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Strippoli Square

31 Ave., 51 St., 54 St.

Queens

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Private First Class Joseph Patrick Strippoli perished while honorably serving his country in the Vietnam War.  Strippoli was born in Manhattan in 1946.  He attended Our Lady of Good Counsel Parochial School in Yorkville until the age of ten, when his family moved to Woodside, Queens where he attended P.S. 151 and William Cullen Bryant High School.  An able and talented young man, Strippoli earned an academic scholarship and won several awards for his sculpture.  Tragically, a landmine near the Cambodian border killed Strippoli in 1968, during his service in Vietnam.  He was twenty-one years old. 

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    Strippoli Square Weather

    • Mon
      Snow
      29°F
    • Tue
      Heavy Snow
      26°F
    • Wed
      Mostly Sunny
      28°F
    • Thu
      Chance Light Snow
      29°F

    7-day forecast

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