Roxbury hockey rink nears funding goal in Johnstown


    A long-awaited rebuild of the Roxbury Park hockey rink could soon become a reality. (WJAC)

    A long-awaited rebuild of the Roxbury Park hockey rink could soon become a reality.

    Johnstown City Council members Marie Mock and Sylvia King have been pushing for funding for the projected $90,000 project.

    At Wednesday night's council meeting, they revealed the project was awarded an additional $15,000 grant from the Community Foundation after the total was matched by donors during their State of the City event last week. The Community Foundation previously gave $10,000 for the project.

    They said that brings total funding for the project above the $75,000 mark.

    Some of those repairs include a brand-new surface for the rink, which includes drainage improvements, making it possible for the rink to be used for ice hockey in the winter months, as well.

    EDITOR'S NOTE: A previous version of this story misstated who the $15,000 matching funding came from.

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