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Albion resident honored at state capitol

Posted 7 May 2014 at 12:00 am

Stan Farone, a village trustee, has been active with COVA

Provided photo – Stan Farone, left, of Albion was honored at the state capitol on Tuesday. He is joined by, from left: Robert and Joan Shively of Lewiston, State Sen. George Maziarz, Niagara County Office for the Aging Director Ken Genewick, and Melissa Blanar, director fo the Office for the Aging in Orleans County.

Press release
State Sen. George Maziarz

ALBANY – Stanley Farone of Albion was welcomed to the historic Senate Chamber in Albany on Tuesday during a New York State Senior Citizen’s Day Recognition Event. Farone was welcomed to the event by State Sen. George Maziarz.

Farone just began serving as an elected village trustee in Albion, but his community service goes way back. He served in the Navy and Army Reserves, and is retired from Kodak.  He is a co-founder of Central Orleans Volunteer Ambulance (COVA) and remains a volunteer and board member.

Farone has also volunteered with the Holley Fire Department and the Albion Fire Department, as well as the Suicide Prevention Coalition. He was joined in Albany by Melissa Blanar, director of the Orleans County Office for the Aging.