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Crime rate is down in township BY VINCENT A. DE MURO JR. Staff Writer


urglaries, aggravated assaults and rapes increased in South Brunswick last year, while other categories of violent and nonviolent crime decreased, according to recently released state crime figures. According to the 1995 Uniform Crime Report compiled by the Uniform Crime Division of the New Jersey State police, South Brunswick's 1995 crime index was 633, down from 649 the previous year. The crime index includes four categories of violent crime: murder, rape, robber and aggravated assault; and three of nonviolent crime: burglary, larceny and motor vehicle theft. Statistics also are included for arson, domestic violence and bias crime. South Brunswick's total crime rate per 1,000 residents decreased from 25.2 to 20.5. With an estimated 1994 population of 30,932, the 41-square-mile township had a small increase in the violent crime rate per 1,000 residents, from 0.8 to 1.0 in 1995. The nonviolent crime rate per 1,000 dropped from 24.3 to 19.5. South Brunswick Police Department public information officer Lt. Ron Schmalz said the slight increase in violent crime should not overshadow the significant reductions in nonviolent crime and bias crimes. Violent crimes increased from 21 to 31, with the majority of that increase coming from aggravated assaults, which rose from 17 in 1994 to 25 last year. "Violent crime, from a police perspective, is a different type of crime to target," Schmalz said. The categories of murder, rape and aggravated assault are generally committed by suspects known to the victim, he said. Schmalz said there is no real way that police can provide proactive measures to enforce the law in violent crime categories. Aggravated assault occurs most often in familiar or domestic situations, Schmalz said. Last year's Continued on page 10

Middlesex County officials are examining a proposal to include Davidson Mill Pond in a 3,000-acre open space plan. For the story, see page 3. (Photo by Jackie Pollack)

More water woes reported BY VINCENT A. DE MURO JR. Staff Writer


looding is again a concern of the township, but this time off Route L Residents of the Monmouth Mobile Home Park on Route 1 south, just before the New Street intersection, have also been experiencing improper drainage and run-off from rain waters. Residents of Beekman Manor in Kendall Park experienced numerous problems earlier this summer. Woodlot Park, which borders the mobile home park, is also a concern, as residents believe it is runoff from the park that is flooding their properties. John Brown, a Carol Road resident, asked township officials at Monday's Township Committee meeting what they intend to do about the improper drainage affecting the mobile park. "There is not a big enough culvert there along Route 1 to catch all the water," Brown said. "People's yards are

getting flooded right up to their front Nieman said that the hotel will be required to remove an overgrowth of doors." Brown told committee members vegetation in the area and maintain the how some residents have been flooded lawn on their property. in as a result of the heavy rains, and that Barbara Crawford, another electrical boxes outside the mobile Monmouth Mobile Home Park resident homes have shorted due to the moisture, was at the meeting the mayor held with causing potential fire hazards. residents and accused the township of Mayor Ted Van Hessen said he and dragging the pace by not providing the township officials have met with a proper engineering services quickly group of home owners at the park to enough to examine the problem. discuss what can be done. "There are 'This is a safety concern," Crawford two things we are doing right now," said. "There are children who live in Van Hessen said. "First, there is action this park; you are gettingridof the firm being taken with the Red Roof Inn, and you already have." second, we are hiring an engineering Van Hessen explained that the townfirm to address the run off from ship did hire an engineering firm to look Woodlot Park. into the drainage problem, but that a Township officials said that the conflict of interest made it necessary to owners of the Red Roof Inn, which bor- dismiss the firm, B2A/Survsat, Belle ders the property on New Road, have Mead, which.previously did survey been negligent in maintaining the land- work for the mobile home park. scaping around a stream on their properTownship officials are currently ty, which may be contributing to the looking for another firm. Once a report improper draining of the area. is generated, Van Hessen said action Business Administrator Donato will be taken to rectify the problem.




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Jamesburg mayor $ 2 million richer JAMESBURG — No one ever thinks it could happen to them, until it does. Mayor Joseph Dipicrro, 55, certainly wasn't expecting to win the lottery when he slopped into Jamesburg Deli on Gatzmer Avenue last Thursday morning for a buttered roll. But last Friday morning, he found out thai he was the sole winner of $2 million in the New Jersey Lottery. "It's a little bit more than what I make as mayor," Dipicrro said with a laugh. He will be paid $100,000 a year over the next 20 years — actually $70,000 annually after Uncle Sam takes his share. Dipicrro said he keeps a lottery card on the sun visor of his car, but he hadn't played in two months. "I play sporadically," he said. "I had an extra $5 that day, so I figured I'd get a ticket." The winning numbers — 1,4, 8, 14, 20, and 23 — arc the birth dates of his parents, brother, two sisters and himself. Dipicrro said he always plays the same six numbers. "It was a good Wake~up call," he said of hearing the numbers announced over the radio. "I was very much surprised and excited, and pretty much not believing it until I confirmed it with lottery headquarters." But the mayor, who plans on treating himself to a new set of golf clubs with his windfall, said he doesn't expect the money to change him, and he certainly doesn't plan on retiring from his position with Gandy Realty in Jamesburg or stepping down from his term as mayor. "I really like what I'm doing," he said. "If I didn't like what I was doing, maybe I'd quit, but I'm not ready to retire." As far as being mayor goes, he said, "I started it, and I intend to follow it through to the end of my term."

And although he said his wife Hiltrud may cut back her hours as a teller at Ocean Federal Bank, she's not about to retire either. Dipicrro said he's considering using some of the money to help the financially troubled borough, although he's not sure what he can do. "Even if I donated it all, it wouldn't have much of an impact. Maybe I can buy some trash cans and put them around town," he said. Winning the lottery has brought some instant celebrity to the borough and to the mayor, who was interviewed by CBS radio on Sunday and by ABC Eyewitness News on Monday. "I hope it results in positive publicity for Jamesburg," he said. "I told (the reporters), if anyone really wants to win the lottery, they should leave their towns and move to Jamesburg." Dipierro is the fifth person from the borough in the past 40 years to win the milliondollar jackpot, he said. "A lot of people have called to wish me well, and they said, 'It couldn't happen to a nicer person,' " the mayor said. "I told them, 'Sure it could. If it happened to you it would have been nicer.' " Dipierro also plans to use the money to pay some of his mortgage and help out his three daughters if they need it. He also may fulfill a lifelong fantasy of playing baseball with the New York Mets by attending "Fantasy Dream Week" in Port Saint Lucie, Fla. Jay Patel, manager of Jamesburg Deli, said that the sale of lottery tickets has increased about 20 percent since Dipierro wpn the lottery. — Gina Bothner

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Davidson Mill Road resident Angelo Franchette has been lobbying the state for the acquisition and development of open space land in Middlesex County for the past three years. A lifelong resident of the township, Franchette said he would like to see more done in the way of preserving open space. "Just like you need a truck route like 522, you've got to make adjustments for open space," Franchette said. "You've got to have a balance between development and open space." Recently, the County Board of Chosen Freeholders approved a resolution that established the implementation of an open space and farm land preservation trust fund. Franchetle, witli the help of the township Department of Recreation and Community Affairs, has submitted a proposal to the county to link South Brunswick with its neighboring municipalities. "My goal is for South Brunswick to lead the way in developing open space so that other municipalities may follow," Franchette said. Franchette is working with the Middlesex County Open Space and Recreation Public Advisory Committee to develop an open space program with an estimated 7,000 acres. In addition to the county land, South Brunswick has a vast area of open space that can be dedicated to a county-wide open space project. "I would like to see these proposals for South Brunswick's (potential) 3,000 acres added to the county plan," Franchette said. The areas proposed for this open space project in South Brunswick are Pigeon S*wamp Park, Davidson Mill Park and areas of Friendship Road, Finnegans Lane tinct Ridge Road. Pigeon Swamp Park is owned by the state and is undeveloped "We've been waiting 300 years to do something with this property," Franchette said. "I think it's time has come." "We've got about 15 horse farms in South Brunswick, but not many riding trails," Franchette "said, proposing the 274acre property be considered for equestrian trails. The 241 acres at Davidson Mill Park has been well utilized by township residents, and recently became the site of a countyapproved boat-launching ramp. A major aspect of the open space proposal is the creation of a grcenway that would link all the parks surrounded by the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 1 and Route 130. "Deans Pond would be a good link, making South Brunswick a center point," Franchette said. Farmland and open space along Ridge Road could link South Brunswick from the Delaware/Raritan Canal, connecting North Brunswick, East Brunswick, parts of New Brunswick and Milltown, he said. "Once you link the parks together, you've got about 25 miles of trails for common use," Franchette said. Areas bordering South Brunswick that could be linked to the greenway include the County Fair Grounds and the Irelands Brook Park in East Brunswick. — Vincent A.DeMuro Jr.




S.B. to hold public task force hearing SOUTH BRUNSWICK — The Citizens Task Force on South Brunswick/Jamesburg Services has scheduled a public hearing on Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. in the main meeting room of the South Brunswick Municipal Building on Monmouth Junction Road. The Task Force was appointed by Mayor Ted Van Hessen in July to examine proposals under which the township would provide police and other services to the Borough of Jamcsburg. The Task Force welcomes public comment from officials and citizens of both South Brunswick and Jamesburg. Persons wishing to speak may register in advance by calling the Task Force Chairman, Ernest Reock, at 932-3640. Persons may also register to speak on the evening of the public hearing.

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The South Brunswick Department of Recreation and Community Affairs will be holding fall registration at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10 for the following prc-K Creative Learning programs: "Yippie I'm 3," "Stepping Stones," "Fundays" and "MiniPreschool Programs." Registration will be held at the South Brunswick Senior Center. Registration for Bright Starts and After School Programs will he held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the municipal building's main meeting room. Registration is on a first-come, firstserved basis; in person only (may register only one family); choose one class, with a backup choice; must have registration form, updated medical and data forms (Creative Learning programs), A copy of a birth certificate must be on file or accompany registration. Please refer to the fall fliers, available now at the Community Center office on New Road, For more information, call (908) 3294000, ext. 671.

Aerobics/toning program available South Brunswick's Department of Recreation and Community Affairs will be offering two six-week aerobics and toning programs in the fall for adults, seniors and teens. The moderate-level class will include aerobic exercise, toning, stretching, strengthening and some weight training. Due to the Anne Frank Exhibit which will be held at the Community Center in October, the following schedule will be instituted: The early program will be held at the senior center on Route 522 in the municipal complex. Session I will be held on Mondays, Sept. 23-Nov. 4. Session 2 will be held on Wednesdays, Sept. 25-Oct. 30. The late fall program will be held at the community center at Woodlot Park, New Road. Session 3 will run on Tuesdays, Nov. ]2-Dec. 17, and Session 4 will run on Thursdays, Nov. 7-Dec. 19, There will be ho classes held Oct. 14 or Nov. 28. Program time for all sessions will be 7-7:50 p.m. Registration opens, on Monday. Fees per session wilf be $17 for adult residents and $6 for seniors and teens. The fee for all non-resident adults is $25; $15 for non-resident teens. Registration and fliers will be available at the recreation office at the community center. For more information, call (908) 329-4000, ext. 671.


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Rte. 522 construction work will continue ordered closed by Judge Messina in September. Work was stopped and certificates of Staff Writer occupancy withheld until Bus tern PropSOUTH BRUNSWICK — Route 522, erties completed the necessary repair work which has been closed since late May, is to the roadway. expected to reopen this week. Eastern completed the repairs under Superior Court Judge Joseph Messina protest, claiming they were no longer has ordered that all litigation holding up responsible for the road, after being foreconstruction be settled. closed upon by United Jersey Bank. The Township Business Administrator developer claimed the bank was reDonato Nieman said that repairs to the sponsible. four-lane roadway, which goes through In December, Judge Messina supthe Princeton Walk development in ported Eastern's claim, but a second probKingston, is expected to be completed lem arose when United Jersey Bank sold a within 45 days. portion of the property to Anj. Prop. Inc. Construction of a two-lane addition The court ordered that United Jersey should be completed by the end of 1997, Bank provide Eastern Properties with Nieman said. The judge's ruling came after the $120,000 to complete the four-lane sectownship filed a motion to force a set- tion of Route 522 and Anj. Prop. Inc. with tlement, according to Township Attorney $112,000 to complete the additional twolane section. Joseph Benedict. Originally, Eastern Properties was Judge Joseph Messina ordered that the four parties involved — Eastern going to develop a four-lane roadway Properties; Cranbury; United Jersey Bank, along the proposed Route 522, from Route Princeton; Anj. Prop. Inc., Cranbury; and 27 to Route 1, along the Princeton Walk the township — accept all settlement section of Kingston. Construction began on two lanes, but agreements so that construction can continue along the four-lane roadway, which problems started developing with the roadway after truck traffic, especially connects Route 1 to Route 27. "The judge agreed that a settlement from Traprock Quarry in Franklin, began would be the best for all parties involved," using the unfinished road. The weight of the heavy trucks caused Benedict said. Eastern Properties, the developer of a structural flaw. The soft macadam pushed up 18 inches Princeton Walk, a single-family housing subdivision off Route 1, started work on in the center and 2 feet out on the sides of the roadway as part of a developers agree- the roadway, causing problems for passing cars. ment. Nieman expects repairs to begin this The two-lane section of the construction road, which lacked a top coat, was week. BY VINCENT A,


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NORTH BRUNSWICK — As the 1996-97 school year approaches, debates over the future of special education in New Jersey are being waged on both state and local levels. In mid-July, a plan which calls for revisions in special education funding was introduced in the state legislature and, if passed, will have a significant effect on the way special education is handled and funded. The plan — backed by Gov. Christine Whitman — is currently the target of both praise and criticism from various special education advocates. Members of the state's strongest grassroots organizations, like the state ARC of New Jersey, headquartered on Livingston Avenue in North Brunswick, are supportive of some parts of the new plan, but skeptical of others. "The changes in special education that this plan willmake will be profound," said Andrew Hendry, director of governmental affairs for the ARC, a national advocacy group for people with learning or physical disabilities. "In particular, there has been concern about the costs of special education," Hendry said. "One of the arguments from parents of regular education students is that special education students are taking away money from other programs." The proposed plan will make two major changes. The first will provide funding for special education students in regular classrooms, a change which special education advocates applaud. The second will give each special education student a set amount of aid, $4,000 per student, an amount which would be loo much for students with minor needs and not enough for individuals with more severe disabililfes. The plan is currently being reviewed by the legislature's education committee and interested groups. Once reviewed, the plan will go back to the state Senate and Assembly, where it was llrst introduced in June, Under the current system, special education students who are able to participate in regular classes with non-disabled students do not receive state aid. Critics argue that this system dissuades the inclusion of special education students in mainstream classrooms. Hendry said (hat the new plan, which would provide categorical aid to special education students in regular classrooms, is preferred over the current system, which does not. He said that special education students who are given the chance to interact with non-disabled students are better able to contribute to society, which, in turn, develops a better understanding of people with mental and physical handicaps. "The more (the public) knows about people with disabilities, the more understanding there will be," Hendry said. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Alan Elko said that the North Brunswick Township School District is now considering the concept of inclusion for certain special education students. "We've been working hafd over the last

year to increase services in the schools for the handicapped," Elko said. "Where youngsters can be served in a normal class setting, that's preferable to, other, separate schools." There arc currently 651 special education students in the North Brunswick school district. Thomasina McBride, director of special services, said that the North Brunswick school district will start a new program which will integrate select special education pupils into regular classrooms. "It will be a ihree-year plan," McBride said. "We're excited about it. The program will mean additional training, not so much the special education teachers, but the regular teachers." McBride sai4»that all of the district's six schools have special education services. "Sometimes we bus students to other schools, like Livingston students to Parsons for (special) classes. Mainly, we try to keep the students in their own areas." Elko stated thai some students would require additional aid in an inclusionary situation or, in some cases, a separate classroom altogether. "If you have a special education student in a regular classroom, you don't just let them sink or swim. Some children really need a separate program. You have to take each child and consider (him or her) separately." Educators and special education advocates do not support the proposed plan with respect to funding. If the proposed legislation becomes law, each school district will receive about $4,000 per student. The current system allows for aid of varying amounts, depending on each pupil's needs and placement. "I think money should be allocated for each student," Elko said. "There shouldn't be a set amount. Some students need special transportation, so that cost differs from a child with a speech disability." Hendry said' that the state came up with the $4,000 figure by averaging out the costs for special education. "There are 200,000 kids in about 600 school districts in New Jersey. They took the average figure from those numbers and came up with $4,000. However, this amount is skewed toward kids with only minor needs." Hendry said that most pupils require only a few hundred dollars of aid,' whereas more extreme cases sometimes require about $10,000 each. In addition, the state will give school districts money based on population and not on the number o( special education students, and there are no laws which require a school with an cxifcss in special education funds to refund the money. McBride said that plans to create a flat., rate fo,r special education students will hurt the program. ' "The state isn't funding the program enough now," she said. "I don't think a flat rate will work. Hendry said that groups like the ARC will continue to push for student-specific funding and other legislation which affects special education. "The state should support funding for special education," Hendry said. "It saves the taxpayers money down the road. A few decades ago, most of these students would have been institutionalized, which was very costly for the public. Now people with autism and physical handicaps can get out and become tax-paying citizens themselves."-


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Mr. and Mrs. Al Katz of Floral Park, N.Y., announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Jill Katz, to Stuart Evan Breitkopf, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Breitkopf of North Brunswick. The future bride is a graduate of Plainview High School, New York, and Syracuse University, New York, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in retail management. She is employed as an account executive at Helen Andrews, New York City. Her fiance is a graduate of North Brunswick Township High School; Hofslra University, Hempstead, N.Y., where he earned a bachelor of business science degree, and Rider University, Lawrencevillc, where he earned a master of business administration degree. He is employed as a research consultant at Guardian Life Insurance Co., New York City. A May wedding is planned. •

Couple celebrates golden anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Harry Durovich of South River celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 12. The couple was married Aug. 12, 1946. Mr. Durovich was employed as an electrician by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority for 33 years prior to his retirement in 1989. He serves as a South River Republican committccman. Mrs. Durovich, the former Mary

Malinowski, serves as a South River Republican committeewoman. She is a volunteer member of the Memorial Medical Center at South Amboy Women's Group, Dayton section of South Brunswick, and a communicant of Corpus Christi Church, South River. The couple has two sons, Robert of Chapel Hill, N.C., and John of the Kendall Park section of South Brunswick. They have three grandchildren.

STORK CLUB Michele and Gary Costa of North Brunswick announce the birth of their daughter, Harleigh Ann, July 31 at St. Peter's Medical Center, New Brunswick. She weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces. Grandparents are Valerie and Carlos Cruz of Old Bridge and Gail Costa of Jamesburg. Great-grandmothers are Helen Tcdcschi and Delia Cruz, both of Brooklyn, N.Y. Godparents arc Katherine Arfken of Phillipsburg and Brandon Cruz of Old Bridge. The following births were recently announced at The Medical Center at Princeton: Khadija and Zia Safi, Kendall Park, Aug. 2, a son.



