Monthly Archives: June 2017

Date: May 1, 2017 Contact: Minerva Anderson, 212-668-2208 Contact: Daphne Yun, 718-354-4602NEW YORK – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 19,720,849 visitors to ten National Parks of New York Harbor (NPNH) sites in 2016 spent $656,984,900 in communities near the park. That spending supported 8,120 jobs in the local area and had […]

NPS Photo News Release Date: June 26, 2017 Contact: Elizabeth Rogers, 631-687-4766 Contact: Kathy Krause, 631-687-4772 Patchogue, NY – The National Park Service (NPS) announced today that new programs have been added to the summer program schedule at Fire Island National Seashore. Special exhibits, tours, and events are planned throughout the season at five NPS sites. […]

News Release Date: June 11, 2017 Sagamore Hill NHS invites you to bring your family and friends, dressed in your best patriotic attire, to join the day-long outdoor activities on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017, all of which are free and open to the public . Attendees will see history come alive as Theodore Roosevelt performed by Joe Wiegand […]

For Release: Friday, June 9, 2017 Free Fishing, Instruction, Rods and Bait at Deep Pond at Schiff Scout Reservation The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Region 1 I FISH NY program will hold a free fishing clinic on Father’s Day weekend, Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., DEC Regional […]

For the first time in 100 years, there is a sizable number of humpback whales visiting New York City. The reason for the increase in Humpback whales are due to environmental clean up efforts. “Because of the improvement of the water quality, algea and zooplankton have multiplied, giving good food for the menhaden [a small […]

Residents of Glenn Cove may be out of luck when swimming in the 2 town owned beaches. The reason for this is due to a shortage of lifeguards this summer season. Darcey Belyea, the director of Parks and Recreation has urged beachgoers to “swim with care. Stay shallow, and that parents should watch children even […]