is happening in Little Falls!
Little Falls is in the middle of major change following on from
the Monday November 19th Herkimer County IDA public hearing in Little
Falls City Hall to present a financing plan for the redevelopment
of Shoppers Square and listen to public comments, the news came
that Big M will close on December 22nd and demolition of a substancial
part of Shoppers square will bein in the New Year. The plans are
visionary and exciting and will bring substantial benefits to the
citizens of our city. The plan represents a commitment and investment
by Price Chopper as well as the renovations of the remaining buildings.
Our city center will become a focal point for our community and
visitors as a modern vibrant City-Center shopping area.
Street First believes that the renovation is a major investment
in the future of Little Falls. What happens next is up to you! A
resounding vote of approval for the owners of Shoppers Square, to
Price Chopper and to our elected officials to move forward is essential.
Street First is just a group of individuals who have come together
to try to influence the future, much the same as those who came
together to save and revitalize Benton Hall, which stands as a monument
to progressive thinking which stands proud in our City. Our interest
is to see the center of Little Falls revitalized as a walk-able
community which will draw people and businesses to our City.
order to achieve the development of a flagship supermarket and the
renovation of the remaining portion of Shoppers Square, it will
require a substantial monitary investment. At the public hearing,
questions were asked and assurances requested that would offer continued
opportunities to the existing Big M employees. The plans are available
for viewing at the Herkimer IDA offices 320 North Prospect Street,
Herkimer. call (315) 867 1373 for opening times.
York State has enacted legislation that follows the preservation
of city Centers to preserve localized services and shops on which
the communities depend in a walkable distance. This is also a fast
growing trend sweeping across the United States.
welcome your support. The next few weeks and months will be an important
time for our community as these far reaching decisions are being
discussed before any construction commences.
Please email us and let us keep you up-to-date with developments
as they happen.
Local Third Thursday........
Main Street First in conjunction with local traders, are following
up their shop local Saturday with Shop Local Third Thursday
where traders will have special offers and many will stay
out more details by
clicking on our logo
suggest that you get off I-90 at exit 29A Central New York
State and spend a few hours in our City. Walk down our Main
Street, visit Canal Place, or the Lock - the Worlds third
highest single lift lock at 48 feet.
are just four hours from New York City, four hours from Boston
and four hours from Buffalo.
have numerous restaurants, bank facilities, the Historical
Society, parks, great baseball field, places to stay and restored
out 'WHERE ARE WE' and come visit us. A warm welcome awaits