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Governor Cuomo approves National Tennis Center expansion in Flushing Meadows
Governor Cuomo approves National Tennis Center expansion in Flushing Meadows
Top Stories Melissa Chan 9/06/2013 at 3:08PM

The U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) now has the governor’s blessing to expand its prized center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday he signed legislation allowing the city to give the USTA 0.68 acres of parkland to extend the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The association’s $500 million plans include replacing the [...]

Bill to preserve city parkland
News Melissa Chan 7/10/2013 at 6:51PM

A bill introduced in the State Senate would make it more difficult for private companies to get a hold of city parkland. “Parkland is sacred and should be preserved for generations to come, not given away to private developers, especially without just and equal parkland compensation,” said State Senator Tony Avella, who penned the legislation. [...]