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My Walking Oakland 2015 by Martin Treich

My Walking Oakland 2015 by Martin Treich »

My Walking Oakland 2015 by Martin Treich I enjoy doing quests as they help me focus on a goal and give me something to strive for. Last year I focused on a quest to finish...

Jun 8 2015 /Read More »
What can be done about the proposed Bi-County property development?

What can be done about the proposed Bi-County property development? »

What can be done about the proposed Bi-County property development? At a recent rally to save High Mountain, the mayors of Oakland (Linda Schwager) and Wayne (Christopher Vergano), the Sierra Club of New Jersey (Executive...

May 26 2015 /Read More »
The Walking Path Construction is now COMPLETE!

The Walking Path Construction is now COMPLETE! »

The Walking Path Construction is now COMPLETE! What started as an idea 8 years ago by Kelly Clark and her girl scout troop (those girls are probably in college now) grew into something that is...

May 1 2015 /Read More »
Oakland Makes ‘100 Safest Cities in America Report’

Oakland Makes ‘100 Safest Cities in America Report’ »

What? 19 New Jersey Cities Make ‘100 Safest Cities in America Report’ Including Oakland and Wyckoff! Where? http://www.safewise.com/safest-cities-america When? On April 27th, SafeWise released the 100 Safest Cities in America report. New Jersey had the...

Apr 27 2015 /Read More »
Oakland actor Connor Kikot in “True Story”

Oakland actor Connor Kikot in “True Story” »

Oakland actor Connor Kikot is on the big screen beginning this week playing the son, Zachary Longo, of Christian Longo who is portrayed by James Franco in the new thriller “True Story”. This is Connor’s...

Apr 21 2015 /Read More »

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Local Events

On the Job – June 30, 2015 »

On the Job – June 30, 2015

JUNE 23: Officer Bart Pagerie investigated a walk in complaint regarding an Oakland resident being the victim of identity theft. The resident stated that...

Jun 30 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – June 24, 2015 »

On the Job – June 24, 2015

JUNE 13: Officer Gary Fiore responded to a residence on Waters Edge to investigate a theft of a diamond ring valued at $5500. Report...

Jun 24 2015 / Read More »

Sculptures of Steel with Dave Frieder, the Bridge Man »

Sculptures of Steel with Dave Frieder, the Bridge Man

Sculptures of Steel with Dave Frieder, the Bridge Man Oakland Public Library Thursday, July 16, 2015 6:30 PM Dave Frieder’s Sculptures of Steel takes...

Jun 23 2015 / Read More »

Local Businessman participates in U.S. Army War College seminar »

Local Businessman participates in U.S. Army War College seminar

Gregory Copeland, President, File Bank, Oakland NJ, participated in the U.S. Army War College 61st Annual National Security Seminar in Carlisle, Pa., June 1-4,...

Jun 16 2015 / Read More »

St. Alban’s Pre-School Summer Session »

St. Alban’s Pre-School Summer Session

In addition to our regular summer activities, this year we will also feature special math classes that will provide students the opportunity to explore...

Jun 11 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – June 11, 2015 »

On the Job – June 11, 2015

JUNE 7: Officer Keith Docwra investigated a complaint of a theft made by a resident of Spruce St. The victim stated that an unknown...

Jun 11 2015 / Read More »

Announcements

July Special Events at the Oakland Public Library »

July Special Events at the Oakland Public Library

July Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) Paper airplane enthusiasts will be creating a variety of planes on Thursday, July 2 from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. in the Pat Turnier Craft Room. There will be a special “Fly-Zone” for testing the finished...

Jun 29 2015 / Read More »

The Sustainable Garden with Elaine Silverstein – Rescheduled »

The Sustainable Garden with Elaine Silverstein – Rescheduled

The Sustainable Garden program, with horticulturalist and columnist Elaine Silverstein has been rescheduled for Monday July 13 at 6:30 pm . Ms. Silverstein, who is certified in Sustainable Landscape Management by the NY Botanical Gardens will present a program on garden design that focuses on...

