NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Five A&P-operated stores in Queens, on Long Island, and in Bergen County, New Jersey were set to close Thursday night, and reopen next week as Stop & Shop stores.

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company is in the process of converting 25 A&P, Pathmark and Waldbaum’s stores it is acquiring, and the five that are temporarily closing Thursday night are part of the fourth wave.

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The pharmacies and banks in the stores will remain open during the conversion process.

The affected stores include:

• The Waldbaum’s at 213-215 26th Ave. in Bayside, Queens;

• The A&P at 400 Demarest Ave. in Closter, New Jersey;

• The Waldbaum’s at 905 Atlantic Ave. in Baldwin;

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• The Waldbaum’s at 702 Hicksville Rd. in Massapequa;

• The Pathmark at 4055 Merrick Rd. in Seaford.

Meanwhile, six new Stop & Shop stores will open on Friday in Brooklyn; the Bronx; Queens; Huntington, Long Island; and Kinnelon, New Jersey. All were formerly Waldbaum’s or Pathmark stores.

A&P-operated stores on Staten Island, and in Long Beach, East Hampton, South Hampton, Greenvale, Franklin Square, and Mount Kisco; as well as Closter, New Jersey, have also been converted to Stop & Shop stores.

The Montvale, New Jersey-based A&P company announced plans to close several stores under a pending bankruptcy plan.

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A&P also operates Super Fresh, Food Emporium, Food Basics, and Best Cellars stores.