Section of Troy street to be renamed for Little Italy advocate

Jan 17, 2022 353

The city will dedicate a section of Hill Street to the memory of Michael A. Esposito, beloved resident, historian and neighborhood leader in Troy’s Little Italy neighborhood who died last month, Mayor Patrick Madden said. Hill Street between Liberty and Washington Streets will be dedicated as “Esposito Way” in recognition of his life and contributions to the city. The City Council will consider the resolution for the street dedication.

Madden said Esposito was "a tireless, selfless neighbor and community leader" for Little Italy and the and the dedication "is a meaningful token of our appreciation of Mike’s efforts to preserve Troy’s rich and vibrant history.” Esposito’s niece Gina Gorman called her uncle a great man who "loved everything about Troy, especially Little Italy and the Market Place."

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