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PUBLIC NOTICE TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS
INVITATION TO BID
Invitations are extended to qualified Bidders to bid for the following Project:
Loading, Transportation and Disposal of Leaves Contract
Bids will be accepted only by mail or in person to the Office of the Township Clerk, Scotch Plains Municipal Building, 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076 (Attn: Barbara Riepe, Township Clerk) until
August 24, 2000 at 10: 00 a. m. The Township of Scotch Plains (hereinafter “Township”) shall not be responsible for any bid mailed which is lost in transit or delivered late by the Postal Service. At the above time, the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. All bids must be presented in sealed envelopes which are clearly marked “Bid for Loading, Transportation and Disposal of Leaves Contract, 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076”. No bid will be received after the time and date specified.
After receipt of bids, no bid may be withdrawn within sixty (60) days after the date of the bid opening except if provided for herein. The bid of any bidder who consents to an extension may be held for consideration for a longer period of time as may be agreed upon between bidder and the Township.
All bids must be on the bid forms provided by the Township of Scotch Plains in the bid package. Specifications and bid forms may be obtained from the office of the Director of Public Property, 2445 Plainfield Avenue, Scotch Plains, between the hours of 9: 00 am and 3: 00 pm Monday through Friday.
Bid proposals and all required documents must be completed and submitted by the date as set forth above. All documents in the enclosed bid package must accompany the bid proposal.
In addition to the above documents, a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond issued by a responsible bank, trust company or insurance company, payable to the Township of Scotch Plains shall be submitted with each bid as guaranty that if a contract is awarded the bidder shall execute said contract. The bid security shall be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid or TwentyThousand Dollars ($ 20,000) whichever is lower.
All bid security, except the bid security of the three apparent lowest responsible bidders shall, if requested in writing, be returned after ten (10) days from the opening of the bids (Sundays and Holiday excepted) and the bids of such bidders shall be considered withdrawn.
The Township reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive immaterial informalities, or to accept any bid which, in the opinion of the Township of Scotch Plains, will be in the best interest of the Township all in accordance with the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law N. J. S. A. 40A: 111 et seq. In the event of an equal or tie bid, the Township shall award the bid to the bidder which, in the Township’s sole discretion, best serves the interest of the Township.
The Township also reserves the right to reject any and all bids if sufficient funds are not available and/ or appropriated.
The selected Bidder, will, within seven (7) days of award of the bid, enter into an appropriate contract with the Township.
All bidders must comply with P. L. 1975, Chapter 127, entitled “An Act Relating to Affirmative Action in Relation to Discrimination in Connection with Certain Public Contracts and Supplementing the ‘Law Against Discrimination’ approved April 16, 1945 (P. L. 1945, Chapter 169)” N. J. A. C. 17: 27, as amended from time to time, and the Americans with Disability Act.
Where applicable, prevailing wage rate shall be paid to all workers on the job as per N. J. A. C. 34: 1156, 25 et seq.
BY ORDER OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS OF THE COUNTY OF UNION, STATE OF NEW JERSEY.
WALTER F. DINIZO DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROPERTY
BARBARA RIEPE TOWNSHIP CLERK 1 T – 7/ 20/ 00, The Times Fee: $82.11
Gerard F. Dunn, 62, Church Usher Had Owned Business in Westfield
Charles A. Young
Charles A. Young of Scotch Plains died on Sunday, July 9, in Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.
Born in Maywood, he had lived in New York and Bogota before moving to Scotch Plains in 1933.
Mr. Young had been an engineer with Bell Labs in Whippany for 33 years before retiring in 1983. He was granted two patents by the company.
He had been employed with PanAm Airlines as a flight radio operator during World War II and was assigned to the air transport command that returned the wounded and dead.
He also did special assignments in West Africa and Turkey.
Mr. Young attended the Newark College of Engineering.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Young, and two sons, Charles R. Young and Ronald D. Young.
Private services were arranged by the Rossi Funeral Home in Scotch Plains.
July 20, 2000
Richard R. Buonanno, 51, Was Actor On Broadway, Film and in Television
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Gerard Francis Dunn, 62, of Westfield died on Saturday, July 1, in Overlook Hospital in Summit.
Born in Brooklyn, Mr. Dunn lived in Westfield since 1976.
Mr. Dunn had been the owner of Premium Goals in Westfield for seven years before retiring last year.
He was a graduate of Bernard M. Baruch College in New York City.
Mr. Dunn was an usher at St. Helen’s Roman Catholic Church in Westfield.
Surviving are his wife, Leona Margaret McLeod Dunn, and two daughters, Mary Beth Dunn of Cin cinnati, Ohio and Carolyn Dunn of
Westfield. A Mass was held on Thursday, July 6, in St. Helen’s Church in Westfield, following the funeral from the Higgins and Bonner Echo Lake Funeral Home in Westfield. Interment took place at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Westfield Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 356, Westfield, 07091, or to the American Cancer Society, New Jersey Division, Inc., 507 Westminster Avenue, Elizabeth, 07207.