Sandra and Gary Panitch, Monmouth Junction, Aug. 2, a son. Gail and Khaili Tareen, Dayton, Aug. 4, a daughter. Karen and Harvey Greenstein, Kendall Park, Aug. 6, a son. Maureen and Michael Nally, Monmouth Junction, Aug. 6, a daughter. Sharon and Kevin Chapman, Princeton Junction, Aug. 8, a son. Melanie and John O'Shea, Monmouth Junction, Aug. 9, a son. Antonia and Peter Motola, Princeton Junction, Aug. 14, a daughter. Judith and Steven Bortnick, Princeton Junction, Aug. 14, a son.

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I N CAMPUS Melissa M. Johnsen, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Peter Johnsen of Kendall Park, has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester al Messiah College, Grantham, Pa. Johnsen is a 1994 graduate of South Brunswick High School. Karen A. Sekowski, daughter of Anna and Weslaw Sekowski of North Brunswick, has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y. Dara Eden Weiss, daughter of Lois and Robert Weiss of North Brunswick was named to the dean's list at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. Weiss made her Cornell debut with the Gateway Theatre

Company in David Ivcs's All in the Timing, She dedicated her performances to her late fellow North Brunswick Township High Scholl thespian Nick Carvounis and her seventh-grade honors English teacher and theater adviser Shawn Farrcll. Elvira Agtiinaldo Curtis of Kendall Park, a 1995 master of business administration degree recipient from Rider University, Lawrencevillc, has been inducted into the Rider chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the national honor society for the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business for accredited schools.

Project seeks "writers over 18 The Unlimited Potential Theater Co. (UPTCo), a project of Very Special Arts New Jersey (VSA/NJ), is seeking poems, essays, and plays by New Jersey writers, 18 years of age and older, for its third annual New Jersey Wordsniiths competition. All adult writers, particularly those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. The works will be judged by a panel of experienced writers, and winning submissions will be read publicly at Villagers Theater in Somerset. The deadline for submissions is Monday, Oct. 7, 1996. There is no entry

fee. Employees of VSA/NJ and employees of the Middlesex County Freeholders ace ineligible to enter this competition. VSA/NJ- is a statewide organization dedicated to providing arts opportunities to New Jersey residents with disabilities. The Unlimited Potential Theater Company insures that individuals with disabilities have equal opportunities in all aspects of theater. For more information or to request ' an application packet, call Joy Inclik at (908) 745-3885, 745-5935, or (908) 745-3913 (TDD) or write to Very Special Arts New Jersey at 841 Georges Road, North Brunswick, 08902.

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Accident cuts cable to 5,000 homes BY VINCENT A. DE MURO JR. Staff W r i t e r SOUTH BRUNSWICK — An accident Friday on the New Jersey Turnpike south at exit 9 resulted in the interruption of cable television service to approximately 3,500 Comcast Cablevision subscribers in South Brunswick. Robert Smith, a public relations spokesperson for Comcast, said over 5,000 homes in South Brunswick and East Brunswick were affected by a fire that destroyed a major cable crossing over the highway. Around 4:30 p.m., a two-car accident caused a fire underneath the Hardenburg Lane overpass in East Brunswick. •Customers started getting service back around midnight, with the majority of lines returning to operation around 3 a.m. "From ground zero, we are talking about 14 hours of interrupted service," Smith said. There were three different groups of cable that were affected, 96 strands of fiber optics in all. The majority of the lines cross the turnpike to South Brunswick. Approximately 65 percent of the homes affected were Comcast Cablevision subscribers About 17 digital nodes used in processing the laser light in fiber optics were affected by the fire. Each node serves about 500 homes. "The fluke that occurs in Central Jersey is that a number of municipalities are separated by the New Jersey Turnpike," Smith said. "We have to cross these highways using the only available means, the

overpasses. "When something like this happens, it leaves the cable lines vulnerable," Smith said. The PVC utility conduits containing the fiber optic lines were directly affected by the fire, melting the cable lines completely. The fiber optic cable is surrounded by a rubber coating to protect it from the elements. The coating covers a metal casing that provides strength, and the casing contains the plastic tubes which house the hair-thin optical glass fibers. "Fiber optic cable has incredible tensile strength," Smith said. "You can take a length of cable strung between two poles and theoretically support the weight of an elephant. "But if you expose them to heat, they melt," Smith said. Smith said that if this had occurred a few months earlier, there might have been more service interruptions. "We recently started changing the cable capacities to increase service to the area," Smith said. There are two types of cable systems. The coaxial design resembles a tree and branches, and the fiber optic design resembles a wheel with spokes. In the old system, this accident would have completely severed the "trunk" of the service, cutting access to all the branches. Since the new service acts like the spokes of a wheel, power was cut off from the center hub, Comcast headquarters, down one spoke of the line. If any subscriber to Comcast Cable-

GOING NOWHERE FAST — Traffic was halted for hours as officials were forced to close a portion of the New Jersey Turnpike following a fatal accident Friday morning. All lanes were reopened by 7:30 p.m. but delays lasted into the night. (Photo by Michael Guiliano) vision of Central Jersey lost service to (609) 655-1300 and (908) 238-3300. The their homes during this incident, Comcast appropriate number appears on every said they are ungrudgingly willing to cred- monthly bill. it your account. "All they have to do is call our cusTwo numbers available for Comcast tomer service and tell us they lost their Cablevision of Central Jersey customer cable," Smith said. "But they have to call service for the South Brunswick area arc first."

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lire. Because gas lines were exposed to the flames, the turnpike was closed between Exit 7A and Exit 11 for approximately an hour, police said, The left two lanes were closed until 7:30 BY JESSICA HAUSMANN p.m. Staff Writer Motorists sat at a dead stop until the EAST BRUNSWICK — Traffic Turnpike was partially opened and stood at an absolute standstill for hours continued to crawl into the night. "It was hot and 1 was stuck (in the as officials worked to clear the scene of car) with nothing to do, nothing to a deadly accident Friday morning. Felix Soler, 40, of Red Bank was read," one motorist said. "You couldn't killed -when his 1986 Ford Taurus col- run your air conditioner because you lided at 11:38 a.m. with a disabled had to turn off your car or it would pick-up truck which was parked in the overheat, so you had to keep your winleft shoulder on the south bound side of dows open and then it started to rain," She said she sal without moving for the New Jersey Turnpike, Witnesses said Soler was traveling two hours, missed a meeting and was at a high rate of speed, according to late for a doctor appointment. After a time, a number of stranded police. Peter Cahill, the driver of the pick- motorists took advantage of a rare up truck and a passenger were waiting opportunity to go for a walk on the for a tow truck near the Hardenburg Turnpike. "At first people started getting out Lane overpass when they saw the Taurus barreling down on them, The of the car and standing on the door two jumped over the barrier onto the frame to see if they could see what hapnorthbound side of the turnpike to safe- pened," she said. "Then people started ty, police said. walking around, playing Frisbee and According to police, traffic prior to riding bikes." the accident was light to moderate. Hardenburg Lane was closed for a The pick-up exploded upon impact number of hours, according East and burned the underside of the bridge, Brunswick police. However, local trafSoler had to be extricated from his fic was not heavily affected, according vehicle and was pronounced dead at the to officials. scene, police said* Route 1 bore the brunt of traffic Soler's vehicle came to rest 50 feet caused by the Turnpike closing, police south of the pick-up and did not catch. said



Olympian shares thrill of the games Table tennis star David Zhuang to defend his national title in Dec.

group. Sixteen such groups then had a "round robin" elimination, with one victoi advancing from each group. In his first match, Zhuang played Johnny Huang, also a former Chinese citiBY JOHN K. DELANEY zen, who ranks 13th in the world for his new country, Canada. Using a defensive Staff W r i t e r manner of play —• a "chopper" style in NORTH BRUNSWICK — After com- table tennis lingo — Huang bested peting with the world's picmicr table ten- Zhuang in two games. nis playeis in Atlanta, Noilh Brunswick's Zhuang's second match was against sole Olympian has leturned home. Chen Xinhua from Great Biitain, who is "I was vciy excited," David Zhuang tanked 20th in the world. Xinhua took the said about his participation in the cen- first game, and Zhuang took the second, tennial Olympic Games. "It was a great Zhuang lost the third game by a hair, 18experience." 21. Zhuang has been a North Brunswick Although he would not get past the resident since 1994, longer than he has first round of play, Zhuang did taste been a U.S. citizen. He was granted citOlympic victory in his third and last izenship last September, and wasted no time in qualifying for the Olympic team game. He beat Olaleye Sule of Nigeria, 2— an amazing feat for someone who has 0. Joannie Fu, Zhuang's wife, was satisnot been a citizen for a year. fied enough to sec her husband play with Born just north of Hong Kong in China in 1963, Zhuang started playing table ten- such top-notch competition. "It was a challenge just for David to nis at age 8 — partly because everyone participate on this level," she said. else did. Fu viewed her husband's matches "Table tennis is the national sport in China," Zhuang said. "Every kid has a more closely than most of the athlete's relatives. In addition to being her husracket." Zhuang moved to the United Slates in band's practice partner and coach, she 1990 to be with his parents, who had helped with scoring and match results on immigrated a few years earlier. The skills the sidelines. Apart from his wife's support, Zhuang which Zhuang had developed against Chinese competitors placed him above found the "home court" advantage better than he expected. most of the American field. "There was a lot of support from the Zhuang will defend his title as U.S. National Champion for the third time in people in the stands," Zhuang said. "It was good to have (Americans) see that December. In Atlanta, Zhuang faced off with the level of playing." Zhuang said the magnitude of support world's best for the United States — an honor for which Zhuang was deeply for the U.S. team was especially pronounced during the opening ceremony. thankful. "The whole stadium was cheering The competition in Atlanta was, acwhen our team came in," he said. cording to Zhuang, very stiff. "You could feel the world unite," Fu "The level of competition was very high," Zhuang remarked. "Everyone there said. "You can't describe it unless you were there." was a professional." Both Zhuang and Fu hope that the Zhuang was one of 64 singles players competing in the 1996 summer Olympics. games will help promote the popularity of In the preliminaries, each table tennis ath- table tennis in this country. lete played the three other members of a "The American fans seemed thrilled

IN BRIEF Co-op school has openings available The Cooperative Nursery School in Kendall Park has limited openings for the 1996-97 school year in its classes for 3year-olds, 4 year-olds and tots. For more information, call (609) 9873070.

Auditions to be held Tuesday/Wednesday The Villagers Theatre, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset, will be holding open calls for their production, The Italian-American Reconciliation, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. This lighthearted comedy requires five performers with excellent comedic timing. Needed are two males: Aldo, late 20s30s, an "intense" Italian; Huey, early to mid 30s. Three females are needed: Theresa and Janice, ages 20-30, and Aunt May, a middle-aged Italian,

Photos and resumes are helpful. The Villagers Theatre encourages artists of all abilities and cultures to audition. For more information, call (908) 8733009.


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OLYMPIC PRIDE — After competing against the world's best table tennis players, North Brunswick resident David Zhuang was invited to the White House with his Olympic teammates. during the matches," said Fu, who added that she and her husband hope table tennis will grow in stature in the United States. Besides the thrill of international competition, Zhuang enjoyed other benefits of being an Olympian. "I got to meet the members of the 'Dream Team,' " he beamed. "I also met President Clinton when he visited the village (where the athletes stayed)." Now that Zhuang and Fu are back in North Brunswick, they can savor the memories of the games.

Zhuang returned to his job and a warm welcome from his fellow employees at Diamond Flowers Electric Northeast Inc. in East Brunswick. "I (especially) owe thanks to my boss, Rocky Liu, who supported me and gave me time to train." When asked whether he will be in Sydney in 2000, the 32-year-old Olympian paused, then laughed. "I don't know yet," he said. "I love this sport. I will try to."

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Republicans to hold family picnic The South Brunswick Republican Organization will hold its annual family day picnic 1-6 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Reichler Park. Tickets are $5 for individuals, $10 for families. Price includes food, beverages, music and pony rides. Profits will be donated to the future Veterans Park and to a scholarship for a graduating South Brunswick High School senior. For more information or ticket purchases, call Joseph Calvanelli at (908) 297-9249 or Tom Libassi at (908) 2970073.

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1993, for example, it jumped from 132 to 179. "You've got to point out, though, that the increase is in reported incidents, not in the incidents themselves," Schmalz said "There can be dozens of othci cases not getting reported, but they are still happening.'

Schmalz said the formation of a Domestic Violence Response Team in 1991 has contributed to the increase in reports of domestic violence. The team offers service to the victims including education, support, and counseling 'Thanks to this service, we have seen an increase in reported incidents, but a drop in the number of repeat cases," Schmal/. said. In the area of bias crimes, police attribute the drop from 17 incidents in 1994 to five last year to community policing efforts among the township's youth. Schmalz said in 1993 police became aware of a problem developing among young people. From 1992 to 1993, there was a use in bias crime, from 5 to 15 incidents, mostly among the young community. The numbers continued to increase with 17 incidents in 1994. "Since then, we have been working coactivcly with the community to address the problem," Schmalz said. Arsons dropped from three to iwo, but again, police reported that this type of crime is "hit 01 miss," in that police cannot take prevcntative nieasuies, From 1990 to 1993, South Brunswick's population remained al about 26,000 residents and the police force stayed relatively the same size, averaging 66 officers and 20 civilian employees. As a result of an early-retirement program in 1993, the force dropped to 56 in 1994. After being appointed chief in 1994, Police Chief Michael Paquctte applied foi a number of grants that allowed the department to return to 64 officeis in 1995, with 29 civilian employees. • "The numbers tell it in black and white," Schmalz said. "We were able to reduce crime with the limited number. "The residents have to see these numbers and realize thai we are doing a very credible job as the population grows and the crime index drops," Schmalz said.

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Accident snarls traffic NORTH BRUNSWICK — An accident involving two motor vehicles occurred on Route I at the beginning of rush hour Friday, blocking traffic for an hour, police said. Margaret Clark, 59, from Englishtown was given a summons for reckless driving, Lt. Dan Shine said. According to Shine, Clark was about 100 feet south of College Farm Road when she cut across two lanes of traffic in her 1995 Toyota. Clark collided into a 1995 Chevy Geo, driven by Derek Park, 30, of Mount Holly. Park's vehicle hit the divider and

flipped onto its side before skidding across three lanes and coming to a stop on the grassy shoulder, Shine said. Park was uninjured in the accident. His passenger, John Francesco, 27, of Atco, and Clark suffered minor head injuries and were transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, by the North Brunswick First Aid Squad, Shine said. The incident was investigated by Patrolman Patrick McGinn. Both vehicles involved in the accident were totaled, Shine said.

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Cops use toys to comfort kids NORTH BRUNSWICK — In addition to enforcing the law and maintaining the peace, township officers are now equipped to comfort the young in times of stress and trauma. Patrolmen who arrive on the scene of an accident will be able to ease young minds with a toy animal, police said. North Brunswick police officers are the latest participants in "Toys for Tots," a program initiated by the U.S. Marine Corps years ago.

Lt. Dan Shine said that the Police Department procured 100 Goofy dolls from the program through Middlesex County Freeholder Jane Brady. "We carry the dolls in our patrol cars on the way to a motor vehicle accident or any other incident with children. We can give them to children who have been in traumatic situations." AT&T Corp. augmented the Goofy stock by donating 100 teddy bears to the Police Department.

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Cavanaugh Medal and honorary member of the American Society for Testing and Materials. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Philo Chapter, South River. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Matawan. Surviving are his wife, Ruth; a son, Reynold of Rahway; a daughter, Bonnie Brenner of Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, N.Y.; two brothers, James of Lawtey, Fla., and Frank of North Brunswick; a sister, Estelle Jennings of Jackson; and four grandchildren. Services were under the direction of Waitt Funeral Home, Morganville. Interment was at Old Tennent Cemetery.

CHARLES G. (CARL) ROSSI, 77, of North Brunswick died Aug. 18 at St. Peter's Medical Center, New Brunswick. Born in MELVIN R. GREEN, 72, of Matawan died South River, he had lived in Old Bridge before Aug. 14 at Rarltan Bay Medical Center, Old moving to North Brunswick 36 years ago. He Bridge. Born in Old Bridge, he moved to was an electrical foreman for Middlesex Matawan 46 years ago. For 30 years, he was County for 19 years, retiring In 1990. Before associated with The American Society of Me- that, he had owned Rossi Electric in North chanical Engineers, International, New York Brunswick. He was an Army veteran of World City, where he served on numerous commit- War II. He was a member of Veterans of tees. In-September, he was appointed cjeputy Foreign Wars Post 133, East Brunswick. He executive director of the ASME. Prior to that, was a member of the Navy League of the he had served as associate executive direc- United States. Surviving are his wife, Anne; tor, codes and standards for ASME. He was two sisters, Carmella Gerics of South River the recipient of numerous awards including and Mary Rozzano of Spotswood; and severthe Centennial Medal for the American al nieces and nephews. Services were under Society of Mechanical Engineers; Award the direction of Selover Funeral Home, North Honor of the Accident Prevention Council of Brunswick. Interment was at Holy Cross Commonwealth Puerto Rico; W.T. Burial Park and Mausoleum, East Brunswick.



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here are only 15 days left to submit a petition to become a candidate for the South Brunswick Charter Study Commission. So far, only three residents have done so. Voters will elect five members to the commission in the November general election. The plan is to have voters choose from a list of candidates and select the five residents they feel are., the most qualified.' But, how can residents choose if there are not enough candidates? If you have not considered running, now is the lime to do so. The commission will be considering a change of government possibly from a Township Committee to a Township Council. The council form of government is larger and has an elected mayor. The commission will only study the idea. It will still be up

to residents to decide if they want to change. A change in the form of government is a very important matter and should not be taken lightly. Also, serving on the commission is a good opportunity to learn how local government works, something too few taxpayers understand. If you have not considered running, why not do so now, before time runs out. All you have to do is pick up a petition from the township clerk, get 100 people to sign it in support of your candidacy and get it back to the township clerk's office in time. There are many vocal people in South Brunswick, quick to complain about what is happening in their back yards. South Brunswick is in the midst of growing pains. Serving on the commission is one important way to ensure that the township will have a sound future. So, come on, give it a try.


