Village Pizza and FatBoys Deli Of New Hartford Closing
Both Village Pizza and FatBoys Deli of New Hartford are closing up shop.
Both restaurants were owned and operated by Sal and Jess, along with the rest of the Grande family. Both were also located at 39 Genesee Street in New Hartford.
The news broke on Facebook, on both businesses pages:
With heavy heart I would like to tell everyone we are closing our doors. It has been a awesome journey, along the way we have reunited with old friends and made so many new friends and memories that I will treasure forever. I want to thank all of our customers for all of their support and I am going to miss you all!!!
Thank You All So Very Much
Stay Healthy And Safe
Sal & Jess and the entire Grande Family!!!"
There was no explanation mentioned for a reason both restaurants were closing.
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