Resolution J1264-2013

Congratulating Anthony Mancinelli upon the occasion of celebrating his 102nd Birthday

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 12, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION congratulating Anthony Mancinelli upon the occa-
sion of celebrating his 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, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Anthony Mancinelli upon  the  occasion  of  celebrating  his  102nd
Birthday on March 2, 2013; and
  WHEREAS,  Anthony  Mancinelli  was born in Italy on March 2, 1911, and
moved to the United States with his family in 1919; and
  WHEREAS, Anthony Mancinelli started barbering at age  12,  looking  to
earn extra money to help his family; and
  WHEREAS,  For  years,  Anthony  Mancinelli  had  his own barbershop on
Liberty Street in Newburgh, New York; he sold that  particular  shop  in
1987, and continued to work for other barbershops; today, at the remark-
able age of 102, Anthony Mancinelli continues to cut hair at Antonio and
Pasquale Mugnano's Barber Shop in Vails Gate, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  On October 25, 2007, Anthony Mancinelli officially broke the
Guinness World Record for oldest  practicing  barber  and  he  has  been
breaking his own world record ever since; and
  WHEREAS,  A  true  asset  to society, Anthony Mancinelli is a widower,
father, grandfather and great-grandfather; he has no plans  on  retiring
in the near future; and
  WHEREAS,  This  exceptional  centenarian,  with his zest for life, has
inspired and enhanced the lives of his family and friends; 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 Anthony Mancinelli upon the  occasion  of  celebrating  his
102nd Birthday on March 2, 2013; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Anthony Mancinelli.

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