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Letter: Goldman Brothers

I was very saddened to hear about Goldman Bros., a beloved business here in Hicksville, which will be closing its doors. Personally, I have bought shoes and clothing there for years. I also know my grandfather, who owned a bakery at the time, used to shop there because they had certain long johns he would wear specifically during the cold nights when baking.

Many people I have spoken with also had favorite stories of their experience with the store. Some of the employees would show me vintage advertising they would find, knowing how I enjoy seeing that kind of item from the shop.

Recently, the Hicksville Historical Society had wanted Goldman’s to be our guest to honor a longtime Hicksville business, and now I sadly understand why they never gave us a true reply.

Closed or not, Goldman Bros. will be remembered as a landmark in Hicksville.

Bob Koenig

President, Hicksville Historical Society