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Volume 11, Number 19

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Scholarship foundation honors ‘blue-collar athlete’

Those dreaded words: you have breast cancer By Kelley Sgroi Special to The Citizen Every 74 seconds, somewhere in the world, a woman dies from breast cancer. Will you know her? Will it be your mother? Sister? Daughter? Words alone cannot describe how I felt on that beautiful September afternoon when I heard those dreaded words: “You have breast cancer.” Time seemed to stand still, but only for a second. My thoughts immediately went to my three children. How do I tell them? What do I do to prepare them for the battle that lies ahead? The next several weeks were a whirlwind of doctor appointments and more information than any person can possibly process. It’s been seven months. It’s hard to believe. But here I am after three surgeries, four months of chemotherapy and six weeks of radiation. My hair is growing back. There is a shadow where my eyebrows used to be. My children are amazingly strong and resilient. With the amazing support of my family and friends, I am beginning to feel like myself again. And I am ready to continue the fight.

By Brian Woodman Jr. Special to The Citizen

Photo courtesy of Kelley Sgroi

Plainville resident Kelley Sgroi with her three children. In July, I will walk 60 miles in the Boston Susan G. Komen three-day walk with thousands of women like me – survivors, fighters. There is hope. We can have a world in which our mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts and friends are safe from this disease. Kelly Sgroi is collecting donations for her walk. For information, email Kelley Sgroi at Kelley.sgroi@yahoo.com. To donate, visit www.the3day.org, search for participant and enter Kelley Sgroi or call the Susan G. Komen 3-day at (800) 996-3DAY.

‘Safe Routes to School’ project hits small bump in road By Crystal Maldonado The Plainville Citizen

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What’s wrong with being a blue-collar athlete? Nothing at all, at least according to the friends and family of Harold M. Johnson, Jr., who would describe him as such. Johnson loved sports — basketball, football, track. As long as he was active, he was happy. After he died of a brain aneurysm in September 2010, family and friends decided to establish the Harold M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Foundation in an effort to honor his passion for athletics by awarding two students with college scholarships. “He was all about the team rather than his personal glorification,” said Ray Carroll, a member of the scholarship foundation who also played sports with Johnson in high school. “He had a great work ethic.” Johnson graduated from Plainville High School in 1980. He went on to attend Western New England College and had a successful career in the medical sales industry for a number of years before pursuing his love for

cooking at the Lincoln Culinary Institute. Carroll described Johnson as a devoted family man and husband. Johnson’s brother, Greg Henry, attests to as much. Henry said Johnson, who came from a big family (he had five siblings) and married his wife Susan 20 years ago, devoted the same level of effort to raising his twin children Isabelle and Harold III as he did in excelling at sports. Johnson worked even harder at being an excellent parent when his son was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, said Henry. “He had to be strong for him,” he said. “When he heard the diagnosis, he threw himself into being a great father.” It was important to Johnson’s friends and family to share Johnson’s story with others. Chuck Madigan, who founded the organization and also played sports with Johnson in high school, said the foundation was a way to keep Johnson’s memory

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What will happen to parking on the roads near the Middle School of Plainville and Toffolon Elementary School? Will bikes be able to drive comfortably on Northwest Drive once the road is narrowed? How soon can Plainville expect the construction? These were some of the concerns raised at the May 3 meeting on the Safe Routes to School proposal at the Plainville Public Library. Mark Devoe, director of Planning and Economic Development in Plainville, and Abby

St. Peter of Central Connecticut’s Regional Planning Agency, who helped put the proposal together, fielded questions, from a group of 10, following their presentation on the project. In 2013 (or later), the Safe Routes to School project would modify and add sidewalks to the Northwest Drive area, making it easier for children to walk or bike to MSP and Toffolon. It would make changes to the road, including potation road narrowing, in order to slow cars as they drove in the area. Most cars, Devoe said, clock in at 40 miles per hour or faster; the speed limit on North-

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Earl Carey, shown at a VFW dinner in March. Briegs. During his tour of active duty, he was stationed at Pitcairn Island, the Philippines, Australia, N ew Guinea and New Zealand. He was honorably discharged in 1945, and re-

turned to Connecticut to be with his family. He worked at Stanley Works in New Britain for 41 years, and retired as a Division Manager. He has a long and diverse background in community service, including terms as chairman of the Democratic Town Committee and the Board of Education in Burlington. The Plainville Memorial Day Parade Committee applauded Carey for his many years of service and sacrifice to his country, his community and his fellow veterans. Carey’s leadership and desire to help others is an example from which everyone can learn and benefit from and gives honor to those who served but never made it home. Submitted by The Plainville Memorial Day Parade Committee

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The Plainville Memorial Day Parade Committee announced Plainville resident Earl Carey has been selected as the 2012 Parade Grand Marshal. Carey is currently the VFW 3rd District Commander, and recently completed nine years as the Post Commander for the Plainville VFW Post 574, Madeley Roberts on Northwest Drive. Carey married his sweetheart, Nina, in 1943, and they had three sons and three grandsons. The couple was together for 68 years when she passed away in 2011. Shortly after his marriage in 1943, Carey joined the Coast Guard, serving his country in the Pacific during World War II. He went to school to learn communications and was then assigned to the USS Alamo Victory and the USS General MC

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On April 28, the girls of Plainville Brownie Troop 66030 planted flowers at Tomasso Nature Park in celebration of Earth Day. The troop was also working towards completion of a community service badge. While there, they took a tour of the park and were lucky enough to spot a great blue heron, a turtle and a bunny.

On April 24, the Plainville Community School district's Play2Learn Program held its annual end of year "Candy Land" game-themed family event, attended by school staff and 19 families. Every participant received a Candy Land board game, including Jacob Kazimierczak, above, left, as Buzz Lightyear; Nina Kazimierczak, above, right, as Cinderella; and Alyssa and Paul Moody, lower right, there with their parents.

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Students want to gain real-world experience, work for local businesses around Plainville

Plainville High School has been working to develop opportunities for special needs students to immerse them into their home community to practice these skills. The goal is to benefit both special needs graduates as well as the Plainville community. Since students live in the community, the ultimate goal would be for them to work locally and participate in community life as adults. During their four years at the high school, these students have been busy attending classes as well as practicing functional skills including cooking, money and time skills, and community activities such as shopping, movies and dining in restaurants. This year, during their senior year, the program has expanded into work experiences outside of school. On Fridays, three senior students in the Adaptive Learning Program have been spending time working at the public library, Cheryl’s Salon, the Plainville Senior Center and Gnazzo’s Food Center. “This has been a rewarding experience for both the girls and I hope the businesses,” said faculty member Marilyn Badner. “The girls have been able to practice cleaning, organizing, facing shelves, and washing dishes. But more importantly, they have been learning how to work with customers and supervisors other than their teachers. All of the participating businesses have provided wonderful, positive experiences for the students.” Next year, the school district is developing a program to allow students to work three days a week outside of school. The program

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A black bear and its two cubs have been spotted in Plainville around the Metacomet Road, according to Plainville Animal Control officer Gabriele Paciotti. The bear, who has been spotted in the area before, is said to be more dangerous because of the presence of its cubs. Paciotti provided the following tips for dealing with the bears: Remove any bird feeders from the yard. Keep the garbage tightly closed, perhaps even storing it inside until pick-up. Don’t approach the animal(s). Get inside and report the sighting to the Plainville Police Department’s nonemergency line at (860) 747-1616 or the CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection at (860) 424-3000.

is looking for local businesses to provide these work experiences. They’ll work on a volunteer basis and will have at least one job coach with them at all times. The plan is to schedule four hours a day on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for work experiences with local businesses. In addition to working in the community, students will spend Monday and Friday doing other daily living activities such as banking, grocery shopping, and recreational excursions. They will prepare their own lunches for work and make breakfast for themselves on working days. “Plainville Community Schools remain committed to ensuring fulfilling, productive lives for all students in Plainville. With the expansion of our community vocational programs for students with Intellectual Disabilities, we hope that both the students and the community will benefit from the opportunities to learn from one another,” said Director of Special Education and Pupil Services, Vicki Trzcinski. Badner said she hopes Plainville businesses will join efforts to provide a meaningful and productive experience and benefit from the skills and work ethic that special needs students can offer their home town. Businesses interested in participating in this program or for more information contact Vicki Trzcinski by calling (860) 793-3220 or emailing trzcinskiv@plainvilleschools.org.

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Students Julie Zaleski, Tahara Washington and Samantha Cyr work at Gnazzo’s Food Center in Plainville as part of the Plainville High School’s program for special needs students. The school is looking to expand the program next year with other local Submitted by Plainville Community Schools businesses that may be interested in participating.


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Crowley Ford brings Ford Motor Company’s Drive One 4 UR School program to the Plainville community in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for the Plainville High School Class of 2014. For every person who takes the wheel and test-drives a new Ford vehicle at Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way, on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Crowley Ford and Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to the High School. Proceeds from this free event will benefit student activities and class events for the Class of 2014 over the next two years. Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid driver’s license. There is a limit

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Shortened day Thursday, May 17, will be a shortened day at Plainville High School due to data teams teacher meetings. Dismissal will be at 12:10 p.m. Lunches will not be served.

Spring concert The Plainville High School Music Department will present a Spring Concert on Thursday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mel Perry Auditorium, 47 Robert Holcomb Way. The concert will feature the band, choir and jazz band, directed by Jeff Blanchette

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Last year, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain provided 55 scholarships totaling nearly $136,000 in financial support and plans this year to maintain that level of grants. Scholarships are primarily available to graduating seniors from high schools in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. There are also various scholarships for students already enrolled in a program of higher education. Public high school students interested in applying for a scholarship should speak with their guidance counselors who have detailed information on the scholarships and application process. Private or parochial high school students should visit the scholarship section of the CFGNB’s website, www.cfgnb.org to see the scholarship list and obtain application information.

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The Human Resources Association of Central Connecticut is accepting applications from Connecticut college students for its annual Jim Roberts Scholarship Award. Freshmen, sophomores and juniors enrolled full-time in a human resources or business degree program with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 are eligible to apply. Deadline for applications is Wednesday, May 30. Typical scholarships are $2,000. The committee members review all applications and will interview students in July. The scholarship is named for HRACC’s former Executive Director and lifelong human resources professional Jim Roberts. Interested students can find the scholarship application on the HRACC web site at www.hracc.org or by calling Kristin Sabatino at (860) 827-5789.

