin according to O’Keefe. It was then pointed out by O’Keefe that once the project reaches the 30 percent completion stage, another public hearing would have to be held in order to discuss the specifics. He added, “Tonight is for comments on the concept. It is not exact at all. There will be a time to discuss the details.” With that he offered to accept questions from the audience. Samuel


Faiman, a 93-year-old resident, had come to the meeting with pages of notes and diagrams in regard to the topic because his property has been affected by flooding for many years. Referring to his property as “up stream,” Faiman expressed concerns about greater flooding of his land in the event that the replacement bridge should create an even greater dam effect than presently exists. He said that the channel should be 175 feet wide, but the state had placed fill in the channel years ago which restricted it to 65 feet. O’Keefe said that he understood the desire of some residents to remove the fill, and assured everyone that it would be considered, but he insisted that the project could not negatively impact landowners up stream or down stream. “Zero change to the water elevation” in either direction is legally permissible, he said repeatedly. Faiman referred to five property owners as far upstream as Broadway who he claimed have been dealing with flooding for 27 years and admonished the messenger, “As long as you’re spending money, do it right.” O’Keefe responded that, “An indepth analysis will be done.” Asking if the owners were going to “continue to suffer” and stating that they pay a “million dollars in taxes,” Faiman countered, “If you do not clear the channel, we will have to go to the Attorney General or Governor. We want help!” Planning and Zoning Chairman James Giulietti inquired, “If the bridge is in bad shape, why would you wait another four to five years?” O’Keefe said, “The substructure is decent,” and said that temporary improvements could be made, adding “It is safe to travel over, but permits take a long time.” To a question about widening the road leading up to the bridge, the state engineer said, “The town will do that.” Another resident asked whether or not there would be improvements made to widen the underpass of the railroad bridge near Universal Drive, but he was told that the state had no control

of that bridge, so the bottleneck at that point would likely continue. At the First Selectman’s request, Jonathan Bodwell indicated that the town is applying for funding to mill and pave Universal Drive which is a heavily traveled road. He said that an extra lane from the Nissan dealership to the light at Sackett Point Road has been considered to relieve some of the congestion. To a different inquiry, O’Keefe stated that it had not yet been determined whether the support structure for the bridge would be steel or concrete, but he said that they are well aware of the tidal waters and the brackish water that accumulates there. When a question was posed about the $12 million coming from the region, O’Keefe explained, “It is not a grant, per se.” Payments that are made to contractors would be reimbursed as stages of work were accomplished on the 80-10-10 basis. He also stated that an accelerated degree of danger could improve the timeline, but that would be unlikely since the bridge understructure was “in good shape.” He added that, “Although emergency acceleration is possible, we’re nowhere near that yet.” In regard to a clear span bridge versus a center pier, the state engineer said that it would depend how it affected the height of the structure since the higher the pier, the more it impacts the grade of the approach to the bridge, as well as the grade to adjacent driveways leading to the road. Unfortunately, such an impact could double the cost of the project, he said. The safe portage of canoes was also mentioned, but it could not be a priority due to cost management. Safe passage under the bridge would not be possible, according to O’Keefe, who said that there was only a one foot clearance above the water the day of the hearing. The topic of the removal of the fill came up again before the meeting adjourned when it was pointed out that the work could have been done 10 years ago, but now it would be prohibited by statute. There would also be

issues with wetland regulations. In closing, O’Keefe said, “If we can improve the flow without hurting others, we will do so. Absolutely, hydraulic analysis will take place, but it’s a very large watershed.” In regard to the possibility of partial removal of the fill he concluded, “We just can’t say yet.”

YMCA programs

The Hamden/North Haven YMCA, 1605 Sherman Ave., Hamden, has great family programming to offer. The swim instructional lessons range from Parent/Child, to Progressive, and private lessons. Also offered is a swim team for youth looking to compete and make new friends. There are fitness programs from yoga, to Pilates, to group fitness, and the latest craze Zumba. The YMCA offers these programs at minimal charge with great instructors. The YMCA offers Zumba now six times per week with three new morning classes on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 8 a.m. Personal training is also offered at affordable rates. Family fitness programs include Parent/Child Yoga and Parent/Child Zumba. Sports programming offers classes such as outdoor youth soccer and outdoor tee ball for kids, ages 3 to 8 and karate from ages 6 years through adult. Sign up for summer camp at Camp Mountain Laurel for kids entering grades 1 to 8, and Summer Fun Club which will take place at the YMCA’s main facility for youth ages 3 to 5. The YMCA’s First Annual Healthy Kids Day 3 Mile Road Race and 2 Mile Family Fitness Walk will take place Saturday, April 17. Festivities include the Road Race, local health and wellness vendors, Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit, and Run Contest for youth, and Hamden Youth Services Community Forum presenting “Keeping Teens Healthy, Fit and Drug Free.” Call (203) 248-6361 for all program and membership information. Spring session begins the week of April 12. YMCA facility members can begin registering. Non-members can begin registering on Monday, April 5.


