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Oakland Mom’s new catering business now offers kids’ classes and more

Oakland Mom’s new catering business now offers kids’ classes and more »

Recently Oakland mom Marci Sorce opened Kitchen Catering in Waldwick. As an off premise catering facility and meals to go service they can handle any event from intimate dinner parties to Corporate & School Boxed...

Jun 25 2014 /Read More »
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 Martin King, Jr., we finally...

Jun 17 2014 /Read More »
The Unauthorized Biography of the Founder of Oakland David C. Bush

The Unauthorized Biography of the Founder of Oakland David C. Bush »

The Unauthorized Biography of the Founder of Oakland David C. Bush By Kevin Heffernan It may be that many in Oakland have heard of David C. Bush and it’s probably that most might even be aware of...

Jun 10 2014 /Read More »
Who Is to Deem What Pop Culture Is Right Now

Who Is to Deem What Pop Culture Is Right Now »

Who Is to Deem What Pop Culture Is Right Now By Ryan Schwertfeger Pop culture is supposedly all around us in how we dress, what music we listen to, and what we see on television. Sadly however,...

Jun 9 2014 /Read More »
2014 Heroin Initiative leads to 3 local arrests

2014 Heroin Initiative leads to 3 local arrests »

The  8-week initiative of the Bergen County prosecutors office as led to the arrest of three FLOW residents from Oakland and Franklin Lakes, as well as numerous residents from neighboring towns like Wayne, Mahwah and...

Jun 4 2014 /Read More »

Local Events

On the Job - July 24, 2014 »

On the Job - July 24, 2014

JULY 14: A resident of Park Dr reported a theft of prescription medication from her residence. Incident investigated by Officer Daniel Kern. JULY...

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »

On the Job - July 14, 2014 »

On the Job - July 14, 2014

JULY 7:  While on patrol, Officer Bryan Rowin located an Oakland resident who was riding a bicycle along Lakeside Blvd who was known to...

Jul 14 2014 / Read More »

Massage 4 U employee charged with Prostitution - UPDATED »

Massage 4 U employee charged with Prostitution - UPDATED

Today after an approximate 2 month long investigation, The Oakland Police Department arrested Haiian Jin, age 42, of Flushing Queens, NY for engaging in...

Jul 9 2014 / Read More »

On the Job - July 7, 2014 »

On the Job - July 7, 2014

JUNE 29:  While on patrol Officer Michael Catenacci initiated a motor vehicle stop on West Oakland Ave that resulted in the arrest of a...

Jul 7 2014 / Read More »

On the Job - July 1, 2014 »

On the Job - July 1, 2014

JUNE 23:  While on patrol, Officer Bryan Rowin initiated a motor vehicle stop on Hillside Ave that resulted in the arrest of a twenty-nine...

Jul 1 2014 / Read More »

On the Job - June 25, 2014 »

On the Job - June 25, 2014

JUNE 16:  Officer Gary Gusterson investigated a complaint of fraud/theft of services at Portobello’s Banquets.  The restaurant owner stated that for the past four...

Jun 25 2014 / Read More »

Announcements

FREE COOKING CLASSES AT SHOPRITE OF OAKLAND: »

FREE COOKING CLASSES AT SHOPRITE OF OAKLAND:

FREE COOKING CLASSES AT SHOPRITE OF OAKLAND: (14 post Rd) Toddlers Cooking Classes (recommended ages 2-4.5 years): Thursday, August 7th and Wednesday, August 27th at 10am Kids Cooking Classes (recommended ages 5-12 years): Thursday August 7th and Wednesday August 27th at 1pm NEW! Teens Cooking Classes (recommended ages 13-17);...

Jul 27 2014 / Read More »

HUGE RBARI Gift and Craft Sale »

HUGE RBARI Gift and Craft Sale

The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. is holding a huge sale at the Copper Tree Mall, 350 Ramapo Valley Road (Route 202) in Oakland, NJ on Friday, August 15th from 9am to 9pm and Saturday, August 16th from 9am to 3pm.  Find a wide range of...

Jul 25 2014 / Read More »

Go to The Barclay’s for Julia’s Butterfly Foundation »

Go to The Barclay’s for Julia’s Butterfly Foundation

Area golf fans can swing into action for Julia’s Butterfly Foundation, Inc. by supporting the upcoming PGA TOUR event, The BARCLAYS to be held at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, NJ, August 19th - 24th. You can purchase Good-Any-One-Day daily or weekly grounds passes for...

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »

August, 2014 Special Event at the Oakland Public Library »

August, 2014 Special Event at the Oakland Public Library

August Special Event at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) The Children’s Dept. of the Oakland Public Library will host the Twelfth Annual Kindergarten Kickoff on Wednesday, August 27 in the Library.  This is an opportunity for those children entering schools in Oakland to meet...

Jul 24 2014 / Read More »

Calendar

Calendar »

CalendarSee what's happening in Oakland....

Oct 15 2012 / No comment / 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 Martin King, Jr.,...

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 Night, Mischief...

Jul 10, 2014 / More »

Ryan Schwertfeger

Who Is to Deem What Pop Culture Is Right Now

Who Is to Deem What Pop Culture Is Right Now

Who Is to Deem What Pop Culture Is Right Now By Ryan Schwertfeger Pop culture is supposedly all around us in how we dress, what music we listen to, and what we see on television....

Jun 9, 2014 / More »

Ted Odenwald

Jackie and Campy: The Untold Story…

Jackie and Campy: The Untold Story…

William C. Kashatus. Jackie and Campy: The Untold Story of Their Rocky Relationship and the Breaking of Baseball’s Color Line. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2014. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald The names “Jackie”...

Jul 13, 2014 / 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 woe have...

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 was in...

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 cities have...

Oct 5, 2013 / More »
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