Chuck Schumer Issues Statement on Meeting Obama in Prospect Park

Chuck Schumer. (Photo: Getty)
Chuck Schumer. (Photo: Getty)

President Barack Obama’s helicopter landed in Prospect Park today–“kicking up a large cloud of dust and debris, including leaves, grass, sand and at least one gray t-shirt,” according to a pool report–and for Senator Chuck Schumer, it was quite the moment.

Mr. Schumer, who lives next to the park, was on hand to great Mr. Obama when he landed and subsequently released a statement on the occasion. Continue reading “Chuck Schumer Issues Statement on Meeting Obama in Prospect Park”

President Obama’s Visit to Close Prospect Park for Six Hours

Prospect Park
Prospect Park. (Photo: Wikimedia)

Brooklynites may have to find a new place to picnic Friday afternoon.

President Barack Obama’s visit to a high school in the borough will result in the closure of Prospect Park for six hours, according to the park’s website. Continue reading “President Obama’s Visit to Close Prospect Park for Six Hours”