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James Drug Store Closes Local Branch


October 1, 2020

Donald A. Della

The James Drug Store in the C&S Family Markets grocery store on West Allegheny Street, Martinsburg, has closed. The drug store posted a notice a few days in advance and then closed on Friday, Sept. 25.

Owner Donald A. Della blamed insurance company reimbursements.

"You can't make it work when you bill $50,000 and the insurance company sends you $12,000," Della said. "When you can't make payroll, you can't keep the doors open."

Della said the problem was not the Cove-area market, the customers or the volume of business.

"Everyone was nice," he said. "The community was nice, they were al...

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