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TOUR: Stop & Shop - West Haverstraw, NY

Stop & Shop Opened: 2008 Previous Tenants:  Pantry Pride > Inserra ShopRite (1980-2005) Location:  7 Samsondale Plz, West Haverstraw, NY Photographed:  June 2, 2021 Welcome to the Stop & Shop in West Haverstraw! Thanks to a commenter on my original post from back in 2019 we have a very extensive history of this location, beginning with its opening as Pantry Pride in the late 60s or early 70s. Inserra ShopRite moved in by the late 70s and began a major renovation of the store, expanding it to its present 50,000 square feet. In 2005, Inserra closed the store (possibly around the time Garnerville opened a mile and a quarter west) and three years later, Stop & Shop opened up shop after a renovation, including turning a walkway from the front parking lot to the back parking lot into an extension of the sales floor. In 2010, Inserra opened a much larger new-build store in Stony Point, just under a mile north. We're headed there tomorrow. This is Inserra's original g
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TOUR: Ideal Food Basket - Haverstraw, NY

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