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Volume 7, Number 32

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Fire department’s parade 100 years in the making By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen

On Sept. 16, North Haven will feature a parade containing hundreds of fire trucks and over a thousand marchers, a celebration both of firefighters statewide and of 100 years of providing the life-saving service locally. North Haven was chosen to host the Connecticut State Firefighter’s Association 129th Annual Convection and Parade to coincide with

the municipal fire department’s century birthday. “To us, that’s the draw right there for the public to come out,” said Fire Chief Vincent Landisio. “Not only can they come out and see firefighters and trucks from across Connecticut, but they can also come out to celebrate our fire department here as we celebrate our 100th anniversary.” Beginning at noon on Saturday, Sept. 16, the long parade will leave from the mid-

dle school entrance on Bailey Road, head up Shawmut Avenue, proceed onto Church Street, continue along Washington Avenue and finish at the fairgrounds. Landisio expects approximately 250 marchers, 3,000 firefighting apparatuses, 20 marching bands and 20-plus antique/hand-drawn fire trucks. “If you’re a truck aficionado, this is the parade to see,” See Parade, page 6

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Test scores show positive trends for all grades By Kyle Swartz The North Haven Citizen North Haven public schools displayed nearly across-the-board improvements in scores on last year’s state-administered tests, which recently became available. “We’re pleased, but there’s always room for improvement,” said North Haven Superintendent Robert D. Cronin. “We saw some really nice gains this year.” The yearly Connecticut

Mastery Test measures student performances in grades three through eight. Of North Haven fourth-graders, 72.5 percent scored at or above goal on CMT’s math test in 2012, compared to just 68.2 in 2011. This class of kids also showed advancement in reading, with 66 percent at or above goal in 2012 after only 59.8 achieved similar scores in 2011. Writing statistics remained static: 75.5 in 2012, 75.4 in 2011. Fifth-graders registered See Scores, page 17

A quiet contest in the 34th By Laurie Rich Salerno Special to The Citizen

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North Haven Garden Club participated in clean-up, by Todd’s Pond, along with other civic groups. The work involved cleaning out dead brush, weeding, raking leaves, brook clean up and repainting the sign. North Haven Garden Club members Lynda O’Donnell, Carmen Sealy and Gerri Giordano; Project Green Group from North Haven High School were Omi Patil, Hien Ngo, Alessandro Cavaliere, Aaron Nwong and Jong Cheng; sign painters were Caroline Kimball and Heather Reilly. Also assisting were State Rep. Dave Yaccarino, Joe Yaccarino, Mike Rell and Anthony Giordano.

It may seem as if it’s been a quiet summer for the 34th Senate District race, pitting Democratic challenger Steve Fontana against incumbent Sen. Leonard Fasano, a Republican, but the two say they’ve spent the last few months on the campaign trail meeting with voters. Fontana, 48, in particular, has been hitting the streets in the district, with the intent of knocking on the door of every household. From 2:30 to 6 p.m. each day, the former state representative f r o m N o r t h H ave n h a s walked the streets of Durham and East Haven, intending to make his way through North Haven and Wallingford, as well, before

the November election. Fontana lost his re-election bid in 2010 to Republican Dave Yaccarino after 14 years in the state House. He had served as chairman of both the Energy and Insurance committees during his time. Fontana said he’s gotten an enthusiastic response to his campaigning. “They’re very receptive and interested in change,” he said of those he’s met. For some, he said, “I’m the only person running for office they’ve ever met - I meet them and introduce myself and hear what they have to say.” He said many of the voters he met had little to no name recognition of Fasano. “Most don’t know him at all;

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Last month dozens of people visited the Martha Culver House to celebrate Martha’s 148th birthday. Many of those attending shared their memories of when the Martha Culver house was a library – the historical society volunteers learned so much from the recollections shared that day. There are still details about Martha’s house that are unknown – the society welcomes any information you might want to share with us regarding the Martha Culver House, or any structure or family in North Haven’s early history. One detail the society does not know about the Martha Culver House is where, exactly, its bricks were made. The Martha Culver House is an 1858 brick Greek revival – its bricks were made in one of North Haven’s many brickyards. According to Stephen Darley, author and researcher, the Martha Culver House was built by Martha’s father Ammi Culver, owner of the Samuel Culver and Sons Brickyard. Samuel was Ammi’s grandfather and founder of the brickyard located somewhere on the Muddy River in the Montowese section of North Haven. The brickyard was established prior to 1800; it was one of the early brickyards in North Haven, and continued to operate for most of the 19th century. Its location has never been documented on any North Haven map. Darley’s research revealed that after Ammi’s death his widow Delia sold the brickyard to Thomas Coady (Cody). In 1892, the Coady Brickyard was one of only three brickyards still operating in North Haven. One couple who visited the Martha Culver House last month guessed that the Culver/Coady brickyard may have been located near the present location of Cody Lane. They recalled that there might still be a pond, once a clay pit, still in that neighborhood. An interesting idea – perhaps this little bit of information will be the key to determining where

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Eco-scores shed light on how leaders vote By Jesse Buchanan Special to the Citizen

State legislators recently received scores from the nonprofit Connecticut League of Conservation Voters, which ranks General Assembly members on their support for environmental issues. Legislators could get a score as high as 100 percent

from the league, which grades based on support for legislation important to environmental groups in the state, such as local chapters of the Audubon Society and the Sierra Club. This year, the scorecard graded lawmakers on 15 bills. Scoring was finished earlier this month. League Executive Director

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To see Citizen Editor Kyle Swartz’s opinion about these scores, go to page 16. Republican Sen. Leonard A. Fasano of North Haven received a score of 82 percent from the league. Fasano said his votes against some environmental legislation, such as versions of bills including phosphorus regulations, were cast to protect his constituent towns, which include Wallingford. The original bill would have required towns and cities to comply with state phosphorus regulations without exploring whether less expensive limits would improve water quality, Fasano said. “That was going to cost the town of Wallingford $30 million,” Fasano said. He said the phosphorus bill was rewritten to give towns more leeway in complying. “I’m going to vote what I think is right,” he said. “Eighty-two percent is fine.” Quinnipiac River towns and others are discussing phosphorus limits with the federal Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Fasano said legislators on committees dealing with planning or the environment 81 Old Broadway West, North Haven At the Horseless Carriage


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Summer activities in New England that work for me By Christine Foster Special to the Citizen

My childhood hometown is — quite literally — the stuff of Beach Boy songs. Endless milky white sand blurs into the salty, foaming surf and scantily-clad beachgoers worship the sun. Nearly every signature in my junior high school yearbook advised me to “get a tan.” And I tried. The most stereotypical of my summers probably came when I was 13 years old. In the mornings I did

buoy swims, paddle board races and soft sand runs as a participant in the local “junior lifeguard” program. Then I’d walk with friends a few blocks to Zeppy’s Pizza, buy a couple of slices and return to the beach for the rest of the afternoon. But I never quite fit there. My skins burns instead of tanning. I swim reasonably well, but I can’t surf or play volleyball to save my life — both enormous liabilities in a town that routinely produces Olympic level com-

petitors. And I don’t really like the sand. It was sometimes hot enough to burn the bottoms of my feet, and we seemed to never get it all off ourselves before going in

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Landisio said. After the parade at Washington Avenue’s fairgrounds there will be food, crafts, vendors and live entertainment.

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Ice hockey program scheduled

Registration is being accepted for a free learn-toskate program, developed by the Greater New Haven Warriors. The program, scheduled for the fall, provides first-time skaters, between 4 and 10 years old, the opportunity to take ice hockey skating lessons. Emphasis is placed on basics of skating in a fun environment. A limited supply of loaner equipment I available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Instruction is scheduled for Saturdays, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29 and Sundays, Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30 at Northford Ice Pavilion. For more information and to register, call (203) 676-5229 or email bryan_leitch009@

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Animal Haven’s 18th annual Walk-A-Dog-Athon is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 23 from noon to 3 p.m. on the North Haven Green. The event, sponsored by North Shore Animal League’s Scooby-Doo & Cesar Milian Family Pak Walk and Petco North Haven, featured face painting, dog baths, pet photos, contests, vendor tables, nail clipping , food, music and raffles. A registration fee is charged. For more information, call (203) 640-4428 or

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scale event for Connecticut is an appropriate way to mark a century of service to North Haven. “We’ve been through a lot, this department,” Landisio said. “This shows how resilient we are as a department as we keep providing service for the community.” As with any major parade in town, residents can expect road closures and, therefore, traffic delays while the event is underway. “We realize that this will cause disruption to traffic and may cause inconvenience for some people, but we ask that people bear with us, and celebrate with us, as we commemorate our 100th anniversary,” Landisio said. “For us, this parade is a oncein-a-lifetime-opportunity. You never get to turn 100 again.” For more information, visit

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Award this year will be shown at the Plainville Public Library. “War Horse” by Steven Spielberg will be shown on Thursday, Aug. 9, at 2:30 p.m. It is based on the Tony Award winning Broadway play, and set against the sweeping canvas of World War I, this deeply heartfelt story begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse, named Joey, and his young trainer, Albert. When they’re forced apart by war, the group follows Joey’s journey as he changes and inspires the lives of everyone he meets. The free program is part of the Friends of the Plainville Public Library movie matinee series which features re-

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Fife and Drum Corps — The Connecticut Patriots Senior Ancient Fife and Drum Corps meets Fridays, at 7 p.m., at the Middle School of Plainville, 150 Northwest Drive. Information: Phyllis Thompson, P.O. Box 243, Plainville, CT 06062 or call (860) 621-6090. Fun day — The Plainville Recreation Department will be hosting a Fun Day on Friday, Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. at Norton Park. Fun Day is the grand finale to the summer programs. Activities include face painting, spin art, thumbprints, tattoos, pony rides, petting zoo, dunker, tissue flowers, and a button


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The Art League — The Art League of Plainville, hosted a breakfast in July that turned out very well – about 20 members attended and had a great time, so … the group is having another breakfast on Monday, Aug. 13, at 9 a.m. at The Oasis Restaurant on Pine Street, across from Stop and Shop. Members and potential members are invited. Please RSVP to ensure adequate seating at (860) 589-3599. Concert under the stars — Peter and Maryjane Peluso and guest performer,

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invited. Information: call Earl Carey at (860) 747-5400. Girl Scouts program -— Local Girl Scout leaders will host stories and reading theme crafts at 6 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 9. The crafts will be based on the summer reading theme Dream Big ... Read. The program is recommended for ages 5 and up and registration is required. Guided nature walks — Guided nature walks on Thursdays starting at 9 a.m. will be held at Tomasso Nature Park, Granger Lane, off Route 177, Unionville Avenue, by Ruth Hummel and Sue Holcomb. Information: call (860) 747-0081. Movie matinee — A movie nominated for the “Best Picture” Academy

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From left, Christine Foster’s son Andrew, her godson James Kasrawi and her son William mustering with the troops on the Fourth of July at Sturbridge Village.

Continued from page 8 Jacquie Clay, will give a free concert under the stars at the Plainville Public Library, 56 E. Main St., Monday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. For the first time ever, the program will be held outdoors in the sunken patio off the children’s room (weather permitting). The library will provide some chairs, but guests are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets.

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Fourth of July at Sturbridge Village: For the second year in a row, this Massachusetts historical museum has been our site for celebrating America’s Independence. They actually have a reading of the Declaration on the town green, where my family hoots loudly for the signers from Connecticut and whistles for Ben Franklin, who founded my husband and my alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. Beaches on the Long Island Sound: Yes, yes . . . there is still that annoyingly sticky sand and the sun burns just as brightly here as it does in California, but the beaches here have a distinct advantage: virtually no waves. My daughter claims this is a liability, but she isn’t the one bringing three small children to supervise at the beach by herself. The fact

that the Sound is more bathtub than breakers really works for me. Local pool and tennis clubs: This is our afternoon home in the summer. The majority of days when it isn’t raining, I ferry three children about 15 minutes away to the Middlesex Pool and Tennis Club and earn myself the right to sit under an umbrella and read while they work themselves into a frenzy that produces nearly perfect sleep that night. What more could you ask for? Local Ice Cream: There is something about longing for something that makes it all the more sweet when you finally have it. My youngest son started really yearning for Durham Dari Serv about the middle of February. I understand that feeling. When

it opened and I again got my usual (cake batter on a sugar cone), I remembered the corollary to the adage about waiting making things sweeter: Everything is creamier once you’ve waited in an endless line on the baking asphalt for it. Christine Foster is a freelancer writer.

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Bingo — Veterans of Foreign Wars Madeley-Roberts Post 574 Women’s Auxiliary holds open bingo every Tuesday, at 6:30 p.m., at post headquarters, 7 Northwest Drive at the corner of Route 10. The public is invited. Information: call Earl Carey at (860) 747-5400.



Picnic story time — Beginning on Wednesday, July 18, the library will have a picnic story time at 11:30 a.m. Bring a lunch and enjoy some stories while eating. The staff will provide the juice boxes. The story time will be weekly through Aug. 15. No registration necessary.



Fife and Drum Corps — The Connecticut Patriots Senior Ancient Fife and Drum Corps meets Fridays, at 7 p.m., at the Middle School of Plainville, 150 Northwest Drive. Information: Phyllis Thompson, P.O. Box 243, Plainville, CT 06062 or call (860) 621-6090.



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The Christ Team Youth Ministry Program of St. Frances Cabrini Parish on

Pond Road, North Haven has scheduled a family fun day for Sunday, Aug. 19, from 2 to 5 p.m. Raindate is Sunday, Aug. 25.

The event features basketball, face painting, soccer, sack races, bingo and “make your own sundae.” A fee will be charged. The public is welcome. For more information and tickets, call (203) 239-8012. Tickets can be purchased after 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday, Aug. 11.

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The parish of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Hamden, offers the Celebration of the Eucharist on Sundays at 8, 10 and 11:30 a.m. A Vigil Mass is offered at 5 p.m. on Saturdays. The 8 a.m. service is a quiet liturgy, no music. The 10 and 11:30 a.m. services are Sung Masses consisting of uplifting hymns and energetic Mass settings. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is scheduled in the church on Saturdays from 3 to 3:30 p.m. The church is equipped

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Concert to benefit MS Society North Haven resident Sue Spaulding and The Connecticut French Horn Orchestra have scheduled a second Benefit Concert for the National MS Society, Connecticut Chapter, on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3 Trumbull Place, North. Spaulding was diagnosed with MS in 2005. Seven years later, Spaulding’s personal battle has dovetailed with her professional ambition. Spaulding has been involved with playing or teaching French horn for much of her life. With her fight against MS as an inspiration, Spaulding established the concert as a means to bring dozens of professional French horn players together for a worthy cause. In 2009, the Connecticut French Horn Orchestra performed at St. John’s Church to a sold-out audi-

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ence. This year, the Connecticut French Horn Orchestra is comprised of approximately 30 professional horn players who work and/or live in Connecticut. The program will feature a wide variety of music from composers such as Beethoven and Wagner, as well as music from film scores. In addition to varied selections from the large horn orchestra, several small ensembles will be featured, including an ensemble of natural horns, and a guest appearance by the members of Connecticut’s own Coast Guard Band horn section. Musicians performing represent almost all of the many professional orchestras in the state and faculty from several area music colleges. Tickets are available in advance for the St. John’s See Concert, next page




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Local joins First County Bank John Bonora of North Haven recently joined First County Bank as first vice president, director of operational risk and compliance. His primary responsibilities include the continuous assessment of the bank’s compliance man- Bonora agement system as it relates to all Federal and state laws and regulations, and additionally, directs and leads the bank’s enterprise-wide risk management program. Bonora has been in the financial services industry since 2001 and brings experience in strategic planning, development and leadership of an enterprise-wide com-

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pliance risk management program. Prior to joining First County Bank, Bonora was vice president regulatory risk and compliance assurance manager at the Royal Bank of Scotland, based in Stamford. He also has worked at Fairfield County Bank as vice president/compliance officer, and for Webster Financial Corp. as an audit supervisor, responsible for budgeting, resource allocation and management of a pool of audit professionals. Bonora recently was appointed to the American Bankers Association Compliance Administrative Committee and has earned national recognition as a subject matter expert for identity theft, vendor management and information security compliance.

day, Sept. 8, at noon. The event may have something for everyone, including furniture. The event also features a tag sale. For more information, call (203) 234-6784. Montowese Baptist Church is collecting donations to support American soldiers. Items requested include socks, soap, travel size personal hygiene items, pads, pencils, pens, note-

books, etc. Donations may be dropped off any Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information on any program or event at the church, call Pauline at (203) 234-6784.

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James Hartman James Robert (Jim) Hartman died Aug. 2, 2012, at the age of 74. He was born to the late John and Julia Miller Hartman, of Meriden. He graduated from the University of Hartford and was married to his wife, Marilyn O’Connor Hartman. Upon graduation, he joined Pratt & Whitney and worked as a manufacturing and industrial engineer. He served as a vice-president of the companies Aircraft Club. Jim was civically active in North Haven, his home for 48 years. He was a founding member of the Peter’s Rock Association, Past President and Senator of the North Haven Jaycees, President of the North Haven Coordinating Council, and a member of North Haven’s Bicentennial Committee. He loved to golf, jog, fish, and follow the Boston Red Sox. He is survived by four children, Laura (Mark) Fonicello, of Stafford Springs, Kathy (Dean) Artusa, of Hamden, Sharon (Scott) Morris, of

Farmington and James Hartman, of West Hartford. He was preceded by his sister, Mary Jane and husband, Dick Cerutti, of Kensington. He leaves behind two brother, John (Ginger) Hartman, of Bristol and Philip (Marge) Hartman, of Southington. He is also survived by six beloved grandchildren, Angelica and Dean Michael Artusa, of Hamden; Megan and Joseph Fonicello, of Stafford Springs; and Blaise and Nichole Morris, of Farmington. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews. His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Aug. 13, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Therese Church, North Haven at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012 from 3 to 6 p.m.

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concert and also will be available at the door. Proceeds benefit the National MS Society, Connecticut Chapter. For more information or advance tickets, call (203) 2390156, email or visit Submitted by John Owens



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Commentary An Ounce of Prevention

Are you a grasshopper or an ant? By V. Deborah Culligan, RN, MPH

In Aesop’s famous fable, “The Grasshopper and The Ant,” the ant was busy gathering food for the winter while the grasshopper played all day long. When winter came, the ant was well supplied, while grasshopper starved. The lesson of the fable: be prepared for the future. Some of us are ants, always preparing for future events, while others are grasshoppers, chirping and singing through life. There is probably a happy medium between the two lifestyles for overall daily living. But, unfortunately, most people are more like the grasshopper when it comes to preparing

for an unexpected event, such as a storm or a terrorist attack. Surely, we should live our lives according to the freedoms we have known. However, it is practical to be like the ant, and make preparations. This should hit home in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene last year. In addition, recent warnings of a “credible” threat on our cities should be even more motivating to make some preparations. Making preparations We have been told to go

about our daily lives in the way we always do, with an extra sense of attention to things that may not seem right. Along with that, it is prudent to make some preparations, in the event that you need to be in your home for a period of time. These preparations should be made now, not the day before or day of. There are several websites developed by the government which offer step-bystep, practical recommendations to take now for family safety should an event occur. These websites include, emergency.cdc .gov/ and emergency.cdc. gov/preparedness/ The main three ideas for

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Government Meetings Wednesday, Aug. 15 Board of Finance, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 Zoning Board of Appeals, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 Blight Prevention Board of Appeals, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 Inland/wetlands Commission, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27 Water Pollution Control Authority, 7 p.m. Conservation Commission, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28 Police Commission, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 North Haven Housing Authority, 4 p.m.

Community Services and Recreation, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 Board of Selectman, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10 Planning and Zoning Commission, 7 p.m. Water Pollution Control Authority, 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 Parks & Recreation Commission, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 Blight Prevention Bd. of Appeals, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 Board of Finance, 7 p.m. Inland/Wetlands Commission, 7 p.m.

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Suspend CT prison credits By Eric Cotton The governor and his undersecretary for criminal justice need to stop viewing legitimate concerns about the Cotton early release credit system as an attack on prison reform itself. You can support prison reform while also recognizing the need for changes in the Risk Reduction Earned Credit program. The wanton killing of Ibrahim Ghazal during a June 27 robbery at a Meriden convenience store is a good reason to have that conversation, but it can be difficult to get Michael Lawlor, undersecretary for criminal justice policy, even to admit that risk-reduction credits were a factor in the April release of Frankie Resto, the man accused of killing Ghazal. The extreme defensive posture is troubling and

counterproductive. By taking such a position, Lawlor and Gov. Malloy, Democrats, are actually the ones politicizing the issue, although they’ve been leveling the charge of playing politics at a Republican state senator who’s calling for a suspension of the credit program in the wake of Ghazal’s death. His Democratic opponent in the 13th District also wants changes in the program after the killing, but you don’t hear the Malloy administration discussing that. Also seeking changes is the state’s non-partisan victim advocate, who announced last week that 7,589 inmates have been released from prison early since the program began last fall and at least 773 have already been returned to custody. The numbers are shocking and don’t even include former inmates re-arrested but released on bond or a promise to appear, or those arrested on parole violations. And while the earned See Suspend, page 16

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Eco-law in the overall legislative environment By Kyle Swartz

Maintaining Connecticut’s natural environment is an important component of the work of state lawmakers. According to the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters — which ranks General Assembly members on their support for environmental issues — politicians in the recent legislation session were more eco-conscious than in three previous sessions. Still, improvement is possible. Many politicians from surrounding municipalities received exemplary scores. At the conclusion of each session, CLCV officials assign grades which are out of 100. Numerous local General Assembly representatives, Democrat and Republican, got perfect 100-percent markings. Those who did should welcome this as a distinction of doing what’s best — having been granted by voters the ability to craft law — for the environment. What about politicians whose evaluation came in below 100? Several area lawmakers — again, of both parties — earned imperfect CLCV assessments. Attaining a 100-percent rating certainly should be a goal for every session. However, authorities with lower scores could have been in planning committees, which consider greater numbers of environmental-based bills, early drafts which get voted down and rewritten multiple times before they can attract wider bipartisan support. And voting against eco-related legisla-

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tion to avoid significantly negative financial ramifications for a representative’s district — an understandable decision in light of protecting taxpayers — also counts against their CLCV grade. Still, every politician should strive for a 100. While this state sometimes is described as being business-unfriendly due, in part, to excessive regulations, sustaining pro-green laws is necessary to defend our ecosystem from spoil by reckless factories and processing plants. The Quinnipiac River’s regrettable history of pollution is proof of environmental ruin possible without appropriate rules. Dating back over a century, municipalities and industries situated along the waterway dumped toxins directly into the river and its wetlands. Fish life dwindled. Only the commendable efforts of green-conscious professionals in recent decades have helped begin a reversal of culture toward anti-contamination. In a Record-Journal article of July 26, CLCV Director Lori Brown stated that politician scores are up. Past sessions, she argued, got dragged down by a rush to loosen regulations to improve job prospects. “That’s clearly not the solution. It has never been and never will be,” Brown correctly averred. As demonstrated by General Assembly’s latest session, creating new employment opportunities and protecting the ecosystem can, and should, be accomplished

See Eco, page 16 ties), a whistle (to signal for help), a can opener, garbage Continued from page 13 bags and ties for personal sanitation, special items for preparedness are: make a special populations, such as kit, make a plan and be ininfant formula, diapers, formed. medications, eye glasses and You should prepare a kit pet supplies. Some people for your family. At the minimight choose to keep a small mum, it should contain: Water (one gallon of water amount of cash. You should make a family per person per day) and nonplan. This plan should inperishable food for at least clude important phone numthree days; masks or a bers, how to decide whether dense-weave cotton fabric that could provide a filter be- to stay where you are or to evacuate an area (or go to get tween you and air contamichildren) and how you will nants; materials to make a contact each other if separat“shelter in place” (heavyed during an event. It is imweight plastic garbage bags or plastic sheeting, duct tape portant to know your child’s and scissors). Also worth put- school/day care emergency ting in the kit are: a portable plan so you can discuss it with your child. You may air purifier with a HEPA filwant to keep your car with at ter, a flashlight, a batteryleast half a tank of gas at all powered radio, extra battertimes. ies, a first aid kit, a wrench or pliers (to turn off utiliThe third part of “being


ready” is to be informed. Do you know what to do in the event of a biological, chemical or radiological threat? While it is not essential to know every possible agent, there are some general practices that you can learn should there be an event. Specific information would most likely be available through emergency operation centers. If the above information seems overwhelming, you can at least take two or three simple actions, to make your life safer, should a hurricane or other emergency occur. Number 1: You need flashlights and batteries — the more, the better. Put one next to everyone’s bed. This simple action will help you navigate your environment more safely and help you to find supplies that you might

Well, I’ve watched close to 10 minutes of the Olympics so far, and so far it’s pretty, um, exciting. But admit it: most of us have never been convinced that some of these events should even be considered sports. Take synchronized swimming — please! Take gymnastics. Take rhythmic gymnastics. Lots of skill involved, granted, but for reasons that are never explained, every gymnastic move, whether on the floor or on that big beam thing, has to be punctuated with a flounce; every move — practically every other step — has to be decorated with a sort of physical filigree, an overtly graceful “Ta-dah!” motion, as if to say, “See how poised I am!” This strikes me as more styling than style, more like something that’d be taught at Miss LahDiDah’s School of the Dance than at any gym. And nobody used to pay any attention to gymnastics anyway — not until

need. Flashlights are much safer than candles. Don’t wait until a storm is predicted. With Irene, “D” batteries disappeared from the shelves days before the storm. Number 2: Every home should have a battery-operated radio. Should an event be widespread or should you need information about evacuations or special instructions, your radio may be your only source of information. The internet and the television offer great information, but if the electricity is out, (like with Irene) a radio may be your only source of information. (Be sure you have batteries.) Taking these two actions are pretty simple and can relieve a lot of anxiety, especially if you have children in the home. However, should an event occur, you may need

1976, when the first perfect 10 ever awarded to an Olympian went to that little gymnast from Romania. And the “ain’t she cute” angle has continued to carry the sport, reinforced by Kerri Strug’s gold-medalclinching-but-also-anklecrunching final vault in 1996. Still, it seems to me there is a whole bunch of other “sports” you could bring in, sports that are more down to earth, that people can relate to in their everyday lives. Here are a few suggestions. I offer them to the International Olympic Committee at no charge: The cell phone toss. It’s what everybody wants to do, but never does, every time the blankety-blank thing drops a call. Rhythmic tweeting. You send out a tweet and then you do one of those gymnastic-style flounces and yell, “Ta-dah!” Rhythmic nagging. No mother-in-law stereotypes, please, but I think each of See Olympics, page 16

more than a flashlight and a radio. Keeping non-perishable foods in the home and at least a three day water supply is strongly advised. For those on wells and septic, remember that toilets don’t flush when the power goes out. Filling bathtubs and other large pots should a hurricane approach will be helpful. For more information, call the Quinnipiac Valley Health District at (203) 248-4528, or request info online at An Ounce of Prevention is a weekly publication of the Quinnipiac Valley Health District, which is located at 1151 Hartford Turnpike, North Haven. An Ounce of Prevention is written by QVHD Deputy Director V. Deborah Culligan, RN, MPH.



