J5605

Commending the Canandaigua Middle School Library on its designation as the 2016 School Library of the Year by the Rochester Regional...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Canandaigua Middle School Library
upon the occasion of its designation as the 2016 School Library of the
Year by the Rochester Regional Library Council

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across the great State
of New York is reflective of certain exemplary institutions whose
purpose is dedicated to serving the community and the needs of its citi-
zenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Canandaigua Middle School Library upon the occasion of its desig-
nation as the 2016 School Library of the Year by the Rochester Regional
Library Council, to be celebrated at its Annual Meeting on Thursday,
June 2, 2016, at Casa Larga, Fairport, New York; and
WHEREAS, Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) is a multi-type
library network serving libraries and library systems in the five-county
Rochester region of Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne and Wyoming coun-
ties; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the RRLC recognizes outstanding libraries which
have provided exceptional service to their communities; and
WHEREAS, Under the luminous leadership of Director, Melanie Dyroff,
the Canandaigua Middle School Library is an invaluable resource for
students, teachers and families in the Canandaigua community and is
undoubtedly deserving of this prestigious honor; and
WHEREAS, The success of the Canandaigua Middle School Library is in
direct correlation to the efforts of its staff, whose involvement 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 this institution and the community it serves;
and
WHEREAS, With an atmosphere of caring, the Canandaigua Middle School
Library's exceptional librarians go above and beyond to offer a wide
range of services throughout the day including offering numerous work-
shops and finding current selections for young readers which appeal to a
wide variety of interests; and
WHEREAS, In addition, the Canandaigua Middle School Library offers
programs like March Madness Great Reads, book clubs, and theme weeks to
foster a love of learning while encouraging academic excellence; and
WHEREAS, A true oasis of literature, technology, art, culture, recre-
ation and education, the Canandaigua Middle School Library is an inte-
gral part of the heart of its school community, and remains dedicated to
fulfilling the diverse needs of students and teachers; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an insti-
tution of such noble aims and accomplishments is brought to our atten-
tion, it 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
commend the Canandaigua Middle School Library upon the occasion of its
designation as the 2016 School Library of the Year by the Rochester
Regional Library Council; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Melanie Dyroff, Director of the Canandaigua Middle School
Library.

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  • 17 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J5604

Commending the Charles J. Meder Library at Finger Lakes Community College upon the occasion of being named the 2016 Academic Library...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Charles J. Meder Library at Finger
Lakes Community College upon the occasion of being named the 2016
Academic Library of the Year by the Rochester Regional Library Council

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across the great State
of New York is reflective of certain exemplary institutions whose
purpose is dedicated to serving the community and the needs of its citi-
zenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full-accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is just proud to commend the
Charles J. Meder Library at Finger Lakes Community College upon the
occasion of being named the 2016 Academic Library of the Year by the
Rochester Regional Library Council, to be celebrated at its Annual Meet-
ing on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Casa Larga, Fairport, New York; and
WHEREAS, Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) is a multi-type
library network serving libraries and library systems in the five-county
Rochester region of Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne and Wyoming coun-
ties; and
WHEREAS, Each year, the RRLC recognizes outstanding libraries which
have provided exceptional service to their communities; and
WHEREAS, Under the luminous leadership of Director of Library Learning
Resources, Sarah Moon, the Charles J. Meder Library strives to provide
innovative, accurate and timely information services and resources which
support Finger Lakes Community College's (FLCC) learning-centered envi-
ronment, provide enriching life experiences and enhance the quality of
life throughout its community; and
WHEREAS, Open to all FLCC and State University of New York (SUNY)
students, faculty, and staff as well as to all residents of Ontario,
Livingston, Monroe, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates Counties, the Charles J.
Meder Library prides itself on offering its loyal patrons numerous inno-
vative programs such as music recording, viticulture and tourism
studies; and
WHEREAS, The success enjoyed by the Charles J. Meder Library is in
direct correlation to the efforts of the many individuals who have
supported the development of the library over the years; and
WHEREAS, Equally commendable are the Charles J. Meder Library's super-
bly-skilled staff, whose involvement is and has always been character-
ized by an impressive commitment, an unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncom-
promising standard of excellence in all of their efforts on behalf of
the library and the population it serves; and
WHEREAS, Steeped in a proud and distinguished history, the Charles J.
Meder Library may take just pride in its purposeful growth, as it looks
forward to continuing to serve the educational, cultural and intellectu-
al needs of the community; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an insti-
tution of such noble aims and accomplishments is brought to our atten-
tion, it 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
commend the Charles J. Meder Library at Finger Lakes Community College
upon the occasion of being named the 2016 Academic Library of the Year
by the Rochester Regional Library Council; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Sarah Moon, Director of Library Learning Resources, the
Charles J. Meder Library.

