June 3, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 25 Ho-Ho-Kus Jottings At 6 p.m. on June 7, Saint Bartholomew’s Church of Ho-Ho-Kus will present Alan F. Segal who will speak about his recent book, “Life after Death: A History of the Afterlife in Western Religion.” Currently serving as professor of religion and Ingeborg Rennert Professor of Jewish Studies at Barnard College, Dr. Segal is an internationally recognized scholar and popular lecturer. He has published numerous books and articles, led tours to Egypt, Turkey, Jordan and Israel, appeared on national television and radio, and consulted to the film industry. “Life After Death” is an Editor’s Choice selection, a featured Summer Selection of the History Book Club, an alternate selection of the Book of the Month Club, and was voted by the AP one of the four best books on religion in 2004. Dr. Segal’s lecture is being presented in honor of Reverend Daniel Kreller’s 25th Anniversary at Saint Bartholomew’s Church. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. The church is located at 70 Sheridan Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus. For ‘Life After Death’ to be discussed Dr. Alan F. Segal additional information, contact the church office at (201) 444-5025. While Memorial Day is a ‘Day of Remembrance and Reflection’ for all of us regarding the sacrifice of our fallen servicemen and women, the members of the Washington Elm VFW Post 192 (Ho-Ho-Kus—Ridgewood) also wanted to recognize the Northern Highlands Regional High School Band and their Director, Teddy Sotiropoulis, for their continued, unselfish efforts in participating in the traditional Ho-Ho-Kus Memorial Day Parade sponsored by VFW Post 192. Before beginning the parade, Commander Stanley Kober of VFW Post 192 presented the $250 check from the veterans to Sotiropoulis. Pictured are: Ho-Ho-Kus Mayor Thomas W. Randall, Stan Kober, Teddy Sotiropoulis, Ho-Ho-Kus School Board President Peter Terenzio, VFW Post 192 Trustees Don Alverson and Mike Prudenti, Post 192 Junior Vice Commander, Parade Flag Bearer Ray Rebholz, and Post 192 member Wallace Felldin. Fitting tribute Register for Summer Reading Program Signup for the Summer Reading Program at the Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library in Ho-Ho-Kus will be held June 1 through 27. The program will begin June 29 and runs through Aug. 28. This year’s theme is Be Creative. The program is open to all children in Ho-Ho-Kus. There will be book bags, stickers and other surprises given away during the course of the summer. For more information about this program, call (201) 445-8078 during library hours. Local resident exhibits at library Jeanmarie Garver-Gaydos, a longtime resident of Ho-Ho-Kus, will exhibit her photos at the Worth-Pinkham Library during the month of June. Garver-Goydos has been taking photos for a long time as a hobby, having been influenced by her father, George Garver. The Worth-Pinkham Library is located at 91 Warren Avenue. Book Fair Fundraiser set The 2009 Ho-Ho-Kus Home and School Association’s Book Fair Fundraiser will be held June 9 from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, Route 17 South in Paramus. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit the Ho-Ho-Kus Teachers’ Wish Lists. Residents are encouraged to come out, shop, support the school and the teachers, their neighbors, and the students. This event will include storytime for children in preschool through second grade from 4 to 5 p.m. There will also be two special evening performances: one at 7:30 p.m. by the Ho-Ho-Kus Wind Ensemble, conducted by Mr. Ellis, and another at 8:15 p.m., which will feature poetry readings by a group of seventh grade poets. A voucher is required for purchases (some items are not eligible for inclusion in this event). Vouchers may be obtained from the store cashiers the day of the event. For details, call Nancy Chu at (201) 493-2511. Make way for ducks The Fifth Annual Ducky Derby Day is planned for Saturday, June 6, and plans for the adoption the rubber ducks is underway. This year, duck adoptions will be available through the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the school. Ducks may be adopted at the HoHo-Kus School or at Ho-Ho-Kus Borough Hall. On June 6, as the ducks get ready to compete, the residents of Ho-Ho-Kus and their guests will enjoy a sidewalk sale, carnival rides and games, good food, and the activities of Ho-Ho-Kus youth performing on the borough stage. This year, activities will start at 1 p.m. The Ducky Derby Race will start at 5 p.m. in Ho-Ho-Kus Brook. The rubber ducks will be placed in the brook, where they will race to the finish line. Owners of the winning ducks will receive prizes. 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