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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 »
The Walking Path Construction is now COMPLETE!

The Walking Path Construction is now COMPLETE! »

The Walking Path Construction is now COMPLETE! What started as an idea 8 years ago by Kelly Clark and her girl scout troop (those girls are probably in college now) grew into something that is...

May 1 2015 /Read More »
Oakland Makes ‘100 Safest Cities in America Report’

Oakland Makes ‘100 Safest Cities in America Report’ »

What? 19 New Jersey Cities Make ‘100 Safest Cities in America Report’ Including Oakland and Wyckoff! Where? http://www.safewise.com/safest-cities-america When? On April 27th, SafeWise released the 100 Safest Cities in America report. New Jersey had the...

Apr 27 2015 /Read More »
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 »

Local Events

On the Job – May 27, 2015 »

On the Job – May 27, 2015

MAY 16: A Franklin Ave resident responded to headquarters to report a theft. The stolen property consisted of jewelry that was believed to have...

May 27 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – May 22, 2015 »

On the Job – May 22, 2015

MAY 8: Officer Michael Catenacci investigated a walk-in complaint regarding an Oakland resident being the victim of identity theft. The resident stated that he...

May 22 2015 / Read More »

Lilly’s Blow Dry and Makeup Lounge Celebrates Official Grand Opening »

Lilly’s Blow Dry and Makeup Lounge Celebrates Official Grand Opening

Lilly’s Blow Dry and Makeup Lounge Celebrates Official Grand Opening Mayor Linda Schwager and Members of the Jets Flight Crew Attend Successful Grand Opening...

May 19 2015 / Read More »

Oakland Fever Pitch »

Oakland Fever Pitch

Join the Oakland Community of Commerce, the Public Events Committee, the Rec Commission and the Sports Association of Oakland for the annual Baseball and...

May 13 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – May 12, 2015 »

On the Job – May 12, 2015

APRIL 25: Officer Keith Docwra investigated a complaint of Criminal Mischief at a residence on Pine Crest Drive. Damage was sustained to a playground...

May 12 2015 / Read More »

Save High Mountain Event »

Save High Mountain Event

RALLY TO SAVE HIGH MOUNTAIN On May 18th at 4 p.m. the New Jersey Highlands Coalition, along with the Township of Wayne will host...

May 6 2015 / Read More »

Announcements

Mothers’ Club Sports Equipment Sale »

Mothers’ Club Sports Equipment Sale

Donate items on Friday June 5 between 6:00 and 8:00 PM at the Danny D Building. Purchase items on June 6th between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM at the Danny D during the Baseball and Softball parade festivities....

May 27 2015 / Read More »

June Special Events at the Library »

June Special Events 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 9 from 6:30...

May 21 2015 / Read More »

Oakland Schools Art Show Opening & Book Discussion at the Library »

Oakland Schools Art Show Opening & Book Discussion at the Library

June Art Show at the Oakland Public Library      The 2015 Oakland Public Schools Art Show will be on display in the Oakland Public Library beginning June 1.  Students, in fourth through eighth grade, from Dogwood Hill, Heights, Manito, and Valley Middle School have created...

May 21 2015 / Read More »

Ramapo Valley Baptist Church Summer Worship Schedule »

Ramapo Valley Baptist Church Summer Worship Schedule

Ramapo Valley Baptist Church Announces Summer Worship Schedule The Ramapo Valley Baptist Church announces its Summer Worship schedule. Starting Sunday, June 28, 2015 our morning Worship Service will start at 10:00 AM and our Sunday School will not meet during the Summer. Our regular worship...

May 21 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

Eugene O’Neill. A Life in Four Acts

Eugene O’Neill. A Life in Four Acts

Robert M. Dowling. Eugene O’Neill. A Life in Four Acts. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014 As reviewed by Ted Odenwald Eugene O’Neill has been the subject of several noteworthy biographies, particularly...

May 21, 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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