January 14, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 19 Franklin Lakes Scribe School forum meetings scheduled Two public meetings will be held to give parents of school age children and residents the opportunity to learn more about the kindergarten through eighth grade schools and the upcoming events in this school year. The meetings will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 22 at 9:30 a.m. Both meetings will be held in the High Mountain Road School library. The School Forum is designed to provide information about the Franklin Lakes School District and to address residents’ questions, concerns and ideas. For more information, contact Superintendent of Schools Dr. Roger W. Bayersdofer at (201) 891-1856. Blood drive planned The Franklin Lakes Community Blood Drive sponsored by the Franklin Lakes Woman’s Club and the Community Blood Services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 14 from 3 to 8 p.m. The drive will be held at the ambulance corps building located on Bender Court. To schedule an appointment, call (201) 251-3703. All types of blood are needed especially types O- and O+. Any healthy individual age 17 through 75 and weighing at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Donors should eat a moderate meal before donating and must bring identification showing signature. All donors receive a complimentary cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Parent Talk workshop set Author and educator Chick Moorman will address Franklin Lakes parents on Monday, Jan. 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. Moorman will present practical communication strategies that work for typical daily situations and problems parents face. The workshop will be held at High Mountain Road School located at 765 High Mountain Road. Preschool information available Registration is now open for the 2009-10 Franklin Lakes Schools’ preschool program for three and four-year olds named, Bright Horizons Early Learning Center. There are two options, morning half-day or full-day, Monday through Friday at High Mountain Road School. School hours for the half-day program are 9 to 11:30 a.m. without lunch or 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with lunch. The full-day hours are 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Classes follow the traditional school calendar relevant to opening and closing dates, school closings and vacations. An information session will be held at High Mountain Road School, 765 High Mountain Road on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. and on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. The preschool class is designed as a general education program open to all Franklin Lakes residents. Class size for each session is limited to 14 children, 11 Franklin Lakes children and three children from two existing preschool programs. A teacher certified in Early Childhood Education is assigned to the class along with one full-time instructional aide. Applications for the 2009-10 school year will be available at the Open House or can be obtained by calling the school office at (201) 891-4433. Open House planned Tax Planning Group in Franklin Lakes is hosting a grand opening Open House for Thursday, Jan. 15 at 6 p.m. in their new location at 777 Franklin Avenue, Suite 200. On hand to assist with the ribbon cutting will be Mayor Maura De Nicola. Refreshments will be served. For more information call (201) 525-1126. VFW seeks names of servicemen As part of a continuing effort to send letters and packages of support, Franklin Lakes VFW Post 5702 is seeking the names of troops serving in Iraq or Afghanistan. The VFW is asking the public to provide them with the mailing addresses of anyone from Oakland or Franklin Lakes currently serving in Iraq or Afghanistan so they can add them to their support effort. Oakland residents having the name and address of a member of the military serving in Iraq or Afghanistan are asked to e-mail Post 5702 Adjutant, Doug Neralich at post5702adj@gmail.com. Franklin Lakes residents may contact Nancy Yarish at nyarish@franklinlakes.org or (201) 891-0048 extension 1204 or Post 5702 Adjutant Doug Neralich at post5702adj@gmail.com. Friday afternoon movies at the library The Franklin Lakes Public Library will offer Friday afternoon movies at 1 p.m. On Jan. 16, see a recently released movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Bronsan and set on a lovely Greek island. On Jan. 30, the matinee will feature the adventurous antics of Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway in a recently released movie with comedic spy flair. Reservations are not necessary for this free program. Call the library for more information. All are welcome. Library offers lecture on pain Dr. Alexander Haselkorn and Roberta Bergman will present a lecture “Dealing with Back, Neck and Wrist Pain” at the Franklin Lakes Public Library on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. Dr. Haselkorn has practiced medicine for 38 years and specializes in wrist and hand injuries and sur- geries. Roberta Bergman is an ACE certified fitness trainer who will share techniques to help stretch and strengthen the muscles. They will speak on new approaches and techniques in dealing with pain in these areas of the body. This free lecture is open to the public. All are welcome. Children’s program offered On Saturday, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m., Dean Bennett of the American Historical Theater will present “Dr. Franklin, I Presume” at the Franklin Lakes Public Library. This program is appropriate for children, ages 10 and above, and adults. No registration is required. A Q&A time will follow the program. Come prepared to learn more about this wise Founding Father. All are welcome to attend this free program. The library is located at 470 DeKorte Drive. Republican Club sets meeting The Franklin Lakes Republican Club will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 8 p.m. This meeting will be held at the senior center located in the fire department headquarters building on Bender Road. All are invited. How many households will your advertising message reach? Compare before you buy: Total Circulation by US Mail The Villadom TIMES........................ 56,300 Suburban News .............................. 33,958* The Ridgewood News...................... 5,947* The Town Journal .............................7,080* *from US Postal Service Statement of Ownership & Circulation, October 1, 2007 Receive the most coverage for your advertising dollar. Call The Villadom TIMES and get your circulation going! 201-652-0744 YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER