December 9, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 5 Mahwah Fowl hearing postponed by Frank J. McMahon The Mahwah Board of Adjustment has granted a request by the attorney for the owner and the tenant of a Lakeview Drive property to delay the public hearing on their application, which seeks the board’s confirmation that the string of wooden coops on their property predates the zoning ordinance. The public hearing has been carried to the board’s Jan. 20 meeting. George Cotz, the attorney who represents property owner Rommel Mondejar and tenant John DeMarino, made the request when he realized that four of the regular members of the board were not present for the hearing. Cotz advised George Cimis, the board chairman, that he would prefer to present his case to the full membership. Mondejar and DeMarino allegedly have about 500 roosters and hens in the coops, which are currently within five feet of the property line, in violation of the zoning ordinance. However, they claim the zoning ordinance does not apply to them because their use of the property predates the local law. They had previously been in municipal court in response to numerous summonses issued to them by John Lane, the township’s previous property maintenance officer, and by Thomas Mulvey, the current zoning and property maintenance inspector. Those summonses were issued in response to complaints by neighbors. The court hearing was adjourned several times at Cotz’s request, and ultimately Municipal Court Judge Anthony Gianni agreed to allow Cotz to apply to the zoning (continued on page 6) Team takes title The Jersey Jaguars U9 Baseball Team recently won the Cerbo Baseball League Championship: the team’s third division title for the year along with two league titles. Front row: Brendan LaSpina, Jordan Westdyk, Trevor Topken, Corey O’Keefe, Robbie Gomez and Kyle Shaffer. Middle row: Brendan McKay, Doug Hermo, Alex Lanzana, Jacob Mendel and JohnBiagio Modugno. Back row: Coaches George Westdyk, Andy Hermo, Vito Modugno and Mike O’Keefe. Not pictured: Danny Baudisch, Aiden Tucker, Jon Anderson and Liam Camilleri. *2nd item must be of equal or lesser value. One coupon per visit. May not be combined with other offers. Expires 1-6-10 50 off % Buy Any Item, Get a 2nd* at $ Any Purchase of $30 or More One coupon per visit. May not be combined with other offers. Expires 1-6-10 5 off Daily Lunch Specials Best Thin Crust Pizza in Mahwah FREE DELIVERY OPEN 7 DAYS Large Cheese Pie $ One coupon per visit. May not be combined with other offers. Expires 1-6-10 Monday & Tuesday 9 20%off Any Purchase Dine-In Only One coupon per visit. May not be combined with other offers. Expires 1-6-10 +TAX 1035 MacArthur Blvd., Mahwah (Ramapo Centre) Fax: 201-825-1929 201-825-1776 HEARING AIDS � Get the Right Information in a Private Consultation � Have a Complimentary Hearing Evaluation � FREE Hearing Aid Trial Call for Your Appointment 201-934-7755 ADVANCED HEARING SERVICES, INC. 119 Interstate Shopping Center, Ramsey, New Jersey Intersection of Route 17 & Franklin Turnpike Supervising Licence. NJ Hearing Aid Dispenser * Licence # 743 Thomas J. Higgins, BC-HIS*, ACA** *Board Certified by the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences. **American Conference of Audioprosthology