Address: 11 Woodruff Street

Old Address: 6 Woodruff Street

Other names: The Lamp Post

The Melody Bar and Grill was opened by former Broadway dancer Helen Miller in 1944; by 1948, it had been sold to Donald A. Stone. Previously, the location had been occupied by Bedore's Cash Market, Mullen's Cash Store

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, March 18, 1948


Announcement has been made of the sale of Jerry's Lounge at 90 Broadway to Francis Trombley and Donald Stone. The building and business was purchased from Gerald Olyer.

Mr. Trombley operates the Rainbow Bar and Grill on Bloomingdale avenue and Mr. Stone operates the Melody Bar and Grill on Woodruff street. Both men will continue their own businesses in addition to the partnership which they have entered.

Mr. Trombley and Mr. Stone plan eventually to make changes in the operation of the business at 90 Broadway and to choose a new name for it.

No plans have been made for any change in the interior of the building or in the decoration of the bar and grill.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, August 17, 1956

The Melody Bar will be under new management. The new owners are Don Schrecongost and George Schroeder, III, of Jamestown, N.Y. They will re-name it "The Lamp Post."

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