FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2012
Contact: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Tina Casey, 908-527-4346


Students Clean Up Mattano Park after Sandy


Union County, NJ — A volunteer group of students from Kean University removed 47 bags of trash from Mattano Park in Elizabeth in a single cleanup visit last month. Of the total, 35 were filled with bottles and cans to be recycled. The group has returned to the park three more times since then. The extra debris washed in during Megastorm Sandy when the Elizabeth River overflowed its banks. The group was organized through the Kean Office of Student Leadership and the Union County Adopt-A-Park Program. For information on participating in Adopt-A-Park contact Betty Ann Kelly, 908-789-3683 or bkelly@ucnj.org. (Photo: Betty Ann Kelly)


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