FUTURE FARMERS…Students from the Westfield Coop Nursery School’s “Four Plus” class recently enjoyed a trip to Hillview Farms, where they picked apples and pumpkins and watched cider being made. The school sponsors different activities such as visits to the fire station, post office and other nearby field trips. Westfield Coop Nursery School is located at the First Congregational Church, 125 Elmer Street. For more information, please call (908) 233-4501.
OLYMPIC PET…People for Animals, a non-profit animal welfare organization serving New Jersey, will participate in two pet adoption events the weekend of November 7 and 8. The first will be held at the PetsMart store, 1022 Route No. 22, East, at West End Avenue in North Plainfield, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The second will be held at The Best Friends Pet Resort, Route No. 22, West, at Wilson Avenue in North Plainfield, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 7 and from noon to 4 p.m. on November 8. Among the pets available for adoption will be “Zeus,” a large black with white and tan neutered male. Zeus is two to three years old, housebroken, neutered, current with his vaccinations, and obedience trained. To adopt a pet, or for information, please call (908) 688-1073 or visit www.petfinder.org/shelters/ pfa.html on the Internet.
Rake and Hoe Members Earn State Garden Club Awards
WESTFIELD — The Rake and Hoe Garden Club of Westfield received several awards and trophies during its June Award Luncheon.
The National Council of State Garden Clubs presented the club with the prestigious Flower Show Award trophy for its “Springtime in Westfield” flower show held last April.
In addition, the club received the Horticultural Division Silver Bowl and the Finest Standard Flower Show Silver Cup trophies from the Garden Clubs of New Jersey (GCNJ) for the same flower show.
Individual members of Rake and Hoe also received awards from GCNJ. Kay Cross won a trophy for directing the Highest Rated Standard Flower Show, and Linda Parker received the Finest Standard Flower Show Schedule Award.
In addition, Margaret Sailer was given the Arboreal Award, Seena Brown won the Creativity Award, Kris Luka received the Horticultural Excellence Award, and Anna Daurio won the Petite Award for their entries in the flower show.
There were also two Youth Awards, one presented to Bethany Carr for the Design Division, and the other to Kelly Schmidt for Horticultural Division.
Rake and Hoe’s intra-organiza
FLOWER FINERY…Members of the Rake and Hoe Garden Club display the awards and trophies the club received during the 1997-1998 year. These awards were originally presented during the club’s June Awards Luncheon. Pictured, left to right, are: Karyn Tate, Margaret Sailer, Anna Daurio, Shirley Carr and Kris Luka.
tional “Agnes Eggimann Award” for outstanding achievement was given to member Karyn Tate for her direction of the clubs’ “Fall Flowers, Fun and Fancy” program and fundraiser held last year at the Baltusrol Country Club.
The Rake and Hoe Garden Club is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the education of garden related topics on both personal and community levels.
Willow Grove Pre-School Celebrates 15th Anniversary
SCOTCH PLAINS Willow Grove Pre-School at Willow Grove Presbyterian Church on Raritan Road in Scotch Plains recently celebrated its 15th anniversary.
The school was founded in 1983 and its population is drawn from Fanwood, Scotch Plains, Westfield, Clark, Edison and the Plainfields.
According to Director Kathy Calello, while the school works hard to bring new students into the fold, it is equally proud of the “repeat business” generated by families with multiple children. Over the years, the school has served approximately 500 families.
The school serves children twoand-a-half to age. Two morning classes are available for the 3 and 3 and-under classes; three mornings for the 4-year olds; and four afternoon classes for the children over 4 years are also available.
Parent participation in classroom activities and field trips is encouraged. Teachers and directors are available to meet with parents at any time during the year.
Back to School Night and parent/ teacher conferences offer two opportunities to answer parents’ questions and to discuss children’s progress.
Free play, art activities, discussion time, snack, music, large muscle play, chapel and story time occupy children during their school day.
