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Yorktown of Yesteryear: Friendly's Restaurant

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Friendly's Restaurant, circa mid- to-late 1970s Credits: Nancy MIlanese
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Friendly's Restaurant, circa mid- to-late 1970s Credits: Nancy MIlanese
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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Friendly’s Restaurant, located on Commerce Street, was a Yorktown staple for almost four decades before closing in September 2014. The restaurant reopened Friday as Eddy's Grillhouse and is under the same management of Edwin's Deli.

Nancy Milanese, senior office assistant at the Yorktown Planning Department, shared these photos of Friendly's, estimated to be taken in the mid- to late-1970s.

If you have photographs, documents, articles, maps, etc. related to the history of Yorktown and would like to share, please contact editor Brian Marschhauser, marschhauser@halstonmedia.com.

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