Sections

Neighbor to Neighbor: Parks commissioner to speak at ceremony

Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like TimesLedger on Facebook.

Maybe because I have written considerably about my activities with the Department of Parks and Recreation through the Cornucopia Society, and have mentioned my admiration for Commissioner Henry J. Stern in particular, several friends told me about me about a fine piece that appeared in the March 19 issue of The New York Times.

The reporter, Douglas Martin, caught the spirit of our very remarkable commissioner and many of his accomplishments that have benefited all of us and hopefully will continue to do so long after his tenure in office has been completed.

Anyone who has ever been invited to attend a Parks Department meeting presided over by Stern enters the meeting room wearing an anticipatory smile because he or she knows that something interesting and worthwhile will be accomplished; that the others there will be nice, cooperative and willing to share their considerable knowledge; that each person present will have an opportunity to participate actively; (and that the meeting will be fun.

I understand that as

Posted 7:03 pm, October 10, 2011
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like TimesLedger on Facebook.

Reader feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group