PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF SALE FOR REAL ESTATE FOR NON-PAYMENT OF TAXES
AND MUNICIPAL CHARGES
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, the Collector of Taxes of the Township of Scotch Plains, Union County, New Jersey will sell at a public auction on the 1st day of December 1998, in the Municipal Building, 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey at 10 o’clock in the morning, the below described lands. The said lands will be sold to make the amount of municipal liens chargeable against that same on the 1st day of December 1998 together with interest and cost of sale, exclusive however, of the lien for taxes for the year 1998. Said lands will be sold in fee to such persons as will purchase the same, subject to redemption at the lowest rate of interest, but in no case in excess of eighteen (18) percent per annum. Payment for the sale shall be made by cash, certified or cashier’s check, or money order before the conclusion of the sale or the property will be resold. Any parcel of real property for which there shall be no other purchase will be struck off and sold to the municipality in fee for redemption at eighteen (18) percent per annum and the municipality shall have the right to bar or foreclose right of redemption. The sale will be made and conducted in accordance with the provisions of Article 4 of Chapter 5 of Title 54, Revised Statutes of New Jersey, 1937 and amendments thereto. At any time before the sale, the undersigned will receive payment of the amount due on the property, with interest and costs incurred up to the time of payment by cash, certified or cashier’s check, or money order. Industrial properties may be subject to the Spill Compensation and Control Act (N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.11 et seq.), the Water Pollution Control Act (N.J.S.A. 58:10A-1 et seq.), and the Industrial Site Recovery Act (N.J.S.A. 13:1K-6 et seq.). In addition, the municipality is precluded from issuing a tax sale certificate to any prospective purchaser who is or may be in any way connected to the prior owner or operator of the site. The said lands so subject to sale, described in accordance with the tax duplicate, including the name of the owner as shown on the last tax duplicate and the total amount due thereon respectively on the 1st day of December, 1998, exclusive of the lien for the year are as listed below:
Kathleen W. Silber Collector of Taxes Scotch Plains, New Jersey
PROPERTY INTERNO. BLOCK LOT OWNER NAME LOCATION TAX MUNIC. EST COST TOTAL
1. 00201 02 Chua, Edita 406 Farley Avenue 2,990.52 0.00 296.41 65.74 3,352.67 2. 00203 03 Rayric, Inc. 445 Terrill Road 17,204.66 0.00 1,883.90 100.00 19,188.56 4. 00502 03 Armstrong, Frederick 1616 Front Street 3,876.60 0.00 1,014.10 97.81 4,988.51 5. 00502 26 Bartlett, Valerie 427 Grant Avenue 3,339.50 0.00 525.47 77.30 3,942.27 6. 00602 16 Shackelford, M. & Banks, R. 1601 Front Street 3,424.33 0.00 885.72 86.20 4,396.25 7. 00603 08 Campbell, Leroy and Hillary 349 Jackson Avenue 904.46 0.00 16.59 18.42 939.47 8. 00902 07 Moore, John & Minnie 318 Myrtle Avenue 3,851.75 0.00 775.48 92.54 4,719.77 9. 01101 04 Vargonick, J. and S.D.L. 1729 East Second St. 5,275.33 0.00 947.38 100.00 6,322.71 10. 01103 27 Johnson, Frederick Estate of 446 Flanders Avenue 2,957.15 0.00 599.78 71.14 3,628.07 11. 03703 08 Gellerman, Floyd 2292 Mountain Avenue 4,318.93 0.00 1,080.08 100.00 5,499.01 12. 04001 19 Mortarulo, Michael & Catherine 328 William Street 1,448.71 0.00 84.75 30.67 1,564.13 13. 04201 11 Cicalese, James & Michelle 515 William Street 2,270.86 0.00 199.38 49.40 2,519.64 14. 04401 14 West, Mary E. 4 Johnson Street 1,107.79 0.00 36.56 22.89 1,167.24 16. 06102 14 DeStefanis, Austin 690 Rolling Peaks Way 894.60 0.00 79.89 19.49 993.98 17. 06102 15 West, W. Charles 2551 Broadway 3,280.20 0.00 659.19 78.79 4,018.18 18. 06102 16 Broadway Associates 2539 Broadway 3,424.33 0.00 688.15 82.25 4,194.73 19. 06102 17 Broadway Associates 2529 Broadway 2,236.50 0.00 406.40 52.86 2,695.76 20. 