Friday, April 2, 2010 — The North Haven Citizen


Brendan Donohue named as Xavier principal

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Headmaster Brother Brian Davis, C.F.X. congratulates Mr. Brendan Donohue after announcing his appointment as principal of Xavier High School effective July 1st. In a letter to all present parents and guardians, Brother Brian said, “Mr. Donohue has served at Xavier High School for the past eight years, arriving in 2002 as a member of our social studies department, and becoming academic dean for grades nine and ten in 2004. Mr. Donohue is clearly committed to perpetuating the Catholic and Xaverian identity of our school....”

Paula Biondino will demonstrate the proper technique in making scones at the North Haven Library, 17 Elm St., on Wednesday, May 5, at 7 p.m. Two different varieties will be made, with samples available. Seating is limited. Call (203) 239-5803 to register for this program. Adults only. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the North Haven Library. 1142798



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April 3 Saturday

The Happy Prince — Long Wharf Theatre will present its production of “The Happy Prince,” an Oscar Wilde fairytale, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Long Wharf Theatre’s Mainstage. Admission is free and donations are encouraged. Seating is limited. To make general admission reservations, please call the box office at (203) 787-4282. Bowling fundraiser — Bikers Against Animal Cruelty, Inc., will sponsor a bowling fundraiser at the Wallingford Bowl, 980 N. Colony Road, to be held at 1 p.m. There will be drink specials, prizes, and games. All proceeds will benefit victims of animal cruelty and neglect. Music & Me — Music & Me, a music program for parents and children, ages 6 months to 5 years, will host an open house at 9:30 a.m. for its 8-week spring semester at Christ Lutheran Church, 600 Shepard Ave., Hamden. For information, call (203) 387-8390, or visit



Blood drive — Ridge Road Elementary School’s PTA is holding a blood drive


for Make a Difference Day from 1:45 to 6:45 p.m. The blood drive is dedicated to Madelina LaDore, a first grade student at Ridge Road Elementary School. The event is being held at Ridge Road Elementary School, 1341 Ridge Road. For an appointment, please call 1-800Red-Cross or go to Music & Me — Music & Me, a music program for parents and children, ages 6 months to 5 years, will host an open house at 10 a.m. for its 8-week spring semester at Christ Lutheran Church, 600 Shepard Ave., Hamden. For information, call (203) 3878390, or visit



Friendly’s family night — Come to Friendly’s on Universal Drive with your family and friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friendly’s will donate 10% of the proceeds of guest checks to Animal Haven.



Elmo’s Green Thumb — Sesame Street Live “Elmo’s Green Thumb” performs at Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre, 95 S. Turnpike Road, Wallingford, April 8 to 11. Performances are scheduled for Thursday, April 8, 7 p.m.; Friday, April 9, 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 10, 10:30

The North Haven Citizen Friday, April 2, 2010

Phil Franco welcomed at Therapeutic Massage North Haven Therapeutic Massage & Spa Care is pleased to introduce Philip Franco, a licensed massage therapist recently added to its staff. Licensed since 2005, he is a graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy and nationally certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork. Phil offers appointments Tuesday to Friday and Saturday mornings or afternoons. For more information, please visit stop in at 114 Washington Ave, or contact Lisa at (203) 234-8682.

Paws in the Park — Paws in the Park, an informal group of North Haven residents interested in establishing a dog park in the town, will meet at 7 p.m. at the North Haven Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St. Potential sites for the dog park will be discussed. If you cannot attend but are willing to become a working committee member, please call Marilyn O’Donnell at (203) 2486466.

a.m., 2 and 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 11, 1 and 4:30 p.m. For more information, call (203) 265-1501. To charge tickets by phone, call Live Nation at (877) 598-8689. Tickets may also be purchased online at For information online, visit QChamber Business Expo — The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business Expo with a vendor lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Expo hours from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., followed by a Business 2 Business from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at Holiday Inn, 201 Washington Ave. For exhibitor information, contact or call (203) 2699891, or (203) 234-0032. North Haven Garden Club — The North Haven Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the North Haven First Congregational Church, 28 Church St. Powerpoint presentation of 2010 plants and flowers for your gardens will be offered.



