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NYC Parks urges caution during the snow storm predicted for Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening. Heavy ice and snow can cause hazardous conditions in parks, including falling branches and treacherous frozen park paths. NYC Parks advises New Yorkers to avoid using parks until Wednesday morning, when we will provide an update on park conditions.

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Power Playground

Ave. N between E. 49 St. and Utica Ave.

Brooklyn

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

Marshal Power (1922-1957) was a resident of Brooklyn who had a distinguished career in military and government service. His given name was a tribute to his father, James Michael Power, who served as United States Marshal for the Eastern District of New York. James Marshal Power attended Manhattan College until 1942 when he enlisted as a private in the Army. He served honorably with the Forty-second (Rainbow) Infantry Division in France and Germany during World War II. When he left the Army in 1946, Power was a lieutenant.

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    Power Playground Weather

    • Mon
      Snow
      29°F
    • Tue
      Heavy Snow
      28°F
    • Wed
      Mostly Sunny
      28°F
    • Thu
      Chance Light Snow
      30°F

    7-day forecast

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