Page 8 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • January 28, 2009 Ramsey Review Children may register for bowling Children in kindergarten through grade eight are invited to sign up for the recreation commission’s bowling program, which takes place at Holiday Bowl in Oakland. The Wednesday league begins on Feb. 18 and the Friday league begins on Feb. 20 at 4 p.m. Children in grade three may participate in either the bumper bowling program or the regular bowling program. The cost for 10 weeks of bowling is $60. Flyers have been distributed through the schools and may be downloaded from the recreation portion of the borough’s website, www. All forms and payment must be returned to the Ramsey Municipal Building, 33 North Central Avenue, by Friday, Feb. 13. For further information, contact Karen Dey at (201) 825-2518. Transportation provided Ramsey has a bus available to citizens over 50 years old who need transportation around the area. Bruce, the bus driver, picks up five days a week and will make stops at the Ramsey shopping centers and at doctors’ offices upon request. Call (201) 825-3400 the day before, between 3 and 5 p.m. and ask for Ann regarding transportation. The bus is usually available between 9 to 1 p.m. Literary Ladies group to meet The Literary Ladies of the First Presbyterian Church in Ramsey will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. to discuss “Run” by Ann Patchett. All readers are welcome to join the group. Discussion is centered on, but not limited to, the book of the month. For more information, call Jane Moser at (845) 504-5179. Worship Service and Bible School are at 10 a.m. every Sunday. All are welcome. For more information, call (201) 327-3879. Cablevision broadcasts the Sunday services on Tuesdays on Channel 76 from 7 to 8 a.m. and from 5 to 6 p.m. First Presbyterian Church is at 15 Shuart Lane. Alzheimer’s support group forming A support group is now forming for the families and caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. Participants in this group are invited to share their concerns in a supportive, caring, and confidential environment. The group is being offered through the trained facilitators at Distinctive Care Geriatric Care Management in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association of New Jersey. The group will meet the first Monday evening of each month at The First Presbyterian Church of Ramsey, 15 Shuart Lane in Ramsey. The first meeting will be Monday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. For further information or to register, contact Barbara Siembieda at (201) 857-5283. ‘A Sampling of Arts’ offered Ramsey Fine Arts Council will host a workshop called “A Sampling of the Arts.” Children in grades two through six are invited to explore hip hop dance, improv, vocal music, and fine art. Each child will spend part of the day in each genre, which will be taught by different specialists. The workshop will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dater School. The fee is $20 and includes a pizza lunch. Space is limited. Contact Jackie Gersht at or (201) 934-5450. All students must be pre-registered. Upcoming workshops will include photography, songwriting, drum circle, and dance. The Open Mic at Borders at the Interstate Shopping Center will be back on Jan. 24. The Fine Arts Council meets the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 in the back conference room at the municipal building. All are welcome to attend. Schola Sings Solo concert planned Soloists from the critically acclaimed 40-member vocal ensemble, Schola Cantorum on Hudson, will present an evening of music entitled “Schola Sings Solo” featuring works by Bizet, Puccini, Leoncavallo, Gershwin, and other composers of the operatic, art song, folksong, and musical theater repertoire. The program explores aspects of love with selections that include “Vesti la giubba” from “Pagliacci,” “Habanera” from “Carmen,” and “Summertime” from “Porgy and Bess.” Schola’s Artistic Director Deborah Simpkin King will be one of the featured soloists, along with Dr. Lisa Laskowich, coach/accompanist. The concert will be performed on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 15 Shuart Lane, Ramsey. Tickets are $25 for general admission, and $20 for seniors and students. Advance tickets may be purchased online at, by phone at (201) 918-3011, or by e-mail at Organizations, educational institutions, and other groups interested in purchasing a block of 10 or more tickets will receive a special group rate. E-mail to GroupSales@scholaonhudso for more information. FORL welcomes new members The Friends of Ramsey Library organization meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. New members are welcome. Call the library at (201) 327-1445 for more information, or visit the library website: www. ‘Original Ramsey’ CD set for sale Ramsey Fine Arts Council has produced and has ready for sale the compilation compact disc, “Original Ramsey.” The CD of original material features musicians from Ramsey and surrounding communities. The endeavor to coordinate and create the CD was taken on by Greg McNally. Over 15 bands submitted original songs and are represented on the CD. Several songs relate directly to Ramsey and this Centennial year, including one by Maureen Hastings Haberer who penned “So This is Ramsey” for the town’s 50 year celebration in 1958. Other selections include local bands/musicians such as The Lift, The Cold Supper Boys, Orlando Quinones, The No-Shirts and Dave Nachmanoff. The artwork on the CD cover is of the Train Station and Main Street photographed by Greg McNally. The price is $10 and proceeds made will help to expand the annual scholarship donations and to create more workshops such as the songwriters’ workshop. The CD is exclusively for sale at Waterleaf, located at 2 East Main Street and Maui Wowi Coffee, located at 110 East Main Street, both in Ramsey. The Ramsey Fine Arts Council meets every first Tuesday of the month in the rear conference room at the municipal building at 7:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public. But STILL can’t lose that Tummy or Cellulite? Call me about VelaShapeTM A NEW Nonsurgical method of Fat reduction and body contouring • Non-invasive • No Anesthesia • No Downtime Beverly Dunn, MD Waldwick, NJ • 201-445-0032 Dieting? Working Out? HARDING WINE&SPIRIT for a 1.5 liter bottle. (This is not a misprint!) Available in Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon & White Zinfandel. incredibly low price of $5.99 So far to date we have sold almost one thousand bottles of Liberty Creek. 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