October 21, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 3 Midland Park A Midland Park High School student will be doing an internship at the borough’s recreation department as part of a work study program at the school. The Midland Park Borough Council at a recent meeting agreed to permit Danny Aviles to serve in the volunteer intern position subject to meeting insurance concerns, which have since been ironed out. Aviles initially came to the Recreation Department four years ago seeking volunteer hours as part of a service High school intern will help recreation director project requirement at the Church of the Nativity, and like many other students in his class, enjoyed giving back to his community and stayed on, according to Recreation Director Lori Dent. He approached Dent last month with the idea of offering his service for school credit. Dent said she was “thrilled to have been able to accept Danny’s offer,” since he is well acquainted with the recreation department and its needs, having previously volunteered hundreds of hours assisting with many of the year-round recreation programs. Additionally, he is employed by the Recreation Department seasonally as a counselor and tennis instructor. “It will be a great opportunity for the Recreation Department and Danny, who will now have the opportunity to learn how things operate from the inside out at the Recreation Center. He is already very familiar with all of our programs and will be a great asset,” commented Dent. Aviles will be available up to six hours per week throughout the school calendar year, with most of his time (continued on page 6) The Needlecraft School in Midland Park is seeking donations of toiletries, stuffing material and money for its “Adopt-a-Soldier” program, featured prominently in the Today Show this past summer. The children in the class make pillows for the soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, which are shipped to them along with toiletry and other non-perishable items, such as: unbreakable holiday tree ornaments, paperback books and DVDs(new or used0, handy wipes, Toothpaste, toiletries, (continued on page 12) Needlecraft School seeking donations for soldier program 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 Come on in and get your 20% off with this coupon! WELLNESS CENTER ������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������ A Neighborhood Massage Therapy Improve Your Driveway’s Appearance And Protect It At The Same Time Driveway Asphalt Filler/Sealer • Fills surface cracks up to 1/8” • Dries to touch in 4 hours. Can be driven on in 24-48 hours under normal conditions • 3 year warranty Mon-Wed 7:30-6 Thurs & Fri 7:30-8, Sat 8-5 Put On A Winter Coat Today! 8-19-09 janine GodwinDental4x9(8-19-09) 4 x 9” OPEN SUNDAY 9-3 Propane Filled 7 Days A Week 27 Franklin Tpke. • Waldwick • 201-652-5666 www.homehardwaresupply.com