Tag: street-co-naming

Decorated World War II veteran honored with street co-naming in Maspeth


Dec. 5, 2023 By Anthony Medina The intersection of 69th Lane and 60th Avenue in Maspeth was officially co-named after decorated World War II hero Joseph Schmidt in a heartfelt ceremony surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, Dec. 2. Council Member Robert Holden, in conjunction with the Newtown Historical Society, Juniper Park Civic Association…
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‘The heart of Rockaway’: Street co-naming honors ‘tenacious’ community leader

Jun. 12, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann Elected officials, community leaders and residents on June 11 joined City Councilwoman Joann Ariola for a street co-naming ceremony at Beach 116th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard in memory of Lew Simon. The fierce Rockaway advocate and Democratic district leader for the 23rd Assembly District died on Nov. 7,…
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