Page 6 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • October 7, 2009 Ridgewood Foundation, Chamber to sponsor dog show On Sunday, Oct. 18, the Ridgewood Education Foundation and The Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce will present a Community Dog Show. This event will take place between 10 and 2. Everyone is invited to the Graydon Pool parking lot at the corner of Linwood Avenue and Northern Parkway. Contest categories will include Best Costume, Dog-Owner Look-A-Like, Best Trick, Smallest/Biggest Dog, Longest/ Shortest Tail, and Longest/Shortest Ears. The Bergen County Sheriff K-9 Unit will provide demonstrations. Pre-registration is required. Fetch your form at or at Chamber merchants that display the dog show poster. Mail the completed form with the $20 registration fee by Oct. 9 to: Ridgewood Education Foundation, P.O. Box 575, Ridgewood, NJ 07450. All registered handlers will receive a T-shirt the day of the show. All dogs must be leashed, and all dogs and their handlers must be dog-friendly. Dogs must have current vaccinations and display proper village (or hometown) registration tag. Of course, handlers must pick up after their dog. The Ridgewood Education Foundation and The Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce thank the following sponsors: Fetch! Pet Services, Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital, The Woof-Furry, and Ridgewood Party Rental. The mission of the Ridgewood Education Foundation is to enhance the quality of education in the Ridgewood Public Schools. Since 1989, the foundation has awarded more than $400,000 in grants for special projects created by forward thinking teachers, parents, students and alumni. The organization is able to provide these grants thanks to the generous support of members and friends. The foundation receives no government funding and is solely supported by its members. The organization is a non-profit corporation, and all contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. For more information about foundation membership and programs, visit online at, or call (201) 652-2903. A shout from a moving car that caused a startled pedestrian to trip and fall led to three arrests as Ridgewood Patrolman Patrick Elwood stopped the car and observed that the three teenagers in the vehicle were in possession of marijuana. Patrolman Elwood stopped the car at 4:55 p.m. at Garber Square after a woman tripped and fell after someone shouted to her from the car. Shout leads to injured pedestrian, three arrests The driver was charged with failure to exhibit documents and possession of drugs in a motor vehicle. An 18-year-old woman from Hawthorne was charged with possession of narcotics paraphernalia and an 18-year-old man from Midland Park was charged with possession of marijuana. All were released pending an appearance in Ridgewood Municipal Court. J. KOSTER Does Your Child Want to Be a Designer? We can teach her the fundamentals of sewing to unleash her creativity. She can model the garments she’s made at our Annual Fashion Show in June. June Deirdre Roberts, an English as a Second Language teacher in Ridgewood’s public schools, recently had her position changed from a half-day to a three-quarter day post. Her work will be divided between the Ridge School and the George Washington Middle School. Roberts’ salary will expand from ESL teacher’s post expanded $32,295 for a half-day of teaching to $48,442 for three-quarters of a full school day. Roberts is at Step 7. The approval of the salary increase at the Sept. 21 meeting of the Ridgewood Board of Education followed a prior vote to extend the teacher’s hours. J. KOSTER Needlecraft School Classes for Children 4-18 Enrollment is ongoing 216 Godwin Ave, Midland Park • 201-444-2976 Teaching Children and Adults Sewing and Designing Skills for Over 30 Years... Check our Website: 10-7-09----NeedlecraftDesigner(color)3x2(10-7-09) 3col x 2” Ester for PROOF... from Janine