J4356

Recognizing April 10-16, 2016, as National Library Week

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION recognizing April 10-16, 2016, as National
Library Week

WHEREAS, The State of New York takes great pride in participating in
important weeks of recognition; and
WHEREAS, The week of April 10-16, 2016, has been designated National
Library Week; and
WHEREAS, First celebrated in 1958, National Library Week is a national
observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and
libraries across the country each April; and
WHEREAS, National Library Week is a time to highlight the value of
libraries, librarians, and library workers; and
WHEREAS, The theme for 2016, "Libraries Transform," symbolizes the
many resources that are available at libraries, including books, period-
icals, and internet access; and
WHEREAS, The 2016-2017 National Ambassador for Young People's Litera-
ture and award-winning graphic novelist, Gene Luen Yang, will serve as
Honorary Chair of National Library Week; and
WHEREAS, Libraries are a treasured part of American culture, and a
valuable resource on a wide variety of popular topics; and
WHEREAS, New York State residents are served by approximately 755
public libraries with over 1,100 branches and outlets; and
WHEREAS, It is fitting that we recognize the significant impact
libraries may have on individuals, and the invaluable services they
provide to residents of the State of New York; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
recognize April 10-16, 2016, as National Library Week; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jeremy Johannesen, Executive Director of the New York Library
Association.

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  • 14 / Mar / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J4355

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Friends of Schenectady County Public Library

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Friends of
Schenectady County Public Library to be celebrated on April 16, 2016

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 commem-
orate the 50th Anniversary of Friends of Schenectady County Public
Library to be celebrated on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at River Stone
Manor, Glenville, New York, with entertainment by The Mop & Bucket
Improv Theatre Company; and
WHEREAS, Libraries are the cornerstone of the community, providing
opportunities for all to engage in lifelong learning and connecting with
others; and
WHEREAS, Friends of Schenectady County Public Library help to raise
money that provides resources for programming, equipment, support for
youth services, and special events throughout the year; and
WHEREAS, Friends of Schenectady County Public Library understands the
importance of a well-funded library and advocates to ensure its library
gets the resources needed to provide a wide variety of services to all
ages including access to print and electronic materials, expert assist-
ance in research, readers' advisory, and youth services; and
WHEREAS, Friends of Schenectady County Public Library also provides
in-kind services for programming, building and grounds care, and repre-
sentation at events; and
WHEREAS, The dedicated members of Friends of Schenectady County Public
Library demonstrate how volunteerism can lead to positive civic engage-
ment and the betterment of local communities; and
WHEREAS, The success of the Schenectady County Public Library is in
direct correlation to the efforts of Friends of Schenectady County
Public Library, whose involvement is, and always has been, characterized
by an impressive commitment, an unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncompro-
mising standard of excellence in all endeavors on behalf of the library
and the community it serves; and
WHEREAS, Steeped in a proud and distinguished history, the Schenectady
County Public Library may take just pride in its purposeful growth, as
it looks forward to continuing to serve the educational, cultural and
intellectual needs of the community; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Friends of Schenectady County Public
Library to be celebrated on April 16, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Friends of Schenectady County Public Library.

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  • 14 / Mar / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J4354

Congratulating Irving Ladimer upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Irving Ladimer upon the occasion
of celebrating his 100th Birthday

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, Irving Ladimer was born on February 20, 1916; and
WHEREAS, A true asset to society, Irving Ladimer is a Conservative
Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale (CSAIR) Board Member who is an
author and community activist for Jewish causes; in addition, he is
President Emeritus of the Men's Club and Mensch of the highest order;
and
WHEREAS, For his steadfast and unremitting commitment to his communi-
ty, Irving Ladimer was the recipient of the 2011 CSAIR Lifetime Achieve-
ment Award; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with his zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of his family and friends; and
WHEREAS, This distinguished man has experienced the incredible joys
and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those with the stamina
and courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, This beloved man has enriched the lives of those around him
through his joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Irving Ladimer upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th
Birthday; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Irving Ladimer.

