Dog Park fundraising gets the go ahead

It is with excitement that I can relay to you that I have received the go-ahead to start fundraising for the dog park! My involvement with this project began in 2008, when I had to propose something that would benefit our community as an eighth-grade assignment at Valley Middle School. […]


January 2017 Events at the Library

January Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) Tots Library Club is an unstructured, early literacy experience for 0 to 24-month-olds and their caregiver. TLC will be held on Thursdays in the Oakland Public Library’s story gallery starting Thursday, January 19, and ending June 8. Come for playtime […]


Award winning artist Roberta Oliver Exhibit at the Library

Award winning artist Roberta Oliver will be exhibiting her water colors at the Oakland Library during the month of December. Ms. Oliver has studied at several private art schools in Florida and New Jersey including the Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair; Anna Maria Island Art League; Longboat Key Art […]


Barnstable Academy Teams Up with Oakland Businesses Collecting for Toys For Tots

Barnstable Academy Teams Up with Oakland Businesses Collecting for Toys For Tots By Lizanne M. Coyne Oakland, NJ, December 2, 2016 – Barnstable Academy conducted a school-wide Toy Drive in conjunction with the U.S. Marie Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign. Led by Barnstable’s Parent Ambassador’s, the drive collected more […]


Ramapo Valley Baptist Church Announces Advent and Christmas Service Schedule

The Ramapo Valley Baptist Church at 150 Franklin Ave, Oakland, announces its Advent and Christmas Service schedule. Each Sunday during Advent we will have a special advent candle lighting ceremony during our worship service.  Saturday 12/3 our kids will perform their Christmas Pageant at 7 PM.  The highlight of the […]