August 19, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 23 Ho-Ho-Kus Jottings McAuliffe named to Dean’s List Lucy McAuliffe, daughter of Paul and Jean McAuliffe of Ho-Ho-Kus, has been named to the Dean’s List and a First Group Scholar Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. The Dean’s List recognizes students with grade point averages of 3.333 or above. First Group Scholars are further recognized for high level achievement and generally represent the top 10 percent of their class. Panfile to entertain seniors The Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors will host singer Domenick Panfile on Aug. 25. Panfile, a June graduate of Dumont High School, began his singing career in the fifth grade at the John Harms Theater. He has sung the national anthem at many town and school events and performs for the New Jersey Jackals and the Newark Bears. He is actively involved in church choirs and charitable events for the Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, Homes for the Troops, and others. His diverse repertoire includes opera, Broadway, contemporary, and rock. The past few summers, he has attended Opera Camp at Caldwell College, performing varied roles and singing opera in several languages. This fall, Panfile will attend Montclair State University’s John J. Cali School of Music, where he will study music education and voice. Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors meet the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the education center of the Hermitage. Beverages and dessert are served at noon, and programs begin at 1 p.m. Residents age 55 and over are welcome to attend. For program information, contact Joan (201) 4444896; for trip details, contact Sue (201) 444-7235. Library accepts exhibits The Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library invites local artists, collectors or area residents with interesting collections to contact the library if they would be interested in displaying their collections at the library located at 91 Warren Avenue. The items would be on display for a month’s time. Interested individuals should contact the library director, Sandy Witkowski at (201) 445-8078. Volunteer Office Cookbook available “Treasures from Ho-Ho-Kus,” a revised version of the “Ho-Ho-Kus Hostesses” (1975) is now available from the Contemporary Club for $20. This cookbook contains favorite recipes from residents, U.S. presidents, the Ho-Ho-Kus Inn, and the Hermitage. Proceeds from this year will go to The Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus. To obtain a copy contact Sandra Alworth at (201) 447-1438. Cookbooks are also available at Ho-Ho-Kus Borough Hall. Ho-Ho-Kusopoly on sale now Ho-Ho-Kusopoly, produced as a fundraiser by the Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus is on sale now. The local edition will look much like its popular board game inspiration, but instead of the familiar Atlantic City streets, will refer to Ho-Ho-Kus properties and people. The game cost $25. Games can be purchased from The Community Church located at 400 Warren Avenue in HoHo-Kus. Call (201) 445-6310. VFW welcomes new members The Ho-Ho-Kus VFW, which serves Ho-Ho-Kus and Ridgewood, welcomes new members. The group meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Post Home, 620 Cliff Street, Ho-Ho-Kus. For additional information, call (201) 445-1121. Sewing group to meet The sewing group that is held at the Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library now meets the first Thursday of each month. The group will meet from 7:15 to 9 p.m. For more information call Gail Fayerweather at (201) 652-1599. All are welcome. Volunteers wanted for local boards Ho-Ho-Kus residents who are interested in serving on one of the borough’s volunteer boards may contact Joanne McDonald at borough hall, (201) 652-4400. Openings occur at various times on various boards, including the planning board, zoning board of adjustment, and board of health. Trade-ins (continued from page 9) LCD, plasma, or projector, AV receiver or processor, Blu Ray player, or two channel/multi-channel speaker systems. “Depending upon what you choose to upgrade to, your trade in, no matter how old, can be worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars to you,” Bastug noted. The program will also let you watch and listen to your new setup in greater comfort. “Talk of the Town offers several lines of theater and media room-style seating options,” Bastug said. “Arrange to trade in your old sofa or loveseat, and you’ll earn great cash back toward new seating. And if we deliver and set up your new seating, we’ll bring your old couch or chair to your curbside.” Bastug said other manufacturers are also offering some special incentives. “Classé, McIntosh, Meridian, Anthem, Elan, and others are providing trade-up programs right now that can save some people big money,” he said. “Our staff can help you determine if you can take advantage of those offers, as well as any manufacturer rebates that may be available.” Even old battery backup systems will qualify toward the purchase of new power protection and conditioning equipment. Talk of the Town’s Cash for Clunkers program is good toward any of the more than 50 name brand products the store carries, including Meridian, SIM2, Richard Gray’s Power Company, Anthem, Paradigm, B&W, McIntosh, Rotel, Integra, Denon, Marantz, Cineak, Bass, Sony, Samsung, Pioneer Elite, and many more. Talk of the Town is located at 319 Franklin Turnpike in Allendale. Contact the store at (201) 236-1006 or via The store is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday until 9, and is closed Sunday. Demonstrations in their eight stateof-the art showrooms are available by appointment. For the latest news and event information, visit 30 minutes of your time can save a life. Each year more than four million people ~ accident victims, patients undergoing surgery, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or other diseases ~ are in need of a blood transfusion. Community Blood Services 970 Linwood Avenue, West Paramus, NJ 07652 It’s About Life! Your can make a difference in someone’s life by spending just 30 minutes donating blood. Call us today. Check our website: 201-444-3900