Page 22 Thursday, October 30, 2014 The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains – Fanwood TIMES Hale Speaker to Discuss Volunteering at Museum WESTFIELD — Former Westfield arts, loves learning about it, and can resident Freia Mitarai will discuss afford working without pay should be “The Volunteer Program at the Met- happy to have the opportunity of volunteering in a museum.” ropolitan Museum of A past executive diArt, New York City” in rector of the Westfield the final 2014 presentaFoundation and former tion of the Anne and Lee president of the Hale Speaker Series. The Westfield Day Care Centalk is slated for Wednester Auxiliary, Ms. day, November 5, at 7 Mitarai also was active p.m., at the Westfield in many other commuMemorial Library. The nity organizations durlibrary is located at 550 ing the years she resided East Broad Street. in Westfield. Ms. Mitarai, now a The Speaker Series, Manhattan resident, behosted by the Friends of came a volunteer before the Westfield Memorial working her way up to Library, is named after serve as the museum’s Freia Mitarai the late Anne Hale, a volunteers manager, a post she held for a few years begin- library patron who died in 2007, and ning in 2008. Under her direction, her husband, Lee, a longtime comapproximately 1,400 volunteers as- munity volunteer who passed away sisted the museum as tour guides, last year. Funding is provided by the information desk workers, research- Thomas Glasser Foundation and the ers and in other capacities. She re- Anne and Lee Hale Fund. This talk will be open to the public mains a member of the museum’s Volunteer Organization Executive but pre-registration is required by registering online at wmlnj.org and clickCommittee. A native of Germany, Ms. Mitarai ing on the Online Calendar, or by has said that “anyone who enjoys the calling (908) 789-4090, extension 0. F-SP Service League Shop To Hold Doll and Toy Sale SCOTCH PLAINS — The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League Thrift Shop, located at 1741 East Second Street, Scotch Plains, will hold its annual Doll and Toy Sale from Tuesday, November 4, to Saturday, November 8. Service League volunteers have collected merchandise for this special sale throughout the year. A wide variety of items will be featured, including books, games, toys, Legos and dolls. The dolls will include baby dolls, international and holiday dolls, collector and vintage dolls, and a couple of American Girl dolls. This year’s sale will feature a MarianYu heirloom doll and anAshton Drake Galleries “Peggy Sue” doll. Accessories such as clothes, cradles, beds and carry baskets also will be available. According to the Service League, all dolls and toys are new or gently used and are in great condition. Customers also will find the shop decked out for the upcoming holidays with a huge array of seasonal decorations, wreaths, ornaments, linens, china, glassware, wrappings and other merchandise. This will be in addition to the usual selection of modestly-priced clothing and accessories for the whole family. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that has served the local communities since 1974. Since its founding, the League has donated more than $1.1 million to local causes. Any- AARP Chapter Posts Meeting on Monday WESTFIELD — The Westfield Area A.A.R.P. Chapter 4137 will meet on Monday, November 3, at 1 p.m., at the Scotch Hills Country Club, located at Jerusalem Road and Plainfield Avenue in Scotch Plains. Sharon Morgan, admissions director at the Genesis Eldercare Westfield Center on Lamberts Mill Road in Westfield, will discuss the importance of good nutrition for the senior population. She will give attendees examples of healthful breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Additionally, she will address the topic “Hospitals, Then and Now,” which will cover the many changes over the years in a hospital setting. The emphasis will be on admission versus observation, where people think they are going to be admitted when they are only being observed. One person will be the recipient of a $25 gift card in a drawing, compliments of Ms. Morgan. A business meeting, refreshments and fellowship will follow the program. Those planning to attend the chapter’s holiday lunch on Monday, December 1, at Giovanna’s Restaurant in Plainfield are asked to pay at the November meeting. The cost of $30 covers the full meal and gratuity. For details and reservations, call Chris Weiss at (908) 322-6198. PUBLIC NOTICE TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following Ordinance was passed on first reading by the Township Council of the Township of Scotch Plains, County of Union, New Jersey on the 21st of OCTOBER 2014, and that said Ordinance will be considered for final adoption at a meeting of the said