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A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains - Fanwood Thursday, February 11, 1999 Page 19

CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK hurt. I have respect for him.”

Melendez added, “I knew that I had the match when I turned him. As soon as I cranked him, I knew that it was over.”

Several other key bouts had dramatic endings. In the first bout, Raider 103-pounder Lucas Francavilla rose to the occasion and defeated Gene Ronkiewicz, 6-3. Francavilla stunned Ronkiewicz with a single-leg takedown and a two-point tilt in the first period, then added a double-leg takedown in the third to gain the victory.

In a bout which would be thought to be closer, Indian Blake Jackson maximized his win with a 5:24 fall over Dave Loewinger at 112. Jackson rebounded from a 4-2 deposit in the first period to scoop up two nearfalls in the second period, then a reversal and another nearfall before finishing the bout with a half nelson.

Raider Mike Loewinger at 119 succumbed to Rob Burnett when he was stacked in 3:52. Raider Charlie Tripet, after scoring the initial takedown, became the victim of a 14-2, majority decision won by rugged Louis Ott at 125. Ott retaliated with two reversals, a takedown, an escape, a penalty point and two nearfalls.

A Raider who has been reliable all season long, A. J. Romeo, came through with an important fall over Danny Johnson at 130. Romeo clamped Johnson with a cradle in 4:43 to bring the team score to 16-9 in favor of the Indians.

A bit of a shocker occurred at 140, when Raider Mike Natale, who had stunned Governor Livingston ace Kris Lecomte just a week earlier, fell to Al Tareek Frazier, 8-7, in overtime. Frazier picked up the decision via penalty point for Natale’s backing off.

The Raiders came back with an upset of their own at 145 when a very determined Mike Grabel captured an 11-9, overtime win over a very tough Dan Freer. Grabel got a shrug takedown, then Freer tied the score with a reversal. Freer and Grabel exchanged forward roll reversals early in the second. Grabel gave up a penalty point for locking hands, then was hit with a warning. Freer escaped, but Grabel tied the score with a takedown at the end of

the period. Freer locked hands in the third and gave Grabel a penalty point. Grabel escaped, but Freer retied the score with a double-leg takedown. Grabel escaped, but was hit with his second warning just before the buzzer to send the bout into overtime. Grabel then grabbed a single-leg, back-trip takedown to grasp the victory.

“I was listening to the coach and he told me not to think about what happened in the bouts before me or after

me,” said Grabel. “I am usually a defensive wrestler, but I wanted to win this one for the team so all of my fear went away and I got the takedown.”

Grabel added, “He is a very physical wrestler and I was thinking to just escape with a standup because he was so strong on top.” With reference to the overtime takedown, Grabel said, “I had him on the mat with a singleleg, then I stood up with it and backtripped him for the takedown.”

A nearly miraculous turn of events took place in the 152-lb. bout. Indian Tom Petrusko, who placed second in the districts last year, was bouncing Marc Ricca all over the mats in the first period and amassed a 14-2 lead. Ricca came back with seven points in the second and, debatably, pinned

Hot Indian Matmen Hold Off Raiders, 36-28, in the Teepee

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PUBLIC NOTICE

SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F-6713-97.

HARRIS TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED JUNE 24, 1996, HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 1996-3, PLAINTIFF vs. CARLOS SOSA AND MRS. CARLOS SOSA, HIS WIFE, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED SEPTEMBER 18, 1998 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the above-stated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 17TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, A.D., 1999 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $126,185.02. Municipality: City of Elizabeth. Tax Lot No. 2, Block No. 379. Property Street Address: 117 Franklin Street.

Dimensions: 25.025 x 100.05. Nearest Cross: First Street. Feet to Nearest Cross: 200.20. There is due approximately the sum of $129,638.09 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF SALVATORE L. BORRELLI, Attorney Suite 204 999 McBride Avenue West Paterson, New Jersey 07424 CH-754185 (WL) 4 T 1/21, 1/28 2/4 & 2/11/99 Fee: $165.24

PUBLIC NOTICE

SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F-5951-96.