July 20, 2000
Richard R. Buonanno, 51, of New York City died on Sunday, July 9, at home.
Born in Rahway, he had lived in Westfield before moving to New York City 10 years ago.
Mr. Buonanno was an actor who appeared in the Broadway musical
Hair, the 1970s version of King Kong
and in several madefortelevision movies.
He was also a freelance writer and worked selling tickets for the Shubert Theatre in New York City.
He was a member of the Actors Guild of New York.
Surviving are his parents, Ralph and Eleanor Buonanno, and a sister, Barbara Buonanno.
A Mass was offered on Friday, July 14, in the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Westfield.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Dooley Colonial Home, 556 Westfield Avenue in Westfield.
July 20, 2000
Regina C. Brodersen
Regina C. Brodersen of Scotch Plains died on Sunday, July 16, in Overlook Hospital in Summit.
Born in Richmond Hill, N. Y., she had lived in Clark before moving to Scotch Plains in 1993.
Mrs. Brodersen had been employed for 24 years with Robert Hall Clothiers in Manhattan before retiring in 1977.
Surviving are a son, Frederick Brodersen; two brothers, Edward Zimmer and Louis Zimmer, and five grandchildren.
A Mass will be offered at 9: 30 a. m. today, Thursday, July 20, in St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains.
The funeral will be from the Rossi Funeral Home in Scotch Plains.
July 20, 2000
George Collins, 78
George Bradley Collins, 78, of Phoenix, Ariz. died on Thursday, July 6, in Mesa, Ariz.
Born and educated in Westfield, he later lived in various parts of the state before relocating to Arizona many years ago.
Mr. Collins had been employed by Exxon for 31 years, retiring as District Manager for New Jersey. After moving to Arizona, he was active as a hospital volunteer.
He served in the United States Army during World War II.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Gertrude Collins; a son, Bradley Collins of Parker, Colo.; a daughter, Beth A. Collins of Tempe, Ariz.; a sister, Jane Peterson of Westfield, and a grandson.
A memorial service was held in Tempe on Saturday, July 8, in the Tempe Mortuary. Interment will take place in Chatham, Mass.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 2929 South 48th Street, Temple, Ariz. 85285.
July 20, 2000
Joseph De Fiore, Sr., 75, Elks Leader; Had Retired From General Motors Mary H. Bellman, 85, Was Volunteer;
Member of Local Methodist Church Bertine De Bue, 82
Bertine De Bue, 82, of New Bern, N. C. died on Saturday, July 8, in the Twin Rivers Nursing Center in New Bern.
Born in Garwood, she had lived in Mountainside for 40 years before moving to North Carolina.
Mrs. De Bue was employed by the New Jersey Association of Retarded Citizens.
She was also a longtime volunteer for the Mountainside Rescue Squad.
Surviving are Charles F. De Bue, her husband of 55 years; three sons, Douglas De Bue, Thomas De Bue and Gary De Bue; a daughter, Charlene De Bue; three sisters, Carolyn Hyslip, Marilyn Rheinhart and Jeanne Loveland, and four grandchildren.
Services have been held.
July 20, 2000
Mary H. Herren Bellman, 85, of Bridgewater died on Thursday, July 13, at the Arbor Glen Continuing Care Retirement Community in Bridgewater.
Born in Snyder, Ark., she lived during most of her childhood in La Feria, Tex. She also resided in Puerto Rico and London, England, before relocating to Westfield in 1964. She moved to Bridgewater in 1996.
Mrs. Bellman had been a business librarian for Pan American Oil Refinery in Texas City, Tex., where she worked for seven years before retiring in 1953.
She earned a Bachelor of Library Science Degree from Arkansas A & M University and received her Master of Library Science Degree from Louisiana State University.
She was a librarian at the Naval Base in South Carolina during World War II.
Mrs. Bellman served as a volunteer with the Friends of the Library in Westfield and with Overlook Women’s Auxiliary in Summit, where she logged 2,500 hours.
She also volunteered with the Food Bank for the Interfaith Council and with the First United Methodist Church of Westfield, and was the founder and Honorary Chairperson of the Arbor Glen Continuing Care Retirement Community.
She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Westfield.
She was predeceased by her husband, David J. Bellman, in 1993. Surviving are a daughter, Sarah K. Bellman of Cranford; two sisters, Martha Reed of Pine Bluff, Ark. and Lizzie Withers of Tucson, Ariz.
The funeral service was held at the First United Methodist Church on Monday, July 17, followed by interment at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
Memorial donations may be made to the Friends of the Library, New Jersey Library for the Blind, 2300 Stuyvesant Avenue, Trenton, 08618.
