Page 12 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • October 28, 2009 Saddle River Valley Notes Singles plan events The singles from Church of the Presentation have planned two outings for November. On Sunday, Nov. 8 the group will hike at Harriman, New York. A carpool will leave Presentation, located on West Saddle River Road in Upper Saddle River, at 9:30 a.m. The hike will be moderate, and will last about three hours. Participants are reminded to dress for the weather. Afterwards, the group will lunch at Gilligan’s, 366 Route 202, Pomona, New York, (845) 354-2159 at approximately1:30 p.m. for lunch. Non-hikers are welcome to join the group at the restaurant. A visit to the Montclair Art Museum is planned for Sunday, Nov. 15. A carpool will leave Presentation at 11 a.m. The featured exhibit is Cezanne and American Modernism. Admission is $12 for non-members; $10 for seniors and students. Guided tours are available to those who bring cell phones. The group plans to lunch afterwards. RSVP for both outings to Crafters sought Crafters are being sought for the Friends of the Upper Saddle River Library’s Craft Fair, scheduled for Saturday, Dec.5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Items must be handmade by the vendor. Applications are online at and at the library. The Town Holiday Party, sponsored by the library, will also take place on this day. For more information contact, Ann Witkowski at (201) 327-2583 or email to ann. The Upper Saddle River Library is located at 245 Lake Street. Lions Club recycles eyeglasses For more than 60 years, Lions clubs have been collecting used eyeglasses for recycling. Donated glasses are either given to support local eyeglass recycling efforts or shipped to one of seven official Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centers. The Saddle River Valley Lions Club has placed “eyeglass collection boxes” through the club area. Gold and purple boxes with the Lions logo can be found at the following locations: Mahwah: Bank of America, Town Hall, Library and a drive up white box at 190 Franklin Turnpike; Ramsey: Town Hall, Library, Ramsey High School, Quality Optical (Main Street); Saddle River: Bank of America; and Upper Saddle River: Library. For information on the Saddle River Valley Lions Club, write to P.O. Box 333, Saddle River, NJ 07458. History of Upper Saddle River offered Bill and Kay Yeomans, advocates for the preservation of Upper Saddle River’s rich history, will discuss the borough’s past at the Upper Saddle River Library on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. For more information call (201) 3272583. The library is located at 245 Lake Street. Troop sets Spaghetti Dinner Boy Scout Troop 133 of Upper Saddle River will hold its Election Day Spaghetti Dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The meal will include salad, Italian bread, spaghetti, dessert, and a beverage. Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Old Stone Church Educational Building on East Saddle River Road in Upper Saddle River. Takeout orders will be available. Tickets are sold at the door for $10 or may be purchased ahead of time from any Boy Scout, at the Upper Saddle River Library, or by calling Jill Donato at (201) 785-0648. Proceeds from the dinner will subsidize programs and outings for the troop, ceremonies, and awards. Popular run returns to borough The Eleventh Dick Meighan Memorial Run – an annual Thanksgiving Day ritual in Upper Saddle River -- will be held Thursday, Nov. 26, at 9 a.m. at Cavallini Middle School, 392 West Saddle River Road. This year’s event is expected to attract more than 2,000 participants. The charity race, named in memory of beloved Upper Saddle River resident Dick Meighan, is both a competitive road race and a fundraiser for DARE; the borough’s rescue squad, ambulance corps, and fire department; the Upper Saddle River Youth Triathlon; Saddle River Service Corps; Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America; the Upper Saddle River Education Foundation; and the “Extra Mile” Schol- arship Fund. In the last 10 years, more than $150,000 has been donated to these organizations. Prizes are awarded to the top three male and female finishers and to family teams and participants in various age categories. The first 1,800 participants receive a long sleeve cotton shirt. Pre-registration is recommended. Mail-in and on-line options are explained at The fee is $20 in advance and $25 on race day. Pre-registered racers may pick up their shirt, race number, and timing chip Nov. 25 between 7 and 9:30 p.m. at Cavallini Middle School. All donations should be made out to Borough of USR/Dick Meighan Run and sent to Recreation Director Ed Gartner, c/o USR Borough Hall, 376 West Saddle River Road, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458. For information about making a corporate or individual donation, contact Marshall Grupp at (212) 388-1231. For details, contact Jennifer Meighan at (201) 857-4381. Ladies’ Night Out set The Saddle River Valley Junior Woman’s Club has rescheduled its Wine and Hors d’oeuvres Soiree to Wednesday, Nov. 18. The event will still be held at California Wineworks on Route 17, Paramus. Prospective members are invited to meet the membership and learn about the activities of the club. The organization is open to Saddle River Valley women. Call Denise Mercier at (201) 825-1947. Directory to be updated Plans are well underway for the 2010 edition of the Upper Saddle River Directory. For 52 years, this directory has been a borough tradition, listing local residents, and containing handy resources including important borough numbers, information on borough government and local organizations, a directory of professionals, a dining guide, and a street map. Upper Saddle River residents who are not currently listed in the directory and would like to be included are invited to send their name, address, phone number, and name of the previous owner of their house to USR Directory, c/o USR Library 245 Lake Street, USR, NJ 07458. 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