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The Wantagh 5&10 is Closing

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The longtime family owned and operated “throw back discount variety store” is closing.

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Photo by: Rick Scott

BECOMING LONG ISLAND HISTORY: THE WANTAGH 5&10 IS CLOSING
 
The longtime family owned and operated “throw back discount variety store” is closing. The Wantagh 5&10 in downtown Wantagh has been a fixture in the community since 1955. Sad to see another independent store disappear.
 
The upper photo is from an internet search and appears to date from around the 1970s. The one in the lower photo is from October 2013.