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1 Win a gobbler! Our annual, holiday season drawing is on, you can win see page 20 THE END OF SUPERMAN See this week's Weekend Movie Time Seen any good movies lately? Check out the times See page 18 Franklin Vol. 4, No. 45 Friday, November 6,1992 A Forbes Newspaper BZZZZZ Children dress in their finest Halloween garb at Pumpkin Pafeh Carnival Page 17. INSIDE THE WINNER IS...: Fran- Page 3. COMMUNITY LIFE I ^ appearance Page 13 [3 TASTE OF THE PAST: Books line the shelves of a former 18th century tavern. Page 4. 0 OUR TOWN: Realtor beats a lagging economy with a downhome touch. Page.11...,.. 7TT. S P 0 MARATHON MEN: Local runners tackle the New York City Marathon. Page SWEET SOUNDS: Hori zons Concert to be held at Six Mile.Run Re1 iitiedchmrcr>., Page, 19 N. \ INDEX Business 11 Calendar 19 Classified 29 Community Life 13 Crossword 14 Editorial 8 High school roundup 24 Sports Youth sports 28 Write us: PO Box 699, 44 Franklin ST. Somervtlie.NJ Phone us: (908) FAX us: (908)

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3 November 6,1992 On the cover: Eattha Taylor, Kelly McCarthy and Alyson Lenovick rehearse for their first SGS play Photograph by Rob Paine Design by Barry Rumple Franklin Focus News Franklin Township Voter Turnout Registered /Voted 1988 Registered /Voted ,853/18,913 President (O) Clinton-Gore (R) Bush-Quayle (1) Perot-Stockdale GOP maintains stronghold 23,735/16,558 Franklin 9,78V 6,902 2,949 U.S. House of Representatives 7th Congressional District (D) Leonard R. Sendelsky (R) Bob Franks 8,041 Sheriff (D) Denise A. Velcheck-Lipari (R) Robert H. Lund 8,407^ 8,088 County Clerk (D) Maurice Rand (R) R. Peter Widin Freeholders (D) Michelle Sabbagh 8,512^ 7,715 (R) Patrick J. Fittipaldi 7,721 Public Questions YES 1. Green Acres Court Funding Death Penalty Administrative rules 8,280 NO 3,637 6,284 4,751 6,155 supports Democrats By STEVE STRUNSKY THE FOCUS SOMERSET COUNTY - County Republicans bucked the state and nationwide trends Tuesday, fighting off Democratic challenges in races for freeholder, sheriff and county clerk. While there was no local race in Franklin, 18,918 residents went to the polls, which is 76 percent of the township's 24,853 registered voters. Franklin voters were one of the few municipalities to stray from county trend, supporting Democrats on the county, state, and national level. Freeholder Patrick J. Fittipaldi of Watchung was elected to his third three-year term, while Sheriff Robert Lund of Green Brook and Clerk R. Peter Widin of Watchung also won re-election. "They're going to be coming back to Somerset County asking what we're doing," Somerset County Republican Committee Chairman Dale Florio said after the polls closed. "The county's all right, the nation's in trouble," added Freeholder Director Christopher S. Bateman, who joined fellow Republicans at the Courtrooms in Somerville Tuesday night. Despite Democratic Presidentelect Bill Clinton's victory in New Four residents face charges in robberies FRANKLIN - Four township residents have been arrested and charged in connection with a string of armed robberies in Franklin, North Brunswick and New Brunswick. A two-month investigation by the Franklin Township Investigative Bureau culminated with the arrest last week of three juveniles and one adult and the seizure of a sawed off shotgun, recovered in the rear yard of a residence on Churchill Avenue. Police would not release the suspects' names unffl the investigation is completed. Charges are pending in Somerset County against a ffth i i police said. The four suspects have been charged with armed robbery in Somerset and Middlesex counties, in connection with robberies that took place during the months of August and September, according to Police Sgt. Lance Eisen. The robberies involved all night gas stations, and two robbery attempts were made at an ATM machine on Franklin Boulevard in Somerset, police sad. AS of the robberies netted a total of between $56 and $150. The four suspects have been ROB PAINE/THE FOCUS Ceil Garfinkei looks over Marie McGili's shoulder to ensure the election books are in order at Coneriy Road School. The Somerset residents worked the polls together Tuesday. Jersey and the nation overall, tered Republican, said he rejected countywide races. President Bush won the county easily. Republicans have traditionally held a strong advantage among registered voters in the county, and observers say the coattail effect that presidential candidates sometimes have on state or congressional races means little in local and county-wide elections. Ken Kunkle, a 59-year-old pipefitter from Raritan who is a regis- "There could, be some changes, but I don't know enough about the newcomers," said Mr. Kunkle, who labeled himself middle class and Christopher Batemanconservative. Freeholder director The county's all rigfit The nation is in trouble' President Bush at the polls, but stuck to GOP candidates in the Husband charged Wife claims she was sexually assaulted By STEVE STRUNSKY THEFOCUS FRANKLIN A 50-year-old Somerset resident is free on bail after his wife told police he tied her to the bedpost in order to have sex against her will. The accused, a resident of the Somerset section of Franklin, was charged in Somerset County Superior Court last Thursday, Oct 29, with fourth-degree criminal sexual contact The defendant is free after posting 10 percent in cash of $5,000 bail set by Superior Court Judge Edward NL Coleman, who issued a temporary restraining order barcompanying the complaint, Franklin Police Officer Lawrence D. lipowski responded to the couple's home at 11:02 p.m. Oct 23, after jthe victim called police. The victim reportedly told Officer Iipowski that her husband arrived home, dragged her into the bedroom, removed her clothes and tied her wrists to the headboard of the bed. Officer Iipowski reportedly seized as evidence the rope allegedly used to tie the victim down. The victim told police that her husband appeared drunk at the time, and in her opinion, wanted to have sex with her, sitting on her thighs, and fondling her breasts. torn affidavit ac- (Piease.turn to page 10) Mr. Fittipaldi won by a 61,861-39,754 margin over Democratic newcomer Michelle Sabbagh of Bedminster, though Ms. Sabbagh carried Franklin, Manville, and (Please turn to page 7) Homeowners losing state rebate funds By STEVE STRUNSKY THE FOCUS SOMERSET COUNTY- County residents will lose about $13 million this year under the highly politicized revised Homestead Properly Tax Rebate Program, according to a report from the state treasurer last week. But the real damage of the revised program, some say, is that the people and communities that need property tax relief the most are the ones who benefit the "The whole thing's a farce,"

4 News Comic book swap slated at library FRANKLIN A comic book swap will be held 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Franklin Township Public library, 485 DeMott Lane, Sunday, Nov. 15. New and old comic book fans and collectors of all ages are welcome to attend. Tables will be available in the children's room on a first come, first served basis. A current comic book price guide will also be available. Race in memory of Ed Fleming Franklin High School teachers Chris Davis, Chris Gentile and Alex Dobrowolski will run today in a 10- kilometer race in Atlantic City during the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) convention. The race is in memory of Ed Fleming, the High school's late athletic director. The teachers, running as a team, welcome all Franklin residents to cheer them on and ask that donations be made to the Ed Fleming scholarship fund. Donation checks may be made out to the Ed Fleming Scholarship fund/fhs and sent to the high school on Hamilton Street in care of Beverly Pasteka, high school treasurer. 'The Mousetrap' set for FHS stage The Mousetrap, a mystery play by Agatha Christie, wi be put on at Franklin High School as this year's drama production, under the direction of Berr/DeMonic. The play wll be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 and 5, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the high school on HamHon Street Tickets are $4 each. For inforrnation call between 8 am. and 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Expanded for the stage from Three Blind Mice, The Mousetrap opened in London in 1952 and has been running there ever since, making it the longest running play in British history. A cast of eight characters, each with oddities that makes them entertaining as wen as suspicious, keeps the audience entertained while a devious plot develops, finally revealing the connection between a mouse, the tune Three Blind Mice and a gallery of gueste at MonksweU Manor. Old inn restored Franklin Inn becomes used book store By LOME RUSSO THE FOCUS FRANKLIN - A building once known as Annie Van Liew's Tavern on Amwell Road is now carrying another name: Franklin Inn Used Books. Jim Moise of the Blackwells Mils Canal House Association made a special trip to the old inn Thursday, now owned by Onka Bus Service, to show the restored first floor, which is now lined with shelves of books at the Franklin Inn Used Book shop. He said restoration to the structure, took several months, is important because the association pieced back together a building which had fallen into a deplorable state of disrepair. "I think history is important," Mr. Moise said. "It's hard to know where we're going if we dont know where we've been." He said the Blackwells Mills Canal House Association, now celebrating its 20th year, had been seeking a place out of which to run a book shop. One of its members peered in the windows one day at the Franklin Inn and thought the place was perfect Proceeds from book sales will help to fund continued restoration of the canal house. "This is ideal for us," Mr. Moise said "We wanted a place that harmonized with the historic preservation feeling. The more preservation, the better. I think saving this and making it useful and productive and giving something back to the community is also important This is not just a bookstore. It is a resource for the community." The structure was built in 1734 by the Van Iiew family and according to Mr. Moise, the Franklin Inn's two main claims to fame were it was a stop on an important stage coach route between Philadelphia and New York, as well'as being near a canal that was once a transportation hub for the area. When the canal was one of the focal pints for transportation, boat captains used to frequent the tavern. Nothing substantial in terms of historic events occurred here, said Mr. Moise, except that British Gen. Comwallis stayed there for five days when his troops were camped at Colonial Park during the Revo- SHARON W1LSOWTHE FOCUS Audrey Zuccarelli of Franklin checks out a book in the cooking section of the refurbished Franklin Inn. lutionarywar. The building ceased to be a tavern shortly after World War I when East Millstone voted to forbid alcohol in the community during the Prohibition. The inn hung on for a while as a restaurant without a liquor license and then was the home to a succession of tenants. The two front rooms on the left side of the inn's entrance were the two tavern rooms and a room with a big brick and stone fireplace the canal house association hopes to use as a meeting room. Collections of old hard cover books lining the shelves inside the historic building include those of Longfellow and Alexander Dumas, author of The Three Musketeers, as well as other fiction and non-fiction titles, as well as a children's section. Repairs to the downstairs, which features hand-hewn wood beams, original floors and fireplaces, included electrical, plumbing and roofing, as well as aesthetic work. The outside of the building has been painted. Several businesses have called the inn home over the years. They include an antique shop called The Spot which sold "old good things." and a canoe livery. Doing meetings the Parliamentarian way By LOME RUSSO THE FOCUS FRANKLIN - An interest in learning the correct procedure for conducting meetings led Carol Sas eight years ago to join the local Richard S. Kain unit of the New Jersey State Association of Parlia ie. state. association^qf. Mrs. Sas is chairperson, will hold its convention at the Quality Inn, Easton Avenue, tomorrow. The theme of the convention is really Mrs. Sas' theme as state president: Knowledge, Strength and Power through Parliamentary Law. At the request of the state association, Gov. James Florio, had in New Jersey in recognition of the accomplishments of the state association. Mrs. Sas said new members are always welcome, and those who want more information can call her at Mrs. Sas acknowledges there are not many people who are familiar. (Please turn to page 5) j Police log Youth beaten; candy stolen FRANKUN - A township youth was taken to St Peter's Hospital at 9:18 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, afesr being punched by another juvenile who stole his Halloween candy, pofice reported. Accxding to police, two 17-year-olds an] a 15-year-old were trick-or-treating on Ruby Court when they were approached b/ 8-10 juveniles, one erf whom punched one of the 17- year-okte and then ran off with his candy. * * * two bags of candy from trick or treaters on Amthyst Way Oct 31 at 7:17 p.m. A suspect described as a Hisentered an apart- panic male merit at the Douglas Garden Apartments, Hamilton Street, Thursday, Oct 29, at 1:30 p.m. under false pretenses and stole $194, police said. The the man, who said he was there to fix the sink and bathroom pipes, took cash from Ihree wallets, accord- ing to police. AtaDWl checkpoint on Sombetween 11:30 p.m. erset Street Saturday, Oct 31, and 2:40 am. Sunday, Nov. [1, the following were arrest id and charged with drunken drving: Ernesto E. Oserio, 30, of Franklin Park; Susan E. Rhodes, 38, of Pennsylvania and Scott E. Amundsen, 29, of Monmouth Junction. A solid oak ipumpkin was stoten between Wednesday, Oct 28, and Thursday, Oct 29, from a residence on Bunker Hid Road, according topoice. Perafta Esperanza, 39, of New Brunswick, was arrested Friday, Oct 30, at 6 p.m. and charged with trying to shoplift a pocketbook, sheet set, pillow cases and earrincs from the K-Mart at Rutgers Plaza, police said. The front door and a pumpkin at a McNair Street residence were spray-painted' between 7:30 and 7 pm Friday, OcL 30, according to Abrick vias JS thrown through a window of a Whittier Avenue residence at 4:09 am. Saturday, Oct 31, po ice said. * * * The driver drivor side door of a vehicle was damaged when a rock was thrown at the vehicle while the driver rode on Route 27 near Millstone 31, at l^ad Saturday, Oct p.m., according to pofice.

5 November 6,1992 Municipality Bedminster Township Bernards Township Bemardsville Township Bound Brook Borough Branchburg Township Bridgewater Township Far Hills Borough Franklin Township Green Brook Township Hillsborough Township Manville Borough Millstone Borough Montgomery Township North Plainfield Borough Peapack Gladstone Borough Raritan Borough Rocky Hill Borough Somerville Borough South Bound Brook Borough Unknown Municipality Warren Township Watchung Borough Homestead Property Tax Rebates Average size of rebate 1992 $ Average size of rebate * County Average $51 $227 Homeowners losing rebates from state woman of Hands Across New Jersey, the state's largest taxpayer organization. Though the old income-based system of determining rebates will remain in place for all seniors, under the new system homeowners under 62 years old with a combined household income of $40,000 a year or less will receive a flat $90. Renters under 62 will receive flat checks of $30. Non-seniors households that earn more than $40,000 will lose their rebates entirely. Under the old system, households would receive a rebate equal to the difference between five percent of their annual income and their property tax payment, up to a maximum of $500. For renters, rebates were equal to the difference between yearly income and 16 percent of total annual rent payments, according to Richard McGrath, a spokesman for state Treasurer Samuel Crane. Under the old system, taking into account the disparity between income and property tax payments provided relief for those who needed it most, said Mr. McGrath. A a look at how Somerset County communities will fare under the revised program suggests that residents of wealthier" (Continued from page 3) communities will get back more money on average than poorer ones. The people of Franklin Township, where the 3,650 recipients in 1992 will be 4,470 fewer than the year before, will lose a total of $1,383,578 in rebate money. Property owners in Millstone will lose $25,206, with only 49 of last year's 104 recipients slated to get checks this year. Throughout the entire county, 36,526 less residents will receive checks. Among those that do, the average amount will be $51, compared to $227 in In all, the county's non-seniors will receive less than one-tenth the 1991 rebate total of $14,325,154. The checks, which were required by law to be mailed out by Oct. 31, are expected to begin arriving next week, according to the report. Recipients had to apply for their rebates along with their 1991 income tax return. Somerset County Hands' President Holly Ferraro said her group is disgusted with both parties over the issue, and that the message that will be sent out during legislative elections in 1993 will be a bipartisan one: "Dump the incumbents," she "&ria ->»"<*' ' -^ \- v - " - ^ A. V. News Doing meetings the Parliamentarian way (Continued from page 4) with Parliamentaiy Law. Yet, anyone who has ever been to a local government meeting has seen its principles put into practice. "It's basically knowing how to preside at meetings to make sure everything runs smoothly," Mrs. Sas said. "Knowing these procedures helps to have better meetings and makes sure that every voice is heard, and that matters affecting the common good can be discussed in a courteous and dignified manner." Mrs. Sas became involved with the local Parliamentarian unit partly out of a desire to learn how to conduct business meetings for her organization, the New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs in New Brunswick, a 98- year-old non-profit organization which founded Douglass College 75 years ago. Mrs. Sas, who is involved in the Meadows Foundation, a group dedicated to the preservation of local historic sites, / i also thought knowledge of Parliamentary Law would be to her benefit as an active township resident A Parliamentarian, Mrs. Sas said, is "an individual who by his or her experience and knowledge can give correct advice on Parliamentary procedure," which involves, she explained, knowing the rules of Robert's Rules of Order. This book was written by Brig. Gen. Henry Martin Robert, a West Point graduate who was often referred to as "Peacernaker." He was born May 2, 1837, near Robertsvale, S.C. Although Mrs. Sas is unsure of the first publication date of the book, she reports Mr. Robert's 657-page book on rules "has stopped a million fights in thousands of organizations for more than 100 years." The book covers a range of procedures, from absentee voting, actions that can be rescinded, ballots, quorums, setting up bylaws, how to handle motions, executive sessions and disciplinary procedures. Mrs. Sas said Brig. Gen. Robert, "through his involvement in the military, felt there should be rules to govern, which is why he was referred to as a great peacemaker." Mrs. P.W. Briscoe of Kansas City, Mo., where the association's national headquarters is located, said the manual "has touched more lives in a positive manner than almost any other book written by an American." i HOME Pi,. 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6 Hammin' it up SGS drama troupe rehearses for first season Cover Story November 6,1992 By LOMERUSSO THE FOCUS FRANKLIN Except for an occasional interruption because of silliness or fits of giggles, the Sampson G. Smith Players, a group of 20 middle school students, performed well last week during the second rehearsal for their winter musical. The drama teacher, Ken Schwartz, who has been teaching for about 15 years and is in his first few weeks as a drama instructor at Sampson G. Smith School (SGS), had composed an opening number for the SGS Players to perform as a lead-in to their first play, Once Upon a Playground. He hopes the newly formed troupe will eventually tour different schools. The number, "We're A Part of It Now," has the Players dancing on stage and teasing the audience with lyrics such as, "Where's your program? Sure we'll sign it. It's our duly to embrace the public, our fans..." For some students, this is their first introduction to drama at the middle school level. Others appear to be theater veterans. But one thing is certain all of them seem to be having a wonderful time at it. Eddie Mendoza, 13, said he became involved in the "theater" at the tender age of four. "I was in baby commercials," he said, adding, "This is fun. It's a good way to pass time. I like being creative." Scott Zavodnick, 13, has done two radio commercials for the Bridgewater Commons Mall and industrial videos for Ford. "I like acting because you get to do a lot," he said. "It appealsto me." The play the 20 students are involved in, Once Upon a Playground, is about how people are so concerned with being different, one because of the shape of her nose and another because of his height. The moral, according to Mr. Schwartz, who is the play's author, "is that we should all accept differences." "This is an ideal theme for this age," he added. Mr. Schwartz, who wrote the magnet drama curriculum for the middle school this year, has an extensive theater background that dates back to college, when he used to try out his brand of com- # edy in the school cafeteria. He also composes his own musicals for students and those to his credit include Betty Boop and Prince Valiant. He used to teach in Glen Ridge, where he started a drama club that grew from 20 participants to 300 ROB PAINE/THE FOCUS Dancers Sheriff Braxton and Kim Hunter practice their steps during rehearsals for the Sampson G. Smith School Player's winter production of the musical Once Upon a Playground. \ HOB PAINE/THE FOCUS Kim Hunter and Katie Olachowski move as one as they learn a new dance step. students in the grades six-eight. At SGS, Mr. Schwartz said he wanted to developing an acting program with "pizzazz." "My philosophy is to get as many kids as I can involved," Mr. Schwartz said. Mr. Schwartz said he has worked with middle schoolthrough high school-aged students and likes middle school because of the philosophy that teachers "are -sr concerned with the development of the whole child." "I like getting students excited about the theater," he said. "I like the energy." He also said the middle school magnet program is exciting, although it's offtoa shaky start, adding the students here "can take so many diversified subjects that can get them offtoa good start. There's not another middle school that can do this." ^-Tho FpnIHin FrWre Director Ken Schwartz patiently studied through their paces onstage. He said his diversified background is a help in relatingtostudents who want to develop their acting talents. He went to a small college in Vermont on a basketball ROB PAINE/THE FOCUS His actors as they go scholarship i. "I Was able to mix sports with theitheater," he said. "I think I'm pretty well-rounded and I can relate to Jithletes as well as (Please t irn to page 7)

7 November 6,1992 News Somerset County Voter Turnout 137,444/100,533 Registered /Voted ,896/120,442 Send your news to The Focus We want to help you get your news in the paper. Send us news about your business, personal or neighborhood events to The Franklin Focus, P.O. Box 699, Somerville, N.J News can also be (axed to (D) Clinton-Gore (R) Bush-Quayle President (l)perot-stockdale 42,801 55,986,/ 20,908 U.S. House of Representatives 7th Congressional District (D) Leonard R. Sendelsky (R) Bob Franks 33,708, U.S. House of Representatives 11th Congressional District l(d)ona Spiridellis (R) Dean A. Gallo 16,704, U.S. House of Representatives 12th Congressional District (O) Frank G. Abate (R) Dick Zimmer 12,185, Sheriff (D) Denise A. Velcheck-Upari (R) Robert H. Lund 36,808 County Clerk (D) Maurice Rand (R) R. Peter Widin Freeholders (D) Michelle Sabbagh (R) Patrick J. Fittipaidi 65,606 ^ 37,652 62,108 v 39,754 61,861, Public Questions YES 1. Green Acres 60, Court Funding 46, Death Penalty 55, Administrative rules 48,245 NO 23,866 40,983 33,468 39,407 ;us Paul Hirsch of Franklin exits the polling booth at Conerly Road School Tuesday, while James Carr keeps tabs on the number of voters coming through. Hammin' it up (Continued from page 6) singers and actors." He studied actingat HB Studios in New York City and has done a lot of community theater. He once had a comedy group, which performed at Rascals Comedy Club in West Orange. Now, he's content to be a teacher and train the future actors of the world. In addition to the Players, he is also working on a fullscale school production, Dream City, which is a take-off on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. His trainees seem to be encouraged by his enthusiasm. Laura Hunt, 13, said the experience so far has been "really fun." Acting in general, however, is sometimes difficult, she added. "You get to meet different people and be different personalities," she said. CountyGOP (Continued from page 3) Millstone. "You can't win 'em all," Mr. Fittipaidi joked. Mr. Fittipaidi, a two-time freeholder director who chairs the board's finance, solid waste, and capital planning committees, ran on his record and experience. Ms., Sabbagh had argued that the board, which has not included a Democrat since 1982, lacked diversity. Even though Gov. Clinton failed to win Somerset County, county Democratic Committee Chairman f John Loos said the election overall could be a big plus for his organization's future. "I think if Bill Clinton does well, it says to the people of Somerset County that Democrats can govern and govern well," Mr. Loos said. Franklin was the only town that carried all three county Democrats. Sheriff Lund faced an aggressive challenge from another political novice, Denise Velcheck- Lipari of Somerville. Ms. Velcheck-Lipari had been a nurse at the county jail in Somerville for a year and a half before launching a campaign of unrelenting attacks on the sheriff for mismanagement, security breaches, racism, and sexism at the jail. -- However, Ms. Velcheck-Lipari lost some of her credibility, as well as the support of the county Democratic organization, when she was suspended from her post in October following a report that linked her romantically to an inmate. Ms. Velcheck-Lipari blasted the report as politically motivated and insisted he correspondence with the inmate was part of a ruse to expose lax jail security. A Extra Care J Never Hurts Elderly Disabled Handicapped We call you every day to make sure your OK. If you have a problem, help will be on the way to you immediately. Call For More Information 908/ HOW ARE I YOU TODAY? If Help Is Needed It's There For You We're Digging Up the Savings! CONSTRUCTION SAW We understand the effort you have to make to drive around the circle, so we're going to make it worth your while! SAVE 20%- 70%OFF Entire Store Everything from diamonds & gcmstonc to gold & watches yw t * ' Receive FREE pair of pearl earrings (value $40.00) with purchase of any pearl necklace Limited time now for Christmas! Somerset Shopping Center Rt. 202/206/28 on the circle Bridgewater ^j ^, JEWELERS/GEMOLOGISTS Bridgewater Commons Mall 2nd floor (mext to Macy's)

8 8 Franklin Focus November 6,1992 Commentary Editorial The job's not over $68,000 restored to social service funding and the freeholders look toward Thanks to a state law that allows Somerset County to transfer unspent funds in its $128 million budget from one place to another Nov. 1, the Board of Freeholders has restored allocations to nine nonprofit social service agencies to their 1991 levels. The board's action comes after Finance Director Gordon Burrows found the funds a total of i $68,130 by taking them from departments or divisions that have not spent all of their budgeted money. j The action also follows what appeared to be a heartless decision ~ in the spring to give those agencies 40 percent less in the budget than they received from the county in This cut is a small amount of the county's budget but a considerable threat to existing social service programs. The freeholders were also criticized because at the same time they reduced funding for the nine agencies, they awarded $10,000 for the first time to HomeSharing. Restoration of funds to the nine agencies will enable programs, in many instances put on hold or reduced during the past six months, to be reinstated. Chris Heer of the Resource Center for Women and Their Families says the center had to cut down on outreach programs aimed at women who have left abusive relationships and are no longer in crisis but still need counseling. Those programs, she said, will be brought back to strength. Diane K. Smith, executive director of Somerset Sussex Legal Services, argued in the spring that in purely economic terms the reduced funding did not make sense. The $9,532 reinstated this week would pay to fight 30 evictions, Ms. Smith said. Thanks to the freeholders' action, the social service allocations at least for this year's budget have been restored. But the job's not over. The freeholders have formed a committee this year to hear testimony from agencies asking for county funds under the budget. A decision could come as soon as Nov. 17. They will determine need by taking face-to-face testimony and by assessing the advice of Department of Social Services Director Cornelia B. Thum. Let's ask that they also weigh heavily the need of existing programs. The freeholders should first continue funding even if it's only at a 1991 level social service programs that are already committed, programs with a proven need and an existing clientele. IRVING To OS SOMETHING? Viewpoint Question: When do you plan to start your holiday shopping? Paul Koscelek, 48 Disability Pittsburgh, PA "I never shop for theholidays." Artene Goldberg, 40 Something East Windsor Sales 'Two weeks before. I'm a procrastinator and there's never enough money." HiWe Shamy,62 Specialty operator Somerset "I've already started in parts, but very little. I still have a lot to do." Michelle Jenkins 22 Homemaker New Brunswick "I'm going to start as soon as possible. I have a lot to get." Reena Patel, 16 Student Somerset "I'm not Christian, but I do shop for school friends." Lou Abramo, 68 Retired Somerset "I don 4! do much of it. My wife takes care of it." cuotfl orit-

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Ms. Schuster, in her 30s, was affected by memory loss similar to Alzheimer's disease. 4. Ms. Schuster experiences regular relapses, less severe, at this stage of her recovery, not occasional. 5. Her sculpture constructed from found objects are not inclusive of metals. 6. Mrs. Zimmerman taught the Conetly students how to make abstract forms using straws, as modelsforoutdoor sculpture. As guest artist, Ms. Schuster assisted some of the students with their model constructions. CLAIRE SCHUSTER Spring Valley, N.Y. Volunteers turned away To the Focus: Two years ago, my office managed a very successful food drive for the Franklin Township Food Bank, raising over 600 pounds of food for the hungry. So, recently, when we decided to do a similar event, we contacted the Food Bank. But, we were told they no longer do food drives with businesses! So, we are no longer allowed to raise food for our local food bank. I was shocked to learn that the Food Bank refused to accept my patients' generous donations solely because they are being made through my office. Maybe the Food Bank has more food than they need? Now, we are being forced to take our fund-raiser out of town. The food drive we will be doing this year will be raising food for the food bank at the New Brunswick Salvation Army. Sorry, Franklin, we are not allowed to raise food for you. If anyone would like to participate in this food drive, the event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 14, Please call my office for details at TRISH STYPKA Somerset Commentary Auto insurance system must be rebuilt To the Focus: How many more bandaids can be applied to this state's auto insurance system before it breaks I.I.III:I1AV.1II : 1? Buy $5 worth of Tokens and Receive $5 Worth of, Tokens ' ep C rjiaa umit One Per Customer I ^ ^ tot rote Combined With Any Other Offer I "" ^^^" ^ Exp. Nov. 14,1992 I 1135 EASTON AVE. SOMERSET KARATE -Tho Franklin Focus apart completely? Not many. That's why it's time to rebuild the system from the ground up. As an independent insurance agent and president of the Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey Inc. (PIANJ), a trade association representing the interests of insurance consumers and independent agents, I urge you to join our association's efforts toward meaningful auto insurance reform. Simply stated, PIANJ has developed a reform proposal that would provide affordable coverage for all and the option to purchase additional coverage for those who want it. Our plan includes only one mandatory coverage a $25,000 Personal Economic Loss (PEL) policy. The policy would provide coverage for economic losses up to policy limits. Higher amounts and additional coverage would be available. Our PEL proposal eliminates the cost of non-economic loss (pain and suffering) lawsuits from the insurance system. Such lawsuits have become a get-rich-quick avenue for some while adding tremendous cost to the system and to insurance premiums. Drivers would still be able to purchase coverage for non-economic losses through accidental death and dismemberment coverages as part of the reform package. Please support PIANJ's reform proposal by urging legislators to make the plan law. Details of PIANJ's auto reform plan are available through my agency and PIANJ's headquarters in Trenton. ROBIN SIMKO Suydam Insurance Agency 30 Skillman Lane, Somerset BATTING CAGES MINIATURE GOLF BUMPER CARS AIR HOCKEY TABLE TENNIS BILLIARDS VIDEOS SIMULATORS BASKETBALL TOSS FOOTBALL TOSS BOWLING SKEEBALL SHOOTING GALLERY REMOTE CARS REMOTE BOATS & MORE FAMILY WEEKEND Clowns - Face Painters - Cartoon Characters Juggler - Fire Eater * Sat & Sun Xov. 7 A pm 2441 Rt 22 W. Union, NJ NEW LOCATION 560 Stelton Rd. 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10 Searfoss appointed as Somerset County's new health officer By STEVE STRUNSKY officials have created the new posi- Mr. Searfoss, who has 21 years tion of county health officer, and of public health experience and is THE FOCUS will fill the $70,000-a-year post a state-certified health officer, will SOMERSET COUNTY To with Montgomery's veteran mu- assume the position Nov. 23. help monitor solid waste and haz- nicipal health official, Charles G. Among his principal duties will ardous materials-related violations, Searfoss. be to coordinate contracts with HIP/Rutgers Health Plan is the plan of choice for more than 176,000 New Jersey residents. Each family member can choose his or her own personal board eligible or board certified physician from one of our Plan-affiliated medical groups. If convenience is important, you can choose to receive virtually all of your care in one of fourteen state-of-the-art Health Care Centers located throughout New Jersey. Pediatrics, Internal Medicine and OB/Gyn care are all complemented by onsite x-ray, laboratory and diagnostic services. Preventive services such as routine check-ups, well-baby care and wellness programs are all covered by HIP/Rutgers Health Plan. For high-quality health care at an affordable cost, HIP/Rutgers Health Plan should be your choice for great care. local health agencies and set forth the responsibilities of local agencies vs. the new county office in complying with air, noise, water and stream pollution standards under the County Enviionmental A HEALTH PLAN WITH HIPJRUTGERS Health Plan Locations throughout New Jersey The HIP System New Jersey New York Florida 1992 Health Act (CEHA)i The CEHA empowers the new health official o w0rk with the Division of Solid Waste Management and the county Hazardous Materials Response 'team to issue summonses to trash or hazardous waste haulers who transport or dump garbage or hazardous materials illegally. For examplt officials say the county has been p agued by "midnight dumpers 01 renegade trash haulers who drive Jieir trucks out- side the county directly to other dumping sites in order to avoid paying $121 per ton for dumping legally at Bridgewater Resources Inc., the county's officially designated trash transfer- station. The act not only provides for state matching funds to help pay for Mr. Searfoiis's salary and other health-related oosti it also permits Mr. Searfoss to collect fines for county coffers. "The county is ;not within any stretch of the imagination trying to create an empire or cut into the responsibilities of local health departments," he saicjl. Husband charged (Continued from page 3) trated and gave up, however, then left the bedroom after untying one of her wrists, which allowed her to call police. According ta Officer Lipowski, the defendantlwas read his rights, and when asjced about the incident replied, "I untied her. too." Reports of { sexual assault by spouses are relatively uncommon, according to Slyse Katz, a counselor at the Rape Crisis Service of Somerset Cou ity, where Ms. "Katz said well below one-tenth the calls received by the service are from spouses. Ms. Katz said some people may have difficulty with the notion that a husband could be charged with sexually assaviltin % his own wife, and recalled a clase earlier this year in which a jury found a husband innocent despite a video tape of the incident that was hown in court. "A lot of people, have a problem ivith understanding power issues," said Ms. Kat:;. "\^e get cases in which a guyhas legally raped a women on a date, and then gets confused when hej calls her up for another date and (she gets hysterical." There is also la fine line between sexual daring and over aggression coniitituing sexual assault, Ms. Kata adqied. "If both pa ties are adults and both parties agree that that's what they want to do, t's not necessarshe said. "But if ily a violent act," one of the parties is against it, in my opinion, sault" thatl constitutes as- -The Franklin Focus- J

11 November 6, 1992 The Franklin Focus 11 usiness National Starch donates $4,000 National Starch and Chemical has donated $4,000 to the Dunellen police department to ccwe* tiie cost of installing a computer in tie town's newest police car. That computer will allow patrolman to instantly check the driving record of motorists who are puredover. Bank hosting food drive Somerset Savings Bank is holding a food drive until Dec. 19 at its seven branch locations in conjunction with the opening of its 1993 Christmas Club. The bank wi donate two items of food to the Somerset County Food Bank, Remington Area Food Pantry, FISH Inc. of Dunelen, FISH Inc. of Somervilte and the Salvation Army for every Mem of food donated. The bank has branch offices in Middlesex, Bound Brook, SomervtHe, MarwWe, Raritan, Remington, and WNtehouse. Anderson promoted at consulting firm Scott W. Anderson of Watcnung has been promoted to associate partner in Anderson Consulting, a business unit of the Arthur Anderson Worldwide Organization. Mr. Anderson joined Anderson Consulting in 1982 and was promoted to manager in He specializes in business reengineering and systems integration for products companies. Hahn appointed to committee Robert Hahn, a teacher at Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School in Bridgewater, recently was appointed to the Professional Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Apprentice Committee. The professional association, comprised of representatives from business and education, meet monthly to discuss issues and legislation pertaining to the plumbing and heating profession. Mr. Hahn will assist other members of the committee in evaluating the state's licensing mandates for to tie plumbing industry. Century 21 celebrates anniversary By LORIE RUSSO THEPOCUS FRANKLIN - Century 21 Our Town Realty on Easton Avenue is approaching its 14th anniversary with the news that the firm is ranked in the top 20 percent of all Century 21 locations nationwide. This ranking for the third quarter of 1992 is based on the gross number of dosed commissions earned by the office, which correlates directly to the number of houses sold. Despite a lagging economy, the firm, covering Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex and Mercer counties, is now ranked by Century 21 as No. 4 in the state and No. 19 in its region on the basis of gross closed commissions. The Easton Avenue office is one of 7,000 across the country. In December 1991, the office was No. 3 out of 171 in the state on the basis of gross closed commissions, making it one of the top producing offices in the country, according to Robert Sperte, Century 21 president and regional director. A second Our Town office was opened in North Brunswick in In Franklin, selling houses is made easier because of their affordability, according to Century 21 Our Town Realty officials. The four owners Anita Kronstadt, Pat McDevitt, Betty Edfort and HHdy Gross who began their venture in 1978, attest to this fact Each of their sons and daughters have settled in Franklin, and in a time when children are finding they can't afford a community that was once affordable to their SHARON WILSON/THE FOCUS Employees and their families gather Sunday outside the Century 21 Our Town Realty building to celebrate the agency's 14th anniversary. parents, this plays an important factor in the selling of real estate, the owners said. "Basically, this is a nice, friendly town," said Mrs. Kronstadt, who began her real estate career 25 years ago as a way to "get out of the house" Mrs. McDevitt said she started in the field 23 years ago because it offered the flexible working hours she needed to raise her children. Mrs. Kronstadt and Mrs. McDevitt, along with Mrs. Edfort and Mrs. Gross, opened their own Century 21 office because the firm they had worked with was bought by a corporation and they didn't like the way things were being run. A fifth partner, Helen Lyons, passed away shortly after the branch was opened. They selected the name "Our Town Realty" because, with five people opening the office, they didn't want the agency to sound like a law firm. "We wanted a name that was going to have a home town sound to it," Mrs. Kronstadt said. "Basically, we were unhappy with being with a company owned by a corporation," Mrs. Kronstadt said*. "We wanted to do our own thing. I didn't like the corporate feel and the fact that the offices were in another town. They didn't know anything about our town." Six months after opening Our Town Realty on Easton Avenue, the five partners gained a major share of the business. Mrs. McDevitt conceded it wasn't always easy to sell Franklin because of an image equating it with an inner city, but Mrs. Kronstadt said that is changing now. The township's strengths are in its diversity of population and landscape, from the mix of townhouses, commercial and industrial uses in the northern end of the township, to the serenity of the area along the Delaware-Raritan Canal. "Franklin is a nice melting pot of all types of ethnic races," Mrs. Kronstadt said "When we drive people from out of the area around here and they see things like Colonial Park and all the shopping centers, they just can't believe it" Dick Loughlin, president and CEO of Century 21 Real Estate Corporation described the Our Town office's achievement as outstanding, saying "Their commitment to excellence and quality service exemplifies the professionalism that is a hallmark of the Century 21 system." "Ib be good," Mrs. McDevitt said, "you need flexibility, energy, patience and empathy. You have to be able to listen to people. For some, this is the biggest purchase they may make in their lives, and you have to treat it as such." Outstanding business people honored FRANKLIN William Grippo of the Franklin Township Board of Education will be among 13 people to be honored today at the Somerset County Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business People of the Year luncheon. Thirteen nominations were received in four categories: small business, larger corporation, non-profit and young entrepreneur. Award recipients will be announced at the luncheon, to be held at the Martinsville Inn. Joseph Burns, Copies Now; Bryan Christian, University women's basketaball and the 1992 Bernards High School; Stephen Dragos, Somerset Alliance for the Future; Rose Evans, note speaker. Olympic women's basketball teams will be key- Edmar Corp.; Stephen Fauer, Environmental The awards program has several sponsors: Strategies and Applications; Lilo Grab, Career National Westminster Bank, corporate sponsor; Services; Barbara Hase, Midland School; Kare AT&T, patron; Somerset Trust Co., supporter, Ann Heaphy, Bridgewater-Raritan High and contributing sponsors, William DeLuccio School; Evelyn Kruck, Kruck Financial Services; Gus Merkel, AT&T; Barbara Scheffel, Inn Caterers, Meaney Insurance, Monday CPA, Kavanaugh & VanFteet; the Martinsville Scheffel Associates; Edward Seliga, Edmar Morning Inc., National Starch & Chemical Co., Corp.; and Mary Starita, ARC of Somerset Anthony Pieheca Esq., and Successful Money.-Management-Seminars, - -~.

12 12 Business Walking Center has right shoes By MONNEFORD THE FOCUS the store, Vicki Barton. She and her all of their brands carry the seal of husband, Bill Rood opened the acceptance from the American Po- Kilmer Square Store in May of 1991 diatric Medical Association. "We don't feel you have to sacri- Since the day the Walking Center after a long career in the shoe busiopened its doors a year and a half ness. fice fashion for function," stressed ago, they've been encouraging cus- The store is open Monday Ms. Barton of their store which spetomers to bring in their old shoes to through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., cializes in comfort-oriented footgive to the needy. Now with the Thursday and Friday until 8 pm, wear. Often, people think to be weather getting colder, the Walking Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sun- functional shoes must look "func- Center is taking a more persuasive day 10 a.ra-5 p.m. tionat Mr. Barton said, but their route. For more information about the store has the latest shoe fashions Just a few steps away from Fran- Trade-In sale call the Walking Cen- from brands like Rockport, Easy klin, the Walking Center, on Albany ter at 545-WALK. Spirit, Naturalizer, Dingo (boots), Street in New Brunswick, will give The Center has a bin in the store and New Balance. There are the customers who bring in a usable that they fill with the donated very popular Doctor Martens, Keds, pair of shoes to donate to New shoes which then are given to Moccasins, and Capezio dance Brunswick's needy $10 off any reg- groups such as the Salvation Army shoes. ular priced purchase of $50 or more or the God Squad. And for customers with special from now until December 24. Cou- "We had a post card made up," needs, the owners work with local pons for the trade-in are available for what the Center brands its podiatrists, until November 21 or while sup- trade-in sale which they sent to "We also fit the little ballerinas in plies last. customers and area residents. Cus- their toe shoes," said Ms. Barton in "We felt, especially this time of tomers bring in the card and can honor of the American Repertory year, with the weather getting cold- get $10 off of regular priced shoes. Ballet, who are upstairs from the er, that we needed to push for more Both Vicki Barton and her hus- Walking Center, pairs [of shoes]," said part owner of band are certified shoe fitters and Automotive Sellers Sell it in 2 weeks for $20 or the next two weeks are Sell your car, truck, jeep, van, motorcycle, camper or trailer fast! For $20 your ad reaches almost 400,000 readers in three counties. Describe your vehicle in 4 lines. Additional lines are only $1.15 each. Advertise today by calling Forbes Newspapers A D I V I S I O N or rornrs INC * * NEED AFFORDABLE DENTAL CARE? Individual Family Business Groups CALL US FIRST FOR Savings up to 60%! LASER LIMITED Ext. 1 LINDA'S BOOK EXCHANGE Scde Thurs., Fri., Sat, & Sunday Nov. 5th-8th DIAf^E MATFLERD/THE FOCUS Vicky Barton of the Walking Center in New Brunswick shows some of the shoes people have donated for use by the homeless. Daily 9:30-5:30 Thurs. till 9, Sun. 11:00-5:00 PAPERBACKS 50% Off Pub. Price HARD COVERS $2.00 & Under 1 /2 OFF HARDCOVERS - Over $ % OFF RECORDS, TAPES, & COMPACT-DISCS $1.00 OFF if $3.00 or more. 4th Annual "Book Lovers Day" Sat., Nov. 7th -VISITINa AUTHORS IN THE AFTERNOON LOUISA RAWLINGS (AKA-ENA HOLLIDAY) Warner, Hartiquirt, Popular Library & Pocket; THgA OgWME - Zebra; USA ANN mme -KISMET, SIBYLLE GARRETT - stt. int. Moments; DIANA HAVILANO - PimactefZebm: ROCHELLE t«h.t-local Au(hor& Poet - NOW OPEN SUNDAYS 12-4:00-20 Alden St. Cranford (908) K Hlr.zr gfrreon Mower shop expands to new location in station Franklin Flowers, 93 Douglas Ave., Somerset, has blossomed into another location to better serve its customers, with Franklin Fkevers Express is located in the Ijfew Brunswick Train Station. Serving commuters and downtown shoppers, they provide flowers, plants, gifts and balloons attractively packaged and priced for fast, easy pick up. Also offeree is homebound pick up service, where people can place an ordelr in the morning and pick it up in tie evening. FTD has recognized Franklin Flowers as a top boo member this year because of!the shop's customer service ar.d its quality of product and design. Franklin Flower now has a tollfree telephone number and 24- hour service, SEND LOVE.

13 November 6,1992 Franklin Focus 13 Community Life Theatre group will miss designer After 10 years behind scenes Cusimano moving from area Tips to spot child's eye problems By ROSEMARIEJ. MILZA Special to THE FOCUS When was the last time your child's eyes were checked by an eye care professional? Children may pass a school eye test but still have vision disorders. The American Optometric Association states that about 16 percent of children who are 5-12 years old have vision problems that can affect their ability to read and learn. Many school-age children may be inaccurately labeled as slow and unable to keep up with their classmates due to correctable, but undetected, vision problems. A host of difficulties such as remembering what is read, confusing similar words, and even frequent daydreaming all may be vision-related. Other signs of vision difficulties include: Dislike and avoidance of close work. Turning or tilting the head to one side. Closing one eye. Trouble finishing timed written Placing the head close to a book or desk when reading. Excessive blinking or rubbing of Losing place while reading. Complaints of headache, nausea and dizziness. Poor vision in elementary school is especially damaging because it interferes with learning the basics. Make sure your child has the benefit of good eyesight. Rosemarie Mitza is a home economist with Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Camden County. Help-A-Saurus is an educational program for parents provided by Rutgers Cooperative Extension. For more information about Help-A- Saurus, contact Dary) L Minch, Extensiai Home Economist of Somerset County, 310 Milltown Road, Bridgewater, NJ ; 526^295. \J\J\J r ^^ By LORIERUSSO THE FOCUS FRANKLIN - Villagers Theatre costume designer Camille Cusimano, who is camera shy, would rather keep behind the scenes and let her costumes make an appearance for her. Those costumes will make their last appearance next month, with the opening of The Mystery of Edwin Dmod at the theater. Mrs. Cusimano is leaving Franklin, where she has lived for 20 years, for the Chicago area Jan. 5. Her husband, who works with a pharmaceutical company, is being transferred to the Windy City. Her first play 10 years ago, when she began her theater career as a costume trimmer, was Camelot. She landed the job after responding to an advertisement in the newspaper. "The next thing I knew I was the costume designer," Mrs. Cusimano recalled. "I guess I had the knack for it." Mrs. Cusimano would rather tell stories about her last 10 years at the theater because when the conversation drifts to leaving her "family" her eyes swell with tears. "I've enjoyed this," she said. "We're just like family. I have a great attachment to these young people. And this is very satisfying, seeing your ideas are up there and saying to yourself, *Wow, did I do that?' " Anne Welby of Somerset, president of the Villagers Board of Directors, said she has never been surprised by her friend's talent "She is an excellent designer, very imaginative," Mrs. Welby said. "She can decorate anything and make it look good on stage. We will miss her tremendously." With every play, from Mrs. Cusimano's first bit of trimming for Camelot to her last for The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Mrs. Cusimano has started by reading the script and then developing colors for the lead characters. For instance, in Drood a lady of the night would be in rouge and the character Rosa in various rose tones. Costumes for the lead characters are always done by the Villagers, and her team composed of Joan Tietien, Ann Marie and Caroline MacCaffery. "They have been teamed with me for a long time," Mrs. Cusimano said. "I tell them what I'd like and they sew it." Mrs. Cusimane, who also does costumes at the Off Broad Street Theater in Hopewell, remembered that La Cage Avx Folles demanded the most in the way of costumes. "That was one of the most elaborate," she said. The theater sold the La Cage costumes, she said, adding that she was "very proud" of the work that went into that musical. One of her favorite shows was Into The Woods because she liked doing the fairy tale costumes, Over the years she has learned some tricks with colors. For instance, almost every color works well on stage except for green. She tries to stay away from bold red because it draws attention away from other characters. Some lavenders and purples don't work well either. "We'll have production meetings where I'll tell the lighting people what colors I'm using and that certain people will have to be hit with certain spotlights," she said. Mrs. Cusimano said she has always liked the theater and that LINDA D. EPSTEIN/THE FOCUS Janice Mazza and Kathy Monaghan show off costumes designed and made by Camille Cusimano. Wacky Olympics for scouts set FRANKLIN - A Wacky Olympics festival for 2,000 girls will be hosted by the Delaware-Raritan Girl Scout Council the next two weekends at Oak Spring Camp in Franklin Township. The festival, Saturday and Sunday and Nov , will highlight learning about other cultures. Girls will take part in wacky activities such as sock basketball, table tennis, boating and other games in the Wacky Olympics. The three countries represented will be Greece, because the Olympics began there, France, because that country hosted the 1992 Winter Olympics, and Spain, where the 1992 Summer Olympics were held The -event begins with_a flag, ceremony, ; jthatjrp : dudes a parade of nations. Each troop was assigned a country, theh designed the flag that represents that nation. They will teach the crowd to say "Hello" in that country's language. Ethnic food will be served induding Spanish rice, French chocolate mousse and Greek moussaka. Arts and crafts activities will include toga dolls, bull-face paper plates and fancy French hats. Sessions will run 9-11:30 am, 1-3:30 p.m., and 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-12/.3o p.m. and 24:30 p.m. Sunday. Each girl will leave with a ribbon or metal for her achievements and effort. For more information con- JactJJary. HirscH at after her first show she grew to love it Of the pieces of costumes warehoused in the Villagers Theatre, she and her team, who work with Singer sewing machines, are responsible for at least a few hundred of them. "I like doing the glitz, the feathers and the rhinestones and the jewels," (Please turn to page 18) Births A daughter is born to Natalizios of Somerset A daughter, Tracy Marie Natalizio, was born to Sarah and Bart Natalizio of Somerset, at Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, on Sept. 5,1992. * * * A son, Robert Raymond Rezac, was born to Kathleen and Ronald Rezac of Somerset, at Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, on

14 14 Community Life ber6,1992 Custodian Russell Hall, and students Stephen Robinson, Leigh Pinter, Tamyra McKinney, James Nixon and Peter Gau are all pitching in to help recycle styrofoam at Hiilcrest School. Recycling at lunch FRANKLIN - Hillcrest School has begun a new phase of its recycling program with the recycling of the plastic foam lunch trays used daily in the cafeteria The program is added to its existing Somerset County-sponsored recycling program of paper, bottles and cans. The fray recycling is being tried at Hillcrest, MacAfee and Sampson 6. Smith schools. It comes as the result of the district's desire to support ecology efforts and in response to studenttettersfrom the Hillcrest Student Council and MacAfee students. Edna Lemiska, district cafeteria supervisor who investigated and organized the plan, hopes to expand the program to all district schools by the end of December. Cafeteria trays are collected and transported to the James River Corp. in Metuchen, where they are accepted at no cost to the district They are recycled into such items as stackable crates for bookshelves, road bed material, and dividers for parking lots. Student awarded scholarship Marilyn Coleman of Somerset was enrolled at the College of Engineering, Rutgers University, as a James Dkkson Carr Scholar. The award, granted by Rutgers to outstanding minority students from across the nation, is for $5,000 annually and is renewable for three years. She is a graduate of Franklin Township High School. * Alimatu Cole of Somerset graduated Oct 15 from the practical nursing program at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools. Campus news In reverse role a policeman gets third-degree questioning Mrs. Sweeney's third-grade class at Conerly Road School recently interviewed Sgt Paul Brembt from South Plainfield Police Department. The students worked together to develop interview questions about his family, job, uniform and squad car. The students are using this information to practice sentence structure and paragraph writing. In other Conerly Road School Eileen A. Blaney of Somerset was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at the College of Saint Elizabeth. A grade point average of 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 is required. * * * Maureen Ellen Gozdieski received an M.BA in management from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford Campus, in October news, the PTO recently sponsored the performance of Young Audiences Dance Mosaic. Dancers Hope Sherman and Clyde Wilder delighted and educated (the students with native dances from Russia, Africa, Mexico, Spain, Jamaica, Israel, Egypt and Nigeria. The children were asked to participate in song and rhythm beats. After each dance they were told the name of the song and its historical origin. Hiilcrest honors Students of Month The Hillcrest Student of the Month program's first breakfast meeting was Oct. 14 when 28 students met with Hillcrest guidance counselor Terri Wade to celebrate their academic and social excellence during the first month of school. One student from each homeroom is selected each month for Student of the Month honors. Mrs. Wade prepared a serving table of fresh fruits, rolls and orange juice. The funds for refreshments for this monthly program are provided by the Hillcrest PTO. Students of the Month for October included: ACROSS 1 Low-cut shoe S Playground hhjbfrjht 10 The Three Musketeers author 15 Hemingway. lo some It Sandacac Ire* 20 Persian tables 21 Ground beetle 22 Arthurian lady 23 Punjab princess 24 Claude of* 25WIM 26 Foik'$ prong 27 Some roses 29Pranktsh lady 31 Harbingers of spring 33 Bookbinder's sheepskin MBaoKe hairnet 38 Presently STLooM 40 Kitchen appliance 42 Board or back lead-in 46OMlerate 47 Kentucky Muegrass 48 Yields from pressure 50 Rote lor Gene Homey 51 Commanded 52 Neighbor of N.J. 54 Went at an easyb»«58 KM a dragon 6T Indian SSWIMwfm worry 80 OH World sandpiper 62 President and general 63 Showy wafer plant 65 Tourist 67 Marsh birds 69 Goats 70 Asian metwxsot shktamcs Fourth-grade Sarika Arora, James Borbely, Jason Ellsworth, Steven Grosso, William Johnson, Sara Kover, Stephen Robinson, Calvin Simonson, Zuri Uzzle and Adam Wielgosz. Fifth-grade Dorothy Adajar, Matthew Bussey, Thomas Crappse, David Hunt, Marisa Levine-Sabol, Meagan Newell, Edwin Perez, Neela Shirodkar and Magy Wrobleska. Sixth-grade John Kempf, Michael Leib, Joe Lesik, Charles McMorris, Kristin Mikita, Sanjeev Satwah, Marcelo Sousa and Dana Syers. CROSSWORD 71 Me sang "Runaround Sue" 72 Springflowering shrub 75 Dutch painter 76 Flowering ulna Vtfra 80 Charles Dutlon sitcom 81 Roman matron's long garment 83 The of San Francisco* 85 Canadian pfov, 86 Sleep, rugged rock 88 Semtrural region 90 Tin Pan Alley output 91 Mused history 92 Tapestry 94 Mosquito genus vegetable 97 Musk or water follower 98 Flew Hah In the air 100 Fairway turns 102 Wife of Perls 103Pubpro ectfte losbudwinkle, lor one 106 Mine entrance 107 South African Irises 111 Income after expenses 1t2 Blue-tutted border plant 116 Banker's concern' 117 Boredom 119 Beasts of butdsn 121 Celestial bear l22hihswe dugout 123 Stone pillar 124 Convenient carryalls _125 BranchUke projecting part* 126 Chinese wax 127 Abounds 128 QtrTs name ' 129 Men's oig. DOWN 1 French oyster farm 2 Russian river 3The Love*(song) 4 Flower ol various colors 5 Bed cover 6 Come to 7 Spring Hag 8 Continued loud noise 9Anclenl ascetic 10Trumpellk«spring flower 11 Japanese apricot 12 Playwright 13 Palm cockatoo 14 Drawing rooms 15 Garden Meetings a success FRANKUN - The Hilterest Magnet Schoul for Science and Technology was pleased with the outstanding parental response to conferences held recently. The parerjit-teaoher conferences provide an opportunity to support and lengthen school home ties. Many of the classes had 100 percent parfopation. "It's wonderful to see the caring and support given to our students by parents and teachers," said Mrs. Beyea, Hillcrest School principal. "Ifs possible to accomplish many things when we all work together." ' 16 Cuckoos UWordbelote cone or tar 18 Summer refreshers 28 Tree trunk i 30 Actress Shelley 32 Monk's 34 Special point otvlsw 35 Dedicates a7slyleof azi 38 One of the Muses 39 Wore 40 Pretty and gloving, to. a Scotsman 41 Ward off 43 Spring Mower 44 RaH bird 45 Theater luminary Helen 47 Resounds 49 Sun. laid 52 Man or ape 53 Sample McPherson 85 Ceases 58 Picnic pests 59 Removes [ appfeseedi 61 TVs ' Landing* 64 segno (music direction) 66 Campers' 68 Code or can tollower 70 Every movtoextra's hope. 71 Painter. WVWB 72 Chests for sacred articles 73 The Mark ot * 74 Nesl-bulHIng llsh 75 Turned about a llxed point 76 one's way (travels) 7? First duke ol Normandy TB Bulge at rear l of human skit* 70 Make I amends 1 82Pre»x Indicating oxygen 84 Cosmetic. 67 Fragrant blossom 88 Ornamental plants 91 Flowering plant of the, gentian I (amity 93 Bed and Coral 9! Wild plum 91 Israel's Golda 91 Most 'unfruitful lot Landed property 10; Black Sea port 104 French aunt m Authot/crillc James and lamlly 107 Jack or doodle lead-in 10«PoolsWe garb 10S Jones 110 Oagger 112 center Hafenwloe 113 London trolley 114 TVs "Corner Pyte, " 115 Roman earth goddess 118 Danube 120 Scale member

15 November 6,1992 Community Life 15 Vo-tech gym to host circus By CHARLES J. ZANGARA THE-POCUS BRIDGEWATER - An international circus will be rolling into town this weekend, and Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School students are hoping for a big turnout. The Yankee Doodle Circus, which features martial artists demonstrating their art with 12-foot boa constrictors, will perform in the high school gym Sunday. A percentage of ticket sales will go to help fund the school's yearbook. The circus will perform two shows, at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Vogt Drive school, with admission set at $7.50 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Carol Weber, an evaluator and physical education teacher who serves as the yearbook's financial adviser, said 10 percent of all money raised through tickets bought at the door and 50 percent of advance ticket sales will go to the yearbook staff to help it defray the costs of producing its annual yearbook. She said students normally have to conduct fund-raising to produce the book, and this year is no exception. "We have to hustle all year to raise money," said Ms. Weber. "We're hoping for a big turnout." Advance tickets can be purchased through Saturday at A Comic Adventure and at Candy- Jugglers, martial artists, exotic snakes, a magic team and other attractions will be offered by the Yankee Doodle Circus, which will perform at Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School in Bridgewater Sunday, Nov. 8. land Crafts in Somerville, and at many will perform magic and illusion, while The Dazzling Diors will Designs Unlimited in South Bound Brook. feature a dog act with their trained Besides the Ninja Snake Warriors demonstrating the martial art poodles and champion Afghan Watsu, the circus will feature more hounds. The Bertini Troupe, a than 15 other acts and attractions. Czechoslovakian acrobatic-unicycle The Fabulous Darnells of Ger- act, will also perform. HOUSE cf LIGHTS WALL TO WALL LAMPSHADE SALE REMEMBER! Always brlagyoor lamp for a proper fit 25% New shapes New smaller sixes New designs Finest quality silks and vinyls CLOSEOUT SALE ITEMS NOT INCLUDED ONE WEEK ONLY 6RABELL Lampshades New security program available for seniors ThE \ \ CAN WEDDINGS - PARTILS 6P)ECE->Bl«V0C\LbT CONTEMPORMW and TUUMTIOMl. MUSIC C"A ttnt"^ y Ott Premise Catering SpecMM Ganlen ft»c«plion$ Reh*tn*t MMOT * Sftowcra CoekUH P»rtht My Fine Catered Event 21 OMalM SI, tannweii. HJ The Puerto Rican Action Board is hoping a new security improvement program will make senior citizens feei more secure in their homes. The program provides residential security improvements like window locks, peep holes and automatic timers to seniors who live in private residential housing and meet certain economic criteria. Income guidelines are for a family size of one, $29,904; two people, $34,176; three people, $38,446; and four, $42,720. Any seniors interested in applying should call the P.RAB. main office in New Brunswick and Home Improvement Unit for more information Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 4:30 p.m. at , or stop by the office on the second floor. ictuufint Banquets from Pmonalizcd Service Customized Menus Elegantly Affordable ISO Rl. 206 South Hittsborough To Advertise Here Please Call Kristin at ext We'll Give You Something To Smile About! New Patient Special Dental Exam Includes: Exam, Panoramic X-Ray & 4 Bitewing X-Rays $40! REG. $96 Check ups without Panoramic $25off«Reg. $56 BONUS i ALL CHANDELIER CUP SHADES BONUS NOW 50% Off' U.S. HIGHWAY 22 GREEN BROOK, NJ. Opposite Crystal Mazda Mall Showroom Hours: Sat 10 AM - 5 PM Weeknights to 9 PM «j V p Visa. MuMfCard ana American E>pnu We do not accept MedfcaM. DEDICATED DENTALCARE SERVICES, P.A VILLAGE PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER 107S Easton Ave., Somerset Director Stewart A. Levlne. D.M.D.

16 16 Community Life November 6, 1992 Obituaries Millicent Rice Brookes, 71 Child care worker; once of Franklin Millicent Rice Brookes, 71, a retired child care worker and a former resident of the Franklin Park area of Franklin, died Oct. 29, 1992 at Mesa Lutheran Hospital, Mesa, Ariz. Mrs. Brpokes was born in New Brunswick and also lived in Highland Park; Albuquerque, N.M.; Amarillo, Texas; and Carson City, Nev. She had resided since 1989 in Apache Junction, Ariz. She and her husband, Roy Advertise in the Focus! Brookes, were child care workers at the Northern Nevada Children's Home in Carson City from Also surviving are three daughters, Dale Giotes of Richmond, Mich., Hope Ellis of Nashville, Term., and Dawn Turner of Wilmington, Del.; two sons, James Brookes of Amarillo and Richard Brookes of Carson City; and nine grandchildren. A committal service will be held in New Brunswick. Rose Hutter, 92 Long a central New Jersey resident Rose Hutter, 92, a native of Poland and a longtime central New Jersey, resident, died Oct. 29, 1992 at the Central New Jersey Jewish Home for the Aged, in the Somerset area of Franklin. Mrs. Hutter lived in Perth Amboy before moving to Somerset in She is survived by a daughter, Blanche Adler of Union; a son, David Hutter of Otis, Mass.; five grandchildren; and seven greatgrandchildren. Services were held Friday at the Flynn & Son Funeral Home, Perth Amboy. Burial was in Beth Israel Memorial Park, Woodbridge. Dance therapist to run seminar Hands On, Heels Up, Therapeutic Movement and Music Workshop will be held at the Central New Jersey Jewish Home for -the Aged, 380 DeMott Lane, Somerset, 9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17. Dr. Ema Lindner, dance movement therapist, will involve participants in a series of activities that demonstrate how to use dance and music creatively and therapeutically. The techniques help geriatric clients develop a rhythmic sense, improve physical agility, enhance self image, alleviate anxious behavior, and encourage social in* teraction. Call Lilly Miller, , Ext Pets are up for adoption You may find a friend for life at the Somerset Humane Society and Companion Animal Placement Acopt-A-Pet Day to be held 1'1 4 m -4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14. Dogs, catsj puppies and kittens in need of new homes will be available for adoption. Adoption fees range from $30-$50 and include! shots and diagnostic tests, jor problems like heartworm arjd feline leukemia. For further information, call the Humane Socjiety at The event is hosted by Pet Food Giant ojn Route 18, East Brunswick. Somerset County Somerset County A A Family Place... weekly Shabbat Services Accredited Religious School Bar/Bat MiOvarVConfirmation Pre-School/Youth Activities Adult Education Program Men's Club/Women's Division For membership information Please call Mountain Jewish Gommuni y Center 104 Mt. Horeb Rd. Waiten. NJ 07059,.J» Place for Your Family THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AT PLUCKEMIN RTS.iO22«6PLUCKEMIN SUNDAY SERVICES 9:30 AM 11:00 AM Worship - Worship Chilocare ChiBcare Church School Hanftcap Accessible Bell & voice Choirs vouth Fellowship James s. Weaver, jams M. fmt ""» *ssoc. Peaty \)t ftcfonncti!jurd) _ at Jf inbrrnr 10am-3pm - Holiday Baiaat SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8 8:30am-11:3Oain - Pancake Breakfast 10am - Worship Service with Faster Dan HmdKem 10am- Sunday School TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10 13» pm Confirauiran Claii THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12 7pm - Bible Study S8I Eridgewater Ave., Hndgewaler ST. MARTIN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 13S0 Washington Valley R0., Bridgewater Father Bruce Montgomery Sunday Eueharlit " Church School & Nursery 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 10;15 a m UNITED REFORMED CHURCH 100 West Main Street SomervHle, NJ WonMps al10:00 am eac» Sunday. fownxm by School for alt afas. Nutseiy care is pnwaaa *no vwrc is ample pariting m the aqacem efty lot Minaten: DM Rev. Or. Mark A. tvaai The Rev. Gary L Devm lemnone:»o8-7js-«m5 ST. JOHN EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH LC-.MS Corner of Test Union & Vi'insor St. Bound Brook, NJ :8805 Sunday School 9:15 A.M. Sunday Worship 11:30 A.M. Anthony J. Pouches, Pastor READINGTON REFORMED CHURCH Readtngton Road, Rtadington, NJ. (Just East el ReaOnpOft General 8tan) Worship 11:00 a.m. Came&t Om. <3tW T f Ray Van de Giessen ChiW Care * *" Office: & t MIDDLEBUSH REFORMED CHURCH The Comer of South Middlebush and Awmell Road Somerset Rev. Taylor W. Holbrook, Pastor Sunday School. 9:30 A.M. Worship Serivce -11:00 A.M. "To Know Him and Make Him Known" Child Care Provided GLADSTONE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Gladstone. N J. *«" «C ^ l! " d p ^ k S O n Av9 (908) Adi* BiUa Study (Faaotnhip lolkml) -M6A.M A.M.- Numry eara prtmoad - Handicap accanma. Com* join us in meaningful Christian worship. EMMANUEL REFORMED EPISCOPAL CHURCH 9:00 a.m. Sunday School 10:00 a.m., Sunday Morning Holy Communion Nursery Provided 100 Grant Avenue. SomerviKe Rev. Gregory Hotchkiss, Next to The Medical Center Traditional Anglican Rite To Advertise Here Call KRISTEV at ^-3000, Ext. GRACE FELLOWSHIP CHAPEL Christian & Missionary Alliance Meeting at: Bernards High School 25 Olcott Avenue Benardsville, NJ Sunday worship: 9:30 am (Ninety facilities ivulame) Home Fellowship Meetings: Sunday evenings at 6:00 pm Pastors Michael Grubbs/Ken Allen (90S) Wesley United Methodist Church 1500 PtaMield Ave., So. PtotnteW or Rev. Clarke David CaBender, Pastor' Sunday School 9:30 AM Worship Strvlce* 10:30 AM Nursery Can Provided FOR ENCOUNTERS OF AN EXTRA-SPECIAL th JEWISH KIND Hg IN A SYNAGOOGE FOR ALL PEOPLE, FOR ALL REASONS, IN ALL SEASONS Come ahare tha Jewish Experience with us. Reasonable Rates and NO BUILDING FUND' Equal participation by men and women. CALL RABBI DECTER AT or ALAN GERBER AT Congregation Knesseth Israel A CONSERVATIVE TEMPLE 229 Mountain Avenue. Bound Brook. NJ FIRST UNITARIAN- SOCIETY OF PLAINFIELD Unitarian Universalist ::i Park ACT.. Ploin/idd, NJ S Reverend Margot Campbell Gross J.J:...-. iii ;.vi C«...' C «,»:.'C i.' X A.'..' Gi:.rci! SilM,: 9:<i) AM. MIDDLESEX PRESBYTERIAN CttURCH (908) Office - (908) ' 1190 MOUNTAIN AVE. MIDDLESEX. NEW JERSEY 08,846 Pastor Kirk A. Orf Sunday worship.»:30 A.M. Cnntban Uaaton Agu J.Uiilt 11:00 tm All ll'tlcome I* Groic In Cliritl" SOMERSET PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH I 100 Kennedy Blvd. (off Easton Ave.)., SOMERSET The Rev. Dr. James G. Armour, P istori Church Office Tel. - (908) Regular Worship (Childcare Provided) -10:30 Ato Regular Church School (2 Yrs. thru Adult) 9^15 AM Summer Worship (Childcare Provided) S.30 AM A Community Church to Serve the Whol^ Family" Communion Rrst Sunday Each Month t Four Choirs MUSK for M Agts»Dnconry Club Mar CtoMrensStmon ' Urge Print BuOtlins, Bibfs & Hymn* BOUND BROOK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Rev. Or. Lee Van Rensburg 150 West Union Avenue. Bound Brook WORSHIP - 9:30 & 1V.00 a.m. CHURCH SCHOOL - 9:30 a.m. Nursery Provided Handicapped Accessible First United Methodist Church 48 West High Street SomervHle flev. Or. James L Lubach, Minister Worship Service 10:30 A.M. Sunday School *16 A.M. Intant Car* Provided Off Street Parking "A Warm Greeting Awaits You" Church Office THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ML Broad Christ Ian Educalion Program Bible Study Wednesdays. 9:30 AM Youth Felloe ship Sundays, 7O0 PM e Weekday Nursery school -itotyn' Scouting On anizations Sponsored MONTGOMERY EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH Belle Mead NJ W634 Suiday Ssrvices 8:15 AM I iarly S aeker Service 9:30 AM Suioay School (All Ages) 10:45 AH Morr ing Worship 6:00 PM Ever ing Service Wed. 7:10 Pww Meetings Child Care >rovids d at all Services Rev. JohnM. Uiyben, Paator DavdW. Assotfa Pai I Better, of Youth BRIDGE WATER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 6S1 Country Club Road. Bridgewater Rev. Georce P. Fischer. Sr. Pastor Rev. David IC Ravmder. Assoc Pastor Worship Services Satu day 5:30 P.M. Sunday 8:30 A.M. & 10 A.M. Child Cart Provided Healing Ser/ice is the 3rd Sunday Evening of Each Month at 7:00 p.m, BUMC is a sponsor of: The Children's Corner (Day Care & Pre-School) and Lifeline Soure eling Center

17 November 6,1992 Community Life 17 Fire Company collecting toys for needy kids again at many township sites Somerset Volunteer Fire and East Franklin Fire, Pine Grove Rescue Company No. 1 is holding Avenue; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-noon its second annual Holiday Toy Community Fire-Rescue, 710 Drive for needy children in Franklin Township. New, unwrapped p.m., Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. Hamilton St.; Mondays, 7:30-9 toys are being accepted now Riverview Exxon, Easton Avenue; 24 hours, seven days. through Dec. 11 at the following locations: The six fire companies as well as Somerset Fire & Rescue, 14 Hollywood Ave.; Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. pants in the drive. The toys will be Riverview Exxon are active partici- Elizabeth Avenue Fire, 2 Wiley delivered to Franklin Township Drive; Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. Social Services at the conclusion Millstone Valley Fire, Amwefl of the event If you have questions Road; Wednesdays, 7-7:30 p.m. call Somerset Fire and Rescue at Middlebush Fire, Olcott Street; , Jeff at or Joe at Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m DIANE MATFLERD/THE FOCUS Carly, Christopher, Courtney and mom Penny attend the Pumpkin Patch Carnival at the Van Winkle House Halloween Parade Saturday dressed as bees. SHE wants representatives Spanish Heritage (SHE), a student exchange organization dedicated to promoting Spanish language and. Hispanic culture in North America, is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to be area representatives for its program in your community. Area representatives serve as liaisons for high schools, host families, students, and SHE offices as well as recruit qualified North American teen-agers to go abroad. Volunteers are reimbursed for their expenses. Anyone who feels this is an ideal way to learn about Spanish and the Latin American culture while sharing your local area with eager high school teen-age students, please call Leslie collect at (202) or Somerset County $ latest of Somerset County CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH Amwell & Franklin St. East Millstone, N.J. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship Service 11 a.m. & 8 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer meeting 7:00 p.m. Rev. Joseph Babij Pastor TRINITY CHURCH Come grow with us in Faith, Hope and Love Sunday School-9:30am Worship Service 10:45am Coffee Fellowship 10:20 EFCA Mid-week Small Group Studies Dr. Arnold H. Olsen Meeting at Green Knoll Fire House, No. Bridge St., Bridgewater FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST Sunday School & Service with Nursery Care - 11 a.m. Wednesday Eve. Meeting 8:00 p.m. Reading Room 16 Division St. Mon.-F-i. 11-3, Sat RARITAN VALLEY SEVENTH DAY BAPTIST CHURCH 707 US 202. Bridgewater (northbound between Fisher & Ortho) SATURDAY SERVICES Worship 10 am & Sabbath School 11 am CALL FOR A FREE BROCHURE Pastor Jeanne Yurke MARTINSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH "The Church That Cares" 1949 Washington Valley Rd. in the Village of Martinsville Sunday Worship - 10:00 AM Church School - 11:15 AM Youth Group 7 PM. Sundays Nursery Care Provioed Church 3S Rev. Charles Little. Pastor Parsonage TEMPLE BETH EL ' Conservative Jewish Congrefalion 1495 Ainwil Road. Somerset. N J Rabbi Martin Schlussel Scnitt Schedule: 8:30 P.M. Fri.. 9:30 A.M. Sat. Full Het>re» School & Adult Education classes The Congregational Church of Bound Brook Church & High Street Bound Brook Summer Worsftp Service 9:30 A.M. Sunday School & Nursery Care 9:30 A.M. Rev. Judson S. Bennett, Pastor Where You Are A Stranger Only Once! Call (201) [or informanon' FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 218 Dunellen Ave., Dunellen Sunday Worship at 9 & U am Sunday School al 9 am Handicap Access and Child Can Prayer and Bible Study - Wednesdays at 3:00 pm 5ptritua! Healing 2nd Wedrssday al 7:45 pm Roi. William J. Gettal. Jr.. Pastor Ret). Allen A. Rtadto. Assoc Pastor ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 214 Church Street Bound Brook Sunday 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist 10 a.m. Choral Eucharist & Church School Wed. 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Bible Study The Rev. Ronald W. Parker THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH (American Baptist) 132 West High Street Somervllle, New Jersey Rev. Paul H. Harbach, Pastor Sunday Services: Sunday School Monrin* Worship Youth Group 9:30 AM 11:00 AM 6:30 PM Evening Services As Arranged Bible Studies, Choirs, FeHowsMp JOIN US AS HIS WITNESS! Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Montgomery United Methodist Church "25th Anniversary Year" 117 Sunset Road Belle Mead, N.J. 08S02 (Oft Rte. 206) David C. Lehmkuhl, Pastor Sunday Worship! 0:30 AM (Nursery Provided) Church School 10:30 AM Fellowship 11:30 AM ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH W. High S t, Somerville REV. DAVID STOWE Sunday Eucharist 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. To Advertise Here Call KRISTIN at , Ext THE REFORMED CHURCH OF SOUTH BOUND BROOK Corner of Clinton and Main St. South Bound Brook Tel. No Sunday Services 11:00 A.M. Sunday School.9:30 A.M. Handicapped Accessible Rev. Janet M. Vincent HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (MISSOURI SYNOD) 1640 Amwell Road. Somerset, N.J. Sunday Worship Services:' 9:30 am - Traditional and Sunday School 35 Minute Discover Services 11:15am Pastor Donald Hobratschk ST. FRANCIS EPISCOPAL CHURCH Father Mark Chattln, Vicar 40 New Market Rd. Ounellen-Plscataway Summer Schedule Thursdays 5:30 P.M. - Holy Eucharist Saturdays 7:00 P.M. - Mass and Homily Sundays 9:00 A.M. Mass and Homily GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH SUNDAY SERVICES 9:30 s.n.. Christian Education 10:30 a.m. Fellowship 11:00 a.m. Worship Service Mjrstry and Prt-School ProQrtffl PrQvldttf Mealing Pl«c«rldganmr Sr. Cillun Ctt. Pallor Worth Carson or "Cured (o Hie tfmaa Out anchored lo tl>» Rock Jesus Cnr/sf" MACEDONIA MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 519 Mercer St.. P.O. Box ridge water, N.J Phone tf: Sunday jamas. Dockery, Pastor Wednasday fs m SSTO. MHOS?** 10:43 4ffl FAMILY WORSHIP SERVICE S 00 pm 1st SUMOAY COMMUNION SERVICE 4:30-9:00 pm YOUTH MINISTRY MSETINQ t FSU.OWSH'3 (2nd A 3rO Mondayi> Opm 8ISLE Friday 7 30 am INTERCESSORY PRAYER ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH (MISSOURI SYNOD) 15 w. Somerset St., Rar:\an Sunday Worship 10:30 A.M. Sunday School 9:00 A.M. Office Communion Service 1st & 3rd Sunday of each momn Rev. Ptwiip '.::<sad CENTRAL BIBLE EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH King George Plaza, Rt. 22, East, Green Brook, NJ Sunday Worship Services Rev. James Meyer, Pastor Morning 11:00 am Afternoon-1:15 PM Nursery Can Provided THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. BOUND BROOK Organized 1688 Presbyterian Church (USA) Mountain and Union Avenues, Bound Brook The Rev. Or. Brian T. Hislop, Pastor The Rev. Kathleen LH. Wiggins, Associate Pastor <2 % W L AeutoitU temmt Aid* SUNDAY SCHEDULE ConMWnion: 1«Sunday o( "»«"»» 9:30 AM - Adults Clew & Church School Chom *" ""' "'"f" 11:00 AM - Worship Service ^^TT. 7:00 AM - Youth Fellowship SHARE A MOUNTAIN TOP EXPERIENCE Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church 42 Liberty Comer Road at Warren Township Mt. Horeb Road Rev. Kermerrt L. Richardson. Pasior Saturday 'Alofstiip - 5:30 p.m. Sunday JVorsnip and Sunday School - 1' a.m. F«lovnnlp Fellows BeK and Vtw* Ctors Youtn Groups

