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J3912

Honoring Dr. Candace Vancko upon the occasion of her retirement after over 15 years of distinguished service as President of the Sta...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Candace Vancko upon the occasion of
her retirement after over 15 years of distinguished service as President
of the State University of New York at Delhi

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body seeks to acknowledge those leaders in
education whose professional lives and civic endeavors serve to enhance
the stature 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 Dr.
Candace Vancko upon the occasion of her retirement after over 15 years
of distinguished service as President of the State University of New
York at Delhi to be celebrated on Thursday, April 7, 2016, in Delhi, New
York; she will officially step down in May of 2016; and
WHEREAS, For over 15 years, Dr. Candace Vancko has rendered faithful,
conscientious and valuable service as President of the State University
of New York (SUNY) at Delhi; she is regarded as having the single great-
est positive impact of any President in the modern history of the
school; and
WHEREAS, Candace Vancko received her Bachelor's degree and Master's
degree in Speech from the Pennsylvania State University, and completed
her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Ohio University; and
WHEREAS, Prior to being named President of SUNY Delhi, Dr. Candace
Vancko worked in both the private and the public sector, and is
nationally recognized as a Higher Education Management Specialist; she
also served as Vice President of Enrollment Services at Hocking College,
and was an associate for Noel-Levitz, one of the nation's leading higher
education consulting firms; and
WHEREAS, In August of 1999, Dr. Candace Vancko was named the ninth
president of SUNY Delhi, a position in which she served with loyalty,
honor, and distinction, while making many great advancements for the
college; and
WHEREAS, Under Dr. Candace Vancko's illustrious tenure, SUNY Delhi has
achieved record enrollment and retention, and became ranked among both
the Top 50 Baccalaureate Colleges in the North and in the Top 10% Online
Bachelor's Degrees in the Nation by US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT; and
WHEREAS, In addition, this esteemed woman has built partnerships with
business, industry, and government leaders, as well as other SUNY Commu-
nity Colleges to offer unique services and programs to students across
New York State; she has also helped her school earn Carnegie Foundation
Community Engagement Classification; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, Dr. Candace Vancko has helped SUNY Delhi
complete numerous major capital projects including the renovation of the
Farrell Student and Community Center, the transformation of Sanford Hall
into a state-of-the-art-facility for the School of Nursing and Business
Department, and the construction of Clark Field House; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Candace Vancko has been called upon to contribute her
time and talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has
always given of herself unstintingly; she has served on many important
committees including the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development
Council, and the search committee which selected the Chancellor of the
State University of New York; and
WHEREAS, Currently, Dr. Candace Vancko serves as Co-Chair of SUNY's
Vibrant Community initiative, and is a member of both the Provost's Open
SUNY Advisory Committee and the New York Campus Compact Executive
Committee; and

WHEREAS, In her official acts, Dr. Candace Vancko was governed by a
keen sense of duty, and always showed a unique grasp of human problems,
earning her the admiration, esteem and affection of her colleagues; 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 Dr. Candace Vancko upon the occasion of her retirement after over
15 years of distinguished service as President of the State University
of New York at Delhi, and to wish her all the best in her future endeav-
ors; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dr. Candace Vancko.

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J3911

Commending Roe Brothers, Inc. Lumber upon the occasion of celebrating 130 years of business in the Village of Florida, New York

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Roe Brothers, Inc. Lumber upon the
occasion of celebrating 130 years of business in the Village of Florida,
New York

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize those
small businesses within the State of New York which contribute to the
economic health and vitality of the communities they serve; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Roe Brothers, Inc. Lumber upon the occasion of celebrating 130 years of
business in the Village of Florida, New York; and
WHEREAS, In 1886, Roe Brothers, Inc. Lumber was established by John
King Roe and his brothers George and Luis; the business was originally
located in Pine Island, Chester and Florida, New York, and each was
managed by one of the founding brothers; and
WHEREAS, The three brothers started out by selling coal and feed as
well as lumber; through the years, the Florida location evolved and
under the luminous leadership of John King Roe's only child Elizabeth
Roe Bieling in the 1950s, it became a prosperous and distinguished
lumberyard; and
WHEREAS, During the 1960s, Elizabeth Roe Bieling's son Arnold worked
side by side with his mother and eventually purchased the thriving
enterprise, successfully growing it to what it is today; and
WHEREAS, Currently, Tim and Scott Bieling, the sons of Arnold and
Christina, are the fourth generation owners of Roe Brothers Lumber, ably
leading one of Florida's oldest family-owned businesses into the future;
and
WHEREAS, The sparkling success enjoyed by Roe Brothers Lumber is in
direct correlation to the efforts of their skilled and knowledgeable
staff, and its vast paint and home improvements departments which
surpass any of the local box stores; and
WHEREAS, Roe Brothers Lumber has recently undergone a major expansion
and renovation project, adding more than 3,000 square feet of showroom
floor space in the Pratt and Lambert paint department, as well as
supplying more than 5,000 new items to their loyal customers; and
WHEREAS, This remarkable business proudly offers its clients more than
27,000 unique items in stock and hundreds of thousands which can be
ordered; Roe Brothers, Inc. Lumber strives to be a source for homeowners
and builders, offering the highest quality, selection and durability;
and
WHEREAS, It is with great pleasure that this Legislative Body acknowl-
edges Roe Brothers, Inc. Lumber's success, recognizes its contributions
to the local and State economies, and extends its highest commendation
to the corporation and its employees, fully confident that, in its
future, it will enjoy the same incredible success which has so charac-
terized its past; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Roe Brothers Lumber upon the occasion of celebrating 130 years
of business in the Village of Florida, New York; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Tim and Scott Bieling, co-Owners, Roe Brothers, Inc. Lumber.

