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Northeast High School InventTeam Makes Local News for Invention Award

On Thursday, January 21, 2021, Northeast High Schools 2018 Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam was featured on several local news stations for a U.S. Patent for its Mosquito Agitator. The ingenious device prevents mosquitoes from laying eggs in standing water. Researching Mosquito Breeding Habits The students, inspired by the Zika outbreak that reached Miami in 2017, researched
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Look Who’s Swinging Into Town: Swinging Bananas Farmers Market!

Farmers Markets are a delight and beneficial to communities. Still, when they also offer deep discounts, they are worth their weight in gold, or should we say bananas? Swinging Bananas: A Family Owned Business Swinging Bananas Farmers Market is located at 1052 East Oakland Park Boulevard, Oakland Park, FL 33334. You may have passed by […]
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Oakland Park Commissioners Approve Oakland Park Square Lease Agreement

In the November 4th City Commission meeting, three Oakland Commissioners approved the lease agreement for Oakland Park Square. The future public-private, mixed-use use development will be located at 3700-3855 N. Dixie Highway. The meeting was held at 6:30 p.m. Vice Mayor Jane Bolin was not present. Mayor Matthew Sparks, Commissioners Tim Lonergan, and Michael Carn […]
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Oakland Park Appoints First Female Battalion Chief

On Wednesday evening, October 28th, the City of Oakland Park held a Fire Rescue pinning ceremony at Jaco Community Center. The City made history as it promoted Captain Monica Maldonado, Oakland Park’s first Latina, female Battalion Chief. Monica Maldonado: Oakland Park’s First Female Battalion Chief Fire Chief Stephen Krivjanik hosted the ceremony. Though it was […]

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