Golden, Malliotakis to Honor t.b.t.a. Heroes

Martin J. Golden

May 09, 2012

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