CBS 2 News reporter Lou Young reports from downtown New Rochelle on pawn shops opening in Westchester County.Read more
As Talk of the Sound first reported on April 6th, CVS is acquiring Almarc Drugs, according to a statement issued by CVS today.
On and after April 5th sources provided Talk of the Sound with the following information:
Employees speaking on condition of anonymity told Talk of the Sound they were informed yesterday that the company had been acquired by CVS and will be closed in two weeks. The price tag for the sale of the two stores including the buildings is said to be around $24 million. A manager at the Almarc Drugs store in New Rochelle declined to comment.
On that day, two Talk of the Sound contributors visited the location and made inquiries as the pending sale. Store staff and the manager on duty that day declined to answer questions. The manager was asked to pass along the request to the appropriate person. No one from Almarc responded and the story ran the next day.Read more
You gotta listen to the Gripedaddy. He knows what he is talking about.
Just 12 weeks after Gripedaddy said he sensed that Best Buy was vulnerable and predicted the company could not continue to operate the way it was operating, the national electronics retailing giant, is in turmoil. It has fired its CEO, launched an internal investigation into possible misuse of company funds, announced the closing of 50 stores and seen its share price drop over 20% in a week. lopping over 2 billion dollars from the company's market cap as investors scramble to make sense of it all.
Of course, Gripedaddy saw it coming a mile away.Read more
(White Plains, NY) -- Westchester County’s Office of Economic Development has launched an innovative new marketing campaign promoting Westchester as fertile ground for small to mid-sized businesses to grow.Read more
(New Rochelle, NY) -- On Wednesday, April 11 the Monroe College SIFE Team won a Regional Competition and as a result will advance to the SIFE USA National Exposition on May 22-24 in Kansas City, MO. This will be the ninth consecutive year that Monroe will participate in the Nationals. In 2005 the Monroe College SIFE team was a National SIFE Champion and they were featured on the Kellogg’s Corn Flakes box.
SIFE, which stands for Students in Free Enterprise, is an international organization that encourages students to apply what is learned in the classroom toward making communities better. SIFE teams from participating colleges present their projects in an inter-active multi-media format to be judged by corporate executives.Read more
The first ever Key Food Superstore has opened at 366 Pelham Road, New Rochelle, NY. The store replaces the old A&P.
The 33,000 sq ft store combines a Key Food Supermarket with an Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace influence, for a full service supermarket with an Italian flair. Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace is a Long Island-based chain of family owned gourmet Italian supermarkets, with an emphasis on selling the highest quality, freshly made prepared food.Read more
Almarc Drugs, a fixture in downtown New Rochelle, NY since 1979 is closing its doors for good on April 19th after 33 years. The company's flagship location is at 507 Main Street in New Rochelle. Almarc has a second location at 2127 Palmer Avenue in Larchmont, NY.
Employees speaking on condition of anonymity told Talk of the Sound they were informed yesterday that the company had been acquired by CVS and will be closed in two weeks. The price tag for the sale of the two stores including the buildings is said to be around $24 million. A manager at the Almarc Drugs store in New Rochelle declined to comment.Read more