A look back on Terni’s, and its place in the village of Millerton

Phil Terni keeps tradition alive at his store on Main Street in Millerton. Photo by Whitney Joseph

MILLERTON — Turn the calendar of Millerton back some six or seven decades and take a long look at Terni’s store, where Main Street curves downhill to Route 22. 

There, to hear owner Phil Terni tell it, in the evening hours, after super had been served and dishes cleared away by the women of the house, after lamps had been lit and curtains drawn, veterans of “The Big One — WWII” would gather.  

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