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Volume 12, Number 38

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Fostering creativity for half a century Plainville Art League is open to all artists – are welcome. “Anyone can join,” said member Ellen Couture, former vice president of the club. For some, involvement in art extends only “Interest in art in any form is welcome.” From pastel paintings to computerized to finding pleasure in meandering through museums and galleries, while having no tan- digital art, the Plainville Art League focuses on all forms of fine art, while fostering indigible gift for creating it. When it comes to the Plainville Art viduality and inventiveness. League, such appreciators of art – not just By Andrea Melone Special to The Citizen

Summer weather brings variable results to local farmers By Julie Sopchak, Dan Jackson, and Joy VanderLek

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Artwork from Plainville Art League members Dolores “Dee” Krampitz, right, and Linda Balfour, left.

This summer brought its fair share of weather games to farmers in the area from heavy rain to even heavier heat. Jim Zarella of Zarella Farms in Plainville said the heavy rain and cold nights resulted in a pretty bad yield. Particularly, he said tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and pickles “took it on the chin.” The tomatoes couldn’t even be used for canning because they split so badly.

Zarella didn’t get any relief during the extreme heat. He said bees didn’t really work when it got too hot, so a lot of the food didn’t set. “Bees don’t work when it’s hot like that. They stay in the shade and nothing sets,” Zarella said. “You get very poor yields that way.” Interestingly enough, results were quite different just across the town border in Southington, where Diane Karabin of Karabin Farms said the year was quite fruitful for her crops. Karabin did say her farm See Variable / Page 9


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works in career and technology education curriculum at Lyman. “It doesn’t cost anything, there’s no extra work and it saves a little time and extra money,” Iaiennaro said. “When they have four or five college level classes under their belt, they can get out into the workforce quicker,

a whole semester early.” Sheehan students have to travel to Lyman for the automotive classes because it has an auto shop, but other than that, students can earn the credits without leaving the schools. Cheshire High School, as See Credit / Page 6

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he said. And going to the actual schools for classes also has its advantages, students said. “It was a really good experience. It was definitely more than AP courses could have prepared you for,” said Rebekah Hall, a senior at Maloney High School in Meriden, who took psychology through Middlesex College last year. “This way you’re on a college campus,” she said. “You have more responsibility on you and no one talks in class. I liked it.” Senior Briana Alicea took media studies online last year and this year is taking social psychology online through Wesleyan University in Middletown. “It’s difficult to balance school work plus online work,” Alicea said. “I wish I’d paid more attention to the readings, not just for the p.r. (public relations) part, but the other parts as well, to broaden my horizons.” At Lyman Hall, where there is an automotive classroom, students get credits at Gateway and at Lyman Hall for taking automotive classes. They also have to take the academic classes, just as at Sheehan, said Juliann Iaiennaro, who


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High school students have long been able to get college credit by taking Advanced Placement courses, but through new relationships with community colleges and four-year schools, students throughout the region are now able to get credit through vocational classes as well. Some of the courses are available at the community colleges, some online and some right at their own high schools. “The beauty of this is they’re developing college transcripts while still in high school and saving mom and dad some money,” said Zen Popko, counseling director at Sheehan High School in Wallingford. At Sheehan and Lyman Hall high schools in Wallingford, students can get credit for taking automotive, child development and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes, school officials said. The schools have a relationship with Gateway Co m m u n i ty Co l l e ge i n New Haven and Middlesex Co m m u n i ty Co l l e ge i n Middletown. To receive the credits in the CNA program, students start in their junior year and must be enrolled in four years of English, and take algebra and biology before being eligible, he said. If the students get above a B minus in the academic classes, those credits transfer as well. Students can get a CNA license while still in high school, provided they pass the state exam. “I think it’s wonderful because it puts the students in a situation where they are not just learning the content of their field but it gives them exposure to other fields that are out there, like x-ray technician or other health-related careers,” Popko said. At Plainville High School, counselor Denise Jacobson said the school has a relationship with University of Connecticut and Tunxis Community College through Early College Experience and College Career Pathways

p ro g ra m s , re s p e c t ive ly. While students can earn college credits, she said the school doesn’t offer much in the way of vocational classes. Rather, students can earn college credits in marketing, science, Spanish, or physiology courses. With the ECE program, there is a fee, but the CCP program is free, essentially allowing students to get college credits for free as long as they pass the course. “It’s always nice to have an extra few credits to bring with you,” Jacobson said. Also, Jacobson said students can go to Bristol Tech for technical training, and still receive a PHS diploma. “We try to get to know our students and what direction they want to take,” Jacobson said. “For each kid it would be a different upside.” PHS technology education teacher David Gaignard said the school’s relationship with Tunxis has been running for about eight years. He said the classes offer a good opportunity to help reach college and career standards and stay in tune with the latest curves, especially in a field like technology and communications where the curriculum is constantly changing. “It’s a constant system of checks and balances,” Gaignard said. While the courses offered now aren’t as vocational, Gaignard said the door is always open for new ideas. “We’re always looking to expand our offerings here,”

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Man pleads not guilty in deadly hit-and-run Special to The Citizen

A Plainville man pleaded not guilty Tuesday, Sept. 10, to charges in a fatal hit-andrun accident on Queen Street in Southington after the February blizzard. Edward Fascendini, 46, of 66 Whiting St., was arrested in May and charged with felony misconduct with a motor vehicle and three counts of evading responsibility. Fascendini was on parole at the time of the Feb. 12 accident and has been in custody as detectives continued to investigate the case. In Bristol Superior Court last Tuesday, Fascendini entered the not guilty pleas through his lawyer, Robert Cohen. The prosecutor said contact has been made with the deceased victim’s family, but not with the injured victim. The final investigation report from the Southington police was delivered to the state’s attorney’s office last Monday. The prosecutor said it is in “two or three big binders” and he will be providing the information to Cohen. The case was continued until Oct. 25 for a pretrial hearing. As he was being led out of the courtroom Fascendini, wearing tan prison shirt and pants, smiled back at someone in the audience. According to the arrest warrant, shortly after 10 p.m. on Feb. 12, Yan Qiao “Joanne” Chen, Hong “Rita” Yang and Liu “Emily” Huai, all 23, were walking south along the northbound lane of Queen Street near Aircraft Road, police said. At the time, the sidewalks along Queen Street were still covered with snow from the major snowstorm of

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Feb. 8 and 9. Fascendini was driving a white Dodge pickup truck north on Queen Street when the women were struck and Fascendini did not stop, police have said. Fascendini was arrested after police found evidence from the truck at the scene and obtained witness statements, according to the arrest warrant. Chen died as a result of her injuries. The three women had just finished a shift at Gobi Mongolian Grill, 855 Queen St., and had been walking to their home on Upson Drive at the time of the accident. Yang and Huai have not been able to work since the accident and are still recovering from their injuries, a coworker said.

By Julie Sopchak The Plainville Citizen

All season long, volunteers are hard at work at Tomasso Nature Park cleaning and sprucing up the grounds. Unfortunately, there’s more work to be done than there are volunteers to tackle it. During the fall, volunteers work to clean up leaves and prepare the park for winter so that re-opening in the spring will be less of a hassle. The park closes for the year Nov. 19. “What we are trying to

do now is clean out a lot of brush that’s putting leaves into the pond,” said Paul Marsan, a regular volunteer at the park. Marsan said 99 percent of the time only about three people help out, and more hands – even just one extra person – would be a huge help. “We just don’t get enough help,” Marsan said. The small crew is tasked with covering the 11 acres of land. Volunteers work one day a week. Marsan’s wife, Kathy, said the park is a gem, and grows every year, which is intriguing because its future was

in doubt after relocating to accommodate Robertson Airport. “ It ’s j u s t t h r iv i n g ,” Kathy said. “It’s absolutely beautiful.” The park is overseen by the Parks and Recreation Department, which helps remove larger trees and debris the volunteers can’t. Kathy Marsan said the work is very flexible and can be as simple as raking or light weeding, or heavy duty like cutting wood or moving objects that are obstructing viewing areas. “Little bit of everything,” See Volunteers / Page 4

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Since its launch at the home of Joanne Margonelli on Jan. 19, 1961, the Plainville Art League has flourished. The group’s intent has always been to inspire improvement, stimulate creativity and promote art in the community. Once an exclusive artists’ club, the Plainville Art League expanded so that anyone with a love of art could join. Art league meetings, held monthly March through November with a Christmas party in December, feature unique demonstrations. Each meeting an artist presents specific techniques for certain forms of artwork. Members can experience a type of art new to them, and discuss and critique one another’s work in an open environment. “Everyone feeds off of each other,” Couture said.

