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Volume 11, Number 24

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Local author merges marketing with writing By Crystal Maldonado The Plainville Citizen

Citizen photo by Crystal Maldonado

Vincent “Vinny” Mullin prepares his remotely operated vehicle to compete in an underwater obstacle course at the Sea Perch competition at Plainville High School June 6.

By day, North Carolina native Jennifer Fusco manages advertising at General Electric in Plainville as the creative and brand manager. At night, she’s surrounded by angels and demons. “I have two lives,” she said, her Southern accent slipping out despite moving to Plainville to “be a Yankee,” as Fusco said, at 29. Now living in Waterbury with her husband and son, Fusco spends her free time writing urban fantasy, paranormal romance fiction and,

more recently, nonfiction books to help writers self-publish their novels. After self-publishing her own books, Fusco decided to help others like her do the same. Using skills she’s gained from her day job at GE, Fusco has written three books in her “Market or Die” series. “A lot of writers are skipping over the whole agent thing and publishing themselves. They do get to keep more profits that way,” Fusco said. Her most recent book, “Sensible Brand Building Advice for Writers,” gives the latest

tips to writers trying to make it in the self-publishing world. “They’re not seeing the sales that they want. They’re not comfortable with marketing themselves. They can tell a really good story but that’s only half of the job – they need to market themselves,” she said. “So I teach them what I know.” She aims to entertain, too, with her fiction works that often delve into supernatural settings. Her upcoming urban fantasy novel, “Deceived by Darkness,” follows Shay Donovan, a

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Plainville teams sweep at SeaPerch competition By Crystal Maldonado The Plainville Citizen “I’m very, very proud of them,” said Plainville High School technology education teacher Jeff Wanner. Students from his Engineering Concepts course swept the first ever Connecticut-wide SeaPerch competition held at Plainville High School June 6, with juniors Vincent Mullin and Forest Zirpolo taking first place in both the obstacle course and the recovery portion. “It was harder than I expected,” Mullin said. Spencer Roy and Tyler Clemens snagged third place in the obstacle course, while Tyler Clemens and Alexis Rodriguez came in third place for recovery.

But what is SeaPerch, exactly? SeaPerch is an underwater robotics program where students build remotely operated vehicles, or ROVs, made from low-cost parts, to navigate through an obstacle course and to try to rescue empty buckets, tasks that mimic real-life Navy tactics used in salvaging ships or exploring the ocean. The classroom curriculum merges engineering, science, robotics and math in preparation for the competition. “We talk about design, buoyancy, the difference between salt water and fresh water,” Wanner said. “We talk about the power of the See Competition, page 13

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The Plainville High School baseball team celebrates Friday night at Palmer Field in Middletown after topping Haddam-Killingworth, 3-1, in the finals of the CIAC Class M state tournament. The state title is the eighth for the PHS baseball program. See page 21 for more on last week’s big victory.


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Kelli Parady has spent her life doing things that are a little, as she calls them, “crazy.” A 2003 Plainville High School graduate, Parady wrestled, ran cross-country and studied martial arts. She joined the Marine Corps (which she’s been in for 8 ½ years) and now she’s taking part in the Spartan Death Race in Pittsfield, Vt., an endurance race comprised of mud runs, obstacle racing, trail racing, physical challenges and mental challenges. It can last as long as 48 hours. “Everything I’ve done has been naysayers saying, ‘you can’t do that, why would you want to do that?’ I call what I do the path less traveled,” Parady said. Parady signed up for the June 15 race with a friend and knows nothing about what the race entails. None of the competitors do. “There might be some log running or we might be told to swim to the bottom of a river and find a rock with our number on it,” she said. So far, the Spartan Death Race organizers have done everything possible to make the race a difficult one. They’ve changed the lists of gear Parady needs to bring, changed the time and even sent the competitors rude emails to ‘go away’. “This is all part of the game,” she said. On average, only 15 percent of the competitors who enter the Spartan Death Race finish the event, according to the website, aptly named

ing to be the upper body strength because I don’t have a lot of it,” she said. “I think that no matter what, we’ll get it done. If you’ve got people screaming that you can’t, we’re going to say we can, even if that means working together. I believe in teamwork.” Although Parady has participated in other Spartan races before, the death race takes the challenges to an entirely new level, she said. “I hope this brings my workout cycle to a new regime and gives me a different way of looking at physical fitness,” she said. “My goal is to complete the Marine Corps marathon. If I can complete this crazy death race, that race will be easy.”

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Saturday, June 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. is the official opening of the Plainville Historical Society’s Summer Show about the Plainville Stadium. The show, which runs through Aug. 25 at the society’s 29 Pierce St. location, is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from noon to 2:30 p.m. Plainville Stadium, owned by Joseph Tinty, began as Tinty’s Flying Ranch, where small air shows were held. In 1948, the first auto race was held at the stadium, which started as a dirt track. Once the races were finished, the fans were covered in dirt and mud and they protested. Tinty then paved the track, which was home to stock car races throughout the years. While the track had its share of fights and crashes, it helped the careers of several local drivers who eventually became nationally

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Project Graduation provides safe party for seniors By Crystal Maldonado The Plainville Citizen

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Author Continued from page 1 single mother whose baby is the King of Demons, as she battles against the boy’s father with the help from some angels. “When you’re in the fiction world, you’re seeing it. It plays in your head like a movie. You can see it in your mind what’s happening,� Fusco said. As for the subject matter? “I’ve always been kind of drawn to it,� she said. Fusco been recognized for her writing by the state of Connecticut and the Women and Family Center, as well as endorsed by authors like Eloisa James, a New York Times bestselling author who

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Priest-in-charge As of June, The Reverend Jose Martinez became the priest-in-charge at Plainville’s Church of Our Saviour, 115 West Main St. Martinez was ordained in the Episcopal Church in 2007, and has been involved in the church since 1992 as volunteer and ordained priest. He is a community organizer and has served in the Diocese of Los Angeles, Calif., Oregon and in Connecticut. He is bilingual and bicultural. Martinez currently resides in Meriden with his wife Her-

minia. They have three children and two grandchildren. In 2003, he was called by the Church of the Good Shepherd to develop a new Spanish language ministry in Hartford and has been serving there as missioner of the Spanish-Speaking community. Martinez will be conducting services at Church of Our Saviour in English. Martinez has introduced a children’s sermon which will be held monthly as part of the Sunday service at its new time of 10 a.m. In addition, there will be a Holy Eucharist at noon every Thursday. All are welcome at these

The Plainville Citizen Thursday, June 14, 2012 services. The prayer chain group welcomes petitions and intercessions at 860-583-3147. Martinez may be reached at (860) 747-1039 Thursday and Friday.

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Thomas Buxton, 91, of Milldale, died after a long illness June 2, 2012. He was born in England May 13, 1921, to the late John and Elsie (Barker) Buxton, he grew up in the Kensington area and had been a longtime

Milldale resident. He served proudly in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II, where his job was to protect the U.S. Borders. He served on the U.S.S. Machias (PF-53) and received many awards. He retired from the former SNET and was a longtime member of the Faith Living Church. He is survived by his devoted wife of 42 years, Mary

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Letters to the Editor


As of late, it appears that an increasing divide exists between our town government and the people it represents. I have mentioned in previous letters that I had differences of opinion on town government and Board of Education issues with our previous Town Council, but I always felt that I was being listened to and not just being given five minutes to speak, waiting for a bell to ring and told your time is up. Adding to the frustration is the fact that it seems that when a question is presented to the Town Council, more times than not, it is answered by the town manager.

