Buehler Remembered

Michael Gianaris

October 13, 2011

The Queens Gazette wrote about the renaming of 30th Road to Ann Buehler Way, in commemoration of Anna Buehler who died last year at the age of 94. Senator Gianaris attended the renaming to show his appreciation and remembrance for her hard work and dedication to the city.

For more than half a century, Ann Buehler served as a beacon for local youth seeking refuge from the troublesome life of street gangs. Her legacy was honored on October 8, with the renaming of 30th Road as “Ann Buehler Way” at the intersection of 21st Street in front of the Salah M. Hassanein Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens in Astoria. Buehler died last year, she was 94-years-old.

Members of the Variety Boys and Girls Club, local representatives and the Buehler family were in attendance including Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., Assemblymember Aravella Simotas, state Senator Michael Gianaris, Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr. and his wife Tina Vallone, Variety Boys and Girls Club Board President Emeritus Thomas J. Nowierski and Executive Director Terence Hughes, UCCA President Rose Marie Poveromo, SHAREing and CAREing Vice-Presidents Mary Demakos and Carolyn Scarano, Roland Hassanein and Father Juan A. Quevedo-Bosch of Church of the Redeemer.

Read the full article here.