Also, there are meetings dedicated to member Doe Bartiette’s “famous critique,” where members bring in unfinished work to get Bartiette’s expert and humorous advice. Never harsh, she makes suggestions and offers tips on how to strengthen works. Members also find new art products at demonstrations. For instance, at the group’s Oct. 21 meeting, local artists and active member P.R. Bailey will demonstrate how to achieve the look of different textures in watercolor with items such as lace and plastic wrap. “I think it’s important to make connections, share information,” said Bailey, speaking of the nature of Plainville Art League meetings. “It gives an advantage to the artists to allow others to see what they’re doing.” When the Plainville Art League isn’t educating its 1270581 23051R


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taken part in more public events, allowing them to “get their feet wet,” Bailey said. While the group includes many new members, a fair amount have been with the American Legion Post Plainville Art League since 2’s Fall Poker Run will the beginning. be held Sunday, Sept. 22. In honor of deceased memRegistration will be held bers, during its 50th annual 10 to 11 a.m. at 22 Hooker art show, the children of those Court, Bristol. There is a members displayed their parfee for riders, passengers ents’ works. and walk ins. The Plainville Art League is Proceeds will benalways looking for new memefit the Zion Lutheran bers. If interested in joinChurch Food Pantry ing, simply attend a meeting. and Operation Comfort Meetings are held the second Warrior. Tuesday of the month, 6:30 For more information, p.m., at the library. email events@post2leFor more information,, or call email Linda Balfour, lbalJoe, (860) 221-6557. Bailey offers this advice to aspiring artists – to everyone, actually: “Always try new things. Experience new things. Life From Page 3 is very interesting if you allow it to be.” she said. Kathy added the volunteers do their best to make sure only indigenous species of plants are in the park, and that no harmful species 19 Pine Street, Plainville, CT 860-747-0157 which may compromise other 1721 Meriden-Waterbury Tpke., Milldale, CT 860-621-1252 wildlife will be harmed. Email: Viewing areas also have Website: to be cleaned out and obstructed views rectified. We provide Superior Quality & Developmental Program The park is open to the Monday-Friday 6:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. public from dawn until dusk State Licensed Childcare Center and serves as a pristine, seAges 6 Weeks to 12 Years rene area where people can enjoy the simple aesthetics of nature. Additionally, Kathy said the park offers an ideal opportunity for kids looking to get volunteer work in for school, church, or anything else that might require community service. “A lot of people are looking for places to volunteer,” she said. “This is perfect place for them to go.” Girls in Grades 4-8 are invited to attend Volunteers work at the the Basketball Clinic/Tryouts for our park Saturdays, weather perGirls Travel Basketball Teams. mitting, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact the Recreation September 20, 24, 26 and 30th Department, (860) 747-6022.

members, it’s motivating young artists. Each year, one graduating Plainville High School senior pursuing art studies receives a scholarship to help fund his or her education. Also, the student is given free membership to the Plainville Art League throughout their college career. The art league mainly funds itself through membership fees and fundraisers. It has also been the beneficiary of generous donations, including a charitable gift of $4,000, which came from an anonymous source. “Somebody likes us,” Couture said. The Plainville Art League often hosts exhibits and sales, where members can show and/or sell their work. Sometimes, however, artists will present smaller collections at smaller venues. Such exhibits are ideal for newer artists who haven’t



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Police Blotter

GPS bracelets stymie domestic violence By Julie Sopchak The Plainville Citizen

The following people have been charged by police:

A corresponding GPS device is given to the victim, which can be carried or left at home. From there, if the offender comes within 5,000 feet of the victim, the victim is notified. If the offender comes within 2,500 feet, the victim is alerted and local police will respond to the victim’s house. Additionally, the offender will have to make a court appearance. In Plainville, Peterson said the department domestic violence intervention team follows up with victims after a protective order is placed. The pilot GPS program currently costs about $500,000 a year to run. If it were to be used statewide, it would cost about $1.9 million each year.

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Sept 5: Amanda Shalagan, 19, 475 Sandstone Circle, Cheshire, six-degree larceny, 11:04 a.m. Sept. 6: Micaela A. Smaglis, 19, no address given, possession of marijuana, possession of alcohol by minor, 3:24 a.m. Donald Dyer, 31, 70 Shelton Ave., New Haven, third-degree burglary, third-degree larceny, third-degree criminal mischief, 6:40 p.m. Sept. 8: Michael R. Sandowsky, 21, 7 Federal Court, Bristol, first-degree burglary, conspiracy to commit first-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief, conspiracy to commit third-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit fourth-degree larceny, weapon in vehicle, 5:34 p.m. Joshua D. Webber, 29, 16 Mare Road, Bristol, driving under the influence alcohol or drug, unsafe movement, 1:03 a.m.

Sept. 9: Ross N. Rivkin, 25, 26 Andrews St., Meriden, second-degree threatening, second-degree breach of peace, 8:40 p.m. James E. Vazquez, 33, 189 Booth St., New Britain, second-degree forgery, third-degree identity, third-degree larceny, 12:19 a.m. Sept. 10: Benjamin Pelletier, 19, 26 Lois St., Bristol, possession of marijuana, 9:20 p.m. Jason Roman, 30, 64 Washington St., Bristol, possession of marijuana, 9:02 p.m. Damien Cupe, 21, 26 Lois St., Bristol, no insurance, operating under suspension, misuse of plates, operating unregistered motor vehicle, possession of marijuana, 8:32 p.m. Mariah E. Dominique, 22, 97 New Britain Ave., third-degree assault, disorderly conduct, 5:20 p.m. Jonathan C. Budris, 27, 97 New Britain Ave., interfering with an emergency cal,



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Since 2010, judges in Hartford, Bridgeport, and Danielson have been issuing GPS ankle bracelets to domestic violence offenders, and the pilot program has seen positive results. Of the 168 bracelets issued, offenders have been involved in zero instances of domestic violence. “I think it’s a great idea,” said Lt. Eric Peterson of Plainville Police Department. “I wish we had it implemented here because we have people that get arrested for domestic violence all the time.” On average, Peterson said Plainville gets around 20 to 30 domestic violence calls a

month. More often than not, he said, after a protective order has been issued, there will be an incident where the order is violated. “And that’s only when it comes to our attention,” Peterson said. “I’m sure it’s violated a heck of a lot more when we’re not made aware of it.” In 2009, Plainville resident Tiana Notice was stabbed to death when her ex-boyfriend violated a restraining order. The way the GPS system works is a judge would order an offender to wear the device. Peterson said the order would probably weigh and consider multiple factors such as seriousness of the incident, or if the person is a repeat offender.


A6 Thursday, September 19, 2013 Salinger, by David Shields and Shane Salerno For more than fifty years, the ever elusive author of The Catcher in the Rye has been the subject of a relentless stream of newspaper and magazine articles as well as several biographies. Yet all of these attempts have been hampered by a fundamental lack of access and by the persistent recycling of inaccurate information. Salinger remains, astonishingly, an enigma. The complex and contradictory human being behind the myth has never been revealed. No longer. In the eight years since

Salinger was begun, and especially in the three years since Salinger’s death, the authors interviewed on five continents more than 200 people, many of whom had previously refused to go on the record about their relationship with Salinger. This oral biography offers direct eyewitness accounts from Salinger’s World War II brothers-in-arms, his family members, his close friends, his lovers, his classmates, his neighbors, his editors, his publishers, his New Yorker colleagues, and people with whom he had relationships that were secret even to his

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well as Maloney and Platt in Meriden, have agreements with the University of Connecticut where students can take UConn classes at their high schools for $25 a credit, versus at least $1,200 per class at the university, said Vannessa Montorsi, c o u n s e l i n g d e pa r t m e n t leader at Cheshire. “It’s definitely a good opportunity for kids who can cut out a semester or year of college if they map it out,” she said. Cheshire offers 10 classes that can provide students with the transfer credits. The teachers have to have specialized training and are actually considered UConn faculty, as well as faculty at their respective high schools. T h e s t u d e n t s fo l l ow UConn curriculum and take the same tests given to students at the college. While the classes are considered AP, the students don’t have to take the AP tests to get the credit, they just have to get a 70 percent or above for it, Montorsi added. At Maloney and Pratt, students can also take child development classes through a partnership with the YMCA preschool and Middlesex. “The preschool classes are right next door to us and

the preschool kids work directly with our kids,” said Rob Montemurro, Platt High School principal. “Our kids are getting the experience of working with the younger kids. It’s enriching and its a great opportunity for the little kids who become part of our school.” He added that because of the high cost of post-secondary education, the schools are always looking for ways to help students out. “We always push for more students to take the classes, not just for the rigorousness of the programs, but for the savings,” Montorsi said. Louis Brunk, assistant principal at Maloney, said it also helps students get a feel for academic life after high school. “It helps them be more successful in college because they’re learning more of what is needed,” he said. “And, it gives them a jump start on what they want to do,” he said. The programs also help tailor the high school experience more to students’ individual desires. “As a district, we’re always looking for ways to personalize the high school experience,” Brunk said. “We’re always looking for opportunities to get kids involved in what they want.” Julie Sopchak contributed to this article.

