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Crain's New York Business
City reneges on decade-old promise to buy 11-acre site for Williamsburg park11-acre site that the city had planned to buy and transform into a key part of
City reneges on decade-old promise to buy 11-acre site for Williamsburg park
Crain's New York Business / Posted an hour ago
11-acre site that the city had planned to buy and transform into a key part of Bushwick Inlet Park. The commissioner of the Department of Parks and Recreation said Tuesday that the city hasn't budgeted the money needed to acquire the CitiStorage... Read more
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News Mail
Men splashed by 'croc' while fishing in the Mary Riverhave been taken from the Mary River and re-homed at Koorana Crocodile Farm in R
Men splashed by 'croc' while fishing in the Mary River
News Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
have been taken from the Mary River and re-homed at Koorana Crocodile Farm in Rockhampton. A spokeswoman from the Department of Parks and Wildlife encouraged Maryborough residents and anyone using the Mary River to be croc-wise. Those who... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shen authority hears complaint on permit denialin the game program. “There are a lot of exemptions from liability,” O’Donnell
Shen authority hears complaint on permit denial
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
in the game program. “There are a lot of exemptions from liability,” O’Donnell said. “The Game Commission, state forestry, department of parks, they’re protected under this law.” “Just because there are protections granted under this act, it does... Read more
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The Mercury News
Spend Memorial Day at an all-day rally for the San Jose SharksCup finals, Plaza de Cesar Chavez is the perfect place to start," said Brian Cl
Spend Memorial Day at an all-day rally for the San Jose Sharks
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Cup finals, Plaza de Cesar Chavez is the perfect place to start," said Brian Clampitt, event coordinator with San Jose's Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services. "Let's paint the town teal!'' Monday's event is being hosted by... Read more
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The Maui News
Tough decision-making paves the way for balanced budgetEconomic Development, Energy, Agriculture and Recreation Committee to evaluate
Tough decision-making paves the way for balanced budget
The Maui News / Posted 2 days ago
Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture and Recreation Committee to evaluate the creation of an enterprise fund for the Department of Parks and Recreation. It is also assigned the task to review the establishment of a county Office of... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
San Jose to hold Sharks rally downtownCup finals, Plaza de Cesar Chavez is the perfect place to start,” said Brian Cl
San Jose to hold Sharks rally downtown
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Cup finals, Plaza de Cesar Chavez is the perfect place to start,” said Brian Clampitt, event coordinator with San Jose’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services. “Let’s paint the town teal!’’ Monday’s event is being hosted by... Read more
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The Mercury News
Spend Memorial Day at an all-day rally for the San Jose SharksCup finals, Plaza de Cesar Chavez is the perfect place to start," said Brian Cl
Spend Memorial Day at an all-day rally for the San Jose Sharks
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Cup finals, Plaza de Cesar Chavez is the perfect place to start," said Brian Clampitt, event coordinator with San Jose's Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services. "Let's paint the town teal!'' Monday's event is being hosted by... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Summer weather hits Sacramento for long weekendweekend is the water is going to be very cold. It’s snow-melt water.” Gloria S
Summer weather hits Sacramento for long weekend
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
weekend is the water is going to be very cold. It’s snow-melt water.” Gloria Sandoval, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Parks and Recreation, urged those heading to the water to remember that even the best swimmers can get swept... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakley: Dog park, other upgrades, in store for Nunn-Wilson ParkOn Thursday the California Department of Parks and Recreation announced it had
Oakley: Dog park, other upgrades, in store for Nunn-Wilson Park
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
On Thursday the California Department of Parks and Recreation announced it had recommended that National Park Service spent $8.8 million in grant funding for various projects around the state, and Oakley has made the cut. The state recommended that... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Corrections & Clarificationsmisidentified the Barry Farm Recreation Center, the title of John Stokes, who i
Corrections & Clarifications
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
misidentified the Barry Farm Recreation Center, the title of John Stokes, who is the acting deputy director of the D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation, and the sponsor of the program, which is the U.S. Agriculture Department. Also, the name of... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Corrections & Clarificationsmisidentified the Barry Farm Recreation Center, the title of John Stokes, who i
Corrections & Clarifications
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
misidentified the Barry Farm Recreation Center, the title of John Stokes, who is the acting deputy director of the D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation, and the sponsor of the program, which is the U.S. Agriculture Department. Also, the name of... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Open space plans for Oregon Gulch get a boostcloser to setting aside Oregon Gulch as an open space where hikers and bicyclis
Open space plans for Oregon Gulch get a boost
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
closer to setting aside Oregon Gulch as an open space where hikers and bicyclists can explore the outdoors. The California Department of Parks and Recreation announced the city is being recommended for a $109,500 grant to acquire 170.2 acres in the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Corrections & Clarificationsmisidentified the Barry Farm Recreation Center, the title of John Stokes, who i