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olitics have become very costly in North Brunswick. Not in terms of dollars, but a much more precious commodity — volunteer time. When someone made the decision the township was not going to pay for a track backhoe to help fight the mid-June fire that destroyed the Pulda's barn, volunteers had to stand by for days, instead of hours, to put that fire out. If they'd been paid fireman on overtime, I'm sure the backhoe would have been there. We owe even more to those willing to offer their time to keep our taxes down — not less that was delivered that weekend. Now a few volunteers are trying to punish another because he spoke his views in public. The last I heard, our fire companies were seeking more help. Now one of them is telling someone they don't want his help. Yes, Sandy Gurtov can get under one's skin. But, he also accomplishes what he set out to do, making him a valuable part of any effort. Unless the leadership of North Brunswick Volunteer Fire/Ladder Company Number 3 can retract their action and speak publicly for free speech, they can forget the support of this-resident.

And those speaking publicly for this action by the fire company should include our elected officials. JIM BRUMM North Brunswick

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am writing in response to a recent letter by the North Brunswick mayor and council which appears to attack Republicans for being "negative." While I do not question the right of our elected officials to write such letters, I do question their motivation. The fact is that North Brunswick's elected officials have been exclusively Democrats for years. They have held all the power. They have made all the decisions. Lashing out at Republicans seems' to be an attempt to avoid taking responsibility for their decisions. Instead of writing letters attacking those who do not hold office, I would like to see the mayor and council write letters explaining their actions. It is time for our elected officials to stand up and take responsibility for their actions, and to stop trying to lay the blame on those who are not in office.




LETTERS Liaisons do not oversee S.B. department heads


esterday, I read a letter from Ms. Vicki Yandolino concerning the code enforcement department and liaisonship relationships. I would like to take advantage of the opportunity Ms. Yandolino gave me to discuss how our present form of government in South Brunswick works. Under the Township Committee system, all five committee members should have equal vote. The majority normally controls the decisions made in the town simply because they have the most votes. All committee members sit on township boards/committees and serve as liaisons. In addition, we each serve as liaisons to various township departments. As department liaisons, we are responsible for serving as conduits from the department to the committee. We, the committee members, do not supervise department heads. We communicate concerns from the Township Committee to the department and vice versa. Under this form of government, department heads are paid to

supervise their stalls. The administrator is paid to supervise the department heads, and the Township Committee relies on the professional staff to give us the information we need to make the best decisions we can for the town. When the Township Committee does not receive appropriate information, it is our responsibility on the whole to find out why and correct any and all problems. The Bcekman Manor problems, as well as other problems in developments in this town, arc very serious and severe. All Township Committee members are responsible for investigating the concerns associated with these issues, and I believe most committee members have participated in trying to resolve the problems occurring in several areas of the town. In fact, after visiting the Bcekman Manor site with township staff, the mayor, Mr. Van Hessen, staled that there were no code violations. Even so, I still Celt it necessary to pursue various avenues to try and rectify the prob-

lems being faced by the citizens of the town. For example, after visiting the construction, school and Hood sites several times, I have asked the administrator for a full investigation of every issue sui rounding the Bcekman Manor/Parsons Road/Williams Road situation. I have also been working will] residents and staff to reach viable solutions. Bcekman Manor/Parsons Road residents, who were seriously affected by the present situation, have on more than one occasion, both publicly and privately, acknowledged and thanked me for my efforts, and 1 am still working to do all I can to help all the citizens I can. I would also like to add, should any cili/en of South Brunswick have a problem that has no relationship to any of the departments that I am liaison to, I would still be happy to assist them in any way I possibly can. DEBRA JOHNSON South Brunswick

It appears that controversy is hiding the truth


ayor (Paul) Matacera seems to have a real problem with the Republicans in the township that write letters to the editor that criticize this administration Since I am a registered Democrat, I guess I won't be accused of trying to tear down the township's reputation. Perhaps if Mayor Matacera spent less time DAVID C. BARRY finding out what political party North Brunswick the letter writer belongs to, he

might have time to answer the many questions about the unbelievable tax increase he so kindly has passed and the Pulda farm fire. Remember, Mayor Matacera, when you were elected you said, "Once elected we serve all the people. ..." Doesn't that include Republicans that write letters to the editor, even if they criticize you? Although you staled that Bruce Chandlee wasn't motivated

by partisan politics, I seem to remember him seeking the nomination from ihc Democratic Party to run for freeholder last year. Wouldn't you call that political, mayor? Please, Mayor Matacera, stick to the facts, and let's have some honest answers to this latest fiasco at the Pulda farm. I think the residents of the township deserve some truthful answers over this controversy SUSAN BALDINI North Brunswick

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Fire company is a nonpartisan entity


he recent series of articles and an editorial which have appeared in the Sentinel clearly misstate and misunderstand the publicized expulsion of Mr. Gurtov from North Brunswick Volunteer Fire/Ladder Company 3. The fire company would like to clarify our position on this matter. North Brunswick Volunteer Fire Company No. 3 exists and is governed by its constitution and bylaws, adopted and ratified on Sept. 15, 1959. Each of its members, upon admission into the fire company, is given a copy and takes an oath to abide by Us contents. This oath was taken by Mr. San ford Gurtov when he was admitted as a social member of I'ire Company No. 3 approximately six years ago. Contraiy to any misapprehension created by the many statements reported on this matter, Mr. Gurtov is not a firefighter. He is a social member. A social member is one who, because of "personal affairs, health reasons and/or current township ordinance, cannot be an active member" (a line firefighter). The bylaws state that, "ft shall he the duty of social members to give the fire company theii moral support and must help with any non-fire-fighting activities (i.e., work nights, meetings, fund diive and other fund-raising activities" (constitution and bylaws, Article 2, Section 7). This was Mr. Gurtov's position throughout his entire tenure. It has always been an explicit and implicit objective of Fire Co. No. 3 to separate itself from the political process and the political affairs of the town. In this regard, we all, as members of the Fire Co. No. 3, have pledged that fire company business and local politics shall remain separate. In this regard, all members are prohibited from introducing religious or political subjects at a meeting, fiie, or fire company activity; there shall be no distribution or posting of political literature or cards on fire company property or events (Article 5, Section 6); and no member shall communicate to persons not members of the company any fire company business out of the area of their responsibility or authority (Article 5, Section 5). These prohibitions are in place to assure the citizens of North Brunswick of a fircfighting unit, free of political influences. We assure you that this is the way we stand now and will stand in the future. The insinuation has been made that our rules prohibit freedom of speech. Such a comment is without basis Each person, in their own name, can voice their opinions, debate their beliefs and vote their conscience as free men. The only line that our constitution insists we draw is that the name of the fire company or a member's status in the company not be lent to any political purpose. The integrity of this long-held rule remains our objective. Any member refusing to conform to the constitution, bylaws or rules of order of the


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company shall be subject to charges (Article 5, Section 5). Our constitution and bylaws further set out the procedures to be employed for the discipline of any member. First, charges must be filed in writing with the Board of Trustees of the fire company (Article 6) stating the reasons for the charges (Article 6, Section 1). The Board of Trustees consists of three members. If the trustees agree by a majority vote that there are sufficient grounds based on the Fire/Ladder Co. No. 3 constitution and bylaws, they shall notify the president in writing. The president must inform the member at least seven (7) days prior to the date set for hearing. The notice must state the date, lime and location of the hearing and the charges being hoard (Article 8), The hearing board is comprised of the three trustees and three line officers, with the president as chairperson (Article 7). The only persons permitted to attend the hearing are the members of the hearing board, the charged member(s), the person making the charge and any witnesses. Any charged member may have another company member represent him or act as his spokesman (Article 7, Section E). In accord with these directives, Mr. Gurtov was properly notified. In fact, he was present at the firehousc on Aug. 5, the scheduled hearing date. When his hearing was convened, he was asked to participate, and he declined. Mr. Gurtov remained in the firehouse during the proceedings. Consistent with Article 7, Section G, the hearing was to be held even if the charged member chose not to attend. All of the procedural rights were extended to Mr. Gurtov. Mr. Gurtov has, under our constitution and bylaws, the right to appeal to the fire department. It is our hope that any allegation of misconduct on the part of the fire company officers or the Hearing Board be addressed in this forum. The citizens of North Brunswick should be assured that the persons who show up at any fire scene are not Republican firemen or Democratic firemen. We have always been and shall remain nonpolitical North Brunswick Volunteer Firemen. JOSEPH MAZZA President LARRY HART Trustee MARC WEYD Trustee CHRIS SACCO Trustee Executive Board NBVF/LCo 3



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Did you know that: • Poisonous plants and berries are one of the. leading causes of poisoning in young children? Owners of small pets should also learn more about the effects of some plants. • Most accidental poisonings occur in children ages 2-3, usually around mealtime, when children are hungry and parents tend to be distracted with chores. • There are more than 700 poisonous plants found in homes, gardens and in natural settings in the U.S. Some are entirely poisonous, while others have poisonous elements, such as bulbs of the tulip and narcissus bulbs, mistletoe berries, apple or apricot seeds, tomato and rhubarb leaves, the flower of the jasmine plant. • There is no need to panic if your child has eaten a leaf of a plant. With certain exceptions, such as hemlock, leaves generally do not cause serious poisoning, though they are one of the frequent causes of minor poisoning. • If you believe your child has ingested any potentially toxic material, immediately contact your regional Poison Control Center (1-800-764-7661). The center can determine the toxicity of the material and advise whether or not the child should be induced to vomit and/or taken to the emergency room. • To prevent poisoning, store medications, pesticides, petroleum and household cleaning products out of the reach of children and pets. • Post the 911 and Poison Control numbers near the phone. • Have ipecac syrup on hand to induce vomiting, but use only if a health professional tells you to do so. In some cases, such as ingesting a house cleaner or petroleum product such as gasoline, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. • If your child is unconscious, check vital signs. If the signs are absent, call for help immediately and begin mouth-tomouth respiration or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Source: Sue Pawlak, R.N., BLS/ACLS Coordinator, Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel.

Charity walk at Cook College The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation has slated its annual "Walk for the Cure" on Sunday, Sept. 29 at Rutgers University's Cook College campus, North Brunswick. The foundation's Mid Jersey Chapter, which includes Middlesex County, is hoping to raise $250,000 for research projects aimed at finding a cure for diabetes. Last year, the walk raised $ 188,000. The fund-raiser is presented by Oxford Health Plans. More than 30 firms have already indicated that their employees will walk the course, which is 6.2 miles on the Cook College campus. The public is invited to join in the fund-raiser. Prizes will be awarded to walkers raising $75 or more. For information and pledge forms, call the Mid Jersey Juvenile Diabetes Foundation office at (908) 422-9590.


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n especially viailent allergy season has been forecast for most of the United States from now until late fall as many varieties of plants mature and release their noxious cargo of pollen. The worst is ragweed, the ugly plant with the beautiful name (Ambrosia) that has been identified across the United States as "pollen enemy No. 1." Encountered in every state, ragweed is responsible for more summer allergy discomfort than any other cause, according to respiratory specialist Dr. Calvin Fuhrmann, of Baltimore. Pollen-induced illnesses include rhinitis, also known as hay fever, sinusitis and asthma, Dr. Fuhrmann'said in an interview..by the Holmes Indoor Air Quality News Bureau: Q. Is hay fever really a fever? A. In earlier days, when people worked at gathering and baling hay, many of them would receive such a terrific dose of grass allergens that their systems would act like they had a fever. They would develop cold symptoms, like headache, runny nosey sore throat and actual fever. Ttus was a systemic reaction that we now recognize as an inflammatory response known as hay fever. Today, it's more common to experience hay fever from exposure to allergens like ragweed. Q. How does ragweed affect the body? Can it cause serious illness? A. Ragweed is the most potent allergen among all of the plants in our environment. It's a common weed that grows virtually everywhere, especially where there is more moisture, and releases its pollen from midsummer to the first frost. Ragweed pollen enters the nose and throat and causes an intense allergic i reaction. One serious illness resulting from ragweed allergy is sinusitis, which is characterized by swollen tissues in the nose that block the normal drainage passages of the sinuses. Because drainage is blocked, infection can occur. And, of course, there's the dreadful and life-threatening disease known as asthma. Asthma sufferers should try to avoid respiratory allergens, and especially avpid ragweed. Q. What precautions can ragweedsensitive people take outdoors during ragweed season?

A. The best thing to do about ragweed is to avoid it. It's no accident that northern Atlantic beaches and drier mountain areas of the Southwest became popular vacation spots, because ragweed does not flourish in those areas and people feel better. I recommend to my patients that they stay aware of ragweed pollen and take the precaution of using preventive medication if they're going to be exercising outdoors. Q. How about indoors? Do ragweed and other pollen invade our homes? A. Pollen is carried by air currents, and it is virtually impossible to prevent your home from being inundated with a cloud of allergens. They come in through open doors and windows or on your clothing and pets. Ragweed pollen is very small and just about invisible. Q. Is there a w a y to protect against ragweed without completely sealing up your home? A. The way to protect yourself from ragweed is to use proper air filters on cooling and ventilation equipment and also to clean the air with a HEPA-filtration air purifier. Air purifiers are quite effective, because they can be individualized. People sensitive to pollen and. other airborne allergens can have an air purifier in any room, the bedroom for instance, and really make sure of breathing clean and clear air. Recent research clearly identifies the benefits of an allergen-free environment for those, people with serious illnesses, like asthma and sinusitis. The same technology used in those experiments is available at a reasonable cost in HEPA-filtration room air purifiers. The booklet, Household Allergies, from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation is now available free in cartons containing Holmes air purifiers with 1IHPA filtration systems capable of removing pollen and other particles as small as .3 microns. By comparison, a human hair is 75 microns in diameter. Household Allergies provides a roomby-room system for reducing exposure to allergens — to help make a home a safer place to breathe. A limited number of free copies are available by calling Holmes at 1-800-5-HOLMES.

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The technological revolution is in high gear in today's schools, but some things never change. In a couple weeks, expect to see a lot of these traditional yellow school buses pulling up to the curb. and mathematics," says John Dumford, structure, there will be greater use of the superintendent of schools for Keyport. Internet available to students, teachers "Our students can talk directly to Fort and parents, as well." Monmouth's scientists and mathematiHowever, Elko, like other school cians, gain a better insight on current administrators, is aware of the "dark research and apply what they've learned side" of the Internet to their own classroom projects." "It has potential, a great deal in terms Here, too, certain restrictions have of information, but steps have to be been put in place to eliminate the poten- taken to carefully regulate student use," tial for surfing and Internet abuse. "We he said. "There is a great deal of talk have no router on the system and the about a lot of dangerous and sexually students arc closely monitored," says explicit material on the Internet — Dumford. "There is also a time factor, bomb-making to sexually oriented inforwhich denies access after certain hours mation. We have to make sure we have certain standards and procedures." of the day" In North Brunswick, the Internet is Elko said the Internet in his school available on computers in all the school district is "carefully controlled," but noted libraries, according to Dr. Alan Elko, that many students are jumping on the superintendent of schools. Internet at home, something a school "As we wire computers in classrooms, district has no control over. the Internet could become one of our "Parents are mindful of this and conlearning tools available for students," cerned about making sure that whatever said Elko. "One of the things happening firm they're using, they're taking steps to in all school systems across the country block certain mailboxes," he said is that as schools move forward with In the meantime, Elko said he envitechnology and build in wiring infra- sions students being able to do things

like communicate with students in classrooms overseas, once the distiict has a more sophisticated system. But no one is in a hurry to make the Internet the main learning tool in the district. "As in any new innovation, it takes time to sort it out and decide how w e can use it effectively," Elko said. "We're certainly not abandoning textbooks and libraries and all the good, sound basic practices in education. That would b e absurd." In October, Keyport High School and many other schools across the state will also pin this world of the cosmically connected through Lucent Technologies' NetDay NJ, a newly created program designed to launch New Jersey's schools into the Information Age. NetDay is the joint effort of local businesses, schools and community groups, where volunteers will be supplying free labor and donating most of the necessary materials. Another NetDay NJ is scheduled for May 1997.

— Dorothy Lindstrom contributed to this article.

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Preschool years good time to teach tolerance By The Associated Press lesson of tolerance — learning to accept others who have disabilities — may best be taught in the preschool years, a Purdue University child development specialist believes. "You don't see the teasing of other children and overt meanness that can be displayed by older kids," says Karen E. Diamond, associate professor of child development and family studies, "Also, preschoolers are open and curious. They ask a lot of questions. They also like to test and learn about the equipment that's associated with disabilities, such as walkers and computer aids." Diamond, who directs the university's Child Development Labs, a preschool program that includes children with disabilities, has been conducting research about how normal children interact with disabled peers. She has found that from at least age 4, children are aware of others' disabilities. "Disabilities associated with adaptive equipment — for example leg braces and hearing aids — are obviously easier for young children to notice. But our data point to the fact that young children can pick up on less obvious cues, such as developmental delays in cognition, language and physical abili-


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Noticing them isn't the same as understanding them, she says. "In one study, several children leferred to a peer's hearing aids or auditory trainer as the cause of his hearing loss. These children appeared to believe that the equipment interfered with, rather than aided, the child's hearing." It's known that by I he ihial or fourth grade, many childien have developed negative attitudes toward those with disabilities, she says. But her studies suggest that preschoolers who know peers with disabilities are more accepting of other children wtth disabilities. Diamond says interaction during play will depend on circumstances. "For example, if they are outside, it may be difficult to include a child in a wheelchair in a game requiring a lot of movement. On the other hand, the disability doesn't pose a problem for some indoor activities such as building with blocks. "Also, individual personalities come, into play. Children may befriend a child with a disability because he's kind and cheerful. "All young children, whether disabled or not, need the help of others at some time. In a sense, all children are handicapped in an adult world,"she said.

