J1833

Commending Robert D. Gorman upon the occasion of his retirement after many years of distinguished service to the Watertown Daily Times

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J1833


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Robert D. Gorman upon the occasion of
his retirement after many years of distinguished service to the WATER-
TOWN 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 commend Robert D.
Gorman upon the occasion of his retirement after many years of distin-
guished service to the WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES; and
WHEREAS, Robert D. Gorman began his professional career in South Caro-
lina; in 1994, he served as Assistant Managing Editor for the WATERTOWN
DAILY TIMES; in 2001, he rose to the position of Managing Editor; and
WHEREAS, In this capacity, Robert D. Gorman's energy and enthusiasm
for journalism helped to maintain the WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES' reputation
for excellence; he penned important stories of interest to the people of
Northern New York, as well as mentoring young reporters who started
their careers at the publication; and
WHEREAS, Robert D. Gorman has been recognized for his journalistic
talents through several awards, including Journalist of the Year in
South Carolina in 1979, and since his employment with the WATERTOWN
DAILY TIMES, the publication has won numerous Associated Press awards;
and
WHEREAS, In addition to his career at the WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES,
Robert D. Gorman has played an active role in his community through
involvement with the Thompson Park Conservancy, the Center for Community
Studies at Jefferson Community College, the Hall of Achievement in the
Watertown City School District, and the American Red Cross; and
WHEREAS, By maintaining his professional career as CEO of the United
Way of Northern New York, Robert D. Gorman will continue to both support
and make a positive impact on the North Country community; and
WHEREAS, Robert D. Gorman has rendered faithful, conscientious and
valuable service to the WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES, and has served with
loyalty, honor and distinction; and
WHEREAS, In his official acts, Robert D. Gorman was governed by a keen
sense of duty and always showed a unique grasp of human problems, earn-
ing the admiration, esteem and affection of his colleagues; now, there-
fore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Robert D. Gorman upon the occasion of his retirement after many
years of distinguished service to the WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Robert D. Gorman.

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

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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