Paddleboards, Movie Nights, And A Mountain Bike Race: New Parks Head Plans Summer Events

It’s hard to beat a relaxing day at the park. They’re opening for the summer in Chenango and Chemung Counties. At Dorchester Park in Broome County, Matthew Francis Gawors, Director of Parks, Recreation & Youth Services, is preparing for his first summer heading the department. Up until the fall, he’d planned to focus on his store, Confluence Running. “I was like, I’m all in with Confluence, then [County Executive Jason Garnar] gave me a call and said, ‘Hey, I think you’d be a great fit for this.’