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Study stresses safety of sports equipment By Stephen Sobek The Associated Press


softei baseball might have saved Casey Stevenson horn spending an entne season in the dugout last year The 15-yeai-old bioke his elbow when he was hit by a pitch while playing for Albert Einstein High School in Montgomery County in Maryland Baseball makes up a large part of Stevenson's life — he also played for two different league teams The use of softei balls and face guards on batting helmets could mean fewer injuries for thousands of young sluggeis, according to a repoit released Tuesday at Camden Yards by the Consumer Product Safety Commission "I don't know how the new equipment will help, but it does make you more confident, less nervous at the plate," Stevenson said Baseball, Softball and teeball are among the most popular kid sports, with an estimated 19 million children ages 5 to 14 playing the games, y e a r - ; " - , the commission said Hospital emeigency rooms treated 162,100 children for baseball-related injuries last year Most of the broken bones, chipped teeth and cuts and bruises happened when players were stiuck with balls or bats So the government safety agency launched a study last year and calculated that using softer balls and face guards on batting helmets could reduce the number and senousness of injuries by about 58,000 annually, the feport said The study also covered bases that release upon impact Sliding injuries

accounted foi 13,000 c-meigcncy loom visits in 1995, the lepoit said Matt Pfliegei uses and likes the equipment, but said the visoiecl helmets, which have a clear, plastic facemask piotecting most of the face, have some pioblems "It makes you see double,' the 12year-old said "If a pitch is coming leally low, you piobably won't be able to hit it It's easiei when it comes towaids youi chest" The CPSC has no authority to require the nation's youth baseball leagues to use the safety equipment, but its chairman says patents, coaches and even the young sluggers themselves should be aware of their options Much of the equipment is already sold nationwide "I wish it was a mandate," said Nick Senter, the longtime executive duector of the Dixie Baseball League, which coveis more than 400,000 youth baseball and Softball players in 11 Southern states The CSPC report found that • 97 percent of head and chest injuries were caused by the standard, V : •••.:"..• harder type of baseball or softball Softer brands sell nationwide for between $5 and $8 50, comparable to the price of standard balls • None of the injured players leviewed suffered facial injuries when wearing face guards on their batting helmets The plastic guards cost about $10 apiece and protect the eyes, nose, mouth, jaw and cheeks • Safety-release bases that don't leave holes in the ground or parts of the base sticking up from the ground after impact may prevent ot reduce the seventy of some 6,600 sliding injuries every year

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Handy books to have on your shelf By The Associated Press There are books to help you pass your tests. There are books to help you find your college. There are books for learning and books foi fun Here are some: • Do you know how aichitects establish symmetry in a beautiful building? Or how scientists (or gamblers) estimate probabilities? How engineers make airplanes fly? Or what's behind liddles and puzzles? How Math Works (Reader's Digest Books, $24 hardcover), by Carol Vorderman, illustrates the lelevance of mathematics with hei descriptions of its history and uses. The book outlines experiments that youngsters can carry out to make this subject seem less ab.stiact. • If you consider language a game as well as a tool, you'll enjoy the quizzes in The Reader's Digest Word Power Quiz Book ($9.95 paperback), based on and celebrating the magazine's long-running (50 years) feature. • The Reader's Digest Children's World Atlas ($20 hardcover) will help your child negotiate geography class and probably whet his appetite for tiavel. Besides the maps, there are pictures from every part of the world to show the youngster what it looks like, who lives there, and what's important to them.

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Schools cope with Internet questions By Deb Riechmann AP Education Writer


ust like field trips, thousands of children nationwide need a signed permission slip to take a school-sponsored journey on the Internet For their part, students must pledge not to dabble in superhighway smut or other noneducational material The federal Education Department estimates that more than half the country's public schools have access to the Internet, a worldwide computer netwoik that is a fountain of educational information and research But the Internet also has a seedier side, with risque and extremist material, and some users don't always have a child's best interests at heart Proposals to protect children when on line are pending in Congress, but educators already are taking steps themselves Permission slips are being sent home and educators are writing rules and regulations to foster responsible use of the Internet at school They're also monitoring school networks for e-mail filled with foul language, or inappiopriate files with no relevance to lessons Other rules would prohibit students from using the network to buy or sell items, use obscene language, or send or display offensive messages or pictuies Students could not use the com-

puters to haiass, insult oi attack someone They also would be banned from peeking in their classmates' hies, damaging equipment, or violating copyright laws or exchange passwords To ensure responsible use of the Internet, some schools are using commercial or in-house programs to block access to inappropriate material, says Linda Roberts, the Education Department's director of educational technology Schools should judge Internet sites on then educational ment and not block sections of because of community pressures, says Chris Hansen, semen staff counsel for the Amencan Civil Libeities Union's national office in New York "I think the danger here is that schools will rush to overreact," Hansen said Roberts said some schools, including ones in Olympia, Wash , also are soliciting students to help set ground rules and police the system For two years, Abby Polzin, a senior at Capital High School in Olympia, has helped monitor the school netwoik, checking for offensive language and threats She also looks for cases in which large numbers of students send a volume of offending messages to one person — a piactice called "flaming " "One person would post a message saying This person is a jerk' and it would turn into a big fight on-line,"

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Montessori schools continue to flourish By Dorothy lindstrom

City, was established in I960, in part to make sure the schools abide by certain hen Dr. Maria Montessori ob- ethics, she added. The Montessori Family School is open served children working in a classroom in her native Italy, to children 2 1/2 to 6 years of age. The she was struck by their eagerness to do upcoming morning session is full but the things on their own and their sharp pow- school also offers an afternoon session, said Caiz. ers of observation. Montessori schools If teachers became more observant of the child's individuality, that child could must go through licensing learn more quickly, believed the vision- procedures with the state, ary, who already was renowned as Italy's which sends a team in to determine how many chilfirst female physician. dren can "fit" in a given Dr. Montessori (1870-1952) began to shift her attention from the world of biol- space, Cruz explained.. The capacity of Cruz's ogy and clinical practice to developing a scientific model of education which bears facility is 6() students. As is taie of any private her name to this clay. Now, more than 80 years since Dr. school, parents must pay Montessori first visited the U.S. in 1911 tuition, which can run and after the resurgence of interest here between $300 to $400 a in the Montessori Method in the mid- month, Cruz said. The 1950s, accredited Montessori schools con- half-day sessions are held five clays a week. The protinue to fill to capacity. Lydia Cruz, director of the Montessori gram runs 10 months, from Family School al the Andee Plaza, Route September to June. For information about the Montessori 33, Manalapan, explained that only schools who employ accredited Family School, call 294-0121. Fat Fama, director of Montessori Montessori Method teachers are truly Montessori schools. The school also can Children's House, located in Milltown lose accreditation if it loses its Montessori and the Dayton area of South Brunswick, began her career as a Montessori teacher teachers. "It is a non-protected name," said Cruz in 1977. Two years later, she became of "Montessori." The American director of the school, which has rented Montessori Society, located in New York space in United Methodist Church in


Milltown since 1981. The Dayton school is located in rented space in the First Presbyterian Church. Fama noted that the Children's House has no affiliation with either church, other than renting the space there. The Milltown facility educates children between the ages of 2 i/2 to going on 6, while the Dayton facility, which Fama also directs, accepts children ages 2 1/2 to going on 5. In keeping with the Montessori tradition, classrooms are multi-age, said Fama. "The children learn at their own individual pace. We have 2 1/2-yearolds who know the alphabet already and 3-yearolds who can read. With the individualized approach, they can develop according to iheir ability. They aren't left behind. "I think it's a very high quality program," added Fama. "It gives children a lot of opportunities to develop their intellectual, social and emotional skills. It also gives them a very strong foundation in preparation for elementary school." For information on the Montessori Children's House in Milltown, call 8460164; in Dayton, call 329-3577.

In keeping with the Montessori tradition, classrooms are multi-age.

Maiyann Keller, director of Unitarian Montessori, located on Tices Lane in East Brunswick, provides further insight into the Montessori Method, Dr. Montessori concluded that a child's natural interest in language could be enhanced by showing them .symbols, explained Keller, adding that Dr. Montessori also was the first to use manipulation (touching objects) to teach counting and numbers. At Unitarian Montessori, the symbols for Ihe alphabet are raised sandpaper shapes on wooden boards. "They're very tactile and they like to manipulate things" said Keller of the children. "They trace the sounds and teachers will identify it." The traditional Montessori classroom is one large room, although Unitarian has three rooms. "Children are free to go through the environment," said Keller. "We call it 'the work,' just like Mommy and Daddy go to work." The classroom has shelves, where "the work" is on trays; the shelves are divided into areas for language, math, science, geography, and other subjects. Each area' has books, but not textbooks, Keller emphasized. "Materials line children learn from are more manipulative," she said. Unitarian Montessori has been open 10 years and currently has an enrollment Continued on next page

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gone through the Unitarian Montessori school, only three have of roughly 50 students, with between been asked to leave, she said. Her school has a strong parent 33-36 on site at one time. Keller said one key emphasis of group which meets at least once a the Montessori Method is to help a month, "We feel that for the child to get child develop self-esteem. the most out of the program the par"I think it's important to note that there is a deep and abiding respect ent needs to be involved. If not acfor the child as a person in the tively participating, then knowing Montessori classroom," she said. "We what we're about. It's not something feel the child brings his own inde- where you just come and drop your pendent experience to the commu- child off," she said.. Parents are instructed on how to nity that we have as our classroom. We help the child to develop his own carry over into the home the discipersonality and.to'develop self-es- pline procedures used in the school. "We teach them how to create an enteem." vironment in the home to help the The Montessori Method teaches a positive approach to discipline; "We children accomplish what they need do set limits and let children know to do," explained Keller. For more information on the that they limits are. There is structure that is identified. It's through the pro- Unitarian Montessori program, call 246-0606. gram," said Keller. In addition to its administrative "We always have models for the children. The older children know and accreditation roles, The American the limits. Younger children are gen- Montessori Society in New York City holds workshops on the Method. For tly brought in," she added. Of the 350 children who have information, call (212) 358-1250.

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Students not quite ready to leave home completely behind benefit tremendously from the community college experihere's a whole educational uni- ence. And in making the choice, there verse out there and you don't are important financial considerations. have to spend an astronomical You simply can't beat the price of amount of money to explore it. community college." Approximately 70 percent of the Community colleges have much to offer residents and are, luckily, the students enrolled at the colleges go on to four-year colleges and both offer biggest bargain in education today. In Central New Jersey, two com- transfer agreements with colleges such munity colleges shine brightly — as Kean, Rutgers, New Jersey Institute Middlesex County College on of Technology, Monmouth and Woodbridge Avenue in Edison and Georgian Court. Brookdale Community Brookdale Community College on College and Middlesex County College Newman Springs Road in the Lincroft are ranked among the top community colleges in the nation — no small task section of Middletown Township. Both schools offer an expanded for a community college. Of course, college isn't only for the curriculum and the majority of students go on, transferring credits to four-year young. Non-traditional students now make up a large percentage of the stuinstitutions. How did community colleges be- dent body. Women who missed out on college are taking advantage of procome so popular? "The concept of post high school grams especially suited to their needs education grew out of the Truman and complex schedules. Workers who Administration, when the working en- find themselves lacking in technical vironment required more than a stan- skills are returning to sharpen outdated dard high school diploma," explained skills or learn new ones. Joanne Stern, director of public relaAssociate degrees and certificate tions at Middlesex Community College. programs are particularly popular with "Community Colleges are geared to the students who will not be going on to a corporate climate of the community. four-year college, and many classes are For this reason, many of the programs offered during the evening at off-camoffered at community colleges are the pus centers which are convenient for direct result of local industry, and are full-time workers. funded by tuition, state, county and At Brookdale Community College, private contributions." the cost per credit for a county resident Cost is not the sole consideration is $69.50, and $139 for out-of-county when choosing a community college. residents. Richard Pfeffer, director of enrollment At Middlesex County College, the management at Brookdale Community cost per credit is $60.40 for a county College, explains, "Young people are resident and $120.80 for those residing often not ready to go away to school out-of-the county. — whether they'll admit to it or not. Roughly $4,000 can buy you two Many students aren't prepared to lose whole years of a quality education — the emotional support network of fam- an unbeatable price considering two ily, friends and community. They can years of living on campus at many four live at home and still attend college, year colleges can cost anywhere from and not be intimidated by an often $30,000 to $40,000. lonely, unfamiliar environment. For more information on Middlesex Joanne Stern of MCC agrees. "Our County College, call (908) 548-6000. class sizes are small, making it impos- For information on Brookdale College, sible to be just one among many. call (908) 842-1900'. By Jo-Ann Lanion Reccoppa Correspondent


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Adult schools offer enriching courses preparing students for employment in any area requiring advanced skills. GED, ESL, Adult Basic Skills and Adult Literacy classes also are offered. he kids are returning to school Self-development courses include rnd adults are settling into their Hypnosis for weight control, stress normal couch-potato routine on control and to stop smoking. For fitthose dark weeknights during the fall. Rather than wasting time watching ness, Aerobics, Step, T'ai Chi Ch'uan, mind-numbing television shows and Tennis and Weight Training are ofinfo-mercials, why not improve your fered, as well as Ballroom and Line Dancing, and even a fun course in mind or tone your body? Adult community education pro- Belly Dancing! There are also a number of job-regrams are popping up in almost every school district in the state, and many lated courses to choose from, including offer a variety of interesting, entertain- Shorthand, Keyboarding, Introduction ing, and challenging courses — all to Windows 3-1, Intro, to Lotus 1-2-3, close to home and always at a minimal Word Processing, Real Estate Sales, cost. Electronic Medical Billing for starting a The South Brunswick Community home based business, and a course in School has expanded its offering of Medical Office Procedures. Practical computer courses this fall to include courses offered under the headings of PowerPoint, Access, Desktop Community Service and Adult Life Publishing and Internet Introduction, Skills categories include American Red added to last year's courses in Cross: Community CPR, First Aid, Continued Basics, Windows Basics, Retirement Planning, Wills/Trusts, A WordPerfect, MS Word, Lotus, Excel Woman's Roadmap to Financial and MAC Basics and Claris Works A 0 Independence, Introduction to for MAC users. Landscaping/Horticulture, Personal Also new this fall are courses on Awareness and Job Keeping Skills. Developing a Small Business, Debt For more information on the East Free in 2003, Bookkeeping/ Brunswick Adult and Community Accounting, and even a Defensive Education Program, call (908) 613Driving course which can save you 5 69HO. For additional information on the percent on your car insurance and reduce two points on your New Jersey South Biunswick Community School, call (908) 940-2000 Ext. 258. driving record. In Monmouth County, several proIn the Arts and Crafts category, Basic Photography, Beginning grams geared to adult education are Drawing, and Beginning Oils have offered through MAECOM, an acronym been added to the existing Ceramics, for "Monmouth Adult Education Watercolor Painting and Stained Glass Commission." MAECOM, which is part courses. Other categories range from of the Monmouth-Ocean Educational making Dried Flower Arches to Home Services Commission, offers public, Jewelry Designing and Polymer Clay. non-profit programs funded by state Several new cooking courses are being and federal sources, according to introduced this year, from desserts to Lucille Quigley, adult high school Chinese Dim Sum. teacher/adviser for MAECOM. There are also SAT and PSAT MAECOM offers a school and satelClasses, a Financial Aid for College lite program at several high schools class, and ESL, GED and Adult Basic throughout the county, including Skills programs held at both South Brunswick and North Brunswick high Freehold Borough, Middletown South, Monmouth Regional (Tinton Falls), schools. As always, there are many exercise Ocean Township, Long Branch, Pojnt and fitness courses to choose from. Pleasant Borough and the Eatontown These, along with the computer cours- education center, located at 1 Meridian es, tend to be very popular. Register Road. early to secure your place in the proAmong the many classes offered are gram. real estate and insurance pre-licensing, Highlighted in the East Brunswick computers and vocational training covAdult and Community Education ering areas ranging from boiler operaProgram this fall is the Life Skills tion to accounting and learning how to Program. 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[Police Beat 1 All items in Police Beat are taken Aug. 13. The resident heard breaking from police department records. All glass from a rear window, but saw no sussuspects are presumed innocent until pect, police said. An attempted burglary occurred at a found guilty in court.

Sheffield Court residence between 1 p.m. on Aug. 11 and 7 p.m. on Aug. 14. The residence, which had just been foreclosed on by a bank and was up for sale, was not broken into, but had pry marks on the front door, resulting in $300 in damages. Two men were arrested for disorderly Charges of $1,300 were made on a conduct after police found them fighting on stolen Citibank credit card, which the Stillwell Road Aug. 17. Stephen Smith, 27, owner lost at 6:13 a.m. on Aug. 7 after of Aldricii Road and Nicholas Veltre, 18, of charging gas at a Route 1 station. Deans Lane were taken into custody and A power amplifier, valued at $300, charged with disorderly conduct after was stolen from a motor vehicle which was police responded to a disturbance com- parked in a Birchwood Court parking lot, plaint. The two men were processed and between midnight Aug. 16 and 7:25 a.m. released on their own recognizance. on Aug. 17. Entry to the vehicle was Moses Barnes, 3 1 , and his wife, .gained through a smashed right rear winTonya, 32, of Winwood, Pa., were arrested dow. and charged with possession of a conTools worth $300, contained in two trolled dangerous substance and posses- buckets and a toolbox, were stolen from a sion of drug paraphernalia Aug. 18, follow- motor vehicle on Willow Brook Drive being a motor vehicle stop on Route 1. tween 6 p.m. on Aug. 16 and 8:30 a.m. on Duiing the stop, police said they observed Aug. 17. Entry to the vehicle was gained drug paraphernalia in the glove compart- through a smashed driver's window. ment. A search of the vehicle produced A motor vehicle at a Route 27 service four bags of what police believed to be station was vandalized between 10 p.m. marijuana and assorted drug parapherna- oh Aug. 16 and 6:45 a.m. on Aug. 17. Stalia. tion employees found the vehicle's windA driver and passenger in the car shield smashed and saw no suspects. were arrested foi separate incidents after A car radio was stolen from a motor police stopped a car for a motor vehicle vehicle on Oak Tree Drive between 9 p.m. violation Aug. 18. Police stopped Troy on Aug. 16 and 10 a.m. on Aug. 17. Entry Shuler, 28, of Beekman Road, who was to the vehicle was gained through a driving on Route 1 south for a motor vehi- smashed windshield. cle violation. Shuler was arrested and A motor vehicle in a Oak Tree Drive charged with driving while intoxicated and parking lot was vandalized between 1 and issued several summonses, including one 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 18. The windshield was for driving with a suspended license. He smashed, but no items were missing from was held at Middlesex County Adult the vehicle. Correctional Center in lieu of $500 bail. A motor vehicle theft occurred in the The passenger, Richard Byrd, 30, of Wal-Mart Shopping Center parking lot Plainfield was found to be in violation of a between 6:10 and 6:20 p,m on Aug. 18. number of outstanding warrants. Byrd was The missing vehicle is a 1987 Chevrolet processed and released. C-20 van, dark and light blue in color, with gold pinstripes. Louis G. Sileno, 37, of Eighth Street was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Route 18 at 12:03 a.m. on Aug. 13. Patricia McPherson, 54, of 1348 Sharpnack St., Philadelphia, Pa., was arA motor vehicle theft occurred at a rested for driving while intoxicated on Church Lane residence between 4 a.m. on Route 1 at 2:10 a.m. on Aug. 11. Aug. 5 and 5:45 p.m. on Aug. 12, ResiA cellular phone, valued at $150, was dents returned from vacation and found stolen from a motor vehicle parked in a their 1988 Cadillac Deville had been Morley Road driveway between 10 p.m. on stolen. The next morning, the rear window Aug. 18 and 6 a.m. on Aug. 19. of another of the residents' cars was A car stereo, valued at $200, was smashed. stolen from a motor vehicle parked in a A bicycle was stolen from a Pine Birchwood Court parking lot between 5 Street residence backyard at 3 p.m. on p.m. on Aug. 16 and 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 19. Aug. 13. The bike — a 20-inch Murray Christopher E. Williams, 24, of BMX-style — was valued at $100. Jamesburg was arrested for driving while An attempted robbery occurred at a intoxicated on Linwood Place at 12:30 Adams Lane residence at 11:50 p.m. on a.m. on Aug. 20.