Senior day trips

Wednesday, Aug. 15 - Mohegan Sun Casino. Thursday, Aug. 16 - Bingo with Hamden healthcare Thursday, Aug. 16 AARP Drivers Course Thursday, Sept. 6 - Foxwoods Casino. Thursday, Sept. 20 - The

Sicilian Tenors. Thursday, Oct. 11 - Oktoberfest - Chef Josef.

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Hot Dog Friday - Hot dog Friday is scheduled for every Friday during June, July, August and September. A fee is charged for two hot dogs,

Regifting Auction - Friday, Aug. 24 at 10:15 a.m. Donate gently used or new items to auction. No clothes, pocketbooks or shoes. Items may be dropped off at the Senior Center. Annual Picnic with the Purple Red Hatters Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 11:30 p.m. Picnic will be catered. Entertainment by Bob Giannotti is scheduled. Signups will begin Monday, Aug. 13.

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Senior Lunch Menu To reserve a lunch, call Mary Ellen at (203) 2394030. Reservations must be made by noon the day before. Lunch is served at noon. Suggested donation is $2. Monday, Aug. 13: Lite crunch chicken breast, Caribbean rice and beans, stewed tomatoes, oat bread, watermelon. Tuesday, Aug. 14: Beef tips with brown gravy, egg noodles, peas and onions, whole wheat bread, rasp-

berry sherbet. Wednesday, Aug. 15: Turkey Divan, baked potato, Baby Belgium carrots, pumpernickel bread, fruited Jell-O. Thursday, Aug. 16: Roast beef with gravy, mashed potato, green beans rye bread, cookie. Friday, Aug. 17: Manhattan clam chowder, unsalted crackers, chicken Caesar salad, Bowtie pasta spinach salad, breadstick, chocolate brownie.

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The West Haven MS Support Group meets at the West Haven Veterans Administration Hospital, Building 2, 950 Campbell Ave., in West Haven, every Thursday at 11:15 a.m. This meeting is for veterans only. For more information, please contact Mary Lou at (203) 932-5711, ext. 2276. There are more than 6,000 Connecticut residents diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, an oftentimes debilitating disease affecting the central nervous system. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Connecticut Chapter offers more than 30 support groups throughout Connecticut. These groups bring together

people who share a common life experience as it relates to MS and its effects. For more information, visit or call the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Connecticut Chapter at (800) FIGHT MS.

Caregiver support group Clelian Adult Day Care, 261 Benham St., Hamden, sponsors a monthly support group for those taking care of a loved one or family member. For more information, call Sr. Cecelia at (203) 288-4151.

Free blood pressure screening The Outpatient Specialty Clinic at Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford has scheduled free blood pressure

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Events planned at the Senior Center next week: Monday, Aug. 13 Line dance, 9 a.m. Exercise, 9:30 a.m. Canasta, 10:15 a.m. Lunch, 11:30 a.m. Bocce, 12:30 p.m. Oil painting, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 12:45 p.m. Pinochle, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 Ceramics, 9 a.m. Chair Yoga, 10 a.m. Hairdresser/Barber/Nails , 10:30 a.m. Lunch, 11:30 a.m. Health Guidance Clinic, noon a.m. Mah Jongg, 12:30 p.m. Crafts, 1 p.m. Senior Songsters, 1:15 p.m. Tax Relief Program, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 Mohegan Sun trip, 8 a.m. Line dance, 9 a.m. Exercise, 9:30 a.m. Errands, 10:30 p.m. Lunch, 11:30 a.m. Mah Jongg, noon Bridge, 12:15 p.m. Knitting w/Eleanor, 12:30 p.m. Bocce, 12:30 p.m. Bingo, 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 AARP Driver Safety, 8:30 a.m.



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us knows at least one person who could qualify in this sport. Rhythmic kvetching. Hmmm . . . I might even be competitive here. Synchronized drinking. Again, let’s watch the stereotypes, but we all know there are several countries that would dominate this event. Synchronized thinking. The trouble with this one is

that North Korea would take the gold every time. (But let’s be nice and give a shout out to the Great Big Leader, Kim Jong-Un, and his bride, Ri Sol Ju, the movie actress, since their marriage has only recently been discovered. You may remember her as the leading lady in that classic film, “Let’s All Struggle to Complete the Five-Year Plan in Four Years.” Actually, I was going to write that Jong-Un had “taken a bride,” but I

can’t be sure he actually had his thugs grab her off the street and toss her into the trunk of a 1972 ZIL limousine, which is the traditional way for dictators to go acourting.) The 50-kilometer stroll. In some languages it comes out as the 50-kilometer saunter. Either way, this one’s no sweat — literally; they check afterward to make sure your pulse rate hasn’t gone up. Olympic multitasking. It’s like the modern pentathlon,

only more modern; instead of doing five things in succession — shoot a pistol, swim, run, fence and jump — you have to do five things simultaneously — drive a car, drink some coffee, eat a slice of pizza, text the Olympic Motto to the judges in Latin or English (see headline: “Swifter, Higher, Stronger”) and either apply

makeup or use an electric razor. It’s assumed that the women will fard — that’s the verb, believe it or else, that means “to paint the face with cosmetics” — and the men will shave. But that’s only because East Germany is gone. Glenn Richter is the senior copy editor at the RecordJournal, Meriden.


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holdup at knifepoint. His prison disciplinary record includes assault, theft, intoxication and arson for setting his mattress on fire. And yet he received 199 days’ worth of early release credits, which is partly why he got out in April versus October. The state needs to institute a psychological evaluation for any inmate who may be released due to credits, as the victim advocate proposes. But it must also scale back the program to a more manageable number of inmates so they can be closely monitored. The list of offenses that would disqualify an inmate from early release should also be expanded to include crimes such as rape. The governor deserves credit for seeking innovative and humane solutions to prison overcrowding. Previous administrations simply shipped prisoners out of state. But Malloy and Lawlor must also be willing to make adjustments when needed. Until that can happen, risk reduction should be suspended. Eric Cotton is managing editor of the Record-Journal, Meriden. Follow him on Twitter @ecotton3

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Playground gets support Submitted by Donna Spose.

North Haven Rotary Foundation Scholarship recipients, from left: Spencer Oakes, Emily Carroll, Jennifer Royka , Molly Gambardella, Ramneet Singh, Tyler Hinde, Dr. Russell Dallai, North Haven High School principal, and Amara Barbiero.

Rotary Foundation awards scholarships

At a meeting of the North Haven Rotary Club in late June, Dr. Russell Dallai praised this year’s graduating class as a “terrific group of students who would truly be missed.” He thanked the North Haven Rotary Club for its ongoing support of NHHS students, from sponsoring the Interact Club and other school programs to granting scholarships. The following recipients received $1,000 scholarships: Molly Gambardella, daughter of Rotarian Bill Gambardella and his wife Rosalind (applying to art design schools); Emily Carroll (Boston College in financial management); Ramneet Singh (University of Connecticut in finance); Jennifer Royka ( University of Central Florida); Amara Barbiero (Quinnipiac University in accounting/ CPA); Tyler Hinde (Eastern Connecticut State University in Elementary Education); and Spencer Oakes (University of Connecticut in Business.) Submitted by David Maschesseault

Graduates University of Saint Joseph - Brianne Gormley, Michelle Kachmarck of North Haven

Dean’s list Union College, New York - Jaclyn Salzillo of North Haven.

Scholastic achievements William Neri of North Haven received a scholarship from BIC Corporation. The scholarships are awarded annually to the children of the BIC Corporation.

Reunions Hamden High School Class of 1967 has scheduled its 45th year reunion for Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Holiday Inn in North Haven. For more information, call Gene Pari at (203) 281-3839 or Stan Mandygral at (203) 234-3906. Reservations are limited; the committee also need current information for its mailing.

The N.E.W. 34th Charitable Corporation presented The Montowese Playground Fund Committee with a check recently. The N.E.W. 34th Charitable Corporation, a nonprofit corporation, was set up for charitable practices and purposes. Pictured in front of the Montowese Elementary School in North Haven are, from left: Sen. Len Fasano; Jen Shiavo, co-president of the Montowese Elementary School PTA; Mary Federico, principal of Montowese Elementary School; Lori-Anne Murgo, co-president of the Montowese Elementary School PTA; Robert Parisi, president of The N.E.W. 34th Charitable Corporation; Michelle O’Brien, co-chair of the Montowese School Playground Committee; and Tammy Wilson, co-chair of the Montowese School Playground Committee.

Scores Continued from page 1 even greater improvement. Percentages of kids in this grade who scored at or above goal in 2012 went up across all three CMT subjects compared to 2011. Math saw 81 percent of local fifth-graders achieve this benchmark in 2012 after just 74.6 percent did in 2011. The gain in reading was 76.2 percent, up from 67.2, while writing was 82.6 percent, displaying progress from 78.5 two school years ago. “There were nice improvements from grade three to four and grade four to five,” Cronin said. Taking the CMT for the first time ever, 78.7 percent of third-grade pupils in North Haven scored at or above goal in math, 63 in reading and 75.8 in writing. The positive signs of education growth continued into the junior high school with more CMT gains. Seventy-eight percent of students in seventh grade achieved at or above goal in math in 2012, compared to 72 in 2011. Reading scores for this grade jumped from 77

percent two academic years ago to 90 percent in 2012. Writing saw an improvement of 68 to 80. One of the few declines occurred in the reading score for last year’s eighth-graders — 82 percent at or above goal — a dip from 84 in 2011. Writing and math both indicated development for eighthgrade students, however, with 82 up from 61, and 78 up from 73, respectively. A CMT-tested academic area in which North Haven Middle School students showed much advancement was writing. “The middle school writing scores looked very good this year,” Cronin said. “The middle school has been working with their new arts-andlanguage curriculum for a few years now. I would like to think that what we’re seeing here are the benefits of that new curriculum.” After the low writing scores of 2011, bettering this skill among local students became a concerted effort within the education district last year. “Across the board, students are writing more here in all subjects,” Cronin said. “Beginning at the com-

mencement of last year, one thing I asked all teachers was to have their kids write in class each day. The teachers took that to heart, and now we are seeing the positive results of that.” The Connecticut Academic Performance Test assesses all in-state tenth-graders across four subjects. “We had some very nice improvements in tenth grade,” Cronin said. “Of course, with CAPT, you’re comparing different groups of kids — last year’s tenthgraders and the ones from the year before. But the gains are nice, nonetheless.” According to Cronin, in North Haven’s CAPT reference group — 24 state municipalities of similar demographics to North Haven — local tenth-graders placed fourth in math and science, seventh in writing and n10th

in reading. “Our performance really has increased,” Cronin said of the top-of-the-pack showings in 2012. “We were in the top half of everything.” Of local tenth-graders, 60 percent scored at or above

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Job center gets Rotary boost Past president and treasurer of the local Rotary club, John Henry Graef, Jr. recently presented the group’s $1,000 check to library Director Lois Baldini with the stipulation that the funds be designated for the Job and Career Corner at the library. Graef has served on the North Haven library board for many years and is a semi-retired printer. In expressing her gratitude on behalf of the town, the director commended Graef for his lifetime of service to the community and told the group that the Job and Career Corner was initiated by the club in 1980. It has grown from a single shelf with less than a dozen books to an entire section with nearly 2,500 volumes. Baldini said the specialized center has seen a major increase in use since the downturn in the economy and the rise in unemployment, with frequent use of a dedicated computer where people can go on line and search for jobs. She de-

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North Haven Library Director Lois Baldini accepts $1,000 check from Rotarian John Henry Graef, Jr. scribed the morphing of libraries into information centers and said the Rotary club’s generosity has provided the finest resource of its kind in the state, with donations totaling $34,325 over the years. The North Haven Library is a member of a consortium of 25 libraries with access to over 2 million vol-

umes and an annual circulation in excess of 180,000 volumes loaned to approximately 85,000 people, with unique on line databases such as ancestry and Consumer Reports. One sign of the facility’s community outreach is a large collection of donated pans and cookie cutters loaned to young families.

