Last year we learned Gander Mountain stores across the country would be closing their doors, including the location in New Hartford. Now a new owner is putting the stores back to work.

You can start looking for the newly-branded 'Gander Outdoors' stores to pop in around New York within the coming months. is reporting five stores will re-open around Central New York in 2018 including the Cicero location that is already up and running.

The other 4 locations in NY will be in Kingston - opening later this month, Watertown - Opening in May, Plattsburgh - opening in May and Tonawanda - opening in July.

The 65,000 square foot Cicero location will hold a Grand Opening ceremony this Saturday at 9 a.m.



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