Township Council to be held in the Council Chambers, 430 Park Avenue, on the 12th day of NOVEMBER 2014 at 7:00 p.m., at which time and place a public hearing will be held prior to final passage of said Ordinance and all interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning the same. Copies of said Ordinance can be obtained from the Township Clerk’s Office at any time prior to final adoption at no cost to any member of the general public who requests same. ORDINANCE NO. 2014-9 ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER X ENTITLED “PARKS AND GOLF COURSES” BY ESTABLISHING FEES FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY MEMBERS, VETERANS AND VOLUNTEER FIRE AND RESCUE SQUAD MEMBERS. BOZENA LACINA, RMC Municipal Clerk 1 T - 10/30/14, The Times Fee: $30.09 one interested in learning more about the League or League membership is invited to call (908) 322-5420, visit scotchplainsthriftshop.weebly.com or speak to any volunteers at the shop. Individuals also are invited to check out the organization’s Facebook page, “Fanwood-Scotch Plains Service League,” and give a “Like.” Thrift shop hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Gently-used donations are always welcome during business hours. Free parking is available on the street and in the rear of the building. Visitors should enter the parking lot via Willow Avenue. Tiny Tim Fund Seeks Carolers For Dec. 3 SCOTCH PLAINS — The annual Tiny Tim Fund Caroling Night is scheduled for Wednesday, December 3, between 4 and 8 p.m. Small groups of residents of Fanwood and Scotch Plains will sing seasonal songs door-to-door in their neighborhoods and collect donations for the Tiny Tim Fund. This non-profit organization, formed in 1983, provides financial assistance where necessary to children with medical needs who reside in either town. Since this is the organization’s sole fund-raising event, many groups of both children and adults are needed to make it a success. Anyone interested in doing a community service while having fun is encouraged to form a new group or to join an existing one. For further information and to receive materials for participating groups, call Barbara Anilo at (908) 322-4472 or Mari McDevitt at (908) 233-6513. Light refreshments will be served at the Stage House Inn on Park Avenue in Scotch Plains, where carolers will return their canisters with the donations collected. F-SP Announce Parade, Contests For Halloween FANWOOD — The annual Fanwood and Scotch Plains Halloween Parade and Costume Contest will take place tomorrow, Friday, October 31, sponsored by the Fanwood and Scotch Plains recreation commissions. The festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. with Trunk or Treat. Trick-ortreaters who come to the Fanwood Memorial Library parking lot, located at North and Forest Avenues, will be able to select treats from car trunks full of surprises. The trunks will close by 6 p.m. The parade will start immediately afterward. Children and adults should assemble in front of the library by 6 p.m. The parade will depart at 6:15 p.m. for LaGrande Park in Fanwood. Once the parade arrives at LaGrande Park, at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Costume Contest will begin for children of all ages. Anyone who wants to enter a pumpkin in the Jack-o-Lantern Contest should bring his or her carved creation to the park and fill out an entry form by 6:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes and the best jack-o-lanterns. Free cider, doughnuts and coffee will be available. PUBLIC NOTICE TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS NOTICE OF MEETING DATE CHANGE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Township Council of the Township of Scotch Plains has changed the date of their November Conference/Business Meeting. The regularly scheduled meeting of: November 11, 2014 has been changed to November 12, 2014. Meeting start time is 7:00 p.m. The meetings will be held in the Council Chambers of the Scotch Plains Municipal Building, 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey. The Township of Scotch Plains does not discriminate against persons with disabilities. Those individuals requiring auxiliary aids and services where necessary must notify the ADA Coordinator of the Township of Scotch Plains at least seventy-two (72) hours in advance of the meeting. BOZENA LACINA Municipal Clerk 1 T - 10/30/14, The Leader Fee: $22.44 A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION Recent Home Sales Brunswick Universal Realty, LLC to Public Service Electric and Gas Company, 1532 Front Street, $700,000. Deborah Littman to TovahSegelman, 1533 East 2nd Street Unit D13, $224,000. Joanne A. Hall to Youssef Nan, 545 Farley Avenue, $220,500. John Andrew Ploeg and John Ploeg to Patrick and Magalie