Middle Village community honors local veteran who served in both world wars with street co-naming

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On Saturday, Sept. 17, Councilman Robert Holden held a ceremony to co-name 82nd Place between 64th Road and Furmanville Avenue in Middle Village “Captain Thomas G. Abbey Place” after a local veteran.

Holden was joined by Police Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch and others at the memorial service co-hosted by the Newtown Historical Society at Captain Abbey’s grave site at St. John’s Cemetery. 

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