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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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Keltch Park

Jerome Av bet. Macombs Rd and Elliot Pl


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

Rubin Keltch served in the U.S. Navy in World War II on the patrol gunboat Plymouth. His ship was torpedoed by the German submarine U-566 on August 4, 1943, just 90 miles east of Elizabeth City, New Jersey. At the time of his death, Keltch held the Navy Cross, the Purple Heart, and a Presidential Citation.

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Directions to Keltch Park

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Keltch Park Weather

  • Mon
  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow

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