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The Arctic Bear neon sign shines outside Mathews Funeral Home on Gillionville Road in memory of Norton Johnston, former owner of the iconic Albany restaurant.

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It’s amazing what a picture can do sometimes. You look at it, and you don’t just see the image. You smell it. You hear it. You even taste it.

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Norton Johnston and Arctic Bear remembered

Memories of Lee Norton Johnston and his iconic ice cream cone-licking bear are impossible to separate.


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