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Congratulating student-athlete James Nicholas upon the occasion of winning the 2015 New York State Public High School Athletic Assoc...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating student-athlete James Nicholas
upon the occasion of winning the 2015 New York State Public High School
Athletic Association Golf Championship

WHEREAS, Excellence and success in competitive sports can be achieved
only through strenuous practice, team play and team spirit, nurtured by
dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this State, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the value of teamwork, encouraging a standard of
healthy living, imparting a desire for success and developing a sense of
fair play and competition; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to the young people of the State of New York who, by achieving
outstanding success in athletic competition, have inspired and brought
pride to their school and community; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and fully in accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late student-athlete James Nicholas on winning the 2015 New York State
Public High School Athletic Association Golf Championship on Monday,
June 1, 2015, at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York; and
WHEREAS, James Nicholas, a senior at Scarsdale High School, captured
his first New York State Public High School Athletic Association Golf
Title with a tremendous performance culminating in even-par score of 71
which gave him a one-stroke victory over the second place finisher; and
WHEREAS, In addition, James Nicholas was featured on the ESPN Sport-
scenter Top Ten Plays for making a shot onto the green while standing
inside a water hazard; and
WHEREAS, This remarkable young man's overall record is outstanding,
and he was loyally and enthusiastically supported by family, fans,
friends and the community at large; and
WHEREAS, A five-time all-state athlete in three different sports,
James Nicholas has brought honor to himself and to his family, school,
and community and may stand with pride in his achievements, experiencing
the satisfaction of his labors and the joy of his accomplishments, eager
to face the challenge of new experiences as he continues his education
and athletic career; and
WHEREAS, Sports competition instills the values of teamwork, pride and
accomplishment, and James Nicholas has clearly made a contribution to
the spirit of excellence which is a tradition of their school; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate student-athlete James Nicholas on winning the 2015 New York
State Public High School Athletic Association Golf Championship, and to
wish him well in all his future endeavors; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to James Nicholas.

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K750

Honoring Sergeant William T. Brindle upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of a Bronze Star for his valiant service duri...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Sergeant William T. Brindle upon the
occasion of his designation as recipient of a Bronze Star for his
valiant service during World War II

WHEREAS, Members of the Armed Services from the State of New York, who
have served so valiantly and honorably in wars in which this country's
freedom was at stake, as well as in the preservation of peace in peace-
time, deserve a special salute from this Legislative Body; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to commend those
who have served in times of active conflict, as well as those who have
served in times of peace; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Sergeant
William T. Brindle, of Laurens, New York, upon the occasion of his
designation as recipient of a Bronze Star for his valiant service during
World War II; this momentous occasion was celebrated with his family and
friends 70 years after the end of the war; and
WHEREAS, In addition to the esteemed Bronze Star, Sergeant William T.
Brindle received the European-African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal; he
accepted his prestigious medals dressed in the same olive-green Class A
dress uniform that he wore seven decades ago; and
WHEREAS, Sergeant William T. Brindle proudly served his country as a
member of the Company G of the 1st Battalion 16th Infantry Regiment in
the United States Army during World War II; and
WHEREAS, Sergeant William T. Brindle was given the Bronze Star for his
heroism in combat on March 28, 1945, in Geisbach, Germany; he and his
regiment were engaging German troops from the German 9th, 11th and 130th
Panzer Divisions as the 1st Infantry Division sought to break out of the
Remagen bridgehead over the Rhine River; and
WHEREAS, Even though German soldiers had been mounting a counterat-
tack, it was Sergeant William T. Brindle's unit and other American units
that were the first to fight; and
WHEREAS, Having exhibited his patriotism both at home and abroad,
Sergeant William T. Brindle has demonstrated his love for his country
and merits forevermore, the highest respect of his State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, Our Nation's veterans deserve to be recognized, commended and
thanked by the people of the State of New York for their service and for
their dedication to their communities, their State and their Nation; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Sergeant William T. Brindle upon the occasion of his designation
as recipient of a Bronze Star for his valiant service during World War
II; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Sergeant William T. Brindle.

