NYC Honorary Street Names


American Hero Sergeant Roshain E. Brooks Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:Southeast corner of East 85th Street and Avenue L
Honoree: Sergeant Roshain E. Brooks (d. 2017) was a Field Artillery Cannoneer assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division of the United States Army. He joined in 2012 and was later killed in the line of duty while serving in Iraq. He was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Combat Action Badge. (Maisel)
Stan Brooks Way (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:At the southeast corner of 43rd Street and 10th Avenue
Honoree: Bronx-born Stan Brooks (1927-2013) was a Senior Correspondent for 1010 WINS News Radio. He worked as a reporter and editor for Newsday for 11 years before becoming Assistant News Director of WINS in 1962. In 1965, as News Director, he led the transformation of WINS from a rock-and-roll station to the first-ever all-news radio station in the United States. During his career, he covered the Attica Prison riot, Chappaquiddick, Vietnam War protests, civil rights demonstrations, the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and the attacks on the World Trade Center. (Johnson)

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