18 ,18 Community Life November 6,1992 LOCAL MOVIE TIMES EOR THE WEEK OF FRIDAY, NOV. 6-THURSDAY, NOV. 12 8ch«dutM are subject to last- MIDDLESEX AMBOY MULTIPLEX Routes 9 & 35, Sayreville (908) Passenger 57 (R) Friday-Thursday: 1,1:45,3.3:50. 5,6, 7:15, 8, 9:20,10 p.m. Late shows Friday and Saturday at 11:30 p.m., mid- 'Jennifer 8 (R) Friday-Thursday: 1, 4, 7,9:35 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at midnight. N<gtt and the dry (R) Friday- Thursday: 1:05,3:20, 5:35, 7:55, 10:10 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at 12:25 a.m. Dr. Qggles (R) Friday-Thursday: 1, 3:10.5:25, 7:35,9:50 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at midnight Under Siege (R) Friday-Thursday: 1:15,3:25, 5:40, 8,10:10 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at 12:15 a.m. Consenting Adults (R) Friday- Thursday: 1:20,3:30. 5:40, 7: p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at 12:10 a.m. Candyman (R) Friday-Thursday: 05,3:15, 5:30, 7:50,10 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at 12:20 a.m. The Puttie Eye (R) Friday-Thursday: 3:15,9:45 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at 11:45 p.m. Zeorahead (R) Friday-Thursday. 1:10,3:20,8:40.8,10:20 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at 12:30 a.m. Saraflnaf (PG-13) Friday-Thursday: 1:10,3:10.5:15. 7:15,9:15 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at 11:30 p.m. The M/ghtyOocte(PG) Friday- Thursday: 1,3:10, 5:20, 7:30 p.m. Mere (PG-13) Friday-Thursday. 1, 5:15,7:30 p.m. The Last of (he MoMcans (R) Friday-Thursday: 1:45,4:05,7, 9:15 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at 11:30 p.m. South Central (R) Friday-Thursday. 9:40 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at midnight. A RJw Runs Through It (PG) Friday-Thursday: 1:25,4, 7,9:30 p.m. Late show Friday and Saturday at 12:20 a.m. CINEPLEX ODEON MEMO PARK Routs 1, Edison (908) School Hes (PG-13) Friday- Tuesday: 1:15,3:20,5:45,8:10, 10:30 p.m. Traces of Red (R) Wednesday. Thursday. 1:15,3:20,5:45,8:10, 10:30 p.m. Or. G/ggtes (R) Friday-Thursday. 1:45,' 3:45,5:50, &10,10:30 p.m. Consenting Adults (R) Friday- Thursday. 1,3:10.5:15, 7:55, 10:10 p.m. Jennifer 8 (R) Friday-Thursday: 2. 4:45.7:40.10:15 p.m. The Last of the MoMcans (R) Friday-Thursday: 1.3:20,5:40,8. 10:20 p.m. A Over Buns Through ft (PG) Friday-Thursday: 2:15,4:50, 7:30, 10 p.m. Night and the Oty (R) Friday- Thursday: 1, 3:15. 5:20,8,10:15 p.m. The Mfchty Duels (PG) Friday- Thursday: 1:30,3 :30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30 p.m. Passenger 57 (R) Friday-Thursday: 1:40, 3:40, 5:40, 7:40, 9:40 p.m. Under Siege (R) Friday-Thursday: 1:10, 3:20, 5:30, 7:50,10 p.m. Candyman (R) Friday-Thursday. 1:30,3:40. 5:45, 8:05,10:30 p.m. G/engany Glen Ross (R) Friday- Thursday: 1:45, 3:45. 5:45, 7:45, 9:45 p.m. DUNELLEN THEATER 458 North Ave., Dunellen (908) Call theater for showtimes. KENDALL PARK CINEMAS 3560 Route 27, Kendall Park (908) Under Siege (R) Friday, Saturday: 2:30, 5:05, 7:45, 9:50 p.m. Sunday: 2:20, 4:40, 7:10, 9:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 7:10, 9:15 p.m. Passenger 57 (R) Friday, Saturday: 2, 4:10, 6:15, 8:30,10:20 p.m. Sunday: 2.4,6.8.9:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 7:45, 9:30 p.m. Consenting Adults (R) Friday, Saturday: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10: 05 p.m. Sunday: 2:15,4:30, 7:30,9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 8:15 p.m. Candyman (R) Friday, Saturday: 2, 4,6,8,10:05 p.m. Sunday: 2:15, 4:30. 7:25,9:30 p.m. Monday- Thursday: 8:30 p.m. Night and the CKy (R) Friday, Saturday: 2:10, 4:35, 7:30, 9:35 p.m. Sunday. 2:15,4:45,6:55,9 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 8 p.m. The Last of the Mohicans (R) Friday, Saturday: 2:20,4:45, 7:05. 9:20 p.m. Sunday: 2, 4:30. 6:45, 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 8 p.m.. Enchanted April (PG) Friday. Saturday: 2:10, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. 2:10. 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 7 p.m. Of Mice and Men (PG-13) Friday. Saturday: 4:30.9:20 p.m. Sunday: 4:30,8:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 8:45 p.m. MIOOLESEX MALL CINEMA Stelton and Hadley roads South Plalnfield (908) The Last of the Mohicans (R) Friday, Saturday: 12:15, 3:15, 6:15, 8:50.10:50 p.m. Sunday. 12:15, 3:15,6:15,8:50 p.m. Monday- Thursday. 6, 8 p.m. The Mfchfy Oucte (PG) Friday- Sunday: 2:30, 4:45, 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 6 p.m. Or. G/ggtes (R) Friday, Saturday: 12:30,9:10.10:55 p.m. Sunday. 12:30.9:10 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 8 p.m. MOVIE CITY Route 1 4 Gill Lane. Iselin (908) Call theater for showtimes. MOVIE CITY Oak Tree Center 1665 Oak Tree Rd., Edison (908) Call theater for showtimes. SOMERSET BERNARDSVILLE CINEMA 5 Mine Brook Rd. Bernardsville (908) Glengarry Gten Ross (R) Friday: 7:30, 9:30 p.m. Saturday: 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:3ft 9:30 p.m. Sunday: 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 7:40 p.m. BROOK CINEMA 10 Hamilton St. Bound Brook (908) Venice/Venice (not rated) Friday, Monday-Thursday: 7,9 p.m. Saturday: 5:10,7:15,9:20 p.m. Sunday 4, 6, 8 p.m. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (R) Friday, Saturday. Midnight. GENERAL CINEMA BLUE STAR Route 22, Watchung (908) "Cdll thester for showtimes. GENERAL CINEMA BRIDGEWATER COMMONS Routes 22 & Bridgewater (908) A River Runs Through It (PG) Friday, Saturday: 1:20, 4, 7,10 p.m. Sunday: 1:20,4,6:40.9:20 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 1:35, 4, 6:30, 9 p.m. Night and the City (R) Friday, Saturday: 1:10, 3:20, 5:30. 7:50, 10:10 p.m. Sunday 1:10,3:20, 5:30, 7:40,9:40 p.m. Monday- Thursday: 1:45, 4:40, 7,9:40 p.m. Under Sfege (R) Friday, Saturday: 1:30. 3:30. 5:40, 8.10:20 p.m. Sunday: 1:30, 3:30, 5:40, 7:50. 9:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 1:55. 4:20. 7:20.9:45 p.m. The Last of the Mohicans (R) Friday. Saturday. 1:50.4:40, 7:20. 9:50 p.m. Sunday: 1:50.4:40, 7:20,9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 1:50. 4:20. 6:50, 9:10 p.m. Consenting Adults (R) Friday- Sunday 2, 4:30, 7:10,9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday 2. 4:30. 7:10. 9:20 p.m. The Mighty Ducks (PG) Friday- Sunday 1, 3:10. 5:20, 7:30,9:40 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 1:30,3:30, 5:30, 7:30.9:30 p.m. Jennifer 8 (R) Friday. Saturday 1:40.4:10,6:45.9:20 p.m. Sunday: 1:40. 4;10.6:45, 9:10 p.m. Monday-Thursday 1:40, 4:10, 6:40, 9:10 p.m. GENERAL CINEMA RUTGERS PLAZA Easton Ave., Somerset (908) Call theater for showtimes. GENERAL CINEMA SOMERVILLE CIRCLE Route 28, Raritan (908) 5264)101 Sneakers (PG-13) Friday, Monday- Thursday. 7,9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 2,4: :30 p.m. Gtengany Gten Ross (R) Friday, Monday-Thursday. 7:30,9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 1:45,3:55, 6:15,8:15,10:15 p.m. Candyman (R) Friday, Monday- Thursday: 7:15,9:15 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 1:30.3:40,6.8,10 p.m. MONTGOMERY CENTER Route 206, Rocky Hill (609) A River Runs Through ft (PG) Friday, Monday-Thursday. 7.9:30 p.m. Saturday. Sunday: 2, 4:30, 7, 9:30 p.m. Glengany Gfen Ross (R) Friday, Monday-Thursday: 7:15. 9:15 p.m. Saturday. Sunday 1:15.3:15, 5:15, 7:15, 9:15 p.m. UNION CINEPLEX OOEON CRANFORD 25 North Ave. West Cranford (908) Mr. Saturday Night (R) Friday, Monday-Thursday 7:30, 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 2:15,4:45. 7:15.9:45 p.m. Husbands and Wives (R) Friday, Monday-Thursday. 7:45,10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday: 2:30,5. 7: p.m. CINEPLEX ODEON UNION 990 Stuyvesant Ave., Union (908) Candynian (R) Friday, Monday, Tuesday: 7:45,9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sunday: 2, 4, 6, 8,10 p.m. Traces of Red (R) Wednesday, Thursday. 7:45,9:45 p.m. Jennifer 8 (R) Friday. Monday- Thursday: 7:30,9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 2:15,4:45, 7:15, 9:45 p.m. FIVE POINTS CINEMA 327 Chestnut St.. Union (908) Call theater for showtimes. LINDEN FIVEPLEX 400 North Wood Ave., linden (908) Under Siege (R) Friday-Sunday: 1:10, 3:10. 5:10. 7:30, 9:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 7:30,9:30 p.m. The Last of (he Mohicans (R) Friday-Sunday. 1.3,5. 7:25,9:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday 7:25,9:30 p.m. Passenger 57 (R) Friday-Sunday 1:15, 3:10, 5, 7, 8:45,10:20 p.m. Monday-Thursday 7:35,9:35 p.m. The Mighty Ducks (PG) Friday- Sunday: 1,3,5, 7:15 p.m. Monday- Thursday: 7:15 p.m. Or. Giggles (R) Friday-Thursday: 9 p.m. Candyman (R) Friday-Sunday 1, :35.9:45 p.m. Monday- Thursday 7:30, 9:30 p.m. LOST PICTURE SHOW 2395 Springfield Ave., Union (908) Call theater for showtimes. NEW PARK CINEMA 23WestWestfieldAve. Roselle Park (908) Calt theater for showtimes. UNITED ARTISTS RIALTO 250 East Broad St Westfietd (908) CaH theater for showtimes. WESTFIELD TWIN CINEMA 138 Central Ave., WestfieM (908) The Mighty Ducks (PG) Friday. Monday-Thursday. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 1:30.3:30.5:30, 7:30 p.m. Of Mice and Men (PG-13) Friday- Thursday: 9:35 p.m. Consenting Adults (R) Friday, Monday-Thursday 7:45,9:45 p.m. Saturday. Sunday 1:45,3:45, 5:45. 7:45, 9:45 p.m. HUNTERDON CINEMA PLAZA Routes 202 & 31, Flemington (908) Of Mice and Men (PG-13) Friday- Wednesday 9:20 p.m. Thursday 10:30 a.m. (senior citizen show), 9:20 p.m. A River Runs Through «(PG) Friday, Monday-Wednesday 7,9:15 p.m. Saturday, Sunday: 2, 4:15, 7, 9:15 p.m. Thursday 10:30 a.m. (senior citizen show), 7, 9:15 p.m. Glengany Gten Ross (R) Friday, Monday-Thursday 7:30, 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Sunday 2, 4:15. 7:30. 9:30 p.m. See WeekendPIus for reviews of current movies -The Franklin Focus Under Siege (R) Friday. Monday- Thursday: 7:15,9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 2.4, 7:15,9:30 p.m. The Mighty Ducks (PG) Friday. Monday-Thursday. 7:10 p.m. Saturday, Sunday 2,4, 7:10 p.m. Jennifer 8 (R) Friday, Monday- Thursday. 7,9:15 p.m. Saturday, Sunday: 2,4, 7,9:15 p.m. HUNTERDON THEATER Route 3 1. Flemington (908) Passenger 57 (R) Friday, Saturday, Monday-Thursday: 7,9 p.m. Sunday. 2, 7,9 p.m. MORRIS AMC HEADQUARTERS Headquarters Plaza Morristown (201) Hero (PG-13) Friday, Saturday: 1: p.m. Sunday 1:10. 3:30, 5:45,8 p.m. Monday- Thursday: 5:40,8 p.m. The Mighty Oucte (PG) Friday. Saturday 1:50, 7:30 p.m. Sunday 1:30,6 p.m. Monday-Thursday 5:40 p.m. Sneakers (PG-13) Friday. Saturday: 5,10 p.m. Sunday 3:30,8:10 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 7:50 p.m. A River Runs Through it (PG) Friday. Saturday 1: :30.9:55 p.m. Sunday: 1:10. 3:20, 5:45. 8:20 p.m. Monday-Thursday 5:45,8:10 p.m. Night and the Oty (R) Friday. Saturday: 1:30, 5:10, 7:40.9:55 p.m. Sunday 2, 5:10. 7:30,9:40 p.m. Monday-Thursday 5:40. 7:40.9:50 p.m. Under Siege (R) Friday, Saturday 1:50,5, 7:40,10 p.m. Sunday 2, 5:10. 7:30.9:30 p.m. Monday- Thursday 5:30, 7:50.9:45 p.m. Candyman (R) Friday, Saturday 2, 5:20. 7:50.10:10 p.m. Sunday 1:40.3:40.6.8:20 p.m. Monday- Thursday 6,8 p.m. School Ties (PG-13) Friday. Saturday: 2.5:10, 7:40 p.m. Sunday: 1:10,3:30,5:30,8:10 p.m. Mon- i day-thursday: 6, 8:10 p.m. Jennifer 8 (R) Friday, Saturday. 1:40.5, 7:30.10:10 p.m. Sunday 1:40,5. 7:30.9:40 p.m. Monday- Thursday: 5:30, 7:40,9:50 p.m. Passenger 57 (R) Friday, Saturday: 1:50,5:20, 7:50,10:10 p.m. Sunday: 1:40. 5:10. 7:40. 9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday 5:50. 7:50,9:40 p.m. Of Mice and Men (PG-13) Friday. Saturday 1:40, 5:10, 7:30,10:10 p.m. Sunday 1:40,5. 7:30.9:40 p.m. Monday-Thursday 5:40, 7:45. 9:45 p.m. CINEMA 206 Route 206, Chester (908) Call theater, for showtimes. Designer leaving (Continued from page 13) Mrs. Cusimanb said. "The pretty stuff" Mrs. Cusimano will watch a play at other theaters that's set to be performed by! the Villagers, but not to get costume ideas. "The only thing I get from that is what I don't want to do," she said. "I don't like to watch a tape of a play until my costume plans are made. I don't like to [be a] copy cat" Still, there ire times when she has produced a costume that makes her cringe. "Sometimes I'll sit there throigh five weeks of the run of a show and I'll say, 'I hate that dress.' " But no matter how much or how little she hat;s a particular costume, there is no doubt that Mrs. Cusimano has loved her job. "I have grown 10 like the people," she said. "Yoi have to, otherwise you couldn't do it*' Rotary Club sets pancake brealaast The Rotarl Club of Franklin Township wil] hold its annual pancake breakfest 8 a.m.-noon at Holy's, 10 Cedar Grove Lane, Sunday, Nov 22, to benefit local social services. Over the pjist several years, proceeds totalling more than $8,500 have been donated to Franklin Township Department of Social Services, Somerset County Social Services and the Franklin Township Food Bank. This year the Interact Club of Franklin High School will be collecting canned food items for the Food Bank. Those coming for breakfast are enciouraged to bring one or more c ans (with them. Tickets, avuilatyle in advance or at the door, ure S4 for adults and $2.50 for children. For more information call Holzy s at Marriage Encounter weekend NOT The next Mamage Encounter weekend in the liyanklin area will be Nov at Our Lady of Princeton, locaterjl just outside of Princeton. The weekends are designed to offer married couples the opportunity to learn new communication skills which enable them to discover new aspects about one another, grow further in their relationship, and enrich their personal and family lives. For more information call

19 November 6,1992 Community Life 19 FRIDAY NOV. 6 0 Family planning clinic Franklin Township Health Department, 935 Hamilton St. 9:30 a.m. For appointments, call , ext Friday films Floating Free, Harry the Dirty Dog and Miss Nelson is Missing for ages preschool up. Franklin Township Public library, 485 DeMott lane. 3:30 p.m. 0 Horizons concert Featuring folk singers John Sonntag and Wendy Beckerman. Six-Mile Run Reformed Church, Route 27, Franklin Park. Admission: $6, or $5 with donation of non-perishable food goods to the township's Department of Social Services; $2 for children under 12. Doors open 7:30 p.m Show time Franklin Theatre Ensemble marks its fifth anniversary with the Lerner and Lowe production of My Fair Lady, opening Nov. 6 at 8 p.m.-, running weekends through Nov. 22 (Sunday performances at 2 p.m.). Sampson G. Smith School, Amwell Road. For ticket information, call Mystery on stage Villagers Theatre presents The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the Tony awardwinning musical. Weekends through Dec DeMott Lane. For tickets, call SATURDAY NOV. 7 0 Fall Flea Market - Middlebush Reformed Church, Thomson Park, corner of South Middlebush and Amwell roads. Spaces $10; bring your own table. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call or for reservations or information. Rain date: Nov Sing a Song of Sixpence - Puppets, flannelboard and singing fun for ages 2 V4-4. Franklin Township Public Library, 485 DeMott Lane. 10:30 a.m. Register: Country and Western Night Presented by Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department Saturday, Nov. 7 at the firehouse on Olcott Street, Middlebush. Music by Silk 'n Steel at 8 p.m., buffet of chicken, ribs, potato salad, coffee and dessert at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $16. SUNDAY NOV. 8 0 Literary meeting Minority literature Club will meet to discuss If Beal Street CovM Talk by James Baldwin. Franklin Township Public Library, 485 DeMott Lane. 2:30 p.m. TUESDAY NOV Sing a Song of Sixpence Puppets, flannelboard and singing fun for ages 2 ViA. Franklin Township Public Library, 485 DeMott Lane. 10:30 a.m. Register: Dinner meeting American Business Women's Association (Princeton Ivy League Chapter) featuring Sandra Persichetti discussing "I Had a Dream." Tuesday, Nov. 10. Rocky Hill Inn, Rocky Hill. 6:30 p.m / Township Council Regular public meeting. Franklin Township Municipal Building, 475 De- Mott Lane. 8 p.m. WEDNESDAY NOV Veterans Day Library open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. only. THURSDAY NOV Child Health Clinic - Franklin Township Health Department, 935 Hamilton St. 9:30 a.m. For appointments, call , ext Drop-in storytime For ages 3 V2-5. Franklin Township Public Library, 485 DeMott Lane. 10:30 a.m. FRIDAY NOV Family Planning Clinic Franklin Township Health Department, 935 Hamilton St. 9:30 a.m. For appointment, call , ext Broadway trip To see the 8 p.m. performance of Crazy for You Friday, Nov. 13. Front mezzanine seats plus bus transportation: $75. Sponsored by Franklin Township Adult Education Upcoming 0 Pasta Riot All-you-can-eat buffet style dinner Saturday, Nov :30 p.m. Community Volunteer Fire Company No. 1, 710 Hamilton St Adults $6, children age 7-12 $3, under age 6 free. Tickets available at the door or by calling Rowing down the river Eighth Annual Delaware and Rari tan Canal Canoe Race Sunday, Nov. 15. Sponsored by Meadows Foundation. Pre-registration: $10 solo/$l5 tandem. For information, call Dennis German at (201) Happy horrors Science Fiction Club for readers of science fiction, fantasy and/or horror meets in the conference room of the Franklin Township Public Library, 485 DeMott Lane. 7:30-8:30 p.m. 0 Sense of Self - Topic of Communicate Through Literature program (Understanding Teens through the Books They Read). For parents of fifth-eighth-graders. Conference room, Franklin Township Public Library, 485 DeMott Lane. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Books are available in a special YA Cart collection in the Teen Corner of the library. For more information, call Bonnie Runzel at Benefit theater/dessert party - to aid HomeSharing Program of Somerset County. The Mystery of Edwin Drood at Franklin Villagers Barn Theatre, 475 DeMott Lane. Sunday, Nov :30 p.m. curtain. $25. Reserve: Pancake breakfast Sponsored by Rotary Club of Franklin Township. Adults $4, children $2.50. Interact Club of Franklin High School will also be collecting food items for the Franklin Township Food Bank. Holzy's, 10 Cedar Grove Lanee. 8 a.m.-noon. For information, call Holzy's at Send items to be included in This Week to P.O. Box 699, Somerville, NJ Items should be received at least 10 days prior to publication. DIANE MATFLERD/THE FOCUS Greeting visitors to the Enchanted Forest during the township's annual Pumpkin Patch Carnival are these three witches (Mary Anne McMillan, Jane Snukis and Mary Jane Post.

20 20 Franklin Focus iber 6, T992 Join Forbes Newspapers and participating merchants in celebrating Thanksgiving by entering the.. niankssivina Tuifcey (mint You could be the winner of a Thanksgiving turkey. Just fill out and deposit your entry coupon at the locations listed below. Drawing will be on November 16th. i Winners will be notified by phone. No purchase necessary. BEDMINSTER FORBES NEWSPAPERS Route 206 (comer of We. 206 andfile.523) ' BOUND BROOK GYMBOREE OF CENTRAL JERSEY at our Bound Brook Site 319 Windsor St UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, N A 604 W. Union Avenue BRANCHBURG SOMERSET TRUST COMPANY 3421 U.S. Hwy. 22 East P.O. Box BRIDGEWATER SOMERSET TRUST COMPANY 341 U.S. Hwy. 202/ ALL SEASONS BATTING AND FITNESS (On the corner of Chimney Rock Rd. & E. Main St.) 29E Chimney Rock Rd CRANFORD MEEKER SHARKEY, REALTORS 124 South Avenue, East (across from train station) CRANFORD BIKE SHOP 103 North Union Avenue CENTURY 21 D.S. Kuszma Realty 115 Miln Street or toll free CORTINA RESTAURANT 28 North Avenue, East FORBES NEWSPAPERS 102 Walnut Avenue DUNELLEN COMMUNITY CLEANERS 656 Bound Brook Rd EDISON UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, N A Plainfield Ave. & Kilmer Road ENTENMANN'S BAKERY OUTLET 2120 Route HARLEY-DAVIOSON 299 Route 1 North DECO-RITE WALLPAPER FACTORY OUTLET 1217 Route FANWOOD UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, N A 2222 South Avenue LENNY'S BAKERY 38 South Marline Avenue FINDERNE SOMERSET TRUST COMPANY Finderne Shopping Center 619 East Main St GARWOOD UNIQUE TRAVEL 331 South Avenue HIGHLAND PARK UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, NA 35 Woodbridge Avenue HARLEY-DAVIDSON OF EDISON 299 Route 1 North MANVILLE DISCOUNT MATTRESS AND FURNITURE COMPANY 23 South Main St MARTINSVILLE SOMERSET TRUST COMPANY Martinsville Shopping Center P.O. Box METUCHEN METUCHEN SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION 429 Main St METUCHEN BICYCLE 457 Main St MIDDLESEX UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, NA 1285 Bound Brook Road NEW BRUNSWICK bead tree 354 George Stret WHITE LOTUS FUTON 191 Hamilton St UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, NA One Golden Triangle FORBES NEWSPAPERS 123 Church Street NORTH BRUNSWICK NEW BRUNSWICK MAACO 980 Joyce Kilmer Rd PISCATAWAY STELTON LUMBER 1354 Stelton Rd UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, N A 1450 Washington Avenue SCOTCH PLAINS UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, N A. 336 Park Avenue SOMERSET UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, N A 630 Franklin Blvd SOMERVILLE NEW JERSEY SAVINGS BANK 10 West High St NEW JERSEY SAVINGS BANK 91 North Gaston Ave NEW JERSEY SAVINGS BANK 145 West Main St SOMERSET TRUST COMPANY 50 West Main SL P.O. Box UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, NA 50 Division Street FORBES NEWSPAPERS 44 Franklin Street SOUTH PLAINFIELD SOMERSET TRUST COMPANY 5001 Slelton Rd. Hadley Center UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, N A Oak Tree Ave. at Case Dr WARREN UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, N A 15 Independence Blvd WESTFIELD UNITED JERSEY BANK/CENTRAL, N A 127 Central Avenue [ MIDLANTIC NATIONAL BANK 128 Elm Street BURGDORFF REALTORS 600 North Avenue, West CASTLE BOOTERY 70 Elm Street SHOPPERS DISCOUNT LIQUOR 333 South Ave., East REALTY WORLD-DANKER/DAVIDSON 254 East Broad Street THE LIQUOR BASKET] OF WESTFIELD 115 Quimby Street REFLECTIONS ON CANVAS 227 Elmer Street WB WESTFIELD"Y" 220 Clark Street WESTFIELD DINER/RESTAURANT 309 North Avenue, Easl FORBES NEWSPAPERS 231 Elmer SL

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23 November 6,1992 You said it: 7 started when I quit smoking, 16 years ago.' John Rogan, 60 Franklin Focus Somerset resident, marathoner Sports SIDELINES Soccer sign-ups Franklin youngsters from g.ades 1 to 12 interested in playing in the township's youth soccer program next spring, take heed: Signup dates are approaching. For details, see Scoreboard on page 27. Status quo Plans for a proposed high school "super conference" that would have shaken up the Skyland Conference and affected Franklin HS have been scrapped. For details, see story on page 26. The Hot Spot Arthur Triggs, Adam Dennington, and the rest of the 4-2 Franklin High School football team return home Saturday for a tussle versus Somerville High School. Game time is 2 p.m. Inside High School Roundup..24 Rutgers Roundup 25 n Youth sports.'. 28 Got a score to report? Call Jeff Haney at ert: 6344 or fax to: Our address is: P.O. Box 699, N.J Somerville, SHARON WILSONfTHt FOCUS Franklin quarterback Adam Dennington maneuvers against a Hillsborough rush during the Warriors' victory Saturday at Hillsborough. Franklin's record stands at 4-2. Too close for comfort Warriors shave upstart Hillsborough, By JEFF HANEY THE FOCUS Perhaps their first play from scrimmage, a 59-yard touchdown bomb from Adam Dennington to Razzon Davis, gave Franklin an undue sense of cockiness. Perhaps, as coach Joe Goerge suggested, the Warriors were paying too much attention to local newspapers' predictions and not enough attention to the playbook. Or perhaps it was the New Brunswick vs. Highland Park game the night before. You see, a group of Franklin players attended that contest as fans and watched Highland Park pull out a narrow victory. Who knows, maybe it inspired the Warriors to play a tight, seesaw game themselves. Whatever the reason, Franklin had more trouble with Hillsborough Saturday than anyone expected. The host Raiders gave Franklin a big Halloween scare, but the visitors finally neutralized Hillsborough and hung on for a win at David A. Noonan Field. "It was really close too close," Franklin's Jamar Porter summed up afterwards. Porter came up with a key interception of an Eric Jones pass in the fourth quarter that halted a Hillsborough drive and effectively clinched the victory for FHS. The Raiders, trailing 21-15, were in the midst of an 11-play drive and had a second-and-goal on the Warrior 8-yard line. Jones, the Raiders' sophomore quarterback, rolled out looking for the end zone. "Their receiver came out into the flat, and I saw the quarterback looking at him," said Porter. "I realized he was going to throw it to him, so I just ran in and I got the interception." Franklin (No. 3 in the Forbes 5 poll) lifted their record to 4-2 with the win, while injury-depleted Hillsborough slipped to 1-5. "The team played very well against a strong Franklin team," said Hillsborough Head Coach (Please turn to page 27) Taking a bite Locals tackle Big Apple, run NY marathon By JEFF HANEY THE FOCUS There are 25,945 stories that could be written about the running of the 23rd New York Marathon this past Sunday. Franklin Township can claim a couple dozen for its own. Township residents who competed in the gala event this year include both men and women, and range in age from 25 to 60. For some, it was their first marathon; for others, New York would be their swan song. Some were striving for a personal best, others were simply hoping they wouldn't have to be scraped up off the pavement somewhere along First Avenue. Though a diverse group, the Franklin runners do have one thing in common: courage. They all lined up Sunday morning at the foot of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in Staten Island, tested the limits of their bodies for 26.2 miles, and breezed (or stumbled, or crawled) past the finish line at the Tavern on the Green in Central Park Sunday afternoon. One of the more intriguing stories belongs to 60-year-old John Rogan, a Somerset resident for the past seven years. Running his 12th marathon overall and his third New York, Rogan finished in 5 hours, 32 minutes just behind race director Fred Lebow. "I was shooting for 5:30," said Rogan. "At age 60, I thought that would be pretty good." (Please turn to page 26) 7WO WEEKS ONLY! r TUNEUP~! '99 95 i ii Ind Spark Piugs Air Filters t Gas I Filters PCV Valve Check & Reset Engine Specs (r! necessary) Platinum Sparks Plugs Extra Costs <,,, GM Pass. Cars-Only. I I fu Expires 11/18/92 I PONTTAC TUBETOFL 1 & FILTER Premium Oil Filter Premium Oil up to 5 Qts. GM Pass, Cars Only i. FN Expires n/1 em J Years of Affordable and Dependable Service Pontiac Master Dealer for Ten Consecutive Years Dollar for Dollar, You Can't Beat Kemper Service 5 miles from Bridgewater Commons Roule 22 East at Rout* 287 Overpass Bridgewater, NJ

24 24 Sports Rutgers Prep soccer halted in semifinals On a cold, rainy day at Gill St. Bernards, the Rutgers Prep boys RUTGERS PREP soccer team succumbed to the host Saints, 6-0, in the semifinals of the Central Jersey Prep B tournament Monday. Gill improved to 19-2 and advanced to the title game against the winner of Princeton Day-Montdair Kimberley, while the Argonauts finished out their season "Gill had about eight good scoring opportunities and they were able to convert six of them," said Rutgers Prep Head Coach Bob Marotto. "We had about four opportunities and didn't convert any of them. But we went from whistle to whistle playing as hard as we could. They worked 100 percent." Prep goalkeeper Matt Hobbs turned in a solid outing, making 13 saves. But it wasn't enough to stop the Saints' attack. Rob Lancsak led Gill with two goals and an assist, and Matt Adler chipped in with a goal and three assists. "I think the weather had a little bit to do with it, but the kids played well," said Marotto. Final scoring leaders for the Argos included forwards Chuck Somers (9 goals, 3 assists) and Jeremy Staler (7 goals, 6 assists),. along with halfback Michael Rose (7 goals). In addition, fullback Ryman Maxwell had three goals and a pair of assists, while Craig Fallon played "a heck of a sweeper," according to Marotto. Gill St. Bernards 3, Rutgers Prep 0 In a regular-season preview of the semifinal matchup last Wednesday, goalie Ryan Neely made 10 saves, but the Saints prevailed as goaltender Eric Hymowitz earned the shutout. Deets places 7th at X-C sectionals Franklin's Dan Deets paced the Warriors' cross country squad with a seventh place overall finish at the Central Jersey Group 3 sectional championships at Holmdel State Park Saturday. Deets covered the 3.1-mile course in 17 minutes, 25 seconds, behind overall winner Brendan Heffernan of North Hunterdon (15:44). In the team standings, the Warriors came in 10th with a score of 276, while North Hunterdon captured the crown with a 62. Sodbinow gains hat trick in win Tania Sodbinow scored three goals and added an assist to propel (Please turn to page 26) ROB PAINE/THE FOCllS Doug Fieidt of the Rutgers Prep soccer team dribbles downfieid. The Argonauts' quest for a Prep B title was stopped by Gill St. Bernards in the semifinals Monday. EFINQER'S EFINGER'S fithlete OF THE WEEKlflTHLETE OF THE MONTH KERRON PARKER Kerron, of the Franklin High School soccer team, ranks among area scoring leaders with 11 goals and a team-high 19 assists. "As chosen by Forbes Newspapers' Sports Oept." TIM SHIELDS ST. JOSEPH'S Tim Shields has led the undefeated Falcons both as the team's co-captain and premier goal scorer with 28 goals and 22 assists for 78 points. His 19 goals and 15 assists during October are equally impressive, but his ballhandling and field smarts have made him arguably the premier player of the Greater Mid dlesex Conference. "As chosen by Forbes Newspapers YOUR SPORTING GOODS COMPLEX 513 W. UNION AVE., (RT. 28) BOUND BROOK, NEW JERSEY/ Mon.. Tues.. Thurs.. Fri. 8:30 AM to 9 PM/Wed. & Sat. 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM 'MasterCard Franklin Focus

25 November 6, 1992 Sports 25 Rutgers comes back to trip Virginia Tech, Rutgers Roundup In a wild and crazy finish, the Rutgers football team squeaked past Big East Conference rival Virginia Tech yes, 5049 Saturday before 28,432 delighted Homecoming Day fans at Rutgers Stadium. With the win, the Scarlet Knights improved to 5-3 and kept their bowl game hopes alive. The Hokies fell to The Scarlet won it when receiver Chris Brantley hauled down a 15- iyard pass from quarterback Bryan : Fortay as time expired, putting the finishing touch on an afternoon that saw the two teams combine for a whopping 14 touchdowns. Brantley himself scored four TDs to set a Rutgers record. Fortay also put together a fine day, going 24 for 45 with 338 yards and four touchdowns. The highlight of his outing, though, was the final drive, on which the Knights marched 78 yards in eight plays, taking 1 minute and 32 seconds. Fortay set up the last-second heroics when he connected with Mario Henry on a third down Hail Mary with 14 seconds remaining. Fortay then found Brantley in the back right corner of the end zone for the winner. If the Knights can get by Cincinatti this week and West Virginia, their final home opponent, on Nov. 14 they'll stand at 7-3 and in good shape for a possible bowl bid. The Knights finish the regular season at Temple. The Knights had to come from behind to win this one, as Tech jumped out to a lead by the end of the first quarter, and still I held a advantage at the half.? In fact, the 5049 score represented the only time Rutgers held the lead all day. But RU consistently chipped away, matching Tech's scores,-; through the final three quarters. «In the third quarter, backup quar- I terback Ray Lucas came in and I engineered a four-play, 26-yard I drive touchdown drive that Malik X Jackson started with an interception. A three-yard pass to ' Brantley capped the drive and made it 42-30, Tech. The Scarlet crept to within early in the fourth stanza when Craig Mitter scampered one yard for a touchdown. Mitter compiled 148 yards on the day to lead all rushers, and Highland Park product Brace Presley added 72 ground yards of his own. In the receiving department, Brantley racked up 124 yards on eight catches, and Jim Guarantano had 93 yards on seven receptions. Defensively, Jamil Jackson led the way with 12 tackles, and Kelly Woodward recorded nine tackles. Wilson delivers for Knights vs. Hawks They needed two overtimes to do it, but the Rutgers field hockey team came away with a 1-0 victory over Atlantic 10 Conference foe St. Joseph's on Thursday at Piscataway. Sophomore Nicole Wilson scored the game's lone goal, converting a centering pass from Melissa Scheparcarter with just 45 seconds left to play in the second extra period. It was Wilson's seventh goal, a team high. The Lady Knights improved their record to , while the Hawks slipped to Goalkeeper Jodi Deem made 14 saves for Rutgers en route to the shutout. Rutgers sophomore named unsung hero The College Soccer Association of New Jersey last week honored Rutgers sophomore defender Brent Longenecker as one of its "Unsung Heroes" of the state. Longenecker will help lead the Scarlet Knights (9-7-3) into the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament, which begins Friday at Rutgers. RANKINGS Somerset County Football D Bwtr-Rartn (5-0-1) Immaculate (6-0) Franklin (4-2) D Somerville (3-2-1) U Manville (3-3) SIS YESSS! BORDENTOWN 254 Hou. 130 & Route 130 North 68Otd L OOVERmOCKAWAY 80,000 MILES u 416 Roule 46 IT EAST BRUNSWICK 264 route IB EAST HANOVER 259 Route 10 East FUMtNGTON Route C.rde MICHELINXH FORDS 336 New Bruswick Ave FREEHOLD 4011 Route 9 North PREMIUM ALL SEASON STEEL RADIALS GREEN BROOK Roule 22 East P175/70R13 $64. 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26 26 Sports November 6,1992 Plans for "super conference" scrapped By SCOTT ZUCKER THEFOCUS A proposal for a high school football "super conference" has been thrown for a loss. While the idea had support in the Watchung Conference, the executive committees of the Skyland and Mountain Valley conferences voted down a plan that called for four groupings to be formed among the 42 high schools that participate in the three conferences. Under the proposal, teams would only play other schools within their groups. These groups are determined by the size of the schools and student population. Scotch Plains-Fanwood Athletic Director Gene Schiller was one of the architects and principle supporters of the plan. He feels it may be still be salvageable. "Tne executive committee of the Mountain Valley voted 7-7-1, but they needed a two-thirds majority," said Schiller. "The Skyland voted against it because of the principals. "Some of the small schools would be competing strictly against schools their own size," he added. "I think (David) Brearley (of Kenilworth) felt they would suf- Marathon (Continued from page 23) Rogan ran his first marathon a bit later in life than most runners he says he started in the sport 16 years ago, when he gave up smoking. Rogan trained for the event by running miles a week, most of them at Johnson Park Despite his fine performance at New York, Rogan is ready to hang 'em up. This was his last marathon, he's decided. "I certainly am going to miss it," Rogan said. "It's a great race, and (Lebow) is a great guy. He looked kind of shaky at the end, more shaky than me. Next year, I'm going to go up there and help out" While Rogan was running his final marathon, Somerset's Michael Savino was competing in his first ever. Savino, 35, crossed the finish line in 4 hours, 28 minutes. "My goal was to finish, so I'm fer because they would play all Group 1 schools. They thought they would be at a disadvantage as far as power points. Travel was also a concern and I think people were worried about maintaining local rivalries." Brearley AD Thomas Santaguida had his reservations about the plan right from the start and did not support the measure. He feels the proposal to close down his school may have also been a factor. "We voted no," said Santaguida. "I don't think it is a dead issue, because there are a lot of people interested. One of the reasons it's on hold, is to see what happens in the regional division. Instead of having two Group 2 (schools) and two Group 1, we could have three Group 2. I think it's on hold until after the regional district makes a decision." Watchung Hills High School Principal Robert Baly, president of the Skyland Conference, believes that many administrators felt there were too many difficulties with the plan. "Personally, I've always thought it was feasible, but the conference stance was that it had too many problems according to membership," said Baly. "The travel and Stareast! * per minute 24 hours a day! Must be 18 + Touch Tone or Rotary Phones Daily - Monthly -Compatibility Horoscopes Plus the spoken tarot powerful 3 card reading TALK LITE Free introduction to explain cost #2.95 per minute 24 hours a day! Touch tone or Rotary Phones Speak to Astrolger Tarot Reader Must be 18 Years or Older A Service of InterMedia Inc. happy," said Savino, a 10-year Somerset resident "I was nervous the day before, not knowing whether I would be able to finish, or how long I was going to take. But the next day (Sunday), I felt a lot better." Savino prepared for the marathon by training six days a week at a rate of 40 miles a week, including a long run on weekends. He woke up and ran each morning at 7 no matter what the weather. Savino trained by himself, but has his friends to thank for turning him on to marathoning. "I have some friends who had done marathons in the past," Savino said. "They said it was a challenge, and I'm always up for a good challenge. I decided to take it upon myself to meet it" Another Somerset runner who net the challenge was Remo Colarusso, racing in his fourth NYC Marathon and fifth marathon overall. Colarusso set a personal best of 3 hours, 24 minutes, 35 seethe breaking up of some traditional rivalries were some of the complaints. The fact that it was only going to be done in one sport was'also a question. My personal feeling is that it was too radical a change. It would have to come in a more moderate form. It's a dead issue now." Cranford AD Bob Lelli, who was one.of the early supporters of the plan, feels it may still have life. "When we meet in our conference meeting November 10 we're going to discuss it again and look to revitalize it with changes," Lelli said. "The plan could be to not only play most games in your grouping, but to cross-over twice to bigger schools. The concept was approved by most of the AD's in the Mountain Valley Conference, but they were concerned over power points. We are going to try and get together with AD's and administrators and see if it can't be worked out." Not everyone seems to be sure of the exact reasons the proposal was rejected. "There were things that had to be worked out, but I was surprised they voted it down," said Middlesex AD Ronald J. Hayes. "There would be some longer trips, (Please turn to page 27) onds on Sunday, breaking his old mark of 3:34. "I got to the 20-mile mark, just into the Bronx, at 2:34," Colarusso explained. "Every year, I hit a wall right around there, but this year I did a lot of hill training, so I was ready." Colarusso's training included running 25 miles a week starting in July, increasing that to a peak of 50 miles a week, then tapering down to 39 miles a week in the last couple weeks before the marathon. Colarusso, 31, has lived in Somerset since After the 20-mile mark, Colarusso cruised. "I burned the next few miles, and was able to make it into the Park in reasonable time," he said. "Once you're in the Park, you're running on adrenaline anyway." NOTES - Other Franklin residents registered to run the NYC Marathon this year included Thomas Edwards, Clervil Buissereth, Joanne Dundon, Elizabeth Fisher, Nancy Goldberg, Don Gonczy, Bill Grippo, Howard Levine, Timothy Maney, Robert McKinley, Michele Monchek, Perry Pasarotti, Philip Polcaro, David and Janice Rein, Steven Rothblatt, Geza Ruszka, Lawrence Smith, Fernando Teixeira, and George Wenger...0f the 25,945 runners, about one-third were from foreign countries...91 countries total were represented...italy, Germany, and France each had about 2,000 runners in the were South Africa's Willie Mtolo (2:09.29) and Australia's Lisa Ondieki (2:24.40).?*' GEOttGE PACCIELLO/THE FOCUS Chad Jones of the Franklin soccer team plays keep-away with a Ridge defender last Friday. Ridge prevailed 2-0. High School Results week of Oct. 28-Nov. 3 FRANKLIN Footbalj (4-2) Franklin 21, Hillsborough 15 Boys Soccer (13-6) Ridge 2, Franklin 0 Franklin 3, North Hunterdon 1 Girls Soccer (3-14-1) Franklin 5, South River 0 Boys Cross Country Franklin 276 at Group 3 Central Jersey Championships (10th place) Field Hockey (6-9-2) Franklin 0, Hillsborough 0 RUTGERS PREP Boys Soccer (10-8-1) Gill St. Bernard's 6, Rutgers Prep 0 Gill St. Bernard's 3, Rutgers Prep 0 Roundup (Continued from page 24) FRANKLIN the Franklin girls soccer team to a 5-0 win over South River last Wednesday. Dana Gyuricz fired in the other two j;oals for FHS, with Rosalynn Mehr and Robin Braidc garnering assists. Billie Jo Black well turned back 11 shots to pos' the shutout. The Lady Warriors lifted their season record to The Franklin Focus- Roeske delivers for FHS bovs soccer Ricky Roeske pumped m twt goals and Alex Sodbinow addec another as the Franklin boys soc cer team (13-6) downed Nortl Hunterdori 3-1 last Thursday. Ker ron Parker and Luciano Flore! notched assists;, and Evertt Beidlei and Owen Hinkson each collectec a pair of SEves, Nobody scores m field hockey game Goalie Ann Marie Carnesi turned back two shots as the Fran klin field hockey team fought to i 0-0 tie with Hillsborough las Thursday. With one game left, th< Lady Warriors are

27 November 6,1992 Sports 27 Football (Continued from page 23) Otto Gsell. "I think they came up with a few big plays that made the difference." One of those big plays came on Franklin's first call from scrimmage, when Davis shook free from defender Alvin Williams, hauled down a long pass from Dennington, and churned into the end zone. Rich Utria's PAT kick gave the Warriors an early 7-0 lead. The Dennington-Davis connection sparked Franklin's run-andshoot offense all afternoon. On the day, Davis caught three passes for 81 yards while Dennington completed eight passes in 14 attempts for 137 yards. Another big play for the Warriors came right after Hillsborough took an 8-7 lead on a Jones touchdown sneak and a two-point conversion with 5:27 left in the second quarter. Ron Greene received the ensuing kickoff and bolted 79 yards for a touchdown. Franklin went to the locker room leading "The coach always says to look for the outside, and you should be open," said Greene. "I saw my blocker in front of me, took him, and cut outside. Then I saw a big gap open." The Warriors extended their lead to 21-8 in the third quarter, as a two-yard TD sneak by Dennington capped a nine-play scoring drive. The key play came on a third-and-11 from the Hillsborough 46 when Dennington threw a screen pass to Brian Britton, who raced 30 yards down the sideline. Franklin was able to snuff the Raiders' late comeback try, but it took some hard-hitting defense, led by Arthur Triggs and Jerome Wade, in addition to Porter's interception. Still, there were some hairy moments for the Warriors. "The kids might have been reading the newspapers and come in a little overconfident," said Goerge. "They shouldn't have been. Every year, Hillsborough is a tough game for them. After the first (touchdown) play, the kids might have had an illusion that it was going to be an easier game than it was." This week, Franklin carries on its hunt for a playoff spot as they host Somerville Saturday. Hillsborough faces a tough customer, welcoming Holy Cross to Noonan Field Friday night "We just have to learn from this loss and move on to next week," said Gsell. Franklin 21, Hillsborough 15 Franklin Hillsborough First Quarter F - Davis 59 pass from Dennington (Utria kick), 10:25. Second Quarter H - Jones 2 run (Schenk pass from Lipani), 5:27. F - Greene 79 kickoff return (Utria kick), 5:13. Third Quarter F - Dennington 2 run (Utria kick), 5:03. H - Jones 3 run (Spear kick), 1:37. First Downs Running - Passing - Penalty Total Yards Rushes-Yards Passing Yards Comp-Att-Int Sacks-Yards Lost Penalties-Yards Punts-Average Fumbles-Lost 3rd down conv. Time of Poss. Frank :29 H :31 Individual Leaders Rushing Franklin - B. Jackson 15-58, Dennington 5-4, Porter 3-19; Hillsborough - Nurideen 21-71, Schenk 5-12, Williams 10-48, Jones 3-8, Korab 1-4. Passing Franklin - Dennington 8-14,140; Hillsborough - Jones 3-11, 45. Receiving - Franklin - Davis 3-81, Wade 2-20, Britton 1-30, Jackson 1-7, Greene 1-2; Hillsborough - Nurideen 1-21, Korab 1-9, Williams Guessing game FOOTBALL PREVIEW Franklin vs. Somerville Date: Saturday, Nov. 7 Time: 2 p.m. Location: Ackerman Stadium, Franklin High School, 415 Francis St., Somerset The Warriors (4-2): Last Week: Defeated Hillsborough Hillsborough gave the powerful Franklin team a scare, as the Warriors' margin of victory was only a touchdown. Coach Joe Goerge feels that his teem may have gone into the game a little overconfident, especially since the Warriors scored on their first play from scrimmage, a 59-yard pass from quarterback Adam Dennington to Razzon Davis. Hillsborugh took the 8-7 lead in the second quarter on a 1-yard touchdown run and two point conversion run by quarterback Eric Jones. The Pioneers (3-2-1): Last Week: Defeated North Hunterdon The Pioneers's winning streak now stands at three, as they came from behind to top the Lions in dramatic fashion. In the third quarter, after the Uons had scored all of their 10 points in the second, Pioneer Tyrell Williams intercepted Lion quarterback Dan Tegedner and ran 70 yards to the Lion 10. Quarterback Rodney VanNess subsequently found Sekule Milich in the endzone a few plays later, to bring the Pioneers within three. Running back Tim Judson added the winning touchdown early in the fourth quarter on a one yard run to cap a 50-yard drive. The Skinny: The Somerville and Franklin rivalry, which has historically been a good one where nothing is needed to create enthusiasm, carries extra meaning this year since the teams are only separated by one-half of a game in the standings. Frankiln's defense uses basic set-ups, but is big and agile enough not to need anything complex. Offensively Franklin uses a run-and-shoot featuring quarterback Adam Dennington and wideouts Brian Britton and Jerome Wade. Pioneer running backs Tim Judson and Henry (Tres) Dorsey are the two main offensive threats out of an l-formation. Both runners have excellent speed, so Franklin will have to play a containing run defense to prevent the two Pioneers from getting to the outside and breaking for touchdowns. Quarterback Rodney Van Ness seems to be getting better each week. SCOREBOAR IN THE NEWS Franklin Soccer Spring Registration The Franklin Township Soccer Club will hold in-person registration on Saturday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 14 at the playing fields located at Consolate Missions on Rt. 27 in Somerset from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The registration period is from Nov. 7-Dec.5. After Dec. 15, a late fee of $5 will be applied. Registration cost is $35 with a $20 rebate for those who volunteer to help with the soccer program. Registration is open SPORTS CALENDAR November 6-12 All times p.m. unless noted Friday, Nov. 6 Freshman Football Franklin at Somerville, 3:30 Boys and Girls Cross Country Franklin at Skyland Conference meet, Deer Path Park, Readington, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 Varsity Football Franklin vs. Somerville, 2 Monday, Nov. 9 JV Football Franklin vs. Somerville, 3:30 to Franklin Township boys and girls in grades The club provides league play for children at all skill levels in Pee Wee, Junior, and Senior divisions. The club also offers a popular Nippers Clinic (5-6 year olds) which introduces younger players to the basics of soccer. Registration for the Nippers will be at Hillcrest School Saturday, Nov. 7 and Nov. 14 from 10:45 a.m.-noon. The cost for the Nippers program is $5. For those who can't register in person, forms will be available at the Library and at Recreation and Parks Headquarters. Traveling teams will get registration forms from their coaches before Nov. 22, SPORTS ART Garrett Giles Sports Watercolor Exhibit Rapidly-growing sports watercolor artist Garrett Giles will hold an exhibition of his work from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Sunday, Nov. 29 at the 19th St. Cafe, Carlstad. Giles' "Sportraits" have become a increasingly popular collectible among sports fans because of Giles 1 incredibly detailed work with watercolor in portraying sports legends in nearly every sport. Giles' work has been featured in Mickey Mantle's New York City restaurant and has been considered for lithograph liscensing by the National Football League. The 19th St. Cafe is on Pattison Plank Road, off of Route 17 South. Pre-Season Basketball Camp The Central Jersey Pre-Season Basketball Camp will be held at New Brunswick High School Nov. 17-Nov. 24. For info, call or LINDA D. EPSTEIN/THE FOCUS Deviyani Prasad tries to guess Marissa Savastana's and Scott Schocklin's birthday withoul talking, an activity at this fall's first meeting of the "Ultimate Warriors," Franklin High School's athletes against drug and alcohol use. Plans for realignment tossed aside (Continued from page 26) but only for football. Maybe that's the reason, that is was only for football. Maybe there weren't enough definites like scheduling conflicts and how to decide championships." Bound Brook Head Coach Tony Pascarell offered some of his own solutions. "I'd like to see them go by geographical area and size of school," said Pascarell. "Maybe they should abolish all the conferences -The Franklin Focus- and start all over again. Maybe it should be like the Greater Middlesex Conference, where a school can move down if they're bad every year or back up if they're doing very well. "But, first of all, schools like Immaculata should not be in public school conferences because they're drawing from such a large geographical area." Perhaps Manville Head Coach Don Somma offers the best perspective, having previously coached at large schools like Elizabeth, Matawan and Brick. "(We) should be playing schools our size (Group 1) that are within our area, like Bernards, Dunellen, South Hunterdon," he said. "Now we have to get on a bus in two weeks to go play Hillside, a large Group 2 school. "I was in favor of the new league so we could play only other Group 1 schools. The trouble is, no one wants to go with that new league because of how it affects the playoffs."

28 Sports November 6,1992 I YOUTH SPORTS SOCCER FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP SOCCER CLUB Falcons 3, Saints 0 Despite its being All Saints Day, the Maplewood Cougar Saints couldn't score against the fabulous Franklin Falcons on Sunday. Miles Johnson opened the scoring early in the first quarter with an assist from Dave Retz. Falcons Michael Plagentlni and Michael Allen posed other scoring threats and harried the hapless Saints all afternoon. Midfielders Jeff Cesarlo, Trip Anderson and Sadlfcl Lue were the first line of Falcon defense, and their fancy footwork enabled the backfield to set up to shut down the Maplewood team. j Spearheaded by Chris Bartizal, Rico Jason and Frank Campbell, the fullbacks gave goalie Steve Katzenback an easy day, as there were few shots on goal. Falcon scoring was completed in the second half when Michael Strauss came on for two scores. DIVISION III TRAVELING [Old Bridge Unicorns 2, Franklin Panthers 1 I The Franklin Panthers had trouble with a Very physical Old Bridge Unicorn team push- Ing them off the ball in Old Bridge. The Panthers scored first as left striker Michele Phaien converted a penalty kick after being knocked down in the penalty box. The Unicorns answered with a score off a corner kick in each half, one an excellent header, to give them the win. The physical play prevented the Panthers from getting their shots off, although they outshot the Unicorns 15-6 and had more corner kicks 5-3. However, they were unable to capitalize on a couple good scoring opportunities. The Panthers controlled the tempo of the game with Panther midfielders Jenny Wade, Chamaigne Beidler, Marissa Fenner, Eileen Evans, and Blanca Garridc-Goyo playing mostly offense. However, strong Unicorn clearing kicks would push the ball over the head of the Panther defenders Jamilah Stanberry, Alex Petrone, Beth Hoeflinger, Lisa Hahn, and Sheema Majiduddln, who played most of the game in the Unicorn half of the field. The defenders ran down the ball and restarted the attack as Panther goalies Klra Mikita and Beidler only had to make two saves. Panther strikers Phaien, Stephanie Schmelzer, and Wade took a lot of bumping and were unable to get good shots off but still made numerous good crossing passes. The Panthers are away again this weekend as they take on the Watchung Wolverines in Watchung. SENIORS Light Blue defeats Green 4-3 In Senior action Saturday the Light Blue soccer team defeated the Green Team by the score of 4-3. This brought trie Green Team's season record to The Light Blue team got on the board early with a shot made by forward Jeff Young to take a 1-0 lead. Alex Miller answered for the Green after a nice assist 1rom Maureen Dugan to knot the score at 1-1. Young scored again for the Light Blue to make the score 2-1 at the half. Steve Loso played superbly in goal, making several excellent saves for the Green team in the first half, and Kyle Bamrick, Mark Roeske, Justin Blair, Kevin Smith, Steve Juswin, Katie Anderson, Razeeb Hosaln, and Sanjeer Satwah were tenacious on defense and offense as well. The Green team came out strong in the second half pressuring the Light Blue team defense throughout the half. Kevin Fitzpatrick opened the scoring in the second half with a goal to make the score 3-1 in favor of the Light Blue. The Green team came storming back with goals by Steven Loso and Alex Miller to Franklin's Jamilah Stanberry battles for control of the ball with action. tie the game at three goals apiece. The game was decided when Light Blue forward Jeff Young convened an indirect penalty kick from inside the box to end the game with the score 4-3 in favor of the Light Blue. FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP SOCCER CLUB Golden Dream Team 5, Blue Bombers 0 The Golden Dream Team played an outstanding game at both ends of the field, shooting down the Blue Bombers 5-0 in a Pee Wee 1 game. Ross Sacks and Jonathan Hobbs scored two goals each and Carlos Perea added another. Andrew Basse), Chris Glblin and Vasav Swamlnathan contributed solid defense. Alex Stone, Mike Farrell and Colin Gumbiner led the Blue offense. Black Knights 1, Green Power Machine 0 Rusty Hunt netted the game's only score with an assist from Adam Hooper as the Black Knights edged the Green Power Machine 1-0 in another Pee Wee 1 match. Knight goalkeepers Lee Curac-Dahl and Alan Laupa combined for five saves as Andrew Pienkos, Steve Schultz, Mark Franzyshen and Robert Gross repeatedly threatened to knot the score. Philip Lavoie, Rich Guarinl and Clinton Clark excelled in the nets for the Machine, turning back scoring attempts by Nicholas Sesma and Matthew Nelson. Robert Zisk shone on defense for the winners. Middlebush Giants 2, Blues Brothers 1 The Middlebush Giants won their fouith consecutive Pee Wee 1 game, 2-1, as Robert Loehr scored both goals and Andrew Morris rattled the Blues Brothers defense with several shots on goal. The Giants' formidable defense was led by Larry Sievers, Eric Osman and John Farrington, but Brad Rand broke loose for a second-half goal, the first score against the Giants in four games. Dennis Hanley, Andrew Rollins and Patrick Dunn were other offensive standouts for the Blue. Daniel Degrassi, Daniel Lee, Daniel Kammerer, and Eric Longenecker kept the game close with -spirited defense. Matt Helmick and Adam Katzenbach played key roles in the Middlebush attack. Red Ladybugs 1, Blue Hurricanes 0 Abigail Newman scored with an assist from Shantay Adkison as the Red Ladybugs weathered repeated threats by the Blue Hurricanes to notch a 1-0 Pee Wee 2 victory. Sherry Swearengin, Katie Rose Quigley and Nicole Solarsky played brilliantly on offense for the Blue, but the Ladybugs responded with relentless effort by Rachel Howlin, Lauren Broadnax, Lauren Gussis, Sarah Richman, and Brianna Wilson. Naomi Goodman and Rebecca Ferraro starred on defense. Bluebirds 2, Green Machine 1 The Bluebirds edged the Green Machine 2-1, in an exciting Pee Wee 2 contest. Seema Bhandari and Meredith Richman booted the Bluebird goals. Erlka Herbstman answered with a goal for the Green. Kara Borbely was instrumental in the Blue win, blocking several Green shots on goal. Greyhounds 1, Golden Girls 0 The Greyhounds edged the Golden Girls 1-0 in a tense Pee Wee 2 battle. Jessica Kafer and Heather Mauro led the deciding offensive charge and Cathy Dusault and Heather Scheer contributed tenacious defense in goal for the winners. Katie Widdoss and Lauren Cook played aggressively on defense for the Golden Girls, while Sandra Huffine and Elizabeth Leong led the offense. Hillary Marcovlci made several exciting stops in goal. D, STUDER/THE FOCUS Jackie Coppola of Warren in recent youth soccer The Franklin Focvis- Laura Ricizki and Sarah Gall keyed the Greyhound defense. Maroon Killers 1, Blue Surfers 1 Jeff Varga gave the Maroon Killers the early lead with a first-half goal, but Doug McBride drilled a second-half score to give the Blue Surfers a 1-1 Pee Wee 3 tie. Mike Kaiser, Jared Kahn, John Anthal, and Michael Clerici shut down Maroon forwards Mike Kiely and Steve Winkler in the second half, but Stephanie Osman and Sara Kiely turned back scoring bids by Aaron Visco and Patrick Miller late in the game. Blue Bombers 1, Yellow Lazers 0 Joe Siegel's goal gave the Blue Bombers a 1-0 decision over the Yellow Lazers in a battle of Pee Wee 3 powers. Andre Boomer, Justin Lane and goalkeepers Justin Gryszka and Drew Arnesen managed to hold the highpowered Lazer attack In check, stopping scoring threats by Brent Goodin, Tyler Scudder and Austin Carter. Ryan Morrison and John Spencer keyed the victory with their offensive skills. Danny.,-;-»-, ru y.\ T-tF i o i Ouinteros, Robert Eliiulcze and goalies Matthew Mattz and Michael Kptlarz pressed the undefeated Bombers tiroughout the game. Blue Lazers 2, Gray Warriors 0 Jay Hooper came t vough for the two goals and Jonathan Reidy and Patrick Sayles provided solid goal play as the Blue Lazers zapped the Gray Wairiors 2-0 in Pee Wee 3 action. Andrew Allicock, Chris Woodard, Chris and James Reynold! and Jeff Hitt contributed tough midfield pi; ly for the victors. Richard Jackson md Matt O'Leary were outstanding on offense for the Gray as Michael Ubry and Reggie 3ennett excelled at midfield. William Guzman and Greg Tylka stopped several Blue scoring attempts. Red Raiders 1, Green Machine 0 Andy Lee netted tfie game's only score as the Red Raiders nippisd the Green Machine 1-0 in a Junior 1 game. The game was very even, with scoring chances for both teams. Green goalies Adam Pearlman and Jay Nossen turned back nine shots by Joey Schultz, Kyle Shepherd and Jonathan Gumbinei.. The Raiders' Peter Mathe had four savers, and Eric Brown had another as Shane Cary, Andreas Poswencyk and Paul Sharo led the Machine attack. Robert Fields, Dheera Venkatraman, and Adan Stevens led tie Raider defense, and Anthony Ercolino an0 Ben Greenfield countered with effective defense for the Green. Gold Flares 3, Blue 1 Carter Smith, Zaclh Kushner and Lansana Momo scores goals as the undefeated Gold Flares defeated the Blue, 3-1, in a Junior 1 contest. Maurizio Grammati :o scored the Blue goal. Charles Cunnell, Bridley Dunn, Jeff Chow, Brian Gussi, Adam Porrovecchio, Phil Miley, and Pat O'Connell provided solid defense for the Blue. The Flare defense was led by goalies Mike Kelly and Chris Didlo and backs John Hays, Kenny Nelson Hiran Patel, William Holliday and William Gal tieri. Blue Bobcats 5, Gold 0 Maggie McLaughlin's two scores paced the Blue Bobcats to a 5-0 Junior 2 win over the Gold. Maeve McLaughlin, Sally Anderson and Katie Marzocca also netted goals for the Blue. Red Devils ft, Dream Team 2 Melvin Brown and Jon Gall scored two goals each to lead the Red Devilq-to a 4-2 win over the Dream Team in Junior 3 action. Gall's second goal came after a gigantic ' kick from sweeper Dan Lintag, and cut short a Dream Team rslly shortly after Bobby Brown's crossing shot high into the left corner of the net ctt the Red lead to 3-2. Michael Siegel had scored the first Dream Team goal on a srong drive after a pass -; from Michael Nemeu on the wing. Alex Marcovid, /beed Hossaln, and Sayrobh Mehta keyed the Devil defense. Goalie Vinesh Patel stoppsd scoring bids byjason Chatman-Melton, whose dribbling skills tormented the Devil defense, Justin Andrillo, and Daniel Rojek. Jason Romeo, Sangdo Choi, David Neighbor, Peter Gau, We= Rayner, Matt Miller, and Kevin McAuliffe contributed effective midfield Flay for the Dream Team. Blue Thundei 6, Golden Arrows 2 Brian Hart and Slhomail Malik scored two goals each as th> Blue Thunder stormed past the Golden Ai rows; 6-2. Kevin Brennan and Chad Becker also scored for the winners. Jonathan Faust teamed with Brenran to shut down the Gold attack with solid goalkeeping. Rahul Sarti, Michael Moreno, Jffl Gross, Alex Grammatico, Daniel Cary and Chris [Bronson contributed steady defense. Chris Leong was a force on offense for the Thunder. ; Blue Uzersf Green 3 Jeff Young amassed three goals and an assist and Kevin F tepatric* chipped in with a goal and an assist as the Blue Blazers took a 4-3 decision In Senior play. Don Valdez also had an assist for the winners. Justin Mille, Fitzpatrick, and Young turned in excellent stints in goal to preserve the victory. <m

29 November 6,1992 Franklin Focus 29 Real Estate Guide Colonial nestled in Watchung Mountains BRipGEWATER - This colonial, sitting on a wooded lot at 971 Brown Road, is listed at $269,900 through The Prudential Golden Key Really in Piscataway. The distinctive house, with brick front and aluminum siding, is tucked in the first ridge of the Watchung Mountains. A double width gravel driveway leads to a two car attached garage equipped with automatic door openers. The well-landscaped lot has plenty of trees to provide shade in the hot days of summer. The first floor includes the 23- by-12 foot living room and 13-by- 12 foot dining room, along with a 23-by-14 family/recreation room HOUSE TOURS that has four sets of sliding patio doors to a deck that offers a spectacular view. In the 12-by-10 foot eat-in kitchen are a disposal, dishwasher and electric stove. The master bedroom upstairs has a separate bathroom, and a second bathroom serves the three bedrooms on the second level. Amenities of the house include stained trim, woodwork, a Mansard roof, circular drive, and a basement with direct entry. Windows have been insulated to keep warmth in the house in the winter The neighborhood is part of the diverse community that stretches from the scenic Watchung Mountains to the Raritan River. The centerpiece of that community is the Bridgewater Commons shopping center that opened in 1989, and is generally considered the downtown of the township. DIANE MATFLERD/FORBES NEWSPAPERS This colonial at 971 Brown Road is nestled in the first ridge of the Watchung Mountains. That shopping center sits at the crossing point of three major highways which provide convenient access New York or Philadelphia. The township also offers diverse recreational activities at a total of 18 municipal parks, and the Somerset Valley YMCA pool, Green Knoll Golf Course and tennis courts, Duke Island Park, and North Branch Park. Children attend neighborhood schools in the Bridgewater-Raritan School system. For more information on the house and the area, call listing agent Mike Santini at The Prudential Golden Key Realty, TIPSHEET Add*** 971 Brown Road Aaldng prices. $269, p door openers, aluminum sfc»ig ttoating/cqoiing: fc Let ate: Scttootst B«ckje«rater^ar8an schools Ag«t 20 years Open bouse: Through Mft» Sanfiri The Prudenfiaf Golden Key fte- Fairways at Bridgewatar scoring hole-in-one BRIDGEWATER - The beautiful homes of The Fairways at Bridgewater have hit a holein-one with discerning homebuyers in central New Jersey. As a result, only a few homes remain that line the fairways of beautiful Green Knoll Golf Course. According to Sales Manager Ellen Wasserstrom, sales have increased significantly during the past few months. "The Fairways has benefited greatly from glowing word-of-mouth reports," Wasserstrom said. "Many of our newest buyers had heard about The Fairways from friends who already live here, or read about it in the newspaper. In addition, buyers recognize that with interest rates at their lowest level in years, now is the perfect time to buy the home of their dreams." The sophisticated elegance and spaciousness of4hese-strik4ng4ewnhemes represent-a dreamcome true for buyers with discriminating tastes.. Impressive vaulted entrance foyers, dramatic living rooms with cathedral ceilings and skylights, glamorous European-style kitchens...all combine to create a home that is especially appealing to individuals' who will settle for nothing short of the very finest life has to offer. Bright, spacious and luxurious, these elegant homes offer a comprehensive package of upscale features and living areas spanning from 1,800 to 2,000 square feet. Each comes with a private outdoor patio and large sunny windows overlooking the lush green fairways of Green Knoll Golf Course and other picturesque country views. The beauty and privacy of The Fairways is assured by its design, which has placed these exquisite homes around a private, lushly landscaped-cul-de-sac. /_, ' v^'f. ' Another reason for the success of The Fairways is its remarkably convenient location. Residents enjoy a wide variety of shopping opportunities, including diverse shopping at the nearby world class Bridgewater Commons, the quaint boutique shops of Princeton and the bargain shopping of Flemington. Sales and marketing of The Fairways at Bridgewater are being handled by Coldwell Banker Schlott Realtors, New Homes Division, one of the area's leading marketers of fine new home communities. To visit The Fairways at Bridgewater from the north, take Route 287 South to Exit 13. Take exit for Commons Way and turn right at the light onto Commons Way. Turn left at next light onto Garretson Road to Green Knoll Golf Course and Tennis Center; turn right. The Fairways is on the right. From the south, take 281 North to Hdute'22" West to'2u2/2wn6fth: * Steve Lebedln of Montgomery, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Schlott's Hillsborough/ Montgomery office, has been named the top sales associate of the month in his sales office. Lebedin produced a greater sales and listings volume during September than any of his colleagues in the Coldwell Banker Schlott office. A 17-year real estate professional, Lebedin is an active member of the Somerset & Hunterdon Boards of Realtors. * * * Janet Engelmann of Plainfield, a sales associate with the Watchung office of Weichert Realtors, has earned the offices top listing agent award for September. A 35-year veteran of real estate, Engelmann is a member of the Somerset County Board of Realtors as well as the WestfiekJ and Summit Boards. She is also a member of Weichert's Million Dollar Marketed Club. Neela Donde of Warren, an experienced real estate professional with Century 21 Diamond Realty has been recognized by Central Jersey Broker's Council as Top Gross Closed Commission and Unit Sales Winner for the first half of the year. Ms. Donde who has been in the real estate industry for six years specializes in new construction and is currently listing agent for Stone Ridge,an upscale subdivision in Warren Township. In addition, she has received Century 21's VIP Sales Associate Certificate. * * * To be featured in Realty notes send a short release, with a photo, to Jim Wright Forbes Newspapers P.O. Boy Franklin St. Somervflte, NJ., For more infomvtion, call

30 30 Franklin Focus November 6,1992 Real EstateSOOtta - REAL ESTATE MtO-Horas Under J15O.0KI 9O20- (tawstorsale 9030-Tams 9040-bnuy Homes I Estates 9OS0-Mobile Hornet and Lots Condomrtsms 9M0-kl*fln% Homes Ids and Acreage 9110-CMglAreaPiopefty "" KOtfs - VACATION PROPERTY 9210-Hants lor 5* Poconos hoprtes Resort Properties 8240-WatotcrtProperto 9250-u& and Aotage 9270-Vacation Reitals Weekend RM* S40PS - RENTALS 9410-Homes lumam* Homes 9430 ToMihouses an) Condomrtra p 9450-ttams Meo-Boanfng np 9480-Homes B Share 9490-WjrtBllDftat 9500-Mocdlaneous Bent* - COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE Business ftopertes tor Sale 9620 Messionat PtopBte *» $* 9530-fteui PropertiestoSale 9640 ttmnus Prapate lot Sale 96S0-Ota Hern* 9B0-Wuslria!ltaiSl ReW (ten* 96KI-Warehouse Rentals 9690 Commercial Real EsBe Wanted!(W«- BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES eiobusinessstofs* Opp tas* 9000 REAL ESTATE 9010 Homes under $150,000 BRIDGEWATER- By Owner. 3BR Ranch, Vh baths, hill bsmt., 1 car garage. New Kit./carpeting/fixtures. Freshly painted in/out. Mint condition. $1 33,900/or Rent. Call HIGH BRIDGE- Solitude Village, owner finance, 2 BR, like new., $5000 down, $600/tno. Please call PHIUIPSBURG Just reducedl 2 family, well-maintained, convenient to shopping & highways. Good starter or investment, rent helps pay mortgage. Owner will consider paying up to 2 points to qualified buyer. CLT1574 $92,000 COLDWELL BANKER SCHLOTT REALTORS PISCATAWAY- 3 BR cape, brand new kitch, fenced yd, deck, new furnace, nr stores & mass trnst, $129,900. By owner. Pis call aft 6pm for appt. PISCATAWAY- By owner. Move in condition, 50x100, 2 BR Ranch, 1 bath, EIK, LR, porch, attic, fenced in back yard, $115,900. OPEN HOUSE every Sun., 10am-5pm. Please call tor more information, after 12pm or leave message. PLAINFIELD COLONIAL 3 bedrooms $139,900. Century 21 Diamond Rawly, Inc. Realtor or Realtor PLAINFIELD $112,000 DUNELLEN BORDER UNE...Custom Cape with a very affordable asking price! Living room with a. fireplace, - formal dining room, Eat-in kitchen, full basement for family entertainment and a detached garage. Maintenance-free exterior too))) ERAJ.Zavatsky & Associates Realty Realtors SOMERSET- 3BR Colonial, new interior. Priced to sell. $87,500. Call Homes for Sale WHILE YOU'RE HOUSE HUNTING... Hunt to see If you're our winner of a Forbes coffee mug! EDISON FIRST HOME BUYERS 6 5/8% 30 yr. fixed rate NO POINTS only 5% down. NO PMI if qualified. See our list of available homes Realty World America v Agency Inc. Vi BRANCHBURG COLONIAL VILLA Well kept 4yrs. young attached 3BR home. Boasting big eat-in Kit. w/center island, formal DR, Fam. Rm w/fplc. & vaulted ceiling. 2% baths, bsmt., 1 car garage. $183,900. Century 21 McGee Realtors 1035 Rt. 202 Branchburg BRIDGEWATER- owner selling 3BR Colonial, lots size 60X155, move-in condition, W/W carpet, $143, DID YOU KNOW... that an ad in this local paper also goes into 16 other local papers? Reach over 400,000 readers with one call! E. BRUNSWICK 4BRs, 2 full baths, formal DR, fireplace, Fam. Rm., full finished bsmt, 2 car garage. $159,900. BOB GRIMM AGENCY Realtor HOME FOR SALE BY OWNER- Piscataway bilevel, 3 BR, 2 Bath, LR, DR, EIK, FR with wood burning stove. 2 car garage. 100x100, landscaped. Quiet neighborhood. $154,500. Call after 3: Hunterdon County 10 Minutes from 1-78, 3 bedroom, 1% bath Older Colonial w/maintenancefree exterior, Jenn Air island kitchen w/newer baths and wide board floors. A great house w/ shaded back yard and screened front porch. Barn. Low tax Holland Twp. $149,900. Preferred Lifestyle Realty INTRODUCTIONS... A way for people to meet people, every week in your local Forbes newspaper. The ad is free, then one call does it all! MANVILLE SOLID BRICK RANCH This exceptional 3BR home boasts 1V& baths, finished bsmt., Anderson thermopane -windows, 6 yr. old heating & AC system, 1 car detach, garage. Home in excellent condition! $159,000. Century 21 McGee Realtors 1035 Fit. 202 Branchburg MANVILLE- motivated seller wants you to own this 4/5 BR expanded Cape. Mother/daughter option NORTH PLAINFIELD Beautiful Home in a GREAT AREA! Features 3BRs, Vh baths, LR with a fireplace, DR, Eat-in Kit., full basement with a Bee. Room, attached garage, central air, hardwood floors and more. Maintenance-free exterior including a partial stone front for good curb appeal. It's in MINT CONDI- TION, too! $154,900. ERA J. Zavatsky ft Associates Realty Realtors Raritan Borough Near N.Y. trains and all major routes 2/3 bedroom home with front porch, DR, LR & FR, great deck overlooking private large back yard. Asking $159,900. PrStorred Lifestyle Realty " TOWNSHIP LINE RD $259,000 MONTGOMERY OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER %. 1-4 M l. 5 bedroom split level.home situated in desired Montgomery Township. Spaciously arranged on 4 levels plus basement Extras include a 2-car garage, CAC, brick fp & large screened rear porch. CAaWEIDELUJLLSBOROUGH (908) DIRECTIONS: Ate. 206 S. to left on Line Road, house one mile on rtgw. $19,900 WHY RENT? OWN YOUR OWN FOR S19,Mft I EDISON - Convenient to Hwy's & public transportation. Spacious 2 Ibdrm, 1 bath coop. 2nd floor end unit. New paint & upgraded I carpet Enjoy tax benefits as owner occupied or investor w/positive I return! 1 CALL WEIDEL HILLSBOROUGH (908) KEKUCED! j SOMERWIE - 4 bedroom split with sunken dining room, 20x15 family room with fireplace, 5 year old roof and furnace, screened-in porch, wet bar and much more. $169,902, CAUWEIDEt BRIDGEWATER (908) Weidel has 24 offices serving WEIDEL NEIGHBORHOOD OFFICES Bridgewater 672 Route 206 N. Building 3 (908) Clinton 109 Route 173 next to Holiday Inn (908) Fleminglon Route 202 (908) Hiilsborough/ Montgomery Area 873 Route 206 (908) For over 75 years A trusted reputationforreliability Mortgage Loans (60S) Pre-LicensiRfj School (609) Corporate Relocation (609) MICHELLE LANE $259,900 WLLSBORQUGH OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, NOVEIWER t, 1-4 P.M. This 4 BR, 2!4 BA home will be easy to find - just look for a beau«u»y landscaped colonial in one of Hilisborouoji's most desirmm nettjwqmooas. CAUWBDaHiaSBOROUGH (908) DIRECTIONS: 206 South to left on Hiflsborough Road, right on widow,ted on Kilmer, right on Michelle. LOOKING FOR A LOT? BRIDGEWATER...$60,000 WARREN $158,000 FRANKLIN TWP $170,000 FRANKLIN TWP $75,000 CALL WEIDEL BRIDGEWATER (908) TWO FAMILY OPPORTUNITY BOUND BROOK Occupy yourselt and save on the mortgage payments when you buy this home in great condition with all amenities. A must see for the sensible and practical purchases. $160,000. CALL WEIDEL BRIDGEWATER (908) 68W $299,000] UNIQUE HOME FRANKLIN Set on 2+ wooded acres life home features 10' ceilings, hardwood floors, 5 BR, 3 dull Baths, enclosed porch, 2-zone heat, air condwoning, circular driveway, frtir garage. Near major hi^ii^&irarqwtefiwardshijpping. CALL WEIDEL HILLSBOROUGH grj CAPTIVATING SOMERVTIiE Custom features in this home include a brick fireplace, built-in bookcases, French doors to the large deck and a wak-inctoset«ieacfiofthe3bedioom5.tow*msideisto"come home." $139,039.! CALL WEIDEL BRIDGEWATER (908) ; m UPGRADE YOUR LH SSTYLE! BRIDGEWATER - Owners pride shows in i townhome. Professionally decorated. T -I 3 bedroom, 4 bath for casual or formal New Jersey & Pennsylvania WE'VE GOT ROOTS WHERE WE'VE GOT BRANCHES. A OFFICE HOURS WEEKDAYS: 830AM-9PM Q[ WEEKENDS: 8:30AM-6PM wt0«havw: fs

