NYC Honorary Street Names
"E" Honorary Streets: Staten Island
E.M.T. Christopher J Prescott Playground (Staten Island)
Present name:Huguenot Playground
Location:Playground at the northeast corner of Edith Avenue and Irvington Street, adjacent to I.S. 7.
Honoree: Christopher Prescott (1972-1994) joined the Emergency Medical Service in 1993 and was assigned to Station 34 on Pennsylvania Avenue. On June 17, 1994, while attending the victims of a car accent at Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue, a drunken driver crashed into the accident scene, fatally injuring EMT Prescott. He was the first EMT killed in the line of duty since the creation of the agency in 1970.
Earlene Bethel-Sperling Way (Staten Island)
Location:Northeast corner of St. Marks Place and Hamilton Avenue
Honoree: Earlene Bethel-Sperling (d. 1911), a worker for the NYC Addiction Services Agency, helped found the Staten Island Minority Civic Association and, through it, the Staten Island Street Olympics.
Eddie Zambrana Jr. Way (Staten Island)
Location:Southeast corner of Richmond Avenue and Armand Street
Honoree: Eddie Zambrana, Jr. (b. 1977), who was employed by Project Renewal, was killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Eden II Lane (Staten Island)
Location:Underneath the Beach Street sign at the intersection of Beach Street and Union Place
Honoree: Honors the Eden II School for Autistic Children (DBA Eden II Programs), founded in 1976,
Edward “Iron Man” Holder Avenue (Staten Island)
Location:Northeast corner of Corbin Avenue and Barlow Avenue
Honoree: Edward Holder (1984-2005) followed a family tradition of becoming iron worker. After the September 11th World Trade Center disaster, he and other family members worked untold hours cutting through the mass of debris in hope of saving lives.
Edward A. Tierney, Sr. Corner (Staten Island)
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)
Edward Edwards Lane (Staten Island)
Location:Southeast corner of Gifford’s Lane and Margaret Street
Honoree: Ed Edwards (1930-2005) was a pioneer in “downsizing” Staten Island communities, having been at the forefront of that movement with the Giffords Civic Association’s effort to preserve the unique character of Great Kills Town. He was also a strong advocate for the public library system.
Edward K. “Eddie” Oliver Place (Staten Island)
Present name:Florence Place
Location:Between Seguine Avenue and Elizabeth Place
Honoree: Edward K. Oliver (b. 1970), who worked for Carr Futures, was killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Edward R. Stanzione Place (Staten Island)
Location:Northwest corner of Forest Avenue and Bennett Avenue
Honoree: Edward Stanzione (1932-2003) worked with his father at Stanzione’s Deli and took over the family business when his father retired. When he wasn’t enjoying food – preparing and eating it too – he was watching his beloved Brooklyn Dodgers. He was a member of the Richmond County Post of the VFW in Port Richmond.
Eleven in Heaven Square-Rescue 5 (Staten Island)
Present name:Clove Road
Location:Between Targee Street and Oder Avenue
Honoree: Honor eleven members of NYFD Rescue 5 who were killed in the 9-11 attacks. They were Battalion Chief Louis Modafferi, Lieutenant Harvey Harrell, and Firefighters John Bergin, Carl Bini, Mike Fiore, Andre Fletcher, Joseph Mascali, Douglas Miller, Jeffrey Palazzo, Nick Rossomando and Allen Tarasiewicz.
Elizabeth “Betty” Pancila Street (Staten Island)
Location:Northwest corner of Scarsdale Avenue and School Street
Honoree: Betty Pancila (d. 2005) was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and beloved school secretary at P.S.8.
Elizabeth Egbert Way (Staten Island)
Location:At the southeast corner of Richmond Terrace and Snug Harbor Road at the eastern leg of Snug Harbor Road
Honoree: Elizabeth Egbert (d. 1969) was President and CEO of the Staten Island Museum. She made it one of New York's most engaging cultural entities and was responsible for restoring its new home, a landmark building at Snug Harbor Cultural Center. She had an extensive career as an artist, sculptor and printmaker; and also taught art at Hunter College and other institutions. She was also Chairperson/President of the Board of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, and a board member of Snug Harbor Cultural Center and of the Mud Lane Society for the Renaissance of Stapleton. (Rose)
Elizabeth Stanton Way (Staten Island)
Location:Intersection of Richmond Terrace and Jersey Street
Honoree: Elizabeth Stanton (d. 2008), a legal receptionist, lived in the Richmond Terrace Houses where she was president of the tenants’ association for 20 years. She was also a dedicated foster parent and a Boy Scout troop leader.
Ellsworth Avenue (Staten Island)
Present name:Pawling Avenue
Location:Drumgoole Road East and Hawley Avenue
Honoree: [Replaces former name. Amends City map. No Committee Report.]
Eugene J. Raggio Place (Staten Island)
Location:Northeast corner of Penn Avenue and Tenth Street
Honoree: Eugene J. Raggio (b. 1946) worked for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey at the World Trade Center. He was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
Eugene S. Devlin III Way (Staten Island)
Location:Intersection of Todt Hill Road and Flagg Place
Honoree: Eugene S. Devlin III (1947-2009) was a U.S. Army MP in Germany from 1967 to 1969, and went on to a career in the NYPD. He rose to the rank of Assistant Chief and was Borough Commander for Staten Island from 1996 to 2001. His tenure saw a decline of more than 70 percent in the borough’s crime rate.
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