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Street Naming for Police Officer Francis T. Pitone in East Meadow, LI

March 29, 2014

On March 29, 2014, Corey Lane in East Meadow, NY was renamed for fallen Police Officer Francis T. Pitone a member of the Housing Bureau’s PSA 8.   The ceremony was attended by family members, elected officials, PBA board officials and Officer Pitone’s colleagues from PSA 8.  Officer Pitone is one of many heroic members of the service who have fallen victim to World Trade Center attack exposure. View Image

Police Officer Michael Turchiano (holding the sign) is joined (from left) to right by Nassau PBA president Jim Carver; NYC PBA president Pat Lynch; NYC PBA Vice President Mubarak Abdul-Jabbar; NYC PBA lower board Chairman Richard Diana; Police Officer Paul Kiernan; Turchiano; NYC PBA Housing Bureau Trustee Anthony Milo, and NYC PBA Citywide Trustee Thomas Hellem. View Image

As friends and family in attendance, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray looks on as a sign renaming Corey Lane as Officer Francis T. Pitone Lane is unveiled.  Officer Pitone is another hero of 9/11 who died from exposure to toxins following the rescue, recovery and cleanup after the attack on the World Trade Center. View Image