On the Job – May 24, 2016

MAY 15: While on patrol a broadcast was put out for a shoplifting that just occurred at the Oakland Shop-Rite and the offenders were leaving the scene. Officers Bart Pagerie and Gary Fiore responded to investigate and upon their arrival two male parties were located and identified by store management […]



The Last of the President’s Men

Bob Woodward. The Last of the President’s Men. New York:Simon & Schuster, 2015. As Reviewed by Ted Odenwald Alexander Butterfield, former White House aide in the Nixon administration, recently told investigative writer, Bob Woodward, that there was more to the Nixon story than was generally known. Butterfield’s revelations are disturbing […]

June 2016 at the Library

June 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, June 7 from 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Sadie, and […]



On the Job – May 16, 2016

MAY 1: The Oakland Police Department was notified of a positive DNA match of blood found at a business on Fir Court that was burglarized in September of 2015. The offender was a 23-year-old male resident of Paterson, NJ and an arrest warrant was drawn up by Detective Edward McDermott. […]

Suspicious incident reported

Police warn residents of a suspicious incident reported where a boy was asked by two “older teenagers” if he “wanted a lift”. If you have any information regarding this incident please contact the OPD Detective Bureau at 201-337-6171…



2016 Hall of Fame Inductees 1

Congratulations to Mike Donovan and Kathy Fahey who will be inducted into the Oakland Sports Hall of Fame at the 2016 Baseball/Softball Parade on June 4th. Jim Folkerts, the chair of the Sports Association of Oakland, will present Mike and Kathy with the plaques at the ceremony immediately following the […]