Resolution J4332-2013

Honoring Phil Brady upon the occasion of his induction into the Warwick Valley Boys Basketball Hall of Fame by the Warwick Valley Central School District

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  • Mar 31, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Mar 31, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 28, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Phil  Brady  upon the occasion of his
induction into the Warwick Valley Boys Basketball Hall of  Fame  by  the
Warwick Valley Central School District

WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body to honor those indi-
viduals whose exceptional athletic prowess leaves an enduring legacy  in
their communities; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Phil
Brady upon the occasion of his induction into the  Warwick  Valley  Boys
Basketball  Hall  of Fame by the Warwick Valley Central School District;
the Warwick Valley High School Boys Basketball Program  held  their  5th
Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, January 17, 2014; and
  WHEREAS,  Phil Brady is a member of the Warwick Valley Boys Basketball
Hall of Fame Class of 2014; this outstanding athlete's efforts,  commit-
ment,  and  past  accomplishments  on the hardwood have helped shape the
history of the Wildcats, Warwick Valley Boys Basketball Team; and
  WHEREAS, A 1958 graduate of Warwick Valley High School, Phil Brady was
a three-year varsity basketball player from 1955 to 1958, and a two-year
starter for the Wildcats, playing under Hall of Fame Coach  Vito  Magde-
linskas; and
  WHEREAS,  In 1957-58, Phil Brady helped lead his basketball team to an
outstanding record of 17-3, and the Section A Orange County League Cham-
pionship; during this year, he also led the Wildcats to a stunning upset
against perennial powerhouse Port Jervis High School in the  Section  IX
semi-finals by a score of 70-69; and
  WHEREAS, Known for his rugged style of play, Phil Brady was one of the
top  defensive  players in both the Orange County League and Section IX,
and led his team in rebounding during both his junior and senior  years;
and
  WHEREAS, An all-around exceptional basketball player, Phil Brady could
score,  rebound,  defend,  and  pass,  and in many games led the team in
rebounds, assists, and scoring; and
  WHEREAS, His most well-known basketball moment was beating Port Jervis
High School in a 1958 Section IX play-off game; and
  WHEREAS, Athletes like Phil Brady provide a tremendous service to  the
future  of  our  State and Nation, inspiring generations of student-ath-
letes in their athletic journeys and ensuring  their  success  in  their
future years; and
  WHEREAS, Phil Brady has clearly had an enduring impact on the youth of
the  Warwick  Valley Central School District, as well as on the communi-
ty-at-large, and accordingly merits recognition  and  applause  for  his
impressive dedication to others; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Phil Brady upon the occasion of his  induction  into  the  Warwick
Valley Boys Basketball Hall of Fame by the Warwick Valley Central School
District; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Phil Brady.

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