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Join St. Mary’s 18th annual Big Hearts Walk at Crocheron Park in May: Honoring local heroes and supporting critically ill children

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Apr. 24, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Update: Due to predicted rain, this event is being rescheduled to a later date this Spring. It will not take place on May 5.  St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children’s 18th annual Big Hearts Walk is returning to Crocheron Park in Bayside on Sunday, May 5.  The charity walk-a-thon…
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Student volunteers spruce up Crocheron Park during holiday break


Dec. 26, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Dozens of students in Queens chose to spend their first official day of the holiday break tending to Bayside’s Crocheron Park through a recently formed volunteer group.  The event, held Tuesday, Dec. 26, saw more than 30 volunteers scatter mulch around trees to prepare them for the winter months. NYC Parks employees were grateful for the additional help, noting that they lack the manpower to address all of the park’s needs. The volunteers are part of the Oakland Gardens Branch of the Alliance of Youth Leaders in the United States, a group that was…
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Buz O’Rourke Playground in Bayside set for $6.5 million ‘makeover’


Sep. 18, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Councilwoman Vickie Paladino announced the allocation of $6.5 million to renovate the Buz O’Rourke Playground at Crocheron Park in Bayside last week.  The funding, announced on Sept. 14, was issued in partnership with City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams for the 2024 Fiscal Year. It will cover new play equipment,…
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St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children will celebrate two honorees at charity event for their dedication to the community

May. 2, 2023 By Ethan Marshall St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children will be celebrating two honorees during its annual Big Hearts Walk, a charity walk-a-thon to support New York’s most critically ill and injured children, at Crocheron Park on May 21 at 10 a.m. Bourbon Street in Bayside owner Mark Boccia and St. Mary’s…
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