New Carteret Eagle Scout

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CARTERET—Angelo Carbonaro of Boy Scout Troop 88 recently completed his Eagle project which consisted of rebuilding and painting the retaining wall at Father Milos Park in Port Reading.  Working with his fellow scouts, leaders and family members, Carbonaro also restored several signs and benches, planted shrubbery, painted the basketball nets, wall and benches.

New Eagle Scout Angelo Carbonaro of Carteret poses next to the restored Father Milos Park sign. (Photo courtesy of Fred Gerstler/Boy Scout Troop 88)

New Eagle Scout Angelo Carbonaro of Carteret poses next to the restored Father Milos Park sign. (Photo courtesy of Fred Gerstler/Boy Scout Troop 88)

A total of 425 man-hours were needed to complete this project with help from 25 volunteers.

With donations from Weldon Concrete, Linden, seven yards of concrete was poured, capping the top of a cylinder block retaining wall that runs around the park. Wood needed to create the concrete forms was donated by D’Annunzio & Sons, Inc., Clark.  Supplies used to paint the wall, signs, basketball courts and benches was donated by Sherwin-Williams Co., Edison, Home Depot, Woodbridge, Home Depot , Colonia & Plaza Paint and Hardware, Carteret. Other miscellaneous supplies were donated by New Pak, Inc., South Plainfield and PSG Electrical Contractors. Edison

Plants and flowers were donated by Carbonaro’s grandfather, Ray Penna


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