THE MONEY STORE, A CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF vs. ANGELICA COBBA, DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED FEBRUARY 26, 1997 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the above-stated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 17TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, A.D., 1999 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $141,600.77. The property to be sold is located in the City of Elizabeth in the County of Union, New Jersey.

Commonly known as: 163-165 Elm Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Tax Lot No. 397 in Block No. 13. Dimensions of Lot: (Approximately) 40.00 feet wide by 146.00 feet long.

Nearest Cross Street: Situate on the northerly side of Elm Street, 265.25 feet from the northeasterly side of Chilton Street.

Subject to a first mortgage held by Lincoln Investment Corp. dated February 9, 1990 in the amount of $9,000.00 recorded July 13, 1990 in the Union County Clerk’s Office in Book 4084, page 317.

Also subject to two Federal Tax Liens (1) against Angela Cobba in the amount of $4,812.28 recorded in the Union County Clerk’s Office, Book 141, page 215 on December 27, 1994; and (2) against Angela Cobba in the amount of $3,051.49 recorded March 17, 1992 in the Union County Clerk’s Office in Book 114, page 350.

There is due approximately the sum of $146,192.38 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF ZUCKER, GOLDBERG, BECKER & ACKERMAN, Attorney 1139 Spruce Drive P.O. Box 1024 Mountainside, New Jersey 07092-0024 1-908-233-8500 File No. XCS-33312 CH-753084 (WL) 4 T 1/21, 1/28 2/4 & 2/11/99 Fee: $216.24

PUBLIC NOTICE

SHERIFF’S SALE

SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F-1123-98.

COUNTRYWIDE FUNDING CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF vs. PAULO J. SILVA ET AL., DEFENDANT.

CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED SEPTEMBER 29, 1998 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.

By virtue of the above-stated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 10TH DAY OF MARCH A.D., 1999 at two o’clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.

The judgment amount is $86,804.02. The property to be sold is located in the Township of Elizabeth, County of Union and State of New Jersey.

It is commonly known as 1376-78 Hamilton Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey.

It is known and designated as Block No. 11, Lot No. 412C.

The dimensions are 44.00 feet wide by 100.00 feet long.

Nearest cross street: Situate on the southerly line of Hamilton Street, 82.00 feet from the easterly line of Stanton Street.

Prior lien(s): None. There is due approximately the sum of $89,190.32 together with lawful interest and costs.

There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.

RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF STERN, LAVINTHAL, NORGAARD & KAPNICK, Attorneys Suite 300 293 Eisenhower Parkway Livingston, New Jersey 07039-1711 CH-754215 (WL) 4 T 2/11, 2/18, 2/25 & 3/4/99 Fee: $171.36

Petrusko; however, then bout went on. When the bout ended, Petrusko had salvaged a 16-13 victory.

The Indians won the 160-lb. bout via headlock fall and the 171-lb. class with a 4-3 decision. Raider Gary Cousar took care of Andy Roesch in 3:15 with a cradle at 189, then Dannie Garay, at 215, used his savvy to win by a, 15-0, technical fall over strongman Scott Paterson.

“He was very strong and I was aware of that,” stated Garay. “I used

my experience on him.” Prior to the big showdown, many considered that the outcome of the match may come down to the heavyweight bout. Raider Jim Feeley sandbagged Indians Steve Krawec’s Japanese whizzer to get the takedown, then later turned him with a half nelson to record the fall in 3:47.

“Regardless of whether the match was on the line, I still was going out there to pin him” said Feeley. “I wanted us to at least come out of this with some respect. I wish that the outcome would have come down to me. I would have come through.”

“Our guys wrestled real well. It was a great match. But to take nothing away from Rahway, you can’t give up that many pins and expect to win,” pointed out Artigliere. “It’s that simple.”

