Councilman Sanders holds up a replica sign prior to presenting it to the family.
Beach 40 Street at Beach Channel Drive was renamed last Saturday in honor of Clara Hinds, a local woman who died at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 as a result of a terrorist attack on the buildings. Hinds lived in a building on that street and was active in St. Gertrude’s Church nearby. Pictured; City Councilman James Sanders, who hosted the ceremony.
|Hubert Hinds, the husband of the slain woman, spoke to the crowd about his wife.
The family of the local woman looks on.
Hinds’ son, Ronnie Hinds, speaks about his mother.
Firefighters line up for the ceremony.
The chorus from St. Gertrude’s sang a number of hymns.
Father Brendan Downing, the priest from St. Gertrude’s Church, eulogized Hinds.
Hubert Hinds holds the sign presented in his wife’s honor.
NYPD Detective Willie Olmeda, the Community Affairs Officer for the 101 Precinct with 101 Precinct Community Council President Hazeron Mohammed.
FDNY bagpipes set the scene for the ceremony.
The sign denotes the newly-named street.