Home Hardware purchases North American Lumber

Jeff Appel, CEO of Melville Home Hardware, gathers in front of North American Lumber (NAL). Appel’s company has purchased NAL, with the sale effective March 16.

Melville Home Hardware has purchased the community’s North American Lumber (NAL) outlet, bringing an end to NAL being a retail anchor of Melville’s downtown business core for nearly 110 years. The sale is effective March 16. “It’s fantastic for the community,” said Ken Karius, the regional manager for NAL. The…