Late Great Businesses of Herkimer's Past

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Bob Cat

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Aug 29, 2008
 
State Street Mill, Victory Markets, Boardman's, The Vogue, Library Bureau, MDS, Grant's, Nichol's Discount City, Daffy's Discount, Gallinger's Drugs, Hammer's Jewelers, The Herkimer Clothing Center, Marine Midland Bank, Mr, C's, Munger's, Woolworth, M.R. Knickerbocker, Cherry's, Chirico's, The Stuffed Shirt, The Pub, Chicago Markets, Carl's Drugs, The A & P, Hale Manufacturing, Boyle's Pit, The Palmer House, Montgomery Ward, The Robin's Nest, The GH, Green Street...just some!
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Aug 29, 2008
 
How about Little Joe's? Best ice cream and pies! Lovier's Dairy? Real 5 cent ice cream cones that were loaded! Bill's? Village Inn? What was that sub shop's name? They had the best subs! Dineen's with no women at the bar!!! I used to smoke cigars and my wife was trying to buy me one and was told NO WOMEN at the bar! She was so embarrassed!
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Aug 29, 2008
 
Herkimer Camera Shop, Sheldon Moses Jewelers, Bob Perry's Barbershop, Endicott Johnsons, Valley Stereo, Herkimer Electronics, Williams Furniture, Tut Nichols Bar, Pachmans Auto, Losurdos Pizza, Perkins Buick, The German Manechor, The Plaza Inn, Big Jim's Subs, Jimmy's Stuffed Shirt, The Prospect Inn, Quackenbush Auto, River's Gas Station (the original convienient store), Woods Tire, Just to name a few more.
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Aug 29, 2008
 

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Oh wait.... can't forget, the biggest, most famous disco in central NY, used to draw huge crowds from Utica....

The Electric Scene.
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Aug 29, 2008
 
Pelton's Hardware, Gallinger Drugs ( Rexall ), another dx store further up, Durant's ? Western Auto, National Auto. Hoz's Meat Mkt, Herkimer Chief, Acme, Woolworths.
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Aug 29, 2008
 
Gretchen Haller's piano studio on N Washington St...Chris-Eleanor Dance Studio...St. Joseph's Church..Steuben School..LW Bills...Knights of Columbus...Sears Gas Station on Main St..the library was in the Earl Mansion ..
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Aug 30, 2008
 
Kirkpatrick's Cor Store, Rifenburghs, Tarnawa's,
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Aug 30, 2008
 

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Yes, Rivenburg's! Rivey's store was wonderful..we loved that they kept their Christmas lights up all year long on the front porch! No more corner stores in Herkimer, and that's a shame. What was the name of the small store that was right next door to Bills school? And what a shame about the state that place now, too.
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Aug 30, 2008
 
there was also Nowacki's on So Wash St and there was also a store on E. German St near Steuben St
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Yes, Nowacki's--across from St. Joseph's. Remember when Herkimer had a dump, which was (I think) near where Creekside Courts is now?

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Aug 31, 2008
 
remember leo's gas station, where kaviks parking lot is now? back when gas was .72 a gal. leo would plug your tire for $3. you could even buy cigarettes for your dad when you were nine.
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Aug 31, 2008
 
Leo had a Coke cooler with the old fashioned bottles for sale...I just remembered that I used to buy cans of soda for a quarter. Man.
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Aug 31, 2008
 
it's all finally coming back, eh Cat ?......lol
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Leo had a Coke cooler with the old fashioned bottles for sale...I just remembered that I used to buy cans of soda for a quarter. Man.
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Aug 31, 2008
 
I remember Ricky's Market and the Stop and Shop, both on German St. Popsicles for a nickel! Real penny candy!
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Aug 31, 2008
 
Where was Kirkpatrick's corner store?
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Aug 31, 2008
 
Remember Hoz's Market on Green Street.
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Aug 31, 2008
 
Oh, that's right! When did they go out of business?
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Aug 31, 2008
 
Hoz's went out a long time ago, but I remember going there with my MOM.
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Aug 31, 2008
 
I can remember the place..cannot remember if I ever went. What was on the site of EFK plaza before the plaza--does anyone remember? Plus wasn't the former Baby Boomers a bar called the Wonder Bar (or something like that)?
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Aug 31, 2008
 
How about Top Hat? and what was the place called before they changed it to Bobo's just as you came into Herkimer?

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