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  • 17 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J5603

Honoring Nancy Istock upon the occasion of her designation as Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year by the Tompkins County Office f...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Nancy Istock upon the occasion of her
designation as Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year by the Tompkins
County Office for the Aging on May 10th, 2016

WHEREAS, Senior citizens bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to
the increasingly active roles they play in today's society; their past
contributions and future participation are a vital part of, and valuable
asset to, the fabric of community life and activity; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Nancy Istock
upon the occasion of her designation as Outstanding Senior Citizen of
the Year by the Tompkins County Office for the Aging, to be celebrated
at its Annual Senior Citizens Day Celebration on Tuesday, May 10th,
2016, at the Hart Theatre Lounge in The Egg, Albany, New York; and
WHEREAS, Each May, the New York State Office for the Aging pauses to
acknowledge the outstanding contributions made by older citizens during
National Older Americans Month; and
WHEREAS, Members of older generations have helped build and shape our
Nation to be the greatest in the world; they have defended our freedoms
and values to ensure that those who come after them may have better
lives; nowhere in the Nation is the legacy of their efforts more visible
and more a part of the lives of all citizens than here in the State of
New York; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed woman has been called upon to contribute her
time and talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has
always given of herself unstintingly; and
WHEREAS, Born in Missouri, Nancy Istock has lived in Ithaca, New York
since her retirement in 1996; she spent her illustrious career as a
teacher, research technician in biology and a tax preparer; and
WHEREAS, With a steadfast and unwavering commitment to helping others,
Nancy Istock is actively involved with the Cancer Resource Center; she
organized a system to recycle gently used medical equipment and provides
individuals with rides to medical appointments out of the Tompkins Coun-
ty; and
WHEREAS, In addition, Nancy Istock volunteers at the Alternatives
Federal Credit Union Tax Preparation Program where she assists many
seniors as well as working families; and
WHEREAS, With her throughout have been her husband, their two daugh-
ters, two sons-in-law, and three granddaughters, all of whom feel privi-
leged to be a part of her life and rejoice in her achievements; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Nancy Istock has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Nancy Istock has displayed through-
out her life; and
WHEREAS, Nancy Istock, a very active and industrious woman, has
inspired and enriched the lives of those she serves through her volun-
teerism, generously sharing the wisdom gained over years of experiencing
life to its fullest; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Nancy Istock upon the occasion of her designation as Outstanding
Senior Citizen of the Year by the Tompkins County Office for the Aging
on May 10th, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Nancy Istock.

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  • 17 / May / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J5602

Commending Congregation Mount Sinai upon the occasion of hosting its Roaring '20s Spring Gala on June 8, 2016

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Congregation Mount Sinai upon the
occasion of hosting its Roaring '20s Spring Gala on June 8, 2016

