Are independent pharmacies a drug on the market?

By Tiffany Moustakas

Vincent Mazzamuto is at a crossroads with his pharmacy. It’s either lay off employees, or risk shutting down.

But it’s not that simple.

Mazzamuto and Adam Agovino took over Sedgwick Pharmacy, a local business that has been a staple in Van Cortlandt Village for more than 40 years, in 2004. In recent years, the two owners realized Sedgwick Pharmacy was in real danger of closing its 3887 Sedgwick Ave., location because of the very thing that keeps them open in the first place: prescription drugs…

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