After a liquidation sale of all merchandise and reactions from the community, all that is left of Rite Aid on Jackson Avenue is the shadow of the pharmacy logo.
News broke in early August that the branch of the pharmacy chain would be permanently closing their doors because of business conditions at the Jackson Avenue location, reported company representatives. Rite Aid held a liquidation sale on the non-prescription merchandise
Officials have not yet confirmed a replacement for the store, but residents are speculating.
"I think Walgreen's would do very well here, although they may feel their Plainview store is too close to us to put another one here," wrote Patch reader Brenda.
"It would be nice to see Walgreens or a local grocery market go in there but I fear it will lie vacant for years. I hope I am wrong," wrote Jeff.
"...a store of the size of rite aid with over $30k in rent would not survive in a local community setting," said reader Grocer, who said he was searching for a storefront for a produce shop.
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