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Forrest Yoga

Forrest Yoga is scheduled at the North Haven Library, 17 Elm Street, Tuesday, Sept 4 at 5:30 through Tuesday, Oct. 9. This sixweek series presented by Doreen Dressel is free to the public and sponsored by the Friends of the North Haven Library. Forrest Yoga does not require strength or flexibility; it only requires a willingness to learn how to feel authentically and respond honestly. Beginners to Forrest Yoga learn to breathe deeply and connect in feeling with their bodies during poses that are typically held for 5-10 breaths. As participants progress, they can become proficient at safely tailoring each pose to work best for you, particularly if you have physical injuries or chronic pain Bring a yoga mat. Registration is required and begins Friday, Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Reference Desk of the library or call (203) 239-5803.

Library programs

The North Haven Memorial Library, has scheduled the following summer programs. All programs are free and sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For more information, call (203) 239-5803 or visit

Friday, Aug. 10 - Last day of Summer Reading Clubs. The Secret Room - This is the last day to play the game and buy prizes. Teen Reading Club - Raffle tickets must be entered today. (No tickets accepted after today). Raffle is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 13. Winners need not be present and will be notified by phone. Off to Kindergarten - Wednesday, Aug. 22 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. for children entering Kindergarten in September. The program is designed to help children get ready for kindergarten with stories, crafts, songs and rhymes. Registration is required and begins Friday, July 27. The program is for residents only. The Summer Reading Club was created by the staff of the North Haven Library: Angela Beach, Lenore Carlone, Katherine Donohue, Sue Griffiths, Noureen Hakim, Melinda Landino, Pat LaTerza, Rose Mangiulli, Kris Melillo, Meredith Modena, Pamela Naylor, MaryBeth Perfetto, Debbie Ward, Sue Weymann, and generously supported by the Friends of the North Haven Library.

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they haven’t seen him, they haven’t heard of him.” Fasano was surprised at the statement and said that after 10 years as a state senator, he is often recognized. He declined to comment on Fontana’s statement further. “It’s going to be a positive campaign. I’m running on my record,” he said. The 54-year-old attorney, also of North Haven, has been a state senator since 2003. Except for his first election, Fasano has run unopposed for the seat until now. He is the Senate minority leader pro tempore. He said his campaign this year has brought him to various events on the East Haven green, elderly facilities and picnics and festivals throughout the area. But he’s leaving the door-knocking until fall. “I do what I always do - I go to as many things as I can,” he said. “During the summer, people like to enjoy their days and their nights. I try not to bother them too much during the summer.” Fasano has been logging his travels on his Facebook site, while Fontana has been blogging on his own website about the places he has been to and the people he has met. Each says he’s not talking much about his opponent, and the two had a cordial relationship when they worked together as legislators for North Haven. Each says he’s

the candidate for the middle class. But when asked of their differences, Fasano paints his opponent as a Democratic partyline candidate who would have been a supporter of Gov. Dannel Malloy’s $3.8 million tax increase, something he has roundly decried and voted against. “It’s his party, he was of distinction in the state party,” Fasano said. Fontana said he is not sure if he would have voted for the budget, and he hasn’t looked at it in detail. He said it is Fasano who has hewn too closely to party leadership since becoming Senate pro tem minority leader. Ten years ago, when the two worked together, he said, Fasano was “thinking for himself,” but that had changed. As an example, Fontana held up paid sick day legislation (Senate Bill 913), which the Senate approved 18-17 in May 2011. Fasano had previously said he would support it, a vote which would have been in direct conflict with his party, but on the day of the vote, he didn’t show up, according to Fontana. “People sent you to Hartford to represent them - and then you disappear,” he said. Fasano was taken aback by the claim, saying that he indeed did not show up that night - because he was attend-

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Canned cat food drive It’s kitten season and once again The Animal Haven is filled with hungry little kitties. The shelter is in need of canned cat food. Representatives are scheduled to collect food and monetary donations on the North Haven green each Tuesday night this summer from 6 to 8 p.m. during the town’s concert series. Visit the Animal Haven table to learn more about it and the wonderful animals it helps every day. Monetary and food donations can also be dropped off or mailed to The Animal Haven at 89 Mill Street, North Haven, CT 06473. The Animal Haven is a private no-kill shelter for the Greater New Haven area to humanely relinquish orphaned animals for a small donation. The Animal Haven takes pride in matching homeless cats and dogs in permanent loving homes. The Animal Haven is self-supporting and receives no funds from town of government sources. Funds to operate our shelter come from membership dues, private contributions, entry and adoption donations and many fund raising events. Many homeless pets need your help for a second chance at life at the Animal Haven. www.the


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Historical Society events

Premium books are available for the 2012 North Haven Fair and Exposition, scheduled for Sept. 6 through 9, at the fairgrounds on Washington Avenue. Deadlines for entries received is Aug. 18. The book may be obtained by calling Martha at (203) 865-3596 (except Sundays.) Due to the increase of postage, North Haven residents who did not receive a premium book in the mail are asked to pick up a copy at the North Haven Town Hall or the North Haven Library.

North Haven Historical Society, 27 Broadway, has scheduled events as follows: Sunday, Aug. 19 - Martha Culver Open House, 290 Quinnipiac Ave. from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 - Fourth Annual Trolley Tour. Tours leave Cultural Center at noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance. The North Haven Historical Society Headquarters is open September to June, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 to 6 p.m. and July and August, Thursdays from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, call (203) 239-7722 or visit

Golf tournament

The Ben Fronte Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 17 at Hunter Memorial Golf Course, Meriden. The event features golf, cart, lunch, dinner at the Hard Hat Cafe, raffle and prizes. Proceeds benefit the North Haven Youth Football and the Father McGibney cancer Center for prostate cancer research. 1228358


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Girl Scouts needs leaders

The North Haven Girl Scout Council is looking for volunteers to assist with existing troops as well as leaders for new troops. The council is looking for one hour per month or per week to share your hobbies, interests or career to help make difference in a girl’s life. Even if you can only help for a portion of the year, there is a position for you. Training is provided. For more information, contact Anita Silvestro at (203) 2392922, ext. 3334.

Golf tournament

The Sleeping Giant Women’s Golf Association has scheduled its Rally for the Cure Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 10 at the Sleeping Giant Golf Course , Hamden. The tournament is a shotgun format, beginning at 8 a.m. and is open to the public. The event includes play, lunch, prizes, raffle and a silent auction will also be held. Proceeds benefit the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation. Applications for the tournament are available a the golf course.

Inspection of building permits

The North Haven Assessor’s Office is scheduled to conduct field visits to inspect properties that have had building permits or certificates of occupancy issued during the last year. These visits are scheduled through the end of October. The inspector will show identification from the Town of North Haven. For more information about the inspector or the inspection process, call the Assessor’s office at (203) 239-5321, ext. 610.

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Big wins Submitted by Stacey Anquillare

The North Haven 8U Junior Indians recently won both post season tournaments. They won the Madison 8U tournament as well as the Clinton 8U tournament. The team went undefeated throughout the post season with a record of 15-0 which includes the Ct District 4 Tournament. Also, Tyler McLain, Michael Anquillare and Jack Bowery finished 1st, 3rd and 4th place respectively in Madison’s Home Run Derby. Front row, from left: Anthony Acampora, Jack Bowery, Justin Coppola, Michael Anquillare, Sal Giamo, Derek Mortali. Back row: Tyler Signore, Ty Rooney, Ryan Balzano, Tyler McLain, Chris Hager, Andrew Coppola (batboy). Missing from photo: Ryan Cannon, Matt Dodge, and Jack Ranani.

Meet the champs Submitted by Greg Barbiero


Wambolt & Tolomeo Attorneys at Law beat Lawncare Etc recently to become the 2012 North Haven Girls Softball League Middle School Division Champions. Back row: Back row: Scott Murray, Walt Spader, Jon Priebe and Greg Barbiero (head coach). Middle row: Lynnsey Spader, Anna Stowe, Callyn Priebe, Lauryn Gonsalves, Katie Messina, Victoria Mattie. Front row: Hailey Murray, Julissa Maldonado, Ashley Carbone, Antonia Barbiero, Erica Castelli, Sierrah Rich.

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goal in reading in 2012, bettering the figure of 48 in 2011. Like in junior high, North Haven realized a gain in writing, with 80 percent at or above goal, compared to 73 in 2011. The percentage at or above goal in math jumped from 61 to 66, and in science the increase was from 49 to 61. Cronin was especially proud of the latter. “I think that our science

departments have been working very hard, and are looking at their curriculum in terms of when they are presenting things to students versus when they are assessed,” he said. “They have been rewriting their curriculum, increasing the rigor of it, as well.” “We had some nice gains in all four areas,” he added. “I know that both the teachers and the students have been working very hard and it is showing.” A proponent of data-driven curriculum, Cronin is ea-

ger to take these statistics measuring North Haven student results in 2012 on the CMT and CAPT and put it toward enhancing local education. “Looking at the growth at different schools and grade levels helps us determine how well our curriculum is doing,” he said. “We also get results for individual student performances. We can chart that from year to year. I think that gives us a lot of good data with which we can improve our instruction moving forward.”


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The North Haven Girls Softball League was invited to play in the Branford “Firecracker Tournament” in June. The girls played a series of “round robin” games against Branford and West Haven. After beating Branford, NHGSL went on to beat West Haven twice to go undefeated in play and winning this year’s tournament. Back row: Coach Barbiero, Kaitlyn Balzano, Erica Urtel, Natalia Schiavo, Angelina Martin, Coach VanDuessen, Coach S. VanDuessen, Brooke Balzano, Carly VanDuessen, Coach Sheeley, Eryn Sheeley. Front Row: Priscilla Kozdroy, Skylar Butler, Ashley Carbone, Jordyn Sheeley, Antonia Barbiero, Julianna Bencivengo.

Contest Continued from page 18 ing the wake of the wife of a beloved friend who had died after a long battle with cancer, something he said everyone in the legislature knew. “I wouldn’t leave his side - I don’t care what the vote was,” Fasano said. “It’s very disappointing to me that he would say that without knowing his facts - this is what career politicians do.” Fontana said he knew about the wake, but had heard it was earlier in the day and the vote was late that night. He felt that the move not to go was political. “He was between a rock and a hard place,” Fontana said. Both state party chairs said Tuesday that they feel the race is an important one. “Certainly, defending the 14 seats we already have is imperative,” said state Re-

publican Party Chairman Jerry Labriola. “This race presents a clear choice for the voters. Sen. Fasano represents everything that’s good about politics - he’s an honest and dedicated public servant who votes in a fiscally responsible manner.” Nancy DiNardo, state Democratic chairwoman, said she worked with Fontana when he was vice chairman of the party for six years and thought he was “a great guy.” She said he had beaten a strong Republican for his former House seat the first time out and could do it again. “The Republicans are the party of ‘no’ and do not want to work collaboratively to turn our state around,” she said. “I think you’ll find in Steve Fontana how to reach across the aisle and be productive.” Laurie Rich Salerno reports for the Record-Journal, Meriden. Follow her on Twitter — @LaurieSalernoRJ

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Notice is hereby given that the North Haven Zoning Board Of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, August 16, 2012, at 7:30 p.m., at the North Haven Memorial Library, 17 Elm Street in the Community Room, at which time and place opportunity will be given to those who wish to be heard relative to the following applications:


1. #12-16 Application of Giovanni Scalmani and Laura Villa, Owners and Applicants, relative to 81 Buell Street, (Map 41, Lot 181), per Section, requesting a side yard variance of 5' to allow a side yard setback of 5' where 10' is required, and requesting an aggregate side yard setback variance of 5.5' to permit an aggregate side yard of 19.5' where 25' is required. R-12 Zoning District. 2. #12-17 Application of Universal Donuts, Inc., Applicant, and Jennie Aiardo and PEA Holdings, LLC, Owner, relative to 7 and 11 Montowese Avenue, (Map 16, Lots 79 and 6), per Section 5.1.2, requesting a front yard variance of 40' to allow a 35' front yard setback where 75' is required, and per Section, requesting a variance of 15' to permit a residential property line setback of 35' where 50' is required, and per Section, requesting a variance of 15' to permit a 15' buffer strip adjacent to a residential zoning district where 30' is required. IL-30 Zoning District. 3. #12-18 Application of Elisa Katz, Applicant, Northside Plaza, LLC, Owner, relative to 510 Washington Avenue, (Map 95, Lot 7), per Section, requesting a variance of 2 feet to allow the keeping of dogs in a building located 48 feet from a lot line, where 50 feet is required. CB-40 Zoning District. 4. #12-19 Application of Quinnipiac University, Owner and Applicant, relative to 370 Bassett Road, (Map 91, Lot 22), per Section, requesting a sign variance to allow two one-sided signs of 37 square feet each, where one double sided sign of no more than twelve square feet is allowed. LO Zoning District.