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Time’s running out for book drive to meet goal By Erin K. Butler Special to The Citizen

A town-wide effort is underway to collect 500 books for students in Plainville. “The importance of this drive is simply to help foster the love of reading with our youth in town,” said Susan Bradley, Plainville Community Schools volunteer coordinator. Donations of new and gently used books, suitable for students in kindergarten through high school are being accepted. Bradley, along with Chad Haber, a Reading Partners program volunteer and an accounting analyst with the town’s finance department, have teamed up with the senior center and recreation department to collect the books. “Schools mean business when it comes to reading. This is a primary focus right now,” Haber said. The drive originated with the goal to provide new books for the Reading Partners program at Linden

books. But organizers are staying positive. “We are excited about this drive. We hope this will branch out to other efforts, where the adults in the community can show our youth that they care through other charitable involvement in our town,” Haber said. At the end of the collection period, the books will be separated and the schools will determine which are the most appropriate for the students. Books the schools can’t use will be donated to the library. “Any and every book will find a home,” Bradley said. Donations will be accepted Drive organizers Chad Haber and Susan Bradley. | Photo by Erin K. Butler | through Monday, Sept. 30. Donation boxes have been set up at town hall, as well. and Toffolon elementary schools. on the main floor between the of“Our students and reading partner fices of the town clerk and the regisThe Reading Partners provides extra reading support for students adults always welcome new books trars; at the recreation department, who are either struggling or need to read,” Bradley said. “Our students 50 Whiting St.; and at the senior a little extra attention with their will love their new assortment.” center, 200 East St. The drive has collected between reading. For more information, contact Bradley said they decided to ex- 125-150 books so far. With just two Chad Haber, (860) 793-0221, ext. pand the drive to include the mid- weeks left in the drive, they are still 234; dle school and high school students short of their goal by roughly 350

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Crews from Connecticut Light & Power are continuing their routine work of trimming trees throughout local neighborhoods to clear away hazardous tree branches that can cause outages. CL&P has expanded its vegetation management program to trim and remove trees near power lines that pose a threat to the electrical distribution system. The program costs $53 million with 200 tree crews across the state who will perform tree maintenance and trimming along 4,420 miles of power lines, according to a CL&P press release. “We service 149 towns in this state, and crews are trimming, as weather permits, in some part of Connecticut every day,” said Mitch Gross, spokesperson for CL&P, adding that vegetation maintenance efforts is part of a long-term

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was rather lucky considering some of the harsh weather conditions this season. “We were at the mercy of Mother Nature,” Karabin said. “But that being said, we’re having a wonderful harvest, we’re very fortunate. “We had the heavy rains, and then we had the extreme heat and so those are both ends of the spectrum that no farmer wants to deal with,” she added. Flooding wasn’t an issue with the farm. And with the heat, she said it was just a matter of waiting it out. Even tomatoes survived an early frost after Karabin said they took the risk of planting them early. “There was some early frost and we were basically unaffected by it,” Karabin said. “We won that round.” With summer being a success, Karabin said the outlook for the fall harvest is looking pretty good as well. Ellie Tessmer, a member of the North Haven Garden Club, said the summer started

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bolt.” Mertz has since replanted the lettuce and it is now ready for harvest as a fall crop. Mertz expects the fall kale to give him a good yield. Raised beds helped him against the heavier rains of the season which did affect low-lying plots in the garden. One gardener “actually had frogs in the ditches.” That’s how wet it was at times. “Overall the year was a success and my garden is still producing,” he said. Larry Rosenfield, “master gardener” at Temple Beth David of Cheshire, called this year’s Mitzvah Garden at the Temple “spectacular.” The only issue this year was the excessive rain, he said. “Overall, our yields were substantial with minimal insect damage,” he said. This season the Cheshire Community Food Pantry created its inaugural garden. “With the help of the community, we were able to create and tend to a wonderful garden that helped provide fresh produce for our clients,” said CCFP Director Patty Hartmann. “Even

though we started late in the season, we had a bumper crop of eggplant and basil and several varieties of late season tomatoes.” Herbs such as rosemary and sage did equally well.

Fall programs Registration for the Recreation Department’s fall programs is in progress. The recreation office is open Monday through Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fee payment must accompany registration for programs carrying a charge. Programs with insufficient enrollment are subject to cancellation. Recreation programs are offered for youth and adults. For more information, contact the recreation office, (860) 747-6022.

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cold, wet and then grew hot. As a result, diseases spread in her garden and she had to battle “critters,” a.k.a. pests. The Wallingford resident said her squash, cucumbers and tomatoes grew okay in her six raised beds, but the peppers didn’t fare well. In late summer, they are just beginning to flower. She rarely gets powdery mildew on her squash, but this year, she was out in her garden spraying her plants with a mixture of baking soda, water and soap. “You have to go with the weather. You can’t fight it,” she said. Insects were also a problem at Bartlem Park’s Community Garden with zucchini, kale, and cabbage, said gardener Jim Mertz. Aside from that, plots did “quite well,” according to Mertz and Rajeevan Nallakkandi. Tomatoes came in later than normal; however, the tomatoes did come in before the adjacent gardens produced, Mertz said. Zinnias and beans were also a success, according to Mertz and he had a “terrific early lettuce crop until the hot weather caused them to




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Faiths come together for 40 Days of Worship By Julie Sopchak The Plainville Citizen

Forty days is a familiar timespan in Christianity. Most notably, it’s the number of days of Lent. But throughout September and October, churches around Connecticut will participate in 40 Days of Worship. An expression of a larger movement called Impact Connecticut, the concept is that each night for 40 days, a church in Connecticut will host general worship and praise. More than 50 churches and ministries are participating in the event, which began Sept. 4 and will run through

Oct. 14. Denominations of all types are participating. Southington churches The Tabernacle, Calvary Assembly of God, and Apple Valley Worship Center are co-sponsoring the event. Rev. William Tilley of CAG said the event is an opportunity for everyone to come together under one roof for the same purpose, regardless of background. “It’s an opportunity to just step away from life and the regular schedule of life and get together and in the presence of God and worship, not as one denomination, but one body,” Tilley said. “I have much joy and excitement anticipating what

Roast pork dinner The Plainville United Methodist Church’s annual roast pork dinner will be held Saturday, Oct. 5. Dinner will be served 4:30 to 7 p.m. There will be a gift basket silent auction. Ages 4 and under eat free. Reservations are strongly suggested. Call the church office, (860) 747-2328.


God may do through this special series of meetings in Connecticut,” Pastor Ken Gray of Apple Valley Worship Center said in a statement. In Plainville, New Life Fellowship will participate. New Life, a non-denominational church, will host its night of worship Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Bethel Christian Church. Pastor Tim Whitton said, so far, for the churches that have held their worship nights, he heard turnout was great. For his service, Whitton said people from different churches will come together and sing in a choir. “We’re gonna be coming together and just praying for towns and cities and states in our nation and praying for healing,” Whitton said. “Just peace for our streets and neighbors.” For more information about the event, and a calendar of worship locations and nights, visit

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Several members of Our Lady of Mercy’s Teen Youth Group, JOLT (Jesus Openly Loves Teens), recently participated in a day-long faith rally, Fan the Fire, held at the St. Rose of Lima Church grounds in Newtown. Approximately 250 high schoolers from as far away as New Jersey gathered to hear inspirational talks, play games, and to grow in their faith. The theme of the rally was “The Light shines on in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:5). Participants were encouraged to spread the good news of Jesus’ love and to make time each day to connect with God. Area teens, 13 to18, are welcome to join JOLT. Meetings are held twice a month and include faithbased activities, fun, food, and fellowship. For more information, contact Jeanne, (860) 747-6825.

