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Blithe Spirit to Open Season For Community Players
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Community Players (WCP) will open its 19981999 season with Noel Coward’s
Blithe Spirit, directed by Hank Glass, on Saturday, October 17.
Performances will also be held on Friday and Saturday evenings, October 23, 24, 30 and 31, and November 6 and 7. All show times are 8 p. m.
The play, about a married man haunted by the loving ghost of his first wife, will be presented in the WCP theater at 1000 North Avenue, West, in Westfield.
The cast of Blithe Spirit features both newcomers and veterans of previous WCP productions.
Among the ensemble are Westfield residents Joseph Penczak, playing the haunted husband, Charles, and Linda Guiditta, reprising her role of the medium, Madame Arcati.
All tickets are $12 and may be ob
READY FOR OPENING NIGHT… Westfield Community Players will present Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit, directed by Hank Glass beginning Saturday, October 17, at 8 p. m. Pictured, left to right, are: standing, John Correll, Elaine Dooman, Linda Guiditta, Sandy Stefanco Marino and Joseph Penczak; at the top of the ladder is Linda Correll, and seated on the stage is Lisa Silverman.
tained at Rorden Realty, 44 Elm Street in Westfield, or by calling the 24hour tickettape at (908) 2321221.
All opening night patrons are invited to stay for the WCP’s traditional firstnight party featuring light hors d’oeuvres and coffee and cake.
Remaining shows for the season are
Prelude To a Kiss by Craig Lucas on Fridays and Saturdays, January 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23; Rocket to the Moon by Clifford Odets on Fridays and Saturdays, March 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27, and Run for Your Wife by Ray Cooney on Fridays and Saturdays, May 15, 21, 22, June 4, 5, 11 and 12.
Funding for the WCP has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs.
Enrichment Center to Offer Standardized Test Courses
WESTFIELD — The Enrichment Center of Westfield, a fullservice tutoring and enrichment company, will offer classes to help students prepare for standardized tests administered by all New Jersey public schools.
Courses will include preparation for the Elementary School Proficiency Assessment (ESPA) given to fourth graders; the Grade Eight Proficiency Assessment (GEPA), formerly the Early Warning Test, and the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA), formerly the High School Proficiency Test, taken by those in grade 11.
The Enrichment Center will offer language arts and mathematics review classes in preparation for the fourthgrade ESPA. Assistance with public speaking is also available.
Classes are also offered in appropriate grade levels to prepare students for the GEPA and HSPA. All
teachers at the center are certified and experienced.
The Enrichment Center offers classes for children of all abilities, grades and levels, geared toward reinforcement and enrichment. Fall programming began the week of September 26.
The center also offers private tutoring, Preliminary Standard Assessment Test (PSAT) preparation, SAT I and SAT II review classes, gifted and talented classes, kindergarten programming, and reinforcement classes.
Classes are limited to eight students to enable teachers the opportunity to individualize and maximize the benefits to each student, according to center coowners Elaine C. Sigal and Rhoda P. Asch.
For additional information, a free brochure, or to arrange a tutoring session, please call the Enrichment Center at (908) 6540110.
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE FOR NON PAYMENT OF TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS
Public notice is hereby given that the undersigned, The Collector of Taxes of the Town of Westfield, Union County, New Jersey will sell at public auction on the 14th day of October, 1998, in the Tax Collector’s office in the Municipal Building, 425 East Broad Street, Westfield, New Jersey, at two o’clock in the afternoon, the following described lands: The said lands will be sold to make the amount of Municipal liens chargeable against that same on the 14th day of October, 1998 together with interest and cost of sale, exclusive however, of the lien for taxes for the year 1998. The 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 percent (18%) per annum. Payments for the sale shall be made by cash or certified check before 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 percent (18%) per annum and the Municipality shall have the right to bar or foreclose the 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 payments, by certified check or cash. Industrial properties may be subject to the Spill Compensation and Control Act (N. J. S. A. 58: 1023.11 et seq.), the Water Pollution Control Act (N. J. S. A. 58: 10A1 et seq.), and the Industrial Site Recovery Act (N. J. S. A. 13: 1K6 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 duplicate and the total amount due thereon respectively on the 14th day of October, 1998, exclusive of the lien for the year 1998 are as listed below:
