"I am disgusted by the anti-Semitic symbols and racist graffiti found at the Silver Gull's playground.
"Enough is enough. Every single elected official in this state - Democrat and Republican - must come together to denounce these continued acts of hatred and attempts to intimidate and terrorize. We must also call these vile acts what they are - they are hate crimes and they are illegal.
"Let me be very clear: we have zero tolerance for hate of any kind in New York. I am directing the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to assist the United States Park Police's investigation into this despicable act to ensure the cowards responsible are held accountable to the fullest extent of the law."