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

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 →

HURRICANE SEASON STARTS JUNE 1

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 →

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 →