31 November 6,1992 Franklin Focus SOUTH BOUND BROOK Charming 2-story, 3 bedrooms, 1V4 baths on quiet street, hardwood floors, enclosed porch priced at $163,000. WA2867. WARREN OFFICE NORTH PLAINFIELD ATTRACTIVE TWO FAMILY Smart investment; don't miss this newly listed 5 bedroom colonial, featuring spacious rooms, all separate utilities with great income, priced to sell. $159,900. WA2791. WARREN OFFICE BRIDGEWATER UP ON MOUNTAIN This all brick Colonial has 3 Brs., large kitchen, dining room & backs up to 60 acre TWSP park. BO256. $139,000. BEDMINSTER OFFICE BRIDGEWATER ENJOY THE CONVENIENT LOCATION This 3 bedroom expanded Cape otters spacious rooms, cozy family room, & many extras; convenient to major transportation. $139,900. BD2585. BEDMINSTER OFFICE NORTH PLAINFIELD RUN DONT WALK! J* To see updated 3/4 bedroom West m Cape; the house has hardwood floored finished lower level; sunroom; kitchen and extra special back $139,900. BD2760. BEDMINSTER OFFICE V* BRANCHBURG $174,900 Spacious 3 bdrm 2'/i bath end-unit townhouse with w/o finished bsmt. Backs up to woods, on cul-de-sac. B BRANCHBURG OFFICE CALIFON $169,900 Charming 3 bedroom, 1'/% bath colonial located in quaint river town of Califon, features include: 5 yr. old roof, enclosed 27 foot front porch, updated wiring, hardwood floors and remodeled kitchen, located on quiet street $169, OLDWICK OFFICE See how much you save by 1 buying at today's low rates. Monthly Savings Then: 30-year fixed rate IO'A%= $915. Now: 30-year fixed rate TA%- $699. A.P.R % Monthly Savings = $216* Jim Weichert Weichert, Realtors Call or stop by your local Weichert office to get pre-qualified by a Mortgage Access representative. * Above figure is based upon a $100,000 loan amount; the monthly payments on a 30-year fixed rate mortgage at TA%, 7,868% A.P.R., is $699, as compared to a monthly payment of $915 at a IO'A% rate. The monthly savings is $216 or approximately 30%. Rale shown is as of 9/14/91 and subject, to change. BRANCHBURG $189,900 Immaculate colonial style Villa on qiipet dead-end street features 3 Bd, 2V4 baths, gar, bsmnl. gas Ip & more. B BRANCHBURG OFFICE S26-S444 CALIFON A RARE FIND!! This true contemporary features: Dream kitchen, large family room, 3 bedrooms, professionally landscaped, walk to town, school, shopping, and park X7. $222,900. OLDWICK OFFICE T7 6 BEAUTIFUL WOODED ACRES!! LEBANON TWP. Looking for privacy?? Come see this spacious 7-yr old ranch w/ 3 bed, 2 ba, and many other unique features, incl: Jacuzzi, wood/coal burning stove w/soapstone ext. 2-car gar., and more!! $209,000. OLDWICK OFFICE MONTGOMERY Move right into this immaculate 3 bedroom Ranch on approximately 3/4 acre in prestigious Montgomery Towhship. HB $212,000. HILLSBOROUGH TEWKSBURY MOUNTAINTOP CONTEMPORARY Three acre wooded lot in desirable neighborhood minutes from town and Rt. 78. Great room, loft, gourmet kitchen, 2 fireplaces, central air. HB $389,900. H1USBOROUGH FRANKUN CHEAPER THAN RENT! Taka a closer look a) this bargain: Namy painted 3 bedroom Condominium Is waiting for you. HB-S383. $74,900. HILLSBOROUGH PISCATAWAY PROFESSIONAL SUITE i Ground-floor oondo, 6 y*are ok), 1060 sq. feet, wheel-chair accessible, public bath, waiting room, Business aeea, storage room, S treatment rooms, physical therapy room, x-ray dark room & private area incl. study, closes & bathroom. $135, EDISON OFFICE 494^80 METUCHEN WALK TO THE TRAIN Super large home with a small price. Four bedrooms, three full baths, lamily room, office and much more. $189,900. EDISON OFFICE SOUTH PLAINFIELD COLONIAL DUPLEX This is one of the nicest duplexes we've seen, with three bedrooms, one and one naff baths, hit basement, laundry and garage on each side. Plus central air and huge yard. $249,000. EDISON OFFICE EDISON YOUNGER RANCH!! Lovely 3 bdrm. ranch, 2 baths, full finbasement, garage, cat in kitchen, formal dining rm. $154, METUCHEN OFFICE PISCATAWAY XXtra Urge Colonial 7 bdrms. 3'A baths, new kitchen, lam. rm.. 2 fireplaces, 2 zone heat & central air, all on 1.3 acres. $ METUCHEN OFFICE FRANKUN Stunning Griggstown custom brick r Custom kitchen and bams, full " basement with fireplace and Gorgeous landscaped acre. Call for f amenities. Quality workmamj throughout. SB $259,900. ' SOUTH BRUNSWICK OFFICE 297-j All Offices Open Until 9 PM PRINCETON BORO TWO-FAMILY Good condition. No-nonsense price. Walk to downtown Princeton/Hosptial. Other uses possible. Call lor details. SB $149,900. SOUTH BRUNSWICK OFFICE FRANKUN TOWNSHIP Neutral, spacious, freshly painted, 2 bdrm. 2K bath (ownhouse with loads ol storage. Atl appliances, and. window treatments; included. Great value at reduced price of $102,000. SB2760. SOUTH BRUNSWICK OFFICE PLAINFIELD BIG SPLIT 5 BR home offers modern kit, 2Vi bths, family room & rec. room, a lot of house for a small price. $119,900 WC#1151. WATCHUNG OFFICE WATCHUNG WONDERFUL FAMILY HOME Entertain graciously in this 4 BR, 3 full & 2 half bath Colonial located on a cul-de-sac, near schools in ttie finest area, lovely lot, live-in apt. Call for more details! $339,000. WC#112O. WATCHUNG OFFICE i Weichert >

32 32 Franklin Focus Movember 6,1992 PHILL1PSBURG- Hillcrest section, Make offer. Owners anxious. 5 yrs. old 4 BR, 2!6 bath Colonial. Asking $157, PISCATAWAY GREAT NEW HOMES! Terrific new 4BR homes at only $169,900. Over 2100 sq.ft. Colonial with stunning cathedral ceiliing' Living Room, plus 2'A baths, family room, attached garage. Models avatabte. ERA SUBURB REALTY Agency PISCATAWAY PACKED WITH VALUE SBRs and 2V4 baths, a big living room, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen, full finished basement, attached garage and studio. Extras include central air, 2 heating systems, hardwood floors, great patio and lots, lots more on 1 (ONE) ACRE of property on a dead-end street! Only $169,900 ERA J. Zavatsky & Associates Realty Realtors PISCATAWAY- BY OWNER, 4 Bfl bi-level, Vs acre, CAC, 1 car gar., 1 Vi baths, $149,000. Please call SO.PLAINFIELD- By Owner. BiLevel, 4BRs, tvi baths, Fam. Rm. w/ woodstove, Ig. deck, screened porch, AC, SOMERVILLE- 6 room colonial, new vinyl siding. Commercial zone. $165, SOMERVILLE- immac. cape cod, 3 BR, EIK, huge LR, sunporch, fin. bsmt., great kids neighborhood. $134,900. Info/ details Bob SOUTH BOUND BROOK by owner, 3 BR, 2 Story, EIK, 50x160 lot. Remodeled, $120, WARREN TOWNSHIP New Homes, Warren Rise Open daily & weekends, 10-5PM. 39 homes T.B.B.: 1 to 5 acre lots; 3600 to 4700 sq. ft., underground utilities, Preconstruction prices starting at $499,990. Directions: Mountain View Rd. to William Penn Rd. TO WARREN RISE. Century 21 Diamond Realty, Inc. Realtor Sales Center WARREN TWSP. JUST LISTED! 4BR Colonial 1.66 WOODED ACRES $429,900 Century 21 n"=»4 Realty, Inc " CRANFORD CONDOMINIUMS FROM JUST $64,900 TWO BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE $89,900 You can be an owner in this outstanding community. These beautiful and spacious homes boasting new kitchen appliances and plush wall to wall carpeting are conveniently located near schools, parks, major hghwys and NY transp. With favorable mortgage terms and easy carrying costs, you can own for less than it costs to rent. Sold to qual. buyer thru broker by prospectus. OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN MON EVE 4-7 TUE&WED 12-4 ON SITE (908) PARKWAY VILLAGE 21 B LAMBERT ST. Dir: GSP to Exit 137. At light turn rt. onto North Ave. Go to 1st light turn rt. onto Elizabeth Ave. Take 1st rt. onto Wade Ave. Proceed to Parkway Village. V«Al 6STAT8 INC m-mi METUCHEN- 2 BR, 3 levels, new Kit. & bath, finished base., amble closets, new furn., close to NYC trans., well maintained, nice family neighborhood, asking $108,900, MIDDLESEX BOR- OUGH- Luxury Condo, 3BRs, 2 baths, Fam. Rm, LR, DB, E-l-K, finished bsmt. incls. W/D/R + more. All upgrades. S123K Owner, make offer Townhouses BEDMINSTER- 3 story townhouse, 2 bedroom, 2V4 bath, fireplace, garage, alarm sys., For sale by owner $230,000. " " BRIDGEWATER- spacious 3 BR townhome, 1 '/> bath, fireplace, BR deck, garage, AC, appl., custom decorating and desirable location. Offering at $154, NO. BRUNSWICK OPEN HOUSE Sun. 1-4 PM 8 Park Terrace 2 Story End Unit, 3BRs, 2'/2 baths, garage, $134,900. Directions: Corner of Dewey & Fillmore Dr. BOB GRIMM AGENCY Realtor RAHWAY-If you can afford $710 in rent, you can own a brand new 1 BR condo, incl. DW, oven, refrig, W&D, sec. sys., priv. parking, full bsmt., quiet residental area. Easy axcess to Rt. 1 & 9, GSP & Trnpk. Sun Open House 1-4PM, 139 Maple Ave. (Oft St. George Ave.) Please call MuM-famity Homes BOUND BROOK- 4 family, $26,000 cash flow, asking $199,000, owner is licensed realtor, fully leased, Lots and Acreage BERKELEY HEIGHTS Halt acre, pie shaped on McMane Ave. Ready to go. $80,000. Call , Iv. msg. TEWKSBURY- Prestigious neighborhood. Lots starting at $165,000 or build to suit. Homes starting at $575,000. Only 4 left!) Owner/Builder, Ads in Classified don't cost - They pay! RANALD C. BROWN 1934 Washington Valley Road, Box 68 MARTINSVILLE, NEW JERSEY GRACIOUS COLONIAL TOP 0' THE LIST HOME TO SEEM! Quality construction throughout! 4 bedrooms master w/jacuzzl & skylight! Dream custom kitchen w/access to breakfast deck! Quiet cul-de-sac! Prime Somerville location! First time offered at $339,500. Reaftor-lnsuror 9110 Out of Area Property POCONO LOT- for sale by owner, city water/ sewer, lake view, health problems, need cash, must sacrifice, $22,000 peg., looking for quick sale, Wanted to Buy WANTED- house or property in Branchberg Township, Cond. unimportant, willing to pay in the range of $150,000, Miscellaneous Iteflf Estate FORECLOSED & REPO Homes. Below market value. Fantastic savings. Your area Ext. H-3216 for current list, (Fee) _ MIDDLESEX & UNION COUNTIES NEW LISTING HOTLINE 24 HOUR RECORDED MESSAGE THE PRUDENTIAL WINHOLD REALTY, INC SNEAK PREVIEW!! BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP $139,900 North of Rt 22 - % acre wooded with sewer) 2/3 bedroom ranch w/garage and basement!! CALL QUICK!! COLDWELL BANKER SCHL0TT REALTORS READINGTON Completely renovated colonial farmhouse in meticulous condition plus 35 acres of rolling farmland with 2 barns & fence pasture. This strategic location assures the best of both worlds. $795,000. BDM1414. Coldwell Banker Schlott Realtors Bedminster/Bridgewater (908) READINGTON TWSP. lovely I custom built colonial teatures a brick fireplace, large deck, sprinkler & alarm systems, paved drive, corian eountertops & sink, greenhouse window & more located n a beautiful 1 acre lot. RDT $269,900 Coldwell Banker Schlott Realtors Readin jton/branchburg Office (908) / MANVILLE Every room in this clean ranch is perfect/ presented. It offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, upgraded eat-in kitchen and a wonderful finished basemint with rec room, wet bar, office, bath all waiting for your inspection. Wont last. ML $149,0 0. Coldwell Banker u Schlott Realtors HiHjborougJi/Montgomery Office (908) WESTFIELD- Brightwood section. 4 BR center hall colonial, nannies quarters. 3V4 baths, 3 fireplaces, paneled library, 2-car attached garage. $397,000. Principles only. Please call days, or Iv, msg. anytime 9070 BEDMINSTER- The Hills. 2 story, 2BR, 2 bath Condo. Custom window treatments/wallpaper & closets. Pool, Tennis & Clubhouse. $123,900. Call BRIOGEWATER 2 bedroom $64,900 Century 21 Diamond Realty, Inc. Realtor CONTEMPORARY ACCENT BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP $339,000 Wooded 2 acre oasis! In-ground heated pool w/85 three tier deck! First Floor Hobby Room/Office; 14'X15' Formal Dining Room! 21' Country Kitchen; 14'X15' Family Room w/fireplace & French Doors to Deck. 14'X20' MBR w/wardrobe sized walk-in closet!! IMMACUALTE MOVE-IN CONDITION!! RiALTOP* (908) SHEER ELEGANCE!! $372,900 Step-down family room 22x22 with vaulted ceilings and skylights! First floor guest room (maid). 44 ft. deck with Hot tub! Immaculate!! 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33 November 6,1992 Franklin Focus VACATION PROPERTY 9210 Homes for Sate WILDWOOD- mint condition 1 BR condo, steps to beach/boardwalk. Beautifully furnished, pool, AC, cable TV, fully equipped kitchen. $8000 yearly rental potential. A great investment. Ready to rent or enjoy as a vacation home. Asking only $49,900. Owner relocating, wants immed. dosing. All reasonable offers welcomed. Please call Lots and Acreage Pa.LAND- 9 ac parcelpanoramic view of Elk Mt. ski resort. Subdividable land on trout stocked pond ad), to Pa. game land. Once in a life time opportunity to build your home. Reduced to $55,000. immed sale. Call Vacation Rentals FLORIDA Disney Area. Great weather-no waiting at attractions. Off-season special 2 Bdrm. fully loaded Condo. Sleeps 4. $299 per wk. NOW until Nov. 15. Call Rosemary FLA-7787 FLORIDA- Newport Ritchie, 1/2 or whole duplex, frnshd, ground level. Hope HILTON HEAD, S.C. FALL SPECIALS Save 20% all reservations after 8/22. Great locations-ocean to Fairway. 1-6 BRs. Full price range. Free Tennis. Golf, shopping discounts. Hilton Head Isl. Realty CALL-FREE BROCHURE LAKE PLACID- 3 BR, 2 BA, fplc, pool table, VCR. Min to Mtn., wkend. & weekly POCONOS- Big Bass Lake, Fall/Winter Getaways, reasonable, Resort Community. 3BR Lakefront, fplc, cable. VCR, ski lodge, free skiing, Wknds/Wkly, mid-week rates POCONOS- Saw Creek, ; 3 BRs, Den, pool, tennis., ; golf, skiing $250/wknd 5 : after 6pm 9400 RENTALS 9410 Homes BEDMINSTER- THE HILLS Executive rental. 4 BR, 3 Bath, Autunm Ridge section home. Avail. Nov. 15. $2350/mo BRANCHBUR6- cul-desac, 4BRs, 2V4 baths, 2 car attach, garage, Fam. Rm & Den, CAC, fplc., 2 level decks $1850/mo. incls. appls. & lawn mtnce HIGHLAND PARK- Short walk to train, J & J, Rutgers, adorable creativity landscaped home in Livingston Manor on North Side, 6 Rrns/1 bath, basement, screened porch, w/d, dw, ac units, $1200/month + Util., HILLSBOROUGH Country type home suitable for small family No pets , Iv. msg. NESHANIC STATION Small 1BR house, avail, immed. All utils. incl. low rent in exchange for some services , Iv. name & number. SOMERVILLE- Ig., recently renovated 3 BR, carriage house, in residential area, Refs. & sec. req., No pets. $ util., Townhouses and Condominiums HILLSBOROUGH- two Ig. BR, 2'k BA, LR, OR, EIK, Bsmt., deck, window treats, w/w, CAC, pool & tennis. $950/mo Metuchen Two bedroom Townhouse, formal dining room, finished basementrec room with recessed lighting, cul-de-sac location. $975/mo. No fee to tenant!! THE PRUDENTIAL WINHOLD REALTY, INC NORTH PLAINFIELD RENT $725 a month for this 1BR Condo! Includes heat, hot water! Wall/Wall carpet, air conditioned, close to the pool and located in a very convenient location for all your needs!! ERA J. Zavatsky & Associates Realty Realtors Apartments BOUND BROOK- V4 duplex. 1BR, 1 full bath, kit, DR, LR, share bsmt., Close to 78, 22, 287. $700/mo. plus util. Call or BRANCHBURG- 4 rooms furnished, W&D, AC. Single, $795/mo.+ sec. & utils. Avail. 11/1. Call BRIDGEWATER GRANDVIEW GARDENS 1 * 2 Bedroom Townhouses. Central air, individual storage. Walk to park & tennis courts BRIDGEWATER- 4 Ig. rooms, 83 Old York Rd. $695 +all utils. Refs. & Sec CALiroN- 1st floor apt. on ground level, very clean, large kit. with cabinets, 3 BR with carpet, mod. bath, bsmt. storage, off-st. parking, heat/ water/w&d furnished. 1 1/2 month security, $995. (908) CAUFON- Urge 3 BR, 2nd floor apt., LR, DR, all carpeted, 1 bath, large kit. with refr. & elec. range, pantry, attic storage, bsmt. with W&D, off st. parking, heat & water furnished, 1 1/2 month security, $1,025./mo. (908) CRANFORD- 1 BR in 2 family, den, LR, Ig. modern kit. w/dw, Laund. hookup & yard. Avail 12/ 1. $750 incl. heat. Call DORCHESTER HOUSE Somerville Llixury High Rise Elevator Apartments Studio 1 & 2 Bedrooms EDISON- 1 & 2 BR, heat and hot water inc. 1 yr. lease. Available Nov/Dec No pets. 1 Vi mo. security EDISON- Immac. 1BR, newly remodeled, close to malls & transp. Heat/ hot water incl. $650. Avail. 1/ HIGHLAND PARK- 4 rms, new apt., AC, DW, W/D, W/W carpet, heat & hot water, cable ready, no pets. $900/mo. Couple preferred KENILWORTH- Two BR. newly renov., with util. rm., w & d incl. One mo. sec, no Pets. $900/ mo. Call , leave mess. MANVILLE- 1 BR apt., 1st fir, pvt. ent., bsmt, gar, Refs., No pets, $650/ mo. + util MANVILLE- 2 newly renovated, 2 BR apts., upstairs/downstairs, incl. heat, W&D, refrig., carpet, attic & bsmt. use. Avail. 12/1. Adults prel. no pets. ivi mo. sec. $750 & $72S/mo. Call MANVILLE- large 1 BR loft, $575/mo plus utilities. Off Street parking. No pets MIDDLESEX MIDDLESEX VILLAGE- Spacious 1 BR Garden apt. $675/mo. Incl. heat & HW. NO PETS. Pool avail ,12-6 MIDDLESEX- bungalow 3 rms& bath, $615+ util. + 1V4 mo. sec. No pets. Adults pref MIDDLESEX- Modern 3 room Apt, 2nd fl, painted. $490/month plus utility. Reply Box III c/o Forbes Newspapers 44 Franklin St. Somerville, N.J NESHANIC STA- large 3BR apt., no pets, $900 incl. util. Call Bob Smith at Neshanic Inn NEW BRUNSWICK- 2 BR, 1st floor, no util. incl. References required. 181 Lawrence St. Call Dave $700/mo. 1V4 mo. sec. NEW BRUNSWICK- 323 Somerset St. 3 BR, LR, kitchen $900+. Please call NO. PLAINFIELD, GREENWOOD GAR- DENS- Newly renovated 1 BR «2 BR garden apts, $650 & $750/ mo, include heat & HW. NO PETS. Immed occup tv msg NO. PLAINFIELD- 1 BR, nice area, close to all transp., $550 + util. Call SOUTH BRUNSWICK "COUNTRY FRENCH" 3,000 Sq. Ft Colonial, Grand Family Room, Skylights, Stone Fireplace, Gourmet Center Island Kitchen $279,900 NO. PLAINFIELD- 1st floor, W/W carpet, DW, 2/ 3 BR, nice resid. area. RefS. & sec PISCATAWAY- frnshd rm, male, non-smoker, share kit/bath $350/mo. util inc Lisa RARITAN- 1BR, heat supplied $600/mo. Sec. & refs RARITAN- 3 BR, 1st & 2nd floor, K,(, DR, LR, heat & hot water, off street parking. 1 Vi mo sec. & refs. No pets. $850. Call ROSELLE PARK- 1BR $580-$620; Efficiency $470. Heat, Hot water, gas & parking supplied. Painted & carpeted. Nice quiet & clean building. Call SCOTCH PLAINS- 2 BR, 2nd fl., close to schools & town. $775 plus utils SO. BOUND BROOK- 3 rooms, 1st floor, all util. supplied, no dogs, $595/ mo. Call SO. PLAINFIELD- 3 room, quiet, ideal for single or couple, $575/mo. incl. heat & hot water, no pets, sec. Call SOMERVILLE- Apartment, 2 BR, DR & LR combo. Kitchen with refrigerator, no pets. Adults preferred. $775.oo/mo plus utilities. 1 1/2 mo security. Call SOMERVILLE- 4 room, 1 BR, 1st fir -4- basement, no pets, 1l6mo. sec $725+ util. Avail. Oct PM or after 6:30PM ** *** J BROOKSIDE J JGARDENAPTS.; * Somerville, NJ j jf 1 Bedroom Rental ) A- Starting At > *$650 per month) )f 2 Bedroom Rental > + Starling At > $$723 per month' j Includes Heat» Hoi Water' T conv. locution within ' ^ walking dlslancs of schools.) jl shopping. Iransporstlon. j T NO SECURITY REQUIRED, T with a copy ol this edl ' J >T once kxaled nt: if 129 Mercer Si., SomervHIe ) ' "HowrMw-rni/lM.-SP.M. NORTH BRUNSWICK ATTENTION RENTERS! Now you can buy a 3BR Indian Head TH w/ Gar., DR, Eat-In Kitchen For $114,900 NORTH BRUNSWICK A DECORATOR'S DREAM 3 Years Young Contemporary Colonial with 2 Story Entry, Cathedral Ceilings, Skylights, Upgrades throughout. Choice Location S NORTH BRUNSWICK 1980 RT. 27 PLAZA S 4 S*»S«i. I0A.M.-3PJH. ) J I ' io.bound BROOKnd Fl. Apt. Pref. older person. 3 Rms & bath. Call SOMERVILLE LUXURY APTS Top area, 1, 2&3 bdrms, air cond. Heat, hot water & cooking gas incl. Balconies, country setting, walk to town. Storage, able TV optional. $620 when available SOMERVILLE- 5 rooms & gar. $625 + util. No pets. Avail. Dec SOMERVILLE- good location, 2 nd floor, 2 br, $600/month + util. & 1 month sec, WESTFIELD- 3V4 rooms, $790/mo. walk to NYC trains, conv. to downtown shopping, no pets, Vk sec, heat supplied. Call WESTFIELD- Unfurn. 5 rms. Spacious 2nd fir. of newer 2-family home, close to town center, new carpet throughout, W&D hookup, off-st-parking. $900/mo. plus utit. Vk mo. sec. No pets. Call Rooms BOUND BROOK- Furnished kitchen, BR, private bath & entrance. 1st Fl., business person pref. Refs. Call BRANCHBURG- PINE MOTEL. Room & kitchenette. Reasonable rates include services & utils CRANFORD- Large airy room in private home, near town & college. Mature non-smoking woman only. Sec. & Refs NEW BRUNSWICK- female, non-smoker, $300/ mo., includes utils NO. PLAINFIELD- Male non-smoker. Nice neighbrhd. $90/wk , aft 6:30pm, Iv. msg. SOMERVILLE- 3 turn, rms., res. sec,, $150/ wk & sing. Ig. rm. $90. Gentlemen preferred. Sec. no pets. After 4pm SOMERSET/FRANKLIN TWP. WON'T LAST Lovely & spacious 4 Bedroom, 2 <h Bath Split has new root, recently painted interior, deck, basement, central air and garage $174,900 SOMERSET/FRANKLIN TWP. WOODED SETTING frames this 3 bedroom, 2 bath Cape with Central Air, appliances & finished basement w/rec. Room and Oen. Seller will consider paying up to 3 point tor qualified buyer $148,500 SOMERSET/FRANKLIN TWP. WHY PAY RENT? We have 2 and 3 bedroom Condos and Townhomes available; some with fireplaces, some with garages. Call for details From Low $80's Our Town Realty {ndbftendently Owned and Operated SOMERSET 852 EASTON AVE WATCHUNG- Furnished room w/priv. bath & Kit. privileges. Avail. 11/1 for Short term WESTFIELD- Large sunny rm. w/private entrance, share bath. No kit. priv. $325/mo. plus 1 mo. sec. Call Apartments to Share HILLSBOROUGHshare, short/long term, furnished 3 BR townhouse, w/kit., 2 V4 bath, L/D Rm., bsmt., w/d. $550/mo. 'A share util. 1 mo sec, ref., no pets (908) Homes to Snare NOTICE: All HOMES TO SHARE advertisements are PAYABLE IN ADVANCE by cash, check, VISA or Master Card. For a quote on cost, please call BRANCHBURG/SOMER- VILLE- prof, male seeks prof, female/male nonsmoker, to share 3 BR, 2 1/2 bath furnished house, avail, immed., $400/month + 1/2 util., call Tom 908-(201) BRIDGEWATER Crossroads Beautiful Townhouse to share, non-smoker, all amenities. $500+. Avail, immed. Call DUNELLEN- Private 2nd floor of spacious home, priv. bath, share kit., W&D, for responsible mature prof. Call HILLSBOROUGH male nonsmoker, share house w/country setting W&D, $340 share Util MIDDLESEX- female non-smoker to share home with same. $400/ mo QUAILBROOK- 2 BR, priv. bath, share w/ nonsmoker, W&D $585 inc. util. Calf (WANT YOUR HOME SOLDI CALL CENTURY 21 McGEE Let me demonstrate to you how our marketing program encourages 255 offices with over 1,600 agents to sell our listings above all others NO GIMMICKS - PURE COMMON SENSE BEFORE YOU LIST OR RENEW YOUR LISTING CALL McGEE REALTORS Quality Service Is our Hallmark! Chris Malo CRP, GRI MK ADVERTISEMENT McGEE REALTORS 1035 fit 202, Branchburg, NJ (908) REAL ESTATING With Anita & Chris Malo Remax Somerset Hills Make a Wish List! Want to buy a home and enjoy a great adventure - all at the same time? You can when you take time to make a wish list before you begin looking at homes. Start by providing each member of your family with a pad and pencil. Ask them to go off by themselves and make a list of every feature they would like to have in their new home. Place no limits on the number of items listed - twenty or thirty is fine. Next, ask them to rank each item by its relative importance to them, #1 for the most important, then #2 etc. Allow plenty of time, then call the family back together. Begin by asking each person to read their completed list without divulging the most important items. When everyone has has a turn, explain that no home on earth will meet everyone's expectations. Compromise will be needed to locate the right home with the highest number of features desired. From the individuals lists, establish which features are most desirable from the family's point-of view. Gain a consensus about the Anita Malo CRS, GRI most important items, and again agreement on which items arc negotiable. Finally, make a composite list which represents the combined agreement of the entire family. Give a copy that list to the real estate agent you choose to help find your new home. The list will help narrow the field of homes to only those which best suit your family. The agent Avill use the list to research available homes in the locations you desire most. When previewing homes, the agent can eliminate ones which do not match your list, giving you the freedom to choose from those which do. Ultimately, you will narrow the choices down to a single home which offers the greatest value for the price asked. In the process, you are likely to obtain more amenities and benefits than you ever thought possible. * * * *.< * Wliether you plan to buy, sell, invest or just need information, call us anytime at (908) or stop in at #i Route 206, Bedminster gj l saco-i

34 34 Franklin Focus November6,4992 i SCOTCH RJUHS- Single mother seeks home to share in Scotch Plains or surrounding areas. Call (H) or (W) SOMERSET- Nov. free. Prof. N/S to share townhouse. All amenities. $400+ VS util. Ask for Deb t SOMERSET- Spacious House. Lg rm.-$480. Small rm.-$280. Call Pave, SOMERVILLE- female to share home. Exc. area. $295/mo plus V* utils. Avail, immed. (908) Miscellaneous Rentals NOTICE: All MISCEL- LANEOUS RENTALS advertisements are PAYABLE IN ADVANCE by cash, check, VISA or Master Card. For a quote on cost, please call GARAGE FOR RENT So. Plainfield, 2/3 Bays. Storage onlyl $300/mo. Call GARAGES FOR RENT Need add. storage space? Want to keep your car in a dry garg. w/ lighting? For only $45/ mo. there is still space avail, at Finderne Heights in Bridgewater. Call for info on Mon. or Wed GARAGE- for rent, 600 sq. ft., separate electric. $250 per mo. Avail. Dec. Call * * * SOMERVILLE- 2 separate garage spaces. $100/ea CO(V?IVT RC7AL REAL ESTATE 9620 Professional Properties for Safe MENDHAM sq ft neighborhood office building, no retail. 61 W. Main St. $329,900. Pis call Ads In Classified donicost They pay! 'SOMERSET" COUNTY 2 World's Fair Dr. 5.H0B1 f, LONG TERMS AVAILABLE Major Concession Lowes! 1st Class Office Space Call Rick Gelmetti or Edward Duenas WEICHERT COMMERCIAL, REALTORS 201* j 9650 Office Rentals BEDMINSTER HQ BUSINESS CENTERS Furnished Offices & Secretarial Services CRANFORD 1 person professional office convenient to public transp. Very Reasonable. Fax & copy avail CRANFORD- small office space 400ft.+-left. New building. 312 North Ave. East HllLSBOROUGH- Prime Route 206 location with traffic lite. 2,200 sq. ft. Totally renovated. Ample parking. Call MANVILLE- 900 sq.ft. furnished office space, prime location on Main St., ample parking, avail, immediately. BRIDGEWATER TWP sq.ft., Rt. 22 location, finis) 11o suit, lots of parking. CALL SOMERSET REAL ES- TATE AGENCY METUCHEN- 2-7 room offices, prime location, near train & bus, off street parking, Call Amolt MIDDLESEX- 900 & 450 sq.ft. on Rt. 28. Prkg. Excel, location PISCATAWAY- Office or Retail. 6,000 sq. ft. Will divide. Also dentist office. Rt. 287 & Stelton Rd PRESTIGIOUS OFFICE Carpet, wood fur. $350 Westfield SOMERSET- professional furnished office sublet. Waiting room and parking. Call leave message SOMERVILLE- 2 Office Professional Suite. Paneling, AC, Carpeting, Private Parking SOMERVILLE- 68 NO. BRIDGE ST., 1-2 room suite, very professional enviroment for consultant, estate planner, attorney, etc. Inspection invited SOMERVILLE- Offices avail, in professional bldg. in ideal location. AC, separate entrance & prkg. Can accommodate different size offices. Immed. occupancy. Call TRENTON State House Historic District SF office space. Third floor wal'(-up. Kitchen, bath, A/C. Ideal for Lobbyist or Association. $35Q-$S50 pet month WESTFIELD- Executive office space, 1,000 sq.ft. 220 Lenox Ave. (across from Westfield Post Office). Call between 9am-5pm Industrial Rentals BRANCHBURG- RT. 22 INDUSTRIAL CONDOS FOR SALE ,500 SQ.FT. Dl, TB, or both $65 per sq. ft. For Rent Also Knauer Reattycorp Exclusive Broker Ads In Classified don't cos* - They pay! 9670 RetailRentals GREEN BROOK- Busy Rte sq. ft. avail. Great co-tenants! Immediate occupancy. Owner, METUCHEN- Store, good location on busy road. Approx. 800 sq.ft. Call after 5pm, SO. BOUND BROOK- Busy Main St. office/retail store front, 900 sq. ft. improved, 1100 sq.. ft. storage/expansion. Lets make a deal! Broker protected. Bob, SOMERVILLE sq.ft., off S. Bridge St., 2 overhead doors, small office. Ample parking. Asking $1000/mo. Call SOMERSET REAL ESTATE AGENCY. SOUTH PLAINFIELD 1500 sq.ft. multi-use: Offices, Shop, light manufacturing, etc. Mins. from 287. Conveniently located. Affordable rent or BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES BUSINESS FOR SALE Create beautiful wicker-style furniture out of fiberglass. Low cost, high profit business is protected by patents. No franchise or royally fees. Looking to license one manufacturer in this marketing area. For more Information call Terry Wilson Minimum Investment ^ ^ 9810 PIZZERIA FOR SALE- Prestige Pizza in Village Clark Mall. $80,000 will talk TAVERN RESTAURANT located on busy county road in Hunterdon County. High potential for right operator. Living quarters on premises, lie. & building. Owner may assist w/financing Call OpportunHkis INTERNATIONAL COM- PANY- Seeking individual to invest $14,500. Estimate earnings $1200- $2500 week 50 coin-op snack machines located. Sell Snickers, Hersheys, Chips, ETC International Electronics. MUSICIANS WANTEO- Unknown promising amateur for possible recording contract. Solo/ Group. Voice/Instruments. Call Tom Free call. Day/ Night. Amazing recorded message. No obligation. NEW OPPORTUNITY Easiest & surest way to extra cash. Free Info Call You won't be disappointed. Line up a great lease... in Classified! Shopping for a new apartment? Classified lets you compare costs without hassle or worry! Get moving with Classified! Forttes Classified ounnenj , EARN EXTRA INCOME Forbes Newspapers is now tak-1 ing names for neighborhood delivery in New Brunswick, North Brunswick, Metuchenl and Edison. Deliver one or two days per] week and earn $45-$55. Must be 18 years or older and' have reliable transportation. Call Today Extension 7401 Phone In: i s Fax In: Mail In: P.O. Box 699 Somerville, NJ ()8876 Walk I n: 44 Franklin Street Somerville, NJ To Advertise In theatt-n&w i Forbes Newspapers! Classifieds or -t ' ' *-..' SOMERSET COUNTY J I Would You Like To See Your Listing In Our House Tour Feature with a Readership of over 170,000? i For Details On How You Ctyn Take Advantage Of This \ Free Service CALL: Forbes Newspapers A DIVISION OF FORBES INC. 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35 Novembers, 1992 Franklin Focus 35 Classifieds IT WORKS! "Last week I placed an ad in the Help Wanted sector; of Forbes Newspapers. When they called me this week to see If I wanted the rerun the»i. I said I was almost afraid to because I was backed up on replying to the responses I had received from the firs! ad. Needless to say, I am very happy with the response." K.C., Belle Mead HOW TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD Call Mail to us at: P.O. Box 699 Somerville. NJ Fax HOW-TO WRITE A CLASSIFIED AD THAT SELLS i Start your ad with what you're selling. Be descriptive. List the best features of your item first Use only standard abbreviations Aiways state the price of a sale item and, if you're flexible on price, include "negotiable" in your ad. Be sure to include your phone number and times to call. Including the word "please" in your ad increases response. DEADLINES: The deadline for in-column Classified in < PM on Mondays. The deadline for classified display is 5 PM on Fridays. CANCELLATIONS: Accepted up to 4 P.M. Monday prior to publication. ADJUSTMENTS: We make every effort tc avoid mtsiakes in your Classifier: AOverttsement. 1000't - PERSONAL 10M-6C-PI-JS &K txercss ^erners 1007 Gams Payers 100E Hoxws 009 Traveling Comrjarvons irjtq- inraajcaons Stnoies Grcansatjrjris end 1030 Los i Fand iwd-fersrxiis ISO Com; Ensrss 1060 A.mojr.;e-ier.:s FOR StLE 2010 fonoaes 230 Agpiirses 2S30 An Auctions, 2050 Ciotmn: an: Arjoarei 20B6-WB Comouiers 2080-Farrr.S Garden 2065 fteraxl Flea ta-kes. Sales 2nd 2100-Free to G3oC Home 2110-Fumfrjre Garage Sales Genera: Merchandise 21»0. Otto f unsure 2150 Software 3000't - PETS AND LIVESTOCK 3010-Bi'ds 3020-Cats 3030-Doos 3040 Fish 3050-Horses 3060-lJveSOT 3070-OlnerPes 3080-Aooraae Pen 3090 Eoarnn;. Traminc. & Groom AD RATES PRIVATE PARTY COMMERCIAL Ml.65 s 14.9O Each week for 3 weeks Each week (or 3 weeks For four weeks, additional lines SI.05 each week. PAY IN ADVANCE AND SAVE 1O%! Please check your advertisement the first wee* it runs. Errors in advertisements running more than one time mjs*. be corrected before the second insertion or correction allowance cannot be made. Correction allowance lor errors shall no*, exceed the cost o^ the advertvserr-errt. PAYABLE IN ADVANCE: All ass tor Garage Sales, '100 -Mjsre.'ianeous Supples anc Sevres MOO'S - SERVICES «0i0 -ta Say Care 4020 Business Seances 4030 Ca.Terrjry 4050 Cn.: Cafe 4C50 Otamric Services «OB-Cawesr«tCar«4070 Eies-a' 40BC ha-.ayrrari Services 4C90 Care Se-vces 4100 Hrjme IrrorDvement 4105 lr\cxk Tex 4no - Instrjairx/cducalion 4120 Insurant* 4130 Lanosraping and Tree Ca r e 4140 Lea' Services Lsrts i France 60-Masonry - 17C Mscetantos Sendees 1«. Parting 190 Party & Entertainment Serves 4JO0 Plunsnf. Heating 6 Cooing 4210 Proiessioni Services Roofing 4230 IrVairsarxring. 5rjrjC's - EMPLOfWENT 5010 Career Training and Services Chid Care Wanted Errabymerf. Aoereies Employment - Domestic 5050 Erwrjyment General 5060 Employment Health Ca'e 5070 Emplwmen! Managerial 5080 Part-Time Employment Empioymerr: Wanted 8000s - AUTOMOBILES 8010 Automobiles Under Si AutomoMes Under S2500 6O3ff- Automobiles INDEX 6CK0 - Aneoue and Ciassi: Ausnaoiies Luxurv AulomohfflS Sporiiars Private party rates are based on classification numbers, and will be billed at the private party rate. All the commercial rate. B07D - Famiij' Vans r4s SptK anc Ligrt Tracks 6090 Trucks ane.varts 8100 Kuiomotwt fffiarcmo. BiiO *u;prr!3tive Parts, Accessories anc Senates 6*. 20 Automotive Repair 6130 Miscellaneo'js Automotwe 8200s - MOTORCYCLES 6210-AT.'s S220 Mopeds 6230 Ot-Scai Moorcwes 6240 Or^Roac 1 Motorcycles 625C Wotorcycie Parts. Accessories and Serves Mscetsneos Motorcycle 8400's - RECREATIONAL VEHICLES 6410 Campers ano Trailers 6420 Mow Homes 6430 W fjrs. Accessories anrj Service 8440 Miscellaneous RV B BOATS Boats 6620-Pom-Boas 6S3C SaltMTS 8640-Motors Marinas B660 Rentals ana Charters Slip Rentals 8660-Storage Ban & Frshinc Supplies 670C «off Pans. Accessories and Service 6710 Miscellaneous Boating SOW'S-REA!. ESTATE Homes Unoer 5550, Homes tor Sale 90X-Farms 9940 Usury Homes I Estates 9050-Mobile Homes and Lots 9060 Waterfront Property Employment Wanted, Wanted to Rent. Houses to Share or Apartments to Share-. A)l ads when moving, atl ads to addresses outside oi New Jersey. EXTRA CHARGES: Blind Ads. $5,00 for box rental and mailing charge (Box held for 30 days) All capital or bold letters 50c per line, per week 907? Condominiums 9080 Tonnrouses 9090 Mult-Family Homes 9100 Lots ana taraoe 9110-Out 0-'Area Property S120 Wanted tc Buy 5:30 - Mortgages and Financing Miscellaneous Rea! Estate 9200s - VACATION PROPERTY 921C- Homes lor Sale S220 Poconos Prooenies 9230 Resort Properties 9240 Waterfront Properties 8250 Lots a 1 * tataoe 9260-Time Shares 9270-Vacation terras Weekend Rentals 9400s - RENTALS 9410 Homes Mud-Family Ncoes C - Apartments 9450-Rooms Boarding 9470 Apartments to Share 9480-Homes tc Snare 9490 Wanted to Rent 9500 Miscellaneous Rentals 9600s - COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE 961C - Business Properties tor Sale 9620 Professional Properties tor Sale Reail PropertiestoSale 9640 Warehouse Properties tor Sale Office Rentals Industrial Rentals Retail Rentals 9680-Warehouse fesals 9690 Commercial Rea! Estate wanted 9800's - BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES 9S10 - BusinessestorSale Franchise Opportunities Licenses to 1 Sale 9940 Investments/Opportanities All classifications between , other classifications will be billed at 800»559»9495 (908) Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 8:30 A.M P.M. Thursday & Friday 8:30 A.M.-8:00 P.M. Saturday 9:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. FAX: (908) 231*9638 Forbes Newspapers Somerset Messenger-Gazette Bound Brook Chronicle Middlesex Chronicle South Plainfield Reporter Piscataway-Dunellen Review Metucnen-Edison Review Green Brook-North Plainfjeld Journal Scotch Ptaihs-Fjmcsc Press Highland Park Herald Cranford Chronicle Hills-Bedminster Press Franklin Focus Westtieid Record i Warrefl-Watchung Journal New Brunswick Focus Somerset Guide Middn:e> Gjido 1OOO PERSONAL PhiS WWWM- 5'10", 184 lbs., 64, central Jersey area (Edison), nonsmoking/ drinking Protestant male, mechanically inclined. I enjoy fishing, auto-racing, fleamarkets, used to be a P/ T model, looking for a SWF/WW, yrs old, 5'6" and up, must be in good health, businessminded, and Protestant. Please call ext Exercise Partners Exercise Partners is a new classification and is part of Forbes Newspapers' Introductions. It is intended for use by people looking for other people with whom to. exercise or play sports. For more information please call 1-S00-SS SOOT Game Players CRIBBAGE PLAYERS- We're looking for cribbage players interested in forming a group to promote regularly scheduled games in the I n l ^. i e i» Came Players is a new classification and is part of Forbes Newspapers' Introductions. It is intended for use by people looking for other people with whom to play games. For more information please call 1- SD0-SS Hobbyists a Hobbyists is a new classification and is part of Forbes Newspapers Introductions. It is intended for use by people looking for other people with whom to pursue hobbies. For more information please call 1-80D-H9-949}. LOOKING FOR STAMP- collectors, Stamp swappers or stamp buyers. Please call ext Traveling Companions SWM 42, non-smoker, seeks SWF traveling companion for 1 week Hawaian Vacation in April or May, Share costs, please call ext.4266 Ads in Classified don't cost They pay! Traveling Companions is a new classification and is part of Forbes Newspapers' Introductions. It is intended for use by people looking for other people with whom to travel. For more information please call SS9-949S. 1O1O Introductions 36 SM,- Athletic, wants to have a good time with a witty, sensual, funloving F. Any takers? Please call ext ASIAN LADY SOUGHTfor long-term relationship with attractive, romantic, college educated SWM, 35, with high values. My interests include music, movies, books & travel. Please reply to Ext ATTENTION LADIES!! New merchandise, never before advertised! Seeking attractive nonsmoking, well educated SF, late 20's to mid 30 with lively personality, reasonably athletic & interested in active participation in most outdoor activities, as well as fine dining, plays, dancing for fun & possible long term relationship. SWM 31, well educated, attractive, witty, energetic 6' athletic/runner's build - caltext -3021^-- ATTENTION SINGLE, WIDOWED, DIVORCED MALE/FEMALE , wishing to meet new friends, attend monthly meetings, taking day or weekend trips or dine out. Please respond to ext ATTRACTIVE DWF, a young 39. I love to workout, dine-out, flea mrkts, plays, movies, participate in sports, dancing, 50-6O's music, romance & family activities. Seeks nice looking, prof. WM, 33-49, who loves kids, (I have a boy, 3 yrs,) secure, non-smoker, social drinker, sincere, romantic, & trustworthy w/ similar interests. Ext ATTRACTIVE SWF- 31, small build, blonde hair green eyes. I am new to the area & am looking to meet that special someone to begin to build a relationship full of love laughter & romance. I have a wide variety of interests & am looking to share them as well as open to new ones. If you're a handsome, sincere, adventurous SWM, 28-38, who enjoys having fun with someone you care about, please call ext 4090 DM 55, interested in meeting a slim woman for long-term relationship, non-smoker, likes "att"ty pwvf*m u s i e, 8 -dancltigrbxr3899 ' ATTRACTIVE WWWFwho is a warm, well adjusted woman, not into games, is in search of a special relationship with an attractive WM, nonsmoker between who is down to earth, has a sense of humor and truly knows what he wants in life. Please call ext CLASSY & SASSYstrong, passionate and vivacious. 34 years old, 5' 7, medium build, brown hair & eyes, unique mixture of Spanish, French and Am. Indian. Very pretty single parent with many interests. Seeks tall, passionate, aggressive, intelligent man for one on one. are you ready to explore the possibilities? Please call ext YOU like a challenge? SDWM, 37, 5', 8", 148 lbs., Polish/Eng. speaking, handsome, non-smoker, social drinker, educated, easy-going. 1 like sailing, skiing, dancing, classical/soft music, swimming & more! Seeking S/DF who wants a one-to-one relationship & to set up & run an export corporation to E. Europe. Ext LOOKING FOR YOUR NAME? You're getting warmer... It is the policy of this newspaper not to publish any personal advetisement that may be overtly sexual, suggestive and/or offensive to the general public. This service is intended solely for personal advertisements for singles who would like to establish a relationship with other singles. DWF- 34, brown hair, brown eyes, shy, romantic, pretty, into the arts, actress, photographer, former dancer, loves music, red carnations, quiet nights or wild parties, wheel-chair bound, seeks int. mature 20 something to 43, SWM, outgoing, non-smoking/ drug free, must be REAL!! kids OK, please call ext DWF 42 attractive, 5'6, fair hair, blue eyes, good shape, is interested in meeting a special man with same qualities. Educated, successful, professional, healthy, high values, good sense of humor, athletic, honest, down to earth, shy but assertive. Enjoys arts, outdoors, travel, explorinq new adventures, and quiet evenings at home. Does this sound like you? We won't find each other in bars or single scenes, so handsome gentleman, 5'10 or over, 40-45, looking for sincere friendship and ready for commitment please respond to this ad at ExA DWF- 42, 5', 3", very thin, intelligent, sincere, honest, caring, with sense of humor, enjoys dining out, traveling, sports, movies8> music anything with the right person. Don't smoke or drink. Please call Ext DWF- 47, attractive burnette, 5'2", loves life, educator, tranquil, affectionate, great mom, enjoys 50's & 60's music & C&W, enjoys dining out or quiet evenings at home, movies, the beach, long walks, leisurely drives, likes Brian Dennehy, looking for a steady guy 1 or 2 nights per week, must be stable, rugged, sociable, and a generous spirit, communicative, please call ext.3025 DWF Attractive, outgoing, 5'6 blonde, green eyes, intelligent, romantic, interested in meeting attractive professional, SWM, 50-60, nonsmoker please, monogamous, likes to laugh. Need not be an Adonis but well dressed & proud of the way he looks. I'm warm, smile a lot and a great listener. Please call ext DWF Happy, nonsmoking working lady 53, 5'9 talt, med. build, greyeyed blonde looking for warm & caring man to share walks, dance lessons, Matisse exhibit, Mozart & Metheny, Sunday NY Times, animals & Nature, PBS & 60 Minutes; moonlit beaches, elegant clothes & jeans, exploring the city, junque, theatre, gardening, ethnic food, good books & movies, long talks on history, politics & Saving the World! Want to share all this & more w/man of character & humor. Ext.3022 DWJF petite, young looking attractive 44 yr. old, who is personable, well adjusted, & financially secure, I stay in shape by keeping active, I love romantic dinners, listening or dancing to 50's & 60's music, the movies, or just spending quality time together. I have a lot to offer the right man, if he is 40-50, considerate, romantic, independent, non-smoker, & is looking for friendship/ possible romance. please call ext.4263 DWM 41, professional, secure job, 5'10, 160 lbs, athletic, enjoys sports, Ads in Classified movies, conversation. 1Seeking intelligent, don't cost warm, caring woman for They pay! companionship & hopefully a lasting rationhemrr

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I'm honest, affectionate, supportive & unafraid of commitment. Ext DWM- 36, no children, 5'9, 185 lbs., black hair, brown eyes, attractive. I like the shore, biking, long walks, going out to dinner, movies, catching a comedy show, staying in cooking dinner & renting a movie and just generally having fun. I like people who are down to earth and have good sense of humor. Hoping to find a friendship with a S or DWP around my age that can possibly grow into something much more. Call ext DWM- 50, 5'10, blue eyes, trim non smoker. I like dining out, movies, quiet evenings at home, sitting in front of the fireplace. I like the out doors, including long walks, hunting & fishing. Secure. Looking a stable DF between the ages of 42-55, non smoker, who has similar interest. Please call ext DWM- H.S. & College teacher w/no major hang ups or problems. 5' 10", 145 lbs., 40's, blond hair & blue eyes, attractive, trim & athletic. Ivy educ, good disposition & sense of humor. Wants to share life's ups & downs with S/DWF, attractive & slim, for companionship & possible long term relationship. Smoker OK. Call ext SBF- 51, full figured, looking to meet SBM between 50-60, I like to dine out, go to AC, & I would like to have a long term relationship. Please Vca^D»afHgicfe st DWM hopeless romantic, one woman man, 45 but riding my Harley, makes me feel like 25, 5'9", 150 lbs., 2 tattoos and one earring, looking for a petite lady, (age not important) for companionship and whatever else develops ext.4068 DWPM- early 40's, happy with life, good job, house, sailboat, seeking long-term relationship with S/DF, who is ready to establish a love for the rest of our lifes. Union/ Middlesex area, please call ext.4267 EUROPEAN BORN AMERICAN- WWWM, 5'6, 140 lbs., 72 yrs. young, sincere & honest, easy to get along with. I have no bad habits. I like to travel, exercise. I am looking for a full figured attractive, non-smoker, non-drinker lady I am Financially secure. 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Looking for a S/DWF under 35 yrs. of age. In shape (not overweight) must be attractive and well groomed. A girl who knows who she is and has a good idea of what she is looking for in life. If your shy or have one child that's fine too. I will answer all messages. Please call ext HI GIRLS!- We are 2 down to earth, SWPM, aged 27, who would like to meet 2 SWPF (23-27) for conversation, friendship or possibly more. We are both active, enjoy sports, movies, going out, & having fun. Please call ext SW HETEROSEXUAL FE- MALE- would like to meet outgoing single/divorced or widowed, 45-60, females from Middlesex/Somerset counties for social friendship, shopping, trips to mu&e- - J " tjike. ft Introductions is operated by Forbes Newspapers, 44 Franklin St., Somerviile, NJ Forbes Newspapers' Introductions is a way to meet people, find a tennis partner, a fourth for bridge, or another classical music lover. Whatever your interests, you should be able to find someone to share them. Personal advertisements and voice mail messages may not contain janguage that is overtly sexual, suggestive and/or offensive to the general public. The publisher reserves the right to reject any ad. This publication assumes no responsibility or liability for the content or reply of a personal advertisement. Must be 18 years or older to use this setvice I AM AN ATTRACTWEslim 45 yr. old professional woman. I am sincere, successful and considerate. \ am in search of a special friendship and fun with a quality guy between 40 & 50 and having a good sense of humor and nonsmoker. Please call ext If you're e tall, fit, secure, ed. man of integrity, 55 +, who is bright, warm, sensitive, loves life inc. the arts, travel, dancing, skiing, iennis, the outdoors, lakes and the sea-l think you'd like me. I'm a DWF, 5' 5", trim, presentable and profess. My children are on their own. Call-maybe we can make each other smileext JEWISH ENTREPRE- NEUR- 41, 6'1, handsome, in good shape mentally & physically. Non-smoker who is not stimulated in his present situation. Would like to meet a Jewish woman in her mid- 20s to mid 30s who would like a change of pace, a little excitement and something better than a short term relationship. You must have a life, be realistic & most important have a good sense of humor. If you like to meet please call ext LADIES: THIS SWM LOVES LIFE AND WANTS TO FIND SOME- ONE TO SHARE IT WITH. 29 years old, blond hair, blue eyes, 6', cute smile, who is honest and has a great sense of humor. Looking for SWF, 21-32, (kids okay,) who loves to laugh. Please reply ext MARRIAGE MINDED? Want a child? I want a wife: Let's make a deal...hardworking SWM, 28, very fit, 6' +, very intelligent, suave looking, Prof, needs mousy Country Girl, Corporate Lady, or in-between, or so, to share walks, movies, dinner, cuddling, beach, love (a business together?) Sacrificing for Bountiful life. Ext MR. MOM- DWM, 38 tall dark &... skinny, great sense of humor, loves music (especially classic rock), movies, football & long walks. Would like to meet an intelligent, commitment minded woman for friendship & more. PS. since my sister put me up to this, a handsome single younger brother wouldn't hurt. Reply ext ROMANTIC & SIN- CERE- D/W/M 43, self employed prof., Honest & adventuresome, likes good conversation, dining out, candlelight, togetherness & travel. Looking for; Mysterious S/D/W/F 40 or under who is interesting honest challenging and fun. Please Call 4351 SM 40,- looking to make friends with S/DWF Interests include dining out, movies, the shore. No fatties please. CallexfrSog*' k<" MOST COMMONLY USED ABBREVIATIONS: B - Black # M _ Maie C Christian, H HtySc - Widowed i- Jewish * WWW - White, Widowed 1 S/DW PROFESSIONAL MALE- 45, 6', 185 lbs, good features. Interests include: dining out, movies, music, sight seeing, sports, tennis, etc. Wish to meet a woman 35-50, 5' 2" - 5' 6", college educated, with compatible interests, living in central NJ. Please call Dick. Ext SBF seeks drug & alcohol free SM, age 50 +, smokers OK, I'm 53 yrs young, financially stable, looking to find Mr. Right! Need lots of lovin' & huggin 1, someone to laugh, I enjoy dining out, going to shows, & quiet evenings at home, looking for a honest, truthful, lasting relationship, please call ext.4260 SBM- 50's, looks 40, ex-professional, now blue collar, 5'9, 175 lbs. Aries, non-smoker, seeks a WA/H female 29-49, martial situation unimportant, for I am very discreet. I enjoy going out or staying home romancing. She should want to enjoy lasting inter-racial relationship w/a mellowed-out Black man who is sincere. Come on and call me, I know you're out there! Please call Ext SBPF- attractive & personable, 5'7", young looking 47, physically active intelligent, loving & romantic, good conversationalist, ISO SBPM, yrs old, I Icve all types of music, movies & plays, If you have similar Interests please call ext.3023 SDWF- 43, 5 ft. 2 in., petite, brown hair, hazel eyes, self-employed, I like dance, see movies, enjoy dining out, loves to travel, or even just to stay at home and watch a movie, seeking S/ DWM, yr. old, who is financially stable, tired of the bar-scene, one night stands, & is now looking to build a future. please call ext.4258 SDWM- 43. looking for SDWF Looking for one on one relationship, possible marriage. A woman who likes to be spoiled and to spoil her man. A non-smoker and not into drugs. Sociable drinker OK, kids ok, pets OK. Likes the movies dining out, shore, or just being home with a good movie & dancing. No head games, no barbies. Please call ext SDWM- 60, professional, very active, fit, & financially stable. An average man- no drinking or drugs, but I smoke, looking for SWF, slim 28-43, needing a nice start in life who likes to be spoiled and knows how to spoil in return. Must be level headed like sports, cars, dining out, quiet eves. Sense 01 humor a mustl Ext SJF- 27, 5'5, slim, ei* joys walking, golf, tenni. dining & being with tha Special Someone. Seek SJM for serious relationstrip. -Please,.qaj),, fee}. lartfom vioh :-,<t) port* or SJM- 37, 5'6, professional; sensitive, both financially and emotionaly secure. I am looking for a tun-loving, intelligent, SJF, non-smoker who has a zest for life: Common interest are not a important as common outlook and values, although liking anchovie pizza is a plus. Please call ext SM, Asian-Indian, 26, looking for girlfriend, for fun, romance & more. Please call ext SM professional, Asian Indian, 29, 5'10", enjoys movies, beaches, swimming, dinners, etc. In search of an attractive professional female for riendship, companionship & good times during the evenings & weekends. Race unimportant, ^all Ext STOP if you're a woman between the ages of 18-36, & are looking for romance & friendship. I'm a SWM, 5'8, dark hair & blue eyes, Irish/American Indian, with illusions of grandeur in the field of love. If you like romantic evenings by a fireplace, long walks by the shore, nature & music, then call and leave a message on ext SWCM- guaranteed ood looking, 48, 6'? 70lbs, brown hair, blue eyes, non smoker, rugged outdoor type. I am an incurable romantic with traditional values, good talker & listener w/ great sense of humor. I love to hug & be hugged. Seeking fun loving, spontaneous SWF, for friendship & romance. Reply ext SWF- 20, attractive, looking for SWM, non-smoker, intelligent, attractive. Please Call ext SWF 33, easy going, blond hair, hazel eyes, attractive, sense of humor, I like to go out to eat or stay home for a quiet evening, always willing to experience new things, looking SWPM, early to mid-thirties, who has a sense of humor and similar interests, must be sincere! looking for a man not afraid of commitment,if this sounds right to you then please cail ext.3026 SWF 36, down to earth, beautiful, wavey, light brown, shoulder length hair and brown eyes. 5' 6", larger frame but not obese, a smoker, attractive, likes cooking, staying home for a quiet evening w/a movie or going 0"t. Works diff.hours but kind of a night owl. Looking for a sincere, honest, S/DWM, kids ok, who knows how to treat a lady, 5' 10" and over, average or solid larger frame, who wants a one on one relationship. No head games please, only serious minded callers need call- ext Advertise invmeiassifled! TO ANSWER AN AD SWF- Blonde, slender, very attractive, warm & caring looking for SWM. Enjoy dinner, dancing, occasional travel, relaxation at home. Only those interested in a 1-on-1 relationship. No smokers. Please cail Ext SWF classy brunette, slim, attractive, athletic, enjoys golf, tennis, movies, dining out, romantic evenings, looking for special S/DWM, yrs old, prof, w/slmilar interests, plus a desire for a long term relationship, please reply ext.4270 SWJM- 25, creative, loves music, movies sports & going out. Seeks female 18-40, with similar interests, for friendship & whatever else develops. (Middlesex area pref.) Please call ext SWJM- Computer graphics/animation professional, 29, handsome, athletic, educated, friendly who enjoys music, movies & working out. Seeks SWF, non-smoker, 24-32, to share good conversation & fun times. Call ext SWM, CATHOLIC, 54- non-drinker, non-smoker, health conscious seeks honest, open, sincere, practicing Catholic woman, with similar qual- Ities Reply ext SWM- 25, 5'10" medium build, good looking, brown hair & eyes. Seeks SWF 20-25, attractive, petite who enjoys movies, music, the outdoors, dining out, & great conversation. Please call exl 4094 SWM- 26, 5'll, 175 lbs.. I like the shore, and I like to work out and keep physically fit. I enjoy listening to all kinds of rock and roll. I'm looking for a SWF 21-30, who enjoys having a good time and keeps themselves physically fit. Please call ext SWM- 31, 5' 11, nonsmoker, some interests I enjoy are movies, beaches, biking, exercising, quiet nights. Seeking a S/DWF who has time to build a lasting friendship & to share interests we have in common. Please call ext 4066 SWM- Deadhead, seeks attractive SWF, age 19-25, who is as beautiful on the inside as much as she is on the outside, who enjoys cuddling being a free spirit, going to shows, nature, quiet times at home together, and living the good life) Ready to start a solid relationship, free from all the "Mind Games*!! If this sounds good to you then call ext.42s7 SWM- enjoys outdoors, movies, going out to dinner, non-smoker, nondrinker, quiet evenings at home, like to travel, seeks SWF, about 5'6", yrs old, slim, who has similar interests, for friendship.& possible relationship.' please call ). Note Hie extension numbers al the end ads you'd like to answer. Ca! from a Touch-Tone phone. 3. Follow the voice prompts and record your messages. The cost is $2.00 per minute. 4. You must be 18 years woklhtouse this 900 toe * $2 FOR THE FIRST MINUTE, $2 FOR EA. ADDTL MINUTE SWPM-29, 6', 170 lbs., brown hair & eyes, very Handsome and phys. fit non-smoker seeks SWF who enjoys outdoors, working out, dining, movies or just a quiet eve. at home. If you value honesty, kindness, sensitivity & affection, are able to trust & ready for a serious one-on-one relationship, please call ext TALL, SPARKLING RED- HEAD- Attractive, mid- 30's professional, seeks tall, intelligent, unattached WM, financially and EMOTIONALLY secure, for warmth, friendship and more. I am adventurous and funloving, a dedicated equestrienne who loves animals, the outdoors, and cuddling by the fire with a glass of good wine. If you are looking for someone to be in your life without giving up her own, please call ext THIS WILL BE MY LAST AD I've run an ad for 12 weeks and have yet to hear from the right lady. This 51 year old, attractive, separated, available man would like to help you and himself reexperience the thrills and pains of first love. If you're looking for a long-term relationship and you are attractive, small-framed, not grossly overweight and MUCH younger (30' s) than I, keep reading. I'm a Jewish small business owner seeking a new life. I don't drink, except wine, quit smoking 10 weeks ago, am welleducated, and have a multitude of interests ranging from bridge to fast cars to Vegas. You will bereasonablyeducated, have a good sense of humor, like to laugh, be comfortable in jeans or cocktail dress, and you will be a touchyfeely person willing to do your share to make a new relationship work. My kids are grown and on their own, and I miss that part of life, so If you have youngsters at home, that's fine. I'd love to hear from a lady with a zest lor life, an appreciation of quiet moments, who is looking for r best friend, a lover, and a father figure, who needs to give and receive affection as much I do, and who wants lo be half of a couple. Iteply ext TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE- 35 yrs. old, 6'3, MOIbs, trained by his 4 sisters, he has learned tow not to treat a lady. 3y seeing the bums we vent out with, he's no ool, very strong emoionally & physically, very jentle, romantic & a teriflc sense of humor & a spontaneous personality hat you can't help but ove. If you want to settle town, ladles this is your :hance. May be the last rue prince. If you are beween 28 & 39, 5'-5'7, lot overweight, not Into drugs, not a smoker, rery high morals, family jriented, reliable & dependable, very sweet & jentle, looking for a guy :hat will be there for you no matter what, but expects the same from you, we urge you, don't let this one get away. Reply laxt / WANTED- 1 good woman who could Tove a man regardless of any. possible flaws. One who is not hung up on professionalism, financial status, or if he has or hasn't any kids. What I mean s...i'd like someone down to earth like myself. SomBon& I could learn to like, then love, possibly forever. I'm a middle-aged SWM insearch of a S/DWF, 38-48, dark hair & eyes, not overweight please, if you could fiil this FIX, please call ext WANTED- A great pair sf legs and a sparkling personality to match in a year old female. One who is intelligent, caring, attractive and physically fit by a successful fast paced, physically fit male executive who enjoys elegant dinng, fine wine by a fireplace and life's Joys and adventures. One who knows how to care for, nurture, respect and love he right woman. Ext. 4JJC NEW AND ANTIQUE RUGS For 2 days only! 500 pieces selected from a variety of estates and one of a kind pieces from Persia, Pakistan, India, Turkey, Tibet, Russia and Kilims - in every size imaginable are being auctioned at a fraction of their original prici». SATURDAY, NOV p.m. SUNDAY, NOV p.m. PREVIEWS: Friday, Nov. 13, 2.7 p.m. and on both auction days - Noon-lj p.m Ml Harding Twp. ile Avenue i), NJ

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Carmel, fruitful vine splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me and show me, herein you are my mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth! I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in this necessity. There are none that can withstand your power. Oh, show me herein you are my mother. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3x). Holy Mother, I place this cause in your hands (3x). Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. LARGE AUCTION SALE COMPLETE LIQUIDATION! STEUERNAGEL'S NURSERY SAT., NOVEMBER 14-8:30 a.m. WESTFIELD, NJ. LANDSCAPE EQUIP., TOOLS, TRUCKS, TRAILERS, NURSERY STOCK, LAWN & GARDEN SUPPLIES NOTICE: Alter 31 years In the nursery & landscape design business, Pat Steuernagel has decided to close the business, due to the death of her husband, and is selling out completely. Everything in this sale belongs to Steuernagel's Nursery and will be sold to the highest bidder regardless ol price. \T: Steuernagel's Nursery, 240 Springfield Ave., Westlield. N.J.. on the Westtield >anford Line. SPECIAL NOTE: This is only a partial listing. Due to the size of this sale, it may be necessary to sell with two auctioneers both selling at the same time. LANDSCAPE EQUIP. - FORD 1920 R.T. Loader ('89). dsl. (483 Hrs); IHC 25X4 R.T. Loader, dsl.; IHC R.T. Tractor; PRINS AGRO Pneu. Tired Frklft, dsl; TOWMO TOR 5000# Pneu. Tired Frklft; Brush Bandit Port. Chipper; PROMARK Stump Grinder; BOBCAT T116 W-B Trencher (404 Hrs); YORK Rake/Scarifier/ BacWill Blade Combo: 6' Grading Box;.(2) TAYLOR DUNN Mat'l Yard Trucks; Sod Cutter; Rototillers; Snow Blowers; Leaf Blowers: Shredder; Soil Aerator; Soil Mixer; Plate Compactor; Chain Saws; Sweeper; Mower/Sweeper; ELLIS 10'6"x14" Product Conveyor. TRUCKS & TRAILERS - '86 GMC 6000 S/A Dump ( Mi); '85 GMC 3500 S/ A Dump (44,140 Mi.); '88 GMC 3500 Mechanics (21,780 Mi); '85 GMC Pickup (55,250 Miles); (2) T/A Landscape Trlrs; (3) S/A Tagalong Trlrs; Misc. Snowplows. HUGE QTY OF NURSERY STOCK - Balled/Burlapped, Potted, & tnground, Including: Flowering & Shade Trees, Dogwoods. Japanese Maples. Perennials, & Flowering Shrubs. SHEDS, TOOLS, & MISC: Wooden Sheds; Elec. Welder: Shop Compr; Drill Press; Bench Grinder; Battery Charger; Power Spray Unit; Miter Saw; Bumper & floor Jacks; Table Saw; Hand Tools; Ball/Shrub/Tree Carriers; PVC Pipe & Fittings; Slate: Snow Fence; Wire Mesh: Transit: (3) 2-Way Radios; Base Station; Office Supplies & Furniture; MINOLTA Copier. NEW STOCK: Shovels; Sledges; Post Hole Diggers; Tree Prunecs; Spreaders; Misc. Sprinklers & Access: Garden Tools; Stake Kits: Gypsy Moth Traps: Wood Flower Boxes & Planters: Trellises: Recycle Compost Maker; Peat Moss; Fertilizer; Ume; Bone Meal; Perlite; Asstd. Holland Bulbs; Asstd. Grass Seed; WIDE Variety ORTHO Products; Lawn Restore; STERNS & F&B Products. And MOREI TERMS: COMPLETE PAYMENT SALE DAY IN CASH OR GUARANTEED FUNDS ONLY. INSP: Friday, November 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. SITE PHONE: (908) VIIJLSMIEIIER BID-N'BUY Rl. 309 Monlgomeryvlllt You who gave me the divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances in my life you are with me, I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things as you confirm once again that I never want to be separated from you in eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer 3 consecutive days. After 3 days, the request will be granted. This prayer must be published after he favor is ed.j.e.e. PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN- (Never known to fail). Oh, most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitful vine splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me and show me, herein you are my mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth! I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in this necessity. There are none that can withstand your power. Oh, show me herein you are my mother. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3x). Holy Mother, I place this cause in your hands (3x). Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You who gave me the divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances in my life you are with me, I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things as you confirm once again that I never want to be separated from you in eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer 3 consecutive days. After 3 days, the request will be granted. This prayer must be published after the favor is ed.e.m.w. MAY THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS- Be adored, glorified, loved & preserved throughout the world now & forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus pray for us. St. Jude worker of miracles pray for us. St. Jude help ol the hopeless pray for us. Say this prayer 9 times a day by the 8th day your prayer will be answered. It has never been known to fail. Thank you St. Jude. Publication must be promised. My prayers haver been answered. MAY THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS- Be adored, glorified, loved & preserved throughout the world now & forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus pray 4 S t J d k l miracles pray for us. St. Jude help of the hopeless pray for us. Say this prayer 9 times a day by the 8th day your prayer will be answered. It has never been known to fail. Thank you St. Jude. Publication must be promised. My prayers have been answered.v.n.g. ST. JUDES NOVENA- May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and Forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus pray for us. St. Jude, worker of miracles pray for us. Also ple?se include these directions. Say this prayer 9 times a day. By the 8th day your prayer will be answered. Say it for 9 days. It has never known PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN- Never known to fail). Oh, most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitful vine splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me and how me, herein you are my mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth! I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in this necessity. There are none that can withstand your power. Oh, show me herein you are my mother. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3x). Holy Mother, I place this cause in your hands (3x). Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You.wbo.gave me the divine 1 gm to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances in my life you are with me, I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things as you confirm once again that I never want to be separated from you in eternal glory. Thank you tor your mercy toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer 3 consecutive days. After 3 days, the request will be granted. This prayer must be published after the favor is granted. T.K. PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN- (Never known to fail). Oh, most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitful vine splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me and how me, herein you are my mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth) I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in this necessity. There are none that can withstand your power. Oh, show me herein you are my mother. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3x). Holy Mother, I place this cause in your hands (3x). Holy Spirit, you who solve all prob lems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You who gave me the divine, fiiju to forgive and forgfenn evil against me and that in all instances in my life you are with me, I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things as you confirm once again that I never want to be separated from you in eternal glory Thank you for your mercy toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer 3 consecutive days. After 3 days, the request will be ^granted. This prayer must be published after the favor is granted C.A.C. PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN- (Never known to fail) Oh, most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitfu vine splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the son of God, Immaculate virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me and show me, herein you are my mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen ol Heaven and Earth! humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in this necessity. There are none that can withstand your power. Oh, show me herein you are my mother. Oh Mary, conceived without' sin,.pray fot-us who have_ recsaree to thee <3x). Holy Mother place this cause in your lands (3x). Holy Spirit, tou who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You who gave me the divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances in my life you are with me, I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things and to confirm once again that I never want to be separated from you in eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer 3 consecutive days. After 3 days, the request will be granted. This prayer must be published after the favor Is granted. A.K. PRAYER TO THE HOLY SPIRIT, JESUS CHRIST & ST. JUDE- Holy Spirit you who makes me see everything and shows me the way to reach my ideal, you who gives me the diving gift to forgive and forget all the wrong that is done to me, & you are in all instances of my life with me. I in this short dialogue want to thank you for everything & confirm once more that I never want to be separated from you no matter how great material desires may be. I want to be with you & my loved ones in your perpetual glory. Thank you for your mercy towards Me & mine. Amen. Say this prayer for 3 days.e.m.w. SWEDISH MASSAGE Janet, CMT. Call By appt. only. THANKSGIVING NO- VENA TO ST. JUOE- Holy St. Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need. To you I have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given such great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present and urgent petition. In return I promise to make your name known and cause you to be invoked. (Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Mary's, 3 Glory Be's). St. Jude pray for us and all who invoke your aid. Amen. (Publication must be promised. This novena has never been known to fail. This prayer is to be said for 9 consecutive days). My prayers have been answered: N.M.D. THANKSGIVING NO- VENA TO ST. JUDE- Holy St. Jude, Apostle and Martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful intercessor of all who invoke your special patronage in time of need. To you have recourse from the depth of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given such great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present and urgent petition. In return I promise to make your name known and cause you to be invoked. (Say 3 Our Fathers, 3 Hail Mary's, 3 Glory Be's). St. Jude, pray for us and all who invoke your aid. Amen. (Publication must b promised. This noven has never been known to fail. This prayer is to be said for 9 consecutive days). My prayers have been answered: H.S. 6 PSYCHIC i, ti READINGS «* BY DOROTHY A Love»Health»Business * SPECIAL*-Tar ot Can readings $5 with this ad CaJIJor appt Bound B.rk. 9O83»8»»9* ho * * * * WESTFIELD CUB SCOUTS DEN #3 THANK YOU FOR VISITING US ON MONDAY WE HOPE YOU ENJOYED YOUR TOURI Your friends at Forbes Newspapers 1050 Coming Events VENDORS & CRAFT- ERS needed for Christmas craft fair & boutique, 12/12, St. Peter's High school, New Brunswick, for info call: or WATCH SANTA MAKING TOYS- in the Gingerbread House. Wellknown crafts have stacked the shelves w/ most unusual gifts for your holiday shopping at: Stats Brookview Farm Readlngton Road Branchburg Nov. Weekends Thurs, Fri., Sat., Sun., 10:30-5 pm. Call for more info Mon-Wed, Thur-Sun Announcements DAILY BIBLE MES- SAGE- Call Free Bible Course, write to: 258 Highland Ave., Piscataway, NJ FOR SALE 2010 Antiques ANTIQUES- Miscellaneaous antique furniture, tall oak cupboard, cherry bedside stand, cane back rocker, mirror, chairs BEDROOM SET- 6 pc. Antique, Mid 1920s, refinished, good cond., $1195. Lane Chest, exc. cond., 1985, oak, cedar lined. $ DEALERS WANTED: new antique co-op opening 12/1/92, downtown Flemington. Floor space, shelving, showcases. Reasonable rates. Info; Appliances KENMORE- washer & dryer, good cond. $200 each or B.O. Moving OAK DINING SET- 1910, prof, refinished, table plus 7 chairs, Ig. buffet & server $2500 firm. Call , pis. Iv. msg. REFRIGERATOR- Amana with ice maker. Gold. $ & free cream color carpeting WASHER & DRYER $150 for pair Call WASHER 4 DRYER- Kenmore. Dryer/gas. Less than 1 yr. old. Best offer. Please call , Iv. msg. WASHER- $75. Dryer, $65. Stove, $75. Refrigerator, $170. Can deliver. Color console TV $100. Pis call Auctions J&C AUCTION Sat, Nov. 14 Preview 4P.M. Sale 5P.M. American Legion Post 304 (429 So. Main St. Manville, NJ) Antiques, Collectibles, Coinage, Orientalia, Furniture & Glassware. For info, Consignments, or to be added to our mailing list, please call WAREHOUSE STORAGE AUCTION" * SATURDAY * NOVEMBER 7th at 9am INSPECTION: 8am 135 Route 206 Hlllsborough, NJ Commercial 6 burner/ broiler/2 oven stove, Cold Bay Marie, Restau- rant dispensers, Double stainless steel sink/ drainboard, Security gates, Industrial shelving, Propane heater, 3 Water heaters, 6 Coin- Op arcade games, Display cases, 50+ office chairs, Full body tannigg bed, Alum. Ship's gang plank, Lg. Asst. mine breathing app., Ship's equip., Industrial vacs, Defogging disposal compactor, Relr. bakery case, Collectible toys & hundreds of items of all descriptions. FOR INFORMATION & DIRECTIONS "" Clothing & Apparel WEDDING GOWN Size 7, Michele Piccione. All bead work done by hand. Hand made matching veil. $500 or best offer CANADIAN LYNX COAT- full length, sz. 8 Beautiful. Will sacrifice $1500 cash NORWAY DYED CRYS- TAL FOX- jacket, 28 in. long, 48 in. sweep, straight sleeve, 23 in. Mandarin collar. Crystal Fox headband & leather gloves w/crystal Fox trim. jsoo/all BOMBER JACKETS Classic Quality at a price you can afford-$49 each. Call nowl Collectibles 20 ANTIQUE MARBLE TABLES- $350 to $800. Antique fireplace equipment, brass andiron & screen, potbelly stovesall sizes, 50 kerosene lamps-all sizes. All types antique shades & globes for sale BIG DISCOUNT SAVE UP TO 50% OFF on Lenox giftware, Lladro, David Winter, Norman Rockwell musical and many figurines, Swarovsky crystal, Hummel and much more! Computers COMPUTER- IBM COM- PATIBLE $295. We repair computers & printers. We buy computers & printers, monitors, drives & board C/asstf/ectf

