Remembering Dora Young - Street Renaming

Malcolm A. Smith

July 11, 2014

Dora Young was  the 29th Assembly District Leader and Executive Co-Leader of the Guy R. Brewer Democratic Club, who as the City Clerk of Queens married over 300,000 couples civil ceremonies at Borough Hall. She was honored with a street renaming - 197th Street at the corner of Linden Blvd. has been renamed Dora H. Young Way. Senator Smith is seen here with Brenda Carr, Dora Young's niece. (second from left), Millie Rivas, Fred Simmons and some young constituents