national parks service

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, [...]

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 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/10/2012 at 7:48AM

Hollis residents urge city to install sewers on flood-prone block  Every time the weather forecast predicts rain, residents of several Hollis blocks leave work or cut their vacations short to secure their homes against floods. Homeowners on the corner of 90th Ave. and 183rd St. have lobbied the city for decades to install sewers that will [...]