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Caption and Photo: New York Power Authority Helps Launch Bronx River Alliance Summer Canoe/Kayak Program

May 9, 2007


Gathered for the presentation of the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) $4,500 donation to the Bronx Alliance summer canoe/kayak program are, from left to right, Bronx River Alliance Chairman Dart Westphal; First Deputy Mayor Patricia E. Harris; Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz; Councilman Oliver Koppel; Commissioner Adrian Benepe, City of New York Department of Parks; Sobeida Cruz, director of public & governmental affairs for the Bronx and Lower Hudson Valley, NYPA, and Bronx River Alliance Executive Director Linda Cox.

The presentation took place just before the launch of the first of the over 80 kayaks and canoes in the annual Bronx River Flotilla on Saturday, May 5th. Participants paddled down the river from 219th Street to where it empties into the East River by Hunts Point/Soundview.


Photo Credit:  NYPA 

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