NYC Honorary Street Names
Anthony Suraci Corner (Bronx)
Location:The southeast corner of E 204th St and Valentine Ave
Honoree: Anthony Suraci operated a tailor shop East 204th Street for 40 years. Suraci, who had been a combat engineer in th invasion of Normandy, in World War II, was committed to fighting crime in his community. He served as a member of the Assumption Patrol for 40 years, and was also a member of the Concourse-Mosholu Action Group. In 1976 he was given a medal by Congressman Mario Biaggi for helping capture a man who had mugged Congressman Biaggi's wife.
Anthony Suraci Place (Queens)
Present name:39th Place
Location:Between 47th Avenue and 48th Avenue
Honoree: Anthony Suraci (d. 2006) lived with his wife in Sunnyside, Queens, for over 60 years where he served as President of the Thompson Hill Civic Association, District Leader and held a number of annual charity events for needy families through the United Republicans of Western Queens.
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