Vallone Pushes Astoria Skating Rink

Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) recently wrote a letter to Parks Dept. Commissioner Veronica White, proposing an ice skating rink at the Astoria Park pool site, similar to the one recently opened at the McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn. Vallone said he believes the two parks share many similarities, and with appropriate adjustments the same […]

Queens Park Groups Recognized At Conf.

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The second annual Partnerships for Parks Conference will take place on Nov. 16, where two Queens park volunteer groups, among others, will be awarded for their dedication to enacting change in neighborhood parks. The Briarwood Action Network and the Woodside Neighborhood Association are the recipients from Queens to receive the […]