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Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Council President Pro Tempore Kelly Kimbrough, Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones to Highlight Inaugural “PlayStreets” Event

July 17, 2020

Date: July 17, 2020
Contact: David Galin
 
 
* * MEDIA ADVISORY * *
 
 
ALBANY, NY – Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Common Council President Pro Tempore Kelly Kimbrough, and Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones will be available to the media to highlight the City’s inaugural “PlayStreets” event along Walter Street between North 1st and North 2nd Streets in the City’s North Albany neighborhood on Friday, July 17 at 12:00 p.m.
 
PlayStreets is a new City initiative where neighborhood streets are closed to vehicle traffic for neighbors to engage in a socially distanced and safe way. PlayStreets is an opportunity for residents to obtain information provided by several partnering community organizations as well as participate in various recreational activities on a closed street. PlayStreets is only open to residents of the particular area where the street is closed and will have a maximum capacity limit implemented. Face masks will be required at all times during the event.
 
Who: Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan
Common Council President Pro Tempore Kelly Kimbrough
Department of Recreation Commissioner Jonathan Jones
 
Where: Corner of Walter Street and North 2nd Street 
Albany, NY 12204
 
When: Friday, July 17, 2020
 
Time: 12:00 p.m.
 
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