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A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains - Fanwood Thursday, October 8, 1998 Page 21

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

F922398 NOTICE TO ABSENT DEFENDANTS

STATE OF NEW JERSEY TO: AGURS L. CATHCART AND ROSE

MARIE CATHCART, HIS WIFE; BENEFICIAL HOMEOWNERS SERVICE CORP.; BENEFICIAL NEW

JERSEY, INC. D/ B/ A BENEFICIAL MORTGAGE CO.; THOMAS ANZALONE; MIDLANTIC NATIONAL BANK; JAMES M. DOWNS AND DIANA

L. DOWNS, HIS WIFE; WILLIAM L. WADE AND BEVERLY A. WADE, HIS

WIFE; ROBERT A. WEEKS AND GEORGIANA C. WEEKS, HIS WIFE; JEFFREY P. PRUNEAU AND MRS.

JEFFREY P. PRUNEAU, WIFE OF JEFFREY P. PRUNEAU T/ A CRESCENT ASSOCIATES II, A NEW

JERSEY PARTNERSHIP; WEST ESSEX SAVINGS BANK, S. L. A.;

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 Amendment to Complaint (if any) filed in a Civil Action in which FUNB Cust. for D. H. & Assoc. is plaintiff and Agurs L. Cathcart and Rose Marie Cathcart, his wife, et. als. are defendants, pending in the Superior Court of New Jersey, within 35 days after October 8, 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, CN971, 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) 3534715 Legal Service: (908) 3544340 THIS ACTION has been instituted for the purpose of foreclosing the following tax sale certificate( s):

1. A certain tax certificate 95338, recorded on May 9, 1995, made by Sally A. DiRini, Collector of Taxes of City of Plainfield, and State of New Jersey to City of Plainfield and subsequently assigned to plaintiff, FUNB Cust. D. H. & Assoc. This covers real estate located in the City of Plainfield, County of Union and State of New Jersey, known as 446 West 2nd Street, Block No. 238, Lot No. 21, as shown on the Tax Assessment Map and Tax Map duplicate of City of Plainfield. 2. A certain tax certificate 95993 dated

March 14, 1995 was recorded in the Clerk’s/ Register’s Office of Union County on May 9, 1995, in Book 5614 of Mortgages, Page 0163 made by Sally A. DiRini, Collector of Taxes of City of Plainfield, and State of New Jersey to City of Plainfield and subsequently assigned to plaintiff, FUNB Cust. D. H. & Assoc. This covers real estate located in the City of Plainfield, County of Union, and State of New Jersey, known as 3404 Franklin Place, Block No. 642, Lot No. 28, on the Tax Map of City of Plainfield, County of Union, and State of New Jersey. YOU, Agurs L. Cathcart and Rose Marie Cathcart, his wife, are made a defendant because you are the owner of a property which is the subject of the above No. 1 entitled action.

YOU, James M. Downs and Diana L. Downs, his wife; are made a defendant

because you are the owner of a property which is the subject of the above No. 2 entitled action.

YOU, William L. Wade and Beverly A. Wade, his wife; are made a defendant because you are the owner of a property which is the subject of the above No. 2 entitled action.

YOU, Robert A. Weeks and Georgiana C. Weeks, his wife; are made a defendant because you are the owner of a property which is the subject of the above No. 2 entitled action.

YOU, Jeffrey P. Pruneau t/ a Crescent Associates II, a New Jersey partnership; are made a defendant because you are the owner of a property which is the subject of the above No. 2 entitled action.

YOU, Mrs. Jeffrey P. Pruneau, wife of Jeffrey P. Pruneau t/ a Crescent Associates II, a New Jersey partnership, are made a defendant in the above entitled action because plaintiff has been unable to determine whether defendant Mrs. Jeffrey P. Pruneau, wife of Jeffrey P. Pruneau t/ a Crescent Associates II, a New Jersey partnership, has a spouse. If Jeffrey P. Pruneau t/ a Crescent Associates II, a New Jersey partnership is married, the plaintiff joins Mrs. Jeffrey P. Pruneau, wife of Jeffrey P. Pruneau t/ a Crescent Associates II, a New Jersey partnership as a defendant for any possessory or marital rights you may have.