38 38 Franklin Focus November 6, Farm & Garden TROY-BUILT- Rototiller wanted, any condition, will pay fair price. Please call (908) Firewood FIREWOOD- HARDWOOD- Seasoned, eak $125/cord, mixed wood $100/cord. Delivered, FIREWOOD Seasoned hardwoods, $125/cord, $70/V4 cord. Delivery ineluded SEASONED FIRE- WOOD- Hardwood split & delivered. $125/cord. Call Flea Markets, Sales & Bazaars AHOUDAYTREAT Rent Space in top Far Hills Store to sell your fine crafts CHRISTMAS CRAFT BA- ZAAR- 7 EastllcK Rd., Edison (off Stoney Road). Sat. 11/7, 4-9pn* CRAFT & FLEA MAR- KET- Holy Trinity Eastern Orthodox Church, 830 Jefferson Ave. Railway, (Corner of W. Hazelwood) 11/14, $10/10 ft., 8-3 PM, CRAFT PEOPLE NEEDED Farm31, Flemlngton Craftfest, Nov. 14 Indoors Amish food ftoetoa Good Nome SOFA BED- Olive Green, Queen size, in fair condition, 90B OFFICE DESKS- & chairs, L&R returns, $175 each, conference table, neg., ANTIQUE & CONTEM- PORARY almost brand new, coordinated & single pieces, lamps, etc. Call BEDROOM SET Maple, full sz. bed, mattress/box spring; triple dresser, Chest of drawers, very good cond. S275/BO. Mahogany DR set, table w/lv., 4 chairs, china closet, good cond. $175/BO COUCH-Gold & green, cherry walnut, contemporary couch with end tables, 2 large table lamps. $ after 6 FURNITURE- 9 pc. Henredon DR, $1900; 9pc. Henredon LR, $1500; 8 pc. John Stuart Master BR, $1400; 2 Ethan Allen end tables, JiOOea.; Ethan Allen coffee table, $125; TV cart, $25; 5 Stlffel lamps, $90ea.; 2 Westwood lamps, $45ea. All In ver fine cond. Please cal FURNITURE- Moving must sell turn. plus. Admiral 20 cu ft. frost free side by side refrlg. one yr. old. Call OLD BEDROOM ft UV INQ ROOM PIECES- Beds, dressers, wardrobes, sofa, desks, chairs & tables. Priced to sell! SOFA- and matching ch«ii Ctaylo M HOOKED A BRAIDED RUGS- $35 each; solid queen size cherry BR set, $650; solid queen mahogany BR set, $745; Maple BR set, $700; 6 Teakwood DR chairs, $400; solid brass hall tree, $135. Plus a store lull of quality used furni- :ure and household items, dishes, lamps, tables, chairs, mirrors, desks, dressers, chests, ictures, frames, etc. RICED TO SELL. Collins Corner, 23 Dumont Rd., Fall Hills, NJ We buy and sell. LOVESEATS- two Drex- I loveseats like new. Orig. cost $1500 ea. will sell $350 ea. wkends & even MOVING- 8 piece king water bed set $1350 or BO. Sofa bed $375, Love seat $100, bar $350 & much more. Call NAVY SOFA- matching love seat. Very good cond. $400. Other sofa ilso, navy, good cond. not matching, $ Garage Safes NOTICE: All GARAGE SALES advertisements are PAYABLE IN AD- VANCE by cash, check, VISA or Master Card. For a quote on cost, please call A BARGAIN! Diane Smith Quality Consignments, 1 Hilltop Rd., Mendham. Now accepting quality clothing & accessories for women, children, infants, & men. MUST be in style, in season, & in EXCEL- LENT condition. Free of wrinkles, tears & stains. Other consignments accepted: Antiques, Quality used turn., jewelry & higher priced knickknacks. Will consider buying Antiques & Jewelry outright. BEAUTIFUL items in store nowl Call (201) BEDMINSTER- 95 Autumn Ridge Rd., Sat., 11/7, 9am-5pm. Furniture, crafts, household items and much morel BERNARDSVILLE- 123 Claremont Road, Bldg. #1, Almost new- Clothing, Jewelry, Furs, Accessories. Continual 50%- 75% markdowns. Bldg. 2 - THE ANNEX- finest quality home furnishings, Antiques, Collectibles. Continual 10%-50% mark downs. New merchandise arriving daily! Consignments by appt. Dealers space when avail. ENCORE QUALITY CONSIGNMENTS M-F10-6,Thurs.8 Sat Closed Mondays in July & August BRIDGEWATER- 48* Stony Brook Dr.; (off Country Club Rd.) Fri & Sat, Nov 6 & 7, 9-3PM. Girls clothes, coats, toddler to teen sizes, toys, household items. CRAMFORD- 113 Thomas St, Sat. 11/7; 9-5. Rain date Sun. 1 Vfc. Clothes, dishes, curtains, linens, snow thrower, power mower, much morel 3 Families. HILLSBOHOUGH- 10 Hotttaghtan way., Fri. & Sat, 11/6 & 7, 10-4pm. furniture & Mies, items MANVILLE- 251 So. «n Amy Sat.. 11/7, 10-4pm. Misc., gym equip., strotter, crib, etc. METUCHEN- 119 Un»- MIDDLESEX- 429 Edgeworth St.; studio bed & matching chair, loveseat, coffee table, end tables & lamps, oval rug, kitch chairs, poker tbl, office desk chairs, office supplies (mailers), lawn mower, power & hand tools, much, much morel. 11/7, Sat, 10am- 4pm, 1V6, Sun, 10am- 2pm. pis no early bird sales. NESHANIC STATION So. Branch Rd., Sat., Nov. 7; 9-5. Moving! China, quilts, misc. PISCATAWAY Braitella Ave.; 11/7 & 11/ 8, 9-4PM. 2 Family sale! baby items, firemans table, much more! PISCATAWAY- 20 Darby Lane, off S. Randolfville Rd.. Sat. & Sun. Nov 7 & 8, 9-4pm. Household appl., hand tools, snow blower, N scale trains & platform, wildlife art. SCOTCH PLAINS Chapel Rd. corner Raritan Rd. Fri. Sat. & Sun. 11/6,7 & 8, 10-5pm. Moving Sale, contents of home. Call any week day after SO. PLAINFIELD Famularo Dr., Fri, Sat., Sun. 11/6 7 & 8, 9am- 4pm. Misc, household, small furniture, new wooden handcrafted Christmas items SO.PLAINFIELD- 179 New York Ave., Sat. 11/7 & Sun. 11/8; 9-4. Rain date 11/14 & 11/15. SOMERVULE- 166 E. Spring SL, Fri. & Sat. 11/ 6 & 7, 9-4pm. Antiques, BR set, Kit. set, household items. SOMERVIUE- 21 Coddington PI., Fri. & Sat. Nov. 6 & 7.9-4pm. Estate Sale, entire contents of home. SOMERVILLE- 68 Eastern Ave., Sat. 11/7, 9am- 2pm. Estate items, books, clothing and household. SOUTH PLAINFIELD- 713 Maple Ave.. Sat. 11/ 7, 9am-? LR set, Kit. table w/6 chairs, porch furniture and many other household items. WESTFIELD Pine Grove off Marlboro, Sun. 11/8 10-3pm. rain or shine. Winter clothes, decor. & turn, items. WESTFIELD- 328 Orenda Circle. Sat. Nov. 7, 9am-2pm. Furniture, clothing, electronics, toys and morel WESTFIELD- 420 Topping HIM Rd.; (off Kimball Ave.) Fri & Sat. Nov. 6 & 7,9-3PM. We're moving! All the accumulation Of 30 yrs. clothing, furnighings, software, misc. items, all must go. Rain or shine ANTIQUE TABLE years old. Absolutely beautiful, $7500. Brand Utton Commercial Microwave oven. Never used, $500. Call ARCHIES ICE SKATES EXCHANGE- after 35 yrs. in his successful ice skate business archie is now including baseball shoes, soccer shoes and roller skates. In his sale and exchange program; Open Sat. & Sun. 10-5pm. Archies Resale Shop, 596 Meyersville Rd, Meyersville, NJ Please catt ATTENTION BANOS- Speakers for sale. 2 JBL bass bins, 15', 2 JBL high end horns. Concert mater)**-asking '""" BAHAMA CRUISE days/4 nights. Over sought. Corporate rates to public. Limited tickets. $249/couple. (407) , Ext. 684 Mon.-Sat. 9AM-9PM BIKE- Fugi Palisade, 12 spd., red, brand new, cost $300 sell for $150. Please call BR SET- 7pc. girls country french, canopy jed, sleeps 2 very good sond. $1600 neg CALORIC RANGE- wall oven, gas, good cond., S200/BO ea. 100% wood <itchen-bo. Call )224 Iv msg CARPET Just completed another large development. Over 875 yards left. Close out $4.75/yd. Also available STAINMASTER $8.88. COMMERCIAL CARPET $4.99. Shop at home. Call Eddie DID YOU KNOW... that an ad in this local paper also goes into 16 other local papers? Reach over 400,000 readers with one call! DRUM EQUIPMENT- 1 Pearl P-780 drum pedal, (chain driven) only 2 months old, $40. Call DRUM SETS- 3 pc. w/ cymbal-$150; 4pc. w/ Cymbal-$175; 5pc. w/ cymbals-$325. Nobbiest will also buy your drums & accessories. Please call Pete FUR COATS- all like newl Man's Natural Takuki, Size 44, $1000, Woman's black velvet mink with hood, ankle length, $3000, Woman's black mink. Dolman Sleeves, ankle length, size 14, $1000, please call Chris at ,'negotiabie" HELP CLEAN YOUR SEPTIC TANK- the EASY WAY with FX bacteria. $9.98. Tree Roots emoved. Drains opened. Ask for FREE BOOKLET. Franks Building Sup. 619 Somerset St. Somerset INTRODUCTIONS... A way for people to meet people, every week in your local Forbes newspaper. The ad is free, then one call does it all! UBRARY TABLES- Up to $100 ea. or will accept merchandise In exchange. 1,000 items to choose from from 10:30am-3pm NAUTILUS EQUIP- MENT Stations, top of the line, asking $ (3)ORIENTAL RUGS- Loomed Wool. $500 takes all 31 Call for states* Info. PANASONIC- Record player w/wood cabinet, AM/FM radio $45/BO. Farberware Convection Turbo oven, hardly used, $45/BO. Assorted small appls. hardly used $3- $ PHASE CONVERTER- Rotary type, 1 to 15 HP. Call or evenings POOL TABLES PLUS NJ's biggest showroom. Best quality. Lowest prices. Free delk PROFESSIONAL SING- ER SEWING MACH- ING Electrolux Vacuum cleaner, store fixtures :30pm RATTAN COUCH- table $250, Pot belly, $175. New triple wall chimney ' J 4ijNL t f READING STEEL UTIL- ITY CAP- for shortbed compact PU truck. $750/ BO CAUTION: Coffee mug winner ahead... SNAPPER TRACTORS We bought too many. Now I've got to move them out. Prices reduced dramatically. Martinsville Power Mower, WATKINS PRODUCTS- Variety of spices & pepper. 30 different flavors. Liniment, cold & cough medicine. Please call God Bless You, Lillie Bryant. WHEEL CHAIRS Also walkers & crutches. Mens & ladies mixed brands golf clubs & starter sets. Call; And the winner Is GARY SIVCO Of FRANKLIN PARK Please call us at to claim your FREE Forbes coffee mug! WOLFF TANNING BEDS- New commercial-home units from $ Lampslot ions-accessdties. Monthly payments low as $18. Call today FREE NEW Color catalog * HEALTH CLUB MEMBERSHIPS Two Jack LaLanne Premier Plus Memberships, good anywhere. $870 each new, will take $400 each, $750 for both or best offer. Please call: (609) Office Furniture & Supplies DRAFTING MA- CHINES- Vemco 18" & 20", w/o rulers. $65. Call EXEC. OFFICE FURN.- Alma, solid walnut, desk, chair, credenza, Xerox Copier. Asking $6250/ BO Wanted to Buy AABACUS ANTIQUES ANTIQUE BUYING SERVICE " We Are Purchasing Furniture * Paintings Oriental Rugs*Statues Clocks Toys * Mjrrors ESTATE LIQUIDATIONS Call or ALL CARS WANTED Any car old, new or wrecked. 24 Hr. towing service ALL LIONr.L., 1VES, AMERICAN FLYERand other toy trains. Collector pays highest prices. Call or AMERICAN FLYER & LI- ONEL TRAINS & OLD TOYS-- Pis call , leave message or call after 6pm ANTIQUE * USED- Furniture, Ofd OR set* and BRs from teoo's; to, 1 CASH PAID FOR USED musical equip., guitars, amps, drums, etc., CDS WANTED- We buy, sell or trade CDs, or ask for Joe or Suzanne CHERRY TiaUES Antiques 79 Watchung Ave., N. Plainfield. Now buying OLD: Clocks & watches, baseball memorabilia, paintings, lamps, tools, toys, jewelry, furniture, photos & collectibles. TOP CASH PAID & FISHING TACKLE- collector wants to buy OLD, rods, reels, lures, catalogs after 5PM GUNS, SWORDS, MED- ALS, MILITARY ITEMS, CAMERAS- NJ & Federal licensed. Top cash paid. House calls made. Bert HIGH PRICES PAID- for quality postcards, sheet music, old toys, baseball items, cameras, military, typewriters, TV's, Worlds Fair, fountain pens. Please call HOUSEHOLD SALES Let us arrange an Auction at your home. No fee to you from us is involved. Have well known Auctioneers avail. We also buy out contents, partial or all. Please call Iv msg. or I BUY ALMOST ANYTHING One item or an entire estate. Call (908) or JUKE BOXES & PINBALLS- any cond. slot, coke, arcade machines & barber poles. Call LIONEL TRAINS- Do you need cash for the Holidays? Collector buying Lionel Trains w/ premium paid for boxed items. Call OLDER SODA, GUM & VENDING MACHINES, Juke boxes, Arcade games, Neon signs & clocks, Lionel trains, Hess trucks, pedal cars, toys, Wanted by collector Steven ORIENTAL RUGS- Old or used. Any size, color and condition. Top Cash price. Prompt service POST CARDS- Toys, Games, Trains, Banks, Sheet Music, Political, Disney, Worlds Fair, Dolls, Magazines, etc. Call Herb SLOT CARS- From the 60's. All sizes. Makers, Conditions eves or days TIME IS MONEY: OLD WRIST WATCHES & POCKET WATCHES. CASHPAIDil WORKING OR NOT^ Call TURN YOUR OLD BI- CYCLES INTO CASHcall Jim, WANTED TO BUY: OLD WRIST WATCHES * POCKET WATCHES. CASH PAID!! WORKING OR NOT- Call PETS AND LIVESTOCK 3030 Dogs AKC YELLOW 4 BLACK- Lab pups, all puppy shots given, hi 4 eyes guaranteed, 2 shafceclihiuf Bring the kids to hug & cuddle the puppies In the open AKC PUPPIES Famous SHAKE-A- PAW guarantee We are Breeder's Representatives BRING THE KIDS! 14 Rt. 22 West Green Brook, NJ (100 yds West of Rock Avenue) HOURS** Mon-Sat, 11-9pm Sunday.11-6pm $50 OFF ANY PUPPY WITH THIS AD! Expires 11/30/92 *Not to be combined with any other offer. P.P.C. PROFESSIONAL PET & HOUSE SITTING SERVICE Because we care-we come to you. Working long hours? Planning a vacation? Hospital stay? What are you going to do with your pet(s)? Leave them at home! Let us walk, feed & play with your pet(s) in your home! Grooming also avaii. Nash Academy of Animal Arts graduate provides complete prof, pet care with lots of TLC DALMATION- female, 4 months old, shots, healthy, S300/BO. Call ROTTWEILER PUP- PIES- A.K.C. registered 7 weeks. Three females, two males large boned, shots, wormed, also older male pup avail, call anytime ROTTWEILER PUPS- Champ. lines, Excl. bone, color, head & temp. Guaranteed. Call SIBERIAN HUSKY- Female, AKC registered, 8 mos. old. Gentle, good nature. Seeks good home. $250, dog house incl SUNRISE ACRES- Dog obedience. Private & group classes. Results guaranteed Other Pets VIETNAMESE POT BELLY PIGS- truly miniatures, pure bred and registered, 8 wk. old females. Litter trained. 2 white, 2 black. Special holiday price $350 each COMPANION ANIMAL PLACEMENT- Available for adoption, altered adults, purebreeds and mixed breeds. Call GIVE SOMEONE A SMILE- Somerset Regional Animal Shelter has puppies, kittens, dogs and cats. Adoption reasonable. Missing a pet? Call RETIRED RACING GREYHOUNDS AVAIL-; ABLE Greyhounds make wonderful, docile pets! Please adopt! For information package please call or write: Greyhound Friends RD 2 Box 999 Baskfoa Ridge, NJ Miscellaneous Supplies & Services DISSATISFIES WITH LIQUID WORMERS?- Ask for Happy Jack Trivermicide. Gets hooks, rounds & tapes in dogs & cats. Available O-T-C. At feed & hardware stores 4000 SERVICES 4020 Business Services RESUMES Your resume written & designed by M.A. in Communication. Free Consultation. Quality Printing. Overnight! LlfeUnes A-1 RESUMES AND OTHER TYPING/WP SER- VICES. Professional work. Reasonable rates. Call Patsy (908) COMPUTER PROGRAM- MING- Customized Fox- Pro, FoxBase + programming. Customization of SBT accounting software Series 6, Series 7 and Professional Series. Experienced in Novell LAN's. Stephen Dragon & Assoc DESKTOP PUBLISHING Business cards, Letterhead, resume, menus, brochures, newsletters, directories, magazines, promotional packages. We handle all phases of production including printing. For more information SECRETARIAL SER- VICE- WP with laser printer. Business, academic, or resumes. References upon request. Call WORD PROCESSING WordPerfect 5.1. Reports, Term Papers, Mailings, etc. Pickup & Delivery in Branchburg area. Call Donna """" CMUCare A LOT OF FUN- & TLC for your child in my Piscataway home. Call Ask for Santa AU PAIR/NANNIES Live-in European girls, legal for 12 mo. average cost $170/wk. Call BABY CARE- Birth to 14 mo. in my Westfield home. Joan, mother of 7, grandmother of 9, nursery school teacher, nurses aid training, exc. references, have 14 mo. old Grandson. Will consider travel for day or over night, have experience taking care of children in your home while parents vacation. Have back-up care. Call BABY CARE- experienced, responsible mom with previous daycare center experience will provide loving care for your newborn or infant in my Hillsborough home. CPR certified, nonsmoker, fully insured, child-proof home, yard/ playroom. Appropriate equipment provided. li ra^jwufcihtffjprice, Ex-

39 vlovember 6,1992 Franklin Focus Carpentry ADD-A-LEVEL, Additions, Dormers, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Sundecks, Closed in porches, Vinyl siding, Basements, Attics, Garages, Office Remodeling. Over 30 yrs. exper ADDITIONS- dormers, kitchens, baths, decks, retaining walls, masonry. Call Joe CARPENTER- Will do jobs others won't do. Painting, Masonery, Sheetrock and any general repairs. Please call Sal CARPENTRY. & CABIN- ETRY, FINE QUALITYremodeling & repairs, windows, doors, trim, basements, free est. refs. 11 yrs. exp CARPENTRY Interior and exterior painting. Wood and masonry steps. Free estimates DECKS Carpentry and alterations, attics and basements, sheetrock and spackling, comp. prices, quality work, fully ins., FREE EST.I DONTCALLUS! Until you've called the others. Then call CB CONTRACTING for the highest quality carpentry & home improvements at the lowest price. We mean it! Free est., fully insured, refs J. DEGUTIS CARPENTRY Quality craftsmanship on additions, alterations, roofing, siding, doors, kitchens & bath. Season special on decks & replacement windows, insured, free estimates. Call ROGER SMITH Carpenter Contractor Framing, Additions, Adda-Level & Alterations. Fully insured. Piscataway A-1 ELECTRIC CO. No Job Too Small No Challenge Too Great Residential/Small Bus. Specialists All work guaranteed. Lie ACCU-MARK ELECTRIC 3rd generation electrical contractor. I come from a family of exp. electricians. Lie Fully Ins., anytime! ALK ELECTRIC- resid. comm. & indust., avail, days, weekends, nights FREE ESTI Fully ins., reasonable rates, Lie 9732, AMERICAN MADE ELECTRIC CO.- Free estimates. Senior citizens discount. Lie.#9688 CALL " ASPEN ELECTRIC- AN residential needs: house fans, smoke detectors, lighting, telephones, etc. Quick response. Lie. #7534. Call ELECTRICAL SERVICE Quality work/reasonable prices. Avail after 4pm & wknds. FREE estimate ELECTRICAL WORK Security & recessed lights, heaters, fans, phones, 240 volt service changes, etc. Problems solved, quick response, lie. # Free ests. Please call David at or ELECTRICAL WORK- Commerciat, residential and industrial. Licensed, No. 9141, and Insured. Free estimates. Call Vince Santonastaso Electric ELECTRICAL- All types of wiring, Service changes & paddle fans. Additions. Lie. #6252. Harold Klouser ELECTRICAL- Residential, Commercial, Industrial Wiring & Lighting. Lic.#2978. Insured COONEY ELECTRIC ELECTRICIAN- Install, of circuit breakers, paddte fans, attic fans, electric heat, recessed lights, appl. wiring. Free est., Ins. RONSON ELECTRIC (Lie. 5532). ELECTRICIAN- Lie 10062, bonded & Insured, avail, eves, and weekends Handyman Services APPLIANCE REPAIRS All major brands, all major appliances. Reasonable, experienced, reliable. Same day service. Jeff APPLIANCE REPAIR Washers, Dryers, Ranges, Stoves, Dishwashers, Refrigerators, AC, Vacuum Cleaners. We also sell rebuilt & do installations. Fall Special $15 service charge 10% Off if we do complete job, expires Jan Tom HANDYMAN Can do most anything and at reasonable rates. No job too small. Insured. Call HANDYMAN CAN Odd jobs from grass cuttings to repair jobs around the house. I cater to anyone who needs help HANDYMAN FOR HIRE Carpentry, replacement of windows & doors, floor tiles. Decks, additions, kitchen, bath renovation * IMPROVE * * EVERYTHING * Quality!! Painting, Spackiling, Decks, DeMold, Yards. Fasti *SICHLER + INSTALLATION* SERVICE* Carpentry Repair* Wood Fences* Garage Door Openers* Storm Doors* ODD JOBS WELCOME (908) JOSSELYN HANDY SER VICE house painting int. or ext., powerwash ing, gutter cleaning, win dow washing, janitorla service, home & office cleaning, garage cleaning, limousine service & Odd jobs too * * * MR. DO RIGHT- Will clean, repair, paint: walls, ceilings, porches, attics, cellars. Carpentry AKE YOUR HOUSE A HOME 4030-Carpwtry ODD JOBS & GENERAL REPAIRS- Lt. hauling, brush cleared & removed. Expert int/ext. carpentry, painting, relae'ement windows & decks. Tree work, log splitting, gutters cleaned. No job too small. Why break your back? If you don't see it, ask. Call us today tor a FREE estimate. Our 17th year Home Improvement H O M HOMttIMPROVEMENTS & CUNSTKUI'TIUN Carpentry (All phases) Sheet Rock Painting Fences Decks Outdoor structures Masonry Patios Bathroom & Basement Remodeling And much more... Always free estimates and competitive rates. Insured* CALL JOHN MUSELLI (908) FENC E- Installed & Repaired. Free est ABSOLUTE CONSTRUC- TION painting, siding, windows & doors, free estimates, fully insured. Call ADDITIONS & ALTERATIONS Kitchens Bathrooms Basements edecks Ceramic Tile «ETC. Competitive prices Fully insured Free estimates FOR DEPENDABLE, HIGH QUALITY WORK, RAY LAEYT ADDITIONS ALTERATIONS Roofing Siding Baths Kitchens Basement Renovation. Financing available ADDITIONS Decks - Dormers Basement Remodeling , aft. 6 AL'S CARPET SERVICE specializing in repairing, antique, oriental & hook rugs. Removal of Wrinkles, buckles. Stretching & relnstallation of new & used Carpet. Since ALL COUNTY FENCE CO.- All types Wood & Chalnlink Fence installed. Free est. Call or ARTIES CARPET SER. VICE- Sales, installations & repairs. Shop at home service. No job too small. Fully Insured. Call after 5PM Af CLEAN-UK Attics, cellars, garages , leave mgs. reasonable rates BASEMENTS TO AT- TICS and everything in between, custom carpen- BATHROOMS Free Estimates Complete bathrooms tarting as low as $3995. Licensed, insured, 10 yrs. Exp. J.M.C. Home Renovations BATHTUB & TILE RE- SURFACING- 5 year warranty, free estimates. Call BOBBY'S ROOFING Sealcoatlng A Paving Free estimates Call CARPENTRY & ROOF- ING- repair. Ceiling & floor porches, steps, paint. Call CARPENTRY BY QUEU CONSTRUCTION CO.- Welded vinyl replacement windows & steel doors. Custom decks, additions, dormers, kitchen & bath remodeling, basements, drywall & taping. NO JOB TOO SMALLl Fully insured, free est CARPENTRY- & Home Improvements. I do It ALL! All phases of home improvements. Free est. Ins. Steve, CARPENTRY- All small, medium repairs inside/ out, and new work. Also ceramic tile, sheetrock repairs, gutters cleaned, repaired and inside painting. Larry, CERAMIC* TILE* i, Installations i, Repairs «Re-grouts PISCITELLI TILE & MARBLE (908) CERAMIC TILE & MARBLE CONTRACTOR 11 yrs. experience, long lasting quality work. Refs, free estmates. Call John DeNlcola, Jr CERAMIC TILE- Installation & repair. Quality work, reasonable rates, free estimates CERAMIC TILE- kitchens, AL BREUCHEftSON bathrooms, counter Home Improvements Basement to attic, inside & out. Experience & references. tops, floors, Also Painting & carpentry, FREE ESTII, REF., Free estimates. Reasonable rates. CERAMIC, MARBLE, SLATE, TILE- Bath expert installation-black Point Construction CHAMPION POWER WASH- Homes, decks, concrete, etc. Free esti mate. Call CHIMNEY, FIREPLACE & MASONRY REPAIRS Fast 24 hr. service. Bonded & Insured. MARIGLIANO Days Eves CLEANUP & HAULING ir AttiCS ft Garages A Yards Removal of all types of rubbish, debris and appliances. Prompt service. INM« CLEAN UP & HAUL- We do all types. Fast service. FREE EST! Low rates, CLEAN UP Aft B- Trash removal. Hauling odd jobs, NO job to BIG or SMALL, give us a call, we do it all CLEAN UP AND RE- MOVAL- Yards, basements, attics, construction debris, etc. Call: Mike COMPLETE HOME MAINTENANCE INC. 15 yrs in business, maintaining homes for retirees, widowers, divorcees & people who just don't have the time. We do everything from painting to additions. Ray, CUSTOM CABINETS/ COUNTERTOPS Corian, Formica Tile Work D & D'S GUTTERS Cleaning & flushing, Screens installed, Free estimates, Fully insured D & W HOME IMPROVEMENT All phases of Home Imp. Interior & Exterior You name it, we do itl CALL MIKE DECKS- $7.50 per ft. or will beat any legitimate offer. Custom work. Fully insured. Unlimited references. Color portfolio. Call now and save $$$ DID YOU KNOW... that an ad in this local paper also goes into 16 other local papers? Reach over 400,000 readers with one call! * * * * DRIVEWAYS & FENCING BY CATENA Driveways, Curbing. All types of fencing. Free Estimates. Will beat any prlcel DRIVEWAYS Free Estimates. Seal coating by hand. Wilt fix broken areas, additions, overlay. Call Tom. Same day service. Reasonable DRIVEWAYS-PARKING LOTS Repaired, resurfaced, stoned, seal coated. RR ties & Belgium block D. A. HUNT PAVING Serving Bridgewater area since DRYWALL CONSTRUC- TION- Sheetrock & tap- ing, specializing in small jbs. jobs T.A.F. Drywall, Call DRYWALL INSTALLATION ft FINISHING Specializing in Additions, Renovations & Basements. Free Estimates * * * * * FAMILY CONTRACTORS CUSTOM HOMES f Addition* f Add-a-levels f Custom decks A patios Total home Improvements. Serving New Jersey for over 20 years* Free Estimates. Call FENCE** fit FLOORS- New wood floors installed, sanded & finished. Old wood floors refinished. Painting & Wallpapering. Free est. ACCURATE FLOORING GENERAL CONTRACTING Masonry & Carpentry We install sidewalks, patios, etc., Good prices. Call Al: GUTTER CLEANING $49, Prevent roof damage & leaks GUTTERS CLEANEDreasonable rates HOME Alterations and Additions Prompt and Courteous Services "Quality at its Best" WALLACE CONSTRUCTION AFFORDABLE HOME IMPROVEMENT Inside and Out, FREE EST! FULLY INS., REF.s, call DAVE We also do rubbish removal!! HOME IMPROVEMENTS & REPAIRS- Additions, decks, wooden storage sheds. All phases of home improvements & repairs. Visa/MC. FREE ESTIMATES OUR HOUSE INTRODUCTIONS... A way for people to meet people, every week in your local Forbes newspaper. The ad is free, then one call does it all! * * IRON RAILINGS TRACEY'S IRONWORKS 8AM-8PM *** J ft D MAINTENANCE INC.- Interior/Exterior repairs, Attic & basement cleaning, No job too small! J A J TRASH RE- MOVAL- & Light hauling, also clean-ups:attics, cellars, garg.s, also odd jobs J&VTILE Ceramic tile & marble installation. Bathroom remodeling. 30 yrs. exper. Insured ; * J.E.D. BUILDERS, INC. Additions, kitchens, baths, roofing, decks, insured. Call J.T.M. REMODELING Complete home improvements, porches & decks, interior/exteriors, carpentry work, deck reseating & cleaning. No job too small. Contact Steve 01- mino or Free estimates. JFK CONSTROCTION- Cranford, All work guaranteed. One contractor for all your needs. Large or small, we do it all! Kitchen Cabinet refacing or new, countertops, tile work, carpentry. Free est. call Tony: or T i^h»ftfcita* tekr!m A Guide To Local Protetstonate Swvfclng Your Nseds FOR 4160-Masay 4070-ElecMcci 4160-Paln«ng 4080-Handyman Services 4200-Phsnblng, 4100-Hom» Improvement Heating ft Cooling 4i30-Lanoscaplng * 4220-Rooflng Tree Care 4230-Waltpapering BRUSH REMOVAL MOVING Also log splitting, firewood, wood chips, Small moves, apart stump removal & tree merits & homes. Businesses & Corporate. Call Mike, work. Free estimates. Compare & save. Free estimates. PM# REMODELING Basement to attic All exteriors including roofs For free estimate, call (908) RUBBISH REMOVAL Servicing ALL of NEW JERSEY, REASON- ABLE RATES, Show ad at time of pick-up:get 10% OFF THE BILL! call Jim Brennan , In business since 1989, excellent references available SHEET ROCKING & SPACKLING- Quality work, Exp., Insured, Delnegro Dry Wall & Finishing, call: SHEETROCK/SPACKLE Repairs to Sheetrock & Plaster THE TOP SHOP Countertops, vanities, cabinets, additions, repairs, remodeling. Blackpoint Construction WINDOW A-1 REPAIRS Replace glass, putty, caulk, paint & wash. Quality craftsmanship for 25 yrs Free estimates, insured, work guaranteed, prompt service. Bob Stelnman, WINDOW GLASS RE- PLACED ON SITE- We repair, re-putty & paint old windows & trim. Very reasonable. INSURED. Call Clear View WINDOWS AND DOORS Super prices on replacement windows and doors. All sizes and styles. TRIM/siding. Tlmberllne Construction WINDOWS/CARPENTRY NO job too small! Replacement windows install-$159, FREE EST and Tree Care ACCURATE CONSTRUCTION Vinyl Siding, Roofing, Stucco, Windows & doors. Call ACCURATE LANDSCAPING All phases of landscaped construction. Lawn Service. Retainer walls, Brick & concrete patios, Belgium block curbing, Decks, Irrigation, Japanese Rock Gardens w/waterfalls & Walls. ARMSTRONG LAND SCAPING & PAVING Asphalt driveways, landscape Installation, shade trees & shrubs, new lawns, sod or seed. Decorative stone, topsoil & mulch. RR ties, retaining walls, Allen block & Keystone, Interlocking brick paver, sidewalks, patios & driveways. Tree & Brush removal with chip- CHEOCCHI LAWN & GARDEN Lawn Maintenance Resldential/Comm. Clean-ups Design CLEAN-UPS- Lawn cutting, gutters, trash removal, and all landscaping needs COMPLETE CARE System, Tree serv, lawn maint. Fall cleanup. Ins., free est FALL CLEAN-UPS Lawn maintenance, leaf removal, thatching, overseeding, fail fertilizing. Fully insured, free estimates. Call Visions Of Green, LANDSCAPING Complete lawn maint. & landscape constr. + fall clean-up, LANDSCAPING- Fall clean up, lawn care, thatching, tree work, hauling. Will beat any written estimate. Reliable service. Charlie LANDVIEW LANDSCAPE Specializing in all types of landscaping & maintenance. Reliable & affordable. Residential/ commercial. Call Gary LAWN CARE/YARD WORK- Best Service, Lowest Rates, Free Estimates. Call LAWN CARE- 20 yrs. experience-a Scott's lawn Pro. Lawns cut, thatched, seeded. Reasonable rates, reliable service. Walt LAWN CUTTING- Lawn cafe, leaf removal, cleanups & landscaping at recession breaking rates. Call LAWN MOWING- tor as little as $20. Fall clean up. Thatching, shrub planting. Will beat any legitimate price^ LAWN SERVICE Prompt-Reliable-Insured De-thatching, powerseeding, leaf removal. Serving Somerset Cry MULCH Dark double shredded $14.95 cu. yd. FREE delivery on 20 yd orders OUTDOOR SERVICES THE TREE PROFESSIONALS All phases of tree and shrubbery care, stump grinding, show plowing. PETE'S AFFORDABLE LANDSCAPING Lawn Maintenance, Special rates for Fall Cleanups, mulching beds & Rock beds. Full landscaping. Trimming & Pruning. Free est. Insured Landscape construction & lawn maintenance. Services included: ell phases of landscaping & lawn maintenance. Plantings & rock walls a speciality. Owner operated & customer oriented PREDATOR TREE SERVJOBUi 0BM) TREE Full lns

40 40 Franklin Focus November 6, TREE & STUMP EX- PERTS all types of tree work, stump removal. Reasonable rates. Fully insured. Free Estimates. AMERICAN TREE & STUMP RE- MOVAL Is your stump a pain in the grass? Free estimates Fully insured. "JUST STUMPS" TREE MAINTENANCE- Tree removals, shrub pruning. Commercial & residential. Quality work at fair prices. Over 20 yrs. experience. Alsofirewood for sale! Call or Tree Removal VENIS BROS. Tree Experts FULLY INSURED TREE WORK WANTED Pruning, storm damage, removals, chipping, shrub care. Insured. Smith Tree Service * * * JOHNSON TREE and LANDSCAPE SERVICE Expert Reasonable Insured Masonry A-1 WAYNE P. SCOTT- Quality.masonry services: free estimate. References. Insured. 40 yrs. a family business. Every job a specialty TAURUS CONSTRUCTION Mason Contractor. Specializing in residential. Portfolio ;& References. PISC C.K. MASONRY WORK Curbing, sidewalks, patio:, steps, inte locking pavers CALL (908) MASON CONTRACTORS Specializing in all types ot masonry: Brick work, block work, concrete, etc. Fully insured. Free estimates. NO TOO Low Fall prices, specializing in steps, walks, patios, all chimney & fplc. & mason work, No Job to i small! Ins., Free Est!, 25 Vs. exp., Same Location, i Dean Koep & Son MASONRY 29 yrs experience. f No job too small. Steps>Sidewalks> Driveways'Patios*. Bricks*, -Call Bill at ! MASONRY-CONCRETE I PAVING I. Brick, Block, Stone, Steps, Sidewalks, Drive- ; ways. Foundations, \ Fplcs., patios, curbing, Belgian block.. Insured/ Rets. I DMI (908) MASONRY- Concrete, j patio, steps, all mason! work, FREE EST>! FULLY finsi CA-LL TONYi MASON- specializing in all types ot masonry work. FREE EST. CALL ANDY QUALITY WORKMAN- SHIP AT A REASON- ABLE PRICE- Ml types of masonry. For free est, pis call John, TK Masonry Residential Specialist Foundations/Steps/Concrete work /Paving stones/ Allen block retaining walls/chimneys and fireplaces. CALL TOM at S0 PAINTING & PAPER HANGING- Interior/exterior. Window repairs. Quality workmanship for 25 years. No Job too small. Insured. Free estimate, prompt service. Bob Steinman % Disc, with this ad "NJ STEAM CLEAN" All int./ext. cleaning & painting of homes; alum, vinyl, brick, stone, pools, cedar shakes & wooden decks. You name it, we can wash it. Visa/MC. For free estimates, call' " " A Good Hands Co.- Interior/exterior. Wallpapering, painting, power washing tor commercial/ residential. Call Fred, or AAA PAINTING INTERIOR/EXTERIOR LIGHT CARPENTRY RICH GORMAN ALFANO'S PAINTING Professional, quality work at reasonable rates. Many happy customers. Free est ALL PAINTING APPLICATIONS (Owner-Oper'd) 10 yrs! (Lowest Rates) DEPEND- ABLE. Qual. Guar't'd) Mildew Off. Fast Est. Local ANTHONY'S PAINTING Interior/exterior. 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41 November 6,1992 Franklin Focus 41 CHILD CARE- in Hillsborough. Mom, State Certified, recreational therapist, CPR and First Aid Certified, flexible rates & times CHILD CARE- infant & toddlers, learn & play while Mom's away. FT/ PT, CPR cert., snacks/ yard. Plscataway CHILD CARE- mother of 2 has 1 FIX opening in my Plscataway home, 8 yr.s exp., lots of TLC, lunch & snacks incld.ed, call aft. 6 PM CHILD DAY CARE CENTER Now accepting enrollment for children ages 18 mos.-4 years old (full & part-time openings). Music & craft time & other activities led by certified teacher in warm caring environment. (908) Ext. 29 GREENBROOK MANOR DAY CARE CENTER 303RockAve.(off22E.) Green Brook, NJ CHILDCARE- in my Raritan home, full time. Any Age. 11 yrs. exp. Call anytime CHILDCARE- lots of love, affordable rates & flexable hours, DUNELLEN- Experienced, reliable mom of one will care for your child in my home. Meals provided playroom, fenced in yard. CPR cert. Call DUNELLEN- will take loving care of your infant FT, exper., refs, nonsmoker EXPERIENCED MOMwill care for your child in my Piscataway home FAMILY DAYCAREmother of 2 with 8 yrs. exp. looking to help you by caring for your child in my Bedminster home while you work. Call tormore info. I WILL BABYSIT YOUR CHILD- in my So. Plain field home. Please call LOVE 'n TOTS- A family -day care service providing quality developmental care. Experienced, {State certified, Referfences. FT/PT. 6 weeks-2 I yrs. old. Franklin Area GIVE MOM A BREAK. Enjoy time for yourself or run errands. We offer a supplementary evening & weekend service. Please call for more info. LOVING MOM- will provide childcare in my No. Edison home. Meals, snacks inc. Call MONDAY MORNING INC INFANTS & TODDLERS INSURED, INSPECTED MONITORED MOTHER AWAY FROM HOME- will care for your child in my Piscatawayhome : MOTHER OF 2- will babysit your child in my Dunellen $75/week includes lunch & snack, any age, 7:30 to 6. Call Diane at PATIENT MOM OF 2- understands the care a child needs. Lots of TLC in my Somerset home. Call PRIVATE HOME DAY CARE Arts & crafts & a lot more activities, fenced in yard, well equipped. Licensed & state approved. Please call now for free registration at the QUALITY CARE DAY CARE CENTER. Located in Piscataway. (908) RESPONSIBLE CARING MOTHER of 2- will care for your child in my Pis cataway home. Please call Cleaning Services APT., HOUSE, OFFICE CLEANING- The "CLEAN" PEOPLE. Reli able, bonded, ins. Call ARJO CLEANING SER VICE General office/ home cleaning. Floors stripped & waxed, carpets shampooed, etc. Good exp. & refs., low rates. (908) CLEAN NEWS Happiness is having your home or office cleaned the way you want by a Co. in business for 10 yrs. Bonded and insured CLEAN TEAM- Homes/ Condos/Apts. LOW RATES- $40 & Up. Professional quality service Honest/reliable/exp/ exc. refs/own trans CLEANING DONE BY HONEST reliable person with references. Cal CLEANING- Apt., Offices, Houses, everyday AM, PM, & eves. Good refs. own transp. Prefer Somerset Cty. Mon-Sun anytime CLEANING- experienced Mother & daughter will clean homes, offices or apts. Own transp. Good refs. Honest, reliable. Call CLEANING- houses, condos, reliable, 5 yrs. experience, referencess, own transportation. Call Kathy CLEANING- Polish woman will clean your house. Call CLEANING- Professional, with a personal touch. Reliable, references, Free estimates. Commercial & residential. 10% off first cleaning. Call The Polished Look EXPERIENCED CLEAN- ING for homes or offices, responsible & reliable, excellent references on request. Call HOUSE CLEANING- for a few good customers, no agency, ref.s, 50% off 1st cleaning, call- Kim, HOUSE CLEANINGown transportation, excellent references after 5 HOUSECLEANINGweekly or bi-weekly, Call Mary JOAN'S CLEANING & MAINTENANCE-Homes & Offices. Dependable with excellent references. Professional quality service with a personal touch! (908) LA. CLEANING SERVICE 10 yrs. exp. Work guaranteed. Ref. avail. Call POUSH WOMAN- Will clean homes & office. Own transportation, ref, very reliable, free estimates. Call PROFESSIONAL CLEANING SERVtCES- Commercial & residential. Call for free estimates PROFESSIONAL HOME CLEANING- dailyweekly-monthly rates. Fully bonded & insured PROFESSIONAL WINDOW CLEANING Fully ins., Bonded, FREE ESTl Superior Ret. Call Health Care SOfVfCO$ COUNSELING- with a Professional in Adoption, depression, divorce me diation, geriatrics, grief & stress. Barbara Ronca ACSW-BCD M Instruction/ Education ART CLASSES- Adultschildren. Drawing, painting, pastels. Beginners- Advanced. Classes limited. Experienced artist/ teacher BECOME A PARALE- GAL Attorney instructed, Home Study, established FREE catalog , Southern Career Institute. 164 W. Royal Palm Rd., Boca Raton, Florida DRUM LESSONS- in the style of today's leading drummers. Jazz, Rock, Latin, & Fusion. All levels. Beginners to Advanced in your home DRUM LESSONS- Well known live/studio drummer taking on new students. All styles. Berklee graduate. My studio or your home. Pat Tarnminen, ENGUSH TUTOR- Any grade level, NJ cert, teacher of English. Call Usa, FENCES Lowest prices. Top quality. Chainlink & wood repairs. Call FRENCH- All Levels. Licensed, native teacher. Former visting Prof, at Rutgers. Yrs of successful teaching. Refs avail after 4pm LEARN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE- with the Accelerated Learning rogram used by U.S. P oreign Diplomats. Money back guarantee. Free Info 24 hrs LEARN WORDPERFECT 5.1 ONE-ON-ONE Saturdays MATH TUTOR- Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre- Calculus, Calculus. Call Rita, PIANO INSTRUCTION- Diane Olsen Gatvacky, available for teaching 9am-2:30pm, Mon-Frf & Sat. Call PIANO LESSONS- In your home. Branchburg Hillsborough and area. Call SPECIAL TRAINING WORD-PERFECT LOTUS DATA ENTRY CALL TUTORING- Math grades thru 12, He. math teacher, will also train on most Macintosh appl. Call Paul at PIANO- ALL STYLES, ALL AGES, AT YOUR PACE- Degreed (BA/ MM), 20 yrs exp., private, college 4 university. Bridgewater TUTORING- Reading, Math in your home. 10 yrs. public school experience. Certified K-8 & H.S. Math; M.A. degree. Call VIOLIN/VIOLA- Exp. teacher, Eastman School of Music Grad or SHAOUN KUNGFU INSTRUCTION NY's Chinatown, New Jersey Branch by recognized instructors. Traditional system for strength, fitness, self defense and competition skills. Call to schedule your free trial lesson TODAY! Master Frank Yee Stfu Tom Grant X20 Insurance LOW COST HEALTH INSURANCE Individual, family or group. Plans designed to meet your needs. Any Doctor or Hospital. Great maternity plan Legal Services ATTORNEY AVAIL- ABLE- Closings, Refi nancings. Leases, Real Estate matters, Wills. Corp. Docu.s Reason, rates. L. Gotlib, ATTORNEY HOUSE CALLS: Wills (from $70), Closings (from $395), Incorporations (from $225). Call for exact fees; other services. J. DeMartlno, Esq Loans & Finance $$$ AVOID $$$ BANKRUPTCY FREE Consultation Financial Fitness of N.J Miscellaneous Services AFFORDABLE JUNK RE- MOVAL- Reasonable & affordable rates. Free estimate. Insured ALTERATIONS, TAILOR- ING Home furnishingseven slip covers. Professional quality & experience. Call AND SEW IT GOES CUSTOM SLIPCOVERS Draperies, reupholstery. Your fabric or ours. Formerly at Sleinbachs & Hahne's. 43 yrs. experience. Senior citizen disc. Shop at home service. W. Canter AT YOUR DISPOSAL We clean up Basements "Attics "Garages Yards cottier odd jobs Prompt courteous service at reasonable prices. JCP CARTING CLEANUP & LIGHT HAULING- of all types. Free estimates, insured, low rates, We work weekends. Tony DRIVEWAY/PARKING LOT SEAL COATING Residential/Commercial See our display ad in the Business/Service Directories in your local Forbes Newspapers Classifieds. Free estimates. Fully insured. CHEM SEAL Mendham, NJ FRANKS INDUSTRIAL COMMERCIAL & RESI DENTIAL SEALCOATING special end of the season sale on overstock material. Call for free estimates GUTTER & LEADER CLEANING- Repaired & installed. Quality service, Reasonable prices, fully insured, Call GUTTER & ROOF CLEANING/REPAIRS House trim painting & tree trimming. Very reasonable. Fully insured. CLEAR VIEW s, GUTTER MAN,pleans, repairs & installs leaders & gutters. Free Estimates GUTTERS & LEADERS Cleaned and flushed Siding power washed Mildew removed from any surface. Please call: Tom Hanson Painters Advert/selntfieC/assffled] IRONING- Delivery Ser- 'ice available. $1 per item. Please call , Iv. msg. JUNK REMOVAL- We do all types of clean up jobs- attics, basements, yards, garages, etc. Low rates, free est. & fast serv. anytime. Call JUNK REMOVAL-T L C Big and small, house cleaning, we do it all. Call LAWN MOWER RE- PAIR Tom's Lawn Mower Service. Ride-on mowers, trimmers, weedeaters, chain saws, Toro, Snapper, Rally, Honda. Free estimates. Free pickup & deliver. Piscataway MOBILE MARINE SERVICE Free Estimates Pic* up & Delivery 7 Days a week (908) MOVING? Apts., Homes, Offices, Pianos. Lic.# Palmier! Movers, MOVING?- Select the competent, experienced, reasonable gentlemen of BEE LINE MOVERS. PM # PIANO TUNING Over 25 yrs experience. Wayne Smith, RUBBISH REMOVAL Servicing ALL of NEW JERSEY, REASON- ABLE RATES, Show ad at time of pick-up:get 10% OFF THE BILL! call Jim Brennan , In business since 1989, excellent references available SUMMER CLEAN UP Attics, basements, garages & contractors. Free estimates, fully insured. Call VIDEO AMUSEMENT GAMES- repaired. 8 line/poker, customizing/ conversion. Very reasonable days or evenings Party & Entertainment Services COMICS COMEDIANS For all occasions CUSTOM OIL Portraits, unique gift ideal pets a speciality, Call Ed, FOR PARTIES- or any occasion call the Music Factory DJ Service, for more info BALLOON RIDES Flights leave our own licensed balloon port in Whitehouse at 6pm daily, May thru October. One of NJ f s oldest and most experienced ballooning companies! Special 20th anniversary price $135 per person. CONTACT DENNY AT YELLOWSTONE BALLOON ADVENTURES BIRTHDAY PARTY EN- TERTAINMENT- For children (4 & up). Fun filled magic show & balloon animals for all. Reasonable rates. Call Constantine I CAN DRAW ANY- THING! Portraits, Pets, Homes, etc.; Character Sketches for Parties. Reasonable PARTY PLAYERS- run the fun! "FREE CAKE with 3/wk advanced booking." SILK FLOWERS- By Barbara Marie- tor Weddings, Holidays, special occasions or just for the home. Call * PUDDINS * My-Tee-Fine Clownln Reputation speaks for itself all occasions comedy magic and more. Please call Professional Services LOOKING FOR A PHO- TOGRAHER? For doing your Wedding or Family Group Photos. Call Charles Moore 111, REGISTERED ARCHI- TECT- NJ, NY & PA. Consultation by appt. only. Resid. new alter, or add. Call Fees Reasonable. TALENTED WRITER Will provide a fresh new approach for your promotional lituaturebrochures, newsletters, advertisements, etc. 10 years Fortune 100 experience. Please call: TRAVIS PHOTOGRAPHY We Come To Youl Specializing in: Portraits- Individual, Family, Engagement, Baby, Pet and Rome Glamour Ads In Classified donicost- Theypay! Employment Guide 5000 EMPLOYMENT 5010 Career Training and Services COMPUTER TRAINING Wordprocessing, Spreadsheets, Databases. Oneon-One available. Call Em for details: E-Z COMPUTER.SERVICES OUT OF SCHOOL?-Out of Work? High School dropout? Job opportunities. Between the ages of 17 & 23? Residents of Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon Counties only! For information call ChJM Care Wanted CHILDCARE WANTEDin home early mornings, approx. 3 hrs/2-3 days/ wk. 1 Sat/mo. Must drive, flex, a must. Salary neg. Must live in area of Middlesex. Call ask RESPONSIBLE- dependable, energetic, non-smoker needed to care for 2 children ages 214 & 3mos. M-F 9-5, must have own transp. Refs req. Please call Iv. msg General $200-$500 WEEKLY Assemble products at home. Easy) No selling. You're paid direct. Fully Guaranteed. For directory info, call 24hr hotline Copyright Telephone Representative Requires evenings, Saturday and Sunday. Good starting salary. Benefits. $6.00 per hour. Call Ask for Phyllis or Jan. $800 WEEKLY POS- SIBLE)! WORKING AT HOME1! 37 different opportunities, rush $1 & S.A.S.E. to Monarch Dynamic, 119 Bayard Si., $5O0 WEEKLY NEW! EASY) Stay home, any hours Easy assembly $21,000 Easy sewing $36,600 Easy wood assembly $98,755 Easy crafts $76,450 Easy Jewelry $19,500 Easy electronics $26,200 Matchmaking $62,500 Investigating $74,450 TV Talent agent $40,900 Romance agent $62,500 No selling. Puffy guaranteed. For Info. Call 24hr. hotline Copyrlght#NJ17HYH Admin. Asst. Uke variety? Must have (201) ALASKA EMPLOY- MENT- fisheries. Earn $600 /week in canneries or $4,000 /mo on fishing boats. Seasonal or Year-Round employment. For employment program call ext. AS969. (Refundable Fee) BE YOUR OWN BOSSI- No layoffs in this career. Time, effort, honesty & a positive attitude are needed. Investment in yourself of less than $750 gets you started. Interview includes a free ($300 value) Individual Success Profile Ques-,' tionnaire. 'Call Pat 'at tpe< ' Rf Ld9e*ateJciiort' AREA REPRESENTATIVE- Needed by Local office of a National Real Estate Organization. We are Expanding & need Career minded individuals, willing to participate in our on the job training program - Earn while you learn!! Above average earnings, flexible hours & future management &/or training positions will be available. Pre-licensing scholarship program available for qualified individuals. Call Jack Guila C-21 Golden Post Realty t«jft93m9o& AVON SALES- All areas. For information call BOOKKEEPER- full charge, accounts rec/ pay., budgeting, men. 2 yrs exp., comp. knowledge a must, National Real Estate office, salary Commerstae w/exp., send Resume and salary req. to Box 119, Forbes Newspapers, P.O. BOX 699, Somerville, NJ, CARPENTER'S HELP- ER Steady, work in Hunterdon Middlesex Cty. Cali 609-6S4-4364

42 42 Franklin Focus November 6,1992 CARPENTER/CARPEN- TER'S HELPER- wanted for growing company. Carp, must have minimum 10 yrs. exp., tools, truck. Carp, helper up to $8/hr. Call CARPPENTER'S HELP- ER no exp. necessary, must be dependable, own vehicle with driver's license. Call CHILDCARE- earn money providing quality childcare lor 1 or more children in your own home. MONDAY MORN- ING INC, offers free insurance, referrals, equipment, back-up & more. Union County ; Somerset County v \ CLEANING COMPANYlooking for resid. cleaners Mon.-Fri. Must have a drivers license CLERICAL PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL INSURANCE: Dedicated to dependable service. Pennsylvania National Insurance, a leader in property and casualty insurance, is currently searching for a motivated person Tor our Bridgewater, NJ Office: FILE CLERK Seeking a detail-oriented individual to maintain files, process mail and perform several other duties when needed. Must be a self-starter able to prioritize. - Pennsylvania National offers a competitive salary, benefits plus the chanceto grow in a pleasant, professional environment. Interested candidates please send resume or letter to: Denny Splchar, Manager, Compensation and Employment, PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANIES, P.O. Box 2361, Harrisburg, Pa FAX (717) Principals Only Please. Equal Opportunity Employer COMPUTER OPERATOR NEED MONEY FAST? Make up to $150/day using your computer skills. Work without pressure. Call anytime: COUNTER PERSON Dry Cleaner seeking Full Time help, able to handle some managerial responsibllitles COUNTER/SALES Full time/part time help for small retail store in Bedminster. Varied duties. Day, eve. & Saturday hours available. Must be people oriented. Call Ira or Bev for application GOOD PART-TIME JOBS AT MIDLANTIC CAN BLEND WITH YOUR FAMILY LIFE Combining work and family schedules requires a lot of planning. One change can mean that everything changes, and sometimes that makes it hard to keep a job and take care of family members too. That's why Midlantic plans schedules for part-time tellers in advance so busy people like you will have a schedule you can count on, and so the Midlantic branch office where you work can count on you. And at Midlantic your paycheck will make good sense, too, because our pay schedule reflects your work schedule. Fill out the Employment Inquiry to tell us who you are plus where and when you prefer to work, and we will do our best to find a match. Mail it within three days to: Ms. Laura Hunt, Midlantic National Bank, Human Resources Department, Metro Park Plaza, P.O. Box 600, Edison, NJ Check the kinds of work experience you have: Q Banking Q Fast Food Q Customer Service Q Volunteer Work Check the days you are available: Q Retail Store Q Teller. Q Sales Clerk General Clerk MIDLANTIC Q Grocery Q Cashier Q Data Entry Q Other Q Mondays Q Tuesdays D Wednesdays Q Thursdays Q Fridays Q Saturdays Q Weekdays only Q Any time Check the Midlantic branch locations where you would prefer to work: Q Somerville Area Q E. Brunswick Area Q South Edison Area Q Edison Area SomervilteClicte. SayraviUa.E. Brunswick. South Edison, South Somerville, South River, Parlin Port Reading WhitehouM Check the time of day that you are available: Q Mornings Q Afternoons Check the length of time you want to work: 3 months Q 3 months O Seasonal Name (pteaseprint). Address City..State. Q Any time North Edison, Menlo Park, Metro Park, Westlleld Q Year round Telephone f V Q Check here If you have previously worked for MMtonttc. TO** rata )Db appfcatton. lilt onlyanmksalkm ot Man**)»niptoyn^O ]po><ui**»*cmtac*y<hiima*>blnmrvl*w you may to ****mm.m apptcabontorn.tam tm. pew your a**** to work In aw U.S.. and corns* wttti ottw MWfeHtottf^ltt^prouowa^MU^ ** l J CRUISE SHIP JOBS. HIRING, UPTO $900/ WEEKLY. BARTENDERS, CASINO WORKERS, TOUR GUIDES ETC. FREE TRAVEL, HAWAII, CARIBBEAN, BAHAMAS. NO EXPERIENCE NEC- ESSARY. 1-( ext. C-1025 (fee). MODELS Now recruiting TALLS & PETITES for 3 major upcoming fashion shows PLUS 2 major printwork ad campaigns. Finalizing selects within 2 weeks. Our models have jobbed tor AT&T, Chemical Bank, Catalina Swim & Sportswear, Gltano Jeans, etc. and appeared In Modern Bride, Teen, Sport, Lady's Home Journal, etc. Call First Model Marketing CREW LEADER FOR SERVICEMASTER CLEANING COMPANY. Full time, must have driver's license, phone & transportation. Needs ability to direct labor/ materials to customer satisfaction. Occasional overtime & weekend work required. $8/hr. to start. Fax resume or letter to: or mail to: P.O. Box 23, So. Plainfield, NJ DELIVERY/ DISTRIBUTION: Immed. openings. Exc. 2nd income. This independent contractor oppty. involves delivery of advertising material door-to-d.oor on Sats. Earn hundreds of extra $ $ monthly. Car nee. Call now DIO YOU KNOW... This little ad can be read by more than 400,000 readers in 17 publications throughout Somerset, Middlesex and Union Counties? It caught your attention, didn't it? Call YOUR ad in todayl We Get Resultsl FOOD SERVICE- in the Princeton area, substitute food service workers in the school cafeteria. Call between 7:30-9am or 2:30-3:30pm POLICE OFFICERS SOMERVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT The Somerville Police Department is establishing a list for future hiring. Register at: Police Headquarters 24 South Bridge Street Somerville, N.J. MAXIMUM 150 APPLICANTS - $12 FEE EOE - ADA FORBES NEWSPAPERS IS GROWING!! and ts offering the following Job opportunities FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES Press Operator Immediate opening for experienced press operator on Goss community press...must have experience. Four nights per week, no weekend work. Process color and Deadliner experience a plus. Contact Charles Herrera at Forbes Newspapers, ext PART TIME OPPORTUNITIES Circulation Teiemarketers Earn maximum $$$ in a minimum of time as a part time FORBES TELEMARKETER. Flexible evening hours in our Bedminister office available. Excellent hourly pay plus commission. For further info call Glen or John evenings, ext Newspaper Delivery Forbes Newspapers is now taking names for neighborhood delivery in Metuchen, Edison, New Brunswick, North Brunswick, Belle Mead, Bedminster and Hillsborough. Deliver one or two days per week and earn $45- $55, Must be 18 years or older and have reliable transportation. For Metuchen, Edison, New Brunswick and North Brunswick call Ed at ext. 7401, and for Belle Mead, Bedminer and Hillsborough call Butch at ext O O DRIVERS TAKE CHARGE...of your career and your life. Drive for J.B.Hunt and earn top pay and benefits. We pay for your OTR experienceup to $0.28 oer nuke, JB-HUNT EOE/Subject to drug screen. DRIVERS WANTED- 21 yrs. or older, good driving record, must know area & airports. Call Dennis 5264)055 DRIVERS WANTED- FT/ PT, own car, Middlesex area. Call today, start today EASY ASSEMBLY- an hours, $ week, family of 3 earns $ monthly. For information call 24 HR Hottine Copyright# NJ17HHH EASY WORK!- Excellent Pay! Assemble products at home. Call toll free Ext EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Pharmaceutical Corp. seeks a MULTI-Tatented person, To Provide much needed office support, beginning on a temp, basis, possibility of becoming permanent, this is an OUTSTANDING opportunity, to work on a professional level using your skills, for a career position, Qualified candidates need solid secretarial exp. & top Word Perfect, Lotus, & Page Maker or HG, would be helpful. CALL OR SEND RESUME TARGET HUMAN RESOURCES INC. 150 WEST END AVE SOMERVILLE, N.J FLOOR WAXERS- F/T night shift. Immed. openings $7/hr. Edison area Call REGISTRAR - Registrar wanted for non-profit Arts Education Organization. Must have good organizational and communication skills and computer literacy. Part-time, flexible hours. Send resume to: Or. T. K. Schlosborg NJWA P.O. Box 507 WMtfiaM, NJ Clerical ENCODER OPERATOR This position is located at our Cranford headquarters. Hours are 1 pm to 7 pm, daily. Qualified candidates must have good numerical aptitude and calculator skills. For prompt consideration FeurCwmmBrtw FIELD CREW PERSON Fulltime, for land surveying firm. Salary based on exp., benefits. Send resume to: P.O. Box 576, Westfield, NJ FRONT DESK SUPERVISOR Hours are 12-6PM, Mon- Fri, occasional Saturday. Must have good clerical skills, customer relations & supervisory experience. Come in to fill outapplication at Somerset- Valley YMCA, 2 Green St., Somerville. FULLTIME PART TIMS IMMEDIATE OPENINGS Local office of Nat'l Co. has openings due to increased business. Must enjoy people. $10.15 to start. Advancement. Students may apply GREENHOUSE WORK- ER year round. Must be energetic & hardworking. Salary commensurate w/experienee. Gillette area ' HAIRDRESSERS-with experience for Somerville Salon. Full time position available. Excellent salary plus commission and paid vacation. Call _ HIGH SCHOOL STU- DENTS, COLLEGE STU- DENTS, HOMEMAKERS. Earn easy money working from your home doing financial aid for college HOUSE INSPECTORS No exp. necessary. Up to $800/wkly. Will train. Call , ext. H469, 9am to 9pm 7 days. INTRODUCTIONS... A way for people to meet people, every week in your local Forbes newspaper. The ad is free, then one call does it all! SECURITY GUARDS N66Q60 inun6cn3$biy FuH-rimeiPartTime Khan D M M Agancy, NJ.'i argm hroiyrun prjwaa»curtly firm, his ImiwMtt opon< ingi throughout MJ. Hi FrankM To«nthfe. tor en. wa IMM ten M I pat Im guard* <«an Mm offiea job ana. You mat ba ate ID work wowanai. Von OIOOM: pan or M tont, atemoon or MffligM y M appuants must be am i»v Ma* horn* phom ana car. To apply, com During btah nm hours u: NHSEN DETECTIVE AGENCY ttwe. Broad SUEIiut* (itt.noarart.mful.imm) driver ^ TRUCK DRIVER MG industries, a leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial gases and welding supplies, has an immediate need tor a Cylinder Delivery Driver tor the Northern N.J. area. This position is respont and delvery of industrial gas cylinders and welding supplies in a safe and timely manner while maintaining a positive company image. Qualifications include: Experience delivering industrial gas cylinders At least 21 yrs. of age with an excellent driving record. Capable of rolling 200+ pound cylinders and lift, ing SO pound contain ers. ' Must meet an DOT ing qualifications incluo 1 ing COL with hazaraoui materials and»r break! endorsements. Qualified to drive a sin gie axle GW truck. CQHW *ft.fc >n tntw»the HotitMry trm, Rarnai Center in Edison. N.J Ctnter_P»rV

