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Albany park clean-up

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – In effort to clean up the city, the Beverwyck Neighborhood Association and Uptown Neighborhood Cooperative are giving a helping hand.

The organizations gathered at Swineburne Park at 1 p.m. for a pop-up clean up event. All volunteers were asked to wear masks, and gloves.

Organizer Zachary Simpson said during these hard times, it is important as a community to try to make a difference by beautifying the park.  

“It’s really a beautiful way for people to give back to the community. I am dedicating my own time to help clean and so is members of the community. So for everybody to come out during their free time I’m so grateful and appreciative of them doing that,” said Simpson, Founder and Coordinator of Uptown Neighborhood Cooperative.

Starting on Saturday until Friday October 2nd at 5pm, parking will be restricted on both sides of Roosevelt Street from Manning Boulevard to Lincoln Avenue for gas line installations.

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partnered on Saturday at 1pm to help clean up Swinburne Park.

Don’t forget with many hands makes light work, and we together can make
a big difference with beautifying the park!!! We sincerely hope you will join
us for an hour or two to benefit our children, our neighborhood, and our
beloved city during these difficult and challenging times.
Please remember your masks and gloves!!!

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