|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 7 Sep 2016 07:33:06 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Former Roslyn Air National Guard Base, East Hills, NY|
A deal that transforms the village by Gabrielle Deonath Island Now (NY) September 1, 2016 11:09 am In 1995, after the closure of the Roslyn Air National Guard Base, there was great speculation about what the federal government would do with the 50-acre property in East Hills. It was the mayor of the village, Michael Koblenz, who is credited with seeing the potential for what the land could become. “You had 50 acres just sitting here in the middle of the village. I knew we needed a park for recreation for the residents,” Koblenz said. Today, the property is the Park at East Hills, the hub of all village affairs. In addition to being the home of East Hills’ second Village Hall, the park also includes a 12,000 square foot swimming pool with a 100-foot water park slide, several athletic fields, a theater, a dog park, playgrounds, a fitness center, and a nature trail. There is also a police precinct and an ambulance within the grounds of the park. ... For the entire article, see http://www.theislandnow.com/roslyn/news/a-deal-that-transforms-the-village/article_1df1ba28-7056-11e6-95bd-675d7ecd850f.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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