NYC Honorary Street Names


Adelaide Connaughton Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the southeast corner of Queens Boulevard and 71st Road
Honoree: At 15, Adelaide Connaughton (1958-2018) was an intern for then Assistant Queens DA Geraldine Ferraro. She went on to work for several elected officials including Margarita Lopez, the first Lesbian Latina member of the City Council. After retiring with 20 years of service from the NYFD Emergency Medical Service with the rank of Lieutenant, she worked for the Fortune Society, a non-profit helping former prisoners. She also worked at the non-profit Safe Space, helping homeless LGBT youth to obtain supportive care. (Koslowitz)

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