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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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May 21

CITY ANNOUNCES PLAN TO REDUCE DISCARDED SYRINGES IN BRONX PARKS AND INCREASE OUTREACH TO PEOPLE WHO USE DRUGS

In response to persistent presence of discarded syringes in Bronx parks, the City will install safe disposal kiosks and deploy trained staff to maintain and empty them City will increase outreach to people who use drugs in parks and connect them to local community-based health and social...

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