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Page 22 Thursday, April 22, 1999 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION

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PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

ESTATE OF JOSEPH F. LEDDY, also known as JOSEPH F. LEDDY, JR., Deceased.

Pursuant to the order of ANN P. CONTI, Surrogate of the County of Union, made on the 16th day of April, A.D., 1999, upon the application of the undersigned, as Executor of the estate of said deceased, notice is hereby given to the creditors of said deceased to exhibit to the subscriber under oath or affirmation their claims and demands against the estate of said deceased within six months from the date of said order, or they will be forever barred from prosecuting or recovering the same against the subscriber.

Joseph P. Leddy Executor Berkowitz, Lichtstein, Kuritsky, Giasullo & Gross, Attorneys 442 Northfield Avenue West Orange, New Jersey 07052 1 T – 4/22/99, The Leader Fee: $21.42

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS WESTFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION

UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT sealed bids will be received by Westfield Board of Education, Union County, New Jersey for Additions and Alterations to McKinley Elementary School, 500 First Street, Westfield, New Jersey, together with all work incidental thereto, in accordance with the requirements of the drawings and specifications prepared by Faridy Thorne Fraytak, P.C., Architects/Planners, Trenton, New Jersey.

Separate sealed bids will be received as follows: Contract No. 1 — General Construction Work Contract No. 2 — Structural and Miscellaneous Steel Work Contract No. 3 — Plumbing and Drainage Work Contract No. 4 — Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Work Contract No. 5 — Electrical Work

AND, a single overall Contract comprising the five separate building contracts (Contracts No. 1 through 5).

AND, Separate Equipment Contract as follows: Contract No. 6 — Casework and Equipment Bids for the above will be received by the Westfield Board of Education in the Board of Education Offices, located at 302 Elm Street, Westfield, New Jersey 07090 at 2:00 P.M. (Prevailing Time) on May 20, 1999 and will be publicly opened and read immediately thereafter.

If the bid exceeds $20,000.00 bidder must be prequalified by the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, Division of Building and Construction, prior to the date that bids are received. Any bid submitted under the terms of New Jersey statutes not including a copy of a valid and active Prequalification/Classification Certificate will be rejected as being nonresponsive to bid requirements.

Drawings, Specifications and other Contract Documents for the proposed work are on file in the office of Faridy Thorne Fraytak, P.C., Architects/Planners, 1515 Lower Ferry Road, Trenton, New Jersey, and may be inspected by prospective bidders during office hours. Drawings and Specifications will be furnished upon payment to Faridy Thorne Fraytak, P.C. of Three Hundred Fifty Dollars ($350.00) for each set, with a limit of five (5) sets per bidder. Additional sets may be purchased at the Architect’s costs. Payments will be returned to

bidders only upon prompt return of bid documents in good condition Bids must be made on the proposal forms in the manner designated, enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of bidder and proposal identification on outside, and must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check or Bid Bond drawn to the order of the Board of Education for not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid, but in no case in excess of $20,000.00; and must be delivered to the Secretary of the Board of Education, or the Board’s designated representative at the above place on or before the hour named. The Board of Education and Architect assume no responsibility for bids mailed or misdirected in delivery.

No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening thereof.

The right is reserved to reject any or all bids or to waive informality in the bidding if it is in the interest of the Board of Education to do so.

Bidding shall be in conformance with the applicable requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-1 et seq., pertaining to the “Public School Contracts Law.’’

All bidders are placed on notice that they are required to comply with all requirements of Affirmative Action Regulations. P.L. 1975, Chapter 127 (NJAC 17:27).

BY ORDER OF THE WESTFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

Robert A. Berman Business Administrator/Board Secretary 1 T – 4/22/99, The Leader Fee: $98.94

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS WESTFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION

UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT sealed bids will be received by Westfield Board of Education, Union County, New Jersey for Additions and Alterations to Franklin Elementary School, 700 Prospect Street, Westfield, New Jersey, together with all work incidental thereto, in accordance with the requirements of the drawings and specifications prepared by Faridy Thorne Fraytak, P.C., Architects/Planners, Trenton, New Jersey.

Separate sealed bids will be received as follows: Contract No. 1 — General Construction Work Contract No. 2 — Structural and Miscellaneous Steel Work Contract No. 3 — Plumbing and Drainage Work Contract No. 4 — Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Work Contract No. 5 — Electrical Work

AND, a single overall Contract comprising the five separate building contracts (Contracts No. 1 through 5).

AND, Separate Equipment Contract as follows: Contract No. 6 — Casework and Equipment Bids for the above will be received by the Westfield Board of Education in the Board of Education Offices, located at 302 Elm Street, Westfield, New Jersey 07090 at 2:00 P.M. (Prevailing Time) on May 20, 1999 and will be publicly opened and read immediately thereafter.