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The foundation is organizing its first golf tournament on June 9 at Hawk’s Landing Country Club in Southington to help fund the scholarships. Cara Parsons, a

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alive at Plainville High School and to be able to give back to student athletes who exemplified his approach to sports. “Being competitive, respectful, hard-working – but smiling doing it,” Madigan said. “That is how Harold approached everything.” The foundation plans to award two scholarships each year to one male and one female student that have participated for more than one

year, including their senior year, in at least three sports. Both students must pursue a four-year degree at an accredited educational institution and be “blue-collar athletes.” Anyone wanting to receive a scholarship must write an essay answering questions posed by the foundation. Prospective recipients are expected to describe what the quintessential blue collar athlete or team player is and examples of how their athletic careers in school demonstrate how they would meet the description.

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Project Continued from page 1 west Drive is 35 miles per hour, 25 miles per hour in the school zone. Although most were on board with the plan , some expressed worries. Plainville resident Mark Swanson, who said he bikes and runs on the road frequently, agreed that cars on the road often speed. “Fifty [miles per hours] is probably more common than 40,” Swanson said. He questioned whether bikes would still be able to ride comfortably along the road. “If you narrow the road, where are the bicycles going to be?” he asked. “The road will be narrowed down, but not the point of being impassable,” Devoe said. Swanson suggested adding a bike path near the schools. “Safe Routes to School looks primarily at pedestrians, with bicycling being ancillary,” Devoe said. “I would like to see a bicycle path on every street in town. We’ve been working very diligently to try to get a

multi-use trail in town for several years, but the funding is just not there.” Randy Paz asked how parking on the street for school events might be impacted. “I don’t travel that route very often and I’ve never actually had the opportunity to see folks parked out on the street so I did not know that was an issue,” he said. Devoe, who recorded each concern, thanked everyone for raising valid points that he and the Board of Education hadn’t previously considered. Devoe will bring these issues – and any other that may come up in the coming days and weeks – back to the BOE to discuss potential solutions. Devoe would also like to hear from residents who support the project, he said. For those with questions and concerns or to voice support for the plan, contact Mark Devoe at (860) 793-0221. Detailed information on the project can be found in an earlier article in The Plainville Citizen available at www.theplainvillecitizen.com or by visiting www.plainvillect.com.

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Bethel Christian Church in Bristol opened its healing rooms on May 6. The healing rooms are designed to provide a 15-minute private session for anyone suffering from a physical ailment. Prayer is provided by trained, approved teams and does coincide with all Biblical guidelines concerning prayer for healing.

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Boy Scouts, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Brownie Girl Scouts, Sunday, June 3, 6 p.m. Venture Crew, Monday, June 11, 7 p.m. AA., Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Al-Anon, Mondays, 7 p.m. Special Events: Potluck Supper and Fellowship, Thursdays, May 17 through May 31, 6 p.m. Choir Rehearsal, Sundays, May 20 and 27, following worship Boy Scout Court of Honor, Tuesday, May 22, 7 p.m. Sunday Worship with Holy Communion, Sunday, June 3, 10 a.m. Annual Conference, Hofstra University, Wednesday to Saturday, June 6 to 9 Strawberry Shortcake Festival at PUMC, Friday, June 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday School Picnic, Sunday, June 10, following worship American Red Cross Blood Drive, Tuesday, June 19, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Potluck Supper and Fel-

Bethel’s healing rooms follow the pattern set forth by the original healing rooms started by John G. Lake in Spokane, Wash. where many healings and miracles occurred. Bethel is registered with the International Association of Healing Rooms and is approved to open. Rooms will be open every first Sunday evening of the month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Appointments may be made but are not necessary. For more information, call Pastor Christopher Walker at (860) 582-3995 or email him at pastorchris@bethelcc.org.

PUMC events Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Redstone Hill, has the following activities scheduled: Sunday Services: Church School, final class, June 10 at 9 a.m. with classes resuming in September Worship, each Sunday, 10 a.m. Weekly Events: Ladies Meeting, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.

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Ladies Guild The Ladies Guild of Our Lady of Mercy Church, 19 S. Canal St., will meet Thursday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m. in room 106 of the Parish Center. This is the last Guild meeting and all members are invited to attend this farewell event.

Spring cleaning Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, hosts its outdoor Spring Clean-up Day Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m. to noon. Rain date is Saturday, June 2. For more information, call the church, at (860) 747-2328.

Pasta dinner Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol, has scheduled a pasta dinner with vendors and raffle baskets for Friday, May 11

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nephews, Nicole, Matthew, Ruby and Jillian; her sisterin-law, Jean Krupienski and her husband, James, of Westfield, Mass.; her dear friends, Cliff Carlson, Edwin Mason, George Peterson and Gil Lacombe; and many cousins. She was predeceased by her brother, William A. Cotton in 1976. The funeral was held May 3, 2012, at Bailey Funeral

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Art League presentation The Art League of Plainville invites the public to attend a scholarship presentation, where students will bring his or her artwork to the Plainville Public Library, 56 East St., at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 14. One student will be selected to receive the scholarship. The presentation takes place in the small conference room in the lower level of the library. For more information, call (860) 5893599.

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ness and compassionate care her family’s business Ocean shown to Caroline during Pines in South Wellfleet, Caroline (DeAngelo) Ben- their stay with her. Mass. She was a member of son, 82, of the Congregational Church Bristol, forof Plainville, where she was merly of Jean L. Cotton, 85 of a member of the Young at P l a i nv i l l e , Heart Club as well as a past P l a i nv i l l e , died peacemember of the choir. She died April fully at her was also a member of the 30, 2012, at home, surFarmington Valley Chorale the Hospital rounded by Society and several area of Central her family church choirs. She enjoyed Connecticut April 29, 2012. nature and the outdoors and at New She was born in Proviwas an avid gardener and Britain surdence, R.I., May 28, 1929, one rounded by family and bird watcher. of seven children to the late She is survived by her friends. Louis and Susan DeAngelo. nieces, Deborah She was born Dec. 8, 1926, three A longtime resident, she was Sulewski and her husband, in New Britain, the daughter a graduate of Plainville High of the late Charles H. and Frank, of Southwick, Mass., School and went on to work Clara (Strunz) Cotton and Donna Gaskin and her husfor General Electric shortly has been a lifelong Plainville band, Daniel and Sandra after graduation, before stayresident. She was employed Harrington and her husing at home to raise her two at Aetna Life Insurance Com- band, John, all of Westfield, sons. She accepted a position pany retiring after many Mass.; her grand-nieces and at Cigna where she was emPamela, Jodi, years of service. She enjoyed nephews, ployed for 10 years prior to many summers helping at John, William and David; her her retirement and later, fulgreat-grand-nieces and filled her love for children while working at Linden Street School and the YMCA in their child care programs. Her greatest joy was the time Traditional, Cremation and Alternative she spent with her grandchilFuneral Services available dren, with whom she shares a Memorial event planning Medicaid/Title 19 special bond. She led a life Pre-Need Insurance Counselor full of happiness and optimism, even during her brief Andrea S. Wasley, CFSP illness. Her sense of humor Paul G. Belval, CFSP and feistiness will forever be Serving all faiths since 1884 remembered by her family www.bailey-funeralhome.com and many dear friends. 48 Broad St. • Plainville, CT 06062 • (860) 747-2295 She is survived by her devoted sons and daughters-inlaw, Kurt and Darlene, of Plainville and Jeff and Jennifer, of Hebron and their children, Raymond, Dustin, Jesse, and Chelsea; her adored grandchildren, Jordan, Aaron, and Angela, and WINDOWS her great-granddaughter, Is$ abella; her brothers and sisSave on siding & window ters-in-law, Michael and per double hung packages Rachel DeAngelo and Joseph and June DeAngelo; along with many nieces and nephews, all who will miss her dearly. She was predeceased by her brothers, Donald and Louis Jr., and her sisters, Dolores Elliott and Judy LIMITED TIME ONLY MAY SPECIAL MAY SPECIAL DeAngelo. The funeral was held May 3, 2012, at Bailey Funeral Home, Plainville. Funeral 8 Sets Siding & Roofing Packages services and burial were held min 5 windows 8 pair of shutters with a min. of 15 min. 15 sq., sq. siding & 15 windows privately. Memorial donaRoofing min. 20 sq. tions may be made to VITAS Hospice, 1579 Straits Turnpike, Middlebury, CT 06762, Lic. #614190 in recognition for their kind-

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To the editor: As the school year is coming to an end, I wanted to take a minute to thank some people who truly deserve recognition. For the past 2 years, my daughter has attended the Plainville Day Care Preschool Program at Toffolon Elementary School. I cannot speak highly enough about this wonderful group of teachers and their program. My daughter entered the program as a shy, cautious, little three year old “caterpillar”, and is leaving their program as an outgoing, vibrant “butterfly” beyond excited about entering Kindergarten. I have watched her come leaps and bounds socially, as well as academically. She learned so much from curriculum to social skills and everything in between. It was a great experience as a

mom, to see your child so excited to go to school every day. To the teachers there now and those who’ve left; Miss Danielle, Miss Amanda, Miss Christina, Miss Jen, Miss DeeDee, Miss Jodie and Miss Felicia, thank you for all your hard work and dedication to your students. You created a nurturing educational environment that we are very grateful to have been a part of. Thank you! Amanda Miller Plainville

Give them a shot To the editor: I recently read a letter to a local newspaper written by a current member of our Board of Education, it is titled “transparency and open government…you decide.” It starts with a comment regarding that “there has

been less friction between the council and the board.” The reasoning by the author is that no requests for additional BOE financial information have been requested by council members. I for one find “less friction” between the council and the board a good thing. If last year’s BOE had been more “transparent” and provided requested documentation without the need for council members to resort to filing for freedom of information status, there would indeed had been “less friction” then. The next two issues focused on the Charter Revision Commission and the feasibility study to explore consolidating town and school district finance departments. I myself was and still am skeptical of the See Letters, next page

Government Meetings

Thursday, May 10 Recreation and Parks Board, 50 Whiting St., 7 p.m. Recycling and Solid Waste, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Monday, May 14 Cancelled – Board of Education, Plainville High School cafe, 7 p.m. Veterans Council, Municipal Center, 7 p.m. Zoning Board of Appeals, Municipal Center, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 Housing Authority, 20 Stillwell Drive, Sunset Village Community Room, 6:30 p.m.

