Muslim First Responder who died on 9/11 gets New York Street named after him.

Posted on September 11, 2014


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CAIR-NY Welcomes Salman Hamdani Way Street Naming Ceremony

(NEW YORK, NY, 4/28/14) – The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) today welcomed a street naming ceremony for Salman Hamdani Way on 204st street in Bayside, Queens in honor of Mohammad Salman Hamdani, the 23-year-old certified EMT and NYPD cadet who lost his life as a result of the 9/11 terror attacks.

CAIR-NY Board President Ryan Mahoney said:

“Today, CAIR-NY commends the city council for honoring a true American hero, Salman Hamdani, who gave his life as a first responder on 9/11. This street naming will serve as a reminder of courage and sacrifice to the residents and visitors of Bayside for years to come as well as a testament that individuals and communities of all ethnic and religious backgrounds are united in the cause of service to humanity.”