2009-05-22 / Top Stories

Firefighters, Parks Clean Up Tribute Park


Firefighters and Parks workers came together last weekend to spruce up Tribute Park in advance of summer. The volunteers cleaned and painted the Beach 116 Street park, a memorial to those locals who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Pictured, from left, Bernie Warnock, the president of Friends of Tribute Park along with FDNY Battalion Chiefs Bob Endall and Mike McGrath. Firefighters and Parks workers came together last weekend to spruce up Tribute Park in advance of summer. The volunteers cleaned and painted the Beach 116 Street park, a memorial to those locals who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Pictured, from left, Bernie Warnock, the president of Friends of Tribute Park along with FDNY Battalion Chiefs Bob Endall and Mike McGrath. Some of the volunteers paint the bay wall with paint and supplies donated by Brown's Hardware on Beach 116 Street. Pictured, from left, Endall, McGrath, firefighter Terry O'Donnell and Warnock. A group volunteers meet at the park every Tuesday morning from now until September, between 8:30 and 10 a.m. A spokesperson for the Friends of Tribute Park says that the organization is looking for more volunteers to clean and paint the park. Some of the volunteers paint the bay wall with paint and supplies donated by Brown's Hardware on Beach 116 Street. Pictured, from left, Endall, McGrath, firefighter Terry O'Donnell and Warnock. A group volunteers meet at the park every Tuesday morning from now until September, between 8:30 and 10 a.m. A spokesperson for the Friends of Tribute Park says that the organization is looking for more volunteers to clean and paint the park. A number of workers from the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation joined in the clean-up. Tribute Park is open daily and will host a fundraiser this summer. A number of workers from the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation joined in the clean-up. Tribute Park is open daily and will host a fundraiser this summer.

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