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A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains - Fanwood Thursday, March 23, 2000 Page 15

CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK

Blue Devil Boy Laxers Expect More Success This Year

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crushed two home runs and three triples while leading the Raiders with 13 free passes and 20 runs scored. Additionally, he led the Raiders with 13 stolen bases.

Seniors Paul O’Connor, Dan Gouhry, Jerry Salerno and Ed Jackson fared very well with the “metal stick” and in the field as the season progressed. O’Connor had the Raiders’ second highest batting average at .442, Gouhry was second in stolen bases with 10 while boasting a .323 batting average and Jackson led the Raiders in assists and batted .321.

Salerno batted .292 with 10 RBI. Last year, Kevin Schenk, now a senior, matured very well on the mound and will be the No. 1 pitcher.

“He stepped up and did a nice job and won most of our games last year,” said Homm. “We are going to look to him to be our No. 1 pitcher.”

Presently, Homm considers Herrmann to be the No. 2 pitcher and Jackson as No. 3.

Sophomore Andrew Pavoni, who made several inspiring and gamesaving plays for the Raider football team this year, could be expected to be sharing duties behind the plate with sophomore Brad Belford. Pei, sophomore Rob Mattar and, sometimes, Herrmann will share first base. Gouhry will be at second base, Jackson will play short and junior Tony Blasi will play third when Schenk pitches. O’Conner, Herrmann, Salerno and Brian Maroney will be the primary men in the outfield.

The Raiders will open their season by hosting rival Westfield on April 1.

Fences Will Be Up as Raiders Expect Exciting Ball Season

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Raider Herrmann is Truly “A Man for All Seasons” By DAVID B. CORBIN

Specially Written for The Westfield Leader and The Times

Responsibility is something that three Scotch PlainsFanwood High School coaches have entrusted on senior Dave Herrmann. Truly dedicated to sports, Herrmann’s “will to excel” has earned him a distinction that few others enjoy, the honor of being team captain in three sports.

How does one get to earn such respect to be entrusted with these responsibilities? One must examine his history.

“My life is all around sports. When I’m not playing sports, I am either watching it or talking about it,” emphasized Herrmann.

Born in Fanwood and later moving to Scotch Plains, he grew up through the Scotch PlainsFanwood school system along with his twin sister Kerri and older sister Debbie. His mother Kathy and his father Eddie, who recently passed away in December, had a major influence in his love of sports.

“My father started me out when I was about fouryears old, going to the park and playing baseball and basketball. I also played soccer for about eight years,” said Herrmann. “He was a good athlete when he was younger and he was always pushing athletics. He just loved it and I did too. He said that I

should go around and watch high school games when I was a little kid. He was a major influence.”

From the start, Herrmann also participated in community organized baseball, basketball and football programs.

“I went through the whole Little League program from Tball to Senior League and our team won the (local) World Series twice. In basketball, I was in Church League and

the Rec League where we won some titles. And our PAL football team was undefeated for two years,” explained Herrmann.

So, excelling was a major focus for him, but not just in sports.

“I was able to maintain a 3.1 gradepoint average all through my high school years and in my sophomore year, I was part of the Student Leadership Conference.”

So, it appears that strong family support backed up by adequate community athletic programs and the development of a strong work ethic earned him that respect.

Now that the question has been answered, this past fall, the Raider football team had a banner year, making it to the NJ Section 2, Group 3 semifinals at Kean University in Union and later by burying then 17thranked Union, 2713, to complete a

92 season. Herrmann along with Nathan Jones and Ron Jenerette shared the responsibilities as team TriCaptains.

Herrmann, playing varsity since his sophomore year, proved himself at the linebacker position and terrorized opposing quarterbacks with three sacks, three quarterback pressures and recorded the secondhighest number of tackles with 37. For his efforts, he has been recruited by several colleges and has been selected to play in the Snapple Bowl on July 18.

“Football, I enjoyed a lot. It was one of the hardest sports to play.”

Football Head Coach Steve Ciccotelli had this to say about Herrmann. “He was a great competitor and a good leader. He always worked hard and that says a lot for him.”

The winter sports season found Herrmann as team Captain of the varsity basketball team which he also has lettered in since his sophomore year.

“He’s a throwback,” commented basketball coach Willie Leonardi. “He is very coachable and smart. And he gives you 100 percent all of the time. Every coach would like to have 20 like him.”

Baseball, a spring sport has now arrived and Herrmann completed the loop by being selected as a team CoCaptian with Dan Gouhry. Playing varsity since his sophomore year, he has displayed a propensity for hitting the long ball. Last year the fences have been taken down but this year they are going back up. Watch out!

“I’m happy that the fences are back up. I missed a few home runs last year because there was no fence.”

