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Schenectady street may be renamed after Little League champions' coach

Schenectady City Councilman Vince Riggi has proposed has made a proposal to change the name of a small section of Norwood Ave. (from Michigan Ave. to Pennsylvania Ave.) in honor of 1954 Schenectady Little League manager Mike Maietta. Schenectady Little League and Norwood Ave. seen in the background.
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Schenectady City Councilman Vince Riggi has proposed has made a proposal to change the name of a small section of Norwood Ave. (from Michigan Ave. to Pennsylvania Ave.) in honor of 1954 Schenectady Little League manager Mike Maietta. Schenectady Little League and Norwood Ave. seen in the background.
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If Councilman Vince Riggi gets his way, the late Mike Maietta will get his. A public hearing will be held later this month on whether to rename an uninhabited two-block section of Norwood Avenue near the Maietta-Buonome Little League Field “Mike Maietta Way.” Riggi was surprised to learn that many of his governmental colleagues did not know of the man who built Schenectady Little League into an international power, managing teams to three Little League ...


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