Commending Amodeo Brothers Sunoco upon the occasion of celebrating its 70th Anniversary

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Amodeo Brothers Sunoco upon the occa-
sion of celebrating its 70th Anniversary

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to recognize those
small businesses within the State of New York which contribute to the
economic health and vitality of the communities they serve; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Amodeo Brothers Sunoco upon the occasion of celebrating its 70th Anni-
versary; and
WHEREAS, For 70 years, Amodeo Brothers Sunoco, of Marlboro, New York,
has served its customers with an exceptional level of industry and
excellence that is second to none; and
WHEREAS, Located in Ulster County, Amodeo Brothers Sunoco is one of
the only businesses in the State of New York to be operated at the same
location by a single family for 70 years; and
WHEREAS, Established on April 17, 1947, by John Amodeo, Sr. and his
brother, Thomas, Amodeo Brothers Sunoco is presently run by John Amodeo,
Jr., who spent much of his childhood at the station, and his brother-in-
law, Stephen Adamshick; and
WHEREAS, John Amodeo, Sr. and Thomas Amodeo were born in Monteforte
Irpino in the province of Avellino, Italy, and immigrated to the United
States when they were young boys; and
WHEREAS, Upon opening the service station, John and Thomas struggled,
but overcame much adversity through their steadfast hard work and dedi-
cation, making Amodeo Brothers Sunoco a permanent fixture and a valued
business in the community; and
WHEREAS, A true asset to the company, John Amodeo, Jr., affectionately
known as Duke, learned the automotive trade from his father who had him
watch how things were done at the station; and
WHEREAS, Stephen Adamshick began working at Amodeo Brothers Sunoco
part-time in 1972, while attending Marist College; after earning a Bach-
elor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Finance, coupled with
a minor in Economics, he accepted an offer to help run the business; and
WHEREAS, Small businesses such as Amodeo Brothers Sunoco exert a
strong, positive influence on the communities they serve and are a
crucial element in the economy of New York State; and
WHEREAS, Amodeo Brothers Sunoco remains a family enterprise; current
owners John Amodeo, Jr. and Stephen Adamshick, as well as their loyal
and dedicated employees, proudly continue the tradition of excellent
service that has made this company a success for the past seven decades;
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when businesses
of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our attention,
they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of this
great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Amodeo Brothers Sunoco upon the occasion of celebrating its 70th
Anniversary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to John Amodeo, Jr. and Stephen Adamshick, Owners, Amodeo Broth-
ers Sunoco, Marlboro, New York.


  • 31 / May / 2017
  • 06 / Jun / 2017
  • 06 / Jun / 2017

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