I realize the importance of the work and advice given by the town manager within this form of government, but I believe it is the elected members of our Town Government who respond to the residents of Plainville and upon whose shoulders lay the final decision on the issues that face the town. This Town Council is facing decisions on some significant issues; the final outcome of the newly formed Old Linden Street School Committee, the Charter Revision Commission’s final draft, the Blum-Shapiro Feasibility study, the projected costs of repairing the Wheeler School roof, and the latest “hot-button” issue, the possi-

bility of the Phoenix Soil Company coming to Plainville. After all the work sessions and advisory meetings are completed, it will be the vote of the Town Council which approves or disapproves the issues. After last year’s town elections, a Town Council member stated being “shocked” by the outcome. Respectfully, I say to our current Town Council members, do not be fooled by what may appear to be a lack of Plainville resident participation in town politics, they are watching and they are paying attention. Lou Frangos Plainville

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Government Meetings

Thursday, June 14 Clean Energy Task Force, Municipal Center, 7:30 p.m. Recreation and Parks Board, 50 Whiting St., 7 p.m. Recycling and Solid Waste, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Monday, June 18 Town Council, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Veterans Council, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 Housing Authority, Sunset Village Community Room, 20 Stillwell Drive, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21 Economic Development Agency, Municipal Center, 7 p.m.

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Monday, June 25 Aviation Commission, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Veterans Council, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 Planning and Zoning, Municipal Center, 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 2 Town Council, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Veterans Council, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 4 Independence Day, Municipal Center closed. Thursday, July 5 Inland Wetlands Commission, Municipal Center, 7:30 p.m.

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Dad, dandelions, DNA and destiny By Olivia L. Lawrence Special to The Citizen Most of us have a favorite tool and mine is a little device I call the pokey-weeder. It’s magnificently simple. A long handle like a shovel or rake might have with a twotined fork on the end. Stick it into the soil at a slight angle to the root system of a weed, a quarter turn and viola you’ve made the extraction. In my case, the target is always a dandelion. I’ve easily done 10,000 removals; that’s with no bending and no dirt on my hands. Love my pokey-weeder, the ultimate low-tech tool. Sometime, around my 2,000 or 3,000 dandelion kill, I was struck by my crazed, single-minded focus on this aspect of lawn care; the distain I feel for those who freely yield their property to the yellow plague. How I pull into the driveway and immediately spot a neon yellow of-

fender, shamelessly waving about on the far side of the house. Rather than rushing to greet my family, including a lonely mutt, I throw my work bag down on the steps grab the pokey-weeder (always at the ready by the front door) and full-throttle head towards my target. And so I became aware of my dedication to this War on Dandelions because it was remarkably like the one my Dad waged 50 years ago when I was a kid. Only my Dad (now passed on) didn’t use an environmentallyfriendly pokey-weeder. He was strictly a weapons of mass destruction kind of guy. Why take chances and use a hand grenade when an atomic bomb would guarantee results. He had a spray bottle with a home-made label and he’d walk around the yard for

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Competition Continued from page 1 motors and the positioning of the motors to keep everything balanced. There’s a lot of design that goes into it.� The Plainville high teams competed against teams from five other schools (Montville High School, East Catholic High School, Pomfret Community High School, Windham Middle School and Whisconier Middle School).

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hours dousing each offender with curses and the deadly elixir. Something he’d concocted in his workroom back in the barn where he liked to hang out by himself with a radio and beer cooler no one was allowed to touch. I’m guessing his secret dandelion juice definitely contained DDT, cigarette ashes and hootch. Or whatever combination of poisons is most likely to reduce a dandelion to toxic waste that

“It’s fun,� said PHS senior Sotire Moliko, following the first round of competition. He and his partner, Sebastian Olechowski, competed in the obstacle course first. Teams had 15 minutes to snake their ROVs through the large rings at the bottom of the pool one way and then back the other way. Fastest time won. Meanwhile, Mullin and Zirpolo tried delivering buckets from the bottom of the pool to the surface as their first task.

There were five total and teams had to get as many buckets to the water’s surface as possible in 15 minutes. “We practiced it differently,� Zirpolo said. “But we managed to get two.� Wanner, who suggested the SeaPerch competition be held at PHS, first ventured into the underwater robotics program in 2011. “To tell you the truth, the first time I heard SeaPerch, I was like, what are we going to do? Go down to the shore and

will take nature eight billion millennia to reclaim. My Dad wasn’t big on nature having a say in these matters. Man’s manifest destiny was to control and contain nature - especially those dastardly dandelions. Tomato hornworms were also on his must-kill list. I grew up thinking tomato plants were white, that’s how much death-powder he put on them. I’d guess my mother was horrified, but there was no point in saying anything. My Dad knew everything and everyone else knew

squat. So I walk around my yard, extracting dandelions, pondering nature versus nurture. Do I have a genetic predisposition to kill dandies or did watching my Dad stalk and spray them all those years of my youth seal my fate? There are no clear answers and I don’t claim it’s a pretty picture. But my Dad was my Dad, faults and all, and every time I jab my pokey-weeder in the ground and hear a dandelion scream, I know a little part of him is there with me.

build a perch in the sea?� Wanner said. “But I started doing it last year with a student as an independent study project and it just went so well.� He decided to add it to his class. “At first, the students were a little hesitant, and then as soon as they build [the ROVs] and we get them into the pool for the first time, they’re instantly hooked,� Wanner said. In class, the 16 students

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make the motors, the control systems and do the wiring for the ROVs that will eventually be submerged underwater. After learning the electronics that go into making ROVs, the students are able to channel that into other projects. One of Wannerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s students built a microphone to listen to sounds under water. Another built a net to collect plankton. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve even been able to work with the schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ma-


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Continued from page 7 for me. It was an exercise to get all the pent-up creativity out. It was one of those things where, if it goes somewhere great,” she said. “It really has become

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Anna Rohon is the owner and manager of Perron’s Flooring America. She purchased the flooring store from the previous owner in February of 2008. She had been manager at that location for 4 1/2 years but all total has 32 years of experience in the flooring industry so she is well versed on handling your flooring needs whether it be in carpeting, hardwood, laminate, vinyl or ceramic. As a part of Flooring America they are 1 of 500 stores strong across the US and Canada. The stores are individually owned but are members of this large buying group which allows them to offer very competitive pricing to their customers. Anna and her staff are constantly provided education in the newest products and applications in flooring by Flooring America. Perron’s has been voted by Citizen readers First Place Carpet & Flooring Store three consecutive years in the Best of Awards contest. They have received 5 star certification for superior service to their customers which Anna believes is the foremost of importance. Stop in and see them today or visit their website at You can also contact Anna by e-mail at

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Clockwise: Danielle Dehnel, Amanda Betty, Shane Rowe, Caitlyn Cummings The Purple Petal is located on New Britain Avenue in Plainville. Open for 3 years now, they are known as the “small salon with big ideas”. They are a full service salon that uses Lanza and Simply Smooth products that are organic and certified organic. Owner Shane Elizabeth Rowe, her stylists Caitlyn Cummings and Amanda Betty and salon manager Danielle Dehnel hold cut-a-thons throughout the year to benefit the Plainville Food Pantry. They are also members of Matter of Trust in which they recycle hair clippings to make hair mats used in absorbing oil spills. The Purple Petal is a Better Business Bureau member, as well as the Chamber of Commerce. They were voted award-winning salon in the Talk of the Town 2011 for customer satisfaction and have also been voted Best Hair Salon in Plainville in Reader’s Choice Awards. If you think you deserve to look your best, give them a call today to set up an appointment.

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ABR,CRS,GRI Broker After 18 years as a broker and co-owner of a RE/MAX office, Kathie has relocated to Coldwell Banker Residential Realty in Avon. With over 30 years of experience in the real estate business, Kathie has always provided personal service by dealing with her clients directly. Kathie holds several professional designations including Accredited Buyer Representative, Certified Residential Specialist in which she is in the top 3% nationwide and Graduate Realtor Institute. She has been on the Boards of Directors for both the Connecticut Association of Realtors and the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Kathie is active in the Plainville community and is Chairman of the Trustees for the Plainville Public Library. A lifelong Plainville resident, Kathie and her husband Paul have 2 daughters, Audrey and her husband Dan Alt, and Cara and her husband Pat Cavanaugh. Call Kathie when experience counts as well as years of trusted personal experience.