Pruning classes — Natureworks is presenting Pruning Flowering Shrubs for the beginner-intermediate level from 2 to 4 p.m. at Zion Episcopal Church, 326 Notch Hill Road, North Branford. For more information, contact Natureworks at (203) 484-2748. Music & Me — Music & Me, a music program for parents and children, ages 6




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months to 5 years, will host an open house at 9:30 a.m. for its 8-week spring semester at Christ Lutheran Church, 600 Shepard Ave., Hamden. For information, call (203) 3878390, or visit Singles dance — Connecticut ConTacts is sponsoring a dance party for singles from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 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 to impress.” Jeans are not permitted. For further information, directions, or a free flyer, call (203) 468-1144, or visit ConTacts’ web site at



Autism Society — The Autism Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the IDEA Training Center conference room, 20 Washington Ave. Debra Dickson will present, “The Whole Child: Sane Strategies for Success.” All are welcome. There is no charge. To reserve a seat, call Sally Brockett at (203) 234-7401, or email to

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ted to bringing people in touch with nature through Continued from page 15 awareness, education and programs. Join us as we celethey graciously offered to brate Earth Day on Saturday, take care of this challenging April 24th within our watertask.” Maureen Bilger, a past shed territory in North Kiwanis president, added, Haven and Hamden. QRWA Coordinator Sandy “This is a great opportunity for our club to work together Stetson said, “I’m looking forwith our younger Key and ward to these Earth Day Builder Club members. And events as they bring people this is such a great project; I together and bring awarecan’t wait to see the garden ness about the QRWA. I get when it’s planted. This will the opportunity to chat with not only attract butterflies so many people and share and bees but many visitors as with them about what we do to help the environment and well.” Photographer Ian Christ- the many programs and mann will be showing a pho- events we offer to the public.” And to round out the to exhibit of ‘Consider the Quinnipiac’ at the State Capi- month of April, the QRWA tal from April 16th through will be at Meriden’s 32nd AnApril 30th. Ian was the guest nual Daffodil Festival, April speaker at the QWRA’s Annu- 24th and 25th, again partneral meeting this past Septem- ing with Meriden Land Trust ber at the Augusta Curtis and Meriden Conservation Cultural Center, speaking Commission. QRWA Presipassionately about the 38 dent Ginny Chirsky said, miles of the Quinnipiac Riv- “This is a wonderful weekend er, the abundant views, recre- for Meriden and its citizens. ational opportunities and the And of course we’re in great vital habitats for wildlife. company with the Land Please visit www.consid- Trust and the Conservation for Commission, sharing informore details. mation about the natural reNext on the list is stocking sources and recreational acfish at Red Bridge in Meri- tivities in Meriden. den, which will be done durUpcoming QRWA Events – ing the week prior to Open- Sunday, May 16, 11 am, 30th ing Day of Fishing Season on Annual Canoe and Kayak Saturday, April 17th. This Race, launch from the DOT has been an ongoing effort lot on Route 322 in Southingfor at least 18 years, and we ton. always invite families to help The Quinnipiac River Waus unload the fish. “We stock tershed Association is a 501c3 rainbow trout, which do well organization whose mission in this area,” noted Mary is to restore the Quinnipiac Mushinsky, QRWA Executive for the health and enjoyment Director. “This stocking ef- of all citizens and communifort helps to augment the fish ties along its reach and to edin Hanover Pond and all ucate all students, families, along the Quinnipiac River.” individuals, businesses and The QRWA would like to governments to be informed thank board member Peter stewards of the river. We proPicone, Mike Roberts, Meri- vide water activities, events den - Wallingford Rod and in education, outreach, advoGun Club and Jon Dingle for cacy, scientific monitoring, their organizing efforts to conservation, restoration, supplement CT DEP’s stock- recreation and public access ing of trout in the Quinnipi- to the watershed area. To ac. learn more about the QRWA We have the 40th anniver- and future events please visit sary of Earth Day, which is our website at officially April 22nd. Earth Thank you Day is a day designed to in- for your support and rememspire awareness and appreci- ber your donations are tax ation for the Earth’s environ- deductible. – Submitted by ment. The QRWA is commit- JoAnne M. Grabinski