Willow Grove is a non-profit Christian nursery school sponsored
by the Willow Grove Presbyterian Church and the school is licensed by the State of New Jersey.
For additional information, please call Mrs. Calello at (908) 232-7117.
Saint Barnabas Lists Dates For Programs in November
Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston has announced the dates for several informational support group meetings and events in November.
Parenting Insights, during which new parents will have an opportunity to exchange ideas on baby care and ask questions of Saint Barnabas’ obstetrical nursing team, will take place on Tuesdays, November 10, 17 and 24, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Solarium on Unit No. 3300 at the center.
Newborns in car seats or strollers are welcome, and refreshments will be served. For reservations and information, please call Maternal Child Health at (973) 322-5000 at Extension No. 2584.
Better Breathers Club, focusing on lung disease, will be held tomorrow, Friday, November 6, from 2 to 3 p.m. in Classroom “C” on the ground floor of the center. will meet to discuss lung disease.
The group will offer the opportunity for participants to share experiences
and self-help techniques regarding lung disease. For more information, please call (973) 322-8926.
On Wednesday, November 18, the Breast Cancer Support Group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Cancer Center Conference Room on the second floor of the East Wing Building.
The group, which is open to women currently receiving treatment for breast cancer, offers support and practical information on issues specific to breast cancer. For more information, please call (973) 322-8414.
On Saturday, November 7, from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., a seminar on heart disease will be held at the Joslin Center for Diabetes at the Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center, 200 South Orange Avenue in Livingston, across from the Livingston Mall.
For more information and to register, please call (973) 322-7200.
‘A Season of Change’ Slated At Miller-Cory House Museum
WESTFIELD — The Miller-Cory House Museum, 614 Mountain Avenue in Westfield, will feature “A
Season of Change” this Sunday, November 8, from 2 to 5 p.m.
Museum volunteers dressed in period costumes will take visitors back in time as they play Miller family members, preparing for the long winter.
Early Americans had to plan carefully to insure an adequate food supply and protection from the long, dark and cold weather ahead, according to museum spokeswoman Dorothy Petrein.
Members of the museum’s Cooking Committee will demonstrate food preservation, such as salting, pickling, and drying. Visitors will be able to enjoy food in the Frazee Building.
The museum’s gift shop offers a variety of Colonial-era reproductions, teas, cookbooks, and crafts.
Admission is $2 for adults, 50 cents for students, and children under six years old are admitted free.
For information about the museum and its schedule of events, please call (908) 232-1776.
Thrift Shop Announces Election Week Sales
SCOTCH PLAINS The Thrift Shop, located at 1730 East Second Street on the corner of Willow Avenue in Scotch Plains, is holding an election week sale featuring clothes for the entire family, and home and kitchen needs from a large assortment of donations.
The shop features ladies, fine designer and classic clothes, dresses, suits, slacks, shoes, tops, sweaters, blouses, jeans, fall and winter coats, leather coats and furs, scarves, gloves, and mittens.
Girls clothes in varied sizes including sweaters, jackets, pants, skirts, dresses are available. Baby and toddler items, sweaters jackets are also featured.
Men’s suits, coats, jackets, slacks, sweaters, shirts, work clothes, outer wear, and shoes are available. Boy’s clothes, jackets and slacks, jeans, shirts, sweaters and outer wear are offered.
Fall floral arrangements, household items, kitchen wares, bed and table linens, antiques and collectibles are also featured.
The shop will hold a Thanksgiving Day drawing for a large, ceramic turkey platter, as well as the makings
of a turkey dinner on Thursday, November 19.
Shop hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information, please call the shop’s hotline at (908) 322-5420.
Roosevelt Intermediate To Host Forum About School-to-Work Effort
WESTFIELD On Monday, November 9, at 7 p.m. at the Roosevelt Intermediate School cafeteria on Clark Street in Westfield, a public forum will be held regarding the School to Work Initiative, which is aligned with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.