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Memorial walkathon The fundraiser will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Norton Park. The event honors the memory of Helen Coughlin who, with the help of others, had a vision to give people of all ages, with developmental disabilities, a structural environment for social experiences and cultural learning, and respite for the families. This year’s walk will “Recognize and Honor” local celebrities, from Plainville Schools’ students of the month to community service award winners. Create a team of celebrity walkers, including friends and family members. The event features a chili cook off contest. Participants will have the opportunity to judge the creations. For more information, go to; call (860) 747-0316; or email

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Old paint cans — you know the type. The ones that sit in the corner of your garage, a long-dried dribble of color down the side. You can’t use it — the living room was painted another color five years ago — and you just missed the yearly paint take-back day. However, recycling old paint became easier this summer. In July, a new program run by the non-profit Paint Care allows residents to drop off up to five gallons of paint at participating locations year round. “This is a permanent program. This will function year round,” said Laura Panciera, program manager for Paint Care in Connecticut. The program got its start in 2011, when Gov. Dannel Malloy signed a law requiring paint manufacturers to manage the latex and oilbased paint that residents and contractors did not use when painting the interior and exterior of houses. Connecticut is the third state in the union to pass this kind of law. In 2009, in

or household hazardous waste program. Thanks to the cooperation of the paint industry, we will be able to increase our recycling, save money for municipalities and provide a valuable service to our citizens – all at no cost to state taxpayers.” Here’s how it works: in the past, residents had to take paint to a special Hazardous Household Waste facility, or wait until their towns had a hazardous waste “round up” day, to dispose of their old paint. Today, paint cans have a fee attached to the sales price. Think of it as a recycling deposit on a can of

response to Oregon’s paint recycling law, the American Coatings Association created Paint Care, a 501(c)3 that manages unused paint and is funded by a fee that is now included in the purchase of paint in the state. “As any homeowner in Connecticut knows, getting rid of unwanted paint is a difficult challenge,” said Daniel Esty, commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, back in 2011 when the law was passed. “With our new program, we will provide a convenient option for residents to safely recycle or dispose of unwanted paint by taking it to a participating retailer

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“The only reality of sin, sickness, or death is the awful fact that unrealities seem real to human, erring belief, until God strips off their disguise” (Science and Health, Mary Baker Eddy, 472:27-29). According to Christian Science beliefs, humans are subject to the laws of matter only so long as they believe they are real. The Christian Science religion refers to God as “Father-Mother” rather than the biblical “Father.” Though unconventional, this is not a major departure from mainstream Christianity, since God is believed to encompass both male and female (both were created “in the image of God”). The Christian Science religion teaches that Jesus is divine but not God, and that Jesus’ human nature is a separate entity from the divine Christ. “Jesus Christ is not God, as Jesus himself declared, but is the Son of God” (Science and Health, Mary Baker Eddy, 361:12-13). “Jesus is the name of the man who, more than all other men, has presented Christ, the true idea of God, healing the sick and sinning and destroying the power of death” (Science and Health, Mary Baker Eddy, 473:10-17).


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Letters to the Editor Yes, it’s a ghost town To the editor: Julie Sopchak has exposed the obvious but unspoken truth: We are a ghost town. That is evident. What is shocking is the attitude of the people the taxpayers hire/subsidize to provide support services to the business community, so that it can help us pay our taxes. The off ice manager of the Chamber of Commerce, a commercial entity housed in the municipal center primarily at our expense (it pays a nominal rental) hasn’t much to say about the mass exodus of downtown business. She has no clue, didn’t know they were folding, surmised maybe the problem is difficult landlords. What exactly does the chamber provide that warrants the taxpayers’ investment in it? Recently rehired economic development person Mark DeVoe is more vocal. Amply quoted by Julie, he said the problem is (not his performance) inexperienced business owners and lack of solid business plans. He cited

a less-than-friendly economic environment and opined that “It’s not a really good time to open a business.” Is the unspoken: “in Plainville”? With this public pronouncement by staff, can there be any hope for our downtown? Even more insulting are his comments about the aesthetics of the area, on the heels of a publicly-funded million-doll a r - p l u s m a k e o v e r, mishandled by a select committee. DeVoe was an ex-officio member of that committee. Little input from the community was enl i ste d o r co n s i d e re d . They knew best. That could be one reason people are disinterested and unsupportive. As a parting shot DeVoe mentioned “ blight,” a problem that has been addressed repeatedly at the untelevised Citizen’s Forum of the council meetings. Those ideas were squelched by him and Mr. Lee. Sadly, those beleaguered concerned citizens have been ignored, insulted and intimidated, finally, into silence. Janice Eisenhauer Plainville

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Foley announces exploratory committee for 2014 Associated Press BRIDGEP ORT — Republican Tom Foley said Tuesday, Sept. 10, that he is weighing another run for Connecticut governor, attacking the record of the Democrat who defeated him in 2010 as he announced a committee to explore his prospects for the 2014 race. The Greenwich businessman joined the Republican fray with an event in Bridgeport, the city where results delayed by a ballot shortage lifted Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to a razor-thin victory. Foley used the backdrop to argue that Connecticut’s cities have suffered from an administration that he said has added to the burdens of middle-income families with tax increases, spent recklessly in areas that don’t benefit urban areas and driven away employers. “The direction governor Malloy has taken has been a big gamble with our state’s prospects,” he said. “It has failed miserably, damaged our state’s future, and has hit middle-income families and young people especially hard.” Foley, who spent $11 million of his own money on the 2010 campaign, said in the news

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Republican Tom Foley holds a news conference to announce a committee to explore his prospects for the 2014 Connecticut governor’s race in Bridgeport, Conn., Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. Foley said Tuesday that he is weighing another run for Connecticut governor, attacking the record of the Democrat who defeated him in 2010. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) conference at a Bridgeport community center that he is interested in qualifying for public campaign funding if he decides to run again. A former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, Foley said he will evaluate how his message is resonating before deciding whether to enter the race officially. He announced an exploratory committee and said he plans to spend the next few months talking with people around the state. Foley’s critique of Malloy

i s w ro n g , Co n n e c t i c ut Democratic Party Executive Director Jonathan Harris said. “As the governor says all the time, we’re not where we need to be yet,” he said. “But we’re headed in the right direction, finally.” Malloy has not yet said whether he intends to seek a second term. Foley’s former running mate, Danbury Mayor Mark See Foley/ Page 13

Letters policy for political season For Letters to the Editor regarding any candidates or issues that involve the political season, The Plainville Citizen will only accept and publish letters that are 100 words or less. This policy is in keeping with the policy of the Record-Journal and will be in effect starting with the next edition of The Citizen. The last edition for which we will publish letters of a political nature is Oct. 24. We ask writers to focus on their candidate’s worthiness for office and refrain from personal attacks on individuals. As always, we reserve the right to edit letters or to not publish a letter. Letters should contain contact information, including, full name, address and phone number. Only your name and town will be published. If you have a specific role in politics or the political process, please include that information. Letters on other topics will continue to be accepted up to a 300 word limit. Send letters to news@ or The Plainville Citizen, P.O. Box 57, Plainville, CT 06062.

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A look at Sept. 11 commemorations in US, abroad Associated Press NEW YORK CITY In a sadly familiar ceremony, friends and relatives of World Trade Center attack victims gathered at the National Sept. 11 Memorial plaza to call out the names of the dead and read messages to lost loved ones. A bell chimed to mark the moments when four hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania, and again to mark the moments when the two skyscrapers collapsed. Several politicians attended, including New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former New York Gov. George Pataki, but none gave an address. The ceremony also recognized victims of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. WASHINGTON President Barack Obama held a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. on the White House’s South Lawn to mark the first attack in New

York. He was joined by wife Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden. A bugler played taps. Then, the president traveled to the Pentagon Sept. 11 memorial in Arlington, Va., where victims’ families, attack survivors and military officials laid a wreath and held a moment of silence at 9:37 a.m. to mark the moment that Flight 77 hit the building. Obama said, “Our hearts still ache for the futures snatched away, the lives that might have been.” PENNSYLVANIA More than 200 people gathered at the Flight 93 National Memorial to read the names of 40 passengers and crew killed when the airliner crashed into a field near the small town of Shanksville. Recalling the passengers and crew who had fought the hijackers, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told the assembled families and spectators, “We never know when we’ll be called to lay down our lives for others.” BOSTON A wreath-laying ceremony

Visitors embrace in front of the wall containing the 40 names of the crew and passengers of Flight 93 at the Flight 93 National Memorial during a candlelight remembrance on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) in the city’s Public Garden was followed by a commemoration at the Statehouse, during which participants read the names of more than 200 attack victims with ties to Massachusetts. During the ceremony, a civilian bravery award named

after 9/11 flight attendant Madeline Amy Sweeney was given to Carlos Arredondo, a Boston Marathon spectator who assisted a man who lost both legs in the April 15 bombing. LONDON British princes William

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Conn. pols hope for diplomatic resolution with Syria By Charles J. Lewis Associated Press

A woman pauses along the edge of the north reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial during a ceremony marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, September 11, 2013. (AP Photo/ Justin Lane, Pool)

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Boughton, announced last month he was exploring a possible gubernatorial campaign. Also on the Republican side, Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield

has said he plans to seek the nomination, and Wilton state Sen. Toni Boucher is also exploring a run for governor. Foley lost to Malloy in 2010 by 6,404 votes. Since then, Foley created the Connecticut Policy Institute, a public policy research group that examines state issues.

