Discount chain opens at former Centereach Pathmark

A customer heads into Ocean State Job Lot on Middle Country Road in Centereach on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. (Credit: James Carbone)

Discount chain Ocean State Job Lot has opened a new store at the former Pathmark supermarket in Centereach, which was closed in October 2015 by the bankrupt Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.

Ocean State Job Lot, based in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, had a soft opening the day before Thanksgiving and will hold a grand opening on Saturday of the remodeled 34,000-square-foot location at...