Thank You Gardner!

Suffern resident honored for decades of service to village, 100th birthday

P1000659Gardner Fairfield Watts received Andrew C. Haggerty Award for Outstanding Village Employee at the Suffern Village Board meeting on April 7.

Watts, who celebrated his 100th birthday on April 3, has been village resident for 50 years, worked as a history teacher at Suffern High School from 1938 to 1974, volunteered his time for various village programs. He also founded the Suffern Museum and served as village historian from 1958 to 2007.