Page 8 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • September 2, 2009 Emmanuel asks... Can You Help? Our hat’s off to the Wyckoff senior citizens’ group for the monthly food collection. A donor in Ho-Ho-Kus gets our thanks for contributing gift cards for ice cream and grocery stores. You can maker a difference this fall by contributing funds, gift cards, or nonperishable foods. This past spring, Madison, age 13, found herself feeling a little confused, distracted, and nauseated one afternoon at school. When she came home and told her mom, Susan, she was taken to her pediatrician, who recognized that this was not just a case of the flu. After a variety of tests, and the fact that the symptoms were getting worse and now included headaches, it was discovered that Madison had a small tumor growing on her brain. Susan and her ex-husband were in shock. Then the troubles started to mount. Over time, Susan was directed to 4-29-09 karen/janine worker at the hospital where our foundation by the social Madison was receiving her care. After EmmanuelHelp2x.75(4-29-09) an initial assessment, the caseworker called this office to request a monthly 3 x .75 food delivery, financial help, and clothing. “They were really great to me and my family when we were at our lowest point!” said Susan about our help. This family is still dealing with serious issues and could use help from our Family Financial Assistance Program. Your contribution of money, food, gift cards, or clothing (call us for sizes) can really help. To help: Call us at (201) 612-8118 before you stop by. Please do not leave items at the center without checking with us first. Our storage space is limited. Our current hours are Monday, 10 to 1; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 to 5; and Thursday, 10 to 2. The Northern Regional Center is located at 174 Paterson Avenue, Midland Park, NJ 07432. Please visit us on the web at: As always, thank you for helping the children and their families! VBS Safari ends on high note Tree loss (continued from page 3) “This is not neon lights and signs and stuff like that,” Mayor van Keuren said. “This is very structured three-inch signage.” Pazan against split with the council and voted “no.” He explained, “I vote no because I think the downtown business district looks fine the way it is.” First Presbyterian Church of Ridgewood enjoyed another successful Vacation Bible School. The session was run by Director of Children and Family Ministries MaryEllen Castaldo. Children enjoyed singing, creating crafts, and making new friends as they learned Bible stories and the Lord’s prayer. Children sang for their parents while wearing their decorated safari pith helmets, in keeping with the week’s safari theme. “I would like to see the lettering bigger, but I certainly vote yes to help the businesses,” Orseck said. The borough council welcomed two new members of the Glen Rock Volunteer Fire Department, Victor Mangome and David Kelly, who were extolled by O’Hagan as “silent heroes.” Neither of the appointees was present at the meeting. ����������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������������������� ���������������� ������������������������������������������� ��������������������������������������� ������� ��������� ��� ������������ ��������� ���������������� 4 Out of 5 Ain’t Bad! One of my SAT Verbal-Writing tutorial students got into four out of five colleges he applied to…including his target school. College counseling too… �������������� ������������������������ 201-445-1343 • $60 per hour. ����������������������������� ���������������� ���������������������������� ������������� ����������������������� ������������������������� ��������������������� ���������� ...not your Break the Highway Trend! community’s back. ������������������������������������������������������������� Visit Our Halloween & Fall Gift Shop ������������ ��������������� �������� �������������� ����������������� ��������������� ������������ 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! �����������������������