Notice is hereby given that the Inland Wetlands Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at 7:00 P.M., at the North Haven Memorial Library, 17 Elm Street in the Community Room, to consider the following application. A copy of this notice is filed in the Town Clerk's Office. 1. #I12-08 Application of John Zyrlis, Jr. - TPA Design Group, Applicant, Covidien, Owner, relative to 195 McDermott Road, (Map 3, lots 7 & 10 and Map 6, lots 26, 28, 29 & 57), seeking Permit To Conduct Regulated Activity and Site Plan Referral. Plan Entitled: Master Plan for Covidien Global Headquarters Middletown Avenue, McDermott Road, North Haven, Connecticut. Prepared by TPA Design Group. Dated June 26, 2012, Revised. Scale 1' = 50'. IL-30 Zoning District. Mark Trojanowski, Chairman



CADILLAC DeVille 2001 With Livery Package 8 Cyl Auto. 4 Door Sedan. Stock# BH750A $8,995

(203) 235-1686

CADILLAC Seville SLS 2000 Leather, Chrome Wheels, Loaded with options. Stock# 5538B $5,995

(203) 235-1686

Donald Clark, Secretary LOST & FOUND


FOUND Near Dryden Drive area, Meriden. Mostly white female cat with brown and dark grey patterns. Call Tom at 203-9278949 for info

CADILLAC Eldorado 1995 Coupe. 8-cylinder. White. Moonroof. Air conditioned. Heated Seats. Excellent condition. $3500. 203 600 8708

LOST DOG Tan Pug, blue collar with tags. Last seen vic Cornerstone Court, Cheshire (Cheshire - South Meriden Line). Answers to Lucy. If seen, please call 203-808-2100


A Marketplace ad is an easy way to sell your merchandise, and it’s easy on your wallet, too.

Automatic, RWD, 6 Cylinder Stock# BH749A $11,995

(203) 235-1686

Looking for a friend? Find litters of critters in Marketplace.

Apply Now 1-866-879-1616 Must be 18 years of age and a US Citizen w/proof of residence. Minimum down payments may vary. Must meet income requirements. Subject to change without notice.


FORD CROWN VICTORIA 2003 $3,688 8 Cylinder, 4.6 Interceptor, Auto 30 Day 1,500 MILE Warranty BUY HERE - PAY HERE!

(203) 269-1106

The North Haven Citizen — Friday, August 10, 2012 AUTOMOBILES

HYUNDAI GENESIS 2009 4 Door Sedan, V6 Automatic Stock# P4062 Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300


Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 2005 4 WD, Automatic, 4 Door Stock# 13-019A Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

CARPENTRY REPAIRS Large or Small. Stairs, railing, interior, exterior, entry door & window replacement done by owner. Also provide addition, finish bsmnt, decks & complete home improvements. Free est. 203-238-1449 #578107


MIDSTATE PAVING QUALITY DRIVEWAYS CT# 575852 2 0 3 - 2 3 8 - 1 7 0 8



MGW HOME IMPROVEMENT Kitchens & Baths, Painting, Windows/Doors, Interior Remodeling, Gutters, Drywall, Decks/Porches & Basements Call MGW! CT Reg #631942 203 213-4567

KITCHEN & BATH REMODELING Give Your Bathroom A New Look! Partials or full, handicap upgrades, convert tubs into shower units. 1-800-890-8638


Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions

203-237-0350 FORD FOCUS 2001 $3,288 30 Day 1,500 MILE WARRANTY BUY HERE - PAY HERE! Down payments as low as $988 Plus tax & reg. (203) 269-1106

HYUNDAI SONATA 2005 $3,888 4 Cylinder, 4 Speed Automatic 30 Day 1,500 MILE WARRANTY BUY HERE - PAY HERE! (203) 269-1106

KIA SPORTAGE 1999 $3,488 - 5 Speed Stick 30 Day 1,500 MILE WARRANTY BUY HERE - PAY HERE! Down payments as low as $988 Plus tax & reg. (203) 269-1106

CT Reg. #516790


EL GUAPO THE ELECTRICIAN Small Electrical Jobs Welcome CT #E10194715. Insured 203-440-0239 or 860-324-0874

T.E.C. Electrical Svc LLC

C&M CONSTRUCTION *THE DECK SPECIALIST* 10% OFF 203-630-6459 CT Reg #608488

All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service


203-237-2122 EXCAVATING

CUSTOM DECKS for your family Also do Roofing, Siding & Gutters Accepting all credit cards CT Reg #621315 (203) 675-8084

CARS STARTING AT $199 DOWN 24 Month/2400 Mile Warranty LET US GIVE YOU A FRESH START Tax, Title, Fees Additional Apply Now 203-232-2600 Darrell

PLEASE CHECK YOUR AD HYUNDAI SONATA 2006 4 Door Sedan, GLS, V6, Auto Stock# 12-885B Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

Let Us Give You A Fresh Start

Cars Starting At $199 Down 24 month/24000 Miles Warranty Tax, Title, Fees Additional Apply Now Jack 1-866-879-1616

This newspaper makes every effort to avoid errors in advertisements. Each ad is carefully checked and proofread, but when you handle thousands of ads, mistakes do slip through. We ask therefore, that you check your ad on the FIRST day of publication. If you find an error, report it to the

Marketplace IMMEDIATELY by calling

203-238-1953 before 5pm Mon-Fri HYUNDAI GENESIS 2009



4 Door Sedan, V6 Automatic Stock# P4062 Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

2 Door Coupe. Manual, GT Stock# 13-058A Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

4 Door Sedan, Automatic Stock# 12-844A Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

We regret that we will not be responsible for more than ONE incorrect insertion and only for that portion of the ad that may have been rendered valueless by such an error.

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


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

DO NOT Freeze this WINTER! Call Duane Plumbing, heating & cooling. Annual furnace & boiler tune-ups & cleanings. Quality work. Major credit cards. Low rates. Call 203379-8944 #400335-S1

Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions

203-237-0350 CT Reg. #516790


MGW HOME IMPROVEMENT Kitchens & Baths, Painting, Windows/Doors, Interior Remodeling, Gutters, Drywall, Decks/Porches & Basements Call MGW! CT Reg #631942 203 213-4567

HEDGE TRIMMING RICK’S AFFORDABLE CleanUps, Mulch, Brush, Pricker & Small Tree Removal. Trim Hedges. Clean Gutters & Powerwash. Top Soil/Seed . Junk Removal. 203-530-4447

ALBERTS HOME REPAIRS Remodeling, Windows, Doors, Siding, Decks, Floors Lic & ins #623837 203-592-1148

HOUSE CLEANING POLISH/ENGLISH speaking woman to clean house w/care. 3rd cleaning 50% off. Ins & bonded. Refs. 860-538-4885

IF YOU MENTION THIS AD Summer Yard Clean-Ups Brush, Branches, Leaves, storm damage...Make your yard shine!!



Appl’s, Furniture, Junk, Debris, etc WE CAN REMOVE ANYTHING Entire house to 1 item removed! CALL FOR FREE ESTIMATES 203-535-9817 or 860-575-8218 WE WEED GARDENS NORM THE GARDENER (203) 265-1460

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

BILL RUDOLPH LANDSCAPING Backhoe & drainage work. Free Estimates. Over 40 Years Exp. Lic #563661. 203-237-9577 HAVE DUMP TRUCK- Will carry out junk, debris, furniture, appliances, etc. We Take It All! Free Estimates.

GUTTER CLEANING Seamless Gutters Custom Gutter Covers Lifetime no clog warranty Comm & Resid 1-800-890-8638


A-1 HANDYMANPLUS CT Reg #606277. Give us a Call - WE DO IT ALL! Free estimates. 203-631-1325

JUNK REMOVAL & MORE! We remove Furniture, Appliances, And Entire contents of: Homes*Sheds* Estates* Attics, Basements *Garages, & more. **Summer Yard Clean-ups.** Call for a Free Estimate 203-535-9817 or 860-575-8218

YARD Clean Ups Mowing, hedge trimming, brush, shrub & tree removal. Dump Runs. Junk Removal. Don 203-235-1318 GARY Wodatch Landscape Svs. Hedge/tree trim., trimming over grown properties. Est 1985. All calls returned. #0620397. Office 203-235-7723 cell 860-558-5430

A Marketplace ad is an easy way to sell your merchandise, and it’s easy on your wallet, too.


Friday, August 10, 2012 — The North Haven Citizen AUTOMOBILES


A GREAT DEAL! Can be found Every Day At STEPHEN TOYOTA 1-800-479-0843 or

MASONRY MARIO’S Masonry. All types of masonry and repair work. No job too small. Over 20 years exp. Fully lic & ins. 0614297. 203-565-5904 or 203-271-7917 JIMMY’S MASONRY Stonewalls, steps, patios, chimneys, all types. Lic. & Ins’d. 27 yrs exp. Call for free est. 860-2744893 CT. Reg. #604498 MNA SERVICES, CHIMNEY & MASONRY WORK Repair, relining & const. Waterproofing. Inspections. Fully ins. & lic. #0674024. SENIOR DISCOUNTS. FREE estimates. Call 203 714-7143 or cell 203 600-9439

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ROOFING, SIDING WINDOWS AND MORE Free Estimates/Fully Insured Reg #604200/Member BBB 860-645-8899

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Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions

QUALITY DRIVEWAYS CT# 575852 2 0 3 - 2 3 8 - 1 7 0 8

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All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service


203-237-2122 Cornerstone Fence & Ornamental Gates. All types of fence. Res/Comm. AFA Cert. Ins’d. Call John Uvino 203237-GATE. CT Reg #601060


On the outside. FREE ESTIMATES. #569127 Call Kevin 203-440-3279

S O F T W A S H H o u s ew a s h i n g

SATURN S SERIES SL1 2002 $3,088 30 Day 1,500 MILE WARRANTY BUY HERE - PAY HERE! Down payments as low as $788 Plus tax & reg. (203) 269-1106

J. HALL CONSTRUCTION Roofing, Siding, Decks, Windows, Remodeling, Additions. No Job Too Small Fully Licensed And Insured Contact Jeremy 203-537-2534 Reg#0575625

(203) 630-0088

Dodge Magnum SXT 2005 ONLY $799 DOWN!* Sunroof, Leather, Navigation Stock #PT5882C

HONDA ACCORD LX ONLY $799 DOWN!* Very Clean. 1 Owner. All Power Stock #120661A

CHRYSLER 300 Touring 2005 ONLY $499 DOWN!* Leather, Fully Loaded Stock #120666A

HONDA ODYSSEY EX-L 2006 ONLY $299 DOWN!* Alloys, Sunroof, Leather Stock #120509A

Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Remodeling Gutters CT Reg#570192

(203) 639-1634

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

*Does Not Include Sales Tax, Registration or DOC Fee

*Does Not Include Sales Tax, Registration or DOC Fee

Your Job Is Your Credit

Your Job Is Your Credit

(203) 630-0088

(203) 630-0088

HONDA CIVIC 2005 ONLY $799 DOWN!* Automatic. Gas Saver! Stock #120615A

Mercedes Benz 320 E 4 Matic 2001 ONLY $499 DOWN!* AWD, Every Option! Stock #130002A

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Subaru Forester 2006 4 door, 2.5 X Manual w/Premium Package Stock# 12-993A Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300 Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions

203-237-0350 CT Reg. #516790

TOP SOIL SAND & FILL BEAUTIFUL FARM FRESH Screened Top Soil. Fill, Sand & Stone, Mulch. Picked up or delivered. No minimum. Cariati Developers, Inc. 203-238-9846

Your Job Is Your Credit

(203) 630-0088

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203-269-0135 TREE SERVICES PROF. ARBORIST #S3365 75ft bucket truck. Precise Tree CT Reg #562159. 203-272-4216 NEW England Tree Service LLC, fully licensed & insured. Top quality work, 24 hr storm service. Refs avail. Free est. CT Reg 570899. Call (203) 699-TREE

NISSAN SENTRA 2.0 S 2007 ONLY $399 DOWN!* I-Key, Bluetooth, All Power Stock #130002A HONDA CRV 2005 ONLY $799 DOWN!* Sunroof, 6 Disc, One Owner Stock #120226Q

FORD MUSTANG SE 2002 ONLY $299 DOWN!* Loaded. Low Miles. Stock #P8879A


ROOFING, Siding, Decks, Gutters Lifetime Warranties Available Accepting all credit cards. CT Reg #621315 (203) 675-8084

Roofing, Siding, Windows, Decks, Remodeling Gutters CT Reg#570192

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

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C&M CONSTRUCTION DO NOT Flush money down the drain, call Duane Plumbing, heating. Quality work, low rates Major credit cards accptd. 203379-8944 lic. #283401 P1

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A+ PAINTING - Professional, quality work. Low rates. Free est. Rooms starting at $200. Anthony 203-814-7661 CT631687


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J. HALL CONSTRUCTION Roofing, Siding, Decks, Windows, Remodeling, Additions. No Job Too Small Fully Licensed And Insured Contact Jeremy 203-537-2534 Reg#0575625

Others Wash - We Clean! A Pressureless Wash Gutter black lines & Streaks Green Mold, Black Mildew. Dirt, Grease & Grime



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.

