WHEREAS, local resident Harry Robinson was inducted into the American Football Association National Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on Sunday, June 22, 2018; and

WHEREAS, this Hall of Fame recognition arises from a stellar record of accomplishments as a Linebacker and Placekicker with the Glove Cities Colonials; and WHEREAS, Robinson’s impressive career earned a reputation as tenacious defensive force during competition and a good-hearted colleague off the field; and

WHEREAS, Harry’s defensive skills lead to him being named Empire Football League Defensive Player of the Year in 1974; and

WHEREAS, Harry’s accomplishments earned him a place in the Colonial’s Hall of Fame, inducted in 1990; and WHEREAS, Harry began his football career playing high school football at Gloversville High School; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby recognizes the accomplishments and talent of Harry Robinson upon the occasion of his induction into the AFA Hall of Fame in Canton, OH.

Supervisor Lauria commented that it was a privilege to know the Robinson family and that Mr. Robinson’s father was his first baseball coach. He has known the Robinson family for years. Supervisor Greene said he was a “really good guy” and a “good student”.

Upon a motion by Supervisor Wilson, seconded by Supervisor Greene and unanimously carried, the Committee adjourned at 2:13 p.m.

Certified by: _________________________________________
Jon R. Stead, Administrative Officer/DATE Clerk of the Board