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Let’s find the best way to teach our students By Superintendent Jeffrey Kitching In the Plainville Community Schools we have learned that in order to stay on the path Kitching of continuous improvement we must become users of data to make decisions about our policies, programs and students. Through our partnerships with General Electric, the Connecticut Center for School Change and Central Connecticut State University, teachers and administrators are learning how to incorporate thoughtful data collection and analysis as tools for classroom and school improvement. We have learned that relying on anecdotal information, our instincts, or our “gut feelings” are poor substitutes for empirical data when we need to make important decisions. From a district perspective, we have conducted program evaluations in mathematics and reading that have resulted significant changes to our curriculum and instructional practices. A mathematics program evaluation conducted in 2007 is an example of how purposeful data

collection and analysis led to systemic improvements in curriculum and instruction, which resulted in strong gains in our middle and high school mathematics scores on the Connecticut Mastery Test and the Connecticut Academic Performance Test. Surveys were administered to students, teachers and parents to gain insight into how effective our instructional and homework practices were in advancing students’ knowledge, understandings and attitudes about mathematics. A team of administrators conducted classroom visits to collect data on instructional strategies and student engagement. A “slice” of homework and assessment practices was collected as teachers were asked to submit homework assignments and assessments over the course of a 3-day period. A team of science teachers analyzed the work using a rubric designed to measure the engagement and rigor of the work. The analysis of these data points enabled us to recommend instructional changes that improved student engagement at both the middle and high school levels. At the same time, we

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Tip a Cop

Applebee’s restaurants across the state will team up with community police officers to host Tip-A-Cop event benefitting Special Olympics Connecticut on Thursday, May 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. Participating restaurants and officers volunteering their time will be at 270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. Police officers will don aprons, take orders and serve meals to restaurant patrons for the evening, working alongside restaurant employees. Envelopes will be provided on all tables so that guests may leave a tip for the officer who served them. All tips the officers receive for their efforts will go to support Special Olympics athletes in their year-round sports training and to further the Special Olympics mission of inspiring inclusion, respect and acceptance for individuals of all abilities. For more information, call (203) 230-1201 or visit www.soct.org.

away from becoming law. It’s really urgent to me that peoContinued from page 10 ple understand what could happen if we privatize dience voiced concerns about Medicare. I want people here how their taxes are being in Plainville to know what’s spent and expressed anger to- going on,” Murphy said. ward pharmaceutical compa- “This is a really active, opinnies. ionated group of seniors so I Murphy addressed the wanted to come here because crowd of nearly 70 regarding I always check in here on an Social Security and the Paul informal basis. I wanted to Ryan Plan, a bill aimed at cut- come here and do a more forting the government deficit mal event.” and privatizing social proMurphy, who said he stops grams like Medicare and by the Plainville Senior CenMedicaid. The forum was ter every so often to get a feel then opened to questions. for their concerns, spent “We generally get big time talking about what he turnouts for these events be- feels are current problems cause people have a real per- with the social programs for sonal stake in Social Security seniors and how he would fix and Medicare,” Murphy said them. in an interview following the By increasing the cap, Someeting. cial Security would be solThe plan has already vent for decades, he said. passed in the House of RepreWhen several audience sentatives. members asked why it was so “It’s only a couple steps difficult to just make these

changes in Congress to reflect what “the American people” want, Murphy explained “the American people” often want different things. “I don’t want to oversimplify the situation and suggest that it’s just a piece of cake to have hundreds of people in a room together coming up with one plan for the country. That’s not easy,” Murphy said. “It doesn’t mean it’s impossible.” As for why he chose the Plainville Senior Center as his platform to speak? “This is my favorite senior center,” he said to an attendee. “I’m here all the time.” What are your concerns about social security, Medicare, Medicaid and the Paul Ryan Plan? What worries you most about the economy? Tell us how you feel in a letter to the editor.

What I also found interesting was that during this year’s budget public hearings, members of the Board of Education openly attempted to undermine their chairperson regarding budget concerns. As I said above, the criticizing of a Plainville citizen in that manner was out of line, but criticizing your chairperson in public demonstrates a lack of cooperation by some members of the Board of Education and is what resonates with the voters. The author concludes with how the council voted “along party lines” in reducing the municipal and Board of Education budgets. I stand to be corrected, but two years ago the Town Council, voting along party lines, increased the BOE budget. When questioned at a public budget hearing about the increase, the then

sitting Town Council members responded with, “I will not take another dime from the BOE budget,” “perhaps we should lay-off nonunion municipal workers,” and finally, “if you’re reducing the BOE budget, it is only fair you reduce the town budget.” That was the extent of that negotiating process. So please, let’s keep the voting process along “party lines” out of the discussion. This Town Council has been in office roughly five plus months and if nothing else, they are attempting to make changes to the areas Plainville taxpayers have been concerned about for at least the past four years. Let’s give them a chance, if they fail then criticize, but let me say this, they are trying, not passing blame. Lou Frangos Plainville

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outcome of these two projects, but before I make a final judgment I want to see the completed proposals. Plainville citizens have voiced concern on the town voting process, perhaps charter revision will solve that, and the annual constant need for more money by the BOE may be better defined with a consolidated finance department. The author reminded us of what I call “the letter.” This was when five council members, in a letter, called out a Plainville citizen for criticizing the council. I did then and will repeat it now, it was totally out of line and I hope the five council members would use better judgment in reacting to criticism.

Historic program On Tuesday, May 15, 7 p.m., John Baroody will speak about the dismantling and restoration of the William Lewis house which was on New Britain Avenue and one of Plainville’s historic treasures. Baroody photographed and marked each piece of the house as he was dismantling it. The house was restored and is now in Moodus. The historic center is handicapped accessible. For more information, call (860) 747-6577.

Teach Continued from page 14 compared our existing mathematics curriculum to the newly adopted state framework and developed a clearer scope and sequence for mathematics instruction in grades 4 through 10. This coordinated and collaborative approach, blending curriculum enhancements with instructional improvements, resulted in improved student achievement at all levels. In addition to the “big picture” changes that are driven by large scale data collection, research on data-driven decision-making shows that highperforming schools use student data in all facets of their work to continuously inform and improve instruction. Teachers who use data to help them select the most effective instructional strategies for a given unit of study or for a particular lesson or activity generally report higher student achievement. They have also found that they can use information gleaned from data to pace instruction, identify lessons that require re-teaching, guide flexible grouping of students, and target students in need of intervention or remediation. Data can also help teachers and students set and refine concrete goals. For example, rather than setting a generic goal like, “I need to improve my writing,” teachers can use data to help students focus in on a specific component of writing (“I need to pay attention to my word choices and the examples that I use to support my thesis”). This collaborative process of goal setting based upon student work gives students a sense of ownership over their own learning that motivates them to take concrete and specific actions in

order to improve their work. Collaborative analysis of student data in grade level, department and course-specific data teams is changing the way teachers instruct and the way student learn. Elementary grade level teams work together to analyze student writing, building a shared understanding of the needs of their students as well as developing a common vocabulary and common expectations for student performance. Middle and high school teachers meet in departments to analyze student performance on common assessments and then hypothesize instructional strategies they might use in order to increase achievement on the next round of common assessments. Providing the time for collaboration is essential for successful implementation of data-driven decision-making. As one teacher put it, “I think that actually allowing teachers to have deep, rich conversations and giving us both the time and the structures to look at student work, not just around what it says, but also around how we are going to address what we see in the work and what we are going to do as a department to change our instruction, is critical for instructional improvement and increased student achievement.” The creative use of scheduling in order to make the time for collaborative analysis of student work and data on standardized tests is a challenge that we face in these efforts. However, there is strong evidence – both in the research and in our own findings over the last five years – that making the time for this work is worth the effort. We will continue to examine our scheduling practices in order to create time for this very important work.


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Obituaries years and most recently for CJLC LLC where he worked for 10 years. He was active in the Army Reserves for six years. A 35-year devoted member of the Cheshire Bible Chapel, he was very involved in everything from building the church to serving as a youth counselor at Bible camp to his role as song leader during services. He was an avid Mets and UCONN Men’s and Women’s Basketball fan. Above all, he was a loving and generous man who was devoted to his family. He had an infectious love for his family, his God, his church and life. He was a devoted and loving son, hus-

Roger LeClerc Jr.

Roger L. LeClerc Jr., 61, surrounded by his loving family, died peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, on May 4, 2012, at his home. He was the devoted husband of Donna R. (Rosania) LeClerc. He was born Oct. 5, 1950, in Waterbury, son of Rita Helen (O’Brien) LeClerc and the late Roger L. LeClerc Sr. He was a graduate of Wilby High School and of the University of Connecticut, Class of 1972 and held various accounting certifications. He worked as a certified public accountant for more than 40

band, father and grandfather. In addition to his mother, Rita and his wife, Donna, he is survived by his two sons, Jeremiah J. LeClerc, of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Jonathan D. LeClerc and his partner, Kursten Bruderly, of Chicago, Ill; his two daughters, Alicia L. Nowak and her husband, Mark, of Westfield, Mass. and Rebekah S. Stanowski and her husband, Frank, of Cheshire; their mother, Judith LeClerc, of Cheshire, his step-son, Robert Dalfino and his partner, Melissa Croteau, of Bristol, and his four grandchildren, Ryan LeClerc, Dy-

lan Stanowski, Aidan Stanowski and Lecia Jo Nowak; his brother, Richard LeClerc and his wife, Monica, of Alexandria Bay, N.Y.; and his sisters, Dorothy Dorso and her husband, Vincent Sr. of Watertown, Elaine Tremaglio and her husband, Anthony Jr., of Florida, and Diane Jones and her husband, Steven, of Thomaston, as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. The funeral was held May

8, 2012, at Cheshire Bible Chapel, Cheshire. A Celebration of Life was held May 9, 2012, at Cheshire Bible Chapel. Burial was private and at the convenience of the family. Maiorano Funeral Home was entrusted with all arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Cheshire Bible Chapel, 1103 Waterbury Road, Cheshire, CT 06410 to be used toward assisting qualified youths to attend bible camp.

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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, unless noted. All programs and events will be held at the senior citizens center, unless noted. For more information or to register, call the senior center at (860) 747-5728.

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Couponing class A couponing 101 class is scheduled for Monday, May 14, at 3 p.m. The program, presented by Gina Juliano, professional speaker and coupon expert, is a two-hour course that teachers participants how to maximize their savings and use coupons to shop for free. Learn how to find coupon savings and deals online and in stores. Participants will be able to cut their grocery bill by at least half (within two months of taking this class), use couponing vocabulary, read a blog list of grocery and drug store deals, create an effective shopping list, understand stockpiling and ize coupons. Attendees need to have a basic understanding of computers and the internet to fully benefit from this class. There is a cost to participate for Plainville Senior Center members and a cost for nonmembers. All who attend will receive a coupon for a 1229691

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Free groceries 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 Monday, May 21.

The Plainville Citizen Thursday, May 10, 2012 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 first time must bring proof of age and residency. For more information, call the housing authority at (860) 747-5909.

