April 29, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 15
Franklin Lakes Scribe
Showboat trip planned The Horizons at Franklin Lakes is going to Atlantic City on Tuesday, May 5. The bus will be leaving for Showboat Casino at 9:45 a.m. Breakfast will be served in the Community Room prior to departure. The cost is $16 per person and participants will receive $30 slot play from the casino. There will be goodies, prizes, and light snacks on the return trip. Anyone interested in joining the residents can call Jerri Brown at (201) 847-2525. Rummage Sale planned The Franklin Lakes United Methodist Church will hold its semi-annual Rummage Sale on Friday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. The sale consists of more than 1,000 items including collectibles, antiques, clothing, toys, household goods, baby items, bicycles, and more. Prices are very reasonable. Unsold items are donated to the needy. The church is located at 454 Pulis Avenue in Franklin Lakes. Call (201) 891-0022 for more information. Trip to ‘West Side Story’ planned On Wednesday, Sept. 23, the Franklin Lakes Branch of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a theater outing to “West Side Story” at The Palace Theater in New York City. Round-trip bus transportation and preferred orchestra seating is included in the cost of $140. Buses will leave at 10 a.m. from the Franklin Lakes Recreation Building at 1 Vichiconti Way in Franklin Lakes. The performance will be at 2 p.m. Attendees can enjoy lunch or shopping prior to the performance. Preferred seating is limited so call Marie Turi now at (201) 337-3949 for further information. Proceeds to beneﬁt The Valley Hospital Auxiliary. Thirty-one Cent Scoop Night announced The Franklin Lakes Fire Department will be participating in 31 Cent Scoop Night in partnership with the Franklin Lakes Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin Robbins. On April 29,
from 5 to 10 p.m., the ﬁre department will be handing out literature on ﬁre safety for all, and there will be temporary tattoos and coloring books for the children. Chamber to host dinner The Franklin Lakes Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Meet the Leaders of Franklin Lakes” dinner on Wednesday, April 29 at High Mountain Country Club. The evening will include hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, cash bar, Wii bowling, special fundraisers and door prizes. The cost is $65 per person in advance; $70 at the door. To reserve tickets or a table, mail a check made payable to the Franklin Lakes Chamber of Commerce, to P.O. Box 81, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417. For more information, contact Jeff Allen at (201) 891-8790. Board of education to meet The Franklin Lakes Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, May 5 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at Franklin Avenue Middle School. Commission to discuss inventory The Franklin Lakes Environmental Commission will hold a public review of the 2009 Environmental Resource Inventory on Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Franklin Lakes Public Library meeting room. Last completed 36 years ago, the Environmental Resource Inventory is a living document that indexes the natural resource characteristics and environmental feature of the area. It includes written and visual information. The library is located at 470 DeKorte Drive. Genealogical database available The Franklin Lakes Public Library now has Ancestry.com Library Edition available on the library’s computers. Ancestry.com is a genealogical database that has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. The Ancestry Library Edition collection has approximately 4,000 databases including key collections such as U.S. Federal Census images and indexes, the Map Center
containing more than 1,000 historical maps, American Genealogical Biographical Index, Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage, The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England: 1620-1630, Social Security Death Index, WWI Draft Registration Cards, Federal Slave Narratives, and a Civil War collection. The Franklin Lakes Public Library is located at 470 DeKorte Drive in Franklin Lakes.
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