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Paterson earmarks federal grant funds for park improvements, afterschool programs

By Jayed Rahman
Published: July 12, 2019

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Municipal officials earmarked $2.27 million in federal grant funds for park improvements, afterschool programs, and other initiatives spearheaded by local organizations.

Officials set aside $189,500 for improvements at the Anthony Lucas Park on 5th Avenue. $334,433 for renovation of Lou Costello Memorial Park. And $295,000 for repairs to the Bauerle Field House close to the Roberto Clemente Park.

Municipal officials also earmarked funding for two new afterschool programs. $60,000 for the New Jersey Community Development Corporation’s afterschool youth program and $107,659 for Oasis’ afterschool program for low-income youth.

Below are a list of other programs receiving U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds:

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