J1832

Honoring John B. Johnson Jr. as CEO of Johnson Newspapers, and as Editor and co-Publisher of the ;.us on;Watertown Daily Times ;.us ...

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  • 14 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1832


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring John B. Johnson Jr. after many years of
distinguished service as CEO of JOHNSON NEWSPAPERS, and as Editor and
co-Publisher of the WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body seeks to acknowledge those individuals
whose professional lives and civic endeavors serve to enhance the stat-
ure of the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor John B. John-
son Jr. after many years of distinguished service as CEO of JOHNSON
NEWSPAPERS, and as Editor and co-Publisher of the WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES;
and
WHEREAS, As CEO of JOHNSON NEWSPAPERS and Editor and co-Publisher of
the WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES, John B. Johnson Jr. played an instrumental
role in telling the North Country's story and informing readers about
important issues, events and people; and
WHEREAS, Through his affinity for journalism and belief in the future
of the region, John B. Johnson Jr. used the WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES to
stand up for Northern New York; and
WHEREAS, He worked tirelessly on issues such as the expansion of Fort
Drum as well as countless other initiatives to promote and improve life
in Upstate New York; and
WHEREAS, Under John B. Johnson Jr.'s leadership, the WATERTOWN DAILY
TIMES maintained and continued its reputation for excellence in journal-
ism; and
WHEREAS, Through his continued involvement in the community, his writ-
ing of editorials, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Johnson
Newspaper Corporation, John B. Johnson Jr. will continue to utilize his
journalistic skills and knowledge of the North Country for the overall
betterment of the community; and
WHEREAS, John B. Johnson Jr. rendered faithful, conscientious and
valuable service to both the JOHNSON NEWSPAPERS and the WATERTOWN DAILY
TIMES, and served with loyalty, honor and distinction; and
WHEREAS, In his official acts, John B. Johnson Jr. was governed by a
keen sense of duty and always showed a unique grasp of human problems,
earning the admiration, esteem and affection of his colleagues; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor John B. Johnson Jr. after many years of distinguished service as
CEO of JOHNSON NEWSPAPERS, and as Editor and co-Publisher of the WATER-
TOWN DAILY TIMES; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to John B. Johnson Jr.

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