YOU, Beneficial Homeowners Service Corp.; Beneficial New Jersey, Inc. d/ b/ a Beneficial Mortgage Co. are made a defendant in the above entitled action because on April 30, 1998, Beneficial New Jersey, Inc. d/ b/ a Beneficial Mortgage Co. recorded a Mortgage against Agurs L. Cathcart and Rose Marie Cathcart, his wife for a debt of $94,400.00, in Book 6655, Page 0278 in the Union County Clerk’s/ Register’s Office. On January 27, 1992, New Jersey Mortgage and Investment Corp., a New Jersey Corporation recorded a Mortgage against Agurs L. Cathcart and Rose Marie Cathcart for a debt of $55,000.00, in Book 4414, Page 0257, in the Union County Clerk’s/ Register’s Office. Said lien was subsequently assigned by New Jersey Mortgage and Investment Corp., a New Jersey Corporation to Beneficial Homeowners Service Corp. on May 22, 1992 by Assignment recorded on June 25, 1992 in the Union County Clerk’s/ Register’s Office in Assignment of Mortgage Book 0623, page 0198. On November 18, 1992, Beneficial New Jersey, Inc. d/ b/ a Beneficial Mortgage Co. recorded a Mortgage against Agurs L. Cathcart and Rose Marie Cathcart, his wife for a debt of $74,000.00, in Book 4693, Page 0092 in the Union County Clerk’s/

Register’s Office. This constitutes a subordinate lien on the subject property. YOU, Thomas Anzalone, are made a defendant in the above entitled action because on August 11, 1994, Thomas Anzalone recorded a Tax Sale Certificate No. 94231 against Agurs L. and Rose Marie Cathcart for a debt of $296.38 in the Union County Clerk’s/ Register’s Office, in Book 5416, Page 235.

YOU, Midlantic National Bank, on January 23, 1996, the defendant( s), Midlantic National Bank, entered a Judgment against Agurs L. Cathcart and Rosemarie Cathcart a/ k/ a Rose Marie Cathcart for a debt of $35,303.16 plus costs in the Superior Court of New Jersey, under Docket No. J2541096. This constitutes a subordinate lien on the subject property.

YOU, West Essex Savings Bank, on August 4, 1998, West Essex Savings Bank, S. L. A. recorded a Mortgage against James M. Downs and Diana L. Downs, h/ w; William L. Wade and Beverly A. Wade, h/ w; Robert A. Weeks and Georgiana C. Weeks, h/ w; Jeffrey P. Pruneau, single t/ a Crescent Associates II, a New Jersey partnership for a debt of $275,000.00, in Book 3894, Page 0277, in the Union County Clerk’s/ Register’s Office. Said mortgage was rerecorded on August 26, 1988 in Book 3901, Page 676. On January 23, 1992, a Mortgage Modification Agreement dated December 31, 1991 was recorded between James M. Downs and Diana L. Downs, husband and wife; William L. Wade and Beverly A. Wade, husband and wife; Robert A. Weeks and Georgiana C. Weeks, husband and wife; Jeffrey P. Pruneau, single t/ a Crescent Associates, a New Jersey Partnership and West Essex Savings Bank, S. L. A. in the Union County Clerk’s/ Register’s Office in Book 4412, Page 0231. On February 24, 1995, the West Essex Savings Bank, S. L. A. filed Lis Pendens No. 1168 against Crescent Associates II, a New Jersey partnership; James M. Downs and Diana L. Downs, his wife; William L. Wade and Beverly A. Wade, his wife; Robert A. Weeks and Georgiana C. Weeks, his wife; Jeffrey P. Pruneau, et als. to foreclose Mortgage Book 3894, Page 277, rerecorded in Mortgage Book 3901, Page 676, under Docket No. F225495, in the Union County Clerk’s/ Register’s Office.

DONALD F. PHELAN CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT

OF NEW JERSEY ALLOCCA & PELLEGRINO 4 Century Drive Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 1 T – 10/ 8/ 98, The Leader Fee: $179.01

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF WESTFIELD BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

The Board of Adjustment of the Town of Westfield, New Jersey will meet on Monday, October 19, 1998 in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Building, 425 East Broad Street, Westfield, New Jersey at 7: 30 p. m. to hear and consider the following appeal for variance from the requirements of the Westfield Land Use Ordinance:

Prudential NJ Realty, 215 North Avenue, seeking use variance approval for business offices on the ground floor in the CBD zone, per section 11.25 A. 2. of the Land Use Ordinance. Applicant seeks variances from Section 17.02 C. 5. a and c of Land Use Ordinance. Ordinance requires 40 on site parking space – 17 are proposed and existing. Applicant seeks variance from Section 11.25 F. of the Land Use Ordinance. Ordinance requires 40% glass in street side facade – none is proposed or existing. Documentation of the above is 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.

