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Page 24 • The Branchburg News • May 2011 CLASSIFIED ADS

TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD: Type your ad exactly as you want it to appear. Ads are limited to 30 words (phone numbers count as one word). Mail your ad along with a check for $20 made payable to “The Branchburg News” to The Branchburg News, PO Box 5351, Branchburg, NJ 08876

Need a SUMMER BABYSITTER? Seton Hall student with childcare experience seeks babysitting op- portunities. Available mid-May. Call Casey Mae 908-526-0673.

BABYSITTING - High School Graduate with clean driving record will watch your children in your home. References available. Call Brittany 908-285-3340 or email

CHILDCARE: Responsible 18- year-old girl seeks to babysit your school-aged children June through August. Available PT/FT. Can drive. Evenings possible. Call Tina 908-285-6548.

CHILDCARE: Experienced, re- liable, caring mother of twins, 6 years old, will provide child care in my home. Excellent references, Call Adriana 908-541-0363.

SUMMER BABYSITTER - Male college honors student with clean driving record will care for your children this summer. Call Christian 908-448-8555 or email

JOBS: Positions Available, flexible hours, in Branchburg at Subway in Shop-Rite Plaza, Route 22 West. Call 908-500-2532.

SUMMER JOBS: Silver Saddle Swim Club in Branchburg is hiring Managers, Asst. Managers, Certi- fied Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Snack Bar, Office. Full and Part Time. Apply at www.silversad- or call Kelly 908-725-3220.

SUMMER RENTAL - 3 BR con- do on OCEAN BLOCK in Ortley Beach! August weeks available. See for photos/rates. Call Karen 256- 0352.

BRANCHBURG’S HANDY- MAN: Free Estimates - Insured - Dependable! SIG’S HANDI- WORKS - 908-231-0492. I can fix that window, replace or repair just about any fixture. Tub and/or Shower beautification my special- ty. NJ License 13VH05489400.

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Are you READY FOR SOLAR? We offer complete solar design and installation. Call us to see how we can reduce your energy costs! Central Jersey Electrical Systems – 908 507-2801 NJ Electrical Li- cense 13763

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We know how busy folks are, so we are here to help

Little Red Wagon Co. Home Maintenance & Odd Jobs

Specializing In Small Jobs Inside & Outside Your Home! • Minor Repairs • Interior Painting

• Lawn Cutting • Deck Powerwashing Call Jeanette: 908-707-8720

• Driveway Sealing • Deck Staining

and so much more...just ask! . Branchburg, NJ

CAR CARE CENTER Complete Auto Repair Service

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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: Flexible hours, be your own boss, work from home. Be the next ap- prentice/business partner with America’s favorite billionaire. Timing is key to SUCCESS! email: for informa- tion.

MUSIC LESSONS: First Les- son $10. Learn Guitar, Bass Gui- tar, Harmonica and/or Keyboard. Lessons in my Branchburg home. Degreed with years of teaching & performance experience. Call 908- 231-0492.

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Year. He performs locally and in Nashville, and hosts a musical se- ries called “The Nashville Hitmak- ers” at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Jacqueline Markey of Neshan- ic Station won the Senior Ladies Irish Dancing Championship at the 2010 North American Nationals held last July at Disney World. A dancer since age eight, she holds a BA in dance from DeSales Univer- sity. She is now looking forward to sharing her love of Irish dancing as a teacher, and is also certified in Pilates and Zumba, and complet- ing her certification as fitness spe- cialist and personal trainer.

County Surplus Sale Bids Due May 17, Preview Items May 14 & 16

Attention bargain-hunters: More than 200 surplus items will be available at the next Somerset County sealed-bid sale.

A variety of vehicles – including cars, vans, pickups and dump trucks – are among the items on the auction block. Computer, camera, office, lawn and shop equipment also are for sale, along with bicycles and scooters. Items will be available for inspection on Saturday, May 14, and Monday, May 16, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South County Public Works Facility, 410 Roycefield Road , Hillsborough.

Bid envelopes will be available and can be dropped off at the auction yard during inspection hours, or at the county Purchasing Office at 20 Grove St., Somerville, until 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17. Bids will be opened in the freeholders’ meeting room at 20 Grove St. on Wednesday, May 18, begin- ning at 9 a.m. and also on May 19 if necessary. Bidders need not be present. Winning bidders will be notified beginning the third day after the sale. For more information, contact the Purchasing Division at (908) 203- 6027 or A complete list of items and terms of sale can be found on the county Web site at Printed copies of the list also will be available at the auc- tion yard during the public inspection, and in the county Purchasing Office at 20 Grove St. in Somerville .

Karen Rostoker-Gruber is a Branchburg-based author who be- gan writing humor books in 1992, and is now an established chil- dren’s book author, a presenter at schools and libraries, and a guest on television and radio. Her latest book, “Ferret Fun,” was published in March. Other books include “Tea Time,” “Bandit’s Surprise,” “Ban- dit,” “Food Fright,” and “Rooster Can’t Cock-A-Doodle-Do.” Philip M. Gartlan, executive director of The Midland School, is the Branchburg Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellow honoree for 2011. He came to The Midland School in 1973. Prior to becoming ex- ecutive director in 1994, he held positions including psychologist, school principal, and assistant director. He was honored by the National Association of Elemen- tary School Principals when The Midland School was first named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education. Gartlan holds a Masters Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and has studied school administration at Rutgers Univer- sity.


Did you hear about the farmer in Readington whose wife beats him up every morning? Yeah, she gets up at 5 am.

They say Donald Trump has fi- nally figured out how to keep the mainstream media from investigat- ing his past. He’s going to run as a democrat.

Why do milking stools only have three legs? Because the cow’s got the udder.

A buffalo at the Readington Buffalo farm was heading back to college when his mother called out after him. “Bye son,” she yelled.

What did the monkey say when he was trying to get into Macy’s and got his tail caught in the revolving door? “It won’t be long now.”

Now that it’s time for May flow- ers, what kind of flower is on your face? Tulips.

A lady at the craft fair was won- dering how the wood carver did such beautiful work. He told her: “You just do it whittle by whit- tle…

Heard that the Somerset Valley Orchestra cracked its tuba. Guess they’ll have to fix it with a tuba glue.

You should never write with a broken pencil. Why? Because it’s pointless.

Now that spring storm season is upon us, it’s funny to remem- ber what clouds wear under their shorts. Ready? Thunderpants!


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