SHREWSBURY: ACME EXITING

HOT-TOPIC_03Shrewsbury’s Acme Markets store is expected to close by the end of April, NJ.com reports.

The store is one of three in New Jersey and Pennsylvania that the supermarket chain will close based on a decision not to renew expiring leases, according to spokeswoman Danielle D’Elia.

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LITTLE SILVER: A&P PETERS OUT

LS A&P 102515LS A&P 102715The shelves of the Little Silver A&P have grown sparse in recent days as the new owner, Acme Supermarkets, plans to shut down the store Saturday night for several days of sprucing up and reopen it on November 4 as an Acme, according to signage.

The Prospect Avenue location was among 72 A&P stores that changed hands in a bankruptcy sale approved in September. The A&P on Shrewsbury Avenue in Tinton Falls was also included. (Photos by Trish Russoniello. Click to enlarge)

 

FAIR HAVEN MAN STRUCK IN LITTLE SILVER LOT

AUTHORITIES_LS2-2014An unidentified Fair Haven man remained hospitalized Friday afternoon after being hit by a car in the A&P shopping center parking lot in Little Silver.

Police Chief Dan Shaffery said authorities were still attempting to notify relatives of the victim, who was airlifted to Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune following the 10:03 a.m. accident.

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LITTLE SILVER: BUSTED PIPE CLOSES STORE

A busted sprinkler system supply line poured water into the produce section of the Little Silver A&P supermarket shortly after 8 p.m. Monday, forcing an evacuation of the store, said Fire Chief Andrew Smith. Signs posted on the doors indicate hopes for a mid-afternoon reopening Tuesday.

The store was briefly closed by a partial roof collapse after a snowfall in December, 2011. (Click to enlarge)

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK IN LITTLE SILVER

pedPolice and passersby tend to an unidentified person in the A&P parking lot shortly before noon. (Photo by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge)

An accident in the A&P shopping center in Little Silver left a pedestrian injured shortly before noon Tuesday.

No official account of the accident was immediately available from authorities.

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TEMPORARY ROOF FIX DONE AT SUPERMARKET

acme-openA&P in Little Silver reopened early Friday afternoon after the building’s roof partially collapsed this week. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

The A&P supermarket in Little Silver is back in business after a 48-hour shutdown caused by this week’s blizzard.

Contractors worked since Wednesday to shore up the roof of the building, which partially collapsed under the weight of heavy snow, and the store got permission to reopen its doors at around noon Friday.

Within an hour, shoppers wended through the store loading up carts and baskets, moving around a cordoned off section at the south end where the damage occurred.

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