Corrections & Clarifications
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
misidentified the Barry Farm Recreation Center, the title of John Stokes, who is the acting deputy director of the D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation, and the sponsor of the program, which is the U.S. Agriculture Department. Also, the name of... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Corrections & Clarificationsmisidentified the Barry Farm Recreation Center, the title of John Stokes, who i
Corrections & Clarifications
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
misidentified the Barry Farm Recreation Center, the title of John Stokes, who is the acting deputy director of the D.C. Department of Parks & Recreation, and the sponsor of the program, which is the U.S. Agriculture Department. Also, the name of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Time-consuming technique was short-livedof the technique. Gay Guthrie has an extensive background in antiques and the
Time-consuming technique was short-lived
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
of the technique. Gay Guthrie has an extensive background in antiques and the decorative arts. She teaches an antiques course through the City of Orillia's department of parks, recreation and culture and can be reached at g.guthrie@sympa... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Yoga joins other kid-friendly summer events at Columbus Commonsschoolchildren. This year’s book is titled “Going on a Nature Walk.” The progr
Yoga joins other kid-friendly summer events at Columbus Commons
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
schoolchildren. This year’s book is titled “Going on a Nature Walk.” The program is a collaboration among the Gahanna Department of Parks and Recreation, the Columbus Metropolitan Library and Art Garden Studios of Gahanna. For more... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Greenwich Point, Byram Park Beaches Opening SaturdayGREENWICH, Conn. -- In a cooperative effort with the Greenwich Department of He
Greenwich Point, Byram Park Beaches Opening Saturday
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 4 days ago
GREENWICH, Conn. -- In a cooperative effort with the Greenwich Department of Health, the Department of Parks and Recreation will begin the summer beach season with the official opening of Greenwich Point and Byram Park on Saturday, May 28. The end of... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
YouTube Prankster Faces Chargeshe was arrested on suspicion of trespassing in a fire zone, according to Senior
YouTube Prankster Faces Charges
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
he was arrested on suspicion of trespassing in a fire zone, according to Senior Ranger Patrick Joyce of the Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation. Public address announcements were made from a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Kennard man sentenced to 12 months in federal prison for asbestos violationstheir actions.” This case was investigated by the EPA’s Criminal Investigation
Kennard man sentenced to 12 months in federal prison for asbestos violations
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
their actions.” This case was investigated by the EPA’s Criminal Investigation Division in Dallas, Texas, the TCEQ’s Criminal Investigation Division, and the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife, and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jim Nob... Read more
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My EastText
East Texas man sentenced to year in prison for asbestos work violationsby the EPA’s Criminal Investigation Division in Dallas, Texas, the TCEQ’s Crimi
East Texas man sentenced to year in prison for asbestos work violations
My EastText / Posted 4 days ago
by the EPA’s Criminal Investigation Division in Dallas, Texas, the TCEQ’s Criminal Investigation Division, and the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife, and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jim Noble. Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Trail to extend 67 miles through Santa Monica Mountainsare among 180 individual tracts that have been acquired over the decades by the
Trail to extend 67 miles through Santa Monica Mountains
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 days ago
are among 180 individual tracts that have been acquired over the decades by the National Park Service, California Department of Parks and Recreation, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and Mountains Recreation and Conservation... Read more
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WYFF 4 Greenville
Zip lines, ropes course, water recreation and more coming to Lake HartwellPointe Resort. Sanctuary Pointe received approval earlier this year from the C
Zip lines, ropes course, water recreation and more coming to Lake Hartwell
WYFF 4 Greenville / Posted 5 days ago
Pointe Resort. Sanctuary Pointe received approval earlier this year from the Corps of Engineers and the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism for a revised master plan that incorporates the Outdoor Life Center... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Civic & Community Center: County parks director to speak at next Civic meetingThe North Fort Myers Civic Association has a lot of irons in the fire. Dana Ka
Civic & Community Center: County parks director to speak at next Civic meeting
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 6 days ago
The North Fort Myers Civic Association has a lot of irons in the fire. Dana Kasler, director of The Lee County Department of Parks and Recreation will be the featured speaker at its next business meeting on June 10 at 7 p.m. at the NFM Recreation... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Crocodile climbing onto boats is trapped by rangersrangers in the Kimberley town of Wyndham. The 3.8-metre reptile was caught in
Crocodile climbing onto boats is trapped by rangers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
rangers in the Kimberley town of Wyndham. The 3.8-metre reptile was caught in a trap set by the Balanggarra rangers and Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPAW) staff. "It was trailing boats, climbing onto the back of boats and also onto the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna State Park pool complex dedicated to former Gov. Scrantonand an avid hiker who was thrilled every time Dr. Maurice Goddard — who was the
