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December 8

NYC PARKS BREAKS GROUND ON OVERHAUL OF ASTORIA HEIGHTS PLAYGROUND

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Council Member Costa Constantinides, Senator Michael Gianaris, Community Board 1 District Manager Florence Koulouris, and Lynn Kennedy representing the Friends of Astoria Heights Park, to break...

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