If the bid exceeds $20,000.00 bidder must be prequalified by the New Jersey Department of the Treasury, Division of Building and Construction, prior to the date that bids are received. Any bid submitted under the terms of New Jersey statutes not including a copy of a valid and active Prequalification/Classification Certificate will be rejected as being nonresponsive to bid requirements.

Drawings, Specifications and other Contract Documents for the proposed work are on file in the office of Faridy Thorne Fraytak, P.C., Architects/Planners, 1515 Lower Ferry Road, Trenton, New Jersey, and may be inspected by prospective bidders during office hours. Drawings and Specifications will be furnished upon payment to Faridy Thorne Fraytak, P.C. of Three Hundred Fifty Dollars ($350.00) for each set, with a limit of five (5) sets per bidder. Additional sets may be purchased at the Architect’s costs. Payments will be returned to

bidders only upon prompt return of bid documents in good condition Bids must be made on the proposal forms in the manner designated, enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of bidder and proposal identification on outside, and must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check or Bid Bond drawn to the order of the Board of Education for not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid, but in no case in excess of $20,000.00; and must be delivered to the Secretary of the Board of Education, or the Board’s designated representative at the above place on or before the hour named. The Board of Education and Architect assume no responsibility for bids mailed or misdirected in delivery.

No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening thereof.

The right is reserved to reject any or all bids or to waive informality in the bidding if it is in the interest of the Board of Education to do so.

Bidding shall be in conformance with the applicable requirements of N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-1 et seq., pertaining to the “Public School Contracts Law.’’

All bidders are placed on notice that they are required to comply with all requirements of Affirmative Action Regulations. P.L. 1975, Chapter 127 (NJAC 17:27).

BY ORDER OF THE WESTFIELD BOARD OF EDUCATION UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

Robert A. Berman Business Administrator/Board Secretary 1 T – 4/22/99, The Leader Fee: $98.94

Fanwood Recycling Center Posts Rules for Use of Site

FANWOOD — The Fanwood Recycling Center is located on North Avenue and is operated by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Recycling Association, a nonprofit organization made up of 20 local civic oriented groups and individuals working to help preserve the environment and reduce solid waste disposal problems.

The following items are acceptable:

· ·· ·· Newspaper — Tie with string or twine in bundles not over 10 inches high. Place bundles in the large newspaper container.

· ·· ·· Mixed paper — Office paper, computer paper, junk mail, decorative wrapping paper, telephone books, magazines, and miscellaneous other types should all be placed in the Mixed Paper container. Paper bags should be placed in the “cages used for corrugated and cardboard.”

· ·· ·· Cardboard – Cardboard such as that used for cereal boxes (without liner), shoe boxes or typical department store boxes are acceptable. These can be brought in paper bags and placed in the “cages” on either side of the newspaper containers.

· ·· ·· Corrugated — Corrugated is made in three layers — two layers of cardboard with a “ripple” layer between them. It should be placed in the “cages” on either side of the newspaper containers.

· ·· ·· Books – Books, hard or soft cover, should be brought separated from other paper. Covers should remain on the books. All books are placed in the special book containers. The containers are for books only. Magazines, catalogs, etc. are considered mixed paper.

· ·· ·· Glass — Glass bottles and jars are acceptable. Bottles should be rinsed and separated by colors: clear, green, and brown or amber. All caps and rings should be removed, as well as plastic or lead or metal sleeves. Only bottles and jars are accepted.

· ·· ·· Aluminum — Most beverage cans are aluminum. They are seamless, soft and non-magnetic. Some small pet food cans are aluminum. Individuals can check cans at home by seeing that they do not stick to a magnet. The center also accepts clean frozen food trays, pie tins and aluminum foil. Other heavier aluminum products, such as gutters and downspouts, and windows or doors (without glass) are accepted and should be placed next to the office shed.

· ·· ·· Metal — Tin cans (bi-metal) should be thoroughly rinsed. Wire coat hangars are accepted. These should be placed in the marked bins. Other small metal objects are accepted and should be placed near the fence behind the newspaper container.

· ·· ·· Plastics — Only pourable bottles and jars with the recyclable logo and numbers 1, 2 or 3 are accepted. Caps should be removed. Plastic bags or plastic boxes are not accepted.

· ·· ·· Oil — Waste motor oil should be poured into the tank at the site. Do not leave the oil containers. Only motor oil is acceptable.

· ·· ·· Clothing and Textiles — Clothing and other textiles, including blankets and draperies, are accepted if placed in bags. Shoes are accepted if tied together as mates. Pillows are not accepted.

· ·· ·· Batteries — Household batteries such as AA, AAA, C, D, 9 volt lantern and button cell batteries are accepted and should be placed in the container next to the corrugated “cage.” Vehicle batteries should be placed with the miscellaneous metals by the fence behind the newspaper container.

Ceramic beer and wine containers, ceramic cups and plates, clay flower pots, crystal, light bulbs, mirror or window glass, heat resistant ovenware, vases or drinking glasses are not acceptable.

