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Watching hard times befall Long Reach Village Center [Commentary]
Watching hard times befall Long Reach Village Center [Commentary]

After we moved to Long Reach in 1998, we did our grocery shopping at the village center's Safeway store, which at that time was the only nearby supermarket. That was OK with us. The Safeway had a pretty good produce section and most anything else we might want for fridge and pantry. We didn't need another store. A few years later, though, we got one anyway. The Palace 9 movie theater on Centre Park Drive shut down in 2001, and not long after a shiny new Giant had taken its place. Naturally curious, we checked it out. It didn't exactly knock your socks off (that came years later, when Wegmans opened alongside Snowden River Parkway), but by comparison, the village center...

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