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Paul Belval, Andrea Wasley During 2009, Bailey Funeral Home, Plainville’s oldest business, celebrated 125 years in the funeral industry in our original location on Broad Street, family owned and operated until 1996 by more than six generations of the Bailey family. Today Andrea Wasley, CFSP, Funeral Director and Managing Partner, and Paul G. Belval, CFSP, Funeral Director, carry on the Bailey traditions of advanced planning and caring for the immediate needs of our community, while also offering the latest in technology in an effort to best celebrate the unique life of each individual. Such services include tribute videos, personalized printing options and individual online tribute pages, as well as the convenience of an online sympathy store, and social networking. Bringing family and friends together at a time of loss is a natural and expected practice, and our experience, along with our perspective on the importance of ceremony, will help to discover ways to pay tribute and honor a life well lived. Funerals or memorial services, whether traditional or contemporary is the first step in healing, and we remain available to help in designing a life celebration that will be memorable to family and friends.

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Christine Nadeau, Advertising Manager; Nick Carroll, Sports Editor; Sherry Cole, Clerk; Crystal Maldonado, Editor Since The Plainville Citizen began in 2002, we have become the community’s number one news source for current and accurate information you want and need to know: news, sports, features, events, celebrations and advertising. All this is delivered weekly, by mail, free of charge, to all of the homes and businesses in town. Thanks to our Web site,, readers across the globe, including former town residents, can stay current with Plainville news. New photos, stories and information are posted daily, some exclusive to the web. On Facebook and Twitter (@pvillecitizen), we keep the most up-to-date news and are constantly in touch with our readers. We share with you; you share with us. We love to hear your views on happenings locally and nationally through our polls and your submissions. Through our Web site, we’ve been the first source for breaking news in Plainville, such as vote results, deaths of prominent community leaders, serious accidents and early school closings. We welcome your input and value your opinion. Our paper is your paper. We appreciate being entrusted with your advertising, announcements, photographs, Letters to the Editor and news tips. If it matters to you, it matter to us. We are proud to be part of your community. Thank you for making The Plainville Citizen the newspaper you want to read and shop. 1248516

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Participants in programs at the Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., must be 60 or older and be a resident of Plainville, or be a member of the senior citizens center.All programs and events will be held at the senior citizens center, unless noted. Info: (860) 747-5728.

Fiber program

Miles Evertt, registered dietician, will present a program about fiber, at the Plainville Senior Center, Thursday, June 14, at 10 a.m. Call the senior center, to register.

Scam prevention

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Friday, June 15. Breakfast starts at 9:30 a.m. and the program begins at 10:15 a.m. Learn about the different scams and how to avoid them. There is a cost for the breakfast (which includes sausage, biscuits, burritos, eggs, hot cakes and coffee) but the scam program is free.

ty. There is a cost. Assistance in paying for the dental clinic (scholarships) may be available for Plainville individuals over age 60, with a monthly income below $1,429 (single) or $1,925 (married). For scholarship information, contact Stephanie or Ronda at the Senior Center. Appointments must be scheduled in advance.

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Get your teeth checked at the Senior Center’s dental clinic Monday, June 18, by appointment only. The program is intended for adults who have not received dental care in the last year and have difficulty accessing dental care in the communi-

Foodshare delivers free food to low income individuals at the Plainville Housing Authority, 20 Stillwell Drive, Sunset Community Room, on Mondays at the new time of 11 to 11:30 a.m. Groceries are distributed every other Monday. The next distribution will be June 25. This program is available to Plainville residents who are at least 62 years old or permanently disabled under the Social Security Act. People who are participating in the program for the

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first time must bring proof of age and residency. For more information, call the housing authority at (860) 747-5909.

Sneaker recycling The Plainville Recycling & Solid Waste Commission is holding a Nike Reuse-A Sneaker Collection this year now until July 27. Bring sneakers to the senior center (any brand) and deposit them into the recycling box. The sneakers will be sent to Nike, who then uses them to make running tracks, basketball and tennis courts, playgrounds, even synthetic turf fields, and sports’ surfaces of all types that can incorporate Nike Grind into their design.

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Devils earn eighth state championship 1983, 1984, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2008, 2012 By Nick Carroll The Plainville Citizen

According to players and coaches, team unity and positivity is what led the Plainville High School baseball team to a state championship this spring, the program’s eighth. “Our theme in the beginning of the year was ‘no negative,’” PHS coach Lou Mandeville said Friday night after his Blue Devils knocked off Haddam-Killingworth, 31, in the CIAC Class M state finals at Palmer Field in Middletown. “No negative in practice. No negative in games. We’re going to keep moving forward. And that was just huge, because as we got going their confidence picked up more and more. They started believing in themselves, and they started believing in each other. And then we just started rolling.” Starter Matt Thomas, who earned the pitching victory against H-K, also spoke to that point. “All positive thoughts throughout the year. There were no distractions,” said the junior, who allowed just five hits and one run in the title game in 5 2/3 innings of work. “That’s how we got here and ended up winning it.” Thomas not only turned in good work on the mound at Palmer Field, he also came through at the plate. His RBI single in the top of the seventh gave the locals their winning margin. Pitching-wise, Thomas got out of some tight spots. “Matt’s a bulldog,” said Mandeville, in his first year as head coach. “Matt fights. When he gets runners on base, he doesn’t give in. He’s a challenger. He’s a competitor. He’s a kid you want on your team.” Reliever Tyler Favreau closed things out for Plainville. He allowed no hits, no walks and struck out a

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Plainville High School’s Matt Thomas earned the pitching victory Friday night in the Class M state championship game, but it was reliever Tyler Favreau, pictured, who kept Haddam-Killingworth in check down the stretch.

pair – including the final batter of the game — in 1 1/3 innings. “Words don’t describe this. This is what you play for since you’re in Little League. It just doesn’t get any better than this,” said Favreau, a junior. “It’s overwhelming. It’s an experience I’ll remember forever.” Thomas and Favreau were caught by senior Chris Kuzia. “This is the craziest feeling I ever had in my life,” Kuzia said during the championship celebration. “We didn’t know where we were going to be at the beginning of the season. There’s not one superstar on this team. We’re all just one big family, and we do everything together. There’s not one person who stands out every game; it’s the whole team, every game.” Senior outfielder Nick Moshier echoed that. “We’re really just a close team,” he said. “We all get along well, and this is just insane. When you get to the finals you want to take advantage of it. It’s very special.” The Blue Devils, who jumped out to a 2-0 lead over H-K in the second inning, generated six hits in the title

game. Marc DeMartinis accounted for two of those, and scored a run. Also coming through with hits for the victors were Shane Pugliese, Moshier

(run) and Erik Perrotti (RBI). Tony Lo Pizzo drove in a run and scored one himself. The locals received some nifty glove work from third baseman Tom Dinda, second baseman Pugliese and shortstop Perrotti. Plainville (18-7) earned a modest 11th seed in the Class M tournament, but went on to win four games with relative ease to earn a date with No. 9 H-K (18-7) in the finals. An estimated 1,800 spectators attended the title game, including former PHS baseball coach Bob Freimuth, who led the Blue Devils to five state titles during his tenure, which ended after the 2011 season.

Freimuth, clearly elated, was on the field Friday night to hand out the championship medals to his former team. “Coach Freim just wanted a big hug, and that’s what I did, I gave him a hug,” said Kuzia. “He knows what it’s like to play with tradition. We just kept it going for him, so he must be real happy.” The 2012 Class M state champ’s roster is rounded out by Tyler Pina, Brian Dostaler, Cody Charneski, Matthew Monteleone, Dean DeMartinis, Mike Munson, Jason Monteleone, Matthew Sauvron, Robert Pezzulo, Kyle Beloin and Brett Snowden.

