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01 Jun 2017

Gary Beasley Announces Plans to Retire

(WWNY-TV)The head of Neighbors of Watertown is calling it a career after 38 years at the helm.

Gary Beasley told 7 News over the weekend about his plans to retire.

Neighbors has played an instrumental role in helping create more affordable housing in the city for low-income residents. The organization has also fixed up blighted properties.

Beasley says he'll be leaving Neighbors in good shape.

"We've gotten a lot of wonderful projects done," he said. "I've got a wonderful staff that can carry it forward and a great board of directors, so the time is right."