Bay Ridge street renamed for firefighter, 9/11 first responder Michael Behette who died of lung cancer

Friends and family shared stories and sang the

Friends and family shared stories and sang the song "Let It Be," since Behette was an avid Beatles fan. (May 17, 2014 6:33 PM)

Hundreds of people gathered in Bay Ridge today to honor the memory of fallen firefighter Michael Behette.

To make sure his name and memory will always live on, 85th Street was renamed "Firefighter Michael G. Behette 9/11 Memorial Way."

Behette was lifelong Bay Ridge resident who lost his battle with lung cancer in September of 2012 after dedicating his life to helping others. Since...

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