WA S H I N G T O N — Connecticut members of the House and Senate embraced President Obama’s decision to pursue a diplomatic solution to the Syrian crisis amid expressions of relief that Congress has delayed planned votes on the use of military force against the regime of Bashar Assad. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Greenwich, who has expressed opposition to the use of military force, issued a statement Tuesday night, Sept. 10, confirming that view. ”I remain deeply skeptical that a military attack will improve the situ-

ation on the ground, quiet the conflict, or improve our national security,” he said. Another opponent of a military strike, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., told reporters after the speech that he believed that the ”risks of military intervention still outweigh the potential benefits to the United States,” b ut h e a c k n owl e d ge d that it was a ”close call.” Murphy, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, voted against a resolution authorizing a military strike. Murphy also said he ”has never seen the people of Connecticut as plugged into an issue” as they are to the Syrian situation.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., indicated in a statement that he was tilting against a military option and criticized the pending Senate resolution as ”too broadly written,” lacking international support and ”risks entangling us in Syria’s protracted civil war.” Two House members — Reps. Elizabeth Esty, D-Cheshire, and Rosa DeLauro, D-New Haven — said they continue to be undecided about a military strike. Rep. John B. Larson, D-East Hartford, applauded Obama for seeking a ”diplomatic and international answer to the problems in Syria.”

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President Barack Obama greets Zoey Komongnan, right, and her grandmother Mary Komongnan after speaking at the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at the Pentagon during a ceremony to mark the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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The mouth is a window into the health of the body. It can show signs of nutritional deficiencies or general infection. Dr. Pentti Nupponen will explore the latest science on oral pathology and its link with chronic diseases. It is estimated for 2013 that 232,340 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Approximately 39,620 deaths will occur from this disease alone. (U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group). There are numerous reasons for breast tissue changes. This segment explores the possible intra-oral oriented reasons that are often over looked. Relying only on mammograms and not catching breast tissue changes 8-10 years earlier will put more women in danger of this deadly disease. This segment will examine the present day breast cancer screening and diagnosis and also “out of the box” screening and early detection of breast tissue changes. Once you understand the connection, it will all make sense. The speakers will evaluate the different treatment options women have today. Victoria Case’s story incorporates her struggle with extraordinary stresses in her life, dental history, sensitivity to metals and toxins, an out-patient cryoblation procedure (that freezes a tumor in minutes), and a life-threatening fight to overcome an infection in her right breast and its mysterious cause. This is the one course every woman in America age 17-70 should attend, as well as the men who love them. “The people who choose a more natural approach should not be intimidated, ridiculed, or threatened, and neither should practitioners who try to help them”. Saving Victoria’s Breasts Pentti J. Nupponen, DMD, MAGD, FIAOMT, AIAOMT is a full time holistic & cosmetic dentist, writer, researcher and national/international public speaker. He is a 1974 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine (DMD). In the year 2000, Dr. Nupponen achieved the status of Master Dentist in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD). He lectures worldwide and presents hands-on seminars to other practitioners, writes consumer & professional articles, presents professional and consumer seminars in nutrition, holistic and cosmetic dentistry, and detoxification. Joining Dr. Nupponen will be Fred Hughes, author of the book Saving Victoria’s Breasts, along with Brenda Kinder, Professional Thermographer and Victoria Case, about whom the book is written. Her story will leave you wanting to know more and is proof that truth is often stranger than fiction. Efforts to cure cancer and to prevent it in the first place will remain elusive until doctors, dentists, dental hygienists and insurance companies accept the oral pathology connection. If you think “out of the box”, this course is for you. COPIES OF THE BOOK WILL BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE FOR $29.95

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Conn. officials want better oversight of Amistad By Dave Collins Associated Press


HARTFORD — Connecticut’s top economic development official is asking the governor and the legislature for more authority to oversee the finances and operations of the state’s official flagship, the Amistad schooner, whose owner is facing questions about its spending of millions of dollars in taxpayer money. Catherine Smith, commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development, said in a threepage report released Tuesday, Sept. 10, that current law doesn’t allow the agency to impose requirements on lineitem budget recipients like Amistad America Inc., owner of the 129-foot Baltimore clipper, other than mandating clean audits. Dannel P. Malloy’s chief of staff, Mark Ojakian, had asked Smith to report back to him by Sept. 10 on what’s being done to improve the financial

accountability of the Amistad and its owner. The request came amid criticism by state Rep. Diana Urban, D-North Stonington, about Amistad America’s loss of its nonprofit status, lack of financial transparency and what she called questionable business partnerships. Smith said her agency needs more authority to impose performance conditions and more reporting requirements on budget recipients. Urban, meanwhile, called for the dissolution of Amistad America’s board of directors and the installation of new directors with more expertise in ship operations and fundraising. The state, however, has no such authority to impose board changes on private organizations. “I’m basically saying enough is enough,” Urban said Wednesday, Sept. 11. “I was elected to represent the In this March 25, 2010 photo, the U.S.-flagged vessel Amistad nears the port of Havana, taxpayers. Somebody’s got to Cuba. Connecticut’s top economic development official has asked Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the legislature Tuesday, Sept. 10 for more authority to oversee the finances and See Amistad / Page 21 operations of the Amistad, the state’s official flagship. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes, File)

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Former teammates now on different sidelines By Nate Brown

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It’s never easy to play against a past team or old teammates. Former Boston Celtic Ray Allen struggled in his first game against his previous squad when the Miami Heat played host to the Beantown boys early last season. He even claimed he got caught up almost guarding the wrong team altogether. It looks as though the future Hall of Famer could take a couple lessons from a few former Plainville High School soccer players. In a non-conference game between the University of St. Joseph Blue Jays and Western Connecticut State University Colonials Saturday, Sept. 7, Kelsey Chacho’s Colonials were victorious over Tiana Saraceno’s Blue Jays, 2-1. What made the matchup of former Blue Devil teammates even more interesting was that the Plainville alums each scored a goal. “It was a great feeling to know that we both scored,” said Saraceno. “Seeing as she was the only one from Plainville from her team, and I was the only one from Plainville, and the fact that we both scored … it was just a great feeling.” While it was nice to be able to applaud a former teammate, Saraceno knew what she was on the field to do: compete and win. While she could catch up with Chacho after the game, it was all business during play. “I definitely knew I had to defend her and not let her be dangerous to my team,” said Saraceno. “I was just more happy to see her play well with her team.” Chacho was unavailable for comment. For Saraceno, though, having to set aside a personal relationship with a former teammate is nothing new. She and Blue Devil alum Becky Slivinsky of Albertus Magnus College have played against one another in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference the past two seasons. According to the girls, those matchups don’t differ from any other; They represent their colleges to the best of their ability. Slivinsky, though, welcomes the moments when she and Saraceno can let their guard down. “I’m always the one person to talk

Former PHS teammates, from left, Tiana Saraceno and Kelsey Chacho recently clashed at the college level, and each tallied a goal. on the field during a game,” Slivinksy said. “So when the ball’s on the other side of the field, I’ll stop and talk to Tiana. I try to keep things friendly.” They’re opponents these days, but the girls never fail to forget their roots, as old memories from their time together at Plainville come flooding back. “The first time I played Tiana, I just had a smile on my face because it’s so cool because she’s someone I played with in high school. She was such a great role model for me; she was my captain my junior year and she was always a hard worker,” said Slivinsky. “I remember we would have pasta suppers together as a team at Plainville, we would have sleepovers …Those were the best times of my life.” “I just love watching my former teammates play and seeing how much better they’ve become with their new teams and their new coaches,” Saraceno said. All three PHS alumna have started every game for their respective schools this season. At press time, Saraceno, a forward, and Chacho, a forward/midfielder, had recorded eight points and two points this year, respectively. Slivinsky, who recently made the switch from forward to defense, had a .667 shots-on-goal percentage.

