Fishkill’s Favorite ‘Has It All’ Store Celebrates Fifty Years In 2023
You know you're from Fishkill or the surrounding areas if...someone mentions school supplies, greeting cards, unique gifts and decor, lottery tickets, or party supplies and the first thing that comes to mind is Jerrick's!
A staple in the Fishkill community for now 50 years, Jerrick's is the go-to spot for just about, well, everything. As they enter their 50th year of business, they are celebrating with retro photos from their early days, and of course some great deals and sales.
Let us reminisce.
Jerrick's Fishkill, A Staple In The Hudson Valley For Fifty Years
Having grown up within walking distance of Jerrick's as a child, I guess I never really realized how far their reach and impact was on the Hudson Valley.
When it was time for a birthday party, we knew we had to 'run to Jerrick's' to order balloons and pick up party supplies and cards, during back-to-school, we knew we'd bump into just about everyone (and their mom) in our class after the supply lists went out, all grabbing for our composition notebooks and brightly colored folders in their supply aisles.
Fast forward to being a mom myself now, the tradition continues as I take my daughter school supply shopping there each year; and her supply list often cites Jerrick's as the place to purchase certain required items.
Even during the 8 years I spent living away from the Hudson Valley in New England, you better believe that I ordered my daughter's first and second birthday party decorations and balloons from Jerrick's, and made my parents travel the two hours in the car with a backseat full of balloons (thanks mom and dad).
Jerrick's Fishkill's 50-Year History
If we don't have it, you probably don't really need it
A motto of sorts, or catchphrase about the offerings that this Fishkill-based store has become known for over the years.
In 1973 when the Stone first arrived in Fishkill, they opened Jerrick Drugs, a family-operated pharmacy, and since then, the store itself has gone through various changes, both cosmetically and spatially, and even with their name. From one store to two, Jerrick's East and West, one thing is for sure, the Stone family has been a staple in the Hudson Valley for half a century.
At this time we would like to thank you all so much for being with us through thick and thin, happy and sad. It’s all of you who have kept us going for 50 years. We hope to be a staple in the community for years to come and to share many more happy events with you, our expanded and expanding Jerrick’s family. There are no words to express our appreciation for sticking with us all of these years!
Check back for photos from the past 50 years of Jerrick's!