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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Dugan Playground

Mill Rd. to Weed Ave. bet.ween Tysens La. and Isernia Ave.

Staten Island

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Gerard P. Dugan (1905-1973) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He served in the Marine Corps from 1923 to 1927. Dugan moved to Staten Island in 1935, where he became a dedicated community activist. He worked as a foreman for the Bethlehem Steel Company at the former Mariner’s Harbor shipyard until he retired in 1967.

Dugan’s civic work included helping to organize the Oakwood Beach Resident Committee. He also served as President of the Oakwood Civic Association and as Chairman of the Hurricane Protection Committee. In 1973 Dugan received the Richmond County Borough President Award as well as the Achievement Award from the Civic Congress of Staten Island on which he served as a delegate.

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    Dugan Playground Weather

    • Tue
      Snow
      30°F
    • Wed
      Blowing Snow
      32°F
    • Thu
      Chance Light Snow
      31°F
    • Fri
      Chance Flurries
      34°F

    7-day forecast

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