The Autobiography of Mark Twain: The Complete and Authoritative Edition

Mark Twain. The Autobiography of Mark Twain: The Complete and Authoritative Edition. Volume 3. Benjamin Griffin, Harriet Elinor Smith, et al. (eds.) Oakland, California, University of California Press, 2015. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald The final volume of Twain’s “complete and authoritative” autobiography concludes the compilation of the author’s dictations, […]


Boy Scout Troop 49 Christmas Wreath and Roping Sale

Christmas Wreath and Roping Sale – Boy Scout Troop 49 of Oakland is having its annual sale. 21” Wreath Decorated with pine cones, berries and red bow is $20, Undecorated $12. 36” Decorated are $52, Undecorated $38. White Pine Roping $20 for 25 feet. Contact any Troop 49 scout, or […]


Halloween Program at the Oakland Public Library

Halloween Program at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) Oakland children, ages 3 & up, are invited to a Halloween Celebration in the Children’s Dept. of the Oakland Public Library!  The event will be held on Thursday, October 26th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm and will include stories, an activity, […]


The Tower on Top of Skyline Drive 3

The Tower on Top of Skyline Drive By Kevin Heffernan On the top of Skyline Drive there is a massive stone tower which seemingly is lording over Oakland below as a sentinel of the valley. Everyone has seen it and many have strolled by it going to Ramapo Lake. However, […]


September/October Children’s Programs at the Library

September/October Children’s Programs at the Oakland Public Library Batter up! Celebrate the National Pastime with the “Play Ball!” Baseball Craft on Thursday, September 28th at the Oakland Public Library! Oakland children, ages 3 & up, are invited to attend. Participants may come anytime between 4:00 and 6:00 pm. to make […]


OCTOBER ADULT PROGRAMS AND EVENTS AT THE OAKLAND LIBRARY

OCTOBER ADULT PROGRAMS AND EVENTS AT THE OAKLAND LIBRARY New Friends of the Oakland Public Library 2017-2018 Free Sunday Afternoon Concert Series. This exciting season, under the Artistic Direction of the Met Orchestra’s Principal Associate Concertmaster Laura Hamilton, will feature some of the world’s best musicians and performers. The Ramapo […]