In 1962, a young couple, Rosanne and Bill Fitzula, Jr., opened a variety store to serve the needs of the mostly middle class Italian families that lived in the area. Located 90 miles North of New York City on the western shores of the Hudson River in the quaint Village of West Haverstraw, they began their life journey together. The store fronted Railroad Avenue and Bill and Rosanne lived upstairs allowing them to work side by side in their labor of love. Over the next 10 years their store prospered and their little family grew. They raised two handsome boys, Billy, Freddy and one beautiful daughter Cindy.

In the early 1970's Bill decided to transform the variety store into a full fledged jewelry store and after years of night classes and endless training successfully converted their little store into a full service jewelry store focusing on diamonds and watches.

For the next 25 years Rosanne and Bill watched their children grow up, begin families of their own and tinkered with the inventory to match the changing needs of the locale community.

In 1997 under the capable direction of their son Billy they launched their first website. They were far ahead of their time and experimented constantly as they awaited the world to beat a small path to their door.

In 2000, Rosanne passed away, causing Bill to close down the store for three months. During those three months Bill reflected on his life, his lost love Rosanne and the wonderful family he had been blessed with. With the support and encouragement of his three children he once again made a change in the direction of the store. He decided the time was right to pursue a dream he and Rosanne had to focus their attention on the gifts and collectible market. For the next three years Bill and his children, all who worked part time as needed, transitioned the store from exclusively jewelry to primarily gifts and collectibles focusing on those hard to get pieces that weren’t readily available in the area.

By 2003 the neighborhood and the surrounding area had changed. The quaint little neighborhood made up of small family owned businesses had morphed into another suburb of New York City complete with fast food restaurants and giant box national retailers. It was once again time for a major change.

Bill decided to move his store to the little town of West Milford, NJ. Located in the "Heart of the Highlands". He once again has found the idyllic serenity that he once knew in the Village of West Haverstraw.

After spending 11 years in West Milford an opportunity to own their own building presented itself. With vision and foresight Bill and Billy purchased the old diner in Greenwood Lake, New York. They renovated the building adding a second floor which is used as their storage area. The grand opening of the new building was May 1, 2015. "We chose Greenwood Lake because it's a vibrant community," says Bill. "There are people walking downtown, kids playing on the field across the street and a lot of events that bring people together here." Billy added that he looks forward to being in Greenwood Lake for as long as his parents were in West Haverstraw.

"We welcome the Fitzula familty to Greenwood Lake," says Kevin Sweeney, President of the Greenwood Lake Chamber of Commerce. "They have done an outstanding job completely renovating the building they purchased and we thank them for thier investment in our downtown."

If you happen to find yourself in the area please stop in and say hello and take your time looking around the shop that Rosanne and Bill started 45 years ago. Don't rush, we are glad you've come and we are in no hurry to see you leave, as this is where we come to relax and enjoy life.

Bill and Billy Fitzula


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Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Peter S.
4 hours after , AR

Item was received timely and in great shape.
My only issue was that I never received any sort of confirmation email with my order.
When I signed into my account with Fitzulas, there was not an intuitive way to track my order (no shipping tracking, etc).
Other than those, the item was exactly what we were looking for and got here before christmas.

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Anna M.
10 hours ago , PA

Have not received my item yet but purchasing was very easy.

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Lisa K.
Today , PA

Fitzuulas was a great company to order from. They had the best price and my order arrives without any problems and in great shape. thank you.

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My mom has cancer and I wanted to buy her something special.

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Jess
Today , MA

The product is great quality, and a very affordable gift.

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We purchased a Tree of Life figurine for my mom last year, and have decided to keep in with a tradition of buying her a new one each year.

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Pamela C.
Today , AZ

Prompt delivery. Item exactly as described.

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Shopper Approved - Verified Customer DIANN C.
Today , MO

I really love the butterflies with a small flower..I got one for the months of my son my 2 grandkids and myself for the months we were born in. These are a little bit heavier than what I usually buy which is porcelain or bone china. So these will be able to set out on my end tables or coffee table instead of being placed in curio cabinets.

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Due to birthdays

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Francoise N.
1 day ago , MI


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I have a Dept 56 Dickens collection and I add to it every year.

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Catherine R.
1 day ago , NY

It was great and quick!

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Joan R.
1 day ago , NJ

Quick and Easy

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Looking for Christmas gift

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer JAN D.
1 day ago , WV

You had what I needed to finish my Christmas tree. I had purchased some last year as well.

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It’s the same little bear I started collecting for my tree last year.

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Roberta C.
1 day ago , FL

Thought shipping was very high

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Nephew is obsessed with planes

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Corrine S.
1 day ago , MN

Check out was a bit difficult as the website was wonky. Product is amazing and whoever I talked to in the shop also very friendly and helpful. Thank you!

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Shopper Approved - Verified Customer AClark
2 days ago , OR

Extremely smooth process placing the order.

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Gifts for my best friend. She loves hedgehogs and these figurines are adorable!

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Themelina K.
2 days ago , NJ

Quick and easy

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Like the look

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Loreen K.
2 days ago , FL

Difficulty with the website changing password.

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Found it elsewhere and they only had a few left so looked online and found them at your store!

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer nancy F.
2 days ago , ID

Package arrived in a timely manner and in good shape. .I would order from this site again

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It was cute, but smaller than I expected

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Quincy K.
3 days ago , TN


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Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Bettina F.
3 days ago , KY

Very user friendly!

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Grandchild asked for it

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Sandra S.
3 days ago , TX

I found exactly what I was was looking for.

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This product fits the personality of my pets exactly…so cute!

Shopper Approved - Verified Customer Phylis R.
3 days ago , OR


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