Susan Noon Collector of Taxes Westfield, New Jersey
Location of Amount Due Property Address Owner Block & Lot October 14, 1998
3. 762 Clark Street SWENSON, Carl and Carolyn 709/ 6 $6,981.57 5. 462 Channing Avenue O’SHEA, Robert and Charyl 803/ 5 $7,954.79 7. 1 Bradson Court 725 EAST BROAD STREET CORP. 2211/ 10.04 $4,903.35 8. 330 Mountain Avenue PIPHER, Franklin 2403/ 8 $205.43 9. 445 Downer Street JOHNSON, Vanessa 2512/ 2 $296.69 10. 646 Downer Street BARNES, Minnie 2710/ 21 $4,347.95 11. 120Florence Ave. South PASTER, Kim Qui 2816/ 33 $21,670.68 13. 200 South Avenue West BUONOPANE, MJ BUONOPANE, E. L., Jr. 3101/ 8 $4,087.30 16. 576 North Avenue East RAJ Investments, Inc. 3305/ 2 $6,346.85 17. 116 Cacciola Place LANTZ, James 4001/ 3 $1,341.92 19. 1010 Seward Avenue ISBRECHT, Richard W. 4604/ 2 $6,554.93 21. 115 Grove Street West KEEN, Virginia 4801/ 7 $1,004.37 25. 1317 Pine Grove Avenue JONES, William and Lois 5009/ 8 $4,914.03 26. 160 Cottage Place SCHERMERHORN, Peter and Margaret 5109/ 15 $2,743.17 27. 2 North Wickom Drive O’NEILL, John and Linda 5203/ 8 $1,620.54 28. 13 Moss Avenue MALINOWSKI, Matthew and Barbara 5510/ 4 $4,823.42 29. 250 Virginia Street ROSENER, Bruno and Janie 5707/ 3 $5,534.33 30. 1713 Central Avenue JULIANO, Theresa and JULIANO, John 5710/ 39 $1,314.79 4 T – 9/ 17, 9/ 24, 10/ 1 & 10/ 8/ 98, The Leader Fee: $612.00
PUBLIC NOTICE TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS
CITIZENS INPUT FOR REVENUE BLOCK GRANT
Mayor Joan Papen has announced a public hearing will be held on the HUD Revenue Sharing Block Grant, Twenty Five Year funding on October 20 , 1998 in Room 203, Municipal Building, 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey at 7: 30 p. m.
“We are attempting to set our own priorities and want to know how our own citizens feel the county allocation should be spent, said Mayor Papen.
Scotch Plains has benefited from Community Development funds since 1975 amounting to over $3,750,000. It is expected that approximately $5,400,000 will be available to Union County for twentyfive year funding.
The hearing will be chaired by Thomas C. Douress, Jack Lay, Philip Schick and Joseph Duff, official delegates to the Rev. Sharing Committee. Nineteen towns in Union County are involved, and all projects must have a 2/ 3 majority of the total committee membership approval in order to become reality.
Application for projects will be available at Township Hall and include complete instructions concerning project eligibility.
Projects funded throughout the 19 member municipalities includes: housing rehabilitation, neighborhood preservation, code enforcement, senior citizens facilities, child care facilities, and various social service programs.
TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS Barbara Riepe Township Clerk 1 T – 10/ 8/ 98, The Times Fee: $34.68
County Commission to Hold Women’s Health Seminar
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will sponsor a halfday seminar on women’s health Saturday, October 24, on behalf of the county’s Commission on the Status of Women. The seminar will run from 8: 30 a. m. to 12: 30 p. m. and is free.
“This is a great opportunity for women of all ages to learn more about their bodies, and about the changes in our bodies and our lives as we grow older,” said Freeholder Mary P. Ruotolo, the board’s Liaison to the Commission on the Status of Women. “This will be informative for women of all ages, and we encourage mothers to bring their daughters to this seminar.”
Entitled “The Times of Her Life,” this seminar will focus on
the many medical and physical issues and changes women confront at various stages of their lives. Among the topics experts will address are adolescence, menopause, childbirth and aging.
Physicians, a gynecologist, nutritionist, mental health providers, a nurse/ midwife, plastic surgeon and radiologist will speak and field questions on many issues, including the changes that occur throughout the lives of women.
Part of the cost of this event will be underwritten by ScheringPlough Corp., of Kenilworth. Sponsorship by the company and the Board of Chosen Freeholders means that this seminar can be provided to women at no charge.
“By providing this seminar at no charge, we hope that women and teens from across the county will be able to attend this events,” said Carolyn Vollero, Chairwoman of the commission.
A free breakfast also will be provided to all participants.
A BANKER’S HOLIDAY... Westfield resident and attorney Grant M. Buttermore, pictured right, is one of the first customers to switch his account to The Town Bank of Westfield on opening day, October 5. Bank President and CEO Frank N. Goffreda is pictured left. “We’re the underpinnings of the community,” Mr. Goffreda said, “and as we grow, the community will grow with it.” Twentyfive accounts were opened after fiveandahalf hours on Monday, he added.