Lackawanna State Park pool complex dedicated to former Gov. Scranton
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
and an avid hiker who was thrilled every time Dr. Maurice Goddard — who was then secretary of what was then called the Department of Parks and Forests — would show him a map of the next state park to be constructed. “This is a day he would be... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island beaches will open to swimmers Saturdaynot on duty and in closed sections marked with signs and/or red flags. Staten
Staten Island beaches will open to swimmers Saturday
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
not on duty and in closed sections marked with signs and/or red flags. Staten Island's swimming beaches, operated by the Department of Parks and Recreation, include: Cedar Grove Beach, located at Ebbitts Street and Cedar Grove Avenue in New Dorp... Read more
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Carroll County News
BV to seek grants for soccer complexClint Scheel explained that the resolution authorizes Mayor Tim McKinney to app
BV to seek grants for soccer complex
Carroll County News / Posted 7 days ago
Clint Scheel explained that the resolution authorizes Mayor Tim McKinney to apply for grant funds from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Outdoor Recreation Grant Program to help develop the proposed Berryville Soccer Complex. The... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Problem’ crocodile trapped and movedthat was so bold it climbed onto the back of boats was trapped and removed from
‘Problem’ crocodile trapped and moved
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
that was so bold it climbed onto the back of boats was trapped and removed from the Wyndham boat ramp on Tuesday. Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) Kimberley district manager Luke Bentley said the 3.8-metre saltwater crocodile was... Read more
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The Maui News
Sports Bulletin Boardinterncourtney@hopechapelmaui.com. ______________________________ DIRECTORY
Sports Bulletin Board
The Maui News / Posted 9 days ago
interncourtney@hopechapelmaui.com. ______________________________ DIRECTORY _______________ * BADMINTON Keoni Tengan, Department of Parks & Recreation-572-8122. _______________ * CANOE PADDLING Kahana Canoe Club-463-7644. Lahaina Canoe... Read more
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The News & Observer
Sun comes out for Bimbé Festival in Durhamfestival is more about history and community than a specific place. Cynthia Bo
Sun comes out for Bimbé Festival in Durham
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
festival is more about history and community than a specific place. Cynthia Booth, public affairs specialist for Durham’s department of parks, recreation and cultural resources, which organized the event, likened it to a family reunion. She’s been... Read more
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The Maui News
Council OKs first reading of budgetby all four counties. After three years, the county is on the verge of transfe
Council OKs first reading of budget
The Maui News / Posted 10 days ago
by all four counties. After three years, the county is on the verge of transferring ocean safety officers from the Department of Parks and Recreation to the Department of Fire and Public Safety. However, during public testimony Friday,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Government efficiency bills fly, but with grease, grumblesdates for others and changes the way some entities function. It also moves the
Government efficiency bills fly, but with grease, grumbles
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
dates for others and changes the way some entities function. It also moves the Arkansas History Commission from the state Department of Parks and Tourism to the Department of Arkansas Heritage. Legislators saw the bill just before the start of the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State government efficiency provisionslegislation received much attention this week for its provisions moving the Ark
State government efficiency provisions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
legislation received much attention this week for its provisions moving the Arkansas History Commission from under the Department of Parks and Tourism to the Department of Arkansas Heritage. The bills also would rename the agency the Arkansas... Read more
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Perth Now
Dolphin and calf found dead in Swan RiverElizabeth Quay. Picture: @PaulGerrard1/Twitter TWO dolphins have been found de
Dolphin and calf found dead in Swan River
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
Elizabeth Quay. Picture: @PaulGerrard1/Twitter TWO dolphins have been found dead in the Swan River near Elizabeth Quay. A Department of Parks and Wildlife spokeswoman said a female dolphin named Pirulli was recovered from the river in an area... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bill shifts Arkansas history panel's authority to single leaderto its website. The so-called efficiency bill, which is 89 pages long, would m
Bill shifts Arkansas history panel's authority to single leader
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
to its website. The so-called efficiency bill, which is 89 pages long, would move the Arkansas History Commission from the Department of Parks and Tourism to the Department of Arkansas Heritage. The History Commission has been part of the Parks and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists measure impact of artificial light on sea turtlesResearch carried out by The University of Western Australia, the Australian Ins
Scientists measure impact of artificial light on sea turtles
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
Research carried out by The University of Western Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science and the Department of Parks and Wildlife has found new evidence that there is an impact from artificial light on the survival of wild sea turtle... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Sponsors sought for July 4 celebration– Nothing’s going to stop the Fourth of July or Tupelo’s 2016 Independence Day
Sponsors sought for July 4 celebration
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
– Nothing’s going to stop the Fourth of July or Tupelo’s 2016 Independence Day celebration. But officials with the Tupelo Department of Parks and Recreation would appreciate some extra help this year. “The event is free to the public, but we’d... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bill shifts history panel's authority to single leaderto its website. The so-called efficiency bill, which is 89 pages long, would m
