Volunteers needed Tuesdays beginning May 10th between 8:30AM & 10AM. Any time you can give is helpful!
Tribute Park is looking for volunteers for gardening, cleanup and light maintenance duties beginning May 10th and Tuesdays thereafter any time between 8:30 AM & 10:30 AM—weather permitting. Any time you can give to help maintain this beautiful memorial park is appreciated. Any students who can help during the summer will receive a letter stating their community service.
9/11/15 Memorial Ceremony
Any time you
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
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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