Flags for Heroes 2022 Lisa 2022-08-04 04:00:00Z 0
Food Drive & Medical Supplies Rita Walker 2022-06-04 04:00:00Z 0
Food Drive for the People of Ukraine Rita Walker 2022-04-02 04:00:00Z 0

Rotary Food Drive

Please join us for a much need event! Diapers and Formula for the Ukrainian Refugees will also be greatly appreciated. See above flyer for other items needed. Thanks for your usual generosity!  
Rotary Food Drive Rita Walker 2022-04-02 04:00:00Z 0
Rotary Fundraiser 2022-03-31 04:00:00Z 0

Godspell  Presented by Meals on Wheels

Please join Rotary in attending a wonderful performance of Godspell. Not only a great performance, but enjoy a pre-performance with delectable food and drinks! Only $50 a ticket!
Godspell Presented by Meals on Wheels Rita Walker 2022-03-31 04:00:00Z 0

Pet Parade & Luminaries Sale

We had a wonderful event at the ReStore in Westwood. Numerous folks came to take a pcture of their dog with the Easter Bunny.
In fact, some families just came to take photos with the Easter Bunny too. 
Pet Parade & Luminaries Sale Rita Walker 2022-03-26 04:00:00Z 0

Rotary Pet Parade

Be sure to join us for a fun event. Dress your pet in their favorite outfit!
Rotary Pet Parade Rita Walker 2022-03-26 04:00:00Z 0
Oradell Mayor's Wellness Campaign Rita Walker 2022-03-21 04:00:00Z 0

Guest Speaker Nick DeGregorio

We had a very informative presentation today from Nick DeGregorio from the Fair Lawn Rotary. He shared with us his experiences in The US Marines while serving in Afghanistan. Thanks Nick for your service.  
Guest Speaker Nick DeGregorio Rita Walker 2022-01-19 05:00:00Z 0

Luminaries Update

Stay tuned to see what new things we are going to create with our Luminaries. 
Luminaries Update Rita Walker 2022-01-12 05:00:00Z 0
New Year's Eve Luminaries Rita Walker 2021-12-31 05:00:00Z 0
It's Not too Late to pick up a Luminary Kit Rita Walker 2021-12-21 05:00:00Z 0
Pick Up Your Luminaries Tomorrow Rita Walker 2021-12-18 05:00:00Z 0
Luminaries for New Years Eve Rita Walker 2021-12-07 05:00:00Z 0

Food & Personal Care Items Drive

Please join us for our annual Food and Personal Care Items drive. We look forward to seeing you on Dec 4th at the Volk Leber parking lot.
Food & Personal Care Items Drive Rita Walker 2021-12-04 05:00:00Z 0

Luminaries for Sale

Posted on Dec 01, 2021
Our club is selling these wonderful Luminaries just in time for New Years Eve for only $25. Everything is included in the kit so be sure to contact one of us for your purchase.
The website is - www.oradellrotarylights.com  
Luminaries for Sale Rita Walker 2021-12-01 05:00:00Z 0

Successful Alzheimer Walk

A number of members participated in the Alzheimer's walk on Sunday Oct 24, 2021. It was a very successful event and for a wonderful cause. 
Successful Alzheimer Walk Rita Walker 2021-10-24 04:00:00Z 0

Walk to fight Alzheimer's 

Join us on Sunday October 24th at Bergen Community College. Use this link to donate.   https://alznj.akaraisin.com/ui/walktofightalzheimersnj2021/t/d3d3dfd2acb94d83b54f36923eea029a
Walk to fight Alzheimer's Rita Walker 2021-10-24 04:00:00Z 0
Governor's Visit 10-20-21 Rita Walker 2021-10-22 04:00:00Z 0

Polio Plus

Our club enjoyed a wonderful and informative presentation by Dr Jim Cole and Phil Wilson on Wednesday Oct 13, 2021. Their hope is to erradicate polio by 2025. They can't do it alone, so let's all contribute to make this date happen. 
Polio Plus Rita Walker 2021-10-13 04:00:00Z 0