Mandeville’s allegiance rewarded By Jim Bransfield Special to The Citizen Uhhh, that’s Bob who? OK, that’s unfair. Bob Freimuth was a great baseball coach at Plainville High School who won five state championships. But this year, in Freimuth’s first year of retirement, the mantle of leadership fell on longtime assistant Lou Mandeville. He stepped into some pretty big shoes, Mandeville did. As of last Friday night, it appears those shoes fit Mr. Mandeville just fine. That’s because in front of a roaring crowd of 1,800 at Palmer Field in Middletown, Plainville won the CIAC Class M state championship, 3-1 over HaddamKillingworth.

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Plainville High School baseball coach Lou Mandeville accepts the Class M state championship plaque from his predecessor, Bob Freimuth, Friday night. Mandeville played for PHS in the 80s, and went on to assist Freimuth for two decades. Mandeville took the reins of See Mandeville, next page the program this spring.


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Mandeville Continued from page 21 Mandeville is 1-for-1. “I was with Bobby for 20 years,” said Mandeville. “I played at Plainville for coach [Ron] Jones. When I took over, there was nothing to change. Plainville baseball has been successful since 1976, so all I wanted to do was breed confidence, breed belief in the kids, in themselves. We allow no negatives; no negatives on the field or in the locker room. “But yeah, those were big shoes to fill, of course. Bob was a great coach and tonight, he’s just as happy as we are.” Freimuth spoke for himself. “I knew Coach Lou would be all right,” said Freimuth

before the title game. “He’s a great baseball man.” Mandeville was frank to say he talked with Freimuth all season long. “If it wasn’t every day, it was every other day,” said Mandeville. “He supported us throughout. That kind of support from Bob was comforting.” In this championship season, there was a particularly dark day. Mandeville remembered it well. “We went to Bristol Central and we got beat up 121,” he said. “I sensed the kids felt like they didn’t belong on the same field with Central, so afterwards I lit into them. I told them they had to be focused and they had to believe. If not, they couldn’t win. The next day we played Berlin and we won 5-4 in 11 innings. That

The 23rd annual Blue Devil Baseball Clinic for boys age 7 to 14 will be held June 25-29, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Plainville High School. The clinic will be directed by PHS baseball coach Lou Mandeville, with help from former PHS baseball coach Bob Freimuth, PHS pitching coach Mike Perry, PHS assistant baseball coach Ryan Raponey, Southington High School baseball coach Charlie Lembo, and SHS assistant baseball coach Tim DeJohn. Clinic highlights include instruction on hitting, sliding, toss and catch mechanics, pitching techniques, position play, daily games, guest speakers, and an awards program. For more information, including pricing, contact Lou Mandeville at (860) 793-1683, or Bob Freimuth at (860) 5821249.

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was the turning point of the season. We took off from there.” The game with H-K was a tight, taut, tingling affair that had the 1,800 fans on the edge of their seats all night. It wasn’t until Plainville got an insurance run in the top of the seventh that Plainville could exhale, even if just a little bit. The key to the win was starting pitcher Matt Thomas, who got a four-out save from fellow junior Tyler Favreau. “He’s a bulldog; nothing rattles him,” Mandeville said of the game-winner. “He goes pitch to pitch, he battles, he competes.” And he won. Sort of like the coach who went from year to year as a loyal assistant. Then, when he got his chance, he won too. Won it all.


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4 door, 2.5 X Manual w/Premium Package Stock# 12-993A Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

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

TREE PROBLEMS? Broken limbs, hangers, we specialize in difficult takedowns. Professional climbers, Fully licensed & Ins. Call for your free quote. Ask for Jimmy. Accelerated Landscaping, Inc. Celebrating our 25th Yr in business. Veteran & Senior discounts. Calll 860-982-4819.

EL GUAPO’S JUNK REMOVAL Small Electrical Jobs Welcome CT #E10194715. Insured 203-440-0239 or 860-324-0874


IF YOU MENTION THIS AD SPRING YARD CLEAN-UPS Brush, Branches, Leaves, winter mess...Make your yard shine!!


$1000 OFF Contracts Signed in June (203) 284-0137 Reg #558927


T.E.C. Electrical Svc LLC

M e r c e d e s - Be n z 2 0 0 1

HOUSE CLEANING CLEANING And professional organizing. Affordable rates and references. Mary Ann (203) 639-7297


All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service

E-Class E320 4 Matic 4 Door, 5 Speed A/T

V O L K S W A G EN Je t t a 2 00 3


SPECIAL $8,999

Sunroof, Leather, Auto, Alloys Stock #6020A (203) 630-0088


Subaru Impreza Brighton 1997 $2,988 Automatic 30 Day 1,500 MILE Warranty BUY HERE - PAY HERE! Down payments as low as $788 Plus Tax & Reg.

Junk Removal No Job too Big/Small We Do it All 203-886-5110

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

Your Job is Your Credit

JM Lawncare Lawn Mowing, Trimming, mulching, planting, Junk Removal and much more. Call for free est 860-796-8168

Pete In The Pickup


Stock #130002A (203) 630-0088

MOWING RICK’S AFFORDABLE CleanUps, Mulch, Brush, Pricker & Small Tree Removal. Trim Hedges. Clean Gutters & Powerwash. Top Soil/Seed . 203-530-4447 WE WEED GARDENS NORM THE GARDENER (203) 265-1460

CT Reg. #516790

$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



JEEP Liberty Sport 2008 4 Door, 4 Wheel Drive Stock# 12-658B Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300


Your Job is Your Credit

Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions

203-237-0350 CT Reg. #516790

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


ALL PRO ELECTRICAL SERVICES Electrical installation & repair. No job too small. Fully Lic & insured. Call 860-345-4545.

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

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 YARD Clean Ups Mowing, hedge trimming, brush, shrub & tree removal. Dump Runs. Junk Removal. Don 203-235-1318 JT’S LANDSCAPING, LLC Top Quality Work. Full Lawn Maintenance. Free estimates today! Licensed & insured. 203-213-6528 Reg #616311


(203) 269-1106 EXCAVATING

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

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

PROFESSIONAL Landscaping Service. We provide landscape design, planting, hedge trimming, mowing, clean ups & more. #0619909. 203-715-2301

J&J Lawn Services- Res & Comm. Lawn cutting. Spring & fall cleanup. Weekly or bi-weekly svs. Neighborhood discounts given. Shrub clipping & flower bed maint. Owner operated. Fully ins. Call John 203-376-6764 ROTOTILLING Garden Bill with Troy Bilt. No garden too small. (203) 294-1160


Thursday, June 14, 2012 — The Plainville Citizen AUTOMOBILES


TRUCKS & VANS FORD F150, 1994, 4x4, red, 132,000 miles, very clean. $2000 or best offer. Call (203) 715-0298 or 203-630-0863

USED CAR SALE 91’ C hevy S-10 PU 1 OWNER 76K $2,995



LENA’S MASONRY Family tradition, Over 25 yrs experience. Walkways, stone walls, veneer, brick, concrete, stucco & repairs. Free estimates. Lic. & ins. CT #600890 (203) 732-4544

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

PAUL’S MASONRY New & Repairs. Stone walls, arches, chimneys, sidewalks, fireplaceS. Free est. #614863. 203-706-9281

GMAC PLUMBING SPECIAL 15%OFF SERVICES LIC & INSURED P-1 0286004 CALL 860-543-2730. BBB ACCREDITED PLUMBING & HEAT Family owned small co. Clean, Professional. Call-Frontline Plumbing & FireSprinks llc.203-213-0691

