Yearly Archives: 2010

Yes, There Is

Yes, Santa came to Oakland courtesy of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department. While Bryan Lima of Oakland was able to capture some of the visit on the accompanying video, The Journal was unable to interview and confirm the authenticity of this particular Santa visit. We do though wish to address […]

Rec Commission Re-Commissioned 1

The special meeting between the Town Council & The Oakland Recreation Commission was held in the council chambers in a round table discussion format. Descending from the dais, council members, recreation commissioners, and borough officials sat together at tables arranged for an in depth work session related to Oakland’s recreation […]

The Tax Man Cometh Early

Oakland has scheduled an accelerated tax lien sale for December 28th to collect overdue taxes. Municipalities in New Jersey normally schedule tax lien sales after the end of the fiscal year, with a recent sale in July 2010 being used to collect taxes for 2009. There does exist in NJ […]

On the Job – December 15th

On December 8, 2010 Ptl. Bart Pagerie arrested a 51 year old East Rutherford man at the Oakland Motor Vehicle Commission for attempting to obtain a New Jersey driver’s license utilizing a fictitious social security card.  He was transported to headquarters where $1500.00 cash bail was posted.    The matter will […]

Letter to the Editor – Sports Betting

Letter to the Editor: As a member of the Legislative Gaming Summit, it is troubling for me that legislators representing Bergen County would abstain or flat out vote against an amendment to the New Jersey Constitution that would allow for sports betting to take place at New Jersey racetracks and […]