Midland Park August 26, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 5 Capital Alternatives Corporation has been directed to pursue a $90,000 grant that would allow the Borough of Midland Park to pave the resident-only park and ride area on Central Avenue. The council recently approved the resolution authorizing Capital Alternatives, the borough’s grant writing company, to prepare the application, which will be submitted to the Commissioner of Transportation for aid under the New Jersey Trust Fund Authority Act, Park & Ride/Transportation Demand Management program. Midland Park Borough Administrator Michelle Dugan clarified that the area slated for improvement is a gravel area near the bus station that is reserved for use by Mid- Council seeks grant for paving, will complete ramps land Park residents. She explained that approximately eight to 10 cars fit in that area, which becomes saturated in wet weather. Permits for this parking area are offered free of charge to borough citizens. Dugan said this area is not to be confused with the New Jersey Transit parking area located behind Havel’s. Parking in the New Jersey Transit lot is open to residents of any municipality to successfully apply for a permit at a cost of $45 for three months. The borough council has also authorized Mayor Joseph Monahan to become a signatory to a Bergen County Community Development Block Grant to complete the instal- On Wednesday, Aug. 26, the Holland Christian Home of North Haledon will honor six residents who are 100 years of age or over. Honorees include Ana Sagui, 109, formerly of Totowa; Henrietta Lont, 105, formerly of Hawthorne; Mary Planten, 103, formerly of Prospect Park and North Haledon; Wilhelmine Dietz, 102, formerly of Tenafly and Centenarians to be recognized Glen Rock; Dorothy Sweetman, 100, formerly of Paterson; Abram Van Dyke, 100, formerly of the Midland Park/ Ridgewood area; and Elizabeth Van Dyk, 100, formerly of Cape Coral, Florida. The event will take place at noon in the main dining room. State Senator John Girgenti is expected to attend. lation of barrier-free ramps along borough sidewalks. The borough will use $56,000 for this project. The ramps allow improved access for individuals who use wheelchairs or the type of scooters intended for use by anyone with ambulatory difficulties. Borough Administrator Dugan reported that multiple ramps have already been installed throughout the municipality. This grant will allow Midland Park to complete work on the 18 that have yet to be completed. The grant should cover the entire installation, she estimated. According to the resolution on the barrier-free ramps, the mayor has now been authorized to sign all county vouchers related to the use of the grant funds. The document further states that the borough will be held liable for any of the funds that are not spent in accordance with the grant agreement. ������������������ ��������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������� �������������������������������������������������������������� Like the idea and philosophy behind acupuncture but are scared of needles? Why not try Tuina Massage. Let us Gift Certificates help you relax, replenish, and rejuvenate. Available But STILL can’t lose that Tummy or Cellulite? Call me about VelaShapeTM A NEW Nonsurgical method of Fat reduction and body contouring • Non-invasive • No Anesthesia • No Downtime Beverly Dunn, MD Waldwick, NJ • 201-445-0032 Dieting? Working Out? Come on in and get your 20% off with this coupon! WELLNESS CENTER ������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������ A Neighborhood Massage Therapy �������������������� ee fr 3-18-09 Janine AtlanticSteward6x6(2-25-09)