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  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J3910

Commending the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce upon the occasion of its renaming and renewed commitment to the City of Rochester

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending the Greater Rochester Chamber of
Commerce upon the occasion of its renaming and renewed commitment to the
City of Rochester

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize the
achievements of those organizations which substantially contribute to
the economic vitality of their communities and the entire Empire State;
and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce upon the occasion of its
renaming and renewed commitment to the City of Rochester to be cele-
brated on Thursday, March 3, 2016; and
WHEREAS, The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, formerly the
Rochester Business Alliance was established in 1887, under the guidance
of many local business leaders, including George Eastman, Hulbert
Warner, Clinton Rogers and John Jacob Bausch; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the years, the Greater Rochester Chamber of
Commerce has worked tirelessly to serve, promote, and advocate for the
best interests of its members in order to secure economic prosperity for
the Finger Lakes Region; and
WHEREAS, Today, this esteemed nonprofit organization continues to help
its members grow and prosper, as well as create jobs while acting as a
connector for business to business relationships, and keeping investment
in the Finger Lakes Region and New York State; and
WHEREAS, Under the illustrious guidance of President and CEO Robert
Duffy, the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce will continue to serve
as its area's leading resource for advocacy and the promotion of econom-
ic growth for many years to come; and
WHEREAS, The success of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is
in direct correlation to the efforts of its members and 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 organization and the busi-
ness community it serves; and
WHEREAS, It is with great pleasure that this Legislative Body acknowl-
edges this exceptional organization and its contributions to the local
and State economies, fully confident it will continue to enjoy the spar-
kling success it has experienced thus far under its new name; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce upon the occasion of
its renaming and renewed commitment to the City of Rochester; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Robert Duffy, President and CEO, the Greater Rochester Cham-
ber of Commerce.

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  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J3907

Honoring Andrea Brovetto as recipient of the Outstanding Community Service Award by the East Northport Chamber of Commerce

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Andrea Brovetto upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Outstanding Community Service Award by
the East Northport Chamber of Commerce

WHEREAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State of New York to
recognize and acknowledge those within our midst who have made signif-
icant contributions to the quality of life therein; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Andrea Brovet-
to upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Outstanding
Community Service Award by the East Northport Chamber of Commerce to be
celebrated at its 13th Annual Taste of Long Island Event on Thursday,
April 14, 2016, at the Larkfield, East Northport, New York; and
WHEREAS, Established in 1994, the East Northport Chamber of Commerce
has been serving the East Northport neighborhood and the business commu-
nity for over two decades; the dedicated members of this vital organiza-
tion strive to create a positive climate for doing business and living
in East Northport, New York; and
WHEREAS, Andrea Brovetto has been actively involved in the real estate
industry for 40 years; currently, she is a Certified Buyer Represen-
tative (CBR), a Licensed Associate Broker, and a Senior Real Estate
Specialist (SRES); and
WHEREAS, For many years, Andrea Brovetto has owned and operated her
own real estate agency; in 1990, she sold her business and joined Coach
Realtors of Long Island; and
WHEREAS, Due to her extensive real estate experience, hard work and
determination, she has frequently been a top producing sales agent; 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 Andrea Brovetto upon the occasion of her designation as recipient
of the Outstanding Community Service Award by the East Northport Chamber
of Commerce; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Andrea Brovetto.

