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Village of Pelham Designates a Portion of NYW&B Railway as Parkland

posted Oct 29, 2015, 2:37 PM by Richard Seither
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 10/28/2015 by Friends of Highbrook Highline highbrookhighline@gmail.com

Village of Pelham Designates a Portion of NYW&B Railway as Parkland

On October 20, 2015, the Village Board of Pelham passed a resolution designating a portion of the
old New York Westchester and Boston (NYW&B) Railway site, which contains the Highbrook
Avenue Bridge, as parkland (approx. 1.5 acres). For decades, groups of neighbors have mobilized to
consider uses for the space. The most recent concept to pursue parkland designation arose from a
board appointed committee 5 years ago, chaired by Trustee Joe Marty, to research options for the
land. The Friends of Highbrook Highline (FHH) evolved from this effort and includes board
members Ann Dumas-Swanson, Emily Freidberg, Susan Mutti and Sue Seither. Susan Mutti, as
Deputy Mayor, introduced the successful resolution...  (read the full press release below)
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Richard Seither,
Oct 29, 2015, 2:37 PM
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