Colleen Mayer, Secretary Board of Adjustment 1 T – 10/ 8/ 98, The Leader Fee: $27.54

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE

UNION COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS

NOTICE OF CONTRACT AWARD

Date Adopted: August 27, 1998 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.: 99398 AWARDED TO: Pharm Rx Consultants, Inc., 659 Duquesne Terrace, Union, New Jersey 07083.

SERVICES: To provide consultant/ pharmacy services to Union County Jail and Juvenile Detention Center.

AMOUNT: In an amount not to exceed $20,000.

PERIOD: September 1, 1998 August 31, 1999.

M. Elizabeth Genievich Clerk of the Board 1 T – 10/ 8/ 98, The Leader Fee: $23.46

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F00340098.

SOVEREIGN BANK, FSB, PLAINTIFF vs. MARK RAVAIOLI AND KELLY RAVAIOLI, HIS WIFE; DONALD RAVAIOLI, ET ALS, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED AUGUST 21, 1998 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 4TH DAY OF NOVEMBER A. D., 1998 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 $71,060.84. The property to be sold is located in the CITY of ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY 07202, County of UNION and State of NEW JERSEY.

Commonly known as: 82 DAYTON STREET, ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY 07202.

Tax Lot No. 452 in Block No. 10. Dimension of Lot: Approximately 35.00 feet wide by 105.00 feet long.

Nearest Cross Street: Eaton Street. Situated at a point on the westerly sideline of Dayton Street at its intersection with the northerly sideline of Eaton Street.

There is due approximately the sum of $73,029.82 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 FEIN, SUCH, KAHN & SHEPARD, Attorney Suite 201 7 Century Drive Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 CH754063 (WL) 4 T 10/ 8, 10/ 15, 10/ 22 & 10/ 29/ 98 Fee: $179.52

Union County Marks Fire Prevention Week

One important lesson that Union County Freeholder Linda d. Stender learned during her five years as Liaison to the Fire Services Advisory Board was that everyone should know that once they are safely outside of a burning building they should stay out.

“More than 4,000 people die every year in the United States because of a fire, 80 percent of those, die as a result of a house fire. So it is important to plan ahead and practice a fire escape plan to enhance the chances of surviving,” Freeholder Stender said.

As part of the efforts to alert citizens to the dangers of house fires, the Board of Chosen Freeholders declared the week of October 4 through 10 as “Fire Prevention Week.”

“In conjunction with our celebration, the board wishes to applaud and commend all firefighters in Union County who dedicate their lives to the safety of life and property,” Freeholder Stender said as she presented Resolutions to Chief Leonard Spina of the Union County Fire Chiefs Association and David Maas, President of the Union County Fire Prevention Association.

County Receives $147,500 Federal Grant To Combat Possible Terrorism Attack

A grant from the United States Department of Justice, recently received by Union County government, is aimed at saving lives and protecting residents in the event of a terrorist attack.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced October 1 that the county has received a $147,530 grant to help prepare for the possibility of a chemical or biological attack by terrorists. The grant provides funds for new equipment to detect the chemical and biologist agents and help personnel respond.

“We are living in dangerous times,” said Freeholder Daniel P. Sullivan, Chairman of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. “With the collapse of the former Soviet Union and instability around the world, Union County must be prepared to respond in an attack of this kind.”

Union County is the location of Newark International Airport, which straddles the NewarkElizabeth border, the largest cargo port and one of the largest gas and oil handling fa cilities on the east coast. The Arthur

Kill, which forms the county’s eastern border, is one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes.

Union County also is a densely populated area, with 500,000 people living in an area just over 100 square miles, and is in close proximity to the financial district in Manhattan.

All of this makes the county an attractive site for terrorists, says Freeholder Linda d. Stender of Fanwood, Liaison to the county’s Emergency Management Council.

“Many factors make Union County a possible site for terrorist activities,” said Freeholder Stender. “But today, any place in America can potentially be the site of a terrorist act, so it makes sense for the county to prepare for that possibility. To save lives and protect county residents, our ability to respond in a timely, effective manner is crucial.”

The largest part of the grant, more than $84,000, will be used to purchase 20 suits and five selfcontained breathing systems that would allow emergency personnel to enter an area contaminated by chemical or biological weapons. Once there, personnel could assist victims or assess the extent of contamination or damage to the site.

Because of the importance of communications in responding to a terrorist attack, the grant will allocate $21,000 for radio equipment to allow personnel to communicate with each other at the scene of an emergency and to communicate with officials at a central command post.

A $20,000 portion of the grant money is earmarked for a specialized highdefinition video camera that could be positioned at a site to send images back to the command center to allow officials to assess the scene.

