NYC Honorary Street Names


Edward A. Tierney, Sr. Corner (Staten Island)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of West Fingerboard Road and Clove Road
Honoree: In 1917, Edward A. Tierney, Sr. sailed aboard the first ship of U. S. Army Engineer units bound for Europe soon after the United States entered World War I. As a color-guard sergeant, he served on various battle fields in France until the end of the war. He was then assigned for one year to the U. S. Army of Occupation at headquarters housed in a hillside castle overlooking the Rhine. Many members of his family have served and continue to serve in the U. S. military today. (Oddo)
Firefighter John P. Tierney Place (Staten Island)
Present name:Buffalo Street
Location:Between Amboy Road and Sheridan Court
Honoree: Firefighter John P. Tierney (b. 1974) was killed during fire and rescue operations at the World Trade Center following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.

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