PAUL’S MASONRY New & Repairs. Stone walls, arches, chimneys, sidewalks, fireplaces. Free est. #614863. 203-706-9281 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 and MASONRY work. Fully insured and licensed. Inspections, Repair & Const. Paver Patios, Steps, Walls, etc. CT Reg #0674024 (203)714-7143 Or Cell (203)600-9439 FREE est. SENIOR DISCOUNTS

PAINTING/ WALLPAPERING PAINTING INTERIOR/ EXTERIOR Wallpaper Removal. Low rates! CT Reg. #562908 Peter Lilienthal 203-630-9190

Edwin Cordero PAINTING Int/Ext. Local, Established, Reliable Craftsman. Call (203) 537-2411 CT#614827


V. NANFITO Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks Remodeling Gutters CT Reg#570192 (203) 639-1634

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

203-639-0032 Fully Lic & Ins Reg #577319 ROOFING, Siding, Decks, Gutters Lifetime Warranties Available Accepting all credit cards. CT Reg #621315 (203) 675-8084

94’ Ford Station Wagon $1,995 01 Ford Taurus 4 Door $2,995

99 Saturn Standard shift, great cond. Needs motor. $850.

Chevrolet Colorado 2007 2 WD Extended Cab Work Truck Stock# 12-872AA Call Nick The Hyundai Guy (203) 818-3300

GMC Yukon Denali XL 2009

Go Kart With Extra Tires $595

G.T. Tire

8 Cylinder, Automatic. $39,994 Stock# C7273 (203) 237-5561

155 Colony St. Meriden, CT Mon-Thur 7am-3:30pm Fri. 7am-2pm

MEDINA Sewer & Drain Cleaning Services LLC Quality work at affordable prices. 24hr Service. Benny Medina 203-909-1099

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2008


$1000 OFF Contracts Signed in June (203) 284-0137 Reg #558927

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

VOLVO S60 2005 2.5T Automatic $9,993 Stock# C7468 (203) 237-5561

Extended Cab Pickup 4x4 8 Cylinder $20,794 Stock# C7358 (203) 237-5561

Gonzalez Construction

W. BOOBER MASONRY 25 yrs exp in all types of masonry CT Reg # 0626708 Call 203-235-4139 AMERICAN MASONRY Stone Wall, Brick block, Repairs, Stairs, Patios, Chimney’s, Sidewalks, Stucco. Free Est. #0577098 Jimmy 203-982-3087



FREE Gutter Cleaning w/exterior housewash. Add deck, patio, walkways, walls, windows and receive 10% OFF! 15% off senior discount. Lic 0619909. 203-715-2301 POWERWASHING Houses, decks, fences. Local co., satisfaction guar. Insured. Olsen Oil & Power Washing 203-272-2699

H O N DA PI L O T E X 20 03

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

Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions



joe@ Fully license/insured. Reg #HIC577319

CT Reg. #516790

90K. 5 Speed, V6, Automatic Very clean. Well Maintained. Stock #120226A $10,500

(203) 630-0088

Your Job is Your Credit

CLASSIC & ANTIQUES 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

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



Dry farm screened topsoil.

2 WD, 5 Spd Manual, 90K $5,999 Stock #110419SA


A-1 QUALITY PAINTING ROOFING, SIDING WINDOWS AND MORE Free Estimates/Fully Insured Reg #604200/Member BBB 860-645-8899

Specializing in Wood/Aluminum siding. Low rates. Reg#533474. Call Dennis 203-630-0008 L & E PAINTING. Professional and Affordable. Lic & ins. Call Trevor 203-938-3789. CT Reg #623250.

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

CADILLAC DeVILLE 1979 2-door. 425 V8 Automatic. Copper exterior & interior. 68,000 miles. Excellent condition. $11,500 or best offer. Call Freddie at (860)621-0657

Your Job is Your Credit


Lincoln Navigator 2002

PAVING PROFESSIONAL ROOFER New Roofs, Re-roofs, Tear-offs.

203-269-3559 CT#565514

Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions

203-237-0350 CT Reg. #516790


ASPHALT Repair & Seal Coating Comm & Res Properties Patching driveways, crack filling, grading, drainage, line painting, excavation. Lic 0619909. 203-715-2301

T.E.C. Electrical Svc LLC All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service ROOF CLEANING Remove unwanted fungus, algae streaks, moss from your homes roof today. FULLY LIC’D & INS CT#0619909. 203-715-2301



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

Roofing, Siding, Windows, Decks Remodeling Gutters CT Reg#570192 (203) 639-1634


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

SUV, 4X4, Automatic $8,414 Stock# C7490 (203) 237-5561

LAVIGNE’S TREE SERVICE IN BUSINESS 31 YRS. Tree removal. Stump grinding. Crane Service. Free Estimates. Fully insured. 203-294-1775 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 TREE PROBLEMS? Broken limbs, hangers, we specialize in difficult takedowns. Professional climbers, Fully licensed & Ins. Call for your free quote. Ask for Jimmy. Accelerated Landscaping, Inc. Celebrating our 25th Yr in business. Veteran & Senior discounts. Calll 860-982-4819.

Is your merchandise "blending in?" 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.

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:


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The Plainville Citizen — Thursday, June 14, 2012 SUV’S


PETS & LIVESTOCK AKC LABRADOR Retriever Puppies. 8 weeks old. Black. Male and Female. Raised w/children. $500. Ready now. Craig 203 631-9386

Jeep Wrangler 2011 BUICK ENCLAVE CXL 2010 6 Cylinder, Automatic, AWD Stock# 5695A

Unlimited, 4WD, 4 Door Sport Stock# 5666A

(203) 235-1686

(203) 235-1686

ATTENTION DOG OWNERS! Dog Obedience Classes starting July 9 at Cheshire Park & Rec. Bruce Gianetti, Phil Huntington, & Kathy Queen - Instructors. Call 203-272-2743 9am-4pm. After 6pm call 203-235-4852. BULLDOGS, Yorkie, Yorkie-Poo, Schnoodles, Chihuahua, Poodles, Boxers, Puggle, German Shepherd, Shih Tzu & mixed breeds. $250+. 860-930-4001 PEEKAPOO Puppy, Male. Cream & White Markings. Rare, Non shedding. Parents are registered. Puppy Can be registered. $750 or best offer. Please call 203-715-3647

Pontiac Grand Prix 2002 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

FWD, 6 Cylinder, Automatic Stock# 5649A $6,495

(203) 235-1686

RAP A PONY Summer program begins Mon July 2, 9am-12 noon. Lessons every day MonThurs. Fun & safety with horses. We cater to beginners. $150. Call ASAP 203-265-3596


Find something that belongs to someone else? Find the owner with a Marketplace Ad!

VALLEY Horse Trailer 16’ Stock. $1500. Excellent shape. Starcraft Camper 27’. Sleeps 6. Excellent Shape-$5,500. Treadmill for sale - Excellent Shape $100. (860) 276-9157



FREE! in

CALL (877) 238-1953 to place your ad TODAY

$$$ CA$H $$$ DINING Room Table, 6 Chairs & Hutch. 6 yrs old. Exc cond $1200 Telescope Mead Model 285 $125 China Closet excellent $400 Table & 4 Chairs. Solid Brass Bed $100. (203) 269-2213 FUTON, Coffee Table, 2 end Tables, Desk & Lamp. $200. 203-631-7202

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE 4 JEEP WRANGLER Rims With Tires. 225/75R/15. $200 or best offer. Call (203) 265-6166 BEAUTIFUL Colored Frame Suitable for paintings, etc. $10. (203) 235-3120

Summer Programs & Lessons Rosehaven Stables, LLC Meriden 203-238-1600

LAWN & GARDEN FREE AGWAY Riding lawn mower. 12 1/2HP, 38” cut. With bagger attachments. Needs motor work. 203 265-6166


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

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

203-238-3499 2ND GENERATION Buys Napier Jewelry, Sterling, Old Lamps & Lamp Parts, Old Dolls, Collectibles, Dep Glass. One Item to Entire Estate. 203 639-1002

BLACK & DECKER 18 ga nailer Like new with manual. $25 (203) 265-1948

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

FOLDING Metal Dog Crate, 30x34x48. For large dogs. Very good condition. $60.00 Also, two adjustable pet gates, each fits 42 inch opening. $20.00 for both. 203-265-3427.