WHEREAS, Religious institutions, and the many spiritual, social and
educational benefits they confer, play a vital role in the development
of the moral fabric of a responsible citizenry; and
WHEREAS, It is the tradition of this State and this Nation to pay
tribute to those institutions and individuals who have contributed to
the ethical and spiritual values of their communities; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body takes pleasure in commending Congre-
gation Mount Sinai upon the occasion of hosting its Roaring '20s Spring
Gala on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in Brooklyn Heights, New York; and
WHEREAS, Located on Cadman Plaza West in Brooklyn, New York, Congre-
gation Mount Sinai has been under the luminous direction of Rabbi Seth
Wax since 2013; and
WHEREAS, At present Congregation Mount Sinai stands humbly, prayerful-
ly, meditatively and joyfully; and
WHEREAS, Today, Congregation Mount Sinai stands on the threshold of
tomorrow, prepared to meet the challenges of the coming decades while
retaining that spiritual resolve which characterizes its past; and
WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to take note of
enduring religious institutions and to bring such institutions to the
attention of the people of this Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Congregation Mount Sinai upon the occasion of hosting its Roar-
ing '20s Spring Gala on June 8, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Rabbi Seth Wax, Congregation Mount Sinai, Brooklyn, New York.

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  • 17 / May / 2016
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J5601

Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Public School 124, The Yung Wing School, on May 20, 2016

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Public
School 124, The Yung Wing School, on May 20, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
commend those institutions of true purpose and high achievement whose
exemplary programs and accomplishments clearly demonstrate an enduring
pursuit of excellence in the education of the youth of this noble Empire
State; 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 40th Anniversary of Public School 124, The Yung Wing School,
of Chinatown, New York, to be celebrated with an Anniversary Gala on
Friday, May 20, 2016; and
WHEREAS, For four decades, The Yung Wing School has been committed to
providing an innovative and cooperative learning environment for its
students; and
WHEREAS, Public School 124 is named after Yung Wing, the first Chinese
student to attend and graduate from an American university, Yale
College, and who also sought to expand educational opportunities for
Chinese immigrants; and
WHEREAS, In the spirit of its namesake, The Yung Wing School strives
to provide exemplary education to the children of Chinatown, and to give
them the tools to thrive in today's environment; and
WHEREAS, Located in the heart of Chinatown, The Yung Wing School hosts
several events each year to celebrate and recognize the contributions of
the Asian-American community to the city and State of New York, such as
their annual Lunar New Year celebrations; and
WHEREAS, In addition, The Yung Wing School organizes an annual career
fair, exposing the youth of Chinatown to various careers, motivating
their aspirations, and sparking their imaginations; and
WHEREAS, Families and staff from The Yung Wing School have long advo-
cated for the recognition of Lunar New Year as a public school holiday
in New York City, and our victory this year is a cause of great cele-
bration for the entire Asian American community in our City and State;
and
WHEREAS, Remaining true to its mission, The Yung Wing School enables
its students to achieve their full potential as productive, caring,
informed human beings by providing them with a rigorous, comprehensive
education suited to their unique needs and abilities; and
WHEREAS, Under the luminous direction of its Principal of more than a
decade, Alice Hom, The Yung Wing School provides programs which address
the intellectual, physical, emotional and social needs of all its
students; and
WHEREAS, This vital institution has continually demonstrated an
impressive dedication, an unparalleled devotion and an unremitting
enthusiasm for the quality of educational programs and opportunities
offered for the benefit of its faculty and students as well as for the
entire community; and
WHEREAS, The Yung Wing School is proudly aware of its distinguished
past, eager to fulfill its present commitment to parents, students and
the community, and planning with vision and purpose for the ebb and
swell of growth and change it will encounter in the years to come; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Public School 124, The Yung Wing
School, on May 20, 2016; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Alice Hom, Principal, Public School 124, The Yung Wing
School, Chinatown, New York.

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Law Section:
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J5600

Congratulating Reverend Philip A. Hearn upon the occasion of celebrating the 50th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood of...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Reverend Philip A. Hearn upon the
occasion of celebrating the 50th Anniversary of his Ordination to the
Priesthood of the Diocese of Syracuse, New York, on May 29, 2016