Bill shifts history panel's authority to single leader
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
to its website. The so-called efficiency bill, which is 89 pages long, would move the Arkansas History Commission from the Department of Parks and Tourism to the Department of Arkansas Heritage. The History Commission has been part of the Parks and... Read more
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Philly.com
Time again to take beer to the great outdoorsfrom the Liberty Bell) and Morgan's Pier, on Penn's Landing. Even the City of
Time again to take beer to the great outdoors
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
from the Liberty Bell) and Morgan's Pier, on Penn's Landing. Even the City of Philadelphia is getting into the act. The Department of Parks and Recreation and Fairmount Park Conservancy are working on a movable pop-up series at various parks... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Kids to Parks Day encourages park-goingfacilities the city of Loveland has to offer," said Keven Aggers, recreation di
Kids to Parks Day encourages park-going
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
facilities the city of Loveland has to offer," said Keven Aggers, recreation division manager for the city of Loveland's Department of Parks and Recreation. Kids to Parks Day is a nationwide grassroots movement that encourages children and their... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Alarm raised on History Commission transfer to Stacy Hurst controlstrip the Arkansas History Commission of its authority. The legislation would t
Alarm raised on History Commission transfer to Stacy Hurst control
Arkansas Times / Posted 12 days ago
strip the Arkansas History Commission of its authority. The legislation would transfer the History Commission from the Department of Parks & Tourism to the Department of Arkansas Heritage. So far, so good. But, the devil is in the details. In... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
City announces “Project Indy” youth jobs intiativelead environmental initiatives; learn more about local food and nutrition throu
City announces “Project Indy” youth jobs intiative
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
lead environmental initiatives; learn more about local food and nutrition through gardening and several service projects. Department of Parks and Recreation: The city’s parks and recreation department hires youth as summer counselors, life guards... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
High costs of maintaining Brooklyn Bridge Park didn't stop its execs from getting big raisesin public databases. The new salaries of the executive team are roughly in lin
High costs of maintaining Brooklyn Bridge Park didn't stop its execs from getting big raises
Crain's New York Business / Posted 13 days ago
in public databases. The new salaries of the executive team are roughly in line with those of counterparts at the city Department of Parks and Recreation and other organizations. Hudson River Park Trust head Madelyn Wils, for example, earned... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Salary hikes for Brooklyn Bridge Park execs revive debate about housingin public databases. The new salaries of the executive team are roughly in lin
Salary hikes for Brooklyn Bridge Park execs revive debate about housing
Crain's New York Business / Posted 13 days ago
in public databases. The new salaries of the executive team are roughly in line with those of counterparts at the city Department of Parks and Recreation and other organizations. Hudson River Park Trust head Madelyn Wils, for example, earned... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Dwight Picks It UpDirector Linda Townsend-Maier, corralled at least three high schools—Amistad, H
Dwight Picks It Up
New Haven Independent / Posted 15 days ago
Director Linda Townsend-Maier, corralled at least three high schools—Amistad, Hillhouse, and Common Ground—the city Department of Parks and Rec, not-for-profit neighbors like The Connection, and local businesses wanting to learn more about... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Fort Smith Parks and Recreation Department will accept nominations for new MLK Park softball fieldwill be the last piece to be worked on. The ballpark costs $285,000. Half of th
Fort Smith Parks and Recreation Department will accept nominations for new MLK Park softball field
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 15 days ago
will be the last piece to be worked on. The ballpark costs $285,000. Half of the money is from a grant by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The scoreboard, engineering designs and irrigation project were donated. Once the field is... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Myrtle Beach hopes to add area for small dogs at parkthe project is part of the city’s capital improvement project fund. The city r
Myrtle Beach hopes to add area for small dogs at park
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
the project is part of the city’s capital improvement project fund. The city received a $9,000 grant from the S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism and has set aside a 20 percent local match of $2,250. Information from: The Sun... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Myrtle Beach hopes to add area for small dogs at parkthe project is part of the city's capital improvement project fund. The city r
Myrtle Beach hopes to add area for small dogs at park
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
the project is part of the city's capital improvement project fund. The city received a $9,000 grant from the S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism and has set aside a 20 percent local match of $2,250. Information from: The Sun... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Myrtle Beach hopes to add area for small dogs at parkthe project is part of the city's capital improvement project fund. The city r
Myrtle Beach hopes to add area for small dogs at park
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 16 days ago
the project is part of the city's capital improvement project fund. The city received a $9,000 grant from the S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism and has set aside a 20 percent local match of $2,250. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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