06102 20 Broadway Associates 2521 Broadway 994.00 0.00 88.78 21.66 1,104.44 21. 06103 07 Sawyer, Arthur 2563 Waverly Place 606.34 0.00 54.15 15.00 675.49 22. 06103 09 Sawyer, Arthur 2553 Waverly Place 1,615.25 0.00 246.52 37.24 1,899.01 23. 06201 05 Flynn, James B. 2536 Broadway 2,276.26 0.00 416.63 53.86 2,746.75 24. 07201 12 Legg, G. Randolph 2386 Beryllium Road 7,623.37 0.00 1,728.19 100.00 9,451.56 25. 07201 24 Foster, James and Sallie 2402 Hamlette Place 532.85 0.00 127.57 15.00 675.42 26. 13301 22 Dixon, Robert L. & Barbara 3 Linden Lane 6,608.15 0.00 1,582.00 100.00 8,290.15 27. 13302 07 Leighton, Saul & Roberta 2051 Winding Brook W. 9,676.59 0.00 1,944.61 100.00 11,721.20 28. Blk-13701.15
Lot-3 CB010 LiBrandi, Catherine 10 Burnham Village 4,085.34 0.00 773.95 97.19 4,956.48 29. 14301 22 Tussel, Carol Ann 1360 Raritan Road 1,344.88 0.00 262.73 32.15 1,639.76 30. 14601 12 Emery, Arline 1167 Lenape Way 2,309.38 0.00 422.62 54.64 2,786.64 31. 15302 02 Shanni, Stefan 1310 Cushing Road 3,668.14 0.00 797.82 89.32 4,555.28 33. 16002 01 Skyline Develop. Corp 27 Winchester Drive 2,189.29 0.00 376.65 51.32 2,617.26 4 T – 11/5, 11/12, 11/19 & 11/26/98, The Times Fee: $685.44
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF SALE FOR REAL ESTATE FOR NON-PAYMENT OF TAXES
AND MUNICIPAL CHARGES
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, the Collector of Taxes of the Borough of Fanwood, Union County, New Jersey will sell at a public auction on the 10th day of December 1998, in the Mayor and Council Chambers in the Municipal Building, 75 North Martine Avenue, Fanwood, New Jersey at 10 o’clock in the morning, the below described lands. The said lands will be sold to make the amount of municipal liens chargeable against that same on the 10th day of December 1998 together with interest and cost of sale, exclusive however, of the lien for taxes for the year 1998. Said lands will be sold in fee to such persons as will purchase the same, subject to redemption at the lowest rate of interest, but in no case in excess of eighteen (18) percent per annum. Payment for the sale shall be made by cash, certified or cashier’s check, or money order or other method previously approved by the collector before the conclusion of the sale or the property will be resold. Any parcel of real property for which there shall be no other purchaser will be struck off and sold to the municipality in fee for redemption at eighteen (18) percent per annum and the municipality shall have the right to bar or foreclose right of redemption. The sale will be made and conducted in accordance with the provisions of Article 4 of Chapter 5 of Title 54, Revised Statutes of New Jersey, 1937 and amendments thereto. At any time before the sale, the undersigned will receive payment of the amount due on the property, with interest and costs incurred up to the time of payment by cash, certified or cashier’s check, or money order. Industrial properties may be subject to the Spill Compensation and Control Act (N.J.S.A. 58:10-23.11 et seq.), the Water Pollution Control Act (N.J.S.A. 58:10A-1 et seq.), and the Industrial Site Recovery Act (N.J.S.A. 13:1K-6 et seq.). In addition, the municipality is precluded from issuing a tax sale certificate to any prospective purchaser who is or may be in any way connected to the prior owner or operator of the site. The said lands so subject to sale, described in accordance with the tax duplicate, including the name of the owner as shown on the last tax duplicate and the total amount due thereon respectively on the 10th day of December, 1998, exclusive of the lien for the year are as listed below:
BLOCK/LOT OWNER NAME PROPERTY LOCATION AMOUNT
82/11 Fischbein, Gerald D. and Ellen M. 156 Vinton Circle $7,202.06 Colleen M. Huehn Collector of Taxes 4 T – 11/12, 11/19, 11/26 & 12/3/98, The Times Fee: $361.08
Thomas Vlismas, 72
Thomas Vlismas, 72, of Brick Township died on Sunday, November 8, at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick.
