Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,R,REF-Glenville) honored Norma Porteus of Edinburg on her 100th birthday with a New York State Senate Commendation Award. Tedisco joined Porteus at her birthday celebration at the Bridge Restaurant in Perth.
Norma has three children, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. An avid photographer, Norma was recently honored by the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network, and has been an active member of the Edinburg Historical Society. Norma and her late husband also owned a pub in Edinburg which was a very popular spot for many years.
"As she celebrates her 100th birthday, Norma Porteus is someone who has had a very positive impact on our community and truly represents the best of New York State. Happy Birthday to Norma and best wishes for many more happy years to come," said Senator Tedisco.