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New Jersey Sets Up Website To Expose Illegal Park Dumpers

Trash a New Jersey park, and your reputation may be trashed online. The State of New Jersey has launched a website to expose people who are dumping illegally.

03/28/2014

Cigarette Smoking (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Judge Orders NY State Parks To Halt Outdoor Smoking Ban

State Supreme Court Justice George Ceresia said the February rules establishing no-smoking areas at various parks isn’t supported by any policy set by the Legislature.

10/11/2013

Beach goers at Robert Moses State Park’s Field 5  (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Revenues Up Despite Drop In Attendance At Long Island State Parks, Beaches

The fickle weather all summer impacted attendance numbers, state officials said.

09/03/2013

(credit: nysparks.com)

36 New Officers Added To New York State Park Police Force

The New York State Parks system is adding 36 new officers to the ranks of its force, which is responsible for safety at 179 parks and 35 historic sites.

05/18/2013

A man holds a cigarette - Dec 15, 2008 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

More Smoking Bans Coming To New York State Parks

Smoking will be forbidden at more New York State parks this summer.

05/11/2013

Robert Moses State Park (credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo: All L.I. State Parks, Beaches Set To Open By Memorial Day

The island’s state beaches and inland parks, including Jones Beach, sustained almost $100 million in damage from the October storm, according to the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

04/09/2013

Ringwood State Park - Ringwood, NJ (file / credit: New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry)

Gas Prices, Economy May Be Driving Spike In NJ Park Attendance

The state Environmental Protection Department says visits have tripled since 1980, to a record 18.8 million people in fiscal 2010. It’s up 2 million since 2007.

08/16/2011