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Nyc Parks Kicks Off Summer Beach Season And Reminds New Yorkers To Be Watersafe This Summer

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, announces that the City’s public beaches will open for the season this Saturday, May 23, and remain open through Labor Day Weekend. Lifeguards will be on duty daily, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00...

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At Clinton War Memorial Flanders And New York Remember Those Making The Ultimate Sacrifice

The sun shone down through the canopy of trees. In a solemn yet celebratory ceremony veterans and civilians, foreign dignitaries and local officials gathered Tuesday, May 12 at the Clinton War Memorial doughboy in DeWitt Clinton Park. Burt...

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