Latest New York state parks Stories

2011-04-28 14:14:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIP), the world's leading car-sharing network, announced a new program to outfit 20 SUVs in its New York City fleet with Yakima bicycle racks and Empire Passport permits to New York State Parks.

2009-06-17 15:22:54

Officials at New York state golf courses said they are frustrated by a company that sells second-hand reservations at inflated prices, but they can't stop it. Bethpage State Park director Dave Catalano said the company, New York Golf Shuttles, has been buying up coveted tee times for the Bethpage Black course -- which charges $60 per round for locals and $120 for out-of-state visitors -- and reselling them for $850 to locals and $900 to out-of-staters, the New York Post reported Wednesday....

2008-08-18 21:00:18

By Miguel Rodriguez When you're a precocious, awestruck 9-year-old visiting the beach for the first time, it's easy to think one of the Great Lakes is the ocean.

2008-08-05 06:00:24

By Danny Teigman, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Aug. 5--A long-planned 14-mile bike path along Ocean Parkway, stretching from Wantagh Parkway to the Robert Moses Causeway, has met opposition from barrier island residents concerned about its potential effect on the area's natural environment.

2008-07-30 09:00:45

By John F. Bonfatti, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 30--With a car full of bathing suit-clad youngsters, Laura Goetz pulled up Tuesday to Woodlawn Beach State Park in Hamburg, to be told no swimming was allowed.

2008-07-14 21:00:18

By Christine Smyczynski It's summer and time to hit the beach! With an abundance of lakes and rivers in the area, there are numerous beaches to choose from for sun and fun along lakes Erie and Ontario.

2008-06-20 06:00:29

By Chau Lam, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 20--Babylon residents living on the barrier beaches are livid that Supervisor Steven Bellone and town board members struck a deal to let Verizon Communications sell FiOS to all town residents but them.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.