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Newly sworn in police officers Christopher Spose and Clifford Hill, center, stand with Police Chief James X. DiCarlo and Deputy Police Chief Thomas McLaughlin. Last week’s ceremony is the first step in the new officers’ careers, with training at the police academy to begin soon.

Two newly sworn in police officers fulfill childhood dream By Paul Colella Special to the Citizen

The brave men and women of all police departments demonstrate sacrifice and courage, honor and valor by putting their lives on the line for their communities every day while serving and protecting the public. At the recent North Haven Board of Police Commissioners’ meeting, two new officers were sworn in to the department. The two new officers, Clifford Hill, of Wallingford, and Christopher Spose, of North Haven, were sworn in by Joseph D’Errico Sr., chairman of the police commission. Both Hill and Spose have always wanted to be police officers since they were

little boys, and now they are one step closer to fulfilling their life long dream. “We have one of the top departments in the area and we are proud of this department,” D’Errico said. “We had 20 applicants apply and from the 20, we chose the top five, and then from the five we selected the top two to fill the two openings we had in the department. These two young men are the cream of the crop.” D’Errico further explained that the swearing in of the two new police officers is to replace two veteran officers who have recently retired. Hill and Spose are currently spending time training at the police station and will soon attend the police academy for 20 weeks. After

the academy, they will then partake in 10 weeks of field training followed by eight weeks working with an assigned officer before going on their own. “They have gone through rigorous and extensive testing,” said Police Chief James X. DiCarlo. “We received the best out of the group. They have a long journey ahead but we welcome them, support them, and hope we will have them with us for a long time.” Family and friends of both Hill and Spose, as well as members of the police commission, and First Selectman Janet M. McCarty, were present at the swearing See Officers, page 33

Friday, September 25, 2009

Local opinions differ on healthcare reform By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen As America debates healthcare reform across the country, North Haven’s State Representative and State Senator both recently offered their opinions on the matter. State Rep. Stephen Fontana (D – North Haven) spoke to seniors Sept. 16 at the American Legion Post 76 about America’s healthcare system and potential reform. “Obama and other people in Congress are looking at healthcare,” Fontana said. “It’s about fixing what’s broken with the system.” The speech, given before several dozen seniors at their temporary center, was in defense of the proposed reforms. “In the United States, we spend approximately double per person than what other countries pay for healthcare,” Fontana added. “What do they know that we don’t?” Fontana on Medicare

Fontana stressed that he believed that the reforms would not negatively affect Medicare, which provides health insurance coverage to Americans over the age of 65. A majority of the Sept. 16 audience said that they were enrolled in Medicare. “Nothing that Congress or Obama are talking about would cut Medicare benefits, interfere with your ability to see a doctor, or increase your out-of-pocket costs,” Fontana said. “Healthcare reform is intended to lower the costs for seniors.” “The reforms do not concern how Medicare operates,” Fontana added. “No plans talk about charging seniors more.” The state representative said that under the current healthcare system, Medicare is heading for trouble. “The current healthcare system undermines Medicare’s long-term stabili-

See Healthcare, page 38

The North Haven Citizen needs your help! We are asking our readers to submit their questions for the town’s First Selectman candidates, which will be answered in a Q&A format every other week. The third segment will be in next week’s paper. E-mail your questions to news@thenorthhavencitizen.com.

Inside Calendar ....................13 Faith ...........................10 Letters ........................15 Marketplace ..............46 Obituaries ...................11 Opinion.......................14 Seniors..................22-23 Sports.........................29

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The North Haven Citizen — Friday, September 25, 2009

Community Briefs

Sewer usage bills

Voter Session

Pursuant to Section 9-35 of the General Statutes of Con-

Enforcement campaign at Peter’s Rock The police department will commence a strict enforcement campaign at the Peter’s Rock Park for the detection of illegal motorized vehicles. Recently riders have caused major damage to the park’s trails and have endangered hikers in the park. Chief DiCarlo has met with representatives of the Peter’s Rock Association and is committed to eliminating this illegal activity. Violators will be issued infractions for trespassing and their vehicles will be impounded. Parents of minors operating in the park will be subject to motor vehicle infractions. Anyone observing this illegal activity is requested to

contact the police department.

Breast cancer walk The employees of the Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., plant at 441 Sackett Point Road are sponsoring a tag sale on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 8 a.m., to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Walk for the Cure. This is an annual event for the plant. A team of walkers are sponsored to walk in the Komen three-day, 60-mile walk. They are looking for donations of saleable goods from the community. Items can be dropped at the plant or arrangements can be made for pick up by calling DeeAnn at (203) 2872732.

Walk-a-dog-athon The Animal Haven is looking for walkers to participate in the Animal Haven’s Annual Walk-A-Dog-A-Thon on Saturday, Sept. 26, on the North Haven Town Green. To be a walker, please obtain a flier at The Animal Haven, 89 Mill Road, North Haven, CT or call to have one mailed at (203) 488-3859. The entry fee is $15 per walker. You may also sign up the morning of the event at 9:15 a.m. The annual Walk-A-DogA-Thon starts at 10 a.m. People and canines join forces to raise needy revenue to run the shelter for homeless cats and dogs. Walkers get a Tshirt and a gift for their dog. You don’t need a dog to walk and support The Animal Haven.

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

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Thursday, Oct. 1 Board of Selectman’s meeting, North Haven Public Library, 17 Elm St., 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5 Planning and Zoning Commission, Mildred A. Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 Community Services Commission, Mildred A. Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 Board of Education, Mildred A. Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14

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The Town of North Haven Water Pollution Control Authority has announced that bills for sewer usage will be mailed to all property owners whose homes or businesses are connected to the sanitary system. The charge will be $240 for a single dwelling and $480 for a twofamily dwelling. The charge for industrial/commercial properties will be $3.85/1,000 gallons. The charge, which covers usage from July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2009, is mandated by the United States Environmental Protection Administration for municipalities receiving grants from the Federal Government. The rate established by the WPCA is based upon actual expenses from the prior fiscal year. An aging Water Pollution Control Facility, originally built in 1966 and refurbished in 1991, has realized significant increased costs in repairs and replacement of treatment units at the multi-million dollar facility. The WPCA this year has had to repair the sludge digesters at a cost of approximately $500,000. Additionally, electrical costs and the cost of purchasing nitrogen credits as part of the statemandated program administered by the Department of Environmental Protection have increased. For further information, please contact the Department of Public Works at (203) 239-5321, ext. 750.

necticut, the Registrars of Voters of the Town of North Haven will conduct a session on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the North Haven Memorial Town Hall, 18 Church St. The session will be held to complete a preliminary voter registry list of all electors who will be entitled to vote at the election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009. The preliminary list will be composed of an active and inactive voter registry list. Pursuant to Section 9-37 of the General Statutes of Connecticut, the Registrars of Voters of the Town of North Haven will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, to revise and correct the preliminary registry list for the election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009.

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Friday, September 25, 2009 — The North Haven Citizen

Finance board members ask attorney general about approval of budget transfers By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

tion on this matter not only for the town of North Haven, but for all towns in Connecticut that have a Selectman form of government.” Board chairman Dean Volain said that the board would wait for Blumenthal’s response and act accordingly. Doheny and Monico’s letter also inquires clarification for specific proper transfer procedures. Additionally, the letter asks if the Board of Finance has the authority to transfer money out of the contingency fund, or whether such transfers also require town meeting approval. Tax collection rate Doheny passed out documents to defend his belief that the Board of Finance set the estimated 2009-10 fiscal year tax collection rate too high. The estimated tax collection rate is currently 98 percent – Doheny has argued in the past for several tenths lower. The 98 percent is based partly on statistics from the past fiscal year, in which the town collected $65,846,966 in levy, which represents 98.07 percent of the adjusted grand levy of $67,191,298. However, Doheny has argued that the actual tax collection rate should be de-

duced by dividing the actual levy into the original budgeted grand levy, the number that was initially used in forming the budget. Using Doheny’s math for the 200809 fiscal year tax collection rate, $65,846,966 divided into $67,535,350 – the number Doheny gives as the original budgeted grand levy – comes out to 97.6 percent. Doheny also used his math to plot his interpretation of the actual collection rates from the last 10 fiscal years, which came out to 97.6 percent in 2009, 98.08 percent in 2008, 97.99 percent in 2007, 98.28 percent in 2006, 97.5 percent in 2005, 98.18 percent in 2004, 97.38 percent in 2003, 97.18 percent in 2002, 96.44 percent in 2001, and 96.57 percent in 2000. The 10-year average of Doheny’s figures is 97.52 percent. Board vice-chairman Michael Hallahan pointed out that Doheny’s 10-year average may have been skewed by the 2000 and 2001 fiscal year percentages. “Your average annual col-

lection rate is affected by a couple low early years,” Hallahan said. “That brings down the average number. The trend over the last four years is higher. The 98 percent figure we’re shooting for is more in line with what’s happened over the last four years, instead of what’s happened over the last 10 years.” “Our target was set apparently based on the most up to date collection rates,” Hallahan added. Doheny responded that the actual collection rates from the last four years could have been unusually buoyed by the escalation of home values, a trend which has reversed in the last year. Doheny added that the 2000 and 2001 percentages also may represent the 200910 figure more accurately than the 2006-09 percentages. “The 2001 percentage was at the tail end of the last recession,” Doheny said, alluding to the currently similar

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Last week’s Board of Finance meeting revisited concerns from previous board meetings, including end-ofthe-fiscal-year transfers, the tax collection rate, and refunded legal fees. Budget transfers Board members Tim Doheny and Richard Monico announced that they had sent a letter to Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal regarding endof-the-fiscal-year budget transfers. Performed annually by the board in August, the transfers shift money within the recently completed fiscal year’s budget from under expended line items to over expended items. Thus, the transfers bring all the line items into balance. Doheny and Monico, along with several citizens, questioned in the previous board meeting whether North Haven’s Board of Finance had sole authority to approve the transfers, since the town follows a Selectman form of government with town meeting as legislature. In the letter to Blumenthal, which was given to other board members, Doheny and Monico ask whether a

town meeting should be held to approve the transfers. “At the crux of the issue is the interpretation of [Connecticut General Stature] 7347,” the two board members write. CGS 7-347, which governs town Boards of Finance, states, “The board may transfer unexpended balances from one appropriation to another, but no amount appropriated for any purpose, whether general or special, shall be used or appropriated for any other purpose unless the same is recommended by the board.” The question of interpretation lies in the phrase, “unless the same is recommended by the board.” As North Haven’s town meeting serves as legislature, the Board of Finance answers to town meeting. Therefore, some residents believe, the Board of Finance cannot appropriate an amount for any purpose unless the same is recommended by town meeting. The budget transfers were approved at the Aug. 19 Board of Finance meeting, without a town meeting hearing. “Given that our confusion arises from state statute,” the two board members write, “we hope that your office can provide clear direc-

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The North Haven Citizen — Friday, September 25, 2009

Landcraft Fife and Drum Corps one step closer to energy conservation By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

The Landcraft Fife and Drum Corps has been approved by the state to accept corporate donations for energy conservation upgrades to the corps’ North Haven headquarters, through the Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act. The NAA allows any corporation that bestows donations to non-profits like Landcraft for energy conservation efforts to write off most of the donations on both the corporation’s federal and state taxes, said Landcraft president John McGuire. Therefore, any corporation that makes donations to Landcraft through

the NAA would actually come out ahead. Despite the overt opportunity to profit, Landcraft members said that they expect difficulties in attracting organizations to make donations, due to the complexity of regrouping donations through the NAA and the economic recession. “It’s always a problem to find corporations to donate money,” said CPA and Landcraft treasurer Dan O’Mara, “they don’t understand it’s a win-win for them.” Landcraft member Bill Maling pointed out that in the current recession, corporations which have taken financial hits may not owe enough on their taxes for it to be worth making a donation

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said. Maling, who is heading Landcraft’s donation search, said that the corps began solicitations in August. Maling added that corporations have a short window to alert the state of their donation intentions, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 1. “We have contacted some larger corporations in North Haven,” Maling said, “and several other area corporations who have participated in the NAA program in prior years.” Maling said that the state publishes records of corporations that made NAA donations and how much they bestowed. Maling added that no North Haven corporations have participated in NAA in recent years. Another factor impeding Maling’s hunt for donations is that only taxable ‘C’ corporations are eligible for NAA

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Friday, September 25, 2009 — The North Haven Citizen

Gov. Rell announces grant money for public safety, public works in town Dozens of Connecticut communities – from one of the largest cities to its smallest towns – will share in nearly $840,000 in federal stimulus funds to support local crime prevention and public safety, Gov. M. Jodi Rell announced last week. “Critical public safety needs are as varied as the towns themselves and so it is important that these crime prevention grants are not a ‘one size fits all’ program,” the governor said. “All across the state our communities have been putting these stimulus grants to work, whether it means buying a new cruiser or radios or paying for training and overtime.” “The one common and important benefit is that these stimulus funds allow our communities to extend their hard-pressed budgets without adding to the local taxpayer’s burden,” the governor said. North Haven will be receiving $30,000 for public safety enhancements. The funds will be used to pur-

chase an additional cruiser for the police department fleet. This added vehicle will be used exclusively by the department’s traffic division to increase traffic enforcement within the town and ultimately increase highway and pedestrian safety. The 36 municipalities are the latest recipients of the Justice Assistance Grants, made available though the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). To date, 79 cities and towns have received $2.1 million in stimulus crime prevention grants and all 169 municipalities are eligible. The state Office of Policy and Management is administering the program and expects to have all grants awarded by Oct. 1. For more information on these law enforcement grants and the ARRA in Connecticut, visit the state’s official Web site at: www.ct.gov and click on the CT Recovery link.

Gov. M. Jodi Rell recently announced that North Haven will receive a $250,000 grant for the expansion and renovation of its public works facility. The funding was expected to gain approval when the state Bond Commission met Sept. 25. The funding will help the town build an addition to its existing municipal garage, as well as a more efficient salt shed building at the municipal garage site. The grant will also help with the removal of an existing old and unused rusty metal vehicle storage building from the site that has long outlived its usefulness. The governor said the grant will save the town monthly rental fees for storing municipal trucks privately off-site and improve the safety and efficiency of the public works operations. “This is an investment in North Haven’s infrastructure that will pay big dividends over the long-term,” Rell said. “The town garage has been dealing with space issues for quite some time, and

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The North Haven Citizen — Friday, September 25, 2009

Eagle Scout project brings the joys of gardening to senior housing complex By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

Citizen photos by Kyle Swartz

Above, Bradley Koval attends the Oak View Housing reception held to thank him and North Haven Boy Scout Troop 811. At right, Oak View residents are enjoying their new gardens.

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Koval helped raise a portion of the costs – Oak View funded the rest. Koval had to calculate the cost of the necessary materials, and decide how much wood, soil, and other supplies would be needed to complete the project. The Boy Scout also organized and led all the volunteers who would help piece together the gardens. Koval had to calculate how many volunteers were necessary and what and how much he needed from each. “It’s not just an Eagle Scout who does it,” said Troop 811 scout master Paul Haaf of an Eagle Scout project. “An Eagle plans it and gets help to do it. An Eagle Scout project is not just to help the community, but also to build a scout’s skills in organization to prepare him for the professional world.” Finally, on a wet June day, Koval’s Eagle Scout project became a reality.

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Boy Scout Continued from page 6 “He did a great job,” Haaf said. “The project is the culmination of all his scouting. The amount of hours that go into becoming an Eagle Scout is mind-boggling.” “It took one weekend to build,” Koval said of his project, “but a lot of hours to plan.” Oak Views residents and staff were extremely thankful for all of Koval and his volunteers’ hard work, which resulted in their new garden. “It’s beautiful,” said Oak View resident Maureen Williams, who helped to plant tomatoes, basil, cucumber, and parsley. “It gives us something to look forward to every year.” “He did an excellent job,” said Oak View resident Barbara Wysopal, who also

planted tomatoes. “It was great.” “I really enjoyed planting all summer,” Gillen said. “They did a spectacular job,” Lawson said. “It looks so professional.” Once all the applicable paperwork is filed, Koval will have reached the highest rank attainable in the Boy

Scouts of America and one of the most venerated awards in the country. In the meantime, his dedication allowed the elderly residents of Oak View to enjoy farm fresh vegetables and flowers.