Cookstove Project

We had a wonderful presentation this past Wed Sept 29, 2021! The Cookstove Project's goal is to prevent the eeaths and diseases that are caused by cooking indoors over an open fire. Our Club will be making a contribution to this very important project. For $199 you can provide enough clean cookstoves for ten families.  
Cookstove Project Rita Walker 2021-09-29 04:00:00Z 0

Thanks Everyone

Thanks to so many folks, we had a very successful Personal Care and Food Drive last Saturday ( Sept 18, 2021). We thank you again for caring about others -- it goes a long way!
Thanks Everyone Rita Walker 2021-09-18 04:00:00Z 0

Personal Care Items Drive this Saturday

Just a reminder - this Saturday is our annual Food Drive. We are especially in need of Personal Care Items. So please stop by with your donations and also to say Hi!
Personal Care Items Drive this Saturday 2021-09-18 04:00:00Z 0

Sept Food Drive

Please join us for our Semi-Annual Food Drive! Some folks are really in need of our caring & help.
Sept Food Drive Rita Walker 2021-09-18 04:00:00Z 0

Florie Scialla Award

We are so proud to have received the Florie Scialla Award. This award is given to a club that best exemplifies the type of 
Rotary projects that Florie Scialla was noted for i.e. "Hands on Type" of tasks that involves its members. It is with great pride and happiness we received this prestigious award! 
Florie Scialla Award Rita Walker 2021-08-03 04:00:00Z 0
Flags for Heroes 2021-07-14 04:00:00Z 0

BQ @ Maria's to End the Season

A great time was had by all at President Maria Rini's Home on June 30th to celebrat the end of the season! Ray Zawinski was our guest speaker!
BQ @ Maria's to End the Season Rita Walker 2021-07-14 04:00:00Z 0

Mobile COVID Vaccines

Please spread the word to all those that have not yet received their vaccination.
Mobile COVID Vaccines Rita Walker 2021-05-25 04:00:00Z 0

Lunch Meeting at Allegro 

On Wednesday, April 21st, a delightful luncheon was enjoyed by membership at the Allegro Assisted Living Facility in Harrington Park.
Lunch Meeting at Allegro Rita Walker 2021-04-21 04:00:00Z 0

Easter  Joy for New Bridge Center Children

The Oradell Emerson Rotary happily delivered Easter joy to 17 special needs children at the Bergen County New Bridge Center. The baskets were creatively and generously adorned with Chocolate bunnies and Dunkin gift cards by Carol Blakeslee and Tom Scifo. Pictured Rotarians Carol Blakeslee, Katherine Norian, Tom Kelly, Rita Walker & Rosemary Kile from New Bridge Center. 
Easter Joy for New Bridge Center Children Rita Walker 2021-04-01 04:00:00Z 0

Oradell-Emerson Rotary & RDEA Fighting Hunger

What a great joint initiative. The Oradell-Emerson Rotary along with the River Dell Education Association #RDEAPride, made a sizable contribution to Connex4NPO to assist members of our surrounding communities by supplying healthy, nutritious food. Thank you all for helping to support the wonderful work we do to combat hunger. Pictured Carol Blakeslee, Patricia Preztunik, President Maria Rini, Lisa Bontemps, Roei Deleon-Mendez.
Oradell-Emerson Rotary & RDEA Fighting Hunger Rita Walker 2021-03-18 04:00:00Z 0

Food, Coat & Blanket Drive

Our Food, Coats & Blankets Drive on Saturday Jan 30th was a demonstration of the Huge generosity of folks who really care. Emerson Bible Church, Project Sleep Safe & King of Kings Worship Ministries were the recipients of the kindness of many.  
Food, Coat & Blanket Drive Rita Walker 2021-01-30 05:00:00Z 0
Food Coats Hats & Gloves Drive Rita Walker 2021-01-30 05:00:00Z 0

Assisting Seniors to sign up for COVID vaccine

It was our pleasure to assist Emerson in registering numerous senior citizens for the COVID Vaccine. The seniors were very appreciative of our help and we were delighted to assist. Service Above Self!
Assisting Seniors to sign up for COVID vaccine Rita Walker 2021-01-27 05:00:00Z 0
Honoring Our Health Care Workers Rita Walker 2020-12-23 05:00:00Z 0
Successful Food Drive Rita Walker 2020-11-07 05:00:00Z 0
Food Drive November Rita Walker 2020-11-07 05:00:00Z 0

Social Meeting in Westwood

A great time was had by all as we gathered for our weekly meeting on November 04, 2020 at Prohibition for 2 hours of socialization & camaraderie.  
Social Meeting in Westwood Rita Walker 2020-11-03 05:00:00Z 0
Alzheimer's Walk Rita Walker 2020-10-24 04:00:00Z 0
Lunch Meeting at VanSaun Rita Walker 2020-08-26 04:00:00Z 0

Vitalant Blood Drive

Due to the overwhelming response from our June Blood Drive, we will be partnering with the Borough of Oradell on July 29 for another much needed event. Please try to sign up. Thanks to those who donated in June.  
Vitalant Blood Drive 2020-07-29 04:00:00Z 0
Food & Clothing Drive July 25, 2020 2020-07-25 04:00:00Z 0
Blood Drive Rita Walker 2020-06-03 04:00:00Z 0
Food Drive Rita Walker 2020-05-16 04:00:00Z 0
Food Drive May 16th Rita Walker 2020-04-25 04:00:00Z 0

Join Our Weekly Zoom Meetings

Following the strict guidelines of Social Distancing, we are now meeting via ZOOM until further notice. Please join us by contacting our President Maria Rini for the link to our weekly Wednesday meetings at 7:30 am. We look forward to seeing you. Stay Well!
Join Our Weekly Zoom Meetings Rita Walker 2020-04-13 04:00:00Z 0

Ways to Help!

FYI If interested in a sign go to WWW.keystoneprinting.comSigns are $20 each and all profits go to support local nurses and hospital staff. Another example of folks making a difference. Many of our club members have them on display. We are also supporting local restaurants that are sending free meals to workers in surrounding hospitals. In addition some members are making nurse headbands to ease the stress of the masks that pull on their ears.
Ways to Help! Rita Walker 2020-04-02 04:00:00Z 0
Neighbors Helping Neighbors Rita Walker 2020-03-28 04:00:00Z 0

Hackensack Club Visit

Bob Murphy, from the Hackensack Rotary attended our 3-11 meeting to invite us to their 100 Anniversary celebration at the Hackensack Golf Club May 6, 2020. It was great seeing Bob and sharing Rotary ideas. Congratulations to The Hackensack Rotary on their Centennial.
Hackensack Club Visit Rita Walker 2020-03-11 04:00:00Z 0
Homemade Hand Sanitizer Rita Walker 2020-03-04 05:00:00Z 0

Interact Toy Collection

Please bring your donated items to our weekly meeting and they will be delivered to the RD Interact Club. Another wonderful gesture of "Service Above Self" by the RD Interact.
Interact Toy Collection Rita Walker 2020-02-15 05:00:00Z 0

Princess Breakfast

Don't miss this special event where you'll create wonderful memories with your special Princess!
Sponsored by Girl Scouts Troop 5981 & the Oradell-Emerson Rotary. Please see specifics above.
Princess Breakfast Rita walker 2020-02-13 05:00:00Z 0

Free Narcan Presentation/Training

A Narcan Presentation/Training that no one should miss, was sponsored by the Oradell Emerson Rotary this past Thursday Jan 16, 2020 at River Dell High School and presented by Caroline Bailey. Caroline's first hand story as a recovering addict and the importance of the use of Narcan to save lives was "Heart Wrenching". Each attendee went home with a free Narcan Kit and first hand instructions on its use. 
Free Narcan Presentation/Training Rita Walker 2020-01-18 05:00:00Z 0
$1000 Alzheimer Donation Rita Walker 2020-01-18 05:00:00Z 0
Narcan Free Training Rita Walker 2019-12-11 05:00:00Z 0
Semi-Annual Food Drive Dec 7, 2019 2019-11-21 05:00:00Z 0

