Thursday Jul 24
St. Catherine's Performing Arts Guild Presents Peter Pan, Now thru 8/3
St. Catherine of Bologna Performing Arts Guild presents Peter Pan, A Mainstage Musical based on the play by Sir J.M. Barrie .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Opinion: Blue Acres: eminent domain with compassion
EMINENT DOMAIN, or condemnation, is the process that allows the government - municipal, county, state or federal - to acquire private property for public use.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Oakland flood victims left out of buyout decry action
Residents of properties that are subject to flooding during heavy storms expressed displeasure at the Borough Council meeting last week that their homes were not included in a proposed buyout of six others along the Ramapo River.
Oakland authorizes bridge inspections
The Borough Council has authorized its engineer to inspect three bridges at a one-time cost of $22,000, with the expectation of possible repairs on the Patriots Way bridge.
Wall Street Journal
Rock Cover Bands Can't Seem to Get It On
Shredding with the oldies: Cover-band musicians like Steve Brown must branch out to pay the bills.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Record: Flood control
So it is good news that Oakland has been granted $2 million, most of it from the Bergen County Open Space Trust Fund, to buy and raze six homes along the Ramapo River.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Undercover sting leads to prostitution arrest at Oakland massage parlor, police say
OAKLAND - A 42-year-old woman faces a prostitution charge after she propositioned an undercover investigator at a borough massage parlor Wednesday, police said.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Oakland appraising Bi-County property
The Borough Council has authorized an expenditure of $5,000 for an appraisal of the site of a 204-unit housing development off of Long Hill Road.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Oakland gets $2M to raze 6 homes
The acquisition project's funds include the largest municipal acquisition grant for flooding - $1.4 million - that the Bergen County Open Space Trust Fund has ever approved.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Reenactors in Ringwood offer spirited reading of Declaration of Independence
Larry Stephan of Oakland, center, on the porch of the Ringwood manor reading the Declaration of Independence to visitors who braved the rain Friday.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Back in the Day - July 5, 1964: Local ghost stories
"Oakland beauty, 18, is Miss TRENDS '64," ran the headline on the front page about the winner of a beauty pageant this newspaper sponsored fifty years ago.