NYC Honorary Street Names
Dominick S. Florio Way (Staten Island)
Location:Intersection of Thurston Street and Hawthorne Avenue
Honoree: In 1980 Sanitationman Dominick S. Florio (1942-2009), received an award from NYPD and NYFD for carrying an elderly woman out of a burning four-story building. He was a founding member of the Father Vincent Capodanno Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 42.
Firefighter John J. Florio Place (Queens)
Present name:77th Place
Location:Between Eliot Avenue and Juniper Boulevard North
Honoree: Firefighter John J. Florio (b. 1967) was killed during fire and rescue operations at the World Trade Center following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
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