Martin honored by Delaware Mayor Riggle


Ralph Martin, right, chats with Al Myers, a retired Delaware County sheriff who has known Martin for the last 25 years, with Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle. Martin received a proclamation on Friday from Riggle declaring it “Ralph Martin Day” — for his more than 50 years of excellence at his shoe repair store, 28 W. Winter St., in downtown Delaware. “Everybody loves Ralph,” she said, adding that he is the truly the last of downtown’s early entrepreneurs. Friends and family gathered at his shop to congratulate him Friday.

Ralph Martin, right, chats with Al Myers, a retired Delaware County sheriff who has known Martin for the last 25 years, with Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle. Martin received a proclamation on Friday from Riggle declaring it “Ralph Martin Day” — for his more than 50 years of excellence at his shoe repair store, 28 W. Winter St., in downtown Delaware. “Everybody loves Ralph,” she said, adding that he is the truly the last of downtown’s early entrepreneurs. Friends and family gathered at his shop to congratulate him Friday.


Brandon Klein | The Gazette

Ralph Martin, right, chats with Al Myers, a retired Delaware County sheriff who has known Martin for the last 25 years, with Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle. Martin received a proclamation on Friday from Riggle declaring it “Ralph Martin Day” — for his more than 50 years of excellence at his shoe repair store, 28 W. Winter St., in downtown Delaware. “Everybody loves Ralph,” she said, adding that he is the truly the last of downtown’s early entrepreneurs. Friends and family gathered at his shop to congratulate him Friday.

Ralph Martin, right, chats with Al Myers, a retired Delaware County sheriff who has known Martin for the last 25 years, with Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle. Martin received a proclamation on Friday from Riggle declaring it “Ralph Martin Day” — for his more than 50 years of excellence at his shoe repair store, 28 W. Winter St., in downtown Delaware. “Everybody loves Ralph,” she said, adding that he is the truly the last of downtown’s early entrepreneurs. Friends and family gathered at his shop to congratulate him Friday.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2016/08/web1_DSC_0008_1.jpgRalph Martin, right, chats with Al Myers, a retired Delaware County sheriff who has known Martin for the last 25 years, with Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle. Martin received a proclamation on Friday from Riggle declaring it “Ralph Martin Day” — for his more than 50 years of excellence at his shoe repair store, 28 W. Winter St., in downtown Delaware. “Everybody loves Ralph,” she said, adding that he is the truly the last of downtown’s early entrepreneurs. Friends and family gathered at his shop to congratulate him Friday. Brandon Klein | The Gazette

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