43 Ntovember 6, Franklin Focus 43 IMMEDIATE OPENINGfor experienced press operator on Goss Community press...must have experience. Four nights week, no weekend work. Process color and Deadliner experience a plus. Contact Charles Herrera at Forbes Newspapers, X6430. LAB ASST.- Chemistry & Biology tab at area College. Prepare solutions, setup & breakdown labs, etc. Must have min. of 2 semesters each of college chemistry & biology; additional coursework in physics a plus. Related associates degree & prior lab exper. preferred. Competitive salary, great benefits. Call , ext. 301, bet. ioam-2pm for application to be completed by 11/13. AA/EOE. LABORER- for Garden Apts. In Middlesex. Must be dependable. Full Time LAW ENFORCEMENT JOBS NO EXP. NECESSARY Now hiring. U.S. Customs, Officers, etc...for info, call, , ext am-9pm 7 days. LIBRARIAN- Adult reference services- Masters of Library Science or MLS candidate required. Must be avail, to work 32'/z hrs./wk. Some evenings & Sat. required. Excellent fringe benefits. Send resume to: Molly Davis-Bright, Branch Head, No. Edison Branch Library, 777 Grove Ave., Edison, NJ MAJOR TELEPHONE COMPANY- now hiring Technicians, Installers, Account service representatives, Operators. No exp. necessary. For infor. call ext F2617, 7AM-7PM, 7 days. MANAGEMENT" "TRAINEE" 2 year program with a starting salary of 30K+. Call , ext. 260, ; and ask for Craig. MATURE WOMAN- to isare, for very elderly lady wv Somerset County. 24 hr. care. Flex, schedule possible, eg., 7 days on 7 days off, 5 on 2 off etc. Cooking, Housekeeping, personal care. Nonsmoker, references after 6 1 MECHANIC HVAC (Minimum 3 yr. exp., salfxp. Pneumatic, elec- ry commensurate with tronic controls a plus. Call iv Mechanical Systems 3fc MODELS female 5'4 & up; guys 5' «9" & up) Wanted for ex-»citing fashion show season. Exp. pref. but not nee. Must be outgoing, love music & dance. Call Runway Magic after 2PM for appt. NEW YEAR NEW CAREER Part time & full time persons for telemarketing positions in Union based company. Exper. an advantage but not essential as training given Exc. i pay pkg for the right people. Call for further S info & int. Carl OFFICE ASST Req. car & 1 yr. varied office exp. w/1 employer. Diversified & challenging. No typing. To $.7/hr start. Middlesex */T CLERK- flex, schedule, work in your own home, need word Processor, duties incld. "bitting, & reports, call ' " » PARK RANGERS wsgame wardens, security, ^maintenance, etc. No e F/* PEOPLE IN GOOD PHYSICAL COND.- to distribute market surveys - must enjoy walking - extra pay for use of own car, day-time hours, excellent comp. package, office in S. Plainfield, call John * * ENTREPRENEUR? Own your own Business Be your own Boss! $65 start-up cost. First yr. potential $20,000425,000 PIT. Call Info packet, ext. 102 RAPIDLY GROWING CLEANING SERVICEis seeking motivated out going individual in full or part time housecleaning work. Must be fast dependable, have car & phone, average $6 to $7/ hr. Call REAL ESTATE CAREER WE1DEL REALTORS, Hillsborough. We are looking for good people to join our sales staff. Whether licensed or unlicensed, we can get you started in a successful Real Estate Career. Flexhours, unlimited earning potential & hands-on training. Call Judi Hitt, Manager, REAL ESTATE SALES Maximize your earning potential. Plenty of floor time, plenty of leads = higher earnings. Join Century 21 McGee Realtors Rt. 202 Branchburg. REAL ESTATE SALES- Local 3 office firm, est. 1937, seeks agent willing to devote individual, personalized attention to our customers. 60% to million dollar associates. Desk, training & floor time for all new associates. No franchise fees. Fischer Realtors, Whitehouse, Basking. Ridge, Washington call Broker, Tom Fischer REAL ESTATE SALESlong Established Metuchen realtor has openings for 3 or 4 motivated sales persons. Earnings potential unlimited. In house training. Call Bob at BECEPTIONIST/OFFICE HELP we need an energetic people oriented person for a busy chiropractic care office. Typing, phone skills, computer & clerical skills involved. If you are interested in contributing positive energy to our office. Call RECEPTIONIST- with light bookkeeping & secretariat skills required for FT position in Cranford law firm. Some exper. required. Contact: Karen to schedule interview. SALES & MARKETING Computer Company is seeking applicants who are self-motivated, ambitious and enjoy communicating w/people, exp. w/pc is a must! SALES CAREER Automotive Established dealer seeks consumer minded person to join our aggressive & reputible sales staff. Medical plus pension. Call Tom Sicora for appointment. SICORA Jeep/Eagle 541 Rt. 27, Somerset SCHOOL NURSE SUBSTITUTES NEEDED Based on absenteeism. Certification as registered nurse required. Send letter of interest with resume to: Francis X. Lucash, Ed. D., Director of Curi l and Personnel SALES/SALES MANAGEMENT IMMEDIATE OPENING, are you ready to earn between $30,000 $50,000 your second year and $50,000 - $80,000 your second year; then we'd like to speak to you. The leading NATIONAL REAL ES- TATE office in NJ is looking for 2 CAREER minded people for residential, new homes sales, commercial investment sales & leasing in Central Jersey area. WE WILL GET YOU LICENSED and TRAIN YOU. For confidential interview, call Ken Worden at Century 21 Worden & Crivello, SEASONAL AS- SISTANT- for the Somerset Cty. Board of Social Services. Person to process applications for the State Home Energy Assistants Program. 4 to 6 months position. 60 college credits required. For further info or appt. contact Mary Hundley at SECRETARY- in College Counselling Office. A great job for people oriented individual. Benefits incl. 3 weeks vacation, health, dental, life insurance, pension, tuition waiver & more! Must have effective communication skills, clerical/secretarial experience incl. typing skills & transcription from tape. Hours: Mon-Thurs. 12 noon to 8 P.M., Fri. 8:30AM-4:30P.M. For application to be completed by 11/13, call , ext. 301, 10AM- 2PM. AA/EOE. SHIRT PRESSER- Tagger, assembler & drivers. FT or PT. Day or night. Call SKI SHOP HELP- in clothing & ski department. Knowledge of sport helpful). Call Steve at Pelican Ski Shop. Whitehouse, between 9-2PM SUPERINTENDENT Small Highland Park apt. house, semi-retired couple preferred. 1 BR apt. plus wages , 10-3pm, Mon.-Fri. SUPERINTENDENT- Apartment houses. Experienced, own tools, plumbing, carpentry & painting skills. Good apartment & benefits. Valid drivers license, references. Start at $375/ Wk SURVEYOR part time, relaxed atmosphere. Retirees also welcomed. Day & eves TELEFUNDRAISER- 5-9:30, Tired of selling products? Work for something you believe in. Use your phone skills to fund raise for our National Health Care campaign. Paid training, $8/ hr. plus bonus after training. Located in New Brunswick EOE TELEMARKETING POSITIONS- Available immediately. $7/hr. + commission. 10-4, Mon.- Fri. No exp. necessary, will train. Edison area. Call TELEPHONE SALES Person wanted to work in our Plainfield office. Earn $200-$600/wk. Stars make over $800. Incentives & bonuses. Strong closers- a must. Please contact Eric: WORK AT HOME assembly, crafts, typing & more, up to $500 + a week possible. For info. Write: SOURCE, PO BOX 8V2lf» SWICK, NJ, TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT Year-round Assignments Light Industrial General Utility Food Services Industry: Chef 1&2, Prep, Servers, waiters/waitresses, cashiers, dishwashers, grill cooks. Own transportation a must. THE CONSORTIUM TIRED OF BEING LOST IN THE CROWD? Business is booming! Growing REAL ESTATE CO. needs 3 reliable, ambitious sales people. We offer extensive in-house training, 100% comm. plan. Come show off your talents, for a confidential int. call todayl TO: ANYONE WHO WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A HIGHER QUALITY LIFESTYLE. Kim & I have found a way to be able to make more money than we could ever spend, and have all the free time to enjoy it with our family & friends. GIVE US A CALL AT We will treat you like family & show you how you can do it too! Recorded message Now Is the time, Frank & Kim TRUCK OWNER OPERA- TORS- Tuition-free training avail, for those w/ no exp. $2,000 signon bonus for safe, qualified drivers with OTR exp. Guaranteed moneyhome, and leasepurchase programs available. Relocaation Services Division of purchase programs available. Relocation services Division of North American Van Lines , Dept. DP-26. TYPIST Great income opportunity for typist. High potential earnings. Call anytime UNDERCOVER WEAR PT sales agents needed. Hostesses receive free lingerie. For an evening of lun, fashion & fantasy Call Jean WILLIE'S TAVERN Is looking for day and night servers/host Expediters FT/PT. Expert^ enced and Non-exp'd welcome. If you're ready to be challenged, apply in person: Rt. 202, Bedminster, Mon-Sat 2-4PM. WAITER/WAITRESS All shifts avail. Exp'd only. Apply in person Somerset Diner, 1040 Easton Ave., Somerset WAITBESS/WAITERpart time, lunches, North Branch Inn. Please call WAREHOUSE SUPERVI SOR- Reliable, take charge individual, experi enced in all phases of warehousing to include computerized inventory, receiving, shipping, etc. HVAC experience preferred. Knowledge of JIT operations a +. Send resume to: Greg Celiano, 460 Ludlow Ave., Cranford, NJ * * * MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST Full time. Responsible mature, experienced, career oriented medical receptionist for Busy OBGYN offices. Typing and computer experience required. Salary & benefits commensurate with experience. Please cal Pat at (908) *.%. ;e In the Classified 5060 Employment- Health due AIDES ATTENTION FUTURE HOME HEALTH AIDES & CHHA'S Are you looking for flexible work hours? Are you caring & responsible? Live-in's available Recent work history required Work assignments available throughout Union & Northern Middlesex Counties FREE TRAINING in December for the Home Health Aide Certificate, which you need to start your career! Training classes start November 30 in Westfield for 3 weeks and are hold on Monday-Friday, 9am- 3:30pm. WE WILL BE INTERVIEW- ING AT OUR WESTFIELD OFFICE November 11,16 and AM-3PM Interviewing at: Grant Ave. Community Center, 403 West Seventh Street, Plainfield, N.J. on November 13, 10-1PM SHARPl Call Kim for requirement information, appointment and directions. (908) inc. MM C0MMIN0A1I0N I* JCMQ 107 E. Broad St. Westfield MEDICAL TRANSPOR- TATION- Responsible individuals needed to transport wheelchairbound patients for medical appointments. Experience preferred, but will train, 40 hours total: CPR, 10 hours; Patient Assistance Training, 20 hours; Computer- Monitored Safe Driving Course, -10 hours Applicants must: be 18 years of age or older; possess unblemished driving record; be able to lift 150+ lbs.; have excellent map-reading skills with knowledge of Union, Middlesex & Somerset Counties; and be drugfree. Full or Part-Time. Send resume with copy of drivers license to ABLE AMBULANCE 241 West Franklin St. Bound Brook, NJ Part-Time Employment OOPS) You went too far! The winner's name Is somewhere before this point AVON SALES- All areas. For information call BOOKKEEPER/FULL CHARGE- experienced, preferably in manufacturing, some computer experience or training required. Salary based upon ability. Part time, Branchburg BOQKKEEPERffYPIST- File clerk with real estate license." Exp. Rex hoars. tall Kanwood. NJ CERTIFIED NURSES AID avail, mon. thru Fri. after 4pm. Experience and good reference COACH BUS DRIVERS Wanted reliable, experienced, charter bus (stick shift) drivers. Weekdays or weekends with CDL bus license. Also Athletic trips. Min. exper. 4 yrs. Call COMPUTER OPERA- TOR Need money fast? high potential earnings using your computer skills. Work without pressure. Call anytime CREDIT UNION- TELL- ER/CLERK- 22 hrs. 5 morns, duties incl. handling all financial transactions. Must have teller experience. Send resume or call 10AM-12:30PM , No. American Philips Federal Credit Union, 200 Franklin Square Dr., Somerset, NJ DELI & COUNTER HELP experience preferred, flex. hrs. North Branch area. Call DRIVERS- Must have clean driving record. Will help get CDL license. For more info call , ask for Maryanne Or , ask for Nancy. EXPERIENCED MEDI- CAL DATA ENTRY- person needed FASHION ADVISOR Wear & show ladies jewelry 2 eves. $125. No investment, HIGH SCHOOL STU- DENT AFTER SCHOOL OPPORTUNITY- Bridgewater area, Orthodontic office offers a tremendous work experience as an orthodontic assistant trainee. Bright out-going and energetic students apply. Sophomores preferred. Call tor an application and interview. * * * * LEAD GUITAR- for working Aggressive rock/ Alternative band. Please call LIBRARY CLERK hrs. per wk.. Library exp. preferred. Salary neg. Exc. fringe benefits. Send resume to Susan Krieger, Dir., Edison Pub. Library 340 Plainfield Ave. Edison, N.J LIFEGUARD: Part-time for Friday evenings 7:30-10:30 PM. Must have Red Cross First Aid, CPI} and Lifeguard certificates. Apply: Westfield "Y", 220 Clark Street , ext. 13. LOSE WEIGHT Earn Money Have Fun!!! LPN Wanted to care for Branchburg woman in her home 3 nights/week, Mon. & Wed., 1ipm-7am & Fri., 11 pm-8am, very light duties, $135./week, OaU. Karen flatfcjitfe,-. (609) days & (609) eves. PAINTER- 20 hrs./wk. $9/hr. Work independently Mon-Fri. 8:30AM- 12:30PM year round. Experience a must. Valid NJ drivers license & car necessary. Call Mimi at PART TIME OFFICE-10-4pm five days, answering phone, filing, filling and packaging of small orders for optical lens manufacturer in middlesex. Call PART TIME POSITION AVAILABE- for Montgomery Twp. for after school program. Hours 3-6 pm. Must have exp. working with children, enthusiastic and creativity a plus. Must be 18 yrs. or older to apply. For more info and an interview call: Montgomery Recreation ext PART TIME/SALES Princeton area Custom Decorating and Fabric Retailer seeks Sales Associate for evenings & weekends. Applications. available at: Dannemann Fabrics, The Market Place Mall, Rte. 27 & 518, Princeton. Ask for Wanda or, Bev. No Phone Calls! PHONE HANDLERS- Easy. $5.05-$10/hr. evenings, 5:30-9 pm Ask for Demetri PLAY IN YOUR SPARE TIME while earning great income. Free training & earn free kit. Call Val with Discovery Toys Pis call PT/FT Dealers Wanted. Watkins quality products has immed. opportunities for you. Offering Party Plan, Fund Raisers, Fairs FRONT DESK SUPERVI- SOR hours are 12noon-6pm, Mon.-Fri. & & Mail Order. Call occasional Saturdays. Doreen at 908^ Must have good clerical skills, customer relations START -ONIGHT- earn & supervisory exper. $8 to $10/hr. working Come in to fill out an application at: SOMERSET evenings from 6-9pm. No experience necessary, VALLEY YMCA, 2 Green just a good phone voice. St., Somerville. Offices located in Edison and Cranford. Call today, GAS ATTENDANT nights & weekends. Bedminster Te~aco TEACHERS /BI LINGUAL- Spanish, French or Japanese. PT, HAIRSTYLIST- experienced for busy Hillsbor- teach after school pro- 1-4 hrs./ wk. $20/hr. to ough Salon. Friendly atmosphere. Good working national organization. gram with fast growing conditions. Salary plus Must be enthusiastic, responsible & like working commission. Please call Sandy at with young children. Training & materials provided. Car nee. Call for interview TELEMARKETERS PART TIME Bedminster Earn maximum $$$ in a minimum of time as a part time FORBES TELEMARKETER. Flexible evening hours available. Excellent hourly rate plus commission. For further info CALL GLEN OR JOHN EVENINGS FORBES NEWSPAPERS Ext 7302 TELEMARKETING- 20 people needed immed. PT nights. $5-$9/hr. Willing to train. Call after 5:30 pm, TELEMARKETING- We are an est. heating & AC firm seeking an experienced aggressive self starter for this position. Extensive on the job training, late afternoon & every Sat. Must project postitive phone image & good phone manner. We offer base salary plus commission & an excellent working environment (non smoking office) Apply by phone; ask for Nick Casale, after 2pm. McDowells, Westfield, NJ TELEPHONE SALES Mon. thru Fri. 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Reputable local firm needs your clear phone voice to help market our products. If you're enthusiastic and willing to learn we offer the opportunity to earn up to $12 hourly or more in a pleasant environment leave a message anytime. TELEPHONE SALESpart time nights, 6-9 pm, $6 guaranteed. $8 for exp. Students and spouses welcome. No exp necessary. Metuchen loca-' tion. Call TERLMARKETING- no experience necessary, pros welcome, badge deal U.S. ^^ UNION OFFICE- work mornings, afternoons or evenings, weekends avail. Good pay. No typing. Students welcome WANTED! 4 ambitious people to capitalize on explosive marketing trend! WORK WHEN YOU WANT- from your home. Exc. income. Call Joe at WRECKER DRIVER WANTED- on call bet. 5pm-6am incl. all day Sat. & Sun. Oak Tree Section, Edison. Call , bet. 8am- 4:30pm Employment Wanted NOTICE: All EMPLOY- MENT WANTED advertisements are PAYABLE IN ADVANCE by cash, check, VISA or Master Card. For a quote on cost, please call CHAUFFEUR/ GAR- DENER- Good references. Call eves Ads In Classified don't cost - They pay! 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44 44 Franklin Focus November 6,1992 Seniors Residents get awards Seniors continue to reap awards and recognition for their volunteer work in the community. Special Achievement Awards, sponsored by the Marconi Foundation, were presented Oct 9 to Franklin Park Seniors Lillian Bodnarik, Ann Calvo, Helen Frenick, lima Grykien, director Lynn Lazzara, and Miles Smith. * * * Volunteers of the Somerset County Office on Aging were honored with a luncheon at McAteer's Oct. 18. Entertainment was provided by the Franklin Hi-Steppers, the Singing Swinging Seniors and the exotic dancers, all volunteers. * * * The cast of the skit. Seniors For Tell and Take Medication the Do's and Don'ts, included Phyllis Anderson, Jonathan Brown, Betty ButtJer, Elsie Hannon, Peg and Nick Marx, Betty Memman, Betty Trofchuk, Rita Truskiewicz and Wanda Vitolo. Pharmacist was Bernadette Longo; advisers were Joan GUeason and Susan Zega. * * * The Kingston's School Senior volunteers, consisting of Lee Boton, kma Grykien, Dorothy Wren and Uffie Lundberg, resumed their weekly interaction and activities with students. * * * Trips and activities calendar included trips to Mohonk Resort, N.Y.; N.J. Aquarium, Camden; Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, Pa., Perona Farms; Crossroads Theatre; Franklin Mills. * * * Guests and members enjoyed the spaghetti supper at the center, chared by Betty Butter Oct. 22. * * * Scheduled hikes of the walking club were to Veteran's Park, Hamilton Township; Hackensack Meadowtends Environmental Center and local parks. * * * Food items are being collected at the center for distribution to the township needy. ANSWERS TO CROSSWORD PUZZLE IN COMMUNITY LIFE SECTION SAT 10-6 SUN 11-5 EEDA SOMERVILLE r\ HANDSON DEMOS! ALL DAY CONTINUOUS DEMONSTRATIONS BY MANUFACTURERS'REPS!\ 1 GET ALL THE WCTS BEFORE YOU BUY! LEARN THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FULL-SIZE VHS, COMPACT VHS AND 8MM! [, HOME MOVIES MADE EASY! 50 CAMCORDER II) ID SEE AN ALL THE TOP BRAND NAMES: GE-HITACHI-FISHER-RCA-SONY CANON -PANASONIC- SYLVANIA- SHARP QUASAR MAGNAVOX-JVC 2 YEAR GUARANTEE- ON MOST MODELS (VITHANY CAMCORDER PURCHASED AT SHOW' AtWE LARGEST COROE S o SEE INSTANT REPLAYS FINANCING NO INTEREST 10 PAY DISCOUNT VIDEO CENTER 190 W Main St (Rt 28) Somerville I J mm} NewVHS-Cj Palmcorder! Series RCKS K i Professional 8mm- Camcorder Series lij 1st Twin-Lens Camcorder Svstem byge World's Smallest and Lightest Full-Featured Camcorder by! BOOTH PRESENWNS BY ^ 'c, SA11 HWERSFI GE MODEL CG 650 orio. znz UNEEDA VISIT OUR i BOOTHfOR ALL YOUR MKORDE NEEDS!

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47 Weekend Cover photo courtesy DC Comics Superman No. 75 cover (trademark copy wright 1992 DC Comics) DEPARTMENTS Books -.22 Cover story...4 Dance 19 Events Movies 10 Music Nightlife 8 Stage Advertiser index Club Mix.. 24 Curtain Calls 16 Dance 19 Film Capsules...10 Galleries. 20 Happenings 18 Kid Stuff. 22 Museums 5 Singles 7 Soundings 9 Speakers 23 WEEKENDPLUS is a feature of Forbes Newspapers, a Division of Forbes Inc., and appears in the Hills-Bedminster Press, Somerset Messenger-Gazette, Franklin Focus, Bound Brook Chronicle, Middlesex Chronicle, New Brunswick Focus, Metuchen-Edison Review, Piscataway-Dunellen Review, South Plainfield Reporter, Highland Park Herald, Warren-Watchung Journal, (keen Brook-North Plainfield Journal, Westfield Record, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Press and Cranford Chronicle. Letters to the editor, press releases, photographs and announcements of upcoming events should be sent to: William Westhoven, WeekendPlus Editor, P.O. Box 699, Somerville, NJ The fax number is (908) To subscribe to your local Forbes Newspaper, call The Ladies Philoptochos Society Invites You To Jfflerrp jterfcet AN INDOOR HOLIDAY GRAFT SHOW NOVEMBER 5 and 6, am - 9 pm Featuring Handerafted - _, _, wooditem L d Mo rel Gifis " s^^^r 0^ On-Premise Raffle to Benefit Children's Specialized Hospital Mountainside? NJ Westfield Rescue Squad Donation $1.00 V Children under 12 free Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Parish Center Free Parking 250 Gallows Hill Road, Westfield, NJ William Westhoven Malcolm S. WEEKENDPLUS EDITOR Micki Pulsinelli ENTERTAINMENT ADVERTISING DIRECTOR Barry Rumple GRAPHIC ARTIST RobPaina CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER Forbes Jr. EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Charles A. Lyons PRESIDENT and PUBLISHER Kathleen Lanini VICE PRESIDENT, EDITORIAL Jim Hayden VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING Roger Silvey VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS SUPERMAN Triangle Numbere\45/thn»\2/ MAN OF STEELU8 (hni SUPERMAN #75f A«». d a l i K M relakd Indicia, and DC M M '«Hadmrailii of OC ContKS kic t 1992 M Right* RtMfVWl November 4-6,1992 Forbes Newspapers W e e k e n d

48 Weekend Sav it ain't so! j After 55 years, Superman is about to meet his maker. And we don't mean By WILLIAM WESTHOVEN WeekendPlus Editor Look! Up in the's a's a plane... Well, after this month, it probably is a bird or a plane. It sure as heck won't be Superman. No, sad to say, Metropolis will never be the same after Friday the 13th (or possibly the next Friday comic book release dates are a little unpredictable), and neither will one of the great traditions of 20th century folklore in the No. 75 issue of the DC comic book Superman, the Man of Steel will meet his final reward. But then again, unless you've been living on Krypton for the past few weeks, you already know about this shocking development. And ever since the media picked up on the story, comic book vendors have been working overtime to keep up with the demand for information about what is sure to be the largest-selling comic book in history. But what is the reason behind the move? What possible motivation can there be to knock off America's first and most-popular superhero, whose adventures have been chronicled in serials, on television and on the big screen for over 50 years? Well, for one thing, comic books, and the comic book business, have changed drastically over the past few decades. They've become big business, especially from a collector's point of view. As a matter of fact, the famous Christie's Auction Gallery in Manhattan held a comic book auction on Saturday. "I went there last week to see what they had, and you should have seen it," said Mark Marple of Marple Comics in New Brunswick. "They were handling the books with white gloves. Everything was first-class." But in recent years, as the collectors market brought more adults into the loop, several independent comic book companies, producing a new generation of heroes that appealed to adults as well as kids, claimed a significant portion of the industry's market share. The penetration of the independents virtually ended the nearmonopoly of the market once enjoyed by DC and Marvel. But pulling off a stunt like killing Superman is a sure-fire publicity bonanza, and already, local comic book merchants have reported a tremendous surge in Superman titles (Superman appears in five different books Superman, Superman, the Man of. Steel, The Adventures of Su-. Comic books aren't just for kids anymore Comic boots, it would seem, am like com flakes they're not just for kids anymore. "My comic book collection put me through for years of college," said Mark Marple of Marple Comics in New Brunswick. Marple has only been retailing comic books and related items for about five years, but he's been collecting them for decades. Fascinated by comics since he was a youngster, he used to help the local pharmacist fill up his racks in exchange for a few books. And he teamed from his father, who encouraged him to collect stamps or coins, how to preserve the books with plastic bags and firm "I was lucky he taught me about collecting," said Marple. "But stamps and coins were boring. ( Steel cemic books." Marple got a headstart pn his collection, but his methods of preservation are now commonplace among Hie millions of comic collectors around the country, who often plunk down hundreds, or even thousands of dollars, for coveted titles. Marple, though, says tie key is to buy early 4 Weekend! Forbes Newspapers November 4-6, 1992 and often, "IVe personally sold books for as much as $12,000. but for my own collection. I don't think I've ever paid more than $200 for oe book." he said. In an effort to secure as many potential collector's items as possible, many avid collectors buy hundreds ot books a month. Many will buy multiple copies so they have one to read and another to preserve. To catch the eye of the public, many publishers have resorted to gimmicks like reflective covers or added items. Superman No. 75, for example, will come in two versions - the standard book for $1.25, or the deluxe edition which is sealed in a polybag and comes with an armband and Superman's obituary from the Daily Planet. Retailers, meanwhile, try to oblige collectors by gmng them accounts so Jhey can just pick up their weekly or monthly order rather than hunting them down on the newsstands. Marple, for one, has benefited greatly by buidtng up a clientele that orders in advance. He eveji went so far as to develop a sophisticated computer ordering system with his partner In software, fellow collector Bernie Banks. "There's probably a thousand titles out there, if you count all the formats, and I have one guy who orders books a week, so ordering by computer is the only way to keep it straight. Now, I'll get an order of 4,000 books in on a Friday, and they'll be gone by Wednesday." But will the investment pay off? There's no guarantee, says Marple. but the going pnce for many titles, especially new tittes that take off after a few slow issues, can skyrocket almost overnight. "It's safter than the stock market sometimes," Marple claimed. But even if they don't increase in value, there's the excitement of following exerting, well-wntten stones and the appreciation of what is rapidly becoming accepted as real art. "Maus won a Pulitzer Prize and Sandman won the Fantasy literature Award, which was a first for comics," said Marple. "Mote and more, comic books are winning acceptance as a true art form." - William Westhoven I the artist perman, Action Comics and Justice League of America). "I normally sell about 10 issues of a Superman comic," said Steve tleyman, who recently took over Universal Cards and Comics in Scotch Plains. "I'rp ordering 150 issues of the death of Superman issue." "If I had ordered enough, I could have sold 10 times as many of SupermanNo. 75 compared to a regular issue," said Jim Martin of Comics And, another Scotch Plains comic outlet. "I think it's a good thing, because the interest in Superman had eroded a bit." Actually, to follow the story of the death of Superman, it's not as si mple as purchasing the singular Superman comic book. The six-part saga, in which Supejrmap battles a nasty beast known as Doomsday, began on Oct. 14 with Superman, the Man of Steel No. 18, before embarking on a crossover journey to Justice League America ^o. 159 and Superman No. 74, Adventures of Superman No. 497, Action Comics No. 684, Superman, the Man of Steel No. 19 before finally climaxing with Superman No. 75.? Got all that, superfans? "All the crossovers can be pretty maddening," admitted Heyman. But now that you've got all this interest, there's no more Supermaji. Right? There's several precedents for revivals in the comic book industry. Batman':; sidekick, Robin the Boy Wonder has been revived three times, and is about to be resurrected oncfe again with the forthcoming series Robin That's one of the great things about fantasy there are no rules. There is, however, an increasingly sophisticated audience that will demand a proper explaination and story line, or else the backlash could bury Superman forever. He may, somehow, survive Doomsday, but there's no escaping public scrutiny in a free; market. If they don't swallow the story, they won't buy the book, and Superman will suffer a more pejmanent fate he'll be out cf a jpb. What happens fiext is anybody's guess, but it'5 hafd to imagine they won't bi ing him back. After all, since Ma; vel comics popularized the concept pf continuing storylines, no good; itory ever ends, "Comic books ] lave become the male soap opera,' Marple ob- served. Want a hint? Tfiose in the know point to one x>ol, Superman Special No. 1, which jwas released about two m< >nth 5 ago. If you can find it, look for tl e clue that could open the door foil the Man of Steel's returr

49 Museums "Skating at Rockefeller Center," a three-dimensional construction by celebrated New Jersey artist Charles Fazzino, is one of 50 works in Fazzino's "Sports, Games and Pastimes" show on display at the Howard Mann Art Center in Lambertviiie through Nov. 29. zens and students $2, children free. Free admission for all on Saturdays. "Sunday Samplers" for all, 1-5 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 6. "The American Landscape" from Cole to Blakelock, through Nov. 22. Paintings by Dotty Attie, through Nov. 29. Paintings by Dario Suro, Robert Estopinan, and Juan Sanchez, through Jan. 10, "Anatomy of a Painting" by John George Brown and William Morris Hunt, through Jan. 17, "Plains Indian art from the museum's collection, through* June 27, MORRIS MUSEUM 6 Normandy Heights Rd. Morristown (201) Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Free admission for members. Non-member admission: adults $4; senior citizens and children $2. Permanent gallery exhibits: dinosaurs, live animals, five senses (for children 3-5), mammals, model trains, history. North American Indians, Woodland Indians, rocks and minerals. Gift-shop sale, Nov. 14. Glass sculpture from 1962 on, through Nov. 22. Morristown Memorial Hospital centennial, through Nov. 22. "Families Matter" photography contest, Nov Still-life paintings by Howard Nathenson, through Dec. 15. MUSEUM OF EARLY TRADES AND CRAFTS 9 Main St., Madison (201) Exhibits portray the role of crafts people in the 18th and 19th centuries. Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Free admission for members. Non-member admission: adults $2, children $1. N.J. CHILDREN'S MUSEUM 599 Industrial Ave., Paramus (201) Fantasy castle, a 50s fire engine, and more exhibits for kids to touch. Open every day from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $6 weekdays, $7 vveekends; children under 1 year old free. Group rates available. "Music Time!" fo -chitdren'8. and under, ll'a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday, Friday. NJ. HISTORICAL SOCIETY 230 Broadway, Newark (201) Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Guided tours by appointment. Admission free for society members, $3 for nonmembers. "Tender in Years," childhood in 19th-century New Jersey, ongoing, NJ. STATE MUSEUM 205 West State St., Trenton (609) Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Sunday from noon-5 p.m. Closed Nov. 11, 26. Free admission. Demonstration of contemporary weaving, 1 and 3 p.m. Nov. 22. New Jersey Arts Annual of crafts, through Jan. 3, "Weaving Around the World," through Jan. 31, Posters by Ben Shahn, through Feb. 7, "Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration," through March 7,1993. NEWARK MUSEUM 49 Washington St., Newark (201) Wednesday through Sunday from noon-5 p.m. Free admission. Largest museum complex in the state. Permanent exhibits include "Africa-The Americas-The Pacific," "Design in Native American life," "American Painting and Sculpture," Numismatic Gallery, Asian Galleries, Balfantine House and the Mini-Zoo. Chinese "Court Costumes of the Celestial Kingdom," through Jan. 3,1993. "Stepping Into Ancient Egypt," through Dec OLD BARRACKS MUSEUM Barrack St., Trenton (609) Revolutionary War museum. Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Donation $2 for adults, $1 for students and senior citizens, 50 cents for children under 12. OSBORN-CANNONBALL HOUSE Front St., Scotch Plains (908) Historic house from c Open the first Sunday of each month from 2-4 p.m. Free admission. REEVES-REED ARBORETUM 165 Hobart Ave., Summit (908) Gardens open daily from dawn to dusk. DR. WILLIAM ROBINSON PLANTATION HOUSE-MUSEUM 593 Madison Hill Rd., Clark (908) Farmhouse built in 1690 as part of a 750-acre plantation. Open the first Sunday of each month from 1-4 p.m. Free admission. RUTGERS GEOLOGY MUSEUM Rutgers University Hamilton St., New Brunswick (908) Monday from 1-4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m.- noon. Free admission. VILLAGE OF WATERLOO Allamuchy State Park 1-80 Exit 25, Stanhope (201) Restored farmstead from c. 1825, a life-size Lenape village, towpaths of the old Morris Canal, etc. Open daily (except Monday) from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Dec. 31. Adults $6.50 weekdays, $8 weekends; senior citizens $4.50 weekdays, $6 weekends; children 6-15 $4. Veterans Remembrance Day, Nov. 8. WALLACE HOUSE 38 Washington PI., Somerville (908) George Washington's headquarters when he was stationed in Somerville in Open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday from noon-5 p.m. Free admission. JANE VOORHEES 23MMERU ART MUSEUM Rutgers University George and Hamilton streets New Brunswick (908) Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from noon-5 p.m. Color etching from "Pissarro to Picasso," through Nov. 29. Children's-book illustrations by Roger Duvoisin, through Nov. 29. "New Works on Paper," through spring MUSEUMS THE ART MUSEUM Princeton University (609) Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Free admission. Westem European paintings, sculpture and decorative art from 19th and 20th centuries; also pre-columbian art and art of the Americas. Works by Suzy Frelinghuysen and George LK. Morris, Nov. 14-Jan. 24, Related symposium at 1 p.m. Nov. 14. "Art of Holy Russia," Nov. 17- Feb. 7,1993. BLACKSMITH MUSEUM River St., Millstone Borough (908) Blacksmith's shop with tools. and devices from the mid-18th ', century,to the 1960s. Open Sundays from 1:30-4 p.m. through Dec. 13, weather permitting. EAST JERSEY OLDE TOWNE Johnson Park River Rd., Piscataway (908) Village composed of relocated 18th century structures set near the headquarters of the county park police. No tours offered at present. Gift shop closed until further notice. EDISON NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE Main St.. West Orange (201) Workshop with inventions of Thomas Alva Edison. Open every day from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $2, children and senior citizens free. Tours featuring Edison's work during World War I, Nov HUNGARIAN HERITAGE CENTER 300 Somerset St. New Brunswick (908) Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 'Budapest 1900: In Photographs." through Jan. 31, MAIN STREET ANTIQUE CENTER 148 Main St.. Flemington (908) Antiques and collectibles from two centuries. Daily (except Tuesday) from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. METLAR HOUSE 1281 River Rd., Piscataway (90SM Piscataway Township historic museum and gift shop. Open Thursday through Saturday from noon-5 p.m. Archeolog/ from Raritan Landing, through Nov. 28. MIDDLESEX COUNTY MUSEUM Cornelius Low House 1225 River Rd., Piscataway (908) Daily (except Monday) from 1-4 p.m. Free admission. How a wigwam is built, 10 a.m. Nov. 14. MILLER-CORY HOUSE MUSEUM 614 Mountain Ave., Westfield (908) Sundays from 2-5 p.m. through Dec. 20, Rug hooking, Nov. 8. Williamsburg wreath workshop, 7 p.m. Nov. 10. Registration required. MINIATURE KINGDOM Route 31, Washington (908) Re-creation of castles from Europe of yore. Daily (except Monday! from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $4.50, senior citizens $4, children 5-18 $3.50, children under 5 $1.50. MONTCLAIR ART MUSEUM 3 South Mountain Ave. Montciair (201) Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Free admission for members. Non-member admission: adults $4, senior citi- Comntemporary Inuit artist Kimgmeata Etidlooie's crayon and ink drawing, "I Dreamed of Birds," is part of the "Artie Imagery" exhibition on display at the Montciair Art Museum. November 4-6,1992 Forbes Newspapers

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51 Singles Weekend CATHOUC ALUMNI CLUB OF CENTUM. NEW JERSEY "Volleyball in St. Mary's School gym, Perth Amboy, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. (908) , Miniature golf at Fairway Golf Center, Piscataway, noon Nov. 7. Lunch follows at Pizzeria Uno, South Plainfield. (908) TGIS dinner at 2000 Park Avenue restaurant, South Plainfield, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Must reserve by Nov. 13. (908) nights. North-South dance at Coachman Inn, Cranford, 9 p.m. Nov. 20. Non-members $9. (908) CENTRAL JERSEY TALL FRIENDS CLUB (women 5'10" and up, men 6'2" and up: 21-o der) (908) Marfan Foundation charity - dance at Ramada Inn. Somerset, 9 p.m. Nov. 14. Cost $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Brunch and business meeting at Holiday Inn, Clinton, 11 a.m. Nov. 15. Thanksgiving dance at Ramada Inn, Somerset, 9 p.m. Nov. 28. Members $5, nonmembers $7. FORUM FOR SINGLES (908) (609) Discussion group (not churchaffiliated), social hour, and dancing at First Presbyterian Church, Hightstown, 9 p.m. Fridays. Cost $6. JERSEY JEWISH SINGLES (ages 30-55) Dinner at Plaza Diner. Edison, 6:3.0 p.m. Wednesdays. (908) Brunch at Holiday Inn, Raritan Center. Edison, 11 a.m. Nov. 8. Cost $15. (908) Membership meeting at Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, Edison, 8 p.m. Nov. 9. (908) , Seafood buffet at Holiday Inn, Carteret, 8 p.m. Nov. 21. Cost $18. (908) Game night in Edison, 8 p.m. Nov. 28. Cost $5. Directions: (908) Rap with friends in Edison, 8 p.m. Dec. 6. Cost $3. Directions: (908) Holiday brunch at Jack Cooper's Celebrity Deli, Edison, 11 a.m. Dec. 20. (908) McCARTER THEATRE 91 University PI Princeton (609) ext Theater party w/performance of Between East and West (see Stage), 8 p.m. Nov. 6. Cost $30. MUSTARD SEED CHRISTIAN SINGLES (908) , Tour of Morris Museum, Morristown, 3 p.m. Nov. 7. Dinner follows at Charlie Brown's, Chatham. Adults $4, seniors $2. PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS Mid-Jersey Chapter 236 (908) Open dance at Ramada Inn, Raritan Center, Edison, 8 p.m. Nov. 8. New-member orientation at 7:30 p.m. Members $6, non-members $8. Closed dance (members only) at Quality Inn, North Brunswick, 8 p.m. Nov. 15. New-member orientation at 7:30 p.m. Cost $6. Closed dance (members only) at Ramada Inn, Raritan Center, Edison, 8 p.m. Nov. 22. Newmember orientation at 7:30 p.m. Cost $6. Open teen dance at Ramada Inn, Raritan Center, Edison, 8 p.m. Nov. 25. Teens must be accompanied by an adult. Members $6, non-members $8; teen members $3, teen non-members $5. Open dance at Quality Inn, North Brunswick, 8 p.m. Nov. 29. New-member orientation at 7:30 p.m. Members $6, nonmembers $8. PLUS SILHOUETTE SINGLES (plus-size adults and their admirers) (908) Dance at Ramada Inn, Somerset, 9 p.m. Nov. 21. Members $5, non-members $7. SHORE SINGLES (908) Hike at Ringwood State Forest, 11 a.m. Nov. 7. Meet in commuter lot at Garden State Parkway Exit 120. Members $3, non-members $4. SOCIAL ADVENTURES FOR SINGLES (ages 35-older) (908) Dances at McAteers, Somerset, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5, 12, 19. Admission $5. SOLO SINGLES (ages 40-over) (908) , between 6-9 p.m. Events held at Central Presbyterian Church, 70 Maple St., Summit. Rap or bridge, 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Cost $2. Bridge night, 7:15 p.m. Nov. 5, 19. Cost $3. SOPHISTICATED SOCIALS (professionals 30-50) (908) Dance at Basking Ridge Country Club, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6, 20. Cost $10; jacket and tie required. WIDOWS OR WIDOWERS Somerset-Hunterdon Chapter (908) , Dance and social at Elks lodge, Bridgewater, 8 p.m. Nov. 11; 7 p.m. Nov. 22, Dec. 27. Admission $7. Christmas dinner-dance at Bridgewater Manor, 7 p.m. Dec. 12. I I I 1II1 III I1_LDM( I T I I I I I I I t^ U I I I I I I I 1 I t Famous Shake-A-Paw lifetime guarantee Puppies in the Open to Hug & Cuddle Bring in the Kids AKC PUPPIES FREE Giveaways (while supplies last) LOWEST Dog Food Prices In Area WE ARE BREEDER'S REPRESENTATIVES 14 RT. 22 WEST GREENBROOK COMMONS GREENBROOK (100 yards west of Rock Ave.) Hours: Mon.-Sat Sun r i i II ANY PURCHASE I I I Over $ I Not to be combined with I I any other offer. ' ' Expires Dec. 16, 1992 FN I L I -~- I I " PUPPIES %Jm ANY PUPPY Not to be combined with any other offer. Expires Dec. 16, 1992 FN I l I I I l I 1 I I TA/enlieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved AVENEL WOO CRANFORD *2 0 Pentamenca Communications, Inc EDISON UNDEN METUCHEN NORTH BRUNSWICK THE CUTTING EDGE I; 1992 MeiroGoldwyn-Mayer Pictures, inc All Rights Reserved Design i 1992 MGM/UA Home Video. Inc., a subsidiary of Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. AN Rights Reserved. Available exclusively through Warner Home Vkleo. Q 8 REGIS- TERED SERVICE MARK OF THE NATIONAL CAPTION- ING INSTITUTE. USED WITH PERMISSION. NORTH PUUNF1ELD SPRINGFIELD November.4-6,.. Forbes.jtoMSpapers..-

52 Grove St. groove Warren Vache Trio headlines annual Metuchen Jazz fest By PAULA V. INGRASSIA WeekendPlus Writerr The Warren Vache Trio was selected as the sole act to carry the Metuchen Cultural Arts Commission's annual Jazz Fest on Saturday, Nov. 7, at Metuchen High School. The trio was picked to perform at the always-popular festival "because ofvache's reputation, his standing and all of his world tours and credits," event chairwoman Carolyn Hamming said. The trio consists of Warren Vache on cornet, Janice Friedman on piano and Murray Wall on bass. Vache, born and raised in Rahway, grew up in a musical family and began working as a professional musician at an early age. After college, he was featured in a Broadway production ofdi: Jazz, a musical play based on the early days of jazz in New Orleans. He was a member of the New York Jazz Repertory Company and the Wolverine Orchestra, which performed at Carnegie Hall and was later featured in two television programs. I G H T He was also a member of the Benny Goodman Orchestra for almost a decade, and later became a member of the Concord All Stars, a group sponsored by Concord Records, for recordings and tours across the country and in Europe, Japan and Australia. Abo active on Broadway and in Hollywood, Vache was musical director for the Richard Burton/Elizabeth Taylor revival of Piivate Lives and coached Richard Gere for his role as a trumpet player in The Cotton Club. On screen, he portrayed a jazz musician in the movie The Gig, for which he was also musical director. He was also heard in Woody Allen's film Qrimes and Misdemeanors. Vachje has been featured on many recordings including several with Rosemary Clooney, with whom he frequently appears on stage and television. His most recent recording is Easy Going, a sextet album which is a showcase for his versatility and unique mastery of his chosen instruments the comet and the flugelhorn. His Warm Evenings album, which featured both a jazz trio and classical string quartet, has received widespread acclaim for its imaginative concept and masterful performance. Soundings I F E Warren Vache and his Trio will perform a variety of jazz styles in concert at Metuchen High School on Saturday, Nov. 7. Friedman is a jazz pianist whose playing is marked by deep classical training and full dedication to the jazz idiom. Her musical conception draws freely upon jazz' many forms swing, bebop, blues, progressive, modern balladry and has been shaped in part by collaborations with some of jazz' leading practitioners. She became pianist for the Woody Herman Orchestra when she was 27 years old and has performed in concert with Cab Calloway, Slide Hampton and Richard Stoltzman. Wall hails from Melbourne and moved to New York in He became interested in learning to play the bass when he heard Ray Brown play at a club in Melbourne. He joined the John Hendricks Band in 1981 and toured with them for the next five years before hooking up with the Benny Goodman band in Hill has worked with such notable jazz greats as Joe Williams, Billy Eckstine and Mel Tonne. He can currently be seen in the Buck Clayton American Swing Band and the Jimmy Ryan All Stars and is the regular bassist with the Warren Vache Trio and the Ken Peplowski Quintet, METUCHEN JAZZ FEST Saturday, Nov. 7, at Metuchen High School, Grove Avenue, Metuchen. Tickets $6 ($5 Seniors or students). (908) R.U.ready to rock 'n' rap? Just in time to let off some steam before final exams, Uvingston College in Piscataway is presenting a concert guaranteed to turn anyone's pressure valve. Former Black Flag leacter Henry Rollins has teamed up with rap stars the Beastfe Boys for a nation^ tour that wfll make a stop at the Livingston Gym on Sunday Nov. 8. Tickets for the show are $16, general admission, and are available at the Livingston Student Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. show. Moshers up front, while spectators may take refuge in the bleachers. Ekher way, bring your earplugs. Hot sbunds in Stanhope The Stanhope House in Northem New Jersey has long been considered one of the premier blues clubs in the extended Metropolitan area, but November is heating up as a special month. Friday. Nov. 6. the action goes into high gear with a rare appearance bj Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen. Best-known 'for his novery hit "Hot Rod Uncotn," the erstwhile Commander.and his cohorts are a crack ensemble specializing in western swing and old-feshooed rock 'n' rou. You can also expect them to trpt out some Ouly campy truck driver favorites like.'truck -On** 1 Man" mi foe trag-comic'j'mama tfeteti Cte- Other shows on the November calendar include Loup <5arou (Nov. 14), an unusual zydeco group that; once opened for Bryan Ferry at Radio City Music Had, and traditional bluesmaster John Hammond, Jr. (Nov. 21). For more information, call (201) ANDIEMUSIK Sunday, Nov. 8, 3 p.m.. Mortis Museum 6 Normandy Heights Rd. Morristown (201) Chamber concert of "The Painter's Music, The Musician s Art." Admission $16. ARBORETUM CHAMBER PLAYERS Sunday, Nov. 22, 7;30 p.m. NJ. Center for Visual Arts 68 Elm St., Summit (908) Performing works by Haydn, Ravel, Poulenc, and Brahms. Adults $16, senior citizens and students S12. BACH HARPSICHORD CONCERTO FESTIVAL Thursday. Nov. 12, 8 p.m. Richardson Auditorium. Princeton University (609) Harpsichord virtuosos perform works by J.S. Bach, Antonio Soler, Couperin, and Jean- Philippe Rameau. Adults $23- $14, students $2. WENDY BECKERMAN/ JOHNSONNTAG Friday, Nov p.m. Six Mile Run Reformed Church Route 27, Franklin Park (908) Folksingers perform in a coffeehouse setting. Admission $5 w/a donation of non-perishable food. $6 without: children under 12 $2. SUZY BOGGUSS Saturday, Nov. 21, 8 p.m. Union County Arts Center 1601 Irving St., Rahway (908) Voted best new artist of 1992 at this year's Country Music Association awards. Admission $25, $20. LA BOHEME Thursday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m. State Theatre 19 Livingston Ave. New Brunswick (908) Puccini's opera about the people of Paris, performed in English by the San Francisco Western Opera Theatre. Admission $ Related lecture at 7 p.m., admission $6. PHYLLIS BRYN-JULSON Saturday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m. Nicholas Music Center, Rutgers Arts Center George St., New Brunswick (908) Soprano sings world premiere of A Winter's Tale, adapted from the Dylan Thomas poem; also works by Luigi Dallapiccola and Olivier Messiaeh. Admission $20, discounts available. BRANDICE CANES Friday, Nov. 20, 8 p.m. Tapfin Auditorium, Princeton University (609) Pianist performs works by Mozart, Chopin, Debussy, Copland, and Scriabin. Free admission. A CELEBRATION IN SONG Sunday, Nov. 22, 3 p.m. Richardson Auditorium. Princeton University (609) Featuring the, Princeton Nassoons, Tigerlilies, and Tigertones w/tbe Freshman Singers (Class of 1993). Adults $9, students $5. CHAMBER SYMPHONY OF PRINCETON Sunday, Nov. 8, 3 p.m. Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University (609) "Performing works by Britten, Honegger, and Shostakovich w/ Margarita Fyodorova, piano. Admission $22, $19; discounts available. CHARUE BASS & CROSSFIRE Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 p.m. The Times, Evangel Church 12^51 Terrill Rd., Scotch Plains (908) Christian ensemble with an RiljiB influence, performing w/ 5t^»'c Uinnn di litaricv firi. ' m ssion $5. COW EDY NIGHT ATT HE OPERA S^turday, Nov. 21, 8 p.m. FaMeigh Dickinson University - Lanfell Hall, Madison (2D1) C umii; sueucb Hum upeidi uy MDzart, Rossini, Donizetti, and ot lers. Admission $22, dis- (Please turn to page 9) 8 Weekend Forbes Newspapers November 4-6,1992

53 Weekend (Continued from page 8) counts available. COMPOSERS' ENSEMBLE AT PRINCETON Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 p.m. Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University (609) Performing works by Arturo Salinas, Michael Oesterle, Katharine Norman, and Mark Zaki. Free admission. CONCERT ROYAL Friday, Nov. 13, 8 p.m. Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University (609) "Back to Bach" concert featuring J.S. Bach's Magnificat in D major, BWV 243; J.S. Bach's Cantatas 214 and 51; and a piece by Henrich Bach. Admission $20. PAUL DiDARIO Sunday, Nov. 22, 7 p.m. Watchung Arts Center 18 Stilling Rd., Watchung (908) Pianist performs woiks by Liszt. Admission $8. DR. JOHN Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 p.m. State Theater 453 Northampton St. Easton, Pa. (215) "The Night Tripper" from New Orleans, in the Easton Jazz Festival wfthe Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Admission $23, $19. PHIL ORISCOL Thursday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. Lambertville Assembly of God Route 518, Lambertville (609) Christian singer and musician. Admission $3. LAURA GREENWALD Sunday, Nov. 8, 3 p.m. Old Main, Delbarton School Route 24, Morristown (201) Soprano sings Four Impressions by Griffes, The Hermit Songs by Samuel Barber, and Celtic folk songs by Quilter. Adults $7, senior citizens and students $4. IRISH MUSIC SEISIUNS Sunday, Nov. 22, 5 p.m. Nov.6, 12, 19&20 Holiday Glamour-Portrait Special Makes A Great Gift Knights of Columbus hall 495 East Main St., Somerville (908) Traditional Irish music performed on the accordion, tin whistle, bodhran, and mouth organ. Instruction for new musicians at 4 p.m. Free admission. JERRrS GIRLS Friday, Nov. 20, 8 p.m. Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College Route 28, Branchburg (908) Songs from Mame, Hello, Dolly! and other Jerry Herman musicals, featuring Kay ("Rock and Roll Waltz") Starr. Admission $27.50, $25. DONALD JOHNSTON Sunday, Nov. 8, 4 p.m. N.J. Center for Visual Arts 68 Elm St., Summit (908) Jazz pianist performs with his quartet. Admission $ KING'S ROAD SWING BAND Friday, Nov. 6, 8 p.m. Watchung Arts Center 18 Stirling Rd., Watchung (908) "15-piece orchestra performs for dancing. Admission $10. CHARLES KRIGBAUM Sunday, Nov. 8, 4 p.m. St. Mary's Abbey, Delbarton School Route 24. Morristown (201) Yale University organ professor performs works by J.S. Bach, Buxtehude, and Hugo Distler. Adults $7, senior citizens and students $4. ELLEN LANG Sunday, Nov. 22, 4 p.m. Westminster Choir College 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton (609) Soprano sings works by Richard Strauss, Bartok, and Brahms. Adults $10, senior citizens and students $8. CURTIS LASEU. Friday, Nov. 6, 8 p.m. Princeton University' Chapel (609) Performing works by J.S, Bach, Mendelssohn, Schumann, and Brahms on the Famed violinist Masaoki Inoue will lead the Inoue Chamber Ensemble of New York City in concert with the Tokyo String Ensemble at Raritan Valley Community College on Sunday, Nov. 8. The afternoon performance begins at 3 p.m. chapel's organ. Free admission. MORRIS NANTON Monday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m. Forum Theatre 314 Main St., Metuchen (908) Jazz pianist performs with his trio. Admission $15, discounts available. ANDREW NETHSINGA Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. Princeton University Chapel (609) Organist from Wells Cathedral in England performs works by J.S. Bach, Franck, Gounod, and 1 -H-tvA- 1 ;K-L \ E W I I I on S VV I C K NEW BRUNSWICK CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Sunday, Nov. 22, 3 p.m. United Methodist Church George St., New Brunswick (609) All-Mozart concert w/selections from The Marriage of Figaro and other works performed by a wind octet. Adults $10, senior citizens and students $6. War Memorial, Trenton Sunday, Nov. 15, 3 p.m. Symphony Hall, Newark ALLEGRO U.S. premiere of George Walker's Variations for Orchestra; New Jersey premiere of Denouement by Conrad Cummings; Carmina Burana by Carl Orff. Admission $39-$12, discounts available. OPERA AT RUTGERS Sunday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m. Kennedy Library 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway (908) Excerpts from well-known operas by Massenet and lesserknown works. Free admission. JUNKO OTA/ ENA BRONSTEIN BARTON Sunday, Nov. 22, 3 p.m. Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University (609) Violinist and pianist perform works by Brahms, Respighi, Poulenc, and Joseph Suk. Free admission. PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA OF NEW JERSEY Sunday, Nov. 15, 2 p.m. Pingy School Route 525, Martinsville (908) J.S. Bach's Concerto for Two Oboes and Brandenburg Concerto No. 4; Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 and Clarinet Concerto. Adults $10, children $5. BUCKY PIZZARELU Monday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m. Forum Theatre 314 Main St., Metuchen (908) Jazz musician performs with his trio. Admission $15, discounts available. PLAINFIELD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 p.m. Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church 716 Watchung Ave., Plainfield (908) Glinka's Kamarinsteya; Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor; Honegger's Pastnrafp d'ete~ selections from two Wagner operas. Adults $17, $12; senior citizens and students $8. PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Saturday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m. Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University (609) Performing works by Haydn, Sibelius, Grieg, and Stravinsky. Free admission. ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Saturday, Nov. 21, 8 p.m. State Theatre 19 Livingston Ave. New Brunswick (908) Tintage/ by Bax; Barber's Symphony No. 1; Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10 in E minor. Admission $32-$23. Related lecture at 7 p.m., admission $6. SCHMIDT/VERDERY DUO Saturday, Nov. 14, 8 p.m. Morristown Unitarian Fellowship 21 Normandy Heights Rd. Morristown (201) Rie Schmidt, flute, and Benjamin Verdery, guitar, perform works by Verdery and other composers. Admission $12. 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54 Video fever The selection gets hotter as the weather gets colder By JEFFREY COHEN WeekendPlus Film critic O V I E S Some weeks, you just don't want to go to the movies. Or maybe you feel like a movie in the middle of the week, or you're just too plain lazy to leave your chair. This may come as a shock to you, but home video is just the thing. And this season is unquestionably the best all your for cassette renters and buyers, as studios do their best to encourage giving "the gift of movies." That leads to a discussion of star power, since such a quality dominates the movies just or about to be released to the homevid market. Showing up in your video store this week should be movies featuring Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Cruise, Jeff Goldblum and Larry Fishburne. Not to mention Nichole Kidman. And the guy who used to be Line on Mod Squad- Movies, quite often, are made because some big star or another expresses interest in the project. That gives you some idea as to the importance Hollywood places on the attraction of a star name. But does it always work, and even if it does attract large audiences, does that mean it's a good movie? Sister Act, the Whoopi Goldberg vehicle (which started out as a Bette Midler vehicle) that made umpteen trillion dollars at the box office earlier this year, is being released (in industry-speak) to the sellthrough market, meaning they expect you to buy, not rent, this one. It's a pretty large bet. Whoopi, the industry wisdom goes, made Gliost the hit it was (yeah, yeah, it had this neat love story, but without Goldberg, it would have all seemed sappy), and that buys "her a ticket to do pretty much whatever she wants. Sister Act, clearly, is whatever she wants. The (relatively trite) story of a lounge singer (yes, Whoopi does her own singing, and it's not terrible) who witnesses a mob hit and goes undercover in a convent don't ask was the biggest surprise hit of the year, proving that people will go see anything that's even supposed to be funny. Fact is, it's all pretty much like 100 other things you've seen that didn't make all that money. So go figure. But Kathy Najimy is a hoot as one of Whoopi's choir nuns, and so long as you forget the plot, it's enjoyable enough. But to see again and again? I dunno.. On the other hand, Far and Away was supposed to be the movie that brought big, sweeping romance back to the screen, and a sure bet at the Film capsules Capsule reviews by WeekendPlus staff OPENING THIS WEEK BECOMING COLETTE Passionate 19th century period drama based on the life of Franch writer Gabrielle Colette. With Klaus Maria Brandauer (Out of Africa) ana Mathilda May, the sensual British beauty famous on this side of the puddle for her portrayal of a naked vampire in Tobe Hooper's insanely fascinating sci-fi yarn Ufeforce, (R) PASSENGER 57 Wesley Snipes (White Men Can't Jump, Jungle Fever) joins the action-hero fraternity in this film about an airlplane passenger out to stop terrorist looking to mess with his frequent flyer miles. (R) Whoopi Goldberg's summer smash Sister Act is one of several recent blockbuster video releases. Still more will follow as the video industry begins its annual Christmas season push. JENNIFER EIGHT Andy Garcia (Unlawful Entry, The Godfather III ) stars in this psycological thriller about a burned out cop charged with catching a psycho killer before he kills again. Uma Tnurman (Dangerous Liasions) costars as the object of desire for both good guy and bad guy. (R) CURRENT FILMS A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT Robert RedforrJ directs, but does not appear in this family drama aoout a minister (Tom Skerntl.and nis sons (Brad Pitt and Craig Shef- fen clashing in untamec Monatana territory during a period SDanning (PG) BLADE RUNNER.. New 'director's cut' of the 1982 Ridley Scott sci-fi classic about a detective (Harrison Ford) charged with eliminating renegade human replicants' in a dark, visuallyhaunting future. Los Angeles. Higlights include a new ending and the elimination of the distracting narration added to the original over the objections of the director. With Rutger Hauer, Sean Young and a young Daryl Hannah. (R). CANDYMAN Trendy horror fare based on Clive Barker short story The Forbidden. Runs low on plot but special effects are pretty good. Starring Virginia Madsen. (R) CONSENTING ADULTS Strong cast (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Kevin Kline, Kevin Spacey, E.G. Marshall) stars in Alan box office, with the teaming Tom Cruise (Mr. Box Office) and his wife, Kidman. Ron Howard (Splash, Parenthood) was directing, so it was a shoo-in. Everybody would go see this one. Except they didn't. Apparently disillusioned with Cruise when he doesn't drive a fast car, fly a fast plane or mix a fast martini, audiences stayed away from Far and Away in droves. And on examination, it's easy to see why. The story of Irish natives who (after much goes on) come to America and (after much, much more goes on) get involved in the Oklahoma land rush, the movie brings everything you need to a good epic attractive actors in old-time clothing, beautiful scenery, brawling, bawling and lusting except some good old-fashioned passion. That doesn't mean Cruise and Kidman should have ended up between the sheets every 10 minutes; this is not a Danielle Steel miniseries, even if it does occasionally feel like one. It means there's no force driving them, just random chance. Yes, Tom does a good job with the accent and Nicole, Aussie-by-birth that she is, has no trouble. But they have so little to play beyond stock bantering characters, that it all doesn't amount to two and a half hours worth of commitment. Now, Deep Cover has all the passion you'd ever want. It's teeming with passion. The story of the good cop with personal demons (Larry Fishburne of Boyz in the Hood) infiltrating a murderous drug ring revolving around a slick lawyer (Jeff Goldblum) is serviceable. And yes, Clarence Williams III is in it. The plot's nothing special, but it's enough. But Bill Duke's (A Rage in Harlem) direction and the bloodthirsty (Please turn to page 12) J. Pakula's thriller about marital infidelity as an exciting, mysterious couple upset the stable-but-stoic relationship of a typical suburban man and wife. Sort of a dramatic version of the Belushi-Ackroyd stinker Neighbors of some years ago. (R) DR. GIGGLES 'Horror movie starring Emmy-winner Larry Drake (LA Law's Benny Stolwitz) stars as a daibolical escapee from a mental institution. (R) ENCHANTED APRIL i.-joan Plowright dresses up this modest, but charming film about a group of mismatched women who get to know each other when they rent an Italian castle. Fast becoming an art-house favorite. (PG) 1492: CONQUEST OF PARADISE The second of the season's two Christopher Columbus biopics, this is reportedly the better of the two. Directed by Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Thelma and Louise) and starring French film hero Gerard Depardieu (Green Card, 1900). With Sigoumey Weaver, Armand Assante and Frank Langeila. (PG-13) FROZEN ASSETS LA Lawyer Corbin Bernsen joins Shelley Long in this silly, tasteless George Miller comedy about a sperm bank and a virility contest. (PG-13)..'.' - GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Ed Harris and Alan Arkin head an all-star cast in this film version of'david Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning (Please turn to page 12) Video rewind Hey, Abbott! If you know who Stinky the Kid, Mr. Fields or Bacciagalupe are, good news is coming your way. The hilarious threesome are the overgrown brat, landlord and vegetable vendor from the classic Abbott and Costetto television series, which has just been released on video. Even better, each volume of the video series, which retail for $19.95, contains four complete episodes restored to their original length and transferred from the original 35 mm. prints. All 52 episode's of the series, which debtrted 40 years ago this month, haye been included. A 'Beauty' of a deaf Not one, but three versions of the Beauty and the Beast have been released for the buyer's maftet. The fatest Disney animated Jiit, already a classic after earning over $140 million at the box office and earning the first Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, is being packaged in a standard version for $24.99; with a special "Children's Video and Activity Kit" for $ There's also a "Deluxe Collector's Edition" available for $ The Kids package contains a 96-page animation "flip book," an illustrated story book and figunnes of Belle and the Beast. The Collector's package contains the film's soundtrack, which won two Oscar?, a book on the making of the movie, a limited edition commemorative lithograph and a second videotape which 1 includes the onginal. fulhength ' work-in-progress o' Beauty artrf the Beast, winch was shown at the 1991 New York Film 'festival, and a tlocu-.rnentary oil the making of the film. William Westhoven Top %0 videos 1. Beauty ml the Beast 2. Basic Ir stfncr. 3. Batman Returns. 4. The Sa/fe. 5. My Cousin Virmy. 6. The Cutting Edge. 7. Deep Otover. 8. 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55 ">.*' '- dihh IIS Weekend! Review revue Critics lukewarm up to red-hot 'Lovers' Whether Marguerite Duras' novel The Lover is autobiographical or not is a matter of speculation. Whether or not French director Jean Jacques Annaud's film version of The Lover will be a hit is also a matter of speculation. Critics are somewhat divided on the story of a young French girl and her secret affair with an older Chinese man in French Indochina (Vietnam) in the 1920s: cal exercise without much personal communication. "Is The Lover any good as a serious film? Not really. Jean Jacques Annaud and his collaborators have got all of the physical details just right, but there is a failure of the imagination here; we do not sense the presence of real people behind the attractive facades of the two main characters." Chicago Sun-Times USA Today Roger Ebert Mike Clark "The elements in the story are the basic "With its soft-core sex and exotic recreations of French-Colonial Vietnam, The stuff of common erotic fantasies'-sex between strangers separated by age, race and Lover plays at times like a costlier, brainier social convention, and conducted as a physi- i EmmanuaUe movie...told in 1929 flashback, the film is narrated in first-person by a nicotine-voiced Jeanne Moreau. Unseen, she's the elder version of a character billed simply as "the young girl." And as played by Jane March, she has a toothy pout and posture so enticing that she stands out {even in long-shot) on a jam-packed ferry across the Mekong...Clothed, however, the leads are less interesting..." Movieline Stephen Farber "Director Jean Jacques Annaud does a splendid job of evoking the sounds and texture of a world we haven't seen on-screen. If the love affair of an 18-year-old French girl and a wealthy Chinese man doesn't contain enough conflict, the performances of Jane March and Tony Leung, and the eloquent narration spoken by Jeanne Moreau help to compensate. The Daily News Kathleen Carroll "Jane March exudes a precocious sexuality as the calculating heroine. A former model, she conveys the character's Lolitalike arrogance but has trouble delivering her few lines. Tony Leung is a revelation-while the movie never quite captures the magical intensity of Duras' deceptively simple prose, it remains a tantalizing Far East Romeo and Juliet." 1/C/OC Where Do Vou 'Find Over 100 Varieties^ of Bottled Waters? VC/C-* OP N TO TH PUBLIC 5 GALLON JUGS Diamond Bottled Water $050 3 each plus deposit BEST HEALTH Alt Natural Gourmet Sodas & NaturalTea $ per case Soda -12 oz. Tea -16 oz. scstst. O0QOO0O0 ThisIsANewHouse SENSATIONAL GIFT BASKETS Select a Ready-made orgreate Your Own $ Or a college education. Or a comfortable retirement. It's the secure feeling you get knowing that you're providing for your family and your future. It's a U.S. Savings Bond, and it pays competitive interest rates with a guaranteed minimum rateof return when held five years or more. For more information, pick up a free Buyer's Guide at your local bank and ask about the Payroll Savings Plan where you work. US. Saving Bonds No other discounts or coupons opplu PlckUpOnlv 816RT.1 N V DISON 3/4 Ml. North of PkMikUt flv». 908) A public senke No/ember 4-6,1992 Forbes Newspapers 11

56 Video review (Continued from page 10) screenplay insist on milking every opportunity to show us how gritty it all is, and after about a half-hour, it's just depressing. Weekend" Yeah, yeah, another movie about how thin the line between crime and justice really is. Next time, don't make us watch the guy get beaten to death with a pool cue, OK? If you're in the mood for Wayne's World and the tape's already rented when you get to_the store, you'll probably go for Encino Man, a remarkably dumb comedy featuring Pauly Shore of MTV. Also hitting the stores this week, Patrick Swayze as a doctor who gets disillusioned and goes to India for no particular reason in City of Joy. And no, we did not forget that Batman Returns is being sold in virtually every store in the country. But there isn't anybody out there who hasn't heard yet that this installment is either (A[ J) a more violent, unpleasant and even darker, or (B) funnier, more action-packed and generally better than the original. Either way, it's definitely not for little kids. if- Autumn Arts & Crafts Show Somerset County 4-H Fair 310 Milltown Rcl. Bridgewater Saturday JVov. 7th 10 AM - 4 PJI Admission $1.00 Over 50 Crafters ^ e w 6Antique Oriental RugS 5%UCTION s vr., NOVEMBER 14 & SUN., NOVEMBER 15 AT 2 PM PREVIEWS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13,2-7 PM AND ON BOTH AUCTION DAYS, NOON-2 PM For two days only, Rug & Kilim of Morristown (Harding Township) is holding the event of the year. We have specially selected over 500 exquisite rugs to be sold at auction. Both new and antique rugs from a variety of estates and beautiful sample pieces will be available. This includes one-of-a-kind masterpieces from Persia, Pakistan, India, Turkey, Tibet, Russia and Kilims in every size imaginable. All of these fine rugs will be auctioned at a small fraction of their original prices. Be sure to bring your room measurements. Because with the best collection of rugs anywhere, we're sure to have the rugs you'll love at prices you'll love Mt. Kemble Ave. (Rt 202) Harding Township, NJ (201) The Only Animated Film Nominated For 6 Academy Awards Including Best Picture! "Tk best movie I haw seen this year, period. The best for adults. The best for kids? -Michael Medvei SNEAK PREVIEWS Beauty and the Beast : REE Lifetime embership With 1 REE Rental Hours: un.-thurs Fri-Sat BEpMINSTER Village at Bedminster (908) BRANCHBURG Towne Plaza Route 202 South (908) EKST BRUNSWICK Civie Center Rijes Lane & Cranbury Rd. (908) EDISON Inman Grove Center (908) I : RANKLIN PARK : ranklin Towne Center (908) SOMERSET Cedar; Grove Shop Ctr. (9<fe) PISICATAWAY Pscataway Town Center (908) WOlODBRIDGE t. 9 North in front of Buddet Motor Lodge (908) Locaiions throughout, NJ We make II EASY to find a movie Hen Produced In Association With SIlttR SCREEN PARTNERS IV Soundtrack Available on Cassette and Compact Disc from <few 5w RECORDS. The WaltDisney Company,. Forbes Newspapers November 4-6,1992

57 Film capsules Weekend (Continued from page 10) play about real estate movers and shakers. HERO Dustin Hoffman plays a smalltime criminal turned reluctant hero in this dirtor Steven Frears. With Geena Davis and Andy Garcia. (PG- 13).. HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Silly but enjoyable comedy starring Nicholas Cage and Sarah Jessica Parker as a young couple why attempt marriage in Las Vegas, where Cage loses a bundle to card shark James Caan. Caan demands a weekend with Parker, a dead ringer for his beloved ex-wife, in payment and spirits Parker off to Hawaii, with Cage and a convention of Elvis impersonators in hot pursuit. (PG-13) HUSBANDS AND WIVES "Art imitates life as writerdirector-cradle rocker Woody Allen and Mia Farrow star as a married couple who take a long look at their own union after their best friends make the big split. Usual strong Allen supporting cast includes liam Neeson {Oarkman), Judy Davis, director Sidney Pollack and Cape Fear coquette Juliette Lewis. (R) INNOCENT BLOOD Tongue-in-cheek, teeth-inneck vampire thrills from the John Landis, the director of American Werewolf in London. (R) LAST OF THE MOHICANS Oscaif winner Daniel Day Lewis {My Lejft Foot) star in the latest remake of James Fenimore Coopej-'s frontier tale of 18th century native American Hawkeye caught up in the French- Englistj wars. No expense was sparecj in making this fviolent, but visually-stunning adventure. (R) MR. BASEBALL Tom Selleck stars as a fading slugger traded unceremoniously to a Japanese baseball team in this comedy directed by Fred Schepisi (Roxanne). (PG-13) MR. SATURDAY NIGHT Billy Crystal stars and directs this comedy about the rise and fall of fictional Borscht Belt comedian Buddy Young, Jr. With David Paymer, Helen Hunt and Julie Warner. (R) NIGHT AND THE CITY Robert DeNiro stars as a small-time lawyer who wants to be a boxing promoter. Strong support from Jessica Lange, Alan King and Jack Warden. (R) OF MICE AND MEN Yet another version of the Steinbeck classic, this time starring John Malkovich and Gary Sinise, who also directs. (PG-13) THE PUBUC EYE Oscar winner Joe Peschi plays tabloid photographer Leon "Bernzy" Bernstein in this lively drama. With Barbara Hershey. (R) PURE COUNTRY Country music star George Strait stars as a struggling guess what? - country singer who hits the big time. Costarring Lesley-Anne Warren (Ufe Stinks). (PG) RESERVOIR DOGS Intense, violent drama about an elaborate jewelry robbery that goes bad. Harvey Keitel (Please turn to page 14) 14 ffi SALE Classic clothing for special moments...christenings, Communions, and Weddings... beautiful coordinating accessories...from head to toe, create the illusion of fantasy... (908) A unique selection of fantasy collectibles...for decorating... for entertaining...for imaginative gift giving for all ages. Qualify... good taste...gracious personal attention...a tradition ofjaneen's. First 50 People in Line Receive a FREE Grab Bag of Comics *50% OFF All Back Issues» TM DC Comics Inc. C199I COMICS INC. 10:00 AM -6:00 PM SATURDAY November 7 November Nassau St. 298A George St. Princeton, NJ New Brunswick, NJ (609) (908) Dancers From Berezniki, Russia The New Jersey Dance Theatre Guild BONGARD SHREDDED NATURAL CHEDDAR CHEESE SORRENTO SHREDDED WHOLE MILK MOZZUEIU CHEESE $1.89 $1.89 PACKED 5 LB. BAGS LB. PACKED 5 LB. BAG GARDEN STATE ITALIAN SAUSAGE ROPE STYLE LINK $1.19, PACKED 10 IB. BOX PACKED 5 UL BOX HATFIELD RAW BREAKFAST SAUSAGES 1 OZ. OR 2 02 UNK. 2 OZ. OR 3 OZ. PATTIES $1.39. $1.59. PACKED 5 LB. BOX PACKED 10 LB. BOX STOUFFER'S FROZEN SOUPS Chlcksn Noodle Minestrone Cream of Broccoli New England Harvest Vegetable Clam Chowder Split Pea $6.95 EACH CONTAINER MAKES 1 GAUON US * TOMATOES $14.95 PER. 25 IB CASE GEL SPICE COMPANY SUPERIOR QUALITY SPICES BUY ONE GET ONE (1 It. plastic container ifea) of nine or tow vihie SEVEN SEAS DRESSING 48 OZ. PLASTIC JUGS Creamy French Ranch Creamy Italian Deluxe 1000 Island eluhan Reduced Celone BLUE CHEESE $4.69 KNORRS ULTIMATE SOUP AND FOOD BASES CHICKEN 4.49 HAM 5.49 BEEF 4.49 CLAM 5.9S TURKEY 4.98 LOBSTER 9.98 MUSHROOM 4.98 SHRIMP PUCKEP 1 IE CONTAINER FINEST OF COLUMBIA 100% COLOUMBIAN COFFEE REGULAR I DECAF $14.95 $22.95 PER CASE PACKED I PER CASE PACKED 42B OZ. PACKS ' *V2 «PACKS SWEETHEART 12 OZ COMBINATION PACK FLEXSTYLE SOUP CUP & LID $28.95 PACKED 250 CUPS & UDS RUSSIAN - AMERICAN FESTIVAL OF DANCE November 18,1992 8PM Hours V A Warehouse Of Savings" Lomm Mon-Wed B-6, Thuis 8, CALL FOR EASY DIRECTIONS m Umh Bi H a S M ^ M NEW WE ACCEPT FOOD STAMPS VISA & MASTER CARD T-H-E-A-T-R-E BRUNSWICK 15Li>ingston Avenue Call The State Theatre Box Office (908)

58 Film capsules Weekend (Continued from page 13) (Thelma and Louise) overacts to great effect in the starring role. (R) SARAFINA Uplifting musical numbers are juxtaposed with disturbing scenes of violence, many involving innocent children, in a stirring film version of the Broadway musical hit. Whoopi Goldberg stars as an oppressed history teacher in South Africa who inspires the title character, a young teeanage girl, to become active in the struggle for freedom and a decent education. Many scenes were shot on the actual Soweto locations where black children were shot and tortured hyj white soldiers. The combination of celebratory dancing and slaughter may confuse some viewers, but the events shown are closer to real life than many would imagine. (PG-13) SINGLES Young habitants of a apartment building live and love in a movie that is more interesting for its showcasing of the hiphot Seattle music scene than for its quirky comic vignettes. Directed by Cameron Crowe, whose credits include the equally-hip, but more-insightful Fast 7Imes at Ridgemont High and Say Anything. With Bridget Fonda (see below), Matt Dillon (The Flamingo Kid), Kyra Sedgwick (Bom on the Fourth of July) and Campbell Scott (Julia Roberts' cancer-stricken beau from last year's Dying Young). (PG-13) SCHOOL TIES Working-class football hero is recruited by an exclusive prep school in the 1950s and becomes the Big Man On Campus. His school and schoolmates turn on him, however, when his Jewish heritage is revealed. (PG-13) UNDER SIEGE Martial hunkist Steven Seagal (Hard to Kill) is back on the attack, upsetting the plans of a nutso Special Forces commander (Tommy Lee Jones) and a corrupt Navy commander (Gary Busey), who are out to steal nuclear weapons. (R) ZEBRAHEAD Winner of the 1992 Sundance Rim Festival Filmmakers award, first-time director Anthony Drazen, with help from executive, producer Oliver Stone, has fashioned a timely, intense drama about two teenage friends, one white and one black, growing up in an ethnically mixed neighborhood of a large American city. Trouble, and eventually, tragedy ensues as events echoing modem racial and urban troubles begin to develop. Voung actors are supported by screen veterans Ray Sharkey (7"he /do/maker, and TV's Wiseguy) and Helen Shaver (True Believers, The Color of Money). (R) REVIVALS SHERLOCK, JR. (1927) Buster Keaton directed and starred i this silent comedy classic about a film projectionist who yearns to be a detective. He fulfills, his desires, at least in part, when he falls asleep on the job and dreams of being Scotland Yard's super sleuth. Considered by many to be Keaton's best work. Friday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m. at Milledoler Hall, Rm. 100, on the Rutgers College Avenue campus. 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'Jbu arc invited to a Country Christmas '92 Craft andqift boutique Luncheon & Saturday 11 amspm Friday, November Saturday, Xocember U 10-6 Shrine of St. Joseph Auditorium 1050 Long Hill Road Stirling, Xew Jersey Admission Si Dinner Friday 5:30-7:30 pm a hand-crafted quilt will be raffled EXTERIOR^ CAR WASH Gilt Certificate^ COUPONS AVAILABLE 5 EXTERIOR WASH STATE OF THE ART EQUIPMENT SELF SERVICE VACUUM SYSTEM AVAILABLE LOCATED: Hwy. 27 Edison (At Highland Park/Edison border} Next to Hess itatlon O 41 A A4 AC Daily 8 to 6pm-Sun, 8 to 6pm O I i f" U 1 I K) Natasha's Stars ARIES (March 21 -April 19) Once more you see the wisdom of focusing on your goals, and you know that success can be yours. The question is, do you have to have instant gratification or can you wait till the weekend? Let your personality flow all weekend long. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You go from low to high this week. Because you radiate such high energy, you feel wonderful and are able to move in many new directions. Try finding something you really care about and embrace it. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Follow through on a fantasy. You can have it all, if you're willing to break through your own limitations and just let things happen. You crash through the work week you have so much to do, and you do it quickly. Greet the weekend with open arms. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Knock out financial and emotional agreements as soon as you can. Be in contact with people who don't reflect your own views. It will help you to "stretch" and understand more. Plan on being around home this weekend. LEO (July 23-August 22) Get to the bottom of a problem quickly this week. It could cost you some money or a couple of heartaches, but, if handled well, you and another could both be winners. Plan on a mini-vacation this weekend the more exotic, the better. VIRGO (August 23-September 22) Though you start the work week well, you may discover you are rather scattered by week's end. The good news is, how you get scattered and with whom may truly be a delight. Count on plenty of intimate talks, romantic dinners and warm moments this weekend. LIBRA (September 23-October 22) Creative forces are high, and you make headway quickly. Touch base with a loved one who means much to you for long lengthy talks. You need to meet this person halfway if you know what is good for you. By the weekend, another's wish is your command. SCORPIO (October 23-November 21) What to c o with a family or domestic matter nu y distract you from work this week. Hweyer, once resolved or accepted, yoi i move into a highly creative period «here you are full of ideas. and ready to experience every vestige oflife to the fullest. SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 21) You enjoy the swift pace and tie happy moments as another mak» it quite clear how they feel about yo j. You have many choices ahead, and you are just getting a glimmer of your options. Don't get bogged down by the thought of change. CAPRIC0RN (December 22- January 19) Though you may be inclined to hold on tightly to funds, you come up with more ideas, errands and ways of spending the almighty buck this week. In some way you need to trim the red tape in your life without adding extra expenses. Spend a mellow weekend at home with loved one. AQUARIUS (January 20-February 18) The plan ;ts add extra get up and go this week into your plate. You may also notice when you aren't busily answering a :a!l or accepting an invitation that you are getting what it is you want. You learn the power of a positive presentation Exercise this talent all weekend lor g. PISCES (February 19-March 20) Your vitality may be down this week, but at the last minute, charisma, vitality and charm exude out of you, making this not only a banner work week but al:io a manner weekend. Do be careful about that Piscean trait of going overb>ard. C19E 2 by 1 line Features Synd. 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60 : T A G E Democratic dramatics Voters control fate of Villagers' 'Edwin Drood' ByWILLJAMWESTHOVEN WeekendPlus Editor fere's no better way to cel- I ebrate democracy than to vote. And this week, there are two opportunities to exercise your right as an American. Hopefully, you've already voted once. Shame on you if you haven't. But either way, you'll get a second chance on Friday, Nov. 6, when the Villagers Theatre in Somerset presents the popular Broadway musical the Mystery of Edwin Drood. Along with the off-broadway hit Tony and Tina's Wedding, which mixes audience with actors in a production beginning in a church and ending in a reception hall, Drood has helped to popularize the notion of audience participation in theater. In the case of Drood, which is based on an unfinished novel by Charles Dickens, the audience doesn't participate in a physical sense, but their involvement is even more crucial. Taking advantage of Dicken's unfinished business, author Rupert Holmes came up with the bright idea of letting the audience choose how the play ends. Following a climactic scene, the audience takes a vote on how the play should end, and the play resumes to complete the desires of the majority rule. The show originated in 1985 as part of the New York Shakespeare Festival's plays in the park series, and was so well-received it was moved to Broadway's Imperial Theatre, where it went on to win a Tony for Best Musical. Although Dicken's novel was originally a dark mystery, Holmes, a successful composer and pop musician (remember "Escape (The Pina Colada Song)"), turned it into a lively musical with touches of vaudeville. It's also a "play-within-a-play" as the plot is presented acted out by a "Victorian English Music Hall Troupe," and overseen by "the Chairman," who introduces the characters and narrates the story. And what a bunch of characters they are! When Edwin Drood, played by Tracey Fama, disappears, foul play is suspected. The fun is deciding who is responsible, and the audience is presented with a host of potential perpetrators Drood's uncle John Jasper (Patrick Andrae), who Curtain calls NOW PLAYING BRUNDAGE PARK PLAYHOUSE Carrell Rd., Randolph (201) *17ie Diary of Anne Frank, drama adapted from the diary she kept while hiding from the Nazis. Through Nov. 14. Admission $10, discounts available. BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE 70 South Main St. New Hope, Pa. (215) Phantom of tfte Opera not the Andrew Lloyd Webber version, but another one produced in England. Through Nov. 29. Admission $20- $ '. ; CIRCLE PLAYERS 416 Victoria Ave. ~ (908) fiunxxs, comedy by Neil Simon. Nov Admission $10, discounts available. CROSSROADS THEATRE COMPANY The cast of the Villagers Theatre's production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood is ready to stage, any ending to the Rupert Holmes musical that the audience desires. 7 Livingston Ave. New Brunswick (908) Stow Dance on the Killing Ground, William Hanley's drama about three people who spend a memorable night in a Brooklyn candy store. Through Nov. 15. Admission $30-$22. FORUM THEATRE 314 Main St, Metuchen (908) Nonsense, musical comedy about some nuns you might remember from school. Through Nov. 15. Admission $26-$18, discounts avail- ; able. GEORGE STREET PLAYHOUSE 9 Livingston Ave. New Brunswick (908) ; Idioglossia, Mark Handlers drama about a woman isolated since her birth. Through Nov. 15. Admission $30-$16, discounts available. UVINGSTON THEATER Rutgers University Kilmer Campus also has an eye for Drood's fetching fiance Miss Rosa Bud (Janice Mazza); Helena and Neville Landless (Catherine Rowe and Tony Correia), a strange pair of twins from the exotic land of Ceylon; and Princess Puffer (Kathy Monaghan), who runs an opium den. Also on the suspect list are Durdles (Jeff Dworkin), Bazzard (Russ MacKinnon) and the Rev. Crisparkle (Michael Spaventa). The cast is completed by Laura Andruski, Amy Avallone, Marc Magen, Lori Mihlon, Steve Murin, Nancy Quinlan, Jay Rollins, Michael Salzand, Steve Sizer and Nancy Wing. Barbara Stuart, who directed the Villagers' production of Gypsy, is at the helm once again, while Mark McGee handles the music direction and Iianne McCartney takes care of the vocal direction. Stuart and Mazza, meanwhile, have teamed up to direct the choreography. The design team includes Camille Cusimano on costumes, Gordon Danieli on the set and Joe Ondre on the light board. Weekend performances continue through December 13, and the theater is fully acceptable to the disabled, so there are plenty of chances to check it out And if you go, don't forget to vote. The Mystery of Edwin Drood Nov. 6-Dec. 13 at the Villagers Theatre, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset Tickets $15. (908) Avenue D, Piscataway. (908) MFA thesis production chosen from plays akin to Bent, Looking Glass, or The Elephant Man. Through Nov. 8. Admission $10, discounts available. McCARTER THEATRE 91 University PI., Princeton (609) Between East and West, Richard Nelson's drama about a Czech director in exile in America. Through Nov. 15. Admission $38-$12. THE NEW THEATRE Knights of Columbus hall Maple St., Bernardsvilte (908) Musical Chairs, comedy taking place on opening night in an off- Broadway venue. Nov Adults $10, senior citizens and students $7. PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE Brookside Dr., Millburn (201) Svneney Todd, musical by Stephen Sondheim. Through Dec. 13. Admission $41-$31, discounts available. PERONA FARMS Route 517, Andover Myron's Mtevah, a bar mitzvah in musical form with audience participation. Club Room, through Nov. 20. Group rates available; call for prices. / Remember Mama, the Rodgers and Hammerstein play about a Norwegian family in tum-of-the-century San Francisco. Main theater, through Dec. 18. Group rates available; call for prices. PHILATHALJANS The Carriage House Watson Rd., Fanwood (908) Noises Off, farce imported from the U.K. Nov Admission $5. PLAYWRIGHTS THEATRE OF NEW JERSEY 33 Green Village Rd., Madison (201) Da Da, Haris Orkin's look at a man's relationships with his elders. Nov Admission $14, discounts available. SOMERSET VALLEY PLAYERS Amwell Rd., Hillsborough (908) , Chicago, musical set in that toddlin' town. Nov. 6-Dec. 6. Admission $15 Friday and Saturday, $20 for two tickets Sunday. VILLAGERS THEATRE 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset (908) The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Rupert Holmes' rendering of Charles Dickens' unfinished play. Nov. 6- Dec. 13. Admission $15. WESTF1ELD COMMUNITY PLAYERS 1000 North Ave. West Westfield (908) RomeO and Juliet, Shakespeare's legendary tragedy of two starcrossed lovers. Through Nov. 7. Admission $10. (Please turn to page 17) Stage right Simon humor carries 'Rumors' The Circle Players will premiere the second production of their season, the Neil Simon comedy Rumors, on Fnday, Nov. 6, at the Circle Playhouse in Piscataway. Home-town actress Diane Kahan leads a cast that includes Peggy McGrath and Ronald Platt of North Brunswick, Jamie More of South Plainfield, Marcy Paterniti of Somerville, Dennis O'Herlihy of Edison and Lori Polansky of Bound Brook. The production continues with Friday and Saturday evening performances through Nov. 28, with a Sunday matinee presented on Nay. 15 at 2 p.m. To continue the celebration of their 40th anniversary season, postperformance champagne receptions will be h$ld this Friday and Saturday. The! second weekend will feature open forum discussions with the jcast and crew following the shows. Tickets are $10 or two-for- $15 for Friday and Saturday shows, which begin at 8:30 p.m., or $8 tor the Nov. 15 matinee. Seniors and students receive a $1 discount For more information, cab (908) * Triad presents one-act festival The Triad Arts Ensemble will present a series of one-act plays by New Jersey playwights Thursday, Nov. 12, and Fnday, Nov. 13, at the Purnell School's Carney Center for the Performing Arts in Pottersville. The four works, grouped under the theme of comtemporary relationships, are Talk/Show and Lions and Tigers and Bears. both written by Michael Scassera of North Plainfield, The Amazing Zelda by Robert Kaiison of Harrison and Monologue for Two Pfayers by John Servilio, a native of Hackettstown. Trie cast is' also an ad-new Jersey affair, and me players in- Rage, Joseph Sefante of Bridgewater, l»i Moffet ef New feunsm** and) Petti Satetorieflo! Tickets for #«performances, which be0n each night at 8 p.m., are only! $8. For more information, call!(908) WfeefcendPfys Forbes Newspapers November; 4-6,1992

