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Then & now: Memories of Brookdale soda still fizz within its fans

THURSDAY DECEMBER 13, 2012, 8:19 AM

BY BILL ERVOLINO
STAFF WRITER
THE RECORD

THEN: Brookdale Soda Co.
NOW: Brookdale memorabilia

"Soda man!"

That's what Joseph A. Pieretti bellowed as he drove his soda truck through the streets of North Jersey in the late 1950s and early '60s. "People would yell out their soda order and I'd bring it up to their apartment," he recalled.

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