The garbage at Compo Beach doesn’t pick itself up.
A full Parks & Recreation Department crew ensures that the trash we — well, not you and I, but other less considerate folks — leave behind gets hauled away.
They pick up full bags. They pick up stuff that should be in bags, but isn’t.
They do it every day, from dawn until well after dusk. From the Hillspoint Road jetty, all the way past the one on South Beach.
And they do it quickly, efficiently, often.
And always with a smile.
Longtime, loyal, hard-working and popular Michael Johsnon.
Luke McManus on the job.
Dom Petrosinelli smiles. (Photos/Dan Woog)
The next time you see the maintenance staff at work, think about all they do.
Thank them for their service.
And for their sake — and ours — take 10 seconds to put your garbage in the proper receptacle.
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