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Six months after Sandy, Charles Park gets clean-up
Six months after Sandy, Charles Park gets clean-up
News Terence M. Cullen 4/17/2013 at 2:58PM

Frank M. Charles Memorial Park is getting spruced up. With Sandy debris lingering nearly six months after the storm, Councilmember Eric Ulrich has partnered with the Doe Fund to help clean up the community park, which is run under the auspices of by Gateway National Recreation Area. Nine “men in blue” from the Doe Fund, [...]

Community: Clean up park before allowing new development
Community: Clean up park before allowing new development
South Terence M. Cullen 4/08/2013 at 1:42PM

Howard Beach residents just want their park cleaned up. Before plans Frank M. Charles Memorial Park are made, Community Board 10 wants the joint effort between the NYC Parks Department and Gateway National Recreation Area to get more local input. Board members on Thursday, April 4 unanimously voted on a resolution to ask the coalition [...]

Howard Beach residents say Charles Park needs repairs
Howard Beach residents say Charles Park needs repairs
South Terence M. Cullen 3/21/2013 at 10:13AM

Some Howard Beach residents want to make sure a local park is cleaned up before future development comes in. Frank M. Charles Memorial Park, part of Gateway National Recreation Area and heavily damaged by Sandy, was listed as a site for potential concession stands, kayak launch bays or bike terminals in a request for proposal [...]