Bolivar, 1616 Front Street, $310,000. Christianna Trust to Anthony Di Donato, 327 Hoe Avenue, $215,000. Christopher and Winnie Kistler to Alexandra Legrou and Christiane Miguel, 335 Sycamore Avenue, $318,000. Birten Kafescioglu to Nicole Drawsand, 18 Village Park Court, $285,000. Adam and Barbara Matty to Megan E. Murray, 416 Flanders Avenue, $385,000. Harriet C. Lifson to Leonid and Ellana Tsvayberg, 530 Park Avenue, $130,000. Herbert H. Goss Revocabletrust to Patricia Fabizio, 530 Park Avenue, $158,000. Alex DiPace to AIS Partner, 511 Park Avenue, $325,000. Gus and Dianne Rotella to 426 Forest Road LLC., 426 Forest Road, $317,000. Robert Casey to Daniel and Abigail Priece, 1993 Westfield Avenue, $249,000. Melissa Schwartzman to Jason and Emily J. Guerrasio, 2012 Birch Street, $445,000.. Pantaleao and Maria Rebimbas to Andrew and Angela Koutoudis, 2072 Mountain Avenue, $465,000. 2266 Westfield Ave LLC. to Gary T. and Gary M. Pupa, 2266 Westfield Avenue, $465,000. Stephanie A. Mitterhoff to Christopher and Sheila B. Racinez, 3 Nicole Court, $696,000. Mathew D. and Elizabeth Mason to Ashwani and Alokparna B. Monga, 7 Nicole Court, $678,000. Richard K. Gans to Edward and Fiona Cholar, 2320 Coles Avenue, $260,000. Louis and Maria Mattielli to Jessica M. Fessock and Marisa Lobrace, 2347 Gales Court, $460,000. George De Rose to Matthew and Mary Chliek, 239 Elm Court, $352,500. Eleanor V. Fuller to Carlos E. Marques and C. Rodrigues, 210 Watchung Terrace, $270,000. Francis P. and Ericka J. Briamonte to Thomas Edward and Marisol L. Eisner, 429 Henry Street, $465,000. Adrianne J. Gaal to James P. and Carolyn R. Reilly, 506 Victor Street, $375,000. Timothy and Ericka Schreck to Thomas and Annie Schaefer, 2397 Westfield Avenue, $405,000. Dianne Stanton to Michael and Christine Davis, 543 Victor Street, $365,000. Richard Leibowitz to Diane Di Muzio, 549 Jerusalem Road, $425,000. Edward J/Lee Shin and NancyYing Ying to Kawei Tsang and Ali F. Kayaten, 103 Donato Circle, $345,000. Westfield Monday, October 20, Lauren M. Rawicz, 44, of Bridgewater was arrested on an active Bridgewater warrant for $165 pursuant to a motor vehicle stop in the area of West South Avenue near Hort Street. She was transported to police headquarters, where she was processed and released after posting full bail. Tuesday, October 21, John H. Clark, 48, of Jersey City was arrested on two counts of shoplifting on the 300 block of East South Avenue. According to police, merchandise valued at $490 was taken from a business during two separate incidents. Bail was issued in the amount of $2,500. Authorities also confirmed that there were four additional outstanding criminal warrants for Clark from the municipalities of Greenwich, Wayne, Roselle Park and Lawrence, totaling $1,900 bail. Police said Clark was held in lieu of posted bail. Wednesday, October 22, Justin Shefton, 27, of Newark was arrested on an outstanding Newark warrant subsequent to a traffic stop at Rahway Avenue and Lamberts Mill Road. He was transported to police headquarters, processed and released after posting $50 bail. Saturday, October 25, Alex Benavides, 33, of Westfield was arrested on an outstanding Union Township warrant after turning himself in at Westfield police headquarters. He was released after posting $215 bail. Sunday, October 26, Terrell Bagley, 19, of Linden was arrested at Roselle Park police headquarters on an outstanding Westfield traffic warrant for $378. He was released after posting bail. Sunday, October 26, a resident of the 1000 block of Seward Avenue reported being the victim of a burglary and theft. Someone unknown gained entry to the victim’s motor vehicle, but it was not known at the time of the report what items had been taken. The incident occurred on Seward Avenue. Sunday, October 26, a resident of the 600 block of Willow Grove Road reported being the victim of a burglary and theft. One or more unknown suspects gained entry to the victim’s car and removed items valued at $220, according to police. The vehicle was parked in the victim’s driveway at the time the incident occurred. Cranford Saturday, October 18, Dylan Ferrao, 22, of White House Station and Robert Espaillat, 23, of Colonia were arrested on charges of possession of suspected marijuana and possession of paraphernalia following a stop at a DWI (driving while intoxicated) checkpoint. Monday, October 20, Jessie Brooks, 51, of Piscataway was charged with DWI following a motor vehicle stop. Tuesday, October 21, Jeffrey Siberon, 49, of Elizabeth was charged with DWI following a motor vehicle stop. Fanwood: 07/03/14 Douglas and Elizabeth Herko to Robert M. and Dawn M. Wiseman, 71 Watson Road, $530,000. Mitchell L. and Cheryl A. Bruntel to Defa F. Bintou Kane, 43 Ashworth Court, $375,000. Scotch Plains: 07/03/14 IN APPRECIATION...Scotch