2004-06-04 / Community

Beach Season Opens With B. 73 Street Kick Off

Beach Season Opens With B. 73 Street Kick Off


Lifeguards and officials gathered on the boardwalk on Beach 73 Street last Friday afternoon to kick off the start of the beach season in Rockaway. City Councilman Joe Addabbo, Department of Parks and Recreation Deputy Commissioner for Operations Liam Kavanaugh, State Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, Community Board 14 President Delores Orr, Gerry Romski, representing the Arverne By the Sea development and Community Board 14 District Manager Jonathan Gaska attended the event.Lifeguards and officials gathered on the boardwalk on Beach 73 Street last Friday afternoon to kick off the start of the beach season in Rockaway. City Councilman Joe Addabbo, Department of Parks and Recreation Deputy Commissioner for Operations Liam Kavanaugh, State Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, Community Board 14 President Delores Orr, Gerry Romski, representing the Arverne By the Sea development and Community Board 14 District Manager Jonathan Gaska attended the event.
CB14 District Manager Jonathan Gaska welcomes beachgoers to Rockaway.CB14 District Manager Jonathan Gaska welcomes beachgoers to Rockaway.Several Rockaway Beach lifeguards, who worked their first day of the season last Saturday, attended the opening.Several Rockaway Beach lifeguards, who worked their first day of the season last Saturday, attended the opening.

Department of Parks and Recreation tractors, including the Surf Rake, right, which pulls litter from the sand, were rolled out for the event.Department of Parks and Recreation tractors, including the Surf Rake, right, which pulls litter from the sand, were rolled out for the event.

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