61 Theater review Weekend Home alone A sheltered soul redefines reality in Idioglossia' By WILLIAM WESTHOVEN WeekendPlus Editor Idioglossia, which premiered Friday at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick. (and continues through Nov. 15), is like a prime rib sandwich what's inside is so tasty, who needs the bread? The meat, in this case, is the fascinating story of Nell, an adult woman isolated in a tiny room of a rural cabin, where her mother has kept her since birth. But when her mother dies, Nell is discovered and her situation is reported to a team of scientists, who are eager to study her and the curious language she has seemingly invented for herself. "Everything that has ever affected her is in that room," says T.C., the clinical lady psychologist, while trying to recruit Jake, a disillusioned colleague and former lover, for the research team. "It's a totally controlled situation." Jake, who is living in his own self-imposed isolation (his dingy apartment, large enough for a television, easy chair and cache of beer, is one of three sets on the stage), reluctantly joins the team, but soon becomes enthusiastic, even obsessed with his new patient. While T.C. and fellow scientist Claude observe from a side room in the cabin via closed-circuit cameras and monitors, Jake engages Nell in her room. At first, she doesn't even acknowledge his presence as she performs her ritual movements and phrasings. Eventually, though, they begin to communicate on a primitive level, and the more they learn about her, the more Jake begins to question their motives. Is she really in need of help, or is her language and behavior the natural result of her environment? "She'll become a symbol for whatever you're trying to prove," Jake complains to his colleagues, who fail to develop the same emotional attachment to Nell that eventually forces Jake to forsake the project. Along the way, certain telling facts are revealed, like how T.C. (Allison Janney) tries to comfort and inspire Jake (Steven Keats), her former colleague and lover, in the George Street Playhouse production of Idioglossia. her language is one of idioglossia a psyhcological condition between twins in which they share made-up words although to reveal how they discover she's a twin would be to spoil a surprise. You'll have to go see the play if you want the answer. And yes, for that reason and much more, Idioglossia is a 'It's the Wnof of play that when it's over, the first thought that comes to mind is that you might want to see it again. There's so much to absorb, it's hard to do it all in just one sitting. play well worth seeing. Nell is a mesmerizing character who gives as well as she gets during the study. The more she learns from her observers, the more she teaches them in return. And it's more than charming innocence Nell's may be a world of limitation, but her insight and understanding of that world is almost enviable. She's certainly in more control of her life, such as it is, than any of the scientists. Of course, Nell, with her Clockwork Orange vocabulary and unique perspective, is a demanding character, but Deanna Deignan is up to the challenge. Her remarkable performance is clearly the biggest asset of the production. Onstage from start to finish (and even before the curtain and between acts), her presence is so enthralling that even when the action leaves her room, it's difficult to turn your focus elseware. In fact, her constant presence onstage is perhaps a bit too much, as what happens outside the room is often rendered insignificant. Virtually none of the characters or subplots generate any interest outside of her room, which dominates the stage, opening like a giant mouth towards the audience in abstract fashion. Part of the problem is the set design itself Nell's room is so large, it appears designed to overwhelm. Jake's apartment is shoehorned into one corner, while the cabin's observation room is squeezed into another. Another problem is the script, which abandons the actors whenever they leave the room. Riddled with "what is love?" cliches and stiff monolgues, writer Mark Handley provides little more than perfunctory background on the supporting characters via these sideline exchanges, which threaten the momentum of the story at several turns. As a result, T.C. (Allison Janney) and Claude (Betsy Palmer, who plays aunt Ginny on Knot's Landing) are a distraction for most of the night it would be interesting to see Idioglossia staged as a two-character play. Fortunately, both Janney and Palmer get a chance to interact with Nell inside the room near the end, and both, finally given the opportunity, prove their ability before the final curtain. Steven Keats, who plays Jake with a crusty passion, also supports the inside-outside theory with a two-headed effort Outside the room, his delivery (again, due largely to the dialogue) is a little forced; inside the room with Nell, his performance goes into high gear you feel the excitement of his approach to salvation as his connection to Nell continues to flower. But the positives far outweigh the negatives and it's the kind of play that when it's over, the first thought that comes to mind is that you might want to see it again there's so much to absorb, it's hard to do it all in one sitting. Dramatic, insightful and thought-provoking, with occasional sprinkles of genuine humor, Idioglossia is yet another splendid excuse to visit George Street Curtain calls (Continued from page 16) WESTMINSTER CHOIR COLLEGE 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton (609) British Affairs,; one-woman show with Diana Crane. 4 p.m. Nov. 8. Adults $10, senior citizens and students $8. WESTRIDGE PRODUCTIONS Academy of St. Elizabeth Route 24 Convent Station (908) The Little Princess, workshop production of a musical adaption of the Frances Hodgson Burnett novel. 8 p.m. Nov. 6, 7, 13, 14. Adults $8, children $6. COMING UP COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS Student Center Cafeteria Route 10, Randolph (201) *A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's fabled comedy. Nov Admission $7. DREYFUSS THEATER Fairieigh Dickinson University Route 24, Madison (201) A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's fabled comedy. Nov Adults $3, students $2. HENDERSON THEATER Christian Brothers Academy Route 520, LJncroft (908) ie Importance of Being Earnest, a "trivial comedy for serious people" by Oscar Wilde. Nov Admission $8, discounts available. McCARTER THEATRE 91 University PI., Princeton (609) Marcel Marceau, pantomine and performance artist 8 p.m. Nov. 16, 17. Admission $35- $23. NEW JERSEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL Madison Junior School Main St., Madison (201) A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's comedy performed (in abridged form) by grade 7-8 students. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13,14. Free admission. PLAYHOUSE Dunhams Comer Rd. East Brunswick (908) Social Security, Andrew Bergman's comedy about a woman visiting her yuppie offspring. Nov. 13-Dec. 13. Admission $12 opening night, $11 other times; discounts available. PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PLAYERS Richardson Auditorium (609) A Chorus Line, long-running drama about the joy and heartbreak behind the footlights. 8 p.m. Nov. 20, 21. Admission $10, discounts available. PRINCETON UNIVERSITY TRIANGLE CLUB Broadmead Theater 171 Broadmead St, Princeton (609) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way (o the Forum, Broadway play and the Triangle Club's fall show. Nov Admission $10. RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE Route 28, Branchburg (908) The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew, spoof authored by Robert ("A Man for All Seasons") Bolt Nov Adults $6, senior citizens and students $4. ST. JOSEPH'S HIGH SCHOOL 145 Plalnfield Ave., Metuchen (908) Biloxi Blues, Neil Simon's play recalling his days in boot camp. 7:30 p.m. Nov ,1 p.m. Nov. 15. Admission $7-$5. SOMERSET HILLS HOTEL 1-78 Exit 33, Warren (908) Murder at Cafe Noir, murder mystery set on a Caribbean island. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. Admission $40, includes dinner. STATE THEATER 453 Northampton St. Eastern, Pa. (215) Amund the World with Magic, : illusion, and fantasy. 3 p.m. Nov. 15. Adults $15. $13; children 12 and under $7.50. UNION COUNTY ARTS CENTER 1601 ltving.rt, Rahway (908) The Magic Source of fantasy ana illusion. 8 p.m. Nov. 14, 3 p.m. No* 15. Admission $8 Saturday, $6 Sunday. November 4-6,1992 Forbes Newspapers Yfeek&*i 17

62 Happeninos v I*.-.* Toymaker Wyit Wright of Esmond, R.I., and his hand-made goods are a small part of the giant ninth annual Westfieid Craft Market, which continues through the weekend at the Westfieid Armory. KING CARDS & COLLECTIBLES t Buy Sell Trade Wax & Singles 15% OFF With This Ad Located Inside B.O.O. Cellular 24 Rustic Mall Manville Next to Bowling Alley OO A CLOCK REPAIR GRANDFATHER CLOCKS AND OTHER TYPES OF CLOCKS Brown Duck Insulated Coverall with Leg Zipper Built better than it has to be. Heavy-duty lou%-cotton Brown Duck/ Water-repellent Wind-resistant and snagpraof Red nylon lining quilled to polyester Extra-strong, triple-stitched L \ t*- main seams Thread bar tacks at stress points Heavy-duty two-way zipper front Heavy-duty two-way leg zipper to waist for easy on and off Bi-swing action back Two front-zip chest pockets Corduroy collar Available in fad range of sizes. Union madeinu^a. Weekend AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOK FAIR Uttlebrook School 39 Magnolia Lane, Princeton (609) Featuring books written and/or illustrated by African-Americans, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14. Free admission. CENTRAL JERSEY SPORTS MEMORABILIA SHOW Ramada Inn Weston Canal Rd., Somerset (908) Trading cards, fixtures, and other sports ephemera, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Nov. 21,10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 22. Admission $2. CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT Clinton Historical Museum 56 Main St., Clinton (908) Re-enactment of what life was like in the War Between the States, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8. Adults $3, senior citizens $1.50, children 6-16 $1. EAST WEST CONNECTION Somerset Hills Hotel 1-78 Exit 33, Warren Home furnishings, accessories, and objets d'art on display and for purchase. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 14, 15. Free admission. FARM 3 1 CRAFTS FESTIVAL Route 31, Remington (908) Juried craft show held indoors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14. Free admission. FIBER EXPRESSIONS '92 Washington Crossing Historic Park, Route 32 Washington Crossing, Pa. (609) Hand-woven rugs, wall hangings, baskets, and others on display and for purchase, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 20, 21; noon-4 p.m. Nov. 22. Free admission. GIGANTIC CARD, COMICS, AND COLLECTIBLES SHOW Congregation Anshe Chesed Route 27, Linden (908) , Including an appearance by Mitch (Plasma Baby) Waxman, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Admission $2. GREAT AMERICAN ANTIQUE ADVERTISING & TOY SHOW Days Inn Garden State Parkway Exit 136, Cranford (908) , Old posters, comic-book characters, and other ephemera, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8. Adults $3.75, children under 12 $1. GREATER NEW JERSEY STAMP EXPO Holiday Inn Jetport Routes 1-9 South, Elizabeth (201) Also including postcards, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 21, 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Adults $2, senior citizens and children free. KING'S STORE CRAFT SHOWCASE King's Canal Store Main St., Ledgewood (201) Carhartt Brown Duck Bib Overall Built better than it has to be. «Heavy-duty l(xi%-cotton Brown Duck Wind-resistant and snagproof Extra-strong, triple-stitched main seams Brass-plated rivets at stress points Double knees Elastic in the suspenders Exclusive Carhartt hardware Hammer loops and leg tool pockets Reinforced back pockets Also great for hunters and other rugged outdoorsmen Matching jacket, coat and boot) available. Available in full range of sizes. Union made in U.S.A. ii Jfi Handcrafted items on display and for purchase, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 12,13; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 14; noon-5 p.m. Nov. 15. Admission $1. NJ. ORNAMENT COLLECTORS CLUB Marriott hotel 110 Davidson Ave., Somerset (908) Show and sale of Christmas ornaments, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8. Adults $3, children free. PEOPLE AND POOCHES DAY Police Athletic League 33 Baldwin Rd., Parsippany (201) Find what dog is right for your home, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8. Free admission. PET EXPO Exposition Hall Raritan Center, Edison (908) Giraffes, elephants, llamas, and other animals to nuzzle, 1-8 p.m. Nov. 20, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 21,10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 22. Adults $4, children $2. QUILTS III Police Athletic League 33 Baldwin Rd., Parsippany (201) Bed-size quilts and wall hangings, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 15. Adults $3, children 6-12 $1, children under 6 free. SCANDINAVIAN CHRISTMAS BAZAAR Old Bridge Community Center Route 516, Old Bridge (908) Jewelry, ornaments, food, and other items imported from Scandinavia, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 21, 22. Free admission. SPORTS CARD AND COMIC BOOK SHOW Budget Motor Lodge Roiute 9, Woodbridge (908) Exactly what the title says, 5-9:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Adults $1, children under 6 free. TRISTATE AFRICAN VIOLET COUNCIL Frelinghuysen Arboretum 53 East Hanover Ave. Momstown (609) African violets on display and for purchase, 1:30-5 p.m. Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8. Free admission. WORLD OF CARDS AND COMICS Arctic Brown Duck Coat Built better than it has to be. Heavy-duty 100%-cotton Brown Duck : Water-repellent Wind-resistant and snagproof Thread bar tacks at stress points Bi-swing action back Extra-large front combination \ pockets f Corduroy collar f* i\ Optional: matching lined ' - snap-on hood «=r Heavy-duty lining, nylon quilted to polyester Extra-strong, triple-stitched main seams Also Available in Tails at Hillsborough firehouse R<jute 206, Hillsborough (9t)8) Cjomic book and trading-card srjow, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 7. Acjmission $1.50. WES TFIELD CRAFT MARKET Niitional Guard armory 500 Rahway Ave., Westfieid (231) flew Jersey's largest juried exhi sition and sale, 5-9 p.m. Nov. 6,10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 7. Adults $ii, children under 10 free. Available in 1 / full range of sites. Union made in U.SA * Prompt Professional Service Free Estimates BRANCHBURG CLOCK SHOP (908) Bound Brook Rd. (Rt. 28) Middlesex HOURS: Mon.-Tues.-UJed.-frl. 9:00-8:00 Thvrs. 9:00-9:00 Sot 9.006:00 Sun. 12: Weeks* Forbes Newspapers;, November 4*6,-1990;

63 Dance Weekend DANCE AMERICAN REPERTORY BALLET COMPANY Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 p.m. Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College Route 28, Branchburg. (908) Repertory from the company. Admission $10. BHARATANATYAM Wednesday, Nov. 18, 8 p.m. Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University (609) Classical dance from India, performed by Chitra Visweswaran. Free admission. DancePLUS Nov , 8 p.m. New Theater, Rutgers Arts Center George St., New Brunswick (908) Works choreographed by Mason Gross School of the Arts faculty. Admission $11. discounts available. EXPRESSIONS DANCE COMPANY Nov. 6 and 7, 8 p.m. Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University (609) Ballet, modern dance, and jas dance. Adults $5, students $4. SHANGHAI ACROBATS AND DANCE THEATER Tuesday, Nov. 10, 8 p.m. State Theatre 19 Livingston Ave. New Brunswick (908) "The Parade of Dynasties" from the People's Republic of China. Admission $21-$15. THEATRO! Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 p.m. Nicholas Music Center, Rutgers Arts Center George St., New Brunswick (908) Dances choreographed by Felice Lesser and Paulette Sears to the music of Nicolas Roussakis. Admission $11, discounts available. AUDITIONS BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE 70 South Main St New Hope, Pa. (215) For winter production of Peter Pan. Auditions at 11 a.m. Nov. 7. Bring resume and photo; be prepared to sing and move on stage. CHORAL ART SOCIETY OF NEW JERSEY First Congregational Church 125 Elmer St.. Westfield (908) For December performance of Mess/ah and January winter concert. Auditions at 2 p.m. Nov. 8. Bring an oratorio selection and a Mess/ah score; accompanist provided. GROWING STAGE THEATER Route 24, Chester (908) For December production of Pippi Longstocking. Auditions by appointment. Four adult women (one singing role) and four adult men needed. OFF-BROADSTREET THEATRE 5 South Greenwood Ave. Hopewell (609) For winter and spring productions of various shows. Auditions Nov. 7, 8, 9; call for times and specific roles. PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE Brooteide Dr., Millburn (201) ext For winter production of Black 8k Speaks. Auditions by appointment only. Children 5-8 w/ native American ancestry needed; knowledge of native American dancing a plus. PLAYS-IN-THE-PARK Roosevelt Park amphitheater Route 1. Edison (908) For December production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Auditions at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, 10 a.m. Nov. 14; callbacks at 2 p.m. Nov. 14. Four men and two women, 20s-30s, who sing and move well; call for requirements. TRIAD ARTS ENSEMBLE Purnell School Pottersville Rd., Pottersville (908) For January recital of original dance. Auditions at 2 p.m. Nov. 15. Mate and female dancers needed; bring resume and photo, be prepared to perform a brief combination. Rehearsals CENTRAL JERSEY MASTER CHORALE Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Arts building, Raritan Valley Community College Route 28, Branchburg (908) , Choral ensemble of 60 voices. Openings in all vocal sections, especially for tenors and basses; audition may be required. DEANS OF HARMONY Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Elks lodge Washington Ave. East Brunswick (908) All-male chorus singing barbershop harmony. DUNELLEN COMMUNITY CHOIR Sundays, 2:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church 218 Dunellen Ave., Dunellen (908) Mixed chorus, with December performance of A Winter Tryprych. Nominal cost for music. HIGHLAND PARK COMMUNITY CHORUS Thursdays, 8 p.m. Highland Park High School North Fifth Ave., Highland Park (908) Chorus of area singers. Auditions required for membership; tenors, basses especially needed. HOPEWELL VALLEY CHORUS Mondays, 7:45 p.m. Central Valley High School Titusville Rd., Pennington (609) , Mixed chorus with 60 members; rehearsals for a Christmas concert. JERSEYAIRES Mondays, 7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church 170 Elm St., Westfield (908) All-male chorus of all ages; rehearsals for December harmony show. PHILOMUSICA Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Unitarian Society 176Tices Lane East Brunswick (908) Mixed choir that sings choral works in Middlesex County. PRINCETON PRO MUSICA Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Trinity Church Crescent Ave., Rocky Hill (609) Symphonic chorus of 120 members; also a chamber chorus. RARITAN VALLEY CHORUS Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church Amwell Rd., Hillsborough (908) Mixed chorus of nearly 100 members. RARITAN VALLEY SYMPHONIC BAND Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. Hillsborough High School Raider Blvd., Hillsborough (908) Community orchestra w/75 musicians, amateur and professional. SOMERSET VALLEY ORCHESTRA Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Bound Brook High School West Union Ave., Bound Brook (908) Community orchestra. SWEET ADEUNES Piscataway Chorus Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Reformed Church Main St., South Bound Brook (908) , Somerset Valley Chorus Tuesdays, 7:15 p.m. PeopleCare Center 120 Finderne Ave. Bridgewater (908) , For women who enjoy singing. New members welcome; no experience necessary. WESTFIELD COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA Mondays, 7:15 p.m. Roosevelt School, Westfield (908) For adults and young people who play string instruments. Must be able to read music and play first positions. 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64 V E NT A colorless exhibition New Brunswick's Palette Place Gallery celebrates the world of black and white By WILLIAM WESTHOVEN WeekendRus Editor When there's nothing left but black and white, imagination is the key to colorization. And when an artist working with black and white wants to make an impact with the public, the challenge is to project his own imagination to stimulate that of his audience. The challenge of black and white art is the motivation behind the fourth annual Black and White Exhibition and Juried Show currently being planned by the Palette Place Art Gallery in New Brunswick. Open to all artists in all media, entries will be accepted Nov Results will be available by Nov. 15, while the formal reception and awards presentation will take place on Dec. 12. The exhibition will then continue until Jan. 23. Space restrictions forced the Palette Place to move last year's exhibition to the George Street Playhouse, where it enjoyed a successful run. But this year, owner Joyce Browning was able to move to a larger space in the same building at 103 Bayard St. she was in last year, so the exhibition returns to it's home in The Palette Place has had a nomadic existence since opening on the North Brunswick end of Livingston Avenue in 1985, but it has always championed the work of young, up-and-coming artists. Browning, a former teacher and an artist in her own right, started the gallery for just that reason. "After spending time trying to get in galleries, which was a lot of work, I thought I could help myself as well as other artists in the same position," she said. "It started out as a space for local artists, but after a while, local artists became Indiana." An especially popular feature of the gallery in the early days was a regular schedule of one-man shows, which many galleries avoid in favor of general or theme-oriented exhibitions that traditionally draw a larger audience. And while the Palette Place has also cut back on one-man shows, Browning insists on presenting at least one every year. Appropriately enough, this year's one-man show, which is currently on display and continues through Nov. 14, is an exhibition of black and white abstract paintings by Somerset artist Robert Palestino, who makes strong use of logical, geometric, sculptural and harmonic elements. "A black and white exhibition is unsuaul for a gallery, and I chose it primarily for that reason," said Browning. "I wanted people to realize it still existed, there was never really a 'black and white' period for artists, but it's recognized as a dificult medium. You can trick the eye with color, but you can't with black and white. As an artist, you really have to know your stuff. "Black and white also has a classic quality, and it forces you to use your imagination. I know I use my imagination more when I watch an old black and white movie." Gallery hours at the Palette Place are 4-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday. The nonprofit Friends of the Palette Place also sponsor several events like the recent seminar "Art and the Law," which discussed such relevant topics as copywright laws, public domain art and computerart usage. For more information about the Palette Place and its offerings, call (908) Galleries S Somerset artist Robert Palestino and his black and white abstract paintings are the focus of a one-man show at the Palette Place Art Gallery in New Brunswick. j AMERICAN CYANAMID CORP. Route 533, West Windsor (609) ext Open by appointment only. Paintings by Mel Leipzig, through Nov. 29. ARK II GALLERY 33 Mine St., Remington (908) Friday through Monday from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Also open by appointment Paintings by Bo Newell, through Nov. 30. B. BEAMSDERFER GALLERY 6 North Second Ave. Highland Park (908) Monday, Tuesdft, Wednesday. and Friday ftorn 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Etchings and sculpture by Marion Behr, through Nov. 20. BIANCO GALLERY 3921 Route 202 Buckingham, Pa. (215) Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Also open by appointment. Landscapes by Evelyn Faherty, through Nov. 25. CLAREMONT GALLERY Clarence Dillon Library Lamington Rd., Bedminster (908) Open during library hours. Watercolors by Ellen Vreeland, through Nov. 30. CORYELL GALLERY ATTHEPORKYARD 8 Coryell St., Lambertville (609) Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a;m.-5 p.m. Oil paintings by Richard Lennox, through Nov. 15. Watercolors and etchings by Joanne S. Scott, through Nov. 15. EVERHART GALLERY 117 South Maple Ave. Basking Ridge / (908) I Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. "A Gathering of Glass and Quilts," through Nov. 21. GALLERY AT BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB Route 206, Princeton (609) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Maps of North America from 15th-to-19th-century Europe, through Nov. 15. HUNTERDON ART CENTER 7 Lower Center St., Clinton (908) Thursday and Friday from 12:30-4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. "Seasons of Life," juried photography show, through Nov. 29. A.J. LEDERMAN ONE ART 309 Court St., Hoboken (201) Thursday and Friday from noon- 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from npon-5 p.m. Also by appointment. "The Artist Exposed," works by seven New Jersey photographers, through Nov. 30. MONTCLAIR STATE COLLEGE Sculpture Garden Life Hall, Upper Montclair (201) Open daily from dawn until dusk. Free admission. Large-scale sculpture by Judith Peck, through Dec. 1. NEW JERSEY CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS 68 Elm St., Summit (908) Monday through Friday from noon-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Free admission (except where indicated). Works on paper by Joseph Scorselo, Nov. 13-Dec. 10. "New Jersey Collects" photographs, Nov. 15-Dec. 30. Reception from 2-5 p.m. Nov. 15. Adults $1, senior citizens and children free. PRINTMAKING COUNCIL OF NEW JERSEY 440 River Rd., Branchburg (908) Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday from 1-4 p.m. : "19th annual members' show, through Nov. 14. QUIETUDE GARDEN GALLERY 24 Fern Rd., East Brunswick (908) Open by appointment only. Sculpture of "Winter Wonders," through Jan. 31, RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE Route 28, Branchburg (908) Tuesday through Thursday from noon-3 p.m. Also open by appointment. Works by faculty members, through Nov. 19. REFLECTIONS ON CANVAS 227 Elmer St., Westfield (908) Paintings by Diane Romanello, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 13, 3-6 p.m. Nov. 14. RIDER COLLEGE Student Center Art Gallery Route 206, Lawrenceville (609) Monday through Thursday from 1-8 p.m., Friday through Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Free admission. "An Element of Irony" curated by James Kearns, through Dec. 6. RUTGERS UNIVERSITY Downtown Arts Building 125 New St., New Brunswick (908) Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free admission. "Rites of Travel" curated by Shun Kit Wong, through Nov. 6. "Vessels and Drawings" by Leni Paquet-Morante, through Nov. 6. "Object Its Meaning" by. Robert Cooke, through Nov. 20. Art Open 1992, juried student show, Nov SCHERING-PLOUGH CORP. 1 Giralda Farms Dodge Dr., Madison (201) Open to the public Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Illustrations for children's books by Harry Devlin, through Def 17. STATE THEATER 45 Northampton St. Easton, Pa. (2l 5) Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from noon-4 p.m. Also open before theater performances and at intermission. Cubist paintings by Guido Gelcich, through Nov. 8. Textile art from Andean civilizations, through Nov. 8. SWAM GALLERIES TttiWatchungAve., Plainfield (9C 8) Moiday through Friday from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday (Please turn to page 21)

65 Galleries Weekend This unsigned painting of a 19th century american School is part of the pre-lmpressionistic exhibition now on display at Swain Galleries in Plianfield. BUILDING & REMODELING 'Room Additions 'Kitchens 'Baths Decks 'Siding'Windows & Doors Attic & Basement Remodeling MOLLER CONSTRUCTION Call for Estimate and Planning Service (Continued from page 20) from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 19th-centuty American and European paintings, Nov Reception from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 7. VISUAL ARTS LEAGUE Wfieri Twin Towers 399 Thornall St., Edison (908) Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tri-state exhibition w/the Artists' League of Central New Jersey, through Nov. 25. WALTERS HALL GALLERY Douglass College Chapel Dr., New Brunswick (908) Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free admission. "Double Bind" by Angela Ellsworth, through Nov. 6. "Designers as Artists, A New Relationship," Nov Aquarium NJ. STATE AQUARIUM 1 Riverside Dr., Camden (609) Seals, sharks, and other wonders of the water. Open every day from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Closed Nov. 11, 26. Adults $8.50, senior citizens and students $7, children 2-11 $5.50, children under 2 free; parking $4-$7. Group rates available. Directions: N.J. Turnpike to Exit 4, then I- 295 South to North. "Sharks Alive!" for children 7-9, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Nov. 7. Preregistration required. "What's For Lunch?" for children 8-12, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Nov. 8. Pre-registration required. Stargazing NJ. STATE MUSEUM 205 West State St., Trenton (609) Admission $1, group rates available. "Astronomy Whys," 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 3,1993: also at 1 p.m. Nov. 5, 6. "Journey Into the Unknown," 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 3, Children under 4 not admitted. RARITAN VALLEY NEW JERSEY'S LARGEST JURIED CRAFT EVENT the 9th NOVEMBER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Route 28, Branchburg (908) Adults $4, senior citizens and children $3.50. Group rates available. "Life Beyond Earth," 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday through Nov. 28. "The Magic Sky," 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday through Nov. 28. PAUL ROBINSON OBSERVATORY Voorhees State Park Route 513, High Bridge (908) Programs Saturday at 2 and 8:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission $1. Residential/Commercial Industrial All Types Of Fence Installed & Repaired FREE Estimates Fully Insured 33 Yrs. Experience Car Wash The Retirement Sale Must Go On! EVERYTHING MUST GO!! * OFF * * 1/ or more 4 Collectible & Playable Dolls * Bears & Plush / Infant Toys & More! STORE HOURS: Tues., Wed., Fit & Sat Thurs Sun. 1-5 All Sales Final J No reductions on previously purchased or ordered items. No special orders taken at reduced prices NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. -±- Bea Skydell's*' DOLLS & TOYS 476 Union Avenue Middlesex, NJ (908) Craft Professionals At the Westfield NJ Armory, 500 Rahway Avenue HOURS: Friday: 5-9pm and Saturday & Sunday: 10am-6pm Weekend Pass: $5 Kids under 10 admitted free. Free Parking! For additional information call Directions: Garden State Parkway, Exit 135 to Central Ave. toward Westfield. Left at 3rd light onto Grove St. to Thomas Edison Jr. High. Right onto Rahway. Westfield Armory is V* mile on left. Sponsored by: GALLERIES 163 South St. Morristoivn, N] and 317 & 321 BleeckerSt v New York, NY I Hlllsborough (Rt. 206) Metuchen (Central Ave.) New Brunswick (61 Commercial Ave.) Hopelawn (next to Bradlee's) WE HONOR ALL COMPETITORS COUPONS $ with this coupon One Brushlass Exterior Car Wash lie 6*% Spa WP plus tax $ Offer expires 11/15/92$

66 O O K S Chapter and verse for young readers A sampling of children's books for early holiday shoppers By VALERIE DRACH-WEIDMANN WeekendPtus Writer e's a vast difference between what books do for children and what they do for adults. Adult books have the challenging job of opening up somewhat set minds, while juvenile literature needs only to lead children responsible into new worlds they eagerly enter without doubt or prejudice. Whether books take them to the com fields of New Mexico or to Peter Pan's Neyer-Never Land, small ones are ready to embrace new cultures or a world of fantasy. The following new pre-holiday selections might even carry off an adventurous adult or two. Hoang Breaks the Lucky Teapot By Rosemary K. Breckler Illustrated by Adrian Frankel Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company Ages: 4-7. Hardcover $13.95 When Hoang leaves his native Vietnam, his grandmother bestows on him a treasure, the family teapot that shelters their good luck. However, this tiny boy with a large imagination rights dragons in his new American kitchen and accidentally smashes the teapot, allowing their May Man (good fortune) to spill across the floor. But a great imagination can also do much good and Hoang figures out a way to preserve the beautiful designs on his cherished gra truyen (teapot) and restore the good luck of his family. The Widow's Broom By Chris Van Allsburg Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company All Ages. Hardcover $17.95 With haunting amber colored prints, Van Allsburg answers an intriguing question what happens to a witch's broom when it starts to lose its powers? Van Allsburg's broom, which is physically no more than a wooden pole and a tied up bunch of straw, has more humanity than many people. His delightful realistic drawings of the broom fetching water with its solitary limb, menacingly brandishing a axe or rapturously playing the piano will absorb readers young and old. ATurnForNoahsAHanukkahStory By Susan Remick Topeek Illustrated by Sally Springer Rockville: Kar-Ben Copies, Inc. Ages: 2-5. Paperback $4.95 Not even the life of a four-year-old is easy. Noah desperately wants to be able to spin a dreidel and light the Hanukkah candles in his nursery school class, but throughout the holiday week nothing seems to go smoothly for him. Author Susan Remick Topeek is herself a nursery school teacher who has captured life in the classroom where she has smoothed the ruffled feathers of many a child like Noah. In My Mother's House By Ann Nolan Clark Illustrated by Velino Herrera New York: Puffin Books Ages Paperback $4.99 A1941 Caldecott Honor Book,in My Mother's House captures the voices of children from the New Mexican Tewa Indian tribe who live in id stuff AUCE IN WONDERLAND Nov. 15; 1, 3:30, 6 p.m. Theatre at Raritan Valley Community CQIfegs Route 28, Branchburg: (908) Alice, the Mao Hatter, the White Rabbit, and their cohorts in puppet form. Admission $6. HANSaANDCRETEL/ GOUXIOCKSANC-THE THREE BEARS V Saturday, Nov a.m. Forum Theatre 314 Main St., Metuchen (908) two children's classics performed on one bill. AduRs $7, children $6. IAZER VAUDEVILLE Sunday, Nov. 22, 3 p.m. Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28, Branchburg (908) A Roaring 20s-type variety show with 90S style. Admission $7.50. THE UTTLE MERMAID Saturday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Forum Theatre 314 Main St., Metuchen (908) Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale on a voyage tothebottomof the sea. Adults $7, children $6. LOVE, MAGIC, AND a close knit community. The children live in a world comfortable and dependent on nature, the fields, pastures, mountains and streams that yield their crops and feed their farm animals. As you read this story, its hypnotic voice leads you through a small village with its friendly plaza, adobe brick houses and introduces you to mothers, fathers and children who value their lives, clothing, food and most of all the land that sustains them. Franklin Delano Roosevelt By Russell Freedman New York: Clarion Books Ages: Softcover $7.95 Photos straight from the front pages of history show a strong and heroic president who lead his country through two of the most trying dilemmas of the 20th century the Depression and World War II Roosevelt, although he was born into the wealthy class, the only child of a doting father old enough to be his grandfather, was always the president of the "little man." At a time when our country is looking for a president, children will enjoy the clear prose of this biography that will introduce them to perhaps the greatest president of our times. A good selection for the family's permanent library. ; Sunftakes Poem* For Children Selected by Lilian Moore Illustrated by Jan Ormerod New York: Clarion Books Ages: 5-8. Hardcover $18.95 This handsome volume, filled with whimsical looks at daily life from a child's eye view, will make an excellent holiday gift. Favorite writers, including John Ciardi, Jane Yolen, Edward Lear, Maxine Kumin and many others have contributed humorous and delightful lines children will want to be read over and over again. Many of these poems are easy to memorize and will help children to learn to read by sight. BRUSSELS SPROUTS Friday, Nov. 6, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Morris Museum 6 Normandy Heights Rd. Morristown (201) Folk tales from Sweden, Russia, Java, and ancient Ireland. Admission $6.25. ROSENSHONT2 Saturday, Nov. 14, 3 p.m. Montclair High School 100 Chestnut St., Montclair (201) Gary Rosen and Bill Shontz, singers and performers. Admission $10, group rates available. YANKEE DOODLE DANDY Saturday, Nov..7,11 a.m. Forum Theatre 314 Main St., Metuchen (908) The story of George M. Cohan, a musical master born on the Fourth of July. Adults $7, children $6. Mark your calendar Arts league at Alfteri Towers, The 15th annual Tri-State Bthibiitoo sponsored by the Artist's league of Central New Jersey is currently on display at the AHferi Metro Park Twin Towers in Edison The display of sculptures, paintings and photographs, which is on view through Nov. 28, is enhanced by the waterfalls,- glass, marble and gardens of the Twin Towers atrium. Worts representing the Visual Arts League of New Jersey Witt be included as well. The show is free of charge and open to the pubic 9 a.m.-5 g.trt. wekdays. For more information, calf curator Judith Wray at (908) European touch at Swain Gallery A. private collection of 19th century American and European paintings witf begin an exclusive showing at the Swain Galleries in Piatofield begrning Saturday,- Nov. 7. The exhibit, which continues 2S,, represents the 19th century pceperiod when European academy avi dominated the art world; jcrvavacteifetic' pf tftfe' collection,, which' consists - as: close to n> «Jty $tt posgbfa Even the works of AaK&an artists: on tifsjxay, She Henry Pember Smith, ap* Pt&ach tfee. ex8gtntt& stressed' * % the European* -academies wh«*e they studied. 4 Other American 4tists represented include Charles Gruppe, WHRaro Houston, Constattin Wtestehltoff and George Nicholson, while represented Europe^ ans incfudo Benjamjn Fichel and AdoJphe Francois Morrfaltet of Prance. Joseph Happ of Switzerland and Edwardfchartes-'Vttfc Sams., Hemy Entletj* amj AH pm. <w«wlays.' and U p w *

67 Speakers Weekend BISHOP DAVID ARIAS Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2:30 p.m. Seton Hall University Bishop Dougherty Student Center, South Orange (201) Auxiliary bishop of the Newark Catholic archdiocese will discuss his book on the Spanish Roots of America. Free admission. THE ART MUSEUM Princeton University (609) Gallery talks Friday at 12:30 p.m.. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Free admission. David Raymond on "Making the Maximum Out of the Minimum." Nov. 6, 8. Joan Louise Horn on cubism and the Frelinghuysen/Morris ex- Route 206, Lawrenceville BRAS Size 32AA-46DDD and E,F,FF hibition, Nov. 20, 22. CHARLES BRUCK Friday, Nov. 20, 3 p.m. Woolworth Center, Room 110 Princeton University (609) Roundtable discussion on his experiences as a conductor and music teacher. Free admission. KATHERINE CARTER Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. N.J. Center for Visual Arts 68 Elm St., Summit (908) Painter details highlights of the New York art season. Admission S20. CARMEN GARCIA-MERCADO Tuesday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Rider College Student Center Expert Fitting end Personal Attention Nursing Backless Backless Strapless Lingerie Petite 4x Mastectomy Nightgowns Petite - 4x Rt Main Street Bedminster, N.J. M-Thurs. 10-5:30 Fri. till 6 Sat (908) m il 15 OFF TV-VCR and Computer Monitor REPAIR FREE ESTIMATES TVCR Services 262 So. Main St., Manville When You Want The Occasion To Be Unforgettable Or Your Just Going Out For A Bite With Friends ' The First Place For The Best in Restaurants (609) The state of Hispanic America as related by a professor of business law. Free admission. ROBERT GAYDOSH Thursday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. North Plainfield Library 6 Rockview Ave. North Plainfield (908) Civil War historian speaks about the battle of Antietam. Free admission. JUDITH JOHNSTON Monday, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. Gill Memorial Chapel Rider College, Lawrenceville (609) English and women's studies professor explores literature by OPENING NITE FRIDAY NOVEMBER 6th women who survived Krfstallnacht. Free admission. JAMES McCLOY Sunday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m. New Jersey State Museum 205 West State St., Trenton (609) Wilmington College professor speaks of the Jersey Devil. Free admission. WALT WHITMAN'S VISION OF DEMOCRACY Sunday, Nov. 15, 2 p.m. Somerset County Library North Bridge St., Bridgewater (908) , Roundtable discussion on the poet's concept of what government should be like. Free admission. RUMORS by Neil Simon November 6-28 ALL MY SONS by Arthur Miller January 15-February 6 ENSTEIN AND THE POLAR BEAR by Tom Griffin May 7 "29 March 12-April 3 STEEL MAGNOLIAS by Robert Hading For further information regarding subscriptions, membership, i auditions or tickets, please call Victoria Avenue, Piscataway, New Jersey "An Early American Grill" WILL RE-OPEN ITS DOORS THIS NOVEMBER featuring Dry-aged Steaks, Veal & Lamb Chops and Seafood Specialties All sened in a warm, country setting with roaring fireplaces (908) PRIVATE PARTIES FROM 10 TO 200 Rt. 202 & N. Maple Bernardsviile Exit 26A Off Rt. 287 To get your notice in WeekendPlus Write to: Forbes Newspapers/WeekendPlus P.O. Box 699 Somerville, N.J Or fax your release to: (908) All Rides Now Only 2 Tickets RIDES NOW OPEN! All Year Weather Permitting VIDEO ARCADES! SAVE! 36 TICKETS For$10 00 Or 72 TICKETS For $20 00 With This Ad Only! Good Anytime Mini-Golf 4 Tickets PRIZES! FN 18 Fun Rides For All Ages! D ROUTE 22» SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ« mi. westofg.s.p. Exit 140A ALL MODELS SPECIALLY PRICED FOR THIS EVENT!! MANY UNADVERTISED SPECIALS $07095 I I W $479»> THE DEBUTANTE" MODEL 9010 Saws 16 stitches including direct selection ol 10 bui«in stitch patterns and buttonhotor Front dtop-in bobbin Easy threading system Touch 4 Wind hancwheel dsdutching. Slant needle. Thurs. Nov. 5 to Sun. Nov. ARE BELOW OUR REGULAR WHOLESALE COST!! 8 $OQQ95 REG. $50999 THE DELUXE DEBUTANTE 1 * MODEL 9022 Sows 29 stitches including direct selection ol 14 built-in stitch patterns and buttonholw Electronic speed control. Front drop-in bcbbin. Easy threading system Touch & Wind handwheel declutching Slant needle. THE SCHOOL MpDEL 9005 Sews 11 stitches including direct selection ol 5 built-in stitch patterns and buttonholer, plus darning Front drop-in bobbin. Easy threading system Touch & Wind handwheel declutching Slanl needle Somerville Sewing Center 45 W. Main St. Somerville, NJ * /) m nlta< 725-OO44 cm VWr" HOURS: Thurs. 9:30-8, Fri. 9:30-5, Sat. 9:30-5, Sun November 4-6,1992 Forbes Newspapers Weekerw 23

68 T U S I Postcards from the underground Pre-punk heroes Television and Brian Eno return from the 70s with strong records By BILL MILLARD WeekendPlus Writer We saw it a couple of years ago when Thomas Pynehon, after 16 years of near-total silence following his magnum opus, reappeared with another mind-boggling contemporary-historical novel (Fine- Jand) as if he'd never been gone. We'll undoubtedly see it this winter when Magic Johnson rejoins the NBA, limited schedule or no limited schedule. Gall it Pynchon- Johnson syndrome, then: the odd effect that occurs when a major artist vanishes from public view, then picks up the career pretty close to exactly where he left off, hitting the ground running and making everybody wonder what was going on in the meantime. It's at least as rare in rock and roll, where comebacks usually mean either sellouts, rehashes, limp imitations, or at best weird new mutations. Two artists that dominated the 1970s and helped shape the 1980s even though they basically took the 1980s off are back with impressive new records. The definitive Lower Manhattan new-wave band, Television, has a new release, known simply as Television (Capitol), that sounds... well, a lot like the first two Television records. Producer/theoretician/performer Brian Eno, who many believe was at least as influential in his quirky solo career as in his work with Bowie or U2 or Robert Fripp or whomever, is back in the stores with Nerve Net (Opal); this one isn't as close a sonic match with his old stuff, but it's just as obliquely strategized, just as open to the eerie possibilities of randomness. Both of these releases will be tremendous news for old listeners, and both ought to give new ones some idea of what their older brothers and sisters used to rave about. In a sense, Television never exactly disbanded. Since leader Tom Verlaine's work moved in similar directions throughout the band's lost decade, a lot of his best solo discs were still Television music, just without all the Television personnel. What was missing from the Verlaine projects, though the interplay with Richard Lloyd on second guitar is back in spades, defining Television instantly as a landmark guitarist's record. Verlaine's still writing deadly, subtle hooks, the kind of melodies that make perfect sense but are never obvious. There aren't too many drop-dead rockers like "See No Evil" from Marquee Moon or "Glory" from Adventure, but the interlocking licks of "In World" (with Lloyd taking an astonishingly eloquent solo) develop plenty of force, and the rapid street swing of "Beauty Trip" will make it an incredible long-distance driving song. Bands with two gifted guitarists can get mighty crowded, but Verlaine and Lloyd have always been able to make the most of open spaces in their phrasings, staying out of each other's way when necessary, building supporting structures for each other when possible. Verlaine's fascination with impenetrable noir lyrics, great spooky spymovie stuff, comes out on things like "Call Mr. Lee," among frantic leads over minor chords ("Call Mr. Lee/He'll know the code is broken/ Tell him the dog'% turning red"). Whatever that means, it gives you the deep creeps. And "The Rocket," all hyperactive drums by Billy Kcca and edgy distortion by Verlaine, will scramble a roomful of brains. But rftost of Television sounds upbeat in ways it's seemed impossible for 24' Fortes Ne*«pdpets Ndvernber 4-6J Tom Verlaine, Richard Lloyd, Fred Smith and Billy Ficca, also known as Television, are back with their first album since the early days of the New York punk scene, when they ruled Manhattan along with Talking Heads, Blondi and the Ramones. Lower East Side bohemians of recnet years to sound. With the threeway tension among Verlaine's understated voice, the band's effortless collective grooves, and the twin guitars' wildness, this is the kind of record you won't just put on and hear; you'll explore it. It's indispensible for anyone who relishes the possibilities four-piece rock offers to a band of smart, unpretentious pros. If Television stretches the envelope for the guitar-bass-drums setup, Eno's new record stretches it for electronic music of various genres. The self-proclaimed "non-musician" has an uncanny ear for elements of funk, rap, art rock, techno/industrial, and world beat that will combine into something oddly seamless. As he did on what I'd identify on his best work, the mid-to-late-1970s albums Another Green World and Before and After Science, he's thrown some weird talents together (guitar stars of markedly different types like Robert Quine, Jamie West-Oram, and old pal Robert Fripp; mixmaster Markus Drews; various African horn and percussion sections; ringers like Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones and Heartbreaker Benmont Tench; plenty of people no one has heard of). He's given minimal instructions about arrangements; he's played berserk technical tricks with the tapes; he's let the results fall as they may. And his unique talent is to pull off something this improbable in a way that makes people think and dance. Eno's sense of syncopation is as overdetermined as anybody's on the planet, with the Producer/theoretician/performer Brian Eno. possible exception of Captain Beefheari He can "arrange" a track with no real chord progression and nothing resembling a melody, then play a set of Morse chord keys as a rhythm instrument ("What Actually Happened?") or wash a set of densely filtered, incomprehensible vocals across the polyrhythms ("Fractal Zoom"): the resulting "song" is invariably captivating. If "postmodern" doesn't seem like a dirty word, this is probably just your cup of tea (properly spiked, of course). Some of these tunes have better grooves than anything you'll hear in a dance club, like the slightly scrambled seventh-chord jazz-funk of "Ali Click" or the congadriven rumble of "Distributed Being" (pierced by a breakneck Fripp solo). None will bore a careful listener. All of them will provoke thought. Music notes George St. Project concert premiere The wide-ranging influences of the George Street Project jazz ensemfcte can be heard on Saturday, Nov. 8, when composer/ pianist Vmee OiMyn* leads the group in concert at the Presbyterian Ctwcb of New Brunswick, DiMura, who also serves as artistic director, founded the George Street Project in 1989, and over the past three years, the #oup has promoted the rebirth of 'third stream" music, a 1 style popularized in the 1960s ty Gurtther Scriulter. "Third Stream" music, according to DiMura, seeks to "synthesize the avant-garde, western art music and jazz into a disticnt musical genre." Influences include Ravel, Scriabm, ives, Messiean, Berg, Monk. Coftrarte, Mingus, Her?- drix. Santana and more. Saturday's program will include original works by DiMura. including the work* premiere of his Opus No. 20, "Out of Every Nation." an "extended musical exploration of the national styles of all five continents. Also on the program is an arrangement of three Jimi Hendrix songs ("Spanish Castle Music," "ESP" and "Manic Depression") Kut Coble on electric violin. Also joining DiMura will be Dennis Farrelly on bass and Mark Abrams on drums and percussion. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the door. For more information, call (908) Harp and piano join forces The Apollo Muses, a non-profit organization dedicated to showcasing young professional talents in the fine arts and performing arts, will present a rare conceit of piano and harp on Friday, Nov. 6. at the Pumeit School in Pottersvilte. The organization's ninth anniversary concert wift feature acting music director J. Anthon> Strong on piano and Joanne Chnstine Hansen on the harp. The program consists of ongmal music written for harp and piano, including "Ueder Transcriptions" by Franz.Schubert, "Danses" by Claude! Debussy and "Introduction and Allegro" : by Maunce Ravel. Tickets for the concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Purnell School's Carney Center for the Performing Arts, are $25. A reception with refrshments follows the performance. For more information, call \908) !

69 Weekend! ALLEY BAR AND GRILL 428 Springfield Ave. Berkeley Heights (908) Acoustic night, Wednesdays. BIG DADDY'S 253 French St. New Brunswick (908) B. & The Stingers, Nov. 6. Masquerade, Nov. 7. Rev. Soul, Nov. 13. BOO-BOOS BAR 44 Newark St., Hoboken (201) Dance party, Sundays. Reggae night, Mondays. Open mike, Tuesdays. Open jam w/g-force, Wednesdays. "Alternative" rock, Thursdays. Rhett Tyler & Early Warning, Nov. 6. Call for details, Nov. 7. CAFE BAR 115 Ocean Ave., Long Branch (908) Free admission for afternoon shows. Rise Robots Rise, afternoon Nov. 8. CATCH A RISING STAR Hyatt Regency Hotel Route 1, West Windsor (609) Headline comedy every night except Monday. College night, Sundays and Tuesdays. Ladies' night, Thursdays. Kenny Rogerson, through Nov. 8. Bob Nickman, Nov CHARLOTTE'S 58 South Main St., Manville (908) Live oldies bands Fridays and Saturdays. Motavation, Nov. 6, 7. Locamotion, Nov. 13, 14. Split Decision, Nov. 20, 21. Loose Change, Nov. 27, 28. CITY GARDENS 1701 Calhoun St., Trenton (609) "All-ternative" dance party, Fridays. 95-cent dance night, Saturdays, Thursdays. Meat Beat Manifesto, Nov. 11. Sick of It All, Bouncing Souls, Nov. 15. Down by Law, Nov. 22. Hyperactive, Nov. 25. CLUB 8ENE Route 35, Sayreville (908) The Roches, Nov; 6. Roomful of Blues, Nov. 7. Bela Heck & The Flecktones. Nov. 8. George Cariin, Nov. 20, 21. THE CLUBHOUSE 116 Watchung Ave., PlainfielrJ (908) Rave night, Thursdays. COCKTAILS 51 Main St., South River (908) Bums in the Park, Nov. 6. Rich Meyer, Nov. 7. Buster Poindexter, Nov. 13. John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band, Nov. 14. The Nerds, Nov. 19. John Eddie, Nov. 20. The Party Dolls, Nov, 21. COMEDY BY THE CANAL Ramada Inn Weston Canal Rd., Somerset (908) Live comedy Fridays and Saturdays. COPENHAGEN Scanticon-Princeton Route 1, West Windsor (609) Piano brunch w/sandy Maxwell, Sundays. Larry Roufberg (piano), Nov. 26. CORNERSTONE 25 New St., Metuchen (908) Traditional jazz. John Cocuzzi Quartet, Nov. 6, 7. Skip Roberts Trio w/steve Ashe, Nov. 11. Pete Compo Quartet, Nov. 13. John Such Quartet w/chad Levy, Nov. 14. Warren Vache Jr. Trio w/john Bunch, Nov. 18, 21. COURT TAVERN 124 Church St. New Brunswick (908) Latin music, Thursdays. Rock for Choice benefit w/bad Karma. Sit and Spin, Green Lion Burning, Vas Deferens, Nov. 6. Greg DiGesu & Fishermen's Stew, The Health & Happiness Show, Pachamama, Nov. 7. Snafu, Mexican Mud Band, Nov. 11. Butthead, Instant Death. Belleskye, Nov. 13. Sean Potts Fund benefit w/ Amandla, Christine Kelly, Mark Bradley, Knew Breed, Nov. 14. From Good Homes, Nov. 18. Jiggs & The Pigs, Mr. Thumb, White Noise. Nov. 20. THE COVE 108 Chestnut St., Roselle (908) Open coffeehouse, Tuesdays. CRICKET CLUB th Ave., Irvington (201) Live acts in main room, "alternative" music in basement. Open-mike night, Wednesdays. The Outcry, Thursdays. Dan Kidney & The Pulsations. Maximum America, Gangbox, Brian Bellew & The Lodi Homeboys, Nov. 6. Black Valentine, White Noise. TLC, Nov. 12. THE EXCHANGE Routes , Bridgewater (908) Open blues jam, Tuesdays. THE FAR SIDE 789 Jersey Ave. New Brunswick (908) (908) Live comedy Saturdays. i. AUGUST'S 19 Dennis St., New Brunswick (908) Dance party, Fridays, Saturdays. Hub City Jam, Sundays. Gary TTo (guitar), Mondays. JACK O'CONNOR'S 1288 Route 22, Bridgewater (908) Piano brunch w/gladys Richards, Sundays. Gary Oleyar, Tuesdays. Wooster Street Trolley (jazz), Nov. 21. LIVE TONIGHT 125 Washington St. Hoboken (201) A.D., In Blu, Nov. 6. Sound of Skin, Dutch Provos, Nov. 7. MARITA'S CANTINA 1 Penn Plaza, New Brunswick (908) William DeVizia (jazz), Nov. 10. Night Train, Nov. 12. MAXWELL'S 1039 Washington St. Hoboken (201) The Pontiac Bros., Madder Rose, The Streams, Nov. 6. BETTY, Drink Me, early show Nov. 7, Royal Trux, Broke, Gaunt, late show Nov. 7. Spectrum, Antietam, Nov. 8. Ween, Nov. 12. MINE STREET COFFEE HOUSE First Reformed Church 9 Bayard St., New Brunswick (908) All shows at 8:30 p.m. Rick liowhite (blues and ragtime), Nov. 7. Roger Deitz (folk and original songs), Nov. 14. THE PIPELINE 841 Broadway, Newark (201) Industrial/techno night, Fridays. Top 10 CDs 1. Petar Gabriel, L's 2. Eric Clapton. Unplugged 3. Alice <n Chains. Dirt: 4. Spin Doctors. Pocketful ofkryptonite 5. Madonna. Erotica 6. Extreme. /// Sides to Every Story 7. Helmet. Meantime 8. K.O. Lane. Ingenue 9. Expose 10. Neil Voting. Harwst Moon Sales figures courtesy of Alwilk Records Open-mike night, Mondays. FAST LANE II 207 Fourth Ave., Asbury Park (908) cent dance night, Saturdays. The Outcry, Wednesdays. "Alternative" dance night, Thursdays. Biohazard, Nov. 6. John Wesley Harding, Bare Naked Ladies. Mary Winningham. 'Nov. 7. Murphy's Law, Nov. 13. Mojo Nixon, Nov. 14. FREDDY'S 1 Mill St., Bernardsville (908) Mark Dacey (comedy), Sundays. Higher Authority, Nov. 6. Thunderhill, Nov. 7. Pachamama. Nov. 12. World Within, Nov. 13. GIGGLES 'N BITS Raritan River Club 85 Church St., New Brunswick Rave night (all ages admitted), Sundays. Deep Jimi & The Zep Creams, Eternal Vision, Nov. 12. PLAYPEN LOUNGE Route 35, Sayreville (908) Male revue, Fridays. John Eddie (acoustic), Tuesdays. Edgar Cayce, Wednesdays. RED BULL CAFE Best Western Red Bull Inn 1271 Route 22, Bridgewater (908) Cabaret night, Tuesdays through Dec. 15. Frankie Lee & The Bluzblasters, Nov. 6. Stack House, Nov. 7. THE ROCK HORSE Second & Kingsley Asbury Park (908) Ace Frehley, Nov. 6. Cro-Mags, Leeway, Nov. 7. Drifter, Nov. 13. Law & Order, Nov. 14. THE ROXY 95 French St., New Brunswick (908) Industrial/techno dance night, Sundays. SAM'S GRILLE 777 Route 202, Raritan (908) Warren Chiasson Trio, Mondays. SCANDALS 3793 Route 1 South Brunswick (908) Male revue, Wednesdays. "Alternative" night, Thursdays. SHOGUN Route 27, Kendall Park (908) Live comedy Fridays and Saturdays. SOUTH RIVER PUB 66 Main St., South River (908) John Eddie (acoustic), Tuesdays. Backstreets Duo, Wednesdays. STANHOPE HOUSE Main & High, Stanhope (201) Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, Brian Murphy & Friends, Nov. 6. Lisa Best & The Bluescasters, Nov. 7. Queen Bee & THe Blue Hornet Band, Nov. 13. Loup Garou feydeco), Nov. 14. Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers, Nov. 20. John Hammond, Bill Kelly w/ Andy Goessling, Nov. 21. Blue Sparks, Nov. 25. Billy Hector & The Fairlanes, Nov STONE PONY 913 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park (908) The Outcry, Thursdays. Material Issue, The Mighty Lemon Drops, Too Much Joy, Nov. 6. Widespread Panic, Blind Melon, The Rum Runners, Nov. 7. Chris Harford, Nov. 12. Blue Oyster Club, Nov. 14. Asia, Nov. 15. Matthew Sweet, Nov. 17. Mary's Danish, Darting Buds, Nov. 21. John Eddie, Nov. 27. The Kentucky Headhunters, Mango Bros., Nov. 28. Peter Himfnelman, Shona Laing. Lizard Music, Dec. 12. STRESS FACTORY Clarion Hotel 2055 Route 27, Edison (908) Live comedy Fridays and Saturdays. Bob Nelson, Nov. 7. STUDIO 1 88 Verona Ave., Newark (201) Nuclear Assault, Nov. 6. "Penny Lane, Nov. 7. Biohazard, Nov. 13. The Lost, Nov. 14. Cro-Mags, Leeway, Nov. 21. Reigndance, Nov. 27. TIVOU GARDENS Scanticon-Princeton Route 1, West Windsor (609) Tony Dinicola, Saturdays and Nov. 27. Smooth Sailen, Nov. 6. Jeanie Bryson Duo, Nov. 8, 22. Dave Posmontier Quartet, Nov. 13. Janice Quinn, Nov. 15, 20, 29. Dick Braytenbah (piano), Nov. 26. U.S. 1 FLEA MARKET Route 1, New Brunswick (908) Blue Smoke (w/bill Turner), Nov. 8. Wendy Beckerman wilt be one of the featured performers on Friday, Nov. 6, when Horizons Coffee House in Franklin Park presents an evening of up-and-coming singer-songwriters who focus on contemporary issues. For more information, call (908) Where the audience elects the villian. A Tony Award-winning Musical by Rupert Holmes Based on an unfinished story by Charles Dickens November 6 - December 13,1992 Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:30 pm Sunday Evenings - November 8,22 & December 6 at Sunday Matinees - November 15,29 & December 13 at 2:30 pm Tickets: $15 For Reservations Call: (908) Ot send a check and self-addressed stamped envelope to: Villagers Theatre P.O. Box 6175, Somerset, NJ Accessible parking, seating and facilities available >una\ en me Art i: & Hentaoe Co November 4-6,1992 Forbes Newspapers V feeteqg{: ~ 25

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74 O'Connor's -SoMany Ways To Make You Happy f.<? Wine with Reason Marilyn Cormack I found a pretty nifty little secret while visiting California, And I think I can tell you about it, if I don't use the name of the winery involved. This vineyard had offered me a private tour of all their facilities, and when I.walked into their storage area, I saw several large, redwood tanks. Large, like 500 gallons. I knew that when vintners first started making wine in California, they didn't have many French oak barrels, and the wines would often be put in these large wooden tanks to age. When the importance of oak cooperage became apparent, these redwood monsters were used just to hold wine while it was waiting for a small oak barrel to become available. My tour guide informed me that their tanks were used just for that purpose; to hold any leftover wines from their other bottlings. Often, the wine was from their very exclusive, expensive special cask bottlings. "What would the leftover wine be used for?" I inquired. "Usually, it is blended into our Proprietor's Reserve label. People don't realize that when they buy that bottle, they are getting some pretty incredible wine." Weil, 1 got excited. Proprietor's Reserve is a term that doesn't have a specific meaning. It doesn't speak of a certain vineyard, or a length of time in a cask. In fact, because they tend to be the most afforable of wines in a wineries lineup, they are often perceived as ordinary table wines with no specific merit. The best definition of a Prop. Reserve may be that it's a wine that the winemaker made to satisfy his personal tastes. But, now that I know the quality of the grapes being used to produce them, it sheds a whole different light on the subject! My homework this week (and feel free to join me in the venture) is to try the Proprietor's Reserve labels of as many wineries as I can find. And I will report these findings back to you next week. Maybe we've hit a gold mine! Sponsored by KINGSTON Wine & Liaucrs FRANKLIN TOWNE CENTER (next to FOODTOWN) Highway 27 Franklin Park, Nj TUESDAY PRIME RIB S 8* WEDNESDAY PRMER1B fc SCAMPI $ 13' S THURSDAY PRIME JUB FRIDAY PRIME RIB fc CHOICE OF SCAMPI OR STIFFED SHRIMP SUNDAY SENIOR PRIME m From P.M. S 7' 5 Try our Super Lnhrrsied Soup. Salad i; Sandv. :c Buffet Mon.-Fri. I).-30AM - 1:30.HM For only Tuesday Nites $O95 PRIME RIB You Can Eat Brunch Buffet 11-2PM Feast upon our tempting array of 9-10 hot items, create your own omelette, select from assorted juices, fruits, fresh baked cinnamon rolls and enjoy our dessert bar Adults$10.95 Children $4.95 (4-12 yr».) Senior Citizens $8.95 Under 3 years Private Partle add $2/person RISTORANTE --COUPON TUESDAY. THURSDAY tv SATURDAY NITES _ Couples NiteH! ' ^^ TREAT ANOTHER COUPLE TO DINNER FREE X PI Rt Tl \SI- YOt K TWO 1 Mlill.N \S ) KKTIVI-; IIIKItt TWO KNTRfiKS FREE I \w;»n.i. i r mi: mo I.MHI.KS 01 I.I.SSKR N M.IF H;O\I VOI'RC'HF.CK V Craluih nl!. ; 'r Will llv \ililf(l In lin- luliil Hill Hilnrv Hit Dahlctinni C'iinnol liv i-ditibliu'ri» iniv nlhit prnniiiliinis. Kxplrts ll/.'ll'92. KORIIKS Reservations Suggested FRIDAY NITE 6 PM-9 PM TALK OF THE TOWN 'GRAND BUFFET" RICHIE AT PIANO Per Person (Children 10 & Under $5.50) Reservations Suggested EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT Starting At 8:00 Richie at Piano & Bobby "MC" INVITE YOU TO "OPEN MIKE - TALENT NITE" Come Sing Alongl Hamilton Blvd., So. Plainfield (Off Rt. 287) We Fry Cholesterol Free NOTE TO OUR CUSTOMERS: In 1991, Chicken Holiday in Dunellen wjjll be celebrating its 11 year anniversary. The ma^agemerit and friendly stall thank you (or yoi r patronage. We would like to add our guarantee of quality food, freshness and prompt service to continue our success. Thank you. 390 NORTH AVE, DUNELLEN OPEN 7 DAYS Daily, 1 larrvlopm Fri & Sali'lill 11pm TAX US YOUR ORDER" Call IMPORTANT:, Chtekdn Holiday In Dunellen accepts an oflwr Chicken Holiday coupons, *o bring In your bost dealt \ 0 j PIECE CHICKEN Reg. M2" $Q25 % ^ + Tax & Delivery Call for delilvery or speedy pick-upl V..,. I S COUPON DINNER FOR TWO 8 Piece Chicken, French Fries or Mashed, V4 Ib Salad, 6 Rolls. 1 Liter Dot- V.. 9+ lax & Delivery Call for delivery or speedy pick-upll! COUPON, _ i MOZZARELLA STICK Reg. '3" N0W$ O75.ill Tax & Delivery Call for delivery or speedy pick-upl < COUPON i 2 MIXED VEGETABLES " Reg. '4 Choieo of: Zucchini, Caulillowor. Broccoli, Mushrooms vati i $ Tax & Delivery^. Call for delivery or speedy pick-upl COUPON 4 OFF 1 Tax & R. Delivery Holiv/orv Any order of $20 or More Holiday Cannot be Combined w/jny other oiler or Coupons) Call for delivery or speedy pick-upl 11 i i»» Weekend Forbes Newspspers., November 4-6,1992

75 in*' & RESTAURANT ^ 69 Main Street Lebanon Casual Country Setting featuring. Italian-American Cuisine Thursday Night LOBSTERFEST $ 9 95 Sunday BRUNCH $ ; ALL YOU CAN EAT! H (908) Exit 20A off Rt Blocks from Rt. 22 Open Tues.-Thurs. 11:30-9:30. Friday till 10 Saturday 4-10 p.m. Sunday 10:30-2:00 p.m. Sunday Dinner 4-9 p.m. Save on a juicy Ribeye Steak & Grand Buffet 1 " or another delicious meal with these limited time coupon offers. CHOPPED'TRIBEYE DINNER STEAK DINNER $ C 9 9 Cannol be used with other discounts I ax not included. Coupon good for any p3rty size Al participating sleak houses. PONDEROS/\ EXPIRES 11/20/92 FN FLEMINGTON LRt. 31 & Church St Includes our Charbroi'ed flibeyo SleaV. choice o( polato. our All-You-Can-Eat Grand Buffet and Sundae Bar Dfssrrt Cannot be used with other discounts Ta«no! included Coupon good If any parly size At participating steakhouses. PONDEROSA EXPIRES 11/20/92 FN PONDEROSA GRAND BUFFET 99 Includes a virtety of hot soups. Ireih salads, hot vegetables and appettren fresh Injil. tasty desserts and Sundai Bar dessert Cannol be used with ol^ discounts Tax not included Coupon good for any party size Moo thru Friday 11 A.M. to 4 P.M At participating ileakhouwi PONDEROSA EXPIRES 11/20/92 OAK TREE FOODS Farm PRODUCE Eggplant $ 2 lbs.for 00 1 Florida Pink Grapefruit 3 lbs. for Organic Produce Apples, Pears, Potatos Carrots & More Fresh Country DELI Hormle Genoa Salami $499 Our own homemade top round Roast Beef $499 Yellow or White American Cheese $O99 mm Ib. FREE Soup (10 0Z. cup) with any sandwich or sub purchase SALE RUNS THURS.-SUNDAY 11/5-11/8 We Now Accept Visa - MasterCard & Discover Cards Market MEAT FN SOMERSET 922 Easton Avenue, X Try our Fresh Custom Butcher Shop SAV6$10.0<] 2 Whoto Chickens 3 tbs. homemade sausage 2»bs. (tone chops 2 fb.s Lonttofi Brolt 3 lbs. Chicken Legs 3 bis. Chopped Chuck *29ss Cannot b«combined OIM Coupon per customer FREE LB. Country Bacon with additional $10.00 meat purchase ATTENTION RESTAURANTS, GROUPS & CATERERS: We sell wholesale meats, produce & deli at 5% over cost for orders called ahead & picked up. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-6, Sat. 8-6, Sun. 8-2 (908) Includes Soup, Salad, Choice Of Lunch Entree 426 E. Main St., Bound Brook, Additional Parking Courtesy Archie's Men's Shop Open 7 Days Banquet Rooms 1992-: 1 Corporate & Family Banquets Parties Up To 60 People Includes Soup, Salad, ft Choice Of Steak, Fillet Of Flounder, Pasta Primavera, Barbecue Chicken, Dessert Coffee or Tea Try a few pieces of Roy's chicken or a whole bucket full. Eat in or take some home. When you're craving chicken, Roy's is ready, hot^delidous^ ^ Buy One"Get One FREE! J! 1/4 Ib. Bacon Cheeseburger rpr<mw*«d weight Lin* 1 par order. Pleas* present coupon» carter aefora ordering. Not good in combination wilh any other oiler. Customer must pay ~ ' tax. Vbidwhere prohibited by law. Cash 1/60*. Good only at parfcipafng Roy Rogers* Coupon Good Through I Just $ Piece Chicken Pack l$6.99 each order. White meat extra. Limit 3 per coupon. Please PJ»9««xipon to cashier before ordering. Not good in combination with any other offer. Void where prohibited by law. Cash value 1/60«. Good bnly at participating Roy RogersS RestauranB. 6oii>on GoocfRirough f 2 I Piece Chicken with Biscuit Buy one 2-piece chicken with biscuit and get another ot «ie same entree free. beforel meat extra. Limit one coupon per customer. Please wesent coupon to cashier I ordering. Not good in combination with any other offer. Customer must pay applicabl sales tax. Void where prohibited by law.^cash - ^ value 1/604. Good only at participating Roy F Let Roy's Cater Your Next Affair Call For Special Prices 1120 Rt 22 East, North Plainfield Terrill Rd., Scotch Plains Rt.22, Somerville Rt. 31, Flemington " FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THESE RESTAURANT PAGES CALL MICKI PULSINELLI AT EXT November 4-6,1992 Forbes Newspapers W e e k e n d 31

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78 Page 2/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out A Forbes Newspapers Supplement Restaurant Locations KENILWORTH ROSELLE CRANFOR "". ROSELL HUNTERDON COUNTY 1. Coach & Paddock 2. Cokesbury Inn 3. Ebbets MIDDLESEX COUNTY 4. The Armory 5. The Barge 6. Big Daddy's 7. Bobby & Mary's 8. Cambridge Inn 9. Chan's Garden 10. Dominies 11. Grand Fortune 12. Linda's Chicken 13. Mom's 14. Rackley's 15. Radicchio 16. Raritan River Club 17. Spain Inn 18. Stage Left 19. Stuff Yer Face 20. Vincenzo's 21. Villa Piancone SOMERSET COUNTY 22. Basking Ridge Country Ctub 23. Bazooka's 24. Bernards Inn 25. Boomerz 26. Bound Brook Inn 27. Bridgewater Manor (Hemingways) 28. Bridgewater Manor (Pergola) 29. Cafe Emilia 30. Catari's 31. Checkmates 32. Colonial Farms 33. Costa Del Sol 34. County Line Inn 35. Court Cafe 36. Espos 37. Ferraro's 38. First Place 39. Holiday Inn 40. Italy, Italy 41. La Cucina 42. La Catena 43. La Strada 44. Leons Catering 45. Magic Grill (Somerville) 46. Main Street/Bucky's 47. Max's 48. McAteers 49. Niko's 50. O'Connors Beef & Ale 51. Rosina's 52. Sahara 53. Shogun 54. Somerset Hills Hotel 55. Somerset Marriott 56. Somerset Plaza Hotel 57. Spain Sukothai 59. Thirsty's 60. Tijuana Joe's Carrot Catering 62. The Willows UNION COUNTY 63. Benihana 64. Chowder Pot 65. II Giardino 66.L'Affaire 67. Magic Grill (Garwood) 68. Romanelli's 69. Snuffy's Pantagis Renaissance 70. Tony's Cafe 71. Westfield Restaurant/Diner

79 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement Dine-Oyt/Nov. 4-6,1992/Page 3 HUNTERDON COUNTY Coach & Paddock Cbkesbury Inn Ebbets MIDDLESEX COUNTY The Armory The Barge Big Daddy's Bobby & Mary's Cambridge Inn Chan's Garden Dominies m^\j% 1 III IIww Grand Fortune Linda's Chicken Mom's Rackley's Radicchio Raritan River Club Spain Inn "Stage Left Stuff Yer Face Vincenzo's Villa Piancone New Jersey Eats Out I N D E SOMERSET COUNTY Basking Ridge Country Club Bazooka's Bernards Inn Boomerz Bound Brook Inn Bridgewater Manor (Hemingways) Bridgewater Manor (Pergola) Cafe Emilia Catari's Checkmates Colonial Farms Costa Del Sol County Line Inn Court Cafe Espos Ferraro's First Place Holiday Inn Italy, Italy La Cucina La Catena LaStrada Leons Catering Magic Grill (Somerville) Main Street/Bucky's Max's About our cover Photo by Rob Paine Cover Design by Nancy Lengyel Model Ejizabeth Farro, owner of Hair Fashion Institute on Watchung Avenue in North PlainfiekJ is wearing a red evening dress by NIGHTUNE available at the Better Dress Department at MACY*S Bridgewater. Hair styled by Vincent Farro and Michael Pacucci of Club Beaute at The Village at Bedminster located in the Hills. Drink courtesy of The Bridgewater Manor. Shot on location at Hemingways at The Bridgewater Manor, on Route 202/206, Bridgewater. X ; McAteers Niko's O'Connors Beef & Ale Rosina's Sahara Shogun Somerset Hills Hotel Somerset Marriott Somerset Plaza Hotel Spain 92 Sukothai Thirsty's Tijuana Joe's 24 Carrot Catering The Willows New Jersey Eats Out UNION COUNTY Benihana Chowder Pot II Giardino L'Affaire Magic Grill (Garwood) Romanelli's Snuff/s Pantagis Renaissance Tony's Cafe Westfield Restaurant/Diner Restaurant Photos By Peter Robertson and Forbes Staff Photographers > Somerset Messenger Gazette Bound Brook Chronicle Middlesex Chronicle Franklin Focus Hills-Bedminster Press Green Brook-North PlainfieW Journal Warren-Watchung Journal Somerset Guide Metuchen-Edison Review Middlesex Chronicle Piscataway-Dunellen Review South PlainfiekJ Reporter Highland Park Herald Middlesex Guide Cranford Chronicle Scotch Plains-Fanwood Press Westfield Record To Subscribe To Forbes Newspapers Call HUNTERDON COUNTY COACH N' PADDOCK (908) Hampton, New Jersey, Route 78, Exit 12 Hampton (4 miles west of Clinton) When you eat at the Coach N' Paddock in Hunterdon County you will marvel at the history of this place. The main section, built over 300 years ago, contains the Blane Room (named after a former owner, Dr. Blane, who lived there in the 1800s) on the first floor and a large cherry banquet room on the second. Both rooms have beautiful large fireplaces, an open beam ceiling on the large handhewn timbers. One of the fireplaces, built of fleldstone, is 6 V2- feet tall, 9-feet wide and Meet deep. Two other wings, added more than 130 years ago, also contain dining rooms and a banquet room in the true old world tradition. The owners, Jim Russo, George Myers and Palmer Russo, keeping with the tradition of former owners, have increased the size of the restaurant again by adding a large banquet facility seating 200 persons for weddings, corporate and business functions and private parties. This room will also be used for ballroom dancing, with music of the big band era, throughout the year on scheduled Saturday nights. Other events include Friday night dancing with live bands and special German festivals in the spring. There are 10 hot and cold appetizers, soup or salads to choose from including Caesar salad prepared table side. The average price of an appetizer ranges from $647. All entrees are served with a tossed mixed green salad and a choice of two from potato du jour, homemade spaetzle (noodles), fresh vegetables du jour or rice pilaf. There are many ways to come and go to Coach N' Paddock. There is a heliport on the grounds as well as a hot air balloon landing area for diners (weather permitting). Surrounded by manicured grounds and rolling hills, our beautiful stately manor house is a genial spot to enjoy a fine German- American fare for lunch, dinner or Sunday Brunch.