Plains Mayor Kevin Glover, left, and Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr present Peter J. Chemidlin, president of Family Investors Company in Fanwood, with a plaque in gratitude for his company’s support of the annual Memorial Day concert. NYU Professor to Spotlight Bavaria Oktoberfest Nov. 5 WESTFIELD — Bavaria and its Famous Oktoberfest will be the topic of Professor John Rossi at the First Wednesday Luncheon of the Westfield Historical Society on November 5. It will begin at noon at the Echo Lake Country Club, located at 515 Springfield Avenue in Westfield. The First Oktoberfest was held in 1810 to celebrate the October 12 marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities, held on the fields in front of the city gates, to publicly acknowledge this royal event. They served the stored beer before the beginning of the new brewing season. For more than 25 years at New York University, Professor Rossi has educated and inspired numerous students on subjects such as South American Studies, the Alaskan Frontier, Economics and Finance. During his tenure there, he has given many lectures and traveled extensively. Some of his adventures include travel to Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico and Alaska. Professor Rossi has published several articles for McGrawHill and has been a guest speaker on the popular cable program BIZTECH, where he discussed finance. He has presented enrichment talks, for the cruise industry, on subjects including the Final Frontier, the Mayan Civilization and the Panama Canal. He also volunteers his time teaching senior citizens basic computer skills at SeniorNet. All those who wish to attend the luncheon are asked to make a reservation by calling (908) 233-2930 by noon on Monday, November 3. The cost of the luncheon is $30 for Westfield Historical Society members and $35 for non-members and includes a three-course meal, coffee/ tea and gratuity. Joyce Greaves Codrington to Federico and Rosijer Lopez, 242 Pinehurst Avenue, $281,000. Union County Sheriff to LNV Corporation, 319 Myrtle Avenue, $1,290. Jeffrey and Venessa Romond to Rebekah and Steve M. Unger Jr., 188 Watchung Terrace, $337,500. Stephen J. and Nancy L. Salvati to William R. and Alexis T. Bickford, 333 Henry Street, $477,500. Alexander and Maya Kovalyov to Camaal M. and Laura A. Benoit, 73 Glenside Avenue, $487,000. JP Family Home Investment Inc. to Jessica Giangaspero and Natalie Zarrillo, 1611 Cooper Road, $610,000. John and Susan C. Morrow to Mark J. Ericksen, 7 Karen Court, $675,000. Walter L. and Jean A. Schroder to Jinal and Marina Shah, 2 Kevin Road, $530,000. Scotch Plains: 08/15/14 Westfield Area Y to Host Medicare Health Fair WESTFIELD — The Westfield Area Y, located at 220 Clark Street in Westfield, will host a Medicare Health Fair on Tuesday, November 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be free for Medicare beneficiaries. Lunch will be included. This comprehensive event will include bone density testing for osteoporosis, abdominal aorta ultrasound for aneurysms, a cardiac care assessment, computerized vascular and nerve testing, a podiatric evaluation for lower-leg circulation, tobacco-use counseling, vision testing, lab testing and other services. Dr. Robert Boyd from the Woodbridge Medical Group, along with his staff, will meet with participants, gather medical and family history, and develop a testing and screening schedule and personalized prevention plan for each patient, including recommendations for diet, exercise and safety. A five-year health plan which outlines health recommendations for the next five years will be included. Individuals are welcome to participate in as many or as few of the services as they choose. All services are completely covered by Medicare through the prevention services program. Within two to three weeks of the Medicare Health Fair, copies of all reports and tests will be provided in a sealed envelope for each participant. The packets will be dropped off to Lynne Applebaum, the Y’s associate health and wellness/membership director, for distribution directly to the patients. Interested persons are required to register by Saturday, November 8, online at westfieldynj.org or at the Welcome Center at the Main Y Facility. For more information, call Lynne at (908) 233-2700, extension no. 239, or e-mail [email protected] CSH to Host Free Workshop Regarding Estate Planning MOUNTAINSIDE — The Children’s Specialized Hospital (CSH) Foundation will host a free estate planning workshop on Friday, November 7, from noon to 2 p.m., at the 150 New Providence Road location in Mountainside. The workshop will include practical advice and tips on where to start estate planning, provided by trust and estate attorneys Anita Siegel, Esq.; Barbara Doyle Frantz, Esq., and