2010 Hero Plaque Dedications





Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 11:00am
William Washington #9614, 12th District
Died 1-16-1980
2213 South Bonaffon Terrace
Plaque Location: 12th Police District, 6448 Woodland Avenue


Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 11:00am
Frank King #9342
Died 12-21-1998
Regan’s Bar, Boulevard and Whitaker
Plaque Location: Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 2819, 6850 Martin’s Mill Road


Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 11:00am
Stephen Liczbinski Sgt. #486, 24th District
Died 5-3-2008
Almond Street and East Schiller Street
Plaque Location: Almond Street and East Schiller Street


Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 11:00am
Walter Steinbaker Sgt #3086
Died 2-21-1932
“G” Street and East Wyoming Avenue


Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 11:00am
Thomas Duggan #4070, 7th District
Died 2-22-1972
George Washington High School


Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 11:00am
William Lackman #2762, 7th District
Died 10-17-1968
Southwest corner Welsh Road and Verree Roads


Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 11:00am
Edwin Welsh #369
Died 11-10-1934
Salem Street and Torresdale Avenue


Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 11:00am
Joseph Reiss #2672, 30th District
Died 8-1-1959 / Found 8-8-1959
On 8-1-1959 at 10:51PM, he was dispatched to investigate water coming from the highway. The street caved under him at N. 5th St. and W. Clearfield St and he went onto the sewer system. Officer was not found until 8-8-1959 when his body was discovered at Richmond St. and E. Somerset St. – Cause of death: Drowning.
Plaque Location: 25th District Headquarters


Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at 11:00am
Patrick N. Curran (Warden) and Robert F. Fromhold Sr. (Deputy Warden)
Died 5-31-1973
Holmesburg Prison
Plaque Location: 8125 Torresdale Avenue, Holmesburg Prison


Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 11:00am
Norman W. Stinger #3764
Died 1-25-1949
Fraternal Order of Police, 1336 Spring Garden Street


Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 11:00am
Isabel Nazario #6341, Narcotics Strike Force
Died 9-5-2008
North 39th Street and Melon Street
Plaque Location: Juniata Park Academy (Public School), "G" and Hunting Park
Enter off of Bristol Street between G and H streets.


Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 11:00am
Patrick McDonald Sgt. #398, Highway Patrol
Died 9-23-2008
North 17th Street and West Dauphin Street
Plaque Location: Liberty Bell Youth Organization, 3300 Red Lion Road at Calera


Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 11:00am
Timothy Simpson Sgt. #387, 24th District
Died 11-17-2008
Aramingo Avenue and East Allegheny Avenue
Plaque Location: 24th District, 3901 Whitaker Avenue


Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 11:00am
John Pawlowski #5349, 35th District
Died 2-13-2009
North Broad Street and West Olney Avenue
This will be re-scheduled for the 2011 plaque season.


Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 11:00am
(14) Hero Plaque Dedications
13 Firemen and one Police Offcer, Morris Gelles

Died 12-22-1910
Friedlander Leather Company Fire, 1100 North Bodine Street
Plaque Location: Piazza at Schmidt's outside Darling's Diner in the Rialto Building, North 2nd Street and Germantown Avenue