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NYC Parks Breaks Ground On Renovations To Rockaway Beach Roller Hockey Rink

On Saturday, March 14, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, joined City Council Member Eric Ulrich, Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski, Rockaway Rockies Hockey organization President Mike Leahy and members of the league,...

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NYC Parks Dedicates Statue Of Sophocles In Astoria's Athens Square

Final statue is completed and permanently on display at Athens Square in Astoria, Queens Saturday, March 28, NYC Parks Queens Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski joined Senator Michael Gianaris, City Council Member Costa Constantinides, State...

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