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Browse or search our collection of news announcements dating back to 2003, including notifications of park openings and renamings, programs and special events, and employee and agency accomplishments.

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November 23

NYC Parks Celebrates New Pathways, Improved Water Quality At Bayside's Oakland Lake

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Congresswoman Grace Meng, Assembly Member Edward Braunstein, Council Member Elect Barry Grodenchik and District Manager of Community Board 11 Susan Seinfeld to celebrate a $1.6 million...

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