Press Release- Friends’ 25th Anniversary Celebration

For Immediate Release  August 22nd, 2017 Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s 25th Anniversary Celebration: Honoring Our Founders Sunday October 15th, 2017 6:00- 9:00 pm Join us as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park and Honor our Founders: Felicity Nitz Frances Beinecke Susan Morgenthau Elizabeth Scheuer Jane Sokolow Sybil Wailand […] Read more »

Friends to hold VIP Reception & NY Philharmonic Concert

For Immediate Release May 23rd, 2017 Friends of Van Cortlandt Park to hold VIP Reception & NY Philharmonic Concert The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park present A VIP Reception & New York Philharmonic Concert in Van Cortlandt Park with the New York Philharmonic on Tuesday June 13th, 2017 starting at 6:30pm.  Tickets for the event […] Read more »

Press Release- Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Launches First Annual Discovery Hunt

For Immediate Release April 20, 2017 Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Launches First Annual Discovery Hunt “Are you ready, get set, discover!” So ends the just issued call by the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park launching the first ever Van Cortlandt Park Discovery Hunt. Open to all, contestants are challenged to solve 10 of 12 […] Read more »

Press Release- Friends of VCP Welcomes New Board Members

For Immediate Release April 10th, 2017 Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Welcomes New Board Members The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park is pleased to announce that over the last few months four new members have joined our Board of Directors: Susan Baldwin, Karel Littman, Jessica Loeser and Howie Waldman.  This is especially exciting as we […] Read more »

Launch of the Coalition for Daylighting Tibbetts Brook

On the evening of Tuesday March 7th 2017, the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park (FVCP) hosted over 80 attendees in the Kelly Commons Building of Manhattan College to officially launch the Coalition for Daylighting Tibbetts Brook.  Attendees included elected officials, representatives of Coalition members, FVCP Bronx Pass Members, FVCP Board of Directors and others.  At […] Read more »

25th Anniversary of the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park

The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park (FVCP) is pleased to announce that we will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary in 2017. Founded in 1992, the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park is an independent community based organization that actively promotes the conservation and improvement of Van Cortlandt Park, the third largest park in NYC, through environmental […] Read more »

Press Release: FVCP Part of National Campaign to Restore Trails

For Immediate Release September 6th, 2016 Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Part of National Campaign from Michelob ULTRA and the American Hiking Society to restore trails this fall A portion of every Michelob ULTRA purchase this fall will help restore 12 trails, including the John Muir Trail in Van Cortlandt Park, throughout the US and […] Read more »

Press Release- FVCP Reports Illicit Discharge into Tibbetts Brook in Yonkers

For Immediate Release August 16th, 2016 Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Reports Illicit Discharge into Tibbetts Brook in Yonkers The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park have reported to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation what we believe to be a continuous illicit discharge into Tibbetts Brook within Yonkers.  The staff of the Friends of Van […] Read more »

Van Cortlandt Park Selected for Parks Without Borders

For Immediate Release May 24th, 2016 The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park are happy to announce that Van Cortlandt Park has been selected as one of 8 NYC Parks for the new Parks Without Borders initiative.  The new Parks Without Borders initiative focuses on three areas of the park: entrances, edges, and park-adjacent spaces. This […] Read more »