Troop 811 helped to construct the raised gardens. Plants grow in the gardens behind them, while in the forefront, a garden recovers from blight. Fresh cuccumbers grow onefoot in size off of the vine in the new Oak View garden. Citizen photos by Kyle Swartz

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Help is available, and close by, for those dealing with drug addiction By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

The prescription drug problem persists among North Haven’s young adults, and will do so until something is done to help addicts and to educate those unaware of opioid addiction’s power. On Sept. 18, Eileen Frawley, 19, of Pool Road, and Michael Jacko, 22, of North Hill Road, were arrested and charged with, among other drug charges, the illegal manufacturing and sale of prescription medication, according to police. The arrest came after a police search of a Pool Road home. The young pair was also caught with $5,000 in cash. While it is currently unknown if Frawley and Jacko were addicts themselves, the trend among young prescription pill abusers is that they will eventually begin selling medication to furnish their own growing addictions. Removing Frawley and Jacko from the community

will certainly halt one source of illegally used medication. However, the sad truth is that there are other young prescription pill abusers in North Haven who are reaching the point of their addiction where they must sell pills to keep up with their growing habit. These addicts are ready to step in and replace the two arrested young adults. The problem is not entirely the addicts-turned-drugdealers – it is also the drug and the addiction. While many continue to believe that the answer to prescription pill abuse is criminal punishment, others are attempting to also approach the problem before it ends with jail time. Harbor Health Services, a private, non-profit corporation which provides behavioral healthcare to adults in North Haven and on the Connecticut shoreline, held a seminar earlier this month at the Blackstone Library in Branford on how to help someone struggling with addiction. The seminar’s cen-

tral speaker, Kevin Haushulz, is the lead telephone recovery support coordinator for Hartford’s Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery office, as well as a recovering heroine and alcohol addict. Haushulz stressed that the age for prescription pill experimentation is getting lower. “The age of first use is much lower now,” Haushulz said. “I’ve seen as low as eight to nine years old, though more realistically, it’s 11 to 12. When you walk into a detox now, a lot of people are pretty young.” Prescription pills are easily acquired - unlike marijuana and alcohol, youths can typically obtain pills in their own home with little hindrance. “A lot of kids start out just raiding their parents’ medicine cabinet,” Haushulz said. Commonly abused prescription pills are typically opioids such as Oxycodone. Opioids are significantly more addictive when com-

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pared with the other ubiquitous suburban “recreational” drugs like marijuana and alcohol. These powerful addictive qualities, when mixed with the facts that prescription pills are expensive and their effects lessen with elongated abuse, will lead to more powerful narcotics “The trend in Connecticut and America is to start with prescription pills and progress to heroine,” Haushulz said. “Heroine is cheaper.” Heroine, Haushulz said, is often purchased by middle class youths in cities such as New Haven, and then transported back to the suburbs. “A lot of people argue that the majority of people buying heroine in Hartford don’t live there,” he said. While there is obviously no single solution for the prescription pill epidemic, Haushulz believes that one strategy is to understand addiction and heal the addict. “We need to try to give people a better understanding of what addiction really is,” said Haushulz, who has been sober for three years. “The biggest misconception is that addiction is a choice. People do not actually make a choice to become an addict. Of course, somebody makes

that first choice to ingest a drug.” Young adults will invariably experience drugs and some will experiment. An even smaller number will then become addicts. “What causes addiction,” Haushulz asked rhetorically. “An addict’s grandfather or father could be an alcoholic. Or an addict could be brought up in an abusive household. Their parents and siblings could have used.” “If you look in anybody’s family,” Haushulz added, “you will probably find somebody who drinks a little too much.” It has been proven that addiction is often hereditary. “For a lot of people, once they take that drug for the first time, they have that addiction gene lying in wait,” Haushulz said. “And then it comes to the surface. It was like that for me with heroine. As soon as I had done heroine, I loved it. It just put me at such a sense of well being and peace. I didn’t care what happened.” “People use drugs because they work,” Haushulz added. “They let you forget about your problems for an hour or two. They’re such a relief.”

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economic climate. The 2009-10 budgeted collection rate has already been set. Doheny said his figures were for future consideration. “This is not for action,” he said. “Just for information.” “For me, I want to adjust this and check all the numbers,” Volain said of Doheny’s figures. Refunded legal fees In the previous board meeting, it was pointed out that the town’s legal bills from the Marcus Law Firm of North Branford were curiously high. Marcus billed at $300 an hour, when most other firms billed around $150 per hour. When contacted, Shelley Marcus of the Marcus Law Firm said that the bills were a mistake, and that the town should have only been charged $195 per hour, as per special agreement between the town and the firm. On Sept. 16, board member and First Selectman Janet McCarty said that the town would be receiving a rebate check from the Marcus Law Firm in the amount of $3,844.25. The rebate represents firm overcharges from 15 bills, dating from March to June 2009. Additionally, McCarty said that the town would not pay six standing invoices from the Marcus Law Firm until the rebate is received. The six invoices also contain the incorrect per-hour rate, and will be paid using the corrected rate. McCarty was confident that the town would catch similar mistakes in the future. “We’ve now instituted a checks-and-balances system to make sure it doesn’t happen again,” she said.

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Prayer for the bereaved

A Day of Prayer for the bereaved will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Caritas Christi Center, 295 Benham St., Hamden. The program includes lunch and a paraliturgical prayer service. Sr. Mauryeen O’Brien will be the facilitator.

Family picnic at Northford Congregational Church

The Northford Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, will hold a community family picnic and celebration on the church grounds on Saturday, Sept. 26, to welcome its new pastor in conjunction with an open house at the Little Red School House across the street from the church. The church had donated the land on which the schoolhouse stands.

The entire family is welcome to attend the bringyour-own picnic, which will begin at 1 p.m. Grills will be available for you to cook your hot dogs and hamburgers, and beverages and dessert will be provided. Bring whatever food you would like for your family. Bring a blanket and chairs for listening to music. Enjoy the lawn games for kids and adults, and enjoy a campfire for roasting marshmallows. Join us at the picnic to meet the new pastor and to view the church’s Noah’s Ark mural. The Little Red School House open house will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a docent from the Totoket Historical Society giving tours and explaining the various artifacts in the schoolhouse. The church is located on the Old Post Road at the corner of Route 22 and Route 17 in Northford. Join us for Sunday worship at 10 a.m. each week. If you need directions or have any questions about the pic-

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nic, please contact Diane at (203) 457-1660, or the church at (203) 484-0795 or e-mail ncchurch@snet.net. For additional information about the open house, call (203) 4840246.

Heroes Day Join us at Hope Christian Church, 211 Montowese Ave., Sunday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. for an inspirational service honoring the men and women who selflessly serve our nation. This year’s theme is “Honoring the Willing Unknowns.” Guest speaker will be First Sergeant Shannon Brasher USMC (ret.) He is a three-time wounded combat veteran who has served in both the Vietnam and the Gulf wars. Shannon is a nationally known motivational and leadership speaker and the President and CEO of Sparrow Hawk. A lunch, donated by the church, will be served. Please R.S.V.P. office@hopeag.com or call (203) 2347328.

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Congregation Mishkan Israel is offering several adult education classes this fall that are open to members of the community. Rabbi Herbert Brockman will be teaching Introduction to Judaism class. The class lasts 12 weeks and is held on Sunday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. Introduction to Hebrew classes also are being offered. This beginner course can be taken alone or in concert with Rabbi Brockman’s Introduction to Judaism class. It meets Sunday mornings 11 a.m. to noon. Both classes will begin on Sunday, Sept. 27. Registration is required. For more information and to register, call the synagogue office at (203) 288-3877. Congregation Mishkan Israel is located at 785 Ridge Road in Hamden.

gins at 12:30 p.m. Congregants offer vocal and instrumental performances, the reading of original poems, comic observations on everyday life, short pieces on family love and life, and a short meditation exercise. The popular family services begin at 2 p.m. In addition, there are traditional afternoon services beginning at 3 p.m. and memorial and concluding Services beginning at 4:45 p.m. The holiday ends with havdallah, Kiddush and motzi. Congregation Mishkan Israel is a progressive Reform congregation, dedicated to creating a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere to all, regardless of religious upbringing or family structure. Members come from Hamden, Woodbridge, Cheshire, New Haven, North Haven, the shoreline and beyond. For more information, call the synagogue office at (203) 288-3877.

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The Congregation Mishkan Israel holds family services on Yom Kippur that are free and open to the community. The Yom Kippur service will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28. No tickets are required. Congregation Mishkan Israel is a progressive Reform congregation, dedicated to creating a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere to all, regardless of religious upbringing or family structure. Members come from Hamden, Woodbridge, Cheshire, New Haven, North Haven, the shoreline and beyond. For more information, call the synagogue office at (203) 288-3877. Congregation Mishkan Israel is located at 785 Ridge Road in Hamden.

Unaffiliated interfaith families interested in exploring Judaism are invited to enjoy Dinner under the Stars in the Sukkah and Family Services at Congregation Mishkan Israel on Friday, October 2, beginning at 6 p.m. The evening is part of Stepping Stones, a free program for those with children ages three to eight. This nationally-based program offers hands-on, fun, interactive classes for children, and parallel discussions for adults with rabbis and educators from the different branches of Judaism. The group meets approximately twice a month on Sunday afternoons, with occasional holiday get-togethers. The program is funded by a grant from the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven and sponsored by Congregation Mishkan Israel. To enroll and find out more information about dates and locations, contact Rabbi Alison Adler at (203) 288-3877. Congregation Mishkan Israel is located at 785 Ridge Road in Hamden.

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Friday, September 25, 2009 — The North Haven Citizen

Obituaries

Irene Goldie Krivit

Irene Goldie Krivit, 78, of Hallandale Beach, Fla., formerly of North Haven, died surrounded by her family. She was born June 21, 1931, in New Orleans. She was the daughter of the late Lily and Lizzard Katz. She grew up in New Orleans until she met her husband of 55 years, Alan Krivit. She lived in the New Haven area until moving to Hallandale, Fla., in 1997. Irene obtained her RN diploma from Bridgeport Hospital in 1985. She enjoyed caring for the elderly and worked for Hospice. She was very active with her synagogue. She was past president of the Sisterhood of her congregation. She was a member of the classes of Chaya Aydel Seminary. She was energetic, warm, and always made others feel welcome into her life. She is survived by her husband, five children, David Krivit, of Cape Coral, Fla., Tammy Barry, of Hanover, N.H., Leah Krivit, of Crown Heights, N.J., Joel Krivit, of Hamden, Darren Krivit, of

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Shirley Perry

Marie Massa Zaniewski, 86, formerly of North Haven, died Sept. 14, 2009, at the Peregrines Landing at the Shoreline, Clinton. Marie was born in New Haven, May 31, 1923, a daughter of the late Salvatore and Dorothy Anastasia Massa. She is survived by sons, Mark Zaniewski, of Easton, and Paul Zaniewski, of Old Saybrook; a grandchild, Alex Zaniewski; and a sister, Estelle Cattaruzza, of North

Shirley I. Winch Perry, 89, formerly of Pool Road, North Haven, died Sept. 15, 2009, at the Regency House, Wallingford. She was the wife of the late Richard J. Perry. Mrs. Perry was born in New Haven, Aug. 3, 1920, a daughter of the late Walter and Madeline Allen Perry. She was a former member of the North Haven Senior Center.

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Haven. A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 22, at St. Barnabas Church. Interment was in St. Lawrence Cemetery. The North Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Annette VanDermaelen Annette Schettino VanDermaelen, 92, of Laura Lane, North Haven, died Sept. 17, 2009, at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was the wife of the late George C. VanDermaelen. Annette was born in New Haven, Nov. 13, 1916, a daughter of the late Antonio and Terese Vece Schettino and had worked as a cashier for the former First National Stores. She is survived by her children, Georgianne Hahn, Lu-

cille VanDermaelen and Richard (Joan) VanDermaelen, all of Hamden; a grandson, Matthew VanDermaelen; brothers and sisters, Lucy (Raymond) Kaminski, of West Hartford, Domenic Schettino, of North Haven, Carmen Schettino, of Titusville, Fla.; and several nieces, nephew, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters, Ralph Schettino, Ann Durso, Fred, Sam, Joseph and William Schettino. A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 21 at St. Barnabas Church. Interment was in All Saints Cemetery. The North Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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Fifties Dance — The Fifties Dance will be held Friday, Sept. 25, at the Hamden Elks Lodge, 175 School St., Hamden. The cost is $15 per person. For more information, contact the Lodge at (203) 248-2224, or Bert and Cathie Martus at (203) 4300854.

Celtic Rock — Celtic Rock ’09 takes place on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Irish American Community Center, 9 Venice Place, East Haven. The event offers an eclectic assortment of Irish music from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. The concert is a benefit for New Haven Gaelic Football and Hurling Club’s youth players ages six to 16. There will be kids’ activities on offer, and children under 16 will be admitted free of charge. Tickets for Celtic Rock ’09 are $30 at the gate, $25 in advance and $20 for students and military. For tickets, information and directions go to www.celticrock09.com or contact Bill Hylton at (203) 494-5092, or Chris Doyle at (203) 537-8729. Autumn Festival — Natureworks, 518 Forest Road (Route 22), in Northford, will celebrate its annual Autumn Joy Festival with free gardening workshops on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information, call (203) 484-2748 or go to the Natureworks Web site www.naturework.com.

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Saturday

Walk-A-Dog-A-Thon — The Animal Haven’s Walk-ADog-A-Thon will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, at Pierpont Park, North Haven Town Green. The walk benefits homeless cats and dogs cared for at The Animal Haven. If interested in participating, call Joan at (203) 281-4401, or e-mail TheAnimalHaven@yahoo.com.

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Heroes Day — Hope Christian Church, 211 Montowese Ave., will celebrate Heroes Day on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. with an inspirational service honoring the men and women who selflessly serve our nation. A lunch, donated by the church, will be served. Please R.S.V.P. office@hopeag.com or call (203) 2347328. Accordion concert — Alexander Poelev, a Russian accordion virtuoso, will perform on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m., at Cugino’s Restaurant, Route 10, Cheshire. For information and to make reservations for the buffet/concert choice, call Marilyn at (203) 272-1202.

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Federal Employees — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 257, will meet Monday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m. at the North Haven Congregational Church, 28 Church St. The speaker will be Dr. Leigh White, naturopathic M.D. All federal employees and retirees are welcome.

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Retirement dinner — There will be a retirement

dinner for two long serving educators in North Haven, Robert Sansone and John Guido. The dinner will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Country House, 990 Foxon Road, East Haven. To help celebrate, contact Mary Quinn-Devine at the North Haven Middle School at (203) 239-1683, or by e-mail at QuinnDevine.Mary@northhaven.k12.ct.us for additional information. Hamden Woman’s Club — The Hamden Woman’s Club will meet Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Miller Memorial Library, Senior Center. Liz DeAngelis, aerobics instructor, will be this month’s guest. New members are invited. For information, call Pat Giulietti at (203) 407-0877, or Annette LaVelle at (203) 281-0009.

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which includes round trip transportation and driver gratuity. Call Bernie at (203) 248-4306 for details and reservations. Car show — The Hospital of Saint Raphael is presenting its first “Cruising Against Cancer” car show to benefit the Father Michael J. McGivney Center for Cancer Care. The show will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10, (rain date is Sunday, Oct. 11), from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Honeywell, 12 Clintonville Road, Northford. Entrance for the general public is $5. Children under 12 attend for free. The show-car entrance fee is $10.

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North Haven Garden Club — The North Haven Garden Club will have a Bonsai demonstration on Thursday, Oct 8, at 7 p.m. at North Haven First Congregational Church, 28 Church St. This meeting is open to the public.

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Comedy Night — Comedy Night will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Hamden Elks Lodge, 175 School St., Hamden. The cost of $25 includes a dinner and show, with cash bar. Tickets are sold in advance only. Humor is adult level. For more information, contact Eric Wagner at (203) 248-5190. Blue Horizons Club — The Blue Horizons Club will host a one day Christmas shopping trip to the Meadowlands Flea Market at the Giants’ Stadium, Rutherford, N.J., on Saturday, Oct. 10. The cost is $37 per person

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Liesel L. Gould, M.D., together with Michelle C. Caserta, M.D., and Linda A. Jacobson, CPNP, APRN, opened Complete Pediatrics, a small three-clinician pediatric office, on June 1, with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony with Selectman Janet McCarty. Their decision to open the smaller practice evolved after providing a decade or more of pediatric care in their former large practices. Complete Pediatrics is located at 451 State St. The practice is affiliated with the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital as well as the Hospital of Saint Raphael. If you would like more information on Complete Pediatrics, or to schedule an appointment, please call the office at (203) 248-8888. Pictured, from left, Janet McCarty, Linda A. Jacobson, CPNP, APRN, Liesel L. Gould, M.D., and Michelle C. Caserta, M.D.


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Peter J. Criscuolo, chairman of the North Haven Democratic Town Committee, welcomed an enthusiastic crowd of candidates, committee members, and friends at the opening of their new headquarters at 140 Washington Ave. in North Haven. The celebration began with a regular town committee meeting with reports from the many sectors of govern-

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There are times when, as a newspaper editor, you just feel really good about a particular issue. This week, I think, is one of those times for me. Each week we strive to bring our readers the stories that are important to them, whether they bring necessary information, feature fascinating people, shed light or awareness on an issue, or just simply entertain. This week’s issue does just that, and reflects the issues and people that are markedly North Haven. The North Haven Citizen congratulates Christopher Spose and Clifford Hill, the two men recently sworn in as new North Haven police officers. In our front page story, Spose and Hill talk about their life-long dreams of becoming officers, and their desire to help people. It is inspiring to see people making strides to achieve their dreams, and we offer our best wishes as they make their way to the police academy. Our second front page story about healthcare brings the national headlines a bit closer to home. Steve Fontana and Len Fasano offer their respective opinions on how the country should move forward with healthcare reform. While they both agree that reform is necessary, they disagree on how it should happen. In our poll question this week we put the question to our readers: “Do you believe healthcare reform is necessary?” Vote in the poll, and leave your comments on our Web site.

Political Scene ment, followed by the distribution of flyers and lawn signs. The theme for incumbent First Selectman Janet McCarty’s campaign, along with her running mate Selectman Steve Fontana, was announced as “responsible, steady leadership for a better North Haven.”

Republican headquarters The North Haven Republican headquarters office is

now officially open, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. It is located at 444A Washington Ave. in the rear of the building. The phone numbers are: (203) 239-2084 and (203) 2392085. Please feel free to call for “Mike Freda for First Selectman” lawn signs, voter registration forms, absentee ballots, or with your questions for Mike and the Republican ticket. Mike is running with Tim Doheny for second selectman, Stacey Yarbrough for town clerk/tax collector, Laurie-

Jean Hannon for treasurer and an entire team of qualified and experienced candidates. Also, for more campaign information about Mike Freda, please visit, www.mikefreda.com.

Look for the third installment of the Selectman Candidate Q&A next week. E-mail your questions to news@thenorthhavencitizen.com.

