NYC Honorary Street Names


Firefighter William Tolley Way (Queens)
Present name:66th Place
Location:Between Myrtle Avenue and Cooper Avenue
Honoree: William Tolley. a 14-year veteran of the FDNY who was assigned to Ladder 135, was killed in the line of duty in April 2017 while helping contain an apartment fire in Queens. He was 42 yers old. In adddition to being a firefighter, he was also a talented drummer, and his passion for percussion led him to become a very influential drummer in the worldwide heavy metal scene. With his band Internal Bleeding, he helped write and release five very successful albums that made strong impressions on drummers across the world. He completed many US and International tours, including festivals in places such as Indonesia and Russia. (Crowley)

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