Medina S & L praised on 125th anniversary

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 24 May 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo courtesy of Darlene Rich, Shelby town clerk

SHELBY – The Shelby Town Board presented Medina Savings and Loan President Tim Moriarty a proclamation on May 11 in honor of the bank’s 125th anniversary. Moriarty, left, is congratulated by Town Supervisor Skip Draper for the bank’s longevity.

Medina Savings and Loan was the only Orleans County bank to survive the Great Depression. The bank will celebrate its 125th anniversary during customer appreciation day on June 8 at its location by Tops on Maple Ridge Road.

The Medina Sandstone Society will present a sandstone plaque commemorating the S and L on its 125th anniversary. That unveiling is planned for 1 p.m.