Perhaps the most inspiring story this week is about Boy Scout Bradley Koval. For his Eagle Scout project Koval spearheaded the construction of raised garden beds at Oak View senior housing, an addition that has brought joy to the seniors living there. We congratulate Bradley on a job well done! Those Boys Scouts who seek out the highest achievement in the organization, and the Girl Scouts who do the same with the Gold Award, have always fascinated me. These young people display a level of commitment and work ethic that, let’s face it, most adults don’t even have. Add to that the fact that these projects focus on providing something for others, and these kids are single-handedly helping to better their communities. We are lucky to have them. As we all know, not all news is good news. It is a sad reality that North Haven is not immune to the tragic effects of drug addiction. The Citizen has continued its series with an article about how addicts and their families can find help. The story focuses on an interview with Kevin Haushulz, a recovering addict who has been clean for three years and currently works as the lead telephone recovery support coordinator for Hartford’s Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery. Community involvement is essential in creating a wellrounded newspaper. We are encouraged to see that our readers are participating in great number in our Letters to the Editor section. Election season tends to increase the amount of letters we get, and I would like to commend those who civilly contribute to the public discourse about important town issues. I also continue to encourage readers to submit their questions for our Selectman Candidate Q&A. There are only a couple segments left – to be published on Oct. 16 and 30 – so let us know what questions you have for North Haven’s first selectman candidates. E-mail us at news@thenor thhavencitizen.com. Enjoy the fall weather! —Pamela Morello


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Letters to the Editor

Republican candidates rebuke letter

Resident expects civility, respect from town hall

To the editor: Recently, many North Haven voters received a letter signed by Janet McCarty seeking campaign donations. While she clearly has every right to ask for said donations, we take strong offense as to the language she employs, particularly her categorizing the Republican candidates as corrupt. This is personally offensive, completely irresponsible and a total falsehood. After all that we’ve been through as a community, we will not tolerate such unsubstantiated charges to be used as political fodder. The 2009 Republican endorsed candidates for office in the Town of North Haven are qualified and experienced professionals who simply wish to further serve their hometown. In many cases, our candidates are seeking office for the first time and should be encouraged to present a new approach and a new vision as to town government. If Janet McCarty and her campaign manager, Bill Gambardella, choose the path of personal attacks, it can only be seen as a smokescreen to distort the fact that we are leading a new team that will move North Haven forward. As candidates, we intend to conduct a campaign that focuses on the performance of the current administration and most importantly, the issues that are most critical to North Haven voters. The voters of North Haven will make the ultimate choice on Nov. 3, 2009. It is our responsibility to give them the information they need to make a wise and informed decision. Mike Freda, Republican First Selectman candidate Tim Doheny, Republican Selectman candidate J. Stacey Yarbrough, Republican Town Clerk/Tax Collector candidate Laurie-Jean Hannon, Republican Town Treasurer candidate

To the editor: As a resident of North Haven for 84 years, and as a lifelong taxpayer here, I believe I have the right to expect civility from elected officials and employees of this town. Their salaries are paid with my tax money. In a recent incident of incivility, I called Town Hall to inquire as to the upcoming selectman debates. I spoke with Ms. McCarty’s assistant. She asked for my name and phone number, which I gave for her to call me back with the information. When she returned the call, she asked if I was “Millie” (I am known through town as the former Republican town chairperson). When I said that was me, she asked very sarcastically, “Why don’t you call Mike Freda?” I never hide my political affiliation. I’m proud of the 40 years of service I gave to my town. I feel justified in resenting being treated with a sarcastic attitude. If those leading our town, and those working for them, want the respect of the people, it’s time they showed a little respect. Mildred Stankiewicz North Haven

McCarty deserves a second term To the editor: I am a longtime resident of North Haven and I love the town. I am a retired teacher. I taught for 33 years. I am going to vote for Janet McCarty this November. This is why. There are obvious reasons, such as no tax increase. My taxes actually went down. Honest budgeting, senior tax relief, no cuts in services, and the savings she has brought about by being an advocate for all the people of North Haven are other strong reasons why I feel that voting for her would be a good decision. But more specifically, First Selectman McCarty really seems to care. She was a founding member of the Education Foundation, active in PTA, and at one point

funded the televising of the Board of Education meetings. Let’s face it, Janet puts North Haven first in all that she does. First Selectman McCarty also increased the library hours. I always encouraged my students to read and learn. Some students needed the quiet of the library, while others loved the resources and knowledge it provided. Over the years, I tried to set the example to my students that, “Well done is better than well said.” First Selectman McCarty has aced that test in her first term. Let’s elect her for a second term to continue the good. Catherine Deppen North Haven

Vote for Freda’s leadership To the editor: I have lived in North Haven for many years. It used to be a quiet place where we received the best services and had the best school system in the area. Since Ms. McCarty came onto the scene a few years ago, there has been a change, but not a good one. Both parties used to have their differences, but were civil to each other and were able to work it out. Ms. McCarty and her party have brought the “politics of personal destruction” to town. People they don’t agree with are targeted and investigated so they will no longer be a threat. This behavior is not acceptable to me. I expect the two parties to work out their differences based on the issues and the facts. I don’t enjoy reading these constant newspaper articles which degrade the town. I expect any administration to be able to work with others honestly and without threats of retaliation. This is why I am voting for Mike Freda. He is genuine and not interested in proving anything to anyone but himself. He is confident enough to make strong decisions, but will also admit when he doesn’t have all the answers. What we need is leadership, not excuses. Elinor C. Pedalino North Haven

Voting for McCarty’s forward thinking To the editor: I am writing in support of the re-election of Janet McCarty. In the past one and a half years, Janet has accomplished many things for North Haven. For example, she encouraged her department heads to apply for grants to benefit the town. Recently, the town received approval from the State Department of Economic and Community Development to construct a new, 4,800 square foot garage to provide additional storage space for large vehicles. This will give the Department of Public Works the space to store “treated salt” which is better for the environment. By using treated salt, the town can reduce the amount of sand and waste that flows into catch basins. The project is being funded by the Small Town Economic Assistance Program Grant, so that the town’s share of the estimated $400,000 project is only $50,000. It is forward thinking like this which explains why Janet McCarty has my support for re-election. Leroy C. Gould North Haven

McCarty brings stability to town To the editor: We are all not the sum of our best and worst moments. You have heard me use this phrase before, because it is so true, that it’s worth mentioning over and over again. Janet McCarty is in fact, honest, hardworking, and sincere in doing what she feels is right for this town and its people. Innuendos, distortions, nitpicking, are a fact of life with political strategy. Please don’t fall victim to these tactics, and make your judgment on how you, and your family have been affected by this current administration’s efforts. Look intelligently and honestly at where you are, and from what you came See Letters, page 40

Election letters policy In order to allow the largest number of citizens to express their opinions on the upcoming elections, we have a special election season letter policy. The deadline for election letters is the same, Tuesday by noon, and will be strictly adhered to. Election letters will be limited to 250 words. For the last week before elections (deadline Oct. 29) only positive letters of support will be accepted. Of course, only signed letters with phone numbers (so we can verify authorship) will be accepted. All other letter rules apply (see box below).

Letters policy Readers of The North Haven Citizen are invited to share their ideas and opinions by sending in Letters to the Editor. To facilitate the publication of your contributions, several guidelines should be followed. We require that all letters be signed, and include a daytime telephone number (numbers won’t be published, it is just for verification purposes). The writer will be called to confirm authorship. No anonymous letters will be printed. Contributions by any individual or group will not be published more frequently than twice a month. Every effort will be made to print all letters received. However, the selection and date of publication will be at the discretion of the editor. Finally, the opinions expressed by our letter writers are not necessarily those of this newspaper. Deadline for letter submissions is Tuesday by noon for Friday’s publication. E-mail your letters to news@northhavencitizen.com.


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The North Haven Citizen Friday, September 25, 2009

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The North Haven Citizen Friday, September 25, 2009

Senior Calendar

Monday, Sept. 28 Line dance, 9 a.m. Exercise, 10 a.m. Universal Drive, 10:15 a.m. Canasta, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Oil painting, 12:30 p.m. Bocce, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 1 p.m. Non Red Hats, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29 Ceramics, 9 a.m. Beginner chair yoga, 10 a.m. Hairdresser/nails, 10:30 a.m. Mona Mia jewelry, 11 a.m. Lunch, noon Crafts/Mah Jongg, 1 p.m. Songsters, 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30 Line dance, 9 a.m. Exercise, 10 a.m. Errands, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon

Bridge, 12:15 p.m. Knitting, 12:30 p.m. Bocce, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1 Ceramics, 9 a.m. Tai Chi, 10:15 a.m. Pinochle, 10:30 a.m. Clinic, 11 a.m. Lunch, noon Crafts, 1 p.m. Intermediate Yoga, 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2 Footlighters, 10 a.m. Exercise, 10 a.m. Scrabble, 10:30 a.m. Grocery shopping, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, noon Bridge, 12:15 p.m. Bingo, 1 p.m. Bocce, 12:30 p.m.

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Senior Happenings Day trips Toast to the Armed Forces and Veterans — Tuesday, Nov. 10 42nd Street, Westchester Broadway Theatre — Thursday, Nov. 19 Mistletoed and Mohegan Sun trip — Wednesday, Dec. 2 The Purple Red Hatters will hold a non board meeting on Monday, Sept. 28, at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 20 Church St. Jewelry show There will be a jewelry display hosted by Mona Mia on Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Most jewelry costs $10 or less. Test your brain skills On Tuesday, Oct. 6, 20, 27, and Nov. 3, there will be op-

portunities to test your skills and learn about yourself with Quinnipiac students for half-hour sessions, given 10:15 to 10:45 a.m., or 11 to 11:30 a.m. Call the center to register. Trip to Lyman Orchards A trip to Lyman Orchards is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8, at 10:30 a.m. The trip will include a lunch in their café area. Bus will leave the American Legion by 10:15 a.m. Call to make reservations. Food critics on the road North Haven senior food critics will visit Grand Apizza on Thursday, Oct. 15, and Wendy’s on Thursday, Oct. 29. Call the center to make

reservations. Purple Red Hatters The Purple Red Hatters will have a trip to Gouveia Vineyards, Wallingford, on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 5 p.m. Please R.S.V.P. to Viola Plant at (203) 239-6550. Seasonal flu shot clinic The North Haven Senior Center and VNA Services, Inc., are sponsoring a seasonal flu shot clinic for ages 18 and over, on Friday, Oct. 16, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., at the American Legion, 20 Church St. This clinic is open to the public. No appointments are required. Bring insurance cards. Cost for flu vaccine is $38. Please wear a short sleeved shirt or blouse.

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The North Haven Ski Club will be accepting bulk ticket purchase orders and membership for our 2009-10 season on Wednesdays, Sept. 30, and Oct. 7, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at North Haven Park and Recreation Department, 7 Linsley St. This is your opportunity to purchase preseason discounted lift tickets from a variety of New England ski resorts at a great discounted price with no black out dates. The deadline is Sunday, Oct. 11. This is the only time of year you can make this purchase. The North Haven Ski Club will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the K of C Hall, 22 Church St. There will be a ski area representative, ski tickets, and refreshments. The North Haven Ski Club offers Sunday bus trips to a variety of places throughout New England at very affordable prices from January through March. The bus leaves from the Stop & Shop parking lot in North Haven, at 6 a.m. with a quick stop in Cromwell (Exit 21) to pick up our shoreline and northern Connecticut members. Membership is $15 for students, $30 for single, and $45 for family. This year the club is offering a trip to Powder Mountain and Snow Basin, Utah, through the Connecticut Ski Council on Jan. 30 to Feb. 6, 2010. For more information on this trip, contact Judy Bernay at (203) 239-1759. We also have an Adult ski racing team. All are welcome to join the team. Races are held on Monday evenings, in season, at Mt. Southington. The North Haven Ski Club is a member of the Connecticut Ski Council, which offers reduced ski lift tickets to popular mountains in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Members may use their membership cards to purchase lift tickets at the mountain on any Connecticut Ski Council Awareness days at a great discounted price. Come join our club and look over the 2009-10 Council Days list. For more info on CSC visit www.skiclub.com. Contact Annette Murphy at (203) 234-1985 or dapdmurph@aol.com for more information.


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Indians lose game opener to Branford By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

The North Haven football team dropped its opening game to Branford Hornets 19-3, as the squad suffered multiple missed opportunities. The game was played before a packed crowd at Branford’s football field. North Haven won the coin toss and elected to kick off, as to receive the ball in the second half. The Indians began auspiciously and their defense forced a quick three-and-out from the Hornets. Branford quarterback and captain Andrew Luzzi was very nearly picked off on the first play of the game - his pass bounced off the outstretched hands of North Haven defensive back Chris Burr. North Haven’s Kendrick Amaker took the resulting punt across midfield to Branford’s 47-yard line. Unfortunately, things turned sour from there. The Indians’ first offensive snap of the regular season was sent sailing over the head of quarterback Stephen Cusano. North Haven players scrambled to recover the ball for a loss of 13 yards. After short runs by Amaker and captain Ryan Criscio, North Haven punted. Branford began the drive on their 18-yard line. After a few Branford runs for a first down, North Haven’s Edward Glenn rumbled through the offensive line and dropped Luzzi for a loss of four yards. One play later, Burr lobbed a long pass toward a Hornet receiver. North Haven’s Nate Alleyne leapt into the air, extended his body, and snatched the ball from its arc for the interception. With possession on their 40-yard line, North Haven once again went no where. The Indians punted, and Branford began their drive on their 20-yard line. Branford’s Luzzi and Harrison Goodkind proceeded to find success running on North

Haven, methodically carrying the ball to the Indians’ 15yard line. After North Haven’s Mark Zurlis tackled a Branford runner in the backfield for a loss, Luzzi found Taylor Sullivan in the back of the end zone for a touchdown. The extra point made it 7-0. North Haven answered back as the game proceeded to the second quarter. Criscio took the kickoff 37 yards to Branford’s 45-yard line. Joe Schwab came in to replace Cusano in quarterback, and began to combine with Amaker to poke holes in the home-team’s defense. Schwab and Amaker alternated successful runs before the quarterback completed a 14-yard pass to Amaker, taking the team to Branford’s 18yard line. The home team held strong in the red zone. Branford’s Kyle Naimo brought down Criscio in the back field for a loss of two yards. Branford’s Sean Doherty then sacked Schwab for a loss of seven yards. On thirdand-19, Amaker, who also shined on defense as a cornerback, took the handoff and motored down the left yard line for 13 yards. Facing fourth-and-6 on Branford’s 14-yard line, North Haven attempted a field goal. Kicker Rob Carbone just barely snuck a fading shot over the top of the uprights’ horizontal bar to make the score 7-3. North Haven kicked off and Branford returned to their 38-yard line. Following a pass for 16 yards from Luzzi, the home-team quarterback found tight end Kunimel Lomotey in traffic at midfield. Lomotey shook off several tacklers and tore down the right yard line. Pursuing North Haven defenders pushed the Hornet out of bounds at their team’s four-yard line, but only after he gained 52 yards. On the next play, Luzzi kept the ball and attempted to turn the corner. Amaker raced to the quarterback and delivered a perfect hard hit, sending both of them careening out of bounds. Unfortu-

nately, Amaker rolled over in the momentum and further tossed Luzzi into the ground as the two continued off the field. The move was ruled unnecessary roughness, and Branford was awarded firstand-goal from North Haven’s three-yard line. On the next play, Luzzi again kept the ball and ricocheted up the middle for the touchdown. On the extra point attempt, Amaker made up for his penalty and sprinted around the corner to block the kick and keep the score 13-3. North Haven returned the kickoff to their 41-yard line. After several short runs, a Branford penalty, and an Indians’ first down, Schwab threw a long pass toward Amaker. Branford’s Kyle Nolan got between the quarterback and wide receiver and tipped the ball upward with his outstretched hands. The football came back down in Nolan’s arms for an interception, and Branford took over on their 19-yard line. The Indians’ defense stymied the Hornets after the interception, forcing a three-and-out, with North Haven lineman and captain Jon Proto sacking Luzzi on third down. Branford avoided a calamity on the resulting punt, as their punter skillfully recovered a horrendous snap which skidded along the turf. The visitors allowed the resulting punt to drop, and found themselves on their 31yard line with just 29 seconds left in the first half. After a Branford offsides netted five yards, Amaker ran seven yards for the first down. The Indians attempted some trickery on the next play. The ball was handed off to Amaker, who stopped and lobbed a throw toward tight end Edward Glenn, who was streaking wide open downfield. Unfortunately, the ball was thrown too far beyond Glenn, and it clanked to the field incomplete. Schwab then lofted a ball skyward and toward Amaker, who leapt up and over his See Football, page 31

Citizen photos by Kevin Pataky

Above, senior kicker Rob Carbone connects for a three-point field goal. Below, sophomore quarterback Joe Schwab prepares for a pass.


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Above, Emadi Okwuosa intercepted a pass for a touchdown. Top right, Anthony Miscio gains yardage. Bottom right, Johntavious Jones rushes for one of his four touchdowns.

