August 5, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 23 Park Windmill Vacation Bible School set Midland Park Gospel Hall located at 61 Prospect Street in Midland Park will hold its Vacation Bible School Aug. 10 through 14 from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Boomerang Express, It All Comes Back to Jesus is for all children of all ages and is free of charge. For more information and to register call (201) 661-8453 or visit Teen program hosts barbecue The Midland Park Church of God is hosting a barbecue for all participants of the teen summer program and their families on Aug. 9 following the 10:45 a.m. church service. Visit the website at or call (201) 445-3814 for more information. The Church of God is located at 400 Godwin Avenue in Midland Park. Soccer referees sought The Midland Park Soccer Association is looking for soccer referees for the in town fall soccer program. Referees must be in eighth grade or older and have a Rutgers Safety Card. The Midland Park Soccer Association has information about how to obtain a Rutgers Safety Card. Games are played on Saturdays in Midland Park from September to November. For more information, call Heather at (201) 445-4532. Early school registration encouraged All new borough residents whose children will be attending Midland Park’s public schools are urged to make arrangements in the near future to register their children. Accurate student counts are important for proper planning for the year ahead. Registration packets for attendance in the Midland Park Public Schools can be picked up at any school building or at the board of education offices at 31 Highland Avenue. Call ahead to make sure a staff member will be available to secure a packet for you. To register a child, a parent/guardian needs to bring an original birth certificate for the child or children; an immunization record signed by a licensed physician; a physical examination dated within the last 365 days; proof of custody if the student is not living with both parents or guardian papers, if applicable; a notarized form if student is living with a friend or relative other than the parent; a current transcript, and withdrawal grades if the student is transferring from another school system. Also required at registration is proof of residency, which may include a deed or lease agreement, and one of the following documents: a current utility bill, driver’s license, or bank statement. Attending to this registration process in the near future will help a child have a smoother start when the doors open to receive the students on Sept. 2. Soccer Association holds registration Midland Park Soccer Association reminds all parents and players to mail in their registration for the fall season. Registration is open to players entering kindergarten through grade 12. Forms are available at the Barn on Dairy Street, the Baseball Card Store, and the Midland Park Library. The association is selling soccer clothing. Items include: sweatshirts, crew neck and hooded, sweat pants, long- and short-sleeve T-shirts, and shorts. Call (201) 445-4532. Seniors seek yarn for projects The Northwest Bergen Regional Senior Center located in Midland Park is looking for donations of yarn for its needlework group. The knitters meet at the center on Mondays and Thursdays to make blankets for hospitals and veterans. Donations of yarn can be dropped off at the Northwest Bergen Senior Center, located at 46-50 Center Street in Midland Park or call (201) 445-5690. Athletes earn all-league honors Midland Park Panther athletes were selected for all-league first teams in four sports in the spring of 2009. Carolyn Bryan, Jen Formicola, and Samantha Weyant were chosen for the All League First Team for softball. Brad Kutcha was chosen for tennis, and T.J. Omelianuk and Keith Robertson for baseball. All league first team for boys track were Thomas Saliba, John Passero, Nick Acito, Kaleb Zuidema, and Mike Bieszard. Javelin throwers Zuidema and Bieszard racked up a roster of accomplishments. Zuidema also placed first in the Jack Yockers (Bergen County) Relays, Group D; Red Littler (Bergen County) Meet Group D; NJSIAA Group 1, North 1; NJSIAA Group 1 (statewide); second place for the Bergen County Meet of Champions; and third place at the NJSIAA Championship Meet (statewide, all groups). He made First Team All League as well as Second Team All County. Zuidema set the school record of 192 feet, 6 inches. Bierzard placed first in the Jack Yockers (Bergen County) Relays, Group D; second place in the Red Littler (Bergen County) Meet Group D and the BPSL Meet; third place in the NJSIAA Group 1 North 1 and the NJSIAA Group 1 (statewide); seventh place in the Bergen County Meet of Champions; twenty-fourth place at the NJSIAA Championship Meet (statewide, all groups); and made First Team All-League. Both boys participated in the prestigious Penn Relays held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Francesca Venezia received Midland Park’s annual scholar-athlete award from the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Danny Aviles, MPHS junior, was the recipient of the Youth Service Award from the Midland Park Knights of Columbus. A National and Girls and Women in Sports honor from the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association was conferred upon Carolyn Bryan. Three Midland Park teachers received Educator Awards from the Midland Park Knights of Columbus: Kathleen Lepage, teacher at Godwin School, Marilyn De Luccia from Highland School and Carole Treta from Midland Park High School. Midland Park Recreation is sponsoring a Music in the Park Summer Celebration at the Johnny Vander Meer Field Saturday, Aug. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. Live entertainment for the evening will be Richie Ranno’s All Star Band, famous for classic rock music. Guitarist/vocalist Ranno’s resume includes Stories, “Brother Louie #1 Hit.” Drummer Joe Dube played with Looking Glass whose hit was “Brandy, You’re a Fine Girl,” and bass player/vocalist George DiAna played with Vixen, Paradise Alley, and Starz. Bring the family, dinner, snacks, and lawn chairs, and enjoy an evening of family fun and live entertainment. Additional information on other entertainment for the evening will be posted on the website at www. under Music in the Park. This Midland Park Recreation sponsored event is free to the public. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Parking for this event is at the Dairy Street Tennis Courts and playground area. Rain date is scheduled for the Midland Park Community Day, Saturday, Sept. 12. The rain date hotline is (201) 652-2747. Music in the Park set 30 minutes of your time can save a life. Each year more than four million people ~ accident victims, patients undergoing surgery, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or other diseases ~ are in need of a blood transfusion. Community Blood Services 970 Linwood Avenue, West Paramus, NJ 07652 It’s About Life! Your can make a difference in someone’s life by spending just 30 minutes donating blood. Call us today. Check our website: 201-444-3900