WHEREAS, The character and richness of religious and community life in
this noble Empire State is nourished and fulfilled through the faithful
concern and selfless devotion of those who would commit their energies
and purpose to the ministry of others; and
WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to bring full
recognition and just tribute to those individuals who distinguish them-
selves and the ministry through their unremitting commitment and preemi-
nence of service; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Reverend Philip A. Hearn upon the occasion of celebrating the Gold-
en Jubilee of his Ordination to the Priesthood of the Diocese of
Syracuse, New York, to be rejoiced at a Mass on Sunday, May 29, 2016, at
Saint Peter's Church, Rome, New York, followed by a Dinner at The Beech-
es Restaurant; and
WHEREAS, A native of Syracuse, New York, Philip A. Hearn graduated
from Saint John the Evangelist High School in Syracuse, and then went on
to study at Saint Jerome's and Christ the King Seminary; he later earned
a master's degree in Religious Education from Fordham University in New
York City; and
WHEREAS, On May 21, 1966, Philip A. Hearn was proudly ordained into
the priesthood of the Diocese of Syracuse, New York; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the years, Reverend Philip A. Hearn was assigned
to serve as assistant pastor at several parishes, including Our Lady of
Lourdes, Syracuse; Saint John the Baptist, Rome; and, Blessed Sacrament,
Syracuse; he later served as pastor of Saint Mary's/Saint Peter's Parish
in Rome, a title he still holds today; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, Reverend Philip A. Hearn served as a member of
the faculty of Rome Catholic High School, and as Principal of Bishop
Ludden High School in Syracuse, New York; and
WHEREAS, Reverend Philip A. Hearn is credited for his many years of
devoted service to Rome Memorial Hospital; he also served as co-Director
of Vocations at Aquinas House in Syracuse and as Vicar Forane in the
Eastern Region of the Diocese; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when a person
of such noble aims and accomplishments is brought to our attention, it
is appropriate to publicly and jubilantly proclaim and commend that
individual for the edification of others; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Reverend Philip A. Hearn upon the occasion of celebrating
the 50th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood of the Diocese
of Syracuse, New York; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Reverend Philip A. Hearn.

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  • 17 / May / 2016
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Law Section:
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J5599

Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Upton Post No. 8259 of Stittville, New York

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Veter-
ans of Foreign Wars Upton Post No. 8259 of Stittville, New York, on May
21, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to commend and
support the purposeful cause of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of
the United States of America, recognizing its long and sustained commit-
ment to the principles of democracy and freedom so revered by this State
and Nation; 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 30th Anniversary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Upton Post
No. 8259 to be celebrated on Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Stittville, New
York; and
WHEREAS, The VFW Upton Post No. 8259 was first formed in the winter of
1985, and spring of 1986, after former Utica City Court Judge Albert
Alteri held organizational meetings to form a new VFW in the area; and
WHEREAS, On April 20, 1986, 58 war veterans from around the area of
Holland Patent, New York, gathered together to become members of the VFW
Upton Memorial Post No. 8259, named in honor of Wilard Upton, a local
man who was killed in action during World War II; and
WHEREAS, The VFW Upton Post No. 8259 was officially incorporated on
December 21, 1987, with Ralph Cob serving as the first Post Commander;
its members later added a ladies and mens auxiliary, and held meetings
at different fire departments in the area while looking for a post
location; and
WHEREAS, In the spring of 1990, ground was broken and a small building
was constructed in Stittville, New York, which would become the VFW
Upton Memorial Post; over the years, numerous additions have been made
to the facility building including one made possible by a grant from New
York State; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the past three decades, the VFW Upton Post No.
8259's members have worked tirelessly on programs for local and national
veteran's causes, as well as on numerous community programs including
Toys for Tots, the Stevens Swan Humane Society, and Shriners Hospital;
and
WHEREAS, The members of the VFW Upton Post No. 8259 and its auxilia-
ries are always available to support veterans and their families in
times of need; they are a symbol of military heritage, community and
patriotism; and
WHEREAS, The occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the founding of VFW
Upton Post No. 8259 is a time to pause and reflect on the events it
conducts in reverent tribute to the men and women who served their coun-
try in defense of its ideals of democracy and freedom, on the many
contributions rendered to community organizations, and on its continuing
efforts to foster understanding of their heritage and role in society;
and
WHEREAS, Under the luminous guidance of Post Commander Dave Deno, VFW
Upton Post No. 8259 remains committed to accomplishing its mission and
performing good deeds in a spirit of comradeship true to the highest
traditions of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of Amer-
ica; and
WHEREAS, Mindful of its proud and honored history, VFW Upton Post No.
8259 celebrates with just pride and true honor, its 30th Anniversary of
service to its community and the needs and values of veterans across the
State and Nation; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend the
devoted leadership of the Post's outstanding Commanders, both present
and past, and the absolute commitment of its many proud members, noting
the role played by this exceptional organization and recognizing the
significance of the contributions and sacrifices of the membership of
the Veterans of Foreign Wars Upton Post No. 8259; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Upton
Post No. 8259 of Stittville, New York, on May 21, 2016; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Commander Dave Deno, Veterans of Foreign Wars Upton Post No.
8259.

