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Capital Region Scrapbook: Wedgeway Barber Shop, owner DiCristofaro marking big anniversaries (with photo gallery)

Richard DiCristofaro, back row, center, poses with members of his staff in 1981. Clockwise from upper left are Naum Malavsky, DiCristofaro, Dominic DiNola, Patsy Gallo and Anthony Guerrero.
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Richard DiCristofaro, back row, center, poses with members of his staff in 1981. Clockwise from upper left are Naum Malavsky, DiCristofaro, Dominic DiNola, Patsy Gallo and Anthony Guerrero.
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Shave and a haircut — two bits. People could have said it — or sung it — at Schenectady’s Wedgeway Barber Shop in 1912. Prices have changed, but both services are still available at the men’s grooming station on Erie Boulevard. Longtime city barber Richard DiCristofaro is observing the shop’s 100th year in business this year and is also celebrating his 50th year in the barber profession. Regular visits Joe Vacca started the strap and ...

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Hamelot
June 18, 2012
3:47 p.m.

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Great barbers and better yet...great people! Congrats!

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