Friday, May 3, 2013
New activities and programs will be offered this year.
The Boys & Girls Club of Wayne is accepting applications for its summer camp. New programs and activities will be offered this year, including field trips, swimming, sports, computer classes, and arts and crafts. Camp begins July 1. Nine weekly sessions will be held through Aug. 30. The camp is open for children entering kindergarten though the eighth grade. For more information or to download a registration form, contact Dave Font at 973-956-0033 or visit the summer camp website.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Painting and drawing classes designed to introduce students to art.
The Boys & Girls Club of Wayne will host two art workshops for children beginning in early October. The Art Workshop will give children to learn and use paint, markers, and colored pencils to create collages. Supplies will be provided. The workshop is for children in kindergarten through second grade. Michelle Winick will teach the workshop. Winich is an interior designer and artist. She launched her own line of interior paints earlier this year. The Pencil Art Workshop will allow children to be taught how to create artwork using pencils. Winick’s father Jerry will lead the Pencil Art Workshop. His work has been shown at The Paterson Museum and in many art galleries in New York and New Jersey. The class is for children in third through …
Friday, May 18, 2012
Board members apologize to packed room at a meeting on Thursday night, say they could have done a better job informing community leaders of the changes.
Residents and leaders of various Wayne athletic organizations expressed their displeasure with the Board of Education Thursday regarding the district’s policy that requires local community organizations to pay fees to use district-owned facilities, mainly sports fields. The board approved the revised policy late last month. The changes go into effect July 1. Jason Krakower, a member of the board of directors of the Wayne Soccer Club said that the organization might have to either cut services next season to compensate for paying to use school athletic fields or raise its $425 participation fee. The organization is a not-for-profit entity. The club operates nine months a year. Krakower said the soccer club never paid to use a facility …
Monday, May 14, 2012
The field is used by the Challenger division of Wayne Little League. The two-team division caters exclusively to special needs children.
The Challenger division of the Wayne Little League will receive more than $92,000 from the Passaic County Open Space Trust Fund to help pay for improvements to its baseball field. Local, county, and state officials were at the team’s field for a ceremonial check presentation on Saturday. The field is located next to the Wayne Boys & Girls Club. The Challenger division is exclusively for special needs children. Each of the participants is paired with an older partner who encourages and assists them to try their best. The two-team division was founded a few years ago. The funds will be used to help pay for handicapped ramps and improvements to the field. “It’s a tremendous program. We started out with 10 kids and now look, at us,” said Joe …
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Players must be registered by June 4.
The Boys & Girls Club of Wayne is accepting registrations for its fall football program. The program is open to Wayne residents in grades kindergarten through eight. Practices begin in August; the season runs until November. Residents can meet with coaches and register their children for the program Saturday, May 5 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and May 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Coaches in the program have more than 20 years of experience and played at Wayne Hills, Wayne Valley, and DePaul Catholic high schools. The registration fee is $150. Players must be registered by June 4. Registrations are available online. For more information, call Adrian Polanco, Greg Nasissi, or Mike Starrs, at 973-956-0033 between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. or e-mail …