January 21, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 21 Waldwick Watch Military Bridge, special fundraiser set Waldwick’s Julia A. Traphagen School will be host its Eleventh Annual Military Bridge and Fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 6. (Snow date: Feb. 7.) This evening of “tournament” cards includes great prize baskets and special fundraisers. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are sold in groups of four. Tickets are $15 each, for a total of $60 per table. The cost of the ticket includes entry, one sheet of tickets, door prize ticket, and refreshments. Tickets will be delivered to participants. To purchase tickets, contact Mary Ellen O’Connell (201) 444-2268 or (201)788-1169 or at meoco@optonline.net, or Anne Coumbe Woodman (201) 447-3537 or (201) 407-7163 or at coumbe@northjersey.com. Donations of prizes are still being collected. Anyone interested in donating a basket, gift certificate, door prize, or monetary contribution to the event should contact Mary Beth Nappi at (201) 693-7841 or e-mail marybethlanenappi@yahoo.com. All donations will be recognized at the event. All proceeds go to benefit and support the students and teachers of Julia A. Traphagen Elementary School in Waldwick. Students of the Month named As part of the student recognition program at Waldwick High School and Waldwick Middle School, Principals Kevin Carroll and Michael Meyers have named their Students of the Month for December. Faculty members made the selections. The high school students who were honored are Kevin Dischino for athletics, Sara Schatz for vocal, and Stephanie Montana for math. Middle school students who received recognition are sixth grader Sol Lim, seventh grader Fatima Orellana, and eighth grader Richard Tesoriero. Kindergarten registration scheduled Registration for the September 2009 kindergarten classes in Waldwick will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 9 a.m. at Julia A. Traphagen School and at 1:30 p.m. at Crescent School. Parents or guardians must bring a birth certificate or other proof of age as well as two proofs of residency. Acceptable residency proofs include utility bills with the name and address and a lease, deed, or tax bill for the residence. To be eligible for next fall’s class, children must be five years old on or before Oct. 1, have a complete physical examination after Sept. 1, 2008, and have complete immunization against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, poliomyelitis, rubella, rubeola, mumps, hepatitis B, and chicken pox. Parents or guardians must furnish a written record of the month, day, and year of all immuniza- tions. Registration forms are available at both Crescent and Traphagen Schools during school hours. Anyone who cannot attend registration should call the school office Crescent School at (201) 445-0690/Traphagen School at (201) 445-0730 as soon as possible. Parents of private school kindergarten students who are planning to attend a Waldwick Public School for first grade in September 2009 are also asked to register their children by Jan. 28. These students must meet the same immunization requirements as kindergarteners. Restoration fundraiser planned The Waldwick Community Alliance is hosting a wine tasting event at Saint Luke’s R.C. Church on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 7 to 10 p.m. Sponsored by Maratene’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Waldwick, the evening will include several quality wines, beer, cheeses, and gourmet sandwiches for $40 per person. All proceeds from this event and 20 percent of wine sales from the evening will benefit the restoration of the Waldwick Train Station. Tickets may be purchased online at www.waldwickcommuni;ty alliance.org or by calling (201) 873-8919 or at the door. Military Bridge at Traphagen The Traphagen Parent School Organization will be holding its Eleventh Annual Evening of Military Bridge on Friday, Feb. 6. The evening of tournament cards, combined with an auction, will be the biggest fundraising event of the year. Proceeds will be used to benefit and support the students and teachers of Julia A. Traphagen Elementary School in Waldwick. Monies will be allocated to the special needs of the school and the children, such as new playground equipment, technological materials to aid learning, programs that enhance everyday education, and activities. The group welcomes donations of auction items and door prizes, and monetary contributions. A member of the Traphagen PSO is available to stop by for donations. Contributions may be mailed to: Traphagen PSO c/o Chairperson Mary Beth Nappi, 99 Manhattan Avenue, Waldwick, NJ 07463. Donations are tax deductible. Donors’ labels or logos will be displayed. The PSO encourages members to support those who help us when we ask. Pet licenses now available January is dog license renewal month. Owners whose pet’s rabies inoculation is valid through at least October of this year may renew by mail by downloading the application at the Waldwick website. The fee is $13.50 for spayed dogs and $16.50 for unspayed dogs when renewing by mail. Renew in person during regular office hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. Bring or mail any updated rabies inoculation information. Casino Night set The Waldwick Middle School PSO Casino Night is set for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009 from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. at Seasons in Washington Township. Tickets are $75 per person. For additional information and babysitting availability, send an e-mail to wmspsocasino@hotmail.com. Classic film screenings at library The Waldwick Public Library hosts screenings of classic films on Thursdays at 2 p.m. A brief introduction, setting the film in its historical context, will precede each screening. The schedule of screenings for the month of January is as follows: Jan. 22, “Double Indemnity;” and Jan. 29, “Dead Ringer.” Registration for the Classic Film Series is not necessary; however arrival before 2 p.m. is encouraged. Call (201) 652-5104. Legion welcomes new members The American Legion Post #57, which serves Allendale, Ramsey, Midland Park, Upper Saddle River, 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. For more information call (201) 444-2704 or (201) 652-7104. ESL group meets at library The ESL conversation group that meets weekly at the Waldwick Public Library has resumed meeting at 10:15 a.m. on Mondays. Registration is taken at the library throughout the year. In an expansion of its ESL program, the library will hold an ESL basic class that will meet weekly on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. The ESL conversation group and ESL basic class are free and open to adults who want assistance learning and speaking English. For more info call (201) 652-5104. Health services available Free adult health walk-in clinics are available on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Health Center, 22 Whites Lane in Waldwick. Services provided include blood pressure screening, health education, and referrals. The service is also available to homebound residents by appointment. Well-child care for preschool children is offered on the second Tuesday of every month. This service includes physical examinations, diagnostic screening, required immunizations, and referrals. Appointments are necessary and can be arranged by calling (201) 444-3914. Free blood pressure testing is also available on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Waldwick Administration Building on Franklin Turnpike. Valentine Gift Guide SPECIAL Publication Dates: Deadline: February 11 February 4 The Villadom TIMES is publishing a special gift guide section for Valentine’s Day. Reach all of your local consumers in search of the perfect gift for their loved ones. Don’t miss your chance to participate. CHECK OUR WEBSITE www.waldwickchamber.com Call today for Special Rates! Circulation: 56,300 Weekly ZONE 1: Franklin Lakes, Wyckoff, Midland Park ZONE 2: Glen Rock, Ridgewood ZONE 3: Allendale, Ho-Ho-Kus, Waldwick, Saddle River, Upper Saddle River, ZONE 4: Ramsey, Mahwah 201-652-0744 YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER