Category Archives: Oakland NJ

Update on the Dog Park

Sounds like a lot has been happening behind the scenes to make the dog park a reality. Here is the latest update, from Ryan Schwertfeger’s blog: Dog Park For Oakland     Advertisements

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2016 – A Quiet but First Full Year at Great Oak Park

This was the first full year where people could officially enjoy Great Oak Park.  The park opened in June of 2015, giving locals only half a year to fully appreciate.  With the first full thaw of 2016, the park opened … Continue reading

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Great Oak Park – A Park for the People Being Built by the People

    It’s been four short years since Lee and I met at the old Elm Street Bar to discuss ideas on what to do with Heritage Hills.   That abandoned 40 acre parcel had sat dormant for almost 30 years … Continue reading

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Great Oak Park – Review from The Record

Indeed, Great Oak Park has come a long way. Thanks to all who have made the dream a reality the last few years. Read the article from The Record for a great review of the park and the volunteer efforts … Continue reading

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A Place For All To Enjoy

Guadagnino envisions new, more modern attractions: a dog park, a skate park, a great lawn with a band shell, maybe even reopening the mini-golf course. “There’s a lot of history with this place, and a lot of people want to … Continue reading

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Great Oak Park Honors Its History

Great Oak Park is preserving the history of the area by naming trails for those who were instrumental in the establishment and now the reawakening of the park for all to enjoy. Read about it in the NorthJersey.com news article … Continue reading

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Grand Opening Ceremony!

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