NYC Honorary Street Names


Dolores Rizzotto Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of 50th Street and 43rd Avenue
Honoree: Dolores Rizzotto, who died in 2014 at the age of 70, was the the district manager of Queens Community Board 2 for 15 years. In that position she created a syringe exchange program to combat the hazard of loose needles in the streets of Sunnyside, Woodside and Long Island City; and was instrumental in bringing a veteranís shelter to Borden Avenue. She also started many toy drives at Christmas and many clothing drives as well. She helped create innovative programs such as V Cops, veterans who volunteered for community patrols and other community activities. (Van Bramer)

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