Upcoming Events

Yoga in the Park

Thursday, September 10th, 6PM – Sunset
by donation

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911 Ceremony

Friday, September 11th, 8:30AM & 6:30PM

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Ddendyl Concert
photo credit: Richard E. Santaga
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Ddendyl
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Borough President Melinda Katz
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Friends of Tribute Park Secretary Dolores Orr
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Mosaic Repair
Friday morning, July 3rd repairs began on the mosaic in the park. Michael Solomon a local resident and an acrylic mixed media artist volunteered to provide his expertise, time and materials for the repair.

In addition to Bernie Warnock, Delores Orr and Richard Santaga all Friends of Tribute Park Board Members, The Wave sent reporter Angelia Roggie to report about the work in the park.

For more about Michael and his craft, go to: michaelsolomonart.com
photo credit: Richard E. Santaga
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Spring! 2015
photo credit: Richard E. Santaga
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Fall clean up:
Tuesdays
8:30–10:00AM.

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Volunteers needed!

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Any time you can give is appreciated

HISTORY


In the days after the WTC attack on September 11, 2001, when it became clear that Rockaway was perhaps the hardest hit community in the city, a group of Rockaway activists sat down to plan a memorial for the locals who died in the attack.
Everybody agreed that the perfect site was a triangle on the bay at Beach 116 Street, an empty lot belonging to the city's Parks Department, from which many Rockaway residents watched the Twin Towers burn and then fall.
On November 6, 2005, after a lot of hard work, the park opened without its signature cupola
which was added five months later.

The Wave, September 2009

MISSION STATEMENT

The park was created to serve as a tribute, not a memorial, to those Rockaway residents who died in the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. The intention was to provide a place where community members can reflect on their lost loved ones and find comfort to move on with their lives.

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CONTACT US
Friends of Tribute Park, Inc.
P.O. Box 940214
Rockaway, N Y 11694

718-233-2590
friendsoftributepark@msn.com

Revised & Published On: - 9/3/15
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