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                                                                                                               Volume 16
                                                                                                               Issue 7

                    From the Desk of Mayor David Runfeldt                                                              July, 2010

Summer is here once again, and once again there are many great things to do around Lincoln

                                                                                                                INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Continuing with our commitment to provide healthy, fun and safe things for you and your chil-
dren to do in town, we have made some great improvements to our Community Lake. First is              Library Corner…………………….2
that the playground and pavilion at the lake will now be available for all residents to use from      Police News
Labor Day through Memorial Day when the beach is closed for swimming. During the summer               Health Dept. Clinic Dates
when the beach is open for swimming, membership will be required. Lake membership contin-             News Fro the Clerks Office………..3
ues to be among the most affordable in the area at $25.00 for a single and $50.00 for a family.       Bd of Education News
                                                                                                      EMS Carnival Dates
Following up on last year’s addition of the water trampoline, floating dock, kayaks and paddle        LP Seniors
boats; this year we will be adding a large water slide. Funding for this addition along with many     July Calendar……………………….4
of the previous equipment purchases is from a very kind private donation from a bighearted            Montville Pet Parents ……………..5
Lincoln Park resident. We also anticipate having several evening social functions for adults          Come One Come All Fireworks
                                                                                                      LP Lions Club
throughout the summer at the lake.                                                                    Recreation News…………………...6
                                                                                                      Church News…………………….7-8
                                                                                                      Busy Beaver Nursery School……….8
Remember that following many resident requests last year, use of the lake has been expanded           New Laws & Pending Legislation…..9
to allow non-motorized water craft. This is only available for residents of Lincoln Park and          LP Library Concert at the Lake…...10
your boat must be registered with the town. For lake members, the kayaks and paddle boats                    Your Council
are available for rental during days the lake is open.
I am happy to inform you that the Fourth of July Fireworks celebration held at the LP Nursing
home last year will again take place this year. This year, the fireworks will take place on Sun-                   Janet Long
day, July 4th. Parking and transportation to the event will be available at several borough facili-               Louis J. Pepe
ties. Please watch for further details or sign up for the borough’s email newsgroup service.                    Ann Thompson
                                                                                                                    Ward I:
The Lincoln Park Emergency Services, the volunteers of our two fire companies and the EMS                        Gary Gemian
squad, are running their third annual carnival. The carnival will be held on Boro Field at the
                                                                                                                    Ward II:
Municipal Complex from July 13th through the 17th. Please come out and support the dedicated
                                                                                                              Matthew R. Petracca
men and women of our Emergency Services…and have some fun!
                                                                                                                   Ward III:
                                                                                                              Raymond T. Kerwin
Please remember that this time of the year also means school is out, which means more chil-
dren out playing, and more adults out exercising or enjoying the weather. Please always be                         Ward IV:
aware of pedestrians, bicycle riders, runners, mopeds and motorcycles. It’s always a good idea                   James A. Wild
to look twice and save a life.                                                                                 Administration:
                                                                                                                Mayor Runfeldt
Make sure to sign up for the free newsgroup service offered by the borough to keep current                       Sean Canning
with information and events. Go to the main page of and click on the box
that says “Join Our Newsgroup” located about midway down the home page.

Have a fun, safe and healthy summer!                                                                       Visit us on the Web!
          Library Corner                                                  Police News                                         Health Department
Submitted by: Rhett Bennett                             Submitted by: Chief Tom Andrascik                                        Clinic Dates
Summer Reading Program: Children                        Almost weekly I receive emails from residents regarding         Submitted by: Kathy Skrobala, Health Nurse
come in once a week to record how many                  “cell phone” use and “texting” while driving. In New
books (3-7 yr olds) or chapters (8+up) they             Jersey it is illegal to do either. I am sure we have all seen                       July, 2010
have read in the previous week. Kids can                someone checking their e-mail or sending a text when            *Child Health Clinic: Thurs., July 8, 9-
come in anytime Monday-Thursday 11am—                   they should have been paying attention to the road.             12noon (Health Dept.)
8pm. Each week a child will receive a ticket                                                                            *Podiatry Clinic: Fri., July 9th, 9-12noon
for a chance to win a prize. There will be 2                                                                 (Health Dept.)
winners every week. The winners will be                 N.J.S.A. 39:4-97.3 governs the Use of wireless tele-
                                                        phones and electronic communication devices in a Blood Pressure Screening: Mon., July
notified on Fridays by phone.                           moving vehicle. The statute reads as follows:        12th 12-2pm (Health Dept.)
Craft with Miss Andrea—July 14th
                                                                  1. a. The use of a wireless telephone or elec-        Seniors’ Blood Pressure Screening:
2pm & 7pm: Children grades Kindergar-
                                                        tronic communication device by an operator of a moving          Wed. July 28, 12:30-1:30pm (St. Joe’s Hall)
ten thru Grade 4 are welcome to sign up.                motor vehicle on a public road or highway shall be
There will be limited space. Sign-up re-                unlawful except when the telephone is a hands-free wire-
quired.                                                 less telephone or the electronic communication device is                         August, 2010
                                                        used hands-free, provided that its placement does not
Brian Eslick Magic and Ventriloquism                    interfere with the operation of federally required safety       *Podiatry Clinic: Fri., Aug. 13, 9-12noon
Show-July 22nd 7pm: Come and enjoy a                    equipment and the operator exercises a high degree of           (Health Dept.)
very funny and engaging entertainer like no             caution in the operation of the motor vehicle. For the
                                                                                                                        Blood Pressure Screening: Mon., Aug.
other. Fun for all ages!!!                              purposes of this section, an "electronic communication
                                                        device" shall not include an amateur radio.                     16th, 12-2pm (Health Dept.)
Meet Ronald McDonald: Come to the                                                                                       Seniors’ Blood Pressure Screening:
library and meet your favorite clown,                b. The operator of a motor vehicle may use a                       Wed., Aug. 25th, 12:30-1:30pm (St. Joe’s Hall)
Ronald McDonald!!! He will read a story hand-held wireless telephone while driving with one hand
and talk about important reading and liter- on the steering wheel only if:                                              *Child Health Clinic: Mon., Aug. 26, 9am-
acy are.                                                                                                                12noon (Health Dept.)
                                                                 (1) The operator has reason to fear for his life
Beginner Basics Computer Classes: an                    or safety, or believes that a criminal act may be perpe-
Introduction to Basic Computer Skills class will        trated against himself or another person; or                                   September, 2010
be held on Sat., July 3rd at 1pm on Fri., July 9th at
1pm and on Sat,. This is a free service to those                 (2) The operator is using the telephone to re-         *Podiatry Clinic: Fri., Sept. 10, 9-12noon
with a LP Library card in good standing. You            port to appropriate authorities a fire, a traffic accident, a   (Health Dept.)
must pre-register for the classes in person at the      serious road hazard or medical or hazardous materials           Blood Pressure Screening: Mon., Sept.
reference desk or call 973-694-8283.                    emergency, or to report the operator of another motor
                                                        vehicle who is driving in a reckless, careless or otherwise     13, 12-2pm (Health Dept.)
Resume/Online Job Hunting: Learn how to
create or update your resume and how to search
                                                        unsafe manner or who appears to be driving under the            *Child Health Clinic: Thurs., Sept. 16th 9-
                                                        influence of alcohol or drugs. A hand-held wireless tele-       12noon (Health Dept.)
for jobs online. Stop by the Reference Desk for
                                                        phone user's telephone records or the testimony or
information or call the library and ask for the                                                                         Seniors’ Blood Pressure Screening:
                                                        written statements from appropriate authorities receiving
Reference Librarian to schedule a one on one                                                                            Wed., Sept. 22, 11:30am-12:30pm (St. Joe’s
                                                        such calls shall be deemed sufficient evidence of the exis-
meeting. 973-694-8283.                                  tence of all lawful calls made under this paragraph.            Hall)
Facebook Classes: with more than 90                                                                                     *SMAC Screening: Sat., Sept. 25, 8-10am
million active users, Facebook is the 4th                        As used in this act, "hands-free wireless tele-
                                                        phone" means a mobile telephone that has an internal            (Council Chambers)
most trafficked site on the Web. The fast-              feature or function, or that is equipped with an attach-
est growing demographic of Facebook users                                                                               *Osteoporosis: Sat., Sept. 25, 8-10am
                                                        ment or addition, whether or not permanently part of
is 25 and older. If you want to sign on to              such mobile telephone, by which a user engages in a
                                                                                                                        (Council Chambers)
Facebook, if you have questions about how               conversation without the use of either hand; provided,
to change profile photo, how to find friends            however, this definition shall not preclude the use of
and family via social networking or tips                either hand to activate, deactivate, or initiate a function     * Appointments required. Please call the
                                                        of the telephone.                                               Health Department @ 973-270-2040 to make
about farming in Farmville, stop by the Ref-
                                                                                                                        an appointment.
erence Desk.                                            "Use" of a wireless telephone or electronic com-
New Books: Stieg Larsson: The Girl who                  munication device shall include, but not be lim-
Kicked the Hornet’s Nest; Charlaine Harris:             ited to, talking or listening to another person on
Dead in the Family; Laura Bush: Spoken                  the telephone, text messaging, or sending an elec-
                                                        tronic message via the wireless telephone or elec-
From the Heart; Lee Child61 Hours: A
                                                        tronic communication device.
Reacher Novel; Janet Evonovich: Sizzling 16;
Emily Giffin: Heart of the Matter; Justin
Cronin: The Passage; Sarah Silverman: Bed-              Texting while driving is a bad habit that often results in
wetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption,                 motor vehicle accidents. If it is that important to text
                                                        someone or use the cell phone, please pull over to the
and Pee.                                                side of the road in a safe area. It will help make the roads
New Movies: Shutter Island; Percy Jack-                 safer for all of us.
son and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief;             As always, if anyone should have any issues or concerns
The Green Zone; The Blind Side; Valen-                  please feel free to contact me. I can be reached by calling
tine’s Day; From Paris with Love; The Book              the Police desk at 973-694-5533, or by email: tan-
of Love; Remember Me; Book of Eli.            
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         News From The                            Board of Education News                           Lincoln Park Seniors
                                                 Submitted by: Kimberly Florit                 Submitted by: Rich Williams
          Clerks Office
                                                 The Lincoln Park Board of Education is        The Lincoln Park Seniors continue to meet on
Important addresses, e-mail addresses and                                                      the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at
phone numbers you should have on hand:           scheduled to meet on July 13, 2010 at 7:30
                                                                                               12 noon in Halloran Hall (below St. Joseph
Governor:          Governor Chris Christie       p.m. in the L.P.M.S. media center.            Church) 216 Comly Road. The dues are $16
                   Governor of New Jersey                                                      per year.
                   State House
                                                                                                             Upcoming Events!
                   Trenton, NJ 08625                      Student Registration for
Congressman:      Rodney Frelinghuysen                       10/11 School Year                 July 14: Ice Cream Social #1
                  30 Schuyler Pl.                                                              July 22: Boat ride, luncheon, entertainment
                  Second Floor                   From July 1st through August 13th, all stu-   at Ehrhardt’s on lake Wallenpaupack
                  Morristown, NJ 07960           dent registration for the 2010-2011
                  973-984-0711                                                                 July 28: Regular Meeting
                                                 school year will take place at the Board of                                                           August 11: Regular Meeting
                                                 Education office located at 92 Ryerson
US Senators:     Senator Frank Lautenberg        Road. When registering, please bring a        August 25: Ice Cream Social #2
                 One Gateway Center
                 23rd Floor                      copy of the child’s birth certificate, copy   September 8: Breakfast catered at 10 am
                 Newark, NJ 07102                of immunization record, and four (4)
                                                                                               September 16: Boart Ride, luncheon, en-
                 973-639-8700                    proofs of residency (i.e. deed, lease or
                                                                                               tertainment at Woodloch Pines in PA               renter’s agreement, utility bills, driver’s
                Senator Robert Menendez          licenses, etc.) To be eligible for Kinder-    September 22: Regular meeting
                One Gateway Center               garten admission, children must be five       October 13: Regular meeting
                Suite 1100                       years old on or before October 1st.
                Newark, NJ 07102                                                               October 27: Regular Meeting
                973-645-3030                     Please call the office at 973-696-5500 for                 more information.
                                                                                               Our club has grown to over 160 members
State Senator:     Senator Joe Pennacchio
                   330 Changebridge Rd.                    EMS CARNIVAL                        and we are always looking for new members
                                                                                               and new ideas. If interested, now is the time
                   Suite 101
                                                                                               to join!
                   Pinebrook, NJ 07058                               DATES
                   973-227-4012                                                                For more information, contact Rich Williams
                                                 Submitted by: Beth Anderson.                  at
Assemblymen:     Asm. Alex DeCroce
                 760 Rt. 10 West                    Please be advised that the
                 Suite 101
                 Whippany, NJ 07981                original date advertised (July                        COME JOIN THE FUN!
                 973-884-6190                       7th) for the EMS Carnival
                                                           was incorrect.
                Asm. Jay Webber
                760 Rt. 10 West
                Suite 101
                Whippany, NJ 07981                 The correct dates are July
                                                 13th through 17th at Borough
Lincoln Park is the 11th Congressional Dis-         Field beginning at 6 pm.
trict and the 26th Legislative District.
The Governing Body (Mayor & Council)
meet the 1st & 3rd Monday (unless there’s a
holiday, then it’s Tuesday) at 7:30pm in Coun-
cil Chambers.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment meets
the 2nd Tuesday each month at 8 pm in
Council Chambers.
The Planning Board meets the 3rd Thurs-
day of each month at 8pm in the Council
Municipal Court is the 1st, & 3rd Wednes-
day and the 4th Thursday of each month at
4pm in the Council Chambers.

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                                  July 2010—Cut Out and Save                                                                                  Page 4

 Sun                 Mon                   Tue                  Wed                   Thu                Fri                  Sat
July is: Cell Phone Courtesy Month; Family Reunion Month;
National Bikini Month; National Blueberries Month; National                           1                  2                    3
Culinary Arts Month; National Grilling Month; National Horse-                         Rec. Bd. Mtg.                           9am Bal-
radish Month; National Hot Dog Month; National Make a Differ-                         7pm (PAL)                               anced/Pilates
ence to Children Month; National Recreation & Parks Month;                                                                    10 am Yoga Class
Roots & Branches Month; Skyscraper Month; Smart Irrigation                                                                    (CMR)
Month; Social Wellness Month; Women’s Motorcycle Month

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 Independence         Borough Offices      Rt. 2 Recycling      Rt. 3 Recycling       Child Health       Podiatry Clinic 9-   9am Bal-
 Day                  & Yard Closed for    Council Wk. Mtg.                           Clinic 9-12 (HD)   12 (HD)              anced/Pilates
                      Independence         7:30pm (CC)                                                                        10 am Yoga Class
                      Day                  Bulk Rt. 1                                                                         (CMR)
                                           Grass Rt. 2

 11                   12                   13                   14                    15                 16                   17
                      Rt. 1 Recycling      Rt. 2 Recycling      Rt. 3 Recycling                                               9am Bal-
                      Bulk Rt. 2           Bd. Of Adj. Mtg.     Sr.’s Ice Cream                                               anced/Pilates
                      Blood Pressure       8pm (CC)             Social #1                                                     10 am Yoga Class
                      Screening 12-2pm     Grass Rt. 1 & 3      Republican Mtg.                                               (CMR)
                      (HD)                                      7:30 (CMR)
                                                                                    EMS CARNIVAL
                                                                    BOROUGH FIELD DOORS OPEN AT 6 PM

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                      Rt. 1 Recycling      Rt. 2 Recycling      Rt. 3 Recycling       Planning Bd.       LP Day Assoc. 8-     9am Bal-
                      Council Reg. Mtg.    Grass Rt. 2          Municipal Court       Mtg. 8pm (CC)      10 PM (CMR)          anced/Pilates
                      7:30pm (CC)                               4:30pm (CC)           Sr.’s Trip to PA                        10 am Yoga Class
                      Bulk Rt. 3                                Democratic Club                                               (CMR)
                                                                8-10pm (CMR)                                                  Concert at the
                                                                Tax Sale 10am                                                 Lake 7pm

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                      Rt. 1 Recycling      Rt. 2 Recycling      Rt. 3 Recycling       Municipal Court    LP Day Assoc. 8-     9am Bal-
                                           Grass Rt. 1 & 3      Sr’s Regular Mtg.     4:30pm (CC)         10 PM (CMR)         anced/Pilates
                                                                (St. Joe’s)                                                   10 am Yoga Class
                                                                Sr.’s Blood Pres-                                             (CMR)
                                                                sure Screening
                                                                12:30-1:30 (St.

                                                                                       CC: Council Chambers; CMR: Community Meeting
*If your garbage is picked up on Monday & Thurs-                                       Room; CCR: Council Conference Room; HD: Health
day you are Rt. 1                                                                      Department; St. Joe’s: St. Joe’s Halloran Hall; PAL:
                                                                                       PAL Bldg. Mtg. Room. Call Health Dept. to make
*If your garbage is picked up on Tuesday & Friday
                                                                                       appointment for their clinics 973-270-2040
and All Condos you are Rt. 2
*If your garbage is picked up on Wednesday &
Saturday, you are Rt. 3
    Montville Pet Parents—                                 Come One, Come All!                                        Lincoln Park Lions
            Fundraiser Event                                   Fireworks
                 Submitted by: Sue Goldblott
                                                                                                                   Club Make Donations
                 Proceeds from all fundraising                     Extravaganza!                                Submitted by: Ken Grune
                 events are used to help fund          Submitted by: Dawn Foxon, Administrative Assistant, LP
medical costs for the animals currently at the         Care Center
Montville Animal shelter and to help raise funds for   Held at the Jerry & Dolores Turco Medical
a new animal shelter. The Montville Animal Shel-       Rehab Center, 499 Pine Brook Rd. in Lincoln
ter cares for homeless pets from Lincoln Park,
                                                       Park, call 973-696-3300 for more information.
Boonton Township, Mt. Lakes and Montville.
Adopt a shelter Pet: Looking for a new family                       Festivities Begin at 6pm
member? There are many wonderful dogs, cats and                       Fireworks at 9:30pm
kittens at the Montville Animal Shelter, 86 River
Rd. Montville. The shelter is open Mon-Fri 10-12                     Bring the whole family
and 3:30-4:30, Sat 10-12 and Sunday by appoint-                   And bring your lawn chair
                                                             SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS
Purchase Shop-Rite Gift Cards from MPP                              DISPLAY
and Shop-Rite will make a donation: Gift
Cards come in $25, $50, and $100 denominations              Hannah Montana & Bruce Springsteen                  Lion President Ken Grune and Lion Ron
and can be used for any items groceries, pharmacy,                                                              Nazario, Education Chrm. Presenting the
                                                                         Impersonators!                         Nicholas DiCanio scholarship award to Tay-
etc Call 973-727-9959 or & provide the num-                       Obstacle Course                           lor Becker. Good luck Taylor!
ber of cards you would like to receive. Pick up the                     Giant Slide
cards at the monthly MPP meeting OR they can be                      Mullti-Ethic Foods
mailed to you once we receive payment. Checks                                DJ
can be mailed to MPP, PO Box 231, Pine Brook, NJ                      Carnival Games
07058                                                            Customer Character Review
Protecting Pets From Home Fires: To help                              Rick Climbing
keep pets in our community safe Montville Pet                         Jungle Bounce
Parent will be distributing 'Pet Alert Window                      Hoola Hoop Contest
Cling' at all our events. Write down the number                        Face Painting
of pets inside your house on the sticker and attach            Watermelon Eating Contest
the static cling to a front window. This critical
information saves rescuers time when locating
your pet.                                           Limited on-site parking. Additional park-
                                                                                                                Lion President Ken Grune and Lion Wayne
                                                    ing off-site with free shuttle buses between
Montville Township Resident Helps                                                                               Arvidson, Peaceposter Chrm, presenting the
                                                    the facility and Chapel Hill Academy, Lincoln
Homeless Pets: Towaco resident, Diana                                                                           peaceposter award to Franchesca Lebron.
                                                    Park Elementary School and the Lincoln Park
Geisler wanted to help homeless pets at the         Town Hall municipal lot, to run every 1/2                   Good luck Franchesca!
Montville Animal Shelter and also wanted to
share the beautiful paintings from her mother.      hour from 5:15pm to 10pm.
Diana’s love for animals and her generosity came
together on at the Art & Collectables sale fea-
turing the beautiful oil paintings of Elsie Alexan-
der. Diana donated 100% of the proceeds from
this event to MPP. Thank you, Diana and thank
you to all the Lincoln Park residents who helped
to make this a successful event.

                   Diana and one of her favorites

                                                                                                                Lion President Ken Grune presenting LP
                                                                                                                Library Director, Frank Kaiser, a donation of
                                                                                                                $300.00 for the visually impaired.
                   Councilman Jim Wild and his
                   wife Barbara

                   Former Mayor Steven Leeds
                   and his wife Susan
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  Recreation Department                                        PAL News                                  Pequannock UNICO
Submitted by: Janet Cassidy, Sup. Of Recrea-
                                               Submitted by: Lynn Madsen                                     Trips—2010
tion                                           Travel Softball: The Lincoln Park Angels
                                               Travel Softball teams have completed their
                                               Spring season are now looking forward to the          Please feel free to contact any committee
JULY RECREATION NEWS: Janet                                                                          member for additional information regarding
                                               Summer Tournament Season. The 14U Angels
Cassidy 973-694-6100 ext #2206. Rec-           finished as NJBSL Spring League Champions, and        rates, dates, etc. Chairman: Joe Carabello
reation Superintendent lprecrea-               they did it with true Angels determination.           973-835-0208; Co-Chairman: Len Remus                                  They never gave up when they went down by             973-831-1970; Committee Members: Joe
                                               three in the first inning and battled back to a 3-3   Veltre 973-839-3530; Sam Ciresi 973-839-
                                               tie in the bottom of the 7th. The winning run         4185; David Nafile 973-248-0328, or write
                                               came in on a walk-off steal of home in the bot-       to Pequannock UNICO, PO Box 176, Pe-
NEW FOR 2010 – register on-line
                                               tom of the 8th! Our 10U and 12U Angels also           quannock, NJ 07440.
through Community Pass for Recreation
Programs including Summer Camp and             put in a great Spring League showing with re-
                                               cords of 7-2-1 and 8-2, respectively. Great           Pequannock UNICO is a service organiza-
the Lake https://                                                                                    tion of Americans of Italian Heritage, dedi-
                                               work all around! Congratulations ladies!!!                                                                     cated to charity and philanthropic endeavors.
                                                                                                     A part of the trip proceeds is allocated to
                                                                                                     helping others.
PLEASE CHECK ON-LINE FOR                       The Angels 12U team has one roster slot open.
ALL JULY EVENTS: Tim McGraw                    With five more tournaments on the schedule,
                                                                                                     July 14: The “New Sands:” Casino, Bethle-
                                               there’s still a lot of softball to be played! To
at PNC Arts Center: Thurs, July 15,                                                                  hem, PA
                                               play on the 12U level, the player must have been
2010. Trip includes reserved ticket            12 or under on January 1, 2010. If you know of
                                                                                                     July 28: Intrepid Sea/Air Museum/Lunch,
(NOT lawn seats) and coach bus trans-                                                                New York, NY
                                               a player who may be interested in coming out to
                                                                                                     Aug. 11: Plaza Brauhaus, Luncheon & Tour,
portation.                                     join a great softball organization, please contact
                                                                                                     Catskills, NY
                                               Matt Madsen at
                                                                                                     Aug. 22-25: White Mountain Hotel & Re-
                                               You can find out more about the program at
                                                                                                     sort , Lincoln, NH
COMMUNITY LAKE: Fees are                                                  Sept. 14: Villa Roma, Catskills, NY
$50/family and $25/single. You can regis-                                                            Oct. 7: Steam Train/Riverboat Gillette Cas-
ter or renew your registration at the                                                                tle & Griswold Inn
Gate Guard Hut at the Lake. Lake Hours         Cheerleading: Competition Cheerleading try-           Oct. 3-14: Italy—Grand Tour
                                               outs will be held on Thursday, August 19th in the     Oct. 27-29: Woodloch Pines Resort, Haw-
as of June 26 will be 11am – 6pm – 7
                                               PAL Gym. An alternate try-out will take place         ley, PA
days per week. SWIM LESSONS are                on Monday, August 23rd only for those girls who
free with your membership – see any                                                                  Nov. 10: Hunterdon Hills Playhouse—”The
                                               will be out of town on August 19th.                   Christmas Show”, Hampton, NJ
lifeguard for more details and to register
                                                                                                     Dec. (TBD): West Point Christmas Concert
– lessons begin July 5.                                                                              & Lunch, West Point, NY
                                               We are still accepting registrations for our
                                               Clinic Cheerleading Program, which is open to
KINDER-REC: Applications are being             girls in PreK and Kindergarten for the 2010 –
accepted for Sept for the 2010-2011            2011 school year. This program teaches the
school year. One-Way bus transporta-           basics of cheerleading, including jumps and arm
tion will be available from LPES for our       motions, as well as a dance, hello cheer, and
afternoon session or to LPES from our          sideline cheers. It helps to build key skills in-
AM session. Classes are Tues-Wed-              cluding physical, listening, and social skills. The
Thurs from 9am – 12:30pm or 11:45pm –          program will be one night per week during Sep-
3:15pm. E-Mail the Rec Dept for more           tember and October. The Registration Fee is
                                               $55. If you are interested, please contact Kim
information at
                                               LoMonaco at

log onto for up-
dated news, forms or calendars.
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                                                           Local Church News
         First Reformed Church
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                                                         Jacksonville Chapel                                      St. Andrew’s
                                                  Submitted by: Cathy Wackwitz
Submitted by: Carol Anderson                                                                          Submitted by: Kathy Nardone
The First Reformed Church of Lincoln Park is      Lincoln Park Campus LP Jacksonville                            “A Place to Belong”
part of the Reformed Church of America. The       Chapel, 264 Jacksonville Road, Lincoln Park, NJ
                                                                                                              211 Main Street - Lincoln Park
church is located at 60 Chapel Hill Road, Lin-    07035 or call 973-334-6657
                                                                                                              Church Office: 973-694-5915
coln Park. NJ 07035. Contact us 973-694-
4336; e-mail or visit our     SERMON SERIES ACTS--After the death &                      Thrift Shop closed for summer
website at (which is under       resurrection of Jesus, God infused his church
                                                  with the Holy Spirit and sent us on mission to      Our Sunday worship services are linked with
construction and will be back working by Sep-
                                                  live out and build His kingdom.                         The Church of the Transfiguration
tember. We are handicap accessible. The
church office is opened Monday & Thursday 8                                                                   9 Two Bridges Rd in Towaco.
am to 2 pm.                                       SUNDAY (Main Auditorium) 9:00 & 10:15
                                                  AM (Blended Worship) 11:30 AM                             SUMMER WORSHIP HOURS
We are committed to living and sharing the        (Contemporary Worship)
good news of Jesus Christ with everyone, eve-                                                                       Sunday - 9:30 a.m.
rywhere, every day. . . .Welcome!                 Emergence (Ministry Center South) 9:00,
                                                  10:15, 11:30 AM & 6:30PM A progressive,             June 25 thru July 25 services held at:
                                                  casual church service. Come as you are.
                                                                                                             St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Meet Our Staff: Rev. Dr. Eugene Voss, Pastor;
Charles Postas, Worship & Music Minister;                                                                     211 Main Street, Lincoln Park
Carol Anderson, Office Staff, Betsy Voss, Chil-   Wayne Campus Jacksonville Chapel, 270 Par-
                                                  ish Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470. Main Auditorium         August 1 thru Sept. 5 services held at:
dren’s Ministries.                                (en Español) 9:30 & 11:15 AM. Children’s
Consistory Members: Elders: Craig Kozan,          Programs 9:30 AM Nursery thru 6th grade                     Church of the Transfiguration
Barbara Engelbart, Kathy Verduin, Dan Acker-      11:30 AM Nursery thru 5th grade.
                                                                                                              9 Two Bridges Road, Towaco
man, Karen Falduto, Janice DePatria. Deacons:
Nick Koldyk, Patty Fritz, Tom Zapf, Linda Fi-   Children’s Ministries LINCOLN PARK CAM-                      ST. ANDREW’S THRIFT SHOP
nelli, Steve Weidmann.                          PUS (LP). Infants thru Grade 5, 9:00 AM 10:15
                                                & 11:30 AM.                                           The Thrift Shop is closed for the summer.
Summer Worship times: During the summer                        Vacation Bible School July 19-         Thank you for your continued support. The
we have our 8 am service in our outdoor                        23rd, 9am-12:15pm, Kids—4 yr           shop will reopen and begin our 45th year of
chapel (weather permitting) & 10 am Sundays.                   old—4th grade, Middle School-          service to the community on Wednesday
Stop by and see us. Childcare is available from                Completed 5th grade-completed          September 8th. No donations will be ac-
10 am to 11:00 am.                                             8th grade.                             cepted over the summer unless drop
                                                                                                      off is arranged in advance by calling the
Mondays: Consistory the second Monday of     Student Ministries (LP) MIDDLE                           church office at 973-694-5915. PLEASE
the month                                    SCHOOLERS: This summer we are starting a                 DO NOT LEAVE ITEMS OUTSIDE
                                             study for middle schoolers about the life of Je-         OUR DOORS. THANK YOU.
Wednesdays: Prayer Group 3 pm; AA Meeting
                                             sus. It's a video-driven discussion. It will run all
8 pm                                         summer until August 29th. The study will be                       Busy Beaver Nursery School
Thursdays: Choir Practice 7:00 pm (2nd & 4th meeting at 11:30 am in Room #113 in the Cen-
Thursday); The Praise Band Practice 7:00 pm  tral Worship Center.                                              OPEN HOUSE – July 14
(1st, 3rd & 5th Thursday)                    VBS – Middle School students come to VBS for                           7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
                                                  fun, games, and bible message. Starts July 19th –
                                                                                                                    Preschool Classes
Vacation Bible School will be July 26th to        23rd. Meet in the Nxt-Gen Building from 9 AM
July 30th. 6 PM to 8:15 PM. Ages 4 through 5th                                                                     Full Day or Half Day
                                                  – Noon.
grade. Older children are welcome to be
                                                  Care Ministries (LP) LifeGivers- Support                      3 Days or 5 Days a Week
counselors (but will need to attend a training
                                                  group for those dealing with life-threatening
prior). This year the theme is GALACTIC                                                                     REGISTRATION DEADLINE
                                                  illness, their caregivers and those who want to
BLAST. Call the church office for applica-
                                                  help. 2nd & 4th Monday of each month in the                           JULY 31st
tions or send an email request. Sign up today!
Tell your friends, cousins, nieces, nephews and   Ministry Center South: 7 – 9 PM.                    Beginning in September, Busy Beaver will
grandchildren. Mom and Dad can use this           Overcomers - Support group for anyone whose         offer full day preschool classes (9:00 a.m.
alone time to go to dinner or just chillax! We    life is affected by an addictive behavior. Tues-    –2:45 p.m.), and half day classes (9:00 a.m.-
look forward to seeing our old friends and                                                            noon) available for either 3 or 5 days a week
                                                  days in the Ministry Center South, 7:00 PM.
making new ones.                                                                                      for children ages 3 and 4. Registrations are
                                                  Women’s LIFE (LP) SUMMER BREEZE –                   now being taken and classes are filled on a
                                                  June 30: Learn & Laugh, July 14: Sing & Share       first come first serve basis. (Children must
                                                  July 28: Games & Gab. All at 7 PM in the Minis-     age 3 or 4 by Oct. 1, 2010) Call 973-694-
                                                                                                      2358 for information.
                                                  try Center South
                                    Local Church News

            . Abundant
                     Life                                                                                       Busy Beaver
                                                                St. Joseph’s
                                                                                                               Nursery School
           Worship Center                      Submitted by: Lorraine Thiery
                                                                                                   Submitted by: Kathy Nardone
   Submitted by: Rosemarie Orsita              We are located at 216 Comly Road (across
                                               from Beaver Brook Gardens)
                                                                                                               OPEN HOUSE
   ALL WELCOME! If you need additional Parish Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00                                          July 14
   information, please call our church office at a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Parish Office: 973-696-
   973-694-9998.                                  4411. Religious Education: 973-694-8289                           7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
                                                  Fax: 973-305-8466. Youth Ministry:
   Weekly Services: Sunday Worship 10:00          973.694.5844.                       Full day – Full week preschool
   am: Our Sunday morning worship is a time
   for the entire family to come to church and                                             REGISTER NOW!!
   be ministered to. There is a complete          We invite you to celebrate the Eucharist:
   children’s church program for infants thru Saturday Evening: 5:30 pm. Sunday: 8:00              Beginning in September, Busy Beaver Nurs-
   12 years of age. These programs are                                                             ery School will offer parents several new
                                                  am, 10:00 a.m., and 12:00 noon. Monday:
   designed to make attending church both fun                                                      preschool options for their 3 and 4 year
   and educational for children while also        7:00 pm followed by a Miraculous Medal
   allowing the parents the freedom to enjoy Novena. Tuesday - Friday 8:00 am. Holy                olds. In order to assist parents who have
   worshipping without any distractions. Our Days Times will be announced in the bulletin          needed extended preschool hours, Busy
   Sunday service consists of lively and          as well as from the altar. Sacrament of Rec-     Beaver will offer the following classes for
   inspirational music and the dynamic            onciliation: Saturdays from 4:30 to 5:00 PM      both three year old and four year old
   preaching of God’s Holy Word, the Bible.
   There is also prayer for the sick and the      YEAR OF THE PRIEST: The Catholic                 preschoolers:
   belief that God is still able to do wonderful Church designated 2010 as the “Year of the
   and miraculous things for his children         Priest.” As the year begins to wind down,                     *Full day Preschool:
   today. Warning: these services have been St. Joseph Parish salutes and thanks our
   known to change people’s lives. You may        priests, Rev. Philip LeBeau, pastor, and                      9:00 a.m. until 2:45 p.m.
   leave them filled with the power of God,       Rev. Robert Norton, OFM, parochial vicar,
   his unspeakable joy, a renewed sense of        for their dedication and service to the people               three or five days a week
   hope & faith, a better marriage, and a smile of our parish.
   on your face. People may not recognize                                                                       *Half day Preschool
   you.                                           RELIGIOUS EDUCATION: Re-registration
                                                                                                                     9:00 a.m. - noon
   Wednesday Bible Study 7:30 pm: Our forms have been mailed to all families who
   mid-week Bible study is a chance to learn      participated in the religious education pro-
                                                                                                               three or five days a week
   and to ask questions about the word of         gram this past year for grades K-8. Com-
   God in a casual and informal setting. Cof- pleted forms are due back by August 1,
   fee is available in this classroom setting.    2010. If you were currently enrolled and         Parents have been trusting Busy Beaver for
   Detailed studies of biblical themes along      did not receive a form, please call the parish   their children’s first school experiences for
   with practical topics such as: marriages, the office.                                           38 years. Our proven curriculum is taught by
   family, finances and dealing with emotional                                                     dedicated teachers in a warm, loving, and
   hurts are just some of the subjects that we Registration for new students is also taking
   openly discuss. There is a complete chil-                                                       individual manner so each child is made to
                                                  place. All Catholic children attending public
   dren’s church program for infant thru 12       school should be attending religious educa-      feel cared for and unique. Parents are invited
   years of age every Wednesday.                  tion classes. Our program begins with Kin-       to participate in classes, accompany us on
   The Bible is the most purchased book of all dergarten and continues through Grade 11.           field trips and be our class helpers on holi-
   time; it is also the most unread book of all New registration must be completed at the          days. When you send your child to Busy
   time. Most people claim to believe in the      parish office Monday through Friday, 9:00        Beaver, you are not just “dropping
   Bible yet have no idea what it says. Are       am to 4:00 PM. A copy of baptismal certifi-      them off at school”. You are leaving
   your spiritual beliefs in line with the scrip- cate is required for each new child regis-
                                                                                                   them in the care of teachers who will
   tures?                                         tered. Families must be registered mem-
                                                                                                   nurture them and their love of school
   • Thursdays: 9:30 am Women connect- bers of the parish when registering for the                 and learning.
         ing to Women Bible Study at the          program.
         church                                   For more information or to request forms,        Please stop by to see what Busy Beaver has
   Events:                                        please call 973.696.4411, x10. For families      to offer your preschooler during our Open
                                                  wishing to register a child for our Confirma-
   Every other month we have a ladies night, tion Program (Grades 9-11), please contact            House on Wednesday, July 14th from
   where our ladies come together for prayer                                                       7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. REGISTRA-
                                                  our Youth Ministers, Kenneth & Jennifer
   and a time of fellowship. Every other                                                           TION DEADLINE IS JULY 31st. Busy Beaver
   month we have a men’s night, where the         Shirkey at 973.694.5844 or email jen-
                                                                      is a New Jersey State licensed preschool.
   men come together for prayer and a time
   of fellowship. Every month we have a
                                                                                                   We are located in Lincoln Park at 211 Main
   youth activity, where the youth come to-
                                                  The Legion of Mary Ministry meets each           Street in Thorpe Hall (at the intersection of
   gether for fun and fellowship. Age 13-18.      Saturday @ 1PM in Room 10 of the school.         Main Street and Chapel Hill Road. - The
                                                  The Knights of Columbus collect aluminum
   Please call for further information.                                                            same building as St. Andrew’s Thrift Shop)
                                                  cans every Saturday morning between 9 am
                                                  and 11 am. The Warming Bee Ministry has          Please call for more information 973-694-
                                                  gone on summer hiatus and will reconvene         2358.
                                                  in September.

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                                                  A-2035: Increases threshold amount at which             S-1351: Revises law concerning meetings of
        New Laws &                                MLUL escrow deposits must be deposited in               public bodies to provide greater public access
                                                  interest bearing accounts
     Pending Legislation                                                                                  to meetings and to information about meetings
                                                  A-2555: Permits free municipal library funding to       S-1352: Makes certain changes to open public
Source: NJLM Legislative Bulletin—March, April    be based on actual requirements instead of fixed
2010                                                                                                      records act; formally names open public record
                                                  statutory tax rate
                                                                                                          act “Martin O’Shea Open Public Records Act”
New Laws:                                         A-2556: Prohibits dual elective office holding and
S-2: Makes various pension system                 holding of elective office and public office or posi-   SCR-48: Proposes Constitutional amendment
changes concerning eligibility, retirement        tion                                                    to limit assessment of homestead real property
allowance formula, compensation defini-           A-2557: Makes various changes to “Uniform               A-120: Clarifies procedure for determination
tion, position eligible for service credit,
non-forfeitable rights, prosecutors part,         Recall Election Law”                                    of discount for prepayment and interest for
PFRS special retirement, employer contri-         A-2582: Authorizes hiring preference for veter-         delinquency on property taxes and municipal
butions                                           ans and non-civil service jurisdictions                 charge
S-4: Makes various changes concerning             A-2614: Repeals law allowing PERS member to             A-2119: Includes e-mail addresses in list of
payments to public employees for unused           retire with PERS pension and continue to receive        confidential items to be redacted from public
sick leave, sick leave injury in State service,   salary for current PERS-covered elective office         records under OPRA
and PERS and TPAF disability retirement
                                                  A-2619: Revises process for awarding of certain         A-2120: Requires 25 percent of playground
S-921: Exempts solar panels from impervi-         local public contracts
ous surface or impervious coverage desig-                                                                 equipment to be accessible by disabled persons
nation                                            AR-57: Constitutes Assembly Budget Committee            A-2132: Permits local taxing district to refund
                                                  to investigate management of the “Special Munici-       overpayment of property tax monies paid
S-82: Modifies development applications           pal Aid Act” State and program by DCA; grants
process under the “Municipal Land Use                                                                     more than three years ago in certain circum-
                                                  committee subpoena power
Law”                                                                                                      stances
                                                  A-2289: Exempts solar panels from impervious            A-2138: Establishes death benefit for certain
S-828: Extends time period for renewal of         surface or impervious cover designation                 first aid volunteers and volunteer firefighters
lapsed alcoholic beverage retail license
                                                  S-874: Permits cancellation of municipal charges        A-2165: Requires municipalities to include
Pending Legislation:                              and fees under $10                                      unique indentifier on signs at certain handi-
A-575: Prohibits public safety directors          S-975: Clarifies that “entering” a public place for     capped parking spots
from exercising police powers                     a drug deal is conduct included in C.2C:33-2.1
                                                                                                          A-2194: “Property Assessment Appeal Trans-
A-1258: Requires projects with State of           S-1111: Lowers age of eligibility for surviving         parency Act”; revises content of required an-
local financing to be built to high perform-      spouse under homestead property tax reimburse-
ance green building standards and provides                                                                nual notification of real property assessment
                                                  ment program; extends payment of homestead
for performance review and annual report.         property tax reimbursement to non-eligible sur-         A-2263: Requires municipal governing bodies
A-1480: Clarifies powers of public safety                                                                 and boards of education to provide sufficient
                                                  viving spouse for portion
directors                                                                                                 time for all requested public comment at open
                                                  S-1446: Provides one-third of motor vehicle fine        public meetings
A-1883: Establishes 25-cent municipal             money’s generated through State Police issued
court surcharge for all violations; creates       tickets go to municipality where violation oc-          A-2264: ?Requires local unit to make adopted
grant program for animal shelters funded                                                                  budget available for inspection by public office,
by surcharge.                                                                                             without written request, and to make copies
A-1896: Requires municipality to comply           S-1504: Provides immunity to law enforcement            available at reasonable fee
                                                  officers who, in good faith, release driver in viola-
with State audit prior to receiving State aid                                                             A-2265: Changes home elevation permit
                                                  tion of provisional driver’s license law
A-2019: Reduces amount of Special Mu-                                                                     height requirement in flood prone areas
nicipal Aid and extraordinary aid awarded         S-1595: Requires mandatory audit of new voter
to municipalities that have not set limits on     registration records before an election and of          A-2275: Prohibits first responders from dis-
the amount of supplemental compensation           absentee and provisional ballots after an election      seminating photographs of accident victims and
paid to employees for unused sick and                                                                     patients to public without consent of victim or
                                                  in randomly selected districts
vacation leave.                                                                                           patient
                                                  S-1596: Requires excuse for voting by mail-in-
A-2023: Prohibits certain political subdivi-                                                              A-2279: Standardizes maximum fine for viola-
sion from awarding longevity-based bene-          ballot
                                                                                                          tion of municipal and county Ordinances and
fits to their employees                           S-1647: Authorizes local law enforcement agen-          Resolution at $2,000.
A-2024: Prohibits annual bonuses for per-         cies to hire laid-off Department of the Army po-
                                                  lice officers without utilizing certain Civil Service   A-2281: Increases income eligibility limit for
fect attendance and the non-use of sick
                                                                                                          reduction or abatement of municipal or county
leave                                             lists.
                                                                                                          utility authority fees
A-2025: Prohibits terminal leave compen-          S-1661: Requires candidates for school board
sation for local government employees             member and local elective office to file financial      A-2481: Imposes temporary rollback and
                                                  disclosure statement on or before 10th day fol-         freeze on property tax bills to 2009 amounts,
A-2160: Increases and indexes maximum                                                                     beginning August, 2010, until State unemploy-
homestead property tax deduction under            lowing deadline for filing nominating petitions for
                                                  that office                                             ment rate falls below seven percent
gross income tax
A-2526: Requires posting on State and             S-1704: Permits voter registration up to 14 days        A-2494: Authorizes property tax levy cap
local government websites information             before election.                                        banking by local units and boards of education.
concerning assignment and use of vehicles

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