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RICHARD PALLISCO

PARK/RECREATION CHAIRMAN

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TENNIS COURT AND BASKETBALL COURT RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT

 

Additional Funding Secured for the Reconstruction of Memorial Park

 

In 2014, the Village was awarded a $50,000 capital grant from NY State Senator Jack Martins for the reconstruction of Memorial Park. Based on initial estimates, this funding, along with $75,000 allocated in the Village budget should have been sufficient for the entire project. However, the bids submitted far exceeded budget estimates by over $150,000. The Village Board was faced with a tough decision to either scale back the project or to allocate more resources to fund the project.

 

When Senator Martins heard of our predicament, he immediately offered his help and secured for the Village an additional $150,000 so that the entire project can be completed. The Village Board awarded the work to Metro Paving on February 17, 2015 for the cost of $239,000.  Construction is expected to begin in March and work should be completed before Memorial Day.

 

 

 

The Construction

   

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 Boys Basketball Clinic

at Memorial Park

 

Bocce Ball

being played at the refurbished court at Memorial Park

 

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Memorial Park and Nuzzi Field are open from sunrise to sunset year-round except during extreme weather conditions such as heavy snow fall, ice, or dangerous wind conditions.   Bathroom facilities are available throughout the year except during the winter months.

 

Memorial Park is located on Lincoln Avenue between Albert and William Streets.

 

Nuzzi Field is located on Stewart Avenue, next to the Department of Public Works Facilities.

 

Our Children’s Summer Recreation Program is open to Village children ages 6 through 12.  The program is held at Memorial Park

 

Keep a watch for registration dates and more information on instructional clinics scheduled throughout the Summer and the Fall for the following sports:

 

·        Basketball

·        Tennis

·        Lacrosse

·        Flag Football

 

The basketball and tennis courts are now open at Memorial Park for Village residents. No fee to play.  Court time for tennis and basketball is on a “first-come, first-served” basis.

 

Community volleyball games will be organized and scheduled in the evening one night every week during the summer.   No teams are needed or required.

 

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