SPRINGFIELD, NJ - In a post on facebook shared by deli owner Matt Applebaum, Apple's Deli announced it is going out of business.

The deli had operated for the past several years at the site of a previous deli, the Evergreen Deli, whose sign still hangs on the roof. In the post, Applebaum thanked Springfield residents for all their years of patronage.

The full post is below:

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This is a bittersweet message: As of tomorrow Apples Deli will be closing, and I will be moving on to other endeavors. We will still be available for your needs.

I want to thank all of you for your support and kindness, I enjoyed serving the townspeople of Springfield and the surrounding areas. I have lived here since 1978 and continue to live with my two boys and look forward to seeing you all around town and at special events. Again I cant Express how much you all mean to me.
Thank you and I love you all

Springfield residents expressed support for Applebaum in the comments of his post and wished him all the best.