Jun 27 2015 / Read More »

Mary Mancuso-Englander Exhibit »

Mary Mancuso-Englander Exhibit

Art Exhibit Mary Mancuso-Englander July in the Gallery at the Oakland Library Mary Mancuso-Englander, who grew up in Oakland, and now practices General Dentistry in Fair Lawn, NJ, will be exhibiting her oil paintings during the month of July at the Oakland Library in the...

Jun 23 2015 / Read More »

Sculptures of Steel with Dave Frieder, the Bridge Man »

Sculptures of Steel with Dave Frieder, the Bridge Man

Sculptures of Steel with Dave Frieder, the Bridge Man Oakland Public Library Thursday, July 16, 2015 6:30 PM Dave Frieder’s Sculptures of Steel takes you on a journey to the top of the NY Bridges that he has climbed, photographs that he took, what he...

Jun 23 2015 / Read More »

Calendar

Calendar »

CalendarSee what's happening in Oakland....

Oct 15 2012 / Comments Off / Read More »

Say, It’s Not Okay »

Say, It’s Not OkayLocal leaders, children, parents and grandparents, come together in a video to get people to say, It's Not OKay. The video was produced as a...

Oct 10 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

The Real Housewives of NJ »

The Real Housewives of NJThe Housewives of New Jersey, a.k.a The Housewives of Franklin Lakes, has inspired a new spin-off that will be filmed entirely in Oakland, NJ –...

Oct 9 2012 / 5 comments / Read More »

Oakland Time Travels

Boroughitis – The NJ Disease That Created Oakland

Boroughitis – The NJ Disease That Created Oakland

Boroughitis The NJ Disease That Created Oakland By Kevin Heffernan On April 8, 1902 Oakland seceded from Franklin Township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature. Hurrah! And in the words of...

Jun 17, 2014 / More »

An Accidental Anthropologist

Cabbage Night to You, Mischief Night to Me

Cabbage Night to You, Mischief Night to Me

By Veronica MacDonald Ditko An Accidental Anthropologist Does it happen to you? Does your hair stand straight up on your neck on the night of October 30? Call it what you want: Cabbage...

Jul 10, 2014 / More »

Ryan Schwertfeger

Some Things Can Change, Are You Letting Others Stay the Same?

Some Things Can Change, Are You Letting Others Stay the Same?

Some Things Can Change, Are You Letting Others Stay the Same? By Ryan Schwertfeger I believe that 2015 will be a year of great and noticeable change. Not because of New Year’s resolutions,...

Jan 10, 2015 / More »

Ted Odenwald

So Anyway

So Anyway

John Cleese. So Anyway. NY: Crown Publishing, 2014 As reviewed by Ted Odenwald Several generations will remember John Cleese as the hilariously inept and insecure hotel keeper in “Fawlty Towers,” as a number...

Jun 19, 2015 / More »

Travel

Are American Schools Flailing?

Are American Schools Flailing?

American schools are flailing – that is not a typo. The educational industry in America, and many elected officials, are flailing their arms crying how America’s educational system is failing. These cries of...

Sep 4, 2013 / More »

Odds & Ends

Job Opening

Job Opening

Large manufacturing firm seeking a customer relations specialist. Good pay, benefits room to advance in a growing industry. Firm has six locations in Tri-State area, current position in North Jersey. Please send e-mail...

May 30, 2014 / More »

In Your Face Cuisine

Bunny Cake

Bunny Cake

Bunny Cake By Marci Sorce of Sit Drink Eat I am very sorry it has been so long since my last blog!  It’s been crazy with the kids off school and then I...

Apr 15, 2014 / More »

Teen Book Reviews

October 2013 Teen Book Reviews

October 2013 Teen Book Reviews

The Program Suzanne Young Teenage suicide has become an international epidemic, ending in the death of one out of every three teens in the United States, and as a result a few larger...

Oct 5, 2013 / More »
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