The forum will allow participants to learn about the following state requirements: “Mandatory work experiences” (N.J.A.C. 6A:6-4-2), and “All students must meet requirements for state endorsed diploma and skills certificate” (N.J.AC. 6A:6-5-2).
A question and answer period will follow the forum.
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE
SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY CHANCERY DIVISION UNION COUNTY DOCKET NO.
F-6080-98 NOTICE TO ABSENT DEFENDANTS
STATE OF NEW JERSEY TO: FLOSSIE PRUNTY AND JOHN DOE, HUSBAND OF FLOSSIE PRUNTY, SAID NAME JOHN DOE BEING FICTITIOUS; VINCE PRUNTY AND MRS. VINCE PRUNTY, WIFE OF VINCE PRUNTY; IRENE COUSIN AND JOHN DOE, HUSBAND OF IRENE COUSIN, SAID NAME JOHN DOE BEING FICTITIOUS; ELLEN HOLT AND JOHN DOE, HUSBAND OF ELLEN HOLT, SAID NAME JOHN DOE BEING FICTITIOUS; MARY ANN CARTER AND JOHN DOE, HUSBAND OF MARY ANN CARTER, SAID NAME JOHN DOE BEING FICTITIOUS; MARY ELLEN GREEN, ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE OF LOUISE CRISP AND MARY ELLEN GREEN, INDIVIDUALLY; JOHN DOE, HUSBAND OF MARY ELLEN GREEN, SAID NAME JOHN DOE BEING FICTITIOUS; MARVIN CRISP AND MRS. MARVIN CRISP, WIFE OF MARVIN CRISP; DORIS MCKEON AND JOHN DOE, HUSBAND OF DORIS MCKEON, SAID NAME JOHN DOE BEING FICTITIOUS; PERCY CRISP II AND MRS. PERCY CRISP II, WIFE OF PERCY CRISP II; HERBERT CRISP AND MRS. HERBERT CRISP, WIFE OF HERBERT CRISP
YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and required to serve upon ALLOCCA & PELLEGRINO, P.C., Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 4 Century Drive, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054, an Answer to the Complaint and Amendments to Complaint (if any) filed in a Civil Action, in which FUNB-Cust. for D.H. and Assoc. is plaintiff and Howard H. Prunty, Mary Ellen Green, Administratrix of the Estate of Louise Crisp and Mary Ellen Green, individually, Marvin Crisp, Doris McKeon, Percy Crisp II, Herbert Crisp, et. als. are defendants, pending in the Superior Court of New Jersey, within 35 days after November 5, 1998, exclusive of such date.
If you fail to do so, Judgment by Default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint.
You shall file your Answer and Proof of Service in duplicate with the Clerk of the Superior Court, Hughes Justice Complex, CN-971, Trenton, New Jersey 08625, in accordance with the Rules of Civil Practice and Procedure.
You are further advised that if you are unable to obtain an attorney you may communicate with the Lawyer Referral Service of the county of venue and that if you cannot afford an attorney, you may communicate with the Legal Services Office of the county of venue.
