Farmingville, NY - On September 7, Supervisor Ed Romaine and Councilman Michael Loguercio celebrated the official opening of the new playground at Eagle Estates Park in Medford. They were joined by NY State Assemblyman Dean Murray, who secured $100,000 in State funding for improvements to the park. In addition, the Town was awarded a $300,000 federally-funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help pay for the improvements. The park improvements include a new playground, a pergola, picnic tables, new fencing, irrigation and landscaping. Pictured left to right are Assemblyman Murray, Eagle Estates Homeowners Committee member Josh Stewart, Councilman Loguercio, Dr. Joan Nathan, Patchogue Medford School Board Trustee Christine Rignola, Reverend Bruce A. Nathan with Cordelia, Supervisor Romaine and Heidi Nathan-Barry with Graham and Sebastian.
Assemblyman Murray said, "It is always a pleasure to work with my partners on the Town level, Councilman Michael Loguercio and Supervisor Ed Romaine, to fulfill our promise to the residents to reinvigorate a park that has been used by Eagle Estates families for years. Hats off also to the Town's Parks Department for doing an incredible job."
Supervisor Romaine said, "Eagle Estates Park has served the families of this community for many years and this new playground is a welcomed improvement. Thanks to Assemblyman Murray, for securing the funding to help bring this project to fruition."
"Neighborhood parks like this one are so important to the fabric of the community and I'm happy that we've been able to make it more fun and safer for the children who play here.," said Councilman Loguercio. "I thank Assemblyman Murray for his efforts and the men and women of the Parks department for all they have done to get the improvements done at this park."
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