Just wanted to pass on info I have received from a resident whose 90 year old parents live in northwest Allandale. A man came to the couple's house and said he wanted to repair their driveway cracks for $200. They said yes, and he proceeded to paint the driveway black and change the charge to $900. A second man driving a red truck (they didn't have any more details) came to their house and tried to get more money for driveway repairs.

I encouraged the son to report these men to the police and Better Business Bureau, but his parents did not get their names.

Please alert elderly neighbors or others not on the listserve to be aware this has happened in our area, and please report anyone who tries to do this to you.

Laura DiCarlo
Allandale Neighborhood Watch Coordinator
lhdicarlo [Email address: lhdicarlo #AT# yahoo.com - replace #AT# with @ ]