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, March 28,19»1 'Leader' Among Winners Of Chamber Awards Ten "Faith in Westfield" certificates leers. will be presented during the Weslfield For excellent press coverage and Area Chamber of Commerce Annual advertising of local businesses, Th* Awards dinner to be held Wednesday, Wesfield trader will be among those April 10,atThe West wood restaurant receiving awards. in Garwood. The new management and staff of These awards are given annually _ the newspaper are being recognized in recognition of outstanding contri- ' as supportive and responsive cham- butions within Ihe Westfield business ber members. community or exemplary commit- James D.Palmerof 1st Nationwide ment to service in the communitty- Bank, the Chamber Vice President for Retail, will be thanked for hit * Sevwal "Faith in Westfield" cer- commitment of time and energy to * tificates will be presented for unique the successful promotions of the contributions to the quality of life in Chanber Intown group. Westfield. Mrs. SusanAuerandMrs. Kathleen Ralph H.Jones, Ihe Town Historian, Preziosa, the twin sisters who own . will be honored for communicating Robert E. Drunner Opticians, will be FORCOMMUNITYSERVICE~TneWc Squrf^l^ the history of the West Fields through applauded forlheirbusiness acumen. iwardi dlnmf «• April II for 40 y u n of service to In* town. newspaper columns, talks to com- After apprenticing under Mr. munity groups, and leadership in the Brunner for many yean and becom- Marcotte, for significant improve- Weslfield Historical Society. ing licensed opticians, they bought • ments to the 1 IS Elm Street building Dr. B. Carol Molnar will be cited the business four yean ago and are in which his restaurant is housed and for extensive commitment to com- now in the process of buying *nd for bringing enthusiastic diners into munity organizations. improving the building at 100 East the central business district. She serves on such bodies as the Broad Street. Those who with to meet these Westfield Board of Education, the Other "Faith in Westfield" recipi- "Fiith in Westfield" recipients at the Planning Board, the Beautification ents wilj be: Lord & Taylor for annual awards dinner may make Committee of the Westfield Area bringing its new facility and increased reservations by telephoning the Chamber of Commerce and Youth customer traffic to Westfield, and Ken chamber at 233-3021. and Family Counseling Services. The Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad, celebrating its 40th anniver- sary, will be praised for the many hours of competent and compas- Town Animator Wins Ralph H. Jones sionate service rendered to the whole community by its dedicated volun- A Top Spot on 'Simpsons' By R.R. FASZCZEWSKl York City, the aspiring animation SMl •Hinj Ti WfiUU* artist returned to art school to com- For those Westfielders who shout plete the course. "Cowabonga" at the mention of In June. 1987 he worked on a television character Bart Simpson's Chiislmascartoon entitled Santa Bear name, a town animationexpen might forMichael Spom Animation in New be able to supply a free autograph. • Yo;k City and in January, 1988 re- Robert Anderson, a 1983 graduate lumed to Broadcast Starts to do sev- of Westfield High School, is the As- eral more McDonald'scommercials. sistant Director on the popular Fox This was followed by work for TelevisionThursday night show, "The several otheranimstion firms in New Simpsons." York City. A combination of a great amount Then last year, when work in the of skill sprinkled with equal amounts New York City animation industry JOURNALISTIC EXCELLENCE...MIM Kithlecn L. Gardner, the Special NEW RELEASES THIS WEEK: of good luck and a tremendous sense stowed down, Mr. Anderson decided Promo«iiHuDlrrctor,an<IRvlwrtR.F»£CKW]k.<,lhcMan«glng Editor,display of timing helped Mr. Anderson "land" to lake an automobile trip along the WestfleJd Area a copy of the award Tht WrslfieU Ltadtr will receive from the v MARCH 25- 31 the position, which enables him to West Coast. Chamber of Commerct on Wednesday. supervise the crew which lays out the Hoping for the "big break" in Hol- PRESUMED INNOCENT weekly animation scripts and lo ad- just their drawings and "time them lywood, he telephoned Klasky- Csupa, Incorporated, the producers Starring Harrison Ford . out," so they fit within the schedule of The Simpsons, form a pay tele- of the program be fore the episodes phone booth in Yellowstone Park and are shipped to Korea to be transformed arranged for an interview. WHITE PALACE into video film. After the interview they gave him Starring Susan Sarandon After graduating from the high an animation lesttocompleteathome. and James Spader school, M r. Anderson took a year off, In August he mailed the completed during which he worked in the town's lest back to David Silverman, the A&P and played Santa Claus at the Chief Director of Ihe program, and HENRY & JUNE Route No. 22 Christmas decorating Producer, Mrs. Sherry Gunther, hired store. him as a character layout artist. . Starring Fred Ward and Uma Thurman He then enrolled in an animation A week later she called him back course taught by Walt Disney Studios and offered him ihe Assistant Direc- animator Milton Neil at ah art school tor position. RENTAL COUPON BOOKS in Dover. During his third year in Ihe course, The rest, as they say, is history. Mr. Anderson probably would like ON SALE NOW! Mr. Anderson was hired to do tele- vision commercials for the lo aspire to attain the fame and fortune of Walt Disney, but for the time being McDonald'shamburgerchain, which heplarotoremaii]with7'W5 . p ¥ K u BOOK OF 20 RENTALS FOR $50 were staged by Broadcast Suits of which he calls "one of the best pro- BOOK OF 45 RENTALS FOR $100 New York City. grams on television," and lo one day EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS...Mrs. Kathleen Preziosa, Ml, and Mrs. Susan After the two-month stint in New direct his own episode. Aucr, Ihe uwnert or Robert E. BruniwrOpMciarMorWeslfMd, will receive an award recognizing thelrbuslmss acumen at Ihe April IOChamb*r of Commerce VIDEO VIDEO - 184 Elm Street Westfield - 654-9600 award dinner. Expanding Betting to Include Sports scription medicine. While it has Ihe thai, it is clean is to take steps to result of making New Jersey more promote New jersey's gaming in- Would Greatly Aid Seniors' Programs livable for people on fixed or limited dustry. IF YOU THINK By STATE SENATOR C. LOUIS BASSANO incomes, it also saves the health care system money in the long run. Senior' • citizens who might otherwise be in- One way of reviving interest in the casino industry would be to legalize sports belting. The Legislature over- YOU CAN'T AFFORD IT, It'is not surprising that the Casino Revenue Fund is dwindling. New Jersey is mired inarecession, and the turbing enough, it is even more worrisome in view of the state's de- pendence on gambling for revenues. stitutionalized because they can't afford the prescription drugsthey need are better able lo take care of them- looked legalized sports wagering when casino gambling was approved COME GET IT casino industry is stagnant. It may also be true that working people be- lieve they're taking a big enough One important program that is funded by the Casino Fund is Phar- maceutical Assistance for the Aged selves because of the drug program. It is because of this drug assistance more than a decade ago. Now, with Ihe state in economic disarray, the Legislature should debate the ques- ON THE HOUSE. gamble by living in the same state as Governor James J. Florio. And, while troubles of a key industry are dis- and Disabled. Through the program, senior and disabled citizens can de- fray the high cost of needed pre- and other programs for the elderly and disabled are so important that we • need to make the Casino Fund stronger. The only way to accomplish tion of whether to make sports betting legal. While legalized sports betting rrnghl nol be a panacea for New Jersey's fiscal problems, it is hard to deny its powerful appeal in view of the facls: Half of America's adult population bet oh the recent Super Bowl. The pool of bets exceeded $3 billion, only about 1 per cent of which were placed legally: In Nevada, where sports gambling LEAR] is legal, bookmakers raked in more than $3.5 million ofHhe estimated $40 million wagered on the game. If EXPERIENCE :at: it is clear that Americans like lo bet on sporls contests — and New Jerseyans are no exceptions—Ihenit is even clearer that New Jersey is missing its chance to energize its THE W A R D L A W- H A R T R I D G E S C H O O L casino industry and boost state rev- enues. H JT Mid-afternoon, when most school classes In the Upper School, all students develop end, is just the beginning ol new learning ex- their minds and bodies through participation I have been promoting legalized periences at the Wardlaw-HartrldgB School. in a broad rangeof sports and extra curricuiar sporisbelting at New Jersey's casino After classes that provide the si'ong and programs — football, soccer, field hockey, •tnd rucelrucks for years, and 1 have broad Intellectual and artistic background tennis, basketball, swimming, softball, base- introduced legislation thut would al- VARIABLE AND FIXED RATE HOME EQUITY LOANS that readies young people lor college and a ball, volleyball, chorus, band, drama, and a low voters lo decide (he issue lit the polls. And, while my legislation The appraised value of your New Jersey home and your ability to productive life, most Wardlaw-Hartrldge stu- variety of clubs. would put money towards property repay could be all It takes to assure that you never have to apply for dents head for any one of a host of after lux relief for,seniors. I urn more than school enrichments. This stimulating learning envlronmentsuc- a loan again...with Rainbow Reserve Home Equity Credit. Or, If htippytocon.fklerits wider potcntiiil, you prefer a fixed rate loan, check below and choose the combina- ceeds In building strong students. We are proud that 88% of our students are admitted including the upplictilion of sports tion that suits you best, In any event, If you'd like to get out from In the Lower School, they attend our After belling revenues to the senior citizen under, any one of these plans will help keep you on top of your School Program which offers a structured to their first choice college. drug assistance program iintl other financial affairs. stud/ hour. Afterwards, students explore their Come join us at our next Open House and programs. creativity In a wide variety of arts and crafts learn how your child can be a part ol the * 5 YKAR 1'IXKI) RATIO 9.50% and outdoor activities. Mere, the after school total learning experience of The Wardlaw- The immediate fisuil ndviinliigcs 10YKAR KIXK1) RATIO 10.00% hours are filled with fun and learning. Hartrldge School. aside, Icgnlizcd sporls belting would likuly briiuthc life inlo Atlantic City 15 YIOAR I'lXIOl) RATIO 10.50% CIIMIHIS, which have xputtcrcd In the Phone Consumer Loans at 201-967-1900 • OPEN HOUSE AI THE UPPER SCHOOL • lust two ycnr.s,iiiKl the Ntftlo'itfJHgging for more Information and an application. liofKc racing industry. Addltionully, FOR GRADES 8-12 — THURSDAY, APRIL 4 AT 9:00AM mob-run bookiniiking opcritliutiN (HiHcsonKainlxjwKrsrivclliHiipl i|iin/CrMWiKCt;iliiiliilP(lat 2 percentage would bcHintmlicd, juHt IIH llie lottery |KI»IIS>IIXJV<! tlH'titiiiii-'Mlra'. M'lHHlr'tiintlK.' W,ill Street Journ.it On fixed Mtc home equity kmm. .in i>|i|jl« .MKWI Fre nf 'j I )'.> .i|>|>h(."i ,n vwll , » a nornin.il Ming fee. • LOWER SCHOOL ENTRANCE TESTING • clcciiuiilcd the Illegal uumbcm racket. I k N hmeyiiiiiix'rtir'i. I f.iirnlyiiiiKs. owner occupied only) FOR GRADES 1-7 — SATURDAY, APRIL 13 AT 8:30AM more Importunity, how- ever, MilmtlegalNpurtH belling would Upper School • 1295 Inman Avenue • Edison, NJ 08820 • (201) 754-1882 remove from iho liuokN an uiiiiilr mid Hudson City Savings Bank Lower School • 1040 Plalniiald Avenuo • Plalnflald, NJ 07060 • (201) 756-0035 iiiiciifureciiblcliiwiiiidgivoihuiwiindN of New Jcrneymis llio chance to do Mew J r r . r y •> l,HJ'/"i wlmt ilioy liko openly mid honestly.
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