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The eighth grade team (12) got their first win of the season with a 29-13 win over Old Saybrook. North Haven scored on their first three possessions, a five-yard run by Ethan Suraci, and a pair of back-to-back long touchdown runs by Suraci and Christian Black. Ben Pethick and Freddy Sanchez ran the ball effectively all game, with Sanchez scoring the final North Haven touchdown. Stephan Butler added the point after touchdown (PAT) run. Old Saybrook was having no luck running the ball against the North Haven defense, led by Eddie Carafeno and Mike Halloran. Alex Puzone and Louie Caveliere both had interceptions. The sixth grade Indians pushed their record to 3-0 with a win against Tri-Town 28-6 on Sunday. North Haven’s offense was led by the hard running of Anthony Miscio and Chris Gaiser up the middle, and Patrick McKenna on the outside. Gabe Claudio provided solid interior offensive line play, while Michael Sgambato provided key outside blocking. The Indians scored

quickly, with Nick Ponzio returning the opening kick off for a touchdown. North Haven will be away next week at Branford at 3 p.m. to play the Hornets. The seventh grade Indians built up an 18-0 first half lead and then held off Branford’s second half flurry to preserve a 24-14 win and improve their record to 4-0. Johntavious Jones rushed for all four touchdowns for North Haven, who will be away at Tri-Town next week. The fifth grade team (4-0) remained undefeated by defeating a previously unbeaten North Branford team 20-0. North Haven scored on it’s first play from scrimmage. Tommy Dodge took the ball around the right end for a 55yard touchdown run. The extra point pass to Bowen Brennan from Dodge was good. Dodge once again found the end zone on a 30-yard touchdown run. The extra point pass to Carson Tebbetts made it 14-0. Dodge added the final North Haven score on an 18-yard run to seal the victory. Preston Young had his second interception of the year. The defense also caused

three fumbles. Max Curcio, Kyle Melillo, Jack Steinman, and Paul Murray anchored a stingy North Haven defense. Tommy Myjak made several key blocks on offense. North Haven will host Cheshire A next week at Vanacore field. North Haven fourth graders (3-1) fell to Madison A 6-0 on Sunday in a defensive battle. North Haven had a couple of scoring opportunities in the first and fourth quarters, but came up short. Zack Orth gave North Haven their best chance with a 20yard run to set the team up with first-and-10 at the Madison 20-yard line. Madison held on four plays to turn the ball over on downs. North Haven drove the field with 6:00 left in the fourth quarter but fell just short. Defensively, Zack Orth, Gabe Martinez, and Mark Montano led the team with tackles. The Apache Line of Mike Briscoe, Jake Porto, Jake LaFond, Jack Clapp, and Kalid Saidi held tough against The Madison team. North Haven will host Amity in a huge conference game on Sunday. —Submitted by Ed Tantorski


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over his own feet. The ball bounced off of Kraus’ helmet as he got to his feet and attempted to rejoin the play. Undeterred, Criscio and Schwab turned in back-toback runs to capture the first down. Again within opportunity’s reach at the Branford 24-yard line, North Haven was sent backward with a one-yard loss on a run, and then again by a five-yard illegal substitution penalty. Amaker regained four yards with an end-around, but on third-and-11, the ball was again hiked over the quarterback’s head for a lengthy loss. North Haven recovered and punted. A personal foul call killed Branford’s resulting drive and North Haven took the punt to their 46-yard line. On first down, Schwab scrambled ahead for seven yards and looked like he would get a huge gain, but the quarterback ran directly into the referee. After Amaker gained 15 yards on a run, North Haven was stopped and forced to punt. The game was now beginning to get deep into the third quarter. North Haven’s defense forced a three-andout. The Indians took the Branford punt to their 41yard line. Down by two scores with five minutes left, the visitor’s needed quick points, or the game was most likely lost. Schwab attempted a pass to Amaker, but the ball sailed off the receiver’s fingers. On second down, Schwab kept the ball and gained four yards. On third-and-six with 4:20 left in the game, Schwab attempted a pass, but the throw was broken up by Branford’s Sullivan. North Haven curiously opted to punt on fourth down, with four minutes in the game and down by two scores. By the time the visitors got the ball back with 22 seconds left, Branford’s Luzzi and Goodkind had led Branford to another touchdown. The extra point was missed after being pushed back by an excessive celebration penalty. Starting at North Haven’s 39-yard line and down 19-3, Schwab scrambled for 22 yards. With only several seconds left, Schwab kept again but fumbled the ball as time ran out.

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Youth get first exposure to soccer at clinic U12 game ends in 2-2 tie

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Above, North Haven Soccer Club U-12 competition player Joao Avila advanced the ball against Guilford. The game ended in a 2-2 tie.

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North Haven Soccer Club director Steve Blumenthal teaches the young players of the U-6 clinic basic soccer skills. The clinic is the kids’ first exposure to the game of soccer. The fall session of the clinic has 120 four and five year olds participating. This is Blumenthal’s 15th year instructing the clinic. Visit us on the Web: www.northhavencitizen.com

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in ceremony. All in attendance were proud of the two young men and offered their support and congratulations. State Rep. Steve Fontana and Selectman Michael Freda, who were not able to attend due to prior commitments, sent their congratulations and best wishes to Hill and Spose and their families. “I always wanted to become a police officer and earn a living while serving and helping other people,” Hill said. “I have great respect and admiration for all police officers, and since I was a child, I dreamed of becoming one of them.” Hill was born and raised in Wallingford. He graduated from Lyman Hall High School and then went to UConn where he received a bachelor’s degree in psychology. He enjoys working out at the gym, spending time with family and friends, and helping out in his community.

His proud parents are Dennis and Lorelei Hill, and he has a brother Dennis. “Clifford is very proud and pleased to choose a career in which he can help people,” Lorelei said. “My son is at his best when he’s lending a helping hand to someone in need. All of our family, including Clifford’s aunts and uncle present this evening, is proud of him.” Like Hill, Christopher Spose had always wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement since childhood. When he was growing up, he lived on a street where three law enforcement officers lived – one North Haven policeman and two state troopers. “Every time a police car or cruiser would drive by our house, Christopher would look out the window and get excited,” recalled Alan Spose, Christopher’s father. “He would tell his mother and me that one day he wanted to become a police officer and drive a police car. My son has respect for the men and women in blue, and he wants to serve his community.”

Spose was born and raised in North Haven. He graduated from North Haven High School and then attended UConn where he majored in business technology. His proud parents are Alan and Donna Spose, and he has a brother Eric and a sister Ashley. Like Hill, Spose spends time with his family and friends, exercises, and helps out in the community by coaching hockey. “My brother has wanted to be a police officer since he was a kid,” Eric said. “His favorite television show is ‘Cops.’ I am very proud of him because he has worked very hard to fulfill his dream.” “I am fortunate and honored to have this opportunity to serve and give back to a community that has been good to me,” Spose said. “I look forward to attending the academy and learning all I can that will benefit me in becoming a good police officer. I have become friends with Clifford and look forward to working with him.” These young men are embarking on a challenging and

At left, Donna, Christopher and Alan Spose.

Below, Lorelei, Clifford and Dennis Hill.

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rewarding journey that will lead to an honorable and respected profession, while transforming a childhood dream into reality. Their tireless efforts and commitment to serving and protecting the North Haven community alongside their fellow officers is commended and appreciated by all those who know them, and by those who they will come to know.

“I’m very excited for these young men and I know they will work very hard,” said First Selectman Janet M. McCarty. “Our police officers do a great job keeping us safe.”

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Police Blotter Arrests

July 1 Paul Rizzo, 20, of 7 Stonehedge Drive, North Haven, breach of peace, at 10:41 p.m. July 3 Jacob Demorest, 19, of 15 Hemingway Road, North Haven, operation while under the influence, drug paraphernalia, at 3:49 a.m. Janet Mason, 53, of 29 Charnes Drive, East Haven, operation while under the influence, failure to drive in proper lane, at 10:05 a.m. Khamphat Phetchampa, 31, of 40 Donna Drive, Apt. C2, New Haven, failure to appear 2nd, violation of proba-

tion, at 11 a.m. July 4 Antonio Chiaia, 74, of 9 Cricket Court, North Haven, unlawful discharge of FMS, reckless endangerment 2nd, at 10:19 a.m. July 5 Philip D. Cooper, 18, of 57 Half Mile Road, North Haven, use and possession of drug paraphernalia, at 2:43 a.m. July 7 Cindy Balletto, 54, of 217 Spring Road, North Haven, larceny 5, at 11:14 a.m. July 8 Tyrell D. King, 18, of 1738 Quinnipiac Ave., New Haven, burglary 3, larceny 6,

conspiracy, at 7:35 p.m. Cortney Heard, 18, of 173 Butler St., New Haven, larceny 6, conspiracy, at 7:35 p.m. July 9 George Gaffey, 54, of 974 Essex Road, Westbrook, breach of peace, at 6:42 p.m. Christine Ehalt, 42, of 1298 Hartford Turnpike, apt. 2A, North Haven, fugitive from justice, at 7:45 p.m. July 11 Andrew Woznyk, 37, of 790 Savin Ave., West Haven, no insurance, at 9:25 a.m. July 12 Stephen J. Dumark, 25, of 115 French Ave., East Haven, evading responsibility, operation while under the influ-

ence, failure to drive in proper lane, at 7:40 a.m. Phillip Mauro, 25, of 60 Maple St., Apt. 37, Branford, evading responsibility, failure to drive in proper lane, following too close, at 9:44 a.m. July 14 Anthony Widdows, 27, of 20 Moulthrop St., North Haven, disorderly conduct, at 12:42 a.m. Louisa Widdows, 47, of 20 Moulthrop St., North Haven, disorderly conduct, at 1 a.m. Janet Perrelli, 56, of 98 Hall Ave., Apt. 80, Meriden, larceny 2, credit card theft, illegal use of credit card, identity theft third degree, crimi-

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nal impersonation, at 7 a.m. Shaneil H. Forte, 28, of 96 Oakridge Road, Apt. 1L, New Haven, operation unregistered motor vehicle, misuse of plate, no insurance, interfering with an officer, at 10:35 a.m. Shaneil H. Forte, 28, of 96 Oakridge Road, Apt. 1L, New Haven, violation of probation, at 11:05, 11:15 a.m., 11:25 a.m., 11:40 a.m. July 15 Dale E. Jones, 29, of 193 Summit St., New Haven, failure to appear 2nd, at 5:29 p.m. July 16 Jessica Bandy, 20, of 100 State St., Apt. 77, North Haven, disorderly conduct, at 12:20 a.m. Jeffrey Babb, 22, of 100 State St., Apt. 77, North Haven, disorderly conduct, at 12:20 a.m. Armand Piscopo, 28, of 61 Tennyson Ave., North Haven, harassment 2nd, violation of protective order, at 2 p.m. July 19 Christopher T. Smith, 50, of 66 Middle Road, Hamden, operation while under the influence, failure to obey control signal, at 1 p.m. July 19 Daniel A. Sandella, 26, of 19 Katie Lane, North Haven, operation while under the influence, at 6:09 a.m. Dan M. David, 42, of 6 Centerbrook Road, North Haven, breach of peace, at 1:28 p.m. July 20 Frederick A. Damiani, 68, of 17 Norway Road, North Haven, disorderly conduct, at 4:49 p.m. Calvin Landy, 20, of 99 First Ave., New Haven, burglary 3, larceny 3, at 6 p.m. Patrick H. Charpentier, 23, of 26 Fortune Drive, North Haven, violation of probation, at 6:30 p.m. July 21 Jonathan Stewart, 20, of 3 Potter Road, North Haven, disorderly conduct, 3:59 p.m. Alberto Ortiz, 19, of 3 Potter Road, North Haven, disorderly conduct, at 3:59 p.m. July 22 Beth Schwartz, 30, of 52 Forest Hills Road, West Haven, operation while under the influence, failure to drive right, at 3:24 a.m. Darryl Paul Petersen, 45, of 500 Pool Road, North Haven, violation of protective order, at 7:30 p.m.


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School News Graduates Smith College Amelia Wise, daughter of Sharon Wise, of North Haven, and Albert Wise, of Hamden, received a bachelor’s degree from Smith College, Northhampton, Mass., on May 17. Amelia is a 2005 graduate of North Haven High School. She majored in Study of Women and Gender.

Dean’s list American International College Erika Preston, of North Haven, was named to the spring 2009 dean’s list at American International College. She is a junior nursing major. Connecticut College Rachael Hurwitz, of North Haven, was named to the spring 2009 dean’s list at Connecticut College in New London. Roger Williams University Abby Brulotte, Michael Freda, Victoria Page, and George Schork, all of North Haven, were named to the spring 2009 dean’s list at Roger Williams University, Bristol, R.I. University of New Haven David Gambardella, Jeffrey Lazzara, Michael Monico, and Cassandra, all of North Haven, were named to the spring 2009 dean’s list at the University of New Haven, in West Haven. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Erin E. Casey, of North Haven, a sophomore architecture major in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, was named to the spring 2009 dean’s list at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Jason K. Gamsby has been accepted into Quinnipiac University School of Law, class of 2012, for the fall semester 2009. Jason currently is employed by the Stratton Faxon Law Firm in New Haven. He joined the firm in 2003 as a litigation paralegal. Currently, he serves as the firm’s intake manager and is the primary liaison for new clients. Jason graduated from North Haven High School in 1999 and obtained a bachelors of science in psychology and an associates degree in legal administration from Sacred Heart University, located in Fairfield, in 2003. Jason also obtained a master’s degree in forensic science from the University of New Haven in 2008. Jason is the son of Kenneth Jr. and Geraldine Gamsby and the grandson of Marie Gargano, all of North Haven, Jason currently resides in East Haven with his fiancee, Lisa Stokes.

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Addicts could also suffer from pre-existing psychological conditions, such as bipolar disease or depression, which help push them into addiction. “Is it nature or nurture?” Haushulz said. “Studies have proved both.” “For rich kids, it’s probably an environmental thing,” Haushulz continued. “They’re hanging out with people who are using drugs.” “Affluent communities are more affected by prescription pill addiction because the kids there have the money to afford it,” Haushulz said. “Here in Hartford, kids don’t have the money to afford it. They don’t have the disposable money to afford it.” Unfortunately, the parents of these privileged youths re-

main naïve and in denial about the existence of illicit drugs in their children’s lives. “There is still a lot of hidden stigma,” Haushulz said. “There’s this portrayal of addiction as a physical weakness rather than a biological disease.” This stigma is allowing the drug problem to spread. Adults do not stop and help the recovery of young addicts in their own homes and neighborhoods. “We need to get the message out to the people who are consistently in denial,” Haushulz said. “The stigma will always be there, but it has come a long way. With more and more publicity, people will continue to come out of the closet as being in recovery for drug or alcohol dependency.” For addict recovery, Haushulz is a proponent of interventions to begin the

salvation. He said that an intervention does not necessarily have to be as extreme as demonstrated on television. “For most people, friends and family members come to them, sit down, and talk about their concerns,” Haushulz said. An intervention should also be about opening up and showing support, and should not be a series of attacks, according to Haushulz. “Set boundaries, but let them know that you love and care for them,” he said. “Let them know that their behavior as a result of using is the problem. Listen to them and what they’re saying. They may spew out a lot of nonsense, but listen to them.” “Try to sit down with that person when they are sober, if possible,” Haushulz added. Haushulz, a recovered addict, said that an interven-

tion is just one step toward overcoming addiction. “Recovery happens in stages,” he said. “You have to discover for yourself that you have a problem.” Of course, Haushulz understands that the addict is not the only family member who needs support during drug abuse. “Addiction affects the whole family,” he said. “They need support as well.” For such support, Haushulz recommended attending Nar-Anon and AlAnon, meetings held specifically for the family and friends of addicts. “The meetings are for how to deal with a loved one who is addicted,” he said. “You will have people with shared experiences.” The meetings can be of a service as preparation. “Definitely go to a Nar-Anon or Al-Anon meeting before an intervention,” Haushulz

added. The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery is one of the largest community recovery organizations in the country, Haushulz said, with four centers in the state. The CCAR is one of the many pathways to recovery for addicts like Haushulz, who had to go through several relapses and failed treatments before overcoming his disease in 2006. “Being an addict is not a choice that anybody makes,” Haushulz said. “And there is always the possibility of recovery. There are tons of resources available for people who need help, whether they are an addict or the loved one of an addict.” Haushulz welcomed people to contact him or the CCAR for any questions. To contact Haushulz, call (860) 218-9531.