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Peter J. Malia presents Benjamin Trumbull’s War Courtesy of Mary Lou Stamp

The North Haven Historical Society will host a presentation by local historian and author Peter J. Malia on Sunday, April 11, at 2 p.m. at the North Haven Masonic Lodge, 30 Church St. Using Benjamin Trumbull’s letters and diaries, historian Peter J. Malia will talk about North Haven’s Rev. Benjamin Trumbull, who served as a chaplain to Connecticut troops during the ill-fated invasion of Canada and the Battle of Long Island and its aftermath. As cousin to then Governor Johnathan Trumbull, Benjamin Trumbull was a lightning rod on matters of religion and politics in North Haven and throughout Connecticut in the years leading up to the Revolution. Beloved and despised, Trumbull’s unwavering patriotism eventually earned him the respect of all who knew him. Following the presentation on April 11, there will be a book signing of Peter J. Malia’s new colonial history of the New Haven area, Visible Saints. This presentation is free to the public and is handicap accessible.

Voices in Harmony Two nationallyrenowned youth choirs, The Cincinnati Boychoir of Cincinnati, Ohio, and The Elm City Girls’ Choir of New Haven, will present “Voices in Harmony,” a concert of choral music on Saturday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church, 59 Main St., Cheshire. The program, which will also include a guest performance by the United Girls’ Choir of Cheshire, will feature traditional sacred and secular choral music, as well as contemporary arrangements of spirituals and folksongs. Proceeds from the performance will benefit the Elm City Girls’ Choir Tour Scholarship Fund. Tickets will be sold at the door for a suggested donation. For further information please call (203) 787-1244 or email


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TOWN OF NORTH HAVEN WELFARE DEPARTMENT AUCTION NOTICE To Whom It May Concern: The following person(s) are owners of said properties removed from the sidewalk after same was removed by the Marshal following a lawful eviction. According to the General Statutes, State of Connecticut, Section 47a-42(c), these goods will be auctioned on April 05, 2010 11:00 a.m. at Uncle Bob’s Self Storage, Stillman Rd., North Haven, CT. Minimum bidding for the lot will start at $50.00. All monies to be paid in cash immediately following the auction. Thomas & Susan Herd 348 Skiff Street North Haven, CT 06473 All items belonging to the above party will be disposed of at 11:30 A.M. that same day if no sale is made at auction. There will be no exceptions made whatsoever. Dated this 30th day of March 2010. Town of North Haven Welfare Department


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, April 15, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. at the Mildred Wakeley Community and Recreation Center on Linsley Street in Room #2 at which time and place opportunity will be given to those who wish to be heard relative to the following applications: 1. #09-15 Application of Locust Realty Associates, LLC, Owner and Applicant, relative to 48 Giles Avenue, (Map 28, Lot 13), Appeal of a Cease & Desist Order of the Zoning Enforcement Officer. IG-80 Zoning District. 2. #10-07 Application of Mark Crilly, Applicant, Kenneth Rando, Owner, relative to 77 Fitch Street, (Map 17, Lot 43), per Section, requesting a front yard variance of 30' to permit a front yard setback of 20' where 50' is required. R-20 Zoning District.

1. #I10-01

2. #I10-02


Approved the application of Ronald Iannucci, Owner and Applicant, relative to 327 Skiff Street, (Map 33, Lot 157), seeking Permit To Conduct Regulated Activity. Plan Entitled: Proposed Site Plan, Lot 2, 327 Skiff Street, North Haven, CT, Prepared by John Paul Garcia & Assoc., Dated 2/1/06, rev. 1-27-10. Scale 1" = 20'. R-12 Zoning District. Subject to conditions. Postponed to the April 28, 2010 meeting, the application of JMSARM, LLC, Michael Massimino, Applicant, Estate of William J. & Yolanda Halkovetz, Richard J. Parrett, Executor, Owner, relative to 191-209 North Hill Road, (Map 14, Lot 68), seeking Permit To Conduct Regulated Activity and Subdivision Referral. Plan Entitled: Founders Preserve Cluster Subdivision, Prepared For JMSARM, LLC, 191-209 North Hill Road, North Haven, Connecticut, Prepared by Bennett & Smilas Engineering, Inc., Dated February 3, 2010. Scale 1" = 50'. R-40 Zoning District. #I05-21, 190 Montowese Avenue Approved a one (1) year extension contingent on Planning and Zoning approval.


