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Walking “Peter Jennings Way”

pjwayfeb21.jpgPeter Jennings has now been linked permanently to the New York neighborhood he called home, as the Manhattan street where he worked for decades has been renamed in his honor,” ABCNews.com says.
At a morning ceremony, West 66th St. was dubbed Peter Jennings Way in honor of the late WNT anchor.

“Peter Jennings spent decades speaking directly to each of us,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said. “And [now] we’ll walk down Peter Jennings Way.”

Elizabeth Vargas said the sign was a “wonderful public way to tip our hats.” “This is the way we enter every day and [the way] Peter entered for 23 years,” she added in an interview.

pjwayfeb212.jpgLeft, Jennings’ wife Kayce Freed, and his children, Elizabeth and Chris stand with the Mayor.

“Dad walked to work and he walked home,” Elizabeth said. She hopes that “like any good monument,” this tribute will affect the future and remind others of her father’s commitment to journalism and solid values. ABCNews.com has more…

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