NYC Honorary Street Names


Annie Beveridge Way (Staten Island)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Osborne Street and Woods of Arden Road
Honoree: Annie Beveridge (1959-2015), a life-long Staten Islander, taught science at PS 55 in Eltingville and Prall Intermediate School in West Brighton for 25 years. Prior to that, she was the general menagerie keeper at the Staten Island Zoo. She was the first woman accepted into the internship program at the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust in England, where she spent four months working with endangered species. In addition to her regular science teaching, she appeared on Regis and Kathie Lee. bringing several animals on the show. Following 9/11, she organized a class effort to support first responders by having children write morale boosting letters to the firemen, police and EMTís who were working at Ground Zero. (Borelli)

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