ACURA Intregra ‘99 2DR sport AT, moonroof, spoiler, blk cloth int like new, candy-apple red, 81K miles. Very good cond! Call for price 203-599-8198

LOST- Green Amazon Parrot w/ yellow head from 156 Sherman Avenue, Meriden. Responds to Kelby, speaks English & Spanish. REWARD if returned. Call (203) 630-2426/(203)427-3946

CADILLAC CTS 2005- 29k, blue, sunroof, CD, On-Star, excellent condition. $11,000. MUST SEE! Call Jose (203) 440-0225

CHEVY Impala 2004- 83,000 miles. Power windows, power door locks, dual air control in front, remote start. Fully loaded. Asking $4800 - according to Blue Book Fair/Good condition. Call (860) 621-3951


OLDS Cutlass 1993 Low miles, excellent. $1675. CHRYSLER PT Cruiser 2004 Excellent 41K $5950 TOYOTA Camry 1999 Excellent. $3850. (203) 213-1142

TOYOTA Camry 1999 Clean, AT $3750 Protege ‘03 Super MAZDA Clean, 5spd, $3950 DODGE Caravan ‘00 86K mls, $3,550. (203) 213-1142 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 2000 Automatic, fully loaded. Black w/tan interior. Excellent condition. $2,950. Must see! (203) 631-3968


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BOATS & MOTORS SEA HUNT 20Ft Center Console 2004. 140HP, 4 Stroke Johnson with trailer, In Mint Condition. Great Fishing Boat! Please Call 203-265-0466

PETS & LIVESTOCK BOXERS, Bulldogs, Chihuahuas, Labs, Yorkie-Chu, Cane Corso, Boston Terrier, Dachsunds, Malti-Poo, Yorkie-Poo. $350+. 860-930-4001 GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES Rare German working lines. Dad is large boned, 100+ lbs. AKC. 1st & 2nd shots, wormed & tattooed. Nice take home puppy pack. Ready Now! Serious inquiries. $1000. (860) 655-0889 or


2 Antique Jacobsen Tractors w/attachments $300 each or best offer. Toro Lawn Pony Rototiller $500 or best offer. 5 speed drill press $200/best offer. Tool chest, $150 & Lawn Trailer $300 or best. 203-214-8723



Free Towing! MITSUBISHI 2001 Spyder Convertible, 109,000 miles, 4 cylinder, manual trans, needs new or rebuilt trans, engine runs good, A/C, power windows and door locks, AM/FM CD player, minor door dings and scratches, no rust, interior in good shape, $2800/best. Call 860302-8631

43 VHS Disney tapes. Mint condition $30. Guitar Hero 4 guitars and 5 discs Everything works. PS2. $50 firm. Call 203-626-5419

Junk cars, trucks, motorcycles. Free Pickup. Free Removal. Running or not.

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Sleeps 6-8. $9,500. Please call 203-996-6920

YOUNG PARAKEETS & Love Birds Free to good homes. You must have cage. 203- 294-4789




KING Charles Cavalier Spaniels 3 months old, ACA, 2 males, $850 each. Raised with children. 203-631-9386


CHRYSLER Concorde 2001 sedan. 6-cyl. Auto. Silver Power windows. AM/FM/cassette. Keyless entry. 70155k $4500.00 OBO Call 203-2356902 ask for Bobby

WHITE Bedrm set, includes twin bed, dresser w/mirror, nightstand & desk with hutch. $350 or best. Please call 860-324-3574

MEDICAL Recliner with power lift, blue upholstery, new-seldom used. $600. 203-235-0604


FOUND Piece of jewelry at a local restaurant. Call (203) 238-3598 and describe item.

SOLO seat police replica Never used. $175 Call 203-294-0038


Cheap, used affordable cars and trucks.

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

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TOWN OF NORTH HAVEN INLAND WETLANDS COMMISSION NOTICE OF DECISION Please take notice that the following decisions were rendered by the North Haven Inland Wetlands Commission on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at the Mildred A. Wakeley Community & Recreation Center, 7 Linsley Street, in Room #2 at 7:00 PM.

