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Former Community Board 2 chairman Roberto Garcia and Parks Dept commissioner Adrian Benepe were honored by the Bronx River Alliance on Sept 16 for their long years of service to the Bronx. Garcia, who now serves as senior director of community and government relations at Montefiore Medical Center and executive [...]
By Stephanie Litsas firstname.lastname@example.org As Community Board 2 was preparing its annual request for city funds to improve the neighborhood last October, resident after resident rose to complain about the state of their local park or playground. Jose Grafals, the volunteer caretaker of Printers Park on Hoe Avenue, was worried [...]
“We are committed to building and maintaining parks and green spaces in the South Bronx to promote healthy living,” said Jesslyn Moser, a department spokeswoman, in response to questions from The Express.
News / Parks
By Maria Clark email@example.com After years of disrepair, Fox Street Playground is getting a facelift. Residents and city officials gathered at the playground, on the corner of 156th Street and Fox Street, on Nov. 19 to break ground for a complete renovation the park. Scheduled to be completed next year, [...]