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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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December 12

30,000 ACRES OF PARKS! BROOKFIELD PARK OPENING BRINGS CITY PARKLAND TO ACREAGE MILESTONE

Citywide parkland reaches 30,000 acres with opening of Brookfield Park on Staten Island NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, today joined DEP Commissioner Vincent Sapienza, Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, State Senator Andrew Lanza, NYC Council Member Joseph Borelli, Council...

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