Robert W. Cockren, Esq. CSH, the largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the country, treats children affected by brain injury, spinal cord injury, premature birth, autism, developmental delays, and life-changing illnesses at 12 sites throughout New Jersey. The Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation supports the programs and services at the hospital including outpatient therapies, physician specialty services, acute rehabilitation, medical day care and long-term care. A charitable bequest in a will or PUBLIC NOTICE TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following Ordinance was finally adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Scotch Plains, County of Union, New Jersey, on the 21st day of October 2014. ORDINANCE NO. 2014-8 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 22-08 ESTABLISHING SALARIES AND WAGES FOR CERTAIN MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES OF THE SCOTCH PLAINS PUBLIC WORKS AND RECREATION ASSOCIATION FOR CONTRACT YEARS 2014 THROUGH 2016. BOZENA LACINA, RMC MUNICIPAL CLERK 1 T - 10/30/14, The Times Fee: $20.40 trust allows a donor to make a contribution to CSH without affecting the donor’s cash flow during their lifetime. The seminar will address estate planning and charitable bequests. This workshop also will include lunch for attendees and tours of the facility after the program. Interested persons are asked to respond by Friday, October 31, to Kimberly Armenti at (908) 301-5462 or [email protected] ACGNJ Meeting On Tap Nov. 7 SCOTCH PLAINS — The Amateur Computer Group of New Jersey (ACGNJ) will offer part two of a survey of UNIX commands (kz), Linux presentation at its meeting on Friday, November 7, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Club member Scot Jenkins, who previously spoke to the group last month, is giving an a-z tour of some of the programs found in / usr/bin and describing their usage. The focus will be on commands that are found on the widest range of most UNIX variants. Programs with more peculiar usage will be demonstrated. The intent is to make audience members aware of the varied utilities that are available to them and to explain commands with more unusual usage. During this second talk, Mr. Jenkins will pick up with commands in the k-z range. Meetings of the ACGNJ are held on the second floor of the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad building, located at 1916 Bartle Avenue. There is no charge to participate. For directions to the rescue squad building, visit acgnj.org or call (908) 246-0410. Senior Council Health Fair To Be Held November 9 MOUNTAINSIDE — The Senior Citizens Council of Union County will hold its ninth annual Health and Lifestyle Fair on Thursday, November 6, at L’Affaire Fine Catering, located at 1099 Route 22 East in Mountainside. In addition to providing health screenings and a wide range of information on health-care concerns and lifestyle issues, such as recreational programs and in-home care, this year’s event will focus on “Sight, Sound and Motion.” Doors will open at 8:45 a.m. with exhibits and free on-site screenings. A continental breakfast will be served, followed by a special presentation beginning at 10:15 a.m. Among the guest speakers will be Phil Colombrita, orthopedic service manager at the Joint Replacement Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Rahway, who will discuss what a person can expect in terms of preand post-replacement, length of hospital stays and what the future holds in terms of implantation. Also on the panel will be Drs. Smita Hiremath and Linda DiLiberto, audiologists from Overlook Medical Center, and Dr. Ari Eckman from Trinitas Regional Medical Center, who will speak about the effect of diabetes on eyesight. As in the past, attendees also will be able to take advantage of the free on-site health screenings from local hospitals including Overlook, Trinitas Regional Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson, in addition to hearing tests. Screenings will be available from 9 a.m. through noon. Additionally, Walgreens will provide on-site flu and pneumonia shots. “The goal of the Union County Senior Council Health Fair is to provide our seniors with useful information,” said Ellen Steinberg, chairwoman of the Union County Senior Citizens Council. “Tips and strategies to improve our health and lifestyle are at the top of our list.” There is no charge for this program, but interested persons are asked to RSVP. For more information or to respond, call the Union County Senior Citizens Council at (908) 964-7555. The Union County Senior Citizens Council is a notfor-profit organization devoted to the needs of older Americans, their families and caregivers.
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