When I think of McDonald's many things come to my mind. My first "real" job was at McDonald's in Owego and I made many friends and still keep in touch with of few of my workmates (thanks to Facebook) today. For many of us, our first work experience came from fast food and other jobs like that.

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When my kids were younger, one of their favorite places to go was McDonald's. They liked the food but they LOVED going to the locations with the Playplaces. They would rush through their chicken nuggets so they could go play. Bonus: It also gave me a chance to enjoy my McRib.

Those are just a few of my McDonald's memories, so I felt bad when I saw this sign  that was posted at McDonald's on Main Street in Endwell.

McDonald's On Main Street In Endwell Suddenly Closes

Attention Valued Guests:

Effective Sunday, 1/15/2023, this restaurant will be permanently closing. We will be closing early on Sunday, 1/15, at 8 p.m. We appreciate your continued patronage throughout the years and for the many years to come!

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause but your are more than welcome to visit our next closest locations at: 

339 Main St. Johnson City

603-605 East Main St. Endicott

or if you looking for a restaurant with a Playplace, please visit our location at 3136 Vestal Parkway, Vestal.

This was the store that I took my daughters to when they were growing up. I've visited this location several times recently and there was NO indication to me that they would be closing.

There is a rumor that's going around that they are going to tear the building down but I haven't been able to confirm it yet.

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