Resolution honoring former mayor passes

GLOVERSVILLE – The Common Council passed a formal resolution honoring former Mayor Frank LaPorta, who the city said “exercised tremendous vision and foresight in his tireless efforts to site the newly created Wal-Mart Supercenter within the city.”

The traffic circle located at the intersection of South Kingsboro Avenue and Hales Mills Road Extension will be named LaPorta Circle in his honor.

Department of Public Works Director Kevin Jones said a sign will be put up at the site in his honor.