Pools, beaches in NYC poised for permanent extra week

By Ivan Pereira

New Yorkers will be getting extra time in the sun and sand next season.

The City Council is expected to pass a law that permanently extends the public beach and pool season in September by one week. The parks department has kept beaches open the week after Labor Day for three consecutive years, and the extra days have been popular, according to Councilman Mark Levine, who sponsored the bill.

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