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Sound healing Sound healing with Jeff will be held Monday, May 21, at 3 p.m. Experience the ancient art of sound meditation and sound healing, a technique using Eastern instruments of gongs and Tibetan singing bowls that allows for effortless relaxation and states of deep automatic meditation. He will give a brief introduction to the

gongs and Tibetan singing bowls followed by a sound meditation concert performance. Participants will have some time to interact with and actually feel the healing tones of the amazing instruments. These ancient sounds help guide us into our natural balanced state, and create the perfect environment for self-healing. Jeff has been trained under Marie Menut R.N. and certified in Level III sound healing under Hartford Hospital’s Integrative Medicine Department. He has more than three years of experience in performing sound healing and meditation concerts, as well as gonging hundreds of people at various events with a traveling gong group called the Conduit. The Conduit performs weekly sound meditation concerts along with Gong Yoga classes at its meditation and wellness center in East Hartford. Find out more at TheConduitCenter.com. Call the senior center by Wednesday, May 16, for this free program.

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Hospital of Central Connecticut medical staff member Anthony Luciano, M.D., an obstetrician/gynecologist, recently had the unique opportunity to participate in a pontifical workshop in Vatican City focused on infertility. At the February Pontifical Academy for Life workshop, The Management of Infertility Today, Luciano, a reproductive and endocrine specialist, discussed Hormonal Causes of Female Infertility. This marked his second medicine-related invitation to the Vatican. In 1997, Luciano attended a similar event regarding minimally invasive gynecology. During each visit, he had a private audience with the pope, Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, respectively. “I felt very, very honored to be there,” said Luciano of his latest visit. “I was very excited that my Church is willing to reconsider its stand on reproductive technology and the management of infertility.” Luciano, director of the Center for Fertility and Women’s Health, located at the hospital’s New Britain General campus, is also a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He was invited to lecture in the workshop after having submitted a requested paper on management of female hormonal cases. Luciano said workshop speakers included infertility specialists worldwide who discussed various causes of infertility, including hormonal, organic and genetic, as well as varied treatments. Attendees included theologians, philosophers, ethicists and scientists who, as members of the Pontifical Academy for Life, advise the Roman Curia, the Roman Catholic Church’s governing board, on reproductive issues. In his presentation, Luciano said that infertility, which affects 10-15 percent of couples worldwide, is a symptom that the couple’s reproductive system is not func-

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Devils down Berlin, qualify for tournament By Nick Carroll The Plainville Citizen

Berlin-Plainville High School baseball battles are legend. And last week provided one of the more wild matchups between the old foes.

In a game that was halted for nearly a half hour when the lights cut out in the 10th inning, Plainville prevailed, 5-4 in 11 innings, May 2 at Sage Park’s Zipadelli Field. “When a Berlin-Plainville game is going to happen, make sure you get there ear-

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Shane Pugliese and the PHS baseball team headed into this week with a stellar record of 9-4.

ly and get a good seat,” said PHS coach Lou Mandeville, who played for the Blue Devils in the 80s. “You’re going to want a great view for what you’re about to see.” That certainly was the case last week. With the score knotted at four in the top of the 11th, Plainville’s Marc DeMartinis stepped to the plate with two outs and none on, and was hit by a pitch. He then stole second and, with the count at two and two, was driven home on a single by Tyler Favreau. But the host Redcoats had some fight left in them. Berlin’s leadoff man was hit by a pitch in the final frame but, with one out, was picked off by catcher Chris Kuzia attempting to steal second. The marathon game finally came to an end on a fly out to right-fielder Dean DeMartinis, who had another memorable moment, in the seventh, when he threw the potential game-winning run out at home. Thinking back on the Sage Park clash, Mandeville said, “It’s amazing. Every pitch you’re just on the edge of your seat. Every pitch just

means so much. Those games, you can’t relax for a second. You have to be focused and concentrating, and just ready for any situation to happen.” Matt Thomas pitched well for the Blue Devils, lasting seven innings, but the win went to Brian Dostaler, who tossed four scoreless innings in relief. Favreau had two RBI. Marc DeMartinis manufac-

tured two hits and scored two runs. Plainville has been riding high as of late. The win over Berlin (4-8) was its sixth win in its latest eight outings, and qualified the locals for the state tournament. “We’re definitely happy with the way things are going, but there’s still a lot of baseball to be played. It’s a

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Almost perfect

Golfers post season-best score By Nick Carroll The Plainville Citizen

The Blue Devils headed into this week with a very respectable 5-2 record in the rugged Central Connecticut Conference South Division. Still, Plainville High School golf coach Steve Guerriero is not overly impressed with his team’s scores. “I’m never happy,” the veteran coach said, only partly joking. “I’d like to see them shooting in the 160s, consistently. They are capable of doing that.” But Guerriero conceded: “This group is doing extremely well.” Plainville qualified for the state tournament last spring, and the coach pointed out that the current Blue Devils are posting better scores than his 2011 team. “I’d be very disappointed if we didn’t make the states,” he said. Plainville split two matches last week. The

locals were edged by Bristol Central, 176-179, at Pequabuck, but rebounded to post their best team score of the year in a 168-249 victory over Bulkeley at Goodwin Park. Richard Hanson fired a 41 to pace Plainville against Bristol Central. He was followed by teammates Andrew Chapman (45), Mike Gervais (46) and Steve Boland (47). Chapman was the low man against Bulkeley with a 37, his third sub-40 round of the spring. Rounding out the Blue Devils’ scoring slate was Chris Utley (43), Boland (44) and Hanson (44). Hanson and Chapman have been consistent all year. Now, some other guys are turning in solid scores, including Gervais, Utley and Boland, which bodes well for Plainville’s chances moving forward. “I’m working hard, the kids are working hard, and hopefully it’ll pay off this year in the states,” said Guerriero.

Citizen photo by Nick Carroll

Meghan Daniels and the Plainville High School tennis team won two of their three matches last week to improve to 7-3. The Lady Blue Devils topped Bulkeley and Maloney, but came up short against Rockville. A highlight of the week for the locals was freshman Emily Duda’s three-set win against Maloney. That battle lasted nearly three hours. The Plainville doubles team of Sarah Kane and Nikki Dow swept its opponents last week to improve to 9-1.


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‘Crush’ing the competition

Derrick Rose and Mariano Rivera, I feel your pain By Julie Sopchak Special to The Citizen

Plainville residents Sarah Thompson, April Lemanski and Marisa Rizzo, along with their teammates from the Bristol Crush U-16 girls volleyball team, won the championship at the New England Region tournament April 15 in East Hartford.

I feel bad for Derrick Rose and Mariano Rivera in a way that I’ve never really felt for a professional athlete. I actually know what they’re going through. A couple weeks ago, it was announced that Rose, star point guard for the Chicago Bulls, would miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee in the fourth quarter of a playoff game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Rivera, often referred to as the greatest closer of all time for the New York Yankees, tore his ACL last Thursday during batting practice before a game.

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Hall of Fame class unveiled; good week for track teams By Nick Carroll The Plainville Citizen

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After hitting a rough patch near midseason, things The Plainville Sports appear to be looking up Hall of Fame has anfor Danielle Angelillo, picnounced its latest honorees. Entering the Hall in 2012 will tured, and the Plainville High School softball be Jeff Sengle (Plainville team. The Lady Blue DevHigh School Class of 1995), Mary Boiczyk Westkott ils defeated Hartford Pub(1995), Richard Buchanan lic Friday and Bulkeley (1957), Jeff Palmer (1972), Monday to improve to 5-8. Brian Biskupiak (1993) and The locals need three Earl Snyder III (1994). wins in their final seven Also being recognized are games to qualify for the the 1983 and 1984 PHS basestate tournament. ball teams.

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however, when you hurt yourself in a meaningless backyard flag football game. Even better, having it be a non-contact injury. I couldn’t even describe the pain I felt when it happened, but suffice it to say that when you hear something go “pop” followed by a shooting and malicious pain, it never adds up to a good thing. When a football player goes down and he looks hurt, a viewer’s first reaction might be “Get up!” thinking he needs to play so the team can win, or so fantasy points can be earned. I admit I am guilty of this knee-jerk (no pun intended) reaction myself. It only seems to be when a player gets carried off on a stretcher that we truly become concerned for his well-being as a human. Anything less than that and it’s just a matter of, “How long will he be out for?” It’s not often that we take into account the actual pain and suffering these athletes have to go through, especially if you can’t appreciate it from your own experience. To the viewer, we almost see it as, “It’s their job, they get paid to do this,” so when they get hurt, we assume it is just one of the many dangers and risks of the occupation.

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The induction dinner will be held Oct. 6 at Nuchies Restaurant. The boys track and field team out-powered Bulkeley to improve to 4-1 on the year, and went on to place fourth at the 10-team Coginchaug Invitational. Plainville had several standout performances at the invitational, including the 4x100 relay team’s second-place finish. The four-

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Notes Continued from page 23 enth place, 800) and Nick Giuliani (fifth place, 3,200). “Overall, the distance runners had their best day of the season, with every runner earning a personal best in their event,” PHS coach Shaun Berard pointed out. “They took advantage of near-perfect running conditions, a fast track and quality opponents. They came out ready to run and nobody held back.” As did their male counterparts, the girls track and field team easily handled Bulkeley. Plainville improved to 3-2 with the win. “The girls are getting stronger and quicker at each meet,” PHS coach Robin

Mills is pleased to report. Against Bulkeley, Alle Caponigro continued her dominance in throws. She bested the field in shot put, discus and javelin, and has yet to lose this spring in shot put and discus. Shea Echols and Erika Mikulak also turned in good work for the Lady Blue Devils that afternoon. Echols placed first in long jump, the 100 and the 200, and Mikulak took second in both shot put and discus. Also shining for Plainville was Doreen Barbagallo (first place, pole vault; third place, discus), Sheliah Newcity (first place, 100 hurdles; first place, 300 hurdles), Delaney Russell (first place, 800) and Lexxi Carroll (first place, 1,600; first place, 3,200).

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Fighting spirit

I’m sure there are plenty of people out there who care more about the human than the statistics associated with his name. I just have the benefit of hindsight, knowing how I thought before injury, and knowing how I will think now, after going through (and continuing to go through) something some of us have almost become desensitized to in the sports world. Next time you see an athlete go down, try not to think fantasy points or whether or not it will affect the team’s ability to win. Think of it as a human being going through pain and anguish, because that’s what it is, and that’s what it always has been. I just never really understood until now. Julie Sopchak is editor of The Southington Citizen, sister paper of The Plainville Citizen.

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big difference when we come focused and mentally ready to play, and visualize good things, and believe in ourselves,” said Mandeville. “We had a couple of losses in there where we didn’t come ready to play, and it cost us. It’s amazing, when the kids come ready to play and they believe they can get the job done, they’re fun to watch.” PHS knocked off Rockville, 21-1, Friday at Alumni Field to improve to 9-4. Along with their gaudy run total, the victors manufactured 20 hits that night. Thomas had four of those, including a three-run homerun.

