2008-04-25 / School News

Tribute Park Gets Spring Cleaning

By Miriam Rosenberg

With the firemen's memorial in the foreground, community members spruce up the water's edge in the park. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg
As the sun shone down on them, adults and some of Rockaway's youth spent part of their day on Tuesday cleaning Tribute Park and getting it ready for the summer.

Among those taking part were students from the Scholars' Academy, MS 114 and members of the 100 Precinct Explorers.

Students from the Scholars' Academy, MS 114 and members of the 100 Precinct Explorers take a break from the cleanup to pose for a photo.
Gary Grady of Parks and Recreation and Tribute Park President Bernie Warnock raise new MIA and American flags during the cleanup.
Even the youngest picked up brooms to help. Photo by Howard Schwach
Volunteers filled Tribute Park on Tuesday to get it ready for the summer season.

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