Chain: Pearl’s Department Stores, Inc.
Date Opened: August 20, 1980
Date Closed: March, 1988 (When Pearl’s Department Store, Inc. ceased operations)
Street Address(es) when open (Building name/block) Grand Union Shopping Center Plaza, Main Street and Emerson Avenue [Current Address]:
Former Store(s) in Location(s): ?
Later Store(s) in Location(s): ?
Buildings still exist?: JICNote: Grand Union Plaza still exists, not sure if it is same structure as in 1988
Owners, Managers, Employees:
- Robert Geroux, first manager (1980 – ?)
- Donna Van Slooten, Manager for 5 years
Subsequent Owners if sold:
Articles, Pictures, Ads:
Pearl’s Lake Luzerne Warrensburg Grand Opening ad (Warrensburg Lake George News 08-20-1980 p3) via Fulton History
Store opening (Post-Star 08-23-1980, p21)
Pearl’s Corinth Lake Luzerne Ticonderoga Warrensburg – joint ad (Post-Star 09-05-1981 p20)
Pearl’s Corinth Lake Luzerne Ticonderoga Warrensburg ad (Post-Star 12-16-1981 p28)
Students collect for NASA (Post-Star 06-13-1986, p11)
Gave a scholarship at Warrensburg Central School 1985 graduation ((Post-Star 06-22-1985, p 32)
Warrensburg has Christmas Lights (Warrensburg Lake George News 12-24-1986 P3)
Donna Van Slooten Store Manager for 5 years (The News abd Times 03-07-1990 p8)
Grand Union Plaza – Main Street and Emerson Avenue (Google Earth 2018) JICNote: Pearl’s was probably location of Family Dollar.