Events slated at Barnes & Noble The Barnes & Noble bookstore located at the Princeton MarketFair, Route 1, South Brunswick, is sponsoring the following events: Aug. 22, 7 p.m., Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins, spiritual leader of the Princeton synagogue The Jewish Center, will read from his book, Melodies From My Father's House: Hasidic Wisdom for the Heart and Soul. Aug. 22, 8:30-10:30 p.m., jazz guitarist Rick Pressler will entertain. Aug. 23, 8-10 p.m., Perception, a jazz group, will entertain. Aug. 2 6 , 8 p . m . , the W o m e n ' s Literary Discussion Group will meet to discuss Happenstance by Carol Sheilds. Aug. 28, 8 p.m., romance writers Shirley Hailstock and Kim Lewis will discuss their books and answer questions about romance. The following children's programs have also been slated:

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Hunting just part of Muzzle Loaders BY JIMMY ALUNDER Staff Writer


t is sportsmanship in its purest form. Peter Troncone, an avid outdoorsman his entire life, is president of the New Jersey Muzzle Loaders Association. His avocation is to practice his love of fishing, hunting and camping the way people did it during the time between the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Now ponder that a moment and consider what life was like in that era. No electricity, no running water, no plumbing and, from an outdoorsman's perspective, the weapons certainly weren't much like what hunters have today. It was not a matter of loading manufactured shells that have a precisely measured powder charge. Rather, it was much more of a "do-ityourself" approach, requiring a good deal of skill not needed by today's outdoorsman. "This type of hunting is the fastestgrowing sport in New Jersey," according to Troncone, a resident of Monroe. "And why not? We've always sought out the fairest type of hunting that provided the challenge of making the kill, but giving the animal the best chance. Muzzle-loading guns provide that." For those unfamiliar with muzzle-loading guns, gunpowder is loaded down the barrel. That is topped with a lubricated patch, atop of which sits a round ball or a heavier hunting slug. The slug is forced down the barrel with a ramrod until it is securely seated atop the powder charge. Typically, it takes from thirty seconds to a minute to load each round. The amount of powder loaded depends on the size of the slug, how far the marksman is shooting, and what he's shooting at. If a hunter misses his first shot, he often doesn't get another. "If you're shooting at targets," Troncone said, "you'd add a 40-50 grain load. If the target is an animal such as a deer, you'd increase it to 70-100 grains. And that's right. We owe it to the animal to make a clean kill." But the hunting is only part of a larger picture for Troncone and his organization. One of the favorite activities of the Muzzle Loaders Association is to reenact an encampment that might have been found during the early 1800s. Many groups like Troncone's re-enact a Rocky Mountain fur trade encampment, which means that all clothing, weapons and equipment used by the group would have been used prior to 1840. Some groups, especially in the East, allow those persons portraying individuals in the French and Indian Wars to be included, and some groups extend their time period up to the start of the Civil War. Typically, the camp includes individuals dressed in the clothing of the period, with no modern cooking or sleeping facilities. ' Cooking is done over an open fire, and the campers sleep in teepees or other can-

A SPORTING CHANCE — Peter Troncone's choice of weapons, in this case a .50 caliber flintlock Pennsylvania Long Rifle, ties into America's past and helps him and other members of the New Jersey Muzzle Loaders Association keep alive a bit of the country's past. (Photo by Jackie Pollack) vass shelters, such as the lean-to or wall tent, that are appropriate to the period. Many camps have "dog soldiers" whose job it is to make sure that no one spoils the atmosphere by openly displaying modern equipment like coolers, flashlights and the like. Dog soldiers also make sure that clothing is period authentic. "You begin to appreciate what we have these days," Troncone said, "when you try to move about with no artificial light or cook a turkey over 1 an open flame." Troncone's orgaPeter Troncone nization is growing rapidly. He said the Muzzle Loaders sport a membership of more than 900 in New Jersey. Typically, group members sign up for an enactment camp in the state or elsewhere in the Northeast several times a year. Last month, the group spent a week at Camp Lewis in Rockaway. Next month, they'll be camped at the Whistle Stop outside of Ringoes. Visitors to these sites see a vintage camp the way it looked, back in the early period of our nation's history. On days when "modern" visitors are allowed, there are usually demonstrations on how crafts

'You begin to appreciate what we have these days when you try to move about with no artificial light or cook a turkey over an open flame.

and clothing were fashioned and the way guns were made. Besides shooting competitions, campers also compete in tomahawk- and knife-throwing, making fire with flint and steel, and other skills common to early frontiersmen. In the evenings, someone usually brings out a guitar or fiddle for campfire entertainment. Women and children are welcome, and re-enactors are proud of the fact that their pastime brings families closer together. "Not every activity is centered around guns," Troncone said. "We have members who don't even shoot. They just enjoy the prospect of living life the way our forefathers did." Camp enactments aren't the only activity of the Muzzle Loaders. Often, members are called on to lecture at Boy Scout meetings and school groups. In addition, the group occasionally sponsors fund-raisers to support the needy. A favorite activity is to hold a competitive target shooting match during the holidays to raise money for food. "The opportunity to 'live history,' " Troncone said, "is what got me interested in the Muzzle Loaders. At every sportsman or wildlife show, we'll sponsor a booth to communicate to outdoorsmen what we're all about. That's where we attract new members. We're still looking to grow."

BACK TO BASICS — Peter Troncone and his son Peter, 9, and daughter Catherine, 5, illustrate a little bit of living history. (Photo by Jackie Pollack)

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David Eisenberg let your emotions make you blow a game just because you've missed a spare "It's tough to woik on the mental game when you'ie a 12- oi 13-year-old And foi me even now, it's an ongoing process," he added Eiscnbetg tolled his first peifect game at 14 "It was unbelievable," he iecalled "I'd ncvei had more than six stnkes in a row, so Irom the seventh one on, It was a new experience, and after the 11 th one, I had to just sit down and think about it foi about 30 seconds " While Eisenberg has cleaily invested a lot in his bowling, the investment has paid off "I've won more than $16,000 in scholarship money in tournaments," Eisenbeig said "And you know how that helps with the cost of a college education these days " At St John's, he plans to pursue a business management degree — and bowl tor the varsity "After I get an education, if the oppoitunity arises, I may think about giving the pro tour a try," Eisenberg said "But fust, I have to have a stable )ob "

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The East Brunswick High School cross country team will conduct a car wash at EBHS on Aug. 31 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. In the event of rain, the car wash will be conducted on Sept. I.


The South River Bill Denny Chapter of the National Football Foundation will hold a golf tournament to benefit the Scholar Athlete Fund on Sept. 4 at the Miry Run Golf Course. The fee for entry is $85 per person, $75 for Bill Denny members, and entry is limited to 120 golfers. The fee includes greens fees, cart, buffet dinner and an open bar at the Byelorussian-American Hall, While Street, South River. There will be numerous awards, including prizes for low gross, low net and, longest drive. For more information, call Andy Miller at 254-1956 or Fred Roselli at 257-2700 during the day and 254-8617 during the evening.


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In the Tamarack Women's NineHole Golf Association's Kickers Tournament, Sue Levine bested the field in Class A. Elaine Gordon was second, followed by Ann Borberly and Ruth Sachs. In Class B, Lorraine Gcrenza took top honors, wilh Doris Colgrove taking second. Mary Coan was third and Louise Hochman fourth. Martha Dembinski led the way in Class C. Mehlen Michna was second, followed by Anne Jawidzi-k and Eleanor Eckcrt. Ann Donnamarie and Marge Widdcr tied for low putts with 14. In the Tamarack Women's Golf Association 18-Holcrs Championship Tournament, which was 54 holes of stroke play, Andrea Stepnosky took the Championship flight with a 259, 10 strokes ahead of Rita Resiert. In the first flight, Leila Nelson's 285 was eight strokes better than Vanessa Carney's 293. Edythe Gutman's 319 made her the winner of the second flight. Yoriko Miller was four strokes back at 323. Helen Slomiak carded a 312 to win the third flight. Barbara Mangan was runner-up with, a 333.

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The 19th Annual Doug Friedman Memorial Tennis Tournament is slated for Sept. 7 and 8. The tournament is double elimination and is open to all players 17 and under, and is broken down into three age groups. The registration fee is $25 and is non-refundable. Registrations can be mailed to: East Brunswick Division of Recreation, 3 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, 08816. Registration deadline is Friday For more information, call 390-6797. . • • The Central Jersey Baseball Clinic, featuring coaches and players from the Trenton Thunder, is slated for Aug. 26-28 at East Brunswick Vocational and Technical School, Rues Lane. The threeday clinic covers many phases of the game, including pitching, hitting, bunting and base running. The camp is open to children from 9-16 and will be organized by age group. The cost of the camp is $100 and includes a T-shirt. For more information call 679-3148 or 254-8700 cxt. 17.


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2,600 sq ft., Insulated NO FEAR warehouse space. W/12' over- Our booming company needs head door. Call 908-462-9300 people with no tear of a rocking atmosphere. No experience. We train. FREEHOLD Rent 2,400, 3,400, 3,485 or Call 908-294-1280 T, Selleck 11,500 sq. ft. warehouses CAREER/ASSISTANT/ and/or office space. Overhead /MANAGERS doors & loading dock

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All Real Estate sdvertlsed In this newspaper Is sub|ect to the Federal Housing Act ol 1000 which makes It Illegsl to advertise sny preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sax or national origin, or an Intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. This newspaper will not knowingly 21 acres with 4 houses, Exc. accept nny advertising for Real Es- location. Low taxes. $595,000 tate which la In violation of the or best offer. 908-291-4753 law. Our readers are Informed that all dwellings advertised In thle newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis."

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Full time position with Irregular hours for chain of weekly newspapers, based In East Srunswick. Candidate must possess superior language skills, attention to detail and aptitude for desktop publishng. Knowledge of Macintosh/ Quark XPress a plus. 015 Summer/Winter Send resume to: WINDING WOOD Adele Young Rentals 1 & 2 BEDROOM GARDEN , Greater Media Newspapers . APARTMENTS FROM $595. 1 7 Edgeboro Road BRAND NEW AVAILABLE East Brunswick, NJ 08816 FLORIDA VILLA Open daily 10am-6pm FAX 908-254-0486 3 bedroom, 2 bath villa w/pri908-238-3919 EOE M/F ate pool. Quiet residential lo- KENILWORTH COUNTER/GRILL HELP :atlon. 8 miles to DISNEY & : SCREW MACHINE SHOP /T & P/T positions available. 006 House Rentals IEither attractions. OR EQUIPMENT FOR SALE. Experience a plus. Must be 18 VEEK-MONTHLY RATES OPEN HOUSE 8/31 & 9/1,years or older. Benefits Call 908-583-8098 10am-4pm. Call 908-367-8650 iffered. Health & Dental, iply at Manhattan Bagels, SAYREVILLE-SMALL HOME LOG CABIN, PA. .jmage Plaza. Mllltown/East 2 bedrooms. Lease, security, $800./PER WEEK Brunswick area, 908-828-3332 LAUNDROMAT no pets. Ideal for couple. Call CALL 908-254-1331, EVES We have locations available + after4pm 908-254-9451 the best financing in town. NORTH CAROLINA CUSTOMER SERVICE State Laundry Sys- Freehold WATERFRONT BARGAINS: Garden NJ's manufacturer seeks only authorized level customer service SHREWBURY Free brochure of our premier tems, Wascomat Dealer. Get theentry waterfront/watervlew lots & ndividual to service customer Beachwood Dr. Unique, acts. Come to our FREE starting at $17,900. >ase In existing department. alcove neighborhood. 2 bed- acreage every Marketing & Develop- iNFO seminars We will provide all training. Wed. at 6:30pm rms., fireplace. 212-759-2452 Coastal ment Co. 1-800-4B2-0806 Call User Save 908-431-3339 1026 W Elizabeth Ave. SPOTSWOOD-5 bedrm. 2 car Linden, NJ 1-800-841-4608 DECORATING ASSOCIATE lar. $1,600 mo. avail. 10/1. SOUTH CAROLINA 908-316-0029 L A K E V I E W or 908-862-4479 Seeking creative business BARGAINI minded person for Interior $24,900. Free Boat Slip! decorating. Training. Part/full Beautifully wooded lot w/freo MAINE time. Calr908-946-8896 private boat slip on 50,000 007 Houses for Sale .acre Damariscotta Lake recreatlonaflake abutting at private golf course. Paved roads, (2) 3 bedroom waterfront cot DISHWASHER sewer, morel Excellent tajjes with 70' of frontage on country club in Jackson, EAST BRUNSWICK-Perfect water, Waterfront also 1& mile crystal clear lake. Pri- ' l e a s e c a l l M a r k a t or family, children & pets. financing. 908-928-0111 available. Call 800-704-3154 vate beacn area on quiet side Close to transp. & sh ' of lake. $110,000. for both. Best schools In NJ, Lg... Call John or Cathy at WEST PALM BE, ;ACH DISPATCHER >ackyard,3/4 bedrms., 2Va FLORIDA-WAT,, 1-207-563-1185 RONT jaths, cathedral celling, frplc, phones & dispatch HOME. 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Call Glenn Thomas Free video. 1-800-5T1-6342 DRIVER (561) 688-1797 MAINE /WAREHOUSE SPOTSWOOD WILDWOOD CREST-Paclfic Ave Damariscotta Lake 1 & 2 BEDROOM UNITS Auto Electric & A/C Company. Need dependable person with 2) 3 bedroom waterfront ootcond., w/w carpet, color Includes 1 building & newly valid NJ drivers license, box ages with 70' of frontage on Air constructed 2 ba' „-- Age & truck/stick. Call Monday-Friday TV, eat-In kit., bath, llv. rm. 1s mile crystal clear lake. PriTurnke' operation. 10am-5pm. Villa Furniture vate beacn area on quiet side Rent by week. 609-522-8262 property. Mlddletown 908-747-5551 Call 908-25' of lake. $110,000. for both, all John or Cathy at $1,000.'s POSSIBLE TYPING DRIVER/CHAUFFEUR 1-207-563-1185 Part Time. At Home. Toll Free FT/PT Neat appearance & ex1-800-898-9778, Ext. T-4730 cellent driving record a must. OLD BRIDGE-NEW HOME for listings. .ast lot at Primavera Estates, Benefits available. Freehold : rom $158,900. Can build to area. Call Jeff 908-577-1709 VENDING-SODA/POPCORN suit. Call Howard at Weichert COMBO. FREE Snack Mach, Realtors for details. COMMERCIAL Exciting NEW Product, DRIVERS WANTED 908-583-5400 • 908-679-3490 1-800-3T6-8560 CDL F/T - P/T Flexlable SOUTH RIVER - Completely hours. Starting September for WORK FROM HOME remodeled, 3 bedrm. 2 baths, 017 Office & school year. Private company 1 $500.-$1,500. P/Tpermonth. custom eat-in-klt. New roof, & Floor Space $2,000.-$6,000. F/T month. 1-800-887-9543 windows. Hard wood floors. Call Moo-733-2110 Family rm., fireplace, baseFARM MARKET ment, 2 car garage. Great Full/Time & Part/rime neighborhood. $153,000. MUST SELL/NEED CASH Indoors. Diversified duties Call 908-521-6028 SALE-MANALAPAN OFFICE Apply In person 9am to 5pm CONDO-1,270 sq. ft. 10 yr. old building. Easy access. InMENZEL BROTHERS cludes phone system. Call 130 Highway 34 Selling your home? John Tralna at 908-780-0349 HoTmdet 908-946-3060 You can reach over .FEDERAL JOBS-$18,340.7 020 Buildings $115,700. immediate open035 Help Wanted I ings, 300,000 readers with all occupations & carrer Garages Full Time levels. Jobs in your — area. 1-800-207-5087 an ad in our ADVERTISERS MARLBORO - GARAGES & READERS FOR RENT Classified policy of this newspaper FILE/MAIL CLERK Property Rt. 9 North. With or It Is the all twlp wanted advertisewithout second floor office. that Monday-Friday,_9am-5>m. ments will begin with a lob title. Call 1-800-660-4ADS Call 908-303-1717 days, Call 1-S0O660-4 ADS 908-780-0080 evenings




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Rock to work & roll to bank. Fun job with future. No experi- COMPUTER TRAINER ence necessary We train. l e a l Estate Company, Call R. Stewart 908-294-1280 vlanalapan area, seeking individual who can train En AMIPRO & WORD. Call & SET-UP PLUMBER'S HELPER ACT, Unda 908-536-6000 F/T - P/T No experience For established Plumbing & necessary. Apply in person: Heating firm In Matawan. Garden Manor Catering Entry level position. Call Facility 150 Highway 35 908-566-2417 For Cleaners in Marlboro North, Aberdeen, N.J. area. Monday-Friday. Call PLUMBERS 908-94B-0081 START NOWI CALL CLASSIFIED! Minimum 5 years experience DELIVERY POSITIONS New construction & remodeling. Piece work or salary. Call 908-245-6405


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The Sentinel/Suburban Newspaper is seeking a part time Would you like to earn be-reporter Position will involve a tween $500. and $650. extra number of reporting duties, ineach month? We have eariy cluding feature writing. Ap$12.68/hour to start + benefits. Carriers, sorters, clerks, morning routes available* In illcanis should possess a >aslc understanding of municicomputer trainees. For an ap- the followlnq towns: pal government and school plication and exam Informa- •CARTEHET -COLONIA joard issues. Experience a •EAST BRUNSWICK tion, Call 1-800-270-8015, plus, but will consider recent •EDISON OLD BRIDGE ext. 2647. 9am-9pm 7 days. college graduates. Send re•HIGHLAND PARK RETAIL SALES HELP sume and clips to: •PERTH AMBOY ASSISTANT MANAGERS F/T •JAMESBURG -PISCATAWAY Scott Muller P/T Wholesale for Kids Old- •METUCHEN -PLAINSBORO Managing Editor Bridgo/Snyroville/Matawan. •NORTH BRUNSWICK 7 Edgeboro Rd, Call Joyce 908-918-1211 East Brunswick, N.I, 08816 •WOODBRIDGE TWP. Monday-Fnday, 11am-5pm. Fax 908-254-0486 •NEW BRUNSWICK EOE M/F ROOFING MECHANICFor more Information, Experienced, drivers license call todayl ' required. Year round work. Top $ paid. Call 908-290-0944 Solesce Lingerie Home ParLiri H ties is now in this area. $75 $100. per party $25,000.+ full time 908-390-6501 FT/PT-Experience preferred, but will train appropriate per- DEMONSTRATORS SALES-for upscale children's son. Please contact Susan Christmas Around The Wortd gift store. Scrambles of MariZaslow Fine Collectibles Show merchandise through )oro. Call 908-538-2112 908-583-1499 lome parties, flexible hours. SALES/COMMUNITY REP Call Gerri 908-536-0905 Children Back to School? DEMONSTRATORS We have flox-hour career opSecretaries with word proportunities as a Welcome cessing experience needed CHRISTMAS AROUND A/agon rep. Provide useful InImmediately In the East Brunformation about local busiTHE WORLD swick and Dayton Areas. nesses & tha community. Call APPLY IN PERSON MAKE YOUR OWN HOURS Cecilia 908-530-B510 EOE FREE kit, training & supplies. Welcome Wagon