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K746

Commemorating the 85th Anniversary of the Oneonta Lions Club on June 20, 2015

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 85th Anniversary of the Oneonta
Lions Club on June 20, 2015

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions and individuals who would devote themselves to the welfare of the
community and its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 85th Anniversary of the Oneonta Lions Club, to be celebrated
at a dinner on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Stella Luna Ristorante,
Oneonta, New York; and
WHEREAS, The Oneonta Lions Club is part of Lions Clubs International,
one of the largest service organizations in the world, and is deeply
committed to meeting the challenges of public service; currently, there
are approximately 45,000 clubs across the globe; and
WHEREAS, The goal of the Oneonta Lions Club and the entire Lions
organization is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet
humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international under-
standing; and
WHEREAS, Lions are recognized worldwide for their service to the blind
and visually-impaired; this service began when Helen Keller challenged
the Lions to become her "knights of the blind in the crusade against
darkness" during the Lions' 1925 International Convention; and
WHEREAS, Established in 1930, the Oneonta Lions Club consists of dedi-
cated men and women who volunteer their time to perform a variety of
community service activities; and
WHEREAS, The Oneonta Lions Club participates in the Lions Recycle for
Sight, a used eyeglasses recycling program; throughout the years, this
vital organization has collected thousands of eyeglasses for distrib-
ution to people in need in developing nations; and
WHEREAS, In addition, the Oneonta Lions Club has assisted hundreds of
area residents to obtain necessary eye care; and
WHEREAS, Today, under the luminous leadership of President Joe Camara-
ta, the Oneonta Lions Club supports numerous local projects including
Camp Badger, K-9 Freedom Guide Dog Training Program, Family Service's
Association's Helping Hand Program, Family Services Emergency Fund,
Family Services Adopt-a-Family at Christmas, Adopt-A-Mile Highway Clean-
up, Pit Run Mile Marker, Huntington Library, and Lions SEE early vision
screening, as well as an Annual Halloween Parade; and
WHEREAS, Moreover, the Oneonta Lions Club sponsors several awards
given to members of the community such as OHS Awards, the Ed Hughes
BOCES Award, and the St. Mary's Award; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the Oneonta Lions Club hosts events in an effort
to raise funds for worthy causes, including the Pit Pasta Dinner, Koeze
Nut Sales, and a Spring Raffle; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when organiza-
tions of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 85th Anniversary of the Oneonta Lions Club, and to
commend its members, past and present, who have labored so conscien-
tiously to secure and improve the quality of life in the community; and
be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Joe Camarata, President, Oneonta Lions Club.

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K745

Commending Sheriff Lee Price upon the occasion of his retirement after 47 years of distinguished service to Cortland County

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Sheriff Lee Price upon the occasion of
his retirement after 47 years of distinguished service to Cortland Coun-
ty

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and honor
those distinguished officers and citizens who would devote themselves to
public service, demonstrating great courage and diligence in providing
for the care and welfare of the citizens of their communities and this
great Empire State; and
WHEREAS, Within every community of the State of New York there are
certain individuals who, by virtue of their commitment and dedication,
command the respect and admiration of their community for their exem-
plary contributions and service on behalf of others; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Sheriff Lee
Price upon the occasion of his retirement after 47 years of distin-
guished service to Cortland County; and
WHEREAS, For nearly five decades, Sheriff Lee Price has rendered
faithful, conscientious and valuable service to Cortland County, earning
the admiration, esteem and affection of his colleagues; and
WHEREAS, A longtime Virgil resident, Sheriff Lee Price began his
illustrious career in law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff in 1968, and
five years later he was promoted to Sergeant; his rise through the ranks
continued in 1979, when he was promoted to the position of Lieutenant;
and
WHEREAS, In 1989, Sheriff Duane Whiteman named Lee Price as his Under-
sheriff, and in 1999 he was elected as Sheriff of Cortland County, the
esteemed position he has held for the past 15 years; and
WHEREAS, With a steadfast and unwavering dedication to the department
and the community-at-large, Sheriff Lee Price has given tirelessly of
his time and energies combatting the community's drug problem; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Sheriff Lee Price has been instrumental in advo-
cating for a larger jail as well as in combining the city police, the
sheriff's department and the 911 center all in the same building; and
WHEREAS, In his capacity as Sheriff, Lee Price served with loyalty,
honor and distinction, and was governed by a keen sense of duty and
always showed a unique grasp of human problems in his official acts; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his loving wife, Sandy, and
their eight children, Michael (Joan), Stephanie, Robin (Jacklyn),
Bonnie, Eric (Laura), Loretta (Benjamin), James and Lance (Robin), as
well as 14 grandchildren, Katelynn, Mason, Holiday, Carson, Dylan, Nata-
lie, Amanda, Nathaniel, Joseph, Alexis, Quinton, Ashley, Emily and Zaka-
ry, all of whom feel privileged to be a part of his life and rejoice in
his achievements; and
WHEREAS, In a true partnership of service with her husband, Sandy
Price has held the position of Legislator for the Towns of Virgil and
Harford, New York, for the past 30 years; in addition, she has served as
a Sunday School Teacher for 17 years, and has been a dynamic member of
numerous civic boards and organizations including the Cortland County
Farm Bureau, Salvation Army Board, TC-3 Board of Trustees, Board of
Health, Community Services Board, and Child Development Center Board,
CAPCO, as well as the Virgil Youth Commission; she has also held the
title of President of the Virgil School PTO and Editor of the Virgil
newsletter for 18 years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body that those dedi-
cated public servants who unselfishly devote their lives to the preser-
vation of order and the protection of others are worthy and due full
praise for their commitment and noble endeavors; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Sheriff Lee Price upon the occasion of his retirement after 47
years of distinguished service to Cortland County, and to wish to him
continued success in all of his future endeavors; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Sheriff Lee Price.