Guided Meditation Evening Cancelled

Cancelled will be rescheduled for early 2020 to a Guided Meditation Evening -- Rotarians, friends and family!!  Join us for an enjoyable fun filled evening on November 20, 2019 @ Maria Rini's Home,  632 Iroquois Ave,  Oradell from
7:00 - 8:30 pm. $20 at the door - for more info call Maria @ 201-615-4783.
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Condolences to the Rini Family

Sadly our President Maria Rini suddenly lost her brother, Robert Rini, on November 15. Our thoughts and prayers are with her and her entire family during this difficult time.
Condolences to the Rini Family 2019-11-18 05:00:00Z 0
A Night at the Theater in Oradell 2019-11-17 05:00:00Z 0
Little Firehouse Theater Play & Dinner Rita Walker 2019-11-14 05:00:00Z 0
Pedestrian Flag Proclamation Rita Walker 2019-10-29 04:00:00Z 0
Governor's Visit Rita Walker 2019-10-23 04:00:00Z 0

Oradell Family Day

Thanks everyone for visiting our table yesterday at Oradell Family Day to help celebrate our 125 years as a town.  A BIG Thanks to Roland for setting up the  Shelter Box which was a great hit. The free Rotary cups & mugs was an added plus for those who stopped by to chat.  
Oradell Family Day Rita Walker 2019-09-23 04:00:00Z 0

Oradell Family Day

Posted by Rita Walker
 Be sure to visit our table, we'd love to see you! In addition to various projects on display that we've been working on,  there will be an actual "Shelter Box" that is used for families displaced by disasters. Rotary is there when you need us. Please stop by and say HI!
Oradell Family Day Rita Walker 2019-09-21 04:00:00Z 0

Cases of Water Donated

Bill Dumphy & Andy Castaldi delivered 21 cases of water donated by our Club to the folks in Newark who were affected by the tainted water due to the high levels of led in their public water supply.
Thank you Bill & Andy for your quick action on our Club's behalf!
Cases of Water Donated Rita Walker 2019-09-17 04:00:00Z 0

Pedestrian Flag Initiative - A Great Success

Posted on Aug 31, 2019
The Oradell-Emerson Rotary has spearheaded and totally funded this initiative. There are 7 targeted locations approved by the Oradell PD and numerous business owners have financially helped us to fund this program. Along with OPD surveillance and the use of the flags we have created safer streets for our pedestrians. Stay tuned for more updates. 
Pedestrian Flag Initiative - A Great Success 2019-08-31 04:00:00Z 0
President' Ball 2019-06-14 04:00:00Z 0
Food, Bicycle & Sewing Machine Drive Rita Walker 2019-05-04 04:00:00Z 0
Getting Organized with LIsa Rita Walker 2019-05-02 04:00:00Z 0
How to Become Organized Rita Walker 2019-05-01 04:00:00Z 0
Food-Bicycle-Sewing Machine Drive Rita Walker 2019-04-18 04:00:00Z 0

Fundraiser at Charlie Brown's Oradell

Posted by Rita Walker on Apr 03, 2019
Charlie Brown's fundraiser was a big success and shown below are some of our members enjoying a delightful dinner together and donating 10% of their dinner checks to our treasury for future projects. Thank you Charlie Brown's of Oradell for helping us to do the good works of Rotary.
Fundraiser at Charlie Brown's Oradell Rita Walker 2019-04-03 04:00:00Z 0
Fundraising Week at Charlie Brown's in Oradell Rita Walker 2019-04-01 04:00:00Z 0
Dr. Brucato Visits Our Evening Meeting Rita Walker 2019-03-27 04:00:00Z 0

Rotary Donation to Oradell Public School

Posted by Rita Walker on Mar 27, 2019
 This fall the Oradell-Emerson Rotary partnered with the Oradell PTA to sponsor a Wizard's Basketball game with over 700 paid attendees. A great time was had by all and our share of the profits $3000 was donated to the Oradell Public  School for audio visual aids equipment and for the future renovation of the school auditorium.
Rotary Donation to Oradell Public School Rita Walker 2019-03-27 04:00:00Z 0
You Don't Have to Live with Foot Pain! Rita Walker 2019-03-27 04:00:00Z 0
PROPERTY TAXES TOO HIGH? ...Appeal or Not To Appeal 2019-02-28 05:00:00Z 0
Should Marijuana be Legal? 2019-01-02 05:00:00Z 0

