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PORT AUTHORITY TO ANNOUNCE MAJOR INVESTMENT TO PROVIDE STATEN ISLAND WATERFRONT ACCESS

Date: Oct 22, 2010
Press Release Number: 77-2010

Funds Will Allow Public Waterfront Access at Former Blissenbach North Shore Marina

The Port Authority and Staten Island elected officials will announce a multi-million dollar investment to provide public access to Staten Island waterfront property formerly known as the Blissenbach North Shore Marina

WHO: Port Authority Executive Director Chris Ward, Congressman Michael McMahon, Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro, State Senator Diane Savino and New York City Councilwoman Debi Rose.

WHAT: Announcement of multi-million dollar Port Authority investment to create public waterfront access at the former Blissenbach North Shore Marina.

WHERE: Faber Park
                2175 Richmond Terrace
                Staten Island, N.Y.

WHEN: 10 a.m. Monday, October 25, 2010

WHY: The funding commitment is part of the Port Authority’s $60 million investment to purchase and preserve environmentally sensitive property in New York and New Jersey.


Contact:
Steve Coleman, 212 435-7777


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