Features

Local Photographer’s Work Goes to International Exhibition

Local Photographer’s Work Goes to International Exhibition »

Jim DeLillo, a travel adventure, and tourism photographer is honored by peers and jurors for high-quality photography. A photograph created by Jim DeLillo of Oakland, NJ has recently been accepted into the General Collection of...

Aug 18 2015 /Read More »
Powerful Words – Courtesy

Powerful Words – Courtesy »

This month at Rising Phoenix Martial Arts & Fitness, the school will be focusing on a very powerful word…courtesy. Oftentimes, people refer to courtesy as simply a way to be polite, however there is so...

Jul 22 2015 /Read More »
The Midnight Ramblers at Crystal Lake – August 8th

The Midnight Ramblers at Crystal Lake – August 8th »

Don't miss The Midnight Ramblers, playing all your favorites from The Rolling Stones, Allman Brothers, Van Morrison, The Grateful Dead and more... ...

Jul 14 2015 /Read More »
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 »

Local Events

Bergen County Clerk Pop-Up Offices »

Bergen County Clerk Pop-Up Offices

Bergen County Clerk John S. Hogan has announced the following schedule for temporary satellite offices: DUMONT—September 15, 16 & 17 from 10:00 a.m. to...

Aug 29 2015 / Read More »

Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge rescues neglected dog »

Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge rescues neglected dog

Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge rescues neglected dog left abandoned for three weeks Oakland, N.J., August 28, 2015 – Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc, rescued...

Aug 29 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – August 15, 2015 »

On the Job – August 15, 2015

AUGUST 3: Officer Thomas Pianettini investigated a walk in complaint regarding an Oakland couple being the victims of identity theft. The residents stated that...

Aug 15 2015 / Read More »

Spill Contained, Drinking Water fine after Tractor Trailer crash into Ramapo »

Spill Contained, Drinking Water fine after Tractor Trailer crash into Ramapo

Update via the Borough FB Page – August 13, 8:04pm: Rt. 287 Tractor Trailer Accident Update Following last night’s accident, a salvage crew continues...

Aug 13 2015 / Read More »

Ramapo Valley Baptist Church Announces the Appointment of an Interim Pastor »

Ramapo Valley Baptist Church Announces the Appointment of an Interim Pastor

Pastor Russell Stammer has been named the interim pastor at the Ramapo Valley Baptist Church on Franklin Ave in Oakland, NJ, a position in...

Aug 10 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – August 5, 2015 »

On the Job – August 5, 2015

JULY 27: While on patrol Officer Bryan Rowin observed an 18-year-old Oakland resident seated as a passenger in a motor vehicle who was known...

Aug 6 2015 / Read More »

Announcements

Call to Artists New Jersey Highlands Art Exhibit »

Call to Artists New Jersey Highlands Art Exhibit

BOONTON, NJ (August 12, 2015) – The New Jersey Highlands Coalition is sponsoring a juried Art and Photography Exhibit in conjunction with its third annual Highlands Festival at Waterloo-an environmental festival celebrating the local food, music, arts, history, cultural and natural resources of the New...

Aug 18 2015 / Read More »

Ramapo Valley Baptist Church Announces Chalk Artist to Appear »

Ramapo Valley Baptist Church Announces Chalk Artist to Appear

The Ramapo Valley Baptist Church is pleased to announce that it will kick off its fall season on Sunday, September 13, 2015 with a very special service featuring chalk artist Cathy Patnovic sharing her talents in black-light chalk artistry. The service will start at 10:45...

Aug 13 2015 / Read More »

The History of Diners in New Jersey »

The History of Diners in New Jersey

The History of Diners in New Jersey With Author Michael C. Gabriele Thursday, August 6th at 6:30 PM Oakland Library Join journalist and historian Michael C. Gabriel as he explains how, why, and when diners began and then become so popular in New Jersey. Mr....

Jul 22 2015 / Read More »

August 2015 Special Events at the Oakland Public Library »

August 2015 Special Events at the Oakland Public Library

August Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) “Tail Waggin’ Tutors” is an opportunity for Oakland children, ages 5 & up, to read to a very lovable dog. Daisy, and her “Mom”, Jean, will visit the Library on Tuesday, August 4 from 6:30...

Jul 18 2015 / Read More »

Calendar

Calendar »

CalendarSee what's happening in Oakland....

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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

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. By Erik Larson. New York: Random House, 2015. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald With his typically methodical gathering and organizing of details from the daily...

Sep 1, 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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