When most people think about Easter Sunday, they’re not usually thinking about crime, but a small, local business was robbed on Easter, March 31, 2013.

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Faldoni’s Delicatessen And Catering at the corner of Park Avenue and Route 32 in Mechanicville was broken into, and had thousands of dollars stolen from it.

In a story that I saw on Newscenter 10 ABC, the thief or thieves broke a window in the back of the building. They took about $100.00 from the register and also stole a safe that contained several thousands of dollars from four days of business.

This is a hardship that took its toll on this mom and pop business. John Falco, who owns the deli said that “this isn’t a reality he ever thought that he’d ever have to deal with.” Falco and his business partner plan on making a few changes including having a security system installed, and some policies for leaving any money inside the business.