NYC street named after Newtown victim Benjamin Wheeler

The street, formerly called 41st Street in Queens, will now be called Benjamin Wheeler Place.

The street, formerly called 41st Street in Queens, will now be called Benjamin Wheeler Place. (9/7/13)

NORWALK - A street in New York City now bears the name of one of the 6-year-old victims of the Newtown School shooting.

Benjamin Wheeler's family unveiled the new sign Saturday afternoon.

The street, formerly called 41st Street in Queens, will now be called Benjamin Wheeler Place.

Benjamin's parents say they used to live in that neighborhood when he was a baby, and frequently visited there once they moved to Newtown.
 

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