Senator Martin Golden (R,C,I-Brooklyn) and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C-Brooklyn/Staten Island) will be honoring employees of the Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority (TBTA) who rescued jumpers from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge over the past two months. Officer Edward Grimm of the TBTA’s Special Operations Division rescued a man attempting to leap from the bridge on the evening of April 4th. A separate jumper was saved during the afternoon of May 1st by Lieutenant Cheryl DeSetto, Sergeant Michael Chiarelli Officers Joseph Dahl and Jared Reeves, and Giuseppe Bonamico, a civilian TBTA employee.

    WHO: Senator Marty Golden

    Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis

    Mr. Giuseppe Bonamico

    Sgt. Michael Chiarelli

    Officer Joseph Dahl

    Lt. Cheryl DeSetto

    Officer Edward Grimm

    Officer Jared Reeves

    Representatives from the Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority

    WHAT: Recognizing TBTA officers and employees for recent rescues of individuals attempting to leap from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

    WHEN: Thursday, May 10, 2012  3:00 p.m.

    WHERE: Outside of John Paul Jones Park (4th Avenue and 101st Street) Bay Ridge, Brooklyn