103: — Lucas Francavilla (SPF) d. Gene Ronkiewicz, 6-3

112: — Blake Jackson (R.) p. Dave Loewinger, 5:24

119: — Rob Burnett (R.) p. Mike Loewinger, 3:52

125: — Louis Ott (R.) md. Charlie Tripet, 14-2

130: — A. J. Romeo (SPF) p. Danny Johnson, 4:43

135: — Tony Melendez (SPF) md. Shawn Stueber, 15-6 140: — Al Tareek Frazier (R.) d. Mike Natale, 8-7, OT

145: — Mike Grabel (SPF) d. Dan Freer,

11-9, OT

152: — Tom Petrusko (R.) d. Marc Ricca, 16-13

160: — Gary Ronkiewicz (R.) p. Matt Oley, :55

171: — Walter Braxton (R.) d. Josh Ricca, 4-3

189: — Gary Cousar (SPF) p. Andy Roesch, 3:15

215: — Dannie Garay (R.) tf. Scott Paterson, 15-0, 5:03 Hwt: — Jim Feeley (SPF) p. Steve Krawec, 3:47

PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWN OF WESTFIELD BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

Notice is hereby given that the Westfield Board of Adjustment adopted Resolutions at its February 8, 1999 meeting for the following applications heard at its January 11, 1999 meeting:

1. Sarantos Giankouros, 455 Edgewood Avenue seeking permission to erect a porch on the front of the house – granted. 2. John A. Jakub, 260 Gallows Hill Road

seeking permission to erect a circular driveway in the front yard of property – granted. 3. Ernest P. and Sylvia Ladas, 230

Massachusetts Street seeking permission to erect an addition – granted. 4. Joseph and Diana Shoback, 755 St.

Marks Avaenue seeking permission to erect a building addition and full second story and to remove the roof over the patio – granted. 5. Raphael and Nora Merola, 19

Woodbrook Circle seeking permission to erect a building addition and roofed front entry platform – granted.

Colleen Mayer, Secretary Board of Adjustment 1 T – 2/11/99, The Leader Fee: $26.01

PUBLIC NOTICE

BOARD OF EDUCATION WESTFIELD, NEW JERSEY

INVITATION TO BIDDERS

Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of the Westfield School District, Union County, New Jersey, at the Board of Education, 302 Elm Street, Westfield, New Jersey, for the following supplies, equipment or services:

BID FOR: B-2007 ATHLETIC SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE 1999-2000

SCHOOL YEAR BIDS DUE: MARCH 2, 1999 at 10:30 A.M.

BID FOR: B-2008 ATHLETIC UNIFORMS FOR THE 1999-2000 SCHOOL YEAR

BIDS DUE: MARCH 2, 1999 at 11:00 A.M.

BID FOR: B-2009 HEALTH AND ATHLETIC TRAINING

SUPPLIES FOR THE 1999-2000 SCHOOL YEAR

BIDS DUE: MARCH 2, 1999 at 11:30 A.M.

The bids will be received at the Administration Building, 302 Elm Street, Westfield, New Jersey 07090, on the date and at the time indicated, and then publicly opened and read aloud.

Bids must be in strict compliance with specifications. Bids must be made on the proposal forms in the manner designated. Proposals must be endorsed on the outside of the sealed envelope, with the name of the bidder, the bidder’s address and the name of the supplies, equipment, or services for which the bid is submitted. It is understood and agreed that proposals may be delivered before the time or at the place specified for opening. The Board of Education assumes no responsibility for bids mailed or misdirected in delivery.

The Board of Education of the Town of Westfield, in Union County, New Jersey, reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids for the whole or any part and waive any informalities in the interest of the Board of Education. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days after the date set for the opening thereof.

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

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, C. 127, (NJAC 17:27).

By order of the Town of Westfield Board of Education, Union County, New Jersey.

Robert A. Berman Board Secretary 1 T – 2/11/99, The Leader Fee: $55.59

“Little Devils” Matmen Rip Rahway Little Indians

What does a Timex watch and the Little Devils Wresting Team have in common? They both “take a lickin’ and keep on tickin’.” After suffering three losses in a row (South Plainfield, Plainfield and Union) the Little Devils roared backed and crushed Rahway by a score of 52-33.

