CFO, THE VALLEY HOSPITAL, TO SPEAK ON AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
Richard D. Keenan, Executive Vice President - Finance of The Valley Hospital System, will speak on “The Affordable Care Act: The Impact on the United States, The Valley Hospital, and You” at the May 20 meeting of the Franklin Lakes Branch of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary. [...]
Matty is the daughter of Nottingham’s most famous falconer. After her mother is brutally murdered by Prince John’s men, her father teaches her many things to help her not only survive, but thrive as well. It turns out that Matty is exceptional at falconry in her own right, at times it seems [...]
“Leaning In” on the Work vs. Stay-at-Home Debate
By Veronica MacDonald Ditko
An Accidental Anthropologist
I’m going to do it. I’m going to talk about the “white elephant” in many women’s lives – the decision to work or not work when you have young children. According to Sheryl Sandberg in her book “Lean In,” which I haven’t read [...]
A new study of the Shroud of Turin is claiming that the previous radio-carbon dating efforts conducted in the early 1980s were incorrect.
The study will be available in a new book published by Giulio Fanti, associate professor of mechanical and thermal measurement at Padua University
The Shroud of Turin, for those unfamiliar with it, is burial [...]
Governor Chris Christie says he has no sympathy for those on the New Jersey shore who refuse to sign easements to allow for the building of protective dunes, and he plans on putting the pressure on them prior to the May deadline for compliance.
The reasons Christie will not be shedding any tears are many, and [...]
In 2011, the WOLF pack - Wyckoff, Oakland, and Franklin Lakes - reviewed a presentation by Revelstone concerning their system described as, “…an intuitive Web-based solution designed to allow local governments to measure and improve their municipality’s services performance.”
Residents in Franklin Lakes, Oakland and Wyckoff can check on the monthly crime stats via the NJ State Police Uniform Crime Report.
The reports - the most recent showing statistics for January and February of 2012, cover crimes such as forced entry, assault, larceny, and motor-vehicle theft.
Local police departments are required by statute to submit monthly [...]
Franklin Lakes Website Rated Second Best in New Jersey
At an awards ceremony on March 21 at Monmouth University, the Monmouth University Polling Institute and Graduate Program in Public Policy recognized the Borough of Franklin Lakes website as the second best municipal website overall in New Jersey.
This was the culmination of its comprehensive research project which [...]
This novel’s title could refer as easily to its collaborating authors as it does to its protagonists. If a humorist author/columnist pairs up with a Saturday Night Live writer, the joint effort is certain to break the boundaries of believability and reason.
Spring is not in the air - but it is here. On Wednesday, March 20th at approximately 7:02am Spring will be declared, though the weather still needs to begin cooperating.
Oakland, Wyckoff, and Franklin Lakes - along with the rest of New Jersey - has another winter storm scheduled for March 18th - and hopefully it [...]
Message from the Franklin Lakes Board of Education - Budget Presentation and Hearing
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 8:00 PM
The Franklin Lakes Board of Education invites you to the 2013-14 School Budget Presentation during our regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 8:00 PM at the Franklin Avenue Middle School in [...]
A family unable to make Sandy Hurricane repairs to their home in Oakland got a helping hand from the Oakland Franklin Lakes Rotary Club who decided to take their home on as a project.
Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. NCDHM messages and materials have reached millions of people in communities across the country.
Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children get a good start on a [...]
Bergen County Sheriff’s Office to Offer Countywide Gun Buyback
On Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office and Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office will partner with local law enforcement to host a countywide Gun Buyback at various places of worship across the county.
The 2013 Gun Buyback [...]
Franklin Lakes Achieves Sustainable Jersey Certification
On February 28, Sustainable Jersey representatives announced that the Borough of Franklin Lakes has achieved Sustainable Jersey certification, at the program’s bronze level. Sustainable Jersey is a certification program for New Jersey municipalities that want to “go green, save money and take steps to sustain their quality of life over [...]
Access Self Storage of Franklin Lakes has become a designated donation drop-off site for the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. Our current wishlist can be viewed at www.rbari.org. Donors at this site will be eligible to participate in a drawing for a free month of storage! Drawings will be held every other month. Donations may be [...]
Everybody Sees the Ants
A. S. King
Lucky Linderman’s name is pretty ironic, considering how likely he is to get beat up by the bully, ignored by his parents, and looked down upon by school administrators. He would really much rather just fly below the radar by everyone, but manages to get too much attention from all [...]
There is a lot of labeling on food.
Fresh food products carry information on where it was grown; canned and frozen products list a variety of ingredients; and many products show the amount of ingredients in ratio to your recommended daily allowance.
One item not on the label, and now being fought out in state legislative bodies [...]
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