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.


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

BASEBALL batting tee, $15.00; batting helmet (size medium), $5.00. Both in excellent condition. Call 203-265-3427.

MEN’S golf shoes Size 8M Value $150 Selling for $25. Men & women fur jackets, Value $250 Selling for $35. Please call 203237-9325 after 6 o’clock

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


1950 - 1970 Baseball Card Collection 1950 Beckett Grading Cards. Complete sets. Wax packs. Call (203) 686-0372

SWIMMING POOLS & SPAS HOT TUB 6 person, 35 jets, 3 pumps w/all options, full warr, NEW in wrapper cost $7000 sell $3800 203.988.9915


$ ALWAYS BUYING! $ 1 item to entire estate! Antiques ● Collectibles Costume Jewelry ● Furniture Call or stop by Frank’s, 18 South Orchard St. Wallingford. Mon-Sat. 9-5. 203-284-3786 or 203-379-8731

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


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Cash Paid For All Types of COSTUME JEWELRY Especially Napier 203-464-0477

DEE’S ANTIQUES Buying Collectibles, Jewelry & Silver. China, Glass, Military, Musical. Anything old & unusual. Single item to an 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 JOHN DEERE 855 Tractor w/front load bucket, FWD. Good cond! Reasonable price! Mike 203-265-3110 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 TOP CASH for all Gramma’s Costume Jewelry Stash. Honest & Fair Buyer Please Call Juls for Jewels at 860-965-2316.


Voice Lessons All Ages and Levels Welcome

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

HOUSES FOR RENT SOUTHINGTON. Spacious 3 BR in quiet, private area. Pets allowed. $1100. (860) 628-8224


YALESVILLE On the Green 1BR, 1 bath. All appliances included. W/D, C/Heat & Air. Exercise Facility, Patio & BBQ Area. Pets OK. $1000. Call 203-464-8066

APARTMENTS FOR RENT CHESHIRE: 1 BR Apt in quiet country setting. Near Rte 10. Minutes from I-691. $860. Includes heat & hot water. Sec & ref. No pets. 860-398-5425.

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

HOME SWEET HOMES Offers Meriden - 4 BR, 2 bath, recently renovated. $1150 + sec & utils. 203-938-3789

HOME SWEET HOMES Offers Meriden - Studio, 1 & 2BR apts From $625 + sec. Some w/heat & HW incl. Avail. now! 203-938-3789 MER. FURNISHED apts: Incl Heat, Elec, HW. 1st fl studio, $190/wk+sec. 1BR, 1st fl, $210/wk+sec. 203-630-3823, 128pm MERIDEN - 1 1/2 room apartment for rent. H/H included. Off street parking. Security. Storage. $600 monthly. Call Scott at (203)302-8760. MERIDEN - WALLINGFORD LINE Large, 2BR Luxury condo. Laundry. $850 + utilities. No pets. Call 203-245-9493.



MERIDEN- 1 BR, spacious. Secure bldg. Laundry. No pets. Sec dep. Ample parking. $750/mo. 203-376-1259

MERIDEN 1BR, 3rd flr, new paint, new carpet. $700/mo + lease & sec. Call 203-996-7379 Jack Regan Realty.

MERIDEN- 1BR, East side, near I-91 & Rte 15. $675+utils & Sec. (203) 671-6506

MERIDEN 2 BR, 1st Floor. New bath, Lg. Living Rm, dining rm. Wall to wall carpeting. 2 sun porches. No pets. $975 + utilities. Refs. Call (203) 530-1484

WLFD- Judd Square- 1BR, clean, CA. $700. Call Quality Realty, LLC 203-949-1904 WLFD- Judd Square- 2BR. No pets. $950. Call Quality Realty, LLC 203-949-1904


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MERIDEN- Studio apt $500, 1BR apt $600. 530 East Main St. Call Mike (646) 642-4334

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ROOMMATES SOUTHINGTON Shared House. Quiet neighborhood. $650/mo. Utilities inc. Big yard & pool. Pets welcome. 860-919-6766

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BIG GREEN POWERWASHING SERVICE Residential, Commercial. Quality work done. Gutters cleaned at time of power wash. www.biggreen CT# 619909 203-715-2301

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RN, MDS Coordinator/Infection Control Nurse 40 hrs, Mon - Fri, No Weekends MDS experience preferred

