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Corner in Maspeth renamed for bar owner George Gibbons

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George Gibbons St. holds the commemorative sign for his son as he is surrounded by his family and Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley (second l.). Photo by Christina Santucci
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The corner of 60th Drive and Mt. Olivet Crescent was co-named for George Gibbons Jr. Photo by Christina Santucci
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George Gibbons Sr. poses for a photo with the Mayo Society members. Photo by Christina Santucci

The corner of 60th Drive and Mt. Olivet Crescent in Maspeth was renamed Saturday for George Gibbons Jr., the popular bar owner of Gibbons’ Home. Gibbons was killed in a wrong way hit-and-run crash on the Long Island Expressway service road in 2011. His family and City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, who introduced the legislation to rename the street in the Council, unveiled the sign before a commemorative version was presented to relatives.

Posted 12:00 am, October 6, 2013
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