Herrmann’s baseball coach, Brian Homm, added, “He is very coachable. He always listened to what I had to say and he always tried to improve. He leads by example.”

So, which sport is his favorite? “My favorite is baseball and it always has been.”

Presently, Herrmann has his eyes set on Rutgers, but Rider, Monmouth, Lehigh or Lafayette have not been counted out.

“I plan to major in engineering or architecture,” said Herrmann. “But, if I have a family one day, I will definitely coach my kids. But, before that, I would come back to the high school and maybe help out here.” Brunhoffer or Simone could be expected

to be facing off. “We have not set the line just yet, but they are mainly juniors and seniors,” said Benaquista. “Offensively, we will be wellbalanced with no superstars. I like that because I’m into the team aspect.”

Defensive muscle will be provided by senior QuadCaptains Pat Touhy and Brian Gallagher along with senior Joey Saunders and junior Jim Mitchell.

“I am counting on a strong defensive effort. I am hoping that the defense will keep the scoring low,” said Benaquista.

With a full season of action now behind him, senior Chris

Driscoll should be quite effective as the last line of defense as the Blue Devil’s goalkeeper. But Driscoll could be kept on his toes by junior Dan Morrissey and sophomore Kevin Reilly, both also fine goalkeepers.

“Dan and Kevin will push Driscoll. I’m going to give them all a chance,” said Benaquista. “Allaround, our goalies are strong in the cage.”

If there are any weaknesses, Benaquista commented, “I think overall experience as a team. We need to be aggressive. I know that the defense will be but the offense needs to be patient and gain experience. And, the scoring will come.”

As to postseason chances, Benaquista concluded, “My goal is to definitely go further in the playoffs. With all of these guys returning, we should, assuming everybody stays healthy.”

PUBLIC NOTICE BOARD OF EDUCATION WESTFIELD, NEW JERSEY

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of the Westfield School District, Union County, New Jersey, at the Board of Education, 302 Elm Street, Westfield, New Jersey, for the following supplies, equipment or services:

BID FOR: B0107 PHYSICAL EDUCATION

SUPPLIES FOR THE 20002001 SCHOOL YEAR

BIDS DUE: APRIL 6, 2000 AT 11: 30 A. M.

The bids will be received at the Administration Building, 302 Elm Street, Westfield, New Jersey 07090, on the date and at the time indicated, and then publicly opened and read aloud.

Bids must be in strict compliance with specifications. Bids must be made on the proposal forms in the manner designated. Proposals must be endorsed on the outside of the sealed envelope, with the name of the bidder, the bidder’s address and the name of the supplies, equipment, or services for which the bid is submitted. It is understood and agreed that proposals may be delivered before the time or at the place specified for opening. The Board of Education assumes no responsibility for bids mailed or misdirected in delivery.

The Board of Education of the Town of Westfield, in Union County, New Jersey, reserves the right to accept or reject any and/ or all bids for the whole or any part and waive any informalities in the interest of the Board of Education. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening thereof.

Bidding shall be in conformance with the applicable requirements of N. J. S. A. 18A: 18A1 et. seq., pertaining to the “Public School Contracts Law”.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P. L. 1975, C. 127, (NJAC 17: 27).

By order of the Town of Westfield Board of Education, Union County, New Jersey.

Robert A. Berman Board Secretary 1 T – 3/ 23/ 00, The Leader Fee: $45.39

PUBLIC NOTICE

UNION COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD

Date Adopted: March 16, 2000 Public Notice is hereby given that the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has awarded a contract without competitive bidding as a professional service or extraordinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to N. J. S. A. 40A: 115( 1)( a). This contract and the resolution authorizing it is available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board.

RESOLUTION NO.: 3592000 AWARDED TO: Lenny Zaretski, M. D. 160 Hillside Drive, North Haledon, New Jersey.

SERVICES: To perform autopsies and/ or external examinations during vacation time, holidays and weekends.

PERIOD: For the period March 15, 2000 through March 15, 2001.

COST: Not to exceed $30,000. M. Elizabeth Genievich

Clerk of the Board 1 T – 3/ 23/ 00, The Leader Fee: $22.95

PUBLIC NOTICE

UNION COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD

Date Adopted: March 16, 2000 Public Notice is hereby given that the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has awarded a contract without competitive bidding as a professional service or extraordinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to N. J. S. A. 40A: 115( 1)( a). This contract and the resolution authorizing it is available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board.

RESOLUTION NO.: 3112000 AWARDED TO: Susan Totte, O. D. 15 Whitney Drive, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey.

SERVICES: To provide professional optometric services to the patients/ residents of Runnells Specialized Hospital.

PERIOD: From May 1, 2000 April 30, 2001.

