Parks closure list not final


Gov’s office says fate of parks like John Brown Farm, Crown Point Historic Site not yet decided

By NATHAN BROWN, Enterprise Staff Writer POSTED: February 16, 2010 

LAKE PLACID - Although there has been talk of lists of parks that could close in New York's proposed 2010-2011 budget, a spokesman for Gov. David Paterson stressed Monday that nothing has been finalized.

The Times Union of Albany reported Sunday that the John Brown Farm State Historic Site is on a list of parks that could be "closed or curtailed" if the legislature doesn't approve a proposed transfer of $5 million from the Environmental Protection Fund to a park operating fund, or refund it from another source. The Crown Point Historic Site is also on this list.

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