Resolution J2105-2013

Commending Thomas F. Hanley upon the occasion of his retirement

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  • Jun 11, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 11, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 4, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION commending Thomas F. Hanley upon the occasion of
his retirement as General Manager and President of WPBS

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body seeks to  acknowledge  those  individuals
whose  professional  lives  serve to enhance the stature of the State of
New York; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to  commend  Thomas  F.
Hanley upon the occasion of his retirement as General Manager and Presi-
dent  of  WPBS,  a public broadcasting station serving Northern New York
and Ontario, Canada; and
  WHEREAS, During his tenure with WPBS,  Thomas  F.  Hanley  continually
shaped  and  helped evolve public broadcasting operations throughout the
North Country for over 18 years; and
  WHEREAS, Thomas F. Hanley also successfully engaged WPBS employees and
volunteers in fundraising efforts to transform the  public  broadcasting
station  from  an analog to a digital format to provide more than half a
million Northern New York and southern Ontario  residents  with  a  more
vivid source of information; and
  WHEREAS,  Thomas  F.  Hanley spearheaded efforts in the development of
the James W. Wright Community Center, which provides meeting facilities,
free of charge, to local organizations; and
  WHEREAS, In this capacity, Thomas F. Hanley served with loyalty, honor
and distinction, was governed by a keen sense of duty, and always showed
a unique grasp of human problems; and
  WHEREAS, During his tenure with WPBS,  Thomas  F.  Hanley  earned  the
admiration,  esteem  and affection of his colleagues; now, therefore, be
it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Thomas  F. Hanley, upon the occasion of his retirement as General
Manager and President of WPBS; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Thomas F. Hanley.

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