Subway Hero Wins Medal From Carnegie Fund Commission

Sean Conaboy, a member of St. Michael’s Parish in Sunset Park, saved a woman from a knife-wielding attacker on a Manhattan subway platform last spring. Now, he has been recognized for his bravery by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.

Samaritan’s Bravery Earns Him Medal From Bishop

Sean Conaboy, the St. Michael’s Church parishioner who tackled a suspect who was stabbing a woman at the Union Square station two months ago, received a medal from Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the Diocese of Brooklyn chancery on July 20.

St. Michael’s Parishioner Hailed a Hero

Sean Conaboy is convinced he wasn’t acting alone when he jumped onto a man who was stabbing a woman on a Union Square subway station platform on May 19 – God was with him.