Judo fighters from Gentle Way Judo Club of Bristol hosted, and fared well at, a Shigatsu Open tournament April 2. The tournament, sanctioned by the United States Judo Association, drew competitors from Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. Plainville’s Bethany Pye, top, center, and Nicole Pye, bottom, left, are members of Team Gentle Way. Bethany placed first in the girls 13-16 medium weight junior division. Nicole, competing in the women’s open weight division, finished second.

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Tai chi

Interested in reducing stress and improving your health? Certified Tai Chi instructor Jennifer Wade will offer classes at The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., on Saturday mornings. Starting Saturday, May 12, Tai Chi sessions are from 9:15 to 10 a.m. Prior registration is required.To register for a class or for more information, call Jennifer Wade at (860) 6285656, ext. 40. For information, go to www.southingtonorchards.org.

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Library Briefs

The Plainville Public Library is located at 56 E. Main St. All programs are held at the library unless otherwise indicated. Hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., children’s room, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call the adult department, (860) 793-1446, or the children’s department, (860) 793-1450.

Kid’s Kraft

Kid’s Kraft will meet on Fridays, May 11 and 25 at 1 p.m. Kids will enjoy making some hand on crafts and mixtures. Register by calling (860) 793-1450.

Friends Movie Matinee

The Friends Movie Matinee will show “The Iron Lady” on Thursday, May 10, at 2:30 p.m. An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene. Meryl Streep won the Oscar’s Best Actress Award for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher.

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1. Visit our Southington/Plainville Office during regular business hours Friday (9:00 am to 1:00 pm) to claim your passes. No phone calls. This film is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, action and destruction, and for language. No one under the age of 13 will be admitted without a parent or legal guardian. 2. Tickets are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Signature and identification required. 3. Limit 1 (admit-two) pass or 2 (admit-one) passes per family, per month. The Plainville 4. Our office is located at 11 Crown Street, Meriden, CT 06450 (South Colony St. Entrance). Now located at: 5. Employees of The Southington Citizen and The Plainville Citizen and their immediate family are not eligible. 11 Crown St., Meriden, CT 06450 6. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. (South Colony St. Entrance)


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Grant writing class— The Women & Girls’ Fund of the Main Street Community Foundation will hold a grant writing workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tunxis Community College in building 600, room 126-7. Space is limited and participants are urged to call Main Street Community Foundation at (860) 583-6363 or email office@mainstreetfoundation.org to reserve a seat at the workshop. Keeping Your Child Safe forum — The Plainville Coalition for Positive Youth Development presents “Keeping Your Child Safe: Understanding Behaviors that are a Threat to Your Child’s Well-being

and What You Can Do About It,” a forum for parents. Check-in begins at 6:15 p.m. and the program is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Middle School of Plainville, Ventrelli Auditorum, 150 Northwest Drive. The program is free. Registration is encouraged, but not required. Contact Tina Gryguc at the Plainville Board of Education (860) 793-3210, ext. 206 or via email at gryguct@plainvilleschools.o rg.

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Friday

Billy Joel meets the Beatles — Plainville Choral Society presents “Billy Joel meets The Beatles,” a concert directed by Peter Peluso, at Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way at 7:30 p.m. There is a cost to attend. Tickets can be purchased

at any of the following locations: Dancingly Yours, 125 East St.; My Family Barber Shop, 122 East St.; Irene’s Culinary Corner, 2 E. Main St., Forestville; J.P. Jewelers, 47 Whiting St.; New Balance Shoes, 380 W. Main St., Avon Market Place, Avon; Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St.; and Saint’s, 1428 Queen St., Southington. For information, call (860) 7475695 or visit pcsmusic.org.

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Saturday

Billy Joel meets the Beatles — Plainville Choral Society presents its final show of “Billy Joel meets The Beatles,” at Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way at 7:30 p.m. There is a cost. Tickets can be purchased at locations above. Battle of the Badges— Plainville police officers and firefighters square off

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against Bristol police officers and firefighters for a softball game at Casey Field, Lake Avenue, Bristol. This fundraiser game called “Battle of the Badges” starts as 1 p.m., with pre-game starting at noon. Proceeds benefit the Bristol Central High School Athletic Department and Plainville Little League. New Britain’s Rocky the Rock Cat will be there, as well as food, ice cream, raffles and prizes. The event, which has a cost, is sponsored by Greater Miss Plainville’s Outstanding Teen Allison Owsianko.

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Sunday

Happy Mother’s Day — Celebrate the special women in your life. Monthly breakfast — An “all-you-can-eat” monthly breakfast will be held on

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CTrides — Connecticut commuters are encouraged to participate in CTrides Week May 14 through May 18 by using “greener” modes of transportation at least once during the special week. Scholarship presentation — The Art League of Plainville invites the public to attend a scholarship presentation. Students will

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Engagement Gress-Masse The engagement of Michelle R. Gress to Dean A. Masse, both of Bristol, is announced by the bride-to-be’s parents, Frank W. and Hughette Gress, of Bristol. Her fiance’s parents are Newman and Muriel Masse, of Bristol. The bride-to-be graduated from St. Paul Catholic High School, Class of 1983 and entered the U.S. Army in 1986 and is a veteran of Desert Storm/Shield with the 344th MP Unit in New Haven. She is employed at the United States Post Office, Plainville, where she’s been for 22 years. Her fiancé is a graduate of Bristol Eastern High School, Class of 1986 and worked for his father at H & N Construction for eight years. He has been a Teamster for the past 18 years. He is employed at Manafort Brothers in Plainville. The couple’s story of their first date: I had tickets to a hockey game and I only had four tickets. So Dean was asked by his sister-in-law to get four more tickets. Unaware of where my tickets were the extra tickets that Dean bought were right behind me. We had dinner at Capri’s Restaurant in Plainville before the game and turned out to be a wonderful night.

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LEGAL NOTICE INLAND WETLANDS AND WATERCOURSES COMMISSION PLAINVILLE, CONNECTICUT At its May 2, 2012, regular meeting, the Plainville Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission rendered the following decision:

Continued from page 26 bring his or her art to the library, 56 East St., at 6:30 p.m., in the small conference room. lower level. For more information, call (860) 5893599.

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LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF PLAINVILLE CHARTER REVISION COMMISSION May 17, 2012

PUBLIC/ LEGAL NOTICES

LEGAL NOTICE The annual meeting of the Plainville Cemetery Association, Inc. will be held Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 200 of the Plainville Municipal Center, One Central Square, Plainville, CT for the purpose of transacting the following business: 1. The election of trustees and officers for the ensuing year 2. To act on any other business proper to come before said meeting.

APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS an inland wetland permit for the Town of Plainville to repave existing runway at Robertson Airport Carla D. Simmons for property located at 66 Secretary/Treasurer Johnson Avenue.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Charter Revision Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Center, One Central Square in Plainville to hear public comment on the following: 1.

Completed Draft Report

The Draft Report is available on the Town's website at www.plainvillect.com and copies at the Plainville Library and the Town Clerk's office. Dated at Plainville, Connecticut, this 10th day of May, 2012. Charter Revision Commission By, Carol A. Skultety, Town Clerk

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203-238-3308 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

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT & INSTRUCTIONS CD, Cassette and Record Player Unit with Stand. $100 or best offer. (203) 269-7984 GUITAR, Case and Stand $100 or best offer (203) 269-7984

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE GATTI Fly Rod 904-3PA, Never Used $250. Walton Fly Rod w/reel $45, 2 Saltwater Poles w/reels $120, Tasco Telescope w/tripod $65, Vermont Casting Wood Stove $500, Ryobi Electric Woodsplitter $135. (203) 235-6594 JET 3 Electric Wheel Chair Good Condition. $500 cash Call (203) 630-3694

RESTAURANT& NIGHTCLUB EQUIPMENT 2 LARGE STORAGE UNITSEVERYTHING MUST GO! STARTING @$17,500 OBOVIEWINGS ARE OFFERED ACCORDINGLY & SALES ON INDIVIDUAL ITEMS ARE NEGO. FOR MORE INFO PLS CONTACT EVY @ (910)336-1669

SCHWINN Stingray Chopper bike, blue, hardly used. $150. 203-631-3052

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 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, 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

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

203-235-8431

APARTMENTS FOR RENT MERIDEN -1-2 BR Hubbard Park Central Air/Heat. 775 West Main Street. $795-$995/mo. + utils. No pets. Call Chino 203-4403483 or Niki 203-992-5605.

MERIDEN 1 & 2 BR Apartments. 657 East Main St. Call 203-376-8114 or 203-630-9481. MERIDEN 1 & 2 Br apts. Hdw floors, fridge & stove, off St prk, laundry rm. Clean & safe w/ fresh paint. Starting at $645. Call Jonah 203-430-0340.

MERIDEN 1 BR, 2 BR & Studio Starting at $595 per month. Heat & HW incl. Off street parking 203-886-7016 MERIDEN 1 Br, 4 rm, Victorian on Broad St. Sunken DR & Kit. Attractive & prvt. WD hookup. $750 mnth. Single garage avail 203-272-6593 or 203-213-8833.

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

HOUSES FOR RENT BERLIN Waterfront House for rent. 3 BR. No pets. Nice and quiet. Close to highway. $1400/month. 860-828-1688 or 646-573-4187 Ask for Paul. BERLIN. 1 BR Ranch with private back yard, driveway & bsmt. Centrally loc. Quiet neighborhood, water incl. Avail immed. $925/ mo. 203-395-2209 MERIDEN. 2 BR homes available starting at $1200/mo. Sec & refs req. Call Ray at Remax Professionals 203-238-1977

Starting at $800 Heat & HW incl. Off St. Parking. 203-639-8751

MERIDEN

1BR

Stove, heat & hot water incl. Lease, sec & refs. No pets. 203- 239-7657 or 203-314-7300 MERIDEN 2 BR, Hardwood Flrs Nice area, close to downtown. Includes Refrigerator, Stove & Water. $900. + sec. 1 Lincoln Terrace 860-770-7296 MERIDEN 2BR, Large. New flooring & paint. Appliances included. Off st parking. Security req. Section 8 approved. 203-235-8725 or 203-537-2643 MERIDEN Cottage Street Unique! 2 Floors, 2 Bedrooms. Off Street Parking. No pets. $950/month. Security. Call 203 715-5488

CONDOMINIUMS FOR RENT

MERIDEN 1 BR Stove and refrigerator included Ample parking. W& D available. No pets. $775 + security. (203) 376-1259 MERIDEN. Spac Tnhse, 3 BRs, 1 full/2 half bath twnhse new kit (new stove, dw & & tile), LR, DR, laundry rm, 2c gar, yard. $1400. Ownr/Brkr 203-952-1122

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

Flanders West Apts Southington

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

HOME SWEET HOMES Offers Meriden 3 bdrm apt. $995. plus Sec. H & H included. Recently renovated. 203-886-8808. 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 Meridenrooms.com MERIDEN -1-2 BR Hubbard Park Central Air/Heat. 775 West Main Street. $795-$995/mo. + utils. No pets. Call Chino 203-4403483 or Niki 203-992-5605.