80 Page 4/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out HUNTERDON COUNTY A Forbes Newspapers Supplement j g p, J / :^; :: 5 ""'-/mm i COKESBURY INN & RESTAURANT (908) Main St., Lebanon Dining at the Cokesbury Inn and Restaurant is a pleasant experience. The present owner, N** Germak, changed the name and menu when he first opened in April of last year. He said he wasrrt sure what type of food his clientele would prefer so he started off with standard American/ Continental fare. After being open for six months, he realized he made a mistake. He said his customers were too sophisticated for ordinary fare. With that in mind, he hired a new chef and revised the menu to serve mainly Italian dishes. Since then, his business has increased 130 percent and he is planning to add on a banquet room. Nick Is a young man with years of experience in the restaurant business who enjoys what he is doing and could probably speak for hours about various restaurants in New Jersey. Nick also owns Parkside Catering in Berkeley Heights. He travels back and forth to each place. Both establishments have a large staff and Nick is proud of his low turnover ratio of employees. The Cokesbury Inn was built in 1835 and a lot of refurbishing was done both inside and out to restore it to its original decor. The entrance way has the wide plank floors and the two dining rooms (smoking and nonsmoking) have several fireplaces. There is the ou fashioned tin on the ceiling and half-way down the walls. Nick said the tin wasn't part of the original building but was installed in 1877 alter a fire. The menu is interesting and the prices are reasonable. Chef Peter Klepchick is a Johnson and Wales graduate with several years of experience. His menu is a mixture of both classical and southern Italian, Tex-Mex (chicken and steak fajitas), cajun (cajun calamari and blackened chicken salad) and American. The average price of an entree is $11-$15 and the most expensive items are the steaks (filet mignon for $16.95). Appetizers consist of dams casino ($5.50), cajun calamari ($4.50), chicken tenderloins ($4.95) and beef satav ($4.95). There are four salads ($3.95 for a house said to $5.95 for roasted peppers and mozzarella) and two soups. Pasta choices (six in all) can be ordered as an appetizer ($4.95-$5.95) cr as an entree ($795-$9.95). Choices include rigatoni, liinguine, penne, fettuam, cavatelli and broccoli and a tri-cokxed tortehini sauteed in a gorgonzola cream sauce ($8.95). Entrees include two veal selections ($12.95), five chicken dishes ($10.95-$14.95 for a grilled chicken and shrimp gorgonzola), sauteed Norwegian Salmon ($12.95), stuffed sole du jour ($11.95), shrimp scampi ($12.95), and four beef choices ($12.95-$16.95 for filet mignon or steak au powre). All entrees are served with a house salad, vegetables and starch or pasta dujour. The Inn has good food, friendly service and an interesting, enthusiastic owner. -Where Friends Gather for Good Food & Drinkcasual Dining for the Best Value & RESTAURANT Now Accepting Reservations foil the Holidays Open Tues.-Thurs. 11:30-9:30, Fri. 9:30- PM, Sat PM Sunday Brunch 10:30-2:00, Dinner 4-9 PM 69 MAIN ST. LEBANON EBBETS (908) Route 523, Whitehouse Station This rural part of central New Jersey is home to a great restaurant. Sited in an old hotel that has wide plank floors on its bottom level, a partial ceiling of tin on the second floor, open beams from the ceiling, and original fieldstone wads, this casual, family restaurant is decorated with sports paraphernalia for a fun atmosphere in which to dine. The menu is simple but plentiful. It includes various finger snacks, hamburgers and American food, with some Mexican dishes as well. The menu at Ebbets is diversified to fit most tastes. There are 10 appetizers such as mini pizzas ($4.50-$5.95), nachos ($7.95), steamers ($7.50), and chili ($3.50). The menu also includes several soups and large-portion salad dishes. Also on the bill of fare are such favorites as a cheese steak ($4.95), hot dogs ($3.50), hamburgers, reubens and club sandwiches ($4.95), as well as fajitas ($8.95) and in-the-basket chicken ($5.95), shrimp or fish and chips ($4.95). Most of these include fries and cole slaw. Other items include BBQ beef ribs, buffalo wings, homemade fried chicken, seafood Wellington or New York strip steak that is accompanied by salad and a choice of potato or rice ($13.95). MIDDLESEX COUNTY Love A Harbor View? Love A Great Time? Love Seafood? 200 Front Street Perth Amboy, ix.d (908) STRIPES AN AMERICAN S\EA AT Where Fun Just Happens "On The Waterfront" GRILL

81 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement MIDDLESEX COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6,1992/Page 5 THE BARGE (908) Front Street, Perth Amboy, N.J. The Barge Restaurant in Perth Amboy has a lot of things going for it. Not only does it serve excellent seafood which is delivered daily (shipped from Maine to distributor in the Highlands), but it is located across the street from the revitalized waterfront. A night of dining at The Barge should include a walk along the waterfront. It is a splendid view of Raritan-Bay, and a romantic interlude as well. The restaurant has been in existence for over 60 years; the last 10 years by owners George and Tom Nickolas. George's wife Delores, who is also the hostess, told us that it was once a floating barge, but a fire destroyed it, and was rebuilt at the present location. If you want to know more of the history of the Barge, I suggest you stop in and visit with Alex Vocinakhas the bartender and son-in-law of George. He has been working there longer than the present owners and knows the history. Raritan Bay is a natural resource that has been neglected for years. I'm glad to see that some towns, like Perth Amboy, recognize this and are doing something to clean it up. The restaurant has dark wood paneling, green carpeting, captains chairs and laminated tables. There are several game fish hanging from the walls that add to its old-fashion seafood establishment look. To take advantage of the view, there are three large bow bay windows in front. Ask for a table with a view of the water; it will put you in just the right mood for seafood. Because The Barge is located next to the bay, seafood is the obvious specialty. Seafood entrees can be broiled. The menu also includes Italian dishes, steak, chops and London broil. Dinners include potato, vegetable or salad. The Barge offers solid, old-fashion seafood, prepared expertly in sizable portions. Prices are reasonable, and the service is friendly and informal. For a seafood dinner at the north end of the Jersey shore, the Barge is the place to go. And don't forget the walk along the waterfront GL, 2 FOR 1 SUNDAY THRU FRIDAY ( $ 15 Max. Off on 2nd Dinner) Exec. Spec. - w/coupon Hurry In! Expires 12/15/ Front St., Perth Amboy On the Waterfront Quaint Cocktail Lounge OPEN 7 DAYS - CALL FOR RESERVATIONS f Major Credit Cards Recommended by CUE BIG DADDY'S 253 French St/Route There are many faces to Big Daddy's in New Bmrswick. M first glance you would think it was a nightclub because of trie outside sign advertising»ve music When you enter to dine you are seeted h a dining room of bnck wans and a flagstone Door with the bar straight ahead. There are two separate dining areas. One is diecty in front as you wak in, while there is another smafer area to the right of the bar. SostinQ is st combination of nigh booths snd tables. Big Daddy's looks ike a friendtir neighborhood tavern. Beyond the bar is the nightclub area of Big Daddy's. This room has one of the largest dance floors in the area So, what is Big Daddy's? A nightclub, a friendly neighborhood tavern, or an Italian restaurant? Wei, it's al three. You can stop in anytime to get a good meal or stay late to listen and/or dance to good music. The menu has a wide choice of appetizers, soups and side dishes. Prices range from $225 tor a cup of seafood bisque to $9.95 for a hot seafood anjpasto for 2-4 people. The average price is $5.95 for an appetizer, $2.50 for a bowl of soup and $4.95 for a side dish of vegetables sauteed in garic and oil. There are ww choices of pasta, from angel hat- (white or black) to zru. But the real selection Is h the sauces. There are 20 choices and if you don't see what you want, ask and they (908) , New Brunswick wil try to accommodate. Pasta selections cost $8.95 and they include a salad and ttalan bread. There is an additional charge of $1 for any pasta served with meat or seafood. In addition to the pasta dishes, the menu also has the baked pasta choices (zrb, shells, msnicotn, lasagna and eggplant). These range in price from $8.95 for baked ztt to $11.95 for eggplant SUSan There is a large selection of entrees, including 18 seafood choices from $835 for garlic calamari or fried flounder to market price for stuffed lobster. Most of the seafood selections cost anywhere from $ Meat entrees include five chicken ($7.95- $10.95), four veal ($11.95-$13.95) and six choices of steak or chops ($ ). AH entrees include a salad, bread and choice of baked potato, French fries or pasta. One of the first things owner Larry Ricenuto did was hire chef Justine Albanese who has 15 years of experience as a cook. Some of Albanese's selections are basic and some not so basic. For example, there is the chicken and veal parmigiana or francaise, but also stuffed calamari (with crabmeat) and garlic pork chops. Some of his sauces are pink cheese, oreganato, marsala cream, basil cream, pink ricotta and matridana. These are definitely not sauces you will find in most restaurants. CLUi RESTAURANT OPEN DAILY 11 AM FOR THE FINEST HOMESTYLE ITALIAN & SEAFOOD IN THE AREA CATERING & PARTIES FOR ALL OCCASIONS LOOK FOR THE FINEST LIVE ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY DINNER & DANCE NIGHTLY KEEP AN EYE ON OUR DAILY SPECIALS LOBSTER 1V4 tb. Lobster... *9" 14 oz PRIME RIB * FRENCH STREET (ROUTE 27) Right On The New Brunswick & Somerset Border BOBBY & MARY'S (908) William St, Piscataway Bobby and Mary's has functions as weddings, showsomething for everyone. ers, private parties, retirement Sandwiches for the crowd dinners and holiday parties coming or going to the movies, from people. Italian food as a specialty of the Billed by co-owner Mary Rfepatrick as a "non-fast food house, traditional American food such as steaks, roast family restaurant," Bobby and beef, turkey, pork chops and Mary's provides patrons with fresh seafood almost any ample portions and discounted way you can think of and prices for children. There are last but not least there is its 18- also breakfast and lunch specials Monday through Friday, 8 inch diameter pizza for the whole family. a.m.-4 p.m. This casual restaurant, decorated in soothing mauve and Bobby and Mary's is open green tones, is in a 100-yearold historic building. The renovated pavilion with its own kitchen, bar and dining area are perfect locations for such seven days a week, Mondays to Thursdays 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 am.- 11 p.m., and Sundays 1-10 p.m. Bobby & Mary's 318 William St., Piscataway We Are Available For AR Your Party Needs Separate Catering Facilities People Weddings»Showers«Rehearsal Dinners Private Parties Boole Early for Holiday Parties Special Corporate Rates Available For Breakfast & Lunch Monday-Friday 8-4pm Monday Night Football FREE Half Time Buffet Make Your Holiday Reservations Now

82 Page 6/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out MIDDLESEX COUNTY CAMBRIDGE INN (908) Summerhill Road, Spotswood In the past two years of existence, the Cambridge Inn has built a reputation for friendly atmosphere and variety of selections. Patrons are ready to relax when seated in its comfortable dining area, decorated in soothing mauve, blue and beige shades. The menu has a continental flavor, as well as daily specials. Monday is Prime Rib Night and the Cambridge Inn also features a complimentary buffet during half-time of the weekly professional football game. Tuesdays spotlight "two for one" dinners, while on Wednesdays it's Tex/Mex and Cajun cuisine. Chicken specials and a clam bake are Thursday's attractions, and a lobster buffet graces Friday's special menu. Different specials are the highlight of Saturday nights. Sunday is Family Day at the Cambridge Inn. Children's portions are 99 cents, and complete dinners can be had for as little as $9.95. A champagne brunch is offered from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and Happy Hour lasts all day. The Cambridge Inn, owned by David Huneke, H.L. and Walter Mayer, accepts all major credit cards. It is open Mondays to Thursdays 11:30 a.m.- 10 p.m. (dining room), 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m. (bar); Fridays and Saturdays 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. (dining room), 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m. (bar); Sundays 11 a,m.-9 p.m.) (dining room), 2 p.m.- 12:30 am. (bar). A.Forbes Newspapers Supplement Mo, food-grocj MIRTH I 19 Summerhill Rd., Spotswood MONDAY Prime R b Night & MondayN ght Football TUESDAY Two Fer One Dinners WEDNESDAY JazzNigM i THURSDAY Karoke «ingja-long 9:30prr FRIDAY Lobster Huffet FRI./SAT Live Entertainment 9:30prrj SUNDAY Champagie Brunch llam-2pm WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY Lunch Buffet CHAN'S GARDEN 372 North Ave., Dunellen For authentic, Old World The average price per entree is Chinese flavor from the $8. decor to the food - Chan's Garden is the place. Owner Hai Chan, who started as a chef at age 14 in China, immigrated to the United States in He worked as a chef in Chinatown until opening his first restaurant in North Sea Village in Livingston. Chan's Garden opened shortly after and is managed now by Hai's son, Robert Chan. The menu, under the direction of Chef Schung, carries much more than the typical Chinese restaurant. The chef specializes in the hot and spicy food of the Szechuan region and the authentic Cantonese flavors of Hong Kong cuisine. Chan's Garden also features monthly specials and a traditional Chinese breakfast, din sum, every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The restaurant's decor features hand-carved wooden dragons and phoenix from China. Banquet facilities also are available for parties of 150 or more for such events as bridal showers and parties. The staff also prepares food for outside catering. Chan's Garden is open Mondays though Fridays 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays 11 a a.m.-10:30. 0 p.m. It is handicapped accessible and has a cocktail lounge. Major credit cards are accepted. Monday - Thursday Cannot Be Used On Holidays' O r ^ Combined Win Any Othe J> '. Coupons of Offers JTA DOMINIC'S RISTORANTE Hamilton St., New Brunswick Easily ranking as one of New Brunswick's top restaurants is Dominic's Ristorane. In business since 1968, Dominic's was once located on Somerset Street. Owners Jean and Dominic DeFrank purchased JI old Hamilton Street Victorian mansion that once housed another restaurant and opened at their new location in December They restored the mansion to its former etegaice and now provide a beautiful atmosphere to accompany their southern Italian cuisine. Inside are several small dining rooms with fireplaces, polished wood ceilings and parquet floors, and a small bar with tables for dining. The setting is formal with white tablecloths, full silver and glassware and a bud vase with silk flowers. Service is provided by both a waitress and busboy who attend to all your neefc; plates and silverware are efficiently removed and replaced throughout the meal. Dominic's menu is large, featuring over 20 hot and cold appetizers ($5.95- $11.95 for a hot sampler platter), three salads ($5.25-$9.95 for a Sicilian salad) and 20 pasta selections ($9.95-$14.95). Some of the unusual appetizers include tripe in a marinara sauce and spinach-stuffed artichoke hearts. Pasta dishes include Gnocchi marinara, broccoli with anchovies, and fettucini with sausage and sun dried tomato in a cream sauce. Entrees include veal, chicken and meat dishes. Among the featured items are angel hair pirtanesca (chicken broth sauce with garlic, whole tomatoes, parsley, chovies, gaeta olives and olive oil), homemade fish sauce (shrimp, clams, lobster tails, olives, filet of flounder, plum tomatoes and onions sauteed agd served over linguine), grilled swordfish with basil sauce, lobster tail, surf and turf, and twin filet mignon wrapped in bacon and served with a brown mushroom gravy. Entrees include a house salad, fresh bread and choice of pasta or French fries. Dominic's Ristoran Fine Southern Italian te hiisme Elegant Dining ii 200 year old Victorian Mansion All food cooked and spiced to order. Private parties up to 60 Large meeting room available Always lots of free parking en premises Reservations now being taken for Qhris tmas Parties Open Mon.-Fr.for Lunch & Dinner Dinners Sat. start ng at 5:00 PM Closed Sinday 276 Hamilton Street New Bninsvvick, NJ (9C8) R< scroll innns Suggested

83 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement MIDDLESEX COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6,1992/Page 7 GRAND FORTUNE GARDEN 716 Oak Tree Ave., South Plainfield The Grand Fortune Gatien Chinese Restaurant has several things going for it, including good food, but there are two items worth mentioning. One is their new Chinese buffet on Sunday nights from 4-9 p.m. tor only $10.95, and two is their sincere friendliness. Owners Victor Chen and his wife Cathy, along with their manager Joe Chen, greet their customers as if they have know them all their Kves. And, based on what I observed, their customers are all regulars who in face do know the Chens. They are all on a first-name basis. This loyalty of customers is unique in a business so competitive as are restaurants in general and Chinese restaurants in particular. This can a% mean consistency In food and strvtce and comfortableness in atmosphere. This is exactly what the Grand Fortune G*deri has to offer its patrons. Observe the letters of recommendation decorasng the front window as you enter the restaurant One customer revels in the fact that h» and his wife have ordered General Tos chicken** least a hundred times since the nataurant's opening seven days ago. Tha atonsphere is fairly consistent with.other Chinese restaurants with banners hang- Ing on the wal, but it is much larger and more Irrtmat*. Once a smal store with only 10 table*, It expanded by adding on the two next to it. The addition uses folding screens to separate tables from each other for a more comfortable setting.' A nice touch is at the entrance to the restaurant where Victor has imported chairs from Taiwan fa customers who wait to be seated. Another deeght is the ladies' room with blow dryers and a baby change station, a definite hit with, ail the housewives. The buffet, which has been running for a while, consist of your choice of soup, appetizers such as egg rolls and spare ribs and 14 different entrees from shrimp chow mein, vegetable io mein, eggtooyoung, beef and seafood entrees and chef specialities such as General To's chicken. Items on the buffet change regularly and if you go there often, enough you are likely to taste everything on the large menu. Another item worth mentioning is the imported Chinese fruits, not sold in stores, that are offered with the buffet Fruits, such as lychees, longans and loquats (little orange and white balls) soaking in their own juices, are a delightful touch to the buffet Visiting the Grand Fortune Garden, whether with one or two friends, you have a choice of 14 different Chinese dishes to taste and savor. Grand Fortune Garden is open seven days a week, takeout included, Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.: and Sunday, noon-10 p.m. No Exp. Date 5.00 OFF ANY j PURCHASE I of s or more J GRAND FORTUNE CHINA LIGHT GRAND FORTUNE CHINA LIGHT FN No Exp. Date *3.00 OFF ANY PURCHASE of'15.00 or more Limit One Per Party Limit One Per Party Not Valid With Any Other Offer Not Valid With Any Other Offer. 11/5/92 1 FN No Exp. Date PURCHASE ONE DINNER SECOND DINNER FN PRICE GRAND FORTUNE CHINA LIGHT (ala carte menu only) Not Valid For Buffet or Take-Out 11/5/92 CHINA LIGHT (908) , E. Broad St., Westfield Victor and Cathy Chen, the owners of the Grand Fortune Garden in South Plainfield, have expended their operation; they opened their second Chinese restaurant, the China Light in Westfield. Competition in the restaurant business is intense, but competing in Chinese food is brutal. Probably every town in New Jersey has two or more Chinese restaurants or take-out service. Victor and Cathy compensate for this by paying attention to detail. Their restaurants are not ordinary by anyone's standard. Observe the imported chairs in the front area or the wooden sign hanging on the back wat with the year in Chinese. Notice the embroidered tapestry hanging in the front window. Want some more examples? The dividers are made of teak wood that resemble wood carvings. The restaurant is in downtown Westfield and in between two other stores, consequently no side windows. Victor created what looks like framed windows but inserted colored etched glass. One worth noting is a map of New Jersey with stars denoting South Plainfield and Westfield, the locations of their two restaurants. Each little detail has that "Chen" touch that makes their restaurants unique. Even their garnishes are beautifully arranged. Victor and Cathy take great pleasure in pleasing their customers. Their sincere friendliness is one of the reasons they do so well. China Light's menu is large, with over 140 items from which to choose. Chefs Specialties (21 in all) cost from $9.94-$ Pork, poultry and beef selections average $8-$9. Seafood choices cost $9.25-$ There is also an assortment of fresh garden selections ($6.25-$6.95), appetizers $1.20- $5.50) and soup ($1.20-$4.55). Dining with the Chens is a pleasant experience. The service at China Light is excellent, the food good, the atmosphere unique and stunning and the prices outstanding. LINDA'S FLAME ROASTED CHICKEN Route 27 (Tops Plaza) Edison (opening soon) 1555 St Georges Ave. (Bradtees Shopping Ctr.) Colonia (908) Bkwmfiekl Ave. (Broadway Sq. Shopping Ctr.) WestCaldwell (201) 22&-K22 "Linda's Flame Roasted Chicken cornbread, fresh salads and sandis a revolutionary dining concept, a healthy and delicious alternative to today's fast food," says owner Linda Goldberger Weissbrod. Linda is the fourth generation of her family to be in the chicken business, It was a natural choice for her and her husband to combine their 20 years of experiences in the restaurant and marketing fields to come up with the concept. Linda's Flame Roasted Chicken features scrumptious marinated rotisserie chicken, slow-roasted in a custom-made open brick hearth. The flames in the front window attract customers off main thoroughfares just to see what's cooking! Linda's offers a tempting menu of complete chicken platters, hot and cold side dishes, fresh steamed vegetables, homemade wiches and Linda's "grandmother's old fashioned chicken soup. The price range begins at just $1.99 for a complete meal! Linda's recently introduced her "Kiddie Meal," also a complete lunch or dinner, for children for just $2.99. The menu is rounded out with a variety of specialty desserts, spring waters and natural fruit juices. All Linda's Chicken locations offer a beautiful dining room for eating in and take-out service. Delivery and fax services are also available. Look for the flames in the window at the newest Linda's Chicken location, at the Tops Plaza Shopping Center on Route 27 in Edison, scheduled to open in early December. THERE'S A NEW CHICK EN TOWN! COMING SOON TO EDISON! Rt. 27, Tops Plaza Other Locations: 771 BtamfiddAv^WestCildwell 1655 Fax Fax Mom's Ristorante Rt. 27, Edison Mom's Ristorante, offering quality Chops Champagniola, and you food and style in an atmosphere of won't be disappointed. Into charm and style, has recently redecorated seafood? Fresh red salmon, the restaurant in an attrac- snapper or halibut steak is fresh tive black and white ambience. and cooked to perfection. A Mom's has been in business 24 seafood specialty, Seafood years. A unique combination is found in Venezia with mussels, shrimp, scallops in a pink vodka sauce, is a the owner Antonio Poletti who has delight also been the chef. The Poletti family, who will soon celebrate their 25th anniversary in business, prides itself in the excellence and wholesomeness of their food. Mom's offers fine business lunches along with early bird and dinner specials. Daily specials, both lunch and dinner, are served seven days. Dinner starts at $8.95; lunch from $7.25. Pasta selections are plentiful with a choice of tri-color pasta, linguini pescatore, and pasta with a pink sauce (vodka and cream). Lunch is a treat when you order Scallops Fra Diavolo or Stuffed Calamari both under $10. Veal, of course, is a specialty. How about trying Veal Romanoff with fresh mushrooms, artichokes Early bird dinners are offered in over covered with melted mozzarella 40 entrees from veal, chicken, seafood, beef and pasta specialties. Having a special event or family party? Mom's will pay attention to every detail. and light brown gravy? A delightful meal in a first class atmosphere awaits you and your family at Mom's! There's no better place than Mom's for fine dining. Ask for one of their special For reservations, call (908) 287- dishes, Chicken Antonio or Pork LUNCH SPECIALS M-F 11:30-3 P.M. Chicken Antonio Stuffed Calamari > Pork Chops Campagniola many more EARLY BIRD SPECIALS Over 40 Entrees $Q95 Mon.-Fri. 3:00-5:30 P.M. ij Book Your Holiday Party Now! (Inc. Soup Or Salad, Pot. or Pasta, Veg.) Catering for Christenings, Anniuersaries, RehearsdS Shower Parties MOM'S RISTORANTE 1984 Rt. 27, Edison (908)

84 Page 8/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out MIDDLESEX COUNTY "T A Forbes Newspapers Supplement RACKLEY'S (908) South Washington Ave., Piscataway Magic Clown appears on Sun- day and Wednesday evenings. Kids eat free from Sundays through Thursdays. Enjoy the pleasant Southwestern decor at Rackley's, which brands itself "the only place for ribs." The restaurant also features delicious steaks and other items in addition to its fabulous ribs. Nightly specials include "all you can eat ribs" on Mondays for $13.95, while Tuesdays are "steak nites" when a mouthwatering 20-ounce steak is featured. "All you can eat ribs" makes a return engagement on Thursdays, and Toto the Rackley's is open 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays, noon-11 p.m. Saturdays, and noon-9:30 p.m. Surv days. Rackley's has a full liquor license. Call-ahead seating is available, as well as a private dining area which can be reserved two weeks in advance. SPECIALS TOTO THE MAQIC CLOWN Wednesday ft Sunday Nfres oft >:30-8:30 Monday Nights All-You-Can-Eat BABY BACK RIBS Thursday Nights... All-You- RIBS TOO! ty thai 1 Nites... AT FREE adult per child Tuesday KNITE Irloln $9.95 an-eat $13.95 CKLBY'S the only place for ribs 1776 South Washington Avenue, Piscataway Home & Office Delivery Available Pax RADICCHIO (908) Rartlan Ave., Highland Park After extensive remodeling and a change in venue, owner Frank Perger has created Radicchio, an upscale Northern Italian restaurant in the heart of Highland Park. The chef at Radicchio is John C. Vohal, who grew up in New Brunswick. John has worked at several local restaurants, notably Panfco's, as well as at some South Jersey establishments. John Is in complete charge ot the kitchen here, and his creativity is apparent when yuo read his menu. The dining room is a mixture of the old and the new. The famtiar knotty pine paneling from the Homestead is still there, along with some newer paneling. The tables and chairs are from the old establishment, but now they are covered with linens. The old bar was shortened and moved and what was once the bar area is now the dining room. There are two dining rooms, which fill up quickly on weekends. Reservations are recommended, particularly on weekends. There is so much to choose from that you feel like having a little but of everying. Radicchio's menu includes nine appetizers ($3-$3.95 for an antipastd for two), four salads ($2.50-$6.25 for seafood poached with Marsala wine, garlic, lemon and herbs) and two soups at $2.50. Some of the more interesting appetizers indude fresh strips of salmon carved in the shape of a rose, oven roasted with garlic and basil in olive oil, served chilled. Also of note are the large shrimp roasted with garlic, balsamic vinegar and herbs and served chilled with lemon. For entrees there are seven pasta dishes, four veal choices, three chicken, four meat entrees and five seafood selections. The seafood selections feature scallops sauteed with bacon, broccoli raab, tomatoes, mushrooms and garlic, served with penne pasta in a brown sauce and finished with parmesan cheese and black olives. Meat selections include lamb chops dredged in ground hazelnuts, roasted and served with a mint hazelnut pesto sauce and sirloin steak with a wild mushroom sauce. Seafood includes lemon sole stuffed with lump crab, spinach and sun dried tomatoes, dipped in a light egg batter, sauteed and served with a light lemon cream can also order bay scallops in the shell, sauteed and served with a lemon and white wine buter sauce on a bed of radicchio. Great food, excellent service and friendly conversation who can ask for anything more of a restaurant? Ristorante Finest Italian Cuisine SPECIAL LUNCHEON ENTREES $6*95 * $9*95 2 Fresh Pasta Specials (inc. saiad e Bread) Chicken Or Shrimp (Inc. 2 Vegetables of the Day) Lunch 11:30-2:30 Mon.-Fri. Dinner 7 Days - Mon.-Thurs. 5:30-10pm Fri.-Sat. 5:30-11pr)i Sun. 4:30-9pm Daily Dinner Specials (including Ravioli Dujour) 217 Raritan Ave, Highland Park All major credit < RARITAN RIVER CLUB (908) Church St, New Brunswick One of New Brunswick's hottest night spots, the Raritan River Club offers patrons the chance to dine in elegant surroundings that feature tile and wood floors, brass accents and a glass-enclosed atrium with fireplace. The Raritan River Club has the largest variety of fresh fish in central New Jersey, notes co-owner John Rfeley. The chef offers several unique seafood and meat specialties daily. Appetizers include smoked Scottish salmon with a light mustard sauce, Maryland crabcakes with a sherry wine sauce and steamed littteneck clams. The Raritan River Club features a raw bar that offers diners their choice of HUeneck clams, oysters and shrimp, alone or in several taste-tempting combinations. Seafood also comprises a major portion of the restaurant's entrees. Treat yourself to rainbow trout aknondine or perhaps some paella Hems such as catfish, salmon or trout can be broled, grated, blackened or fried to your taste. Fresh Maine lobster is *so available. Meat lovers are not ignored at the Raritan Rher Club, as the chef offers lamb chops, filet mignon, steak and sauteed chicken forsteier (sauteed chicken breast served with a mushroom, scajfion, fresh tarragon and lemon butter sauce). Full liquor license. Spacious bar has 30 seats. Extensive wine 1st Happy hour daily with raw bar and free buffet. Live dinner music every Friday and Saturday night Dinner dance dub every Friday night beginning at 9:30 p.m. Enjoy dinner before the comedy show on Saturday nights. Three comedians entertain during each show. All major credit cards accepted. Reservations highly recommended Fridays and Saturdays. Lunch is served Mondays-Fridays from 11:30 a.m. Dinner is served Mondays-Thursdays 9:30-11 p.m. Dinner is served Fridays and Saturdays from 430 p.m.-midnight Raritan River Club is closed on Sundays but the entire restaurant is avaiabte tor private parties seven days a week. It also can accommodate an on-premises wedding party or a large executive corporate function, and audw visual equipment is available. 10:30 PM Showtime Join Us For Dinner & Comedy Show FHday Nights Q Dinner Dance dub Live Music from 7 pm Dancing Begins at 9:30 Couples Invited to Dance to your Favoriti; Rumba, /> v Swing, Trots and Billa. Is.

85 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement MIDDLESEX COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6, 1992/Page9 SPAIN INN (908) West 7th Street, Piscataway Owners Manny Kouroupas and Luis and Pepe Rodriques purchased this business in 1975 and changed the name and food seven years ago to a full-fledged Spanish restaurant specializing in seafood. Spain's menu consists of 12 appetizers at $6.95 each. Most of them are seafood such as squid, shrimp, mussels and clams, but you can also order Spanish-style sausage or stuffed mushrooms. Soups (from $2-$2.50) include gazpacho andalus (cold tomato soup) and an onion base soup. Entree selections include 12 seafood choices ($ ) from broiled lobster tails or surf and turf, fish and meat selections. The average entree costs between $14-$m Among the specialties is the traditional Spanish Paella Valenciana, a combination of shellfish (including lobster), chicken, Spanish sausage and saffron rice. Spain doesn't believe in skimping on food; there is enough to serve two. Also popular is the Mariscada, a shellfish casserole of fresh lobster, shrimp, dams, mussels and scallops cooked in a tomato, brandy and wine- sauce, served at your table in a large steaming pot. Other entrees include shrimp in a white wine sauce, jumbo shrimp in hot sauce, grouper with shrimp, mussels and clams in a marinara sauce, filet mignon prepared with wine, brandy and mushroom sauce, chicken in garlic, veal scaloppine and pork chops in a garlic sauce. Like most Spanish restaurants, the Spain Inn also serves pitchers of homemade sangria. If you like Spanish cooking, try the Spain Inn. They serve good food in large quantities, at reasonable prices, with excellent service. <r.p. a> : Make Your Holiday Party Reservations Now! Prices for Banquet & $ "i *} per person Parties Starting at Weddings Rehearsal Dinners Showers Confirmations Bar Mitzvahs Business Luncheons from 20 to 300 People Join Us For Dinner A La Carte tJtStW, 9'wuJUuAa^,< STAGE LEFT (908) Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick Stage Left, which opened May 19, is appropriately located in New Brunswick's theater district, including George Street Playhouse, ihe State Theatre and Crossroads Theatre. But this intimate, candle-lit restaurant has more going for it than just convenience. Partners and owners Francis SchotL Mark Pascal, and Luis Riviera make use of a wood-burning grill for a distinct American cuisine. The only one of its kind in the area, the grill uses fruit woods or oak which serves to mellow the food. Dinner entrees are prepared by Chef Dan Rothman, formerly with the Frog and Peach. Entrees range from $8.50-$14.95 and include wood-grilled venison with a blackberry juniper demiglaze, horseradish-encrusted salmon and grilled shrimp and oysters. Stage Left also boasts a wine Bst in excess of 80 bottles ranging from $12.50-$99, though most are in the $17-$30 range. The owners are always available to assist patrons in making a selection from this interesting and unusual collection that includes many ports, brandies and scotches in addition to 80 bottle wine list The cozy art deco bar is perfect for a drink or cappuccino. Stage Left is the only bar in the world with Diving Horse lager (made in Atlantic City) on tap and the first bar in New Jersey to have Pilsner Urquelt on tap. Also available are Double Diamond and Guinness Stout With its intimate atmosphere. Stage Left is a comfortable setting for those wearing jeans or jacket and tie. Stage Left is open 6 nights from 5:30 P.M. to 11 P.M., Sun. 4:30 P.M.- 10 P.M. with Ihe bar open 4:30 P.M. to 2 AM All major credit lions: caj 008) r T A G E [ P T r AN AFRICAN V r y\\ 1 V/y \ NEW BRUNSWICK'S NEWEST FINE RESTAURANT CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN CUISINE IN AN INTIMATE AMERICAN SETTING DINNER FROM $8.50-$14.95 A WELL CHOSEN AND AFFORDABLE WINE UST A GREAT BAR, A GREAT PUCE TO MEET AND THE ONLY PLACE IN THE WORLD TO HAVE DIVING HORSE LAGER ON TAP. 5 LIVINGSTON AVE. (908) LOCATED NEXT TO GEORGE ST. PLAYHOUSE & THE STATE THEATRE STUFF YER FACE (908) Easton Ave., New Brunswick Strombofe are the main slay of this menu. They have other Kerns on the menu, like pan and Neapolitan pizza of various sizes (8 inches to 28 inches for the Neapolitan), six pasta dishes, hamburgers, tukey and grilled chicken sandwiches. But for the most part, Strombois are what they are famous for (approximately a quarter of a million a year, according to the menu). What is a stiombol? Reading from (he menu, "It is a sandwich with your favorite stuffing of either meats, vegetables or seafood, along with cheese and savory sauce, wrapped up in a freshly made pizza-ike dough and batted to a golden brown." Some can it "an inside out pizza." They are made with meats, vegetables, cheeses or any combination of the three. Sluf Yer Face wi make any combinatiuii you can think of by addng or subtncttng Hems as you prefer. The poasbhes are enowssr Chotaas of moot include meatballs, sausago, pepperoni, chicken, 1 veal, steak, turkey, capicota, bacon and cni. For vegetables they have onion and peppers, eggplant, mushroom, broccoli, tomatoes, hot peppers, black olives, fresh garlic, carrots or spinach "bolis." The restaurant is located on Easton Avenue, near the Rutgers campus. The proximity to Rutgers is evident by the framed pictures of Rutgers sporting events. There are several dining rooms and also aii outside eating area. The setting is casual, with dark oak tables, no table cloths, and white ice cream parlor chairs. The building is a residential house converted into a restaurant Stuff Yer Face has been in existence since 1977 and at the present location since There also is one on Route 18 in East Brunswick and another one opening soon in Ohio. Celebrating their 15th anniversary, Stuff Yer Face offers a 2-toM stromboii Nov. 9 and 10: one free stromboii when you and a guest dine in and purchase another stromboii of equal or great value. No coupons are necessary. (The offer is not vau with any other dboount, promotion or take-out) 2 FOR 1 15 YEAR A N A CUSTOMER APPRECIATION STROMBOLI EXTRAVACAH2A 9Hio» TWO FOR ONE STROMBOLI W APPRECMTKM Of IIMUIY YEARS Of IOYM. PATHONME STWF YEH FACt IS CEIEBIMTM6 ITS 15 YBW MMVERSMY BY OFFimNGi»(W : STROMBOU* WHEH YOU AHO YOU* CUEST OWE Hi AND WUCMJSE ANOTHER STR0MB0U OF EQAIAl OR SREATER»AlUt HO COUPON NECESSARY. OFFER OO0D AU DAY NOV Sft 10.

86 Page 10/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out MIDDLESEX COUNTY A Forbes Newspapers Supplement VINCENZO'S Bound Brook Rd., Middlesex, N.J. ' & For fine Italian dining in a casual setting visit Vincenzo's on Bound Brook Rd. in Middlesex. The interior is very appealing. Red awnings over full-length windows give the effect of an "inside" sidewalk cafe. A combi-. nation of wood and etched glass dividers and Hve plants help break up the room for intimate dining. Putting ambiance aside, the most appealing thing about Vincenzo's is its menu. It offers a wide selection of Italian food with some of the lowest prices in the area. Vincenzo's menu is more than reasonable. The most expensive Hems on the menu are $12.95 while most everything else ranges from $8.95 on up. Homemade Pasta is a big feature on the menu with many items to choose from including ravioli with cheese or spenanc in a cream sauce, lasagna, fettucine, gnocchi, tortellini and angel hair pasta. All pastas are freshly made and served with a salad which range from $8.95 to $9.95. Vincenzo's menu also includes six chicken entrees ($11.95) seven veal ($12.95) and eight seafood ($1O.95-$12.95). AH entrees are served with salad and side of pasta. They also feature fresh seafood and meat specials daily that are original creations of their fine chefs, Alfonso Russo and Vincent Turaro. To complete your meal at Vincenzo's there is an assortment of fine homemade desserts, spotlighting their specialty, Tirama- Su. 229 Bourid Brook Rd. Middlesex, NJ COME IN AND TRY. OUR TRADITIONAL ITAUAN DISHES AND MANY GREAT SPECIALS PREPARED BY OUR CHEFS QUAUTY TRADITIONAL ITALIAN CUISINE AT AFFORDABLE PRICES WNE & COCKTAfLS LUNCH & D1NN&R VILLA PIANCONE RISTORANTE Hamilton Blvd., South Plainfield, N.J. /Villa Piancone in South Plainfield offers a "Grand Buffet" on Friday nights from 6 pm to 9 pm. General manager Sal Venzio explains that the buffet is indeed "Grand" with over 35 items to choose from items included are four pasta dishes from stuffed shells to tortellini in a pink sauce; four seafood items such as stuffed flounder with crabmeat and mussels fra diavlo, chicken cacatori, or in a lemon sauce; two eggplant dishes; veal with sausage, onions and peppers; sausage and peppers; salads; fresh made mozzarella; raw shrimp, a carving station of roast beef or ham and turkey; and desserts, too! All this, mind you, for only $10.95 per person (children under 10 to $5.50). You can, however, eat in the main dining room and choose items from the menu. Everything about the Villa Piancone is first class. The main dining room has cane chairs in the lower level and black leather booths in the raised section. Each table is adorned with peach & white tablecloths, white china with gold trim and live pink and white carnations. The tuxedo-clad waiters are very professional and unprententious. They know the menu and will answer all of your questions. Silverware is never a problem; th0y replace It after every course. Prices today remain as reasonable as they were last year 1. Appetizers, 11 in all, are from $5.50 for fried calamari to $6.25 for a hot ahtipasto. I suggest you try an appetizer with mozzarella, which is made daily at the Villa. There are two soups and two salads (tri color for $4.50). Entrees include 14 pasta dishes from $10 to $11, seven seafood ($14 to $17), seven veal ($14) and four chicken or meat dishes ($14 to $17.95 for filet mignon). The regular menus is complemented with daily specials. If you have never eaten at the Villa Piancone try the "Grand Buffet" on Fridays or select something from the menu, you won't be disappointed. RISTOI - COUPON ( UKSDAY. THURSDAY ;V S V1VRDAY XI'ITiS"^ Couples Nile!!! A, V, TRl'VI ANOTHER COUI'LE TO DINNER FREE Ut WMl l!i I)U i I Mi. tun i \ J y i, \ ROM UH li CMCC'K i hi combined wan* other promotions. Lxpire 1. 11/2892. FORBES FRIDAY NITE 6 PM-9 PM TALK OIF THE TOWN "GRAND BUFFET" 2991 ; RICHIE AT PIANO Per Person Reservations Suggested Hamilton Blvd., So. (Off Rt. 287) (Children 10 & Under S5.50) 'NEW JERSEY EATS OUT' "Heightensthe enjoyment of dining out in New Je Shirley Horner, New York Times. New Sleek insider's guide to over 500 of Nj.'s hottest restaurakh. Best bargains, romantic spots, h'cap access, No Smoking secdons, restaurant strengths. Unique hot line keeps you up-to-date. Only $6.95 plus $2.25 shipping plus.42 state tax = $9.42 Send check to: New Jersey Eats Out P.O. Box 1127, Attn: Dept. L. Mountainside, NJ (908)

87 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement SOMERSET COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6,1992/Page 11 IRONWOOD RESTAURANT (908) at the Basking Ridge Country Club 185 Madisonville Road, NJ (908) The setting ol Ironwood Restaurant at Basking Ridge Country Club is stunning and the view overlooking the golf course and the mountain ranges beyond is just breathtaking. Ironwood Restaurant and the Fairway Lounge are open Monday through Sunday for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. They feature creative American cuisine such as Veal Ironwood and Skillet Seared Maryland Crabcakes. The menu selections change with the season and several daily specials are offered. The kitchen is headed by Executive Chef Victor Bruno, an award winner in several national and international culinary competitions. His skills and talent are evident throughout. The restaurant itself has delightful ambience, featuring extraordinary views of the manicured fairways and the Watchung mountains beyond, plus the warmth of a country club atmosphere. During the summer months you can also opt for outdoor dining on the expansive patio. Ironwood, which is located in the lower level of the Basking Ridge Country Club dubhouse, offers a funch menu featuring everything from a traditional dub sandwich, burgers and a daily pasta special to warm taco salad and mouthwatering seafood dishes. A daily luncheon buffet (Tuesday through Friday) is also a popular luncheon selection. Their famous Sunday brunch includes both traditional and contemporary selections such as Eggs Benedict, Belgian Style Waffles, Skillet Seared Maryland Crabcakes and Curried Chicken Salad with Grapes to name just a few tantalizing items. All brunch entrees include unlimited visits to the "Brunch Board" where an array of freshly baked pastries, bagels and muffins augment a selection of fresh fruits, yogurt, cheese, grains and more. The upper level of the BRCC clubhouse is designed to accommodate social and business functions. The Edgewood Ballroom is ideal for groups from 125 to 200 and the Ridge Room is a perfect spot for groups up to 100 All rooms feature the same beautiful views as the restaurant. And, again, Chef Bruno's creativity and skills are evident in the vast array of selections and items available on the banquet menus. Not everyone can afford membership in a private country club, riowever, Ironwood Restaurant and the catering facilities at Basking Ridge Country Club bring the luxury of private dining to the public. A visit to Ironwood, with its moderate prices and fabulous setting is definitely the next best thing to being a member. R C 2 RESTATE ANT at Basking Ridftf Country t tub Creative American cuisine to tempt your palate and a Country Club setting to soothe your senses. Serving Lunch. Dinner. Sunday Brunch and Cocktails. Reservations always recommended. issmadisormllem Conveniently located Basking Hidge. NJ.» mile from me 28? Open yearround Banquet and meeting facilities available. BAZOOKAS N. Bridge St., Bridgewater If you're looking for a casual, fun-filled dining experience that will cost less than $10 an entree, then Bazookas is the place for you. Fun seekers can grab a seat at the sports bar, which has 12 televisions bringing in all major sports events via satellite dish. The friendly waitress staff of Bazooka girls get around on roller blades and are equally adept at hula hooping. The menu is geared for fun, too. Specialties include fresh chicken wings, western style barbecued items, and all kinds of pizza from classic Italian style to gourmet white pies. Lunch averages $6.50 while the average dinner price is $8.50. Nothing on the menu is higher than $10. Bazookas, which has been in Bridgewater a little more than a year, has a liquor license and accepts all major credit cards. Hours are 11:30 am. to 2 am Monday through Saturday, with food served until midnight, and 11:30 am.-midnight Sundays, with food served until 10 p.m. 475 North Bridge Sir 4 to 7 pm One Child Per Adult 5 pm to Closing "15" BIG SCREEN TV's $1.00 Drafts Free Wings at Halftime THE BERNARDS INN (908) Mine Brook Road, Bemardsville This turn-omhe-century inn and restaurant is undergoing yet another remarkable transformation under the direction of partners Alice Rochat and Chef Edward Stone. At present a section of the inn is being renovated into a magnificent ballroom, not unlike the original Grand Ballroom of a century ago. They have included a glorious high ceiling with a gorgeous skylight and two beautiful arch windows in the front facade. This room is filled with intricate handcrafted moldings and presents a stunning setting for a wedding, holiday or business celebration. The ballroom, which seats up to 150, is slated for completion by the year's end. Reservations are currently being accepted for 1993 functions in this room. Chef Edward Stone and The Bernards Inn are featured in the November/December 1992 issue of Country Inns magazine. Chef Stone presents, in a two-page spread, his menu for an elegant holiday meal, complemented by selected wines. Chef Stone was formally introduced by Country Inns last week at The James Beard House in New York, where he was guest chef for an evening celebrating food and wine. There were more than 60 guests in attendance. On Sunday, Nov. 22, Chef Stone will, celebrate the arrival of the new Beaujolais from France with a "First Barrel Tasting." The cost is $37 per person; reservations should be made by Nov. 12. WEMUINKS QX.KTAIL KKCWHONS ENGAGEMENT PARTIES REHEARSAL DINNERS BRIDAL SHOWERS BAR MITSVAIIS BAT MrrsvAiis RESTAURANT GUEST Rtxws 27 MINT BROOK ROAD BERNARDSVULE, NJ intvodutlkc; THE BALLROOM THE PERFECT SETIINU FOR THOSE MOST IMPORTANI MOMENTS.

88 Page 12/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out SOMERSET COUNTY A Forbes Newsjsapers Supplement BOOMERZ Main St., So. Bound Brook Boomerz, long a mainstay on Main Street in South Bound Brook, has changed its face and method of operation. Once a tavern that served drinks and sandwiches, the Inn has completed a major facelift, both inside and out. The outside, once all brick, has been covered with unpainted. wood planks, applied obliquely to give the building a new uncluttered look. The inside, once a combination of restaurant and tavern, is not two dining rooms completely separated from the bar. The rooms are paneled with the same unpainted wood planks that blend in nicely with the lavender and pink colors of the interior. Brass chairs with pink, upholstered cushions, long individual windows that go from ceiling to floor, hanging plants and mauve carpeting, everything is so fresh, new and bright in the dining area! I noticed in one of the dining rooms there were several paintings by one artist. Owner Mary Elizabeth Konz informed us that in the future they plan to exhibit other local artists for customer purchases. The Inn, known for its seafood because its owner, Robert Konz, once owned a charter boat, still maintains that tradition. Daily trips are made to the shore to meet boats at the dock for the purchase of fresh seafood. Boomerz serves everything from Nachos and Burgers to Broiled Seafood Platters & their famous King & Queens cut Prime Rib, starting at $4.95. Along with the above items, there are over 25 other entrees to select from & 4 to 5 Daily Specials as well as a special childrens menu. For a more relaxed atmosphere, one can dine in the "Lounge" at Boomerz. Which serves from 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM. Boomerz accepts Visa, Master- Card, American Express, & Diners Club. Stop down & give Boomerz a try you're sure to become a steady customer. 2 Main^ St. So. Bound Brook r Your Hosts: Robert & Mary Elizabeth Konz A SAMPLING OF OUR IN^ENU Dining Room Our Famous Prime Rib Chicken Picatta Honey Glazed Scallops Broiled Seafood Combo Shrimp Fra Diablo Veal Parmigiana Lounge Grilled Cajun Shrimp Club Sandwiches Grilled Clams Cajun Steak Sandwich 1/2 1b. Buger Buffalo Mings And Much, much more! BOUND BROOK INN (908) W. Union Ave., Bound Brook Bound Brook Inn at 227 W. Union Ave. changed hands last year and after extensive renovation by new owners Marilyn and Louis Nacamuli of Hawke, Inc., reopened in November. The historic Southern-style mansion dating back to the tum-of-the-century has two dining rooms and a bar on the first floor and a large banquet room with a dance floor and adpsiing bar on the second floor. Continental Cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Charles Bush Jr., formerly of Ryiand Inn, is featured, as well as daily specials. Whiskey steak, a popular menu item, might even tempt the legendary 'Friendly Ghost' perceived to inhabit the Inn. The Inn offers a pleasing variety of continental and Ameri- can cuisine, including steaks, chops and seafood. One of his new house specialties is flounder stuffed with shrimp and scallops, accompanied by a garlic and leek cream sauce. This is offered for $ Steak lovers will want to try his new T-bone steak, which is served with mushrooms and onions in a whiskey cream sauce. A casual relaxed atmosphere as well as stately charm and elegance are what diners will find at the Bound Brook Inn. Liquor license. Handicapped accessible. Off-street parking. Hours: Lunch M-F, 11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Dinner M-S, 5-10 p.m. Closed Sundays, but open for all types of private parties. Pianist Fridays and Saturdays. Just To Tempt You. A Few Items From Our Menu Appetizers Shrimp in garlic sauce. Inn Angel Hair Pasla in a shallot cream sauce $4.95 Entrees Flounder stuffed with shrimp & scallops in a garlic & leek cream sauce.$15.95 Pan Roasted Salmon Steak on a bed of a: sorted baby greens witli a light lemon sauce i.$15.95 Balsamic Chicken - boneless breast of chit ken sauteed with mushrooms.$13.95 Stuffed Pork Chop on a bed of sautee d fresh spinach and mushrooms Roasted Rack of Lamb with burgundy gatft herb sauce The Bound Brook Inn's T-Bone Steak Special in a whiskey cream sauce with onions and mushrooms, {$13.95 \.$17.95 $15.95 All entrees accompanied by a house salad, pot toes and vegetable A SELECTION OF DESSERTS AND SPECIA ITY COFFEES 227 W. Union Ave., Bound Brook, NJ..$5.95 HEMINGWAY'S PUB (908) The Bridgewater Manor 1250 Route 202/206 Bridgewater One of Somerset County's favorite casual restaurants is Hemingway's. The relaxed and comfortable pub style establishment is the perfect choice for friendly informal get-togethers with family, friends or business associates. Besides great menus, Hemingway's is widely known for its Thursday Night Under the Stars, as well as for its great live entertainment on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Jim Kaptain, manager of the Bridgewater Manor's two restaurants, Hemingway's and The Pergola, will also be introducing a new menu for Hemingway's featuring a wide variety of sandwiches, salads, appetizers and an assortment of entrees. A few new lunch dishes include hot sandwiches such as the Crab Melt and Pesto Club as well as the Uncle Ernie, Hemingway's Italian club served cold. The new lunch entrees include the delicious Vegetarian Stir-Fry, Turkey Pot Pie, and the Cajun-style Southwestern Chicken. For dinner Hemingway's is introducing' Scampied Sole, a filet of flounder stuffed with a shrimp and spinach mixture, and Sliced Steak, grilled flank steak topped with mushrooms and onions. Hemingway's also offers dishes on the Lighter Side such as Caesar Chicken, tuna and shrimp salads, burgers and an all new Turkey Quesadilla. For dessert, the Hemingway's chef offers taste-tempting selections daily. Hours: Hemingways is open for lunch Monday through Friday 11:30 am.-2:30 p.m. and for dinner Monday through Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 5-11 p.m. Most major credit cards are accepted. CASUAL DINING HEMINGW^Kk J L J L ^ where adventures begin k-f 1 Comfortable amo^phere Wide variety of lite entrees Perfect for aft< >r vvork or relaxing wit i fri»nds Live entertainment Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday! nights ROUTE 202/2)36 BRIDGEWATER, NJ C0

89 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement SOMERSET COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6, 1992/Page 13 THE PERGOU RESTAURANT (908) The Bridgewater Manor 1251 Route 202/206, Bridgewater Since opening last year, The Pergola has become one of Central New Jersey's most popular choices for fine dining. The Pergola's elegant atmosphere and superb regional Italian cuisine combine to create a very rare and unique dining experience. Perfect for special evenings out, intimate dinners for two, and corporate lunches and dinners, The Pergola is also ideal for private parties of up to 25 people. The manager for The Bridgewater Manor, which is host to The Pergola and Hemingway's, is Jim Kaptain, previously with Branches Resfauranf, and The Pergola's rnaitre d' is Bruce Verian, formerly of La Fontana and The Giraffe. A new light, moderately priced menu has recently been introduced at The Pergola to the delight of its patrons. The new menu features a wide selection of pastas, pizzas, sandwiches, salads and a wide assortment of entrees. The Pergola's dinner menu is comprised of pasta, seafood, veal and chicken, with many dishes unique to the establishment such as Veal Pergola and Tortellini Quattro Formaggi. Two tempting appetizers are Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Lemon Sauce and Savory Peppers and Anchovies. Entertainment is usually available on weekends as well. Besides a unique selection of fine Italian cuisine, what's most memorable about The Pergola is its splendid decor. Italian columns with shades of pink and subtle mauve highlight the glorious interiors. Hours: The Pergola is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and for dinner Tuesday through Thursday, 5-9:30 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 5-10:30 p.m. Most major credit cards are accepted. REGIONAL ITALIAN DINING A"NOR the P i O Exceptional variety of Italian specialties Elegant decor New lite lunch menu ROUTE 202/206 BRIDGEWATER, NJ CAFE EMILIA West High and N. Bridge St., Somerville Cafe Emilia boasts an elegant atmosphere as well as elegant Northern Italian and Continental cuisine. From the brick-walled front entrance, to the bar and two dining rooms decorated in burgundy and gray, the mood is one of elegance. Add to the setting an attentive waitress and efficient busboys and you have dining at its best. Cafe Emilia features a wide variety of hot and cold appetizers ranging from Melon and Prosciutto to Zuppa di dams, as well as soups, sauteed vegetables and salads. The menu features pasta dishes (with appetizer portions available); steaks and chops, including Steak Chambota (steak, sauteed onions, mushrooms, peppers and potatoes); seafood as diverse as Seafood Pescatore (king crab legs, 1 /fe lobster tail, calamari, mussels and clams in a marinara wine sauce over linguine); chicken entrees and traditional and notso-traditional veal dishes (Veal and Shrimp Giovanni, flamed in Grand Marnier with prosciutto and shallots in a light cream sauce over fettuccini). Seafood.and meat entrees are served with a salad and side order of linguine. The award-winning Cafe Emilia offers a wide range of culinary delights to satisfy any tastebuds. Elegant Northern Italian & Continental Cuisine SHRIMP NIGHT MONDAYS includes salad, pasta & coffee $ Some entree selections include Shrimp Contidina: Shrimp with Fresh Tomatoes Goal Cheese & White Wine PASTA NIGHT WEDNESDAYS $ Some entree selections include includes salad & expresso Shrimp Scampi Ravioli and Roast Pepper & Goat Cheese Ravioli also enjoy our daily specials Private Rooms Available for Small Parties up to 40 People NOW OPEN SUNDAYS! 4 PM-8 PM HGIiiiil CATARI'S (908) W. Union Avenue, Bound Brook, NJ. There is something special about eating at a local Italian restaurant, especially when there are abundant quantities at great prices. Patrons are usually from the same or surrounding areas, so it's not uncommon to see neighbors or old friends. Also because of its wonderful reputation, a flow of new faces are 1always present. The owners are recognizable to everyone and a visit to your table is the rule rather than the exception. Catari's is Bound Brook's local Italian restaurant. It carries this warm tradition a step further. Frank Bozzomo, known locally as the "Singing "Owner", provides customers with songs of HI their choice. His partner, Tom Miano, informs patrons of the ingredients in all the daily specials, and makes sure the kitchen is in fine tune. Catari's will be celebrating its seventh anniversary in a few months. Since opening day it has been presenting new, original recipes for specials with superior quality, at very reasonable prices. Catari's has also been catering off premises and in its private rooms, and now has expanded its catering capabilities. The kitchen at Catari's is a wealth of experience with Jaimie Alfero (5 years experience), Chef Louis Rivera (30 years experience), owner Tom Miano (15 years in all aspects of banquet, ala carte, and catering) and Fredrico Alfero, saucier. Tom and Frank praise their entire staff: Nancy Ryan, manager; servers; Momma in the kitchen, and the clean-up crew. "They are all part of a well-run team." Catari's owners are dedicated to making anything they do for their customers the best possible. GREAT ITALIAN FOOD RESTAURANT DELI CATERERS When Your Are As Involved In The Food Business As We Are It's Easy To Be The BEST! Funeral Hepass < Picnics Pizza Parties Rehearsal Dinners Showers Casual Dining Business Luncheons Christenings Going Awav Parties Birthday Parties Weddings Off Premise Caterinc MAKE YOUR HOLIDAY RESERVATIONS NOW! CATERING & ON-SITE PARTIES We Accommodate Any Size Party THE BIGGEST PORTIONS AT THE FAIREST PRICES "Our Deli Is Full Of Imported Products At Prices You Will Love" CASUAL DINING AND HOME COOKING An Excellent Experience You Will Want To Repeat Again and Again We Use Only The Freshest and Highest Quality Foods To Insure Anything We Prepare For You Will Be Just Right. RESTAURANT NOW OPEN SUNDAY DELI AT 12:00 NOON

90 Page 14/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out SOMERSET COUNTY A Forbes Newspepers Supplement Complete Dinner Family Style Choice of 2 Soups Salad Dinner With All The Trimmings Home Made Rice Pudding or Pies (Ice Cream Available) Our Regutar Menu Is Also Available Children 12 and Under $9.95 -Adults $16.95 Seniors $14.95 lph/ Call Now For Reservations MUNICIPAL PARKING ONE BLOCK AT SOMERSET & RACE STREET COLONIAL FARMS Franklin Township Colonial Farms Restaurant occupies a 200-year old building, with all the appropriate colonial charm, including a fireplace in the grill room and candlelight on the smoke-free enclosed porches. Eric and Sara Holt, general manager and assistant manager, respectively, recently expanded their menu. Ms. Holt promises that the old favorites are still In place, along with many new items. Their new menu features lowered prices, a recent change in order to expand their service to families. Colonial Farms is known for its prime ribs, seafood and steaks, and also for its always-crisp salads and alwaysfresh vegetables, "delivered daily," according to Ms. Holt. Bargain hunters who want to dine out will be pleased by Colonial Farms' early bird special: weekday dinners from 4:30-6 p.m., when selected entrees include soup, sundae and coffee, in addition to the salad, vegetable and potato that are already included, for $8.95-$ Mr. Holt calls Colonial Farms' pricing "an exciting departure," pointing to dinners for $12-14 and a children's menu with meals for $1.95. The bar has 34 kinds of wine, $12-16 per bottle. Lunch is served weekdays beginning at.11:30 am, and on weekends starting at noon. Dinner on "weeknights is available from 4:30-10 p.m., Sundays until 10 p.m. Late night dining is available until midnight, and on Sundays until 11 p.m. Located at 1745 Amwell Road in Somerset, near the Franklin Township Municipal Complex, Colonial Farms Restaurant specializes in weddings, parties and banquets, seating up to 180. It accepts most major credit cards. Reservations are welcome by calling An Historic Farmhouse built, in 1793, Colonial Farms features candlelit porches, an intimate loft and a cozy fire in our Grille Room. OUR NEW MENUS HAVE ARRIVE! Join us for lunch, dinner or a lighter snack and try many exciting new selections and old fav< rites at some great new prices you will love. CHILDREN'S MENU NOW $ 1.95 Early Bird Menu 4:30-6:00 Mon.-Fri. Price includes soup, sundae & coffee We Specialize In Weddings and Parties Up to ISO People OPEN 7 DAYS [ Colonial Jfarbtsi RESTAURANT & GRILLE I 1745 Amwell Road, Somerset/Middlebush»«. r- A-. (easily accessible to 1-287) Most Credit J»_JL M _ M MMMM Cards Accepted 908* COSTA DEL SOL 600 W. Union Ave. Restaurants that serve ethnic food are generally overlooked in central Jersey. When one speaks of Chinese food, they invariably talk about Chinatown in Manhattan or Italian food in Little Italy. When one wants to try Portuguese, Newark is always mentioned. But at the Northwest edge of Bound Brook on Route 28 is a Spanish-Portuguese restaurant called the Costa Del Sol. Costa, with its extensive menu of Spanish-Portuguese seafood and American cuisine offers something for everyone's taste. Add to this its friendly atmosphere and informative waiters and your have a local ethnic restaurant that is well worth visiting. The present owners have been there for six years, but their chef, Victor Briera, who trained in Portugal, has been at the Costas for 13 years. WE Bound Brook, N.J. were informed that most of the waiters are long-time employees. One of their waiters, Carlos, who trained at several large hotels in Portugal, is very friendly and extremely informative. Every question asked is answered with enthusiasm and knowledge. His French service displays the mark of a trained waiter. The interior of the Costa Del Sol is unique. Imbedded in the walls are polished dam and mussel shells, literally thousands of them, to form a pattern. Spanish paintings are hanging throughout the building. There are two large dining rooms and sizeable barn and lounge. Friday nights patrons dance between courses and many request their favorite tunes to be played. The music begins at 8:30 and ends at 1:00. For good authentic Portuguese food and entertainment give this Restaurant a try. 600 W. UNION AVE. BOUND BROOK SELECTIONS FROM OUR DINMEB MEW - FILLET OE PARGO AL CHAMPAGNE fiett Snapper Fife Caked in Champagne Sauce PAELLA MAfiiN RA 13,00 Several Kinds of S*afOOdtnctodmgU3bster with Saffron Rice CAMARONES AL CAabENAL a g a m p B Covered wtthhoflandaise Sauce PQU-Q AULA COSTA OEL SOL..J..*>.*.. SURF «TURF -, - seimctiom mm otm LUNCH POUjOAi PA8MAG1A«A 6 t e < fts.,.4,00.,., LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FRIDAY & SATURDAY

91 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement SOMERSET COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6, 1992/Page 15 COUNTY UNE INN 1736 Route Once again under the ownership of Joseph and Mary Pirone, the County Line Inn is expanding its menu to include terrific continental dishes, Italian specialties and seafood classics, in addition to having a wide variety of daily blackboard specials. "We're not just pasta," Mr. Pirone says. That's for sure. The menu features a lengthy list of appetizers that includes eggplant rollantini and calamari fritti, soups and salads. Entrees in-! elude pasta, poultry, veal, seafood, and meat dishes. There are two house specialties rack of lamb and Chateaubriand for two as well as such nightly specials as soft shell crabs, filet of sole marichiare (sole served in a wine and marinara sauce and , Skillman dressed with black olives, tomatoes and clams, then topped with fresh spinach and spices), linguini with white clam sauce (surrounded by a dozen little neck clams), and a whole Maine lobster, broiled, stuffed or fra diavolo. The view of the surrounding countryside is as impressive as the menu. Lunch prices start ai. $3.95 for a deli-type sandwich. Generally, the most expensive dinner items are the $21.95 surf and turf and Chateaubriand for two. Desserts include several types of chocolate cake (a chocoholics dream), New York cheese cake, assorted Kalian specialties and ice cream. All major credit cards are accepted. A private area is available for the upcoming holiday season. Grand % Re-Opening Mary &Joe Are Back! Along With Their Famous Chateaubriand Please Request h Yc Chateaubriand With Your Reservation COUNTYLINRWS I N N ^ ^ Rt 206, Skillman, NJ ^ -^Q>r^ COURT CAFE E.MainSL,Somerville An expanded menu, more poputar prices and a more casual atmosphere can be found at the Court Cafe. The menu now boasts more beef items in addition to the specialty seafood items. The servers, instead of wearing tuxedo shirts and bow ties, now sport a more casual look white shirts, straight ties, and white aprons. The change from the strictly elegant atmosphere to a more casual look is designed to attract a larger clientele. The traditional seafood menu has been expanded to include several beef items such as two sizes of filet mignon, New York strip steak and 18-ounce ribeye steak. The popular classics are still on the menu, though, such as roasted rack of lamb with raspberry-mint aujulaise and poached Atlantic salmon with charred tomato vinai- grette. The prices, too, reflect a wider range, starting at $7.95 for a single pork chop to $21.95for the rack of lamb. Lunch prices start at $5.95 for sandwiches while entrees range from $6.75 to $ These include fish, pasta of the day, New York sirloin and the ever-popular The decor remains the same with lots of hard wood and paisleyprinted wallpaper. The tablecloths, though, are burgundy colored now instead of white and are topped with glass. The restaurant has a full liquor license and a large wine list. All major credit cards are accepted except the Discover card. Hours for lunch are 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday to Friday, and dinner is served 5-9:30 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays, 5-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 4-8 p.m. Sundays. "Court Cafe New family-style restaurant with lower prices and larger portions! A sample of our new menu Lunch Vz Rack Baby Back Ribs $ 4.95 Open Face Hot Turkey Sandwich '5.95 Pasta D'Jour *6.25 Crab Cake $ 7.50 Ceasar Salad w/grilled Chicken '7.25 Dinner Garlic Clams w/linguini *8.25 Whole Rack Baby Back Ribs '9.95 Center Cut Pork Chops 1 10 $ '14.95 Grilled NY Stip Steak 12 ' $ Plus you'll still be able to enjoy some of our old favorites: Confit of Duck M7.25 Rack of Lamb '21.95 Daily Fresh Fish Specials ESPO'S RESTAURANT (908) nd Street, Raritan Espo's is a casual pasta house with a pub type atmosphere. Established 18 years ago with a commitment to quality service and consistency of food, Espo's remains a leader among area favorites. Few surprises exist in a restaurant which is always crowded with a varied clientele. The small menu, which includes pastas, sandwiches, and grilled meats served in generous portions, allows the restaurant to focus on quality and consistency. Espo's also has a full liquor license. Prices at Espo's are very moderate, with the dinner item priced average around $9.95. Credit cards are not accepted, but the restaurant accepts personal checks.. Espo's is open Mondays to Fridays 11 am.-10 p.m., Satur-, days 5-10:30 p.m., and Sun-^ days 4-10 p.m. RESTAURANT &BAR Southern Italian Cuisine Wine & Cocktails 10 Second Street Raritan,NJ 908&

92 Page 16/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out SOMERSET COUNTY A Forbes Newspepers Supplement FERRARO'S 18 W. MainSt Joe Bonfantino, owner of Ferraro's in Somerville, is back in the town in which he first started. As a youngster, Joe worked for his father in downtown Somerville making pizza. From there he made stops at Ferraro's in Westfield and at his father's pizzeria in Belmar. Not content with just making pizza, he opened his first Italian restaurant last summer in Belmar. After a successful venture there, he assumed ownership of Ferraro's in Somerville. The original Ferraro's in Somerville never got off the ground. After extensive remodeling last summer, the restaurant closed after being open for only a few weeks. Under Joe's ownership, the new Ferraro's is flourishing; if the number of customers is any indication, I would say that Ferraro's is finally here to stay. Ferraro's has experienced a renascent in it's kitchen staff. Anthony Graziano a recent graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, assists head chef John Hrindo also new , Somerville co-owner of Ferraro's in creating their much prided daily specials. Joe Bonfantino with his experienced staff provides the personal touch Ferraro's image is so highly based on. Ferraro's menu has nine cold appetizers ($4.95-$8.95) and 10 hot ones ($1.95-$11.95 for a hot anitpasto for two.) There are three soups and 10 salads ($1.95-$5.95 for Caesar salad for two). Entrees include' seven veal ($9.50-$10.95), 12 chicken ($7.95- $10.95), 15 seafood ($9.95-$11.95) and 24 pasta dishes ($5.50-$9.95). In addition, there are several nightly specials of both appetizers and entrees. All of the entrees are served with choice of salad or the pasta of the day. Most of the cake desserts are purchased from "Confections by Jon" in Middlesex. Try their new creative lunch specials starting at $3.CO. Reservations are suggested on weekends. ERRARO'S OF SOMERVILLE Restaurant & Pizzeria Authentic Italian Cuisine & Many Creative Specialties Come in & try our comfortable atmosphere & very reasonable prices, CALL FOR OUR LUNCH & DINNER SPECIALS DAILY OPEN 7 DAYS (908) OR (908) 707-b W. Main St., Somerville Fax (908) 7Q FIRST PLACE (908) Bridgewater Commons, Main Level Bridgewater If it's sports action you want while you eat, then take First Place! Diners can catch all the sports action on televisions that are tuned to sports channels around the clock. The walls are filled with pictures of sporting events. The restaurant has several dining areas, including a nonsmoking level. All are accessed from the mall. The dozen or so appetizers on the menu include everything from French fries to barbecued baby back ribs to a healthy vegetable platter. Sandwich highlights run the gamut from roast beef to blackened Cajun chicken. Entrees include a variety of chicken items, delicious steaks and several seafood choices. All entrees come with a house salad, Italian bread, sauteed vegetables and a choice of potato. Some Mexican dishes are on the menu, too. There is a full liquor license. Major credit cards are accepted. First Place is open Mondays to Saturdays 11 a.m.- 2 am., Sundays 11 a.m.-8 p.m. WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT CAIENDAR Watch NFL Football on 22 TV's $1.00 draft i at 8:00 p.m. ARMCHAIR QUARTERBACK CONTEST Win a Trip to Suncrbowl! 50«Hot Dogs $1.00 Drafts $1.50 Bud Lig Family Dinner Specials $9.95 TOMMY GRASSO on Guitar & Vocals Family Dinner Specials $9.95 AEROBICS CONTEST - $ in Prizes & Door Prizes Catch the Devils & Rangers on 22 TV's LADIES NIGHT - DJ 10 p.m. - Dance Contest $ in prizes. Miller Lite Cold Patrol Girls $1.00 Drafts $1.00 Champagne $1.50 We I Drinks...At Bar Only CLASSIC MUSIC VIDEOS at 10 pm 11 pm Happy Hour Drink Specials Free Buffet 11:30 pm College Football & Devils & Rangers on 22 Tom Ryland on Guitar & Vocals Bridgewater Commons Mall" TVs 18j9333 ALEXANDER'S (908) Holiday Inn, 195 Davidson Ave., Somerset Alexander's at the Holiday Inn in Somerset is different than other hotel restaurants. To be sure, the restaurant fits the description of most hotel eateries - beautiful setting, plush surroundings, lots of glass and brass and the usual accommodating service. But Alexander's offers more. First of all, the dining room isnl as large as most Not only that, the atmosphere is warm, not that aloofness common with large chains. Also, the prices are reasonable. There are no $20-30 entree selections. Their busy buffet lunch consists of clients from area businesses and at night, dinner guests are not necessarily hotel guests, either. The menu Is mostly American, but there Is a variety of choices in pasta, seafood and meat. There are six choices of soups and appetizers. You can order something traditional such as French onion soup or something unusual like baked brie in phyllo. Salads, five in all, include a chef's salad, smoked chicken Caesar, spinach or the salad bar a la carte. The salad bar is included with all entrees. Pasta choices are very creative. There ' is lobster and crab stuffed ravioli served over a light shallot dill cream sauce with roasted bell peppers. Other choices include spinach and angel hair pasta with jumbo shrimp in a champagne cream sauce, lasagna and black pepper fettuccini primavera with broccoli, red peppers, carrots, mushrooms, garlic, Romano cheese and virgin olive oil. There is a nice selection of entrees. Seafood choices Include salmon or swordfish, mahi-mahi or tilapia and blackened Florida grouper. All seafood entrees include the salad bar, fresh vegetables and rice. There are three poultry selections, including grilled tenderloin of turkey or lemon chicke... Meat entrees are prime rib, filet mignon, New York strip steak, center cut pork chops and medallions of venison. Veal selections include Florentine, Wellington and dijon. All poultry entrees include the salad bar, fresh vegetables and rice, while the meat and veal selections substitute a baked potato for the rice. 1f you are interested in a thoroughly enjoyable evening of fine food, served with a creative flare and at affordable prices, the manager of Alexander's is on the right track in serving the local population. Looking for a Get Away Jor some Peace and Join us at the HOLIDAY INN Quiel? S O M E R S E T When we present the... GREAT WEEKEND ESCAPE FOR ONLY You u*itt receive...* King Sjze accommodations Bottle of Champagne upon arrival Box of chocolates Flower* in your room One free pay-per-view movie Breakfast for two valued at i 12.Of. Treat thai someone special to this great get away t veeken i. Available Friday. Saturday and Sunday starting Septer iber RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE REQUIRE } 195 Davidson Avenue Somerset New J 0887: (908) l-800-houday Ask For The "Great Weekend Escape"

93 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement SOMERSET COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6,1992/Page 17 ITALY, ITALY 117 North Gaston Ave., Somerville Italy, Italy has been converted from a pizzeria to a full menu Italian restaurant, where you can 3njoy fine dining cuisine in an elegant, casual atmosphere. The new second floor garden room is decorated in an artdeco fashion, complete with candles illuminating the hand-painted mural walls. Chef Ralph Florio, formerly of Ferraro's in Westfield and Somerville, has a number of dishes on his extensive Italian menu that are sure to please the palate. You and your party can open your lunch or dinner visit with Shrimp Sambuca, then proceed to one of their tempting main courses, perhaps the Veal Michellene (scallopini of veal sauteed with shallots, brandy, sun dried tomatoes, heavy cream and topped with Fontana cheese and garnished with fresh melon). Another favorite is the Zuppa de Pesce. Served for two, it is a mixture of Brazilian lobster tail, large Panama shrimp, tender bay scallops, calamari, scungilli, clams and mussels in marinara or fra diavolo sauce, served over a bed of linguini. Private dining is available upstairs for holiday parties. Open for lunch and dinner Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.- 10 p.m., Saturdays 4-11 p.m. and Sundays 4-9 p.m. The Most Innovative Dining Experience In The Area! k A Courier New* 9/92 We've expanded our dining area & our new menu! We. now offer a lull Italian Menu al reasonable prices. Lunch specials starting al under'3.00 Open 7 Days Major Credit Girds Accepted Business Lunches Parties up to 35 people Off-Premise Catering Available Call Ahead for our.entertainment Schedule LaCUCINA RISTORANTE & CAFE 125 W. Main St., Somerville La Cucina Ristorante & Cafe is a very handsome dining spot with superior renditions of the regional cuisine of Italy matched with an extensive selection of wines and exceptional service. It consistently wins praise from its clientele and the applause of critics. It was frequency voted "Best of the Best" and cited in 1992 for "its winning Italian menu and flawless service" in the New Jersey Monthly's Reader's Choice Awards. The New Jersey Monthly restaurant critics also rated La Cucina three stars and it was merited very good by the restaurant reviewers of The New York Times, New Jersey Section (lauded in their New Jersey's Best Dining 1992 Guide) This chic, bi-tevel Mediterranean style restaurant also offers al fresco dining in its seasonal outdoor cafe and intimate gourmet dinners in its private Wine Cellar dining room. La Cucina has been owned and operated by the lannielto family for over 11 years. La Cucina offers an elegant setting in which to enjoy both northern and southern Italian cuisine. There are elegant party facilities seating people, seasonal outdoor dining in its cafe, handicapped facilities, offpremise catering and setfparking. La Cucina is open for lunch and dinner and accepts major credit cards. Exquisite Northern & Soulliern Italian Cuisine In A Casual yet Charming Mediterranean Selling. We are pleased to preseni a sampling from our Fall and Winter lunch and dinner menu. Appetizers Anitra Affumicata Sliced house-smoked duck served wilh gargonzola sauce Ravioli Di AragOSla e GranchlO Tricolor lobster and crab ravioli served in a bechamel cream sauce and garnished with ca'vier. Pasta Gnocchi al Telefono Kalian dumplings in a creamy plum tomato sauce wilh mozzarella cheese and fresh basil. Capellini con Aragosta AfTunicata Capellini in a delicate sauce of smoked lobster, white wine, shallots, tomato and a dash of cream. _ Entree Costoletta di Maiale Skiliano Pan seared pork chops in a brown sauce with hot and sweet peppers, garlic and vinegar. Vitello Com Funghi Shitake Veal medallions lopped wilh shitake mushrooms sauteed in butler and while wine & demiglase. West Main Street, Somerville (908) LA CATENA 966 E Route 22, Bridgewater (908) The two locations of this great restaurant feature northern Italian cuisine, which has fewer and lighter spices than its southern counterparts, notes chef Dave Cappello. The sites both offer a delightful assortment of pasta, chicken and veal dishes. Asked to recommend a favorite in each category, chef Cappello named his Paglia e Reno (Straw in Hay) as a great pasta dish. It is pasta in a light cream sauce, complemented with peas, prosciutto and mushrooms. In the chicken category, patrons can't miss with his Chicken Cipriani chicken breast sauteed with shallots, wine, and tomatoes. If 386 E. Westfield Ave., Roselle Park it's veal you're after, try the Veal Capriccio scallops of veal sauteed with marsala wine, prosciutto and wild mushrooms. Reservations suggested. A pianist entertains in the bar/ lounge area on Wednesdays to Saturdays 8 p.m.-midnight. There is a full liquor license. Most major credit cards are accepted. Hours are: lunch Mondays to Fridays 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., dinner Mondays to Thursdays 5-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 5-11 p.m., Sundays 3-9 p.m. Prices range from $8.95-$14.95 for lunch, and $12.95-$22.95 for dinners. Facilities available for private parties.

