NYC Honorary Street Names


Assistant Principal Linda A. Romano Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of 66th Street and 16th Avenue
Honoree: Ms. Romano was assistant principal of the American Experience Academy at nearby Edward B. Shallow IS 227. She won many accolades as an educator, and was active in community service in both Bay Ridge and in her home borough of Staten Island. She was selected by The Brooklyn Historical Society to be interviewed on camera on the history of Bay Ridge and the building of The Verrazano Bridge. She was a reading volunteer at P.S. 4 in Staten Island, president of the Parents Association at the College of Staten Island, assistant coach for St. Joseph/St. Thomas Parish girl’s soccer teams, and raised funds for the Staten Island Sharks Ice Hockey league. (Menchaca)
Eugene R. Romano Lane (Brooklyn)
Present name:Bay 41st Street
Location:Leif Ericson Drive (Shore Parkway) and the U.S. Bulkhead Line
Honoree: Eugene Romano Jr. (1923-1999) established the Nellie Bly Amusement Park in the 1960s. He often opened at no cost to underprivileged children.

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