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

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 →

City of Fort Lauderdale to Chlorinate Water System

City of Fort Lauderdale to Chlorinate Water System Preventive Maintenance Scheduled for February 24 – March 17, 2015 The City of Fort Lauderdale will temporarily return to using free chlorine in its drinking water system. This preventive maintenance procedure will begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, February 24, 2015 and will end at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Free chlorination… Read more →

Auto Theft Prevention

Never leave an unlocked vehicle with the key in the ignition and the car running unattended (as when running into a convenience store or dropping kids off at school/daycare).  Do not leave the key to your vehicle inside your vehicle or hide a key around your vehicle. Lock your car doors with windows up. Park in well-lit areas. In your… Read more →

Congrats for the Most Unique Air Potato

Congratulations to our own RPRA board member, Dawn Joiner, for finding the most unique air potato at the Great Air Potato Round Up 2015. The Air Potato Round Up took place this past weekend on Jan 24th and at the end of event, several awards including “Most Unique Air Potato” where given out, and one of the air potatoes that… Read more →

Free Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Jan. 24

Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Event Scheduled for January 24 The City of Fort Lauderdale is offering residents a responsible way to dispose of hazardous waste and electronics at a drop-off event set for 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 24th at Mills Pond Park, 2201 NW 9th Avenue (Powerline Road), in Fort Lauderdale. Proof of residence is… Read more →

Green Your Routine Volunteers Needed

Hello, GYR Volunteers! We have a volunteer opportunity available in two of the three events planned for Fort Lauderdale United Day– the Neighborhood Clean Up Walk-A-Thon and the Tree Giveaway. Volunteer space will be filled on a first response basis. There will be one point per person, one volunteer space per HOA unless all spaces are not filled in a… Read more →

Holiday Safety Tips

From Detective DiCristofalo Detective DiCristofalo, Fort Lauderdale Police Department CITY Out and About: Always be aware of your surroundings. Be confident. Stand tall. Look around. Trust your instincts. Shopping: Carry only what you need to make the transaction. Try not to carry all of your credit cards, debit cards, cash and/or checkbook at the same time. Notify issuers immediately if your… Read more →

Preventing Package Delivery Theft

From Detective DiCristofalo, Fort Lauderdale Police Department Having a package delivered? Here are some tips to keep your boxes from being stolen from your front door. If your employer will allow it, have packages delivered to your office. If not, have packages delivered to a place where they can be received in person. Request a signature confirmation or hold your… Read more →