PARAMUS, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – The Garden State is getting its first Stew Leonard’s grocery store.

The chain is moving into the old Sear’s location at the Paramus Park Mall.

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Public officials marked the occasion with a toast milk in the glasses instead of wine before the ceremonial ground breaking this morning.

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The 80,000-square-foot Paramus store will stock local produce and dairy products.

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It is expected to create more than 350 new jobs in the region.