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Somers town board members recently recognized and honored Doris Jane Smith – a local teacher and historian – after the woman was inducted into Senator Greg Ball’s Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

Smith, who is the town’s historian, has been living in town for 47 years, working for the Somers Central School District for 20 years as an art teacher and the town of Somers Parks and Recreation for 23 years.

She has been a member of the Somers Historical Society for almost half a century, where she served as the co-chair for the Town’s Bicentennial Committees, Chair of the Museum and Reis House Committees and Co-chair of the Education Committee. Since 1990, Smith has been an American Girl Coordinator, where the curriculum was centered on the American Girl Doll and their importance to American History.

Read more about the honor she received from Somers town board members by clicking here. (ARTICLE)

About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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