COST: In an amount not to exceed $900. M. Elizabeth Genievich

Clerk of the Board 1 T – 3/ 23/ 00, The Leader Fee: $22.95

PUBLIC NOTICE WESTFIELD PLANNING BOARD

The Planning Board of the Town of Westfield, New Jersey will meet on Monday, April 3, 2000 Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 425 East Broad Street, Westfield, New Jersey at 8: 00 p. m. to hear and consider the following application:

002( V) BRUCE CAMPBELL (PARTY STOP), 932 SOUTH AVENUE, WEST, PRELIMIARY AND FINAL SITE PLAN APPROVAL WITH VARIANCES. APPLICANT SEEKS TO ERECT A GARAGE FOR STORAGE. This is to also update an earlier approved site plan for screening along the rear property line (r. r.) and for exterior lighting. Plans entitled “Site Plan for Lot No. 14, Block No. 2606, South Avenue…” drawn by Murphy & Hollows Associates Inc. dated February 10, 2000 (2 sheets) and garage plan drawn by Nicholas J. Netta dated 121799 (rev. 11800) consisting of one sheet (A2). Applicant seeks variance from the following:

List of Existing Nonconforming zoning conditions (all pertaining to the existing principal building):

Section 11.28 E. 1. of the Land Use Ordinance. Minimum front yard setback violation. Ordinance requires 20 feet 10 feet is existing.

Section 11.28 E. 2 of the Land Use Ordinance. Minimum (left) side yard violation. Ordinance requires ±11 feet 0 feet is existing.

Section 11.28 E. 2. of the Land Use Ordinance. Minimum distance to adjacent principal building violation. Ordinance requires 10 feet.

Section 11.28 E. 6. of the Land use Ordinance. Maximum all improvements coverage violation. Ordinance allows 70% Existing coverage is 90%

List of New C. 40: 55D70 c. and d. Variances Requested (all are for proposed accessory building):

Section 13.01 G. 2. i. of the Land Use Ordinance. Ordinance requires a minimum side yard setback of 10 ft. Ordinance requires ±0 feet.

Section 13.01 B. of the Land Use Ordinance. Minimum distance between principal and accessory building violation. Ordinance requires 20.17 feet 6 feet is proposed.

List of New C. 40: 55D70 c. and d. Variances Requested (all are for parking):

Section 17.10 of the Land Use Ordinance. Illumination of exterior parking has been changed from approved site plan without Planning Board approval.

Section 17.11 of the Land Use Ordinance. Screening of rear property line has been removed without approval of the Planning Board.

Section 17.02 E of the Land Use Ordinance. Ordinance requires a minimum of 3 off street loading/ unloading parking spaces 0 are proposed.

Section 17.04 B. of the Land Use Ordinance. Ordinance requires a minimum dimension of 10 feet X 35 feet for an off street loading/ unloading space 0 is proposed.

Section 17.05 C. of the Land Use Ordinance. Ordinance requires a minimum aisle width of 24 feet Applicant proposes 20 foot wide aisle. Plans and application are on file in the Office of the Town Engineer, 959 North Avenue, West, Westfield, New Jersey and may be seen Monday through Friday 8: 30 a. m. to 4: 30 p. m.

Kenneth B. Marsh Secretary 1 T – 3/ 23/ 00, The Leader Fee: $89.25

PUBLIC NOTICE

UNION COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD

Date Adopted: March 16, 2000 Public Notice is hereby given that the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has awarded a contract without competitive bidding as a professional service or extraordinary, unspecifiable service pursuant to N. J. S. A. 40A: 115( 1)( a). This contract and the resolution authorizing it is available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board.

RESOLUTION NO.: 3612000 AWARDED TO: Allen and Partners Inc., 620 Sheridan Avenue, Plainfield, New Jersey.

SERVICES: For the purpose of planning, production and promotion of a Music Festival in Cedar Brook Park, Plainfield, June 10, 2000.

COST: Not to exceed $58,100. M. Elizabeth Genievich

Clerk of the Board 1 T – 3/ 23/ 00, The Leader Fee: $21.93

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F450299.

INVESTORS SAVINGS BANK, A NEW JERSEY BANKING ASSOCIATION, PLAINTIFF vs. DANIEL CRUZ; STATE OF NEW JERSEY; COUNTY OF MORRIS; ET ALS, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED SEPTEMBER 20, 1999 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the abovestated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 5TH DAY OF APRIL A. D., 2000 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $146,373.16. The property to be sold is located in the City of Elizabeth, County of Union and State of New Jersey.

It is commonly known 872 Kilsyth Road, Elizabeth, New Jersey.

It is known and designated as Block No. 544, Lot No. 11.

The dimensions are 40 feet wide by 122.50 feet long.

