Meet the Locals

Payette’s Music Traders PAYETTE’S MUSIC TRADERS (113 Mohawk Avenue) is family owned and operated by Alan and Debie Payette. Alan has been involved with music in some fashion his entire life. From bands dating back to the 70’s with Eros, Triffid, APB, The Big Block Blues Band and Rattail Jimmy. He is an established guitar […]

Payette’s Music Traders

PAYETTE’S MUSIC TRADERS (113 Mohawk Avenue) is family owned and operated by Alan and Debie Payette. Alan has been involved with music in some fashion his entire life. From bands dating back to the 70’s with Eros, Triffid, APB, The Big Block Blues Band and Rattail Jimmy. He is an established guitar player to say the least. Selling and working on guitars at Adirondack Strings. He created quite a following during his 26 year career at Hermie’s and now owning his own buisness. Alan is an Authorized Fender Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar and Electronics Technician. Trust that your instruments are in the most knowledgable hands in the business.

Charlie Palmer, State Farm Insurance Agent

CHARLIE PALMER, STATE FARM INSURANCE AGENT (119 Mohawk Avenue) first joined State Farm in 1989, working for his father. “At its heart, State Farm is all about helping people manage everyday risks, plan for a successful future, and protect the things that matter most. There are a few other agents in my extended family as well—serving people and the community is certainly a tradition that we’re proud to continue. My team is experienced, dedicated, and always willing to take the time to understand your needs, explain your coverage, and make sure you’re comfortable with everything. As a side note, our office is pet friendly!”

Scotia Cinema

SCOTIA CINEMA (117 Mohawk Avenue), an independent sub run movie theater, opened in January 1929 as the Ritz Theater. In December 1981 it was purchased by current owner Richard Adams. The theater has undergone extensive renovations while trying to maintain its old fashioned neighborhood movie theater setting. “We obtain our films normally between 1 and 2 months after their opening date and charge an admission of about half of the area’s first-run theaters. Our concessions are also much more reasonably priced. Our goal is to provide a clean and cozy environment in which to view the latest movies at an affordable price.”

Village Paint & Decorating

VILLAGE PAINT & DECORATING (146 Mohawk Avenue) has been in business for 52 years. Offering only the best paints and coatings for “do it yourselfers” as well as commercial and residential contractors. Owner Gary Kelly and his dedicated staff is comprised of three generations and has over 60 years of combined service and knowledge in the paint and decorating profession. “Let us put you at ease as we help you pick just the right color for that one special room. Or decorate your entire home from top to bottom including paints, wallpaper, carpet, and window treatments.”