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Oakland is #2 among the top 14 small cities in NJ

Oakland is #2 among the top 14 small cities in NJ »

According to CityDescribed.com Oakland is #2 among the top 14 small cities in New Jersey. Here’s what they said about Oakland. Click here to see the other 13… Bergen County’s Oakland claimed New Jersey Monthly’s title...

Dec 11 2014 /Read More »
Roberta MacEwan Austin, 87

Roberta MacEwan Austin, 87 »

Roberta MacEwan Austin, 87, died November 21, 2014 at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart, Florida.  Roberta was born in Trenton, New Jersey and had been a resident of Vero Beach, Florida for 38 years, coming...

Dec 9 2014 /Read More »
DTNJ Grand Re-Opening Celebration

DTNJ Grand Re-Opening Celebration »

Dance Theater of New Jersey Grand Re-Opening Celebration By Peter J. Kikot – Chairman, Oakland Community of Commerce Photos courtesy - Erinda Kikot On Saturday November 29th the Oakland Community of Commerce and Dance Theatre of New Jersey...

Nov 30 2014 /Read More »
Oakland 6th Best Small City In New Jersey

Oakland 6th Best Small City In New Jersey »

These Are The 10 Best Small Cities In New Jersey If you are thinking about moving to New Jersey, skip the hubbub shown on T.V. and head straight for the smaller cities If you’re looking to move...

Nov 15 2014 /Read More »
Pilgrim Pipeline Threatening Landowners With FALSE Legal Claims

Pilgrim Pipeline Threatening Landowners With FALSE Legal Claims »

This is a press release sent by the NJ Sierra Club Pilgrim Pipeline Threatening Landowners With FALSE Legal Claims Eastern Environmental Law Center (EELC), on behalf of the NJ Sierra Club, sent a letter to Pilgrim’s attorneys,...

Nov 6 2014 /Read More »

Local Events

Wyckoff Author and dad write kid’s book about the Van Allen House »

Wyckoff Author and dad write kid’s book about the Van Allen House

Patriots, Redcoats & Spies: The story behind the story “George Washington slept here.” Book launches Feb 3, 2015…Pre-Order your copy at: http://www.zondervan.com/patriots-redcoats-and-spies I heard that...

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »

Pilgrim Pipeline Resolution Passes Committee »

Pilgrim Pipeline Resolution Passes Committee

Pilgrim Pipeline Resolution Passes Committee Today the Assembly State and Local Government Committee passed  by 3-2 AR191 (Stender,  a resolution opposing the construction and...

Dec 11 2014 / Read More »

On the Job - December 3, 2014 »

On the Job - December 3, 2014

NOVEMBER 25:  A resident on Crosby Lane reported a theft of a decorative planting from her property.  Report taken by Officer Michael Griffin and...

Dec 3 2014 / Read More »

PSE&G Denies Pilgrim Pipeline Access to Rights-of-Way »

PSE&G Denies Pilgrim Pipeline Access to Rights-of-Way

PSE&G Denies Pilgrim Pipeline Access to Rights-of-Way Pilgrim Pipeline was denied access to PSE&G right of way by the PSE&G Corporate Lands Division and now...

Dec 1 2014 / Read More »

Letter to the Editor - Peter Kikot »

Letter to the Editor - Peter Kikot

In the winter of 2011, I took the challenge from Mayor Linda Schwager to join the Oakland Communications Commission for a three year term.  ...

Nov 30 2014 / Read More »

On the Job - November 25, 2014 »

On the Job - November 25, 2014

NOVEMBER 10:  A resident of Page Drive responded to headquarters to report losing his wallet and that someone attempted to use one of his...

Nov 25 2014 / Read More »

Announcements

January 2015 at the Library »

January 2015 at the Library

January Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) Preschool Story Time for children, ages three to five, will be held on Mondays from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. in the Oakland Public Library’s story gallery starting Monday, January 5.  Join...

Dec 15 2014 / Read More »

HUGE RBARI Gift and Craft Sale »

HUGE RBARI Gift and Craft Sale

The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. is holding a huge sale at the Copper Tree Mall, 350 Ramapo Valley Road (Route 202) in Oakland, NJ on Friday, December 12th from 9am to 9pm and Saturday, December 13th from 9am to 3pm.  Find a wide range...

Dec 3 2014 / Read More »

Holiday Sing A Long at the Oakland Public Library »

Holiday Sing A Long at the Oakland Public Library

Holiday Sing Along at the Oakland Public Library A Holiday Sing A Long for families of all ages will be held in the Oakland Public Library on Friday, December 5 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Join us for songs, fun, and a special treat of...

Dec 2 2014 / Read More »

FLOW Follies Season Kickoff & Open House! »

FLOW Follies Season Kickoff & Open House!

Season Kickoff & Open House! Meet & Greet the Producers & Director and be social with cast, crew and FLOW Follies members, while learning how you can participate in or support this years’ Comedy & Musical Extravaganza! Join us if You…. Have the Acting Bug or Gotta...

Dec 2 2014 / 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 Martin King, Jr.,...

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 Night, Mischief...

Jul 10, 2014 / More »

Ryan Schwertfeger

A Call for Foresight: Solving Downtown Traffic

A Call for Foresight: Solving Downtown Traffic

A Call for Foresight: Solving Downtown Traffic By Ryan Schwertfeger Over these past several months that I have been home from college, I have been pretty active in town. I have continued to attend...

Aug 6, 2014 / More »

Ted Odenwald

The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son

The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son

Pat Conroy. The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son. New York: Doubleday, 2013. As reviewed bt Ted Odenwald Pat Conroy claims that he has written about his family more than any...

Nov 15, 2014 / 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 woe have...

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 was in...

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 cities have...

Oct 5, 2013 / More »
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