Pottsville Mayor John Reiley held his final state of the city address on Thursday night
Reilly took over as Mayor after his son, Terry died in 2000- 13 years ago Thursday.
Reilly says he enjoyed leading the city he has called home for so long.
"I Think I fulfilled most of Terry's Vision" said Mayor Reiley, "I love Pottsville. It's easy to do when you love your community. I've been here for 77 years."
Mayor Reiley said he's most proud of his fight against blight in the community.