"I am appalled by the new Swastikas and expression of hate found at Nissequogue River State Park on Long Island, where State Police are currently investigating hateful messages discovered last month.
"Our State parks are supposed to enhance our communities and bring people together. I am directing the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to expand their ongoing investigation to include this disgusting graffiti, and the perpetrators will be held responsible to the fullest extent of the law.
"In New York, we have zero tolerance for anti-Semitism in all its forms. We stand with all communities, including the Jewish community, against hate and division, and we know that the most powerful four-letter word is not hate - it's love."