Hugh T. Farley's Constituent stories

Frank Casazza

Major Frank Casazza, of Indian Lake, volunteered for the Army Air Corp Air Cadet Program during World War II, and two weeks after graduating high school, was in basic training. On August 21, 1944, Mr. Casazza earned his wings as an Army Air Corps Navigator, at only 19 years old. 

May 19, 2015

Deborah Gordon Mullaney

Deborah Gordon Mullaney of Niskayuna is a dynamic, dedicated and passionate civic leader and advocate for children.

Ms. Mullaney has been a member of the Ellis Medicine Board of Trustees since 2003, and because of her exceptional leadership skills, was appointed Chair of the Board in 2012. Her reputation as an outstanding administrator is a direct reflection of her love and dedication to Schenectady County and especially to young people in the community. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the Schenectady Foundation and is a member of the board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Schenectady and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Schenectady Auxiliary, having served as past President of the Auxiliary.

May 13, 2015

David T. Wallingford

Captain David T. Wallingford served in the United States Marine Corps from 1967 until his honorable discharge in 1970, serving in combat in Vietnam. Captain Wallingford earned numerous military decorations, including the Bronze Star Medal with Combat “V,” Purple Heart Medal, Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Combat “V,” Combat Action Ribbon, Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Medal, Vietnamese Service Medal with Four Stars, Vietnamese Campaign Medal, Vietnamese Armed Forces Meritorious Unit Commendation Cross Gallantry Medal with Palm, New York State Conspicuous Service Cross with One Device and the New York State Conspicuous Service Star.

May 16, 2014

Constance Glasgow, MD

Constance Glasgow, MD, has practiced pediatrics in Clifton Park since 1966, and was the first pediatrician to open a practice in that community. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the State University of New York Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn and completed her residency in pediatrics at the Albert Einstein University of Medicine-Bronx Municipal Hospital Center. 

Dr. Glasgow is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is an attending physician at Ellis Hospital, the former St. Clare’s Hospital and the former Bellevue Woman’s Hospital, where she has also served as Chief of Newborn Services. 

May 13, 2014

Allan P. Atwell

Allan P. Atwell PFC is a past Commander and current Chaplain of Clifton Park/Halfmoon VFW Post #1498. In 1943, at the age of 18, he graduated from Breesport High School in Chemung County. A few days later, he visited the Selective Service Board and was drafted.He was assigned to the 28th Infantry Division and landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on Labor Day, 1944.

May 19, 2013

Marie Valachovic

Marie Valachovic is a tireless educator who has spent her adult life making a difference in the lives of all those she meets. A lifelong resident of Fulton County, Ms. Valachovic graduated from Johnstown High School, where she was renowned for her exceptional all-around athletic abilities. She went on to study at SUNY Oswego, eventually earning a bachelor of science degree in education from SUNY New Paltz. She later earned a masters in reading and a Certificate of Advance Studies in School Administration from SUNY Fredonia. 

May 13, 2013

Corine Lombardo

Master Sgt. Corine Lombardo is a 30 year veteran of the Army and the New York Army National Guard. Currently the Director of Communications for Patriot Hills, a not-for-profi t organization focusing on veterans’ reintegration and resource services, she has spent her career in working in the field of Public Relations. As a Public Relations Specialist for the Army National Guard and a full time employee of the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs in Latham, New York since 1986, Corine specializes in media relations, environmental community relations and photo/broadcast journalism.

May 18, 2012

Honorable Ann C. Crowell

The Honorable Ann C. Crowell made history in the November 2011 elections when she became the first woman to be elected to the New York Supreme Court in the eleven county Fourth Judicial District. She is particularly enjoying the experience of assisting attorneys and their clients in reaching settlements that save them from protracted litigation and the drain and expense of trial.

May 14, 2012

James A. Wilson

James A. Wilson, of Schenectady, enlisted in the U.S. Navy in December 1944.  Four of his brothers served in the U.S. Army.  He achieved the rank of Yeoman Second Class, was honorably discharged on July 14, 1949, and received the Good Conduct Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal and Navy Occupation Medal.

Jim has dedicated himself to assisting fellow veterans, including serving for many years as Director of the Schenectady County Veterans Service Agency before his retirement.

June 9, 2011

Bonnie Daggett

Bonnie (Buckley) Daggett’s legacy of compassion is an inspiration to all, as she perpetually shows where there is a will, there is a way.

A life-long resident of Schenectady County, Ms. Daggett graduated from Linton High School, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from SUNY Albany, and earned her Master’s Degree in Technical Communication from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

As a tribute to her daughter Audrey, Ms. Daggett has worked tirelessly for more than 30 years on behalf of people with disabilities, specifically devoting much of her e‑ orts to Wildwood Programs.

May 11, 2011

JG Charles W. Merriam

Charles Merriam lived at 1060 Parkwood Blvd, Schenectady until moving to Virginia where he attended Hampton-Sydney College eventually obtaining his Bachelor of Science. Following the outbreak of war, the college entered the V-12 Officers Training Program. He entered this program July 1, 1943 following his joining the Navy.

June 1, 2010
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