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ty,” Fontana said. “There is a trust fund for Medicare – you pay into it while you’re working. It’s going to run out in eight years.” Fontana said that the proposed reforms would help elongate Medicare. “The Washington reforms would stabilize Medicare,” he said. “They would be increasing the Medicare trust fund and allow it to continue to operate. Reforms would push the fund out at least another five years.” Also of paramount concern to senior healthcare, Fontana said that Obama’s reforms would alleviate the infamous “donut hole” in Medicare’s Part D. The hole is a gap in Medicare’s prescription drug coverage, forcing many of the elderly to purchase their own medications. “The current administration has worked out an arrangement with the prescription drug companies that would reduce the costs of prescription drugs by 50 percent,” Fontana said. “It will save hundreds of thousands in prescription drug costs.” Fontana added that the proposed reforms would allow the government to have a say in prescription drug costs. “We need to give the government the power to ne-

gotiate with the prescription drug companies for the best prices available,” he said. Fontana handed out AARP literature that was in favor of Obama’s healthcare reforms. Fontana on healthcare problems Fontana said that there were many factors that currently inflated the cost of American healthcare, such as several abuses related to insurance companies, including Medicare. He said that approximately 45 million Americans are currently without health insurance. “It is very expensive to treat them,” Fontana said. “They wait until they get sick, and then they go to the emergency room where they cannot be refused.” The 45 million uninsured are not only younger individuals, Fontana said, but also older Americans who have lost their employment or health insurance. “If you’re above 55, but under 65, it’s very hard to find health insurance until Medicare starts,” Fontana said. Fontana said that Medicare sometimes reimburses hospitals more money if patients are sent to specialists, as opposed to primary care physicians. Therefore, Fontana said, hospitals abuse the system by unnecessarily shipping patients to specialists when primary care would suffice. “For you, reforms will

make sure that the doctor is not sending you to all these specialists, delaying care and running up the bills,” Fontana said to the seniors. Additionally, because hospitals will sometimes receive a single reimbursement for treating two different ailments in one visit, but will receive two reimbursements if they schedule individual visits for the two ailments, Fontana said that there is abuse in re-admitting patients. “The insurance companies provide doctors with incentives to discharge patients more quickly and then re-admit them,” Fontana said. “When doctors receive these payments, it is not in your best interest. This is waste, abuse, and fraud. This is not right.” Fontana added that private insurance companies, including Medicare Advantage plans, are escalating healthcare costs with their competition and billions of dollars in government subsidies. Fontana suggested phasing down the subsidies, taxing the health insurance plans of people who are still working, and charging private insurance plans a fee. Fontana said that part of reeling back the private companies, lowering healthcare costs, and increasing the insured would be the creation of a reasonably priced public option. “You could buy it yourself, and it would be more afford-

able,” he said of the option. “Insurance companies could compete with the price and the quality of this universal standard.” “A lot of people in Washington are in favor of the public option,” Fontana added. “Not surprisingly, the private insurance companies don’t like the public option.” The state representative said that the public option would be a minimum, and that insurance companies would be welcome to offer more for higher prices. Fontana allowed time for questions from his audience. One issue that was brought up was whether illegal immigrants would receive coverage under Obama’s reforms. “I took a look at the bills out of the [U.S.] House earlier this year,” Fontana said. “It explicitly says that that if you want to get health benefits, you must show proof of citizenship.” However, Fontana added, emergency rooms will continue to accept patients indiscriminately. “If you present yourself at an emergency room for care, then they must give you care,” he said. “This will continue to be the case whether you are a legal person or an illegal person.” Several seniors complained that their Medicare status was scaring away secondary insurance plans. The seniors added that some sec-

ondary insurance plans had claimed that they were unable to cover those enrolled in Medicare. Fontana said that any talk of secondary plans avoiding Medicare was a lie. “Ask them to show you it in writing,” he said. “Say that you need it in writing.” Fontana added that there is currently an overwhelming amount of information on healthcare being presented to the American public, and that everybody should be cautious. “There are bits and pieces of information out there and it can be hard to collect them all into one place,” he said. “Remember – all ads on TV are being paid for by somebody.” Fontana said that the proposed healthcare reforms would cost approximately $100 billion, just four percent of the $2.5 trillion that the U.S. spends on healthcare costs per year. “Overall, what we’re talking about is fixing what’s broken,” Fontana said. “Every year, it gets a little worse.” Sen. Len Fasano on healthcare reform When reached, State Sen. Len Fasano (R – North Haven) agreed with his Hartford colleague that reform was necessary for America’s healthcare, but differed in strategy. “Do we need healthcare

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reform - of course we do,” Fasano said. “Do we need to make sure that everybody has insurance - you bet. But the method and manner to achieve that is not just one solution – it’s multiple solutions. I don’t think we’ve exhausted all the solutions before simply throwing money at it.” Fasano’s healthcare reform opinions focused on targeted solutions, rather than a universal approach. Fasano said that he believed the uninsured population is mainly represented by younger Americans, ages 19 to 25. “We can deal with that population,” Fasano said, alluding to his preference for an answer that would more accurately focus on the problem population, rather than creating a blanketed solution. “We need malpractice reform in various ways,” the senator said. “It’s raising healthcare costs.”

“My father is a doctor,” Fasano added. “He’s a family physician. I know the constraints put on him by the insurance companies which cause higher costs.” For example, Fasano said that every insurance company has their own coding system for paperwork, which proves extremely cumbersome. “Doctors have to hire people just to do this coding,” Fasano said. “The insurance companies are driving up our costs.” Fasano suggested a universal coding system to alleviate this problem. For another personal example, Fasano echoed Fontana in that insurance companies will not reimburse doctors for two different types of ailments treated at the same visit. “Say you come into the doctor to have your heart rate checked and your blood pressure checked,” he said. “The doctor does both, but then notices a growth on your body. So the doctor removes the growth. But because it’s just one visit, the

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insurance company will say that he didn’t need to check your heart rate and your blood pressure, and will just pay the doctor for the growth. It happened to my dad two weeks ago.” “The insurance companies can be bullies at times,” Fasano added. Fasano argued that a universal approach and more government programs would not be the best means to solve specific problems. “It’s just more bureaucracy,” he said, “more government takeover.” Fasano was wary that it would be impossible for private insurance companies to coexist with a governmentoffered public option. “I do not believe that a government competition system makes any sense at all,” he said. “There’s no way that private companies can compete with a government healthcare plan.” Privately owned businesses would incur a higher costof-business than such a government subsidized healthcare plan, which could affect

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from. In this period of vogue, when governors, mayors, selectmen, from many of our surrounding cities and town are being investigated and prosecuted for violating the trust of their constituents, (and we have had our share) Janet has brought respect, and stability back to North Haven. You know how the saying goes, “One in the hand, etc.” The hand we have chosen is a proven winning hand, and I for one am not willing to gamble it away for innuendos, distortions, and political promises of fixing what is not broken. Frank Contento Sr. North Haven

McCarty successful in first term

To the editor: It has been almost two years now since Janet Mc-

Carty took office. She was left with nothing short of a disaster. Two years earlier a Board of Finance that had her opponent as a member ran a town budget deficit of over $1 million. The economy was in shambles. Our roads crumbling, taxes spiraling out of control and the new high school bonding needed to be added to the budget. A new expenditure of over $2,000,000 annually. Janet took office and was immediately faced with a budget crisis left by her predecessor. Two $80,000 plus garbage trucks were failing and were replaced. The middle school roof was leaking badly and was infested with rodents, another $100,000, and the ball fields at the new high school were full of glass. The legacy of no-bid contracts. Janet took the reigns and for the last two years has pared down our town budget by putting everything out to bid. She has permanently reduced spending by $1.2 million. The small increase in taxes the first year in office covered the balance of what

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would be due on the high school. This year she paved over five miles of road, fixed the library roof another contractor pal of the Republicans was never held accountable for, and now is faced with the fact that all four boilers at the high school may need to be replaced. The question is, whose friend got that contract? Two years of reading how awful Janet is in every editorial, but never anything about why the Republicans are so angry. Could it simply be that Janet did a better job in two years than they did in the last 30? Bill Gambardella North Haven, town treasurer

First place – town or ally? To the editor: I have seen Janet McCarty walking door to door with Michael Mele. I assume this means that she was involved in his Big Y visit to threaten them following their support of the Sons & Daughters of Italy’s annual Festival of Angels. At the very least, she approves of Mele’s actions or she wouldn’t be out campaigning with him. Remember, this is the same Janet McCarty who opposed only having one grocery store in town. Then, we get Big Y and she opposes their decision to support in a charitable event. She opposes everyone and everything that stands in her way. So, Mele remains ally number one. The people of North Haven come in last. Robert Forte North Haven

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To the editor: I was so energized by the election of Janet McCarty and Steve Fontana. It was clearly time for a change. I was confident that a Democratic administration would be that needed change. And indeed it has been. But, things have not simply changed, they have improved dramatically. In less than two years, the Democratic administration of Janet McCarty has accomplished a great deal and as a result North Haven is in

much better shape. Despite being faced with a severe nationwide economic downturn, McCarty has made town government both more efficient and more effective and as a result town revenues have increased. I have been particularly pleased with the infrastructure improvements being made by the McCarty administration across the town as I believe those improvements will allow the town to further prosper in the future. For example, McCarty secured a $350,000 grant for a new town garage and another grant for expansion and improvement of the Senior Center. Her administration has spearheaded water/sewer improvements in the Enterprise Corridor. Roofs on the library and the middle school have been repaired. McCarty fought for parking lot improvements at the Montowese School. Green initiatives like energy audits have identified energy saving changes in the schools and have resulted in street light changes that both save energy and save North Haven $9,000 per month. Some of the improvements have been focused on property owner needs, like long-standing water run-off issues. Thinking to the future, the McCarty administration is exploring plans to expand Valley Service Road to bring new retail development to town which will build our tax base. The efforts of McCarty’s administration to improve town government have certainly made North Haven a better town for us now. Improvements in the infrastructure make it possible for North Haven to be even better in the future. We need to keep the McCarty-Fontana team in office. Their focus on increasing government efficiency and effectiveness and increasing town revenues is a winning formula for the future of North Haven. William C. Kohlhepp North Haven

Public Works facility is an eyesore To the editor: The Public Works Department on Elm Street is a townrun business on town-owned

property. The equipment contaminates soil and water, creates an eyesore, and noise. I am against Town Hall trashing North Haven. The “green” solution would be to level, clean-up, and relocate the Public Works Department. Since this is an environmental concern, there should be state funding available. It is a bad location and property values suffer as a result. 1. This is clearly a hazardous waste site. Contaminated soil from the equipment repair business saturates the property. Waterman’s Brook runs through the property and leads into the Quinnipiac River. Ground water is a transmitter of hazardous chemicals onto nearby property. This justifies a cease and desist order. 2. This is a source of noise pollution. As engines rev-up to get over the hill, noise levels are high and unbearable for residents. Machines and equipment are running around the clock during snow storms. Doing repairs and running loaders are noisy. This type of business is not suitable for this residential area. This is not a good location. Relocate the facility. 3. This is clearly an eyesore. It’s in a deteriorating state. The town plans to expand and retrofit this outdated facility. This plan will make an existing eyesore even bigger. It would create more problems for homeowners in the area. This facility has outlived its usefulness. The Public Works property is a good parcel of land that can serve the town in a more practical way — use it as a cemetery. Level the property, clean it up and use the land as an extension of the cemetery on Elm Street. It’s up to the town to see that Elm Street becomes a street everyone can be proud of, from end to end. Morris Pedersen North Haven

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The North Haven Citizen — Friday, September 25, 2009

Remember When: The Summer of 1963

Editor’s note: The Citizen will feature a column called Remember When, written by North Haven resident Paul Colella. The column focuses on the interesting, poignant, and historically valuable stories of local residents. If you have an idea for a future column or a story you’d like to tell, contact Paul by e-mail at pcole66@sbcglobal.net, or by mail at the North Haven Citizen, 460 Washington Ave., North Haven, CT 06473. It was the summer of 1963, and John F. Kennedy was president. Congress raised the minimum wage to $1.25 an hour and increased Social Security benefits. The Civil Rights Movement was taking place and there was a demand by many Americans for an end to racial injustice. Also during that summer in August over 200,000 demonstrators, both black and white, assembled for a daylong rally for racial justice in front of the Lincoln Memorial, where civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Back home in North Haven, 13-year-old Margaret “Meg” Ryan was helping her mother pack up the family station wagon as they prepared to go to the beach. The Ryan family always spent their summers at the beach in West Haven. However, this summer in 1963 was going to be a special one that Meg would remember for a long time. This is her story. Meg’s father worked in New Haven for an insurance company while Meg’s mother was in charge of the household and the Ryan children. To escape the heat and to have a place to go, the beach was where the Ryans could be found during the summer. “We would spend the days swimming, collecting seashells, making sand castles in the sand, walking the boardwalk, eating hotdogs and ice-cream or snow cones, and meeting new friends,” recalled Meg. “There was so much to do and we had fun and many laughs. We blocked out in our minds what was going on in the

world around us, and the beach was like a second home.” Meg and her sister wore one piece bathing suits at their mother’s request. Meg’s mother believed that people, especially children, could have fun as long as they were proper in attire and behavior. Meg’s sister Kelly had trouble with her ears so she had to wear a bathing cap. Not to make Kelly feel different, Meg wore one too. “I didn’t want my sister to feel different or self-conscious, so I wore a cap even though I did not have trouble with my ears,” said Meg. “As I think back, the cap protected my hair from the salt water.” Meg’s mother would watch the children while sitting on beach blankets and wearing a large hat under an umbrella. When they were not swimming, Meg and her sister and brother would collect seashells and build sand castles. Her brother Jack would sketch out a design in the sand before they began to build. They would spend hours on the sand castles and receive compliments from beach goers and passers by. “Upon my mother’s recommendation, we entered a sand sculpture contest and we won second place,” said Meg. “It was that experience that inspired my brother to want to become an architect, but sadly war and disease altered his plans.” One day while they were swimming, Meg and her sister made friends with a girl from New Haven. Her name was Anita and she was a very good swimmer. She explained to the girls that her role model was Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim across the English Channel during the 1920s. Anita taught Meg and Kelly how to do the backstroke and to float on their backs. Both Meg and Kelly became better swimmers thanks to Anita’s lessons. “Anita was a wonderful swimmer and had no fear of the water. One day she was careless and the waves car-

ried her out too far,” recalled Meg. “My mother spotted the red bow that Anita wore in her hair bobbing on top of the water. It was my mother’s sharp vision and the red bow that saved Anita’s life.” Anita’s experience of nearly drowning did not prevent her from going back into the water, but she stayed close to shore. From that day on, Meg always kept an eye on her new friend. She and her sister Kelly and her brother Jack taught Anita how to make sand castles, while she in return gave them swimming lessons. When they were not swimming, collecting seashells, or building sand castles, the Ryan children and Anita enjoyed walking the boardwalk. Meg’s mother would give them money to buy an ice-cream or snow cone. She would only treat them if they ate the healthy lunch she brought to the beach in a picnic basket. Meg’s mother was a true believer in providing well-balanced meals for her family. “My brother thought he was Edgar Allan Poe with his stories of terror and suspense. Some of his stories were called “The Zombie in the Hamper,” “The Cannibal Parents,” “The Giant Grasshopper in the Closet,” and “The Man Eating Daisy,” recalled Meg. “His stories were so outrageous and silly that instead of frightening us, we laughed until our sides ached.” The days passed by quickly and soon it was Labor Day. The weather began to cool down and school was beginning. The beaches would soon be deserted and the lazy, fun-filled days of summer would transform into the cool days of autumn. Like the seasons that change, so do the cycles in our lives. Meg kept in touch with Anita through correspondence and they were reunited at the beach every summer for the next five years. In 1968, Anita moved away and she and Meg lost contact with one another. When Meg was a junior in high school, she took a parttime job and did not have

time to go to the beach. Her brother Jack enlisted in the army and went to fight in Vietnam. He returned home safely to his family, but he died from leukemia three years later. Meg’s sister Kelly married at an early age and moved to Ohio where she still lives today with her husband and family. “The days at the beach are no more, but just mere memories in my mind. Although we spent many summers at the beach, the most memorable one was the summer of 1963 because I made a new friend that summer who assisted me in improving my swimming, and had the most fun ever with very special people,” Meg said. “It’s the remembrance of seashells and sand castles, red bows and bathing caps, ice-cream cones and snow cones, picnic baskets and umbrellas, storytelling and sand sculpture contests, but most of all it’s the laughter and good times that made my summers at the beach so special.” When the actions of a particular event or era are over and we look back in history, we understand more or less what has taken place by reading or studying about it, or listening to stories told by the people who lived during those times. Spending summers at the beach was and still is a favorite pastime for many to do as a way to escape the heat and humidity during the summer months. It’s a place to relax, go swimming, get a tan, enjoy picnic lunches, and make new friends just like Meg did several decades ago. Today, Meg still lives in North Haven, and she takes her grandson to the same beach that she went to when she was young. She and her grandson collect seashells and build sand castles. When Meg walks the boardwalk, she can picture in her mind a group of children sitting in a circle enjoying an ice-cream or snow cone and laughing without a care in the world. She has stored these memories in the archives of her mind, and is determined for as long as she can to remember and to share them with

future generations. Meg’s memories of spending her summers at the beach, especially the summer of 1963, bring a feeling of comfort and hope that she keeps in her heart. These memories of days gone by also depict what we were, where we have been, and who we are. It is this purpose of not forgetting that makes us remember, so while we can, we should remember when.

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Obituaries Continued from page 11

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Loretta Nelson, 90, of North Haven, died Sept. 18, 2009. She was the wife of the late Clarence Nelson. She is survived by her sons, Steven (Lucy) Nelson and William Nelson; a granddaughter, Kristin Nelson; a brother, William O’Donnell; and a sister, Mary Gauggle. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters, Alice Benn, Florian Dessel, Terrence and Edmund O’Donnell. A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 22 at Our Lady of Victory Church. Burial was in All Saints Cemetery. The West Haven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

John Patrick Mulligan John Patrick Mulligan died at his home in North Haven on Sept. 21, at the age of 89. He had been the devoted husband for 59 years of Louise Weber Mulligan, formerly of East Haven. Born in New Haven, Feb. 1, 1920, he was a son of the late John and Mary Ann Reynolds Mulligan. He lived in North Haven for 56 years and retired as the superintendent of the Materials Department at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in 1982. Mr. Mulligan also served as the Aircraft Club’s treasurer for many years. He was active in North Haven community. Mr. Mulligan was a long-time member of the town’s Housing Authority, served as president of the Little League and Babe Ruth leagues and coached recreational baseball and basketball teams for many years. He was also a former president of the SPEDSQSA (New Haven chapter of the Barbershop

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Mr. Mulligan was predeceased by his sisters, Helen Cronin, Loretta Mulligan, and his brother, William Mulligan. His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., Friday, Sept. 25, at 9:30. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Barnabas Church on Friday, Sept. 25, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.

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Quartet). A former athlete, Mr. Mulligan graduated from Hillhouse High School in 1937 and Bay Path College in Springfield, Mass. in 1939. Mr. Mulligan is survived by his wife and three children, Ann Grogan and her husband, Lawrence Gaechter, of Northford, Jane Cavanaugh and her husband, James, of Cheshire, and John Mulligan Jr. and Donna Bentz, of Wallingford. He also leaves eight grandchildren, Mark Grogan, of

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Charles R. Bogen Sr., 70, of North Haven, died peacefully at home, Sept. 18, 2009, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Gloria Montalto Bogen. Mr. Bogen was born in New Haven, July 25, 1939, a son of the late Charles A. and Helen Comiskey Bogen. He was vice president of the accounting department at the former First Federal Savings & Loan Bank, New Haven, for 26 years. He went on to own and operate Bogen Financial Services, Inc. of North Haven for the past 20 years. Mr. Bogen served on the North Haven Board of Education for approximately 20 years. He was very active in North Haven Max Sinoway Little League Baseball Association as a coach, umpire, and also served on their executive board for many years when his children were younger. He was an avid N.Y. Yankees, N.Y. Giants and UConn fan. Mr. Bogen was also a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a 1989 graduate of Quinnipiac College. He is also survived by two sons, Charles R. Bogen Jr., and his wife Patti, of Durham, and Bryan P. Bogen and his wife, Lisa, of North Haven; a sister, Patricia E. Parker, and her husband, Charles, of North Haven; seven grandchildren, Kelsey, Ryan and Alec Bogen and Samantha Peters, of Durham, and Thomas, Adriana, and Julia Bogen, of North Haven; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his nieces, Deborah and Susan M. Parker. A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 23 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Hamden. Burial with military honors was in All Saints Cemetery. The Torello-Ia-

cobucci Washington Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405, or to a charity of one’s choice.