Born in New York City on June 5, 1926 to the late Anthony and Bessie Tgalate Vlismas, he had lived in the Riverdale Section of The Bronx before moving to Brick Township 20 years ago.
Mr. Vlismas had been an engineer and had worked for I.T. & T. in Nutley for 15 years before retiring in 1990.
He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II.
He was predeceased by his wife, Tila M. Vlismas, on February 9, 1997.
Surviving are three daughters, Ginny C. Morrissey of Westfield, Marianne Emanuele of Neshanic and Christine B. Viscido of Cranford; a sister, Mary Vlismas Rosa of Miami, Florida, and four grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be today, Thursday, November 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Gray Funeral Home, 318 East Broad Street in Westfield.
A funeral service will be held tomorrow, Friday, November 13, at 10 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Westfield. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Middletown.
Memorial donations may be made to Cancer Research of Robert Wood, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, 08901.
November 12, 1998
George R. Feeley, 82
George R. Feeley, 82, of Wilmington, North Carolina died on Friday, November 6, in the Cypress Pointe Health Care Center in Wilmington.
Born in East Orange, he had lived in Westfield, New Providence, Colts Neck, Boca Raton, Florida, Del Ray, Florida, and Sea Girt before moving to Wilmington.
Mr. Feeley founded the Trinity Equipment Corporation in New Jersey, which he operated for 27 years before retiring in 1966.
He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, where he was Captain of the tennis team and an editor of the yearbook.
He was active in professional tennis as an official and had won many amateur doubles titles with his partner, Michael Ellis.
Surviving are his wife, Vivian Feeley; a son, Robert Feeley; four daughters, Carol Silvino, Patricia Grewen, Susan Knoll and Mary F. Berg; a brother, Edward Feeley; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
November 12, 1998
Matthew Formato, Jr., 74, Army Veteran; Cited for Outstanding Job Performance
Matthew A. Formato, Jr., 74, of Union died on Sunday, November 8, in Union Hospital.
Born in Cleveland, he had lived in Scotch Plains before moving to Union three years ago.
Mr. Formato had been a Vice President with the Carlson Marketing Company in Union for 20 years before retiring in 1994, and remained with the company after his retirement as a consultant. In 1991, he was honored with the Carlson Fellow Award for outstanding performance.
A 1943 graduate of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, he subsequently earned a law degree from the CaseyWestern Reserve School of Law in Cleveland and was a member of the Alpha Phi Delta Fraternity.
Mr. Formato was a United States Army veteran of World War II.
He served on the Board of Directors of the Suburban Golf Club in Union.
Surviving are three sons, Matthew
Norman F. Brenner, 66
Norman F. Brenner, 66, of Scotch Plains died on Sunday, November 8, at home.
Born in Newark, he had lived in Scotch Plains since 1963.
He had worked in maintenance for 23 years at the Union County Children’s Shelter in Elizabeth, retiring three years ago.
Mr. Brenner was a member of the All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Scotch Plains.
He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Merle Hirth Brenner; three sons, Gary Brenner and Glenn Brenner, both of Middlesex, and Kevin Brenner of Dunellen; two daughters, Susan D’Alessandro of Bound Brook and Christine Morris of Dunellen; two brothers, Robert Brenner of South Amboy and Jack Brenner of Nutley, and six grandchildren.
A funeral will be held today, Thursday, November 12, at 9 a.m. at the Rossi Funeral Home in Scotch Plains, followed by a service in All Saints’ Church at 10 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Bleecker Street, Millburn, 07041.
November 12, 1998
– Obituaries –
Formato, 3rd, Michael Formato and Marc Formato; a daughter, Melissa Formato; a brother, Richard Formato, and four grandchildren.
A memorial service was held yesterday, Wednesday, November 11, at the Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church in Union.
Arrangements were handled by the Leonard Home for Funerals in Elizabeth.
November 12, 1998
Dorothy M. Hook, 76
Dorothy McCurdy Hook, 76, of Scotch Plains, died Monday, November 9, at home.
Born in Mount Tabor, she had lived in Denville before moving to Scotch Plains 45 years ago.
Mrs. Hook was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains.
She was predeceased by three brothers, Richard McCurdy, Robert McCurdy and Kenneth McCurdy.