The Powerwashing Kings


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


CADILLAC Sedan DeVille 2002 Silver. Immaculate condition. New complete brake system. Guaranteed Perfect Car. Asking $6,100 or best offer. 203 269-4156 or 203-430-1623


CPI HOME IMPROVEMENT HIGHEST Quality-LOWEST Price Siding ● Roofing Windows ● Remodeling ● Decks ● Gutters Additions ●Credit cards accepted 203-634-6550 CT Reg #0632415

IN BUSINESS 31 YRS. Tree removal. Stump grinding. Crane Service. Free Estimates. Fully insured. 203-294-1775 PRICKER REMOVAL RICK’S AFFORDABLE Spring clean-ups, hedge trim, brush, tree, pricker & underbrush removal. No job too big or too small. 11 yrs exp. 203-530-4447

BUICK LUCERNE CXS 2006 ONLY $699 DOWN!* Leather, Sunroof, Chrome Alloys Stock #120515A

*Does Not Include Sales Tax, Registration or DOC Fee

*Does Not Include Sales Tax, Registration or DOC Fee

Buying, selling Marketplace is the answer.

*Does Not Include Sales Tax, Registration or DOC Fee

You”ll like the low cost of a Marketplace ad.


The North Haven Citizen — Friday, August 10, 2012







HONDA Accord, 1995, V6, 4 dr sedan, loaded. Runs like a clock. $3000. (203) 234-7533

B&D Battery Powered Lawn Mower. $99.95 Call (203) 294-0631

MERCURY Topaz 1992

DOG CAGE Best for Small Dog Asking only $40 (203) 238-3529

$600 Needs some minor repairs. Motor runs good. (203) 235-6579


MOTORCYCLE Jacket, Chaps, Helmet & Goggles. $100 Call 203-237-5129 DODGE RAM 1500 2004 Quad Cab, Hemi. Laramie, 4x4. Black w/black interior. AM/FM/CD player. Heated seats. $12500.00 Or Best Offer. Must Go. 203 600 8708

LINCOLN 2009 MKX Automatic, AWD Stock# 5660A $32,995

(203) 235-1686

HARLEY-DAVIDSON FLHRC I Road King Cl 2006 Under 11K miles. Adult ridden. Never seen rain. Reinhart true duals. $11,499. Excellent condition. John 203 265-3147 for more info.

PURE German Shepherd puppies born June 11th. Ready for August 1st. Black and tan. Mother and Father both present. The price per puppy is $1,200 each. Contact FRANK cell # 203-537-6239 leave a message.

PROFORM 390E ELLIPTICAL, I-pod hookup, bought in 2010. Great condition. Asking $325. For info call 203-530-6113

1991 S10 CHEVY PU 1 OWNER, 76k





REFRIGERATOR For Sale Good codition. $85. Call 203-715-0818



G.T. Tire 155 Colony St. Meriden, CT 203-235-8606


BUICK Rendezvous 2002 Silver, 80K miles on new engine, 4WD, 4 door, automatic, leather interior, heated seats, LOADED!!!! $5,500/OBO. Call 203-238-4210

CARS STARTING AT $199 DOWN 24 MONTH 24000 MILES WARRANTY LET US GIVE YOU A FRESH START Tax, Title, Fees Additional Apply Now Jack 1-866-879-1616

HARLEY-DAVIDSON FLHRI Road King EFI 2005 6800 miles $14,500 Or Best Offer 860-620-3636

SIBERIAN Husky & German Shepherd mix Puppies! $400 Call for info 203-915-7950


Must be 18 years of age and a US Citizen w/proof of residence. Minimum down payments may vary. Must meet income requirements. Subject to change without notice.

CADILLAC SRX 2004 (203) 235-1686

NISSAN MURANO 2007 All Wheel Drive, 4 Door Stock# 12-552A Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

19 ' Chaparral 198 F OPN 1987 Open water Blue/White Mercruises Engine. $2,200. Comes with 1988 Shore Trailer Model 2900 Please call Dan 203-265-4674


AFFORDABLE Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators and Stoves.

Will Deliver

203-284-8986 Couch Leather $1000, kitchen Island $500. Treadmill, Elliptical $100ea. NordicTrac $50. Kayak $350. Two stools $25 each. Pick up Plainville CT. Cash Only. Contact 508-423-3208 DODGE Durango SLT Plus 2002 Auto/4WD. White with black leather interior A/C (new). Heated seats. 183,000 mi (newer eng 55,000) Exc cond. $4900. Contact Fritz 860 614-0208

BULLDOG Purebred. 1 year old Male. Neutered. Handful. White /Brown Short-haired. Not trained Dog kennel. Not good w/children. Up-to-date shots. Ready to look at. $500 203-886-5692

TOYOTA Highlander 2008 4 Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sport Stock# 13-067A Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

DODGE RAM 1500 2008

JEEP Grand Cherokee 2006

4 WD, Quad Cab Stock# 12-792A Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

4 Door Laredo, 4 WD, Auto Stock# 12-851A Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

BULLDOGS, Yorkie, Yorkie-Poo, Beagles, Chihuahua, Poodles, Boxers, Labs, Pom-chus, Chow, Shih Tzu, mixed breeds. $250+ 860-930-4001 FREE Dwarf Rabbit With cage included Call 203-235-8434 HORSE CARE NEEDED Part Time AM & PM Experience preferred but will train the right person. 203-213-8833

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

MALTESE Puppy, Purebred, 7 mos old, good with children, loves people. Has papers. $600 neg. (203) 317-0929 MINI AUSSIE Blue Merle Female. 13 Weeks Old. First set of shots done. (203) 715-5836

DINING ROOM SET 5’ Oval Table with 12” Leaf Extension, 6 Chairs, Hutch and Buffet. Good Condition. $550. Call 203 272-3316. For pictures, email EXC COND Formal French Provincial sofa w/tufted back & fruitwood trim. Elegant Beige/ taupe design fabric. $400. Like New. Modern white laminated double dresser. $125. Brand New. Lge rectangle decorative gold frame mirror. $100. (203-265-2056.

LANE End-of-Bed Storage Chest. Cedar lined; locks. Medium brown finish. $100. Also, two pet gates for doorways /openings up to 42 inches. $15. 203-265-3427

Always Buying All Contents of Estates. Antique, old toys & collectibles. furniture, costume jewelry, etc. Call or stop by Frank’s, 18 S. Orchard St. Wallingford. 203-379-8731 or 203-284-3786 Open Mon.-Sat. 9am-5pm ALWAYS BUYING CASH PAID Vintage Electronics, Amps, Musical Instruments, Guitars, Radios, Ham Equipment, CB, HiFi, Audio Equipment. 860-707-9350

ALWAYS Buying Handtools, Old, used, and antique handtools. Carpentry, Machinist, Engraving and Workbench tools. If you have old or used tools that are no longer being used, call with confidence. Fair & friendly offers. Please call Cory 860-322-4367

CASH For WWII Military Items


DEE’S ANTIQUES SPORTING GOODS & HEALTH PROFORM 390E ELLIPTICAL, I-pod hookup, bought in 2010. Great condition. Asking $375. For info call 203-530-6113


CASH FOR MILITARY ITEMS 203-237-6575 JEWELRY BRAND NEW CUSTOM DIA MO N D E N G AG E ME N T R I N G 14k white gold with Princess cut 1.5+ carat total weight. Intricate design, must be seen! $3,500 Pergjoni Family Jewelers, 826 South Main Street Plantsville, CT Call 860 235-3891 or 860 446-1824


KING SIZE Sleep Number Bed with or without platform base with 4 drawers. Separate controls for each side. Excellent Condition. $500 Call 203-631-1437

2ND GENERATION Buys costume & Napier jewelry, old Meriden items & metal toys, colored glass & china, pottery, old baby items. 203-639-1002

WHITE Wood Wicker Chair Excellent Condition. Asking $30 203-238-3529

Appliance Repairs

CHEVROLET PICKUP 1991 V8. Automatic. Has a lot of new parts. Runs excellent. Model C 1500. $1800. (203) 269-3837 CHEVY Astro Van 2000, AWD, all power, ac, clean, well maintained, 170,000+ mi, runs but needs engine work. Asking $1500 or BO. Call (860) 6219808 or can be seen at Checkered Flag Garage, Meriden, 203-639-8802.

SUN CAPSULE Commercial walk-in Tanning booth/ changing room/music/cooling fan/36 tubes/timer/controller. $950/ obo. 203-269-1827

TWIN Bed Complete With Mattress and Box Spring. $50. Call 203-237-1991


SUV, 4 Door, Automatic Stock# 5567A $17,995

SPONGEBOB & SPIDERMAN Toy Boxes $20 Each (203) 269-5077

TOPPS Basketball Cards Hundreds! All $20. Call 203-265-5920

12’ Alumiinum Boat & Trailer, Fish Finder, Electric Motor, Rod Holders, Seats, Oar, Anchors, Extra Trailer Tires. $500. Call Ed (203) 237-8317

Summer Programs & Lessons Rosehaven Stables, LLC Meriden 203-238-1600 Apply Now 1-866-879-1616

OFFICE Desks, HON brand, 30 x 60 w/medium oak finish. Exc cond! 5 avail; purchase each one for $200, or buy 4 and get the 5th one free! Margaret 203-605-8083


$$$ CA$H $$$ Estate sale service. Costume Jewelry, Antiques, paintings, Meriden-made items, toys, lamps. Call Todd Shamock 203-237-3025

Buying Collectibles, Jewelry & Silver. China, Glass, Military, Musical. Anything old & unusual. Single item to an estate.

203-235-8431 DON’T SCRAP YOUR CAR Call Jeff. Will Pay Up To $1000 CASH for your CLUNKER! Damage, Rusted, Broken. (203) 213-1142 OLD BICYCLES Don’t throw away that old bike. Hobbyman needs your help. Free pickup! Bikes will be recycled. Help save a bike! 203-494-9641 WANTED Fishing & Hunting Tackle - Local collector looking for old or new rods, reels, lures. Highest prices paid. Dave any time 860-463-4359


Voice Lessons All Ages and Levels Welcome

Piano Lessons Beginner to Intermediate De Fiore Vocal & Piano Studio Roberta (203) 630-9295 YAMAHA Clavinova CLP240 Home Digital Piano. Excellent condition, used only a few months. Paid $2,500 new, asking $1,500. Call 860-505-0405


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


WALLINGFORD. 3 BR, 3 full bath home, hdwd flrs, w/d hookup. Nice area, nice yard. Beautiful. $1700. Call (203) 284-2077 or 203-654-6190


Friday, August 10, 2012 — The North Haven Citizen





STUMP GRINDING • BRUSH CHIPPING Excavating • Land Clearing • Fall Cleanups Lawn Mowing / Mulching - Firewood Hydro-seeding / New Lawn Installation Com./Res. Snowplowing Free Insured Free Estimates


ASPHALT & EXCAVATION • Driveways • Parking Lots • Belgium Blocks Curbings

• • • •

Excavations Concrete Work Chip & Seal Stone Work

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Free Estimates

Licensed and Insured



10, 12, 15, 20 Yard Dumpster 8,Dumpsters Available Rental Call for our Lowest Prices

Junk B Gone Will supply truck & labor to remove appliances, furniture, cars & unwanted junk from basements, attics & garages Painting Power Washing Firewood Tree Removal

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Offers Quality Kitchen Cabinets for Le$$

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Faucets • Sinks • Bathroom Vanities & more! New Haven - 203-777-6661

Excavating • Land Clearing • Spring Cleanups Retaining Walls, Walkways, Patios, Stamp Concrete, Lawn Mowing, Mulching, Firewood, Hydro-Seeding, New Lawn Installation


(203) 214-9216 We Will Beat Anyone’s Written Estimate!

