Monthly Archives: June 2018

July 2018 at the Library

July Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) The annual Children’s Dept. Carnival will be held on Thursday, July 5th from 3:45 to 4:30 pm at the Oakland Public Library. Oakland children, ages 5 & up, will play a variety of games, and prizes will be awarded. Registration […]

Varina: A Novel

Charles Frazier. Varina: A Novel. New York: Harper Collins, 2018. As reviewed by Ted Odenwald In 1906, Varina, Howell Davis, the 80-year-old widow of Confederate President, Jefferson Davis, is confronted in her Saratoga Springs, New York, residence by James Blake, an African-American teacher. Blake has with him a history of […]

Summer Fun at the Library

June Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) Father’s Day is just around the corner! A Special “Drop-In” Father’s Day Craft will be held on Thursday, June 14th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the Pat Turnier Craft Room. The craft to be created is a surprise—to be […]

Letter to the Editor

As a concerned parent and taxpayer of the Ramapo-Indian Hills School District, I am in total disbelief with the Ramapo-Indian Hills Board of Education and its fact finders report. The “supposed” independent report from the fact finder is completely “one-sided”. It is obvious why the Board of Education accepted this […]