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The source for information about the Riverside Park neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

RPRA supports Stranahan High School

The following letter was just sent on behalf of Stranahan High School: September 2, 2015 Dr. Robert Runcie Superintendent, Broward County Schools 600 SE 3rd Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Re. Facilities improvements at Stranahan High School Dear Dr. Runcie, I am writing you today on behalf of the Riverside Park Residents’ Association (RPRA) regarding the urgently needed facilities improvements… Read more →

State Recommended Precautionary Boil Water Advisory

State Recommended Precautionary Boil Water Advisory On Friday, August 7, 2015, an untreated water sample at one of South Florida’s water source wells tested positive for e-coli. The routine test was conducted prior to treatment at a certified and closely monitored water treatment facility. Tests on finished, treated water samples flowing from Fort Lauderdale’s treatment facilities and distribution system consistently… Read more →

Prepare a Disaster Supply Kit Now!

Have enough emergency supplies to last for at least three days (72 hours). At a minimum, be sure to include: Water (at least one gallon per person per day) Non-perishable, ready-to-eat food (manual can opener) Disposable plates and utensils Battery-powered flashlight Battery-powered radio Extra batteries First aid kit Cash Prescription medication (two-week supply) Eye glasses or contact lenses Toilet paper, soap, wipes,… Read more →

The City of Fort Lauderdale invites residents to Hurricane Expo 2015

Fort Lauderdale – South Florida residents are invited to participate in a free hurricane and disaster preparedness event to be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at the War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE 8th Street in Fort Lauderdale. Hurricane Expo 2015 aims to raise public awareness about the need to be prepared and how… Read more →

Hazardous waste and electronics drop-off

Building on the success and popularity of household hazardous waste and electronics drop-off events held earlier this year, the City of Fort Lauderdale is hosting a new, expanded event on Saturday, August 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mills Pond Park, 2201 NW 9th Avenue (Powerline Road), Fort Lauderdale. Read more →

Exercise Caution While Having Fun This Independence Day

The Florida Forest Service wants to remind all Floridians to use fire and fireworks safely and responsibly while celebrating on this Fourth of July. “Although we have had a wet summer in some parts of the state, the potential for wildfire still exists, especially in South Florida,” said Jim Karels, State Forester. “Please be careful when you use fireworks near… Read more →

Be Aware of the Newest FPL (Florida Power and Light) Scams

Several reports have come in this past week of customers being conned via the phone and email scam. Remember to research numbers on your own. Never trust caller ID. A copy of a what a possible email scam is attached. Phone Scam Phone scammers posing as FPL employees are targeting customers across our 35 county service territory. These scammers are… Read more →


Read the information below and visit our Hurricane Preparedness page for more details about how you can properly protect your family, loved ones, pets, and property. Being prepared is the most important step everyone can take to survive a storm. As residents of South Florida, we are never far from the possible dangers associated with hurricanes. The most important step… Read more →

The Marine Industries Association Plywood Regatta is this weekend

This event takes place on Saturday and Sunday at Dania Beach Marina, at 101 N. Beach Road, Dania Beach, Florida. The Riverside Park Residents’ Association is sponsoring the team from New River Middle School this year. More info at http://plywoodregatta.com. We hope to see you there. Read on for detailed info about the event: A maximum of 40 teams of middle… Read more →

10 Ways to Avoid Fraud

From Detective DiCristofalo, Fort Lauderdale Police Department Know who you’re dealing with. Try to find a seller’s physical address (not a P.O. Box) and phone number. With internet phone services and other web-based technologies, do an online search for the company name and website, and look for reviews. Know that wiring money is like sending cash. Don’t wire money to strangers,… Read more →