ALWAYS BUYING CASH PAID Vintage Electronics, Amps, Musical Instruments, Guitars, Radios, Ham Equipment, CB, HiFi, Audio Equipment. 860-707-9350

KENMORE 1200w 1.2 cu.ft Microwave. Excellent condition. $75 or best offer. 203 235-3844 POOL Accessories, Hayward Pump & Filter, Vacuum, Ladder, Skimmer, Chemicals and Toys. Good Condition. $300 or best offer. 860-306-9156

TWIN Mattress and Box Spring (still in plastic). $50. Call 860-982-2508



TRAINING CAGE Only $5. call for details and location. (203) 634-0474

CASH for your Toyota, Honda or Nissan. Any Condition! Running or not! Will consider other makes & models, motorcycles, ATV’s, etc. 203-600-4431

2006 TRAVEL TRAILER CAMPER Max Lite by R-Vision. 26 Footer. Sleeps 6. Excellent condition. $9,000. Call (203) 237-6743


VERIWAVE Air mattress by Pegasus, electrical unit included, $150, exc. cond. Invacare wheel chair, tilts in 5 positions, has head rest, air inflated seat, $250. (860) 828-5529

Always Buying, 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 made in your home. Please call Cory 860-322-4367

CASH For WWII Military Items



DEE’S ANTIQUES 12 GAUGE Shotgun reloading supplies. Many extras. $350 or best offer Ask for Joe (203) 630-2599

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

203-235-8431 NORDITRAK Eliptical Exercise Machine. Excellent Cond $99 picked up. Call 203 269 2213 Wallingford, CT


AFFORDABLE Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators and Stoves.

Appliance Repairs

Will Deliver 19 ' Chaparral 198 F OPN 1987 Open water. Blue/White Mercruises Engine $2750.00 Comes with 1988 shore trailer model 2900 Please call Dan 203-265-4674

OUTBOARD ENGINES 5hp-$250-2hp-200-elec-50All running good (860) 704-8065

203-284-8986 Cindy’s Unique Shop CONSIGNMENT 32 North Colony St., Wallingford (203) 269-9341 Two levels, 1800 SF of Consigned Home decor & Furnishings 30 Day Layaways Available $5 Off a purchase of $25 or more $10 off a purchase of $100 or more Check us out on Facebook Ample Free Parking in Our Lot Free Gift w/$15 or more purchase Mon-Fri 9:30-5, Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4 DINING Room Set - Mahogany. 4 Chairs, Plus 2 Captain’s Chairs. 2 Leaves. Seats 12. Like New. Best Offer. (203) 440-9963

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


ABOVE Ground Pool, 18ft, Pump, 1.5hp, filter, heater, gate ladder, new liner, must be removed, 4 years old, $850, 203-626-5325 or 203-200-9582


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

MERIDEN. 1, 2, 3 BR apts avail. Newly remodeled, off st parking, storage. $700-$925/mo. Call (203) 430-7228 MERIDEN. 2nd flr, 5 rm, 2 BR, sec & refs. $975/ mo. Call owner/agent, 203-238-1977. MERIDEN. 2nd flr, 5 rm, 2 BR, sec & refs. $975/ mo. Call owner/agent, 203-238-1977. MIDDLETOWN. 1st flr, 2 BR, 2 bath, sec & ref. Completely redone. $1100 monthly. Call Ray 203-238-1977, Remax. MIDDLETOWN. 1st flr, 2 BR, 2 bath, sec & ref. Completely redone. $1100 monthly. Call Ray 203-238-1977, Remax.

MER. 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

PLAINVILLE Newly Renovated, 3 BR. Lg Kitchen. LR w/FP, Garage. $1300/mo. Refs & Sec required. (860) 793-8792

MERIDEN - 1 BEDROOM Kitchen, Living Room, 3rd Floor. $650 per month plus utilities. Call 203-980-6184

PLAINVILLE Woodford Ave 1 BR apt on pond. Clean, secure building, newly refurbished. Appls, off st parking. No pets. $550 +util. 860-826-6757

MERIDEN - 2 BR, New appliances. Hardwood floors. Off st parking. No smoking/pets. Heat & HW included. $850/mo. (203) 444-5722

PLAINVILLE- XL studio apt. Applianced kitchen. A/C, onsite prkg, balcony. Starting at $635/mo. Call CPI 860-225-1570

MERIDEN -Studio, 1 & 2 BR apts. $750-$950. Call (203) 376-2160 or (203) 213-6175 MERIDEN 1 BR Spacious, secure bldg. Stove and refrig incl. Ample parking. W& D available. No pets. $750 + security. (203) 376-1259

MERIDEN 1023 Old Colony Rd.

2 BR Starting at $800 Heat & HW incl. Off St. Parking. 203-886-7016 MERIDEN 2 BR, Heat & Hot Water Included. $875 plus security. Good Credit. No pets. Available July 1. Private parking. (203) 715-7818 MERIDEN 2 BR, Heat & Hot Water Included. $875 plus security. Good Credit. No pets. Available July 1. Private parking. (203) 715-7818

MERIDEN BRADLEY ESTATES I & II 200 Pratt Street The Waitlist for Bradley Estates I & II 2 BEDROOMS will be closed on May 25, 2012 until further notice, we will not accept Applications for housing for Bradley I & II. Carabetta Management Company 203 237-7400

SOUTHINGTON Farmstead Apts. Lge 2 story 3 BR, 1 1/2 bath end unit. $1300/mo includes heat & hw. 2 mos sec. W/D hookups in cellar. No pets. Fresh paint. Wooded view, quiet area, near downtown/exit 31 I84. Kelley Elementary School. Owner at site. Fridge, electric range, dw, disposal. Also 2 BR, 1 1/2 bath, $1050/mo. (860) 833-3311 SPRING 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 WALLINGFORD 1 BR apt $750. 2 BR + office $950/mo. Sec req. Off st parking. No utils. No smoking. No pets. Good credit. Call 203-376-8418

WALLINGFORD 1 BR Apts. $665-$800 203-213-6175 or 203-376-2160 WALLINGFORD 2 BR 5 Rooms in Two-Family 2nd Floor, Off Street Parking No Pets. Credit Check $800 + utilities. 203-284-1853 WALLINGFORD Choate Area Quiet 1 BR, 3rd Floor. Appliances. $675/month. 2 Months Security and lease. No smoking. No pets. (203) 269-9642

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

MERIDEN. 2 BR homes available starting at $1200/mo. Sec & refs req. Call Ray at Remax Professionals 203-238-1977

MERIDEN Cook Avenue 1 BR. 2nd fl. Renovated. New paint. $775 includes heat, hot water and electric. (203) 265-4664 MERIDEN Furnished Apt with full bath, kitchen, BR/LR Combo. $575/mo. ALSO - 3 Rms at $675/mo. No pets. Lease & sec dep required. (203) 238-9772



Flanders West Apts


All Ages and Levels Welcome




SO. MERIDEN-VILLAGE VIEW. 2 BR, 1 1/2 bath Townhouse, hdwd flrs, granite, quiet neighborhood. $1450/ mo. Avail July. 1 mo rent plus security. Credit check. Owner/ agent. Call Josh 203-996-1719.

