The Oakland Newcomers and Neighbors Club scholarship

The Oakland Newcomers and Neighbors Club will be granting one $1,000 scholarship this year. The contest is open to any graduating 12th-grade Oakland resident. Applications are available at the Indian Hills High School guidance office. If your school’s guidance office does not have an application, please contact Michelle Monaghan, chairperson […]


A Great Reckoning. New York

Louise Penny. A Great Reckoning. New York: Minotaur Books, 2016. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald In Louise Penny’s most recent mystery novel, Armand Gamache had embraced retirement in the idyllic village of Three Pines, hoping to heal his wounded body and spirit. Betrayed and nearly killed by his superiors and […]


April 2017 Adult Programs at the Library

A Calligraphy Workshop will be offered on Tuesday, April 18 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, taught by Susan Steele , owner of The Pointed Pen in Wyckoff. Create colorful Medieval style letters for framing or notecards. Learn about the art of beautiful Northern Italian Medieval Lombardic letter form. There is […]


April Special Events at the Oakland Public Library

April Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) Calling all artists! The Children’s Dept. is looking for participants for a Spring Coloring Activity on Thursday, April 13 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. in the Pat Turnier Craft Room. Children of all ages may create a bird or flower […]


Blood in the Water

Heather Ann Thompson. Blood in the Water. New York: Pantheon Books, 2016 As reviewed by Ted Odenwald Forty-five years after the bloody retaking of Attica prison by New York State Police and correctional officers, new facts are emerging, though it is clear that many questions are still unanswered. Heather Ann […]


Lilly’s Blow Dry and Makeup Lounge Announces Airbrush Spray Tan Services

Lilly’s Blow Dry and Makeup Lounge Announces New Airbrush Spray Tan Services Salon’s Full-Service Menu will be Enhanced by new Airbrush Spray Tanning Offering Lilly’s Blow Dry and Makeup Lounge, a full-service salon offering blow dry styling, haircuts, color services, and makeup applications, proudly announces Airbrush Spray Tanning Services beginning […]