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K742

Commending BronxWorks upon the occasion of its designation for special recognition

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending BronxWorks upon the occasion of its
designation for special recognition

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions which would devote themselves to the welfare of the community and
its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
BronxWorks upon the occasion of its designation for special recognition;
and
WHEREAS, This occasion presents an opportunity for this Legislative
Body to recognize and pay tribute to BronxWorks, a non-profit organiza-
tion, on a successful 2014, and what is shaping up to be a promising
2015; and
WHEREAS, In 2014, BronxWorks was nominated as a finalist for the
coveted Brooks W. Mahoney Award for Outstanding Board Leadership; and
WHEREAS, This vital organization surpassed an enrollment goal of over
2,000 SNAP (food stamps) recipients, transitioned 109 previously home-
less adults into permanent housing, and administered a Family Rewards
Program which brought over $700,000 in cash incentives to 317 house-
holds; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when organiza-
tions of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend BronxWorks upon the occasion of its designation for special
recognition; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to BronxWorks.

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K741

Commemorating the 35th Anniversary of the Women's Opportunity Center on June 19, 2015

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 35th Anniversary of the Women's
Opportunity Center on June 19, 2015

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions and individuals who would devote themselves to the welfare of the
community and its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 35th Anniversary of the Women's Opportunity Center, to be
celebrated on Friday, June 19, 2015, at Coltivare, Ithaca, New York; and
WHEREAS, Founded in 1978, the Women's Opportunity Center remains true
to its mission to lead low income women to the pathway out of poverty by
providing them with individualized career counseling and training, as
well as removing barriers to enable them to become job ready and find
employment; and
WHEREAS, In Tompkins County, single mothers are at the head of more
than 30 percent of families under the poverty level, which translates to
31,000 single mothers in the local area who are making less than they
and their children need to survive; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, a majority of these women have been subjected to
either physical or emotional abuse in the home; subsequently, many women
who come to the Women's Opportunity Center arrive in desperate straits;
and
WHEREAS, Under the luminous direction of its Executive Director for
the past 27 years, Dammi Herath, the Women's Opportunity Center has
helped 15,000 women return to the workforce by providing career guidance
in the form of mock interviews, resume writing and computer training;
and
WHEREAS, Over the past 35 years, the dedicated staff at the Women's
Opportunity Center has helped countless displaced women find accommo-
dations; the encouragement and confidence building which grows from the
center is truly immeasurable; and
WHEREAS, While 500 women looking for assistance walk through the door
every year, it is impossible to place a number on the impact the staff
and volunteers at the Women's Opportunity Center have had and continue
to have on those women, their children, extended families, and the
community-at-large; and
WHEREAS, Over its distinguished history, the Women's Opportunity
Center has demonstrated continuous service to the residents and communi-
ties which it serves; and
WHEREAS, The success of the Women's Opportunity Center is in direct
correlation to the efforts of its staff and volunteers, whose involve-
ment is, and always has been, characterized by an impressive commitment,
an unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncompromising standard of excellence in
all endeavors on behalf of the organization and the community it serves;
and
WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents an opportunity for this
Legislative Body to recognize and pay tribute to the Women's Opportunity
Center; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when organiza-
tions of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be recognized and applauded by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Women's Opportunity Center on
June 19, 2015; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Women's Opportunity Center, Ithaca, New York.

