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Gaeta Park

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Anthony R. Gaeta Memorial

  • Location: Wyona Avenue, Willow Road, East Blvd., Victory Blvd.
  • Description: Relief plaque mounted on face of slab
  • Materials: Plaque--bronze; slab--Canadian granite
  • Dimensions: Plaque H: 1'6" at center and 1'3" at sides W: 2'6"
  • Cast: 1994
  • Dedicated: October 22, 1994
  • Foundry: Modern Art Foundry
  • Inscription: ANTHONY R. GAETA / 1927-1988 / "KNOW WHAT YOUR VALUES ARE IN LIFE - THEN TOUGH DECISIONS ARE NOT HARD TO MAKE." / BOROUGH PRESIDENT OF STATEN ISLAND / 1977-1984 / IN APPRECIATION OF HIS ACHIEVEMENTS - OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN THIRTY-NINE / YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE, HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THE RESTORATION OF / THE ALICE AUSTEN HOUSE, AND HIS ROLE IN THE OFFICIAL DESIGNATION OF THE GREENBELT. / PARK DEDICATED OCTOBER 22, 1994 / RUDOLPH W. GIULIANI, MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK / GUY V. MOLINARI, BOROUGH PRESIDENT OF STATEN ISLAND / HENRY J. STERN, COMMISSIONER OF PARKS & RECREATION /

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