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MEDIA ADVISORY – Town Dedicates Street in Wading River to Honor Thomas Lateulere
Posted Date:
8/29/2017
Riverhead, NY – Members of the Riverhead Town Board, Highway Department and Wading River Fire Department will join together with the family of Thomas Lateulere to dedicate 20th Street in Wading River in his honor.

TOWN OF RIVERHEAD

Office of the Supervisor

 

M E D I A   A D V I S O R Y

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   August 29, 2017

CONTACT:  Jill Lewis, (631) 727-3200 Ext. 655

 

TOWN DEDICATES STREET IN WADING RIVER TO HONOR THOMAS LATEULERE

Riverhead, NY – Members of the Riverhead Town Board, Highway Department and Wading River Fire Department will join together with the family of Thomas Lateulere to dedicate 20th Street in Wading River in his honor.

“This dedication marks the gratitude that we have for Thomas Lateulere’s service and volunteerism to our community,” said Supervisor Sean M. Walter. “Thomas Lateulere Street will be a continual reminder of his commitment and devotion to the residents of Wading River and the County of Suffolk.”

WHO:  Wading River Fire Department, Riverhead Town Board and Riverhead Highway Department

WHAT:  Street Dedication

WHEN:           Wednesday, August 30 at 6:45 PM

WHERE:  20th Street and Hulse Landing Road, Wading River, NY

DETAILS:       The Riverhead Town Board is honoring the memory of Thomas Lateulere by designating a secondary name to 20th Street in Wading River as “Thomas Lateulere Street” as a tribute to his dedicated commitment and heroic obligation to our community.

Thomas Lateulere was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., but grew up in Wading River in the Town of Riverhead, attended Riverhead public schools, graduated from Riverhead High School and proudly served his community as a dedicated 35 year volunteer member of the Wading River Fire Department as Chief and as a Commissioner of the Wading River Fire District.  He was an Emergency Medical Services educator and a career paramedic who faithfully performed his duties with the highest levels of compassion and professionalism. 

All media is invited to attend this event.

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