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Commemorating the 2nd Annual Matthew Wallace Scholarship 5K Walk on June 21, 2015

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 2nd Annual Matthew Wallace
Scholarship 5K Walk on June 21, 2015

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions and individuals who would devote themselves to the welfare of the
community and its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 2nd Annual Matthew Wallace Scholarship 5K Walk, in remembrance
of Matthew Wallace, to be held on Sunday, June 21, 2015; and
WHEREAS, Matthew Wallace was a bright, athletic, caring young man who
tragically died in September of 2014, at the young age of 17; he will
always be remembered for his wonderful attitude, tremendous humility and
his lacrosse and football jersey number, 22; and
WHEREAS, The Matthew Wallace Foundation is a national, not-for-profit
organization founded in 2014, as a living memorial to perpetuate the
memory of Matthew Wallace through the advancement of private education
among students in need; and
WHEREAS, The goal of this vital foundation is to award 22 annual scho-
larships to students who are as dynamic as Matthew Wallace and who
exhibit the following traits that Matthew demonstrated: humility, cour-
age, camaraderie, community service and humanitarian interest; and
WHEREAS, Since Matthew Wallace believed that grades alone were not a
true barometer of one's potential, academic achievement will not weigh
in the grantees' selection process; and
WHEREAS, Born on August 6, 1996, Matthew Wallace was the loving broth-
er of his sister Hailey, and brother Mark; and
WHEREAS, As a child, Matthew Wallace exhibited nothing but happiness
and joy; as a teenager, his charm was contagious and he became known for
his quirky sense of humor, as well as his moral compass and religious
dedication; and
WHEREAS, Matthew Wallace attended St. Barnabas School from pre-Kinder-
garten to eighth grade; while a student, he was the recipient of numer-
ous academic awards, certificates and commendations; and
WHEREAS, At the young age of four, Matthew Wallace became a Cub Scout,
earning several badges and awards; prior to his ascension to the Boy
Scouts, he was awarded the highest Cub Scout honor, the Arrow of Light
Award; and
WHEREAS, As a Boy Scout, Matthew Wallace achieved and received one of
the most prestigious religious awards by the Boy Scouts of America, the
Ad Altare Dei, which was presented by Cardinal Timothy Dolan at St.
Patrick's Cathedral; and
WHEREAS, Matthew Wallace enjoyed playing sports; by the age of four,
he was a member of the All Yonkers Soccer League, the East Yonkers Base-
ball Team, and the Wood-lean Boys and Girls Club where he played basket-
ball and baseball; and
WHEREAS, Three years later, Matthew Wallace became an Eastchester Blue
Devil; participation on these sports teams helped him foster his sense
of identity as a dedicated and driven athlete; and
WHEREAS, Moreover, Matthew Wallace learned the importance of good
sportsmanship and would continue to display unprecedented loyalty and
dedication to his teammates for the rest of his athletic career; he was
also an Equestrian Champion and a junior golfer playing with the First
Tee; and

WHEREAS, At the age of 13, Matthew Wallace graduated from St. Barnabas
School and advanced to Mt. St. Michael Academy; he continued to excel in
both academics and athletics, striving to be an exceptional student, and
was named Captain of the Freshman football team; and
WHEREAS, Always seeking a challenge, Matthew Wallace became enamored
with lacrosse and proved to be a remarkable player; he also exhibited a
keen interest in politics and was able to offer informed, constructive
commentary on world events and history; and
WHEREAS, Before his untimely passing, Matthew Wallace looked forward
to his bright future, which included enlisting in the United States Air
Force, graduating from college, and entering a career in law enforce-
ment; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 2nd Annual Matthew Wallace Scholarship 5K Walk on June
21, 2015; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Matthew Wallace Foundation.