July 20, 2000
Joseph C. De Fiore, Sr., 75, a lifelong resident of Scotch Plains, died on Thursday, July 13, at Overlook Hospital in Summit.
Mr. De Fiore had been an assembly line worker for the General Motors Corporation in Linden for more than 28 years before retiring in 1990.
He served in the United States Navy during World War II and was a member of the American Legion Post in Warren.
He was a former Exulted Ruler with the Elks Lodge No. 2252 in Watchung Hills and a volunteer at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center
in Lyons. Surviving are his wife, Edith De Fiore; five daughters, Sharon Lenar, Linda De Fiore, Donna Mahachek, Patricia Banko and Susan Scaccia; two sons, Joseph C. De Fiore, Jr. and Jeffrey De Fiore; two sisters, Mary De Fiore and Angelina Wagner; a brother, Rocco De Fiore, and 10 grandchildren.
A Mass was offered on Monday, July 17, in St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains, following the funeral from the Rossi Funeral Home, also in Scotch Plains.
July 20, 2000
Dorothy Henderson, 76
Dorothy P. Henderson, 76, of Scotch Plains died on Friday, July 14, at the Ashbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scotch Plains.
Born in Brooklyn, she had resided in Westfield for many years and in Lakehurst for 12 years before relocating recently to Scotch Plains.
Mrs. Henderson was a graduate of Pratt Institute in New York City, where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietary Science.
She was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield and a member of the Board of Directors of the Westfield YWCA, where she served in several positions. Mrs. Henderson was also a member of the Woman’s Club of Westfield.
She was predeceased by her husband, William W. Henderson, on March 10.
Surviving are three daughters, Lynne M. Henderson of North Plainfield, Jill A. Berns of Gorham, Me. and Hope E. Schauer of Scotch Plains, and a grandson.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 15, at the Memorial Funeral Home, 155 South Avenue in Fanwood. Private interment took place on Sunday, July 16, in Catskill, N. Y.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
July 20, 2000
Salvatore D. Salzano
Salvatore D. Salzano of Scotch Plains died on Wednesday, July 12, in the Clark Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clark.
Born on Staten Island, he had lived in South Plainfield before moving to Scotch Plains in 1998.
Mr. Salzano had been a furnace engineer for the Kelite Chemical Company in Berkeley Heights for many years before retiring in 1980.
He was a life member of the Italian Progressive League of South Plainfield.
Surviving are Mary Salzano, his wife of 60 years; a son, Vincent Salzano; a daughter, Marianne Salzano; four grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren.
A Mass was offered on Saturday, July 15, in St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains, following the funeral from the Rossi Funeral Home, also in Scotch Plains.
July 20, 2000
Barbara Gartenberg, 55
Barbara Ann Gartenberg, 55, of Scotch Plains died on Friday, July 14, at home.
Born in Brooklyn, she lived in Scotch Plains for 28 years.
Surviving are her husband, Miles Harvey Gartenberg; two sons, Adam Gartenberg and Elliot Gartenberg, and a grandchild.
Graveside services were held on Sunday, July 16, in Beth David Cemetery in Elmont, N. Y.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Menorah Chapels at Millburn in Union.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of New Jersey.
July 20, 2000
Phyllis K. Hoos, 96
Phyllis K. Conrad Hoos, 96, of Middletown died on Thursday, July 13, in the King James Care Center in Middletown.
Born in White Cloud, Ind. on July 6, 1904, she had lived in Westfield for 20 years and in Green Brook for 40 years before moving to Middletown a year and a half ago.
She was a homemaker. A graduate of the Indiana Central Normal School, Mrs. Hoos had taught in a oneroom school house in Cordydon, Ind. for several years.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Westfield for more than 50 years.
She was predeceased by her father, William Conrad, and by her husband, C. Elden Hoos, in 1959.
Surviving are a son, Charles E. Hoos of Sea Bright; two grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren and a greatgreat grandchild.
Funeral services took place at the John E. Day Funeral Home, Inc. in Red Bank. Interment took place at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
July 20, 2000
PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF WESTFIELD
Notice is hereby given that the Westfield Planning Board at its meeting on July 10, 2000 memorialized the following Board action of June 12, 2000 re:
006( V) RALPH RAPUANO, 320 GROVE STREET, BLOCK NO. 4802, LOT NO. 2, PRELIMINARY MAJOR SUBDIVISION APPROVAL — approved.
9918( v) TIGER REALTY CORPORATION (Applicant), LOUMARC, LLC (Owner), 596 SPRINGFIELD AVENUE, BLOCK NO. 1701, LOT NO. 2 SEEKING PRELIMINARY AND FINAL MAJOR SITE PLAN APPROVAL – approved.