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  • 25 / Feb / 2016
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J3909

Commending Jim Briscoe upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition after 60 years of dedicated service to the Stott...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Jim Briscoe upon the occasion of his
designation for special recognition after 60 years of dedicated service
to the Stottville Fire Company

WHEREAS, The firefighters of New York State are renowned throughout the
Nation; their reputation is synonymous with excellence in the arduous
field of fire protection and prevention; and
WHEREAS, Since the early days of "teapot steamers," the volunteer
firefighter has been the cornerstone of our great Nation's efforts to
spare us from the ravages of fire; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud to commend Jim Briscoe upon
the occasion of his designation for special recognition after 60 years
of dedicated service to the Stottville Fire Company; and
WHEREAS, Throughout his tenure at the Stottville Fire Company, Jim
Briscoe has held numerous leadership positions including the esteemed
rank of Fire Chief for 30 years, and Secretary/Treasurer for 20 years,
as well as President for three years; currently, he serves as a Trustee;
and
WHEREAS, In addition to his responsibilities at the Stottville Fire
Company, Jim Briscoe is active throughout Columbia County; from
1963-1976 and again from 1976-1986, he held the esteemed position of
Fire Coordinator, and served as the Volunteer Fireman's Association
Secretary for 20 years; and
WHEREAS, Moreover, Jim Briscoe has been a member of the Fire Advisory
Board since 1976, as well as a participant of the New York State Associ-
ation of Fire Chiefs for over five decades; and
WHEREAS, Along with his role as a firefighter, Jim Briscoe has held
the position of EMT for 25 years, and currently, is a member of the
Greenport Rescue Squad Board of Directors; and
WHEREAS, Volunteer firefighters and fire departments not only provide
the critical service of fire protection but also engage in other activ-
ities of great benefit and importance to the communities they serve; and
WHEREAS, It takes a special dedication, a strong desire to help others
and a tireless sense of community to forsake precious time with family
and friends to respond to the signal that a neighbor is in need; Jim
Briscoe is such a firefighter; throughout 60 years of devoted service,
this volunteer heroically performed, above and beyond the call of duty,
those responsibilities which define the task of fire protection; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Firefighter Jim Briscoe for 60 years of distinguished service;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Jim Briscoe.

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  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J3906

Honoring Dr. Jeannine Ferriola upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Humanitarian Award by Bridge to Youth on Mar...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Dr. Jeannine Ferriola upon the occasion
of her designation as recipient of the Humanitarian Award by Bridge to
Youth on March 18, 2016

WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to take note of and
publicly acknowledge individuals who have distinguished themselves
through their exemplary careers, accomplishments, and purposeful lives
of service to their community; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Dr.
Jeannine Ferriola upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the Humanitarian Award by Bridge to Youth to be celebrated at its Annual
Dinner Dance on Friday, March 18, 2016, at Sirico's Caterers in Brook-
lyn, New York; and
WHEREAS, A community based non-profit organization in its 12th year,
Bridge to Youth serves the social and physical needs of developmentally
disabled children from all five boroughs of New York City; and
WHEREAS, Bridge to Youth allows children and their families to inter-
act with other peers and typically developing teenage volunteers in such
sponsored activities as, adaptive physical education, music therapy, art
therapy, literacy through cooking, and Zumba; these programs foster new
friendships, and improve the children's social skills; and
WHEREAS, A woman of singular distinction, Dr. Jeannine Ferriola has
continually demonstrated extreme competence, extraordinary intelligence
and diligent leadership in her unwavering service to her community and
profession and consequently has been selected for this most prestigious
honor; and
WHEREAS, Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Jeannine Ferriola
graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 1990; for
over 25 years, her private practice has been committed to patient educa-
tion and creating beautiful smiles in her Brooklyn community; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Jeannine Ferriola has served as a member of the Second
District Dental Society and has served on its Peer Review Committee for
several years; she is also a member of the prestigious New York Dental
Forum and serves on the Hospitality Committee for the Greater New York
Dental Meeting; and
WHEREAS, 20 years ago, Dr. Jeannine Ferriola was diagnosed with breast
cancer; as a survivor, she has used her personal experience to help
inspire and empower other women facing the challenges associated with
the disease; she has counseled and supported several women both during
and after their treatments; and
WHEREAS, Active within her community, Dr. Jeannine Ferriola has been a
member of the Kiwanis Club of Mapleton for 15 years, and currently sits
on its Board; her involvement with the Club has given her the opportu-
nity to feed the hungry, help raise money for Ronald McDonald House,
help children with developmental disabilities at Bridge to Youth, assist
women at a local battered woman's shelter, and collect toys at Christmas
time for underprivileged children, as well as award scholarships to
young girls who have demonstrated the importance of community service in
their own lives; and
WHEREAS, In addition, from 2012 to 2013, she served as the President
of the Visitation Academy Mothers' Club and was instrumental in raising
funds for the school and developing a new early childhood playground for
its girls; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Dr. Jeannine Ferriola has stood
constant in dignity, good grace and humor; and

WHEREAS, With her throughout have been her husband, Dr. Constantine
Pavlakos, and her two children, Christian and Jessica, both of whom have
spent time volunteering at Bridge to Youth; Dr. Jeannine Ferriola's
family feels privileged to be a part of her life and rejoices in her
achievements; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Dr. Jeannine Ferriola has displayed
throughout her life; 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
career, 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 Dr. Jeannine Ferriola upon the occasion of her designation as
recipient of the Humanitarian Award by Bridge to Youth on March 18,
2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dr. Jeannine Ferriola.