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K739

Mourning the death of George A. Park, Jr., distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION mourning the death of George A. Park, Jr.,
distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
citizens of the State of New York whose lifework and civic endeavor
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and
WHEREAS, George A. Park, Jr. of Canandaigua, New York, died on Monday,
March 2, 2015 at the age of 69; and
WHEREAS, Born on June 15, 1945, to George A. Park and Ruth (Carey)
Park, George A. Park, Jr. graduated from Canandaigua Academy in 1963; he
went on to earn a degree from the University of Rochester in 1967,
during which time he was a member of the Navy ROTC program, Delta Kappa
Epsilon Fraternity, and captain of the University's basketball team; and
WHEREAS, George A. Park, Jr. distinguished himself in his profession
and by his sincere dedication and substantial contribution to the
welfare of his community; he began his illustrious career with the
Gannett Company and was Assistant Publisher of the DAILY MESSENGER from
1980 to 1988; and
WHEREAS, After serving as Publisher of the FINGER LAKES TIMES from
1988 to 1998, George A. Park, Jr. concluded his career as a Director for
the New York State Workers' Compensation Board, retiring in 2007; and
WHEREAS, George A. Park, Jr.'s commitment to excellence and his spirit
of humanity, carried over into all fields of enterprise, including char-
itable and civic endeavors; and
WHEREAS, An accomplished athlete throughout his life, George A. Park,
Jr. bowled several 300 games and 800 series, and was inducted into the
Canandaigua Bowling Association Hall of Fame; he excelled at and loved
the game of golf and was a member of Canandaigua, Geneva, Clifton
Springs and CentrePoint Country Clubs; and
WHEREAS, Active within his community, George A. Park, Jr. was a member
of St. Mary's Church, Knights of Columbus, Elks Club and Rotary Club; he
was past president of the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce and a board
member for the CATHOLIC COURIER NEWSPAPER and the Granger Homestead; and
WHEREAS, In addition, this esteemed man served as Alderman-At-Large
for the City of Canandaigua from 1976 to 1979; and
WHEREAS, Predeceased by his precious daughter, Licia, George A. Park,
Jr. is survived by his high school sweetheart and beloved wife, Rose-
mary; three children, Robert (Gloribel), Michael (Laurie) and Linda
(Efrain); seven grandchildren, Victoria, Robert, Christopher, Kathleen,
Annabelle, Cruz and Olivia; brother, James (Carolyn); and many nieces
and nephews; and
WHEREAS, Armed with a humanistic spirit, imbued with a sense of
compassion and comforted by a loving family, George A. Park, Jr. leaves
behind a legacy which will long endure the passage of time and will
remain as a comforting memory to all he served and befriended; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the death of George A. Park, Jr., distinguished citizen and
devoted member of his community; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of George A. Park, Jr.

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Mourning the death of Edward Mark Boudreau, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION mourning the death of Edward Mark Boudreau,
distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
citizens of the State of New York whose lifework and civic endeavor
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and
WHEREAS, Edward Mark Boudreau of Waterloo, New York, died on Saturday,
January 31, 2015 at the age of 87; and
WHEREAS, Born in Hyde Park, New York, on April 3, 1927, Edward Mark
Boudreau graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1944 and embarked on a
life which was marked by public service to his country and community;
and
WHEREAS, Edward Mark Boudreau honorably served his country as a member
of the United States Navy during the Second World War and was a deco-
rated veteran of the war against the imperial forces of Japan in the
Pacific Theater; and
WHEREAS, Upon the completion of his military service, Edward Mark
Boudreau graduated from Oswego State College in 1951, during which time
he lettered in basketball all four years; while student teaching in the
Waterloo School District, he was offered and accepted a permanent posi-
tion as a social studies teacher and coach in the district; and
WHEREAS, Edward Mark Boudreau distinguished himself in his profession
and by his sincere dedication and substantial contribution to the
welfare of his community; and
WHEREAS, A steadfast supporter of all types of athletics, Edward Mark
Boudreau was instrumental in the establishment of the Waterloo Varsity
Club in 1954, helping to create the Waterloo Sports Hall of Fame, and
serving as a Section V Football official for many years; he was inducted
into the Waterloo Sports Hall of Fame in 1996; and
WHEREAS, After earning his Certification in Administration, Edward
Mark Boudreau became the guidance counselor at the Waterloo Junior High
School in 1964; just one year later he became the Junior High Principal
and served in that capacity until 1984, at which time he became the
Principal of Waterloo High School, the esteemed position he held until
his retirement in 1989; and
WHEREAS, During his illustrious tenure in the Waterloo School
District, Edward Mark Boudreau encouraged and promoted several programs
including enrichment, foreign languages, reading and community involve-
ment in the curriculum; and
WHEREAS, Edward Mark Boudreau's commitment to excellence and his spir-
it of humanity, carried over into all fields of enterprise, including
charitable and civic endeavors; and
WHEREAS, Active within the community, Edward Mark Boudreau served on
several boards of directors and committees including: President of the
Waterloo Rotary Club, Seneca County Red Cross, Seneca County United Way,
Section V High School Athletics, Waterloo Little League, Geneva American
Legion and Goulds Pumps Scholarship Committee; and
WHEREAS, Edward Mark Boudreau served for 12 years on the Seneca County
Board of Supervisors where he was elected to six terms as the Town of
Waterloo Supervisor, during which time he also chaired or served on
various committees including the County Personnel Committee, the Commit-
tee on Veteran Affairs and the Seneca County Soil and Water Conservation
Committee; and
WHEREAS, A member of Seneca Falls Country Club for more than 40 years,
Edward Mark Boudreau cherished the time he spent there with his friends