The names and telephone numbers of such agencies are as follows:
Lawyer Referral Service: 908-353-4715 Legal Service: 908-354-4340 THIS ACTION has been instituted for the purpose of foreclosing the following tax sale certificate(s):
1. A certain tax certificate 4691, recorded on October 14, 1994, made by Mary N. Jones, Collector of Taxes of Township of Scotch Plains, and State of New Jersey to Township of Scotch Plains and subsequently assigned to plaintiff, FUNB-Cust. for D.H. and Assoc. This covers real estate located in the Township of Scotch Plains, County of Union, and State of New Jersey, known as 737 Jerusalem Road, Block No. 6201, Lot No. 12, as shown on the Tax Assessment Map and Tax Map duplicate of Township of Scotch Plains. YOU, Flossie Prunty and JOHN DOE, husband of Flossie Prunty, said name JOHN DOE being fictitious; Vince Prunty and Mrs. Vince Prunty, wife of Vince Prunty; Irene Cousin and JOHN DOE, husband of Irene Cousin, said name JOHN DOE being fictitious; Ellen Holt and JOHN DOE, husband of Ellen Holt, said name JOHN DOE being fictitious; Mary Ann Carter and JOHN DOE, husband of Mary Ann Carter, said name JOHN DOE being fictitious; Mary Ellen Green, Administratrix of the Estate of Louise Crisp and Mary Ellen Green, individually; JOHN DOE, husband of Mary Ellen Green, said name JOHN DOE being fictitious; Marvin Crisp and Mrs. Marvin Crisp, wife of Marvin Crisp; Doris McKeon and JOHN DOE, husband of Doris McKeon, said name JOHN DOE being fictitious; Percy Crisp II and Mrs. Percy Crisp II, wife of Percy Crisp II; Herbert Crisp and Mrs. Herbert Crisp, wife of Herbert Crisp, are made defendants because you are the owners of a property which is the subject of the above entitled action. Title of record to the premises became vested in Thomas W. Prunty (single) and Louise Crisp (widow) as tenants in common by Deed from Howard Prunty and Flossie Prunty, his wife; Vincent Prunty and Rose Prunty, his wife; James Cousin and Irene Cousin, his wife; Kermit Holt and Ellen Holt, his wife; Clarence Carter and Maryann Carter, his wife; all being heirs of Carrie E.
Prunty, deceased, dated November 29, 1977, and recorded in the Union County Clerk’s/Register’s Office on November 29, 1977, in Deed Book 3125, page 413. Said Thomas Prunty died intestate on October 2, 1981. Upon information and belief, Howard H. Prunty, Vince Prunty, Irene Cousin, Ellen Holt and Mary Ann Carter were the heirs and next of kin to Thomas W. Prunty. On September 26, 1986, Howard H. Prunty died intestate leaving a widow, Flossie Prunty. Accordingly, Flossie Prunty, Vince Prunty, Irene Cousin, Ellen Holt and Mary Ann Carter are joined as defendants herein. Said Louise Crisp died intestate on November 27, 1982 in the County of Union in the State of New Jersey. Mary Ellen Green was appointed Administratrix of the Estate of Louise Crisp. According to the Application for Administration dated December 3, 1982 and recorded under Docket No. H-7-93 at the Union County Surrogate’s Office, said Louise Crisp was survived by the following heirs at law and next to kin: Mary Ellen Green (daughter), Marvin Crisp (son), Doris McKeon (daughter), Percy Crisp II (son) and Herbert Crisp (son). Accordingly, Mary Ellen Green as Administratrix of the Estate of Louise Crisp and Mary Ellen Green, individually, Doris McKeon, Percy Crisp II and Herbert Crisp are joined as defendants herein. Plaintiff has been unable to determine whether defendants Flossie Prunty, Vince Prunty, Irene Cousin, Ellen Holt, Mary Ann Carter, Mary Ellen Green, Marvin Crisp, Doris McKeon, Percy Crisp II, Herbert Crisp are married, and if married, the names of their spouses. Therefore, it joins John Doe, husband of Flossie Prunty, said name John Doe being fictitious, Mrs. Vince Prunty, wife of Vince Prunty, John Doe, husband of Irene Cousin, said name John Doe being fictitious, John Doe, husband of Ellen Holt, said name John Doe being fictitious, John Doe, husband of Mary Ann Carter, said name John Doe being fictitious, John Doe, husband of Mary Ellen Green, said name John Doe being fictitious, Mrs. Marvin Crisp, wife of Marvin Crisp, John Doe, husband of Doris McKeon, said name John Doe being fictitious, Mrs. Percy Crisp II, wife of Percy Crisp II and Mrs. Herbert Crisp, wife of Herbert Crisp as party defendants for any marital and possessory rights they may have.
