Mount Vernon News

By Mount Vernon News
April 30, 2013 10:42 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Foundation Park’s glass was half full over the weekend. Sunday was wet, but spring was in full bloom on Saturday and the park attracted clusters of anglers.


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The ponds of picturesque Foundation Park are fixed in the Mount Vernon landscape like anchor stores of an outdoor mall, but there is change afoot. Particularly on its southern edge, the park is very much a work in progress. Wooded acreage on either side of the South Norton Street entrance to the park is presently being cleared of undergrowth and trash that have built up over the years. And the adjoining 59-acre site that was vacated 37 years ago by PPG Industries will soon begin a slow transformation from eyesore to parkland.





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