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Posted on: January 6, 2023

City Receives Funds for Stitzel Park Area Lighting, Water Improvements

As part of its overall parks improvement initiative, the City of Poughkeepsie has received a $2.15 million federal grant to make improvements to Stitzel Field and improve water capacity in the area. 

Stitzel Field enhancements will include modern,...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Celebration of Lights Delights Crowd

Celebreation of Lights Photo for the Web

The city's Celebration of Lights event took place last Friday, Dec. 2, and featured dance and musical performances, food trucks, floats, Santa Claus and fireworks.

This year, the various festivities centered around Dongan Square Park, and a &l...

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Posted on: October 31, 2022

City Celebrates Pershing Park Improvements

Pershing Avenue Park Website photo

The city Friday celebrated the substantial renovations made to Pershing Avenue Park, which include resurfacing the basketball courts and replacing hoops and backboards, in addition to new playground equipment, benches and tables, and a new walking path --...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Pershing Park Celebration set for Friday, Oct. 28

Pershing Avenue Park Vertical

To celebrate the restoration of Pershing Avenue Park and the conclusion of another growing season at the Pershing Avenue Neighborhood Farm and Community Garden, the City of Poughkeepsie, New City Parks and Scenic Hudson are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremo...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Malcolm X Park Upgrades to Start

Macolmn for Website this one

City officials are pleased to announce that Malcolm X Park Improvements will begin this month.The Department of Public Works will oversee the reconstruction of Malcolm X work, which the city has planned and funded in conjunction with New City Par...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Mayor Announces Major Funding Commitment to Parks

City of Poughkeepsie Parks

City of Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison today announced a $4 million commitment in investments to the city’s parks, a blueprint that includes rebuilding and replacing aging equipment and making major upgrades at these vital green and recreational spaces.

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