and family; he was also a devoted member and communicant of Saint Mary's
Church in Waterloo for over six decades; and
WHEREAS, Edward Mark Boudreau loved spending time with his children,
grandchildren and great-grandchildren; he traveled far and wide to watch
them participate in sporting events and cultural activities and truly
adored them; and
WHEREAS, Predeceased by his parents, Mark and Alma, his son, Mark and
his sister, Annie Lou, Edward Mark Boudreau is survived by his devoted
wife of 62 years, Cecelia; his sister, Irene; two daughters, Deborah
(Louis) and Joan; one son, Edward (Jill); a daughter-in-law, Vicky; 10
grandchildren, Louis (Lindsay), Lisa (Patrick), Laura (Zack), Sean,
Julia, Elizabeth (Mike), Jessica (Patrick), Taylor, Jacqueline and
Emily; and seven great-grandchildren, Miabella, Alessandra, Louis III,
Lucas, Miles, Tate and Luciana; as well as several nieces and nephews;
and
WHEREAS, Armed with a humanistic spirit, imbued with a sense of
compassion, and comforted by a loving family, Edward Mark Boudreau
leaves behind a legacy which will long endure the passage of time and
will remain as a comforting memory to all he served and befriended; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the death of Edward Mark Boudreau, distinguished citizen and
devoted member of his community; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Edward Mark Boudreau.

actions

  • 16 / Jun / 2015
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

assembly Bill A5423

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Removes the street level entrance requirement for licenses for selling alcohol at retail for consumption off the premises

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Current Bill Status Via S1922 - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2016 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.970
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.351
substituted for a5423
Jan 06, 2016 referred to economic development
Jun 16, 2015 substituted by s1922
Jun 15, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.351
rules report cal.351
reported
Jun 02, 2015 reported referred to rules
Apr 28, 2015 reported referred to codes
Feb 23, 2015 referred to economic development

A5423 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1922
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §105, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6591, S3616
2011-2012: A10617, S7253

A5423 - Summary

Removes the street level entrance requirement for licenses for selling alcohol at retail for consumption off the premises.

A5423 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5423

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 23, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SCHIMMINGER -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  removing  the street level entrance requirement for licenses for sell-
  ing alcohol at retail for consumption off the premises

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section 105 of the alcoholic beverage
control law, as amended by chapter 536 of the laws of 1966,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  2.  No  premises  shall  be  licensed  to sell liquors and/or wines at
retail for off premises  consumption,  unless  said  premises  shall  be
located  in  a store[, the principal entrance to which shall be from the
street level and] located on a public thoroughfare in premises which may
be occupied, operated or conducted for business, trade or industry or on
an arcade or sub-surface thoroughfare leading to  a  railroad  terminal.
There  may be not more than one additional entrance which shall be [from
the street level and] located on and giving access to and from a  public
or  private  parking  lot or parking area having space for not less than
five automobiles.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment  and/or repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the imple-
mentation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made  on
or before such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06714-01-5

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