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Bores goes out on top By Sean Krofssik Special to The Citizen

said of his players. “They are like daughters. I loved every moment of it. And I’m going to miss it. I’m going to miss basketball as well. But I really loved softball and when March rolls around it’s going to be tough. But when I’m at the golf course and the beach and you guys are freezing, maybe I will get over it quickly.” He coached softball at DePaolo Middle School from 1978 to 1994 before becoming an assistant at Southington High School until he became head coach in 2002. Bores has been an assistant girls basketball coach at Southington High for 17 years and made an impact on his players and fellow coaches. “You don’t hang around and coach in the business unless you know how to deal with kids and put a lot of effort in what you do,” former Southington girls basketball coach Jim DiNello said. “‘Whenever a coach like John steps down, coaches feel that we are losing one of the best. He was fair and gave every ounce of energy he had both on and off the field. He really cares about the kids he coaches. He is a terrific coach and a terrific person.” Current SHS girls coach Mike Forgione said Bores kept things light at difficult times. “John is a loyal friend that was always there for the kids and wanted

It’s always good to go out on top and John Bores certainly did. The longtime Southington softball coach stepped down from his post before the start of the school year. “It was very difficult. But I’m going to be 63 in October,” Bores said Wednesday, Sept. 11. “My wife Lynn retired and we sold our house and are moving to (Boca Raton) Florida. We decided to move and we moved.” The Blue Knights won Bores’ last game 1-0 win over Mercy in the Class LL state championship game at West Haven’s Frank Biondi Softball Field in June. Bores gave it a few weeks after he secured his second state title, but by mid-July, he knew it was time. “Before the (championship) game I had tears in my eyes that this might be the last game I will ever coach,” Bores said. “I didn’t want to make that decision beforehand. I told the team a week and a half ago via text and email that I was stepping down.” The team was sad to see Bores go but happy for their championship coach. “I was really surprised but I was really happy at the same time,” former Blue Knight pitcher Jordyn Moquin said. “I was happy he was able to go out with a win. I know See Bores/ Page 21 he wanted to leave the program in a great position.” Moquin graduated from Southington in 2013 and was the winning pitcher in the Blue Knights’ championship win over Mercy. Moquin had a big hand in delivering Southington its 15th state title and the second under Bores. She finished with a 24-1 record, 0.47 ERA. Moquin is just starting at Mercy College where she will play softball. “He is a very good coach,” Moquin said. “He cares about us, but he knows when business is business.” Under Bores, Southington won 11 CCC divisional titles and appeared in five state title games. He finished his varsity coaching career with an overall record of 256-27 from 2002 John Bores. (Christopher Zajac / to 2013. “They meant a lot to me,” Bores Special to The Citizen)

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Freimuth, eight others, to be honored Eight coaches and one media member will be honored as 2013 inductees to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame at its 37th annual ceremony on Nov. 21 at the Aqua Turf in Southington at 7 p.m. C o a c h e s R i c h a rd W. Albonizio, John Robert Blomstrann, Robert Stephen Freimuth, Charles Tony Gorman, Jack Hunt posthumously, Dennis Lobo, Fred P. Williams, Terri Ziemnicki and media member Sean Barker will be inducted. Tickets for the dinner are available in advance by contacting the CHSCA office at P.O. Box 632, Southington, CT 06487 or by calling 860628-4122 or e-mailing John Fontana at jfontana01@snet. net. Doors open at 6 p.m. Albonizio has coached football at Greenwich since 1997 winning three state championships. He also won one while at Trinity Catholic in 1993. He has 155 victories at Greenwich and 389 total

coaching career victories, which includes wrestling and track, which he coached at Port Chester (N.Y.), where he was also head football coach. Blomstrann has coached boys soccer at E.O. Smith since 1980. He entered the season with 481 victories and his teams have won five state championships and 21 league titles. Freimuth coached baseball for 27 years at Plainville and also soccer at Bristol Central for seven years. He won five baseball state championships and his teams made eight semif inal appearances. Plainville won nine Northwest Conference titles under Freimuth and he was named CHSCA Coach of the Year in 1997. Gorman coached boys basketball, soccer, baseball and cross country at Henry Abbott Technical from 19671988. He had 270 career basketball victories and won six Western Connecticut Conference championships. He also served as athletic di-

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fices of Dr. Rusty Camp and Dr. Michael Lantiere. Leading up to the inducThe Plainville Sports Hall tion dinner, The Citizen of Fame Class of 2013 is: will take a look at the acBrian Verrastro (PHS complishments of the Hall C l a s s o f 1 9 9 1 ) , Te d of Fame Class of 2013. Christopher (Class of 1976), This week: Darren Raymond (Class of Captain Darren Raymond 1989), Roger Roy (Class of Plainville. wa s a n A l l - S t a t e a n d 1959), and Rhonda Snyder The Hall of Fame banquet three-time All-Northwest Wisniewski (Class of 1997). will be held Saturday, Oct. Conference baseball player, Also being recognized is 5, at Nuchies Restaurant batting .417 with five home the 1937 PHS football team. in Forestville. Tickets are runs and 29 RBI. As a This year’s Distinguished available at the dental of- pitcher, his senior year, he had a 5-2 record with 70 strikeouts and received the Most Valuable Player award. Also, that season he was . selected All-New England, one of only three PHS playCommercial & Residential ers to ever do so. The others are Plainville Sports Hall Driveways • Parking Areas • Paving of Famers Jeff Howes and Concrete & Brick Patios Darren’s brother, Dan. Darren played on Team Retaining Walls • Landscaping, Site Work USA, in the outfield, and 3rd Generation in Paving CT Lic. #558179 batted .450 while competin Japan and Hawaii. For FREE Estimates Call Adrian (860) 747-8481 ing Team USA’s only loss, a 8-7 decision, was to the Hawaii College All-Stars at Aloha with this Stadium. In basketball, as a captain, coupon Darren averaged 15 points, Cannot be combined with other offers or promotions. Exp. 8/31/13 13 rebounds and five blocks per game while jumping center and playing swing forward. His contributions Houses, decks, fences. Local co., earned him the Hustle and satisfaction guar. Insured. Determination Award. Olsen Oil & Power Washing As a senior, Darren received the Male Athlete Press Release

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say, ‘Stop sending the money until the ship ... is back on course.’” Urban criticized the DECD for lax oversight of Amistad America and said she doesn’t believe the agency needs more authority. She said Amistad America has been submitting yearly financial reports to the state and the DECD should have seen that the organization was having problems and informed the legislature. Urban first became concerned about the Amistad earlier this year after learning the organization lost its federal nonprofit status for failing to file required forms with the IRS. DECD officials recently said there was no evidence of impropriety by Amistad America and credited the New Haven-based organization for turning itself around after several years of financial problems, including the loss of $2.2 million a year in federal funding. The state, how-

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said. “This organization is going through a rebirth.” Urban, however, said there’s no proof that Amistad America is turning itself around. She has been questioning the organization’s educational partnership with Love146, a New Haven nonSee Amistad / Page 23

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Thursday Sept. 19 Southington Cheshire open house: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. YMCA Camp Sloper, 1000 East St. Learn about games, crafts, camp-outs, hikes and more for children aged three to 12. For information, call (860) 6218194 or email saltwies@ . Plainville Open Bingo: 6:30 - 10 p.m. Veterans Post Home, 7 Northwest Drive. Veterans of Foreign Wars Madeley-Roberts Post 574 men will host an open bingo every Thursday. For information, call Earl Carey, (860) 747-5400.

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Friday Sept. 20 Southington art exhibit: 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Gallery at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St. Call (860) 6285656 for available viewing times. Plainville vs. Berlin Girls Swimming: 3:30 - 6 p.m. Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way. BHS vs. Plainville.

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Southington Sons of Italy Bus Trip: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. St. Gennaro Italian Festival, New York City, N.Y. There is a cost per person. Call (860) 628-0755 for information.

Southington Parks and Recreation Bus Trip: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Niagara Falls, Sept. 27 - 29. For information and fee, call (860) 276-6219 or visit http://www.southington .org/Parks-Recreation .

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Plainville Rotary Club Meeting: Noon - 2:30 p.m. J. Timothy’s Taverne, 143 New Britain Ave. Club meets Mondays. For information, call Guy Doyon at (860) 793-4113.

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Southington Public Library children’s department picture book theater: 4 - 4:45 p.m. 255 Main St. For information or to register, call Parks and Recreation at (860) 276-6219 or visit www. .

Plainville Public Library “Nutty About Nutmegs Books” discussion: 4 - 5 p.m., 56 E. Main St. This month’s discussion will include a special Skype session with the author, Dee Garretson. Copies of the book are available at the children’s desk.