As usual, the Devils started the day very quickly with wins in the lower weights. Key victories were registered by Tom Markowski, John Falzone and Tommy McManus (pin).

The bout of the day was a tough one at the 63-lb. weight class. After six lead changes, John Martoglio scored an 8-6 decision after he registered a single-leg

takedown in the overtime period. Additional victories in the middle and upper weights were scored by Sam Kramer (pin), Jimmy McManus, Craig Hewit (pin), Joey Corea, Tommy DelDuca and Stan Sturgis.

Hoping to make it two-in-a-row, Westfield suffered a 52-22 defeat at the hands of Kenilworth. The usually strong lower weights struggled to get going.

The first victory for the Little Devils was registered in the 67-lb. weight class. Sam Kramer put on a wrestling clinic and beat his opponent by a score of 13-0. After that, Westfield could only muster four more wins including Nick DelPopolo, Craig Hewit (pin), Joey Corea, and Tommy DelDuca.

Fanwood Flames Win 5th Straight Basketball Game

The Fanwood Flames 5th grade basketball team are making a strong late season run winning three games last week to run their season high win streak to five in a row.

The Flames started the week with an exciting 45-39 victory over St. Helen’s of Westfield in Garden State League play.

St. Helen’s gave the Flames all it could handle before a late fourth quarter surge. Derrick Caracter scored a game high of 20 points and 18 rebounds. Lance Thomas and Sean Young provided strong help off the boards and connected for eight and six points each. Brian Halpin and Ricky Lisojo directed the offense and pumped in four points apiece.

Fanwood defeated a depleted Westfield (B) squad, 56-21, in an inde

pendent game. Westfield had a hard time matching up with the Flames height advantage. Derrick Caracter scored a career high 24 points in the victory.

Lance Thomas and Sean Young again provided a strong front line attack by drilling in 12 and ten points respectively.

The Flames finished off the week, defeating Mountainside, 57-31, in another Garden State League game. Lance Thomas was outstanding scoring a team record 32 points. Sean Young had an excellent defensive game and popped in 11 points. D. J. Garrett had his best all-around game with six points and seven steals. Bobby Blabolil and Brian Halpin added each points each to the scoring attack.

The victories raised the team’s Garden State League record to 6-2 and 9-10 overall. The team meets North Plainfield on February 12, at 8 p.m. in a key Garden League matchup. The Flame will travel to Edison to play RPRY on February 15 to resume action in Central Jersey League play.

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times

UCIAA PRESIDENT…Westfield High School Athletic Director Ed Tranchina has been the 1998-99 President of the Union County Interscholastic Athletic Association. Tranchina has been responsible for the Union County Basketball Program this year. Blue Devil Max Langford, No. 15, fights off a Summit player as he skates to take

control of the puck during the game at Warinanco Arena on February 3. Blue Devil Mike Wilhelm, No. 12 is close behind to back him up. Westfield defeated the Hilltoppers, 7-4. Devil Cagers Skin

Tiger Girls, 61-55

The Westfield High School girls basketball team held off the Linden Tigresses, 61-55, in Westfield on February 4. Senior Liz McKeon hit for 28 points in the victory.

McKeon accounted for 20 of the Blue Devils’ 32 points in the first half as they carried a seven point lead into the third quarter. Monique Brendel, Courtney Thornton and Carolyn Matthews added to the Blue Devils attack in the second half when McKeon was pressured.

Brendel finished with 17 points, Thornton scored seven and Matthews had five. Jessica Lutkenhouse and Karen Manahan had two points each for the Blue Devils who upped their record to 94. The Tigers fell to 7-8.

Linden 7 18 12 18 55 Westfield 13 19 13 16 61

Lady Farmers Stop Raiders, 52-47

The Lady Farmers kept adding to their lead in each quarter until the fourth but stopped the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School girls basketball team, 52-47, in Union on February 4. Jayme Gray led the Farmers with 19 points.

The Raiders managed to spread their scoring around as Katie Feighner put in 13 points and Nikki and Jeannie McCoy each sank 12. Christine Bowers scored six points while Najwa Glover and Kelli LaForge had two each.