SOUTHINGTON 1st floor 3 BR 1 Ba newly remodeled. $1100. Pets ok 203-565-6879/565-3517 SOUTHINGTON 3 BR. 1st Fl. All appliances. Nice yard. Quiet neighborhood. Avail 6/1. $1200 /mo. Call between 7:30am 5pm Mon-Fri 860 628-5535 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 MERIDEN STUDIOS & 1 BRs We are offering a special! 1ST Month’s Rent Free with a credit score of 600 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. $875. 203-269-7348

WALLINGFORD 1 BR Apts. $665-$800

2 BR Voice Lessons

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

Under New Management

MERIDEN 1023 Old Colony Rd.

All Ages and Levels Welcome BOARD & LESSON SPECIALS Rosehaven Stables, LLC Meriden www.rosehavenstables.com 203-238-1600

203-284-8986

HONDA Odyssey 2008

LOVE SEAT Dark Blue Excellent condition. $50 Call (203) 237-6807 SAMSONITE Nylon Duffle Bag. Large, Never Used. $15. (203) 294-0631 TODAY’S KIDS Musical Walker Asking $15 or Best Offer 203-269-5077

HDTV Samsung HLT 5687SX56” Perfect condition. Must sell. $495.00 Call 203-606-2546

Appliance Repairs

CHEVY Trailblazer LS, 2003 6cyl, Black, Exc. Cond, Pwr, one owner, New tires/ brakes/ tranny, 155k miles, $4,500 o/b/o - Paul 860-680-8988.

MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE

ELECTRONICS

And More! (203) 630-0088

SUV’S

CAMPER & TRAILERS

MERIDEN Crown Village 2 BR, deck. Heat & Hot Water included. New paint & Carpeting throughout. Sec & ref. Section 8 approved. 203-269-1508. MERIDEN Crown Village 2 br. Just renovated. H&H incl. Pool access. $925. per mnth + sec. L & E Prop Mgmt 203-886-8808. MERIDEN Large 3 Bedroom Modern Apartment $1000 per month + security. Call Clive 203-886-9902 MERIDEN Large 3 BR Apartment 2nd Floor. Extra Bonus Room. No pets. Section 8 Approved. Available May 1. $995/mo. Call 203-435-2512 MERIDEN Studio Apt. All utilities included. $650 per month. 2nd Fl Apt for Rent 3 BR, Kitchen, Full Bath, LR. Huge and beautiful. Very Comfortable. $1000/mo. 203- 237-9500 PLAINVILLE 1 BR Spacious, clean, quiet. Close to highways, shopping. $800 per month. Pool, Storage, Laundry Room. Avail 6/1 860-351-5958 PLAINVILLE. Woodford Ave, 1 BR apt on pond. Clean, secure building, newly refurbished, appls, off st parking. No pets. $550. plus util. 860-826-6757

SOUTHINGTON 3 Bedrooms Large 2nd flr, Hardwood Flrs, Appliances included, W/D Hookup. Off-Street Parking. $1100 mo. Security Dep. $2200 860-681-5233

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 2 BR, 1st Floor. Newly renovated. Stove & refrigerator incl. WD hookup. No Smoking. No pets. $1,000. 203-464-7880 or 203-294-9010 WALLINGFORD 3 Rm Apt. Brand new. 1st Fl. East side, wooded area. Heat, HW, Electric & Comcast incl. $1200/mo + sec. Refs required. 203 284-8035 WALLINGFORD- 1BR, studio for 1 person, kitchen. Stove & refrigerator included. Centrally located. $650. No pets. 2 mo security + refs. 203-265-0698 WALLINGFORD-1 & 2 BR apts & Townhouses starting at $795. NO PETS. JJ Bennett 203-2657101 WTBY/Cheshire line. Like new 2 BR Townhouse, large garage, 1.5 baths, all modern upgrades, 5 mins to I84. No pets. $1095 mo. (860) 347-6878.

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 www.Meridenrooms.com

BUSINESS PROPERTY FOR RENT WALLINGFORD 218 Center St. Int & Ext are very clean & very well decorated. Parking in the rear. Ideal Center location. 1000 Sq Ft. Building just rehabbed. (203) 444-3407

HOUSES FOR SALE

WALLINGFORD$169,900. Desirable location, this home features 6 rms, 3brs, 1 bath, 1 car detached garage. Set on a quiet level lot. House has great potential and priced right. Call Sue Farone or Sil Sala for all details 203-265-5618


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ATTIC & BASEMENTS CLEANED GARY Wodatch Debris removal of any kind. Homeowner’s, contractor’s, small dumpsters avail. Quick, courteous srv. All calls returned. Ins. #566326. Office 203-235-7723/Cell 860-558-5430 GARY Wodatch Demolition Svs Sheds, pools, decks, garages. Quick, courteous srv. All calls returned. Ins. #566326. Office 203-235-7723/Cell 860-558-5430

CARPENTRY

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

FENCING

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

FENCES INSTALLED AND REPAIRED Wood, vinyl & chain link. Call MGW Home Improvements at 203-886-8029. CT#631942

Meadow Woodworking LLC Specializing in custom cabinets, furniture and carpentry. Contact Tom at 203-272-4445, 203-213-3332 or visit us at www. meadowwoodworking.com Fully insured. CT #0632896. 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 www.marceljcharpentier.com

GUTTERS Gutter Cleaning & Leaf Guard Specialists. Starting at $60. Call for estimate 203-887-6255.

HOME IMPROVEMENTS ALBERTS HOME REPAIRS Remodeling, Windows, Doors, Siding, Decks, Floors Lic & ins #623837 203-592-1148 DE CA Home Improvement ● Kitchen & Bath ● Flooring, Painting ● Roofing & Siding We provide reliable service. (203) 630-1294 (203) 886-6566 Ins., Free Estimates. CT #624716 HOME Improvement Contractor Interior/Exterior Painting, Siding, Roofing, Decking, Flooring, Remodeling, Powerwashing and General Repair. Call John (860) 690-2855 CT# 0581478

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

JUNK REMOVAL

For gutter cleaning, call Kevin at (203) 440-3279 Fully insured. CT Reg. #569127.

EL GUAPO’S JUNK REMOVAL IS FANTASTICO! Attics, Basements, Junk Removal. 203-440-0239 or 860-324-0874

HANDYPERSONS Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions

203-237-0350 CT Reg. #516790

DECKS

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

BILL RUDOLPH LANDSCAPING Landscape Design & Renovations, Retaining Walls, Walkways, Patios, Drainage & Backhoe Work. In Business 40 Yrs. Free Est, Reasonable Rates. Lic #563661. Call 203-237-9577.

HOUSE CLEANING

GUTTERS DON’T WORK IF THEY’RE DIRTY

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

LANDSCAPING

Country Club Landscapes LLC Commercial & Residential Lawn Mowing. Full service Landscape Company

860-704-0008 DE CA LANDSCAPING ● Patios & Walks ● Spring Clean Up ● Lawn Mowing, Mulching We provide reliable service. (203) 630-1294 (203) 886-6566 Ins., Free Estimates. CT #624716 EXTREME LANDSCAPING Fall Cleanups, Vac Truck, Hedge Trim & more. Snowplowing. Com /Res. Great rates. Free estimates. Call Walter 203-619-2877 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-1 HANDYMANPLUS CT Reg #606277. Give us a Call - WE DO IT ALL! Free estimates. 203-631-1325 MGW HOME IMPROVEMENT Kitchens & Baths, Painting, Windows/Doors, Interior Remodeling, Gutters, Drywall, Decks/Porches & Basements Call MGW! CT Reg #631942 203 886-8029

HAVE DUMP TRUCK- Will carry out junk, debris, furniture, appliances, etc. We Take It All! Free Estimates. Call Ed.

Brush, Branches, Leaves, winter mess...Make your yard shine!!

**JUNK REMOVAL**

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

DRIVEWAYS

MIDSTATE PAVING DRIVEWAYS 12 Inch Gravel Sub-Base CT# 575852 2 0 3 - 2 3 8 - 1 7 0 8

ELECTRICAL SERVICE

T.E.C. Electrical Svc LLC All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service

SMALL JOBS WELCOME

203-237-2122

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

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

HOME IMPROVEMENTS ADC Home Improvement Painting, staining, tile floors, powerwashing, rug placement. CT#633440. 203-715-1732. All Structure Maintenance LLC Restoration,Construction,RepairMitigation, Fire & Water Maintenance, Plumbing, Heating, A/C, Lawn, Total Tree Service, Snow, Painting & Powerwashing. Insurance claims welcome. We do it all. 203-686-1583, Fax 203-2352344, Meriden.HIC.0627813

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

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

KITCHEN & BATH REMODELING JT’S LANDSCAPING, LLC Top Quality Work. Full Lawn Maintenance. Spring is here call for your free estimates today! Licensed & insured. 203-213-6528 Reg #616311 Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions

203-237-0350 CT Reg. #516790

LAWN MOWING $30 Most neighborhood lawns, spring clean ups. senior citizen discounts. Call Ed 860-302-8847

MOWING RICK’S AFFORDABLE Clean-Ups, Mulch, Brush, Pricker & Small Tree Removal. Trim Hedges. Clean Gutters & Powerwash. Top Soil/Seed 203-530-4447 POWERWASHING, Yard Cleaning, LawnMowing, Tree Removal, Gutter Cleaning. Call Doug 860 621-7602 or 860-919-1519 SPRING Clean Ups Mowing, hedge trimming, brush, shrub & tree removal. Dump Runs. Junk Removal. Don 203-235-1318 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. WE WEED GARDENS NORM THE GARDENER (203) 265-1460

LAWN & GARDEN MARR MOWING SERVICE Clean-up , mowing, year round service. Great prices! Call for a free estimate 203-440-9240. MOWING, spring clean-ups. For every 10 mows get 1 FREE. Call 203-440-9240 ROTOTILLING Garden Bill with Troy Bilt. No garden too small. (203) 294-1160 SPRING CLEANUPS Lawn Mowing. Weekly, biweekly, monthly. You decide. Please call 203-630-2152.