Southington Parks and Recreation Bus Trip: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. NASCAR racing at Dover Downs, Sept. 28 - 29. For information and fee, call (860) 276-6219 or visit htt p:// Parks-Recreation . Southington Public Library storytelling program: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 255 Main St. No registration is required. For information, call the Children’s Department of the library at (860) 628-0947, ext. 3.

p.m. Memorial Hall, 37 Main St. No tickets needed. A free will offering to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association is appreciated. Refreshments, coffee and tea will be available for a small fee to benefit the Peace Cafe.

Monday Sept. 30 Southington art exhibit: 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Gallery at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St. Call The Orchards at (860) 628-5656 for available viewing times. Plainville vs. Berlin Boys Soccer: 5 - 7 p.m. Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way. BHS vs. Plainville High School. Plainville vs. Berlin Girls Soccer: 7 - 9 p.m. Alumni Field, 47 Robert Holcomb Way. BHS vs. Plainville. Plainville Public Library Family Game Night : 6:30 - 8 p.m. Children’s Department, 56 E. Main St. Share one of our games or bring your own. The library’s board games are best suited for kids ages 3 and up, but all ages are welcome. Plainville Rotary Club Meeting: Noon - 2:30 p.m. J. Timothy’s Taverne, 143 New Britain Ave. Club meets Mondays. For information, call Guy Doyon at (860) 793-4113.

Sunday Sept. 29 Southington Peace Cafe “Autumn Songfest”: 2 - 4

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Thursday Sept. 26

Dog obedience classes

Plainville Open Bingo: 6:30 - 10 p.m. Veterans Post Home, 7 Northwest Drive. Veterans of Foreign Wars Madeley-Roberts Post 574 men will host an open bingo every Thursday. For information, call Earl Carey, (860) 747-5400.

The Recreation Department is sponsoring dog obedience classes. The first class will take place without dogs Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 to 10 a.m. The remaining six classes, with dogs, will be held Saturdays, 9 to 10 a.m. All classes will take place at Norton Park. Classes teach basic dog obedience behavior and control as well as insight on behavior problems for ages six months and up. All vaccinations must be current. To register, or for information, contact the recreation office, (860) 747-6022.

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65th Annual 2013



Appearing on the concert stage: JON PARDI Saturday, 4:00 pm



Berlin’s own DECEPTION FADES BAND - 6:30-9:30 pm, Concert Stage SO WHAT? BAND - 5:00 pm, Concert Stage BMX BIKE STUNT SHOW - 11:00 am, 2:00 & 5:00 pm ALL 3 DAYS FIREWORKS - 9:00 pm


DAN LAROSA’S COMEDY HYPNOTIST SHOW - 12:00 noon, 6:00 pm Black Top Stage, Saturday & Sunday JON PARDI - Country Recording Artist, 4:00 pm, Concert Stage JIMMY STURR & HIS ORCHESTRA - 2:00-5:00 pm, Blacktop Stage STEPHANIE HANSEN BAND - 6:00-9:00 pm, Blacktop Stage

Since 1990, the Woman’s Club of Plainville has given a beautification award for community improvement. The award is presented annually to an individual or business that contributes to help make Plainville a more beautiful place. This year’s recipient is Central Connecticut Dental Group; Dr. Francis Camp, Dr. Stephen Lupini, and Dr. Ralph Sambor. The office, located on Farmington Avenue, is surrounded by impressive trees, shrubs and flowers.


luted by the subject of child sex trafficking. Urban said she also is frustrated the state’s official flagship is now in Puerto Rico during hurricane season being used in the filming of a TV series about pirates, instead of appearing at the Connecticut Schooner Festival in Mystic.

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profit group working to prevent child sex trafficking and exploitation. The two groups will share their messages aboard the Amistad during its travels. She worries the Amistad’s message will be di-



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LEGAL NOTICE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION PLAINVILLE, CONNECTICUT On September 10, 2013, the Plainville Planning and Zoning Commission rendered the following decision: APPROVED a Site Plan Modification for Andrew Kulasenski to conduct a retail activity at 230 South Washington Street - unit #18, in a General Industrial Zone. Respectfully submitted, David Thompson, Secretary Planning and Zoning Commission Dated at Plainville, CT This 11th day of September, 2013

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LincoLn College of New England is accepting applications for a full time Manager of Grounds/Maintenance/Housekeeping for the Southington 30 acre campus. This position will be a working supervisor overseeing several employees and all aspects of grounds, maintenance and housekeeping. Applicants must have 5+ years of maintenance and management experience. A post High School Degree is required and a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Professional experience as a painter or other construction background is highly recommended. MACHINIST- Proficient in all tool room equipment. Applicant must be able to work independently. Prototrack experience A+. Call 203-272-3536.

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Find everything at our Marketplace. CDL DRIVER WANTED- Apply in person w/ abstract and medical card. 50 Leonardo Dr., North Haven, CT. 203-239-2220 CHILD CARE - Seeking dependable, energetic person for full time infant teacher. If you are interested, please contact Michelle or Amber 203-235-8461. Companion/Caregiver Wanted: Part Time Position to provide time off for 24/7 Lilve-In Caregiver for eldery woman in Yalesville. No cleaning or lifting. 12-15 hours per week; hours and days flexible. Call 1 860 918-2410 CUSTOMER Service/Driver Servicing customers on route Mon-Fri, 2-3 days. Strong work ethic and great people skiills. Excellent Pay. Fax resume to: 877 777-4139

TEACHING POSITION (Long-term Substitute) Wallingford Public Schools is seeking CT certified candidates for a long-term substitute School social Worker at the elementary level. Position will be available from October through March. Please fax resume and certification to (203) 949-6551. EOE Three Full time positions open for experienced Hairstylist/Barber. Proficiency with human hair and synthetic wigs or willingness to learn is essential. Positions offer extensive educational opportunities. Serious professionals only need apply to The Hair Spa, 356 Farmington Avenue, Plainville, CT 860.747.4544.

Commercial and Industrial SOUTHINGTON. Prof office space. 200-1100 sq. ft; custom phone system & utils included. Access to major hwys. Starting at $200/mo. 203-592-1941

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Gary Wodatch Debris Removal of Any Kind. Homeowners, contractors. Quick, courteous svc. All calls returned. Ins. #566326. Office 203 2357723 Cell 860 558-5430

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

GARY Wodatch Demolition Svs Sheds, pools, decks, garages. Quick, courteous srv. All calls returned. Ins. #566326. Office 203-2357723/Cell 860-558-5430



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

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Carpentry REPAIRS & Replacement Lg/ Sm, Int/Ext. Stairs, Railing, Decks, Entry, Door, Window, Finish Basement. Complete Home Improvements. I can fix it. Work done by owner. 40+ years exp. Free Est. Ins. #578107 (203) 238-1449

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HEDGE TRIMMING RICK’S AFFORDABLE Pricker Removal, Mowing Soil/Seed, Cleanups. Brush, Tree No Job Too Big or Small. 15 Yrs Exp. 203-530-4447

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

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BUSY MOM’S Cleaning Svc No job is too big/small. Free window svc w/wkly cleaning. Sr disc. 860-839-1707

Junk Removal Pete In the PIckuP Junk Removal and More No Job too Big/Small We Do it All 203-935-7208

WE HAVE DUMP TRUCK We do all the labor. Registered and insured. Free on-site estimate. Call Ed

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Bathroom Remodeling Concrete, Carpentry Tile, Painting Patio & Sidewalk Paving Call 860-628-2236 CT Reg#559333

BILL RUDOLPH LANDSCAPING Certified Installer, Paver, Walks, Patios, Ret. Walls, Stairs, Shrub Replacement, Landscape Design/ Renov., Mulch/Stone, Waterfalls/Ponds, Lawn Repair/Install, Drainage/ Backhoe Work. Bus. 30 + yrs. We’re on Angie’s List! Free Est. HIC#0563661 203-237-9577

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COSTAS Landscaping. Tree removal, chipper work, climbing, patios, comm/resid mowing mulch, stone, more. Free scrap removal. CT Reg #635676. 860-729-2971 or 860-358-9696.


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BEAUTIFUL FARM FRESH Screened Top Soil, Fill, Sand & Stone, Mulch. Picked up or delivered. No min. Cariati Developers, Inc.Please 203-238-9846 call for

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Painting & Wallpapering Painting, interior & exterior, power washing, repair/ removal of wallpaper, popcorn ceiling & drywall. Lic/ hic 0637346. For free est call Mike 860-794-7127.