Surviving are her husband, Robert M. Hook, Sr.; a son, Robert M. Hook, Jr.; two daughters, Patricia Glaydura and Susan Ulaky; three brothers, Frank McCurdy, Arthur McCurdy and Russell McCurdy; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Vistation from the Rossi Funeral Home in Scotch Plains will be today, Thursday, November 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held tomorrow, Friday, November 13, at 9 a.m. at the funeral home. A Funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Curch in Scotch Plains.
November 12, 1998
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS…The Westfield /Mountainside Chapter of the American Red Cross held their annual meeting on October 7 at L’Affaire Restaurant in Mountainside. The chapter announced the new slate of Board Members for 1998 /1999 fiscal year. Pictured, left to right, are: Dr. John Tabachnick, Chapter Chairman; Donald Vanrelli, Dr. Marc Mandel, Helaine Witzal, David Kelly, Donald LaPenna and Gus Rotella. Missing from photo, are: Rick Polce, Michael Finne and Dr. Anthony Massenzio Teacher at St. Bartholomew
Receives Grant from PSE&G
SCOTCH PLAINS — Mary Clare Levins, the science teacher at St. Bartholomew Interparochial School in Scotch Plains, was one of five teachers who recently received a grant from PSE&G for materials to enhance their schools’ science program.
St. Bartholomew School was also accepted into a program entitled, “In Concert With the Environment,” which was sponsored by PSE&G. As a kickoff event, facilitators from the program
A SPECIAL SCIENCE PROGRAM…Mary Clare Levins, a science teacher at St. Bartholomew Interparochial School in Scotch Plains, was recently awarded a grant from PSE&G for materials to enhance the school’s science program. Pictured, left to right, are: front row, Jennifer Juba, Sister Louise Lauretti, Principal, Anthony D’Errico, and Eufracio Velardi, and back row, Janet Johnson, Anthony Isidrow and Mrs. Levins. Each student received a certificate of achievement from PSE&G for their participation in a program on energy use and conservation.
presented a game show at the school which centered on energy use and energy payback.
Students completed an energy survey with their families and this data was fed into computers provided by PSE&G. Each family then received a personal energy report outlining where most of their energy dollars are spent, and the potential ecowatt benefits and dollars they could save by becoming environmentally conscious.
This program was part of a fourweek unit for grades 6, 7 and 8. Handson activities were central to the program, and many of the materials were provided by PSE&G, according to school spokeswoman Mary Handsman. In recognition of their recent work, PSE&G rewarded students with certificates of achievement.
Senior Program Seeks Tax Season Volunteers
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Catholic Community Services in Union County is recruiting volunteers to be trained from Tuesday, through Friday, January 12 to 15, 1999, as Income Tax Preparers for the 1998 tax season.
Experience is not necessary. Volunteers will be trained by Internal Revenue Services and the New Jersey State Division of Taxation.
The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program is a free program to assist low-income, handicapped or disabled individuals in completing their income tax forms.
A 10-week commitment is necessary to be eligible for training. To register for the training class, or for more information, please call RSVP at (908) 497-3941.
FEMALE Announces Special Lecture With
F.E.M.A.L.E. (Formerly Employed Mothers at the Leading Edge), a national support group for women who have decided to temporarily leave employment to be at home with their young children, will meet on Wednesday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Handson House on Springfield Avenue in Cranford.
At 8 p.m., guest lecturer, Dr. Steven Sussman, a child psychologist and director of the Child Success Center of Westfield will address how to deal with oppositional behavior in children.
For additional information on F.E.M.A.L.E., please call Karyn (908) 272-2471 or Debbie (908) 8627781.
Mother Seton Plans
Mother Seton Regional High School, located on Valley Road in Clark, will present its annual school play, Godspell, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 19, 20 and 21, at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $4 for senior citizens and children under 12 on Thursday and Friday evenings. All other tickets are $7. For further information, please call (732) 382-1952.
Tamaques School Plans Memorial Dinner Honoring Tom O’Reilly
WESTFIELD — Tamaques Elementary School in Westfield will host a dinner to honor the memory of Tom O’Reilly, who served as the school’s head custodian, on Friday, December 11, at 7 p.m. at 641 Willow Grove Avenue.
Mr. O’Reilly died suddenly a few weeks ago. He is survived by his wife, Maggie, and three children, ages 17, 14 and 7.
Mr. O’Reilly’s family will be presented with a memory book prepared by the children and adults of Tamaques School.
The dinner, which will be for adults only, has been donated by members of the Tamaques Parent Teacher Organization and staff.
