Resolution J761-2013

Honoring Ed Sherlock of Middleburgh, New York, upon the occasion of his designation as 2012 Business Person of the Year

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  • Mar 12, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 12, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 6, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Ed Sherlock of Middleburgh, New York,
upon the occasion of his designation as 2012 Business Person of the Year
by the Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that  the
quality  and  character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions and individuals that are devoted to the welfare of  the  community
and its citizenry; and
  WHEREAS,  Individuals  and  organizations  that give of their time and
energies and serve the best interests of their communities are an  asset
beyond remuneration and cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  honor  Ed
Sherlock  of Middleburgh, New York, upon the occasion of his designation
as 2012 Business Person of the Year by the Schoharie County  Chamber  of
Commerce;  this  auspicious  occasion  will  be celebrated at the annual
dinner meeting of the chamber, to be held on Friday, March 15, 2013,  at
Caverns Palace Restaurant in Howes Cave, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Ed Sherlock of Middleburgh, New York, began his radio career
in 1964 as a junior in high school by working for two small market radio
stations; and
  WHEREAS, In 1969, Ed Sherlock attended Point Park  College  in  Pitts-
burgh,  Pennsylvania,  and majored in radio and television broadcasting;
from 1969 through 1979, he was employed in Pittsburgh  as  an  announcer
for radio stations WTAE, WWSW and KDKA; and
  WHEREAS,  Ed  Sherlock  purchased  his  first radio station in 1979 in
Johnstown/Altoona, Pennsylvania; he later added two FM Stations  to  the
group; and
  WHEREAS,   In   2004,   Ed   Sherlock   sold  his  radio  stations  in
Johnstown/Altoona and thereupon operated a radio station  owned  by  the
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, school district; he also taught radio sales and
radio broadcasting in the district; and
  WHEREAS, In May 2007, Ed Sherlock purchased radio station AM-1190 WSDE
and  brought  nighttime  broadcasting to AM-1190; in June 2012, he added
LITE 94.3 FM to AM-1190; and
  WHEREAS, Ed Sherlock and his wife, Alla, reside  in  Middleburgh,  New
York;  Ed  is the father of three children, Carrie, Melody, and Christo-
pher; and
  WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents a  unique  opportunity  for
this  Legislative  Body  to  recognize and pay tribute to Ed Sherlock of
Middleburgh, New York; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of  this  Legislative  Body  that  those  who
enhance  the  well-being and vitality of their profession and community,
and have shown a long and sustained commitment to excellence,  certainly
have  earned  the recognition and applause of all citizens of this great
Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  Ed  Sherlock  of  Middleburgh, New York, upon the occasion of his
designation as 2012 Business Person of the Year by the Schoharie  County
Chamber of Commerce; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Ed Sherlock.

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