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  • 14 / Mar / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J4353

Congratulating Ethel Hall upon the occasion of celebrating her 101st Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Ethel Hall upon the occasion of
celebrating her 101st Birthday

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 exceptional centenarian, with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Born 101 years ago, Ethel Hall has experienced the incredible
joys and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those with the
stamina and courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Ethel Hall upon the occasion of celebrating her 101st
Birthday; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ethel Hall.

actions

  • 14 / Mar / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J4352

Congratulating Naomi Headley upon the occasion of celebrating her 103rd Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Naomi Headley upon the occasion of
celebrating her 103rd Birthday

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 exceptional centenarian, with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Born 103 years ago, Naomi Headley has experienced the incred-
ible joys and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those with the
stamina and courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Naomi Headley upon the occasion of celebrating her 103rd
Birthday; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Naomi Headley.

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  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J4351

Congratulating Oreatha Mcshav upon the occasion of celebrating her 101st Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Oreatha Mcshav upon the occasion
of celebrating her 101st Birthday

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 exceptional centenarian, with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Born 101 years ago, Oreatha Mcshav has experienced the
incredible joys and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those
with the stamina and courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Oreatha Mcshav upon the occasion of celebrating her 101st
Birthday; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Oreatha Mcshav.

actions

  • 14 / Mar / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J4350

Congratulating Westley Millard upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Westley Millard upon the occasion
of celebrating his 100th Birthday

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 exceptional centenarian, with his zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of his family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Born 100 years ago, Westley Millard has experienced the
incredible joys and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those
with the stamina and courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, This beloved man has enriched the lives of those around him
through his joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Westley Millard upon the occasion of celebrating his 100th
Birthday; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Westley Millard.

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  • 14 / Mar / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J4349

Congratulating Lucille Hopkins upon the occasion of celebrating her 102nd Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Lucille Hopkins upon the occasion
of celebrating her 102nd Birthday

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, Lucille Hopkins was born in 1914; she is a resident of the
Isabella Geriatric Center in New York City; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, This distinguished woman has experienced the incredible joys
and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those with the stamina
and courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Lucille Hopkins upon the occasion of her 102nd Birthday;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Lucille Hopkins.

actions

  • 14 / Mar / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J4348

Congratulating Rose Salik upon the occasion of celebrating her 101st Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Rose Salik upon the occasion of
celebrating her 101st Birthday

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, Rose Salik was born in 1915; she is a resident of the Moriah
Older Adult Luncheon in New York City; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, This distinguished woman has experienced the incredible joys
and sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those with the stamina
and courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, This beloved woman has enriched the lives of those around her
through her joyous and sincere love for others and through the quiescent
charm and wisdom which comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Rose Salik upon the occasion of her 101st Birthday; and be
it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Rose Salik.

actions

  • 14 / Mar / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J4347

Congratulating Georgette Heinisch upon the occasion of celebrating her 104th Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Georgette Heinisch upon the occa-
sion of celebrating her 104th Birthday

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, Born 104 years ago, this exceptional centenarian, with her
zest for life, has inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and
friends; and
WHEREAS, Georgette Heinisch has experienced the incredible joys and
sorrows characteristic of and reserved for those with the stamina and
courage to savor a full life; and
WHEREAS, A resident of Riverdale Senior Services, Inc., this beloved
woman has enriched the lives of those around her through her joyous and
sincere love for others and through the quiescent charm and wisdom which
comes only from a fullness of years; and
WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to publicly recog-
nize those who have reached such a remarkable age and who have witnessed
and celebrated the innovations, cultural developments and awesome
achievements of this country during the last century, while themselves
contributing to the growth and excellence of this great Empire State;
now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Georgette Heinisch upon the occasion of her 104th Birthday;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Georgette Heinisch.

actions

  • 14 / Mar / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Mar / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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