In lieu of an admission charge, attendees are asked to make a contribution directly to the O’Reilly family. For reservations, please call Tamaques School at (908) 789-4581.
Assemblyman Richard Bagger To Narrate A Christmas Carol
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Young Artists’ Cooperative Theatre (WYACT), in association with the Cranford Dramatic Club Theatre (CDC), will present a concert, radiostyle version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, narrated by Assemblyman Richard H. Bagger.
Performances are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, December 18 and 19, at 8 p.m. and on Sunday, December 20, at 2 p.m. at the CDC Theatre, 78 Winans Avenue in Cranford.
All proceeds will benefit WYACT’s summer productions and the CDC Roof fund.
Presented by WYACT and the Westfield “Y” in 1994 and 1995, this version of A Christmas Carol
was adapted for the stage by Cynthia Meryl, Artistic Director of WYACT, and directed by actress Natalie Ross.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $14 for senior citizens, and $10 for students 12 years of age and under, and are available at the Music Staff on Quimby Street in Westfield.
For reservations, please call the CDC box office at (908) 276-7611.
For information, please call (908) 233-3200.
Assemblyman Bagger Town Bank Reveals Two Appointments
Frank N. Goffreda, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Ronald J. Frigerio, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the recently-opened Town Bank of Westfield, recently announced two appointments at the bank.
The Town Bank of Westfield is the first locally-owned bank in Westfield in 70 years.
Angela Bellino, a resident of Union, has been named as Assistant Secretary and Branch Operations Officer. She has over two decades of diversified banking experience, having worked with such institutions as CoreStates in New Brunswick and the United Counties Trust Company in Cranford.
Ms. Bellino was awarded a General Banking Degree from the American Institute of Banking, and also received a diploma from the Katherine Gibbs Business School.
Nicholas J. Bouras of Summit has been appointed to the bank’s Board of Directors. A graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, he is currently the President of Bouras Industries, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries.
The Town Bank of Westfield, located near the South Avenue traffic circle, offers a full range of commercial bank services to residents, professionals and small businesses.
For additional information pertaining to the bank’s products and services, please call (908) 301-0800.
Women’s League Plans Funding Discussion
WESTFIELD Westfield Area League of Women Voters will discuss “Education and the Property Tax: Negative Effects and Possible Alternatives” as the topic for their meeting on Wednesday, November 18, at 7:45 p.m. at 322 Lawrence Avenue in Westfield.
Speaker Judy Cambria will talk about the effects of overuse of the property tax for school funding; how this regressive tax affects middle and low-income families, and some possible alternatives.
Mrs. Cambria has been the education funding specialist and the fiscal policy specialist for the League of Women Voters of New Jersey Education Fund for 30 years.
“I challenge anyone to find a person in the state who has a deeper understanding of these issues than she does,” commented Merry Wisler, the Westfield League President.
“Judy is a lively and engaging speaker, and we anticipate an informative, interesting and entertaining evening,” she added.
Members of the public are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served and there is no admission fee. For more information and directions, please call (908) 654-8628.
The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization, dedicated to informing the public on issues of public policy. Membership is open to anyone of voting age, female or male.
‘Books for Kids’ Drive Begins at Area Library
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Library, which began its annual “Books for Kids” campaign November 2, is asking members of the community to donate new or used books to be given to disadvantaged youngsters.
Books for children from preschool to age 14 are requested, and may be dropped off at the library’s collection box. They will be presented to youngsters during the holiday season and throughout the year.
Now in its eighth year, “Books for Kids” is a statewide program sponsored by the New Jersey Library Association’s Children’s Services Section.
Last year, with the help of over 100 libraries, more than 6,000 books were distributed to children across New Jersey.
Book donations will be accepted through Saturday, December 5. For more information, please call the Children’s Department at (908) 789-4090.
Welcome Wagon Plans New Member Coffee
WESTFIELD The Welcome Wagon Club of Westfield will present a New Member Coffee on Monday, November 16, at 8 p.m. at the home of one of its the members.
The Welcome Wagon Club of Westfield is a non-profit organization that was established to extend a friendly welcome to new people moving into the area and help them to get acquainted.
This is a social club for women and their families who are either new to the area, or who find themselves with a lifestyle change, i.e., a marriage or new baby.
To attend, please call Rachel Binkowitz at (908) 789-7373 or Cyndi Salemy at (908) 317-8076.