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Oakland Park Resident, Chantelle Iacone, Donates Hair for Wigs for Cancer Patients

Cancer is a devastating disease, and the side effects of treatment make recovery an exceptionally challenging process for those affected. One of the most common side effects of chemotherapy, a widely-used cancer treatment, is hair loss. In fact, up to 65% of chemotherapy patients experience chemotherapy-induced hair loss. Although chemotherapy-induced hair loss is
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Mission Parkour Academy Brings the First Parkour Gym to Oakland Park

Whether you have kids who are on YouTube or you watch videos there yourself, you’ve probably seen those thrilling videos of skilled individuals jumping from one rooftop to the next. This popular sport is called Parkour, but Parkour isn’t just designed for thrill-seekers. According to Gabe Sage, one of the owners at Mission Parkour Academy, […]
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Justin Flippen Manatee Contest Honors Late Wilton Manors Mayor

On February 25, 2020, Wilton Manors and surrounding communities experienced a devastating loss as Wilton Manors Mayor Justin Flippen passed away. Justin was passionate about education, creativity, and supporting children. In 2019, Justin Flippen had the idea and worked with artist, Claudia Castillo, and real estate agent, Ron Falk to host a manatee contest in […]
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Oakland Park Neighborhood Continues Christmas Eve Luminaria Tradition

Traditions are passed down from one generation to the next and hold valuable meaning to those who participate in them, especially during the holiday season. On Christmas Eve, one Oakland Park neighborhood continued its sacred Luminaria tradition. Photo: Leslie Eckert The Luminaria Tradition The Luminaria tradition began in 1979 as neighbors came together to assemble […]

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