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Last week, OHNY intern Elis wrote about Christ Church New Brighton, her first stop on a tour of Staten Island’s North Shore. For this week’s Field Trip Friday, Elis writes about the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden, a garden of the Staten Island Botanical Garden located in the Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, […]

Jailee, OHNY’s program coordinator, recently took a trip to see Freshkills Park on Staten Island. Freshkills (the word kill deriving from the Dutch word for creek or body of water) is a former landfill that is now being converted into a park that will eventually be three times the size of Central Park (2,200 acres). […]