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Swimming hours extended

Jul 22, 2011 12:41 pm
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="500" caption="Lake Taghkanic State Park, from its website."][/caption]Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thu., July 21 that he has directed the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to extend hours at state swimming facilities and other state parks during the current heat wave. The extended hours are for Friday and Saturday evening. Swimming beaches at Taconic (Copake Falls and Rudd Pond), and Lake Taghkanic, and Fahnestock State Parks will remain open until 7 pm. The swimming pool at FDR State Park will remain open until 6:30 p.m. on Friday and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.