Brown Honored With Street Renaming
Lizzy Brown, a native of South Carolina who came to call Far Rockaway home, was honored with a street renamed for her on September 10. Brown was a supervisor in the New York City Department of Health for 25 years. She then turned her full attention to the betterment of the Far Rockaway community. Councilman James Sanders Jr. presided over a ceremony that included praise from family, friends and local officials and songs from the Full Gospel Tabernacle’s Worship Team Choir. Lizzy Ruth Brown Way is located at the intersection of Beach 43 Street and Beach Channel Drive where stands the Full Gospel Tabernacle, where Brown worshiped.