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Neighborhood Journals: Spreading Joy Through Words Around Oakland Park

Just a few weeks ago, Oakland Park resident Layla Hinson had the novel idea of creating Neighborhood Journals for Oakland Park and its surrounding areas. The concept is simple: Layla purchased a variety of pens/pencils/markers, smile stickers, and plastic zip bags for this initiative. With materials in hand, Layla set about creating the journals with […]
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Oakland Park Firefighters Bring Christmas To Family That Lost Everything

On November 30th, 2020 Kelli and Stephen Korman and their two daughters lives were changed forever when the apartment they were moving into caught fire. Just 25 days before the biggest holiday in the world they lost everything and did not know what to do or how they were going to bring Christmas to their […]
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BSO Comes Through for Special Olympians

The first week of November marked a special moment for Special Olympic athletes who reside in Oakland Park, FL. On November 5th, 2020, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) and Duffy’s in Deerfield Beach teamed up to deliver meals to the athletes. The meals included burgers, fries, wings, mozzarella sticks & soft pretzels from the […]
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Massive Rains Cause Flooding in Oakland Park

Last night the rain poured and poured. It delivered several inches of rain throughout the City of Oakland Park causing flooding in various neighborhoods.  Rhiannon Rose Samoyedny, one of Living In Oakland Park’s staff writers posted when the rains started “Be safe guys. Major flooding happening. Half my yard is underwater”. She was not alone […]

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