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Starting a discussion on Mental Illness

Starting a discussion on Mental Illness »

At the Mayor and Council Meeting 3/25/2015, George Gorman voiced his concerns about the ability to bring awareness to the residents of Oakland (especially teenagers) resources available for people who suffer from mental illness –...

Mar 30 2015 /Read More »
Oakland singer Amanda Leigh gets a Meghan Trainor makeover!!!

Oakland singer Amanda Leigh gets a Meghan Trainor makeover!!! »

Oakland singer Amanda Leigh got the Meghan Trainor makeover!!! She answered the call for: Seeking participants for a Meghan Trainor makeover. Producer states: “This is a branded documentary following Meghan Trainor behind the scenes as...

Mar 26 2015 /Read More »
Oakland Public Library  is now on Facebook!

Oakland Public Library is now on Facebook! »

Follow the Library on facebook for all the latest news, reminders of events and more… https://www.facebook.com/oplnj Oakland Public Library 2 Municipal Plaza Oakland, New Jersey 07436 201-337-3742 website: http://www.oaklandnjlibrary.org/...

Mar 20 2015 /Read More »
Dogwood Daisy’s make the world a better place

Dogwood Daisy’s make the world a better place »

The Dogwood Kindergarten Daisy Troop have completed a project to make the world a better place. For this project they will be spreading smiles to people who need them through an organization called ColorASmile.org. “Color...

Mar 16 2015 /Read More »
VMS History Teams Head to States

VMS History Teams Head to States »

National History Day Winners! After many hours of hard work, both of Oakland’s National History Day teams attended the NJ Regional Competition on Saturday, March 7th, and qualified to advance to the NJ State Competition....

Mar 14 2015 /Read More »

Local Events

On the Job – March 24, 2015 »

On the Job – March 24, 2015

MARCH 16: A resident from Colgate Road reported being a victim of debit card fraud after she discovered multiple unapproved transactions on her BJ’s...

Mar 24 2015 / Read More »

UPDATE: Oakland Moms Come together to #FindMeg »

UPDATE: Oakland Moms Come together to #FindMeg

The monies raised so far for the McCallum family’s search efforts were delivered over the weekend (March29). Thanks to all the volunteers and ribbon...

Mar 22 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – March 22, 2015 »

On the Job – March 22, 2015

MARCH 13: Officer Ryan O’Keefe investigated a walk in complaint regarding an Oakland resident being the victim of identity theft. The resident stated that...

Mar 22 2015 / Read More »

Buy A Yellow Ribbon #FindMeg »

Buy A Yellow Ribbon #FindMeg

Purchase a yellow ribbon in support of the McCallum family and their effort to find their daughter Meg. The ribbons will be available for...

Mar 21 2015 / Read More »

NJ Sports House Grand Opening »

NJ Sports House Grand Opening

NJ Sports House, Oakland’s newest sports facility, enjoyed it’s grand opening on Sunday March 15th. It is located in the old Ultimate Sports building...

Mar 18 2015 / Read More »

Oakland Woman Missing »

Oakland Woman Missing

Meaghan “Meg” Elizabeth McCallum, age 30 has been missing since March 10th, 2015. She left her Grandmother’s home at 3am without her phone or...

Mar 15 2015 / Read More »

Announcements

April at the Library »

April at the Library

April Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) A PreK Family Music Night with Lisa DeCeglia will be held in the Oakland Public Library’s story tower on Thursday, April 16 from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Oakland children, ages 1 to 5, and a...

Mar 20 2015 / Read More »

Ramapo Valley Baptist Church Holy Week Services »

Ramapo Valley Baptist Church Holy Week Services

The Ramapo Valley Baptist Church announces its schedule of Holy Week Services. Holy Week begins with a Palm Sunday Service at 10:45 AM on March 28, 2015. Following the service will be a light lunch followed by an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids. On...

Mar 17 2015 / Read More »

The Great Clean-Up of Great Oak Park »

The Great Clean-Up of Great Oak Park

Join in the effort of transforming the park in to something new and exciting on April 25, 2015......

Mar 15 2015 / Read More »

Bach, Debussy and More »

Bach, Debussy and More

New Friends of the Oakland Public Library presents…Bach, Debussy and More ~ A Concert for Harp, Flute and Viola Sunday, March 22 at 4:00 pm Presbyterian Church of New Jersey 222 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland, New Jersey A classical concert to greet the Spring featuring...

Mar 14 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

The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

Louise Penny. The Long Way Home. New York: Minotaur Books, 2014. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald “A balm to heal the wounded…sin-sick soul.” That is what retired Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is seeking...

Feb 22, 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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