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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Councilwoman Bonner Celebrates Unveiling of Horseshoe Crab Mural at Rocketship Park in Rocky Point

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Farmingville, NY – Recently, Councilwoman Jane Bonner was on-hand for the unveiling of the “Horseshoe Crab” mural painted on the handball court wall at Robert Miner/Rocketship Park in Rocky Point. The large-sized artwork was created by Rocky Point resident Steven Soltysik. The Rocky Point Rotary Club donated the funds to provide the artist with paint and materials needed to complete the mural. Rocketship Park is located on Hallock Landing Road, just north of Mark Drive in Rocky Point.

Councilwoman Bonner said, “This mural is a beautiful piece of art and a great addition to Rocketship Park. Horseshoe crabs are a very familiar sight on our north shore beaches, so it is a fitting subject for the handball wall mural. I thank the Rocky Point Rotary Club for sponsoring the mural and Steven Soltysik for sharing his artwork with the community.”

Pictured left to right are Rocky Point Rotary Club Vice President Jeff Davis; Kevin Mann; Steven Soltysik, the artist; Councilwoman Jane Bonner; Rocky Point Rotary President, Deirdre Dubato; Sound Beach Civic President, Bea Ruberto; Rocky Point Rotary Club member, Larry Kogel; Rocky Point Rotary Club Secretary, Suzanne Johnson, Rocky Point Rotary Club members, Andrew Kepert and Trisha Ewald.
Horseshoe Crab Mural group photo

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