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The North Haven Citizen — Friday, September 25, 2009

Celtic Rock

Meriden Humane Society

“Trail for Tails” 5K Road Race 1K Family & Pet Fun Walk & Open House Sunday, October 18th at 9:00 a.m. 311 Murdock Avenue, Meriden

Spice & Pumpkin, current residence

Billy, current residence

Now more than ever, we need help and support from our many compassionate friends to ensure that these animals can survive, thrive and be placed with new loving families.

There are several ways in which you can help: • Become an event sponsor • Participate in the event ($20 for Road Race & $15 for Fun Walk) • Volunteer your time at the event • Make a donation to the Meriden Humane Society Please consider helping us to RUN, WALK and HAVE FUN while helping to save the lives of many animals in need. For more event and sponsor details, please go to www.trailfortails.org or to register for either the Road Race or Fun Walk go to 1127425

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“Saving Lives One Adoption At A Time”

Celtic Rock ’09 takes place on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Irish American Community Center, 9 Venice Place, East Haven. The event offers an eclectic assortment of Irish music in all its forms and varieties from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. The concert is a benefit for New Haven Gaelic Football and Hurling Club’s youth players ages six to 16. Over 125 area youngsters are involved in active Irish sports competition both regionally and nationally. There will be kids’ activities on offer, and children under 16 will be admitted free of charge. The event is a fullscale outdoor music festival complete with vendors, plenty of food and drink, and all things Irish. There will be a special “guitar of the gods” competition beginning at 10 a.m. with a cash prize and free studio time for the winner. Tickets for Celtic Rock ’09 are $30 at the gate, $25 in advance and $20 for students and military. All proceeds benefit the New Haven Youth Gaelic Football program. Celtic Rock ’09 will support the program’s future growth and competitive presence with an eye toward traveling

Obituaries Continued from page 43

Shirley M. Paduano Shirley M. Richmond Paduano, 79, “The Waitress” in Branford, formerly of New Haven, and Northford, died Sept. 19, 2009, after a long illness. She was the wife of 62 years of Anthony E. Paduano Sr. Born on Feb. 19, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Alice Richmond. Shirley (The Waitress) worked at Valle’s Steakhouse formerly in West Haven for 11 years. She also worked at The Paragon Restaurant formerly in New Haven for approximately four years, Twin Pines Diner in East Haven for three years and finally Nick’s Center Spa for 11 years. She is survived by her

to Ireland in 2011. For tickets, information and directions go to www.celticrock09.com or contact Bill Hylton at (203) 494-5092, or Chris Doyle at (203) 537-8729. About Gaelic football Gaelic football is a national sport of Ireland and has been described as a mix of rugby and soccer although it predates both games by many centuries. Over a hundred children from ages six to 16 are involved in the sport in the New Haven area alone, competing regionally with clubs from New York to Boston. Every year they travel to the Continental Youth Championships for competition against teams from major cities such as Chicago, Philadelphia and Denver. Next July the tournament will take place in San Francisco, Calif., and Celtic Rock is raising funds for the trip. Families interested in learning more about New Haven Gaelic Football may contact the team registrar at wendy.mackey@yale.edu.

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daughters, Christine E. Paduano, of Southbury, Margaret A. Lefkimiatis, of North Haven, Marie A. Wilczynski, of East Haven, and Ann Shirley Paduano, of Meriden; and a son, Anthony E. Paduano Jr., of North Haven. She is also survived by four grandsons, Costa, Adoni, Spyro and Nikolaos C. Lefkimiatis Jr., all of North Haven, and one granddaughter, Nicole Paduano, of North Haven. There will be a memorial Mass to celebrate her life at St. Theresa’s Church in North Haven on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 10 a.m. The New Haven Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements. There will be no calling hours final arrangements will be made by New Haven Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405


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TRUCKS & VANS FINANCE Buy Here Pay Here Financing! Down pymts as low as $588 plus tax & reg, low weekly pymts, no finance charge, or credit check cars under $3000. Call 203-5305905, Cheap Auto Rental LLC. FORD Contour 1998 Sunroof, wheels, wing, Great. $1950. VW Wolfsberg 2001, 5 speed, Excellent throughout. $4250. Call 203-213-1142

GMC SIERRA 1996 Extended cab with cap, rack & hitch. 350 V8. 164,000. AC, PW, PDL, car starter, new tires. $2000. 860747-0577 (h) or 860-416-8740 (c)

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

FORD FOCUS 2007 LOST- Green Amazon Parrot w/ yellow head on Wednesday, March 25 from 156 Sherman Avenue, Meriden. Responds to Kelby, speaks English & Spanish. Reward if returned. Call (203) 630-2426

BUICK CENTURY 1998 Grandma stopped driving it. Low miles. Excellent condition. Carfax report available. $4295. (203) 530-3173 NISSAN Sentra 2000 Black. Good running cond. PW, AC. $3,200 or best offer. Call 203668-0653

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4 Door SE AC/CD player Low Miles, GOOD on gas Excellent condition $11,000.00 Please call 203 317-2252 OLDSMOBILE Cutlass Ciera 1993 AT. AC. AM/FM Cassette. 78k miles. Well maintained. $1800 (203) 237-0067 Ask for Pete.

MERCEDES C320 2005 4matic AWD sedan. Pristine condition. 57,000 road miles, original owner, non-smoker, LOADED... Navigation, sun roof, front/rear side air bags, in car phone, multi CD, leather, new tires, just serviced. $18,500. 203-376-2245

CHEVY S10 LS 2002- Ext. cab. 4 cyl, ABS, AM/FM/CD stereo, AC, good cond. Cruise. B.O. on Kelley Blue Book of $7,455. Call (203) 271-9860 9am to 1pm or 7pm to 9pm. TOOLBOX for fullsize pickup truck. Good shape. $65. Call 203-238-0090

DODGE Grand Caravan EX ‘01 124K, $3,485. Runs great! Please contact Jacob with any further questions (203)464-2487 Meriden, CT

FORD E150 1999 Sells for $4398. Good car. Call Kris 203-238-9411 Email carnusawanh@nathealthcare.com Negotiable. ASAP.

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Friday, September 25, 2009 — The North Haven Citizen SUV’S RIMS from ‘06 Hyundai Azera. 17x7 inch multi-spoke alloy wheels in great cond. They incld center caps & lug nuts. They should fit 2006+ Azera, Sonata, Tuscon, Santa Fe, & Tiburon. $299/OBO for the entire set of 4. Note: they do not incld tires. 203-623-8434

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AUTO PARTS TIRES Used, Firestone FR 710, 235/55/17, 98H. M&S. $50 for 2. 860-224-7209

203-631-0800 or 203-630-2510 AUTO PARTS 1989 chevy corvettes rims and tires $100.00 (203)747-9866

BALL PYTHON, 20 GAL TANK AND ACCESORIES 203-671-9297 $100.00

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

NEW trailer tires. $50. Load Star 5. 30x12 LRC bias ply. 203-619-3126 STEHL tow dolly Never used. $800 Call 203-634-8389 after 5pm

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PETS & LIVESTOCK 2 Dwarf Hamsters $15 Each. (203) 630-9089

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BULLDOGS, Chihuahuas, Boxers, Boston Terrier, Yorkies, Beagle, Labs, Pit Bulls, Poms, Basset Hounds, Maltese. $150+ Call 860-930-4001 1994 Southwind 30’ motor home. AC, TV, patio & window awnings. Clean. Excellent condition. Must see! Asking $12,500. (203) 2376153 or 860-276-3230

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2001 14’ Aluminum fishing boat with 2 swivel seats, trailer and 4 HP gas powered Johnson 2 cycle motor and extras. $2200. Call 203-634-8113 Days or Evenings 203-213-2661 eves.

BUNNY for sale!!! Mini Lop 17 weeks old. $25 Call (860)3423522 FISH TANK, 100 gallon tank with cabinet stand, used for storage. Asking $75. Call Paul at (203) 379-6187 FREE Kitten Healthy, 7 weeks old, grey, male. Call between 1pm & 4pm. (203) 440-0102 FREE kittens (3) black & white. Call 203-464-2303 FREE Kittens Healthy, 7 weeks old. Call between 1pm & 4pm. (203) 440-0102

PETS & LIVESTOCK HORSE STALLS FOR RENT. 3 stalls, 12x12 each, available with pasture, Middlefield, easy access, rough board (self care). Refurbished barn. Each stall $200/mo. (860) 349-9558 HORSE Stalls Now Available in quiet, family-oriented barn bordering miles of trails in Durham. Grass ring & paddocks, quality feed & care. $350/month. (860)978-1726 KITTENS - 8 Kittens, 6 weeks old, ready to go. Free to good Home. 203-237-1701 OLD ENGLISH SHEEPDOG Puppies. AKC. Excellent dispositions. Ready October 21. Taking deposits. $700. Vet certified. 1st shots & wormed. (603) 835-8555 PUG PUPPIES - Purebred 1st shots. Parents on premises. Very lovable. Home raised. $850. 203-213-5189 RAGDOLL KITTENS- Blue eyed beauties, rabbit-like fur, TICA registered. SBT. Vet checked. 1st shots. Taking deposits. $550. Please call 860-329-9893

LAWN & GARDEN 12 TOMATO Plants Metal baskets. Tall size. $1 each. (860) 628-4496

CONSTRUCTION EQUIP & TOOLS 10” ROCKWELL BANDSAW. EXTRA BLADES. $65. 203-238-2404 BELGIAN Block. 120 4” cubes$50. 8 4”x4”x8” rectangles-$7. 203-238-3166. DOOR Pre-hung. Approx. 38x80. Never used. No knots. $95. (203) 237-2583 leave message

FURNITURE & APPLIANCES 14 ANTIQUE chairs. Mostly mahogany/oak 75.00 203-6391002 CHILD’S BOSOX Rocking Chair New in Box $50.00 Call 860-628-6948 COUNTRY LR SET- Sofa, loveseat, chair & table. Good condition. $200 or best offer. Call (203) 265-1108 END table set. 2 small 1 large. wood ex cond $30 b/o. Call 860-632-8666 FISHERMAN’S Antique Wicker Folding Chair $50.00 Call 203265-5920

FRIGIDAIRE stackable washer and dryer immaculate $500; Frigidaire 8,000 BTU window air conditioner $100; Sharp 10,000 BTU stand-up air conditioner, needs hose, vent, mounting bracket $100; Lakewood portable radiator $25. Aaron (860) 681-7632. GE REFRIGERATOR, new $900, 1 yr old, asking $350 or best offer. GE Spacemaker washing machine, reg. $740, 1 yr old. $350/best offer. (203) 440-1024

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MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE

QUEEN SIZE BEDROOM SET Also, Children’s Bunk Bed and All-night wood stove for sale. Good prices. Good condition. Please call (860) 329-5474 SETH Thomas Chiming Grandfather Clock. Asking $350. Call 203-907-5224 SOLID mahogany desk style cabinet w/sewing machine. Exc cond! $65. Call 203-269-6729 TILE Top Table With 3 refinished chairs - $100. 24” ZENITH TV - $50 (203) 237-0153

Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators & Stoves CLEAN Will Deliver (203) 284-8986 WHIRLPOOL Accubake smooth glasstop Whirlpool over the microwave. Both in color. Both exc cond. $275. 203-238-0190

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MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE 2 ADJACENT BURIAL PLOTS at St. Stanislaus Cemetary, Meriden. $800 each. Save $400! Call (603) 476-8299 2 High Chairs, car seat & baby seat/carrier $100 for all. For more info, call (203) 235-9797

OLDER camper in good cond. Sleeps 6. $950/BO. (4) 16in tires, less than 1000 miles, $250/BO. (4) Ladder back chairs, $15/each or best offer. Call 203-639-0221

RED SOX/YANKEES $250 for 2 tickets to see the Red Sox & Yankees on Sun. Sept 27, 1:05pm. Grandstand Section 420c, side by side seats behind home plate. This game is at Yankee Stadium. Private seller. 203507-4259. Serious inquiries only! ROSETTA Stone CDs. Many languages available. $65. Call (860) 828-4884 SCREENED TOPSOIL, 16YD MINIMUM, DELIVERED $25 PER YD CALL 203-272-3166

STORAGE Cabinet-45” x 36” x 20”. Great for basement/garage. Wheels. $25. 203-235-3794

TV 36” TOSHIBA Picture in Picture w/remote. $100 Mahogany Dresser 1940’s - $100 (203) 630-3819 WINEMAKING Equipment Barrels, bottles, jugs and much more. Call (860) 346-2427

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2009 Mitchell collision estimating reference guides. $175. 860-224-7209 50 CLASSIC horror DVD’s. Most of the DVDs never opened. $80. Call 203-634-9336 CRAFTSMEN 16”Scroll saw and table. Used once. $90. Call 203-630-0841 CRYSTAL Salad Bowl with set of six serving bowls. $25. (203) 440-3919 DALE JR Budweiser #8 life sized cardboard cut out. $30. (203) 630-0708 FREE- Sectional Sleeper Sofa. Call (203) 630-1866 GROOVY GIRL Collection. Many dolls, 2 horses, canopy bed, day bed and carriage. $50 or best offer. Excellent condition. Call (203) 235-2784 INFANT Graco car seat Bermuda Pattern, LN. $65. Call 860-628-3144 JIG saw puzzles; various sizes, 18 boxes, $5.00. (203)235-5447 JUNIOR Ninja Quad with battery and charger. $80. Call after 5pm. (203) 237-0205

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

FIREWOOD $225 per cord delivered. Quick delivery. All hardwood cut & split . 203-439-1253 anytime. PELLET STOVE- Brand new. Gold door trim, incl. accessories. Used only 1 year. Exc cond. 48,000 BTU. Will heat 1500 sq. ft. $2800. Call (203) 686-1354

SPORTING GOODS & HEALTH 2 BOYS’ Bikes. 1 Mongoose, 1 Magna. 20”. $5 & $15. (203) 238-4478 90 LB. Bowflex Select Tech Dumbbells with stand and bench. 1 yr old. Like new. $500. Will include Bowflex Tread Climber for $100. Call (203) 440-4984 GOLF clubs, womans w/bag & cart. Like new! $50. Call 203634-1553 GOLFERS TAYLORMADE Driver - 360ti - R80 Bubble Shaft - VVG - $45 Firm. 203-269-8610

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HUTCH Pecan 67” Excellent condition. Asking $75. Call 203-237-7174

LEAPSTER L-Max with cable, backpack carry case and 4 cartridges. $40 or best offer. Excellent condition. Call (203) 235-2784

MAPLE Desk, dining table, and rocking chair. All for $100 (860)828-1761

MAGIC TREE HOUSE BOOKS. EXCELLENT CONDITION. $15. 203-235-2784

PINE ENTERTAINMENT CABINET 77x37. Shaker style. $30. (203) 269-6459

MSN 2 Internet & email media player through TV. Keyboard, remote. $20. (203) 265-5910

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QUEEN sleep sofa, Broyhill, blue/tan plaid, exc condition, $75 203-269-6060

ROCKING HORSE Like New - $25. (860) 828-6433

ANTIQUE OAK LOWBOY DRESSER, GOOD CONDITION, $100.00, 203-265-1863

ROLLERBLADES-Youth size 1-4, wrist & knee pads incl. $15. 203-639-0835 SPORTS ILL 1973-2003. B. B. Digest 1975-2008 $50 or best offer. 203-537-0550


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The North Haven Citizen — Friday, September 25, 2009 COMPUTERS & OFFICE EQUIPMENT OFFICE mngr’s style chairblack. Exc.condition. $40. 203-671-0104.

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

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203-235-8431 FISHING TACKLE. Local collector looking for old or new rods, reels, lures. Highest prices paid. Call Dave anytime 860-463-4359 OLD BICYCLES Don’t throw away that old bike. Hobbyman needs your help. Free pickup! Bikes will be recycled. Help save a bike! 203-494-9641

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PIANO Wurlitzer S/N 170959 1930-40’s. Ready to play, perfect condition. Left in house when purchased. Ivory keys, a classic piece to add to any home! $2,000 or best offer call 265-5125 PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS Drums & Percussion, Trombone, Euphonium, Baritone Horn, Trumpet, Piano, Improvisation. Consultation/First Lesson Free! Exp’d & certified teacher in convenient Kensington loc. Call Bob 860-357-2638 PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS. Many different instruments offered. Beginners to Advanced. Experienced music teachers. Call Sarah or Mark 203-235-1546 Fall openings available. TONER and drum for Sharp Z50 copier. $50/OBO 203-265-0881 UPRIGHT Barrett piano- FREE. You take away. (203) 537-0550

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HOUSES FOR RENT MERIDEN 3BR, 1.5 bath, basmt W/Dhookup, $1200/m+utils. 1m sec. No pets. Avail 9/1. Call 203-631-8421 or 203-440-1303 MERIDEN East Side 3 bed/1 bath. No pets/smoking. 1200/mo. no utilities. Security/references required Nick (203) 710-2986 MERIDEN. Small 2 BR recently remodeled home, no util, no pets, no smoking, w/d hookup. Section 8 OK. $950/mo plus 1 mo sec dep. 203-600-0988

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MERIDEN Clean 2 BR Townhouse. Deck, carport. No pets. Laundry on premises. $825. Sec, last & 1st month req. 203-245-1937 or 203-481-7435 MERIDEN Crown Village 1 BR, 3rd flr. Heat & HW incl. $750/mo. Sec & refs. No pets. Call Andrea, Maier Property Management (203) 235-1000 MERIDEN- 2BR, 1 1/2 bath w/garage. $950/mo. 306 Brittania St. Call Alex 203-213-3162 or George (917) 696-2869 MERIDEN- 2BR, LR, DR, Kit., laundry room, 1 car gar., A/C, no pets, $950/Mo. plus 2 Mos. Sec. 203-235-9214 MERIDEN- Crown Village. Nice 2BR, heat & HW incl. $900. Sec. Refs. Call 860-250-1122 WLFD- Judd Square- 1BR, No pets. $700. Call Quality Realty, LLC 203-949-1904 WLFD- Judd Square- 2BR, access to courtyard. No pets. $900. Call Quality Realty, LLC 203-949-1904

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FOR RENT

MER. FURNISHED apts + rms: ALL Incl Heat, Elec, HW. Ground fl furn studio, $170/wk+sec. RMs $130/wk+sec. 203- 630-3823 www.Meridenrooms.com

MERIDEN- 1BR, sec bldg. No pets. Sec dep-credit check. $800 per month. 203-376-1259

MERIDEN - 4 1/2 rooms, 2 1/2 Bedrooms, 3rd floor w/ appl. Off street parking. No pets. $750 plus dep. 203-605-5691.

