September 16, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 27 Wyckoff Wanderings Career coach offers workshop Career Coach Eli Amdur will present “The Job Market is Ready to Rebound. Are You?” at Cedar Hill Christian Reformed Church, 422 Cedar Hill Avenue, Wyckoff on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Amdur will present an overview of the market and a job readiness checklist, and discuss how the rules have changed. Amdur conducts workshops in career coaching, and is an adjunct professor at the Fairleigh Dickinson University Graduate Business School and a corporate leadership consultant. The workshop is open to anyone who may be searching for a job. For further information or directions, call the church office at (201) 652-4277. Paterson defense plants to be discussed On Monday, Oct. 5, professional archaeologist Jack Goudsward will address the Wyckoff Historical Society at 7:30 p.m. He will speak on the subject of World War II defense plants in and around Paterson. During World War II, many defense plants sprang up across America, and Paterson was no exception. Goudsward will focus attention on four of these plants, located in Fair Lawn, Garret Mountain Reservation, High Mountain, and East Paterson (now Elmwood Park). This event will be held at the Larkin House, 380 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff. Admission is free, and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Enjoy Ladies’ Night Out The Wyckoff Newcomers and Neighbors will host a Ladies’ Night Out on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Members and prospective members are invited to Varka in Ramsey at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. RSVP to Carolina McAuley at Fyke Nature Association to meet, travel Fyke Nature Association will host a field trip to the Mount Peter hawk watch in New York on Saturday, Sept. 19. This will be a self-guided trip. The group hopes to catch a large flight of broad-winged hawks. The regular monthly meeting of the association will be on Friday, Sept. 25 at the Wyckoff Public Library at 8 p.m. Fyke members Jim Wright and Kevin Watson will present a talk and slide show on their coffee table book “Hawk Mountain.” The book was written to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Pennsylvania. For additional information, visit the website at Meet the candidates The Wyckoff Republican League is hosting a wine tasting on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Pane & Vino, 397 Franklin Avenue. Meet Republican township committee candidates Kevin Rooney and Chris DePhillips. The cost is $35 per person. RSVP to wyckoffrepleague@aol. com or via mail to Wyckoff Republican League, P.O. Box 22, Wyckoff, NJ 07481. Temple celebrates Rosh Hashanah Temple Beth Rishon in Wyckoff invites young families to celebrate the first day of Rosh Hashanah, Saturday Sept. 19, at a special family service. The 5 p.m. service will be followed by Tashlich. During this ceremony, bread is thrown into the water to symbolize the casting away of sins. Come to the pond on the temple property for this uplifting ritual. Please bring bread. The young family service and Tashlich are both free of charge and open to the public. To be placed on the guest list, call the temple office at (201) 891-4466. Professional singles group to meet The Professional and Business Singles Network will host and after work social on Monday, Sept. 21 at the Brick House from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Admission is $15. Attire is “sharp casual.” There will be a cash bar. Call 1-610-348-5544 or visit Membership is not required. Women invited to financial seminar The Christian Health Care Center Foundation is spon- soring a free seminar, Financial Planning: A Woman’s Perspective. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the CHCC auditorium located at 301 Sicomac Avenue in Wyckoff. Attendees should use the Mountain Avenue entrance. “A Woman and Her Money” will be presented by Barbara Diehl, manager, gift planning, American Red Cross Westchester County Chapter. A continental breakfast will be served. For more information, and to RSVP, contact Darcy Bickert, assistant director, Christian Health Care Center Foundation, at (201) 848-5796 or dbickert@chccnj. org. Partners in Pride to meet Partners in Pride, Wyckoff’s volunteer town beautification group, will hold its first meeting of the fall 2009 season on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Larkin House, 380 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff. Refreshments will be served. New members are welcome. Economy Shop to reopen The Wyckoff PTO Economy Shop will reopen on Thursday, Sept. 17, and will accept walk-in clients from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 7:30 to 9 p.m. and on Friday, Sept. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Economy Shop is a non-profit consignment shop staffed by volunteers from five Wyckoff School PTOs, Ramapo APTS, and Indian Hills PTSO. It sells gently used clothing and small household items to directly benefit the local schools. Located in the old railroad station at 399 West Main Street in Wyckoff. Phone (201) 891-5765. Regular hours for the Economy Shop are Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Evening hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the shop is open the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations of fall clothing are now being accepted. Tennis clinics offered The Wyckoff Recreation and Parks Department is sponsoring its Fall Tennis Learning Program for Wyckoff residents who range in age from kindergarten students through adults. The program will be directed by Tennis Dynamics under the guidance of Bill Bess. This fall, the clinic will be held on Saturdays from 12 to 4 p.m. Classes will begin on Sept. 26, and will run for five consecutive Saturdays. All sessions will meet at the newly constructed Memorial Tennis Courts and will last one hour each between the hours of 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. Registration will be accepted at the recreation office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning Sept. 14 through 18. The cost of the program is $70. For more information, contact the recreation office at (201) 891-3350. Mothers’ prayer group to meet The Wyckoff Moms in Touch Prayer group will be hosting an informational meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. for mothers and grandmothers who are interested in praying for their children and schools every week. To register for the meeting, contact Carol (elementary schools) at (201) 312-4720, or Karen (middle and high schools) at (973) 714-0868. For more on Moms in Touch, visit Community Bible study offered Registration is now open for the 2009-10 North Jersey Evening Community Bible Study, which begins Sept. 15 and meets weekly on Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Cornerstone Christian Church in Wyckoff. The 30-week study of the Gospel of Luke is open to men and women from all backgrounds, with all levels of Bible knowledge. The course offers clear, concise commentary in handling historic record and in conveying the truth of the Gospel. The four-part CBS format, including a commentary, straightforward, but thought-provoking home study questions, men’s and women’s core group discussions of the home study questions, and a lecture by the teaching director weekly, offers an excellent opportunity for beginners to study the Bible. There is a $25 registration fee, and a $2 weekly donation is requested for lessons in spiral-bound books. Scholarships are available for those with financial need. To register, contact Lilli at or (201) 327-0173. at Cornerstone Christian Church, 495 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff. Scout collects gently used dance shoes Girl Scout and Ramapo High School student Micaela Moffa is collecting gently used dance shoes for her Silver Award project. All types of dance shoes are welcome. Donations will be brought to inner city schools. Collection boxes are located at the Wyckoff Family YMCA and at The Dance Bag in Ridgewood. Seniors assist with Mommy & Me Parents and toddlers are invited to share songs, stories, and summertime fun with senior residents of Heritage Manor Nursing Home at Christian Health Care Center, 301 Sicomac Avenue in Wyckoff. “Mommy and Me” will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Fridays. For more information, call Caroline Platt at (201) 848-5869. Break the Highway Trend! ...not your community’s back. Local businesses are the backbone of your community and the trend to shop the big guys on the highway hurts us all.Your local businesses have what you want... at the right price... and close to home. So, why hassle with the highways? Save Time! Save Gas! Save Money! SAVE YOUR COMMUNITY! We Need You SHOP LOCALLY. IT’S SMART. ...and besides, it’s so convenient!