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Page 44 Thursday, October 28, 1999 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION


Weichert, Realtors Launches Toy Drive for Needy Children HOLIDAY PREPARATIONS… James M. Weichert, President, and Santa get

ready for Weichert, Realtors’ 21st Annual Toy Drive to benefit financially or physically disadvantaged children. Individuals may drop off donations of new, unwrapped toys at any Weichert, Realtors office.

WESTFIELD — James M. Weichert, President, has announced the launch of Weichert, Realtors’ 21st Annual Toy Drive. Each of the company’s 200 sales offices will collect toys for distribution to financially and/ or physically disadvan taged children within the local communities.

Weichert offices, including its Westfield branch at 185 Elm Street, will accept donations of new, unwrapped toys through December. Local charities which aid needy or underprivileged children will deliver the toys during the holidays.

Last year, 22,500 toys were distributed by charitable and service organizations in the communities Weichert serves.

Individuals may drop off donations at any Weichert, Realtors office and may call any company office for further information. The Westfield office may be reached at (908) 6547777.

WELCOME BACK… Carroll Mellor of Carroll Mellor Realty has announced the return of Realtor/ Associate Denise M. Hibbert to the company’s Westfield office. Mrs. Hibbert spent a full year at home with her daughter, Katherine, born in August of last year. She and her family are residents of Scotch Plains. Mrs. Hibbert joined Carroll Mellor Realty in 1996.

Coldwell Banker Salutes Sales Associates for Work

WESTFIELD — Awardwinning sales associate and Westfield native Sue Checchio has joined the Westfield sales office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the

c o m p a n y has announced.

Coldwell Banker has also revealed that several other associates with the Westfield office were recently honored for their achievements.

Licensed in real estate for over 12 years, Ms. Checchio achieved the prestigious Silver Level in the 1998 New Jersey Association of Realtors (NJAR) Million Dollar Club and earned 1998 Sales Associate of the Year honors in her former office.

Her accomplishments placed her among the top agents throughout both New Jersey and North America. Ms. Checchio’s specialty areas include the communities of Westfield, Scotch Plains, Cranford, Fanwood and Mountainside.

Janice Tittel has been named to the 1998 NJAR Million Dollar Club at the Silver Level. She has earned membership to the sales club three times within the past five years.

H a v i n g j o i n e d C o l d w e l l Banker over five years ago, Ms. Tittel’s outs t a n d i n g sales performances have been recognized with membership to the NJAR Million Dollar Club in 1994 and

1995. She has additionally been appointed to Coldwell Banker’s President’s Club, consisting of the top 10 percent of the firm’s entire sales force throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

For the 12th consecutive year, Tom Bianco has achieved a level of sales success worthy of NJAR Million Dollar Club membership. Mr. Bianco, a broker/ sales associate, reached Silver Level status in 1998 for the seventh time in his real estate career.

Mr. Bianco, who earned GRI (Graduate, Realtor Institute) status, has been active in the industry for over a decade. He is a h i s t o r i c homes specialist.

In addition to NJAR Silver, Mr. Bianco is a member of the NJAR D i s t i n g u i s h e d Sales Club, an honor which reflects 10 consecutive years of membership. He was also named to Coldwell Banker’s International President’s Circle, an elite group consisting of the top 5 percent of the company’s sales force across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Carol Lyons has been recognized for her outstanding achievements with Silver Level status in the 1998 NJAR Million Dollar Club.

Ms. Lyons, with a career sales volume totaling more than $80 million, has been a member of the Million Dollar Club every year since 1986. She was named to the NJAR Distinguished

Sales Club in recognition of her consecutive years of membership.

She has reached the NJAR Silver Level nine times during the past 13 years.

Upon joining Coldwell Banker, Ms. Lyons received the Rookie of the Year award for her outstanding initial year with the company. She has been a member of the company’s International President’s Circle since 1995, an achievement which signifies exceptional sales performance.