MASONRY

IF YOU MENTION THIS AD SPRING YARD CLEAN-UPS

HEATING & COOLING

LANDSCAPING

LANDSCAPING and Maintenance, Seasonal Clean-ups. Uniblock walks and retaining walls. Concrete work. CT#0008871 (860) 828-4197

AMERICAN MASONRY Stone Wall, Brick block, Repairs, Stairs, Patios, Chimney’s, Sidewalks, Stucco. Free Est. #0577098 Jimmy 203-982-3087 CHIMNEY Cleaning. Masonry repairs, re-lining, caps, dampers. Free est. Ins. Lic. #575553. Strictly Chimneys LLC 860-829-0128

PAINTING/ WALLPAPERING PAINTING SPECIALS. Starting Exterior $899. Apts $375, Decks $375 Inc prep, 2 coats, 1 color. Powerwashing $199. Labor only. 203-824-0446. Lic 569864 SUNNY’S Painting & Power washing 20% Senior Discount. (203) 500-2537 CT#536257 Steven K. Sundberg

PAINTING/ WALLPAPERING

The Powerwashing Kings Others Wash - We Clean! 203-631-3777 860-839-1000 thepowerwashingkings.com

ROOFING

PAVING

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

MIDSTATE PAVING DRIVEWAYS 3 Inches of Compacted Asphalt CT# 575852 2 0 3 - 2 3 8 - 1 7 0 8

PLUMBING DO NOT Flush money down the drain, call Duane Plumbing, heating. Quality work, low rates Major credit cards accptd. 203379-8944 lic. #283401 P1 PLUMBING & FIRE SPRINKLERS Small company-Lower labor rates, Fully licensed and Insured, Owner works on all jobs. Call- Frontline Plumbing & Fire Sprinklers llc. email frontline135@gmail.com 203-213-0691

POWER WASHING A-1 Quality Powerwashing HOT WATER, LOW RATES

$1000 Off (203) 284-0137 Reg #558927

C&M CONSTRUCTION *THE ROOFING SPECIALIST* 10% OFF cmconstructionct.com 203-630-6459 CT Reg #608488 CPI HOME IMPROVEMENT HIGHEST Quality-LOWEST Price Siding ● Roofing Windows ● Remodeling ● Decks ● Gutters Additions ●Credit cards accepted 203-634-6550 CT Reg #0632415

DB Roof cleaning & Pressure washing LLC. We specialize in Low pressure roof cleaning. WE DO NOT POWER WASH ROOFS. We use a special solution, and system to clean your roof. (Don’t replace it clean it). We also power wash, landscape, lawn mowing, mulching, and much more. CALL BY JUNE 1ST AND RECEIVE YOUR FIRST AND LAST MOWING FREE WITH A SEASONAL CONTRACT. Contact (203)707-6510 Lic#HIC.0633401

Call Dennis 203-630-0008

DB Roof cleaning & Pressure washing LLC. We specialize in Low pressure roof cleaning. WE DO NOT POWER WASH ROOFS. We use a special solution, and system to clean your roof. (Don’t replace it clean it). We also power wash, landscape, lawn mowing, mulching, and much more. CALL BY JUNE 1ST AND RECEIVE YOUR FIRST AND LAST MOWING FREE WITH A SEASONAL CONTRACT. Contact (203)707-6510 Lic#HIC.0633401

MNA SERVICES, CHIMNEY and MASONRY work. Fully ins. & lic. #0674024 Inspections, repair & const. Paver patios, steps, walls, etc. (203) 714-7143 Or cell (203) 600-9439. FREE est. SENIOR DISCOUNTS. PAUL’S MASONRY New & Repairs. Stone walls, arches, chimneys, sidewalks, fireplaceS. Free est. #614863. 203-706-9281

POWER WASHING

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

203-639-0032 joe@ gonzalezconstructionllc.com Fully license/insured. Reg #HIC577319

ROOFING SIDING WINDOWS CT Reg #604200 /Fully Insured 860-645-8899

HOUSEWASH/Pressure Washing Deck Restoration & Refinishing Lic, Ins. Certified. #0616406 203-675-8710 or 860-267-4843

A-1 QUALITY PAINTING

POWER WASHING Is Spring Cleaning

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. www.landeprop.com.

On the outside. FREE ESTIMATES.#569127 Call Kevin 203-440-3279 POWERWASHING Houses, decks, fences. Local co., satisfaction guar. Insured. Olsen Oil & Power Washing 203-272-2699

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


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Thursday, May 10, 2012 — The Plainville Citizen HOUSES FOR SALE

HOUSES FOR SALE

Gaylord Hospital, CTs premiere long-term acute care hospital seeks applicants for the following position:

Benefits Verification Representative

ROOFING

SIDING

HOME Solutions $500 off a new roof w/ this ad. Great prices, free est. LIC & INS HIC #0631419. 203-631-2991

MERIDEN-$299,900 3BR, 2.5 bath Colonial on cul-de-sac in So. Meriden. Very spacious open fl plan is perfect for entertaining. Has walk-out bsmt, great size bdrms, & nice yard. Call Toni 203-235-3300

MERIDEN. Fantastic investment Motivated Seller-New Furnaces. Live 1st fl-Income 2nd flr. Gloria 203-715-1330. Central CT Realtors.

ROOFING SIDING WINDOWS CT Reg #604200 /Fully Insured 860-645-8899

This position will assist patients and hospital staff with the financial clearance process for outpatient services. You will optimize hospital reimbursement through gathering accurate information from insurance and self-pay sources. REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma and a minimum of 2 years related experience in a health care setting, medical office, or insurance environment. Basic computer literacy. Extensive knowledge of all types of insurance benefit plans, including Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross, Worker's Compensation, and Managed Care. Familiarity with basic medical terminology with CPTr and ICD-9 codes. Excellent customer service skills, and the ability to work independently.

Please email resume to: jobs@gaylord.org or fax to: 203-284-2733

Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions

203-237-0350 CT Reg. #516790

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

Siding, Roofing, Windows, Decks, Sunrms, Additions

SERVICES OFFERED

CT Reg. #516790

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

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

203-237-0350 V. NANFITO

EMBROIDERY. Visit our website, pick out your product, email your custom design. Product ready 3-7 business days. Nina’s Embroidery. Minimum One Piece. Special Pricing on Embroidery Tapes. 12 pcs or more get free Embroidery Tape. Brand Name Products - Nike, Adidas, Columbia, Reebok, Dunbrooke, Dickey, Carhart. Hats, Tees, Golf Shirts, Jackets, Ladies Products & Baby Products. Call 203-235-8685. Ask about our screen printing! www.asianpromosgreeknovelties.com Meadow Woodworking LLC Specializing in custom cabinets, furniture and carpentry. Contact Tom at 203-272-4445, 203-213-3332 or visit us at www. meadowwoodworking.com Fully insured. CT #0632896.

T.E.C. Electrical Svc LLC All Phases of Electrical Work 24 hr. Emergency Service

SMALL JOBS WELCOME

203-237-2122 SIDING

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

Country Club Landscapes LLC Located at The Galleria Design Center 234 Middle St., Middletown

860-704-0008 TREE SERVICES

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

203-639-0032 joe@gonzalezconstructionllc.com Fully Lic & Ins Reg #577319

MIDDLETOWN. Move Right In! Spacious Beautifully Maintained Home on quiet cul de sac. Kitchen and Baths all redone. New Siding. New AC, Furnace 4yrs. New CAir. Multi Level Deck. Oversized Garage. New Carpet. New Landscape. 3 Bdr, Sqft:1,528, 1.5 BA. $229,900. Call 860-344-0085 for more info or appt.

GARY WODATCH LLC Tree Removal, All calls returned Reg #0620397. Quick courteous service. Office 203-235-7723 or Cell 860-558-5430 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

RICK’S AFFORDABLE Spring clean-ups, hedge trim, brush, tree, pricker & underbrush removal. No job too big or too small. 11 yrs experience. 203-530-4447

Gonzalez Construction

MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE YALESVILLE Loring Court, an over 55 Adult Park. Four homes sold since November. Three Nice Pre-owned Homes and One New Double Wide available. Pick your own floor plan for renovated lots for new home. For more info, call Bill Loring at 203-269-8808 Park Owner.

HELP WANTED

PRICKER REMOVAL

$1000 Off (203) 284-0137 Reg #558927 CPI HOME IMPROVEMENT HIGHEST Quality-LOWEST Price Siding ● Roofing Windows ● Remodeling ● Decks ● Gutters Additions ●Credit cards accepted 203-634-6550 CT Reg #0632415

MERIDEN-Prospect Ave Estates. Beautiful Colonial under construction open flr plan w/2 story foyer, master suite designed for 2 large closets w/ lge bath, laundry room can be located on 2nd flr. Currently in framing stage, floor plans are flexible. 2625 sf. $352,000. Pat Delbuono 203687-5535. Central CT Realtors

WALLINGFORD Totally renovated. Move-in condition. In-town 3 BR, 1.5 Bath 2 story home. Walk-up attic/full basement. Detached garage. All hdwd flrs. Updated mechanicals. Must see to appreciate. PRICE REDUCED $169,900 Call 203-265-1070

PROPERTY TREE REMOVAL SERVICE Stump grinding, hazardous removal, hangers, chipping, crane service. 20 yrs exp. Fully ins. Free est. PRICES TO FIT YOUR BUDGET! 203-509-9408 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.

SOUTHINGTON- 3 Br, 2.5 bath. 2,000 sq ft home. Living room (w/ gas fireplace), family room, dining rm, kitchen (Granite counters). Laundry rm on main floor. Finished rm in bsmt w/gas fireplace. Attached 2 car garage, detached oversized 2 car garage w/storage rm on top w/ drive-up ramp. Large brick patio in back. 1 acre lot. MANY EXTRAS- Solar panels (2005) approx 5.1 kw, outside wood burning boilerheats entire house & both garages, newer AC,roof, driveway, outside sec cameras & alarm sys. $425,000.00, 450 Lazy Lane, Southington, CT. 860-621-9816. By appointment

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Advertising Sales Representative 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. 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. Hcianciullo@ record-journal.com

EOE HELP WANTED AUTO & TRANSMISSION MECHANIC Full time with benefits. Veterans welcome. Apply in person only, do not email resumes. Portland Transmission: 25 Silver St, Portland. 860-342-4273 AUTO Parts Store Manager needed. Auto parts counter experience required for busy NAPA store. Potential to earn over $50k, profit sharing, health benefits. Call Don 203272-3704 weekdays AM only. BOOKKEEPER/Admin Asst, part time afternoons for Wallingford construction company. General office skills, computer knowledge required. $13-$15/hr. Send resume to: casalv101@yahoo.com CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE APPRAISER Established Real Estate Appraisal Company (not appraisal management company), has opening for an Independent Contractor for assignments throughout CT. Please send resume to appraisals12@comcast.net or call 203-379-6282 CLERICAL Rental Department Assistant for top CT construction equipment sales co. Clerical primary, some phone and in-person with customer. Detail oriented, organized, multi-tasking. Apply to Geoff 203-265-6781 or email gbleiler@wiclark.com COOK with Exp. Apply in person only. Zorba’s Restaurant, 1257 E. Main St, Meriden

