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Support Your Favorite New City Small Business With a Patch Shout-Out

With Small Business Saturday happening today, you can help drive feet—and wallets—to your favorite independent business.

 

You might be the type who finds sleeping on a freezing sidewalk for the best Black Friday deals exciting. But that is now over and done. Or perhaps you've already started working out your mouse-clicking finger for Cyber Monday. But if neither scenario appeals to you, there is an alternative—Small Business Saturday.

Small Business Saturday, conceived by American Express to help spotlight the efforts of local small businesses, comes at the beginning of the big holiday shopping sprint, toda yand encourages shoppers not to bypass Main Street for the mega-mall.

Clarkstown Supervisor Alex Gromack and Councilwoman Stephanie Hausner stressed the importance of residents keeping their dollars in town by utilizing the 'downtowns.'  

“While it is difficult for the small business owner to compete with the larger box stores, there is no replacing that 'neighborly' touch and friendly service you get when you shop locally and no denying that a dollar spent here in Clarkstown will do far more for our communities than a dollar spent someplace else,” said Hausner

New City Patch would love to hear which small businesses you can't live without here.  Tell us in the comments which independently owned business is a must for local shoppers today and why. Your shout-out could help a sector of our economy that has created 65 percent of the net new jobs over the last 17 years.   

So when you must get your nails done just right, find that unique necklace, discover that perfect bottle of wine or have a craving for an amazing sandwich, where do you go time and time again?

Steve November 26, 2011 at 11:50 AM
By supporting The New City Chamber of Commerce you will be supporting the local economy in Clarkstown & New City. Our new web site www.newcitychamber.com has a Membership Directory that will lead you to local businesses that will give you unmatched service and value. Your Holiday shopping list can be completed locally. Small Business Saturday will give you BIG value. Thank you Robin for a job well done. Happpy Holidays to everyone. Steve Weissblatt Pres. NCCC
Steve November 26, 2011 at 12:07 PM
I would be remiss to not thank Alex and Stephanie for stressing the importance of shopping locally. On behalf of The New City Chamber of Commerce and it's Membersip, thank you for your continued support. With your support Main St. will thrive and prosper and our Membership will continue to grow. Steve W. Pres. NCCC
Al Conti November 26, 2011 at 02:21 PM
RBI Sports is offering 10% off on their Winter Workout. Please go to the RBI website, www.rbisports.net and click on camp's and clinics. This is a 10 week workout that will help any player trying out for their Junior High School or High School team. do not delay spaces are limited. 845-268-9900
Sandra Leylegian November 26, 2011 at 03:09 PM
I love The Cookie Girl Bake Shop! What a wonderful treat anytime! Stacey, the owner will help you custom make a cookie bouquet for any occassion and her cookies are "THE BOMB"!! Recently, I needed a cookie bouquet for a dear friend who had surgery, we created a cookie bouquet filled with footballs, superman, smiley faces and of course a personalized, get well soon cookie. He loved it!! Go visit the Cookie Girl Bake Shop at 191 South Main Street in the Town Plaza!!
BzIzzi November 28, 2011 at 05:11 AM
I am a big fan of De Cicco's supermarket in Clarkstown Plaza. They train their staff so well: polite, professional and prepared! The range of food is amazing; the quality is excellent. The store layout is intuitive and just the right size. They are kind to kids and helpful to customers. And their inhouse catering is worth a visit., Yum!

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