Roberto Clemente Park’s S. Playground Redo

NYS Parks NYC regional director Leslie Wright (l) explained the plan to Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

On Thursday, January 3, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; NYS Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey and NYS Parks NYC regional director Leslie Wright announced $1.25 million to renovate the southern playground of Roberto Clemente State Park from damages incurred during Hurricane Sandy.

Borough President Diaz (l) read about the park’s history.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

Diaz viewed a larger-than-life statue dedicated to the park’s namesake.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

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