On a beautiful Saturday morning with the tempatures in the high 50s, Mayor Jerrimiah Healy of Jersey City, along with Peter Brennan City Council President and Steven Fulop Ward E Councilman of downtown Jersey city officiated over the dedication for the naming of 5th and Monmouth as Louis Calamito Way.
Over 50 people both family and friends were there for the dedication.
Photo by Steveamack – more photos and story to come.
Intersection of Monmouth and 5th Streets as Louis Calamito Way
-Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy and members of the Municipal Council will dedicate the intersection of Monmouth Street and Fifth Street as Louis Calamito Way on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. ”
In dedicating the intersection of Monmouth and 5th Streets to Louis Calamito,” said Mayor Healy. “We pay tribute to his contributions to Jersey City and to this great country. I wish the Calamito family happiness in their endeavors and thank them for their support of our Jersey City neighborhoods, especially Monmouth Street.”
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City Council unanimously passes Resolution to name 5th and Monmouth Street in Downtown Jersey City, Louis Calamito Way
Louis Calamito, a decorated World War II veteran and a longtime resident of Monmouth Street in downtown Jersey City who died in 2005 will be honored In Memoriam when the City of Jersey City re-names the corner of 5th and Monmouth Street “Louis Calamito Way.”
Through the efforts of Jersey City Council President Peter Brennan, Councilman Steve Fulup, the Village Neighborhood Association and Louis Calamito’s son, Vincent, the Resolution to rename the street corner received a unanimous “yes” vote by the City Council on January 26th. The official unveiling of the street sign will take place March 5th with Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy, Council President Brennan, downtown’s Ward “E” Councilman Fulop attending along with members of the Calamito family. Continue reading Jersey City to Rename Street for WWII Hero and Longtime Resident Louis Calamito