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EAST BRUNSWICK-Stay at SAYREVILLE-Just what you home Mom will care for your noedl Loving Mom will care Infant/child in my home. Exc.for your child before & after references. Call 908-254-1175 school In my home. Call 908-390-7809



For Nursery School in Manalapan. Conservative SynaNew Brunswick Craft Supply & aouge. Looking for NJ Cartif i a d teachers. Call assembly line packaging fac908-446-1224 AIR CONDITIONING to™ seeks pt help. Several Residential & light commercial shifts available at $5.50. per Call Adrlenne sheet metal shop fabricator, H o u r . 908-846-1314 and shop helper. Also new PT Position for Sylvan Learnconstruction installer. Top pay Center In East Brunswick. with benefits. Year round GENERAL OFFICE ing in English or Elwork. Call between 8am to Keyport location. Hours: Certified ementary Ed. Call & ask for 4:30pm. 908-297-4841 4pm-9pm, Monday thru Erin 908-390-4040 Friday. Duties Include filing, data entry & faxing. Computer TEACHER'S AIDS knowledge a plus. Nice Experienced in child care for Day Care Center. Several resume to: \ -800-697-2228 Magic 98.3 / WMGO Is positions available. accepting applications for 908-607-1000 HEAD TEACHER part-time announcer positions, Applicants should have at Experienced in child care for least 1-2 years of Commercial Day Care Center. State Radio Experience. Send Tape certified. Call 908-607-1000 Creative, Innovative exciting and Resume to: teachers and subs. Sought for LUNCHROOM AIDES TirtvTefft Magic 98.3 Hebrew and/or Jewish for 1996-97 School Year. Operations Manager Studies. Retiglous School K-7, 5 hours per week, $9.50 per 78 Veronica Avenue Sunday AM: Tuesday/ hour. Send letter of applicaSomerset, NJ 08873 4pm to 6pm. Also tion on or before 8/28/96 to: Thursday No phone calls please High-School Sunday AM. Dr. John H. Ambrogl EOE Jewish Center Princeton Superintendent 609-921-7207 Montgomery street South River, NJ 08882, EOE TEACHERS-Creatlve Innovative, judiac, religious studies Dayton area Photo Studio. Flexible hours. Must be MARKETING ASSISTANT teacher for grade 2 Sunday. Macintosh computer literate. Promotional Marketing Co. Also MUSIC Teacher. Sundays Call 908-274-2056 or fax looking for assistant with ex-Call Mr. Dunkel 908-251-4300 resume to 908-274-2058 cellent written & verbal skills to help in all aspects of small TELLER-Looklng for business. Must have creative energetic, outgoing person writing skills, knowledge of with Feller experience lor credExperiened only, 1pm to 5pm. WP 5.1, good phone sRills & it union in Sayraville. Call at 908-727-3500 ext. 18 $7.00 per hour. Manalapan ability to juggle multiple tasks Lynn independently. Hours/pay flex- between 9am-3pm. area. Call 908-303-1717 ible. Fax resume & cover let ter to: Phyllis 908-972-3547




SOUTH BRUNSWICK - LOTS OF TLCI Loving Mom will cara for your child In her home. References. 908-329-O783 SPOTSWOOD-Lovlna mom will care for your child In my horns. Call 90B-723-O282

037a Child Care Wanted

ABERDEEN Loving person to care lor adorable 3 & 8 yr. olds, part timo, in my home. Good salary & benefits. Must have car & references. 908-583-0465 ABERDEEN Need experienced care giver [or 2 children ages 3 S 8. Your home or mine. 30 hours per week. Must diivo. References required. 908-583-8456

COLTS NECK-Part time OLD BRIDGE - Quality child 3pm-7pm Must have drivers care provided in my home. license. Light house keeping Refs. Call 908-679-9197 required. Call 908-462-7329 OLD BRIDGE-Child care provided In my home. Exp. & EAST BRUNSWICK Child cars needed for Infant &. Refs. Call 908-723-9533 kindergardener, tit. Call OLD BRIDGE-child care In my 908-240-4349 home. Excellent references. Call 908-679-2291 EAST BRUNSWICK Non-smoker needed 2 days to OLD BRIDGE-TLC from Mom. help toddler In my home. Big homo. Experienced. Near Lightwith housekeeping. Call RI79 bus. 908-679-2096 908-390-4813 PARLIN - Experienco MOM flOLD - Child care porwill provide child care. Call 908-721-7236 aon noedod for Christian church 8:15am-12:15pm every starting. September. PARLIN-LOTS OF TLC Sunday Call 908-462-7621 Lovinq Mom will care for your infantnoddler, F/T, P/T, in her FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP-Aftor home. Near Route 9. Call school care far 8 & 10 year 908-525-9595 olds In my home. 3-7pm. Car & license required. References. Call 900-577-0381 Energetic, enthusiastic Mom with 19 years experience & KEYPORT-Eariy riser needed. excellent references witl pro 6:30am-8:30am to watch our vide daycare in her home. 6 yr. old in our homo and take Learning activities, crafts &. to school. Must have car. Call 908-204-1691 fun Included. 908-390-1376

Sunday (September to May, 8am to 1pm) Call Linda 609-921-7207, Jewish Center CHILDREN'S CHOICE Princeton Must have own car. 2-3 days 46 W. Ferris St.. E. Brunswick per week, 3 hours per day. Ages 3 months-5 years. Good pay. Call 908-290-0522 Kindergarten. Slate Certified. SHAMPOO PERSON Open 6:30am-7pm, 12 months For Salon In Marlboro, Excela year. Call 908-613-4408 ent opportunity. Salary plus tips. Call Len, Wednesday- EAST BRUNSWICK-Carlng Saturday 903-946-4111 dependable mom loves chilWith or without CDL license. dren with all her heart. In her Free training. Good pay with home. 908-390-5639 benefits. Call 908-536-3485


Call 908-432-9S0O 288 Summeiritll Rd. E.B. NJ


Tiny Treasures Bay Care & Learning Center 3091 Bordentown Ave.

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"Safe, Healthy, Developmental Learning Environment" Special Family Discounts Music, Science, Math Pre-reading, Computers Ages2'/-6 Full & 1/2 Day Sessions Available No registration fee for children enrolled in August & September





New Brunswick restaurant. Flexible hours. Knowledge of Peachtree software a great plusl Please fax resume to 908-418-1979 CASHIER/STOCK Week days only. Hazlet Call 908-739-3466

MEDICAL OFFICE FRONT DESK Computer experience necessary. Monday 8:30-1, Tuesday 1-5, Wednesday 1-5, Thursday 8:30-1 & every other Saturday 8:30-1. Must be flexible. Call 908-739-0707




Weekend Work-Banquets WILL TRAIN CALL 908-536-1167


Perfect ct for stude students.. Old Brid area, Weekda Weekdays 3-6pm RECEPTIONIST Morganville Internist. Must be available days, 1 to 2 The Star Ledger has Immediate openings for early rlsersl evenings & some Saturdays. $135.00 starting salary plus Fax resume to 908-972-4244 car expenses, dental & vision benefits, vacations, commissions, rapid salary Increases. Licenced. Part time. 7th & 8th grade. Rafotm CALL NOWI MD's office. Call Nancy Temple In Manalapan area. 908-739-6720 or Fax resume Weekend & evening hours. to: 908-739-6722 Call 908-536-8297 evenings





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037a Child Care Wanted

I 043 Appliances

046 Firewood

047 Furniture

047 Furniture


048 General Merchandise

048 General Merchandise

048 General Merchandise

SLEEPER FULL Size Castro, DINETTE SET • Formica, neu6' Kit. tbl., w/6 chairs & 3 bar CHIPPER/SHREADER tral, round, 58" w/leaf, 4 chrs., SOFA BED MOVING SALE stools. Pink bathroom 5 hp, 1 year old. $350. Call $56. COCKTAIL TABLE - Queen size, solid tan. Exc. LIVING & DINING ROOM accessories. Pictures & Youth 968-821-0575 Contemp. brass/alass, 42" cond. $180. 908-591-0609 window treatments. 50 gal SETS.mlso. furniture WASHround, $40. Call 908-938-6331 COFFEE TABLE-Country ER/DRYER-elec. piggyback water heater. 908-727-2838 SWIVEL ROCKER-Blue. marble top. $75. Sears-2mo old. 908-972-1529 DINING RM.-Perfect cond. Excellent Condition. A MUST French AIR CONDITIONER-Kenmore. FIREPLACE-Electric. 50m x SNOW BLOWER AMF Husky solid oak w/smoked glass In- SEEI $55. Please call 36in. $75. 908-446-9007 ,000 BTU's. Regular room 4hp 26" cut, self propelled. 4 Iserts Beautiful China cabinet 908-821-1371 /c. $125. Good condition. 047 Furniture speeds, pull start. MOVING SALE forward 6. server w/mirror & lights, 6 :all 908-679-4744 after 6pm. $350. or best offer. Call beCOLLEGE BOUND Living room couch & love fore cane back chrs. $950 Call TABLE & 4 CHAIRS-$150. 7pm 908-432-0124 Full bedroom ensemble pink. WORD PROCESSORS-11) seat-$275. Bedroom set90B-409-2519 DISHWASHER-Whlrfpool, por$100. Maple drop leaf coffe Brother. $50. (1) Smith Co- Queen, formica. $1,200. Wall STEREO-Kenwood/Sansul, SOFA SET table. Like new. Power clean DINING ROOM - 36x60 glass rona $50. Bike-girts 3 spd. unit-formica 3 pcs. $800. Ba- Rack. Excellent sound & energy saver. Model 6000. Floral print-cream/mauve & top/brass frame, 4 mauve table. $200. 908-525-8365 Ross $25. Nintendo-w/games hama beds. $250. Best offers. condition. Asking $199. blue pastels. Brand new-never chairs. $300. or best offer. $150; 908-727-8832 & MOREI 609-395-8897 Call 908-741-9076 $50, Call 908-591-0923 used-$650. Call 908-525-0435 LIKE NEWI Call 908-886-0141 TABLES COMPLETE 18" DSS SATEL- MOVING-POOL-27' Round w/ STOVEANOOD BURNING OLD BRIDGE - Care for 5 DRYER Coffee & endOak with glass LITE SYSTEM. Best price extras & Polaris. Also 7 rooms Heartstone, w/pipes. Like year old in our home, Kenmore. Electric. Works well. A.H. FORMICA tops. 7 years old Paid $1,500. everl DINING ROOM Asking Starting at 516/ f custom made furniture. new. $750. or best offer. Call Monday-Friday, includes Must sell. Only $70. Call Excellent condi- month.(w.a.c) CUSTOM LAMINATED Free ProgramFrench, frultwood. La. tion. Call$650. 908-446-1287 housekeeping. Car & refer- 908-679-5229 908-613-1950 FURNITURE S REFACING Country ing. All major credit cards ac- lust sell! Call 908-521-2973 ighted China closet table &% ences required. Call eves • KITCHENS • WALL UNITS high back cane chrs. Good TABLES-Glass w/ 4 mauve c o p i e d . C SWIMMING POOL-ao' oval, all nowl FHEEZER-Upright, 16 cu, ft., 908-679-4489 • BEDROOM SETS deck & railings. Was $500. 1-800-229-2225 cond Asking $675. Call upholstered chairs. COFFEE $95. Refrig.- 4 cu. ft.. $75. Air • CHILDREN'S ROOMS Now $250. 908-308-3969 TABLE-gray, modern. OLD BRIDGE - Do you need Condltioner-$45. Range-Elec, 908-745-2102 • 908-390-1609 908-495-4677 COPY MACHINE-Mlta 111c. 908-367-2349 eves. ETAGERE-brass & glass. a babysitter before & after apt. size-whte $35. CooktopROOM SET Small. Just serviced. Many school? Refs. Experienced. das, $10. Call 908-613-0021 ANTIQUE WICKER SET DINING BEDROOM SET, sofa, sleep- Best offers. All Exc Cond. TRAILER new parts. $350. Call Call 908-607-9035 White, couch, club chair & er, patio furniture & 3 piece •Call 908-446-2908 POLE BARNS UTILITY 215 pounds. 2 new tires and 908-314-6305 rocker. Exc. cand. $1,500. or wall unit. 908-536-5268 MICROWAVE/GAS OVEN bearings. Best offer. Call Complete packages available. OLD BRIDGE-Looking for WALL UNIT-Contemporary CRIB, BED, BUREAUS, best offer. Call 908-251-1086 dependable person for week- Combo-Caloric 7ft x 8ft. Plus 3 ovaC pedestal Bikes, Girls Desks and Erected or build your own. 900-320-8983 evenings DINING ROOM SET Residential, Commercial or end evenings. 908-607-0878 DISHWASHER-Tappan cocktail tbls. All gray formica. Clothes, Lawn Vacuum, Beer Agricultural designs available VACUUM/CHIPPER - Toy Belt ARM CHAIR, extra Ira $35. Beige, formica. 9 pieces. Mint 808-756-0760 days Cans. Call 908-462-7975 PM to Rediner, Tan, $35. Din rm. condition. Best offer. Call Mint cond. 908-257-0129 Vacuum. 5 spd., good 908-257-B553 evenings meet your needs. FREE Chip tbl., $50. Tbl. Top Cherry, 908-792-7819 cond. No hours. $1,000. SELECTIVE NANNY OVEN-Caloric DINETTE SET, Oak, trestle estimates & brochures. $75. Fitness Ctr. ?35. End Call 908-946-8423 1-800-544-9464 tbl. w/4 chairs. $350. SLEIGH Nannies Needed For Great $15, Gold elec stove, DINING ROOM TABLE-w/6 048 General Gas. Built-in unit with clock & Tbl., Conestoga Bids., Inc. - Twin upholstered $200. chairs, 2 leaves, exc condiFamilies Uve-in/Live-out VERTICALS-Levelora $75. and other Items. Merchandise BED timer. Asking. $75. Call Call RIDING MOWER SEARS, Call 908-432-9500 138" x 70" beige burlap fabtion. Cherry wood. $400. Call 908-721-2252 Needs repair. 12.5 hp. $300. POOL - 18', 5 yrs. old. Motor ric. Excellent condition. $199. 288 Summerhill Rd. E.B. NJ 908-254-6706 908-821-0575 2 yrs. old. brig. $1,000. Ask- or best offer. 908-297-1014 Call 609-259-7302 ENTERTAINMENT UNIT -' $250. Calf 908-721-1572 REFRIGERATOR- GE, 23 cu. AMISH BAR Washed oak. Holds up to a WHEELS - Set of 4 American 038 Cleaning Help lit., >r 6pm beige w/lcemaker, $375. Gazebos, Playhouses, DOLLS Racing, 15" aluminum. $200. | WASHER/heavy duty & Gas Wooden. With glasses. 2 slid- 27 Inch TV. Lots of storage. Sheds, Wanted Swing Sets. 908-842-5922 Like new. $500. 908-613-1252 POWER WHEELS - Jeep ing doors. Call 908-251-1241 Asthon Drake, Gorham, Dryer- Kenmore. white, 5 vrs. =>SORIASIS SUFFERERS battery powered. $75. Danbury Mint, Renee old, $375./set. 908-591-0863 BED - Select Comfort ANTIQUE CANNISTER SET Mew approved spray stops Strugeon Call 908-745-7787 HOUSE KEEPER-Ruferences in. All In boxes. Mint itchy, flaky, red skin or 100% - Full, brand new. EVERYTHING MUST GO 15 piece, pre-war German, required. Must drive. Call REFRIGERATOR-21 cu. ft, adjustable !all 908-409-2925 approximately 68 yrs. old money back. No side effects. WOLFF TANNING BEDS 10 year warranty. $350. Couches, chandeliers, & chrs,, TREADMILL 908-536-8334 New, manual. water & crushed Ice maker on AC 5,000 BTU's, $150. Works when everything else mirrored piano desk, reason- EXERCISE BIKE - older. All AT HOME. Buy direct door. Dishwasher, Stove- Call 201-335-2479 FARM TRACTOR falls. Call now 1-800-61- TAN able prices. 908-679-6810 and SAVEI Commercial-Home exc, cond. Call 609-259-27B6 electric. All in good shape. SPRAY. FORD CIRCA 1951 - Wilh Units from $199.00. Low I$300. takes it alll Call 24" bench table saw attachBED ROOM SET-6 pieces. 2 monthly paymentsl FREE 039 Health Care ARCADE GAMES for homes, ment, road scraper/snow plow. ' B0B-583-9462 HI-RISER dressers, 2 night tables, mirror Catalog. Call Today REFRIGERATOR-Sm. colleoe color Recently overhauled. & headboard. Exc. condition. 33" wide mattresses. Excel- pinball, video, pool, skeeball, 1-800-842-1305 sz. $50. Dog crate sm. $20. ukes & more. New & recondlCall 908-548-8827 Best offer. 908-591-1367 lent condition. Barely used. In- joned. Fully warranted. Also Port-a-crlbs. Fischer Price/ cludes bolsters & covers. Ask* REFRIGERATORS * FIXTURE-Brand new. Alabas- Graco $40. ea. Push Mowers BED-Aflordable queen mat- ing $125, Call 908-780-2380 purchase or trade your ter Guaranteed, 90 days. 048b Infants & brass halogen. FUR (2) $40. ea. 908-536-4802 james. THE FUN HOUSE set ortho plush, luxury Mature minded person need- $175. +. Choice of sizes and tress COAT-Real. Dresser. TV-25 LIVING ROOM - Couch w/2 f609)371-9444 firmNEW-still In plastic. Cost colors. Very clean. Juvenile Items ed to be companion to senior in. color, LAMPS-(2Jwrought ottomans, window treatments, $800. sell $240. 908-525-0435 citizen & drive to doctor plus Can deliver. 908-225-5272 iron, hanging. 90B-536-13B4 end tlb., & lamp. Mind cond. RIBBONS. RIBBONS CRIB-w/mattress & dressing other duties. Must be flexible. Best offer. 908-303-8158 BALLY'S GOLD at THE RIBBON BOW-TIQUE BED-Brass. Queen, complete table. All oak. Very good conCall 609-259-3249 PRICES w/Ortho mattress set Unused, .IVING ROOM SET-Sofa, MEMBERSHIP. Best offer. dition. Best offer. Call LAWN MOWER Rt. UNBEATABLE TV ZENITH 9 South, Summerton Plaza Cost $600. Sell $250. ove seat, chr, w/end tables. Call 908-435-1324 908-462-8831 POLISH AGENCJf INC. 19" Color Portable plus stand. in box.Call Like new. 21 Inch, 4.5 HP. 908-602-9673 Manalapan. 908-431-0007 Very good cond. $250. for set. 3IKE - Ladies, 10 speed. Specializing in older/sick care. Call 908-254-8452 $65. Call 908-254-8452 CRIB/BED SET size w/2 nlte stands. Brand new. Baby swing, play- MATTRESS-Twln, exc. cond. Housekeeper, live-in. ExperiWith mattress, bed has 2 BEDROOM SET - 7 pieces. BED-king $AVE $AVE $AVE $_AVE $ 5 0 . Lots morel Call enced. Call 908-862-0289 pen & walker. Bedframe: full/ $50. Rocking chair. WalnutWASHER & DRYER GAS large drawers underneath: Dark wood. Queen size bed, 908-418-9575 PRE-SEASON SPECIAL queen. Charcoal Grill. All exc.e x c . c o n d . $ 6 5 . C a l l KENMORE. White. Good Exc. cond. Asking $350.. or detachable dresser with 3 PERSONALIZED cond. Call 908-727-9478 cond. $200. For both. drawers $340. Baby swing 908-566-9638 best offer. 908-375-8169 Holiday Greeting Cards Call 908-441-0875 $15, Girl's clothes sizes 2-4. LIVING ROOM CAMERA LENS-TAMRON 039a Care Wanted Call 908-545-5431 40% OFF Sola, loveseat & chair. 2 yrs. SP60 300mm micro zoom MOVING SALE BEDROOM SET young. 2 tone beige w/bluo & lens Includes hood & case BEDROOM SET-For boy. 5 HI-CHAIR. CAR SEAT, LAMP, Frultwood. 2 night tables, mauve. Like new cond. $650. box w/a Cannon or Nikon pieces. KITCHEN SET Call 908-679-4372 BIKES, Little Tikes work shop, COMPANION FOR STROI II044 Computers .triple dresser, armoire, queen or best offer. 908-297-5460 mounting. 908-671-6486 victim in Old Bridge nursli TOYS, twin bed set, recllnerlk wrought Iron & formica w/ 6 offer valid thru 8/31/96 headboard & mirror. Exc. home. 2 hours a day. 2more. Excellent condition. & leaves. Misc. fum. & MOVING SALE - Bar, Cocktail cond. $795. 908-536-4169 TABLE-$60. chairs times a week. 908-536-2915 tools. 908-462-2709 SEWING MACHINE SINGER Best offers 908-431-3317 Table & End tables, Kit. Set,CHANGING $250., Bent wood 486/DX/4-100 • 540 meg disk. 1BEDROOM SET With table, heavy duty zigChest of drawers. Lamps. Camcorder rocker $65., Weight bench & ° .... — " Ram, 4X CD Rom, 14' White, Solid wood, 6 piece 8 Excellent Condition. $65. Odds & Ends. Everything weights $60., & Rower $35. MOVING SALE zag. 040 Situations monitor. $900. Call by Bassett. Good cond. Best must go. Call 908-536-2003 SVG. Contemp, L-shaped sofa w/ Call 908-888-1779 Cair908-721-9589. 908-972-3474 Graco. $40. Call offer. Call 908-251-3281 Wanted queen sized bed & end lounger, $400. or best offer. SEWING MACHINE-Sears. SWING 908-521-1031 SALE CHIPPER-SHREADER-Sears ADVERTISE IN FULL COLOR BEDS - Twin size TRUNDLE, ELECTRONIC, Play Built in cabinet. Foot pedal. Craftsman, 6 HP, Mulching & Scandinavian swivel desk LICENSED Practical Nurse on the internet. Free set up oak white, $150. 3 stools, 2 chlld/teen bedroom sets. pen, infant car seat, tot $150. Only 3 yrs. chair, $35. (2) Chests of draw- Excellent condition. $70. Call Seeking Work. Flexible Hours for first-time advertisers. For "50. and 6 dining room chairs, Bpc pecan queen bedroom. bagging. walker, misc. clothes & toys. 908-519-5634 old Call 908-254-0814 ers, $75. ea. 609-758-7361 Reasonable Rates Kitchen set, hl-riser & more into, write to ADD-NET, PO 160. Call 908-251-4609 Exc. cond. Call 908-972-8861 Call 908-566-7433 Pnced to sell. 908-536-5594 Box 276, Howell. NJ 07731.

