Memorial Day for many is the official start of summer with a three day weekend, parties, barbecues, and parades meant to honor American soldiers who have died in service to their country.
In Oakland, the Memorial Day parade will be held on Sunday starting at 1pm.
In Wyckoff, the parade is set for Monday at 11:30am.
In Franklin [...]
Soccer has a certain simplicity which is one of the reasons why it’s known as the “beautiful game”, and there’s no reason to surrender the pleasures of the game once one reaches “a certain age”.
In this case, a certain age is 18+, and the opportunity for adults to get out on weekends and/or week nights [...]
On March 19th, 2001, Michael Fugee, a priest in Wyckoff, NJ, gave a sworn statement at the Wyckoff Police Department detailing how he grabbed the penis of a 13 year old boy. ( click here to read the sworn statement )
In the presence of a stenographer, and detectives from Wyckoff and Bergen County, Michael Fugee [...]
Please join us on Wednesday, May 22nd at 7:30pm at THE ENDLESS VINE to sample Healthy and Delicious Lunches for kids from NO FUSS LUNCH.
No Fuss Lunch started in October of 2012 with 7 lunches per day, at one school. It now averages 200/day at 9 schools and it is growing quickly through word [...]
Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra Spring Concert
“A Concerto Extravaganza!” - June 2, 2013
Featuring Cellist Sydney Lee of Ramapo High School, Franklin Lakes, NJ
Chiu-Tze Lin, Music Director and Conductor
For its sixth season finale, the award-winning Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra will present “A Concerto Extravaganza!” on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 7 pm, at the Princeton Alliance Church on 20 [...]
On Saturday June 1, 2013, the Endless Vine in Franklin Lakes, NJ will begin to close its bar and shop. We will be starting a big closing sale today. After June 1, we will be open on limited days and hours only. The Endless Vine would like to thank all of its customers for their [...]
Please come play basketball to help make Nico & the “Dream Teams” players, Prayers and Dreams come true!
Here is the checklist you should review in preparation for the onslaught of cicadas in northern NJ.
1) Do not panic
There is one extra step for those who may have expensive ornamental shrubs or young trees, and that is to cover them with netting. Cicadas do cause some damage to trees, but for most trees [...]
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s office is feeling the pinch of increased heroin use throughout suburban NJ, and they are pinching back.
While arrest records are public, and many local residents are familiar with police blotters in the weekly newspaper, it is still usually the dealer who’s arrest is noted in the press.
The prosecutor’s office in Bergen [...]
Sharks and Boys
Enid THINKS she has problems. Her parents are in counseling because her father is a cheater, and Enid is having a lot of trouble forgiving him his indiscretions. She and her brother don’t have nearly the kind of close connection as the others in their Twin Study Group. And her handsome, smart, [...]
A Nutty Way of Looking at Food Allergies
By Veronica MacDonald Ditko
An Accidental Anthropologist
Ask any elementary school teacher today – food allergies are a problem. Some children develop such a bad reaction that medicine must be nearby. Some of the extreme baddies are peanuts, but I’ve heard about bananas, apples, dairy, shellfish and many other seemingly [...]
Ben Macintyre. Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies.
New York: Crown Publishers, 2012.
As reviewed by Ted Odenwald
In the mid-1940’s, the Germans knew that an Allied invasion of continental Europe was forthcoming. Had they known the target area for what was to be called D-Day, they would have been well-equipped and [...]
Franklin Lakes Emergency Notification System Campaign for 100% Registration
Franklin Lakes is encouraging residents to register with the Borough’s Swift911 emergency notification system. The goal of the Borough’s Office of Emergency Management is be able to reach 100% of residents through with the Swift911 system. For emergency notification purposes, the Swift911 system comes with listed and [...]
FRANKLIN LAKES MEMORIAL DAY PARADE MAY 27
Please join us in paying tribute to our fallen heroes at this year’s annual Franklin Lakes Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m. The parade will begin on Commerce Street and proceed down Franklin Avenue to Veterans’ Plaza, where there will be a [...]
“We’re in the money,
We’re in the money;
We’ve got a lot of what it takes to get along!”
The Bergen County Freeholders sang out a song of good cheer as they rolled back pay-to-play reforms in Bergen County.
The lone vote against the bipartisan majority was Freeholder Maura DeNicola, Republican from Franklin Lakes, NJ against rolling back
Republicans Mitchell [...]
Over the past week, police in Franklin Lakes have been investigating reports of three car thefts - all with the keys left inside the car.
The theft of the three luxury cars in a short period of time may indicate that Franklin Lakes is being targeted as an easy mark.
A similar string of incidents occurred in [...]
Parents of children in Oakland and Franklin Lakes K-8 school systems learned of a lock down that had taken place in all the schools this morning, April 15th.
The lock-down, which lasted for approximately 25 minutes in most schools, was in response to an “incident in the community” according to Oakland School Superintendent Fiefer.
It is believed the incident [...]
“I’d like to discuss insurance with you….”
That’s a statement that can induce narcolepsy in an otherwise healthy individual, and perhaps a reason why the subject of insurance costs for municipal bodies is not a hot topic of conversation.
The spring of 2013 brings a political controversy in Bergen County that may provide an opportunity for the [...]
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