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Media Advisory - Groundbreaking Ceremony for Dundee Island Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 29, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR DUNDEE ISLAND PARK

Elected officials and stakeholders break ground on transformative project in the City of Passaic 

Paterson, NJ – Elected officials, stakeholders, and dignitaries are breaking ground on the Dundee Island Park Project, a twelve million dollar endeavor to revitalize seven acres of riverfront parkland with a new field house, amphitheater, river walk, athletic field, and other amenities in the City of Passaic. The project is a joint effort between the County of Passaic, City of Passaic, and Trust for Public Land, and is being funded by a five million dollar grant from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the Passaic County Open Space, Farmland, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund, and the Passaic County Capital Budget. Dundee Island Park is the first riverfront park in the Passaic County Park System.

WHO:   Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders 
  Assemblyman Gary Schaer (NJ-36) 
  NJDEP Assistant Commissioner Debbie Mans 
  Passaic Mayor Hector Lora
  Passaic City Council 
  Trust for Public Land
   
 WHAT:  Dundee Island Park Groundbreaking Ceremony 
   
 WHERE:         Dundee Island Park
  Corner of Veteran’s Court and Wall Street
  Passaic, New Jersey
   
WHEN:  Friday, November 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM


Please RSVP to Neela Mahbuba via email at mneela@passaiccountynj.org.

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CONTACT:    Keith Furlong, (732) 687-0880
                           Neela Mahbuba, (973) 224-2191