Since it was first reported by The Queens Courier on June 19 that only 29 beaches were open for swimming, another 19 were added to the open list.
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What is a polliwog anyway? Children learn the answer to this question and many more while observing and handling real frogs on Saturday, June 21 at Alley Pond Environmental Center.
As of June 19, only 29 of the more than 100 beaches in the Rocakaways are open to swimming because of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy coupled with a dearth of lifeguards, the Parks Department said.
A former city Parks Department worker was sentenced to 25 years in prison for stabbing another employee to death during a fight at a Flushing recreation center.
With hundreds of parks in New York City, it is hard to find the right one to call your own.
Jean. C. Silva is the president of the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Conservancy, a civic association that is dedicated in preserving, restoring and maintaining the natural, historic and cultural integrity of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
The Rockaway Rockies are getting a new rink. The roller hockey rink, on Beach 109th Street and Shore Front Parkway, will be reconstructed this fall thanks to $600,000 in capital funding secured by Councilmember Eric Ulrich
The Parks Department hosted free snow sports and activities in Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village, courtesy of massive amounts of snow from Winter Storm Hercules.
Just because Mother Nature has dropped a few inches of snow, doesn’t mean you can’t go out and have some fun in the borough.
The push for quicker Sandy recovery continues, and now the pressure is on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC). Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder requested Joe Martens, DEC Commissioner, and the agency expedite all “permits related to recovery projects in the Sandy-damaged communities of southern Queens” to “wherever possible.” “Our families are working [...]