First Meeting of 2019

Posted by Rita Walker on Jan 01, 2019
Wishing all our member a Happy Healthy New Year! Please join us for our first meeting of the New Year on Wednesday January 9, 2019 @ 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM - 700 Kinderkamack Rd Oradell NJ. Reminder the 1st half year dues are requested. Looking forward to seeing you!
First Meeting of 2019 Rita Walker 2019-01-01 05:00:00Z 0

Annual Holiday Party

Please join us for a fun filled evening at the Emerson Hotel of camaraderie and Holiday cheer on Wednesday Dec 5, 2018 @ 6pm. A three course dinner including drinks and gratuity included will be provided all for $40. Please bring a $10-$15 Yankee Swap grab bag gift. RSVP Rita Walker 202-390-3872 or ritawalk@msn.com!  
Annual Holiday Party 2018-12-05 05:00:00Z 0

Annual Food Drive

Please donate to our Annual Food Drive on Saturday Dec 1st in the Volk Leber Funeral Home parking lot @ 268 Kinderkamack Rd. Oradell from 9am-2pm. All food and donations will be given to the Center For Food Action. Please help us make those less fortunate happy this Holiday Season.
Annual Food Drive wal 2018-12-01 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Means Business

Posted by Rita Walker
Please join us at the Emerson Hotel on Thursday Nov 29th from 5:30 pm to 7pm to hear how the new tax laws will affect us both personally and in business. James Stapleton CPA will be our guest presenter and will answer any questions you may have. Guests are encouraged! Just $20 per person which includes appetizers and a drink of your choice.
Rotary Means Business Rita Walker 2018-11-29 05:00:00Z 0

Relax and Unwind Friday

Relax, Unwind and support a great cause. Rotarian Marianne Olson invites you to have some wine, light fare and comradery while you enjoy great music for only $25.00 per person.

Relax and Unwind Friday 2018-10-10 04:00:00Z 0

NJ Antique Radio Club's Fall Swap Meet

Renowned Rotarian, Bill Dunphy, will be exhibiting at the New Jersey Antique Radio Club's Fall Swap Meet. Come on out and see Bill and his radio club buddies at this fun event!

NJ Antique Radio Club's Fall Swap Meet 2018-10-10 04:00:00Z 0
Harlem Wizards 10-26-2018 2018-10-04 04:00:00Z 0

Paint With Van Gogh

Posted on Oct 03, 2018
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A great time was had by all as we created our own Van Gogh masterpieces. Camaraderie and laughter resonated throughout the room the entire evening! Thanks Nina Bianco for arranging this delightful evening!
Paint With Van Gogh Rita Walker 2018-10-03 04:00:00Z 0

Eco-Cruise Meeting with the Hackensack Riverkeeper August 15

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Come join us for an incredible journey on the Hackensack River, through the marshes of the New Jersey Meadowlands, and more!  Eco-Cruises are fun, educational tours aboard Hackensack Riverkeeper’s specially rigged 30-foot pontoon boats. Captain Bill Sheehan started Eco-Cruises in 1994 to increase awareness of the lower Hackensack River as a vital natural and recreational resource. Most Eco-Cruises include 2 ½ hours on the water and are fully narrated by either Capt. Bill or Program Director Capt. Hugh Carola – both of whom are US Coast Guard-licensed captains.The Oradell-Emerson Rotary will have a private cruise on August 15. 

