Left to right: Assemblyman Joe DeStaphano, Debra Gajewski (wife), Supervisor Ed Romaine, daughter Crystal Gajewski, Councilman Michael Loguercio, son Sean Gajewski and Shirley legislator Rudy Sunderman dedicate part of Martha Avenue in East Patchogue in honor of 9/11 first responder Mark “Ski” Gajewski on Saturday, Aug. 19. (Photo: Town of Brookhaven)
A portion of Martha Avenue in East Patchogue was officially dedicated as “Mark W. Gajewski Way” on Saturday, Aug. 17.
Gajewski was a first responder during September 11 who selflessly spent nine months helping the cleanup efforts at Ground Zero. He died on Dec. 11, 2017 after battling lung cancer related to the debris at the site.