Page 18 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • May 13, 2009 F O CUS on Midland Park Businesses Betty Sullivan combines real The Baseball Card estate acumen with experience etty Sullivan is a veteran in the real estate business with over 32 years of experience. It would be hard to find anyone who knows our area better than Betty. Through the years, she has become known as the “Midland Park Specialist”. She was New Jersey MLS’s top salesperson in Midland Park in 2006 and has earned the distinction of being one of Terrie O’Connor’s Million Dollar Sales Club members in 2007. In addition to her successful real estate career, Betty is respected for her outstanding dedication to her community of Midland Park. She has served as councilwoman on the town council for 14 years and was the founder, and chaired for many years, The Children’s Love Fund. She and her husband Dave have resided in the area for 47 years and have eight children and 24 grandchildren. Betty’s specialty and passion is making families comfortable at any point of their lives. She loves working Betty Sullivan with young families who are beginning their home-buying adventures or older families who are moving on to a different “empty nest” lifestyle. Betty feels totally comfortable with the changing real estate climate, believing that it offers many unprecedented positive opportunities. With Betty, this is always accomplished with an assuring ease and professionalism. Betty continues to assist her satisfied clients as well as helping new clients accomplish one of the most important milestones of their lives. Her expertise and knowledge of Ridgewood and the surrounding towns is one of the keys to her strength as a successful Realtor. She may be reached on her cell at 201-788-5355, by email at or check her office website: B ave Lancaster and Mike Healy opened The Baseball Card Store in Midland Park in 1989 and have made it a welcoming spot not only for serious collectors, but also for teens on the way home from school or parents and grandparents looking for a nice gift. Here they get advice, the hottest releases and camaraderie, and the kids get to discuss the highlights of their The Baseball Card Store day and to pick a free sweet treat. The Baseball Card Store is a direct dealer with TOPPS, giving them a Home Team Advantage. As an added service, the store maintains a list of Topps Factory Set collectors and notifies them yearly when the new sets are in. An added asset to collectors is that the store has a number of suppliers that give it preference on the newest, most sought-after releases. And the service is always knowledgeable and caring. The store is also a direct dealer with Steiner Sports, and Upper Deck Authenticated. They are the leaders in autographs, such as Jeter, Wright, Reyes, A. Rod and Eli Manning, to name a few. They also carry a full line of Ultra Pro supplies, such as binders, pages and top loaders. Gift wrapping is free, and shipping is available via UPS or Priority Mail. The Baseball Card Store is located at 45 Prospect Street, Midland Park. It is open Mon-Sat 11:30 a.m. till 6 p.m.; Mondays and Thursdays till 8 p.m. Call 201-4459007 for information. D Store: More than cards Custom embroidery is Branding Time’s specialty rom team uniforms to golf shirts to a customized monogrammed gift and more, Branding Time provides personalized service and a quality product. The specialty embroiderer has been serving the community for over 10 years, providing a full range of custom embroidered apparel as well as tackle twills/ applique and silk screening. Branding Time has a full range of quality products to match any budget. Every customer is treated with the same priority, whether ordering 500 shirts for an outing or simply buying an embroidered baby blanket. If you are planning an event, Branding Time takes its personalized service one step further by not only recommending the right golf outing shirts (for example), but Owner Tom Rehain also providing the accessory items to go along with the outing (tote bags, shoe bags, golf towels, hats, etc.). Don’t think your business, organization or club is too small to advertise your name on your sweatshirts, golf shirts, jackets, tees, uniforms, etc. It’s worth it. So if it’s a school play, your Fire Department or Ambulance Corps, a Bible camp, a golf outing, an athletic team, your child’s party, or even your own private boat, Branding Time has the embroidered product to meet your needs. Branding Time is located at 251 Godwin Avenue in Midland Park, across the street from the Library and adjacent to the Sharp Shop. Our hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please feel free to call for an appointment at 201-689-0700. David Zuidema, Inc.: honest service for homes and businesses F David Zuidema Sr., center, and Andrew Van Dyk, at left, are pictured in this 1938 photo taken on Hill Street in Midland Park using Marlow’s new Mudhog pump. use the brand new Marlow Mudhog Pump developed in the Midland Park plant on Godwin Avenue in 1938. The company’s tradition for prompt, dependable service has been carried on by his son David, Jr., who took over from his father in 1965; and his two sons, David III and Dirk. David III has been at the helm for the past 10 years. His sons, David IV and Andrew, the most recent additions to the 85-year-old family owned and operated business, joined right after graduation. “It saves money on lettering the trucks,” quips Mr. Zuidema Jr., in the Dutch tradition prevalent in Midland Park, where the family has lived for five generations. The Zuidema family prides itself in providing an honest, good job and being able to solve problems that seem insurmountable at any time, day or night. In addition to septic tank pumping, David Zuidema, Inc. handles grease trap pumping and real estate inspections. Four years ago, they added portable toilet rentals, and have gained a reputation for modern, spotless equipment. Call David Zuidema, Inc. at 201-445-3188 or 201-891-3133 or check their website, avid Zuidema, Midland Park and the surroundDthe septicsince Inc. has been an institution ininPark in1920s. and was the firstSr. ing area plumbing became common the David Zuidema started tank pumping business in Midland 1924 to