, 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
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
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-
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.