CONDOMINIUMS

APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN - 3 & 4BR APT, 2nd flr, 1 mo. sec. + 1 mo. rent. References, no pets. Section 8 or other programs approved. $1175. (203) 464-6273 MERIDEN - 5 room, 2 Bedroom, 3rd floor, newly remodeled, off street parking, no pets, $800 plus utilities, references. 203671-9644 MERIDEN - CLEAN 1 ROOM EFFICIENCY $450. Utilities included. 2 mos security. Credit check req. No pets. Call 203-284-0597 MERIDEN 1 BR Remodeled, Beautiful, 2nd Fl. Huge sunny kit., brand new appls, floors & baths. $750+util. No pets. Days 860-635-2266 Eves 860-342-0880 MERIDEN 1st fl 3 furn rooms, $210/wk + sec. Heat, HW, Elec incld. E. Side, very clean. Offst park. 203-630-3823 12pm8pm. www.Meridenrooms.com MERIDEN 2 BR, 2nd flr. Appliances. $700 month. Lease required. Security & references. No pets. (203) 440-0349

MERIDEN 2BR, 1 bath, unfurnished. Clean, Large Off-street parking. Ready for you to move in! Free Heat! $795/month. No Pets. Betty 203-443-5548 MERIDEN 2BR, 1st lr, updated. Basement storage space. So. Colony St. Yard. No pets, separate utils, sec. $800. Call 203809-4627

APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN 2BR, 2nd Flr w/dishwasher. Nice yd. Grove St. $750 + util. Sec 8 approved. 203-265-4664 MERIDEN 2nd Floor. 2BR, 5 RMs. 45 S. Second St. Completely remodeled. Heat & appls incl. Washer hkup. No pets/smoking. $850 & 1 mo sec. 203-841-7591 MERIDEN 3 Bdrm, 2nd fl. No pets. No smoking. Available October 1. Large yard. Recently remodeled! $950/month & 1 month security. Call 203-317-0360

Meriden 3 BR Apt 1st floor, newly renovated, appliances, off st. parking. No pets. $950/mo. 203-815-8335

MERIDEN 32 Cook Ave.

Studio & 1 BR Apts. $600/Studio & $650+/1 BR New owners. Remodeled. Heat & Hot water incl. 203-886-7016 MERIDEN 3BR Off-st parking. Clean. Freshly painted. New carpet. Move-in condition. $950 +sec. (203) 237-4000

MERIDEN 3BR, 2nd fl unfurnished. Clean. 1-yr lease. On-site management. Very affordable! 31 Twiss St. $850/mo, 1st, last & sec 203-630-2719 stove & refrig. MERIDEN 54 North Ave. 1BR. No pets. $560. Call 203-223-3983


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PRIME COMMERCIAL

APARTMENTS FOR RENT 1125115

Looking for the perfect new home for your Mother, Father, Aunt, Friend or Yourself?…….

You Found It! S a g e Po n d P l a c e

WLFD-2BR TH style end unit. E. side, new carpets, new paint, deck. Pets neg. $925/mo. 1st mo rent, 2mo sec. Credit check. Shawn 203-530-1757 WLFD-2BR, Choate area. W/D hkup. No smoking/pets. Credit check + refs. $950 + utils. Call 203-376-2007 WLFD. 1BR w/stove & refrig including heat & hw. Starting at $695. No pets. Lease, sec. JJ Bennett Realty 203-265-7101

Meriden - Enterprise Zone Nestled off the road in a quiet, wooded setting!

Brand New Beautiful 1 Bedroom Apartments in Berlin For Active Adults 55 and better

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

Call Now!

(860) 828-3958 also accepting applications for Affordable Units Income Restriction Apply Merit Properties, Inc. Financed by CHFA APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN 3BR. 1 bath, unfurnished. 1st flr 1-yr lease. Wood St. New carpet & paint. Available now. Washer /dryer hookup. $950+ Sec. Call 203671-2672 MERIDEN 4RM, 2BR, 2nd Fl. Hdwd fls, off st parking. No pets. $725/mo+sec. 203-639-1634

Meriden Studio Apartments Available 80 East Main St. Small Studios - $450 Lg Studios $500 Property Max 203-843-8006 MERIDEN STUDIOS - $650 1BRs - $750 2BRs - $850. Free Heat & HW incl. ACs. 24 hr maintenance. Sec. guard. Laundry Rm. Off st parking. 203-630-2841 MERIDEN Two 3BR Apartments. Fresh paint & carpet. No pets. $850 & $900. 1 month security. (203) 631-6236 MERIDEN- 1BR 1st flr apt w/ kit/LR combo w/wall to wall carpet/linoleum. Off st. parking. Exc cond/location. $650. 1st, last & 1 mo. sec. 860-663-1229 MERIDEN- 1BR Summer Special $695/month. Heat, Hot Water, Electric incl. Private balcony. Offer expires September 31. For info 203-639-4868 MERIDEN- 1BR, 2nd flr, 3 rms, small apt. Stove & refrig. Garage avail. No pets. Refs. & sec. dep. $500. (860) 276-0552 MERIDEN- 2BR, 5 Rooms. 1st floor ($895) & 3rd flr 2BR, ($775). Stove and refrig. Storage area. Yard. Off st parking, quiet. Sec req. 860-841-6455. MERIDEN- Wallingford line, Large, Luxury 1BR condo. Laundry. Rent - $650, no utils, no pets. 203-245-9493 x 2.

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

MERIDEN- Renovated Apartments

2 BR - $750, $850 & $950 Heat & Hot Water Included Secure building. Off st. parking. Call 203-886-7016 MERIDEN-1, 2 & 3BR for lease. Great specials! Income restrictions do apply. 203-686-1015 MERIDEN-1BR apts starting at $705/mo. Heat & HW incld. Sec. Dep. & credit ck req. Call Galleria RE for details 203-671-2223. MERIDEN-1BR apts starting at $705/mo. Heat & HW incld. Sec. Dep. & credit ck req. Call Galleria RE for details 203-671-2223. MERIDEN-1BR, Large Rooms, Large Windows, Off-St-Parking. WD Hookup. Very nice. $650 /mo. 2 mos sec & credit check required. No pets. 203-284-0597 MERIDEN-1BRS-Starting @ $665 All appls & hot water incl. 1 & 1 mo. sec.. No pets. Coin op laundry. 1095 Old Colony Rd. Showings Sat’s 9-11am. 203-752-7461 MERIDEN-2 bdrm apt, own entrance, newly renovated, offst parking. No pets. $850/mo. Sec & refs req’d. 203-238-7133 MERIDEN-2BR apt. Nice area w/parking. Reduced! $795/mo. incl. fridge, stove & w/d hkup, coin op. w/d. Storage area. No utils, pets or smoking. 1 yr lease. Cr. check & refs. req’d. Sec & 1st mo. rent. 203-608-8348 MERIDEN-2BR, 1st fl, 128 Reservoir Ave. Nice area. $875/mo (negotiable)+ utils (oil heat) & sec. Sect. 8 ok. 203-619-2877/203-630-3378 MERIDEN-3BR, 3rd flr. Off st parking. Newly remodeled. 52 Franklin St. Dead end. $900/mo. Section 8 approved. No pets. Call (203) 641-8483

State incentives apply to this property zoned commercial C-1 for lease. Over 15,000 sq. ft. available. Valued at $8.00 sq. ft. Ideal for offices, Church w/ Day Care or light manufacturing.

For more details call R.E. Broker Harvey Criscuolo (203) 634-1864 (affiliated w/ The Home Store R.E.) or email: criscuolah@bellsouth.net APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN-Completley renovated. 3BR or 4BR apts. Dead-end st., quiet neighborhood, 1 parking. Section 8 approved. No pets. $1300-$1350. 203-715-3494 MERIDEN-Large clean 5Rm, 2BR, 2nd flr. W/D hookup, stove, refrig front porch, lge fenced backyard. Off-st parking Must See! $825/mo + sec. 860-690-5555 MERIDEN-Newly renovated, 2nd flr, 2BRs, granite counter tops. Absolutely gorgeous. Offst-parking. No pets. $950+ sec. Refs. 20 Howe St. 203-676-7512 MERIDEN-Studio apt on busline, downtown, W/W carpet. $600/mo inclds heat & elec. No pets. 203-982-3042 MERIDEN: 2 BR apt. $800, off st park. Section 8 approved. 110 Colony St. Leave Message 860426-0658 MIDDLEFIELD- WATERFRONT 1 BR, 1 Bath in beautiful LAKEFRONT HOME. Spacious, clean, open flr plan. All applis. W&D, patio & dock. $900 plus utils. 860-349-1214 or 860-716-7995 SOUTHINGTON - 5 room, 3BR apt, 2nd flr, off st. parking, no pets. For more information call (860) 621-1165 anytime. SOUTHINGTON 24 High Street, 1st flr, 2 BRs. Stove, refrig, w/d hookups. $875/mo plus util & sec. 203-245-2388 SOUTHINGTON. LARGE 1 BR apt w/appls, lge jacuzzi, w/d hookup in bsmt, utils not included. Near Hospital of Central CT. Avail Oct. 860-621-2693 SO. MERIDEN Updated 3-4BR 2nd floor. Off st parking. Washer/dryer hookup. No pets, no smoking. $975 per month. Call Sue Farone 203-235-3300

WALLINGFORD - 2 BR Large rooms, off-street parking. No dogs, 104 Meadow St. $925 including utils. 203-530-1840 WALLINGFORD 1BR, 2nd flr, appliances, central location, $750 a month, 1 month security. No pets. Call 203-317-9824

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

WLFD. 2 BR OVERSIZED Townhouse, applianced kitchen, lots of storage & closet space, laundry room. NO PETS. $1195. Call J.J. Bennett, 203-265-7101.

WALLINGFORD 4 RMs, 3rd Flr. Stove & Refrigerator. $650 plus security. (203) 949-9196 WALLINGFORD 5 RMs, 2 BR. WD hookup. Off st parking. No pets. Security. $900 per month. Call (203) 949-9976 WALLINGFORD- So. Cherry St. 2BR, incl. all appls. AC, 10 ft ceilings. Like new - built 2 yrs ago! $1200/mo. 2 mos. sec. Call 203-464-8066 WALLINGFORD-1BR, 2nd Floor. Stove, fridge, heat & HW incl. $775 + sec. Call 203-430-4373 WALLINGFORD-2 BR, 1ST FLR Appliances included, new floors. No smoking/pets. Security, references. $850. Available now! 203-215-9077 WALLINGFORD-2BR, 1st flr, off-st parking. Nice location. $895/mo. Call 203-634-1881 WALLINGFORD-48 Allen Ave, 1st flr, 4Rm, 2BR, off street parking, coin-op wshr/dryer, $875/mo, 1-1/2month security. Easy access I-91/Merrit Pkwy. Open Oct 1st. 203 430 6896 WALLINGFORD. 3 BR, 2nd flr, lge rms, clean, off st parking, trash pickup, w/d hookup. Sec, credit ck. No pets. Section 8 approved. $1200. 86 Meadow St. (203) 265-5980, Lisa. WLFD- 2BR 2nd flr. Electric incl. Choate vic. Nice yard, off st parking. $850 + sec. Avail. 10/1. 203-640-6308

WLFD- NORTHRIDGE Commons, spacious 1 & 2BR units. $725 - $875 & up 203-269-5770 WLFD-2 LG. 1BR apts in small complex, lg. kit, w/d in unit, A/C, off st. parking, convenient location. $900-$950 + utils. Yalesville Area. No dogs. Call Don at ERA Property World 203-272-6969

YALESVILLE- Prime office space. 1200 sq. ft. 1st flr. Major intersection. Contact Jeff 203269-5703

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

COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL RENTALS WALLINGFORD-1,200 sqft bay avail in fenced in property. 20ft ceilings, 14x14 drs, bathrm, electric, heat & water. Great price! Call 203-272-4216

HOUSES FOR SALE

YALESVILLE - 1st flr, 2BR, appls, off st. parking, no hookups, laundry room, no pets. $875. 203265-3939 Wilcox Lane.

WLFD Put down the roots, move into a place of your own. Well maintained inside & out, 3BR Split on non-thru st. Only short distance to town. Gleaming HW flrs, level yd & curb appeal. $239,900. Call Sue 203-265-5618

ROOMS FOR RENT MERIDEN - Rooms For Rent $100 per week. All utilities & cable TV included. No drugs or alcohol, Please Call 203-537-6284 MERIDEN 1 large & 1 small. All utilities including cable. Share kitchen & bath. No drugs. Sec. 203-440-0825 or 203-623-4396 MERIDEN CLEAN SAFE ROOMS Heat, utils,. E.Side, kit privileges, off-st park. $130/wk. www.Meridenrooms.com or call 203-630-3823 12pm-8pm

WALLINGFORD 2BR/5Rm, 1st Floor. Renovated. Wall to wall carpet. Fully Applianced. Quiet in town locale. Utilities not incl. Credit & Ref req. Lease, sec, no pets. $875/month. Negotiable with terms. 203-435-6790 pm

STORES & OFFICES FOR RENT

WLFD $675,000 “Magnificient view & privacy”. Cust Cape on 2AC, 4+BR, 3.1BTH. 9’ ceils, Crown molding, French drs galore! Granite, marble. Many more amenities! Must see! Mins to I91/I95, town, country club. Dee (203) 265-5618

MERIDEN-Room available. Utilis included! $115/week. Avail immediately. 203-213-8589 MERIDEN. Room for rent, all util, share kit, bath & LR. Washer & dryer, off st parking. $150/week. 2 wks sec. (203) 605-8591

NORTH HAVEN Meadowstone Motel- Off I-91. Sat. TV, furn’d. Daily/Wkly On Bus Line. 203-239-5333 WALLINGFORD Person to share home. $130 per week. No smoking. No drinking. 203-747-1612

MERIDEN “All the work is done”” Warm & inviting updated freshly painted Cape, including siding, roof, C/A, 200amp elec, kit, ba & furnace! New OS 2car garage & level back yard. Priced well at $219,900

SO. MERIDEN. By Owner. Oversized Split Level boasts 3 BRs, office, fp in lge LR & FR, formal DR, 3 season porch, all SS kit w/island, 1 1/2 baths & all hdwd flrs. Master BR has his & her closets. Garage workshop. Home is located on private 3/4 acre lot with a great view. $259,900. 203-238-3706.

Call Kathy or P. Lane (203) 235-3300

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

FLORIDA - 40 acre parcels Only 10 remaining. 100% useable. MUST SELL. $119,900 ea. Owner Financing from 3 1/2% Call 1-800-FLA-LAND (3525263) Florida Woodland Group, Inc. Lic. RE Broker.

GARAGE & STORAGE SPACE FOR RENT

CONDOMINIUMS FOR SALE

WALLINGFORD North Plains Industrial Rd. Storage/Manufacturing units. 600-3000SF. Some w/bathrooms. Call for prices. (203) 269-6023 ext 303 WOW! CALL FOR THIS MONTH’S AMAZING MANAGER’S SPECIALS! Storage Space-Clean, well lit, fenced facility. 5’x10’-$58.29, 5’x15’-$68.89, 10’x10’-$94.33, 10’x15’-$116.59, 10’x20’$132.49, 10’x30’-$206.69. CALL (203) 250-1515 for details.

DAWN HOYDILLA BUYERS YOUR $8,000 1ST TIME Homebuyers Credit is Expiring Call Prudential’s Meriden/Wlfd TOP PRODUCER 203-589-1278 or View my successes at dawnhoydilla.pruct.com

MERIDEN “New Listing”

WLFD Gorgeous Colonial on a large level lot. Great loc. Home features 8rms, kit, LR, DR, 4 or 5BRs, 3 full baths, large deck, upper level balcony, large rooms. Much more $270,000. Sue or Sil for details 203-265-5618

$159,900-One of the least priced Townhouses in Mattabassett! 2BR, 6rms, 1 1/2b, LL, FR, sliders to deck, sunken LR, garage. End unit.

Kathy (203) 235-3300

STORES & OFFICES FOR RENT MERIDEN 1 unit avail at approx 1130sqft $1,000/mo w/o utils. Bathrm & storage rm. Near Gianni’s Restaurant. Call MBI 203-671-2223 MERIDEN Approx 900sqft, 5Rms + reception area & 2 baths, bsmt option extra. $1000/mo w/o utils. Near Gianni’s Restaurant. MBI 203-671-2223

MERIDEN Houses for sale, rent or lease purchase. Visit our website at www.galleriahouses.com or call 203-671-2223 Galleria Real Estate

You name it. With Marketplace, anything goes.