MANALAPAN - Peraon needed in my home for 3 school age girls. AM only. Call 908-446-2797 MARLBORO-Mother's Helper Part lime help with infant twins. Light housekeeping. Own transportation. Non-smoker. 908-866-9056 MIDDLETOWN - Part time. Loving, experienced care for Infant & 2 year old References. Excellent salary. Call 908-671-1171

FIREWOOD ROOM - Cools perfectly. Like FOR SALE $125. per cord. All new. $65. Call 908-254-8452 hardwood. Call 908-542-4429





042 Antiques/ Collectibles ANTIQUES

Top prices paid for: Antique furniture, oriental rugs, paintings, jewelry & silver. We purchase entire contents of estates Will come to your home. Call 903-862-0200 BEDROOM SET - 20's. $650. Dining Table w/2 breakfronts $550. Firebox: Dutch brass $150. Call 90B-792-0013


Spend the day in Freehold VICTORIAN HOMES OUTDOOR CAFES 10,000 sq.ft/100 Dealers Open 7 Days • Free Parking 21 W. Main St.' 908-462-7900

BEDS ALL TYPES OF REPAIRS & Up-Grades, Custom Systems. Brass/porcelain, twin & Plat Multi-Task 908-254-1823 form twin w/storage drawers. Exc. cond. 908-238-3435 APPLE MAC TOWER PC BOOKCASE 6100, Keyboard, monitor, ROOM DIVIDER, Height 70' mouse. CD ROM & EZ13S ext. drives. USR 28.8 modem, Width 48". $75. style wnter II printer, UPS, Call 908-495-5857 $1,300, Call 908-^03-8226 COUCH, LOVE SEAT & CHAIR. Black leather. Mint CALL THE PC MD - For all c o n d i t i o n . $ 9 8 5 . C a l l your computer needs. At 908-367-3810 home service of IBM & compatibles running DOS/ COUCH-Belge with light blue, Windows. 908-238-6779 mauve & white floral pattern. Excellent condition. $150. INTERNET Web Site Please call 908-290-1994 Programming. Low rates. Free consultation. 908-845-4808 COUCH-Contemporary-lighl blue, beige & mauve flowers-5 PENTIUM 100, 120, & 133 - plush pillows-like new-pd, w/16 meg. CD Rom, diamond $300.. asking $150. 3 GLASS video cards. Also 586/133 MB SQUARE TABLES w/brass upgrade for 3B6 & 486. Call bottoms-$30.ea. 2 kg, belg LAMPS-$20.ea. 908-613-4761 B08-671-5585 045 Clothing WOMEN'S CLOTHING - Size 16 to XXX - Mink Coat. Exc. cond. MEN'S size 42 - 46 Call 908-297-6557

DAY BED-White Iron & brass. Complete w/2 Ortho mattresses & pop-up trundle. Unused in box. Cost $800. Sell $325. Call 908-802-9673 DESK & CREDENZAExecutive style. $300. LOVE SEATS (matching). King size mattress. Call 908-431-9195


QUALITY MERCHANDISE. Bedroom set, wall unit-3 pieces. Sleeper-Queen. Dinette Set-White formica w/6 chairs. Fixtures-contemporary. Patio set-Tropltone. sofa-SectionalLeather. Tables, China-stem wear. Antiques, paintings & more. Call 908-2W-65S7


Thomasvllle 10 pc, Pecan Din. Room, $2,000. POOL TABLE. $400. Dinette Set. $300. ]3) Bedrm. Sets, no beds $300. each. Redwood Coffee Tbl., $50. Entertainment Center, dr/ oak $75. Oscar Teller Guitar, $75. Crib dk/oak $50. Marment Carriage,$50. Playpen $25. Fireplace Equip. $50. Mahogany Bookcase, $75. Call 908-591 Noon to 9PM only MOVING-Table set-Ivory formica (3pcs.). lamp & mirror. Twin beds (2) formica platform. Exer. bike, pinball mach. & morel Call 908-536-0350 SOFA & MATCHING CHAIRFloral pattern, exc. construction & cond. $150. Call 609-448-5861


049 Merchandise Wanted

Famjly Portraits

AAA ANTHONY'S ANTIQUE PAYS TOP $$$$ for used furniture, glass, art, toys, all collectable!, etc. Love attics & basements. Estate contents bought or auctions. Est. 1979 908-264-3130 Baskin Robblns 908-739-9847 for Uncle Joe SAVE THIS AD AARDVARK ANTIQUES-We buy estates. Top dollar paid. Toys, furn., & collectibles. Free estimates. 908-591-0846 ACTIVE BUYER of all Tralnsl

The Perfect Gift Created in Oils or Pastels


•Birthdays'Anniversaries • All Special Occasions • House Portraits • Pet Portraits • Wedding Portraits

& others. 908-271-5124 A L L LIONEL TRAINS Or Flyer. Top cash appraisal. Price no object. 908-946-2893


Small aluminum boat w/motor. Call 908-727-3887

Artist 155 South St., Freehold, NJ 07728 '908-462-1020


And Photo Equipment. 1 pp. or whole studio. No Polaroid or movie. 908-928-7811


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CASH FOR BOOKS Old Magazines 908-536-0850


Your women's & children's quality clothing & accessories Call 2ND TURN AROUND

908-431-7667 GUNS, swords, military items Lie NJ/Fed Dealer House calls Bert 908-821-4949 TOYS & COLECTIBLES WANTED-From 1950's-1980's (Star Wars, t v movies super heroes, etc) 609-897-0576



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ORGAN L.OWREY Reducedl For Home/Church Originally $10,000 Asking $3,000 Must See Great Can 908-828-1341


Henry Miller Sm Brand Completely refinished, fruit wood Exc rond Just tuned $2,158 Call & leave message T08-431-05B6

051 Sporting Equipment BOBY BY JAKE AB & BACK - Exc condition Onq $225 Asking $95 Call 908-591-8395



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Miriam 908-727-0960 Tom 900-238-4879 NEW & REFACING ALL GAS & ELECTRIC BATHROOM REMODELING HOUSE & OFFICE Cleaning appliances. Washers, dryers, Formlca/Corian available by experienced & responsible RE-NU FLOOR SANDING JOE THE CABINET ranges. Call 908-739-0699 MAKER polish woman. Reasonable SINCE 1948. 908-545-8892 908-432-9616 • 908-679-2841 rates & excellent references. SCRAPING & REFINISHING , Call Barbara 908-613-7372 DAVE'S Hardwood Floors. Repairing/) APPLIANCE SERVICE Installing. Over 30 yrs. exp. I 080c Kitchen HOUSE CLEANING Refrigerators & All Major Appl. Experienced & good Guaranteed. 908-222-8935 ' Cabinets Repair/Installs. 908-363-3356 references. 908-651-8095 UNLIMITED WOOD FLOORS FOR MY CABINETS H O U S E C L E A N I N G Install., sanding, finishing. HELP Appliance Service Experience. References, Reli• Relacing • Remodeling • Washer, dryer, refngerator, able. • Countertops * Call 3u 908-613-5836 diswasher & stove repairs. WADE'S H A R D W O O D Hundreds of styles & colors Call 908-432-9110 HOUSECLEANING - Marlboro F L O O R I N G - I n s t a l l a t i o n s , Free est. Call 908-636-8034 & Old Bridge areas. Low sanding, reflnlshing. Quality rates. Call Glo 908-972-4987 work at reasonable prices. KITCHEN C A B I N E T S 071 Building Wholesale to the public. Call 908-787-5829 You or we install. Free vldao, & Remodeling HOUSECLEANING delivery & free estimates. Call 908-521-0135 AFFORDABLE - Drywall & Reasonable rates. References 080 Gutters Spackllna. Over 20 yrs. exp.available. Call 908-238-8387 KITCHEN TUNE-UP Sheefrock, Paintina and HOUSECLEANING-Rosp. Dull, Sticky, Nicked, Scratched Carpentry. GREAT PRICES. Polish lady will dean your GUTTER Cleaning & Repairs and Worn Areas Repaired. 908-638-6655 ext. 35 louse. 908^525-2336 • WOOD REFACING • FREE ESTIMATES Many styles & colors Call John 908-251 -0893 AFFORDABLE-Slding, Doors HOUSECLEANING-The Best Call 908-755-1977 & Windows. 20 years exp. Good references. Call anytime Vinyl siding & replacement Thefma 908-613-3120 I REFACING SPECIALISTS windows. Great prices! Toll Free. 1-888-452-7717 ext. 35 HOUSES/OFFICE CLEANING 080a Handy Persons 1 Formica/Wood. Raised Panel/ European Style Doors Exp. Good refs. Call Angela & C a l l D & D 806-651-1114 Fefoe 908-257-8216 A HANDYMAN - Meticulous IMMACULATE House Clean- home repairs & Improvements. ing Service. References. 081 Lawn Care Call 908-264-4825 - DECKS - DORMERS • Please Call 908-267-6450 Landscaping M.P. PERFECT CLEANINGHANDYMAN • ADDITIONS-PORCHES • Profesalonal, cleaning homes, ALL AROUND All Typos of Call Mike 908-67P-8513 apts., condos. References. Home Repairs/Improvements A BRANCH INSPECTION Call 908-886-5776 • Summor/Yard Work 908-257-2750, 90B-431-3981 DON-WELL • Shrub Trimminn/Pruning "Large or small we do It all" P-U-R-R-F-E-C-T-L-Y ALL JOBS & HOME • Tree/Stump Removal REPAIRS. Reasonable Rates. 35 yra. carpentry experience. Gutters Cleanod/Ropaired Call 908-390-5172 Fully Insured. Free estimates, •Sod-Stone-Mulch-Soil CLEAN Call Rolllo 903-297-4208 : • Landscape Renovation HOME CLEANING AT ITS rea Est. Fully Ins. ALL JOBS VERY BEST. 908-257-8463 WE SHOW UP 908-251-7307 Carpentry, Tiles, Etc. POLISH LADY WILL CLEAN Painting, Free Estimates. ALL LAWNS & SHRUBS RETRO IRONWORKS your house or apt. Call Bo Experienced. Call 908-721-3253 CUT-Rlsha Landscaping, Free Call 9am-5pm, 908-828-9070 908-826-3376 Est. Reliable. 90B-247-S862 JBA CONSTRUCTION PORTUGUESE LADIES ALWAYS LANDSCAPING Quality work, affordable prices Reliable, experienced, excelIMPROVEMENTS Complete lawn maintenance, Additrons-Sunrooms'Garages lent references. Dally house- & HOME Any Malntenanace Methatching, seeding, pruning, Sldlng-Wlndows-Basements cleaning. Call 908-726-0241 chanic & Home Repairs. Qual- shrub shaping. All phases of Decks»Kltchens»Bathrooms landscaping. 2 yrs. warranty Free est. & Ins. 908-251-3688 RUSSIAN LADY - "You won't ity Work. Call 908-287-8685 on all blunting. In business find a better cleaner." Homes/ since I983. Fully insured, rote., offices. Refs. 908-723-1544 OWNER SUPERVISED "Large or small we do it all" 072 Carpentry THANK-N-CLEAN - Prof. Call 908-257-5599 35 yrs. carpentry experience. Home & office cleaners. Fully Insured. Free estimates. Reliable, refs. 908-390-8711 Call Rolllo 908-297-4208 DECKS, Additions, Kitchens & ARBE LANDSCAPING TOTAL SERVICE CLEANINGBathrooms. S & R Home Trees, Shrubs, Topooil, Fill, Improvements.. 908-679-2291 commerclal/resldental. Daily, Mulch, Stone. All four landweekly, monthly. Fully ins. w/ needs. Bulldozer, & IMPROVEMENT-lnter., exter. scape backlioo work. Fully Insured. THIS OLD HOUSE KIND OF exo. rets. Call 908-721-3253 painting, carpentry. Fully Call 908-721-7142 CARPENTRY-Yes we do that! Insured. Hick 908-787-6526 Call 908-254-1554 077 Drywall GENERAL CONTRACTING and/or Handyman. Wltl work Sheetrock to suit. Reasonable rates. Home Improv./Remodeling Call 908-566-6216 Free est., Ins. 908-251-9450 DRYWALL SPECIALISTSheetrock, tape, popcorn cell- GUTTERS CLEAN & Install fans, decks, carpentry, paint, ings. Free esfT 800-290-0280 drs, win., roofs. 908-7074405 Removal • Paining • Stumps 073 Carpet Cleaning Free estimates Fully Insured 908-721-8671 SHEETROCK & TAPING HANDYMAN- All Jobs, bio & small. Very reasonable. Call B&S INC.-CLEAN TOP SOILSpecializing In small |oba for free est' 908-679-5999 Free estimates Flll dirt, landscape, stonoDIRTY CARPETS & , 1-800-640-3969 HANDYMAN- The Home- mulch, grading, excavating. UPHOLSTERY - Best service owner's Friend. All types of Dozar/Backhoo R e n t a l s . & Price. 20 vrs. experience.' home repairs. Carpentry, 908-521-2123/908-566-7148 Call 90S-846-9325 painting, etc. 908-780-3509. 078 Electrical








ALL TYPES of Electrical Work Recessed lights, track lighting, fans, service changes, 074 Carpet Install paddle l i e . #6252. Hal 908-572-6750 Repair/Sale DEPENDABLE Electric Co. Lie. #5151. Complete service. A.J. CARPET DESIGNS Free Estimates. 908-738-7070 Installatlons/Shop-at-Home/ •ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORRepalrs/Restretches Quality tor Less 908-536-4703 • Power 'Lighting •Controls • 24 Hour Service Lie. #13220 Call Rich Karol 908-7B7-7491 CARPET REPAIRS JBS ELECTRIC- A/C lines & We Do The Following: pools, Ceiling & attic fans. Re-stretching Lie. #11363. Pet Damage Burn Marks Reasonable. 908-888-8298 Free estimate. Carpet removal Relay Used Carpet SAME DAY SERVICE


