REED’S Garden Grows Gold

REED’S Garden Grows Gold by Meghan Halloran As an Ambassador Girl Scout in Troop 70305 and senior at Indian Hills High School in Oakland, I recently completed a project for my Girl Scout Gold Award entitled, “REED’S Garden”. Over the past two years, I have spent more than 80 hours […]


Spring Concert to benefit the IHHS Performing Arts Association

The North Jersey Concert Band will be sponsoring a Spring Concert to benefit the Indian Hills High School Performing Arts Association to be held at the Indian Hills High School, located at 97 Yawpo Avenue in Oakland, on Friday May 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM. Please join us as Director […]


April, 2018 Special Events at the Oakland Public Library

“Tail Waggin’ Tutors” is an opportunity for Oakland children, ages 5 & up, to read to a very lovable dog. Daisy, and her “Mom”, Jeannie, will visit the Library on Tuesday, April 10th from 6:30 to 7:00 pm. Daisy is a registered therapy dog with Therapy Dogs International. Each child […]


In the Midst of Winter: A Novel

Isabel Allende. In the Midst of Winter: A Novel. New York: Atria Books, 2017. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald Isabel Allende’s novel has the makings of a mystery: a young woman’s frozen body is discovered in the trunk of a car driven by an illegal, unlicensed alien, who is working […]


OAKLAND – Back to Yesterday 5

OAKLAND – Back to Yesterday By Bradford Boone Memories of Oakland may be slightly shaded these days. What remains, however, are a multitude of impressions treasured by a young man who lived through the depression era in a quaint, bucolic village cradled in the Ramapo Valley. Yet, the roads, grasslands, […]


Sunday Afternoon Concert, Love from Brazil

The New Friends of the Oakland Public Library is pleased to announce the upcoming Sunday Afternoon Concert, Love from Brazil, on Sunday, March 18 at 4:00 PM Presbyterian Church of New Jersey, 222 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland Int’l Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Mark Sganga & Bassist Martin Pizzarelli bring the fantastic […]