Feighner had a field day under the boards as she pulled down 10 offensive and seven defensive rebounds. Nikki McCoy had five rebounds and four steals, Bowers had three rebounds and three steals, Jeannie McCoy had three rebounds and five steals, Krista Hicks had two rebounds and Glover had three rebounds and two steals.

The Farmers lifted their record to 12-5 and the Raiders slipped to 7-9.

Sc PlnsFanwd 10 11 14 12 47 Union 13 13 18 8 52

SECOND-PLACE FINISHER…Ted Brown of Westfield took second place in the all around score for Class 2 at the Cavalier Classic Gymnastics Invitation in Cherry Hill on January 24. In individual events, Ted took first on high bar, rings and floor exercise; second on pummel horse and parallel bars and third on vault. Brown is a freshman at Westfield High School. He is on the Surgent’s Elite team and is coached by Jim Surgent.

POSTERS

The Westfield Leader and The Times

have the capabilities of making large color posters (24x18 and smaller) of sports photos or any photos you may wish to be reproduced. Prices are reasonable. Call David Corbin at (908) 232-4407 or e-mail Dave for information at dave@goleader.com.

S. P. Sr. Basketball League Results

(All players over 50)

JANUARY 31: Ft Monmouth Bricklayers 47, Berkeley Heights 45 (OT)

FEBRUARY 4: North Plainfield 2, Two River Times 0

Berkeley Heights 36, Areana Sports 26

STANDINGS: TEAM W-L Percentage Berkeley Heights 8-2 .800 Scotch Plains 4-2 .667 Cranford Cougars 5-3 .625 Team Law 3-3 .500 Westfield Pearls 4-4 .500 North Plainfield 4-4 .500 Areana Sports 0-9 .000

In a slow week, the first place Berkeley Heights team split a pair of games; dropping a Sunday afternoon overtime encounter with the strong Ft Monmouth Bricklayers at Ft. Monmouth. John Allen and Fred Walz led the effort by the losing Berkeley squad.

In their Thursday night game against winless Areana Sports, the squad was split due to a scheduling conflict in Morris County, where the team is also entered. The Areana team sensed their opportunity and, as always, gave it their best effort but couldn’t find the range, missing a quantity of layups that might have produced the upset. But Howie Heller and John Haselmann hit the big shots that carried Berkeley to their league-leading 8th win.

Frye Inducted Into Maine Hall of Fame

John “Junie’’ Frye, a Captain of the Westfield High School Football Team, who graduated from Westfield High School in 1934, has been inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame for outstanding achievements in Football, joining a prestigious group of outstanding sports figures who have brought glory and honor to the State of Maine.

After High School, “Junie” went to Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and played football for Bowdoin under Adam Walsh and was voted “All Maine” and “All New England”. Induction ceremonies will take place on June 6 in Maine.

“Junie” now lives in Wells, Maine with his wife Claire.

PUBLIC NOTICE

WESTFIELD HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMIS

SION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Historic Preservation Commission of the Town of Westfield will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 22, 1999 at 8:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Municipal Building, 425 East Broad Street, Westfield, New Jersey to hear and consider designation of the following proposed Westfield Historic Landmark:

777 West Broad Street “Hetfield Farmhouse” Known as Block No. 2816, Lot No. 30 on

the Tax Map of the Town of Westfield 1 T — 2/11/99, The Leader Fee: $32.64

DEADLINE INFO DEADLINE INFO DEADLINE INFO DEADLINE INFO DEADLINE INFO. .. .. Sports deadlines are: All sports that take place during the week MUST be submitted by FRIDAY, 4 P.M. Weekend sports ONLY will be accepted up till Noon on Monday. Aritcles must be typed, double spaced, upper and lower case and no longer than 1-1/2 pages. NO EXCEPTIONS

David B. Corbin for The Westfield Leader and The Times

GIVING A FREE MAKEOVER…Raider heavyweight Jim Feeley, top, provides Indian Steve Krawec with a free facial. Feeley also gave Krawec a free eye exam by showing him the lights in 3:47.

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