Page 14 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • December 9, 2009 Waldwick Watch Orders accepted for gourmet confections Gourmet cakes and pies from the renowned Carousel Cakes Bakery are available at discount prices through the Friends of the Waldwick Library holiday fundraiser. These specialty desserts retail for $40 in gourmet shops, but can be ordered through the Waldwick Library at a cost of $15 per pie and $17 per cake. Black and white mousse, carrot, New York blackout, New York cheese, and mousse supreme are among the cake offerings; pie selections include coconut custard, Toll House, pumpkin, pumpkin cheese, pecan, and a variety of fruit pies. Order forms, a catalogue of desserts, and other details are available at the library circulation desk. The deadline for placing orders is Saturday, Dec. 12. The Friends of the Waldwick Library organization raises funds to provide programs and services that are beyond the scope of the library’s annual operating budget. Call (201) 652-5104 for details. Aber woodcarvings on exhibit The whimsical three-dimensional art of Glen Rock resident Jim Aber is on display at the Waldwick Library now through Thursday, Dec. 31. Featured in the exhibit are colorful woodcarvings, painted rocks, and clay sculptures depicting Santa Claus, domestic and exotic animals, and representations of early cave paintings. Retired from a career as the art director for an advertising agency, Aber enjoys many hobbies including drawing, painting, wood carving, playing the piano, and writing poetry. He has a degree in fine arts from the Rhode Island School of Design and is the author of “Jim Aber’s Glen Rock Sketchbook.” Featuring drawings of local downtown businesses and buildings, the book was published in 1997 as a fundraiser by the Glen Rock Central Business District Commission. The Waldwick Library, located at 19 East Prospect Street in Waldwick, is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call (201) 652-5104. Students of the Month named As part of the student recognition program, Waldwick High School and Waldwick Middle School have named the following Students of the Month for November. Faculty members made the selections. Waldwick High School students who were honored include Ismael Gutierrez for athletics, Mark Scheuerman for science, and Richard Bennett for CAD. Middle school students who received recognition are sixth grader Abigail McLaughlin, seventh grader Ryan Semus, and eighth grader Steven DePrimo. Leaf collection update The Borough of Waldwick’s final round of leaf collection has been completed. Residents who still wish to have leaves picked up must now bag them and call the clerk’s office at (201) 652-5300, extension 236 or 237 to be put on the bagged leaf pickup schedule. Residents are welcome to bring bagged leaves to the recycling center at 19 Industrial Way from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Persons who leave leaf piles on the street will be subject to a summons. Lions to host Children’s Christmas Party The Waldwick Lions Club will hold its annual Children’s Christmas Party on Sunday, Dec. 13 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Waldwick Administration Building, 63 Franklin Turnpike. Children will get photos with Santa and gifts. All children who reside in Waldwick are welcome to attend and meet Santa Claus. Book club to discuss ‘The Enchanted April’ The Waldwick Library Book Club will host a discussion of Elizabeth von Arnim’s “The Enchanted April” on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 7:15 p.m. In the novel, four English women who are strangers to each other, do what was unheard of in 1921: go off for a vacation on their own, without their husbands. Copies of the book are available at the library circulation desk. The club welcomes new members and drop-ins regardless of residency. The library is located at 19 East Prospect Street in Waldwick. For more information, call (201) 652-5104. Classic Film Series features child stars The Waldwick Public Library, 19 East Prospect Street, hosts screenings of classic films of the past on Thursdays at 2 p.m. A brief introduction, setting the film in its historical context, will precede each screening. The theme for the month of December is Child Stars, on Dec. 10, “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947) will show. Following a break for the holidays, the series will resume Jan. 21 with a screening of “Roman Holiday” (1953). Registration is not necessary, but arrival before 2 p.m. is encouraged. For more information, call (201) 652-5104. Parking permit applications available Residents who live in a two-hour parking zone are reminded that the Waldwick residential parking permits will expire on Dec. 31, 2009. New permits may be obtained at police headquarters. Applicants must bring a valid New Jersey registration certificate for each vehicle to be registered. Permits will be issued only to vehicles registered at Waldwick addresses where residential parking restrictions apply. Certain exceptions may apply. The maximum is three permits per household. There is no cost for a new permit. Free resume coaching offered Individuals who are seeking employment are invited to the free resume coach- ing seminars offered on Monday afternoons and Tuesday evenings during the month of November at the Waldwick Public Library. A persuasive and compelling resume is an essential tool for selling services, talents, and skills to a prospective employer. Former executive recruiter, technical writer, and engineer, Merrill Rutman will be available for private 30-minute resumecoaching sessions. To get the most value from the coaching session, job seekers should bring with them a current resume, an outdated resume, or a list of previous positions and responsibilities. Instruction will cover the essential components of an effective resume and the information needed to prepare or improve a resume. Rutman first began helping others prepare resumes during the economic recession of the early 1990s, when he founded and ran a successful job-search cooperative for engineers. Since then, he has coached dozens of job candidates in honing their resumes to more effectively secure interviews. Resume coaching sessions are free and open to the public; however, space is limited and registration is required. For more information call (201) 652-5104. Legion seeks new members The American Legion Post #57, which serves Allendale, Saddle River, Waldwick, and Wyckoff, welcomes new members. The group meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Every Thursday afternoon, there is a social at 1 p.m. with shuffleboard, pool, cards, and spirited conversation on the agenda. The Post is located at 46 Franklin Turnpike in Waldwick and has plenty of parking. Call (201) 444-2704 or (201) 6527104. 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