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HELP WANTED D.O.T. Compliance Specialists is looking for customer service & sales reps. Must have experience PT to FT. Hourly or hourly + comm. Bilingual a plus. Call Iris, DCS 860-846-0087 DIESEL Mechanic for fleet of tractors & trailers. Competitive wages, benefits, uniforms, vacation & sick time. Exp necessary. 1st & 2nd shift available. 203-484-9918 DRIVER Class A CDL & Medical Card. Must know how to drive tri-axle dump truck. Knowledge of paving helpful. 203-294-0657 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 www.primeinc.com EXPERIENCED Sheet Metal Mechanic Needed for precision fabricating. Shop experience required. (203) 239-6349 FULL TIME working for a company that screens T-shirts. No exp needed. Must be able to stand all today & have good work ethics. Call 203-699-9805 H OTEL The Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Meriden, CT has immediate openings: Director of Housekeeping, FT, 3 yrs or more hotel experience required. Also, Part Time Positions: Line Cook, Front Desk Agent, Restaurant Servers, Banquet Servers and Bartenders. Come fill out an application and you will be called in for an interview. EOE/M/F MASON Working Foreman. MUST have experience with references in commercial tuckpointing, caulking, waterproofing, brick replacement, painting, swing scaffolding. (203) 729-2266 or in person New England Masonry PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING COMPANY HIRING 1ST SHIFT MOLD SET-UP PERSON Must speak English. High energy level person for long term position. Includes medical benefits, Vacation, Holiday and Retirement Fund. Apply to; ALL MOLDED PLASTICS CO. 3 (B) Fairfield Blvd. Wallingford, CT 06492 From 9AM- 3PM Monday-Friday

MEDICAL CAREERS REGISTERED NURSE Assistant Supervisor of Clinical Services Apply On-Line @ www.utopiahomecare.com Fax Resume: (203) 599-6071

HELP WANTED LANDSCAPING - Fertilizing, Mowing, etc. Must have drivers license. Experienced only apply. Call (203) 676-1121. PAINTERS, Experienced. Must have driver’s license and own transportation, neat appearance. (860) 482-8860. PAINTING Sub Contractors & Carpenters wanted. Residential/ Comm work. Please call 1-800-462-3782 Ext 1279 Ki tc hen Hel p RESTAURANT-K PT/FT To do Prep Work, Short Order Cook or Fryolator. Experienced only need apply. COUNTER HELP PT Evenings & Weekends. Apply in person: DINO’S 540 Washington Ave, No. Haven

SUMMER JOBS OPEN HOUSE! Meriden - Food service program hiring for 10 -20 hrs per week June 25th —Aug 22nd. Morning and afternoon shifts. Must be 18yrs or older and enjoy working with people. Must bring 2 forms of ID. Job Fair will be held Wednesday May 16th 3pm - 6pm at New Opportunities of Meriden 74 Cambridge Street, Meriden For directions or more information, please call 203-235-0278 ext 24


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Getting better together! During National Hospital Week, we want to thank all of the employees who help to make us a great hospital. We also want to recognize the following employees who are celebrating special service milestones. 50 Years Richard Borkowski 45 Years Rose Conte 40 Years Cynthia Albert Patricia Gerbase Marcia Goodwin Hazel Koszyca Andrea Hagaman Karen Martin Joan Potash Celeste Raboin Mary Smith Jane Swenton

David Mucci James Noddin Susan Palasciano Cynthia Postemsky Donna Rozanski Elaine Searle Melanie Stoddard Ursula Szczepanski Deborah Venditto Nancy Yalanis

35 Years Juana Ayala Sue Briere Sharon Carilli Celia Champeau Susan Diliberto Cynthia Fredrickson Ann Haze Doreen Kenneson Barbara Kwassman Lucia La Rosa Patricia Lussier Roseann McCurda Sally Mukon Mary Munson Clarice Pelkey Ronald Phillips Audrey Putorak Petra Riley Teresa Romero Gary Sadlowski Susan Santamaria

25 Years Lisa Beckman Christine Bracken Ellen Calderone Nicolas Cazeau Marilyn Clayton Nancy Crampton Nelson Delgado Kathleen Godin Eva Gryk Mary Guerrera Barbara Jaskiewicz Linda Kane Victoria Lays Ellen Leclair Lisa Lukas Maria Main Barbara Masciotra Wendy McGinnis Janice Mercer Sharlene Page Deborah Palen Debra Scholten William Seymour Marcia Stanish Mary Stellon Teresa Tanski Janet Vernacatola Yvette Ward

30 Years Cynthia Baker Norene Cameron Ondrea Chasse Sharon Corlette Debra Curtis Carla Follacchio Michael Gilbert Mira Godlewski Lynne Gworek Janet Jacobson David Levack Christine Milewski

20 Years Christine Barker Susan Bennett Michelle Costello Filomena Formato Suzanne Fortier Frances Gendron Louise Gooch Lisa Greenwood William Hague Joyce Hawrylik Sheryl Hutchinson Janina Krolicki

Barbara Labbe Bonnie McCutchan Laurie McLeod Jody Nadeau Nancy Ritone Nancy Santaniello Shawnna Scirpo Beth Ann Small Margaret Sprague Melissa St. Jean Deborah Stevens Emilio Torres Luz Vega Brenda Vigneault Krystyna Walczyk Stanislawa Wojtowicz Liduvina Zayas 15 Years Lawrence Arietti Donna Barber Eva Boisvert Aldean Brathwaite Gilbert Clement Colette Daigle Dorothy Dauphinais Sheryl D'OnofrioSchmaltz Michael Eddy Sebastiano Fazzina Robert Flade Ann Flynn Justin Fraychak Anna GogoNapiorkowski Nancy Goodchild Joanne Gray Keila Hernandez Eva Herring Thomas Joseph Audrey Kemp Mary Kolodziej Aimee LeBrun Luisa Leon-Lebron Jonathan Levitt Ma Melinda Lopez Sandra Lynch Margaret Machnicki Karen McAvoy Eugene Medved Anita Mulshine Bogdan Musial Kristen Nigro Joanne O’Keefe

10 Years Roxanne Aldi Brenda Almonte Donald Anderson Nadia Angelillo Dennisse Arroyo Arturo Balbuena Yamaris Bermudez Kimberly Bouchard Stephen Brown Holly Caron Kim Cifone Anna Copeland Edwin Cordero Maria Cumento Martine Cyr Trista Danielewicz Marika DeLagrave Ruth Destan Merrilee Dibble Michael Doty Amy Farr Carla Frett Dawn Gagnon John Gray Mary Ann Haynes Cynthia Hubbard Dani Huntley Bethany Jackson Joanne Joyner Barbara Jurkowski Danielle Kinney Magdalena Kosieradzki Leo Lavertue Tammi Lavoie Danielle Loos Glenda Lynch Neveta Martin Rosa Mendoza Melissa Michaud Patricia Mirlis Norma Morris

Martin Motolinia Cynthia Nelson Edith Ocampo Antonina Oleksenko Karen Orvis Francoise Ouellette Ana Padua Barry Pagani Melissa ParkerWallach Jolanta Paszczuk Barbara Pietrasz Nazneen Raza Heather Rinaldi Sandra Ringquist Suzanne Ritchie Kristel Rivera Ana Rodriguez Lissette Ruiz Danita Schulz Wendi Shea Danielle Shweky Cynthia Smaglis Mary Soltesz Alison Szewczak Christine Szpunar Carole Thomas Joan Trzasko Stephanie Ucol Mark Valentukonis Deirdra Watts Paula Webber Kimberly Joy Wojnarowicz Susan Ziegler Krystyna Zywno 5 Years Esther Acevedo Patrick Armstrong Timothy Ashby Jayne Baczewski Johanna Baez Atidze Anna Bakre Carrie Barganier Jo-Ellen Beam Keith Bernard Sarah Bernardo Laura Biegen Robert Bingham Gina Blanco Peter Borayko Holly Boucher Sarah Breton Kelly Broad Daisy Brown Zofia Bujwid Ryan Cannon Bethany Carr Kristy Carson Ashley Castellani Donna Catucci Marc Chillingsworth Gloria Cintron Megan Colella Sandra Colello Rosa Colon

Janice Cote-Hannon Evelyn Crespo Janira Cruz Rosa CruzMarcantino Margaret Curtis Jennetta Cusano Linda Dalessio Sabine D’Amico Debra Dempster Sheldon Denis Sydney Dickinson Lisa Dionne Brian Dionne Nicole Doiron Angela Druan Donna Dupre Brittany Dusza Elmedina Efendic Kate Elsemore Jennifer Feda Christine Marcia Frank Jolie Frechette Susanna Futia Anna Gawrys Diane Giglio Karina Gonzales Linnette Gonzalez Lisa Gordon-Green Sherri Gracia Margaret Hamel Agnieszka Hanczaruk Reginald Henderson Stacy Hethman Jennifer Hudson Ian Hungerford Suzanne Karelus Natalee Kelly Staci Keyes Carmella Kincaid Elizabeth Klimkiewicz Frederick Klimowicz Agata Knutelski Ruth Kozloski Yuriy Kulyak Corrina Kwasnick Stefanie Lalla Kimberly LaMarre Beata Landon Andrea Lapollo Haklai Lau Carol Lewoc Gina Libassi Erin Libby Sarah-Kate Luzzi Alfred Lynch Patricia MacDonald Payal Mankad Melanie Mare Lisa Martin Agata Martinczak Cynthia McCarthy Natalie McCoy Loretta McLeod Sarah Miller Leslie Mischke

Irma Moehringer Katelyn Moore Maria Murray Sandor Nagy Elizabeth Negri Sara Nieves Jill Noble Candace Nystrom Heather Odeh Marie Ogrodnik Rebecca Olechowski Ferdinand Ong Calvin Ortique Catherine Orwa Leah Pace Audrey Pajor Nicole Paradis Charita Parker Nora Pasco Kimberly Paulakos Barbara Pelletier Shanon Pittsley Diane Raymond Irelis Ramos Filomena Ricciardi Kathy Richer Tina Robinson Elizabeth Rosario Shellee Ryan Edil Sanchez Carolann Schieman Allyson Schmitt Donna Schwartz Kimberly Scurto Susie Seeley Carol Selvaggi Carolina Serje Rose Sierra Hayvon Simon Jeremy Smutz Deborah Staszewski Jeannette Staubley Alicia Stetson Richard Sullivan Sharmila Thapliyal Darlene Thompson Kathryn Tierney Edward Toffolon Kathleen Underhill Joseph Vaccarelli Cynthia Varsell Dennisse Vazquez Deisy Velez Michael Veneri Carrie Vigneault Wendy Violette Valerie Walton Sunde Warner Kelly Warszakowski Monica Wasilausky Bonnie Watford Anna Wroblewski Michelle Yepes Teresa Young

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