RN (SNF Unit) 32 hrs, 11 p - 7 a, No Weekends


SERVICES OFFERED CARABETTA’S GRADER SERVICE Sweeping Division For All Your Commercial Sweeping Needs. 203-214-6247 or 860-306-9970

A-1 Quality Powerwashing HOT WATER, LOW RATES Call Dennis 203-630-0008

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

WALLINGFORD What a nice home! 3BR 2b Raised Ranch, corner lot. FP and walk-out & FR in LL, garage, nice deck off dining area. Come see, lovely curb appeal & more, many updates $299,000. Kathy 203-272-1234

Miller Memorial Community, Meriden's choice for excellence in senior residential Healthcare services, is seeking compassionate, energetic, qualified R.N.’s for the above positions. MMCI offers very competitive wages & benefits, incl. pension plan & non-contributory health & dental for employee, life, & disability insurances. Drug testing & criminal background check req’d. Applicants must be CT lic’d. If you are willing to go the extra mile for your patients & are truly interested in person-centered care, please apply to:

Personnel Manager Miller Memorial Community, Inc. CONDOMINIUMS FOR SALE

360 Broad St., Meriden, CT 06450 Fax 203.630.3714 or email: EOE

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FIDERIO & SONS Siding, roofing, windows, decks, sunrms, additions. 203-237-0350. CT Reg. #516790 Roofs R Us New/repairs/rubber/siding utters, remodeling. Since 1949 family run. #573358. Call 203-639-8389


Fully licensed/insured. CT Reg.# 577319

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TOP SOIL SAND & FILL BEAUTIFUL FARM FRESH Screened Top Soil. Fill, Sand & Stone, Mulch. Picked up or delivered. No minimum. Cariati Developers, Inc. 860-681-3991

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MERIDEN $169,900 3BR, 1 ½ bath, 1700 sq.ft. Townhouse priced to sell. All new inside. Call Galleria R.E. 203-671-2223

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LAVIGNE’S TREE SERVICE IN BUSINESS 29 YRS. Tree removal. Stump grinding. Crane Service. Free Estimates. Fully insured. 203-294-1775

CNA Montowese Health & Rehab Center is seeking CNA for therapy transport position 8:30 3:30. Apply in person 163 Quinnipiac Ave., North Haven, CT. FAST Growing Insurance Agency seeking highly motivated people person, no exp. necessary, computer skills a must. Part-time w/full-time potential. Email resume to FIRST Connecticut CU (Wallingford) is seeking a parttime Member Service Rep/Teller. Cash handling experience and excellent member service skills are a must. PC knowledge required. E-mail resume to Equal Opportunity Employer

DENTAL RECEPTIONIST - Flexible, Exp’d Team Player. PT/FT, PC Knowledge Req. Dentrix Software and Word a plus. Fax Resumes: 203-272-9886

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST part time future full time Orthopedic and Sports Medicine in Bristol, CT Opportunity for individual patient care and growth with a specialized manual therapist- email resume

Pharmacy Technician Part time MidState Medical Center is a progressive community hospital with an opening for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to work in our "team-oriented" environment. We are committed to creating a workplace that thrives on caring, respect and teamwork. The Pharmacy Technician will assist registered pharmacists in the preparation, dispensing and distribution of sterile and non-sterile medications. Other responsibilities include maintaining records and inventory as well as ensuring medications are ready and available for patient administration. QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Associates Degree in a Pharmacy Technician program is preferred. Minimum of one year of previous hospital pharmacy experience is highly desirable. Good analytical and communication skills required. HOURS: 8 hours every other weekend including interim full time staffing coverage, primarily day coverage, flexibility required. To find out more about MidState Medical Center and to apply on-line, visit our website: affirmative action- equal opportunity employer




CLERK TYPIST 17.5 midday hrs/flexible. MonFri. Answer phones, fax, mail, file. Excellent typing skills. 1-800-833-3688 Meriden Area.

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CARPET CLEANERS MANAGEMENT TRAINEES NEEDED Our Waterbury branch is overloaded with spring fever cleaning customers. We need 10 sharp, hardworking people to train for carpet cleaning and management positions. Must have your own vehicle and excellent work ethic. Full time permanent work. $400-$1500/wk. Call Mon. or Tues. to schedule interview. 203-759-0677



MERIDEN 2 bdrm., 1 1/2 baths in desirable Windingbrook. Garage, finished basement, walk up attic, f/p, deck. This private community offers pool, clubhouse, tennis, basketball, putting green, individual garden plots. $189,900. Call 203506-1583


CAKE DECORATOR To make and decorate ice cream cakes at DQ. Experience required. Serious inquiries only. Apply in person at Dairy Queen, 956 Broad St., Meriden, CT. Ask for owner.

