NYC Honorary Street Names
"V" Honorary Streets: Staten Island
Vassili G. Haramis Boulevard (Staten Island)
Location:Northeast corner of Richmond Avenue and Victory Boulevard
Honoree: Vassili G. Haramis (b. 1945) worked for Washington Group International at the World Trade Center. He was killed in the terrorist attack of September, 11 2001.
Vera D’Agostino Way (Staten Island)
Location:At the intersection of Cuba Avenue and New Dorp Lane
Honoree: Vera D’Agostino (1949-2002) lived on Cuba Avenue for nearly 25 years. She was instrumental in her two daughters taking positions in service to the public, one as a nurse and the other as a social worker. Her passing at a young age from cancer, gave greater awareness of the need to fight the disease.
Victor L. Prevosti Corner (Staten Island)
Location:Intersection of Matthews Avenue and Davis Avenue
Honoree: Victor L. Prevosti (1923-2007) joined the Army Signal Corps in 1942 serving in the World War II China-Burma-India Theater. He later served as the Legislative Committee Chair of the New York State American Legion, proposing legislation for a New York State Veteran’s Cemetery in Richmond County.
Vietnam Veterans Plaza (Staten Island)
Location:Underneath the Martling Avenue sign at the southeast Corner of Manor Road
Honoree: This street co-name honors the men from Staten Island who served in the Vietnam War.
Vincent C. Pompa Way (Staten Island)
Location:At the northwest corner of Maple Parkway and Forest Avenue
Honoree: As president of Mariners Harbor Civic Association for 11 years, Vincent C. Pompa fought for improvements such as local traffic rerouting, new parks, a relocated US Post Office and a new library branch. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was later a chemist for the Carter Wallace Company until his retirement in 1992. He He founded and was the president of the board of directors of Beacon Christian Community Health Center, president of Mariners Harbor AARP, and an active member of Community Board 1. He also served as a Eucharistic minister at St. Clement/ St. Michael R.C. Parish and Chaplain of the Five Star Post of the American Legion, which he belonged to for 47 years. Mr. Pompa died on May 11, 2013 at age 85. (Rose)
Vincent Laieta, Jr. Way (Staten Island)
Present name:Seaver Avenue
Location:Between Husson Street and Hylan Boulevard
Honoree: Vincent Laieta, Jr. (b. 1970) worked for Aon Corporation at the World Trade Center. He was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001
Vincent M. Litto Place (Staten Island)
Location:Northwest corner of Wainwright Avenue and Wilson Avenue
Honoree: Vincent M. Litto (b. 1949) worked for Cantor Fitzgerald at the World Trade Center. He was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
Vinnie Hutton Harrier Fun Run Way (Staten Island)
Location:At the southwest corner of Cheshire Place and Clove Road
Honoree: Vinnie Hutton (1913-1993) began running in high school and later was inducted into the YMCA’s 75,000 Mile Club in 1977. His career as an athlete, coach, race director and track administrator spanned more than 60 years. He established the weekly Saturday morning runs at Clove Lakes Park which eventually evolved into the 3-mile fun runs which have since been put on every Saturday morning since 1967 by the Staten Island Athletic Club. He served as a coach and director of the Staten Island Harriers track team. (Rose)
Vito J. De Leo Avenue (Staten Island)
Present name:Cotter Avenue
Location:Between Clarke Avenue and Diane Court
Honoree: Vito J. De Leo (b. 1960) worked at ABM Industries in theWorld Trade Center. He was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001
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