Page 14 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • March 4, 2009 F O CUS on Franklin Lakes Businesses Villani and Sons Custom Built Homes, Inc. Local Small Business Celebrates 20 Years sincere thank you to all our past and current clients, associates and allied professionals for helping us achieve this milestone. Since 1989 we have prepared over 1,300 designs resulting in over $100,000,000.00 worth of new construction and plantings. Our projects range in size from small intimate gardens to large 100 acre estates. We are often brought in as expert witnesses and have testified before architectural review boards, planning boards, zoning boards of adjustment, condominium associations, and even a superior court judge to Principals: Brad Meumann & Bill Glaner get our projects approved. Land Concepts’ designs have received local and international design awards. Our steady source of new work continues to be from repeat customers, referrals and our ever expanding network of personal contacts. Land Concepts is located in Franklin Lakes, NJ. Supported by a team of professionals, partners Bill Glaner and Brad Meumann design and manage their projects on time and within budget. Call and make an appointment to become a part of our success. Certified Landscape Architects, William B. Glaner, CLA AS00531 NJ / RLA 1458 NY. Bradley A. Meumann, CLA AS00468 / PP 33LI00554800 NJ. 201 -8919445, A ifty years ago, the Villani family established a home building business serving northern New Jersey. Today, Villani and Sons Custom Built Homes, Inc. continues to thrive in Franklin Lakes. Michael Villani, owner for the last 23 years, is using his decades of experience to construct custom homes for individuals throughout Bergen County, including Franklin Lakes, Saddle River, Upper Saddle River, Allendale, and Alpine. Homeowners who want to upgrade their existing properties also call on Villani and Sons to carry out custom home renovations. And when the need for more space arises, Michael and his staff are ready to construct an addition or add a level to make any home more spacious and comfortable. Villani and Sons staff members are on hand, managing each project from start to finish. The company also provides framing for other builders. With 30 years of framing experience, the experts at Villani and Sons are able to review blueprints with a practiced eye, and may recommend modifications to streamline the construction process or the homeowners’ ease of use. Villani and Sons believes quality is key to the success of every project, and Michael and his staff take their time to get each job done right. For more information about Villani and Sons Custom Built Homes, Inc., call Michael at (201) 651-0063. F ina Daly, director of First Step Preschool, Inc. in Franklin Lakes, has been an integral part of the community for the past 14 years. “My philosophy has always been that children should be excited about learning,” says Nina. “Our curriculum is academically based, but offers a variety of programs in the arts.” Special programs offered include Music, Dance, Art, Foreign Language, Cooking, and Kindergarten Enrichment. “Class sizes are small, allowing for individual attention for all students,” Nina adds. “A child’s first years at school set a foundation for all their educational goals. We Nina Daly and Sophia, Jordyn, Raquel, Ella, Kaitlyn and Remy pride ourselves with knowing our staff members are caring individuals who provide a learning environment that any parent would want for his or her child.” As Nina’s school continues to grow, she is aware of the increasing concern for children with allergies. This has led her to establish the first “Green School” in the area. “With the ever growing population of children with allergies, it had been my goal to provide the healthiest environment so all children can grow and continue to succeed in all their educational goals.” First Step is currently registering for September 2009. For more information, go to or call (201) 847-8198. First Step is located at 454 Pulis Avenue in Franklin Lakes. N Nina Daly of First Step Preschool Cartridge World announces record-breaking sales increases s most retailers were feeling the strain of the recession in 2008, Cartridge World, the world’s fastest growing ink and toner refilling retailer, experienced recordsetting growth. As the leader in the $80 billion printer cartridge industry, Cartridge World experienced a 13 percent increase in same-store sales over 2007. And sales have skyrocketed as consumers and business owners opt to save money by refilling cartridges, instead of always buying new. Jeff and Randy Bier “We are helping our customers save money, which is vital during these challenging economic times. While many companies have experienced financial disarray, we as a company, on the other hand, are proud to say that we have seen success,” said Jeff Bier, owner and president of Cartridge World - Franklin Lakes. “Individual consumers and businesses can see the value in our recycling technology that allows them to buy quality ink and toner cartridges and save money!” Cartridge World CEO Tom Fricke added, “Cartridge World is a recession-resistant retailer that offers a product that is in high-demand, and we are successful by saving our customers substantially on ink and toner costs, while at the same time helping save the environment.” Refilling and remanufacturing printer cartridges are becoming indispensable services for businesses and consumers looking to save money and adopt green practices. Cartridge World prevents more than nine million cartridges from going into landfills each year for businesses, schools, organizations and the average consumer. Cartridge World addresses environmental issues by showcasing its ability to refill ink cartridges an average of three to eight times, without sacrificing quality. All Cartridge World products come with a 100 percent money-back guarantee. For more information about Cartridge World - Franklin Lakes, contact Vice President Randy Bier at (201) 891-0990. A