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by TW-Upstate NY
27 Nov 2011 10:56
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Saveway Super Markets
Replies: 3
Views: 2643

Re: Saveway Super Markets

Add Saratoga Springs to the list. It has been since subdivided with Family Dollar being the largest user of the space. Amsterdam actually had two locations. One in a now vacant small (3-4 store) strip center within city limits and the other in a larger center out on NY Route 30 in the town of Amster...
by TW-Upstate NY
22 Nov 2011 22:47
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Great American
Replies: 71
Views: 41607

Re: Great American

Gloversville, NY-began life as a Loblaws and was most recently a call center. Closed in 1995.
Gloversville NY Great American.jpg
by TW-Upstate NY
20 Nov 2011 11:10
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Grand Union
Replies: 71
Views: 59751

Re: Grand Union

GU Grand Savings Plus Card.jpg
by TW-Upstate NY
20 Nov 2011 10:46
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Family Bargain Centers (New York)
Replies: 8
Views: 9133

Re: Family Bargain Centers (New York)

Now that I've had time to think about it, the Herkimer store ended up being a Great American after they had moved from their previous location. As I recall, the stores were "bare bones" operations and not much to look at.
by TW-Upstate NY
17 Nov 2011 13:05
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Grand Union
Replies: 71
Views: 59751

Re: Grand Union

From this past July:
GU Trailer Behind Northville, NY Store 0709111851 Photo Three.jpg
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by TW-Upstate NY
16 Nov 2011 21:28
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Family Bargain Centers (New York)
Replies: 8
Views: 9133

Re: Family Bargain Centers (New York)

Know this chain very well. They actually were pretty good stores. Didn't know they operated that many location especially outside of NY. If you don't have them already, here are four New York locations: -Johnstown (currently a large Dollar Tree and subdivided into several other smaller stores) , -Am...
by TW-Upstate NY
10 Oct 2011 19:57
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Great American
Replies: 71
Views: 41607

Re: Great American

-Yes I do indeed mean State Route 7 in Oneonta-my error. I had referenced NY State Route 5 just above it. It was in a small strip along with a Carl's Drugs and W. T. Grant. Before Interstate 88, that was the route we took between NY and NE Pa. The Southside Mall store sadly became infamous in 1994 w...
by TW-Upstate NY
10 Oct 2011 10:04
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Great American
Replies: 71
Views: 41607

Re: Great American

Corrections to this list are as follows: -Amsterdam-was a Chicago Market but also a former Loblaws and at one time was a discount operation of Chicago Markets called Bag 'N Save -Cooperstown-I seem to recall the 34 Chestnut St. location WAS a Great American as late as 1985. It is now Otsego County g...
by TW-Upstate NY
10 Aug 2011 20:40
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Great American
Replies: 71
Views: 41607

Re: Great American

The former Fonda, NY location now belongs to the ages. The building has been demolished to make way for a new Cumberland Farms store to replace their aging mid-80's unit about a block away.
by TW-Upstate NY
14 Jun 2011 20:25
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Food Fair/ Pantry Pride in Kingston,NY?
Replies: 7
Views: 4101

Re: Food Fair/ Pantry Pride in Kingston,NY?

Wow-I had no idea they had that many stores in the area. About the closest I got to any info. on the stores was an article from the Troy (NY) Record in 1976 about Price Chopper buying some leases but all I could conjure up was the headline-never could access the article. Couple of questions then: fi...
by TW-Upstate NY
27 May 2011 19:53
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: JCPenney mall locations
Replies: 16
Views: 12789

Re: JCPenney mall locations

Viewmont Mall along US Route 6 in Dickson City, Pa. (most people would refer to it as Scranton instead) is an example of a center located space. It was built in the mid to late '60's as one of the original anchors (along with Sears on one end and Grants on the other) as a two-story store. To my know...
by TW-Upstate NY
23 May 2011 20:33
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Food Fair/ Pantry Pride in Kingston,NY?
Replies: 7
Views: 4101

Re: Food Fair/ Pantry Pride in Kingston,NY?

How extensive was their reach in New York? The reason I ask is because I recall a new build Pantry Pride in Schnectady (actually Niskayuna proper) as part of a JM Fields combo in the Mohawk Mall which was built I'm going to say early 70's. Don't know when they left but the JM Fields eventually becam...
by TW-Upstate NY
23 May 2011 20:21
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Great American
Replies: 71
Views: 41607

Re: Great American

I remember one of those gas stations. It was in the parking lot of one of their stores in a very small shopping plaza (3 stores) along NY Route 7 just outside Oneonta. Rode by it a lot when I was a kid when we made numerous trips between Pa. and what is now home. I never made the connection. We move...
by TW-Upstate NY
05 May 2011 19:48
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Defunct grocery chains you personally shopped at
Replies: 36
Views: 33555

Re: Defunct grocery chains you personally shopped at

I don't have as varied a shopping history as some of you but a few Upstate NY names do come to mind: -P+C Foods-the recently bankrupt (again) Penn Traffic Company's flagship banner. Topps Friendly Markets bought the company and rebranded a number of the units and closed or sold off others -Save-Way ...