LOCKPORT - A regulation-size outdoor basketball court will be installed next spring in Krull Park in Olcott, thanks to a $50,000 prize from Coca-Cola Co.
Niagara County Public Works Commissioner Kevin P. O'Brien said Monday the county received a $50,000 check from Coca-Cola, which ran an Internet contest this summer to try to determine America's favorite park. Krull Park, owned by the county, came in second in the online voting.
Robin Devoe, deputy commissioner for buildings and grounds, said the county was required to spend the money on something pertaining to athletics.
Devoe said the asphalt basketball court will be constructed next to an existing half-size court.
"We have one year to make the improvements with the money Coke has given us," O'Brien said.