To Advertise in the Home Services Showcase Call 203-317-2262


The North Haven Citizen — Friday, August 10, 2012

APARTMENTS FOR RENT CHESHIRE: Lg downstairs 1 BR in quiet country setting, near Rt 10, minutes from I-691. Outside patio, on-site laundry, off street parking. $850, incl. heat & hot water. Sec. & references. No pets. Call 860-398-5425.

Flanders West Apts Southington

Studio & 1 Bedroom Apts Affordable Housing for qualified applicants 50 yrs of age or older. Amenities Include: Computer Learning Center, TV/ Games Lounge, Laundry Facilities, Off Street Parking, Free Bus Service to local shopping ctrs. On site: Resident Serv. Coord. Small Pets Accepted Please call 860-621-3954 for information. TTY: 711

L AND E PROPERTY MGMT Offers Meriden 2 bdrm, 1st flr apt. $695. plus Sec. & utils. Recently renovated. Call 203MER. Furnished Apts. East Side Incl Heat, HW, Elec. 1 BR, 1st Fl, $845/mo+sec. 1BR, 2nd Fl $801 /mo+sec. 203-630-3823 12pm8pm or MERIDEN -WALLINGFORD LINE Large 2 BR Luxury Condo. Laundry. No pets. $900 + utilities Call 203-245-9493 MERIDEN 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments Heat & Hot Water Included. Starting at $750. 203-213-6175 or 203-376-2160 MERIDEN 1 BR Apartments $750 - $800 + Security Freshly painted. New Carpets. Secure bldg. W & D avail. Ample parking. No pets. 203-376-1259

APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN- West side, 1 BR, 2nd FL. Includes Heat, HW & Elec. Oak Flooring. Very Clean! $860/ mo+sec 203-630-3823 12pm8pm or MERIDEN-3BR, Nice Size 1st Flr Apt. $825/mo. Appliances, WD, Hookup in Unit. No pets. No smoking. No drugs. 1 year lease, credit chk, refs req. Sec, 1st month’s rent. 203-608-8348 MERIDEN. 1, 2, 3 BR apts avail. Newly remodeled, off st parking, storage. $700-$950/mo. Call (203) 430-7228 MERIDEN. 3 BR, 1st flr, freshly painted. stove, refrig, off st parking, private porch, private laundry rm with w/d hookups. $975/mo. (203) 687-2032 MERIDEN. Efficiency, $600/mo. 1 mos security. Available now. 203-903-6413

1 & 2 BR Available Starting at $650 Heat & HW incl. Off St. Parking. 203-886-7016 MERIDEN 2 BEDROOM - $775 With Appliances. Hardwod Floors. Parking. Utils not incl. 1 Mo rent + sec. Credit check. Call before 8pm. 646-345-2636 MERIDEN 2 BR, 1.5 Bath Townhouse. Quiet. Deck. West side. Hookups. Gas heat. Clean, well maintained. No pets. $975 + utils. Credit ck. 203-269-9755 MERIDEN Crown Village 2 br. Just renovated. H&H incl. Pool access. $995. per mnth + sec. L & E Prop Mgmt 203-886-8808. MERIDEN Fully Furnished Private and Clean. 3 Rooms. $675/mo. Lease & security deposit required. No pets. Also, 3 rms unfurnished. 203-235-2372

WALLINGFORD. Intown location, 2 BRs, 2nd flr, private entrance. $825/mo. Call 203269-9585. WLFD. Avail 9/1, 2 BR, 2nd flr with appls, w/d hookup, gas heat, c/a, off st pkg. No pets, smoking or utils. $850/mo. 2 mos sec, refs. 203-265-0890.


SUMMER SPECIAL MERIDEN- 1BR - $750/month. Heat, Hot Water, Electric included. Private balcony. 1 month free rent. Ask for details. Call for info 203-639-4868

MERIDEN-$110. per week. Clean, safe, 1st floor. Furnished room, utils incl. Share kit & bath. 203-238-3369. Leave message.

MERIDEN STUDIOS & 1 BRs We are offering a special! 1ST Month’s Rent Free with a credit score of 650 or over. Please call 203-630-2841 WALFD 2 Bed, 2nd FL, Glass Porch, Appliances, WD hookup. Storage. Off st parking. No Pets. Very clean. Dead end st. Owner /Agent. $850. 203-269-7348


MERIDEN. $249,900 Country living w/o sacrificing convenience! 4 Bed. Custom cape offers hw flrs, EIK w/ sunroom, 2fps, LL w/ kit, wine cellar greenhouse windows & more! Quiet 1 acre lot- a gardeners dream! Call Nicky Waltzer 203-265-5618

MERIDEN Spacious 2 BR Like New. Walk-In Closet. On-Site Laundry and Parking, No Pets. Available Sept. Call 860-810-2941

WALLINGFORD Large Townhouse 2 BR, Stove, Refrigerator $950. Available now. 203 213-6175 or 203-265-6175

MERIDEN- 3 BR, 6 RMS, 2nd flr, 504 E. Main. Clean, convenient, nice. Appls w/W/D incl. Avail Sept. $1050. 203-686-1987 or 203-427-7990 No pets.

WALLINGFORD Newly Remodeled 5 Rooms. Appliances No pets. Security. $1050. 203-269-0428



Advertising Sales Representative

The successful candidate must possess a reliable vehicle, good oral and written communication skills, type at least 45wpm, be well organized, and have excellent follow-through skills. Telemarketing experience is preferred, but we will train the right candidate. Please email resume to:

MERIDEN. Remodeled 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath modern Ranch with wrap around deck and a master suite. Reduced to $199,000. Possible owner financing. Call Quality Realty, LLC 203-235-1381

E.O.E. Women and Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply “The City of Meriden Reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine that an applicant is not qualified for a position based upon a background check, psychological evaluation prior work history or other job related factors”.

Business Development Sales Representative The Record-Journal is looking for an energetic, creative, forward thinking individual to work full time to help develop print & digital advertising.

Record-Journal Publishing Company’s Classified Department is seeking an Advertising Sales Representative who is ready to achieve success. Your responsibilities will include taking classified ads and making outbound sales calls. MERIDEN. $99,900 Lovely updated 3br col. Home has updated furnace, heating, hw heater, floors, some windows, roof, paint & much more! Call Kathy Thuerling 203-265-5618

Salary Range Entry Level $46,259.20 APPLY ON LINE AT: DEADLINE: Monday, September 17, 2012 or the first 300 applicants Meriden residents & qualified veterans get 5 points added to passing written score You must have passed the CHIP Physical Agility Exam by the test date Se le c t io n pro c e ss in c lu de s : written exam; oral interview; background check; polygraph and medical exam

HELP WANTED CHILD Care positions available. Must have the ability to work closely with other teachers, parents and young children sensitively, intelligently and with patience and integrity. Salary is based on experience and/or education. Benefits available. Positions begin as early as Aug 20th. Please go to for an application or call 203235-4859. CHILD PHOTOGRAPHERPUT A SMILE ON A CHILD’S FACE... and a memory in someone’s heart. If you enjoy working with children and have an interest in photography, we’ll train you to assist or take high quality school portraits. Paid training, benefits, fun working environment, seasonal work during the school year, early mornings. Please call 860-6283920 ext. 17

No experience necessary!


Part Time

WALLINGFORD 2 BR Large Apt, 3rd Fl. 21-23 Academy St, near Choate. New kitchen, fully applianced. WD hookup. $925. Avail 9/1 203-269-9755

WALLINGFORD DUPLEX 4 Rooms, 2 BR, WD Hookup Off Street Parking. No Pets. $850/month, credit check. Call 203-284-1853

LOCATION LOCATION! CLOSE TO 4 SCHOOLS & SHOPPING On dead end street. 51 FRITZ PL. 3 Bed. 1 Bath. Wall to wall carpet. Eat-in Kitchen. Corian counter. Living Room hardwood floor. Huge 14x24 Family Room with wood stove on brick hearth. HEATS ENTIRE HOUSE. Sliders lead to deck & private fenced rear yard. Carefree 10x16 shed. PLUS DETACHED 3 CAR GARAGE. HEATED & ELECTRIC, PEGBOARD & SHEETROCK HOBBYIST DELIGHT! $249,900 CALL 203-265-2586 FOR MORE INFO

WALLINGFORD. $225,000 Great business opportunity. Bait tackle and paintball business and inventory. Very nice location for this well established business. Be your own boss. Call Sil Sala 203-265-5618

WALLINGFORD 1STFloor, 5 RMs Appliances - Dishwasher & Washer/Dryer Included No pets. Security. $995 203-269-0428

WALLINGFORD Centrally located. Quiet area. 1st flr. 4 Rms, 2 BR, Stove & refrigerator. Hdwd. 1st FL. Off St parking, Hookups. No smoking. No pets. $925+ Sec. 860-575-4915



1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments Starting at $725 203-213-6175 or 203-376-2160

WALLINGFORD 1 bdrm. Newly Updated. Laundry. Off-street parking Non-Smoking. No Pets. $850/ month. 1st 6 mnth. elec. Incl. 1 month Sec. 1st Month rent. Call: 860-339-5802

We Want You for the Meriden Police Department

WALLINGFORD North Plains Industrial Rd. Storage/Manufacturing units. 600-3000 SF. Some w/bathrooms. Call for prices. (203) 269-6023 ext 303


HELP WANTED Bright, Energetic, Professional

WALLINGFORD. 4 rms, 3rd flr, w/d hookup, off st parking. $775/mo plus sec. Call (203) 949-0503 after 5pm

MERIDEN CLEAN SAFE ROOMS Includes Heat, HW, Elec, Kit Priv. East Side. Off-st park. $125/wk. + sec. Call 12-8pm 203-630-3823 or

Under New Management


WALLINGFORD. 1 BR, 2nd flr, clean & cheerful, w/d hookup, off st parking, walking distance to downtown. No pets, no smoking. $800 + sec. Call (203) 265-1070

SOUTHINGTON 1 BR, 4 Room, 2nd fl apt. Near The Hospital of Central CT. Central air, w/ appliances. Utils not incl. Refs & Sec req. Call (860) 621-2693

MERIDEN 1, 2 & 3 BRs - CLEAN Starting at $575. Sec & refs a must. Off street parking. No dogs. Section 8 approved. Call 203-935-6612 or 203-537-6137

MERIDEN 1023 Old Colony Rd.



You will provide: *Demonstrated sales experience with a history of attaining goals *Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while being mindful of making revenue goals for each *Ability to converse with advertisers about both digital and print-based advertising campaigns We will provide: *Team Atmosphere with members working towards common goals *Opportunity for growth *Competitive compensation package & benefits. If the opportunity to be a leader in our successful, community-minded organization excites you, forward your resume to: Attn: Kim Boath New Media Sales Position 11 Crown Street Meriden CT 06450 or email: kboath@

Is your merchandise "blending in?" 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:


CITY OF MERIDEN Needs School Health Aide 25 hrs./week, 10 month, Spanish/English a plus. High school diploma or the equivalent required. Last date to apply is Friday, August 10, 2012. Send resumes/applications to Personnel Department 142 East Main Street or apply on line at Preferences given to Meriden residents. E.O.E.


CNC MACHINIST-FT CNC MACHINIST- Set up, Production, work to close tolerance. 5 years experience. CiDRA Precision Services, LLC Wallingford. Send resume to

COMMUNITY REPORTER The Record-Journal is expanding its Cheshire coverage and is looking for a community reporter to fill this 16-hour, part-time position. Flexible schedule. Send resume and writing samples to: olawrence@ or Attn: Olivia Lawrence, Record-Journal Publishing Company, 11 Crown Street, Meriden, CT 06450.

CT GYMNASTICS ACADEMY is Looking for PT Class Instructors, Team Coaches & front office help. Competitive pay. Call for more info. Wallingford #203-269-7464

Customer Service Representative The Record-Journal is seeking a Customer Service Representative to join our early morning Circulation team. This 32 hour position includes inbound and outbound service and sales calls, data entry, payment posting and general office work. The ideal candidate will be reliable and possess excellent communication skills and attention to detail. The available schedule is:

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Administrative Application Technologist The Town of Wallingford Public Schools is seeking a highly skilled individual to provide technical assistance in managing its organizational database needs. The position requires an B.S. degree in computer technology, education, business or related field, plus 3 years information technology experience in a K-12 school environment which includes 2 years experience with PowerSchool, Crystal Reports, or similar reporting software. Wages: $25.48 hourly plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Apply to:

Personnel Department Town of Wallingford 45 South Main Street Wallingford, CT 06492 Fax #: (203) 294-2084 The closing date will be August 24, 2012 or the date the 50th application is received, whichever occurs first. EOE

A Marketplace ad is an easy way to sell your merchandise, and it’s easy on your wallet, too.

