The Postage Inn celebrates 26 years of service

On the drive between New Paltz and Rosendale, there sits a landmark known as The Postage Inn. What drivers might not know is how long it’s been a fixture in Tillson.

Back in the late 1980s, James Jerkowski was an aspiring young chef who’d just graduated from the Culinary Institute of America. His dad, George Jerkowski, was a mechanical engineer for IBM. Both wanted to build a restaurant together.

When they learned that the old Tillson Post Office was for sale, his dad jumped. This was the chance they’d waited for.


In 1987, the father and son . . .

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