MERIDEN- Nice renovated 2 bdrm. No pets. $795. per mo, deposit, credit & references. Please call 203-317-7222 . MERIDEN- West side, 1 BR, 2nd FL. Includes Heat, HW & Elec. Oak Flooring. Very Clean! $860/ mo+sec 203-630-3823 12pm8pm or

WALLINGFORD SILVER POND APTS Community for Seniors 62+. 2 BR apts, $900/mo. Heat, hot water & electric included. Call 203-265-2147. WALLINGFORD TOWNHOUSE 2 BR, 1.50 baths. Appls. AC. Lg gar w/ laundry rm. WD hookup. Lease, credit, sec. No pets/ smoking. $1300 203 238-2558 WALLINGFORD- 2BR, 1st fl, MUST SEE! 5 rooms, bathroom EIK, HW fl, 2 porches, w/d hkup, off-st park. Heat, HW & trash pickup incl. $1300. 203-464-1847 WALLINGFORD-1 & 2 BR apts & Townhouses starting at $795. NO PETS. JJ Bennett 203-2657101

Thursday, June 14, 2012 — The Plainville Citizen ROOMMATES


ROOMS FOR RENT 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 MERIDEN Fully furnished 1 BR Incl heat, electric, hot water, off st parking. On bus & train line. $150/wk + sec. or $550/mo + sec. Susan 203-500-0608

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

MERIDEN ROOM FOR RENT In Private Home North Broad Street Area 203-235-0010 or 860-797-1561


MERIDEN - Garage for Rent $80 per month. 203-554-3377

WANTED TO RENT 2 BR in good area. Good credit. Call (203) 630-2340 WANTED 2 or 3 BR Apartment in Southington or Plainville. Prefer duplex or multi-family. Contact Bruce (860) 747-3307


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 203265-5618

WALLINGFORD-Move right in! Everything new roof, furnace, deck, slider, windows, carpet ect. 3 Bed, 2 bath Cape on level lo. Approved for 2 car garage. FR with FP and slider to 16x18 deck. New shed. $259,900. Call Eileen Dellaselva 203-265-5618

BOOKKEEPER PT Position Must have at least 10 years experience. Please fax resume to 203-237-1514

A growing Central CT ISO and ITAR certified Class A die house, with expanding metal stamping and CNC/ WIRE EDM machining and turning operations is looking to fulfill the below positions.

CNC / Wire EDM Manager The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years experience, be self-motivated with good communication skills. Responsibilities include production planning, managing operators, setting up and editing and/or programming 4th and 5th axis vertical mills using Mastercam 10, and ordering tooling and supplies.

Tool & Die Maker

MERIDEN Room Available First Week Free! Utilities included! $115/Week. Available Now. Off Street Lighted Parking 203-213-8589

GARAGE for rent with remote opener. $50/mo. 404 So. Main St, Wallingford. 203-269-8619.

HELP WANTED APPLIANCE REPAIR Full time. Great opportunity! Growing company. Central CT Area Vacation/holiday pay. EPA Certified Certification required. Previous experience required. EOE employer. Good people Skills Competitive Pay Send Resume to

MERIDEN Male seeks same to share 3 BR home. $400/mo, plus sec. Utilities included. (203) 503-4611


MERIDEN 128 Gale Avenue. 2 Family, Highly desirable location, property sold as is. 1520 sq ft, under .5 acre. Each floor has kitchen, bedroom, living room, bathroom. $160,000. 203-710-6661 MERIDEN Mrs. Clean lives here 3BR, 3 Bath east side remod Kit, SS Appls, Possible In-Law, Hdwd Floors. Paver stone patio. Neg. $205,700. Call (203) 639-9600


CANBERRA Industries, Inc. (Meriden, CT): Seek Sr Softwre Engnr to anlyze, desgn, implemnt, documnt, coordint & supervse devlpmnt of multitier/multi-threaded/client server applictn develpmnt in areas of instrumnt contrl & data anlsis. Req deg in Comptr Scs, Engg or rel & 3 years exp as Softwre Engnr/Softwre Develpr. Reqrs exp w/ C++, Windows SDK, MFC, ATL, OLE, WTL, Active-X, COM, DCOM, DHTML, Java Script, Windows (95/98/2000/NT/CE etc) & UNIX. Strong problm-solvng & comm skills. Travel 5%. To apply, please visit, click on Careers and apply to position #MK0212RP. 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

Advertising Sales Representative

DRIVERS. CDL Class “A” Drivers Needed For Local Grocery Hauler Home Daily, 3 yrs Driving Exp w/Clean Record. Please Call: 800-397-1813

Record-Journal Publishing Company’s Classified Department is seeking an Advertising Sales Representative who is ready to achieve success. Must be highly motivated and goal oriented in a multi-media capacity. In addition to taking classified ads via phone, fax, email and in person, this position also requires contacting local businesses both over the phone and in person for the development of new business. This individual must provide excellent service to our clients selling advertising in our daily and weekly newspapers, specialty publications, and other online products.

IF you are looking for a great place to work, an opportunity to earn money and learn a little about insurance, Apply at: Also fax resume to 203-269-9331 ATTN: Tatia Winecoff, Agent State Farm Insurance Wallingford - 203-269-9330 Fluency in English and Spanish are a Plus! Equal Opportunity Employer

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. Sales experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate. Please email resume to: kboath@

LEGRAND/Wiremold in West Hartford, CT has a great opportunity for a 2nd shift Electrician. Qualifications: 6 years of experience, Industrial experience, must be familiar with relay logic, PLC experience is preferred. Must possess and maintain a minimum of a Connecticut E-2 License. Apply online at: or contact 860-263-3293.

Immediate opening for a first shift tool and die maker. Must be able to build and repair progressive and secondary tooling. A minimum of 3 years experience is required. Must be able to work with limited supervision.

2nd Shift Pressroom Help Immediate opening for second shift (4:30pm-12:30am) Pressroom help. Must be able to work with limited supervision. We offer competitive wages and excellent benefits. This includes: ● A Profit Sharing Plan ● Employer 401k Match Program ● Vacation Benefits ● Medical, Dental, Short Term Disability, and Group Life Serious and Qualified Applicants Only! Apply in person, e-mail or fax to 203-269-1357

Component Engineers, Inc. 108 N. Plains Industrial Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR DELIVERY CARRIERS WANTED Come join our fast growing team of contracted adult carriers who earn up to $13,000.00 annually delivering newspapers for up to 2 hours in the early morning. It is a great way to subsidize your annual income without interfering with your regular job or quality time at home.

CHESHIRE ROUTES NOW AVAILABLE If you are interested in being contracted on a route or being a substitute in Wallingford, Meriden, Southington or Cheshire Please call Record-Journal Circulation

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:


(203) 634-3933 HELP WANTED

GARDEN Center looking for responsible person for plant care and customer service. Also, person with reliable pickup truck or SUV available to travel in CT 2-3 days per week. Apply in Person: Geremia Gardens 1720 West St, Southington


PRECISION SHEET METAL MECHANIC Looking for exp’d Precision Sheet Metal Mechanic. Must have experience in manufacturing and reading blueprints. This is not HVAC. Located in North Haven. (203) 239-6349


MEDICAL CAREERS MEDICAL ASSISTANT-Seeking a high energy individual to assist doctor in growing vision clinic. Desire strong people skills and technical ability. Duties include patient reception, examination and pretesting. Competitive starting pay plus paid training. Experience welcome, but not necessary. Send resume to PO Box 4571, Wallingford, CT 06492. NURSE PRACTITIONER Choate Rosemary Hall, an established co-ed boarding school of 850 students, grades 9-12, is looking for a full-time (most of the summer off) Nurse Practitioner to start August 27, 2012. The successful candidate will be experienced in adolescent health care, especially women’s health, with a strong clinical background. Primary responsibilities include direct patient care, health education of students and supervision of the nursing staff. This position reports to and works with the full-time school pediatrician in our modern, fully equipped health center. Competitive salary and benefits. Please reply with CV and cover letter to Kathy White, Assistant to the Dean of Faculty, at or Choate Rosemary Hall, 333 Christian Street, Wallingford, CT 06492 by June 24, 2012. Choate Rosemary Hall is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


SECRETARIAL Executive Secretary Performs a wide variety of responsible clerical duties of a confidential nature to the Personnel Department of the Town of Wallingford. The position requires 6 years of responsible office work experience, some of which must have been in a supervisory capacity or 2 years of the above experience and a college degree in business administration or an equivalent combination of experience and training substituted on a yearfor-year basis. Experience with benefits administration desirable. $23.97 to $29.05 hourly (35 hours per week) plus an excellent fringe benefits package. Apply: Personnel Department, Town of Wallingford, 45 South Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492. The closing date will be that date the 75th application form/resume is received or June 22, 2012, whichever occurs first. EOE.