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LAWN MAINTENANCE Expert Landscape Design Commercial/Residential Fully Insured, Free Estimates ODD JOBS Can do most any' Call 908-679-8248 thing. No Job Too Small. Call John 908-251-0893 •CUSTOM LANDSCAPING* Brick Pavers • RR Tie Walls Patios, Walks, Walls, D'waya 080b Home * TCVfAL LAWN CARE * Call 908-679-7221 for Quality Improvements We honor Visa, MC, Discover ADDITIONS - All HOME HEDQES.& SHRUBS trimmed REPAIRS - Painting, or removed. Small loader for Basement finishing. Free est. hire. Call 908-446-3196 Fully Insured. 905-821-5969 ADDITIONS - Basements, L & M TREE SERVICE bathrooms, kitchens, decks. Expert Tree/Stump Removal Jobs big or small we do them Free Estimates, Insured Free Estimates. Lio. #9944 allt References, free est. Call 908-257-1712 Quality Plus 908-521-2491 Bonded & Insured JIM'S CARPET Residential & Commercial INSTALLATION M D F LANDSCAPING - Lawn ALL JOBS - Small & BIG.Services, Sales, cleaning, re-lays, Trimming, Mulch & carpentry, roofing & 908-525-9770 Concrete, re-stretches and repairs. Stone. Yard clean-up, sto. much more. FREE estimates. Call 908-495-9483 Removal Concrete, wood & MP ELECTRIC INC. - All Call George 908-238-2257 Electrical repairs/Installations Metal. Free est. You can Burglar alarms. Llc.#8977B count on usl 908-525-0423 075 Ceramic Tile Free Estimates. 908-739-8797 J&C CONTRACTING Repair/Install OX HOME IMPROVEMENTS .REE EST., FULLY INSURED 908-525-2822 • 908-721-7881 AFFORDABLE • Tree removal Ceramic tile-Install $2.75 & up KITCHENS Trimmingg sq. ft. Free est. 908-845-3784 ng learing •New *Ralacina •Countertops Lot Cleari Free Estimates. Insured. ndi Grind GENERAL REMODELING Stumpp Grinding CUSTOM CERAMIC TILING Industrial, Commercial, 90 I Low Prices, Quality Work Fully Ins. 908-446-2040 New installation, repairs, Residential. Uc. #7134. 25 Years Experience remodeling. Free estimates. OVER GROWN SHRUB Call 908-542-2274 John Cherry 908-290-9086 908-525-1011 Removal or PRUNING. Larson Services. 908-536-2613 S&B ELECTRIC INC. Residential/Industrial DECKS • DECKS Lie #13437. 908-254-8315 PARAGON LAWN INC. Painting, Popcorn Coilin • Lawn Maintenance Installers of TILE & MARBLE Bathrooms. Call 908-651-' • Fertilization & Landscaping E.B. Area 908-238-3325







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HOME IMPROVEMENT & Overhead Door. All types of Home Improvements. All types of Garage Doors & Repairs Call 908-787-6538


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Specializing In grounds, cleanDON'S CUSTOM MASONRY ups/landscape/lawn malnt. "Large or small, we do it alll" Flreplaces/Patios/Foundations Call §08-613-9410. FREE est. Free estimates 908-251-4352 MASON will fix & repair steps, sidewalks & plastering. Very 082 Lawn Mower reasonable. 908-988-0029

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Lawn Mowers • Snow Blowers Chain Saws • Trimmers Pickup & delivery avail. FREE est. Call Bob 908-438-1299


Pianos, apartments, homes, offices Quality work at an af- Attics, Basements & Debris fordable price Lie. #PM00662 No lob too BIG Call 908-634-4122 Rick 908-251-5953

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FURNITURE HAULING Hung with TLC, patience & Affordable Clean-ups $299, 3 ROOM SPECIAL # 1 in Furniture Care Anyneatnessl Maria 908-888-1337 We take away anything SAL'S PAINTING where. Full household/partial Free est 90S CALL FOR INQUIRIES move Lic.PM00276 Fully Insured. Call Jim S08-905-0997 AFFORDABLE CLEAN-UPS 908-390-0103 908-618-1532 BUSY B's PAINTING Basements, oarages, attics, InUExt., Wallpapering ds and light hauling, also ACCENT PAINTING- ALL ns., Free £st 968-238-5553 JOBS. Excellent Indoor & outReal Estate specials door painting. Residential & EXTERIOR/INTERIOR Call 908-607-0567 Painting • Powerwashlng commercial Free estimates. INTRODUCES COMPLETE CLEAN-UPS Fully Insured 908-679-5999 Wallpapering • Free Est. Residential/Commercial. Call 108-486-2363 We take away anything. AFFORDABLE PAINTING Oversized Shipping JOE JAY Free estimates. 908-329-6435 Intenor/exterlor, reliable, Made Easy Painting & PaL. MOVING? "If you're unwanted quality work, reasonable rates Call 908-656-1312 • College bound shipments lunk Is useable"? Call for free call Room by Room Painting • Antiques, Art, Computers 908-607-2577 pick-up. Call 609-259-2080 • Furniture, Signs, etc. KELLY'S PAINTING Call 908-972-1002 REMOVAL of-old sheds, PAPERHANGING pools, firewood, branches, apPAPER REMOVAL pliances, metal, dirt, concrete, Interior & Extenor 15 YEARS EXPERIENCE Bricks etc. 908-446-3196 084a Hauling GET THE BEST FOR LESSI Free Estimates 908-679-2142 TRASH and JUNK REMOVAL Free estimate. 908-583-3306 Anything you want taken to Free estimates. Call LIGHT MOVING & HAULINQ dumps 908-721-8246 Painting, Plastenng, Taping, PICKUP TRUCK INTERIOR/EXTERIOR Sheetrock, Papemanging. Reasonable & Dependable POWERWASHING Quality Free Estimates Call 908-251-9037 Work Reasonable Rates. CHECK Call Mike 908-363-2786


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MASONRY - NEW WORK REPAIRS. Rafs. Avail. Call 908-254-0643

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Residential • Commercial Over 25 years experience "Our prompt service means savings for you". Fully insured • 908-3T6-2337


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ALL STEEL Storage sheds pnmed & painted Call Bus. 9 08-251-5953 Home 908-656-1094 Ask For Mark


"Tearoffs not Included with special pricing". Walkable roofs only. Call 908-583-0412 800-794-ROOF PLEASE ASK FOR ALEX

908-390-8655 ANYTIME, ANYWHERE THE ROOF DOCTOR MIKE'S Seals your leaks when you protection the most. PROFESSIONAL need Roof repair specialist. Painting & Wallpaperlnglnc. Int/Exl. 10% off. Freetst





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PAINTING & Paperhanglng • Honest 'rpric- ASCH ROOFING and SIDING Int/Ext Free Est _... . Seamless Gutters . Repairs es. Call Joe at 908-937-8166 Fully Insured. Free Estimates 808-238-4463, 908-257-6965


Interior/Exterior - Wallpaper CARLIN ROOFING removal. Poweiwashing CONSTRUCTION - Roofs, Quality work. 20 yrs. exp. Insured. John 908-251-0893 vinyl siding, all repairs. Free est. Insured. 908-458-5619 PAPERHANGING $13./slngle roll. 24 years exp. J & R ROOFING & SIDING Mike 908-462-9097


Exp. & Ins. 908-846-7525 S & R ROOFING & SIDING Painting & Paperhanging Interior/Bctenor Fully Insured Windows, Carpentry. Fully Ins Free estimates 908-780-3575 FREE Estimates 908-679-2291



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Repair, Jacks, Wiring 25 yrs. exp. w/NYNEX Call Ed, 908-536-2477

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ALTERATIONS-Dressmaklng Curtains, LOW LOW PRICES! Call Now. 908-360-9011

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BUICK PARK AVENUE '91 6 cyl., 3800 engine, All power, auto, leather, well kept, very clean. 65,000 miles Asking $8,375. Call 908-389-1322


Complete kitchen/bath remodeling. Water Heaters. Sewer & Drain Cleaning. Reasonable rates Free Estimates. License #5628. We do It all.

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CHEVROLET CORVETTE '79 L82, California package, $7,500. Call 908-591-8328 CHEVY MONTE CARLO SS 1985. Exc. Cond New trans, alternator, b a t , tires. $4,500. or best offer. 908-370-7868 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER LANDAU '89 - Clean & loaded. 74,000 miles. 1 owner. $4,200. Call 908-591-8446

Water heaters, service, sewer FORD MUSTANG '83-Red & cleaning and new plumbing.black 3.8 auto. All power. Uc #7417. Call 908-422-1322 10,000 miles on new engine. Body in Exc. shape. $1,000. or best offer. 908-^51-7077


FORD PROBE GT TURBO '89-5 spd., loaded ABS, sunroof, 103,000 mi. Exc. cond. $3,800. or best offer. Call 908-246-2004

908-251-5660 HONDA CIVIC '93 KIERAN KELLY Teal 2 dr., fully loaded.

24,000 miles Call Serving Monmouth, Middlesex 908-238-7115 & Ocean. Radio dispatched. Remodeling, repairs, new construction. Every aspect of HONDA CIVIC CRX Plumbing & Heating, Installation & Trouble shooting. Lie. '89-Red 5 s p d , a/o. 120,000 HWY miles, am/fm stereo cas#10261 Call 908-957-9558 sette. $3,500 Firm. Call §08-577-9144


Plumbing & Heating. Water JEEP CJ7 '85 - 6 c y l , 5 sp Heaters, Boilers Appliances & new tires, new soft top, na top w/doors. Runs great, Gas Grills installed Small jobs OK 7 day serv NJ Plumbing kinB$ O b fl Uc #9454. 908-727-7719

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LINCOLN MARK VII LSC '87 ABLE & DEAD 7 Days Free Removal of Junk Cars. Exo. running cond. 113,000 miles. Asking $3,500. Call $$ for new/old. 908-390-5531 908-536-0691 evenings 908-251-7772 daytime MAZDA MIATA '91 - Silver, Cash Paid for Junk & Running Cars. Call 908-525-8252 Mind cont. 1 owner. Package Beeper 908-712-7639 A. Auto, air. 27,100 miles. $12,000. Call 908-933-1872



MAZDA MX 6 '89-auto, a/o, all power, am/fm/ass., cruise, AND TRUCKS. LARGE OR sun roof, 70,000 miles. Mint SMALL. ANY CONDITION. H & H AUTO WRECKERS condition. $6,400. or beat 908-591-0366 offer. Call 908-607-2764

MAZDA PROTEGE DX ' 9 1 Black, 4 dr., auto, a/o, Exc. cond. 44,000 miles $6,500. Keypad engine kill. Call '80-'94. Paying 1,000's over 908-536-1027 dealers Hi miles OK. Lease & MERCURY SABLE WAGON bank payoffs OK. Cash at '88 - white, leather, am/fm your door. Call 908-462-5017 cass., plvt, p/locks, alloyed wheels. Mint cond. 80,000 CASH FOR YOUR CAR miles. $4,900. 908-972-9221 ARTY'S AUTO SALES MITSUBISHI SIGMA 6 '88 - East Brunswick 908-257-6700 Auto, air, p/w, p/l, 92,000 m i , auto susp., stainless steel exhaust, am/fm stereo cassette. All makes & models. Cash on $2,500. Call 908-261-0953 the SPOT. Call 908-477-0228 NISSAN PULSAR NX '87 • White, mint cond., T-tops, auto, air, garage kept. 95,000 For junk cars, trucks, for mi. $3,000 Can 908^495-5558 recycling. Call anytime Tommy Dell's 908-787-5453 NISSAN SENTRA XE '94 5 speed. 2 door. Air, p/s, c/c, D O N A T E CARS Trucks, am/fm cass. 59,700mi. Must RV's, Boats. Running or not. sell, leaving for school. Free immediate towing. Free $7,900. Call 908-536-3916 phono card to donors w/ad. Free info on book value of your car. Tax deductible. OLDS CIERA BROUGHM Jewish Hentage for the Blind. '88. 4 dr., burg. V6, 3.8 litre. Fully loaded. 1 owner. 85,000 mi., rebuilt engine. Asking $3,800. Call 908-251-2474 JUNK & RUNNING CARS OLDSMOBILE DELTA 88 '85 24 HOUR SERVICE Black. 4 door. Auto., air. TOP CASH PRICES PAID 101,000mi. 1 owner. Asking 90B-536-8031, 609-758-8850 $2,^50. Call 908-739-0393 WANTED OLDS OR BUICK PLYMOUTH BARRACUDA '82-'S5-Delta 08, Olds 98 '66 - Fastback, orig. owner. or LeSabra. pwr. drv. seat. Rebuilt motor. C a l l Low ml. pref. will pay fop $$ 908-238-3331 leave message. for exel cond. 908-297-4584 WANTED-RUNNING and PONTIAC FIREBIRD REPAIRABLE Cars & Trucks '85- V6 new engine, tires, $100. and UP. Junk Cars clean. Runs well. $2,000. Cal Removed. 908-238-9481 908-264-6326 WE BUY JUNK CARS SATURN SL1 '91 - White, air, Marlboro Auto Wreckers p/s, p/b, cassette, tilt, cruise, 908-591-1400 exg. cond., 67,000 mi. Asking $6,600. Call 908-251-4826



* Six acres of new and used Nissans * Conveniently located

The '96 Nissan Pathfinder cango anywhere!

Professional & experienced sales staff • Award winning service & parts department


113 Auto Parts Services

SEIZED CARS from $175: Porsches, Cadillacs, Chevys, B M W ' s , C o r v e t t e s . Also Jeeps, 4WD's. Your area. Toll Free 1-800-898-9778, Ext. A-5133 for current listing.

YOUR AD CAN BE HERE Call for more information 1-800-660-4 ADS SUBARU GL '88 - Red. Air, sunroof. New clutch. 68,000 REBUILT MOTOR, slant six, mi. Good c o n d . Asking rear window, etc. for 1966 $2,495. n e g . C a l l Plymouth Barracuda. Call 908-238-3331 leave message 908-543-1819


* Full stocked parts department



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<* 908-572-4233



> 4 Lines $ * ) A 0 0 «2 Times



When you can count among your best salespeople, people who don't even work for you, then you know you've got a pretty special thing going. Such is the case with Saturn. There are countless stories out there of Saturn owners recommending cars to friends, neighbors and family members; of customers who volunteer to talk at auto shows and civic groups. Are these people nuts? No, they're all just very, very satisfied, that's all. Hope to see you soon.


.. 116 Motorcycles Mo eas P CASH PAID

TOYOTA CAMRY '89 Auto, grey. Well maintained, • exc. cond. $5,125. Cal 908-905-7514 TOYOTA CRESSIDA '88 • 4 dr, fully loaded, all electric Garage kept. 1 owner. $6,750. or best offer. 908-972-9658

For Private Party Items

I talked a friend into buying one and he's still a friend."

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110 Autos for Sale


Third week must be consecutive Pre-Paid • $5.00 each additional line Not refundable • Price adjustments only You must call to renew your ad for the free week before deadline.

908*821-9300 COLLISION REPAIRS: 572-4447 Route 130, South Brunswick


M t l Md For Motorcycles & Mqpeds Call 908-820-881 f

117 Trucks/Vaiis CHEVY STEP VAN '67-& extra 6 cyl. engine. Call 908-656-1094 or leave message 908-251-5953

FORD 350 '85

Your Ad Can

$2,500. Veiy good condition. Call 908-940-5585 NISSAN PICKUP 4x4

'91. 60,000 miles.

Exo. cond. $7,500. Call 908-723-1544 TOYOTA PREVIA LA VAN '92 Orig. owner. Don't need, children all drive. Serviced by Toyota. Fully loaded. Exc. cond. 73.000 miles. $14,500. Call 908-536-9044 after 6pm.


118 Motor Homes Rec. Vehicles


23' CLASS A MOTOR HOME '94 - Many extras, new cond. Only 8,000 miles, sleeps 4. Call 908-928-8336

Call 1-800-660-4ADS

26' TRAVEL TRAILER '90 Prowler, sleeps 4, AC, awnings, shower, 1 owner. Asking $9,000. Call 908-549-2955 T R A V E L T R A I L E R 18'Sleeps 6. As is FREE. POP-UP; sleeps 4. As is FREE. Call 609^448-0351


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4.6 Ltr V8 Engine, auto o/d, trans, p/s, p/b, auto air cond., p/windows, p/locks, p/seat, leather int., traction assist, VIN #TY6897651, Stk. #6065, MSRP $38,365



or Per mo. Buy 24 mos. For

New 1996 Mercury V I L L A G E R Mlnlvan, 7 pass seat, 3.0 V6, auto trans, p/s, p/b, dual air, p/w, p/l, p/seat, cruise, tilt, priv. glass, alum wheels, am/fm cass., remote entry, Vln #TDJ54517, Stk. #6348, MSRP $25,195.


$8470 ew 1996

Lincoln C O N T I N E N T ,

4.6 Ltr va, auto trans, p/s, p/b, auto air cond, leather, p/moon roof, memory profile syst, p/w/l/seats, auto dim mirror, JBL audio, traction cont, am/fm :ass, VIN #TY734018, Stk. #6428, MSRP 145,240 01


I Per mo. " Buy 24 mos. For



4dr, 6cyl, auto, ps, pb, ac, am/fm stereo w/cassette, cloth Interior, pw, pdl, tilt, cruise, p/seats, p/mlrrors, p/trunk release, gauge package, delay wipers, r/defroster, floor mats, aluminum wheels, and MORE! Stock #6435. VIN: TA666417. MSRP: $21,145.



4 dr, 4 cyl, auto, ps, pb, ac, am/fm stereo w/cassette, cloth Interior, pw, pdl. tilt, cruise, p/mlrrors, p/antenna, p/trunk release, gauge package, delay wipers, r/defroster,,' floor mats, all season radial tires, anal MORE! Stock #6361. VIN. Tk641342. MSRP.


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Route 18 • East Brunswick • 908-257-5300

'Prices reflect mfg. rebates in lieu of 2 9% financing, 2.9% financing available in lieu of mfg rebates **No money down on Continental, Sable GS and Mystique GS. Leases are 24 mo/24,000 mi., 150 per mi. thereafter. Prices & I leases include all mfg rebates, Mercury prices & leases include $400 coll grad rebate, if qualified, as cash down Sable includes $500 lease renewal rebate, if qualified Due at inception 1 st mo.pymt, ref. sec. dep. (Town Car $500, Villager $275, Continental $475, Sable $300, Mystique $275), cap cost reduction (Town Car, Villager, $900, Continental, Sable & Mystique $0). Total payments/total cost/purchase option = Town Car $11,496/$15,396/$21,333, Villager $6216/$9016/$16,117, Continental $11,256/$14,636/$25,429, Sable $6696/$8596/$13,687, Mystique $6456/$7131/$11,422. Prices include all costs to be paid by consumer except tax & MV fees.


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