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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 »
‘Vicalicious’ Sweet 16 is a Party with a Purpose

‘Vicalicious’ Sweet 16 is a Party with a Purpose »

‘Vicalicious’ Sweet 16 is a Party with a Purpose “Victoria Marino, Ho Ho Kus Teen raises money for Julia’s Butter?y Foundation” Sixteen year old Victoria Marino of Ho Ho Kus is de?nitely sweet, sharing her...

Apr 10 2015 /Read More »
UPDATE: Oakland singer Amanda Leigh gets a Meghan Trainor makeover!!!

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

Amanda Leigh WON the first round at the Amateur Broadway Night at The Apollo on April 1st!!! Next round is Wednesday, April 8th…Check our her beautiful performance in the video below: Oakland singer Amanda Leigh...

Apr 2 2015 /Read More »
Patriots, Redcoats & Spies

Patriots, Redcoats & Spies »

Patriots, Redcoats & Spies. By Robert J. Skead with Robert A. Skead. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zonderkidz, 2015. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald Focusing on the dangerous and exciting adventures of 14-year-old twin brothers, Ambrose and...

Apr 2 2015 /Read More »
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 »

Local Events

Possible sightings of Meg McCallum in Jersey Shore area »

Possible sightings of Meg McCallum in Jersey Shore area

A message from Meg’s Dad on the Find Meg Facebook page #FINDMEG Hello Good Friends, I have been down the shore the past week....

Apr 24 2015 / Read More »

Budget Passes, BOE Incumbents Win »

Budget Passes, BOE Incumbents Win

The Board of Education Budget Proposition passed 469 Yes  197 No: Resolved, that there should be raised for General Finds $27,074,293 for the ensuing...

Apr 22 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – April 20, 2015 »

On the Job – April 20, 2015

APRIL 13: Officer Thomas Pianettini investigated a complaint of fraud at local business. Approximately $6000 had been fraudulently withdrawn from the restaurant after someone...

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Meg McCallum’s car found – Search Continues »

Meg McCallum’s car found – Search Continues

A message from Meg McCallum’s father on the Find Meg facebook page. Please continue to spread the word near and far. #FindMeg On Saturday...

Apr 15 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – April14, 2015 »

On the Job – April14, 2015

APRIL 6: Officer Donald Harvey investigated a walk in complaint regarding an Oakland resident being the victim of identity theft. The resident stated that...

Apr 15 2015 / Read More »

FLOW Artists featured in Ridgewood Art Institute Show »

FLOW Artists featured in Ridgewood Art Institute Show

Wyckoff, Franklin Lakes, and Oakland residents are among the featured artists who donated their art work for a special fundraising event at the Ridgewood...

Apr 10 2015 / Read More »

Announcements

Town Wide Garage Sale »

Town Wide Garage Sale

The Oakland Newcomers & Neighbors Club is sponsoring a town-wide garage sale on Saturday, May 2nd from 9:00 AM – 4 PM, rain or shine. The cost is $15 to register and includes your address on a map and advertising in local papers, on Ch....

Apr 16 2015 / Read More »

Strawberry Festival »

Strawberry Festival

Join the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary for their annual Strawberry Festival on May 12th at the......

Apr 15 2015 / Read More »

Oakland Newcomers & Neighbors Club to Award Scholarship »

Oakland Newcomers & Neighbors Club to Award Scholarship

The Oakland Newcomers and Neighbors Club will be granting one $500 scholarship this year. The contest is open to any graduating 12th-grade Oakland resident. Applications are available at the Indian Hills High School guidance office. If your school’s guidance office does not have an application,...

Apr 14 2015 / Read More »

April & May Special Events at the Library »

April & May Special Events at the Library

April & May Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) Art enthusiast, Arleen Ritter, will be highlighting the work of artist, Henri Matisse, on Tuesday, April 28 from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. in the Children’s Dept. This is the third installment of a...

Apr 10 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

Patriots, Redcoats & Spies

Patriots, Redcoats & Spies

Patriots, Redcoats & Spies. By Robert J. Skead with Robert A. Skead. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zonderkidz, 2015. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald Focusing on the dangerous and exciting adventures of 14-year-old twin brothers,...

Apr 2, 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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