Mike Guadagnino was recently recognized for his commitment and efforts for the Recreation Baseball Program. Without volunteers like Mike these programs would not be possible. The Oakland Journal extends congratulations and gratitude to Coach Guad. Below is the thank you from all those involved in the program. Mike Guadagnino, On […]
Mary Karr. Lit: A Memoir. New York: HarperCollins, 2009 as reviewed by Ted Odenwald Readers of Mary Karr’s memoirs, The Liar’s Club and Cherry, will not be surprised to find powerful elements running throughout this third work, which focuses primarily on her twenties and thirties. In the first book, she […]
We’ve been avoiding the facts and ignoring reality and thinking everything is okay, because that’s what we’re told, until the problems are right in front of us.
Oakland Flag Day Ceremony – June 14 The Flag Day Ceremony was hosted by the Elks Lodge 2167 in Veterans Park on Monday, June 14. Boy Scout Troop 49 was proudly represented by the following Scouts: (Left to Right) Mark Tyler Walstead, Padraic Burns, Matt Folkerts, Alec Walstead, and were […]
The Mayors of Wyckoff and Franklin Lakes have signed on in support of Governor Chris Christie’s call for a constitutional amendment called Proposition 2.5. The constitutional amendment would put a 2.5% cap on municipal spending with exceptions allowed only when rateables grow, or the voters approve going over the cap. […]
Courtesy Oakland Police Department On June 16, 2010 Ptl. McDermott and Ptl. Catenacci were dispatched to a residence on Long Hill Road for a reported residential burglary which occurred sometime in the past. Upon arrival, the officers entered the home and discovered that several miscellaneous pieces of electronics equipment had […]