NYC Honorary Street Names
"K" Honorary Streets: Staten Island
Karen C. Renda Place (Staten Island)
Present name:Keating Place
Location:Between Travis Avenue and Rockland Avenue
Honoree: Karen C. Renda (b. 1949) worked for American Express at the World Trade center. She was killed in the terrorist attack of September, 11 2001.
Karl Feldman Way (Staten Island)
Location:Corner of Longdale Street and Lamberts Lane
Honoree: Karl Feldman (1984-2003) was a Ewings Sarcoma patient for 6 ˝ years, enduring non-stop chemotherapy, hundreds of rounds of radiation treatment and 9 surgeries. He inspired other patients to continue treatment when they were ready to give up.
Kathy Kiernan Way (Staten Island)
Present name:Simonson Avenue
Location:Between Forest Avenue and Richmond Terrace
Honoree: Kathy Kiernan (1948-1998) worked at Daytop Village Staten Island Outreach for thirteen years including serving as Director for ten of those years and was Co-Chair of the Staten Island Committee on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (SICASA). She was also a member of the Mid-Island Rotary Club which she served as a Vice-President. In 1995 she formed Project Connect, a teen forum co-sponsored by the Rotary Club and SICASA.
Keith Roma Place (Staten Island)
Present name:Morton Street
Location:From Wilder Avenue east to the end of the street
Honoree: Keith Roma (b. 1974), a member of the New York Fire Patrol, was killed at the World Trade Center during fire and rescue operations following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
Kells – Grennie American Legion Post No. 316 Way (Staten Island)
Location:At the intersection of Amboy Road and Arc Place
Honoree: This co-naming honors the Kells-Grennie American Legion Post No. 316, which began in 1919. It held its last meetings in 2016 at 2750 Amboy Road, which had been its home for more than 70 years. The Post was initially named for Cpl. Edward W. Kells of the 107th Infantry, 27th Division, a Staten Islander who was killed in the World War I battle St. Quentin Cana in 1918. After WWII, the Post’s name was amended to honor another fallen Staten Islander, Pfc. Richard A. Grennie, who was killed in action at St. Lo in the aftermath of the 1944 Normandy invasion. (Matteo)
Kenneth Cubas Way (Staten Island)
Location:At the intersection of Dongan Street and Richmond Terrace
Honoree: Kenneth Cubas (1953-2001), a vice president of Fiduciary Trust Company International, worked on the 97th floor in Tower 2 of the World Trade Center. He was killed on September 11, 2001 when, after evacuating the building, he went back into the Tower to try and help others. (Rose)
Kenneth W. White Street (Staten Island)
Present name:Weiner Street
Location:Between Richmond Valley Road and Bascomb Avenue
Honoree: Kenneth W. White (b. 1950) worked for Cantor Fitzgerald at the World Trade Center. He was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
Kevin J. Walsh Way (Staten Island)
Location:Intersection of Midland Avenue and North Railroad Avenue
Honoree: Kevin J. Walsh (1951-2011) established Walsh Electrical Contracting in 1976. He helped churches, schools and non-profit groups including Habitat for Humanity and Homes for Heroes, for which he donated materials and labor to build a house for a quadriplegic veteran of the Iraq War.
Kevin Sheehy Way (Staten Island)
Present name:Luten Avenue
Location:Between Amboy Road and Hylan Boulevard
Honoree: Kevin Sheehy (1942-2001) a longtime biology teacher at Tottenville High School, was active in many community organizations. Among others, he served as: President of Friends of Snug Harbor; President of the South Shore Junior Chamber of Commerce; a board member of the Greenbelt Conservancy and vice-president of the Stapleton Local Development Corporation. He died on February 14, 2001 while participating in a charity basketball game.
Kim Magrone Courtney Place (Staten Island)
Location:Corner of Dongan Hills Avenue and Mason Avenue
Honoree: Kim Magrone Courtney (b. 1967) passed away on February 8, 2007. She was a dedicated member of the Friends and Families of the Children’s Cancer Fund of New York University Hospital.
Korean War Veteran's Memorial Place (Staten Island)
Present name:Milford Drive
Location:Between Ocean Terrace, and Witteman Place
Honoree: Milford Drive and Ocean Terrace is the location of the "Korean War Veterans Memorial" plaque, dedicated on May 18, 1996.
Korean War Veterans Way (Staten Island)
Location:At the northeast corner of Vespa Avenue and Arden Avenue
Honoree: This co-naming honors the veterans who fought in the Korean War. (Ignizio)
Kristen L. Montanaro Way (Staten Island)
Location:Southeast corner of Maryland Avenue and Foxhill Terrace
Honoree: Kristen L. Montanaro (b. 1967) worked for Marsh & McLennan at the World Trade Center. She was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
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