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Law Section:
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J3908

Congratulating Thomas Gibbs upon the occasion of receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of Scouting h...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Thomas Gibbs upon the occasion of
receiving the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the most prestigious of
Scouting honors, on April 2, 2016

WHEREAS, Thomas Gibbs, through his diligence and rigorous efforts, has
achieved Scouting's highest and most prestigious rank, Eagle Scout; the
Eagle Court of Honor ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016,
at St. Anthony's High School, South Huntington, New York; and
WHEREAS, Thomas Gibbs is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 174,
Elwood, 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, Thomas Gibbs refurbished benches on the
campus at St. Anthony's High School, South Huntington, New York; and
WHEREAS, Thomas Gibbs' 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 leader, 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 Thomas Gibbs on achieving the rank of Eagle
Scout; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Thomas Gibbs.

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  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

J3905

Congratulating the Hudson Valley Mariners upon the occasion of capturing the 2015 NABA Florida World Series

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating the Hudson Valley Mariners upon
the occasion of capturing the 2015 NABA Florida World Series

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, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those exemplary sports teams within the State of New York who
have inspired and brought pride to their community by achieving
outstanding success in athletic competition; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late the Hudson Valley Mariners upon the occasion of capturing the 2015
NABA Florida World Series on November 5-8, 2015, in Jupiter, Florida;
and
WHEREAS, Competing against 10 of the top teams from across the United
States and Canada, the Hudson Valley Mariners combined exceptional
pitching, timely hitting, solid defense and a great strategy to win
their fourth championship in the past seven years; and
WHEREAS, On their way to winning the 2015 NABA Florida World Series
title, the New York Mariners went 4-1 in Pool Play, including wins over
the Colorado Pirates and Rochester Cardinals; and
WHEREAS, Center Fielder Tim Battle, was the Mariners' most valuable
player of the tournament, hitting an incredible .666 and going 18/27
with six doubles, one triple, and 11 runs scored, as well as 10 stolen
bases and no errors; and
WHEREAS, Veteran pitcher Jessie Smith won both the opening game and
game seven within four days as a starter to lead the Mariners to the
title; and
WHEREAS, The athletic talent displayed by this team is due in great
part to the efforts of Player/Manager Dave Prince and Coach/Player Scott
Marsh, skilled and inspirational tutors who have done a superb job in
guiding, molding and inspiring the Mariners toward their goals; and
WHEREAS, Loyally and enthusiastically supported by family, fans,
friends and the community at large, the New York Mariners have proven
themselves to be a brotherhood of athletic ability and an unbeatable
combination of talents; and
WHEREAS, The members of the New York Mariners who were issued 2015
Florida World Series rings are: Steve Aurigemma, Dan Miller, Jared Bahn-
sen, Jessie Smith, Jeremy Lopez, Josh Peterson, Josh Maddocks, Bevan
Gouveiah, Jerry Lehman, Trevor Purcell, Dan Slate, Nick Dimarco, Greg
Crouser, Casey Chenoweth, Larry Kowaleeski, Zach Westcott, Sean Barton,
Tim Battle, Charles Sciutti, J.J. Pearsall, and James Shorter;
Manager/Player David Prince; and Coach/Player Scott March; now, there-
fore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate the members of the Hudson Valley Mariners upon the occasion
of capturing the 2015 NABA Florida World Series; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the members of the Hudson Valley Mariners, Manager/Player
David Prince, and Coach/Player Scott March.

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  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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Law Section:
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J3904

Congratulating Barbara Ann Butler upon the occasion of celebrating her 100th Birthday

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Barbara Ann Butler upon the occa-
sion of celebrating her 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, Barbara Ann Butler was born on February 21, 1916, on Maple
Street in the City of Tonawanda; and
WHEREAS, This exceptional centenarian, with her zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of her family and friends; and
WHEREAS, Upon her graduation from Tonawanda High School, Barbara Ann
Butler worked as a maid, waitress and cook, before moving to North Tona-
wanda in 1948; 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, Active within her community, Barbara Ann Butler currently
attends Our Lady of Czestochowa Roman Catholic Church in North Tonawan-
da; 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, With her throughout have been her two daughters, Mary Beth
and Jamie, both of whom feel privileged to be a part of her life and
rejoice in her achievements; 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 Barbara Ann Butler upon the occasion of her 100th Birthday;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Barbara Ann Butler.

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    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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