Kenneth B. Marsh Secretary 1 T – 7/ 20/ 00, The Leader Fee: $19.89
Sidewalk Sales Slated to Get Underway Today in Westfield
WESTFIELD – The Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Westfield Corporation Westfield will sponsor the annual Summer Sidewalk Sales beginning today, Thursday, July 20, Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 in downtown Westfield.
Many retailers will set up tables on the sidewalks displaying their wares, with many merchants inviting customers to come inside for special items at bargain prices as part of the clearance sales.
The Westfield Art Association, celebrating over 75 years of shows to the community, will have artists painting and displaying their work on the sidewalks throughout downtown on Saturday. Along with shopping and dining in Westfield, visitors will be able to listen to the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts on East Broad Street.
Over 40 businesses will be participating in the Sidewalk Sale event
this year. For instance, shoes will be on sale for all ages at Footlocker, for children at Castle Bootery, and for men and women at Scotts Shoes.
American Shoe Repair will have specials on luggage, Images by Dalida will have her photography on display, and Hollywood Tans will be offering specials for customers.
La Crema Gelato & Caffe will offer specials on gelato cakes and pints each day, and MaryLou’s Memorabilia will offer shoppers a sneak preview of Halloween costumes for 2000. Some of the other participating stores include Anthology, Backroom Antiques, Bunches Flower Company, Classic Thyme, Lancaster, Ltd., Moto Photo & Portrait Studio, Noah’s Ark Learning Center, and Sealfon’s Young World.
For further information, please contact the Downtown Westfield Corporation at (908) 7899444, or the Chamber at (908) 2333021.
NEWLY INSTALLED... The FanwoodScotch Plains Rotary recently inducted six new members. Kenneth Tillman, standing at left, Rotary District Governor, served as installing officer. Pictured, left to right, are: standing, new Rotarians Kim Palmer of Group Quest Travel; Ralph Douglas a retired financier; Tom Weideli, owner and manager of Brian’s Discount Liquor Store in Scotch Plains; and Dr. Richard W. Dobyns, a retired dentist; Past Rotary Club President Andy Calamaras, who assisted with the induction; new Rotarians Meg Miller, Executive Director of the Washington Girl Scouts Council, and Asim Mukherje, an accountant in Cranford; seated, Robert Kraus, Jay Jajko, Robert Scalera, Joseph Qutub, Carol Wood and Dr. Kagen Chatterjee, sponsors for each of Rotarians.
Reeve Foundation Presents Grant To Local Group
WESTFIELD — The New Jersey Connect, Inc. in Westfield has been awarded a $6,750 Quality of Life grant from the Springfieldbased Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation.
New Jersey Connect was one of 31 organizations nationwide which received grants totaling $270,000 to enable them to empower people with disabilities to live independent and active lives.
“The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation Quality of Life grant will make it possible for our organization to provide a personal emergency response system for each resident of Freeman Apartments,” said Charles Newman, President of New Jersey Connect, Inc., speaking of the 14unit structure that will offer individuals with disabilities of low income a fully accessible and affordable place to live.
Freeman, to be located in Springfield, is scheduled for completion early next year. It is the first housing program developed by New Jersey Connect, Inc. and its cosponsor, the Kessler Foundation.
The housing structure is being funded by both the federal government
and the County of Union. Other organizations receiving funding include Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, N. Y., San Francisco State University and the National Wheelchair Sports Awareness Program in Naples, Fla.
The Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation was formed in 1999 following the merger of the American Paralysis Association and the Christopher Reeve Foundation.
The Foundation supports research to develop effective treatments and a cure for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders.
Mr. Reeve, star of the Superman
motion pictures, was paralyzed several years ago during a horse riding accident. He did his rehabilitation at the Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation in West Orange.
PUBLIC NOTICE BOROUGH OF FANWOOD
Notice is hereby given that Ordinance No. 0009R
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 89 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF FANWOOD RELATING TO PARKING PROHIBITED DURING CERTAIN HOURS
was passed and adopted on the second and final reading at a Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Fanwood held on July 13, 2000.
This ordinance shall take effect immediately after final passage and publication as required by law.
Eleanor McGovern Borough Clerk 1 T – 7/ 20/ 00, The Times Fee: $17.34
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF AWARD OF CONTRACT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BY THE TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS
CONTRACTOR: Lauro Associates Architects, P. C., 1700 Galloping Hill Road, Kenilworth, New Jersey 07073.
NATURE OF SERVICE: Consultant to design specifications, construction documents, bidding documents, and perform site visits to determine compliance with same.
DURATION: As needed.
AMOUNT: Not to exceed $17,000.
THE RESOLUTION AND CONTRACT FOR SAME ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE TOWNSHIP CLERK.
BARBARA RIEPE TOWNSHIP CLERK 1 T – 7/ 20/ 00, The Times Fee: $16.83
Covering Fanwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plains and Westfield, Union County, New Jersey (NJ)