Temperatures can reach more than 170 degrees on artificial turf fields and over 160 degrees on black rubber safety surfacing, according to readings taken by NYC Park Advocates.
Ely Gordilis was rushed to Saint Barnabas Hospital where he received 28 stitches after he was mauled by a pit bull over the weekend.
The playground at the Lynn Crest Elementary School in the Colonia section of Woodbridge, NJ was burned to the ground. The jungle-gym was set on fire over the weekend, according to police.
Creating a playground–possibly even indoors–isn’t nearly as difficult as many probably think.
Allan Swafford has been charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, criminal mischief and burglary. Police say he was at the controls of a stolen excavator that was used to wreck a brand new playground in Far Rockaway.
Police said someone commandeered a front loader parked at the Beach 29th Street playground and used it to plow through the property, damaging almost every piece of equipment at the park.
The Central Park Conservancy’s announcement did not put a price tag on the renovations or say which playgrounds would be revamped first.
Eighteen-month-old Samayah Bailey lost her left eye and has had three surgeries after she was shot in her stroller on Wednesday.
The NYPD believes King had a dispute with the toddler’s uncle, who was standing near her in the playground.
An 18-month-old girl is fighting for her life after she was shot in the face Wednesday in a playground outside her apartment building in the Mariners Harbor section of Staten Island.
Police said the man was shot once in the chest inside a playground near South Seventh Avenue and West Fourth Street in Mount Vernon.
To a starry-eyed child, the castle at the Nanuet-Highview Community Park in Nanuet must look like an enchanted wonderland.
A young Pennsylvania boy was seriously injured when a basketball hoop support pole broke and fell on him at a southern New Jersey playground.