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

A PRESSURELESS HOUSECLEANING The Powerwashing Kings Others Wash - We Clean! Gutter black lines & Streaks, Green Mold, Black Mildew, Dirt, Grease & Grime - GONE! 203-631-3777 860-839-1000 thepowerwashingkings. com POWERWASHING Houses, decks, fences. Local co., satisfaction guar. Ins. Olsen Oil & Power Washing 203-272-2699 POWER WASHING IS SPRING ClEANING On the outside. FREE ESTIMATES. #569127 Call Kevin 203-440-3279 POWER Wash M.D Houses, Gutters, Vinyl, Aluminum, & Decks, driveways & sidewalks. Free Est. Call (203) 630-9832

Siding CPI Home ImProvement Highest Quality-Kitchen, Bath, Siding, Roofing, Windows, Remodeling, Decks, Gutters, Additions, Credit cards accepted 203-634-6550 CT Reg #0632415

You name it with Marketplace, anything goes. Gonzalez ConstruCtion Roofing, siding, windows, decks, gutters & remodeling. 203-639-0032 info@ Fully Lic & Ins Reg #577319

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

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Roofing CHLOE’S Home Solutions LLC Quality Products, Prompt Service and Excellent Installation at Fair Prices. Roofing, Siding, Decks, Paint, Home Repairs & Remodels. Licensed and Insured. HIC #631419 Credit Cards Accepted Call (203) 631-2991

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Siding, Roofing Windows, Decks Sunrooms, Additions 203-237-0350 CT Reg. #516790

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Apartments For Rent

Apartments For Rent


CHESHIRE - 4 ROOMS Appliances, 1 Level, Deck. Incl Heat. No Pets. Convenient to 691 & 84. Lease. $1200/Mo. Call 203-393-1117

MERIDEN - 3 bdrm, 2nd floor incl. heat/hot water, hardwood floors, appl, off St. prk. N/S/pets. $1,150/ mo. 203-444-5722

SOUTHINGTON Immediate Occupancy 2 BR apt, large kit w/ref & range. Ample storage space, off st parking, safe, quiet residential neighborhood. 1st flr. No smoking, no pets. $875 plus utils. Call 860 628-8386

RAP A PONY FARM Wallingford. Family horses for lease or sale. English/Western. By week or month. Call for prices/ times. 203-265-3596.

MERIDEN. Sunset views of Castle Craig. 1 BR, West side. New carpet & floors. Off st parking. H & HW. Owner on premises. $650 + sec & refs. 203-272-4279.

MERIDEN 3 BR, 3rd Floor. LR, DR, Kitchen, & Storage. Clean! $900/mo. Sec 8 Approved. Call (203) 440-0751

WALLINGFORD 2 BR Apts Very nice-updated. WD hookups, off St parking. $1000/Mo. Refs, Good credit required. 203 605-2005

MERIDEN 5 BR, 2 Baths LR & Kitchen 21 Madison Avenue $1,500/month 203 565-4719

YALESVILLE-1St flr, 2bedrm apt, off st. parking, laundry room, big yrd, no pets, 6 mo. lease, Wilcox Ln. 203-265-3939

MERIDEN ATKINS ST. 1 bedroom apt. $625/month negotiable. Section 8 OK. Large backyard, off street parking. 203-494-5732 MERIDEN 1023 Old Colony Rd. 2 BR Available Starting at $800. Heat & HW incl. 203-886-7016

MERIDEN Clean 1 Rm Efficiency 2nd Fl. Randolph Ave. Utils included. No pets. $450. 2 mos sec. Credit check required. 203-284-0597

MERIDEN 1-2 BR Hubbard Park Central Air/Heat. 775 West Main Street. $795$995/mo. + utils. No pets. Call Chino 203 935-6224 or Niki 203 992-5605

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MERIDEN- 2 bedroom, 2nd floor, newly remodeled, appliances included, washer/dryer hookup, fenced in backyard. Section 8 welcome. $850. 203-671-3112. MERIDEN 2 BR, 5 Rooms. 3rd Fl. Stove & Refrigerator included. Off Street Parking. No Pets. Utilities not incl. $775. 203 605-5691 MERIDEN 2 BRs Heat & hot water included. Off street parking. $900/mo. 203-639-8751 MERIDEN 2br townhouse, Sm. quiet complex, 1.5 ba, wall to wall, hookups, large closets, deck, assign parking, easy Hwy. access, NO PETS. Credit chk, $1,000. + util. 203-269-9755

MERIDEN Cottage St. 2-3 BRs. Unique. 2 Flrs. Off St. Parking. No pets. Sec. $1000/mo. 203 715-5488

MERIDEN Crown Village 1 BR. $800/month Sec & Refs. 1st Fl. H & HW incl. Call Andrea Maier Property Mgmt. 203 235-1000 MERIDEN East Side 2 BR. 2nd Fl. All appliances, garage. No pets or smoking. $1050/mo + sec & refs. 860 919-1741 MERIDEN Nice 2 bedroom, deposit, credit reference, no pets. 25 Griswold St. $850. Call 203-675-0171 or 203317-7222. MERIDEN- Nice 2 BR. No pets. $795 per mo, Deposit, Credit & References. 25 Griswold Street. Please Call 203-238-1890

North Haven Meadowstone Motel Off I-91. Satellite TV. Short Stay/ Daily/ Wkly. On Bus Line. 203-239-5333

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Apartments For Rent MERIDEN Rm For Rent. All Utils incl. Share Kitchen, Bath & Living Rm. Washer & Dryer. Off St Parking. $125/ Wk. 2 Wks Sec. $50 Key Deposit. 203 605-8591 PLAINVILLE. Modern 1 BR, on pond. Include Appl, parking, laundry. $550/mo plus util. No pets. Call 860826-6757 SOUTHINGTON 1 BR, 4 Rm, 2nd FL, near hospital, A/C, stove & refrig, WD hookup. Utilities not incl. Ref & sec dep req. 860 621-2693

LHASO-APSO PuPPieS for sale, great with kids, hair not fur, prior litter has gotten excellent feedback, $450, 860-335-0169. YORKIES, Bulldogs, Chihuahua, Bostons, Beagles, Shih Tzus, Huskies, Schnoodles, American Staffordshire Terrier Bulldogs, Bengal Kittens. Mixed Breeds, Rescues Available. $150 plus. Call (860) 930-4001


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Wood / Fuel & Heating Equip EARLY SALE! Cleanest seasoned firewood in the state! $210 Full cord delivered. Discounts over 2, over 4 and picked up. South Meriden. Mike 203 631-2211 New 33 Ton Splitter, 2 Way Split, Tow, Honda Motor, TroyBilt, $2800 New; $2000 or best offer. Come Run it. Mike 203-631-2211

PISTOL PERMIT Or Long Gun Certificate Required for Connecticut Residents. 1 Session, $110. 203 415-1144 Cindy’s UniqUe shop ConsiGnMenT 32 norTh Colony sT WallinGford (203) 269-9341 2 levels, 1800 SF of Consigned Home Decor & Furnishings. 30 Day Layaways Available. $5 Off a purchase $25 or more. $10 off a purchase $100 or more. Check us out on Facebook. Ample Free Parking in Our Lot. Free Gift w/$15 or more purchase. Summer Hours Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri 9:30-5 Thurs 9:30-6, Sat 10-5, Sun Closed

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ALL CASH FOR MILITARY ITEMS Jewelry 203-237-6575

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AFFORDABLE Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators and Stoves. Appliance Repairs Will Deliver (203) 284-8986

Miscellaneous For Sale DISH TV Retailer. Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) & High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available.) SAVE! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 1-800-908-5380 FREE Horse Manure Call Mike 203-599-8915

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OLD TOOLS WANTED, always buying old, used hand tools, carpentry, machinist, & engraving & 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

If you can’t find it in Marketplace it’s not for sale. SECOND GENERATION Buys Napier items, costume jewelry, musical instruments, silver, estates & Winchester. 203-639-1002 TRUMPET Wanted for elementary school child, gently used. Please call 203-265-5713 WANTED Swords, daggers, helmets, medals etc. Call 203-238-3308

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DINING ROOM Set, Italian lacquer, w/6 chairs & beautiful hutch. $500. King Br, set, headboard, 2 night stands, triple dresser w/mirror, dresser & armoire. $300. 203-4946115

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SNOW Blower, 22”, electric start, used one year. $500 firm. Wood chipper, good condition, up to 2” logs. $200 firm. 203-634-1818

SEASONED Firewood. Cut & split. Delivered or pick up. 18-20”. $200/cord. $125/ half cord. 203-294-1775

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