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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Starting on a high school field in New Jersey, Ultimate Frisbee continues to grow as a serious and international sport.
First, Frisbee is the name of the company that began making the flying disc based off the pie tin used by the Frisbie Pie Company. The pie tin was used to play a game of catch, [...]
Stamp collecting, as it was known to previous generations, grows less popular with each year.
The growth of the Internet, mobile phones, and wireless communications have led to less and less mail being used and less stamps being collected.
One type of stamp collecting is not dying out - but those who do the collecting can die. [...]
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