Knights of Columbus Sets Roast Beef Dinner

GARWOOD — The Garwood Knights of Columbus Council No. 5437 will hold a Roast Beef Dinner on Saturday, May 1, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at their Council Hall, located at 37 South Avenue in Garwood.

The dinner will include salad, mashed potatoes, vegetables, cake and coffee.

Tickets are $7.50 for adults. Children under 10 will be admitted for free. Tickets are limited and will not be sold at the door.

For more information, please call (908) 789-9809 after 4 p.m.

Westfield Garden Club Sets Patriotic Floral Show

WESTFIELD — The Garden Club of Westfield will present a Memorial Day Patriotic Floral Salute on Thursday, May 6, between 12:30 and 5:30 p.m. in four Westfield homes.

It is a Standard Flower Show, which is the official title of a flower show that conforms to standards set by the National Council of State Garden Clubs Inc.

A Flower Show has many purposes including educating club members and the viewing public, generating interest in horticulture, providing an outlet for creative expression and showing the community the objectives of the National Council of State Garden Clubs Inc., according to the Garden Club.

In the Garden Club of Westfield’s Standard Placement Holiday Flower Show, flower arrangements will be placed for viewing in specific locations throughout several rooms of the homes. Each floral design will be placed to compliment the furniture and architecture of the home.

The Flower Show guests will have the opportunity to win a topiary specially designed for by Randall Miller of Parker Greenhouse Farm and Garden Center in Scotch Plains.

Flower arrangement items, stone garden animals, floral tee shirts and baked goods will also be on sale at a selected home within the Patriotic Flower Show Tour.

The Standard Placement Holiday Flower Show is a fundraiser for the club and its proceeds benefit civic projects and scholarships.

Tickets for the show are $7 and are available at The Flower Basket, 103 Prospect Street and Lancaster Hallmark Ltd., 76 Elm Street, both located in Westfield.

Senior Citizen Committee Plans Trip to United Nations

The center’s hours of operation are: Saturdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday is do-it-yourself day.

Individuals are asked not to leave materials unless the center is open. Violators are subject to fines. They are also asked to collect and transport recyclables in re-usable containers, which they must then take away with them. Non-residents are invited to bring their recyclables to the center.

The center does not accept hazardous waste. For additional information, please see the Site Manager.

Some bulky items and waste material such as furniture or appliances, rugs, tires, etc. are accepted at the Transfer Station on Lower Road in Linden. For information, please call (908) 3518770.

Bob Sommerich, the President of the Recycling Association, may be reached at (908) 889-1891. Raymond Manfra, Fanwood’s Director of Public Works, may be reached at (908) 322-7404. SCOTCH PLAINS – The Scotch

Plains Senior Citizens Advisory Committee will sponsor a trip to the United Nations (UN) on Wednesday, June 2.

The bus will leave from the Scotch Plains Municipal Building at 9 a.m.

and arrive at the UN in time for lunch in the Delegate’s Dining Room. After a buffet lunch, UN personnel will conduct a guided tour of the various rooms starting at 1:15 p.m.

Increased security measures require that each individual must have a photo ID or valid passport which will be checked by security guards prior to commencing the UN tour.

Residents may register starting Monday, May 3, at a cost of $33 that will include lunch and tour fee. If space permits, nonresidents can register starting Monday, May 17, at a cost of $35.

For more information, please call (908) 322-6700.

Westfield Questers to Meet For Coffee, Presentation Jefferson PTO Announces

Dinner and Fashion Show

WESTFIELD — The ParentTeacher Organization of Jefferson Elementary School in Westfield will hold its annual Dinner and Fashion Show at L’Affaire in Mountainside on Tuesday, April 27, at 7 p.m.

Admission is $30, which includes the fashion show and dinner.

Jefferson School Principal Dr. Jorden Schiff and 12 teachers will model fashions provided by Doris Amster of Westfield and Branches of Summit.

Hairstyling will be provided by Guillotine of Westfield, and Pat Brading of Facial Reality will provide makeup.

A 50/50 raffle and a gift basket raffle will be held, with prizes distributed throughout the evening. Two

door prizes will also be awarded, “A Night with the Knights” and “A Night on the Town.”

All proceeds will benefit the Jefferson School Parent-Teacher Organization. The event is open to the public. For reservations, please call Kathleen Dunn at (908) 789-4276.

WESTFIELD — A joint meeting of the two Westfield Chapters of Questers, Old One Horn Cannon and Colonial Westfield Questers, will be held on Tuesday, May 4, in the Community Room at the Westfield Municipal Building.

Coffee will be served at 9:30 a.m. and a special presentation on antique

and collectible dolls will be given by Dorothy Hunt, lecturer and collector of fine dolls, at 10 a.m.

Free appraisals will be done after the lecture. The public is invited to attend.

The goal of Questers, an international organization, is help members appreciate antiques and encourage preservation of historical landmarks.

For more information on this meeting or information on joining a Questers Chapter, please call Frances Hickman at (908) 232-2929.

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