Gateway National Recreation Area Newswire

Gateway National Recreation Area Newswire

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  1. Just Sayin': National parks need moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Newsday

    ... anniversary of the National Park Service. From the Statute of Liberty to Ellis Island to Gateway National Recreation Area, New Yorkers can be proud of our shared heritage protected as national park sites. There is a critical problem, however: More ...

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  2. One of N.J.'s strangest and most beautiful sites is in danger of disappearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The Jersey Journal

    ... at the approach to New York Harbor, Sandy Hook , now part of the National Park Services's Gateway National Recreation Area, was a strategic military spot dating back to the Colonial era. The British held the Hook throughout the Revolutionary War , ...

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  3. Members Needed for Fort Hancock 21st Century CommitteeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Gateway National Recreation Area

    The National Park Service has issued a Call for Nominations for individuals who wish to serve a three-year term as a member of the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Federal Advisory Committee. The 30-day period for applications will end on Thursday, October 15, 2015.

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  4. Sandy Hook: Backers Rally to Save HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Red Bank Green

    A group of preservationists trying to save the last remnants of a long-forgotten Sandy Hook beach resort from the wrecking ball. Dubbed the Jersey Coast Heritage Museum at Sandlass House, the group has begun circulating a petition calling on the National Park Service, which owns the house as part of Gateway National Recreation Area, not to knock it down, and allow them to turn it into a museum.

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  5. It's A Bird! It's A Plane! It's Both! Birds Find Home At Area AirportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 5 | The Harrison Daily Voice

    ... Another great site for birding near JFK is Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, part of the Gateway National Recreation Area. This preserve has more open water than Hook Creek, and is home to large numbers of waterfowl and breeding wading birds that can ...

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  6. Assemblywoman to host document shred day on Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 4 | SILive.com

    Staten Islanders will have an opportunity to shred documents containing personal or sensitive information Nov. 12 during a community "shred day" event in Great Kills. A free "shred van" will be in the parking lot of the Gateway National Recreation Area from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants can enter the park at the intersection of Hylan Boulevard and Buffalo Street and drive past the entrance parking lot towards the beach parking lot at the end of the road.

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  7. Nature on the side of the SIE: Sumacs take root on Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | SILive.com

    ... of the beach areas. Winged sumac can be seen in almost all parts of the Great Kills unit of Gateway National Recreation Area. Sumacs are members of the cashew family of plants. The greenish-yellow flowers of the sumacs develop in compact clusters ...

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  8. Man charged with wearing clear plastic wrap bikini bottom at the ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Philly.com

    ... north end of Sandy Hook, according to a story on NJ.com. "Sandy Hook is part of the federal Gateway National Recreation Area, so local ordinances don't apply," the story said.

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  9. Naked man in jogger Karina Vetrano case to give DNA, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Newsday

    ... faces charges of public lewdness and trespass, according to police. The park is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area. Vetrano, 31, was found strangled on Aug. 2 after she had left her Howard Beach home about 5:30 p.m. to do a run through the ...

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  10. Aviator expands hockey program to Junior levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | PR Log

    ... multi-sport and recreational complex. FBF was NYC's first municipal airport and is part of Gateway National Recreation Area. Aviator has refurbished four historic aircraft hangars and surrounding grounds, in partnership with the National Park ...

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  11. Photo flashback: Whatever happened to Oakwood's subway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | SILive.com

    ... site of a sewage treatment facility. Bordering on the south is the Staten Island Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area, also known locally and formerly as Great Kills Park. Points of interest located in Oakwood include Monsignor Farrell High ...

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  12. Sandy Hook: Zero Waste, Max Family FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Red Bank Green

    ... Fort Hancock area of Sandy Hook, ZWAF represents a partnership between Monmouth Arts and Gateway National Recreation Area Sandy Hook Unit. The event also marks the culminating phase of a larger Gateway to the Arts grant project, a $20,000 award that ...

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  13. Will Sandy Hook's proposed parking fee increase hurt or help the park?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    SANDY HOOK - National Park Service officials defended a proposed increase in parking fees starting next summer at Sandy Hook at an open house Wednesday night that attracted few people but a slew of questions about how the additional money would be used. As one of the three parks in New Jersey and New York making up what is known as Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook needs the increase to fund existing programs, repair buildings and restore natural habitats, among other initiatives, parks officials have said.

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  14. Sandy Hook celebrates National Park centennial but visitors get the gift: no entrance feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    ... (including sites in Jamaica Bay and Staten Island in New York) making up the park service's Gateway National Recreation Area. But the park actually dates back to Colonial times when an Army fort operated on the northern tip of its 7-mile peninsula. ...

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  15. Spend Less, Do More: Corps Can Help Secure the Future of the National Park ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Switched

    Corpsmembers with New Jersey Youth Corps of Phillipsburg restore a historic structure at Gateway National Recreation Area. The NPS site sustained extensive damage during Hurricane Sandy.

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  16. The National Park Service just turned 100. We visited one of their filthiest, most forgotten sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... they tinkle like wind chimes. Scroll down to hear that spooky noise. The bay is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area, a series of campsites, wetlands, and monuments scattered across eastern Brooklyn, Queens, and New Jersey and run by the ...

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  17. N.J.'s 12 National Park sites: How many have you visited?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | NJ.com

    ... States. The island now serves as a museum and a monument to the immigrant experience. The Gateway National Recreation Area includes 27,000 acres along the ocean and bays in New Jersey, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. New Jersey's portion is ...

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  18. Sandy Hook: Join the 100TH Birthday BlitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Red Bank Green

    ... the nation. Out on the Sandy Hook peninsula, administered by the NPS as a unit of the Gateway National Recreation Area, the past several Septembers have seen a local BioBlitz effort coordinated with the Hook-based nonprofit American Littoral Society ...

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  19. Our era's iconic national park is hidden in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Grist Magazine

    ... national park system. A bit of fine-print nuance here: The 14-square-mile refuge is part of Gateway National Recreation Area , which rings New York Harbor and is run by the National Park Service. So it's not a textbook national park. It certainly ...

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  20. Long-awaited bike path on track for completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | SILive.com

    ... Ricciardone. The bike path was originally slated to connect Miller Field in New Dorp to Gateway National Recreation Area and Great Kills Park. But a New York State Department of Transportation grant was only able to fund the pathway from Miller ...

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