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ATTIC & BASEMENTS CLEANED DEBRIS removal of any kind. Demolition sheds, pools, etc. Quick, courteous srv. All calls returned. Ins. #0620397. Office 203-235-7723/Cell 860-558-5430

The North Haven Citizen — Friday, September 25, 2009

CARPENTRY

GARAGE DOORS

HOMETECH

A2Z

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

GARAGE DOOR SERVICE Installation & Repairs CT #600415 203-235-9865

203-235-8180 CT Reg #564042

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

T&E Construction & Remodel Additions, bsmts, kit. & bath, decks, roofing, siding, masonry. All types of remodeling. 203-272-4308 Ct Reg #0565380

GUTTERS HOUSE CLEANING

DRIVEWAYS

LANDSCAPING

PAVING

O’CONNOR ROOFING

JT’S LANDSCAPING, LLC Fall cleanups and snow plowing! Book by Oct. 31 & save 15% on all your landscape needs! Comm/Resid. Top quality work. Lic & fully ins. 203-213-6528 CT Reg #616311

203-639-0231 Lic. & ins. Free est. Work performed by owner. CT Reg #602521

Empire Construction, LLC

Quality Landscaping, LLC

MIDSTATE PAVING DRIVEWAYS BUILT TO LAST Reasonable rates. CT Reg 575852 203-238-1708 HOUSE CLEAN Outs, Garages Basements, Attics, Yards Big or Small..... We Take It All Free Estimates. Call Ed.

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

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

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

HANDYPERSONS

Shamock Roofing ELECTRICAL SERVICE

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

203-237-4124 an LLC co. T.E.C. Electrical Svc LLC IF YOU MENTION THIS AD We clean Estates, house, office, attic, cellar, gar, yd. Spring C/U. 860-575-8218/203-535-9817

ATTORNEYS

All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service

SMALL JOBS WELCOME

A-1 HANDYMAN PLUS CT Reg #606277. GIVE us a call, we do it ALL. Free est. 203-631-1325

203-237-2122 HEATING & COOLING

Bankruptcy

GRADING, Drainage, Foundations, Trucking, Retaining Walls, Pavers, Water/Sewer/Septic. Lic. #1682. Cariati Developers, Inc. 203-238-9846 MC/Visa Accepted

K & A ENTERPRISES

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

Home Doctor Tiny repairs-Major renovations Custom Carpentry, plumbing, elec, painting. 42 yrs exp. 203-639-8389 CT #573358

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

JUNK REMOVAL JUNK REMOVAL & MORE! We clean Estates, house, office, attic, cellar, gar, yd. Spring C/U. 860-575-8218/203-535-9817 10% off if you mention this ad

PETE IN THE PICKUP JUNK REMOVAL. 203-886-5110

KITCHEN & BATH REMODELING

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

LANDSCAPING WESTFORT FARM Screened top soil mixed with compost. Picked up or delivered.

203-237-7129 203-530-7041

HEDGE TRIMMING S & H MASONRY & CONSTRUCTION LLC

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

CARPENTRY

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

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

Free Consultation

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

C&M CONSTRUCTION

EXCAVATING EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS, Discrimination, Health Care Denials & General Law. There are Laws to Protect You When Your Rights are Violated. Free 30 Minute Consultation. David Seaver, Attorney and Counselor At Law. Your Advocate for Your Rights. Wallingford. 203-774-4925

HOUSECLEANING SERVICE with a passion. Fully insured. 860-828-1338 or 860-796-5222

No Hedge/shrub too big, small or tall. Fully Ins. Free estimates. Quality Landscaping, LLC. WWW.QLSLLC.COM Jim 203-537-2588 or 860-349-2118

All home improvements needs & masonry. Free est. Lic/Ins. #607639. Wlfd Cell-203-376-0355

203-639-0231 Lic. & ins. Free est. Work performed by owner. CT Reg #602521 MOWING Clean-ups, Hedge Trimming & more. New clients always welcome. Comm /Res. Free est. Walter 203-619-2877

FENCING

MASONRY JACK Biafore, LLC Masonry Chimneys, brick, block, stone walls, patios. In business over 50 yrs. CT# 623849 (203) 537-3572 JIMMY’S MASONRY Stonewalls, steps, patios, chimneys, all types. Lic. & Ins’d. 25 yrs exp. Call for free est. 860-2744893 CT. Reg. #604498

AMERICAN MASONRY Veneer (Brick, Stone, Block), Concrete, Stucco, Steps/Stairs, Repair. Free est. 203-982-3087 or 203-755-9469 CT Reg #577098 SAMMY Masonry-Since 1977. Concrete, stone, chimney, stucco. All masonry. CT 574337. Ins. 203-757-8029 or 203-206-4481 S & H MASONRY LLC StoneWalls*Steps*Chimneys Retaining Walls *FPs*Patios Walkways*Concrete* Free est. Lic/Ins. #607639. 203-376-0355

PAINTING/ WALLPAPERING

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

PAVING

WE WEED GARDENS UNITED FENCE Co. All types of fencing. Lic’d & ins’d. Free est. CT Reg 603790. (203) 634-1113

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

CORNERSTONE FENCE & Ornamental Gates. All types of fence. Res/Comm. AFA Cert. Ins’d. Call John Uvino 203-237-GATE CT Reg #601060

GARY Wodatch Landscape Svs. Hedge/tree trim., trimming over grown properties. Est 1985. All calls returned. Lic ins. #0620397. Office 203-235-7723 or Cell 860-558-5430

WINDOWS, doors, decks, siding, rubber or shingle roof, kitchen & baths remodeled. CT Reg#0619909. 203-715-2301

Driveways/parking lots/ concrete. Free estimates. 50+yrs exp. 203-237-5409 CT Reg #503554

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

ROOF CLEANING

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

MIRKEL PAINTING Int./Ext. Popcorn ceilings. Interiors from $125 Exteriors from $899 CT Reg #569864. Ed 203-824-0446

O’CONNOR ROOFING Offers complete excavation services, drainage, underground utilities. 50+ yrs exp. 203-237-5409 CT Reg #503554

Property & Lawn Maintenance, landscaping, stone work. WWW.QLSLLC.COM CT Reg #620306 Jim 203-537-2588 or 860-349-2118

ROOFING

PLUMBING Fahey Plumbing & Heating Quality ● Clean/Neat ● Honest! A guaranteed job at a good price! Days, Nights, Wknds - Same Price

203-235-1383 DON’T Flush money down the drain, call Duane Plumbing, heating. Quality work, low rates Major credit cards accptd. 203379-8944 lic. #283401 P1

POWER WASHING

POWER WASHING IS Spring cleaning on the outside. FREE ESTIMATES. Call Kevin 203-440-3279

ROOFING

Gonzalez Construction ★★★★★★★★

Roofing, siding, windows, decks, gutters & remodeling. ★★★★★★★★

203-639-0032 Roofs R Us Family run 42yrs. EPDM, Siding, seamless gutters, roof repairs. We Beat Any Quote! 203-639-8389 CT #573358 SAMMY Construction Quality Work. Carpentry, repairs, siding, roofs & more! 203-757-8029 or 203-206-4481 CT# 619246

Fully license/insured. CT Reg# 577319

SIDING

Gonzalez Construction Roofing, siding, windows, decks, gutters & remodeling.

FIDERIO & SONS

203-639-0032

Siding, roofing, windows, decks, sunrms, additions. 203-237-0350. CT Reg. #516790

Fully licensed/insured. CT Reg.# 577319

QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS LLC ‘WE DO EVERYTHING!” Ct Reg# 572776 (203) 671-7415

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

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

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

D & G PAVING

Shamock Roofing

Over 25yrs exp. Paving, seal coating, concrete work. CT Reg#0577005. 203-237-6058

Remove unwanted fungus, algae streaks, moss from your homes roof today. Fully lic’d & ins. POWERWASHING SERVICE Res, Com. Quality work done. Gutters cleaned at time of power wash. CT Reg#0619909. 203-715-2301

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

203-237-4124 an LLC co

FIDERIO & SONS Siding, roofing, windows, decks, sunrooms, additions.

203-237-0350 CT Reg. #516790

SNOW PLOWING

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

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


Friday, September 25, 2009 — The North Haven Citizen HELP WANTED DATA PROCESSING - Full Time position for Insurance Agency with benefits. Please fax resume: 203-630-1504.

SNOW PLOWING

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

TOP SOIL SAND & FILL

BEAUTIFUL FARM FRESH Screened Top Soil. Fill, Sand & Stone. Picked up or delivered. No minimum. Cariati Developers, Inc. 860-681-3991 WESTFORT FARM Screened top soil mixed with compost. Picked up or delivered.

203-237-7129 203-530-7041 HAZELWOOD EXCAVATING Dry farm screened topsoil and colored mulch.

203-269-0135

CONDOMINIUMS FOR SALE

TREE SERVICES

PRICKER REMOVAL RICK’S AFFORDABLE Fall clean-ups, hedge trim, brush, tree, pricker & underbrush removal. No job too big or small. 11 yrs exp. 203-5304447.

YARDLEY TREE SERVICE.com Fair, reasonable. Free estimates. Reg. Insured. 203-440-0402 or 860-595-4159 GARY WODATCH LLC Tree Removal, All calls returned Reg #0620397. Quick courteous service. Office 203-235-7723 or Cell 860-558-5430

LAVIGNE’S TREE SERVICE IN BUSINESS 28 YRS. Tree removal. Stump grinding. Crane Srv. Free Est. Fully insured. 203-294-1775

CONDOMINIUMS FOR SALE

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BRIARWOOD COLLEGE Southington, CT ASSISTANT REGISTRAR Reqs: bachelor’s degree, exp working in a college registrar’s office, familiarity w/relational databases such as CampusVue. MERIDEN East side unique Duplex on non-thru street. Recently renovated w/new kitchens & baths, formal DR & casual LR w/hardwood floors, new windows & roof, 2 spacious BRs & ready to move in$249,900. Sue (203) 235-3300

MERIDEN Spectacular Townhouse condo in a quiet private location. Features nice kitchen, living room, dining area, 2BRs, 2.1 baths, 1 car garage. Mint! Call Sil Sala for details. Priced right, $199,900. (203) 235-3300

Send resume and cover letter by October 5 to carrond@briarwood.edu CALL CENTER Growing Wallingford call center looking for friendly & enthusiastic customer service reps to answer phones for inbound sales. Second shift. Must be able to work a weekend shift. Bi-lingual a plus. Please call 203-284-6040 Ext 1970.

DRIVER - Class A. Hazmat, medical, 401k. Apply at TuxisOhrs, 80 Britannia St, Meriden. EMBROIDERER to work in embroidery shop located in Cheshire. Full time. Sewing exp. a plus. Will train the right person. Call 203-699-9805 FOURSLIDE Established Spring Manufacturer has immediate openings for experienced performance driven Fourslide positions, both SetUp and Operators, on all shifts. We offer a clean, safe, air-conditioned work environment; well maintained machinery, competitive wages & an exceptional benefits package that includes paid time off for meeting production goals. Contact: Director, Human Resources Acme-Monaco Corporation 75 Winchell Drive New Britain, CT 06052 GENERAL HELP

★NEEDED AT ONCE★

20-30 motivated individuals for full & PT work. Must be 18 & able to start right away. No exp nec. WILL TRAIN!

$475-700/week base pay Call today for an interview

860-329-0318 HVAC LICENSED Installer/Service Tech Immediate opening. Residential. Minimum B/D/S license req. Excellent wages, benefits. Billy Carlson Heating & AC, LLC (860) 621-0556

INSIDE SALES/ TELE-PROSPECTOR Immediate opening- Part Time 2 openings - Flexible Hours Great working conditions - Primary responsibilities will include booking appointments and closing sales over the phone. All the tools and training will be provided in this challenging position. We offer competitive hourly wages plus generous commission package. We also offer a great TEAM atmosphere. E-mail resume to:

lisa.cunningham@ proshred.com INSTALLERS

CLASS A DRIVER WANTED For gas, wood & pellet stoves/ LOTS & ACREAGE

MERIDEN

MERIDEN Lovely top flr remodeled 2BR Ranch, East side, open flr plan, remod bath, master w/walk in closet & dressing area, CAIR, sliders to deck & pool. $89,990. Kathy (203) 235-3300

Call Dawn (203) 235-3300

LOST Or Found. The RecordJournal will run your lost or found ad FREE in our Marketplace Section! Call 203238-1953 for details.

RETAIL MANAGEMENT positions w/new shoe store, SHOE DEPT., at Meriden Mall. Exciting career opportunities. Retail exp. E-mail resume: ssorge@shoeshow.com EOE M/F SALES ASSISTANT P/T for a small office. Responsibilities include sales support, customer service and office management. Pleasant phone personality, willingness to learn, and computer skills are important. Email resume to: info@newburysales.com

Wanted for routes in CT/MA $15.00 to start per hr plus Overtime and Benefits. Mon thru Sat. Full time positions available. Start ASAP. 18 ft Box truck driving experience required. Clean driving record required & CDL license preferred. Able to lift 100 lbs. Send resume to kboggia@libertycasket.com PO Box 815 Milldale, CT 06467 WAREHOUSE Stock Person 1st shift. Good benefits. Must be able to lift at least 75 lbs. Come in to fill out application. Davidson Company 25 Research Parkway, Wlfd

ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from home. Medical, Business, Paralegal, Computers, Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. Call 800-4880386 www.CenturaOnline.com HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA!! Fast, Affordable, Accredited. FREE Brochure. Call NOW! 1-888-532-6546 ext 96 www.continentalacademy.com

Placing a Marketplace ad is an easy and affordable way to whip up some interest among potential buyers. What are you waiting for? Contact us today and start turning the stuff you don’t want into something you do want:

Call today! Positions are being filled rapidly

860-329-0316

Southington Board of Education Personnel Office 49 Beecher Street, Southington, CT 06489.

Full-time, 40 hours ProHealth Physicians is seeking a Medical Assistant to join us at our busy, 6 provider practice in Wallingford. Duties include scheduling appointments, taking messages, communicating with physicians and front staff, responding to patients, taking vitals, and assigning rooms to patients. Must have previous medical assistant experience with strong computer skills and the ability to multi-task. Prior experience with AllScripts Practice Management System is a plus. Please fax resume and salary expectations to the Practice Manager at (203) 265-0580. EOE M/F/D/V.

PHYSICAL THERAPIST/ OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST/ SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS FT/PT/Per Diem Visits available in Meriden/ Wallingford/Cromwell/ Middletown areas. Very Competitive Rates! Home care exp. preferred!

Family Care Visiting Nurse 1-800-946-6331 Fax: 203-380-3582 customerservice@ familycarevn.com www.familycarevn.com EOE

CAREER TRAINING & SCHOOLS

MAINTENANCE MECH.- 1st Shift HS Diploma req. 3+ yrs exp w/ HVAC, welding, elec, etc. Great pay & full benefits. BYK USA 524 S. Cherry St. Wallingford F:203.303.3286 P/T OFFICE Help for growing Company. 20-25 Hours/Week. Pleasant working conditions. Reliable person needed for Nursing Service Company. Good computer skills (Word/Excel), filing and telephone calls. Please contact Sandy at 203-234-7581

Send applications to:

Medical Assistant

Truck Drivers

Is your merchandise "blending in?"

Entry level customer service reps are now being accepted for interviews. Accepted applicants to begin immediately. Benefits avail, flexible hrs, paid vacations. Full corporate training provided.

www.southingtonschools.org

MEDICAL CAREERS

LEGAL SECRETARY Min 5 yrs litigation exp for New Haven Area ins. defense firm. Comp. salary, med/dental. ctlegaljobs@cox.net

COOK Wanted- Apply in person or call for appointment. Zorba’s Pizza, 1257 East Main St, Meriden. (203) 238-2077

Work closely with Southington’s town-wide effort to promote success (S.T.E.P.S.) focusing on youth outreach in the school and in the community. BA in Social or Health Service or allied field, experience in substance abuse prevention and youth/community work desired. Application deadline is September 25, 2009. View the complete posting and download a Southington Board of Education application from our web page at:

SHORT ORDER Cook & Waitstaff. Experienced. Flex hrs, all shifts. Good pay. Friendly atmosphere. Call 203-500-5259

East Side Service 32 N. Plains Industrial Rd. Wallingford, CT 06492

Youth Outreach Worker 15 hours per week

SALES SUPPORT & CASHIERS Positions available for fireplace & spa showroom. Weekends a must. Benefit/retirement pkg. Apply Mon-Thurs at: Dean’s Stove & Spa 120 West Main St, Plantsville.

fireplaces. Valid DL a must. Drug test req’d. Weekends a must. Benefit/retirement pkg. avail. Apply, Mon.-Thurs., at: Dean’s Stove & Spa 120 West Main St, Plantsville

NO EXPERIENCE NO PROBLEM

AUTO PARTS COUNTERPERSONParts exp. required for busy NAPA store. Potential to earn over 40K, profit sharing and health benefits. Call Don at 203272-3704 weekdays, A.M. only.

PT 20-30 hrs/wk ACCOUNTING CLERK & Sales Support (eg invoicing, order entry) for fast paced Meriden manufacturer; strong computer skills & attention to detail; $12-15/hr. Fax resume 203-237-2701 or email cpetersen@ accelinternational.com

Clean Class A mandatory. Car Hauling Experience preferred, but not required. Great Pay, Health Benefits, Local Runs, Home Every Night. Please apply within:

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$69,900-Clear open lot. .92acre a plot. Seller says, “make an offer”. Live next door to horses.

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