2012-08-10 / Community

Bloomberg Joins In Ribbon Cutting Of Far Rockaway Parks



Rockaway Ravens players Jonathan and Wristian hold the ribbon firm while their peers look on as Goldfeder, the mayor, Benepe, Sanders and Gaska are among those cutting the ribbon to officially open the parks. Rockaway Ravens players Jonathan and Wristian hold the ribbon firm while their peers look on as Goldfeder, the mayor, Benepe, Sanders and Gaska are among those cutting the ribbon to officially open the parks.

Sanders and Goldfeder take a tour of the new park. Sanders and Goldfeder take a tour of the new park.

The new parks are part of the Mayor’s PlaNYC for a greener New York. Joining Bloomberg are Community Board 14 District Manager Jonathan Gaska, Councilman James Sanders Jr., Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg The new parks are part of the Mayor’s PlaNYC for a greener New York. Joining Bloomberg are Community Board 14 District Manager Jonathan Gaska, Councilman James Sanders Jr., Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg

That’s Parks Commissioner Benepe in the hat giving the children pointers on digging up sand. That’s Parks Commissioner Benepe in the hat giving the children pointers on digging up sand.

Time to break in the new equipment. Time to break in the new equipment.

New swings are featured at the Beach 29 Street park. New swings are featured at the Beach 29 Street park.

Ahoy! Water, water everywhere. And it’s loads of fun. Ahoy! Water, water everywhere. And it’s loads of fun.

Members of the Rockaway Youth Task Force and the Rockaway Ravens test out the new field that is now the Ravens’ home. Members of the Rockaway Youth Task Force and the Rockaway Ravens test out the new field that is now the Ravens’ home.

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