Freeholder Mirabella Speaks With Westfield School Pupils

GUEST SPEAKER… Union County Freeholder Alex Mirabella was the guest speaker in Westfield on September 15 at the induction of the 19992000 Roosevelt Student Council members. Pictured, left to right, with Freeholder Mirabella, are: Brad Cantor, Treasurer; Peter Itz, Vice President; Sam Kramer, Secretary; eighth grader Adam Novick; and Carolyn Harbaugh, President.

WESTFIELD — Union County Freeholder Alex Mirabella was the guest speaker in Westfield on September 15 at the induction of the 19992000 Roosevelt Student Council members.

The annual induction gives the Student Council of Roosevelt Intermediate School an opportunity to hear from keynote speakers from all over the state.

This year, Freeholder Mirabella encouraged the students to be active participants in their student government and shared with them his re sponsibilities as a Union County Freeholder.

Officers inducted into office for 19992000 include: Carolyn Harbaugh, President; Pear Itz, Vice President; Sam Kramer, Secretary; and Brad Cantor, Treasurer; as well as the Student Council executive board and representatives.

The Student Council is open to all students at Roosevelt who wish to be active participants. This year’s Student Council theme is S. A. S. S. Y. Students Achieve Superior Standards Yearly.

Fall Open House Events Planned at The Pingry School

The Pingry School will open its doors this fall to all who are interested in sending their children to the country day school.

The Pingry School is a coeducational K12 independent school, with a Lower School (Grades K6) campus located in Short Hills and an Upper School (Grades 712) campus located in Bernards Township.

The Open House will offer prospective parents an opportunity to tour the school, learn about Pingry’s academic, athletic and extracurricular programs, and speak with students, faculty and staff.

The Lower School will hold its open house Wednesday, November 17, beginning at 8: 30 a. m.

The day’s program will feature an overview of the school by administrators, tours of the building, a question

and answer session and the chance for parents to sit in on classes.

Students are engaged in a full range of subjects. Foreign language instructions begins in the first grade and computers are introduced in kindergarten. Class sizes are limited to 16 students.

The Upper School open house will be held on Sunday, November 14, at 2 p. m.

The event will offer campus tours, a presentation about academic and student life at Pingry and panel discussions. The Upper School offers 16 Advanced Placement and 18 Honors courses.

For directions and information about the Lower School program, please call Sheila Ramirez at (973) 3794550. For Middle School and Upper School information, please call (908) 6476419.

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WESTFIELD— Katherine E. Riley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew C. Riley of Westfield, is attending Mount Saint Mary’s College in Emmitsburg, Md. this fall. Katherine is a graduate of Westfield High School.

* * * * * WESTFIELD – A number of Westfield residents recently graduated from Kean University in Union with bachelor’s and master degrees.

Graduating with master’s degrees are Patricia M. Dervin, Paula S. Garbarini and Judyth A. Kurz.

Graduating with bachelor’s degrees are Sophia Aspromatis, William C. Baton, David M. Carracino, Laura A. Demos, Marimargaret B. Helmecki, Mary C. Hoffman, Karen L. Lack, Pauline G. McGowan, Irene Meeker, Jayne A. Sanford and

Donna Ziarko.

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FULL OF SURPRISES! WESTFIELD Unusually large 5 Bedroom Colonial combines charm of Living Room, fireplace and Dining Room, new Baths, Eatin Kitchen and spacious Family Room addition. $325,000 (0527142) Call 9086547777

LOVE IS SECURITY & COMFORT SCOTCH PLAINS For your family. It’s all here in this 4 Bedroom, 2½ Bath Colonial with large rooms, fireplace in Living Room, 2 car garage and more. $389,000 (0527227) Call 9086547777

IMMACULATE CENTER HALL COLONIAL SCOTCH PLAINS Four Bedroom, 2½ Baths, wood floors, updated Kitchen, new Bath with Jacuzzi, new roof, raised hearth fireplace in Family Room, 55foot, terraced deck, 2 Rec Rooms. $425,000 (0527238) Call 9086547777

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Sue Checchio Janice Tittel

Tom Bianco Carol Lyons
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