Tag Padraic Glackin

Reader Submission: local Acme employee retires after 36 years 12

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Joe Glackin (far right) with his family (from left): Brendan, PJ, Daniel, Kathleen and wife Maryellen. Photo courtesy of Padraic Glackin.

As he had for the last 36 years, Joe Glackin finished dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 23 and headed out the door to work the evening shift at the local Acme.

The difference is, that night he walked out of Acme Markets as an employee for the last time.  While many were lounging on their sofas or propped in bed reading, Joe had been stocking shelves, greeting late night shoppers, working a register, stopping a thief and on occasion, calling 911 for a customer in medical distress. continue reading »

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