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