Letter: Leave green space in Eisenhower Park

On a lazy holiday weekend some people chose

On a lazy holiday weekend some people chose to relax in a hammock at Eisenhower Park while others acted out their own version of the World Cup, July 6, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

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I read that Nassau County intends to build a $2.5-million asphalt testing plant in Eisenhower Park ["$2.5M lab in LI park," News, Aug. 10].

Can't the county leave the green spaces alone? As a 55-year resident of the county, I've seen more and more structures built in Eisenhower Park, which was set aside for residents' recreational use.

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The county recently built the Twin Rinks ice skating facility on top of what had been the traditional sledding and kite-flying hill. Now it wants to build an asphalt testing plant. No way does this industrial purpose coincide with the concept of park. Leave our green spaces alone.

Audie Kranz, East Meadow

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