‘This virus does not stop at one city:’ Parks in 6 Hudson County cities to remain closed

Parks in six north Hudson County cities are staying closed, and the mayors of those towns say that’s the best plan right now.

News 12 Staff

Apr 30, 2020, 9:40 AM

Updated 1,448 days ago

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Parks in six north Hudson County cities are staying closed, and the mayors of those towns say that’s the best plan right now.
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The mayors of Hoboken, North Bergen, West New York Union City, Weehawken and Guttenberg want to avoid overcrowding.
“This virus does not stop at one city, it does not go to a city see the boundary and say, ‘I’m going to stop’,” says Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla. “This virus will continue from city to city and we are in the most densely populated region in the country."
Playgrounds in those six cities will also remain closed.
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The news comes a day after Gov. Phil Murphy says he will reopen state and county parks, as well as golf courses on Saturday.
Murphy announced the change Wednesday in a tweet, saying social distancing must still be observed even after the facilities reopen.
AP wire services helped contribute to this report.
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