The West Orange Pharmacy Inc., at 443 Main St. is being sold, according to employees.
"There are numerous offers on the table," said a man who answered the pharmacy's phone today and identified himself as Bill. He said a deal should be finalized by the end of the week.
A sign hanging in the window says there is a new pharmacy coming soon.
“I am thrilled to welcome new owners who will revitalize a very desirable business in our community,” said Mayor Robert D. Parisi. “West Orange Pharmacy is a friendly neighborhood pharmacy with roots that go back 35 years in town and I know its customers are excited for its reopening.”
In September, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency The US Attorney's Office charged him with selling oxycodone to those without a prescription, according to authorities.
Stefanelli reportedly sold oxycodone to “confidential sources" on six separate occasions between Feb. 1 and Aug. 6, 2012, according to a criminal complaint issued in Newark by the US District Court on Sept. 7.
as a single-pharmacist shop; his sons, William Jr. and Robert, took over the business in 1977. In 1991 Stefanelli became the brothers' third partner. Stefanelli bought the business in 2008.