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September 5, 2018 Meeting 2018-08-09 04:00:00Z 0

A Night At The Museum

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A very special event for a very special cause. Please join us and the Oradell-Emerson Rotary Club for "A Night at the Museum" - great food and drink, a unique space, awesome art, a history talk on the infamous Blauvelt Mansion by local historian William Pat Schuber, great raffle prizes and proceeds to benefit New Jersey Recovery Advocates, helping to promote recovery from addiction, and other local charities. Let me know if you need tickets. Space is limited.
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Ride for Recovery 2018-03-29 04:00:00Z 0
Shelter Box Ambassador, Roland Weimer, speaks at our morning meeting 2018-03-07 05:00:00Z 0

Makers Day!! Oradell Public Library, March 10

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The Oradell-Emerson Rotary Club will once again be represented at Makers Day by our own Bill Dunphy. Bill will be presenting "How Sound is Reproduced". Makers Day runds from 10:30-3:30 this Saturday, March 10.
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Carl Hassett speaks on Rotary Disaster Relief Efforts

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Come join us at the Emerson Hotel...Carl Hassett, Rotary District Disaster Relief Committee Chair will be speaking on Rotary efforts in disaster relief in the U.S. and overseas. All are welcome. Light refreshments, cash bar.
Carl Hassett speaks on Rotary Disaster Relief Efforts 2018-01-08 05:00:00Z 0
Food Drive December 9th 9am-2pm Volk Leber Funeral Home Parking Lot, 268 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell 2017-11-18 05:00:00Z 0
Please come out in support of our friends in need in Puerto Rico 2017-11-18 05:00:00Z 0
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Eco Cruise at last!

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Finally...our long awaited eco cruise with the Hackensack Riverkeeper happened. A beautiful night - a fabulous boat - good food and drink - super stories from Captain Bill - and of course, great company. 
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A visit to Poland! 2017-07-13 04:00:00Z 0

Hackensack Riverkeeper Charter Eco-Cruise

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Although our boat ride was  cancelled due the forecast of more storms this evening, it actually turned out to be a beautiful evening, so we made "lemonade out of the lemons" and had a lovely picnic overlooking the water watching the sunset.
We will reschedule very soon. Can't wait to return!
Hackensack Riverkeeper Charter Eco-Cruise Nina Bianco 2017-06-22 04:00:00Z 0

Food Drive June 24, 9am-1pm

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Join us June 24th, anytime from 9am until 1pm, and drop off donations for our food drive in the parking lot of Volk Leber Funeral Home, 268 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell. As ever, we want to thank our Rotary member and generous host, Matt Leber and the Volk-Leber Funeral Home, for helping to make this event possible.
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Need Corporate Space?

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Our May 10th meeting was hosted by member Nina Bianco, Corporate Sales Representative for NIA Realty.  She spoke about her responsibilities and gave us a tour of 700 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell.  Tommy, the facilities director shared how the offices are configured and redesigned to meet each tenant's needs.
Need Corporate Space? 2017-05-09 04:00:00Z 0

We Are Farmers

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Meet Amanda Gallagher out newest member. With up-words of fifty years experience behind her she has definitely come across her fair share of seeing dogs create indoor swimming pools in homes.
Come on by 660 Kinderkamack Road to meet us, we are always happy to help you with your auto, home, renters, commercial, and pet insurance! We may be able to save you some money and since saving money can't hurt, give us a call at (201)500-6066.
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Our own Bill Dunphy at Makers Day

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NJ Makers Day
The Oradell-Emerson Rotary Club wants to give a big Thank you! to our own Bill Dunphy, for making Makers Day a special day for all the participants.
On Saturday, March 26, Bill Dunphy of the Oradell Rotary Club held a "Build a Radio" workshop at the Oradell Library in celebration of NJ Makers Day -  a state-wide event that celebrates do-it-yourself making, learning new skills, and experimentation. Makers Day emphasizes essential STEM (Science, technology, Engineering, Math) learning with an emphasis on play and having fun.The Oradell Public Library was a participating location for the 3rd straight year.
As one of the participants shared, it was "Best Day Ever in Oradell!"
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Pat Schuber Speaks about Camp Merritt 

Posted on Mar 01, 2017
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William "Pat" Schuber, former Bergen County Executive and assistant professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University, shared with us the story of Camp Merritt, the largest embarkation camp in the U.S. during WWI, located right here in Bergen County. The talk was just fascinating; Pat is a terrific speaker and his passion for the history of Bergen County is infectious. Thank you, Pat! We had a wonderful evening.


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