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Some news from around….

  • Newark, New Jersey is revitalizing its park system, which has struggled for years from disinvestment and a lack of facilities or land. Jesse Allen Park opens with new skatepark. The park, according to Mayor Cory Booker has been “a dream for many years.” (Newark Live)
  • Artist works to change the perception and use of a park in New Dehli through public art. (Washington Post)
  • State fund in Texas provides grants to local communities for recreation, San Antonio receives one for ecology center. (SA BizJournal)
  • San Jose sets up private San Jose Parks Foundation to support work of public agency. (Mercury News)

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