A street in Queens was renamed Saturday to honor a little boy killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn.
A street in Queens will be renamed in honor of Benjamin Wheeler, 6, who was gunned down inside his classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012.
President Barack Obama was not heard this week for his weekly radio address; he instead turned it over to the mother of one of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims, who advocated for a tighter gun restrictions.
The parents who spoke at a public hearing, along with hundreds of others, all agreed that a lot must change in the wake of the tragedy.
Students Jesse Lewis, Catherine Hubbard, Benjamin Wheeler and Allison Wyatt will all be laid to rest. Teachers Lauren Rousseau and Anne Marie Murphy will also be remembered.
Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre victim Ben Wheeler was remembered Tuesday evening in his old neighborhood of Sunnyside, Queens.
The family of Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre victim Benjamin Wheeler loved soccer and swimming, played piano, and hoped to be an architect or a paleontologist.