Nearest cross street: Durant Street. Prior lien( s): NONE. There is due approximately the sum of $157,938.85 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF STERN, LAVINTHAL, NORGAARD & KAPNICK, Attorneys Suite 300 293 Eisenhower Parkway Livingston, New Jersey 070391711 CH755082 (WL) 4 T 3/ 9, 3/ 16, 3/ 23 & 3/ 30/ 00 Fee: $171.36

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F1645397.

CHASE MANHATTAN MORTGAGE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF vs. JOSEPH MIRANDA, ET ALS, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED JANUARY 31, 2000 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the abovestated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 5TH DAY OF APRIL A. D., 2000 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $131,404.22. Property to be sold is located in the CITY OF ELIZABETH, COUNTY OF UNION, STATE OF NEW JERSEY.

Premises commonly known as 70002 BAILEY AVENUE, ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY 07208.

BEING KNOWN as Lot No. 51, Block No. 10 on the official Tax Map of the CITY OF ELIZABETH.

Dimensions: (approximately) 42 feet x 100 feet x 42 feet x 100 feet.

Nearest Cross Street: ERIE AVENUE (N/ K/ A BAILEY AVENUE).

There is due approximately the sum of $137,371.53 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF FEDERMAN AND PEHLAN, Attorneys Suite 505 Sentry Office Plaza 216 Haddon Avenue Westmont, New Jersey 08108 CH755074 (WL) 4 T 3/ 9, 3/ 16, 3/ 23 & 3/ 30/ 00 Fee: $167.28

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F1535297.

NORWEST MORTGAGE, INC., PLAINTIFF vs. PAUL ANDREW CZACHOR, ET ALS, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED FEBRUARY 01, 2000 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the abovestated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 12TH DAY OF APRIL A. D., 2000 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $193,241.39. Property to be sold is located in the City of Elizabeth, County of Union and State of New Jersey.

Premises commonly known as 143 Elm Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07208.

BEING KNOWN as Lot No. 391, Block No. 13 on the official Tax Map of the City of Elizabeth.

Dimensions: (approximately) 40.03 feet x 3.50 feet x 167.99 feet x 77.89 feet x 159.09 feet.

Nearest Cross Street: Chilton Street. There is due approximately the sum of $202,366.39 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF FEDERMAN AND PHELAN, Attorneys Suite 505 Sentry Office Plaza 216 Haddon Avenue Westmont, New Jersey 08108 CH755088 (WL) 4 T 3/ 16, 3/ 23, 3/ 30 & 4/ 6/ 00 Fee: $ 161.16

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F1002698.

NEW JERSEY HOUSING AND MORTGAGE FINANCE AGENCY, PLAINTIFF vs. MARITZA COLON, ET AL, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED DECEMBER 29, 1999 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the abovestated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 12TH DAY OF APRIL A. D., 2000 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $146,382.24. Municipality: Elizabeth. Street Address: 590 Monroe Avenue. Tax Lot No.: 10.04. Tax Block No.: 12. Approximate dimensions: 40 feet x 150 feet x 40 feet x 150 feet.

Nearest cross street: Fairmont Avenue. There is due approximately the sum of $156,915.91 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF PLUESE, ETTIN, BECKER & SALTZMAN, Attorneys A division of Katz, Ettin, Levine 905 North Kings Highway Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08034 CH755100 (WL) 4 T 3/ 16, 3/ 23, 3/ 30 & 4/ 6/ 00 Fee: $155.04

The Leader and The Times (Files) Raider Dave Herrmann EXDEVIL… Scott Wearley, now a

junior at Plymouth State College in Plymouth, NH, is an attacker for the boys lacrosse team.

Evan Molloy

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times (Files) ONE OF THE REDHOT BLUE DEVILS… Alex Lau, No. 46, prepares to make a pass in a state sectional game against Manasquan last year. The Blue Devils were on fire as they burned Manasquan, 80.

Senior Dave Herrmann

RAIDER SOCCER CAMP

PRESENTS Spring 2000 Mini Camp at

Park Middle School Fields Scotch Plains

April 2527 • 9: 001: 00

Director Tom Breznitsky

SPFHS Boys’ Varsity Coach

Home of the 7 time NJ State Champion Boys’ Soccer Team

(908) 3226102

3 Days of ball control, shooting & combination play

“Tactics and Techniques”

For Information , please call (908) 3226102

2000 RAIDER SOCCER CAMP

at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School

B O

Y S

G I R

L S SESSION I – July 1014

Dir: Tom Breznitsky

SPFHS Boy’s Varsity Soccer Coach

in association with

The Dutch Soccer Academy

Early RegistrationDiscount

SESSION II – July 31August 4

Soccer Kids

Classes for Preschoolers To Reserve a Place This Spring

Call McLoughlin Soccer At:

(908) 766-6675

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