After being in business for almost 80 years, Posner’s Hardware & Locksmiths in Bayside will be closing its doors for the final time on Nov. 21.

Joe Lamel, who has owned the hardware store at 4728 Bell Boulevard for the past 44 years, said he set his sights on retiring and put the store up for sale a couple years ago. After going through several real estate agents, no one was interested in buying.

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