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  • 17 / May / 2016
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Law Section:
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J5598

Honoring Commander Richard Begandy upon the occasion of stepping down from his commandership after 12 years of distinguished service...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Commander Richard Begandy upon the occa-
sion of stepping down from his commandership after 12 years of distin-
guished service to VFW Post 7763

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, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Commander Richard Begandy upon the occasion of stepping down from his
commandership after 12 years of distinguished service to Veterans of
Foreign Wars Sgt. Peter F. Colleran Jr. Post 7763; he will officially
step down on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at the Commander's Dinner and
Installation of new Officers ceremony to be held at VFW Post 7763,
Massapequa Park, New York; and
WHEREAS, For the past 12 years, Commander Richard Begandy rendered
faithful, conscientious and valuable service to VFW Post 7763; and
WHEREAS, During his tenure as Commander of VFW Post 7763, Richard
Begandy served with loyalty, honor and distinction which earned him the
admiration and affection of his comrades; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the quality of life in their community and have shown a long and
sustained commitment to the maintenance of high standards in their
profession, certainly have earned the recognition and applause of all
the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Commander Richard Begandy upon the occasion of stepping down from
his commandership after 12 years of distinguished service to VFW Post
7763; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Richard Begandy.

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Law Section:
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J5597

Congratulating Robert L. Byrnescunningham upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Robert L. Byrnescunningham upon
the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the
most prestigious of Scouting honors, on June 10, 2016

WHEREAS, Robert Liam Byrnescunningham, through his diligence and rigor-
ous efforts, has achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank,
Eagle Scout; the Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held on Friday,
June 10, 2016, at Massapequa Park Village Hall, Massapequa Park, New
York; and
WHEREAS, Robert L. Byrnescunningham is a member of Boy Scouts of Amer-
ica Troop 660, Massapequa, New York; and
WHEREAS, America has achieved her greatest heights of glory through
the dedication, determination and tireless efforts of the outstanding
citizens of this Nation; and
WHEREAS, It is only with the continued diligence and devotion of our
youth, tomorrow's leaders, that America will maintain her glory; and
WHEREAS, The Boy Scouts of America and its members are dedicated to
the development of character and leadership in the youth of this Nation;
and
WHEREAS, The highest achievement of leadership in Scouting, earned by
only five percent of all Boy Scouts, is the distinguished rank of Eagle
Scout; and
WHEREAS, This outstanding young man has been involved in Scouting for
many years, has lived up to Scouting's ideals and has attained all of
the necessary achievements, including completion of a community service
project, which was successfully planned, developed and executed; and
WHEREAS, For his project, Robert L. Byrnescunningham executed a plan
to paint the curbs of the St. Rose of Lima parking lot in a bright safe-
ty color to help alert and protect parishioners and church visitors; and
WHEREAS, Robert L. Byrnescunningham's perseverance in rising through
the ranks to Eagle Scout is a strong indication of his ability to master
difficult tasks; his accomplishment will enable him to emerge as a lead-
er, fully equipped to meet the challenges of today's complex society;
and
WHEREAS, This new Eagle Scout is a credit to his family, his school,
his community, his State and his Nation, and no doubt his future will be
filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations, in
recognition of the significance of this meritorious achievement, to
congratulate and honor Robert L. Byrnescunningham on achieving the rank
of Eagle Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Robert L. Byrnescunningham.

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