94 Page 18/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out SOMERSET COUNTY A Forbes Newspapers Supplement LaSTRADA'S Pleasant Run La Strada Ristorante & Pizza in Warren has been around for 13 years. As you walk in, there is a counter to the right and booths along both walls. This is the pizzeria section. Further back is a small dining room with about 10 tables. It is an informal dining room with a gray tile floor, light gray table tops and black chairs. The walls are decorated with scenes of Italy, framed with shutters and flower boxes. La Strada's menu has 13 appetizers ranging in price from $2 for a tossed salad to $8 for a seafood salad of scungidi, calamari, shrimp and scallops. There are four soups minestrone, pasta and fagtoli, lentil and tortellini for $1 a cup and $2 a bowl. The menu has 11 seafood specialties ($8.25-$13), with choices such as red or white clam sauce Plaza, Warren ($8.25), shrimp scampi ($9.75), calamari marinara ($9.50) and a seafood combination of clams, calamari, mussels, shrimp, scungilli and scallops cooked in a sauce ($13). Entrees (18 selections) include your choice of pasta with various sauces (oil and garlic, red sauce, meat sauce) or platters such as chicken, veal or eggplant parmigiana. Prices range from $4.25 for sauce to $8.50 for veal parmigiana You can also order platters without the pasta (eight choices from $5 to $7.50 for veal parmigiana). In addition, there are 11 choices of pasta denes of tortellini, ravioli and several baked pasta dishes. The cost for these are $6-$7.50. While most of the items are standard fare, the special of the night is where La Strada and its owner/chef Roberto Brasile really shines! Come In and Try Our Great Italian Dishes! Various Pasta Dishes Seafood Specialties Gourmet Pizza No Cholesterol Cheese Pizza Sandwiches & More Don't Forget Our Daily Lunch Specials Hours: Mon. thru Thurs. 11:00 tc 11:00 Fri. & Sat. 11:00 to 12:00 Sunday 3:30 to 11:00 Pheasant Run Plaza Warren Fax LEON'S CATERING SERVICE Somerset St., N. Plainfield How's this for a party shopping list: 1,000 pounds of London broil; 2,000 small pizzas, t,500 tacos, 200 dozen rolls, 10 cases of lettuce, seven cases of tomatoes, six kegs of birch beer, and about a ton of All this and more went into one of Leon's Catering Service's latest jobs - a two-day corporate party which fed,000 people from individual buffet tables under gaily striped tents. The buffets included Italian, Mexican, American and Ghinese cuisine as well as a Viennese pastry table. "That party was probably the biggest job we ever had" says Morris Egert, ownerof Leon's at 135 Somerset St. in North Plainfield. But this 30-year-old catering operation isn't only for large parties. Stop by the shop early in the day and you'll see platters of meats and cheeses, bowls of salads, and trays of cookies ready to be delivered to corporations and organizations for afternoon lunches and parties. Some of the meal packages waiting to be delivered serve as few as five people. Everything is fresh. Platters and salads are beautifully garnished. Cookie plates are designed in colorful patterns. "We try to do things with a little schmaltze, even it it's just sandwiches," Egert says. Sometimes that style comes with catered meals for two - Valentine's Day or a special breakfast to a bride on her wedding day are two examples from Ron Boreshia, one of Leon's managers. Small parties is just how Leon's began. "We started with little platters and sandwiches for clients and grew", says Nancy Nadler, catering manager. The heart of the catering operation and something Egert says is unique in the business is Leon's Catering Catalog - a 24-page booklet listing everything Leon's will do for you. It includes executive chef Richard Vieth's menus for cocktail parties, hot and cold buffets, luaus, barbecues, smorgasbords, gourmet meals, box lunches, omelet parties, sandwich trays, corporate luncheons, and large formal dinners and luncheons. Leon's also will handle rentals, cakes, decorations and service. The catalog (available win just a phone call) allows customers to design their own party based on their budgat and personal style. "Whether you want to buy a Ford or a Lincoln, it's all in the catalog," Egert says. Egert says Leon's is able to cater so many types of affairs because it has the right equipment Often supplies include portable ovens, field stoves and refrigerated trucks. "You have to prepare foods at the job," Egert says, "pizza has to be hot, hots d'oeuvres have to be crisp. But you don't have to plan a party to take advantage of Leon's expertise. Recently, Leon's began stocking refrigerated and frozen dinners for two in their shop. The 12 dinners for two selections include roast turkey with stuffing ($8), veal cutlet parmigiana with linguine ($14), stuffed flounder with shrimp and crabmeat and mixed vegetables ($12), and prime ribs of beef with mashed potatoes ($14). Leon's Catering shop is open 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily. Of course, the store will cater any time. Call Fax Homemade Take-Out Dinners For Two!" Roast Turkey with Stuffing For Two Chicken Francaise with KeePilalForTwo Owl - Y SQ75 Veal Cutlet Parmlgian $ 4 VI00 wmiunguinefortwo OM-> I t SMted Chicken Beasts SQ00 nflltod VtgeliblwFoi Two 9 I Prime Ribsot Beet $ I wwushtd Potato For Two '** g 00 Italian Meat Balls $ 50 with Spaghetti for Twp, Onion, m SC5W 'or Two VI I LEON'S CAT 135 Somerset St.. N. Mafonetd (VtMtrnsnlnn. B anvt:30 pm Daty PaHi In Our Own lot MAGIC GRILL 8 West Main St, Somerville North Ave., Garwood Magic Grill's claim to fame is can-eat buffet for $6.50. "The Original Mongolian BBQ." Owners Adson Wang and Jack Wei opened The Magic Grill in Garwood less than a year ago to rave reviews, bringing a new type of dining to Garwood. Now they bring Magic Grill's unique menu includes fresh ingredients and many items specially prepared for the health- or dietconscious. The buffet allows patrons to prepare their meal to suit their individual tastes their unique taste treats to and dietary needs. Somerville, which recently Magic Grill is open Mondaymarked its grand opening. Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 Within the intimate atmosphere (it seats 86), patrons can p.m.; Friday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday, noon-10:30 feast on a large buffet The p.m., and Sunday, noon-9:30 lunch ($4.65) includes soup and brown rice, Monday to Friday. Dinner at $8.95 includes soup anfl appetizers with the all-you-can eat buffet. A special brunch menu includes soup and the all-youp.m. Reservations are recommended for parties of 10 or more persons. Visa and Mastercard are accepted. MAGIC G THE ORIGINAL Lunch... $ 4.65 (includes: Soup & Brown Rice, fylonffri) Dinner... $ 8.95 (includes: Soup, Appetizer w/the All-Yon-Can-Eat Food Bar) Brunch... $ 6.50 (includes: Soup, w/the AH-You-Can-^at pood Bar, Sat & Sun) Take-Out Available Open 7 Days A Week West Main St. Somerville,, North A\e.

95 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement SOMERSET COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6, 1992/Page 19 Restaurant SUNDAY BRUNCH 10 am-2 pm Including Our Award Winning Green Grocery Salad Bar Seafood Entree Scrambled Eggs Bacon & Sausage Assorted Muffins < French Toast Coffee, Decaf, Tea Adults $ 9.95 Assorted Juices Eggs Benedict Home Fries Pasta Entree Chicken Entree 60 E. Main St., Bridgewater MAIN STREET RESTAURANT 600 E. Main St. Bridgewater Bridgewater (Finderne) at the intersection of E. Main Street and Finderne Aye. offers two great restaurants within a "one minute walking distance" and both have a world class menu. Main Street/ with it's award winning salad bar offers authentic Mexican food including Burritos, Nacho Platters, Quesadilla and Chicken with Guacamole Salad. A casual but elegant atmosphere mixes the best burgers with the. best steaks; healthy lifestyle offerings including Steamed Vegetable Platters,. Vegetable Lasagna and Chicken Pesto. Prices range from $5.25 to $ Bucky's, a combination of a sports bar setting, and family restaurant specializes in Chinese, - Trie Best of Both Worlds - And Only Across the Street! BUCKY'S RESTAURANT 609 E. Main St. Bridgewater American and Italian cuisine. We're a popular local pub that offer bar pies, homemade soups and the corporate lunch. Our all you can eat lunch buffets (4.95) and Sunday dinner buffets ($8.95) features great variety, is always an inspiration to a food connoisseur's imagination. A full menu is always available till 1:00 a.m., 6 days a week. Leisure time (Mon.-Friday 4-7 p.m.) offers drink specials and a variety of exciting hors d'oeuvres like Buffalo Wings ' and Fried Ravioli. Our restaurants offer the best variety possible, a place to meet good friends and indulge in good tood. And, we have rooms for your next function! Most major credit cards are accepted. 65th Anniversary "East Meets West" Dinner Buffet Sunday, 3 pm-9 pm featuring la Flaming Chafers ITALIAN & CHINESE SPECIALTl Assorted Salads > Breads & Butters Plentiful Desserts Coffee, Decaf, Tea Adults $ 8.95 HSi $ E. iewater Lam Northern Italian Cuisine ***i/ 2 star-ledger **** Princeton Packet Authentic Italian ***Vi Bernardsville News Seafood Menu ***i/2 Home News Clam 63 West Somerset St. Raritan 5 East Somerset Street Raritan " "Simply Perfection" I McATEER'S PHONE (908) Easton Avenue, Somerset In 1714 a small farm house was built near the corner of Easton Avenue and Cedar Grove Lane. Today it is a restaurant that can accommodate almost 1,000 people at any given time. Recently completed and opened to the public was a ballroom able to accommodate up to 500 people. Felix Protos has owned the restaurant since 1972 with his brother John and brother-in-law Nick Papadakis. "We started out small and grew through the years. It was a lot of work," said Protos. But the work has paid off, for McAteer's is one of the few restaurants that has people making reservations for well into the new year. Protos and his partners began their expansion plans about two years ago and put their efforts not only into the construction but also into the interior design of the new banquet hall. The rich coral and teal carpet was shipped from Georgia and the many chandeliers are made of Italian crystal. Solid oak wood and detailed moldings on the walls of the ballroom are just a few of the many attributes of the addition. Despite the new addition, Protos does not want anyone to forget about the elegant dining that has always been a trademark at McAteer's. The American continental cuisine at McAteer's is reasonably priced. Lunch is served between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Entrees are priced between $5 and $7. The dinner menu has a wide selection of items ranging from lobster to blackened salmon to prime rib or veal Oscar. These well-portioned entrees run between $16 and $21. Presents an Evenings of & D TO THE BIG BAND ERA MUSIC RECREATED BY TUXEDO JUNCTION - 13-PIECE BAND & FEMALE LEAD SINGER Fri & :30 PM til Midnight Complete Roast Prime Rib Dinner $ 27 per person complete /nrfuiiinj frtsh Frail Cockioii, House Salad, Coffee & Dessert INCLUDES: ALL TAXES, GRATUITIES, MUSIC, Every Thurs., Fri., & Sat. DANCING. PLUS THE FULL COURSE DINNER Live Piano Music Coaiifn/ Music & Dancing - free lessons in the Dining; Room ty j m hicb I Co. Etenj Tna Singles Dance Party Every Thurs., 7 pra-11 pm Admission $5.00 CALL FOR RESERVATIONS: 1714 Easton Ave. Somerset, NJ Tel: (908) Fax: (908)

96 Page 20/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out SOMERSET COUNTY A Forbes Ne ; Supplement NIKO'S CAFE (908) Pheasant Run Plaza, 116 Mountain Blvd., Warren! Now in its eighth year of existence, Niko's is "like family" to its many patrons. It is open at 7 a.m. daily, and serves a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items. The decor features lovely Tiffany-style lamps, pink and burgundy linens, and plenty of greenery. The seating arrangements are all booths. Typical breakfast menu items include Belgian waffles, or dishes accompanied by Niko's special home fries which are the envy of everyone. Ethnic specialties such as gyros or kotaki (boneless marinated chicken in pita bread) grace the lunch menu, while ribs enjoy a prominent place at dinner all you can eat for $9.95. Veal dishes, steaks and chops are also popular for the dinner patron. Niko's features early bird dinners Tuesdays to Fridays 4-6 p.m. American Express, Visa and MasterCard are accepted. American & Continental Cuisine We take pride inserving the \efinest,freshe freshest foods available anywhere. Sunday Night Special Buy One Entree, Get 2nd Entree ^ / PRICE Must be of equal or lesser value. Not to be combined with any other offer. Not including our Blackboard Specials Dinner starts at 5:00 pm $9 Try our Succulent Bar-B-Que Ribs 95 All-U-Can Eat!!! served with potato, vegetable soup or salad Pheasant Run Plaza, 116 Mountain (908) Blvd. Warren Closed Hoodasis O'CONNOR'S BEEF 'N ALE HOUSE Mountain Blvd., Watchung O'Connor's was one of the first steak houses in Central Jersey. H has been open for 21 yeats now. Many have opened since then, but not all have survived. O'Connor's has survived because the staff does what they do best, and that is serve quality beef in pleasant surroundings at affordable prices. There is nothing fancy on their menu so you wont find nouvete cuisine here. Forget about cajun or French cooking; they prefer to leave that type of cooking to others. The emphass here has always been on good ingredients and freshness. The steaks come from their' own retail butcher shop on the premises and the fish is purchased dasy. Another attraction that has withstood the test of ttme is their SHtem sated and bread bar that is included with ah tinners. The building itself is a survivor. Dating back to the middle 1800s, i started as a restaurant and inn for entertainers who traveled to and from New York. Past visifeois included the comic team of laurel and Hardy, Mae West and heavyweight champion Jack Oempsey. A story on the menu tells that when the restaurant was being built, "dozens of colonial musketballs, wagon wheels, and rings of stone for campfires, were unearthed. General manager Owignt Newel once told me that underground tunnels used during prohtoition are still intact On one wall is the original brick facade reminiscent of the 19th century architecture. The other walls are draped with light-colored wallpaper and set off with a chair rail around the entire room. A brass rail with green valance separates the country style dining areas. O'Connor's has recently become known for arranging and catering excellent weddings and banquets. The banquet rooms are bright and aiy with a touch of formality. As in the restaurant, hospitality takes center stage. O'Connor's menu has eight appetizers from potato skins ($455) to a dozen Me neck steamers ($8.95). Surf and turf for ($26.95), two choices of chicken ($ ), and veal parmesan ($13.95). The balance of the menu is devoted to beef. There are 11 different choices. If confused about the different cuts of beef, there is a display case in the foyer that displays the items available on the menu Whether dining with a spouse or date, family, or group of friends, O'Connor's is the place to try, particularly if you are in the mood for good beef. We'll Never Give You A Bum Steer It's not just a pun... it's a promise. That's because we use only the finest USDA beef for all our burgers, steaks, arhd prime rib. Then we charcoal grid them exactly to your spec ficatfens. In fact, if you have any "beef' with us, your dinner is oh the house. Why cb we make this guarantee' s? It's simple. While your meal may meat and potatoes to you, it's and butter to Hours: Lunch Moa-Sat 11:30-2:30 Dinner Mon-SaL from 4:30 Sun. from 1200 Sunday Buffet Brunch 11-2:00 Pub serving continuously tarn 11:30 (12:00 Sundays) Retal Butcher Shop & Del open 7 days a week 96 < sure to "steak us { 08) Mountain Btvd Watchung, NJ. Rosina's Restaurant W. Union Ave., Bound Brook Now reopened after a 1990 fire in its previous location, Rosina's is a fine Italian restaurant for your dining pleasure, indoors yearround, and outdoors seasonally. The new Rosina's features an expanded menu, and its new private dining areas are just right for your upcoming holiday entertaining in an intimate, European setting. Decorated in pale pastels with wall scone accents, Rosina's rs the perfect setting for lunch or dinner. Prices range from about $3.95 for simple lunches to $16.95 for owner Joe Todaro's great filet mignon. Other house specialties include veal marsala, ziti in a pink cream sauce with sundried tomatoes, fresh tomatoes and mushrooms; shrimp in a pink cream sauce with shallots and tomatoes; chicken sauteed with peppers, sausages, onions and other ingredients, all served in a delicate marinara sauce over a bed of linguini. Rosina's dining room is open from 11 am.-11p.m. and its casual lounge is open from 11 ara-1 am. The restaurant accepts al major credit cards and has a full liquor Bcense and bar. DineI%Qur Cocktail Our New te DINNER OR THAT Reserve Now] Parties. Dining Boom 440 W.Unicjri Avenue l6^ LUNCH, PECIAL OCCASSION Your Holiday Brook

97 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement SOMERSET COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6,1992/Page 21 SAHARA RESTAURANT, INC. (609) Montgomery Shopping Center 1325 Route 206, Skillman, NJ This Middle Eastern restaurant features a motif in light beige tones reminiscent of the sands of that global region. Highlights of the primarily Lebanese menu are various gyros, kabobs, tabbouleh salad (chopped parsley, scallions, cracked wheat, and mint in lemon juice) falafel salad (mixed vegetables, chick peas, fava beans and spices), and kibbe (layers of beef mixed with onions and spices, alternating with layers of cracked wheat). Appetizers include styssad (grape leaves stuffed with rice, tomato and lemon juice), and your meal concludes with delicious baklava (phyllo dough stuffed with walnuts and other nuts). The Sahara Restaurant Inc. is open six days a week, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and is closed on Sundays. Prices range from $3.95- $ American Express cards are accepted. SHOGUN (908) Route 22, Green Brook This traditional Japanese restaurant, decorated with Oriental wall cloths, features sushi, tempura, teriaki and sukiyaki. A specialty of the house is shabu shabu, which is a mixture of raw vegetables, chicken, beef and seafood, cooked in a soup stock at your table by the chef, notes manager Albert Eng. Shogun also has daily lunch and dinner specials. The more than 23 appetizers include several variations of tempura (including shrimp and squid) and sashimi (tuna, beef and assorted) as well as delicasies featuring chicken, eel, dumplings and bean curd. Sushi is also served a la carte. Sashimi and sushi dinners include soup and tea Tempura and teriyaki entrees (such as chicken, shrimp, vegetable, lobster) include soup, salad, rice and tea Specials include kaiseki bento (combination dinner with sashimi, shrimp tempura, beef teriyaki and a variety of pickled vegetables) and other combination dinners as well as broiled eel over rice. Patrons can top off their meal with ice cream, fresh fruit, banana and ice cream tempura, green tea and chocolate parfait. Shogun has a full liquor license, and also stocks imported Japanese beers, sake, scotch and wines. The restaurant is open for lunch Mondays to Fridays 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., dinner Mondays to Thursdays 4:30-10 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays 4:30-11 p.m. Shogun is open Sundays from 4:30-9:30 p.m. Reservations are suggested on Friday and Saturday evenings, and ail major credit cards are accepted. SAHARA RESTAURANT Middle Eastern Menu featuring Vegetarian Dishes Kebabs, Falafels, Hommous The Best Tabbouleh in the State! We cater for all occasions Hours: 11:00 A.M.-10:00 P.M. Montgomery Shopping Center 1325 Route 206, Skillman, NJ Satisfy Your Yen ' For The Best Come enjoy one of our or create your own (Combination dish. ( special dish lit mind that's not on our menu? J Just art-if we can make it, we will! Ask about our special group and corporate discounts SH6GUN JAPANESE CUISINE 166 Rt 22 Green Brook, N) CHRISTINE'S AT THE (908) SOMERSET HILLS HOTEL 200 Liberty Corner Road, Warren, NJ. Sonny D, the former private chef for Frank Sinatra and co-founder of the landmark Sonny D Ristorante, has found a new home at Christine's. Within the confines of the Somerset Hills Hotel in Warren, New Jersey, Christine's features exquisite Northern Italian cuisine. For starters, sample the large assortment of superior cold antipasto or the fabulous mushroom caps filled with prosciutto and pimento stuffing flavored with herbs. Relax and enjoy the intimate ambiance, while the skillful staff serves your entree. From the 2Vfe pound lobster fra diavolo and shrimp alforno baked in butter with ground hazelnuts and garlic and herbs to the veal scaloppine zingarella with tomato sauce, peppers, porcini mushrooms, oregano and herbs, each of Christine's dishes is an exceptional culinary treat. The combination of Christine's classic Mediterranean decor and the sounds of the ebony baby grand piano over lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch create a dining experience which will not soon be forgotten. "The Finest in Northern Italian Dining Done My Way!" -Sonny D. "Chef to the Stan" at the Somavet Hilb Hotel 200 Liberty Corner Road at Exit 53off 1-78 Warren, NJ. For reservations, call (908) Monday-Friday - Lunch HMam-2:30pm, Dinner 5fflpm-l(k00pm Saturday - Open for Dinner Only, 5ti0pm-10:00pm Sunday - Openfin-BruneiOnly, 10:30(m-2:30pm

98 Page 22/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out SOMERSET COUNTY SOMERSET MARRIOTT KING'S WHARF (908) Davidson Ave., Somerset, NJ Set in a nautical, yet casual atmosphere, the King's Wharf oilers the best of American cuisine. Entrees range in price from $6.75^ King's Wharf is a member of the 1993 Entertainment Guide and offers discounts for senior citizens. You won't want to miss their seafood and prime rib buffets, $12.95 per person, on Friday and Saturday evenings, 5-9 p.m. Reservations suggested for parties of eight or more. Open for breakfast Mondays-Fridays 6:30 a.m.-11:30 am Saturdays and Sundays 7-11:30 am. Lunch is served Mondays- Sundays 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dinner hours are 4:30-10 p.m. Early bird dinners are served from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays- Saturdays, and 4;30-10 p.m. on Sundays. Full liquor license. All major credit cards accepted. A Forbes Newspapers Supplement Our Thanksgiving Dinner Is Based Cm An Age Old Idea. The Somerset Marriott would like to invite your femilytoatraditonalthanks^ving dinner. Dinner buffet: 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Adults: $15.95 Children under 12: $7.95 For reservations,. call (908) THE SOMERSET PLAZA (908) Atrium Drive, Somerset Hotel restaurants have a tough time succeeding in Central Jersey. New Jersey is the most densely populated state in the nation. While we have more people per square mile than any other state, we also have a lot of restaurants from which to choose. If you don't like one restaurant, you choose another, So when a hotel restaurant in our area, Greenfields, combines the opulance of a large hotel with a simplified American menu of grilled items, it is not trying to compete with the local restaurants. It succeeds by serving quality food, using the freshest ingredients. This is not haure cuisine but the food is of the finest quality, the seafood the freshest available and the vegetables locally grown. As with most hotel dining rooms, the rom is large, but this one is warm and comfortable with shades of peach and brown. There are two levels, with the top level having comfortable booths along the walls and tables on the edge. The lower level has tables spaced wide apart and large windows overlooking the garden. Comfortable high back chairs and a formal table setting consisting of matching china, water goblets and matching napkins and tablecloth, along with silver candle holders provide an air of luxury. There are silver room dividers, silver candle holders, silver columns throughout the dining room and silver trim all around the room. It is very Impressive. Greenfields' menu consists of steaks, chops and fresh seafood. Appetizers include a jumbo shrimp cocktail ($9), bay clams or blue point oysters ($6.50), sliced beefsteak tomato with Bermuda onion, or mozzarella and basil. There are two soups, French onion or the soup of the day. Entrees include nine choices of steaks, chops or chicken at prices ranging from $16 for a grilled chicken breast with salsa to several cuts of steak ($18- $22 for an 18-oz. porterhouse) to a broiled lamb chop ($22) or veal chop ($26). Seafood choices (four in all) include grilled tuna, salmon or swordfish ($18- $21) and grilled shrimp or sea scallops ($19.50). All of the entrees are served with a salad, baked potato or Louisiana rice. Greenfields has quality food in a warm and comforable atmosphere. AT THE SOMERSET PLAZA HOTE For The Finest ih Steaks, Chops & Seafood Piano Entertainment, Wednesday ThruSaturday Twillight Menu $ :00 pm - 7:30 pm Award Winning Sunday Brunch 200 Atrium Drive. Somerset. NJ For Reservations Call 908/ SPAIN Route 202 North and Thompson St, Raritan Spain 92 brings the flavor of Europe to Raritan Is the year to explore Spanish food and the best way to savor what has been a mystery to many is to come to Spain 92, located on Route 202 Northbound and Thompson St, in Raritan Borough, right in the heart of Jersey. Here you -will find authentic, robust cuisine and the accent is on fresh ingredients. Everything is purchased daily and prepared while you wait. A different soup dujour is prepared daily and served FREE with your meal. You will discover a menu that contains 14 appetizers ($6.50 each), 14 meat entrees ($12.75 to $19.25 for a 16 oz. filet mignon), 18 seafood choices ($13.25 to market price for 1 VS Ib. whole lobster), four fish dinners ($13.75) and vegetarian special ($9.75). Appetizers include various selections of shrimps, clams and mussels, as well as Spanish sausages and stuffed mushrooms or stuffed scallops (stuffed with crab meat). Choices of meat are veal, (four selections $13.25, $14), pork chops (3 pcs. $13.50), boneless chicken breast (five selections $12.75-$13.50) and steaks ($ oz. to $17.25 Th Ib.). Seafood selections are the paellas ($14.75), mariscadas ($15.25), lobster tails ($22-$22.50) and shrimp and scallops choices ($13.25). Fresh fish includes salmon, red snapper, swordfish and fish of the day. Our lunch menu contains some favorites like our zarzuela ($9.95), shrimps in green sauce (850), our chicken Spain 92 with shrimp in a brandy sauce ($8.50) and much, much more at reasonable prices. We will also help you get acquainted with Spanish wines. Our wine list contains popular offerings and we have house-made Sangria to complement your meal. Desserts include our famous homemade rice pudding and flan, as well as ice cream and unique Spanish fruit sorbets served frozen in their skins. Oh, and don't forget our Spanish coffee. The service, quality of food, large portions, cozy atmosphere and incredible prices will add up to an unforgettable eating experience. Spain 92 will be a place you'll be coming back to. We serve lunch 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Dinner served Monday- Thursday 3-10, Friday 3-11, Sat and Sunday p.m. If there is something you would enjoy and it's not on the menu, please speak to Sergio, your maitre d', or Chef Manuel. REMEMBER Spain 92 is here to serve you, our most important asset. DISCOVER Where You For Your RESTAUDANT Spanis tt Cuisine Get flol More iar Two Blocks from Somervttle Circle Route 202 N Bound and Thompson Street Raritan Borough )2

99 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement SOMERSET COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6, 1992/Page 23 SUKOTHAI (908) , Route 22 East, Green Brook Ko Pansaad has created an authentic Thai restaurant in the Sansone Plaza. Diners can relax in casual surroundings and enjoy the framed Thai engravings, elaborate Thai dolls, temple masks and other items of Thai culture while sampling the extensive menu. A diners favorite is the torn yum soup (choice of shrimp, chicken or beef) peppery, hot broth based soup with lemon juice and lemon grass. The torn kha (choice of chicken or beef) in coconut milk with lemon grass and lime juice. Other cuisine highlights include pong kari pad talay (sauteed prawns, scallops, calamari and fish fillet the curry powder), or an assortment of fresh whole fish prepared with a variety of spice and vegetable combinations such as ginger, onions, mushrooms and peppers. Diners will also be tempted by their plah goong (grilled prawns with red onions, lime juice and hot peppers). There is also a full vegetarian menu offering nearly 20 separate appetizer, soup, salad, noodle, and curry choices. No Eastern menu would be complete without curries, and Sukothai has seven of them for its patrons to choose from, including gang panang (chicken.pork or beef and red curry with coconut milk) or beef and green curry in coconut milk with bamboo shoots and peppers. Open for lunch Tuesdays- Sundays, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dinner is served from 5 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 5-10:30 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. Weekend reservations suggested. Daily Lunch & Dinner Specials EAT-IN OR TAKEOUT EXOTIC THAI CUISINE 319 Rt.22 East Green Brook, NJ (Sansone Plaza) Tel: (908) (908) Open Hours: Tues - Thur 11:00 am - 9:30 pm Fri-Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm THIRSTY'S (908) Route 202, Branchburg Just about everything to tempt the hungry palate can be found at Thirsty's. Everything from savory soups and snacks, burgers, sandwiches and healthy salads, to hearty entrees is available. The latter include surf and turf; filet mignon char-broiled to your liking or with Madeira wine demi-glazed; scallops or shrimp in your choice of scampi, marinara, fra diavlo or mornay sauce; and barbecued baby back ribs. A special menu for the small fry is available, as well as small portions for smaller appetites. Every item on the menu is available for takeout, and Thirsty's can also create custom platters to go. Gift certificates can also be purchased to give the gift of food to someone else. Full liquor service is available. All major credit cards are accepted. Thirsty's is open 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon-midnight Sundays. Reservations are accepted. TIJUANA JOE'S RESTAURANT (908) Route 22, North Plainfield, N.J. Tijuana Joe's opened ' in 1985 based on the need for quality Mexican food in the central New Jersey area. Individual family ownership and attention to detail allow for top quality food at reasonable pric-; es with personal service. The atmosphere is definitely "family" with a children's menu, crayons, coloring books and the famous Tijuana Teddy Bear roaming the restaurant with balloons for all. Every Sunday children enjoy Denny the Magical Clown. In the middle of one of the dining rooms is an old horse-drawn cart with oversized trees, imported Mexican pottery, and cactus plants. Around the walls are typical scenes from Mexico, all hand-painted murals. Dine on traditional Mexican favorites such as Carne Asada, Chile Rellenos and other 1TUUANA JOE'S chorizo dishes as well as house specialties such as sizzling fajitas, El Caramba (sauteed shrimp special) and other ^ FAMILY MEXICAN RESTAURANT blackboard specials accompanied by jumbo margaritas and a full range of Mexican beers. There are also enough American favorites to satisfy anyone's tastes. On Sundays, enjoy an "all you can eat" buffet for $12.45 (children under 12, $5.95). The cantina includes a fiesta hour with complimentary hot hors d'oeuvres, mixed drinks and margaritas at special prices PAll You Can Eat and a television set with a sixfoot screen plus three other QQ televisions for sporting events. i Soup, Salad & Taco Bar There is music and dancing at night on the weekends. Tijuana Joe's is an attractive place for both singles and couples. KIDS EAT FOR 99c Mon. Thru Thurs. Only MEXICAN FAVORITES Man. dmi Wed. Only REDUCED PRICES On Our Menu JOIN US FOR OUR SUNDAY BUFFET Enjoy DBMNY THE MA1IC CLOWN' Evtiy Sunday Night Rt.22 West North Plainfield Corn* Of West End A*. & fft 22 West Major Credit Cards Accepted

100 Page 24/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out SOMERSET COUNTY A Forbes Newspasers Supplement 24 CARROT CATERING Let Us Cater Your Holiday Meal MENU Go/den Roasted Free-Range Turkey with Gravy Old-Fashioned Herb or Sausage Stuffing Bourbon Sweet Potatoes and Whipped Potatoes Fresh Cranberry, Orange & Raspberry Relish String Beans Almondine Assorted Relish Tray Freshly Baked Breads & Pies We will prepare any dish of your choice We can supply you with servers to do all your serving and cleaning-up! Add some Hors D'oeuvres of your choice and make it a complete holiday party! All for our complete catering menu. >-»l 24 CARROT CATERING Corporate and Residential Off Premise Catering (908) THE WILLOWS (908) N. Washington Ave., Green Brook, N.J. The Willows believes in that old axiom "«it aint broke, don't fix it." In business for over 12 years, Willows succeeds by doing what it does best. And what it does best is provide its customers with good food, good service and good prices. This is not haute or nouvelle cuisine. It is your basic continental menu with the emphasis on solid cooking and large quantities. Specialties of the house are beef and chops and a mixture of veal, liver, capon and roast turkey. There is also a large selection of seafood items, 17 in total, ranging from broiled, fried, or newburg and fra diavolo. The average price for a dinner is $13.00 to $14.00 with the lowest $9.95 for broiled flounder and the highest $23.95 for broiled Alaskan king crab legs. All entrees are served with a tossed green salad, or Greek salad, vegetable and choice of potato or rice pilaf. The dining room is large, but intimate dining is available in one of the booths along the front wall, at comer tables or in the bar/lounge area. The clientele dining the. night we were there consisted of small and large families, couples and what seemed like steady customers because the waitresses knew them by name. The mood was very festive. Patrons are ushered to a table by a mai're'd who informs them of the specials of the night and surprisingly, the prices of each special. The piece de resistance is the flaming fruit tray. This item, consisting of slices of melon, bananas, watermelon, orange and pineapple, served on a bed of ice with a flame of brandy, comes with the entree, at no extra cost. There are other desserts such as parfaits, peach melba, ice cream and homemade cheesecake, but probably ordered only by the hearty eaters. A visit to The Willows is not only inviting but can be entertaining as well with the top 40's tunes being played for your listening and dancing pleasure Tuesday through Saturday, and golden oldies on Sunday. The bar remains open until 2 a.m. seven days a week, and a special light bar menu is available until closing. Enjoy Our Daily Banquet Facilities Available Seating up to 3(M60 LUNCH & DINNER SPECIALS 5 Courses Lunch -' Starting at $4.95 and Full Course Dinners Starting at $9.95 LIVE ENTERTAINMENT THURS thru SUN. We Make Every Occasion Special But You Don't Need A Special Occasion to Eai Here! Open Days a Week Major Credit Cards Honored 1013 N. Washington Ave. (off Rt. 22) Green Brook, N.J. WINE & DINE JOURNAL for those on the go and where they've beep The perfect gift for gourmets Handsome burgundy binder (9x11") Hand-turned edges Gold Embossed Critique sheets of fine parchment Handy pocket pad of critique sheets to use when dining out Conversation starter when displayed on coffee table Price $9.75 For more information call: (908) r RESTAURANT REVIEW CLUB 1 P.O. Box 1127, Mountainside, N.J I Please send_ Name I Address. I City, State. I Card from. I QUANTITY.Wine/Dine Journals to ITEM WINE & DINE JOURNAL(S) Zip ITEM PRICE $9.75 SHIPPINGS HANDLING TOTAL PRICE $3.00. GRAND TOTAL ENCLOSE! > _j j. I I

101 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement UNION COUNTY Dine-Out/Nov. 4-6,1992/Page 25 BENIHANA (201) Morris Turnpike, Short Hills A stone's throw away from downtown Short Hills along Morris Turnpike you'll find an unusual Japanese style restaurant atop a slight hill, next to the railroad tracks, called Benihana Upon entering you are immediately treated to the delightful aroma of steaks being so expertly cooked by some very entertaining chefs. At Benihana each guest's meal is prepared right at his table. The menu is simple and features beef, chicken and seafood. They also have a sushi bar with its own engaging chef. Dinner prices are very reasonable (from $12.75 for chicken to $24.75 for a seafood combination) considering that each meal comes with soup, salad, shrimp appetizer, entree, vegetables, rice and green tea. Children enjoy Benihana, too, and the restaurant accommodates their tastes by providing a special priced menu for them. Entrees range from $6.95-$9.25 and provide equally generous portions. Benihana serves lunch Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dinner Monday through Thursday is from 5:30-10 p.m., Fridays 5:30-11 p.m., Saturdays, 5-11 p.m. and Sundays, 3-9 p.m. All this month you can take advantage of Benihana's Manager's Treat special, where two can eat for only $21 on Sundays through Thursdays only. Dinner includes Teriyaki Beef Julienne cooked with scallions and mushrooms and Chicken with Sesame Seeds. Reservations are recommended; call (201) Casual attire is OK and all major credit cards are accepted. ICOUPON Tear Off Here "COUPON"! DINNER FOR TWO ONLY "21 "I'd like to invite you to an incredible dinner for two, prepared hibachi-style right at your table, for just $21! Your meal will include nutritious shrimp appetizer, the traditional Benihana healthy salad, Teriyaki Beef Julienne cooked with scallions and mushrooms, Chicken with Sesame Seeds, Japanese onion soup, freshly cut vegetables. All served with the ultimate companions to a healthy meal, rice and green tea. So bring in my ad for the food, the fun, and the fantastic price. It's my treat!" Offer valid thru November 30,1992, Sunday thru Thursday only. Short Hills: 840 Morris Turnpike: Try our Authentic Sushi Bar. Notvalid with any other promotional offers..j CHOWDER POT (908) Route 27, Rahway The original Chowder Pot began in 1950, serving chowder to shore the child-size portion of broiled or fried nounder, the flounder a la travelers on Highway 36 in Keyport. pesce, and broiled or Cajun fresh As word of its flavorful chow- der spread along the Jersey coast, the building was enlarged and the menu selection expanded. scrod. Naturally, the Chowder Pot is renowned for its extensive selection of fish dishes, including farmed, The Rahway Chowder Pot was fresh Norwegian salmon, Coquilles licensed in Patrons dine in a lively nautical decor, where the food is served as natural as possible for reasons of health and nutrition. Only the freshest food is used in its creations, while the beef fa its prime rib is marinated to enhance the natural flavors of the corn-fed cattle. A local butcher of the highest quality supplies the restaurant's veal. Certain dishes from the Chowder Pot's extensive menu are within the St. Jacques, broiled stuffed shrimp and Alaskan king crab legs to name but a few items. The salad bar features great shrimp "all you can peel and eat." While primarily a seafood restaurant, the Chowder Pot features a number of meat entrees, including filet mignon, grilled Canadian pork chops, and chicken parmigiana. Prices at the Chowder Pot generally range from $11.95-$17,95. There is a full liquor license. Hours guidelines of the American Heart are: Mondays to Thursdays 11:30 Association, and approved by the Department of Nutrition at Elizabeth General Medical Center as low in cholesterol. These dishes include a.m.-9 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., and Sundays noon- 9 p.m. All major credit cards are accepted. FRESH SEAFOOD IS OUR CATCH! BUY ONE ENTREE of Equal or Lesser Value Umit 2 coapans for party. Not valid mcombiba- I tfoa witti any other specials, promotions, early No separate cheeks* No Holidays Be creative at our Bountiful Salad Bar, 33 Kerns to choose from including our succulent shrimp. IL GIARDINO (908) Miln St., Cranford This new restaurant which means "the garden" in English, is aptly named, for its dining area is filled with lush plants. (The front of the establishment is a pizzeria.) Tempting house specials include veal oscar (veal scallops with prosciutto, asparagus and provolone cheese in a cream sauce), Three Musketeers (shrimp, veal and chicken sauteed in white wine and a delicate sauce), and chicken oregonata (baked chicken with garlic, oregano, parsley, parmesan and bread crumbs in an oil, lemon and garlic sauce). Co-owner Vincent Savinelli has one of the best chefs on the market today, his dad Vincent Sr. The elder Mr. Savinelli has the distinction of training in Switzerland, where some of the most world-renowned chefs received their training. He also has been chef at the Arch, the Villa Domenico and Cioffi's. Prices range from $6.95 for spaghetti and meatballs to $13.95 for dishes such as the Three Musketeers. II Giardino does not have a liquor license. Credit cards are not accepted at this time. RISTORANTE & PIZZERIA MILN ST. CRANFORD. NJ (908) (nncttopotf offic*) Northern & Southern Italian Cuisine Hours: Mon. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tue.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-lo p.m.,'fri. 11 a.m.- 11 p.m.. Sat. 12 p.m.-ll p.m.. Sun. 2 p.m.-lo p.m. Appetizer Hot AntipastO for two (2) - Stuffed shrimp, stuffed mussels, clams oreganato, eggplant rollantini, stuffed peppers, mozzarella sticks. Seafood $ Seafood Marinara Shrimp, mussels, scungili, calimari, and dams in a marinara sauce $ Veal Veal Oscar Veal scaloppini, prosciutto, asparagus, pf6volone in our special cream sauce Poultry Chicken Marco Polo Chicken cutlet with broccoli, prosciutto, and provolone in our special cream saucer $ Homemade Pasta Lasagna, manicotti, gnocchi, fettucini, stuffed shells. '

102 Page 26/NQV. UNION COUNTY A Forbes Newspapers Supplement L'AFFAIRE (908) Highway 22, Mountainside When Robert Connelly opened the first L'Affaire in Morristown in 1974, he was chef, owner, chief cook and bottle washer. And while he has taken several side trips with other restaurants over the years, the L'Affaire he opened in Mountainside in 1975 has been main focus of his attention and expertise. L'Affaire is, in essence, two businesses. The first is the a la cart menu it serves for lunch and dinner daily. Following the traditional lunch hours,for $12.00 early dining specials are available from 4:30-6 p.m. each day and on Sundays from 12304:30 p.m. Dinner is served from 4:30-10 p.m. and weekends until 11 p.m. The second business is the catering business. L'Affaire offers several small rooms which can be opened up to seat from people, and one large room that can seat up to 600 (and can be divided in half for smaller gatherings). Even when catering for a large number, however, Connelly and his staff strive to personalize their service. In both ends of the business, the Culinary Institute graduate features Continental cuisine, with special menus each week. Connelly believes in offering diners a mixed menu, with a little bit of everything from coconut shrimp, lobster and whiskey and a special steak dish His experience over the years has earned him "Restaurateur of the year 1984" by the International Geneva Association, Northern N.J. Branch. Currently he is being honored "The Restaurateur of the year 1992" by the N.J. Restaurant Association. "We stress good food, good service," he explained. "The reason someone comes to a restaurant is good food. Once they're there, it's good service. "We've been here for 18 years we're doing something right." Daily Events Tor November + L'AFFAIRE EARLY DINING + A Complete Dinner For Only $ LAST BIG BAND DANCE UNTIL JAN. + fit Nov midnight. 5 Course Diner HAPPY BIRTHDAY $10 off Birthday Celebrant's With A Second Dinner THANKSGIVING DINN Dinner In Our Dining or Buffet In Our Grand BaHr< + PAPERMILL PLAYHOUSE OFFER Er*>y The Show. Then Enjoy pur Special 20% Off Dinner DELIVERY SERVICE NOW AVAILABLE Thru Dlal-N-Dine, Inc. Call MAGIC GRILL 104 North Ave., Garwood 8 West Main St, Somerville Magic Grill's claim to fame is "The Original Mongolian BBQ." Owners Adson Wang and Jack Wei opened The Magic Grill in Garwood less than a year ago to rave reviews, bringing a new type of dining to Garwood Within the intimate atmosphere (it seats 62), patrons can feast on a large buffet The lunch ($4.25) includes soup and brown rice, Monday to Friday. Dinner at $8.95 includes soup and appetizers with the all-you-can eat buffet A special brunch menu includes soup and the all-youcan-eat buffet for $6.50. Magic Grill's unique menu includes fresh ingredients and many items specially prepared for the health- or dietconscious. The buffet allows patrons to prepare their meal to suit their individual tastes and dietary needs. Coupons are available for $1 off on Magic Grill's seafood special. Magic Grill is open Monday- Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Friday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday, noon-10:30 p.m., and Sunday, noon-9:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended for parties of 10 or more persons. Visa and Mastercard are accepted. MAGIC GRILL THE ORIGINAL MONGOLIAN B.B.Q. Lunch... $ 4.25 (includes: Soup & Brown Rice, Dinner... $ 8.95 Ml HIi-Fri) (includes: Soup, Appetizer w/the AH-Yjou-Can-Eat Food Bar) Brunch... $ 6.50 (includes: Soup, w/the AU-You-On-E^t Food Bar, Sat & Sun) Take-Out Available Open 7 Days A Week', North A\e. Garwood West Main St. Somerville ROMANELLI'S RISTORANTE Brookview Commons, 1985 Route 22 West Scotch Plains, NJ Frank Calandrea, the owner of Romanelli's Ristorante in Scotch Plains has brought a slice ol Italy to America. «, not Italy, certainly the lower east side of New York. As you walk through the restaurant and discover the ceramic floor, the neon sign spelling "RO- MANELU'S" or the north wall covered with marble, you realize that this restaurant is different from most others. We were escorted to a raised dining area with greenhouse style windows, white oak floor and pastel colors. Our table top was granite, and the table setting consisted of fresh pink carnations, rose cloth napkins and white china with green trim. Everything looked so new, so fresh and so light and airy. Later in the evening Mr. Calandrea had the opportunity to visit our table. He told us that he's been in the restaurant business for more than over 20 years and his chef, Aldo Scotto, has been cooking tor 26 years. Aldo learned his trade the traditional way before coming to America. Aldo's training may be in the traditional way but his menu is a mixture of both conventional and not:so:con ventional recipes. Among the appetizers is a dish called vongole alia viageggina ($6.95), which is clams with oil, garlic, white wine and parsley. One of the pasta dishes is fettucini alia Toscana ($9.95). fettucini with meat sauce and mushrooms Toscany style. Romanelli's menu consists ol 18 appetizers and salads with prices ranging from $4 for mozzarella in carrozza to $7.50 for a seafood salad and shrimp, scungilli and calamari. There are 19 pasta dishes ($9.50 to $16.95) for a seafood mixture.with an average cost of an assortment of veal and beef (10 items from $12.95 to $17.95). The menu also includes 11 seafood entrees ($13.50 to $1955 for lobster tails, calamari and shrimp). Add to this an assortment of specials, from appetizers to pasta and veal entrees, and you have a wide selection from which to choose. To top everything off, order one of their imported special desserts. Romanelli's is an appealing restaurant that serves good Italian food in an attractive setting at prices that are reasonable for the portions served. romanhi s

103 A Forbes Newspapers Supplement UNION COUNTY Dinje-Out/Nov. 4-6,1992/Page 27 SNUFFY-PANTAGIS RENAISSANCE Corner of Park and Mountain Avenue, Scotch Plains For more than 40 years, Snuffy's has been a fixture in Scotch Plains. When the Pantagis family purchased the old steak house that was originally a garage more than 40 years ago, they added marble floors, stained glass ceilings and spiral staircases. In recognition of the renaissance created by these renovations, the family lent its name to the restaurant, creating Snuffy's as the banquet facility and Pantagis Renaissance as the restaurant. Owners Jane, George and Nicholas Pantagis had owned several other New Jersey establishments before purchasing Snuffy's but turned the Scotch Plains establishment into their Mediterranean pride and joy. They describe Pantagis as basically, a steak and fish house but note they also feature daily specialities, chicken and veal, as well as an extensive salad bar. Luncheon prices begin at $5.95, with dinners beginning at $9.95. The average full-course dinner is $ Snuffy's banquet department provides extensive service in eight banquet rooms. A regular feature is a seven-course dinner and white-glove service. Snuffy-Pantagis Restaurant is open Monday through Thursday from noon to 10 p.m.; Friday, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 11 p.m. DAILY SPECIALS INCLUDE. Shrimp Cocktail * Z l - Soup & Salad Bar $ Q 9 5 OPA-OPA Drink ij Children's Menu $ 3.95 BUSINESS LUNCHEON SPECIALS WEDDING DREAMS FROM $ % Hours Open Bar Silver Candelabra; Hors D'oeuwes * Flowers 7 Course Dinner Flaming Jubilee Show Tiered Private Bridal Rooms Wedding Cake White Glove Service Free Birthday or Anniversary Cake with Dinner Reservations , Stairauu Park A Momttin Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ Ku.nisi\ TONY'S CAFE (908) N. Union Ave., Cranford, NJ Those of you who love southern Italian cuisine will want to try Tony's Cafe. Now enlarged and decorated in shades of peach and hunter green the restaurant at the rear of the pizzeria features anew and expanded menu to match, including new items such as veal marsala, as well as old favorites such as veal parmigiana with salad, bread and pasta, chicken dishes, shrimp, and the everpopular fettucine alfredo. After dinner, diners will want to conclude their meal with a selection of Italian pastries or cookies (the desserts are available for takeout) accompanied by Italian coffees. Patrons are welcome to come just for dessert after an evening's entertainment Tony's Cafe has daily specials as well as 'Tony's Early Week Specials." The latter might include (tor a family of four) a large pizza, ziti, tossed salad and garlic bread, all for $ A different range of specials predominates later in the week. These might include a full meal, again with salad and bread. Tony Capone, owner, notes that off-premises catering for your private parties can easily be ar- The cafe does not have a liquor license. Tony's Cafe is open Mondays- Thursdays 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sundays 1-9 p.m. TOWS CAFE Hours: Mon.-Thurs , Fri. &Sat Sun. M0 L We Deliver 5:00 'tl Closing 21 North Union Avenue Cranford. NI I I withthis ad,"get I I $1.00 off any dinner I (excluding specials) I THE WESTFIELD DINER-RESTAURANT (908) North Avenue, Westfield This fabulous diner, owned by George Elenis and George Malandrenias, features American, Oriental and Italian cuisine. It opens at 6 a.m. to give early risers delicious breakfasts such as Belgian waffles and fruit. Dinners are, of course, a house staple. The establishment offers a wide variety of fish dishes, such as filet of sole, stuffed with broccoli and Swiss cheese, broiled Boston scrod, broiled red salmon and broiled stuffed seafood platter. The chef's suggestions include broiled chicken breast ke-bob over rice with onions, tomatoes and peppers, chicken breast scampi with garlic butter sauce, London broil and broiled pork chops with apple sauce, potato and vegetable. To complement its desserts ttie owners recommend any of their fine coffees, including cappuccino and espresso. The Westfield Diner- Restaurant is open daily until 2 a.m. It accepts all major credit cards, but does not have a liquor license. Monday thn frhhy kttsrfcol (MM II m ted. 2 *p. HUM Fria Tout. JeNy.luice* Coffee tit* Newly Rerkodeled WESTFIELD Restaurant/Diner COMPELTE DINNER (incl. Soup, Salad, Potato, Vegetable, Dessert and Beverage) COMPLIMENTARY (Any Dessert from our Pic Case plus Beverage) Broiled Chicken Breast KE-BOB $8.95 Prime Rib of Beef i $9.50 Broiled Filet of Sole J $8.95 All Chicken Breast Sauteed I $8.25 plus much much!! - MORE FULL DIET MErviu AVAILABLE NON-FAT YOGURT & CAPPJUCINO/EXPRESSO ETC 309 North Averjue, Westfield 233-5^00 Open 7 Dajs A Week

104 Page 28/Nov. 4-6,1992/Dine-Out A Forbes Nf>wsn;iDeri Supplement THE AMERICAN EXPRESS 9 CARD INTRODUCES A GUIDE To... AREA DINING HOT SPOTS You're new in town. Or in an unfamiliar neighborhood. Or just bored with the usual places. Why not come to one of these restaurants? We'll make you feel well taken care of. Mom's Ristorante 1984 Route 27 Edison, NJ (908) Route 22 West Springfield, NJ (201) West Main St. Somerville, NJ (908) South Avenue Plainfield, NJ (908) Mdvad FINE NORTHERN ITALIAN CUISINE \Carwso [ Fine Italian Restaurant 2243 Hamilton Blvd. South Plainfield, NJ (908) South Avenue Plainfield, NJ (908) Stirling Rd. Watchung, NJ (908) Park & Mountain Ave Scotch Plains, NJ (908) West Main St. Somerville, NJ (908) Civile Ristofrante Italiano 24 North 20th St. Kenilworth, NJ (908) Washington Place North Brunswick, NJ (908) IONARQSSA Restaurant The Courtyards Rts.202/206 North Pluckemin, NJ (908) FRENCH & ITALIAN CUISINE 1595 E. Second St., Scotch Plains, NJ (908) North Ave. West Cranford, NJ (908) MARTELL'S COCKTAIL BAR & RESTAURANT ^ m 410 Menlo Park Mall Edison, NJ (908) ; ; OLDMAN RAFFERTVS 106 Albany Street New Brunswick> Nd (908) m -ismsmm Don't leave home without it.?

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106 S-2 / Forbes Newspapers 3-DAY AutgrngtiueOiki VENT AT QUl Novembers 5, 6, 1992 % )MARK1 4 vim tf N S-^;r:.v.S5:;:S::i^:;.: 1 ; : AMERICA'S LARGEST.*. S Charter Master Pontiac/fiMC Truck Dealer-baritone! M1LL10NS1N RiVENTORY See our incredible 6- acre selection ol brand new and user cars, station wagons, vans, trucks and 4x4 s! LOW PRICE ftutoma-ketdompansj." shtopef^ coniinu."*'-! Stt'to guarantee America's best pnoes. *28Q0 CASH TES All Factory customer cash rebates and cash incentives go directly to our customers - no holdbacks! NO DOWN PAYMENTS! America's Mtomarket can offer 100% Financing ;f you have good S Jt r Pick a vehicle Mth a Mfg. Rebate GUARANTEED FINANCING #you're18 5 lia3/eajgb and a reasonable down payment, Aufomarket guarantees to get you financing. ' TRADE-IN PAY-OFF Make a deaf at the Aulomarkei this week and vi/e'h pay off your car s balance, no malier how much you owe! WORTH THE JOURNEY. Ws week it's fiffi worth me trip (6 America's Automaitetl i This week's featured car brand.. PONTIAC Hundreds of cars to choose from. It's worth the trip to the Market! NEW 1993 PQNTIACS PRICED FROM UNDER BONNE VILLES GRAND PRIX'S FIREBIRDS GRAND AMS LEMANS TRANS AMS TRANS SPORTS SPORT WAGONS SUNBIRDS, etc. Pontiac vehicles won: BIST BUY COMPACT COUPE 1ISTSUY SPORTS SEDAN BEST m CLASS BEST H1W CAR BONNEVIU-ESE For the best Pontiac deal... ya gotta go to the Market! This week's featured Pontiac leases.. GRAND AM Hundreds of Sporty Cars to Lease. it's worth the trip to the Market! NEW 1993 GRAND AMS PRICED FROM UNDER $189 PER Hundreds of Luxury Cars to Lease. ««* MOUTH! It's worth the trip to the Market! This week's featured Luxury Lease... BONNEVILLE NEW 1993 BONNE ILLES PRICED FROM UNDER PER NfONTHI AH the Power, Electric & Convenience features plus a 3.8L 3800 V/ 6 w/sequential Fuel Injection, Air Bag, Variable effort Power Steering, Controlled Crush Safety Cage Body, PASS-Key Theft Deterrent, 3.0 drag coefficient & much more! For the best Luxury Cars... va Qotta QO to the Market! This week's featured truck brand... GMC TRUCK Hundreds of trucks to choose from. It's worth the trip to the Market! NEW 1993 TRUCKS PRICED FROM UNDER $9,000! SONOMA P/U's JIMMY 4x4's SIERRA P/U's LONG BEDS CREW CABS SAFARI VANS SUBURBANS VANDURAS MEDIUM DUTY Cab Forward w/27" Floor Height Dumps, Backs, (p Wreckers, Tank For the best Truck Deal... va qotta go to the Market! This week's featured specialty vehicie... SUBURBANS Hundreds of trucks to choose from. It's worth the trip to the Market! GMC SUBURBANS PRICED FROM UNDER «379 PER MONTH! CUSTOM A1S GALiFQiiiA COiWEISIOIS Custom Vans priced from under $349 PER MONTH! STARCRAFT DAYCRUISERS GLAVEL, etc. For the best Custom Van... ya gotta go to the Market! All makes available... LEASING Hundreds of cars to choose from with no down is payment! v^-r LEASE PAYMENTS 0M "93's FROM UNDER $199 PER LE MANS GMCSONOMA's SUNBIRDS GRAND AMS COROLLAS MAZDA 626's ALTIMAS PICK-UPS ESCORTS SPIRITS CAVALIERS CIVICS, etc. For the best Leasing deal.. ya gotta go to the Market! USED CARS HUNDREDS OF MODELS NOW REDUCED! Mode! Priced from UMOER: 83/*87 PONTIACS $ 290Q '87 BUIGK/OLDS Sedans $4430 '87/88 GHEVROLETS *7990 '87/'88 OLDSMOBSLES *4400 l BMB FORD PICK-UPS * /'89 CHEVROLETS $ 67Q0 '88/ I 8 GHEV REG VEH 5 12,500 i 88/'89 FORD VEHICLES $ 700u : 83/ 1 B9 DODGE VANS '6990 W89 LUXURY GARS $ 8890 WB% IMPORT CARS $ / I 89 STATION WGNS * B8/ 1 89 CADILLACS *7908 '88/"89 GRAND PRIXS $7900 l 89/ I 90 BLAZER 4x4's s 12,4 0 89/90 LUXURY CARS $7400 '89/90 4-DR. SEDANS $4500 '89/90 VAN MODELS $ /90 PASS. VANS $10,990 '90/91 4x4 MODELS $11,390 '90/91 2-DR. SEDANS s 9900 UNDER S 99 A vast selection of reliable vehicles suitable for family transportation, commuting, student "starter" cars, etc. AH with 45-Day Satisfaction Guaranteed return priveleges. For the best Used Cars... ya gotta go to the Market! No PLAINFIELD & GREENBROOK (908) lipilpiiiiiiiiisi K ^^ B0RDER0F PC, UOEALLCOSTTO BEPAiDBYWECCNSUMEB EXCEPT POB UCENS.NG. R E a,stbat,o N, TAX. MOTOR VEH,CU FEES. PRiCES «LUDE ALL REBATES..NCENT.VES.AMO HRSTUME BUYERS BONUSES. SHOP THIS WEEK. rn A Somerset County Forbes Newspaper -

107 » November 4, 5, 6,1992 m AUTOMOBILES 8010 Automobiles under$1000 CHEAP! FBI/US SEIZED 89 Mercedes $200 $6VW S50 87 Mercedes $ Mustang $50 Choose from thousands starting at S25. For Directory Information call 24 hour hotline, Copyright #NJ17HJC GHEVY 81 Caprice Wagon, 9-pass., auto, PS/PW, AM/FM. $600/ BO. (908) CHEVY- 84 Camaro, 2.8 liter, v6, runs but needs work. Good for parts or restoration. S800 or BO CHRYSLER 84, 4DR, AC, AM/FM, PS, PB, clean, excel, cond. $950. 2nd owner I CORVETTE $400 BRONCO $50 89 Mercedes $ BMW $ Mustang S50 U.S. Public Auction, Bruglord Properties. Choose from thousands starting $25. FREE Information-24 Hour Hotline Copyright* NJ17HRC DATSUN , 89K miles, runs good, some rust. $ after 6PM DODGE 85 Daytona, ' auto, 2.2 liter, turbo, for parts. Needs transmission. BO. Call Brian FORD 78 Zyther, $525, good cond., OLDS 79, Cutlass, 87.8K mi; AC, new tires, good cond., $750. Please call PLYMOUTH 85 Reliant, 4 dr, am /fm, new tires. Runs gd. Book val $1500 Sell at $ TOYOTA 79 Corolla, 83k mi., auto, PS, PB, many new parts. Runs great $ Automobiles under $W00 VOLVO- 80 GL, auto. PS, PB, PW, PL, sunroof; high miles, good transp, $ Automobiles under$2500 BUICK- 81 Century, V6, auto, new shocks, exhaust & tires. S1650/BO. Call after 6, CADILLAC- 83 Seville, new shocks, 2 new tires, runs good, $2200. Call anytime CHEVY- S pickup, 2.4L, 1 owner, 64k, S3000/BO, also Honda Civic 83, new rebuilt eng., 25k, $2000 b/o, GREAT DEAL! CHEVY- 82 Caprice diesel wagon. CHEVY 77 Malibu OLDS 66 Cutlass All have 4 dr., PS, PB, AC, auto trans. Best offer. Call MERCURY 84 Marquis, V-6, P/windows, PB, PS. Clean in & out, good cond., very dependable. S1150/BO PONTIAC- 82 Bonneville, station wagon, 100K miles, runs good, AC, AM/FM stereo, $1100/BO Iv. msg. TOYOTA- 85 Tercel, 5spd, wagon, beautifully maintained, creampuff. Won't last at S2000. Call for details leave message Automobiles WHILE YOU'RE HUNT- ING FOR A CAR... Hunt to see If you're our winner of a Forbes Coffee Mug! 8030 Automobiles BMW I, mint & loaded, bronzif, 1 owner, 68K, S15,000/BO. Call BUICK- 86 Grand National, clean, weld whs., lots of chrome, $12,000/ BO after 6 BUICK 87 Grand National 69 k, w/ T tops, runs and looks great. $9,800. Gall CADILLAC 78 Seville, 4-dr., loaded, 90K mi. Very clean. S3,000/neg. Day , eve , David CADILLAC- 86 DeVilJe, Exc. cond. fully loaded, must relocate. $3900/BO , 10-6pm CHEVY- 86 Cavalier Wagon, excellent cond., $3000. Call after 7pm ask for Lynn CHEVY- 87 Z-28 Iroc, Dk. Red, 4-spd. auto w/ shift kit, 5.a litre engine, PW/S/B/DL, loaded. 77k mi., must sell! $5500/BO CHRYSLER 1989 LeBaron convertible, white, beige interior, auto, PS, PB, P/windows, AC. AM/FM cass. with graphic equalizer, cruise, tilt wheel, airbag, new tires, new shocks, 52K miles. Fully loaded. Mint condition. $9500. Please call days, Monday thru Friday. CHRYSLER- 85 Laser, sporty black w/turbo, 5- seed, AC, Power windows, PS, rear def., AM/ FM Cassette. Well maintained. Origional owner. 68K mi. $2400/BO. (201) CHRYSLER 88 New Yorker, 4 dr sedan, mint condition, $5300. Call after 6PM DATSUN 82 ZX, P/windows & doors, AM/FM etc., 1 owner from new, good cond., $ DID YOU KNOW... that an ad in this local paper also goes into 16 other local papers? Re^ch over 400,000 readers with one call! Automobiles SHARP! DODGE 85 Daytona. Auto, AC, AM/FM cass., PS, PB, 75k mi. Exc. cond. ONE OWNER. $3, DODGE 88 Daytona, auto, 70k, AC, AM/FM stereo cass, sunroof, S4300/BO FORD 87 Thunderbird LX, exc. cond., auto, climate control, full power pkg, 83K, must sell. $ HONDA 86, Preiude Si, whte, 5spd., sunrf., AM/ FM eass., 68k, must sell! Mr. Smith HYUNDAI 91 Excel GS, auto, moonrf, 2DR, AM/ FM cass., PS, PB, alarm, S4500/BO INTRODUCTIONS... A way for peopla to meet people, every week in your local Forbes newspaper. The ad is free, then one call does it all! ISUZU- 89 i marc, 4 dr, auto, AC, AM/FM stereo, dk. blue, excel, cond. in/ out. 4SK miies, $4000. Call JEEP 89 Wagoneer Ltd., garage kept, excel, cond., fully loaded, 40k mi., $12,900. Call MAZDA- 89, 323SE, 4DR, AC, AM/FM cass., PS PB, 52k, excel, in & out. S5250/BO. Eves Advertise in the Classified! OLDS Deiia-88 Royale Brougham, 87, V-6, 4 dr., auto, ac, am/fm stereo, ps, pb, pdl, pw, p-seats, runs & looks like new! 66k, $4600 b/o, PONTIAC- 79 Trans AM, barrel, black, t-tops, PS, PB, AC. $3000. Call PONTIAC- 87 Firebird Formula, red, fully loaded, only 59K miles, runs like new, $4450. Call Advertise #n the Classified! AUTOMOTIVE 8030 Automobiles PONTIAC- 90 Grand Am, White 4DR, AC, AM/ FM stereo, 43K ml. excel. cond. Transferable 75,000 mi. extended warranty S COMMUTERS - SKIERS TOYOTA 89 Camry LE Sedan, 4-dr., blue, all wheel drive, auto, AC, stereo cass., P/sunroof, full power pkg., 44K mi. ONE OWNER. $9,600. Call Advertise in the Classified! TOYOTA 90, Camry, grey, 4 cyl., auto, 45k, snrf., ac, loaded, $9750 b/o, VOLVO GLE gold wagon 5 spd., sunroof, leather, 3rd seat. 60 k, $ VW- 86 GLI, Wolfsburg ed., red, leather, 5 spd., sunroof, cruise, PS, PB, 85Kmi. $ Antique and Classic Automobiles BUICK LeSabre, Exc. original cond. PS, AC. S1900/BO. Call , iv. message. CHEVY 68 Corvette. Mint show car. Approx. 55K. Absolute new cond. $16,500/BO or will trade for anything of equal value CHEVY- 71 Camaro RS, 350 V-8, auto, Air, Red w/ Blk. stripes like 2-2B, $ FORD 55 Thunderbird. Mint. $28,500/BO or will trade for anything of equal value. Seen by appt. only FORD 66 Mustang, very good cond. Candy Apple Red, 6 cyl., 150,000 mi. Orig. owner. S3, 750 /BO JAGUAR- 71 XKE Roadster, serious inquiries only. Call Luxury Automobiles LINCOLN- 83 Tovmcar, 40k,' loaded, 1 owner, just a beautiful car, aft. 6 pm 8060 Sportscars CHEVY 77 Corvette. 350 auto, PS, PB, runs well needs a little work S4800/BO PONTIAC- 86 Trans AM, auto, excel, running cond. No dents or rust. T-top. GTA rims. S46507 BO Family Vans DODGE 89 Grand Caravan, great cond. 66K miles, SBOOO/BO days x4s, Sport and Ught Tracks DID YOU KNOW... that an ad in this local paper also goes into 16 other local papers? Reach over 400,000 readers with one call! FORD 86 F-150 Lariat, AC, auto, PS, PB, cruise, tilt, stereo, PW, PL, 4 WD, dual tanks, completely rebuilt. Excel, cond. S INTRODUCTIONS... A way for people to meet people, every week in your local Forbes newspaper. The ad is free, then one call does it all! TOYOTA 87, Tercel S/ W, 4 WD, SR 5, AC, AM/ FM cass., PS, PB, $3200/ BO Advertise in the Classified! 8090 Trucks and Vans Authorized-New GMC TRUCKS 92 Left over clearance- Pickups, Vans, Suburbans, Jimmy's, Dump trucks, 4WD's & special truck bodies. Most models & Med. duty chassis up to 54,600 GVW. Used trucks, discounts, Leasing, rebates or 5.9% GMAC financing most models. Award winning CSI rated dealer. COLONIAL MOTORS U.S. RT. 22 WEST NO. BRANCH (SOM'VL) Trucks and Vans CHEVY- 82, C ft box truck, power lift gale, rebuilt 350, 4 spd., very clean inside & out S4500, CHEVY 88, Astrovan, 30K miles, excellent con dition, S9000. Call or after 2 DRUGLORDTRUCKS! $ BRONCO S50 91 BLAZER $ JEEP CJ S50 Seized Vans, 4x4's, boats. Choose from thousands starting $25. For Directory into., call 24hr hotline Copyright* NJ17HKK FORD 77 Pickup K. Runs well. S700. Please call FORD- 91 F150, XLT Lariat, V8, loaded, rack, liner, box &. tow. 31K great cond. $12,500. Call UseYour Card... Quick And Convenient! 8220 Automotive Parts, Accessories and Services ABSOLUTE CASH FOR YOUR CAR WE BUY ALL METALS DONATE YOUR CAR, TRUCK, MOTORHOMEto Foundation serving the Blind. I.R.S. Tax Deductible. Free towing. Need not run HONDAS, NISSANS, TOYOTAS WANTEDalso all foreign autos. Pis call anytime JUNK CARS WANTED- Late model wrecks & trucks. Top $$$ Paid NEW CARS USED CARS need undercoating & rustproofing. Don't pay dealer prices. Pay S195. Get professional results. Call Chassie Works at PERONE'S AUTO SAL- VAGE cars & trucks wanted. Highest prices paid. Free pick up. Container service available Miscellaneous Automotive MIRACLE WORKER- Towing & recycling. Local & long distance. Free junk car removal. Old batteries & radiators bought MOTORCYCtESl 8260 Miscellaneous Motorcycle MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE For Many Types Of Motorcycles Also Personal Watercraft Insurance A Complete Selection of Clothes, Collectibles and Accessories. Hariey-Davdisos ol Edison 299 Rt 1, Edison (908) RECREATIONAL i 8410 Campers and Trailers TRAILER- 75 Fan Sty.Trav.trailer, liner, fully self contain rf., Ac, 24 ft., sleeps 8, S TRAILER Taurus, 19', sleeps 6, AC, $2000. Call " TRAVEL TRAILER- Fan, Style Liner, 24'. Fully self contained, roof air, tantam axle, sleeps 6, battery package trailer, awning, 3-way ref. Asking S2000. Call BOATS...of service and improvement is advertised in classified. When you need a helping hand, get the classified habit Forbes Newspapers / S-3 TO ADVERTISE GALL OUR CLASSIFIED HOTLINE TOLL FREE 1*800*559=9495 ffliilibiliilf 1990 CADILLAC SEVILLE 4 door, 31,593 miles Serial #LU PS, PB. PW, PL, A/C, Auto, WC. Auto. Till, Cruis H. Del, Cassette, 8 cyl PONTIAC SUNBIRD 4 door 17,095 miles Serial f N Aulo. A/C. PS. PB. PL, AM-FM. H. Delog. i cyl B 8 S CADILLAC SEDAM 'DEVILLE 16,017 mllos F 1 Vln. #N I PS, PB, PW, PL, A/C. WC. Auto. Tilt. Cruisa. i R. Del., Cassette, a cyl.. Leather PONTIAC FIREBIRD G" 2 door 9845 miles. Sorial * ML23-I65e Auto, WC. PS. PB. PL. PW, Till. Ctuise. B. Del.. Cass. V-8 cyl S89 FORD TEMPO G/L 44,401 miles Vln. #KB Auto. A/C, PS. PB, PL. Cass, Till. R-Oef., 4 cyl.! 1992 CADILLAC SEDAN DEVIL - 14,363 miles Vln. #N4296S00 PS, PB, PW. PL, WC, Auto, Till. Cruise, R. Del., Cass, B cyl.. Leather 1990 CHEVROLET BERET" 2 door 28,626 miles. Serial # LE Auto, WC. PS. PB. Till. Cruise. H. Del.. Cass.. V-6 cyl. sunroof. '8, SEDAM DEVILLE 35,648 miles Serial #J43278S4 V-8. Auto, WC, PS, PB. PW, PL. Tilt. Cruise. Cass., Rear Detog., Leather. Have YOU Read The ' Classified This Week? r ROYAI. CHEVROLET COME 1H AND 0 SURf RtSED BtGCEST AND BEST DEALS IN THE STATE. WE OOH'r WANT TO BE THE fllccest - ' ONLY THE D6ST GOT A CAR or FOR SAL &* v * 3 CLAYTON ^MERMAN DODGE Main Street, Peapack "7f Years of Sales and Sen/ice" Dumonl Rtl. Far Hills, N J. 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