April 15, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 11 The Borough of Upper Saddle River has announced the resignation of incumbent Republican Councilwoman Barbara Ripston, whose seat on the council is due to expire at the end of this year. The councilwoman’s resignation became effective April 8. A borough official explained that Ripston plans to move from her home in Upper Saddle River. According to the press release issued by the borough, Ripston resigns from Upper Saddle River Council Ripston was a member of the council for over 10 years, having served in various capacities. Her duties included council president, liaison to the USR Recreation Commission, member and council liaison to the Youth Guidance Council, and member of the Fields Committee. During her tenure, Ripston encouraged Upper Saddle River’s youth to exhibit good moral character and to become involved in their community. “On behalf of the borough we wish Barbara the very best wishes in her future endeavors and thank her for her service to our fine community,” the release states. The county committee must now submit the names of three prospective Republican council members to the borough’s governing body. The council will then name one to serve as a replacement for the remainder of Ripston’s term. The Upper Saddle River Recreation Commission is organizing a T-shirt design contest for the Sixth Annual Upper Saddle River Youth Triathlon. All children who live in the borough or attend school in Upper Saddle River may participate. First prize is a bike. The winning design will be featured on the triathlon T-shirt. Deadline for submissions is April 30. Commission sponsors Youth Triathlon T-shirt contest The Youth Triathlon, scheduled for June 6, will incorporate swimming, biking, and running and is opened to all children ages eight through 14. The children will begin their swim at the Saddle River Valley Swim & Tennis Club, bike to Lions Park, and finish the running portion of the triathlon at Lions Park. The swimming, biking, and running distances will be different for the two separate age groups of children. Special fundraisers, food, and prizes will be set up at the finish line in Lions Park. Sponsors and volunteers are welcome. Visit the website at www.USRtoday.org/triathlon or contact Marshall Grupp at Mgrupp@soundlounge.com or Recreation Director Ed Gartner at (201) 327-3634 or USRRecreation@aol.com. ���������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������� ������������������������� Saturdays 2-4 PM, WOR Radio 710AM New Day, New Time ALL MAKE & MODELS • IMPORTED & DOMESTIC Servicing your new vehicle with us will not void your warranty. THE CAR DOCTOR RADIO SHOW est. 1978 201-652-5250 R A Automotive NJ State Inspection Center 59 West Prospect St. Waldwick, NJ 07463 (2 blocks west of the Waldwick Train Station) ����������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� “HOME OF THE CAR DOCTOR” COMPLETE AUTO REPAIR ������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������ Visit us on the web at www.raauto.com ������������������������� ���������� ����������������������