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Donna Sacco is Making Oakland Park Elementary a More Beautiful Place

Teachers are essential pillars of the community. Between underfunded schools, COVID-19 guidelines and complications, and the responsibility of educating the next generation, teachers are continuously stepping up to the plate, going above and beyond to ensure today’s youth have access to the resources they need to grow and develop. Donna Sacco, a 3rd-grade teacher at […]
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Oakland Park Residents Give Back for the Holidays at Give, Care, Love: Hope for the Holidays

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 11% of people in Broward County live in poverty. And, as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever are struggling with economic insecurity. Despite the financial hardships many families face, events like Give, Care, Love: Hope for the Holidays bring together people in the community […]
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The Future of Dr. Carter G. Woodson Park

On Wednesday, December 8th, a community meeting took place for improvements needed at Carter G. Woodson Park, located in Harlem McBride. The meeting was held at the Collins Community Center at 6:30 PM. Some city employees present were City Manager David Hebert, Mayor Michael Carn, Commissioner Mitch Rosenwald, and Vice Mayor Aisha Gordon via Zoom. […]
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Get Ready for 2021 Holiday Village Christmas Tree Competition!

After a difficult year, the joy, fun and vibrancy of the Christmas holidays in Oakland Park are back! The 5th Annual Oakland Park Holiday Village will take place December 3rd and 4th at Jaco Pastorius Park.  As part of the Holiday Village, the City of Oakland Park will be hosting a Christmas Tree Decorating Competition. […]
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NW 21st Avenue Safety & Improvements Meeting Draws Large Community Attendance

On October 12th, 2021 The City of Oakland Park held a neighborhood participation meeting to provide the community with an update regarding the ongoing NW 21st Ave improvements project. The Zoom Meeting was attended by approximately fifty Oakland Park residents plus speakers from several different agencies that have been involved with the NW 21st Avenue […]

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