Edwards and Son Funeral Home, Inc. 208 E Commerce St, Bridgeton, NJ 856-453-1960 Send flowers. The Rocket would circle Toyland, AND (talk about magic !) We were living green half a century before it was cool!As to why stores like Edwards died, I can remember kids whose moms preferred driving out to the new suburban shopping centers as they appeared. Mark E. FarringtonEast Syracuse, NY(P.S. Did you get to keep the Rocket? (Crossmon) Coon, who was Treasurer of Edwards under the Rodormer ownership. We are available to serve all of your needs. Her maiden name was Rosalie Kurgan). Best Regards, Bruce Stahl. How can I find a catalog of that time period? We'd get off at the Coconut Shell bar in North Syracuse. Every boomer who grew up in Syracuse remembers this. It’s an amazing swing style with high color in long two-toned fur and matching cuffs; the rest is a very tight fur in a dark grey brown. Usually our home library was closed by the time I arrived home. 193 likes. I purchased a fur jacket from a vintage store about 15 years ago, the style is approx. I clearly remember the original store which has the monorail which ran the perimeter along the ceiling of the toy department during Christmas season. The wholesome and innovative instant soup mix pioneered the blending of simple, familiar ingredients with … Edward and Sons Trading Company, Inc. Regardless, when you write that the Santa's toyshop/North Pole was magical, I doubt those who didn't experience it truly understand that it was, "magical." Does anyone have just a photo of the Globe Hotel before it was added on to. I have a old Porclean Table and 6 matching chairs. I would urge that Chapppell's be added the list of great Syracuse department stores. Hello,Im writing to you today because my Father Richard Essel had worked in your Syracuse, NY store for many years before they closed. I remember meeting him, and seeing him smile as I, as my Father had instructed me, stuck my hand out to shake his after I was introduced. My manager was Sam Molinari (sic), co-workers in the China, Silver and Lamps were Charlotte Brown and Linda (sorry I don't remember her last name). The museum holds all sorts of information about classic department … Great information from Mark. In any event, it was the last of the Syracuse department stores still standing until it was bought out by Bon Ton. The Santa's toyshop/North Pole on the top floor of Edwards, was simply magical, as were the downtown Christmas display windows with all the intricate animation and costuming.Having grown up with downtown Syracuse in its finest time, (before the horrific move of the public library from the Carnegie building to the hideous downtown mall), it was a world of wonder and people and food, and when it ended, my life was forever lessened. Westvale? Thank you. LOL, love camillus plaza pic. The Smoke Shop was run by a nice lady, June, who smoked pipes. Edwards store in suburban DeWitt still stands in Shoppingtown Mall. what a beautiful place.All these years later, and having grown up in a Syracuse suburb, fully utilizing the amazing bus service, I still don't understand why Edwards or any of the downtown stores closed, as no one I knew favored the malls compared to the wonder of downtown.Forays to Edwards, which were frequent, represent an admittedly skewed, but nonetheless incredibly positive memory compared to so much else. I would like to add a postscript to my post directly above (the one that mentions the University Club). Plan a funeral, find contact information and more. old right now. ... View full obituary, Erick Jason Whitaker, 48, of Bridgeton, NJ. The name of our company and the first of our brands, Edward & Sons nicely exemplifies a guiding principle of the company: to offer health-aware consumers “Convenience Without Compromise”. Thanks again!George Ward Rodormer. Sam is a good friend of our family Insaw him last month in Camillus. Welcome to Edwards & Son Ltd. We are a family business, yet we are one of the largest Citroen specialists in the country. If anyone knows or has any info I'd appreciate it. It was a men's store and when I think back on the incredible quality of their merchandise, it boggles my mind. (She later enlisted in the Womens' Air Corps. to have them in the museum where everyone could enjoy them again.Many Great memories as a child with them in the house. I miss it. and so does my cousin but no one else does! If you send them to bakgraphics@comcast.net I could add to the exhibit. Menawhile, I will add a little to my first "Edwards" posting.The guiding genius to E. W. Edwards, from 1945 to '68, was E. Winston Rodormer. Briefly, both stores tried operating under the Almy's banner before finally closing around 1984. Your comment must be approved before it is posted. It was a fun place..half gift shop/half dept store. : "stores like Edwards, which prospered for so long, only met their demise as our society declined to a point where they were unsupportable. I hated to see it go. Any chance you might have the recipe for the fantastic Mac and Cheese from the Tea Room?Hutiii@cox.net if you do! How patient he was with each & every one of us...Even in the midst of a teeming deparmtent store at Christmas time, and even at the age of 2-5 eyars old, you got an inkling that Christmas was about more than just "stuff." Contact. Our desire is to serve families at their time of need and to provide pre-planning assistance. He passed away August 15, 2016 of pancreas cancer. You could purchase on line at www.brzosteck.com. I too still have some wooden nickles from there! (Perhaps I should have moved abroad).And let us not forget Loew's theatre. "My" Santa was a circus clown named Joe Meyers, who was from nearby Auburn, NY. 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