Please apply Monday - Friday,

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Saturday

6am - 10am 5am - noon 5am - noon 5am - noon 5am - noon

8:30am - 4:30pm, at:

Record-Journal 11 Crown Street Meriden, CT 06450

DRIVERS Now Hiring/Training! Become a School Bus Driver ($5 0 0 Sign- O n Bonus f or L i c e n s e d / E x p e r ie n c e d S c h o o l Bus Drivers). No Experience Necessary. Free Training. PartTime Split Shift. Competitive Wages. Paid Holidays. Benefits Available. Positions Available in: East Haven, Madison, Milford, Stratford, Rocky Hill, Wallingford and Waterbury Apply online at: or in person at: 70 Chestnut Avenue Stratford, CT 06615 82 Nathans Lane Madison, CT 06443 345 Old Gate Lane Milford, CT 06460 62 Fulkerson Drive Waterbury, CT 06708 418 Short Beach Road East Haven, CT 06512 990 Northrup Road Wallingford, CT 06492 647 Cromwell Avenue Rocky Hill, CT 06067


Friday, August 10, 2012 — The North Haven Citizen





Work Behind The Scenes Our energized fulfillment center comprises the online businesses of and We offer a competitive salary, shift differential pay and various schedules.






Macy’s Discounts & Much More Love a deal? You, your spouse and eligible dependents will receive a 20% discount on most regular-price and sale merchandise (10% on some items) at all Macy's, Inc. divisions. And, at some special times of the year, additional discounts are offered to our associates. Associates are also eligible for great discounts on things such as cell phones, computers, flowers, tax preparation, and event tickets Interested? Apply online at: Or you are welcome to apply at our distribution center at 475 Knotter Drive in Cheshire between 1PM and 4PM Monday through Friday. Employment begins in September 2012.


Executive Director We are seeking a talented and well-rounded licensed nursing home administrator for our flagship non-profit 130-bed skilled facility specializing in short-term and outpatient rehabilitation. Minimum five years experience as a licensed administrator required; short-term rehabilitation background a plus; strong relationship-centered resultsoriented leadership skills necessary for optimal success. Please send resume and letter of introduction to Patricia Walden, VP Central CT Senior Health Services 45 Meriden Avenue Southington, CT 06489 On or before August 9, 2012

LAYOUT INSPECTOR Forging company seeks full time Layout Inspector. Ability to interpret engineering drawing requirements to perform initial die cast layouts and receiving inspections. Must be able to control inspection gages and handle deadlines. Only experienced individuals should apply. Competitive benefit package. M/F EOE. Fax your resume to (860) 632-7247 or mail to Bourdon Forge Company 99 Tuttle Road Middletown, CT 06457

Always a sale in Marketplace

HELP WANTED DRIVER Experienced Reefer Drivers & Independent Contractors needed for Regional Positions. Top of the line equipment and plenty of freight. Call Today! 877-491-1112 or DRIVERS. Rapid growing grocery hauler. New Pay Package & Awesome Benefits. Sign On Bonus. Newer Trucks. Local/ Regional. CDL-A, 3yrs Exp. 800397-1813 LYMAN FARMS INC., MIDDLEFIELD, CT needs 11 temporary workers 8/15/2012 to 11/1/2012, work tools, supplies, equipment provided without cost to worker. Housing will be available without cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day. Transportation reimbursement and subsistence is provided upon completion of 15 days or 50% of the work contract. Work is guaranteed for 3/4 of the workdays during the contract period. $10.56 per hr. Applicants to apply contact CT Department of Labor at 860263-6020. Or apply for the job at the nearest local office of the SWA. Job order #4559092. May perform any combination of tasks related to the planting, cultivating, and processing of fruit and vegetable crops including, but not limited to, driving, operating, adjusts and maintains farm machines, preparing soil, planting, pruning, weeding, thinning, spraying, irrigating, mowing, harvesting, grading, packing. May use hand tools such as shovel, pruning saw, and hoe. 1 month experience in duties listed required.


Applicants must be 18 years old, submit to pre-employment drug testing and a criminal background check. Macy’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive environment.



HAVE OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER? Willing to do brain scans or a medication study? (HIC2100,614) Pays up to $400. Call Yale OCD Research Clinic: 203-974-7523 LYMAN FARMS INC., MIDDLEFIELD, CT needs 1 temporary workers 8/15/2012 to 11/1/2012, work tools, supplies, equipment provided without cost to worker. Housing will be available without cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day. Transportation reimbursement and subsistence is provided upon completion of 15 days or 50% of the work contract. Work is guaranteed for 3/4 of the workdays during the contract period. $10.56 per hr. Applicants to apply contact CT Department of Labor at 860-263-6020. Or apply for the job at the nearest local office of the SWA. Job order #4559090. Cooking for a large and diverse group of employees. Must be knowledgeable in safe food handling and proper sanitation. Prepare and cook food for all meals. Keep kitchen, dining and prep area clean and sanitized. Work with camp manager to plan and prepare weekly menu and meal times which may vary daily. Help unload trucks, do inventory, and store food safely upon delivery. Must prepare and serve breakfast, snack, lunch and dinner. One year of Labor Camp cook experience required. Must work daily hours set up by camp manager which require split shifts to accommodate all mealtimes.

APPRAISER Fee Split Basis New Haven and Hartford counties. Also PT Admin Assist. Send resumes to 275 Maple Ave., Cheshire, CT 06410 INSULATION INSTALLERS Exc benefits & pay. Must have exp and valid driver’s license. CBC and drug testing req. Apply in person: New England Building Products, 45 Golden Street, Meriden. 203-235-7981 LANDSCAPING - Fertilizing, Mowing, etc. Must have driver’s license. Experienced only apply. Call 203 676-1121 NORTHEAST REGIONAL INDUSTRIAL SALES ENGINEER New England and New York. 60% travel time required. NFM offers a complete line of filtration products, equipment, and services. Send resume with salary requirements to: National Filter Media, 9 Fairfield Blvd, Wallingford, CT 06492 Attn. Denis Charest ROGERS ORCHARD, SOUTHINGTON, CT needs 8 temporary workers 8/15/2012 to 10/31/2012. Work tools, supplies, equipment provided without cost to worker. Housing will be available without cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day. Transportation reimbursement and subsistence is provided upon completion of 15 days or 50% of the work contract. Work is guaranteed for 3/4 of the workdays during the contract period. $10.56 per hr. Applicants to apply contact CT Department of Labor at 860-263-6020. Or apply for the job at the nearest local office of the SWA. Job order #4559089. May perform any combination of tasks related to the production and harvesting of fruit including pruning, thinning, hoeing, planting, irrigating, mowing, fertilizing and harvesting. Workers will be using straight and step ladders and will be required to lift approx 40 lbs while descending and ascending ladder on a sustained basis. At least 2 months experience in duties listed required.


NEW Upscale deli opening this month in downtown Southington. Looking for experienced kitchen/restaurant. Refs req. Call 203-988-9846

Town of Southington Deputy Assessor Saalary: $58,076; subject to collective bargaining agreement Full-Time: Salaried position, 35 hours per week Posted 7/31/2012 Closing Date: Friday, August 24, 2012 Hours generally worked consist of Monday-Friday, 8:30a.m.-4:30 p.m. Job duties include: Under the direction of the Assessor, this work involves the performance of advanced technical effort to appraise real property, personal property, and motor vehicles. Work is performed in accordance with accepted appraisal techniques, state assessment statutes, and local ordinances. When necessary, must be able to assume the responsibilities of the Assessor. The Deputy Assessor is expected to provide direction and assistance to clerical staff as required. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from a high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma (GED) and not less than two (2) years employment in appraising real property and personal property. Special Requirements Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor (CCMA) and a valid motor vehicle driver’s license are required. All applicants must submit a completed Town of Southington Employment Application available at and resume to Garry Brumback Town Manager PO Box 610 Southington, CT 06489

HELP WANTED PHONE SALES. Person wanted ed to contact local businesses for advertising sales. Part time. Must be experienced, reliable, able to work independently and have reliable vehicle. Hourly pay plus commission. Please email resume to: or call Judy 203-631-0199 PIZZA DELIVERY DRIVER: Day & Evening Hours Available. Call Amore Apizza 203-265-2379 Ask for Cheryl or Eddie PUBLIC Safety Officer needed for Lincoln College of New England, 2279 Mt. Vernon Rd., Southington. P/T position. Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 4pm-Midnight. Please stop by to fill out an application or email resume to: SEAMLESS Gutter Installers. Exc benefits & pay. Must have exp and valid driver’s license. CBC and Drug Testing Req. Apply in person: New England Building Products, 45 Golden Street, Meriden. 203-235-7981 SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT/ DIRECT CARE/ IN HOME SUPPORT Developmental disabilities day/ res services. Ft/Pt all shifts. Call 203-269-3599 Ext 14 for more info. E-mail resume to acordemployment@ or fax to 203-269-1980 ACORD, Inc. EOE TEACHERS Full & Part Time (afternoons). Exp needed. CDA preferred. Please send resume to WAREHOUSE. We are in need of a responsible, self motivated person who is proficient with computers and detail oriented. This is a multi tasking position with duties that include picking and packing orders, processing shipments via computerized Fed Ex and UPS systems, loading and unloading trucks and material storage. Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. Send resume to Ray 203-284-0886


OPEN HOUSE RECRUITMENT Direct Care/ Residential Instructors /LPNs Tuesday, august 7, 2012 9:00am-12:00pm and 1pm - 4pm Courtyard Marriott Waterbury 63 Grand Street, Waterbury, CT 06702 C o m m u n i t y R e s i d e n c es , In c . is looking for dedicated Direct Care professionals - Residential Instructors & LPNs to work with and assist developmentally disabled adults in our group homes located in and around Plymouth/Torrington and Winsted. ● F/T, P/T and per diem

positions available ● All shifts available ● Competitive Salary ● Benefits package, 401K

& pension ● Weekend differential ● On the Job Training Provided

Qualified applicants will have a High School Diploma or Equiv, and a Valid CT Driver's License. For LPNs, you will have a CT LPN License. Come talk with us! See how you can make a difference in an individual's life. Bring two written letters of professional reference and be interviewed on the spot. Can't make it? Apply online at FOR DIRECTIONS, PLEASE CALL Courtyard Marriott in Waterbury on (203) 596 1000. Use the Parking Garage and your ticket will be validated for this event.


The North Haven Citizen — Friday, August 10, 2012 To advertise in The North Haven Citizen call (203) 317-2323

Text & photo courtesy of David Marchesseault, Rotary PR chairman

Andrew Zsigmond of the New Haven based charity, Love 146, receives a donation from Bianca D’Ambrosia, on behalf of the North Haven Rotary Club. Her father is vice president of the club.

Rotary donation goes to battle global sex trade

Bianca D’Ambrosia, daughter of Gail and Nicholas D’Ambrosia, recently presented a $500 check from the North Haven Rotary Club to Andrew Zsigmond to help fund an Amnesty International charity, based in New Haven, known as Love 146. D’Ambrosia, who will be a senior at Hamden Hall this fall, has been raising funds for the cause for two years. During previous presentations to the club, D’Ambrosia has explained how Love 146 works to prevent child sex slavery around the world.

(Love 146 was a victim’s number worn on a tag.) Zsigmond said that although child sex slavery is more prevalent in other countries, especially in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia, it also has been increasing in the United States. Enslaving girls and boys is a $65 billion global business, he said. Children should be educated about this danger as there are 300,000 runaway teens in the U.S. each year, and about one-third of these children end up in the sex traffic trade, he said.

BRING THE KIDS TWO FUN FAMILY OFFERS FAMILY 4 PACK Includes 4 Middle Tier tickets for the session of your choice plus 4 hot dogs, 4 sodas and 2 tournament posters all for one discounted price. Packages start at $80. AETNA KIDS DAY

Sunday, August 19th A fun-filled day of tennis games and clinics, giveaways, autograph sessions and more! Tickets start at $11.

Music Under the Stars

The North Haven Department of Community Services and Recreation, in conjunction with the North Haven Business Community, has scheduled a series of free outdoor concerts. All concerts are scheduled for Tuesdays at 7 p.m. on the Town Green. Parking is available at the Town Hall Annex and Town Pool lots. Tuesday, Aug. 14 - B Willie Smith (R&B/swing/rock) Tuesday, Aug. 21 - 8 to the Bar (R&B, swing) Tuesday, Aug. 28 - Primetime (party band) For more information, call the Recreation Center Info-Line at (203) 234-2535 after 5 p.m.

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Friends donations



The “Best Friends” Used Bookstore continues as a main source of revenue for the Friends of the Library to fund many programs, services, technology and events for the North Haven Memorial Library. The Friends of the Library is seeking donations of gentlyused books, especially children’s book. However, textbooks, outdated reference materials, videos and damaged items cannot be accepted. All proceeds from the bookstore sales are reinvested in the library. Submitted by Tracy Hiavaty

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North Haven Citizen Aug. 10, 2012  

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