NYC Honorary Street Names
Sonny Ressel Avenue (Brooklyn)
Present name:Avenue F
Location:Between McDonald Avenue and Dahill Road
Honoree: William “Sonny” Ressel (1932-1999) and his family were active members of the Ocean Parkway Jewish Center for many years and he became a member of its Board. He was also a member and later co-president of the New Kensington Neighborhood Association (NKNA). He helped with the organization’s recycling efforts before New York City had recycling laws and he worked with the 66th and 76th Police Precincts to protect the Kensington community until his death.
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