About $7,000 of the grant will be used to purchase garments, visors and hoods to allow emergency personnel to respond to an exploded or unexploded bomb containing chemical agents.

Another $9,000 will be used to purchase equipment to allow emergency personnel to detect chemical or biological agents when responding to a call.

After a report of an explosion or of escaping gas, local police and fire units would be dispatched, and would soon lose contact with their departments. The departments, suspecting a

chemical or biological agent, would contact Union County’s Division of Emergency Management, which works closely with police and emergency personnel in the county’s 21 municipalities.

“If a large number of people on the scene are incapacitated or are complaining of nausea or illness, we would want to respond with detection units and protective gear as quickly as possible, to prevent further illness,” said Freeholder Sullivan. “With chemical agents we might recognize the contamination quickly, but with biological agents, we may only see the effects hours or days later.”

Local police, fire or rescue personnel are the first to respond to in an emergent. If the situation requires additional personnel or equipment, the county’s Division of Emergency Management would be contacted. The division works closely with personnel on the local, state and federal levels.

At the event where Union County’s award was announced, Attorney General Janet Reno noted the importance of preparing local and county governments.

“The first hours of a terrorist attack are critical,” Ms. Reno said. “This equipment will help emergency personnel save lives right here on the front lines.”

In New Jersey, Union and Middlesex Counties were awarded the federal preparedness grants. Across the country, only 41 local, county or state governments received the grants.

In addition to purchasing equipment with the federal dollars, the county is planning a series of training sessions on terrorism for local police, rescue and fire personnel early next year, Freeholder Sullivan said.

‘Four Centuries in a Weekend’ to Offer ‘Passports’ at Festival

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will issue “Passports to Discovery” as part of “Four Centuries in a Weekend... A Journey Through Union County’s History.”

Twenty unique historic sites and house museums throughout Union County will be showcased during the Heritage Festival event. Visitors will receive Time Traveler Certificates when trips are completed.

The historic places will be open for extended hours on Saturday, October 24, from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. and on Sunday, October 25, from noon to 5 p. m.

“Passports are validated at the wide range of stops offered in ‘Four Centuries in a Weekend, ’” said Daniel P. Sullivan, Chairman of the Freeholder board.

“The Passport Program will allow the Time Traveler to touch history by stepping into the actual places where four centuries of Union County and American history happened,” he added.

Time Traveler Certificates are offered to all ages. Students in kindergarten through grade 6 must visit three sites, grades 7 through 12 must

visit four sites, and adults must visit five to earn the certificate. Passports not filled over the weekend may be stamped by the sites until Friday, April 30, to qualify for the certificate.

To receive a Passport and a “Four Centuries in a Weekend” descriptive booklet, please contact the Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, 633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth 07202 or (908) 5582550. Relay users may call (800) 8537899.

African Violet Society to Meet This Afternoon

SCOTCH PLAINS — The Union County Chapter of the African Violet Society will meet today, Thursday, October 8, at 1 p. m. in the Scotch Plains Public Library, located at 1927 Bartle Avenue in Scotch Plains.

The featured program will be “Developing a Beauty.” All are invited to attend.

UCC Foundation Anticipates An Evening of Finery at Gala

The Union County College Foundation will host its sixth annual Gala, a fundraiser to benefit college students and programs, on Saturday, October 24, in The Commons of the college’s Cranford campus.

The Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation of East Hanover will be the evening’s honored firm. Novartis also operates an extensive Union County facility in Summit.

The Gala will begin at 6: 30 p. m. with a cocktail hour, to be followed by a gourmet dinner and entertainment. For dessert, a Viennese table will be offered.

From 7: 30 to 8 p. m., the foundation will conduct its presentation in recognition of Novartis.

The pharmaceutical firm is being honored for its longstanding “friendship” with the college in support of its many programs, including employee training through UCC’s IndustryBusiness Institute, according to college spokeswoman Georgia Hartnett.

Throughout the evening, the “East Side Mix,” an eightpiece band, will provide music for dancing. The band’s saxophone and keyboard duo

will perform during the cocktail hour, and a group of dancers will entertain with an original choreography routine related to the evening’s theme.

The foundation will also conduct a raffle featuring 20 prizes. Among the prizes are a getaway vacation for two; roundtrip airline tickets; a woman’s steel and gold Tag Heuer Sel watch, and up to 15 circus tickets in a Madison Square Garden skybox. Purchasers of raffle tickets are not required to attend the Gala.

For further information, please call Nadine Brechner, Executive Director of Business and College Development, or Joy Appelbaum, Special Events Coordinator, at (908) 7097505.

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