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Assist in the supervision and implementation of the child education requirements. Must specialize in a specific content area such as health, family services, nutrition, disabilities, parent education/ involvement and infant /toddler and/or pre-school. B.S. in Early childhood or special Education + 3 years of exp. in early childhood or related field. Update Physical/TB Test required. $42,494 /yr. 40 hrs/wk. Apply at New Opportunities Inc. 232 North Elm St. Waterbury, CT 06702 or email resume to EOE ELECTRO-MECHANICAL ASSEMBLER Manufacturer of large equipment seeks experienced individual with mechanical aptitude for heavy assembly work. Background in automotive or military heavy vehicles helpful. Located in Wallingford. Excellent benefits. Send resume & hourly rate history to: P.O. Box 566, Durham, CT 06422 or EOE LOST Or Found. The RecordJournal will run your lost or found ad FREE in our Marketplace Section! Call 203238-1953 for details.

Performs responsible specialized work in protecting the quality of the water supply and distribution system for the Town of Wallingford, CT. Requires an Associate’s degree in an environmental science or sanitary engineering, plus 3 years of experience in a water utility. Successful candidates must have a valid Connecticut driver’s license and be in possession or be eligible for a Class I Water Treatment Plant or Distribution System Operator Certification and Certification as a General Backflow Preventer, Tester and Cross-Connection Survey Inspector issued by the State of Connecticut. The Town offers a competitive pay rate of $21.75-$26-43 per hour plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Applications or resumes will be accepted until April 30, 2010 (or the date of receipt of the 50th application) at the following address: Personnel Department, Town of Wallingford, 45 South Main St., Wallingford, CT 06492. Phone: (203) 294-2080 Fax: (203) 294-2084. EOE

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HELP WANTED RECEPTIONISTS for medical office in Southington. Part time positions. Medical office experience preferred. Must be able to multi-task well in a fast paced environment. Call 860378-2811. Affirmative actionequal opportunity employer. ROOFER FOREMAN m/f Construction/Remodeling. 2 yrs Experience. EDPM. Flat roof, shingle. CT license req. Fax Resume: 203-238-3130.

SHIPPING PERSON Must drive forklift. Hours: 8am-4pm. Call 203-272-2622

Tool & Die Maker RESTAURANT in Wallingford, CT seeks First Line Supervisor /Manager of Food Preparation and Serving Workers. Responsibilities to include managing waitstaff and training kitchen staff in Italian specialty foods. Additional responsibilities involve food purchasing and staff scheduling. The pay rate is $21.26/hr. Please send cover letter, resume and references to: Serafino’s Restaurant 72 South Turnpike Rd. Wallingford, CT 06492

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The North Haven Citizen — Friday, April 2, 2010

Full Bar - Happy Hour Every Day 3-6

132 Middletown Avenue, North Haven Tel: 203-239-2666 • Fax: 203-239-0666

10% OFF


DIRECTIONS: Exit 8 off I-91, minutes from Downtown New Haven

Your Total Bill

~ Take Out & Delivery Also Available ~


Offer Expires May 31, 2010



Chinese A Szechuan uthentic Cuisine

Tel.: (203) 407-8811 / 407-1188 Fax: (203) 407-8866 - EAT-IN & TAKE-OUT Party Room Available for 60 People Fast Free Delivery (Min. $15.00)

Restaurant L I S T I N G S

“Best of” Chinese Restaurants

Szechuan Delight June 2006

RESTAURANT 1720 Dixwell Ave., Hamden

HOURS: Mon.-Thurs. 11:00 am-10:00 pm Fri.-Sat. 11:00 am-11:00 pm Sunday 11:30 am-10:00 pm


HOURS: Sunday Noon-10 pm • Mon.-Thurs. 11 am-10 pm • Fri.-Sat. 11 am-11 pm

4-2-2010 North Haven Citizen  

North Haven newspaper for April 2, 2010

4-2-2010 North Haven Citizen  

North Haven newspaper for April 2, 2010