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Ben Kallos

Upper East Side's Yorkville, Lenox Hill, Carnegie Hill, Roosevelt Island, Midtown East, Sutton Place, El Barrio in East Harlem

By Nick Garber

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney and City Councilmember Ben Kallos posed for a photo Friday at the newly renovated Carl Schurz Park Playground. 

“This is the only park serving the entire 80s,” said City Councilmember Ben Kallos, explaining the playground’s importance to the surrounding blocks. “This means that children will have a place to go outside safely and equipment to play on as we ride out this pandemic.”

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By Brendan Krisel

Local elected officials such as Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, City Councilmember Ben Kallos, State Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright and State Senator Liz Kreuger attended Tuesday’s ribbon cutting to voice support for the supportive housing facility.

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