HVAC INSTALLER 10 years min. exp., licensed journeyman only. Looking for a career - not a job? Then fax your resume to: 203-237-1514.

SHIPPING And receiving. Busy GM parts dept is looking for an energetic warehouse clerk. Clean driving record a must. Outstanding company benefits including 401K. Call 203-2720453 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm.

PT/TIME Office/Receptionist Wlfd Car Dealership (203) 284-8989 Fax 203-269-1114

YARD JOCKEY Exp with Tractor Trailers.12 Hr shifts. EOE. Call Kevin 203-741-0019 between 10am & 2pm.


NY Style Pizza

SMALL 12” MEDIUM 14” LARGE 16” X-LARGE 18” PARTY SIZE 25”x17” Cheese 6.50 9.95 10.45 11.95 18.95 Add’l. Items 1.00 1.50 1.75 2.00 3.00 Toppings: Extra Cheese, Sausage, Pepperoni, Bacon, Meatball, Olives, Ham, Mushrooms, Green Peppers, Onions, Roasted Peppers, Jalapeno Peppers, Broccoli, Tomatoes, Eggplant, Spinach, Anchovies, Pineapple, Artichoke Hearts, Hamburger Appetizers, Salads, Italian Dinners


CALZONES OR STROMBOLI Mozzarella Additional Items



6.95 1.25

9.95 1.75

HOT PARMIGIANA GRINDERS Served with Cheese & Tomato Sauce Sausage Meatball Eggplant Veal Chicken



5.25 5.25 5.75 5.75 5.25

6.95 6.95 7.50 7.50 6.95

HOT OR COLD GRINDERS Served with Cheese, Lettuce and Tomato HALF

Grilled Chicken 6.75 Genoa Salami 5.25 Roast Beef 5.75 Ham 5.25 Tuna 5.75 Pastrami 5.25 Turkey 5.25 Italian Combo 5.75 Steak & Cheese 5.95 Chicken Cutlet 5.25 B.L.T. 5.25 Cheeseburger 5.95 Pepperoni 5.25 Veggie 5.25 Extra Cheese .50 Extra Meat 1.00 BURGERS SANDWICH


7.95 6.95 7.95 6.95 7.50 6.95 6.95 7.95 7.95 6.95 6.95 7.95 6.95 6.95 .75 1.00 DELUXE

Hamburger 3.50 4.95 Cheeseburger 3.95 6.95 Bacon Cheeseburger 5.95 7.45 Gyro 5.50 7.45 Double Cheeseburger 5.50 7.45 Above Served with Lettuce & Tomatoes. Deluxe Served with Lettuce & Tomatoes, French Fries & Cole Slaw


Clams Casino (White) Margarita (White) Florentine (White) Shrimp Scampi (White) Meat Lover’s White Pizza Veggie Lovers Primo Hawaiian Village Special Pizza Taco Pizza California Dreaming Philly Steak Greek Pizza NEW Mediterranean SMOG BBQ Chicken Buffalo Chicken Cheese Lovers

9.75 9.75 9.75 9.75 10.25 7.75 10.25 10.25 9.25 10.95 9.75 10.95 9.75 9.95 9.95 9.75 9.95 9.95 8.75

13.25 12.50 12.25 12.95 14.95 10.95 14.95 14.95 13.50 14.95 13.75 14.95 14.95 14.95 14.95 14.25 13.50 13.50 10.75

15.45 15.45 15.45 15.45 16.50 12.95 16.50 16.50 14.50 17.95 14.95 17.50 17.95 16.95 16.95 15.45 15.95 15.95 13.75

17.75 17.75 17.75 17.75 17.95 14.25 17.25 17.95 17.50 18.95 16.25 18.50 17.95 17.95 18.25 17.75 16.95 16.95 16.25

NEW DINNERS Open Turkey w/French Fries & Cole Slaw Open Roast Beef w/French Fries & Cole Slaw Open Ham w/French Fries & Cole Slaw Open Ham & Turkey Combo w/French Fries & Cole Slaw




Tuna 3.50 5.95 Ham 3.50 5.95 Genoa Salami 3.50 5.95 Roast Beef 3.50 6.50 Turkey 3.50 5.95 Grilled Cheese 2.95 4.95 w/Ham or Tomato 3.25 4.95 B.L.T. 3.50 5.95 Chicken Breast 4.75 6.95 Above Served with Lettuce & Tomatoes. Deluxe Served with Lettuce, Tomatoes and Pickle, French Fries & Cole Slaw


8.95 9.95 8.95 9.95

6 Pieces - $5.95 10 Pieces - 6.95 12 Pieces - 7.45 24 Pieces - 13.95 36 Pieces • 18.95 50 Pieces - 23.50 Hot, Mild or BBQ • Served with Celery and Bleu Cheese Dressing

Appetizers • Salads Seafood Platters Dinners • Kids Meal

1 Large Salad $ & 2 Liter Soda


+ tax

Village Pizza

Authentic Hand Made

Village Pizza

Delivery Available to Plainville and parts of Bristol, Farmington & Southington.

Village Pizza

FAST Delivery $8.00 Minimum

Village Pizza

Open 7 Days: Monday 4 pm-10 pm; Tuesday-Thursday 11 am-10 pm; Friday & Saturday 11 am-11 pm; Sunday 12 pm-10 pm



Village Pizza

Minimum $10.00


Village Pizza


We Accept


Village Pizza

793-0802 • 793-1111


Village Pizza

860 793-0800



Village Pizza


142 East St. (Rt. 10) Plainville


Village Pizza

Village Pizza



Village Pizza

The Plainville Citizen — Thursday, June 14, 2012



Save $7.00

Party Size 1 Topping, 24 pc. Wings $ & One 2-Liter Soda Only + tax 793-1111 or 793-0800


Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12


Save $5.00

Only 2 Large 1 Topping, Large Chef Salad, Garlic Bread, 2-Liter Soda $29.95 + tax 793-1111 or 793-0800 Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12


Large Cheese $

7.50 + tax

PICK-UP ONLY 793-1111 or 793-0800

Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12

Large Cheese Pizza, 10 Buffalo Wings, 2-Liter Soda $


+ tax 793-1111 or 793-0800 Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12

Two Extra Large Cheese Pizzas $


+ tax 793-1111 or 793-0800 Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12

2 Medium Pizzas 1 Topping Each $

16.99 + tax

793-1111 or 793-0800 Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12

Buy 3 13” Grinders, Get 1


Excludes Any Combo, Veal or Steak

793-1111 or 793-0800 Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12

Large Pizza, 1 Topping, 16 Wings $


+ tax 793-1111 or 793-0800 Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12

2 X-Large Pizzas, 1 Topping Each $


+ tax 793-1111 or 793-0800 Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12


18.99 + tax

2 Large Cheese Pizzas 793-1111 or 793-0800 Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12


19.99 + tax

2 Large 1 Topping Pizzas 793-1111 or 793-0800 Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer. Exp 12/30/12

06-14-2012 Plainville Citizen  

Plainville Citizen published 06-14-2012

06-14-2012 Plainville Citizen  

Plainville Citizen published 06-14-2012