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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 »
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 »

Local Events

On the Job – August 1, 2015 »

On the Job – August 1, 2015

JULY 20: A resident from Ramapo Valley Road reported being a victim of debit card fraud after she was notified by her bank of...

Aug 1 2015 / Read More »

THE CHILDREN’S THERAPY CENTER COMING TO OAKLAND »

THE CHILDREN’S THERAPY CENTER COMING TO OAKLAND

THE CHILDREN’S THERAPY CENTER COMPLETES DAVID F. BOLGER CHALLENGE FOR $5M – BEGINS WORK ON NEW CAMPUS IN OAKLAND OAKLAND, NJ – The Children’s...

Jul 30 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – July 22, 2015 »

On the Job – July 22, 2015

JULY 15:  While on patrol, Officer Michael Griffin initiated a motor vehicle stop on West Oakland Ave by I-287 which resulted in the arrest...

Jul 22 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – July 14, 2015 »

On the Job – July 14, 2015

JULY 7: While on patrol, Officer Bryan Rowin initiated a motor vehicle stop on Ramapo Valley Road that resulted in the arrest of a...

Jul 14 2015 / Read More »

Ramapough Conservancy now accepts Paypal »

Ramapough Conservancy now accepts Paypal

Ramapough Conservancy now accepts Paypal and they need your donations for the next phase of the Van Allen House renovations. If you live or...

Jul 13 2015 / Read More »

On the Job – June 30, 2015 »

On the Job – June 30, 2015

JUNE 23: Officer Bart Pagerie investigated a walk in complaint regarding an Oakland resident being the victim of identity theft. The resident stated that...

Jun 30 2015 / Read More »

Announcements

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 »

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 »

The Triumph of Love – VENUE CHANGE »

The Triumph of Love – VENUE CHANGE

The Triumph of Love performance has moved from the HOT HOT HOT outdoor stage to the COOL air-conditioned interior of the Oakland Senior Center at 20 Lawler Drive, Oakland. NJ, tonight , July 20 at 6:30 PM The Shakespeare Theater of NJ, Next Stage Ensemble...

Jul 12 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 Strange Case of Dr. Doyle: A Journey Into Madness & Mayhem

The Strange Case of Dr. Doyle: A Journey Into Madness & Mayhem

Daniel Friedman, M.D., and Eugene Friedman, M.D. The Strange Case of Dr. Doyle: A Journey Into Madness & Mayhem. Garden City Park, NY: Square One Publishers, 2015. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald Drs....

Jul 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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