DONALD F. PHELAN CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT
OF NEW JERSEY ALLOCCA & PELLEGRINO 4 Century Drive Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 1 T – 11/5/98, The Leader Fee: $147.90
Local Dramatic Club Announces Fundraiser
The Cranford Dramatic Club (CDC), located at 78 Winans Avenue in Cranford, will hold a special fundraiser entitled “Sam Clemens and The Real Mark Twain” tomorrow and Saturday, November 6 and 7, at 8 p.m.
The performance will star Cliff Jewell as Mark Twain. Mr. Jewell will examine the man behind the writer who created the characters of “Huck Finn” and “Tom Sawyer.”
The program, based on Clemens’ “Autobiography,” will bring the author and his writings to life through a blend of humor and pathos.
Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Tickets may be reserved by calling the box office at (908) 276-7611, or may be purchased on the nights of the performances. Proceeds will benefit the CDC’s Roof Fund. Healing Herbs Program
Set For Next Thursday
WESTFIELD — Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County will present a class focusing the latest research on popular herbs for healing on Thursday, November 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. at 300 North Avenue, East, in Westfield. The program will be held in the first floor auditorium.
Registration is required. All classes sponsored by Rutgers Cooperative Extension are open to the public without regard to race, sex, age, color, disability or handicap or national origin. Please call (908) 654-9854 to register.
Welcome Wagon Club Plans New Member Coffee
The Welcome Wagon Club of Westfield will hold a new member coffee on Monday, November 16. The time and place will be announced.
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.
If you are interested in attending, please call Rachel Binkowitz at (908) 789-7373 or Cyndi Salemy at (908) 317-8076.
Children Invited to Join Upcoming Dog Club
WESTFIELD The 4-H of Westfield has announced the first meeting of its 4-H Dog Club on Friday, November 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the 4-H office on 300 North Avenue in Westfield.
The club meeting will feature hands-on activities about dogs, such as “Dog Bingo.” Participants will also make a craft and cook a snack.
The club is opened to children in the fourth and fifth grades. The group meets on every fourth Friday. The cost is $10 which covers supplies and mailings until July 1999. Parental assistance is welcome.
The Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Program of Union County is fully insured and is affiliated with Rutgers University and the County of Union.
Megan Clarke Elected Student Ambassador
WESTFIELD Megan Clarke, the daughter of Michael and Susan Clarke of Westfield, has been selected to be a Student Ambassador at Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Student ambassadors are volunteers that assist the college’s Office of Enrollment in welcoming guests to campus.
Megan, a 1998 graduate of Westfield High School, is a freshman nursing major at Lynchburg.
Local Rotary to Present Art Show and Auction
SCOTCH PLAINSFANWOOD — The FanwoodScotch Plains Rotary will hold an Art Show and Auction on Friday, November 13, at 7 p.m. at the Scotch Hills Country Club, located at Plainfield Avenue and Jerusalem Road in Scotch Plains.
Works of art by more than 20 artists will be featured at the event. The public is invited to attend.
The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary is a service organization which supports various charitable agencies in the community.
For more information or reservations, please call Andy Calamaras at (908) 322-2350.
Revolution Group Plans Meeting for Tuesday
WESTFIELD — The West Fields Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will meet on Tuesday, November 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Westfield Municipal Building, 425 East Broad Street.
Christopher A. Beck, the chapter’s First Vice President, will present a program about the influences of the American Revolution on South American revolutionary conflicts and how they evolved.
A graduate of Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, Mr. Beck majored in history, economics and Spanish. He is affiliated with the Yasuda Insurance Company, serving as a Cargo Claims Specialist.
Membership in the Sons of the American Revolution is open to any man who is a lineal descendant from a man or woman who served in the cause of American Independence as a soldier, sailor, marine or civil officer. The chapter meeting is open to the public.
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